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:
Did 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:
Chris 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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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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