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Hey Health Matters

Hey Health Matters

By Peter Serzant
A podcast dedicated to all things health and wellness!
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Live More Like Our Ancestors in 2022!
No...we're not talking about giving up WiFi and social media. In this end of the year episode, Jason and Pete talk about healthy habits to cultivate in the new year by looking to our forebears for inspiration.  More info: 
December 31, 2021
Holidays, Genes, and Pudding
The Holidays, your genes, and pudding cups...what do they have in common? Jason and Pete explain in this very special episode. 
December 22, 2021
Avoiding Chronic Disease: Don't Become A Statistic
We're in a pandemic...but probably not talking about the one that immediately pops into your mind. Along with the challenges from Covid-19, Americans are suffering from chronic disease and cancer-the top two killers in America today. How can you give yourself the best chance to avoid those problems? Jason and Pete discuss.  For more info visit: 
December 17, 2021
10 Principles For a (Pretty) Good Life
We all need a little guidance when it comes to life and principles make that process more manageable. In this episode Jason and Pete talk about one expert's list and then discuss how we can start to list our own life principles.  More info:
December 09, 2021
Being Social With Rob
Jason and Pete talk with HBHF's new social media expert Rob about his background in fitness, social media and his time at the gym. He offers a unique perspective on fitness and how to communicate HBHF's message and goals through social media and beyond.  More info:
December 02, 2021
Thanksgiving 2021 Special
This Thanksgiving week Jason and Pete offer some tips for enjoying-but not overdoing-your Thanksgiving Day (or any holiday) feast. Then the boys discuss what they're grateful for this year.  More info:  
November 23, 2021
How To Not Disappoint Your Coach
Disappointments happen...even for coaches. In this episode Jason and Pete answer Jane's question-asking if coaches are ever disappointed in their members. As always the boys build the conversation to a positive (and hopefully not disappointing) conclusion.  More Info:
November 16, 2021
What Not to Do On Rest and Recovery Days
Is there anything better than setting aside a day for rest and recovery? Well there are some do's and don'ts when it comes to rest and recovery. In this episode, Jason and Pete help navigate through what you need to know. Then Jason talks about some new exciting opportunities at Harbor Park Health and Fitness! 
November 11, 2021
Breathing, Dodge Ball; Smoothies; and more!
In this episode Jason talks about a new personal health endeavor; Pete brags about a personal athletic feat; and the boys talk smoothies, holiday nutrition and more!  
November 04, 2021
Dustin's Positive Perspective
There's an old saying that goes "Whether you think you can or not, you're right." In life as in the gym what you tell yourself and your attitude goes a long way to success or failure. But keeping the right mindset requires work. In this episode, Jason and Pete are joined by Dustin as he offers his tips for a positive mental outlook...and more! More info:
October 28, 2021
More Myths Busted
Jason and Pete bust 13 common (and not so common) fitness myths.  More info:
October 21, 2021
High Intensity vs Low Intensity Workouts spoiler alert right up front. Both high and low intensity workouts have their benefits. But what are they and how can you maximize the benefits of both? Jason and Pete are here to fill us in on that very question and more.  More info:
October 14, 2021
Facing Adversity's bound to happen. Pete twisted his ankle and foot in the gym. But instead of giving up he got right back in there. In this episode Pete recounts his mindset during and after the injury and Jason offers tips to overcome it. 
October 05, 2021
What You Think You Need vs What You Really Need (To Succeed)'re ready to get in shape? What do you need to begin? Fancy equipment? Lots of Supplements? A massage gun? Well Jason and Pete are to fill you in on what you really need to succeed!  More info:
September 28, 2021
Intelligent Intensity
How often should you on the ground, huffing and puffing in a workout? How often should take it easy during a workout? In this episode Jason and Pete discuss "Intelligent Intensity" (term coined by Dustin!) and how it can keep you gaining throughout your fitness journey!  More info:
September 23, 2021
What to Know About Plateaus
It happens to all of're going along it your fitness journey but all of the sudden your performance wanes, energy gets low, and your gains lessen. It's the attack of the dreaded plateau! In this episode, Jason and Pete discuss five keys to busting out of a fitness funk.  More info:
September 16, 2021
Four Building Blocks For A Healthy Life
Jason and Pete discuss four steps you can take to live a healthier life.  More info:
September 09, 2021
Don't Burn Extra Calories!
