Mind Pump: Raw Fitness Truth

By Sal Di Stefano, Adam Schafer, Justin Andrews, Doug Egge

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Kyle Harris
 Oct 23, 2018
I've learned so much from the guys at Mind Pump. I'm now binge listening to past episodes. Can't get enough.

blue belak
 Aug 10, 2018
you guys rule. I've just purchased MAPS performance and am kicking it off Monday. thanks for the hard work and great information.

jason
 Jul 27, 2018
Awesome information on every podcast. Makes me laugh and think at the same time

Rocoa1
 Jul 11, 2018
Best podcast for all things fitness and more!

Chris J
 Jul 11, 2018
This is the best fitness podcast I've come across.

Description

MindPump exposes the RAW TRUTH about health, fitness, nutrition and more... Hosts Sal Di Stefano, Adam Schafer & Justin Andrews pull back the curtain on the mythology, snake oil and pseudo-science that pervades the fitness industry and present science-backed solutions that result in increased muscular development and performance while simultaneously emphasizing health. No fitness institution or fitness "truth" is safe from their quick wit and over 40 years of combined experience in the fitness industry. Produced by Doug Egge. Find Mind Pump and the Mind Pump hosts on Instragram @mindpumpradio, @mindpumpsal, @mindpumpadam, @mindpumpjustin & @mindpumpdoug and on Facebook at mindpumpshow. Get expertly programmed Mind Pump training protocols at www.mindpumpmedia.com

Episode Date
972: Trainer Tips & Tricks for More Effective Workouts
01:12:10

Small tweaks and cues while lifting can make a big difference in the results that you or your clients get when working out. In this workout, Sal, Adam & Justin provide their favorite tips and tricks for each body part. Whether you are a trainer or are just serious about building your body, this episode has some real actionable gems.

Feb 21, 2019
971: Why Some People Can't Grow Calves, the Pros & Cons of Staying Low Carb, How to Train the Central Nervous System & MORE
01:30:04

In this episode of Quah, sponsored by Organifi (organifi.com/mindpump, code "mindpump" for 20% off), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about why calves are so difficult to grow for some people, how training the CNS differs from training muscle groups, the pros & cons of adding calories via reverse dieting but staying low carb and what to do when someone claims a squat is not functional.

Feb 20, 2019
970: Dr. Jordan Shallow on Training, Travel & Vaccines (with Guest Ben Greenfield)
02:04:55

In this episode Sal, Adam, and Justin talk to Dr. Jordan Shallow about his travels and his adventures with Ben Pakulski. Mid episode the boys call Ben Greenfield to find out what he was thinking when he posted his recent Twitter post on vaccines. This opened a can of worms and led to a lively debate between Jordan and Sal.

  • Making the compelling argument why men and women SHOULD NOT be separated in sports at a young age. (5:17)
  • Jordan opens up about his travels across the world and in particular his adventures with Ben Pakulski. The importance of healthy debate to learn and grow, lessons learned in the process & MORE. (11:30)
  • Why he aims to ‘teach people to teach’. (51:20)
  • Is he diving into how the mind plays a role in how he moves? How perception is open to interpretation. (56:28)
  • The gnarly things he witnessed involving drugs in the gyms overseas. (1:06:46)
  • Jordan gets personal on the current situation he is going through. (1:09:33)
  • Live call in with Ben Greenfield where the guys address, what’s the deal with that vaccine tweet? (1:22:30)
  • The Great Debate: Should the government have the authority to inject what they deem to be good into your children? Who owns your body and mind? (1:34:25)
  • The CRAZY travel schedule for Jordan in 2019 and his push to get Mind Pump back on the road. (1:58:30)

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Feb 18, 2019
969: The Brittany Dawn Fitness Scandal, How to Improve the Mind-Muscle Connection, Full Body Workouts vs. Body Part Splits & MORE
01:27:25

In this episode of Quah, sponsored by Organifi (organifi.com/mindpump, code "mindpump" for 20% off), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about the pros and cons of full body workout programming vs body part splits, best tips for focusing on the mind/muscle connection, lifting weights while pregnant and the Brittany Dawn fitness scam.

  • Have the guys always been anti-establishment? (3:50)
  • Mind Pump talks politics. Why we NEED more objective voices to stand up and how ONE person should NOT have so much power. (6:50)
  • The drama over the ‘Scouts’. Why there is a HUGE problem with humanity. (14:45)
  • Will Adam finally get life insurance now that he is expecting?? (19:44)
  • Introducing the Joovv Go. (25:30)
  • Why if we remove processed foods from our diet, our bodies can reach their more natural weight. (30:03)
  • Mind Pump recommends Strongland on Netflix. (37:48)
  • Are there any feats of strength that the guys have witnessed in person? (44:15)
  • #Quah question #1 – Can you please go over the pros and cons of full body workout programming vs body part splits? (50:02)
  • #Quah question #2 – What are your best tips for focusing on the mind/muscle connection? (1:00:33)
  • #Quah question #3 – What are your thoughts on lifting weights while pregnant? (1:09:30)
  • #Quah question #4 – Can you speak on the Brittany Dawn fitness scam? (1:15:52)

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Feb 16, 2019
968: Best Training Volume for Building & Maintaining Muscle, the Benefits of the Overhead Squat, How to Elicit Long Term Change & MORE
01:40:24

In this episode of Quah, sponsored by MAPS Fitness Products (www.mapsfitnessproducts.com), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about the carry-over an overhead squat has for a traditional back squat or front squat, go-to techniques to elicit long-term behavior change in clients, the training volume needed to build and keep muscle and the best way to close a potential client.

  • The ‘unicorn pencil’ meltdown at the Di Stefano Household. (5:47)
  • Is Sal abusing his wisdom with his family and staff? (10:15)
  • The Four Sigmatic “Winter Sale” is running until 2/17! Time to stock up! Plus, Sal gives his supplement stack from them and the magic of mushrooms. (13:30)
  • Adam is going to be a DAD!! (19:33)
  • #Quah question #1 - Thoughts on the overhead squat? Do you prescribe it to your clients? Does it have carry-over for a traditional back squat or front squat? (50:21)
  • #Quah question #2 – What are your go-to techniques to elicit long-term behavior change in clients? (1:00:17)
  • #Quah question #3 - If you build muscle with a certain type of training volume, do you need to keep that volume of training to maintain that muscle? (1:13:54)
  • #Quah question #4 - When meeting with a potential client, what is the best way to close them? (1:22:37)

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Feb 15, 2019
967: Dr. Gabrielle Lyon
01:22:11

In this episode, Sal, Adam & Justin speak with Dr. Gabrielle Lyon.

967: Dr. Gabrielle Lyon

  • What is her background in the space of health/wellness? (4:52)
  • What got her interested in what she does now? (6:00)
  • Her journey competing and how it impacted her health/mindset. Did she have the best approach going into it? (7:50)
  • What happens to women’s hormones when they maintain such a low body fat percentage for so long? (12:19)
  • What did the process look like for her while she was competing? (13:02)
  • Why, maybe, you SHOULDN’T be fasting. (14:38)
  • What does the post-workout window look like for men and women? (17:28)
  • How she works with anyone ready to ‘level-up’ in their lives. (19:14)
  • What different challenges does she face working/coaching high performers (i.e. Navy Seals, Green Berets) in comparison to the average person? The 4 characteristics of high performers. (21:44)
  • Where does she see actual measurements that a person’s mental state is where it should be? (29:40)
  • What happens to women’s hormones when they go through menopause? Her checklist and standard of care protocols. (32:55)
  • Does she find that the average female under consumes protein? Does she recommend the vegan diet to a post-menopausal woman? (37:35)
  • Why does she believe the medical community doesn’t place resistance training as a priority? (40:00)
  • What does the process look like for women coming off birth control? (42:50)
  • A review of Adam’s testosterone case. (46:20)
  • Should you modify your training/nutrition based on your menstrual cycle? (50:00)
  • What is estrogen/progesterone dominance? Symptoms? (50:43)
  • Are there common supplements she recommends? (53:35)
  • How common is vitamin d deficiency? (54:20)
  • What conditions does she use functional vs. western medicine? (56:00)
  • Does she use red light therapy? Would she prescribe it to her patients? (1:02:47)
  • How has her pregnancy been so far? Challenges she has faced? (1:04:15)
  • Is she looking into alternative forms of birthing? (1:12:25)
  • What does she see when she looks at the landscape of social media and things that are perpetuated on the western medicine side vs. the functional side, what bothers her the most? (1:15:47)

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Feb 14, 2019
966: Importance of 1-Rep Max, Overcoming Fitness Setbacks, Optimizing Recovery Days & MORE
01:31:08

In this episode of Quah, sponsored by Organifi (organifi.com/mindpump, code "mindpump" for 20% off), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about the importance of the 1 rep max for building muscle and strength, tips for optimizing recovery days, whether personal training will be covered by insurance and how overcome difficult setbacks in fitness.

  • What are the guys doing for Valentine’s Day for their significant other? The importance of going all out or not. (5:11)
  • The benefits of consuming liver meats and how Sal uses Butcher Box to sneak them into his kid's food. (16:41)
  • Users beware: This crypto exchange can't repay the $190 million to customers because the CEO died with the only password. (20:32)
  • How money is one of the greatest breakthroughs of mankind. The guys speculate on the future of the dollar. (26:25)
  • Skinny Dipped is taking over!! (28:55)
  • How part of being cool is blazing your own trail. Burning Man comes out against Instagram Influencers and Coachella-ification. (30:57)
  • The exciting future of podcasting and cannabis. (35:37)
  • #Quah question #1 – How important is knowing and improving your 1 rep max for building muscle and strength? (50:42)
  • #Quah question #2 – Any tips for optimizing my recovery days? (59:48)
  • #Quah question #3 – Do you ever think personal training will be covered by insurance? (1:04:13)
  • #Quah question #4 – What was the most difficult setback in your personal fitness journey and what did you do to overcome it and bounce back? (1:11:16)

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Feb 13, 2019
965: How to Fix a Boring Workout
52:22

If your workouts are no longer fun, they are probably losing their effectiveness. In this episode, Sal, Adam & Justin provide tips and tricks to spice up your boring workout.

  • How to spice up and fix a boring workout. (5:50)
  • The importance of changing your goal or adaptation you are chasing. (8:30)
  • The breakdown of the spectrum of ‘Performance’. (19:45)
  • Why you shouldn’t be attacking a goal for longer than 4-6 weeks MAX! (44:00)

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Feb 11, 2019
964: Improve Gains with Bottom Position Squats, Maximizing Genetic Potential, Favorite Client Success Stories & MORE
01:43:02

In this episode of Quah, sponsored by Organifi (organifi.com/mindpump, code "mindpump" for 20% off), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about the benefits to performing a squat from the bottom position, a person's genetic potential and limit for skill, the difference between allowing women and men to compete together but not trans women with cis women and favorite client success stories.

  • Gym Wars: The crazy games and antics the guys used to do to get customers & MORE. (5:10)
  • The Annual Father/Daughter dance has arrived! (12:14)
  • What is the most fanatical event they have been to? How there is a certain amount of grace required as you get older. (17:00)
  • The benefits of monitoring lifestyle changes with testing using companies like Everly Well. (23:05)
  • Jeff Bezos vs. The National Enquirer: How a tabloid tale escalated and exploded. (32:24)
  • The perfect combination: Organifi chocolate gold juice and macadamia nut milk. (47:38)
  • A bitcoin millionaire created a haven for ‘anarcho-capitalists’ in Mexico. When one of his followers was killed, he said it was just the cost of doing business. (51:09)
  • #Quah question #1 – Is there any benefit to performing a squat from the bottom position? (55:00)
  • #Quah question #2 – Is there such thing as a genetic potential and limit for skill? (1:03:53)
  • #Quah question #3 – Are you now sold on trans women competing in the women’s divisions CrossFit competitions? If so how was he able to convince you, but the representatives in the trans community were not? If not, please break down the difference in allowing men and women to compete together, but not trans women with cis women? (1:15:14)
  • #Quah question #4 – What are your favorite client success stories? (1:23:21)

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Feb 09, 2019
963: How to Pistol Squat, Protein Absorption Limits, Using TRX for Trigger Sessions & MORE
01:15:11

In this episode of Quah, sponsored by MAPS Fitness Products (www.mapsfitnessproducts.com), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about the best way to progress into both pistol squats and box jumps, using trigger sessions as a warm-up on a foundational workout days, using TRX for trigger sessions and the body's maximum ability to absorb protein.

  • Adam isn’t a young whipper-snapper anymore…how no sleep=sick.  (5:42)
  • A game changing piece of technology to wake up calmly, the sunrise alarm clock. (8:45)
  • A beacon of piss…Adam’s new light in his toilet to assist for night time use. (12:12)
  • Utah's 'free-range parenting' law is now officially in effect. Why it is important to let your kids do their own thing. (14:05)
  • The history of the word ‘cellulite’. How unnatural is becoming more and more acceptable. (17:11)
  • Give the gift of Vuori for Valentine’s Day for your loved one. (32:15)
  • Runner kills a mountain lion with bare hands in Colorado. (34:25)
  • Thrive Market unboxing! (38:12)
  • #Quah question #1 – Can you explain the best way to progress into both pistol squats and box jumps? (42:04)
  • #Quah question #2 – Can you use a trigger session workout as a warm-up on a foundational workout day? (55:07)
  • #Quah question #3 – Thoughts on using TRX for trigger sessions on non-training days? (1:01:09)
  • #Quah question #4 –Is there any truth to the belief that the body can only absorb up to 30 grams of protein at one time? (1:07:41)

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Feb 08, 2019
962: Jawzrsize Inventor & CEO Brandon Harris
53:02

In this episode, Sal, Adam and Justin talk with the inventor of Jawzrsize, Brandon Harris.

  • Brandon shares his background in the fitness space and how this product came about. (8:21)
  • How many of these has he sold? (12:38)
  • Why he calls himself ‘the jack of all trades’. (14:10)
  • At what point did he know he had a homerun? (14:35)
  • Did he hit it out the park with the first product that he made? (19:05)
  • How long did it take before it went viral? (20:38)
  • Has he gotten any heat from people in the fitness industry? (21:36)
  • At what point has he had to add anyone to his team? What has the scaling process looked like? (22:21)
  • How much has he been able to reduce the cost of manufacturing? (24:50)
  • What has been the best platform for marketing? (26:38)
  • What is the craziest thing he has bought with his money? (30:00)
  • Has he gotten any push back from dentists or other people that claim this might actually perpetuate TMJ or acid reflex? (31:16)
  • Has he seen anyone in public use his product? (34:20)
  • Has there been consistent growth every month or has he hit any peaks/valleys? (35:01)
  • What is in store for Q1? (36:38)
  • What has he learned transitioning from a brick and mortar space to an online business? (37:52)
  • If he could go back in time, would he change anything? (40:11)
  • Does he spend a lot of money on Facebook ads? (44:07)
  • How much has his life changed? (44:33)
  • Have there been talks to bring in any big names to promote the business? (46:24)
  • Does he care if this product gets lumped into the other ‘Made for TV’ fitness products (i.e. Shake Weight, Thighmaster)? (47:12)

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Feb 07, 2019
961: Tom Brady's TB12 Method Review, Pros & Cons of Exercising Fasted, Training in Person vs. Training Online & MORE
01:29:40

In this episode of Quah, sponsored by Organifi (organifi.com/mindpump, code "mindpump" for 20% off), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about the pros and cons to exercising in a fasted state, the good and bad of Tom Brady’s TB12 Method, the importance of training in person before training online and their passions they may want to turn into another business.

  • Mind Pump recommends Sex Education on Netflix. (6:15)
  • Will we see more epic series/novels go towards the streaming platforms rather than straight to film? [11:35]
  • The guys recap Sal’s birthday weekend in Vegas, how with age you realize the network of people you WANT to be with & MORE. (12:53)
  • The importance of having life insurance, like Health IQ, when you unexpectedly lose a loved one. (25:46)
  • How Microsoft and Google played to America’s heartstrings with their Super Bowl commercials. Why technology is a powerful tool. (29:23)
  • Beijing's "Anger Room" lets people smash away their stress. The significance of having an outlet to let out your negative energy. (33:30)
  • For millennial's, cancers fueled by obesity are on the rise, study says. (37:17)
  • Israeli scientists claim they're on the path to a cure for cancer. (40:25)
  • #Quah question #1 – What are the pros and cons to exercising in a fasted state? (44:32)
  • #Quah question #2 – Can you discuss Tom Brady’s TB12 Method? (53:27)
  • #Quah question #3 - Would you recommend building clientele through one on one training or jumping straight to coaching online and selling programs? (1:05:42)
  • #Quah question #4 - What is something each of you would be passionate enough about to start a business on if you were developing a side hustle project? (1:16:46)

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Feb 06, 2019
960: Mark Bell
01:54:45

In this episode, Sal, Adam and Justin speak with Mark Bell at his Supertraining Gym studio in Sacramento, CA.

  • In his experience, what are the benefits that come along with age? (3:07)
  • How different is the skill of building mass for bodybuilding than powerlifting? (10:00)
  • What lead him to hire Hany Rambod? Did he do everything he told him to? (13:40)
  • How was he able to run his gym while getting ready for his show? (19:43)
  • When did he start making money? How did he figure out how to survive? (23:15)
  • Where does survival mentally come from? (31:46)
  • Is he more aware of the environment he is raising his own kids in? (36:43)
  • Does he remember his first business failure? (38:05)
  • His connection to ‘pro wrestling’ and how he met John Cena. (41:35)
  • From what he learned from pro wrestling, has that transferred into his success in new media? (48:12)
  • Did he battle with addiction during the ‘steroid era’? (51:17)
  • Does he remember what is first cycle was? Was it a love affair from day 1? (55:50)
  • Has he thought about the ‘going on gear’ conversation with his own kids? (1:00:35)
  • What is his opinion on SARMS? (1:02:11)
  • What made him think about getting into the podcast space? What has the journey been like for him? (1:05:42)
  • What did he learn from his relationship with his former co-host? (1:12:43)
  • How did his fans react with the podcast change? Was there any push back? (1:18:43)
  • The guys reminisce over their first interview with Mark. (1:20:28)
  • What have his kids taught him about himself? (1:24:25)
  • Are his kid’s naturals when it comes to sports? Have any interest in competition? (1:27:40)
  • Has his son expressed any interest in lifting weights? (1:35:00)
  • What is something specific he has been working on HIMSELF? (1:38:09)
  • Is social media enhancing or hurting what he is doing? (1:45:04)
  • What is in store in the future for himself and his companies? (1:48:40)

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Feb 04, 2019
959: Essential Home Gym Equipment, What to do During Long Rest Periods, Why to Skip Decline Presses & MORE
01:17:07

In this episode of Quah, sponsored by Organifi (organifi.com/mindpump, code "mindpump" for 20% off), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about essential home equipment for $1,000, why there are never decline presses in MAPS programs, traditional vs sumo deadlifts and how to program mobility during long rest periods between sets.

  • Justin explains his fascination over the mimicking octopus + subconscious human behavior. (3:00)
  • Does the culture feed into a show’s success? The ‘meme’ culture explained. (9:50)
  • The collective mentality and categorizing men into a box. The guys discuss the recent Elliott Hulse post and taking the RIGHT approach. (15:15)
  • Fart facts: Fascinating truths about passing gas + the one time Justin farted over an open flame. (28:35)
  • Do the guys feel guilty about the bad things they have done in the past? (35:25)
  • #Quah question #1 - If you had a budget of $1,000 to build a home gym, what would the essentials be? (42:53)
  • #Quah question #2 - Why are there incline presses in the MAPS programs, but never decline? (54:30)
  • #Quah question #3 – Traditional deadlift stance or sumo? (1:01:50)
  • #Quah question #4 – Do you work on mobility during long rest periods between sets, if so how do you program it? (1:08:53)

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Feb 02, 2019
958: The Best Macros for Muscle Building, the Effectiveness of Barbells vs Dumbbells, the Importance of Rep Ranges & MORE
01:24:48

In this episode of Quah, sponsored by MAPS Fitness Products (www.mapsfitnessproducts.com), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about the differences between barbell and dumbbell exercises, recommended macros for muscle building, what to do if you can’t hit a specified rep range and future fitness trends.

  • Mind Pump’s cereal of choice + the history of Kellogg’s Corn Flakes. (3:19)
  • The convenience of using the ‘sous vide’ bags with the quality meat from Butcher Box. (11:53)
  • Apple's FaceTime bug and how it highlights how you can easily access someone’s camera or microphone. (18:22)
  • Yes, ice tsunamis are a real thing! + What natural event terrifies the guys the most? (21:25)
  • Genetically modified chickens lay eggs with cancer-killing chemicals inside. (33:02)
  • 77 below zero? Polar vortex yields deadly cold as thousands endure power cuts, travel issues mount in Midwest. (34:48)
  • Update: Justin’s Alpha ‘Sock Eating’ Dog. (41:24)
  • #Quah question #1 – What are the differences between barbell and dumbbell exercises? (45:26)
  • #Quah question #2 – What are the recommended macros for muscle building? (57:50)
  • #Quah question #3 - What can you do if you can’t hit a specified rep range? (1:07:45)
  • #Quah question #4 – What are the fitness trends and/or supplements that will be the best new thing in the future and what will be forgotten? (1:13:31)

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Feb 01, 2019
957: Fyre Festival- The Story Netflix did Not Tell with Marc Weinstein
01:23:59

In this episode, Sal, Adam, and Justin speak with Marc Weinstein, who was featured in Netflix's just released documentary Fyre. Marc goes into detail about what led him to work with the festival, why he stayed to the disastrous end and what he learned from the experience. This is a very interesting conversation with a behind the scene look at the music festival business, the power of social media and the damage that one charismatic sociopath can inflict.

  • What Marc does for a living, his background and how he connected with Mind Pump? (2:06)
  • What are some of the most profitable music festivals and the challenges you would face starting one? (8:50)
  • Did he know what he was getting into when he switched from finance to event production? (14:50)
  • How he ‘fell’ into the music industry. (18:09)
  • Why the events industry is always a mess and the need to just ‘figure it out’. (21:10)
  • How did he meet Billy McFarland and the founders of the Fyre Festival? (23:45)
  • How did he deal with the coordination and stress of trying to accommodate the festival guests? (38:40)
  • What were the conversations like with the other members of the production team while this debacle was going on? (42:37)
  • Was there a thought process to postpone? (45:27)
  • How did he coordinate the festival guests off the island and when did he discover that Billy had committed wire fraud? (48:40)
  • Was he afraid at any point the locals would get violent? (52:50)
  • Who owns the footage from the documentary? Are we contributing to this sociopath? (53:48)
  • How Fyre is just a microcosm of how social media portrays our lives. (58:55)
  • What is the aftermath from this? (1:01:23)
  • Does he find it cathartic to talk about it? Make amends with GoFundMe pages? How we could use social media for good. (1:03:40)
  • How does he feel he has evolved from this? His take on the social media revolution. (1:09:00)
  • Does he see an advantage of events like Burning Man unplugging from technology? (1:17:00)
  • What practices does he implement to cope with social media addiction? (1:18:37)
  • What is he currently pursuing? (1:20:57)

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Jan 31, 2019
956: How to Break Food Addiction, Favorite Strongman Lifts, Eating for Your Neurotype & MORE
01:38:23

In this episode of Quah, sponsored by Organifi (organifi.com/mindpump, code "mindpump" for 20% off), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about the best advice to break food addiction, validity of eating and training as per neurotype, favorite strongman lifts and the best or most paradigm shattering things they have learned from their co-hosts.

  • Justin’s ‘brilliant’ theory on the Fyre Festival debacle. (4:54)
  • The guys recap their facial spa day using the NEW Four Sigmatic skin care products. (9:57)
  • Sal updates the ‘newbie gains’ his son is experiencing and how he is training him the RIGHT way in this formative part of his life. (12:30)
  • A sign of the times?? YouTube to curb recommending ‘borderline’ content + the inconsistency of what their parameters are. (22:12)
  • Scientists develop telescopic contact lenses that can zoom 3X! The evolution of the human being, wisdom vs. knowledge & MORE. (39:20)
  • #Quah question #1 - Best advice to break food addiction? (54:19)
  • #Quah question #2 – What do you think of eating and training as per neurotype? (1:12:16)
  • #Quah question #3 – What are your favorite strongman lifts? (1:18:25)
  • #Quah question #4 – What are the best or most paradigm shattering things you have learned from your co-hosts? (1:24:02)

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Jan 30, 2019
955: John Brenkus- 6x Emmy-Award Winning Creator, Host, & Producer of Sport Science
01:09:43

In this episode, Sal, Adam and Justin speak with John Brenkus, an award winning producer, director, and television personality.

  • John talks about his ‘robotic’ knee surgery. (3:14)
  • How did he get tagged ‘The Sports Science Guy’? His background and the origin story of the show. (7:15)
  • Were there any preconceived notions he had on these athletes before they were on the show? (12:46)
  • Does he think NFL teams have started recruiting differently because of the show? (15:45)
  • Did he have an athlete on the show that stood out above the rest? (18:34)
  • What is the worst injury he has sustained on the show? (20:28)
  • Are the athletes pumped to get these HIGH numbers on the show? (24:22)
  • What if LeBron James played tight end in football?  + The greatest athlete of all time based on his metrics. (26:20)
  • What is it that separates these great athletes from everyone else? (32:23)
  • Can you improve your skills or are you born with them? The theory of ‘Morphic Resonance’. (35:32)
  • Should boys and girls be competing together? The humbling notion of getting ‘weeded out’. (38:27)
  • How does he feel about children’s sports today? The participation medal era. (51:28)
  • What does the conversation look like with his daughter on this very topic? (53:36)
  • How there is no shame getting ‘chicked’. (57:05)
  • What is his opinion on ‘CTE’ and what strategies should the NFL implement? (59:40)
  • How a gun is NOT the most dangerous thing in your house. (1:03:35)
  • What things does he have in the works? (1:05:20)
  • Does he feel the attributes in top athletes are the same we would find in the top business performers? (1:07:05)

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Jan 28, 2019
954: The Best Muscle Building Lunge Variations, the Value of Perfecting Lifts, the Life Benefits of Playing Sports & MORE
01:26:23

In this episode of Quah, sponsored by Organifi (organifi.com/mindpump, code "mindpump" for 20% off), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about the difference between variations of a lunge such as back step, walking or side lunges, the amount of time that should be spent practicing key movements before ramping up the weight, the value of taking sides and "polarizing your content" as an "influencer," and the life lessons playing sports can provide that you may not be able to get anywhere else.

  • Adam gives Sal a compliment! That Vuori Clothing on point! (4:03)
  • Mind Pump Recommends FYRE: The Greatest Party That Never Happened | Netflix. (7:27)
  • Everyone trying to make a buck these days off of teaching others how to become an “influencer”. Mostly bullshit. The new emerging market. When will the bubble pop? (13:13)
  • How Layne Norton lives to start shit. Pro-vaccine or not? Ones to stay away from? Live call in with Layne on this subject & MORE. (20:46)
  • Predicting one’s behavior based on the proximity of the people they know using social media. The future is here. (36:50)
  • Green Juice Day is on Saturday and perfect timing to get your first Smoothie Box. (41:10)
  • #Quah question #1 – What is the difference between variations of a lunge such as back step, walking or side lunges? What is the point of using different variations? Isn’t a lunge a lunge? (45:41)
  • #Quah question #2 – What is the amount of time that someone should be spent practicing key movements before ramping up the weight? (55:00)
  • #Quah question #3 – What do you think about “insta-influencers” who talk about "polarizing your content" and taking sides? (1:00:27)
  • #Quah question #4 – Do you think sports teach lessons you can’t learn or are difficult to learn elsewhere? (1:10:22)

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Jan 26, 2019
953: Fresh vs Frozen Veggies, Ways to Improve Brain Function, How Strong You Should Be & MORE
01:23:48

In this episode of Quah, sponsored by MAPS Fitness Products (www.mapsfitnessproducts.com), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about how to optimize brain function to stay on top of the game, how strong the average individual should aim to be in the major movement categories, hinge, squat, push, press and pull, the pros and cons of fresh vs frozen vegetables and the best way to get over a break up.

