On this episode of the SENS Fitness Podcast Jim talks with Loren Mason-Gere of Rolf Prima. The two discuss the history of Rolf Prima wheels and the wheel industry as a whole. Loren shares his insights on where the industry is headed, Rolf’s share of it, plus what consumers need to understand and research before purchasing a set of carbon wheels. To close, Jim asks Loren about his favorite Thai dishes and his tolerance level for spicy foods!
On this episode of the SENS Fitness Podcast, Karen sits down with Britt Burnham, owner of HIIIT It with Britt in Albany, NY. They discuss the path to gym ownership, the obstacles faced by starting a female-owned gym, and how the fitness space has evolved into training a professional football team. Britt provides an interactive interview with many great takeaways for nutrition and weight loss for women, men, and children.
On this episode of the SENS Fitness Podcast, Jim and Karen speak with Frank Rizzo, personal trainer and founder of The Dad Habit. Frank explains his 12-week health and fitness program specifically for fathers. He opens up about the challenges he witnessed first hand with eating habits and people he’s interacted with while working as an EMT for the FDNY, and provides actionable steps for dads looking to reclaim the fitness from their 20s.
On this episode of the SENS Fitness Podcast, Karen and Jim sit down with their first two-time guest Kristen Hislop to discuss metabolic rate testing. The discussion covers how the test works, the information it tracks, plus actionable steps you can put into practice with the results.
On this episode of The SENS Fitness Podcast Jim Gazzale interviews George LaMarche, an attorney and advocate for runners and cyclists. George discusses the rights of runners and cyclists who’ve been hit by vehicles while training, their legal recourse, tips to make sure they’re getting the most possible coverage, and things runners, cyclists, and drivers can do to avoid crashes. George also discusses the advocacy work he’s doing along with a non-profit he created to help support crash victims. Visit http://www.pedbikelaw.com/ for more information.
On this episode of The SENS Fitness Podcast, Karen & Jim speak with Aric Lemon, owner of iCryo Cryotherapy in Latham, NY about the benefits of cryotherapy for health and wellness as well as athlete recovery. Aric shares the types of clients he works with most, the services offered at his Latham, NY location plus what’s on the horizon as he gets set up open a second location in the coming weeks.
In this episode, Jim and Karen speak with Arden Martin, co-founder of The Spring Meditation in NYC. Arden and her partners are meditation teachers who specialize in Vedic meditation. Arden explains how she found meditation, a recent trip to India to study the practice, and how she educates others on the benefits and practice of Vedic. Arden also shares how her and her husband, Chris, are using elimination communication with their 7-month-old son Jesse.
Jim & Karen talk with Gene Sobol, a triathlon and running coach who has a unique approach to building the sport through affordable access to coaching and training plans. Gene talks about his triathlon background, including the obstacles he’s overcome to be successful in the sport. Plus he tells us his favorite way to recover after a long ride, his pre-race breakfast, and whether he shaves his legs or not!
Jim & Karen speak with Cory Comitale, Fitness Director at Infinity Athletics in Albany, NY. Cory operates group fitness classes where each person has their own individual program. He’s also just one of two people locally who are certified in fascial stretch therapy. We discuss this and why he feels working with an older clientele is the most rewarding.
Jim & Karen talk with Darryl Partridge, an amputee, Spartan racer, and personal trainer. Darryl explains what led to him losing his leg, how it’s reshaped his life for the better, and the ways he’s helping others in similar situations to his.
Jim & Karen discuss end of life planning with bioethics expert Dr. Benita Zahn. As well as ethics in the medical industry and how to know if your doctor has your best interests at heart.
Karen sits down with USAT coach and triathlete Kristen Hislop to discuss the Women for Tri initiative, as well as being female athletes and businesswomen.
Jim & Karen recap Jim's 31 mile charity run on his birthday with explanation of his nutrition strategy, mental training, and his finish line emotions.
We recap the Ragnar Relay, a 193.1 mile journey from Saratoga Springs, NY to Lake Placid, NY and interview the runners from Van #1.
In our first episode we introduce ourselves, discuss triathlon, nutrition, Jim’s weight loss transformation, and goal setting.