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Tune in every week to hear the stories of incredible current and former professional/collegiate athletes about their successful transitions out of the sporting world and into "the real world."Giving up is for rookies...you can beat the odds and go the distance, if only you keep moving forward.http://keepmovingforward.us/

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Tune in every week to hear the stories of incredible current and former professional/collegiate athletes about their successful transitions out of the sporting world and into "the real world."Giving up is for rookies...you can beat the odds and go the distance, if only you keep moving forward.http://keepmovingforward.us/

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By LouGalli - Jul 20 2017
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I like this Podcast a lot. My favorite episode is Evander “The Real Deal” Holyfield. Great questions from the host.

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By J_P_R - Mar 18 2017
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The combination of inspiring guests and insightful questions asked make for a great podcast!

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30 Ratings
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25
3
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Great Podcast

By LouGalli - Jul 20 2017
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I like this Podcast a lot. My favorite episode is Evander “The Real Deal” Holyfield. Great questions from the host.

J_P_R

By J_P_R - Mar 18 2017
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The combination of inspiring guests and insightful questions asked make for a great podcast!
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Keep Moving Forward Podcast

Latest release on Sep 16, 2020

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Rank #1: 186: Ryan Fischer, Athlete, Coach, Podcaster, and Entrepreneur - “A lot of the things you think are holding you back are not actually what’s holding you back.”

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“A lot of the things you think are holding you back are not actually what’s holding you back.”
In the 186th episode of the Keep Moving Forward podcast I interview CrossFit Athlete, Coach, Podcaster, and Entrepreneur, Ryan Fischer. To learn more about Ryan, follow him on Instagram. To stay up to date on all things coming out of the Keep Moving Forward Creator’s Studio, head on over to http://keepmovingforward.us/ and subscribe to our newsletter. Always remember, you can beat the odds and go the distance, if only you keep moving forward.

Oct 30 2019

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Rank #2: 99: “Sometimes a smaller dream has to die for a bigger dream to be born.” - My interview with the Passion Students Director at Passion City Church and former tennis player, Grant Partrick

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In the 99th episode of Keep Moving Forward I interview Passion Students Director at Passion City Church and former tennis player, Grant Partrick. “Sometimes a smaller dream has to die for a bigger dream to be born.” Grant Partrick’s world turned upside down when he saw his professional tennis dreams die. After injury sidelined him, Grant did not know what he was going to do for the rest of his life. He felt aimless, lost, and alone. But, when he walked into a Passion Conference for the very first time, everything changed. Grant’s life all of a sudden took on a new trajectory, directed entirely by his faith. Though he did not know what life had in store for him without tennis, he put everything he thought he knew into God, praying, “If You have a plan for my life, then I’m in.”Grant learned that every single thing he learned as an athlete would help carry him through the rest of his life. The tenant, “You don’t get to choose how much talent you get, but you do get to decide how hard you’re going to work”, stuck with him and took on a whole new form when he realized that his calling in this life went far beyond the tennis courts.It was truly an honor to have the chance to speak with Grant. I have had the opportunity to hear him speak at Passion City Church in Atlanta, GA on multiple occasions, and I am so grateful that I was able to connect with him and share his story on my platform. And I know you all will learn what it really means to keep moving forward by listening in to the story of Grant Partrick.To learn more about Grant, you can visit https://passioncitychurch.com/, follow Passion on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook, and follow Grant on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.This is it: week 19. Next Wednesday is our deadline to get The Rock on episode 100. I believe in us all, I know we can make this happen. We can will this to happen. Will you continue to help me? If you want to hear his story on my podcast, please share to social media the letter I wrote to him for episode 95 of KMF. Thank you so much for everything you’ve all done for me so far.If you guys enjoy Keep Moving Forward and want to tell me so, I would love for you to leave me a review on iTunes. And if you really like my show and would like for me to give you a shout out at the beginning of my next episode, you can donate as little as $1 to my podcast and become a loyal patron at Patreon.Always remember, you can beat the odds and go the distance, if only you keep moving forward.

