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Feb 24, 2020

CEO and Founder of Gym Breakthrough, Markus Gerszi is making his third guest appearance on the Brute Strength Podcast.

 

This week Markus is sharing his tested Morning Charge Up routine that will re-pattern your brain for success and reduce your mental and emotional roadblocks. Markus gives some valuable insight on how to properly practice visualization and level up your business. 

 

In this episode, Markus highlights the benefits of a proper routine, how to clarify your vision, and the art of priority management.

 

Topics:

 

08:30 - Morning Charge Up Routine/ Journaling 

12:35 - Guided breath cycle & visualization 

23:10 - Benefits of a proper morning routine

24:30 - Gym Breakthrough

30:00 - Importance of vision & purpose 

31:30 - How to clarify your vision

33:10 - Mental & emotional roadblocks for gym owners 

47:30 - Priority management 

59:30 - Avoid counter-productivity 

61:50 - 12-week program for gym owners

 

Links:

 

gymbreakthrough.com

 

Reviews:

 

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Feb 17, 2020

This week on the Brute Strength Podcast, I will be speaking with my good friend Michael Gervais. In this episode we get into mindfulness, improving your focus, and how to re-program your brain for success. Michael is one of the best in the world at what he does and having him appear on our show for the second time is a true honor. If you really like the topics on this episode be sure to check out our first talk on Episode 52. Enjoy the show.

 

Topics of discussion:

 

03:30 - Working with Olympic athletes 

07:27 - Managing the levels of pressure 

10:30 - Programming your mental “software”

21:25 - Improving internal motivation

25:50 - Pillars of mindfulness

32:01 - Change your relationship with failure 

36:40 - Is confidence overrated?

41:00 - Choosing good thoughts

49:25 - 3 practices to add to your morning routine

 

Links:

 

Instagram

Twitter

LinkedIn

Finding Mastery Podcast

Compete To Create

 

Books:

 

Deep Work - Newport

The Way of the Champion - Lynch & Huang

Man’s Search For Meaning - Frankl

 

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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Feb 10, 2020

Joining the Brute Strength Podcast this week is Aubrey Marcus. Aubrey is the founder and CEO of Onnit, a lifestyle brand based on a holistic health philosophy he calls Total Human Optimization.

 

In this episode, Aubrey will be going against the grain on topics covering sex and relationships. This discussion includes some of his key takeaways from being in a polyamorous relationship, his views on BDSM and how to have better sex. He evens dives into his own personal

7-day Sex Challenge, and provides some insight on his recent vow of celibacy.

 

Stay tuned because things are about to get WEIRD!

 

 

Topics:

 

07:57 - Sex & celibacy

11:50 - Evolution of sex

13:45 - More sex, better sex

17:30 - Creating novelty in your sexuality

24:57 - Gourmet sex

31:30 - 7-day sex challenge

38:00 - Restrain & pain

47:50 - Love yourself

59:53 - Breaking up and maintaining a relationship

 

Links:

 

Instagram

AubreyMarcus.com

Podcast

 

Books:

 

Untrue - Wednesday Martin

Own The Day Own Your Life - Aubrey Marcus

 

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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Feb 3, 2020

Cal Dietz, Director of Strength and Conditioning for the University of Minnesota, is a world-renowned strength coach who’s made immeasurable contributions to the fitness industry for athletes and coaches alike. He joined the Brute Podcast to discuss his training manual, Triphasic Training: A Systematic Approach to Elite Speed and Explosive Strength Performance.

 

Get ready for a series of knowledge bombs to improve your training game, because, in this episode, Dietz inspires us with information about acceleration and deceleration training and the importance of quality breathing.

 

Topics:

 

21:46 - What is Triphasic training?

36:15 - Triphasic training for weightlifters

40:25 - Why CrossFitters need to get outside of linear movement

44:40 - Rotational force production and overhead athletes

51:10 - What is deceleration training & why is it important

55:36 - The importance of breath

1:06:35 - Guiding principles for resistance training kids

 

Links:

 

Top 5 Brute Podcast Episodes

Reflexive Performance Reset (RPR)

xlathlete.com

 

Books:

The Oxygen Advantage -  Patrick McKeown

Triphasic Training - Dietz & Peterson

 

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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Jan 27, 2020

Jonathan Goodman (not to be confused with the co-star of Roseanne), is the owner of The Personal Trainer Development Center, an online platform that has served as the premier source of free information for fitness professionals. 

