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Episode 069: Creating Buy In & The Future of Fitness featuring Brendon Rearick

1/16/2019
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Brendon Rearick is a strength and performance coach living in San Francisco. He is co-owner of Movement as Medicine and in this episode Brendon discusses how he goes about creating buy in with new trainees and what he thinks the future holds for the fitness industry.

Duration:00:43:06

Episode 068: 5 Strategies to Improve Cognitive Health & Decoding Sport Specific Training featuring Kevin Carr

1/9/2019
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Kevin Carr is a strength and performance coach at Mike Boyle Strength and Conditioning and Movement as Medicine in Boston. Kevin discusses how to go about improving cognitive health from a training and life perspective and the benefits of "training your brain". We also go about figuring out what people mean by sport specific training and what that really means for the athlete and the strength coach.

Duration:00:37:32

Episode 067: The Importance of Novel Training in a Program featuring Chris Mullins

1/2/2019
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Chris Mullins is an integrative strength coach and in this episode he discusses novel training and why it is important to include in your strength training program.

Duration:00:38:40

Episode 066: Your Holiday Mindset & Small Business Expansion Lessons featuring Jay Weedall

12/26/2018
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Jay Weedall, co-owner of Ethos Fitness and Performance in Boston joins Jon for a holiday edition of the podcast. Jay goes over his advice for the holidays when it comes to training and eating and it is all geared towards shaping your mindset. In the second part of the interview Jay discusses the challenges of expanding as a gym owner and the lessons he has learned through the process.

Duration:00:50:37

Episode 065: Happiness & Why Moderation is Overrated featuring Dr. Anna Akbari

12/19/2018
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Dr. Anna Akbari is a sociologist,writer, speaker and innovation consultant. She is a former professor in the department of Media, Culture, and Communication and the Visual Culture MA program at New York University, as well as Parsons The New School for Design. Anna's area of research focuses on visual and virtual presentation, technology and human intersects, and happiness and well-being. She is also a very highly regarded guest on Jude Angelini's "All Out Show" on Shade 45 on Sirius XM...

Duration:00:26:52

Episode 064: Energy Systems & The Heart featuring Alex Tanskey

12/12/2018
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Following on from episode sixty-two, this time Jon and Alex delve into the different types of energy systems in the body and the role of the heart in improving conditioning.

Duration:00:19:53

Episode 063: A Deeper Understanding of Sleep, the Brain & Sleep Issues featuring Stephanie Romiszewski

12/5/2018
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Stephanie Romiszewski is a sleep physiologist at the Sleepyhead Clinic in Devon, England. With a background in behavioral sleep medicine and psychology, Stephanie also assisted with sleep research at Harvard Medical School. Since then she has gone on to work in NHS sleep centers diagnosing and treating sleep disorders as well as seeing clients at her clinic. Stephanie is currently taking applicants for her sleep course and you can find a link below to sign up. In this episode Stephanie and...

Duration:00:57:54

Episode 062: Benefits of Conditioning & Key Markers featuring Alex Tanskey

11/28/2018
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What are the health benefits of different types of conditioning? Also, what are some key markers that we can look to as accurate indicators of general health when it comes to your heart? Alex and Jon team up to discuss the reasons behind different types of conditioning they prescribe in their client programs and what markers they look to for deeper insight. Show Notes Study: ”Lack of Exercise is a Major Cause of Chronic Diseases” Study: ”Does Physical Activity Increase Life Expectancy?”...

Duration:00:28:01

Episode 061: 15 Books You Should Read featuring Brendon Rearick

11/21/2018
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Brendon Rearick drops in to discuss fifteen standout books he has read and or listened to over the last year. Brendon is a strength coach in the San Francisco area who works with clients on a daily basis. He also helps coach other coaches through the Certified Functional Strength Coach program with Mike Boyle Strength and Conditioning. Brendon is also co-owner of Movement as Medicine with fellow strength coach Kevin Carr. In this episode of the Pillars of Health, Brendon categorizes the...

Duration:00:38:26

Episode 060: Navigating Pregnancy Nutrition featuring Dr. Lindsay Tanskey

11/14/2018
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Eirinn took over the podcast for this weeks episode and managed to snag Dr. Lindsay Tanskey right before her due date to discuss how she has been navigating nutrition while she is pregnant. In this episode Eirinn and Lindsay discuss the following: The most unexpected part of pregnancy Lindsay's nutritional philosophy How pregnancy has affected Lindsay's nutritional approach Supplements and vitamins to consider when pregnant Foods to avoid while pregnant Heartburn and foods that trigger it A...

Duration:00:34:57

Episode 059: Training For & Competing In the Tactical Strength Challenge featuring Eirinn Carroll & Alex Tanskey

11/7/2018
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Are you looking to add purpose and direction to your strength training? The Tactical Strength Challenge from Strongfirst offers a unique challenge in raw strength in the form of a deadlift, a relative strength with pull-ups and conditioning via the kettlebell snatch test. Eirinn, Alex and Jon go over the following in this episode: What is tested in the TSC? Classes of Competition to choose from when competing in the TSC Main training focus leading up to the day of competition Training week...

