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Every week, our fitness journey faces critical moments, those times when we MUST decide to get moving or not. But are we making this decision more difficult than we should be? This...

Is your self-talk lacking self-compassion? This week, guests Dr. Shaelyn Strachan of the University of Manitoba and PhD Candidate Laura Meade of Kings College (London) break down t...

29 Compare if you Dare

Franklin Roosevelt said, "Comparison is the thief of joy"... but does that go far enough? This week Kelly breaks down the massive temptation to compare our fitness journeys to othe...

Is a lack of time really holding you back from a more active life? This week, Kelly brings some MUCH needed context to this misunderstood barrier, including what the research is ac...

We won't always feel like exercising, but what can we learn from our lack of motivation? This week, Kelly gives 5 reasons (not excuses!) why most people don't feel like moving and ...

Even the most active lifestyle starts with a single step. For elite adventure racer James Galipeau, that step was a brave one. That bravery has since dragged him all over the globe...

Don't feel like a real runner, a real lifter, or a real yogi? In this episode, Kelly exposes a potential source of "imposter syndrome", gatekeeping. *** *Feel Like It is on Audible...

After a run through his home town, Kelly talks about the power of our fitness past to motivate us in the future. Tune in as he discusses what you can pull from your own history to ...

23 A Digital Kick

In the wake of last week's episode entitled "Poking the Pain", Kelly shares a favorite strategy that can provide a spark when you're mired in a fitness funk. In other digital news,...

Have you ever felt shamed by a sales person? It's bad enough when we wallow in our insecurities, we don't need the fitness industry to exploit them too. Based on reader reactions t...

What do you get when you smash together two fun, reflective women to talk about their outdoor passion? The most spirited interview of the show to date. Whether you're a seasoned hi...

There's a phenomenon few people use when exercising; it's called the Peak-End Rule. In this episode, I'll help you apply it so you can take more control of your motivation to move....

It's true, you only get ONE crack at your first go, and my first half marathon last weekend did not disappoint. But would I do it again? Join me on this bonus episode where I break...

You're probably pretty good at building action plans for your fitness routine... but how are your REaction skills? On the coattails of a powerful quote by Eckhart Tolle, Kelly shar...

Every fitness transformation has a story, and OCR visionary Joshua Fry's is as poetic as it is inspiring. Dealing with some dark obstacles, Joshua turned to exercise; obstacle fitn...

Strengthening your fitness motivation might mean making your routine more outdoorsy. This week, on location from the forest, Kelly discusses the biophilia hypothesis and its value ...

Does the thought about going for a run make you cringe? May be we can change that. In this episode, Kelly spills the details on his running journey, including the exact moment he s...

So you want a fitness routine you can maintain... but is your mindset hampering your motivation? This week, Dr. Kelly Doell redefines "success" in a way that might be the mental sh...

Fitness is FULL of numbers. But are they helping or harming your motivation? In this episode, Dr. Kelly Doell discusses the pitfalls of today's measurement culture, including when ...

Time to call BS on yet another cultural trend. Today's "no excuse" culture won't help you in the long run. In this episode, Dr. Kelly Doell deconstructs toxic "no excuse" messaging...

Working harder at old ways won't solve the commitment puzzle. To foil that pesky dropout pattern, something needs to change. That's where an underdeveloped skill, trying new things...

Every fitness journey starts with a first step. This week, Kelly interviews 3-time Boston qualifier (and run commuter) Jesse Blondin about the story behind her marriage to marathon...

The Exercise is Medicine movement may be accurate... but is it complete? This week I fill in the gaps about what prescriptive fitness is lacking to be an effective approach in the ...

Self-compassion, self-forgiveness, self-acceptance... these ideas are all the rage. On this week's episode, Dr. Kelly Doell puts a twist on one that will make you much more prepare...

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