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Get Leaner, Go Faster with Matt Fitzgerald | BDO 81

Body-Do-Over-Podcast-Matt-Theriault-John-Schaefer-Get-Leaner-Go-Faster-with-Matt-FitzgeraldToday Matt is interviewing certified sports nutritionist, extreme athlete, and phenomenal author, Matt Fitzgerald.  Matt and Matt are discussing the importance of escaping the cult-like extremism of modern-day diets and why neither of them believe there is a single right way to eat.  Learn more about Matt Fitzgerald and what he calls agnostic healthy eating.  Enjoy!

 

What You’ll Learn:

  • How Matt got into both running and writing.
  • Why people adopt cult-like behavior when it comes to diet.
  • What the “right” way to eat looks like.
  • Where you begin when searching for the perfect diet for you.
  • What “agnostic healthy eating is.”
  • Which is more important: quality or quantity.
  • How Matt feels about vegetarianism.
  • Why body weight isn’t as important as some think.
  • The difference between successful and helpful.
  • What Matt is excited about for the future.

 

 

 

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Eli Markstrom in the Midst of Alternative “and Fun” Fitness – Obstacle Course Racing | BDO 60

Fun Fitness Obstacle Course RacingToday Matt is speaking with Eli Markstrom, a man no stranger to fitness and athletics, but a relative newbie to the addictive world of obstacle racing.  Eli shares with listeners how obstacle racing requires a good running foundation, a solid strength base, and grit, as well as how the unconventional training that these components require keeps things interesting.  Because obstacle racing tests a wide array of skills and strengths, the boundaries of sport performance are stretched from every angle.  Enjoy!

 

 

What You’ll Learn:

  • What obstacle racing is.
  • The different types of obstacle course races (Tough Mudder vs. Spartan Races).
  • The benefits of this type of exercise.
  • How he came across this type of exercise.
  • The importance of unconventional training.
  • What you can expect to hear on Eli’s new podcast, Obstacle Order.

 

 

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The Cardio Do’s and Don’ts | BDO 14

The-Cardio-Dos-and-DontsEvery guru and magazine cover has unique opinions; they all believe they have “the answer.” But if burning fat and getting lean are your goals, there is a right way and a wrong way to implement cardiovascular exercise into your workout routine.  You can’t rely on just any advice.

On today’s episode, John shares the dos and don’ts of cardio.  He talks specifically about the most effective and least effective forms of cardio (hint: the elliptical isn’t all it’s cracked up to be!) Enjoy!

 

Cardio Do's And Don'ts

What You’ll Learn:

  • Why cardio is still important even though it isn’t “the answer.”
  • Exactly what cardiovascular exercise is; and
  • The importance of the interval format.
  • Why everyone listening to this show should be doing sprint training; and
  • How to incorporate this exercise if you have bad knees.
  • What subjective intensity is; and
  • Why it is important that everyone understand the concept.
  • How often you should be engaging in cardio per week.
  • How long your “high intensity” interval should last.
  • Why you should always add an incline to your treadmill routine.
  • How much is “too much” cardio.
  • What to do to protect your lean muscle tissue when engaging in cardio.
  • What your VO2 max is and why it’s important.
  • How good nutrition plays into a good cardio workout.
  • The difference between running outdoors and running on a treadmill.
  • The most effective cardio exercises.
  • Why John does not recommend the elliptical for cardio.
  • How Matt has been able to up his intensity in the gym.
  • Why the extra rep is so important.

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  • Check in on Matt’s weight loss journey over at BodyDoOver.com.
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