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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.

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 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Dream Big, Never Quit with Marc Megna – Episode 321

Marc Megna was never afraid to dream big. During his pro football career the retired NFL Linebacker was coached by some of the greatest in the game, including Bill Belichick, Bill Parcels, Pete Carroll and Dick Lebeau. The lessons he learned from these legends would carry over to his second act in life. After designing training programs for teammates, he realized he could make a career out of his passion for fitness. Scroll down for show notes: Click here to subscribe via… continue reading.