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20 Minute Fitness hosted by Shape 20 Minute Fitness dives into the science and technology of today's fitness world for you. Packing need-to-know info about the latest in fitness nutrition, tech, science, and methodology every Tuesday. Stay up to date with the current fitness news and trends without taking up all your time. Find out more at 20minute.fitness.

20 Minute Fitness hosted by Shape 20 Minute Fitness dives into the science and technology of today's fitness world for you. Packing need-to-know info about the latest in fitness nutrition, tech, science, and methodology every Tuesday. Stay up to date with the current fitness news and trends without taking up all your time. Find out more at 20minute.fitness.
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20 Minute Fitness hosted by Shape 20 Minute Fitness dives into the science and technology of today's fitness world for you. Packing need-to-know info about the latest in fitness nutrition, tech, science, and methodology every Tuesday. Stay up to date with the current fitness news and trends without taking up all your time. Find out more at 20minute.fitness.

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Why Dr Rhea Mehta Built The First Encrypted Wellness Platform Bowhead Health - 20 Minute Fitness Episode #074

4/18/2019
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This week on the 20 Minute Fitness podcast we've got Dr Rhea Mehta on the show. She's an entrepreneur with a medical background who's gone through a very diverse journey before arriving at her latest project that aims to revolutionize the healthcare industry. Rhea has a PhD in Molecular Toxicology, is a certified health coach, the founder of Global Smoothie Day and in her free time creates Scientific Wellness content. Besides all of these, today Rhea is also the Co-Founder & CEO of Bowhead...

Duration:00:38:57

How Technology Can Help To Get Killer Abs - 20 Minute Fitness Episode #073

4/11/2019
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This week, the 20 Minute Fitness crew really starts to get ready for summer. Because the number 1 summer must-have that will never go out of fashion is your abs. So on today's episode Charlie gets into some magical products that can help with building the abs of your dreams this summer. But of course, it's important to mention that while all these apps and gadgets are there to support you, they won't do the work for you. So firstly, lay down the number one rule, which is to burn more...

Duration:00:19:50

Why Bruce Smith Built The Peloton For Rowing Hydrow - 20 Minute Fitness Episode #072

4/4/2019
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This week on the 'Why I Built This' mini series, Bruce Smith, a Canadian rower & entrepreneur from Boston. Bruce has devoted pretty much his whole life to rowing. He has won reputable competitions, coached a US team to a Bronze medal at the 2015 World Rowing Championships, and was the former Executive Director of Community Rowing in Boston. Today Bruce is on a mission to provide everyday people with a magical experience of being on real water within the comfort of their homes via a...

Duration:00:32:52

Why Bruce Smith Built The Peloton For Rowing Hydrow - 20 Minute Fitness Episode #072

4/4/2019
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This week on the 'Why I Built This' mini series, Bruce Smith, a Canadian rower & entrepreneur from Boston.Bruce has denoted pretty much his whole life to rowing. He has won reputable competitions, coached a US team to a Bronze medal at the 2015 World Rowing Championships, and was the former Executive Director of Community Rowing in Boston. Today Bruce is on a mission to provide everyday people with a magical experience of being on real water within the comfort of their homes via a beautiful...

Duration:00:32:52

How Technology Can Make Your Workouts Fun - 20 Minute Fitness Episode #071

3/28/2019
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This week on the 20 Minute Fitness podcast we're making sure that everyone out there knows that exercising doesn't always have to be boring. Charlie will discuss gamification and walk us through the most exciting innovations that can make your workouts fun. As always, you'll hear about more accessible options. And we'll also touch the sky with more complex equipment that use VR to transfer you into an alternative reality. Listen to this week's episode and get ready to have some fun with...

Duration:00:19:16

Why Matteo Franceschetti Built Eight The Game Changers In Smart Sleep - 20 Minute Fitness Episode #070

3/22/2019
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This week on the 20 Minute Fitness podcast we have the founder of another Y-Combinator startup, who was not afraid to dream big and bring some real innovation to the sleep industry. Matteo Franceschetti is an Italian entrepreneur, who moved to New York a while ago and co-founded Eight Sleep in 2015. While Matteo is currently at the forefront of innovation in smart personalized sleep with Eight Sleep, he had not always been one of those with an excellent sleep routine. Listen to today's...

