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QualityLife Fitness With Colin Laughlin

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Are you struggling with your health and wellness? Do you feel overwhelmed by the fitness industry? Don't know where to start with nutrition? You are not alone. Colin is a fitness specialist focused on helping people living with chronic health conditions live higher quality lives. He has worked in small personal training studios, CrossFit gyms, big commercial gyms, and now runs his own online personal training company. Join Colin as he answers your questions, brings on expert guests, and shares personal experiences all to help YOU live the highest quality life possible.

Are you struggling with your health and wellness? Do you feel overwhelmed by the fitness industry? Don't know where to start with nutrition? You are not alone. Colin is a fitness specialist focused on helping people living with chronic health conditions live higher quality lives. He has worked in small personal training studios, CrossFit gyms, big commercial gyms, and now runs his own online personal training company. Join Colin as he answers your questions, brings on expert guests, and shares personal experiences all to help YOU live the highest quality life possible.

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United States

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Are you struggling with your health and wellness? Do you feel overwhelmed by the fitness industry? Don't know where to start with nutrition? You are not alone. Colin is a fitness specialist focused on helping people living with chronic health conditions live higher quality lives. He has worked in small personal training studios, CrossFit gyms, big commercial gyms, and now runs his own online personal training company. Join Colin as he answers your questions, brings on expert guests, and shares personal experiences all to help YOU live the highest quality life possible.

Language:

English

Contact:

8476913943


Episodes

Golf's Fitness Era

4/20/2021
With Hideki Matsuyama just winning the Master's it makes sense to discuss the changes that have happened to the sport over the past 20 years. At this point in history it is expected that any professional athlete is going to devote time and energy into a proper strength and conditioning program as well as nutrition. It took golf a long time to get to this point. In the episode we will explore - The history of strength and conditioning in golf - Who are the major players in the fitness...

Duration:00:32:07

Brady McDaniel: Elite Recovery Chiropractic

3/16/2021
You may have some preconceived ideas of the chiropractic industry before listening to this episode but the reality is that chiropractors are like personal trainers (any other health professional really) there is a range in quality. The goal of this episode is to help you identify the high quality people in the health industry that can help get you to feeling your best. Join Colin in his discussion with Brady McDaniel of Elite Recovery Chiropractic in Naperville, IL. Brady is the...

Duration:00:41:39

Probiotics

2/16/2021
Should you be taking a probiotic? What type of probiotic is best for me? Should you get one that needs to be stored in the fridge? Probiotics are such a tricky topic and with lots of options that it is easy to get overwhelmed by it all. You probably already have some idea of what probiotics should do and have an opinion on them. I know I did. After completing the research for this episode all of my thoughts on probiotics have changed. My hope is that this episode will help make you a more...

Duration:00:19:45

Leila Azarbad: The Psychology of Behavior Change

1/19/2021
Dr. Leila Azarbad is a health psychologist and professor at North Central College. This one is extra special because Colin was a student of her's back in 2014. Colin and Leila discuss behavior change as it relates to weight loss and ways that we can help ourselves become more consistent and less frustrated. Topics include... Resources: https://qualitylifefit.com

Duration:00:59:03

Karli Burridge: Overcoming Obesity

1/12/2021
While this episode is titled overcoming obesity, there is so much information for you regardless of your current health status. My guest this week is Karli Burridge PA-C, MMS, FOMA. She is a nationally recognized expert in obesity medicine. Karli is also the founder of Gaining Health, a company designed to support health care providers who want to incorporate obesity medicine into their medical practice, and to educate the public about the complex condition of obesity. Karli and I...

Duration:00:57:41

Blue Zones

11/17/2020
Blue zones are pockets of the world where people live significantly longer than the rest of us. There are 5 known blue zones. Blue zones do not seem to be location dependent so there must be other reasons that these people live so much longer. That is what we explore in this episode. We will get you some of the common habits across all of the blue zones that you can implement into your own life. Recipe recap: Ribollita (tuscan white bean soup) Exercise of the week: Single leg Romanian...

Duration:00:28:48

Should You Do A Detox?

11/3/2020
We are heading into the holiday season. Which means lots of over indulging in food and alcohol. This is about the time of year that I start to hear people talk about detoxes and cleanses A LOT. Personal trainers, supplement companies, and other health professionals may begin really pushing you to start detoxing and buy detox products. But is it worth it? Is it actually detoxifying you? Today's episode is meant to clear up the information around detoxes and help you stay informed heading...

Duration:00:16:41

Bridget Botelho: Getting To Optimal Health With Your Autoimmune Disease

10/27/2020
Women are disproportionately impacted by autoimmune conditions. A research study conducted by two doctors and Johns Hopkins showed that "8% of the population is affected by autoimmune disease and 78% of that population is women". Autoimmune diseases occur when the body attacks itself for some reason. Conditions include... Bridget Botelho is an integrative health coach who has made it her mission to help women with autoimmune diseases reclaim their lives and not be defined by their...

Duration:00:33:46

Paul Forchione: Overcoming Cerebral Palsy

10/20/2020
According to the Mayo Clinic, cerebral palsy is a group of disorders that affect movement and muscle tone or posture. It's caused by damage that occurs to the immature brain as it develops, most often before birth. Strength training is absolutely necessary to limit atrophy from not moving limbs or a sedentary lifestyle in general. Cerebral palsy can limit one's access to physical activities which can lead to all kinds of secondary diseases (obesity, dyslipidemia, and hypertension). After...

Duration:00:39:57

Is Running The Best Way To Get Fit?

