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Open Sky Fitness Podcast

Rob & Devon Dionne have been in the health and fitness world for over a decade. Devon is a Holistic Nutrition Counselor and GYROTONIC® Instructor. Rob is a certified personal trainer with NASM, holding advanced certification, CES, PES, MMA, and Weight Loss Specialist. He's also a level 1 Crossfit Instructor. This husband and wife team redefine what it means to be healthy in this fast paced, hectic world we live in. The Open Sky Fitness Podcast is perfect for men and women who are trying to get back in shape after neglecting their health after years of focusing on their jobs or building a family. Remember what it was like when you were 20 years old? Diet and exercise wasn't a thing. If you worked out for a few days or stopped eating cheese burgers for a week, you'd drop ten pounds. Too bad we can't live in that reality forever. Welcome to life after 30. Rob & Devon would like to help you find the right path for this moment in your life. We don't believe in going on a diet. We don't believe there's only one way to achieving the body you want. We do believe in creating a lifestyle that allows you to have the best of both worlds...eating delicious food and being healthy at the same time. It is possible. Just listen to our show and you'll see! If you have questions you'd like us to answer on our show or via email, feel free to contact Rob. If you'd just like to write us a letter and give us your feedback, we'd love that too. Send everything to Rob@OpenSkyFitness.com Thanks for listening! Enjoy the show.
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Nov 29, 2018

Are you truly creating the environment that will allow you to become the best version of yourself? A lot of us feel so overwhelmed thinking we have to do so much to live a healthier lifestyle when really it's not that difficult. 

Find out how to get more out of life by doing less in this #TBT episode repeat from my interview with Adam Schaeuble that we released the Tuesday before Thanksgiving. We know the holidays are super busy for everyone so we wanted to make sure you had the chance to have this episode in your download feed and listen to it because Adam and I both thought that interview was so awesome.

Click here to see the original show notes

Please leave us a review at http://reviewourpodcast.com

Join our Open Sky Fitness Facebook Group

Check out the 7 Day Paleo Reset

 

People want to lose weight but they also want happiness and joy in their lives. That just doesn't come from the gym and eating healthy. Eating better and exercising can add to it but there's a whole entire lifestyle that you need to really facilitate and nurture. - Rob Dionne

 

Hey guys! I recently had an awesome interview as a guest on Adam Schaeuble's new podcast, Casting The Pod. Adam's name might sound familiar to you and he was actually a past Open Sky Fitness Guest in episode 189 - Creating Your Own Lifestyle Rehabilitation Statement And Plan

 

 

Adam also hosts The Million Pound Mission Podcast. His new podcast, Casting The Pod shares the stories of podcasters and their experiences building, promoting, and growing a podcast show. It is also a 100% real and authentic representation of his own podcasting journey. All of his growth strategies (good and bad) will be revealed and all of the download and monetization numbers will be shared. His goal is to deliver a weekly dose of POD-tastic info that will help podcasters get their message out there!

I had such an awesome time sharing my podcasting story with Adam that I wanted to share it on Open Sky Fitness with all of you as well. Not only did we talk about the origin, current status, and future of Open Sky Fitness but we also dove into what's going on in my personal life as a new father. Hence, this episode will also be about making lifestyle changes and how we can make that happen.

 

As you tune in, we'll talk about:

  • Rob's advice for preparing for an interview and how to make the show light and entertaining.
  • How to rebound from a tough interview and make any podcast episode awesome.
  • Why being comfortable talking to people is so key to becoming a podcaster and it's okay if that's not you because you can focus on other things like writing, Instagram, YouTube etc.
  • Why you're not just interviewing people but you're also building relationships with people.
  • How Rob's life has changed since the birth of his daughter, Charlie Skye.
  • The benefits of meeting with a therapist and what he learned from his sessions.
  • The moment Rob realized he had to take a step back in order to give himself and his family more attention and care.
  • How Rob strives to practice what he preaches and really wants to work with people from a genuine place.
  • How to build an environment in which you can thrive.

 

 

What You'll Hear on This Episode

00:00 Open Sky Fitness Introduction

1:15  Opening comments with Rob and Devon

1:30 Check out last week's show: BJ Gaddour: Has The Fitness Industry Let Us Down? - Ep. 227

1:40 About today's special podcast episode with Adam Schaeuble on his show, Casting The Pod

3:00 Join the conversation in our online Open Sky Fitness Podcast Group on Facebook

3:45 How we're restructuring our own lives to be more impactful and mindful with Open Sky Fitness.

5:40 Work with Devon and I through one-on-one coaching.

6:20 It's okay if change is scary; it's totally normal for everyone.

9:00 Introduction to our podcast share with Adam Schaeuble this week on Casting The Pod

15:00 The moment leading up to him starting a podcast and why he chose it over YouTube.

16:00 What the start of Open Sky Fitness was like in the beginning.

19:00 Rob's advice for preparing for an interview and how to make the show light and entertaining.

20:00 How he structures the episodes and switching between creating his own content and interviewing people.

23:30 Rob's process for researching and preparing to interview a guest.

32:30 Why it's totally okay to ask for them to send you a book to help you with your research for the interview.

34:30 How to rebound from a tough interview and make any podcast episode awesome.

38:00 How to go with the flow during an interview and how to know it's time to ask your next question.

43:00 What makes a great story in an interviewee and why solely information just isn't enough.

45:50 Why being comfortable talking to people is so key to becoming a podcaster and it's okay if that's not you because you can focus on other things like writing, Instagram, YouTube etc.

47:00 Some of Rob's best stories as a podcaster.

58:00 How Rob's life has changed since the birth of his daughter, Charlie Skye.

1:00:00 The benefits of meeting with a therapist and what he learned from his sessions.

1:03:00 The moment Rob realized he had to take a step back in order to give himself and his family more attention and care.

1:06:00 How Rob strives to practice what he preaches and really wants to work with people from a genuine place.

1:08:30 How to build an environment in which you can thrive.

1:13:00 Rob's dream day plan for the future.

1:29:00 Rob's advice and a story to go with it: Just get started.

1:38:00 Does the length of the interview matter?

1:41:00 Why you're not just interviewing people but you're also building relationships with people.

1:48:00 Unwritten rules of social media and sharing online.

1:52:40 Final comments with Rob and Devon

1:12:00 Check out our Open Sky Fitness Podcast Group on Facebook

1:12:10 Contact Devon and I if you're interested in one-on-one coaching with us.

1:57:00 Open Sky Fitness Closing

 

RESOURCES MENTIONED DURING THE SHOW:

 

JOIN THE SKY FIT CHALLENGE!

CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE

The challenge consists of:

  • 8 Weeks of Equipment Free Bodyweight Workouts in 20 minutes or less. (No gym membership required)
  • SIMPLE Whole Food Meal Plan w/Tasty Recipe Cookbook Featuring 60+ recipes!
  • Foolproof Schedule so you know EXACTLY what you’re supposed to do every day.
  • Access to our New Private Facebook Group – Sky Fit Challenge Group to share your progress with everyone as well as receive support and be held accountable.

Do The FREE 7 Day Paleo Rest

Simply go to 7DayPaleoReset.com to sign up now

One of the best things you can do for your mind and body in your mission to get healthier is to focus on your nutrition. That's why we're allowing people to sign up now to join us for our next Free 7 Day Paleo Rest! It's all done via Facebook so no annoying emails that will fill up your inbox.

As part of the 7 Day Paleo Reset, we will provide you with:

  • Introduction to what the Paleo Diet is all about
  • 7 Day guide to easy Paleo recipes
  • What batch cooking is and how to incorporate that into your lifestyle
  • Various content resources including generational eating habits, the importance of building a wellness community, and how to begin a new healthy lifestyle.
  • How to make an impact on your life and life a life full of wellness.

 

 

Look Out For Our Upcoming

Throw Back Thursday Podcast Episodes!

We'll be releasing new podcasts episodes on Thursdays that discuss previous episodes we've done, but we need your help! Go to the  Open Sky Fitness Facebook Group and tell us what your favorite episodes are. Then, Devon and I will re-listen to that episode, pick out the best parts and share even more insights on the topic.

We won't just be regurgitating the same information over again. Since we began this podcast, there's so much more information out their on health, nutrition, fitness, and personal wellness. So, each Thursday we'll really just be going deeper into your favorite topics!

 

Claim Your FREE Bacon + $10 Off

With Our Sponsor - ButcherBox

That's right! By listening to the Open Sky Fitness Podcast, you get the chance to get a free order of bacon plus $10 off your first ButcherBox purchase!!

ButcherBox delivers 100% grass-fed beef, free-range organic chicken, and heritage breed pork directly to your door. Think of them as the neighborhood butcher for modern America.

 

 

Join The Open Sky Fitness Podcast Group!

That's right! We have a closed Open Sky Fitness Podcast group on Facebook where you and everyone have the opportunity to talk about your health and fitness goals in a safe environment. We post workouts and start discussions about how to be strategic about finding a healthier you. Check it out!

Start Building Your Own Workouts and Meal Plan!

Download Results Tracker here!

Click To Download Home Workout Templates or text the word, "lifting," to 33444 to download the templates. 

Download the OSF Food Journal Now!

Have a Question or Review for Rob or Devon?

We love answering questions and getting feedback from you, our listener! If you have any questions to ask us, want to share a review of the show, or tell us any suggestions for guests/topics that you think would be great to have on the show, just email Rob at rob@openskyfitness.com or Devon at devon@openskyfitness.com or you can also leave us a review at http://reviewourpodcast.com ask a question in the closed Open Sky Fitness Facebook Group and even text OSFreview to 33444 to get the link.

Get Fit with Free Downloads!

To Download Rob’s FREE workout templates click below**

Download Templates

Ask Rob a Question or tell him what is working for you: Email Rob@OpenSkyFitness.com

 

Support This Podcast

To leave a Review for Rob and the Open Sky Fitness Podcast CLICK NOW!  Ratings and reviews are extremely helpful and greatly appreciated! They do matter in the rankings of the show and I read each and every one of them.

Contact our amazing sound engineer Ryan? Send him an e-mail here: info@stellarsoundsstudio.com

Thanks for Listening!
Thanks so much for joining us again this week. Have some feedback you’d like to share? Leave a note in the comment section below!

If you enjoyed this episode, please share it using the social media buttons you see at the bottom of the post.

Do you have any questions (and would like to hear yourself on the Open Sky Fitness Podcast)? Click on the link on the right side of any page on our website that says “Send Voicemail.”

And finally, don’t forget to subscribe to the show on iTunes to get automatic updates. It’s free!

Thanks for listening/reading episode 228 - How To Get More Out Of Life By Doing Less With Adam Schaeuble! We hope you have gained more knowledge on how to be a healthier you.

Nov 27, 2018

Your body will never go where your mind hasn't been. If your mind has been racked with all these negative thoughts that you're not athletic, coordinated, or this isn't for you, then you're going to go that way. If you approach fitness with slow, baby steps and be open-minded, then your results won't only mean that your body has changed but your mind has shifted too. - Maarten Van Nus

 

Click here for the entire show notes

Please leave us a review at http://reviewourpodcast.com

Join our Open Sky Fitness Podcast Facebook Group!

Do the 7 Day Paleo Reset!

 

This week on Open Sky Fitness, we had the Founder of BoomerBody, Creator of the Muscle Unit Stimulation Technique - M.U.S.T.,  and Author of Help: I'm Being Held Prisoner by My Couch, Maarten Van Nus, share with us how he is helping people and especially baby boomers live a life with less pain, feel younger, and navigate the misunderstood world of nutrition and exercise.

Maarten aslo shares his expertise as a regular on Radio Pulse FM and has been featured in Men's Essential magazine.

As you tune in, you'll learn all about:

  • How we can leave the mindset trap that we can never succeed at getting healthy
  • How he helps people who are in their 40s, 50s, 60s, and beyond as a personal coach and mentor.
  • How he was able to relate to and help a client both physically and mentally lose weight from a starting point of over 400 pounds.
  • What it is that makes BoomerBody so helpful for people who are new to fitness and are Boomer Babies.
  • What his fitness philosophy, Muscle Unit Stimulation Technique - M.U.S.T. is all about and where you can learn more about it.

 

"Your body was always meant to move and be healthy. It was never made to sit around and eat garbage foods." - Maarten Van Nus

 

Help: I'm Being Held Prisoner By My Couch

Click here to get your copy of Help: I'm Being Held Prisoner By My Couch

Help: I'm Being Held Prisoner By My Couch by Maarten Van NusFINALLY! A health and fitness book that isn't full of exercises and eating plans AND is for BOOMERS!

As part of the Baby Boomer generation, we all know that proper exercise and nutrition are good for us, right?

So why don't we all do it?

We all have our reasons…what are yours?

•I’m too busy...
•I'm too old to start now...
•I don't have the energy...
•I'm injured...
•I don't care...
•It doesn't matter how much I exercise, I'll still be unfit...
•I've never been an athlete...
•I'm intimidated by gyms and the people there...

