33 episodes

The Movement As Medicine Podcast is meant to serve as a one-stop resource for fitness enthusiasts, coaches, and therapists to learn more about the theory and application of exercise and health from two regular guys who are also some of the world’s best coaches.

Kevin Carr and Brendon Rearick started Movement As Medicine in 2013 as strength coaches at the World-Renowned Mike Boyle Strength and Conditioning in Boston, Massachusetts. In addition to coaching thousands of clients, they have grown a successful massage business, certified over 10,000 coaches around the world with their Certified Functional Strength Coach Certification, and published two books.

In their weekly podcast, released every Wednesday they hope to provide clear, casual, and no-nonsense information on all things health, fitness, and coaching.

The Movement As Medicine Podcast Brendon Rearick & Kevin Carr

    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.9 • 16 Ratings

The Movement As Medicine Podcast is meant to serve as a one-stop resource for fitness enthusiasts, coaches, and therapists to learn more about the theory and application of exercise and health from two regular guys who are also some of the world’s best coaches.

Kevin Carr and Brendon Rearick started Movement As Medicine in 2013 as strength coaches at the World-Renowned Mike Boyle Strength and Conditioning in Boston, Massachusetts. In addition to coaching thousands of clients, they have grown a successful massage business, certified over 10,000 coaches around the world with their Certified Functional Strength Coach Certification, and published two books.

In their weekly podcast, released every Wednesday they hope to provide clear, casual, and no-nonsense information on all things health, fitness, and coaching.

    The Movement As Medicine Podcast - Episode 33: Justin Kegley: High Performance Nutrition For High School Athletes

    The Movement As Medicine Podcast - Episode 33: Justin Kegley: High Performance Nutrition For High School Athletes

    Justin has 15 years experience, specializing in Personal Training and Sport Performance. He focuses his training on creating programs that improve performance and reduce the risk of injury. Justin has worked with clients from 8 – 73.  He is a 2 Time Amazon best-selling author with Be Great Today and High-Performance Nutrition for High School Athletes. Justin commits his life to coaching each client to BE GREAT. Movement Fitness was born out of his passion to make each person who walks in the door the very best version of themselves.
    Justin recently released "High Performance Nutrition For High School Athletes": https://a.co/d/cJR0jGN
    In this podcast, we discuss everything from developing a "Champion Mindset" to enabling behavior change to protein and hydration.
    At the end, we take some questions from the live audience, including a great one specifically about Protein intake and Osteoporosis.
    The Relationship between Prevalence of Osteoporosis and Proportion of Daily Protein Intake: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3560339/

    Watch on YouTube: https://youtu.be/PS1xxd2urfU

    • 56 min
    The Movement As Medicine Podcast - Episode 32: Jenny Gusella - The Life Of A New Gym Owner and Starting Your Own Training Facility

    The Movement As Medicine Podcast - Episode 32: Jenny Gusella - The Life Of A New Gym Owner and Starting Your Own Training Facility

    Jenny Gusella is the co-owner of Magnitude Strength & Power, a strength & conditioning facility in Norwell, Massachusetts. Prior to opening Magnitude in November 2021, Jenny spent three years training adult and youth clients out of her home gym in her garage as well as traveling to fields and practice facilities for speed clinics. Jenny's career began in public relations, where she represented companies from RSA Security to Jelly Belly to Stop & Shop Supermarkets. She graduated in 2011 from Bates College with a degree in Philosophy, and was a 400 meter runner on the Women's Track Team. During her track career, Jenny learned the importance of strength and power training for athletic development. She was taught to train via the Mike Boyle Strength & Conditioning style from her freshman year of high school and hasn't stopped since!
    Book Recommendations:
    Jenny: "The Busy Trap" - Tim Kreider (Article)
    https://archive.nytimes.com/opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/06/30/the-busy-trap/
    Kevin: "How To Fail At Almost Everything And Still Win Big" - Scott Adams
    https://www.amazon.com/How-Fail-Almost-Everything-Still/dp/1591847745/ref=asc_df_1591847745/?tag=hyprod-20&linkCode=df0&hvadid=312061076565&hvpos=&hvnetw=g&hvrand=12285696787934578127&hvpone=&hvptwo=&hvqmt=&hvdev=c&hvdvcmdl=&hvlocint=&hvlocphy=9002018&hvtargid=pla-434105675270&psc=1&tag=&ref=&adgrpid=62837065140&hvpone=&hvptwo=&hvadid=312061076565&hvpos=&hvnetw=g&hvrand=12285696787934578127&hvqmt=&hvdev=c&hvdvcmdl=&hvlocint=&hvlocphy=9002018&hvtargid=pla-434105675270

