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Taped at the Everlast Studio in NYC. In Fighting Shape is the ultimate fitness podcast born in combat sports.



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Mar 27, 2019 #TeamEverlast
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Part 2 of the money episode is here! @phoenixcarnevale is again joined by Pam (@brunchandbudget) and @Dyalekt, this time discussing the 4 different money personalities and how to spend money on things that line up with your values. Make sure to check out Part 1 to get the full lowdown on how to manage that money!
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Mar 26, 2019 #TeamEverlast
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Most likely Cardi B’s favorite episode, today’s topic is money! Today @phoenixcarnevale is joined today by Pam (@brunchandbudget) and @Dyalekt, a husband and wife team dedicated to teaching the youth how to budget their money, how to save it, and how to grow it through their program @pocketschange. If you need financial advice, definitely listen to this two part episode.  
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Mar 18, 2019 #TeamEverlast
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Today we had the pleasure of welcoming James Shanahan, a retired NYPD detective with over 30 years experience. James has been spearheading his philosophy on police work with Crisis Intervention Training. From his time as a housing cop, straight through to hostage negotiation, James employs his 3 E’s: ego deflation, empathy, and ethics, to diffuse and control any situation so that everyone involved comes out unharmed. Check out the rest of his stories on episode 75 of In Fighting Shape.   
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Feb 18, 2019 #TeamEverlast
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Happy Monday! Episode 74 here to make it a little better for you. Phoenix is joined by Prince "Trooper" Brathwaite. Prince is in the Daily Burn network and owner of Trooper Fitness. He is big on mental strength just as much as he is in physical. He'll share his trooper mentality, thoughts on how to make HIIT better, and answer some questions from the Daily Burn community. All in all, sit back, relax, and just soak in the knowledge Phoenix and Prince share on episode 74.
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Feb 12, 2019 #TeamEverlast
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What factors go into losing those last five pounds? Could it be the basic items such as sleep, mood levels, or getting the right app? Or is it the high level answers (like gluton, insulin, libido) that can really shave the last few pounds? We called a doctor to join us give us answers in episode 73 of In Fighting Shape. You don't want to miss Dr. Serena Goldstein break it down for you listeners, so tune in for episode 73 now!
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Jan 28, 2019 #TeamEverlast
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So much from episode 72! Transformational fitness coach and trainer of the stars, Naqam Washington, joins Phoenix in the Everlast podcast studio along with Hollywood stuntman, Victor Plajas. Naqam Washington has done it all, from being the traveling trainer for the New York Knicks, the fitness coach of Puff Combs, and is currently the trainer for Netflix Marvel series, Daredevil. His passion outside of training his star clients (which also includes Penny Hardaway, Patrick Ewing, and Gary...
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Jan 9, 2019 #TeamEverlast
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Happy New Years from the In Fighting Shape podcast! Have questions on what your New Year's resolution could be? Comedian and actor, Wil Slyvince rejoins the podcast to talk just that and other topics such as began vegan, hanging out with fellow comedians, and his opinions on what's going on. Be a better you, after listening to podcast episode 71 of In Fighting Shape. 
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Nov 13, 2018 #TeamEverlast
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Ever wanted to ask a plastic surgeon..well, anything? On episode 70 of in Fighting Shape Phoenix sits down with Dr. Jonathan Sherwyn, board certified plastic surgeon, and gets all the answers. What's a vampire facial? Does fat freezing really work? What's the difference between a plastic and a cosmetic surgeon? It's better than a free consultation, episode 70 coming at you!
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Nov 8, 2018 #TeamEverlast
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Phoenix welcomes Tony Blauer of Blauer Tactical Sytems to talk about protecting yourself. Learn how to read situations before they happen. "The ability to protect yourself or a loved one is inarguably the single greatest skill you could possess." Hack your DNA level survival response in episode 69 of In Fighting Shape.
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Oct 30, 2018 #TeamEverlast
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Phoenix, Prince, and Albert continue the conversation, and jump into the nutrition side of building muscle on Part 2. They also answer fan questions. From what to eat, how to eat, when to eat to food allergies, supplements, and much more.
