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Episode 014: Training Aging Adults, Managing the Rehab Process and Heart Rate Training featuring Kevin Carr

In episode fourteen Jonathan is joined by Kevin Carr from Mike Boyle Strength and Conditioning as well as Movement as Medicine. After the guys finish chatting about the recent Camron and Mase diss tracks they go into the following topics: Continue reading

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Episode 013: Dealing with Food Allergies, Sensitivities and Celiac Disease featuring Maren Kravitz

 

In episode thirteen of the podcast, Jonathan is joined by the co owner of The Training Room in Boston and his boss, Maren Kravitz, to discuss how food and the way we react to it plays a role not only our training goals but also in our everyday life. Maren discusses her own personal journey with celiac disease and some of the topics discussed include: Continue reading

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Episode 012: Cultivating Self Respect, Stress Management Strategies and Sports Psychology featuring Dr. Jonathan Jenkins

In episode twelve Jonathan is joined by Dr. Jonathan Jenkins. Jonathan is a psychologist who owns and operates “Mental Fitness Psych” , his private practice which is located in Brookline. He also works with professional, collegiate and high school athletes and sports teams in the general Boston area. Jonathan discusses many topics including: Continue reading

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Episode 011: Training Before, During and After Pregnancy featuring Heidi Shalek

In episode eleven Jonathan is joined by his boss and co-owner of The Training Room, Heidi Shalek to discuss training and pregnancy. With a wealth of pre and post natal training under her belt as well as recently welcoming her first child into the world, Heidi goes into detail on some best practices for women who may be expecting. Some of the topics discussed include: Continue reading

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Episode 010: Nutrition Part 3 featuring Dr. Lindsay Tanskey, Bonnie Chang and Eirinn Carroll

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In episode ten Jonathan is joined by Dr. Lindsay Tanskey from North Carolina State and Boston based Bonnie Chang and Eirinn Carroll. Seeing as nutrition is such a complex topic it has taken three episodes to get through all the talking points as well as listener questions. If you haven’t already done so please listen to parts one and two before you take in part three. As an added bonus listeners get to hear my two dogs provide a highly entertaining soundtrack at times. Some of the topics discussed in today’s episode include: Continue reading

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Episode 009: Nutrition Part 2 featuring Dr. Lindsay Tanskey, Bonnie Chang and Eirinn Carroll

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In episode nine of “The Pillars of Health” Jonathan is joined on the phone by Dr. Lindsay Tanksey from North Carolina State University, clinical social worker Bonnie Chang and strength coach Eirinn Carroll to discuss nutrition from many different angles. Thanks to my two dogs Mickey and Remington for providing an entertaining soundtrack to this episode. Some of the topics discussed under the banner of nutrition include: Continue reading

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A Fat Loss Journey

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Weight loss is often a journey of self discovery

As much as marketing campaigns and the media want us to believe that fat loss is achievable with their latest supplement, a hew hype fitness food or some random exercise technique (all my shake weight crew say heyyyyyy). Fat loss is not a simple phenomenon, there are many levels as to what goes into allowing someone to lose not just weight but body fat. We’ve all heard the “you should eat more protein, use high intensity interval training until you puke” advice. On the other hand we can simply embark on a journey of self discovery. This is the least popular answer as it takes time and doesn’t give instant results. Spoiler Alert – Nothing gives instant results. Continue reading