Two Fit Crazies and a Microphone

We're Where It's At!

Two Fit Crazies and a Microphone Podcast

We are Where It's At!

With Personal Trainers/Coaches/Athletes Christine Conti and Brian Prendergast, aka Two Fit Crazies and a Microphone, discuss Fitness, Health, Nutrition, Running, Longevity, Vitality and Healthy People Doing Healthy Things. Guest Stars on the Regular!

Judy LoBianco, President - Shape America - Episode 52

Episode 52 – Judy LoBianco – President, Shape America

In Episode 52, The Two Fit Crazies had the amazing privilege of hosting, in studio, Judy LoBianco, President of Shape America. (And the crowd goes wild!!!)

For those of you not in the know, Shape America’s “Society of Health and Physical Educators is the nation’s largest membership organization of health and physical education professionals. Since its founding in 1885, the organization has defined excellence in physical education, and our National Standards for K-12 Physical Education serve as the foundation for well-designed physical education programs across the country. They provide programs, resources and advocacy to support health and physical educators at every level, from preschool to university graduate programs.”

Enjoy this fun and thorough discussion with President LoBianco on all things Health and Physical Education in today’s K-12 settings and find out what Health and Physical Fitness initiatives are in store for our nation’s children.

 

Teach The Children Well!

Two Fit Crazies and a Microphone

 

Shape America:

Website: https://www.shapeamerica.org/

Shape America Podcast: https://www.shapeamerica.org/prodev/podcast.aspx

Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/AAHPERD/

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/shapeamerica/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/SHAPE_America

 

Also, PLEASE DONATE to help Kirsten race with her dad! Details on donation page and in Episode 48.

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Kershel Anthony - KERMOOMKA & KERBOOMKIDZ - Episode 51

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Episode 51

Kershel Anthony

KERBOOMKA & KERBOOMKIDZ


 

KERBOOMKIDZ, CEO

KERBOOMKA, CEO & Founder

Dance Choreographer, Actor, Personal Trainer, & Fitness Instructor

Entrepreneur, National Presenter


 

In Episode 51, the Two Fit Crazies get even crazier when they are joined by THE Kershel Anthony, creator and CEO of KERBOOMKA and KERBOOMKIDZ! Kershel talks candidly about the struggles and triumphs he encountered creating and launching his own dance fitness and motivational programs as well as his AMAZING desire to inspire kids around the world to: stay healthy, be more active, be kind, and ALWAYS BE GREAT! Check out Kershel because he is going WORLD-WIDE!


www.KBKevents.com

info@kerboomkidz.com

www.kershelanthony.com

Insta: @kershelanthony @kerboomkidz @kerboomka

Facebook: KerBoomKa, Kershel Anthony, Kerboomkidz

 

 

www.twofitcrazies.com

 

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WTF? - AKA - What The Fifty? - Episode 50

Celebrate Good Times, Come On!

It's Episode 50!!!!!!!

Listen in as the Two Fit Crazies celebrate and discuss their favorite moments, guests and topics from the first 50 Episodes of the podcast.

Wonder Woman vs. Ironman - Christine's Amazing Ironman Recap - Episode 49

Listen in as Christine provides a full recap of her AMAZING Ironman performance in Lake Placid. True to form, Christine firmly secures her spot as an All Time Great "Fit Crazy"!
High Five Christine!!!!!!!

Wayne Cornett - Dad/Runner/Hero - Episode 48

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Episode 48 -Wayne Cornett

“I’ll Run For Kirsten Until She Can!”

Father of 3

Runs for his daughter Kirsten

Team SMA (Spinal Muscular Atrophy)

 

In Episode 48, the two fit crazies had the honor of speaking with a beautiful soul by the name of Mr. Wayne Cornett. His story WILL restore your faith in humanity. This father of 3 talks candidly about how his daughter’s SMA, Spinal Muscular Atrophy, diagnosis, a disease that causes death for most infants before the age of two, changed his life forever. Fit Crazy Christine recounts her first meeting with Wayne at the New Jersey marathon, to his new mission to raise enough money for a racing push chair so that Kirsten can “race with her daddy.” This interview is both touching and inspiring. Let’s help Wayne race with his daughter! And let’s remember that running is about so much more!

GO FUND ME “Kirsten’s Race! SMA Push Chair” is waiting for YOU!

