How to stay fit and not get fat after you get out of the military
In this episode of the Mandatory Fun podcast, Blake, Tim, and O.V. speak with Army veteran and fitness expert Jennifer Campbell on what veterans can do during their busy day to stay in shape — especially when going to morning PT isn’t an option.
“Veterans have a 70 percent higher chance of developing obesity than the general public,” Jennifer Campbell says.
The reason for this statistic is due to the dramatic change in a veteran’s daily habit. The majority of the veteran community have been known to cease fire on their work out plans, which creates a negativity jolt the body’s system.
In this episode, we talk on a wide-range of topics including:
- [2:00] The daily regiment of a fitness instructor to maintain a healthy lifestyle while still staying “loose.”
- [2:40] Information about “Merging Vets & Players,” the growing fitness organization that connects troops and professional athletes.
- [4:50] Some positive traits of working out versus taking certain medications.
- [6:20] What “Overtraining Syndrome” consists of and how to avoid it.
- [10:00] How structured dieting and workouts are necessary for those looking to get into the fitness industry.
- [11:40] How to properly test your genetic makeup.
- [13:25] If you want to cheat on your diet — a.k.a. cheat days — here’s how to do it the right way.
- [18:20] What you can learn about yourself from your genetic markers.
- [19:20] Important tips how to stay in shape while working in an office space setting.
- [23:20] Some dietary buzz words that freak everyone out.
- [30:25] How we can stay looking young using our new health and fitness tools.
- [34:45] What type of alcohol we should be drinking if you’re trying to stay in shape.
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