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Now displaying: June, 2017
Jun 26, 2017

I’m back for round 2 with Krissy Mae Cagney (@krissymaecagney). We dive into her recent decision to become vegan, what she attributes her decision to, and the challenges and benefits she’s run into. As the owner of Doughnuts and Deadlifts, Black Iron Gym, Ello Supply Co and the author of Flexible Dieting 1.0 and 2.0, Krissy has seen an outstanding amount of success and offers a lot of insight on the ins and outs of her business and what is driving their success. Enjoy the show!

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Topics of discussion:

[1:19] Going Vegan

[3:58] Health benefits of a vegan lifestyle

[8:01] Nutritional, physical and emotional challenges

[12:46] Being tempted and how to deal with unsupportive people

[14:04] Flexible dieting and nutritional beliefs

[18:45] Eating for health and longevity

[20:55] How to get the most out of your macros

[23:25] The importance of first impressions and quality

[27:50] Eliminating your weaknesses v. playing to your strengths

[30:49] Krissy’s biggest mistake in the past year

[32:30] Why traveling is important

[34:03] Ello Supply Co.

[36:49] What's in Hungry?

[38:22] Transparency with others

Links:

Ello Supply Co.

Krissy Mae Cagney

Black Iron Gym

Black Iron Gym YouTube

Reviews:

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Jun 19, 2017

This week's Interview with Mark Bell (@marksmellybell) former professional powerlifter, owner of Super Training Gym, and Inventor of the Sling Shot. As a successful competitor, inventor, and business owner Mark offers a lot of knowledge when it comes to staying motivated and personal development. This episode is all about making sure you’re staying patient, honest and contributing to those around you, no matter your field of interest. We talk about the importance of exercise, the process of getting strong, the different types of strength, and what he has seen top performers do that contribute to their overall success. Enjoy the show!

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Topics of discussion:

[2:33] Mark Bell’s background in success and lessons learned

[8:35] Defining success

[13:46] Why money doesn’t change who you should be

[17:10] The development of Slingshot

[21:48] How to know if you have a good idea

[26:45] Business patience and personal development

[34:22] Staying motivated and setting realistic goals

[40:33] Asking yourself –– How does this help? How does this hurt?

[42:29] What makes the best in the world

[48:50] Being great, what it means and how it effects others

[53:27] Not enjoying the process

[54:48] Common mistakes in building strength

[1:01:26] Embracing a professional lifestyle

[1:03:27] The role of frequency in training

Links:

Super Training

Jim Rohn

Mark Bell YouTube Channel

Reviews:

If you LOVE this podcast, please click HERE to leave me a review. It energizes me to keep doing these as well as pushes us higher in the rankings. Thank you all for the support.

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Jun 15, 2017

NIck Fowler, (@thenickfowler) our Director of Strength & Conditioning, and Dr. Sean Pastuch (@activelifeRX) our Head Mobility Coach, are on the show to discuss the CrossFit Regional pec tears. We dissect the possibilities for the 30 or so pec injuries this year and what can be done now in order to reduce injuries within your training.  Enjoy the show!

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Topics of discussion:

[2:01] All possible reasons for the pec tears

[6:50] Psychological effect of competition

[9:50] Inherent risk in the sport

[11:12] Full range of motion and spending time at your end ranges

[17:04] History of this particular test

[20:05] Finding a common thread among the athletes

[28:47] Injury prevention in your training

[34:16] George Sanchez: The poster child for building a foundation

 

Reviews:

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Jun 12, 2017

I’ll be interviewing Daniel Schmachtenberger, cofounder, director of research and development, and systems designer for The Nuerohacker Collective. Daniel has a background in systems science, social engineering, and human behavior. His most current research involves integrative medicine and neuro tech tools to optimize the mind/brain interface. We dive into nootropics, their use, and lifestyle perquisites. We also talk about the importance of sleep cycles, nutrition effects, neuro chemistry and structure, and neurotransmitters such as dopamine. Enjoy the show.

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Topics of discussion:

[3:02] What is caffeine?

[6:50] The dangers to your health

[8:42] Signs you are taking too much

[11:30] Cycling your caffeine

[15:21] Caffeine dependence

[17:49] Neurohacking

[19:56] Stimulant use for neuro hacking

[25:21] Increasing adaptivity in the body

[27:54] Prerequisites to neuro hacking

[31:46] Sleep Deprivation and Sleep debt

[40:11] Dietary & Wellness importance

[50:09] Doctors and Professionals

[52:11] Nutritional Resources

[59:10] Finding tools to help with the foundations

 

Links:

Caffeine Informer

Neurohacker Collective

 

Books:

Head Strong – Dave Asprey 

Dr. Mercola

 

 

Reviews:

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Jun 5, 2017

 

Ryan Holiday, author, marketer, and entrepreneur is interviewed on the show this week. After working as, the Director of Marketing for American Apparel, Ryan went on to publish several books including “The Obstacle Is The Way”, which was reportedly read by the New England Patriots during their 2014 Super Bowl Victory over the Seattle Seahawks. In this episode, we will be going into depth about some of the stoic practices highlighted in his books and how they can help you harness present moment awareness, improve your focus, and ultimately improve your athletic performance by teaching you how to reframe obstacles and turn them into opportunities. Ryan is incredibly smart and gifted in the way he presents age-old stoic philosophy. His teachings combined are a way of acting, thinking, and living that helps you overcome life’s adversities. If you haven’t done so already, do yourself a favor and pick up a copy of his book. Enjoy the show.

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Topics of discussion:

 [2:00] What is stoic philosophy?

[4:09] The Obstacle Is The Way

[12:00] Perception, Action, and Will

[16:30] Harnessing present moment awareness

[20:40] Ego Is The Enemy

[24:30] The canvas strategy; apprenticeship

[27:22] How Ryan handles his own ego & praise

[30:30] Stoicism & Sports

[39:37] Intense focus

[44:25] The study of history

 

Links:

Books To Base Your Life On (Reading list)
Official Website
Twitter
Instagram

Books:

The Obstacle Is The Way
Ego Is The Enemy
The Daily Stoic  

Reviews:

If you LOVE this podcast, please click HERE to leave me a review. It energizes me to keep doing these as well as pushes us higher in the rankings. Thank you all for the support.

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