Podcaster and all-round nerd Chuck is joined by Mitch (the personal trainer who helped Chuck lose almost 100 lbs and 20% body fat) to discuss nutrition, workouts, the gym, and all things fitness. In new episodes each week we look into aspects of the fitness journey and answer your questions via calls, email, Facebook, and Twitter.


#12: Motivations and Self Image

We dive deep into what motivates us to go back to the gym each week and ponder how self-image can both motivate and de-motivate. We also take a great listener question about food tracking apps and on-the-road food options.


#11: Finding Your Core

There’s more to “working your core” than abdominal crunches. We explore the deeper meaning, seeking to find the core of our workout routines — what we need to achieve our goals. We discuss the lesser-known core muscle groups, including the obliques and glutes. We talk about avoiding absolutes to see best results. And we think […]


#10: Personal Networks, Personal Decisions

Being a geek is awesome, and we look at some of the ways your geekdom can help you along the path to fitness. We delve deeper into methods for re-wiring habits. We look at social networks and their effect on fitness decision-making. And we put some thought into becoming ok with making your own decisions […]


#9: The Many Effects of Diet (Besides Weight/Appearance)

We discuss the many effects of diet beyond simple weight and appearance. We share our experiences with diet change and what it does to us in terms of energy, hydration, feel, attitude, and sleep. We also take on some listener questions, including whether or not it’s’ ok to eat badly on heavy workout days, the […]


#8: Workout Scheduling, BMI and Personal Goals

We dig into the tricks of finding time in your schedule for a workout and keeping a positive attitude when life happens. We talk about BMI, what it means (and what it doesn’t) and how you can use it and other measurement metrics to work toward your own personal goals. And we take a listener […]


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