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20 Minute Fitness

English, Fitness / Keep-fit, 4 seasons, 272 episodes, 4 days 20 hours 27 minutes
20 Minute Fitness dives into the science and technology of today's fitness world for you. Packing need-to-know info about the latest in fitness nutrition, tech, science, and methodology every Thursday. Stay up to date with the current fitness news and trends without taking up all your time. Find out more at
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How To Optimize Your Performance Like Navy Seals With Andrew Herr Founder Of Fount - 20 Minutes Fitness Episode #271

This week on the 20 Minute Fitness podcast, we have Andrew Herr, Founder & CEO of Fount. Before building his company, Andrew was running human performance & biotech strategy for the US military for 7 years, which is where the idea for Fount came from. Andrew's goal is to make the programs he used with Navy Seals to optimize their performance available to everyone through Fount. Listen to the episode to find out how Fount learns about your body, what type of experiments they run during their  4-month coaching program and how they will help to achieve your goals!Special thanks to this week's sponsor: Magic Minds, the world's first productivity shot!If you’re looking for a great productivity booster that will also reduce stress and anxiety, I’d highly recommend trying Magic Minds! Go check them out at and use my discount code FITNESS20 to get 40% off
27/10/202237 minutes 39 seconds
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How To Boost Your Metabolic Rate Part 2: Training - 20 Minute Fitness Episode #051

On this episode of 20 Minute Fitness we dig into the world of metabolism. More specifically, how can you adjust your training regime to make your body a metabolism burning machine. However, we are not just going to give you quick tips on how to spike your metabolism once in a while. This is about making your metabolism and body more efficient on the whole. So we are here to offer you advice on how you can boost your metabolic rate in the long term. Three Things You Will Learn 1.) Boost Your Metabolic Rate With HIITWhenever we hear the term HIIT or "high-intensity interval training" it usually follows with "and you burn tons of calories." Which probably makes you wonder whether HIIT is the fairytale of calorie burning or reality. Listen to this week's episode to find out how efficient HIIT actually is in burning calories and whether it's scientifically proven. 2.) Weight
08/11/201815 minutes 48 seconds
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Completing Badwater The World's Toughest Foot Race Interview With Cory Reese - 20 Minute Fitness Episode #050

On this episode of 20 Minute Fitness we sit down with Cory Reese, an ultrarunner and author of the book 'Into The Furness'. Cory, who lives in Southern Utah with his wife and three kids, started off his running career with simple half-marathons and ended up racing in one of the hottest places in the world, Death Valley. Listen to this week's episode to find out how to train for and push through the world's toughest ultramarathon!Three Things You Will Learn 1.) What Motivates An Ultrarunner To Sign Up For A RaceUltramarathons can be anywhere between 26.219 miles to 3100 miles. Which, to most of us, seem scary even by looking at these numbers. Hence, signing up for an ultra race is definitely something that needs courage and a big bucket of motivation. In our interview Cory shares some insights about his transition from marathons to ultramarathons and what makes him sign up for a new race.2.) How To Prepar
01/11/201817 minutes 8 seconds
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How To Boost Your Metabolic Rate Part 1: Nutrition - 20 Minute Fitness Episode #049

On this episode of 20 Minute Fitness we dig into the world of metabolism. More specifically how you can boost your metabolic rate in the long term. There are a lot of tips floating around the internet about eating spicy foods or drink six gallons of green tea. All promising to boost your "metabolism" and torch calories. So we are here to offer you advice on how you can boost your metabolic rate in the long term. Three Things You'll Learn1.) Boost Your Metabolic Rate Starting With ThisThe first step to boost your metabolism is to actually understand what is. This may sound a bit boring but your metabolism had the power to change. In fact, it can change a little bit every day. So find out in this episode! 2.) It's All About The Long-Term BurnWhen it comes really kicking your metabolic rate into high gear it takes more than a few sips of caffeine or drinking ginger juice. The best way to change your metabo
25/10/201818 minutes 16 seconds
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How To Power Up Your Training With These Tips Interview with Jess Martin - 20 Minute Fitness Episode #048

