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Big Dave's Power Half Hour
29 minutes | Jun 25, 2021
Episode 52 - New Gym Life
On this episode of Big Dave’s Power Half Hour, Toshamakia and Big Dave discuss being back in the gym with restrictions lifted and going back to some normalcy. How that’s affecting some people. Being vaccinated and wearing mask or not.Who’s responsibility is it at the gym when people are not cleaning machines after use? How are parents feeling about their children getting vaccinated? And why is it your business if someone chooses to wear their mask (vaccinated or not)?
39 minutes | Jun 18, 2021
Episode 51 - Kids Training
According to Len Almond of the British Heart Foundation's National Centre for Physical Education 'Young children should absolutely not be doing weight training or resistance work,' Big Dave says different! Click the link and download episode 51. This week, Big Dave & Toshamakia discussed: Kids, the Gym and training for them Is it dangerous? Five reasons to start taking your kids to the gym. How to go about getting professional & proper training for you kids. The benefits for having your child in training & so much more. They had listeners check in with questions like: Kimberly from TX - My 11yr old is a smart, happy kid but I feel as it I failed him by allowing him to eat whatever he chooses and feel that he would be a happier child if I were able to get home healthier. How can I do that without it “feeling” forced? They also discussed what to do if your child isn’t motivated by gym class or training. Click the link, download it , listen & take N anywhere with Big Dave’s Power Half Hour anywhere!
37 minutes | Jun 2, 2021
Episode 50 - Dr. Erik Natkin
Have you been having problems in the bedroom? Feeling tired for no reason after getting a full nights rest? Do you sometimes feel like it may be stress? When you’re working out like you’re not seeing your results? Download Big Dave‘s Power Half Hour episode 50. We sat down with Dr. Eric Natkin from R2 Medical Clinic. He answered these questions and explained why you could be feeling this way.We had tons of emails asking how does low testosterone mess with your body.How to know if you need to see a doctor for your hormones instead of taking that quick blue pill at the local gas station. Did you know that that pill can throw off your hormones even more? Big Dave's Power Half Hour is a no judgment zone and we always will have a guest on to answer every single one of your health and fitness questions. Click the link and download today!Dr. Erik Natkin, R2 Medical Clinic R2medicalclinic.com 720-640-2364
33 minutes | May 20, 2021
Episode 49 - Fitness apps
This week on Big Dave‘s Power Half Hour Toshamakia and Big Dave discuss the top fitness apps, what makes them unique, how easy they are to use, and their overall cost. Holding yourself accountable when using a fitness app shows that you are actually taking care of yourself first. And we all know, when you take care of yourself everyone else around you will be better. They also discuss how to reward yourself on Wednesday, being consistent on your fitness journey, and how not to be so hard on yourself.
26 minutes | May 13, 2021
Episode 48 - Talking with Bobby Parrish
This week on Big Dave’s Power Half Hour Toshamakia & Big Dave spoke with Bobby Parrish of FLAVCity. They discussed how to travel while on your fitness journey, while enjoying life and making it even easier with his new book “5 Ingredient Meals” which is available everywhere. If you're just starting out on your fitness journey and you aren’t sure where to start this episode covers it! What are the best fats to cook with while keeping your food tasty. Bobby let's you know how to keep it simple and fun to stay focused and in shape where its counts…in the kitchen!! They also discussed: Protein shakes Different types of fats How to not complicate your fit journey and so much more! Click the link and share with a friend
38 minutes | Apr 29, 2021
Episode 47 - Answering your questions
Big Dave and Toshamakia take questions from our inbox and DM's. Some of the topics they covered: Lifting heavy weight versus heavy volume Can I get a beach body by June? Is there an ideal amount of time to work out and still get results? HIIT class versus cardio Is it better to work out first thing in the morning? Are abs more about diet and less about crunches? How often should I change up my routine at the gym? How can I bulk up in the right places? I want to get more defined muscles but don't want to look bulky: how do I do this? What should I do about guys staring at me in the gym?
