The Plunkett Fitness Project

The Truth About Strength Training

Are you ready for the straight truth on strength training, nutrition & fat loss, as well as a insiders point of view on the fitness industry as a whole? Jamie Plunkett is a certified Strength and Conditioning specialist, a 15 year fitness industry veteran, an entrepreneur & owner of Plunkett Fitness in Overland Park, KS.


This podcast will give you tactical advice on nutrition, injury prevention and strength training from a trusted industry professional while at the same time exposing the misinformation perpetrated on the general public by many in the fitness industry. Jamie spent years struggling with nutrition and body management and will share his expertise & knowledge in those matters to help you avoid the same pitfalls he encountered and eliminate wasting time as it pertains to meeting and exceeding your fitness and nutrition goals.
On the first episode of our podcast Jamie introduces himself and goes over his purpose, both as it pertains to working in the fitness industry as well as with this podcast. He has dedicated his life to not only teaching people about fitness, nutrition & health, but also educating people on the fitness industry as a whole.
Jamie and his co-host on this episode, Ryan, walk through what first interested Jamie in physical fitness & nutrition in high school, and they discuss his career path over the better part of the last two decades in the fitness profession.
On our second podcast Jamie & Ryan talk about the idea that people are settling for physical activity that is “entertaining” as opposed to committing to a fitness regimen that will give them positive returns over the long haul and that they will be able to commit to for the rest of their life.
They also touch on the misinformation regarding women and strength training and why we tend to overeat.

Episode 003

The Basics of Fat Loss

Nutrition facts
On our 3rd podcast Jamie talks about the biggest problem he sees as it pertains to fat loss with his clients- most aren’t focusing on the most important part, which is nutrition.
Jamie shares his own experience with learning how to control his appetite, the importance of planning and scheduling both fitness and nutrition as a road map to long term success and offers tactical advice for grocery shopping and meal prep.