Gen-X-Fit with Cliff Saunders looks at fitness for everyone that's a Generation X'er. The fitness industry focuses on people in their 20's and 30's. It focuses on the Instagram influencers that aren't real. This podcast is about what's real, because you live a real life.
Matt Kintzele didn't let a diagnosis of Parkinson's disease stop him from being an Ironman
If you think Matt Kinztele of Texas was going to let a diagnosis of Parkinson's stop him, you are very, very wrong. Doctors told him one of the best things he could do for himself was to work out. Matt took their advice, in a big, big way.
Does the fitness industry need a federal bailout?
The fitness industry has been ravaged by COVID-19. While the national gym chains will survive, and maybe even thrive, smaller gyms are having difficulty keeping their doors open. That is, if they are allowed to be open at all. Ohio gym owner Dale King says the Health and Fitness Recovery Act deserves consideration from Congress.
Are Gen-X runners driving what could be a second running boom?
Galveston Marathon Race Director Jana Landry says there are a lot of new runners created by COVID. We could be in a second running boom. Landry also tells us how a smaller race like hers has survived through the pandemic to make it to the start line later this month.
Personal trainer with cystic fibrosis helps others take control of their health
Justin Fitch was going down the wrong road in life. But it's never too late. He turned his life around when he was 31 by embracing personal fitness and faith. Now, at 37, he's helping others do the same thing. And he's doing it even though he has cystic fibrosis, and we are in the middle of a global pandemic thanks to a respiratory virus.
Gerald Schattle used his fitness transformation to motivate kids to stay on the right path.
Gerald Schattle has been on a fitness journey for years. The Houston area principal has lost 150 pounds, and did a lot of it through running. Not just small races either. Gerald just completed the Chevron Houston Marathon, and has his eyes set on a 50 mile race in April! He's using his journey to help students that have made some bad choices get back on track.
Live races continue their comeback from COVID without issues
Most races are still 'virtual' but there are live events that have returned. One of those is The Woodlands Marathon in the Houston area on March 6th. Race Director Willie Fowlkes has already done a live race as part of the Texas 10 Series, and talks about how this event will run and keep runners safe at the same time.
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Cliff brings his experiences and his story to bring encouragement to those in Gen X. It’s great!