The Healthy Advisor

The Healthy Advisor: Finding Healing in the Gym With Jess Bost

Advisor Jess Bost opens up about how her experience with intense workouts and a supportive community gave her the outlet she needed during a time of profound grief.

 

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Jess Bost found CrossFit during a traumatic time in her life. About her workouts, she says, “I went to the darkest place I could, and I fought my demons in that place.” 

CrossFit, which stands for cross-discipline fitness, became her bridge to healing. 

In this episode, Diana Britton is joined by Jess Bost, the vice president of brand partnerships at Alpha Architect and part-time CrossFit coach. Here, she opens up about how her experience with intense workouts and a supportive community gave her the outlet she needed during a time of profound grief. She also shares how exercise and community have shaped how she views the role of financial advisors.

Jess discusses: 

  • How she applied the concepts she learned from psychology and working with children with autism to CrossFit and also financial services
  • How she got into CrossFit and how it keeps her healthy from a physical/spiritual/emotional standpoint
  • How CrossFit helped her heal from trauma
  • Why and how she’s become an advocate for fitness in the financial services industry
  • Where she sees the intersection of fitness and finance

Photo courtesy of Jess BostJess Bost

Jess Bost was a CrossFit coach and personal trainer prior to becoming a financial advisor four years ago.

Photo courtesy of Jess BostJess Bost

If you have a struggle and wish to share your experiences and help others in similar situations, please reach out to Diana at Diana.Britton@informa.com.

The Healthy Advisor podcast is available on Apple PodcastsAndroidStitcherSpotify and wherever podcasts are found. 

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