Live Fit Podcast: Holistic Health Coaching, Fitness, Nutrition, Weight Control with Glenn Johnson
The Live Fit Podcast is Your Guide to Better Health. Taking an holistic approach to improving your health with diverse interviews, insight, research, and experience, founder of Live Fit, exercise physiologist, health coach, college instructor, and personal trainer, Glenn Johnson has more than 18 years experience as a fitness professional. Glenn will give you the bottom line on ways to stay fit, lean, healthy and vital. Live life to its fullest. The Live Fit Podcast will show you that living healthy and lean can be easy and satisfying. See show notes, and more, at http://LiveFitPodcast.com.
70 Foresight is 20/20

Your end of year time machine will allow you to see into the future, and change it to your liking.

Glenn explains how you can take control of your future and achieve any goal you set for yourself.

Show notes at livefitpodcast.com

#livefit

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Category:Health -- posted at: 10:51pm PDT
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69 [WWW7] Digestive Health

In this Wednesdays With Will episode, Dr. Harden discusses chiropractic care and Digestive Health.

Plus, listener questions.

Show notes available at livefitpodcast.com

#livefit

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Category:Health -- posted at: 8:41am PDT
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68 Healthy & Fit at Any Size

In this episode Glenn talks about the notion that a person does not have to be skinny to be healthy or fit. Healthy and Fit and Any Size means that a person can have a high, low or medium body composition independent of good health.

See show notes at livefitpodcast.com

Direct download: LFP206820-20Healthy202620Fit20at20Any20Size.mp3
Category:Health Coaching -- posted at: 1:53am PDT
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Wednesdays With Will is back with a look at supplements. What types of micronutrients does a healthy and active person need to improve good health and vitality. Hint: There are only 3.

This is the 6th in a series with Dr. Will Harden who also answers a listener question about supplements from a 50 year old male.

Show notes availible at livefitpodcast.com

Direct download: LFP2067205BWWW65D20Supplements.mp3
Category:Nutrition -- posted at: 11:14pm PDT
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66 [WWW5] Inflammation

The Wednesdays With Will (5) series continues with details on what causes inflammation, how it harms you and what you can do about it.

Dr. Will Harden shares his vast knowledge and ideas on how to live a healthier, longer life.

View show notes at livefitpodcast.com/ep66  #livefit

Direct download: LFP2066205BWWW55D20-20Inflamation.mp3
Category:Health -- posted at: 8:21pm PDT
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 65 Dairy, It STILL Does a Body Good

 

Dr. Greg Miller is the Chief Science Officer for the National Dairy Council. I wanted to interview him because I had several questions about the health benefits of dairy, such as: Should you drink raw milk, is milk helpful for weight loss, is milk good for athletes, should a person drink whole or non-fat milk, and what about yogurt and cheese?

These questions, and more, were answered in this 30 minute interview. He is, as you can imagine, in favor of dairy products, but he gives scientific reasons why the various forms of dairy products are a low cost, high nutrition food, that most people find appealing.

 

View show notes at http://livefitpodcast.com

Direct download: LFP206520-20Greg20Miller2C20Dairy.mp3
Category:Nutrition -- posted at: 6:15pm PDT
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Wednesdays With Will continues as Dr. Harden explains the Benefits of a Periodic Cleanse and answers a listener's question about rapid weightloss after INCREASING her water intake.

We all absorb toxins from our environment and periodically these toxins build up to a destructive level and are not released naturally. This is why a periodic cleanse can be beneficial.

View show notes at http://livefitlean.com/ep64

Direct download: LFP_64_WWW4_Cleans_-_water_weight.mp3
Category:Weight Loss -- posted at: 10:52pm PDT
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63 A Woman's Side of Weightlifting [w/ Bridget Raach]

In this episode, "B-Rock" tells us the importance of weight training, or working against resistance, in general and especially for women. The 2 pound dumbell curls in front of the mirror are useless. Women need to lift weight, or work against resistance, as much as men do. They need to work against a resistance that is harder than they are used to. And, they need to sweat.

Bridget Raach will talk about Crossfit, and what she thinks of it as a sport, Olympic weightlifting and her recent experience with the  ICECP.

Show notes can be found at: http://livefitlean.com/ep63

Direct download: LFP206320-20Bridget20Raach.mp3
Category:Weight Loss -- posted at: 7:19pm PDT
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What is functional medicine and what can it do for you? Dr. Christina Bergstrom explains all this, and more, in this interview.

Functional medicine investigates the whole body, the whole person, not simply the components. Bergstrom does not use band-aids to cover up boo-boos like standard Western medicine. 

Find show notes and links at http://livefitlean.com/ep62

Direct download: LFP2020-20Functional20Medicine205BChristina20Bergstrom5D.mp3
Category:Nutrition -- posted at: 11:20pm PDT
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Wednesdays With Will continues with a discussion about cholesterol: what it is and why it matters, and how you can control it.

He also answers a listener question about standing desks vs sitting and Glenn explains EPOC, or afterburn, and how you can maximize it for weight loss.

