The Fat & Broke Podcast

The Fat & Broke Podcast

Helping ourselves and others achieve better physical, mental, and financial health.

Recent Episodes

131 | What is Now | Semaglutide, Fecal Transplants, Bitcoin 401K, Skin Cancer, HSA's, I-Bonds, & Insulin

May 19, 2022

Show Summary: In today’s WIN, we discuss: Semaglutide Injections Fecal Transplants Bitcoin in your 401K Skin Cancer HSA’s I-Bonds at 9.62% We Answer A Listeners Question About Insulin Leave A Voice Memo | Review The Show | F…

130 | Cold Immersion | The Health Benefits Of Cold Exposure

May 16, 2022

Show Summary: Back in episode 114, we discussed the health benefits of heat exposure. Today, as promised, we take a deep dive into the health benefits of cold exposure. Peter has been holding this one in for a while, so ge…

129 | Win or Fail Mastermind Group | Running Thin, Lacking Commitment, & Fabio

May 12, 2022

Show Summary: Welcome to the Fat & Broke Win or Fail Mastermind Group. In today’s session, we discuss Gary is Running Thin Sarah is Lacking Commitment Peter’s Modeling Career Exciting News: Sarah is an Auntie! Sarah’s sist…

128 | Paul Levitin | Being A Healthy, Happy, Human

May 9, 2022

Show Summary: What does it mean to be a Healthy, Happy Human? How can you achieve happiness and health in your own life? As the pace of our lives accelerates, these are questions that many of us never stop to consider. In…

Guest: Paul Levitin

127 | What Is Now | Intermittent Fasting, Alpha-Gal Syndrome, Alzheimer's Disease, The Big Mac Index, and Sauna Workouts.

May 5, 2022

Show Summary: In today’s WIN, we discuss: Intermittent Fasting Alpha-Gal Syndrome Signs Of Alzheimer's Disease The Big Mac Index Sauna Workouts Happy Cinco De Mayo! We review Peter’s bizarre approach to holidays. Leave A Vo…

126 | Trek Simple | Travel For REAL People

May 2, 2022

Show Summary: Have you noticed that everyone else's vacations seem way better than yours? Is your social media feed filled with perfectly posed sunset heart hand pics? Does all of this make travel seem overly complicated, …

125 | Win or Fail Mastermind Group | Being A Better Leader, A Steroid Meltdown, & Letting Go.

April 28, 2022

Show Summary: Welcome to the Fat & Broke Win or Fail Mastermind Group. In today’s session, we discuss Gary wants to be a better leader. Peter has a steroid meltdown. Sarah is learning to let go. Update From A Prior Show: Pe…

Recent Blog Posts

What To Do With Your Child Tax Credit?

The 15th Of The Month Get up, get up, get up, it’s the 15th of the month. That is my tribute to Bone Thugs-N-Harmony. Sorry, I couldn’t …

My Parenting Dilemma

To Overprotect or Neglect Every new parent has a decision to make. How much risk will they allow their child to take as they grow? There is a scale of…

Stories From the Fat & Broke Tribe | Jasmin Keramaty | Bei…

The V Word The food we eat says a lot about us. It can tie us to our country of origin or people from our past. Food is social and a part of many trad…

About the Hosts

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Gary Donia


Gary has been a physical therapist for 20 years. He is the Vice President of TAYBS (Townsend Ashby Youth Baseball & Softball), and the Director of Macintosh River Rats Baseball.

Gary also is a loving husband, an amazing father to his two boys, an ideal coworker, and a one-of-a-kind friend.

In his free time, you can find Gary on the baseball field coaching 2-4 teams a season, or at the ice rink, cheering on his boys. When not writing blog posts or podcasting, he enjoys reading a new book, learning something new, meditating, geeking out on all things money, or hitting the gym.

Fun Facts:
Favorite Color: Blue
Favorite Event: Family Pizza Night
Favorite Song: True Colors by Cyndi Lauper
Favorite Book: 7 Habits of Highly Effective People

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Peter Brouillard


Peter has his Doctorate Degree in Physical Therapy. He is a Strength & Conditioning Coach, as well as, a Lifestyle & Nutritional Coach

Peter is also a loving husband, a fantastic father, and a wonderful friend.

In Peter's free time, he enjoys Brazilian Jujitsu, Spike-ball, Playtime with his children, and Pool Parties with his friends and family.

Fun Facts:
Favorite Color: Yellow
Favorite Food: Salad
Favorite Exercise: Barbell Squats

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Sarah Newell


Prior to working With Gary and Peter for the last three years, Sarah spent seven years working as a medical assistant before Gary finally convinced her to come work with them.

Sarah loves spending time with her family and close friends as much as possible. She is a lover of all animals and prefers dogs over people most of the time.

In her free time, Sarah likes to hike and is currently working on the NH 48, 4000 footers. Sarah is also a bit of a sun worshipper and loves being at the beach. She enjoys baking, cooking, and trying out new recipes. She is a bit of a workaholic but loves to travel when she does occasionally take time off.

Sarah’s useless skills include being able to use movie quotes in normal conversation, hand gestures, and breaking into random song mid-sentence.

Fun Facts:
Favorite Color: Green
Favorite Movie: The Dark Knight
Favorite Song: Someone You Loved by Lewis Capaldi
Favorite Place: Cody, Wyoming & Yellowstone National Park

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Jessica Donia

Host (Sometimes!)