Mar 16, 2015
Ru El's Running Podcast's Special Guest: America’s
Angriest Trainer Vinnie Tortorich - Part 3
For the Part 1 & Part
episodes of the conversion with Vinnie.
A fitness trainer to Hollywood elite, Ironman
triathletes, stay-at-home moms, busy professionals and everyone in
between and has been doing it for over thirty years.
Vinnie is cancer survivor and was diagnosed with Leukemia in 2007.
So it an extra super duper honer to have him here. Despite
Leukemia, Vinnie has been able to kick ass as a fitness trainer, as
well as many of other things I’ll mention, and has helped and
continues to help many folks along the way.
"Do good work." - Vinnie Tortorich, approach to
Starting in 2012, started a podcast and now a super
on his America’s
Angriest Trainer Podcast with his lovely and multi talented
co-host (The First Lady of Podcasting) Anna Vocino. The
podcast is available everywhere: on his
, iTunes, Stitcher, and apps
for both the iPhone and Android devices.
Vinnie is the author of the super
successful best selling book Fitness Confidential:
Adventures in the Weight Loss Game which was
release in June 2013. He is co-writer is Dean Lorey. If you don’t
know Dean, as Vinnie would say, Dean runs Hollywood. The book
Fitness Confidential is available on paperback and Kindle on
In 2014, as an entrepreneur, Vinnie
successfully launched Pure Vitamin Club with the his close friend
Andy Schreiber, the CEO of PVC. Vinnie formulated and with the
Andy help offer a pure vitamin multi cap that is free of
fillers and potentially harmful additives typically found
in most vitamins on the market.
As an athlete, Vinnie was a star football
player at Tulane University of Louisiana. Some time after
college, Vinnie learned he got pretty could at riding super long
and far on bikes and he eventually participated in ultra
cycling events like the AdventureCORPS’ Furnace
Creek 508 which he’s participated numerous times and Vinnie
does a fantastic recounting of the 508 in his ‘Lagniappe”
section of his best selling book Fitness
Thanks Vinnie for joining us on Ru El's Running
- AFFILIATE: Pure Vitamin Club
- Ru El's Questions Answered.
- The dual meaning and significance of "Guam".
The Interview Questions:
- What did you have for breakfast? How do you prepare it?
- What activity are you into to keep you fit? How do you
incorporate through your week
- What motivates you? What keeps you going?
- What's your biggest turn off? Pet peeve? How do you deal with
- How do you deal with crap that comes around?
- What is new for you? what are you coming into and what can we
expect from you in the coming future?
- Do you regret this interview?
- Would you like to come back to this show?
- The Weird Question: Ever got intimate with a nun?
The Final Questions:
Thinking back on your life, pick what
you see as a turning point in your history. Maybe a fork or
crossroad situation or maybe not. A significant point. Now you have
a chance to do the Marty McFly. Sort of. Where you, today, have a
change to visit yourself at that turning point of your history.
- What would that moment be?
- And for a 30 secs what would you tell your younger self?
Follow the show:
Killer Intro & Outro Music:
Artist/Song: Luzius Stone / Fire In The Sky.