 

Go Fund Me:

Kirsten’s Race! SMA Push Chair! ($5,000 Goal: Purchases the push chair)

Learn more about SMA at www.CureSMA.org

 

-Two Fit Crazies

 

 

Abbie Appel - Renowned Fitness Educator & Award Winning Presenter - Episode 47

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Episode 47 - Abbie Appel - Renowned Fitness Educator & Award-Winning Presenter

-Former Winner: Canfitpro Best Presenter

-Former Winner: ECA All-Around Presenter

-Consultant for: Body Bar, JumpSport, Pilates Institute of America, Resist-A-Ball, SPRI, & TRX

-ACE & AFAA CEC Provider

In Episode 47, the Two Fit Crazies get down and dirty with fitness legend, Abbie Appel! From teaching aerobics classes in some of the top clubs in Chicago to winning her Pro Card in fitness competitions, Abbie’s rise to fame in the fitness industry didn’t come without grit and determination! As one of THE most sought-after fitness educators in the industry, Abbie dishes out what YOU need to know in order to attain your goals not only your fitness business, but also in your personal fitness journey!


Enjoy!

Christine & Brian

“Two Fit Crazies”

www.twofitcrazies.com

 

Abbie’s Site: www.abbieappel.com

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/abbieappel/

www.scwfitness.com

 

Gregory Andrus - Author/Photographer: Portraits of the Jersey Shore - Episode 46

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Episode 46 - Gregory Andrus – Author/Photographer: Portraits of the Jersey Shore

In episode 46, Gregory Andrus drops by the Two Fit Crazies podcast studio for one of the most powerful episodes yet! Andrus discusses how abuse, alcoholism, depression, homelessness, and a near-death experience lead to his new mission in life; prove to people that THEY MATTER! Defying the odds and surviving a bullet to the head, Andrus realized his life was just beginning. In his recent book, Portraits of the Jersey Shore, Gregory Andrus continues his quest to show compassion and empathy to others. This episode will change the way you look at life! Mental health matters! You matter!

Enjoy!

 

Website: www.portraitsofthejerseyshore.com

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/portraitsofthejerseyshore/

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/portraitsofthejerseyshore/

 

 

Gregg Cook - Deep Health Evolution - Episode 45

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Episode 45 - Gregg Cook – Deep Health Evolution

 

Voted One of the Best Instructors in NYC by New York Magazine

Master Trainer: BOSU, Urban Rebounding, Schwinn

Daily Burn 365 Trainer, Celebrity Fitness Trainer, Key-Note Speaker

Featured on Good Day America and the TODAY Show

National Presenter: IDEA, ECA, and Sarah City Conventions

Deep Health Evolution, Co-Owner with his wife, Fatima Cook

 

In episode #45, Two Fit Crazies and a Microphone had the absolute pleasure to talk with Gregg Cook, a fitness professional who has found great success due to his passion to provide the world with the tools to take health, strength and joy into their own hands by way of a lifestyle. Gregg discusses his journey from taking classes at CRUNCH Fitness in NYC, to becoming a national fitness presenter, to collaborating with his wife, Fatima, to create their own company, Deep Health Evolution. Gregg is not only an amazingly educated and compassionate fitness leaver, but also down-to-earth and hilarious. Make sure to listen carefully and find out why Gregg’s toenails are painted blue and why he is headed to Mallorca, Spain this fall.

 

For more her on Gregg and Deep Health Evolution

Website: www.deephealthevolution.com (Subscribe to their mailing list!)

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/deephealthevolution/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GreggJCook/

 

 

 

 

 

Dawn Ferrentino - Health and Wellness Networking Expert - Episode 44

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Episode 44 - Dawn Ferrentino

Health and Wellness Network Marketing Woman of Impact

 

Living Healthy Naturally, LLC –Owner

Motivational Speaker, Coach, Entrepreneur, Professional Network Marketer, Mentor, Trainer, & Author.

 

In Episode 44, the Two Fit Crazies sit down with recovering accountant, Dawn Ferrentino. Dawn discusses her journey from a tired, over-worked, and stressed mother of two, to a financially free powerhouse in the network marketing industry. Dawn reveals some secrets that helped her become a multiple six-figure income earner and a coveted motivational speaker around the United States. Catch Dawn’s first co-authored book, Success Chronicles, that was recently released! Get inspired! Make Connections! Dawn is on to something!

