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Addicted To Fitness Podcast

Commentary on current nutrition research, fitness product reviews, and interviews with professionals in the field of health and wellness. All that and more, every week, on the Addicted to Fitness podcast. If you'd like to learn more about Elemental Training Tampa, check us out on Facebook (facebook.com/ElementalTampa), Instagram & Twitter (@ETTampa) or head to elementaltampa.com. Music courtesy of Music ⓒ - Twin Musicom (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=THZbmNwZMHs)
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Sep 17, 2018

This week's Addicted to Fitness features a very unique conversation with a familiar health & fitness professional. Dr. Glenn Livingston returns to the podcast to coach Nick through setting specific food rules designed to help him eliminate unhealthy eating habits and improve all aspects of his life. If you'd like more information from Dr. Glenn Livingston including a free digital download of his book Never Binge Again, visit his website neverbingeagain.com and follow him on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/NeverBingeAgain/. Check out addictedtofitnesspodcast.com for additional information on the topics discussed in this week's episode.

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Sep 10, 2018

This week's Addicted to Fitness podcast discusses a pair of health pandemics that are currently on the rise. Nick and Shannon comment on the rising inactivity levels worldwide and why certain STDs are more prevalent than they've ever been in the United States. Check out addictedtofitnesspodcast.com for additional information on the topics discussed in this week's episode.

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Sep 3, 2018

This episode of Addicted to Fitness features an interview with chief marketing officer for Omax Health, Evan Demarco. Nick and Evan discuss Tough Mudders, prenatal vitamins and importance of quality omega fatty acid supplements to everyday well-being. If you'd like to learn more about Omax Health products, visit their website omaxhealth.com and follow them on Instagram, Facebook & Twitter @omaxhealth. Check out addictedtofitnesspodcast.com for additional information on the topics discussed in this week's episode.

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Aug 27, 2018

Addicted to Fitness is always examining the latest fitness trends and on this week's episode they tackle HILIT workouts. Nick and Shannon describe & provide examples of HILIT (high intensity low impact training) workouts along with sharing ideas on how you can take advantage of FREE fitness opportunities. Check out addictedtofitnesspodcast.com for additional information on the topics discussed in this week's episode.

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Aug 20, 2018

This week's Addicted to Fitness features an old school episode from when the podcast was known as the ETT Wrap Show. Former cohost Tyler gives the play-by-play of Nick’s attempt to burn off the calories contained in several girl scout cookies in the shortest time possible using battle ropes & bodyweight squats. Check out addictedtofitnesspodcast.com for additional information on the topics discussed in this week's episode.

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Aug 13, 2018

This episode of Addicted to Fitness features an interview former pro football player and Under Armour master trainer, Trevor Anderson. Nick and Trevor discuss the importance of proper movement to sports performance, new exercise recovery tools and how being impulsive can help improve your fitness. If you'd like to learn more about Trevor, visit his websites bettereveryday.me and bettereverydayorlando.com. You should also follow him on Instagram and Twitter at @ta2claps. Check out addictedtofitnesspodcast.com for additional information on the topics discussed in this week's episode.

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Aug 6, 2018

Nick and Shannon definitely take liberties with the term healthy on this week's Addicted to Fitness podcast. They taste test 3 sweet treats that market themselves as healthier alternatives to their less wholesome, highly processed snack equivalents. Check out addictedtofitnesspodcast.com for additional information on the topics discussed in this week's episode.

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Jul 30, 2018

This episode of Addicted to Fitness features an interview with veteran psychologist and author, Dr. Glenn Livingston. Nick and Dr. Livingston discuss the food industry's role is food addiction, how the human brain negatively or positively affects food choices and 4 food rules that can help you avoid binge eating the rest of your life. If you'd like more information from Dr. Glenn Livingston including a free digital download of his book Never Binge Again, visit his website neverbingeagain.com and follow him on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/NeverBingeAgain/. Check out addictedtofitnesspodcast.com for additional information on the topics discussed in this week's episode.

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Jul 23, 2018

Nick and Shannon discuss another popular dietary topic on this week's Addicted to Fitness podcast. They provide detailed descriptions of the different types of fasting and how it may improve the health of all individuals, especially those with metabolic syndromes like type 2 diabetes and obesity. Check out addictedtofitnesspodcast.com for additional information on the topics discussed in this week's episode.

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Jul 16, 2018

This episode of Addicted to Fitness features an interview with VP of Business Development for Probalance Protein Water, Paul Harris. Nick and Paul discuss Protein Water's special protein blend, the detrimental effects of artificial sweeteners and which ingredients set Protein Water apart from other beverages in the sports hydration market. If you'd like to learn more about Probalance Protein Water, visit their website theproteinwater.com and follow them on Instagram & Facebook @theproteinwater. Check out addictedtofitnesspodcast.com for additional information on the topics discussed in this week's episode.

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Jul 9, 2018

You're going to want your note taking supplies ready when you listen to this week's Addicited to Fitness podcast. Shannon and Nick discuss how food manufacturers hide sugar on their product labels and provide a Reader's Digest version of the Keto diet. Check out addictedtofitnesspodcast.com for additional information on the topics discussed in this week's episode.

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Jul 2, 2018

Nick and Shannon display their patriotism with a Fourth of July edition of the Macros game on this week's Addicted to Fitness podcast. The hosts test each other's nutritional knowledge on red, white and blue foods and discuss the Environmental Working Group's 2018 Dirty Dozen & Clean Fifteen produce lists. Check out addictedtofitnesspodcast.com for additional information on the topics discussed in this week's episode.

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Jun 25, 2018

This week's episode of Addicted to Fitness features possibly the most hippie dippy health & wellness topic ever explored on the podcast. Nick and Shannon discuss lesser known non dairy milk alternatives and taste test homemade hemp & sunflower milk. Check out addictedtofitnesspodcast.com for additional information on the topics discussed in this week's episode.

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Jun 18, 2018

This week's Addicted to Fitness podcast addresses the delicate mental health subject of suicide. Nick and Shannon share their personal experience with this complex mental health issue in addition to alarming statistics on suicide in the U.S. Check out addictedtofitnesspodcast.com for additional information on the topics discussed in this week's episode.

