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The Principles of Fitness
64 minutes | Jan 26, 2019
21- Managing the Pain Experience with Anthony Carey
This weeks episode of The Principles of Fitness Podcast features industry legend, Anthony Carey. Anthony is a master when it comes to helping others manage their pain experience through his solid understanding of biomechanics and how our bodies interpret pain. On this episode we discuss: How AC got started in the fitness industry. Misguided information regarding lower back pain. We dive into the science of pain so that we may better understand what we are dealing with when it comes to people's individual experiences. Anthony's why and the core values of Function First. The people who have helped guide him to where he is today. His invention, The Core-Tex. And much more! If you want to learn more about Anthony, Function First, Core-Tex, The Pain Free Movement Specialist program, or anything else that AC has mentioned on the podcast please check out the links below! Pain Free Movement Specialist: https://www.acefitness.org/fitness-certifications/specialty-certifications/pain-free-movement.aspx Reactive Training: http://www.coretexfitness.com/ Start With Why: https://startwithwhy.com/ Function First: http://www.functionfirst.com/anthony-carey.html Explaining Pain
70 minutes | Jan 26, 2019
Patrick Spring- The Principles of Fitness
On this episode of The Principles of Fitness Podcast we welcome a good friend of mine, Patrick Spring. Patrick is the owner of a company called Intrinsic Resistance Training (IRT), that is based out of Woodland Hills, CA. Today Patrick is going to share some knowledge with us that he has accumulated over his 20 year career as a personal trainer. He talks about things like not finding your identity in fitness, overtraining, his 7 principles that make up IRT, which are thoroughly explained in his book that is coming out this year, and much more. You can find out more about Patrick by visiting his website by clicking the HERE. Or check him out on instagram and facebook at Intrinsic Resistance Training. Patricks experience and advise are worth taking a moment to reflect on what fitness should truly be about. I hope that you all take home some great nuggets from this episode because I know that it made me look at things in a new light. So please enjoy this episode with Patrick Spring!
57 minutes | Jan 26, 2019
Episode 19- Jessie Stackhouse
On this episode of The Principles of Fitness Podcast we welcome Fitness Recruiter, Jessie Stackhouse. Jessie first began her career in the fitness industry as a recruiter for Equinox and then was brought on to recruit for Crunch Fitness. With a desire to effect more lives Jessie decided to break off and start her own business, Just Fitness Recruiting. During our conversation we talk about: Key qualities that gyms are looking for when hiring trainers. Where the best places are to look for a job as a fitness professional. What her involvement in the LA Fit Expo is. How to best present yourself when applying for a job at a gym. And much more! Jessie is an incredible individual with some powerful advice for anyone looking to break into the fitness industry. You can connect with Jessie at, Just Fitness Staffing and on LinkedIn. So please enjoy this episode with Jessie Stackhouse
65 minutes | Jan 26, 2019
Episode 18- Derrick Price
On this episode of The Principles of Fitness Podcast we welcome another member of the Institute of Motion family, Derrick Price. Derrick has had a passion for helping people for years but his curiosity for human movement has led him through an incredible journey in health and fitness. He has taught courses for the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM), PTA Global, and now he works as a Programming Officer for The Institute of Motion. During this interview Derrick and I discuss: How he got to be a part of the IoM team. Getting burnt out with fitness and how his curiosity reignited his passion. The role of the health coach and where it sits on the health care continuum. Why fitness does not sustainable for longterm health. Effective active listening. And more! I had such an awesome time with Derrick and I hope you enjoy hearing from one of the industry greats! Check Derrick out at instituteofmotion.com Instagram Derrick Price
71 minutes | Jan 26, 2019
Episode 17- John Sinclair
This episode of The Principles of Fitness Podcast features another member of the Institute of Motion Family, Johnny Sinclair. I met Johnny at the IoM Programming Summit where he and the rest of the team presented on the 4Q health coaching model. Throughout the weekend I got a chance to talk to Johnny about his training center, The Hive, located in Florida and I found that he had some incredible insight on how to make a training facility great. During this episode we learn about: The tools and tactics that Johnny picked up along his career to help build successful clubs. Common trials that he faced and overcame while growing a health club. How PTA Global helped him from burning out in his career. The advise that his mentors gave him that helped him get to where he is today. And much more! So please enjoy this episode with Johnny Sinclair! Also, be sure to check out mytakeseven.com, which is Johnny's new website devoted to helping people get rid of the aches and pains that they may be experiencing in the workplace by taking just seven minutes to do some instructional workouts. And check out Platform by Institute of Motion!
