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Mind Pump: Raw Fitness Truth

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Rank #3 in Fitness category

Health & Fitness
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Nutrition
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MindPump exposes the RAW TRUTH about health, fitness, nutrition and more... Hosts Sal Di Stefano, Adam Schafer & Justin Andrews pull back the curtain on the mythology, snake oil and pseudo-science that pervades the fitness industry and present science-backed solutions that result in increased muscular development and performance while simultaneously emphasizing health. No fitness institution or fitness "truth" is safe from their quick wit and over 40 years of combined experience in the fitness industry. Produced by Doug Egge. Find Mind Pump and the Mind Pump hosts on Instragram @mindpumpradio, @mindpumpsal, @mindpumpadam, @mindpumpjustin & @mindpumpdoug and on Facebook at mindpumpshow. Get expertly programmed Mind Pump training protocols at www.mindpumpmedia.com

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MindPump exposes the RAW TRUTH about health, fitness, nutrition and more... Hosts Sal Di Stefano, Adam Schafer & Justin Andrews pull back the curtain on the mythology, snake oil and pseudo-science that pervades the fitness industry and present science-backed solutions that result in increased muscular development and performance while simultaneously emphasizing health. No fitness institution or fitness "truth" is safe from their quick wit and over 40 years of combined experience in the fitness industry. Produced by Doug Egge. Find Mind Pump and the Mind Pump hosts on Instragram @mindpumpradio, @mindpumpsal, @mindpumpadam, @mindpumpjustin & @mindpumpdoug and on Facebook at mindpumpshow. Get expertly programmed Mind Pump training protocols at www.mindpumpmedia.com

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Keep the minds pumping

By Devospencer321020 - Dec 11 2019
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Not sure what metrics y’all have on the back end but I downloaded a bunch of old episodes on deadlifting and mind-muscle connection and next thing you know the boys address both in recent episodes. I can’t name a podcast that is more in tune with their listeners and it’s awesome.

The most ground breaking fitness podcast

By toledo3121 - Dec 04 2019
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There’s nothing like this out there. The. Best. Fitness podcast.

iTunes Ratings

5063 Ratings
Average Ratings
4763
106
71
45
78

Keep the minds pumping

By Devospencer321020 - Dec 11 2019
Read more
Not sure what metrics y’all have on the back end but I downloaded a bunch of old episodes on deadlifting and mind-muscle connection and next thing you know the boys address both in recent episodes. I can’t name a podcast that is more in tune with their listeners and it’s awesome.

The most ground breaking fitness podcast

By toledo3121 - Dec 04 2019
Read more
There’s nothing like this out there. The. Best. Fitness podcast.

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Mind Pump: Raw Fitness Truth

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MindPump exposes the RAW TRUTH about health, fitness, nutrition and more... Hosts Sal Di Stefano, Adam Schafer & Justin Andrews pull back the curtain on the mythology, snake oil and pseudo-science that pervades the fitness industry and present science-backed solutions that result in increased muscular development and performance while simultaneously emphasizing health. No fitness institution or fitness "truth" is safe from their quick wit and over 40 years of combined experience in the fitness industry. Produced by Doug Egge. Find Mind Pump and the Mind Pump hosts on Instragram @mindpumpradio, @mindpumpsal, @mindpumpadam, @mindpumpjustin & @mindpumpdoug and on Facebook at mindpumpshow. Get expertly programmed Mind Pump training protocols at www.mindpumpmedia.com

641: The Best Way to Lower Body Fat, Detrimental Effects of Holding Stretches, the Impact of Personal Trauma on Eating Disorders & MORE

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Kimera-Quah!

In this episode of Quah, sponsored by Kimera Koffee (kimerakoffee.com, code "mindpump" for 10% off), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about the detrimental effects of holding stretches for extended periods of time, the best way to lower body fat, if they could never work in fitness again, what would they do instead and the role personal trauma plays in disordered eating.

  • Mind Pump #1 Fitness Podcast in the world! (3:29)
  • Thrive Market/Organifi partnering ongoing (7:00)
  • Catrina “All Star” baker/cook (8:55)
  • Mind Pump staple Thanksgiving foods (11:22)
  • “Push-Present/Baby Showers/Gender Reveal Parties” WHY??!! (13:45)
  • Alt Radio – Elijah shout out! (17:55)
  • Quah question #1 – Are there any detrimental effects of holding stretches for extended periods of time? (20:20)
  • Quah question #2 – What is the best way to lower body fat? (32:52)
  • Quah question #3 – If all of you could never work in fitness, what would you do instead? (45:34)
  • Quah question #4 – What role do you think personal trauma plays in disordered eating? (55:15)
Related Links/Products Mentioned: People Mentioned:

Would you like to be coached by Sal, Adam & Justin? You can get 30 days of virtual coaching from them for FREE at www.mindpumpmedia.com.

Get our newest program, MAPS Prime Pro, which shows you how to self assess and correct muscle recruitment patterns that cause pain and impede performance and gains. Get it at www.mindpumpmedia.com!

Get MAPS Prime, MAPS Anywhere, MAPS Anabolic, MAPS Performance, MAPS Aesthetic, the Butt Builder Blueprint, the Sexy Athlete Mod AND KB4A (The MAPS Super Bundle) packaged together at a substantial DISCOUNT at www.mindpumpmedia.com.

Make EVERY workout better with MAPS Prime, the only pre-workout you need… it is now available at mindpumpmedia.com

Have Sal, Adam & Justin personally train you via video instruction on our YouTube channel, Mind Pump TV. Be sure to Subscribe for updates.

Also check out Thrive Market! Thrive Market makes purchasing organic, non-GMO affordable. With prices up to 50% off retail, Thrive Market blows away most conventional, non-organic foods. PLUS, they offer a NO RISK way to get started which includes:

1. One FREE month’s membership 2. $20 Off your first three purchases of $49 or more (That’s $60 off total!) 3. Free shipping on orders of $49 or more

Get your Kimera Koffee at www.kimerakoffee.com, code "mindpump" for 10% off!

Get Organifi, certified organic greens, protein, probiotics, etc at www.organifi.com Use the code “mindpump” for 20% off.

Go to foursigmatic.com/mindpump and use the discount code “mindpump” for 15% off of your first order of health & energy boosting mushroom products.

Add to the incredible brain enhancing effect of Kimera Koffee with www.brain.fm/mindpump 10 Free sessions! Music for the brain for incredible focus, sleep and naps! Also includes 20% if you purchase!

Please subscribe, rate and review this show! Each week our favorite reviewers are announced on the show and sent Mind Pump T-shirts!

Have questions for Mind Pump? Each Monday on Instagram (@mindpumpmedia) look for the QUAH post and input your question there. (Sal, Adam & Justin will answer as many questions as they can)

Nov 17 2017

1hr 7mins

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1177: Five Reasons Why Everyone Should Train Like a Bodybuilder

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In this episode, Sal, Adam and Justin go over five reasons why everyone would benefit of utilizing bodybuilding training principles in their training.

  • The history of bodybuilding. (1:35)
  • What is aesthetics? Why do we associate it with a visual representation of health? (9:45)
  • Five Reasons Why Everyone Should Train Like a Bodybuilder. (12:10)
    • #1 – The mind to muscle connection. (12:33)
    • #2 – The value and benefits of isolation exercises to address weaknesses and imbalances in your body. (29:33)
    • #3 – Build muscle mass and speed up metabolism. (40:02)
    • #4 – The value of chasing ‘the pump’. (43:30)
    • #5 – The safest and best for longevity. (49:02)

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Dec 05 2019

1hr 1min

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921: The Gym Schedule That Maximizes Results, When to Change Up a Staple Exercise, How to Incorporate Cardio into a Strength Training Plan & MORE

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Organifi Quah! iTunes & Facebook Review Winners!

In this episode of Quah, sponsored by Organifi (organifi.com/mindpump, code "mindpump" for 20% off), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about with unlimited amounts of time to spend in the gym how to train for maximum results, how often a specific exercise should change, good ways to incorporate cardio into a strength training plan that will not interfere with the strength adaptation and potential Mind pump plans to add a female voice to the podcast team.

  • “Old guy trying to be cool…” Adam explains the tag on his shoes + the evolution of his collecting habit. (5:11)
  • What percentage of bodybuilders are gay? The subculture and urban legends of the bodybuilding world. (20:00)
  • Sal, Justin, and families see The Nutcracker + creating family traditions. (23:08)
  • The progression of the YouTube page + butting heads with the young lion. (34:35)
  • Following Up: The guys take new Everly Well tests to check current Omega/B Vitamin levels + the importance of becoming aware of your body & testing. (40:02)
  • Organifi + Vitamin Angels: Eliminating Malnutrition in Children. (45:16)
  • Scientists Are Working on a Pill That Lets You Eat Anything and Avoid Weight Gain. (51:41)
  • #Quah question #1 – If you had unlimited amounts of time to spend in the gym how would you train for maximum results? (57:35)
  • #Quah question #2 - How often should a specific exercise change? (1:08:07)
  • #Quah question #3 – What are good ways to incorporate cardio into a strength training plan that will not interfere with the strength adaptation? (1:18:34)
  • #Quah question #4 – Do you have any plans to add a female voice to the podcast team? (1:25:55)
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Dec 12 2018

1hr 39mins

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785: Dr. Layne Norton on Taking Charge of Your Diet, Metabolism & Relationship with Food

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In this episode, Sal, Adam & Justin talk with Dr. Layne Norton.

Would you like to be coached by Sal, Adam & Justin? You can get 30 days of virtual coaching from them for FREE at www.mindpumpmedia.com.

  • The guys discuss the MURPH workout and the meaning behind it. (4:08)
  • Are certain words discriminatory? Layne talks about his time in Australia. (6:45)
  • Is morality based on religion or not? The Monk Debates platform and its brilliance. (8:21)
  • Twitter beef?! Layne shares his love/hate relationship with Twitter and how he deals with trolls. (11:54)
  • Can processed foods be healthy? Low Carb Zealics and the missing psychological piece behind our relationship with food. (15:35)
  • Nutrition is a fingerprint: It is an individual variance. The confusion behind calories in vs. calories out and the science behind it. (21:00)
  • Why does your body become efficient with calories? The science behind Reverse Dieting, metabolic adaptation,  calorie restriction for longevity in health,  adipose tissue adaptations and why people spin their wheels when it comes to dieting. (26:10)
  • How to End Your Diet Better. Why you need to have a plan, how the brain has an impact on everything, stress triggers and specific foods he recommends. (58:53)
  • How he uses intuitive eating in his life and the mantra of “minimum effective dose.” (1:16:20)
  • What is the difference between hunger and cravings? Understanding our relationship with food and how too much of anything can be a bad thing. (1:23:00)
  • What is the hierarchy of importance when it comes to health? (1:30:00)
  • The Debate King: Dr. Layne Norton. The guys bring up the beef with Ben Greenfield and Joe Rogan and what causes him to stir the pot. (1:39:00)
  • Technology advancements and its impact on health. (1:46:35)
  • The importance of communication in a relationship and becoming more self-aware of your partner’s needs. (1:50:00)
  • The Avatar fallout and his current focus. (1:59:15)
  • Does he have any fears of commitment or moving too fast? He talks about the house he recently bought with his girlfriend and punching above his weight class. (2:04:40)
  • His current team, business model and plans for the future. (2:08:45)
  • “I rather you hate me for everything I am, rather than love me for something I’m not.” What are the best/worst traits he picked up from his parents? (2:15:45)
Featured Guest/People Mentioned: Related Links/Products Mentioned:

Get our newest program, MAPS HIIT, an expertly programmed and phased High Intensity Interval Training program designed to maximize fat burn and improve conditioning. Get it at www.mindpumpmedia.com!