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Jun 11, 2018

This episode of Addicted to Fitness features an interview with the owner & CEO of Diamond Physique Personal Training and Stick Mobility Co-founder, Dennis Dunphy. Nick and Dennis discuss the origins of Stick Mobility, the importance of grip strength to overall stability and the difference between bad movements and unprepared movements. If you'd like to connect with Dennis, visit the Stick Mobility website stickmobility.com or email him at dennis@stickmobility.com. Check out addictedtofitnesspodcast.com for additional information on the topics discussed in this week's episode.

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Jun 4, 2018

This week's Addicted to Fitness features an old school episode from when the podcast was known as the ETT Wrap Show. Nick and Shannon discuss why we celebrate Memorial Day and share suggestions on how to eat & drink healthy at the many cookouts you'll attend this summer. Check out addictedtofitnesspodcast.com for additional information on the topics discussed in this week's episode.

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May 28, 2018

This week's episode features the fitness journey of the Addicted to Fitness podcast's female voice. Shannon describes how her athletic parents inspire her to attempt & pursue a host of training modalities including gymnastics, yoga, cheerleading and even Tae Bo. Check out addictedtofitnesspodcast.com for additional information on the topics discussed in this week's episode.

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May 21, 2018

This week's Addicted to Fitness highlights the medicinal properties of certain mushrooms and herbs. Nick and Shannon taste test a pair of Four Sigmatic superfood mushroom beverages and describe how the adaptogens they contain can relieve the stress you experience on a day to day basis. Check out addictedtofitnesspodcast.com for additional information on the topics discussed in this week's episode.

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May 14, 2018

This episode of Addicted to Fitness features an interview with the founder of the Punchology training system Paul Simpson. Nick and Paul discuss the emotional benefits of boxing, how quickly kids can absorb combat sports training and how everyone has a "puncher's personality". If you'd like to connect with Paul, visit his website punchology.com or email him at paul@punchology.com. Check out addictedtofitnesspodcast.com for additional information on the topics discussed in this week's episode.

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May 7, 2018

Anyone that dines out on a regular basis will definitely want to check out this week's Addicted to Fitness podcast. Nick and Shannon share their tips on everything from menu research to drink selection for individuals trying maintain their healthy eating habits while dining out. Check out addictedtofitnesspodcast.com for additional information on the topics discussed in this week's episode.

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Apr 30, 2018

This week's Addicted to Fitness podcast examines the common, yet often undiagnosed, health disorder postpartum anxiety. Both Nick and Shannon share which aspects of being new parents have caused the most stress and how they managed to deal with those emotions. Check out addictedtofitnesspodcast.com for additional information on the topics discussed in this week's episode.

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Apr 23, 2018

This episode of Addicted to Fitness features an interview with certified personal trainer & Yamuna body rolling practitioner Emily Stein. Nick and Emily discuss how to keep your feet in shape, the benefits of dynamic stretching over static stretching and how Yamuna body rolling differs from foam rolling. If you'd like to connect with Emily, visit her website rollforfitness.com or email her at emily@rollforfitness.com. Check out addictedtofitnesspodcast.com for additional information on the topics discussed in this week's episode.

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Apr 16, 2018

Superfoods are the primary subject matter of this episode of the Addicted to Fitness podcast. Nick and Shannon give their opinions on the new cancer warning mandate for California coffee providers and share a list of new superfoods you'll probably see trending in 2018. Check out addictedtofitnesspodcast.com for additional information on the topics discussed in this week's episode.

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Apr 12, 2018

This episode of Addicted to Fitness features an interview with Yoga instructor & world traveler Lauren Shuster. Nick asks Lauren about teaching yoga to children & adolescents, bungee jumping in New Zealand and how to be the author of your own life. You can view more content from Lauren at loelizabeth.com and on Instagram (@loelizabethblog). Check out elementaltampa.com for additional information on the topics discussed in this week's episode.

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Apr 9, 2018

This week's Addicted to Fitness is a special "on the road" episode. Nick and Shannon discuss what preventative methods their taking to keep themselves, and their baby, healthy while traveling for a recent holiday. Check out elementaltampa.com for additional information on the topics discussed in this week's episode.

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Apr 5, 2018

This episode of Addicted to Fitness features an interview with Navy veteran & Operation Enduring Warrior athlete Kyle Alexander. Nick asks Kyle about working out while on deployment, his most challenging obstacle course race experience and the mission of the Operation Enduring Warrior charity. If you'd like to learn more about Kyle and Operation Enduring Warrior, follow him on Instagram (@kyle_donald_alexander) and visit their website enduringwarrior.org. Check out elementaltampa.com for additional information on the topics discussed in this week's episode.

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Apr 2, 2018

This episode of Addicted to Fitness features updates and unboxings. Nick and Shannon share a quick recap of their first 6 months of parenting & its effects on their health and fitness. They also perform another unboxing, this time of Shannon's FabFitFun subscription box. Check out elementaltampa.com for additional information on the topics discussed in this week's episode.

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Mar 29, 2018

This episode of Addicted to Fitness features an interview with clinical psychologist & relationship counselor Dr. Nydia Conrad. Nick asks Dr. Conrad about prescribing exercise to treat anxiety, the importance of healthy relationships and the steps you can take to change an unproductive mindset. If you'd like to speak with Dr. Conrad, you can contact her through her profile on psychologytoday.com or reach out to her on Twitter (@Dr_N_Conrad). Check out elementaltampa.com for additional information on the topics discussed in this week's episode.

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Mar 26, 2018

Find out what you get when you mix the paleo diet with the vegan diet on this week's Addicted to Fitness podcast. Nick and Shannon describe the "Pegan" diet and discuss the benefits of this hybrid approach to nutrition. Check out elementaltampa.com for additional information on the topics discussed in this week's episode.

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Mar 22, 2018

This episode of Addicted to Fitness features an interview with personal trainer, certified Precision Nutrition coach and Stick Mobility & FRC specialist Alexis Rivera. Nick asks Alexis about his experience with weight loss & weight gain, the importance of mobility to overall health and the benefits of going vegan once a week. If you want to more content from Alexis, follow him on Instagram @the_holistic_hipster and check out elementaltampa.com for additional information on the topics discussed in this week's episode.

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Mar 19, 2018

This week's Addicted to Fitness podcast features two subjects the hosts love talking about: supplements and boobies. Nick and Shannon describe the new shipment of customized supplements they received from Care/of and taste test cookies that claim to help with the production of breast milk. Check out elementaltampa.com for additional information on the topics discussed in this week's episode.

