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Mark Bell: How To Get Jacked And Tan And Other Life Lessons

The B.rad Podcast

“You don’t just fall apart when you get old—it’s the bad habits that are potentially going to cause you to fall apart much faster.” It’s time to meet the meathead millionaire, my good friend Mark Bell, co-host of the sensational podcast, Power Project. Mark is a legend in the powerlifting and fitness community, a well known fitness entrepreneur, and a free-thinking and motivated guy who is all about dedicating his time towards helping others. In this thoughtful episode Mark and I talk about fitness and diet, and it gets pretty deep at times as he opens up about important moments in his life story, like the untimely death of his role model and older brother—a tragedy that became the catalyst for him to pursue his dreams. You’ll also hear Mark talk about how he lost over 100 pounds and kept it off, the different diets he has experimented with over the last decade, how to set attainable diet and fat reduction goals, and finally, how his lifelong exploration of healthy eating has led him to meat and fruit (plus, a little bit about the special project we’re working on together!).  TIMESTAMPS: It’s every human being’s job to make yourself super resilient. [09:16] Many people just sweep their problems under the rug and walk around like a stress bomb. [18:26] Make a plan and stick with it. [22:41] Mark’s journey from wrestling with his brothers to power lifting is detailed. [27:15] The first thing you want to do to become a competitive power lifter is to gain weight. [37:59] Your first rep should look like your last rep. Prioritize what you want to get good at. [40:59] Try something totally new to what you have been doing.  Do it gradually. [46:51] Pain and injury can be your teacher. They monitor how you should be using your body. [53:11] There are many ways to train and to train cheating the system. You always have to work around potential problems. [58:49] Reproduction, repair, growth, and locomotion are a zero-sum game. [01:04:35] Find what works for you. Being on a diet doesn’t have to be boring. [01:08:37] Your relationship with food changes when you totally adjust your intake from training. [01:16:23] When you go into power lifting, putting on weight is a good way to get stronger. [01:19:39] What is the secret behind the slingshot? [01:21:30] How did Mark get into the entrepreneur position after the power lifting? How did he lose the excess body weight from the 330 pounds he was carrying around? [01:25:41] People who carry extra weight need to think about the joints wearing out as well as heart and kidneys. It’s never too late to turn the corner. [01:55:56] Negative emotions come from negative interpretations. [02:00:25] LINKS: Brad Kearns.com Brad’s Shopping page Mark Bell Slinshot.com Power Project Podcast Join Brad for more fun on: Instagram: @bradkearns1 Facebook: @bradkearnsjumphigh Twitter: @bradleykearns YouTube: @BradKearns TikTok: @bradkearns We appreciate all feedback, and questions for Q&A shows, emailed to podcast@bradventures.com. If you have a moment, please share an episode you like with a quick text message, or leave a review on your podcast app. Thank you! Check out each of these companies because they are absolutely awesome or they wouldn’t occupy this revered space. Seriously, Brad won’t promote anything he doesn’t absolutely love and use in daily life. Butcher Box: Convenient, affordable home delivery - free shipping! - of the highest quality meat, poultry, and seafood with customizable box design. Click here for special promotion.  New: B.rad Whey Protein Superfuel With Creatine. This is the most pure and potent whey protein in the world, 100% sourced from small family farms in Wisconsin, and boosted with creatine for a true superfuel Brad’s Macadamia Masterpiece: Mind-blowing, life-changing nut butter blend Male Optimization Formula with Organs (MOFO): Optimize testosterone naturally with 100% grassfed animal organ supplement BeautyCounter: Complete line of cosmetics tested to be free of typical toxins and endocrine disruptors. Try Brad's favorite vitamin-C skin serum and make the switch away from toxic mainstream skin-care products! BiOptimizers: Top quality performance supplements like magnesium, probiotics, and digestive enzymes. BRAD10 for 10% off LMNT Electrolyte Drink Mix: Tasty, sugar-free, scientifically formulated electrolyte drink mix with everything you need and nothing you don't. Free sample pack, just click the link! BradNutrition.com: Coming soon - the ultimate whey protein superfuel formula for peak performance and longevity Ultimate Morning Routine Online Course: Learn how to custom-design an energizing, focusing morning exercise routine. Enroll now for earlybird discount Check out Brad Kearns Favorites Page for great products and discounts See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

