Discussion about training and nutrition, fat loss and muscle gain, fitness, mindset and everything else you need to have a healthy body.
16 – What’s the Big Deal with the Biggest Loser?
58:49We discuss recent as well as some older articles and studies about The Biggest Loser, including issues with metabolism, the framing of how weight loss happens, and some of the more pervasive effects of representing weight loss in the media. Scott also discusses some of the things he knows athletes would do to lose weight from his experiences in the competition. The post 16 – What’s the Big Deal with the Biggest Loser? first appeared on Scott Abel Fitness.
15 – Training and Traveling? Enter “Programmus Interruptus”
40:48Scott and Mike discuss a strategy for training and traveling: "Programmus Interruptus." This is a training strategy to make sure you stimulate your bodyparts in a way congruent with your training program, but which lets you stay flexible. The post 15 – Training and Traveling? Enter “Programmus Interruptus” first appeared on Scott Abel Fitness.
14 – Lou Schuler on Fitness & Writing
1:03:14Mike is joined by Lou Schuler to discuss some of the larger trends in fitness, as well as how to avoid saying the same things over again in fitness writing. They also discuss Clean Living Movements, fitness careers, and more. The post 14 – Lou Schuler on Fitness & Writing first appeared on Scott Abel Fitness.
13 – Baywatch’s Alexandra Paul
58:11Scott is joined by Alexandra Paul of Baywatch. They discuss Alexandra's work as a health coach, her remarkable activism (and even her arrests), her work for animal rights and how that has changed her, her career development after Baywatch, and much more. The post 13 – Baywatch’s Alexandra Paul first appeared on Scott Abel Fitness.
11 – How to Design a Workout Program
56:18How much customization is needed for a workout program? Ideally, does every program you do need to be custom-designed from scratch? The answer is obviously not. Any good coach will have their own library of programs that are useful for a variety of different contexts: First, these programs are structured around sound principles Then, after […] The post 11 – How to Design a Workout Program first appeared on Scott Abel Fitness.
10 – Dotsie Bausch, Plant-Based Olympian
51:38Scott talks with Dotsie Bausch, a seven-time USA cycling champion and a medal-winning athlete with team USA's cycling team. Dotsie was also featured in the 2017 documentary The Game Changers and the 2015 documentary, Personal Gold An Underdog Story. The post 10 – Dotsie Bausch, Plant-Based Olympian first appeared on Scott Abel Fitness.
9 – “Once I Start Eating, I Can’t Stop!”
28:50Scott and Mike discuss what to do when you struggle with cravings. So, you open the bag, and find you just can't stop until the whole bag's finished; or, you try to have a handful, but you then need to reach for more. The post 9 – “Once I Start Eating, I Can’t Stop!” first appeared on Scott Abel Fitness.
8 – What Progress Looks Like
52:04This episode was based on a coaching client email Scott received that indicated what progress looks like. It's not just a before and after photo. It's about letting go of JOMO, not worrying at all about the scale, not being shamed based on what the weight scale says, and things like that. The post 8 – What Progress Looks Like first appeared on Scott Abel Fitness.
7 – How to Start a New Diet or Workout Program Off Right
1:00:11In this episode we cover: how do you start a program off on the right foot? If you've tried multiple diets and "failed" in the past, how do you actually change things so that this time it really is different, and you're not just doing different versions of the same thing, over and over again? The post 7 – How to Start a New Diet or Workout Program Off Right first appeared on Scott Abel Fitness.