Ain't No Half Steppin' is a 90's hip-hop podcast taking you back through the best albums from the golden era. Jon, Danny and Eddie team up to go through one album each month and discuss their favorite tracks, stories behind the albums, favorite guest appearance, noteworthy samples used and the albums impact on hip-hop. First up in episode two is "The Low End Theory" by A Tribe Called Quest.
Debbra Lupien is the author of "Akasha Unleashed: The Missing Manual to You". Debbra is also a motivational speaker and Akashic Records expert. Her belief os that the most important question in life is: What feeds your soul? When you answer that and start doing it, you'll be unstoppable. Now, who doesn't want that?
Danny Lazarus is the personal training manager at Equinox Sports Club in Boston. Jon and Danny previously worked together and in this episode they look back on how Danny first got into strength training and his journey to his current position. The guys also discuss the five biggest lessons that Danny has learned from his time in the fitness industry.
Since I moved from Boston to Raleigh and opened up my own gym I have realized there is a crossroads when it comes to selling training. A lot of people want what is sexy and social media does a great job of this. There are many trends such as "build your booty programs" and "high intensity everything" as well as "random acts of fitness" thrown together because of the gram! What isn't sexy though is just plain old "good training".
Raleigh, North Carolina. In this episode Nick chats about his journey to become a strength coach, setting up his own business, the art of improvement, his biggest influences as well as his take on the challenges we face as coaches in modern society with the rapid development of technology.
Jon goes over some topics that cropped up in the past week including the Tactical Strength Challenge at The Movement Lab, training for cognitive health and the issue with Instagram models.
Shoes are an important part of your everyday life whether you know it or not. We spend a lot of time in our shoes of choice and depending on whether they're providing you with what you need you may want to look into some alternatives. Jon and Eirinn use the Postural Restoration Institute's guide as to what constitutes a good shoe and what doesn't. Below you will also find a link to PRI's shoe list for 2018. The conversation then turns towards what shows Eirinn and Jon would recommend as a must watch.
During a recent trip home to Ireland, Jon had the chance to catch up with a longtime friend, Eddie McMahon. The guys grew up together in Navan, Ireland and look back on how the music they listened to and the sports they played have grown into more than they ever thought possible. Eddie and Jon also discuss how Eddie dealt with his transition from Queens, New York to going to high school in Ireland, what it was like hosting a hip-hop pirate radio show in the 90's in Ireland and how Eddie manages the pillars of health.
After spending the weekend assisting at StrongFirst Level One in Atlanta, Jon and Alex discuss their biggest take aways after being around other StrongFirst professionals. They also chat about The Movement Lab, a gym they recently opened and co-own together. They talk about the challenges of opening a gym and why they believe what they... Continue Reading →