On this episode of 20 Minute Fitness we sit down with Jess Martin, the owner and CFO—“Chief Fitness Officer”—of Stronghorn Fitness! He made the switch to being a powerhouse personal trainer after climbing the corporate ladder for 15-years. Ditching the cubical for the kettlebells Jess now is the proud owner of one Austin's most loved training facilities. With his infectiously positive attitude, it's hard not to be inspired by this guy.  Listen on for real fitness tips, knowledge guidance, and a good dose of inspiration. Three Things You Will Learn 1.) Get A Sneak Peak Into The Methods Of An Experienced Personal Trainer Jess MartinJess is a font of information when it comes to the best training practices to boost your well being. If you are unsure on how you should start your training or what training is best suited for your goals, Jess has an answer. Press play to find out Jess's best advice for reaching your goals. 
18/10/201818 minutes 26 seconds
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Which One Is The Best Cycling Class: Flywheel, SoulCycle or Peloton - 20 Minute Fitness Episode #047

On this episode of 20 Minute Fitness Lesley and Lilla will discuss a hot topic. They'll dive into the next generation of spinning and share their personal experiences. Do these "high-tech" boutique classes really live up to their hype? Three Things You Will Learn1.) Can You Get On the Flywheel Leaderboard?First up on the list is Flywheel. The spinning studio that is famous for its intense workouts, pro instructors, and heated competitions. This reputation definitely set Lesley's and Lilla's expectations high. While the facility and service did impress both of them, they were still not sure if they'd go back for a second round. Why? Maybe they didn't make the leaderboard? Listen to our episode and find out now!2.) Is SoulCycle Worth The HypeSoulCycle, the brand that is behind the whole spinning revolution, has a different kind of standing in people's eyes. Their loyal
11/10/201829 minutes 32 seconds
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Smashing Body Type Barriers & Owning Your Body Interview with Jessamyn Stanley - 20 Minute Fitness Episode #046

On this episode of 20 Minute Fitness we have the amazing chance to sit down with the Jessamyn Stanley!She is a yogi who breaks all the stereotypes, has built a life as an internationally recognized yoga teacher and award-winning Instagram star by combining a deep understanding for yoga with a willingness to share her personal struggles in a way that touches everyone who comes to know her.Now she brings her body-positive, emotionally uplifting approach to yoga in her book Every Body Yoga that will help every reader discover the power of yoga and how to weave it seamlessly into his or her life.Three Things You Will Learn 1.) How Jessamyn Stanley Is Transforming FitnessAlthough Jessamyn is focused on the practice of yoga, she is also using her social platform and love of the practice to make waves in the fitness community. Jessamyn is making strides to disrupt the "norms" of the fitness industry by de
04/10/201819 minutes 4 seconds
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Surprising Ways Recreational Drugs Effect Fitness - 20 Minute Fitness Episode #045

On this episode of 20 Minute Fitness Charlie guides us through the various effects recreational drugs have on our health, fitness and everyday lives. He discusses the thoughts and experiences of athletes as well as the findings of scientific studies on the most popular drugs. Three Things You Will Learn1.) What Happens To Your Body When You Frequently Consume Alcohol Frequent alcohol consumption can decrease your body's ability to absorb water, which can lead to dehydration. A previous study has found that if you're more than 2% dehydrated, your workout performance is going to drop. So why do we hear it all the time that 'a daily glass of red wine is good for you' ? Click on the play button to find out now!2.) The Controversial Opinions About The Effects Of Marijuana On Our Health & FitnessAccording to scientific papers, long-term use of marijuana has negative effects both on your mental a
27/09/201820 minutes 2 seconds
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Simple, Easy Guide To Mindful Eating Interview with Megrette Fletcher - 20 Minute Fitness Episode #044

On this episode of 20 Minute Fitness we had a fantastic time talking with Megrette Fletcher, a professional in the space of mindful eating and professional counseling for type-two diabetics. Megrette is a great source of information when it comes to breaking down what it means to "mindfully eat". Three Things You Will Learn 1.) Breaking Down The Basics of Mindful Eating"Mindfulness" is one of those words that you hear but you may not know exactly what it is or what it means. In our interview with Megrette we break down what it means to mindful in relation to the way we eat food. Find out the basics by clicking play!2.) Bridging The Gap of Your Relationship With FoodThe way our culture currently views food has changed enormously over the past few hundred years. With the introduction of fad dieting to the idea of creating food for mass consumption. We are long ways away from the farm to table ba
20/09/201816 minutes 31 seconds
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How To Find The Key To Motivation Interview with Jeff Haden - 20 Minute Fitness Episode #043