Jason and Pete go over a new study that shows burning "extra" calories during a workout doesn't actually aid in weight loss.  Find the study here Get more info on Harbor Park Health and Fitness! 
September 02, 2021
Secrets of A Lean Lifestyle
Most of us want to be lean if were not there already but as with most health and fitness goals it's easier said than done. In this episode Jason and Pete discuss the "Lean Food Pyramid" which contains several steps that will help.  More Info:
August 24, 2021
Covering Recovery
After a workout the real benefit comes to our bodies from how well we recover afterwards. In this episode, Jason and Pete discuss recovery...what to do and what to avoid.  More info: 
August 17, 2021
Dustin's Secrets to Confidence In (and out) of the Gym
Coach Dustin is back! And he wants us to be more confident, not only in the gym, by in everyday life. Listen as he and Pete offer their perspectives on how to increase your confidence!  More info:
August 10, 2021
Simone Biles and "Toughness”
Since Simone Biles pulled out certain Olympic events, social media has been filled with calls for more "toughness" from athletes. But is that justified? Jason and Pete discuss the situation and what mental "toughness" really means.  Get more info:
August 06, 2021
A New Dad's Reality
Hey Health Matters returns as does Jason from paternity leave. In this episode, Jason and Pete recap Jason's plan for after the baby was born-and how well he stuck to it.  For more info:  
August 02, 2021
A New Dad's Plan
Jason is a new dad! Parker James Yule was born on 7/4/21 weighing 5lbs 8oz. Now the real fun begins.  In his final podcast before Parker was born, Jason laid out his plan for staying healthy and active during his paternity leave.  Remember to subscribe to the show so you never miss an episode! More info:  
July 06, 2021
Fitness Freedom
If you were asked to go skiing, play basketball, or go for a hike, could you? Fitness freedom means the ability to do a physical activity when you want. How do you get to that point? Jason and Pete explain. 
June 24, 2021
Welcome to Harbor Park Cafe
Need a refreshing smoothie? Head to Harbor Park Cafe! 
June 18, 2021
Training Through the Decades
When it comes to training there is something for everyone--from ages 8 to 80 as Jason and Pete explain.  More info:
June 14, 2021
Murph Recap 2021
Pete participated in his first Murph workout this past Memorial Day...on this episode of HHM, Jason and Pete recap the day while Pete gives his reaction as a first-timer. Later Jason has an exciting announcement about Harbor Park Health and Fitness. More info:
June 04, 2021
Picking Dusty's Brain
While the boss is away the boys will play. Coach Dusty fills in for Jason and gives his unique point of view on everything from workout strategy, coaching methods, and more!  Like and subscribe for more content! Visit for more info
May 27, 2021
Keeping F.I.T.T.
What is F.I.T.T? Jason and Pete are back with more fitness tips and info to live a healthy and active life!  Get more info here
May 20, 2021
Making Nutrition Work For You
We NEED to hear from you! At HPHF we're developing a new class centered around nutrition. What would YOU like to learn in the class? Let us know and help us make the class focus on what you want to know.  More info:
May 13, 2021
Top Fitness Questions
Jason and Pete ask-and answer-the top fitness and exercise questions. The boys also work in some nutrition information. Enjoy! 
May 06, 2021
Getting The Most Out of You
Jason and Pete discuss "Self Optimization" and how it can change the rest of your life.  More info:
April 22, 2021
Top 10 Controversial Issues in Fitness
There are raging debates in the fitness world, like flexibility vs mobility; corrective exercise vs "shut up and lift"; and advanced monitoring vs "the feel method," and more. In this episode Jason and Pete explore these debates and what they mean. Later Jason tells us where he lands on each issue.  More info: Harbor Park Health and Fitness:
April 16, 2021
Metabolic Health
High blood pressure, heart disease, diabetes and more plague our society today and it all stems from poor metabolic health. Jason and Pete go into the particulars of this newer focus of health and wellness and give you tips to get metabolically healthy!  More info:
April 08, 2021
A note (or two) From Harbor Park H&F
These are exciting times for Harbor Park Health and Fitness! Jason and Pete are back to fill you in on not only the new technologies at HPHF to enhance your fitness experience, but also on plans to (finally!) get together and build the community! 
