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- 102 - The Death Race
Mel interviews two women who ran in Canada’s Death Race. Lisa demonstrates a Bluetooth scale and an app for tracking water.
- 101 - A Bucket of BookIts
Shingles virus and review of some healthy summer reads.
- 100 - Accidental Inspiration
Mel and Lisa share favorite podcasts from the last 100.
- 99 - Perfect Portions
Portion control; websites for healthy shopping.
- 98 - Functional Fitness
Dan Ritchie interview; BlindAlive news.
- 97 - Your Body is OK
Abby Lentz and Heartfelt Yoga, neck, wrist, and back stretch.
- 96 - Freedom of Movement
Debbie Hazelton interview, review of the Bento Box.
- 95 - What Would I Look Like if I Could See?
Mel chats with Lisa Salinger and Maria Johnson about self image. Talking scale review.
- 94 - Ready for Prime Time
Caroline Toews and Freestyle Libre interview; FitnessSpeak: Breath of Fire; Let’s Eat: Chicken Tikka Masala.
- 93 - Oxygen
Mel and Lisa talk sleep apnea, oxygen, and yoga.
- 92 - Reframe
Mel and Maria Johnson talk therapy, and a double helping of BookIt.
- 91 - Do Your Squats
Laura Ann Grymes interview about soft drinks, FitnessSpeak: the proper way to bend over.
- 90 - Bone Broth
Mel talks curiosity, Kathy Strahan interview, BookIt.
- 89 - Always Learning
Maria Johnson interview, “Let’s Eat:” Packet Meals.
- 88 - Strength and Endurance
Mel interviews Barb Seiden about Interval Training Level One. BookIt segments.
- 87 - Sparkle, Optimism, and Promise
App and Interval training discussion; Judy Dixon and Ski for Light Interview
- 86 - Not-So-Crazy Workouts
Jennifer Kern and Foam Roller Interview; Apple Heart Study
- 85 - Soothing and Relaxing
Eyes-Free app, interview about tea, and Freedom Wand Review
- 84 - We Have an App!
Eyes-Free Fitness App Demonstration
- 83 - Part of the Journey
Jason Romero interview; FitnessSpeak: Body Tour.
- 82 - Miles in My House
Sarah Harris interview, and the BookIt segment that almost didn’t exist.
- 81 - Essential Oils
Sandra Baggot interview.
- 80 - Stone Soup
Bone health, uses for sardines.
- 79 - Stay Safe Out There
Discussion of disaster preparedness, medical ID’s and a BookIt segment.
- 78 - Iron Person
Diane Bergeron follow-up interview and BookIt: Just Breathe Out.
- 77 - Back to School
Lisa and Mel have an extended BookIt chat.
- 76 - Strengthen for Balance
New balance workouts and Let’s Eat: Cucumbers.
- 75 - Juicy Bits
Mel and Lisa talk NFB, an upcoming class, and life coaching, and a special edition of “Let’s Eat.”
- 74 - Sprouted Foods
Mel talks with Audrey Schading about sprouted foods; Bookit segment: Fat for Fuel.
- 73 - Down a Dark Alley
Mel and Lisa talk conventions and breakfast, and “Let’s Eat.”
- 72 - Stories I Tell Myself
Mel and Lisa talk travels, fidget spinners, and more. FitnessSpeak: a Stretch to Combat Sitting
- 71 - Flying Solo
Answers to customer questions, BookIt.
- 70 - Cane Not Included
Anna Dresner interview; FitnessSpeak: Lymph
- 69 - Building a Foundation
Blindness and hospitalization.
- 68 - A BookIt Sandwich
Lisa welcomes listeners to the podcast
- 67 - Your New Children
Brenda Bennett and fermented foods interview, Bookit: The Secret Life of Fat.
- 66 - Mix and Match
Jennifer Kern and Barre Workout interview, Let’s Eat, and podcast hints and tips.
- 65 - Something's Going On
News and updates, Dayle Kane Interview, and a BookIt segment.
- 64 - Podcast Extra: Help us Win the Holman Prize
Mel is competing for the Holman Prize to spread BlindAlive’s Mission.