Get MAPS Prime, MAPS Anywhere, MAPS Anabolic, MAPS Performance, MAPS Aesthetic, the Butt Builder Blueprint, the Sexy Athlete Mod AND KB4A (The MAPS Super Bundle) packaged together at a substantial DISCOUNT at www.mindpumpmedia.com.

Make EVERY workout better with MAPS Prime, the only pre-workout you need… it is now available at mindpumpmedia.com

Also check out Thrive Market! Thrive Market makes purchasing organic, non-GMO affordable. With prices up to 50% off retail, Thrive Market blows away most conventional, non-organic foods. PLUS, they offer a NO RISK way to get started which includes:

1. One FREE month’s membership 2. $20 Off your first three purchases of $49 or more (That’s $60 off total!) 3. Free shipping on orders of $49 or more

You insure your car but do you insure YOU? If you don’t, and you are the primary breadwinner, you will likely leave your loved ones facing hardship and struggle if you die (harsh reality). Perhaps you think life insurance is expensive, but if you are fit and healthy, you can qualify for approved rates that are truly inexpensive and affordable. To find out if you qualify for the best rates in the industry, go get a quote at www.HealthIQ.com/mindpump

Have Sal, Adam & Justin personally train you via video instruction on our YouTube channel, Mind Pump TV. Be sure to Subscribe for updates.

Get your Kimera Koffee at www.kimerakoffee.com, code "mindpump" for 10% off!

Get Organifi, certified organic greens, protein, probiotics, etc at www.organifi.com Use the code “mindpump” for 20% off.

Go to foursigmatic.com/mindpump and use the discount code “mindpump” for 15% off of your first order of health & energy boosting mushroom products.

Add to the incredible brain enhancing effect of Kimera Koffee with www.brain.fm/mindpump 10 Free sessions! Music for the brain for incredible focus, sleep and naps! Also includes 20% if you purchase!

Please subscribe, rate and review this show! Each week our favorite reviewers are announced on the show and sent Mind Pump T-shirts!

Have questions for Mind Pump? Each Monday on Instagram (@mindpumpmedia) look for the QUAH post and input your question there. (Sal, Adam & Justin will answer as many questions as they can)

Jun 04 2018

2hr 25mins

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637: Avoiding a Slow Metabolism, Why Bread is Demonized, Combatting Seasonal Affective Disorder & MORE

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Organifi Quah!

In this episode of Quah, sponsored by Organifi (organifi.com, code "mindpump" for 20% off), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about how to change clients from being extrinsically motivated to intrinsically motivated with respect to diet and exercise, why bread is demonized and if it has a place on in a healthy diet, strategies to combat Seasonal Affective Disorder and preventing metabolism from slowing down when endurance training.

  • Laser “dicks” (5:00)
  • UFC 217 Recap (7:27)
  • You can learn from anybody (10:36)
  • Quah question #1 – How do you change clients from being extrinsically motivated to intrinsically motivated with respect to diet and exercise? (20:52)
  • ·Quah question #2 – Are there a lot of myths about bread? Why is it demonized? Is there a place for it in a healthy diet? (34:50)
    • Thrive Market – homemade bread mix (38:10)
  • Quah question #3 – Strategies to combat Seasonal Affective Disorder? (48:35)
  • Quah question #4 – Steps to take to prevent metabolism from slowing down when endurance training? (56:50)
Related Links/Products Mentioned:  People Mentioned:

Also check out Thrive Market! Thrive Market makes purchasing organic, non-GMO affordable. With prices up to 50% off retail, Thrive Market blows away most conventional, non-organic foods. PLUS, they offer a NO RISK way to get started which includes:

1. One FREE month’s membership 2. $20 Off your first three purchases of $49 or more (That’s $60 off total!) 3. Free shipping on orders of $49 or more

How can you go wrong with this offer? To take advantage of this offer go to www.thrivemarket.com/mindpump

Would you like to be coached by Sal, Adam & Justin? You can get 30 days of virtual coaching from them for FREE at www.mindpumpmedia.com.

Get our newest program, MAPS Prime Pro, which shows you how to self assess and correct muscle recruitment patterns that cause pain and impede performance and gains. Get it at www.mindpumpmedia.com!

Get MAPS Prime, MAPS Anywhere, MAPS Anabolic, MAPS Performance, MAPS Aesthetic, the Butt Builder Blueprint, the Sexy Athlete Mod AND KB4A (The MAPS Super Bundle) packaged together at a substantial DISCOUNT at www.mindpumpmedia.com.

Make EVERY workout better with MAPS Prime, the only pre-workout you need… it is now available at mindpumpmedia.com

Have Sal, Adam & Justin personally train you via video instruction on our YouTube channel, Mind Pump TV. Be sure to Subscribe for updates.

Get your Kimera Koffee at www.kimerakoffee.com, code "mindpump" for 10% off!

Get Organifi, certified organic greens, protein, probiotics, etc at www.organifi.com Use the code “mindpump” for 20% off.

Go to foursigmatic.com/mindpump and use the discount code “mindpump” for 15% off of your first order of health & energy boosting mushroom products.

Add to the incredible brain enhancing effect of Kimera Koffee with www.brain.fm/mindpump 10 Free sessions! Music for the brain for incredible focus, sleep and naps! Also includes 20% if you purchase!

Please subscribe, rate and review this show! Each week our favorite reviewers are announced on the show and sent Mind Pump T-shirts!

Have questions for Mind Pump? Each Monday on Instagram (@mindpumpmedia) look for the QUAH post and input your question there. (Sal, Adam & Justin will answer as many questions as they can)

Nov 11 2017

1hr 4mins

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739: The Quickest Way to Lose Belly Fat, the Healthiest Way to Bulk, the Dangers of Body Acceptance While Ignoring Health & MORE

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Organifi Quah!

In this episode of Quah, sponsored by Organifi (organifi.com, code "mindpump" for 20% off), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about the quickest way to lose belly fat, the healthiest way to bulk, thoughts on extreme body positive advocates who seem to encourage body acceptance with no regard to healthy habits and the steps someone can take to change a failing clubs numbers, staff attitude and future.

  • Should we give a shit about having cable?! The guys share their opinion and speculate where television is heading. (8:41)
  • Amazon’s stranglehold over the small guy. The guys answer the question whether companies like Amify will keep reaping the rewards, or if an unforeseen “cardboard ceiling” looms in their future. (14:54)
  • Scientists develop tiny tooth-mounted sensors that can track what you eat! Will trainers still be needed in the future? Listen to the boys share their thoughts. (23:04)
  • Nutritional Psychology: The new era of medicine is here. The future of mental health is going to be flipped on its head. (29:28)
  • There are some powerful, evil fucks out there. Can people be silenced these days? The guys share their thoughts on the latest Hollywood scandal with Corey Feldman. (39:33)
  • There is an app for just about everything. The guys speak on various apps from dog walkers to babysitter’s. Do you trust the people on them? Hear their thoughts. (46:12)
  • Dappling in a little bit of crazy. The signs you are with someone crazy. Are you drawn to people who patch your insecurities? The guys get deep, take notes. (50:00)
  • Quah question #1 – What is the quickest way to lose belly fat? (59:13)
  • Quah question #2 – What is the healthiest way to bulk? (1:19:30)
  • Quah question #3 –What are your thoughts on extreme body positive advocates who seem to encourage body acceptance with no regard to healthy habits? (1:31:28)
  • Quah question #4 - What steps can someone take to change failing clubs numbers, staff attitude and future? (1:42:35)
Related Links/Products Mentioned: People Mentioned:

Also check out Thrive Market! Thrive Market makes purchasing organic, non-GMO affordable. With prices up to 50% off retail, Thrive Market blows away most conventional, non-organic foods. PLUS, they offer a NO RISK way to get started which includes:

1. One FREE month’s membership 2. $20 Off your first three purchases of $49 or more (That’s $60 off total!) 3. Free shipping on orders of $49 or more

How can you go wrong with this offer? To take advantage of this offer go to www.thrivemarket.com/mindpump

You insure your car but do you insure YOU? If you don’t, and you are the primary breadwinner, you will likely leave your loved ones facing hardship and struggle if you die (harsh reality). Perhaps you think life insurance is expensive, but if you are fit and healthy, you can qualify for approved rates that are truly inexpensive and affordable. To find out if you qualify for the best rates in the industry, go get a quote at www.HealthIQ.com/mindpump

Would you like to be coached by Sal, Adam & Justin? You can get 30 days of virtual coaching from them for FREE at www.mindpumpmedia.com.

Get our newest program, MAPS HIIT, an expertly programmed and phased High Intensity Interval Training program designed to maximize fat burn and improve conditioning. Get it at www.mindpumpmedia.com!

Get MAPS Prime, MAPS Anywhere, MAPS Anabolic, MAPS Performance, MAPS Aesthetic, the Butt Builder Blueprint, the Sexy Athlete Mod AND KB4A (The MAPS Super Bundle) packaged together at a substantial DISCOUNT at www.mindpumpmedia.com.

Make EVERY workout better with MAPS Prime, the only pre-workout you need… it is now available at mindpumpmedia.com

Have Sal, Adam & Justin personally train you via video instruction on our YouTube channel, Mind Pump TV. Be sure to Subscribe for updates.

Get your Kimera Koffee at www.kimerakoffee.com, code "mindpump" for 10% off!

Get Organifi, certified organic greens, protein, probiotics, etc at www.organifi.com Use the code “mindpump” for 20% off.

Go to foursigmatic.com/mindpump and use the discount code “mindpump” for 15% off of your first order of health & energy boosting mushroom products.

Add to the incredible brain enhancing effect of Kimera Koffee with www.brain.fm/mindpump 10 Free sessions! Music for the brain for incredible focus, sleep and naps! Also includes 20% if you purchase!

Please subscribe, rate and review this show! Each week our favorite reviewers are announced on the show and sent Mind Pump T-shirts!

Have questions for Mind Pump? Each Monday on Instagram (@mindpumpmedia) look for the QUAH post and input your question there. (Sal, Adam & Justin will answer as many questions as they can)

Mar 31 2018

1hr 55mins

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995: The 3 Things You Must be Doing for Rapid Fat Loss

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With summer only 3 months away, many of us begin to focus on how to lose our winter fat in the fastest way possible. The trick is to take it off as quickly as possible but to avoid the downsides associated with most diets... a slower metabolism, plateaus and a rebound. In this episode, Sal, Adam and Justin talk about 3 key things you must do to successfully and efficiently take off that extra fat and to set yourself up for long-term success.

  • The importance of communication, keeping it simple, when explaining concepts to the masses. (1:21)
  • Step 1: Building the metabolism FIRST. (6:30)
  • Step 2: Understanding the law of thermodynamics. (22:51)
  • Step 3: Hitting your macronutrient targets and breaking down protein/fats & carbohydrates. (44:23)
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Mar 25 2019

1hr 1min

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1176: Trap Bar vs. Straight Bar Deadlifts, Using Strength Training to Battle Depression & Anxiety, the Benefits of Caffeine Cycling & MORE

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In this episode of Quah (Q & A), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about whether trap bar deadlifts as good as straight bar deadlifts, exercises someone can do to repair poor thoracic mobility, the benefits of strength training when battling depression and anxiety, and the benefits of caffeine cycling.

