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A Surprising Way to Heal in an Era Defined by Trauma

June 18, 2021




Laura Khoudari, a celebrated personal trainer, trauma practitioner, and educator joins eHealth Radio and the Fitness & Health News Channel. Her new book is: Lifting Heavy Things: Healing Trauma One Rep at a Time.

Listen to interview with host Eric Michaels and guest Laura Khoudari discuss the following:

  1. What inspired you to write this book, which combines memoir, self help, and research?
  2. How did you, someone who cut gym class and loathed the gym well into adulthood, become a person who loves fitness?
  3. While this book can be used by people engaging in any fitness modality, why do you like to ground these practices in strength training?
  4. How does your approach to strength training support folks living with trauma in their healing work in therapy?

Laura Khoudari is a trauma practitioner, certified personal trainer, and corrective exercise specialist. Widely recognized within the trauma and fitness communities, her work has been featured in Buzzfeed, UpWorthy, Outside Online, Medium, Tonic, and Girls Gone Strong. She is the author of Lifting Heavy Things: Healing Trauma One Rep at a Time.





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