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Episodes

Episode 043: A Holistic Approach to Movement Therapy featuring Danny Christie

7/10/2018
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Danny Christie is a licensed massage therapist (LMT) as well as a strength coach. He uses both disciplines in order to take a holistic approach to treating people who may have movement or mobility restrictions. Danny holds a B.Sc Sports Rehabilitation degree from Middlesex University in London. In 2008 Danny relocated to Miami from the […]

Duration:00:56:38

Episode 042: 5 Tips to Ensure Progress featuring Chris Mullins

7/4/2018
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Chris Mullins is an integrative strength and conditioning coach based in Boston. In this episode Chris and Jon go over 5 tips to help ensure progress towards your training and health goals. Topics discussed include: Favorite training shoes Goal setting, realistic goals and process goals Setting the right expectations What do you enjoy doing? Set […]

Duration:00:31:32

Episode 041: The 1 Year Anniversary Episode featuring Eirinn Carroll

6/27/2018
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The Pillars of Health Podcast celebrates being one year old this week! Eirinn and Jon discuss a vast array of topics including some of the challenges early on associated with getting the podcast started. Some other topics that come up in this weeks episode include: A review of podcast episodes Inspirational podcasts we listen to […]

Duration:00:23:37

Episode 040: Empowering People in Health and Wellness featuring Andy Ellner

6/20/2018
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Andy Ellner is the co-founder and chief executive officer at Firefly Health in Boston. Andy was the founding co-director of Harvard Medical School’s Center for Primary Care, and founding director for Harvard Medical School’s Program in Primary Care and Social Change. He holds an MD from Harvard Medical School and an MSc from the London School […]

Duration:00:44:52

Episode 039: Staying on Track While You Travel featuring Eirinn Carroll

6/13/2018
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Eirinn Carroll is a strength and performance coach based in Boston. Staying on track while you travel can be a lot harder than people think with the poor food choices on offer in airports and hotels. In order to find a way around these common road blocks when it comes to your health and fitness […]

Duration:00:21:25

Episode 038: Exercise as a Stress Reliever or a Stress Amplifier featuring Alex Tanskey

6/6/2018
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Alex Tanskey is an integrative strength and performance coach based in Raleigh, North Carolina. People using exercise as a stress reliever is a common situation both Alex and Jon encounter on a weekly basis in their coaching. Are we really lowering stress with exercise or is it making the problem worse? Well, that depends. Topics […]

Duration:00:23:46

Episode 037: Stretching, Breathing and Why We Can Do Better featuring Rua Gilna

5/30/2018
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Rua Gilna is a strength coach based in New York City. Originally from Ireland, Rua grew up using training as a way to excel in sports and tries to empower this same feeling to others through his coaching. Rua is now the head of personal training at the Wright Fit gym in New York as […]

Duration:01:02:50

Episode 036: Weight Loss Myopia featuring Alex Tanskey

5/23/2018
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Alex Tanskey is an Integrative Strength and Performance Coach based in Raleigh, North Carolina. Alex discusses some common issues that can hold people back from achieving their goals when it comes to weight loss. Some areas covered in this episode include: Is perfect the enemy of good when it comes to nutrition? Covering the basics […]

Duration:00:20:53

Episode 035: Understanding the Knees featuring Chris Mullins

5/16/2018
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Chris Mullins is a Boston based strength and conditioning coach. Chris joins Jon on the podcast to discuss the knees and everything that goes with this awesome joint. The guys go over the following talking points: What makes up the knee Joint mechanics Compensatory mechanics The influence of the pelvis on the knee The influence […]

Duration:00:39:45

Episode 034: Lessons & Experiences from China featuring Dan McGinley

5/9/2018
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Dan McGinley is a strength and conditioning coach at Mike Boyle Strength and Conditioning in Woburn, Massachusetts. Dan recently spent eighteen months living and working in China with some top level Chinese athletes. Dan immersed himself in the culture and the language in order to improve his transition from life in the USA to life […]

