How to Change Your Mindset Through Movement

We’re reliving the #Sweatworking Summit highlights and loving every minute. In this workshop, not only will you HEAR all of the ways movement can change your mindset, you’ll experience them first hand as Gideon and Rachel share the stage for this unique talk and sweat combo from the 2021 #Sweatworking​ Summit.

  • 0:00​ Intro
  • 0:17​ – Sponsor Mention
  • 0:59​ – Gideon & Rachel Introduction
  • 2:49​ – Gideon – Warm-Up
  • 14:34​ – Rachel – Finding Inspiration Through Movement Part 1
  • 30:16​ – Gideon – 25 Min Workout
  • 56:03​ – Rachel – Finding Inspiration Through Movement Part 2: Rachel’s Research
  • 1:10:31​ – Gideon – Cool Down & Stretch
  • 1:19:38​ – Closing Statements

Gideon Akande: Two-time Chicago Golden Gloves champion and national winner of the Men’s Health Next Top Trainer competition, Gideon Akande excels at motivating people to be their best. Offering online workouts both live and on-demand, his love of fitness leaps right through your video screen. Numerous local and national media outlets have taken note, praising both his expert skill and contagious energy, which have yielded a growing community of @getfitwithgiddy followers and athletes around the world.

Rachel Krakauer, M.A. traded Chicago’s Lakefront Trail for Canadian mountains to pursue her PhD in Clinical Psychology. As an exercise enthusiast, her research focuses on the benefits of exercise on mental health in the general population as well as public safety personnel. Rachel loves sharing knowledge and believes in the power of connection, organizing anti-racism events to advocate for social justice in and outside the therapy room. Outside of graduate training, Rachel can be found leading Zoom workouts every Sunday, adding peanut butter to everything, hiking the nearest trail, or training her cat.

Follow Our Guests:

Gideon Akande: @GetFitWithGiddy

Rachel Krakauer: @Say_Krak_Again

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About Kristen Geil

A native of Lexington, Kentucky, Kristen moved to Chicago in 2011 and received her MA in Writing, Rhetoric, and Discourse from DePaul while trying to maintain her southern accent. Kristen grew up playing sports, and since moving to Chicago, she’s fallen in love with the lakefront running path and the lively group fitness scene. Now, as a currently retired marathoner and sweat junkie, you can usually find her trying new workouts around the city and meticulously crafting Instagram-friendly smoothie bowls. Kristen came on to A Sweat Life full-time in 2018 as Editor-in-Chief, and she spends her days managing writers, building content strategy, and fighting for the Oxford comma.