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Welcome to Thrive Forever Fit with Jay Nixon. The mission of this podcast is to Disrupt, Inspire and Transform the way you think speak and act in the areas of nutrition, fitness, and mindset.

Welcome to Thrive Forever Fit with Jay Nixon. The mission of this podcast is to Disrupt, Inspire and Transform the way you think speak and act in the areas of nutrition, fitness, and mindset.

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United States

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Anchor FM

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Welcome to Thrive Forever Fit with Jay Nixon. The mission of this podcast is to Disrupt, Inspire and Transform the way you think speak and act in the areas of nutrition, fitness, and mindset.

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English


Episodes

Episode 96: The Check The Box Mindset

8/3/2020
The Check The Box Mindset In this episode, I will tell you why your "check the box" mentality holds you back from all your success. Checking the box is the equivalent of getting excited about receiving a participation ribbon. Not only is it holding you back, but it creates a damaging false belief that you're doing everything you can. It has become your best and deadliest excuse. Because if you're checking the box and doing everything you "can," then it must be someone else's fault. Let...

Duration:00:18:14

Episode 95: Time Under Tension

7/27/2020
Time Under Tension The purpose to today’s show is to help you get comfortable under tension. Not only is it important that you develop the ability to positively apply tension to your body and brain it is imperative if you desire a life of awesomeness. Your body and your brain are very similar to the respects of how they grow and evolve. Both respond and grow based on Time Under Tension. I will add the caveat that the tension needs to be POSITIVE with regard to the tension. Positive...

Duration:00:14:03

Episode 94: Don’t Step In The Dog Sh*t

7/18/2020
Don’t Step In The Dog Sh*t Today show is designed to help you stay sane amid our current toxic social media-driven madness. I'm going to start with this little thought that will help you the next time you get thoroughly pissed off and write a 27-page response or rebuttal to something you read online. "Getting offended by something posted on social media is like choosing to step in dog shit instead of walking around it." I have a meme saved on my phone. It's a picture of Will Ferrell with...

Duration:00:20:41

Episode 93: 4 Steps To Regaining Your Lost Momentum

7/13/2020
4 Steps To Regaining Your Lost Momentum In the week's episode, I discuss why it's 100% normal that you have lost momentum. Plus, I give you a proven four-step strategy for creating positive momentum. You're going to love it. First, let's touch on the four common reasons people lose momentum. 1. Broken Promises: Breaking promises to yourself destroys self-belief and builds negative momentum Chapter 8 of The Overweight Mind is titled "What You Do In The Dark" ~ What you do when no-one is...

Duration:00:26:59

Episode 92: Booby-Trapped

7/7/2020
Booby-Trapped In the week's episode, I discuss why the path of least resistance is always booby-trapped. This is true in areas of war and all areas of life. The wish is that that path to success is a straight line. The reality is that the line is rarely straight, and it requires grit and determination and advanced navigating skills. Eco-Challenge ~ Adventure Racing ~ Military ~ YOU Weight Loss: The hack, the quick fix, the fad, the magic pill, or potion ~ the bright shiny...

Duration:00:27:16

Episode 91: Eight Lessons I've Learned

6/29/2020
Eight Lessons I've Learned In the week's episode, I discuss the eight lessons I’ve learned during my time as a life and transformation coach. 1. There is tremendous variability in individual responses to change. Some clients need to work twice as hard to get half the results. This is not fair, but it's reality. 2. Many know what to do, but fail to execute. Being accountable to a coach, and having an objective eye helps them go from average to excellent. I think it's essential to...

Duration:00:33:47

Episode 90: Happy Father's Day Mom

6/20/2020
Happy Father's Day Mom In the week's episode, I give a massive and long overdue Father's Day shoutout to my MOM and all the other moms that have done the job of both parents on their own. For lack of a better term or phrase, my mom is a badass. The Power Takeaways From This Episode Is Simple: I hope you enjoy this episode as I share some POWERFUL stories about how my mom did the job of both parents and why I wouldn't have wanted it any other way. Thanks, Mom ~ I Love...

Duration:00:12:22

Episode 89: One Yard Short

6/16/2020
One Yard Short It was 29 years ago, and I remember it like it was yesterday. I remember the exact spot of the field. We are going into the East end zone. I can still smell that unique odor that you'll only know if you've worn a helmet and shoulder pads. It's more of the smells that to the average person is gross, but to those that know, it's the smell of hard work and dedication. Cisco 20 ~ Merkel 21 The excitement was building as our coach decided to go for the win instead of...

Duration:00:19:42

Episode 88: Power Chat With Tommy Baker

6/8/2020
Power Chat With Tommy Baker In the week's episode, my brother Tommy Baker and I dive deep into a cornucopia of topics ranging from BigRick87 too Consistency and how we've handled this current state of the union. Power Takeaways From This Episode: TO DAMN MANY TO LIST! Grab your favorite beverage, something to write on, and saddle up for an hour of knowledge bombs and some laughs. Join the FREE ~ Wellness Lab Launch Pad ~ on Facebook if you'd like to connect with me and receive...

Duration:01:17:00

Episode 87: The Damage of Deprivation

6/2/2020
The Damage of Deprivation In the week's episode, we dive into the damaging effects of deprivation on our mindset. Definition of "deprive of": to take (something) away from (someone or something): to not allow (someone or something) to have or keep (something) Depravation, by definition, means: the damaging lack of material benefits considered to be basic necessities in a society or the lack or denial of something considered to be a necessity. Power Takeaways From This...

