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The Greater Purpose Podcast

The Greater Purpose Podcast

By Matthew Chenard
Our society is in the pursuit of trying to fix independent aspects of the human, not the whole individual. We are missing the bigger picture of the whole being in the process. We aim to provide you with real-life stories and expert guests in the categories of the GPHF Flywheel. Spiritual, Physical,Mental , Purpose, and Connection. Our goal is to bring truth to you and help the world see that we need to focus on the whole person and not just individual categories to make a holistically healthy and fit community of humans.

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062: The Ideal Workout Length
Is there a perfect workout time? That length of workout that gives you exactly what you need?  Surprisingly, NO! The length of your workout is very dependent on what your goals are, but even more so, how you spend the time you have in the gym.  What we do know? If you only have a few minutes, you’re going to need to include some intensity! If you have loads of time, figuring out how to use that time most effectively and efficiently is important too, because just hammering yourself for hours on end every day won’t help your fitness either.   Have a listen to find out more about how to make the most of your workout time.     Start your fitness Journey at Greater Purpose Health and Fitness https://greaterpurposehealthandfitness.com   Follow us on instagram! @gphealthandfitness
16:02
August 08, 2022
061: How to Get Over the Fear of Joining a Gym
We totally, 100% understand. It can be really scary to walk into a gym for the first time. It can be intimidating. You don’t want to be the weakness, least fit, slowest, or the “newbie”. We get it, because we have ALL been there. Here are a few things to keep in mind when gaining the courage, and how to get yourself through the door.   First of all, think about why you want to start at a gym in the first place. If that reason is strong enough, it will overtake your fear! Second, make a phone call, and talk to a real human first! If it feels right, get yourself through the door. If it doesn’t, maybe try the next place. Third, remember that this is about YOU. Which means that everyone else is likely feeling the same as you - worried only about themselves.   Have a listen for a little more encouragement to get you through the door!    Start your fitness Journey at Greater Purpose Health and Fitness https://greaterpurposehealthandfitness.com   Jilisa’s Instagram - @Jilisawrote   Matt’s Instagram -@mattchenard
12:17
August 01, 2022
060: I'm too Busy to Workout
Yeah. We know. You’re busy. We are all busy! We are certainly that at one time or another you have said, “I just don’t have time to work out.” But what happens when we say, “I cannot prioritize my health right now.” Hits a little different, hey? We have some really awesome suggestions on how to start small, and slowly build and develop a healthy balance of movement, good nutrition, and ALL the other busy things in your life. Have a listen from some tips on how to stay active, even when you’re busy! Start your fitness Journey at Greater Purpose Health and Fitness https://greaterpurposehealthandfitness.com Jilisa’s Instagram - @Jilisawrote Matt’s Instagram -@mattchenard Tom’s Instagram- @coachtomregier
16:19
July 25, 2022
059: Should YOU be tracking calories??
This is a hot button topic that gets a lot of attention, but with a bit of an unclear answer. The answer is always, and will always be… “It depends”. What does it depend on? Well… a few things. Your goals. Your history. Your current knowledge. Your mental state. Your emotional health. The time you have. Your reasons why. And more. So like we said, it really, really depends. We’d love to chat with you and figure out what a good strategy is for YOU and how you can reach your goals. Start your fitness Journey at Greater Purpose Health and Fitness https://greaterpurposehealthandfitness.com Jilisa’s Instagram - @Jilisawrote Matt’s Instagram -@mattchenard
13:51
July 18, 2022
058: Using Your Fitness Outside of the Gym
If your fitness only show ups while your in the gym, what good is that? It’s good for that hour or so, but what else can you do with your fitness? The entire point of being fit, is it actually be able to use your body for what it’s created for in everyday life. We also love trying new sports and new things, adventuring, and exploring the world outside the gym. How have you been using your fitness outside of the gym? Start your fitness Journey at Greater Purpose Health and Fitness https://greaterpurposehealthandfitness.com Jilisa’s Instagram - @Jilisawrote Matt’s Instagram -@mattchenard Tom’s Instagram- @coachtomregier
16:58
July 11, 2022
Episode 57: 75 Hard, yay or nay?
Thinking about jumping in to the 75 hard challenge? Sweet! That means you’re ready to get going with your health and prioritizing your fitness and nutrition. Good for you! So, is a program that requires 2x a day workouts, no sugar, no alcohol, progress pictures, etc. the right place to start? Honestly… maybe! Possibly!? It might actually be an amazing thing for certain people. And it might be a horrible idea for others. Have a listen to find out who we think those people are. Start your fitness Journey at Greater Purpose Health and Fitness https://greaterpurposehealthandfitness.com Jilisa’s Instagram - @Jilisawrote Matt’s Instagram -@mattchenard Tom’s Instagram- @coachtomregier
18:30
July 04, 2022
056: I've been working out so hard but NOT seeing results
Have you been working out so hard but NOT seeing results?  When working out, nutrition, recovery, physical adaptation, rest, stress, progressive programming, cold/heat exposure, stretching/mobility, etc. all play a part in seeing progress. We don’t always think of these things as being an important part of your training routine, but we promise, they are! Listen to this episode to find out if there is something you might be missing and how to optimize your results.  Start your fitness Journey at Greater Purpose Health and Fitness https://greaterpurposehealthandfitness.com Jilisa’s Instagram - @Jilisawrote Matt’s Instagram -@mattchenard Tom’s Instagram- @coachtomregier
16:40
June 27, 2022
055: Setting the Bar Low
There is a sweet spot when it comes to starting your fitness and nutrition - it needs to be challenging, but doable. Set the bar low. Challenging enough to make change, but not so challenging that it becomes overwhelming, or makes you feel like you’re failing because you aren’t able to keep up.  Studies show that those who are able to start slow, and build at a pace that encourages them to continue to be successful are far more successful than those who start with an intense routine of health and fitness. Listen to this episode to learn more about how to start start by setting the bar low!  Start your fitness Journey at Greater Purpose Health and Fitness https://greaterpurposehealthandfitness.com Jilisa’s Instagram - @Jilisawrote Matt’s Instagram -@mattchenard Tom’s Instagram- @coachtomregier
07:29
June 20, 2022
054: What are Your Fallback Habits?
