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Elevate: Become a Better Leader and Learn How to Connect with People with Jake Kelfer – Episode 357

Although everyone said he was crazy, Jake Kelfer walked away from an awesome job with his favorite team, the LA Lakers, to start his own business.  Just a guy with a dream and the determination to make it work, Jake made progress through his relentless pursuit of success and his willingness to be his best.  In less than 2 years he was making more money than ever before while doing work he truly loves.  Because of his gratitude for all the people who helped him along the way, now his mission is to help other people achieve their highest level… continue reading.

Jen Widerstrom of The Biggest Loser & American Gladiator – Episode 356

Jen Widerstrom is one of the most bada$$ and successful women in the fitness industry today.  She’s also one of the kindest, most genuine and likeable people you’ll ever meet.    Inspired by her dad, Jen fell in love with fitness at an early age.  Her passion for training led her to LA where she became an American Gladiator and eventually took over for Jillian Michaels on TV’s, “The Biggest Loser”.   She’s an incredible coach and highly sought after personal trainer and the proud owner of her newest passion project,  GetUP CBD.   In this episode we cover making 2020 a GREAT… continue reading.

How I’d Start a Training Biz in 2020 – Episode 355

I’ve been in the fitness industry for over 25 years.  In all that time I’ve learned what works and what doesn’t for building a successful fitness business.   It’s taken me years of hard work, a sh*t ton of personal development, and a lot of overcoming setbacks and failures to get my business where it is now.   But what if I were just starting out today?  What would I, in 2020 and beyond, do to build a successful fitness business?  That’s the question at hand in this episode.   Because a lot of you are either wanting to get started or you’re… continue reading.

Surviving Cancer with Beau Whitman – Episode 354

Beau Whitman is a former competitive athlete, fitness coach, and a cancer survivor.   After undergoing six major reconstructive surgeries he thought he had seen the toughest of times.  However, in 2019 he was diagnosed with Stage III Germ Cell Cancer.  He realized his entire athletic background was training him for this defining moment in his life.   Calling upon the lessons he learned from his past challenges, he shifted his mindset, put his head down and went to work overcoming his illness.  Today he is cancer free! Following his mantra, “Rebuilt to Inspire,” Beau’s passion has expanded from coaching injured athletes… continue reading.

Building a Fitness Business Empire with “Body by Jake” Steinfeld – Episode 353

“Don’t Quit” is the mantra of Jake Steinfeld’s life.   The Chairman and CEO of “Body by Jake,” he was the world’s first professional fitness trainer.   The man created the industry we know and love today and opened the door for people to make an incredible living through their passion for fitness.   This amazing episode was instantly one of my personal all time favorites.   In a style that is all his own Jake shares stories, strategies, insights and wisdom that can help anyone achieve anything they set their mind to.  He gives us a glimpse into the infectious personality that has… continue reading.

How to Get Stronger Every Week, Optimize Your Protein Intake, and Get Your Abs to Pop – Episode 352

You guys had a ton of great questions for me this week. So this episode is packed with info you need to take your physique to the next level. We’ll get your exercise selection, set up and execution optimized. We’ll get your diet on point. And we’ll get your abs to pop.  Bottom line, you wanna know how to build a badass body, THIS is the episode for you! Scroll Down for Show Notes: Click here to subscribe via iTunes… continue reading.

How to Always Be “On” – Episode 351

Wanna know what it takes to always be “on”? In this episode you’ll learn how I do it, and other skills that will rapidly improve your life in so many ways. Click here to subscribe via iTunesClick here to listen on SoundCloudClick here to subscribe via StitcherRight-click here and choose “Save As”to download this episode ______________________________________________________________________ This episode is brought to… continue reading.

How to Fix Your Digestion with Wade Lightheart – Episode 350

“We aren’t what we eat.  We’re what we digest, absorb, and utilize.”   Wade Lightheart has built his career on helping people understand this philosophy and implement it in their lives.   He is the co-creator and President of biOptimizers, a company that delivers the best in health and nutrition supplements.  A 3-time Natural Bodybuilding Champion, Wade is one of the world’s premier authorities on Natural Nutrition and Training Methods.   If you want to know how to improve your physique and optimize your health, we have ya covered in this episode.   Scroll Down for Show Notes:… continue reading.

