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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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Jan 8, 2016

You lucky listeners have a special podcast this week today "GDT" (Getting Things Done). First, Rob takes some time to answer a question from one of our listeners on how to get started on a path to wellness.  Then, you'll hear from our guest speaker,  David Allen, the author of Getting Things Done . Are you spinning in your head with all the things going on in your life and think you need to manage your time better? David will show you that it’s not about time management but about finding space in your head to think. It’s about understanding what outcomes you are committed to make and what actions you need to take. You will learn how to organize your life to reduce stress and create more space for creativity. Ahh.. that sounds good!

“Most people are still trying to use their head as their office…It wasn’t designed for that. Your head is designed for having ideas but not for hanging onto them.”- David Allen

David sees himself as a lazy guy that was always looking for the easiest way to do things. After helping many of his friend’s businesses find success by making things easier, he started creating models around what he was teaching and became a consultant. He had a martial arts training that taught him how to clear his head for a fight but realized this is what people needed in business and daily life. Slowly he applied these principles to helping normal people clear their heads, get more done with less effort, and reduce the stress.

What You’ll Hear on the Show:

0:00  -Introduction
2:41  -Starting Over:  Q/A with listener Will (Notes below):
3:55  -Workout: Which should you begin with this year?
8:00  -Nutrition:  How should you eat?
16:12  -Mindset: How to create a path of success to achieve goals
21:55  -Interview with David Allen
22:17  -David’s Story
25:19  -From 9 year old to CEO’s, learn how to organize you life
27:15  -The methodology behind the book and how it can help you.
29:06  -How do you free the space in your mind
31:38  -How taking 45 seconds now can chance your life!
33:10  -5 Steps of the GDT System
33:25  -Step1: Capture
34:16  -Step 2: Clarify
35:59  -Step 3: Organize
36:35  -How do you get through the emotional block?
38:11  -How to organize your lists
39:56  -The best apps to use for helping use
41.28  -Tricks to not get things lost in your notebook
42:52  -Getting back on the path once you have fallen off
44:05  -Step 4: Reflect and weekly review
48:59  -Step 5: Engage
49:43  -How you get out of your head and be present.
52:00  -The time it takes for Step 1
52:40  -Your head is not your office!
55:00  -GDT Fundamentals Workshop
56:55  -David’s 1 biggest piece of advice to you
58:45  -GDT for children
1:01:30  -How you can actually relax on the weekends and vacations
1:03:10  -Best piece of advice to take action on now…2 minute rule
1:06:15  -Conclusion

Want to learn from David Allen Live?Attend his LA workshop:

GDT Fundamentals Workshop

January 20th 2016

Century City, CA

Q&A with host Rob Dionne and Listener Will.

QUESTION from Will: I haven’t worked out in years.  What is the best way to get started.  I am about 50 Pounds overweight.  I have tried all kinds of diets but no luck.  What would you suggest with someone starting over?

ANSWER:
Fitness:

  • Find something you love to do!  The exercise you will do today and tomorrow is the best exercise. (Walking, jogging, yoga, group fitness, martial arts, spinning, dance, biking)
  • Want Rob's Free Workout template? Text Lifting to 33444
  • Create a space and habit around your workout.

Nutrition

  • 80 percent of weight loss is nutrition
  • Stay clear of specific diets, instead change your lifestyle
  • Keep track of the food you are eating.  Keep a journal
  • Start Slow.  What can you add to your diet versus what you need to cut out
    -Week one, add in water 80 ounces/day
    -Week 2, add a serving of green vegetables everyday
    -Week 3, Replace the bad with good.  i.e. Replace bread and pasta with sweet/starchy vegetable (exchange pasta with spiraled zucchini)

Mindset: How to create the mindset to succeed

  1. Create a WHY?  Why do you want to change or be healthy?
  2. Create a strong commitment?  Remember that you deserve this.
  3. Find what is standing in your way of your success.  Identify the issues and notice if these are truths or just stories you have created.  Most likely they are stories that you have created as truths.  See them for what they are, stories

Don’t forget to that Rob is here to answer any questions you might have.  It’s the New Year and he is here help you get to a healthier and happier place!  Don’t be shy, just send him an email at Rob@OpenSkyFitness.com.

LINKS AND RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:

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Want Rob's Free Workout template? Text Lifting to 33444

Contact our amazing sound engineer Ryan? Send him an e-mail here: RyanTX2LA@gmail.com

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Thanks for listening/reading Episode 79: David Allen: GDT Time Organization Management Ep. 79.  We hope you have gained more knowledge on how to be healthier in 2016!

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