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Fitness Disrupted with Tom Holland

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Fitness Disrupted with Tom Holland tackles the hottest topics in exercise, nutrition and motivation, debunking the myths and misconceptions while giving actionable advice you can use right away. An internationally-recognized fitness expert, author and elite endurance athlete with three decades of experience in the fitness industry, Tom makes sense of the science so you can finally reach your fullest potential.
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In this Fitness Disrupted short, Tom uses The Delbouef Illusion to illustrate how to control portion size, and to illustrate the important role that your brain plans in your well-being. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
At the age of 47 Sally Kalksma’s world was turned upside-down: She was faced with being a widow, raising three children, going back to work full time, dealing with a recent cancer diagnosis herself, and discovering that her husband’s cancer was hereditary. Hear how Sally faced her obstacles head on, not only surviving but thriving, including becoming one of the top-ranked stair-climbing racers in the world. Prepare to be inspired by her incredible resilience, lust for life and true grit. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Listen in as Tom gives you the quick skinny on cross-training; what it is, and why it is so important to mix it up. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
For decades you have been told by doctors and coaches to ice an injury to help it heal. Cold therapy is not only recommended for trauma to soft tissue, but also post-exercise to supposedly help you recover faster for your next workout. Is that really what the science says? Hear the answer as Tom discusses the controversial topic of cold therapy with sports journalist Lindsay Berra, and learn how the doctor who coined the acronym R.I.C.E. (Rest Ice Compression Elevation) said... he was wrong! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
It is a classic subject among fitness gurus; where do fruit juices fit into a healthy diet? Do they even belong at all? After all, they are high in calories and sugar. Well, Tom gives you some reasons, backed by science, as to why you may want to incorporate real fruit juices, specifically Orange Juice, into your diet. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
In this Fitness Disrupted short, Tom gives you some of his top reasons for beginning each day with a little exercise, especially if you are struggling to fit it into your day. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Balance Training

Balance Training

2020-04-0142:12

Balance: It could be argued that it should be included as the sixth component of fitness in addition to cardiovascular endurance, muscular strength, muscular endurance, body fat composition and flexibility; and Tom makes a strong case for its inclusion to this list in this episode of Fitness Disrupted. Among other benefits, practicing and training your balancing act can help prevent injury, and challenge your mental processing skills. Listen in as Tom tells you ways in which you can incorporate balance training into your daily routine.  Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
The COVID-19 pandemic has brought with it many changes to daily life. As the realities of this challenging time hit us in the face everyday, there are adjustments that we can make in the attempt to emerge from this period stronger! In this Fitness Disrupted short, Tom extends to you, a little morsel of motivation perfect to take action on in these times. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Fresh off the publication of her magazine "Denise Austin's Fit Over 50", Tom brings the venerable fitness instructor, author and former member of The President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sport to Fitness Disrupted to share her perspective on physical fitness. Join them as they discuss their similar approaches to exercise, and listen as Denise gives you some advice you can incorporate into your day, right away! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
You exercise therefore you eat whatever you want. Not so fast! In this Fitness Disrupted short, Tom gives you some numbers that will give you a clearer perspective so that you don't but into this common fitness myth. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
In this Fitness Disrupted short, Tom gives you some practical science behind the benefits of standing up and moving around. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Top 12 Diet Mistakes

Top 12 Diet Mistakes

2020-03-2544:12

When it comes to health, there is no greater subject littered with myths and misinformation than nutrition! There are many behaviors and beliefs circulating that often prevent you from achieving both your ideal weight and optimal health. So, if you’re confused about what, when and how much you should eat because of all of that noise out there, listen in as Tom highlights a handful of the top mistakes you might be making when it comes to your diet, and how you can simply realign to live your best life. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
Body Mass Index (BMI)

Body Mass Index (BMI)

2020-03-2408:181

In this Fitness Disrupted Short, Tom explains the Body Mass Index (BMI) indicator. He tells you how you can figure out your BMI, and that while it is usually a good indicator of general fitness in this day and age, there are indeed factors that can skew the metric. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
The Power of Self Talk

The Power of Self Talk

2020-03-2341:42

An incredible connection exists between the brain and the body - Our thoughts have a profound impact on sports performance, self-confidence and much more. Learn the different categories and uses of self-talk, the science behind it and how you can harness the power of your “internal monologue” right away. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
In this Fitness Disrupted short, Tom hips you to something to look out for when seeking fitness advice online. In today's climate of social media influencers, we must be ever-vigilant in weeding out the phonies; especially when it comes to your health! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
In this Fitness Disrupted short, find out how one minute of square breathing can change your outlook! Tom walks you through this practical technique that is proven to help you shed stress and focus on the task at hand. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
To stretch or not to stretch, that is the question… You read the headlines all the time; the mixed messages about the benefits of stretching. Some claim it’s a complete waste of time, and they base that on the latest research! Is that really what the science is saying? Tom shines the light on this never-ending debate, making sense of the studies, and giving you the facts about flexibility as it applies to you! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
In this Fitness Disrupted short, Tom explains that it is a waste of time to spot reduce, and advises you what to do instead. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
The new coronavirus (COVID-19) has turned the world upside-down, affecting all aspects of our lives including our exercise routines. Should you go to the gym or work out at home? What is the connection between exercise and the immune system anyway? Can it be transmitted through sweat? Tom takes on these questions, and shares how exercise can be the best stress-reliever when the world seems out of control. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
In this Fitness Disrupted short, Tom runs through an effective 6-minute workout to mix into your routine that incorporates both strength training and cardio elements. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers
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Comments (4)

Rolf Larsson

Thx a lot for a great pod. What if you are on a LCHF diet, any suggestions? You don’t eat carbs then;-)

Mar 6th
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Gabe McKay

thank you. this episode makes me want to work on my big weakness which is flexibility.

Feb 26th
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Sonia Paget

👍🏼👍🏼👍🏼 Great show.

Feb 10th
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JD Atkins

Huh content seems good but - get to the point!!

Feb 4th
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