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Run Lift Mom is an audio podcast uplifting women and guiding mothers through their fitness journey. Episodes feature expert interviews in the topics of running, strength training, and motherhood.

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Rising From the Ashes with Feenix Apparel CEO Brooke Trogdon


This Run Lift Mom podcast episode is an interview with Feenix apparel founder Brooke Trogdon.

Brooke is the CEO of an activewear and apparel brand called Feenix, which offers mirrored apparel featuring messages that are for the wearer, nobody else.

When you look at your reflection you’ll see your own personal reminder of how incredible you are.

Mine says “enough” because I need to be reminded I’m enough for my kids this school year. Use SUZY10 for 10% off one of your own!

First things first, you must watch this 3 minute video about the company origins:

FEENIX Apparel Origin Story from Joe Trogdon on Vimeo.

Amazing, huh? Brooke also has a fascinating personal story about finding herself over the course of a weight loss journey and mommy makeover.

The podcast interview goes deep on what that was like.

Brooke shares are a lot of hindsight eye openers that may help you on your own transformation journey.

Who is Brooke?

Brooke is a native Californian turned Southern when her family moved to North Carolina 8 years ago. She’s a mom of 3 boys and a wife to one incredible man for 15 years.

She says the gym is her second home and she loves to dance during sets or in the car when a really good song comes on!

Time based show notes:

2:00 what it felt like in the heaviest moments, physically and emotionally 3:00 how being overworked led to drive through meals and convenience foods 4:30 lightbulb moment for change 6:00 posting weight loss journey publicly 7:45 why you shouldn’t always “work in silence” 9:45 getting a mommy makeover to remove extra skin 14:00 looking and feeling like an athlete 15:00 modeling healthy behavior 17:00 making a healthy lifestyle a family affair 18:40 National Weight Loss registry recommendations for long term weight loss success 20:00 be your own cheerleader 21:00 Feenix apparel backstory

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The podcast episode associated with this post is made possible by the following partners:

Factor meal delivery service – use FACTOR2020 for $25 off your first week

Sarah Marie Designs – use RUNLIFTMOM to save 10%

My favorite Sarah Marie – beer, whiskey, wine coffee also available

Red H Nutrition – use RUNLIFTMOM to save 15% on anything

Aloette – aloe vera based skincare and cosmetics – listen to the episode for a special discount not printed anywhere!