Category: Fitness Tech

The Fitness Tech Podcast #4 A Low Tech Solution for a High Tech Problem…It’s a Wrap!

Jim and Jamie talk about some winter clothing tips for getting outside when the temps drop.  We also covered a story about a Coach who saved a players life by getting help from his iPhone and then went over 10 great gifts (some high tech, some low) for the fitness fan during this holiday season.   [audio:http://theaverageguy.tv/audio/FitnessTechPodcast004F.mp3] Or Download episode (Right click, save target as)     Jim also gives some tips to keeping his cell phone protected from moisture during long runs.  It was really Jamie’s idea!  Finally we ask the question, could any good workout come from a

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The Fitness Tech Podcast #3 I’ve Got Holes in My Shoes!

Guest Jerry Wall, Project Manager at Gallup – We cover his fitness history and how he got to where is now by shedding weight and quitting smoking.  We also talk some of using social media to gather crowds to assist in fitness.  Warning! – We talk a ton about running in this podcast this week!   [audio:http://theaverageguy.tv/audio/FitnessTechPodcast003F.mp3] Or Download episode (Right click, save target as)   Omaha Corporate Cup Lincoln Marathon Facebook Page Quitnet Jerry’s Garmin 405 Garmin 305 Deal at Amazon for $119 Peak Performance Omaha Trek up the Tower Jamie and Jim also cover the Withings Wifi Scale. 

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The Fitness Tech Podcast #2 Junk Food? That’s a Great Diet!

The best thing about Show #2 is that we made it through Show #1!  Thanks to all those who took the time to download and listen to our very first Fitness Tech Podcast.  We enjoyed recording it! In Show #2, Jamie and I again talk fitness and tech.  Jamie shared a post about a guy who went on a 30 crash diet and only ate junk food.  You would think he would have gained a bunch of weight, but you will be surprised at his results!   [audio:http://theaverageguy.tv/audio/FitnessTechPodcast002F.mp3] Or Download episode (Right click, save target as) We also talked about

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Tips for a Thinner Thanksgiving

The holiday season is a time for celebration.  Year after year, most of us pack on at least a pound (some gain more) during the holidays — and keep the extra weight permanently.  Here are some tips to remember for feast day. Get Active Create a calorie deficit by exercising to burn off extra calories before you ever indulge in your favorite foods.  Enjoy the holiday by going on walks with the family.  Take a walk early in the day, before having dessert, and then again later in the day. Eat Breakfast While you might think it makes sense to

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People Who Lose Weight Successfully…

Exercise regularly Set realistic goals. When they don’t meet their goals, they learn from their experiences instead of giving up. Have social support from family, friends, coworkers, or support groups. People who complete a weight-loss program with friends or family lose more weight and are more likely to keep it off. Work on liking themselves (or already do). Are motivated to lose weight for internal reasons rather than external reasons. For example, Star used to lose weight to fit into her old size-six jeans. Now she is losing weight to improve her health. Concentrate not on the bathroom scale, but

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The Fitness Tech Podcast #1 Hints on Starting a Workout!

Jamie Eikmeier and Jim Collison talk in the first ever Fitness Tech Podcast on the Average Guy Network.  We talk about a recent article from the Gallup Management Journal on exercise, sleep and physical wellbeing.  Jamie gives some good tips on starting and maintaining a fitness program and what to eat to stay in top form. We also talk GPS watches and heart rate monitors with Jamie.  She has had some experience with the Garmin models.   [audio:http://theaverageguy.tv/audio/FitnessTechPodcast001F.mp3] Or Download episode (Right click, save target as) Gallup Management Journal http://gmj.gallup.com/content/127211/Exercise-Sleep-Physical-Wellbeing.aspx Intro and Exit Music from “Motion” by Adelaide.  Hear more

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