Category Archives: The Fit Pro Podcast

The Fit Pro Podcast with Jarod Cogswell

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EPISODE #20

This week’s guest is Jarod Cogswell from Enterprise Athlete He’s been in the fitness industry for 20 years and done a multitude of things. Jarod is an author, an in demand speaker and consultant who has spent a lot of time in the big box industry but has recently moved to the studio/small training gym arena. During his time working in big boxes he’s helped increase revenues to over $8 million, drove personal training revenue to over $1 million, as well as increasing memberships by 2000 plus. So needless to say, he’s got a proven track record.

To Find Out More About Jarod:

http://enterpriseathlete.com/

What We Cover in This Episode:

  • Jarod’s Work Like An Athlete concept
  • Building a Great Team
  • Hiring & Firing Staff
  • Retention Tools
  • Top Lessons from working in a big box
  • Team building
  • The clubs within a club concept

Resources Mentioned in This Episode:

Todd Durkin

Fitness Quest 10

Thomas Plummer

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The Fit Pro Podcast with Mike Wunsch

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EPISODE #19

This week’s guest is Mike Wunsch from Results Fitness. Mike is one of the smartest guys around when it comes to programming. He’s got an absolute wealth of knowledge and is lucky enough to have pretty much anyone who’s anyone in the fitness industry come and do in service sessions with him and the staff at Results Fitness.

To Find Out More About Results Fitness:

www.resultsfitnessuniversity.com

What We Cover in This Episode:

  • Personality Profiling
  • Internal vs External Focused Cueing
  • How to be a Better Coach
  • The future of personal training
  • Personal Training 2.0
  • Program Design
  • Why “regular” people are who you should be focused on
  • Future Fitness Trends

Resources Mentioned in This Episode:

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The Fit Pro Podcast with Dr Emily Splichal

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EPISODE #18

This week we’ve got our first ever female guest, Dr Emily Splichal. Dr Emily is a podiatrist and human movement specialist from New York and she’s also the founder of the Eviedence Based Fitness Academy. Dr Emily is an expert on barefoot training, putting together the most comprehensive courses on the subject, as well as speaking about this topic around the world. She’s been a consultant to companies like Nike, Trigger Point Therapy and Crunch Fitness, as well as a guest on THE Oprah show.

To Find Out More About Dr Emily:

evidencebasedfitnessacademy.com/

What We Cover in This Episode:

    • The Future of Footwear
    • The big toe’s influence on movement
    • The truth about orthotics
    • Dispelling the myths about barefoot training
    • Whether clients should train barefoot
    • The Vibram lawsuit
    • Progressions to training barefoot
    • And so much more

Resources Covered in This Episode:

Evidence Based Fitness Academy

Short Foot Video

Short Foot Article by Dr Emily

Yamuna Foot Wakers

Melt Method

Reflexi Foot

More Articles:

Nerves of the Feet

Gait Analysis

The Power Behind Barefoot Training – Beyond Running

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The Fit Pro Podcast with Josh JB Bowen

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EPISODE #17

This week’s guest is Josh JB Bowen. Josh is a personal trainer and speaker from Kentucky. He was the 2013 Life Fitness Personal Trainer to Watch Global Finalist and is the author of 12 Steps to Fitness Freedom. He’s a super motivated guy who loves to talk about how and why our clients are motivated to exercise, with a special interest in Emotional Intelligence with regards to exercise.

To Find Out More About Josh:

www.allthingsthroughfitness.com/

What We Cover in This Episode:

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The Fit Pro Podcast with Anthony Carey

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EPISODE #16

This week I’ve got Anthony Carey on the show. I’ve known Anthony for almost a year now and when in comes to people in chronic pain; Anthony is the one to call. Anthony has worked in the fitness field for over 21 years and has presenting all over the world at numerous conventions. He owns Function First in San Diego, my favourite city on earth, is an author of The Pain Free Program & Relationships and Referrals, as well as numerous published articles, the inventor of the Core Tex and a consultant to some of the industry’s leading companies. He also has clients fly in to see him from all over the world.

To Find Out More About Anthony:

www.FunctionFirst.com

What We Cover in This Episode:

  • Dealing with Clients in Chronic Pain
  • What drives chronic pain
  • Whether we are doing a good job with corrective exercise prescription
  • The state of the industry when it comes to assessing clients
  • Anthony’s biggest lessons during his 20+ years

Resources Mentioned in This Episode:

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The Fit Pro Podcast Episode #15 with Peter Twist

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EPISODE #15

This week I’ve got a very special guest. He’s actually the first person I ever saw at my very first fitness convention back in Toronto, and that’s Peter Twist. Peter has been a leader in the fitness industry for the last couple decades. Pete has authored a number of books and papers on sports conditioning, coached over 700 pro athletes and has presented at I think every major fitness convention around the world. He’s the founder of Twist Conditioning and an all around amazing guy. He’s a guy who I looked up to early in my career and am now extremely honoured and humbled to call Twister a good friend.