Mar 07 2018

47mins

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Rank #3: 147: Mitchell Switzer, Director of Cross Country/ Track & Field at Bryant University - “I didn’t question it...I loved coaching and this is what it was going to take to make that happen.”

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“I didn’t question it...I loved coaching and this is what it was going to take to make that happen.”
In the 147th episode of the Keep Moving Forward podcast I interview Director of Cross Country/ Track & Field at Bryant University and former University of Vermont Runner, Mitchell Switzer. To learn more about Mitchell, follow him on LinkedIn. Follow Bryant University Athletics on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. To stay up to date on all things KMF, head on over to my website, http://keepmovingforward.us/, and leave me your email so you can stay up to date on everything coming out of the Keep Moving Forward Creator’s Studio. Always remember, you can beat the odds and go the distance, if only you keep moving forward.

Jan 30 2019

48mins

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Rank #4: 106: “When who you are matches what you are doing, you can’t lose.” - My interview with Former DII Collegiate Basketball Player, Author, and Founder of Beast Athletics, Tuck Taylor

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In the 106th episode of Keep Moving Forward I interview former DII Collegiate basketball player, author, and founder of Beast Athletics, Tuck Taylor.
 
“When who you are matches what you are doing, you can’t lose.” Last year, for episode 65, I had the privilege of speaking with Tuck Taylor about his experience as a collegiate athlete and how that helped him begin his own business. Today, I got the chance to catch up with him and all that he’s been up to. He offers some incredible insight and his growth and experience over the past year shine through. I hope you enjoy my interview with Tuck Taylor.
 
Thank you guys for listening, I hope that you enjoyed this episode. For more on Tuck and Beast Athletics, visit https://www.beastathletics.com/, follow Tuck on Facebook and Instagram, and follow Beast Athletics on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Be on the lookout for Tuck’s book coming out soon.
 
If you guys enjoy Keep Moving Forward and want to tell me so, I would love for you to leave me a review on iTunes. And if you really like my show and would like for me to give you a shout out at the beginning of my next episode, you can donate as little as $1 to my podcast and become a loyal patron at https://www.patreon.com/keepmovingforward.
 
Always remember, you can beat the odds and go the distance, if only you keep moving forward.

Apr 18 2018

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Rank #5: 141: John Daniel Gibbs, Financial Advisor and former Collegiate Golfer - “Let it shape you and move on.”

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In the 141st episode of Keep Moving Forward I interview Financial Advisor and former collegiate golfer, John Daniel Gibbs.
“Let it shape you and move on.” No matter what obstacles John Daniel came up against, he adopted this mentality and continued to move forward. Rather than his struggles derailing him, his faith allowed him to instead be strengthened by them. I am proud to call John Daniel a friend and I am excited for you all to hear his story. To learn more about John Daniel, you can follow him on LinkedIn, Facebook, and Instagram.
To stay up to date on all things KMF, head on over to my website, http://keepmovingforward.us/, and subscribe to my newsletter. I’ll send you the latest updates and resources to help you continuously move forward.
Always remember, you can beat the odds and go the distance, if only you keep moving forward.

Dec 19 2018

47mins

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Rank #6: 83: “Never get so big that you forget what it was like to wish that phone would ring.” - My interview with founder of Reddick Baseball and former baseball player, Paul Reddick

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In the 83rd episode of Keep Moving Forward I interview founder of Reddick Baseball and former player, Paul Reddick.
 
“Never get so big that you forget what it was like to wish that phone would ring.” Paul Reddick believed he blew every opportunity he ever had to make it as a baseball player, until he realized he was never meant to leave his mark on the game as a player...but as a coach. With relentless determination, Paul found himself immersed in the world of baseball, walking through every open door until he ended up exactly where he was always meant to be. As the founder of Paul Reddick Baseball and the host of the Baseball Dads podcast, Paul is helping individuals within the sport he never even knew he could reach...but that is the amazing thing about pursuing what you feel called to do above all else.
 
