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Two Edmonton based personal trainers and coaches set out to create a vehicle to share better fitness and nutrition information. Did we mention podcasts are free? Seriously, free awesome info from our guests who are experienced experts in our field. Most fitness industry podcasts are geared towards other trainers. We set out to make something for the everyday person who is trying to improve their quality of life while sifting through all the bullshit that parts of the fitness industry pumps out. Join us on this journey as we share with you the best information we have and that we can find in the best people out there.

Two Edmonton based personal trainers and coaches set out to create a vehicle to share better fitness and nutrition information. Did we mention podcasts are free? Seriously, free awesome info from our guests who are experienced experts in our field. Most fitness industry podcasts are geared towards other trainers. We set out to make something for the everyday person who is trying to improve their quality of life while sifting through all the bullshit that parts of the fitness industry pumps out. Join us on this journey as we share with you the best information we have and that we can find in the best people out there.
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Edmonton, AB

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Two Edmonton based personal trainers and coaches set out to create a vehicle to share better fitness and nutrition information. Did we mention podcasts are free? Seriously, free awesome info from our guests who are experienced experts in our field. Most fitness industry podcasts are geared towards other trainers. We set out to make something for the everyday person who is trying to improve their quality of life while sifting through all the bullshit that parts of the fitness industry pumps out. Join us on this journey as we share with you the best information we have and that we can find in the best people out there.

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English

Contact:

7802396810


Episodes

Episode 34: Sarah Ashman EP 34: Gut Check

4/19/2018
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Sarah Ashman was so engaging in a shared episode that we had to bring her back on her own. We expand on our discussion with her about gut health and gut microbiome. Sarah explains germ theory in this context. Yes you have to listen to learn more. We explore why “people would rather take a pill or drink a tea than exercise”. Sarah also elaborates on her recent Masters of Business Administrarion and how end clients benefit when skilled fitness professionals compliment their training and...

Duration:01:09:18

Joey Percia: Feed Your Good Wolf

4/12/2018
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Joey Percia joins the podcast to shed some light on a part of the fitness industry that’s often undervalued and misunderstood. Joey hS written a great book, Why Do You Hate Money? That teaches trainers and anyone important skills within marketing, and writing copy, content, and key messages to potential clients. We discuss why this actually benefits the end consumer. Joey shares the significance of the fable of the good and bad wolf that we choose to feed, and the benefits or consequence...

Duration:01:01:47

Episode 32: Holly Baxter: Un-F**king Your Diet

4/5/2018
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Meet Holly Baxter. Holly holds a Masters Degree of Dietetics and a Bachelor of Food Science and Nutrition. In addition to an array of coaching and speaking work she’s also an IFBB Figure Competitor and a fitness model. She has everything and we have her join us to talk about a lot of nutrition that you wil want to absorb. Holly shares the experience coming from Australia to the US, and the challenge in setting herself apart as a credible and well educated mind in nutrition in a sea of...

Duration:00:56:03

Episode 31: Krieger James Krieger:

3/29/2018
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James Krieger joins Fitness Devil to talk about his current work, the industry conflict over low carb dietary ideology, industry tribalism, and his upcoming appearance as a speaker at the Inland Empire Fitness Summit in Spokane. We weigh the pros and cons of engaging in battles with those who perpetuate training and nutrition misinformation. James discusses his role as a teacher within the industry. We also discuss taking large, seemingly daunting goals and breaking them into smaller...

Duration:00:59:40

Episode 30: Dr. Spencer Nadolsky: aka Dr. F**kwad

3/22/2018
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Dr. Spencer Nadolsky joins the podcast to talk about his work on the front lines of battling the obesity epidemic. He highlights some of the dangers in believeing weight loss is the sole missing ingredient to happiness. We tackle some of the controversy over rhetoric from the extreme end of the Health at Any Size Movement. We also have a good laugh at the crazy comments Spencer gets on his social media in response to some of his practical posts to help people struggling with weight loss....

Duration:00:59:01

Peter Baker: Fear and Loathing in Tampa

3/15/2018
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Join Peter Baker with us in our discussions about modern nutrition and the religious devotion some factions engage in, pros and cons of the intense sense of community in some fitness corners, mental health and fitness professionals - why it can be hard to openly discuss, curated social media images and the dangers, and direct arm training. Add to that we talk about Peter’s new competition preparation book he’s coauthored with Dr Layne Norton. Special Guest: Peter Baker.

Duration:01:08:40

Jordan Syatt: The Last Unicorn Comic Standing

3/8/2018
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Jordan Syatt joins out podcast and we ask him about what attitudes and actions led to a lot of good fortune and success he’s had in the industry, and what he intends to do with his success to positively affect the world. We cover Jordan’s relentless positivity and how he handles the Karen’s of the world(tune in for the explanation) who casually spread misinformation. Maybe most interesting of all are Jordan’s bets for future trends that will affect the industry and fitness consumers....

Duration:00:35:17

Episode 27: Leigh Peele: The Ghost in the fitness Machine

3/1/2018
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Fitness industry writer, podcasted, author, and online coach Leigh Peele goes toe to toe with us in one of our best episodes to date. Leigh explains why we as coaches need to be careful not to treat clients as mirrors of ourselves and why clients also must use caution in trying to emulate their trainers. She nails a critical conversation about some difference and nuances in training women, including some important messages in speaking toward female clients. We tackle the importance of...

