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Join host Julie Barth and Old Nerd in the Gym founder, Gery Deer, as they cover fitness topics and the relationships between caregiving and self-care.Hosts Julie Barth and Gery Deer discuss fitness and caregiving with various topics including proper hydration, nutrition, emotional stressors and low impact exercise ideas for both the patient and the caregiver. This podcast can help anyone who is caring for and helping others to learn more about their own health and keeping their charge in the best possible shape for the future. We are helping to navigate the journey of health and wellness and how to take care of your own personal health along with the health of your charge.

Join host Julie Barth and Old Nerd in the Gym founder, Gery Deer, as they cover fitness topics and the relationships between caregiving and self-care.Hosts Julie Barth and Gery Deer discuss fitness and caregiving with various topics including proper hydration, nutrition, emotional stressors and low impact exercise ideas for both the patient and the caregiver. This podcast can help anyone who is caring for and helping others to learn more about their own health and keeping their charge in the best possible shape for the future. We are helping to navigate the journey of health and wellness and how to take care of your own personal health along with the health of your charge.
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Join host Julie Barth and Old Nerd in the Gym founder, Gery Deer, as they cover fitness topics and the relationships between caregiving and self-care.Hosts Julie Barth and Gery Deer discuss fitness and caregiving with various topics including proper hydration, nutrition, emotional stressors and low impact exercise ideas for both the patient and the caregiver. This podcast can help anyone who is caring for and helping others to learn more about their own health and keeping their charge in the best possible shape for the future. We are helping to navigate the journey of health and wellness and how to take care of your own personal health along with the health of your charge.

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English


Episodes

S2:E7 Clutter and the Old Nerd

9/3/2019
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"Organization is about facing our "clutter" and making the decision to get back to the things that are really important: our families, our children, our friends, our relationships." - Tami Doling, Professional Organizer Our guest on this episode of Old Nerd in the Gym Fitness Podcast is our good friend Tami Doling, a Professional Organizer and Motivational Speaker. Her company, Silver Lining Organizers, LLC, is dedicated to helping people live healthier, happier lives by getting...

Duration:01:17:33

S2: E5 Resources and the Old Nerd

7/29/2019
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One of the greatest challenges for caregivers is identifying resources available for various services, from home health care to meals on wheels. Struggling to find where to get help can increase stress and affect the health of both the caregiver and your family member. For this reason, most regions have some type of “agency on aging” that provides a clearinghouse and specialty services for seniors and caregivers. These organizations are typically not-for-profit and offer everything from...

Duration:01:06:19

S2: E4 Yoga and The Old Nerd

7/15/2019
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Yoga is a Hindu practice which helps to focus the mind, body, and spirit. Those who practice yoga will attest to its benefits in their overall wellness and how it helps ease the mind. In this episode, Old Nerd in the Gym Fitness Podcast hosts Gery Deer and Julie Barth join their own yoga instructor (sometimes referred to as a “yogi”), Carmen Milano at one of her practice spaces in Yellow Springs, Ohio. Carmen grew up in Chicago but has lived in Dallas, Atlanta, Los Angeles, Portland, and...

Duration:01:07:17

S2: E3 Weight Loss and the Old Nerd

7/1/2019
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Weight Loss and the Old Nerd Weight loss is a billion-dollar business around the world, and particularly in the United States. Amidst all of the fads and gimmicks it can be difficult and emotionally draining for someone to try to lose weight, especially if they’re going it alone. This episode of Old Nerd in the Gym Fitness Podcast features our special guest Carol Erisman, Store Manager of Profile by Sanford in Springboro, Ohio. Carol’s company offers one-on-one weight loss coaching, DNA...

Duration:00:59:18

S2:E2 Boxing and the Old Nerd

6/14/2019
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Season 2 - Episode 2 Boxing and the Old Nerd Julie Barth and Gery Deer in our first ever ringside recording at Drake's Downtown Gym to talk about a boxing class for Parkinson's patients, caregiving, fitness, wellness and as always some cheesy jokes. Drake’s Downtown Gym is an old-school boxing gym situated in a former bus depot at the heart of Dayton, Ohio’s Historic Oregon District. Julie Barth and Gery Deer sat down with trainer/boxer Shannan Hamm in the gritty, no-nonsense environment...

Duration:01:09:20

S2:E1 The Trainer and the Old Nerd

6/3/2019
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Welcome to Season 2 of The Old Nerd in the Gym Fitness Podcast! In our season premiere episode, fitness trainer Melanie Redd, of “Melanie Redd Performance Training” joins us! Melanie shares her fitness journey and offers some tips and information on getting started, staying motivated, and shares the health benefits of - wait for it - DARK CHOCOLATE! You don’t want to miss this one. Old Nerd in the Gym is written and co-hosted by Gery L. Deer. Produced and directed by Julie A. Barth This...

Duration:00:59:46

S1: Bonus Content - Gag Reel - Outtakes and The Old Nerd

4/23/2019
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This is a fun compilation of all the times we went off the rails and got very goofy while recording Season 1 of the Old Nerd in the Gym Fitness podcast. I laughed editing this together and we hope you laugh as well. At the end of the gag reel is a little teaser about our next season of Old Nerd and what is up next for us. Old Nerd in the Gym is written and co-hosted by Gery L. Deer. Produced, edited and directed by Julie A. Barth This is a production of GLD Enterprises...