I was lucky enough to meet Paul at this year’s Momentum Workshop Weekend, hosted by Lou Mongello in Orlando, Florida, and I am so grateful for this experience and the chance to forge some incredible relationships in the pursuit of always moving forward. Thanks to Paul for allowing me to help share his story, and I hope you all enjoy my interview with athlete turned entrepreneur, Paul Reddick.
 
Thank you all for listening, I hope you enjoyed this episode. For more on Paul, visit http://paulreddickbaseball.com/, and follow him on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Also, don’t forget to subscribe to the Baseball Dads Podcast.
 
If you guys enjoy Keep Moving Forward and want to tell me so, I would love for you to leave me a review on iTunes. And if you really like my show and would like for me to give you a shout out at the beginning of my next episode, you can donate as little as $1 to my podcast and become a loyal patron at Patreon.
 
Always remember, you can beat the odds and go the distance, if only you keep moving forward.

Nov 15 2017

55mins

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Rank #7: 164: Nikki Hiltz, Professional Track & Field Athlete with Adidas - “The only thing predictable about running is that it’s unpredictable.”

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“The only thing predictable about running is that it’s unpredictable.”
In the 164th episode of Keep Moving Forward I interview Professional Track & Field Athlete with Adidas, Nikki Hiltz. For more on Nikki, follow her on Instagram. To stay up to date on all things coming out of the Keep Moving Forward Creator’s Studio, head on over to http://keepmovingforward.us/ and subscribe to our newsletter. Always remember, you can beat the odds and go the distance, if only you keep moving forward.

May 29 2019

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Rank #8: 185: Kari Pearce, CrossFit Games Athlete, Entrepreneur, and former NCAA D1 Gymnast - “Be patient, work your butt off, and you won’t regret it.”

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“Be patient, work your butt off, and you won’t regret it.”
In the 185th episode of the Keep Moving Forward podcast I interview CrossFit Games Athlete, Entrepreneur, and former NCAA D1 Gymnast, Kari Pearce. To learn more about Kari, follow her on Instagram and Facebook. To stay up to date on all things coming out of the Keep Moving Forward Creator’s Studio, head on over to http://keepmovingforward.us/ and subscribe to our newsletter. Always remember, you can beat the odds and go the distance, if only you keep moving forward.

Oct 23 2019

46mins

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Rank #9: 152: Emily Pappas, Founder of Relentless Athletics - “We don’t develop players, we develop athletes.”

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“We don’t develop players, we develop athletes.”
In the 152nd episode of Keep Moving Forward I interview Founder of Relentless Athletics, Emily Pappas. For more on Emily, follow her on Facebook, LinkedIn, and Instagram. Follow Relentless Athletics on Facebook and Instagram. To stay up to date on all things coming out of the Keep Moving Forward Creator’s Studio, head on over to http://keepmovingforward.us/ and subscribe to our newsletter. Always remember, you can beat the odds and go the distance, if only you keep moving forward.

Mar 06 2019

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Rank #10: 196: Ian Warner, Founder of HabitStacker and former Canadian Olympic Track & Field Athlete - “I was able to turn my life around because of one powerful word: ownership.”

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“I was able to turn my life around because of one powerful word: ownership.”
In the 196th episode of the Keep Moving Forward podcast I interview Founder of HabitStacker and former Olympic Track & Field Athlete, Ian Warner. To learn more about Ian, follow him on Instagram. You can also download the Habit Stacker App here, and purchase his two books: Endure, and Allergic to Average. Don't forget to further your habit stacking by subscribing to Ian's course. To stay up to date on all things coming out of the Keep Moving Forward Creator’s Studio, head on over to http://keepmovingforward.us/ and subscribe to our newsletter. Always remember, you can beat the odds and go the distance, if only you keep moving forward.

Jan 08 2020

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Rank #11: 95: It's your move. The world is waiting for you.

