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Podcast #349 - Nutrition - Off Day Nutrition

Podcast #349 - Nutrition - Off Day Nutrition

August 19, 2019

On non-training days... what should you eat... how MUCH should you eat?  In this podcast we cover what the most important factors to consider are and how to modify them depending on your goal.

Past Podcasts Referenced:
#21 - Nutrition - Carbs - Good or Bad?
#29 - Nutrition - If I Eat Fat Will I Get Fat?
#41 - Nutrition - Diet Right - What Matters Most
#173 - Nutrition - The Need for Caloric Cycling During Diet
#181 - Nutrition - Using Muscle Damage for Fat Loss

Podcast #348 - Trainer Education - We vs You vs I

Podcast #348 - Trainer Education - We vs You vs I

August 18, 2019

In this podcast we discuss a concept of non-direct verbal communication in regards to the usage of the words "We", "You", and "I".  Using these words correctly can improve trainer-client relationships and help you business grow, BUT, using these words incorrectly can actually harm relationships and your business!!!

Past Podcasts Referenced:
#280 - Trainer Education - Trainer-Client Relationship Roles

Podcast #347 - Mindset - Mental Toughness Exercises

Podcast #347 - Mindset - Mental Toughness Exercises

August 17, 2019

In this podcast we provide 4 exercises you can use to improve mental toughness.  These are exercises that have worked for myself and clients in the past and WILL work for you!!!

Past Podcasts Referenced:
#335 - Mindset - Developing Mental Toughness

Podcast #346 - Training - Improving a One Rep Max

Podcast #346 - Training - Improving a One Rep Max

August 16, 2019

In this podcast we discuss the process of improving a one rep max in regards to approaches in the gym (physical, technical, mental) as well as outside of the gym (nutrition, sleep, stress).

Past Podcasts Referenced:
#214 - Training - Understanding Rep Ranges & Expected Results

Podcast #345 - Nutrition - Cholesterol & Dietary Fats

Podcast #345 - Nutrition - Cholesterol & Dietary Fats

August 15, 2019

In this podcast we cover what cholesterol is, why we need it in our bodies, the effects of dietary fat intake on cholesterol, and how to control cholesterol through diet and lifestyle.

Podcast #344 - Trainer Education - 10 Reasons Why Your Clients SHOULD Fire You

Podcast #344 - Trainer Education - 10 Reasons Why Your Clients SHOULD Fire You

August 14, 2019

In this podcast we cover 10 common reasons why clients fire their trainer, and what you can do to address these issues and improve your client retention and client experience.

Past Podcasts Referenced:
#336 - Trainer Education - Individualize Your Voice

Podcast #343 - Mindset - Rocking Chair

Podcast #343 - Mindset - Rocking Chair

August 13, 2019

Sitting in a rocking chair allows you to feel active... you get to move, you get to "do something"... but, no matter how hard you push, no matter how hard you work... you don't really go anywhere.  Are you feeling that way in the gym, or in life?  Are you working hard but you're hard work doesn't seem to be working?

Past Podcasts Referenced:
#62 - Training - Picking the Right Program
#70 - Training - The Importance of Training Progressions
#78 - Training - Following a Program But Not Getting Results
#112 - Mindset - Whoops - Adherence - Goldilocks Paradox
#293 - Nutrition - Methods to Improve Diet Adherence

Podcast #342 - Training - Taking Short Cuts

Podcast #342 - Training - Taking Short Cuts

August 12, 2019

Can taking short cuts lead to long term results?  In this podcast we discuss common short cuts people take and what the lasting effect of those short cuts are.

Past Podcasts Referenced:
#19 - Mindset - Aim Low

Podcast #341 - Nutrition - A Gallon of Milk a Day

Podcast #341 - Nutrition - A Gallon of Milk a Day

August 11, 2019

In this podcast I share my experience of drinking a gallon of milk a day... for 2 years!!!  I share the reasons why, the pros and cons, and the lessons I learned that YOU can apply to your weight gain and weight loss goals!

Past Podcasts Referenced:
#241 - Nutrition - Meal Timing

Podcast #340 - Trainer Education - Whole Health - Maintaining a Social Life

Podcast #340 - Trainer Education - Whole Health - Maintaining a Social Life

August 10, 2019

Do you work long hours, and/or sporadic hours and struggle to maintain a healthy social life?  In this podcast we discuss how to create a work-life balance even with a non-traditional work schedule.

Past Podcasts Referenced:
#300 - Trainer Education - The Mistakes You Must Make
#304 - Trainer Education - Diversifying Income Without Spreading Too Thin