In this episode, Bridget and Ted discuss the place for “fun fitness” in your workout plan, as well as how to time your eating with your workouts with guest Zane Shelley, trainer and outdoors expert. Also, the team bids a bacon-y farewell to producer Chris Peralta. http://thebodycast.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/20140501_Bodycast_Ep-25.mp3
http://thebodycast.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/20140318B_Bodycast_RAW.mp3 Can the path to better health (and better sex) be through your feet? Michelle Ebbin, author of Hands on Feet, talks about reflexology, massage, and the healing powers of touch. In News of the Week, Bridget and Ted talk about fat, the 2014 push-up challenge, and the weird thing Ted once ate out of the trash (five-second rule!)…. Read more →
http://thebodycast.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/20140318_Bodycast_RAW.mp3 In this episode, Scott Larkin, director of training at Gainesville Health and Fitness, answers all kinds of questions, like how to choose a trainer, the best exercise that nobody does, the proper way to squat, and how the heck to get across monkey bars. Photo credit: Foter / Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported (CC BY-SA 3.0)
Bridget and Ted discuss their personal lists for medical/fitness/diagnostic tests that every person should take. Some serious, some fun. And then they put producer Chris on the spot to ask how many he’s done. http://thebodycast.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/20131023_Bodycast_TESTS.mp3 Photo credit: Alex E. Proimos / Foter / CC BY-NC
What does it take to race 140.6 miles? Ted and his training partner, Sean, talk to Bridget about their Ironman race: the training, the food, the demons. What did they learn? is it on your bucket list? http://thebodycast.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/20131106_Bodycast_Ironman.mp3
http://thebodycast.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/20130925_Bodycast_Ep-20.mp3 We talk the future of gyms, if sleep tech gadgets really work, the joy (and pain) of running hot dog 5Ks, and more with David Tao, the chief research officer of Greatist.com. Plus, in News of the Week, we discuss studies about messy desks, future cancer treatments, and insights about hangovers. Photo credit: I like / Foter /… Read more →
http://thebodycast.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/20130904_Bodycast_Ep19.mp3 In this episode, Bridget and Ted talk to trainer Zak Bietila about everything from handstands and CrossFit to how elite endurance athletes train for power. News of the Week covers the amazing accomplishments of Diana Nyad, happiness, and how music can stave off dementia. Plus, producer Peralta shares tells us about two of his injuries.
http://thebodycast.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/20130618_Bodycast-Ep18.mp3 Marissa King, a University of Florida and Olympic gymnast from Great Britain, and Ashley Kerr, former UF gymnast and team manager, join us in studio to discuss the training and athleticism it takes to perform at the elite level. Also, Armi Legge, founder of impruvism.com, discusses hot-button issues in fitness and the smartest ways to dissect health information.
Concussion expert Aliyah Snyder talks about how her experiences as a competitive athlete shaped her research about concussions. Plus, strategies for any athlete (or parents of athletes) to prevent, recognize and treat head injuries. http://thebodycast.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/20130528_Bodycast_Ep17.mp3
http://thebodycast.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/20130521_Bodycast_Ep16.mp3 Michael Loomis, a sports and manual therapist, has been teaching clients how to heal their bodies for more than 30 years. Loomis, who works with athletes and those in chronic pain, talks to us about massage, strength, and the one thing just about all of us do wrong. Plus, he offers a diagnosis for Ted’s 7-year-old calf bruise!… Read more →