 

Website: www.DawnFerrentino.com

www.dawnferrentino.isagenix.com

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/dawn.baronferrentino

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/dawnferrentino/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/dawnferrentino

Jay Alders - Surf Artist/Dad - Episode 42

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Episode 42 - Jay Alders - Artist

“Surf Artist of the Decade” –Brazil’s Alma Surf Magazine
“Dali learned to surf” –Jon Coen, ESPN
“Some people wait around for opportunity to come knocking. I prefer to just build my own door.” -Jay Alders, ESPN Interview

In Episode 42, Two Fit Crazies sit down with Jay Alders, an internationally acclaimed fine artist, photographer, & designer. His intricate brushwork, intense colors, & superb compositions bring to life his signature elongated figures and stylized forms.
Aside from Jay’s kick ass surf, music, romance, & yoga-inspired art, Jay discusses his journey to fulfilling his dream of making a career out of his passions. He delves into his life as a father of three young kids while still managing to design album covers and live paint with bands such as 311, G Love, and Slightly Stoopid, just to name a few.

Enjoy!
Two Fit Crazies!

For More On Jay Alders:
His Site: www.jayalders.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/jayalders
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jayalders/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/jayalders
Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/jayalders/
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/jayalders

Steve Feinberg - HipBox/Speedball Fitness - Episode 41

 

Episode #41

Steve Feinberg

BIO/CERTIFICATIONS:

SPEEDBALL Fitness, Creator-HIP BOX, C0-Creator-Kettlebell Concepts Senior Instructor-Schwinn Cycling-Maternal Fitness-USA Boxing Certified Amateur Coach-MMA-VIPR-Circular Strength Training-KBC Fitness Master Program Designer & Educator for International Programming-SCW Presenter & Educator-Ketanga Fitness Leader

In Episode #41, TWO FIT CRAZIES AND A MICROPHONE welcomes back Mr. Steve Feinberg, or “Speedball Steve,” as many call him! In episode #16, Steve shared his journey of how he “made it from nothing to something” in the city that never sleeps and claimed his spot in the fitness industry.  In episode #41, Steve revisits ALL that is new with SPEEDBALL Fitness, HIP BOX, his newest program that combines boxing aerobics set to a hip-hop soundtrack using fundamental skills and techniques of boxing. He discusses his new role with the Boutique Fitness Summit, Ketanga Fitness vacations, and much more! We love us some Steve!

 

Enjoy!

TFC

Steve’s Previous Appearance on the show: Two Fit Crazies and a Microphone Podcast – Episode 16

More on Steve and his many endeavors:

Web: www.speedballfitness.com

Facebook: @speedballfitness

Instagram: @speedballsteve  @speedballfitness

Twitter: @speedballfitness

HipBox:

Web: http://hipboxworld.com/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/HIPBOXworld/

 

Fitness Business Summit: https://bfs2018.com/

PROnatal Fitness: https://pronatalfitness.com/

Ketanga Fitness Retreats: https://www.ketangafitness.com/mykonos-wellness-week.html

Sherry Shamrock - Pound Poms - Episode 40

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Episode 40 – Sherry Shamrock – Founder and CEO of FIT 2 CHEER and “Pound Poms”

In Episode 40 of Two Fit Crazies and a Microphone Podcast, Sherry Shamrock, (Yes both she and her name ROCKS!) shares her powerful story of how she created FIT 2 CHEER and came up with PoundPoms, her innovative, cheerleading based fitness program. Sherry is a ball of energy and reveals how her weighted pom poms not only improve fitness, but also increase self-confidence and promote FUN! Women, men, Steve Harvey and even some “sharks” from Shark Tank have experienced her CheerKamp classes! #DoItWeighted

Sherry also speaks candidly about her personal struggles growing up in Tennessee, those summer in the pencil factory, and how you must always “pack a little sugar” “… because sipping on lemonade is always better than sipping on lemons.” The Two Fit Crazies may have teared up a bit from Sherry’s poignant stories about her ability to recognize that “internal health equals external beauty!”   

Enjoy a VERY POWERFUL Episode 40!

It’s “Where It’s At!”

Two Fit Crazies and a Microphone

 

For More on Sherry:

Web: https://poundpoms.com/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/fit2cheer

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/poundpoms/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/fit2cheer

Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/fit2cheer/

 

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Josh Sprague - Orange Mud - Episode 39

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Episode 39 - Josh Sprague – Orange Mud

Orange Mud Owner/Creator, Creator of Over 13 Different Hydration Packs Featured in Runners World Magazines, 2x Ironman, Ultra-Runner, Mountain Biker, Country Boy…

In episode #39, Two Fit Crazies and a Microphone sit down with Josh (Clay) Sprague, the creator and owner of Orange Mud.  What the Hell is Orange Mud? We will get to that…….. Josh discusses how growing up in Kansas and how his love for adventures lead him to achieve his dreams of building a company around what he loves! Not only is Josh a badass endurance athlete, but also a genius when it comes to solving problems about how to carry hydration! 

