Two Fit Crazies and a Microphone

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Two Fit Crazies and a Microphone Podcast

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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!

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Kurt Belding, CEO of FIT REPUBLIC - Episode 116

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Episode 116 - Kurt Belding, CEO of FIT REPUBLIC

 

“I keep my ‘Why’ in mind.”

“How can I add more value...how can I help as many people as possible to live a healthy life?” “Legacy drives me...how do they talk about me when I am not around?” “Be the best! Provide the best for the customer...” -Kurt Belding

 

In Episode 116 the Two Fit Crazies welcome Kurt Belding to the show who is ZOOMING to us from Aurora, Colorado where he serves as the CEO of FIT REPUBLIC, a sports nutrition company, and much much more! Christine may have met her match with this amazing entrepreneur who takes pride in his 5-9 schedule and may or may not every sleep! Kurt shares his story of growing up in rural Nebraska to falling in love with sports and eventually owning a GNC with his brother.   Kurt’s “WHY” in life is to help as many people as possible live healthier lives and add value to others. This is what motivates Kurt to keep innovating. He explains how constantly educating and investing in his employees has been key to the success of his retail locations as well as his online presence. Kurt also discusses why he feels so strongly about his FIT REPUBLIC Food company that creates fresh meals for just about every person out there! In addition, Kurt has his own supplement line that adheres to the top standards in the industry and you will have to listen to the episode to find out more about Kurt’s “Hunting Colorado” events!

Listen up to hear some of the best secrets to success from one of the best! 

Two Fit Crazies

 

 

Facebook:  Fit Republic Foods, Fit Republic Aurora Supplement Store

LinkedIn: Fit Republic

Instagram: @fitrepublicfoods @fitrepublicaurora @kurtbeldingceo

Websites: www.fitrepublicusa.com www.fitrepublicfood.com www.huntingcolorado.com 

YouTube: Fit Republic USA

Email: contactus@fitrepublicusa.co

Welsome Back, "Speedball" Steve Feinberg - Speedball Fitness/HipBox World and So Much More! - Episode 113

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Episode 113 - “Speedball” Steve Feinberg - Speedball Fitness, HipBox World, SCW Mania, Power Music, Boutique Fitness Convention, Club Industry Business Summit

 

“...life is a Roman army convoy...a slow steady squadron walking towards a goal… ...pick lanes and drive steadily.” - Steve Feinberg

 

In Episode 113 the Two Fit Crazies and a Microphone welcome back one of their very favorite guests, Speedball Steve Feinberg! Straight from NYC and making his third appearance on the show, and now an honorary “third fit crazie,” Steve will not disappoint.

After we discuss our newest collaboration on creating and filming our own version of “Scared Shitless Fitness,” Steve drops the news that he will be a daddy for the first time this August! Steve, notorious for having his hand “in the pot” in just about every fitness program, convention, workshop, and more, is determined to find a balance between his work and family life as his presence and influence in the fitness world continues to grow! From presenting workshops for Speedball Fitness and Hip Box, to giving lectures at the Boutique Fitness Conventions and Club Industry Business Summits with SCW Manias, Steve is EVERYWHERE! He is now a compensated author and discusses his new role as a Power Music vlogger and blogger in addition to a few other upcoming “secret” projects!

He’s funny! He’s smart!  He’s crazy fit! Let’s hear it for THE STEVE FEINBERG! 

 

Two Fit Crazies

 

Website: www.speedballfitness.com or  www.hipboxworld.com

Facebook: Speedball Fitness 

LinkedIn: 

Instagram: speedballfitness 

www.powermusic.com

www.scwfit.com

Elian Haan - Wellness Coach/Yoga, Tai Chi, Mediation Program Director/Fitness Presenter - Episode 105

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Episode 105   Elian Haan - Wellness Coach/Yoga, Tai Chi, Mediation Program Director/Fitness Presenter

  “... I bring the mind, body, and spirit to make people understand that they don’t need to take something, but do something.”  -Elian Haan     

