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53 | From the Emergency Room to Weight Room, What is the True Determinant of Health with Samantha Ciaccia

The Optimal Body

Health & Fitness

Looking for a quick fix for your pain? Then listen to this interview with Sam Ciaccia – trainer by day and physician assistant by night – as she explains what she runs into at the emergency room all the time and how you can avoid it.  This podcast opens up our eyes to the reality of a "quick fix" and the importance of awareness and self care of one's body.  Tune in for some body awareness exercises that you can implement in your day to day to make sure your body can be protected from possible troubles down the road. What You Will Learn in This Interview with Sam Ciaccia: @sciaccia 02:58 – What Sam’s purpose and goal is behind what she does 05:08 – Why it is important to Sam to continue learning and teaching movement` 07:13 – What it means to “abuse the system” 09:15 – How to motivate those who are looking for a quick fix 12:02 – The importance behind educators informing patients fully to avoid addictive behaviors 13:32 – Addictions behind medications and the importance of finding alternatives and education 16:05 – Why kettlebells, movement, and breathwork is so prevalent in Sam’s life 20:13 – How to determine if you are in an inhaled or exhaled state and why it's important 25:44 – How to strengthen breathwork with movement 27:25 – Why rib cage and pelvis placement is important - How to determine a neutral state 31:42 – Why having a lack of understanding of your body can be harmful 33:15 – How to start becoming more aware of your body movement About Sam Ciaccia: Sam Ciaccia is certified with her CSCS, SFGII, MS, PA-C. Trainer by day, Physician Assistant by night. Sam lives a duo-career, treating patients in the ER while living out her passion as a Strength Coach in NYC. She’s helped a range of clients from getting out of pain to conquering feats of strength! Kettlebells are her specialty focusing on the biomechanics of movement patterns and how they are applied to Kettlebell training. She encourages everyone to live up to their full potential in her sessions and overall in life! Items mentioned in this episode include: Sam’s Website: https://www.samanthalynnciaccia.com Sam’s App: https://marketplace.trainheroic.com/workout-plan/team/kettlebell-strength To check out the full show notes, visit Doc Jen's website here: www.docjenfit.com/podcast/episode53 --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/TOBpodcast/message


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