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The Benvie Podcast: Success Stories Unveiled

The Benvie Podcast: Success Stories Unveiled

By Matt Benvie
We are tired of seeing awesome people get duped by fitness fads, scams, influencers and downright lies. Improving your health can be overwhelming and confusing but we are here to make it more simple.

This show is going to feature interviews with our biggest success stories, success stories from our friends in the industry and experts in all health related fields. You’ll be inspired by hearing from people just like you and learning how they overcame life’s obstacles to make fitness and health a priority without giving up all the things they love.
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Connor McGregor
Matt hosts Physiotherapist Connor McGregor.  Always into sport, it was no surprise that Connor decided to follow his passion.  Listen for some great tips on safely working out. LINKS IN THIS EPISODE https://www.mendrx.ca/connor-mcgregor Host/Producer – Matt Benvie mathewevolve@gmail.com Video Production - Gee Clarke grizzlecutfilms@gmail.com Technical Producer - Michael Boyd michaelboyd@podcastatlantic.com Podcast Atlantic podcastatlantic.com/ Evolve Fitness https://www.evolvefitnessltd.com/ Music from Arches Audio - https://archesaudio.com/ Title of Song - "Brand New Life"
37:05
March 23, 2022
Cordelia P
Librarian Cordelia has an inspiring story to tell.  She says Covid was the best thing that happened to her as it made her take stock and focus on her health.  So far she has lost over 100 pounds. Host/Producer – Matt Benvie mathewevolve@gmail.com Video Production - Gee Clarke grizzlecutfilms@gmail.com Technical Producer - Michael Boyd michaelboyd@podcastatlantic.com Podcast Atlantic podcastatlantic.com/ Evolve Fitness https://www.evolvefitnessltd.com/ Music from Arches Audio - https://archesaudio.com/ Title of Song - "Brand New Life"
39:18
March 09, 2022
John Tramble interviews Matt
Matt's good friend and St.F.X. classmate, John Tramble takes the lead and interviews Matt.  Lot's of stories about both their past, history and how the pandemic changed how Matt did business.   Host/Producer – Matt Benvie mathewevolve@gmail.com Video Production - Gee Clarke grizzlecutfilms@gmail.com Technical Producer - Michael Boyd michaelboyd@podcastatlantic.com Podcast Atlantic podcastatlantic.com/ Evolve Fitness https://www.evolvefitnessltd.com/ Music from Arches Audio - https://archesaudio.com/ Title of Song - "Brand New Life" LINKS IN THIS EPISODE The Maritime Women’s Basketball Association https://themwba.ca/ John Tramble https://www.linkedin.com/in/john-tramble-8879a2ab/?originalSubdomain=ca
01:05:52
February 23, 2022
Matt goes solo
Matt's journey continues as he sits down by himself and talks about his early years and family and then how he became a personal trainer and owner of Evolve Fitness.  There are lots of great tips for getting healthy here. Host/Producer – Matt Benvie mathewevolve@gmail.com Video Production - Gee Clarke grizzlecutfilms@gmail.com Technical Producer - Michael Boyd michaelboyd@podcastatlantic.com Podcast Atlantic podcastatlantic.com/ Evolve Fitness https://www.evolvefitnessltd.com/ Music from Arches Audio - https://archesaudio.com/ Title of Song - "Brand New Life" LINKS IN THIS EPISODE Halifax Road Hammers https://hfxroadhammers.com/ Dr. Dayna Lee-Baggley https://drleebaggley.com/
41:54
February 09, 2022
Matt interviews his twin Mitch
This is the first of three very personal episodes of the Benvie Podcast: Success Stories Unveiled.  In this episode Matt sits down with his twin brother, and business partner Mitch to talk about growing up and their journey at Evolve Fitness. Host/Producer – Matt Benvie mathewevolve@gmail.com Video Production - Gee Clarke grizzlecutfilms@gmail.com Technical Producer - Michael Boyd michaelboyd@podcastatlantic.com Podcast Atlantic podcastatlantic.com/ Evolve Fitness https://www.evolvefitnessltd.com/ Music from Arches Audio - https://archesaudio.com/ Title of Song - "Brand New Life"
32:57
January 27, 2022
Dr. Dayna Lee-Baggley
Matt sits down with Dr. Dayna Lee-Baggley. Dr. Lee-Baggley has spent her entire career working in medical, surgical, and cancer care units in the hospital. During COVID-19 she was a frontline provider and continued to provide services for cancer patients. But COVID-19 created enormous demand for psychological help. She decided to pursue her values of increasing access to care and reducing human suffering by creating a virtual health psychology clinic to help address the new needs created because of COVID-19. A virtual clinic was also now possible because so many people had found it easy and acceptable to use online therapy during COVID-19. She pursued getting registered in multiple provinces across Canada to increase access. Group formats was also selected to provide more services to more people in need and to help foster community and bringing people together. This is a must listen.  