Fight Aging with Better Posture: An Interview with Tami Peavy

This week the GymWits interview Physical  Therapist and Posture expert Tami Peavy. The discussion is wide ranging and includes some great information that can be useful to anyone looking to improve their overall health and fitness. Tami talks at length about her practice and how poor posture can cause the aging process to accelerate. They talk about how to combat this by making small but significant changes. Tami’s website, PracticalTherapy4U serves as a tremendous resource for anyone looking for more information on how to improve their posture. 

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Taking the Easy Path + Bonus content

This week, the GymWits talk about ways in which people take the easy path both in life and in fitness. There are times when taking the easy path is the right thing and other times where is a result of short-sightedness or laziness. Avoiding conflict, relying on technology or avoiding discomfort can often be detrimental both in life and in fitness. Check out this engaging and thought provoking discussion this week on the podcast. 

Also this week, the GymWits debut the Cheat Meal exclusively for ios App users. The Cheat Meal is the podcast where the GymWits can talk about any subjects that arent related to fitness. This week they discuss the fallout and implications of UFC 200 as well as the recent sale of the MMA giant. 

 
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Fitness Gooooooals!

Goals, everyone has them. In the fitness world, they vary wildly buy when broken down, they usually fit into one (or more) of 4 primary categories. Those categories are; Aesthetics, Health, Energy and Function. This week, Ryan and Justin talk about specific goals and which categories they fall in. 

This discussion is useful because often times we don’t really consider our goals beyond the superficial. Enjoy. 

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Maintaining Fitness as we Age

This week the GymWits discuss the importance of exercise as we age. Aging increases the risk of a number of ailments including; metabolic syndrome; obesity; arthritis; Cardiovascular disease; and cognitive decline. The GymWits cover all of these ailments and what the research says about how exercise can combat them. 

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Bonus Personal Trainer Secrets: Odd Jobs

Last week, Ryan co-wrote an article for Cracked.com sharing the secrets or personal training. It is a great piece and we highly recommend you check it out here. One of the things that ended up not being shared in the article is the topic for discussion this week. This week, Ryan and Justin talk about the various odd jobs that Ryan has had directly from his clients. Some, like help moving, are to be expected while others, like flying a dog across country, are simply strange. Enjoy. 

 

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Fitness Tips for Freelancers

Run your own business? This week on the podcast, Justin wants some tips for freelancers to maintain their fitness while working through a stressful and unpredictable schedule. Ryan shares his experience both personally as well as with clients. 

 

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Periodization- Planned Variation for Peak Performance

This week the GymWits discuss periodization. Periodization is a highly specialized form of training utilized by athletes to achieve peak, in-competition, performance. They discuss the details as well as whether or not periodization can be effective for the average fitness enthusiast. That and much more this week on the GymWits Podcast. 

 

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