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Performance supplements for health and exercise – Episode 32 with Dr Keoni Teta

Summary

The health and fitness space is constantly being bombarded with one supplement after another! Are performance supplements really necessary? Where does diet fit in with the whole nutritional picture? What supplements should I take? If you have asked yourself any of these questions, then this episode with Dr Keoni Teta is for you.

Guest Biography

Dr. Keoni Teta ND, is a naturopathic physician, acupuncturist and expert in the science and application of exercise and nutrition as it relates to fat loss.  His medical training was completed at Bastyr University. He is a contributing writer for Natural Triad Magazine and The Townsend Letter for Doctors and Patients. Keoni is a co-author of The Metabolic Effect Diet and Lose Weight Here, a contributing author in The Textbook of Natural Medicine, and Integrative Sexual Health. Dr Keoni is also a co-founder of the fat-loss and lifestyle company Metabolic Effect. He also co-hosts a weekly podcast called The Well Man’s Podcast.

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Dr. Keoni Teta N.D.

Website: naturalhealthprescriptions.com

Episode content: Performance supplements for health and exercise

In this episode on the role of performance supplements in health and exercise, we cover some important ground including:

  • the role of diet versus supplements in the journey to good health
  • principles that govern the use of effective supplementation
  • fundamental principles for choosing good quality supplements on the market today
  • which supplements may need universal application today
  • supplements that benefit athletes and help boost performance
  • go-to supplements for muscular development
  • precautions related to a supplementary health or exercise strategy

If you enjoy this episode, then please rate the show and share it with your friends so they can benefit from this free expert information. Your comments and feedback are always welcome. Please subscribe to the podcast on iTunes or the video series on YouTube so you will receive each update immediately upon release.

For other great episodes and expert guests on the Fit to Succeed show, visit our podcast library. 

Connect with Dr Keoni on social media:

Facebook @keoniteta

Instagram @keoniteta

Twitter @KeoniTeta

Books by Dr Keoni

Bonus video:

Dr Keoni also recorded a short bonus quick-fire question round on issues related to the longer interview on supplementation. Enjoy this additional extra content.

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Growing a successful online personal training business – Episode 31 with Jonathan Goodman

Summary

Being a successful face to face personal trainer does not necessarily translate into success when shifting towards online personal training business. Jonathan Goodman shares his expertise and provides some key insights into how running an online personal training business is different from in-person training.

Guest Biography

Jonathan Goodman is an experienced and respected personal trainer from Toronto, Canada, who has a strong reputation for excellence in PT business and setting a strong benchmark in how to generate growth and success. He is the author of several books, including Ignite the Fire and also the Personal Trainer Pocketbook. Jon is also the founder of the Personal Trainer Development Centre, one of the largest communities of personal trainers available online. He also created the Online Trainer Academy where fitness professionals can expand their know-how and get certified to run a successful business as a fitness trainer through online coaching and instruction.

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Jonathan Goodman

Website: www.theptdc.com             onlinetraineracademy.theptdc.com

Episode content:  Online personal training business

During episode 31, a wide range of subjects related to fitness business and more specifically online personal training business were discussed, including:

  • problems associated with marketing across a broad audience rather than focusing on a specific niche
  • the importance of communicating value to the customer or personal training client
  • differences in demonstrating value between a budget and a high-end service model
  • key differences between a face to face versus an online personal training service offering
  • advice for newly qualified personal trainers who are seeking to offer online fitness coaching
  • plus much, much more great value content

If you enjoy this episode, then please rate the show and share it with your friends so they can benefit from this free expert information. Your comments and feedback are always welcome. Please subscribe to the podcast on iTunes or the video series on YouTube so you will receive each update immediately upon release.

To enjoy more Fit to Succeed interviews, please visit our podcast library.

