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Think Fit. Be Fit. Effective thinking for potent workouts Think Fit. Be Fit. is dedicated to creating a new conversation about your exercise. Our podcast helps to uncover how the fitness industry has misled us, and it will show you that if you believe in your ability to improve your body through exercise, you don’t need to rely on diluted or shallow information. From there, you can then educate yourself about the thing you are trying to change – your body! Then, by engaging in a process of self-mastery, you will discover the secrets of exercise. Think Fit. Be Fit. ensures that people don’t miss out on living a better life because they don't understand that body awareness is a combination of taking feedback, listening, and learning – not self-judgement and meeting societal expectations. We encourage our listeners to not choose unhappiness over uncertainty and to embrace the process! Jennifer Schwartz, host and founder of Impact Your Fitness and Impact Sport Science Group, has helped hundreds of athletes and people around Washington, DC, move without pain and exercise to their fullest potential. Her techniques are best described as the intersection of exercise mechanics, muscle expertise, and embracing curiosity. In Jennifer’s view, the human body is a wonderful teacher if you know how to listen to it, and being open and having fun is part of that amazing process!

Think Fit. Be Fit. Effective thinking for potent workouts Think Fit. Be Fit. is dedicated to creating a new conversation about your exercise. Our podcast helps to uncover how the fitness industry has misled us, and it will show you that if you believe in your ability to improve your body through exercise, you don’t need to rely on diluted or shallow information. From there, you can then educate yourself about the thing you are trying to change – your body! Then, by engaging in a process of self-mastery, you will discover the secrets of exercise. Think Fit. Be Fit. ensures that people don’t miss out on living a better life because they don't understand that body awareness is a combination of taking feedback, listening, and learning – not self-judgement and meeting societal expectations. We encourage our listeners to not choose unhappiness over uncertainty and to embrace the process! Jennifer Schwartz, host and founder of Impact Your Fitness and Impact Sport Science Group, has helped hundreds of athletes and people around Washington, DC, move without pain and exercise to their fullest potential. Her techniques are best described as the intersection of exercise mechanics, muscle expertise, and embracing curiosity. In Jennifer’s view, the human body is a wonderful teacher if you know how to listen to it, and being open and having fun is part of that amazing process!

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United States

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Think Fit. Be Fit. Effective thinking for potent workouts Think Fit. Be Fit. is dedicated to creating a new conversation about your exercise. Our podcast helps to uncover how the fitness industry has misled us, and it will show you that if you believe in your ability to improve your body through exercise, you don’t need to rely on diluted or shallow information. From there, you can then educate yourself about the thing you are trying to change – your body! Then, by engaging in a process of self-mastery, you will discover the secrets of exercise. Think Fit. Be Fit. ensures that people don’t miss out on living a better life because they don't understand that body awareness is a combination of taking feedback, listening, and learning – not self-judgement and meeting societal expectations. We encourage our listeners to not choose unhappiness over uncertainty and to embrace the process! Jennifer Schwartz, host and founder of Impact Your Fitness and Impact Sport Science Group, has helped hundreds of athletes and people around Washington, DC, move without pain and exercise to their fullest potential. Her techniques are best described as the intersection of exercise mechanics, muscle expertise, and embracing curiosity. In Jennifer’s view, the human body is a wonderful teacher if you know how to listen to it, and being open and having fun is part of that amazing process!

Twitter:

@jennimpact

Language:

English

Contact:

5714328430


Episodes

The “F” Word, Part 2

11/18/2020
The FUN continues as Dr. Juris and Gregory peel away layers of the onion that is functional training. They change the narrative on what it means to be functional, and explore the various available tools and modalities that can help enhance function. They conclude by offering practical advice on designing truly functional solutions. Listen to what lies beneath! In part two of this episode the duo cuts to the chase and gets down to what really matters. Ask yourself, when it comes to your...

Duration:01:18:58

Trevor Salzman on Foundations and Strength for Golf part 2

11/16/2020
One of the beautiful things about golf is that adjusting, learning and respecting the foundations are all constants. This two part conversation dives deep into aspects of golf foundations and unconventional, deep topics about improvement. In the first episode we discussed the mobility and strength for golf. In this episode we focus on the real target which is going from confidence in the body to high performance. This conversation uncovers. Trevor even discusses common mistakes that we...

