Crime, Mysteries and a Chance at a Kindle Giveaway

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My contribution to this major sale is Bigger Than Jesus, the first in my series about a funny hitman on the run from the mob, his past and the FBI. Just 99 cents!

Inexpensive books plus a chance at winning a kindle! I mean, c’mon and come on over! Click the pic above.

Crime thrillers, cozies, suspense! A kindle! Act now!

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Workout: Fast and Efficient

I looked it up. As a noun or adjective, “workout” is one word. Still looks wrong to me but never mind…on today’s show:

I’ll update you on my progress with The Wild Diet and share my experiments (and my alterations) to the One-Minute Workout (from last week’s podcast). We’ll get right down to the keys I use to get exercise done quickly so I can get on with my day. Of course, before embarking on any exercise program, consult your doctor to make sure you’re up to it.

If you’re new to the gym or haven’t been there for a while, hire a personal trainer. They aren’t just there to yell and count to four. They can help you design your program to your individual needs, familiarize you with equipment and help you engage the work for optimal results.

 At this link to Tim Ferriss’s blog, check out the possible benefits of using heat to increase athletic performance and aid recovery in which he delves deep into saunas and such with research from Dr. Rhonda Patrick.

I’m also going to reiterate Tim Ferriss’s disclaimer here: “The material on this blog is for informational purposes only. As each individual situation is unique, you should use proper discretion, in consultation with a health care practitioner, before undertaking the protocols, diet, exercises, techniques, training methods, or otherwise described herein. The author and publisher expressly disclaim responsibility for any adverse effects that may result from the use or application of the information contained herein.”

In my book, Do the Thing!, I talked about using cues to get remedial exercise done stealthily. (Remedial exercise is mostly basic physio principles from the 1940s and yoga techniques used to recover from injury, increase flexibility and optimize function and range of motion.) For more on the use of cues, do read Do The Thing! by Robert Chute on Amazon. It’s the last book on stress, pain, time and energy management you’ll ever need. (Says so on the cover.)

Key takeaways from today’s show:

  1. Consistency is more important than enthusiasm.
  2. Quality is more important than quantity.
  3. Muscles need recovery time.
  4. The workout is its own reward but you won’t feel that at first so find another reward, too.

Key points I use for my weight training (some of which may be relevant to you):

  1. Lift heavy. Less than eight reps is too heavy. More than twelve is too light.)
  2. Grip the weight hard.
  3. Use compound exercises for maximum efficiency.
  4. Don’t go to failure. Stay in control of the weight.
  5. Don’t hold your breath.
  6. Tighten your core.
  7. Explosive push, slow negative.

Key points for my cardio (adapted from the principles of High-Intensity Interval Training):

  1. Warm up for your workout.
  2. Monitor your breathing. If you can’t talk, back off.
  3. Go 30 secs hard, 30 secs active recovery for 30 secs.
  4. When that’s too much, 20 secs hard, 40 secs active recovery.
  5. When I’m done, I get out.

Finally, reward yourself for the effort, but not with food. A few of my favorite rewards: hot shower and shave using tea tree oil, firing up the wood stove and (since I’m suffering Canada’s Arctic air) throw your clothes in the dryer before you put them on!

Catch-phrase Contest

Want to get a free book from me? This podcast needs a catch-phraseEmail me at expartepress@gmail.com. If I choose yours, I’ll send you a book, easy-peasy!

Speaking of books:

This show is brought to you by my book, Do the Thing! I don’t cover everything in the book on the podcast. This is more of a complement to that. For a ton of ideas to improve your life and achieve a higher degree of productivity and success, go pick up Do the Thing!, available on Amazon in ebook or paperback.

Would you like to advertise your product or service on the show, get a poster or your name in my next book? Patreon rewards are for you! Find out more on my new Patreon page.

Your support helps cover bandwidth costs. I really need this podcast to pay for itself so if you’d like to support the show and earn rewards for your patronage, check out the treasures by clicking here or hit the orange Patreon button on the Home page at AllthatChazz.com. Thank you so much!