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"After all of that glory, all of that triumph, it was a short walk back to my room. Hundreds of parents and professors and coaches and students were still milling about as I stepped in and closed the door. I had already packed up most of my things. The walls were bare concrete blocks again. My bed was stripped. My desk was cleaned off and my duffel was full. I suddenly felt incredibly sad. I sat down on the edge of the bed and took a big deep breath. I didn’t want to leave. What the heck am I going to do now? I thought. For all of my big dreams, big goals, big hopes, I hadn’t spent any time thinking about what I was going to do once I graduated. I guess some part of me, right up until that moment when I stood up and cheered and threw my hat in the air, maybe some part of me didn’t fully believe that it was ever going to happen. I prayed for it to happen. I convinced myself that I knew it would happen. I willed it to happen. But now that it had, I sat there dumbstruck. I felt so happy, so fulfilled, so overwhelmed, so proud – and so lost. What am I gonna do now?"
-Rudy Ruettiger, Rudy: My Story
When I graduated college and my track and field career ended, I had no idea who I was and what I was going to do for the rest of my life. Did I peak at 22? Would I have to get a real job? That felt like giving up on everything I’d ever dreamed of…it felt like I was accepting the fate of disappearing into the world, being someone who would always be less than. I thought my one true calling in life was to go to the Olympics in the triple jump. That one thing I dreamed about every night, set goals for, focused on, never lost sight of. When reality set in, I was nowhere near that caliber of athlete. The furthest I’d ever jumped was five feet short of Olympic qualification.  I believed, though, that like Rudy, I could will this dream to come true. But, as my graduation from Oglethorpe University loomed closer and with real life fast approaching, I had to come to grips with the end of my organized athletic career and prepare to enter the corporate world.
Going on job interview after job interview after I graduated, I was both unexcited about the prospect of getting a real job and simultaneously overlooked by every employer I sat in front of. I believed that I would be set apart from other applicants simply because of my athletic background, but I wasn’t. Oglethorpe provided me with all the tools I needed to succeed post-grad, but I lacked any experience off the track and out of the classroom, because I chose to solely be a student-athlete. I didn’t have the necessary internships or jobs that would qualify me for the next phase of my life. These rejections had me feeling ill-equipped to even set foot on the path I was apparently supposed to be on next.
The truth of the matter was, I didn’t even want the jobs I was applying for. The only thing I ever wanted to be was an athlete. I felt valueless, lost, and completely ashamed, believing that what I had to offer the world died with the competitor I once was when I jumped my final triple jump.
I set on a long, painful, tear-filled, journey toward rediscovering myself, and it lead me to the world of entrepreneurship, the world of podcasting, and into the calling I realized I was meant to fulfill all along: to relentlessly keep moving forward through my life by helping those individuals stuck in the same rut I was in along the way. To do this, I created the Keep Moving Forward podcast, where I have the remarkable opportunity to interview current and former collegiate and professional athletes who successfully made the transition out of the sporting world and into the real world. Their paths there are riddled with obstacles, filled with tears and pain, but most importantly, their stories are marked with the undeniable truth that every single thing they learned as an athlete helped make them who they are today as a person and sustained them through whatever career path they’ve found themselves on.
From Mario Andretti to Sarah Quinn, the moral of the story holds true: your identity is not rooted in the athlete you are, but everything you’ve learned has helped shape you into the capable, driven, goal-oriented, passionate, valuable individual that you’ve become.

Which brings me to you, Mr. Johnson.