  • New Product Alert: Organifi Gold-Chocolate. (3:26)
  • How Adam uses NED to combat his dog’s anxiety + is Justin’s dog the dumbest one he has ever had?! (10:00)
  • The origins of the ‘Skateboard Revolution’ + the guys share their own stories. (14:28)
  • How ‘clicks’ have evolved from the 80s to today. Is this generation too sheltered or simply more informed? (19:50)
  • Should there be regulations on advertising to children? (28:25)
  • Not just a game: NBA 2K League quickly becoming serious business for all. (33:09)
  • How things have gotten so good, we have to find things to complain about. Google employees freak out over the word 'family', group identity, self-destructing mindset & MORE. (37:50)
  • #Quah question #1 – What are some things you can do to optimize brain function to stay on top of your game? (44:08)
  • #Quah question #2 - How strong should the average individual aim to be in the major movement categories, hinge, squat, push, press and pull? (55:50)
  • #Quah question #3 – Elaborate on fresh vs frozen vegetables and the pros and cons of each? (1:06:35)
  • #Quah question #4 – What is the best way to get over a breakup? (1:12:45)

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Jan 25, 2019
952: Chad Wesley Smith of Juggernaut Training Systems
01:33:52

In this episode, Sal, Adam and Justin speak with Chad Wesley Smith of Juggernaut Training Systems.

  • Does he do a lot of consulting for gyms? (4:53)
  • When he goes to visit these sports teams, what does he help them with? (7:05)
  • What exercises does he find gives athletes the biggest carry over? The ‘Exercise Pyramid’ explained. (9:59)
  • Chad’s sports background as a kid to today. (16:08)
  • What was the goal when he started Juggernaut? (18:33)
  • Where did he get the idea to write an eBook? (20:35)
  • Did he see early success from the athletes he trained? (24:40)
  • How did his training system stand out from the rest? (25:15)
  • How different does the training look like for a lineman compared to a wide receiver? (27:49)
  • What are his thoughts on the sports camp on one’s ability to accelerate/decelerate? (33:40)
  • How much of lifting is skill vs. just using your muscles? (38:35)
  • Does he believe kids should play multiple sports? His ‘3 Phase System’ for youth athletes. (44:39)
  • How does he explain athletes like Bo Jackson? (50:04)
  • Are the injury rates higher with early specialization in sports? (55:01)
  • Why we are taking away the development of children with the lack of movement/activity. (57:30)
  • What strategies does he implement to lessen sports injuries? (59:35)
  • What are some things within the sports and conditioning field that ‘grind his gears’? (1:00:52)
  • How important is wisdom vs. knowledge in coaching? (1:08:43)
  • Does he see people paying more attention to programming? (1:13:25)
  • Is he finding it hard to scale down his strength getting into ju-jitsu? (1:16:15)
  • Is powerlifting enjoying a growth period at the moment? (1:19:55)
  • What made him start the YouTube channel and his online training system? + The future of training systems. (1:27:39) 

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Jan 24, 2019
951: How to Fix Squat Imbalances, MAPS Programming Revealed, Greatest Mentors & MORE
01:44:05

In this episode of Quah, sponsored by Organifi (organifi.com/mindpump, code "mindpump" for 20% off), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about how to address hip shift or tilt in the squat, why MAPS programs frequently don't follow NASM's recommended progression, what a typical Mind Pump work day looks like and their greatest mentors.

  • Sal explains the process of getting health insurance with Health IQ. (4:50)
  • The weird power of the placebo effect explained. How your experience is just as important as the physiological response. (12:45)
  • Facebook invests $300m in local news. (24:08)
  • Is working remotely more productive than working from an office? (26:25)
  • The Mind Pump vetting process and return rate on sponsors like Ned. (38:30)
  • #Quah question #1 – How do you address hip shift or tilt in the squat? (46:40)
  • #Quah question #2 – Why do MAPS programs frequently not follow NASM's recommended progression? (58:11)
  • #Quah question #3 - What does a typical work day look like for you guys from beginning to bed? (1:10:45)
  • #Quah question #4 – Who were your greatest mentors? (1:24:14)

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Jan 23, 2019
950: The Best Muscle Building & Fat Loss Exercises
53:52

In this episode, Sal, Adam & Justin break down which lifts are most effective for building muscle and burning body fat.

  • What was the first ‘T.O’ the guys got in sales? + Valuing the art and skill of effective communication. (1:38)
  • Why being HONEST is a lost attribute. (18:30)
  • Understanding the benefits/value of isolation vs. compound movements. The differences, why one person would gain from each & MORE. (19:19)
  • The myths behind muscle activation in certain exercises. (27:08)
  • How the rules don’t always apply. (31:12)
  • Why all exercises are not created equal + the significance of mastering a skill. (33:45)
  • The BEST lifts for building muscle and burning body fat, the CORRECT order of operations when it comes to your workout & MORE. (43:20)

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Jan 21, 2019
949: Best Isolation Movements, How to Bulk on a Budget, Training Mistakes to Learn From & MORE
01:34:12

In this episode of Quah, sponsored by Organifi (organifi.com/mindpump, code "mindpump" for 20% off), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about how to bulk on a budget, favorite isolation movements, mistakes and successes they made as personal trainers and when the poor advice from Instagram fitness celebrities will end.

  • Why Mind Pump really LIKES Australia + peoples misconceptions. (3:42)
  • California is the 5th largest economy in the WORLD! (6:36)
  • Skinny Dipped is EVERYWHERE, even on college campuses. (8:00)
  • Pot company Tilray will market cannabis products along with shoe company Authentic Brands + will the cannabis bubble pop in the near future? (10:17)
  • This is why shit is so expensive in the Bay Area…How much the average employee makes at tech companies like Apple, Google, Facebook, Netflix & MORE.  (15:10)
  • The connection between having regulation and slowing down innovation. (22:21)
  • The importance of resistance training for longevity + simplifying weight training for the average person. (29:41)
  • #Quah question #1 - How do you bulk on a budget? (41:20)
  • #Quah question #2 – What is your favorite isolation move? (51:25)
  • #Quah question #3 – What mistakes did you make and successes you had as personal trainers? (1:05:18)
  • #Quah question #4 - When will these Instagram fitness celebrities realize their fitness advice is poor and this trend will end? (1:22:59)

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Jan 19, 2019
948: Lowering Calories vs Upping Cardio for Fat Loss, the Importance of Fiber, Worst Podcasting Advice Received & MORE
01:34:55

In this episode of Quah, sponsored by MAPS Fitness Products (www.mapsfitnessproducts.com), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about what’s more effective for losing fat and retaining muscle, more cardio or fewer calories considering they equal the same daily calorie deficit, if fiber the most underappreciated macronutrient or if it is the least important, the most impactful piece of advice that a client has given them in regards to personal growth and the worst piece of advice a fellow podcaster has given Mind Pump.

  • Sal’s son getting serious about the BULK, getting in quality calories using Smoothie Box, sharing their worst ‘protein shake’ stories from the past & MORE. (3:46)
  • Being known as the ‘fitness guy’ and people asking you for advice + the benefits of beetroot powder in products like Organifi Red Juice. (16:05)
  • P&G’s Gillette ad asks men to shave their ‘toxic masculinity’ and a big backlash ensues. (23:01)
  • #Quah question #1 - What’s more effective for losing fat and retaining muscle, more cardio or fewer calories considering they equal the same daily calorie deficit? (42:30)
  • #Quah question #2 – Is fiber the most underappreciated macronutrient or is it the least important? (52:50)
  • #Quah question #3 – What is the most impactful piece of advice that a client has given you in regards to personal growth? (1:01:05)
  • #Quah question #4 - What is the worst piece of advice a fellow podcaster has given you about your business? (1:16:07)

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Jan 18, 2019
947: The Hypothyroid Hoax
01:16:47

This this episode of Mind Pump, Sal, Adam & Justin speak with Dr. Michael Ruscio about thyroid health, the misdiagnosis of hypothyroidism and how to improve thyroid function.

Jan 17, 2019
946: The Max Amount You Should Squat, The Reality of Food Addiction, When Muscle Doesn't Benefit & MORE
02:02:16

In this episode of Quah, sponsored by Organifi (organifi.com/mindpump, code "mindpump" for 20% off), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about food addiction, only squatting the amount of weight that you can clean and press over your head onto your back, the downsides to being muscular in some sports and how to get good at communication.

  • A Four Sigmatic product where Adam actually enjoys the TASTE: Mushroom Matcha Latte with MAITAKE + the guys share their love of Japanese culture. (5:44)
  • Mind Pump Weekend Update: Adam and Taylor snowboarding weekend, Sal’s daughter hurts her wrist & MORE. (13:10)
  • Adam Recommends “Red Oaks” Prime Original. (22:15)
  • Thrive Market continues to be the ONE-STOP shop for healthy snacks for kids + how familiarity matters. (23:19)
  • Why retailers are fleeing Fifth Avenue + how Amazon continues to disrupt the industry. (27:58)
  • Leader prevented from making the final wager in a $2.5M betting contest. (34:00)
  • The guys preview the NFL Conference Championships + the dominance of the New England Patriots. (37:20)
  • Study: Just one season of high school football can change teens' brains. Will we see a culture change? (44:45)
  • #Quah question #1 – Do you believe you can be addicted to food? (56:49)
  • #Quah question #2 – What do you think of the hypothesis that humans can only squat the amount of weight that you can clean and press over your head onto your back? (1:16:18)
  • #Quah question #3 - Why is there a stigma on hypertrophy training in some sports? (1:26:20)
  • #Quah question #4 - How did you guys get good at communication? (1:40:35)

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Jan 16, 2019
945: The Best Rest Periods for Muscle Gain & Fat Loss
59:28

In this episode, Sal, Adam & Justin discuss the best rest periods between exercises.

  • Is ‘competitive sleep’ a thing? The power of your mental state and not always fixating on measurable tools. (2:18)
  • Mind Pump: The Whistleblowers of the Fitness Industry. The importance of how you SAY things and COMMUNICATE them. (9:40)
  • Adam gets in a ‘tiff’, over social media, with a trainer about a ‘Jefferson Curl’. The ‘elitist’ attitude fitness professionals have in the space, the risk vs. reward of an exercise & MORE. (14:49)
  • The most under-modified variable: The significance of rest periods. (26:35)
  • The BEST rest periods for muscle gain & fat loss. (35:55)
  • How often do you recommend someone phase their rest periods? (38:15)
  • The art of perfecting the skill and not throwing fatigue on it. (44:13)
  • For the competitor, how much of an impact does varying your rest periods make? (48:20)

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Jan 14, 2019
944: Pros & Cons of Elevating Heels for Squats, the Benefit of Vibrating Tools, Dealing with Lazy Clients & MORE
01:43:33

In this episode of Quah, sponsored by Organifi (organifi.com/mindpump, code "mindpump" for 20% off), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about possible benefits derived from vibrating and/or pulsating tools, elevating heels during squats, differentiating between discipline and restriction and training someone who makes constant efforts to stall and chat during their sessions. 

  •  Instagram stories the new Cosmo + why do people gravitate to lists? 
  • Adam’s response/answer to the vast amount of questions he gets on social media. (7:25)
  • Top 10 highest paid influencers on Instagram. (9:25)
  • Make up for men, aka ‘bro face’, the new untapped market? (11:25)
  • Update: Did Justin get the tree out of his house? (13:52)
  • Adam’s mistaken identity ‘Grinder’ story + the guys talk dating apps. (16:25)
  • Legislating morality? You're going to need ID to watch porn in the UK from this spring. (23:15)
  • Yes, powdered alcohol is real! (25:15)
  • Do the guys get push back from their followers by what they say on the show or post on social media? The responsibility to present good information and be their ‘raw/authentic’ selves, the ‘sorry’ factor & MORE. (27:30)
  • Vuori Clothing’s rapid growth in the fitness space. (35:13)
  • What house chores to the guys like/dislike to do? Who is the slob in the household? (38:38)
  • Having the RIGHT expectations of the supplements you take (like Organifi), addressing the root cause of a problem & MORE. (46:00)
  • #Quah question #1 – Can you give your opinion on the vibrating and/or pulsating tools in gyms? Do they have any benefits? (54:47)
  • #Quah question #2 – Thoughts on elevating heels during squats? (1:11:10)
  • #Quah question #3 – How do you differentiate between discipline and restriction? (1:21:32)
  • #Quah question #4 – How would you go about training someone who makes constant efforts to stall and chat during their sessions? (1:30:15)

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Jan 12, 2019
943: Best Ab Building Exercises, the Truth About Glute Bridges, Giving & Receiving Unsolicited Gym Advice & MORE
01:40:17

In this episode of Quah, sponsored by MAPS Fitness Products (www.mapsfitnessproducts.com), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about favorite “building out your abs" exercises, people who say glute bridges are the #1 compound lift, thoughts on unsolicited gym advice and the best way to learn to become an entrepreneur.

  • Mind Pump Recommends "You" on Netflix. (4:12)
  • The guys try AGAIN to convince Adam to watch scary movies. (8:50)
  • The time when you began to care about your looks + fashion trends. (10:08)
  • What Did We Get Stuck In Our Rectums Last Year? (16:25)
  • 6 Toxic Relationship Habits Most People Think Are Normal. (20:23)
  • Different impacts of resources on opposite-sex ratings of physical attractiveness by males and females: study + the stigma behind what is feminism. (25:03)
  • The new wireless, re-chargeable, travel-sized Joovv light! (33:33)
  • Amazon's new ad strategy: Free samples based on what it knows about you + Jeff Bezos to divorce after 25 years of marriage. (37:20)
  • Health IQ is really onto something. (41:56)
  • Carl’s Jr. adds plant-based burger to its menu. (45:10)
  • When was the last time the guys of Mind Pump went to a fast food restaurant? (48:25)
  • #Quah question #1 – What ab exercises are your favorites for “building out your abs." (53:14)
  • #Quah question #2 – What do you think of people who say glute bridges are the #1 compound lift? (1:09:47)
  • #Quah question #3 - Thoughts on unsolicited gym advice? (1:16:14)
  • #Quah question #4 – What is a good place to start, for a newbie, to get into entrepreneurship? (1:26:35)     

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Jan 11, 2019
942: How Hard You SHOULD Work Out for Best Results
01:08:24

In this episode, Sal, Adam & Justin discuss intensity... when to use it and when to avoid it for maximum results in the gym.

  • Some things never get old…’Your mamma jokes’. (2:28)
  • The importance of ‘rough housing’ with children. (4:45)
  • ‘If you are going to talk crap, you better be able to take it back’. The teaching of important lessons + Mind Pump’s ‘secret sauce’. (10:00)
  • How do you build confidence, when you don’t have it within yourself? (18:40)
  • Going viral…The most used phases on Mind Pump. (24:00)
  • The RIGHT amount of intensity, the overuse of it, how hard you SHOULD work out for best results, becoming an expert at a skill & MORE. (27:28)
  • The problems with the sources of information you are getting. (54:09)
  • Steps you can take NOW to get back on track. (1:00:30)

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Jan 10, 2019
941: The Most Effective Sets in a Workout, Why Not All Calories are Created Equal, Strengthening an Immobilized Limb & MORE
01:36:04

Organifi Quah! iTunes + Facebook Review Winners!

In this episode of Quah, sponsored by Organifi (organifi.com/mindpump, code "mindpump" for 20% off), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about the sets that determine the most amount of gains derived from a workout, the idea that not all calories are created equal, training a mobile limb when the other is incapacitated in a cast or sling and how to approach the topic of cannabis with children.

  • Mind Pump breaks down the lyrics to “Wake me up before you go-go” and talk all things George Michael. (4:22)
  • That one time Justin got a piercing + being exposed to addicts. (8:20)
  • Why all hemp oil is not creating equal, how NED stands out + addressing the recent Mike Matthews article on CBD. (19:10)
  • How Justin almost died this weekend! (22:40)
  • MasterCard Drops Its Name from Logo. (27:37)
  • Sal’s daughters love of Magic + the lure of magicians. (28:55)
  • Are gym memberships worth the money? (32:01)
  • Felix Gray introduces “Sleep glasses.” (36:38)
  • Leg exercise is critical to brain and nervous system health: study shows. (40:48)
  • #Quah question #1 – Which sets determine the most amount of gains derived from a workout, the first few sets or the last few? With your stance on volume, how many sets per body part are appropriate when starting a program? (44:40)
  • #Quah question #2 – Can you expand on the idea that not all calories are created equal? (1:00:52)
  • #Quah question #3 – Can you train a mobile limb when the other is incapacitated in a cast or sling, could it be beneficial to recovery and adaptation? (1:13:16)
  • #Quah question #4 - How do you approach the topic of cannabis with children? (1:18:03)

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Jan 09, 2019
940: How to Avoid Training Plateaus
01:01:43

In this episode Sal, Adam and Justin discuss techniques to avoid training plateaus so that progress in the gym does not get derailed.

  • Grass-fed meat from other stores compared to Butcher Box. Why contrast matters. (2:41)
  • Busting the myth behind pan frying with extra virgin olive oil. Is it safe or not? (8:08)
  • Breaking news everyone… Cannabis really can trigger paranoia. (9:33)
  • Mind Pump Recommends: Bird Box + They discuss the latest ‘Bird Box Challenge’. (13:55)
  • The importance of active recovery. (19:10)
  • Why you should change up your training modalities + How to avoid training plateaus. (24:15)

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Jan 07, 2019
939: Muscle Building Potential of Short People vs Tall People, Combatting Seasonal Depression, Exercising in Different Planes & MORE
01:27:09

Organifi Quah!

In this episode of Quah, sponsored by Organifi (organifi.com/mindpump, code "mindpump" for 20% off), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about how to combat seasonal depression, if it is true that shorter people will put on muscle mass quicker than taller people, favorite exercises outside of the sagittal plane and working out with horrible allergies.

  • Why do women find androgynous men sexy? (3:18)
  • All good things must come to an end. San Jose Considers New Safety Regulations for E-Scooters. (12:21)
  • The Motorcycling McGuire Twins + asking the important questions you want to know. (15:45)
  • Who pays attention to warning signs anymore? Thoughts on the survival of the fittest. (22:35)
  • The World's Most Successful people don't actually start work at 4 a.m. Why people are chasing after what others define as successful. (28:24)
  • The many ways we try (and fail) to replace religion with cult politics. (36:44)
  • Dave Rubin, Jordan Peterson become latest internet celebs to Leave Patreon over bizarre 'Hate Speech' policy. (40:30)
  • Organifi hit it out of the park with new ‘Pure’ product. (44:30)
  • Future of sports viewing? Steve Ballmer and L.A. Clippers debut new augmented reality NBA experience. (47:12)
  • Do kids love the ‘Skinny Dipped’ almonds? (49:30)
  • #Quah question #1 - How to recommend to combat seasonal depression? (53:40)
  • #Quah question #2 - Is it true that shorter people will put on muscle mass quicker than taller people? (1:01:53)
  • #Quah question #3 – What are some of your favorite exercises outside of the sagittal plane? (1:08:36)
  • #Quah question #4 – How do you go about working out with horrible allergies? (1:18:52)

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Jan 05, 2019
938: How to Strengthen Your Wrists, Ways to Limit Exposure to Toxins, the Benefits of Running in Sand & MORE
01:49:33

MAPS Quah!

In this episode of Quah, sponsored by MAPS Fitness Products (www.mapsfitnessproducts.com), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about exercises for strengthening wrists, steps to take to limit exposure to toxins, how to train someone from “My 600lb Life," and the benefits of running in the sand.

  • The good old days of dial-up & phones with cords. (4:45)
  • Mind Pump Recommends Black Mirror: Bandersnatch. (5:55)
  • Ibuprofen alters human testicular physiology: study. (11:30)
  • PRx making big waves! 0% financing for the month of January! (17:33)
  • The amazing feeling working out from home in the cold weather. (20:05)
  • High School Students in Eastern China to Get Facial Monitoring in Class. (28:05)
  • What is perfection for the temperature of your meat? Enter in the Sous Vide bag. (32:30)
  • Women — but not men — seek to actively punish sexualized women, study finds. (36:13)
  • The results are in Will Sal bulk or get shredded?! (40:18)
  • Adam got that Bradley Cooper body in full force! (41:50)
  • The State of the Union of CrossFit: Will the bubble ever fully burst? (44:35)
  • #Quah question #1 – What are some exercises for strengthening wrists? (57:00)
  • #Quah question #2 – What steps do you take to limit exposure to toxins? (1:12:20)
  • #Quah question #3 – If you were asked to train someone from “My 600lb Life,” what would you do? Where would you begin? (1:25:54)
  • #Quah question #4 – What are the benefits of running in the sand? (1:37:38)
  • MMA Talk. (1:45:40)

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Jan 04, 2019
937: How to Lose Weight & Get Fit in 2019
01:03:32

In this episode, Sal, Adam and Justin share techniques and tricks to set, achieve and MAINTAIN health and fitness goals in 2019. Over 50 years of combined experience training thousands of clients has taught them what works best to lose weight and get fit in a sustainable manner.

  • How the guys of Mind Pump celebrated the New Year: Tahoe foodie adventures, dog d*** pics, the Sal and Jessica show & MORE. (2:11)
  • The crazy surge of people wanting to get back into the gym at the beginning of the year. (21:50)
  • The best strategies to get back in shape in 2019: Why people stop working out, setting challenging yet realistic goals, lifting weights over cardio & MORE. (25:23)
  • Why all food is not created equal. How to lose weight in 2019. (45:44)
  • Challenge to address the things that are not sexy. Do things the fast way or the RIGHT way. (51:15)
  • New Year, new and improved version of MAPS Anabolic. (59:50)

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Jan 03, 2019
936: The Benefits of a Front Squat vs. Back Squat, Training Stubborn Clients, 2019 New Year Resolutions & MORE
01:40:58

 Organifi Quah! iTunes & Facebook Review Winners!

In this episode of Quah, sponsored by Organifi (organifi.com/mindpump, code "mindpump" for 20% off), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about the benefits of a front squat over a back squat, how to train a client who is very disobedient and does not like resistance training, how to handle bullies and New Year’s resolutions.

  • Happy New Year!! Mind Pump welcomes in 2019: Solving the transportation issues, mankind not letting ego get in the way & MORE. (4:32)
  • Would You Eat Human Meat Grown in a Lab? (12:15)
  • Thrive Market disrupting the industry and making waves! (13:40)
  • Clash of the Titans: Walmart vs. Amazon. It’s on!! (17:35)
  • UFC Hall of Famer Randy Couture's sex tape leaks online. How the generation coming out now is less worried about things coming out. (18:44)
  • How Instagram is the new high school + Making money off your fame: Have the money or just the fame? (25:30)
  • If the guys of Mind Pump were a movie, what would they be? (28:50)
  • Big recall ordered of pot products after lab is caught faking tests. How the black market is always competing with the legal market. (31:00)
  • Mind Pump addresses the accuracy of food sensitivity tests and tests in general, i.e. Everly Well. (36:24)
  • The great debate: How much money do creators of “at home fitness products” really make? (45:45)
  • Jon Jones also tested positive back in August and September, long before the UFC 232 debacle in Las Vegas. (49:00)
  • Adam’s safe, not so safe story. (50:59)
  • #Quah question #1 – Please explain the benefits of a front squat over a back squat? (54:01)
  • #Quah question #2 - How to train a client who is very obese, disobedient and does not like resistance training? (1:05:10)
  • #Quah question #3 - How to handle bullies? (1:20:25)
  • #Quah question #4 – What are your New Year’s resolutions? (1:31:10)

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Jan 02, 2019
935: All About Cannabis with Leafly.com's William Hyde
01:28:56

In this episode, Sal, Adam & Justin speak with Will Hyde, Senior Subject Matter Expert and Content Producer for the world's largest cannabis website leafly.com.

  • Who is William Hyde, aka The Avid Dabber? (1:47)
  • How and why cannabis affects people differently? (2:59)
  • Is there any truth to the Indica/Sativa description? (6:30)
  • Are there other cannabinoids that we are seeing interesting things with? (9:12)
  • Are they playing a role in the legalization movement? (11:05)
  • How did he get into this industry? (12:02)
  • The Wild, Wild West of the early dispensaries. The evolution of the space. (15:15)
  • What other things is he starting to see with the breeding of cannabis? (19:35)
  • How cannabis is a tool. The misconceptions of certain strains. (22:20)
  • What does he recommend for the ‘newbie’ cannabis user? (25:39)
  • Do we know yet how CBD modulates its effects? (27:56)
  • What are the differences between the CBD strains? (29:39)
  • Are some forms of cannabis better than others? What antidote has come in from people? (32:41)
  • Has he seen antidote/lab data to why people like strains for certain reasons? (37:35)
  • The Pandora of Marijuana: Curating your experience. (40:50)
  • How the Afghani strands put you to sleep. (43:18)
  • Anecdotal speaking, what strains give you energy? (44:20)
  • What strains get you ‘aroused’? (46:17)
  • What is the difference between heirloom strains? (47:51)
  • Does he agree with moving the industry more to a professional vibe rather than stoner? (51:30)
  • His thoughts on tobacco companies moving into the cannabis space? (54:23)
  • His take on the QUALITY of cannabis, black market and licensing. (56:56)
  • The evolution of ‘dabbing’. (1:00:16)
  • What was his first time overdoing cannabis? (1:07:20)
  • Can the way you grow a particular strain change the effects? (1:10:40)
  • Is growing cannabis a difficult thing to do? (1:11:45)
  • How public perception has changed  cannabis. (1:13:45)
  • How does Leafly monetize? (1:16:45)
  • What companies is he paying attention to currently? (1:17:38)
  • How the cannabis industry is changing the stigma among the public. What “cool” things are in the future? (1:23:33)

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Dec 31, 2018
934: Optimizing the Stress of Exercise, Getting Loved Ones to Train, the Best "As Seen on TV" Fitness Equipment & MORE
01:27:21

Organifi Quah!

In this episode of Quah, sponsored by Organifi (organifi.com/mindpump, code "mindpump" for 20% off), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about exercise as a stress to the body, the best way to get a girlfriend to start resistance training, how gut issues make it difficult to lose weight and the best gimmicky “as seen on tv” fitness equipment or programs.

  • Get your Felix Gray glasses with your FSA/HSA account, the importance of blue light blocking glasses & why quality matters. (4:49)
  • The truth behind the statement ‘You get what you pay for’. (11:33)
  • How most toys we grew up with could ‘take your eye out’. The crazy things the guys used to do for entertainment. (15:23)
  • How the tech companies are becoming more responsible before the potential backlash behind screen time use + how the guys police their own kids. (23:47)
  • Takanakuy: The Christmas fighting festival of Peru. (36:18)
  • The World's Poorest People Are Getting Richer Faster than Anyone Else. (40:30)
  • The NEED to get back to real journalism. (45:00)
  • Will Adam purchase the new Nike self-lacing shoes? (49:11)
  • Dollar Stores Feed More Americans Than Whole Foods. (51:40)
  • #Quah question #1 – Exercise as a stress to the body or relief? (57:04)
  • #Quah question #2 – What is the best way to get a girlfriend to start resistance training? (1:04:37)
  • #Quah question #3 – Can gut issues make it difficult to lose weight? (1:16:06)
  • #Quah question #4 – If you were able to only purchase one gimmicky “as seen on tv” fitness equipment or programs, what would it be and why? (1:20:26)

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Dec 29, 2018
933: Overcoming the Fear of Getting Fat, Kicking HIIT Addiction, Yo-Yo Dieting vs Mini Cuts & Mini Bulks & MORE
01:27:11

MAPS Quah!

In this episode of Quah, sponsored by MAPS Fitness Products (www.mapsfitnessproducts.com), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about what to do if you can't function without doing a tiny bit of HIIT every morning, the potential backlash from coffee and caffeine’s true effects on one’s health, how to overcome the mental side of fat gain while bulking and whether mini cuts and mini bulks are considered yo-yo dieting.