  • MIIR delivering high-quality products and giving back in the process. (4:47)
  • How do you know your charitable money is going to the RIGHT place? (8:09)
  • Recapping the guy’s Thanksgiving weekend with their families. (13:46)
  • Why just because you can, doesn’t mean you should. (22:33)
  • Why do some compounds, like the Chaga mushroom, have adaptogenic properties? (26:13)
  • The science behind how binge-watching porn affects your brain. (31:27)
  • Mark McGrath can help you break up with your significant other. (34:37)
  • Why celebrity is a bit of a curse. (37:15)
  • Is there a correlation between social media use and lack of well-being? (40:48)
  • Google fights deep fakes by releasing their own. (47:08)
  • #Quah question #1 - Are trap bar deadlifts as good as straight bar deadlifts? (48:48)
  • #Quah question #2 – What are some exercises someone can do to repair poor thoracic mobility? (55:32)
  • #Quah question #3 - What are the benefits of strength training when battling depression and anxiety? (1:03:55)
  • #Quah question #4 – What are the benefits of caffeine cycling and how should I do it? (1:12:46)

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Dec 04 2019

1hr 23mins

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755: How Fat Comes Off the Body, Staying Fit & Healthy with a Newborn, the Truth About AspireAssist & MORE

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Organifi Quah!

In this episode of Quah, sponsored by Organifi (organifi.com, code "mindpump" for 20% off), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about getting workouts in, recovery, etc with a newborn, the AspireAssist bariatric procedure, if it is true you get bigger before you get smaller and if Mind Pump would ever go to Burning Man.

  • Helicopter parents. The guys share childhood stories of walking to/from school and any close calls they had. (5:40)
  • Even “Forbes” ranked CEOs are on Tinder. Would you swipe right for this person? (12:58)
  • Growing up in a generation with no remotes and WALL-E. Human beings natural tendency to make things easier and efficient. The guys share their thoughts and opinions on the ever growing technology. (18:47)
  • Infrared blankets for your pets? Adam shares his sleeping patterns since using an infrared sauna blanket and how he has been using it for his dogs. (25:34)
  • 3158 Dog obese and poop patrol
  • Cannabinoids in the Treatment of Epilepsy. One step closer to legalizing marijuana based on recent FDA approval study. (36:46)
  • Get the benefits of cannabis without being in a state that isn’t legalized…Sal shares how he has been using Organifi turmeric for inflammation. (40:28)
  • The race to 5G. The guys speculate if Wi-Fi is the silver bullet that destroys us. (44:22)
  • How much is your microbiome influencing your thought process? The guys give their thoughts on a recent study on how exercise alters your gut microbiota composition. (51:27)
  • Mind Pump going on TOUR!! Taylor drops the information! (59:12)
  • Quah question #1 – How to get workouts in, recovery, etc. with a newborn? Advice for new parents? (1:04:39)
  • Quah question #2 – Thoughts on the AspireAssist bariatric procedure? (1:25:05)
  • Quah question #3 - Is true you get bigger before you get smaller? (1:35:00)
  • Quah question #4 – Would Mind Pump ever go to Burning Man? (1:48:00)
Related Links/Products Mentioned: People Mentioned:

Also check out Thrive Market! Thrive Market makes purchasing organic, non-GMO affordable. With prices up to 50% off retail, Thrive Market blows away most conventional, non-organic foods. PLUS, they offer a NO RISK way to get started which includes:

1. One FREE month’s membership 2. $20 Off your first three purchases of $49 or more (That’s $60 off total!) 3. Free shipping on orders of $49 or more

How can you go wrong with this offer? To take advantage of this offer go to www.thrivemarket.com/mindpump

You insure your car but do you insure YOU? If you don’t, and you are the primary breadwinner, you will likely leave your loved ones facing hardship and struggle if you die (harsh reality). Perhaps you think life insurance is expensive, but if you are fit and healthy, you can qualify for approved rates that are truly inexpensive and affordable. To find out if you qualify for the best rates in the industry, go get a quote at www.HealthIQ.com/mindpump

Would you like to be coached by Sal, Adam & Justin? You can get 30 days of virtual coaching from them for FREE at www.mindpumpmedia.com.

Get our newest program, MAPS HIIT, an expertly programmed and phased High Intensity Interval Training program designed to maximize fat burn and improve conditioning. Get it at www.mindpumpmedia.com!

Get MAPS Prime, MAPS Anywhere, MAPS Anabolic, MAPS Performance, MAPS Aesthetic, the Butt Builder Blueprint, the Sexy Athlete Mod AND KB4A (The MAPS Super Bundle) packaged together at a substantial DISCOUNT at www.mindpumpmedia.com.

Make EVERY workout better with MAPS Prime, the only pre-workout you need… it is now available at mindpumpmedia.com

Have Sal, Adam & Justin personally train you via video instruction on our YouTube channel, Mind Pump TV. Be sure to Subscribe for updates.

Get your Kimera Koffee at www.kimerakoffee.com, code "mindpump" for 10% off!

Get Organifi, certified organic greens, protein, probiotics, etc at www.organifi.com Use the code “mindpump” for 20% off.

Go to foursigmatic.com/mindpump and use the discount code “mindpump” for 15% off of your first order of health & energy boosting mushroom products.

Add to the incredible brain enhancing effect of Kimera Koffee with www.brain.fm/mindpump 10 Free sessions! Music for the brain for incredible focus, sleep and naps! Also includes 20% if you purchase!

Please subscribe, rate and review this show! Each week our favorite reviewers are announced on the show and sent Mind Pump T-shirts!

Have questions for Mind Pump? Each Monday on Instagram (@mindpumpmedia) look for the QUAH post and input your question there. (Sal, Adam & Justin will answer as many questions as they can)

Apr 23 2018

1hr 57mins

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840: How to Lose Fat

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In this episode Sal, Adam & Justin go into detail on how to lose fat.

Would you like to be coached by Sal, Adam & Justin? You can get 30 days of virtual coaching from them for FREE at www.mindpumpmedia.com.

  • What will Mind Pump look like when they get older? (2:29)
  • Who is winning so far? Update on the Mind Pump 6 Week Fitness Challenge. (8:25)
  • If someone was to lose, what would be the reason why? (13:30)
  • The difference between hunger vs. a craving and how to use it as motivation to switch your thought process. (15:54)
  • Is obesity a form of child abuse? (26:30)
  • How we identify with the food we eat. (30:00)
  • How to Lose Fat the RIGHT Way & Build up Your Metabolism. (31:10)
    • What are the best fat loss exercises? (42:25)
    • Why you should treat your weight training routine as a skill. (47:10)
People Mentioned: Related Links/Products Mentioned:

Get our newest program, MAPS Split, an expertly programmed and phased muscle building and sculpting program designed to get your body stage ready. This is an advanced program and is not recommended for beginners. Get it at www.mapssplit.com!

Get MAPS Prime, MAPS Anywhere, MAPS Anabolic, MAPS Performance, MAPS Aesthetic, the Butt Builder Blueprint, the Sexy Athlete Mod AND KB4A (The MAPS Super Bundle) packaged together at a substantial DISCOUNT at www.mindpumpmedia.com.

Make EVERY workout better with MAPS Prime, the only pre-workout you need… it is now available at mindpumpmedia.com

Also check out Thrive Marketwww.thrivemarket.com/mindpump! Thrive Market makes purchasing organic, non-GMO affordable. With prices up to 50% off retail, Thrive Market blows away most conventional, non-organic foods. PLUS, they offer a NO RISK way to get started which includes:

1. One FREE month’s membership 2. $20 Off your first three purchases of $49 or more (That’s $60 off total!) 3. Free shipping on orders of $49 or more

You insure your car but do you insure YOU? If you don’t, and you are the primary breadwinner, you will likely leave your loved ones facing hardship and struggle if you die (harsh reality). Perhaps you think life insurance is expensive, but if you are fit and healthy, you can qualify for approved rates that are truly inexpensive and affordable. To find out if you qualify for the best rates in the industry, go get a quote at www.HealthIQ.com/mindpump

Have Sal, Adam & Justin personally train you via video instruction on our YouTube channel, Mind Pump TV. Be sure to Subscribe for updates.

Get your Kimera Koffee at www.kimerakoffee.com, code "mindpump" for 10% off!

Get Organifi, certified organic greens, protein, probiotics, etc at www.organifi.com/mindpump Use the code “mindpump” for 20% off.

Go to foursigmatic.com/mindpump and use the discount code “mindpump” for 15% off of your first order of health & energy boosting mushroom products.

Add to the incredible brain enhancing effect of Kimera Koffee with www.brain.fm/mindpump 10 Free sessions! Music for the brain for incredible focus, sleep and naps! Also includes 20% if you purchase!

Please subscribe, rate and review this show! Each week our favorite reviewers are announced on the show and sent Mind Pump T-shirts!

Have questions for Mind Pump? Each Monday on Instagram (@mindpumpmedia) look for the QUAH post and input your question there. (Sal, Adam & Justin will answer as many questions as they can)

Aug 20 2018

56mins

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639: Sleeping on Bed vs. Floor, Building Muscle as a Vegan, the Health at Every Size Movement & MORE

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Organifi Quah! iTunes Review Winners!

In this episode of Quah, sponsored by Organifi (organifi.com, code "mindpump" for 20% off), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about sleeping on the floor vs sleeping in a bed, their response to the “health at every size” movement, how to determine whether to stay as a trainer or manage a big box gym and if it is possible to be vegan and have a bigger ass than Justin.

  • Adam’s Protein Organifi Peanut Butter Brownies (0:25)
    • 2 scoops Organifi Protein Powder
    • 2 Tbsp unsweetened cacao powder
    • ½ cup melted peanut butter
    • 3 bananas (browner the better)
    • Optional: ¼ cup crushed walnuts at bottom of pan, or ¼ cup crushed walnuts in the mix
  • Catrina “tweaking” Organifi recipes / Holiday parties upcoming (4:31)
  • Adam’s “Super Woman” / Guys cooking for themselves (11:30)
  • Pajaro Dunes Retreat (14:07)
  • Quah question #1 – What are your thoughts on sleeping on the floor, than sleeping on the bed? (18:19)
  • Quah question #2 – How do you respond to the “Health at Any size Movement”? (26:02)
  • Quah question #3 – Should he stay a trainer or manage a big box gym? (36:59)
  • Quah question #4 – How is it possible to be vegan and have a bigger ass than Justin? (42:53)
Related Links/Products Mentioned: People Mentioned:

Also check out Thrive Market! Thrive Market makes purchasing organic, non-GMO affordable. With prices up to 50% off retail, Thrive Market blows away most conventional, non-organic foods. PLUS, they offer a NO RISK way to get started which includes:

1. One FREE month’s membership 2. $20 Off your first three purchases of $49 or more (That’s $60 off total!) 3. Free shipping on orders of $49 or more

How can you go wrong with this offer? To take advantage of this offer go to www.thrivemarket.com/mindpump

Would you like to be coached by Sal, Adam & Justin? You can get 30 days of virtual coaching from them for FREE at www.mindpumpmedia.com.

Get our newest program, MAPS Prime Pro, which shows you how to self assess and correct muscle recruitment patterns that cause pain and impede performance and gains. Get it at www.mindpumpmedia.com!

Get MAPS Prime, MAPS Anywhere, MAPS Anabolic, MAPS Performance, MAPS Aesthetic, the Butt Builder Blueprint, the Sexy Athlete Mod AND KB4A (The MAPS Super Bundle) packaged together at a substantial DISCOUNT at www.mindpumpmedia.com.