On this episode of 20 Minute Fitness we sat down to chat with Jeff Haden! As popular columnist Jeff Haden writes his new book 'The Motivation Myth' to debunk the idea that one strike of motivation leads to success. Three Things You Will Learn 1.) Busting The Myth Of Motivation with Jeff HadenMotivation is a little more complex than just feeling motivated and getting things done. In fact, Jeff talks about how motivation is the result of success. Find out how big or small successes can be the source of your motivation in this episode!2.) How To Make Motivation A HabitOne of the surprising ways Jeff has to hack motivation is by making it a habit. By implementing a simple rewards system you can reap the benefits of a consistently motivated environment. 3.) Sustaining Motivation and MomentumWe all know that motivation is an amazing source of momentum that can keep a project
13/09/201818 minutes 39 seconds
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Meat Vs. Plant: Find Which Is The Best Protein — 20 Minute Fitness #042

On this episode of 20 Minute Fitness Charlie discusses the heated topic of the best protein source. Is it meat or plants that fuel your body with the necessary micronutrients and amino acids?Three Things You Will Learn1.) Which Protein Is Better For Your Body's General FunctioningIn the past couple of years we have seen an growing trend of reducing meat from our diet. A change that has been kicked off by the claims around red meat increasing the risk of various diseases. Cutting meat means that you need to look for other sources of protein to keep your nutrient needs satisfied. But can you really replace animal-based protein with plant-based protein? Listen to our episode to find out which protein contains more of the amino acids your body needs!2.) Meat Vs Plants For Reaching Your Fitness GoalsMaintaining and b
06/09/201816 minutes 46 seconds
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Creating Indestructible Clothing for Extreme Sports — Interview with David Wood — 20 Minute Fitness #041

On this week's episode of 20 Minute Fitness we had the amazing chance with David Wood a Marine Corp Veteran and founder of Virtus Outdoor Tactical Gear. We talk with David about his history of being in the Marines and how that has shaped his relationship with fitness. Along with how his service in the Marines and heavy interest in extreme sports lead him to create Virtus, his own tactical clothing company. While on the topic of extreme sports, David tells us about some of his most intense stories from the adventures abroad.Three Things You'll Learn1.) How Marine Training Shapes An AthleteAs I'm sure many of you can guess Marine training is no joke. The sheer mental stamina to survive in such extreme conditions is mind-boggling. David shares with
22/08/201823 minutes 43 seconds
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Everything You Need To Know About Hormones & Fitness — 20 Minute Fitness #040

On this episode of 20 Minute Fitness Charlie takes a look at a number of hormones and their effects on our body’s health and fitness. Hormones play a part in a number of physiological reactions in the body including energy metabolism, tissue growth, and hydration levels, so we can begin to see how important they really are.So sit back, relax and enjoy this deep dive into hormones.Three Things You Will Learn1.) Deciphering The Difference of HormonesWe first discuss the 3 major classifications of hormones, those being steroids, peptides, and amines before moving onto looking at a few hormones in more depth.2.) Cracking The Code Of TestosteroneTestosterone is most frequently associated with men and many “gym bros” will tell you that the more testosterone you have the more muscle you
15/08/201821 minutes 49 seconds
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How To Unlock Your Physical Limits Interview with Jennifer Pharr Davis — 20 Minute Fitness #039

On this episode of 20 Minute Fitness we had the amazing opportunity to chat with ultra trail runner, Jennifer Davis! In 2011, Jennifer covered the 2,185-mile Appalachian Trail in forty-six days, eleven hours, and twenty minutes, maintaining a remarkable average of forty-seven miles per day. By doing this, she claimed the overall (male or female) fastest known time on the “A.T.” and became the first woman to set the mark.She has recently come out with a book accurately titled 'The Pursuit of Endurance'. Where Jennifer reveals the secrets and habits behind endurance as she chronicles her incredible accomplishments in the world of endurance hiking, backpacking, and trail running.
08/08/201821 minutes 57 seconds
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Weight Loss Tips For On The Go and Traveling — 20 Minute Fitness #038

On this week's episode of 20 Minute Fitness we welcome a new addition to our team, Lilla! Both Lilla and Lesley sit down to talk about the ways that you can keep the weight off while traveling. A common pitfall that many of us run into is losing all of our fitness progress while on holiday so listen on for some helpful weight loss tips for your next vacation.Three Things You Will Learn1.) How To Train Without The GymMaking it to the gym while you are traveling or on vacation sometimes just isn't an option. Either you don't have access to a gym or your schedule just doesn't allow for it. Lilla brings up some of her HIIT favorite apps to bring on the road with her. Why HIIT? It provides the benefits of a high-intensity workout in a short
31/07/201819 minutes 57 seconds
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Can Clean Meat Change The World? Interview with Paul Shapiro — 20 Minute Fitness #037

