THROWBACK THURSDAY Episode 053 - Rachel Balkovec - Making MLB history, know your stuff, remembering mentors & becoming one herself.

November 23, 2017

Houston Astros Latin American Strength and Conditioning Coordinator Rachel Balkovec shares her journey to becoming the first MLB strength & conditioning coach.  Also, we discuss how it's important not to seek success but take advantage of opportunities until success finds you. Finally, I ask how it feels knowing she's who young women in the S&C field are aspiring to be. The answer might surprise you! 

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Episode 101 Scott Goodpastor - Work Ethic, Failures, & Becoming a World Class Personal Trainer

November 21, 2017

Cincinnati Functional Fitness owner, Scott Goodpastor, was kind enough to speak to my Cincinnati State Business for Personal Trainers class in September 2017. Many thanks to Scott for sharing his passion and what it takes to become a world class trainer! 

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Episode100 Peter Collins Co-Founder of HITWorks - Using HIT Principles to Overcome Obstacles in Life

November 14, 2017

Co-owner of HITWorks in England, Peter Collins, explains how he found High Intensity Training and shares it with others.  We discuss how some parts of the fitness industry try to be more than they are and how simply being consistent and pushing hard always wins. 

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Episode 099 Jonathan Smith - Jonathan AI is changing the way you go to the gym…and more.

November 7, 2017

Jonathan Smith, co-founder of Jonathan AI (yep, artificial intelligence), shares his journey through exercise, the fitness industry, and finding a need to change and improve the way we view and interact with fitness. Jonathan AI is mobile fitness companion that motivates and keeps its users accountable by checking in on their progress, giving nutrition advice, and a lot more. I might be losing my job...

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THROWBACK THURSDAY! Episode 028 Melissa Feigl - Fixing Crohn’s with food, ditching cardio only workouts, and putting her health first.

November 2, 2017

My wife and partner in crime, Melissa discusses overcoming Crohn's disease, switching from cardio only to strength training and learning how to put her health first. 

 

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Episode 098 Simon Shawcross - High Intensity Exercise for Efficient Strength Training

October 31, 2017

HIT-UNI Founder & Director Simon Shawcross explains why devoting 20-30 minutes, twice a week is a great way to receive the benefits of strength training.  We break down why being systematic about your training is important and why getting very comfortable being uncomfortable is crucial to seeing results. Simon also goes through a sample High Intensity Training routine and how it should be performed. Really enjoyed this one! 

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Here is an article that Simon recently published that covers much of the research he referenced when we spoke: http://bit.ly/RT-routines-older-adults

Link to the research that showed that older adults were not able to retain all their gains from supervised resistence training when they switched to unsupervised RT:  https://www.hindawi.com/journals/bmri/2017/2541090/

Here is a link to the abstract of the research that shows 2x per week may be required for hypertrophy in older adults https://insights.ovid.com/crossref?an=00124278-900000000-96044

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Throwback Thursday! Episode 024 Bill Andrews returns - Putting exercise theory into practice.

October 26, 2017

Original air date: 8/2016

 

Mr. Bill Andrews returns to help us put exercise theory into practice. Pay close attention because there's a lot of detail that can help you improve your strength and increase muscular gains. 

 

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Episode 097 Nate Serrano - Muscle fiber research and Olympic weightlifting

October 24, 2017

Former Boise State track & field athlete current MS Cal State Fullerton muscle researcher student and Olympic weightlifter Nate Serrano shares his knowledge of biomechanics and fiber types. Specifically, how those fiber types correlate to success in Olympic weightlifting. 

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SPECIAL EDITION: Nikki Naab-Levy - Keep your hips healthy and live forever!

October 19, 2017

Creator of the Hips Don't Lie program Nikki Naab-Levy drops some knowledge bombs about how we can keep our hips healthy to improve nearly every aspect of life. No matter if you're a competitive athlete or a desk jockey this episode will help you keep those hips strong and mobile. 

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Episode 096 Jacob Rivera - The Movement Mindset and longterm athletic development

October 17, 2017

S&C coach Jacob Rivera joins FCP to discuss injury prevention, coaching science and the idea of the movement mindset for longterm athletic development.

 

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Throwback Thursday! Fitness Candor Podcast episode 23 Dave Verdeyen - Ergonomic working and how it can improve not only your productivity but your overall life.

October 12, 2017

Original air date: 7/2016

 

My long time friend and colleague Dave Verdeyen and I discuss how to work more efficiently and safer at your workspace and how that can directly effect your everyday life. 

 

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Episode 095 Dr. Teddy Willsey - Cueing movements and reducing the chances of injury.

October 10, 2017

The insanely intelligent and wildly popular Dr. Teddy Willsey joins FCP to not only talk about reducing the possibilities of injury but why it's so important for coaches/trainers to master cueing their athletes/clients. 

 

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Throwback Thursday! Fitness Candor Podcast episode 21 Kristen DeAngelis, RD

October 5, 2017

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Registered Dietitian Kristen DeAngelis and I discuss how to set goals to conquer your health. 

 

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Episode 094 Tommy Christian (TCBoost Sports Performance) - Enduring with your athletes and building a foundation using time and attention.

October 3, 2017

TCBoost Sports Performance founder Tommy Christian shares his passion for helping athletes become stronger, faster, and overall better versions of themselves. Get ready to be fired up because Tommy brings it! 

 

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Throwback Thursday!: Fitness Candor Ep. 20 - Dr. Wayne Westcott

September 28, 2017

Quincy College's Exercise Science professor, Dr. Wayne Westcott, one of my personal hero's, joins me to discuss a little exercise physiology, a few different ways to stretch and how to add cardio to your strength workout. Dr. Westcott is the author of hundreds of professional exercise articles with thousands of hours of research under his belt. Check out the show notes for links to some of his work and a video presentation. 

Dr. Westcott articles:   http://www.healthy.net/Author_Biography/Wayne_L_Westcott_PhD/77

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Episode 093 Gary Nisbet - Using a sport to introduce strength training and exercise.

September 26, 2017

Squash coach and fitness trainer Gary Nisbet discusses how he uses sport as the gateway to exercise. Also, how he shares his passion of the sport, squash, with special needs individuals. 

 

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Throwback Thursday! Episode 062 Jordan Conner - Keeping level emotions, coaching and athletic motivation.

September 21, 2017

Original air date: 5/2017

 

North Carolina State strength & conditioning assistant coach Jordan Conner shares her journey becoming a strength coaching for a major university. We also discuss how a coach's attitude needs to remain the same throughout the day and how she motivates her athletes. 

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Episode 092 - Steve Breitenstein - Bridging the gap between strength and speed

September 19, 2017

Steve Breitenstein, Sport Performance Specialist at TCBOOST Sports Performance, explains how he helps athletes bridge the gap between strength and speed. Also, we discuss his passion to help special needs individuals develop a successful, long term training plan. 

 

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Throwback Thursday: Episode 061 Tyler McCarthy - What exactly is a full body workout?

September 14, 2017

Original air date: 4/2017

 

Titanium Performance owner Tyler McCarthy returns to describe what a full body workout should look like. He and I discuss how our full body workout sytles differ but keep the same principles of true strength training.  I love this one! 

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Episode 091 Dr. Anthony Balduzzi - The Fit Father Project; Specializing in fat loss for men over 40

September 12, 2017

Fit Father Project founder Dr. Anthony Balduzzi shares his reason for starting such an amazing program that helps men stay healthy, strong, and fit for their family. 

 

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