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Now displaying: May, 2019
May 27, 2019

Dr. Andy Galpin has nutrition down to a science. Literally.

 

With a master’s in Human Movement Sciences and a Ph.D. in Human Bioenergetics, it’s safe to say that taking advice from Dr. Galpin on the best ways to optimize nutrition for your health and performance or sticking to a meal plan is the opposite of a bad idea.

 

If that isn’t enough to convince you, the professor of strength and conditioning in the Center for Sports Performance at California State University joins the Brute Podcast for the second time ever this week to share his tips for mastering the basics of nutrition and the benefits of “batching” in order to stay on track with your goals.  

 

Check out Andy’s first appearance on the Brute Strength Podcast on episode 125.

 

Topics:

 

09:15 – Optimizing nutrition for health and performance

24:39 – Compliance & nutrition

35:40 – Mastering the basics of nutrition

43:29 – “Batching”

 

Books:

 

Unplugged - Andy Galpin, Brian MacKenzie, Phil White

 

Links:

 

Scientific American

Marie Spano

andygalpin.com

Body of Knowledge Podcast

Instagram

YouTube

 

Reviews:

 

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May 20, 2019

This week on The Brute Strength Podcast, we welcome back Brent Fikowski for the second time.

 

Brent is one of the most consistent and successful CrossFit athletes to date, finishing 4th, 2nd and 4th in his previous Games appearances.

 

In this week's episode, we’ll be diving into the more technical side of training. Brent will share some of the tactics he uses when preparing for competition, how he approaches training, and some killer habits that give him an edge over competitors. Whether you’re trying to compete at the highest level or become the best version of yourself, this episode has something for you.

 

If you haven’t checked out his first episode, be sure to give it a listen, we talk about his origin story and how he became the athlete he is today.

 

Topics:

 

06:30 - Qualifying for The Games in Asia

17:25 - Granite Games

35:20 - Mindset

43:30 - Simplicity and essentialism

52:20 - Killer habits

1:05:40 - Urgent/ important matrix

 

Links:

 

Website

Instagram

 

Books:

 

The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up - Marie Kondo

Essentialism - Greg McKeown

 

Reviews:

 

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May 13, 2019

In the past, six-time CrossFit Games athlete Cole Sager wasn’t someone widely known for his performance during the CrossFit Open, but this year he’s making waves, finishing 6th worldwide at the 2019 CrossFit Open.

 

Cole joins the Brute Strength Podcast this week to discuss what changed in his approach to this year’s Games.

 

Spoiler alert: It all comes down to mindset.

 

He brings us back to his mentality during this year’s Open, discusses the topics of eating disorders and body image issues and shares his insight to maintaining a successful marriage.



Topics:

 

03:50 – 2019 Open

15:20 – Mindset transformation

19:40 – Ego

26:55 – Defining preparation

41:00 – Eating disorder

54:50 – Married life

 

Links:

 

Instagram

colesager.com

 

Reviews:

 

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May 6, 2019

When there’s a ghost, you’re going to call the Ghostbusters—makes sense.

 

But when you need to build muscle in a 100% drug-free way, but still turn your body into a bodybuilding and powerlifting machine, you’re going to want Eric Helms on speed dial.

 

The author of The Muscle and Strength Pyramid books and co-founder of the 3D Muscle Journey is back on the Brute Podcast this week to share his knowledge in nutrition, exercise science and all things muscles. He expounds on nutrition to discuss philosophies such as the 80/20 rule, the effects of caffeine, his thoughts on the plant-based diet and supplements for weight loss. He also dives deeper into mental health and stresses the importance of how you can prevent a burnout.

 

Topics:

 

06:50 – Mental health and self-awareness

20:45 – Compartmentalizing

33:50 – Choosing abstinence

46:05 – Why we eat

55:50 – Plant-based diet

1:07:10 – Supplements for weight/fat loss

 

Links:

 

Instagram

3Dmusclejourney.com

Iron Culture Podcast

Suicide Prevention Campaign

 

Books:

 

Deep Work – Cal Newport

Digital Minimalism – Cal Newport

 

Reviews:

 

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

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