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The Sweat Fearlessly Podcast

The Sweat Fearlessly Podcast

By Alexis Reed

This podcast is about fitness, wellness, and leading a healthy lifestyle. It features interviews with athletes, information about yoga and Ayurveda, guided meditation, and more!
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Guided Meditation #1

The Sweat Fearlessly PodcastJun 02, 2023

Guided Meditation #1

Guided Meditation #1

This episode features a guided meditation that can be done nearly everywhere! Take some time to check in with your inner resource and practice mindfulness.

Jun 02, 202315:20
Reed Reads: The Art and Business of Teaching Yoga
May 11, 202305:29
My 4 New Daily Habits After the Silent Retreat

My 4 New Daily Habits After the Silent Retreat

This episode is about the four new daily habits I've developed since attending the Silent New Year's Retreat at Yogaville.

Feb 03, 202307:43
Reed Reads: No-Nonsense Buddhism for Beginners

Reed Reads: No-Nonsense Buddhism for Beginners

This episode is the first book review episode! In this episode, Alexis gives a review of the book, No-Nonsense Buddhism for Beginners, by Noah Rasheta.

Get your copy of No-Nonsense Buddhism for Beginners here: (affiliate link)

Jan 24, 202310:39
2023 Thoughts About Mantras and Goals

2023 Thoughts About Mantras and Goals

This mini-episode is about my thoughts for 2023, including my mantra for the year, "Experiment -> Experience." Learn about some of the "experiments" I'll be conducting this year and a little about mantras and how we can flip the script on the negative mantras we may already be using.


No-Nonsense Buddhism for Beginners by Noah Rasheta: (affiliate link)

Jan 13, 202306:49
Why I Love Teaching Restorative Yoga

Why I Love Teaching Restorative Yoga

This episode is all about why I love teaching restorative yoga.

My Vinyasa Practice and their available courses/training:

My Vinyasa Practice courses:  Restorative Yoga training:

Research on the health benefits of restorative yoga:

My YouTube channel:

Social media links:

Instagram: Facebook: Twitter: TikTok: Pinterest:
Dec 09, 202215:08
Why I Love Walking Challenges
Nov 04, 202211:16
Why You Should Get Fitted for Running Shoes
Mar 31, 202206:17
Bonking While Strength Training
Oct 14, 202111:20
I'm Running My First Marathon
Oct 07, 202113:18
Yoga with Alexis: Yoga Nidra

Yoga with Alexis: Yoga Nidra

What is Yoga Nidra?

Yoga Nidra is conscious yogic sleep. In Yoga Nidra, you are lying in a comfortable position - typically savasana - as you are guided to a state of consciousness that is balanced between the waking and sleeping states of being. Learn more:

Want to Teach Yoga Nidra?

Interested in a Yoga Nidra certification? Check out My Vinyasa Practice: (affiliate link). Use the code FLECKS20 for 20% off!

Warm Up Yoga Flows

FREE! Mini Yoga Flow: For a Full-Body Warm Up Before Exercise: FREE! Mini Yoga Flow: For A Full-Body Cool Down or Recovery Stretch:

More Info

Camp Flex and Flow: NOW Foods: Try NOW Foods products for 20% off with the code FLEX at It's valid until the end of August 2021.
Sep 01, 202122:01
LIVE! Dating in a Pandemic Panel
Jul 09, 202101:07:31
All About The Pits: Armpit Health and the Natural vs Conventional Deodorant Debate
May 20, 202134:56
Being a Single Millennial During a Pandemic
Apr 30, 202118:13
5 Things to Know Before Taking Your First Indoor Cycling Class (Spin Class)
Apr 22, 202108:34
Sleep: The Missing Piece of the Health Puzzle

Sleep: The Missing Piece of the Health Puzzle

In this episode, I'm speaking with Dr. Jason Loth,  a Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician, Strength & Conditioning Specialist, Metabolic Typing Advisor, and Co-Founder of SpineAlign ( He treats patients with joint, muscle & nerve dysfunctions related to poor posture.

We are celebrating Sleep Awareness Week this week, so Dr. Loth shares tips and information about how to get better sleep, how to identify sleep disorders and more. 

Mentioned in this episode:

Sleep Foundation research: Magnesium L-Threonate: (affiliate link) Breathe Right strips: (Check out my blog review about these strips: Check out Dr. Loth's SpineAlign pillow here: (affiliate link) Nevy Health:
Mar 18, 202139:07
My Heart Health Scare
Feb 18, 202107:37
Interview With An Athlete: Katrina Pilkington

Interview With An Athlete: Katrina Pilkington

In this episode, I'm speaking with Katrina Pilkington, AKA Fitty Kat.

Katrina shares information about her work on diversity and equity in the health and wellness space, in addition to information about her personal fitness journey. 

Show Notes:

Watch Katrina speak at the virtual 2021 IDEA Personal Trainer Institute (March 6-7, 2021) Read some of Katrina's AFAA articles: Follow Katrina on social media: Instagram (@fittykat_) and Twitter (@fittykat)
Feb 12, 202133:14
Interview With An Athlete: Tiffany Gustafson
Feb 04, 202144:13
50 First Hikes

50 First Hikes

To start off the new year and the new season of The Sweat Fearlessly Podcast, I'm sharing information on the #50FirstHikes Challenge!

