General Fitness Companycast

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By Jerry Washington
Face it, you're tired of trainers always talking about diet and exercise. This is a podcast that talks about living the good life. From mindset to the science behind why you do what you do, we're determined to help you create a framework that enables you to make effective decisions and take massive action on your dreams.
TReXpert Talk | Ep. # 52 No Business Like Shoe Business
Today we talk about the type of shoes you need and the ones you should avoid like the plague. There are a few names on this list that might surprise you.
21:06
July 20, 2018
TReXpert Talk | Ep. # 51 Rest & Recovery at Last
I woke up this morning a little tired from all the excitement of publishing episode 50, so I thought it would be nice to talk about the importance of rest.
12:34
July 19, 2018
TReXpert Talk | Ep. # 50 Keeping Good Company pt. 2
Today we celebrate our 50th episode continuing our talk from yesterday about keeping good company in the gym and the importance of having a group of people around you with a common goal.
12:34
July 18, 2018
TReXpert Talk | Ep. # 49 Keeping Good Company
Today we talk about the traditional reasons for keeping good company and how they can help you learn so much more than the average person. It's still a matter of execution, but you'll have an advantage with allies like the ones you'll have when we spend time with us.
13:11
July 17, 2018
TReXpert Talk | Ep. #48 Fun, Fun, Fun, Fun!
Today's Friday (the 13th) and we're gonna talk about fun and how you can use it to dominate the world. Or at least solve some of life's unexpected problems.
30:09
July 14, 2018
TReXpert Talk | Ep. # 47 Failures and Rejects
Today we're gonna talk about failures and rejections and how you can get over them. Also we chat a little about some famous failures that have changed the world because they didn't give up.
18:07
July 13, 2018
TReXpert Talk | Ep. #46 Keep Going!
We're gonna finish where I left off yesterday before I went onto a tangent. Consistency is key in anything you do. Sometimes it can be hard, especially when it seems that you're not getting results. Here's how you flip the switch to keep going.
13:03
July 12, 2018
TReXpert Talk | Ep. # 45 Gainz Appreciation
Today's talk morphed from one of the importance of consistency to why appreciation is so important to you success not only in your workouts, but in finding happiness in life.
19:07
July 11, 2018
TReXpert Talk | Ep. # 44 What Doesn't Matter
Today we've got a short episode about why you shouldn't worry about your failures.
06:45
July 10, 2018
TReXpert Talk | Ep. #43 Failure Is A Blessing
There is so much you can learn from a failed attempt. Mostly, that the more you do, the more you learn, but you can actually learn that you are just like anyone else and your successes really only have to do with the fact that you're bolder than everyone else.
18:48
July 7, 2018
TReXpert Talk | Ep. #42 KISS Please
Today we talk about doing things the hard way, the easy way, and your way. There are some nuances to keeping things simple and fortunately for you, we're gonna talk about a solution to solving all of life's problems.
23:13
July 6, 2018
TReXpert Talk | Ep. #41 Free Yourself From Mediocrity
This is our first annual Independence Day episode. It's nothing fancy, no bells or whistles, but there is something that you should know about how you can stop working out like the average gym goer...
16:06
July 5, 2018
TReXpert Talk | Ep. #40 Moving To The Beat
Today we talk about tempo and pace for your workouts. Your tempo is just as important as your frequency and you have to know how much of either you need. We also talk about something you should NEVER do in a gym towards the end of the episode so listen closely.
15:46
July 4, 2018
TReXpert Talk | Ep. #39 Q&A From Project SELFFY Live Call
Here's a little something different today. I've just started some live Q&A in my private Facebook group Project SELFFY (Sustainable Expressions of Love From and For You). We dove deep into some fitness questions with this one so strap in and if you wanna join, look us up on Facebook!
35:34
July 3, 2018
GFCcast | Ep. #18 Let's Talk Motivation
Today I talk to one of my long-standing clients, Stephanie. We talk about her motivations and how she has stayed in shape for so long, even with a 10 month old baby and a demanding job.
31:44
June 30, 2018
TReXpert Talk | Ep. #38 Breathe In & Breathe Out
38 is my favorite number and today we're gonna talk about my favorite subject...breathing. We've got a few different ways to do it to be the most efficient in your workouts and there's an extra bonus meditation breath that we'll learn together in today's conclusion.
15:47
June 29, 2018
TReXpert Talk | Ep. #37 What IF
Today we talk about Intermittent Fasting and it's benefits, drawbacks, and real-world life lessons. Find out if you should be fasting and how when you listen to this episode.