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Oct 23, 2018 #TeamEverlast
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Phoenix welcomes owner of Trooper Fitness Studio, Prince Brathwaite and certified personal trainer and former competitive bodybuilder, Albert Gonzalez to the podcast. In part one of this two part series, the three preach the importance of having a fitness plan and believing in the numbers. With decades of fitness experience between them, Prince and Albert shed light on the importance of rest and recovery, the difference between training for health, sport or ideal body and what the formula is...
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Oct 9, 2018 #TeamEverlast
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After a little hiatus, Phoenix comes back swinging with a combat sports pro, Susan Reno. Susan has been in the combat sports industry for over 20 years, having competed in Muay Thai and boxing both as an amateur and professional with over 25 fights. Susan shares how she went from bartending and partying to kicking and coaching. She shares her experiences at her professional fights, wins and losses that have made her a better coach.  As a cut person, she describes how she wraps hands for her...
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Sep 4, 2018 #TeamEverlast
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Phoenix gives a quick lesson on nutrition, focusing on Vitamin C and antioxidants. 
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Aug 28, 2018 #TeamEverlast
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Phoenix is today's host and guest! Everlast producer and certified health coach, Kristen Richardson, asks Phoenix about her birthday festivities, her 10 jobs, and being a female in the combat world. From talking about cooking classes to navigating the martial arts world as a woman, you'll get to know Phoenix's day to day life more closely, and gain a new perspective. @PhoenixCarnevale @coachk.rich
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Aug 15, 2018 #TeamEverlast
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The conversation continues from Ep 62 with Phoenix, Chris Flores, & Human Movement Specialist & Podiatrist, Dr. Emily Splichal. Your fan questions are answered! Learn if you have plantar fasciitis or nerve pain or vascular pain. They talk about diabetes, IT band syndrome, bunions, injections, diet and reduced sugar intake. Dr. Emily recommends shoes and how to treat your feet.
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Aug 14, 2018 #TeamEverlast
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Phoenix and the IFS co-host extraordinaire, Chris Flores, discover way more about their feet from Dr. Emily Splichal. They discuss the evolution of the human body, the nervous system's connection to feet, reflexology, and grounding. Dr. Emily of course gives some injury prevention advice, as well as advice as to how to deal with injuries. Learn about your body, and how your feet and hands are the touch gateways to your body. Your feet can indicate a lot more than you think in terms of emotions,...
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Jul 17, 2018 #TeamEverlast
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Phoenix Carnevale is joined by the guys from Burman's Health shop: Ted, Marty, and Alex.  "CBD has become a highly sought after compound in recent years, taking the natural products industry by storm after receiving highly publicized exposure in the media, including in Sanjay Gupta’s special, “Weed”, which first premiered on CNN. Since then, CBD oil products have appeared on shelves in doctors offices, medical marijuana dispensaries and grocery stores alike, with no medical card...
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Jul 10, 2018 #TeamEverlast
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Phoenix invites Dr. Serena Goldstein back for another curious topic related to hormones: your libido. Vic Plajas joins to provide the male perspective as the three discuss what affects your sex drive. They stem into topics such as menopause and infertility, as well as compare athletes' sex lives to the average person's.   Dr. Serena Goldstein in a Naturopathic doctor, who specializes in hormone concerns such as weight, low energy, stress, PMS, and sex drive. Check her out on Ep 56 to learn...
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Jun 26, 2018 #TeamEverlast
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Phoenix goes solo on this short episode to provide her skin care tips.  Also make sure to listen to the end to enter the In Fighting Shape contest for a pair of Powerlocks, wraps, and a jump rope!
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Jun 19, 2018 #TeamEverlast
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Phoenix has friends, Rick & Drogo, into the studio to talk all about recovery. Rick & Drogo just launched their own podcast called Omnia Fitness, which is also powered by Everlast. The trio dig into sleeping, eating, hydration, massage, and the tools to recover. Rick & Drogo own a gym called Recover in NYC which Phoenix has been to and talks about her personal experiences using the infrared sauna and some of the other gadgets Recover offers. Leave it to Rick & Drogo to explain...
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Jun 12, 2018 #TeamEverlast
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Phoenix is joined by Vanessa Chakour and Bryan Winston. They discuss the relationship with humans, animals, and the environment. Vanessa is an herbalist, artist, activist, meditation teacher, former boxer, and trainer.   Vanessa shares her personal story, her athletic background, her connection to nature, and how she has connected them all. Phoenix and Vanessa talk about their asthma, love for the outdoors and animals, and fitness.  
