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Stay Real with Mike

Stay Real with Mike

By Michael Raspantini
The health and fitness industry can be overwhelming. One day you should do this, the next don't, take that, don't try this, it's no wonder so many people give up or don't even try. Let's go through all the BS and talk about what works. With over 20 years in the industry I have seen it all. Its time to stop the crap and stay real!
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EP 12 Christmas Special
It's that magical time of the year and we are here to ring the new year in with you.  This episode we discuss resolutions, what we hope for Christmas and much more.  Thanks for being a part of this first season of Stay Real and look forward to season two coming in 2020.   Music: Actionable by Bensound               Christmas Rap Kevin MacLeod 
18:49
December 23, 2019
EP 11 Why You Are Finished Before You Even Start
It's December and you know what that means....New Years resolutions!  Every year we promise ourselves to start or stop something and wind up going nuts the whole end of the year because we know what' coming.  The sad part is no matter what it is, most will be done by the end of January.  Today I discuss a better way to change in the new year and set yourself up for long term success!   Music- Actionable by Bensound
18:30
December 12, 2019
EP 10 What a Pain in my Butt
Hope you guys had a great Thanksgiving with no stress and lots of family and friends.  This week we will discuss a topic near and dear to my heart, pain.  We all have some degree of it but what are you doing about it?  Are you closing your eyes and hoping it goes away or are you actively trying to fix it? Let's dive into this and remember, STAY REAL! Music:  Actionable by Bensound 
23:07
December 4, 2019
EP 9 Happy Thanksgiving 2019
On this Thanksgiving episode I am joined by a very special guest, my son Z-man.  We talk about what we are thankful for and what to do about the infamous THANKSGIVING DINNER! Make sure your kiddos check out his Youtube channel at Super Mushroom Kingdom, they won't regret it.  Have a great day with family and enjoy all the great food , conversations and naps that come with it.  STAY REAL! Music: Actionable by Bensound
23:19
November 27, 2019
EP 8 Where Do I Start
Welcome back to another great episode, thanks for being here.  We have talked about a lot of things over these past few episodes and I thought it  was time I talked about what to do when first starting out.  Should you dive head first into a crazy workout or should you ease into it.  What are the factors that will help you make your decision?  Let's get into it! STAY REAL! Music: Actionable by Bensound
23:19
November 20, 2019
EP 7 Fads
What can I say, they are here, they have always been here and they aren't going anywhere!  Today I wanted to discuss some of the fads in the fitness and diet industry, what makes them popular and why are they still around.  How many have you tried?  Did you get the results you were looking for?  Let's see how many you remember as we discuss fads and why we love them.  STAY REAL! Music: Actionable by Bensound
26:00
November 13, 2019
EP 6 All About Me
On today's episode I dive into my past and what brought me to this point in my life.  Why I do what I do? Why I'm so passionate when it comes to all the misinformation out there? Now without further adieu,  let's jump in my DeLorean and go back in time.  Next stop, the 1970's! Thanks as always for the support and hope you enjoy. Music: Actionable by Bensound
23:10
November 8, 2019
EP 5 You Look Good in Those Genes!
Happy Halloween everybody!  Today on the podcast I want to talk about genetics.  How do they mess with our weight loss goals and why we need to embrace them.  We will never be able to starve or out train our genes so let's try a different approach instead.  Let's make you the best version of you possible!  Thanks for all the support and remember...STAY REAL! Music: Actionable by Bensound
19:49
October 30, 2019
EP 4 Why I'm Not a Huge Fan of Group Training/Boot-camps
Boot-camps are all the rage right now.  Grab your towel, a friend and let's get ready to kick your butt for 60 minutes!  They are affordable and appealing to most people who find exercise boring and just plan don' t like it.  But unfortunately, some  people should avoid them all together while others should start with something different before they move to a group setting.  In this episode I discuss the good, the bad and the ugly of group training. Music:  Actionable by Bensound
22:59
October 25, 2019
EP 3 Why Don't You Do Anything?
Last week we tackled why you do what you do but this week the question is why aren't you doing anything?  What are some of the reasons you give for not taking care of yourself?  Whether it's time, pain, lack of motivation or just plain not caring, we tackle it in this episode.  No more excuses, get off that couch and make it happen! Music: Actionable by  Bensound
24:22
October 17, 2019
EP 2 Why Do You Do What You DO?
You have goals and work hard everyday to achieve them. You follow a exercise regiment, eat certain things, track it all and take your supplements. I have a question, why?  Why are you doing the things you do?  Are you happy?  Are you satisfied.  Are you healthy and relatively pain free.  Will you keep this up for the rest of your life? If you answered no to any of these questions then again I ask, why are you doing it.  If you never lost a pound or changed the way you look, would you still do those things.  In this episode we dive into why we do it and maybe, just maybe, there is a better way.
19:40
October 10, 2019
Welcome to Stay Real!
Welcome to Stay Real!  In this first episode I kinda give the run down what this is all about.  If you are tired of all the BS in health and fitness, you came to the right place.  This started on YouTube and is slowly turning into a podcast, so I thought, why not!  Again, welcome and appreciate you being here.
09:42
October 10, 2019