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Mar 12, 2018

This week's Addicted to Fitness focuses on the severity of the most recent flu season. Nick and Shannon share several alarming statistics about this year's flu and provide numerous non-prescription methods you can employ to avoid catching the flu in the future. Check out elementaltampa.com for additional information on the topics discussed in this week's episode.

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Mar 5, 2018

It's time for the annual Girl Scout Cookie Challenge on the Addicted to Fitness podcast. This year Shannon is charged with the task of seeing how fast she can work off the calories contained in three cookies. Like & follow the Addicted to Fitness Podcast Facebook page (Facebook.com/addictedtofitnesspodcast) to see video from this year's challenge. You can also visit elementaltampa.com for additional information on the topics discussed in this week's episode.

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Feb 26, 2018

This week's Addicted to Fitness features a conversation with the mobility experts from Movement Upgraded, Dr. Ryan & Jen Hosler. Nick and Shannon have an in-depth discussion with the movement specialists about the origins of their practice, the importance of trainers focusing on their clients' goals and why mobility is important for more than just exercise. If you want to learn more Movement Upgraded, visit their website movementupgraded.com and follow them on Instagram (@movementupgraded). You can also visit elementaltampa.com for additional information on the topics discussed in this week's episode.

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Feb 19, 2018

Valentine's Day has come and gone, but this week's Addicted to Fitness is full of sweet & sexy health info you can use throughout the year. Nick & Shannon do a blind taste test of a popular candy and it's Atkins brand knock-off and play an aphrodisiac filled edition of the Macros nutritional trivia game. Check out elementaltampa.com for additional information on the topics discussed in this week's episode.

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Feb 12, 2018

This week's Adidicted to Fitness features an in-depth look at the health benefits of mediation. Nick and Shannon discuss the science-based advantages of mediating and review the popular mediation smartphone app, headspace. Check out elementaltampa.com for additional information on the topics discussed in this week's episode.

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Feb 5, 2018

This week's Addicted to Fitness takes an in-depth look at the scientifically supported health benefits of regular sauna use. Nick and Shannon share the latest research on how spending time in saunas can improve cardiorespiratory fitness, muscle growth, brain function and longevity. Check out elementaltampa.com for additional information on the topics discussed in this week's episode.

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Jan 29, 2018

This week's Addicted to Fitness features an interview with author, podcaster and blogger Lawrence Neal. Nick asks Lawrence about his fitness epiphany, the best way to lose fat and how high intensity training can optimize your time in & out of the gym. If you want to hear & read more content from Lawrence head to corporatewarrior.org and check out elementaltampa.com for additional information on the topics discussed in this week's episode.

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Jan 22, 2018

This week's Addicted to Fitness podcast will entertain both the fitness fanatic & tech geek. On this episode, Nick and Shannon discuss the health & wellness electronics that made their debut at this year's Consumer Electronics Show (CES). Check out elementaltampa.com for additional information on the topics discussed in this week's episode.

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Jan 15, 2018

Addicted to Fitness frequently examines the latest health trends and this week they have a doozy. Nick and Shannon discuss the alleged benefits & dangerous potential consequences of drinking unpurified spring water, also known as raw water, on this week's podcast. Check out elementaltampa.com for additional information on the topics discussed in this week's episode.

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Jan 8, 2018

We reach way back into the ETT Wrap Show vault once again for this week's Addicted to Fitness podcast. This week's throwback episode features the very first podcast produced by Nick and his former cohost Tyler. They discuss the inception of Nick's fitness obsession and how it translates to training for his clients. Check out elementaltampa.com for additional information on the topics discussed in this week's episode.

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Jan 1, 2018

This week's episode of Addicted to Fitness features a few bold health predictions about the new year. Nick and Shannon share which health trends they believe will be "all the rage" in 2018. Don't forget to check out elementaltampa.com for additional information about the topics discussed in this week's episode. 

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Dec 25, 2017

On this week's Addicted to Fitness, Nick and Shannon take a look back on the year that was for the podcast. They feature highlights from episodes containing interviews, taste tests and product reviews to give new and old listeners a sample of how the podcast has evolved in the past year. Make sure to check out the show notes at elementaltampa.com for additional information about the topics mentioned in this episode.

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Dec 18, 2017

This week's episode of Addicted to Fitness features a twist on the standard health related New Year's Resolution. Nick and Shannon will explain why they'll be quitting, opposed to initiating, 12 supposed "healthy habits" in 2018. Don't forget to check out elementaltampa.com for additional information about the topics discussed in this week's episode. 

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Dec 11, 2017

This week's Addicted to Fitness has a very maternal theme. Nick and Shannon discuss several specific exercise benefits for mothers and outline the upcoming FIT MOMS program at Nick's home gym, Tampa Strength. If you're a mom in the Tampa Bay Area and are interested in taking ownership of your fitness in 2018, please visit tampafitmoms.com. Don't forget to check out elementaltampa.com for additional information about the topics discussed in this week's episode. 

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Dec 4, 2017

On this week's Addicted to Fitness, Shannon and Nick explore the different varieties of meal prep delivery services. They also review meals from Tampa based meal prep company Food4Thought_F4T. If you'd like to learn more about Food4Thought_F4T, visit their website food4thoughtf4t.com. Check out elementaltampa.com for additional information about the topics discussed in this week's episode. 

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Nov 27, 2017

This week's Addicted to Fitness features an interview with clinical hypnotherapist & owner of Essential Balance Holistic Wellness Center in Tampa, Florida, Hayden Sutherland. Nick asks Hayden about his recent experience at a Tony Robbins seminar, the misconceptions associated with hypnotherapy and how changing your unconscious mind can drastically improve your health. If you want to learn more about Hayden and his facility, visit essentialbalancetampa.com. You can also visit elementaltampa.com for additional information on the topics discussed in this week's episode

 

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Nov 20, 2017

We reach back into the ETT Wrap Show vault once again for this week's Addicted to Fitness podcast. Former cohost Tyler Knox and Nick discuss the premier running venue in Tampa, the UFC and how different body types can effect how a squat is performed. They spend the remainder of the episode answering several……interesting health questions from listeners. Check out elementaltampa.com for additional information on the topics discussed in this week's episode.

