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Jan 31, 2018

Leo Babauta of Zen Habits shares 20 ways to eliminate stress from your life. This is Part 1 of 2.

Episode 403: 20 Ways to Eliminate Stress From Your Life - Part 1 by Leo Babauta of Zen Habits (Stress Reduction).

Leo Babauta created Zen Habits, which is about finding simplicity and mindfulness in the daily chaos of our lives. It’s about clearing the clutter so we can focus on what’s important, create something amazing, find happiness.

The original post is located here: https://zenhabits.net/20-ways-to-eliminate-stress-from-your-life

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Jan 30, 2018

JC Deen shares his take on the Twinkie diet that resulted in short-term weight loss and improved health markers.

Episode 402: The Twinkie Diet - A Mixed Bag by JC Deen of JCD Fitness (Losing Body Weight & Burning Fat).

JC Deen is the owner and creator of JCD Fitness. He whips people into shape and helps them learn how to make fitness complement their lives, as opposed to ruling it. While he talks quite the talk, he also walks the walk. The tagline of JCD Fitness is A No-BS Approach To Looking Great Naked.

The original post is located here: https://jcdfitness.com/2011/01/the-twinkie-diet-a-mixed-bag

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Jan 29, 2018

Ross Enamait shares his take on leading kids to exercise and discovering their favorite outdoor activities.

Episode 401: Leading and Enabling by Ross Enamait of Ross Training (Motivating & Inspiring Your Children to Exercise & Play Outdoors).

Founded by Ross Enamait, RossTraining.com is dedicated to excellence and innovations in high performance conditioning, strength, and athletic development. His goal with the site is to provide a content-rich resource to assist with your development. As a long time trainer and boxing coach, Ross has dedicated his life to the development and improvement of athletes. He has been in business for over 15 years and has helped numerous athletes succeed at the world class level. It is his career and obsession.

The original post is located here: http://rosstraining.com/blog/2012/10/24/leading-and-enabling

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Jan 26, 2018

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Episode 400: Q&A - What's the Best Autoimmune Disease Diet Plan (Paleo vs. Vegan vs. Ketogenic - What to Eat with Hashimoto's).

The original post is located here: http://oldpodcast.com/whats-best-autoimmune-disease-diet-plan

Jan 25, 2018

Nia Shanks shares an excerpt from her new book: "Lift Like a Girl: Be More, Not Less."

Episode 399: Break Free from the Ugly Side of Health and Fitness by Nia Shanks (Marketing in the Health & Fitness Industry - Business).

Nia Shanks is a writer and coach, and leader of the Lift Like a Girl revolution. She helps women discover and reach their potential through an empowering approach to health, fitness, and life.
Nia also hosts The Nia Shanks Show--the podcast dedicated to helping you reach your health and fitness goals and become the most awesome version of yourself.

The original post is located here: https://www.niashanks.com/break-free-ugly-side-health-fitness

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Jan 24, 2018

Neghar Fonooni shares why trying is not the best method for success.

Episode 398: Try Not by Neghar Fonooni (Women's Health & Empowerment).

Neghar Fonooni is a coach, speaker, and writer, giving women all over the world tools to create a lifestyle that thrills them, free of shame and unworthiness. She helps them give themselves permission to be vulnerable, authentic, and fully alive. She has worked as a personal trainer and fitness coach for over 15 years, served as an Arabic linguist in the United States Air Force, has been writing since she was eight years old, and birthed a witty and hilarious baby boy ten years ago. Her central focus is to help empower women through strength and bring wild and warm energy wherever she goes.

The original post is located here: http://www.negharfonooni.com/try-not

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Jan 23, 2018

Steve Kamb of Nerd Fitness relates Avengers superpowers to everyday life. This is Part 2 of 2.

Episode 397: What's Your Avengers Superpower - Part 2 by Steve Kamb of Nerd Fitness (Personal Development & Self Help).

Steve Kamb started exercising back in high school without really knowing what he was doing. Through high school and college, he made every training mistake known to man and got zero results. It wasn’t until he graduated college and learned the right way to train that he started to see positive changes.
He's a nerd, but likes fitness… so why not combine the two and turn life into one giant video game?
And thus, in the fall of 2009, NerdFitness.com was born!

The original post is located here: https://www.nerdfitness.com/blog/whats-your-avengers-superpower

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Jan 22, 2018

Steve Kamb of Nerd Fitness relates Avengers superpowers to everyday life. This is Part 1 of 2.

Episode 396: What's Your Avengers Superpower - Part 1 by Steve Kamb of Nerd Fitness (Personal Development & Self Help).

Steve Kamb started exercising back in high school without really knowing what he was doing. Through high school and college, he made every training mistake known to man and got zero results. It wasn’t until he graduated college and learned the right way to train that he started to see positive changes.
He's a nerd, but likes fitness… so why not combine the two and turn life into one giant video game?
And thus, in the fall of 2009, NerdFitness.com was born!

