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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.

The Key to Human Resilience with NY Times Best-selling Author, Scott Carney – Episode 342

Scott Carney is an investigative journalist, anthropologist, and NY times bestselling author of several incredible books including “What Doesn’t Kill Us,” and his latest, “The Wedge: Evolution, Consciousness, Stress, and The Key to Human Resilience.”  He has worked closely with daredevil fitness guru, “The Iceman,” Wim Hof to learn breathing techniques and to intentionally place himself into the most uncomfortable situations imaginable, in the name of building almost superhuman levels of endurance and resilience.   He has traveled the globe to explore the human body’s potential.  Confronting fear at a cutting-edge neuroscience laboratory.  Tossing heavy kettlebells with a behemoth Russian partner. … continue reading.

Lessons for Living from the Dying with Dr. Karen Wyatt – Episode 341

If you were on your deathbed and the end was drawing near, what would you regret?   Who would you wish you would have been?  What would you do differently if you had more time?   Dr. Karen Wyatt has shared the final months, weeks, and moments with many of her patients.  This unique experience gave her profound insight into death and dying and helped her overcome the grief of her own loss.   The lessons her dying patients shared can serve as a wake up call to all of us to live our lives more fully, without regret, and in a more… continue reading.

Macros, Muscle, & Million Dollar Marketing Tips with Jason Phillips – Episode 340

Jason Phillips is one of the most knowledgeable and successful entrepreneurs in the fitness game.   After building an incredibly successful nutrition coaching business of his own, where he worked with everyone from pro athletes to weekend warriors, he discovered his passion had evolved over time.   With a clear new vision and sense of purpose, he set out to help other people build their own thriving nutrition coaching business.  He founded the Nutritional Coaching Institute.  Today he helps provide his students with the tools, mindset, and confidence they need to achieve… continue reading.

Healing Your Body and The Planet with Belcampo Meat Company CEO, Anya Fernald – Episode 339

Anya Fernald is the co-founder and CEO of Belcampo Inc., a group of innovative, agricultural ventures in California and Belize.  Under Anya’s leadership, Belcampo strives to grow awareness, availability, and production of sustainably farmed food through its operations of organic farms, butcher shops and restaurants, as well as unique, luxury agritourism destinations.   In this episode we discuss the story behind her passion for delicious and nutritious foods and how Belcampo came to be.  Anya also shares incredible insights on nutrition, habits, mindset, business building and more. Don’t miss this one! Scroll Down for Show Notes:… continue reading.

Boosting Sexual Performance and Slowing Down the Aging Process with Dr. Ryan Namdarkhan – Episode 338

Today on Renegade Radio we’re talking about things that all men should care about…. especially you guys who are nearing or already over 40. Anti-aging… Testosterone boosting… More muscle and less fat… More and BETTER sex… You’ll learn how you can have it all. Dr. Ryan Namdarkhan is a licensed Naturopathic Doctor who specializes in men’s health and anti-aging.  He uses a variety of cutting edge treatments including laser therapy, shockwave therapy, and regenerative injections.  But his flagship treatment is the incredible GAINSWave therapy, that uses high-frequency, low intensity sound waves that help treat ED.  If you’re no longer willing… continue reading.

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.