- 63 - Gentle with your Skin
Mel welcomes listeners to the podcast by talking about her celebratory trip to Mexico, and all she learned while there.
- 62 - Gluten-Free
Mel interviews Kathy Strahan about gluten-free eating, and Brian Wansink on BookIt.
- 61 - Encouraging the Body
Reflexology interview; “Let’s Eat.”
- 60 - What I Say I Want to Do
Goals for the new year, getting started with working out, rebounder review.
- 59 - 2016 Podcast Retrospective
Highlights from Eyes-Free Fitness podcasts in 2016.
- 58 - The Year of Good Health
“Let’s Eat” Collard Greens, “Bookit” This Year I Will, and some surprises for listeners.
- 57 - I’ll Just Dance
Mel and Lisa talk about a variety of things, and pumpkin soup is featured on “Let’s Eat.”
- 56 - Pandiculation
Mel and Barb Seiden talk about Whole Body Stretch; FitnessSpeak: a tour of your organs.
- 55 - Uplifted
Website makeover, InstantPot discussion, and BookIt: The Willpower Instinct.
- 54 - Brand New
Bowflex Trainer Review, What's New in Health for iOS and the Apple Watch.
- 53 - A Cacaphony of Voices
Mel chats about topics on her mind, and Peggy and Wayne review the Veggetti Pro.
- 52 - Stronger Than You Know
Bookit review of SuperBetter; App demo: Zombies Run.
- 51 - Warm Feet
Birgitta Rice and WarmFeet interview, talking infrared thermometer, FitnessSpeak; Serum.
- 50 - Healthy and Strong
Sign the Why Can't We Serve Petition, Diane Bergeron: Blind Triathlete interview, Let's Eat: Wraps
- 49 - Time for a Change
BookIt segment is back, FitnessSpeak; Urine, and what it can say about your health.
- 48 - Classic Green
Interview with Barb Seiden about water stretches, Let's Eat; Smoothies.
- 47 - It Could Save Your Life
Interview with George Drees about medical ID's, accessibility and availability of medical ID jewelry.
- 46 - One Fluid Exercise
Joe Simek and Slow Flow Yoga, Let's Eat; Eggplant Salad.
- 45 - My Own Little GymSpace
NFB Healthy Fair, visit BlindAlive at ACB.
- 44 - The Sweet Spot of Options
Relax Plus app demo, Let's Eat; Guacamole.
- 43 - Moving Freely
Amy Bovaird interview, Amazon Echo and Health.
- 42 - Meditation Studio
Meditation Studio for iOS app demo, Let's Eat; Hummus.
- 41 - Everybody's Happy
Chapter navigation in podcasts, playing BlindAlive's workouts on a thumb drive, Fitness Speak; saliva.
- 40 - Intuitive Healing
Ann Bliss interview about intuitive healing, Let's Eat; Soda Bread.
- 39 - We Did It!
Peggy Fleisher and Wayne King interview about walking a 5K, survey winners announced.
- 38 - Sleep with Me
Bedtime stories for adults, Let's Eat; roast nuts.
- 37 - Find Your Fit
Jessica Beecham and We-Fit Wellness interview, favorite workouts and strategies for class participation, FitnessSpeak; Sweat.
- 36 - Emotional Freedom Technique
Lisa interviews Debbie Hazelton about the Emotional Freedom Technique.
- 35 - Feedback and Survey
Mel and Lisa talk about a new survey and contest, and demonstrate the ways in which you can participate.
- 34 - Sticky, Ooey, Gooey
FitnessSpeak segment about mucus, and a discussion of how to use a neti pot to clear some of it away.
- 33 - Not a Conventional Kind of Gal
Jamie Pauls interviews Mel Scott to start out the new year.
- BlindAlive Holiday Podcast
Enjoy our 2015 holiday podcast.
- 32 - Slow Down Consciously
Pilates Mat Level 1 interview with Jennifer Kerrn, playing the Eyes-Free Fitness podcast on the Victor Reader Stream, and Fitness Speak.
- 31 - Back for More
Peggy Kern and blood donation interview, Let's Eat, BlindAlive's new podcast player.
