Talkin’ to the Mind Pump Podcast Crew
Recently, Rob flew up to San Jose, California to talk to the brains behind the Mind Pump Podcast – Sal Di Stefano, Adam Schafer and Justin Andrews. As you listen to this exclusive interview, you’ll learn more about Rob and how he transitioned into a career as a personal fitness trainer, how Open Sky Fitness got its start, and what the future holds for OSF and more.
Together, Sal, Adam, and Justin have over 40 years of combined fitness experience in the world of health and fitness. As you tune in to their interview with Rob, you’ll hear them talk about their thoughts and opinions on:
- Modern nutrition and healthy eating skills.
- How CrossFit helped Paleo nutrition become popular.
- The possible future of health and fitness and why quick fixes aren’t the solution.
- What tips, tricks, and lessons all 4 of them have learned along their career paths.
- The ups and downs of working in the world of health and fitness
- What changes are being made now and possible into the future as far as living healthier lives.
- Our connection with food and how we can make better choices.
Our Health & Fitness Evolution
One of the biggest takeaways from this episode is that we’re always in transition and we’re all growing in different ways.
Just like Rob turning his life around to eat better and exercise more, we all have a starting point. Drinking more water, cutting out sugars, and adding more meats and vegetables to our diet is a great place to start. Not only are our choices impacting our lives, but the we’re changing the supply and demand change as consumers who are voting with our wallets.
What changes have happened throughout the food industry are now coming full circle through the Paleo Diet. Just like cigarettes, we’re realizing now that processed foods are bad and product advertisements have been feeding us all this false information over the years.
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About the Mind Pump Podcast
What exactly IS MindPump? MindPump is an online radio show/podcast that has been described as Howard Stern meets fitness. It is sometimes raw, sometimes shocking and is always entertaining and informative. Your hosts, Sal Di Stefano, Adam Schafer and Justin Andrews have over 40 years of combined fitness experience as personal trainers, club managers, IFBB fitness competitors and fitness thought leaders.
The fitness world is filled with charlatans and snake oil salesmen pushing the latest and greatest (and sometimes downright dangerous) workout programs, supplements and faux science on the unsuspecting masses. Sal, Adam and Justin use MindPump as a platform to shed the light of TRUTH on health, fitness and a host of other topics. By listening to each episode of MindPump, you will be able to absorb over 40 years worth of workout wisdom in record time so that you can cut through the BS and experience the absolute fastest way to reach your health and fitness goals.
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What You’ll Hear on This Episode
00:00 Open Sky Fitness Introduction
1:15 Opening comments with Rob and Devon
4:20 Rob on the Mind Pump Podcast
5:00 Rob shares his why he decided to move to Los Angeles and get into acting plus some of the appearances he made.
9:30 Why Rob decided to focus more on fitness than acting.
13:00 How Rob decided which area of fitness was right for him in his career as a personal trainer.
17:00 The importance of adapting to a workout to get better at it compared to switching up your workout all the time.
20:00 Modern nutrition and eating healthy – Keto, Whole 30, supplements and more.
36:00 The possible future of health and fitness and why quick fixes aren’t the solution.
37:00 Why liposuction takes away from what the natural human body is supposed to look like.
42:30 What mistakes Rob has made along the way and what he’s learned to become a better personal fitness trainer.
46:00 The craziest fads coming out of Los Angeles.
53:00 How Rob started Open Sky Fitness and the podcast.
59:30 Connecting with your podcast audience – The Open Sky Fitness Podcast Group on Facebook
1:03:40 The ups and downs of working in the world of health and fitness.
1:15:00 Change that’s happening with fitness and wellness; especially with Millennials.
1:18:00 Our connection to food because of the experiences we had when we were young.
1:30:50 What Rob is doing to help Open Sky Fitness continue to thrive and helping his clients.
1:33:20 The importance of writing down what you eat, your energy levels, and water habits to begin to understand your body.
1:39:00 Why we should be more aware of our eating habits from how much sugar to how much we chew our food.
1:48:15 Closing comments with Rob and Devon
1:49:25 Open Sky Fitness Closing
RESOURCES MENTIONED DURING THE SHOW:
- Leave us an iTunes review
- Join the The Open Sky Fitness Podcast Group on Facebook
- Contact Rob and Devon to apply for One-On-One Coaching Sessions
- Visit the official Mind Pump Podcast
- Connect with the Mind Pump Podcast and Hosts via:
- Check out our last episode OSF 158 with John Durant: Biohack Your Health with Paleo
- Listen to OSF 157 – Milk: Why Do We Even Need It?
- Discover How Tony Horton Changed The Face of Fitness with OSF 101
- Learn more about Family Trends: Generational Nutrition with OSF 138
- Listen to OSF 30 with Gunnar Peterson: The Life of a Celebrity Fitness Trainer
- Learn How to Set S.M.A.R.T. Goals with OSF 104
- Discover the Power of Intention with OSF 125
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Thanks for listening/reading Episode 159 – Rob’s Interview on the Mind Pump Podcast! We hope you have gained more knowledge on how to be a healthier you.