244: Heidi Powell | Business, Fitness, Mental Health, & Marriage

Mar 30, 2020 | Interviews, Podcast


Heidi Powell was the host of Extreme Weight Loss with her husband, Chris Powell, for many years. Today, we dig deep into understanding who Heidi is and what makes her tick. We discuss her early years, what led to the television show, her marriage, the challenges with kids, and more.

In This Conversation We Cover: 

  • [03:47] How growing up in an entrepreneurial family informed how Heidi thinks about her work
  • [08:40] How to nurture work ethic into your children
  • [16:48] What Heidi would tell her past self
  • [28:34] Struggling with an eating disorder
  • [34:24] What happened when Heidi met Chris and what they learned from each other
  • [51:22] Getting a TV show on ABC
  • [01:05:45] Looking back on the changes that stuck from Extreme Weight Loss
  • [01:11:13] The downside to celebrity exposure
  • [01:18:01] The 30-day sex challenge

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In August of 2021, we put our motto to the test, sold everything and moved our family to Italy.