EP 33 - Interview with Liz Lightfoot
“No matter what set me back, I still have a goal and I wanted to accomplish it.”
What do you do when you’re struggling and keep on hitting setbacks after setbacks? Liz Lightfoot experienced it all, diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes, depression and anorexia and bulimia at age 12. But she never gave up and was able to overcome it all. Today she is known as ‘Little Fit Lizzie’ in the fitness world. She has won the Canadian Physique Alliance King Kong Classic competition. On today’s episode, Liz shares, with Troy and Jasmine, how she overcame her struggles, manages her diabetes and lives an active and healthy lifestyle.
3:53 - Liz’s rough life and struggles having diabetes, anorexia, and bulimia at age 12
7:40 - How fitness and lifting weights saved her and her family’s life
10:15 - Realizing that fitness competition is not for her and trying and sticking to flexible dieting
11:50 - How Liz became a student of Troy and Jasmine and got back to competing again and won!
17:27 - Jasmine’s own story of overcoming an eating disorder, finding strength in fitness and impacting other women with the same struggles
20:15 - Liz’s advice for women having the same struggles and to those who get stuck or gave up thinking they can’t do anything about it
24:03 - The major transformation in Liz’s life
29:50 - Importance of having friends, a coach, or a community of like-minded people to support, and motivate you through your journey of overcoming struggles,
36:00 - The source of Liz’s success in becoming physically and mentally healthy plus Liz’s words of wisdom
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