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PODCAST EP 16

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You Have Permission

EPISODE 16


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You Have Permission

(1:03:29)

This is the final episode of Healthy Habits four-part series

You Have Permission



In the final part of four series we talk about giving yourself permission to move in ways that feel good to you, recognizing burnout, getting rid of "shoulds" and negotiation tactics.

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PODCAST EP 15

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Healthy Habits Part 3

EPISODE 15


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Healthy Habits Part 3: Don't Workout to

"Be Healthy"

(59:03)
This episode is a continuation of the conversation about the science and motivation behind exercise
Healthy Habits Part 3



In continuing our conversation about the science and motivation behind exercise (going off the book "No Sweat" by Michelle Segar) we delve into topics like:

  1. The Wrong Why's - your motivation (or lack) is tied to your meaning
  2. The Cycle of Failure (and how to get out of it)
  3. Making exercise a gift instead of a chore
  4. Autonomy and owning exercise the way that YOU want
  5. Becoming aware of how your body wants to move instead of how you think it "should"

And many other aspects of motivation! There are several aspects of this episode we would really love your input on - drop a message in the comments when you hear them and let us know! We'd love to see a full message board of people sharing similar experiences (you're not alone!)

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PODCAST EP 14

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overtraining

EPISODE 14


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Overtraining

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This episode is all about overtraining.
overtraining



How do you know if you're working out TOO much or too hard or a combination of those for too long? What about playing? What signs and symptoms should you be aware of to prevent burnout, injury or other underlying health problems you might not know about getting worse? If "I'm tired"s are becoming a daily norm, more than just not getting enough sleep, there might be other things you should look at.

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PODCAST EP 13

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part2 exercise

EPISODE 13


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Healthy Habits Part 2: Exercise

(35:51)

This week we talk about the different types of coaching, exercise programs and how to find the one that suits you best!

ep 12



We WERE going to be talking about the exercise psychology using the book "No Sweat" by Michelle Segar - but Angela's library audio book had to be returned and she only got the paper book a day or so before the podcast so she didn't have time to read it! That means we'll be covering it next week. part2 exercise

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PODCAST EP 23

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rebuilding ability

EPISODE 23



Forgiveness in Fitness with Hillary Lester

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In this episode Angela and Dr. Jen meets Hillary Lester and talks about her struggles and journey related to fitness and music.





Tuned and Strong has a candid conversation with composer, Hillary Lester. We cover how type A personalities don't always transfer so well to the fitness scene, how to find your space in the fitness world, the benefits (especially elevated mood and increased confidence) and then have a much needed conversation about the state of mental health among musicians.

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PODCAST EP 24

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EPISODE 24



Uncovering The Effortless Musician Within, with Christine Clancy

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In this episode Angela and Dr. Jen meets Christine Clancy  of (Effortless Musician). They talked about how "Effortless Musician" started, what is it about and what it offers.





Christine Clancy had a myriad of interests that didn't seem to go together: a flutist who got her bachelor's degree in neuroscience, she is the first American to be certified in Timani - where it all made sense. In this episode, we go deep, uncovering how much isn't your fault as a musician when it comes to the learning process (especially how it relates to the body and phsyical learning) as well as some pedagogical techniques and changing language to learn that tension isn't all bad.

If you've been looking for that bridge between anatomy, nerdy science, pedagogy and music, this is it!

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PODCAST INTERVIEW WITH THE STAY AMAZING SHOW PODCAST

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the stay amazing show

In this episode, Ricardo and I discuss how musicians can get their bodies ready now that many venues and recording studios are back in business. All musicians, no matter the genre, should listen to the advice of an expert. Your body is your number one instrument. Respect it as you would your music. My book: The Musicians Essential Exercises is a solid reference for everyone wanting to take excellent care of their body.

You can catch the entire episode here:

PODCAST EP 25

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EPISODE 25



Tuned and Strong Meet The Functional Musician

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In this episode Angela of Music Strong and Dr. Jen of Tuned and Toned Performance meets Austin Pancer (The Functional Musician). They talked about his struggles and reasons he started "The Functional Musician".