Find out about  Burnout Prevention, the myth about building health habits and your frontal lob battery. Host/Producer – Matt Benvie mathewevolve@gmail.com Video Production - Gee Clarke grizzlecutfilms@gmail.com Technical Producer - Michael Boyd michaelboyd@podcastatlantic.com Podcast Atlantic podcastatlantic.com/ Evolve Fitness https://www.evolvefitnessltd.com/ Music from Arches Audio - https://archesaudio.com/ Title of Song - "Brand New Life" LINKS IN THIS EPISODE Website - https://drleebaggley.com/ Her Book - https://www.amazon.ca/Healthy-Habits-Suck-Couch-Live/dp/1684033314 twitter: @DrLeeBaggley instagram: @DrLeeBaggley Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/drleebaggley
44:35
January 12, 2022
Gina O
Matt chats with Gina, a very positive and cheerful person. She talks about how she only competes with herself, credits Evolve Fitness for making her the fittest of her life and gives some on the nose tips for staying heathy. Host/Producer – Matt Benvie mathewevolve@gmail.com Video Production - Gee Clarke grizzlecutfilms@gmail.com Technical Producer - Michael Boyd michaelboyd@podcastatlantic.com Podcast Atlantic podcastatlantic.com/ Evolve Fitness https://www.evolvefitnessltd.com/ Music from Arches Audio - https://archesaudio.com/ Title of Song - "Brand New Life" LINKS IN THIS EPISODE Headspace App - https://www.headspace.com/ Book: Atomic Habits - https://jamesclear.com/atomic-habits
29:46
December 29, 2021
Matt S.
New Brunswick born Matt S. sits down with our Matt to discuss helping other entrepreneurs and all about his fitness and health journey. He says "It's all about building good habits."  This is a great listen. You won't want to miss it. Host/Producer – Matt Benvie mathewevolve@gmail.com Video Production - Gee Clarke grizzlecutfilms@gmail.com Technical Producer - Michael Boyd michaelboyd@podcastatlantic.com Podcast Atlantic podcastatlantic.com/ Evolve Fitness https://www.evolvefitnessltd.com/ Music from Arches Audio - https://archesaudio.com/ Title of Song - "Brand New Life" LINKS IN THIS EPISODE Symplicity Designs - https://symplicity.ca/our-story/ Andrew Huberman - https://hubermanlab.com/ Book – BJ Fog Tiny Habits - https://tinyhabits.com/ Book – How Will You Measure Your Life? https://www.amazon.ca/How-Will-Measure-Your-Life/dp/0062102419 Gord Downie / Peter Mansbridge Interview - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i51CPPminbM Book – The Art of Possibility - https://www.amazon.ca/Art-Possibility-Transforming-Professional-Personal/dp/0142001104/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIhsOSu4H68wIVbQaICR124wl0EAAYASAAEgIqZ_D_BwE&hvadid=208376494288&hvdev=c&hvlocphy=9000080&hvnetw=g&hvqmt=e&hvrand=12731845220531551535&hvtargid=kwd-298930510248&hydadcr=23312_10093169&keywords=the+art+of+possibility&qid=1635867543&sr=8-1
37:20
December 15, 2021
Tina
Matt's Guest this week is Tina.  Tina lost 90 lbs in 9 months.  A great feat, but when she was a young paddler she was know for gaining and losing weight very fast depending on the season.  Her mantra is "Just Do It".  Don't allow yourself excuses. PLEASE NOTE - You can hear some noise coming from above due to noisy neighbours. Host/Producer – Matt Benvie mathewevolve@gmail.com Video Production - Gee Clarke grizzlecutfilms@gmail.com Technical Producer - Michael Boyd michaelboyd@podcastatlantic.com Podcast Atlantic podcastatlantic.com/ Evolve Fitness https://www.evolvefitnessltd.com/ Music from Arches Audio - https://archesaudio.com/ Title of Song - "Brand New Life" LINKS IN THIS EPISODE Matt mentions this book. https://www.amazon.ca/Be-Obsessed-Average-Grant-Cardone/dp/1101981059 Tina's Favourite Movie - Ever After  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ever_After Tina's fantasy dinner partner - Madonna https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Madonna
16:46
December 01, 2021
Luke
Matt speaks with Aerobics' First Co-owner Luke.  Luke was a sprinter from the get go.  Check out this very interesting and compelling conversation. Host/Producer – Matt Benvie mathewevolve@gmail.com Video Production - Gee Clarke grizzlecutfilms@gmail.com Technical Producer - Michael Boyd michaelboyd@podcastatlantic.com Podcast Atlantic podcastatlantic.com/ Evolve Fitness https://www.evolvefitnessltd.com/ Music from Arches Audio - https://archesaudio.com/ Title of Song - "Brand New Life" LINKS IN THIS EPISODE Favourite Movie - Gallipoli  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gallipoli_(1981_film) Celebrity Crush - Farrah Fawcett  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Farrah_Fawcett Have Dinner with - Albert Schweitzer  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Albert_Schweitzer World Litter Run - https://www.facebook.com/events/planet-earth/world-litter-run/359931724349468/
