70 Bad Education

InForm Fitness Podcast with Robert Francis

Bad Education The idea to include physical education as part of a child’s core curriculum is as uniquely American as Edison’s light bulb and the Blues. As early as the mid 1800’s American educators argued that, from kindergarten through to 12th grade, schools should provide children with the knowledge and activities necessary to maintain a… Read more »

69 Touching on a Sore(ness) Subject

InForm Fitness Podcast with Robert Francis

69 Touching on a Sore(ness) Subject There are times, if you’re lucky, when you meet someone who challenges and reshapes how you think about a closely held belief.  Twenty-five years ago, meeting Robert Francis was such a time for me–a true mentor, he taught me to look at exercise in a completely new way.  … Read more »

68: Visuals

Shayla McGrady InForm Fitness Podcast

68: Visuals Adam welcomes Shayla McGrady, GM and personal trainer, at InForm Fitness. Shayla has been training people virtually long before the Covid-19 pandemic made it popular, and she was kind enough to take time out of her busy schedule to share her experience and expertise.   Shayla McGrady, GM and personal trainer, at InForm… Read more »

67: Thermography

Tammy Kohlschmidt

67: Thermography Adam Zickerman welcomes Tammy Kohlschmidt, who explains how the use of Thermography detects early inflammation throughout the body, foreseeing health problems years before symptoms may manifest.   Simply put, Thermography measures the temperature of a particular area of the body using a high-resolution, infrared camera, and is able to pinpoint “hot spots” without… Read more »

66: Exercise and Immunity

InForm Fitness Podcast

66: Exercise and Immunity Since the early 1900’s, scientists have been debating the question, “Does exercise increase or decrease our risk of catching passing infections, and the question has never been more salient than now, thanks to the coronavirus pandemic.   For some, self-isolation has ended their usual exercise habits; for others, a sudden excess… Read more »

65 – Silver Linings and Virtual Training

65: Silver Linings and Virtual Training Returning from a short hiatus, Mike and Adam dive right into some of the challenges, lessons learned, and surprises they’ve encountered when the world changed overnight and were thrust into the world of virtual personal training.   During the first third of this episode they talk about the 180… Read more »

64 – Blood Flow Restriction (BFR) Training with Dr. Jeremy Loenneke

Dr-Jeremy-Loenneke-podcast

Blood Flow Restriction (BFR) Training with Dr. Jeremy Loenneke Blood Flow Restriction (BFR) training… this technique, which hit the scene in the 1990’s, restricts blood flow to our limbs while exercising. It has some interesting and promising applications, particularly for people rehabilitating from certain injuries such as tendonitis.  Dr. Loenneke provides a brief historical overview,… Read more »

63 The Strength Training Paradox with Dr. Jeremy Loenneke

Dr-Jeremy-Loenneke-podcast

The Strength Training Paradox with Dr. Jeremy Loenneke Researchers have recently uncovered that ‘those who are strong, live longer.’ Moreover, people who exercise get stronger. Therefore, as logic would dictate, people who exercise should live longer. Right? Well, maybe not. On our last episode, #62- The Cardio Myth, we attempted to reframe common thinking about… Read more »

62 The Cardio Myth with Dr. Doug McGuff

Doug McGuff

The Cardio Myth with Dr. Doug McGuff Since the 1960’s, common belief is that two types of exercise exist — Cardio and Strength training — each having separate and distinct purposes. But is this an idea whose time has come and gone? Is there a new, emerging exercise paradigm? Mike Rogers leads an enlightening discussion… Read more »

61 The REAL Fountain of Youth with Dr. Doug McGuff

Doug McGuff

The REAL Fountain of Youth with Dr. Doug McGuff This is one of our most important episodes. A must listen!   Dr. Doug McGuff and I met back in 1995 at an exercise conference and we have stayed in touch ever since. He is such a brilliant thinker and teacher. I cannot emphasize enough how… Read more »

60: Negative Training with Bill DeSimone

Bill Desimone and InForm Fitness Podcast

Negative Training with Bill DeSimone On this episode, we bring back biomechanics’ expert, Bill DeSimone, to discuss an exercise technique called ‘Negative’ Training. Negatives are performed by substantially slowing down the lowering phase (negative phase) of the repetition, thereby, increasing the intensity of the exercise you are performing.   Bill starts off addressing the recent… Read more »

59 Why We Get Fat Part 2 – Author Gary Taubes

WHY WE GET FAT, WITH NATIONAL BESTSELLING AUTHOR, GARY TAUBES

Why We Get Fat, with National Bestselling author, Gary Taubes Our conversation continues with Gary Taubes, journalist and author of the bestseller Why We Get Fat. In this episode Gary reveals a pet peeve of his: the establishment still considers Ketogenic and Low Carbohydrate/High Fat (LCHF) diets unhealthy ways to eat, even though the recent resurgence… Read more »

56 Why We Get Fat – Author Gary Taubes

WHY WE GET FAT, WITH NATIONAL BESTSELLING AUTHOR, GARY TAUBES

Why We Get Fat, with National Bestselling author, Gary Taubes Gary Taubes’ groundbreaking book “Good Calories, Bad Calories,” is stimulating and challenging , yet requires substantial time and attention to fully grasp.  Hence, in 2010 Mr. Taubes  wrote national bestseller, “Why We Get Fat” highlighting the key points of his first book and making it accessible to everyone…. Read more »

55 Single Joint vs. Multi Joint Movements

Dr James Fisher Podcast

 Single Joint vs. Multi Joint Movements Launching into a new Season of the InForm Fitness Podcast, just as rich with contemporary topics and live industry players as the last season, Episode #55 features British researcher, academic and University Lecturer on Sports Conditioning & Fitness, Dr. James Fisher. Together with Adam and Mike, Dr. Fisher… Read more »

54 Debunking Exercise Myths

Debunking Exercise Myths

Adam Zickerman and Mike Rogers of InForm Fitness dispel some exercise myths that are often touted as truth by some popular TV trainers who are vying for ratings or authors who are looking to sell books. While some fitness myths are harmless, others might cause injury or simply just waste your time. Adam Zickerman –… Read more »

53 Get Stronger for Your Sport in Record Time: No More Horsing Around!

HorsingAround

In our latest Podcast, Adam Zickerman and Mike Rogers welcome Laura Crump Anderson, InForm’s Equestrian Fitness Specialist, to discuss the importance of being your strongest and fittest for your athletic sport. Whatever your sport may be, all athletes need to train smart if they want to stay in the game! Specific to this Podcast, however,… Read more »

52 Beating Cancer One Workout At-A-Time

52 Beating Cancer One Workout At-A-Time

Our guest today is a longtime client of the Manhattan InForm Fitness location and who’s name is Michael Derchin. Michael is a cancer survivor who shares his story of profound loss, perseverance, and a lesson that proves you are never too old to make some positive changes and progress in your life. Bon Jovi –… Read more »

51 High-Intensity Training Across the Globe with Simon Shawcross

HIGH-INTENSITY TRAINING ACROSS THE GLOBE

Adam Zickerman is joined by personal trainer, author, and speaker Simon Shawcross to discuss the state of high-intensity training methods across the globe. What are the different philosophies associated with high-intensity training and some of the commonalities regarding this protocol as practiced around the world. http://simonshawcross.com Adam Zickerman – Power of 10: The Once-A-Week Slow… Read more »