 What are your fallback habits? These are the tried and true habits. The things we can almost always be in control of. We know that life can get crazy, and all your best laid plans don’t always work out. So today, we are talking about the habits that take almost no time, and minimal effort to get done. We talk about our top fallback habits in fitness, nutrition, and mindset. Have a listen and see if there are some fallback habits that you can ensure are consistently a part of your (busy) day.  Start your fitness Journey at Greater Purpose Health and Fitness https://greaterpurposehealthandfitness.com Matt & Jilisa Instagram @ad.venturo.u.s Jilisa’s Instagram - @Jilisawrote Matt’s Instagram -@mattchenard Tom’s Instagram- @coachtomregier
11:20
June 13, 2022
053: Does the Thought of Accountability Scare You?
If the thought of accountability scares you, you’ve maybe had a bad experience with a coach, or someone who checks on your progress. We’d love to change your perspective.  A coach who keeps you accountable is someone who supports you, encourages you, and at times, reminds you that you can, in fact, do hard things. The act of accountability should never involve feelings of guilt or shame, but instead, it should be something that excites you, and helps you believe that you can achieve whatever goal is it that you have set for yourself.  Start your fitness Journey at Greater Purpose Health and Fitness https://greaterpurposehealthandfitness.com Matt & Jilisa Instagram @ad.venturo.u.s Jilisa’s Instagram - @Jilisawrote Matt’s Instagram -@mattchenard Tom’s Instagram- @coachtomregier
12:57
June 06, 2022
052: How to Start Small to Win Big in your Health and Fitness
Want to be successful? Start small. Small enough that you can almost always guarantee success. Once you make those small things happen on a consistent basis, celebrate that! Then add a little more, and a little more, and a little more (habit stacking)! This is how we ensure success with each of our transformation clients. Individualized, daily, purposeful habits. Celebrate the small in order to reap HUGE benefits. Start your fitness Journey at Greater Purpose Health and Fitness https://greaterpurposehealthandfitness.com Matt & Jilisa Instagram @ad.venturo.u.s Jilisa’s Instagram - @Jilisawrote Matt’s Instagram -@mattchenard Tom’s Instagram- @coachtomregier
19:27
May 30, 2022
051: Ten Tips for Weight Loss
There are about 1 zillion tips for weight loss out there. We like to think of ourselves as being educated and experienced in helping clients reach their goals. Everyone’s journey is different, and not every tip is going to apply to every person, and we believe an individualized approach is always best. But these are our top 10 general tips for weight loss!  If you are thinking about starting a weight loss journey, we’d love to help personalize a plan for you. One that incorporates all aspects of your life, and feels challenging, but totally doable for YOU. Our goal is to help everyone reach optimal health.  Start your fitness Journey at Greater Purpose Health and Fitness https://greaterpurposehealthandfitness.com Matt & Jilisa Instagram @ad.venturo.u.s Jilisa’s Instagram - @Jilisawrote Matt’s Instagram -@mattchenard Tom’s Instagram- @coachtomregier
20:34
May 23, 2022
050: Why Muscle Is Important And How to Gain It
Muscle!!! How to gain it, why it’s important, and why you should care about it. We will cover it all today. There is no way we can talk about gaining muscle without talking about protein. Today, Tom starts off by reminding us why we need to include protein, how to get enough in, and what happens when you do! But why does muscle matter? We break down a few of the reasons why we think it’s so important. Functional health and fitness, protective mechanisms as we age, metabolic rates, “gains” in the gym, and much more. Have a listen for the breakdown on why we think muscle is so important! Start your fitness Journey at Greater Purpose Health and Fitness https://greaterpurposehealthandfitness.com Matt & Jilisa Instagram @ad.venturo.u.s Jilisa’s Instagram - @Jilisawrote Matt’s Instagram -@mattchenard Tom’s Instagram- @coachtomregier
33:01
May 16, 2022
049: Pain & Injury Series - Load vs Capacity
On today's podcast episode, we dive into the Pain & Injury Series, which will focus on Load vs. Capacity. Matt and Tom discuss the difference between load and capacity and how it relates to good stress on the body, and injury. We often think about load being weight, but things like stress, nutrition, and environment can also be considered a part of that equation. We like to look at all of these things when addressing a person’s holistic health, training programs, and injury prevention and recovery. Start your fitness Journey at Greater Purpose Health and Fitness https://greaterpurposehealthandfitness.com Matt & Jilisa Instagram @ad.venturo.u.s Jilisa’s Instagram - @Jilisawrote Matt’s Instagram -@mattchenard Tom’s Instagram- @coachtomregier
