32 episodes

Fun & Gains will fuel your love for sweaty workouts, loving yourself through the process, and creating the strongest version of yourself mentally and physically. The Fun and Gains podcast is your weekly reminder that you aren't alone on your fitness journey & your motivation to keep going. Let the gains begin.

Fun and Gains Brittany Lupton

    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.9 • 490 Ratings

Fun & Gains will fuel your love for sweaty workouts, loving yourself through the process, and creating the strongest version of yourself mentally and physically. The Fun and Gains podcast is your weekly reminder that you aren't alone on your fitness journey & your motivation to keep going. Let the gains begin.

    getting over the 'I'll start tomorrow mindset' + britt's new training app

    getting over the 'I'll start tomorrow mindset' + britt's new training app

    Britt is here to help you ditch the, "I"ll starting over tomorrow" mindset for Summer, and for good! Tune in to chat about why over-compensating is counterintuitive, nutrition on vacation, why Britt never skips breakfast, listening to & caring for your body, hunger cues, progress, mindset shifts & more!

    Britt's NEW app: https://brittanylupton.app

    Timestamps
    00:28 Weekly recap
    00:50 Charleston
    1:20 the grind
    3:10 self worth & work
    5:30 vacation adventures
    7:28 Britt’s NEW TRAINING APP
    8:20 what programs is Britt offering?
    9:30 recipes & new workouts
    9:50 log your workouts
    10:08 warm-up’s & cool-down’s 
    10:26 categories
    11:24 SIGN UP for Britt’s App!
    13:00 “I’ll start over tomorrow”
    14:00 Over compensating 
    15:50 Eating on vacation
    17:30 groceries
    18:30 eat breakfast
    19:00 each day is a fresh start
    21:00 listen to your body’s cues
    24:00 take care of your body
    24:35 micros & macros
    25:00 change your mindset
    25:40 progress looks different for everybody
    28:00 mental progress & mindset shifts
    30:37 Darian’s reviews of the week
    32:45 EMAIL YOUR JUICY GYM STORIES!

    YouTube vids
    My gym routine & tips for beginners:
    https://youtu.be/Zg4X4clW_Vo
    My fitness journey:
    https://youtu.be/ulqafyeEKqk
    Week of workouts:
    https://youtu.be/sedCYV7Xknk

    Follow the podcast
    @funandgains.podcast

    Follow Britt
    insta // @_brittanylupton
    youtube // Brittany Lupton
    tiktok // brittanylupton

    Contact Us
    hello@funandgainspodcast.com


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    • 33 min
    chit chat with darian & britt

    chit chat with darian & britt

    This week, Darian & Britt and bringing their own questions for some fast (& furious) fun & gains! Tune in to hear them chat about patience & living in the moment, happy places, careers, pet-peeves, either-or’s & more!
    Timestamps
    00:45 Darian’s celebration
    1:30 time for a break
    1:45 App updates
    2:45 patience
    5:27 enjoy being where you are, now
    6:48 pursue your dreams
    7:45 britt’s current dream
    8:27 darian’s current dream
    11:30 Q&A time!
    11:41 Which comic character or celeb does Darian resemble?
    13:52 What is Britt’s favorite place on earth?
    15:20 What would Britt be if she weren’t in this space?
    19:30 What reality TV show would Darian be on?
    22:00 Rapid fire Q’s for Darian
    22:30 Rapid fire Q’s for Britt
    28:10 reviews of the week

    YouTube vids
    My gym routine & tips for beginners:
    https://youtu.be/Zg4X4clW_Vo
    My fitness journey:
    https://youtu.be/ulqafyeEKqk
    Week of workouts:
    https://youtu.be/sedCYV7Xknk

    Follow the podcast
    @funandgains.podcast

    Follow Britt
    insta // @_brittanylupton
    youtube // Brittany Lupton
    tiktok // brittanylupton

    Contact Us
    hello@funandgainspodcast.com


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    • 31 min
    20 gym terms you should know