In this week's episode of 20 Minute Fitness we had the fantastic chance to sit down with clean meat expert, Paul Shapiro!Paul is a big supporter of the 'Clean Meat' movement and is absolutely chalked full of great information about this new frontier of lab-grown meat.  Shapiro is a four-time TEDx speaker and long-time leader in food sustainability. Shapiro has published hundreds of articles in publications ranging from daily newspapers to academic journals.Three Things That You Will Learn1.) What Is Clean Meat?
23/07/201819 minutes 14 seconds
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Aging Well Vs. Getting Older: Interview with Jenn "JZ" Zerling — 20 Minute Fitness #036

On this week's episode of 20 Minute Fitness we have a very exciting guest, Jenn "JZ" Zerling! She is the author of Breaking the Chains of Obesity: 107 Tools and an Age Management expert. She also has a fantastic podcast called Fit Because! We had the pleasure of sitting down with JZ and talking about the difference between getting older and aging well. JZ has a ton of great tips and amazing advice on how everyone can age better.Things You Will Learn1.) What Is The Difference Between Aging Well vs. Getting Older?JZ being an Age Management Expert provided some great insight into how we can take charge of our aging process.
15/07/201826 minutes 8 seconds
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Secrets of Notorious "SuperFoods": Myths and Facts — 20 Minute Fitness #035

On this week's episode of 20 Minute Fitness we are diving into the myths, legends, and facts behind "superfoods". We've all heard of them. Whether on the cover of a magazine, the label of supplement, the talk of "medical" shows like Dr. Oz. However, the question remains can foods actually be super?Tune into to listen to a rundown of the most acclaimed superfoods from avocados, to kale, to goji, to fish. Also, find out if any of those heavy hitters live up to the hype. We go through the actual nutritional "bang for your buck" value of each food. Determining whether or not it truly deserves the title of superfood.Three Things That You Will Learn1.) What Categorizes a SuperfoodSince a superfood is not a scientific term we had to make a little make-shift definitio
06/07/201818 minutes 37 seconds
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Transformation In a Jail Cell: Coss Marte's Inspiring Story of Sheer Will - 20 Minute Fitness #034

At the age of just nineteen, Coss found himself to be a drug kingpin in Manhattan's Lower East Side. At the age of twenty-three, Coss got caught up in the law and was sentenced to seven years in prison. At the time of his sentencing, he weighed 230 pounds and was given the prognosis that he may die before his release date.In a nine by six jail cell Coss began his weight loss journey. In creating a routine of simple bodyweight only movements Coss managed to lose seventy pounds over six months. During his time in prison, he also helped other inmates lose weight as well. By the time he was releasedNow that he's out of prison, Coss Marte
28/06/201818 minutes 16 seconds
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What Is Biohacking? The Basics & Simple Tips - 20 Minute Fitness #033

You don't have a mainframe or a how could your body possibly be hacked? Well, biohacking isn't actually rewiring the circuits in your brain. Biohacking is the process of making changes to your lifestyle in order to ‘hack’ your body’s biology and feel at your personal best.Really it goes along the same lines as the age-old thought of everything we put into our bodies – foods, thoughts, and movement can affect our behavior. Biohacking yourself will boost your energy levels, allows you to feel more productive and become the best possible version of yourself.That's why in this week's episode of 20 Minute Fitness we break down some of the basics of biohacking.Three Things You Will Learn1.) I'm Not A Robot...So How Can I Be Hacked?Biohacking is really just a fancy way of saying being
22/06/201819 minutes 34 seconds
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Overcome Your Fears and Be a Great Athlete - With Simon Marshall - 20 Minute Fitness #032

On this week’s episode of 20 Minute Fitness we have a very exciting guest, Simon Marshall!Simon is an expert in exercise and health with a focus on changing people’s behavior. He really is an expert because he has published over 80 scientific articles and book chapters about the science of health behavior change.But in case scientific articles in your spare time isn’t your number one hobby Simon and his wife, wrote a book called The Brave Athlete: Calm The F**k Down and Rise To The Occasion. Essentially, it’s a guide on dissecting the feels of nerves, anxiousness, stress, whatever you want to call it
14/06/201818 minutes 56 seconds
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How To Set Effective Fitness Goals - 20 Minute Fitness #031