  • Mind Pump Holiday Recap: Family traditions, being put on stage & MORE. (5:05)
  • Mind Pump New Year’s Plans: Hotel parties, hanging out at home with family & MORE. (24:25)
  • A ‘Skinny Dipped’ Holiday Season. (30:20)
  • Genetic information as a self-fulfilling prophecy: DNA test results can spur relevant physiological changes, even if they're made up. (31:10)
  • People believing in a cause and putting their dollar towards it. Over $17M donated to GoFundMe for Trump's border wall. (34:01)
  • The strength and weakness of Western Medicine: Pills to reduce cholesterol destroy brown adipose tissue beneficial for health. (39:23)
  • #Quah question #1 – Why do I feel I’m addicted to HIIT to the point I can't function without doing a tiny bit every morning? (47:20)
  • #Quah question #2 – Do you guys think there will be a potential backlash from coffee and caffeine’s true effects on one’s health? (1:00:01)
  • #Quah question #3 - How can you overcome the mental side of fat gain while bulking? (1:10:34)
  • #Quah question #4 – Are mini cuts and mini bulks  considered yo-yo dieting and will it create more fat cells per Layne Norton’s theory? (1:16:36)

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Dec 28, 2018
932: John Meadows
01:45:10

In this episode, Sal, Adam & Justin speak with John Meadows who reveals all about what it takes to be a top-level bodybuilder.

  • Why John doesn’t have a colon. (4:30)
  • Was there anything he did that contributed to his digestion issues? (10:35)
  • How did he change his approach coming back? (12:10)
  • Has going through this experience forced him to become more in tune with his body? (14:55)
  • What are the BIGGEST mistakes he sees with people trying to build muscle? (16:38)
  • Has he found there is a RIGHT dose of protein for his body? (24:40)
  • What are the big missing pieces in bodybuilder’s regimens? (26:03)
  • What kind of things does he cover in his workshops? (29:42)
  • What made him start to compete at a young age? (30:50)
  • When did he start to use anabolic steroids? Was he a hyper responder? (34:20)
  • Does he believe people do not cycle out anymore? (43:19)
  • What are the differences between taking anabolics vs growth hormones? (45:17)
  • His take on training and why certain bodybuilder’s physiques look more ‘granite.’ (54:38)
  • What does he think of the new culture of thought around isolation movements being the BEST movements for most muscle activation? (1:00:45)
  • What is the ‘Mountain Dog Diet’ and does food quality matter? (1:04:10)
  • Is the trend starting to reverse with coaching in bodybuilding? (1:09:20)
  • What is site enhancement oil (SEO)? (1:10:15)
  • How bodybuilding is a different level of drugs in sport. (1:15:54)
  • What is the difference in training people that are natural vs. people on ‘gear’? (1:18:16)
  • His theory behind metabolism in competitive sports. (1:21:52)
  • What is his take on people not adapting their training routines? (1:26:30)
  • How social media killed bodybuilding. What does the future of bodybuilding look like? (1:34:04)
  • If he was to go back and whisper into 22-year-old John’s ear, what would he tell himself? (1:40:13)

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Dec 27, 2018
931: How to Age Pain-Free, Favorite Pre-Workout Meals, Why Dad Bods are so Popular & MORE
01:35:45

Organifi Quah! iTunes & Facebook Winners!

In this episode of Quah, sponsored by Organifi (organifi.com/mindpump, code "mindpump" for 20% off), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about their favorite pre-workout meal, how proper training, intensity and mobility can prevent the pains of aging, why is the dad bod look is so popular and those who say you can’t reach enlightenment if you are ingesting dead animals.

  • How Sal stole his new hairstyle from Disney’s The Nutcracker. (5:01)
  • The See’s candy analogy to the RIGHT haircut. (7:00)
  • The ‘Kermit’ Blend is back! The benefits of combining stimulants with calming products. (11:45)
  • How much are your organs worth? Should it be legal to sell your own organs on the black market? How society does not want to see themselves in the mirror. (15:19)
  • The Great Debate: Is PG in the 80s worse than PG today? (22:02)
  • Painting the picture of movie night at the Di Stefano house: Blue blockers, healthy snacks, and Smoothie Box! (24:20)
  • The differences of standards of food at different houses. (28:45)
  • Merry Christmas from Mind Pump: What did the guys get their significant others, Traditions during Christmas & MORE. (30:08)
  • Amazon sent 1,700 Alexa voice recordings to the wrong user following data request. The guys speculate on the potential fallout from this information. (46:27)
  • Facebook Admits It Gave Netflix, Spotify Special Access to User Messages. Privacy infringement or not? (51:22)
  • A new study finds that marijuana can reprogram sperm genes. (54:45)
  • #Quah question #1 – Your favorite pre-workout meal and why? (57:28)
  • #Quah question #2 – How do you guys feel about the ‘nagging pain because your old’ phenomenon?  (1:13:59)
  • #Quah question #3 - Why is the ‘dad bod’ look so popular and how do we stop it? (1:22:40)
  • #Quah question #4 – What are your thoughts on reaching enlightenment and those who say you can’t eat dead animals? (1:28:52)

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Dec 26, 2018
930: Jennifer Cohen Knows How to Get What She Wants
01:36:55

In this episode, Sal, Adam & Justin speak with Jennifer Cohen, a bestselling author and first rate go getter. An excellent storyteller, Jennifer tells how she got Keanu Reeves to come to her house (really!), work for an NBA team, train celebrities and essentially accomplish everything she has set her mind to. Follow her lead and watch good things happen!

  • Jen the Firecracker! (3:19)
  • How did she get into the fitness space? Her origin story into how fitness became a lifestyle. (4:34)
  • What did she do to attract these prestigious companies wanting her services? (8:00)
  • The evolution of her tenacity. How she got Keanu Reeves on her audition tape. (10:07)
  • How you can mold certain traits into opportunities. Her stint in the music industry. (22:58)
  • Her transition into the corporate fitness space. (30:13)
  • What is her favorite and least favorite celebrity she has trained? (34:18)
  • The more money you have, the less you pay for things. (39:10)
  • From getting burnt out being a Celebrity Trainer to pivoting into a Media Trainer. (44:45)
  • The important lesson of sharing the RIGHT information and thinking long term rather than short term success. (53:54)
  • How small wins equals big change. Was her first book, ‘No Gym Required’, a success? (1:06:19)
  • The message behind ‘Strong is the New Skinny’. (1:08:43)
  • The myth behind having a perfect body and looking at fitness as a way of loving yourself. (1:11:15)
  • How does she manage her kids to eat healthy? (1:20:08)
  • What will her upcoming podcast will be called and be about? (1:25:30)
  • Has she run into Keanu Reeves since? (1:33:25)

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Dec 24, 2018
929: How to Work Out on the Road, Why "Warming Up" Works, Best Fitness & Health Books & MORE
01:34:53

Organifi Quah!

In this episode of Quah, sponsored by Organifi (organifi.com/mindpump, code "mindpump" for 20% off), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about go-to workout pland if you’re away from a gym on business or vacation, the benefit to "warming up," recommended books to educate oneself on health, fitness and lifestyle and the enviable pysical features they would love to take from their co-hosts. 

  • Mind Pump SOLD on Pure from Organifi. (5:05)
  • Sal takes his kids out shopping for Jessica. (10:27)
  • Two ships passing in the night. Why Courtney doesn’t listen to the show. (11:43)
  • Why the internet has changed the perception of how companies advertise. (13:08)
  • Zwift, which turns indoor cycling workouts into multiplayer games, raises $120M. Is gamifying the fitness industry a long term answer? (17:53)
  • The app world is a tough business. (22:39)
  • Will fitness become a cultural trend, children becoming weaker, PRx making waves, the benefits of having equipment at home & MORE. (26:08)
  • How building a network of people can allow you to pivot into other opportunities. The guys talk Body by Jake, Tony Little & MORE. (40:50)
  • The evolution of plate loaded equipment. (44:45)
  • The crazy things the guys would do in the gym for a female’s attention. (53:45)
  • #Quah question #1 – What’s your go to work out plan if you are away on business or vacation? (59:16)
  • #Quah question #2 – Is there something to warming up before a workout? (1:10:43)
  • #Quah question #3 – What books would you recommend to educate oneself on health, fitness and lifestyle? (1:18:53)
  • #Quah question #4- If you could have one feature from one of the Mind Pump hosts, what would it be? (1:27:28)

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  • Paul Chek (@paul.chek) • Instagram
  • Jessica Rothenberg (@thetraininghour) • Instagram
  • Dorian Yates (@thedorianyates) • Instagram
  • Arthur Jones (inventor)
  • Dave Asprey (@dave.asprey) • Instagram
  • Michael Ruscio (@drruscio) • Instagram
  • Mike Matthews (@muscleforlifefitness) • Instagram
  • Max Lugavere (@maxlugavere) • Instagram
  • Robb Wolf (@dasrobbwolf) • Instagram
Dec 22, 2018
928: Spartan vs. CrossFit, How to Eat Healthy at a Gas Station, Killer Snowboard Prep Exercises & MORE
01:30:22

MAPS Quah!

In this episode of Quah, sponsored by MAPS Fitness Products (www.mapsfitnessproducts.com), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about whether the fittest person in the world is a Spartan Racer or a CrossFitter, killer snowboard prep exercises, what to eat to stay healthy with only gas station food and the part of Mind Pump's day-to-day business that is most tedious.

  • Mind Pump Recommends: Blue Planet II (5:56)
  • Were humans the first species to discover psychedelic compounds? (13:30)
  • Alan Greenspan: Investors should prepare for the worst. The importance of having liquid cash and life insurance. (16:10)
  • Home Alone Again with the Google Assistant. (23:45)
  • New Yorkers Have a Constitutional Right to Nunchucks, Judge Rules. (24:19)
  • Random story break with Mind Pump. (25:50)
  • What is cassava flour? The benefits of companies like Siete Family Foods and ordering them from Thrive Market. (30:14)
  • Swearing While You Exercise Could Make You Stronger: Study. (33:21)
  • That one time Justin flipped his mom off. (35:40)
  • Have the guys ever put soap in their kid’s mouths? Have their kids pressed any boundaries? (39:10)
  • The inevitable rebellion: The pendulum is swinging once again. (43:40)
  • #Quah question #1 – Who is the fittest on Earth: Spartan Racer or a CrossFitter? (49:38)
  • #Quah question #2 – What are some killer snowboard prep exercises? (1:00:30)
  • #Quah question #3 – Hypothetically if you only had access to a gas station, what would you eat to stay healthy and why? (1:11:08)
  • #Quah question #4 – What part of Mind Pump's day-to-day business is the most tedious? (1:20:10)

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Dec 21, 2018
927: Raising Healthy Pets in an Unhealthy World with Victoria Field
01:24:46

In this episode Sal, Adam & Justin speak with Victoria Field about the necessity of diet for raising healthy and healing sick animals.

Raising Healthy Pets in an Unhealthy World with Victoria Field

  • The fitness connection she shares with Mind Pump. (4:40)
  • What could she do to make a difference in her dog’s life? How she took what she learned from going through her fitness/health journey to her pets. (7:56)
  • How many dogs are in the facility? (11:29)
  • What are they finding through the research at Keto Pet? (13:21)
  • Was Keto Pet an established association before she linked up with them? (14:55)
  • What does a Keto diet for a dog look like? (17:22)
  • Are we seeing a rise in pet cancers? (20:57)
  • Are there common shady practices she sees in the pet food industry? (23:30)
  • Is she getting any veterinary support or push back? (25:00)
  • Are they using fasting with dogs? (27:00)
  • What kinds of antidote and feedback are they getting from people? (29:31)
  • What does the cost look like? (31:05)
  • Are they looking at alternative treatments besides Keto? (32:30)
  • The ground breaking brain cancer research they are finding through pilot studies (35:45)
  • What dog food brands does she recommend/stay away from? (38:45)
  • Is there are target number of ketones they are looking for with the dogs they are treating? (40:30)
  • How do people at home check their dog’s ketone levels? (42:12)
  • What negative effects do they see with animals who have levels over the limit? (43:50)
  • Why every dog’s threshold is different and the importance of testing. (45:17)
  • Do dogs get the ‘Keto flu’ as well? (47:36)
  • What types of services does Keto Pet supply? (48:58)
  • Any tips for people with cats? (50:53)
  • Have they helped enough dogs to see patterns in certain breeds? (51:54)
  • Do they recommend people feed their animal’s organic food? (55:27)
  • Are they finding that their dogs do not want to eat as much on the Keto diet? (56:06)
  • Any changes in mood/energy/anxiety? (57:51)
  • The focus on education and furthering research. (59:53)
  • How are they funded? (1:00:30)
  • Do they recommend an exercise protocol to go along with the Keto diet? (1:01:17)
  • The need to start the conversation around the Keto diet and its overall benefits. (1:01:57)
  • Are there situations where the Keto diet is not a good option for your dog? (1:05:12)
  • Has she changed the way she eats based on the research she has found? (1:07:02)
  • Have they researched dog’s lipid profiles? (1:13:14)
  • How are they spreading the message of Keto Pet and education on how food affects us metabolically? (1:16:10)
  • Her take on the ‘vegan pet movement’? (1:21:18)

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Dec 20, 2018
926: Surprising Muscle Building Exercises, How to Quickly Transform Your Body When You Only Have a Week, the Truth About the Fat Burning Zone & MORE
01:22:25

Organifi Quah! iTunes & Facebook Review Winners!

In this episode of Quah, sponsored by Organifi (organifi.com/mindpump, code "mindpump" for 20% off), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about how to get as lean as possible in a week for an unexpected video/photo shoot, the surprising exercises that result in the greatest gains, the truth or myth of the fat burning zone and if athleticism is something you are born with or can be trained.

  • Is there caffeine in Organifi’s new products Pure? (5:19)
  • Off cannabis, libido up! Frequency vs. tolerance debate. (7:48)
  • How Hemp And The Farm Bill May Change Life As You Know It. The benefits of products like Ned. (16:00)
  • Netflix Impact On Movie Theaters Is Negligible: Study Commissioned By Theaters. (19:43)
  • A Man in China Hospitalized After Sniffing His Own Socks Every Day. (29:54)
  • Porn sites collect more user data than Netflix or Hulu. (31:14)
  • Feeding the Bullshit. People Call For Father Christmas To Be Renamed 'Person Christmas'. (36:30)
  • Peta: Why Cheese Is the Most Sexist Thing You Can Eat. (38:25)
  • Mind Pump New Year’s Plans. (39:26)
  • #Quah question #1 - How would you go about getting as lean as possible in a week for an unexpected video/photo shoot? (45:25)
  • #Quah question #2 – What exercise surprised you the most with the greatest gains? (51:46)
  • #Quah question #3 - Any truth to the fat burning zone or is it a myth? (1:01:42)
  • #Quah question #4 – Is athleticism something you are born with or can be trained? (1:10:51)

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Dec 19, 2018
BONUS: Introducing MAPS Starter
32:46

In this episode, Sal, Adam & Justin discuss the newest MAPS Fitness Product, MAPS Starter. MAPS Starter is designed for the beginner, the deconditioned and the advanced age person who is wanting to build strength, muscle, lose bodyfat and take control of their health and fitness.

You can find MAPS Starter at www.mapsstarter.com. Use the code STARTER20 for $20 off through Sunday, December 23rd, 2018.

Dec 18, 2018
925: The Best Mind Pump Interviews of 2018
01:51:48

In this episode, Sal, Adam & Justin talk about their favorite (& least favorite) interviews of 2018. Discover who surprised them, who disappointed them and who you can expect to see again in the future.

  • Review/Behind the Scenes of Mind Pump Guests 2018. (3:10)
  • Recap: Interview Sam Parr of The Hustle. (5:50)
  • The Interesting Life of Kourtney Olsen. (8:40)
  • The crazy life story of Luke Story. (10:29)
  • Their impression before and after of Bedros Keuilian: Teaching trainers how to monetize the RIGHT way. (12:12)
  • The authentic nature and delivery of Chris Kresser. (17:07)
  • The carnivore diet expert: Shawn Baker. (19:40)
  • Fantastic and welcoming human being: Lisa Bilyeu. (22:02)
  • The alarming nature of glyphosates with Zach Bush. (23:54)
  • Fixing your gut with Mikhaila Peterson. (25:00)
  • All things Shrooms with Tero Iskauppila. (28:35)
  • Talking all things sex with Emily Morse. (32:56)
  • Dr. Drew & "Psycho Mike" Catherwood of Swole Patrol. (34:25)
  • Being a man with Ryan Michler. (37:40)
  • A unicorn in the industry: Max Lugavere. (39:37)
  • All things gut health with Dr. Michael Rusico. (45:18)
  • Touching the third rail with Bishop Barron. (47:08)
  • The Dad Edge with Larry Hagner. (54:32)
  • The Steve Jobs of Fitness- Mark Mastrov. (57:15)
  • The realness and legacy of Joe DeSena. (1:05:54)
  • Bringing out the red carpet treatment with Flex Wheeler. (1:06:50)
  • The great shit talker: Shawn Ray. (1:09:15)
  • Stan Efferding: The World's Strongest Bodybuilder. (1:10:20)
  • The value of being a father with Dr. Warren Farrell. (1:12:42)
  • Functional Medicine Guru: Dr. Stephen Cabral. (1:17:30)
  • Struggling to communicate with Michael Wood. (1:19:19)
  • All things supplements with Rich Gaspari. (1:23:22)
  • The Transgender Athlete Advantage Debate with Chloie Jonsson & Bennett Kaspar. (1:25:20)
  • All things sports performance with NBA Superstar Coach Paul Fabritz. (1:32:19)
  • The outgoing personality and charisma of Hunter McIntyre. (1:35:30)
  • Unconventional programming with Cory Schlesinger. (1:37:57)
  • The dark side of bodybuilding with John Romano. (1:41:02)
  • The future of interviewing guests on Mind Pump. (1:44:30)
  • Reaching new levels with Ben Greenfield. (1:46:52)
  • Building the team and acquiring the tools: The transformative 2018 moving into reaching the masses in 2019. (1:48:00)

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Dec 17, 2018
924: The Muscle Building Advantage of a Deep Squat, Corrective Exercises for the Computer User, How to Transition Out of a Dieting Stage & MORE
01:28:38

Organifi Quah!

In this episode of Quah, sponsored by Organifi (organifi.com/mindpump, code "mindpump" for 20% off), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about the advantage of an ass to grass squat over a conventional squat, how to transition out of a dieting phase, how to minimize or prevent upper cross syndrome and if Mind Pump would ever create a personal training school.

  • What is an ‘Atomic Sit-Up’? (4:37)
  • The pranks the guys used to do when they were younger. (8:40)
  • Old media is on the way out. Social media outpaces print newspapers in the U.S. as a news source. (17:38)
  • California proposes a plan to tax text messages. (22:50)
  • The fascination over the new way teens communicate. (25:25)
  • The iGen Generation vs. Millennial's. (27:37)
  • Learn about your fitness knowledge with the Health IQ quiz + the decline of the modern male. (37:45)
  • Mind Pump Reviews: Organifi Pure. (45:14)
  • #Quah question #1 – If mobility allows, what are the advantages of an ass to grass squat over a conventional squat? (49:46)
  • #Quah question #2 – When transitioning out of a dieting phase would you decrease cardio first while keeping food intake lower? Or would you increase food intake first and keep more cardio in?  (56:01)
  • #Quah question #3 - For people who work in front of a computer all day, how to minimize or prevent upper cross syndrome? (1:07:58)
  • #Quah question #4 – Would Mind Pump ever create a personal training school? (1:15:05)

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Dec 15, 2018
923: How to Use Static Holds to Improve Performance & Gains, the Best Time to Start a Cut, the True Definition of Fitness & MORE
01:21:37

In this episode of Quah, sponsored by MAPS Fitness Products (www.mapsfitnessproducts.com), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about the recommended number of sets for static holds, how to define fitness, when to stop bulking and start a cut and the “you vs. you” mindset compared to competing to win

  • Want great stocking stuffers for the kids…Skinny Dipped Almonds! (4:50)
  • Santa Sold Shrooms: The Origin Story of the World's Most Famous Person. (7:15)
  • The need to re-sensitize your body to anything to get the most out of it. (8:10)
  • How you are not your things + the practice of E-Fasting. (13:30)
  • Kraft Heinz agrees to buy paleo mayo and dressing company Primal Kitchen. Will there be a backlash? (27:00)
  • The Disney Machine. (31:47)
  • #Quah question #1 – What is the recommended number of sets for static holds? (41:24)
  • #Quah question #2 – How do you define fitness? (54:41)
  • #Quah question #3 - When do you know to stop bulking and start a cut? (1:06:04)
  • #Quah question #4 – What is your take on the “you vs. you” mindset compared to competing to win? (1:11:05)

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Dec 14, 2018
922: John Romano
01:44:48

Sal, Adam & Justin speak with John Romano, a longtime fitness insider and performance-enhancement drug specialist. He has authored several bodybuilding and fitness books and has appeared on HBO, ESPN, ABC's 20/20 and the documentary Bigger Stronger Faster. John is a great storyteller and in this episode he talks about doing time in prison, dealing anabolic steroids, helping CrossFit athletes pass drug tests and other behind the curtain truth about the fitness industry most would rather he kept hidden.

  • How did he get started in the bodybuilding space? His chance meeting with The Original Guru, Dan Duchaine. (4:06)
  • He openly shares in his time in prison and what got him there. (12:19)
  • Who did he write for initially? (18:57)
  • Did he encounter push back from his articles? The dark side of the bodybuilding world. (21:15)
  • Hustling to Learn. 927:50)
  • The origin story of steroids. (29:40)
  • The evolution of anabolic steroid use in bodybuilding. (31:42)
  • Would he say the ’90s was the ‘death’ of female bodybuilding? (43:20)
  • The genesis of ‘Muscle Worship’ with female bodybuilders. (46:30)
  • What was his connection with Bill Phillips? (51:25)
  • What did Dan go to jail for? (57:00)
  • What is his take on the current state of social media? (58:28)
  • An education of the drug market in Mexico. (1:03:00)
  • Does he believe anabolic steroids should be legal in the US? (1:08:50)
  • What consequences has he suffered from poor lifestyle choices? (1:20:25)
  • Does he still write for publications? (1:22:25)
  • What does he think of the space now? (1:25:41)
  • What does he think of the sport of CrossFit? (1:32:37)
  • How would he cycle off a CrossFit athlete? (1:37:08)
  • What’s the deal with SARMS (Selective androgen receptor modulator)? (1:38:50)

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Dec 13, 2018
921: The Gym Schedule That Maximizes Results, When to Change Up a Staple Exercise, How to Incorporate Cardio into a Strength Training Plan & MORE
01:39:26

Organifi Quah! iTunes & Facebook Review Winners!

In this episode of Quah, sponsored by Organifi (organifi.com/mindpump, code "mindpump" for 20% off), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about with unlimited amounts of time to spend in the gym how to train for maximum results, how often a specific exercise should change, good ways to incorporate cardio into a strength training plan that will not interfere with the strength adaptation and potential Mind pump plans to add a female voice to the podcast team.

  • “Old guy trying to be cool…” Adam explains the tag on his shoes + the evolution of his collecting habit. (5:11)
  • What percentage of bodybuilders are gay? The subculture and urban legends of the bodybuilding world. (20:00)
  • Sal, Justin, and families see The Nutcracker + creating family traditions. (23:08)
  • The progression of the YouTube page + butting heads with the young lion. (34:35)
  • Following Up: The guys take new Everly Well tests to check current Omega/B Vitamin levels + the importance of becoming aware of your body & testing. (40:02)
  • Organifi + Vitamin Angels: Eliminating Malnutrition in Children. (45:16)
  • Scientists Are Working on a Pill That Lets You Eat Anything and Avoid Weight Gain. (51:41)
  • #Quah question #1 – If you had unlimited amounts of time to spend in the gym how would you train for maximum results? (57:35)
  • #Quah question #2 - How often should a specific exercise change? (1:08:07)
  • #Quah question #3 – What are good ways to incorporate cardio into a strength training plan that will not interfere with the strength adaptation? (1:18:34)
  • #Quah question #4 – Do you have any plans to add a female voice to the podcast team? (1:25:55)

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Dec 12, 2018
920: Brendon Ayanbadejo
01:27:52

In this episode Sal, Adam, and Justin catch up with Brendon Ayanbadejo, 2 time NFL Superbowl champion who has transitioned into a very successful business owner.

  • How you do anything is how you do everything. Where did Brendan get his work ethic from? (4:15)
  • The formula to life vs. formula to success. (7:32)
  • What would he say is his greatest weakness? (8:43)
  • The Dog vs. the Pug. Does he fear his kids will grow up without the drive? (9:45)
  • When and how did he get introduced to Orangetheory?  (14:46)
  • What was the learning curve on his first Orangetheory businesses? (19:11)
  • The importance of being the FACE of the business early on. (21:00)
  • What are some of the biggest differences between the locations that were producing more revenue? (21:59)
  • How much money does one need to start a franchise? Typical overhead costs? (23:46)
  • The benefits of being the Area Developer. (27:17)
  • What is his current strategy with acquiring new franchises? (30:36)
  • Is he still throttling down or does he still see ‘a big piece of pie on the table’? (31:37)
  • Does he have any fears they are growing TOO fast? (33:02)
  • How often does he see an owner fail? (35:50)
  • The Great Group Training Trend Debate. (36:30)
  • How much autonomy does an owner/trainer have to “modify” programming in the classes? (54:09)
  • How is OTF getting into HRV and acknowledging new technology? (55:19)
  • The importance of community and learning what is best for your body. (59:25)
  • What does their retention rate look like? (1:02:36)
  • Adam’s two cents to add value to Orangetheory: How they don’t want to be the Starbucks of Fitness. (1:06:30)
  • What would his wife say is his biggest flaw/weakness? Practices he puts in place to be a better man? (1:13:10)
  • How does the success with his business compare to his success with football? (1:17:21)
  • Has he thought about becoming the sounding board for the exit strategy for ex-NFL players? (1:20:18)
  • The lessons learned from one another. (1:23:30)

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Dec 10, 2018
919: StrongLifts 5X5 Review, How Quickly the Metabolism Adapts to Cardio, the Ideal Order to Go Through MAPS Programs & MORE
01:33:16

Organifi Quah!

In this episode of Quah, sponsored by Organifi (organifi.com/mindpump, code "mindpump" for 20% off), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about the value of StrongLifts 5x5, the order to go through MAPS programs for someone trying to lose fat and build muscle, how quickly someone’s metabolism will adapt to cardio and the value of shoulder/posture corrective braces.

  • New Product Alert!! Organifi Chocolate GOLD Juice! (4:28)
  • Merry “Flocking” Christmas from Mind Pump. (5:25)
  • 25 Cool Gadgets That Make Great Gifts This Holiday Season (Under $60). (6:53)
  • Use the Joovv Light as a Treatment for Hair Loss??!! (18:21)
  • PETA Jumping the Shark, Rudolph Controversy, Lyrics in Songs & MORE. The Fragmented/Soft World we Now Live In. (23:10)
  • The States Trying to Pass Laws Protecting Drivers Who Hit Protesters. (37:03)
  • Lifting Weights Has a Surprising Effect on Mental Health. Will Resistance Training be the Next Revolutionary Trend? (39:47)
  • #Quah question #1 – What are your thoughts on StrongLifts 5x5? (56:21)
  • #Quah question #2 - What order would you suggest going through MAPS programs for someone trying to lose fat and build muscle? (1:07:43)
  • #Quah question #3 - How quickly will someone’s metabolism will adapt to cardio? (1:17:29)
  • #Quah question #4 – What are your thoughts on the shoulder/posture corrective braces? (1:23:50)

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Dec 08, 2018
918: How to Eat to Gain Muscle NOT Fat, Body Types & Their Affect on Diet, Training & Gains, the Best Body Fat Range to Start a Contest Prep & MORE
01:57:15

MAPS Quah!

