A native of Miami, Florida, Danny Vega received his bachelor’s degree in political science from Columbia University in 2004, where he played football and was a three-time Dean’s List recipient. Danny earned his Master’s of Science in Human Performance from the University of Florida, where he worked with the national championship men’s basketball team along with the tennis and golf programs.
He then went on to become the Strength & Conditioning coordinator for VCU basketball, helping the Rams to the 2007 conference champions and making it to the second round of the NCAA tournament. As a raw powerlifter, he had met bests of 640 squat in wraps (610 raw), 400 bench, and 700 deadlift. He has competed in indoor rowing, where he has personal bests of 1:19.9 in the 500 meter, 14.5 in the 100 meter, and 389 meters in the minute for distance—all 3 of them are Florida state records.
In this episode Danny gives so much practical...
Lindsey Mathews, aka Trainer Lindsey, has a passion for helping women realize that they really CAN reach their fitness goals and it can actually be fun! In addition to her growing online coaching business that she has owned for the last 15 years, she has also trained clients one on one in a gym setting and owned the largest boot camp program in her county.
Her passion for health and fitness is the driving force behind the quality and success of the coaching and challenges that so many people have come to love and trust. She has helped hundreds of thousands of women build confidence and reach their fitness goals. Lindsey is a self-proclaimed homebody and in her free time she enjoys spending time with her husband and three kids and hanging out in her backyard.
In this episode, Lindsey talks about both her journey to health and her journey as a fitness influencer. She shares how she became the guru that she is today in the online fitness coaching space!
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Tara shares her raw view on her experience participating in a bikini competition.
In this candid report Tara talks about how she had to change her bodybuilding routine to fit the competition’s standards, and what she did to get from 13.5% body fat down to 10.5% in the 8 week of prep.
You can learn about Tara here: http://www.taragarrison.com
Charlie Johnson - a number one online trainer in Europe, who is based in London and has transformed over 8k clients. Charlie suffered a foot condition in his early teens that were causing him a lot of issues when it came to his passion of the sport. Due to this he stopped being so active and then piled on the pounds. After being teased at school he decided to pull himself together and work around his injury problems with professional help. He then got back into rugby and skiing and eventually got into the gym, where he found his real passion. He always progressively pushed his physique ambitions while working a 60-hour corporate week. During that time he competed in the 2016 Muscle Model and Fitness Model categories, signed a sponsorship deal with Adapt Nutrition, and was featured in Muscle and Fitness Magazine. Charlie is also an international speaker and simply a nice guy.
In this episode, Charlie shares his personal journey and what it’s like to...
In this episode, Rachel Gregory interviews me on her Metflex and Chill Podcast! I wanted to share this episode with you so you can hear my fitness journey, my experience with the ketogenic diet, why I say to do keto but not forever, my thoughts on diet variation and nutritional dogma, why weightlifting is everything, and more!
Rachel’s Website: https://www.metflexlife.com/
Rachel’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/rachelgregory.cns/
Rachel Gregory is a Board-Certified Nutrition Specialist, Strength and Conditioning Specialist, Author, and Podcaster.
She received her Master’s Degree in Nutrition & Exercise Physiology from James Madison University and Bachelor’s Degree in Sports Medicine from the University of Miami....
Scott Donnell is a serial entrepreneur who has dedicated his life to both physical and mental health. He is the Founder of Apex Leadership Company, a fitness, and fundraising program for schools. Apex has raised $75M for schools, and now has 15 franchises and 3 million customers.
More recently, Scott has joined the biotech world as the CEO of Hapbee.
Hapbee specializes in ultra-low frequencies, and with its patented technology, it can record small magnetic fields from chemical solutions. With the use of a wearable device, Hapbee can deliver dozens of safe, comfortable feelings to your body at the click of a button. You can feel Alert, Calm, Relaxed, Sleepy, or Focused, to name a few. Hapbee products will hit the market in March, and it has the potential to be what Dan Sulivan calls "the next consumer-generated revolution."
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In this episode, Scott talks about a new, fascinating and safe way of...
In this episode, we discuss self-love: what it isn’t, what it is, and how to get it.
The Kick Ass Life Podcast is a personal growth and mindset podcast in which we discuss all topics related to living a Kick Ass Life!
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Shawn Wells, MPH, LDN, RD, CISSN, FISSN Shawn is a Registered Dietitian, Certified Sports Nutritionist, and International Society of Sports Nutrition Fellow. Dubbed "The World's Greatest Formulator" he has formulated over 500 nutritional supplement products available around the world. Shawn has several patents of novel ingredients including TeaCrine and Dynamine.
As the Ingredientologist he loves educating through social media outlets, podcasts, and conferences.
In this episode, Shawn shares his own journey of personal and professional growth and then dives in the science behind protein powders, pre-workouts, supplementation, nutrition, and biohacking.
You can find him at shawnwells.com and on Instagram as @ingredientologist - instagram.com/ingredientologist
Drew Manning is the NY Times Best Selling Author of the book, Fit2Fat2Fit and is best known for his Fit2Fat2Fit.com experiment that went viral online. He's been featured on shows like Dr. Oz, Good Morning America, The View and many more. His experiment has become a hit TV show, called Fit to Fat to Fit, airing on A&E & Lifetime. His new book Complete Keto is available now!
In this episode, Drew shares his latest crazy extreme, running 100 miles in less than 24 hours, as well as lessons learned from his Fit2Fat2Fit journey.
Find Drew at: http://fit2fat2fit.com
Paul Carter is a strength hypertrophy coach and the founder of Lift-Run-Bang, an online coaching website. He has written for T-Nation, Muscle and Fitness, Flex Magazine, and Bodybuilding.com. Paul is also the co-author of the "Maximum Muscle Bible."
You can find his training app and latest carb cycling nutrition plan.
And follow Paul daily on Instagram: @liftrunbang.
In this episode, we go deep into the walk of self-discovery. Paul shares his personal journey and the many lessons he has learned as a seeker of truth and personal growth.
Toward the end of the episode, Paul shares the simple truths he has found over 20 years in the fitness industry that hold people back from getting the body of their dreams.