Extra special thanks to my first patron, RF Kacy!

Not everybody has the money to give money. If that’s you, no worries. Please support the podcast by giving it a happy review on iTunes, subscribe, tweet it and tell your friends! Sharing is caring. Cheers!

Robert Chute is a massage therapist with 24 years experience who works in stress, pain management and injury rehabilitation. A former journalist, Robert is also the author of many books, ranging from non-fiction to science fiction, horror, fantasy and crime thrillers. If you’re interested in his fiction, you’ll find his books under his pen name, Robert Chazz Chute.

Music credit: Today, it’s me.

Don’t miss the blooper at the end.

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Arguing with People Who Are Wrong

On today’s podcast:

1. Your micro-biome and cravings.

2. The most effective exercise doesn’t take long at all.

3. When does arguing help? Is it worth it? It turns out the answer is 4% of the time (at best!)

On this episode of the All That Chazz Stress Relief Podcast, I rant a little and I expect some arguing. Yes, there will be some listeners who will object to what I have to say on principle. But what if your principles are killing you? I had a negative experience this week that reminded me why I work the way I do. I’m arguing that we should argue the right way, but also with the right people. Bubbles and echo chambers are frequently derided on social media but they are valuable if your priority is your health.

There are times to take a stand, surely. However, a lot of arguing is drama which produces heat, not light. 

Wild Diet Update

I’m down 6.9 pounds after three weeks. I think I overdid the nuts, dairy and coconut oil so I’m cutting back a bit on the secondaries and amping up the vegetables to boost my weight loss. I’m very happy with this nutrition template. I’m eating better and enjoying more interesting foods. I did have my first cheat meal Sunday night and discovered that eating the way I used to isn’t as alluring as I’d thought.

Sample menu: bone broth, green smoothie, lamb, peppers and spinach and water, water, water and coffee.

On the Wild Diet (by Abel James) I tried hard-boiled quail eggs. Cute, but not worth all the peeling.

On today’s podcast, I reference another podcast, Serious Inquiries Only. Here are three episodes that relate to arguing, changing minds (and not changing minds):

A. The host talks to Dr. Robert Price, a Trump supporter and attempts a meeting of the minds. It does not go well.

I suggest you also check out these two episodes regarding arguments that spring from different worlds:

SIO20: Can We Change Minds? and  SIO21: Be Reasonable, with Michael Marshall.

I also discuss HIIT, High-Intensity Interval Training. For more on this topic, check out this short Quirks and Quarks podcast: One Minute of Exercise a Day Can Keep You Healthy.

Arguing for a Catch-phrase Contest:

I’m looking for a catch phrase to end the podcast. Give me a good one I can use and I’ll send you a book of your choice. Email me at expartepress@gmail.com.

This show is brought to you by my book, Do the Thing! I don’t cover everything in the book on the podcast. This is more of a complement to that. For a ton of ideas to improve your life and achieve a higher degree of productivity and success, go pick up Do the Thing!, available on Amazon in ebook or paperback.

Would you like to advertise your product or service on the show, get a poster or your name in my next book?

Patreon rewards are for you! Find out more on my new Patreon page.

Your support helps cover bandwidth costs. I really need this podcast to pay for itself so if you’d like to support the show and earn rewards for your patronage, check out the treasures by clicking here or hit the orange Patreon button on the Home page at AllthatChazz.com. Thank you so much!

Special thanks to my first patron, RF Kacy! Cheers to you for getting the Patreon ball rolling, sir!

Not everybody has the money to give money. If that’s you, no worries. Please support the podcast by giving it a happy review on iTunes, subscribe, tweet it and tell your friends! Sharing is caring. Cheers!

*Please note that if you have a health condition or concern, please consult a health care professional before proceeding with any changes to your health maintenance regimen. Don’t take medical advice from a podcast! See your doctor in person for a proper consultation. 