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Nov 13, 2017

Everyone's favorite nutritional trivia game returns on this week's Addicted to Fitness. Shannon and Nick test each others knowledge of the macronutrient (protein, carbs, fat) content of common Thanksgiving Day food items. Make sure you check out elementaltampa.com for additional information about the topics discussed in this week's episode. 

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Nov 6, 2017

On this week's Addicted to Fitness, Shannon provides a thorough review of one of the newest fitness trackers to hit the market, the Apple Watch Series 3. Nick and Shannon also discuss a recent study on the alarming increase in the worldwide childhood obesity rates over the last 40 years. Check out elementaltampa.com for additional information about the topics discussed in this week's episode.

 

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Oct 30, 2017

This week's Addicted to Fitness podcast discusses a health topic that evokes a wide range of emotions in those affected by it. Being that October is Miscarriage & Infant Loss Awareness Month, Shannon and Nick share their miscarriage experience with the hope of reducing the  stigma associated with it. Check out elementaltampa.com for additional information about the topics discussed in this week's episode.

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Oct 23, 2017

This week's Addicted to Fitness focuses on the importance of gut health. Nick and Shannon provide current research on the definition, cause and symptoms of "leaky gut" and discuss the benefits of adding probiotic supplements & foods to your diet. Don't forget to checkout elementaltampa.com for additional information about the topics discussed in this week's episode. Like & follow the Addicted to Fitness Podcast Facebook page and please rate, review and share the podcast.

 

Oct 16, 2017

On this week's Addicted to Fitness, Nick and Shannon recap the birth of their first child. They also discuss how the 2017 Nobel Prize for Medicine relates to bringing home a newborn. Make sure you check out elementaltampa.com for additional information about the topics discussed in this week's episode. Like & follow the Addicted to Fitness Podcast Facebook page and please rate, review and share the podcast.

Oct 9, 2017

Author, podcaster and MMA gym owner & coach Dr. L.A. Jennings returns to the Addicted to Fitness podcast. Nick and L.A. discuss her venture into podcasting, the importance of the Mayweather-McGregor fight and possible solutions to corruption in combat sports. If you'd like to hear more from L.A., check out her podcast The Warm-up in iTunes and/or her book She's A Knockout: A History of Women in Fighting Sports. Make sure you head to elementaltampa.com for additional information on the topics discussed in this episode. Like & follow the Addicted to Fitness Podcast Facebook page and please rate, review and share the podcast.

Oct 2, 2017

To eat gluten-free or to not eat gluten-free, that is the question addressed on this week's episode. Nick and Shannon analyze the pros and cons of the gluten-free diet and share a list of gluten-free grain substitutes. Make sure you check out elementaltampa.com for additional information about the topics discussed in this week's episode and please give the podcast a rating and review on iTunes or the Addicted to Fitness Facebook page.

Sep 25, 2017

We open the ETT Wrap Show vault once again for this week's episode. Nick and former cohost Tyler discuss jiujitsu, Conor McGregor and the nutritional superiority of grass-fed beef. Head to elementaltampa.com for additional information on the topics mentioned in this episode and please rate, review and share the podcast. Original air date March 14th, 2016.

Sep 18, 2017

The importance of protein is definitely the underlying theme of this week's Addicted to Fitness. Shannon and Nick discuss the protein filled items they bought for their hurricane kit and taste test two newfangled protein supplements. Make sure you check out elementaltampa.com for additional information about the topics discussed in this week's episode and please give us a rating and review on iTunes or the Addicted to Fitness Facebook page.

Sep 13, 2017

Hurricane Irma prevented the release of Addicted to Fitness' health centric episode this week, but Nick & Shannon wanted to let listeners know their post hurricane status. They discuss storm preparation, emotional eating and several ways you can help Hurricane Irma victims. Check out elementaltampa.com for additional information on the topics discussed in this episode, including ways you can donate to the Hurricane Irma relief fund. Please rate, review and share the podcast.

Sep 4, 2017

This week's Addicted to Fitness is dedicated to a pair of recent boxing events. Nick critiques the Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor fight as well as the celebrity boxing match between Elemental Training Tampa client Anthony "Spanish" Polichemi and former NFL pro Martin Gramatica. Check out elementaltampa.com for additional information about the topics discussed in this episode. Please head to the iTunes store and give the ATF podcast a rating & review.

Aug 28, 2017

This week's Addicted to Fitness features an interview and workout with the founders of the Seminole Heights Athletic Center, Marlo & Karen Tamayo. Marlo & Karen share their own personal fitness jouneys and explain how a workout group that started in their garage turned into all-inclusive community fitness center. If you'd like to learn more about the Seminole Heights Athletic Center you can visit shathleticcenter.com or check them out on Facebook. Don't forget to head to elementaltampa.com for additional information on the topics discussed in this week's episode. Please rate, review and share the podcast.

Aug 21, 2017

This week's Addicted to Fitness takes a closer look at the relationship between nutrition and postpartum depression. Nick and Shannon discuss the hormonal reasons for the baby blues and list which foods may help mitigate the symptoms. Check out elementaltampa.com for additional information about the topics discussed in this episode and email Nick at elementaltampa@gmail.com if you're interested in online personal training with ETT. Please rate, review and share the podcast.

Aug 14, 2017

This week's Addicted to Fitness features an interview with lifelong martial artist & founder of Amir Academy of Martial Arts in Saint Petersburg, Florida, Amir Ardebily. Nick asks Amir about martial arts training in Iran, immigrating to the U.S. during wartime and how Bruce Lee shaped his teaching approach. If you want to learn more about Amir, visit his academy's website amiracademy.com. You can also visit elementaltampa.com for additional information on the topics discussed in this week's episode and please vote for Addicted to Fitness as the "best local podcast" in the Best of the Bay contest at cltampabay.com. Don't forget to rate, review and share the podcast.

Aug 7, 2017

On this week's Addicted to Fitness, Shannon and Nick taste test 3 different "naturally" flavored zero calorie beverages. They also discuss their recent experiences assisting in two very different group training scenarios. Check out elementaltampa.com for additional information about the topics discussed in this episode and please vote for Addicted to Fitness as the "best local podcast" in the Best of the Bay contest at cltampabay.com. Don't forget to rate, review and share the podcast.

