Emily Harman, the host
Amanda Valentine. After a lifetime of obesity & yo-yo dieting,
Amanda Valentine lost 117 pounds and has kept the weight off for 8
years! In this interview, Amanda shares helpful real-life tips and
tricks about losing weight, maintaining a healthy lifestyle,
fitness, and nutrition. Amanda is proof that dedication, passion,
and strength can be ignited in anyone. Amanda is not only lively
and personable, she shows others how it is possible to change their
lives, break old habits, and even have fun while doing
Harman introduces Amanda Valentine.
Weight can be a daily struggle that stays on
Amanda says that she was heavy at age 6 and
tried her first diet at 20.
Amanda talks about recording her podcast in the
snow at the top of a mountain after she accomplished her weight
loss and fitness goals.
Amanda go to any counselling to find success in her
kinds of food did Amanda used to eat and what does she eat
typical day Amanda is able to eat 5 times a
Amanda Shares her meal prep process on
Instagram on Sundays.
she count calories?
kind of exercise does Amanda do?
Amanda explains her podcastPound
does Amanda prevent herself from going overboard on
Amanda practice yoga?
kind to yourself. Being hard on yourself isn’t going to make you
3 Key Points:
Amanda cut out fast food soda, and Red Bulls
and lost 60 pounds in the first year.
Amanda Valentine’s podcast is calledPound Thisand she does 5 episodes a week
covering health, wellness, weight loss.
Amanda uses meal prep and treats her husband’s
snacks like they were food left in a workplace refrigerator to
prevent herself from eating foods that sabatoge her health
“Through most of my major weight loss I felt
just super alone. Like I wasn’t part of a club or a group and my
husband is 150 pounds and can eat whatever he wants. He eats like a
12-year-old.” – Amanda Valentine
initial goal was to lose 15 pounds in three months and I lost 20
and I did it on my own without a diet. I was like, ‘Oh my God. I
did this.’ I didn’t follow some list and somebody telling me what
to do.” – Amanda Valentine
tend to overeat. I tend to have lonesome binge tendencies. So if I
portion things out and weigh things out it is helpful for me to
stay on track and if things are prepared for the week it keeps me
kind of on my game.” – Amanda Valentine
This show currently highlights how to create a life you LOVE living - NOW! The first 3 seasons are focused on facing adversity and moving forward. Many guests still discuss adversities they've faced and how they've turned their pain into passion and created a life they absolutely love living. Let's move #OnwardTogether!