111: How To Create a Powerful Fitness Routine at Any Age with Nate Palmer

Today’s guest is Nate Palmer – NASM certified personal trainer, corrective exercise specialist, and Precision Nutrition Level 1 Coach. He specializes in working with entrepreneurs and business owners to create energy, focus, and a lean, healthy body – that shows up for your work, family, and focus time.

Nate’s writing has been published in The Huffington Post, T Nation, Muscle & Strength, Askmen, Breaking Muscle, and a number of other outlets.

After he and his wife retired young to travel South America, Nate also wrote Passport Fitness: The No-nonsense Guide to Staying in Shape no Matter What City You Wake Up In, where he breaks down how to get into great shape with just a few minutes each day.

Nate has trained people of all ages from 20-70, and has worked extensively with people as they transition into retirement. He knows that fitness is a great place to put time and energy to benefit yourself, your quality of life, and your overall longevity.

Today, Nate joins the podcast to talk about how to build a fitness routine, the benefits of proper nutrition, and which supplements and multivitamins are actually worth your time. If you’re looking to create a fitness regime for yourself and feeling overwhelmed by the amount of information out there, today’s episode is for you!


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In this podcast interview, you’ll learn:

  • How to break through the mindset of being “past the point of no return” and create a fitness routine in retirement.
  • How to get and stay motivated and break through fitness plateaus.
  • Why bouncing around from program to program rarely gets results – and the real reason cardio is so ineffective for fat loss.
  • How to integrate stretching into your daily practice – and how to tell if you need to stretch more.
  • How to determine if you need a personal trainer – and how to find someone who can help you achieve your fitness goals.
  • How to break up long sessions of sitting or screen time to improve your health in just a few seconds.
  • Why you should spend 30-60 days counting macronutrients – and how our perception of food has drastically changed over the last 5-10 years.
  • How to boost your energy levels at later ages in life, why Nate calls bodyweight movements “the elixir of life,” and how to conquer your fear of free weights once and for all.

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Inspiring Quotes

  • Most people will do more for someone else than they’ll do for themselves. So, always try to connect the health piece with someone else that’s important to you. – Nate Palmer
  • I think that stretching is similar to investing. If you have a good base, you don’t need to spend so much time doing it. – Nate Palmer

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