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Alyssa Olenick, Ph.D. is your host of the Messy Middle Podcast. She is an Exercise physiologist that blends the duo of science & nuance to help create conversations around fitness and wellness that fall between the polarizing ends of the messages we often receive. After all, life is best lived in the messy middle.

EP 45: Thoughtful Strength Coaching and Identity Work with Allison Tenney

In this episode, Lyss and Allison talk about a wide variety of topics and dive deep into graceful industry call-outs backed with calls-to-action. They talk ...

EP 44: The Big 3 for Active Females with Lyss

In this solo episode with Lyss, she talks about something near and dear to heart (and PhD)… considerations (nutritional) for active females and menstruating individuals ...

EP 43: Seasons of Nutrition and Macros with Emily Duncan

In this episode, Em and Lyss discuss the different seasons of nutrition, the importance of each of them from a periodized approach and the varying ...

EP 42: 4 Biggest Hybrid Training Mistakes with Lyss

In this solo episode with Lyss that you won't want to miss, she goes over the (4) biggest hybrid training mistakes and how to avoid ...

EP 41: A Year of Radical Self Responsibility with Lyss

In this solo episode with Lyss, she talks about her theme for the upcoming year – a year of radical self responsibility – which means ...

EP 40: Approach Behavior Change Better This Year with Dr. Karin Nordin

In this episode with Dr. Karin Nordin, we talk about setting New Year’s goals and why they are positive, long-term sustainable behavior change, re-framing the ...

EP 39: Race, Discrimination and Family Dynamics Impact on Health with Dr. Mackenzie Minniear

Join us this week for our episode with Dr. Mackenzie Minniear. Dr. Mack and she is a PhD, professor and researcher who works at UGA ...

EP 38: Reverse Diet Realities with Alex Maclin

In this episode with Alex Maclin we cover the basics of how to meet yourself where you are at in your nutrition and fitness. With ...

EP 37: Lazy Lyss Nutrition

Join us this week as Lyss talks about her approach to nutrition called “Lazy Lyss nutrition”. How she simplifies shopping, making meals & reducing the ...

The Lyss Method

Lift heavier, run further, train smarter, and learn more. Crush your goals with The Lyss Method, a multi-level style of training designed to help you reach your goals!


A 16 week bodyweight to barbell beginner program. No prior lifting experience is needed. Begin is designed for those who want to build confidence under a barbell.


Barbell experience needed. Perfect to pair with running, climbing, yoga, etc. Gain strength, develop muscle, and improve your overall fitness.


Barbell experience needed. Gain strength, develop muscle, and improve overall fitness. Pro includes more volume than LITE for those with more serious strength goals.


An 18 week lifting program that parallels any race training plan. Adjusts volume along with your race peak and taper.

Running Program

Everything you’ve ever wanted to learn about running, is included in the app! Endure includes the science application of running, sports nutrition, and racing

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