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November 22, 2019 00:24:46

#AskAchieve 137: Sets and Reps for Fat Loss, The Best Uses for Isolation Machines, and Our Recommendations for How to Incorporate Isolation Exercises!

What's up, Achievers?! Hope you all are having a wonderful day! In our first question, we discuss what the "best" rep range for fat loss is (3:41). Then, we covered the best uses for isolation machines besides hypertrophy (16:43). Finally, we discussed the percentage of isolation vs compound movements we use when working with either a fat loss or hypertrophy goal oriented client. Our Stories that Will Make Your Heart Sing segment begins on (22:18) and the website we reference is https://www.uspsoperationsanta.com/letters. 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. High fives and positive vibes! Jason and Lauren ...

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November 15, 2019 00:27:54

#AskAchieve 136: The Importance of Inclusivity and All About Knee Pain!

What's up, Achievers?! In today's episode, we discuss the importance of inclusivity and not being exclusive or elitist in the fitness space (1:29). We then discuss strategies to stave off knee pain (9:15) especially when training for something performance related. 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. High fives and positive vibes! Jason and Lauren ...

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November 08, 2019 00:42:59

#AskAchieve 135: How to Lose Weight "Slowly"!

What's up, Achievers?! We received a question from a student named Melissa from William Patterson University, who was writing a paper for one of her classes entitled "How to Lose Weight Slowly" hence the title of our podcast. Lauren and I decided to not chat in advance before this episode and decided to see what naturally came out through conversation. We thought it came out pretty well - we hope you enjoy it! 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. High fives and positive vibes! Jason and Lauren ...

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October 22, 2019 00:20:53

#AskAchieve 134: Choosing Between Squats or Deadlifts, Things We've Changed Our Mind On, and How to Incorporate Progressive Overload while Injured!

What's up, Achievers?! In the first question, we discuss squats and deadlifts and which one each one of us would "choose" and why (4:37). Next, Lauren talks about one thing she's changed her mind on in health and fitness as we've gained more and more experience over the years (7:31). Finally, I talk about how to incorporate progressive overload into your program without necesaarily increasing weight (12:28). In our "Stories That Will Make Your Heart Sing Segment", Lauren goes over a feel good, Good Samaritan moement (18:22)! 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. High fives and positive vibes! Jason and Lauren ...

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September 26, 2019 00:32:03

#AskAchieve 133: Pull Ups + Push Ups, Back Pain During Deadlifts, and Warm Up Sets!

What's up, Achievers?! We kick things off in the episode by talking about the powerlifting meet we hosted organized by our Fitness Director, Sarah Polacco, and the Womens' Strength Coalition. Our first topic was bodyweight exercises and how to progress them like push ups and pull ups (10:55). Then, we discussed back pain during deadlifts and why it might be happening (23:04). Finally, we talked about how to approach warm up sets for your barbell lfits (26:02). Our Stories That Will Make Your Heart Sing segment starts at (30:00). 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. High fives and positive vibes! Jason and Lauren ...

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September 19, 2019 00:24:26

#AskAchieve 132: How You Know if a Program is Appropriate for You, What "Core" Means, and The Best Triceps Exercises!

What's up, Achievers?! In this episode, Lauren kicks things off by talking about the powerlifting meet we're hosting at Achieve Fitness this Sunday put on by the Womens' Strength Coalition. Our first topic is figuring out whether or not a program is appropriate for you or not (5:41). Next, we talked about what "core" actually means and what muscles trainers are referring to when they about the "core" (12:08). Then, we talked about what we think the best triceps exercises are (18:20). Our Stories That Will Make Your Heart Sing segment starts at (22:03). 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. High fives and positive vibes! Jason and Lauren ...

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