The Model Health Show

There’s a lot of conflicting advice about the best way to get results in the gym. And if there’s anyone who knows how to get results, it’s my friend Jay Ferruggia. Jay has been a personal trainer for over 25 years and he has thousands of hours of experience training folks in the gym. He has an impressive resume of advising in major league sports and contributing to magazines and major news networks. 

Jay is one of the most elite fitness coaches in the world, and what I love about him is his realistic approach to training. Jay’s mission is to make fitness simple and efficient. He incorporates key lifestyle habits like getting enough sleep, easy nutrition tips to help maximize your results, and how things like relationships and mindset can impact your fitness goals. 

No matter what your fitness goals are, Jay’s tips can help you achieve them. On today’s show, he’s sharing some of the most common misconceptions about training, the importance of having a plan, and why training for longevity and health is so effective. So listen in, take good notes, and enjoy this episode with Jay Ferruggia! 

In this episode you’ll discover:

  • The biggest mistake most people make in the gym. 
  • Why your goal should be to build muscle. 
  • The role sleep plays in getting lean. 
  • Why cardio isn’t the best strategy for fat loss.
  • What it means to have a rehabilitative workout.
  • The importance of progressive overload, and why form matters. 
  • Why having a plan is necessary for body composition goals.
  • The role that genetics play in your fitness outcomes. 
  • How prioritizing aesthetics can damage your health.
  • Jay’s background in the fitness industry.
  • How to structure your workouts around the long-term goal of longevity.  
  • What role your metabolism and thyroid play in getting results. 
  • The dangers of overhydrating, and the importance of electrolyte balance.
  • Why your nutrition protocol matters in the long term.
  • How helping others can balance your stress levels.
  • The role community plays in your growth and strength. 
  • Why self-development matters for your overall health. 

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