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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 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 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

KETO 101 – The Right and Wrong Way to Do It with Yemeni Mesa – Episode 318

Yemeni Mesa has spent his life pursuing two passions that are as different as night and day – his love for sugary, carby foods and all the pleasure it brings and an equal love for being lean, strong and healthy.   These opposing forces put him on a mission to optimize his health without compromising on the great joy that food brings.   In this episode of Renegade Radio the former bodybuilder, entrepreneur and founder of HEKA Good Foods shares some of his best strategies for enjoying food while still… continue reading.