Make EVERY workout better with MAPS Prime, the only pre-workout you need… it is now available at mindpumpmedia.com

Have Sal, Adam & Justin personally train you via video instruction on our YouTube channel, Mind Pump TV. Be sure to Subscribe for updates.

Get your Kimera Koffee at www.kimerakoffee.com, code "mindpump" for 10% off!

Get Organifi, certified organic greens, protein, probiotics, etc at www.organifi.com Use the code “mindpump” for 20% off.

Go to foursigmatic.com/mindpump and use the discount code “mindpump” for 15% off of your first order of health & energy boosting mushroom products.

Add to the incredible brain enhancing effect of Kimera Koffee with www.brain.fm/mindpump 10 Free sessions! Music for the brain for incredible focus, sleep and naps! Also includes 20% if you purchase!

Please subscribe, rate and review this show! Each week our favorite reviewers are announced on the show and sent Mind Pump T-shirts!

Have questions for Mind Pump? Each Monday on Instagram (@mindpumpmedia) look for the QUAH post and input your question there. (Sal, Adam & Justin will answer as many questions as they can)

Nov 15 2017

50mins

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648: How Caloric Surpluses & Deficits Affect Muscle Growth, Body Distortion & Eating Disorders Among Women & Men, Dream Podcast Guests & MORE

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Organifi Quah!

In this episode of Quah, sponsored by Organifi (organifi.com, code "mindpump" for 20% off), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about why women are typically more susceptible to body distortion and eating disorders and/or food relationship issues than men are, what is happening to your body when you aren’t eating in a surplus or a deficit and are going through MAPS Anabolic, the opportunities in the fitness plan market now that bodybuilding.com has made their previously free workout plans a monthly subscription service and their top 3 dream podcast guests.

  • Sal’s snafu affecting the rest of his chain / Justin’s many injuries (5:49)
  • Disciplining children and forging who/what they become (10:14)
  • Doug’s weekly gifts to the guys from Thrive Market (28:25)
  • Quah question #1 – Why do you think women are typically more susceptible to body distortion and eating disorders and/or food relationship issues than men are? (32:04)
  • Quah question #2 – If you aren’t eating in a surplus or deficit and going through MAPS Anabolic, what is happening to your body? (48:23)
  • Quah question #3 - What opportunities do you see in the fitness plan market now that bodybuilding.com has made their previously free workout plans a monthly subscription service? (57:44)
  • Quah question #4 – Top 3 dream podcast guests? (1:04:49)
    • Justin – George Lucas, Joe Rogan and Rob Dyrdek
    • Sal – Bryan Callen, Joe Rogan and Donald Trump
    • Adam - Rob Dyrdek, Tony Robbins and Jeff Bezos/Elon Musk
Related Links/Products Mentioned: People Mentioned:

Also check out Thrive Market! Thrive Market makes purchasing organic, non-GMO affordable. With prices up to 50% off retail, Thrive Market blows away most conventional, non-organic foods. PLUS, they offer a NO RISK way to get started which includes:

1. One FREE month’s membership 2. $20 Off your first three purchases of $49 or more (That’s $60 off total!) 3. Free shipping on orders of $49 or more

How can you go wrong with this offer? To take advantage of this offer go to www.thrivemarket.com/mindpump

Would you like to be coached by Sal, Adam & Justin? You can get 30 days of virtual coaching from them for FREE at www.mindpumpmedia.com.

Get our newest program, MAPS Prime Pro, which shows you how to self assess and correct muscle recruitment patterns that cause pain and impede performance and gains. Get it at www.mindpumpmedia.com!

Get MAPS Prime, MAPS Anywhere, MAPS Anabolic, MAPS Performance, MAPS Aesthetic, the Butt Builder Blueprint, the Sexy Athlete Mod AND KB4A (The MAPS Super Bundle) packaged together at a substantial DISCOUNT at www.mindpumpmedia.com.

Make EVERY workout better with MAPS Prime, the only pre-workout you need… it is now available at mindpumpmedia.com

Have Sal, Adam & Justin personally train you via video instruction on our YouTube channel, Mind Pump TV. Be sure to Subscribe for updates.

Get your Kimera Koffee at www.kimerakoffee.com, code "mindpump" for 10% off!

Get Organifi, certified organic greens, protein, probiotics, etc at www.organifi.com Use the code “mindpump” for 20% off.

Go to foursigmatic.com/mindpump and use the discount code “mindpump” for 15% off of your first order of health & energy boosting mushroom products.

Add to the incredible brain enhancing effect of Kimera Koffee with www.brain.fm/mindpump 10 Free sessions! Music for the brain for incredible focus, sleep and naps! Also includes 20% if you purchase!

Please subscribe, rate and review this show! Each week our favorite reviewers are announced on the show and sent Mind Pump T-shirts!

Have questions for Mind Pump? Each Monday on Instagram (@mindpumpmedia) look for the QUAH post and input your question there. (Sal, Adam & Justin will answer as many questions as they can)

Nov 25 2017

1hr 12mins

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688: The Benefits of Bodyweight Training, Eating Keto-ish, Bolstering a Weak Immune System & MORE

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Kimera-Quah!

In this episode of Quah, sponsored by Kimera Koffee (kimerakoffee.com, code "mindpump" for 10% off), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about what a day of eating keto-ish looks like, their thoughts on 4 weeks of bodyweight only training, what is needed or lacking in the fitness industry and how to improve a weak immune system while building muscle mass.

  • Your Facebook feed is changing. Find out the recent change to their algorithm and the guys opinions on it. (4:19)
  • Twitter spying on us? Find out the guys opinions if they are crossing a line and the privacy debate. (7:58)
  • Should we fear the government? Sal talks politics and due process. (16:00)
  • #ThrowBackThursday – Everyone has a dark side. The guys talk porn industry and various other topics. (27:20)
  • Sals whipped cream dessert with Cacao Bliss! Come listen to get the recipe. (30:40)
  • Are there benefits of switching up your macros? The guys give their thoughts and opinions after going through their recent 72 hour fast. (33:30)
  • Quah question #1 - What does a day of eating keto-ish look like for each of you? (46:02)
  • Quah question #2 – What are their thoughts on 4 weeks of bodyweight only training? (55:48)
  • Quah question #3 - What is most needed or lacking in the fitness industry? (1:05:44)
  • Quah question #4 - How can you improve a weak immune system while building muscle mass? (1:16:54)
Links/Products Mentioned: People Mentioned:

Would you like to be coached by Sal, Adam & Justin? You can get 30 days of virtual coaching from them for FREE at www.mindpumpmedia.com.

Get our newest program, MAPS Prime Pro, which shows you how to self assess and correct muscle recruitment patterns that cause pain and impede performance and gains. Get it at www.mindpumpmedia.com!

Get MAPS Prime, MAPS Anywhere, MAPS Anabolic, MAPS Performance, MAPS Aesthetic, the Butt Builder Blueprint, the Sexy Athlete Mod AND KB4A (The MAPS Super Bundle) packaged together at a substantial DISCOUNT at www.mindpumpmedia.com.

Make EVERY workout better with MAPS Prime, the only pre-workout you need… it is now available at mindpumpmedia.com

Have Sal, Adam & Justin personally train you via video instruction on our YouTube channel, Mind Pump TV. Be sure to Subscribe for updates.

Also check out Thrive Market! Thrive Market makes purchasing organic, non-GMO affordable. With prices up to 50% off retail, Thrive Market blows away most conventional, non-organic foods. PLUS, they offer a NO RISK way to get started which includes:

1. One FREE month’s membership 2. $20 Off your first three purchases of $49 or more (That’s $60 off total!) 3. Free shipping on orders of $49 or more

You insure your car but do you insure YOU? If you don’t, and you are the primary breadwinner, you will likely leave your loved ones facing hardship and struggle if you die (harsh reality). Perhaps you think life insurance is expensive, but if you are fit and healthy, you can qualify for approved rates that are truly inexpensive and affordable. To find out if you qualify for the best rates in the industry, go get a quote at www.HealthIQ.com/mindpump

Get your Kimera Koffee at www.kimerakoffee.com, code "mindpump" for 10% off!

Get Organifi, certified organic greens, protein, probiotics, etc at www.organifi.com Use the code “mindpump” for 20% off.

Go to foursigmatic.com/mindpump and use the discount code “mindpump” for 15% off of your first order of health & energy boosting mushroom products.

Add to the incredible brain enhancing effect of Kimera Koffee with www.brain.fm/mindpump 10 Free sessions! Music for the brain for incredible focus, sleep and naps! Also includes 20% if you purchase!

Please subscribe, rate and review this show! Each week our favorite reviewers are announced on the show and sent Mind Pump T-shirts!

Have questions for Mind Pump? Each Monday on Instagram (@mindpumpmedia) look for the QUAH post and input your question there. (Sal, Adam & Justin will answer as many questions as they can)

Jan 19 2018

1hr 23mins

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918: How to Eat to Gain Muscle NOT Fat, Body Types & Their Affect on Diet, Training & Gains, the Best Body Fat Range to Start a Contest Prep & MORE

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MAPS Quah!

In this episode of Quah, sponsored by MAPS Fitness Products (www.mapsfitnessproducts.com), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about the most important boxes to check in the gaining phase, a good body fat range to start a show prep, the significance of the “3 body types,” endomorph, ectomorph and mesomorph and the lowest point in their fitness journey.

  • Sal is OFF caffeine! Will the enema be next?? (5:25)
  • Adam’s weird cannabis free dream, plus the guys talk association with certain things. (9:20)
  • Nothing will wake you up faster than a spider in the shower! (17:14)
  • Mind Pump Weekend Update: Back From Vacation. (22:19)
  • How This 7-Year-Old Made $22 Million Playing With Toys, Justin’s Texting Hack + Will Our Kids Monitor Us? (31:12)
  • Will the Future of War be a Video Game? Microsoft wins $480M military contract to outfit soldiers with HoloLens AR tech. (35:20)
  • The Next Big Legalization of Drugs. Psychoactive Mushrooms May Get a Legalization Vote in Oregon in 2020. (38:55)
  • Will Fitness be Disrupted by Technology? (40:01)
  • The Huge Response from the Mind Pump Black Friday Deals + Sponsorship Updates. (54:15)
  • #Quah question #1 – What are some of the most important boxes to check in the gaining phase? (55:55)
  • #Quah question #2 – What’s a good body fat range to start a show prep? (1:11:32)
  • #Quah question #3 – Can you talk about the belief of the “3 body types,” endomorph, ectomorph, and mesomorph? (1:22:51)
  • #Quah question #4 – What has been the lowest point in your fitness journey? (1:31:08)
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Dec 07 2018

1hr 57mins

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865: Stan Efferding- The World's Strongest Bodybuilder

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In this episode, Sal, Adam & Justin speak with the world's strongest bodybuilder and very successful fitness entrepreneur, Stan Efferding. Stan has appeared on Shark Tank and is the creator of the Vertical Diet. He now offers meals that support the Vertical Diet that are delivered to your door. To order Stan's meals go to mindpumpmedia.com/vertical