In Help: I’m Being Held Prisoner By My Couch! fitness expert Maarten Van Nus examines the mind-body connections that keep Boomers from exercising and then he helps you recognize and examine your own connections, as well.

He explains how to retrain your mind and body to overcome social expectations, injury, inertia, poor self-image, childhood, and other thought patterns to become free of the chains that currently bind you from living a healthy life.

This book is NOT full of exercise routines and stringent diets. It focuses on understanding the reasons we don't want to exercise -- which are determined in our mind, either consciously or unconsciously -- and then helps us discover ways to change our minds to change our activity and eating patterns.

Baby Boomers are the first generation in history that has the longevity, time, and money to live for years after their retirement or to keep working well past the traditional 65 years. Boomers want to remain active and fit enough to enjoy all the things the world has to offer. This book encompasses the mindset that Maarten has been using in his clients’ training programs as well as his own. His philosophies and techniques are supported by scientific research and include some of the newest and most successful ideas about living a healthy, long life without spending all your time thinking about your fitness.

 

Introduction to Boomer Body

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x-XsNunOu8I

 

About Maarten Van Nus

Maarten Van NusMaarten Van Nus, the founder and leader of BoomerBody.ca, has been training and studying the human body since 1975.

He’s seen fitness trends come and go and he’s guided hundreds of people to train their bodies and minds past their self-made limitations to achieve their own personal fitness and health goals.

Maarten lives what he teaches and, thus, understands what we, as clients, must overcome to create the bodies and health we desire.

What Maarten has developed and proven over time is a unique technique of training that incorporates the power of our mind over our body.

 

What You'll Hear on This Episode

00:00 Open Sky Fitness Introduction

1:15  Opening comments with Rob and Devon

2:30 Check out last week's show: OSF 228 - How To Get More Out Of Life By Doing Less With Adam Schaeuble

3:00  Can our fear of success keep us from pushing forward?

6:00 What about with our health? Why you should never be afraid of starting today out of fear of success.

12:00 Important OSF Podcast updates to bring you the best quality content that we can.

13:00 Introduction to Maarten Van Nus

14:00 How he got into weight lifting and muscle building.

16:20 His progression from just a guy interested in fitness and helping himself to become a trainer and helping other people.

18:00 How he helps people who are in their 40s, 50s, 60s, and beyond as a personal coach and mentor.

19:30 How he was able to relate to and help a client both physically and mentally lose weight from a starting point of over 400 pounds.

22:00 How we can leave the mindset trap that we can never succeed at getting healthy.

23:30 Workout products that just aren't designed for people new to fitness and the downside of diet products making us feel like we've failed.

25:00 Why all of our bodies are meant to work out and be healthy.

32:00 What is that makes BoomerBody so helpful for people who are new to fitness and are Boomer Babies.

33:50 Why you don't need a lot of weight or going all out to see results.

40:00 What his fitness philosophy, Muscle Unit Stimulation Technique - M.U.S.T. is all about and where you can learn more about it.

41:30 What you should be doing for sustainability instead of focusing on these horrible, crash diets.

44:20 What foods and portions he suggests for a sustainable diet.

48:00 The current health epidemic of teenagers and children plus where it could go in the future.

51:50 The importance of young parents and new parents to help their family and children shift and make better habits.

55:00 Why nothing can get in the way of you being healthy.

1:01:00 Final comments with Rob and Devon

1:02:00 Check out our Open Sky Fitness Podcast Group on Facebook

1:02:30 Contact Devon and I if you're interested in one-on-one coaching with us.

1:02:35 Open Sky Fitness Closing

 

RESOURCES MENTIONED DURING THE SHOW:

 

 

JOIN THE SKY FIT CHALLENGE!

CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE

The challenge consists of:

  • 8 Weeks of Equipment Free Bodyweight Workouts in 20 minutes or less. (No gym membership required)
  • SIMPLE Whole Food Meal Plan w/Tasty Recipe Cookbook Featuring 60+ recipes!
  • Foolproof Schedule so you know EXACTLY what you’re supposed to do every day.
  • Access to our New Private Facebook Group – Sky Fit Challenge Group to share your progress with everyone as well as receive support and be held accountable.

Do The FREE 7 Day Paleo Rest

Simply go to 7DayPaleoReset.com to sign up now

One of the best things you can do for your mind and body in your mission to get healthier is to focus on your nutrition. That's why we're allowing people to sign up now to join us for our next Free 7 Day Paleo Rest! It's all done via Facebook so no annoying emails that will fill up your inbox.

As part of the 7 Day Paleo Reset, we will provide you with:

  • Introduction to what the Paleo Diet is all about
  • 7 Day guide to easy Paleo recipes
  • What batch cooking is and how to incorporate that into your lifestyle
  • Various content resources including generational eating habits, the importance of building a wellness community, and how to begin a new healthy lifestyle.
  • How to make an impact on your life and life a life full of wellness.

 

 

Look Out For Our Upcoming

Throw Back Thursday Podcast Episodes!

We'll be releasing new podcasts episodes on Thursdays that discuss previous episodes we've done, but we need your help! Go to the  Open Sky Fitness Facebook Group and tell us what your favorite episodes are. Then, Devon and I will re-listen to that episode, pick out the best parts and share even more insights on the topic.

We won't just be regurgitating the same information over again. Since we began this podcast, there's so much more information out their on health, nutrition, fitness, and personal wellness. So, each Thursday we'll really just be going deeper into your favorite topics!

 

Claim Your FREE Bacon + $10 Off

With Our Sponsor - ButcherBox

That's right! By listening to the Open Sky Fitness Podcast, you get the chance to get a free order of bacon plus $10 off your first ButcherBox purchase!!

ButcherBox delivers 100% grass-fed beef, free-range organic chicken, and heritage breed pork directly to your door. Think of them as the neighborhood butcher for modern America.

 

 

Join The Open Sky Fitness Podcast Group!

That's right! We have a closed Open Sky Fitness Podcast group on Facebook where you and everyone have the opportunity to talk about your health and fitness goals in a safe environment. We post workouts and start discussions about how to be strategic about finding a healthier you. Check it out!

Start Building Your Own Workouts and Meal Plan!

Download Results Tracker here!

Click To Download Home Workout Templates or text the word, "lifting," to 33444 to download the templates. 

Download the OSF Food Journal Now!

Have a Question or Review for Rob or Devon?

We love answering questions and getting feedback from you, our listener! If you have any questions to ask us, want to share a review of the show, or tell us any suggestions for guests/topics that you think would be great to have on the show, just email Rob at rob@openskyfitness.com or Devon at devon@openskyfitness.com or you can also leave us a review at http://reviewourpodcast.com ask a question in the closed Open Sky Fitness Facebook Group and even text OSFreview to 33444 to get the link.