Connect with Jonathan on social media:

 Facebook @theptdc

Instagram @theptdc

Twitter @theptdc

Books by Jonathan Goodman

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Bonus video

In this short bonus video Jonathan shares some quick tips regarding marketing problems, online personal training, and client retention. Enjoy.

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Stress and metabolism reset with Dr Alan Christianson – Episode 30

Summary

Low energy? Stubborn body fat? Low tolerance? Poor immunity? These are some of the common symptoms resulting from problems with stress and metabolism. Leading naturopathic doctor,  Alan Christianson joins us on the Fit to Succeed podcast to share a few vital principles from his 2 best-selling books. He helps to provide a few fascinating answers!

Guest Biography

Dr Christianson is a certified Naturopathic doctor and the founder of the Endocrine Association of Naturopathic Doctors. He has been running his integrative health clinic since 1996 and has become a renowned name in the field of natural hormonal health and wellness, with more specific specialization in thyroid and adrenal disorders. He is the author of the 4 books, including the New York Times bestselling book, The Adrenal Reset Diet (2015), and his latest publication, the Metabolism Reset Diet (2019).

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Dr Alan Christianson

Website: drchristianson.com

Episode content: Stress and metabolism reset

In this episode, we discuss many topics including:

  • the difference between adrenal fatigue and adrenal reset
  • how chronic stress impacts hormonal balance
  • symptoms of faulty daily cortisol rhythm
  • difference between overfat and overweight and the associated health risks
  • the role of the liver and thyroid in metabolic health
  • recognisable symptoms of metabolic damage
  • helpful strategies to support health improvement

If you enjoy this episode, then please rate the show and share it with your friends so they can benefit from this free expert information. Your comments and feedback are always welcome. Please subscribe to the podcast on iTunes or the video series on YouTube so you will receive each update immediately upon release. You can also find more engaging expert interviews by visiting our podcast library.

Connect with Dr Christianson on social media:

Facebook @DrAlanChristianson

Instagram @dralanchristianson

Twitter @DrAChristianson

Published books

In this episode we refer often to 2 of Dr Alan’s books. You can learn more about these by following the linked images below.

Bonus video

Dr Alan was a great sport and also recorded a short taster video. Here are a few quick-fire question and answers to give you a brief flavour of what we discussed in the full interview above. Enjoy.

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Physical fitness for children and youth with strength coach, David Parker – Episode 29

Summary

Leading youth strength coach, David Parker, shares some important and engaging reasons for utilising the gym environment to improve fitness for children, their movement capacity, and their physical abilities.

Guest Biography

David Parker FAFS, has worked tirelessly in the fitness industry since 1995 and has benefited from the teachings and through direct mentoring by some of the most respected names in the fitness industry, such as Paul ChekGary Gray, and Fraser Quelch. Over the years David has worked for leading health and fitness education organisations including Premier Training, Fitpro, TRX, Active IQ, Lifetime, and PT Academy. As a qualified personal trainer, strength and conditioning coach, and functional trainer, David set up his own highly successful youth fitness and physical development programme in 2011 called IMove Training.

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David Parker, childrens strength coach

Episode content: Fitness for children

In episode 29 of the show with David Parker, we discuss a range of important and insightful topics including:

  • Is the gym a suitable environment for the physical development of children?
  • Does weight training stunt children’s growth?
  • Where does the concepts of ‘play’ and ‘fun’ lay in relation to gym training for children?
  • Key differences in the conditioning of children compared to strength training adults
  • What differences in training methodology are necessary between younger children and older youth/teens
  • How to increase the adherence of a fitness/conditioning programme for children?

If you enjoy this episode, then please rate the show and share it with your friends so they can benefit from this free expert information. Your comments and feedback are always welcome. Please subscribe to the podcast on iTunes or the video series on YouTube so you will receive each update immediately upon release. To enjoy more engaging expert interviews, please visit our full podcast library.