Here are links to some of the sites and resources referenced in this episode:

Tikima: Black Girls Trekkin: DMV Fitness Fam: 50 First Hikes: Native Land: Health benefits of hiking:

Jan 28, 202110:33
Sweat Fearlessly Season 1 Wrap-Up
Jan 24, 202104:09
Ayurveda: Healthy Habits for the Holidays

Ayurveda: Healthy Habits for the Holidays

This episode features a live interview with Ayurvedic Health Counselor Carly Banks of The Habit.  In the episode, Carly shares some Ayurvedic practices to help you stay balanced during this Vata season.

Learn more about Carly Banks and The Habit: Take a free Ayurveda class: Find Carly on social media (Pinterest, Instagram, and Facebook) @thehabitayurveda.
Dec 04, 202045:43
Ayurveda: Simple Ayurveda Rituals for Health & Vitality
Nov 29, 202001:08:44
Interview With An Athlete: Adina Crawford
Nov 20, 202043:60
Ayurveda: Finding Balance

Ayurveda: Finding Balance

This episode features an interview with Felipe Muñoz, Mindset, Mindfulness, and Meditation Coach with Empathic Practice ( An Internationally-Certified Meditation Teacher and Life Coach,  Felipe Muñoz has been working for more than a decade training and coaching creatives and clients to find their purpose and align their actions and goals. Throughout this episode, Felipe shares the importance of finding balance - particularly during these particularly stressful times, mindfulness exercises you can do from anywhere, and how to be more mindful about our consumption.  At the end of this episode, Felipe leads us through a beautiful guided meditation.⁣

Did you love this guided meditation? You can find an entire playlist of guided meditations on the Empathic Practice YouTube Channel here:⁣

For more information visit: You can find Empathic Practice and Felipe on social media @empathicpractice (on their Facebook and Instagram).

Nov 06, 202042:22
Why I Started 300-Hour Yoga Teacher Training
Oct 30, 202014:33
I'm a Registered Yoga Teacher
Oct 16, 202018:53
Guided Meditation #1
Oct 09, 202007:16
Ayurveda: Ayurveda 101 with Dr. Manisha Mittal

Ayurveda: Ayurveda 101 with Dr. Manisha Mittal

In the first interview of the Ayurveda Series, Dr. Manisha Mittal ( provides an overview of Ayurveda, focusing on the connection between gut and brain health, the importance of finding mind, body, and soul balance, and an explainer on the doshas. This aired as a LIVE interview, so there are some questions from listeners throughout the episode.
Stay until the end, as we make a simple turmeric tea! The ingredients you'll need for this are:

Optional: sweetener (honey, agave, etc.).

Do you have questions? You can leave a voice message on Anchor ( or send me a message on social media (@flecksoflex or @sweatfearlessly).
Oct 01, 202001:08:49
Ayurveda: Ever Heard of It? (New Series Alert!)

Ayurveda: Ever Heard of It? (New Series Alert!)

Ayurveda is usually translated as "knowledge of life" or the "science of life." But what does that mean? Find out how I've started exploring Ayurveda, and learn more about the Ayurveda series that is launching on this podcast! Don't miss the first LIVE Sweat Fearlessly interview, coming up next week. Save the date and learn more here (

Do you have questions about Ayurveda? Leave a voice note on Anchor, DM me on social media (@Flecksoflex or @SweatFearlessly), or send me an email ( I'll do my best to incorporate your questions into my interviews or find an expert to speak on your specific question topic.
Sep 25, 202005:39
Interview With An Athlete: Vida Bratton
Sep 17, 202048:59
Interview With An Athlete: Dr. Kellen Scantlebury
Sep 09, 202001:05:20
Why I Started Yoga Teacher Training
Jul 27, 202009:25
Interview With An Athlete: Sarah Apgar
Jul 12, 202047:21
Meet RunMitts
Jun 30, 202058:06
What's Biting You?
Jun 15, 202038:15
How to Find Hiking Trails That Aren't Overcrowded
May 30, 202010:12
What is Carb Cycling?
May 28, 202055:36
My Personal Carb Cycling Experience- Part 1
May 15, 202008:33
Interview With An Athlete: De Bolton
May 13, 202035:23
Interview With An Athlete: Christie Golubski
May 07, 202052:19
Interview With An Athlete: Esther McNary
Apr 30, 202036:20
Interview With An Athlete: Kaseedee Jermain

Interview With An Athlete: Kaseedee Jermain

In this week's episode, I'm speaking with Kaseedee Jermain of Pilates Bklyn ( about disappointing your naysayers, trying new things, and owning the skin you're in. You can find Kaseedee on "The 'Gram" @kaseedeej or @pilatesbklyn.

Apr 23, 202030:19
Old is Gold: All That Yazz Soap

Old is Gold: All That Yazz Soap

In this episode, Lex interviews Yasmine Bandali-Alvarado of All That Yazz Soap. Yasmine shares information on the environmental impact of the soap industry, how she's utilizing sustainable soap-making practices, tips for women looking to launch their own companies, and much more! Why should you consider switching from shower gel to bar soap? Listen to find out! All That Yazz online: Social media: @allthatyazz

Apr 20, 202042:56
Interview With An Athlete: Tikima Thompson

Interview With An Athlete: Tikima Thompson

In this episode, you will meet Tikima Thompson of Tikima Renee Fitness ( We're talking about Tikima's fitness journey from modern dancer to personal trainer and fitness blogger. In case you're wondering, here's a link to listen to Tikima's favorite song to sweat to: "Booty Whoop" by Big Freedia

Apr 15, 202031:19
Welcome to The Sweat Fearlessly Podcast!
Apr 11, 202010:29