Understanding Metabolism

This week, Toni and Justin talk Metabolism. Metabolism has been a major health and fitness buzzword and the GymWits will dive into it to answer some important questions.

Topics Include: 

What is it

Ways to increase it

What lifestyle and diet factors negatively impact it

What foods can help

 

And much more…

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Connecting your Emotions to Health & Fitness with Laurie Cossar/ Mayweather McGreggor Discussion

This week the GymWits talk with Nutritionist, Author and Health Coach, Laurie Cossar. Laurie talks about how emotions play into health and wellness outcomes and some strategies to effectively work with your emotions. Also, the GymWits chat about the recently announced Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGreggor boxing match. 

Laurie’s website is www.lauriecossar.com/

 

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Training for Aesthetics vs. Health

This week the GymWits talk about the differences between exercising with an aesthetic goal as opposed to a health or functional one. Topics include:

Exercise choice

Dieting

Overuse injuries and Muscle Imbalances

Risk Reward in Exercise

and much more.

Additionally, the GymWits answer your questions and cover some of the latest fitness news. 

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Cardio in a Bottle and Terrible Advice From Trainers

This week, the GymWits discuss an interesting study that came out in Cell Metabolism. How close are we to a pill that significantly improves cardio? Also, Ryan shares a story of terrible advice that he overheard a fellow trainer giving to a client. Plus, in the ask the trainer segment, he answers, Where does the fat go? 

Studies

Exercise in a pill

Where does the fat go

 

 

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10 Effective Eating Strategies

Toni is back this week to discuss the 10 most effective changes one can make to their diet in order to ensure lasting success. She covers a variety of different strategies that include:

Proper food choices

Hydration

Sleep

Balance

Caloric deficit

Measuring tools

Tracking

and much more

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Fitness Philosophy: Schopenhauer dilemma

This week the GymWits put on their (very) amateur philosophy hats and discuss Schopenhauer’s dilemma as well as his porcupine dilemma and look at some of the interesting ways in which it relates to fitness. 

Interestingly, thinking about the dilemma, may help some people rethink how they approach their health and fitness.

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Fueling your Workout: The Best Pre and Post Exercise Practices

This week Toni back to talk about Pre and Post Workout Fuel. She helps break down the Macros and their importance. The GymWits also discuss how to properly time your meals in order to get the most out of your diet. This and much more this week on the podcast. 

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