Gladden Longevity

Secrets to Fitness – Episode 155

Join Dr. Jeffrey Gladden, Steve Reiter, and Katie Ingram, the Director of Fitness at Gladden Longevity. Katie performs Cardiopulmonary Exercise Tests, Resting Metabolic Rate, Pulmonary test (PFT), Evoked EEG, and Max Pulse at Gladden Longevity. In addition, she formulates customized fitness plans for each patient based on the results of genetic testing, blood work, and results from all biometrics. Katie also holds each one accountable and offers support even when traveling in global time zones. As an expert, she possesses these certifications – DEXA, MET TEST(cardiopulmonary exercise tests), ISSA CPT (certified personal trainer), BLS, TRT shockwave, and HOCATT ozone sauna. In this episode, they get into fitness, looking at it from multiple perspectives by considering the psychology of fitness, the passion, how you frame it up, and how you handle the hurdles that come your way when it comes to working out. Katie also delves into why she got involved with Gladden Longevity and spoke about her role as Fitness Director. Listen to hear more about Katie, her passion, and what she does at Gladden Longevity. 

Listen to this episode to learn about making a hundred, the new thirty, and Living Young for a Lifetime!

Show Notes:

Dr. Gladden begins by saying the episode was fun and listeners will enjoy it. (1:15) 

Steve questions Katie about her role, title, and responsibilities at Gladden Longevity. (2:24) 

Katie explains how she interacts with clients when they come into Gladden Longevity. (4:15) 

Dr. Gladden shares how balance is broken into static and dynamic balance and what each means. (6:26) 

Steve seeks explanations about why balance is important and should be worked on regularly. (8:00) 

Dr. Gladden points out how he constantly pushes himself to take fitness seriously, explains what happens when you push yourself to be fit and why balance is critical. (10:25) 

Katie reveals how trying to understand her sick child instigated her interest in functional medicine.  (12:30) 

Katie describes how she enrolled her son in a program called oral immunotherapy. (14:12) 

Katie recounts how she got back into dentistry only to decide it wasn’t her calling. (16:27) 

Dr. Gladden describes what a functional and biological dentist does. (18:30) 

Dr. Gladden discloses that Katie is someone who clients really love talking to. (20:21) 

Dr. Gladden states he does work out and loves to work out but does not wake up every day wanting to work out. (22:36) 

Katie discloses that it is hard to make the time, but it’s also hard not to do it, so choose your hard. (24:28) 

Dr. Gladden notes that if you really want to get something done, you will figure out a way to do it. (26:11) 

Dr. Gladden shares that Katie is fun to work with and commends her curiosity. (28:26) 

Steve wants to know where Katie’s intuition and EQ come from. (31:27) 

Dr. Gladden defines an optimization mindset which involves learning from what happens. (32:31) 

Katie sheds light on finding your why and your motivating force. (34:01) 

Dr. Gladden explains that when you have your health and longevity, it allows you to engage with people and to be doing activities with others that enable them to see your wisdom play out. (36:15) 

Katie elaborates on the emotional part of a workout. (38:03) 

Dr. Gladden mentions prioritizing exercise as a big part of your life. (40:39) 

Dr. Gladden describes doing twenty squats with one leg and twenty squats with the other leg. (43:20) 

Katie advocates that you can do something every single day, no matter where you are in the world. (44:51) 

Steve thanks everyone for listening. (45:35) 

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