Mind Pump: Raw Fitness Truth

By Sal Di Stefano, Adam Schafer, Justin Andrews, Doug Egge

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MindPump exposes the RAW TRUTH about health, fitness, nutrition and more... Hosts Sal Di Stefano, Adam Schafer & Justin Andrews pull back the curtain on the mythology, snake oil and pseudo-science that pervades the fitness industry. No fitness institution or fitness "truth" is safe from their quick wit and over 40 years of combined experience in the fitness industry. Produced by Doug Egge.


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993: How to Avoid Overtraining, Successfully Training Deconditioned Clients, the Value of College & MORE

In this episode of Quah, sponsored by MAPS Fitness Products (www.mapsfitnessproducts.com), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about the what constitutes overtraining, how to handle clients that are very deconditioned or have mobility issues, what they preach that they don’t practice enough and whether or not they will encourage their children to go to college. Organifi Pure gets the guys on FIRE and ready to go! (4:43) When did Adam start to lose his ‘luxurious’ locks? (6:30) Is brand loyalty still alive? Most Amazon brands are duds, not disrupters, study finds. Why quality matters, the importance of reviews & MORE. (13:19) Will Netflix go under?? Disney officially owns 21st Century Fox. The guys speculate on the fallout. (24:40) The future of gaming. Google unveils gaming platform Stadia, a competitor to Xbox, PlayStation, and PC. (27:08) The new frontier of Digital Wellness and creating practices around technology. (29:11) Housekeeping notes: Mind Pump switching platforms, new website & MORE. (40:55) Mind Pump & Mimosas: Live Q&A; event. (42:13) #Quah question #1 – What constitutes overtraining? (44:25) #Quah question #2 – In the beginning of your career, how did you handle clients that were very deconditioned or had mobility issues? (54:34) #Quah question #3 - What do you preach that you don’t practice enough yourself? (1:02:47) #Quah question #4 – Will you encourage your children to go to college? Do you think there will be enough value to it by the time they are ready? (1:09:38) People Mentioned: Mike Matthews (@muscleforlifefitness)  Instagram Enzo Coglitore (@enzocog)  Instagram Products Mentioned: March Promotion: MAPS Aesthetic is ½ off!! **Code “BLACK50” at checkout** Organifi **Code “mindpump” for 20% off** Vuori Clothing **25% off** Won't You Be My Neighbor? Movie | Official Website Most Amazon Brands Are Duds, Not Disrupters, Study Finds - Bloomberg Disney-Fox Entertainment Merger Is Official In $71.3 Billion Deal Google Unveils Gaming Platform Stadia, A Competitor To Xbox, PlayStation And PC Microsoft Will Roll Out Video Game Streaming Service in 2019 | Fortune Mind Pump Episode 982: Improving Digital Wellness with Tommy Sobel Mind Pump Live – Register Now Prime Pro Bundle | MAPS Fitness Products - Mind Pump Mind Pump Free Resources

03.22.2019

992: Sanjay Rawal

In this episode, Sal, Adam and Justin speak with Sanjay Rawal, a filmmaker with a fascinating story. The history of the 3100 race. (4:40) Why running has never gone out of favor. The evolution of marathon running. (8:25) How do ancestral people run compared to modern westerners? (12:11) What is the spiritual connection to running? (14:00) Why do other spiritual teachers/practices try to separate the physical from the spiritual? (17:50) What type of person does this kind of race attract? (20:57) Why you should workout to love yourself, not because you hate your body. (22:43)   How did he meet Sri Chinmoy and what was it like following his practices? (26:28) The importance of finding joy through the exertion. (31:30) Who made the biggest impact on him that he has met so far? (34:54) How did he figure out his passion for film making? (37:52) What is the purpose of abstaining from meat if we evolved to run down our food? (41:10) How your diet is highly based on your genetics. (47:03) The major similarities between the 3100 race and the 1000 day race in Japan. (50:12) What are the commonalities that he finds with the people who do these feats of endurance? (53:08) How does he feel about the growing anti-religious movement? (56:45) Amazing stories from the Transcendent Race. (59:28) The difficult factors of eating, drinking and sleeping during the course of the 3100. Why if you don’t have the mindset, no amount of nutrition will help. (1:01:22) Does he still do races himself? (1:08:13) What is his current relationship with his parents and have they come full circle with his current path? (1:11:40) How everyone has their own path and the most important thing is finding it. (1:14:40) How did he find Mind Pump, what drew him to them and what has kept him around? (1:16:45) Featured Guest/People Mentioned: Sanjay Rawal (@mrsanjayr)  Instagram 3100: Run And Become, the Film (@3100film)  Instagram Arnold (@Schwarzenegger)  Twitter Frank Zane (@officialfrankzane)  Instagram Bill Pearl Rich Roll (@richroll)  Instagram Joe De Sena (@realJoeDeSena)  Twitter Bishop Robert Barron (@bishopbarron)  Instagram Patti Catalano Dillon Products Mentioned: March Promotion: MAPS Aesthetic is ½ off!! **Code “BLACK50” at checkout** 3100: Run and Become - The Film3100: Run and Become Challenging Impossibility – Shot film Mind Pump Episode 595: Joe DeSena Mind Pump Episode 917: Joe DeSena The Dawn Wall | Netflix The I SURVIVED Series | Lauren Tarshis Mind Pump Episode 827: Bishop Barron - Using YouTube & Social Media to Demystify Christianity & God

03.21.2019

991: How to Bring Up Your Weaker Side, the Diet & Training Differences Between Men & Women, Muscle Preservation Tactics & MORE

In this episode of Quah, sponsored by Organifi (organifi.com/mindpump, code "mindpump" for 20% off), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about the misconceptions some people have about the difference between men’s and women’s training and nutrition, training your weaker side, how to maintain fitness without gaining more size and the most important things to keep in mind as an online trainer. The many benefits and durability of Felix Gray glasses. (4:38) That one time Sal got laser eye surgery. (8:00) The people of Ned doing things the RIGHT way + why quality matters. (10:58) Update on the Noxzema girl: Rebecca Gayheart in a threesome sex tape. (18:44) Why Adam is convinced Billions is the best show on TV. (20:58) The Wire: shows that changed the landscape of television. (24:05) Mind Pump recommends Waco - The Rules of Engagement on Prime Video. (25:48) Harvard University uncovers DNA switch that controls genes for whole-body regeneration. Would you want to be immortal? (29:18) Mind Pump ‘St. Patty’s Day’ Weekend Recap. (37:06) Live call in with Max Lugavere! His take on the recent egg study and how this is the classic case of why correlation does not equal causation. (45:50) #Quah question #1 – Can you guys talk about the misconceptions some people have about the difference between men’s and women’s training and nutrition? (53:02) #Quah question #2 – What do you recommend when training your weaker side? (1:05:57) #Quah question #3 – Once you met your muscle building goals, what should we do to maintain fitness without gaining more size? (1:12:20) #Quah question #4 – What are the most important things to keep in mind as an online trainer? (1:20:04) People Mentioned: Enzo Coglitore (@enzocog)  Instagram Max Lugavere (@maxlugavere)  Instagram Products Mentioned: March Promotion: MAPS Aesthetic is ½ off!! **Code “BLACK50” at checkout** Felix Gray **FREE Shipping & FREE Returns** NED **15% off first purchase** Eric Dane/Rebecca Gayheart Threesome Sex Tape Surfaces | HuffPost Billions: Official Series Site | Showtime Amazon.com: Watch Waco: The Rules of Engagement | Prime Video Harvard University uncovers DNA switch that controls genes for whole-body regeneration Can Retirement Be a Depression Risk? | Patient Advice | US News Eggs: Three or more a week increase your risk of heart disease and early death, study says - CNN Prime Pro Bundle | MAPS Fitness Products - Mind Pump Mind Pump Free Resources

03.20.2019

990: Max Lugavere on the Dangers of Plastics, Building a Social Media Page, Coping with Loss & MORE

In this episode, Sal, Adam and Justin catch up with good friend Max Lugavere where they discuss social media strategy, the dangers of plastics, Max's mother who recently passed and a lot more. What has he learned to ‘hack the algorithm’ when it comes to social media? (3:24) Why he wants people to cultivate their own internal compass when it comes to the foods they eat. (7:18) What is his take on ‘there is no bad food’ movement? (12:30) His recent obsession with the endocrine system and what disrupts it. (15:14) The benefits of the ‘guilty till proven innocent’ model when it comes to testing the chemicals in our food. (26:10) Does he have a hierarchy that he lives by or advises to people? (33:37) Why he reaches for HIGH quality foods on a daily basis. (36:40) Is there a correlation between poor brain health and obesity? (42:15) Max opens up about his mom’s passing, his researching process and why there is no such thing as a one size fits all diet. (46:37) Has he done any reading/research with autism and vaccines? (58:55) What are the worst offenders of food? (1:01:30) The feedback from his book and what makes it so unique. (1:02:54) What medium has he seen the biggest boost in sales for his book? (1:04:50) Why you must separate the man from the product. His relationship with Dr. Oz and take on the information he provides to the masses. (1:06:55) Why he is NOT driven by money, his perception of success and how he vets his sponsorships. (1:11:08) Has he done any research on the perception of sweetness and changes in the body? (1:17:50) What practices has he implemented to help himself cope with the loss of his mom? (1:20:46) His relationship with his brothers and has this brought them closer together? (1:25:30) Featured Guest/People Mentioned: Max Lugavere (@maxlugavere)  Instagram Website Podcast Genius Foods: Become Smarter, Happier, and More Productive While Protecting Your Brain for Life - Book by Max Lugavere and Paul Grewal Alan Aragon (@thealanaragon)  Instagram Dominic D'Agostino (@DominicDAgosti2)  Twitter Kevin Hall (@KevinH_PhD)  Twitter Dr. Mary Newport Products Mentioned: March Promotion: MAPS Aesthetic is ½ off!! **Code “BLACK50” at checkout** Endocrine System: Facts, Functions and Diseases - Live Science Home — The Endocrine Disruption Exchange The Bleeding Edge | Netflix Official Site Insulin Resistance May Lead to Faster Cognitive Decline THESE ELECTRIC SHOCK CHOPSTICKS CAN MAKE FOOD TASTIER WITHOUT THE HEALTH RISKS, SCIENTISTS SAY On Death and Dying : What the Dying Have to Teach Doctors, Nurses, Clergy and Their Own Families - Book by Elisabeth Kübler-Ross

03.18.2019

989: Pros & Cons of Training for Muscle vs Strength, How to Bulk without Guilt, Avoiding Reverse Dieting Pitfalls & MORE

In this episode of Quah, sponsored by Organifi (organifi.com/mindpump, code "mindpump" for 20% off), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about training for strength vs. hypertrophy and the benefits and drawbacks of each, preventing low back pain while playing sports, overcoming a negative body image while bulking and the biggest pitfalls of a reverse diet and how to best avoid them. The many different, yet beneficial uses of Joovv light therapy. (4:05) Two companies, including Blackstone Labs, charged in an illegal dietary supplements scheme. Why a few bad seeds ruin it for everyone. (13:20) China promises to throw steroid users in prison in 2019. (18:38) Adam’s first take on the hot trending YouTube channel, Brute Strength. (27:40) How macadamia nut milk is the tits, especially combined with Organifi gold juice. (31:28) Mind Pump’s take on “Operation Varsity Blues” scandal. (32:20) Three or more eggs a week increase your risk of heart disease and early death, study says. (36:54) #Quah question #1 – Can you review training for strength vs. hypertrophy and the benefits and drawbacks of each? (40:39) #Quah question #2 – Why do I suffer from low back pain while playing sports like basketball or football? What are some things I can do to prevent it? #Quah question #3 – Do you have any advice on how to overcome a negative body image while bulking? (1:01:42) #Quah question #4 – What are the biggest pitfalls of a reverse diet and how can you best avoid them? (1:06:14) People Mentioned: Mike Matthews (@muscleforlifefitness)  Instagram Max Lugavere (@maxlugavere)  Instagram Ben Greenfield (@bengreenfieldfitness)  Instagram Craig Capurso (@craigcapurso)  Instagram Dave Asprey (@dave.asprey)  Instagram Robert Oberst (@robertoberst)  Instagram Dr. Ben Pollack (@phdeadlift)  Instagram Products Mentioned: March Promotion: MAPS Aesthetic is ½ off!! **Code “BLACK50” at checkout** Joovv **MAPS Prime w/purchase of $500 or more and free shipping** How Red Light Therapy Can Help You Recover Faster and Train Harder New Zealand study – Red light therapy dementia   United States News: Six Individuals and Two Companies Charged in Illegal Dietary Supplements Scheme China Promises to Throw Steroid Users in Prison in 2019 - Roidvisor - Your reliable guide in Steroids Brute Strength - YouTube Organifi   **Code “mindpump” at checkout for 20% off** Operation Varsity Blues: Who is involved Eggs: Three or more a week increase your risk of heart disease and early death, study says - CNN Hip Flexor Deactivators- Do these first to maximize your Ab development Shrink Your Waist with Stomach Vacuums | MIND PUMP How to do a PROPER Plank Mind Pump TV - YouTube Fix Your Back Pain - Mind Pump Mind Pump Episode 987: The Ketogenic Diet is Making You Fat Mind Pump Free Resources

03.16.2019

988: Building More Muscle with Isometric Exercises, Perfecting Your Fitness with Turkish Get Ups, Learning from Failure & MORE