    20 gym terms you should know

    Take a seats F&G fam, because class is in session! This week, Britt is going over 20 gym terms that every gym goer should know. Test your knowledge as we walk through the most popular abbreviations, workout splits, EMOM's, pump covers, drop sets, DOMS & so many more!
    Britt's NEW app: https://brittanylupton.app
    Timestamps
    00:30 weekly update
    2:00 reviews
    3:16 class is in session
    4:00 abbreviations: BB KB DB
    4:40 push/pull
    5:00 pull day
    5:50 push day
    6:16 a workout split
    6:55 PR/PB
    8:10 1RM
    10:55 EMOM
    13:10 pump cover
    14:20 DOMS
    14:47 acute muscle soreness 
    17:10 hypertrophy
    18:00 ROM
    19:50 AMRAP
    20:50 sets X reps
    22:20 RPE
    23:35 drop set
    25:11 compound & super set
    26:20 compound & isolation exercises

    YouTube vids
    My gym routine & tips for beginners:
    https://youtu.be/Zg4X4clW_Vo
    My fitness journey:
    https://youtu.be/ulqafyeEKqk
    Week of workouts:
    https://youtu.be/sedCYV7Xknk

    Follow the podcast
    @funandgains.podcast

    Follow Britt
    insta // @_brittanylupton
    youtube // Brittany Lupton
    tiktok // brittanylupton

    Contact Us
    hello@funandgainspodcast.com


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    • 30 min
    gym girl chat with Hebe Hiom | gym anxiety, bad workouts & reading your stories

    gym girl chat with Hebe Hiom | gym anxiety, bad workouts & reading your stories

    Coordinate that gym fit & let down those front pieces, because today Britt is joined by Hebe Hiom! The two respond to your gym stories & share their advice on topics like consistency, patience & playing the long game.
    Britt's NEW app: https://brittanylupton.app
    Timestamps
    4:10 Meet Hebe!
    4:48 Juggling it all 
    7:10 Starting a gym
    9:02 In-person training
    15:12 Hebe’s favorite way to train
    17:08 How to start working with GymShark
    21:12 Gym girl chat
    21:40 Camel toe
    23:20 Washing gym clothes
    24:10 Picking gym outfits
    25:10 Makeup
    25:35 Go-to hair styles
    27:52 How to feel confident in the gym
    30:08 Where & how to start in the gym
    32:45 How to get over beginner gym anxiety
    35:31 Advice for a bad workout
    38:050 Struggling with motivation
    41:20 Gym Story: The Critical Trainer
    40:45 Gym Story: Greasy PT Story
    47:30 Gym Story: Squat Rack Stare
    48:40 Gym Story: Respecting Boundaries
    52:08 Gym Story: You Do You
    55:30 We’re our hardest critic
    58:06 Fear of having too much muscle
    59:50 Intuitive eating to maintain
    1:00:02 Gym Story: Inappropriate Compliments
    1:04:20 Have patience
    1:05:10 Consistency is the key
    1:05:40 Play the long game
    1:07:40 Skinny isn’t health
    1:09:30 What Hebe would tell her younger self

    YouTube vids
    My gym routine & tips for beginners:
    https://youtu.be/Zg4X4clW_Vo
    My fitness journey:
    https://youtu.be/ulqafyeEKqk
    Week of workouts:
    https://youtu.be/sedCYV7Xknk

    Follow the podcast
    @funandgains.podcast

    Follow Hebe
    insta // @hebehiompt

    Follow Britt
    insta // @_brittanylupton
    youtube // Brittany Lupton
    tiktok // brittanylupton

    Contact Us
    hello@funandgainspodcast.com


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    • 1 hr 13 min
    busting the biggest fitness myths for women with Sal Di Stefano // Mind Pump