Robert Chute is a massage therapist with 24 years experience who works in stress, pain management and injury rehabilitation. A former journalist, Robert is also the author of many books, ranging from non-fiction to science fiction, horror, fantasy and crime thrillers. If you’re interested in his fiction, you’ll find his books under his pen name, Robert Chazz Chute.

Music credit: 

Floating Cities Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

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Less Stress Around Food: Do the Incremental Thing

Today on the All That Chazz Stress Relief Podcast:

  1. I update listeners on my tasty success and my bad beef heart recipe on The Wild Diet by Abel James. (The bad beef heart wasn’t Abel’s fault.)
  2. I give a tip on how I beat a mad craving for something I shouldn’t eat.
  3. I talk about the social value of food and the implications of making interactions more social and less food-centric.

(Seeing this on AllThatChazz.com and can’t see the audio player? Click the Read More button and you will.)

The Catch-phrase Contest:

I’m looking for a catch phrase to end the podcast. Give me a good one I can use and I’ll send you a book of your choice. Email me at expartepress@gmail.com.

This show is brought to you by my book, Do the Thing! I don’t cover everything in the book on the podcast. This is more of a complement to that. For a ton of ideas to improve your life and achieve a higher degree of productivity and success, go pick up Do the Thing!, available on Amazon in ebook or paperback.

Would you like to advertise your product or service on the show, get a poster or your name in my next book?

Patreon rewards are for you!

Find out more on my new Patreon page.

Your support helps cover bandwidth costs. I really need this podcast to pay for itself so if you’d like to support the show and earn rewards for your patronage, check out the treasures by clicking here or hit the orange Patreon button on the Home page at AllthatChazz.com. Thank you so much!

Not everybody has the money to give money. If that’s you, no worries. Please support the podcast by giving it a happy review on iTunes, subscribe, tweet it and tell your friends! Sharing is caring. Cheers!

Curious about isolation tanks, the dreamscape and warfare with a terrifying race of invading aliens? Check out this week’s featured book, Dream’s Dark Flight.

It’s part of the Dimension War Series, but can be read as a stand alone book. It’s full of kick ass characters, twists and surprises. Try it out here.

*Please note that if you have a health condition or concern, please consult a health care professional before proceeding with any changes to your health maintenance regimen. Don’t take medical advice from a podcast! See your doctor in person for a proper consultation. 

Robert Chute is a massage therapist with 24 years experience who works in stress, pain management and injury rehabilitation. A former journalist, Robert is also the author of many books, ranging from non-fiction to science fiction, horror, fantasy and crime thrillers. If you’re interested in his fiction, you’ll find his books under his pen name, Robert Chazz Chute.

Music credit: 

Floating Cities Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

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Relax: Another Moment of Sanity

Winter is going. Breathe. Just breathe. Click Read More to see the video…and relax.

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Food Management: Do the Less Normal Thing

New to the show? This one may change your life.

At the beginning of the year, my friend and I were desperate to lose weight. We were eating better but our work didn’t show on the scale. Now it does! New Plan A: If you’re looking for a diet that isn’t a fad, is sustainable and has worked for many people (compete with delicious recipes and real food, I’ll share my experience so far with The Wild Diet. I’m happy and getting slimmer. Thanks to my new nutrition plan, I’m ditching Plan B. My friend and I were just going to hang out with Sumo wrestlers to feel better about our size. Sumo, no more!

Today’s topics:

  1. You know all those things we take for granted? The hopeless wage slavery? Homelessness? High heels? You’re soaking in stress and whatever nasty fluid they use to wash our brains. Time to step back and challenge that.
  2.  Today’s hearty and filling podcast recommendation: The Fat-burning Man with Abel James (winning diet advisor on the show, My Diet is Better than Yours.)  I knew my relationship with food was changing (and quickly) when I started turning into a food snob. After just a few days on the Wild Diet, I started sneering at groceries. You might like Abel James but I bet you’ll love his nutrition plan. Food doesn’t have to be the enemy/seductress/self-medication/secret lover anymore!
  3. Water: do you drink it? Back to basics: drink water because it’s the better choice than all that other crap.

