Eclectic Athlete Radio

Eclectic Athlete Radio

If you're looking to start your fitness journey, improve your health, level up your performance, and stay up to date with the latest research, this show is for you. Eclectic Athlete Radio is dedicated to providing you quality, and easy to digest information that you can implement, to optimize your life through health, fitness, and performance.... Show More

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We have an epidemic of movement dysfunction, and whether or not you want big muscles or a 6pack or to be strong, you NEED movement. In this episode I talk to Miles who is a Movement Specialist helping people not only get out of pain, but also address the root cause of pain.We talk about the difference between mobility and stability, how to create long lasting changes in your flexibility. The difference between mobility and stabilit... Read more

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A 6’7 former collegiate basketball player, transitioning from the corporate sales world into being a Yoga teacher and gym owner. We talk about how he blends yoga and strength training, to boost athleticism.Mindfulness, what it means in modern society and how to utilize it to reduce stress, and optimize performance. Simple practices to implement throughout your day to re-energize yourself, find clarity, and improve your mental state... Read more

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In this episode I speak with Entrepreneur, Strength Coach, and Women’s Health and Fitness Specialist Kellie Davis. Kellie went from being a teacher, to a Fitness Rockstar, and we talk about the value of putting your health first and looking at it as investing in yourself, the ramifications of NOT exercising as you age, women’s health issues that are often overlooked, and the highs and lows she faced throughout her journey.Kellie al... Read more

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In this episode I interview strength coach, former Marine, former Elite Kettlebell Sport athlete, Battleropes specialist, and all around awesome guy, Aaron Guyett and talk about battlerope training, his journey becoming a coach at Onnit Academy, building mental toughness, and training yourself to be the best you can at each moment.You can find Aaron at www.Battleropes.orgwww.Living.fitInstagram @battleropeexercises @aaronguyet... Read more

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In this episode I interviewed Movement Specialist, Andy Hsieh of Movement Reborn. We talked about different paradigms in the fitness industry, animal flow, neurokinetic therapy, getting out of pain, issues with traditional physical therapy, and training to be sexy vs training to be functional.

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In this episode I interview fitness influencer, powerlifter, strength coach, and twitch streamer Michael Farr, better known as Silent Mike. We had a great conversation talking about his early beginnings to where he is now. His journey to becoming a successful strength coach, how social media has influenced the fitness industry, trusting the process, and of course, video games and the explosion of E-sports/live streaming.You can fin... Read more

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Are there benefits to fasting? Is it healthy or just another fad? My initial thoughts after completing a 6.5 day fast, expectations, predictions, struggles, and reasoning for doing it in the first place. I completed comprehensive blood testing before and after, as well as a DEXA scan before and after, and review the results.I also touched on ketosis, cholesterol levels, IGF-1, and more.  Fasting resources: Dr. R... Read more

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An awesome interview, getting insight with Drake Berberet, who is the Assistant Sport Scientist and Performance Coach of Illinois Basketball program.We talked about taking a holistic approach to training athletes, and what that entails.We touched on athlete readiness, what it is, and why it’s often an important overlooked aspect of performance.What your functional system is, how stress affects it.Also talked about Sports technology... Read more

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Listen in on a cool interview with a great strength and conditioning coach, and Steel Mace specialist Coach Richard Thurman III!We talk about his background, the evolution of philosophies in fitness, thinking outside of the box, pre-requisites for training, building up capacity, FRC, and of course, the Steel Mace!Coach Rich is based out of the Bay Area in California, and conducts various workshops focusing on functional movement, a... Read more

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Just a short blurb talking about my visit in Columbus, Ohio checking out the Arnold Sports Festival, as well as other attractions such as the Ludus Magnus Gym, and Westside Barbell!Witnessed Strongman competitors Brian Shaw and “The Mountain” Thor Bjornsson go neck to neck, each deadlifting over 1,000 lbs, including a NEW WORLD RECORD!Touched on certain booths at the Arnold, in particular Bang energy drinks which have gained a lot ... Read more

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February 26, 2019 28 min

Are you taking supplements or wondering about which to take? The supplement industry is a BILLION dollar industry, and it can be hard to distinguish between those whose claims are valid, and those trying to sell you snake oil. Here are some tips to make sure you're picking effective, safe and quality supplements, as well the Top 5 supplements that most people would benefit from.

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February 10, 2019 33 min

Is dairy as bad as everyone makes it out to be? What about almond, soy, coconut, or other plant-based milks? Take a listen as I talk about the health, environmental, and ethical implications of each, and whether or not we've been mislead

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What's all the buzz about keto, paleo, intermittent fasting, and the carnivore diet!? New fads or do they actually have merit? Take a listen to find out

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January 24, 2019 18 min

In this episode we talk HIIT, cardio before or after weights, High reps vs Low reps, focusing on accessory exercises, and not having a training plan. Why these factors are holding you back, and how to optimize your training!

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January 24, 2019 18 min

In this episode we talk HIIT, cardio before or after weights, High reps vs Low reps, focusing on accessory exercises, and not having a training plan. Why these factors are holding you back, and how to optimize your training!

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January 16, 2019 25 min

Do we have the whole Calories in vs. Calories out thing wrong? Do Calories even matter, or is it more about the foods we eat? Take a listen as I dive into less talked about factors such as hormones, metabolism, and the gut microbiome.

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January 8, 2019 16 min

The New Year is here! Which means New Year's resolutions are popping up left and right, unfortunately most of these won't last. Listen in as I talk about one crucial piece we're often missing, that will help you be successful with your New Year goals, and all other goals!

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