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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

Jonathan Goodman EP 51: Ergo Fitness - The Architect of Online Training

8/16/2018
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Jon Goodman joins us and shares his recent professional focus. The challenge behind creating the Fitness Marketing Monthly and the upcoming class of The Online Trainer Academy. Jon's thoughts on how to approach the latest hottest marketing trends vs focusing on what works for you. Jon also shares how he hasn't ever formally hired a coach or mentor, somehow figuring it all out, yet understanding and explaining the true value of a coach and what to look for.

Duration:00:41:11

Episode 50: Dean Somerset EP 50: Fast And The Fitness

8/9/2018
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Dean Somerset returns for our milestone #50 episode to talk about what he's been up to since becoming a private independant trainer. We talk about the differences between starting in the industry now vs when he began and what this means to potential clients, Dean's thoughts on emerging fitness industry trends and consumer wants, and good and bad gym policies. Add to this the apparwnt rush. Dean adds his perspective on handling the not so straight forward challenges with clients who are...

Duration:01:06:33

Peter Dupuis EP 49:

8/2/2018
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Cressey Sports Performance is a legendary gym and atheltic training facility, most noted for working with Cy Young award winning MLB pitchers all the way to minor league and high school athletes. Pete Dupuis, co-founder and general manager of CSP has long enjoyed life away from the spotlight. Pete joins us to talk about his personal brand and work outside CSP, a committment to authenticity and how its driven success with CSP, and the pros and cons of putting your own name on a gym or...

Duration:00:48:26

Episode 48: Carter Good EP 48: I'm Back

7/26/2018
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Carter Good is back in his continued fight against the relentless liquid metal terminator that is obesity. Carter goes in depth about his succes growing a huge social media following and what its enabled him to do with his career and to help people. Carter's thoughts on the future of social media for our industry and how he stays creative with his message, his own obstacles and challenges to maintain his lifestyle and successfully keep the weight off, and more depth in the discussion about...

Duration:01:12:58

Alex Viada EP 47: This Used To Be Called Exercise

7/19/2018
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Alex Viada joins us and tells us how things used to be before the fitness industry branded and repackaged old basic concepts and how he likes to reread old textbooks. He shares thoughts on his passion for being outdoors, the human psychological side to dealing with clients and their programs, and his thoughts on future trends that will be important. We bust some big cardio myths and we disuss how fitness pros write for the approval of their peers vs writing for the end user. How that can...

Duration:01:17:43

Ryan Ketchum EP 46: The Wolf Of Fit Street

7/12/2018
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Ryan Ketchum joins the podcast to discuss his mission to help fitness professionals build their businesses to be able to reach and help more people. Being a business or social media coach is hot right now. Ryan discusses why its become popular and the dangers of choosing a coach without a track record of success. Ryan shares his insight as to what makes a truly successful trainer or fitness business owner, his thoughts on the rise of online coaching, its benefits and limitations, and for...

Duration:01:07:44

Episode 45: Alberto Alvarez EP 43: We’re Off To See the Wizard, The Wonderful Wizard of Macros

7/5/2018
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Alberto Alvarez brings his kind and genial nature to the podcast in our most detailed nutrition epsiode to date. Alberto details his path from a young overweight man, searching for information, losing the weight, the pitfalls along the way, and transitioning into a coach who helps others. We explain just what macros are and other basic nutrition concepts, why some people are easily lured in by the unscientific promises in our industry, how Alberto helps people get started on a weight loss...

Duration:01:02:20

Chad Landers EP 44 Never Go Full Entitled

6/28/2018
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Chad Landers could have been a movie star had he not chosen fitness a long time ago and had Robert Downey Jr not taken all his roles so Chad set out and somewhere along the way became more than just a good trainer. He won awards and become industry renowned as a world class trainer and person. Chad shares his thoughts on why what we do in the fitness industry is so important, the right reasons to work in fitness, the importance of happiness for ourselves and our clients, thoughts on owning...

Duration:00:58:08

Episode 43: Greg Nuckols: I Only Believe In Science

6/21/2018
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Special Guest: Greg Nuckols.

Duration:01:19:33

Episode 41: Bryan Krahn EP 41: Are You Not Entertained?

6/7/2018
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Bryan Krahn follows up his roundtable apprarance with a solo episode and doesnt have to fight with two othe guests for the chance to thoroughly entertain and enlighten you. We address the fact that most everything in our industry boils down tk wanting to look better naked and Bryan isnt afraid to say it. We address the complex topic of alchol and lifting, ideas from the traditional bodybuilding world that work and ones that really just need to die. "It all begins by chasing vanity". Come...

Duration:01:11:21

Episode 40: Sarah Moorman EP 40: Science Pool

5/31/2018
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Sarah Moorman joins us on her first ever podcast appearance. Sarah tells how she got started in powerlifting, figure competition, and coaching others. Sarah discusses organizing the Women’s only Womxn’s Strength Summit and some of the less than thoughtful responses from men in response to the exclusive event. That takes us deep into how pervasive sexual harassment is within the fitness industry and Andrew may or may not go completely off about the problems he’s witnessed over his nearly 8...

Duration:01:12:32

Episode 39: Josh Citron EP 39: More Than Meets The Eye

5/24/2018
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Josh Citron joins the podcast to share his experience and love with pro wrestling, vegan lifestyle(and how he isn’t militant), his passion for helping fitness professionals be better fitness professionals, and clients be better clients. Plus a better idea for BMI. Special Guest: Josh Citron.

Duration:01:05:11

The Incredible Roundtable EP 38: Ownership as a Coach

5/17/2018
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I’m not sure who thought it was a good idea to invite Dr Spencer Nadolsky, Bryan Krahn, and Dr Mike Israetel onto the podcast all at the same time to talk about coach ownership over the client result and experience. We far too often see coaches in social media blame clients for not adhering to programs when in fact it’s on the coach to use whatever resources and attempts at communicating to work with the client to achieve success. We discuss in depth this issue. We also hit heavy on the...

Duration:01:08:51

Brad Dieter EP 36: Jacked To The Future

5/3/2018
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Special Guest: Brad Dieter.

Duration:01:09:27

Episode 35: Nick Sorrell EP 35: Pulp Fitness

4/26/2018
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Nick Sorrell joins us for a blunt and vibrant conversation that should challenge some of the ways you think about your own mindset toward fitness and nutrition. Nick will provoke thinking as he tackles the fact that people don’t know what the fuck they actually want, how most misunderstanding what self love really means, a nuanced discussion of how “I’m doing it for my kids” may not be a good answer, and a lot of discussion about getting to a deeper why for your clients. Join us for a mind...

Duration:01:02:22

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