20:12
June 28, 2018
TReXpert Talk | Ep. #36 Living On The (Fitness) Edge
We talk today about why balance is so very important to your lifts and what you can do to improve it. We'll then apply that knowledge of balance to discover the hidden benefits of taking it easy.
18:09
June 27, 2018
TReXpert Talk | Ep. #35 Powerglide
How do you get more powerful in the gym as well as in life? Well, that's exactly what we talk about on today's episode.
12:36
June 26, 2018
TReXpert Talk | Ep. #34 (Fitness) Myth Busters
Today we talk about (and bust) a few popular fitness myths.
17:18
June 23, 2018
TReXpert Talks | Ep. #33 A Little Patience (& Consistency)
Today you get to hear me try to sing (it's not terrible) and talk about how being patient not only just about guarantees your success, but also makes you more attractive.
15:06
June 22, 2018
TReXpert Talks | Ep. #32 What Can An Immigrant Teach You?
We're switching it up today and talking about the real world life lesson you can learn from my family of immigrants. I was separated from my family for some time and I want you to know that adversity like that only makes you stronger...
32:29
June 21, 2018
TReXpert Talk | Ep. #31 No Pain and...Maybe a Little Gain
Today we talk again about pain and what it can teach you about your decisions. Pain is meant to be a teacher, but the question is what is it teaching you?
26:11
June 20, 2018
TReXpert Talk | Ep. #30 Came Through Drippin'
Today we're gonna discuss the oldest of body rejuvenators and keepers of youth, water. It's gotta ton of benefits, so why aren't you drinking more of it!?!?
15:35
June 19, 2018
TReXpert Talks | Ep. #29 Not On My Watch
Today we talk about the mindset that prevents injuries and all but guarantees that you always max out your potential.
09:34
June 16, 2018
TReXpert Talk | Ep. #28 Who's Your Buddy?
You've got friends, right? Today, I talk about out how they can help you get to the next level with your training.
08:36
June 15, 2018
TReXpert Talk | Ep. #27 Who's Your Teacher?
I reminisce today on this first today back from a mini-vacation. It was interesting to come to the realization that I've always been someone who has actively looked to find help, almost as much as I have been willing to help others.
18:09
June 14, 2018
TReXpert Talk | Ep. #26 It's Not For Everyone
I was talking to an associate today about running and it made me reminisce on my days as an All-American track athlete. I then realized, what it is that is the missing key to success for most people.
15:05
June 7, 2018
TReXpert Talk | Ep. #25 R &R (Just Chill)
Thinking about my upcoming time away and talking about whether it's a good idea to ever take a break. I've got some thoughts for #teamnosleep out there and it might not be very comfortable.
13:17
June 6, 2018
TReXpert Talks | Ep. #24 Time To Do Drugs
Today we're gonna talk about performance-enhancing drugs as well as a few other "supplements" that can help you get strong. Should you take them? Do they really help? Find out the answer to that here and discover the real world life lessons we can learn from the newly reignited drug culture in our country.
25:26
June 5, 2018
TReXpert Talk | Ep. #23 Don't Be Afraid
Today is a bit of a switch of the flavor for you as I go a little more heady with the concepts of fear and discomfort. It is my belief that to get to the next level of living the good life, it's important to understand the relationships between our actions and our aspirations. Let me know if you like the new Friday format with a review. I'd appreciate it a lot because I put a lot of time in to putting this one together for you ;-)
20:44
June 2, 2018
TReXpert Talk | Ep. #22 Hips Don't Lie
Probably one of the most important and most neglected parts of your body is the hip. So many people run into issues later on in life because they did not take the time to properly implement a good hip flexibility program. Here's yours.
11:24
June 1, 2018
TReXpert Talk | Ep. #21 Let's Go Running
It's getting nicer outside and it's time to get our summer body ready. We're gonna learn the difference between running on a treadmill and running in the great outdoors today. You are also invited to our new running program starting soon. Listen to the conclusion for details.
10:22
May 31, 2018
TReXpert Talk | Ep. #20 The HIIT LISS
Today we're going to be talking about the old debate of long cardio versus short bursts of movement. Which one's better? Why should you do it? And of course I'll be discussing the real world application to these questions.
15:32
May 30, 2018
TReXpert Talks | Ep. #19 The History
We're just finishing Memorial day as I finish putting the podcast out. Today I reminisced about the first year in business and what I've learned that you can apply to your own life.
17:19
May 29, 2018
TReXpert Talks | Ep. #18 Jerry's Going Off
Today I went on a little rant in my car about people that are in perpetual preparation. If you need a little nudge to get off the fence to take action, this is the episode for you.