In this episode of Quah, sponsored by MAPS Fitness Products (www.mapsfitnessproducts.com), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about Turkish Get Ups, the benefits of doing isometric exercises, social isolation and its impact on health and the failures that taught them the greatest lessons in life. Mind Pump’s favorite commercials of the 90s. (3:40) What 90s fashion trend do the guy's hope doesn’t come back? (6:21) Where did the kids of the 80s/90s learn how to dance? (9:30) Mind Pump recommends Waco: The Rules of Engagement on Prime Video. (11:13) How fueling your body with proper nutrition (i.e. Smoothie Box) after a workout can aid in the recovery process. (12:33) New product alert! New ‘mint’ flavored Skinny Dipped almonds. (16:43) Updates on Justin’s Little League T-ball team, not playing favorites, teaching the fundamentals & MORE. (18:40) The U.S. grounds the Boeing 737 Max aircraft — what that means for air travelers. (27:30) Virtue signaling at its finest…NYC public schools adopting ‘Meatless Monday’ lunch policy. (30:53) More action needed to stop seafood fraud in the United States. (32:09) #Quah question #1 – What are your thoughts on ‘Turkish Get Ups’? (35:01) #Quah question #2 – What are the benefits of doing isometric exercises, such as the ones in MAPS Performance? (47:32) #Quah question #3 – Do you feel social isolation is a growing health concern? (56:21) #Quah question #4 – Which one of your failures have taught you the greatest lessons in life? (1:05:47) People Mentioned: Ben Greenfield (@bengreenfieldfitness)  Instagram Dr. Jordan Shallow D.C (@the_muscle_doc) Instagram Dr. Justin Brink (@premiere_spine_sport)  Instagram Taylor (@tayvalenz)  Instagram Paul J. Fabritz (@pjfperformance)  Instagram Products Mentioned: March Promotion: MAPS Aesthetic is ½ off!! **Code “BLACK50” at checkout** Smoothie Box **Get $20 OFF your first 3 boxes** Skinny Dipped Almonds **Code “mindpump” for 20% off** Mind Pump Episode 985: Mark Mastrov- Fitness Industry Empire Builder, NBA Owner & Original Mind Pump Mentor Amazon.com: Watch Waco: The Rules of Engagement | Prime Video The U.S. grounds the Boeing 737 Max aircraft — what that means for air travelers De Blasio Signs Off On NYC Public Schools Adopting ‘Meatless Monday’ Lunch Policy Casting a Wider Net: More Action Needed to Stop Seafood Fraud in the United States | Oceana USA Mob Rules: What the Mafia Can Teach the Legitimate Businessman - Book by Louis Ferrante Instagram post from PJF Performance on ‘Isometrics for Explosiveness’ Mind Pump Free Resources

03.15.2019

987: The Ketogenic Diet is Making You Fat

Now that the ketogenic diet has gone mainstream, an entire industry of supplements, processed foods and gurus has sprung up around it. It has even made sardines popular again! But is the keto diet the best diet for you or are there pitfalls you need to watch out for? In this episode, Sal, Adam and Justin discuss the keto diet, their experience with it, why it may not be for everyone and why it may, in fact, be making a lot of people fat. What is Mind Pump’s “go-to” work out music? (2:08) Why do we crave sweets when we’re stressed? Study. (11:47) Why is Keto making everyone fat?! The backlash of the 2018 fad diet of the year. (14:40) Why the Keto diet is one of the oldest in existence. (16:48)  The reasons the Keto diet became so popular and why it is NOT for everyone. (26:54) Why the Ketogenic diet is making you FAT + the science of the ‘binge effect’. (36:20) Why context and awareness trump everything. (46:50) People Mentioned: Enzo Coglitore (@enzocog)  Instagram Dominic D'Agostino (@DominicDAgosti2)  Twitter Dr. Joseph Mercola (@drmercola)  Instagram Zach Bitter (@zachbitter)  Instagram Products Mentioned: March Promotion: MAPS Aesthetic is ½ off!! **Code “BLACK50” at checkout** Mind Pump Episode 912: How to Change Your Mental State with Music with CEO of Brain.fm, Daniel Clark Hitmakers: The Science of Popularity in an Age of Distraction - Book by Derek Thompson Why Do We Crave Sweets When We're Stressed? - Scientific American News: ONR-Supported Research Fights Oxygen Toxicity in Navy Divers Fat for Fuel: A Revolutionary Diet to Combat Cancer, Boost Brain Power, and Increase Your Energy - Book by Joseph Mercola Mind Pump Episode 482: Robb Wolf Mind Pump 367: Zach Bitter- Ketogenic 100 Mile Record Holder Fasting Mimicking Diet | ProLon FMD Mind Pump Free Resources

03.14.2019

986: How to Overcome Food Obsessions, the Dangers of Chronic Undereating, Keys to Becoming Successful & MORE

In this episode of Quah, sponsored by Organifi (organifi.com/mindpump, code "mindpump" for 20% off), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about escaping the “living for the weekend” mindset when it comes to food, how to get clients to eat more when they severely undereat, how to define and achieve success and the times they have failed clients. What is the ‘Halo Effect’ and how does it pertain to celebrities? (5:18) Health IQ by state: How someone’s knowledge about fitness and health can correlate to their health literacy. (12:27) Justin’s upcoming ‘jet fighter’ experience + when was his last physical?! (16:15) That one time Sal had a bad prostate exam + will Adam finally get that coffee enema if he loses the contest to Ben Greenfield? (18:20) Updates on Adam’s swimming protocol: What currently has him excited + has he seen any detriments to his weightlifting? (20:40) Why Justin is trying to be more ‘powerful’ when it comes to his training. (24:40) Why Sal is going ‘keto’ again. (28:07) The benefits of chaga and its immune modulating effects. (30:37) In other news: Jewish diamond tycoon dies in penis enlargement operation. (33:39) The woman and homeless man plead guilty in $400000 GoFundMe scam. Why these scammers are affecting people with real issues. (35:35) When will wars be autonomous? US Army assures public that robot tank system adheres to AI murder policy. (39:10) Sal’s daughter signs up for her first 5K. (41:52) #Quah question #1 – How to do I escape the “living for the weekend” mindset when it comes to food? How can I find more balance? (44:32) #Quah question #2 – How can I explain to clients that they will have better progress if they eat more? (55:24) #Quah question #3 – What do you consider or define successful? (1:04:24) #Quah question #4 – Have you ever felt like you failed your client as a personal trainer? (1:12:47) People Mentioned: Ben Greenfield (@bengreenfieldfitness)  Instagram Layne Norton, PhD (@biolayne)  Instagram Products Mentioned: March Promotion: MAPS Aesthetic is ½ off!! **Code “BLACK50” at checkout** Health IQ  **Free Quote** Four Sigmatic **Code “mindpump” for 15% off** Leaving Neverland | Documentaries | HBO - HBO.com Jewish diamond tycoon dies in penis enlargement operation Woman and Homeless Man Plead Guilty in $400000 GoFundMe Scam U.S. Army Assures Public That Robot Tank System Adheres to AI Murder Policy The Complete Contest Prep Guide | Biolayne The Dawn Wall | Netflix Mind Pump Free Resources

03.13.2019

985: Mark Mastrov- Fitness Industry Empire Builder, NBA Owner & Original Mind Pump Mentor

Mark Mastrov is back in the Mind Pump Media studios to speak with Sal, Adam and Justin about his large scale projects in fitness, the NBA and Esports and the business philosophy that has led to his massive success. The fallout and response from their first podcast. (4:18) Does he think there will be a time when 24 Hour Fitness reaches back out to him to collaborate again? (6:02) What is the biggest challenge for running a big box gym today vs. 20 years ago? (7:09) Does he believe part of the formula for retaining members is by getting them into a nutrition program within the first 30 days? (9:42) Is a lot of the growth coming from ‘boutique’ gyms? (11:22) Why the key to the game is the referral network. (13:15) What is it that the gyms with the most usage do differently than others? (14:54) How big of a role do the sales or training staff play in terms of the success of the gym? (18:45) What makes him stay away from buying up Orangetheory’s or a region/area? (20:50) Where does he see the most exciting growth right now? (22:34) What does he think about the rise and decline of the US market for CrossFit? (25:12) What is the US doing wrong when it comes to being healthy? (26:42) His take on the rise of Esports and playing into the lack of activity. (29:50) What is his stake in the Esports market? How does he monetize it? Make a profit as an owner? (32:15) His take on ‘court vision’ and fans getting the in-game experience from the comfort of their own home. (36:04) What does it take to give him a business ‘boner’ today? (39:40) What percentages of memberships are being sold online now vs. in person? (43:15) His take on new media vs. old media marketing. (44:30) Does he see any current trends with gym equipment? (46:29) The controversy over a viral ‘alien’ billboard that said “when they come they will eat the fat ones first.” (47:57) What are some of the most successful campaigns that he has run? (51:06) Is there anybody in the fitness/gym industry that he just loved to just fuck with? (55:33) Are there any other CEO’s that impress him by the way they operate? (59:11) What does he think of one stop shop models, like Amazon, that can translate into the fitness industry? (1:04:19) What parallels does he see in building an NBA team vs. a gym one? (1:06:19) How does he focus his energy and mind space? (1:10:17) What does he attribute is leadership skills to? (1:13:56) What were some of his biggest turning points in terms of misses? (1:16:36) Does he have certain guys he calls when he has a problem? (1:18:32) Are there any investment opportunities that have been presented to him that he had a fear of missing out of? (1:20:52) Does he have a ‘checklist in life’ of how much he can support a business opportunity? (1:23:15) People Mentioned: Jason Khalipa (@jasonkhalipa)  Instagram Andy Miller (@amiller)  Twitter Alex Rodriguez (@arod)  Instagram Jennifer Lopez (@jlo)  Instagram Products Mentioned: March Promotion: MAPS Aesthetic is ½ off!! **Code “BLACK50” at checkout** Mind Pump Episode 842: The Steve Jobs of Fitness- Mark Mastrov Fitplan: Best Fitness Workout and Personal Trainer App 49ers Fit F45 Training: Life Changing Gym & Functional Team Training Mind Pump Episode 887: The Fastest Growing Sport in the World with NRG Esport Co-Founder Andy Miller Life expectancy in North America in 2018 | Statistic The Overwatch League NBA 2K League Future of sports viewing? Steve Ballmer and L.A. Clippers debut new augmented reality NBA experience Persons of heft protest health club's ad - SFGate Life Time Healthy Way of Life | Join Life Time LA Fitness | Exercise Your Options ® | Gyms and Health Clubs

03.11.2019

984: The Impact of Sprint Intervals on Strength Gains, the Greatest Health Threat, When to Sleep vs Working Out & MORE

In this episode of Quah, sponsored by Organifi (organifi.com/mindpump, code "mindpump" for 20% off), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about the impact of sprint intervals on leg strength gains, the importance of sleep and exercise and when to choose one over the other, the greater threat to health, inactivity vs bad food habits and how to keep clients accountable. Why remakes of most movies suck. (3:42) The Mind Pump Cook-off featuring Butcher Box. The benefits of planning and structure when it comes to your diet. (9:41) How Adam’s mobility journey has finally become fun. (11:55) Mind Pump recommends ‘Transformer’ from Prime Video. (15:58) The value extreme personalities provide to society. (21:57) Brands vs. Retailers: Who comes out on top and does this threaten innovation? (26:14) Why trainers are Mind Pumps’ people. (41:08) Incredible Instagram statistics you NEED to know. (42:00) #Quah question #1 – Do sprint intervals increase the strength gains of your legs or are they just more cardio and HIIT? (45:11) #Quah question #2 – If I have to short myself on sleep to do a workout in the morning, would you go with sleep or do the workout? (52:46) #Quah question #3 – What is the bigger culprit for bad health these days, the infamous desk job or bad food habits? (59:20) #Quah question #4 – As a trainer, how do I keep clients accountable to the simple tasks that I ask them to do? (1:07:53) People Mentioned: Mark Bell (@marksmellybell) Instagram Mike Salemi (@mike.salemi)  Instagram Elijah Helfman (@elijahhelfman)  Instagram Mike Matthews (@muscleforlifefitness)  Instagram Andy Galpin (@drandygalpin)  Instagram Products Mentioned: March Promotion: MAPS Aesthetic is ½ off!! **Code “BLACK50” at checkout** Butcher Box **FREE Bacon, 2 Ribeye’s, $10 off + Free Shipping on Your First Order!** Mind Pump Episode 982: Improving Digital Wellness with Tommy Sobel Amazon.com: Watch Transformer | Prime Video Kroc Talks: From Matt to Janae Marie - Guest: Janae Kroczaleski | PowerCast #107 | SuperTraining.TV The Four: The Hidden DNA of Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google - Book by Scott Galloway Warren Buffett on what he plans to do with his Kraft Heinz shares and 3G capital Legion Supplement at Amazon® | Shop Nutrition & Fitness‎ 47 Incredible Instagram Statistics you Need to Know | Brandwatch YouTube, Twitch, Twitter, & Instagram Statistics - SocialBlade.com Mind Pump Episode 610: Dr. Andy Galpin Thrive Market **Free 1 month membership, 25% off first order + free shipping on orders of $49 or more** Mind Pump Free Resources

03.09.2019

983: P.volve Review, the Dangers of Foam Rolling, Low Carb Bulking Pros & Cons & MORE

In this episode of Quah, sponsored by MAPS Fitness Products (www.mapsfitnessproducts.com), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about the pros and cons of low carb bulking, the new T-Nation article on foam rolling, the P.volve trend and diets based off of DNA tests.  How the guys have been obsessed with muscle since they were kids. (3:52) Age of the autosexual: the people sexually attracted to themselves. (9:45) Mind Pump recommends Dawn Wall on Prime Video. The exciting factors of human psychology. (14:12) How Vuori is crushing the ‘athleisure’ market + the risk you take attaching yourself to brands you don’t know a whole lot about. (19:51) Must listen: Alex Jones on the Joe Rogan Experience podcast. Mind Pump goes down the third rail on conspiracy theories. (30:36) Giants CEO Larry Baer takes leave of absence in light of taped scuffle with his wife. (37:05) Pre-sale alert! Organifi ‘immunity’. (42:01) Update on Adam’s swimming protocol + Catrina’s training while being pregnant. (44:37) #Quah question #1 – What are the pros and cons of low carb bulking? (53:38) #Quah question #2 – Did you guys see the new T-Nation article on how foam rolling destroys cells in the body? (1:04:30) #Quah question #3 – Can you talk about this P.volve trend? (1:15:58) #Quah question #4 – What do you think of diets based off of DNA tests? (1:22:43) People Mentioned: Coach Danny Matranga | CSCS (@danny.matranga)  Instagram Steve Cook (@stevecook)  Instagram Paige Hathaway (@paigehathaway)  Instagram Taylor (@tayvalenz)  Instagram Joe Rogan (@joerogan)  Instagram Products Mentioned: March Promotion: MAPS Aesthetic is ½ off!! **Code “BLACK50” at checkout** Vuori Clothing **25% off** Organifi **Code “mindpump” for 20% off** Age of the autosexual: the people sexually attracted to themselves Amazon.com: Watch The Dawn Wall | Prime Video Free Solo on iTunes Vuori CEO Is Betting That Athleisure Is Here to Stay on Cheddar Gymshark | Official Store Joe Rogan Experience #1255 - Alex Jones Returns! Operation Northwoods - Wikipedia Giants CEO Larry Baer takes leave of absence in light of taped scuffle with wife What's the Best Diet for BULKING? - Mind Pump Mind Pump Episode 721: The Best Way to Bulk, Contaminated Protein Powders, Incorporating Big Lift Variations into Your Routine & MORE Foam Rolling Gone Wrong – T-Nation Mind Pump Free Resources