In this episode of 20-minute fitness, we discuss how to set effective fitness goals. We explore the SMART goal setting approach. This encompasses making sure your goals are Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Relevant and Timely. Also, we explore these factors in great depth and you will learn what is really meant by each letter of the acronym.Three Things You Will Learn1.) Being SMART Ain't That HardYou know the saying having a specific, measurable, attainable, relevant and timely is just smart. So how can use the SMART goal setting method specifically for you? In this episode, Charlie talks about how you can tailor this method to suit your next fitness goal.2.) Attainability, Attainability, Attainabilit
08/06/201819 minutes 53 seconds
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How To Harness The Power of Keto Interview with Brad Kearnes - 20 Minute Fitness #030

In the episode of 20 Minute Fitness we have a very exciting guest, Brad Kearns! Brad is a former professional triathlete and performed on the international triathlon circuit. We got to sit down with Brad and talk about his take on the Keto diet and how he his relationship with fitness has evolved being a former triathlete.Recently, Brad has also worked with his buddy Mark Sisson to create the Primal Blueprint books and evolutionary-based diet, exercise and lifestyle movement. He and Sisson co-authored a book called Primal Endurance in January 2016. To keep the theme they also have a fantastic podcast called the Primal Blueprint Podcast, that you guys should definitely give a listen.3 Things You Will Learn1.) Staying Active As You Get OlderBrad being a former professional athlet
31/05/201829 minutes 13 seconds
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Science Backed Tips That Will Enhance Muscle Recovery - 20 Minute Fitness #29

In this episode of 20-Minute Fitness, we expand on the subject of recovery. We first delve deep into the science of what is actually happening to our muscles during and after working out. Then move onto myth busting some popular recovery techniques.Does science actually prove that cherries can boost your recovery? Also, we learn about the little habits that could be tripping us up. Find out all that on more in this episode!Things You Will Learn1.) Nailing The Basics of RecoveryThe best way to figure out how to speed up recovery is to understand how your body recovers in the first place. In this episode, we break down the science of recovery. Detailing what it means to put your body under physical stress. Along with how your body cope's with it.2.) What is Actually ProvenEveryo
25/05/201821 minutes 47 seconds
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How Pro Runners Boost Endurance & Surpass their Physical Limits — 20 Minute Fitness #028

If you are looking to run or cycle longer and accomplish ever greater athletic achievements, then this episode is for you!On this week&apos;s episode of 20 Minute Fitness we have a very exciting guest, Alex Hutchinson! Alex is a National award-winning journalist and you may know him as a writer for the popular runner&apos;s world column “Sweat Science”. Having competed as a middle- and long-distance runner for the Canadian national team for more than 10 years he knows a thing or two about running and how to build up stamina and endurance.His latest book is an exploration of the science (and mysteries) of endurance. It’s called <a href=';fpl=fresh&amp;pd_rd_i=0062499866&amp;pd_rd_r=f03ce632-b1d6-11e7-beda-45d3af6a687a&amp;pd_rd_w=JLcFj&amp;pd_rd_wg=C8CFq&amp;pf_rd_m=ATVPDKIKX0DER&amp;pf_rd_s=&amp;pf_rd_r=H13BJCA71H7DS6ER59FV&amp;pf_rd_t=36701&amp;pf_rd_p=1cf9d009-399c-49e1-901a-7b8786e59436&amp;pf_r
19/05/201824 minutes 47 seconds
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Trying Cryotherapy: Supercooling Therapy to Heal Your Body - 20 Minute Fitness #027

On this week&apos;s episode of 20 Minute Fitness we are jumping on the trend of cryotherapy and sensory deprivation tanks. Exploring what they are, where they came from and if they actually work. Cryotherapy is essentially stepping into a booth that is cooled with gasified nitrogen. The benefits suggesting this hyper-cooling therapy activates your body&apos;s cold shock response. Unlock a trove of benefits from increased metabolism to lowered inflammation. While the sensory deprivation tank (AKA float tank) is a pod that you float in a skin temperature solution of 1,000 lbs of Epsom salt and water. All in order to achieve the sensation of weightlessness. Just because we love our listeners so much I even tried them for myself! Hear all about my experience at the lovely Reboot Float Spa who offers both cryotherapy and float tanks, here in San Francisco. While I was at Reboot Float Spa, I also explored some other alternative therapy treatments too! Including a session in Reboot&ap
10/05/201820 minutes 43 seconds
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Vegan Fitness Nutrition Tips with Cyclist Shawn Remy - 20 Minute Fitness #026