Duration:00:50:39

The “F” Word, Part 1

11/11/2020
It’s time to poke the bear! In this, the first of a two-part series, Dr. J and Gregory take a critical look at functional training. They’ll evaluate some of the conventional thinking around the “F” word, turn it upside down and inside out, and present some enlightening research that’ll really make you reconsider your assumptions. Finally, they’ll redefine what it really means to train functionally. Join Fitness for Consumption in part one of this episode in which they stir up some real...

Duration:01:20:48

Trevor Salzman on Foundations and Strength for Golf part 1

11/9/2020
One of the beautiful things about golf is that adjusting, learning and respecting the foundations are constants. This two part conversation dives deep into aspects of golf foundations and golf strength training that are evolving, unconventional and deep topics. Jennifer’s experience with Muscle Activation Techniques™ influences her approach with golfer’s and strength training for golf and is an inside view to Bryson DeChambeau's recent strength gains. This inside point of view to one of the...

Duration:00:59:21

The Fitness Ecosystem

11/4/2020
Dr. Juris and Gregory continue the exploration of fitness with an insightful discussion of how we solve movement problems, and how we structure our workouts and programs to produce specific, goal-oriented, adaptations. They wrap things up by suggesting that the best fitness outcomes are the product of an inclusive, holistic, fitness ecosystem. In our previous episode we introduced a new definition of fitness and its constituent parts. We established that an exercise is essentially a...

Duration:00:42:19

Why We Move

11/2/2020
Fitness is as fitness does. Are we really fit? For what? In this inaugural episode, Dr. Paul Juris and Gregory Gordon, MA tackle the very notion of fitness, seen through the lens of human movement science. They offer a new definition of fitness, from the perspective of, “why we move.” What is fitness? Well, that’s sort of like asking, what is a car or what is a dog? Of course, you know what it is, and you assume everyone else also knows what you know. When you start scratching a little bit...

Duration:01:10:07

A Glossary for Smart Exercise

10/26/2020
Welcome to a short solo-cast with Jennifer on Think Fit. Be Fit podcast, where we love the idea of smart exercise, having a strategic mindset and using academic support for choosing our best exercise. Jennifer introduces a concept that helps her read scientific articles, apply smart exercise with clients and introduce academic concepts on the podcast. We are dedicated to being a breath of empowered air for your fitness mindset. This episode is a perfect place to start if you are ready to...

Duration:00:24:55

Fitness for Consumption on Think Fit. Be Fit. podcast

10/21/2020
Strategy for exercise can make you boundless- but where do we start? It turns out ‘following party lines’ is relevant and deleterious in exercise too. The information in this landmark episode of Think Fit. Be Fit. podcast has the potential to completely change the way you view exercise which is a major step in strategically applying the best exercise for your body. This of course challenges our thinking about exercise, which is our topic today along with the exciting introduction of our...

Duration:00:58:11

Seth Blee PT, DPT of the Washington Nationals discusses Integrative Sports Medicine & Physical Therapy

10/14/2020
A sharp mindset is not only helpful in our exercise, but it can also be an edge for the athlete or anyone who loves science with their fitness . Our guest today is esteemed Physical Therapist, Dr. Seth Blee of Inova Sports Medicine and is the head Physical Therapist for the Washington Nationals and Washington Spirit and recently featured on ESPN in the E60 documentary of Alex Smith of the Washington Football Team. One of the main topics of this episode is Seth's unique approach to Physical...

Duration:01:08:27

Kika Mela Discusses Life after a Professional Horse Jockey Career

10/7/2020
Understanding the importance of bodywork and being physically fit for professional sports is something that Kika Mela of Mela Therapeutics and Ki-Ro Core Trainer knows both from her experience as an athlete and working with them for over a decade in South Florida. This episode is an open conversation about her experience that spans finding purpose in retirement, retiring from professional sports with your body intact and Jennifer and Kika even touch on sexual harassment. Topics...

Duration:01:26:54

Four Reasons to Upgrade Your Exercise

10/5/2020
The exercise industry loves to talk about your goals, and losing weight, or celebrating a hot bod but no one is discussing the things that actually matter – the way we approach and think about exercise. Most popular fitness models are built on straw man logic and binary thinking that focuses on unimportant knowledge. In this solocast, Jennifer shares 4 reasons to upgrade your exercise because there is so much more to improving your body than what we’ve been led to believe. She even shares...