Duration:00:17:44

Episode 86: The Ultimate Hack

5/26/2020
The Ultimate Hack Let's define the word "hack" before we get started: Hack: use a computer to gain unauthorized access to data in a system. Hacking describes the act of attempting to manipulate outcomes through orchestrated actions. The general function of hacking is to gain access to restricted information or to a physical space without proper permission. In this episode, I'm going share with you why all of your attempts to hack the system are actually causing you more harm than...

Duration:00:24:33

Episode 85: Temptation ~ Gratification ~ Regret ~ Repeat

5/19/2020
Temptation ~ Gratification ~ Regret ~ Repeat In this episode, I’m going to show you how the neural pathways that you’ve created over the years are the reason you keep repeating bad behaviors. And of course, I’m going to show you how to correct the problem. The million-dollar question is: "Why do I keep doing that even though I know it’s bad for me?” The answers: It’s your brain's fault! It has to do with neural pathways that get created as we do things. When we do something right,...

Duration:00:20:11

Episode 84: The Power Of The WHO

5/12/2020
The Power Of The WHO In this episode, I discuss why it’s not the "what or how" that is most important in your life but rather the WHO. Power Takeaways From This Episode: 1. You’re focused on the wrong thing. 2. The what and how it doesn’t matter if the who is wrong. 3. The BIG dreams of your barstool buddies and why they never came true. 4. Your WHO will either act as an anchor or a launchpad for all of your success. 5. You will never outperform the excitations of your peer...

Duration:00:18:35

Episode 83: Improvise, Adapt, and Overcome

5/5/2020
Improvise, Adapt, and Overcome In this episode, I discuss how a quote from a movie I watched in 1986 (I was 12) has stuck with me and massively impacted my life. Power Takeaways From This Episode: 1. The quality of your life will be determined by your ability to navigate adversity. 2. Improvise: create and perform spontaneously or without preparation ~ produce or make (something) from whatever is available. 3. Adapt: make (something) suitable for a new use or purpose; modify. 4....

Duration:00:17:58

Episode 82: 3:19 AM

4/28/2020
3:19 AM In this episode, I discuss why I get up at 3:19 AM every day. Power Takeaways From This Episode: 1. Setting yourself up with the opportunity to win 2. Taking a line from Jocko’s playbook, discipline does equal freedom 3. Your biggest competition in life is you vs. you 4. Complacency is the enemy of excellence 5. Chapter 7 of The Overweight Mind: Fall In Love With The Process 6. I loved to practice. Would you wear your pads to class? 7. First in last out 8. Be the...

Duration:00:22:33

Episode 81: Opportunity 2020 The Shift In Perspective

4/20/2020
Opportunity 2020 The Shift In Perspective In this episode, I discuss how I’m viewing our current situation as a golden opportunity. Power Takeaways From This Episode: 1. Our current situation is an opportunity. 2. Is this making you better or bitter ~ remember it’s a choice. 3. What’s one thing you’ve learned about yourself during Opportunity 2020? 4. What’s one thing you’ve created or taken advantage of during Opportunity 2020? 5. Stop playing the blame game ~ it’s a lose-lose...

Duration:00:24:29

Episode 80: The Stop Sign

4/14/2020
The Stop Sign In this episode, I discuss the adage of how you do one thing is how you do everything. Power Takeaways From This Episode: 1. The Stop Sign story from my drive to work. 2. Is it true that how you do one thing is how you do everything? 3. The hypocrisy of ~ the rules don’t apply to me until I need them to. 4. Retraining your brain to see the world from a different perspective. 5. Pattens and how they influence our behavior and, ultimately, our success. Join the FREE...

Duration:00:17:57

Episode 79: Deliberate Acts of Awesomeness

4/6/2020
Deliberate Acts of Awesomeness In this episode, I talk about the acts of awesomeness I have witnessed since the beginning of these uncertain times. Power Takeaways From This Episode: 1. We need positivity and good news now more than ever. 2. This pandemic is shining a light on some fantastic humans. 3. We have the opportunity to grow, evolve, and be better because of this uncertainty. 4. Tough times either bring out the best or the worst in people. They actually bring awareness to...

Duration:00:17:05

Episode 78: My Promise To You

3/31/2020
My Promise To You In this episode, I give you my promise in this time of uncertainty and chaos. PROMISE: “This is not more than you can handle ~ It’s just more than you expected.” Power Takeaways From This Episode: 1. You are stronger and more resilient than you can even imagine. 2. We will get through this together. 3. Minimize the overwhelm and anxiety by believing that this is an opportunity and not just an adversity. 4. Surround yourself with people who see the...

Duration:00:11:58

Episode 77: Looking For Leaders In Uncertain Times

3/21/2020
Looking For Leaders In Uncertain Times In this episode, I discuss how now more than ever, we need leaders to stand up. I’m not talking about the president or elected officials. I’m talking about you! Power Takeaways From This Episode: 1. Leaders make the tough decision to do what’s right and not what’s convenient. 2. The right thing to do is always the right thing to do. 3. Being a leader means that you are willing to delay instant gratification for the greater good and...

Duration:00:27:26