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Real talk on fitness and nutrition challenging the underlying assumptions behind health claims, zealots, and bro science.

Real talk on fitness and nutrition challenging the underlying assumptions behind health claims, zealots, and bro science.

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United States

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Real talk on fitness and nutrition challenging the underlying assumptions behind health claims, zealots, and bro science.

Language:

English

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Episodes

Episode 13: Is Weight Loss an All or Nothing Pursuit?

10/30/2020
In Episode 13: Is Weight Loss an All or Nothing Pursuit, Geof and Todd discuss whether they believe that weight loss can be achieved by incorporating small changes into your life over time or whether drastic changes are necessary to lose weight and keep it off.

Duration:00:33:47

Episode 12: Why You Can't Lose Weight with (Just) Exercise

10/16/2020
In Episode 12: Why You Can’t Lose Weight with (Just) Exercise, Geof and Todd discuss how exercise, in and of itself, is ineffective for losing weight. The reason being is that it is far too easy to consume calories and very, very difficult to burn them. Despite this calories in/calories out relationship, the fitness industry is all too eager to sell weight loss solutions even though weight loss is one of the things the fitness industry is the worst at doing. So why does the fitness industry...

Duration:00:33:26

Episode 11: Bodies Come in All Shapes and Sizes

9/30/2020
In Episode 11: Bodies Come in All Shapes and Sizes, Geof and Todd discuss how humans come in all shapes and sizes, how everyone responds so differently to the same exact diet and exercise routine, why it is so important to find exercises you like and foods you enjoy, that your diet and exercise preferences match your goals, and why you should only compare yourself to yourself.

Duration:00:32:34

Episode 10: Trying to Get Something for Nothing

9/10/2020
In Episode 10: Trying to Get Something for Nothing, Geof and Todd discuss how the health & wellness industry is all too eager to sell you tips, tricks, and hacks to not only help you maximize the health of your diet and your workout efficiency but to get more than you proverbially paid for (put in the work for) by “tricking” your physiology. More often than not these hacks do not work and if they do work in the short term tend to have very little translational benefit in long-term health....

Duration:00:34:59

Episode 09: Expecting Too Much Too Soon

8/20/2020
In Episode 09: Expecting Too Much Too Soon, Geof and Todd discuss how changing your body, whether that means losing weight, building muscle or eating healthier takes a long time and more effort than you probably expect it to take. Marketers will sell you solutions that claim to get you to where you want to go within a matter of days and weeks when in reality it is more than likely going to take you months and years to reach your ultimate destination. On the way to achieving your BIG goal it...

Duration:00:36:09

Episode 08: Your Body Type Helps You Find Your Activity

8/5/2020
In Episode 08: Your Body Type Helps You Find Your Activity, Geof and Todd discuss how peoples' bodies come in all shapes and sizes, shapes and sizes that make certain sports and activities more conducive to one body type or another. Some people aren't built for running while others probably won't be very good at powerlifting. We suggest finding something you like (even if you aren't built for it) but at the same time taking into consideration the strengths and weaknesses of your particular...

Duration:00:27:45

Episode 07: Food Guilt

7/17/2020
In Episode 07: Food Guilt, Geof and Todd discuss what food guilt means to them, when they experience it, and how they and others have found that meal planning, accountability, identifying the difference between a snack and an indulgence, and pre-determining their weekly indulgences has helped them to avoid food guilt and allow them to enjoy foods that would otherwise make some people experience food guilt. For a link to our full post on our website, please click here.

Duration:00:46:20

Episode 06: The Quantification Debacle

7/2/2020
In Episode 06: The Quantification Debacle, Geof and Todd discuss why they think that when it comes to your health & wellness (with the advent of technology) that we are stuck quantifying an endless number of metrics (i.e. steps, body fat percentage, metabolic rate, macronutrient intake, sleep, heart rate) that may or may not help us achieve our health goals. More isn’t always better and just because you can measure something doesn’t mean that is useful to you. We also discuss how, at the...

Duration:00:43:00

Episode 05: What the Hell is Toning Anyways?

6/18/2020
In Episode 05: What the Hell is Toning Anyways?, Geof and Todd discuss what they think “toning” is (other than marketing language), how it really doesn’t have a definition, is more of a journey than a destination, and if your goal is “to tone” what steps you might want to take to do so. For a link to our full post on toning please click here.

Duration:00:40:54

Episode 04: Nutrition Superstitions

6/4/2020
In Episode 04: Nutrition Superstitions Geof and Todd discuss how even the experts (Todd) make erroneous correlations between diet and health and suggest that you critically think about some of the nutrition superstitions that you may hold. If they provide you value (health) we say, keep them but if they could be holding you back or causing you harm, it’s time to change. Click here to read more about our Nutrition Superstitions.

Duration:00:31:17

Episode 03: What is Your Biggest Fitness Failure?

5/21/2020
In Episode 03: What is Your Biggest Fitness Failure?, Todd and Geof talk about some of the biggest mistakes they’ve made in their own fitness journeys including some of the fads they’ve fallen for, how knowing what to do is different from actually doing it, and the lessons that we’ve learned along the way. Click here to read more about our biggest fitness failures.

Duration:00:45:00

Episode 02: The Pornification of Fitness

5/8/2020
Shirtless men and spandex wearing women leaving very little to the imagination, this is "The Pornification of Fitness". Instagram models, YouTube videos, billboards, you can't escape these ads and what they imply, that you're not good enough and need to be working towards this idea body image. Todd & Geof discuss why these ideals are not helpful, are probably harmful, and what a more helpful approach to fitness might be instead. Click here for our full written review of this topic.

Duration:00:36:20

Episode 01: Why We Started This Podcast

4/24/2020
Todd & Geof talk about why they started the podcast This May Help You? and what the pod is going to be about. For a link to our full post description please click here.

Duration:00:15:03