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Optimizing Sleep with Doctor Kirk Parsley

You want to be jacked, but aren’t seeing the gains you want? Doctor Kirk Parsley dives into the main problem that can be holding you back- sleep. Doc Parsley served as an Undersea Medical Officer at Naval Special Warfare Group One. He is a former SEAL and served as Naval Special Warfare’s expert on Sleep Medicine. Doc’s philosophy is simple; in order to optimize our health and get the most out of our bodies and minds, we must live more closely to the way we evolved as a species. Many diseases and disorders that we accept as “inevitable”… continue reading.

NFL’s Fittest Man, Steve Weatherford

Today’s podcast is an inspirational discussion with former Super Bowl Champ and NFL’s Fittest Man, Steve Weatherford. Steve played professionally from 2006 to 2015, most notably as a member of my favorite team, the New York Giants. He was known for his incredible strength, athleticism and physique. Since his playing days ended he’s been on a mission to get even more jacked than ever and looks like he could step on a bodybuilding stage at any given moment. He’s also become a highly sought after motivational speaker and one of the top social media influencers of his generation. continue reading.

2016 Recap and What’s Coming in 2017

To kick off the first episode I recorded in 2017 I have to thank each and every one of you for more than tripling the podcast listenership this year. I can’t tell you how much I appreciate that. You guys are the best. In this episode I’m giving my take on everything that went down in 2016 from the mannequin challenge to sports highlights to the election to douchebags to the politically correct police to the best music, movies and TV shows. Other topics include: My NFL playoff predictions My take on Ronda Rousey’s loss 6 things I have to… continue reading.

Becoming Minimalist with Ryan Nicodemus

Want more time, more money, more freedom, and more fun? Then this podcast episode is for you. As a long time Bruce Lee fan, I’ve always been an advocate for simplicity and minimalism. When things get too complex or I start accumulating too much physical or mental clutter I’m never quite as happy. I’ll never forget the first time I saw the movie, Fight Club. It was like an epiphany when I heard Tyler Durden say, “We buy sh*t we don’t need with money we don’t have, to impress people we don’t like.” He talked about how the things we… continue reading.

Strong as Iron with Andy McKenzie

Andy “IronMac” McKenzie is a total badass. He’s ripped, he’s jacked, he’s athletic and strong as a mofo. Andy is also a top international strength & conditioning coach with an impressive military background. He’s trained numerous high level athletes and has competed at a high level many times, himself. I sat down with Andy recently to have a great conversation that I think you guys will really enjoy. In this episode we discuss: His background in the military & lessons learned [3:58] His morning &… continue reading.

How to Live a Good Life with Jonathan Fields

Jonathan Fields helps people live more intentional lives and reconnect with a sense of possibility. A New York City dad, husband, entrepreneur and award-winning author, he is the founder of mission-driven media and education venture, Good Life Project, and the author of How to Life a Good Life.   In this episode we discuss: Jonathan’s background and story [5:02]. Early businesses he started [6:06]. His love of music [7:49]. How to forget about raising the bar to be someone else [9:55]. Avoiding the trap of social media [13:10]. How to overcome indecisiveness [15:13-20:14]. How to… continue reading.

Zero to 35 Million with Dr. John Berardi – Episode 130

Dr. John Berardi is the co-founder of Precision Nutrition, whose coaching programs have helped more than 35,000 men and women lose over 450,000 pounds of fat. PN is the most popular and successful nutrition coaching and certification program in the world.   In this episode, John details how he started the company from zero and grew it to 35 million dollars a year. There are tons of great life and business lessons in this episode. Anyone who does business on the internet NEEDS to listen to this twice.   Topics include: How he got interested in nutrition and fitness [4:29]… continue reading.

Reinventing Yourself: Why it’s Essential for Success

  I’m joined by my good friends, Craig Ballantyne and Jay Jablonski on this episode where we flip the script a bit. Craig came to the studio with a list of questions he wanted to ask me so I shared a bunch of stories about my life over the last 30 years.   Topics Include: How I got into strength training [8:42] My biggest influences at the time [8:56 & 11:00] My big mistakes [9:07] Struggles along the way [12:04] The impact hip hop has had on my life [9:11] Only white guy in the room… every time [19:30-20:20]… continue reading.