In this episode of Quah, sponsored by MAPS Fitness Products (www.mapsfitnessproducts.com), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about the most important boxes to check in the gaining phase, a good body fat range to start a show prep, the significance of the “3 body types,” endomorph, ectomorph and mesomorph and the lowest point in their fitness journey.

  • Sal is OFF caffeine! Will the enema be next?? (5:25)
  • Adam’s weird cannabis free dream, plus the guys talk association with certain things. (9:20)
  • Nothing will wake you up faster than a spider in the shower! (17:14)
  • Mind Pump Weekend Update: Back From Vacation. (22:19)
  • How This 7-Year-Old Made $22 Million Playing With Toys, Justin’s Texting Hack + Will Our Kids Monitor Us? (31:12)
  • Will the Future of War be a Video Game? Microsoft wins $480M military contract to outfit soldiers with HoloLens AR tech. (35:20)
  • The Next Big Legalization of Drugs. Psychoactive Mushrooms May Get a Legalization Vote in Oregon in 2020. (38:55)
  • Will Fitness be Disrupted by Technology? (40:01)
  • The Huge Response from the Mind Pump Black Friday Deals + Sponsorship Updates. (54:15)
  • #Quah question #1 – What are some of the most important boxes to check in the gaining phase? (55:55)
  • #Quah question #2 – What’s a good body fat range to start a show prep? (1:11:32)
  • #Quah question #3 – Can you talk about the belief of the “3 body types,” endomorph, ectomorph, and mesomorph? (1:22:51)
  • #Quah question #4 – What has been the lowest point in your fitness journey? (1:31:08)

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Dec 07, 2018
917: Joe De Sena & Friends
01:46:41

In this episode Sal, Adam and Justin talk with Spartan Race founder Joe De Sena about the business of the Spartan Race, marriage, the challenges of raising children, having lunch with Pauli from the Rocky movies and a lot more. Joe also brings a couple of his colorful mentors on to share wisdom they have gained over the years.

  • Joe the Maniac: Always Doing the Unconventional Things. (5:22)
  • The Unintended Consequences of the Technology Revolution. (9:18)
  • How Long did it Take for him to Get Out of the Red with Spartan? How Much Did He Have to Invest Himself? He Shares Experiences of his Families Business Practices Early on and How You Must Work for What You Get. (10:50)
  • The Challenge of Raising your Kids to Understand the Value of a Dollar, ‘Feel the Pain’ & the Art of Rejection. (21:00)
  • How Happiness Comes from Taking Things Away. (33:40)
  • How We MUST be Reconnected with Ourselves, Others & the Earth. (35:25)
  • The Largest Endurance Competition Sport in the World: Spartan. (36:53)
  • What are the Biggest Challenges He Faces with the Business? (37:43)
  • When did He Piece Together Money didn’t Give Him Quality of Life? (40:45)
  • What has He Found that He will spend some Extra Money on? (43:35)
  • ‘Work Now, for Later’. (50:00)
  • The Order of Importance in his Life. (53:28)
  • Has He ever seen a Gold Bar? (54:45)
  • What is the Biggest Area of Contention between Him and his Wife? (56:05)
  • Larger than Life: Conversation with Jimmy Benz on CTE in Sports, Stories from his Life & MORE. (59:00)
  • People that Answer the Call at Every Time: Joe’s Personal Board of Directors. (1:28:15)
  • Adapting to Your Environment: Hook or be Crook. The Thin Line Between Being Moral and Breaking the Rules. (1:30:00)
  • Rounding Out the Conversation: Joe’s Marriage Advice. (1:40:50)
  • Joe’s Best Piece of Business Advice. (1:42:30)

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Dec 06, 2018
916: The Prison Inmates' Mass Building Secret, Mastering the Bench Press, How to Program to Maximize Upper & Lower Body Gains & MORE
01:34:17

Organifi Quah!

In this episode of Quah, sponsored by Organifi (organifi.com/mindpump, code "mindpump" for 20% off), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about  how guys can put on so much mass in prison considering the quality of meals, why MAPS full body workouts have only one or two leg movements and the rest is upper body, cues and techniques required to perform a proper bench press and if they were professional wrestlers, what their names would be and the gimmicks would they use.

  • Is Your Competitive Spirit Built or Something You’re Born With? (4:37)
  • What Games are the Guys the Best at?? (15:05)
  • Mind Pump Recommends Organifi Pure. (18:14)
  • Sending Thoughts & Love to @ericafitlove: Erica Lugo. (20:36)
  • The Future of Mind Pump TV. (25:02)
  • Mind Pump a Walking Vuori Commercial. (27:29)
  • Sal’s Daughter: Entertainer, Fearless, Strong and Talented. (28:45)
  • Starbucks to Block Porn on Free Wi-Fi in US. (30:57)
  • Mind Pump Recommends Salt Fat Acid Heat. (35:25)
  • The Netflix of Sports: DAZN. (36:20)
  • The Rapid Disruption of Various Industries/Markets. The Guys Speculate What will be Next. (38:14)
  • The Long Gamble. Bitcoin Continues Steep Fall as Cryptocurrency Collapse Worsens. (46:10)
  • #Quah question #1 – Why is it that guys can put on so much mass in prison considering the quality of meals? (48:33)
  • #Quah question #2 – The MAPS programs seem more upper body dominant, how can I progress my lower body? (1:00:18)
  • #Quah question #3 – Can you talk about the cues and techniques required to perform a proper bench press? (1:12:48)
  • #Quah question #4 – If you were a professional wrestler, what would your name be and signature move? (1:24:13)

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Dec 05, 2018
915: Training According to Your Goals, Lifestyle & Age (& MORE)
01:19:03

In this free form episode, Sal, Adam & Justin discuss a variety of subject and ultimately end on the topic of their current training regimens and how to train according to your goals, lifestyle & age. 

  • The Dominance of Disney and the Guys Take a Trip Down Memory Lane. (3:49)
  • The Season of Opportunity: Old Things that are Now Cool, Going to the Amusement Park, Going through Phases & MORE. (9:53)
  • NED: To Cure the Anxiety of Your Animals & Potentially MORE. (21:58)
  • The Evolution of Humans in the Context of Modern Life. (28:30)
  • Are the Repercussions of Our Decisions Expanding based on Our Bloated Sense of Ego? (33:48)
  • Mind Pump Recommends Searching. (35:48)
  • China's Chilling 'Social Credit System' Is Straight Out of Dystopian Sci-Fi, And It's Already Switched On. (37:04)
  • Hit with the Kids! The benefits of Smoothie Box. (50:42)
  • The Natural Hierarchy to want to Eat Heavier Food in the Winter. (53:30)
  • Training According to Your Goals, Lifestyle & Age: The Guys Share their Current Regimen, Misconceptions of Motivational Social Media Pages, Finding Balance & MORE. (56:47)

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Dec 03, 2018
914: How to Naturally Improve Sex Drive, When to Use a Smith Machine, Overcoming Burnout & MORE
01:46:56

Organifi Quah!

In this episode of Quah, sponsored by Organifi (organifi.com/mindpump, code "mindpump" for 20% off), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about how to naturally improve libido in young men, benefits to using the smith machine, their opinion on debt and how to keep going when someone gets burnt out in their career.

  • The Realization and Accepting that you are Getting Older. (5:28)
  • Adam Making Poor Fashion Choices?? (10:40)
  • Relationships, Going to Bed at the Same Time & MORE. (15:20)
  • SIBO Treatment with Herbs Is as Effective as Antibiotics. (19:55)
  • Can Sex Toys be Hacked??!! (26:11)
  • Artificially Creating Activity? Garmin and Disney Partner Up. (29:55)
  • For older people, weight training is more important than cardio exercise: study. (33:37)
  • LeBron James, Other Celebrities Team Up to Start Wellness Brand ‘Ladder’. (37:35)
  • How Technology will Inevitably Change the Legally of Laws. NBA Signs First Data Partnerships for In-Game Gambling, War on Drugs & MORE. (44:05)
  • Health IQ Making Big Waves!! (56:12)
  • Do Allergies Protect Us? (58:30)
  • #Quah question #1 - How to naturally improve libido in young men? (1:03:35)
  • #Quah question #2 – Are their benefits to using the smith machine? (1:14:12)
  • #Quah question #3 – What is your opinion on debt? Did you take out any loans for the business? (1:22:25)
  • #Quah question #4 - How to keep going when someone gets burnt out in their career? (1:34:21)

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Dec 01, 2018
913: Yoga vs Mobility Training, How Fragrances Affect Your Hormones, the Difference Between MAPS Prime & Prime Pro & MORE
01:55:39

MAPS Quah!

In this episode of Quah, sponsored by MAPS Fitness Products (www.mindpumpmedia.com), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about the difference between mobility training & yoga, the difference between MAPS Prime and Prime Pro, if people should be concerned about perfumes and other scented things and their worst habits.

  • Beware of Predatory Scammers Out There. (3:58)
  • Mind Pump Thanksgiving Recap: Family Time, Guido Workout, NED talk, Flex Spending & Health Savings Accounts with Felix Gray & MORE. (12:43)
  • How Long Do the Guys Want to Live for? Reevaluating the Retirement Process. (27:08)
  • Another Step in the Human Evolution Journey. CRISPR bombshell: Chinese researcher claims to have created gene-edited twins. (30:20)
  • Snatch-Chat. Snapchat Sex Workers Being Reported to IRS For Taxes? (33:20)
  • Why You Shouldn’t Pay Someone to Build Your Social Media Following. (37:33)
  • Continuing to Disrupt the Market…Watch out, retailers. This is just how big Amazon is becoming. (39:25)
  • Flock You and Merry Christmas. (45:30)
  • #Quah question #1 – What is the difference between mobility training & yoga? (49:09)
  • #Quah question #2 – What is the difference between MAPS Prime & Prime Pro? (1:03:41)
  • #Quah question #3 – Should we be concerned about perfumes and other scented things? (1:12:32)
  • #Quah question #4 – What are your worst habits? (1:22:30)

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Nov 30, 2018
912: How to Change Your Mental State with Music
52:05

In this episode Sal, Adam & Justin catch up with Dan Clark, CEO of Brain.fm who gives an update the company's rapid growth and the attention their revolutionary mental state changing music is receiving from big players.

Get 20% off of Brain.fm by going to www.brain.fm/mindpump

  • The Mind Pump Bump: The Explosion of Brain.fm (3:51)
  • How do they test or measure brain function while playing their music? The differences between monaural and binaural beats. (5:50)
  • What are the most optimal headphones for this experience? (9:42)
  • Where does he see the 300% growth coming from? (10:26)
  • How is their member retention rate? (11:19)
  • Have they faced any resistance or backlash from the Government? (13:56)
  • What is on the horizon and what are they doing to evolve the business? (16:51)
  • How do they use Functional magnetic resonance imaging or functional MRI (fMRI) to add to their music? (21:36)
  • The importance of depth of sound and high fidelity speakers. (22:55)
  • Have they experimented with altering states of mind? (26:19)
  • The increased blood flow to the brain and does “Focus” produce better sex? (27:41)
  • How to brands like Halo compare to theirs? (30:06)
  • Sonic Branding and Brain.fm (33:06)
  • Updates: Funding, Partnerships, and Brain.fm (33:59)
  • Have they had any interest from the medical community for their product? (36:48)
  • Being a science-based company FIRST and how they do things the RIGHT way. (40:00)
  • How do you protect yourself from others not copying their brand? (41:54)
  • Does he see in potential involvement with the entertainment industry? (43:31)
  • What have been the biggest hurdles they have had to overcome as a company? (44:34)
  • Since he has come on board, what has been the most exciting thing he has seen? (46:36)
  • Why is he so driven to help people? (48:11)

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Nov 29, 2018
911: YouTube Fitness Community Review, How to Use a Pool to Overcome Extreme Physical Limitations, Accountability Strategies for Fitness Success & MORE
01:33:16

Organifi Quah! iTunes & Facebook Review Winners!

In this episode of Quah, sponsored by Organifi (organifi.com/mindpump, code "mindpump" for 20% off), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about perform movements in a pool for those with extreme limitations, the biggest change they have made in training clients that made the biggest difference, best strategies for accountability for someone who isn’t naturally self-disciplined and their opinion of the YouTube Fitness community.

  • New Product Alert: Skinny Dipped Dark Chocolate Peppermint Almonds (4:34)
  • If Mind Pump Were an Instrument, What Would They Be? (7:00)
  • Justin Gets Punked by his Dog: Who’s the Alpha Now?! (11:56)
  • Culture Shock at its Finest…That One Time Adam Almost got Killed. (14:38)
  • The Silly Games the Guys Used to Play, Dumb Trends that Go Viral & MORE. (22:00)
  • Dirty Hustling. Drug company raised the price of life-saving opioid overdose antidote more than 600 percent. (30:55)
  • Lab-Grown Mini-Brains Spontaneously produced ‘Human-Like’ Brain Waves for the First Time. (32:57)
  • Can An Organ Transplant Change A Recipient's Personality? Cell Memory Theory Affirms 'Yes'. (36:59)
  • Baby boys and girls receive different nutrients in breast milk: Study Shows. (38:44)
  • Mexico Looks To Be Next To Legalize Marijuana. (45:50)
  • Ex-Judge Accused of Killing Wife 4 Years after Brutally Assaulting Her. How Does Someone of that Character/Success Fall so Far Off? (46:30)
  • #Quah question #1 – What is the furthest you have regressed a client from particular movements such as a squat or overhead press? Would you start them in a pool for those with extreme limitations? (52:50)
  • #Quah question #2 – What is the biggest change you have made in training clients that made the biggest difference? (1:05:51)
  • #Quah question #3 – What are your best strategies for accountability for someone who isn’t naturally self-disciplined? (1:15:06)
  • #Quah question #4 – What is your overall opinion of the YouTube Fitness community? (1:22:04)

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Nov 28, 2018
BONUS: The Equipment-Free Solution to Building Muscle & Getting In Shape at Home and on the Road
24:51

There are a lot of at-home, body weight workouts available but the vast majority of them are good at one thing... making you sweat. What is missing is thoughtful programming designed to keep you making progress as time goes on. 

You CAN build muscle and shape your body without equipment and in this bonus episode Sal, Adam & Justin discuss the creation of MAPS Anywhere, the equipment-free program that was designed to provide the most beneficial exercises and produce real strength and muscle gains.

Phased like MAPS gym-based programs, MAPS Anywhere is phased to keep you progressing and avoiding plateaus.

Perfect for anyone who wants to workout at home and on the road with minimal or no equipment. It can even be customized for the advanced user.

Get MAPS Anywhere at: www.mapswhite.com.  Use the code WHITE50 all November 2018 for 50% off.

 

Nov 27, 2018
910: Paul Chek
02:28:25

Ep: 910 Paul Chek 

  • Does he feel he has to censor himself more today than 15 years ago? (5:13)
  • Why are women so sensitive to caffeine? (11:00)
  • The importance of breastfeeding. (13:06)
  • The difference between a woman with PMS and an alligator. How context matters. (15:22)
  • The methods he used to wean off caffeine. (17:58)
  • The science and phenomenon behind putting oils and fats in coffee. (22:00)
  • How adaptogens spare cortisol. (28:26)
  • The detrimental consequences of EMFs, low-level stress throughout the day & MORE. (35:13)
  • What are the first things he looks at when someone comes to him? (49:33)
  • How does he start the healing process with someone who is in a wheelchair or paralyzed? (53:26)
  • The fascinating story of Danny Way and how Paul rehabbed him. (1:01:33)
  • How has the reception been since getting into the podcast world? (1:05:28)
  • Has he identified what attracts more students to his courses? (1:10:06)
  • The quest to understand the meaning of life. (1:11:03)
  • What is his take on the Bible? (1:21:01)
  • Scientific materialism/atheism and the danger of people who believe in the opposite direction. (1:30:35)
  • The idea of morals vs. ethics. Level of resources, doing good for humanity, level of hierarchy & MORE. (1:40:30)
  • Special Thrive Market Cyber Monday Commercial. (1:51:00-1:52:00)
  • How God is the greatest actor and we are just playing in his game. (2:05:43)
  • How you are what you eat. (2:13:55)
  • What made him decide to start podcasting? (2:15:28)
  • The root meaning of the word “weird.” (2:24:10)

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Nov 26, 2018
909: Eating Smart During the Holidays, How NOT to do Plyometrics, Tips for Getting Parasympathetic Post Workout & MORE
01:27:53

Organifi Quah!

In this BLACK FRIDAY episode of Quah, sponsored by Organifi (organifi.com/mindpump, code "mindpump" for 20% off), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about EPOC or OTF After-burn theory, eating during the holidays, the benefit of jump squats between sets and ways to get into a parasympathetic state post training.

  • Black Friday/Cyber Monday Deals Galore from Mind Pump & Friends!! (5:21)
  • Justin’s Tummy Issues Back at It. (11:04)
  • One of the Craziest Weeks in Sports History! Are We in a New Transition in Marketing Events? (15:04)
  • Real or Fake News? Fast extraction of cannabinoids in marijuana samples by using hard-cap espresso machines. (26:11)
  • Pure Sal Speculation: How can you Protect Yourself from the Poor Air Quality? (32:15)
  • Adam Ruffling Feathers, Doubling Down and Challenging the Consumer. (33:53)
  • #Quah question #1 – Is EPOC or OTF After-burn theory a real thing? (55:24)
  • #Quah question #2 – How do you guys handle eating during the holidays? (1:02:51)
  • #Quah question #3 - Is there a benefit of doing jump squats between sets? (1:13:17)
  • #Quah question #4 – What are some ways to get into parasympathetic state post training? (1:20:42)

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Nov 24, 2018
908: Best Lifting Schedule to Pack on Muscle, Calculating Maintenance Calories, Hex Bar vs. Straight Bar Deadlifts & MORE
01:22:08

Black Friday Specials!!!!

  • Stories of the guys' first experiences trying the “Devil’s Lettuce”, aka weed. (4:50)
  • Black Friday Blowout Deal from PRx Performance, just in time for the person who doesn’t have a lot of it. (21:05)
  • The History of Black Friday and Where Did the Term Come From? (23:14)
  • Massive MAPS Black Friday Deals are LIVE!! (25:37)
  • Vintage Mind Pump…Justin shares a nickname for one of his “friends”. (28:05)
  • New Study Adds to Growing Evidence That Obesity Causes Depression. (30:05)
  • #Quah question #1 – For packing on muscle which is better, 5 days of isolation work or 3 days of full body lifting? (40:40)
  • #Quah question #2 – If or when would you use a hex bar over a straight bar for deadlifts? Also, would you deadlift and back squat in the same workout? (49:54)
  • #Quah question #3 – Would love to hear your opinions on weight belts, wrist wraps, etc. for the average lifter? (57:42)
  • #Quah question #4 – When figuring out maintenance calories do you average each week of tracking? (1:07:49)

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Nov 23, 2018
907: Cory Schlesinger
01:47:51

Episode 907: Cory Schlesinger 

  • Cory shares the painful experience of tearing his Achilles. (4:24)
  • What lead him to become the Sports Performance Coach of Stanford Basketball? (6:06)
  • How to be a GREAT strength coach, you have to COMPETE in something. (10:51)
  • What does he mean when he says kids are coming in as “broken toys”? (13:28)
  • Finding his value and being an identifier when it comes to his athletes. (18:13)
  • What are some of the most common imbalances he sees with his athletes? (21:09)
  • How does he revert the major lifts and balance risk/reward with his athletes? Replace the compound lifts with his athletes? (23:30)
  • Using wearable tools to monitor and track an athletes practice load. How does he use the data as a coach? (30:51)
  • The importance of strength training during the season. (43:00)
  • Safety nets for safety nets. How does he monitor the output by his athletes based on the data he receives? (46:25)
  • Understanding the dynamics of his athletes in the outside world. (49:24)
  • Does he have a favorite kind of athlete? Least favorite? (51:45)
  • Does he watch a lot of basketball or is he in it too much? (56:58)
  • What are some of the biggest mistakes he sees strength coaches make on all levels? (1:00:54)
  • His take on early specialization in one sport. (1:02:40)
  • What are some of his favorite education tools/certifications for coaches to research? (1:08:13)
  • The major backlash ahead dealing with activity levels and social media with our youth. (1:13:45)
  • What does the future evolution of professional sports look like? (1:20:43)
  • How does he feel about the early start to the current season? (1:31:07)
  • His take on the Freshman 4 over at Duke? (1:31:57)
  • Does he have any favorite NBA teams/players that he follows? (1:33:25)
  • Is he a talent acquisition or leadership guy? (1:36:44)
  • His take on college athletes getting paid? (1:39:10)

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Nov 22, 2018
906: How to Learn the Squat, Tips for Getting Back on Track with Diet & Fitness, When to Use Bodyweight Instead of Weights & MORE
01:28:56

Organifi Quah! iTunes & Facebook Review Winners!

In this episode of Quah, sponsored by Organifi (organifi.com/mindpump, code "mindpump" for 20% off), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about getting started recommendations for a total newbie with no conditioning or strength, teaching someone who’s new to weightlifting how to squat, the best way to get back into lifting/eating seriously after falling off for several weeks or months and the best route for someone with a skinny-fat body composition should take when starting their fitness journey.

  • The slow death of the brick and mortar format, the rise of ecommerce and companies like Walmart and Amazon continuing to evolve. (5:27)
  • The guys talk going cable free and the pros and cons. (13:24)
  • The tragedy of the Northern California fires and the poor air quality from its wake. (19:16)
  • Mind Pump Recommends: Bohemian Rhapsody. (22:52)
  • Recap: Mind Pump Thanksgiving and the guys being Vuori’ed out. (24:07)
  • Lifting weights are better for your heart than cardio: study. (27:45)
  • Relaxing and stimulating: The Organifi “Christmas Blend” and the guys talk preparing for the holidays. (37:28)
  • What the heck is #MGTOW (Men Going Their Own Way)??!! (39:40)
  • #Quah question #1 – What would you recommend for a total newbie getting started with no conditioning or strength? (49:24)
  • #Quah question #2 – How would you go about teaching someone who’s new to weightlifting how to squat? (1:00:58)
  • #Quah question #3 – What is the best way to get back into lifting/eating seriously after falling off for several weeks or months? (1:10:11)
  • #Quah question #4 – What is the best route for someone with a skinny-fat body composition should take when starting their fitness journey? (1:17:43)

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Nov 21, 2018
905: Hunter McIntyre
01:37:37

In this episode, Sal, Adam & Justin talk with the colorful super-athlete, Hunter McIntyre about his wild life of addiction, modeling, winning grueling competitions and more.

  • Coming out of the gates HOT!! Being the life of the party, his trip to rehab and the drugs he used to partake in. (2:26)
  • How did exercise become his drug of choice? (5:35)
  • Something to pass the time…How he got into wrestling and where does his strength come from? (7:25)
  • Is drug use common in the logging industry? (9:00)
  • How he got into obstacle course racing and what was his major breakout? (10:34)
  • If you want to beat people you don’t necessarily have to outwork them, you have to outsmart them. (13:42)
  • How he became enamored by the sport of CrossFit. (16:50)
  • How has the change of focus to Olympic lifting been going? (20:17)
  • Has he measured himself around other top CrossFit athletes? (21:55)
  • How passion is the most important thing in the universe. The art of trash talk and psychological warfare. (22:57)
  • What are the strengths he will bring to the CrossFit Games? (27:54)
  • How does he construct his programming? (29:49)
  • Has he suffered any injuries throughout his career? (32:22)
  • What are practices he has to maintain his health/wellness? (35:08)
  • Why does he feel he lacks empathy for others? He opens up about his relationship with his family and his childhood growing up. (36:45)
  • How it is intelligent to understand what is coming tomorrow, but it is more important to have the focus and the drive to own today. What aspirations does he have besides the CrossFit Games? (39:44)
  • Living in a fishbowl in his brain. The crazy amount of drugs he was on as a kid, the misuse of them & what age did he start/stop. (43:27)
  • If he had to get a job now, would he work for himself or someone else? (50:25)
  • How he didn’t need anything but food and weights. How he got to the level where he is today. (51:56)
  • Does he ever feel like he is living in a video game? The crazy paths life has taken him and his stint as a model. (56:58)
  • Does he take a scientific approach to his nutrition? (1:04:41)
  • If you play the game, you can make a killing. The money he has made doing various reality shows. (1:10:05)
  • How Joe De Sena is Carmen Sandiego and defines #busy. (1:14:12)
  • Does he have any sleep/meditation practices? (1:16:09)
  • What is he reading right now? (1:18:27)
  • Has he rubbed anyone the wrong way or have any nemesis? (1:20:06)
  • How he aims to stay relevant and have fun with it. (1:23:42)
  • What is his proudest moment? Least proud of?(1:24:40)
  • How he was court-ordered to rehab. (1:30:52)
  • Did he ever have a moment for he felt compelled to write out his feelings to his parents?  Do they keep in touch and support him now? (1:32:49)
  • Does he have a time frame in mind for his goal of getting to the CrossFit Games? (1:35:20)

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Nov 19, 2018
904: Olympic Weightlifting vs Bodybuilding Training for Aesthetics, How to Prepare for a Healthy Pregnancy & Speedy Recovery, Injury Prevention for the Hypermobile & MORE
01:26:18

In this episode of Quah, sponsored by Organifi (organifi.com/mindpump, code "mindpump" for 20% off), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about why squat and deadlift weight can be so different, advice for women before they get pregnant to make sure their pregnancy is healthy and their body can bounce back quickly, recommendations for a hypermobile person to prevent injury and their thoughts on Olympic weightlifting for composition.

  • Find out why Adam is so stressed out. (4:37)
  • Staying up on the streetwear trends. (7:14)
  • Happy Birthday Adam! The guys talk getting older and fashion choices they cannot get away with anymore. (9:20)
  • The latest news and updates from Health IQ. (15:12)
  • The night-night formula using Organifi and Ned. (18:45)
  • Nicotine as a nootropic. (20:12)
  • The moment your kid figures out Santa Claus isn’t real and the most gangster parental hack for the holidays.  (22:23)
  • Keeping the homeless people safe or protecting their jobs? Food for homeless in KC parks destroyed by health department. (26:26)
  • Why Teen Suicide Is Lower in States That Have More School Choice. The guys discuss bullying at their age vs. today. (31:38)
  • How everything requires an access to control. The excess exposure of novelty of explicit information and our children today. (36:20)
  • The Mind Pump Thanksgiving is here! Find out the guys favorite and least favorite dishes. (44:03)
  • #Quah question #1 – Should my squat and deadlift be around the same weight? (50:03)
  • #Quah question #2 - Advice for women before they get pregnant to make sure their pregnancy is healthy and their body can bounce back quickly? (1:01:04)
  • #Quah question #3 – Do you have any recommendations for a hypermobile person to prevent injury? (1:10:03)
  • #Quah question #4 - Thoughts on Olympic weightlifting for composition?  (1:16:46)

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Nov 17, 2018
903: The Best Time to Take Creatine, Ab Building Mistakes, Natural Ways to Increase Energy & MORE
01:33:52

MAPS Quah!

In this episode of Quah, sponsored by MAPS Fitness Products (www.mapsfitnessproducts.com), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about partial reps and when to use them, changing your workout based on how you feel, hip flexor fatigue while doing ab exercises and natural ways to increase energy.

  • Like a treasure hunt…The new Thrive Market Kits: Cold Brew, After School Snacks & MORE. (5:23)
  • Abandoning ship?? Greg Glassman Regrets Teaching Kipping Pull-Ups in CrossFit Workouts. The beginning of the end? The guys speculate on the future of the sport. (10:23)
  • How the competitive market/price wars can ruin a business. (18:50)
  • Will OrangeTheory be the detriment of CrossFit? (21:35)
  • The flaws of these fitness trends and group classes. How exercise needs to be individualized. (24:00)
  • The need to shift the culture to empower themselves and do the WORK! (34:40)
  • The devaluing of physical education in the school systems. (39:35)
  • Sal cooking himself like a rotisserie chicken in front of the Joovv light. (41:35)
  • New science and the benefits of taking creatine at a particular time. (43:03)
  • #Quah question #1 – Can you discuss partial reps and when to use them? (49:14)
  • #Quah question #2 – Should you change your workout based on how you feel that day? (1:01:00)
  • #Quah question #3 – Why do I feel hip flexor fatigue while doing ab exercises? (1:10:44)
  • #Quah question #4 – What are natural ways to increase energy to perform better? (1:20:43)

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Nov 16, 2018
902: Josh Thomson
01:26:13

In this episode Sal, Adam & Justin catch up with friend and MMA fighter Josh Thomson. Josh is busy these days doing fight commentary, running a gym and starring in movies. He also has a podcast, Sammy & the Punk that will be airing an interview with Mind Pump soon.