At the release of episode 80, I made the public declaration on social media that I wanted to interview you for episode 100 of my podcast, to be released on Wednesday March 14, 2018. Every single day since then, I have tagged you, commented on your posts, tried to gain your attention in any way possible. Since I began this pursuit, the incredible community that surrounds me has taken it upon themselves to help me. From my closest friends and family, to loyal followers of my podcast whom I’ve never met, these wonderful people have taken to social media and tried to reach you, simply because they want to see me succeed.
When it feels like one dream is shattered, one you believed you were always meant to achieve, if you learn to change your perspective and see the other doors opening up around you, you will find yourself on the path you were actually meant to walk. And your own journey through athletics, Mr. Johnson, is a testament to that fact.
You’ve said that your apparent failure to make it into the NFL was in fact the greatest thing to never happen to you. I feel the same about what was (at the time) the biggest let down of my life in recognizing my own athletic shortcomings when I graduated from college.
What I desperately want, what I know beyond a shadow of a doubt I was called into this world to do, is to help those student athletes just like me. Those who are about to graduate college, those whose worlds feel like they’ve come crashing down because they didn’t achieve the biggest goal of their lives. I am here to share the stories of individuals who can help the people struggling to transition into whatever life has in store for them next, going confidently forward knowing that everything they learned as an athlete will sustain them into whatever it is they choose to do next.
I am asking for 1-hour of your time to share the part of your story where you discovered how to use your athlete mentality to manufacture yourself into the unbeatable entrepreneur you are today.
I sometimes still can’t believe the people I’ve had the opportunity to speak with because of the Keep Moving Forward platform…people whom I’ve looked up to my entire life. From Rudy Ruettiger to Evander Holyfield, never in my wildest dreams did I think I would ever be able to have conversations with these incredible human beings. But I have. So, the way I see it, I have a chance to get this interview with you if I work hard enough for it. At least, that’s something I’ve learned from watching you grow in your own career since I was young…because, as I preach to anyone who might take the time to listen in, giving up is for rookies. And even if episode 100 doesn’t work out, I will find a reason to keep going, to keep pursuing you, until you finally relent and allow me to help share your story.
Mr. Johnson, to say it would be an honor to speak with you is an understatement in the highest form, because it would be a dream come true not only for me, but for the community I am blessed to be supported by. Thank God He crushes some dreams, because that means those dreams are too small…and this truth lead me here.
When you are ready to share your journey with my listeners, I am ready to hep tell it. Just say when and, together, we can show the world how to keep moving forward.
 
Sincerely,
Katy Galli
www.keepmovingforward.us
Instagram: @keepmovingforwardpodcast
Facebook: @KeepMovingForward
Twitter: @KMFpodcast

Feb 07 2018

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Rank #12: 146: Larry Byrnes, ABAC Head Golf Coach and Former Professional and Collegiate Athlete - “God’s timing is the right timing.”

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“God’s timing is the right timing.”
In the 146th episode of the Keep Moving Forward podcast I interview Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College (ABAC) Golf Coach and former Jacksonville University Baseball Player, Larry Byrnes. To learn more about Larry, follow him on Facebook and LinkedIn. To stay up to date on all things KMF, head on over to my website, http://keepmovingforward.us/, and leave me your email so you can stay up to date on everything coming out of the Keep Moving Forward Creator’s Studio. Always remember, you can beat the odds and go the distance, if only you keep moving forward.

Jan 23 2019

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Rank #13: 194: Kristin Holte, Professional CrossFit Athlete - “I have nothing to prove, I have everything to win.”

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“I have nothing to prove, I have everything to win.”
In the 194th episode of the Keep Moving Forward podcast I interview Professional CrossFit Athlete from Norway, Kristin Holte. To learn more about Kristin, follow her on Instagram. To stay up to date on all things coming out of the Keep Moving Forward Creator’s Studio, head on over to http://keepmovingforward.us/ and subscribe to our newsletter. Always remember, you can beat the odds and go the distance, if only you keep moving forward.

Dec 25 2019

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Rank #14: 91: Emily Bridgers Benson, CrossFit Games Athlete - “I was tired of always saying ‘I want to be a little stronger’, so I just decided to get stronger.”

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In the 91st episode of Keep Moving Forward, I interview CrossFit Games Athlete and co-founder of CrossFit Terminus, Emily Bridgers Benson.

“I was tired of always saying ‘I want to be a little stronger’, so I just decided to get stronger.” From collegiate gymnast sidelined by injury to professional CrossFit competitor, Emily Bridgers is an unstoppable athlete. Through unshakable mental fortitude and a pure love of sport, Emily forged ahead in her career and qualified for the CrossFit Regionals in her first year as a CrossFit athlete, an unheard of feat. Since then, Emily has competed in numerous CrossFit competitions, including 4 times at the Games and hopes to make that 5 in 2018.

