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Fitness, health, and living a big life in a small town.

Village Fitness Podcast Mitch Harris

    • Health & Fitness

Fitness, health, and living a big life in a small town.

    6 Week Fit Habits Team Challenge ep.008

    6 Week Fit Habits Team Challenge ep.008

    Why to people hate New Year's Resolutions? 

    Maybe because they've broken promises they've made to themselves before. 

    Maybe it's because they don't like fun. 

    Maybe some other fitness influencer said "resolution bad"

    We like em. 

    Here's why: 

    When you combine the fun and energy from a Challenge and New Year with sustainable habits and behavior change, you get a winning result. 

    This episode breaks down: 


    Rules and methods of our new 6 Week challenge
    The Teams and how to sign up
    Our never-before-shared fit habits framework. 

    Listen up and schedule your orientation soon

    -M

    • 34 min
    How NOT to Suck at Setting Goals for 2020 and Keep Your Progress Forever ep.007

    How NOT to Suck at Setting Goals for 2020 and Keep Your Progress Forever ep.007

    Why do most New Year's Resolutions fail?

    It's not because the goals are bad. It's because there's a disconnect between what you want and how you need to get there.

    In this episode we explore:

    the problem with most resolutions how the SMART framework falls short the Goal Cake a.k.a. building the map to your future self the Habit Approach and how to use willpower right

    Get your fitness fix and lay those bricks.

    -Mitch

    • 22 min
    How to Come Back Stronger/The Setback Episode with Mitch and Joey

    How to Come Back Stronger/The Setback Episode with Mitch and Joey

    How do you "get back on track" after suffering an injury or illness. Well your coaches are in the middle of both, and thus they have some insight into how it feels to be derailed from their training goals.

    Joey talks about his injury and Mitch talks about his illness, and they dive deep into the process for coming back stronger than ever.

    • 28 min
    How to Stay SUPER Fit After Fifty- Titus Von Titus guests ep.004

    How to Stay SUPER Fit After Fifty- Titus Von Titus guests ep.004

    Titus Von Titus (not his real name) is one of the "Gym Dads" of StrongBox Fitness. He's also my (Mitch) actual dad.

    Titus is your classic busy executive who has a handle on the elusive work-life balance, and manages to give every young buck in his CrossFit gym a run for their money.

    In this episode we talk about his athletic background, his method for staying healthy and fit on the road, peaking for competition, and his advice for everyone who wants to be as active and able as they can as they age.

    • 37 min
    You Suck At Setting Goals; the Three Pillars of Good Goals and the Traps to Avoid, Ep. 002

    You Suck At Setting Goals; the Three Pillars of Good Goals and the Traps to Avoid, Ep. 002

    Do you have trouble coming up with good goals that motivate you to become better? Or do you start out strong and fizzle out?

    On this episode, Mitch and Joey talk about the big traps that prevent you from getting to your goals, the finer points of common goal setting methods, and their personal favorite athletic accomplishments.

    Show Notes:
    SMART goals outline: https://blog.bestself.co/productivity/smart-goals-path-clearing/
    (In the episode, we said "R" was for Relevant, which it sometimes is in this framework.)

    • 36 min
    Are You Fit? Defining Fitness for Health and Sport with Mitch and Joey, Ep.001

    Are You Fit? Defining Fitness for Health and Sport with Mitch and Joey, Ep.001

    Welcome to the Village Fitness Podcast! On the first episode, Mitch and Joey dive into the weeds on defining fitness and discussing how to approach lifelong health in the easiest way possible.

    Spoiler: getting a coach makes everything go faster and easier.

    Notes:
    "What Is Fitness?" by Greg Glassman https://journal.crossfit.com/article/what-is-fitness

    • 21 min

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