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Apr 27, 2020
Adam Feit is Precision Nutrition’s head strength and sport psychology coach. He's been an S&C coach at every level you can think of and currently, he’s a PhD Candidate in Sport and Exercise Psychology at Springfield College studying the use of mental skills among S&C coaches.
In today's episode with Adam we talk about time management tips, managing overwhelm, helping clients use their skills in other life areas to manage exercise and nutrition challenges, motivation science and much more.
 

 

 

Timestamps:
  • [03.14] - How Covid has affected Adam's day-to-day
  • [07.22] - Whether he's structured all the time or allows some unstructured time
  • [10.50] - Time management tips
  • [15.07] - Managing overwhelm
  • [18.39] - Looking for what PN call 'bright spots' when coaching clients
  • [20.37] - What kind of coach was he prior to starting with PN
  • [31.52] - The importance of having someone to check your blindspots
  • [34.07] - How he's got better at receiving feedback
  • [36.52] - Roses, thorns and buds daily reflection exercise
  • [38.37] - What his PhD is and what it's teaching him
  • [47.57] - How he used to think about motivation compared to how he thinks about it now

 

 

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Apr 20, 2020

Dr. Yoni Freedhoff is an Associate Professor of Family Medicine at the University of Ottawa, and since 2004, the medical director of the Bariatric Medical Institute, an ethical, evidence-based, interprofessional weight management centre. We discuss why a compassionate approach to obesity is absolutely necessary, how to help our clients manage their weight, reducing scale weight importance, whether education changes behaviour, childhood nutrition and much, much more. I know you're going to enjoy this episode, just make sure you've got somewhere to take notes as there are a bunch of times you'll want to pause and write something down! 

 

 

Timestamps:
  • [01.55] - Why obesity isn't as simple as move more eat less.
  • [05.00] - Why personal responsibility is always touted as the most important part of obesity.
  • [07.30] - How we can improve the message we put out there about obesity.
  • [09.35] - Does education help behaviour change?
  • {12.26] - What country is leading the way in terms of weight management?
  • [14.23] - Why environment is the main element of weight management.
  • [16.14] - How knowing that environment is important for his patients informs his practice.
  • [18.55] - How to teach our clients that exercise is not just something that burns calories and is used to lose weight.
  • [20.32] - What we know for sure about weight management
  • [23.50] - Does he think PTs should be working with their clients on behaviour change around nutrition?
  • [25.59] - The two questions he asks his patients to consider when they want to eat junk food.
  • [21.13] - How important is a clients why.
  • [34.35] - What role the scales play in helping clients maintain weight loss.
  • [37.55] - Helping clients remove the scales importance.
  • [39.20] - Underreporting calorie intake.
  • [44.55] - Helping kids develop healthy relationships with food.
 

 

 

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Apr 13, 2020

Brian St. Pierre is the director of nutrition at Precision Nutrition. He's coached Olympic champions, NFL and NBA teams on nutrition and written some of my favourite and most shared articles on the PN site. We discuss COVID-19 and how he's thinking about its effects on how to coach clients just now, what his coaching evolution has looked like, why some emotional eating is perfectly ok, the PN process for creating blogs and why he used to remove potatoes from his now wife's Irish stew.

 

 

Timestamps:
  • [02.36] - Considering COVID-19, is now the time for fat loss?
  • [04.45] - If he remembers trying to place his goals onto a client?
  • [13.02] - The evolution of the coach
  • [14.52] - Other things to consider when coaching clients during COVID
  • [17.48] - Helping clients manage being at home and around food all the time just now
  • [20.55] - Why it's important to normalise emotional eating 
  • [26.15] - What role do trainers and coaches have with clients and their nutrition
  • [29.35] - Getting clients more in touch with their internal cues?
  • [31.32] - Helping clients who feel eating slowly etc is too small a habit to help them move them forward?
  • [34.45] - Why it's ok for clients goals to change throughout the coaching process
  • [38.05] - His article "the cost of getting lean" and how it uses it when coaching clients
  • [41.06] - The PN process for creating blog posts
  • [45.20] - What he wishes he could tell himself about what he's learnt about writing in the last 10 years
  • [46.37] - Why he isn't big on social media
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Apr 6, 2020

Chris Burgess is the owner of Lift the Bar, an education company for Personal Trainers, and Curious Fitness, a semi-private gym in Paulton, England. Stuart and Chris discuss whether the novelty of zoom sessions will start to wear off on clients who bought into in-person PT, how to think about retention during COVID-19 and what you should do if all of yours clients have said no to doing online training.

 

 

Timestamps
  • [03.33] - Will the novelty of zoom sessions start to wear off for your clients?
  • [06.43] - Why the question has to be "is this real?"
  • [11.43] - How to embrace the novelty of delivering sessions online
  • [16.09] - Is he worried about how long this is going to take to get back to some form of normality?
  • [19.53] - How he is viewing retention
  • [25.13] - How to handle going from 5/10-20 sessions a week to zero as your clients don't want to do online sessions

 

 

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