The FitMixTape podcast explores the relationships that musicians, singers and songwriters of all stripes have with fitness and wellness. From heavy metal legends to classical virtuosos to pop royalty to punk performers to hip-hop geniuses and more, the brightest names in music sit down to chat about their workout, their process and how the two intersect in sometimes hilarious/touching/enlightening/crazy ways. (Hell, we’re dealing with musicians, after all.) Along with the tales behind their approaches to staying physically and mentally fit, guests will share a song or two from their personal workout playlists. So listen up, get inspired and prepare to peek inside the fitness strategies—and stories—of some of the world’s best musical talent.
LISTEN NOW When I spoke with Jon Shockness, aka Kid Astronaut, he had recently performed at Red Rocks, the legendary open-air amphitheater situated a few miles from Denver, Colorado, his hometown. A big deal by any measure, but a particularly heady experience for Shockness, a soulful vocalist and musician, whose second solo album, Full Moon, … More Episode 4: Jon Shockness (Kid Astronaut), Singer, Musician/Yoga Lover, Bicyclist