I have the great honor of chatting with bestselling author and the trainer of trainers, Nick Tumminello. In 2015, Nick was inducted into the Personal Trainer Hall of Fame and in 2016 he was awarded NSCA's Personal Trainer of the Year. We cover a lot of his philosophies and approaches working with a huge range of clientele throughout his career. In addition, we talk about both of his excellent bestselling books "Strength Training For Fat Loss" and "Building Muscle And Performance." Both books are available on Amazon.com. To find out more about Nick, please visit www.nicktumminello.com. To find out more about your host, please visit www.jasonleenaarts.com Download, subscribe, share with your friends and leave us a review to let us know how we're doing!
Leigh Peele joins me this week and it is another stellar conversation! We talk about how easy it is to get lost in all of the information we see, read and are told with regard to health, fitness, nutrition and more. Leigh has a phenomenal way of sifting through the nonsense and providing practical, unfiltered advice so you can start changing your life the way you want. I absolutely cannot wait to have her back on again in the future. To find out more about Leigh, please visit www.leighpeele.com and to find out more about your host, please visit www.jasonleenaarts.com Download, subscribe, share with your friends and leave us a review to let us know what you think!
Roland and Galina Denzel join me this week to discuss their upcoming book "Eat Well Move Well, Live Well" These two have been conquering the health and fitness world for the last several years and have self-published all of their books up to this point. "Eat Well..." is the first one to get a publisher behind it for greater international reach. In this episode, they share some of their wisdom gleaned from working with their respective clients as well as giving us some teasers from their book. We cover smaller steps to change, different approaches to progress and more. To learn more about Roland and Galina, please visit: www.thefitink.com and pre-order your copy today to get a free preview of some of their favorite chapters. To learn more about your host, please visit www.jasonleenaarts.com Download, subscribe, and share with your friends. If you like what you hear, please consider leaving us a review on iTunes so we can reach a larger audience!
Rick Carson, Chef de Cuisine and owner of Nosh Eatery and Creative Catering, joins me this week. In this episode, Rick discusses not only his growth as a chef but how he has evolved his business in harmony with growing much of his own food. He has continued to thrive as a restaurant owner in Northeast Ohio due to his unbelievable passion for high quality food year-round. If you have an interest in sustainability and better food practices with the restaurants you support, you won't want to miss this episode. To connect with Rick, please visit www.nosheatery.com To learn more about your host, check out www.jasonleenaarts.com Download, subscribe, share and leave us a review of you like what you hear!
Dr. Mary Malek joins me this week to discuss a struggle that so many people have: making change permanent. We talk about the issues and beliefs that can keep us rooted in following the same unproductive behaviors and how to solve them. Dr. Mary has so many amazing things to say from not only her background and practice as a clinical psychologist but as someone who has had to adapt to her own health issues throughout her life to establish a foundation of lasting, healthy change. This is an awesome discussion! To connect with Dr. Malek, you can find out more about her at www.drmjmalek.com To find out more about your host, please visit www.jasonleenaarts.com Download, subscribe, share with your friends and leave us a review to let us know how we're doing!
It took a bit to nail the time down because this week's guest is in such high demand! I am honored to share the episode with a fitness legend, Greg Justice. Over the last 30 years, Greg has not only helped to light the way for others in the fitness industry to survive and thrive but he arguably pioneered the most successful way to implement corporate wellness initiatives on a national and international level. This isn't just insight for other personal trainers though. Greg shares tips for listeners who want to see corporate wellness and health programs work for their own place of work. Greg is a bestselling author found HERE and you can also find out more about him and his incredible career at www.gregjustice.com To learn more about your host, please visit www.jasonleenaarts.com
Jonathan Pietrunti joins me this week to give his unique take on your mindset and reaching your personal wellness goals. Bringing with him over 12 years of experience in the Navy as well as his background in personal training and sports psychology, Jonathan has a great perspective to offer. If you want to keep a pulse on one of the up-and-comers in the fitness indsutry, Jonathan is someone I have very high hopes for. He's definitely someone you'll want to keep an eye on with his writings, featured at www.thatgreyarea.com You can also connect with him on Instagram at thatgreyarea or on Facebook @ Jonathan Pietrunti. To find out more about your host, please visit www.jasonleenaarts.com
I have the great pleasure of speaking with Dr. Garth Davis, who is the author of Proteinaholic (available on Amazon) and highly successful bariatric surgeon based out of Texas. My knowledge of him began through his advocacy of veganism and plant-based diets through our circle of friends and colleagues in the fitness industry. He joins me on this episode to give a very insightful and passionate take on his philosophies for pursuing a plant-based diet for overall health and wellness. This is quite a episode and I always love learning new perspectives on ways to help individuals in this industry. To learn more about Dr. Garth, check out his book Proteinaholic on Amazon and connect with him on Facebook at www.facebook.com/drgarth or on Twitter at www.twitter.com/drgarthdavis. To find out more about your host, Jason Leenaarts, please visit www.jasonleenaarts.com Subscibe, download and share this episode with your friends and don't forget to leave us a review to let us know how we're doing!
