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The Too Fit Podcast is about pushing the boundaries of performance mentally, physically, and everywhere in between. We define Too Fit as "actively pursuing a state of health and well-being beyond perceived limitations." On the Too Fit Podcast, we will be interviewing renowned experts from doctors and strength and conditioning coaches to athletes and entrepreneurs. Our goal is to extract tools and tricks of the trade that YOU can implement whether you are a world-class athlete, weekend warrior, entrepreneur, or grinding out the 8-5. All in order to assist you on your journey to becoming Too Fit.
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Oct 17, 2016

"In theory, there is no difference between theory and practice. In practice, there is."

— Yogi Berra

Dr. Andy Galpin is a man on a mission. He spends the majority of his days researching and discovering new ways to develop and reach peak human performance. 

Andy received his Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science, followed by his Masters in Human Movement Sciences, and eventually earning his Ph.D. in Human Bioenergetics. His work and research have been published countless times in his efforts to prove what the human body is capable of achieving. 

He may not know it, but his research is finding if it's possible to become, yes, Too Fit. 

In preparation for this interview, we each wrote over two pages of notes that we wanted to cover. However, by the end of the episode, we felt we had only covered 10% of what was intended. That's how much incredible and valuable information we can cover with Andy. Don't worry, he'll be back.

We made sure to cover the latest peak performance research and as always, did our best to give you tangible action steps in return. 

In this interview with Andy, we cover mind blowing topics that are sure to expand your health and fitness arsenal, including...

  • True or False: is it possible to add strength without gaining any mass? 
  • True or False: is it possible to add mass without gaining even the slightest strength? 
  • Does mass moves mass hold true? 
  • The 3 core physiological tenants of hypertrophy and strength building.
  • Is hyperplasia (the growth of new muscle fibers) humanly possible?
  • What is post-activation potentiation and what can it do for you?
  • Does swinging a baseball bat with a donut actually work?
  • Andy's newest training technology that is changing the game for all lifters.
  • Will football players eventually be training with weighted suits? 
  • The ultimate training program for longevity and peak performance.
  • The most misunderstood training adaptation of all time.
  • How much of your strength comes from your mind, versus your muscle contractile strength? 
  • How can you systematically develop more Type-II or fast-twitch fibers?

Like I said, there are too many gems in this interview to count! Not to mention we barely had the chance to speak with Andy on his newest developments, including answering how we are going to get men to Mars and back, alive! 

Also, at the end of the interview, Andy explains how the work he is doing needs your help. Everything on Andy's website, Instagram, and YouTube are 100% free to you! Not to mention he places every published article in open access journals for the public to utilize. 

These research experiments on peak performance are not cheap to produce and cost his team a lot of time and money. Other researchers typically charge a hefty fee to view anything other than the abstract to their paper. 

For this research to continue, and to answer Why Do Some Muscle Fibers Grow, Shrink, or Die Faster Than Others, Andy's team is in need of a new laser microscope to continue their work. Use the link above, or HERE, to visit their crowdfunding site and give by the deadline, November 14th, 2016. 

For more on Andy, his work, his team, and his mission visit the links below and give him a shout out on social.

Break out your pen and paper; class is about to begin. 

Show Notes and Other Mentions

AndyGalpin.com

Crowdfunding - Expirement.com 

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Oct 4, 2016

"Whatever you do most of the time, that is what you're like."

Dan "The Man" Defigio is here to help you kiss that sweet tooth goodbye! Dan has been in the health and nutrition industry since the early 90's. Through his journey, Dan has founded several companies, written multiple best-selling books, has appeared on CNN's Fit Nation, The Dr. Phil Show, Self magazine, and a host of other television, radio, and magazine outlets. 

Dan's latest passion project is tackling sugar addiction. Unfortunately, sugar has become prevalent in today's society. It has found its way in virtually every food item in the grocery store! Did you know sugar is eight times more addictive than cocaine? Crazy! With sugar negatively affecting millions of lives, Dan is determined to help you, and everyone else kick sugar to the curb.

Dan is changing people's lives by systematically altering people's behavior and psyche to overcome their sugar addictions, stress-eating, and detrimental nutritional habits. He is the author of Beating Sugar Addiction for Dummies, where he provides you with a game plan to not only stop these symptoms in their tracks but also tackle the actual culprit manifesting itself as a sugar addiction or stressful eating. 

In this info-packed conversation with Dan, we were able to pull out some real nuggets that we know you will find useful and can begin to utilize immediately!

  • The four types of sugar addicts - which one are you?
  • How chronic sugar use alters the way you taste and view food
  • How we arrived at such a problem in the first place 
  • How to properly detox from sugar
  • 3 step process to stop sugar cravings in their tracks
  • Dan's two tips on making a healthy meal bar choice
  • A list of acceptable sweeteners
  • What the future of sugar looks like - will it go the way of tobacco? 

As always, there is too much information in our talk with our amazing guests than we can list here. The only way to get all this information is to listen and take notes!

Find out more about Dan and the great work he is doing using the links below. If you would like to join his upcoming online course, SugarFreeMe.Online, he will walk you through the seven steps to not only stop unhealthy eating behaviors but also uncover the cause of this behavior, allowing you to break the chains and begin living life on your terms. 

 

If you're serious about behavior change, Dan is offering all you Too Fit listeners 50% off his Sugar-Free Me program. All you have to do is:

1. Go to BeatingSugarAddiction.com

2. Subscribe to Dan's email list where you will receive...

3. His 3 step guide to dealing with sugar cravings

4. And a discount code via email for 50% off Sugar-Free Me

 

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