The original post is located here: https://www.nerdfitness.com/blog/whats-your-avengers-superpower

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Jan 19, 2018

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Episode 395: Q&A - Do Calorie Deficits Work or Do They Cause More Fat Storage and Weight Gain (Burning Fat for Fuel).

The original post is located here: http://OLDPodcast.com/calorie-deficits-work-cause-fat-storage-weight-gain

 

Jan 18, 2018

Jillian Kubala with Healthline shares the research behind spot reduction and targeting fat loss to specific body parts. This is Part 2 of 2.

Episode 394: Is It Possible to Target Fat Loss to Specific Body Parts - Part 2 by Jillian Kubala - Healthline (Sculpting & Toning Your Body).

How you feel affects every precious day of your life. Healthline understands that, which is why they’re committed to being your most trusted ally in your pursuit of health and well-being. You can depend on Healthline to provide expert content along with genuine caring--both of which will support, guide, and inspire you toward the best possible health outcomes for you and your family.

The original post is located here: https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/targeted-weight-loss

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Jan 17, 2018

Jillian Kubala with Healthline shares the research behind spot reduction and targeting fat loss to specific body parts. This is Part 1 of 2.

Episode 393: Is It Possible to Target Fat Loss to Specific Body Parts - Part 1 by Jillian Kubala with Healthline (Spot Reduction Training).

How you feel affects every precious day of your life. Healthline understands that, which is why they’re committed to being your most trusted ally in your pursuit of health and well-being. You can depend on Healthline to provide expert content along with genuine caring--both of which will support, guide, and inspire you toward the best possible health outcomes for you and your family.

The original post is located here: https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/targeted-weight-loss

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Jan 16, 2018

John Romaniello of Roman Fitness Systems shares how results really happen and the order.

Episode 392: How Results Really Happen - In Order by John Romaniello of Roman Fitness Systems (Gain Muscle & Lose Fat).

RFS originally began as a personal training company servicing the NYC Metro area back in 2003. Through that company, Roman coached everyone from professional athletes to actors to regular folks. In 2009, John Romaniello started the site to more conveniently merge his love of fitness and writing. While it was “just a blog” at first, it quickly became much, much more. Slowly but surely, writing articles, blog posts and books became the priority. Today, RFS continues to be one of the most respected sites for high quality fitness and lifestyle information around.

The original post is located here: http://romanfitnesssystems.com/articles/order-of-fitness-results

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Jan 15, 2018

2 articles from Roger Lawson of Rog Law Fitness.

Episode 391: Why Being Good Enough Isn't Good Enough Anymore And Push Up Domination by Roger Lawson of Rog Law Fitness.

Roger Lawson's goal is simple: To make 100,000 people feel good and look great without turning it into a full-time job, all while having a lot of fun along the way. Roger focuses on Diet, Exercise, and Lifestyle principles to help you achieve your fitness goals.

The original posts are located here:

http://roglawfitness.com/why-being-good-enough-isnt-good-enough-anymore

http://roglawfitness.com/push-up-domination

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Jan 12, 2018

Dr. Neal shares his interview on The Brian Copeland Show from a week of motivation.

Episode 390: Dr. Neal Malik on the Brian Copeland Show - Part 6 (New Year's Resolutions & Goals - Personal Development Training).

Brian Copeland is an award winning actor, comedian, author, playwright, television and radio talk show host based in the San Francisco Bay Area. He began his career in standup at the tender age of 18 performing in comedy venues in San Francisco. In 1994, The Brian Copeland Show debuted as a weekend program that spent years as the most listened to radio show in its time slot. In the mid 2000s, Copeland did a weekly commentary feature for the station called Copeland's Corner. The segment was honored with awards by the Radio Television News Directors Association and the Associated Press.

Find out more about Brian Copeland here: http://BrianCopeland.com

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Jan 11, 2018

Leo Babauta of Zen Habits shares a guide to making this your best year ever.

Episode 389: A Guide to Making This Your Best Year Ever by Leo Babauta of Zen Habits (Mindfulness & Gratitude).

Leo Babauta created Zen Habits, which is about finding simplicity and mindfulness in the daily chaos of our lives. It’s about clearing the clutter so we can focus on what’s important, create something amazing, find happiness.

The original post is located here: https://zenhabits.net/best-year

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Jan 10, 2018

JC Deen shares everything you need to know to use cardio for weight loss. This is Part 2 of 2.

Episode 388: Cardio for Weight Loss - Everything You Need to Know - Part 2 by JC Deen of JCD Fitness (Fat Burning Foods & Heart Rate).

