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The Gift of Adversity with Marcus Aurelius Anderson – Episode 412

Marcus Aurelius Anderson is a mindset coach, bestselling author of “The Gift of Adversity,” TEDx & global keynote speaker, proud veteran, and creator of the Acta Non Verba Movement and host of the Acta Non Verba Podcast.  Listen as we discuss his unthinkable victory over death (twice) and paralysis, how he was able to use that adversity as his catalyst for greatness, and how you too can become a better human, leader, entrepreneur, and actualize success across all areas by embracing the adversity in your own life. Scroll Down for Show Notes:… continue reading.

How to Build Mental Toughness & Resiliency with Lauren Johnson – Episode 403

“Mental toughness is accepting your reality, and choosing your response. It doesn’t mean you have to like your reality… It means that you’re accepting it, and when you accept it, you can do something about it.” Lauren Johnson, former Mental Performance Coach for the New York Yankees, is responsible for aiding in the development of athletes and staff through education, application, and support. Lauren also trains military personnel and business professionals through national speaking engagements, educational training workshops and consulting. Lauren’s practical, straight-forward advice and mental performance strategies help individuals develop mental toughness so that they can perform at… continue reading.

The Power of Positivity with WWE Superstar, Kofi Kingston – Episode 383

Kofi Kingston is a WWE Superstar and the first African born WWE Champion in the company’s illustrious history.  After years of grinding, his stoic mindset and unstoppable positivity helped him reach the pinnacle of Sports Entertainment.   In this candid and illuminating discussion Kofi gives you a behind the curtains look at the adversities he overcame and lessons he learned as he climbed the ranks to become one of the most recognizable and revered stars in professional wrestling.   Aside from his many in ring accomplishments, what’s most impressive is what a genuinely kind and incredible human being he is.  Whether you’re… continue reading.

Perfectly Hidden Depression with Dr. Margaret Rutherford – Episode 370

Dr. Margaret Rutherford is a Psychologist, successful blogger and host of The Self Work Podcast.  She is also the author of the bestselling book, Perfectly Hidden Depression: How to Break Free from the Perfectionism that Masks Your Depression.   During her 25 years of working with patients Dr. Rutherford discovered that many people heavily mask depression with perfectionism.  She has spent the last 5 years researching and writing about this topic and passionately spreading the message about becoming more comfortable with vulnerability in everyday life.   In this episode we explore the often unknown dangers of perfectionism, how to know if you… continue reading.

From Prison to Purpose with Erik Salzenstein – Episode 369

As a young man Erik Salzenstein struggled and battled with drug addiction, anxiety and greed.  His life spiraled out of control and he found himself in a courtroom facing prison time.   While serving his 4 years he made a decision to do whatever it was going to take to transform his life, and that’s exactly what he did.  He spent his time relentlessly pursuing personal development and creating the future self he wanted to be.   After regaining his freedom, Erik realized that he had a burning desire to help other people create massive improvements in their lives.  Now he’s on… continue reading.

Building a Fitness Business Empire with “Body by Jake” Steinfeld – Episode 353

“Don’t Quit” is the mantra of Jake Steinfeld’s life.   The Chairman and CEO of “Body by Jake,” he was the world’s first professional fitness trainer.   The man created the industry we know and love today and opened the door for people to make an incredible living through their passion for fitness.   This amazing episode was instantly one of my personal all time favorites.   In a style that is all his own Jake shares stories, strategies, insights and wisdom that can help anyone achieve anything they set their mind to.  He gives us a glimpse into the infectious personality that has… continue reading.

From Felonies to Fitness with Doug Bopst – Episode 348

Doug Bopst is an award winning personal trainer, author, speaker, and business owner.   A former felon and drug addict, he achieved his credentials through his personal journey of transformation.  He used his time locked up in jail to beat his demons and reinvent himself, with a lot of help from an unlikely mentor.   Keeping a promise he made to his mentor and former cellmate, Doug has helped hundreds of people improve their lives through the power of fitness.   The insights and tips he shares in this episode will help you too! Listen now. Scroll Down for Show Notes:… continue reading.

