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677 - Trainer Education  - Help Less to Help More

677 - Trainer Education - Help Less to Help More

July 19, 2020

As good hearted people we all want to help as many people as we can.  But, with the best of intentions we may actually end up helping each person less than they really need.  We must step back and realize we can't help the whole world, and learn how to best help those in our immediate world.

676 - Mindset - The Unseen Path - Keep Walking

676 - Mindset - The Unseen Path - Keep Walking

July 18, 2020

In our darkest moments it's hard to see the reasoning, it's hard to see the purpose, it's hard to see the light.  But, no matter what we can't see, we must keep walking.  If we stay where we are, we stay in the darkness, but if you move, even not knowing where, we can reach a new place, a brighter place.

675 - Training - Advice to My Younger Self

675 - Training - Advice to My Younger Self

July 17, 2020

In today's podcast I discuss 5 tips that I would give to my younger self to not only achieve better results from my training at that time but to have better set myself up for increased results in the future.

674 - Nutrition - Easy Now or Easy Later

674 - Nutrition - Easy Now or Easy Later

July 16, 2020

Do you constantly look for the easy to apply and easy to understand, black and white rules, of common diets?  Only to later find out the rules don't fit your real life, or, in order to fit the rules you have to live a restricted life?  This causes feelings of guilt when you break the diet, and/or, causes feelings of frustration and burnout when you feel burdened by the diet and "healthy eating"... and eventually, you quit the diet, and are right back where you started.  In today's podcast we discuss how that doesn't have to be the only option... there is another way!

673 - Trainer Education - How Hard Should You Push Your Clients

673 - Trainer Education - How Hard Should You Push Your Clients

July 15, 2020

In today's podcast we discuss how hard you should push yourself and/or your clients.  We discuss individual training sessions, adherence to a program, and in general.

672 - Mindset - Listen to Your Gut

672 - Mindset - Listen to Your Gut

July 14, 2020

Do you have an inner voice telling you something isn't right?  That something needs to change?  That the life you're living now ISN'T the best it could be?  In today's podcast we discuss how that inner voice has guided me towards my best life, and, how if YOU listen AND follow through with actions you too can find your best life.

671 - Training - How Long Can I Follow the Same Plan?

671 - Training - How Long Can I Follow the Same Plan?

July 13, 2020

Have you been following the same training plan and are wondering if it's time to change?  In today's podcast we discuss how to best improve upon your current plan to make it last as long as possible AND we do provide the answer for when it's time to switch things up!

670 - Nutrition - Protein Tracking Progression

670 - Nutrition - Protein Tracking Progression

July 12, 2020

When tracking your protein intake... what matters most?  Is there more to it than just daily intake?

Past Podcasts Referenced:
#33 - Nutrition - How Much Protein Do I Need?

669 - Trainer Education - IG Live Session - 07-08-20

669 - Trainer Education - IG Live Session - 07-08-20

July 11, 2020

In today's podcast we listen in to a recent IG Live session.  In this session we covered how to structure nutrition and training for the goal of maintaining body weight while building muscle and losing body fat, why you can't just perform big lifts to get better at big lifts - why smaller assistance exercises are necessary, and we cover proper expectations for speed of progress towards all goals.

668 - Mindset - Do the Details

668 - Mindset - Do the Details

July 10, 2020

We all know quick and easy doesn't last when it comes to fitness, physical health, finances, and other areas of life, but yet, we all still look for a quicker and easier way to reach our goals.  Today we discuss this faulty mindset and motivate you to focus on the details of what you need to do in order to live your best life

Past Podcasts Referenced:
#181 - Training - Using Muscle Damage for Fat Loss