On this week&apos;s episode of 20 Minute Fitness we sit down with amateur cyclist and avid vegan Shawn Remy! Shawn is an amateur category two cyclist based here in California or more specifically Sacramento. After being fully vegan for the past two years and pairing that with being a highly active lifestyle, Shawn was chalked full of info.THREE THINGS YOU WILL LEARN1⃣ THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN VEGAN FITNESS NUTRITION AND PROTEINOne of the main reserves that many people have in regards to starting a vegan fitness nutrition plan is getting in the protein. Shawn sheds some light on the topic by explaining that a simple and consistent diet of veggies provides more than enough protein to sustain the body. Even a highly active once. “There’s no term for protein deficiency, it’s calle
03/05/201816 minutes 47 seconds
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This Is How You Track Your Training Progress Like a Boss - 20 Minute Fitness #025

Monitoring / Tracking your progress can encompass many different aspects of health and fitness. From tracking your training, whether that be in the gym or cardio workouts outside, to tracking your diet, to establishing whether you are progressing closer towards your body goal or target weight or further away from your endpoint.In this episode of 20 Minute Fitness we discuss tracking your progress, more specifically how to track your workouts in the gym.In this episode you&apos;ll learn:Why tracking your workouts is importantThe best apps and tools to track your sessionsThe best wearables to log workoutsEnjoy!As always full show notes are available on our website
27/04/201820 minutes 21 seconds
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Is Surgery the Missing Weight Loss Cure? - 20 Minute Fitness #024

About 40% of the American population can be classified as obese. According to recent research one of the best tools to combat chronic weight gain, is gastric weight loss surgery. However, the stigma surrounding weight loss surgery may be preventing people from receiving the treatment.Things You Will Learn in This Episode1.) Doctors Don&apos;t View As A Character Fault ObesityMany doctors actually view obesity much like they do a disease. In that, those who suffer from obesity don&apos;t have much say about it. Meanwhile, the general public views obesity as a fault in the person&apos;s willpower or character.2.) Weight Loss Has Proven To Be More Effective Long TermComparatively, large weight loss reached through crash dieting is less effective in the long term than gastric surgery.3.) Trendy Weight Loss May W
19/04/201819 minutes 47 seconds
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Easy Macro Tips That Will Crush Your Diet Goals - 20 Minute Fitness #023

In this episode of 20 Minute Fitness we explain how to set, monitor and stick to your macros. Setting your macros is a fundamental aspect of a successful diet plan. Purely tracking caloric intake and not paying attention to macronutrient breakdown does not give the full story. It neglects any real consideration to the nutritional value of different food groups.Calories are not created equal. The different macronutrients (protein, carbohydrates, and fat) not only have differing numbers of calories per gram. They also have very different levels of sustenance. For example, 400 calories of cake or beer do not give the same nutritional value as chicken and vegetables.More about macros and how to best calculate them all in this week&apos;s 20 Minute Fitness!Enjoy!As always full show notes are available on our website <a target='_self'
12/04/201819 minutes 48 seconds
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Conquer Sleep With Biohacking & High Tech Sleep Tracking - 20 Minute Fitness #022

In this episode of 20 Minute Fitness, we further explore why getting adequate sleep tracking is so important for our bodies. We also discuss how we can effectively track and measure our sleep patterns. In doing this, we can identify any changes we need to make to our pre-bed routine in order to facilitate better sleep.As always full show notes are available on our website!
04/04/201819 minutes 47 seconds
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Best Ways To Boost Recovery Time & Avoid Injury - 20 Minute Fitness #021

On this week&apos;s episode of 20 Minute Fitness we delve into the best ways to recover from your workouts. Recovery is a crucial part of leading a healthy lifestyle. While also being one that is often overlooked.Enjoy!As always full show notes are available on our website
29/03/201820 minutes 6 seconds
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Can You Actually Detox? - 20 Minute Fitness #020

This week we are talking about cleansing and detoxing yourself. We are diving into what toxins your body can actually accumulate; what your body already does to cleanse itself; and whether popular methods such as &quot;juicing&quot; or the &quot;master cleanse&quot; actually aid the process.Enjoy!As always full show notes are available on our website
22/03/201819 minutes 38 seconds
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Cardio Tips to Unlock Results & Boost Fitness - 20 Minute Fitness #019

On this week&apos;s episode of 20 Minute Fitness, we get to the facts about cardio. We delve into figuring out which cardio routine is best for you. Whether you are looking to lose fat quickly, gain muscle, or you are starting out on your cardio routine.Enjoy!As always full show notes are available on our website
14/03/201820 minutes 40 seconds
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Hacking Your Fitness Goals With Effective Goal Setting & Tracking - 20 Minute Fitness #018

