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26. Tools in Your Healthy Living Toolbox: MetKon, KPOW, and More with Kamela Niskach, DPT

May 31, 2024

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Join Melyssa Allen in this episode of the Healthy Living Doesn’t Have to SUCK podcast as she chats with special guest Kam Niskach, a doctor of physical therapy, MetKon RX format creator, and owner of KPOW Nutrition. Kam shares her journey and discusses the importance of mindset, behavior changes, and the role of supplements as “tools in the toolbox.” Kam offers valuable insights on starting small, lifting weights, tracking progress, and the importance of finding joy and community in the fitness journey. This episode is packed with practical advice, personal anecdotes, and inspiration to help you on your path to healthy living!


Kam Niskach is an experienced and respected fitness trainer and business owner. With a Doctorate in Physical Therapy, Kam leverages her extensive background in exercise and rehab to inspire individuals of all ages to achieve their health, strength, and fitness goals. As a presenter and educator, Kam has certified thousands of instructors to teach fitness classes and was named Master Trainer of the Year in 2017 for one of the industry’s most recognized fitness companies. In 2020, she created MetKon Rx, a globally taught functional strength and conditioning program. Kam is also the owner of K-POW Nutrition, a supplement company founded from her desire to provide high-quality supplements that support a holistic and lifestyle approach to health, wellness, and performance goals. A small-town girl from Weirton, West Virginia, Kam’s love for sports has shaped her career path and active lifestyle. In her local community in Pittsburgh, she serves as the strength and conditioning coach for a high school soccer team. In addition to all things health and fitness, Kam prioritizes her family and loves her primary role as a soccer and softball mom to her preteen daughter.




00:00 Welcome to the show!
00:40 Special Guest Introduction: Kam’s Journey
01:36 From Group Fitness to Entrepreneurship
07:49 The Philosophy of Healthy Living: Start Small, Build Big
11:54 Supplements: Tools in Your Healthy Living Toolbox
19:04 Kam’s Personal Health Journey and Tips
32:58 Taking the First Steps Towards a Healthier Lifestyle
34:42 Healthy Living Doesn’t Have to Suck: Finding Joy in the Journey

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