Gym Laird #27 | Bill Hartman - Adaptability, Variability and Movement

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In today’s podcast, Jim sits down with Bill Hartman owner of IFAST Physical Therapy.

They cover the following topics:

– Performance goals vs. health goals
– Adaptability of the human system
– How the body reacts to all forms of stress
– Movement related to variability
– Longevity and quality of life
– The importance of proper sleep
– Why children need to be out playing in open spaces
– How children can learn to deal with stressors
– Restorative movement
– Changing habits and behaviours to improve health
– His new book
– IFAST University

Bill is known for finding solutions for people in pain that have failed with other forms of treatment. He owns IFAST Physical Therapy in Indianapolis, Indiana and Co-owns Indianapolis Fitness and Sports Training with Mike Robertson. He is the author of the upcoming book, All Gain – No Pain: The over-40 Comeback Guide to Rebuilding a Fit and Pain-free Body After Pain, Injury, or Physical Therapy.

To learn more about Bill’s work, click the following links:

4. Facebook page
5. YouTube


Jim Laird has been working as a Strength and Conditioning Coach helping clients achieve their goals since 1997. He has 4 years of Division One coaching experience and over a decade of working with clients in the private sector. He has worked with everyone from housewives who just want to look good and feel good, to professional athletes in the NFL, LPGA, and MLB; his most notable client being Scott Downs who is currently with the Chicago White Sox and is going on his 13th year in the MLB. Jim has helped dozens of young athletes achieve athletic scholarships to Division 1 schools and also trains a team of female Powerlifters. As an elite level Powerlifter, Jim pushed his body to the limit for years, and now understands the difference between working out to be healthy, and working out to achieve a high level performance goal, and he want to help others do the same. Learn more about Jim on his blog:

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