19:46
May 09, 2022
048: Three Actionable Steps to Improve Your Nutrition TODAY
Today the team gives you three simple (simple is not the same as easy!) actionable steps to improve your nutrition. You may be surprised to hear how simple these tips are, but if you can consistently implement them, you’ll be miles ahead on your nutrition. Here is a sneak peak into what we discuss - veggies, meal prepping, and planning your protein! Have a listen to hear an in depth discussion on why these 3 steps are so important to your overall nutrition! Start your fitness Journey at Greater Purpose Health and Fitness https://greaterpurposehealthandfitness.com Matt & Jilisa Intsagram @ad.venturo.u.s Jilisa’s Instagram - @Jilisawrote Matt’s Instagram -@mattchenard Tom’s Instagram- @coachtomregier
18:43
May 02, 2022
047: 5 Building Blocks to a Good Exercise and Nutrition Routine
In order to establish a good routine, we need to know where you are starting, and where you are headed. In this episode, Matt, Tom, and Jilisa talk you through what the steps are right from the beginning of your nutrition and exercise journey. We talk about having an anchor (your “whys”), and how to create milestones and goals along the way. Tune in to see if you’re headed in the right direction with your exercise and nutrition journey! Start your fitness Journey at Greater Purpose Health and Fitness https://greaterpurposehealthandfitness.com Matt & Jilisa Intsagram @ad.venturo.u.s Jilisa’s Instagram - @Jilisawrote Matt’s Instagram -@mattchenard Tom’s Instagram- @coachtomregier
22:28
April 25, 2022
046: The Power of the 5 WHYS
We rarely will allow a client to come into our gym without asking them about their WHYS. We talk about it so much that it might even start to get annoying. It’s THAT important. We genuinely desire to get to know our clients' reasons behind why they are embarking on their health journey. This allows us to empower, motivate, and keep each member accountable when things get hard. We have found that if we don’t get to the deeper reasons “why” people can easily get caught up in the surface reasons - just aesthetics, and the basics. Which always fails after a little while. Have a listen to what else we have to say about WHYS. Start your fitness Journey at Greater Purpose Health and Fitness https://greaterpurposehealthandfitness.com Matt & Jilisa Intsagram @ad.venturo.u.s Jilisa’s Instagram - @Jilisawrote Matt’s Instagram -@mattchenard Tom’s Instagram- @coachtomregier
18:09
April 18, 2022
045: CrossFit 101
Shockingly, we rarely ever actually talk about CrossFit.   But we, at Greater Purpose Health and Fitness are a CrossFit Affiliate, and we love it! We totally believe in the methodology, and think it is an amazing way to achieve overall health and wellness.    On this episode, Matt, Tom, and Jilisa talk about what CrossFit is, why we love it, and how to get started (Psssst. It’s way less scary than it looks on the internet).  We’d also love to help you get started and encourage you to reach out to us! Have a listen to this episode to learn more about CrossFit!    Start your fitness Journey at Greater Purpose Health and Fitness https://greaterpurposehealthandfitness.com  Matt & Jilisa Intsagram @ad.venturo.u.s   Jilisa’s Instagram - @Jilisawrote   Matt’s Instagram -@mattchenard   Tom’s Instagram- @coachtomregier
24:15
April 11, 2022
044: Is your weekend derailing your fitness? 
Are you the person who crushes your nutrition and workouts during the week, and then go on a free-for-all every weekend and feel like you have to start over every Monday? Yah. You’re not alone. In this episode, we talk about how to avoid those extremes, and how to approach every day of the week with the same attitude towards your health. We give you some tools on how to navigate maintaining your healthy lifestyle for all 7 days of the week, while still enjoying life and food and fun! Start your fitness Journey at Greater Purpose Health and Fitness https://greaterpurposehealthandfitness.com Matt & Jilisa Intsagram @ad.venturo.u.s Jilisa’s Instagram - @Jilisawrote Matt’s Instagram -@mattchenard Tom’s Instagram- @coachtomregier
12:59
April 04, 2022
043: Growth vs. Fixed Mindset
Today, Matt, Tom, and Jilisa dive into how your mindset influences your success. If you think you can or can’t, you’re right. You’ve heard that saying before, right? Probably. And it’s true. Today we talk about how a growth mindset is so important in gaining health in all aspects of life, and breaking old habits. Start your fitness Journey at Greater Purpose Health and Fitness https://greaterpurposehealthandfitness.com Matt & Jilisa Intsagram @ad.venturo.u.s Jilisa’s Instagram - @Jilisawrote Matt’s Instagram -@mattchenard Tom’s Instagram- @coachtomregier
25:24
March 28, 2022
042: Why is Protein so Important to Seeing Fitness Results?