Jul 31, 2017

Social media is full of pictures and articles lately about the benefits of items made with charcoal. Nick and Shannon analyze several categories that advertise the benefits of activated charcoal to determine if their health claims are legitimate or not. They also discuss the op-ed piece about the American Heart Association's recent advisory against saturated fats from investigative journalist Nina Teicholz. Check out elementaltampa.com for additional information about the topics discussed in this episode and please vote for Addicted to Fitness as the "best local podcast" in the Best of the Bay contest at cltampabay.com. Don't forget to rate, review and share the podcast.

Jul 24, 2017

This week's Addicted to Fitness takes an in-depth look into liquid calories. Nick and Shannon share the positive & negative aspects of juicing and discuss whether or not moderate alcohol consumption can provide any health benefits. Check out elementaltampa.com for additional information about the topics discussed in this episode and take advantage of Elemental Training Tampa's free fitness consultation offer by emailing Nick at elementaltampa@gmail.com. Don't forget to please rate, review and share the podcast.

Jul 17, 2017

Opening up the ETT Wrap Show vault once again for this week's Addicted to Fitness podcast. Shannon and Nick talk about their date night at a UFC event and how podcast listeners like their eggs. Check out elementaltampa.com for additional information on the topics mentioned in this week's episode and please rate, review and share the podcast. You can also provide feedback and/or schedule a free fitness consultation by sending an email to elementaltampa@gmail.com. Original air date April 18, 2016.

Jul 10, 2017

This week's Addicted to Fitness podcast features an interview with author, motivational speaker and popular YouTube personality Jaret Grossman. Nick and Jaret discuss the development of the Muscle Prodigy fitness brand, how wrestling shaped Jaret's work ethic and what to look for when searching for a life coach. You can learn more about Jaret Grossman by visiting jaretgrossman.com or mp45.com. Additional links for Jaret and the other topics discussed in this episode will be in the show notes at elementaltampa.com. Please rate, review and share the podcast and email Nick at elementaltampa@gmail.com to schedule your free fitness consultation. 

Jul 3, 2017

That's right, your favorite nutritional trivia game is back with a special Independence Day edition. Nick and Shannon test each other's nutritional knowledge of foods popular in 1776 and discuss the recent USA Today article about coconut oil. Check out elementaltampa.com for additional information about the topics discussed in this episode and take advantage of Elemental Training Tampa's free fitness consultation offer by emailing elementaltampa@gmail. Don't forget to please rate, review and share the podcast.

Jun 26, 2017

This week's Addicted to Fitness podcast is all about food! Nick and Shannon discuss the top 10 dietary sources of iron and give their review of meals from Tampa based meal prep company Metabology. If live in the Tampa area, and are interested in learning more about Metabology's meal prep service, visit metabology.co and follow @metabology on Facebook and Instagram. Also check out elementaltampa.com for additional information on the topics mentioned in this episode.

Jun 19, 2017

This week's Addicted to Fitness is "on-location" for Nick's first Dexafit DXA body composition scan. The operator of Dexafit Tampa joins Nick to explain how the DXA scan can tell you the amount of fat, lean mass and bone you have with 98-99% accuracy. If you're interested in learning more about Dexafit's services, visit dexafit.com and/or follow @dexafittampa on Facebook and Instragram. Don't forget to check out elementaltampa.com for additional information on the topics mentioned in this episode including Dexafit Tampa's "Commit to Fit" summer challenge.

Jun 12, 2017

Former Addicted to Fitness cohost, Tyler, joins the podcast to talk about how becoming a dad affects your fitness. Tyler and the dad to be, Nick discuss sleep deprivation, Foundation training and how having a newborn can impact your diet. Check out elementaltampa.com for additional information on the topics discussed in this week's episode and make sure to follow Tyler (@tallblondemonsta) on Instagram. Please rate, review and share the podcast.

Jun 5, 2017

This week's Addicted to Fitness podcast features an interview with strength coach & educator Steve "Coach Fury" Holiner. Nick and Coach Fury discuss kettlebell training, the benefits of working with a sandbag, Vin Diesel movies and the Coach's "Die Mighty" mission statement. You can learn more about Coach Fury by visiting his website coachfury.com. Additional links for Coach Fury and the other topics discussed in this week's episode will be in the show notes at elementaltampa.com. Please rate, review and share the podcast.

May 29, 2017

This Addicted to Fitness episode debuts on Memorial Day, which is considered by most to be the unofficial start to summer. With that in mind, Shannon and Nick share several reasons why it's important to eat seasonal produce and which seasons you can expect to see certain items. Check out elementaltampa.com for additional information on the topics discussed in this week's episode. Please rate, review and share the podcast.

May 22, 2017

This week's Addicted to Fitness definitely has a theme. Nick and Shannon share the health & fitness lessons their moms bestowed upon them and they reveal the biggest announcement in the history of the podcast. Make sure you head to elementaltampa.com for additional information on topics mentioned in this episode and please rate, review and share the podcast. 

May 15, 2017

This week's Addicted to Fitness podcast features an interview with the CEO & Founder of the organic grocery delivery service Growing Rootz, Carlen Garmon. Nick and Carlen discuss holistic health coaching, controlling health conditions with whole foods and how fitness competitions could cause emotional eating. You can learn more about Carlen by visiting facebook.com/growingrootzmama and if you live in the Tampa Bay Area, you can purchase products from Carlen at growingrootz.net. Additional information including links to learn more Carlen will be up on the show notes at elementaltampa.com. Please rate, review and share the podcast.

May 8, 2017

The 50th episode of Addicted to Fitness focuses on different methods you can use to increase your longevity. Nick and Shannon discuss how core training, collagen, walks in the woods and other often overlooked practices can help add years to your life. Check out elementaltampa.com for additional information on the topics mentioned in this week's episode and please rate, review and share the podcast.

May 1, 2017

On this week's Addicted to Fitness, Nick recaps his recent trip to see a functional medicine practitioner and Shannon describes the origin of "unicorn" foods. After discussing where unicorn foods came from, Nick and Shannon discuss how the unicorn frappuccino isn't the most unhealthy thing Starbucks has ever sold. Head on over to elementaltampa.com for additional information on topics mentioned in this episode and please rate, review and share the podcast. 

