9 to 5 Fitness

9 to 5 Fitness

Is your work schedule bogging you down and interfering with your plans to stay fit and healthy? Join our fitness expert Matt, and your average 9-to-5er Kriss, for weekly discussions on starting, building, and maintaining a healthy lifestyle—with a busy work schedule in mind. Expect brief and informative research that's coupled with lighthearted interviews, conversations, and exercise strategies, which you can use along your fitness journey.... Show More

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Time is limited. Between rough commutes, demanding jobs, and home life, there isn't a lot of time to workout. But that doesn't mean you can't squeeze in short bursts of exercises to meet the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services' activity guidelines. In this episode of 9 to 5 Fitness, Matt & Sydney discuss how small sessions of exercise can lead to big benefits for your body. 



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October 9, 2019 24 min

We all have different health goals. But one of the best ways to accomplish them is to understand your starting point. You can determine your baseline for this goal through frequent fitness assessments to track your progress. Join Matt, Kriss, and Sydney as they discuss their prior expectations, results, and plan of actions after evaluating recent fitness assessments. 

 



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October 2, 2019 25 min

Are you starting a new fitness routine and wondering where to start? Don't get lost in a never-ending search of rowing machines vs. treadmills. Join Matt, Kriss, and Sydney as they discuss the best exercise equipment for people who are new to fitness. Get a closer look at the trio's equipment recommendations (along with show notes) on our official website. 



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September 25, 2019 25 min

After a while, motivation wanes. But just because it happens, doesn't mean it's time to give up. Join Matt & Sydney as they talk about the oddest ways people have maintained motivation on their fitness journey.



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September 18, 2019 22 min

Pizza. Donuts. French fries. There's a reason that these foods—and others—are mouthwatering. However, this craving sensation can often be confused with hunger. In this episode of 9 to 5 Fitness, Matt, Kriss, & Sydney discuss their experiences with hunger and cravings and how they've learned to tell the difference between the two.



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September 11, 2019 26 min

Yuck! We know. For most of us, eating vegetables can be the hardest part of sustaining a healthy lifestyle. Nonetheless, they're essential to workout performance and recovery. Join Matt, Kriss, and Sydney as they discuss the scientifically-backed benefits of eating vegetables, and their hacks for seamlessly adding them to their diets.



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September 4, 2019 20 min

Bloated, tired, and cranky. You don't want to workout, do you? Listen to this episode where Kriss and Sydney discover why you may want to change your mind.



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In this episode of 9 to 5 Fitness, Matt interviews Will Maloney, who has served as a health advisor and #1 ranked trainer for a luxury fitness company. The two fitness experts discuss the importance of—and how to build—a strong foundation in a health and fitness journey.

A bit about Will: He served the strength and conditioning team for Stanford University, and holds multiple professional fitness certifications throug... Read more

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August 21, 2019 21 min

Want to boost your workout performance? It all starts with diets. Tune in with Matt and Sydney as they discuss the best way to structure your nutrition before your workout—along with what you should avoid. 



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August 21, 2019 14 min

The 9 to 5 Fitness podcast is getting bigger! This week we're pleased to introduce Sydney, Sunny Health & Fitness' new in-house fitness instructor. No worries, Matt & Kriss will still be on the podcast, but we've added Sydney for an additional perspective on our fitness topics. 

In this episode, you'll learn about Sydney and what she'll bring to the podcast in the coming months. 


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We can hardly believe that 9 to 5 Fitness recently surpassed the 30-episode mark at 9 to 5 Fitness—all with your help and support. Join Matt & Kriss as they look back on the 5 most popular 9 to 5 Fitness podcast episodes, and review top takeaways from those episodes.



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August 7, 2019 18 min

Tired of being tired? In this episode of 9 to 5 Fitness, Matt & Kriss discuss common factors that can cause excessive tiredness throughout the day. 



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July 31, 2019 28 min

Want more out of your weekly workout, but don't have a lot of time to add to your routine? Consider adding High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) to your fitness routine. Join Matt & Kriss in this episode of 9 to 5 Fitness to learn how adding HIIT 2 to 3 times per week can boost your endurance and burn more calories.



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Over the last 5 months, we've worked hard to create the 9 to 5 Fitness podcast, and we hope that you've enjoyed listening to all 28 episodes so far.

But now Matt and Kriss need your help! We're seeking nominations for the Podcast Awards. You can nominate our podcast at: Read more

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July 24, 2019 22 min

Have you ever wondered the best way to burn fat?  In this episode of 9 to 5 Fitness, Matt & Kriss explore simple strategies that you can implement to get the most (fat burning) out of your workout.



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Let's be honest: A quick google search or a pretty graphic can answer many of our fitness questions, but that doesn't mean that they're accurate. Join Matt & Kriss as they discuss common myths associated with body types, body shaping, and detoxing. Visit us at Sunnyhealthfitness.com to read the podcast show notes.



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July 10, 2019 21 min

In this episode of 9 to 5 Fitness, Matt & Kriss discuss the role of willpower in your fitness journey and the motivation behind it. Join us on our website at Sunnyhealthfitness.com to read the show notes.



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Do you really need to drink 8 glasses of water a day to maintain your health? The simple answer yes, but the better answer is that you likely need more than that. Join Matt & Kriss as they discuss how much water you really need, the effects of not drinking enough water, and the factors that determine how much water you need.



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June 26, 2019 20 min

Protein isn't just for bodybuilders; It's for everyone. The macronutrient is important for skin repair, hair growth, enzyme production, and other essential bodily functions. But do you eat enough of it? In this episode of 9 to 5 Fitness, Matt & Kriss discuss how to determine how much protein your body needs and the benefits you'll experience if you eat enough of it.



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Training for a marathon when you're working can be hard. But it's not impossible. In this episode of 9 to 5 Fitness, Kriss interviews Matt and Joe, two 9-to-5-ers, who underwent a 4-month training program to run 26.2 miles (approximately 45,000 steps). Tune in to learn their training secrets, running experience, previous and future thoughts on running, and how they fit it all after work. Join us at wwww.sunnyhealthfitnes... Read more

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