Episode 057: Stress Management Strategies featuring Eirinn Carroll

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 go over the good and bad forms of stress and strategies to help you effectively manage the bad forms of stress.

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Episode 052: From Harvard to Kingston City FC & Making Your Dream a Reality featuring Oliver White

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 Harvard University as a student athlete where he tallied nine goals and five assists over the course of his collegiate career. Jon and Oliver crossed paths as Oliver was preparing to play in a series of trial games in Boston for scouts from professional soccer clubs. Topics discussed in this episode include:

  • What Oliver misses most about home
  • Kingston City FC season review
  • Biggest learning moments as a collegiate athlete
  • Most enjoyable aspect of being a student athlete
  • Advice for people who want to make their dreams a reality
  • What US soccer needs to change in order to be successful
  • Pre-game preparation strategies
  • Post game recovery routine
  • Reasons to track sleeping patterns
  • Stress management techniques
  • Nutritional approach to game days
  • Premier League discussion

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Episode 051: Training for Health versus Performance, Social Media in Fitness & Integrating Perspective featuring Miguel Aragoncillo

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 include:

  • Breakdancing
  • A definition of health
  • Training for health versus performance
  • Creating variability for health
  • Managing training expectations for people and their goals
  • Common training messages that come up
  • Trends in training
  • Social media on fitness
  • The influence of the Postural Restoration Institute on Miguel’s coaching
  • Miguel’s favorite Ron Hruska “Knowledge Bomb”
  • Managing the four pillars of health
  • Stress management and putting things in perspective

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Website: miguelaragoncillo.com

Episode 049: Minimalism, Eco Living & Creating a Successful Online Business featuring Jess Lewis

Jessica Lewis is the co-owner of Knockout Print Shop with her husband Matt. Jessica is a StrongFirst certified coach and also previously owned and operated a gym in Chicago before relocating to Raleigh, North Carolina. Among the topics of conversation are dogs, coffee and tiny houses as well as the following:

  • Generating online business into a source of income
  • What goes in to creating a successful online store?
  • Minimalism and Mindfulness
  • Lessons from owning a gym
  • The challenge of showing people there is another way to train
  • Eco living and reducing waste
  • Managing the four pillars of health
  • Raleigh coffee recommendations

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Alex Tanskey is an integrative strength and performance coach based in Raleigh, North Carolina. During this episode of the pillars of health he delves into the correct way to progress your chin ups with Jon. Other topics discussed are listed below. Find this episode description here http://bit.ly/2LLDx6p

  • Creating optimal cardiovascular health
  • How conditioning can help you manage stress
  • The benefits of steady state conditioning days
  • Creating a more efficient heart and why it is important
  • Resting heart rate ranges to be aware of
  • What is heart rate recovery?
  • Optimal heart rate recovery ranges
  • How to balance strength with conditioning
  • Why creating a training balance will benefit your health long term

Show Notes

The Joel Jamieson episode on the Pillars of Health link: http://bit.ly/2LlHanA

Article on Energy Systems: Who, What When? http://bit.ly/2GrtzZh

Article on Testing Your Conditioning: http://bit.ly/2HdNpEH

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Alex Tanskey’s website: alextanskey.com

The Pillars of Health Podcast celebrates being one year old this week! Eirinn and Jon discuss a vast array of topics including some of the challenges early on associated with getting the podcast started. Some other topics that come up in this weeks episode include:

  • A review of podcast episodes
  • Inspirational podcasts we listen to
  • Podcast statistics recap
  • People that helped contribute to the content of the podcast
  • World Cup discussion
  • The down low on natural deodorant

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Kyle Holland is a Performance Specialist with EXOS and is currently embedded within a special operations unit. As a strength coach to the entire unit Kyle oversees the readiness of many within the armed forces. Kyle talks to Jon about interning at the University of Iowa, training UFC fighters like Joel Lauzon as well as tactical athletes like those in the armed forces. Other topics include:

  • Why the basics are important when it comes to strength training
  • Why more isn’t always the answer
  • Programming regeneration days for UFC fighters
  • Floyd Mayweather v Conor McGregor – was conditioning the reason McGregor lost?
  • Intermittent fasting
  • How Kyle manages
    • Stress
    • Sleep
    • Exercise
    • Nutrition
  • Putting things in perspective
  • Creating buy in with tactical athletes

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

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