Ep. 41: Intuitive and Programmed Deloads, When and How to Implement Heavy Bag Training, Planet Fitness Plot
In this episode Dallas and I get into the UFC, deloading, heavy bag training, eating on the go, and my elaborate plots against Planet Fitness.
Ep. 39 – Q&A feat. Dal-P: Squat Depth, Chest Development (Barbell vs Dumbbell), and Overrated/Underrated
In this episode I have my good friend and fellow trainer Dallas (Dal-P) back on the podcast to answer some questions about squat depth, chest development, and we even played a quick game of ‘overrated/underrated.’
In this episode I have on Matt McLeod who’s a fellow fitness coach, and also a registered dietician. Matt & I discuss how to ‘not be boring’ and explain there’s more to life than your fitness obsession, although your fitness can benefit those other avenues of your life.
In this episode I talk about building your home gym! From choosing the right row machine, dumbbells, accessories, and must-haves for optimally outfitting your ideal home gym!
Excited to have the CEO of Tailored Coaching Method, Cody McBroom on today’s episode! Cody always over-delivers, and in this episode he drops multiple wisdom-nuggets on personal development.
In this episode I talk about which training tempos and ranges of motion are going to be most beneficial for you, as well as when to implement novel changes, and I explain how to gauge training intensity with RIR & RPE.
In this episode I explore the ever-growing topic of mental health. From my current social media break and some awareness that’s brought me, to elaborating on why the gym shouldn’t be your ONLY outlet.
I go all in about mobility in this episode. I know this episode is going to be incredibly valuable, and most importantly, applicable to you.
Mobility vs. flexibility, why we need mobility, what are the common areas we need to improve mobility, the 8 biggest mistakes with mobility training, and how to change your posture, your strength, your performance and mobility with 5 minutes a day.
In this episode I essentially use my over-caffeination to rant about tiktok, my 600lb life, and my view on society’s weight problem; which is weight maintenance not loss or gain. 10/10 must listen 😀
This episode is all about the lesser known micronutrients! What’s applicable, what you need to know, what you might want to supplement with and how to go about it. Biggest focus for this episode is understanding its importance, and how to make it work for you.
Learn how even though you think your progress is stalling while you’re losing some weight, you’re actually progressing more than you know, if medications indefinitely mean you’ll gain weight or it’s just correlation, and how I go about being an active parent.
Should you take pre-workout? Maybe, maybe not. Let’s understand what ‘pre-workout’ supplements really are, and then we can get into if they’re right for you.
Supplementing with a protein powder is incredibly beneficial in terms of increasing your overall protein intake, convenience, and even a sought-after treat. However, we want to prioritize real food first, and I explain why!
If you’re curious about tracking your macros, or maybe you’ve tried to determine for yourself what your macros should be, or you’re aiming at moving into tracking, or just education on the topic of tracking, this episode is for you! I elaborate on how to plan, calculate, and prescribe all according to your individual goals, and preferences.
In this episode I cover the ever-growing and awfully important topic of ‘mindset.’ Specifically, growth and fixed mindsets, and how to think in regards to your health and fitness to make the improvements and get the results you’re dying for.
In this episode I break down the 4 reasons you’re not seeing results with bootcamp and group classes, or why you’ve stopped seeing results from them. I want to objectively highlight how group can be holding you back.
Then I dive into the supplement collagen. Who it’s best for, the types of collagen, if it’s a protein replacement, if it’s worth it, and how it works in the body.
Follow these 3 rules, and they will provide you with lasting change, growth, and results.
We all need some clarity, and something to work towards; something to improve upon.
Goals. A reason to make the changes we toil over and hyper-focus on.
A new year is sexy in that regard; a ‘clean slate.’
Here are the ‘Big 3’ to know and follow going forward if this is going to be a year of change for you:
1. You Don’t Need Motivation
2. Plan Ahead & Plan to Fail
3. Enjoy the Process
I have Ashley Cook on for episode 22, and we talk about her 60+lb weight loss, her experience with veganism, my experience with veganism and numerous other diets, and her current relationship with food transitioning out of veganism and into a more training and practical nutrition approach. I give my breakdown of vegan dieting, and how it was the perfect approach for Ash. Ashley also happens to be my sister, so we talk candidly about our relationship as well as other random topics.
In this episode I guide you through the holidays and into the best shape of your entire life.
Ep. 19: Q&A – 2020 Fitness Mindset, Squats & Deads While Recovering From Anterior Pelvic Tilt, & My Favorite Books
In this Q&A I talk about how my fitness mindset has changed this year, how I would go about squatting and deadlifting while recovering from anterior pelvic tilt, and some of my favorite books!
Overrun with post-holiday food guilt? Feel like you’ve derailed your training progress, and flushed your physique away? In 5 minutes you’ll be back on track mentally and physically.
The holidays are thought of as opposing our fitness goals. In this blog, I elaborate on how we approach the season incorrectly, and how to reframe it for our best results yet!
Why do we self-sabotage? In this 5 minute mini-episode, I talk about why we do it, what we’re forced to change if we don’t, and why we’re always so close to that change we need to take place when we do fall into those sabotaging habits.
In this episode I elaborate on my 5 Crossfit critiques and give context as to why the majority of folks who undertake a fitness endeavor and choose Crossfit as the method, don’t choose the appropriate vessel to take them from point A, to point B.
In this mini-mindset episode, I take 5 minutes from your day to highlight excuses, and get you out of your head and into the gym, the kitchen, or wherever it is that you need to be!