Switching It Up For New Progress | BDO 97

Body-Do-Over-Podcast-Switching-It-Up-for-ProgressEven with the holidays just behind us, John is in the best shape he has ever been in!  How did he manage to do it, while most of us tried to be able to button our pants?  The answer is simple and it also happens to be the single best way to get stronger: reverse pyramid training.  Today Matt and John discuss the basics of this training method so that you can bust out of the post-holiday slump and build some serious muscle.  Enjoy!

 

What You’ll Learn:

  • The easiest way to shift your fitness and nutrition.
  • How often to focus on strength training.
  • Why it is easy to hit plateaus with your routine.
  • What reverse pyramid training (or backloading) is.
  • The importance of recovery when it comes to strength training.
  • How to be sure that lifting heavy won’t bulk you up.
  • How to not ever get stronger.
  • The simple hack to activate your nervous system.
  • Which exercises actually develop your muscle the best.

 

 

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The Micros to Obsess Over in the New Year | BDO 96

Body-Do-Over-Podcast-Food-JournalIf health and fitness are part of your New Year’s resolutions this year, set yourself up for success by adopting these 3 micro habits.  If you’ve decided 2016 will be your best year ever, commit to these micros diligently for just 2 weeks and you will be on your way to long term success.  Enjoy!

 

 

What You’ll Learn:

  • How John leaned out over the holidays.
  • The difference between macronutrients and micronutrients.
  • Why you must give yourself 2 weeks of complete and total discipline.
  • The reason John wants you to log your food for 1 week minimum; and
  • The easy app John and Matt use to do this.
  • Why consistency is more important than number of days in the gym.
  • What type of people should make up your tribe.

 

 

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Less Food or More Exercise for Optimal Weight Loss? Dr. Luiza Petre | BDO 95

Body-Do-Over-Podcast-Less-Food-or-More-Exercise-for-Optimal-Weight-Loss-Dr.-Luiza-PetreIf you are looking to trim down, what’s more important: eating less or exercising more?  Today we are settling the question once and for all with our awesome guest, Board certified cardiologist and weight loss specialist, Dr. Luiza Petre.  Enjoy!

 

What You’ll Learn:

  • The role that obesity plays in our society.
  • Why you cannot exercise your weight away.
  • The role of behavior modification in Dr. Petre’s program.
  • Why excess cardio can oftentimes cause weight gain.
  • The factors that contribute to how much you should be exercising.
  • The foundation of Dr. Petre’s fitness recommendation.
  • What happens when someone over-exercises.
  • The reason you shouldn’t go to bed hungry.
  • What background information Dr. Petre learns about her weight loss clients.
  • What is involved in weight loss aside from nutrition and fitness.
  • The easiest way to consume 90 less calories at every meal.
  • Why Dr. Petre encourages all of her clients to journal.
  • The biggest mistake you can make once you hit your weight loss goals.
  • What you can expect if you go through a Medi-Weightloss clinic.
  • Petre’s advice for managing your weight during the holidays.

 

 

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The Actual Secret to Great Abs | BDO 94

Body-Do-Over-Podcast-Matt-Theriault-John-Schaefer-The-Actual-Secret-to-Great-AbsToday John and Matt are discussing how you can achieve the holy grail of fitness: rock hard abdominals.  While there is no shortcut and a six-pack will require consistent work over time, there are 3 keys to getting the abs you’ve always wanted.  Enjoy!

 

What You’ll Learn:

  • What the hype around abs looks like.
  • Why you aren’t seeing your abs; and
  • How much they are able of growing.
  • Why an ab roller or similar device alone will never give you the results you desire.
  • The reason that John doesn’t focus on ab training.
  • The 3 strength training movements that will tone your abs lightning fast.
  • What the easiest way to drop fat is.
  • The ideal macronutrient ratios for fat loss.
  • The easy way to reduce stress hormones, burn more fat, and repair muscles.
  • Why drinking 2 glasses of wine might be ideal for sleep.
  • The reason spot reducing is a myth.

