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40+ Fitness Podcast

Being over 40 can make getting healthy and fit much harder. The 40+ Fitness Podcast is designed to address various health, fitness, and nutrition topics with you in mind. Your hosts, Allan Misner & Rachel Everett want to encourage, educate and entertain you as you travel on your health and fitness journey. Lose weight over 40. Get fit over 40.


How to get strong and lean with bodyweight training - Mark Lauren
Arguably the #1 expert on getting super strong and fit using only bodyweight exercises, Mark Lauren puts it all together for training sessions that take 9 minutes. We talk about his new book, Strong and Lean: 9-minute daily workouts to build your best body—no equipment, anywhere, anytime. You can get the show notes for this episode at
33:50 09/27/2022
How to lose weight for the last time with Dr. Katrina Ubell of us lose weight only to regain it again. Over and over we go through the yoyo, up and down. In Dr. Katrina Ubell's book, How to Lose Weight for the Last Time: Brain-Based Solutions for Permanent Weight Loss she shares how to get off that rollercoaster for good. You can find the full show notes for this episode at
62:32 09/20/2022
The 7 weight loss mistakes people over 40 make
Throughout my years as a personal trainer, I've talked to a lot of people over 40 who were trying (unsuccessfully) to lose weight. On episode 555 of the 40+ Fitness Podcast, we discuss the 7 most common weight loss mistakes that people over 40 are making. You can find the full show notes at
32:53 09/13/2022
How to own your power to serve, fight, protect, and heal with DJ Vanas
In his book, The Warrior Within, DJ Vanas teaches us from the perspective of North American indigenous people how to better care for ourselves so we can serve and protect those around us. On episode 554 of the 40+ Fitness Podcast, we sit down and talk about this and the book. You can find the full show notes at
41:04 09/06/2022
How to balance work, family, and fitness with Art Trapotsis
Having time to be excellent at work and spend time quality time with family is hard, throw in fitness and it can seem impossible. In his book, Everyday Athlete, Art Trapotsis shows us how to find that balance.  You can find the full show notes for this episode at
52:30 08/30/2022
How to use food for an improved immune system with Dr. Donna Mazzola
In her book, Immunity Food Fix, Dr. Donna Mazzola shows us how food can be a powerful tool for improving our immune system. On episode 552 of the 40+ Fitness Podcast, we discuss how food can either lead to chronic illness or lifelong health.
44:10 08/23/2022
How to simplify your health with Dr. Lucas Ramirez
In his book, Simplify Your Health, Dr. Lucas Ramirez and I discuss several easy ways you can drastically improve your health and we break through a few myths. You can find the full show notes at
56:40 08/16/2022
The 7 best weight loss hacks for people over 40
For many people, turning 40 marks a point where weight loss seems so much harder if not impossible. On this episode, I share the 7 best weight loss hacks for people over 40. You can find the full show notes at
42:42 08/09/2022
Frequently asked weight loss questions
Trying to lose weight when you're over 40 brings a whole new set of challenges. On episode 549 of the 40+ Fitness Podcast, Rachel and I answer the most frequently asked weight loss questions. You can fined the full show notes at
54:08 08/02/2022
Supporting your lymphatic system for better health with Dr. Loretta Friedman
In her book, Lymph-Link, Dr. Loretta Friedman shows us how important it is to manage our often neglected lymphatic system to improve our health. You can find the full show notes for this episode at
39:05 07/26/2022
How to be more human with Tony Riddle
As we age, most of us lose a lot of functional fitness that makes humans apex predators. This happens for many reasons, but it isn't something you have to accept. You can learn to move better and as our guest, Tony Riddle titled his new book, Be More Human. You can find the full show notes for this episode at
69:40 07/19/2022
Are your words sabotaging your health and fitness efforts?
