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Protecting Your NEST with Dr. Tony Hampton

Aug 28, 2020

Welcome to Protecting Your Nest. Joining the show today is the legendary fitness trainer, model, motivational speaker, author, and film maker, Vinnie Tortorich. Vinnie has been working out in the gym since the age of 8, was a star athlete in high school, and has had a long career helping regular people as well as movie stars get fit and healthy.

Today’s episode focuses particularly on the ‘E’ aspect of the ‘NEST’ acronym. It may be surprising for some listeners to hear a fitness trainer say that exercise is the least important aspect of both the ‘NEST’ and the ‘ROPE’ for weight-loss, but Vinnie believes just that. That being said, the discussion in this episode centers around the many other benefits of exercise and how exercise can work in conjunction with the other aspects of ‘NEST’ and ROPE.’

Topics covered in this discussion include the benefits of weight-bearing exercise for bone strength, the necessity of including recovery time as a part of your exercise routine, the relationship between exercise, sleep, and stress, the relationship between aerobic exercise and heart health, and more.

“Use it or lose it” is the main piece of wisdom to take away from this episode. Also, “No Sugar, No Grains!”

Thank you so much for listening to Protecting Your Nest. For additional resources and information, see the links below. 




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