 

 

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3 More Habits That Are Stifling Your Results | BDO 93

Body-Do-Over-Podcast-Matt-Theriault-John-Schaefer-3-More-Habits-That-Are-Stifling-Your-ResultsFollowing up on last week’s podcast, today we are exploring 3 more habits that are guaranteed to slow your ability to slim down.  Plus, learn what John’s fit-spirational Thanksgiving tradition looks like (p.s. he stuffs his face like the rest of us!)  Enjoy!

 

What You’ll Learn:

  • What John’s Thanksgiving tradition looks like.
  • How eating too little can deter you.
  • The only way to rebuild the muscle breakdown you create in the gym.
  • How to determine a ballpark figure of the calories you need.
  • The importance of avoiding injuries; and
  • The most common injury that John has seen over the years.
  • Which lifts are the most complex.
  • Where you can get good advice on form.
  • How much cardio you should do if you want to get lean.
  • John’s 30 fitness promise.

 

 

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3 Habits That Are Stifling Your Results | BDO 92

Body-Do-Over-Podcast-Matt-Theriault-John-Schaefer-3-Habits-That-Are-Stifling-Your-ResultsToday we are discussing the 3 habits that are guaranteed to derail your progress, including the single most important consideration when trying to tone your body.  If slimming down is your goal, it is critical that you avoid making these mistakes!  Enjoy!

 

What You’ll Learn:

  • What Matt’s moderate approach to traveling looks like.
  • The philosophical aspect of losing weight.
  • What John’s “why” is.
  • How diet is related to your results.
  • Why you should consider the cumulative effects of your nutrition.
  • The habit that you MUST break while at the gym.

 

 

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Boost Your Magic Muscle Builder | BDO 91

On today’s Body Do Over, John and Matt explore the 4 ways to increase your testosterone, which is important for a lean, toned body in men and women.  Whether you are extremely overweight or a gym rat, male or female, everyone can learn from the lessons in today’s episode.  Enjoy!

 

What You’ll Learn:

  • The importance of balancing testosterone for men and women.
  • How caloric restriction affects your hormone levels.
  • John’s recommendation for dietary fats.
  • How to track what you are eating.
  • Why carbs is getting such a bad rep these days; and
  • How many carbs you should be eating to support metabolism.
  • Which supplements and vitamins can help boost your testosterone levels.
  • Why John suggests training heavy – even for women.

 

 

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Getting One-Sided | BDO 90

Body-Do-Over-Podcast-Matt-Theriault-John-Schaefer-Getting-One-SidedUnilateral training uses isolation to target your non-dominant side, allowing you to develop muscle evenly and in a healthy way.  On this episode John goes through the major unilateral moves, including important scales, so that you can begin incorporating them in your next workout.

 

What You’ll Learn:

  • What unilateral moves are.
  • How dominant body parts work; and
  • The importance of addressing them.
  • Why dumbbells are a great isolation tool.
  • How often John suggests using unilateral movements.
  • The top 3 unilateral leg moves.
  • How to modify a single-leg squat.
  • Where you should incorporate unilateral moves in your workout.

 

 

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5 More Nutritional Myths | BDO 89

Today John and Matt follow up from last week’s podcast with 5 more nutritional myths that may be thwarting your success.  Ditching 1 or 2 of these commonly held beliefs may allow you to release weight that you’ve been hanging on to for years.  Enjoy!

 

What You’ll Learn:

  • How salt affects your body and weight loss.
  • Why saturated fat isn’t as scary as once believed.
  • The importance of good fat in your diet.
  • Why you should consider how you cook your meat.
  • What types of eggs you should eat and how often.
  • Why carbs are not the enemy!
  • What your carb intake should look like if you are trying to drop weight.
  • How carbs help you to build muscle.
  • The importance of eating whole foods.

 

 

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5 Nutritional Myths | BDO 88

On today’s Body Do Over, we are discussing 5 nutritional myths that are so common that many people now accept them as truth.  But as he often does, John is separating the facts from the B.S. and explaining how he has improved his own fitness by ignoring these myths.  Enjoy!

 

What You’ll Learn:

  • How John has improved his fitness with the help of pressure.
  • How often you should be eating and how big those meals should be.
  • What the most important part of your eating plan is.
  • Where the best source of vitamins come from.
  • The relationship between high protein and kidney function.
  • Why whole grains are not as ideal as they are promoted to be.

 

 

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