2hr 10mins

25 Nov 2022

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#549 - Mark Bell - Stop Being Shamed Out Of Your Competitive Edge

Modern Wisdom

Mark Bell is a world record-breaking powerlifter, owner of Super Training Gym and inventor of the Sling Shot. A lack of support killed more dreams than a lack of competence ever did. There's a modern trend that trying hard at things and taking them seriously is uncool. Disincentivising excellence is one of the worst habits a society can have and it's time to put a stop to it. Expect to learn why taking a compliment is a skill that many of us don't have, why there is no growth without having a goal you're working toward, why Mark has never had a bad day, what it was like to train under the legendary Louie Simmons at Westside Barbell, how crucial the story you tell yourself about life is and much more... Sponsors: Get 20% discount on House Of Macadamias’ nuts at https://houseofmacadamias.com/modernwisdom (use code MW20) Get the Whoop 4.0 for free and get your first month for free at http://join.whoop.com/modernwisdom (discount automatically applied) Get a Free Sample Pack of all LMNT Flavours at https://www.drinklmnt.com/modernwisdom (discount automatically applied) Extra Stuff: Check out Mark's website - https://markbellslingshot.com/ Subscribe to Mark's YouTube Channel - https://www.youtube.com/c/MarkBellsPowerProject Get my free Reading List of 100 books to read before you die → https://chriswillx.com/books/ To support me on Patreon (thank you): https://www.patreon.com/modernwisdom - Get in touch. Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/chriswillx Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/chriswillx YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/modernwisdompodcast Email: https://chriswillx.com/contact/ 

1hr 22mins

7 Nov 2022

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Ep. 142 | 2 Bears 1 Cave w/ Tom Segura & Mark Bell

2 Bears, 1 Cave with Tom Segura & Bert Kreischer

On this week’s episode of 2 Bears, 1 Cave, Tom Segura is joined by lifter, podcaster, and entrepreneur Mark Bell. Tom and Mark discuss weight lifting injuries, Mark’s extreme weight loss, Tom’s workout routine on the road, improving sleep, squatting 1,000+ lbs, diet, motivation, using PEDs and more! Mark and Tom share the story of how they became friends, they talk about how to help Bert Kreischer “be less fat,” and Tom also reveals the time he was most nervous speaking in front of an audience. https://tomsegura.com/tourhttps://www.bertbertbert.com/bertyboytourhttps://store.ymhstudios.com/

1hr 46mins

18 Jul 2022

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Mark Bell On How to Earn Self Respect & Master the Mental Game of Life

The Adversity Advantage

Today’s guest is fitness icon, Mark Bell. You may recognize Mark from his popular podcast, which I was fortunate to be a guest on or from his innovative fitness products, or perhaps from his entertaining social media content. But Mark is so much more than that. He is one of the most respected people in the health and fitness space and has tons of life lessons and wisdom as well as an incredible story to share which we are going to unpack today.     We talk about body transformation, how one can stay consistent to achieve a fit body, mastering patience and calmness daily, forming habits that promote self respect, the challenges of parenthood, and so much more!  Thanks to this episode's sponsor: Organifi: Try the new Green Juice Crisp Apple to hydrate, energize, and support cortisol balance. Visit ORGANIFI.COM\DOUG and use code DOUG for 20% off any item. What to Listen For: 00:00 Intro 01:21 “I love a good comeback story.” 03:29 Staying grounded and humble through fitness 08:38 There are many versions of pain 16:41 How do you earn your self respect? 25:01 How do you stay attached to your positive habits? 28:23 The need to lose weight 36:21 Reestablishing a healthier relationship with food 43:33 How do you win a mental game? 51:43 Learning the virtue of patience as a parent 56:47 Mastering patience and calmness 01:00:21 What does being strong mean to you? Episode Resources: Mark Bell | Website, Instagram, Twitter, TikTok, YouTube Mark Bell’s Power Project Podcast Mark Bell Sling Shot Follow me on Social Media: LinkedIn Instagram Twitter

