The format of today’s episode is something a little bit different, because our host was recently a guest on another podcast! In this episode, Chrystal shares a bit about the experience of her interview with Character Combine Podcast hosts, Josh Takimoto and Deb McCollum. Find out what they spoke about, including Chrystal’s ideal Thanksgiving plate, her fitness journey, and why she started the Rebellia clothing brand, as well as the importance of emotional wellness. She also shares the story of the boarding school she attended that was anything but normal. Finally, you’ll hear a bit about the future of Chrystal’s coaching business, what she is looking forward to, and find out what the word “character” means to her and how her brand is an extension of herself. For all this and more, make sure not to miss this episode!
Key Points From This Episode:
- Today’s format is a little different; here’s Chrystal on the Character Combine Podcast!
- Three essentials on Chrystal’s Thanksgiving plate: turkey, mac and cheese, and pumpkin pie.
- If Chrystal had a superpower, she would give everyone the ability to love themselves.
- Chrystal shares her “life song” – ‘Elastic Heart’ by Sia – and why it resonates with her.
- Hear about her experience of being in an improv comedy group.
- Find out about Chrystal’s fitness journey, from musical theatre to CrossFit and weights.
- What her favorite forms of physical activity are, including Olympic lifting and boxing.
- How Chrystal’s perception of the “perfect body” changed when she saw more women that looked more like her on social media.
- Starting Rebellia after she got more muscular and the goal of the brand.
- The community that has grown around the Rebellia brand; the benefits of word of mouth.
- From nutrition coaching to emotional wellness: When Chrystal knew she wanted to help people on a deeper emotional level.
- The importance of creating a deeper connection between body and mind.
- Hear the story of the boarding school Chrystal attended that turned out to be a cult!
- Why Chrystal is the kind of person that speaks out when she thinks something is BS.
- Learn why Chrystal is excited for the future of her coaching business.
- What Chrystal is looking forward to, including her 1:1 coaching program, Self-Love for Life.
- In the movie about her life, Chrystal would want Mila Kunis to play her.
- Chrystal explains what the word “character” means to her: Be who you say you are.
- How this concept of integrity ties into Chrystal’s clothing brand.
- Final thoughts: You don’t have to do anything you don’t want to do, so trust your intuition!
“It was a very positive thing for me to see someone who looked more like me [on social media]. I’ve always had larger legs and an athletic build and I got asked all the time, ‘Do you play soccer?’ I was like, ‘What? No!’ I just had bigger, more muscular legs.” — Chrystal Rose [0:20:59]
“Our goal is to make sure that women with athletic bodies know that, with confidence, when they buy something from us, it is going to fit them.” — Chrystal Rose [0:25:50]
“You cannot help other people to heal if you are not healed or healing.” — Chrystal Rose [0:36:15]
“Every destructive behavior we have as humans, it doest matter is it’s emotional eating or disordered eating, perfectionism, self-sabotage, lashing out in anger, people pleasing – these are all things that are coping mechanisms for something deeper.” — Chrystal Rose [0:41:43]
“If I think something is BS, I’m going to call it out. If it’s a rule, sure. I’ll follow it, but I’m going to tell you I think it’s stupid.” — Chrystal Rose [0:53:49]
“Be who you say you are. [Having] integrity with yourself means if you’re going to live a certain way or practice a certain thing or tell people to do X,Y, and Z, it should also apply to you.” — Chrystal Rose [01:01:11]
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