JC Deen is the owner and creator of JCD Fitness. He whips people into shape and helps them learn how to make fitness complement their lives, as opposed to ruling it. While he talks quite the talk, he also walks the walk. The tagline of JCD Fitness is A No-BS Approach To Looking Great Naked.

The original post is located here: https://jcdfitness.com/2017/12/cardio-weight-loss

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Jan 9, 2018

JC Deen shares everything you need to know to use cardio for weight loss. This is Part 1 of 2.

Episode 387: Cardio for Weight Loss - Everything You Need to Know - Part 1 by JC Deen of JCD Fitness (Burning Fat Through Exercise).

JC Deen is the owner and creator of JCD Fitness. He whips people into shape and helps them learn how to make fitness complement their lives, as opposed to ruling it. While he talks quite the talk, he also walks the walk. The tagline of JCD Fitness is A No-BS Approach To Looking Great Naked.

The original post is located here: https://jcdfitness.com/2017/12/cardio-weight-loss

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Jan 8, 2018

Ross Enamait shares the third scroll from Og Mandino's "The Greatest Salesman in the World."

Episode 386: I Will Persist Until I Succeed by Ross Enamait (Inspiration & Mental Health).

Founded by Ross Enamait, RossTraining.com is dedicated to excellence and innovations in high performance conditioning, strength, and athletic development. His goal with the site is to provide a content-rich resource to assist with your development. As a long time trainer and boxing coach, Ross has dedicated his life to the development and improvement of athletes. He has been in business for over 15 years and has helped numerous athletes succeed at the world class level. It is his career and obsession.

The original post is located here: http://rosstraining.com/blog/2011/12/01/i-will-persist-until-i-succeed

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Jan 5, 2018

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Episode 385: Q&A - How to Reduce the Effects of Alcohol (Do Vitamins & Supplements Help with Hangovers & Alcohol Consumption)

The original post is located here: http://OLDPodcast.com/reducing-effects-alcohol-supplements-hangovers

Jan 4, 2018

Nia Shanks shares a simple (but not necessarily easy) process to achieve all of your fitness goals.

Episode 384: The 3 Step Process to Achieve All Your Fitness Goals by Nia Shanks (Working Out Made Simple - Your New Year's Plan).

Nia Shanks is a writer and coach, and leader of the Lift Like a Girl revolution. She helps women discover and reach their potential through an empowering approach to health, fitness, and life.
Nia also hosts The Nia Shanks Show--the podcast dedicated to helping you reach your health and fitness goals and become the most awesome version of yourself.

The original post is located here: http://www.niashanks.com/achieve-goals

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Jan 3, 2018

Neghar Fonooni has a different take on humility.

Episode 383: On Being a Rockstar (Hint: Own It) by Neghar Fonooni (Mindfulness & Focus).

Neghar Fonooni is a coach, speaker, and writer, giving women all over the world tools to create a lifestyle that thrills them, free of shame and unworthiness. She helps them give themselves permission to be vulnerable, authentic, and fully alive. She has worked as a personal trainer and fitness coach for over 15 years, served as an Arabic linguist in the United States Air Force, has been writing since she was eight years old, and birthed a witty and hilarious baby boy ten years ago. Her central focus is to help empower women through strength and bring wild and warm energy wherever she goes.

The original post is located here: http://www.negharfonooni.com/rockstar

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Jan 2, 2018

Steve Kamb of Nerd Fitness shares why sacrifice is sometimes necessary. This is Part 2 of 2.

Episode 382: Katniss Shows Us That Sometimes Sacrifice is Necessary - 2 by Steve Kamb - Nerd Fitness (Getting in Shape for New Year's).

Steve Kamb started exercising back in high school without really knowing what he was doing. Through high school and college, he made every training mistake known to man and got zero results. It wasn’t until he graduated college and learned the right way to train that he started to see positive changes.
He's a nerd, but likes fitness… so why not combine the two and turn life into one giant video game?
And thus, in the fall of 2009, NerdFitness.com was born!

The original post is located here: https://www.nerdfitness.com/blog/katniss-shows-us-that-sometimes-sacrifice-is-necessary

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Jan 1, 2018

Steve Kamb of Nerd Fitness shares why sacrifice is sometimes necessary. This is Part 1 of 2.

Episode 381: Katniss Shows Us That Sometimes Sacrifice is Necessary - Part 1 by Steve Kamb of Nerd Fitness (New Year's Resolutions).

Steve Kamb started exercising back in high school without really knowing what he was doing. Through high school and college, he made every training mistake known to man and got zero results. It wasn’t until he graduated college and learned the right way to train that he started to see positive changes.
He's a nerd, but likes fitness… so why not combine the two and turn life into one giant video game?
And thus, in the fall of 2009, NerdFitness.com was born!

The original post is located here: https://www.nerdfitness.com/blog/katniss-shows-us-that-sometimes-sacrifice-is-necessary

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