Living a healthy and quality filled life with Doughnuts and Deadlifts, Krissy Mae Cagney

Episode 99Brute Strength


This week on the Brute Strength Podcast, I’m back for round 2 with Krissy Mae Cagney (@krissymaecagney). We dive into her recent decision to become vegan, what she attributes her decision too, and the challenges and benefits she’s run into. As the owner of Doughnuts and Deadlifts, Black Iron Gym, Ello Supply Co and the author of Flexible Dieting 1.0 and 2.0, Krissy has seen an outstanding amount of success and offers a lot of insight on the ins and outs of her business and what is driving their success. Enjoy the show!

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Topics of discussion:

[1:19] Going Vegan

[3:58] Health benefits of a vegan lifestyle

[8:01] Nutritional, physical and emotional challenges

[12:46] Being tempted and how to deal with unsupportive people

[14:04] Flexible dieting and nutritional beliefs

[18:45] Eating for health and longevity

[20:55] How to get the most out of your macros

[23:25] The importance of first impressions and quality

[27:50] Eliminating your weaknesses v. playing to your strengths

[30:49] Krissy’s biggest mistake in the past year

[32:30] Why traveling is important

[34:03] Ello Supply Co.

[36:49] What’s in Hungry?

[38:22] Transparency with others


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Krissy Mae Cagney

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