In Episode 105, the Two Fit Crazies welcomed a beautiful soul by the name of Elian Haan. Joining the show from Dallas, Texas, although originally from the Netherlands, Elian shares her amazing story of how her love for dance, movement, and fitness lead her to overcome some of the most difficult moments in her life. After attending a dance academy in Amsterdam as a child and later earning a degree in Art/Theatre History from the University of Amsterdam, Elian shares how her love for movement led her to seek a career in dance. Elian talks about the impact that fitness icons such as Jane Fonda and Richard Simmons inspired her to become certified to teach  fitness, but as Elian delves into her own journey of self-discovery, she discusses how  losing both of her parents and moving to the U.S. for an short-lived marriage, lead  her to “hit rock bottom.” Surprisingly, there was a time when all that Elian owned was what she carried in her backpack and the “things” she took to mask her pain.  Elian reveals how her love for fitness saved her life and inspired her to create Better Body Basics, her fitness studio, outside of Dallas, Texas. In addition, Elian now serves as a teacher at the Addiction Campus of America where she infuses mindful and movement practices to patients who are fighting to overcome addiction. The former SCW Fitness Presenter of the Year, we welcome Elian Haan to the Two Fit Crazies and a Microphone Podcast.  Be ready to be inspired!    

 

Two Fit Crazies

www.twofitcrazies.com

 

Show Note and Links:

Facebook: Elian Haan and Better Body Basics Fitness & Wellness

Twitter & Instagram: @ElianHaan 

LinkedIn: Elian Haan

Email: elianhaan@yahoo.com 

Website: www.betterbodybasics.net

https://www.treehouserehab.org/

Download Elian’s Fitness Videos: https://scwfit.com/store/tag/elian-haan/

 

 

 

Gregory Hannah - Assistant Director, Office of Disability Services - Villanova University/Founding Advisor, LEVEL - Villanova University - Episode 104

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Episode 104 – Gregory Hannah – Assistant Director, Office of Disability Services - Villanova University/Founding Advisor at LEVEL - Villanova University/Producer and Partner – Mission Possible with Eric Legrand

In Episode 104, you will hear from the one and only, Gregory Hannah! This is a special episode that we can’t wait for you to hear. From an unfortunate break of a foot led to a fortunate break in life, Episode 104 will have you

Greg is the Assistant Director, Office of Disability Services Villanova University where he’s spent the past 10 years trying to LEVEL the playing field and truly “Changing the Way People See Ability.” He is also a Founding Advisor at LEVEL (a Student group based on inclusion) where he’s helped shape one student’s vision into a group of over 100 members with over 50,000 hours of direct peer to peer support. Wai until you hear the incredible story of how he came up with the name for this group.

Greg has been featured by Tom Rinaldi for a NCAA Basketball College Game Day feature on two student managers with Cerebral Palsy and a Producer and Partner of Mission Possible with Eric Legrand, the six-part miniseries, which will be available on-demand on FoxSports.com. Mission Possible will feature Eric, a celebrity guest and everyday people living with different types of disabilities. This series is one of a kind as the host of the show is also living life in the face of adversity and using his platform to uncover stories of people who are living life to the fullest. A few of the celebrity guests on Mission Possible include, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, who visited the Miami Heat Wheel Basketball team, Michael Strahan, who fitted Eric for a suit from his JC Penny line so Eric can attend a local high school prom with a Team LeGrand supporter living with Cerebral Palsy, Tom Brady, at the Patriots training camp, where Eric talked about football and overcoming everyday challenges and WWE star Triple H, who met up with Eric and Rohan Murphy, a Penn State wrestler with no legs who has become a Nike brand representative.

Greg is a Board Member, Team LeGrand of the Dana and Christopher Reeve Foundation and in 2018 created (alongside Eric) the annual Eric LeGrand Flag Football Tournament at Rutgers (to raise money for spinal cord research)

Publications:

■             Co-Author: (2016, February 11). On Their LEVEL: How Participation in a University Student Group Shapes Members’ Perceptions of Disability. Journal of Diversity in Higher Education.

■             Co-Author: “Breaking Barriers and Building Bridges: Understanding How a Student Organization Attends to the Social Integration of College Students with Disabilities” Journal of Postsecondary Education and Disability (JPED).

 

Born and raised in Manasquan, NJ. Currently live in Marlton, NJ with his wife Diana and 3 children aka “The Hannimals”.