Her resiliency and determination is truthfully amazing and I am so grateful for the chance to help share her story. I hope you all enjoy my interview with Emily Bridgers Benson.

If you want to connect with Emily, visit http://crossfitterminus.com/ and follow Emily on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

We are in week 11 of trying to get The Rock, so if you want him to be a guest on KMF as badly as I do, then let’s get to work. Just start tagging him on social media and telling him that he has to be a guest; tell him how much you want to hear his story. We have 11 weeks left. We got this.

If you guys enjoy Keep Moving Forward and want to tell me so, I would love for you to leave me a review on iTunes. And if you really like my show and would like for me to give you a shout out at the beginning of my next episode, you can donate as little as $1 to my podcast and become a loyal patron at Patreon.

Always remember, you can beat the odds and go the distance, if only you keep moving forward.

Jan 10 2018

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Rank #15: 132: “I want to live a life that does not reflect myself.” My interview with Nutritionist, Personal Trainer, and Co-Founder at FTF Warrior, Lisa Vande Vegte

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In the 132nd episode of Keep Moving Forward, I interview Nutritionist, Personal Trainer, and Co-Founder at FTF Warrior, Lisa Vande Vegte.
 
“I want to live a life that does not reflect myself.” Being diagnosed with Crohn’s disease as a teen changed Lisa’s perspective on life and gave fitness a whole new meaning. It no longer was just about competing, it was about living a life where she did not have to depend upon medication to feel good. Together, her and her husband Matt run the FTF Warrior platform to help those with auto-immune diseases live life to the fullest.
 
I hope you all enjoy my interview with Lisa Vande Vegte.
 
To learn more about Lisa, visit https://www.ftfwarrior.com and follow FTF on Facebook and Instagram. To hear Matt’s interview, tune in to episode 131 to learn more about the Vande Vegte’s journey. To stay up to date on all things KMF, head on over to my website, http://keepmovingforward.us/, and subscribe to my newsletter. I’ll send you the latest updates and resources to help you continuously move forward.
 
Always remember, you can beat the odds and go the distance, if only you keep moving forward.

Oct 17 2018

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Rank #16: 177: Sage Burgener, Olympic Lifter and Entrepreneur - “There are so many coaches out there in the world, but none of them are you.”

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“There are so many coaches out there in the world, but none of them are you.”
In the 177th episode of the Keep Moving Forward podcast I interview Olympic lifter and entrepreneur, Sage Burgener. To learn more about Sage, follow her on Instagram and Facebook and at https://www.burgenerstrength.com/. You can also follow her gym on Instagram. To stay up to date on all things coming out of the Keep Moving Forward Creator’s Studio, head on over to http://keepmovingforward.us/ and subscribe to our newsletter. Always remember, you can beat the odds and go the distance, if only you keep moving forward.

Aug 28 2019

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Rank #17: 160: Nate Taylor, Head Coach & Owner at CrossFit Paragon and CrossFit Games Masters Athlete - “I found something worthwhile, so I gave it my all.”

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“I found something worthwhile, so I gave it my all.”
In the 160th episode of Keep Moving Forward I interview Head Coach & Owner at CrossFit Paragon and CrossFit Games Masters Athlete, Nate Taylor. For more on Nate, follow CrossFit Paragon on Instagram and Facebook. To stay up to date on all things coming out of the Keep Moving Forward Creator’s Studio, head on over to http://keepmovingforward.us/ and subscribe to our newsletter. Always remember, you can beat the odds and go the distance, if only you keep moving forward.

May 01 2019

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Rank #18: 175: Brian Finneran, Sports Talk Radio Host at Dickey Broadcasting and former Atlanta Falcons Wide Receiver - “Be good, work hard.”