Duration:00:39:27

Episode 058: Rules for Life featuring Eirinn Carroll

10/31/2018
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Are you the type of person who needs a little structure in order to operate to your potential everyday or do you just have some guidelines you prioritize as you go through life? Eirinn and Jon discuss their rules for life and why they think they're important. Leave us a review on iTunes Podcast beat created by DJ Rugged One The Pillars of Health on Instagram: @thepillars_of_health_pod The Pillars of Health on Facebook: @thepillarsofhealthpod

Duration:00:24:40

Episode 057: Stress Management Strategies featuring Eirinn Carroll

10/24/2018
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Stress is unavoidable in life. There are also forms of stress that could be classified as good and bad in relation to your health. Bad stress can become chronic and as a result of this prolonged stress on the system we can become susceptible to adverse health conditions. Eirinn joins the discussion with Jon to go over the good and bad forms of stress and strategies to help you effectively manage the bad forms of stress. The Pillars of Health on Instagram: @thepillars_of_health_pod The...

Duration:00:21:57

Episode 056: Trusting the Process & Training Hard featuring Alex Tanskey & Eirinn Carroll

10/17/2018
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What does it mean to trust the process in a world where we want everything right now? Jon, Eirinn and Alex discuss what it means to really "trust the process" when it comes to your training and also how can you develop the ability to truly train hard? The Pillars of Health on Instagram: @thepillars_of_health_pod The Pillars of Health on Facebook: @thepillarsofhealthpod

Duration:00:42:53

Episode 055: 10 Sleep Tips featuring Eirinn Carroll

10/10/2018
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Adequate sleep is necessary for physical renewal, hormonal regulation and growth. Sleep is also the number one natural performance enhancer available. Studies have shown that not getting enough sleep can lead to some pretty adverse health conditions. In this episode, Eirinn and Jon detail why sleep is important, the phases of sleep and what happens during each phase of sleep. Other topics discussed include. What happens when we don't get enough sleep Beta amyloid and Alzheimer's disease...

Duration:00:35:42

Episode 054: 5 Reasons Not to Train Exclusively Like a Bodybuilder featuring Alex Tanskey

10/3/2018
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Do you train like a bodybuilder? In this weeks episode Alex and Jon discuss different ways to go about your training in order to optimize how you feel and still reach your goals if you are a non competing individual who trains a body part split much like how bodybuilders like to divide their training into different body parts. The main points covered include: Train movements not muscles Training for health versus aesthetics Is this modality of training sustainable? Why bulking and cutting...

Duration:00:32:43

Episode 053: A Precision Nutrition Approach to Food featuring Eirinn Carroll

9/26/2018
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Eirinn Carroll is a strength coach and also a Precision Nutrition level one certified coach. In this episode, Eirinn discusses how she approaches food with her clients and how to go about applying a precision nutrition lens to such a complex topic. They also jump into topics such as food principles, the perfect diet, creating new habits when it comes to food and why you need to establish skills when it comes to food choice and preparation. Show Notes The Precision Nutrition Hand Portion...

Duration:00:27:45

Episode 052: From Harvard to Kingston City FC & Making Your Dream a Reality featuring Oliver White

9/19/2018
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Oliver White is a soccer player with Kingston City FC, an Australian soccer club from Clayton South, Victoria. Kingston City FC compete in the National Premier Leagues Victoria. Oliver grew up in Boston, Massachusetts and played club soccer with multiple teams while growing up in the US. He went on to play collegiate soccer at Harvard University as a student athlete where he tallied nine goals and five assists over the course of his collegiate career. Jon and Oliver crossed paths as Oliver...

Duration:00:50:54

Episode 051: Training for Health versus Performance, Social Media in Fitness & Integrating Perspective featuring Miguel Aragoncillo

9/12/2018
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Miguel Aragoncillo is a strength coach at Cressey Sports Performance in Massachusetts. He currently works with a mix of athletes and people in general. Miguel provides a detailed look into the differences between training for health versus performance as well as what musical era he would like to travel back in time to. Other topics include: Breakdancing A definition of health Training for health versus performance Creating variability for health Managing training expectations for people and...

Duration:00:49:15

Episode 050: Holistic Dental Health featuring Dr. Michael Mayr, DMD

9/4/2018
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Dr. Michael Mayr, DMD, went to Boston University where he received his Doctorate of Dental Medicine. He is also an Accredited Member of the International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology (IAOMT). Dr. Mayr joins Jon on the podcast to discuss holistic dental health, where he goes into detail on current topics in the headlines such as mercury fillings and why you are better off getting them removed. Dr.Mayr also delves into whether we as a society are over dosing on fluoride and how...

Duration:00:54:05