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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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Dec 11, 2018

Every day you're just stacking another penny. If you're not doing something every single day to contribute to that pile, then the pile is going down.- Chris DiVecchio on the importance of being consistent with a healthy lifestyle.

 

Author of The 5x2 Method, Founder & Trainer of Premier Mind & Body, Chris DiVecchio joined us for a very special podcast episode. In fact, I don't think I've ever had a guest quite like him. You see, Chris helped a client, Walter Fisher, win $1 million in a bet to lower his body fat composition. It was quite the challenge, but Chris helped Walter make it happen!

 

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Not only will you hear all about that story from Chris, but we also covered the following topics including answer a question from the Open Sky Fitness Podcast Group on Facebook:

  • How do you brace when powerlifting? What part does breath play in weightlifting?
  • What is the difference between glute activation and core bracing?
  • How decreasing body fat composition is different than just losing weight.
  • Why the scale is not the only way to measure your body's health.
  • How creating a false sense of high stakes can actually help you stay motivated with your goals.
  • About Chris' book, The 5x2 Method, and how it'll help you create greater self-awareness and be present each day in your wellness journey.
  • Examples of how to get in touch with your 5 senses every day for greater self-awareness and happiness.
  • How to begin living for the future.
  • How great things can happen when you begin focusing on yourself and being more open to new opportunities.

 

The 5x2 Method:

Revealing the Power of Your Senses

Get your own copy of The 5x2 Method: Revealing the Power of Your Senses by Chris DiVecchio

The 5x2 Method: Revealing the Power of Your Senses by Chris DiVecchioDid you know you use at least one of your five senses every moment of the day, even when you are asleep? Each sense has its own special power, but it is when they are used in combination that we create those unforgettable experiences.

We all have a set of daily habits that tend to dull our senses and encourage us to lead a pretty basic life of existence. We often find ourselves in the vicious cycle of wake up, repeat and go to sleep. I developed the 5x2 method to help wake those senses back up and create a whole new way of thinking, acting, being, and doing so you can start living the life of happiness you deserve!

 

As we know, the five senses are controlled by five organs:

  • Touch
  • Sound
  • Taste
  • Sight
  • Smell

 

About Chris DiVecchio

Chris DiVecchioChris DiVecchio, Founder & Trainer of Premier Mind & Body, brings a wealth of self-development transformation mixed with a very practical technique to his fitness training. Coming from a bodybuilding background and a D1 collegiate hockey career, Chris realized that he wanted to teach his simple techniques and strategies to help others achieve both physical and mental acuity.

As a fitness trainer and lifestyle specialist, Chris has a knack for inspiring accountability and achieving results quickly. With each client, Chris develops a unique and effective nutrition and personal training strategy. His vast knowledge of great recipes and food combinations allow him to create a diet that not only tastes great but will also be easy to maintain. Chris has developed innovative fitness concepts and practices for all types of clients who are all working through very different life experiences, and he is excited to talk with you about your goals.

 

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  3. In your message, please include:
    1. What you're struggling with
    2. What you believe is standing in your way
    3. What your obstacles are
    4. What you want to achieve
    5. Your expectations and how you think Devon and I can help you

 

 

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 230 - 8 Holiday Mistakes You Must Avoid

1:40 About our guest today, Chris DiVecchio

2:00 Be on the show and let us coach you for an hour! Find out how.

6:00 A question from our Open Sky Fitness Podcast Group on Facebook -How do you brace when powerlifting?

10:00 The power and importance of breath - what to expect from an upcoming guest, Belisa Vranich

14:00 Why powerlifters have a big belly for the use of breathing while lifting heavy weights.

14:40 Glute activation - the importance of activating your glutes while lifting and why glute activation and core bracing is not the same.

17:15 Introduction to Chris DiVecchio and his background story

17:40 How he helped a client, Walter Fisher, win a $1 million.

23:00 How he met Walter and began to start training him for his goal.

26:00 How decreasing body fat composition is different than just losing weight.

31:00 Walter's past athletic history and how that came into play for training with Chris.

33:00 What people can accomplish in just a couple of months with losing weight and getting in shape.

35:00 Why the scale is not the only way to measure your body's health.

36:00 How creating a false sense of high stakes can actually help you stay motivated with your goals.

40:30 His own motivation for focusing on getting in shape and building muscle.

42:30 How he got into various careers in bodybuilding, modeling, acting, and then personal training.

47:00 Steps you'd take to start working with Chris and the type of insight he wants to find out about new clients to create a good, professional relationship.

48:00 The approach Chris follows to work with and help people reach their health and wellness goals.

50:50 About his book, The 5x2 Method, and how it'll help you create greater self-awareness and be present each day in your wellness journey.

1:00:40 Examples of how to get in touch with your 5 senses every day for greater self-awareness and happiness.

1:09:00 How to begin living for the future.

1:11:00 Mastering The Art of Adjustment - Getting comfortable with little adjustments to living healthier today.

1:16:00 How great things can happen when you begin focusing on yourself and being more open to new opportunities.

1:18:00 How to find and stay in touch with Chris DiVecchio.

1:20:00 Final comments with Rob and Devon

1:21:00 Check out our Open Sky Fitness Podcast Group on Facebook

1:21:05 Learn how to can be on the podcast and work with Devon and me in a coaching session.

1:23:10 Open Sky Fitness Closing

 

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  • 8 Weeks of Equipment Free Bodyweight Workouts in 20 minutes or less. (No gym membership required)
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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!

 

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Thanks for listening/reading episode 231 - How to Decrease Your Body Fat Composition with Chris DiVecchio! We hope you have gained more knowledge on how to be a healthier you.

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