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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:

 

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Dec 9, 2019

This week on the Brute Strength Podcast, I interview my good friend Zach Rocheleau. Zach is what you would call a Macro Magician. Whether you’re new to flexible dieting, or looking for tips on creating more macro-friendly meals, this episode is layered with tons of information that will help you get your diet headed in the right direction. We discuss tips for dining out, improving your relationship with food, and how to stay motivated in any diet. Do yourself a favor and check out his instagram. Enjoy the show. 

 

Topics:

 

05:10 - Athletic career

14:30 - Breaking into the nutrition business 

18:43 - Explaining the Law of Thermo Dynamics

20:07 - Breaking down Macros 

26:28 - What is flexible dieting?

35:50 - Understanding the effects of food on your body

42:00 - Where to start with Flexible Dieting 

54:40 - Tips for dining out 

1:00:20 - Staying motivated with your diet

 

Links:

 

Instagram

Webpage 

 

Books:

 

Start With Why - Sinek 

Flexible Dieting 2.0 - Cagney 

 

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 2, 2019

Do you want to be rich? Do you want to learn the ins and outs of money? Well, you’re in luck. This week on the Brute Strength podcast, we’ve got Ramit Sethi, author of I Will Teach You To Be Rich, on the show. 

 

Ramit is a New York Times bests selling author and founder of iwillteachyoutoberich.com

 

In this episode, Ramit explains how systems and psychology can provide you with a rich lifestyle. That could include automating your finances, making more money, finding your dream job, starting an online business or mastering your inner psychology. No matter what your goal is, there’s a lot of knowledge to soak in in our latest episode.

Topics:

 

08:45 - Fitness journey

19:57 - “The rich life”

31:50 - Relating fitness & finances

32:00 - Common “blind spots” about money

40:15 - Automating your money

47:00 - Investing the right way

54:55 - Sharing finances

 

Links:

 

Instagram

Twitter

iwillteachyoutoberich.com 

 

Books:

 

I Will Teach You To Be Rich - Ramit Sethi

 

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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Nov 25, 2019

Today’s guest is Marcus Philly, three-time individual Crossfit Games competitor and three-time teams Crossfit Games competitor. Our conversation today is all about functional fitness and bodybuilding. We talk about whether or not it’s possible to look like a Greek god while actually performing and feeling exceptionally well, ways you can improve your fitness, and how to live a happier and fuller life in general. I learned a ton from Marcus and I know you will too. Enjoy the show!

 

Topics of discussion:

06:32 - The importance of coaching for Marcus and what he teaches his athletes.

11:00 - Looking good & feeling good while training 

18:52 - Measuring success

26:30 Benefits of Functional Bodybuilding.

40:21 Isolation movements 

47:22 Gut health

54:24 Ashram

 

Links:

Secret Strength Weapon

Functional Bodybuilding

Revival Strength

@marcusfilly on Instagram

@functional.bodybuilding on Instagram

 

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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Nov 18, 2019

Hey guys, here's another Throw Back episode to one of our most popular shows to date, this week, founder of Working Against Gravity (and Michael’s wife), Adee Cazayoux, is back again to discuss relationship psychology. After such a positive response to Episode 148: 9 Ways To Improve Your Relationship, Adee and Michael are continuing their conversation and sharing their tips for building a better relationship with loved ones.

 

In this episode, Adee and Michael discuss four myths about sex, how to spice up your dates and improve your sex life, and how time apart can bring you closer to your partner.



Topics:

 

05:05 - Connection vs. desire

08:20 - 4 myths about sex

23:40 - Creating desire for your partner

29:40 - How to have better dates

35:30 - Individuality in relationships

38:22 - How to have better sex

 

Links:

 

Intimacy Inventory

 

Books:

 

The Way Of The Superior Man - Deida

 

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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Nov 11, 2019

The man, the myth, the legend, Tommy Marquez, aka T-Mommy is back on the Brute Podcast for the second time this week.

 

As a former member of the CrossFit Media staff, Tommy joins us to share his side of the story behind all of the sudden layoffs that took place late 2018 that shook the sport into a new

direction.

 

In this episode Tommy shares some personal stories including almost losing his engagement ring on the side of a mountain, CrossFit Games recap, where he believes the sport is heading, and of course, what really happened behind the scenes during all of the layoffs at CrossFit HQ, you don’t want to miss this one!

 

 

Topics:

 

12:30 - Tying the knot

25:35 - Mistakes & lessons in a relationship

33:00 - First changes in CrossFit HQ

55:40 - Working on new projects

70:35 - Recap of 2019 Games

 

Links:

 

Talking Elite Fitness Podcast

Instagram

Website

Morning Chalk Up

 

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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Nov 4, 2019

This week on the Brute Strength Podcast, I’m interviewing the coach behind 6 CrossFit Games championships, Ben Bergeron.

Ben trains some of the world’s fittest athletes including Mat Fraser and Katrin Davidsdottir. As he puts it, the secret to building a better athlete, is to start by building better people.

In this episode we get into how to build character, the difference between happiness and achievement, and how to implement his 5 “L” philosophy - Live, Love, Learn, Lead & Leave a Legacy. We’ll also be discussing a few chapters of his new book, “Chasing Excellence” and pulling out some of the main ingredients for mental toughness.

 

Topics:

 

02:20 - “Chasing Excellence”

06:26 - Happiness & achievement

17:36 - Building character

23:20 - Mental toughness

27:00 - Developing core values

35:05 - Committing to the path of excellence

 

Links:

 

TrainingIQ

Instagram

benbergeron.com

 

Books:

 

Chasing Excellence - Bergeron

Man Search For Meaning - Frankl

Tribe - Junger

Mindset - Dweck

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People - Covey

 

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 28, 2019

Things are about to get wild in this week’s podcast. Joining the show we have the host of the ReWild Yourself Podcast, Daniel Vitalis.