03.08.2019

982: Improving Digital Wellness with Tommy Sobel

In this episode, Sal, Adam & Justin talk with Tommy Sobel of Brick (www.gobricknow) about developing a more healthy relationship with tech. How he aimed to make science cool again. His background and humble beginnings. (4:02) Is Hollywood freaking out over these YouTube stars and are movie theaters a thing of the past? (10:12) What has he seen since leaving the studio industry? (12:25) What brought him to what he is doing now? (15:21) Will technology become an all or nothing thing? (17:52) What does he potentially see from kids using tech at early ages? (21:51) The movement and mission behind Brick. (23:37) Why you must structure your life to create a world of ‘Digital Wellness’. (30:32) Why most people feel they do not have a problem. (34:30) Does he feel depressed people are more likely to use their phone or is his finding that screen time usage is actually contributing to the issue of depression or anxiety? (38:50) How will he breakthrough with the current generation of kids today who are born into tech? (43:11) What are some of the practices Brick teaches at their events? His 5 step process. (48:11) Are there any parameters to where you can track your ‘Brick’ time? (1:04:50) What are the steps someone can do to get involved? (1:07:45) The NEED to find balance/structure in our lives. (1:10:19) What feedback has he gotten from people that have attended his events? (1:18:35) Why the underestimated mind is the most creative one. (1:19:30) What is in the pipeline for Brick? (1:24:15) How does he support himself financially? (1:24:56) Does he see expansion for the future of the company? (1:27:55) Featured Guest/People Mentioned: Website Brick: The Phone-Free Movement (@gobricknow)  Instagram Tristan Harris (@tristanharris)  Twitter Joe De Sena (@realJoeDeSena)  Twitter Products Mentioned: March Promotion: MAPS Aesthetic is ½ off!! **Code “BLACK50” at checkout** Mind Pump Episode 957: Fyre Festival- The Story Netflix did Not Tell with Marc Weinstein Irresistible: The Rise of Addictive Technology and the Business of Keeping Us Hooked - Book by Adam Alter Amazon.com: Watch Surrogates | Prime Video Shoe Dog: A Memoir by the Creator of Nike - Book by Phil Knight Chinese city designates lanes for walking while texting - CNBC.com iGen: Why Today's Super-Connected Kids Are Growing Up Less Rebellious, More Tolerant, Less Happy--and Completely Unprepared for Adulthood--and What That Means for the Rest of Us – Book by Jean M. Twenge PhD Elon Musk launches Neuralink, a venture to merge the human brain with AI Digital Wellness Collective Wisdom 2.0 Conference - Living with awareness, wisdom, and compassion

03.07.2019

981: How to Break Through Training Plateaus, Fixing Skin Issues, the Truth About Energy Drinks & MORE

In this episode of Quah, sponsored by Organifi (organifi.com/mindpump, code "mindpump" for 20% off), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about the best way to break through a training plateau, the effects of daily consumption of energy drinks, the best way to approach nutrition with a family member who had a serious health scare and if skin issues like acne automatically indicate food sensitivities. Coffee + NED = Perfect combination. Why being hyper wired is NOT always good for performance. (5:00) Does cannabis help cure cancer? How at the end of the day antidote is not evidence. (8:07) Mind Pump Recommends Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse and Green Book, now streaming. (15:15) Why Sal couldn’t sleep two days after watching Free Solo. The guys breakdown the types of people that do these kinds of feats. (17:45) The benefits of being able to test yourself at home, using tests from Everly Well. (27:38) Why individualization is the future (i.e. the A.I. Diet). (35:25) #Quah question #1 – What is the best way to break through a training plateau? (48:21) #Quah question #2 – What is your opinion on frequent daily consumption of energy drinks for people that are into training? Especially the zero calorie ones with taurine? (59:10) #Quah question #3 – What is the best way to approach nutrition with a family member who had a serious health scare which was likely caused by years of poor awareness and food choices? (1:12:24) #Quah question #4 – Do skin issues, like acne, automatically indicate food sensitivities or do caffeine, stress and lack of sleep all contribute as well? (1:19:15) People Mentioned: Mike Matthews (@muscleforlifefitness)  Instagram Ben Greenfield (@bengreenfieldfitness)  Instagram Dr. Michael Ruscio (@drruscio)  Instagram Products Mentioned: March Promotion: MAPS Aesthetic is ½ off!! **Code “BLACK50” at checkout** NED   **15% off first purchase** Everly Well   **Code “mindpump” for 15% off any test** WHO | Cannabis - World Health Organization Why CBD Oil Is Basically a Scam - Muscle For Life Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018) Green Book (2018) Free Solo on iTunes The Dawn Wall The Rise of Superman: Decoding the Science of Ultimate Human Performance - Book by Steven Kotler Joovv  **MAPS Prime w/purchase of $500 or more and free shipping** The A.I. Diet Healthy Gut, Healthy You – Book by Dr. Michael Ruscio Mind Pump Free Resources

03.06.2019
03.04.2019

979: When to Cut Back on Training, How to Become a Better Runner, Ways to Spot a Fake Influencer & MORE

In this episode of Quah, sponsored by Organifi (organifi.com/mindpump, code "mindpump" for 20% off), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about whether it pays to deload the entire body if only certain muscles feel overtrained, the frequency at which correctional/repatterning movements should be performed, how to practice the skill of running and tips on being an authentic influencer and how to spot the fake ones. PRx Performance has a brand new ‘finish’ to their squat racks. Find out why Justin is angry about it. (3:55) What are Mind Pump’s favorite machines? Plus, what is their ‘dream’ gym set-up? (7:54) The worst offenders in the steam room. (15:00) The importance of relationship building, why everything is not meant to be faster and cheaper & why personal trainers are the evangelists against the battle to beat obesity. (17:04) Sal’s daughter tries the Organifi green juice for the first time. (33:50) #Quah question #1 – When doing full body splits and feeling over trained on a certain muscle group (yet getting stronger on other body parts), should you deload the whole body or only the body parts that feel over trained? (35:46) #Quah question #2 – How frequently should you work on correctional/repatterning movements (like in MAPS Prime Pro)? Once a day, twice or for time? (42:05) #Quah question #3 - How without over training would you go about practicing the skill of running? (50:54) #Quah question #4 - Tips on being an authentic influencer and how to spot the fake ones? (57:05) People Mentioned: Dave Asprey (@dave.asprey)  Instagram Ben Greenfield (@bengreenfieldfitness)  Instagram Coach Danny Matranga | CSCS (@danny.matranga)  Instagram Taylor (@tayvalenz) Instagram Ben Pakulski ® | Official (@bpakfitness)  Instagram Red Dot Fitness (@red_dot_fitness)  Instagram Dr. Justin Brink (@premiere_spine_sport)  Instagram Products Mentioned: March Promotion: MAPS Aesthetic is ½ off!! **Code “BLACK50” at checkout** PRx Performance  **Code “MINDPUMP” 5% Off + free MAPS Prime on orders of $500 or more** Organifi  **Code “mindpump” for 20% off** Big Tex Gym: Train Like You Mean It Adam’s IG post on ‘Relationship Building’ Red Dot Fitness Muscular Adaptation Programming System | MAPS Prime Pro Program Mind Pump Free Resources

03.02.2019

978: How to Prevent & Fix Lower Back Pain From Deadlifting, Getting More Out of Less at the Gym, the Downside of Self Awareness & MORE

In this episode of Quah, sponsored by MAPS Fitness Products (www.mapsfitnessproducts.com), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about fixing persistent lower back pain that comes from deadlifting, dealing with awkwardness during rest times when training quiet clients, the value of working out for only 30 to 40 minutes and dealing with the “negative” effects of increased self awareness. Giving Doug the props he deserves. Macadamia nut milk + Smoothie Box = Money! (3:49) Coach Sal gives Adam some tips to improve his stamina in the pool using cordyceps. (11:55) Adam shares the newest technique he has implemented into his swimming protocol. (13:49) The Age of Tech: Samsung’s newest “fold phone”+ will Apple be able to compete with the innovation? (17:40) Honolulu passes a law that makes texting while crossing the street illegal. (24:42) How we are entering the ‘Age of Abstinence’. (25:50) Your strength is a great indicator of not having a life threating event. The rise of push-ups: study. (28:30) Lowering our standards, so we look better. NC bill proposes changing the school performance grading scale. (33:00) Mind Pump predicting trends before they hit the mainstream media… Intuitive Eating: The Diet That Tells You to Quit Dieting. (35:45) #Quah question #1 – How do I fix persistent lower back pain that comes from deadlifting? (41:56) #Quah question #2 - What about time limits in the gym? I keep hearing less is more so should you only work out for 30 to 40 minutes? (49:55) #Quah question #3 – How do you pass the awkwardness during rest times when training quiet clients? (57:32) #Quah question #4 – How do you deal with the “negative” effects of increased self-awareness? Any tips to deal with stress and anxiety that comes with increased awareness of your body? (1:06:15) People Mentioned: Dr. Justin Brink (@premiere_spine_sport)  Instagram Dr. Jordan Shallow D.C (@the_muscle_doc) Instagram Dr. Michael Ruscio (@drruscio)  Instagram Dr. Ben Pollack (@phdeadlift) Instagram Products Mentioned: February Promotion: MAPS Performance is ½ off!! **Code “GREEN50” at checkout** Smoothie Box   ** Get $20 OFF your first 3 boxes!** Four Sigmatic   **Code “mindpump” for 15% off** Samsung offers a closer look at its foldable phone in a 4-minute video APPLE MAKES A BOKEH COMMERCIAL, USES “BOKEH” AS A VERB AND PRONOUNCES IT WRONG The Four: The Hidden DNA of Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google - Book by Scott Galloway Honolulu passes law that makes texting while crossing the street illegal For Chinese Pedestrians Glued to Their Phones, a Middle Path Emerges The rise of push-ups: A classic exercise that can help you get stronger Some lawmakers push to change grading scale in North Carolina schools Politicians in Oregon and California Want To Give 16- and 17-Year-Olds the Right To Vote Intuitive Eating: The Diet That Tells You to Quit Dieting - The Atlantic Intuitive Nutrition Guide | Mind Pump Media Mind Pump TV - YouTube Mind Pump Free Resources

03.01.2019
02.28.2019

976: The Truth About CBD, Bro Science that Works, Sweet Sweat Exposed & MORE

In this episode of Quah, sponsored by Organifi (organifi.com/mindpump, code "mindpump" for 20% off), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about training chest with upper cross syndrome, favorite bro science, Sweet Sweat and other thermogenic creams and the Mind Pump Hunger Games. Do you remember your dreams when you wake up? The guys share ‘awkward’ dreams they have experienced. (6:10) What is the weirdest place you have got an erection? (11:35) Sal’s ‘vacuum sealer’ purchase + food prep + Butcher Box = Winning combination for your time and freezer space. (13:11) Sal expresses his excitement about visiting Yellowstone this summer. (17:55) How CBD is today’s probiotic. A Mind Pump rant. (20:14) Justin shares an update on his Little League team, issues with communication between the other coaches, healthy snacks after the games & MORE. (29:30) Mind Pump gets people laid. (33:02) How you do anything is how you do everything. Adam is taking this swimming thing very seriously. (36:14) The Rikki Lake of Fitness. Layne Norton’s ‘Worst Celebrity Offenders of Science: Fitness Edition’. (38:26) Mind Pump Weekend Update. (43:35) #Quah question #1 – Should I train chest with upper cross syndrome? (46:17) #Quah question #2 – What is your favorite piece of bro science? (54:30) #Quah question #3 – What do you guys think of Sweet Sweat or any other type of thermogenic cream? (1:10:10) #Quah question #4 – You guys are in a Hunger Games type of scenario. What are your strengths and weakness? Most importantly, who wins?  (1:16:50) People Mentioned: Jessica Rothenberg (@thetraininghour)  Instagram Layne Norton, PhD (@biolayne)  Instagram Ben Greenfield (@bengreenfieldfitness)  Instagram Kyle Kingsbury (@kingsbu)  Instagram Paul Chek (@paul.chek)  Instagram Products Mentioned: February Promotion: MAPS Performance is ½ off!! **Code “GREEN50” at checkout** Butcher Box   **2 Free Filet Mignons, Bacon + $20 Off!** NED   **15% off first purchase** Skinny Dipped Almonds   **Code “mindpump” for 20% off** Deion's Double Play - ESPN Films: 30 for 30 - ESPN.com Layne Norton post -  Top five list of the worst offenders of science: Fitness edition MAPS Fitness Prime | Muscle Adaptation Programming System Alone Full Episodes, Video & More | HISTORY Mind Pump Free Resources

02.27.2019
02.25.2019

974: How to Increase Pull Ups, Guilt-Free Dining Out, the Ideal Amount of Water to Drink & MORE