Connect with David on social media

Facebook @imovetraining

Instagram @imovetraining

Twitter @imovetraining1

Video bonus:

This additional short video gives a quick insight into some of the ideas and insights that David shared on fitness training and physical conditioning for children.

If you would like to learn more about any of the fitness and nutrition courses offered by Nordic Fitness Education, please browse our highly informative course pages

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Functional training and total body transformation – Episode 28 with strength coach, JC Santana

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Summary

An exploration of the strengths and weaknesses of the modern functional training paradigm and the principles behind total body transformation with world-class, veteran strength and conditioning coach, JC Santana from the Institute of Human Performance (IHP).

Guest Biography

Fitness maverick, founder of the Institute of Human Performance (IHP), dynamic speaker, sought-after consultant, prolific author…for over 30 years Juan Carlos “JC” Santana has been raising the bar in the fitness industry. Santana has been referred to as “the USA’s leading practitioner of functional fitness”. He has personally trained and developed specific programs for all professional sports, youth fitness, fitness for the mature populations, and accelerated rehabilitation. His advanced understanding of biomechanics and conditioning have made him the go-to guy for those interested in reaching their optimal performance levels. JC has authored several books, including Functional Training (2015) and his latest offering, JC’s Total Body Transformation (2018).

Santana is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) with the NSCA and a certified Health Fitness Instructor with the ACSM. He is also a certified Senior Coach and Club Coach Course Instructor with the USA Weightlifting Team, and a Level I coach with the USA Track and Field Association. Santana currently serves on the NSCA Board of Directors and is Sports Specific Conditioning Editor for the NSCA Journal. JC has Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Exercise Science and is working towards his Ph.D. in exercise physiology.

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JC Santana, Founder, Institute of Human Performance

Website: www.ihpfitness.com

Episode content: Functional training & total body transformation

In this episode, we discuss some really fascinating content that will help stretch your thoughts and opinions across a number of fitness concepts, many of which we often take for granted. We cover the following topics and more:

  • the spiri-e-motion paradigm model used by Santana at IHP
  • JC’s definition of functional training
  • concerns with the commonly applied CrossFit training model
  • minimal training for maximum results
  • training individual ability
  • the 4 exercise tweak categories

If you enjoy this episode, then please rate the show and share it with your friends so they can benefit from this free expert information. Your comments and feedback are always welcome. Please subscribe to the podcast on iTunes or the video series on YouTube so you will receive each update immediately upon release. You can also find more engaging expert interviews by visiting our podcast library.

Connect with JC Santana on social media

Facebook @IHPfit          Instagram @ihpfit          Twitter @IHPfit

JC Santana’s books

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Functional Training, JC Santana book

Bonus video:

JC also recorded a short quick-fire video interview that helps to share a few quick ideas and thoughts about functional training, the human will, a favourite exercise tweak, and what has helped Santana succeed for more than 3 decades in the health and fitness industry.

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The rise of vegetarianism – Episode 27 with Dr. Natasha Campbell-McBride

Summary

Choosing a plant-based, vegan or vegetarian diet is increasing in popularity. This is a stark contrast to the modern, toxic, processed food society we live in. But is simply switching to plants foods the answer? Or is there more to consider with regards to the rise of vegetarianism? Dr Natasha Campbell-McBride explains more about vegetarian diets in this clear and forthright interview!

Guest Biography:

Dr Natasha Campbell-McBride is a medical doctor with two postgraduate degrees: Master of Medical Sciences in Neurology and Master of Medical Sciences in Human Nutrition. She graduated as a medical doctor in Russia. After practising for five years as a Neurologist and three years as a Neurosurgeon she started a family and moved to the UK, where she got her second postgraduate degree in Human Nutrition.

Dr Campbell-McBride is a keynote speaker at many professional conferences and seminars around the world. She frequently gives talks to health practitioners, patient groups and associations. Dr Natasha has written and published 3 books, Gut and Psychology Syndrome, Put your Heart in your Mouth, and Vegetarianism Explained.

