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January 03, 2021 00:34:37
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Take Your Ego Out of the Equation!

What's up, Achievers?! So a couple of things about this episode - first it's actually episode 156 not 155, aaaand Lauren's audio cuts out a bit for the last 2 minutes. Sorry in advance! However, the rest turned out gravy and the topic is so, so important for long term fitness success. EVERYONE has their ego wrapped up in their workouts in some capacity. Lauren and I have been trying to get out of this mindset and sometimes we can't help it either. And when our ego takes a hit, we find that we get frustrated really easily, we irrationally do things like push through pain and not listen to our bodies, and ultimately resent the process instead of enjoying it. Only by taking ego out of the equation, can one truly enjoy the process again, adopt a beginner/explorer's mindset, and get better at their craft for the long term. We hope you enjoyed this episode! If you did, we’d love you forever if you left a rating and review on iTunes - it seriously helps us out a lot! Please DM us @achievefitnessboston on Instagram if you have any questions you’d like us to answer. Until next time, sweat out; happiness in! Jason and Lauren P.S. For a list of free resources as well as more information about our in-person and virtual training services, check out this link: https://www.achievefitnessboston.com/links! ...

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December 14, 2020 00:22:04
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How to Plan Your Workouts During Busy Times!

What's up, Achievers?! We received a question from one of our RISERs asking how we go about modifying our workouts and our program during busier times. If you've been struggling at all with getting your workouts in during this time and have been discouraged about it, you should definitely check out this episode for some helpful mindset tips and workout strategies! We hope you enjoyed this episode! If you did, we’d love you forever if you left a rating and review on iTunes - it seriously helps us out a lot! Please DM us @achievefitnessboston on Instagram if you have any questions you’d like us to answer. Until next time, sweat out; happiness in! Jason and Lauren P.S. For a list of free resources as well as more information about our in-person and virtual training services, check out this link: https://www.achievefitnessboston.com/links! ...

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December 07, 2020 00:31:52
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Combating Negative Self-Talk & A Follow-Up on Pull-Ups!

What's up, Achievers?! We've got a two-parter for you all today! Part one is in regards to a series of follow-up questions we received on how to actually implement the pull-up program for our most recent episode: [How to Get Your First Pull-Up](https://achievingfitness.podiant.co/e/how-to-get-your-first-pull-up-39156ffd58566a/). That segued into Part two (16:01), which was about how to combat negative self-talk that can so easily happen at the gym. This one is applicable for **everyone** (Lauren and myself share stories as well) so we know this will help a lot of you listening! We hope you enjoyed this episode! If you did, we’d love you forever if you left a rating and review on iTunes - it seriously helps us out a lot! Please DM us @achievefitnessboston on Instagram if you have any questions you’d like us to answer. Until next time, sweat out; happiness in! Jason and Lauren P.S. For a list of free resources as well as more information about our in-person and virtual training services, check out this link: https://www.achievefitnessboston.com/links! ...

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November 30, 2020 00:43:05
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How to Get Your First Pull-Up!

What's up, Achievers?! This episode was prompted by one of our IG followers who asked us how they should train for pull-ups. From form to mindset to programming to technique, we've got you covered! As for the program, here it is written down: 1) Use a band you can perform 8 reps with. We like [Perform Better superbands](https://www.performbetter.com/First-Place-Superbands). We recommend getting a 1 3/4in, 1 1/8in, 3/4in, 1/2in if possible! Add in a 1in and 1/4in if you really want the full set! 2) Use the band you can get 8 reps with, but start at 5 reps. * Week 1: 3 sets of 5 * Week 2: 4 sets of 5 * Week 3: 5 sets of 5 * Week 4: 3 sets of 6 (deload) * Week 5: 4 sets of 6 * Week 6: 5 sets of 6 * Week 7: 3 sets of 7 (deload) * Week 8: 4 sets of 7 * Week 9: 5 sets of 7 * Week 10: 3 sets of 8 (deload0 * Week 11: 4 sets of 8 * Week 12: 5 sets of 8 3) Go down a band size (from 1 3/4in to 1 1/8in for example) * Week 13: 3 sets of 5 with the new band 4) Rinse and repeat! We hope you enjoyed this episode! If you did, we’d love you forever if you left a rating and review on iTunes - it seriously helps us out a lot! Please DM us @achievefitnessboston on Instagram if you have any questions you’d like us to answer. Until next time, sweat out; happiness in! Jason and Lauren P.S. For a list of free resources as well as more information about our in-person and virtual training services, check out this link: https://www.achievefitnessboston.com/links! ...

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November 23, 2020 00:43:18
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Tips to Modify Your Strength Workouts for Home!

What's up, Achievers?! We know that a lot of you gyms may be closing down for a second time - many of you have reached out about how to modify your strength workouts to work at home, which is why we created this podcast for you all! In this episode, we go over some tips and strategies to start working out at home , what equipment to consider buying, where to get that equipment, and how to structure your workouts if you don't have any equipment at all and still get a challenging effect! Key Links: Wrist Mobility (the first half of this video): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Grl61Eym9go Our Equipment Recommendations: [Perform Better](http://www.performbetter.com/), [Rogue Fitness](http://www.roguefitness.com/), [Kettlebell Kings](https://www.kettlebellkings.com/), [TRX](https://store.trxtraining.com/products/trx-home-gym/), [PowerBlocks](https://powerblock.com/product/pro-series-expandable/), [Bowflex](https://www.bowflex.com/selecttech/552/100131.html?cgidmaster=accessories#start=7) Our RISE and RISE Lite Program: https://shop.achievefitnessonline.com/products/rise-program Our RISE At-Home Program: https://www.achievefitnessonline.com/programs/rise-at-home We hope this episode provides some tangible information and advice for you all! We hope you enjoyed this episode! If you did, we’d love you forever if you left a rating and review on iTunes - it seriously helps us out a lot! Please DM us @achievefitnessboston on Instagram if you have any questions you’d like us to answer. Until next time, sweat out; happiness in! Jason and Lauren P.S. For a list of free resources as well as more information about our in-person and virtual training services, check out this link: https://www.achievefitnessboston.com/links! ...

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November 16, 2020 00:29:39
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How to Work Around Tendinitis and Acute Pain in the Gym!

What's up, Achievers?! This episode is all about those pesky overuse injuries and aches/pains that pop up and how to modify your program to work around them. Of course, consulting with a physical therapist is the first place to start - we can't understate how amazing it is to have a good medical professional in your corner who "gets it" and understands that functioning at a high level is important to you! We hope this episode provides some tangible information and advice for you all! We hope you enjoyed this episode! If you did, we’d love you forever if you left a rating and review on iTunes - it seriously helps us out a lot! Please DM us @achievefitnessboston on Instagram if you have any questions you’d like us to answer. Until next time, sweat out; happiness in! Jason and Lauren P.S. For a list of free resources as well as more information about our in-person and virtual training services, check out this link: https://www.achievefitnessboston.com/links! ...

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