In this episode of Quah, sponsored by Organifi (organifi.com/mindpump, code "mindpump" for 20% off), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about how to fix a weak pull up, the true importance of hydration, going to restaurants and enjoying a meal even knowing the food isn’t ideal and what to do when you develop several food intolerances. Songs from the 80s, innuendos and the rise of abstinence. (4:30) Feel the burn! Bernie Sanders is running for president in 2020. (10:10) No shoes can contain Zion Williamson + the future of the NBA. (13:08) How our genes are trying to drive us towards the middle. (20:00) The ‘sneaky’, balanced flavors of Smoothie Box. (25:12) Adam’s ‘motivation’ behind his new exercise routine. (31:58) Colorado Tops $6 Billion in Overall Marijuana Sales. (46:32) Nest's hidden microphone lands Google in hot water once again + the future of advertising on new media. Why you want to listen twice as much as you talk. (47:47) #Quah question #1 - How do I fix a weak pull up? (1:00:11) #Quah question #2 – How important is hydration? (1:10:18) #Quah question #3 – How can I go to a restaurant and enjoy a meal knowing the food isn’t that ideal? (1:18:41) #Quah question #4 – Can you develop food intolerances from eating something too much? Can you develop one of not eating something enough? What should you do when you develop food intolerance's? (1:29:38) People Mentioned: Robert Oberst (@robertoberst)  Instagram Dr Gabrielle Lyon, DO (@drgabriellelyon)  Instagram Ben Greenfield (@bengreenfieldfitness)  Instagram Dr. Michael Ruscio (@drruscio)  Instagram Products Mentioned: February Promotion: MAPS Performance is ½ off!! **Code “GREEN50” at checkout** Smoothie Box Get $20 off your first 3 boxes ($60 off total) Organifi   **Code “mindpump” for 20% off** Nike's stock falls after Duke star is hurt as his sneaker comes apart Are athletes really getting faster, better, stronger? iGen: Why Today's Super-Connected Kids Are Growing Up Less Rebellious, More Tolerant, Less Happy--and Completely Unprepared for Adulthood--and What That Means for the Rest of Us – Book by Jean M. Twenge PhD Mind Pump Episode 967: Dr. Gabrielle Lyon JBL Endurance DIVE Wireless Sports Headphones with MP3 Player Colorado Tops $6 Billion in Overall Marijuana Sales | Complex Google calls Nest's hidden microphone an 'error' - CNET Evidence from Meta-Analyses of the Facial Width-to-Height Ratio as an Evolved Cue of Threat Rubberbanditz Resistance Band Set Intuitive Nutrition Guide | Mind Pump Media Mind Pump Free Resources

02.23.2019

973: Why Mind Pump Doesn't CrossFit Revisited, the Reason Powerlifters Carry More Body Fat, How to Negate the Negative Effects of Sitting & MORE

In this episode of Quah, sponsored by MAPS Fitness Products (www.mapsfitnessproducts.com), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about how much time they have spent actually doing CrossFit, the practical reason why powerlifters tend to have higher body fat, everyday things to do to minimize the negative effects of sitting and how to build confidence in yourself as a trainer besides just getting more experience. Macadamia milk is a GAME CHANGER! How you can get that and earn rewards at the same time through Thrive Market. (4:45) What’s the deal with the Jussie Smollett case? How mainstream media is crawling at anything to stay alive. (9:33) How in a State of Emergency, the President can control your phone, your TV, and even your light switches. (15:45) Mind Pump recommends Conversations with a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes + Mindhunter on Netflix. (19:45) The psychology of a serial killer, the fear of new media bringing TOO much awareness to certain causes & MORE. (26:00) Justin feeling tough and strong with his growing beard and Vuori ‘chino’ pants. (36:52) Adam’s 20 year high school reunion is coming + people’s perception of how they remember you. (40:50) #Quah question #1 - How much time have you guy’s spent actually doing CrossFit? (47:44) #Quah question #2 – Is there a practical reason why powerlifters tend to have higher body fat? (56:10) #Quah question #3 – What are some everyday things to do to minimize the negative effects of sitting? (1:07:51) #Quah question #4 - How do you build confidence in yourself as a trainer besides just getting more experience? (1:19:15) People Mentioned: Dr. Ben Pollack (@phdeadlift)  Instagram Amanda Chu (@xoamandachu)  Instagram Dr. Jordan Shallow D.C (@the_muscle_doc)  Instagram Tina Truong (@Beast_tina)  Twitter Products Mentioned: February Promotion: MAPS Performance is ½ off!! **Code “GREEN50” at checkout** Thrive Market  **Free 1 month membership, 25% off first order + free shipping on orders of $49 or more** Vuori Clothing   **25% off** Jussie Smollett is ARRESTED for filing a false police report and disorderly conduct after 'faking racist, homophobic attack then lying to the police about it' In a State of Emergency, the President Can Control Your Phone, Your TV, and Even Your Light Switches - Reason.com Amazon.com: Watch The Man In the High Castle - Season 1 | Prime Video Conversations with a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes | Netflix Official Site MINDHUNTER | Netflix Official Site Manhunt | Netflix MAPS Fitness Prime | Muscle Adaptation Programming System MAPS Fitness Prime Pro | Muscle Adaptation Programming System Mind Pump Free Resources

02.22.2019
02.21.2019

971: Why Some People Can't Grow Calves, the Pros & Cons of Staying Low Carb, How to Train the Central Nervous System & MORE

In this episode of Quah, sponsored by Organifi (organifi.com/mindpump, code "mindpump" for 20% off), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about why calves are so difficult to grow for some people, how training the CNS differs from training muscle groups, the pros & cons of adding calories via reverse dieting but staying low carb and what to do when someone claims a squat is not functional. How to determine how much life insurance is enough for your loved ones in an unexpected tragedy, the future & MORE. (5:14) Is your CBD really concentrated? The importance of vetting your sources and how the guys use it. (11:30) Sal and Adam recap their talk at Red Dot Fitness: How to build your online presence on social media through new media. (20:57) Your newest little league coach, Justin Andrews. How will he control the chaos ahead? Plus, at what age is it appropriate for parents to fight their kid’s battles. (27:40) Do single men smell and look different from partnered men? A new study says. (41:27) How Catrina now has ‘spidey’ senses being pregnant. (43:17) #Quah question #1 - Why the calves are so difficult to grow? (49:32) #Quah question #2 – How does training the CNS differ from training muscle groups? (1:02:11) #Quah question #3 – What are the pros & cons of adding calories via reverse dieting but staying low carb? (1:13:00) #Quah question #4 – How do you explain to someone that claims a squat is not functional? (1:19:44) People Mentioned: Andy Frisella (@andyfrisella)  Instagram Dr Gabrielle Lyon, DO (@drgabriellelyon)  Instagram Products Mentioned: February Promotion: MAPS Performance is ½ off!! **Code “GREEN50” at checkout** Health IQ   **Free Quote** Ned   ** Code "mindpump" at checkout for 15% off first purchase** Red Dot Fitness BRAND NEW INFLUENCER: Be a Superstar in the New Era of Social Media, with Andy Frisella - MFCEO285 The Most Influential Men and Women on Twitter 2018 Do Single Men Smell and Look Different to Partnered Men? Smoothie Box  **Get $20 OFF your first 3 boxes** Mind Pump Episode 967: Dr. Gabrielle Lyon 3 BEST Secrets - How To Get BIGGER Calves (AVOID MISTAKES!) – Mind Pump TV Human Garage Mind Pump Episode 628: The Human Garage: Tuning Up the Body with Garry Lineham Mind Pump Free Resources

02.20.2019

970: Dr. Jordan Shallow on Training, Travel & Vaccines (with Guest Ben Greenfield)

In this episode Sal, Adam, and Justin talk to Dr. Jordan Shallow about his travels and his adventures with Ben Pakulski. Mid episode the boys call Ben Greenfield to find out what he was thinking when he posted his recent Twitter post on vaccines. This opened a can of worms and led to a lively debate between Jordan and Sal. Making the compelling argument why men and women SHOULD NOT be separated in sports at a young age. (5:17) Jordan opens up about his travels across the world and in particular his adventures with Ben Pakulski. The importance of healthy debate to learn and grow, lessons learned in the process & MORE. (11:30) Why he aims to ‘teach people to teach’. (51:20) Is he diving into how the mind plays a role in how he moves? How perception is open to interpretation. (56:28) The gnarly things he witnessed involving drugs in the gyms overseas. (1:06:46) Jordan gets personal on the current situation he is going through. (1:09:33) Live call in with Ben Greenfield where the guys address, what’s the deal with that vaccine tweet? (1:22:30) The Great Debate: Should the government have the authority to inject what they deem to be good into your children? Who owns your body and mind? (1:34:25) The CRAZY travel schedule for Jordan in 2019 and his push to get Mind Pump back on the road. (1:58:30) Featured Guest/People Mentioned: Dr. Jordan Shallow D.C (@the_muscle_doc)  Instagram RX'D RADIO The Muscle Doc – Dr. Jordan Shallow DC Ben Greenfield (@bengreenfieldfitness)  Instagram John Brenkus (@johnbrenkus_)  Twitter Ben Pakulski ® | Official (@bpakfitness)  Instagram Kenny Santucci (@kennysantucci)  Instagram Jordan Peters (@trainedbyjp)  Instagram Sam Harris (@samharrisorg)  Instagram Ryan Holiday (@ryanholiday)  Instagram Paul Chek (@paul.chek)  Instagram Products Mentioned: February Promotion: MAPS Performance is ½ off!! **Code “GREEN50” at checkout** Mind Pump Episode 955: John Brenkus AAF.com: Alliance of American Football Brad Schoenfeld's 3 Evidence Based Guidelines of Hypertrophy Training Conservation of energy - Wikipedia MI40 Gym Dunning–Kruger effect - Wikipedia Dr. Jordan Shallow: Taking Ownership Of Your Healthcare And The 3 Pillars Of Evidence Based Research — Barbell Shrugged #376 The Obstacle Is the Way: The Timeless Art of Turning Trials into Triumph - Book by Ryan Holiday Ben Greenfield Tweet on Vaccines AMID MEASLES OUTBREAK, WASHINGTON STATE LEGISLATORS CONSIDER BILL TO REMOVE PERSONAL BELIEF AS REASON TO FORGO MMR VACCINE Living 4D Podcast Show Notes Episode 11 – Dr. Sherri Tenpenny Saying No to Vaccines: A Resource Guide for All Ages - Book by Sherri Tenpenny Ben’s resources on vaccines Nike's Results Put Kaepernick Gamble in Perspective

02.18.2019

969: The Brittany Dawn Fitness Scandal, How to Improve the Mind-Muscle Connection, Full Body Workouts vs. Body Part Splits & MORE

In this episode of Quah, sponsored by Organifi (organifi.com/mindpump, code "mindpump" for 20% off), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about the pros and cons of full body workout programming vs body part splits, best tips for focusing on the mind/muscle connection, lifting weights while pregnant and the Brittany Dawn fitness scam. Have the guys always been anti-establishment? (3:50) Mind Pump talks politics. Why we NEED more objective voices to stand up and how ONE person should NOT have so much power. (6:50) The drama over the ‘Scouts’. Why there is a HUGE problem with humanity. (14:45) Will Adam finally get life insurance now that he is expecting?? (19:44) Introducing the Joovv Go. (25:30) Why if we remove processed foods from our diet, our bodies can reach their more natural weight. (30:03) Mind Pump recommends Strongland on Netflix. (37:48) Are there any feats of strength that the guys have witnessed in person? (44:15) #Quah question #1 – Can you please go over the pros and cons of full body workout programming vs body part splits? (50:02) #Quah question #2 – What are your best tips for focusing on the mind/muscle connection? (1:00:33) #Quah question #3 – What are your thoughts on lifting weights while pregnant? (1:09:30) #Quah question #4 – Can you speak on the Brittany Dawn fitness scam? (1:15:52) People Mentioned: Bill Burr (@billburr)  Twitter Bishop Robert Barron (@bishopbarron)  Instagram Ben Shapiro (@officialbenshapiro)  Instagram Dr Gabrielle Lyon, DO (@drgabriellelyon)  Instagram Ben Greenfield (@bengreenfieldfitness)  Instagram Ben Pakulski ® | Official (@bpakfitness)  Instagram Grace Barga (@gracebarga)  Instagram Brittany Dawn (@brittany_dawn_fitness)  Instagram Products Mentioned: February Promotion: MAPS Performance is ½ off!! **Code “GREEN50” at checkout** Health IQ   **Free Quote** Joovv   **MAPS Prime w/purchase of $500 or more and free shipping** Senate has uncovered no direct evidence of conspiracy between Trump campaign and Russia Get Me Roger Stone | Netflix Official Site Girl Scouts sue Boy Scouts over name change - CNN - CNN.com Sunday Special Ep 31: Bishop Robert Barron Boy Scouts organization inaugurates first all-girls troops Mind Pump Episode 967: Dr. Gabrielle Lyon NutriXiv Preprints | Ultra-processed diets cause excess calorie intake and weight gain: A one-month inpatient randomized controlled trial of ad libitum food intake Strongland | Netflix Evaluation of Strength and Irradiated Movement Pattern Resulting from Trunk Motions of the Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation Amazon.com: Watch The Business of Being Born | Prime Video Instagram fitness influencer accused of scamming followers Mind Pump Free Resources

02.16.2019

968: Best Training Volume for Building & Maintaining Muscle, the Benefits of the Overhead Squat, How to Elicit Long Term Change & MORE