Josh’s discusses all about his state-of-the-art ergonomic hydration packs that feature “no-bounce” hydration as well as some of his other awesome products such as his transition and seat wrap cover. We want all of these products!!!!

 Enjoy episode #39 and check out Orange Mud!

 

Here’s To Going Long!!!!

Two Fit Crazies

 

For More On Orange Mud:

Website: https://www.orangemud.com/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/orangemud

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/orangemud/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/orangemud

Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/theorangemud/

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCUHukQIKyzO9k0W2qxoFvhg

Irene Lewis-McCormick - Fitness Educator/Author - Episode 38

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Episode #38 - Irene Lewis-McCormick

International Fitness Educator, 30-year Fitness Veteran, Twice Published Author, Faculty at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa, and SCW Fitness, Director for Octane Fitness, Orange Theory Coach,  RYKA Fitness Ambassador, Master Trainer for: TRX, Savvier Fitness, Power Systems, SCW Fitness Education, JumpSport, and KnotOut. Certifications include: NSCA, ACE, AFAA, ACSM, AEA, and YogaFit. IDEA Fitness Presenter of the Year Nominee 2018.

In episode #38 of Two Fit Crazies and a Microphone, the spunky and super intelligent Irene Lewis-McCormick walks us through HER rise to fame in the cutthroat fitness industry.  From teaching aerobics classes in small studios….and yes thongs and headbands were totally cool, to starring in dozens of workout videos, Irene is the real deal! She not only discusses some valuable tips to be more successful in the fitness world, but also how to effectively retain clients and foster relationships in any career.

Irene delves into her life as a professor at Drake University and shares some eye-opening experiences about the next generation of fitness professionals.  (Don’t worry! It’s not all bad!) Irene also discusses the importance of strong communication skills and being able to have the ability to “Train to Transfer!”

As the author of The HIIT Advantage and A Women’s Guide to Muscle Strength, Irene is also an expert on properly training the body, especially the woman’s body, by using HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training) workouts as well as safe and effective strength programs. Her knowledge base is amazing and her 30+ years of experience makes her a true leader in the fitness world!

Irene has her hand in just about EVERYTHING in the fitness industry….and we even got a little plug for Orange Theory Fitness in there!

Thank you for listening in on Episode 38!

Two Fit Crazies and a Microphone

 

Web: www.irenemccormick.com

Instagram: @irenemccormick3

Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Irene-Lewis-McCormick/e/B006JG44IS

Orangetheory Fitness: https://www.orangetheoryfitness.com/

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Lamonte Goode - CyberYoga - Episode 37

“You can always take things to the next level. Spiritually. Physically. Mentally.” Lamonte Goode

Episode 37 – Lamonte Goode – Creator of CyberYoga

In Episode 37, the TFC’s have a very interesting and connecting conversation with Lamonte Goode, the creator of the amazing and innovative yoga style CyberYoga. Taking inspiration from machinery, science fiction, “downloads” and even Street Fighter II: The World Warrior, hear how Lamonte creates and stirs us to use our bodies, aka “biomechanical machines with spirituality”, to create movement, art and a strong connection tour spirits. His artistic movement is on full display on his CyberYoga Instagram page. You must see this to appreciate it. It is truly amazing!

With a long career in TV, film and commercials as well, we can’t get enough of this fascinating artist. We are honored and grateful for having him on the show.

Enjoy!

Two Fit Crazies and a Microphone! 

 

For More On Lamonte Goode:

Web:  http://cyberyoga.la/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cyberyoga1

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/cyberyoga/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/_cyberyoga_

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/cyberyoga1

Please, as always, be sure to subscribe to Two Fit Crazies and a Microphone on iTunes or where ever you listen to your favorite podcasts. We appreciate the support and it goes a long way in helping us share our message of health and fitness. 

Sara Kooperman - CEO of SCW Fitness Education/SCW Mania/WATERinMOTION - Episode 35

Episode 35 – Sara Kooperman – CEO of SCW Fitness Education/SCW Mania/WATERinMOTION

 

In Episode 35 the Two Fit Crazies have the honor and privilege of being joined on the podcast by the one and only Sara Kooperman; who is as Christine calls her, “the Oprah of Fitness.”

