How to Unf*ck Yourself

About 8 years ago I was hospitalized with panic and anxiety attacks. I made some major changes to my life immediately after…but old habits have a way of sneaking back in if you don’t stay on top of things. Last December I felt myself slipping only I didn’t do anything about it. I kept soldiering on and trying to plow through like I always do. Big mistake. Come mid January my anxiety and stress was bubbling over and nearly at an all time high. I was in desperate need of a break. In this episode my good friend, actor… continue reading.

How to Redesign Your Life with Chris “The Kiwi” Ashenden

Chris “The Kiwi” Ashenden is the creator of Athletic Greens, the worlds most complete whole food supplement. Chris is all about happiness, personal growth, living outside the box, and enjoying a spectacular life. He had been to 43 countries before his 13th birthday, and decided to retire in 2005 to spend 4 years traveling the planet full time. Now very much un-retired, with a ton of friends in crazy places, 60 plus countries under the belt, and some amazing memories, he is focused on using what he can remember from his studies for a BSc in Sport and Exercise… continue reading.

Don’t Screw Up Your Training! Most Common Mistakes

Not seeing the results you want, so you invent your own workout? Huge mistake. In this episode I cover that along with ketogenic diets, carb cycling, float tanks, protein powder and the ultimate newbie workout. I also do the unthinkable for a New York sport fan… I praise Tom Brady. At 39 he’s playing at as high a level as he ever has and hasn’t lost a step. So what longevity secrets does he have and how can we apply them to our lives? I cover his diet and lifestyle in full detail. I also get into the advanced recovery… continue reading.

How to Master Productivity with John Lee Dumas

John Lee Dumas is the host of Entrepreneur on Fire, where he interviews today’s most successful Entrepreneurs 7-days a week. JLD has grown EOFire into a multi-million dollar a year business with over 1500 interviews and 1.5 million monthly listens. His latest project is The Mastery Journal: Master productivity, discipline and focus in 100 days. Learn more at TheMasteryJournal.com! We sat down recently to have a discussion that included the following topics: The Background on John Lee Dumas and the birth of his podcast [3:08]. Advice on how to start a… continue reading.

Cardio & Mobility Guidelines, Adrenal Fatigue, & The Happiness Formula

Actor, Jay Jablonski is back in studio with me this week and we attempted to film this episode for you. Unfortunately things went awry, as you’ll hear when you listen. Still, we soldiered on and discussed the current NFL playoff situation, what I find bizarre and fascinating about Jablonski, my Jon Snow freak out, wasting time on Facebook, phone alerts, life lessons from Fight Club, and more.   We also answered your questions and covered topics such as: Playoff predictions, Bieber’s boat and the Giant’s game [3:10]. Social media, the news, and the need to unplug [4:47]. Review… continue reading.

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.