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Carnivore Diet, Winning Habits, and Life Lessons with Danny Vega – Episode 407

Danny Vega, former collegiate Strength & Conditioning coordinator, is the co-founder of Fat Fueled Family - a podcast, blog and YouTube channel dedicated to helping families grow closer together through better health. Tune in as Danny provides his insight on navigating the current social climate, thriving through the uncertainty, and becoming the strongest, most optimized version of yourself. continue reading.

The Resistance Training Revolution with Sal Di Stefano – Episode 404

Sal Di Stefano is a personal trainer, co-founder of Mind Pump Media, and co-host of Mind Pump - an online radio show/podcast that is dedicated to providing truthful fitness and health information. continue reading.

How to Get Fit After 40 – Episode 398

Discover the biggest mistakes that hold you back from building the body you want.If you're sick of rocking the dad bod, dealing with chronic joint pain, having low testosterone and lagging energy levels, this is the episode for you.I'll share the critical components that HAVE to be part of any over-40 transformation program. Ignore them at your peril! 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.

3 Keys to Getting Jacked – Episode 323

In this episode I rock the mic for the first time in a while and catch you up on what’s been going on over the last couple months. Then we go in depth on three critical factors that must be optimized in your training in order to maximize your results. It all starts with execution. Very few people get this right. Next is ramping up properly. This is something almost everyone screws up. And it’s a huge part of an optimized workout. Finally, we get to effort. How much effort should you put into each rep?… continue reading.

The Best Training Program For Muscle and Strength Gains – Episode 297

I’m back from some recent travels with another solo Q&A episode. I start by sharing my thoughts on the end of Game of Thrones, Sorinex Summer Strong, old school kicks, wasting money and more. I also discuss my good friend, WWE Women’s Champion, Becky Lynch. Then we get into your questions and much more! Scroll down for show notes: Click here to subscribe via iTunesClick here to listen on SoundCloud… continue reading.

The No BS Truth About Body Transformation

Summer is coming. There’s no time to waste doing stuff that doesn’t work. The # 1 proven, time-tested way to make structural changes in your body is to place mechanical tension on the muscles with heavy strength training. This is true whether you’re male or female, old or young. It’s not cardio, not hour long mobility flows, not burpees, not juggling weights, not battling ropes, not light complexes, not “functional training” where you stand one one leg on balance boards and bosu balls, not Pilates, not yoga, not getting drenched in sweat or breathing like a locomotive during some type… continue reading.

Are You Doing Too Much Volume? Optimal Frequency, Best Exercises for Abs & Traps – Episode 288

Over the last few years you may have heard some relatively new (less than 10 years of real world experience) trainers and online fitness guru’s regurgitate the following statement, “volume is the key driver of hypertrophy gains.” That statement is continually made these days because of some studies showing that those who did more sets gained more muscle. But it’s hardly conclusive and hardly the advice that everyone should adhere to. If you lack the requisite 10-25 years of real world coaching experience that it takes to wade through all this stuff, you just go with whatever’s popular at the… continue reading.

Stop Being so F’n Fragile: 2x Highland Games World Champ, Matt Vincent – Episode 245

Matt is a traveling strength athlete, two-time Highland Games World Champion, author and host of the UMSO Podcast. He is also the founder of one of the most bad ass clothing and apparel lines around, HVIII Brand Goods. Throughout his travels Matt was able to connect with some exceptional people who were chasing strength, fulfillment and personal development in every way imaginable. These experiences taught him the philosophy of “The HVIII”, which is self-improvement through self-loathing. He learned how to use his hate (for excuses, bullshit stories and mediocrity) as motivation to improve and excel. This idea became the spark… continue reading.