229 episodes

Andrew Takata from HNL Movement discusses anything and everything related to optimizing human performance so that you can improve the quality of your life. Learn comprehensive ways to take care of your body, achieve better health, and elevate your performance so you can achieve your true potential. Andrew shares valuable information covering topics of rehab and injury prevention techniques, movement efficiency, strength and conditioning, and ways to create sustainable nutrition habits so that you can level up your performance in sports, daily activities, and life. He has over a decade of experience working with people of all ages, activity levels, training backgrounds, as well as helping people successfully return to activities following injury. Join Andrew and his passion to learn, understand, and share how health, nutrition, lifestyle, and movement collectively contribute to human performance. It will be a mix of interviews, great conversations, and solo episodes that you won’t want to miss. Hit subscribe, and get ready to optimize your human performance.

HNL Movement Podcast Andrew Takata

    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.9 • 27 Ratings

Andrew Takata from HNL Movement discusses anything and everything related to optimizing human performance so that you can improve the quality of your life. Learn comprehensive ways to take care of your body, achieve better health, and elevate your performance so you can achieve your true potential. Andrew shares valuable information covering topics of rehab and injury prevention techniques, movement efficiency, strength and conditioning, and ways to create sustainable nutrition habits so that you can level up your performance in sports, daily activities, and life. He has over a decade of experience working with people of all ages, activity levels, training backgrounds, as well as helping people successfully return to activities following injury. Join Andrew and his passion to learn, understand, and share how health, nutrition, lifestyle, and movement collectively contribute to human performance. It will be a mix of interviews, great conversations, and solo episodes that you won’t want to miss. Hit subscribe, and get ready to optimize your human performance.

    Unlocking True Mobility for Peak Performance

    Unlocking True Mobility for Peak Performance

    In this dynamic episode of the HNL Movement Podcast, Andrew delves into the multifaceted world of mobility and its crucial role in athletic performance. Kicking off the discussion with a challenge to the conventional understanding of mobility, Andrew expands the concept far beyond mere flexibility. He illustrates how true mobility encompasses a symphony of elements including strength, control, coordination, and the crucial passive and active ranges of motion. Throughout the episode, Andr...

    • 15 min
    Back to Basics for Optimal Athletic Performance

    Back to Basics for Optimal Athletic Performance

    In this insightful episode of the HNL Movement Podcast, Andrew zeroes in on the often overlooked yet crucial aspect of athletic training: the fundamentals. Drawing a parallel to the strong foundations required in architectural structures, he emphasizes that mastering the basics in training isn't just a step in the process—it's the process itself. This episode delves into why the fundamental elements of training transcend trendy workouts and flashy techniques, serving as the bedrock upon which...

    • 14 min
    Yin and Yancy Ep. 2: The Personalized Art of Athletic Excellence

    Yin and Yancy Ep. 2: The Personalized Art of Athletic Excellence

    In the second episode of "Yin and Yancy" on the HNL Movement Podcast, Andrew and professional athlete Yancy Medeiros delve into the intriguing complexities of athletic performance. They explore what makes great athletes stand out—not just in terms of physical strength but in their mental resilience, adaptability, and unique approaches to training. This episode unpacks the myriad factors that contribute to elite performance, highlighting that while physical training is crucial, the path to pea...

    • 21 min
    Building Healthy Eating Habits in Young Athletes

    Building Healthy Eating Habits in Young Athletes

    In this insightful episode of the HNL Movement Podcast, Andrew delves into the foundational aspects of sports nutrition for young athletes, emphasizing the importance of cutting through the noise of trendy diets and misleading information. With the landscape of nutrition advice filled with confusion, Andrew brings clarity to what truly matters for the health and performance of adolescent athletes. He underscores the necessity of a balanced diet over supplements and the peril of following flee...

    • 15 min
    Closing My PhD Chapter and New Beginnings

    Closing My PhD Chapter and New Beginnings

    In this reflective episode of the HNL Movement Podcast, Andrew celebrates a major milestone—completing his PhD—and shares the broader life lessons gleaned from this intense academic journey. While this milestone is profoundly personal, Andrew focuses on the universal themes of resilience, community support, and the practical application of learning that resonate with anyone tackling significant challenges. He delves into how the discipline and perseverance required to navigate a PhD program m...

    • 19 min
    Kawika Shoji on Embracing the Moment in Volleyball and Life

    Kawika Shoji on Embracing the Moment in Volleyball and Life

    In this engaging episode of the HNL Movement Podcast, Andrew sits down with Kawika Shoji, whose journey through sports has been fueled by a diverse love for competition and a dedication to mastering various disciplines. Kawika's early dreams of playing basketball or golf gave way to volleyball, where his father, renowned coach Dave Shoji, introduced Sunday volleyball practice sessions at a young age with him and his friends. This early exposure to structured practice and high-level play laid ...

    • 1 hr 5 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
27 Ratings

27 Ratings

Behavcoach ,

Rooted in Science and immediately applicable!

Andrew and his guests are extremely knowledgeable about how to optimize performance and health. This is a one stop shop for optimizing your fitness and health!

Toa N ,

Great Podcast 🤙🏼

Listening to Andrew’s podcast has always given me a great opportunity to expand my knowledge in the health field! Andrew is an amazing trainer and knows how to get the best out of someone. After working with him I PR’d in many of my lifts and exercises. He is a great person through and through.

friend since MMS ,

Great content!

This guy knows what he’s talking about! Definitely appreciate his perspective and the knowledge. Having different guests with multiple sports backgrounds share there best practices, mistakes, and breakthroughs help me with how to guide my kids as well. Don’t miss out and tune-in when you can🤙🏽

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