Duration:01:05:22

Episode 033: 4 Fitness Mistakes to Avoid featuring Alex Tanskey

5/2/2018
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Alex Tanskey is an Integrative Strength and Performance coach and a StrongFirst level II instructor. Jon and Alex discuss four common mistakes when it comes to training and your health. The guys also discuss better options when it comes to each of the following. Decreasing calories and increasing activity Not prioritizing recovery Looking for a […]

Duration:00:21:30

Episode 032: Optimizing the Female Athlete & Managing the Four Pillars featuring Kaitlyn Pimentel

4/25/2018
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Kaitlyn Pimentel is a PGA member and former collegiate golfer at Methodist University. She is now a strength coach who incorporates an all around approach in order to help the people she trains. Kaitlyn’s phrase, “It’s not just about sets and reps” is a refreshing approach which we fully support here at The Pillars of […]

Duration:00:47:39

Episode 031: Planning to Achieve Your Goals & Why You Need to Prioritize Happiness featuring Tina Morin

4/18/2018
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Tina Morin is a Strongfirst level II coach and also the owner of Morin Strength and Conditioning located in Norwell and Weymouth in Massachusetts. Jon discusses Tina’s change from corporate America into the fitness industry and how she went about making such a drastic career change. Other topics discussed include: Tina’s biggest lessons so far […]

Duration:01:05:45

Episode 030: The Intensity Mindset, Recovery & Morpheus featuring Joel Jamieson

4/11/2018
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Joel Jamieson is a best-selling author and one of the world’s foremost authorities on strength, conditioning, and energy systems. His training strategies have been used by thousands of elite performers and top athletes worldwide, including the Navy Seals, UFC champions, and dozens of teams from the NFL, NBA, MLS, NCAA and more. In this episode Jon […]

Duration:00:45:10

Episode 029: Life as a Gym Owner & Managing the Pillars of Health featuring Jay Weedall

4/4/2018
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Jay Weedall is from Manchester in England. He founded and co-owns Ethos Fitness and Performance in Boston. Jay and Jon catch up on football, how Jay has transitioned from the corporate gym setting to running his own place and everything he has learned along the way so far. Other topics include: Instilling confidence in people […]

Duration:01:33:25

Episode 028: 10 Ways to Save Money featuring Eirinn Carroll

3/28/2018
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Money can be a source of extreme stress for a lot of people. Debt can snowball and create negative knock on effects when it comes to managing the four pillars of health. With financial debt hitting record highs in the USA according to NBC, the issue is not going away and solutions need to be […]

Duration:00:33:49

Episode 027: 4 Ways to Vet Your Trainer featuring Alex Tanskey

3/21/2018
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What characteristics or standards do you look for in a potential coach or trainer? This episode originated from a listener question and allows Alex and Jon to discuss four stand out areas that you should look for in a good coach. These standards include: The importance of assessments Why continuing education is crucial The role […]

Duration:00:13:50

Episode 026: How to Stop Complaining & Improve Your Mindset featuring Cianna Stewart

3/14/2018
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Cianna Stewart is the author of “No Complaints: How to Stop Sabotaging Your Own Joy” and todays guest on the podcast. The book offers a fantastic foundation to help anyone create moments of self realization and take charge of your current outlook on life. This can lead to more awareness and self development towards […]

Duration:00:56:42

Episode 025: Understanding the Deadlift featuring Alex Tanskey

3/7/2018
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Deadlifts, what are they good for? We address that question as well as many others on this episode of the pillars of health. Alex Tanskey joins Jon to discuss deadlifts, what they are exactly, why you should learn proper technique and the benefits of including them in your training program. Other talking points include: […]

Duration:00:15:57

Episode 024: Streamlining Healthcare, Overcoming Adversity & Managing the Four Pillars featuring Brendon Rearick

2/28/2018
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How to improve the current healthcare model, overcoming a life threatening illness and managing the four pillars of health are among the topics Jon discusses with Brendon Rearick on this episode. Brendon is a San Francisco based strength coach who owns Movement as Medicine with Kevin Carr. He is also part of Certified Functional Strength […]

Duration:01:09:06