On this week&apos;s podcast, we talk about the best strategies for setting your fitness goals. We all have goals. However, we often become distracted or discouraged before we reach them. So, let&apos;s explore methods on creating an effective goal. We talk about the tried and true SMART goal method. Including, breaking down the process of actually making one.Enjoy!As always full show notes are available on our website
08/03/201818 minutes 12 seconds
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How To Be Mentally Tough Like An Olympian - 20 Minute Fitness #017

On this week’s episode of 20 Minute Fitness we talk about how you can build your mental toughness. Keeping a calm and focused mind can be a major key to success. Especially when it comes to performing well as an athlete. Included in this episode, we explore how Olympians and professional athletes keep a level head with they compete.Enjoy!As always full show notes are available on our website
28/02/201816 minutes 19 seconds
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The 5 Best Supplements for Faster Muscle Gain You Need to Know - 20 Minute Fitness #016

On this week&apos;s episode of 20 Minute Fitness, Martin Kessler is the host of the show! Learn about how supplements can be the missing link in your fitness regime. He talks about the difference in protein powders. Including the benefits of using a BCAA in your diet.As always, show notes will be made available later on
20/02/201820 minutes 26 seconds
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MCTs? Bulletproof Coffee!? Can Ketones Transform Your Diet? - 20 Minute Fitness #015

Have you noticed new supplements like Ketone Salts, Ketone Esters, or MCTs pop-up on your grocery store shelves? Have you wondered what they are or whether they can support those following a ketogenic diet?In this episode, our host Lesley delves into the science behind this latest fitness craze.Show notes as always will be made available later on
13/02/201818 minutes 7 seconds
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The Secret of Success of Fitness Influencer Gokuflex and More - 20 Minute Fitness #014

Inspiring social media fitness influencer Gokuflex (aka Matt Kido) joins us this week to talk about his fitness journey. Since Matt has always enjoyed lifting he turned it into a career! The interview includes how the YouTube fitness community inspired him to start and what motivates him today. Another topic we touch on is Matt’s experience with ShapeScale!Enjoy!As always, show notes will be made available later on
07/02/201827 minutes 38 seconds
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How to Fix Your Gut Bacteria and Lose Weight - 20 Minute Fitness #013

Recently, it has been discovered that our gut bacteria can influence our body shape and how effectively we lose body fat as well as how difficult it is to reduce stored body fat. Researchers have discovered that leaner individuals tend to have a “diverse rainforest” of species living inside them, and this community of life is known as your microbiota.In this episode, we discuss several bacteria that have been associated with weight loss and we also delve into the lifestyle and dietary changes that individuals can make to ensure that their bodies become a habitable environment for the beneficial bacteria.Enjoy!As always, show notes will be made available later on
31/01/201820 minutes 11 seconds
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A Look at the Future of Fitness Technology - 20 Minute Fitness #012

We&apos;ve just come back from Las Vegas from exhibiting ourselves with ShapeScale at CES - the largest annual consumer electronics show in the world. Charlie took some time off our booth to visit a few other health and fitness technology companies.Charlie discovered some great tech such as an adjustable supplement shaker, a device that stimulates your metabolism to increase your daily fat burn, a crazy VR flying machine and even connected fitness garments that track just about everything! Please note, our recording environment wasn&apos;t ideal and some of the interviews may have a lot of background noise due to the noise level on the show floor.We are very sorry for that! Anyways, noise issues aside, listen to this 20 Minute Fitness episode to see where fitness technology is going in 2018.As always, show notes will be made available later on</span
23/01/201820 minutes 40 seconds
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10 Micronutrients That Supercharge Your Fitness - 20 Minute Fitness #010

Calories aren&apos;t created equal. While a lot of us are well informed about macronutrients few have of us understand the difference between eating 30g of fat from an avocado compared to a pizza. Indeed the nutritional value of an avocado comes from its micronutrients such as its vitamins and minerals.In this episode, we explore the ten most important micronutrients that are scientifically proven to be essential for a number of different bodily functions.Learn more in this 20 Minute Fitness episode of how you can utilize micronutrients to supercharge your fitness.As always, show notes will be made available later on
19/01/201821 minutes 2 seconds
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How Matt Voska Lost 40 Pounds in Under 2 Months - 20 Minute Fitness #011

