Fit to Succeed

Fit to Succeed

Regular fitness, nutrition, lifestyle and business tips for fitness professionals to improve their knowledge and skills with actionable, evidence-based advice. This podcast is hosted and delivered by Nordic Fitness Education, a leading online fitness education provider at the forefront of helping personal trainers and fitness enthusiasts become truly successful.... Show More

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Supporting athletes, or the general public, through changes in diet and daily food intake can be a tricky road to navigate at times. Adam Feit from Precision Nutrition offers guidance and direction on how to best coach others in the world of sports nutrition and behaviour change.

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Adam Feit is a Level 2 Master Class Coach as well as the Performance Nutrition Coordinator at the global educator, Pr... Read more

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Long-term training in sport and fitness has been built on the linear periodisation training model. But is this model too rigid? Is it focused on too much on the progression of training numbers? Should we be considering a more flexible approach that takes into account all the unique variables of each individual client? Learn about the flexible periodisation method and how this may just expand your training philosophy.

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In this first episode of the new series, Reed Davis provides a fascinating discussion around key principles for managing our health and wellbeing, especially in managing body weight. He discusses the importance of an individualised approach and how hormonal imbalance can lead to weight gain.

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Reed Davis, Holistic Health Practitioner (HHP) and Certified Nutritional Therapist (CNT), i... Read more

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Recently the creator of our Sleep Recovery Specialist course, Ben Pratt, was interviewed on the Pro-Fit podcast (episode 7) by Matt Robinson, a member of the Pro-Fit Personal Training team. With the permission of Pro-Fit we are featuring the video recording of the full interview as episode 33 of the Fit to Succeed podcast. This ep... Read more

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The health and fitness space is constantly being bombarded with one supplement after another! Is supplementation really necessary? Where does diet fit in with the whole nutritional picture? What supplements should I take? If you have asked yourself any of these questions, then this episode with Dr Keoni Teta is for you. 

Dr. Keoni Teta ND, is a naturopathic physician, acupuncturist and expert in the science and applic... Read more

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Being a successful face to face personal trainer does not necessarily translate into success when shifting towards online personal training. Jonathan Goodman shares his expertise and provides some key insights into how online personal training is different from in-person training.

Jonathan Goodman is an experienced and respected personal trainer from Toronto, Canada. He is the author of several books, including Ignite... Read more

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Low energy? Stubborn body fat? Low tolerance? Could it be time to reset your health priorities? Leading naturopathic doctor,  Alan Christianson joins us on the Fit to Succeed podcast to share a few vital principles from his 2 best-selling books. 

Dr Christianson is a certified Naturopathic doctor and the founder of the Endocrine Association of Naturopathic Doctors. He has been running his integrative health clinic sin... Read more

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Leading youth strength coach, David Parker, shares some important and engaging reasons why children and youth should be utilising the gym environment to improve movement capacity and physical abilities. 

David Parker FAFS, has worked in the fitness industry since 1995 and has benefited from teaching and  mentoring by some of the most respected names in the fitness industry, such as Paul Chek, Gary Gray, and Fraser Que... Read more

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Leading youth strength coach, David Parker, shares some important and engaging reasons why children and youth should be utilising the gym environment to improve movement capacity and physical abilities. David Parker FAFS, has worked in the fitness industry since 1995 and has benefited from teaching and  mentoring by some of the most respected names in the fitness industry, such as Paul Chek, Gary Gray, and Fraser Quelch. ... Read more

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An exploration of the strengths and weaknesses of the modern functional training paradigm with world-class strength and conditioning coach, JC Santana from the Institute of Human Performance (IHP). 

Santana is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist with the NSCA and a certified Health Fitness Instructor with the ACSM. He is also a certified Senior Coach and Club Coach Course Instructor with the USA Weightlif... Read more

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Choosing a vegetarian diet is increasing in popularity, as a stark contrast to the modern, toxic, processed food society we live in. But is simply switching to plants foods the answer? Or is there more to consider with this dietary approach?

Dr Natasha Campbell-McBride is a medical doctor with two postgraduate degrees: Master of Medical Sciences in Neurology and Master of Medical Sciences in Human Nutrition. Dr Natash... Read more

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Neuroscientist, leadership coach and personal trainer, Marcel Daane, shares some great insights into how the brain and body can be more effectively integrated and in tune to achieve your goals. 

With over 20 years of coaching experience across business, sports, health, and cognitive performance, Marcel's integrated approach has transformed the lives of thousands of executives and has subsequently helped improve th... Read more

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Coaching is not just another word for training! Becoming a personal fitness coach requires a change in our approach to client support and behaviour change. Leading behaviour coach and personal trainer, Bobby Cappuccio, shares the important differences and will be sure to change your perspective. 

Bobby is a co-founder of PTA Global, former head of training and development at David Barton gym, former director of profes... Read more

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The turn of the millennium brought the world of functional training to the fitness industry, then in 2007-08 the elite PT's shifted focus to the role that fascia plays in movement control and function. Ian O'Dwyer was one of the leaders at the forefront of both of these changes within the fitness industry as he worked in conjunction with PT on the Net and PTA Global. 

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The turn of the millennium brought the world of functional training to the fitness industry, then in 2007-08 the elite PT's shifted focus to the role that fascia plays in movement control and function. Ian O'Dwyer was one of the leaders at the forefront of both of these changes within the fitness industry as he worked in conjunction with PT on the Net and PTA Global. This episode includes answers to:- What motivated Ian to get... Read more

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Have you ever experienced any kind of negative reaction following food intake? Do certain foods cause itchy mouth, sneezing, bloating, discomfort, gas, or bowel upset? Do you ever feel irritable, moodiness, fatigued, sudden drops in energy, or mental fogginess? All of these symptoms and more could be signs of a food sensitivity, especially to wheat, gluten, dairy or sugar. 

Episode 23 features world leading wheat/glut... Read more

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What is the best solution for weight loss? Calorie reduction? Speeding up metabolism? Or controlling hormones? Dr Jade Teta addresses all of these issues in this fascinating interview. He asserts that these 3 physiological factors actually work together in successful control of excess weight and body fat reduction. 

Dr Jade Teta is a highly experienced personal trainer of over 25 years. Jade has a degree in biochemist... Read more

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This episode addresses the concept of nutrient density as a factor in the battle against obesity with expert obesity researcher, Dr Zoe Harcombe. 

Dr Zoe Harcombe is a researcher, author, blogger and public speaker in the field of diet and health. Her key areas of interest/expertise are public health dietary guidelines (especially dietary fat), nutrition and obesity. In 2016, Zoe was awarded a Ph.D. in public health n... Read more

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With the population living longer and becoming ever more health aware, the fitness market for clients 50 years and older is booming! But...you have to know how to train this population group effectively. Expert PT for older adults, Robert Linkul, joins us to share his insights. Robert Linkul is the head personal trainer and the owner of Be STRONGER Fitness. He is the Southwest Regional Coordinator with the National Strength and ... Read more

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With the population living longer and becoming ever more health aware, the fitness market for clients 50 years and older is booming! But...you have to know how to train this population group effectively. Expert PT for older adults, Robert Linkul, joins us to share his insights. Robert Linkul is the head personal trainer and the owner of Be STRONGER Fitness. He is the Southwest Regional Coordinator with the National Strength and ... Read more

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