61 minutes | Jan 26, 2019
Episode 16- Coach Karen Smith
On this episode of The Principles of Fitness Podcast we welcome StrongFirst Chief Bodyweight Instructor and Iron Maiden, Karen Smith! Karen is teaching people across the world how to harness and master the strength of their own bodies through the StrongFirst Bodyweight Certifications and workshops. For most of us, it can be challenging to get to the gym or have equipment available to workout because of our busy schedules. But with the principles of bodyweight training that Karen teaches at these workshops, you'll be able to master strict push-ups, pull-ups, pistol squats, and leg raises. With the knowledge from these courses you'll be able to structure an effective workout that will allow to continue to see results no matter where you are. Karen is also empowering woman across the world to see what they can accomplish when they focus on strength. Once she was introduced to kettlebells, Karen saw a huge transformation in her body in a shorter amount of time compared to traditional cardio and light weight high rep workout routines. From that moment on she wanted to show women that there is so much more to training when they focus on strength. During this interview Karen and I go over: How training with kettlebells completely changed her perspective on training. How focusing on visualization and mindset help her to accomplish the Iron Maiden Challenge. The principles of bodyweight training. The culture of StrongFirst Her online training program and a new eBook that is to be released this week. And more! You can see Karen accomplish the Iron Maiden Challenge here. Also check out Karen's website and eBook And be sure to follow Karen on Instagram @_coach_karen_ So please enjoy this episode with Coach Karen Smith!
70 minutes | Jan 26, 2019
Episode 15- Casey Arnold
On this episode of The Principles of Fitness Podcast we try to dispel many of the myths regarding nutrition with Nutrition Coach, Casey Arnold. With so much information out there it can be pretty difficult to get the facts straight regarding what nutrition program might work best for you. We explored the broad spectrum of topics that pertain to nutrition in hopes of shedding some light this highly debated subject. We talk about concepts such as: Ketogenic diets, vegan diets, vegetarian diets, the law of thermodynamics (calories in vs calories out), If It Fits Your Macros, the gut microbiome, and much much more. If you have anymore questions regarding nutrition or you would like us to discuss a specific area of nutrition please leave us a comment! So please enjoy this episode with Casey Arnold! Casey's credentials in the field of nutrition range from: 1. Nutritional Coaching Institute. 2. Precision Nutrition. 3. Institute of Integrated Nutrition. 4. Primal Blueprint Expert. You can learn more about Casey's nutrition coaching at caseyarnoldnutrition.com Or follow her on Instagram @carnoldnutrition Stress (16:37) Calories in vs calories out (18:51) Too much protein (21:20) Percentages of macro nutrients (23:00) Application for everyone (24:07) Under eating (25:11) Casey's intake process (26:10) Behavior change (31:13) Hot topics in diet (32:21) Vegan/vegetarian (36:00) Sugar and heart disease (40:40) Maximum amount of sugar (41:25) Genetics (42:23) Auto Immune Disease (43:30) Difficulty eating whole foods (47:06) Food hacks (48:37) The problems with plastic (49:44) Microwaving plastic (51:28) Solutions to the plastic problem (52:41) Gut microbiome (54:34) Hydration (58:20) Microwaves (1:01:00) Basic principles (1:03:32) Casey's Legacy (1:04:14)
60 minutes | Jan 26, 2019
Episode 14- Khaled Elmasri
On today’s episode we have Nor-Cal Fitness Summit Founder Khaled Elmasri to the show. For years Khaled has been helping fitness professionals identify areas in their business that they may be struggling and map out a blueprint that is going take them to the next level. He has been able to do this as a manager for several health clubs and as the founder of the Nor-Cal Fitness summit. During our conversation we talk about: Pitfalls that trainers face and how the Nor-cal fitness summit blueprints a strategy for business owners to apply immediately after the summit. How understanding human psychology helped him to better empathize with clients. Strategies that he’s learned from being in Todd Durkin’s mastermind group.How he keeps the information at the NCFS relevant to business owners year after year. and lessons from his past that have helped shaped him to where he is today. So please enjoy this episode with Khaled ELmasri! Also, check Khaled out on Facebook Khaled Elmasri and Instagram @kfit21. Make sure you check out the Nor-Cal Fitness Summit
86 minutes | Jan 26, 2019
Episode 13- Neal Spruce
On this episode of The Principles of Fitness Podcast we welcome one of the pioneers of the personal training industry, Neal Spruce. Neal has been dead set on his legacy of saving the world through fitness since his early twenties when bodybuilding kept him away from the dark side of being involved in motorcycle gangs. His career began by spreading the Gold's Gym brand, then starting his first company Apex Nutrition, from there he made the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) what it is today, and now he is the founder and CEO of DotFit which just merged with Ptonthenet and Ptaglobal. Neal packs this episode full of information ranging from: Diet myths. The 5 Components of Fitness. How he grew his empire. Taking NASM from certifying a few trainers per month to 2,500 per month How he views the next step. Where the fitness industry is heading. Legacy. And finally his 5 rules to long term business success. It's an incredible episode with a man who is truly saving the world through fitness. So please enjoy! You can check out some of Neal's company's via the links below. Dotfit PtontheNet PTAGlobal
