Brendon Rearick is a strength and performance coach living in San Francisco. He is co-owner of Movement as Medicine and in this episode Brendon discusses how he goes about creating buy in with new trainees and what he thinks the future holds for the fitness industry.
Kevin Carr is a strength and performance coach at Mike Boyle Strength and Conditioning and Movement as Medicine in Boston. Kevin discusses how to go about improving cognitive health from a training and life perspective and the benefits of “training your brain”. We also go about figuring out what people mean by sport specific training and what that really means for the athlete and the strength coach.
Jay Weedall, co-owner of Ethos Fitness and Performance in Boston joins Jon for a holiday edition of the podcast. Jay goes over his advice for the holidays when it comes to training and eating and it is all geared towards shaping your mindset. In the second part of the interview Jay discusses the challenges of expanding as a gym owner and the lessons he has learned through the process.
Dr. Anna Akbari is a sociologist,writer, speaker and innovation consultant. She is a former professor in the department of Media, Culture, and Communication and the Visual Culture MA program at New York University, as well as Parsons The New School for Design. Anna’s area of research focuses on visual and virtual presentation, technology and human […]
Stephanie Romiszewski is a sleep physiologist at the Sleepyhead Clinic in Devon, England. With a background in behavioral sleep medicine and psychology, Stephanie also assisted with sleep research at Harvard Medical School. Since then she has gone on to work in NHS sleep centers diagnosing and treating sleep disorders as well as seeing clients at […]
What are the health benefits of different types of conditioning? Also, what are some key markers that we can look to as accurate indicators of general health when it comes to your heart? Alex and Jon team up to discuss the reasons behind different types of conditioning they prescribe in their client programs and what […]
Brendon Rearick drops in to discuss fifteen standout books he has read and or listened to over the last year. Brendon is a strength coach in the San Francisco area who works with clients on a daily basis. He also helps coach other coaches through the Certified Functional Strength Coach program with Mike Boyle Strength […]
Eirinn took over the podcast for this weeks episode and managed to snag Dr. Lindsay Tanskey right before her due date to discuss how she has been navigating nutrition while she is pregnant. In this episode Eirinn and Lindsay discuss the following: The most unexpected part of pregnancy Lindsay’s nutritional philosophy How pregnancy has affected […]
Are you looking to add purpose and direction to your strength training? The Tactical Strength Challenge from Strongfirst offers a unique challenge in raw strength in the form of a deadlift, a relative strength with pull-ups and conditioning via the kettlebell snatch test. Eirinn, Alex and Jon go over the following in this episode: What […]
Are you the type of person who needs a little structure in order to operate to your potential everyday or do you just have some guidelines you prioritize as you go through life? Eirinn and Jon discuss their rules for life and why they think they’re important. Leave us a review on iTunes Podcast beat […]
Stress is unavoidable in life. There are also forms of stress that could be classified as good and bad in relation to your health. Bad stress can become chronic and as a result of this prolonged stress on the system we can become susceptible to adverse health conditions. Eirinn joins the discussion with Jon to […]
What does it mean to trust the process in a world where we want everything right now? Jon, Eirinn and Alex discuss what it means to really “trust the process” when it comes to your training and also how can you develop the ability to truly train hard? The Pillars of Health on Instagram: @thepillars_of_health_pod […]
Adequate sleep is necessary for physical renewal, hormonal regulation and growth. Sleep is also the number one natural performance enhancer available. Studies have shown that not getting enough sleep can lead to some pretty adverse health conditions. In this episode, Eirinn and Jon detail why sleep is important, the phases of sleep and what happens […]
Do you train like a bodybuilder? In this weeks episode Alex and Jon discuss different ways to go about your training in order to optimize how you feel and still reach your goals if you are a non competing individual who trains a body part split much like how bodybuilders like to divide their training […]
Eirinn Carroll is a strength coach and also a Precision Nutrition level one certified coach. In this episode, Eirinn discusses how she approaches food with her clients and how to go about applying a precision nutrition lens to such a complex topic. They also jump into topics such as food principles, the perfect diet, creating […]
Oliver White is a soccer player with Kingston City FC, an Australian soccer club from Clayton South, Victoria. Kingston City FC compete in the National Premier Leagues Victoria. Oliver grew up in Boston, Massachusetts and played club soccer with multiple teams while growing up in the US. He went on to play collegiate soccer at […]
Miguel Aragoncillo is a strength coach at Cressey Sports Performance in Massachusetts. He currently works with a mix of athletes and people in general. Miguel provides a detailed look into the differences between training for health versus performance as well as what musical era he would like to travel back in time to. Other topics […]
Dr. Michael Mayr, DMD, went to Boston University where he received his Doctorate of Dental Medicine. He is also an Accredited Member of the International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology (IAOMT). Dr. Mayr joins Jon on the podcast to discuss holistic dental health, where he goes into detail on current topics in the headlines […]