Info

The Fit2Fat2Fit Experience

The Fit2Fat2Fit Experience Podcast features Drew Manning of www.fit2fat2fit.com. Drew brings his unique perspective on health and fitness to the podcasting world. Drew gained international media attention from his journey of gaining and losing 75 lbs. on purpose by blogging and writing a NY Times Best Selling book about it (Fit2Fat2Fit). Drew dives into why diets don't work, why people lose weight only to gain it back. Why does it seem so hard? Because focusing on just nutrition and exercise is missing the mark. Overall health and wellness is key to long-term success and often our industry neglects this. Drew answers your questions and interview leaders in the industry to share secrets about real transformation and long term success. Health is not just working out and eating wholesome foods, it is also mental, emotional, and spiritual. Change comes from the inside out so join us on this journey!
RSS Feed Subscribe in Apple Podcasts
The Fit2Fat2Fit Experience
2019
November
October
September
August
July
June
May
April
March
February
January


2018
December
November
October
September
August
July
June
May
April
March
February
January


2017
December
November
October
September
August
July
June
May
April
March
February
January


2016
December
November
October
September
August
July
June
May
April
March
February
January


2015
December
November
October
September


All Episodes
Archives
Now displaying: September, 2015
Sep 29, 2015

For years Kevin says he just couldn’t master the whole diet thing until his doctor gave him a wake up call. His original blog was intended to hold himself accountable for his food choices and lifestyle but his message resonated to both English and Spanish speaking communities. He now has the number one food app and says the real key to good health is nutrition. 

 

Key Takeaways:

[:18] Low net carbs & high quality protein in Quest bars

[3:24] Who is Kevin Curry?

[4:16] I couldn’t master the whole diet thing, then I had a wake up call

[6:26] I started my blog to help myself but then other people needed help too

[9:04] Understanding the addiction of food

[12:23] Building the physique of your dreams

[15:12] I wanted to delay the real world so I taught hip hop dance

[19:20] I caught a lot of flack for reaching out so much

[20:53] Kevin’s typical day is better in the summer

[24:44] A pre-workout meal and a post-workout meal

[28:24] Don’t buy processed stuff from the store

[29:51] $60 bucks a week for food is all I had so I had to make it work

[34:04] It’s deliberate that there is no diet related to my recipes

[34:51] Vegan recipes are so creative

[36:30] I naturally appeal to women but I have 60% male audience and 40% female

[37:27] I do a traditional body building routine 4 times a week

[40:08] The Lightning Round

[46:01] Just drink water

[46:48] It would be hard for me to a fit2fat2fit experience

[48:58] How to contact Kevin on social media - Get the app

 

Mentions:

Quest Nutrition

Fit Men Cook

No Cheats Needed

Fit2Fat2Fit

2Fitathome

Tough Mudder

@Fitmencook

 

Sep 22, 2015

Cassey worked hard to be the best at everything while growing up and her parents assumed she would be a doctor or a lawyer. When she told them she was pursuing other goals of the entrepreneurial nature they withheld their support for almost 2 years. Although it was difficult to be without them Cassey used the time to learn design and pilates. She now runs her successful OGorgeous accessory business, has 2.5 million followers, is preparing her workout program for a major fitness gym and helps people become who they want to be with authentic videos and blogs.

 

Key Takeaways:

[1:20] Quest Nutrition is a great snack to have on hand

[3:05] Who is Cassey and what is OGorgeous

[4:38] Cassey learned designing through the trial and error method

[5:17] Owning the title of one of the top 25 fitness influencers in the world

[7:30] Cassey is down to earth and body positive

[8:28] Drew helped me through a body plateau

[10:44] I had a candy biz when I was younger and sold Cassey’s Crack Cookies

[15:01] As an entrepreneur I can work harder to become more successful

[17:19] My parents have come around and are now willing to help me with my business

[18:49] Social media comments started to get under my skin so I made the video

[22:56] You can’t judge a book by its cover

[25:34] Most of the mean comments come from women - they must be hurting so much

[28:17] Cassey’s Fitness Tip - Find the joy in working out

[31:25] I work out all the time and my muscles still spasm after a hard workout

[32:56] A typical breakfast includes eggs

[35:00] Sam is the strategist behind the business plus he knows how to make me look good

[39:42] Google Sam & Cassey Ho

[40:40] Fit2Fat2Fit Journey - Growing up chubby was hard I was extremely body conscious

[49:07] The Lightning Round

[52:16] The epic meal portion food challenge

[55:18] My pilates will be the official pilates of 24 Hour Fitness

 

Mentions:

Bloglities

Quest Nutrition

OGorgeous

ThePerfectBody - Youtube video

@blogilates

Fit2Fat2Fit

2Fitathome

 

Sep 15, 2015

You may know her as the meaner of the two trainers on Extreme Weight Loss but as Heidi sees it she is being a true friend to her trainee’s. She uses her own past of binging and purging to help people address the emotional aspect of a bad body image. She wants to be the person she wishes had when she went through dark times. Heidi knows that leading by example is the best way to help her children stay healthy in body and mind and just like the rest of us works hard to create the proper balance of work and family life. 

