Chris Sams: Product & Experience Design Consultant --- Episode 10
In this episode, Chris gives a perspective of a designer in developing products to be used in the healthtech, digital health, and software as a medical device industries. Chris Sams - https://www.linkedin.com/in/christophersams/ Duane Mancini – https://www.linkedin.com/in/duanemancini.
219 Chris Sams - Running, Breathing, & Living Your Fullest Expression
Are You Being Real? | The Authenticity Podcast
Listen & Subscribe on iTunes According to a 2018 report by the CDC, only 23% of Americans are getting the bare minimum recommended amount of exercise. But thanks to individuals willing to go the distance, teach others, and set the example for the rest of us, more people are seeing that it's possible to actually lead a healthy lifestyle and achieve the goals you thought were impossible. Meet Chris Sams, one of the few people to run ALL the way across America. Starting in Baltimore, MD, he ran all the way to Coronado Beach in San Diego, CA in just under five months. And he stopped along the way to teach families and individuals about the importance of movement, nutrition, and living a healthy life. And in Episode 219, Mark sits down with Chris to talk about the deep lessons he took away from running and helping these families along the way, the importance of incorporating breathwork into your routines, how to approach your big goals, and why he's focus today revolves around optimizing "LYFE" (Living Your Fullest Expression). To learn what kept him going all those months on the road and what you can do to tackle your own audacious goals, write down your idea and tune into Episode 219! Connect with Mark: Instagram | Facebook | Twitter Connect with Chris: Instagram | Facebook | Twitter CHRIS SAMS TRAINING Show Notes: -How he ran across America and the big lesson he learned. -How Chris tackles big goals. -How Chris decides whether he needs to give tough love or compassion towards his training clients. -Essential elements for a healthy lifestyle. -Why everyone should practice "holotropic breathwork." -The importance of LYFE (living your full expression).
In part 2 of my interview with Chris Sams, we learn how Chris ran across the country using the tag line "Sams Across America," from Baltimore to San Diego over a span of 5 months, running approximately a marathon a day. We learn the importance of writing down your goals to make them real and how really believing in yourself is paramount to achieving your goals. Chris’ journey is inspirational to anyone who thinks they “can’t do it.” Like Henry Ford said, “Whether you think you can or think you can’t…you’re right.” This is Chris' route across America: 1. Annapolis. Md – (26.8 miles ran) Filled 8-20-12 (Monday) Host… Matty & Becca 2. Arlington, Va- (38.44 miles ran) Filled 8-21-12 (Tuesday) Host… Bo & Janette 3. Woodbridge, Va – (26.7 miles ran) Filled while on route!! ;) 8-22-12 (Wednesday) Host… Jo-Evan & Frank Jr. 4. Fredericksburg, Va- (31.74 miles ran) Filled (Thursday) Host… Samantha,Dave, Joey and James 5. Lake Anna State Park, Va- (36.56 miles ran) Filled
Chris is the founder and head trainer of New Addiction Training, a world-class personal training business based out of New York City. He started his career in Baltimore and soon after was ranked the #1 trainer in the city. He then was recruited by Under Armor as their head trainer. There, Chris trained most of the executives including CEO Kevin Plank. He also trained Olympic athletes such as Michael Phelps and Monica Hargrove, NFL quarterback Cam Newton, and UFC Champion Georges St-Pierre. Chris has completed every triathlon out there including: Sprint, Olympic, Half and Full Iron man distances as well as competing in the World National Championships in the off-road Xterra Triathlon which includes swim, mountain bike and trail run. Last but not least, in 2012 Chris ran across the country from Baltimore to San Diego, over 3,000 miles, running approximately a marathon a day for 5 months to promote health and wellness and making a positive change in people’s lives. Website: chrissamstraining.com Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Facebook: Chris Sams LinkedIn: Chris Sams Instagram: createtheflow ------- VISIT: www.progress-not-perfection.com SPREAD THE WORD: If you liked this episode, please subscribe in iTunes and WRITE A REVIEW. This is what helps make the podcast easily accessible to those who could benefit from it. GET NEW EPISODES DELIVERED TO YOUR PHONE: Download the Podcasts app and subscribe to the progress-not-perfection podcast to have new episodes delivered directly to your phone. FEEDBACK: If you want to bounce any ideas off me, provide show feedback, or guest recommendations, email me at email@example.com.