Andy Chan is a personal trainer, corporate health consultant, and author. Andy’s unique approach to training and wellness integrates traditional Chinese medicine with modern movement science to create harmony in all aspects of life. In this episode, Drew and Andy chat about Andy’s background in the US, how he was shaped by both Eastern and Western philosophies, the interplay between diet and emotions, and much more. If you want to live a more balanced and holistic lifestyle, then this episode is for you!
[04:25] Andy’s journey from being a student in the US to having a chance to play professional soccer in Hong Kong, and the experience that ultimately ignited his passion for fitness and movement based training.
[09:42] Andy’s unique approach to personal training, and the difference between aesthetics and performance when setting goals in the gym.
[16:22] Andy explains how emotions affect the diet, and gives some practical tips to help regulate emotions and enhance diet.
[26:35] Andy describes his new book “Dynamic Balance,” and how Andy combines Traditional Chinese Medicine with modern science to create a holistic approach to wellness.
[34:59] What Andy would go back and tell his 18-year-old self, and the importance of being able to navigate a sea of information in order to keep health and fitness simple.
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