  • What makes a successful MMA studio? (3:05)
  • How does he deal with the psyche of teaching kids? (7:30)
  • How to do what makes sense. How he got the nickname “The Punk.” (10:30)
  • Did he always have a knack working with kids? (13:02)
  • How MMA has evolved and how to tell what kids will be successful. (14:50)
  • What is the goal with his new podcast and media studio? (19:07)
  • How does a trade in MMA work? The guys discuss the recent trade between Demetrious Johnson and Ben Askren.  (22:04)
  • Are we getting the best fighters or entertainers? (25:00)
  • Why does the UFC have precedent over the other promotions? (26:44)
  • What types of fights does he want to see? (28:34)
  • Is there any shit taking that goes on behind the scenes between Bellator and the UFC? (34:25)
  • Can he tell if someone is a badass? (36:50)
  • How often does someone surprise him in the fight game? (39:45)
  • What does he do to recover from a fight? Does he feel the pain from a clean shot? (42:40)
  • How there is a skill to getting hit. (45:11)
  • What are the most physical attributes needed for fighting? (50:50)
  • Will we start to see leg locks transfer over to MMA? (56:40)
  • How does he manage his time? (1:00:07)
  • Are there any other podcasts/announcers that he is paying attention to? (1:01:22)
  • Does he plan on having guests on that have nothing to do with fighting? (1:04:00)
  • Has he gotten any heat for his opinions? The importance of listening to both sides. (1:06:50)
  • The attitude of taking care of yourself through the discipline of hard training. (1:15:12)
  • The importance of education. (1:17:56)

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Nov 15, 2018
901: How Flexing & Posing Can Help Build Muscle, When to Limit Cardio to Avoid Muscle Loss, the Amazing Endocannabinoid System & MORE
01:24:56

Organifi Quah! iTunes & Facebook Review Winners!

In this episode of Quah, sponsored by Organifi (organifi.com/mindpump, code "mindpump" for 20% off), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about how bodybuilding style posing can increase muscle connection, hypertrophy and muscle fiber recruitment for strength, a good amount of cardio to do during the week for good health and not affect the muscle building signal, when a low bar squat is a bad idea and the endocannabinoid system.

  • Mind Pump Recommends: Three Identical Strangers. (6:09)
  • Media’s important role in society, the origin names of reality shows & MORE. (11:25)
  • The mystery of the sea nomads’. (16:49)
  • The last of the eagle huntsmen: Mongolian tribes are the only people in the world using the amazing birds to catch prey. (22:07)
  • The Ultimate Feast from Butcher Box has arrived for the Mind Pump Thanksgiving. (25:05)
  • The various unconventional ways the guys have cleaned their teeth. (27:50)
  • Is going to the dentist a scam? How to Reverse Cavities Naturally & Heal Tooth Decay. (29:25)
  • How Sal and Justin have given their kids Organifi products to optimize their performance. (35:46)
  • In-store vs. online shopping. Which do you prefer? (40:56)
  • #Quah question #1 – Would bodybuilding style posing increase muscle connection, hypertrophy and muscle fiber recruitment for strength? (46:06)
  • #Quah question #2 – What is a good amount of cardio to do during the week for good health and not affect the muscle building signal? (53:46)
  • #Quah question #3 – If a person had a bad low posterior tilt, is a low bar squat a bad idea? (59:48)
  • #Quah question #4 – What is the endocannabinoid system? (1:07:48)

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Nov 14, 2018
900: NBA Superstar Sports Performance Coach Paul Fabritz
01:42:28

In this episode Sal, Adam & Justin speak with Paul Fabritz, founder of PJF Performance and performance coach of NBA superstars like James Harden. Paul has a fascinating story. A struggling college student, he was able to take his passion for basketball and through hard work and delivering exceptional results, he was able to create a wildly successful business training NBA elite, traveling the world, flying on private jets and even training Khloe Kardashian.

  • His journey into sports performance and what led him to specialize in basketball? (2:50)
  • Who was the first NBA player that reached out to him? (7:00)
  • How to progress programming at the right rate. The difference in approach from the Soviet Union to US when it comes to exercise science. (7:30)
  • Did he use advanced equipment in his transformation? With his athletes? (9:50)
  • What techniques did he use to address performance/mechanics with his athletes? (11:35)
  • Getting you to reach your genetic potential. (14:20)
  • Determining an athlete’s level of conscious and risk vs. reward. (15:50)
  • What is the worst advice/myths he has heard? (19:20)
  • The difference between plyometrics being done the RIGHT WAY vs. the wrong way. (22:50)
  • Creating mental toughness and meeting his athletes in the middle. (25:59)
  • How did he grow so fast and become highly successful? (27:40)
  • Would he work for an NBA team? (29:38)
  • Does he have a favorite athlete he works with? (32:40)
  • All in and getting the results. How he decides who he works with. (34:29)
  • The youth is year-round. How does he reach the student athlete market? (35:49)
  • What is the value in academia vs. learning on your own? (37:18)
  • What modalities has he implemented into his own practice? (39:11)
  • Fat don’t fly. How nutrition plays a HUGE role in sports performance. (43:15)
  • Teaching people to live a better and healthy life. (44:25)
  • How does he filter through all the products/technology being thrown his way? What excites him? (46:47)
  • Picking your battles, letting his athletes be intuitive and knowing your own body. (49:45)
  • What is the biggest challenge working with professional athletes? How he sets the table and lays down the foundation when he first meets with an athlete. (51:27)
  • The pivotal moments where his business took off. (54:45)
  • How to leverage yourself and blow up your brand. His new webinar series to teach potential trainers. (59:07)
  • What was that like when he got the call from Dick’s Sporting Goods and Adidas? The details of his sponsorships. (1:00:25)
  • What are some of the biggest mistakes he made while scaling his business? (1:03:34)
  • What is his opinion of the current state of the NBA? Best rookies coming up? Best passers? Most underrated team right now? (1:05:07)
  • What are some things that he did on his Instagram that caused posts to go the most viral? (1:10:09)
  • How to be a squid to become more self-aware. (1:12:22)
  • What are the biggest mistakes he sees athletes make? (1:14:13)
  • Steps to be a better trainer. (1:17:15)
  • What are some epic moments in his career? (1:22:22)
  • What does he appreciate/admire the most about watching NBA players? (1:26:57)
  • The top 3 things the average person can do to improve their vertical TODAY. (1:29:13)
  • How can the average lifter gain speed? Explosive training and max intent. (1:33:07)
  • What advice would he give kids/teenagers to gain speed? (1:36:15)
  • What are his dreams and goals moving forward? (1:37:39)
  • Where does his work ethic come from? (1:39:30)

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Nov 12, 2018
899: Why CrossFit Athletes Have Muscular Bodies, When to Superset for Maximum Gains, the Healthiest Vegetables to Eat & MORE
01:26:50

Organifi Quah!

In this episode of Quah, sponsored by Organifi (organifi.com/mindpump, code "mindpump" for 20% off), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about the most important vegetables to eat, why non-professional CrossFit athletes have very muscular bodies, when to superset and what to do when someone has lost their motivation to work out.

  • Mind Pump Karaoke Night and the fear of putting yourself out there. (5:02)
  • The Shock and Awe approach re-visited. The guys reflect on their first 100 episodes. (7:45)
  • How Adam treats his Camaro as an investment rather than hobby.  (9:52)
  • The guys reflect on the business, their passion and how the time has flown by. (14:52)
  • Sal making friends with the homeless guy in the parking lot & how to tackle the homelessness problem. (18:25)
  • Take some Ned and go straight to bed. (25:33)
  • Girl Scouts Of The USA Files Suit Against Boy Scouts Of America. (29:29)
  • The evolution of sports, a player’s value and how the market reflects the times. (31:11)
  • How the future of sports will be digital. (38:30)
  • #Quah question #1 – What are the best and most important vegetables to eat? (42:53)
  • #Quah question #2 – If circuit training sends the wrong signal, then why do non-professional CrossFit athletes have very muscular bodies? (56:28)
  • #Quah question #3 – When to do a superset and what are the best ones? (1:06:55)
  • #Quah question #4 – What to do when someone has lost their motivation to work out? (1:16:20)

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Nov 10, 2018
898: How Dietary Cholesterol can Help Build Muscle & Strength, Knee Pain Fixes, When Muscle go to "Sleep" & MORE
01:29:16

MAPS Quah!

In this episode of Quah, sponsored by MAPS Fitness Products (www.mindpumpmedia.com), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about the cause of knee pain when squatting and how to fix it, how to make it easier for people to engage in healthier behaviors, if it is impossible for muscles to “sleep” and clothing that the opposite sex wears that’s an instant turn on.

  • Fitness trends/gyms that have come out the gates strong and since then fallen off. (6:11)
  • The MASSIVE impact cholesterol has on muscle growth and strength & performance. (13:23)
  • How Adam used the Everly Well Vitamin D test to become more aware of his levels, their thoughts on their new tests & the importance of testing. (21:02)
  • Four Sigmatic killing the game. Their revamped adaptogen coffee. (26:18)
  • Election Night Recap: What the results mean for the future. (28:42)
  • 10 surprising reasons why single people are happier and healthier. (36:30)
  • When fathers exercise, their future offspring may benefit, mouse study suggests. (41:50)
  • The day the guys realized they were stronger than their dad & when will their own kids surpass them. (43:26)
  • #Quah question #1 – What can be the cause of knee pain when squatting and how to fix it? (51:00)
  • #Quah question #2 – If you could change one thing in the environment, how can we make it easier for people to engage in healthier behaviors? (1:01:23)
  • #Quah question #3 – What do you mean when you say it is impossible for muscles to “sleep”? (1:10:56)
  • #Quah question #4 – What is an article of clothing that the opposite sex wears that’s an instant turn on? (1:18:08)

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Nov 09, 2018
897: The Best Way to Work Out at Home and on the Road
50:07

In this episode, Sal, Adam & Justin discuss the best way to work out and have sustainable progress while at home and on the road.

  • The distinct sound to decades in music. (2:35)
  • How most Hollywood stars come from Broadway. (5:00)
  • What is the most “chick-flickish” movie the guys have watched? (6:35)
  • Mind Pump Recommends: Making a Murder Part 2 and Sal/Justin continue selling Adam on their love for The Haunting of Hill House. (7:30)
  • How broken is our prison system? (17:10)
  • The Best Way to Work Out at Home and on the Road. (22:26)
    • The problem with at-home workouts out there. (24:20)
    • Resistant Training focused programming. (28:40)
    • Progressing intensity properly. (30:45)
    • Building stability behind the joints the right way. (33:45)
    • The importance of adding muscular tension. (35:58)
    • Why you should take time away from the gym. (44:02)

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Nov 08, 2018
896: The Best Time of Day to Train, Amazing Fitness Tools for Under $100, Evolutions in the Mind Pump Philosophy & MORE
01:21:56

Organifi Quah! iTunes & Facebook Review Winners!

In this episode of Quah, sponsored by Organifi (organifi.com/mindpump, code "mindpump" for 20% off), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about the optimal time to work out, things they once promoted on Mind Pump that they no longer believe, the best $100 they have ever spent on something health or fitness related and who is their hall pass.

  • Sal throwing the rule book out the window and making his first Organifi “Christmas Blend” drink of the holiday season. (4:40)
  • Justin lets loose and does karaoke + treehouse update. (9:05)
  • Mind Pump Halloween Recap. (14:32)
  • The big differences between Halloween as a kid compared to today. (18:50)
  • New flavor alert! Holiday TBD Skinny Dipped flavor and the guys talk their addiction to the brand. (20:25)
  • Probiotics and antibiotics create a killer combination: New study shows. (23:13)
  • UFC 230 Recap: History being made once again. (29:05)
  • Midterm Elections: Mind Pump recommends…Should voting be a right or privilege? (34:04)
  • #Quah question #1 – What kind of effect does the time of day you work out have on the body? (40:33)
  • #Quah question #2 – What is the last thing you once promoted on Mind Pump that you no longer believe in? (48:28)
  • #Quah question #3 – What was the best $100 you have ever spent on something health or fitness related? (59:10)
  • #Quah question #4 – Who is your hall pass and why? (1:10:35)

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Nov 07, 2018
895: Do Transgender Athletes have an Unfair Advantage?
01:55:30

In this episode Sal, Adam & Justin talk with transgender athletes Chloie Jonsson & Bennett Kaspar regarding whether transgender athletes have an unfair advantage in sports. 

  • Chloie shares her story/the process of transitioning at the age of 15. (7:58)
  • Is there a competitive advantage for an athlete that transitions? (11:15)
  • Bennett openly shares misconceptions on being a trans person. (16:43)
  • How male privilege is a real thing. (18:55)
  • Have they noticed changes in their body/mind since transitioning? (23:34)
  • What is considered legal when it comes to hormone levels? (26:25)
  • The debate continues over if there is a competitive advantage for an athlete that transitions and the democratization of sports. (28:10)
    • Does Title 9 have any implications in this debate? (40:00)
  • Chloie emotionally shares her experience coming out to her teammates and the response from the CrossFit community. (46:00)
  • Does she embrace being the voice for transgender athletes? (49:00)
  • She talks about the lawsuit against CrossFit and the response from Greg Glassman. (50:00)
  • Preaching acceptance no matter what you believe. (55:00)
  • Does Bennett still have a relationship with his father since coming out as trans? (56:44)
  • How Bennett’s mom rolls with the punches and he openly discusses his current relationship. (59:00)
  • Difference between pans sexual and bi sexual? (1:00:30)
  • Sports for Nerds: How the tides have changed when it comes to how politicians view gay marriage. (1:02:15)
  • Do they feel like we are moving backwards? The white male privilege debate and respecting people as individuals. (1:06:00)
  • Violence against the Transgender Community. (1:16:45)
  • Are there debates among the LGBTQ Community? (1:18:34)
  • Social intelligence and being Team Human. (1:22:08)
  • Bennett shares how his thoughts changed since transitioning. (1:26:30)
  • Has going through this made him more empathetic towards men? (1:28:35)
  • When does the conversation come up about transitioning when dating? (1:33:15)
  • Did they have any apprehensions coming on the podcast? (1:37:35)
  • What other misconceptions do people have about the transgender community? (1:41:01)
  • How the medical field has treated the trans community like test patients. (1:46:20)
  • How much, out of pocket, have they paid for their hormone replacement drugs/surgery? (1:50:00)

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Nov 05, 2018
894: The Perfect Amount of Cardio for Muscle Growth, Getting Your Body to Build and Not Just Recover, Relieving Tight Hips & MORE
01:25:22

Organifi Quah!

In this episode of Quah, sponsored by Organifi (organifi.com/mindpump, code "mindpump" for 20% off), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about how someone can get out of the breakdown/recovery trap, what powerlifters can do to relieve tight hips, if it is possible to out-eat cardio and can gain muscle and if obesity is a disease and not a lifestyle choice.

  • What were the worst nicknames the guys have been called? (4:25)
  • Adam’s worst bullying experience. How people’s actions reflect the opposite, mutual combat law & getting in fights. (6:00)
  • Making smoothies healthy again, Butcher Box owned company: Smoothie Box. (20:07)
  • How the consumer has become much more educated when it comes to supplements. Mind Pump speculates on the future of the industry, transparency in companies like Organifi, tips to be an excellent trainer & MORE. (25:25)
  • #Quah question #1 - How can you get out of the breakdown/recovery trap? (42:33)
  • #Quah question #2 – Tips for powerlifters to relieve tight hips? (53:57)
  • #Quah question #3 - It is possible to out-eat cardio and can gain muscle? (1:00:56)
  • #Quah question #4 - Thoughts on if obesity is a disease and not a lifestyle choice? (1:11:35)

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Nov 03, 2018
893: How to Increase Bench Press, Forgotten Bodybuilding Exercises that Work, Bodybuilding Style Weightlifting vs Calisthenics & MORE
01:25:17

APS Quah!

In this episode of Quah, sponsored by MAPS Fitness Products (www.mindpumpmedia.com), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about tips to increase bench press strength, old school bodybuilding exercises that need to be brought back, calisthenics vs. bodybuilding style weight lifting and the deceptive marketing that some gyms use.

  • Justin’s talents are finally paying off!! (5:40)
  • You Can’t Use A Drone To Film Yourself Skiing But These Ex-Googlers Will Do It For You. (7:41)
  • Find out the scam Adam and his friends used to do with handheld cameras as kids. (9:30)
  • When there is blood on the street, there is money to be made. (13:08)
  • Adam and Catrina are car shopping. (15:15)
  • The end of the world is coming! 'The Blowjob Paper:' Scientists Processed 109 Hours of Oral Sex to Develop an AI that Sucks Dick. (16:54)
  • Does Adam wear his Felix Gray’s because of the effect or because he likes wearing them? (19:35)
  • Out of all the senses, which ones have the guys noticed are diminishing the most? (21:40)
  • A model for the future of how we promote stars: Have an audience follow along. (23:18)
  • Will new media become a strategy for company’s growth in the future? (26:50)
  • How it has become very marketable to show you are charitable. The Thrive Market model. (31:45)
  • Sports for Nerds! Politics. (34:18)
  • Are the Warriors ruining the NBA? (36:06)
  • Thrive Market now has “clean” wine!! (40:48)
  • #Quah question #1 – Any tips to increase bench press strength? (44:25)
  • #Quah question #2 – What are some old school bodybuilding exercises that need to be brought back? (55:38)
  • #Quah question #3 – Thoughts on calisthenics vs. bodybuilding style weight lifting? (1:04:53)
  • #Quah question #4 – How do you feel about the deceptive marketing that some gyms use? (1:13:31)

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Nov 02, 2018
892: Rich Gaspari
01:36:37

In this episode Sal, Adam & Justin interview Rich Gaspari, bodybuilding legend and founder of Gaspari Nutrition, an innovator in the supplement industry. Rich built Gaspari Nutrition to a $100 million company, lost it and is now back at the helm. Hear this and other fascinating stories in this podcast.

  •  The evolution of fitness conventions. (5:34)
  • Bringing conditioning to another level…Rich details his pursuit into bodybuilding. (6:55)
  • Did he believe to get to the next level you had to take supplements? (13:23)
  • What was the response from his level of conditioning? (18:17)
  • Why did he decide to make a comeback after an injury? (19:51)
  • From bodybuilding legend to founder of Gaspari Nutrition, how he became an innovator in the supplement industry. (24:28)
  • At what point did he realize he was doing something great? (27:34)
  • From the basement to $100 million dollar company. The grind in the beginning of Gaspari Nutrition. (32:08)
  • How did he pick the growth hormones he sold in the beginning? (37:00)
  • It’s all about the mouth feel…how he changed the game in the protein market. (43:39)
  • What was the scaling process like as his company grew? (46:20)
  • How did the change in marketing affecting his business? (47:30)
  • From building Gaspari Nutrition to a $100 million dollar company, to filing for bankruptcy: How he gained the reins back to the company he built. (50:46)
  • What does he think of the market now since getting control back? (56:47)
  • His take on facade supplement companies. (1:00:45)
  • Do any other brands impress him? (1:04:00)
  • What emerging trends excite him? (1:06:35)
  • How the most important sale is the 2nd sale. (1:12:10)
  • What are his thoughts on Amazon entering the supplement market? (1:15:15)
  • Does he feel like an uncaged lion since getting control of his company back? (1:19:24)
  • What was the most memorable moment in his bodybuilding career? Business career? (1:23:15)
  • What are his top physiques in bodybuilding? (1:26:55)
  • Does he believe the drug culture is affecting the current crop of bodybuilders? (1:28:19)

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Nov 01, 2018
891: How to Determine Your Ideal Caloric Intake, When to Use Box Squats Instead of Back Squats, the Best Natural Anxiety Remedies & MORE
01:12:37

Organifi Quah! iTunes + Facebook Review Winners!

In this episode of Quah, sponsored by Organifi (organifi.com/mindpump, code "mindpump" for 20% off), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about the best ways to combat anxiety naturally, box squats and when to do them instead of back squats, how to get clients to do mobility work while keeping the sessions entertaining and engaging and the best way to determine exactly how many calories you should be eating.

  •  Justin’s Booze Cruise Weekend. (5:22)
  • The Sal and Jessica Show. (7:30)
  • Sal silences his inner sceptic and visits anther church. (8:27)
  • Throwback to your childhood. Sal shares his thoughts on Jonah Hill’s new film Mid 90s. (11:49)
  • Adam’s hack to customize your Netflix profile for your likes. (12:37)
  • Sal and Justin share their love for The Haunting of Hill House. (16:15)
  • Is Adam the worst caretaker ever? The guys talk empathy for others, attentiveness and how the times have changed. (18:54)
  • Ease your anxiety and sleep like a baby. Adam shares his newest elixir using Ned and Organifi. (26:18)
  • Amazing Facts About the Endocannabinoid System – and Why We Should Tell the World About It. (29:20)
  • Are Saunas the Next Big Performance-Enhancing “Drug”? (33:00)
  • Muscle mass should be a new vital sign, research shows. (37:14)
  • #Quah question #1 – What are the best ways to combat anxiety naturally? (41:46)
  • #Quah question #2 – What is your opinion on box squats and when to do them instead of back squats? (54:34)
  • #Quah question #3 – For new clients, how to get clients to do mobility work while keeping the sessions entertaining and engaging? (59:17)
  • #Quah question #4 – What is the best way to determine exactly how many calories you should be eating? (1:03:14)

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Oct 31, 2018
890: How to Sculpt Your Body for Maximum Visual Appeal- The Science of Aesthetics
51:59

In this episode, Sal, Adam & Justin discuss the science of aesthetics, what people are naturally drawn to physically and how to sculpt your body so that it is closer to that ideal.

  • Does being sick make you look weaker? (1:22)
  • Would you have listened to Mind Pump when you were 20? (4:18)
  • “It Ain’t Easy Being Cheesy.” The caption contest and your audience knowing your brand. (5:03)
  • Memes: The new political cartoon of our time. (6:53)
  • Are their red flags Sal and Justin have seen with their kids and social media? Should adult individuals be held accountable for events in their youth? (10:40)
  • What is MAPS Aesthetic? Who is it for? (16:15)
  • The sculptor: How the program transformed Adam’s body. (20:55)
  • Why volume/frequency play a HUGE role in your body transformation. (24:05)
  • What Makes Someone Look Aesthetic? (27:30)
  • The Science of Aesthetics. (30:05)
  • The greatest lessons learned from training their weaker body parts: The importance of Focus Sessions. (33:00)
  • The Anabolic Bell Curve: The Science behind How you Build Muscle. (37:05)
  • How healing and adapting are COMPLETELY different. (38:50)
  • The trend bodybuilders used to improve their physique. (42:20)
  • MAPS Aesthetic: The PERFECT for your prep. (44:10)
  • The secret sauce behind MAPS programming, how they create their programs and what you need to start MAPS Aesthetic TODAY. (46:00)

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Oct 29, 2018
889: Misunderstood Exercises, Low Calorie Foods Contribution to Binge Eating, When Kids Shouldn't Lift Weights & MORE
01:17:42

Organifi Quah!

In this episode of Quah, sponsored by Organifi (organifi.com/mindpump, code "mindpump" for 20% off), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about exercises and movements that have misrepresented intentions, if foods marketed as low calorie are contributing to normalizing binge eating behaviors, how young is too young to lift weights and if masterminds are the real deal or BS.

  • Who is the culprit leaving their underwear around the studio while using the Joovv light? (4:15)
  • Guys review the new products from Organifi: Pure and Pumpkin Spice! (8:29)
  • Not exercising worse for your health than smoking, diabetes and heart disease, a study reveals. (12:02)
  • How many more categories can they create with the Guinness Book of World Records??!! (22:56)
  • Jack Lalanne: Fitness Pioneer. (24:40)
  • The Trade War Continues: Ford Prepares for Mass Layoffs After Losing $1 Billion to Trump's Trade Tariffs, Report Says. (29:50)
  • Stranded at Mexico’s Southern Border, Migrants Consider Their Options. (34:20)
  • #Quah question #1 – What other exercises and movements that have misrepresented intentions? (36:41)
  • #Quah question #2 – Do you think foods marketed as low calorie are contributing to normalizing binge eating behaviors? (47:09)
  • #Quah question #3 - How young is too young to lift weights? (59:53)
  • #Quah question #4 - Are masterminds are the real deal or BS? (1:07:15)

 

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Oct 27, 2018
888: The Dangers of High Calorie Cheat Days, Fixing Morning Back Pain, the Pros & Cons of Barefoot Shoes & MORE
01:10:46

MAPS Quah!

In this episode of Quah, sponsored by MAPS Fitness Products (www.mindpumpmedia.com), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about their opinion on fitness influencers doing10,000+ calorie cheat days on YouTube, how to correct a sore and tight back when you wake up, the benefits of barefoot shoes and if online training is something one should do even if they have no in-person training experience.

  • What does simian mean? (5:42)
  • Did you catch Adam on TV last night at the Warriors game?! (7:03)
  • Bay Area Sports Beat and Leadership 101 with Mind Pump. (8:43)
  • Mind Pump Recommends: The Haunting of Hill House. (14:17)
  • Do you feel more anxious or excitement watching scary movies? (19:00)
  • Is old media nearly dead? Netflix Plans to Raise $2 Billion in New Debt to Fund Content Spending. (24:35)
  • New Product Alert from Four Sigmatic: Focus Shots! (30:09)
  • #Quah question #1 – What is your opinion on fitness influencers doing 10,000+ calorie cheat days on YouTube? (34:43)
  • #Quah question #2 – How can I alleviate my lower back pain upon waking up? (45:08)
  • #Quah question #3 – What are benefits of barefoot shoes? (52:32)
  • #Quah question #4 – What is your opinion on if online training is something one should do even if they have no in-person training experience? (59:09)

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Oct 26, 2018
887: The Fastest Growing Sport in the World with NRG Esport Co-Founder Andy Miller
01:25:32

In this episode, Sal, Adam & Justin speak with Andy Miller, co-founder of NRG Esports. Esports is now the fasting growing sport in the world and in this episode they go into detail about the Esport world, how it is beginning to overtake other professional sports, the digital athletes that play and how they train. Andy has a fascinating entrepreneurial background and shares his story in this episode.

  • Andy’s origin story and the ah-ha moment that introduced him to the world of Esports. (6:14)
  • When did Esports take-off? (13:00)
  • How do you become a professional gamer? (17:28)
  • How being a part of an Esports team is the same as being on a professional sports team. The path to becoming a pro gamer. (19:22)
  • The secret sauce to the success of gaming: Live Events. (26:40)
  • The evolution of sports and how does Esports play a part. (29:50)
  • Are there different styles of play depending on culture/race? (32:42)
  • A young man’s sport: The importance of correctional exercise and movement to stay optimized. (36:20)
  • Does he see a backlash from these kids making so much money so fast? (39:50)
  • Is there a starting 5 in gaming? (42:30)
  • How often are players tweaking their style of play? (44:38)
  • Are there rivalries in gaming? (45:45)
  • What do the analytics show when it comes to gender in gaming? (47:28)
  • Are there markets/brands that are popping up from the growth of Esports? (49:45)
  • Who are the superstars in Esports? (53:03)
  • As an investor, what are the biggest challenges he sees with gaming in terms of growth? Opportunities? (55:00)
  • How to optimize these players bodies to play at their highest level. (59:00)
  • How big will this thing get? (1:04:00)
  • Will virtual reality play a part in gaming? (1:06:20)
  • What was his experience like working under Steve Jobs? (1:08:55)
  • The moment he decided to sell his company to Apple and his selling pitch to Steve Jobs. (1:11:50)
  • Does he have his hands in multiple businesses? (1:19:02)
  • Mind Pump: The exclusive fitness programmers for Esports? (1:22:47)

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Oct 25, 2018
886: How to Conquer Binge Eating, Overcoming Mental Hurdles, Avoiding Weed Hangovers & MORE
01:28:18

Organifi Quah! iTunes & Facebook Review Winners!