12:34
May 26, 2018
TReXpert Talks | Ep. #17 Going At Yo Neck
Do you have constant headaches or shoulder pain? Does your lower back hurt? Well it might be your neck. Listen in today as I explain a few causes for your pain as well as a couple of ways to prevent it and possibly even eliminate it altogether.
12:07
May 25, 2018
TReXpert Talks | Ep. #16 Sleep Y Supplements
Sleep and supplements are probably the biggest factors for athletes and average Joe's alike. Find out what supplements you should be taking (if any) and how this helps you with getting closer to your friends and living the good life.
15:51
May 24, 2018
TReXpert Talks | Ep. #15 Got Balance?
Today we're gonna elaborate a little bit about stability. Core is important, but there is a little known thing called proprioception, that you absolutely need if you're gonna be working at 100% capacity with your workouts
10:40
May 23, 2018
TReXpert Talks | Ep. #14 J Dubs Got Ya Back!
This is a very special episode because I get into some of the common mistakes that people make when trying to strengthen their back. We're gonna talk about those movements and give a few of my favorite ones that you can do at home.
19:06
May 22, 2018
TReXpert Talks | Ep. #13 Workout Week
Wanna know how you should be working out each week to maintain a healthy routine? Take a listen...
11:36
May 19, 2018
TReXpert Talks | Ep. #12 Why You Sweatin?
This episode is about sweating. What is it good for (you might be surprised how many benefits there are to sweating) and if you are doing it right.
14:18
May 18, 2018
TReXpert Talks | Ep. #11 Just Breathe
Your breath can control your workout, but do you know how to control your breath? There's also a brief meditation instruction for you to take home as well.
12:20
May 17, 2018
TReXpert Talks | Ep. #10 The Best Of Both Worlds
Talking today about your muscles and how a fully functioning muscle system mirrors the way you should be living your life.
09:42
May 16, 2018
TReXpert Talks | Ep. #9 Make Your Reps Count
We're talking reps and sets here. Why are you counting the reps and why in the world you even counting your reps in the first place.
12:30
May 15, 2018
TReXpert Talks | Ep. #8 The Perfect Workout
Today we're gonna finish off the week by talking about the most efficient and effective workout. Are you doing this ONE move regularly?
07:39
May 12, 2018
TReXpert Talks | Ep. #7 How To Get Perfect Abs.
Today we learn what to do to get the perfect abs. It's a short one, so pay attention.
07:14
May 11, 2018
TReXpert Talks | Ep. #6 Your Workout
There are 3 different body types and each one requires a different type of exercise. Are you doing the right training for your body?
13:41
May 10, 2018
TReXpert Talks | Ep. #5 Stretching It Out (Extended)
We're picking up from yesterday with an actual stretch routine that you can use after your workouts. This is a comprehensive stretch, so listen up, because it's helped literally hundreds, if not thousands of people stay injury free under my training.
20:21
May 9, 2018
TReXpert Talks | Ep. #4 Stretching It Out
Stretching. There are literally more than 1,000 different theories on this. Today we're gonna dispel some myths your workout routine and give you the low down on when and why stretching is important.
15:06
May 8, 2018
Interview w/ My Client Debby Talking About Her Progress #17
Debby has just gotten serious about working out as of the beginning of this year and she's had so much progress. She's older than most of my clients, yet has had the most progress. I had to find out what her secret was and the answer just might surprise you.
24:27
May 5, 2018
Running Form Episode #3 of the TReXpert Talk
Talking about running and running form today. Dropping some knowledge from two decades of experience and 6 NCAA All-American track and field titles. You may be surprised about the complexity of simply going for a jog.
16:07
May 4, 2018
Episode #2 TReXpert Talks
Today we're gonna talk about how a pool noodle (actually a foam roller) can change your life and possibly add more years to your running and training life.
10:20
May 3, 2018
Episode #1 TReXpert Talks
So fitting that I start this series about TRX on a Tuesday. I love alliteration! In fact, I love it so much that I briefly considered having it only on Tuesdays. NE hoo. Stay tuned to find out how these two foundational exercises using the TRX translate to help you accomplish greatness in your everyday life.
12:35
May 1, 2018
Mini episode #16: Does "The Secret" Actually Work?
Today we've got a mini-episode where I'm talking about "the secret" and how to create a maintain the success you're looking for in life. It's a lot simpler than you think, but it's not easy. Take a listen and don't forget to share!
12:33
April 19, 2018
Episode 15: What IS Pain?