Protein plays a huge part in how our bodies tolerate activity, fitness, and daily life! Our bodies thrive when we have enough protein in our daily nutrition routine. Protein is essential in recovery, building muscle, building a robust immune system, growing healthy hair and skin, and so much more. We have found that the majority of people lack protein, especially when they are starting off on a new fitness journey. Our goal is to help find easy ways for people to include protein in their daily life to optimize their overall health and performance.   Have a listen to learn more!   Start your fitness Journey at Greater Purpose Health and Fitness https://greaterpurposehealthandfitness.com  Matt & Jilisa Intsagram @ad.venturo.u.s   Jilisa’s Instagram - @Jilisawrote  Matt’s Instagram -@mattchenard   Tom’s Instagram- @coachtomregier
18:38
March 21, 2022
041: Why You Don't Need to Be Afraid of Carbs!
It’s not a secret, the diet world loves to condemn carbs.  “If I eat carbs, I will get fat!”. We hear that all the time. However, we know that that blunt statement isn’t true. The truth is, if you overeat anything, you’ll gain weight. But that doesn’t mean that we need to cut out carbs entirely! Instead, we need to focus on including more whole, complex, nutrient dense carbs into our diets.    Listen to this episode for a better understanding of how we can approach our relationship with carbohydrates.   Start your fitness Journey at Greater Purpose Health and Fitness https://greaterpurposehealthandfitness.com   Matt & Jilisa Intsagram @ad.venturo.u.s    Jilisa’s Instagram - @Jilisawrote    Matt’s Instagram -@mattchenard    Tom’s Instagram- @coachtomregier
21:56
March 14, 2022
040: 3 Pillars to Developing a Strong Mindset
Mindset is such a powerful thing. Especially when we are ready to make changes.   The first pillar to developing a strong mindset is to, 1. Know your WHY. Ask yourself, why do you want the things you want? It has to be powerful, meaningful, and greater than yourself. Next, we talk about language. Number 2 is about how you talk to yourself, and how that can change what you believe about yourself. This could be about eliminating certain words, or adding in others. Before taking action, we need to get a handle on how you view yourself. The third pillar we talk about is being OKAY with being a beginner. Often we expect results that happen instantly, when in reality, progress takes time. View each step as an opportunity to learn, grow, and develop.   Have a listen for a more in depth conversation about these pillars!   Start your fitness Journey at Greater Purpose Health and Fitness https://greaterpurposehealthandfitness.com  Matt & Jilisa Intsagram @ad.venturo.u.s   Jilisa’s Instagram - @Jilisawrote   Matt’s Instagram -@mattchenard   Tom’s Instagram- @coachtomregier
19:48
March 07, 2022
039: How Relying on Motivation is Limiting Your Fitness Success
If you have ever started something new, you’ll know that motivation ebbs and flows. In the beginning, it’s usually sky high, but give it a week or two, and the new and shiny things you are doing might start losing their shine. So what can you do? We have some answers. You have to dig a bit deeper than just your motivation. Yup, you guessed it… you need a BIG why. And you need to attach habits and consistency to those whys. Listen for more on how to crush your fitness success, even when your motivation isn’t there. Start your fitness Journey at Greater Purpose Health and Fitness https://greaterpurposehealthandfitness.com Matt & Jilisa Intsagram @ad.venturo.u.s Jilisa’s Instagram - @Jilisawrote Matt’s Instagram -@mattchenard Tom’s Instagram- @coachtomregier
13:43
February 28, 2022
038: The Benefits of a Powerful Morning Routine
We talk about it all the time. But there is a very good reason for that.  Starting off your day on the right track is the best way to have a successful day!  Creating a healthy routine to start off the day can make a huge difference in how you can handle whatever is to come in the next 12 hours of your day.   Listen to this episode to gather some tips on how to start your day off right (and the rest of your day too!). As coach Tom says, “Sometimes you are only in control of your first and last 30 minutes of your day.” Make the most of those minutes!   Start your fitness Journey at Greater Purpose Health and Fitness https://greaterpurposehealthandfitness.com  Matt & Jilisa Intsagram @ad.venturo.u.s   Jilisa’s Instagram - @Jilisawrote   Matt’s Instagram -@mattchenard   Tom’s Instagram- @coachtomregier
12:51
February 21, 2022
037: Are You Self Sabotaging Your Fitness Results?
