a podcast with mickie carter

Crunches and

co-founder and CEO of One Strong Southern Girl

139: A Review of Cathe Friedrich's STS 2.0 (ready to get stronger?)

138: Body FX Review 2.0! 

137: 3 Health & Fitness Mistakes to Stop Making this Year!

141: Health Tip! Pharmacogenetic testing (what it is and why you should try it)

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I'm the co-founder of One Strong Southern Girl and host of the Crunches & Cosmos podcast. Since 2016, we've been sharing insider information about the best programs, products and services on the market today for women's home fitness. I share honest reviews and information you need to know before you buy (or try out) something new to hit your fitness goals. I'm a mom, wife, sister, entrepreneur and bff who wants to help you live your best life in the healthiest body.

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I'm Mickie.

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Our Review of The Fit Track Scale!


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