34:44
November 17, 2021
Amy
Matt speaks with Amy who went from being trained to become a trainer at Evolve Fitness.  They talk about her journey, how nutrition is so very important and her power lifting records. Host/Producer – Matt Benvie mathewevolve@gmail.com Video Production - Gee Clarke grizzlecutfilms@gmail.com Technical Producer - Michael Boyd michaelboyd@podcastatlantic.com Podcast Atlantic podcastatlantic.com/ Evolve Fitness https://www.evolvefitnessltd.com/ Music from Arches Audio - https://archesaudio.com/ Title of Song - "Brand New Life"
24:54
November 03, 2021
Benny
Matt talks with one of his favourite success story Benny. Benny joined Evolve Fitness during Covid so those first workouts were done virtually but she was hooked after just one. Having lost almost 40 pounds since she started Benny discusses her past Yo-Yo dieting after the birth of her first child, hating when people posted pics of her and the talk with her sister that turned her life in a new, healthy direction. Host/Producer – Matt Benvie mathewevolve@gmail.com Video Production - Gee Clarke grizzlecutfilms@gmail.com Technical Producer - Michael Boyd michaelboyd@podcastatlantic.com Podcast Atlantic podcastatlantic.com/ Evolve Fitness https://www.evolvefitnessltd.com/ Music from Arches Audio - https://archesaudio.com/ Title of Song - "Brand New Life"
25:47
October 20, 2021
Brian
Matt finds out that Brian has a lower body fat percentage than his. Brian talks about going from being intimated at the gym in his younger years to becoming more comfortable at one, changing his evening schedule and his non-scale victories. Host/Producer – Matt Benvie mathewevolve@gmail.com Video Production - Gee Clarke grizzlecutfilms@gmail.com Technical Producer - Michael Boyd michaelboyd@podcastatlantic.com Podcast Atlantic podcastatlantic.com/ Evolve Fitness https://www.evolvefitnessltd.com/ Music from Arches Audio - https://archesaudio.com/ Title of Song - "Brand New Life" LINKS IN THIS EPISODE Ride for Cancer - https://yourrideforcancer.ca/
24:39
October 06, 2021
Penny
Episode Title – Penny Episode Description – Penny talks to Matt about surpassing her weight loss goal, carving out time to exercise and "The Big Ass Salad". Please Note: There are improvements happening at Evolve so you will hear sounds of construction in the background at times. Host/Producer – Matt Benvie mathewevolve@gmail.com Video Production - Gee Clarke grizzlecutfilms@gmail.com Technical Producer - Michael Boyd michaelboyd@podcastatlantic.com Podcast Atlantic podcastatlantic.com/ Evolve Fitness https://www.evolvefitnessltd.com/ Music from Arches Audio - https://archesaudio.com/ Title of Song - "Brand New Life" LINKS IN THIS EPISODE Ride for Cancer - https://yourrideforcancer.ca/
27:50
September 22, 2021
Sheri
Sheri talks to Matt about her fitness journey and how important family and friends can be for success. Host/Producer – Matt Benvie mathewevolve@gmail.com Video Production - Gee Clarke grizzlecutfilms@gmail.com Technical Producer - Michael Boyd michaelboyd@podcastatlantic.com Podcast Atlantic podcastatlantic.com/ Evolve Fitness https://www.evolvefitnessltd.com/ Music from Arches Audio - https://archesaudio.com/ Title of Song - "Brand New Life" LINKS IN THIS EPISODE Ride for Cancer - https://yourrideforcancer.ca/ We'll be back with a new episode in two weeks.
30:14
September 08, 2021
The Benvie Podcast: Success Stories Unveiled Trailer
We are tired of seeing awesome people get duped by fitness fads, scams, influencers and downright lies.   Improving your health can be overwhelming and confusing but we are here to make it more simple. Hey everyone, my name is Matt Benvie and I am one half of the twin duo Matt & Mitch from The Benvie Podcast: Success Stories Unveiled For 12 years we’ve been helping real people get real results in Halifax and across Canada at our gym Evolve Fitness. We love country music and we really love helping people build their fitness goals around their life with a plan that they can stick to forever. This show is going to feature interviews with our biggest success stories, success stories from our friends in the industry and experts in all health related fields.  You’ll be inspired by hearing from people just like you and learning how they overcame life’s obstacles to make fitness and health a priority without giving up all the things they love. Be sure to follow us on apple podcasts, Spotify and google and tune in to episode 1 on September 8th. Producers Matt Benvie and Mitch Benvie Hosts Matt Benvie and Mitch Benvie  Evolve Fitness Technical Producer Michael Boyd - Podcast Atlantic Music supplies by Arches Audio https://archesaudio.com/  Song - Brand New Life
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July 31, 2021