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Jun 5, 2018 #TeamEverlast
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Dr. Serena Goldstein explains how hormones may be responsible for stress, depression, weight gain, anxiety, and emotions. Phoenix and Bryan Winston ask her questions about PMS, which hormones relax and which cause stress.  Serena explains why women have symptoms before, during, and after their periods. They discuss nutrition, adrenal glands, energy, thyroid, and testosterone. Dr. Serena Goldstein is a Naturopathic Doctor who specializes in hormone concerns such as weight, low energy, stress,...
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May 22, 2018 #TeamEverlast
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Phoenix and Movement Coach, Erika Shannon, discuss dance as an art form, way to exercise, relationship builder, and a fun outlet.  Phoenix relates dance to MMA, of course, and they both comment on balance, timing, coordination, and other things dance teaches you. They both dish personal stories how dance has affected them whether personal relationships or career. They play a couple songs and find the 8 count. Phoenix gives 5 facts about dance, and then takes Erika 10 rounds.
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Apr 24, 2018 #TeamEverlast
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Phoenix and guest Dr. Belisa talk all about breathing, the science, instructions how to breathe for what purposes, what kind of breathing exists, and much more.  They talk about the psychology of breathing - how stress affects your breathing and vice versa, as well as asthma, PTSD, grinding your teeth in your sleep, and grunting. They talk about breathing techniques for pregnancy, fighting, lifting, etc.  Phoenix asks Dr. Belisa questions from the fans about the ink blot test, sex, snoring,...
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Apr 17, 2018 #TeamEverlast
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Phoenix goes on the road to Brooklyn to talk to Tiffany van Soest. They talk about her background, living in Indonesia, fighting, and doing spoken word. At minute 36, there's a clip of Tiffany's spoken word. Tiffany tells how there's two sides of her, one being super tough and the other being a mellow surfer. She also opens up about her grief and anxiety and how she has healed. She is involved in nonprofit work and hopes to start her own. Phoenix asks her about it all so enjoy this out of...
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Apr 10, 2018 #TeamEverlast
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Phoenix brings in Brian Ortega, his coach James Luhrsen & his manager, Ed Soares for an extended conversation.  Get to know Brian, the 27 year old, 14-0-0 145 pounder in the UFC.  Check the time stamps for specific topics or listen all the way through to get a sense of who Brian is in and out of the cage. 00:02 Defeating Frankie Edgar 00:10 Meeting Stand Up Coach, James Luhrsen, and the depths of their relationship 00:17 The Brian Ortega Foundation to help the community & his personal...
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Mar 27, 2018 #TeamEverlast
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Phoenix has her mentor, Lisa Wheeler in. Lisa was a modern dancer turned fitness professional.  Phoenix and Lisa talk about what it is like behind the scenes of the fitness workouts they film for Daily Burn's popular at home fitness videos. Lisa speaks of her goal to create great work and being good to people.  She shares what the business of fitness is really like, having been in the business for 25 years already. They also discuss fitness trends, recalling Richard Simmons and Billy Blanks....
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Mar 20, 2018 #TeamEverlast
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Phoenix is joined by guest co host Vic Plajas and the great Phil Nurse.  They talk about the origin of Muay Thai, living in Thailand, and training tactics. They branch into his time working with Georges St. Pierre, Jon Jones, and other MMA fighters.  Phil talks about his mentor and coach,Master Sken Kaewpadung and recounts a crazy story about a newb challenging Sken. Phoenix talks about her time with Phil, learning from him and her fights he trained her for. Phil owns the Wat (the Thai word...
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Mar 13, 2018 #TeamEverlast
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Phoenix and Vic Plajas welcome Avril Mathie in studio.  They ask Avril about how she got into fitness, became a professional boxer with a record of 2-0, and about her modeling career.  Avril shares her party girl to pro boxer journey, traveling the world while living by the motto, "if you're not having fun, you're doing it wrong." They dig into female boxing inequality, weight cuts, workout routine, diet, and more. Avril gives us 3 solid travel tips and then goes 10 Rounds with...
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Phoenix goes on the road and talks to David Clark.  David is an accomplished endurance athlete, business owner, speaker and bestselling author. At 34 years old, he was 320lbs, addicted to fast food, narcotics and alcohol. He went on to build an 8 million dollar company by the time he was 29 years old.  They dig into deep subjects like addiction, unhealthy habits, finding happiness that are peppered with good humor and gratitude.  