Apr 24, 2017

Opening up the ETT Wrap Show vault once again for this week's Addicted to Fitness podcast. Shannon and Nick discuss biking around Key West and training for an upcoming obstacle course race. This throwback episode also includes Shannon trying Exo cricket flour protein bars for the first time. Check out elementaltampa.com for additional information on the topics mentioned in this week's episode and please rate, review and share the podcast. Original air date May, 9th 2016.

Apr 17, 2017

On this week's Addicted to Fitness, Nick and Shannon discuss their respective experiences with two different types of allergy testing. They also review an annual report that ranks the produce with the highest and lowest pesticide contamination. Make sure to check out the show notes on elementaltampa.com for additional information on topics discussed in this episode. We'd also appreciate it if you rate, review and share the podcast. Send any feedback you have about this or any episode to elementaltampa@gmail.com.

Apr 10, 2017

In an attempt to answer a listener's question about the recent "bulletproof coffee" phenomenon, Nick and Shannon taste and discuss the pros and cons of 4 different types of fattened coffee drinks on this week's Addicted to Fitness podcast. Head on over to elementaltampa.com for additional information on topics discussed in this week's episode and please rate, review and share the podcast.

Apr 3, 2017

This week's Addicted to Fitness podcast features and interview with Juice Plus+ Sales coordinator Elise Rosato-Devin. Nick and Elise discuss Pure Barre training, spinning, fitness competition and how Juice Plus is trying to provide adults and children with a legitimate whole food supplement. You can learn more about Elise by visiting elise1.juiceplus.com and if you live in the Tampa Bay Area, you can take one of her spin classes at Soho Cycling. Additional information including links to learn more about Elise will be up on the show notes at elementaltampa.com. Please rate, review and share the podcast.

Mar 27, 2017

On this week's Addicted to Fitness podcast, Shannon and Nick give their definition of "crutch" foods and describe how they can be detrimental to your diet. They also discuss a recent article from Martha Stewart Living on the benefits of eating a diet consisting of more whole, seasonal ingredients. Head on over to elementaltampa.com for additional information on the topics mentioned in this episode and please rate, review and share the podcast.

Mar 20, 2017

It's back! For the second year in a row, Nick discovers how long it takes to burn off the calories contained in several Girl Scout cookies. Shannon does the play-by-play while Nick feverishly works out in an attempt to beat last year's time. Check out episode 6 of Addicted to Fitness to hear last year's challenge then head to elementaltampa.com for this week's show notes. Please rate, review and share the podcast.

Mar 13, 2017

Ever wonder what's the best time of day to workout? Nick and Shannon make their case for morning exercise on this week's Addicted to Fitness podcast. They also get into intermittent fasting, pro-inflammatory foods and Nick explains why he thinks Oprah is a walking contradiction. Head on over to elementaltampa.com for additional information on the topics mentioned in this episode and please rate, review and share the podcast.

Mar 6, 2017

We find out on this week's Addicted to Fitness podcast that yoga training is a lot like Fight Club. Even though she can't give Nick too many details, Shannon shares how her first yoga training weekend went and what she's looking forward to at the next one. They also talk about running, Facebook Live workouts and exercises for people with knee pain. Don't forget to head to elementaltampa.com for additional information on the topics mentioned in this episode and please rate, review and share the podcast.

Feb 27, 2017

If you've yet to use google to translate the title of this episode, this week's Addicted to Fitness was recorded during a recent trip to Mexico. Nick and Shannon talk about 30 day challenges, couples massage and the difference between cryotherapy and chiropractors. Head on over to elementaltampa.com for additional information on the topics mentioned in this episode and please rate, review and share the podcast.

Feb 20, 2017

Coffee lovers, hemp advocates and everyone in between will love this week's episode of the Addicted to Fitness podcast. Shannon and Nick have an in-depth conversation with the creators of a innovative ground coffee blend that incorporates the nutritional benefits of both coffee and hemp. If you are interested in learning more about the Hemp & Coffee Exchange visit hempcoffeeexchange.com/ and/or follow @thcexchange on Instagram. Don't forget to head to elementaltampa.com for additional information on the topics mentioned in this episode and please rate, review and share the podcast.

Feb 13, 2017

Nick and Shannon are off enjoying a little Mexican vacation but didn't want to leave you all without your weekly dose of the Addicted to Fitness podcast. This throwback episode features discussions about mudruns, cricket flour and gut health. They also read responses from listeners about their preferred protein choices. Head on over to elementaltampa.com for additional information on the topics mentioned in this episode and please rate, review and share the podcast. Original air date April 8th, 2016.

Feb 6, 2017

This week's episode features the return of everyone's favorite nutritional trivia game, The Macros Game. Play along with Nick and Shannon as they test each others nutritional knowledge of items they picked up on a recent trip to the grocery store. Don't forget to check out the show notes at elementaltampa.com to learn more about the topics discussed in this week's episode and please rate, review and share the podcast.

Jan 30, 2017

On this week's Addicted to Fitness podcast, Nick and Shannon share which smartphone apps they find most beneficial when it comes to health and fitness. They also list and describe several other health and fitness apps provided by listeners. Make sure to check out the show notes at elementaltampa.com to learn more about the apps mentioned in this episode and please rate, review and share the podcast.

Jan 23, 2017

On this week's Addicted to Fitness podcast, Shannon and Nick explore the benefits of heart rate training and provide a review of the Fit Bit Charge 2.0 fitness tracker. They give you the inside scoop on why gadgets like this fitness tracker can help you stay accountable to your New Year's health resolutions. Check out the show notes at elementaltampa.com to find out more about the topics mentioned in this episode and please rate, review and share the podcast.

Jan 16, 2017

This week's Addicted to Fitness podcast features an interview with bodybuilder and author Aaron Reed. Nick and Aaron discuss the intricate world of competitive bodybuilding, being a self taught nutritionist and how his past health conditions led to the development of the Supernatural Lifestyle book and meal prep service. You can learn more about Aaron by visiting his website eatlikeaaron.com and don't forget to check out the show notes at elementaltampa.com for more information on the topics discussed in this episode. As always, please rate, review and share the podcast.