Many people lose sight of the power words have in our lives, especially the words we choose to use about ourselves. On episode 546 of the 40+ Fitness Podcast, we discuss the types of words that may be sabotaging your health and fitness efforts. You can find the full show notes at
32:35 07/12/2022
How to stay motivated and always moving forward
Lack of motivation is one of the primary reasons most people struggle with losing weight and getting fit. On episode 545 of the 40+ Fitness Podcast, I discuss a way to use self-evaluation as a tool to stay motivated and always moving forward. You can find the full show notes for this episode at
31:06 07/05/2022
How to get adventure ready with Katie Gerber
On episode 544 of 40+ Fitness Podcast, Katie Gerber, co-author of Adventure Ready: A Hiker’s Guide to Planning, Training, and Resiliency, helps us prepare, train, and enjoy even the longest hikes. You can find the full show notes at
52:50 06/28/2022
How to become a superager with Jim Owen
Jim Owen (author of the book Just Move: A New Approach to Fitness After 50 is a 40-year veteran of Wall Street and is also the founder and CIO of the center for Cowboy Ethics and Leadership. He is the best-selling author of The Try, The Secret to Success in Life and Career, Cowboy values, recapturing what America once stood for, and the Prudent Investor. On his 70th birthday, he looked in the mirror and didn't like what he saw. He committed to change. And now at 82, he's in the best shape of his life. He shares many of his super-ager strategies and tactics during this interview. You can find the full show notes for this episode at
74:31 06/21/2022
How to optimize your health with Emily Gold Mears
Emily Gold Mears, author of Optimizing Your Health: An Approachable Guide to Reducing Your Risk of Chronic Disease, was a practicing lawyer prior to moving into the area of research analysis in science and medicine. She's a citizen scientist, biohacker and, health and science advocate and activist. Her research is focused on the intersection of functional medicine and allopathic medicine and the critical requirement for all individuals to become their own healthcare advocate. On this interview, we dig into many of her science-backed findings. You can find the full show notes at
56:32 06/14/2022
How to optimize your nutrition with Alan Aragon
One of the most common questions I get is: "How do you optimize my nutrition...". Whether it is for weight loss, building muscle, or performing better, there are many factors. In his book, Flexible Nutrition, Alan Aragon answers this with what science tells us. You can find the full show notes at
72:16 06/07/2022
How to lose your middle-age spare tire with 3 simple tactics
On this episode, Coach Allan shares three of his favorite tactics to break a plateau or lose those last 5 - 10 lbs.  You can find the full show notes at
37:47 05/31/2022
What your mouth has to say about your health with Dr. Kami Hoss
You may have heard that your dental health reflects your whole health. It's true. On episode 539, we discuss Dr. Kami Hoss' book, If Your Mouth Could Talk: An In-Depth Guide to Oral Health and Its Impact on Your Entire Life.
52:52 05/24/2022
How to use joy to improve your health and fitness with Dr. Michelle Segar
Many of us think of weight loss and exercise as being joyless, in fact taking away the things and foods we love. In her book, The Joy Choice, Dr. Michelle Segar shows us there is a better way to get healthy and fit. By choosing the joy choice.
60:14 05/17/2022
How to improve your health and fitness through self-reliance with Clint Emerson
Clint Emerson is a retired Navy Seal. In his book, The Rugged Life: The Modern Guide to Self-Reliance, he shows us how to be more self-reliant and improve our health and fitness as a result. You can find the full show notes at
45:29 05/10/2022
How to get fit in just minutes per day with Dr. Robert Davis
One of the biggest obstacles to getting is shape is finding the time to exercise. In his book, Fitter Faster, Dr. Robert Davis shows us the current science behind getting there faster, literally in minutes per day. You can find the full show notes for this episode at
64:24 04/26/2022
How to do nothing and improve your health and fitness with Jessie Kanzer
Often we push ourselves to do more, forgetting that the best path to wellness might be to do less. Today we are joined by Jessie Kanzer to discuss her book, Don't Just Sit There, DO NOTHING: Healing, Chilling, and Living with the Tao Te Ching. You can find the full show notes for this episode at
63:40 04/19/2022
How to use food to manage your menopause symptoms with Dr. Anna Cabeca
As we age, our hormones make some drastic changes that can lead to some difficult symptoms. We all experience this, although women suffer the most with weight gain, sleep issues, and hot flashes. In her book, MenuPause, Dr. Anna Cabeca provides 5 unique eating plans to help you address these symptoms.  You can find the full show notes at
49:51 04/12/2022
How to fix your relationship with food | Amy Freinberg-Trufas
Food is an important part of our lives, but many times we end up with a very bad relationship with food. This dysfunctional relationship is very hard to change. In her book, Food: Eat with Ease Every Day, Amy Freinberg-Trufas shows us how to approach this with self-love and self-compassion. You can find the full show notes at
44:30 04/05/2022
How to fix your sleep with Diane Macado
Many of us struggle with sleep and the basic "tried and true" advice doesn't solve the problem. In her book, The Sleep Fix, Diane Macedo helps us get to the root cause and then gives us the tools to solve the problem and sleep better. You can find the full show notes at
75:44 03/28/2022
How to become a fit mess with Jeremy Grater and Zack Tucker
Getting your mind right is so important toward getting healthy and fit. On episode 530 of the 40+ Fitness Podcast, we bring on Jeremy Grater and Zach Tucker, the hosts of The Fit Mess Podcast and discuss their weight loss journeys. You can find the full show notes at
71:38 03/21/2022
Is there a new villain in the mystery of heart disease with Dr. Malcolm Kendrick
For decades, the effort on solving the heart disease mystery has been focused on one villain, cholesterol. But what if cholesterol is the red herring? In his book, The Clot Thickens, Dr. Malcolm Kendrick brings forward a new hypothesis and shows us how it might just be the key to solving the mystery of heart disease. You can find the full show notes at
77:04 03/14/2022
How to build a fitness program that's right for you
Many people walk into the gym without an idea what they are there to do other than get a workout in. As a result, they don't see the results they want. On this episode, we discuss how you can build the right fitness program for yourself. You can find the full show notes at
63:23 03/08/2022
What history tells us we're doing wrong with our health and fitness
A lot has changed in the past 200 years. And while we're living longer, we're not necessarily living better. On episode 527 of the 40+ Fitness Podcast, we discuss what some of those changes mean to our health and fitness today. Those lessons can help you see where progress is not as it seems. You can find the full show notes for this episode at
58:45 02/28/2022