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Feb 13, 2018 #TeamEverlast
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Phoenix Carnevale and Guest Toni Marinucci talk about the latest diet trends including paleo, keto, vegan, vegetarian, whole 30, and intermittent fasting.  Toni explains how the body reacts, the purposes of the diets, and more on nutrition. She also gives 3 great tips that can help anyone looking to improve their health. Tune in to find out what way of eating is best for you and what each diet's purpose actually is. Toni Marinucci is a Registered Dietician with a Master's Degree in Nutrition...
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Feb 6, 2018 #TeamEverlast
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Phoenix, Vic Plajas, & Rolando Garcia III embark on the topic of body movement and the connection to the brain.  MMA, Bruce Lee, boxing, and the intricacies of the brain are connected, dissected, and analyzed to help us all better understand body movement.
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Jan 30, 2018 #TeamEverlast
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Host Phoenix Carnevale invites Vic Plajas and Rolando Garcia III for today's episode where they dive into the purpose of martial arts and how truly relatable it can be for everyday situations. Rolando is the manager of Equinox's Tier X trainers, a fitness instructor, and author of "Intrinsic Excellence and the Necessity of "Dirty Work". Rolando emphasizes the importance of respect and compassion, and details how he utilizes the principles of martial arts in his professional life....
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Jan 16, 2018 #TeamEverlast
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Phoenix and Registered Dietician, Erin Riley discuss sugar, eating behaviors, restriction, diets, and eating disorders. First up, Phoenix asks every question under the sun about sugar, its chemical components, its effects, and myths.  Erin shares her personal history with binge eating and restricting her diet due to her competitions.  She sheds light on her beliefs on living a healthy life and having a healthy relationship with food. "I don't believe in shoulds". They talk about...
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Jan 9, 2018 #TeamEverlast
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Phoenix talks to you guys one on one for her first episode of 2018! Prepare yourself for this episode with a pen and paper.  She shares her three tips to help you on your journey to becoming your best self. Listen to Phoenix's reasoning as to why she chose these three tips:  1.) Don't reset, expand. 2.) Find out what's happening to your body internally 3.) Declutter your living space  
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Dec 19, 2017 #TeamEverlast
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Phoenix, Chris Flores of Flo Fitness, and Steve Feinberg of Speedball Fitness sit down to talk about how they keep their careers, training routines, and life fresh and on the up and up.  With their combined 60+ years of personal training, they discuss how they keep themselves motivated so they can keep their clients determined and inspired.  Each shares what got them into fitness, what they've learned throughout their careers, and how they have evolved as fitness professionals. They then...
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Dec 12, 2017 #TeamEverlast
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Phoenix is joined by trainers and entrepreneurs, Chris Flores of Flo Fitness & Steve Feinberg of Speedball Fitness. They give you a checklist to help you choose the best personal trainer for you! They talk about the ins and outs of personal training, the business behind it, what they offer, and much more. These three trainers help you pick what kind of trainer you want, what to avoid, and how to get the best results. They dive in to what makes a good trainer: honesty, goal-oriented,...
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Dec 5, 2017 #TeamEverlast
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Phoenix Carnevale is joined by Boyd Melson and an IFS fave, Steve Feinberg.  Boyd is a retired pro boxer and is in the military, getting deployed 12/18/17.  The three discuss positivity, purpose, personal growth, generosity, and kindness.  Boyd shares his personal mission, and gives details about the stem cell research and clinical studies he is involved with after he made a promise to his ex-girlfriend.  Boyd graduated from West Point and fought on Team USA.  Boyd and Steve share how they...
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Phoenix is joined by returning guest, Chris Flores from Flo Fitness, and a new guest: Cornell Thomas.  Cornell is a former athlete, a speaker, an author, a thinker, an actionvist, a husband and father. The topic of conversation today is overcoming adversities, whether physically, mentally, emotionally, or financially.  Cornell shares his own challenges and motivations and what he has learned along the way.  Chris adds his perspective, commenting on the power of the mind.  They joke back and...