Success comes from following through with the healthy habits you say you are going to do. Easier said than done! Self sabotage is way more common than we think it is, and we may not even recognize it in ourselves.   In this episode we talk about how our language, mindset, and affirmations can be game changers in your ability to break free from self sabotage. We also talk about how comparison can influence your ability to recognize your own achievements and success. Tune in to find some tips on how to celebrate your success instead of self sabotaging.    Start your fitness Journey at Greater Purpose Health and Fitness  https://greaterpurposehealthandfitness.com  Matt & Jilisa Intsagram @ad.venturo.u.s   Jilisa’s Instagram - @Jilisawrote   Matt’s Instagram -@mattchenard   Tom’s Instagram- @coachtomregier
22:50
February 14, 2022
036: How to Setup An Environment for Your Fitness Success
A big part of your success will come from who and what is around you. Have you ever done as assessment of your environment? How do the people and things around you support or distract from your goals?    What is the Rule of 5, and how does it impact my health?   Have a listen as we discuss what this means, and what things to look for in your environment in order to set yourself up for health and fitness success!   Start your fitness Journey at Greater Purpose Health and Fitness https://greaterpurposehealthandfitness.com  Matt & Jilisa Intsagram @ad.venturo.u.s   Jilisa’s Instagram - @Jilisawrote   Matt’s Instagram -@mattchenard   Tom’s Instagram- @coachtomregier
11:57
February 07, 2022
035: 5 Tips for a Healthy and Happy Holiday Season
The holidays can be a tricky time to maintain health and healthy nutrition habits. Today, Jilisa offers 5 tips for staying on track, while still enjoying the holiday season. These are amazing tips for everyday life, too!  Don’t skip meals in order to save calories for later Ask yourself, “How is this going to make me feel tomorrow?”   Avoid the idea or game plan of restriction. Avoid the “I only get this once a year so I have to enjoy all of this right now!” thought process Balance your alcohol with water Have a listen to go more in depth about these tips for a healthy holiday!   Start your fitness Journey at Greater Purpose Health and Fitness https://greaterpurposehealthandfitness.com    Matt & Jilisa Intsagram @ad.venturo.u.s   Jilisa’s Instagram - @Jilisawrote   Matt’s Instagram -@mattchenard   Tom’s Instagram-@coachtomregier
18:02
January 31, 2022
034: 5 Easy Ways to Start Your Exercise Journey
Matt and Tom dive into how to start exercise. We know it can be scary and hard to start, so here are a few tips to make it a bit easier! Find something that you actually enjoy doing. If it feels like a chore, it is going to be extra hard to stick to it! Bonus if you can find a community to do that activity with - that will add to the enjoyment of it! Second, start small. Just like any good habit, exercise needs to be sustainable. If you try and do too much too fast, you may end up injured, or overwhelmed by such a big goal. Third, make it easy. No, not just easy exercises, but setting up an environment that makes it easier for you to follow through. That might mean packing your gym back the night before, or blocking off time in your schedule on a regular basis. An encouraging environment makes for an easier time getting started! Fourth, start with the basics. Always! We all start at the beginning. Try not to rush the little things so that you can build a firm foundation in whatever exercise you’re doing. Psssst - a coach can help with this! Lastly, Exactly what we just said. Find a coach! Coaches work tirelessly to be experts in order to help you succeed. Build a relationship with a coach who understands you, and who wants you to succeed. Start your fitness Journey at Greater Purpose Health and Fitness https://greaterpurposehealthandfitness.com Matt & Jilisa Intsagram @ad.venturo.u.s Jilisa’s Instagram - @Jilisawrote Matt’s Instagram -@mattchenard Tom’s Instagram-@coachtomregier
08:29
January 17, 2022
033: How to Get Healthy Habits to Stick
Healthy habits are easy to start, but getting them to stick for the long term? Not so easy. On this episode, Tom, Matt, and Jilisa dive into how to get consistent with your healthy habits. We give a book suggestion to deep dive, and break down the most important parts! By applying the laws, cues, and pointers that we review, you will set yourself up for success and long term health. Get those habits to STICK! Start your fitness Journey at Greater Purpose Health and Fitness https://greaterpurposehealthandfitness.com Matt & Jilisa Intsagram @ad.venturo.u.s Jilisa’s Instagram - @Jilisawrote Matt’s Instagram -@mattchenard Tom’s Instagram-@coachtomregier
22:01
January 01, 2022
032: Why People Struggle to Maintain the Results They Achieve
We are all capable of pumping the iron and eating a carrot here and there. That is actually the easy(ish) part. Getting the results isn’t always difficult, it’s the keeping them part, that is.  What we often lack is a mindset shift that will help us in sustaining our results. In this episode, we chat about how we help clients keep the results they work so hard to get, and that missing piece!    Start your fitness Journey at Greater Purpose Health and Fitness https://greaterpurposehealthandfitness.com   Matt & Jilisa Intsagram @ad.venturo.u.s   Jilisa’s Instagram - @Jilisawrote   Matt’s Instagram -@mattchenard   Tom’s Instagram-@coachtomregier
17:16
December 24, 2021
031: Why You Aren't Getting the Results You Want From Your Workouts
We have heard it time and time again. “You can’t outwork a bad diet.” While that is pretty true, there are SO many other factors that go into how fast, and if you see results from your gym efforts. Sleep, hydration, recovery, stress, intensity, AND nutrition. Listen to this episode for a little advice on how to get more from your workouts.      Need some extra help?    Start your fitness Journey at Greater Purpose Health and Fitness https://greaterpurposehealthandfitness.com   Matt & Jilisa Intsagram @ad.venturo.u.s    Jilisa’s Instagram - @Jilisawrote    Matt’s Instagram -@mattchenard    Tom’s Instagram-@coachtomregier
15:33
December 23, 2021
030: Why Goal Setting is So Important
