Scott Abel Fitness Podcast

Scott Abel Fitness Podcast
Discussion about health and fitness, nutrition and training, fat loss and muscle gain!

8 – What Progress Looks Like
Jan 13 • 52 min
This episode was based on a coaching client email Scott received that indicated what progress looks like. It’s not just a before and after photo. It’s about letting go of JOMO, not worrying at all about the scale, not being shamed based on what the weight…
7 – How to Start a New Diet or Workout Program Off Right
Jan 6 • 60 min
How do you start a program off on the right foot? If you’ve tried multiple diets and “failed” in the past, and you still, y’know, have weight to lose, how do you actually change things so that this time it really is different, and you’re not just doing…
6 – Is the Fitness Industry Evil?
Dec 30, 2019 • 51 min
Unrealistic images of bodies. Supplements. Mental and emotional issues. Orthorexia. Is the fitness industry actually doing “good” in the world? Most experts or companies will frame fitness as “empowering” and “healthy,” even when the effects of their…
5 – Five Fitness “Cornerstone Concepts”
Dec 23, 2019 • 61 min
This topic came from Mike. The idea of Cornerstone Concepts came from a similar idea in pedagogy studies about threshold concepts. The idea with these is that once a student understands a given concept like this, it completely changes their understanding…
4 – When the Weight Scale Lies
Dec 16, 2019 • 24 min
In this episode we discuss how the weight scale can by deceiving, and why relying on it too much can mess with your mind. Scott was reminded of this topic by a coaching client check-in from Melissa S. Melissa lost “only” 10 lbs, but the difference in how…
3 – Dieting and Feeling JOMO (Jealous of Missing Out)
Dec 12, 2019 • 52 min
We discuss dieting and the feelings of jealousy and resentment that can arise as a result of (1) your own feelings towards your diet, and (2) pressure from other people. The topic came up as Scott thought of a story about a client who signed up for…
2 – “Sticking to Your Diet” and the Holidays
Dec 6, 2019 • 43 min
In this episode we covered five emails Scott received from coaching clients about sticking to training and diet during the holiday season. * Individual parties and whether you should take a night off. * Taking entire weeks off training and diet. *…
1 – Using Resistance Bands for Fitness: Advantages and Disadvantages
Dec 2, 2019 • 55 min
Today we discussed the advantages and disadvantages of using resistance bands for your weight training. Are resistance bands just another fad? A tool in the toolbox? How do you get the most out of them? Be sure to checkout Scott’s YouTube Playlist for…