Website: www.doctor-natasha.com

Episode content: Rise of vegetarianism

In this episode, we discuss a number of principles about the rise of vegetarianism contained within her book, Vegetarianism Explained, including:

  • the current prevalence of vegetarianism in our society
  • the key differences between the digestive tracts of herbivorous animals and humans
  • the role of animal foods and plant foods in the human diet
  • concerns around processed foods, whether animal or plant-based in origin
  • how the natural human senses should guide our food intake
  • some important considerations when adopting a vegetarian diet

If you enjoy this episode, then please rate the show and share it with your friends so they can benefit from this free expert information. Your comments and feedback are always welcome. Please subscribe right here on our blog, to the audio podcast on iTunes, or the video series on YouTube so you will receive each update immediately upon release. You can also find many more engaging expert interviews by visiting our podcast library.

Connect with Dr Natasha on social media

Facebook @GAPSDrNatasha

Twitter @GAPSyndrome

Episode links

During the episode, Dr Natasha spoke of a charitable foundation that provides a large amount of free information. Visit the Weston A Price Foundation website.

Books

Dr Natasha has written 3 books that you find out about and purchase by clicking the book covers below:

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Bonus video

Dr Natasha also recorded a short quick-fire question round with us to provide some quick thoughts and ideas about the subject of vegetarian diets. Enjoy.

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Goal achievement through brain-body connection, Episode 26 with Marcel Daane

Summary

Neuroscientist, leadership coach, and personal trainer, Marcel Daane, shares some great insights into goal achievement and how the brain and body can be more effectively integrated and be in harmony to reach your important objectives.

Biography

Marcel is the recipient of the 2016 Global Coaching Leadership Award and 2012 Global HR Excellence Award in Leadership as well as the author of HeadStrong Performance. He is the son of a celebrated political activist and former member of an elite naval intelligence unit. Marcel changed career in his thirties to become a personal trainer and then progressed with advanced degrees in Neuroscience of Leadership and Complementary Medicine.

With over 20 years of coaching experience across business, sports, health, and cognitive performance, Marcel’s integrated approach has transformed the lives of thousands of executives. His expertise has helped improve the performance of numerous multi-national organizations around the world, from a wide range of industries.

Episode content: Goal achievement and brain-body connection

In this episode on goal achievement with Marcel Daane, we discuss:

  • what motivated Marcel to change career and become a personal trainer
  • the important connection between the brain and the body as a foundational concept for leadership and performance
  • what is resilience and why it is key to both physical and mental performance
  • why outside-the-box thinking is essential for modern fitness professionals

If you enjoy this episode, then please rate the show and share it with your friends so they can benefit from this free expert information. Your comments and feedback are always welcome. Please subscribe to the podcast on iTunes or the video series here on YouTube so you will receive each update immediately upon release. To enjoy more engaging expert interviews, please visit our full podcast library.

Website: www.headstrongperformance.net

Connect with Marcel on social media:

Facebook @HeadstrongPerformanceBook     Facebook @marceldaane

Instagram @marceldaane

Twitter @MarcelDaane

Bonus Video

Marcel also shared a short bonus video to capture a few key concepts about resilience, mental focus, and why outside-the-box thinking is so important to fitness professionals today.

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Personal coaching supersedes personal training – Episode 25 with Bobby Cappuccio

Summary

Coaching is not just another word for training! Becoming a personal fitness coach requires a change in our approach to client support and behaviour change. Leading behaviour coach and personal trainer, Bobby Cappuccio, shares the important differences and will be sure to change your perspective.

Guest biography

Bobby began coaching shortly after a paradigm shift occurred in his life. He was in his early twenties and a certified personal trainer. Born with a severe facial deformity and diagnosed with Tourette syndrome at age nine, he suffered abominable abuse in and out of his home until he stumbled upon a marvel: exercise. He discovered that by redirecting his focus, he could affect positive change in not only his life but in the lives of the people he in turn trained. In helping others, he was in fact helping himself. In sharing his discoveries over the years, he became a world-renowned speaker, author and behaviour change coach.

