In episode 112 of this show, I interviewed Lisa Balash, the Kettlebell Bombshell, and I was inspired to try working out from home. That was six months ago, and little did I know that a few months later the world would be locked down and I wouldn’t be able to hit the gym.

My timing couldn’t have been better. And since making the switch, I have learned a lot, and want to share my best nuggets with you. So I used “the google,” did some informal polls of customers, and advice from some certified fitness coaches in my orbit and identified the 7 major problems people have when they start a home workout plan, and what you can do to make sure your plan works for you, is fun and enjoyable, and helps you achieve your goals!

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Whether you are new to fitness, coming back from an exercise hiatus or looking to take your fitness to the next level, Nikki Ray has some great ideas to help you reach your goals. From pantry makeovers, to choosing a functional, fun workout program, this episode will help you up your game and get more fit.

Nikki Ray is a Fitness & Nutrition Coach whose main focus is on strength & conditioning training and weight loss. After a 15-year career as a corporate lawyer, Nikki decided to pursue her passion for fitness and got certified as a Personal Trainer and Fitness Nutrition Specialist. She also got Muay Thai and High Performance Training in Thailand.

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Nadia Murdock is a nationally recognized fitness coach, published author and regular on-air fitness expert as seen on E! News, Fox, Today.com, SELF.com and Life & Style just to name a few. She is living proof that her “strong mind, strong body” method works. After changing her life via her own weight loss journey, she achieved creating a healthier lifestyle for her mind and body. She became dedicated to sharing that power with others through her company Nadia Murdock Fit.

Nadia has a B.A. in Psychology and taps into the strength and power of the mind when advising others in achieving their fitness goals. She also enjoys all forms of fitness from weightlifting to Barre and never goes a day without breaking a sweat.

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Lisa Balash, the “Kettlebell Bombshell” shares with us how we can use kettlebell training to develop longer, leaner muscle tone, improve mobility, and work in cardio to our workout routines.

Lisa Balash has been a top Pilates and Kettlebell trainer in Las Vegas, NV since 2003. Lisa’s undisputed and original training method, combines Kettlebells and Pilates.

Lisa is certified in nutrition and weight loss and has worked with a variety of clients from NFL Quarterback Tyler Palko, Sister Wives reality television star Janelle Brown, 4 time Mr. Olympia Champion, Jay Cutler, UFC fighter Matthew Riddle, NFL Wide Receiver Larry Fitzgerald, and Cirque Du Soleil performers.

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angela barrus dirobi health show 109 image

So, funny story. I’m a huge health geek and I love treating my own health as a science experiment. And I find that when I’m measuring and keeping track, I have more motivation to improve. If the scale says I gained a few pounds, I want to lose them. If I measure my biceps and find they are skinnier than other guys wrists, I want to gain some muscle. You get the idea.

So I was preparing this content about the 5 most critical health measurements, and I called my sister Angela for advice. Ten minutes into the conversation I wished I would have recorded the phone call. It was EXCELLENT. When I told her I wished I was recording she laughed and reminded me, “You know this part of what I do for a living, right?”

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In this episode learn cool little things like how to live an amazing life of perfection and joy, the best possible form of exercise, the perfect diet, and other tidbits like that.

Valeria Teles has a great project called “Fit For Joy” and is on a quest to help people live better, more meaningful lives through her website and podcast. This is the recording of her interview with Dirobi owner Dave Sherwin, certified fitness nutrition coach.

The interview is broken into two parts, episodes 107 and 108.

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how to lose 100 pounds with Keith Guernsey

After two brain surgeries to remove a tumor that left him depressed, Keith turned to food for comfort. His weight reached “way over 300 pounds.” When Keith Guernsey met his wife, Susan, his life changed. “I knew I had to be healthy to have a long life, and I had to get rid of all that excess weight.”

He went on to figure out the keys to his own weight loss lock, and has lost 166 pounds. If you want to know how to lose over 100 pounds, this episode is well worth listening to.

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