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Fitness Mentor - with Tommy Caldwell

Join the original 'Outlaw of Health', Tommy Caldwell, as he takes the confusion out of fitness the fitness industry.To read Tommy's #1 Bestselling Eating Behaviour Book, Follow This Link https://amzn.to/3d0gPaxTo read Tommy's MetFlex-Rx Diet, Follow This Link https://amzn.to/3iYtIW8To See Other Media and Content of Tommy's Follow This Link https://tommycaldwell.net/To Listen to Tommy's Sister Podcast, Beyond Your Body, Follow This Link https://byb.buzzsprout.com/

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Confessions of a Fast Food Addict- Part 1

To get a copy of Tommy's Bestselling Food Addiction Book 'Heavy Brain', follow this link https://amzn.to/2Xaa6mr To join the free food addiction and emotional eating support group, follow this link https://www.facebook.com/groups/overcomefoodaddiction/ Tommy sits down with one of his coaching clients to discuss how she successfully overcame her severe addiction to fast food.

1hr 43mins

23 Nov 2018

Rank #1

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Obese kids, Obese Parents: Taking Ownership for your child's health

'Kids don't need to be managed. Kids need to be lead. If you are trying to manage your child's diet, you are failing'.  In this episode, Tommy and Sara discuss how children end up overweight and unhealthy, and how parents ultimately need to be an example in order to make a difference.


24 Oct 2019

Rank #2

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My Story: Disordered Eating, Hedonic Exercising, Stress, Anxiety, and Self Worth

In this episode, Tommy gives the 'coles notes' of his past and how negative early experiences lead him into his own disordered eating and exercise relationship.


16 Nov 2018

Rank #3

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Is fasting the key to fat loss?

In this episode, Tommy talks all things fasting- from his own experience- to the potential benefits and negatives of both intermittent, time restricted, and longer term fasting protocols.


27 Dec 2019

Rank #4

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Confessions of a Fast Food Addict- Pt.2

In part 2 of this powerful episode Tommy continues his conversation with a former fast food addict who has taken full control of her health.

1hr 8mins

24 Nov 2018

Rank #5

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What to do when you're emotionally overwhelmed

When the stress, anxiety, anger, sadness, or fear is drowning you, what can you do to get out of the deep emotional hole?


19 Jul 2019

Rank #6

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Are your emotions driving your health problems?

Anger, sadness, fear, and disgust are core emotions that are designed to serve us. Once upon a time, that was true. But in the modern world we have become hyper sensitive to emotional triggers and we now live in an environment of unnatural emotional turmoil and exposure. Now we are constantly looking for ways to self-medicate these emotional distresses. Listen in to this episode of the Heavy Brain podcast and learn how the emotions we normalize are driving weight gain and disease.

1hr 3mins

21 Aug 2019

Rank #7

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Order, Chaos, and Your Health

In this episode Tommy discusses the concept of 'order and chaos' including how living to close to either leads to health issues while finding balance leads to health success. Tommy has also included the original Tedx Talk by Jordan B Peterson that inspired this line of thinking.


24 May 2018

Rank #8

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Left Wing Vegans vs Right Wing Carnivores

In the intro episode of the Fitness Mentor Podcast, Tommy discusses the growing issue of identity politics in the dietary world; particularly between the extreme 'right' and 'left' of the nutrition world. He also gives his thoughts on how the listener can formulate his or her diet in the most effective way.


20 Dec 2019

Rank #9

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What to do when you're new to fitness (and a deep dive into Sara's fear)

In this episode, Tommy and Sara begin by discussing what the focus should be for someone who is new to fitness. As the conversation runs on it turns into an impromptu therapy session for an ongoing problem Sara has been facing.

1hr 10mins

6 Aug 2019

Rank #10

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You Don't Need Another 'Diet'

Tommy gets fired up when Sara asks him about popular modern dietary trends. If you have been wondering about keto, paleo, vegan, and even carnivore diets, don't miss this episode.

1hr 12mins

24 May 2019

Rank #11

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How to make healthy habits and routines stick

Some of us are very orderly. Some of us are very chaotic. Few of us have found that beautiful middle ground where we are routine enough to take care of our body and mind while being flexible enough to adapt and go with the flow. In this episode, Sara asks Tommy about all things habit and routine.


27 Jun 2019

Rank #12

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Happiness is a carrot on a stick

In this episode, Sara asks Tommy how the average person can achieve happiness. Tommy's answer? Happiness is a bad emotional goal to set for yourself. Why is that the case, and what should you aim for instead?


10 Jul 2019

Rank #13

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The Five Fitness Factors Part 1- Our Primal Drivers

In part 1 of the Five Fitness Factors series Tommy discusses why we have an innate drive to consume sugar, fat, and be lazy.


25 Jul 2018

Rank #14

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The Truth About Detox Diets, Resets, and Other Weight Loss Formulas

In this episode, Tommy shares his thoughts on the popular products that are advertised to consumers in the new year. He covers how the body detoxifies itself, compounds that have actually been shown to assist in this process, and what you need to do if you're truly interested in protecting your body from modern environmental toxins.


3 Jan 2020

Rank #15

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Myth Busting with Sara- Episode 1

Do you need to drink 8 glasses of water per day? Is steady state cardio essential for fat loss? Will protein make your kidneys explode? This week we change gears and address some popular myths in the health and fitness industry to help you make informed decisions about your personal wellness.


6 Sep 2019

Rank #16

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How to perform a 2019 Self-Assessment for a killer 2020

In this episode, Tommy walks through a few self-assessment options you can use in place of traditional resolutions for great goal attainment. He even gives examples of his own personal 2019 self-assessment that are quite personal.


10 Jan 2020

Rank #17

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The Five Fitness Factors Part 2- Stress and Coping

In part 2 of this series Tommy discusses the connection between adverse life experiences, unmanaged emotions, and our drive to self-medicate with food, alcohol, technological distraction, and lazyness.


3 Aug 2018

Rank #18

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My Story: Reflections and Insights

In the follow up to Tommy's story he expands on some of the key points of his experience in order to go deeper into self-help strategies related to his own life.


22 Nov 2018

Rank #19

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The Five Fitness Factors Intro

In this episode Tommy introduces listeners to the concept of the five fitness factors that must be understood and considered when making long-term changes to our health and fitness.


25 Jul 2018

Rank #20