April 01, 2021
Anchor's Away
Jason introduces a new class at Harbor Park Health and Fitness-Anchor, aimed at people in their 50's and 60's looking to stay active.  More info:
March 26, 2021
What is a Dexa Scan and How Can It Help Me?
Pete recently took a Dexa scan which gives you a deep dive look inside your body. Jason and Pete review the results and talk about the benefits of the scan and how you can get one.  More info:
March 18, 2021
Insulin 101
Jason and Pete discuss insulin and why it's so important to weight loss and a healthy life.  More info:
March 11, 2021
Welcome to the Committed Club!
Jason and Pete discuss the "Committed Club" at Harbor Park Health and Fitness. Later two lucky members win a great prize! More info: 
March 04, 2021
Being Healthy: The Key to Saving Money
Healthcare costs skyrocket each year and many people's medical bills are an increasing burden. But it doesn't have to be this way. On the edition of HHM, Jason and Pete analyze healthcare costs compared to the cost of eating health and going to the more.  More info here:
February 25, 2021
Burning Questions Pt. 2
In this sequel from last week, Jason and Pete address media and government influences on health and wellness based on a listener question. 
February 18, 2021
Burning Questions
You have questions! Jason has answers! Listening to find out how you can get your questions answered too! 
February 11, 2021
Training Types and Methodologies
Jason and Pete discuss the different types of training that you can try. 
February 04, 2021
Minding Your Mindset
Jason and Pete deep dive into the mind, tackling topics such as motivation, anxiety, depression, and emotions. Plus Jason shares a personal story about his recent mental fatigue and what he did to overcome it. 
January 28, 2021
The Other 23
Jason and Pete talks about priorities for the time you spend outside of the gym. Working on the "Other 23" can maximize your workout results! 
January 22, 2021
Taking the Health And Fitness Assessment
Pete took the Harbor Park Health and Fitness assessment which scores based on the four pillars of health and fitness...activity, nutrition, stress, and habits. Jason evaluated how Pete did, where he's nailing it and where he needs improvement. Plus...find out how you can take the assessment!  
January 14, 2021
Scaling the Food Pyramid
Jason and Pete talk about the food pyramid, it's history and what changes could be made. Plus Jason reveals his secret pyramid level! 
January 07, 2021
Focus In: I need a massage..or yoga...or more!
Need a massage? What about a yoga session? Find out what else is waiting for you as Jason and Pete focus in on other services at the gym! 
January 05, 2021
Focus in: Welcome to Class!
On this holiday edition on HHM, Jason and Pete preview the gym group class experience from what's available to terminology. This conversation will get you ready for class! 
December 24, 2020
Focus In: Personal Training
Jason and Pete focus in on the personal training process. 
December 17, 2020
Hey Health Matters Episode 5
Jason and Pete recap Thanksgiving weekend and offer tips to healthy holiday eating! 
December 03, 2020
Hey Health Matters Episode 4
On this edition of Hey Health Matters, Jason takes us through the Client Experience and how someone gets started on their fitness journey. Also there's some tips sprinkled in on how to enjoy holiday eating...without overdoing it. Plus more! 
November 26, 2020
Hey Health Matters Episode 3-Weight Loss For Skeptics
Whether you're new to the weight loss/fitness scene or you've yo-yo dieted for years, it can be difficult to know what to believe when it comes to getting in shape. In this edition of Hey Health Matters, Jason and Pete tackle "Weight Loss For Skeptics" and give practical tips of becoming healthy! 
November 19, 2020
Hey Health Matters-Episode 2
Jason and Pete talk about exercise vs fitness, goal setting, and more! Plus the guys give more of their experience and tips to get...and stay...healthy!  
November 12, 2020
Hey Health Matters Episode 1
Jason and Pete host a podcast focused on health...both nutrition and fitness. In the premiere episode, the guys discuss their stories and then some common health misconceptions.  
November 05, 2020