Anyone can set a goal. But if we don’t know how to set realistic, achievable, yet still challenging goals, we can set ourselves up for failure before we even get started.    Having a coach help you figure out those goals is SO incredibly valuable. They can help you break down your big goals, into small, attainable goals, and keep working towards reaching the healthiest YOU possible. We take a holistic approach to helping you set those goals. We look at your nutrition, activity, environment, time management, support system, and readiness for change.    Sound good?    Start your fitness Journey at Greater Purpose Health and Fitness https://greaterpurposehealthandfitness.com       Matt & Jilisa Intsagram @ad.venturo.u.s    Jilisa’s Instagram - @Jilisawrote    Matt’s Instagram -@mattchenard    Tom’s Instagram-@coachtomregier
18:28
December 22, 2021
029: You Don’t Need to Starve Yourself to Lose Weight
Our bodies are always telling us when something is not right. Most of us can agree that there are times where we tend to physically do too much that reaches the point of emotional exhaustion. In this podcast episode, Matt Chenard together with Allyson Mantey, who has been in the corporate world for a long time, and is now the Customer Service Manager at Greater Purpose Health and Fitness, dive into the topic of burnout and how to recognize and overcome it. So tune in to this episode to know more about Allyson’s story and share it with others in order to help them as well.   Follow Allyson on Instagram @allymantey Email allysonmantey@crossfitcamrose.com Youtube - Sailing the Free Life https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZYWGqBhxIAbC7gnI987DHg  Start your fitness Journey at Greater Purpose Health and Fitness https://greaterpurposehealthandfitness.com
19:29
December 22, 2021
028: Corporate Burnout, Meaning & Purpose, Sailing, and Helping Others. With Allyson Mantey
Our bodies are always telling us when something is not right. Most of us can agree that there are times where we tend to physically do too much that reaches the point of emotional exhaustion. In this podcast episode, Matt Chenard together with Allyson Mantey, who has been in the corporate world for a long time, and is now the Customer Service Manager at Greater Purpose Health and Fitness, dive into the topic of burnout and how to recognize and overcome it. So tune in to this episode to know more about Allyson’s story and share it with others in order to help them as well. Follow Allyson on Instagram @allymantey Email allysonmantey@crossfitcamrose.com Youtube - Sailing the Free Life https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZYWGqBhxIAbC7gnI987DHg Start your fitness Journey at Greater Purpose Health and Fitness https://greaterpurposehealthandfitness.com
01:01:06
August 19, 2021
027: The Last Exercise & Nutrition Program You Will Need to Do with Thomas Regier
People frequently focus solely on losing weight and changing their physical characteristics, ignoring the internal aspects of their lives. We have a tendency to participate in other hyped-up fitness programs or challenges that are not beneficial in the long run. As a result, in this podcast episode, Matt and Tom discussed the new 63-Day Transformation Program of Greater Purpose, which focuses on four categories to help people achieve success not only in weight loss but also in other modalities or areas of their lives. So, if you're the type of person who wants to start making a difference, this podcast episode is for you. https://greaterpurposehealthandfitness.com Tom’s Instagram- @coachtomregier Tom’s TikTok- @cryptocabin Matt’s Instagram -@mattchenard
35:38
August 12, 2021
026: Nutrition Bits & Bites: What to Look For in a Good Nutrition Coach
We know that it is a really hard decision to ask for help with nutrition (and most things, for that matter). And once you have decided you need help, how do you know where to look? We know this can be challenging, so we wanted to help. What should you look for when engaging in a client/coach relationship when it comes to your nutrition? Have a listen and find out our top 10 tips. https://greaterpurposehealthandfitness.com Jilisa’s Instagram - @Jilisawrote Matt & Jilisa Intsagram @ad.venturo.u.s Matt’s Instagram -@mattchenard
28:28
August 05, 2021
025: Nutrition Bits & Bites: A Deeper Look at Nutrition
Nutrition can be a hot topic subject for so many reasons, and today, Matt and Jilisa talk about what healthy nutrition looks like from their perspective. They dive a little into fad diets, the idea of “health at every size” and how to know if you’re ready to make changes with your nutrition. This is the first of many nutrition focused podcasts to come! Tune in today and let us know what you think! https://greaterpurposehealthandfitness.com Jilisa’s Instagram - @Jilisawrote Matt & Jilisa Intsagram @ad.venturo.u.s Matt’s Instagram -@mattchenard
34:24
July 10, 2021
024: Investing In Your Health, Rehab/Prehab, and Crypto Currency with Coach Thomas Regier
Join us in today’s episode as we chat with the extremely knowledgeable health and fitness coach, Tom Regier. Matt and Tom cover a plethora of information, right from crypto currency investing to prehab and rehab in a gym setting. https://greaterpurposehealthandfitness.com Tom’s Instagram- @coachtomregier Tom’s TikTok- @cryptocabin Matt’s Instagram -@mattchenard
01:09:08
May 31, 2021
023: Overcoming Trials Through Exercise, Nutrition, Coaching, and Community - Jelena Bergen
Join us in today’s impactful episode featuring long-time Greater Purpose member, Jelena Bergan. Jelena shares a story that will pull at your heartstrings and is a must listen to for anyone. Eating disorders are a big issue for many people and Jelena shared with vulnerability and courage in episode #23. Share it with others, as we hope this can make a positive impact on someone's life. https://greaterpurposehealthandfitness.com Jelena’s Instagram -@jelanabergs Matt’s Instagram -@mattchenard
27:20
May 18, 2021
022: 5 Actionable Tips to Get a Better Sleep
In today’s GP Podcast, host Matt takes 7 minutes to give you 5 actionable tips to get better sleep. Head to the website to inquire about our sleep course. https://greaterpurposehealthandfitness.com
07:48
May 13, 2021
021: 3 Tips to Get Started on Your Fitness Journey - Chat with Matt
In this quick episode, Matt gives you short actionable tips to get started on your fitness journey. Search out sustainable fitness habits and these will produce the results you desire. Start your fitness Journey at Greater Purpose Health and Fitness https://greaterpurposehealthandfitness.com
06:19
May 06, 2021
020: Weight loss, Mental Clarity, and More Energy- Julie Rondeau