55 minutes | Apr 15, 2021
Episode 46 - The COVID Vaccines
Many of us (including Toshamakia!) are really nervous and feel like they don’t have enough information on the COVID vaccines. We sat down with Dr. Metha from Denver Health and he answered all of your questions and more. Are the side effects to the vaccine normal? What happens if you get vaccinated while unknowingly having COVID? How was he COVID vaccine made before a cure for cancer or AIDS? Can the clotting issue with the Johnson and Johnson vaccine be fixed? How effective are the Moderna and Pfizer vaccines? Will people need to get a COVID vaccine annually (like the flu shot)?
38 minutes | Apr 2, 2021
Episode 45 - Let's talk CBDs
Check out Big Dave’s Power Half Hour. We talked with Sam, Regional Director of Operations Rocky Mountain High Dispensaries & Cannabis Station: How to know if CBD or THC is for you. Are doctors becoming more hip to THC/CBD? How to go from pain medications to CBD/THC. What can you do if your doctor doesn’t agree with Flower or CBD usage? What works best for sleep? What is Sativa versus Indica versus Hybrid? Which may be best for you? “Don’t let fear stop you from getting relief.” - Toshamakia (CBD user)
35 minutes | Mar 26, 2021
Episode 44 - Endometriosis
This week on Big Dave’s Power Half Hour Big Dave & Toshamakia spoke about Endometriosis with Dr. Beman from CHPG Porter Women’s Health. Here's what we covered: How to diagnosis it? What exactly is Endometriosis. Which IUD works best. Pregnancy and Endo How it affects 10-14% of women How your partner can be of support to you living with Endo and so much more To contact Dr. Beman: 15901 E Briarwood Circle Suite 200 Aurora, Colorado 80016 Tele: 303-316-6677 Website: Centura.org
35 minutes | Mar 11, 2021
Episode 43 - 2021 Fitness Trends
This week on Big Dave’s Power Half Hour, Big Dave and Toshamakia discussed the Top Fitness Trends of 2021! Here is a few of the popular trends Booty pants Sneakers name brand or just comfort Group training: some people feel better motivated by groups and mentally competition Quick fixes, keto, liquid diets (i.e. teas) Top 10 fitness tends of 2021The mirror —a subscription based fitness app that you work with a virtual trainer starts around 1500. Wearable technology —apple watch / Garmin / fit bit - heart rate / gps / food tracking apps -399. Hitt programs — circuit style using cardio machine at different variations fast slow or running walking sprinting. Fasting Personal trainer / coach health — motivated to keep you on track and program design to specifics for that person Peloton—$1800-2600 / Nordic track bikes around $2200-2500/subscriptions based for programs and coaches Prep plans food services - trifecta / hello fresh / Tokyo joe's— prepared food to match a person's needs from a caloric standpoint — keto, paleo, bulking, cutting, pre-contest weight loss, weight management and so much more! Click the link and share with a friend and remember, Health is Wealth!
50 minutes | Mar 5, 2021
Episode 42 - Special guest Dr. Julie Marchiol
If your car wasn’t properly working you would take it to get checked out, so why not do the same if you’re not feeling like yourself? Dr. Julie is able to assist you in so many ways. Did you know that getting your blood work done with Dr. Julie will reveal the reasons as to WHY you may be feeling sluggish, having frequent headaches or migraines, bloating or digestive issues? Dr. Julie discusses RESET days and how important they are! We touched on ADHD in children and their diets and how important it is to eat better (especially at a early age). Toshamakia admitted that she wasn’t one to get her blood work done at all, until changing foods and getting much more active didn’t help change how bad she was once feeling. She told Dr. Julie and Big Dave that if it wasn’t for the blood work she wouldn’t feel full of life, less stressful, and overall feel mentally clear. Tune in and get informed with Dr. Julie, Big Dave & Toshamakia on this week's episode.
46 minutes | Feb 12, 2021
Episode 41 - All about fasting, dieting, and macros
Big Dave and Toshamakia interviewed Josh and Alex McCray from JMcCray Fitness about fasting, dieting, and counting macros. They cover great tips, tricks and break down popular myths. This show is a bit longer than usual BUT there is soo much great information it is definitely worth taking the time to check it out. Find Josh and Alex from JMcCray Fitness on their socials: IG - JMcCrayFitness twitter - JMcCrayFitness FaceBook - JMcCrayFitness
30 minutes | Feb 5, 2021
Episode 40 - Could you benefit from brain coaching?