73 minutes | Jan 25, 2019
The Principles of Fitness- Marcel Daane
Have you ever thought that something was wrong with you when, you misplaced your keys, lost your train of thought, or maybe you feel that your mental performance isn't quite where you'd like it to be. Well then, take a deep sigh of relief because there is nothing wrong with you. The simple answer is that you may just need to touch up a couple of your daily habits in order to significantly improve your cognitive performance. During this interview my next guest, Marcel Daane and I, discuss a new platform that he has developed to assess and improve cognitive performance. It's called the Headstrong Performance Assessment, and it is awesome! There are four tests that gauge one's speed of processing, stress levels, impulse control, and lifestyle habits that could be affecting your mental health. Once that information has been gathered we take a look at the minimum effective dose that one needs to do daily in order to improve your cognitive performance. The best thing of all is that it can take as little as 8 minutes a day! On this episode of The Principles of Fitness Podcast we welcome 20 year vet to the industry Marcel Daane. I have known Marcel for a few years now and he has always been on the cutting edge of mind and body performance. He is one of the pioneers in the field of health and neuroscience in order to help improve the performance of individuals across a wide variety of industries. He is also the author of the internationally acclaimed book, "Headstrong Performance- Improve Your Mental Performance With Nutrition, Exercise, and Neuroscience.” So please enjoy this episode with Marcel Daane!
68 minutes | Jan 25, 2019
Episode 11- Genesis Performance
On this episode of The Principles of Fitness Podcast we welcome the guy of Genesis Performance, Trevor Tom and Shawn Corkery. The guys are known for their method of training called Genesis Flow, which is a form of loaded movement training that incorporates rhythm and timing in order to enhance something called "Farm Boy Strength". Trevor and Shawn came out with a video a couple of years ago, which you can see here Team Genesis Bored, demonstrating the freedom of motion that is Genesis Flow. Since that video was released Institute of Motion Founder Michol Dalcourt brought the guys onto the his team and now they release videos demonstrating different flows on the IOM Platform, which is available for iPhone and Android. On this episode we discuss: What is Genesis Flow and how it got started How IOM Founder Michol Dalcourt came across the Genesis video and brought them onto board the team. The benefits of loaded movement training. What the guys are looking expose to the world with their method of performance. So please enjoy this episode with the guys of Genesis Performance, Trevor Tom and Shawn Corkery!
63 minutes | Jan 25, 2019
Episode 10- Seve Mangrum
On this episode of The Principles of Fitness Podcast we welcome Seve Mangrum. Seve is a personal trainer based out of Marina Del Ray where he has chosen to break the box gym paradigm and train his clients outside. He began his career in fitness working as a personal trainer for Equinox in Chicago. When the opportunity to move out to California presented itself Seve wasted no time, he packed his things and moved out west. During our conversation we discuss topics such as: His training principles and philosophies. How authenticity has been a major contribution to his ability to retain clients. Lessons that he's learned from being a professional Dancer. And how certain herbal remedies have taught him how to embrace every moment that life presents him. You can check Seve out on Instagram at evokihealth and on his website at evokihealth.com Please enjoy this episode of The Principles of Fitness with Seve Mangrum!
86 minutes | Jan 25, 2019
Episode 9- Jay Nixon
On this episode of The Principles of Fitness Podcast we acknowledge fitness authority Jay Nixon. Jay is the Chief Motivation Officer for Thrive Fitness Studio located in Palm Desert, CA, and he is absolutely KILLING IT! Thrive Fitness Studio consists of over 200 members in an 808 square foot facility. When I asked how he manages so many people in such a compact training environment his response was, "Its the most beautiful scene of organized chaos that you have ever seen." Jay is also the author of a book called The Overweight Mind. In the book he talks about how being overweight is more of a mindset than just overeating. The Overweight Mind provides readers with the tools and strategies necessary for weigh-loss success. You can learn more about this at theoverweightmind.com On this episode we talk about: Jays unparalleled ability to connect with people and how that has contributed to his success. How Jay overcame adversity as a child and turned a tragedy into a blessing. Important habits that he does that some of the most successful people in the world do. Shifting a clients psychology in order to maintain long term success in weight loss. And much more! So please enjoy this episode with Jay Nixon!