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Nov 21, 2017 #TeamEverlast
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Episode 38 welcomes American Ninja Warrior Star, Jessie Graff! Phoenix & return guest host, Victor Plajas talk to the extremely accomplished athlete, actress & stunt woman Jessie Graff about her life, career & making history on the hit NBC competition series, American Ninja Warrior! Phoenix & Vic ask Jessie about competing on ANW, training for the courses & her experience as a female competitor on the show. Jessie, a black belt in Taek Won Do & a black sash in Kung Fu,...
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Nov 13, 2017 #TeamEverlast
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Host Phoenix Carnevale is joined by Registered Dietician, Certified Nutritionist, and NASM Certified Personal Trainer, Nora Minno.  Phoenix and Nora both work at Daily Burn and spend a lot of their time traveling, so on this episode, they give their tips and tricks to staying healthy while traveling. They talk about key components such as nutrition, sleep, and exercise. Nora dives deeper into the importance of each and gives further explanation into digestion and energy levels.  Nora gives...
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Nov 6, 2017 #TeamEverlast
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Phoenix invites Wil Sylvince to the studio to talk about hip hop, comedy, health, boxing, weight loss, and what's going on in the world.  Wil is one of the most explosive comedians performing around the world today. His comedic performances on COMEDY CENTRAL, HBO’S DEF COMEDY JAM, and SHOWTIME. Wil shares how boxing and committing to the lifestyle change helped him lose 70 pounds in 11 months.  Phoenix asks how he got to that point and what caused him to make the change.  A funny story...
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Oct 24, 2017 #TeamEverlast
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Phoenix & Speedball Fitness Steve Feinburg dedicate this episode to carbs! If you're trying to understand nutrition, preparing for a big race or physical event, this episode will help you profoundly! They explain macronutrients, micronutrients, kinds of carbs, kinds of fats, and kinds of sugar.  They talk about the benefits and how to carb load and how to back load, as well as intermittent fasting and ketosis.  With plenty of examples and scenarios, Phoenix & Steve describe how diet...
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Oct 17, 2017 #TeamEverlast
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Phoenix, Edson Barboza, and Joe, president of Iron Army sit down and have a passionate conversation about MMA on personal and professional levels. Edson is the #3 UFC Lightweight, is from Brazil and loves fighting, his family, and his team.  Edson talks about his dedication to the sport, his opinion on the Lightweight division, his hunger for the belt, and his training.  Phoenix gets Edson to give some tips on how to kick and talks about his original dream.  Joe Volgey describes some of the...
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Oct 10, 2017 #TeamEverlast
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Phoenix Carnevale is joined by Vic Plajas, stunt artist, and Alvin Hsing, stung choreographer and stunt artist.  Alvin breaks down what styles of fighting look good on camera, what it takes to map out a fight scene, and how to make it all look real.  The three of them gab about their martial arts knowledge and passion, share some interesting stories behind the scenes of Sons of Anarchy, Criminal Minds, and Luke Cage, and talk about the physical demands of the job. Listen to get a better...
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Oct 3, 2017 #TeamEverlast
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Phoenix goes solo on this show to share some of the things she lives by to live a happy and successful life.  Inspired by e-mails from you listeners, Phoenix gives 11 commandments that you can implement and interpret to be your best self.  These tips and tricks are as simple as surrounding yourself with positive people and monitoring your social media, but are sure to improve your quality of life one step at a time.  Phoenix shares her personal experiences and how she's learned and adapted...
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Sep 19, 2017 #TeamEverlast
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Phoenix sits down with Albert Gonzalez, a no frills personal trainer who believes in strategy and numbers and author of 5 nutrition and exercise books.  He has trained celebrities such as Timberland and Star Wars actor, Oscar Isaac, as well as professional body builders and combat sport athletes.  Phoenix asks Albert questions about training for aesthetics vs sports performance, and Albert explains how he creates a nutrition and exercise program specific to his client's goal. He reveals some...
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Sep 13, 2017 #TeamEverlast
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On Part II of the conversation with Bas Rutten, Phoenix Carnevale, & Vic Plajas, they are three segments:Facebook Live questions, S*** I Learned This Week, and 10 Rounds with Phoenix. They talk about asthma, foods to avoid, and the O2 trainer to help combat breathing issues.  Bas answers questions about best heavyweight of all time, Mighty Mouse, the future of MMA, Brazil fans, and martial arts.  Phoenix teaches us about Bas' homeland: Holland, and talks about acting and entertainment...