1hr 8mins

7 Jul 2022

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The Balanced Champion (Mark Bell Rebroadcast)

Chasing Excellence

I recently joined the gentlemen from Mark Bell’s Power Project for a wide-ranging conversation and wanted to share it here. We talk about word choices, why success isn’t binary, the mantra for a happy life, and much more. Find us on Social: Mark | Ben | Patrick 👉🏼 Ben Bergeron is a best-selling author, coach to 7 CrossFit Games champions, and founder of CompTrain. 👉🏼 Patrick Cummings is a long-time CrossFitter, podcaster, and creator of Functional Branding.

2hr 4mins

28 Jun 2022

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#256 Mark Bell

Kyle Kingsbury Podcast

Sometimes you just have to have a bro convo with a homie, and Mark “Smelly” Bell and I definitely got the memo. This isn’t bro science though. Mark is a deep, deep well of knowledge on all things physical training, we dive into some of my recent diet experiments. As we mentioned, you may get a little bit of wind action, but we couldn’t pass up the chance to be out of doors. As always, enjoy yall! Connect with Mark: Website: www.markbell.com Instagram: @marksmellybell Facebook: @marksmellybell Twitter: @MarkSmellyBell YouTube: Mark Smelly Bell Show Notes: Dr David E Martin Video Kyle references on "Primate-Curse" Sponsors: Equip Foods Is an ultra-clean protein/supplement company sourcing their ingredients from high quality beef while keeping the flavor on point. Go get their whole host of great products at www.equipfoods.com/kkp and use “KKP” at checkout for 20% off!  Bioptimizers To get ahead of a day when you’re a little behind on sleep, check out the geniuses at Bioptimizers newest nootropic baby. Nootopia. Head over to Nootopia.com/KINGSBU and enter “KINGSBU10” at checkout for 10% off your entire order. Force of Nature The homies at Roam Ranch are on board yall! Get over to https://forceofnature.com  for their incredible regeneratively raised bison and beef. Try all their newest products and enjoy. Punch in “KKP” at checkout for $15 off your first order, if you happen to see their products in the “wild”, just pick them up at the market and support responsible agriculture. Lucy Go to lucy.co and use codeword “KKP” at Checkout to get 20% off the best nicotine gum in the game, or check out their lozenge. To Work With Kyle Kingsbury Podcast Connect with Kyle: Fit For Service Academy App: Fit For Service Academy Instagram: @livingwiththekingsburys Odysee: odysee.com/@KyleKingsburypod Youtube: Kyle Kingbury Podcast Kyles website: www.kingsbu.com Zion Node: https://getzion.com/ > Enter PubKey  >PubKey: YXykqSCaSTZNMy2pZI2o6RNIN0YDtHgvarhy18dFOU25_asVcBSiu691v4zM6bkLDHtzQB2PJC4AJA7BF19HVWUi7fmQ Like and subscribe to the podcast anywhere you can find podcasts. Leave a 5-star review and let me know what resonates or doesn’t.

1hr 43mins

13 Jun 2022

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#127 - Mark Bell | Strength Is Never A Weakness, Weakness Is Never A Strength

The Bare Performance Podcast

Mark “Smelly“ Bell is a self proclaimed “meathead millionaire” who has leveraged a successful powerlifting career into a career as an entrepreneur. Mark is the creator of the Sling Shot, an assistive tool for powerlifters to utilize when bench pressing. Mark and Nick sit down in this episode to discuss what true strength is, and how important it is to be strong in all aspects of our life, not just physically. More Resources: BPN website: www.bpnsupps.com Nick’s website: www.nickbare.com Nick’s Instagram: www.instagram.com/nickbarefitness Nick’s Youtube: www.youtube.com/user/barelifenutrition Follow Us On Social Media! Instagram: @thebareperformancepodcast Facebook: The Bare Performance Podcast Twitter: @BarePerformPod