    • 1 hr
    The Movement As Medicine Podcast - Episode 31: Wes "Showdub" Showalter - How To Become A Successful Independent Contractor In The Fitness Industry

    The Movement As Medicine Podcast - Episode 31: Wes "Showdub" Showalter - How To Become A Successful Independent Contractor In The Fitness Industry

    Wes "Showdub" Showalter has had a long and winding road in the fitness industry in multiple cities, businesses, and coaching positions. Despite changing locations and taking on new challenges he has consistently developed himself into the most sought-after coach in his area time and time again. Wes combines an incredibly outgoing personality with a work ethic and great technical coaching skills that have made him indispensable wherever he coaches. In this, extremely entertaining and informative podcast, Wes shares his story and shines a light on the lessons that he has learned in his journey to become a successful independent contractor in the fitness industry.
    Book Recommendations:
    Kevin - "Destiny of the Republic: A Tale of Madness, Medicine and the Murder of a President" - Candice Millard
    Wes - "Conspiracy: Peter Thiel, Hulk Hogan, Gawker, and the Anatomy of Intrigue" - Ryan Holiday
    Watch On YouTube: https://youtu.be/vVFG7YWbuZg

    • 1 hr 6 min
    The Movement As Medicine Podcast - Episode 30: PJ Strebel of MaxWay Performance - Going From Employee To Gym Owner

    The Movement As Medicine Podcast - Episode 30: PJ Strebel of MaxWay Performance - Going From Employee To Gym Owner

    PJ Strebel is the owner of MaxWay Performance in Portsmouth, NH.In this episode, Kevin sits down with PJ to discuss his career in fitness and the evolution from Health Club coach to facility owner.

    • 1 hr 10 min
    The Movement As Medicine Podcast - Episode 29: We're Back! Status Update, Customer Service and Free Weights vs Machines

    The Movement As Medicine Podcast - Episode 29: We're Back! Status Update, Customer Service and Free Weights vs Machines

    Show Notes

    • 54 min
    The Movement As Medicine Podcast - Episode 28: Lessons From 30 Years Of Coaching w/ Scott Livingston

    The Movement As Medicine Podcast - Episode 28: Lessons From 30 Years Of Coaching w/ Scott Livingston

    Show Notes:
    Learn more about Scott
    Leave Your Mark Podcast
    Instagram
    Twitter
    LinkedIn
    Reconditioning HQ
    How much weight you can lift vs. how much you need to lift to be good at your sport
    Strength training for American Football vs. Hockey
    Understanding the demand of their/your sport
    Getting into professional sports then shifting to owning a private facility to working with olympic athletes
    Winter Spring Seminar Talk - Using Video Analysis to Inform Your Programming
    Specificity is looking at what the demands of your athlete are where you apply overload and stimulus to systems to prepare them to manage chaos
    The gym is a laboratory for experimentation
    Look for how things are connected
    How Scott got started podcasting and kept going
    Reconditioning HQ
    Book of the Week:
    Scott: Greenlights by Matthew McConaughey and The Attributes: 25 Hidden Drivers of Optimal Performance
    Kevin: The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma by Bessel A. van der Kolk

    • 58 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
16 Ratings

16 Ratings

Alex Mellin ,

Great podcast!

Kevin and Brendon provide great information in a really concise podcast. Highly recommend subscribing if you’re a performance professional.

nico10071995 ,

Great Source for Coaches

If you’re a coach, and you want to improve the quality of your coaching and training, listen to this podcast. Kevin and Brendon do a great job of diving into the hard, technical details of strength training and the soft, interpersonal skills of coaching. Awesome podcast.

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