Duration:00:34:10

How Technology Can Help To Measure Your Body Fat Percentage - 20 Minute Fitness Episode #069

3/14/2019
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On today's 20 Minute Fitness episode we'll dive right into a very useful and key indicator of your health & fitness, which is body fat percentage. After laying down the basis of what your body fat percentage is and why it is superior to, for instance, BMI, Charlie gets into how you can actually measure it. You'll learn about all sorts of methods, from more basics with greater margin of error to very futuristic and much more accurate ones. So press play now! Three Things You Will Learn 1)...

Duration:00:20:24

Why Jenn Pattee Founded The Future Of Group Workouts Public Recreation - 20 Minute Fitness Episode #068

3/7/2019
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This week on the 'Why I Built This' mini series we're bringing you a local guest from San Francisco who stands really close to our hearts. Jenn Pattee, who had not always been a health & fitness professional, is the founder of Public Recreation. If someone wanted to describe Public Recreation in a few words, they would probably say 'it's a fun, entirely outdoors workout group at an affordable rate'. But the truth is that it is so much more than that... Listen to this week's episode to hear...

Duration:00:47:40

How Technology Can Help You Swim Faster Than Ever Before - 20 Minute Fitness Episode #067

2/28/2019
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This week on the 20 Minute Fitness podcast we'll push you into the pool and take you for a swim. During the swim Charlie will introduce you to all sorts of gadgets that can coach you under water. So by the end of the episode, you'll be able to swim faster than before.Listen to this week's episode to learn about the tech that can turn you into a pro athlete in the pool! Three Things You Will Learn 1) How To Become A Better Swimmer At A Low Cost Hiring a swim instructor is just like a...

Duration:00:20:14

Why Julian Jagtenberg Founded Somnox A Sleep Robot - 20 Minute Fitness Episode #066

2/21/2019
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This week we have the pleasure to introduce you to a very ambitious and knowledgable young engineer from the Netherlands. Julian who knows the ins and outs of sleep has started to work on Somnox, the world's first sleep robot about 5 years ago. Today he shares all he's learnt about sleeping patterns and the reasons that cause sleeping issues during these 5 years of trying to build the best possible solution to insomnia. Listen on to hear how a simple university project has grown into...

Duration:00:35:19

How Technology Can Introduce You To Mindfulness - 20 Minute Fitness Episode #065

2/14/2019
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Today's 20 Minute Fitness episode is all about mindfulness. After Charlie discusses the basics of mindfulness and its benefits, he'll dive into the innovations that were built to help you practice mindfulness. We'll touch upon everything from apps to wearables and even a very unique and exclusive device. Listen to this weeks episode to discover ways of how technology can introduce you to mindfulness that you have never heard before! Three Things You Will Learn 1) The Not-So-Mainstream...

Duration:00:21:45

Why Pablo Abad Built Muvr The Wearable Your Joints Need - 20 Minute Fitness Episode #064

2/7/2019
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On today's episode, we have Pablo Abad, who, just like most real engineers & scientists, has always been fascinated by inventing and building things. From hacking robots for fun in his Silicon Valley apartment, Pablo ended up drifting towards digital health with a more serious mission of helping thousands of orthopedic patients. Today Pablo and his team stand behind an amazing concept, called Muvr, a wearable medical device and software platform that guarantees a better and smoother...

Duration:00:35:23

How Technology Can Bring Your Group Workouts Home - 20 Minute Fitness Episode #063

1/31/2019
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Charlie is back with an exciting and relevant topic on the 'How Technology Can Help' mini series of the 20 Minute Fitness podcast, which is streaming group workouts. The most common excuse for skipping a workout is 'I don't have time for it'. Well, good news is that after listening to this episode, you won't be able to pull this one again because we introduce you to the most convenient ways of doing a fitness class: at home. Press play to hear how technology can bring your group workouts...