In this episode of Quah, sponsored by MAPS Fitness Products (www.mapsfitnessproducts.com), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about the carry-over an overhead squat has for a traditional back squat or front squat, go-to techniques to elicit long-term behavior change in clients, the training volume needed to build and keep muscle and the best way to close a potential client. The ‘unicorn pencil’ meltdown at the Di Stefano Household. (5:47) Is Sal abusing his wisdom with his family and staff? (10:15) The Four Sigmatic “Winter Sale” is running until 2/17! Time to stock up! Plus, Sal gives his supplement stack from them and the magic of mushrooms. (13:30) Adam is going to be a DAD!! (19:33) #Quah question #1 - Thoughts on the overhead squat? Do you prescribe it to your clients? Does it have carry-over for a traditional back squat or front squat? (50:21) #Quah question #2 – What are your go-to techniques to elicit long-term behavior change in clients? (1:00:17) #Quah question #3 - If you build muscle with a certain type of training volume, do you need to keep that volume of training to maintain that muscle? (1:13:54) #Quah question #4 - When meeting with a potential client, what is the best way to close them? (1:22:37) People Mentioned: Jessica Rothenberg (@thetraininghour)  Instagramero Isokauppila (@iamtero)  Instagram Josh Trent (@trent_sd)  Instagram Ben Pakulski ® | Official (@bpakfitness)  Instagram Products Mentioned: February Promotion: MAPS Performance is ½ off!! **Code “GREEN50” at checkout** Organifi   **Code “mindpump” for 20% off** Four Sigmatic   **Code “mindpump” for 15% off** Was Chinese Medicine The Secret Weapon In The Chinese Olympic Team’s Domination At The Olympics? Mind Pump Episode 777: Tero Isokauppila- The Magic of Mushrooms & the Real Story of Santa Claus LIVE At Spartan Worlds Lake Tahoe 2017 - Mind Pump - Wellness Force Amazon.com: Watch The Business of Being Born | Prime Video Heavy duty – Book by Mike Mentzer Mind Pump Free Resources

02.15.2019

967: Dr. Gabrielle Lyon

In this episode, Sal, Adam & Justin speak with Dr. Gabrielle Lyon. 967: Dr. Gabrielle Lyon What is her background in the space of health/wellness? (4:52) What got her interested in what she does now? (6:00) Her journey competing and how it impacted her health/mindset. Did she have the best approach going into it? (7:50) What happens to women’s hormones when they maintain such a low body fat percentage for so long? (12:19) What did the process look like for her while she was competing? (13:02) Why, maybe, you SHOULDN’T be fasting. (14:38) What does the post-workout window look like for men and women? (17:28) How she works with anyone ready to ‘level-up’ in their lives. (19:14) What different challenges does she face working/coaching high performers (i.e. Navy Seals, Green Berets) in comparison to the average person? The 4 characteristics of high performers. (21:44) Where does she see actual measurements that a person’s mental state is where it should be? (29:40) What happens to women’s hormones when they go through menopause? Her checklist and standard of care protocols. (32:55) Does she find that the average female under consumes protein? Does she recommend the vegan diet to a post-menopausal woman? (37:35) Why does she believe the medical community doesn’t place resistance training as a priority? (40:00) What does the process look like for women coming off birth control? (42:50) A review of Adam’s testosterone case. (46:20) Should you modify your training/nutrition based on your menstrual cycle? (50:00) What is estrogen/progesterone dominance? Symptoms? (50:43) Are there common supplements she recommends? (53:35) How common is vitamin d deficiency? (54:20) What conditions does she use functional vs. western medicine? (56:00) Does she use red light therapy? Would she prescribe it to her patients? (1:02:47) How has her pregnancy been so far? Challenges she has faced? (1:04:15) Is she looking into alternative forms of birthing? (1:12:25) What does she see when she looks at the landscape of social media and things that are perpetuated on the western medicine side vs. the functional side, what bothers her the most? (1:15:47) Featured Guest/People Mentioned: Dr. Gabrielle Lyon, DO (@drgabriellelyon)  Instagram/Twitter Website Facebook Don Layman (@donlayman)  Twitter John Brenkus (@johnbrenkus_)  Twitter Dr. Jolene Brighten (@drjolenebrighten)  Instagram Melissa Paris Products Mentioned: February Promotion: MAPS Performance is ½ off!! **Code “GREEN50” at checkout** Mind Pump Episode 955: John Brenkus A fascinating landmark study of placebo surgery for knee osteoarthritis Gabrielle’s Protocol Beyond the Pill: A 30-Day Program to Balance Your Hormones, Reclaim Your Body, and Reverse the Dangerous Side Effects of the Birth Control Pill – Book by Jolene Brighten Everly Well   **Code “mindpump” for 15% off any test** How To Use BPC-157 - Ben Greenfield Fitness Joovv   **MAPS Prime w/purchase of $500 or more and free shipping** Altered microbiome after caesarean section impacts baby's immune system ‘Bad cholesterol’ also vital for health

02.14.2019

966: Importance of 1-Rep Max, Overcoming Fitness Setbacks, Optimizing Recovery Days & MORE

In this episode of Quah, sponsored by Organifi (organifi.com/mindpump, code "mindpump" for 20% off), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about the importance of the 1 rep max for building muscle and strength, tips for optimizing recovery days, whether personal training will be covered by insurance and how overcome difficult setbacks in fitness. What are the guys doing for Valentine’s Day for their significant other? The importance of going all out or not. (5:11) The benefits of consuming liver meats and how Sal uses Butcher Box to sneak them into his kid's food. (16:41) Users beware: This crypto exchange can't repay the $190 million to customers because the CEO died with the only password. (20:32) How money is one of the greatest breakthroughs of mankind. The guys speculate on the future of the dollar. (26:25) Skinny Dipped is taking over!! (28:55) How part of being cool is blazing your own trail. Burning Man comes out against Instagram Influencers and Coachella-ification. (30:57) The exciting future of podcasting and cannabis. (35:37) #Quah question #1 – How important is knowing and improving your 1 rep max for building muscle and strength? (50:42) #Quah question #2 – Any tips for optimizing my recovery days? (59:48) #Quah question #3 – Do you ever think personal training will be covered by insurance? (1:04:13) #Quah question #4 – What was the most difficult setback in your personal fitness journey and what did you do to overcome it and bounce back? (1:11:16) People Mentioned: Amanda Bucci - BUSINESS MENTOR (@amandabucci)  Instagram Jordan Harbinger (@jordanharbinger)  Instagram Dr Gabrielle Lyon, DO (@drgabriellelyon)  Instagram Products Mentioned: February Promotion: MAPS Performance is ½ off!! **Code “GREEN50” at checkout** Butcher Box   **2 Free Filet Mignons, Bacon + $20 Off** Skinny Dipped Almonds  **Code “mindpump” for 20% off** Valentine's Day by the numbers: See how much money is spent on flowers, candy and cards This crypto exchange can't repay the $190 million to customers because the CEO died with the only password End the Fed – Book by Ron Paul Fed Up: An Insider's Take on why the Federal Reserve is Bad for America - Book by Danielle DiMartino Booth The Creature from Jekyll Island: A Second Look at the Federal Reserve - Book by G. Edward Griffin Bankruptcy of Our Nation - Book by Jerry Robinson Burning Man Comes Out Against Instagram Influencers and Coachella-ification Spotify buys Gimlet and Anchor in podcast push, earmarks $500M for more deals Sunday Strategist: Yes, Podcast Ads Are Working for MeUndies - Bloomberg The Four: The Hidden DNA of Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google - Book by Scott Galloway Mind Pump Free Resources

02.13.2019
02.11.2019

964: Improve Gains with Bottom Position Squats, Maximizing Genetic Potential, Favorite Client Success Stories & MORE

In this episode of Quah, sponsored by Organifi (organifi.com/mindpump, code "mindpump" for 20% off), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about the benefits to performing a squat from the bottom position, a person's genetic potential and limit for skill, the difference between allowing women and men to compete together but not trans women with cis women and favorite client success stories. Gym Wars: The crazy games and antics the guys used to do to get customers & MORE. (5:10) The Annual Father/Daughter dance has arrived! (12:14) What is the most fanatical event they have been to? How there is a certain amount of grace required as you get older. (17:00) The benefits of monitoring lifestyle changes with testing using companies like Everly Well. (23:05) Jeff Bezos vs. The National Enquirer: How a tabloid tale escalated and exploded. (32:24) The perfect combination: Organifi chocolate gold juice and macadamia nut milk. (47:38) A bitcoin millionaire created a haven for ‘anarcho-capitalists’ in Mexico. When one of his followers was killed, he said it was just the cost of doing business. (51:09) #Quah question #1 – Is there any benefit to performing a squat from the bottom position? (55:00) #Quah question #2 – Is there such thing as a genetic potential and limit for skill? (1:03:53) #Quah question #3 – Are you now sold on trans women competing in the women’s divisions CrossFit competitions? If so how was he able to convince you, but the representatives in the trans community were not? If not, please break down the difference in allowing men and women to compete together, but not trans women with cis women? (1:15:14) #Quah question #4 – What are your favorite client success stories? (1:23:21) People Mentioned: Joe Donnelly (@JoeDonnellyFit)  Twitter Jessica Rothenberg (@thetraininghour)  Instagram Lewis Howes (@lewishowes)  Instagram John Brenkus (@johnbrenkus_)  Twitter Products Mentioned: February Promotion: MAPS Performance is ½ off!! **Code “GREEN50” at checkout** Everly Well   **Code “mindpump” for $15 off any test** Organifi   **Code “mindpump”  for 20% off** Here’s What’s Actually Going on With Corn Syrup in Beer No thank you, Mr. Pecker – Jeff Bezos – Medium Thrive Market   ** Free 1 month membership, 25% off first order + free shipping on orders of $49 or more** John Galton Wanted Libertarian Paradise in ‘Anarchapulco.’ He Got Bullets Instead. Dinosaur Training: Lost Secrets of Strength and Development – Book by Brooks D Kubik Mind Pump Episode 955: John Brenkus Mind Pump Free Resources

02.09.2019

963: How to Pistol Squat, Protein Absorption Limits, Using TRX for Trigger Sessions & MORE

In this episode of Quah, sponsored by MAPS Fitness Products (www.mapsfitnessproducts.com), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about the best way to progress into both pistol squats and box jumps, using trigger sessions as a warm-up on a foundational workout days, using TRX for trigger sessions and the body's maximum ability to absorb protein. Adam isn’t a young whipper-snapper anymore…how no sleep=sick.  (5:42) A game changing piece of technology to wake up calmly, the sunrise alarm clock. (8:45) A beacon of piss…Adam’s new light in his toilet to assist for night time use. (12:12) Utah's 'free-range parenting' law is now officially in effect. Why it is important to let your kids do their own thing. (14:05) The history of the word ‘cellulite’. How unnatural is becoming more and more acceptable. (17:11) Give the gift of Vuori for Valentine’s Day for your loved one. (32:15) Runner kills a mountain lion with bare hands in Colorado. (34:25) Thrive Market unboxing! (38:12) #Quah question #1 – Can you explain the best way to progress into both pistol squats and box jumps? (42:04) #Quah question #2 – Can you use a trigger session workout as a warm-up on a foundational workout day? (55:07) #Quah question #3 – Thoughts on using TRX for trigger sessions on non-training days? (1:01:09) #Quah question #4 –Is there any truth to the belief that the body can only absorb up to 30 grams of protein at one time? (1:07:41) People Mentioned: NA Products Mentioned: February Promotion: MAPS Performance is ½ off!! **Code “GREEN50” at checkout** Vuori Clothing   **25% off** Thrive Market   **Free 1 month membership, 25% off first order + free shipping on orders of $49 or more** Philips Somneo Sleep and Wake-up Light Therapy Lamp, with Sunrise Alarm and Sunset Fading Night Light, White (HF3650/60) Multi-Color Motion Sensor LED Toilet Night Light - Light Detection Sensor- Cool New Fun Gadget for Him, Her, Men, Women or Birthday Kid - Funny Unique Gift Idea - Best Gag Christmas Present (16 Color) Utah's 'free-range parenting' law is now officially in effect @mindpumpsal Cellulite Post Cellulite – Book by Nicole Ronsard When a mountain lion attacked him, a Colorado runner choked it to death Mind Pump TV - YouTube Mind Pump Episode 962: Jawzrsize Inventor & CEO Brandon Harris Mind Pump Free Resources

02.08.2019

962: Jawzrsize Inventor & CEO Brandon Harris

In this episode, Sal, Adam and Justin talk with the inventor of Jawzrsize, Brandon Harris. Brandon shares his background in the fitness space and how this product came about. (8:21) How many of these has he sold? (12:38) Why he calls himself ‘the jack of all trades’. (14:10) At what point did he know he had a homerun? (14:35) Did he hit it out the park with the first product that he made? (19:05) How long did it take before it went viral? (20:38) Has he gotten any heat from people in the fitness industry? (21:36) At what point has he had to add anyone to his team? What has the scaling process looked like? (22:21) How much has he been able to reduce the cost of manufacturing? (24:50) What has been the best platform for marketing? (26:38) What is the craziest thing he has bought with his money? (30:00) Has he gotten any push back from dentists or other people that claim this might actually perpetuate TMJ or acid reflex? (31:16) Has he seen anyone in public use his product? (34:20) Has there been consistent growth every month or has he hit any peaks/valleys? (35:01) What is in store for Q1? (36:38) What has he learned transitioning from a brick and mortar space to an online business? (37:52) If he could go back in time, would he change anything? (40:11) Does he spend a lot of money on Facebook ads? (44:07) How much has his life changed? (44:33) Have there been talks to bring in any big names to promote the business? (46:24) Does he care if this product gets lumped into the other ‘Made for TV’ fitness products (i.e. Shake Weight, Thighmaster)? (47:12) Featured Guest/People Mentioned: Brandon Harris (@jawzrsize)  Twitter Jawzrsize: Fitness 4 your face (@jawzrsize)  Instagram Website Facebook Jay Silva (@jaysilvamma)  Instagram Products Mentioned: February Promotion: MAPS Performance is ½ off!! **Code “GREEN50” at checkout** The Evolution of Diet - National Geographic TMJ disorders - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic Does the Shake Weight® live up to its hype? - NCBI - NIH Mind Pump Blog - Does Jawzrsize Work?