Join us in today’s episode and find out how Julie managed to lose a significant amount of weight, build mental clarity, and gain more energy- all while working, having a family, and going to school. Julie tried many different programs before finally finding some success at Greater Purpose. Have a listen to find out how! Start your fitness Journey at Greater Purpose Health and Fitness https://greaterpurposehealthandfitness.com
36:30
April 20, 2021
019: Finding Your Worth, Fitness/Nutrition, and Advice for Teens Struggling with Bullying- With Michaela Pohl
Make sure to listen in on today's amazing episode featuring Michaela Pohl. Michaela has such an amazing heart for people. She is also deeply passionate in helping others live a better life through fitness/nutrition. Michaela also shares some impactful words and insight to help young adults/ teens struggling through bullying. You can find Michaela Pohlon Instagram- @ Michaelapohl @ Live.worthy Start your fitness Journey at Greater Purpose Health and Fitness https://greaterpurposehealthandfitness.com
54:39
April 13, 2021
018: Finding Motivation to Workout- Fitness Quick Chat with Matt
Struggling with motivation? Listen to today’s episode for 3 quick tips to help you start and stay on your fitness journey. Start your fitness Journey at Greater Purpose Health and Fitness https://greaterpurposehealthandfitness.com
10:51
April 05, 2021
017: What is Holistic Health & Fitness?- Fitness Quick Chat with Matt
The goal isn’t to just live a long time, we want to help you live well for a long time. In this episode Matt dives into what we believe Holistic Health & Fitness to be at GPHF. If you found this episode beneficial, please share it with a friend or family member. Let’s help create a healthier and happier world one life at a time. Start your fitness Journey at Greater Purpose Health and Fitness https://greaterpurposehealthandfitness.com
08:45
March 29, 2021
016: From Heart Attack to Within 1% Normal Heart Function In a Year. CrossFit, Community, & Mindset -Kathleen Vasselin
Kathleen has such an amazing health and fitness story. From having a heart attack to gaining 6% heart function in a year. Within 1% of the normal range, which she was told wouldn’t be possible. Kathleen also talks about the benefits of the Greater Purpose Mindset Course, especially as a frontline worker. Enjoy! Start your fitness Journey at Greater Purpose Health and Fitness https://greaterpurposehealthandfitness.com
15:03
March 23, 2021
015: Injury Prevention, Curling, & Athletic Programming- Erica Wiese
Erica is a true testament of what consistency and athletic determination looks like. She has been working with an online fitness coach for many years now, helping her be better for her competitive sport of curling and everyday life. Tune in to today's Greater Purpose to meet the wonderful Erica Wiese! Start your fitness Journey at Greater Purpose Health and Fitness https://greaterpurposehealthandfitness.com
16:07
March 11, 2021
014: Bluezones, Passions, Purpose, and Carbs- with Dr. Louis Minders
In today’s Episode Dr. Louis Minders and host Matthew Chenard, dive into everything from chronic sickness to understanding the 5 love languages in marriage. Be sure to tune into this whole episode to hear some very insightful points made by Dr. Minders. They also chat about the need for more forward-thinking health and fitness interventions, the power of starting with small habits, sustainable diets, and the possibility of making Camrose into one of Bluezones of the world…. Follow Matt on Instagram @mattchenard You can find Dr. Minders walking his dogs on the amazing trail system in Camrose. Start your fitness Journey at Greater Purpose Health and Fitness https://greaterpurposehealthandfitness.com
01:08:06
March 01, 2021
013: Finding a Home at Greater Purpose with Megan Lethbridge
Megan has been a member of  Greater Purpose Health and Fitness for just a short while now but has found a community she has enjoyed immensely. She came into her first session expecting to dislike it, only to leave feeling excited about the encouraging community she found. Follow Megan on Instagram @prairieheartfarm Start your fitness Journey at Greater Purpose Health and Fitness https://greaterpurposehealthandfitness.com
21:50
February 23, 2021
012: Health & Fitness Story- Leigh Kvill
Have a quick listen to Leigh and her awesome holistic health and fitness story! If you are interested in starting your own H&F journey, click the link below to get started today! Either in person or virtually.  https://greaterpurposehealthandfitness.com
07:41
February 04, 2021
011: Brian Krushel-Spiritual Fitness and Pursuing Our Passions
The discussion on physical, and even mental fitness has become common stream as of late. However, a topic that is rarely dug into is the matter of spiritual fitness. In this episode, our guest, Brian Krushel gives us some insight into what Spiritual Fitness might look like.  Brian has been in ministry for over 30 years, and has a wide variety of experiences throughout that time. We get a look into what lead him to the career he chose, what his passions are, and how those things impact his own spiritual fitness.  For more info on this idea of holistic health & fitness. Head to our website to learn more! https://greaterpurposehealthandfitness.com Follow Brian- Instagram @b.krushel Twitter @BrianKrushel
01:11:24
January 21, 2021
010: Anthony Do-Leaning into fear and finding a purpose filled passion along the way
Purpose is an integral part of who we are and a big component of our health and fitness flywheel. It is difficult to clearly define what this word "purpose" acutally means. All we can say is that Anthony had an acute shift of purpose in his life. He went from sitting in the bar with his friends one night, to flying across the world on a 30 day thrill seeking adventure 3 days later. Selling all his things to pursue the unknown.  This time in his life had a drastic impact on him, those around him, and his future.  We don't want to spoil it for you. So sit back and listen to Anthony's story into a more purpose driven life.    You can follow his amazing work on instagram @anthonykdo **His newly release "Summit Collection" can be found here** https://www.anthonykdo.com   Start your health & fitness journey with us!  https://greaterpurposehealthandfitness.com
01:15:32
December 20, 2020
009: Lucas Hudec- Finding the good in the hardships of life.