Direct download: LFP206120WWW320-20Cholesterol.mp3
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Celebration time, episode 60.

Shelby Webb is a Certified, Holistic Nutrition Consultant who is a follower of the Blood Type Diet. She used it to stabilize her hormones, lose weight and feel better in her skin.

In this interview, Shelby explains how to use this diet and what a person can expect from following the eating strategy given in the book.

View show notes at: http://livefitlean.com/ep60

Direct download: LFP206020Blood20Type20Diet205BShelby20Webb5D.mp3
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59 [WWW] Medical Philosophies & The Best Back Exercise

In this second episode of Wednesdays With Will, Dr. Harden explains the differences in Western vs Eastern philosophies.

He breaks it down to Newtonian and Einsteinian ways of thinking and how this knowledge can help you feel better.

He then answers a listener question: "What is the best exercise I should do for my back."

Show notes and videos can be found at LiveFitLean.com/ep59

Direct download: LFP205920-20WWW220-20Western20Med.mp3
Category:Health -- posted at: 12:00am PDT

58 Wednesdays With Will - What is Chiropractic

The first of a new series with Dr. Will Harden. Wednesdays With Will is a series with guest Dr. Will who will be covering important health and medical information and answering YOUR questions. You can leave a message at http://livefitlean.com/ep58.

 

 

 

 

Direct download: LFP205820-20WWW120-20what20is20chiro.mp3
Category:Health -- posted at: 9:43pm PDT

57 Sometimes it Takes a Crash

In this solo episode, Glenn tells of his recent bicycle crash, his experience, recovery and what he learned from it all.

 

You can read the transcript at LiveFitPodcast.com

 

Direct download: LFP205720-20Accident.mp3
Category:Health Coaching -- posted at: 8:59pm PDT

56 Uber Health w/ Dr. Coffey

Dr. Julie Coffey is a family practitioner who moonlights as a weight loss coach. She has programs, blogs and a weekly webinar to help people with one of the most challenging things most people every do, lose weight and keep it off.

 

Direct download: LFP205620-20Julie20Coffey.mp3
Category:Weight Loss -- posted at: 8:21pm PDT

55 Healthy & Versatile Hemp [CBD] Oil

In this interview with Brandon Nolte, we learn about the health benefits of CBD (cannabidiol) or Healthy Hemp Oil.

Cannabis has been used by humans for at least 12,000 years for, literally, thousands of reasons such as: fiber for clothes, rope and building materials; foods for protein and fatty acids, and medicinal purposes such as you'll learn in this episode.

Brandon is the owner of HealthyHempOil.com and sells a large variety of products that contain CBD, the non-psychoactive compound found in the hemp plant.

 

Direct download: LFP205520-20CBD2C20Brandon20Nolte.mp3
Category:Health -- posted at: 10:11am PDT

54 Let Food be Thy Medicine

Vonnie is not a doctor nor a research scientist, but she is a real person with real problems - migraines.

Vonnie found a way to almost completely eliminate them - diet and exercise. It sounds like hype, but listen to her story and find out what she eat, and doesn't eat, to keep her migraines at bay.

View show notes at http://livefitpodcast.com/ep54

#livefit

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Category:Health -- posted at: 9:17pm PDT

53 Diets Don't Work w/ Traci Mann

Dr. Traci Mann has researched the ability of weight loss diets to do what they say they will and found some surprising results - they don't work. More specifically, they do not help a person keep the weight off over time.

In this interview with University of Minnesota professor Traci Mann, she tells us the premise of her book, "Secrets From The Eating Lab", and why she is uniquily qualified to write this unbiased book.

In this interview, Dr. Mann tells us:

  • Her strategies to lose, and maintain, body weight
  • Why willpower doesn't work
  • Why dieting is worse for you than doing nothing
  • The power of an "implementation intention"
  • That "Calories in - Calories out" is a myth
  • Comfort foods are not comforting, and
  • Diet soda is worse for you than the sugar versions

Show notes, and links, can be found at LiveFitPodcase.com.

Direct download: LFP205320-20Traci20Mann.mp3
Category:Weight Loss -- posted at: 8:48am PDT

52 GABA Deficiency [insomnia, anxiety, weight gain]

In this episode, clinical, holistic nutritionist, Beverly Meyer explains the importance of having a proper level of the neurotransmitter gamma aminobuyteric acid (GABA). She explains that this important, but little known, neurotransmitter balances out our fight or flight system to allow us to calm down, relax, rest and recover. A lack of which will cause sleep problems, anxiety, weight gain (or the failure to lose weight), and several other problems that you may not be relating to stress. GABA balances out stress.

Listen as Beverly tells us how to spot the signs, symptoms and what to do about it.

Show notes can be found at livefitpodcast.com

#livefit

Direct download: LFP205220-20Beverly20Meyer.mp3
Category:Health -- posted at: 10:43pm PDT

51 A Purpose Ridden, with Ryan Correy

Author of "A Purpose Ridden", Ryan Correy tells us all why he chooses a lifetime of adventure over a "steady job", how he got started (hint, his Dad), and how to properly fuel for a high intensity event.

