Sun, 7 December 2014
Rob, owner of Sizzlefish joins us today to discuss all things fish and nutrition.
Why should you eat fish instead of taking an omega 3 supplement?
What's the difference between wild and farmed fish?
What health benefits can you expect and how often should you enjoy a fillet?
And finally the very important...
Why is salmon pink? Question is answered!
Sun, 26 October 2014
Trainer and nutrition expert, Krissy Mae Cagney is my special guest today discussing proper workout nutrition, weight loss nutrition and more. What is so special about some proteins, why and why shouldn't you use supplements?
Gnarly brand ambassador and owner of the fitness brand Doughnuts and Deadlifts, Krissy Mae is a source to listen to. Fun and extremely informational!
Sun, 28 September 2014
Australian model, Meaghan Kausman, recently woke up to discover photos of her had been photoshopped to transform her body into a much more slender, unrealistic figure. The image most media wants us to believe is idea.
How did she handle it? Not by shrugging her shoulders.
Listen to learn the tricks to being in control of your emotions and being the strongest woman you can be.
Mon, 18 August 2014
Iron woman and registered dietician, Kimberly Schwabenbauer shares her training secrets to be the best athlete she can be. As a woman, how should you eat for training, or even general workouts?
Plus, how to find passion, drive, and energy to push the boundries of what you think you're capable of.
Important for all women!
Tue, 22 July 2014
Oh dear. Hold on because Dan is back on the show with me. Sure, he can be a pain sometimes, but it's much better to bring in that conversation and alternatve view.
We'll need it this episode because it's all about the craziness of fitness and (in this case) weight loss in the news.
You'll learn why the Fit Bit and other fitness tracking devices are leading more people to gain weight, not lose it.
How you should track your fitness if you really want to get some meaningful data out of it.
How your view of exercise and movement impacts how much you eat afterward. This is closely related to those fitness devices.
Why exercise might be more important than the food you eat when it comes to weight loss.
Plus a lot more. I would love to hear from you so make sure you visit the blog and leave some comments.
Thu, 10 July 2014
Why are we so afraid of a little muscle? What's holding us back, as women, from getting the body we want and the strength we need to be independant and strong?
Find out on this podcast as I explain the different levels of strength training, where you should be, and how to train so that you will not bulk up.
Wed, 25 June 2014
Dr. Isabel Bosso, a certified Physical Therapist shares her training tips on preventing aches and pains from happening.
Plus, how to handle muscle soreness so you can continue on with your workouts and how to tell the difference between something to push through and something to see your Dr. or PT about.
Don't be stupdid with exercise. Listen to this podcast for help!
Tue, 24 June 2014
Diet bet companies are popping up, Biggest Loser, DietBet.com, FatBet.com, and tranformational contests are every where.
Does getting paid to lose weight help? Is it going to help keep the weight off?
Learn the 5 reasons why incentives are a bad idea and what can be changed to make them work in your favor.
Mon, 23 June 2014
Often times we let fear stand in our way of becoming our best selves.
There are really only two types of fear in this world, and you need to know which of the two holds you back.
Discover how to be successful and why you are powerful beyond measure.
Thu, 19 June 2014
Today we discuss the importance of clean eating and dirty eating.
Find out if you're due for a cheat day and why it's going to help you live a healthier, happier life. Even if you're trying to lose weight.
If you find yourself relating to these 7 signs (any of them) go eat some junk today!
Mon, 16 June 2014
10 years ago, I would have told you that your workouts were crazy. Not worth the time and likely would have convinced you to do something different.
It's my job to share the best and worst workouts, which is why I've learned to embrace a bit of everything.
How to look at different workouts and how fitness has changed in a decade of being a trainer.
Tue, 10 June 2014
What would you do if... you had always been the biggest girl in school?
In this episode, Andrea from ImPerfect Life shares her story of dropping over 160 pounds. It had nothing to do about being a smaller size, and all about living life.
Learn her story, her passion for living life, and her excitement to do cartwheels.
Mon, 9 June 2014
Today's episode which of course goes with the blog post you can find at LiftingRevolution.com, is about the fact that men don't see cellulite.
It's true. They really don't, unless I guess if there's a bunch of men together and they are just begin mean. I suppose that happens.
However, with my suit yourself challenge, I got a new bathing suit. I was actually nervous to try it on, but my hubs loved it. It made me feel really great. It's a reminder to stop trying to view myself for any negativity I see and stay positive.
Wed, 4 June 2014
I always love my confessions of a personal trainer posts. They are a lot of fun.
First, being real is important and second there are lessons that you can apply to your life so you can get better results, not freak out as much about the crazy state of exercise these days... and of course hopefully have more fun.
In this episode, you'll learn:
How my time is not exactly your time.