 

Key Takeaways:

[:15] When we travel it’s so convenient to have a Quest protein bar

[2:05] Heidi opens up about her eating disorder and teaching her kids healthy eating habits

[4:28] It’s hard to find people with good intentions, so when you find them hold on to them

[5:40] I was so happy to find like minded people who understand

[6:12] Perfectly Imperfect - removing shame and finding a balance with who we are

[9:05] Your body type is your body type and it’s beautiful

[11:02] Heidi wishes she had someone to talk to during the dark times

[13:12] Body image issues as young as age 10, growing up in a fit family

[15:52] Never force exercise on a kid, lead by example

[17:10] The destructive binging and purging behaviors didn’t cease until I was pregnant

[20:26] Placing emphasis on strength and not the number on the scale

[22:21] My training changes when preparing for a show

[23:02] My husband Chris just listened to me when I talked about my shame

[24:53] Drew throws Lynn under the bus

[25:37] Heidi throws Chris under the bus, public image wise

[29:31] Is Heidi meaner than Chris? Somebody needs to have a firmer hand and be a real friend

[32:13] What will happen to Chris & Heidi after the tv show ends

[34:10] Balance is a moving target especially family/work balance

[37:09] I MAKE time for fitness because I want it in my life

[39:45] Do people make themselves a victim

[40:44] Tabata 4 minute fitness program

[41:34] What inspired the fitness competition and being coached

[44:17] No thanks, I don’t want to risk my health with a fit2fat2fit experience

[47:10] The Lightning Round

 

Mentions:

QuestNutrition

ExtremeWeightLoss

2fitathome

Fit2Fat2Fit

HeidiPowell

@realheidipowell

Photo Credit: KaceyLuviPhotography/@kaceyluvi

Quest Nutrition

 

 

Sep 15, 2015

Knowing what you are good at and not good at can save you lots of money, just ask Chris Powell. He figured out (by trial and error) he was a much better trainer than a businessman. He openly admits to his hard times and shares how living in a bitter place transformed him to become the friend, husband, father and trainer he is today. He believes being vulnerable can open a person up to growth and change your life forever. Losing weight might be the end goal but the way to get there is through your heart and mind.

 

Key Takeaways:

[3:07] Chris is a father of 4 and the host of Extreme Weight Loss

[4:10] Drew and Chris’ first meeting

[6:16] Somebody always wants to take a picture when eating normal food 

[7:55] I indulge in my cravings but I balance it out with additional measures

[9:51] Is it possible to cheat the system

[11:12] Chris didn’t think he was going to be a trainer, he was going to be a pilot

[15:27] Training has always been a passion

[16:07] Producers are always looking for new idea’s

[17:49] Super obese people want help we just don’t know about them

[18:19] An e-mail changed two lives dramatically

[21:07] I lost all of my money on bad investments

[22:39] A seedy pick up line worked on my wife

[23:45] Months after we pitched the show idea ABC bought it

[26:48] Losing everything caused me to be bitter but I had to go through hard times

[29:23] Accepting your vulnerabilities can open you up to growth and change your life forever

[33:47] Power struggles are behind many of my arguments

[35:13] Ego is a powerful tool in transformations

[37:15] When the cameras go away and the scale stays the same what happens

[40:12] Chris would never do a fit2fat2fit experience

[42:26] Breakfast cereal, straight cream, fried chicken and milkshakes

[44:13] The lightning round 

 

Mentions:

QuestNutrition

ExtremeWeightLoss

ChrisPowell

@realchrispowell

Fit2Fat2Fit

Photo Credit: KaceyLuviPhotography

@kaseyluvi on instagram

Quest Nutrition

 

 

Sep 11, 2015

Lynn and Drew welcome us to listen to their new podcast. They answer the most common questions they receive, Drew about his Fit2Fat2Fit experience and Lynn about why she only works with women. Drew is not just another trainer with a 6 pack. His experience has given him a unique perspective on the mental and emotional draw of today’s common food options. He wrote a book to share his experience with the world. Lynn feels women are more harshly judged by their physical aspects and knows it is harder for women to lose weight. She believes learning to love oneself is an important first step. Subscribe in iTunes for their next episode! 

 

Key Takeaways:

[:15] Why we like Quest Nutrition 

[1:31] Drew who? and Lynn the Foodie 

[4:33] Why Drew do the Fit2Fat experience?

[5:07] I wanted people to embrace a healthier lifestyle change

[6:11] The journey was mental and emotional 

[7:53] I was pregnant so I was happy to have good food in the house

[9:31] He was obsessed with his health and fitness to the point of disliking carrots

[11:02] What training methods have changed since your experiment?

[11:52] I really do focus more on the mental and emotional side of weight loss

[13:39] I don’t pretend to know exactly what it’s like

[14:31] Why do you only work with women, Lynn?

[14:57] I had some underlying bitterness towards the physical differences in weight loss 

[16:33] I learned why it is harder to lose weight but if you love yourself it’s easier

[17:35] Our goal is for overall better medical health 

[18:46] This podcast will have interviews with people in the health industry

[19:42] All feedback is welcome 

[20:00] Drew will have a part in an A&E show in the future

[20:45] We are working with Natalie Hodson on Dollar Workout Club 

[22:14] Leave your comments and subscribe to us on iTunes

 

Mentions:

Fit2Fat2Fit

2 Fit at Home

Quest Nutrition 

Dollar Workout Club 

1