 

In this episode of the Brute Strength Podcast, Jonathan shares some of his most powerful principles that have shaped his work and life for the better. Today’s show includes finding opportunities for success in the fitness industry, taking chances, the right way to network, and the power of talking to five people per day. 

 

Topics:

 

05:35 - Moving to Hawaii

10:25 - Defining vision

15:45 - Making money as a coach

25:06 - Creating content

37:05 - Creating a quality life

45:10 - Building rapport

52:10 - Mistakes to avoid as an online trainer

 

Links:

 

Website

 

Books:

 

Range - David Epstein

The Wealthy Fit Pro’s Guide To Online Training - Jonathan Goodman

 

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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Jan 13, 2020

David Epstein is an investigative reporter at ProPublica, and the author of two New York Times Bet-Sellers, “The Sports Gene” and “Range”. He is also joining the podcast this week to dispel some of the most common myths about genetics and athletic ability as well as why being a generalist might actually give you an advantage in today’s specialized world.

 

In this episode David covers such topics including the advantage to switching your vocation, why short term success can lead to long term failure, and how to learn more effectively.

 

If you’ve enjoyed this episode please leave us a review and share with a friend!

 

 

Topics:

 

04:55 - Cardiac death in athletes

10:55 - Athletic background

22:25 - Grit

32:25 - Self-regulatory learning

41:25 - Kind vs. Wicked learning environments

45:55 - Doing vs. Learning

 

Links:

 

Twitter

 

Books:

 

The Sports Gene: Inside The Science of Extraordinary Athletic Performance

Range: Why Generalists Triumph In A Specialized World

 

 

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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Jan 6, 2020

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:

 

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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Dec 30, 2019

Joining the show this week is Dr. Gabrielle Lyon.

 

Dr. Lyon is a functional-medicine physician who specializes in muscle-centric medicine. In this episode Dr. Lyon talks about why we should stop focusing on fat loss and start focusing on muscle gain, as well as diving into protein, how to balance your protein intake, the red meat myth, and even protein cycling. For more information be sure to check her out on the web.

Enjoy the show!

 

Topics:

 

11:30 - Working with death

16:45 - Tips for a high quality life

26:15 - Strength training as you age

29:50 - What you should know about leucine

33:50 - Red meat myth

44:15 - Protein cycling

48:30 - Working with the Seal team

 

Links:

 

Instagram

Facebook

Twitter

Website

 

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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Dec 23, 2019

This week on the Brute Strength Podcast, I am speaking with my wife, Adee Cazayoux. Due to popular demand, we’d like to dedicate this episode to sharing nine tips we’ve used to create a successful relationship. We’ll be getting into conflict resolution, the 1-10 scale, and love languages to name a few. Be sure to check out this episode for the full list of nine tips that you can start using in your relationship today. Grab a seat, and your loved one, and enjoy the show!

 

Topics:

 

02:30 - Accidentally finding a relationship coach

10:15 - Tip No. 1: “We vs. I” 

15:08 - Tip No. 2: “Conflict Resolution”

21:00 - Tip No. 3: “Separate the Sacred & Secular”

24:21 - Tip No. 4: “Treat It Like It’s The One”

26:35 - Tip No. 5: “Letting The Trivial Things Go”

31:03 - Tip No. 6: “The 1-10 Scale”

35:32 - Tip No. 7: “Co-commitment vs. Co-dependent”

40:08 - Tip No. 8: “Stop Keeping Score”

44:31 - Tip No. 9: “Personalities & Love Languages “

 

Links:

 

Kolbe A Test

 

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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Dec 16, 2019

John Berardi joins me on this week’s episode of the Brute Strength podcast. John is a Canadian-American entrepreneur best known for co-founding Precision Nutrition, the world’s largest nutrition coaching, education, and software company.

 

Over the last 15 years, he’s advised some of the world’s largest companies including Apple, Equinox, Nike, and Titleist as well as the San Antonio Spurs, Carolina Panthers, and even UFC Champion Georges St. Pierre.

 

In today’s episode, John and I discuss his new book Change Maker, and how you can turn your passion for health into a successful career.

 

 

Topics:

 

06:00 - Family matters

22:50 - Being unique, standing out

35:30 - Goals/ Skills Matrix

38:00 - What skills to focus on

64:00 - Important takeaways from Change Maker

 

Links:

 

www.johnberardi.com

www.precisionnutrition.com

www.changemakeracademy.com

 

 

Books:

 

Change Maker - John Berardi

 

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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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