02.07.2019

961: Tom Brady's TB12 Method Review, Pros & Cons of Exercising Fasted, Training in Person vs. Training Online & MORE

In this episode of Quah, sponsored by Organifi (organifi.com/mindpump, code "mindpump" for 20% off), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about the pros and cons to exercising in a fasted state, the good and bad of Tom Brady’s TB12 Method, the importance of training in person before training online and their passions they may want to turn into another business. Mind Pump recommends Sex Education on Netflix. (6:15) Will we see more epic series/novels go towards the streaming platforms rather than straight to film? [11:35] The guys recap Sal’s birthday weekend in Vegas, how with age you realize the network of people you WANT to be with & MORE. (12:53) The importance of having life insurance, like Health IQ, when you unexpectedly lose a loved one. (25:46) How Microsoft and Google played to America’s heartstrings with their Super Bowl commercials. Why technology is a powerful tool. (29:23) Beijing's "Anger Room" lets people smash away their stress. The significance of having an outlet to let out your negative energy. (33:30) For millennial's, cancers fueled by obesity are on the rise, study says. (37:17) Israeli scientists claim they're on the path to a cure for cancer. (40:25) #Quah question #1 – What are the pros and cons to exercising in a fasted state? (44:32) #Quah question #2 – Can you discuss Tom Brady’s TB12 Method? (53:27) #Quah question #3 - Would you recommend building clientele through one on one training or jumping straight to coaching online and selling programs? (1:05:42) #Quah question #4 - What is something each of you would be passionate enough about to start a business on if you were developing a side hustle project? (1:16:46) People Mentioned: Marc Weinstein (@warcmeinstein)  Instagram Jordan Peterson (@jordan.b.peterson)  Instagram Dominic D'Agostino (@DominicDAgosti2)  Twitter Products Mentioned: February Promotion: MAPS Performance is ½ off!! **Code “GREEN50” at checkout** NED  **15% off first purchase** Health IQ   **Free Quote** Sex Education | Netflix Official Site Bazaar Meat by José Andrés Las Vegas | Restaurants - sbe Episode 957: Fyre Festival- The Story Netflix did Not Tell with Marc Weinstein iGen: Why Today's Super-Connected Kids Are Growing Up Less Rebellious, More Tolerant, Less Happy--and Completely Unprepared for Adulthood--and What That Means for the Rest of Us – Book by Jean M. Twenge PhD Irresistible: The Rise of Addictive Technology and the Business of Keeping Us Hooked - Book by Adam Alter All The Rage: Beijing's "Anger Room" Lets People Smash Away Their Stress Comment on the APA Guidelines for the Treatment of Boys and Men For millennials, cancers fueled by obesity are on rise, study says - CNN Emerging cancer trends among young adults in the USA: analysis of a population-based cancer registry Israeli Scientists Claim They're On The Path To A Cure For Cancer TB12: Homepage The TB12 Method: How to Achieve a Lifetime of Sustained Peak Performance – Book by Tom Brady MAPS Fitness Prime | Muscle Adaptation Programming System Mind Pump Free Resources

02.06.2019

960: Mark Bell

In this episode, Sal, Adam and Justin speak with Mark Bell at his Supertraining Gym studio in Sacramento, CA. In his experience, what are the benefits that come along with age? (3:07) How different is the skill of building mass for bodybuilding than powerlifting? (10:00) What lead him to hire Hany Rambod? Did he do everything he told him to? (13:40) How was he able to run his gym while getting ready for his show? (19:43) When did he start making money? How did he figure out how to survive? (23:15) Where does survival mentally come from? (31:46) Is he more aware of the environment he is raising his own kids in? (36:43) Does he remember his first business failure? (38:05) His connection to ‘pro wrestling’ and how he met John Cena. (41:35) From what he learned from pro wrestling, has that transferred into his success in new media? (48:12) Did he battle with addiction during the ‘steroid era’? (51:17) Does he remember what is first cycle was? Was it a love affair from day 1? (55:50) Has he thought about the ‘going on gear’ conversation with his own kids? (1:00:35) What is his opinion on SARMS? (1:02:11) What made him think about getting into the podcast space? What has the journey been like for him? (1:05:42) What did he learn from his relationship with his former co-host? (1:12:43) How did his fans react with the podcast change? Was there any push back? (1:18:43) The guys reminisce over their first interview with Mark. (1:20:28) What have his kids taught him about himself? (1:24:25) Are his kid’s naturals when it comes to sports? Have any interest in competition? (1:27:40) Has his son expressed any interest in lifting weights? (1:35:00) What is something specific he has been working on HIMSELF? (1:38:09) Is social media enhancing or hurting what he is doing? (1:45:04) What is in store in the future for himself and his companies? (1:48:40) Featured Guest/People Mentioned: Mark Bell (@marksmellybell)  Instagram Website Podcast YouTube Mark Bell's Power Project - YouTube Hany Rambod (@hanyrambod)  Instagram 4x Mr. Olympia Physique Champ (@jeremy_buendia)  Instagram Chris “Boar” Bell (@bigstrongfast)  Instagram John Cena (@JohnCena)  Twitter Shelton J. Benjamin (@Sheltyb803)  Twitter Brock Lesnar (@BrockLesnar)  Twitter Stan "Rhino" Efferding (@stanefferding)  Instagram Products Mentioned: February Promotion: MAPS Performance is ½ off!! **Code “GREEN50” at checkout** 5/3/1: The Simplest and Most Effective Training System to Increase Raw Strength – Book by Jim Wendler Mark Bell's Power Project EP. 67 Live with Hany Rambod Inside Pro Wrestling (2000) [Ultimate Pro Wrestling Documentary Featuring John Cena] New J Hitman: My Real Life in the Cartoon World of Wrestling - Book by Bret Hart Mind Pump Episode 865: Stan Efferding: The World's Strongest Bodybuilder Mind Pump Episode 922: John Romano Bigger, Stronger, Faster (2008): Watch on Prime Video This Is Everything You Need to Know About SARMs - Legion Athletics Mark Bell's Power Project EP. 172 Live - Sal, Adam & Justin of Mind Pump Podcast Mind Pump Free Resources

02.04.2019

959: Essential Home Gym Equipment, What to do During Long Rest Periods, Why to Skip Decline Presses & MORE

In this episode of Quah, sponsored by Organifi (organifi.com/mindpump, code "mindpump" for 20% off), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about essential home equipment for $1,000, why there are never decline presses in MAPS programs, traditional vs sumo deadlifts and how to program mobility during long rest periods between sets. Justin explains his fascination over the mimicking octopus + subconscious human behavior. (3:00) Does the culture feed into a show’s success? The ‘meme’ culture explained. (9:50) The collective mentality and categorizing men into a box. The guys discuss the recent Elliott Hulse post and taking the RIGHT approach. (15:15) Fart facts: Fascinating truths about passing gas + the one time Justin farted over an open flame. (28:35) Do the guys feel guilty about the bad things they have done in the past? (35:25) #Quah question #1 - If you had a budget of $1,000 to build a home gym, what would the essentials be? (42:53) #Quah question #2 - Why are there incline presses in the MAPS programs, but never decline? (54:30) #Quah question #3 – Traditional deadlift stance or sumo? (1:01:50) #Quah question #4 – Do you work on mobility during long rest periods between sets, if so how do you program it? (1:08:53) People Mentioned: Elliott Hulse (@elliotthulse)  Instagram Products Mentioned: PRx Performance   **Code “MINDPUMP” 5% Off plus free MAPS Prime on orders of $500 or more Organifi Mimic Octopus: Master of Disguise Blue Planet II | Netflix Clever as chimps: Astounding footage shows grouper fish and octopus working together to catch prey in new episode of Blue Planet II Sex Education | Netflix Official Site Mind Pump Episode 872: Dr. Warren Farrell- The Boy Crisis Fart Facts: 13 Fascinating Truths About Passing Gas MAPS Fitness Prime | Muscle Adaptation Programming System Mind Pump Free Resources

02.02.2019

958: The Best Macros for Muscle Building, the Effectiveness of Barbells vs Dumbbells, the Importance of Rep Ranges & MORE

In this episode of Quah, sponsored by MAPS Fitness Products (www.mapsfitnessproducts.com), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about the differences between barbell and dumbbell exercises, recommended macros for muscle building, what to do if you can’t hit a specified rep range and future fitness trends. Mind Pump’s cereal of choice + the history of Kellogg’s Corn Flakes. (3:19) The convenience of using the ‘sous vide’ bags with the quality meat from Butcher Box. (11:53) Apple's FaceTime bug and how it highlights how you can easily access someone’s camera or microphone. (18:22) Yes, ice tsunamis are a real thing! + What natural event terrifies the guys the most? (21:25) Genetically modified chickens lay eggs with cancer-killing chemicals inside. (33:02) 77 below zero? Polar vortex yields deadly cold as thousands endure power cuts, travel issues mount in Midwest. (34:48) Update: Justin’s Alpha ‘Sock Eating’ Dog. (41:24) #Quah question #1 – What are the differences between barbell and dumbbell exercises? (45:26) #Quah question #2 – What are the recommended macros for muscle building? (57:50) #Quah question #3 - What can you do if you can’t hit a specified rep range? (1:07:45) #Quah question #4 – What are the fitness trends and/or supplements that will be the best new thing in the future and what will be forgotten? (1:13:31) People Mentioned: Max Lugavere (@maxlugavere)  Instagram Joe DeFranco (@defrancosgym)  Instagram Lewis Howes (@lewishowes)  Instagram Products Mentioned: January Promotion: MAPS Anabolic ½ off!!   **Code “RED50” at checkout** Butcher Box   **2 FREE Filet Mignon, Bacon, and $20 off your first order!** Colon Blow - SNL Corn Flakes Were Part of an Anti-Masturbation Crusade Sous Vide Bags Kit for Anova Cookers - 20 Reusable Food Vacuum Sealed Bags, 1 Hand Pump, 2 Bag Sealing Clips and 4 Sous Vide Clips,Easy to Use, Practical for Long-time Sous Vide Cooking & Food Storage How to turn off FaceTime and avoid Apple's eavesdropping bug This 14-year old found Apple's FaceTime bug before it went viral Ice Tsunami: What The Hell Is Happening In This Video? | IFLScience Genetically modified chickens lay eggs with cancer-killing chemicals inside Polar vortex brings deadly cold snap to US states 77 below zero? Polar vortex yields deadly cold as thousands endure power cuts, travel issues mount in Midwest How Do I Choose The Right Weight? (LIFT RESPONSIBLY) Mind Pump Free Resources

02.01.2019

957: Fyre Festival- The Story Netflix did Not Tell with Marc Weinstein

In this episode, Sal, Adam, and Justin speak with Marc Weinstein, who was featured in Netflix's just released documentary Fyre. Marc goes into detail about what led him to work with the festival, why he stayed to the disastrous end and what he learned from the experience. This is a very interesting conversation with a behind the scene look at the music festival business, the power of social media and the damage that one charismatic sociopath can inflict. What Marc does for a living, his background and how he connected with Mind Pump? (2:06) What are some of the most profitable music festivals and the challenges you would face starting one? (8:50) Did he know what he was getting into when he switched from finance to event production? (14:50) How he ‘fell’ into the music industry. (18:09) Why the events industry is always a mess and the need to just ‘figure it out’. (21:10) How did he meet Billy McFarland and the founders of the Fyre Festival? (23:45) How did he deal with the coordination and stress of trying to accommodate the festival guests? (38:40) What were the conversations like with the other members of the production team while this debacle was going on? (42:37) Was there a thought process to postpone? (45:27) How did he coordinate the festival guests off the island and when did he discover that Billy had committed wire fraud? (48:40) Was he afraid at any point the locals would get violent? (52:50) Who owns the footage from the documentary? Are we contributing to this sociopath? (53:48) How Fyre is just a microcosm of how social media portrays our lives. (58:55) What is the aftermath from this? (1:01:23) Does he find it cathartic to talk about it? Make amends with GoFundMe pages? How we could use social media for good. (1:03:40) How does he feel he has evolved from this? His take on the social media revolution. (1:09:00) Does he see an advantage of events like Burning Man unplugging from technology? (1:17:00) What practices does he implement to cope with social media addiction? (1:18:37) What is he currently pursuing? (1:20:57) Featured Guest/People Mentioned: Marc Weinstein (@warcmeinstein)  Instagram Brett Kincaid (@bretthendersonkincaid)  Instagram Ja Rule (@Ruleyork)  Twitter Billy McFarland (entrepreneur) Tristan Harris (@tristanharris)  Twitter Products Mentioned: January Promotion: MAPS Anabolic ½ off!!   **Code “RED50” at checkout** FYRE: The Greatest Party That Never Happened | Netflix Official Site Lesson from the Fyre – Marc Weinstein – Medium Prime Social Group Live Nation Adds Governors Ball to Its Music Festival Lineup What Really Happened at the Sweetlife Music Festival TomorrowWorld: festival will have a bright future despite SFX bankruptcy XLIVE – Las Vegas The Matts Productions, LLC Insight Venture Partners: Venture Capital Firms NYC FYRE FRAUD Streaming Online | Hulu UNREAL-SYSTEMS Exuma Foundation for the locals impacted by Fyre Irresistible: The Rise of Addictive Technology and the Business of Keeping Us Hooked - Book by Adam Alter iGen: Why Today's Super-Connected Kids Are Growing Up Less Rebellious, More Tolerant, Less Happy--and Completely Unprepared for Adulthood--and What That Means for the Rest of Us – Book by Jean M. Twenge PhD BRICK Siempo  

01.31.2019

956: How to Break Food Addiction, Favorite Strongman Lifts, Eating for Your Neurotype & MORE

