39 min

Episode 147: Baby Boomers' Guide to Aging Gracefully and Staying Fit with Jaime Brenkus, the '8-Minute Abs' Guy Visibly Fit with Wendie Pett

    • Alternative Health

In this episode, my guest, Jaime Brenkus, discusses the importance of healthy aging and how to maintain a youthful mindset and body. Jaime, known as the "eight-minute abs guy," emphasizes age-specific programming and a proactive approach to aging gracefully.
Jaime shares stories of individuals who have successfully transformed their health and highlights the importance of starting somewhere and making small, sustainable changes. He also addresses the prevalence of quick-fix solutions and the need to focus on long-term, preventative approaches to health.
Additionally, he discusses the role of exercise in overall health and provides recommendations for individuals with specific health concerns or limitations. The conversation concludes with a discussion about Jack LaLanne's legacy and the impact of his fitness philosophy.
Chapters
[00:00] Podcast Preview
[00:40] Podcast Introduction
[01:30] Topic and Guest's Introduction
[04:05] Embrace Aging with Healthy Lifestyle Choices
[06:44] Prioritize Time for Health and Wellness
[10:02] Choose Health Over Chronic Disease
[12:48] Faith, Positivity, and Caring for Others
[15:36] Trustworthy Authority in the Fitness Industry
[17:15] Age Rewind Book
[20:28]Trust in People to Help You
[22:20] Focus on Habits, Find Your Why
[24:26] Lost Lawsuit, Learned From Evil Betrayal
[29:19] Adapting Exercise for Specific Health Concerns
[32:14] Overcoming Fear and Pursuing Health Goals
[34:28] The Legacy of Jack LaLanne
[38:07] Conclusion
Resources Mentioned:
Jaime Brenkus Website
Episode 46: Interview with Elaine Lalanne
Connect with today's guest:
Instagram
Facebook
Jaime will forever be known as the “8 Minute Abs guy.” He designed a program that helped millions of people lose pounds and inches.
Jaime has dedicated his professional life for the past 30 years to providing systematic approaches to fighting obesity and weight problems nationwide. He started his fitness training businesses in Los Angeles, Tampa, and Cleveland.
In 2021, Jaime co-produced, wrote, and starred in a 13-episode TV series on PBS called, Fit n Delicious. In 2021, Brenkus also wrote the Baby Boomer Booklet offered on Amazon.
In 2019, Jaime co-wrote a book with Elaine LaLanne, Jack’s 94-year-old wife…If you want to Live, Move (Putting the BOOM back into Boomers !)
He’s famous for his ability to take simple, tried-and-true health concepts and deliver them as exciting, consumer-friendly innovations. The 8-Minute workout video series has over 80 million views on YouTube.
He choreographed supermodel, Kathy Ireland’s videos “Bodyspecifics” and “Reach” and created the entire concept of the 15 Minutes to Fitness package (a series of exercise videos, audios, menus, and grocery lists). He wrote Get Lean in 15, a 270-page book to shape up and slim down.
He has produced over 200 fitness videos. Jaime has over 50 appearances on various home shopping channels including QVC, HSN, Canadian Home Shopping, and Value Vision.
Jaime received two patents for his portion control plate, which sold over 200,000 units. He was awarded a Fitness Advocate for the President’s Challenge in Washington, DC. In 2009, he founded Slim & FIT Personal Weight Loss and Fitness Centers which sold over 20 locations in 2010. In 2013, Jaime Appeared on the Dr. Oz show as a fitness expert. In...

In this episode, my guest, Jaime Brenkus, discusses the importance of healthy aging and how to maintain a youthful mindset and body. Jaime, known as the "eight-minute abs guy," emphasizes age-specific programming and a proactive approach to aging gracefully.
Jaime shares stories of individuals who have successfully transformed their health and highlights the importance of starting somewhere and making small, sustainable changes. He also addresses the prevalence of quick-fix solutions and the need to focus on long-term, preventative approaches to health.
Additionally, he discusses the role of exercise in overall health and provides recommendations for individuals with specific health concerns or limitations. The conversation concludes with a discussion about Jack LaLanne's legacy and the impact of his fitness philosophy.
Chapters
[00:00] Podcast Preview
[00:40] Podcast Introduction
[01:30] Topic and Guest's Introduction
[04:05] Embrace Aging with Healthy Lifestyle Choices
[06:44] Prioritize Time for Health and Wellness
[10:02] Choose Health Over Chronic Disease
[12:48] Faith, Positivity, and Caring for Others
[15:36] Trustworthy Authority in the Fitness Industry
[17:15] Age Rewind Book
[20:28]Trust in People to Help You
[22:20] Focus on Habits, Find Your Why
[24:26] Lost Lawsuit, Learned From Evil Betrayal
[29:19] Adapting Exercise for Specific Health Concerns
[32:14] Overcoming Fear and Pursuing Health Goals
[34:28] The Legacy of Jack LaLanne
[38:07] Conclusion
Resources Mentioned:
Jaime Brenkus Website
Episode 46: Interview with Elaine Lalanne
Connect with today's guest:
Instagram
Facebook
Jaime will forever be known as the “8 Minute Abs guy.” He designed a program that helped millions of people lose pounds and inches.
Jaime has dedicated his professional life for the past 30 years to providing systematic approaches to fighting obesity and weight problems nationwide. He started his fitness training businesses in Los Angeles, Tampa, and Cleveland.
In 2021, Jaime co-produced, wrote, and starred in a 13-episode TV series on PBS called, Fit n Delicious. In 2021, Brenkus also wrote the Baby Boomer Booklet offered on Amazon.
In 2019, Jaime co-wrote a book with Elaine LaLanne, Jack’s 94-year-old wife…If you want to Live, Move (Putting the BOOM back into Boomers !)
He’s famous for his ability to take simple, tried-and-true health concepts and deliver them as exciting, consumer-friendly innovations. The 8-Minute workout video series has over 80 million views on YouTube.
He choreographed supermodel, Kathy Ireland’s videos “Bodyspecifics” and “Reach” and created the entire concept of the 15 Minutes to Fitness package (a series of exercise videos, audios, menus, and grocery lists). He wrote Get Lean in 15, a 270-page book to shape up and slim down.
He has produced over 200 fitness videos. Jaime has over 50 appearances on various home shopping channels including QVC, HSN, Canadian Home Shopping, and Value Vision.
Jaime received two patents for his portion control plate, which sold over 200,000 units. He was awarded a Fitness Advocate for the President’s Challenge in Washington, DC. In 2009, he founded Slim & FIT Personal Weight Loss and Fitness Centers which sold over 20 locations in 2010. In 2013, Jaime Appeared on the Dr. Oz show as a fitness expert. In...

39 min