Get Fit with Free Downloads!

To Download Rob’s FREE workout templates click below**

Download Templates

Ask Rob a Question or tell him what is working for you: Email Rob@OpenSkyFitness.com

 

Support This Podcast

To leave a Review for Rob and the Open Sky Fitness Podcast CLICK NOW!  Ratings and reviews are extremely helpful and greatly appreciated! They do matter in the rankings of the show and I read each and every one of them.

Contact our amazing sound engineer Ryan? Send him an e-mail here: info@stellarsoundsstudio.com

Thanks for Listening!
Thanks so much for joining us again this week. Have some feedback you’d like to share? Leave a note in the comment section below!

If you enjoyed this episode, please share it using the social media buttons you see at the bottom of the post.

Do you have any questions (and would like to hear yourself on the Open Sky Fitness Podcast)? Click on the link on the right side of any page on our website that says “Send Voicemail.”

And finally, don’t forget to subscribe to the show on iTunes to get automatic updates. It’s free!

Thanks for listening/reading episode 229 - How to Maximize Your Time At The Gym with Maarten Van Nus! We hope you have gained more knowledge on how to be a healthier you.

Nov 20, 2018

People want to lose weight but they also want happiness and joy in their lives. That just doesn't come from the gym and eating healthy. Eating better and exercising can add to it but there's a whole entire lifestyle that you need to really facilitate and nurture. - Rob Dionne

 

Hey guys! I recently had an awesome interview as a guest on Adam Schaeuble's new podcast, Casting The Pod. Adam's name might sound familiar to you and he was actually a past Open Sky Fitness Guest in episode 189 - Creating Your Own Lifestyle Rehabilitation Statement And Plan

 

Click here for the entire show notes

Please leave us a review at http://reviewourpodcast.com

Join our Open Sky Fitness Podcast Facebook Group!

Do the 7 Day Paleo Reset!

 

Adam also hosts The Million Pound Mission Podcast. His new podcast, Casting The Pod shares the stories of podcasters and their experiences building, promoting, and growing a podcast show. It is also a 100% real and authentic representation of his own podcasting journey. All of his growth strategies (good and bad) will be revealed and all of the download and monetization numbers will be shared. His goal is to deliver a weekly dose of POD-tastic info that will help podcasters get their message out there!

I had such an awesome time sharing my podcasting story with Adam that I wanted to share it on Open Sky Fitness with all of you as well. Not only did we talk about the origin, current status, and future of Open Sky Fitness but we also dove into what's going on in my personal life as a new father. Hence, this episode will also be about making lifestyle changes and how we can make that happen.

 

As you tune in, we'll talk about:

  • Rob's advice for preparing for an interview and how to make the show light and entertaining.
  • How to rebound from a tough interview and make any podcast episode awesome.
  • Why being comfortable talking to people is so key to becoming a podcaster and it's okay if that's not you because you can focus on other things like writing, Instagram, YouTube etc.
  • Why you're not just interviewing people but you're also building relationships with people.
  • How Rob's life has changed since the birth of his daughter, Charlie Skye.
  • The benefits of meeting with a therapist and what he learned from his sessions.
  • The moment Rob realized he had to take a step back in order to give himself and his family more attention and care.
  • How Rob strives to practice what he preaches and really wants to work with people from a genuine place.
  • How to build an environment in which you can thrive.

 

 

What You'll Hear on This Episode

00:00 Open Sky Fitness Introduction

1:15  Opening comments with Rob and Devon

1:30 Check out last week's show: BJ Gaddour: Has The Fitness Industry Let Us Down? - Ep. 227

1:40 About today's special podcast episode with Adam Schaeuble on his show, Casting The Pod

3:00 Join the conversation in our online Open Sky Fitness Podcast Group on Facebook

3:45 How we're restructuring our own lives to be more impactful and mindful with Open Sky Fitness.

5:40 Work with Devon and I through one-on-one coaching.

6:20 It's okay if change is scary; it's totally normal for everyone.

9:00 Introduction to our podcast share with Adam Schaeuble this week on Casting The Pod

15:00 The moment leading up to him starting a podcast and why he chose it over YouTube.

16:00 What the start of Open Sky Fitness was like in the beginning.

19:00 Rob's advice for preparing for an interview and how to make the show light and entertaining.

20:00 How he structures the episodes and switching between creating his own content and interviewing people.

23:30 Rob's process for researching and preparing to interview a guest.

32:30 Why it's totally okay to ask for them to send you a book to help you with your research for the interview.

34:30 How to rebound from a tough interview and make any podcast episode awesome.

38:00 How to go with the flow during an interview and how to know it's time to ask your next question.

43:00 What makes a great story in an interviewee and why solely information just isn't enough.

45:50 Why being comfortable talking to people is so key to becoming a podcaster and it's okay if that's not you because you can focus on other things like writing, Instagram, YouTube etc.

47:00 Some of Rob's best stories as a podcaster.

58:00 How Rob's life has changed since the birth of his daughter, Charlie Skye.

1:00:00 The benefits of meeting with a therapist and what he learned from his sessions.

1:03:00 The moment Rob realized he had to take a step back in order to give himself and his family more attention and care.

1:06:00 How Rob strives to practice what he preaches and really wants to work with people from a genuine place.

1:08:30 How to build an environment in which you can thrive.

1:13:00 Rob's dream day plan for the future.

1:29:00 Rob's advice and a story to go with it: Just get started.

1:38:00 Does the length of the interview matter?

1:41:00 Why you're not just interviewing people but you're also building relationships with people.

1:48:00 Unwritten rules of social media and sharing online.

1:52:40 Final comments with Rob and Devon

1:12:00 Check out our Open Sky Fitness Podcast Group on Facebook

1:12:10 Contact Devon and I if you're interested in one-on-one coaching with us.

1:57:00 Open Sky Fitness Closing

 

RESOURCES MENTIONED DURING THE SHOW:

 

JOIN THE SKY FIT CHALLENGE!

CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE

The challenge consists of:

  • 8 Weeks of Equipment Free Bodyweight Workouts in 20 minutes or less. (No gym membership required)
  • SIMPLE Whole Food Meal Plan w/Tasty Recipe Cookbook Featuring 60+ recipes!
  • Foolproof Schedule so you know EXACTLY what you’re supposed to do every day.
  • Access to our New Private Facebook Group – Sky Fit Challenge Group to share your progress with everyone as well as receive support and be held accountable.