In this episode of Quah, sponsored by Organifi (organifi.com/mindpump, code "mindpump" for 20% off), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about the best advice to break food addiction, validity of eating and training as per neurotype, favorite strongman lifts and the best or most paradigm shattering things they have learned from their co-hosts. Justin’s ‘brilliant’ theory on the Fyre Festival debacle. (4:54) The guys recap their facial spa day using the NEW Four Sigmatic skin care products. (9:57) Sal updates the ‘newbie gains’ his son is experiencing and how he is training him the RIGHT way in this formative part of his life. (12:30) A sign of the times?? YouTube to curb recommending ‘borderline’ content + the inconsistency of what their parameters are. (22:12) Scientists develop telescopic contact lenses that can zoom 3X! The evolution of the human being, wisdom vs. knowledge & MORE. (39:20) #Quah question #1 - Best advice to break food addiction? (54:19) #Quah question #2 – What do you think of eating and training as per neurotype? (1:12:16) #Quah question #3 – What are your favorite strongman lifts? (1:18:25) #Quah question #4 – What are the best or most paradigm shattering things you have learned from your co-hosts? (1:24:02) People Mentioned: Enzo Coglitore (@enzocog)  Instagram Richard Burgess (@VeganGains)  Twitter Jordan Peterson (@jordan.b.peterson)  Instagram Mark Bell (@marksmellybell)  Instagram Andrew Hill, PhD (@AndrewHillPhD)  Twitter Robert Oberst (@robertoberst)  Instagram Products Mentioned: January Promotion: MAPS Anabolic ½ off!!   **Code “RED50” at checkout** Four Sigmatic  **Code “mindpump” for 15% off** YouTube to curb recommending conspiracy videos Jordan Peterson is leaving Patreon, should you? YouTube Kids The Media Industry Laid Off A Thousand People In January. It May Not Be Over. Scientists Develop Telescopic Contact Lenses That Can Zoom 3X Joe Rogan Experience #1169 - Elon Musk - YouTube Inner Worlds, Outer Worlds Mind Pump #423: Dr. Andrew Hill on the Brain, Sugar, Cholesterol, Pre-Workout Supplements, Nootropics, Addiction, Bacon & More The Craving Mind: From Cigarettes to Smartphones to Love - why We Get Hooked and how We Can Break Bad Habits - Book by Judson Brewer Mind Pump Free Resources

01.30.2019

955: John Brenkus- 6x Emmy-Award Winning Creator, Host, & Producer of Sport Science

In this episode, Sal, Adam and Justin speak with John Brenkus, an award winning producer, director, and television personality. John talks about his ‘robotic’ knee surgery. (3:14) How did he get tagged ‘The Sports Science Guy’? His background and the origin story of the show. (7:15) Were there any preconceived notions he had on these athletes before they were on the show? (12:46) Does he think NFL teams have started recruiting differently because of the show? (15:45) Did he have an athlete on the show that stood out above the rest? (18:34) What is the worst injury he has sustained on the show? (20:28) Are the athletes pumped to get these HIGH numbers on the show? (24:22) What if LeBron James played tight end in football?  + The greatest athlete of all time based on his metrics. (26:20) What is it that separates these great athletes from everyone else? (32:23) Can you improve your skills or are you born with them? The theory of ‘Morphic Resonance’. (35:32) Should boys and girls be competing together? The humbling notion of getting ‘weeded out’. (38:27) How does he feel about children’s sports today? The participation medal era. (51:28) What does the conversation look like with his daughter on this very topic? (53:36) How there is no shame getting ‘chicked’. (57:05) What is his opinion on ‘CTE’ and what strategies should the NFL implement? (59:40) How a gun is NOT the most dangerous thing in your house. (1:03:35) What things does he have in the works? (1:05:20) Does he feel the attributes in top athletes are the same we would find in the top business performers? (1:07:05) Featured Guest/People Mentioned: John Brenkus (@johnbrenkus_) · Twitter Website THE BRINK OF MIDNIGHT PODCAST Jerry Rice (@JerryRice)  Twitter LeBron James (@kingjames)  Instagram Ray Lewis (@raylewis)  Twitter Products Mentioned: January Promotion: MAPS Anabolic ½ off!!   **Code “RED50” at checkout** Why Girls And Boys Should Compete With Each Other In Sports | John Brenkus | TEDxUniversityofNevada The Singularity Is Near: When Humans Transcend Biology - Book by Ray Kurzweil Mako | Stryker Sport Science | ESPN Animal Logic: Home Fight Science - National Geographic Sports Science with Ndamukong Suh Sports Science: Vernon Davis Nutty Buddy on Sport Science Sports Science: Brandon Jacobs Ray of Hope Foundation Greatest Athlete Of All Time - sportsnation Topics - ESPN - ESPN.com You Don't Know Bo - ESPN Films: 30 for 30 - ESPN.com Morphic Resonance: The Nature of Formative Causation – Book by Rupert Sheldrake The Weird Power of the Placebo Effect, Explained Mind Pump Episode 951: How to Fix Squat Imbalances, MAPS Programming Revealed, Greatest Mentors & MORE Soul and Science Mind Pump Free Resources

01.28.2019

954: The Best Muscle Building Lunge Variations, the Value of Perfecting Lifts, the Life Benefits of Playing Sports & MORE

In this episode of Quah, sponsored by Organifi (organifi.com/mindpump, code "mindpump" for 20% off), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about the difference between variations of a lunge such as back step, walking or side lunges, the amount of time that should be spent practicing key movements before ramping up the weight, the value of taking sides and "polarizing your content" as an "influencer," and the life lessons playing sports can provide that you may not be able to get anywhere else. Adam gives Sal a compliment! That Vuori Clothing on point! (4:03) Mind Pump Recommends FYRE: The Greatest Party That Never Happened | Netflix. (7:27) Everyone trying to make a buck these days off of teaching others how to become an “influencer”. Mostly bullshit. The new emerging market. When will the bubble pop? (13:13) How Layne Norton lives to start shit. Pro-vaccine or not? Ones to stay away from? Live call in with Layne on this subject & MORE. (20:46) Predicting one’s behavior based on the proximity of the people they know using social media. The future is here. (36:50) Green Juice Day is on Saturday and perfect timing to get your first Smoothie Box. (41:10) #Quah question #1 – What is the difference between variations of a lunge such as back step, walking or side lunges? What is the point of using different variations? Isn’t a lunge a lunge? (45:41) #Quah question #2 – What is the amount of time that someone should be spent practicing key movements before ramping up the weight? (55:00) #Quah question #3 – What do you think about “insta-influencers” who talk about "polarizing your content" and taking sides? (1:00:27) #Quah question #4 – Do you think sports teach lessons you can’t learn or are difficult to learn elsewhere? (1:10:22) People Mentioned: Layne Norton, PhD (@biolayne) Instagram Enzo Coglitore (@enzocog)  Instagram Taylor (@tayvalenz)  Instagram Coach Danny Matranga  CSCS (@danny.matranga)  Instagram Products Mentioned: January Promotion: MAPS Anabolic ½ off!!   **Code “RED50” at checkout** Vuori Clothing  **25% off** Smoothie Box  ** Get $20 OFF your first 3 boxes** FYRE: The Greatest Party That Never Happened | Netflix Official Site The Fyre Effect: More questions are being asked of influencer marketing in wake of documentaries - Digiday @mindpumpadam How to become an influencer post – IG China 'launches an app that tells you if you are within 500 yards of someone in debt - and encourages you to report them if they seem capable of paying up' Mind Pump TV - YouTube Mind Pump Free Resources

01.26.2019

953: Fresh vs Frozen Veggies, Ways to Improve Brain Function, How Strong You Should Be & MORE

In this episode of Quah, sponsored by MAPS Fitness Products (www.mapsfitnessproducts.com), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about how to optimize brain function to stay on top of the game, how strong the average individual should aim to be in the major movement categories, hinge, squat, push, press and pull, the pros and cons of fresh vs frozen vegetables and the best way to get over a break up. New Product Alert: Organifi Gold-Chocolate. (3:26) How Adam uses NED to combat his dog’s anxiety + is Justin’s dog the dumbest one he has ever had?! (10:00) The origins of the ‘Skateboard Revolution’ + the guys share their own stories. (14:28) How ‘clicks’ have evolved from the 80s to today. Is this generation too sheltered or simply more informed? (19:50) Should there be regulations on advertising to children? (28:25) Not just a game: NBA 2K League quickly becoming serious business for all. (33:09) How things have gotten so good, we have to find things to complain about. Google employees freak out over the word 'family', group identity, self-destructing mindset & MORE. (37:50) #Quah question #1 – What are some things you can do to optimize brain function to stay on top of your game? (44:08) #Quah question #2 - How strong should the average individual aim to be in the major movement categories, hinge, squat, push, press and pull? (55:50) #Quah question #3 – Elaborate on fresh vs frozen vegetables and the pros and cons of each? (1:06:35) #Quah question #4 – What is the best way to get over a breakup? (1:12:45) People Mentioned: Max Lugavere (@maxlugavere)  Instagram Products Mentioned: January Promotion: MAPS Anabolic ½ off!!   **Code “RED50” at checkout** Organifi   **Code “mindpump” for 20% off** NED   **Code "mindpump" 15% off first purchase** A Brief History of Skateboarding - ThoughtCo iGen: Why Today's Super-Connected Kids Are Growing Up Less Rebellious, More Tolerant, Less Happy--and Completely Unprepared for Adulthood--and What That Means for the Rest of Us – Book by Jean M. Twenge PhD Won't You Be My Neighbor? - Documentary Mind Pump Episode 887: The Fastest Growing Sport in the World with NRG Esport Co-Founder Andy Miller Not just a game: NBA 2K League quickly becoming a serious business for all Report: Google Employees Freak Out Over the Word 'Family' The Rise of Superman: Decoding the Science of Ultimate Human Performance - Book by Steven Kotler Stealing Fire: How Silicon Valley, the Navy SEALs, and Maverick Scientists Are Revolutionizing the Way We Live and Work - Book by Jamie Wheal and Steven Kotler Are You Strong? Mind Pump Free Resources

01.25.2019

952: Chad Wesley Smith of Juggernaut Training Systems

In this episode, Sal, Adam and Justin speak with Chad Wesley Smith of Juggernaut Training Systems. Does he do a lot of consulting for gyms? (4:53) When he goes to visit these sports teams, what does he help them with? (7:05) What exercises does he find gives athletes the biggest carry over? The ‘Exercise Pyramid’ explained. (9:59) Chad’s sports background as a kid to today. (16:08) What was the goal when he started Juggernaut? (18:33) Where did he get the idea to write an eBook? (20:35) Did he see early success from the athletes he trained? (24:40) How did his training system stand out from the rest? (25:15) How different does the training look like for a lineman compared to a wide receiver? (27:49) What are his thoughts on the sports camp on one’s ability to accelerate/decelerate? (33:40) How much of lifting is skill vs. just using your muscles? (38:35) Does he believe kids should play multiple sports? His ‘3 Phase System’ for youth athletes. (44:39) How does he explain athletes like Bo Jackson? (50:04) Are the injury rates higher with early specialization in sports? (55:01) Why we are taking away the development of children with the lack of movement/activity. (57:30) What strategies does he implement to lessen sports injuries? (59:35) What are some things within the sports and conditioning field that ‘grind his gears’? (1:00:52) How important is wisdom vs. knowledge in coaching? (1:08:43) Does he see people paying more attention to programming? (1:13:25) Is he finding it hard to scale down his strength getting into ju-jitsu? (1:16:15) Is powerlifting enjoying a growth period at the moment? (1:19:55) What made him start the YouTube channel and his online training system? + The future of training systems. (1:27:39)  Featured Guest/People Mentioned: Chad Wesley Smith (@chadwesleysmith)  Instagram Website Juggernaut Training Systems (@juggernauttraining)  Instagram Podcast YouTube Cory Schlesinger (@schlesstrength)  Instagram Joe DeFranco (@defrancosgym)  Instagram Zach Even - Esh (@zevenesh)  Instagram Products Mentioned: January Promotion: MAPS Anabolic ½ off!!   **Code “RED50” at checkout** Mamba Sports Academy Mind Pump Episode 887: The Fastest Growing Sport in the World with NRG Esport Co-Founder Andy Miller The Juggernaut Method 2.0 Training Youth Athletes for Long-Term Success The Best That Never Was (Marcus Dupree) The Sports Gene: Inside the Science of Extraordinary Athletic Performance - Book by David Epstein Mind Pump Free Resources

01.24.2019

951: How to Fix Squat Imbalances, MAPS Programming Revealed, Greatest Mentors & MORE

In this episode of Quah, sponsored by Organifi (organifi.com/mindpump, code "mindpump" for 20% off), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about how to address hip shift or tilt in the squat, why MAPS programs frequently don't follow NASM's recommended progression, what a typical Mind Pump work day looks like and their greatest mentors. Sal explains the process of getting health insurance with Health IQ. (4:50) The weird power of the placebo effect explained. How your experience is just as important as the physiological response. (12:45) Facebook invests $300m in local news. (24:08) Is working remotely more productive than working from an office? (26:25) The Mind Pump vetting process and return rate on sponsors like Ned. (38:30) #Quah question #1 – How do you address hip shift or tilt in the squat? (46:40) #Quah question #2 – Why do MAPS programs frequently not follow NASM's recommended progression? (58:11) #Quah question #3 - What does a typical work day look like for you guys from beginning to bed? (1:10:45) #Quah question #4 – Who were your greatest mentors? (1:24:14) People Mentioned: Taylor (@tayvalenz)  Instagram Jordan Harbinger (@jordanharbinger)  Instagram Products Mentioned: January Promotion: MAPS Anabolic ½ off!!   **Code “RED50” at checkout** Health IQ   **Free Quote** NED   **Code "mindpump" 15% off first purchase** The Weird Power of the Placebo Effect, Explained A fascinating landmark study of placebo surgery for knee osteoarthritis Facebook invests $300m in local news so people still have something to ‘Like’ Remote Workers Are Outperforming Office Workers--Here's Why Organifi  **Code “mindpump” for 20% off** Cancer: Do cannabinoids cure cancer? Muscular Adaptation Programming System | MAPS Prime Pro Program Mind Pump TV - YouTube Mind Pump Free Resources

01.23.2019
01.21.2019

949: Best Isolation Movements, How to Bulk on a Budget, Training Mistakes to Learn From & MORE

