Be a Doer

Be a Doer

Be A Doer features master coach and TV personality John Abdo as he shares health and fitness tips aimed at getting you in shape – and keeping you there!... Show More

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April 19, 2018 10 min

From aching joints to less energy, those who have passed the half-century milestone encounter fitness challenges specific to the aging body.As the years pile on, exercise can become a challenge. From aching joints to less energy, those who have passed the half-century milestone encounter fitness challenges specific to the aging body.John Abdo is a major advocate for fitness after the age of 50. Listen in and learn how an exercise p... Read more

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If you've taken a bit of time off from your workout, John Abdo, master trainer and noted inventor of the famed AB Doer 360, has some sound advice on how to get back on track.When life gets busy, exercise often takes a back seat to other priorities. Or, a fitness injury or prolonged illness may take you out of the game for a time.If you've taken a bit of time off from your workout, John Abdo, master trainer and noted inventor of the... Read more

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April 5, 2018 11 min

Many individuals have never been to a gym, much less belonged to one. It's never too late to start.Not everyone has a fitness foundation. In fact, many individuals have never been to a gym, much less belonged to one.It's never too late to start.In this episode, master fitness trainer and Olympic coach John Abdo shares fitness tips for beginners.If that's you, we invite you to join us!

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Kids don't get as much exercise as they used to. Electronic play has overtaken the physical play of years' past.Kids don't get as much exercise as they used to. Electronic play has overtaken the physical play of years' past. It's one of the reasons we have an increasing obesity epidemic in the U.S.How can you encourage less time on the computer and more minutes moving around?In this episode, Fitness Hall of Fame recipient John Abdo... Read more

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Do you really have to diet?Diets can be mentally and physically exhausting. In this episode, host John Abdo shares his unique DO NOT DIET plan (NOT standing for Nutritional Organizing Technique) –- a fun and easy way to eat right as you head into the new year.

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Perhaps your perfect "gym" isn't a gym at all, but rather the great outdoors.Can't afford an expensive gym membership? Sick of the grunting "muscle heads" if you can?Perhaps your perfect "gym" isn't a gym at all, but rather the great outdoors.Get ready to head outside for fitness training as trainer/coach John Abdo talks hiking, walking, bicycling, climbing, and more in this continuation of the Intro to Exercise series.

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March 1, 2018 12 min

You rarely hear anyone say they wouldn't want six-pack abs.You rarely hear anyone say they wouldn't want six-pack abs. John Abdo is well known and highly regarded as the inventor of the AB Doer exercise machine. Initially released in 1997, the invention is still being used by millions around the world to trim off waistline fat, improve back strength and increase flexibility.In this episode John talks about his "baby" and shares Ab ... Read more

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February 22, 2018 11 min

Should you lift heavy with fewer reps or light with more? How long of a break between exercises should you take?Should you lift heavy with fewer reps or light with more? How long of a break between exercises should you take?These are the types of questions fitness novices typically have when embarking on an exercise regimen. Question no more.Master fitness trainer John Abdo continues his "Intro to Exercise" with some routine specif... Read more

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Maybe it's time to forget the "fancy" and start with fitness foundations.With all the exercise classes and styles available (CrossFit, yoga, Pilates, HIIT, boxing, aerial, etc.), it can get confusing as to which program is going to make a difference in your unique life.Maybe it's time to forget the "fancy" and start with fitness foundations.With this episode, national hall of fame fitness coach John Abdo launches into an "Intro to ... Read more

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February 8, 2018 11 min

Without motivation, staying true to a daily fitness regimen can be a real challenge.Motivation is #1 on the fitness hit parade. Without it, staying true to a daily fitness regimen can be a real challenge. Fitness coach and host John Abdo shares his insights on best practices when it comes to getting the motivation we all need to remain faithful to our exercise schedule.

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February 1, 2018 9 min

In this podcast episode, John provides an intro to his self-improvement methods.Even if you're a talented, intelligent person, you may still suffer from lack of trust in your abilities and qualities. Host John Abdo lectures nationwide about self-improvement: building self-confidence and avoiding obstacles that can negatively impact our well-being. In this podcast episode, John provides an intro to his self-improvement methods.

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January 25, 2018 11 min

What can you do to survive the stress-laden days of today's societal strains?Sometimes the stressors of daily life can overwhelm to the point of utter exhaustion.What can you do to survive the stress-laden days of today's societal strains?The Mind-Body-Spirit series continues with John’s take on how we can manage stress and avoid periods where stress overpowers our ability to work out.

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January 18, 2018 11 min

What does your age really say about you and your health?With each passing year, many start to feel the effects of time... physically and mentally.But, is age just a number? In this episode, host John Abdo launches into a series on Mind-Body-Spirit that puts the spotlight on how to stay on a healthy track as we age.

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What motivates you to get healthy and fit?What motivates you to get healthy and fit?No matter your fitness level, having a set of goals and understanding your potential is the key for success.In this fourth and final episode in the New Year’s resolution series, host John Abdo expands on his core motivational messages.

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December 26, 2017 7 min

Do you really have to diet?Diets can be mentally and physically exhausting. In this episode, host John Abdo shares his unique DO NOT DIET plan (NOT standing for Nutritional Organizing Technique) –- a fun and easy way to eat right as you head into the new year.

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December 26, 2017 10 min

Learn how to create your own unique fitness menu.In this episode, John provides information on some of the basics of exercise, including creating a "fitness menu" by looking around your home and other environments and identifying opportunities for working out. He also explains why it is important to mix up your workouts by addressing different muscle groups throughout the week. Variety is essential for full-body transformation, as ... Read more

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December 26, 2017 11 min

This episode begins a four-week series on New Year’s resolutions and how to make them stick when it comes to getting on track for optimum fitness and health.This episode begins a four-week series on New Year’s resolutions and how to make them stick when it comes to getting on track for optimum fitness and health. Host John Abdo, an authority on life motivation, health, fitness and athletic conditioning, addresses how hard, how long... Read more

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