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The Fitness Devil You Know

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Two Edmonton based personal trainers and coaches set out to create a vehicle to share better fitness and nutrition information. Did we mention podcasts are free? Seriously, free awesome info from our guests who are experienced experts in our field. Most fitness industry podcasts are geared towards other trainers. We set out to make something for the everyday person who is trying to improve their quality of life while sifting through all the bullshit that parts of the fitness industry pumps out. Join us on this journey as we share with you the best information we have and that we can find in the best people out there.

Two Edmonton based personal trainers and coaches set out to create a vehicle to share better fitness and nutrition information. Did we mention podcasts are free? Seriously, free awesome info from our guests who are experienced experts in our field. Most fitness industry podcasts are geared towards other trainers. We set out to make something for the everyday person who is trying to improve their quality of life while sifting through all the bullshit that parts of the fitness industry pumps out. Join us on this journey as we share with you the best information we have and that we can find in the best people out there.
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Location:

Edmonton, AB

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Two Edmonton based personal trainers and coaches set out to create a vehicle to share better fitness and nutrition information. Did we mention podcasts are free? Seriously, free awesome info from our guests who are experienced experts in our field. Most fitness industry podcasts are geared towards other trainers. We set out to make something for the everyday person who is trying to improve their quality of life while sifting through all the bullshit that parts of the fitness industry pumps out. Join us on this journey as we share with you the best information we have and that we can find in the best people out there.

Language:

English

Contact:

7802396810


Episodes

Episode 21: Braeden Wright: Model to Musician...how fitness helped build a foundation.

1/17/2018
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Braeden Wright chronicles his approach to fitness and nutrition as he pursued a successful modelling career, working for Calvin Klein among other notable brands. Now progressing into a career in music, Braeden's fotn as regimen remains at the core of his success. He offers his habits and tactics that have worked and shares some fun stories about his career. Special Guest: Braeden Wright.

Duration: 01:09:37


Episode 20: Andy Morgan: BIG Steaming pile of Andy...success in Japan, how to network in the fitness community, and the blueprint to becoming an industry leader.

1/16/2018
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Andy Morgan graces us with his British charm and wit, takes us through a series of long thoughtful pauses as he recounts learning karate in response to a bottle attack in Birmingham England as a youth that later took him all the way to Japan where he established himself as a leading authority in nutrition. Andy has a lot of great advice for trainers learning their way through the industry and a ton of valuable nutrition takeaways for the fitness enthusiast, particularly some blunt thoughts...

Duration: 01:13:32


Episode 19: Mark James & Michell Bagnell: THAT Fit couple...asthetics, mastering your mindset, and doing fitness in China?

1/15/2018
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Michelle Bagnell and Mark Mitchell visit our podcast to talk about their careers in fitness, time spent living in China and the different world of Chinese gym culture. They hit on the highs and lows of their individual fitness competition experience, the dangers of taking shortcuts to achieve the ideal physique, plus more. Special Guests: Mark James Mitchell and Michelle Bagnell.

Duration: 01:09:09


Episode 18: Chad Hargrove: Selling The Truth

1/11/2018
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Chad Hargrove a Toronto based personal trainer and online coach joins us to talk about going from just scraping by in a commercial gym to having a successful independent business. We talk about how social media helped boost his career and how we can use online coaching to help more people and how clients benefit. Chad shares his thoughts on how we deal with the dishonest messages often shared through social and mainstream media. Special Guest: Chad Hargrove.

Duration: 01:01:10


Episode 17: Dean Somerset: There can be only one...career advice for young trainers, moving facilities as an established trainer, and a little bit of #science

1/4/2018
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Dean Somerset is among the most accomplished yet young professionals in the fitness industry. 13 years deep at a commercial gym it was time for a change. Dean discusses the move and his upcoming plans for this year. We get into his personal evolution over that span and look at how the industry has evolved over time. We also have details about Dean's info product with Dr Mike Israetel - The L2 Fitness Summit which is now available to download. Enjoy our first returning guest interview....

Duration: 00:58:11


Episode 16: Lindsay Somerset: Winning against depression, eating disorders, and serious injuries. Oh and dogs, lots of dogs!!!

1/2/2018
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Lindsay Somerset is indomitable. She shares her winning attitude and experience as she triumphed over an eating disorder that could have halted her cycling career. Add to that the battle with depression and anxiety. Fate wasn't done yet, throwing her over her handlebars in a brutal crash leading to a serious back injury. She recovered with her husband Dean's help(you may have also heard of Dean Somerset) Yet she stood on a national podium accepting a medal in spite of all of those...

Duration: 01:03:27


Episode 15: Sam Spinelli: Hard work + Smart People = Success

12/28/2017
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Special Guest: Sam Spinelli.

Duration: 01:06:01


Episode 13: Mark Fisher - Building a Business Around Ninjas and Unicorns

12/14/2017
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Mark Fisher graces us with his time to discuss the unique success of Mark Fisher Fitness his business in New York City that caters to an underserved community blending the artistic flair of the arts and theatre community with the evidence based fitness industry. Mark approaches his world with unconditional positive regard. He brings a charisma to our world that helps penetrate deeper into the he mainstream consciousness usually dominated by the trendy sellouts. We talk about the important...