    busting the biggest fitness myths for women with Sal Di Stefano // Mind Pump

    Pencil in this week's episode & grab a notepad— Britt is joined by Sal Di Stefano of MindPump (the #1 podcast world wide for science-based fitness information) to bust some of the biggest myths when it comes to women and weight lifting. Sal talks metabolism, hormones, getting toned, progressive overload, soreness, nutrition, muscle memory, life lessons, strength training at all ages & so much more.
    Timestamps
    00:40 health is for life
    1:24 today’s episode
    3:00 grab a notepad
    4:00 MindPump
    4:30 Sal’s story
    7:00 strength training
    9:16 why women are scared to lift weights
    11:20 misled weight loss
    12:50 cardio
    14:40 muscle vs fat in the body
    15:55 women have been sold a false narrative
    16:30 how rare it is to be a super muscle gainer
    19:20 the fear of weight lifting 
    22:27 it’s empowering to be strong
    25:32 fitness fanatics vs average gym goer
    27:30 2-3 days of exercise per week 
    28:40 don’t rely on motivation
    32:50 when you love the journey, the destinations take care of themselves
    37:00 exercise should fit 
    39:45 why you shouldn’t be surviving your workouts
    40:30 using soreness as an indicator of a workout
    45:10 progressive overload
    47:14 muscle memory
    49:39 what you learn through lifting
    51:00 the positive effect of strength training on hormones
    55:47 feeding & fueling your body
    59:30 repair your metabolism first 
    01:00:19 build a strong foundation first
    01:02:40 cheat meals
    01:00:00 no balance vs balance
    01:09:30 how to rebuild your relationship with food
    01:10:40 awareness & impulse eating
    01:13:25 Sal’s take on intuitive eating
    01:15:00 4 stages of learning 
    01:17:10 ruining your progress & punishment
    01:18:10 treat yourself like you would your child
    01:18:40 what Sal would tell his younger self
    01:19:45 self-love over self-hate

    YouTube vids
    My gym routine & tips for beginners:
    https://youtu.be/Zg4X4clW_Vo
    My fitness journey:
    https://youtu.be/ulqafyeEKqk
    Week of workouts:
    https://youtu.be/sedCYV7Xknk

    Follow the podcast
    @funandgains.podcast

    Follow MindPump
    insta // @mindpump
    twitter // @mindpumpsal

    Follow Britt
    insta // @_brittanylupton
    youtube // Brittany Lupton
    tiktok // brittanylupton

    Contact Us
    hello@funandgainspodcast.com


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    • 1 hr 24 min
    becoming tiktok famous in high school, baked oats & burnout with @tracesoats

    becoming tiktok famous in high school, baked oats & burnout with @tracesoats

    Raise your spoons & give a warm welcome to the one n' oatly, @TracesOats! In addition to his good vibes & viral recipes, Trace is bringing the fun & oatmeal gains to the podcast this week. The two reunite to chat about Oatmeal Boy's experience with becoming TikTok famous, burnout, creativity in the kitchen, cooking fails, high school sports & records, under-recovering & enjoying every moment.
    Timestamps
    4:20 meet Trace
    5:10 oatmeal 
    11:50 staying true to yourself
    12:10 TikTok thoughts
    13:20 burnout
    15:30 Trace’s fav oatmeal recipes
    20:00 cooking & filming fails
    26:00 how Trace creates recipes
    27:50 food phases 
    30:20 Senioritis
    32:30 leaving sports
    39:30 move your body 
    41:30 under recovering
    47:00 prom
    47:30 one thing Trace would tell his younger self
    48:46 shows vs movies
    49:00 britt's fav type of oats

    YouTube vids
    My gym routine & tips for beginners:
    https://youtu.be/Zg4X4clW_Vo
    My fitness journey:
    https://youtu.be/ulqafyeEKqk
    Week of workouts:
    https://youtu.be/sedCYV7Xknk

    Follow the podcast
    @funandgains.podcast

    Follow Trace
    insta // @tracesoatsts
    tiktok // tracesoats

    Follow Britt
    insta // @_brittanylupton
    youtube // Brittany Lupton
    tiktok // brittanylupton

    Contact Us
    hello@funandgainspodcast.com


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    • 51 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
490 Ratings

490 Ratings

Jmrich2020 ,

LOVE IT!

I can not tell you enough how much I love this podcast! Brittany you have been such an inspiration and help to me starting out my fitness journey I love how teach people how to do things right! Love you and Darian you guys are so great! Also I’m a fellow Michigander not far from MSU just waiting for a meetup! ☺️ keep up the great work!

Jessie Hart ,

Fire podcast 🔥

This podcast has been easily my most fav and one that gives me so much motivation to continue to chase after my fitness goals and better myself. I’ve also gotten my bestie to join the strength training team after sharing your podcast 🫶🏽 so keep it coming !!

kate from cali ,

Good luck on clinical Darian!

Have been listening to this every week since it started. It seriously makes my week. I feel like I’m having a conversation with a best friend listening to this podcast. When Darian is on I feel like I’m listening to my boyfriend and I and you guys crack me up!! Keep crushing in.
Much love!

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