Fitness For Regular People

In This Episode

Neal is joined by a fellow pharmacist this week -  fitness and life coach Rachel Gregg.

She and Neal discuss the best way to start a new fitness routine, the healthful way to start your day, basic exercise, and building endurance.

They also explore how important good nutrition is to actually see a change in your body and other lifestyle and fitness topics.

Topics Discussed

  • Why is it so hard to start a fitness routine
  • Changing habits
  • How to start your day
  • Basic exercises
  • Reps and good form
  • Circuit training
  • Fatiguing muscles
  • Building endurance
  • Gyms and trainers
  • Strength training
  • Good nutrition
  • HIIT

All About Rachel Gregg

Rachael Gregg is a 1998 graduate from Sandy Creek Central School, graduated from SUNY Cobleskill with an Associates Degree in Applied Sciences in 2000 and in 2004 graduated from Albany College of Pharmacy with a Doctorate in Pharmacy (Pharm. D).

She practiced retail pharmacy for over 10 years. Rachel has also worked part-time at Green Planet Grocery, a local, independent health food store in Fairmount, NY, as a wellness educator.

She is a certified First Line Therapy Lifestyle educator through Metagenics, became TRX Suspension Trainer Certified in May 2014 and received her Level 1 Crossfit Trainer certification in Rachel is also a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) through the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA).

Rachel’s primary focus is helping individuals increase their ability to perform at their highest level in all aspects of their life. Empowering and helping people reach their full potential is her passion, improving their health with lifestyle changes (i.e. exercise/movement, supplementation and healthier food choices).

Her interest is working with individuals of any physical ability because there is an inner athlete inside each one of us. Rachel’s desire to help individuals achieve optimal health and well-being truly reached a new level when she experienced her own health issues.

She was suffering GI disturbances that were due to severe gluten intolerance. Rachel decided at that point in her life that she wanted to help educate and empower individuals with the knowledge on the most beneficial health, nutrition, and fitness topics.

Rachel was an Academic and Athletic All-American Cross Country and Track runner in college. She was inducted into the SUNY Cobleskill Athletic Hall of Fame in September 2014. Rachel’s competitive spirit has helped propel her to decide to own her own business.

Her primary focus is to help individuals reach their full potential with a balanced approach to physical, mental, and emotional health. Rachel is truly dedicated and excited to help individuals reach their true potential through lifestyle, functional, proactive and preventative medicine.

Her passion is to strengthen and energize the inner athlete at their core, bring them into their power and let them soar...THE SKY IS THE LIMIT!



About The Author

Neal is a pharmacist who founded Woodstock Vitamins to help raise the bar on the natural products industry.  With the help of his expert staff, he's developed the Vitality Approved quality standards to bring a new level of integrity and trust to wellness. As a result, Woodstock Vitamins has become the go-to supplement brand for those who value transparency, quality, and pure ingredients in their supplement products.

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