Jan 9, 2017

This week's Addicted to Fitness podcast is "on location" at US Cryotherapy Tampa for Nick and crew's first whole body cryotherapy (WBC) session. In this episode, you'll find out the health benefits associated with WBC, how this form of cryotherapy is different from the cryotherapy Nick experienced in a past episode of the podcast and hear participants' reactions to standing in a room at 170 degrees below zero for three and half minutes. If you are interested in learning more about WBC visit uscryotherapy.com and/or follow @uscryo_tampa on Instagram. Don't forget to head to elementaltampa.com for additional information on the topics mentioned in this episode.

Jan 2, 2017

To ring in the New Year, Nick and Shannon take a look back on the year that was for Addicted to Fitness. They feature highlights from episodes containing interviews, taste tests and product reviews to give new and old listeners a sample of how the podcast has evolved in the past year. Make sure to check out the show notes at elementaltampa.com to find out more about the topics mentioned in this episode and please rate, review and share the podcast.

Dec 26, 2016

As 2016 comes to a close, Nick and Shannon look back on what health and fitness accomplishments they achieved this year. Mudruns, jiujitsu, weight loss and yoga teaching certifications are just a few of the many highlights they discuss in this week's episode. Make sure to check out the show notes at elementaltampa.com for additional information on the topics mentioned in this episode. Thanks for making Addicted to Fitness a 5 star rated podcast on iTunes. Please keep rating, reviewing and sharing the podcast.

Dec 19, 2016

On this special holiday edition of the Addicted to Fitness podcast, Nick and Shannon share their favorite Christmas memories and provide you with some last minute gift ideas for the fitness fanatic in your family. Make sure to check out the show notes at elementaltampa.com for additional information on the topics mentioned in this episode and please rate, review and share the podcast. Happy Chrismahanukwanzakah to all, and to all a goodnight!

Dec 12, 2016

This week's Addicted to Fitness podcast features an in-depth interview with the President and CEO of Swerve Sweetner, Andress Blackwell. Nick and Andress discuss how this zero calorie sugar substitute can allow you to satisfy your sweet cravings without spiking your blood sugar or insulin levels. To learn more about Swerve, head to swervesweetner.com and don't forget to check out the show notes at elementaltampa.com for more information on the other topics discussed in this episode. As always, please rate, review and share the podcast

Dec 5, 2016

Nick and Shannon are jumping in the DeLorean this week to bring you a throwback episode of the Addicted to Fitness podcast. This episode from the ETT Wrap Show vault recaps ETT's first team competition, the Mud Endeavor 5k. They also talk about supplements that improve sleep, The Biggest Loser TV show and why the quality of calories is more important than the quantity of calories. Head on over to elementaltampa.com for additional information on the topics mentioned in this episode and please rate, review and share the podcast. Original air date May 15, 2016.

Nov 28, 2016

On this week's episode, Nick and Shannon share several tips on how to maintain your healthy lifestyle while traveling for the holidays. They also discuss the tryptophan myth, what snacks to pack for a road trip and why bottled water should always be in your carry-on. Make sure you check out the show notes at elementaltampa.com for additional information on the topics mentioned in this episode and please rate, review and share the podcast.

Nov 21, 2016

This week's Addicted to Fitness podcast is "on location" at Sacred Floats & Gems Co. for Nick's first floatation therapy session. Nick speaks with the manager of the float lab about the basic components of floatation therapy, what to expect once inside the chamber and the physical & mental benefits created by this innovative form of therapy. After his 60 minute float session, Nick recaps what he "saw" and felt while in the chamber. If you'd like to learn more about floatation therapy visit sfgcompany.com/ and check out the show notes at elementaltampa.com. As always, please rate, review and share the podcast. 

Nov 14, 2016

This week's episode features the Thanksgiving Day edition of the The Macros Game. Test your knowledge and play along with Nick and Shannon as they try to determine how much of a certain macronutrient is contained in common Thanksgiving Day food items. In addition to the game, they discuss Shannon's recent enrollment in a highly regarded yoga certification course. Head to elementaltampa.com for additional information on the topics mentioned in this episode and please rate, review and share the podcast.

Nov 7, 2016

On this episode, Nick interviews blogger, podcaster and plant based endurance athlete Cory Warren. Nick and Cory discuss what led the Lean Green DAD and his family to go vegan, what it's like being an athlete on a plant based diet and the best ways to motivate your kids to eat vegetables. You can find links to all of Cory's social channels at leangreendad.com and in the show notes at elementaltampa.com. Don't forget to please rate, review and share the podcast.

Oct 31, 2016

This week's episode kicks off with Nick and Shannon analyzing the pros & cons of a natural sweetener called Swerve. After their Swerve discussion, Nick brings up a topic that invokes a wide range of feelings in most people: hunting. Head to elementaltampa.com for additional information on the topics mentioned in this episode and please rate, review and share the podcast. 

Oct 24, 2016

We open the ETT Wrap Show vault once again for this week's episode. Nick and former cohost Tyler discuss jiujitsu, Conor McGregor and the UFC. The meat of this episode is dedicated to a taste taste of protein bars made with cricket flour. If you're interested in trying these bars for yourself, head over to exoprotein.com and order a sampler pack. After you visit their site, check out elementaltampa.com for additional information on the topics mentioned in this episode and please rate, review and share the podcast. Original air date April 25th, 2016.

Oct 17, 2016

On this week's episode, Shannon and Nick describe three different body types and determine which one(s) their bodies most resemble. They also discuss the dangers of being "Skinny Fat" and how the BMI chart is not as reliable as we once thought. Make sure you check out elementaltampa.com for additional information on the topics mentioned in this episode and please rate, review and share the podcast.

Oct 10, 2016

This week's episode features an interview with registered nurse and certified diabetes educator Nicole Recine. Nicole and Nick talk about the difference between type 1 & type 2 diabetes, the relationship between insulin & weight gain and how eating fat won't make you fat. If you have diabetes or are interested in a holistic approach to losing weight, head to nicolerecine.com to book a phone consultation with Nicole. As always, check out elementaltampa.com for additional information on topics mentioned in this episode and please rate, review and share the podcast.

Oct 3, 2016

On this week's podcast, Nick and Shannon investigate the actual definitions for common food label terms like natural, GMO and organic. They also get into a discussion about the legitimacy of the term "grass-fed." Make sure you check out elementaltampa.com for additional information on the topics mentioned in this episode and please rate, review and share the podcast.

