100 episodes

Inside the minds of fitness industry influencers.

Find out what drives, fuels and motivates the leaders in health and fitness. Each episode of Escape Your Limits reveals the mental, physical and emotional ingredients involved in standing out above everybody else. Discover why successful people keep going when most people stop, and what keeps them going day after day. It’s not about shortcuts for dreamers; these people prove that constant hard work fuelled by the right frame of mind is what makes dreams a reality. Join Matthew Januszek, co-founder of Escape Fitness, as he delves into the mindset of leadership and success.

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    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.8 • 64 Ratings

Inside the minds of fitness industry influencers.

Find out what drives, fuels and motivates the leaders in health and fitness. Each episode of Escape Your Limits reveals the mental, physical and emotional ingredients involved in standing out above everybody else. Discover why successful people keep going when most people stop, and what keeps them going day after day. It’s not about shortcuts for dreamers; these people prove that constant hard work fuelled by the right frame of mind is what makes dreams a reality. Join Matthew Januszek, co-founder of Escape Fitness, as he delves into the mindset of leadership and success.

    Ep 252 - Protein: Everything You Need to Know to Protect Your Body & Longevity | Dr. Gabrielle Lyon

    Ep 252 - Protein: Everything You Need to Know to Protect Your Body & Longevity | Dr. Gabrielle Lyon

    Welcome to this week’s episode of the Escape Your Limits Podcast, our guest is well known for leveraging evidence-based medicine and cutting-edge science to restore metabolism, balance hormones, and optimize body composition with the end goal of helping others discover lifelong vitality.
    Dr. Gabrielle Lyon’s specialty of Muscle Centric Medicine has led her to be featured in Muscle and Fitness, Women’s Health, Men’s Health, and Harper’s Bazaar.
    In a year, she will be releasing her first book about muscle centric medicine, and she currently has her own podcast where she covers a variety of topics.
    On this week’s episode, we cover several themes including:
    •Why obesity is the #1 health issue in America, and her views on how to eradicate it
    •The positive impact of protein to help with weight loss
    •The trade-off between muscle growth and longevity
    To listen to Dr. Gabrielle Lyon’s podcast, click here! https://www.youtube.com/c/DrGabrielleLyon/featured
    To learn more about Dr. Gabrielle Lyon, click here! https://drgabriellelyon.com/
    0:00 Intro
    1:24 Muscle Mass
    5:24 Fitness Professionals versus Medical Professional in Fitness
    14:29 Does Protein Help with Longevity?
    48:43 The True Definition of Protein & How Much Someone Should Take

    • 1 hr 20 min
    Ep 251 - Everything You Need to Know About Web 3.0: Crypto, NFTS, Blockchains | Sweatworks | Mohammed Iqbal

    Ep 251 - Everything You Need to Know About Web 3.0: Crypto, NFTS, Blockchains | Sweatworks | Mohammed Iqbal

    On this week’s episode of the Escape Your Limits Podcast, our guest today is the founder & CEO of Sweatworks, a global fitness agency that provides digital solutions to a range of clients that include: Nike, Bose, Spartan, Equinox, SoulCycle, Strava, and Samsung. Innovation sits at the heart of the brand and is the key ingredient that attributes to its success.
    Back in 2010 Mohammed Iqbal started coding and this was the start of what today we know as Sweatworks. Mo’s ambition is for Sweatworks to be impacting the lives of millions of people and contributing to a fitter, healthier population. Through Sweatworks he wants to make people’s lives better through fitness.
    In this week’s episode we discuss his 6-month project which he spent researching the metaverse, blockchains, NFTS, and crypto trying to understand how these concepts can be beneficial for Sweatworks & the fitness industry.
    We cover several topics including:
    Web 3.0 and what it means for your business The significance of block chains and what it means for the fitness industry, What the metaverse is and who’s using it To learn more about Sweatworks, click here! https://www.sweatworks.com/
    0:00 Intro
    1:19 Defining Web 3.0: NFTs, Crypto, and Blockchains
    12:27 The Decentralization of Finances and Data
    21:23 Exploring the Metaverse and its Prominence with Companies
    31:15 High Level Fashion in the Metaverse & NFTs
    46:20 Virtual Reality in the Fitness Industry

    • 1 hr 10 min
    Ep 250 - Arnold Schwarzenegger's Idol | The Reg Park Story by Jon Jon Park

    Ep 250 - Arnold Schwarzenegger's Idol | The Reg Park Story by Jon Jon Park

    On this week’s episode of the Escape Your Limits Podcast, we have a special guest today who retells the story of one of the most prolific bodybuilders in history, Reg Park, through his own eyes. His son, Jon Jon Park followed in his father’s footsteps by becoming an Olympic athlete and former Mr. South Africa.
    Born in Leeds, England, Reg Park became Mr. Universe, and a well-known actor. Apart from his many bodybuilding titles and successful movies, he is best known for being the idol and inspiration for Arnold Schwarzenegger. Reg Park influenced Schwarzenegger from everything including moving to America to his bodybuilding career, and to entering the world of movies.
    In this week’s special episode, Jon Jon retells various stories of his father including:
    Meeting Joe Weider How Arnold emulated Reg Park throughout his career The Reg Park 5x5 program for muscle gains So please enjoy this special episode of Reg Park through Jon Jon Park’s eyes.
    0:00 Intro
    11:34: Meeting Joe Weider
    20:52 Arnold Schwarzenegger's Story of Following His Idol
    48:48 Did Reg Park Take Steroids?
    1:18:19 Reg Parks 5x5 Program for Muscle Gains