As co-founder of PTA Global, former head of training and development at David Barton gym, former director of professional development at the National Academy of Sports Medicine (N.A.S.M.), Director of Coaching at the Institute of Motion (IOM) and content curator for PTontheNet, Bobby’s reach runs wide. Bobby has worked with Hilton Hotels, Virgin Active, Fitness First, 24hr Fitness, David Lloyd Leisure and multiple small businesses nationally and abroad. Bobby travels the world impacting lives, inspiring positive change and growth in individuals and companies alike. He has presented at business and fitness conferences across the globe including IDEA, Filex, CanFitPro, FitPro, IHRSA, Pure Fitness Asia, Perform Better, Equinox, Gold’s Gym International, Lifetime Family Fitness etc. helping to develop top-notch fitness professionals.

Fit to Succeed episode: Personal coaching

In this episode on personal coaching we cover:

  • Bobby’s back story that brought him into the fitness and personal training industry
  • the definition of coaching
  • how personal training is connected to coaching
  • the concept of cognitive dissonance and how this can impact fitness objectives
  • how confirmation bias can lead to less informed choices and limit the potential for change

If you enjoy this episode, then please rate the show and share it with your friends so they can benefit from this free expert information. Your comments and feedback are always welcome. Please subscribe to the podcast on iTunes or the video series here on YouTube so you will receive each update immediately upon release. To enjoy more engaging expert interviews, please visit our full podcast library.

Website: www.robertcappuccio.com

Connect with Bobby on social media

Facebook @TheRobertCappuccio

Instagram @bobbycappuccio

Twitter @bobbycappuccio

Bonus video

Here is a short 5-minute bonus video that we recorded with Bobby, that offers some extra ideas and concepts to help.

Muscle fascia and functional movement – Episode 24 with Ian O’Dwyer

Summary

The turn of the millennium brought the world of functional movement training to the fitness industry, then in 2007-08 many elite PT’s shifted focus to the role that fascia plays in movement control and function. Ian O’Dwyer was one of the leaders at the forefront of both of these changes within the fitness industry as he worked in conjunction with PT on the Net and PTA Global.

Biography

Ian O’Dwyer is an outstanding personal trainer specialising in the fitness-related field of functional movement. He is known for his unique observations and appreciation of the human body in motion. Many years of extensive conditioning and rehabilitation through sport, combined with spending time with global leaders in the fitness industry, has inspired Ian to evolve a highly effective movement philosophy.

Ian has developed applications that empower clients and fitness coaches with solutions to everyday issues, enabling them to regain responsibility for their own wellbeing. A sought-after presenter, Ian has also delivered over 500 fitness workshops around the world during his career. His ability to facilitate cutting-edge science and research into practical solutions has empowered wellness professionals to lead their client’s to more efficient and effective results.

Ian has operated his personal training studio in Queensland for over 2 decades, providing an important real-world centre where he has developed and refined his training approach over the years.

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Functional movement coach, Ian O’Dwyer

Websites: www.odonmovement.comwww.feelsoma.com

Episode content: Muscle, fascia and functional movement

  • This episode includes the following:
  • What motivated Ian to get involved in the functional fitness movement?
  • An effective definition of functional training
  • The foundational principles that underpin functional training?
  • What is fascia? Why is this tissue so important to human movement?
  • What is vector variation?
  • Why are rhythm and timing such important training parameters?

If you enjoy this episode, then please rate the show and share it with your friends so they can benefit from this free expert information. Your comments and feedback are always welcome. Please subscribe to our blog or the audio podcast on iTunes, and the video series on YouTube so you will receive each update immediately upon release. To enjoy more engaging expert interviews, please visit our full podcast library.