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“Be good, work hard.”
In the 175th episode of the Keep Moving Forward podcast I interview Sports Talk Radio Host at Dickey Broadcasting and former Atlanta Falcon, Brian Finneran. To learn more about Brian, connect with him on Instagram and LinkedIn. To stay up to date on all things coming out of the Keep Moving Forward Creator’s Studio, head on over to http://keepmovingforward.us/ and subscribe to our newsletter. Always remember, you can beat the odds and go the distance, if only you keep moving forward.

Aug 14 2019

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Rank #19: 107: “Do or do not. There is no try.” - My experience running the Walt Disney World Star Wars Half-Marathon

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In the 107th episode of Keep Moving Forward I recap my weekend in Walt Disney World and my running of the Star Wars Dark Side Half-Marathon.
“Do or do not. There is no try.” I had a fear of running and competing again before I began my first half-marathon, because it is so easy to get swept up in it and revert back to my old mentality: putting every ounce of who I was into sports only to have my identity stripped away when my organized athletic career came to a close. But I realized, when forcing myself to slow down and take in every aspect of this Disney race, not allowing myself to get caught up in the competition and how to beat the person next me, just wanting to remember this experience, it helped to clear my head and appreciate the opportunity I am given to run. Because that’s what it is: an opportunity. The ability I have to put one foot in front of the other is a gift, and I never want to take that for granted. It’s easy to get caught up in the planning, the goal-setting, the process to achievement, that I often forget to live in the moment. It dawned on me that sometimes, I just have to slow down enough to watch the sunrise.
Thank you for listening in, I hope that you enjoyed this episode. Do you like my podcast and want to receive some daily motivation? Simply follow along on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. If you guys enjoy Keep Moving Forward and want to tell me so, I would love for you to leave me a review on iTunes. And if you really like my show and would like for me to give you a shout out at the beginning of my next episode, you can donate as little as $1 to my podcast and become a loyal patron at https://www.patreon.com/keepmovingforward.
Always remember, you can beat the odds and go the distance, if only you keep moving forward.

Apr 25 2018

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Rank #20: 92: “Work ethic is something everybody can give.” - My Interview with MIT All-American Cross Country Runner, Musician, and Entrepreneur, Sarah Quinn

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In the 92nd episode of Keep Moving Forward, I interview MIT All-American Cross Country Runner, Musician, and Entrepreneur, Sarah Quinn
 
“Work ethic is something everybody can give.” Talent is beyond your control. Work ethic, though? That’ entirely on you. You simply have to decide how badly you want it...and if it means enough to you, you will do whatever it takes to reach your goals. Sarah Quinn is living proof of this fact.
 
A breakout high school cross country star turned NCAA Academic All-American at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Sarah Quinn was an unstoppable force. But when faced with an unexpected bout of anxiety and depression that running could not fix, she rediscovered a new piece of herself in music. Through a trying journey strewn with obstacle after obstacle, Sarah refused to give up. She always figured out a way to keep moving forward, and with the support of her family and the unbreakable mental fortitude that shaped her as an athlete and a student, Sarah would not be beaten. Today, she continues to press on in her life in huge ways as a musician and entrepreneur.
 
I had the privilege of going to high school with the Mighty Quinn and to say I am honored that she chose to share her story with me is an understatement. I hope you are inspired and moved by the story of the unbreakable Sarah Quinn.
 
If you want to learn more about Sarah and stay up to date and everything she is doing, you can follow her on Facebook and Instagram at the links in my show notes. For her latest music, follow her on SoundCloud and Spotify.
 
We are in week 12 of trying to get The Rock, so if you want him to be a guest on KMF as badly as I do, then let’s get to work. Just start tagging him on social media and telling him that he has to be a guest; tell him how much you want to hear his story.
 
If you guys enjoy Keep Moving Forward and want to tell me so, I would love for you to leave me a review on iTunes. And if you really like my show and would like for me to give you a shout out at the beginning of my next episode, you can donate as little as $1 to my podcast and become a loyal patron at Patreon.
 
Always remember, you can beat the odds and go the distance, if only you keep moving forward.

Jan 17 2018

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