Duration:00:17:55

Why Yunha Kim Built Simple Habit The Spotify For Meditation - 20 Minute Fitness Episode #062

1/24/2019
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This week on the 20 Minute Fitness podcast we've got Yunha Kim, a Duke University graduate and ex-Wall Street investment banker who's already running her second startup success story. Yunha started meditation a couple of years ago and when she realized that there was a gap in the market, she decided to fill it. This lead to the born of Simple Habit, one of the most popular meditation and mindfulness apps that is used by millions of people around the globe. Press play to learn about Simple...

Duration:00:20:30

How Technology Can Help To Stay On Track With Your Diet - 20 Minute Fitness Episode #061

1/17/2019
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On today's 20 Minute Fitness podcast episode, we're focusing on dieting and nutrition tracking. But instead of discussing specific diets or giving you "the best" advice on what you should or shouldn't eat, Charlie talks about apps and gadgets that can come real handy in your everyday life. Press play to learn 'how technology can help to stay on track with your diet'! Three Things You Will Learn 1) Apps For Basic Calorie & Macronutrient Tracking Yes, yes we all know about the MyFitnessPals...

Duration:00:19:04

Why Jason Loewy Built MyMacros+ The Most Flexible Diet Tracking App - 20 Minute Fitness Episode #060

1/10/2019
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The New Year's very first 'Why I Built This' episode is here and we are bringing you Jason Loewy in it. Jason was a Computer Science major who got into professional body building after his university football career was ended by unexpected injuries. As an athlete he had to pay attention to his diet from an early age. But when it came to tracking, he simply couldn't find an app that met his expectations. So he decided to build his own. Listen to this week's episode to hear how Jason mixed...

Duration:00:31:02

How Technology Can Help To Improve Your Sleep Quality - 20 Minute Fitness Episode #059

1/3/2019
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New Year, new episode on the 'How Technology Can Help' mini series of the 20 Minute Fitness podcast. This week Charlie brings some great tech products and services that can put you on track for a year of great night sleep. If you've ever struggled with insomnia or sleep deprivation, this is your episode! Listen on to learn how to overcome the struggles of bad sleep! Three Things You Will Learn 1) How Different Apps Can Make You Sleep Better Although using your phone before going to bed...

Duration:00:18:05

Why Gene Gurkoff Built An App That Makes You Run For A Good Cause - 20 Minute Fitness Episode #058

12/27/2018
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This week we're back with a new episode on the 'Why I Built This' mini series, where Gene Gurkoff, a Harvard Law School graduate explains why he decided to quit being a lawyer to build his own app. The proud founder of Charity Miles talks us through his not-always-smooth journey and the powerful impact of Charity Miles that gives him hope day-by-day. Press play to hear all about a Wall Street lawyer's crazy entrepreneurial journey and how he has finally found his passion in life, an app...

Duration:00:28:38

How Technology Can Help To Train For Your Next Marathon - 20 Minute Fitness Episode #057

12/20/2018
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So press play now to make the most out of your next run!If your New Year's resolution involves the word marathon, we've got you covered! Because on this week's episode we introduce you to all the 'tech hacks' that can aid your training for the big race day. Whether you're getting ready for your first run or you are a marathon veteran, Charlie has something for you. Three Things You Will Learn 1) Which Are The Best Free Tools For Running Tips Thanks to technology, we don't only have...

Duration:00:18:48

Why Allen Chen Built Fitbod The Smartest Strength Workout App - 20 Minute Fitness Episode #056

12/13/2018
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This week we're bringing you the second episode of our 'Why I Built This' mini-series on the 20 Minute Fitness Podcast. Having Allen Chen on the show, who is the Co-Founder & CEO of Fitbod, we talk about how Allen has built Fitbod with one of his college best friends, what Fitbod really is and how it works, and where the Fit-tech industry is heading. Listen on to learn about Allen's journey from Wall Street to an office located at the back of a gym in downtown San Francisco and why he...

Duration:00:26:58