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Now displaying: October, 2018
Oct 29, 2018

Floyd McLendon Jr. has had a huge impact on Michael Cazayoux’s life since they first met at SealFit, and this week he’s joining the Brute Podcast. Floyd has faced failure, disappointment, heartbreak and discrimination growing up, but ultimately he came out on top. Now, as a former Navy Seal, he’s imparting his leadership knowledge to those he comes in contact with.

 

In this episode, the author of Hard Earned Lessons dissects what he calls the “Seven Principles for Preparing for Battle.” Enjoy the show!

 

Topics:

 

03:00 – Meeting Floyd at SealFit

16:05 – Becoming a Navy Seal

36:40 – Seven Principles for Preparing for Battle

1:19:00 – Future in politics

 

Links:

 

LinkedIn

 

Books:

 

Hard Earned Lessons – McLendon Jr.

 

Reviews:

 

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Oct 29, 2018

On this week’s podcast we welcome the battle rope guru, Aaron Guyett. Aaron is a man who wears many hats including fitness instructor, business owner and Marine Corps Staff Sergeant. In this episode we’ll be getting into leadership, mindset shifts and how to create a vision to get exactly what you want out of life. Tune in to learn more about how Aaron used neuroplasticity training to achieve 90 percent of his greatest accomplishments in life.

 

Topics:

 

02:00 – Aaron’s definition of leadership

20:50 – “VIM”

26:10 – Creating a vision

30:45 – Neuroplasticity training

35:00 – Myths about leadership

42:40 – “The goal is not the goal”

 

Links:

 

thespecialforcesexperience.com

Instagram

leaderofleaders.org

battleropes.org

 

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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Oct 22, 2018

CrossFit is evolving, and so is three-time CrossFit Games athlete Patrick Vellner. This week, he joins the Brute Podcast to discuss his mind shift in the sport, why he may be one of the only athletes that can beat Mat Fraser and some of the new changes to the CrossFit community.



Topics:

 

05:10 – Life before CrossFit

16:30 – Accidentally qualifying for the CrossFit Games

24:30 – Mind shift from 2017 to 2018

40:00 – New announcements in CrossFit

56:00 – Balancing life and CrossFit

 

Links:

 

Instagram

Twitter

 

Reviews:

 

If you love this podcast, please click HERE to leave a review, and thank you for the support!

 

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Oct 15, 2018

Adee Cazayoux, founder of Working Against Gravity, makes her third appearance on the Brute Podcast this week to talk about personal development. In this episode, Adee talks about building courage, maintaining accountability and what it means to develop yourself from within. Listen along and get an honest look at self-improvement with her six questions to make you think, break out of the ordinary cycle and reach the next level in life.

 

If you enjoyed this episode, catch up with all things Adee and be sure to check out episodes 148 and 162 of the Brute Podcast.



Topics:

 

01:10 – What is personal development?

09:25 – Myths of personal development

21:50 – How to build courage & accountability

28:40 – Integrity made simple  

38:25 – Tips for developing yourself

47:00 – Building self-awareness

51:15 – Six questions to find your next breakthrough

 

Links:

 

Working Against Gravity

Adee Cazayoux

Michael Cazayoux

 

Books:

 

Daring Greatly – Brene Brown

 

Reviews:

 

If you love this podcast, please click HERE to leave a review, keep Michael energized and push us higher in the rankings! Thank you for all the support.

 

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Oct 8, 2018

Rachel Balkovec, the first female strength and conditioning coach in professional baseball, makes her second appearance on the Brute Podcast this week! Rachel grew up adamant to break out of her comfort zone, and shares her tips for personal and professional development, like falling in love with the process rather than the outcome.

 

Listen this week to understand why this passionate coach thinks you should support the people around you minimally, as well as her personal coaching philosophies you can adapt into your lifestyle.

 

Topics:

 

04:00 – Intentional vs. unintentional growth

13:15 – Mentors & coaching

22:06 – Defining a good coach

39:00 – “Minimally supporting others”

47:30 – Performance Pyramid

51:15 – Coaching methods

 

Links:

 

Instagram

rachelbalkovec.com

 

Books:

 

Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance – Duckworth

 

Reviews:

 

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Oct 1, 2018

Dr. Stephan Guyenet is on the Brute Podcast this week to dive into his book, The Hungry Brain. Hunger is one of the strongest biological influencers for survival in all species, but is it a physical or mental need?

 

Tune in as host Michael Cazayoux and Dr. Guyenet define hunger, how it influences decisions and how to hack the process in order to take control of cravings and improve eating behavior.

 

Topics:

 

06:35 – Eating behavior

14:50 – What is hunger?

20:04 – Fasting & calorie restriction

38:45 – Sleep, stress and hunger

42:00 – Making a change in your eating

55:30 – Food choices for children

 

Links:

 

www.stephanguyenet.com

 

Twitter

 

Books:

 

The Hungry Brain – Guyenet

 

Reviews:

 

If you love this podcast, please click HERE to leave a review, and thank you for all the support!

 

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