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A podcast dedicated to helping you improve your fitness, refine your teaching and coaching technique, and help you grow your fitness business!

Fit and Fierce on the Mic‪.‬ Fit and Fierce on the Mic

    • Health & Fitness
    • 5.0 • 15 Ratings

A podcast dedicated to helping you improve your fitness, refine your teaching and coaching technique, and help you grow your fitness business!

    Episode 11 | Debunking Fitness Myths

    Episode 11 | Debunking Fitness Myths

    In this episode, we are joined by industry expert, Pete McCall. Pete McCall is a strength coach, fitness instructor, author of Ageless Intensity: Effective Workouts to Slow the Aging Process and Smarter Workouts: The Science of Exercise Made Simple, education consultant, public speaker and host of the All About Fitness podcast. Get ready to learn a lot as Pete debunks long standing fitness myths both on the business side and science side! 

    Connect with Pete on Instagram!
    Check out the latest episode of the All About Fitness Podcast here!
    Learn more about Pete on his website here. 
    Pre-order Ageless Intensity: Effective Workouts to Slow the Aging Process. https://www.amazon.com/Ageless-Intensity-Effective-Workouts-Process/dp/1718200757/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=ageless+intensity&qid=1620175474&sr=8-1 


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    • 1 hr 1 min
    Episode 10 | Finding Your Light: The Mental Health of the Fitness Industry Post COVID-19

    Episode 10 | Finding Your Light: The Mental Health of the Fitness Industry Post COVID-19

    On this episode, hosts Kia Williams and Lauren George sit down with Licensed Professional Counselor and Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor, Crystal Chang, to discuss ways that Fitness Instructors and participants can "Find Their Light" in fitness changes during and post COVID-19. Crystal Chang is a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor who specializes in helping individuals identify their vocational needs. In 2020, she opened her own private practice, Crystal Clear Counseling and Consulting. She works with clients with a wide range of concerns including but not limited to those experiencing physical and emotional trauma. Her counseling style is warm and interactive and she believes in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. Crystal Chang will tailor dialogue and treatment plans to meet unique needs. Find Crystal Chang, M.S, CRC, LPC, LCDC at-- Psychology Today: https://sessions.psychologytoday.com/mrs-crystal-chang-carter Website: www.crystalcleardfw.com Email: info@crystalcleardfw.com IG: @crystalclearcounselingdfw


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    • 24 min
    Episode 9 | Staying Organized During Busy Times

    Episode 9 | Staying Organized During Busy Times

    In this episode Lauren and Kia share their best tips, tricks, apps, and philosophies for keeping up with multiple jobs, developing new projects, running their households, and maintaining their social calendar (aka zoom happy hour) while attempting to stay sane! 

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    • 21 min
    Episode 8: Secrets and Tips to Creating and Memorizing Choreography

    Episode 8: Secrets and Tips to Creating and Memorizing Choreography

    When you are mastering a new class format or teaching multiple formats at the same time, it can be easy for your brain to become overwhelmed! In this episode, Kia and Lauren share their best tips and tricks for creating and memorizing choreography. 

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    • 32 min
    Episode 7 | The Importance of Community, Despite Physically Distancing

    Episode 7 | The Importance of Community, Despite Physically Distancing

    On this episode, we sit down with fitness industry expert and icon, Lawrence Biscontini, https://www.findlawrence.com/thebigdeal. Lawrence Biscontini shares his wisdom and advice on the importance of community, reasons for meaningful connections, and ways of remaining socially and spiritually connected despite physical distancing. 
    Lawrence Biscontini, MA, has made fitness history as a Mindful Movement Specialist winning the highest number of awards from ACE, IDEA & Inner IDEA, Can Fit Pro, and ECA since 2002.  Lawrence travels the world offering world-class secrets in mentoring, fitness and spa consulting, and presenting for professional conferences, and working also on the Advisory Board for the International Council on Active Aging (ICAA), Senior VIP Consultant for Power Music®, and reporter-in-the-field for the International Spa Association’s #ispaDoyou campaign creating #ispaInterviews worldwide.  He has programmed for Equinox, 24 Hour Fitness, Gold’s Gym International, Bally, and more, and his creations received the Conde Nast Traveler Awards‘ Top Ten Awards placement for innovative spa programming worldwide. Lawrence as Mindful Movement Specialist enjoys celebrity clients like cast members of ABC TV’s soap opera “General Hospital,” and appears on news (CNN Headline News) and television (“LIVE! With Regis and Kelly”). He is a Registered Yoga Alliance Teacher (E-RYT 500), an AFAA Certification Specialist and Contributing Author and Content Specialist for industry publications like SCW Fitness Education Certifications and AFAA’s American Fitness, IDEA’s Fitness Journal, and the Spa Industry’s Pulse Magazine. His books include the most recent fiction Stories of Color and nonfiction Active Aging SCW Certification Manual: The Life in Our Years specializing in active aging research and practical approaches to movement for people over 50.  He has also authored for charity a cookbook, Meals & Musings, a fitness textbook used at universities worldwide, Cream Rises: Excellence in Private & Group Education, and one of the only customer service books written for the spa and fitness world, “Running the Show.” Lawrence created Fitness Group 2000 (FG2000) at the turn of the century whose profits benefit several charitable endeavors, including the outreach work of the Sisters of Saint Joseph and the Biscontini Scholarships he has created for most major international conventions.  Over 80% of all revenue from sales generated at www.findlawrence.com support these programs.

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    • 1 hr 6 min
    Episode 6 | Taking Action for Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Anti-Racism in the Fitness Industry

    Episode 6 | Taking Action for Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Anti-Racism in the Fitness Industry

    In fitness there is an array of evidence and examples that demonstrate the presence of racial, ethnic, gender, and other disparities in representation, inclusion, diversity, equity, and more. In this episode, we challenge the fitness industry to do better and to lead the charge of positive and sustainable change for other industries to follow. 
    Our host, Kia Williams, contributed to the writing of the 2020 IDEA Health & Fitness Association Equity & Inclusion Pledge that we encourage our listeners to read and reflect on as it serves as a means for growth in the fitness industry. https://www.ideafit.com/equity-inclusion-pledge/

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    • 28 min

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