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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!
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Nov 24, 2015

Many people think of getting fit or weight-loss as a purely physical thing, but Drew reminds us of the mental and emotional challenges, which can be the toughest part of the journey. Our guest, Simply Sadie Jane shares with us the best fitness advice she ever received, a daily affirmation that helped her attain her goal. She also opens up about her experiences of being a heavier person for most of her life and how she was able to overcome her previous habits to become the satisfied, fit person she is today.

 

Key Takeaways:

[5:06] Sadie started the blog because she was inspired by the women she was helping

[8:45] I wanted to be healthy for my kids so I changed my nutrition

[12:33] Doctors and nurses can be really unhealthy

[15:06] I realized there was no balance and that you need to let stuff go if you can’t get it done

[18:22] I used Crossfit to get the most out of my body, now we have one in our garage

[21:09] Craigslist is a great place to find used exercise equipment

[25:37] Start improving your Crossfit forms at home, which will make it easier when you get to the gym

[27:22] We work out at home and at the gym

[30:41] Stop saying you are going to start over and just take it one day at a time

[33:13] The best advice Sadie ever received was a mantra

[37:00] Positive affirmations are NOT just for women

[39:06] The Lightning Round! Channing Tat-YUM

[47:48] Being the heavy cheerleader was tough, so I wouldn’t want to go back

[49:17] Contact information for Simply Sadie Jane

 

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Nov 17, 2015

Drew and Tim Ballard met at their mutual workout club in Utah. When Drew found out what Tim did for a living, he and Heidi started contributing to Operation Underground Railroad. The organization rescues children who have been enslaved into the sex trade industry. They are involved in missions all over the world, including inside U.S. borders. Tim says his exercise program allows him to keep himself strong in mind and body. Be warned, there are parts of this episode that you might find disturbing due to the subject matter. Please turn that disturbance into a donation to Operation Underground Railroad.

 

Key Takeaways:

[1:43] Background information about Tim & Operation Underground Railroad 

[6:15] Tim worked for the CIA & Homeland Security but didn’t want to work in child crime

[8:32] The hardest part was seeing the kids who couldn’t be rescued because of their jurisdiction

[10:59] But sex slavery doesn’t happen in the United States, right? *sensitive content*

[14:07] The government doesn’t offer any rehabilitation, private organizations are needed to help

[17:36] Tim uses his faith and CrossFit to emotionally enjoy his time with his family after work

[19:38] CrossFit reached out to us and became our corporate sponsor

[24:30] Big celebrity names help us promote what we are doing

[27:24] Our goal is to show the kids who they really are and what potential they have

[29:20] Operations are varied and we are building technology tools

[35:05] Is there a danger in being a volunteer or a part of this organization?

[38:56] The more resources we get the more kids we can save

[40:41] Visit CrossFit box in Draper, Utah and see the Abolitionist movie to support the cause

 

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Nov 10, 2015

If you think eating healthy means you need to spend hours in the kitchen doing meal prep, you need to listen to this episode. We have insider secrets on how to make basic or staple foods in advance and simply add spices when you are ready to heat and eat your meals. “Getting recipes from someone whose favorite meal is pancakes works for me” says Lynn. Jasmine shares with us how a Groupon changed her free ice cream everyday life into a healthy life which includes 6 healthy recipe cookbooks and powerlifting workouts.

 

Key Takeaways:

[5:23] What exactly does Jasmine do?

[6:12] Social media is a big shift in sharing common interests

[7:58] Jasmine got free ice cream every day at her HR position at Nestle

[11:56] Someone suggested writing an e-cookbook

[14:24] Jasmine had support but everyone said she was crazy to quit her job in 2013

[18:37] You can make your favorite food into a healthy, affordable meal

[21:32] Jasmine’s Instagram account is filled with creative, delicious recipes

[23:09] Meal prep can be simple, don’t underestimate seasoning

[26:24] Jazzy’s top 5 seasonings

[29:22] Daily habits can help you to keep your health and fitness goals

[32:40] Jazzy’s daily routine starts with your favorite breakfast

[37:43] Reading is very important because it gives you time to re-focus

[40:26] Powerlifting for strength not for mass is Jasmine’s workout routine

[45:51] Try something new in your fitness routine to keep things exciting

[47:57] The Lightning Round! - Rock-ing the fanny pack jokes, down under

[55:19] Jazzy WOULD do Fit2Fat2Fit on purpose

[58:14] Contact information for Jasmine

 

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Nov 3, 2015

What a burst of energy this guy is. Bruce Pitcher and Drew met on Season 3 of Extreme Weight Loss (EWL). Bruce’s story is so touching, so potent and so raw it impacts everyone who hears it. After years of hiding a secret about his father, Bruce gradually gained weight until he reached 410 lbs. Becoming a participant on EWL changed Bruce’s life forever. He found unbridled support from the fitness coaches which helped him to turn his health around. He now works on fitness boot camps, speaks motivationally and encourages people with his voracious energy to take continue on their journey to better health.

 

Key Takeaways:

[4:15] Bruce and Drew met on a mind-blowing episode of Extreme Weight Loss

[6:08] Bruce’s memories of his father’s arrest and his suicide attempt

[13:03] Weight started piling on quickly and I weighed as much as 410 pounds

[14:47] Feeling the love from people on the show gave me the confidence to confront my dad

[17:57] Chris made me realize I didn’t keep the promises I made to myself

[20:28] Tommy is a Crossfit freak and everybody should be lifting weights

[26:25] Knowing your “why” behind your fitness goals

[31:34] Bruce’s energy is contagious

[32:43] The naked squat in front of the mirror and 3 random positive comments before 10 am

[33:58] Meal prep is a daily habit which can push you in the right directions

[36:51] What supplements does Bruce take

[39:24] Bruce’s goal for next year 

[40:10] Lynn doesn’t enjoy Crossfit, just keep your Crossfit talk to yourself

[42:54] The Lightning Round

[44:34] Chris & Heidi Powell impressions

[46:47] Some random fitness talk which includes frams

[48:34] Contact info for Bruce

 

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