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Sep 12, 2017 #TeamEverlast
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Special in studio guest this week is MMA & UFC legend, kickboxer, professional wrestler, and entertainer, Bas Rutten! Phoenix and returning guest host, Victor Plajas, chat with Bas about overcoming challenges such as asthma and eczema, how he got into MMA, his career, breathing techniques, and martial arts. Bas gives tips and details his training routine, as well as tells stories about past fights including the one fight he lost due to his stamina. Phoenix & Vic ask him about the O2...
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Aug 29, 2017 #TeamEverlast
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Phoenix has Gregg Cook in as a guest this week!  Gregg trained Phoenix when she first was getting into fitness, and now they work together at Daily Burn. Gregg shares his philosophies on fitness, particularly about mobility and breathing.  He gives tips on how to breathe better and how to increase your mobility at any age. Phoenix & Gregg talk candidly about their various fitness levels at different times in their life and how they've adapted their training with age and for different...
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Aug 22, 2017 #TeamEverlast
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Phoenix and guest co host Gregg Cook ask Alex Kogan, Owner & CEO of Advanced Cryo in NYC all about cryotherapy and IV hydration.  Alex explains what the treatments do for you, who they are recommended for, how often you should go, the benefits, and much more!  Alex explains where cryotherapy originated from, and how he went from being a chiropractor to a cryotherapy owner.  Phoenix finds out some other aesthetic benefits from cryotherapy such as collagen production, which leads them to a...
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Phoenix welcomes guest Gavin Van Vlack, a guitarist of the hardcore band, Burn, and the Head Coach at Physical Culture Collective, a NY martial arts and strength and conditioning studio.  He discusses moving your body versus exercise, his 5 favorite gym "toys", and training martial arts.  Phoenix asks how he got into music, and they comment on the effect the political climate is having on the music and art worlds.  Gavin also shares details about his battle with addiction....
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Aug 8, 2017 #TeamEverlast
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Phoenix Carnevale & Chris Flores talk about motivation: what motivation is, why you aren't motivated, and how to stay motivated.  They talk about idols, leaders, motivational quotes, and methods to inspire you, as well as what can be demotivating.  Chris tells a personal story about the importance of asking "why?".  Phoenix plays an excerpt of one of Dave Chappelle's stand up routines and they talk about the significance of perspective. Later on, Chris speaks about top public...
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Jul 25, 2017 #TeamEverlast
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Phoenix and guest, Mia Kang, talk about health, muay thai, modeling, and her struggles with weight.  Mia has been modeling since she was 13 years old, and recently starting competing in martial arts. Mia shares her story growing up overweight, struggling with eating disorders and industry standards, and explains how it led her to Muay Thai.  Phoenix & Mia dive deeply into what it means to be healthy: embracing who you are, mind, body & spirit. They keep it real when talking about...
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Jul 18, 2017 #TeamEverlast
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Host Phoenix and guest Co-Host Vic Plajas call Elizabeth Benton, blogger, podcast host, and creator of Primal Potential.  Elizabeth shares her health journey and what led her to starting her own company to help people regain control of their health and their lives.  Elizabeth talks about fat loss and hormones' effects on your health.  She explains her process of learning what worked for her body after trying all different diets since she was 5 years old.  Elizabeth describes which...
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This is Part two of Steve Feinberg's interview on In Fighting Shape! After chatting about nutrition in part one, Steve, Phoenix & Vic chat about training & performance in part two! Steve explains the differences between training for athletic performance vs. training as a way to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Steve also educates listeners on diet and training necessities based on varying activity levels & performance goals.  To close the episode, Phoenix has Steve answer some...
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In Fighting Shape welcomes Fitness industry expert & Founder/Creator of Speedball Fitness, Steve Feinberg! This two part series episode is all about nutrition and training! In part one, Phoenix and guest co-host, Victor Plajas ask Steve to share his knowledge on various topics including the meaning and usage of some common diet terms & trends, i.e. micros, macros, amino-acids, supplements, low carb diets, gluten free diets, resistance carbs and so much more! Steve has over 20 years of...
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Jun 27, 2017 #TeamEverlast
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Stephen Koepher, Tina McKissick, and Matthew Kaplowitz join In Fighting Shape to talk about doing stunts for films & TV, how they got into it, and what it's like behind the scenes.  They also talk about a documentary Stephen & Matthew directed, called "Concrete and Crash Pads- Stunts in New York". Stephen Koepher, Executive Producer & Co-Director and also a stunt performer, is a life long martial artist.  He is the co-founder of Breakfall Studios and sponsored by Demon...