 

Daniel is a modern day hunter gatherer, writer, and lifestyle pioneer who’s interested in helping people reconnect with wildness both inside and outside of themselves.

 

This week’s episode is all about exploring strategies that our ancient human bodies and minds need to thrive in a modern world by awakening our instincts and freeing ourselves from the

degenerative effects human domestication.

 

Topics:

 

03:25 - Important lessons growing up

21:10 - Accepting mortality

24:57 - Benefit of hardship

35:30 - ReWild yourself

53:39 - Plant walk

 

Links:

 

www.wild-fed.com

www.surthrival.com

ReWild Yourself Podcast

Instagram

 

Books:

 

Antifragile - Nassim Nicholas Taleb

 

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 21, 2019

Finally, the episode with the legend himself, Mat Fraser.

 

This week on the Brute Strength Podcast, Mat joins in on the fun to discuss his upbringing and his eventual rise to the top of the CrossFit podium. Unlike other interviews, Mat spends more time sharing stories from behind the scenes than he does about winning his medals. Truth be told, Mat is a fantastic storyteller, and lucky for you he’s got plenty of them. Tune in to hear more about the man behind the medals, as we get a closer look at his early battles with drugs and alcohol, growing up with Olympian parents and the infamous Home Depot story from the 2014 Games.

 

Topics:

 

01:30 – Mat’s parents

13:20 – Weightlifting in junior high and high school

15:50 – Drugs and alcohol

34:00 – Working on an oil rig

43:05 – ECC 2014

53:30 – The Home Depot story

57:00 – Habits and rituals

1:24:00 – Defining “why”

 

Links:

 

No Hands Death Spiral Clip

Instagram

 

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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Oct 14, 2019

The walking encyclopedia for all things keto is back, and this time he’s got his own book!

 

Please welcome Dr. Anthony Gustin for the third time on the Brute Podcast. In this episode, Anthony goes over what he calls the “Four Pillars of Health.” Both Michael and Anthony will be diving into sleep, movement, stress management and, you guessed it, the ketogenic diet. Each episode with Anthony gets better and better. If you enjoy this episode, definitely check out Anthony’s previous appearances on episodes 156 and 193—links below!

 

Topics:

 

01:45 – Relationships and commitment 

13:15 – “Keto Answers”

18:00 – Four Pillars of Health

22:10 – Sleep

32:00 – Movement

44:00 – Stress management

50:15 – Keto diet

65:30 – Grass-fed vs. conventional meat

71:54 – Blue zones

 

Links:

 

Keto Answers Podcast

Episode 156

Episode 193

dranthonygustin.com 

 

Books:

 

Keto Answers – Anthony Gustin

 

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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Sep 30, 2019

At 27 years old, Greg Nuckols made waves as a strength and conditioning coach. Now, the founder of Stronger by Science is using his online platform to help lifters and coaches train smarter. 

 

This week on the Brute Podcast, Greg joins Michael to discuss the difference between practicing and learning, how to think scientifically in training, and in life, as well as what to do when you start to lose motivation. 

 

Topics:

 

06:40 – Tricking athletes into PRs

13:14 – Getting into strength training

25:50 – Research vs. results

36:40 – Soft skills & coaching

52:40 – Verbiage & imagery

61:20 – Getting into training for the wrong reason

 

Links:

 

Stronger by Science

 

Books:

 

What Is This Thing Called Science – A.F. Chalmers

 

Reviews:

 

If you like 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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Sep 16, 2019

When it comes to relieving pain, preventing injury, and improving physical performance, Kelly Starrett is your guy.

 

Kelly joins the Brute podcast for the second time to share his ideas on family values, and movement principles. In this episode Kelly share’s his ideology behind intentional parenting, raising a family, and being the absolute best for your tribe. The conversation later switches to the topic of pain. What does it mean to be injured vs experiencing pain, how to get the most out of your recovery as well as some emerging new health trends.

 

For more on personal development and movement efficiency be sure to give this episode a listen.

 

Topics:

 

01:00 - Ideas on movement

09:10 - Starting a family

29:00 - Creating habits with your kids

33:15 - When to start a family

40:30 - Movement & pain

49:35 - Improving your environment for better health

58:23 - Detrimental habits

1:09:00 - The Ready State

 

Links:

 

LapTop 30 (VariDesk)

The Ready State

 

Books:

 

Muscles and Meridians  - Phillip Beach

Sport Gene - David Epstein

 

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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Sep 2, 2019

Stretching is bullshit. 

 

At least, according to renowned strength and conditioning coach Dean Somerset, it is. You might recognize his name from his many contributions to popular fitness platforms including Men’s Health and Bodybuilding.com, but today, he’s adding to the list with a guest appearance on this week’s Brute Podcast. 

 

In this episode, Dean admits that from the start, becoming a strength and conditioning coach was rough. Listen as he dives into his early career, shares advice for building habits, the implications of artificial intelligence in the fitness industry and ultimately, why he thinks stretching is utter bullshit.  

 

Topics:

 

09:46 – Starting in strength & conditioning

25:52 – Empathy as a skill

35:30 – Building clientele as a trainer

42:00 – Having broad interests

45:20 – Resilience & habits

54:30 – Stretching is not beneficial

58:30 – AI & the fitness industry

 

Links:

 

ruthlessmobility.com

waitbutwhy.com

deansomerset.com

Instagram

Facebook

Twitter

YouTube

 

Reviews:

 

If you like 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!

Follow us on Instagram: @brute.strength

 

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