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The GymWits Podcast is a health and fitness podcast aimed at discussing any and all aspects of fitness. Discussion topics range from the mainstream to more obscure topics but it is all meant to be informative and accessible.

The GymWits Podcast is a health and fitness podcast aimed at discussing any and all aspects of fitness. Discussion topics range from the mainstream to more obscure topics but it is all meant to be informative and accessible.
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New York City, NY

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The GymWits Podcast is a health and fitness podcast aimed at discussing any and all aspects of fitness. Discussion topics range from the mainstream to more obscure topics but it is all meant to be informative and accessible.

Twitter:

@thegymwits

Language:

English


Episodes

Nutrition For Endurance Training

11/15/2017
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This week the GymWits are discussing proper nutrition for endurance training. Toni is entering the final stretch of her half-marathon training and is here to share some useful tips for long distance endurance events. Topics include: A Breakdown of Macros The practicality of combining weight loss with endurance training Food Choice Micronutrients Supplimentation Carb Loading Water intake and much more For more information, check us out at www.TheGymWits.com If you like what you...

Duration: 00:45:48


Body Hacking, Pain Management and Dieting with Chris Kidawski

11/8/2017
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This week the GymWits interview Chris Kidawski. Chris is a fitness professional, author, entrepreneur and pain management expert. Pick up one of his books here. For more information, check us out at www.TheGymWits.com If you like what you hear, please rate us on Apple Podcasts. Have an iOS device? Download the GymWits App for bonus content and up to the minute updates. Questions and comments can be sent to TheGymWits@gmail.com Social Media Facebook Instagram Twitter Pinterest

Duration: 00:59:11


What it takes to become a Registered Dietitian

10/31/2017
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This week on the podcast, Toni discusses the steps involved with becoming a Registered Dietitian. She answers a number of questions including: - What is a Registered Dietitian? - Why become one? - The difference between being an RD and a nutritionist. - How to get started? - What courses are involved? - So you're an RD, now what? As usual, Toni provides some great insight for anyone interested in a career as a Registered Dietitian. For more information, check us out at...

Duration: 00:31:23


Training the Hands and Forearms

10/24/2017
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This week the GymWits talk about one of the most important but underemphazied parts of the body, the forearms. After getting a great question from a listener, the GymWits take a deep dive into the importance of training the hands and forearms. They discuss: The muscles Choosing between Training modalities Common injuries Function of the hands & forearms Importance of Grip Strength The importance of mobility & ROM And much more. If you like what you hear, please subscribe...

Duration: 00:35:51


Finding your Motivation: With Shawn Anderson

10/10/2017
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Shawn Anderson is a motivational speaker and author who has accomplished feats of endurance that many of us can only dream of. Shawn talks with the GymWits about motivation, where it comes from and how to harness it. Shawn is an intense and focused guy and if this interview doesn't get you excited about fitness, we're not sure what will. Enjoy. For more info check out his website www.ShawnAnderson.com As usual, for all of your GymWits news and info, check out www.TheGymWits.com

Duration: 00:35:05


What's the Deal with Bread? The Good, the Bad, the Misconceptions

10/3/2017
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Bread is one of the most volatile subjects in nutrition with opinions varying wildly. Some say to cut it out completely, others say to only eat whole grains and then some say eat as much as you want, none of it matters. This week on the podcast, The GymWits talk about bread and as usual try to sift through the noise in order to find the truth. Topics: - White bread or Whole Wheat? - Misconceptions about multi-grain, pumpernickel and sour dough. - Glycemic index. - Additives and...

Duration: 00:31:48


What the Vegan? Everything you Need to Know About a Vegan Diet

9/26/2017
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Thinking about transitioning over to a vegan diet? There are some important things to know prior to making the change. Like many things involved in health and nutrition, veganism has become somewhat of a buzz term and has many misconceptions associated with it. This week, the GymWits focus on the science and talk about some of the pros and cons of turning vegan. Additionally, they discuss some of the best ways to make the transition. This week, the GymWits also give their thoughts on the...

Duration: 00:36:46


The Organic vs. GMO Debate with Nicole Robins

9/21/2017
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This week the GymWits chat and at some points debate with Nicole Robins about the Organic vs. GMO debate. Nicole Robins is a Registered Holistic Nutritionist and the owner of Sprout Organic Market. Nicole discussed how a very personal experience was the catalyst for her own journey into food science. Then she and the GymWits share thoughts and ideas on the debate between Organic food and GMO's. It's a great chat. Check it out. For more on Sprout Organic Market, check out:...

Duration: 00:55:44


GymWits Reviews: Zing Anything

9/15/2017
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This week, the GymWits are back with another product review. This time they are reviewing Zing Anything's Tea Zinger and Citrus Zinger. Both of these products are great if you are looking to infuse your water or tea with natural flavors. Check out the review and check out the GymWits on Youtube for a video review as well. If you like the review, you can get more info at ZingAntything.com If you like what you hear, please subscribe and Rate Us in Apple Podcasts If you're on an iPhone...