Duration: 00:49:31


Episode 12: Kelly Coffey - Hit of Pleasure

12/7/2017
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Kelly Coffey of www.strongcoffey.com joins us to dive into the challenges within the emotional side of our fitness journeys. She is a passionate trainer and writer who helps primarily women work through the difficulty of our tendency to self sabotage. We don't feel worth the effort and we defeat ourselves. Kelly works to beat back that mentality and help people treat themselves better. Enjoy Kelly's provocative charm as we explore her work and discuss some great takeaways that we hope the...

Duration: 01:04:46


Episode 10: Patrick Umphrey: I Believe In Magic

11/30/2017
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Patrick Umphrey shares his career exploits as an online coach and the creator of the famed online fitness community Eat, Train, Progress. He talks the challenge in running a group of now 14,000 people, moderating the occasional trouble, and dropping a nasty banhammer on the worst offenders. Patrick also talks about his second career as a close up magician. Join as Patrick shares his perspective on a variety of relevant industry topics including his thoughts on what trainers should look...

Duration: 01:06:37


Episode 11: Hannah Gray: Hannah's Commandments

11/30/2017
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Hannah Gray is an Edmonton based trainer and fitness writer on her website grayareastrength.com. Hannah joins us and we dive deeply into the battle women face to succeed in an industry that is dominated by men. We talk kids and weight lifting, Hannah's own journey from an obese trainer to a strong lean weightlifting machine, and a variety of other takeaways for our listeners.

Duration: 01:11:00


Episode 9: Dr. Mike Israetel: From Russia With Love

11/23/2017
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Dr Mike Israetel joins our podcast to tell his life story, leaving Communist Russia as a child, getting a PhD in the US, bodybuilding and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, and co-founding the wildly successful Renaissance Periodization. We talk what works and what doesn't for building muscle mass and wander down a few fitness industry rabbit holes. Join us for easily the funniest episode to date. Special Guest: Dr. Mike Israetel.

Duration: 00:58:00


Episode 8: Sohee Lee - Making Moderate Cool

11/16/2017
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Sohee Lee is a skilled and sought after Fitness and Nutrition Professional who took a break from studying her Masters to talk with us about a wide array of important fitness and nutrition topics. Most notably making the often unsexy message of moderation and healthy habits into something people buy into and depart from the extreme behaviours that are often en vogue in Fitness. Special Guest: Sohee Lee.

Duration: 01:06:37


Episode 7: Carter Good - Info-graphic Guru

11/8/2017
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Carter Good is a rising star in the fitness industry thanks in large part to his skill at creating eye catching nutrition infographics. He joins us to talk about how his career took off due to his use of this tool, his own personal weight loss journey, how that journeyed translated into an online coaching career, and a few other related topics. Join us as we talk in depth with Carter Special Guest: Carter Good.

Duration: 01:04:23


Episode 6: Community.Golf.Performance

11/2/2017
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Jordan Jeske is a skilled, passionate, and charismatic trainer in Edmonton. Jordan created the Golf Society as a vehicle to help people and create community, and merge his dual passions for fitness and golf. Jordan sits down with us to talk about all of this and tells the story of his earlier career in carpentry and the transition into full time training. Special Guest: Jordan Jeske.

Duration: 00:59:10


Episode 5: Pump, Dump, and Hump

10/26/2017
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Jay Ashman is a veteran of the fitness industry. Having worked as a coach and manager in a variety of roles over the years along with an athletic career, Jay brings a ton of experience to the table to help others. His Facebook group community, Pump, Dump, and Hump is a growing project that creates a safe place to have conversations that not only relate to fitness but also sexuality and gastrointestinal health. Please enjoy Jay's story and follow him on social media and join Pump, Dump, and...

Duration: 01:02:26


Episode 4: Mountain Mike

10/19/2017
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Our friend Michael Dietrich joins the podcast to talk about his Moutain Mike adventures with his dog BearBear, about a career in the fitness industry, practical nutrition, competitive fitness industry pitfalls, and more. Check it out. Special Guest: Michael Dietrich.

Duration: 01:07:58


Episode 3: Alfred from The Strength Guys

10/11/2017
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Alfred Jong of the Strength Guys is gold medal winning IPF powerlifter and gold medal winning coach. He joins us to be our very first recording guest in an episode that tackles a variety of fitness and nutrition topics. Special Guest: Alfred Jong.

Duration: 01:06:34


Episode 2: F.R.E.E Fitness

10/4/2017
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Tony Nguyen and Jordan Pariseau of F.R.E.E. Fitness join us to talk about their unique Pay How You Feel business model and about making fitness more accessible to more people. Tony and Jordan are Edmonton based trainers and entrepreneurs on a mission to bring a more flexible and affordable training model to more people who need support. In this episode we delve into the process of how they hatched this clever concept and hints at their future. If for nothing else listen to experience...

Duration: 00:55:21

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