Duration:00:33:12

Shirley Archer on Mindful Presence with Exercise and Being an Evidence Based Thought Leader

8/31/2020
What can you integrate in 10 minutes to change your health and improve your immune system? Being mindful and present for 10 minutes a day can actualize all the things we want from exercise! Mindfulness is much more than sitting still. It’s a way to self lead and become your strongest self. While we can appreciate that science is catching up to the ancient wisdom of mindfulness, pop fitness culture tends to run away with these terms without taking a moment to study its origins nor proven...

Duration:01:25:42

Pamela Gold on Enhancing our Capacity to Thrive

8/26/2020
This conversation with Pamela Gold, Founder of Hackd Fitness and Jennifer is full of radical insights into an energetic approach to actualizing body potential. Enhancing our capacity to thrive is part fascination with how the body can change itself and part exploration of making room for new beliefs about our body. This episode showcases both of these concepts and more. Pamela has been passionate about mind, body and spirit optimization from a very young age. An overachiever from the...

Duration:01:29:11

How Jenn is Training Glutes and Insights on Building Muscle for Women

8/19/2020
The trendiness of glute exercises and showcasing a well built behind is here to stay. This episode is packed with insights on how women can efficiently build muscle in the legs, hips and glutes. Jenn features her training philosophy, reflections and why working with a barbell is essential for her. We are also featuring two experts in the field of strength training and conditioning that can support women of all sizes to build the body of their dreams. Topics discussed: Different ways...

Duration:01:33:42

Kori Reigel DPT on Physical Therapy in an Energetic Matrix

8/12/2020
Physical Therapy within an energetic matrix is how Kori Reigel DPT of One2One Physical Therapy integrates healing for injuries, pain and bringing balance to the entire body. Kori and Jenn discuss how Biofield tuning can turn on your inner compass and help your body heal from injury and pain. When we are healthy and without injury we can use energetic sound healing (in the Biofield) to know how hard to push our bodies and provide equilibrium for recovery. Kori is a graduate of University of...

Duration:01:23:28

Matthew Stampe LAc on Body Wisdom, Balance and Athletic Performance with Oriental Medicine

8/10/2020
According to Matthew Stampe LAc of Nova Acupuncture we can cultivate a balanced life at home with the wisdom of Oriental Medicine. In this episode Think Fit. Be Fit. podcast shares the nuts and bolts of acupuncture, Tai Chi, and moving energy in the body as well as thoughts on COVID, the immune system and being our healthiest. Jennifer and Matthew Stampe discuss several topics related to how acupuncture has improved her life, is a mainstay in how she maintains her health and about how the...

Duration:01:26:48

Mariska Breland, Tara Becker and Jenn on Pull-ups, Pilates, Strength Training and the Fuse Ladder

7/29/2020
This episode was originally inspired by the Fuse Ladder and how much we use it in the Alexandria studio, Impact Your Fitness. Mariska Breland, the creator of the Fuse Ladder, a patented 8 in 1 fitness apparatus, sat down with Jenn and Tara to discuss all of our favorite things about the Fuse Ladder. There are so many important topics brought up in this conversation between three women who view strength as more important than correct form and looking pretty in yoga poses. If you’re a...

Duration:01:15:03

The 8 things I've learned about Functional Medicine as a healthy person

7/22/2020
As you may have noticed by now; being healthy drives my motivation. Today's episode was inspired by my own personal health journey with functional medicine What you'll learn in this episode Fout things I’ve learned about Functional Medicine on a societal level and working alongside these practitionershow my personal healthcare depends on the philosophy of functional medicine to be accurate plus the four things I’ve been contemplating about that. links of interest: Hamstring Freedom...

Duration:00:37:28

Dr Anca Sisu MD on a Functional Medicine Approach to Whole Body Fitness

7/20/2020
Optimal health and fitness doesn’t have to be a guessing game. Chronic illness, aging, old injuries or stress can get in the way of whole body fitness and feeling good while moving. Functional Medicine can reverse the negative impacts of stress and life on our body. A guided approach to whole health and fitness starts with measurements and data that the typical doc does not offer. Functional Medicine is the future. If you want to realize the potential of your body with blood work, stool and...

Duration:01:00:16

Best of 2020 January - June

7/13/2020
Gregory Gordon MA of Exercise Intelligence joins Jenn for a special recap episode! Check out the blog on our most downloaded shows of 2020 with notes on the content: https://www.thinkfitbefitpodcast.com/our-most-popular-episodes-january-june-2020/ As we start the second half of 2020, we have seen our community grow tremendously and we thank you for your support! If you are a long time listener and are looking for ways to help us grow, we’re grateful for you! Here’s a few...

Duration:01:25:55