Bulletproof and Jacked with Dr. John Rusin

As soon as I read one article by Dr. John Rusin I knew I had to have him on the podcast. He just gets it. And our training philosophies couldn’t be any more aligned. I found myself nodding my head and saying, “Yes, yes, YES!” as I read each sentence. It’s easy to tell someone to just do some big compound movements and go heavy. That doesn’t take a genius. But if you want to avoid injuries and maximize your performance over the long term there is so much more to it. You’ve gotta pay strict attention to the preparation… continue reading.

How to Be Your Most Authentic Self

I’ve been thinking and talking a lot about authenticity lately. A lot of people struggle with answering one of life’s most basic questions: “Who are you?” I’ve often had trouble answering that question, myself. But it’s something we all need to be able to answer. And we need to be happy and comfortable with that answer. If we’re not we need to make some changes. That’s why asking and answering it is a good practice. By doing so you find out where you stand and if you’re living in a way you can be proud of. If you’re not you… continue reading.

12 Reasons You’re Not Losing Fat

If you’re struggling to lose fat this is exactly what you need right now. It was originally a very popular post on my blog so I decided to record it for you to listen to. But you can still read the entire thing below. The podcast is better than the post and has additional info and commentary. And, of course, you get my sweet, sultry voice in your ears. What could be better than that? Exactly. You’re welcome. Either way, I hope you enjoy it and that it helps you on your way to achieving your goals. Without further adieu… continue reading.

Sex, Stress, & Pain Reduction with Dr. Belisa Vranich

Dr. Belisa Vranich is a renowned clinical psychologist, public speaker, and the author of Breathe: The Simple, Revolutionary 14-Day Program to Improve your Mental and Physical Health . As founder of The Breathing Class™, Dr. Belisa has taught and lectured nationwide on topics related to dysfunctional breathing patterns and stress. The Breathing Class™ has been reviewed by a wide variety of publications including O The Oprah Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, Details Magazine, W Magazine, Men’s Journal, Men’s Health and Fitness, The New York Observer, Jiu Jitsu Magazine, and Du Jour Magazine. Dr. Belisa was previously the Health and Sex… continue reading.

WWE Hall of Famer Bob Backlund: From All American Boy to Professional Wrestling’s World Champion

From impoverished, hard, scrabble beginnings in Princeton, Minnesota, to center stage at Madison Square Gardens, Bob Backlund is the ultimate represenation of the All-American Guy. Originally gaining renown as a high school and  collegiate athlete, before becoming known to millions globally as Pro/Wrestling’s Three.Time World Champion—his appeal and accomplishments transcend the  realms of athletics and entertainment. Bob Backlund embodies that which is all too rare, pure and refreshingly  down to earth. He lives by a set of principles revolving around a positive mental  attitude—and an unrelenting belief in one’s self. Bob is as… continue reading.

How to Dominate Your Morning

People hate mornings. They spend the first hour of the day hitting the snooze button, whining, pissing, moaning, and dreading the day ahead. You can choose to let your morning be like that, and walk around like a human raisin, shriveled up and empty of any inspiration, presence, and purpose. Or you can rise above the masses of mediocrity and take ownership over that first hour. You can choose to put yourself in the mindset to dominate, kick ass, and make the world around you better. You… continue reading.

Structure = Freedom: Rules For Life

The ability to do what you want, when you want, how you want. Freedom. That’s what we’re going after, and it’s why I recommend everyone cut out negativity, useless chores, and soul-sucking relationships. When you eliminate clutter, you create freedom. But too much freedom can be crippling. A life without rules opens you up to distraction and inefficiency. Tons of free time lulls you into the idea that you’ll just slip into the life if your dreams.  You can avoid that complacency by building structure and accountability… continue reading.