1hr 46mins

13 Jun 2022

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104. Mindset & Training Sage Advice From Mark Bell (Mark Smelly Bell)

Boost Your Biology with Lucas Aoun

In this episode, Lucas invites the legend Mark Bell on the podcast to talk about mindset, resilience, training and nutrition. Mark is an entrepreneur, gym owner, powerlifter, father and leader in health and fitness.  Relevant links:Mark’s IG: https://www.instagram.com/missbiohacker/ Mark’s Podcast: https://www.youtube.com/c/MarkBellsPowerProject Buy Health Products Here: https://www.ergogenic.health/  

1hr 3mins

5 May 2022

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Mark Bell: How To Coach A Dominant Scrum

Wandering Bear Sports

This week on the podcast we sit down with one of the godfathers of Australian Scrum coaching former Wallaby Mark Bell. In Bellys playing career he played his school rugby at St Joseph's College, Hunters Hill - Australia's leading rugby nursery. A consistent hooker, Bell played in the undefeated 1st XV premiership team of 1986. That was the springboard to higher honours as a record-equalling ten players from that side were picked in the GPS 1st XV and from there Bell was selected for the Australian Schools tour of New Zealand. He played his club football in Sydney with Northern Suburbs and his strong performances were rewarded in 1992 with a debut for New South Wales against New Zealand. The following year Bell was a member of the Australian squad for the short tour of North America and France but he did not play in any of the Tests. In 1996 both Marco Caputo and Michael Foley were injured in the second Test of the home series against Wales. As a consequence Bell was called into the squad and made his Test debut the following week against Canada in Brisbane. During his coaching career Belly has coached at the Queensland Reds, Japan Rugby National Team, Australian Rugby Union, Suntory, Canon, Easts Rugby Union, Sydney University, Merewether Carlton and the mighty Hunters Hill Under 14s.

1hr 9mins

8 Mar 2022

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027 MARK BELL - World Record Powerlifter and Sling Shot Founder

Dad the Man

Mark aka "Smelly" aka "The People's Coach" aka "Meathead Millionaire" is a world-record holding powerlifter with some outrageous lifts like a 1,086lb squat, 854lb bench, and 766lb deadlift. He credits much of his lifting success to his two older brothers, Louis Simmons from the one and only Westside Barbell, and other legends in the strength world like Ed Coan and Mike O'Hearn. Mark opened his own gym called Super Training Gym after moving his young family to northern California, where he has trained ever since. Mark leveraged his success in the powerlifting world to launch The Sling Shot, which is now an absolute powerhouse in the strength world, producing products that serve powerlifters. Aside from running Super Training Gym and Sling Shot, he hosts Mark Bell's Power Project Podcast, which is a Top 50 health and fitness podcast, and now sells his own supplement line which can be found on his website. Mark is a guy who loves to help other people, and if you follow his content on social media, you'll quickly see how true that statement is and how good he is at doing it. He's a one of a kind, down to earth, hard working dude. But above it all he's an incredible man, husband, and father, and I am truly honored to have had the opportunity to host this conversation with a guy that I am such a big fan of.Discussion PointsWhy Mark is hellbent on serving peopleAnxiety and depression - why does everyone feel this way?The toxicity of social mediaOnly boring people can be bored"If you feel lonely when you're by yourself, then maybe you're not in good company... you have to work on yourself."Controlling what you can controlDoing what is reasonable10 minute walksDelayed gratification for exponential dopamineAny real progress takes a long timeGiving yourself credit for the little thingsThe parallel of dedication in life vs fitnessHow you feel along the wayHow Mark started SlingShotDon't be so hard headedBest piece of marriage adviceWhy communication is so important in marriageDon't try to fix your spouseThe values Mark focuses on teaching his kidsChasing success and losing sight of prioritiesWhat Mark wants his legacy to be with his kidsLinkswww.markbellslingshot.com@marksmellybell - IG, TikTok, Twitter

1hr 10mins

22 Feb 2022

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