Spartan Up! - A Spartan Race for the Mind!

“When you exercise, your brain is receiving signals from your body that really tell you who you are and what you’re capable of. So when we talk about exercise boosting confidence or being empowering, sometimes we think about it very abstractly, but I think about it very literally,” says Kelly McGonigal, PhD.
Kelly McGonigal is an award-winning Stanford lecturer, health psychologist, author, and public speaker. We continue our conversation, but this time about resilience relating to happiness and positivity. In this episode, you’ll learn:
• How feeling connected and having something to offer to your community builds compassion, happiness, and resilience
 
• Why working out in a group is shown to be the best for improving your mood
 
• Finding empowerment through exercise to figure out what you’re capable of and to build resilience
 
• Having pure intentions when coaching others
 
• No matter how bad your day is going, anyone taking the time to listen to you may be having it worse, so show up for them!
 
If you enjoyed our conversation, make sure to check out Kelly’s new book, The Joy of Movement
 
Connect with Kelly on social:
Instagram - @kellymariemcgonigal
Twitter - @kellymcgonigal
Website - kellymcgonigal.com
Books - kellymcgonigal.com/books
 
Connect with Jarod and Yancy on social, and attend a DEKA event: 
-Jarod’s Social: @jarod_cogswell
-Yancy’s Social: @YancyCulp
-Race a DEKA Event: DEKA-FIT



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CREDITS:
Producer: Lake Watters
Host: Jarod Cogswell and Yancy Culp
Sr Producer: Marion Abrams
 
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