Austin Pancer, known as The Functional Musician is a bass trombonist ad Certified Personal Trainer and Corrective Exercise Specialist with the National Academy of Sports Medicine. After blowing out his forearm and then shoulder through overuse on the trombone and being told by multiple doctors that "maybe you should consider a career change" he did...and then decided to fix him self which transitioned into helping other musicians.

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“Get Off the Couch to Get on the Road”: #152 Podcast Interview with The Business Side of Music

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Are you a musician? Do you listen to podcasts? If so, The Business Side of Music should be on your playlist radar! Recently I had my second interview with them

Did you know that when playing your instrument, that there’s actually a question of ergonomics? Beyond getting the best sound possible, is there a better way to hold your instrument? Is your posture the best for you when performing? Are you standing or sitting correctly? How about that pain-related playing you experience after long hours of practicing or performing. Are the bad habits you’ve picked up over the years, or even in the past year of the pandemic lockdown, fixable. Does the imbalance of your instrument cause you physical pain? Angela McCuiston is here to explain it all to us.

We talk about taking care of your body, along with taking care of your hearing, all things that musicians (or anyone who works in the music industry, for that matter) should pay close attention to.

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The Business Side of Music Podcast – get it wherever you get your podcasts!

I highly encourage you to subscribe to their podcast. These guys interview a smorgasboard of the big names in the biz, and if you’re a musician, you’re in business for yourself, so you should definitely learn from these guys who know it all!

We covered a few things, my book: The Musician’s Essential Exercises (in both print and ebook), the Covid Comeback and the group coaching program coming soon I think I’m going to call “Fitness for Musicians” – please help me come up with another name) let’s go through, quickly, with some links!

Things we mentioned in the Podcast

Covid Comeback

So things have evolved since the podcast and while the program has been out since December, I’m REALLY excited to announce a partnership with Hyperice for the 12 week challenge. For anyone who signs up for the 12-week challenge, not only will you get 1-1 training sessions with me included, you’ll also get a Hypervolt Go! percussive massage gun for FREE as well as detailed recovery days using the gun and their free IOS app (Android coming out within 30 days). LOVE to share all the fun details with you here!

Group Coaching

This is a BRAND NEW concept. It’s not a workout – what it IS is a program designed to equip you to know yourself and understand your body and what it needs to prevent injury and take care of yourself. As I said, it’s not a workout, but it IS a community, with group coaching and great content that I’m super excited to share with you. I could go on but I’d rather let my video explain it. If you are interested in knowing the 3 Steps to Prevent Injury, Increase Stamina and Increase the Longevity of Your Career as a Musician You can click here to get details! After you’ve watched it, send me an email to learn more and see if it’s right for you!

If you prefer to get your podcasts visually…..

The video so you can watch us is coming soon – in the meantime, you can still “watch” it on YouTube, or right here.

3 Steps to Prevent Injury, Increase Stamina and Extend Your Career As A Musician

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3steps

I have been working on something brand new!  It’s a program that involves group coaching, community AND content done on your own time, with a series of quick wins to teach YOU how to avoid injury and increase the longevity of your playing career and the 3 core problems that stop most musicians from getting there.
 
When you’ve watched it, if you’d like to find out more, drop me a line in the comments below and I’ll get you all the details on the program!!
 
I CANNOT tell you guys how excited I am about this!!
 
job security

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core = goal

outside edges

3 core problems

inside circle

what we want

outside circle

3 core problems

Does this strike a chord for you? (pun intended! HA!)

I recently did a survey of musicians asking them if these were accurate and 100% of them answered they were!  I thought maybe there would be some dissent, but no. Because when you think about it and really get down to what it means to be “FIT” as a musician and what prevents us from getting there, these are the core issues and what we want.

This is a program that is launching SOON and I really want you to join us.  I also want to TALK TO YOU to find out more about you, your frustrations, wishes, desires, goals and problems and also what did or did not speak to you with this.  If you have concerns, questions, ideas, I totally want to hear from you!  PLEASE book a call with me here….or if email is the only way, by all means, send me an email!

And for the rest, if what I said speaks to your underlying concerns, if you’re ready, click the button below and let’s do this!