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Becoming Elli - Fit, strong women over 50.

Join co-hosts Jill and Chris on Becoming Elli - where women over 50 inspire each other to become fit and strong.

Becoming Elli is a group of women over the age of 50 who are focused on healthy living and getting fit. We discuss fitness, nutrition, and ways to age gracefully.

Jill and Chris interview experts and share their insights about losing weight, keeping it off, working out and becoming fit and strong. Hear from others who are making it work, become inspired and motivated.

For more information find Becoming Elli on Facebook and Twitter or visit the website at for more motivation, work-out ideas, recipes, tips and inspiration.

May 8, 2018

Melanie Hinde quit smoking and lost weight following a major health issue. In Episode #9 of Becoming Elli, Melanie joins Jill and Chris to discuss her journey to health and fitness.

While dealing with her health issues, Melanie is working to be fit and strong. Her inspirational story provides listeners with motivating...

Apr 24, 2018

In Episode 8 of the Becoming Elli podcast, we interview Juel Fitzgerald. This is one of the most inspiring podcasts that we've done so far.

In 2008, Juel Fitzgerald lost over 50 pounds and now maintains her weight loss through healthy eating habits and walking.

Not just walking around the block, she is one SERIOUS...

Apr 10, 2018

A few years ago Diane Berkley decided to see how strong and fit she could become.

Diane is an everyday woman who works a lot of hours at her job, has children and grandchildren, and is active in her church. She finds time to work out in some way six days a week and looks and feels fantastic.

In episode number seven of...

Mar 27, 2018

In podcast #6 “Taking Care of Yourself, When You are Taking Care of Others”, Jill and Chris discuss ideas and strategies to keep eating healthy foods and squeezing in exercise when it is really inconvenient.

Whether you are called out of town to care for a loved one who is ill, or waiting at the hospital while a...

Mar 13, 2018

In episode #5 of Becoming Elli, Jill and Chris talk with personal trainer and business owner,  Brian Kennell about:

  • Muscle Mass
  • Interval Training
  • Strength Building
  • Cardio Training

He's got more than 15 years of experience, working at sports performance facilities and a medically-based fitness facility - as both a...