    • 1 hr 59 min
    Ep 249 - Stimulating Your Brain to Improve Human Performance | Dr. Erik Won | Wave Neuro

    Ep 249 - Stimulating Your Brain to Improve Human Performance | Dr. Erik Won | Wave Neuro

    On this weeks episode of The Escape Your Limits Podcast, we sit down with an ex- U.S. Navy Flight Surgeon for Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 268, Dr. Erik Won. He became CTO of Medical at Boeing, a Fortune 50 company, for nearly a decade. Holding an MBA from USC Marshall School of Business and an MPH from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, he has been published in numerous peer-reviewed journals.
    Currently, Dr. Won is the President & Chief Medical Officer of Wave Neuroscience, a biotechnology company developing innovative solutions for mental disorders like PTSD. These technologies utilize computational neuroanalytics and brain imaging to customize treatment protocols with the aim of restoring optimal neurological function.
    Dr. Won goes into detail about:
    Why HRVs are impacting the connection between the brain & heart How creating a poor sleep pattern can be detrimental to your health The significant role a brain scan can play to help mental health issues To learn more about Wave Neuro, click here! https://waveneuro.com/

    • 1 hr 4 min
    Ep 248 - The Crucial Role Tech Plays to Move the Fitness Industry Forward | FitTech | IHRSA PT 2

    Ep 248 - The Crucial Role Tech Plays to Move the Fitness Industry Forward | FitTech | IHRSA PT 2

    On this week's episode of the Escape Your Limits Podcast x On the Edge, Emma Barry & Matthew Januszek continue their journey at IHRSA 2022 where they grateful to take part in the inaugural FitTech Club member event. There were over 90 members and special guests in attendance, and they had the opportunity to network and share their innovations at the convergence of health, fitness, and tech.
    The FitTech Club is a global community of founders and executives in the areas of fitness, health, wellbeing and technology. With over 50 companies that already joined, they help the members to grow their business faster, together.
    They sat down with some of FitTechs biggest innovators, including the founder of The FitTech Company herself, Natalia Karbasova.
    In this episode, guests share insights on:
    •how the metaverse and connected fitness will be impacting the fitness industry over the next five years
    •the views from these venture capitalists about what things they believe are essential to ensure new start-ups succeed
    •and how entrepreneurs are utilizing block chains to incentivize people to workout
    To learn more about FitTech, click here! https://fittechsummit.com/

    • 1 hr 10 min
    Ep 247 - IHRSA 2022 | The State of the Fitness Industry | Live from Miami

    Ep 247 - IHRSA 2022 | The State of the Fitness Industry | Live from Miami

    On this week’s episode of the Escape Your Limits x On the Edge Podcast, Emma Barry & Matthew Januszek take on IHRSA 2022 in Miami, Florida where they were fortunate to meet with many innovators, suppliers, and many more of the elite in the fitness industry.
    Emma Barry is a global fitness authority advising the innovative edge of fit-tech, fit-trends, and fit-talent. Emma is a co-founder of Good Soul Hunting, a Senior Advisor to the FitTech Club for the USA, and a founding member of group fitness giant Les Mills, former Director for luxury-lifestyle brand Equinox, and consultant for the fastest growing value-based fitness chain in Europe - Basic-Fit.
    IHRSA 2022 delivered an unparalleled opportunity and venue where exhibitors can reach the widest range of key decision-makers and product-purchasers from many segments of the fitness industry.
    At this key event in fitness, the co-hosts sat down with various fitness innovators where they found a collective agreement of feelings of displacement, innovation, collaboration, competition, and change. They also pick up on key topics of recovery, connected fitness, and the metaverses role within the fitness realm.
    0:00 Intro
    1:03 Dan Mooney & Michael Chandler- Speede Fitness
    9:01 Edward Zouroudis- Evolt
    12:40 Edward Navan- The Covery Wellness Spa
    24:41 Kevin Yates- TRIB3 INTERNATIONAL
    34:09 Sean Turner- Les Mills US
    42:59 Jeff Halevy- Altis Movement Technologies
    53:21 Christa Dellebovi- CLIMBR
    56:51 Jeffrey Morin- LITEBOXER
    1:00:28 Kaumil Gajrawala- Credit Suisse
    1:07:14 Bruce Smith- Hydrow
    1:14:15 Matt Wright- The Forth Athletic Club

    • 1 hr 24 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
64 Ratings

64 Ratings

Dwilks1986 ,

Best fitness podcast i know.....

Matthew has an amazing way of interviewing his guests that really allows them to express themselves naturally without being led. His guest are also incredibly interesting and from many different walk to the fitness world which makes for great listening!! 👏🏼

DDDDarb ,

Phillip Mills podcast

Amazing interview and insight I found this so interesting to listen to . Great overall discussion around current sector challenges and future opportunities.

alez stab ,

Amazing content

Thank you for the amazing content that you share with us (the fitness professionals).

It’s not a secret that we as a industry provide such a massive value to people’s life however it is quite common that we struggle with our businesses and thanks to people like you that are showing us the missing the piece of the puzzle so that we can become better providers and get rewarded accordingly to our output

Thank you
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