Connect with Ian on social media:

Facebook @odomnpc

Instagram @odonmovement

Links discussed in video:

During this episode, Ian spoke a few times regarding an expert in fascial anatomy called Tom Myers. You can find out more about his work by visiting Anatomy Trains.

Bonus video:

We recorded a short taster video that condenses some of the points discussed into a quick 5-minute interview. Enjoy this extra bonus.

https://youtube.com/watch?v=PGzMJFusp5
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Modern diets, gluten intolerance, and autoimmunity – Episode 23 with Dr Tom O’Bryan

Summary

Did you know that our modern diets, gluten intolerance, and autoimmunity are all linked! Have you ever experienced any kind of negative reaction following food intake? Do certain foods cause itchy mouth, sneezing, bloating, discomfort, gas, or bowel upset? Do you ever feel irritable, moodiness, fatigued, sudden drops in energy, or mental fogginess? All of these symptoms and more could be signs of food sensitivity, especially to wheat, gluten, dairy or sugar.

Episode 23 features world leading wheat/gluten and autoimmunity expert, Dr Tom O’Bryan. Not only a well of knowledge on the subject, Dr Tom is also an excellent speaker and has a unique way of teaching this vital health information in memorable ways. Given a little freedom to roam during the interview, Dr Tom also drops in a few fascinating facts or ‘truth bombs’ on a few other important health topics such as fertility and brain health.

Biography

When it comes to getting healthy, Dr. Tom O’Bryan’s goal for you is ‘Making It Easy to Do the Right Thing’. As an internationally recognized, admired and compassionate speaker focusing on food sensitivities, environmental toxins, and the development of autoimmune diseases, Dr. Tom’s audiences discover that it is through a clear understanding of how you got to where you are, that you and your Dr. can figure out what it will take to get you well.

Dr. O’Bryan is considered a ‘Sherlock Holmes’ for chronic disease and metabolic disorders, teaching that the underlying mechanisms that trigger the development of chronic disease are the key to health. He holds teaching faculty positions with The Institute for Functional Medicine and the National University of Health Sciences. His 2016 ground-breaking book, The Autoimmune Fix, won the National Book Award and ranked first in several categories on Amazon. The book outlines the step-by-step development of degenerative diseases and gives us the tools to identify our disease process years before the symptoms are obvious.

Dr. O’Bryan’s latest book ‘You can Fix your Brain’, published in Sep 2018, will no doubt be a great success.

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Dr Tom O’Bryan, Gluten expert

Episode content: Modern diets, gluten intolerance, and autoimmunity

During the engaging interview you will learn about:

  • the fascinating back story that led Tom O’Bryan into the health space to become a functional medicine practitioner.
  • the importance of zinc for fertility and how processed grains and gluten sensitivity could interfere with absorption.
  • how the body develops a gluten sensitivity to wheat or other grains.
  • the difference between Celiac disease and non-celiac gluten intolerance.
  • is eating a grain-free diet, such as the paleo diet, good for health?
  • do grains need to be removed from the diet?
  • why are oats, that are technically gluten-free, often labelled as an allergenic food?
  • a review of Dr Tom’s latest and exciting book about improving brain health.

If you enjoy this episode, then please rate the show and share it with your friends so they can benefit from this free expert information. Your comments and feedback are always welcome. Please subscribe to the podcast on iTunes or the video series on YouTube so you will receive each update immediately upon release. To enjoy more engaging expert interviews visit our podcast library.

Website: www.thedr.com

All of Dr Tom’s programmes, documentaries, courses (including those mentioned during the podcast), and other helpful content are available on his website.

Connect with Dr Tom on social media

Facebook @thedr.com.english

Twitter @theDr_com

Instagram @dr.tomobryan 

Bonus video

If you are looking for a quick taster on what is discussed in this podcast and some extra quick tips from Dr Tom, then watch this short 5 minute video.

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