Taking Up Space with Kourtney Thomas – Harder to Kill Radio #87

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Taking up more space is a popular theme for this year. Kourtney Thomas, the queen of bigness, explains why taking up space is a radical act of self-love.

Taking up more space is a popular theme for this year. Kourtney Thomas, the queen of bigness, explains why taking up space is a radical act of self-love. | StupidEasyPaleo.com

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Now, let’s meet this week’s guest…

About Kourtney:

The indescribable feeling of taking up space is something that Kourtney Thomas wants for all women, and it’s what she works toward every day. It’s what she does.

She’s a personal trainer. But she’s also a coach, a listener, an exercise facilitator, a tough-love enthusiast, and your friend and biggest supporter. What she does cannot be succinctly described in a neat little job title. It’s not as simple as that, and it’s never the same from client to client. But what it boils down to is this:

What she does on a daily basis is help people live bigger and more fully in their bodies and lives.

She spent a lot of her life doing the exact opposite, and she learned from it. She played small, she stayed small. Eventually, she experimented with embracing bigness physically, and that led to the ability to create a bigger life than she ever imagined. While she did work through what it felt like to take up more physical space, her mindset changing right along with her body, what she really learned was that building big arms was always about more.

It’s not just about the arms, and it never was. It’s about exploring the possibilities. Shedding old stories, and writing new ones. Bigger muscles, absolutely. But really, bigger choices, and bigger voices.

#bigarmsbiglife is no accident of a hashtag.

Big Arms, Big Life is her passion; it’s everything that she’s about, and the motto that she lives by daily. And yes, she can help you get big arms, but she will also support you in creating your big, beautiful life beyond the gym.

And in case you’re wondering, she really does have the big arms covered. She completed her personal training certification through ACSM, followed that up with an endurance running coaching certification through the RRCA, and then became a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the NSCA, where she’s also a member of the National Women’s Committee. She also holds certifications in Concurrent Hybrid Performance Coaching, Spinning, TRX, and ViPR Training.

Her version of the Big Life? Snuggling with her old Garfield cat, Brewer, and dancing with her wiener dog, Boudreaux, in the kitchen. Baking and eating cake whenever possible. Reading and talking about intersectional feminism. Hiking and backpacking with her amazing husband, Marty. Riding her Harley-Davidson Softail Deluxe. And obviously, doing copious amounts of biceps curls and taking as many gym selfies as she wants. The Big Life is owning it all.

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Taking up more space is a popular theme for this year. Kourtney Thomas, the queen of bigness, explains why taking up space is a radical act of self-love. | StupidEasyPaleo.com

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