Meet our intern, Rheiner Stahlbaum. Rheiner is a senior at Johnston High School. He enjoys wrestling and competes on Johnston's wrestling team. He will be with us at Kaizen through April to get first hand doctor/patient care experience. Rheiner plans to wrestle in college while majoring in nursing. He would eventually like to go back to school to become a CRNA (certified registered nurse anesthetist). If you see Rheiner around, be sure to say "hi"!
We’re so excited to introduce our audience to Heather Yost from Yost Family Chiropractic and Yost Wellness Center. 👩⚕️
At Yost Wellness Center, they don’t treat your symptoms with medication. Instead, they use a Whole Systems Approach that uncovers and treats the root cause of your symptoms to restore your health.
In this podcast we dive into functional medicine, the 5 Point Treatment Program, utilization of holistic lab testing and genetic testing to ensure accurate diagnoses and customized treatment plans. 🥰
🌟Connect with Heather⭐️
💙Facebook: Yost Wellness Center
📞Text: (515) 278-4325
This week we talked with Jess! She’s a: “Life changer. Protein-loving, vegetable-obsessed, wife, mom, Registered Dietitian, marathoner, wanderlusting adventurer.”
🌄 We got to dive into these titles and how she manages to do them all so well. Jess is a Registered Dietitian and the owner of Expedition Wellness.
🥗🍎🥬🍌🍅 We talked about food, family, exercise, and travel. Go to anywhere you listen to podcasts now to hear all about living a healthy lifestyle and a little bit about travel and teaching our kids to eat healthy!
🏃🏼♀️ 🌟 Connect with Jess ⭐️
💙 Facebook: Expedition Wellness
📱 Instagram: @expeditionwellnesscoach
📩 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
📞 Text: (515) 333-1533
This week we talk with Jake Pudenz. Jake is a strength coach and owner of Jake Pudenz Strength & Power. He helps people with all types of strength and athletic goals achieve them, both in person and remotely.
Jake is a retired weight lifter (snatch and clean & jerk) who specializes in teaching the Olympic lifts. From 2012-2019 Jake competed for the California Strength national team where he won several national-level medals, including a National Championship in 2019.
Jake is a wealth of knowledge when it comes to strength and conditioning so you don't want to miss this!
🌟Connect with Jake⭐️
This week we got to catch up with Jake Hartman. He is the owner of DSM Barbell and Hartman Strength. He is a power lifter, husband, and dad of 1, soon to be 2!
We discuss training and recovery, his work history and current roles. He is a wealth of knowledge when it comes to individualized training and hosting powerlifting meets.
🌟Connect with Jake⭐️
💙Facebook: DSM Barbell
This week we got to catch up with Sydney Moore. Sydney is an occupational therapist and founder of Happy at Home Consulting. 😃
She earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Kinesiology and Health with a focus on community and public health from Iowa State University. Sydney graduated from Drake University with a Doctorate of Occupational Therapy. 👩⚕️
She has experience in working with clients in the hospital, outpatient, skilled nursing and home health settings. 🩺
Sydney has a passion for helping people live their best life. Sydney and her fiancé reside in the Des Moines metro with their pups. 🐶
In her free time, she enjoys gardening, cooking & time with family. 🌱 🥬🥘👩❤️👨
🌟Connect with Sydney ⭐️
💙Facebook: Happy at Home Consulting
🦷 Dr. Ayah Belbeisi is the owner and dentist at Cedar Ridge Dentistry. 🦷
📚 She has extensive experience in both public and private dentistry. Dr. Bilbeisi is the mother to a son, daughter and cat. 🐈
🌻She often spends her weekends exploring the nature centers of Central Iowa with her children. 🌳🍂🐴🐜
🤓 Dr. Belbeisi is a wealth of knowledge and I enjoyed talking to her about not just dentistry but all things health! 🍎🥦🏋🏽♀️
She is passionate about the science of dentistry as part of holistic health and wellness and uses advanced tools and technology to help all patients unlock their full potential. 🏃🏽♀️🏃🏿
She strives to truly get to know her patients, because she believes your dental experience should be comfortable and enjoyable. 🧕🏼🦷❤️
🌟Connect with Ayah ⭐️
Practice: Cedar Ridge Esthetic & Family Dentistry, Urbandale, IA
📞Phone: (515) 270-8301
🎧This week we got to chat with personal trainer Mistee Martin.
Mistee was a veterinary technician 🐶 for 15 years when she decided to change career paths and pursue another passions of hers- fitness. 🏃🏽♀️
Having a love for nutrition and fitness for 20+ years is what lead her down the path of personal training. She opened up her own personal training business a year and a half ago specializing in women’s health. 🧘🏼♂️
She trains women of all ages including those who are postpartum and pre/post menopausal. Her focus is on strength training and nutritional coaching. She teaches her clients the importance of gaining lean muscle mass as they age and also coaches them on how to eat without using trendy diets or deprivation. 🥦
Her training sessions are either one on one or with accompanied by a friend in the privacy of her home gym. 🏡
🌟Connect with Mistee ⭐️
💙Facebook: Mistee Martin Personal Training
🎧 This week on the podcast we spoke with Dillon Burns.
He is the owner of and coach at Anchor Fitness and Nutrition. Coach Dillon has worked with a wide variety of athletes and clients from military athletes, to sport performance athletes, to his favorite - those who are just beginning their health journey. 🏋🏽🥦
His certifications include CPT, Metabolic Specialist, CrossFit L1 Trainer, USA Weightlifting L1 Coach, Precision Nutrition L1 Coach, and a B.S. in Exercise Science from Iowa State University. 🤓
🌟Connect with Dillon ⭐️
💙Facebook: Anchor.NF or Anchor Fitness & Nutrition
📱Instagram: @anchor_fitness_nutrition and anchor_kids_
🎧 Meet Dylan Thielen!
Dylan is a certified powerlifting coach, business owner, and gym manager. He strives to help others improve both physical and mental health through lifting weights and proper nutrition. 🥦 His business, Horizon Strength strives to educate clients on proper technique, healthy eating habits, and help build a happier and healthier body, one rep at a time. You can find Dylan managing and training clients at DSM Barbell Club in downtown Des Moines. 🏋🏾♂️
🌟Connect with Dylan ⭐️
💙Facebook: Horizon Strength
📱Instagram: @horizonstrength & @thielen.fitness
Dr. Ladd's views on performance improvement, injury prevention and sometimes other random thoughts.