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Jun 20, 2017 #TeamEverlast
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Host Phoenix invites long time friend, Joana Meneses in.  She is an International Instructor–Trainer for Stott Pilates™, a certified Yoga, Stand Up PaddleBoard (SUP) Yoga, TRX and KettleBell Instructor and is the Founder of BodyRoots Fitness Studio in New York City.  Phoenix and Joana talk about what your "core" really is and how to "work your core".  They also discuss yoga, mindfulness, learning your body , breathing, her paddle board yoga journey, and much more!
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Jun 13, 2017 #TeamEverlast
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Phoenix welcomes Justin Blair in studio to talk fitness, entrepreneurship, and combat sports! Justin founded the Church Street Boxing gym in 1997 until selling it in 2014.  He competed as an amateur boxer in NY.  He also founded "Friday Night Fights", which started at Church Street. Phoenix asks him some questions about his past experiences including living in Congo, catching malaria in Egypt, and working on a fishing boat in Alaska!  Then, she puts him through 10 Rounds with...
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Jun 6, 2017 #TeamEverlast
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The talented & hilarious, Heather "The Heart" Hardy is the featured guest on IFS episode 17! There is no topic off limits and Heather keeps it real & gets candid about her life, boxing, and so much more! The courageous & undefeated boxer opens up about overcoming some unimaginable obstacles, parenting, training, and her upcoming MMA debut at Bellator 180 on June 24th at Madison Square Garden. Heather currently has a 20-0 record and holds the WBC International Female...
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May 30, 2017 #TeamEverlast
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IFS excitedly welcomes one of the best MMA fighters in the world... Frankie Edgar!  Frankie talks to Phoenix about his physical conditioning, sparring sessions with Georges St. Pierre, what it's like walking out to the cage on fight night and so much more! Frankie shares some details about his training, including strength & conditioning workouts, specific training techniques and his nutrition. He also talks about Conor McGregor, his future in fighting, and about his new supplement company,...
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May 23, 2017 #TeamEverlast
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Host Phoenix welcomes Chris Romulo into the Everlast Studio to talk about Muay Thai,his experiences, and his new book Champions Uprising: Fall 7 Times, Stand Up 8. Chris Romulo is a champion Muay Thai fighter. His amateur career includes 5 titles, and as a professional he was 13–3 [10 KOs] and won the WKA super middleweight North American title in 2010. He retired at age 37. Phoenix asks Chris about his life growing up in Queens, training, fighting, being a single dad, and much more....
In Fighting Shape
May 17, 2017 #TeamEverlast
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This is part II of featured guest, Michael Jai White!  The episode picks up right where the conversation left off with Michael, Phoenix & Vic! They discuss the differences between MMA and boxing as well as the possible Mayweather Vs. McGregor fight. Michael weighs in on this potential match up and shares his thoughts on who he thinks would win! Then, Listeners get to know Michael a little better after answering some questions in the 10 Rounds with Phoenix segment. Lastly, Phoenix and...
In Fighting Shape
May 16, 2017 #TeamEverlast
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This is Part I of an interview with a very special guest...famed actor, writer, director, producer, stunt coordinator and martial artist, Michael Jai White! Phoenix and guest co-host Victor Plajas, a stunt performer, actor, & martial artist, give Michael Jai White a Skype call to talk about fitness, MMA, and movies! You may know Michael from Tyson, Spawn, The Dark Knight, Never Back Down, or Falcon Rising... but listeners may be surprised to learn of Michael's mastery in martial arts- he...
In Fighting Shape
May 9, 2017 #TeamEverlast
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This episode of IFS is all about the benefits of laughter on your health! Phoenix welcomes guest & co-host, Andrew Ginsburg to chat about laughter, relationships, fitness, and his new book, Pumping Irony: How to Build Muscle, Lose weight, and Have the Last Laugh. Andrew is an accomplished author, actor, comedian, personal trainer and champion body builder. His work can be found in publications such as; The New York Times, New York Post, Huffington Post, Details Magazine, Muscle &...
