Group Exercise Classes

Group Exercise can be a great way to make the most of your time in the gym. The right class can serve as great motivation and help to produce great results. Alternatively, a poor choice can be discouraging and at worst lead to an injury. This week, the GymWits discuss how to choose the right class as well as some of the benefits and drawbacks. 

Our Interesting Study  takes a look at the effect of exercise on brain function. 

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Ask the Trainer 5: Building Muscle While Losing Fat.

This week is another Ask the Trainer edition of the Podcast. The GymWits answer your questions. Discussion includes:

– Building muscle while losing fat

– Resources for fitness information.

– Full Body workout programming

– Battling the side stitches that come with exercise

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DIY Fitness Programming

This week, the GymWits talk go through, step by step, how to put together your own exercise program. In this episode, they discuss:

– Practical Concerns

– Goals

– Balancing Cardio and Resistance

– Timing

– Exercise Modalities

– Choosing Exercises

and much more. 

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Nutrition For Endurance Training

This week the GymWits are discussing proper nutrition for endurance training. Toni is entering the final stretch of her half-marathon training and is here to share some useful tips for long distance endurance events. 

Topics include: 

A Breakdown of Macros

The practicality of combining weight loss with endurance training

Food Choice

Micronutrients

Supplimentation

Carb Loading

Water intake

and much more

 

 

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Body Hacking, Pain Management and Dieting with Chris Kidawski

This week the GymWits interview Chris Kidawski. Chris is a fitness professional, author, entrepreneur and pain management expert. Pick up one of his books here.

 

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What it takes to become a Registered Dietitian

This week on the podcast, Toni discusses the steps involved with becoming a Registered Dietitian. She answers a number of questions  including:

– What is a Registered Dietitian?

– Why become one?

– The difference between being an RD and a nutritionist.

– How to get started?

– What courses are involved? 

– So you’re an RD, now what? 

 

As usual, Toni provides some great insight for anyone interested in a career as a Registered Dietitian. 

 

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Training the Hands and Forearms

This week the GymWits talk about one of the most important but underemphazied parts of the body, the forearms. After getting a great question from a listener, the GymWits take a deep dive into the importance of training the hands and forearms. They discuss:

The muscles
Choosing between Training modalities
Common injuries
Function of the hands & forearms
Importance of Grip Strength
The importance of mobility & ROM

And much more.

 
 

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Finding your Motivation: With Shawn Anderson

Shawn Anderson is a motivational speaker and author who has accomplished feats of endurance that many of us can only dream of. Shawn talks with the GymWits about motivation, where it comes from and how to harness it. Shawn is an intense and focused guy and if this interview doesn’t get you excited about fitness, we’re not sure what will. Enjoy.

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What’s the Deal with Bread? The Good, the Bad, the Misconceptions

Bread is one of the most volatile subjects in nutrition with opinions varying wildly. Some say to cut it out completely, others say to only eat whole grains and then some say eat as much as you want, none of it matters. This week on the podcast, The GymWits talk about bread and as usual try to sift through the noise in order to find the truth. 

Topics:

– White bread or Whole Wheat?

– Misconceptions about multi-grain, pumpernickel and sour dough.

– Glycemic index.

– Additives and preservatives. 

and much more. 

 

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What the Vegan? Everything you Need to Know About a Vegan Diet

Thinking about transitioning over to a vegan diet? There are some important things to know prior to making the change. Like many things involved in health and nutrition, veganism has become somewhat of a buzz term and has many misconceptions associated with it. This week, the GymWits focus on the science and talk about some of the pros and cons of turning vegan. Additionally, they discuss some of the best ways to make the transition. 

This week, the GymWits also give their thoughts on the recent Documentary, What the Health and answer your questions. 

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