In this episode of Quah, sponsored by Organifi (organifi.com/mindpump, code "mindpump" for 20% off), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about how to bulk on a budget, favorite isolation movements, mistakes and successes they made as personal trainers and when the poor advice from Instagram fitness celebrities will end. Why Mind Pump really LIKES Australia + peoples misconceptions. (3:42) California is the 5th largest economy in the WORLD! (6:36) Skinny Dipped is EVERYWHERE, even on college campuses. (8:00) Pot company Tilray will market cannabis products along with shoe company Authentic Brands + will the cannabis bubble pop in the near future? (10:17) This is why shit is so expensive in the Bay Area…How much the average employee makes at tech companies like Apple, Google, Facebook, Netflix & MORE.  (15:10) The connection between having regulation and slowing down innovation. (22:21) The importance of resistance training for longevity + simplifying weight training for the average person. (29:41) #Quah question #1 - How do you bulk on a budget? (41:20) #Quah question #2 – What is your favorite isolation move? (51:25) #Quah question #3 – What mistakes did you make and successes you had as personal trainers? (1:05:18) #Quah question #4 - When will these Instagram fitness celebrities realize their fitness advice is poor and this trend will end? (1:22:59) People Mentioned: Dr. Jordan Shallow D.C (@the_muscle_doc)  Instagram Layne Norton, PhD (@biolayne)  Instagram Coach Danny Matranga | CSCS (@danny.matranga)  Instagram Products Mentioned: January Promotion: MAPS Anabolic ½ off!!   **Code “RED50” at checkout** Skinny Dipped Almonds  **Code “mindpump” for 20% off** California now world’s 5th largest economy, surpassing UK Tilray Signs $100 Million Deal With Authentic Brands This is how much Apple pays a typical employee — and how that compares to Google, Facebook, Netflix, Microsoft, Box and more iGen: Why Today's Super-Connected Kids Are Growing Up Less Rebellious, More Tolerant, Less Happy--and Completely Unprepared for Adulthood--and What That Means for the Rest of Us – Book by Jean M. Twenge PhD Importance of resistance training for patients after a cardiac event Mind Pump TV - YouTube Training Fundamentals With Charles Glass - Pt. 1 Shoulders Heavy duty – Book by Mike Mentzer Mind Pump Free Resources

01.19.2019

948: Lowering Calories vs Upping Cardio for Fat Loss, the Importance of Fiber, Worst Podcasting Advice Received & MORE

In this episode of Quah, sponsored by MAPS Fitness Products (www.mapsfitnessproducts.com), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about what’s more effective for losing fat and retaining muscle, more cardio or fewer calories considering they equal the same daily calorie deficit, if fiber the most underappreciated macronutrient or if it is the least important, the most impactful piece of advice that a client has given them in regards to personal growth and the worst piece of advice a fellow podcaster has given Mind Pump. Sal’s son getting serious about the BULK, getting in quality calories using Smoothie Box, sharing their worst ‘protein shake’ stories from the past & MORE. (3:46) Being known as the ‘fitness guy’ and people asking you for advice + the benefits of beetroot powder in products like Organifi Red Juice. (16:05) P&G;’s Gillette ad asks men to shave their ‘toxic masculinity’ and a big backlash ensues. (23:01) #Quah question #1 - What’s more effective for losing fat and retaining muscle, more cardio or fewer calories considering they equal the same daily calorie deficit? (42:30) #Quah question #2 – Is fiber the most underappreciated macronutrient or is it the least important? (52:50) #Quah question #3 – What is the most impactful piece of advice that a client has given you in regards to personal growth? (1:01:05) #Quah question #4 - What is the worst piece of advice a fellow podcaster has given you about your business? (1:16:07) People Mentioned: Ben Shapiro (@officialbenshapiro)  Instagram Larry Hagner (@thedadedge)  Instagram Arya Saffaie IFBB Pro Olympian (@arya_saffaie)  Instagram Melissa Wolf WBFF BIKINI PRO (@meliwolff)  Instagram Layne Norton, PhD (@biolayne)  Instagram Shawn Baker MD (@shawnbaker1967)  Instagram Coach Danny Matranga | CSCS (@danny.matranga)  Instagram Paul Chek (@paul.chek)  Instagram Craig Capurso (@craigcapurso)  Instagram Conner Moore (@connerwanders)  Instagram Jordan Harbinger (@jordanharbinger)  Instagram Products Mentioned: January Promotion: MAPS Anabolic ½ off!!   **Code “RED50” at checkout** Smoothie Box   **Get $20 OFF your first 3 box!** Organifi   **Code “mindpump” for 20% off** Weider Mega Mass 2000 6.6-pound Bottle. Chocolate, Tub Effects of Beetroot Juice Supplementation on Cardiorespiratory Endurance in Athletes. A Systematic Review Gillette Joins the Fight against ‘Toxic Masculinity’ Mind Pump Episode 872: Dr. Warren Farrell- The Boy Crisis Mind Pump Episode 712: Dr. Shawn Baker- Carnivore Diet Advocate Shrugged Collective - A Fitness Network from the creators of Barbell Shrugged How Netflix changed entertainment — and where it's headed Mind Pump Free Resources

01.18.2019

947: The Hypothyroid Hoax

This this episode of Mind Pump, Sal, Adam & Justin speak with Dr. Michael Ruscio about thyroid health, the misdiagnosis of hypothyroidism and how to improve thyroid function. Measuring the success of live events and the value of ones like #PodcastHard. (5:11) The potential for Mind Pump & Friends Tour. (8:11) Getting the best bang for your buck, right dose when it comes to red light therapy and products like Joovv. (9:08) Is he finding that there are more zealots in the space? (14:45) The propensity to make things more complicated than they have to be. Why you should always cross reference with a clinician. (17:35)** The misdiagnosed epidemic of hyperthyroidism. (18:50) Does this group benefit from taking the medication that gets prescribed? (27:30) What does a low FODMAP diet look like? (31:35) Why the majority of hyperthyroidism is diagnosed as thyroid autoimmunity. (32:30) What do thyroid autoimmunity symptoms look like and how to go about treating it? (34:15) What are the connections with thyroid and progesterone? (40:56) Is there a negative feedback loop when you're on thyroid hormones? (43:13) Is there any evidence to show your thyroid may be normal but you have low receptor density? (46:23) Does he have cases where someone has hyperthyroidism and fixing their gut issue solves the problem? (49:12) Are there potential dangers with taking thyroid hormones when you haven’t been properly diagnosed? (50:29) How dangerous can this be for a competitor doing this? (54:20) What has the feedback been from his space on this subject? (57:22) Thyroid antibodies and their importance in the grand scheme of things. (1:03:50) Is hyperthyroidism a death sentence or can you reverse it? (1:09:19) How is Hashimoto's disease diagnosed? (1:11:25) Featured Guest/People Mentioned: Dr. Michael Ruscio (@drruscio)  Instagram Website Mike Matthews (@muscleforlifefitness)  Instagram Dr. Jordan Shallow D.C (@the_muscle_doc)  Instagram Ben Greenfield (@bengreenfieldfitness)  Instagram Ari Whitten | Facebook Dr Paul Turek Jonathan Haidt (@JonHaidt)  Twitter Products Mentioned: January Promotion: MAPS Anabolic ½ off!!   **Code “RED50” at checkout** Joovv   **MAPS Prime w/purchase of $500 or more and free shipping** Healthy Gut, Healthy You - Book Lack of interest in sex successfully treated by exposure to bright light -- ScienceDaily The Ultimate Guide To Red Light Therapy: How to Use Red and Near-Infrared Light Therapy for Anti-Aging, Fat Loss, Muscle Gain, Performance Enhancement, and Brain Optimization – Book by Ari Whitten Thyroid-Stimulating Hormone (TSH) Subclinical Hypothyroidism: An Update for Primary Care Physicians File: Low FODMAP Diet Guide - Dr. Michael Ruscio, DC Take Gut Root Cause Quiz NOW The predominant form of non-toxic goiter in Greece is now autoimmune thyroiditis. Cycling Toward Childlessness? | The Turek Clinics A Successful Patient Case Study Treating Insomnia, Weight Gain, Thyroid, and Arthritis Motivated Reasoning Is Why You Can't Win an Argument Using Facts Anti-Thyroperoxidase Antibody Levels >500 IU/ml Indicate a Moderately Increased Risk for Developing Hypothyroidism in Autoimmune Thyroiditis. What Are Healthy Levels for Thyroid Antibodies - Dr. Michael Ruscio

01.17.2019

946: The Max Amount You Should Squat, The Reality of Food Addiction, When Muscle Doesn't Benefit & MORE

In this episode of Quah, sponsored by Organifi (organifi.com/mindpump, code "mindpump" for 20% off), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about food addiction, only squatting the amount of weight that you can clean and press over your head onto your back, the downsides to being muscular in some sports and how to get good at communication. A Four Sigmatic product where Adam actually enjoys the TASTE: Mushroom Matcha Latte with MAITAKE + the guys share their love of Japanese culture. (5:44) Mind Pump Weekend Update: Adam and Taylor snowboarding weekend, Sal’s daughter hurts her wrist & MORE. (13:10) Adam Recommends “Red Oaks” Prime Original. (22:15) Thrive Market continues to be the ONE-STOP shop for healthy snacks for kids + how familiarity matters. (23:19) Why retailers are fleeing Fifth Avenue + how Amazon continues to disrupt the industry. (27:58) Leader prevented from making the final wager in a $2.5M betting contest. (34:00) The guys preview the NFL Conference Championships + the dominance of the New England Patriots. (37:20) Study: Just one season of high school football can change teens' brains. Will we see a culture change? (44:45) #Quah question #1 – Do you believe you can be addicted to food? (56:49) #Quah question #2 – What do you think of the hypothesis that humans can only squat the amount of weight that you can clean and press over your head onto your back? (1:16:18) #Quah question #3 - Why is there a stigma on hypertrophy training in some sports? (1:26:20) #Quah question #4 - How did you guys get good at communication? (1:40:35) People Mentioned: Taylor (@tayvalenz)  Instagram Layne Norton, PhD (@biolayne)  Instagram Georges St-Pierre (@georgesstpierre)  Instagram Alistair Overeem (@alistairovereem)  Instagram Coach Daniel Matranga  CSCS | (@danny.matranga)  Instagram Products Mentioned: January Promotion: MAPS Anabolic ½ off!!   **Code “RED50” at checkout** Facebook Reviews: Leave a 5 Star Review and Win a Free Mind Pump T-Shirt!! Four Sigmatic   **Code “mindpump” for 15% off** Thrive Market   **Free 1 month membership, 25% off first order  Plus free shipping on orders of $49 or more** You | Netflix Official Site Amazon.com: Watch Red Oaks Season 1 | Prime Video Why retailers are fleeing Fifth Avenue - CNN DraftKings Sports Betting National Championship ends in controversy after leader prevented from making final wager Patrick Mahomes vs. Tom Brady: Why the kid beats the GOAT - NFL.com Study: Just one season of high school football can change teens' brains 25-year-old Kenyan invents gloves that convert sign language into audio speech Circus Fat Man | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society NED   **Code "mindpump" for 15% off first purchase** Verbal Judo: The Gentle Art of Persuasion - Book by George J. Thompson and Jerry B. Jenkins Emotional Intelligence 2.0 - Book by Travis Bradberry Amazon.com: Tom Hawkins: Books Zig Ziglar - Amazon.com

01.16.2019
01.14.2019

944: Pros & Cons of Elevating Heels for Squats, the Benefit of Vibrating Tools, Dealing with Lazy Clients & MORE

In this episode of Quah, sponsored by Organifi (organifi.com/mindpump, code "mindpump" for 20% off), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about possible benefits derived from vibrating and/or pulsating tools, elevating heels during squats, differentiating between discipline and restriction and training someone who makes constant efforts to stall and chat during their sessions.   Instagram stories the new Cosmo + why do people gravitate to lists?  Adam’s response/answer to the vast amount of questions he gets on social media. (7:25) Top 10 highest paid influencers on Instagram. (9:25) Make up for men, aka ‘bro face’, the new untapped market? (11:25) Update: Did Justin get the tree out of his house? (13:52) Adam’s mistaken identity ‘Grinder’ story + the guys talk dating apps. (16:25) Legislating morality? You're going to need ID to watch porn in the UK from this spring. (23:15) Yes, powdered alcohol is real! (25:15) Do the guys get push back from their followers by what they say on the show or post on social media? The responsibility to present good information and be their ‘raw/authentic’ selves, the ‘sorry’ factor & MORE. (27:30) Vuori Clothing’s rapid growth in the fitness space. (35:13) What house chores to the guys like/dislike to do? Who is the slob in the household? (38:38) Having the RIGHT expectations of the supplements you take (like Organifi), addressing the root cause of a problem & MORE. (46:00) #Quah question #1 – Can you give your opinion on the vibrating and/or pulsating tools in gyms? Do they have any benefits? (54:47) #Quah question #2 – Thoughts on elevating heels during squats? (1:11:10) #Quah question #3 – How do you differentiate between discipline and restriction? (1:21:32) #Quah question #4 – How would you go about training someone who makes constant efforts to stall and chat during their sessions? (1:30:15) People Mentioned: Max Lugavere (@maxlugavere)  Instagram Taylor (@tayvalenz)  Instagram Terry Wahls MD (@drterrywahls)  Instagram Justin Brink DC (@dr.justinbrink)  Instagram Ben Pakulski ® | Official (@bpakfitness)  Instagram Dr. Jordan Shallow D.C (@the_muscle_doc)  Instagram Products Mentioned: January Promotion: MAPS Anabolic ½ off!!   **Code “RED50” at checkout** Vuori Clothing   **Code "mindpump" 25% off** Organifi  **Code “mindpump” for 20% off** Top social media influencers of 2018 The American Meme | Netflix Official Site You | Netflix Official Site Adult FriendFinder - The World's Largest Adult Dating and Hookup Site You're going to need ID to watch porn in the UK from this spring | Dazed Yes, powdered alcohol is real. It’s already banned in New York and at least 20 other states. Tidying Up with Marie Kondo | Netflix Official Site Mind Pump Free Resources NED   ** Code "mindpump" 15% off first purchase**

01.12.2019
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993: How to Avoid Overtrain...

03.22.2019

In this episode of Quah, sponsored by MAPS Fitness Products (www.mapsfitnessproducts.com), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about the what constitutes overtraining, how to handle clients that are very deconditioned or have mobility issues, what they preach that ...