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May 2, 2017 #TeamEverlast
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Phoenix welcomes Erik Owings into the Everlast studio for this installment of IFS! Erik is a mixed martial artist, Renzo Gracie black belt, and world renowned trainer to MMA talents like Georges St. Pierre, Kenny Florian, Gunnar Nelson and John Cholish. Erik is also the owner of Mushin, a private martial arts dojo in New York City.  The pair discuss different styles of training including gymnastics, BJJ, judo, and other fighting techniques. Erik shares his knowledge of these training methods...
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Host Phoenix Carnevale talks to Rachel Mariotti, Equinox Tier III Personal Trainer & Mental Health Coach, about interval training, eating carbs, her hatred for running, and how she stays healthy. Rachel answers Phoenix's questions about smart training & dieting theories, running practices, and gives listeners her go-to health tips. Rachel also breaks down how the body works when consuming and burning calories. Download and listen for simple tips to add to your routine that will clear...
In Fighting Shape
Apr 11, 2017 #TeamEverlast
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Phoenix and Co-Host Bryan Winston sit down with Certified Personal Trainer and Sports Nutritionist, Jaclyn Sklaver for an IFS episode all about nutrition! Phoenix, Bryan & Jaclyn debunk diet myths and discuss the latest diet trends, including; intermittent fasting, healthy weight cutting, pre/post workout nutrition and supplements for sports performance. Later, Phoenix and Jaclyn dive into some of the most popular listener questions from Facebook! Download and listen to this informative...
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Apr 5, 2017 #TeamEverlast
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Phoenix and Guest Co-Host Bryan Winston welcome Dante Ross into the Everlast studio and bond over their love for music and how it affects their training and overall health.  Phoenix weaves in her favorite quotes from artists, studies based on music and health, as well as mental and emotional health.  They talk about meditation, gratitude, and spirituality.  Dante Ross is one of the top-25 greatest A&R representatives in hip hop named by Complex Magazine.  He signed and handled the...
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Mar 21, 2017 #TeamEverlast
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Phoenix and guest host Bryan Winston speak with Jimmy Pedro, a decorated Judo World Champion. Pedro is known for his unmatched Judo expertise and tremendous coaching ability to a roster of athletes that includes Ronda Rousey. Most recently, the Judo legend coached Olympic Gold Medalist, Kayla Harrison, to her historic second gold medal. Pedro talks to Phoenix and Bryan about his own journey in the sport and sheds some light on the physical & mental requirements involved in becoming a Judo...
In Fighting Shape
Mar 13, 2017 #TeamEverlast
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Phoenix welcomes back Bryan Winston as the guest for episode 6! Bryan explores his knowledge as a health coach & trainer by highlighting the deeper motivations to living a healthy lifestyle... more importantly however, he uncovers why living a healthy lifestyle leads to genuine happiness. In this inspirational yet comical conversation, Bryan & Phoenix will leave you laughing and feeling more motivated than ever!
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Phoenix is joined by guest Co-Host, Bryan Winston. Bryan has been in the fitness industry for the last 15 years as a personal trainer and more recently as a life coach. Phoenix and Bryan talk to BJ Gaddour, the Fitness Director at Men's Health. BJ discusses his journey from self proclaimed "Fat Kid" to being on magazine covers and named one of the Fittest Men Alive.  They talk about gender roles, body issues, health, fitness, self-esteem, and share tips to become the best version...
In Fighting Shape
Feb 14, 2017 #TeamEverlast
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On this Valentine's Day release, IFS is all about the heart...heart rate training that is! Phoenix and strength and conditioning specialist Dave DiFabio chat about heart rate monitors, high intensity interval training, heart rate zones and more.. Dave currently consults Olympic, collegiate, and professional sports teams in the use of heart rate training technology as a National Account Executive at Polar USA. He is also the owner of Team Speed Fitness and a professor at Rutgers University. Dave...
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Feb 7, 2017 #TeamEverlast
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Phoenix sits down with Jennifer Santiago & famed bantamweight boxing champion, Alicia "Slick" Ashley. The ladies discuss the differences between males and females in sports. Alicia talks about her fit lifestyle and how she remains ready to fight at 49 years old. Phoenix dives into her segment, "S#$@ I learned this week"  Alicia Ashley holds the Guinness world record as the oldest female bantamweight boxing champion in the world at 49 years old. Jennifer Santiago is...