In this episode of Quah, sponsored by Organifi (organifi.com/mindpump, code "mindpump" for 20% off), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about how to conquer binge eating, the biggest mental hurdles they have had to overcome, what they would pursue with all the time in the world and no other life restrictions and if there is such thing as a weed hangover.

  • Catrina “Patient Zero”: The guys are all sick at the same time, time to bust out the cold busting Organifi remedies. (4:52)
  • Mind Pump Weekend Update:
    • The special bond of family: Adam’s mom gets married! (11:20)
    • Justin has family visit from out of town. (17:30)
    • Sal watches Harry Potter movies with his kids. (18:09)
  • Pumpsgiving: The Ultimate Feast thanks to Butcher Box. (19:14)
  • FDA Approves Cannabis For Brain Cancer Treatment. (20:58)
  • Cannabis use is associated with reduced prevalence of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease: A cross-sectional study. (24:16)
  • The stigma of cannabis and the War on Drugs. (28:17)
  • The Starbucks Generation: The change in climate how kids how consume caffeine. (35:19)
  • New trend alert! Nose Warmers. (40:12)
  • #Quah question #1 – How to conquer binge eating? Any advice? (42:17)
  • #Quah question #2 – What are the biggest mental hurdles you have had to overcome in your life? (55:50)
  • #Quah question #3 – If you had all the time in the world and no other life restrictions, what would you like to immerse yourself in and learn more about? (1:08:56)
  • #Quah question #4 – Is there such thing as a weed hangover? (1:18:46)

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Oct 24, 2018
885: Shawn Ray
02:21:39

In this episode, Sal, Adam and Justin speak with the controversial  1990s bodybuilder Shawn Ray.

  • The birth of the Mass Monsters: Shawn shares his origin story. (3:25)
  • How the artistry of bodybuilding was lost in the 90s. (9:29)
  • The end of the “beauty of symmetry” in bodybuilding. (11:50)
  • The evolution of the chemistry in bodybuilding. (14:06)
  • When did he make the decision to get into anabolic steroids? (15:48)
  • How you don’t get better with age on steroids. (19:30)
  • The development of the different categories in bodybuilding. (23:10)
  • The Anti-Fitness Idea: The Global Mainstream look of Fitness. (26:20)
  • Did the pharmacology of bodybuilding change and evolve training programs? (27:20)
  • How has social media impacted “being a student of the game?” (30:05)
  • The influx of the “Age of Influencers” at bodybuilding conventions. (34:56)
  • The conspiracy effect of judging in bodybuilding. (37:09)
  • Own Your Shit: Why he is anti-trainer. (41:03)
  • The Puss-ification of Bodybuilding: How the training has changed. (49:07)
  • Why getting away from the gym did wonders for his physique and psyche. (55:01)
  • What does the future of bodybuilding look like? (59:57)
  • Will we see bodybuilding in the Olympics? (1:05:07)
  • What are the biggest risks facing the sport today? (1:06:40)
  • The “Negative Nancy” mentality of Flex Wheeler. (1:10:25)
  • During his career, did he build any lifelong friendships/relationships? Poke fun at? (1:16:28)
  • The fragile ego mindset of bodybuilders. (1:19:10)
  • How his passion drives his actions. (1:24:20)
  • How the Arnold Classic has disrupted the industry and dominated. (1:27:19)
  • Shawn Ray the businessman and storyteller. (1:31:00)
  • Can he see a person and tell if they are on anabolic steroids? (1:40:11)
  • The surprise daughter story explained. (1:47:35)
  • The transition from bodybuilder to dad. Does he find himself protective over his children? (1:54:25)
  • Idiot savant: The Kai Greene story. (1:57:36)
  • Will we ever see another bodybuilder go mainstream? (2:07:02)
  • The appeal/clout of The Rock and other celebrities promoting bodybuilding. (2:14:05)
  • Why he walked away from bodybuilding. (2:17:27)

 

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Oct 22, 2018
884: When Cardio Prevents Muscle Gain, How to Train for Maximum Muscle Separation, Lower Back Protecting Squat & Overhead Press Strategies & MORE
01:17:16

Organifi Quah!

In this episode of Quah, sponsored by Organifi (organifi.com/mindpump, code "mindpump" for 20% off), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about of it is better for muscle development to add weight and barely make the prescribed rep range or add no weight but max the rep range for weighted dips and pull-ups, if pickup games of basketball tell the body to not to build muscle, how much lumbar extension is too much when performing a barbell squat or overhead press and how to train to achieve muscle separation.

  • Technology has us spoiled. (3:53)
  • The transition when you became attached to the internet. (6:07)
  • Was Sal an easy target growing up with his love for books and reading? (9:45)
  • The misconception of being a “dumb jock.” How we create stereotypes. (13:50)
  • Caption This! Giveaway Winners! (16:53)
  • Fostering an environment of being purpose driven and belief in what you are doing. (18:16)
  • Start with Why and the power of self-improvement through fitness. (23:07)
  • Will you benefit the most pre or post workout from consuming caffeine? (26:28)
  • The benefits of turmeric & Organifi Green Juice to optimize your immune system. (32:00)
  • Many dietary supplements contain unapproved, dangerous ingredients, study finds. (33:50)
  • The dark side of the supplement market. (38:53)
  • #Quah question #1 – Is it better for muscle development to add weight and barely make the prescribed rep range or add no weight but max the rep range for weighted dips and pull-ups? (45:04)
  • #Quah question #2 – Will playing pickup games of basketball tell the body not to build muscle? (54:20)
  • #Quah question #3 – How much lumbar extension is too much when performing a barbell squat or overhead press? (1:00:40)
  • #Quah question #4 – How does one train to achieve muscle separation? (1:08:32)

 

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Oct 20, 2018
883: The Truth About Fat Burners, the Best Way to Conduct Group Fitness Classes, the Pros & Cons of Low Rep Isolation Movements & MORE
01:43:07

MAPS Quah!


In this episode of Quah, sponsored by MAPS Fitness Products (www.mindpumpmedia.com), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about how to not feel like a hypocrite when running boot camps, the pros and cons to going into business alone or with a partner, how to approach isolation exercises when training in a low rep range and their opinion on using CLA and L-Carnitine as an aid to burning fat.

  • Want to get Justin to do something, make it a game and time him. (5:07)
  • The Singularity. Sal’s son new school project: Podcaster. (6:38)
  • The most brilliant writing ever, Big Mouth. (13:40)
  • Adam making nervous bets. (17:10)
  • Bradley Martyn bruising Adam’s ego and the fallout from it. (20:02)
  • A way to give back and communicate with your audience, Instagram Q&A. (28:44)
  • The tremendous amount of time that is wasted due to inefficiency in various markets and online platforms like Thrive Market that are disrupting them. (30:50)
  • Letting the fox in the hen house. Amazon’s control over all brands. (39:45)
  • Is Walmart too big to fail? The needed competition with Amazon. (41:58)
  • Robots and AI taking over and doing amazing things. (43:40)
  • Way too addictive: Skinny Dipped almonds. (48:35)
  • The guys share their favorite scary movies. (49:58)
  • #Quah question #1 - How can I not feel like a hypocrite when running boot camps? (53:25)
  • #Quah question #2 - What would you say are the pros and cons to going into business alone or with a partner? (1:10:06)
  • #Quah question #3 - How do you approach isolation exercises when training in a low rep range? (1:23:40)
  • #Quah question #4 – Do you have an opinion on using CLA and L-Carnitine as an aid to burning fat? (1:30:58)

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Oct 19, 2018
882: Melissa Mello on Autism- It's Causes & Treatments
01:14:14

In this episode, Sal, Adam & Justin speak with Melissa Mello of the UC Davis Mind Institute on Autism.

  • Mind Pump Recommends: White Boy Ricky. (3:21)
  • Introducing Melissa Mello: Who is she and what does she do? (4:50)
  • What got her into this field of research? (6:00)
  • Has autism exploded or have people become more aware? (6:31)
  • How do we categorize autism? (8:41)
  • What do we know about the autistic brain? (11:50)
  • Breaking the myths of autism. What causes it? (13:50)
  • Is there a link between poor nutrition/lack of exercise and autism? (17:36)
  • Have there been any evolutionary advantages to having autism? (19:45)
  • How does one treat autism? (21:42)
  • What are the different forms of autism? Spectrums? (23:05)
  • What symptoms can parents look for? (25:11)
  • Are there any tools/objective tests to see if kids are on the spectrum? (27:14)
  • The lessons she has learned working with children with autism. (28:23)
  • Has she had a particular breakthrough recently? (29:36)
  • Are there common mistakes parents make that have autistic children? (32:03)
  • Are we doing a good or bad job treating children with autism? (36:23)
  • What are the biggest roadblocks when it comes to furthering research and treatments? (38:00)
  • What is the hallmark of autism? (39:21)
  • Is there a gut/brain connection when it comes to autism? (42:39)
  • What frustrates her the most and does she have to battle the parents? (44:26)
  • What are the big rocks to address if your child gets diagnosed with autism? (46:15)
  • When the child wants to talk, but can’t. What does that mean? (47:51)
  • How does she deal with failure? (49:04)
  • Does she get emotional connected to the children she treats? (50:48)
  • Her thoughts on labeling things without knowing. (54:40)
  • Knowing what we know now, does she speculate on who may have had autism? (57:10)
  • What potential future research excites her in the field? (1:01:30)
  • Have there been paradigm shattering moments in her career? (1:03:15)
  • Does she find herself closed off from other people after a long day? (1:05:05)
  • Recommendations for websites with quality autism research/information. (1:07:14)
  • Are there symptoms she sees in adult patients? (1:10:27)
  • Favorite books? (1:11:30)

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Oct 18, 2018
881: P90X & Beachbody Review, the Truth About Designer Steroids & Prohormones, the Importance of Exercise Order & MORE
01:46:18

Organifi Quah! iTunes & Facebook Review Winners!

In this episode of Quah, sponsored by Organifi (organifi.com/mindpump, code "mindpump" for 20% off), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about their opinion on P90x and Beachbody programs, the importance of exercise order in MAPS programs, the truth about designer steroids and prohormones and how much they think the human psyche affects weight loss.

  • Being a good father and going deep about suicide. (5:54)
  • The lessons you learn by teaching rather than just learning. (8:35)
  • Shout out to “Dynamic” Danny Matranga. (12:00)
  • The value of being an effective communicator. (14:25)
  • Sal testing his ever raging testosterone levels using Everly Well & the importance of getting your levels checked. (17:35)
  • Organifi updates. (28:35)
  • Adam the professional faller & the shit that guys do. (29:45)
  • The Mysterious Fall of Shredz and Joey Swoll’s new partnership with Conor McGregor. (36:44)
  • The grueling, yet satisfying nature of manual labor. (42:34)
  • Sugar Shock: Do you know how much sugar your children are consuming? (44:47)
  • The recipe for disaster and social pressures of behaviors learned from childhood. (46:58)
  • #Quah question #1 – What is your opinion on P90x and Beachbody programs? (57:35)
  • #Quah question #2 - How important is the exercise order in MAPS programs? (1:15:33)
  • #Quah question #3 – Can you talk about designer steroids and prohormones? (1:23:53)
  • #Quah question #4 - How much does the human psyche affect weight loss? (1:33:54)

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Oct 17, 2018
880: How to Squat Like a Pro
56:55

In this episode, Sal, Adam & Justin discuss what it takes to master the squat.

  • Tribalism and fostering an open minded community. (2:24)
  • How to Squat Like a Pro (17:30)
    • Why Squatting is Important and what is considered strong for a squat? (18:50)
    • When & How to Add Resistance. (24:20)
    • Our Best Squatting Tips:  The most important keys to getting a good, deep squat, that's actually quite commonly overlooked. (31:34)
    • Takeaways and actionable steps. (47:00)

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Oct 15, 2018
879: When to Change Up Rep Ranges & Exercises, Steps to Prevent or Diminish Alzheimer's Symptoms, the Benefits of Post Workout Stretching & MORE
01:22:57

Organifi Quah!

In this episode of Quah, sponsored by Organifi (organifi.com/mindpump, code "mindpump" for 20% off), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about if when changing rep ranges if it is a good idea to change the type of exercise in the routine as well, if there is a benefit to stretching after working out, how to prevent getting Alzheimer’s and how to reduce the symptoms in those who already have it and whether a franchise is the best way to start a gym.

  • Stealing or paying homage? How artists take beats from each other in this day and age. (4:37)
  • It’s so good, yet so fucked up. The new season of Big Mouth & sex toy talk. (6:58)
  • UPDATE: A Deep Analysis of What Conor Said to Khabib. (10:58)
  • Dying to Sleep — The Waking Nightmare of Fatal Familial Insomnia. (16:45)
  • Take some NED and go to bed. How Adam uses it into his sleep routine for himself and his dogs. (19:50)
  • New Organifi products and squirrels on a plane. (24:10)
  • The moment Adam took too much Alpha Brain & the chemistry during interviews. (30:10)
  • Association of dairy intake with cardiovascular disease and mortality in 21 countries from five continents (PURE): a prospective cohort study. (32:20)
  • Finding things to poke holes in. Layne Norton at it again with recent post on artificial sweeteners. (33:48)
  • #Quah question #1 – When changing rep ranges is it a good idea to change the type of exercise in the routine as well? (38:06)
  • #Quah question #2 – Should you stretch after working out? (49:35)
  • #Quah question #3 - How to prevent getting Alzheimer’s and how to reduce the symptoms in those who already have it? (58:44)
  • #Quah question #4 -  Is a franchise is the best way to start a gym? (1:07:38)

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Oct 13, 2018
878: How to Train During Cuts & Bulks, the Most Important Muscle for Peak Athletic Performance, Why Trainers Fail & MORE
01:45:23

MAPS Quah!

In this episode of Quah, sponsored by MAPS Fitness Products (www.mindpumpmedia.com), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about if a 17 year old should bulk or cut, the most appropriate rep ranges or workout phases for cuts and bulks, the most important muscle or muscle group for peak athletic performance and if it is common to have clients who struggle to make progress compared to the transformations we see on social media.

  • Mind Pump custom chairs and mics: Coming Soon! (6:33)
  • @thetraininghour shout out! Philosophical, Psychological, And Practical Posts For Life, Fitness, And Health. (7:35)
  • More to Bruce Lee than just his movies…Sal gets nerdy on his idol. (8:30)
  • Sal’s wardrobe kryptonite for Taylor…Vuori saves the day! (16:45)
  • When you drink milk and you know you shouldn’t…Four Sigmatic to the rescue! (20:40)
  • Does size really  matter when it comes to fertility? New study. (27:32)
  • Entering new era of psychotherapy. Psychedelic Mushrooms Are Closer to Medicinal Use (It’s Not Just Your Imagination). (30:38)
  • A Banksy painting sold at auction for $1.4 million — then automatically shredded itself. (36:27)
  • Why Campbell Soup Is Selling Its Fresh Business. (39:08)
  • The guys speculate on why Bodybuilding.com is taking a nosedive and slowing bleeding out vs. their competition. (42:10)
  • The major gap between what is “good” and what is “viral.” Amazon, Netflix, Hulu the ever changing media. (51:40)
  • #Quah question #1 – What should a 17 year old do, bulk or cut? (58:55)
  • #Quah question #2 – What would be the most appropriate rep ranges or workout phases for cuts and bulks? (1:11:23)
  • #Quah question #3 – What would you say is the most important muscle or muscle group for peak athletic performance? (1:18:55)
  • #Quah question #4 - Is it common to have clients who struggle to make progress compared to the transformations we see on social media? (1:26:35)

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Oct 12, 2018
877: Michael Wood
01:36:06

In this episode Sal, Adam & Justin speak with Michael Wood, a former Baltimore Police officer who came out publicly about the misconduct he witnessed in the police department.

  • In the culture and mindset of not doing things. (5:47)
  • Dropping all the labels: Does he identify to his political views? (6:49)
  • Being a slave to the system: The ability to make your own decisions in life. (7:47)
  • How professionalism changes in the police force. (11:00)
  • Violence Porn: What started getting him public attention? (13:43)
  • How does police work change your mindset? (18:21)
  • How people are all biology and their experiences. (23:25)
  • Does he find racism in this country? (28:05)
  • Why he wants to investigate WHY a crime was committed, not HOW. (31:48)
  • Experiences for each person: How we start the change. (41:30)
  • What does he see in the different cultures in America? (46:45)
  • Why does the Government try and create tribes? Are we on the right track? (49:50)
  • How being authentic is the future. (52:45)
  • The misrepresentation of Michael Wood. (54:34)
  • His take on #BlackLivesMatter & other issues in this country. (1:01:03)
  • The Prevalence Effect. (1:09:56)
  • How is he supporting himself financially? What is his purpose now? (1:11:59)
  • What are his thoughts on religion? (1:13:58)
  • Does he believe in objective or relative morality? (1:18:04)
  • His next focus or avenue. (1:22:44)
  • Has he had any push back from police officers? (1:23:42)
  • Are all systems flawed? (1:25:45)
  • Is technology the future savior in policing? (1:27:32)
  • Being an activist for police reform: His idea for success. (1:30:23)
  • How close to reality is The Wire? (1:31:18)
  • The next CNN correspondent? (1:33:30)

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Oct 11, 2018
876: How to Start Lifting Heavy, Techniques to Delay the Pump, Breast Implant Illness & MORE
01:04:33

Organifi Quah! iTunes + Facebook Review Winners!


In this episode of Quah, sponsored by Organifi (organifi.com/mindpump, code "mindpump" for 20% off), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about tips on postponing the pump, the benefit of warming up in longer ranges of motion, advice for females trying to shift to lifting heavy weights and if they think breast implant illness is real or BS.

  • What’s the secret to the guys keeping their immune systems healthy? (5:08)
  • #FairyFacedHunk (9:42)
  • It’s a family affair…Sal and Justin share their excitement over training their kids. (10:52)
  • Do the guys decorate for Halloween? Whose kid has the sick sense of humor? (13:50)
  • The most epic UFC fight card ever??!! The guys recap Khabib vs. McGregor. (16:45)
  • Crushing their competition. Amazon will pay $15 minimum wage for all US employees. (28:49)
  • #Quah question #1 – Do you have any tips on postponing the pump? (34:14)
  • #Quah question #2 – Do you think there is benefit of warming up in longer ranges of motion? (43:09)
  • #Quah question #3 – What would your advice be for females trying to shift to lifting heavy weights? (50:29)
  • #Quah question #4 – Do you think the breast implant illness is real or BS? (57:06)

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Oct 10, 2018
875: Dr. Stephen Cabral
02:15:04

In this episode Sal, Adam & Justin speak with Dr. Stephen Cabral, author of The Rain Barrel Effect and host of The Cabral Concept podcast.

  • Who has been his favorite guest to interview? Challenged him? (6:11)
  • Why artificial sweeteners are some of the most toxic things you can put in your body. (8:25)
  • The #1 reason for having low testosterone. (14:34)
  • The major issues with CrossFit adopting the Paleo/Keto Diet. (16:31)
  • Is it a bad idea to make things so palatable? (19:25)
  • How a “nuclear bomb” was created in his immune system by trying to cure himself using Western Medicine practices. (23:30)
  • What is Ayurvedic Medicine, the approach and how it different from other forms of medicine? (27:50)
  • How he aims to communicate his knowledge to others. (30:06)
  • Why the modern lifestyle is keeping us in chronic stress. (34:05)
  • The circular loop that is keeping us from getting to our goal weight. (37:08)
  • The scenarios of IF you SHOULD EAT or NOT EAT post workout. (38:51)
  • How can we get into the parasympathetic nervous system? (41:30)
  • The Western mentality of taking everything and making it intense. (43:30)
  • Does he see benefits of using tools to calm the parasympathetic nervous system? (45:30)
  • His theory on EMF’s (electromagnetic fields) and their impact on the human body. (46:56)
  • The differences between a naturopathic vs. medical doctor. (50:11)
  • Is TOO much saturated fat good or bad?? (53:50)
  • The FACTS and SCIENCE behind fasting. (57:05)
  • Why cold showers/plunges may not be beneficial to everyone. (1:07:57)
  • Are people changing their behaviors to seek out those cortisol spikes? (1:09:09)
  • WHY you have psoriasis and HOW to treat it. (1:13:16)
  • The “Big 5” lab tests you SHOULD  ask for when visiting your doctor. (1:16:14)
  • The Mounting Evidence against Eating Meat: Is higher protein the right move? (1:22:28)
  • Why he believes EVERYONE has a set point. (1:25:37)
  • His approach to why we have food allergies/sensitivities. (1:28:00)
  • The importance of a vaginal birth and breastfeeding to a healthy gut. (1:33:08)
  • The stigma behind CBD and how he uses it in his practice. (1:40:50)
  • The future of Western Medicine and is it trending in the right direction. (1:49:05)
  • How would he treat a woman who is estrogen dominant? (1:53:53)
  • What does he do NOW to combat potential future disease? (1:59:17)
  • His take on creatine as the end all be all supplement. (2:03:40)
  • Ways to prevent prostate cancer. (2:05:20)
  • The foundational supplements you SHOULD be consuming. (2:07:53)
  • The RIGHT way to eliminate heavy metals from your body. (2:11:21)

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Would you like to be coached by Sal, Adam & Justin? You can get 30 days of virtual coaching from them for FREE at www.mindpumpmedia.com.

Get our newest program, MAPS Strong, an expertly programmed and phased strongman inspired training program designed in collaboration with World’s Strongest Man competitor Robert Oberst to trigger new muscle building adaptations and get you STRONG. Get it at www.mapsstrong.com!

Get MAPS Prime, MAPS Anywhere, MAPS Anabolic, MAPS Performance, MAPS Aesthetic, the Butt Builder Blueprint, the Sexy Athlete Mod AND KB4A (The MAPS Super Bundle) packaged together at a substantial DISCOUNT at www.mindpumpmedia.com.

Make EVERY workout better with MAPS Prime, the only pre-workout you need… it is now available at mindpumpmedia.com

Also check out Thrive Market! Thrive Market makes purchasing organic, non-GMO affordable. With prices up to 50% off retail, Thrive Market blows away most conventional, non-organic foods. PLUS, they offer a NO RISK way to get started which includes:

1. One FREE month’s membership
2. 25% Off your first purchase

Have Sal, Adam & Justin personally train you via video instruction on our YouTube channel, Mind Pump TV. Be sure to Subscribe for updates.

Get Organifi, certified organic greens, protein, probiotics, etc at www.organifi.com/mindpump Use the code “mindpump” for 20% off.

Go to foursigmatic.com/mindpump and use the discount code “mindpump” for 15% off of your first order of health & energy boosting mushroom products.

Please subscribe, rate and review this show! Each week our favorite reviewers are announced on the show and sent Mind Pump T-shirts!

Have questions for Mind Pump? Each Monday on Instagram (@mindpumpmedia) look for the QUAH post and input your question there. (Sal, Adam & Justin will answer as many questions as they can)

Oct 08, 2018
874: Hypertrophy Training While Dieting, How to Rest Your CNS, the Possibility of a Mind Pump Personal Trainer Network & MORE
02:00:13

Organifi Quah!

In this episode of Quah, sponsored by Organifi (organifi.com, code "mindpump" for 20% off), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about the best and most efficient way to rest the CNS, the benefits to training for hypertrophy while dieting, if a Mind Pump Personal Trainer network is in the works and if they ever wonder if they are swinging out of their league when it comes to their partner.

  • Welcome back Craig “Thundarr the Barbarian” Capurso! (6:12)
  • How has fatherhood changed him? (11:15)
  • Radical Honesty: Why he left Bodybuilding.com and how has it affected his business. (16:32)
  • The true reason behind why Craig is not a part of the Mind Pump Podcast. (19:37)
  • Does he ever look back at his life and say “what if?” (23:18)
  • How has he grown mentally? (24:50)
  • Why it’s not about the number of people that follow you, it’s the quality. (26:30)
  • The transition/evolution of his training. (29:10)
  • Do fitness professionals have a responsibility to promote great content? (34:40)
  • His thoughts about getting back into the podcast space. (35:49)
  • No rules to this game: Intellectual Dark Web and long-form discussion revolution. (41:55)
  • Updates on Metron. (44:02)
    • What benefits/setbacks has he seen from his China effort? (52:28)
    • Future plans? (54:40)
    • Has he refined his elevator pitch? (58:32)
  • The movement of healing your body through food and not just supplementation. (59:18)
  • His next big venture…Gym Owner?! (1:03:06)
  • Craig turns the tide…Who is the guy’s favorite recent interview? (1:05:40)
  • Burning the candle at both ends: The work/life balance. (1:11:15)
  • Adam’s journey from start to finish: His mind shift from stage competitor to podcaster. (1:15:30)
  • #Quah question #1 – What is the best and most efficient way to rest the CNS? (1:21:31)
  • #Quah question #2 – Is there any benefit to training for hypertrophy while dieting? (1:33:31)
  • #Quah question #3 – Will you guys come out with a Mind Pump Personal Trainer network? (1:41:44)
  • #Quah question #4 – Do you ever wonder if you are swinging out of your league when it comes to your partner? (1:48:20)

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Get our newest program, MAPS Strong, an expertly programmed and phased strongman inspired training program designed in collaboration with World’s Strongest Man competitor Robert Oberst to trigger new muscle building adaptations and get you STRONG. Get it at www.mapsstrong.com!

Get MAPS Prime, MAPS Anywhere, MAPS Anabolic, MAPS Performance, MAPS Aesthetic, the Butt Builder Blueprint, the Sexy Athlete Mod AND KB4A (The MAPS Super Bundle) packaged together at a substantial DISCOUNT at www.mindpumpmedia.com.

Also check out Thrive Market! Thrive Market makes purchasing organic, non-GMO affordable. With prices up to 50% off retail, Thrive Market blows away most conventional, non-organic foods. PLUS, they offer a NO RISK way to get started which includes:

1. One FREE month’s membership
2. 25% off your first purchase


How can you go wrong with this offer? To take advantage of this offer go to www.thrivemarket.com/mindpump

Would you like to be coached by Sal, Adam & Justin? You can get 30 days of virtual coaching from them for FREE at www.mindpumpmedia.com.

Make EVERY workout better with MAPS Prime, the only pre-workout you need… it is now available at mindpumpmedia.com

Have Sal, Adam & Justin personally train you via video instruction on our YouTube channel, Mind Pump TV. Be sure to Subscribe for updates.

Go to foursigmatic.com/mindpump and use the discount code “mindpump” for 15% off of your first order of health & energy boosting mushroom products.

Please subscribe, rate and review this show! Each week our favorite reviewers are announced on the show and sent Mind Pump T-shirts!

Have questions for Mind Pump? Each Monday on Instagram (@mindpumpmedia) look for the QUAH post and input your question there. (Sal, Adam & Justin will answer as many questions as they can)

Oct 06, 2018
873: Best Breast Supporting Exercises, How to Incorporate Stretching into a Workout, Rogan Debates & MORE
01:20:12

MAPS Quah!

In this episode of Quah, sponsored by MAPS Fitness Products (www.mindpumpmedia.com), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about the best angle for flies and presses for a woman who is looking to build the muscles that perk up the boobs, how to incorporate stretching into a workout program, who they would like to face in a Rogan debate and whether Mind Pump has "made it."