Sara is the CEO of SCW Fitness Education and WATERinMOTION, a visionary leader that in the in the past 34 years has launched nine successful MANIA fitness-professional conventions, over 30 live and online certifications, and over 600 video & CEC projects. Sara’s humor and warmth is matched only by her devotion to education. She is the proud recipient of the Illinois State Business Woman of the Year and AEA’s Global Award for Contribution to the Aquatic Industry. Having been a former adjunct faculty member for the Kenneth Cooper Institute, ACSM, NASM, ACE and AFAA, Sara serves on the Gold’s Gym Think Tank, is on the Women In Fitness Association Board of Directors, and is an proud inductee into the National Fitness Hall of Fame. Sara has left an indelible mark on the fitness industry.

Hear her story as she takes us through it all. From her early days at Sara’s City Workout in downtown Chicago (Yes, Oprah was there too). To being in Jane Fonda videos, wearing in the attire of the day. To the genesis of the SCW Mania conventions. The “Ups and Downs”. All things SCW past and present. And So Much More!

If nothing else is evident throughout the show, the only thing that equals Sara’s passion for fitness is the gratitude that she has for her team and those that have helped her along the way. We would like to take this opportunity to shine our own gratitude back on you Sara Kooperman. Thank you ever so much for joining us on the show. We had a blast!

Enjoy In Good Health!

Two Fit Crazies and a Microphone

 

Show Links:

Sara Kooperman: http://sarakooperman.com/

Sara Kooperman Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/sarakoopermanfitness/

SCW: http://scwfit.com/

SCW Mania:  http://scwfit.com/mania/

SCW Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/scwfitness/

SCW Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/scwmania/

SCW Twitter: https://twitter.com/scwfitness

WATERinMOTION: https://waterinmotion.com/

WATERinMOTION Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/WATERinMOTION/

WATERinMOTION Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/waterinmotion/

WATERinMOTION Twitter: https://twitter.com/wimscw

Silver Sneakers: https://www.silversneakers.com/

Women In Fitness Association (WIFA): https://www.womeninfitness.org/

WIFA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/WomeninFitnessAssociation/

WIFA Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/wifassociation/

WIFA Twitter:   https://twitter.com/WIFAssociation

Soul Clap Fitness: http://soulclapfitness.com/

Please, as always, be sure to subscribe to Two Fit Crazies and a Microphone on iTunes or where ever you listen to your favorite podcasts. We appreciate the support and it goes a long way in helping us share our message of health and fitness. 

Dr. Abby Bales, DPT, CSCS - Pelvic Floor Specialist - Episode 34

Episode 34 – Dr. Abby Bales, DPT, CSCS

In Episode 34, Fit Crazies Brian and Christine get some help in navigating the waters of exercising, both during pregnancy and postpartum, with the amazing Dr. Abby Bales! 

Dr. Bales is a New York State board certified physical therapist and owner of Reform Physical Therapy in New York City. Reform PT specializes in treating and training pregnant and postpartum female athletes of all levels. Abby is a graduate of NYU's Doctorate of Physical Therapy program, a pelvic floor certified physical therapist, a certified strength and conditioning specialist, a run coach, 9 time marathoner, loving wife to a Marine and mother of two youngsters. As such, she offers a very unique perspective and supreme level of expertise. 

Abby is dedicated to helping women stay as active as they want to be during a very unique time in their lives. As a mother and an athlete, Abby understands the emotional and physical needs of women to be active both during and after pregnancy, the desire to return to high levels of performance, and the complexity of fitness and motherhood.

We have a great conversation. There really is something for everyone to take home from this episode. Moms. Moms to be. Fellow Trainers. And yes, even you fellas. Get out your notebooks! And be sure to visit the Reform PT Instagram page for Dr. Bale’s exercise series. 

Thank You Dr. Bales for sharing your expertise!

Word To Your Motha!

Two Fit Crazies and a Microphone! 

 

For more information on Dr. Bales and Reform PT NYC:

Website:  https://reformptnyc.com/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/reformptnyc/

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/reformptnyc/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/ReformPTNYC

Please, as always, be sure to subscribe to Two Fit Crazies and a Microphone on iTunes or where ever you listen to your favorite podcasts. We appreciate the support and it goes a long way in helping us share our message of health and fitness.  

Christine's Boston Marathon Experience - Episode 33

Episode 33 - Christine's Boston Marathon Experience

The TFCs called for an emergency podcasting session after Christine's unusual Boston Marathon experience. To say that the weather was bad, would be an understatement. It was awful and lead to an uncustomary performance for Christine; the dreaded "DNF".

Listen in as Christine and Brian hash out the details and hear the story rom an absolutely crazy day! Marathons are hard enough!

Let the Healing Begin!!!!

Much Love,
Two Fit Crazies and a Microphone

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