The Wellness Revolution Podcast with Amber Shaw

TWR 171: From Competitor to Entrepreneur: Taking Small Steps Every Day with Felicia Romero

Diet culture preaches that our confidence relies only on aesthetics, body shape, and appearance. Losing weight and looking a certain way is almost mandatory for women – especially in the fitness industry. Today’s guest knows all about this sort of thing: the diets, the anxiety, and what it is like to be a female competitor in an industry ruled by men.

In this episode of The Wellness Revolution Podcast, Amber has a very profound discussion with Felicia Romero. Felicia is a fitness & business mentor and former competitor. She shares her journey from being a fitness icon and on magazine covers to being an entrepreneur and business coach. Felicia has always been a businesswoman, and with time she learned that daily actions and small steps make a huge difference in achieving life goals.

However, before finding high success in her brands, Felicia suffered repetitive traumas regarding her body image. The fitness industry can be cruel to women competing in shows, and it was no different with her. She explains how she overcame these self-image issues, shifted her mentality for good, and created a new version of herself – one she finally loves. Tune in!

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Key Highlights

  • Felicia shares her journey from being a fitness competitor to becoming an entrepreneur.
  • The importance of being intentional with your goals through daily actions.
  • Focus on the process and the lessons learned along the way.
  • Self-validation, self-love, and self-acceptance should be your priority.
  • Felicia shares the lessons she has learned over the years about diet culture.
  • Most women are under-eating and over-exercising to achieve weight loss.
  • Calories vs. calories & hormones to achieve weight loss.
  • Shift your identity to become the person you want to become.

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