Imagine if you were able to speak with someone who can help you by teaching you how your brain works. This week on Big Dave's Power Half Hour, BIg Dave and Toshamakia spoke with Brain Counselor & Hypnotherapist, Lisa Marini. Lisa loves bringing an understanding of the brain and the role is plays in all life decisions from weight loss, to goal setting, stress relief, and pretty much every aspect of life. We discussed about how to get your mind moving before your body does. We spoke about kids and their emotions during the pandemic and some day to day tricks that you can do to help teach your child to think differently and calmly while understanding their feelings and for many others, she shared how to work things out in your own head. So many of us are looking for ways to better ourselves everyday and Lisa Marini can help anyone with just that. Check out our podcast and Lisa’s website for a FREE consultation. She does individual coaching, a 6 week basic course, and online group classes which are great for team building and bonding. Lisa Marini, CBHC https://lmarini.com FB Lisa Marini - Brain Health Coach @lmarini.brain.health.coach IG @lmarinibraincoach email@example.com 720-515-5755
68 minutes | Jan 28, 2021
Episode 39 - Get to know Big Dave and Toshamakia
In this week's episode, Big Dave and Toshamakia take turns interviewing each other so you have the opportunity to really get to know them!
31 minutes | Jan 21, 2021
Episode 38 - Obese children
On this week's show Big Dave and Toshamakia discussed how many parents don’t realize their eating habits are what their children will most likely recycle.They talked about how you can make food fun, especially healthier foods? They also covered how you can talk to your children about being healthy without making them insecure about their physical self. And they touched on ideas of how parents can be active with their kids while not making it feel like it's another chore.
38 minutes | Jan 14, 2021
Episode 37 - How to find a gym
Big Dave and Toshamakia talked about HOW to find a gym that best suits you and how to create a list before shopping for your gym.Other topics they cover include: Can a person who is overweight be a trainer and help others lose weight? And GYM reviews, if you should trust a negative comments and more.
29 minutes | Jan 7, 2021
Episode 36 - Eating disorders
Today on Big Dave's Power Half Hour, Toshamakia and Big Dave discussed eating disorders, Demi Lovato and how she finally told the world how she is overcoming something she has been struggling with for so long. They shared on how you can tell if someone you love or care about is dealing with an eating disorder. They also discussed how sharing some of your challenges can actually help you and so many others to heal and how you can get help.
47 minutes | Dec 17, 2020
Episode 35 - New Year's resolutions
Do New Year resolutions matter right now during the COVD? This week we did “Battle of the Sexes” on the topics below. It got VERY interesting with Dave’s answers.Are men more intelligent than women?Do beautiful girls have poorer performance in class? Is sleeping naked is more enjoyable than sleeping with clothes.When a lady smiles, does it imply she really likes you?
48 minutes | Dec 9, 2020
Episode 34 - Interview with Robert Richardson from the Biggest Loser
On this week's episode, Big Dave and Toshamakia caught up with Robert Richardson III from Season 1 of The Biggest Loser to see how things have been going since he left the show!Did he fall off or did he stay with it?! How is he helping others put their excuses to the side and how has the show and his life style changed the mind set of many around him?We got nosy and wondered if he has had the chance to catch up with the rest of the contestants from the show?He talks about the respect for food and how confidence can really show you who you are!Not only is he an inspiration for so many so is he wife Lena! She’s a lifestyle coach, who is into Holistic wellness and helps so many women transform their bodies. She is also the owner of a healthy, amazing juicing company called The Rich Juice.Click the link, share with a friend and get informed with Big Dave’s Power Half Hour hosted by Toshamakia Follow Robert on social mediaIG: FitRichinFaithIG: TransformationFitNation Follow Lena on social mediaIG:iam_LenaRichardsonIG” TheRichJuice
43 minutes | Nov 25, 2020
Episode 33 - Giving thanks
Big Dave and Toshamakia talked about how they found good in their lives during COVID-19 and they are thankful for the lessons that COVID brought. They also discussed the situation of a three year old girl, Sloane, who has a rare form of blood cancer. They will give you information about how you can check if you are a possible donor who could save this little girl's life.
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