Body Positivity Challenge: Meet Alex Mazzurco
We can’t wait to officially kick off the Body Positivity Challenge ((the entire month of February!)). In the meantime, make sure you grab your spot [sign up here!] + meet our leaders! Alex Mazzurco [you might know her from insta or #TheCHAARGPodcast ; )] is one of our leaders + will be covering everything from her relationship with the scale to using Instagram authentically to gut health!
Q + A with Alex —
1] Profession + City:
Alex, Fitness Coach & Brand Consultant, + Cleveland, OH
2] Go to healthy breakfast:
Whey waffle! Protein powder and an egg topped with some almond butter!
3] 3 things always in my pantry:
Protein powder, matcha, + flax seed
4] Favorite sweat sesh:
Leg day! Well glute day if we’re being specific ; )
5] Favorite restaurant in my city:
Townhall or it’s sister cafe resultant, Rebol!
6] Physical aspect of my body I love:
My muscles, because I built them — I have control over shaping my body!
7] Quality I admire in myself:
I’ve learned to be very generous no matter how much I have or I do not have, you can always give.
8] Currently, I’m working on:
Not giving as much of my time away. Time is the most precious resource we have + I often say “YES!” immediately before looking at how much time I truly have available.
9] Proudest wellness moment:
Healing my gut!
10] Wellness trend I love:
Intermittent fasting + Celery Juice
11] What I learned through my wellness journey:
You can always keep learning. I think we get into a groove with our fitness or diet + believe everything outside of it is wrong without continuing to try ++ experiment.
12] When I’m stressed out I:
Cry… lol. I try to make it to yoga, it’s taught me so much this year + I can breath through my stress. Or I close my computer + stop for the day, that’s okay to do… I’m the boss!
13] Habit that changed my life:
Yoga, + shutting off my phone, ++ work at 8… well 9 at the latest. It’s still a work in progress.
14] Body positivity instagram crush:
15] Body positivity tip:
Stop comparing yourself to her. Unfollow anyone who makes you feel inferior or worse about yourself on the internet, now!
16] 3 resources every CHAARG girl should know about:
- Girl Go Wash Your Face, by Rachel Hollis
- Jenna Kutcher Podcast, Goal Digger
- @namastenik on Instagram, if you’re in Cleveland — get to her yoga classes or attend one of her retreats or get a moon reading from her!
17] Advice I wish I could give my 20 year old self:
You don’t have to impress them + it’s not the end of the world. Nothing + no one is worth the effort to change who you truly are.