  • The importance of a checklist and repetitive behavior to succeed. (6:03)
  • When did he realize he had the potential for the strength for bodybuilding? (11:42)
  • What were the paradigm shattering moments he had in the gym? (13:07)
  • How big of a role do genetics play in getting JACKED?! (14:40)
  • When did bodybuilding become a moneymaker for him? (17:01)
  • Has his training methodology and attitude changed since first getting in the game? (19:04)
  • The ingredients/methods behind the infamous Monster Mash. (30:00)
  • The significance of the gut (microbiome) and treating it with respect. (33:24)
  • The science behind sodium/water intake when it comes to contest prep. (39:50)
  • His thoughts/reactions to Phil Heath’s showing at the recent Mr. Olympia. (44:37)
  • Wisdom vs. experience. What are the most common mistakes he sees competitors make? (46:35)
  • Making health priority #1. How rare is he in his space? (1:00:03)
  • Why you cannot compensate sleep, diet, nutrients for a pill. (1:10:50)
  • What does he have to take now to manage his hormone levels? (1:16:29)
  • Have the trends changed in programming then vs. now? The importance of tackling the big rocks first (EAT, SLEEP and TRAIN). (1:17:40)
  • What has he learned about himself and business through his experience? (1:23:56)
  • Why meal prepping and planning is the #1 predictor of success.  (1:29:50)
  • Financially what product is the most successful and which pose the biggest challenge? (1:33:20)
  • His take on the evolution of social media and how it has affected his business. (1:36:03)
  • Why all diets work when they are inherently followed. (1:42:07)
  • Why did he wait to become a father? (1:47:00)
  • “The power of broke” mindset and always giving more than he gets. (1:49:19)
  • How anything you give for free has no perceived value. (1:51:57)
  • What does he do to break his “checklist” style of living? (1:54:00)
  • What is the proudest moment he has had in his career? (1:57:15)
  • How has his relationship with his mom impacted him as an adult? (2:02:54)
  • When you change the “why” you look at things, and the things you look at change. (2:07:48)
  • Stan’s Tip of the Day. (2:11:40)
Featured Guest/People Mentioned: Links/Products Mentioned:

Would you like to be coached by Sal, Adam & Justin? You can get 30 days of virtual coaching from them for FREE at www.mindpumpmedia.com.

Get our newest program, MAPS Strong, an expertly programmed and phased strongman inspired training program designed in collaboration with World’s Strongest Man competitor Robert Oberst to trigger new muscle building adaptations and get you STRONG. Get it at www.mapsstrong.com!

Get MAPS Prime, MAPS Anywhere, MAPS Anabolic, MAPS Performance, MAPS Aesthetic, the Butt Builder Blueprint, the Sexy Athlete Mod AND KB4A (The MAPS Super Bundle) packaged together at a substantial DISCOUNT at www.mindpumpmedia.com.

Make EVERY workout better with MAPS Prime, the only pre-workout you need… it is now available at mindpumpmedia.com

Also check out Thrive Marketwww.thrivemarket.com/mindpump! Thrive Market makes purchasing organic, non-GMO affordable. With prices up to 50% off retail, Thrive Market blows away most conventional, non-organic foods. PLUS, they offer a NO RISK way to get started which includes:

1. One FREE month’s membership 2. $20 Off your first three purchases of $49 or more (That’s $60 off total!) 3. Free shipping on orders of $49 or more

You insure your car but do you insure YOU? If you don’t, and you are the primary breadwinner, you will likely leave your loved ones facing hardship and struggle if you die (harsh reality). Perhaps you think life insurance is expensive, but if you are fit and healthy, you can qualify for approved rates that are truly inexpensive and affordable. To find out if you qualify for the best rates in the industry, go get a quote at www.HealthIQ.com/mindpump

Have Sal, Adam & Justin personally train you via video instruction on our YouTube channel, Mind Pump TV. Be sure to Subscribe for updates.

Get Organifi, certified organic greens, protein, probiotics, etc at www.organifi.com/mindpump Use the code “mindpump” for 20% off.

Go to foursigmatic.com/mindpump and use the discount code “mindpump” for 15% off of your first order of health & energy boosting mushroom products.

Add to the incredible brain enhancing effect of Kimera Koffee with www.brain.fm/mindpump 10 Free sessions! Music for the brain for incredible focus, sleep and naps! Also includes 20% if you purchase!

Please subscribe, rate and review this show! Each week our favorite reviewers are announced on the show and sent Mind Pump T-shirts!

Have questions for Mind Pump? Each Monday on Instagram (@mindpumpmedia) look for the QUAH post and input your question there. (Sal, Adam & Justin will answer as many questions as they can)

Sep 24 2018

2hr 13mins

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827: Bishop Barron- Using YouTube & Social Media to Demystify Christianity & God

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In this episode, Sal, Adam & Justin speak with Bishop Barron at the Santa Barbara Mission in Santa Barbara, California.

Bishop Barron, a bishop in the Catholic Church, has embraced "new media" and is gaining popularity on YouTube for his accessible and clear discussions on the Bible, Catholicism and God. Whether you are a Christian or not, believe in God or not, you will find this episode fascinating as Bishop Barron demystifies what is often presented in a dogmatic and inaccessible way.

You can learn more about Bishop Barron by going to:

Bishop Robert Barron on YouTube, @bishopbarron on Instagram & Twitter, @bishoprobertbarron on Facebook

Website | wordonfire.org

  • How did he get into new media to evangelize the Catholic Church? (7:39)
  • Why does he feel there is so much push back with new media and the Church? (14:03)
  • Senseless suffering and the misuse of freedom. If God exists and is so loving, why is there so much bad and evil in the world? (17:42)
  • Why free will? (26:21)
  • The mystery of evil. Why people dismiss signs and free will. (30:00)
  • Is it possible to have a Utopian world? How the mass is the Utopia. (32:10)
  • Are we in a spiritual crisis right now? How the only thing worse than getting what you want, is NOT getting what you want. (34:11)
  • How do you know what parts of the Bible to literalize and parts to not? (39:44)
  • What point did they select the gospels within the Bible? Finding the text to best reflect your faith. (44:09)
  • How do we reconcile the differences between the Old Testament and New Testament? (46:29)
  • What would God say about the “Gender Neutrality Movement”? (50:31)
  • What is God? (52:22)
  • When did the separation happen between Science and The Church? Why he is a sworn opponent of “Scientism.”(56:35)
  • How do you defend morality as an objective form of thinking? His thoughts on the coined term “Christian Atheists.” (1:03:50)
  • How would he argue Christianity as the end all be all religion? Why there are elements of truth in all religions. (1:07:56)
  • Can someone have a GOOD relationship with God and NOT practice in it? (1:13:17)
  • How does he feel about the resurgence of psychedelics? Why you should be cautious of unearned wisdom. (1:14:47)
  • His thoughts on open relationships? (1:19:10)
  • Why can’t priests get married? The spiritual value of celibacy. (1:20:14)
  • The deep unfairness of Christianity. Why do people pick on it more than other religions? (1:25:56)
  • What are the biggest challenges facing The Church in the future? (1:29:20)
Featured Guest/People Mentioned: Related Links/Products Mentioned:

Would you like to be coached by Sal, Adam & Justin? You can get 30 days of virtual coaching from them for FREE at www.mindpumpmedia.com.

Get our newest program, MAPS Split, an expertly programmed and phased muscle building and sculpting program designed to get your body stage ready. This is an advanced program and is not recommended for beginners. Get it at www.mapssplit.com!

Get MAPS Prime, MAPS Anywhere, MAPS Anabolic, MAPS Performance, MAPS Aesthetic, the Butt Builder Blueprint, the Sexy Athlete Mod AND KB4A (The MAPS Super Bundle) packaged together at a substantial DISCOUNT at www.mindpumpmedia.com.

Make EVERY workout better with MAPS Prime, the only pre-workout you need… it is now available at mindpumpmedia.com

Have Sal, Adam & Justin personally train you via video instruction on our YouTube channel, Mind Pump TV. Be sure to Subscribe for updates.

Please subscribe, rate and review this show! Each week our favorite reviewers are announced on the show and sent Mind Pump T-shirts!

Have questions for Mind Pump? Each Monday on Instagram (@mindpumpmedia) look for the QUAH post and input your question there. (Sal, Adam & Justin will answer as many questions as they can)

Aug 02 2018

1hr 32mins

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1010: The Best Cardio to Burn Fat

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In this episode, Sal, Adam and Justin go into depth about cardio... the good, the bad and the ugly when it comes to burning fat. What kind of cardio works best? How much cardio is ideal? Is there ever a time you should avoid cardio? All of these questions are answered so that you can get the maximum efficiency and benefit from your workouts.

  • What needs to happen for your body to be able to tap into its stored energy (aka body fat)? (6:37)
  • The dangerous ‘rat race’ we get ourselves into in regards to calorie intake and excess cardio. (7:58)
  • What determines if something is cardio or resistance training? (12:50)
  • The benefits of cardiovascular activity. (14:25)
  • The different types of cardio and the pros/cons of each: (20:10)
    • HIIT (High-intensity interval training). (21:06)
    • LIIS (Low-intensity steady-state cardio). (30:08)
    • Not doing any cardio at all, yet doing proper resistance training. (44:08)
  • The Mind Pump cardio prescription. (56:54)

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Apr 15 2019

1hr 2mins

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613: Robb Wolf on Keto, What the Health, Wired to Eat & MORE

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In this episode Sal, Adam & Justin swing my Robb Wolf's office on the way home from the Spartan World Championships and cover a variety of topics including the What the Health documentary, eating keto, his book Wired to Eat as well as other fascinating topics.

  • Babysitting sick dogs (2:17)
  • Robb entering clickbait world (4:33)
  • HPA dysregulation/Cock blocking thyroid regulation (9:50)
  • Order of operations to help people’s dysfunctions (20:33)
  • How does he see his children’s future (28:55)
  • The best approach to feed your children (39:15)
  • Self-awareness and becoming a better man (44:25)
  • Ketogenic diet and autoimmune issues (55:45)
  • Protein fasting (1:11:08)
  • Food quantity or food quality (1:14:05)
  • Gluten intolerances non-existent in different countries? (1:17:30)
  • Rob’s take on Sal’s past tummy issues (1:23:48)
  • Rob’s take on What the Health (1:28:45)
Related Links/Products Mentioned: People Mentioned:

Would you like to be coached by Sal, Adam & Justin? You can get 30 days of virtual coaching from them for FREE at www.mindpumpmedia.com.

Get our newest program, MAPS Prime Pro, which shows you how to self assess and correct muscle recruitment patterns that cause pain and impede performance and gains. Get it at www.mindpumpmedia.com!

Get MAPS Prime, MAPS Anywhere, MAPS Anabolic, MAPS Performance, MAPS Aesthetic, the Butt Builder Blueprint, the Sexy Athlete Mod AND KB4A (The MAPS Super Bundle) packaged together at a substantial DISCOUNT at www.mindpumpmedia.com.

Make EVERY workout better with MAPS Prime, the only pre-workout you need… it is now available at mindpumpmedia.com

Have Sal, Adam & Justin personally train you via video instruction on our YouTube channel, Mind Pump TV. Be sure to Subscribe for updates.

Also check out Thrive Market! Thrive Market makes purchasing organic, non-GMO affordable. With prices up to 50% off retail, Thrive Market blows away most conventional, non-organic foods. PLUS, they offer a NO RISK way to get started which includes:

1. One FREE month’s membership 2. $20 Off your first three purchases of $49 or more (That’s $60 off total!) 3. Free shipping on orders of $49 or more

Get your Kimera Koffee at www.kimerakoffee.com, code "mindpump" for 10% off!

Get Organifi, certified organic greens, protein, probiotics, etc at www.organifi.com Use the code “mindpump” for 20% off.

Go to foursigmatic.com/mindpump and use the discount code “mindpump” for 15% off of your first order of health & energy boosting mushroom products.