My Biggest Training Mistake Ever, and What Scares Me Most – Episode 349

We’ve got a listener Q&A episode of Renegade Radio this week where we discuss training volume, frequency, intensity, recovery, my biggest mistakes and much more.  Then I address the importance of “packaging and presentation,” and how to show up every day as a superstar worthy of getting paid a million dollars an hour.  Finally, I share some deep thoughts and life lessons on what we should all strive to avoid.  Scroll Down for Show Notes: Click here to subscribe via iTunesClick here… continue reading.

From Felonies to Fitness with Doug Bopst – Episode 348

Doug Bopst is an award winning personal trainer, author, speaker, and business owner.   A former felon and drug addict, he achieved his credentials through his personal journey of transformation.  He used his time locked up in jail to beat his demons and reinvent himself, with a lot of help from an unlikely mentor.   Keeping a promise he made to his mentor and former cellmate, Doug has helped hundreds of people improve their lives through the power of fitness.   The insights and tips he shares in this episode will help you too! Listen now. Scroll Down for Show Notes:… continue reading.

Personality Isn’t Permanent with Dr. Benjamin Hardy – Episode 347

Dr. Benjamin Hardy is an organizational psychologist and best-selling author of the incredible books Willpower Doesn’t Work and Personality Isn’t Permanent. His blogs have been read by over 100 million people and are featured on Harvard Business Review, Forbes, Fortune and many others.   This episode is packed with wisdom, insights, and practical tips you can put to use today to break through and become your best self.   Scroll Down for Show Notes: Click here to subscribe via iTunesClick here to listen on… continue reading.

How to Get Big Quads, Save Your Knees, and Finally Grow Your Calves – Episode 346

Once again 2020 keeps trying to kick our teeth down our throat. But we gotta do what the late, great Chadwick Boseman said and, “Press on with pride. Press on with purpose.” With that said, I’ve got another listener Q&A episode for you this week.  This week we’re going to cover how to build big, powerful legs, learn lessons from bodybuilders and powerlifters, and a lot more. Don’t miss out! Scroll Down for Show Notes: Click here to subscribe via iTunes… continue reading.

Healing, Harming and Helping the Human Body with Dr. Mark Cheng – Episode 345

Dr. Mark Cheng is my healer, my teacher, my friend and my brother.   A lifelong student of healing, harming, and helping the human body through martial and medical sciences, he has devoted countless hours across continents to connect the dots for his patients.   Spending time with the man will not only improve your mindset and how you operate as a human being but also leave your body feeling healthier, stronger and more bulletproof than ever before.  (As long as he’s practicing medicine on you, not martial arts.) If you can’t hang with Doc Cheng in person the next best thing is… continue reading.

The Return of Nate Miyaki: Training & Nutrition for Physique Transformation – Episode 344

Nate Miyaki is “The People’s Physique Champ,” and even more importantly, he’s one helluva nice guy who I’m proud to call a friend.  A 4-time Amazon #1 Best-Selling Author, Nate’s work has appeared in Men’s Fitness, Men’s Health, Muscle & Fitness, LIVESTRONG, Bodybuilding.com and T-Nation.  He was named one of The 100 Most Influential People in Health and Fitness and one of the Top 50 Hottest Trainers in America.   This episode delivers incredible value to anyone interested in building a badass body that feels and performs as great as it looks!  You’ll benefit from me and Nate just catching up… continue reading.

My Favorite Lifting Split, Workouts for Women, Training for Fat Loss – Episode 343

Today we’ve got another listener Q&A for you to enjoy while in quarantine… or on vacation. Depending on where you fall on the fear/science/political spectrum.  Who knows where anyone is or what’s going on anymore?  One thing I do know is that clangin n bangin heals what ails you.  Scroll Down for Show Notes: Click here to subscribe via iTunesClick here to listen on So… continue reading.