In this episode Charlie, as well as guest interviewer and local fitness enthusiast, Bert Picot interview Matthew Voska. Matt is a San Francisco based entrepreneur and COO of Bannerman who managed to lose 40 pounds within just two months — all thanks to a combination of the tough lough, Soylent, and fitness tracking. Sounds too good to be true?Hear all about Matt&apos;s secrets to success in this week&apos;s episode of 20 Minute Fitness.*Due to technical difficulties Episode 10 will only air next week.As always, show notes will be made available later on
09/01/201822 minutes 12 seconds
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Mindful Eating: How to Stay in Shape With This Simple Trick - 20 Minute Fitness #009

Mindful eating is not some sort of crash diet nor is it about giving up the foods you love and crave. Far from it — it&apos;s all about experiencing your meals more intensely — and savor the pleasure of eating. A useful side effect is that you end up giving your body more time to communicate and tell you when to stop.Learn in this 20 Minute Fitness episode how to master the art of mindful eating and utilize it to stay in shape — even during the holidays!As always, show notes will be made available later on
03/01/201821 minutes 42 seconds
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Intermittent Fasting: Everything You Need to Know - 20 Minute Fitness #008

Intermittent fasting (IF) is the diet that everyone wants to know about. There have been countless success stories that showcase how effective it can be, whether it&apos;s for weight/fat loss, muscle growth increased energy levels or even rejuvenation.IF can help accelerate levels of the Human Growth Hormone and even cellular repair.In this episode, we look into the science, benefits and success stories of intermittent fasting.As always, show notes will be made available later on
20/12/201721 minutes 13 seconds
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Our Holiday Gift Guide for Fitness Buffs - 20 Minute Fitness #007

Still looking for a present to buy for a colleague, friend or loved one that is really into fitness and perhaps also some of the latest technology? Don&apos;t sweat it because we got you covered with our Holiday Gift Guide!In this episode, we cover some greats gifts for both him and here anywhere from under $50 all the way to above $300.Think we missed something? Let us know on our blog.As always, show notes will be made available later on
12/12/201724 minutes 11 seconds
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Body Composition 101: How to Set Your Goals - Part 4 - 20 Minute Fitness #006

Bulking? Cutting? Toning? Learn more about defining the right goals towards your desired body shape!As always, show notes will be made available later on
12/12/201718 minutes 53 seconds
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Body Composition 101: The Science Behind It - Part 3 - 20 Minute Fitness #005

Comparing advanced methods to measure body fat &amp; lean mass!As always, show notes will be made available later on
04/12/201720 minutes 18 seconds
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Body Composition 101: The Science Behind It - Part 2 - 20 Minute Fitness #004

What methods are effective to measure body fat?As always, show notes will be made available later on
27/11/201720 minutes 24 seconds
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Body Composition 101: The Science Behind It - Part 1 of 3 - 20 Minute Fitness #003

This episode of 20-Minute Fitness marks the beginning of a 3-part series on body composition.Understanding what our bodies are made off allows us to explore how to track any changes to our body as a result of exercise and balanced diet. Tracking progress is essential to make sure we are on the right path to achieving our goals.Become a body-geek by following the series. Your journey starts here!As always, show notes will be made available later on
15/11/201714 minutes 20 seconds
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Catching Sleep To Lose Weight, Nutrition Coach App, Breaking the Plateau - Shape Digest - 20 Minute Fitness #002

This week’s 20 – Minute Fitness Podcast explores how we can optimize our sleep patterns to burn more calories. We discover that treating snacks more like meals could be the key to your fat-loss plateau and we feature Rise the nutrition app that cuts out the monotony of counting calories by pairing you with a coach.Can I burn more calories from sleeping by changing up my routine? Yes, yes you can……What are you waiting for? Give it a listen.As always, show notes will be made available later on
08/11/201714 minutes 30 seconds
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Top Fat Fighting Tips, Peloton & Deep Nutrition - Shape Digest - 20 Minute Fitness #001

In this episode of 20-Minute Fitness, we explore some effective fat-fighting techniques such as supplementing your diet with Vitamin D3. We find out more about Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation, a new treatment for depression and we discuss our Fit-Tech Feature, Peloton.Ever wondered why you gain weight when lounging on a sofa? Interestingly enough, it is not just due to inactivity and it actually involves your cells. So what about Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation or TMS, a sustainable solution to depression? Patients are connected to a series of wires and magnetic pulses are beamed inside them to change the way depression symptoms are perceived.All this and more, in the 20-Minute Fitness Podcast.As always, show notes will be made available later on
31/10/201714 minutes 52 seconds