  • EAZE to the rescue! To assist with your root canal pain. (5:56)
  • Another knock on the Pro-Artificial Sweetener Camp. Artificial sweeteners are toxic to digestive gut bacteria: study .(14:31)
  • Extremely condescending to women? California Becomes First State to Mandate Female Board Directors. (19:46)
  • The new wave of strengthening brain function. The effects of strength training on cognitive performance in elderly women: study. (30:18)
  • Why Mind Pump is so successful. (37:36)
  • #Quah question #1 – Which angle for flies and presses is the best for a woman who is looking to build the muscles that perk up the boobs? (43:19)
  • #Quah question #2 – Do you have a stretching routine? If so, how do you incorporate stretching into a workout program? (50:31)
  • #Quah question #3 – Who would like to face in a Rogan debate? (1:02:36)
  • #Quah question #4 – What moment have you sat back and said Mind Pump “made it”? (1:11:17)

People Mentioned:

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Get our newest program, MAPS Strong, an expertly programmed and phased strongman inspired training program designed in collaboration with World’s Strongest Man competitor Robert Oberst to trigger new muscle building adaptations and get you STRONG. Get it at www.mapsstrong.com!

Get MAPS Prime, MAPS Anywhere, MAPS Anabolic, MAPS Performance, MAPS Aesthetic, the Butt Builder Blueprint, the Sexy Athlete Mod AND KB4A (The MAPS Super Bundle) packaged together at a substantial DISCOUNT at www.mindpumpmedia.com.

Also check out Thrive Market! Thrive Market makes purchasing organic, non-GMO affordable. With prices up to 50% off retail, Thrive Market blows away most conventional, non-organic foods. PLUS, they offer a NO RISK way to get started which includes:

1. One FREE month’s membership
2. 25% Off your first purchases 


How can you go wrong with this offer? To take advantage of this offer go to www.thrivemarket.com/mindpump

You insure your car but do you insure YOU? If you don’t, and you are the primary breadwinner, you will likely leave your loved ones facing hardship and struggle if you die (harsh reality). Perhaps you think life insurance is expensive, but if you are fit and healthy, you can qualify for approved rates that are truly inexpensive and affordable. To find out if you qualify for the best rates in the industry, go get a quote at www.HealthIQ.com/mindpump

Would you like to be coached by Sal, Adam & Justin? You can get 30 days of virtual coaching from them for FREE at www.mindpumpmedia.com.

Make EVERY workout better with MAPS Prime, the only pre-workout you need… it is now available at mindpumpmedia.com

Have Sal, Adam & Justin personally train you via video instruction on our YouTube channel, Mind Pump TV. Be sure to Subscribe for updates.

Get Organifi, certified organic greens, protein, probiotics, etc at www.organifi.com Use the code “mindpump” for 20% off.

Go to foursigmatic.com/mindpump and use the discount code “mindpump” for 15% off of your first order of health & energy boosting mushroom products.

Please subscribe, rate and review this show! Each week our favorite reviewers are announced on the show and sent Mind Pump T-shirts!

Have questions for Mind Pump? Each Monday on Instagram (@mindpumpmedia) look for the QUAH post and input your question there. (Sal, Adam & Justin will answer as many questions as they can)

Oct 05, 2018
872: Dr. Warren Farrell- The Boy Crisis
02:05:55

In this episode, Sal, Adam & Justin speak with Dr. Warren Farrell, the author of The Boy Crisis. Dr. Farrell is a controversial but very level-headed and well-spoken activist that is pushing for the return to sanity with respect to gender roles.

  • Why one sex is not bad and the other good. (7:12)
  • Why men are the disposable sex. (16:12)
  • How we have trained men to constantly test each other and disconnect from their feelings. (21:19)
  • Why men earn more. (28:40)
  • How men have evolved from human beings to human doers. (32:20)
  • Why you have to do, what you have to do. The male obligation to support their family. (37:30)
  • His thoughts on the movement to dissolve gender roles. (40:25)
  • The ultimate dance: Getting men and women to understand each other. (50:29)
  • Boy’s lives matter. (59:34)
  • What are the consequences of being a child of divorce? (1:02:00)
  • Statistics of children growing up without a father. (1:09:00)
  • Why training children to win, comes with training children to lose. (1:14:50)
  • Is victimhood a result of growing up without a father? (1:16:56)
  • His take on the anti-bullying movement. (1:22:51)
  • “I am women, I have been wronged.” His stance on the Kavanaugh investigation. (1:28:58)
  • Whenever only one sex wins, both sexes lose. (1:34:49)
  • The pivotal movement that got him to switch his stance on the NOW movement. (1:36:53)
  • Why does he feel he gets so much hate? (1:41:33)
  • Can the blame fall on politicians for the victimhood mentality? The gender pay gap. (1:43:40)
  • What issues we will face in the future? (1:46:10)
  • Why it’s not a good definition of power to feel obligated to earn money that someone spends, while we die early. (1:54:15)
  • The value of training the concept of the Male Warrior. (1:59:50)

Featured Guest/People Mentioned:

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Would you like to be coached by Sal, Adam & Justin? You can get 30 days of virtual coaching from them for FREE at www.mindpumpmedia.com.

Get our newest program, MAPS Strong, an expertly programmed and phased strongman inspired training program designed in collaboration with World’s Strongest Man competitor Robert Oberst to trigger new muscle building adaptations and get you STRONG. Get it at www.mapsstrong.com!

Get MAPS Prime, MAPS Anywhere, MAPS Anabolic, MAPS Performance, MAPS Aesthetic, the Butt Builder Blueprint, the Sexy Athlete Mod AND KB4A (The MAPS Super Bundle) packaged together at a substantial DISCOUNT at www.mindpumpmedia.com.

Make EVERY workout better with MAPS Prime, the only pre-workout you need… it is now available at mindpumpmedia.com

Also check out Thrive Market! Thrive Market makes purchasing organic, non-GMO affordable. With prices up to 50% off retail, Thrive Market blows away most conventional, non-organic foods. PLUS, they offer a NO RISK way to get started which includes:

1. One FREE month’s membership
2. $20 Off your first three purchases of $49 or more (That’s $60 off total!)
3. Free shipping on orders of $49 or more

Have Sal, Adam & Justin personally train you via video instruction on our YouTube channel, Mind Pump TV. Be sure to Subscribe for updates.

Get Organifi, certified organic greens, protein, probiotics, etc at www.organifi.com/mindpump Use the code “mindpump” for 20% off.

Go to foursigmatic.com/mindpump and use the discount code “mindpump” for 15% off of your first order of health & energy boosting mushroom products.

Add to the incredible brain enhancing effect of Kimera Koffee with www.brain.fm/mindpump 10 Free sessions! Music for the brain for incredible focus, sleep and naps! Also includes 20% if you purchase!

Please subscribe, rate and review this show! Each week our favorite reviewers are announced on the show and sent Mind Pump T-shirts!

Have questions for Mind Pump? Each Monday on Instagram (@mindpumpmedia) look for the QUAH post and input your question there. (Sal, Adam & Justin will answer as many questions as they can)

Oct 04, 2018
871: Vibration Plates & Muscle Growth, the Benefit of Bird Dogs, Cancer Fighting Strategies & MORE
01:27:13

Organifi Quah! iTunes Review Winners!

In this episode of Quah, sponsored by Organifi (organifi.com/mindpump, code "mindpump" for 20% off), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about hat bird dogs are good for, full body vibration plates for muscle growth, what they would do if they were diagnosed with cancer and some dos and don'ts for attracting sponsors.

  • #PodcastHard Event Recap (5:40)
  • The new and rapidly growing market for quality CBD. The overall health benefits of companies like NED. (23:30)
  • Tesla CEO Elon Musk resigns as chairman. Justified or not? (35:53)
  • Testosterone Administration Reduces Lying in Men. True or False? (40:10)
  • Organifi latest news and the newest Mind Pump elixir. (45:10)
  • #Quah question #1 - What are bird dogs good for? (48:48)
  • #Quah question #2 – Thoughts on full body vibration plates for muscle growth? (58:42)
  • #Quah question #3 - What would you do if you were diagnosed with cancer? (1:05:27)
  • #Quah question #4 – What are some dos and don'ts for attracting sponsors? (1:16:08)

People Mentioned:

Links/Products Mentioned:

Get our newest program, MAPS Strong, an expertly programmed and phased strongman inspired training program designed in collaboration with World’s Strongest Man competitor Robert Oberst to trigger new muscle building adaptations and get you STRONG. Get it at www.mapsstrong.com!

Get MAPS Prime, MAPS Anywhere, MAPS Anabolic, MAPS Performance, MAPS Aesthetic, the Butt Builder Blueprint, the Sexy Athlete Mod AND KB4A (The MAPS Super Bundle) packaged together at a substantial DISCOUNT at www.mindpumpmedia.com.

 

Would you like to be coached by Sal, Adam & Justin? You can get 30 days of virtual coaching from them for FREE at www.mindpumpmedia.com.

Make EVERY workout better with MAPS Prime, the only pre-workout you need… it is now available at mindpumpmedia.com

Have Sal, Adam & Justin personally train you via video instruction on our YouTube channel, Mind Pump TV. Be sure to Subscribe for updates.

Please subscribe, rate and review this show! Each week our favorite reviewers are announced on the show and sent Mind Pump T-shirts!

Have questions for Mind Pump? Each Monday on Instagram (@mindpumpmedia) look for the QUAH post and input your question there. (Sal, Adam & Justin will answer as many questions as they can)

Oct 03, 2018
870: The Business of Mind Pump- Behind the Scenes with Professor Dominic Morais
01:07:13

This episode was originally an interview conducted by Professor Dominic Morais of Trinity University as part of a research project on online fitness businesses. Professor Morais' questions highlighted many aspects of Mind Pump's origins, growth and business philosophy and practices. This episode provides the most in-depth behind the scenes look at the business of Mind Pump released to date.

  • The State of Mind Pump. (2:03)
  • How does podcasting fit into their revenue stream? (6:05)
  • What lead them to getting a marketing team? (7:10)
  • The importance of “lead magnets” for their business growth. (12:24)
  • The super hero origin story of Mind Pump. (14:50)
  • Wisdom vs. knowledge: Its significance in the rise of the podcast. (19:25)
  • How do they convey the art of credibility to their audience? (22:52)
  • A melting pot of health and fitness people in one spot. The Mind Pump Private Forum and how they curated a “tribe.” (28:19)
  • The watershed moments in their business. (33:00)
  • What markers did they pay attention to early on and do they tailor to their audience? (44:30)
  • The order of operations behind how they package their MAPS Fitness Programs. (48:25)
  • How do they vent sponsors and ultimately choose which ones to work with? (1:01:05)

Featured Guest/People Mentioned:

Links/Products Mentioned:

Would you like to be coached by Sal, Adam & Justin? You can get 30 days of virtual coaching from them for FREE at www.mindpumpmedia.com.

Get our newest program, MAPS Strong, an expertly programmed and phased strongman inspired training program designed in collaboration with World’s Strongest Man competitor Robert Oberst to trigger new muscle building adaptations and get you STRONG. Get it at www.mapsstrong.com!

Get MAPS Prime, MAPS Anywhere, MAPS Anabolic, MAPS Performance, MAPS Aesthetic, the Butt Builder Blueprint, the Sexy Athlete Mod AND KB4A (The MAPS Super Bundle) packaged together at a substantial DISCOUNT at www.mindpumpmedia.com.

Make EVERY workout better with MAPS Prime, the only pre-workout you need… it is now available at mindpumpmedia.com

 

Have Sal, Adam & Justin personally train you via video instruction on our YouTube channel, Mind Pump TV. Be sure to Subscribe for updates.

Get Organifi, certified organic greens, protein, probiotics, etc at www.organifi.com/mindpump Use the code “mindpump” for 20% off.

 

Please subscribe, rate and review this show! Each week our favorite reviewers are announced on the show and sent Mind Pump T-shirts!

Have questions for Mind Pump? Each Monday on Instagram (@mindpumpmedia) look for the QUAH post and input your question there. (Sal, Adam & Justin will answer as many questions as they can)

Oct 01, 2018
869: Training Bodyweight vs Lifting Weights, Genetics Role in Childhood Obesity, Getting Off Birth Control & MORE
01:14:55

Organifi Quah!

In this episode of Quah, sponsored by Organifi (organifi.com/mindpump, code "mindpump" for 20% off), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about if it possible to achieve the same physical AND cognitive benefits of lifting weights by using only bodyweight exercises, if children can be predisposed to being overweight based on genetics and if their parents, grandparents, etc. are overweight as well, their reactions if their significant other wanted to get off hormonal birth control and what 'roid rage is. 

  • A GAME CHANGER when it comes to overall eye health for the modern day lifestyle, Felix Gray. (4:13)
  • The scary outlook for the future. AI tools will make it easy to create fake porn of just about anybody. (10:03)
  • Vegans Want Animal Crackers Banned Because They ‘Make Humans Feel Superior.’ (14:43)
  • Progressing unilateral exercises to gain overall BETTER strength! (18:36)
  • What exercises do they suck at? (22:15)
  • How your body is always limited by your weakest link. (24:00)
  • The #1 form of exercise EVERYONE should be doing to carry over to ANY pursuit. (27:30)
  • Organifi: Keeping the guys of Mind Pump regular while on the road. (31:17)
  • Radical Honesty…not all highly productive people have a morning routine. (33:17)
  • How certain companies simply know how to market to their audience & the future of advertising. (39:40)
  • #Quah question #1 - Is it possible to achieve the same physical AND cognitive benefits of lifting weights by using only bodyweight exercises? (42:54)
  • #Quah question #2 – I have read that children can be predisposed to being overweight based on genetics and if their parents, grandparents, etc. are overweight as well. Is this true? Thoughts? (52:57)
  • #Quah question #3 – How would you react to your significant other wanting to get off hormonal birth control? (1:00:22)
  • #Quah question #4 – What exactly is roid rage? (1:06:10)

People Mentioned:

Links/Products Mentioned:

Get our newest program, MAPS Strong, an expertly programmed and phased strongman inspired training program designed in collaboration with World’s Strongest Man competitor Robert Oberst to trigger new muscle building adaptations and get you STRONG.  Get it at www.mapsstrong.com!

Get MAPS Prime, MAPS Anywhere, MAPS Anabolic, MAPS Performance, MAPS Aesthetic, the Butt Builder Blueprint, the Sexy Athlete Mod AND KB4A (The MAPS Super Bundle) packaged together at a substantial DISCOUNT at www.mindpumpmedia.com.

Also check out Thrive Market! Thrive Market makes purchasing organic, non-GMO affordable. With prices up to 50% off retail, Thrive Market blows away most conventional, non-organic foods. PLUS, they offer a NO RISK way to get started which includes:

  1. One FREE month’s membership
  2. $20 Off your first three purchases of $49 or more (That’s $60 off total!)
  3. Free shipping on orders of $49 or more

How can you go wrong with this offer? To take advantage of this offer go to www.thrivemarket.com/mindpump

You insure your car but do you insure YOU? If you don’t, and you are the primary breadwinner, you will likely leave your loved ones facing hardship and struggle if you die (harsh reality). Perhaps you think life insurance is expensive, but if you are fit and healthy, you can qualify for approved rates that are truly inexpensive and affordable.  To find out if you qualify for the best rates in the industry, go get a quote at www.HealthIQ.com/mindpump 

Would you like to be coached by Sal, Adam & Justin? You can get 30 days of virtual coaching from them for FREE at www.mindpumpmedia.com.

Make EVERY workout better with MAPS Prime, the only pre-workout you need… it is now available at mindpumpmedia.com

Have Sal, Adam & Justin personally train you via video instruction on our YouTube channel, Mind Pump TV. Be sure to Subscribe for updates.

Go to foursigmatic.com/mindpump and use the discount code “mindpump” for 15% off of your first order of health & energy boosting mushroom products.

Add to the incredible brain enhancing effect of Kimera Koffee with www.brain.fm/mindpump  10 Free sessions! Music for the brain for incredible focus, sleep and naps! Also includes 20% if you purchase!

Please subscribe, rate and review this show! Each week our favorite reviewers are announced on the show and sent Mind Pump T-shirts!

Have questions for Mind Pump? Each Monday on Instagram (@mindpumpmedia) look for the QUAH post and input your question there. (Sal, Adam & Justin will answer as many questions as they can)

Sep 29, 2018
868: The Truth About the Anabolic Window, Rippetoe's Dislike for Unilateral Training, How Long a Pre-Workout Warmup is Good for & MORE
01:26:37

MAPS Quah!

In this episode of Quah, sponsored by MAPS Fitness Products (www.mindpumpmedia.com), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about how much value is lost if a workout occurs an hour after doing the mobility work, Rippetoe's TNation article on how unilateral training is pretty much a useless gimmick used by PTs and YouTube fitness people, if there really is an anabolic window and the argument for circuit training.

  • The truth behind your smile. (5:00)
  • How we perceive people based on their looks, success or happiness. (6:20)
  • Has social media escalated the victim mentality? (14:50)
  • You get a share! You get a share! Airbnb asks the SEC to allow them to give their hosts equity in the company in anticipation of their 2019 IPO. (19:05)
  • Instagram co-founders resign in latest Facebook executive exit. (22:25)
  • The “Ad Buddy” and how we seek out the companies that we are interested in. The future is upon us when it comes to internet marketing. (23:45)
  • Adam’s “headache remedy” experiment. (33:40)
  • Our connection to food. New study: Drug Addict-like Withdrawal from Quitting Junk Food. (35:06)
  • Can you get in shape and still drink alcohol? (37:56)
  • Sal’s “hangover remedy” getting real traction. (42:16)
  • The benefits of red light therapy. The NEW Joovv light at MP HQ. (44:15)
  • Slowing down the symptoms of your gut issues. Sal’s PSA to the audience. (48:07)
  • #Quah question #1 - How much value is lost if a workout occurs an hour after doing the mobility work? (51:55)
  • #Quah question #2 – Your thoughts on Rippetoe TNation article on how unilateral training is pretty much a useless gimmick used by PTs and YouTube fitness people? (1:00:53)
  • #Quah question #3 – Is there really an anabolic window? (1:09:58)
  • #Quah question #4 – Can you guys make an argument for circuit training? (1:17:25)

People Mentioned:

Links/Products Mentioned:

Get our newest program, MAPS Strong, an expertly programmed and phased strongman inspired training program designed in collaboration with World’s Strongest Man competitor Robert Oberst to trigger new muscle building adaptations and get you STRONG. Get it at www.mapsstrong.com!

Get MAPS Prime, MAPS Anywhere, MAPS Anabolic, MAPS Performance, MAPS Aesthetic, the Butt Builder Blueprint, the Sexy Athlete Mod AND KB4A (The MAPS Super Bundle) packaged together at a substantial DISCOUNT at www.mindpumpmedia.com.

Also check out Thrive Market! Thrive Market makes purchasing organic, non-GMO affordable. With prices up to 50% off retail, Thrive Market blows away most conventional, non-organic foods. PLUS, they offer a NO RISK way to get started which includes:

1. One FREE month’s membership
2. $20 Off your first three purchases of $49 or more (That’s $60 off total!)
3. Free shipping on orders of $49 or more

How can you go wrong with this offer? To take advantage of this offer go to www.thrivemarket.com/mindpump

You insure your car but do you insure YOU? If you don’t, and you are the primary breadwinner, you will likely leave your loved ones facing hardship and struggle if you die (harsh reality). Perhaps you think life insurance is expensive, but if you are fit and healthy, you can qualify for approved rates that are truly inexpensive and affordable. To find out if you qualify for the best rates in the industry, go get a quote at www.HealthIQ.com/mindpump

Would you like to be coached by Sal, Adam & Justin? You can get 30 days of virtual coaching from them for FREE at www.mindpumpmedia.com.

Make EVERY workout better with MAPS Prime, the only pre-workout you need… it is now available at mindpumpmedia.com

Have Sal, Adam & Justin personally train you via video instruction on our YouTube channel, Mind Pump TV. Be sure to Subscribe for updates.

Get Organifi, certified organic greens, protein, probiotics, etc at www.organifi.com/mindpump Use the code “mindpump” for 20% off.

Add to the incredible brain enhancing effect of Kimera Koffee with www.brain.fm/mindpump 10 Free sessions! Music for the brain for incredible focus, sleep and naps! Also includes 20% if you purchase!

Please subscribe, rate and review this show! Each week our favorite reviewers are announced on the show and sent Mind Pump T-shirts!

Have questions for Mind Pump? Each Monday on Instagram (@mindpumpmedia) look for the QUAH post and input your question there. (Sal, Adam & Justin will answer as many questions as they can)

Sep 28, 2018
867: Ben Greenfield on Anti-Aging, Minimizing Jet Lag, Starting a Supplement Company & MUCH MORE!
02:25:32

In this episode Sal, Adam & Justin speak with Ben Greenfield who always has something new and interesting going on. Ben talks about starting his supplement company Kion (getkion.com/mindpump code: mindpump10 for 10% off), the importance of delayed gratification,  science and the Bible, the newest science in anti-aging and longevity and more.

  • How we find a little bit of science and abuse the hell out of it. The ways we used to concentrate things to be able to consume. (4:15)
  • The science of CBD and its benefits. (9:40)
  • Would Ben say he has a HIGH tolerance to stimulants? (14:30)
  • Interesting facts on BDNF (Brain-derived neurotrophic factor) and living your best life. (18:03)
  • What is the process of starting a supplement company, market response and challenges faced so far? Opening the kimono on Kion, his newest venture. (23:30)
  • The importance of relationship capital in all aspects of your business. (41:15)
  • The dangers of identifying with your appearance. (48:10)
  • The importance of building a legacy and the gift of consciousness. (52:10)
  • Science and the Bible. Is there a built in inherent morality? (59:53)
  • What kinds of things do people hire him for? (1:09:21)
  • Strategies to minimize jet lag while traveling. (1:17:34)
  • The newest science in anti-aging and longevity research. (1:28:30)
  • What products/protocols has he tried that he has since then dropped? (1:51:53)
  • Has he experimented with his cholesterol levels? (1:56:38)
  • The significance of consuming the RIGHT minerals into your diet. (2:00:25)
  • Why simply the signal of taste could alter the state of your body. (2:09:03)
  • His reaction to being labeled the “pseudoscience guy”? (2:12:30)
  • Ben’s opinion on the upcoming debates between Layne Norton/Dominic D'Agostino and Chris Kresser/Joel Kahn on the Joe Rogan Podcast. (2:19:18)

Featured Guest/People Mentioned:

Links/Products Mentioned:

Would you like to be coached by Sal, Adam & Justin? You can get 30 days of virtual coaching from them for FREE at www.mindpumpmedia.com.

Get our newest program, MAPS Strong, an expertly programmed and phased strongman inspired training program designed in collaboration with World’s Strongest Man competitor Robert Oberst to trigger new muscle building adaptations and get you STRONG. Get it at www.mapsstrong.com!

Get MAPS Prime, MAPS Anywhere, MAPS Anabolic, MAPS Performance, MAPS Aesthetic, the Butt Builder Blueprint, the Sexy Athlete Mod AND KB4A (The MAPS Super Bundle) packaged together at a substantial DISCOUNT at www.mindpumpmedia.com.

Make EVERY workout better with MAPS Prime, the only pre-workout you need… it is now available at mindpumpmedia.com

Also check out Thrive Market! Thrive Market makes purchasing organic, non-GMO affordable. With prices up to 50% off retail, Thrive Market blows away most conventional, non-organic foods. PLUS, they offer a NO RISK way to get started which includes:

1. One FREE month’s membership
2. $20 Off your first three purchases of $49 or more (That’s $60 off total!)
3. Free shipping on orders of $49 or more

You insure your car but do you insure YOU? If you don’t, and you are the primary breadwinner, you will likely leave your loved ones facing hardship and struggle if you die (harsh reality). Perhaps you think life insurance is expensive, but if you are fit and healthy, you can qualify for approved rates that are truly inexpensive and affordable. To find out if you qualify for the best rates in the industry, go get a quote at www.HealthIQ.com/mindpump

Have Sal, Adam & Justin personally train you via video instruction on our YouTube channel, Mind Pump TV. Be sure to Subscribe for updates.

Get Organifi, certified organic greens, protein, probiotics, etc at www.organifi.com Use the code “mindpump” for 20% off.

Add to the incredible brain enhancing effect of Kimera Koffee with www.brain.fm/mindpump 10 Free sessions! Music for the brain for incredible focus, sleep and naps! Also includes 20% if you purchase!

Please subscribe, rate and review this show! Each week our favorite reviewers are announced on the show and sent Mind Pump T-shirts!

Have questions for Mind Pump? Each Monday on Instagram (@mindpumpmedia) look for the QUAH post and input your question there. (Sal, Adam & Justin will answer as many questions as they can)

Sep 27, 2018
866: How to Use Tempo to Maximize Gaiins, How Sex Drive Affects Your Lifts, the Meaning of the MAPS Color Coding System & MORE
01:24:47

Organifi Quah! iTunes Review Winners!

In this episode of Quah, sponsored by Organifi (organifi.com/mindpump, code "mindpump" for 20% off), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about why someone’s 10 rep weight can be so close to their 1-3 rep weight, if slowing down the tempo of a movement to achieve a greater stretch and contraction would be more or less effective than moving a heavier weight at a slightly quicker speed, does a higher sex drive helps in life and in the gym and the meaning behind the color coding of the MAPS programs.

  • Sal vs. the MASSIVE spider! (5:17)
  • Do the guys have things they do that turn their significant other ON? (12:05)
  • DDT so safe you can eat it and spray it on your kids??!! (14:20)
  • The World's First “Carphone.” (17:10)
  • Rash of Laptop Thefts Plaguing Berkeley Cafes. How to protect yourself from theft. (18:33)
  • Does the Government have a great track record for what is considered healthy? California hospitals must offer vegan meals under new law. (29:09)
  • Why we should all have life insurance. The benefits for living a healthy lifestyle with Health IQ. (34:55)
  • Mind Pump and Organifi making BIG moves. (41:00)
  • #Quah question #1 – Why is it that someone’s 10 rep weight can be so close to their 1-3 rep weight? (45:53)
  • #Quah question #2 – Would slowing down the tempo of a movement to achieve a greater stretch and contraction be more or less effective than moving a heavier weight at a slightly quicker speed? (57:58)
  • #Quah question #3 - Does having a higher sex drive help in life and in the gym? (1:07:13)
  • #Quah question #4 – What is the meaning behind the color coding of the MAPS programs? (1:17:17)

People Mentioned:

Links/Products Mentioned:

Get our newest program, MAPS Strong, an expertly programmed and phased strongman inspired training program designed in collaboration with World’s Strongest Man competitor Robert Oberst to trigger new muscle building adaptations and get you STRONG. Get it at www.mapsstrong.com!

Get MAPS Prime, MAPS Anywhere, MAPS Anabolic, MAPS Performance, MAPS Aesthetic, the Butt Builder Blueprint, the Sexy Athlete Mod AND KB4A (The MAPS Super Bundle) packaged together at a substantial DISCOUNT at www.mindpumpmedia.com.

Also check out Thrive Market! Thrive Market makes purchasing organic, non-GMO affordable. With prices up to 50% off retail, Thrive Market blows away most conventional, non-organic foods. PLUS, they offer a NO RISK way to get started which includes:

1. One FREE month’s membership
2. $20 Off your first three purchases of $49 or more (That’s $60 off total!)
3. Free shipping on orders of $49 or more

How can you go wrong with this offer? To take advantage of this offer go to www.thrivemarket.com/mindpump

Would you like to be coached by Sal, Adam & Justin? You can get 30 days of virtual coaching from them for FREE at www.mindpumpmedia.com.

Make EVERY workout better with MAPS Prime, the only pre-workout you need… it is now available at mindpumpmedia.com

Have Sal, Adam & Justin personally train you via video instruction on our YouTube channel, Mind Pump TV. Be sure to Subscribe for updates.

 

Go to foursigmatic.com/mindpump and use the discount code “mindpump” for 15% off of your first order of health & energy boosting mushroom products.

Add to the incredible brain enhancing effect of Kimera Koffee with www.brain.fm/mindpump 10 Free sessions! Music for the brain for incredible focus, sleep and naps! Also includes 20% if you purchase!

Please subscribe, rate and review this show! Each week our favorite reviewers are announced on the show and sent Mind Pump T-shirts!