Duration:01:14:33

Episode 25: Robbie Farlow: We Need a Community...a look into how fitness and "nerd" culture can work together, building community, and star wars.

2/15/2018
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To describe this episode as simply an intersection of nerd culture and fitness would completely fail to do justice to the pure electricity of Robbie Farlow’s personality. Robbie is fun, intelligence, and irreverence all bundled up into a brilliant Fitness professional. We talk about The Hero’s Journey archetypal story and it’s relevance, how nerd culture became mainstream and how the fitness industry has embraced this so serve that audience. This episode has a unique flow and charm so...

Duration:01:02:17

Episode 24: Eric Bach: The Nobel Grind...fitness and nutrition basics, creating a successful fitness business, and grinding to success.

2/8/2018
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Eric Bach joins us as we discuss his road to personal career success and advice to other aspiring fitness professionals, including being a better writer. Eric explains important fitness and nutrition concepts for everyone to improve their own life, particularly the big rocks to turn over and focus on. We also tackle how important it is for trainers to have their own coaches, the value of having a business coach, and Eric's own work as a business coach. Special Guest: Eric Bach.

Duration:00:50:48

Episode 23: TJ Sadler: YEGfitness and beyond...magazines, fitness trends, with a little bit of hockey.

2/1/2018
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TJ Sadler of YEG Fitness Magazine joins us to discuss the origins and inspiration behind founding the Magazine. We discuss the athletes and fitness professionals that grace the publication's pages, where he industry is trending, and what TJ hopes to accomplish through this platform to help people. We discuss the upcoming YEG Fitness Awards and their significance. Join us to explore the pulse of Edmonton's fitness community Special Guest: TJ Sadler.

Duration:00:55:48

Episode 22: Meghan Callaway: Pull-Ups and Empowerment Through Fitness

1/25/2018
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Meghan Callaway is a goddess of pull-ups and training information. We spent an hour borrowing just a little of the library of knowledge in her brain. She discussed training tools to be able to perform or improve pull-ups. She may know more on he topic than anyone else alive. We also hit on some of the traditional problems with felame fitness marketing, why the answer "it depends" is important to understand in fitness, workouts for empowerment, and a discussion about the dangers within our...

Duration:01:09:03

Episode 21: Braeden Wright: Model to Musician...how fitness helped build a foundation.

1/17/2018
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Braeden Wright chronicles his approach to fitness and nutrition as he pursued a successful modelling career, working for Calvin Klein among other notable brands. Now progressing into a career in music, Braeden's fotn as regimen remains at the core of his success. He offers his habits and tactics that have worked and shares some fun stories about his career. Special Guest: Braeden Wright.

Duration:01:09:37

Episode 20: Andy Morgan: BIG Steaming pile of Andy...success in Japan, how to network in the fitness community, and the blueprint to becoming an industry leader.

1/16/2018
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Andy Morgan graces us with his British charm and wit, takes us through a series of long thoughtful pauses as he recounts learning karate in response to a bottle attack in Birmingham England as a youth that later took him all the way to Japan where he established himself as a leading authority in nutrition. Andy has a lot of great advice for trainers learning their way through the industry and a ton of valuable nutrition takeaways for the fitness enthusiast, particularly some blunt thoughts...

Duration:01:13:32

Episode 19: Mark James & Michell Bagnell: THAT Fit couple...asthetics, mastering your mindset, and doing fitness in China?

1/15/2018
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Michelle Bagnell and Mark Mitchell visit our podcast to talk about their careers in fitness, time spent living in China and the different world of Chinese gym culture. They hit on the highs and lows of their individual fitness competition experience, the dangers of taking shortcuts to achieve the ideal physique, plus more. Special Guests: Mark James Mitchell and Michelle Bagnell.

Duration:01:09:09

Episode 18: Chad Hargrove: Selling The Truth

1/11/2018
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Chad Hargrove a Toronto based personal trainer and online coach joins us to talk about going from just scraping by in a commercial gym to having a successful independent business. We talk about how social media helped boost his career and how we can use online coaching to help more people and how clients benefit. Chad shares his thoughts on how we deal with the dishonest messages often shared through social and mainstream media. Special Guest: Chad Hargrove.

Duration:01:01:10

Episode 16: Lindsay Somerset: Winning against depression, eating disorders, and serious injuries. Oh and dogs, lots of dogs!!!

1/2/2018
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Lindsay Somerset is indomitable. She shares her winning attitude and experience as she triumphed over an eating disorder that could have halted her cycling career. Add to that the battle with depression and anxiety. Fate wasn't done yet, throwing her over her handlebars in a brutal crash leading to a serious back injury. She recovered with her husband Dean's help(you may have also heard of Dean Somerset) Yet she stood on a national podium accepting a medal in spite of all of those...

Duration:01:03:27

Episode 15: Sam Spinelli: Hard work + Smart People = Success

12/28/2017
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Special Guest: Sam Spinelli.

Duration:01:06:01

Episode 13: Mark Fisher - Building a Business Around Ninjas and Unicorns

12/14/2017
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Mark Fisher graces us with his time to discuss the unique success of Mark Fisher Fitness his business in New York City that caters to an underserved community blending the artistic flair of the arts and theatre community with the evidence based fitness industry. Mark approaches his world with unconditional positive regard. He brings a charisma to our world that helps penetrate deeper into the he mainstream consciousness usually dominated by the trendy sellouts. We talk about the important...

Duration:00:49:31

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