10/16/2020
The default for everyone when beginning exercise is to start running. But is this really the best approach to getting you to your goals? Running typically becomes the default exercise because you don't know what else to do. This is where I come in. In this episode I will layout the best way to live a healthy and fit life... (hint: it involves more than just running) Resources: Website- https://qualitylifefit.com Instagram- https://www.instagram.com/qualitylifefit/ Facebook-...

Duration:00:15:34

Kathryn Bojchuk & Alicia Brust: How To Begin Practicing Yoga Right Now

10/13/2020
Every form of fitness has some barrier to entry. Yoga is no exception. You may think yoga is only for flexible people, or your joints can't handle it, or you're to strong for yoga. Any number of reasons not to do yoga will come out. I can say from first hand experience I was the one that thought yoga was a joke the first time I tried it. I was in the back goofing off and about 5 minutes in I was dripping sweat and my shoulders were on fire. Ever since that moment I have been an advocate...

Duration:00:30:54

Here's What You Need To Know About Exercise And Type 2 Diabetes

10/9/2020
According to the CDC 1 in 10 people have type 2 diabetes. That means about 34 million Americans! These numbers are shocking and need to change. Fortunately exercise has been shown to be an effective form of treatment and prevention for type 2 diabetes. Everyone knows exercise is good for you especially if you have type 2 diabetes, but why? Colin will answer that why for you. He will cover... At the end of the day you are a unique person with unique needs. This episode is meant as an...

Duration:00:19:20

Amanda Bayliss: Exercise for Individuals with Cancer

10/6/2020
According to cancer.gov, in 2020, an estimated 1,806,590 new cases of cancer will be diagnosed in the United States. This stat is alarming and it means that you are or know someone that is impacted by cancer. There is an growing base of evidence showing the benefits exercise can have on the prevention and treatment of cancer. Which is why I am please to have Amanda Bayliss on the show this week. Amanda has been professionally involved in the fitness industry for twenty years as an Exercise...

Duration:00:50:00

Dr. Sara Wynne Ferruzza: Training People with Ehlers Danlos Syndrome

9/29/2020
Ehlers Danlos Syndrome is a rare disorder in the United States. Usually seeing under 200,000 cases per year. Which makes this conversation even more important for the people that do have it. EDS affects the connective tissues in one's body. Meaning it could impact skin, joints, and organs. Proper exercise and physical therapy can help maintain the integrity of the joints. This is where Dr. Sara Wynne Ferruzza steps in. Sara is a doctor of physical therapy as well as a certified strength...

Duration:00:45:09

Tyler Morrison: University of Texas Medical Branch

9/22/2020
Going from recreation gym, to military, to training in a hospital. Pretty interesting evolution in fitness education, and that is exactly what my guest Tyler Morrison did. Tyler is an exercise physiologist with the University of Texas Medical Branch, collaborating with physical therapists and athletic trainers daily for late stage rehab progressions, rehabbing various orthopedic conditions, and return to sport protocols. Not to mention he is also an adjunct Kinesiology and Anatomy &...

Duration:00:51:43

Bob Bell: Floyd's of Leadville Part 2

9/18/2020
Bob is the Vice President at Floyd's and is a stand up guy. I loved talking with him about the company and their products. Floyd's has a great FAQ page on their website which answers a lot of the basic questions around CBD so this interview intentionally avoids those questions. Bob gives great insight into what to look for in CBD products and what really puts Floyd's a cut above the rest. In part one of this two part interview we discuss... I know you'll enjoy this interview and if you...

Duration:00:25:05

Bob Bell: Floyd's of Leadville Part 1

9/15/2020
The growth of CBD over the past few years is insane. It has almost become this miracle supplement that people default to for an answer. I previously did an episode on CBD where I did a deep dive into how it works on the body. One of the resources I used with Floyd's of Leadville, a CBD company based in Colorado. The previous CBD episode had a great response but there were still questions so I figured why not go directly to the source. Enter, Bob Bell. Bob is the Vice President at Floyd's...

Duration:00:34:10

Dr. Nora Wagner: Training Children And Adults With ADHD

9/8/2020
ADHD is an often misunderstood and misrepresented health condition. For those of you that have ADHD or have a family member that does, you know this. You may know what ADHD stands for but do you really know what it is? Probably not. Dr. Nora Wagner is a physical therapist and strength and conditioning specialist that works with children who have ADHD. Nora has her own practice, Physio Links, which is an in-home or online physical therapy and strength and conditioning practice. You will...

Duration:00:47:06

Dr. Nicholas Rolnick: Blood Flow Restriction

9/1/2020
Not sure what blood flow restriction is? Join Nick and I as we discuss the ins and outs of BFR. You'll learn... Dr. Nicholas Rolnick (aka, The Human Performance Mechanic) is a world-class Physical Therapist & Performance Enhancement Specialist based in New York City and an established international authority on Blood Flow Restriction. Nick realized his love for fitness with his passion to help others by earning a Doctorate in Physical Therapy at Columbia University. Nick teaches...

Duration:00:55:39

Ben Kessel: Training the Endurance Athlete

8/25/2020
Ben is the owner of Priority Fitness in Brooklyn, New York where he has been training endurance athletes since 2008. Ben helps both novice and advanced endurance athletes operate at peak performance through a well organized strength and conditioning program. Ben and I discuss Ben and Priority Fitness transitioned to online training due to coronavirus which allows him to work with endurance athletes all over the country. To learn more about Ben and potentially work with him you can find him...

Duration:00:47:18