- 30 - Lighter and Brighter
Joe Simek interview, Gentle Yoga for Beginners, Fitness Speak.
- 29 - Why Can't We Serve?
Mel interviews Why Can't We Serve Project Creator Marty Klein. Let's Eat: Quinoa.
- 28 - Coming Into Yourself
Mel interviews Pilates workout creator, Lisa demonstrates two of the Carrot apps for iOS.
- 27 - Time to Make a Home Gym
Mike Malarsie interview, Let's Eat; Spaghetti Squash.
- 26 - Eight Habits
Upcoming workouts, new Bookit segment, FitnessSpeak.
- 25 - eSight Eyewear and Wayne's Wonderful Washing Machine
eSight Eyewear interview, Let's Eat.
- 24 - Penny Push-Ups
Tom Reid interview, FitnessSpeak.
- 23 - A Bop-It Made of Silly Putty
Getting in shape for guide dog school, Let's Eat.
- 22 - Crunch Time
Mel thanks team members, Mike Lloyd interview, FitnessSpeak.
- 21 - The Freedom to Choose
Mel interviews Peggy Fleischer, host of a brand new segment. Peggy makes Mason Jar Salads on Let's Eat. Lisa discusses FitBit and the iPhone app.
- 20 - Walking in Circles
Lisa interviews Maia Scott about labyrinths, iOS Health app discussion.
- 19 - There's My Pack
Mel interviews the creator of the BackTpack.
- 18 - Armor of Confidence
One-Touch Project, FitnessSpeak.
- 17 - Care and Feeding of Your Hands
Blindness and fitness-related podcasts, exercise descriptions on your iDevice's home screen, FitnessSpeak, and working out in an apartment.
- 16 - Jiminy Cricket on Your Wrist
Allison Hartley and Apple Watch interview, sitting with proper posture, and the best way to get started with BlindAlive's workouts.
- 15 - The Power of Words
Debbie Hazelton interview, FitnessSpeak.
- 14 - The Wake-Up You Deserve
Improvements to BlindAlive's website, free morning stretch, FitnessSpeak.
- 13 - High Tech Health
Interview with Shannon Reece about a bluetooth-enabled scale, FitnessSpeak, Apple Research apps.
- 12 - Good and Cheap
Good and Cheap Cookbook, Today's Fresh Food app, and FitnessSpeak.
- 11 - Expanding Horizons
Book discussion: The Twelve-Week Year. Interview with Byron Lee of Horizons for the Blind. FitnessSpeak: Triceps and biceps.
- 10 - Get On The Ball!
All things Stability Ball, and a FitnessSpeak about Aductors vs. Abductors.
- 9 - Be a Better You
Mel and Lisa share tips for a healthy life, Hourly Chime app review, and another FitnessSpeak segment.
- 8 - Updates about BlindAlive & an Interview with the voice of Boot Camp, Shana
So much is new in this podcast: new workouts, a new Amazon store, a new team member, and a new segment. Mel and Lisa interview Shana about BootCamp, and Mel begins a new FitnessSpeak segment.
- 7 - 3 Elements For Good Health
Mel talks about three essential elements for good health.
- 6 - Mel Speaks with Vision Impaired Resource Network of Canada
Mel speaks with 2 guests from Vision Impaired Resource Network of Canada. Curling; a popular ice sport, tandem biking, and water sports are the topics being explored.
- 5 - Mel chats with Abby Losordo
Mel interviews Abby Losordo about her workout routine and a nutrition program in her area.
- 4 - Joe Dinero Talks On Weight Training, Nutrition, and Blindness
Mel talks with Joe Dinero about weight training, nutrition, and blindness.
- 3 - Talk with Blind Yoga Creator Marty Klein
Mel interviews Marty Klein about BlindYoga.net.
- 2 - Talk with Fitness Coach Shana
Mel interviews Shana Maleeff, about Sculpting with Weights Level 1, her work in general, and the controversy over stretching.
- 1 - Let's Get Started
Mel introduces herself and the inspiration and mission of BlindAlive.com. She speaks honestly of her vision loss, breast cancer, and the importance of creating well-described exercise workouts for the blindness community.