Category: Podcasts

#120-Dr. Kevin Folta: GMO’s: Friend Or Foe?

I am joined this week by Dr. Kevin Folta, professor and chairman of the Horticulture Sciences Department at the University of Florida. He and I discuss some common misconceptions about genetically modified organisms and pesticides and how they affect our food. This is always a hot button topic and I have always found Dr. Folta’s […]

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#19-Evidence Based Nutrition With Danny Lennon

Danny Lennon joins me this week, coming straight out of Ireland to share his nutrition wisdom and insight. For those who don’t know, Danny hosts one of the most popular nutrition podcasts available with Sigma Nutrition Radio. He takes time out of his busy schedule to talk about not only his background in nutrition, but his mission in delivering high-level evidence based information to the listening public. We discuss GMOs, gluten-free diets, Paleo diets and more. Danny gives listeners tips for being better critical thinkers when it comes to the nutrition advice that we receive. I can’t recommend his podcast enough for anyone who wants a greater understanding of what’s happening on the forefront of nutrition research. You can find out more about Danny’s work at www.sigmanutrition.com Learn more about your host, Jason Leenaarts, at www.jasonleenaarts.com 

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#20-Building A Better Mom With Kellie Davis

Kellie Davis joins me this week to talk about a criminally overlooked facet of the fitness industry: strong moms. If you don’t know, she is the co-author of the excellent book Strong Curves with Bret Contreras and she has recently launched a new fitness program called Fit Thrive. In this episode, I get Kellie to share her best practices for being a mother who can successfully integrate family, work and fitness into a busy life. There are far too many amazing women out there who can take huge cues from Kellie’s wisdom in this show to make it all work for them. To learn more about Kellie, please check out www.fitthrive.com and use promo code HotSummer (case sensitive) for an additional discount. You can also connect with her on Facebook at www.facebook.com/GetGlutes and on Instagram at kelliedavisfit. To learn more about your host, Jason Leenaarts, visit www.jasonleenaarts.com Download, subscribe, and share with your friends. Episodes come out every Thursday!

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#21-Rog Law’s Top 10 Fitness Tips (AKA The Gospel According to Law)

In what will arguably be our most entertaining episode to date, Rog Law joins me this week to talk about the ten things everyone should be doing with their health and fitness goals. We also manage to clock in our longest episode ever because Rog knows how to deliver with excellent content. I haven’t laughed this hard in a very long time. So if you need to find a way to lighten up your fitness journey and remember not to take things so seriously, you can’t afford to miss this episode. If you’re not already following him, you can find out more about Rog at www.roglawfitness.com To learn more about your host, Jason, check out www.jasonleenaarts.com 

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#22-A Case for Veganism in Strength and Fitness With Dr. Garth Davis

I have the great pleasure of speaking with Dr. Garth Davis, who is the author of Proteinaholic (available on Amazon) and highly successful bariatric surgeon based out of Texas. My knowledge of him began through his advocacy of veganism and plant-based diets through our circle of friends and colleagues in the fitness industry. He joins me on this episode to give a very insightful and passionate take on his philosophies for pursuing a plant-based diet for overall health and wellness. This is quite a episode and I always love learning new perspectives on ways to help individuals in this industry. To learn more about Dr. Garth, check out his book Proteinaholic on Amazon and connect with him on Facebook at www.facebook.com/drgarth or on Twitter at www.twitter.com/drgarthdavis. To find out more about your host, Jason Leenaarts, please visit www.jasonleenaarts.com Subscibe, download and share this episode with your friends and don’t forget to leave us a review to let us know how we’re doing!

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#23-Finding Success Within That Grey Area With Jonathan Pietrunti

Jonathan Pietrunti joins me this week to give his unique take on your mindset and reaching your personal wellness goals. Bringing with him over 12 years of experience in the Navy as well as his background in personal training and sports psychology, Jonathan has a great perspective to offer. If you want to keep a pulse on one of the up-and-comers in the fitness indsutry, Jonathan is someone I have very high hopes for. He’s definitely someone you’ll want to keep an eye on with his writings, featured at www.thatgreyarea.com You can also connect with him on Instagram at thatgreyarea or on Facebook @ Jonathan Pietrunti. To find out more about your host, please visit www.jasonleenaarts.com 

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#24-A Deeper View of Corporate Wellness With Greg Justice

It took a bit to nail the time down because this week’s guest is in such high demand! I am honored to share the episode with a fitness legend, Greg Justice. Over the last 30 years, Greg has not only helped to light the way for others in the fitness industry to survive and thrive but he arguably pioneered the most successful way to implement corporate wellness initiatives on a national and international level. This isn’t just insight for other personal trainers though. Greg shares tips for listeners who want to see corporate wellness and health programs work for their own place of work. Greg is a bestselling author found HERE and you can also find out more about him and his incredible career at www.gregjustice.com To learn more about your host, please visit www.jasonleenaarts.com 

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#25-Why Is Change So Hard? With Dr. Mary Malek

Dr. Mary Malek joins me this week to discuss a struggle that so many people have: making change permanent. We talk about the issues and beliefs that can keep us rooted in following the same unproductive behaviors and how to solve them. Dr. Mary has so many amazing things to say from not only her background and practice as a clinical psychologist but as someone who has had to adapt to her own health issues throughout her life to establish a foundation of lasting, healthy change. This is an awesome discussion! To connect with Dr. Malek, you can find out more about her at www.drmjmalek.com To find out more about your host, please visit www.jasonleenaarts.com Download, subscribe, share with your friends and leave us a review to let us know how we’re doing! 

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#26-The Farmer & Chef’s Table With Rick Carson

Rick Carson, Chef de Cuisine and owner of Nosh Eatery and Creative Catering, joins me this week. In this episode, Rick discusses not only his growth as a chef but how he has evolved his business in harmony with growing much of his own food. He has continued to thrive as a restaurant owner in Northeast Ohio due to his unbelievable passion for high quality food year-round. If you have an interest in sustainability and better food practices with the restaurants you support, you won’t want to miss this episode. To connect with Rick, please visit www.nosheatery.com To learn more about your host, check out www.jasonleenaarts.com Download, subscribe, share and leave us a review of you like what you hear!

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#27-Eat Well, Move Well, Live Well With Roland And Galina Denzel

Roland and Galina Denzel join me this week to discuss their upcoming book “Eat Well Move Well, Live Well” These two have been conquering the health and fitness world for the last several years and have self-published all of their books up to this point. “Eat Well…” is the first one to get a publisher behind it for greater international reach. In this episode, they share some of their wisdom gleaned from working with their respective clients as well as giving us some teasers from their book. We cover smaller steps to change, different approaches to progress and more. To learn more about Roland and Galina, please visit: www.thefitink.com and pre-order your copy today to get a free preview of some of their favorite chapters. To learn more about your host, please visit www.jasonleenaarts.com Download, subscribe, and share with your friends. If you like what you hear, please consider leaving us a review on iTunes so we can reach a larger audience!

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