Duration:00:09:44

S1: E11 - Family and the Old Nerd

4/15/2019
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Are your kids glued to screens all day? Do they hang around the house, lounging on the couch and the only exercise they get is when their thumbs move during a text message to their friends - who are probably in the same room? In this episode of the Old Nerd in the Gym Podcast, Julie and Gery tackle some tips to help get your kids more active while setting a better example for them yourself! Get up and get out there! Old Nerd in the Gym is written and co-hosted by Gery L. Deer. Produced and...

Duration:00:36:17

S1: E10 - Caregiving Behind the Scenes and the Old Nerd

3/26/2019
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When you see someone helping a senior or disabled family member at a restaurant or out shopping, did you ever think of what it might take to get them there? As a caregiver, managing the day-to-day of a disabled or senior family member can be exhausting for both. Even the most basic outing can take hours when you're managing everything from bathing to transportation. In this episode of Old Nerd in the Gym Podcast, Julie Barth interviews Gery Deer about some of the typical behind-the-scenes...

Duration:00:58:10

S1: E9 - Time and the Old Nerd

3/12/2019
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Time. It's the one thing they're not making any more of. Well, that and land, according to Lex Luthor anyway (Google it). Making time to care for yourself can be challenging. Work, school, children, parents, significant others, all these things take time. And there are only 24 hours in a day. In this episode of Old Nerd in the Gym Fitness Podcast, Gery Deer and Julie Barth discuss 8 tips to help you make time for your health and use your time effectively to get a great workout and keep your...

Duration:00:26:14

S1: E8 - The Prize and the Old Nerd

3/2/2019
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Keeping your eyes on a long-term fitness goal with measurable short-term milestones will better motivate you for success. Gery Deer and Julie Barth discuss this concept and offer suggestions for getting there. Having a way to give yourself little rewards along the way can help you keep your fitness on track and help you as a caregiver or anyone who is working toward better overall wellness. Old Nerd in the Gym is written and co-hosted by Gery L. Deer. Produced and directed by Julie A....

Duration:00:34:09

S1: E7 - Obstacles and the Old Nerd

2/23/2019
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It can be tough to get started down the road to better health and fitness when there seem to be roadblocks to your success. For caregivers, even your normal daily routine can get in the way of managing your fitness goals. In this episode, Gery and Julie discuss common obstacles to success when starting or continuing a fitness routine and common obstacles to just taking even small steps to better general wellness. We discuss how to overcome common obstacles for both the fitness enthusiast and...

Duration:00:56:34

S1: E6 - Sleep and the Old Nerd

2/6/2019
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According to research, most Americans are sleep deprived. Lack of sleep can interfere with virtually every part of your day-to-day life. For caregivers, sleep is a valuable commodity which, if compromised, Can in danger not only the health of the caregiver, but that of his or her patient. For those looking to improve their health through better fitness good sleep is one of the most important elements Of their daily routine. In this episode, Julie Barth and Gery Deer discuss the importance of...

Duration:00:21:37

S1 : E5 Organization and the Old Nerd

1/29/2019
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Organization can be the key to helping keep your stress level down as a caregiver. Gery Deer and Julie Barth share some great tips including documentation ideas and other great ways to help organize your day and your caregiving routines to keep track of all the day to day activities including creating a Go Bag for all the daily needs of your charge. Old Nerd in the Gym is written and co-hosted by Gery L. Deer. Produced and directed by Julie A. Barth This is a production of GLD Enterprises...

Duration:00:17:59

S1: E3 - Water and the Old Nerd

1/16/2019
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Research shows that 75 percent of Americans suffer from dehydration, which can lead to irritability, urinary problems and dementia-like symptoms. Producer Julie Barth and Old Nerd Gery Deer talk about the importance of proper hydration for good health at any age. Check out our easy tips on how to stay hydrated and learn some creative ways to add more water to your daily routine. Old Nerd in the Gym is written and co-hosted by Gery L. Deer. Produced and directed by Julie A. Barth This is...

Duration:00:16:19

S1: E4 - Caregiver Guilt and the Old Nerd

1/16/2019
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Caregiver guilt is a major source of stress and often interferes with self-care. The cascade effect causes the caregiver's health to decline leading to a reduction in quality of care for the patient. Gery and Julie discuss how to combat caregiver guilt and maintain a healthy self-care routine. Old Nerd in the Gym is written and co-hosted by Gery L. Deer. Produced and directed by Julie A. Barth This is a production of GLD Enterprises Communications, Ltd, All rights reserved. Graphics by...

Duration:00:21:40

S1: E1 Introduction to the Old Nerd in the Gym

1/3/2019
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Old Nerd in the Gym Fitness founder, Gery Deer, discusses where the idea came from and how he translated his fitness journey into a way to help his elderly father. Hosts Julie Barth and Gery Deer discuss how Gery became the Old Nerd at 49 years old and how he found his fitness journey and its connection to how he could help out his elderly father using what he had learned on his own personal health journey. Old Nerd in the Gym is written and co-hosted by Gery L. Deer. Produced and...

Duration:00:17:44

S1: E2 - Old Nerd #2 - Who we are and what we are doing

1/3/2019
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GERY’S FITNESS JOURNEY ... Join host Julie Barth as she talks with Old Nerd in the Gym founder, Gery Deer, about his personal fitness journey that started at age 49. From no fitness experience to an endurance cyclist while being a caregiver for an elderly parent, Gery has managed to create a lifestyle for himself that includes helping others achieve their goals as well. Old Nerd in the Gym is written and co-hosted by Gery L. Deer. Produced and directed by Julie A. Barth This is a...

Duration:00:16:22