Add to the incredible brain enhancing effect of Kimera Koffee with www.brain.fm/mindpump 10 Free sessions! Music for the brain for incredible focus, sleep and naps! Also includes 20% if you purchase!

Please subscribe, rate and review this show! Each week our favorite reviewers are announced on the show and sent Mind Pump T-shirts!

Have questions for Mind Pump? Each Monday on Instagram (@mindpumpmedia) look for the QUAH post and input your question there. (Sal, Adam & Justin will answer as many questions as they can)

Oct 09 2017

1hr 37mins

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659: Juli Bauer of PaleOMG

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In this episode, Sal, Adam & Justin speak with Juli Bauer, the creator and author of the popular website, PaleOMG.com. She has written several Paleo cookbooks, her newest "Juli Bauer's Paleo Cookbook."

Juli spent many years dealing with body issues and disordered eating and then discovered CrossFit and Paleo. In this episode she talks about her journey and the obstacles she has overcome. 

  • Assumptions of how people look in person (3:11)
  • How long has she been in the fitness industry? (6:24)
  • Fear of the weight room (10:01)
  • You are the 5 people you surround yourself with (12:39)
    • If someone makes you question your beliefs and values – cut them out
  • How you look vs. how you perform? (16:54)
  • When did she start to notice issues/changes with her body? (20:18)
  • How were her relationships affected? (24:00)
  • Working out too much? (26:45)
  • Her fuck it moment (31:28)
  • Your greatest strength is your greatest weakness (34:56)
  • How did she start her fitness business? What motivated it? (39:00)
    • Got to humanize yourself
  • Did she ever feel she was taken advantage of? (44:27)
  • What does she love/hate about being her own boss? (45:36)
  • What has she taken from her parents? (48:26)
    • Her mom projecting her insecurities on her
  • Why are women so judgmental of one another? (54:21)
  • Raising kids this day in age (56:09)
    • Confirmation bias
  • Why did she start her podcast? (58:31)
  • ·        How does she balance work/life? (1:01:27)
    • Don’t sweat the small things
  • Any stress practices? (1:09:51)
  • What is she currently working on to better herself/personal growth? (1:13:48)
  • How often does she get asked how to start a blog/podcast? What misconceptions does she see? (1:20:59)
  • How does she monetize? (1:23:51)
    • Sponsored posts
  • Does she consider herself a role model? (1:27:45)
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Would you like to be coached by Sal, Adam & Justin? You can get 30 days of virtual coaching from them for FREE at www.mindpumpmedia.com.

Get our newest program, MAPS Prime Pro, which shows you how to self assess and correct muscle recruitment patterns that cause pain and impede performance and gains. Get it at www.mindpumpmedia.com!

Get MAPS Prime, MAPS Anywhere, MAPS Anabolic, MAPS Performance, MAPS Aesthetic, the Butt Builder Blueprint, the Sexy Athlete Mod AND KB4A (The MAPS Super Bundle) packaged together at a substantial DISCOUNT at www.mindpumpmedia.com.

Make EVERY workout better with MAPS Prime, the only pre-workout you need… it is now available at mindpumpmedia.com

Have Sal, Adam & Justin personally train you via video instruction on our YouTube channel, Mind Pump TV. Be sure to Subscribe for updates.

Also check out Thrive Market! Thrive Market makes purchasing organic, non-GMO affordable. With prices up to 50% off retail, Thrive Market blows away most conventional, non-organic foods. PLUS, they offer a NO RISK way to get started which includes:

1. One FREE month’s membership 2. $20 Off your first three purchases of $49 or more (That’s $60 off total!) 3. Free shipping on orders of $49 or more

Get your Kimera Koffee at www.kimerakoffee.com, code "mindpump" for 10% off!

Get Organifi, certified organic greens, protein, probiotics, etc at www.organifi.com Use the code “mindpump” for 20% off.

Go to foursigmatic.com/mindpump and use the discount code “mindpump” for 15% off of your first order of health & energy boosting mushroom products.

Add to the incredible brain enhancing effect of Kimera Koffee with www.brain.fm/mindpump 10 Free sessions! Music for the brain for incredible focus, sleep and naps! Also includes 20% if you purchase!

Please subscribe, rate and review this show! Each week our favorite reviewers are announced on the show and sent Mind Pump T-shirts!

Have questions for Mind Pump? Each Monday on Instagram (@mindpumpmedia) look for the QUAH post and input your question there. (Sal, Adam & Justin will answer as many questions as they can)

Would you like to be coached by Sal, Adam & Justin? You can get 30 days of virtual coaching from them for FREE at www.mindpumpmedia.com.

Get our newest program, MAPS Prime Pro, which shows you how to self assess and correct muscle recruitment patterns that cause pain and impede performance and gains. Get it at www.mindpumpmedia.com!

Get MAPS Prime, MAPS Anywhere, MAPS Anabolic, MAPS Performance, MAPS Aesthetic, the Butt Builder Blueprint, the Sexy Athlete Mod AND KB4A (The MAPS Super Bundle) packaged together at a substantial DISCOUNT at www.mindpumpmedia.com.

Make EVERY workout better with MAPS Prime, the only pre-workout you need… it is now available at mindpumpmedia.com

Have Sal, Adam & Justin personally train you via video instruction on our YouTube channel, Mind Pump TV. Be sure to Subscribe for updates.

Also check out Thrive Market! Thrive Market makes purchasing organic, non-GMO affordable. With prices up to 50% off retail, Thrive Market blows away most conventional, non-organic foods. PLUS, they offer a NO RISK way to get started which includes:

1. One FREE month’s membership 2. $20 Off your first three purchases of $49 or more (That’s $60 off total!) 3. Free shipping on orders of $49 or more

Get your Kimera Koffee at www.kimerakoffee.com, code "mindpump" for 10% off!

Get Organifi, certified organic greens, protein, probiotics, etc at www.organifi.com Use the code “mindpump” for 20% off.

Go to foursigmatic.com/mindpump and use the discount code “mindpump” for 15% off of your first order of health & energy boosting mushroom products.

Add to the incredible brain enhancing effect of Kimera Koffee with www.brain.fm/mindpump 10 Free sessions! Music for the brain for incredible focus, sleep and naps! Also includes 20% if you purchase!

Please subscribe, rate and review this show! Each week our favorite reviewers are announced on the show and sent Mind Pump T-shirts!

Have questions for Mind Pump? Each Monday on Instagram (@mindpumpmedia) look for the QUAH post and input your question there. (Sal, Adam & Justin will answer as many questions as they can)

Dec 11 2017

1hr 31mins

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1027: 3 Steps to Speed Up Your Metabolism

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In this episode, Sal, Adam and Justin go into detail how to speed up your metabolism in three steps

  • How people simply aren’t AWARE what they are doing to their own bodies. (2:45)
  • What is metabolism in the context of fitness? (9:09)
  • Are you taking in fewer calories than you are burning? (13:08)
  • How to make fat loss easier and permanent! (14:50)
  • Why you MUST give your body a REASON to have a faster metabolism. (18:35)
  • Step 1: The best way to lift weights PROPERLY, to INCREASE your metabolism. (22:00)
  • Step 2: Sending the RIGHT signals to FUEL your body properly. (27:47)
  • Step 3: Getting proper sleep. (41:30)

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May 09 2019

58mins

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1185: How to Raise Perfectly Imperfect Kids With Lisa Sugarman & Debra Fox Gansenberg

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In this episode, Sal, Adam and Justin speak with Lisa Sugarman & Debra Fox Gansenberg, the authors of How to Raise Perfectly Imperfect Kids and Be Ok With It: Real Tips & Strategies for Parents of Today's Gen Z Kids.

Dec 16 2019

1hr 39mins

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1184: The Benefits of Lifting With No Belt or Straps, Nutrition for Children, the Best Compound Exercises for Adductors and Abductors & MORE

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In this episode of Quah (Q & A), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about good compound exercises for adductors and abductors, lifting with no belts or straps, what kids nutrition should look like, and the common problems they would change first in most gyms.

  • Can size outweigh skill? A Senegalese wrestling champion to make his MMA debut, the evolution of MMA & MORE. (4:20)
  • The benefits and value of infrared saunas to reset your circadian rhythm. (14:02)
  • Getting ahead of flu-like symptoms by taking natural remedies early on. (18:11)
  • What Nike's $1 billion Ronaldo deal means. (20:53)
  • Nike under some heat. Why are some athletes paid more than others? (23:48)
  • Why the average person does NOT know what calories mean on a food label. (26:15)
  • Recognizing and focusing on your body’s ‘big’ signal to address the root cause of a problem. (31:27)
  • How major universities are using big data to track and monitor their athlete's performance levels. (36:18)
  • Disney is a POWERHOUSE! (39:08)
  • #Quah question #1 - What are some good compound exercises for adductors and abductors? (42:04)
  • #Quah question #2 – I've been lifting with no belts or straps. As I increase my weight, should I start to use these devices or continue without them? (48:58)
  • #Quah question #3 – What should a kid's nutrition look like? Should I worry about giving children more protein, healthy fats, vegetables instead of focusing on carbs as the food pyramid suggests? (56:04)
  • #Quah question #4 – If you guys took over an average population gym, what are the common problems you would look for to change first? What issues with personnel or equipment would be on your top of your list to fix first?  (1:07:15)

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Dec 14 2019

1hr 19mins

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1183: Overhead Press Variations, the Benefits of Arching Back When Benching, When to Superset & MORE

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In this episode of Quah (Q & A), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about the differences between a front and behind the head overhead press, arching the back during a bench press, the pros and cons of super-setting, and gamification of fitness to build long-term habits.

  • Want younger-looking skin? The benefits of retinoids that you find in the face serum from Caldera Lab. (4:40)
  • Mind Pump aging in dog years. (7:25)
  • Why do we balance better on our non-dominant side? (8:10)
  • PRx Performance: Eliminating the barriers and intimidation of working out in the gym from the comfort of your own home. (10:02)
  • How CrossFit has innovated the fitness industry. (15:12)
  • Does exercise make you happier than money? (17:38)
  • A major victory for CrossFit! (19:50)
  • Is cryptocurrency the future? (27:40)
  • The drawbacks of wearable technology. (32:37)
  • Man's farts so deadly he kills mosquitoes! (37:00)
  • Man's DNA changes after bone marrow transplant. (38:52)
  • Updates on the debate with James Wilks and Chris Kresser. (41:10)
  • #Quah question #1 – What are the differences between a front and behind the head overhead press? Is one more beneficial than the other? (48:51)
  • #Quah question #2 – Why do lifters arch their back during a bench press? Is it actually safer? (58:12)
  • #Quah question #3 – What are the pros and cons of super-setting? (1:02:00)
  • #Quah question #4 – Do you think gamification, like the Fitbit or closing your rings on the Apple Watch, help build long term habits? (1:07:45)

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Dec 13 2019

1hr 18mins

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1182: The 5 B’s to Finding Your Purpose

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In this episode, Sal, Adam and Justin discuss the importance of having a purpose and five ways that have helped them identify their own.

