The Pillars of Health Podcast
By Jon Carroll
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The "Pillars of Health" podcast is on a quest to cover the areas in which people need to improve most in order to live their best life. Improved management of sleep, stress, nutrition and exercise can help shape a better routine and life for anyone needs to do a better job with self care. Having energy, not feeling constantly fatigued, enjoying how you look and feel as well as getting sufficient sleep are all factors that contribute to helping us lead a better life. In order to gain an understanding of how each one deeply impacts our daily life, the host, Jon Carroll will explore all areas of the four pillars of health in depth with the help of guests of the show. Jonathan is a strength coach who currently works at the Training Room in Somerville, Boston. He has worked in the collegiate and general population setting for ten plus years and can call on his experience in order to help others achieve a better version of themselves.
||ExplicitEpisode 031: Planning to Achieve Your Goals & Why You Need to Prioritize Happiness featuring Tina Morin||Tina Morin is a Strongfirst level II coach and also the owner of Morin Strength and Conditioning located in Norwell and Weymouth in Massachusetts. Jon discusses Tina’s change from corporate America into the fitness industry and how she went about maki||4/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 030: The Intensity Mindset, Recovery & Morpheus featuring Joel Jamieson||Joel Jamieson is a best-selling author and one of the world’s foremost authorities on strength, conditioning, and energy systems. His training strategies have been used by thousands of elite performers and top athletes worldwide,||4/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 029: Life as a Gym Owner & Managing the Pillars of Health featuring Jay Weedall||Jay Weedall is from Manchester in England. He founded and co-owns Ethos Fitness and Performance in Boston. Jay and Jon catch up on football, how Jay has transitioned from the corporate gym setting to running his own place and everything he has learned .||4/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 028: 10 Ways to Save Money featuring Eirinn Carroll||Money can be a source of extreme stress for a lot of people. Debt can snowball and create negative knock on effects when it comes to managing the four pillars of health. With financial debt hitting record highs in the USA according to NBC,||3/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 027: 4 Ways to Vet Your Trainer featuring Alex Tanskey||What characteristics or standards do you look for in a potential coach or trainer? This episode originated from a listener question and allows Alex and Jon to discuss four stand out areas that you should look for in a good coach.||3/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 026: How to Stop Complaining & Improve Your Mindset featuring Cianna Stewart||Cianna Stewart is the author of “No Complaints: How to Stop Sabotaging Your Own Joy” and todays guest on the podcast. The book offers a fantastic foundation to help anyone create moments of self realization and take charge of your current outlook||3/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 025: Understanding the Deadlift featuring Alex Tanskey||Deadlifts, what are they good for? We address that question as well as many others on this episode of the pillars of health. Alex Tanskey joins Jon to discuss deadlifts, what they are exactly, why you should learn proper technique and the benefits of i.||3/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 024: Streamlining Healthcare, Overcoming Adversity & Managing the Four Pillars featuring Brendon Rearick||How to improve the current healthcare model, overcoming a life threatening illness and managing the four pillars of health are among the topics Jon discusses with Brendon Rearick on this episode. Brendon is a San Francisco based strength coach who owns.||2/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 023: Training the Armed Forces, UFC Fighters and Managing the Four Pillars featuring Kyle Holland||Kyle Holland is a Performance Specialist with EXOS and is currently embedded within a special operations unit. As a strength coach to the entire unit Kyle oversees the readiness of many within the armed forces.||2/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 022: A Day in the Life of a Strength Coach Couple with Eirinn Carroll||Eirinn and Jon go into their current daily schedule as strength coaches and also working alongside each other as husband and wife. They also go into why getting the balance between work and home life is important.||2/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 021: Developing Athleticism and Incorporating Physical Therapy & Breathing||Joe Young is the owner of Young Performance which is located in Lowell, Massachusetts. Joe joins Jon on the podcast to discuss developing middle school, high school and collegiate athletes. The guys also dive into the developing role of physical therap.||2/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 020: Extraordinary People Volume I [Criminal Justice Reform and Cancer Research] featuring Miriam Ruttenberg & Peter Kraft||In an attempt to share some of the remarkable stories from the people Jon currently coaches or has coached in the past, he has started a series called “Extraordinary People”. First up in the series are Miriam Ruttenberg and Peter Kraft,||1/31/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 019: Training & The Menstrual Cycle||The menstrual cycle is something we need to talk about. Jonathan sits down with Eirinn Carroll to discuss the menstrual cycle and what goes on in the female body during the different phases as well as what you can do to optimize your workouts during th.||1/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 018: Fitness Myths Part 1 featuring Alex Tanskey and Chris Mullins||Fitness myths are the topic up for discussion in episode eighteen. Jonathan welcomes Alex Tanskey and Chris Mullins back on the show to discuss some common fitness myths that they have come across in their coaching experience.||1/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 017: Creating a Growth Mindset featuring Derek Christeler||In episode seventeen Jonathan is joined by his colleague from The Training Room, Derek Christeler. Derek is one of the nicest guys you’ll ever come across, he always wears a huge smile on his face and his enthusiasm for everything he takes on in life||1/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
Insightful & Helpful advice
Great insight into ways to create a better life when it comes to sleep, stress, exercise and nutrition.
Enriching, fun, useful
These are just really fun listening. Good for all levels of athleticism and health, with nuanced and actionable discussions. Looking forward to the sleep episdoe. Cheers
Useful and Insightful!
I love this podcast - it always offers actionable information in an entertaining, fun way. Also, love the icebreakers at the beginning of each episode!