Do The FREE 7 Day Paleo Rest

Simply go to 7DayPaleoReset.com to sign up now

One of the best things you can do for your mind and body in your mission to get healthier is to focus on your nutrition. That's why we're allowing people to sign up now to join us for our next Free 7 Day Paleo Rest! It's all done via Facebook so no annoying emails that will fill up your inbox.

As part of the 7 Day Paleo Reset, we will provide you with:

  • Introduction to what the Paleo Diet is all about
  • 7 Day guide to easy Paleo recipes
  • What batch cooking is and how to incorporate that into your lifestyle
  • Various content resources including generational eating habits, the importance of building a wellness community, and how to begin a new healthy lifestyle.
  • How to make an impact on your life and life a life full of wellness.

 

 

Look Out For Our Upcoming

Throw Back Thursday Podcast Episodes!

We'll be releasing new podcasts episodes on Thursdays that discuss previous episodes we've done, but we need your help! Go to the  Open Sky Fitness Facebook Group and tell us what your favorite episodes are. Then, Devon and I will re-listen to that episode, pick out the best parts and share even more insights on the topic.

We won't just be regurgitating the same information over again. Since we began this podcast, there's so much more information out their on health, nutrition, fitness, and personal wellness. So, each Thursday we'll really just be going deeper into your favorite topics!

 

Claim Your FREE Bacon + $10 Off

With Our Sponsor - ButcherBox

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Start Building Your Own Workouts and Meal Plan!

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Click To Download Home Workout Templates or text the word, "lifting," to 33444 to download the templates. 

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Have a Question or Review for Rob or Devon?

We love answering questions and getting feedback from you, our listener! If you have any questions to ask us, want to share a review of the show, or tell us any suggestions for guests/topics that you think would be great to have on the show, just email Rob at rob@openskyfitness.com or Devon at devon@openskyfitness.com or you can also leave us a review at http://reviewourpodcast.com ask a question in the closed Open Sky Fitness Facebook Group and even text OSFreview to 33444 to get the link.

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If you enjoyed this episode, please share it using the social media buttons you see at the bottom of the post.

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Thanks for listening/reading episode 228 - How To Get More Out Of Life By Doing Less With Adam Schaeuble! We hope you have gained more knowledge on how to be a healthier you.

Nov 15, 2018

HOW WHEAT, CARBS, AND SUGAR CAN NEGATIVELY AFFECT THE BRAIN

On this week’s #TBT episode of the Open Sky Fitness Podcast, we’re very excited to share this interview with Dr. David Perlmutter! Dr. Perlmutter is a Board-Certified Neurologist and four-time New York Times bestselling author including Grain Brain and The Grain Brain Whole Life Plan.

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With his career, Dr. Perlmutter has created a great notion in preventive medicine that relates back to the brain. With the goal to research and better understand neurological diseases, he has been able to learn what’s underlying them and create programs to target the mechanisms that cause these diseases in the first place.

WHAT YOU’LL HEAR ON TODAY’S SHOW

We had such a great discussion about how Dr. Perlmutter first discovered how important it was that we recognize the significance between the brain and gut connection, how foods like wheat, carbs, and sugar negatively impact our brain, and how we can take charge to live a healthy life.

 

THE TRUTH ABOUT COCONUT OIL

 

“Basically what you’re looking for to be healthy, is to try to avoid inflammation. Inflammation is what causes cardiovascular disease. Reduce processed foods, sugar, and carbohydrates. Eat healthy fats like grass-fed butter and grass-fed beef as well as coconut oil.” – Dr. David Perlmutter

 

Unfortunately, we didn’t get the chance to talk to Dr. Perlmutter about the latest degrading article from USA Today about coconut oil, Coconut Oil Isn’t Healthy. It’s Never Been Healthy. However, Devon and I did discuss our own view of the benefits of coconut oil plus Dr. Perlmutter’s from his article, Coconut Oil Unhealthy? Behind the Headlines, at the beginning of this episode. You definitely won’t want to miss out on that!

 

THE GRAIN BRAIN LIFESTYLE

 

 

THE ROOT OF INFLAMMATION:

THE BRAIN AND GUT CONNECTION

 

“The gut controls inflammation and inflammation is what we have to control as it relates to the brain and the brain’s destiny.” – Dr. David Perlmutter

Inflammation is caused by what happens in the gut. When various bacteria gets through a leaky gut, they can stimulate various immune cells to secrete chemicals which leads to inflammation. Because of poor gut health and inflammation, it can greatly harm the brain.

Besides food, there are many other factors that affect the gut and brain including:

  • Bacteria
  • Medications
  • Environment Toxins
  • Lack of Sleep
  • Stress
  • Little Exercise

All of these play an important role in the gut’s health and it can explain a lot of different factors such as:

  • Poor Immune System
  • Diabetes
  • Celiac Disease
  • Autism
  • ADHD
  • Adult Obesity

 

THE STANDARD AMERICAN DIET PROBLEM

Before we became farmers, we never ate wheat, carbs, or refined sugar. But then 10,000 years ago, we started to cultivate grain and it’s just been a couple of hundred of years since we began to refine sugar.

These have been part of the most dramatic events that have affected the human body in the course of mankind thus far. 

Since we’ve introduced processed foods and sugary drinks into our diets, we’ve noticeably become much sicker. There was never a noted case of dementia until the early 1900s and Inuits who lived on fat such as whale blubber never had a case of cardiovascular disease until carbohydrates were introduced to them.

Even people who have slightly elevated blood sugar can experience higher levels inflammatory chemicals in the body which could lead to a person developing a disease should they eat foods with gluten or excess amounts of sugar.

 

ARTIFICIAL SWEETENERS AND OBESITY

 

 

WHY FAT IS GOOD FOR US

 

“Fat is your friend. Fat can turn off various enzymes that would otherwise make your body think that it’s starving and store fat. That’s what carbohydrates do by activating insulin. Insulin tells your body that winter is coming so it should make fat by increasing its intake of carbs and sugar. This, more than anything, is why so many Americans are obese.” – Dr. David Perlmutter

 

Fat is a powerful and efficient fuel source. How? The brain alone is 60% fat and needs fatty foods to survive. Therefore, the more healthy fats we eat like coconut oil, salmon, and avocados, the healthier the brain, gut, and rest of our bodies will be.

To live healthy and ward of diseases like dementia and Alzheimer’s, we should lower our carbohydrate intake, eat healthy fats, and exercise. When it comes down to it, chronic neurological diseases are actually quite preventable with the right actions.

ABOUT DR. DAVID PERLMUTTER

Dr. Perlmutter is a Board-Certified Neurologist and four-time New York Times bestselling author. He serves on the Board of Directors and is a Fellow of the American College of Nutrition.