  • How do you figure out what your purpose is? Why is it important? (1:49)
  • When timing and opportunity align with talent in what you were shaped to do is when you find purpose. (7:30)
  • Why motivation is bullshit if you don’t have a sense of purpose. (11:15)
  • The 5 B’s to Finding Your Purpose. (12:40)
    • #1 - Be brave. (12:55)
    • #2 – Be willing to give. (22:25)
    • #3 – Be mindful of your value system. (29:33)
    • #4 – Be aware of the company you keep. (38:31)
    • #5 – Be healthy. (49:58)

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Dec 12 2019

59mins

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1181: The Set Point Myth, Ways to Improve the Mind-Muscle Connection, the Health at Any Size Movement & MORE

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In this episode of Quah (Q & A), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about how to get a better mind-muscle connection, whether diet breaks are helpful for someone who has cut calories multiple times in life, set point theory, and the "health at any size" movement.

  • Sal and Adam recap their weekend speaking at Jason Phillips coaching event. (5:14)
  • If you study exercise or nutritional science and have NO experience training people then you have NO right to communicate information to the average person. (8:35)
  • Making the case when and why we should be wearing blue-blocking glasses. (23:12)
  • Weird Science: Pigs with monkey cells born in China. (26:13)
  • Back by popular demand! Butcher Box currently running their ‘bacon for life’ promotion. (28:25)
  • Why most people will benefit from eating meat and vegetables. (31:51)
  • Mind Pump’s first take on the debate between James Wilks and Chris Kresser on Joe Rogan Podcast. (34:34)
  • Is Dave Asprey jumping the shark?! (40:20)
  • Making the economic case for decriminalizing sex work. (41:34)
  • #Quah question #1 – How can you get a better mind-muscle connection? (47:13)
  • #Quah question #2 – Do you think diet breaks are helpful for someone who has cut calories multiple times in life? (54:30)
  • #Quah question #3 – I would like to hear you guys talk about the set point theory? (1:00:12)
  • #Quah question #4 – What do you think of the "health at any size" movement? (1:07:15)

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Dec 11 2019

1hr 18mins

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1180: Joe DeFranco on What Makes a Good Trainer, the Importance of a Structured Warm-Up, the Role of Genetics and MORE

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In this episode, Sal, Adam and Justin talk with good friend Joe DeFranco.

  • Why Joe refers to bad trainers as “slap dicks” and how he takes criticism. (3:08)
  • The differences between his certification and all others. (5:00)
  • The origins of building a certification course and how he was introduced to James Smith. (10:09)
  • What are the real reasons why someone should focus on having a structured warm-up? (13:50)
  • The breakdown between application and academia. (17:35)
  • How do I know if a trainer is good or not? (19:22)
  • Should we be training squats and deadlifts? (23:43)
  • Why do we give a shit about how people eat? (26:35)
  • Always listen to your body FIRST! (29:10)
  • What is the value of speed and power training for the average person? What does a workout look like? (35:50)
  • The risk vs reward of his athletes incorporating Olympic lifts into their training. (44:50)
  • If you don’t use it you lose it. (47:30)
  • The hidden benefits of the post-activation potentiation training method. (50:10)
  • How do you break in and train your own clients? (56:00)
  • Behind the curtain of the ‘freak of nature’ that is Brian Cushing. (56:51)
  • How much of a role do genetics play? (58:30)
  • Is Joe a big sports guy? (1:02:34)
  • What is his favorite part about what he does today? (1:05:09)

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Dec 09 2019

1hr 9mins

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1179: The Importance of Sleep for Fat Loss, the Benefits of Low Rep Ranges on Major Lifts, Favorite Body Parts to Train & MORE

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In this episode of Quah (Q & A), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about the benefits of very low rep ranges on major lifts like the bench, squat, and deadlift, how sleep affects fat loss, their favorite body part to develop, and how they vote with their dollars.

  • Who is most likely to be in celebrity rehab out of the Mind Pump crew? (4:20)
  • The difficulty of seeing your child sick. (8:05)
  • The different segments of the fitness industry and the good/bad information that has come from each. (14:22)
  • What test should I do and how often should I test myself? (32:33)
  • Mind Pump’s stand on targeted ad videos and their influence on the consumer. (36:40)
  • How science by nature has no morality. Mind Pump touches the third rail. (42:27)
  • The world’s first artificial neurons have been developed to fight chronic diseases. (46:28)
  • Is Peloton stirring up controversy for financial gain? (47:37)
  • #Quah question #1 – What are the benefits of very low rep ranges on major lifts like the bench, squat, and deadlift? (50:34)
  • #Quah question #2 – How does sleep affect fat loss? Can inadequate sleep hinder fat loss even if macros are correct? (58:31)
  • #Quah question #3 – Besides calves, what is your favorite body part to develop and how do you go about training it? (1:06:34)
  • #Quah question #4 – How do you each vote with your dollars? (1:13:45)

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Dec 07 2019

1hr 22mins

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1178: When to Prioritize Building Muscle vs. Burning Fat, the Difference Between Varieties of Milk, Dating Apps & MORE

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In this episode of Quah (Q & A), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about whether it takes longer to build muscle or burn fat, if almond and soy milk are more or less processed than regular dairy, tips or advice to someone who suffers from body dysmorphic disorder, and dating apps.

  • Mind Pump’s take on psychedelic psilocybin deemed “breakthrough treatment” for severe depression. (4:24)
  • Is higher fish consumption linked to a stronger effect on IQ? (19:14)
  • The value and benefits of red-light therapy to help curve your Seasonal affective disorder (SAD). (21:45)
  • New Zealand launches the world's first HIV positive sperm bank. (25:09)
  • Mind Pump gearing up for the holiday season. (29:27)
  • Ultimate shopping guides from Mind Pump sponsors. (32:48)
  • Sal making the case for owning a Tesla again. (34:32)
  • What is the worst thing the guys have spent money on to look cool? (39:05)
  • #Quah question #1 – Does it take longer to build muscle or burn fat? I’m trying to get a feel how long to bulk and cut. (45:01)
  • #Quah question #2 – What's the deal with milks? Are almond and soy milk more or less processed than regular dairy? (55:16)
  • #Quah question #3 – What tips or advice would you give to someone who suffers from body dysmorphia and is triggered in a gym? (1:00:33)
  • #Quah question #4 – If you found yourself single again, would you use a dating app to meet someone? Why or why a not? (1:07:09)

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Dec 06 2019

1hr 15mins

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1177: Five Reasons Why Everyone Should Train Like a Bodybuilder

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In this episode, Sal, Adam and Justin go over five reasons why everyone would benefit of utilizing bodybuilding training principles in their training.

  • The history of bodybuilding. (1:35)
  • What is aesthetics? Why do we associate it with a visual representation of health? (9:45)
  • Five Reasons Why Everyone Should Train Like a Bodybuilder. (12:10)
    • #1 – The mind to muscle connection. (12:33)
    • #2 – The value and benefits of isolation exercises to address weaknesses and imbalances in your body. (29:33)
    • #3 – Build muscle mass and speed up metabolism. (40:02)
    • #4 – The value of chasing ‘the pump’. (43:30)
    • #5 – The safest and best for longevity. (49:02)

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Dec 05 2019

1hr 1min

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1176: Trap Bar vs. Straight Bar Deadlifts, Using Strength Training to Battle Depression & Anxiety, the Benefits of Caffeine Cycling & MORE

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In this episode of Quah (Q & A), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about whether trap bar deadlifts as good as straight bar deadlifts, exercises someone can do to repair poor thoracic mobility, the benefits of strength training when battling depression and anxiety, and the benefits of caffeine cycling.

  • MIIR delivering high-quality products and giving back in the process. (4:47)
  • How do you know your charitable money is going to the RIGHT place? (8:09)
  • Recapping the guy’s Thanksgiving weekend with their families. (13:46)
  • Why just because you can, doesn’t mean you should. (22:33)
  • Why do some compounds, like the Chaga mushroom, have adaptogenic properties? (26:13)
  • The science behind how binge-watching porn affects your brain. (31:27)
  • Mark McGrath can help you break up with your significant other. (34:37)
  • Why celebrity is a bit of a curse. (37:15)
  • Is there a correlation between social media use and lack of well-being? (40:48)
  • Google fights deep fakes by releasing their own. (47:08)
  • #Quah question #1 - Are trap bar deadlifts as good as straight bar deadlifts? (48:48)
  • #Quah question #2 – What are some exercises someone can do to repair poor thoracic mobility? (55:32)
  • #Quah question #3 - What are the benefits of strength training when battling depression and anxiety? (1:03:55)
  • #Quah question #4 – What are the benefits of caffeine cycling and how should I do it? (1:12:46)

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Dec 04 2019

1hr 23mins

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1175: Dr. Arthur C. Brooks

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In this episode Sal, Adam & Justin speak with Dr. Arthur C. Brooks a Professor of the Practice of Public Leadership at the Harvard Kennedy School and Arthur C. Patterson Faculty Fellow at the Harvard Business School and columnist for The Washington Post.

Dr. Brooks has two New York Times bestsellers, a documentary on Netflix (The Pursuit) and a new book, Love Your Enemies.

  • What can we do with the people we disagree with? (3:28)
  • How shutting down competition leads to mediocracy. (5:37)
  • Blurring the line with physical and psychological harm. (7:11)
  • The concept of ‘nut’ picking. (9:30)
  • Are we heading down a path of nihilism? (11:12)
  • Why we must all have a civic creed that we believe and stand by. (14:00)
  • How people ‘graduate’ into things. (17:01)
  • The dangerous notion of nationalism. (19:49)
  • The importance of getting in touch about how your family got to the US. (23:28)
  • The misguided policy environment that we have in the US. (24:30)
  • The social science between happiness and dignity. (26:46)
  • You put in what you get out. (32:10)
  • The better way to make work pay. (33:50)
  • The significance and value of long-form conversations. (41:02)
  • Respecting the frontier atmosphere. (44:15)
  • Becoming the master of yourself. The premise behind ‘Love Your Enemies’. (48:13)
  • The importance of effective communication, commonality and knowing where the person is coming from. (53:33)
  • What was his last paradigm-shattering moment? (1:01:28)
  • How morals matter more than systems. (1:03:43)
  • How anger + disgust = contempt. (1:07:10)
  • The misconception of love. (1:11:40)
  • The four accounts you must put your energy in for your ultimate happiness. (1:18:54)

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Dec 02 2019

1hr 24mins

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1174: When to Use Drop Sets, the Benefits of Yoga, When to Finish a Set & MORE

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In this episode of Quah (Q & A), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about how long is acceptable to rest mid-set to try and pump out a few more reps, whether drop sets are useful for the beginning or intermediate lifter, what makes an overall healthy individual, and their opinion on yoga and how to implement it into training.

  • Mind Pump Debates: Will the cybertruck disrupt the truck industry? Are self-driving cars the future? (5:42)
  • 82-year-old female bodybuilder beats down a home intruder. (21:00)
  • Mind Pump RAVES over their newest sponsor, Magic Spoon. (23:14)
  • Mind Pump Recommends: ‘Bikram: Yogi, Guru, Predator on Netflix’. (27:23)
  • What is ‘Perineum Sunning’? Will it become the latest health trend? (34:10)
  • Russian cows get VR headsets 'to reduce anxiety'. (37:16)
  • Will continual exposure to blue light accelerate blindness?! (39:48)
  • How are we the only human species that survived? (43:20)
  • #Quah question #1 – How many seconds is too long to rest between reps to try and get a few more out? When should you just move on to your break before your next set? (47:33)
  • #Quah question #2 – Are drop sets useful for the beginning or immediate lifter? If so, what is the best way to use them? (53:07)
  • #Quah question #3 – What do you consider a healthy overall induvial? What makes for good balance? (57:21)
  • #Quah question #4 – What is your opinion on yoga and how do you suggest you implement it into your training? (1:04:07)

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Nov 30 2019

1hr 15mins

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1173: How to Increase Squat Mobility, Exercises to Relieve Hip Pain, the Impact of Food on Your Brain & Mood & MORE

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In this episode of Quah (Q & A), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about stretches to increase squat mobility, exercises to relieve hip and butt pain, the most effective way to bulk, and how food affects your brain and mood.

