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Low Reps or High Reps: What’s Better? – Episode 337

In this episode we will address the question of reps. Should you do high reps or low reps? What’s better for strength gains, muscle growth, and fat loss? Does it vary from person to person? How many reps should you do as a beginner? Intermediate? Advanced lifter?  Is age a consideration? What about per muscle group?  Should you train the calves with the same rep range as the shoulders?  What if some muscles are predominantly fast twitch, and others are slow twitch? Does that change the recommendation? What load and rep range produces the best results?  And should you take… continue reading.

Building Your Body, Business and Brand with Michael Chernow – Episode 336

Michael Chernow is a modern day Renaissance Man.  The restaurateur and entrepreneur has leveraged his creative genius, vision and relentless drive to found some of NYC’s most successful restaurants, including Seamore’s and The Meatball Shop.   He’s also a meathead at heart.  His love for fitness has not only led him to compete in bodybuilding, but also to use his entrepreneurial skills to create WellWell, a functional fitness beverage made with all natural ingredients.  The man is dedicated to inspiring the world through positivity, hospitality, and service.   Whether you’re an aspiring entrepreneur, a fitness enthusiast, or someone who just wants to… continue reading.

How to Break a Plateau, Sequence Exercises Properly, and Make Gains with Light Weights – Episode 335

In the beginning of this episode I share my thoughts on racism in America, all that has gone on, and all that has to change. As regular listeners know this is the cause that I have been most passionate and outspoken about for my entire life. I explain why that is, share some of my life experiences, and what I plan to do going forward. After that we get into a bunch of great listener questions. You don’t want to miss this one! Scroll Down for Show Notes:… continue reading.

How to Get Focused and Dominate – Episode 334

In this episode, I share my thoughts on coronavirus, essential businesses, gyms reopening, The Last Dance, MJ vs. LeBron, the importance of quality food, keeping your immune system strong, and Robert Pattison NOT wanting to train for his role as the new Batman (spoiler alert: f*ck him then; bring Christian Bale back). Then I do a deep dive on a listener question about getting focused, blocking distractions and going all on in your most important thing.  Hope you enjoy it.  Please share this episode and leave an iTunes review.  I appreciate you for listening. continue reading.

Training for Older Meatheads, Increasing Chin Ups, Battling Adrenal Fatigue – Episode 333

Here in Southern Cali we are on day 278 of quarantine. Or something like that. Who knows? It’s all blending together. Is it Tuesday or is it Friday? Who knows?  All I know is you gotta stay strong, stay positive and stay training.  To break up the monotony of staring at your four walls,  I’ve got a brand new Renegade Radio podcast for you where I answer quite a few listener questions, like these… Scroll down for Show Notes: Click here to subscribe via iTunes… continue reading.

How to Stand Out with Adam Bornstein – Episode 332

Are you and your business just another face in the crowd, caught up in a sea of mediocrity with the other poor souls?  Wanna know what it takes to stand out from the crowd so your business, and life, can have the impact on this world you know you’re capable of?   Adam Borstein is a New York Times bestselling author and the man behind some of the biggest brands on the planet including Live Strong and Men’s Health.  He has helped mega-stars like Arnold and LeBron build their brands with his marketing and business expertise.   He’s also the founder of… continue reading.

How to Stay Strong in Tough Times – Episode 331

In this solo Q&A episode of Renegade Radio I’m taking more listener questions and explaining how to stay physically, mentally and emotionally strong in tough times.  And, as we know, tough times don’t last. But resilient, relentless Renegades do. So you gotta keep moving forward. You gotta keep training. You gotta stick to your habits and routines. You gotta control your thoughts. You gotta audit your circle and who you talk to. You gotta be very careful about what kind of and how much info you consume. Keep your head up, keep your weight up, and keep the volume up… continue reading.