We cannot change our story or what we have gone through. We can, however, choose to use our unfortunate circumstances and hardships to grow into a stronger person to help others. This is exactly what Lucas chose to do. Even though he has faced many of life's biggest challenges, Lucas continues to prioritize his mind, body, and soul in order to be a holistically healthy and fit person. https://greaterpurposehealthandfitness.com
01:15:32
December 03, 2020
008: Deanna Roper- Why we started CrossFit Camrose
"Being at home for the last few weeks has brought back a lot of memories of where this all started." In this episode, Deanna and Matt go way back and recount the steps it took for CrossFit Camrose to become the place it is today. From Deannas garage gym, to the 8000 square foot brick and mortar that we call CFC, to now being forced to adapt and transition to online coaching... you don't want to miss this inspiring episode. 
46:19
April 10, 2020
Episode 007: Coffee Break- Make the Good in Life a Priority
Matt, Gaetes, and Tom provide some interesting discussion on how to grow and succeed during a challenging time. They touch on the 6F's, and how now more than ever is a good time to make sure each "F" is addressed equally. They finish off by having Gaetes tell a funny joke that may or may not be worth listening to - you can decide. 
28:02
March 29, 2020
Episode 005: CFC teens coach Gaetes Lomas on the importance of exercise and community for teenagers and young adults
In today's episode, Gaetes Lomas dives deep into how he believes CrossFit Camrose is going to make a positive impact on the teenager community.  The world can be a tough place for many young teens, and it is imperative that there is a strong community to help mold and guide them mentally, physically, and spiritually.  For more information please visit the link below or email us at - gaeteslomas@crossfitcamrose.com https://crossfitcamrose.com/programs/crossfit-kids-fitness/
44:29
March 24, 2020
004: Coffee Break - GPN Coach Jilisa: On supplements and how to they can help your fitness and recovery
Today Jilisa talks about the importance of certain supplements. Which ones are important? Which ones don't you need to spend your money on? What do they do anyway??? Answering your important questions! For more nutrition help, use this link to book your free in person or online consult https://crossfitcamrose.com/greater-purpose-nutrition/
23:47
March 21, 2020
Episode 003: CrossFit Camrose Coach, Thomas Regier: The impact of a positive mindset and how it can make or break your progress
In today's episode, Thomas Regier chats about the impact of having a growth based mindset. We also touch on the chronic disease epidemic and how a preventative approach is the best way to stop the wave of sickness. We chat about the service Movement Resolution and how we want to help people get out of pain so that they can live happy and fulfilled lives. Movement Resolution -https://crossfitcamrose.com/movement-resolution/ https://www.instagram.com/coachtomregier/ https://www.instagram.com/thepurposeshift/
41:29
March 19, 2020
Episode 002: Professional hockey player Karl Stollery- Living a purpose driven life
In today’s episode, Karl Stollery chats with us about how to live a purpose-driven life, and how young athletes need to play more sports and not specialize to soon. He also dives into the importance of not having your identity wrapped up in what you do. Check out our athlete training page here https://crossfitcamrose.com/greater-purpose-strength-and-conditioning/.  Give Karl a follow on Instagram as well https://instagram.com/stolleryk?igshid=13q2ssx8zg0i6
41:57
March 09, 2020
001: Jilisa Chenard's journey through a life threatening exercise addiction and eating disorder
Jilisa's story is impactful for so many reasons. Not only did she overcome a very controlling, deadly disease, she has leveraged that painful journey to help others around her. If you want to learn more about Jilisa and her story, head over to her Instagram page -https://www.instagram.com/adv.ofmattandjilisa/. The website will soon follow. She will share her past journey as well as the current adventures she is pursuing.  You can also find out more about the training and nutrition services Jilisa is a part of on our website at https://crossfitcamrose.com/ and/or https://crossfitcamrose.com/greater-purpose-nutrition/
01:00:16
March 01, 2020