Beyond food, what about your other life management headaches?

This show is brought to you by my book, Do the Thing! I don’t cover everything in the book on the podcast. This is more of a complement to that. For a ton of ideas to improve your life and achieve a higher degree of productivity and success, go pick up Do the Thing!, available on Amazon in ebook or paperback.

Would you like to advertise your product or service on the show, get a poster or your name in my next book?

Patreon rewards are for you!

Find out more on my new Patreon page.

Your support helps cover bandwidth costs. I really need this podcast to pay for itself so if you’d like to support the show and earn rewards for your patronage, check out the treasures by clicking here or hit the orange Patreon button on the Home page at AllthatChazz.com. Thank you so much!

Not everybody has the money to give money. If that’s you, no worries. Please support the podcast by giving it a happy review on iTunes, subscribe, tweet it and tell your friends! Sharing is caring. Cheers!

This week’s featured book will be a fine distraction from all that stress you don’t want to think about: Brooklyn in the Mean Time.

This week’s featured book is Brooklyn in the Mean Time. It’s about my criminal history in ’90s New York. Expect action, fight scenes, a sexy little person, a giant and heartbreaking brilliance amid killer family shenanigans. Plus a jewel heist! Enjoy!

*Please note that if you have a health condition or concern, please consult a health care professional before proceeding with any changes to your health maintenance regimen. Don’t take medical advice from a podcast! See your doctor in person for a proper consultation. 

Robert Chute is a massage therapist with 24 years experience who works in stress, pain management and injury rehabilitation. A former journalist, Robert is also the author of many books, ranging from non-fiction to science fiction, horror, fantasy and crime thrillers. If you’re interested in his fiction, you’ll find his books under his pen name, Robert Chazz Chute.

Music credit: 

Floating Cities Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

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Bust Stress! Do the Little Things!


Welcome back to the All That Chazz Stress Relief Podcast. For anyone who is looking to decrease pain, boost energy or manage time and relieve stress, you’re in the right place.* (If you’re listening to this at AllThatChazz.com and you can’t see the mpg player, click the Read More tab to play the show.) 

On today’s show I talk about the surprising stress you get from small problems and why you should choose easy solutions. I also talk about finding the middle ground on the safer use of pharmaceutical drugs. You’ll also get two tips to sleep better tonight. You can find out much more about the proper use of legal drugs (and one illegal drug) in my book, Do the Thing! Speaking of which…

This show is brought to you by my book, Do the Thing! I don’t cover everything in the book on the podcast. This is more of a complement to that. For a ton of ideas to improve your life and achieve a higher degree of productivity and success, go pick up Do the Thing!, available on Amazon in ebook or paperback.

Would you like to advertise your product or service on the show, get a poster or your name in my next book? Patreon rewards are for you!

Find out more on my new Patreon page.

Your support helps cover bandwidth costs. I really need this podcast to pay for itself so if you’d like to support the show and earn rewards for your patronage, check out the treasures by clicking here or hit the orange Patreon button on the Home page at AllthatChazz.com. Thank you so much!

Not everybody has the money to give money. If that’s you, no worries. Please support the podcast by giving it a happy review on iTunes, subscribe, tweet it and tell your friends! Sharing is caring. Cheers!

Interested in the design service I mentioned on the show? It’s KitFosterDesign.com. You can check that out at this link.

*Please note that if you have a health condition or concern, please consult a health care professional before proceeding with any changes to your health maintenance regimen. Don’t take medical advice from a podcast! See your doctor in person for a proper consultation. 

Robert Chute is a massage therapist with 24 years experience who works in stress, pain management and injury rehabilitation. A former journalist, Robert is also the author of many books, ranging from non-fiction to science fiction, horror, fantasy and crime thrillers. If you’re interested in his fiction, you’ll find his books under his pen name, Robert Chazz Chute.

Music credit: 

Floating Cities Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

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