This week, Dr Spencer Nadolsky is the guest on The Food For Fitness Podcast. He is a medical doctor, fitness writer and advocate of evidence-based nutrition. Known by many as ‘The Dr Who Lifts’, Spencer has a background in exercise science and he now specialises in weight loss and cholesterol. He is leading proponent of using resistance training and good nutrition as a form of medicine to try and tackle the growing obesity crisis.
In this episode, Spencer explains how he teaches his patients about the benefits of training and intelligent nutrition as a means to improve overall health and lifestyles. He describes why our obesogenic environment is pushing us towards weight gain, the dangers of having overweight grandparents, if Facebook is making us fat and his take on the ‘exercise vs diet debate’.
We chat about cholesterol and saturated fat and he dispels many of the myths surrounding the subject. He explains why he went vegan for a month, why Bulletproof coffee could be damaging to your health, his favourite supplements and how he went from winning a bodybuilding show to competing in a triathlon without losing any muscle or strength.
Nardia Norman is an award winning Australian Personal Trainer of the Year, an author, international presenter, and women’s health authority.
She has successfully coached thousands of people to strip body fat, get strong and transform so that they may ultimately live healthier, happier, freer lives. She is on a mission to bring back common sense in an industry full of hype and BS.
Through her speaking engagements and workshops she specifically aims to help women break free from the misguided training and nutrition dogmas that keep them stuck in an unhealthy way of thinking and being, so that they may live life freely.
In this episode of the Food For Fitness Podcast, Nardia brings a lot of common sense to the show. We chat about the dangers of competing and the rise in popularity of body-focused competition and the increasing trend of women chasing the ‘perfect’ physique. Nardia explains why this may actually be unhealthy and why it can lead to obsessive behaviours and disordered eating habits.
Nardia explains why moderation isn’t sexy, but why it’s so effective. We chat about why lifting weights isn’t going to make women bulky, her favourite form of cardio, why you should honour your body, why you don’t need to smash yourself or endure extreme nutrition approaches in the quest for a better body.
You’ll learn how to maximise your effort in the gym and how to avoid ‘junk training’, why crossfit can change your mindset and how to experience Nardia’s concept of crazy body love.
FFF 019 : Crazy Body Love, Smart Training & Kickass Nutrition - with Nardia Norman is a post from: Food For Fitness
Dr Jonathan Fass is a strength coach and physical therapist specializing in sports, pain management and orthopaedics. He’s worked in the Health & Fitness industry since 2001 and has written for and been featured in a number of publications including Men’s Health, Men’s Fitness and Jezebel.com.
Most recently he has been living in Saudi Arabia where he was the Private Physical Therapist and Sports Manager for His Royal Highness Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, billionaire investor, philanthropist and humanitarian.
In this episode of the Food For Fitness podcast, Jon and Scott discuss pain, more specifically – how to avoid it! Jon explains more about why we feel pain and some of the reasons for lower back pain.
We chat about how people who work in an office can improve their posture, if there’s any science behind standing at our desks or sitting on bosu balls and why we should move more to lift more! We delve into the effectiveness of foam-rollers, Pilates and yoga and if they can help minimise injury.
Jon talks about evidence-based practice, ‘dangerous exercises’ and talks about what more people should be avoiding and including in the gym.
It’s a great show and its essential listening if you want to stay injury-free and get the most from your training.
FFF 018 : Managing Pain, Avoiding Injury, Foam Rolling & Dangerous Exercises - with Jon Fass is a post from: Food For Fitness