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Welcome to Get Real Radio, your hosts and holistic practitioners Melanie Morton & Brooke Perlman will dig into so many different topics including nutrition, fitness, self care, entrepreneurship and more! Taking experience from our own lives & health journeys, we are here to share the real deal, answering your questions along the way. Exciting guests who are experts in their fields will join us in some real talk in order to help listeners live a full and thriving life. Get ready to get real!

Feb 14, 2018

episode #14: listener questions: transitioning from cardio to strength training, how to get your sex drive back, acne after the pill + more!

Welcome to Get Real Radio with Melanie Morton and Brooke Perlman! We’ll be here on your favorite podcast app every Wednesday and while you’re listening, we’d love it if you left us a rating and review!

Today we answer listener questions from our fabulous listeners! Thank you so much to everyone who submitted questions! We touch on weight lifting, how birth control can impact your libido and acne after going off of birth control. Remember, we love to hear from you! Feel free to email, DM, comment, etc. with your questions anytime!

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resources from this episode…

Next Level Fitness Chicago

MindPump Workout Programs

The Female Experience Podcast

Flo Living

Traditional Medicinals Detox Tea

Beauty Counter

Juice Beauty

Amaramarie Beauty (use either BROOKE20 or MEL20 for 20% off!)

Cocokind Skincare

Mel’s In-Home Sauna

Our Favorite Epsom Salts