20 Biomechanics Expert and Author Bill DeSimone

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Episode 20 is for individuals and trainers who are looking for some very in-depth information regarding safety while performing high intensity strength training. Get ready, there is a lot of information packed in to an episode about three times the length of previous episodes. Adam and Mike are joined by personal trainer, weight lifter, and… Read more »

19 Training Styles and Motivational Factors

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In Episode 19 Adam discusses his biggest surprise in how the fitness industry has changed since starting InForm Fitness almost 20 years ago. Following the IForm Fitness protocol, Adam, Mike, and Sheila share some of their individual techniques for accessing their clients’ goals and motivational factors. < Return to all episodes TRAINING STYLES AND MOTIVATIONAL… Read more »

18 Exercise: The Truth is in the Science

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Here in Episode 18 Adam, Mike, Sheila, and Tim discuss the Time Magazine article titled, The New Science of Exercise. Does the information shared in this article line up with the high intensity training that is offered at Inform Fitness? Perhaps the truth is in the science. Click here for the link to the Time… Read more »

17 Failure is the Only Option

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What do you mean “failure is the ONLY option”? It’s a hard concept to grasp, but we are talking about muscle failure. Reaching muscle failure safely is scientifically proven to build muscle, burn fat, and to assist in rebooting your metabolism. In this episode, Adam Zickerman, Mike Rodgers, Sheila Melody, and Tim Edwards define muscle… Read more »

16 Born This Way with Fitness Model Jay Vincent

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Want to look like a fitness model? Well, we have some bad news for you. No matter how hard or how long you workout, if you don’t have the genes, it’s not going to happen. In this episode of the Inform Fitness Podcast, Adam Zickerman interviews Jay Vincent, who is also a high intensity trainer…. Read more »

15 Adam in La La Land

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A couple times a year Adam visits the Burbank/Toluca Lake Inform Fitness location. During his visit to La La Land in the holiday season of 2016, we set up our podcast studio in the lobby of Inform Fitness for our first ever, live, onsite podcast recording. Sheila Melody introduced us to all of the trainers… Read more »

14 Adam Jams with Joanie from No Small Children

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This podcast episode includes about a 10-minute interview between Adam and Joanie which basically recaps what we talked about in the last two episodes of The Inform Fitness Podcast. Then at the completion of the video a little magic happened. A relatively spontaneous little jam session broke out between Adam and Joanie. Adam pulled out… Read more »

13 Fat Loss and Face Melting: Joanie’s Story Part 2

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In this episode we’ll revisit Joanie’s amazing weight loss journey and of course, we’ll finally explain the title of this episode, Fat Loss and Face Melting. Here at the Inform Fitness Podcast we have the great privilege of announcing a major development for Joanie’s group, No Small Children. News that was received just a short… Read more »

12 Fat Loss and Face Melting: Joanie’s Story Part 1

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InForm Nation member Joanie Pimentel, from the Los Angeles based rock band No Small Children, joins the Inform Fitness Podcast here in Episode 12. Joanie talks about her 2-year weight loss journey with Adam Zickerman’s Power of 10 that resulted in her losing 118 pounds! For more information regarding No Small Children’s music and tour… Read more »

11 Calm Down Ladies, You Won’t Bulk Up!

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The number of women clients who express their fear of “bulking up” from doing strength training at Inform Fitness grows every day. Almost all the people who train at an Inform Fitness locations want to ‘tone up’ and create “long and lean” muscles. The fact is most women won’t “bulk up” from weight lifting. <… Read more »

10 “Stretching” the Truth

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It’s almost sacrilegious to say you don’t need to stretch before a workout or a sporting event because it’s part of our culture. However, recent studies suggest that stretching does not improve performance, prevent injury or reduce soreness. < Return to all episodes Stretching the Truth Intro:               You’re listening to the InForm Fitness podcast,… Read more »

09 Turning Your Body into a Fat Burning Machine

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Body fat is stored energy. And the body stores it because it doesn’t need it at that moment. So, what you have to try to do is get your body to utilize that fat. Ther are 3 pillars to enjoy the profound benefits of Power of 10. Adam Zickerman explains the 3 pillars of success… Read more »

08 The Cardio Conundrum

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Can a strength training workout really take the place of a typical cardiovascular conditioning program? Adam Zickerman, the founder of Inform Fitness and the author of the New York Times best-selling book: Power of 10, explains the difference between steady-state cardio workouts and the slow motion, high-intensity strength training workouts offered at Inform Fitness locations… Read more »

07 Machines vs. Free Weights vs. Body Weight

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In Episode 7 of the Inform Fitness Podcast, Adam Zickerman, Mike Rogers, Sheila Melody and Tim Edwards discusses the pros and cons of high-intensity strength training with free weights versus machine weights versus your own body weight. You will learn more about the type of equipment you can expect to use with your very own… Read more »

06 Benefits of High-Intensity Weight Training

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Coming up in this episode we’ll weigh in on the immediate physiological benefits of high-intensity training. What is the difference between weight training and weight bearing exercises? And steady state exercise, what is it and how does it compare to high-intensity weight training? < Return to all episodes BENEFITS OF HIGH-INTENSITY WEIGHT TRAINING Intro:              … Read more »

05 Ken Hutchins – A Pioneer in Strength Training

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In the last episode we discussed understanding failure. Reaching muscle failure in your workout to be more precise and by hitting muscle failure safely, you get a weeks’ worth of exercise in just one 20-minute session. In this episode Adam Zickerman provides a very descriptive and detailed definition of a high-intensity workout from Ken Hutchins,… Read more »

04 High Intensity Training Defined

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What exactly is high-intensity training? Is high-intensity training safe? In this episode we’ll hear from a longtime Inform Fitness client, who is 72 years old, describe the intensity of his slow motion strength training at Inform Fitness in Toluca Lake, California. Adam continues his explanation of muscle failure in high-intensity training and the value of… Read more »

03 The Importance of Building Muscle

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This episode Adam discusses the importance of building muscle beyond just looking good at the beach or in a cocktail dress. You will learn about of the profound effects building muscles safely has on all the organs of your body. Some questions answered in this episode are: Will I become more “toned” working out with… Read more »

02 Is Recreation Exercise?

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The purpose of exercise is to build muscle as quickly and as safely as possible so you can live the life you want. So, does performing the physical activities you enjoy like hiking, cycling, playing basketball, golfing or gardening count as legitimate exercise? < Return to all episodes CAN I GET MY WORKOUT THROUGH RECREATION?… Read more »

01 Adam, You Look Like Crap!

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Welcome to the first episode of the InForm Fitness Podcast, 20 minutes with New York Times, bestselling author, Adam Zickerman and Friends. Inform Fitness offers life-changing, personal training with several locations across the U.S. Reboot your metabolism and experience the revolutionary Power of 10, the high intensity, slow motion, strength training system that’s so effective,… Read more »