Dr. Perlmutter received his M.D. degree from the University of Miami School of Medicine where he was awarded the Leonard G. Rowntree Research Award. He has published extensively in peer-reviewed scientific journals including Archives of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and The Journal of Applied Nutrition. In addition, he is a frequent lecturer at symposia sponsored by such medical institutions as Columbia University, Scripps Institute, New York University, and Harvard University and serves as an Associate Professor at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine.

His books have been published in 28 languages and include Grain BrainThe Surprising Truth About Wheat, Carbs and Sugar, with over 1 million copies in print. Other New York Timesbestsellers include Brain Maker, The Grain Brain Cookbook, and his most recent book, The Grain Brain Whole Life Plan (November 2016)He has been interviewed on many nationally syndicated television programs including 20/20, Larry King Live, CNN, Fox News, Fox and Friends, The Today Show, Oprah, The Dr.Oz Show and The CBS Early Show.

He is also the recipient of numerous awards, including: the Linus Pauling Award for his innovative approaches to neurological disorders; the National Nutritional Foods Association Clinician of the Year Award; the Humanitarian of the Year award from the American College of Nutrition; the Media Award from the American College of Nutrition; and the Healthy Living Award from The Invisible Disabilities Association.

 

THURSDAY NIGHT LIVE

Q & A SESSIONS WITH ROB AND DEVON

Each Thursday night at 7:15pm PST via the closed Open Sky Fitness Facebook Group , Devon and I will be online to answer an questions you may have about health, wellness, fitness, nutrition, lifestyle etc. Ask us anything!

 

 

 

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START BUILDING YOUR OWN WORKOUTS AND MEAL PLAN!

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HAVE A QUESTION OR REVIEW FOR ROB OR DEVON?

We love answering questions and getting feedback from you, our listener! If you have any questions to ask us, want to share a review of the show, or tell us any suggestions for guests/topics that you think would be great to have on the show, just email Rob at rob@openskyfitness.com or Devon at devon@openskyfitness.com or you can also leave us a review at www.openskyfitness.com/review, ask a question in the closed Open Sky Fitness Facebook Group and even text OSFreview to 33444 to get the link.

 

WHAT YOU’LL HEAR ON THIS EPISODE

00:00 Open Sky Fitness Introduction

1:15  Opening comments with Rob and Devon

1:45  Recap on last week’s episode OSF 155 – All You Need to Know About Sugar Substitutes

2:05  This week’s guest: Dr. David Perlmutter

2:40  The benefits of coconut oil according to Dr. Perlmutter, Rob, and Devon’s thoughts

11:15  Introduction to Dr. David Perlmutter

16:20  The moment Dr. Perlmutter realized that he needed to start researching the connection between food and the brain.

19:00  Where the idea behind Grain Brain came from and Dr. Perlmutter’s inspiration

20:50  How our evolved diet has affected the human brain and body

23:00  For how many years back do we have data that humans have been declining because of more cases of Alzheimer’s and dementia?

26:00  Taking charge and living a healthy lifestyle to help avoid diseases like Alzheimer’s and dementia.

27:50  How do you communicate with other physicians about your views?

31:20  Why is it so important to understand how inflammation and gut health affect our overall health?

34:50  Why a child receives good bacteria and gut health from its mother when it is delivered through the birth canal rather than with a C-Section.

39:00  Can mother’s do something to pass on healthy bacteria to their babies when they have to have a C-Section and a Vaginal birth isn’t an option?

41:00  What should we be doing to eat better? Why should we be eating more fat?

45:20  Where we’re going now as far as our nutrition intake compared to the 1900s.

48:00  How we can turn and turn off certain genetics via food as demonstrated by epigenetics.

49:00  The media’s influence on health and nutrition information.

51:20  Is the food industry making it difficult for people who are promoting high fat diets like the Ketogenic Diet or the Paleo Diet?

56:20 What initially causes leaky gut? What are some of the symptoms that you might have from it? How can you get tested for it and how can you fix it?

1:02:00  About Dr. Perlmutter’s latest book, The Grain Brain Whole Life Plan.

1:06:00 Closing comments with Rob and Devon

1:08:15 Open Sky Fitness Closing

 

RESOURCES MENTIONED DURING THE SHOW:

 

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Thanks for Listening!
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If you enjoyed this episode, please share it using the social media buttons you see at the bottom of the post.

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Thanks for listening/reading Episode 156 – Dr. David Perlmutter: The Inflammation Connection- Brain and Gut Health! We hope you have gained more knowledge on how to be a healthier you.

Nov 13, 2018

Does your home environment remind you of being healthy and having the lifestyle that you truly want? OR is that existing somewhere else? Does it only exist away from home at the gym? - BJ Gaddour

 

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Hey everyone! This week, I had a really awesome conversation with the former Fitness Director of Men's Health, Creator of The Daily BJ, Host of The Weekly BJ Podcast, and Founder of Garden of Gainz.

We talked about everything from his days at Men's Health to the launch of The Daily BJ and how he stays true to his authentic self with his brand.

We had a great time and I hope you enjoy tuning into our conversation. Here are some specific topics that came up:

  • How working out at home will give you the results and feeling of empowerment to live a healthy life.
  • How the fitness world has betrayed us and let us down as far as motivation, investment (time and money), and our health.
  • BJ's experience as a personal gym trainer and how it led to where he is today with his career with online coaching.
  • His online presence and how he likes to make his platform fun and inclusive for everyone looking to improve their health.
  • How he's been lucky to "fail forwards" in life and why timing is everything.
  • How to create your own authentic brand by being true to yourself and your brand.
  • BJ's advice for people who want to break through the noise in a career in fitness.

 

What You'll Hear on This Episode

00:00 Open Sky Fitness Introduction

1:15  Opening comments with Rob and Devon

1:30 Check out last week's show: OSF 226 - Pre & Post Workout Supplements, Reinjury Fears, CrossFit Training, Muscle Relief Aids

2:40 Join the conversation in our online Open Sky Fitness Podcast Group on Facebook

3:10 Halloween candy: Healthy alternatives such as the kids "cashing in" their treats for money with the parents.

5:30 About our guest this week, BJ Gaddour.

7:00 How he started focusing on his own health with his home gym aka Garden of Gainz.

7:50 How working out at home will give you the results and feeling of empowerment to live a healthy life.

9:00 How the fitness world has betrayed us and let us down as far as motivation, investment (time and money), and our health.

11:30 BJ's experience as a personal gym trainer and how it led to where he is today with his career with online coaching.

17:30 Why it's so hard to make money as an only fitness trainer and health coach.

19:00 What you have to do to make it online with Instagram posts and Tweets to promote your business.