Dream Big, Never Quit with Marc Megna – Episode 321

Marc Megna was never afraid to dream big. During his pro football career the retired NFL Linebacker was coached by some of the greatest in the game, including Bill Belichick, Bill Parcels, Pete Carroll and Dick Lebeau. The lessons he learned from these legends would carry over to his second act in life. After designing training programs for teammates, he realized he could make a career out of his passion for fitness. Scroll down for show notes: Click here to subscribe via… continue reading.

Cut the BS and Keep Fitness Simple with Fighter Diet author, Pauline Nordin – Episode 317

Pauline Nordin has an incredible and inspiring transformation story. As a teen she struggled with body image and eating disorders. At one point she weighed an extremely low 85 pounds. Her life took a turn for the better when she started going to the gym. Motivated by the fitness models she saw on magazine covers, she took control of her life through fitness and proper nutrition. Within only three years of training, she not only transformed her physique, but she also became a fitness athlete and competitor. She won her first show at the age of 20. continue reading.

WWE Superstar, Mustafa Ali: Be The Light – Episode 312

If you have a dream of doing something amazing, something almost everyone around you will doubt you’ll ever accomplish, and of breaking down barriers of all types that threaten to keep you from the life you want, you simply cannot miss this episode of Renegade Radio. In this episode I sat down with a man who is an amazing human being and someone that has quickly became a great friend of mine, WWE Superstar, Mustafa Ali. We discuss how Mustafa has overcame seemingly insurmountable odds to make his dream come true. Scroll down for show notes:… continue reading.

1 Policy to Live By, Changing Your Neurology, and Being Scared Sh*tless Every Day with JL Holdsworth – Episode 309

JL Holdsworth is a world champion powerlifter, published author, and former University of Kentucky strength and conditioning coach.  The guy can not only talk the talk, but he can walk the walk as well as anyone in the game.  With over 30,000 hours of practical experience and competition best lifts of a 905 lb. squat, 775 lb. bench press and a 804 lb. deadlift, he’s one of the strongest and most experienced S&C Coaches in the industry.  In 2010 he founded The Spot Athletics and has built that small private training facility into two 20,000sq ft. locations in… continue reading.

Why You Should Risk It All (and Quit Your Job) – Episode 308

There’s an old saying, “Nothing ventured, nothing gained.” In simpler terms this means in order to accomplish anything great in your life you’re going to have to be willing to take some risks.  When I first met Brian Pannuzzo, he was a Wallstreet Executive and a 7-figure earner.  He had money, nice cars, expensive clothes and a beautiful home.   He was successful by most people’s standards. And, he was unfulfilled.   Realizing the job, title, high income and all the toys in the world couldn’t bring him enduring happiness and fulfillment, he decided to risk it all to pursue his… continue reading.

The Quest for a Greater Purpose with Dawson’s Peak Founder, Matt Dawson – Episode 305

In 2016 Matt Dawson, the Creator and Founder of Dawson’s Peak, was successful by most people’s standards but he still felt an unshakeable sense of unhappiness and lack of fulfillment. He became increasingly disheartened because of his lack of a greater purpose. The best way he knew to bring about dramatic change was to intentionally put himself into uncomfortable situations and strive to push his own limits. With no previous climbing experience, he climbed some of the most extreme mountains in the world including Mt. Everest, Kala Patthar, Gokyo Ri and Cho La Pass. Spending his days… continue reading.

The 3 Rules of Leadership with U.S. Navy SEAL, Jason Redman – Episode 304

If you want to succeed in life you’ve gotta learn how to be a leader and develop the grit to overcome adversity. The all new #RenegadeRadioPodcast features a man that may know more about both than anyone else, Jason Redman. A retired U.S. Navy SEAL, he suffered devastating injuries when he and his team came under heavy machine gun fire while fighting the war in Iraq. Shot twice in the arm and once in the face, he managed to survive through the heroic acts of his teammates and his own will to live. Jason overcame seemingly insurmountable odds,… continue reading.

Using FEAR to Fuel Your Success with Akshay Nanavati – Episode 296

Akshay Nanavati is a U.S. Marine veteran, speaker, entrepreneur, author and ultra runner. He has overcome many of life’s most difficult challenges by discovering that adversity is one of our greatest gifts and a necessary access point to reach the next stage of our personal evolution. He developed FEARVANA to teach people to find bliss through engaging in fear and pursuing their “worthy struggles”. He also wrote the amazing book, “FEARVANA: The Revolutionary Science… continue reading.