Live from the Live Better recording studio! Bret and Jason are here this week with David Carson. David Carson is a Nike Master Trainer, Jordan Band trainer, Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, and EXOS Performance Specialist. He is also the CEO of 24Life Sport and Performance Training. As a former professional basketball player, David has over 10 years of experience in the field, working with clients extending from professional athletes, including NBA and MLS, to the veteran weekend warrior looking for an edge.
Listen in as Bret and Jason discuss with David Carson what it means to show up every single day - for yourself and for others - and what it means to give 110%. David goes into his story of becoming a coach and how his upbringing shaped the coach who he is today.
Live from the Live Better recording studio! Bret and Jason are here this week on the Live Better podcast talking about rituals. Last episode of the series we chatted about morning and evening rituals and today’s focus is going to be on mid day or daytime rituals.
Listen in as Bret and Jason discuss their own mid day or daytime rituals, what they are working on implementing (like meditation + working out!) and how these rituals have up-leveled their day to-day clarity and productivity while also decreasing stress and anxiety.
Live from the Live Better recording studio! Bret and Jason are here this week on the Live Better podcast with Kate Lemere, the founder of her blog The Four Percent, where she provides educational and inspirational content, tips and tools helping those on the pursuit of a life better lived - in and out of the gym. Kate helps people understand the basics of fitness, nutrition and strength training so they can find a process they love without restriction. Kate is a founding trainer at Barry's Chicago and in addition to training at both Chicago studios she is a member of the corporate marketing team and contributes to the brand strategy and marketing best practices of the team as Barry’s expands.
Listen in as Bret, Jason and Kate discuss Kate’s experience in both marketing/advertising and fitness, how she fell in love with the evidence based fitness practice, her journey of letting go self-doubt, insecurities and stepping into her own power of “owning” it and being proud of what she’s worked for. Kate talks in detail on her own postpartum fitness experience, research and education in regards to exercising throughout pregnancy, both before and after. Catch the latest on Kate’s motherhood experience, self-reflection, where she was at, what she’s overcome and the importance of finding joy and presence in the everyday.
Live from the Live Better recording studio! Bret and Jason are here this week on the Live Better podcast with Rae Reichlin, the founder of Ladies Who Lift, an all-female strength training workshop and class aimed to educate, empower, and inspire women of all shapes, sizes, fitness, and lifting backgrounds.
Listen in as Bret, Jason and Rae discuss Rae’s journey to entrepreneurship, the importance of holding space, breaking down strength training, the benefits of mindfulness, doing the workout for your mind, body and soul and Rae’s approach to helping women find confidence and strength through lifting.
Live from the Live Better recording studio! Bret and Jason are here this week on the Live Better podcast with Dawn Jackson Blatner (aka DJ Blatner), a registered dietitian nutritionist & certified specialist in sports dietetics. She is the author of two books: The Flexitarian Diet, ranked a top plant-based diet by US News & World Report and her newest book, The Superfood Swap. She recently starred in (and won!) the hit primetime reality TV show on ABC called, My Diet Is Better Than Yours and she was the dietitian for the Chicago Cubs for 10 years (and yes, she has a Worlds Series ring.)
Listen in as Bret, Jason and Dawn discuss diet, benefits of cleansing your body, how to fast and fuel on a high-performance workout schedule, making a mindset shift in what you eat and more.