RISE Method Podcast with Steven Eskaf

Steven Eskaf

Join Coach Steve on the R.I.S.E. Method Podcast for practical fitness and wellness tips. As the creator of the R.I.S.E. Method, Coach Steve covers training, nutrition, mental strength, and overall health. Enjoy expert interviews, the latest research, and engaging Q&As. This podcast helps you rethink your lifestyle, adopt effective fitness strategies, and maintain healthy habits. With the R.I.S.E. Method Podcast, you're not just listening - you're transforming! read less
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Episodes

The Power of the Environment | Ep 356
21-02-2024
The Power of the Environment | Ep 356
The Power of the Environment | Ep 356 Welcome yet again to the Rise Method podcast, where we delve into everyday challenges and how best to overcome them for a healthier life. In this latest episode, we dissect how unexpected life events and our environments can profoundly influence our fitness and health goals. This insightful discussion is based on a recent, unexpected power outage in Melbourne that impacted around half a million folks. Our seasoned hosts, Steve and Laura, utilise this example to emphasize that occasional detours from a strict fitness regimen due to unforeseen situations are perfectly okay. They remind listeners that during such difficulties, survival comes before sticking to workout plans. Simultaneously, the duo stresses on the importance of bouncing back onto the fitness track without guilt. The podcast takes an intriguing turn as Steve and Laura emphasise how our surrounding environment can considerably shape our fitness levels. They compare life stories and experiences, leading to the revelation that the lack of extra responsibilities, freedom of time, competitiveness, and minimal commuting, typically characteristic of a shared household in the 20s, is conducive to maintaining great physical shape. Further in the discussion, our hosts present the idea of 'friction' as a powerful change tool in our environment – making certain activities harder and others easier. Strategies like hiding unhealthy food or keeping gym equipment within sight provide practical examples of how to apply this concept. In the final part of the podcast, we probe the sustainability of willpower, discipline, and aggressive determination for maintaining healthy habits. A more feasible approach, according to our hosts, is making deliberate adjustments to our environment or even relocating if necessary. Join us in this compelling episode of the Rise Method podcast and get a fresh insight on maintaining fitness no matter what life throws at you.   Connect  Find RISE Method On Apple Podcasts On Facebook On Instagram @rise.method   Steven Eskaf @steveneskaf   For more information about the RISE Method visit: https://risemethod.com.au/
Breaking Free from Perfectionism with Laura Watts | Ep 355
07-02-2024
Breaking Free from Perfectionism with Laura Watts | Ep 355
Breaking Free from Perfectionism with Laura Watts | Ep 355 Welcome to a special episode of the Rise Method Podcast. We have our dedicated fitness coach, Steve, and special guest, Laura, who dive deep into the scrutinising world of perfectionism and the 'all-or-nothing' mindset in fitness. Engage in the riveting conversation as they explore these subjects from multifaceted perspectives, illustrating that the pursuit of perfection can hinder the progression towards achieving health and fitness goals. Starting casually, the conversation quickly turns to the serious issue of perfectionism in our fitness regimens. Laura speaks from her experienced perspective as a Reformer Pilates instructor about the negatives of hyper-focusing on perfect exercise form, while Steve adds his insights about the parallel between perfectionism in fitness and other life avenues. Together, they emphasize proficiency and execution over perfection. Moving forward, the hosts discuss the fear of injury, a common concern affecting people's approach towards fitness. With expert advice from Steve, shed your fears and learn the resilience of our bodies. The episode encourages a sensible approach to fitness, promoting active participation over chasing perfection. From discussing body mechanics and pain misperceptions to tackling the emotional and psychological aspects of our fitness journeys, this episode debunks the myths of perfection in fitness and sheds light on the pitfalls of unrealistic goals. Discover valuable insights on flexible nutrition and training programs, and learn how the 'all-or-nothing' mindset can impact your fitness journey. This episode comes as a breath of fresh air, guiding you to ditch perfectionism and adopt a healthier and more practical approach to achieving your fitness goals. Join us on this enlightening journey packed with motivation, practical advice, expert insights and humour, geared to help you overcome the 'all-or-nothing' mindset. Start your journey to fitness success with us, focusing on progress over perfection! Connect  Find RISE Method On Apple Podcasts On Facebook On Instagram @rise.method   Steven Eskaf @steveneskaf   For more information about the RISE Method visit: https://risemethod.com.au/
Truths & Myths of Low-carb, Time-Restricted Eating, and Plant-Based Diets | Ep 354
30-01-2024
Truths & Myths of Low-carb, Time-Restricted Eating, and Plant-Based Diets | Ep 354
Truths & Myths of Low-carb, Time-Restricted Eating, and Plant-Based Diets | Ep 354 The Rise Method Podcast invites you to a riveting conversation between Coach Steve and Laura on popular diets and misinformation. Explore facts and myths about low-carb diets, time-restricted eating, and plant-based choices. Discover the principle of consuming less energy, the implications of dietary changes on lifestyle, and debunk fads like the 'detox' trends. This episode provides a comprehensive analysis of dieting, offering insights about effectiveness, health impacts, and mindset changes accompanying the dieting journey. Dive into low-carb, juicing, and other macronutrient trends, understanding their effects and benefits. This episode also articulately explains physiological processes related to diets, such as sugar utilization. Learn about the pros and cons of time-restricted eating, low-carb diets, and how they may influence personal habits. From motivations to adherence issues to potential setbacks, grasp a holistic view of these dietary journeys. Transitioning to plant-based diets? This episode offers valuable insights. Explore the challenges, benefits, and social implications of adopting a plant-based lifestyle. Understand the mathematics of weight loss and the reality behind scale numbers. From managing protein intake to watching out for high-calorie 'junk' vegan food, acquire practical advice and precautionary tips for anyone on the path of going plant-based. Enjoy thought-provoking discussions, tales about dieting trends, and exciting chatter about personal impacts of dietary choices. The episode wraps up with a fun and creative outro segment on one's dream superpower. Tune in for empowering, enlightening and entertaining content on the world of nutrition and dieting. Connect  Find RISE Method On Apple Podcasts On Facebook On Instagram @rise.method   Steven Eskaf @steveneskaf   For more information about the RISE Method visit: https://risemethod.com.au/