Duration: 00:13:22


Toni's Training for a Half Marathon

9/12/2017
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Toni is back this week and this time she has some questions for Ryan as she preps for her first 1/2 Marathon. Some of the questions include: - How many weeks out should a person start training? - Beginner training regimen? - Complementary exercises to improve speed - Injury prevention. - Proper tapering in advance of the race and much more. This week's Ask the Dietitian question is about whether or not dairy is good for you. If you like what you hear, please subscribe and Rate Us...

Duration: 00:33:11


Ask the trainer

9/5/2017
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* Due to some technical difficulties, we are re-posting this episode from last week. This week Ryan is flying solo. He talks a little about this weekend's huge boxing match and then he answers your questions. Everything will be back to normal next week but for the time being, enjoy listening. Questions include: Proper Rep Range for Strength training Are 1 week breaks effective? Access to files without the App and much more. If you like what you hear, please subscribe and Rate...

Duration: 00:24:46


Feeling Better Through Fitness

9/5/2017
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This week The GymWits are back after a brief summer hiatus from recording. They touch on the recent McGregor v Mayweather fight, Ryan's vacation and Justin's transition to vegetarianism. The majority of the discussion is about Justin's experience in using fitness to help feel better physically and mentally. He describes a recent decision to stop using medication, the withdrawal symptoms and how exercise has helped.

Duration: 00:53:19


When Being in Shape Comes in Handy

8/14/2017
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This week the GymWits brainstorm about situations in which being in shape can help in every day life. It's an interesting, causal chat about the importance of being in shape. This as well as Interesting Studies and Ask the Trainer. If you like what you hear, please subscribe and rate us in Apple Podcasts. If you're on an iPhone or iPad, Download the GymWits App The GymWits can also be found on Google Play Music And on Stitcher And Spotify For more info, check us out at...

Duration: 00:43:52


The Pure Strength Episode

8/8/2017
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This week, the GymWits Tackle one of the most important fitness concepts, Strength. What exactly is strength and how does it apply to fitness, health and performance. In this fairly in depth discussion, Ryan and Justin discuss a number of topics including: What is strength? Benefits of strength training Some basic physiology Types of strength Programming for strength and much more. Additionally the GymWits talk about a study that looks at Carbohydrate Mouth Rinsing and answer your...

Duration: 00:52:52


How Athletes and Fitness Enthusiasts Should Manage Injuries; with Dr. David Geier

8/1/2017
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This week the GymWits interview Sports Medicine expert and author Dr. David Geier. This week he discusses some of the common injuries and ailments affecting athletes and fitness enthusiasts. This is a wide ranging discussion that covers a number of topics. More information can be found on Dr. Geier, including his own awesome podcast, at www.drdavidgeier.com

Duration: 00:41:09


Plugging your Fitness Leaks and the difference between Strongmen and Bodybuilders

7/24/2017
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Inspired by a disappointing week at the poker table, Justin has an interesting analogy between gambling and exercise. Most of us have areas in which we all or our nutrition or exercise to falter slightly. While each individual "leak" is not bad, having too many will hinder your health and fitness goals. This week the GymWits talk about how to identify those leaks and what to do about them. Additionally, this week's interesting study compare the strength requirements for Bodybuilders vs....

Duration: 00:59:43


How Much Protein?

7/18/2017
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This week on the the GymWits talk protein. Protein intake is one of the most widely covered and often misunderstood topics in health and fitness. This week the GymWits discuss: Benefits of protein How much do we need? Effects of too much or too little Best times to consume Do high protein diets work? and much more. If you like what you hear, please subscribe and rate us in iTunes. If you're on an iPhone or iPad, Download the GymWits App The GymWits can also be found on ...

Duration: 00:31:30


Danger at the Ballpark: An interview with Jack Herskowitz

7/11/2017
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Have you ever been to or watched a baseball game and wondered how often people are injured by line drives? Author and attorney Jack Herskowitz has and unfortunately the answe is more frequent than he believes it should be. This week he chats with the HymWits about his new book, Danger at the Ballpark and some of the dangers that threaten spectators and athletes across a variety of sports. If you like what you hear, please subscribe and rate us in iTunes. If you're on an iPhone or...

Duration: 00:41:24


GymWits Reviews: Carve Nutrition

7/6/2017
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This week, the GymWits have a product review for you. Ryan and Justing Review Carve Nutrition's new line of Protein Cakes. More information can be found at Carvenutrition.com If you like what you hear, please subscribe and rate us in iTunes. If you're on an iPhone or iPad, Download the GymWits App The GymWits can also be found on Google Play Music And on Stitcher And Spotify For more info, check us out at www.TheGymWits.com Have a comment or question? Email the...

Duration: 00:12:45


Understanding Metabolism

7/4/2017
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This week, Toni and Justin talk Metabolism. Metabolism has been a major health and fitness buzzword and the GymWits will dive into it to answer some important questions. Topics Include: What is it Ways to increase it What lifestyle and diet factors negatively impact it What foods can help And much more... If you like what you hear, please subscribe and rate us in iTunes. If you're on an iPhone or iPad, Download the GymWits App The GymWits can also be found on Google Play...

Duration: 00:41:09

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