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In this packed episode of Breaking Muscle Radio, our hosts, Managing Editor Becca Borawski Jenkins and Coach Chet Morjaria, speak with Andrew Read. Andrew is now a Master RKC and combines this role with distributing for Dragon Door in Australia. He has been a personal trainer and coach for over twenty years, and has a background that ranges from special forces through to Ironman. Press play, sit back, and enjoy!
00:13 - Introduction to Andrew Read
01:12 - Andrew's background as a writer
02:42 - The state of the personal training industry
03:20 - The skills personal trainers need to have longevity in the industry
05:11 - The business side of training and the personal sacrifices required
09:37 - Feelings on CrossFit and how it fits in to the fitness industry
11:55 - Eliminating stupidity in the industry
13:29 - Who is not stupid in the fitness industry
18:05 - Dan John, Pavel, and other greats - what we can learn from them
21:21 - 30 second elevator pitch on Andrew's training philosophy
22:50 - Getting caught up in one aspect of fitness
24:33 - Balancing training plans and scheduling a training week
31:46 - Considerations for masters athletes
36:13 - Active recovery and days off
40:00 - The importance of lifestyle and mindset
46:05 - Short questions related to strength and conditioning
50:24 - Andrew's contact details and upcoming events
In this episode our hosts speak with Darryl Edwards. Darryl developed the primal play methodology to inspire others to make activity truly fun while getting incredibly healthier, fitter, and stronger in the process.
00:18 - Introduction to Darryl Edwards
00:44 - From the corporate world to the fitness world
02:55 - Health markers of a danger zone
04:34 - Primal fitness as a gateway to a paleo lifestyle
08:45 - Focusing on health
10:09 - From the aesthetic to the functional
11:27 - What fun and play mean and why they are important
15:16 - A more liberating approach to fitness
17:17 - Getting people off the couch and moving instead
19:37 - Getting kids moving well, playing, and creating good habits
22:53 - The meaning of play for adults
25:46 - A typical training session
28:07 - The definitions of health and fitness
31:00 - Child versus adult mentality
34:00 - The future of fitness: dystopian and utopian
37:51 - Fulfilling and discovering fitness potential
39:36 - Short questions related to exercise and movement
49:02 - Darryl's details and upcoming project
Movin' and Feelin'
Motor skills involve the muscle movements your child makes. Sensory skills involve taking in information from environment like things we see, feel, and touch.
Occupational Therapists are experts in the development and functioning of motor and sensory skills.
Accomplished Occupational Therapist, Karen Katzman of "Manhattan East Associates, Pediatric Occupational Therapy" in New York City is our fantastic guest.
She talks about what motor and sensory skills are, what abilities we should see in infants and children at various stages, and gives us super ideas to foster great development in all children.
Thanks for tuning in.
The Kids AtoZ Team.
For more information visit: http://www.manhattaneastot.com/home
Eva T has been on the ski slopes since the age of three and started competing at the age of eight. She has done it all, including the Olympics. Eva now uses her experience to help her clients stay healthy and live happy.
00:12 - Introduction to Eva Twardokens
01:32 - What it means to be an athlete
04:48 - What it was like to be a career athlete from such a young age
07:11 - How to balance performance and health as a competitive athlete
10:42 - How to track health markers (Kalish Institute approach)
12:44 - What chronic soreness and unexplained aches and pains might mean
14:44 - How saliva tests work
15:39 - How Eva's "Minimum Dose Maximum Effect" training works in high level sport
19:06 - Becoming a self-expert
23:14 - The evolution of Eva's perfect client over time
25:41 - The evolution of Eva's coaching over time
27:58 - Advice for a new athlete
31:31 - Fitness competitions becoming professional sports
33:53 - The transition from being an athlete to having fun
36:02 - Movement for enjoyment and happiness
38:15 - Quick-fire questions related to strength and conditioning
43:35 - Eva's ebook project and website
Val Worthington has been training BJJ since 1998 and was given her black belt by Johnny Ramirez and John Ouano of New Breed Academy in Santa Fe Springs, CA. Valerie is co-head instructor for Women’s Grappling Camp. She is also one of the founders of the camp's parent company, Groundswell Grappling Concepts, which supports men and women, and believes the mental, physical, and psychological demands of BJJ, when properly channeled, have the power to transform lives. Valerie earned her bachelor’s degree in English literature from Dartmouth and her doctorate in educational psychology from Michigan State University.
00:26 - Introduction to Valerie
01:15 – When Val started with BJJ and why it stuck
03:53 – Balancing the mind and the body within BJJ
05:21 – Getting off the corporate grid, doing what you love
08:58 – Advice for those wanting to transition into doing what you love
12:26 – Getting started in BJJ and making mistakes
16:51 – One piece of advice to new BJJ students
19:02 – The role of emotion in competitive BJJ
22:35 – The difference in emotion between women and men in BJJ
24:08 – How to handle emotional students as a coach
26:53 – Val’s background in learning theory and how it helps as a coach
29:11 – The sports psychology topics with most impact on BJJ and coaching
30:54 – Personal boundaries within BJJ
33:30 – The original intention of Groundswell Grappling Concepts
37:45 – Honing your passion and being a positive influence
39:22 - Quick-fire questions related to BJJ
44:00 – Val’s upcoming camps and events
The human body is an amazing machine. Wellness has become so advanced that we can take this machine and heal it from injuries to achieving advanced athletic abilities. Tune in to learn about Muscle Hypertrophy. What is it? How it applies to our work-outs and what are the nutritional requirements.
Layla discussed - The Scoop on Muscle Atrophy. Tune in to learn about the opposite - The Scoop on Muscle Hypertrophy.
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