Fitness Podcast

From Hollywood to Your Home: 5 Tips From Celeb Trainer Paul Vincent

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Not long ago, we went, well, nuts for this recipe from Paul Vincent, a Hollywood trainer who’s worked with celebrities like Chris Pine, Ryan Gosling, and Harrison Ford. And while we do love that seasoned almonds recipe, we wanted to hear a little more from him. Like, oh, what it’s like working with Han Freakin’ Solo. Happily, Paul obliged! I’ve been on numerous movie shoots like, Star Wars: The Force Awakens, to help my clients prepare for big roles. Something I learned very quickly is that I needed to train actors in the same way that I trained my athlete clients in their competitive...

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What Couples Workouts Do You Recommend?

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Question from DJ: What’s a Good Couples Workout? Hello! My husband and I took a marriage class last night. The takeaway was trying to maximize the limited down time you have after the kids go to bed to do an activity together and not just sit and stare at media. We would like to buy (or stream via Amazon Fire or another online source to our TV) a partner workout DVD. This can lean towards a sexy inspired workout or a true calorie burner. We’d buy both. Can you please make a recommendation? Or five? Thanks!—DJ Answer from the FBGs...

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The Sleep Doctor, Dr. Michael Breus

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Are you one of the millions of sleep-deprived people trying to make it through the day with little rest? Whether it’s a chronic or occasional battle, lack of sleep can wreak havoc on your mental and physical health. So it was our pleasure to talk to renowned sleep expert Dr. Michael Breus — AKA “The Sleep Doctor” — and get his tips for catching a few more beautiful ZZZs at night. And, guys, we cover SO MUCH good info. How much time should you spend napping? Are there any special teas you should drink to get more rest? Can a spoonful of...

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Instagram Fitness Star Sia Cooper

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Sia Cooper is a busy mother of two, a certified personal trainer, and a licensed nurse who has helped thousands of women during and after pregnancy with her 12-week online program — The Strong Body Guide. She also happens to be a social media badass with more than 900,000 Instagram followers. (Whoa!)   In this ep, Sia shares advice for moms-to-be on the adjustments they need to make for their workouts during and immediately after their pregnancy, and also offers tips for fitness trainers and instructors who sometimes do not have the latest pre/postnatal workout info. Sia’s fun, relatable approach to fitness and...

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