  • How exactly does Adam apply the serum from Caldera Lab? (4:52)
  • Is Sal more cake than beef now? He breakdowns his current macros. (9:49)
  • Which source of protein powder is ideal for muscle building? (12:58)
  • The bathrooms at Mind Pump HQ are FINALLY being re-done! (15:45)
  • Justin gets educated on one of his favorite guitarists of all time. (16:50)
  • Shout out to James Herman who took 1st place at his first obstacle course race. (21:40)
  • Sal is a little late to the party on Shark Week. (22:28)
  • Justin has a ‘dad moment’ with his kids. (25:10)
  • How using your legs keeps your brain healthy. (27:53)
  • Why the more you pour out of your heart, the fuller your heart gets. (31:23)
  • The importance of having a purpose. (34:59)
  • #Quah question #1 – What are some good stretches to increase squat mobility? (39:20)
  • #Quah question #2 – I work as an Uber driver and my butt and hips hurt from sitting for too long. Are there any short exercises I can do in between trips to relieve my pain temporarily before getting back to work? (44:24)
  • #Quah question #3 – What is the most effective way to bulk? What are your guy’s secrets or perspective on bulking up? (48:40)
  • #Quah question #4 – Do you think that food affects your brain and mood? (56:56)

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Nov 29 2019

1hr 7mins

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1172: Four Ways to Change Your Workout for Maximum Results

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In this episode, Sal, Adam and Justin discuss four ways to change up your workout to build more muscle, become stronger, improve performance and prevent injury.

  • The things that are preventing you from reaching your goals. (2:46)
  • Four ways to change your goal to achieve the maximum benefits of your routine. (4:43)
    • #1 – Focusing on addressing correctional exercises to expand your potential. (9:42)
    • #2 – Adding a strength training phase to your routine to place the focus on how strong you are rather than how you look. (25:15)
    • #3 – Training for athletic performance to improve your overall quality of life. (37:44)
    • #4 – Incorporating bodybuilder training to develop your muscles and sculpt your body. (46:21)

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Nov 28 2019

1hr 2mins

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1171: How Squat & Deadlifts "Thicken" the Waistline, the Difference Between Priming & Warming Up, the Benefits of Stability Training & MORE

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In this episode of Quah (Q & A), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about whether squats and deadlifts “thicken” the waistline, the difference between priming and warming up,  the benefits to stability training or using tools like a Bosu ball, and why many skinny yoga-girls likely self-selected yoga as their sport because of their body type.

  • Sal accidentally wears shoes the guys co-sign on. (5:21)
  • Recapping their experience seeing Arthur C. Brooks talk. (9:44)
  • The importance of having integrity and how antidotes drive science. (14:45)
  • SNL’s cheeky fake Wranglers ad with Will Ferrell will crack you up. (27:57)
  • Mind Pump Recommends Bikram: Yogi, Guru, Predator on Netflix. (30:07)
  • Sal’s take on Michael Bloomberg running for President in 2020. (32:30)
  • Mind Pump’s take on Tesla’s new ‘cybertruck’. (36:46)
  • Apple to build a new massive campus in Austin, TX. (42:17)
  • Is dopamine fasting the next big trend?? (44:27)
  • NCI’s free gut health course still available FOR FREE! Take advantage TODAY before this deal is gone! (46:38)
  • #Quah question #1 – Any truth to squats and deadlifts “thickening” the waistline? (48:23)
  • #Quah question #2 – What is the difference between priming and warming up? (56:09)
  • #Quah question #3 – Are there any benefits to stability training or using tools like a Bosu ball? (1:01:20)
  • #Quah question #4 – I would love to hear you go into depth on skinny yoga-girls self-selecting yoga as their sport because of their body type? (1:08:00)

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Nov 27 2019

1hr 16mins

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BONUS: Matthew Januszek of Escape Fitness

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In this episode, Sal, Adam and Justin speak with Matthew Januszek, entrepreneur and founder of Escape Fitness.

  • His take on the new 49ers Fit gym? (3:25)
  • From roller-skates to bodybuilding: His introduction into fitness. (4:24)
  • Where did the idea for the gym equipment company come from? (6:50)
  • What did the process of scaling look like? (11:57)
  • How his passion for fitness fueled the company's early mishaps. (13:35)
  • When where they able to service outside the UK? (17:22)
  • The moment he knew it was time to quit his day job and go all in. (18:06)
  • Why success is not a straight line. (20:00)
  • What attributes have served him the most? (21:54)
  • The crucial things that have contributed to his success. (23:43)
  • What practices does he put in place to forge quality relationships? (26:15)
  • Their evolution of marketing and advertising. (29:20)
  • The differences between the US and European markets/trends. (33:13)
  • His take on moving the gym experience to the home setting. (37:56)
  • What separates his company from the rest? (40:02)
  • How there are always ways to innovate and grow. (46:26)
  • Is there any new equipment that is getting him excited? (49:10)
  • Why there is no shortage of great ideas. (51:14)
  • Where does he focus most of his energy? (52:56)
  • What does he find challenging about working with family? (55:26)
  • How every level that you get to there are new lessons to be learned. (59:15)
  • Will he ever sell the company? (1:01:54)

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Nov 26 2019

1hr 4mins

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1170: Q&A with Mike Matthews

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In this episode, Sal, Adam and Justin talk with good friend, Mike Matthews about his how he built his company, Legion, and then answer questions asked by the live audience.

  • Protein bar companies are making out! (2:15)
  • What has been the worst product idea he has had? (3:37)
  • What products surprised him that sold well? (4:51)
  • How the pre-workout market has really taken off and the shenanigans that have come with it. (8:05)
  • Why a part of him is ashamed to be in the supplement industry. (16:40)
  • How all markets have unsophisticated consumers. (18:00)
  • Is the supplement consumer becoming more attuned? (23:54)
  • The self-education of Mike Matthews: How did he acquire his wealth of information? (25:30)
  • The ‘ah-ha’ moments the guys experienced with their training. (30:20)
  • How you can still be honest and be successful. (38:14)
  • Appreciating the value and importance of sleep. (39:22)
  • What are the upcoming opportunities in the health/fitness space? (45:25)
  • How do I stand out in the ‘content-heavy’ crowd? (1:00:02)
  • Why does he sell fat burners and not branch chain amino acids? (1:09:42)
  • You can build a business and NOT lie. (1:17:20)
  • What to do when there are detractors on your fitness journey? (1:19:41)
  • Is it recommended to take senna for no more than once a week and what can be done to fix oneself after excessive use? (1:28:15)
  • How do I transition from more active work to sedentary? (1:33:00)

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  • Eric Helms PhD, 3DMJ R&D Chief (@helms3dmj) • Instagram
  • Mark Rippetoe (@CoachRippetoe) · Twitter
  • Kelly Starrett (@mobilitywod) • Instagram

Nov 25 2019

1hr 42mins

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1169 Building Muscle While Cutting Calories, When to Change Your Rep Range, Wrist Strengthening Tips & MORE

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In this episode of Quah (Q & A), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about how long to stay in a specific rep range, whether you can cut calories and still gain muscle, the best way to strengthen wrists and the ideal physical activity or exercise to be done 2-3Xs a week by the average person.

  • How Italian’s don’t have a volume button. (4:04)
  • Why it’s not just about the information, but rather HOW you communicate it. (5:57)
  • Mind Pump heading to LA to meet Arthur C Brooks. (15:00)
  • Does anything evoke emotion as much as music? (16:38)
  • Mind Pump Business Wars: Starbucks vs. Peet’s. (19:47)
  • The origin story of Red Bull. (24:55)
  • Vuori’s CRAZY return policy: Good business move or bad one? (27:42)
  • The CLEAR differences between men and women. (29:26)
  • The differences between Heritage Pork vs regular pork and how you can get it from Butcher Box. (34:40)
  • Updates on ‘Epstein Gate’. (37:40)
  • Is panspermia a real thing?? (40:35)
  • What’s the deal with the resurgence of amateur fights? Will the novelty wear off? (42:35)
  • #Quah question #1 – How long should you stay in a specific rep range? Should you be switching up weekly, shorter or longer? (50:24)
  • #Quah question #2 – I am confused about the whole bulk and cut thing. Can I cut calories and still gain muscle? (56:30)
  • #Quah question #3 – What is the best way to strengthen wrists? I’m looking to learn a handstand, but my wrists give out first. (1:01:20)
  • #Quah question #4 - If you can prescribe one physical activity or exercise to be done 2-3Xs a week for the average person, what would it be? (1:05:12)

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Nov 23 2019

1hr 14mins

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1168: How to Build Side Butt, When to Deload for Recovery & Gains, Using Isometrics to Build Strength & Stability in Greater Ranges of Motion & MORE

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In this episode of Quah (Q & A), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about how to incorporate a deload week into programming, how to develop side glutes, how to strengthen and stabilize hypermobile joints and the most memorable client that they have ever had.

  • Mind Pump Recommends Jojo Rabbit in theaters now. (4:34)
  • Mind Pump Recommends The Morning Show on Apple+. (6:17)
  • Does Sal need an intervention? (9:10)
  • What looks good in real life is often different than in pictures. (10:55)
  • Why is Christianity triggering to most people? How you are doing yourself a disservice by being close-minded. (16:57)
  • Kanye West the contrarian. (22:53)
  • The benefits of pine bark extract & MORE in Organifi’s new product Move. (26:05)
  • Can how you eat help your body fight the flu? (29:17)
  • How we have engineered almonds from deadly to delicious. (33:00)
  • Having a healthy diet can lower your risk of hearing loss. (36:17)
  • Airbnb signs '$500 Million' Olympic sponsorship ahead of IPO: The advantages of a shared economy. (37:41)
  • #Quah question #1 – Can you go deeper into what a deload week looks like? How to incorporate it into your programming and the purpose and benefits of doing so? (43:20)
  • #Quah question #2 – How does one develop side glutes? I have a weird concave between my leg and hip, instead of side glutes being round. (54:01)
  • #Quah question #3 - I have hypermobile hip joints that have led me to have terrible recruitment patterns in my lower body. I try to strengthen the muscles around my hips, but I still feel like I’m not able to engage them correctly. What can I do to fix this? (59:22)
  • #Quah question #4 – What’s the most memorable client that you have ever had? (1:05:11)

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Nov 22 2019

1hr 17mins

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1167: Seven Ways to Not Get Fat During the Holidays

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In this episode, Sal, Adam and Justin cover seven ways to prevent packing on the pounds (or kilos) this holiday season.

  • What is Mind Pump’s favorite holiday? (2:52)
  • How much weight does the average American gain during the holidays? (4:20)
  • The seven steps you can take to NOT get fat around the holidays.
    • #1 – Cutting the STRESS! (6:39)
    • #2 – Prioritizing the order of how you eat your food. (13:15)
    • #3 – The importance of drinking plenty of water. (17:35)
    • #4 – Bringing a healthy dish to your family dinner. (20:00)
    • #5 – Being mindful about the food you are about to eat and eating the desserts that are MOST meaningful to you. (23:40)
    • #6 – Going for a walk after your big meal. (31:03)
    • #7 - Scheduling workouts with your family and friends. (37:42)

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Nov 21 2019

43mins

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