My dirty workout design secret.
Why being nice is often overrated... or is it?
Why I need to also be better than my clients... at least I feel that way.
Why ignoring happens more than you think.
Even if you're not a trainer, there is a lot you can apply to your training and body goals. Remember to do it for fun and everything you want will happen.
Mon, 2 June 2014
We have a new version of the show. It's not longer called What The Fitness.
Now it's the Lifting Revolution Podcast. You know, just like my blog. How about that. It makes a little too much sense doesn't it?
Anyway, Dan and I produce so much amazing content during the week that we never get to share with you on the podcast that for many of the episodes, it's just going to be me talking to you.
Talk about private and intimate.
This episode is all about how you need to pull away sometimes and be lazy to actually take that next leap in success.
I'll share with you an amazing weekend Dan and I had that helped pull us away from our work... and it actualy reivigorated us more to work harder and get more done. Being lazy helped make us more productive. Plus it helped keep the marriage fire buring bright.
I would love for you to get in on the conversation at the blog, Lifting Revolution. Come on and join in the fun and learning.
Tue, 27 May 2014
In today's episode, Dan and I talk about some recent revalations from big food companies.
Maybe you've seen these in the news. You'll learn why the Kashi brand was caught making a little fib about their "nautral" products.
Plus you'll learn about an ingredient that Pepsi and Coke use to use, but no longer because they are trying to be "nice" to the consumer... ie. us.
We also talk a little about exercise and how to get the most out of it.
And a lot more. I hope you really enjoy this episode.
Tue, 6 May 2014
This is a great episode with Christine from www.LoveLifeSurf.com.
She really helps you look at your life through a different lens. You'll learn how to find the passion in your daily life.
Believe it or not, there is some passion there. You just need to find it. And when you do, you can actually turn it into something you can make a living at, impact more people with, and just use it to increase your happiness.
Afterall, when you're happy, you spread that happiness to others.
We also talk about how Christine got into yoga, here passion. She's not a yoga certfied instructor and teaching classes.
I think you're going to love this episode and learn a lot from it.
Tue, 29 April 2014
Today's podcast is another "book" review/rant about facing your fears.
It was actually a tough podcast because Dan and I got into big ideas and we actually struggled to get them into action steps you can use.
I think the reason is we fail constantly at this even though we seem to try in sperts to improve.
Facing fears and moving forward.
It's a skill you will always need in life, in health, family, business, you name it.
I hope you get some little piece of gold out of this that can help you.
Tue, 22 April 2014
In this episode of What The Fitness, Dan and I talk about a book Dan recently read called The Motivation Hacker.
It's all about success and keeping yourself up so you can hit your goals and do so as quickly as you can.
This is not your typical goal talk... these are new fresh ideas like:
The Motivation Equation. It's an equation that can help you evaluate anything you're doing in life and figure out how to approach it with more motivation.
How you can use success spirals to create small goals that not only help you hit succeed faster, but help you practically eliminate failure.
How you can tackle big goals like weight loss from a direction that gets you so pumped up you'll be 100x more likely to succeed.
Plus a lot more.
This was a great book. It was a fast read and the ideas are really helpful for more than just fitness and nutrition.
Wed, 9 April 2014
I am so excited to bring a great conversation with Dilia Suriel the author of The Thin Woman's Brain: Re-Writing the Brain for Permanent Weight Loss.
Last week we talked about this book quite a bit. However, this week we have the actual author on to talk about emotional eating... food addiction... and how to actually recognize your hunger.
This is a great conversation. I hope you really enjoy it... I think if you can apply the ideas with a sound fitness plan, you will have complet control over you life.
Tue, 1 April 2014
This episode might make you a little on edge. After all, Dan and I talk about emotional eating. Having a guy talk about it can be tough to hear, but he does bring up some really good points to think about.
You'll learn about a book we've read called The Thin Woman's Brain. It's main about emtoinal eating and you'll learn:
The number one thought that can save you from eating like crazy when you don't want to.
The nine traits that naturally skinny women have when it comes to food.
How eating more can actually be less.
Why cavemen probably didn't famine like so many people want to say they did.
Plus so much more that should get you talking and give you a lot to think about.
Tue, 18 March 2014
Today's episode is a really fun one. We talk about some very interesting studies that have been recently published.
You'll learn why your BMI may not be the best measure of health and even downright deceiving.
A great study that looked at whether you should do cardio training before strength training or visa versa. This is a big debt among trainers and now you'll get the truth.
We'll dubunk some water myths and recap water truths that can really help you lose weight.
Plus a possible new sugar substitute has been found and it not only controls your blood sugar levels, it can help supress your appetite.
Then we'll talk about some fitness training ideas that can help you get better results from your workouts.