To Find Out More About Peter check out his website:

www.TwistConditoning.com

What We Cover in This Episode:

  • What functional training actually is
  • How the industry has become too “tool” centric
  • Why we need to get back to coaching
  • Introduction of Twist University
  • And some MASSIVE PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT nuggets

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The Fit Pro Podcast with Brett Klika

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EPISODE #14

This week we’ve got Brett Klika on the show. Although Brett looks like he just graduated from high school, he’s been in the industry for well over a decade,. Brett travels around the world speaking at a number of fitness and corporate events and just recently was awarded personal trainer of the year by the IDEA Health & Fitness Organization. Brett works with both professional baseball players and your everyday Joe and Jane, but what Brett is really passionate about is working with kids.

To Find Out More About Bret check out his website:

www.BrettKlika.com
www.SpiderFitKids.com

What We Cover in This Episode:

  • We discuss the “No Weight Training for Kids” debate
  • Why kids are becoming so unfit and unhealthy
  • How to motivate kids to exercise
  • Motor Development of kids
  • What skills you should work on with different age kids
  • Whether education is an issue for childhood obesity
  • Training High School aged athletes
  • Starting a sports conditioning program
  • And so much more

Resources Mentioned in This Episode:

The Underground Workout

Spider Fit Kids

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The Fit Pro Podcast with Bret Contreras

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EPISODE #13 – Bret Contreras

This week we’ve got Bret Contreras, otherwise known as the Glute Guy. Bret is a super smart guy and loves digging deep into the research so he’s got a lot to share both in the interview, as well as on his site. And for any of you how have ever wondered where Bret’s obsession with the glutes came from, you might be surprised with the answer. This is definitely a great one for all you fellow “trainer geeks” out there

To Find Out More About Bret check out his website:

www.BretContreras.com

What We Cover in This Episode:

  • How Bret became obsessed about the glutes
  • The difference between a hip thrust and a glute bridge
  • How load vectors play into program design
  • Hypertrophy methods for the glutes
  • EMG studies of different glute exercises
  • How he set a new deadlift PB after 5 years
  • Bret’s new 2X4 Program
  • And tons more!

Resources Mentioned in This Episode:

Brad Schoenfield

T-Nation

EliteFTS

Bret’s new program 2×4 Strength

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The Fit Pro Podcast with Martin Rooney

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EPISODE #12 – Martin Rooney

You are in for a treat this week because Martin Rooney absolutely crushed this episode! Martin is a pioneer in the strength and conditioning field when it comes to martial arts and speed training. To just touch on what Martin has done, he is the creator of Training for Warriors, an author of 5 books, and he’s trained some of the world’s best athletes. Oh and did I mention he’s one hell of a motivator?!

To Find Out More About Martin check out his website:

www.TrainingforWarriors.com

What We Cover in This Episode:

  • The 2 F’s of Success
  • Martin’s Secrets to Success
  • The Current State of the Fitness Industry
  • The Good, Bad & Ugly of Metabolic Training
  • How to be a World Class Coach
  • Secrets to Motivation
  • The Truth about Childhood Obestity
  • And SOOOO Much More

Resources Mentioned in This Episode:

Parisi Speed School

Training for Warriors Australia Workshop

The TFW Dojo

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The Fit Pro Podcast Episode #11 with Nick Tumminello

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EPISODE #11 – Nick Tumminello

This week’s guest is Nick Tumminello. Nick is an extremely knowledgeable trainer to the trainers, who has a lot to share. Although he’s been known to ruffle some feathers at times, what I like most about Nick is that it’s never about ego, but about improving the standard of the industry.

To Find Out More About Nick check out his website:

www.PerformanceU.net

What We Cover in This Episode:

  • Why there is so much conflicting information in the fitness industry
  • How to sort through and find reliable resources
  • How today’s trends are affecting the fitness industry
  • What you need to stop doing at fitness conventions
  • The science based trainers movement
  • Nick’s new book Strength Training for Fat Loss

Resources Mentioned in This Episode:

Alan Aragon

Brad Schoenfield

The mechanics of hypertrophy paper

Bret Contreras

Rick Mayo

IDEA East Conference

Fabio Comano

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