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The Fit Happens Podcast

The Fit Happens Podcast

By Chris Zaremba
Chris Zaremba is known for his fat-to-fit transformation from obese at age 50 to Fitness Model World Champion by 55. He now helps others add years to their lives, and life to their years through finding ways to lead a fitter life.

In the Fit Happens series of episodes, Chris talks on a range of relevant issues with others from the world of fitness, all with fascinating stories to tell and information to give.

All these podcasts are taken from live interviews on MarlowFM 97.5 and reproduced here with permission.
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4 - Managing pain resulting from sport and fitness

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17 - Fat To Fit At Fifty - My own fat-to-fit story plus advice for others wanting to do the same, taken from my new book.
My lockdown project has been to write a book - Fat To Fit At Fifty - which describes my own journey from obese and heart-attack-waiting-to-happen to becoming a fitness model world champion.  In addition, the book contains all the tips and advice you need for you to follow the full 3-stage fat-to-fit programme, designed to help other over-50s reduce their fatness levels, increase their fitness levels, and have a good time while doing it too.  In this podcast, Jill Huskisson of MarlowFM finds out about these and other points in the book from me, including the all-important 'Magic Moment'!   After over a year in writing, it is now available on Amazon.
26:27
May 9, 2021
16 - Eating for your health - and the new campaign on improving nutrition from BANT
BANT is the British Association for Nutrition and Lifestyle Medicine, and they have a campaign 'Food for Your Health' which aims to improve the nutrition of everyone in the UK.  In today's podcast, top nutritional therapist Lorna Rhodes, tells me about the campaign and gives many healthy eating and lifestyle tips. 
31:47
March 19, 2021
15 - Intuitive Eating and Intuitive Training with PT Lubbs
PT Lubbs has a successful Personal Training Business in Henley-on-Thames.  One of the reasons for his success are his amazing intuitive approaches to both eating and training.  I was intrigued to find out more - you will be too, here he is as my radio guest.
29:36
January 29, 2021
14 - Boost your immune system with top rehab specialist Matt Lovett
At any time of year, it's good to have your immune system operating to the max.  But especially in winter with colds and flu, and doubly especially this year, it's even more important.  Top rehab specialist Matt Lovett is the man to give all the advice you need to make sure you're ready for anything the world may throw at you!
31:01
January 19, 2021
13 - Jemma Davis from 360 Vision - 120 Fitness - 120 Nutrition - 120 Wellness
Join me and my guest Jemma Davis, personal trainer and business owner, as she explains her unique client methodology.  Her 360 Vision approach is divided into three segments - 120 degree Fitness, 120 degree Nutrition and 120 degree Wellness.  In this interview, originally broadcast on MarlowFM, Jemma explains how all three segments work together to make a complete health and fitness vision for her clients - and goes into detail of the offering and benefits of each of the segments.  
28:55
November 20, 2020
12 - Dan Wynes - Top motivational Personal Trainer, Fitness Model Champion - plus American Football, and bringing fitness to India!
My MarlowFM guest is top personal trainer Dan Wynes, well known for motivating clients to success.   I was keen to learn how he instills this level of adherence in his clients, and how he finds time to also make himself into a championship-winning fitness model and able to represent GB in American Football.  Plus Dan has taken a couple of years out to help people in India get a whole lot fitter - and he has done all that by the age of 27!  A fascinating story, for sure.
25:14
June 12, 2020
11 - Paul Burgess, Functional Medicine Practitioner, gives great advice on fitness and health, and describes how to improve these without a doctor!
Paul Burgess is a well known name in the world of health and fitness.  He joined me on my MarlowFM show to talk about his work as a Functional Medicine Practitioner, and in  particular how he treats the causes of conditions rather than the symptoms.  Fascinating stuff!
31:25
March 16, 2020
10 - Great advice from Personal Trainer of the Year!
Rob Utley is the Greater London Personal Trainer of the Year!  When he is not winning awards like that one, Rob manages Anytime Fitness in Loudwater and joins me today to talk about exercise, fitness nutrition and why all gyms are not made equally.
31:58
February 3, 2020
9 - Mental health issues and callers with consultant Lesley Buckeridge of Bucks MIND
Other episodes of the podcast talk about physical fitness and health.  Here we discuss mental health with consultant Lesley Buckeridge, from Buckinghamshire MIND - the mental health charity.  She came into the MarlowFM studio to talk about the latest ideas from Bucks MIND, as well as help callers - we had three phone calls (all on this podcast) with concerns, plus we had some general mental health tips from Lesley.  Recorded live from MarlowFM transmission just before Christmas, there are seasonal comments but I feel the output is of value at any time of the year.
45:09
December 23, 2019
8 - The importance of a well-balanced diet - and your gut health!
In this episode, Chris is joined in the studio by top Nutritional Therapist Saffron Rogerson, who gives some tips for everyone on the importance of a balanced, wide-ranging diet and how it directly affects health and fitness.  She gives more detailed advice in a few areas, including gut health, dealing with IBS and specific nutrition to help promote fertility.  It is a fascinating 30 minutes, that I learned a lot from - and I think you will, too.   
29:23
June 21, 2019
7 - Thirty fitness tips from top trainer Matt Lovett
Top personal trainer and rehab specialist Matt Lovett has a list of 30 tips he has created to help everyone live a happier, healthier and fitter life. Listen to those tips from someone who knows!
30:02
March 10, 2019
6 - How to operate Online PT successfully, and implement time management effectively!
My radio guest today is Personal Trainer Chris Wickham, who explains the advantages and disadvantages of Online Personal Training - both for the client and the PT - plus gives some insights into how he manages with all his work, PT and fitness activities while being a busy dad to two youngsters!
24:39
December 27, 2018
5 - Starting triathlon - advice from a pro coach
In this 5th episode of Fit Happens Podcast, Kevin Wallace, Chairman and Senior Coach at the EVO Triathlon Club, talks to me on MarlowFM about taking up triathlon as a sport plus - if you're an existing triathlete - some advice you may find useful
31:02
November 24, 2018
4 - Managing pain resulting from sport and fitness
Pain affects us all - both from sporting and everyday life. In this podcast, top personal trainer and rehab specialist Matt Lovett talks about ways to minimise the pain, and if it can't be eliminated, ways to manage it and keep your focus on more positive thoughts elsewhere.
30:54
October 15, 2018
3 - Running from a physical and mindset approach
My radio guest is Sean Reel, who took up running relatively late in life and has now made it his passion. But why? And what demons did he conquer on the way? And tips for runners both new and not-so-new.
28:51
August 29, 2018
2 - Inspiration + adherence from Matt Lovett
Top trainer and personal motivator Matt Lovett from aps Fitness joins Chris Zaremba on his radio show to talk fitness inspiration and how to help people adhere to a plan. We hear so many stories of those with good intentions, but not staying the course - hear how Matt helps address this with his clients.
31:40
June 28, 2018
1 - Fat-to-fit at age 50, my own fitness story
Chris Zaremba is the guest as Pat Capp hosts today's fitness radio show. He talks about his fat to fit transformation, the obesity epidemic in general, and gives tips for people of all ages so they can ways to add years to their lives, and life to their years, and make it all enjoyable too!
17:04
May 24, 2018