78 minutes | Jan 25, 2019
Episode 8- Rick Garrigan
Rick is the owner of a company called Carbon Life, check them out at carbonlifeusa.com, where they aiming to lead the industry in their one-of-a-kind approach wellness and performance. He and his team pay specific attention to the individuals needs in order to provide a program that encompasses all areas of client's life. Rick uses the knowledge and experience that he has accumulated over the last twenty year in the fitness industry to ensure that his clients get the results that they are expecting. On this episode we explore: Rick's experience being in charge of fitness for the Army's 75th regime. How a traumatic accident inspired him to become an engineer of the body. How taking a dogmatic approach to training can lead to failure for a client. Going from training soldiers to training clients one-on-one as a Tier 1 trainer at equinox. What he and his team are accomplishing at Carbon Life.
74 minutes | Jan 25, 2019
Episode 7- Bobby Cappuccio
On this episode of the Principles of Fitness Podcast we acknowledge fitness authority, Bobby Cappuccio. Bobby currently works for the Institute of Motion, he is also an author, keynote speaker, coach, cofounder of PTA Global, and he was the content curator for PTonthenet. He and I get into a detailed discussion about behavior change and what methods he uses to positively influence that change in people. We also talk about what life altering events happened during Bobby's youth that set him up to be the coach that he is today. The discussion is full of incredible stories and insight from one of the best in the industry so I hope you enjoy! You can find Bobby online at www.robertcappuccio.com or check him out on Instagram @bobbycappuccio. He's also on Facebook and LinkedIn.
76 minutes | Jan 25, 2019
Episode 6- Brian Nunez
Acknowledging hidden authority, Brian Nunez. Brian owns the Fitness Never Sleeps Training Center located in Santa Clara, Ca. Brian and I discuss what it is about the FNS Training Center that sets them apart from the rest of their competitors. Brian and his team are laser focused on maintaining and sustaining the culture of the FNS Training Center. They've been able to connect with over 600 like minded individuals that believe what they believe and make the team so strong. You can check out the FNS Training Center below. http://www.fns360.com/Or take a look at their youtube page for more inspiration. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCWqE98upUKXK4E3WMkcwwJg
53 minutes | Jan 25, 2019
The Principles of Fitness- Ryan Glatt
Acknowledging the hidden greats of the fitness industry. On this episode we acknowledge a good friend of mine Ryan Glatt. Ryan has a very extensive background in exercise science learning from some of the greatest minds in the health and fitness industry such as: Gary Gray of the Gray Institute, Thomas Myers of Anatomy Trains, Michol Dalcourt of the Institute of Motion, and many more. On this episode we discuss how Ryan's journey through the fitness industry began after witnessing a deep connection between a physical therapy aid and his mom when she was learning how to walk after getting her leg amputated due to kidney failure. The desire to help others with an inability to move and guide them form A to B consumed him. He turned his sights from studying exotic animals to becoming a physical therapist. That odyssey would send him around the world, put him in an immigration jail, and eventually align him with the right mentors to place him where he is today. Ryan is currently at Urban Golf Performance, located in Los Angeles, where he works in project management, human resources, education, and branding. UGP has provided him with the team that is on the hunt for world domination. We talk about their core values and what makes this team so different from many others that are trying to do the same. This episode is packed full of incredible stories and interesting topics related to the fields of business, brain science, and fitness. So please enjoy!
69 minutes | Jan 25, 2019
The Principles of Fitness- Jeff Kreil
Acknowledging the hidden greats of the fitness industry. Jeff Kreil is a professor at Moorpark College whose programs are shattering the status quo in the personal training industry. The trainers that graduate from his program stand out amongst other certified personal trainers. Jeff loads this interview with tons of valuable information that can dramatically improve your career. So please enjoy! Music: www.bensound.com
45 minutes | Jan 25, 2019
The Principles of Fitness Episode 3- Mike Pincus
Acknowledging the hidden greats of the fitness industry. Mike Pincus returns for round 2 to talk to us about the importance of being a compassionate person in the fitness industry. He also touches on the 5 steps of fitness coined by one of his earlier mentors. Music: www.bensound.com
26 minutes | Jan 25, 2019
The Principles of Fitness Episode 2- Dan Kinney
Acknowledging hidden authority, Dan Kinney. Dan has 38 years of experience as a physical therapist and today he lets us in on how trainers and physical therapists can have a more cohesive relationship that will benefit all! Music: www.bensound.com
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