In what will arguably be our most entertaining episode to date, Rog Law joins me this week to talk about the ten things everyone should be doing with their health and fitness goals. We also manage to clock in our longest episode ever because Rog knows how to deliver with excellent content. I haven't laughed this hard in a very long time. So if you need to find a way to lighten up your fitness journey and remember not to take things so seriously, you can't afford to miss this episode. If you're not already following him, you can find out more about Rog at www.roglawfitness.com To learn more about your host, Jason, check out www.jasonleenaarts.com
Kellie Davis joins me this week to talk about a criminally overlooked facet of the fitness industry: strong moms. If you don't know, she is the co-author of the excellent book Strong Curves with Bret Contreras and she has recently launched a new fitness program called Fit Thrive. In this episode, I get Kellie to share her best practices for being a mother who can successfully integrate family, work and fitness into a busy life. There are far too many amazing women out there who can take huge cues from Kellie's wisdom in this show to make it all work for them. To learn more about Kellie, please check out www.fitthrive.com and use promo code HotSummer (case sensitive) for an additional discount. You can also connect with her on Facebook at www.facebook.com/GetGlutes and on Instagram at kelliedavisfit. To learn more about your host, Jason Leenaarts, visit www.jasonleenaarts.com Download, subscribe, and share with your friends. Episodes come out every Thursday!
Danny Lennon joins me this week, coming straight out of Ireland to share his nutrition wisdom and insight. For those who don't know, Danny hosts one of the most popular nutrition podcasts available with Sigma Nutrition Radio. He takes time out of his busy schedule to talk about not only his background in nutrition, but his mission in delivering high-level evidence based information to the listening public. We discuss GMOs, gluten-free diets, Paleo diets and more. Danny gives listeners tips for being better critical thinkers when it comes to the nutrition advice that we receive. I can't recommend his podcast enough for anyone who wants a greater understanding of what's happening on the forefront of nutrition research. You can find out more about Danny's work at www.sigmanutrition.com Learn more about your host, Jason Leenaarts, at www.jasonleenaarts.com
I've got another excellent guest with me this week, board certified plastic surgeon, Dr. David Dellinger. We talk candidly about issues with body image, body dysmorphic disorder and misconceptions about plastic surgery. Dr. David opens up about things that happen in his industry and best practices for helping people stay realistic about what they can do for their bodies and their self-perception. You can find out more about Dr. Dellinger at www.elysianplasticsurgery.com You can find out more about your host, Jason Leenaarts, at www.jasonleenaarts.com
This week, I go totally solo for the episode to give you some easy to implement tips for saving your diet. Whether you think you're got your food plan totally on track or you need a refresher to get back to where you want to be, tune in to get insight on what may be able to help you right now. For more information on your host, Jason Leenaarts, please visit www.jasonleenaarts.com
We go in a slightly different direction this week but with no less of an incredible episode. I'm so excited to have president and CEO of www.engageup.com, Dr. Jim Jones. Dr. Jim gives his insights after decades of experience in the corporate world and the academic world. For anyone looking to improve themselves and take their mindset and performance to the next step, this is a must listen episode. You can follow and connect with Dr. Jim at www.linkedin.com/in/jim-jones-0aab4516 Find out more about your host, Jason Leenaarts, at www.jasonleenaarts.com
I have the great pleasure of being joined by Steven Ledbetter (Coach Stevo) and Omar Ganai of Habitry. These gentlemen are leading the fitness industry when it comes to helping people stay motivated, committing to change and finally getting the results they've wanted. There are so many fantastic tips in here, I know our listeners are going to be able to start implementing some of these concepts immediately. To find out more about what's going on with Habitry, please check out www.habitry.com To find out more about your host, Jason Leenaarts, please visit www.revfittherapy.com
In our newest episode, I continue the conversation on sleep apnea with the director of Sleep Health Solutions, Chris Muntean. Taking cues from last week's episode with Dr. Spencer Nadolsky, Chris explains changes in technology and testing for individuals with sleep disorders. This is a fascinating conversation guaranteed to give insight and options to listeners who want more information on how they can help themselves or others who may be struggling with their sleep patterns. I'm also thrilled to have our first episode with our brand new intro music, courtesy of the immensely talented, Ian McGimpsey. For more information on Sleep Health Solutions, please visit www.sleephealthsolutionsohio.com For more information on your host, Jason Leenaarts, please visit www.revfittherapy.com and www.jasonleenaarts.com If you like what you're hearing, please share, subscribe and review. It definitely helps!