In this episode here, we sit down and talk to Russian Bodywork specialist, Dave Reeman. He's worked with many NFL teams including the Eagles, Redskins, Titans, Panthers, and Jets. He's got some interesting views about pain and how it can wreak havoc on our lives. Oh, and he gives me a demo too, showing me how it all actually works.
35:24
April 11, 2018
Episode 14 Learn To Be Great
This is a short episode on how to be great. Find the tools and acquire the knowledge to do better while creating a framework to improve our mental, physical, and spiritual fitness.
14:50
April 3, 2018
Episode 13: You Lucky Dog
Sorry for cursing, this was a raw and relatively uncut story about luck and how you can get more of it in life. Hint: it doesn't involve 4 leaf clovers or a rabbit's foot.
20:07
March 27, 2018
Episode #12: Mesmerized By Mindfulness
Today, my buddy Dave Charny stopped in to talk mindfulness with me. There are times when we need to stop and observe life and there are times when it's better to plan it out. There are formal and informal ways to do this that could absolutely shift your current paradigm. I'm so happy that Dave came by and he even left a BONUS GUIDED MEDITATION on the back end of this here episode so listen out for that. You can find out more about Dave and how he might be able to help you personally by going to his website here (https://www.mindfulschools.org/resources/certified-instructor/name/david-charny/). Thanks for listening and don't forget to rate this and/or share this episode on iTunes.
53:32
March 20, 2018
Mini episode: Let's Get Zoned
How to get In the zone of optimal performance
16:59
March 13, 2018
Episode #11: What Can Pain Teach Us About Ourselves?
This was our first venture into interviewing guests on the podcast. Today, we spoke with Robert Toporek (http://www.rolfingtoporek.com/). In this episode, we discover how one man who saw some of America's greatest heroes die while serving two tours in Vietnam, turned his life around. He went from an angry confused individual to become a healer who studied under the great Ida Rolf, the creator of the therapy technique, Rolfing. They say warriors always come back to become healers and this certainly appears to be the case here...
27:11
March 6, 2018
How Helpful Is Fear Really?
We've made it to 10!! But not without a few hiccups. But that's perfect because today we're gonna be talking about pain and how you can learn to use it as advantage in getting to that next level of success. Pain is a great teacher, but we're gonna discover today that it shouldn't be your only teacher.
24:54
March 1, 2018
Lamborghini Giveaway
As Warren Buffet's mentor Charlie Munger says, "To get what you want you have to deserve what you want. The world is not yet a crazy enough place to start rewarding undeserving people." In this episode we'll find out if you deserve what you want and show you how if you're not quite there.
21:20
February 18, 2018
Minicast Episode on Happiness
It's not normal to be happy all the time. But if you're not happy at all, then you might not be considering one very important aspect of life.
16:43
February 11, 2018
Super (Bowl) Patience
In lieu of the Super Bowl Champion Philadelphia Eagles, I discuss my personal experience as Patriots fan and how the Super Bowl has personally effected my life and helped me understand how valuable of a trait patience is to being happy.
23:58
February 8, 2018
How Comfortable Are You?
Life is a series of circumstances. Every unfortunate event is an opportunity to grow and learn while everything else is an opportunity for gratitude. Listen to this episode as we talk about how life is never happening to us. It's simply a mindset. Life happens for us so that every moment has value just as long as you have the awareness to experience it.
26:51
January 30, 2018
Can You Dream a Better Life?
We all have dreams and goals, but not everyone gets to see them happen. Find out how you can almost guarantee success in your career, relationships, and overall fulfillment in 2018.
24:02
January 24, 2018
10 General Life Tips
Want to live a happier, healthier, more fulfilling life? Listen to these 10 General Life Tips from the General Fitness Company.
50:21
January 17, 2018
What Can U Accomplish in 2018?
So many people set lofty goals in the beginning of the year only to see their dreams of a better future dashed within a week or so πŸ˜₯πŸ˜₯Here's what you can do today to ensure success for the new year.
27:15
January 5, 2018
Let Me Show You The TRUTH
Everyone believes that they know the truth and can show you the way. Let's imagine ourself in a dark room to see what they really mean...
11:13
December 31, 2017
The Saddest People On The 🌎
Some people just get so 😑 that they simply can't handle what's happening. Here is a practical reason why and what you can do to prevent yourself from being one of the MADDEST PEOPLE IN THE WORLD!
10:32
December 30, 2017
My (first) Fitness Podcast!
The (untitled) "Fitness" Podcast β€’ Who Is JERRY WASINGTON anyway? 😯
04:59
December 28, 2017
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