20:00 His online presence and how he likes to make his platform fun and inclusive for everyone looking to improve their health.

22:30 Some of the out-of-this-world messages he receives from Instagram followers.

24:30 The crash and burn of his first online business, Stream Fit, and how he moved on from it.

27:40 How he's been lucky to "fail forwards" in life and why timing is everything.

30:00 His career as an entrepreneur and what it means to him.

32:00 What it was like to work for Men's Health.

40:00 The importance of companies and entrepreneurs putting out great content.

43:00 How he moved on from Men's Health to begin his own brand.

47:00 Why he posts specific images to weed out the followers that are right and not right for his brand.

48:00 The power of being authentic and true to yourself through your brand.

55:00 How to create your own authentic brand by being true to yourself and your brand.

1:00:00 BJ's advice for people who want to break through the noise in a career in fitness.

1:12:00 Final comments with Rob and Devon

1:12:00 Check out our Open Sky Fitness Podcast Group on Facebook

1:12:10 Contact Devon and I if you're interested in one-on-one coaching with us.

1:13:10 Open Sky Fitness Closing

 

RESOURCES MENTIONED DURING THE SHOW:

 

 

JOIN THE SKY FIT CHALLENGE!

CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE

The challenge consists of:

  • 8 Weeks of Equipment Free Bodyweight Workouts in 20 minutes or less. (No gym membership required)
  • SIMPLE Whole Food Meal Plan w/Tasty Recipe Cookbook Featuring 60+ recipes!
  • Foolproof Schedule so you know EXACTLY what you’re supposed to do every day.
  • Access to our New Private Facebook Group – Sky Fit Challenge Group to share your progress with everyone as well as receive support and be held accountable.

Do The FREE 7 Day Paleo Rest

Simply go to 7DayPaleoReset.com to sign up now

One of the best things you can do for your mind and body in your mission to get healthier is to focus on your nutrition. That's why we're allowing people to sign up now to join us for our next Free 7 Day Paleo Rest! It's all done via Facebook so no annoying emails that will fill up your inbox.

As part of the 7 Day Paleo Reset, we will provide you with:

  • Introduction to what the Paleo Diet is all about
  • 7 Day guide to easy Paleo recipes
  • What batch cooking is and how to incorporate that into your lifestyle
  • Various content resources including generational eating habits, the importance of building a wellness community, and how to begin a new healthy lifestyle.
  • How to make an impact on your life and life a life full of wellness.

 

 

Look Out For Our Upcoming

Throw Back Thursday Podcast Episodes!

We'll be releasing new podcasts episodes on Thursdays that discuss previous episodes we've done, but we need your help! Go to the  Open Sky Fitness Facebook Group and tell us what your favorite episodes are. Then, Devon and I will re-listen to that episode, pick out the best parts and share even more insights on the topic.

We won't just be regurgitating the same information over again. Since we began this podcast, there's so much more information out their on health, nutrition, fitness, and personal wellness. So, each Thursday we'll really just be going deeper into your favorite topics!

 

Claim Your FREE Bacon + $10 Off

With Our Sponsor - ButcherBox

That's right! By listening to the Open Sky Fitness Podcast, you get the chance to get a free order of bacon plus $10 off your first ButcherBox purchase!!

ButcherBox delivers 100% grass-fed beef, free-range organic chicken, and heritage breed pork directly to your door. Think of them as the neighborhood butcher for modern America.

 

 

Join The Open Sky Fitness Podcast Group!

That's right! We have a closed Open Sky Fitness Podcast group on Facebook where you and everyone have the opportunity to talk about your health and fitness goals in a safe environment. We post workouts and start discussions about how to be strategic about finding a healthier you. Check it out!

Start Building Your Own Workouts and Meal Plan!

Download Results Tracker here!

Click To Download Home Workout Templates or text the word, "lifting," to 33444 to download the templates. 

Download the OSF Food Journal Now!

Have a Question or Review for Rob or Devon?

We love answering questions and getting feedback from you, our listener! If you have any questions to ask us, want to share a review of the show, or tell us any suggestions for guests/topics that you think would be great to have on the show, just email Rob at rob@openskyfitness.com or Devon at devon@openskyfitness.com or you can also leave us a review at http://reviewourpodcast.com ask a question in the closed Open Sky Fitness Facebook Group and even text OSFreview to 33444 to get the link.

Get Fit with Free Downloads!

To Download Rob’s FREE workout templates click below**

Download Templates

Ask Rob a Question or tell him what is working for you: Email Rob@OpenSkyFitness.com

 

Support This Podcast

To leave a Review for Rob and the Open Sky Fitness Podcast CLICK NOW!  Ratings and reviews are extremely helpful and greatly appreciated! They do matter in the rankings of the show and I read each and every one of them.

Contact our amazing sound engineer Ryan? Send him an e-mail here: info@stellarsoundsstudio.com

Thanks for Listening!
Thanks so much for joining us again this week. Have some feedback you’d like to share? Leave a note in the comment section below!

If you enjoyed this episode, please share it using the social media buttons you see at the bottom of the post.

Do you have any questions (and would like to hear yourself on the Open Sky Fitness Podcast)? Click on the link on the right side of any page on our website that says “Send Voicemail.”

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Thanks for listening/reading episode 227 - BJ Gaddour: Has The Fitness Industry Let Us Down? We hope you have gained more knowledge on how to be a healthier you.

Nov 8, 2018
How can MSM powder improve your health without the risk of side effects? What are the top benefits of MSM powder? Should you be taking it?
 
In this #TBT podcast episode, Devon and I are discussing what MSM powder is, what the full benefits of it are, and where else you can find the same nutrients and benefits such as in vegetables.

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Nov 6, 2018

A ton of awesome questions from members of the Open Sky Fitness Podcast Group on Facebook were submitted to us recently so today we're taking the time to answer them for you. If you ever have a question or need help with something, you can always ask in the Facebook group and either we or someone in the group can help you out.

 

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Questions we'll be going over include:

  • Muscle rubs, creams, balms, and oil (cold, hot, herbal, Hanako, arnica, CBD/cannabis etc.) - How do they work? Are they actually good for the muscles? What are their benefits?
  • How can I get over my fear of reinjury or injuring someone else during a workout, practice, or sporting event?
  • What's Rob's favorite version of a classic exercise?
  • Can CrossFit can be utilized in a normal strength training program?
  • Are Nitric oxide boosters and pre-workout powders beneficial for strength and cardio training?
  • What foods should we eat after a hard workout and how long should we wait to eat them?

