Strong Mind, Strong Body & Strong Coffee with Adam Von Rothfelder – Episode 282

Posted by Jason Ferruggia

Do you like the NBC show, Strong?

If so, you’re going to love this episode with Adam Von Rothfelder.

A fitness coach of some of the country’s most elite CEO’s and Executives, Adam was featured on Strong as one of America’s Top 10 Trainers.

He is also a former MMA fighter, successful gym owner, fitness model and the Founder and CEO of Strong Coffee Company.

In this episode I sat down with Adam, and previous guest on Renegade Radio, Kenny Santucci of Solace New York, to discuss training, nutrition, overcoming adversity, the power of coffee, marijuana, success and life.

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Show Notes:

• Why action film stars, the movie “White Men Can’t Jump” and getting picked on inspired him to start training. [7:55]
• How the loss of his older brother sparked his career in MMA. [11:16]
• How did he know about training with the “Russian Dumbbell” (AKA Kettlebell) before they were a thing? [24:06]
• How he got on the reality TV show “Strong”, the strange process involved and a behind the scenes look at his experience. [27:56]
• What is his fitness philosophy and what kind of programming does he prescribe? [43:19]
• Fit is Fit – Why you should remember you don’t always have to lift weights to get some exercise. [54:29]
• The guys discuss the stigma surrounding cannabis and other controlled substances. [1:04:29]
• What does his nutrition look like? [1:10:14]
• Adam explains Strong Coffee Company, the problem with coffee & chaperoning caffeine the proper way. [1:12:57]
• Why do the people you surround yourself with make such a huge difference in your own life? [1:25:10]


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In this episode my boy Kenny Santucci of Solace New York, who I interviewed in a previous episode, was a special guest, along with Adam.  If you haven’t heard my interview with Kenny yet click HERE to check it out.  He drops a ton of knowledge for anyone who wants to know how to succeed in the fitness industry.

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