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The Jacked Variant – Episode 410

It’s time to build your back better (and your chest, shoulders, arms and legs… which could all use some hyperinflation). We’re issuing a permanent lockdown on shitty, ineffective, dangerous training methods. The Jacked Variant is here and MASSculinity is guaranteed. It’s been over FIVE years since I released a new workout plan that’s been available to anyone but those in my coaching programs. You’ve asked time and time again, and I listened. You wanted my Push/Pull/Legs/Arms split all laid out in a fully detailed program. I have delivered. I’m issuing… continue reading.

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. Danny teamed up with his partner Adrian Gonzalez to create a series of growth and development books geared specifically for children. The book series will be the first fictional, character-based, publication(s) that shed light on self-development principles and strategies for kids, all revolving around a select group of child characters who possess special abilities.  Tune in as Danny provides his insight on navigating the current social climate, thriving… 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. He is also the designer of the Muscular Adaptation Programming System (MAPS Fitness Products). Sal is dedicated to prioritizing health over appearance, and he aims to shift the direction of the fitness industry from aesthetic- and insecurity-based to one based in self-love and self-care. Scroll Down for Show Notes:… 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! www.Relentless90.com Click here to subscribe via iTunesClick here to listen… continue reading.

How to Optimize Your Sleep – Episode 376

Do you want to finally build rock solid muscle, gain strength, and lose your love handles?   Would you like to look and feel 10 years younger and have people wondering what your secret is? Wanna create laser-like focus and improve your mental clarity so you can start dominating the important sh*t on your to-do list? The “secret” to having all this and more is… SLEEP Nothing else you could do can positively impact your entire life like getting more deep, restful sleep can.  Lucky for you, in this episode of Renegade Radio I’m going to teach you how to get… 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.

My Favorite Lifting Split, Workouts for Women, Training for Fat Loss – Episode 343

Today we’ve got another listener Q&A for you to enjoy while in quarantine… or on vacation. Depending on where you fall on the fear/science/political spectrum.  Who knows where anyone is or what’s going on anymore?  One thing I do know is that clangin n bangin heals what ails you.  Scroll Down for Show Notes: Click here to subscribe via iTunesClick here to listen on So… continue reading.

Low Reps or High Reps: What’s Better? – Episode 337

In this episode we will address the question of reps. Should you do high reps or low reps? What’s better for strength gains, muscle growth, and fat loss? Does it vary from person to person? How many reps should you do as a beginner? Intermediate? Advanced lifter?  Is age a consideration? What about per muscle group?  Should you train the calves with the same rep range as the shoulders?  What if some muscles are predominantly fast twitch, and others are slow twitch? Does that change the recommendation? What load and rep range produces the best results?  And should you take… 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.

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.

Maximize Your Body and Life with Bobby Maximus – Episode 313

A lot of people say they don’t want to be average but it’s a rare breed of man that lives their life like it’s their mission to destroy mediocrity. Bobby Maximus, my guest in this episode of Renegade Radio, is one of the few. He’s a former police officer and Defensive Tactics Instructor. He has competed in the UFC, won submission of the night at Ultimate Fight Night 5, starred on Spike TV’s The Ultimate Fighter Series, and was the Ring of Fire light-heavyweight champion. He has also served as General Manager at Gym Jones, an elite… continue reading.

How to Become a Great Coach, Cardio for Fat Loss, & Keeping Your Joints Healthy – Episode 294

On this week’s listener Q&A episode I give away a bunch of stuff, tell some stories, welcome a surprise guest to the studio, and answer a wide array of your questions. I also rant on a variety of subjects and tell stories ranging from Instagram handles to the stupid mistake I made in New York City not one, not two, but three friggin times.  Scroll down for show notes: Click here to subscribe via iTunes… continue reading.

Muscle Building Mind Pump with Sal Di Stefano and Adam Schafer – Episode 187

Are you a natural, steroid-free guy looking to get jacked? Then you need to listen to this episode of The Renegade Radio Podcast with my guests, Adam Schafer and Sal Di Stefano from Mind Pump. It’s chock full of great muscle building techniques that will help you make the all the gainz, son! These two have been in the game a long time and have many years of knowledge to share. They compound that knowledge with always being up to date on the latest studies regarding muscle growth and performance. Topics Discussed Include: The main drivers of muscle growth. What… continue reading.

The Science of Building Muscle with Bret Contreras – Episode 185

Get ready to get jacked. My guest today is “The Glute Guy,” Bret Contreras. He’s a renowned fitness expert who knows quite a bit about the science of building muscle and getting strong. Bret has made an incredible transformation with his own body and has helped thousands of others do the same. He has the unique ability to blend science, real world experience and critical thinking. This leads to great advice and even better training programs. I can’t tell you how much I enjoyed this fast paced discussion with Bret on every aspect of training we could cover in an… continue reading.

How to Build Bigger Arms

Guns, jacks, pipes, hooks, pythons… Whatever you call them, the fact remains that most guys want to know how to build bigger arms. While they are nowhere near as impressive, rarely seen and as intimidating as a big set of traps, you still don’t want to have and extra six inches of space in your shirt sleeves; that’s for sure. So the question is how do you go about building bigger arms? The answer is not as simple as you might assume. If it were easy, you would see tons of guys walking around with 18 inch arms. continue reading.