The Team LoCoFit Roundtable was created to share our best insights, coaching strategies and relevant science to educate our listeners. We cover the most relevant nutrition and training interventions, dive into the psychology and mindset necessary to create healthy habits and focus on the lifestyle changes that work best for our clients. Each coach brings their own knowledge and unique expertise to every episode to provide listeners with the different perspectives necessary to fully capture our message.

Episode 188: Short and long term goal setting in physique sports

On this weeks episode, Laurin and Rick discuss setting short and long term goals, particularly in the context of competing in bodybuilding. Physique sports are unlike many other sports in the physiological and psychological impact they place on the individual. Rick shares his clinical experience in working with a wide range of clients who are either competing or have competed (and since retired) to bring a unique perspective to this conversation.   To contact Rick for mental health consulting, email tampatherapygroupfl@gmail.com  

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Published on September 22, 2021

Episode 187: Breaking a shopping addiction

On this weeks episode, Laurin and Rick answer a question sent in about breaking a shopping addiction. Shopping addictions seem innocuous, but they can be incredibly detrimental if left untreated. They discuss confronting the root cause of the shopping addiction and how to create a better environment moving forward.    To contact Rick for mental health consulting, email tampatherapygroupfl@gmail.com  

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Published on September 20, 2021

Episode 186: Time Management

Time management is such a valuable, but often underrated topic. On this weeks episode, Laurin interviews Steph Lawler on how to improve our time management skills. They discuss how to audit your day, creating a schedule that works for you and how to be productive in the hours that you are working.    To contact Steph, visit www.warriorfit1.com  

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Published on September 13, 2021

Episode 185: Mastering your sleep

On today’s episode, Laurin and Karina dedicate the entire podcast to sleep! Sleep science has come a long way in reaching the general public to where most people understand the importance of sleep, but might not know how to achieve it. They discuss the important regulating factors for sleep, like light, heat, food, and more, along with practical sleep hygiene practices everyone can benefit from!

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Published on September 8, 2021

Episode 184: Can you change your body fat set point?

The million dollar question: Can you change your body fat set point? In today’s episode, Laurin and Karina answer this question and discuss the how and why behind changing your body fat settling point, and what expectations you should set during the process.

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Published on September 6, 2021

Episode 182: How to track macros

On today’s episode, Laurin and Sam cover the fundamentals of tracking macros! From where to start, how to track, what to adjust and more, they go through the ins and outs of tracking.

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Published on September 1, 2021

Episode 183: Why you’re struggling to track macros

Earlier this week Laurin and Sam covered the basics of macro tracking. But what if you understand those principles and are still struggling? It’s really common! They discuss common misconceptions and errors clients struggle with when tracking macros.

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Published on September 1, 2021

Episode 181: Cardio

Today’s episode is all about the benefits of cardiovascular exercise! Laurin and Gill discuss the benefits of cardio and go into detail on how cardio should be applied for general health, sport performance and physique enhancement. They also dispel some myths on HIIT training and when to program it in!

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Published on August 25, 2021

Episode 180: Strategies for navigating a shared pantry

On today’s episode, Laurin and Gill share strategies on how to navigate sharing pantry storage. For a bit of context, we had a question sent in from a listener who is in a newly blended family and struggling with the mindless snacking and having potentially triggering foods around 24/7. Whether it’s your living situation, or your work space where you struggle with this, we provide practical tips we use with our clients in the episode you can apply right away!

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Published on August 23, 2021

Episode 179: Meal plans versus macros

On today’s episode, Laurin is joined by Dr. Bill Campbell, who runs the Physique Enhancement Laboratory at USF. They discuss their paper that recently got published “Flexible vs. rigid dieting in resistance trained individuals seeking to optimize their physiques”, which was the research study Laurin ran during her Masters. They talk about all the details of the study, the ups and downs, what they would have done differently and most importantly, the practical implications for what this research means for you!    Read the full, open access paper here.    You can follow Dr. Cambpell on Instagram @billcampbellphd

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Published on August 16, 2021