Struggling with weight loss? You're not alone. I'm joined this week by Dr. Spencer Nadolsky to discuss sleep apnea, medications, and other considerations which may be standing in your way. Hot on the heels of the release of his book The Fat Loss Prescription, Dr. Spencer walks us through some of his protocols for helping his patients tackle these obstacles. You can find out more about Spencer at www.drspencer.com Find out more about your host, Jason Leenaarts, at www.revfittherapy.com If you like what you hear, subscribe, share and review us today!
In what is always a fascinating and somewhat polarizing topic, I'm excited to sit down with Dr. Michelle Bestic. We continue a conversation we had sometime back about pharmaceuticals, the supplement industry and more. You can see our first interview at www.revfittherapy.blogspot.com/2015/02/caveat-emptor.html In this episode, we discuss common themes and controversies surrounding prescription medications, nutritional supplements, holistic approaches and more. We reference the fantastic website www.examine.com if you're looking for unbiased information on efficacy of supplements. To learn more about your host, Jason Leenaarts, check out www.revfittherapy.com
I'm very excited to finally get Vince Rucci (owner of Vertical Runner) on the podcast. Vince is a massive wealth of knowledge and resources for our local runners and he has been a great asset to me and my clients. Vince shares his insight on why people need to be properly fitted for their shoes based on their goals and how it can ultimately affect the results they're hoping for. You can find out more about Vince Rucci at www.facebook.com/runhardliveeasy Find out more about your host, Jason Leenaarts at www.revfittherapy.com
In this week's show, I'm happy to be joined by Melanie Brunty of local meat farm Brunty Farms. Priding themselves on raising the best in pasture and humanely raised meats in the area, Melanie discusses how it all started. We touch on the beginnings of the farm with her husband Jeff and how far things have come. If you're looking for more insight on why they're so popular, you won't want to miss this! You can find out more about Brunty Farms at www.bruntyfarms.com and connect with them on Facebook. To learn more about your host, Jason Leenaarts, please visit www.revfittherapy.com
We are back with another rockstar episode featuring the fantastic Dr. John Rusin (AKA the Strength Doc!) Dr. Rusin is a doctor of physical therapy who has been blowing up the fitness industry over the past several years. In this episode, we discuss common misconceptions when it comes to foam rolling and other issues with self-myofascial release. In addition, Dr. Rusin discusses his thoughts on the current popularity of dry needling with clients. You can find out more about Dr. Rusin, his methods, and his new 12-week Functional Hypertrophy program at www.drjohnrusin.com. Find out more about your host, Jason Leenaarts, at www.revfittherapy.com
In this week's episode, I'm joined by registered dietitian, Erin Schenkenberger to discuss six things that get overlooked, misinterpreted and underestimated when it comes to the information we receive when it comes to nutrition and wellness. Erin totally delivers on this episode and opens up the door for even more topics to come in the future! You can find out more about Erin at www.nutritionexercisecounselor.com. Find out more about your host, Jason Leenaarts at www.revfittherapy.com.
You're in for a huge treat with this week's episode. We take a bit more time this go round to chat with board certified endocrinologist and diplomate of the American Board of Obesity Medicine, Dr. Karl Nadolsky. In this podcast, Dr. Karl discusses the processes and treatments of hormone optimization for men and women. We cover perimenopause/menopause, sleep patterns, hot flashes, testosterone and more. You can find out more about Dr. Karl at www.docswholift.com or connect with DrKarlNadolsky via Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. Find out more about your host, Jason Leenaarts, at www.revfittherapy.com
In our newest podcast, I have the pleasure of talking with Blake Babcock, President and CEO of Mobile Meals. In addition to being a happily married, father of triplets, he is a social media juggernaut. Blake tells us about his unconventional path to his position with Mobile Meals. He shares his advice on how to get involved with Mobile Meals for community outreach and self-fulfillment. You can learn more about Blake at www.blakebabcock.com and Mobile Meals at www.mobilemealsinc.org. Learn more about your host, Jason Leenaarts, at www.revfittherapy.com.
In this week's episode, we talk to RevFit client Rob and let him share his journey of weight loss over the last year. Rob enlightens us with his strategies and struggles towards not only meeting, but beating his initial weight loss goals. Recommended listening for anyone who is on or about to start their weight loss program. Find out more about your host, Jason Leenaarts at www.revfittherapy.com