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17. How quitting your job can lead you to qualify for Boston with Rhonda Layton

Rhonda is a Health and Wellness and Fitness Professional at Team Beach body. She is the sister of my good friend Greg Barth, the host of the Life of Now Podcast.

17. How quitting your job can lead you to qualify for Boston with Rhonda Layton

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Rhonda has an amazing story of personal development, going from a job she hated into a life whose boundaries she keeps pushing. Rhonda now is a marathon runner and has qualified for Boston! She talks about how she made the decision to qualify for the Boston Marathon and how you got to finish the race before you start.  Rhonda talks about how growing up she was an overweight kid and she hid behind food. She tells us how she weighted more in the 6th grade than when she was 9 months pregnant. She believes that nutrition is 80% of the puzzle to a healthy life and how everything good snowballed for her after she fixed her relationship with food. 

Nutrition and Meal Plans

What foods to avoid

  • Red meat
  • Dairy
  • Pork
  • Processed foods

What foods to actively seek out

  • Fresh Veggies and Fruits
  • Organic Meats of Chicken, Turkey and Fish

Rhonda’s fondest food memories

Cheese Buns was her favourite meal growing up. 

Exercise Routine

  • Rhonda exercises 6 days a week
  • 45 minutes every morning of yoga, pilates or strength training

Cooking tips

  • Get a husband to cook that is better than you
  • Create a menu
  • Plan for the week
  • Shopping lists

Quick dinner ideas

Barbecue chicken pizza on a wholegrain pizza base. The BBQ sauce his no high-fructose corn syrup in it and chicken, red onion and cilantro (coriander).

Tips on reducing wastage

  • As soon as you buy something, cut it up and keep it in the fridge because it makes it convenient to consume it.
  • Also, don’t buy a lot of food.

Do you have a clean eating diet plan?

Yes… duh!!! Rhonda is on a clean eating diet plan most days of the week. She only craves good food.

Know more about Rhonda

Who would you love to have dinner with and where?

Oprah and Maya Angelou in Kauai

Last meal on the planet?

Bunch of really fresh vegetables and ingredients. Some really good chips and really good salsa and guacamole. Really good dark chocolate and a glass of wine.


Where to find Rhonda

Author: Ronsley Vaz

Ronsley is the founder & chief day dreamer at AMPLIFY. He is an author, speaker & serial entrepreneur.

He has a Masters’ degree in Software Engineering and an MBA in Psychology and Leadership. He is known as the creator of We Are Podcast – the first Podcasting Conference in the Southern Hemisphere, and the host of The Bond Appetit Podcast and Should I Start a Podcast. He has an audience of over 3 million in 133 countries.

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