For example, you'll learn why you need to really focus on strength training and how it can help you not only lose weight, but help you enjoy your favorite foods without knocking you off your goal path.
Tue, 11 March 2014
In this episode of What The Fitness, it's another "In The News". There are a lot of really cool studioes and stories that have been released lately that we thought deserved an episode.
You're going to learn about:
The new nutrition labels and what could make them a million times more helpful.
Why too much protein gives you cancer, but then again... does it really?
How much attitude affects pretty much everything you do, everyday of your life.
The rise of the fitness robot and why the president might know your heart rate.
Plus so much more fun topics.
We get a little fired up in this episode and I hope it gives you some good food for thought so you can make better decisions that help you be healthier and stronger!
Tue, 4 March 2014
This was a fun episode all about our recent kettlebell certification in San Francisco. This is something we are really excited to bring to our lives and our businesses.
You'll learn in this episode:
Which certification we choose and why... Plus the great people behind it.
Why if you're interested in kettlebell training, you should seek out a certified professional.
The common mistakes we see all the time with kettlebell training and how to fix them.
Which kettlebell brands we like and which will save you money so you can get started on your own today.
Tue, 18 February 2014
First off, sorry about the volume. We had to record in a huge room which is why the volume is really tough to hear.
However I really wanted you to hear this episode because there is so much great information to help you. Things like...
Is yoga a workout?
Can you get stronger while working on flexibility?
What workouts and exercises can help you prepare for yoga?
How does yoga influence life outside of your physical practice of yoga?
The negatives of teaching yoga... you know those embarrassing things that happen to everybody.
Plus so much more!
Mon, 10 February 2014
This was a fun episode to do. I hope it doesn't come off as self rightous, but I'm always asked about things I eat... workout with... use... etc...
So this episode is all about Dan and I's favorite things when it comes to nutrition and fitness.
I hope you learn about different types of workouts... options... and products that can help you lose weight or get more fit.
Let me know if you have any questions.
Mon, 3 February 2014
This episode Dan and I drill into something we have talked about briefly in many other podcasts... tracking.
We talk about all sorts of different forms of tracking like:
The fitness tracking bracelets. We actually just got Jawbones and we'll tell you want's been happening with those.
What's the real benefit of workout tracking and how can you actually do it quickly.
The secrets to nutrition tracking and why you don't have to do nearly as much as you may think.
Why you should track all of your time for a couple weeks to a month.
How you can nearly instantly free up 6 to 30 minutes of time... plenty of time you can use to workout.
What apps do we use to help track and get the most from our daily lives.
Plus a lot more.
I hope this episode really helps you discover how tracking and get you out of a weight loss plateau or training rut... even living rut... and put you on the path for serious positive results.
Mon, 27 January 2014
This is a great episode of What The Fitness. It's with Dr. Brie Turner McGrievy who is a registered dietitian and PHD at the University of South Carolina.
We talk about so much in this episode that is going to really help you burn fat through nutrition and keep it off... because it's all about the right habits.
The proper diet for losing weight... true weight... and keeping it off.
What most women commonly do wrong when dieting, besides dieting itself... plus how to fix it.
The easy - dead simple - trick to calculate calories for faster weight loss.
A different perspective on supplements... what really works according to Dr. McGrievy and what doesn't.
Dairy, good or bad?
How to balance out a vegan diet if you choose to go that route.
Iron, Vitamin D and B12 info, how to get the most out of it.
Enjoy this episode.
Tue, 14 January 2014
This was an interesting podcast with lots of back and forth. It's 15 days into the New Year... 2014... and maybe you've seen some great results first, maybe not.
If you're freaking out about a lack of results of not happy with what's going on so far, this podcast will help. It's sort of like a weight loss reality check.
You'll learn things like...
Why the scale sucks and maybe hurting your efforts.
Why MyFitnessPal could be misleading you in the wrong direction... and how to fix it.
Why you may have to step back and get some perspective on the big goal.
Why your mind may be the missing ingredient in your weight loss efforts.
Why how well you go to the bathroom could have a huge impact as well.
Plus so much more.
These are all great thoughts to think about and to help you get reset in a more positive direction.
Mon, 6 January 2014
This episode, Dan is back with me and we are relaxing and talking about some of the stories that have been hitting the media lately.
The New Year is always really crazy with stories about weight loss, fitness, workouts, nutrition, food, and so much more. So we thought we'd talk about it, share some insights, hopefully get your insights, and see what we can learn.
You'll learn why obesity seems to be growing faster and faster and what can we possibly do to help slow it down.
Why Instagram is dishing out insanely fit and big booty women and whether that's something that's motivating or not.
How dieting is not so popular anymore.
Plus some of the biggest fitness trends for 2014. These are all predictive of course, but it does seem like a lot is going to be changing in the new year.