The Fitness Nerd
By Brad Elliott
The Fitness NerdNov 15, 2021
TFN #032 - Dr. Emily Wiggin and Jeff MacDonald
TFN #031 - Starting and sticking to a new years resolution.
Now is the time to start! But if you want to wait until the new year to get your butt off the couch and finally get in shape like you've been telling everyone you would, then Jerret and I will help you get started and share some ideas on how to stick to your new goal and surpass the dreaded three month marker so that would can solidify your new fitness habit and become a bonafide bad ass.
TFN #030 - Jonathan Ells
Jon is a veteran trainer who's knowledge of the fitness industry is matched only by his enthusiasm and passion as an educator. Jon has seen great success as a personal trainer and has now branched out on his own to extend that success in the world of online training.
TFN #029 - Rebecca Thomas
Rebecca Thomas is an endurance athlete, former Senior Consultant for Diversity and Inclusion and is now a Student Advisor and Indigenous support person as well as a proud representative of the Mi'kmaq First Nation.
TFN #028 - Shea Lenehan
Shea is a successful personal trainer, strength coach and an all around athlete. This week we talk about strategies to becoming an elite trainer, common pitfalls we sometime fall into and how cool it is to deadlift 600lb's!
TFN #027 - Get fit by Christmas!
Christmas comes early as we share some tips on how to get in shape by the time Santa gets here and get a head start on the new year!
TFN #026 - Dave Prime at Prime Strength Club
TFN #025 - Josh Slate
We talk about the growing popularity of soccer in North America and what this means for youth soccer and what opportunities this could present for kids who play.
TFN #024 - The debate of a 1 rep max with children. Is it safe?
This week we are joined with top trainer Laurie Van Den Heuvel as we discuss the risks vs rewards of 1 rep max loads with children.
TFN #023 - How to get a killer workout done in 30 mins or less.
We prescribe three different workouts to give you an awesome workout even on your busiest day!
TFN #22 - Dr. Emily Wiggin is here!
Dr. Emily Wiggin is Chiropractor, Yoga Instructor and a level 2 Titleist Performance Institute (TPI) Expert.
TFN #021 - Seven deadly sins of training.
We discuss the seven deadly sins of training and why they can be standing in the way of your goals.
TFN #20 - How lose or gain those last few inches by breaking through sticking points.
There is nothing more frustrating then getting stuck in your training. Sooner or later it happens to the best of us and can lead quitting altogether. This week Jerret and I talk talk about how to overcome these stubborn sticking points so you can get back to being awesome!
TFN #19 - Is Bro science legit or BS?
We play the roles of myth busters as we discuss some of the most common "bro science" topics. Are they pure BS or is there some truth behind them?
TFN #18 - Get in shape without the gym.
This is for anyone looking to get in great shape without seeing the inside of a gym. We count the calories for you on some of the best activities you can do to lose a few pounds and look good naked.
TFN #17 - Working around injuries
We talk about all things injury.
• Are you hurt or injured?
• What steps to take if you get injured.
• How to train around injuries.
TFN #16 - So you're a trainer.....now what?
We talk about strategies and tricks that you won't find in any text book but can help you excel quickly as a personal trainer and become successful in your business. We also offer a few ideas on what to look for if you are looking at hiring a PT to make sure you find someone who's compatible with you and can get you the results you're looking for.
TFN #15 - Lucas Aaron of Range of Strength.
Lucas Aaron tells us how flexibility can open new doors to strength and performance.
TFN #014 - Risks of sport specific training with youths.
We discuss the potential risks involved with sport specific training with young athletes and we also dive into how to maximize results with older adults.
We go over the effects of COVID on the fitness industry. • the growing popularity of group fitness and it's effects on personal training • adding muscle with limited equipment and training/eating for your body type and much more!
TFN #012 - Create your own workouts to try at home!
I speak about the ingredients that you will need to quickly create an effective and simply workout to try in the comfort of your own home.
TFN #011 - We talk about the secret to success in any gym!
Consistency + Intensity + Intelligence = Success. And how you can apply this formula to get the most out of your training, regardless of your environment.