Greg is an incredible human being that Brian was fortunate to have grown up with. Fortunately for the world, Greg has not only developed his previously non-existent left hand on the basketball court (a parting shot from Brian), he has developed many opportunities for those he’s touched and an infectious spirit for life that is bound to inspire you. We are happy to bring you this special Episode. Keep shining Greg!

 

In Good Health,

Two Fit Crazies  

www.twofitcrazies.com

 

Show Links:

Villanova Office of Disability Services: https://www1.villanova.edu/villanova/studentlife/be_empowered/disability_services.html

LEVEL: https://www1.villanova.edu/villanova/studentlife/be_empowered/disability_services/level.html

Mission Possible with Eric Legrand: https://www.foxsports.com/watch/mission-possible/video

Team Legrand: http://www.teamlegrand.org/

 

 

Jon Gallo - Celebrety Trainer/Croporate Wellnes & Safety Trainer/Owner/Author/Creator - Episode 103

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Episode 103 - Jon Gallo - Celebrity Trainer, Corporate Wellness & Safety Leader/Owner/Author/Creator

Owner: Results Fitness Academy, NJ 

Author: The Ultimate Guide to Joining a Gym  

Creator: Stretch and Flex Advantage, #SAFA 

 

 “The only way to achieve your results is to change your behaviors on a daily basis.” 

“Try to be the best you can be for other people and understand YOUR value…”  -Jon Gallo   

 

In Episode 103, the Two Fit Crazies welcome Jon Gallo to the show to talk about everything from starting out in the fitness industry to creating, managing, navigating, and marketing highly successful fitness businesses. Jon discusses how his childhood experiences watching his grandfather and dad work out inspired his love for fitness.  In addition to owning a construction company, presenting on television, and working as a DJ, Jon’s true passion for fitness lead him to compete in fitness shows, own gyms, and create his own programs such as Stretch and Flex Advantage, a corporate safety and wellness program. Jon also talks about how his journey took him from working with Bally’s, to linking up with Extreme Couture, to working with Derek Jeter’s programs in 24 Hour Fitness and more. Currently, Jon Gallo owns Results Fitness Academy in East Brunswick, NJ with his wife where they specialize in one-on-one training sessions that not only work on improving your physical state, but also your mental state through changing your behaviors.

Jon Gallo has a wealth of knowledge from decades in the industry!

Listen up!     

 

Two Fit Crazies 

 

 

Facebook: Jon Gallo 

Twitter & Instagram: @jongallofitness or @resultsfitnessacademy

LinkedIn: Jon Douglas Gallo 

Email: JonGalloFitness@gmail.com 

Websites: www.NowImFit.com  www.ResultsFA.com

Book: The Ultimate Guide to Joining a Gym  https://www.amazon.com/Ultimate-Guide-Joining-Step-Step-ebook/dp/B01MYFJC19/ref=sr_1_7?keywords=jon+gallo&qid=1558448663&s=gateway&sr=8-7

 

 

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Matthew Taub - Keynote Speaker/International Fitness Presenter/Regional Manager and Trainer, Orangetheory Fitness Canada

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Episode 102

Matthew Taub - Keynote Speaker/International Fitness Presenter Regional Manager/Trainer at Orangetheory Fitness Canada/Business Growth/Team Leader & Culture Driver 

 

“As a man, my job is to not to make my father proud, but to make my kids proud.”  “...have empathy...our life is a story…our experiences   are chapters in an amazing book” -Matthew Taub     

 

In Episode 102, the Two Fit Crazies continue into the “next century” of podcasts with the incredible, Matthew Taub. Joining us from outside Toronto, Matt Taub brings with him decades of advice, passion, and leadership in the health, wellness, and fitness industry as well as a very powerful message about owning your story! Matthew talks about what it takes to not only operate a successful fitness business, but also the characteristics one must possess to be successful in all aspects of life! Matt also shares how his personal struggles with alcohol addiction lead him to have a greater sense of empathy and compassion for those he educates and advises around the world. Matthew Taub’s story is extremely poignant and his ability to change lives is apparent in every aspect of his life! Once again, be prepared to be inspired.    

 

Two Fit Crazies

www.twofitcrazies.com

 

Matthew Taub Information:

Facebook: Matthew Taub 

Twitter & Instagram: @matthewtaub 

LinkedIn: Matthew Taub     

 

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