Best Split For Mass Gain, Training Beginners, 1 Dumbbell Workouts, & Perfect Pushups – Episode 330

This week we have another quarantine Q&A solo episode. Hopefully this will provide you with some entertainment, quality info and the knowledge you need to keep getting jacked, strong and lean during these challenging times. Listen as I answer your questions on training, nutrition, books, mentorship and more. Scroll down for Show Notes: Click here to subscribe via iTunesClick here to listen on SoundCloudClick here to subscribe via Stitcher… continue reading.

Quarantined with Jay: Listener Q&A – Episode 329

We’re living in a scary time right now.  It seems there are still a lot more questions than answers about the global pandemic we’re all facing.   But the fact still remains, you do NOT have to let this f*cking virus or the current circumstances define you.   You still have control over your thoughts, your words and your actions.   And that’s what this episode of Renegade Radio is all about.  I’m rocking the mic solo and answering your questions on how to keep control of your fitness, nutrition and life regardless of any obstacles that try to stand in your way. … continue reading.

How to Feel, Move and Perform Better with Joe Yoon – Episode 328

Joe Yoon is a certified personal trainer, licensed massage therapist, and founder of JoeTherapy, a fitness training business that specializes in mobility, stability and flexibility. He helps some of the world’s best athletes, including players from the NFL and MLB and Olympic medalists, to move, feel and perform their absolute best. If you want to feel and perform like Joe’s athletes, don’t miss this episode! Scroll down for Show Notes: Click here to subscribe via iTunes… continue reading.

2 Keys to Gains, How to Combat High Cortisol, & Working Out Vs. Training – Episode 327

In this solo Q&A episode I’m answering your training questions on a variety of topics. The most important one being the two most overlooked and underappreciated keys to muscular hypertrophy. I also share my thoughts on Kobe Bryant’s life and legacy, and what it all means to me. There’s still time left to pack on size before summer. If you want to learn how to do it and much more, don’t miss this episode! Scroll down for Show Notes: Click here to subscribe via iTunes… continue reading.

Boners & Biceps with Ali Gilbert – Episode 326

There is an epidemic facing the health of all men across the world. They have exponentially lower testosterone levels than their fathers, grandfathers and great grandfathers did. And that’s what I’m talking about on this episode of Renegade Radio with my guest, Ali Gilbert. A two-time Golf Digest Top 50 Golf Fitness Professional, Ali has become highly sought after for her unique approach that combines training, nutrition, and lifestyle hacks to alter body composition, optimize metabolism, and maximize testosterone levels. Scroll down for Show Notes: Click here to subscribe via… continue reading.

How to Train & Look Like an MMA Fighter with Phil Daru – Episode 325

Phil Daru is a rapidly rising strength coach for professional MMA athletes. He coaches athletes on strength and conditioning, sports specific performance, body transformation (build muscle and lose fat), and fitness. Maybe you never plan to step into the octagon yourself but that doesn’t mean you can’t look like you could. To learn how, listen to this awesome episode! Scroll down for Show Notes: Click here to subscribe via iTunesClick here to… continue reading.

Life Simplification with Gary Collins – Episode 324

You wanna know the “secret” to success in any endeavor?   Wanna know the key to less stress and more fulfillment and happiness?   I can give it to you in 3 words. KEEP…THINGS…SIMPLE My guest in this episode of Renegade Radio, Gary Collins, is all about the simple life.  The best selling author of “The Simple Life” book series is an active follower and teacher of what he calls “life simplification”.   His teachings blows the lid off of conventional life and wellness expectations and is considered essential for every person seeking a simpler and happier life.   Scroll down for Show Notes:… continue reading.

3 Keys to Getting Jacked – Episode 323

In this episode I rock the mic for the first time in a while and catch you up on what’s been going on over the last couple months. Then we go in depth on three critical factors that must be optimized in your training in order to maximize your results. It all starts with execution. Very few people get this right. Next is ramping up properly. This is something almost everyone screws up. And it’s a huge part of an optimized workout. Finally, we get to effort. How much effort should you put into each rep?… continue reading.