 

 

 

What You'll Hear on This Episode

00:00 Open Sky Fitness Introduction

1:15  Opening comments with Rob and Devon

1:30 Check out last week's show: OSF 225 - The Alzheimer's Solution: How to Prevent It With Nutrition with Ralph Sanchez

1:50 Join the conversation in our online Open Sky Fitness Podcast Group on Facebook

4:00 The benefits of reaching out for help from someone like a business coach or personal coach to help make decisions and get unstuck.

6:30 Our one-on-one coaching services that are currently available to help you with your wellness journey.

8:30 Why you have to take care of your health first before helping other people.

10:20 First Question: Muscle rubs - Are they actually good for the muscles? What are their benefits?  How do they work?

30:00 Second Question: How can I get over my fear of reinjury or injuring someone else during a workout, practice, or sporting event?

38:00 Rob's favorite variations of classic exercises.

46:20 Can CrossFit can be utilized in a normal strength training program?

55:35  Are Nitric oxide boosters and pre-workout powders beneficial for strength and cardio training?

59:30 How to stay energized during a workout besides pre-workout powders and supplements.

1:00:00 Pros and cons of pre-workout supplements.

1:06:00 Protein shakes vs. food after a workout?

1:10:00 How to see if the protein shake or food is giving you the better result.

1:11:40 Final comments with Rob and Devon

1:12:00 Check out our Open Sky Fitness Podcast Group on Facebook

1:12:10 Contact Devon and I if you're interested in one-on-one coaching with us.

1:13:10 Open Sky Fitness Closing

 

RESOURCES MENTIONED DURING THE SHOW:

JOIN THE SKY FIT CHALLENGE!

CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE

The challenge consists of:

  • 8 Weeks of Equipment Free Bodyweight Workouts in 20 minutes or less. (No gym membership required)
  • SIMPLE Whole Food Meal Plan w/Tasty Recipe Cookbook Featuring 60+ recipes!
  • Foolproof Schedule so you know EXACTLY what you’re supposed to do every day.
  • Access to our New Private Facebook Group – Sky Fit Challenge Group to share your progress with everyone as well as receive support and be held accountable.

Do The FREE 7 Day Paleo Rest

Simply go to 7DayPaleoReset.com to sign up now

One of the best things you can do for your mind and body in your mission to get healthier is to focus on your nutrition. That's why we're allowing people to sign up now to join us for our next Free 7 Day Paleo Rest! It's all done via Facebook so no annoying emails that will fill up your inbox.

As part of the 7 Day Paleo Reset, we will provide you with:

  • Introduction to what the Paleo Diet is all about
  • 7 Day guide to easy Paleo recipes
  • What batch cooking is and how to incorporate that into your lifestyle
  • Various content resources including generational eating habits, the importance of building a wellness community, and how to begin a new healthy lifestyle.
  • How to make an impact on your life and life a life full of wellness.

 

 

Look Out For Our Upcoming

Throw Back Thursday Podcast Episodes!

We'll be releasing new podcasts episodes on Thursdays that discuss previous episodes we've done, but we need your help! Go to the  Open Sky Fitness Facebook Group and tell us what your favorite episodes are. Then, Devon and I will re-listen to that episode, pick out the best parts and share even more insights on the topic.

We won't just be regurgitating the same information over again. Since we began this podcast, there's so much more information out their on health, nutrition, fitness, and personal wellness. So, each Thursday we'll really just be going deeper into your favorite topics!

 

Claim Your FREE Bacon + $10 Off

With Our Sponsor - ButcherBox

That's right! By listening to the Open Sky Fitness Podcast, you get the chance to get a free order of bacon plus $10 off your first ButcherBox purchase!!

ButcherBox delivers 100% grass-fed beef, free-range organic chicken, and heritage breed pork directly to your door. Think of them as the neighborhood butcher for modern America.

 

 

Join The Open Sky Fitness Podcast Group!

That's right! We have a closed Open Sky Fitness Podcast group on Facebook where you and everyone have the opportunity to talk about your health and fitness goals in a safe environment. We post workouts and start discussions about how to be strategic about finding a healthier you. Check it out!

Start Building Your Own Workouts and Meal Plan!

Download Results Tracker here!

Click To Download Home Workout Templates or text the word, "lifting," to 33444 to download the templates. 

Download the OSF Food Journal Now!

Have a Question or Review for Rob or Devon?

We love answering questions and getting feedback from you, our listener! If you have any questions to ask us, want to share a review of the show, or tell us any suggestions for guests/topics that you think would be great to have on the show, just email Rob at rob@openskyfitness.com or Devon at devon@openskyfitness.com or you can also leave us a review at http://reviewourpodcast.com ask a question in the closed Open Sky Fitness Facebook Group and even text OSFreview to 33444 to get the link.

Get Fit with Free Downloads!

To Download Rob’s FREE workout templates click below**

Download Templates

Ask Rob a Question or tell him what is working for you: Email Rob@OpenSkyFitness.com

 

Support This Podcast

To leave a Review for Rob and the Open Sky Fitness Podcast CLICK NOW!  Ratings and reviews are extremely helpful and greatly appreciated! They do matter in the rankings of the show and I read each and every one of them.

Contact our amazing sound engineer Ryan? Send him an e-mail here: info@stellarsoundsstudio.com

Thanks for Listening!
Thanks so much for joining us again this week. Have some feedback you’d like to share? Leave a note in the comment section below!

If you enjoyed this episode, please share it using the social media buttons you see at the bottom of the post.

Do you have any questions (and would like to hear yourself on the Open Sky Fitness Podcast)? Click on the link on the right side of any page on our website that says “Send Voicemail.”

And finally, don’t forget to subscribe to the show on iTunes to get automatic updates. It’s free!

Thanks for listening/reading episode 226 - Pre & Post Workout Supplements, Reinjury Fears, CrossFit Training, Muscle Relief Aids! We hope you have gained more knowledge on how to be a healthier you.

Nov 1, 2018

Primal Potential Podcast host, Elizabeth Benton shares her top weight loss strategies this week!

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Please leave us a review at http://openskyfitness.com/review

Check out the 7 Day Paleo Reset

In this week's TBT, Elizabeth Benton, from Primal Potential Podcast, shares her best “weight loss strategies” on how to stay motivated, not make excuses, and how to build a routine. Since she was seven, Elizabeth has been obsessed with fat loss and yet she grew to become a 350 pound adult. As an obese woman, she worked in the health care industry developing anti-obesity programs, as well as in the dietary supplement world. Despite all the information she gathered, it didn’t help her to lose the weight. She knew she had to switch her plan of action and went back to the basics, breaking all the dieting rules. With this new lifestyle she lost over 150 pounds.

1