Sep 26, 2016

This week's episode kicks off with Shannon and Nick debating the pros and cons of consuming dairy. Sticking on the topic of dairy, Nick rants about a flavored milk product that is most likely a contributing factor to the current health epidemics of childhood obesity and type 2 diabetes. Head to elementaltampa.com for additional information on the topics mentioned in this episode and please rate, review and share the podcast.

Sep 19, 2016

We're reaching back into the ETT Wrap Show vault for this week's episode. This throwback podcast features an interview with author, PhD and MMA gym owner L.A. Jennings. Nick and L.A. talk about her book, She's A Knockout: A History of Women in Fighting Sports, women's divisions in the UFC and how the image of women in the ring and in the gym has evolved. To learn more about L.A. head to her website lajennings.com and check out her weekly articles at fightland.vice.com. Links to L.A.'s website and writings will be in the show notes at elementaltampa.com. Original air date May 23, 2016.

Sep 12, 2016

On this week's episode, Nick and Shannon let the listeners know what vitamin 70% of Americans are deficit in and how they can avoid being part of that statistic. They also discuss the diet fad IIFYM (if it fits your macros) which claims you can eat whatever you want and still lose weight. Don't forget to check out elementaltampa.com for additional information on the topics mentioned in this episode and please rate, review and share the podcast. 

Sep 5, 2016

Everyone's favorite nutritional trivia game returns with a special Labor Day edition. In addition to the game, Shannon and Nick talk about the recent Harry Potter hurricane, how smoothies can be detrimental to your health and yet another reason why the Peloton cycle was such a good investment. Make sure you check out elementaltampa.com for additional information on the topics mentioned in this episode and please rate, review and share this podcast. 

Aug 29, 2016

This week's Addicted to Fitness podcast is "on location" at Chill Therapy for Nick's first cryotherapy session. In this episode, you'll find out the science behind cryotherapy, which individuals benefit from it the most and if Nick can survive 166 degrees below zero for 3 minutes. If you are looking for more information about cryotherapy visit chilltherapytampa.com and/or follow @chilltherapy on Instagram. Don't forget to head to elementaltampa.com for additional information on the topics mentioned in this episode.

Aug 22, 2016

Shannon finally returns to the podcast just in time to participate in a pair of "beefy" taste tests. Also, Nick and Shannon discuss their, and the listeners, favorite plant proteins and what weekly ritual they credit with helping them maintain a healthy diet. Check out elementaltampa.com for additional information on the topics mentioned in this episode.

Aug 15, 2016

This week's Addicted to Fitness podcast features a special episode from the ETT Wrap Show vault. This throwback episode features Shannon's podcast debut, the details of Nick's personal weight loss story and the dissection of an article that claims obesity can be beneficial to your health. Head to elementaltampa.com for additional information on the topics mentioned in this episode. Original air date March 21, 2016

Aug 8, 2016

On this week's episode, Shannon is on IR due to a cold so Nick flies solo for the podcast's first live product review of the peloton cycle. Check out elementaltampa.com for additional information on items mentioned in this episode and head to pelotoncycle.com to learn more about this awesome piece of exercise equipment.

Aug 1, 2016

On this episode, Nick interviews actress, standup comedian and cookbook author Anna Vocino. Nick and Anna talk about her cookbook Eat Happy, the trials and tribulations of dealing with Celiac disease and the best way to influence others to eat healthy. Make sure you check out Anna on the Celebrity Fitness Trainer podcast with Vinnie Tortorich and visit her website, annavocino.com. Head to elementaltampa.com for additional information on items mentioned during the podcast and pre-order Eat Happy today!

Jul 25, 2016

Shannon and Nick kick off this week's episode talking about celebrity boxing, big gym franchises and how Nick plans to befriend Sofia Vergara. The rest of the episode focuses on the legitimacy of "superfoods" and the new recommended treatment for Type 2 diabetes. Head to elementaltampa.com for additional information about the items & articles mentioned during the podcast.

Jul 18, 2016

Inspired by a recent podcast featuring Dr. Sanjiv Chopra, Shannon and Nick argue the pros and cons of coffee consumption. They also discuss Shannon's next exercise equipment purchase, doing yoga for charity and the health craze that's sweeping the nation, Pokemon Go. Check out elementaltampa.com for additional information about the items mentioned during the podcast.

Jul 11, 2016

Shannon and Nick discuss their active honeymoon in Hawaii and the detrimental effects associated with prolonged air travel. Nick also tests Shannon's nutritional knowledge with a trivia portion of the podcast know as the "Macros Game." Head to elementaltampa.com for any further information about articles and/or studies referenced during the podcast.

Jul 4, 2016

This week's Addicted to Fitness podcast features a special throwback episode from the ETT Wrap Show vault. Listen to Tyler give the play by play of the first official ETT challenge. Nick downs a few Girl Scout cookies then immediately begins a high intensity workout to see how long it will take to burn them off. Original air date March 7th, 2016.

Jun 27, 2016

Shannon and Nick go in-depth on nutrition on this week's episode. They talk about Nick's recent nutrition course from the National Academy of Sports Medicine (nasm.org), the difference between whole grains and refined grains and what parents & childcare providers are being told to serve to children. They also go over the most recent dietary recommendations from the USDA.

Jun 20, 2016

In this week's episode, Nick and Shannon discuss how they plan on staying active while on vacation in Hawaii. They also talk about DDP Yoga, meditation and which exercises burn the most calories.

Jun 6, 2016

This episode comes from a earlier rendition of the Addicted to Fitness podcast known as the ETT Wrap Show. Nick and Tyler give a thorough review of bulletproof coffee and discuss Oprah's involvement with Weight Watchers. Original air date February 15th, 2016.

Jun 5, 2016

On this episode, Nick interviews author, podcaster and celebrity fitness trainer Vinnie Tortorich. Nick and Vinnie talk about his book Fitness Confidential, the connection of sugar and grains to obesity and the infamous "jug rub." Make sure you check out Vinnie's podcast (Celebrity Fitness Trainer Vinnie Tortorich with Anna Vocino) on iTunes and visit his website, vinnietortorich.com.

Jun 4, 2016

In this premiere episode, Nick and Shannon share the history of the podcast, their quest to maintain a consistent exercise routine and the Pros & Cons of health and nutrition documentaries.