Ryan has ridden from Alaska to Argentina and raced across America on a bicycle, attempeted a spin bike world record, and the unofficial, unsupported mountain bike race, Tour Divide.

#livefit View show notes at http://livefitpodcast.com

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Direct download: LFP205120-20Ryan20Correy.mp3
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50 Nutrition, Get the Whole Picture with Steve Mukensabl

Nutrition doesn't have to be difficult. Listen to the needs of your body and eat accordingly.

Stay away from the extremes and diets. Eat whole, clean, real food and be healthy for life.

Show notes can be found at LiveFitPodcast.com #livefit

Direct download: LFP5020-20Steve20Mukensnabl.mp3
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49 Olympian, Naim Hasan

Goals cannot be reached if the mind does not cooperate. Former Olympian, Naim Hasan can help. He is a mental training coach with Horizon Sports.

#livefit View show notes at http://livefitpodcast.com

Naim Hasan is a Mental Training Coach who helps his clients become the best they can be and to get out of their own way.

Naim has over 50 years of experience in training and competitive sports with 14 years in National and International TaeKwondo competitions ( 7 gold, 2-Silver, and 4-Bronze medals- Including a Gold medal at the 1988 Olympic Trials).

Naim Hasan is the mental training coach, and part owner, at Horizon Sports where he is one third of the team that uses all of their resources to help people of all ages and fitness levels improve their body, mind and health.

Direct download: LFP4920-20Naim20Hasan.mp3
Category:Health Coaching -- posted at: 11:50pm PDT

48 Women Are People Too w/ Bob Maves

Bob Maves is an expert trainer with women over the age of 45. He helps them find good health and fitness and their feminine figure. As part of the trio at Horizon Sports, Bob uses video assessment to find a woman's physical strengths and weaknesses to develop a program to complement their physique and fitness goals.

Bob believes that everybody is an athlete, regardless of their profession or recreation. We should all be trained as athletes in order to keep our bodies at maximum mobility. 

He specializes in those over 45 because he feels they need the most help and as a senior himself, he has lots of experience.

View show notes at LiveFitPodcast.com #livefit

Direct download: LFP4820-20Bob20Maves.mp3
Category:Fitness -- posted at: 11:06am PDT

47 Fit for the Sport of Life w/ Horizon Sports

In this interview episode, Glenn talks with Steve, Bob and Naim from Horizon Sports. Each is an athlete, coach and expert with the cumulative goal of helping you excel in the sport of life, even if your only activity is mowing the lawn. They say we all need to be strong, fit, agile to live long and happy lives.

 

They all have decades of life experience and multiple certifications to help people of all ages with: fitness, Tae Kwon Do, nutrition

 

Be sure to see the show notes page for a special offer at livefitlean.com/ep47 - horizon sports.

View show notes at LiveFitPodcast.com #livefit

Direct download: LFP204720-20Horizon20Sports.mp3
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46 Fit at Any Age with Levi Query

An inspiration + persperation + role model = Levi Query.

She began running at the age of 22 by doing a mile a day. Ten years later she was still doing and wanted more. She then ran more then 60 Marathons and is still going strong at 70 years old.

Query is the mother of The Decemberists bassist, Nate Query, a PE teacher and role model for anyone who wants to enjoy life and be fit an healthy at the same time.

She said "take action, relax, laugh, and enjoy life." This fits Levi perfectly.

View show notes at LiveFitPodcast.com #livefit

Direct download: LFP204620-20Levi20Query.mp3
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45 Hal Elrod, The Miracle Morning

In this interview, Hal Elrod explains how he was able to recover from an auto accident which, literally, killed him and helped him write his first best seller, only to be crushed again when the economy bubble burst.

Elrod created the Miracle Morning to help him escape depression, but found that his clients benefitted too. Since then, his book has grown in popularity and been one of the top sellers on Amazon.

Hal shares that you can Love the life you have while you create the life of your dreams." 

His passion for life is contageous. If you are not adverse to being better, then listen to this episode.

View show notes at LiveFitPodcast.com #livefit

Direct download: LFP204520-20Hal20Elrod.mp3
Category:Health Coaching -- posted at: 11:17am PDT

44 Metabolic Syndrome

What is metabolic syndrome? Do you have it? Do you know anybody who does? Do you know how to prevent it or get rid of it? This episode will help you.

On Tips, Tricks & Hacks, find out about my miracle morning and a new app that will take your fitness and turn it into a game. It's really fun.

Plus, what does the Super Bowl, PBS, Rolling Stone, and a rocket ship have to do with this episode? You will have to listen to find out.

View show notes at LiveFitPodcast.com #livefit

Direct download: LFP204420-20Metabolic20Syndrome.mp3
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43 Exercise Adherence

Adhering to regular exercise is difficult to most people. This episode shares the reasons why people find exercise difficult and what they can do to make it into a lifestyle.

View show notes at LiveFitPodcast.com #livefit

Direct download: LFP204320-20Exercise20Adherence.mp3
Category:Fitness -- posted at: 12:02am PDT