Have questions for Mind Pump? Each Monday on Instagram (@mindpumpmedia) look for the QUAH post and input your question there. (Sal, Adam & Justin will answer as many questions as they can)

Sep 26, 2018
865: Stan Efferding- The World's Strongest Bodybuilder
02:13:55

In this episode, Sal, Adam & Justin speak with the world's strongest bodybuilder and very successful fitness entrepreneur, Stan Efferding. Stan has appeared on Shark Tank and is the creator of the Vertical Diet. He now offers meals that support the Vertical Diet that are delivered to your door. To order Stan's meals go to mindpumpmedia.com/vertical

  • The importance of a checklist and repetitive behavior to succeed. (6:03)
  • When did he realize he had the potential for the strength for bodybuilding? (11:42)
  • What were the paradigm shattering moments he had in the gym? (13:07)
  • How big of a role do genetics play in getting JACKED?! (14:40)
  • When did bodybuilding become a moneymaker for him? (17:01)
  • Has his training methodology and attitude changed since first getting in the game? (19:04)
  • The ingredients/methods behind the infamous Monster Mash. (30:00)
  • The significance of the gut (microbiome) and treating it with respect. (33:24)
  • The science behind sodium/water intake when it comes to contest prep. (39:50)
  • His thoughts/reactions to Phil Heath’s showing at the recent Mr. Olympia. (44:37)
  • Wisdom vs. experience. What are the most common mistakes he sees competitors make? (46:35)
  • Making health priority #1. How rare is he in his space? (1:00:03)
  • Why you cannot compensate sleep, diet, nutrients for a pill. (1:10:50)
  • What does he have to take now to manage his hormone levels? (1:16:29)
  • Have the trends changed in programming then vs. now? The importance of tackling the big rocks first (EAT, SLEEP and TRAIN). (1:17:40)
  • What has he learned about himself and business through his experience? (1:23:56)
  • Why meal prepping and planning is the #1 predictor of success.  (1:29:50)
  • Financially what product is the most successful and which pose the biggest challenge? (1:33:20)
  • His take on the evolution of social media and how it has affected his business. (1:36:03)
  • Why all diets work when they are inherently followed. (1:42:07)
  • Why did he wait to become a father? (1:47:00)
  • “The power of broke” mindset and always giving more than he gets. (1:49:19)
  • How anything you give for free has no perceived value. (1:51:57)
  • What does he do to break his “checklist” style of living? (1:54:00)
  • What is the proudest moment he has had in his career? (1:57:15)
  • How has his relationship with his mom impacted him as an adult? (2:02:54)
  • When you change the “why” you look at things, and the things you look at change. (2:07:48)
  • Stan’s Tip of the Day. (2:11:40)

Featured Guest/People Mentioned:

Links/Products Mentioned:

Would you like to be coached by Sal, Adam & Justin? You can get 30 days of virtual coaching from them for FREE at www.mindpumpmedia.com.

Get our newest program, MAPS Strong, an expertly programmed and phased strongman inspired training program designed in collaboration with World’s Strongest Man competitor Robert Oberst to trigger new muscle building adaptations and get you STRONG. Get it at www.mapsstrong.com!

Get MAPS Prime, MAPS Anywhere, MAPS Anabolic, MAPS Performance, MAPS Aesthetic, the Butt Builder Blueprint, the Sexy Athlete Mod AND KB4A (The MAPS Super Bundle) packaged together at a substantial DISCOUNT at www.mindpumpmedia.com.

Make EVERY workout better with MAPS Prime, the only pre-workout you need… it is now available at mindpumpmedia.com

Also check out Thrive Marketwww.thrivemarket.com/mindpump! Thrive Market makes purchasing organic, non-GMO affordable. With prices up to 50% off retail, Thrive Market blows away most conventional, non-organic foods. PLUS, they offer a NO RISK way to get started which includes:

1. One FREE month’s membership
2. $20 Off your first three purchases of $49 or more (That’s $60 off total!)
3. Free shipping on orders of $49 or more

You insure your car but do you insure YOU? If you don’t, and you are the primary breadwinner, you will likely leave your loved ones facing hardship and struggle if you die (harsh reality). Perhaps you think life insurance is expensive, but if you are fit and healthy, you can qualify for approved rates that are truly inexpensive and affordable. To find out if you qualify for the best rates in the industry, go get a quote at www.HealthIQ.com/mindpump

Have Sal, Adam & Justin personally train you via video instruction on our YouTube channel, Mind Pump TV. Be sure to Subscribe for updates.

Get Organifi, certified organic greens, protein, probiotics, etc at www.organifi.com/mindpump Use the code “mindpump” for 20% off.

Go to foursigmatic.com/mindpump and use the discount code “mindpump” for 15% off of your first order of health & energy boosting mushroom products.

Add to the incredible brain enhancing effect of Kimera Koffee with www.brain.fm/mindpump 10 Free sessions! Music for the brain for incredible focus, sleep and naps! Also includes 20% if you purchase!

Please subscribe, rate and review this show! Each week our favorite reviewers are announced on the show and sent Mind Pump T-shirts!

Have questions for Mind Pump? Each Monday on Instagram (@mindpumpmedia) look for the QUAH post and input your question there. (Sal, Adam & Justin will answer as many questions as they can)

Sep 24, 2018
864: The Max Amount of Protein You Should Eat Per Meal, How Aging Affects Metabolism & Weight Loss, the Value of Lifting Straps & MORE
01:35:34

Organifi Quah!

In this episode of Quah, sponsored by Organifi (organifi.com/mindpump, code "mindpump" for 20% off), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about the max amount of protein you should eat in a sitting, whether using lifting straps during farmer walks is beneficial or if it is counterproductive to the purpose of farmer walks, the order of operation for getting someone healthy and strong and losing weight in 50s because of age and slow metabolism.

  • Has Sal’s “Hangover Remedy Antidote” increased their Organifi sales? (3:34)
  • Influencing each other, in the wrong way? How you can overdo anything. (5:30)
  • The stress involved with travel. (6:53)
  • Has the victimhood mentally gone too far?? Mormon blogger says men are '100% responsible for unwanted pregnancies in powerful Twitter thread. (10:10)
  • Locus of control phenomenon and how most of our ideas come from our own experiences. (16:04)
  • Throwing a wrench into the machine. The importance is communication and having those tough conversations. (24:45)
  • How putting a priority on health/fitness bleeds into all aspects of your life. (29:20)
  • What are the biggest lessons learned from fitness? (34:25)
  • The feeling of empowerment and taking full responsibility for your actions. (36:25)
  • “Real” empathy vs. “fake” empathy. (43:00)
  • #Quah question #1 – Does the amount of protein you eat at a sitting matter? (45:47)
  • #Quah question #2 – Can using lifting straps during farmer walks be beneficial or it is counterproductive to the purpose of farmer walks? (55:37)
  • #Quah question #3 – What is the order of operation for getting someone healthy and strong? (1:09:07)
  • #Quah question #4 – My parents say they have trouble losing weight because of age and slow metabolism. They are in their 50’s. What are your thoughts? (1:19:58)

People Mentioned:

Links/Products Mentioned:

Get our newest program, MAPS Strong, an expertly programmed and phased strongman inspired training program designed in collaboration with World’s Strongest Man competitor Robert Oberst to trigger new muscle building adaptations and get you STRONG. Get it at www.mapsstrong.com!

Get MAPS Prime, MAPS Anywhere, MAPS Anabolic, MAPS Performance, MAPS Aesthetic, the Butt Builder Blueprint, the Sexy Athlete Mod AND KB4A (The MAPS Super Bundle) packaged together at a substantial DISCOUNT at www.mindpumpmedia.com.

Also check out Thrive Market! Thrive Market makes purchasing organic, non-GMO affordable. With prices up to 50% off retail, Thrive Market blows away most conventional, non-organic foods. PLUS, they offer a NO RISK way to get started which includes:

1. One FREE month’s membership
2. $20 Off your first three purchases of $49 or more (That’s $60 off total!)
3. Free shipping on orders of $49 or more

How can you go wrong with this offer? To take advantage of this offer go to www.thrivemarket.com/mindpump

You insure your car but do you insure YOU? If you don’t, and you are the primary breadwinner, you will likely leave your loved ones facing hardship and struggle if you die (harsh reality). Perhaps you think life insurance is expensive, but if you are fit and healthy, you can qualify for approved rates that are truly inexpensive and affordable. To find out if you qualify for the best rates in the industry, go get a quote at www.HealthIQ.com/mindpump

Would you like to be coached by Sal, Adam & Justin? You can get 30 days of virtual coaching from them for FREE at www.mindpumpmedia.com.

Make EVERY workout better with MAPS Prime, the only pre-workout you need… it is now available at mindpumpmedia.com

Have Sal, Adam & Justin personally train you via video instruction on our YouTube channel, Mind Pump TV. Be sure to Subscribe for updates.

Go to foursigmatic.com/mindpump and use the discount code “mindpump” for 15% off of your first order of health & energy boosting mushroom products.

Add to the incredible brain enhancing effect of Kimera Koffee with www.brain.fm/mindpump 10 Free sessions! Music for the brain for incredible focus, sleep and naps! Also includes 20% if you purchase!

Please subscribe, rate and review this show! Each week our favorite reviewers are announced on the show and sent Mind Pump T-shirts!

Have questions for Mind Pump? Each Monday on Instagram (@mindpumpmedia) look for the QUAH post and input your question there. (Sal, Adam & Justin will answer as many questions as they can)

Sep 22, 2018
863: Building Muscle with Static Moves, How Diet Affects Injuries, the Negative Effects of Yoga & MORE
01:27:52

MAPS Quah!

In this episode of Quah, sponsored by MAPS Fitness Products (www.mindpumpmedia.com), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about static moves and their effectiveness for muscle building,  yoga's affect on weight training and recovery, if it is good to get your body fat percentage up every now and then if it is usually low and if a poor diet can lead to increased injuries. 

  • The politics and drama of the Mr. Olympia 2018. (5:32)
  • The current era of Bodybuilding, the importance of genetics & training natural vs. on steroids. (12:50)
  • The pros/cons of building a social media presence around gaining people’s attention. (21:00)
  • Being a student of the game, the benefits and effectiveness of training natural. (24:40)
  • What was the formula behind Sal’s 3rd stint at his All Day Workout Experiment? (26:25)
  • Classic Mind Pump banter, which is the oldest looking in the group? (31:30)
  • PRO TIPS from the Mind Pump crew on training while on vacation. (32:45)
  • The roasting of Sal’s “daisy duke” shorts. (36:35)
  • Culture and the food that goes along with it. (38:30)
  • Are you tired of spending your whole paycheck at grocery stores? The advantages of buying organic, non-GMO products at an affordable price from Thrive Market. (43:02)
  • The science behind CBD’s effect on anxiety. (45:00)
  • #Quah question #1 – Are static moves and effective for muscle building? (48:55)
  • #Quah question #2 – Could yoga have a negative effect on my weight training and recovery? (1:00:16)
  • #Quah question #3 – Is it good to get your body fat percentage up every now and then if it is usually low? (1:08:13)
  • #Quah question #4 – Do you feel a poor diet can lead to increased injuries? (1:15:21)

People Mentioned:

Links/Products Mentioned:

Get our newest program, MAPS Strong, an expertly programmed and phased strongman inspired training program designed in collaboration with World’s Strongest Man competitor Robert Oberst to trigger new muscle building adaptations and get you STRONG. Get it at www.mapsstrong.com!

Get MAPS Prime, MAPS Anywhere, MAPS Anabolic, MAPS Performance, MAPS Aesthetic, the Butt Builder Blueprint, the Sexy Athlete Mod AND KB4A (The MAPS Super Bundle) packaged together at a substantial DISCOUNT at www.mindpumpmedia.com.

 

You insure your car but do you insure YOU? If you don’t, and you are the primary breadwinner, you will likely leave your loved ones facing hardship and struggle if you die (harsh reality). Perhaps you think life insurance is expensive, but if you are fit and healthy, you can qualify for approved rates that are truly inexpensive and affordable. To find out if you qualify for the best rates in the industry, go get a quote at www.HealthIQ.com/mindpump

Would you like to be coached by Sal, Adam & Justin? You can get 30 days of virtual coaching from them for FREE at www.mindpumpmedia.com.

Make EVERY workout better with MAPS Prime, the only pre-workout you need… it is now available at mindpumpmedia.com

Have Sal, Adam & Justin personally train you via video instruction on our YouTube channel, Mind Pump TV. Be sure to Subscribe for updates.

Get Organifi, certified organic greens, protein, probiotics, etc at www.organifi.com/mindpump Use the code “mindpump” for 20% off.

Add to the incredible brain enhancing effect of Kimera Koffee with www.brain.fm/mindpump 10 Free sessions! Music for the brain for incredible focus, sleep and naps! Also includes 20% if you purchase!

Please subscribe, rate and review this show! Each week our favorite reviewers are announced on the show and sent Mind Pump T-shirts!

Have questions for Mind Pump? Each Monday on Instagram (@mindpumpmedia) look for the QUAH post and input your question there. (Sal, Adam & Justin will answer as many questions as they can)

Sep 21, 2018
862: How to Get Big Arms
54:05

In this episode, Sal and Adam discuss how to build your arms, whether you want big "guns" or just want a "toned" look. They discuss the best exercises, techniques, and routines to accelerate the benefits you see from your arm training.

  • MAPS Fitness Product videos getting a makeover & the challenge of creating a program for the masses. (2:00)
  • How to Get Big Arms (6:40)
    • The myths behind building bigger arms. (8:18)
    • Implement the Best Exercises. The exercises that you're relying on might not be the most effective ones to build your arms. (15:45)
    • Free weights vs. machines: Which one will build more muscle? (21:40)
    • The importance of compound lifts, especially for beginners, in building your arms. (24:10)
    • The specific exercises they neglected that when utilized their arms BLEW UP! (26:20)
    • Follow a Good Schedule. How often should you be working your arms? The importance of a correctly formulated routine, and what it looks like. (35:00)
    • Avoid Plateaus. How to keep building muscle, after you've already increased in size. (39:10)
    • Follow a Good Schedule. How often should you be working your arms? The importance of a correctly formulated routine, and what it looks like. (43:00)
    • The BEST way to combine supersets to build MASSIVE arms. (50:10)

People Mentioned:

Links/Products Mentioned:

Would you like to be coached by Sal, Adam & Justin? You can get 30 days of virtual coaching from them for FREE at www.mindpumpmedia.com.

Get our newest program, MAPS Strong, an expertly programmed and phased strongman inspired training program designed in collaboration with World’s Strongest Man competitor Robert Oberst to trigger new muscle building adaptations and get you STRONG. Get it at www.mapsstrong.com!

Get MAPS Prime, MAPS Anywhere, MAPS Anabolic, MAPS Performance, MAPS Aesthetic, the Butt Builder Blueprint, the Sexy Athlete Mod AND KB4A (The MAPS Super Bundle) packaged together at a substantial DISCOUNT at www.mindpumpmedia.com.

Make EVERY workout better with MAPS Prime, the only pre-workout you need… it is now available at mindpumpmedia.com

Also check out Thrive Market www.thrivemarket.com/mindpump! Thrive Market makes purchasing organic, non-GMO affordable. With prices up to 50% off retail, Thrive Market blows away most conventional, non-organic foods. PLUS, they offer a NO RISK way to get started which includes:

1. One FREE month’s membership
2. $20 Off your first three purchases of $49 or more (That’s $60 off total!)
3. Free shipping on orders of $49 or more

You insure your car but do you insure YOU? If you don’t, and you are the primary breadwinner, you will likely leave your loved ones facing hardship and struggle if you die (harsh reality). Perhaps you think life insurance is expensive, but if you are fit and healthy, you can qualify for approved rates that are truly inexpensive and affordable. To find out if you qualify for the best rates in the industry, go get a quote at www.HealthIQ.com/mindpump

Have Sal, Adam & Justin personally train you via video instruction on our YouTube channel, Mind Pump TV. Be sure to Subscribe for updates.

Get Organifi, certified organic greens, protein, probiotics, etc at www.organifi.com/mindpump Use the code “mindpump” for 20% off.

Go to foursigmatic.com/mindpump and use the discount code “mindpump” for 15% off of your first order of health & energy boosting mushroom products.

Add to the incredible brain enhancing effect of Kimera Koffee with www.brain.fm/mindpump 10 Free sessions! Music for the brain for incredible focus, sleep and naps! Also includes 20% if you purchase!

Please subscribe, rate and review this show! Each week our favorite reviewers are announced on the show and sent Mind Pump T-shirts!

Have questions for Mind Pump? Each Monday on Instagram (@mindpumpmedia) look for the QUAH post and input your question there. (Sal, Adam & Justin will answer as many questions as they can)

Sep 20, 2018
861: The Long-Term Benefit of Creatine, the Reality of the Health at Any Size Movement, How to Create a Good Gym Culture & MORE
01:41:59

Organifi Quah! iTunes Review Winners!

In this episode of Quah, sponsored by Organifi (organifi.com/mindpump, code "mindpump" for 20% off), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about is it really possible to have health at EVERY size, do the strength and muscle gains from creatine go away after stopping, creating a good gym culture or vibe and their childhood TV crushes.

  • Podcasting: The New Media for Advertising. (6:43)
  • Amazon disrupting the industry again…introducing Prime Wardrobe. (15:36)
  • Reconnecting to his heritage. Justin shares the highlights/stories from his Scotland/Ireland trip. (18:50)
  • Activated charcoal, the magic pill. Sal shares his cure to no hangovers with his recent drinking excursion in San Diego. (30:18)
  • Is Adam getting old? He shares his chillaxing getaway with Catrina/dogs in Carmel/Monterey. (34:30)
  • The importance of taking time off to recharge your batteries. (37:55)
  • Grass fed vs. Grain fed debate and the benefits of getting your meat from Butcher Box. (40:05)
  • Layne Norton on the Joe Rogan Experience. Get your popcorn ready! (46:45)
  • The polarizing views/antics of Elon Musk on JRE and the fallout from it. (49:50)
  • #Quah question #1 - Is it really possible to have health at EVERY size? (57:48)
  • #Quah question #2 - Do the strength and muscle gains from creatine go away after stopping it at the same dosage? (1:10:36)
  • #Quah question #3 – What do you mean when you say a gym has a good culture or vibe? (1:19:30)
  • #Quah question #4 – If you had to guess who each other’s childhood TV crush was, who would it be? (1:31:18)

People Mentioned:

Links/Products Mentioned:

Get our newest program, MAPS Strong, an expertly programmed and phased strongman inspired training program designed in collaboration with World’s Strongest Man competitor Robert Oberst to trigger new muscle building adaptations and get you STRONG. Get it at www.mapsstrong.com!

Get MAPS Prime, MAPS Anywhere, MAPS Anabolic, MAPS Performance, MAPS Aesthetic, the Butt Builder Blueprint, the Sexy Athlete Mod AND KB4A (The MAPS Super Bundle) packaged together at a substantial DISCOUNT at www.mindpumpmedia.com.

Also check out Thrive Market! Thrive Market makes purchasing organic, non-GMO affordable. With prices up to 50% off retail, Thrive Market blows away most conventional, non-organic foods. PLUS, they offer a NO RISK way to get started which includes:

1. One FREE month’s membership
2. $20 Off your first three purchases of $49 or more (That’s $60 off total!)
3. Free shipping on orders of $49 or more

How can you go wrong with this offer? To take advantage of this offer go to www.thrivemarket.com/mindpump

You insure your car but do you insure YOU? If you don’t, and you are the primary breadwinner, you will likely leave your loved ones facing hardship and struggle if you die (harsh reality). Perhaps you think life insurance is expensive, but if you are fit and healthy, you can qualify for approved rates that are truly inexpensive and affordable. To find out if you qualify for the best rates in the industry, go get a quote at www.HealthIQ.com/mindpump

Would you like to be coached by Sal, Adam & Justin? You can get 30 days of virtual coaching from them for FREE at www.mindpumpmedia.com.

Make EVERY workout better with MAPS Prime, the only pre-workout you need… it is now available at mindpumpmedia.com

Have Sal, Adam & Justin personally train you via video instruction on our YouTube channel, Mind Pump TV. Be sure to Subscribe for updates.

 

Add to the incredible brain enhancing effect of Kimera Koffee with www.brain.fm/mindpump 10 Free sessions! Music for the brain for incredible focus, sleep and naps! Also includes 20% if you purchase!

Please subscribe, rate and review this show! Each week our favorite reviewers are announced on the show and sent Mind Pump T-shirts!

Have questions for Mind Pump? Each Monday on Instagram (@mindpumpmedia) look for the QUAH post and input your question there. (Sal, Adam & Justin will answer as many questions as they can)

Sep 19, 2018
860: The Right Way to do HIIT
57:11

High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) is popular and can be very effective for conditioning and burning calories when done correctly. However, there are a lot of pitfalls if done incorrectly that can dreail your fitness goals. In this episode Sal, Adam & Justin discuss what to do and what NOT to do when implementing HIIT training.

  • Why sometimes we are compelled to “pick up the bricks.” The constant battle with social media warriors. (1:41)
  • How weak have people become?  The guys go off and discuss the documentary America: The Story of Us. (4:00)
  • The importance of traditions in different cultures. The constant battle with what and how much we feed our loved ones. (8:05)
  • The Right Way to do HIIT. (19:35)
    • Their favorite form of HIIT. (24:40)
    • Eliminate Injury & Pain. The proper intensity to avoid joint pain, muscle dysfunction and injury (28:38)
    • Program Exercise Correctly. How to select the correct exercises, the order and the tempo. (30:45)
    • Adam’s “Bro-Science” Theories. (40:07)
    • It’s Not All About Intensity. Yes HIIT is about intensity, but not to abuse. Learn the right intensity for you. (45:25)
    • How the guy’s bring HIIT into their routines and the value of it. (49:10)

Links/Products Mentioned:

Would you like to be coached by Sal, Adam & Justin? You can get 30 days of virtual coaching from them for FREE at www.mindpumpmedia.com.

Get our newest program, MAPS Strong, an expertly programmed and phased strongman inspired training program designed in collaboration with World’s Strongest Man competitor Robert Oberst to trigger new muscle building adaptations and get you STRONG. Get it at www.mapsstrong.com!

Get MAPS Prime, MAPS Anywhere, MAPS Anabolic, MAPS Performance, MAPS Aesthetic, the Butt Builder Blueprint, the Sexy Athlete Mod AND KB4A (The MAPS Super Bundle) packaged together at a substantial DISCOUNT at www.mindpumpmedia.com.

Make EVERY workout better with MAPS Prime, the only pre-workout you need… it is now available at mindpumpmedia.com

Also check out Thrive Market www.thrivemarket.com/mindpump! Thrive Market makes purchasing organic, non-GMO affordable. With prices up to 50% off retail, Thrive Market blows away most conventional, non-organic foods. PLUS, they offer a NO RISK way to get started which includes:

1. One FREE month’s membership
2. $20 Off your first three purchases of $49 or more (That’s $60 off total!)
3. Free shipping on orders of $49 or more

You insure your car but do you insure YOU? If you don’t, and you are the primary breadwinner, you will likely leave your loved ones facing hardship and struggle if you die (harsh reality). Perhaps you think life insurance is expensive, but if you are fit and healthy, you can qualify for approved rates that are truly inexpensive and affordable. To find out if you qualify for the best rates in the industry, go get a quote at www.HealthIQ.com/mindpump

Have Sal, Adam & Justin personally train you via video instruction on our YouTube channel, Mind Pump TV. Be sure to Subscribe for updates.

Get Organifi, certified organic greens, protein, probiotics, etc at www.organifi.com/mindpump Use the code “mindpump” for 20% off.

Go to foursigmatic.com/mindpump and use the discount code “mindpump” for 15% off of your first order of health & energy boosting mushroom products.

Please subscribe, rate and review this show! Each week our favorite reviewers are announced on the show and sent Mind Pump T-shirts!

Have questions for Mind Pump? Each Monday on Instagram (@mindpumpmedia) look for the QUAH post and input your question there. (Sal, Adam & Justin will answer as many questions as they can)

Sep 17, 2018
859: Directing Extra Calories to Muscle Gain Instead of Fat Gain, How to Know When to Add More Weight on the Bar, Training the Shoulders to Avoid Injury & MORE
01:30:49

Organifi Quah!

In this episode of Quah, sponsored by Organifi (organifi.com, code "mindpump" for 20% off), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about how to tell if you’re getting stronger during a program without progressively overloading, how to make sure that extra calories go to booty gains vs. belly fat, the importance of being good at something, having a skill or being an expert at something while building a business and the importance of training internal and external rotation of the shoulder. 

Get our newest program, MAPS Split, an expertly programmed and phased muscle building and sculpting program designed to get your body stage ready. This is an advanced program and is not recommended for beginners. Get it at www.mapssplit.com!

Get MAPS Prime, MAPS Anywhere, MAPS Anabolic, MAPS Performance, MAPS Aesthetic, the Butt Builder Blueprint, the Sexy Athlete Mod AND KB4A (The MAPS Super Bundle) packaged together at a substantial DISCOUNT at www.mindpumpmedia.com.

Also check out Thrive Market! Thrive Market makes purchasing organic, non-GMO affordable. With prices up to 50% off retail, Thrive Market blows away most conventional, non-organic foods. PLUS, they offer a NO RISK way to get started which includes:

1. One FREE month’s membership
2. $20 Off your first three purchases of $49 or more (That’s $60 off total!)
3. Free shipping on orders of $49 or more

How can you go wrong with this offer? To take advantage of this offer go to www.thrivemarket.com/mindpump

You insure your car but do you insure YOU? If you don’t, and you are the primary breadwinner, you will likely leave your loved ones facing hardship and struggle if you die (harsh reality). Perhaps you think life insurance is expensive, but if you are fit and healthy, you can qualify for approved rates that are truly inexpensive and affordable. To find out if you qualify for the best rates in the industry, go get a quote at www.HealthIQ.com/mindpump

Would you like to be coached by Sal, Adam & Justin? You can get 30 days of virtual coaching from them for FREE at www.mindpumpmedia.com.

Get our newest program, MAPS HIIT, an expertly programmed and phased High Intensity Interval Training program designed to maximize fat burn and improve conditioning. Get it at www.mindpumpmedia.com!

Get MAPS Prime, MAPS Anywhere, MAPS Anabolic, MAPS Performance, MAPS Aesthetic, the Butt Builder Blueprint, the Sexy Athlete Mod AND KB4A (The MAPS Super Bundle) packaged together at a substantial DISCOUNT at www.mindpumpmedia.com.

Make EVERY workout better with MAPS Prime, the only pre-workout you need… it is now available at mindpumpmedia.com

Have Sal, Adam & Justin personally train you via video instruction on our YouTube channel, Mind Pump TV. Be sure to Subscribe for updates.

Get your Kimera Koffee at www.kimerakoffee.com, code "mindpump" for 10% off!

Get Organifi, certified organic greens, protein, probiotics, etc at www.organifi.com Use the code “mindpump” for 20% off.

Go to foursigmatic.com/mindpump and use the discount code “mindpump” for 15% off of your first order of health & energy boosting mushroom products.

Add to the incredible brain enhancing effect of Kimera Koffee with www.brain.fm/mindpump 10 Free sessions! Music for the brain for incredible focus, sleep and naps! Also includes 20% if you purchase!

Please subscribe, rate and review this show! Each week our favorite reviewers are announced on the show and sent Mind Pump T-shirts!

Have questions for Mind Pump? Each Monday on Instagram (@mindpumpmedia) look for the QUAH post and input your question there. (Sal, Adam & Justin will answer as many questions as they can)

Sep 15, 2018
858: The Importance of Scheduled Rest Days, How to Fire Your Trainer, Weight Training for Kids & MORE
01:23:40

MAPS Quah!

In this episode of Quah, sponsored by MAPS Fitness Products (www.mindpumpmedia.com), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about the importance of scheduled rest days, a good time to start kids training with weights, how to know when it’s time to leave your personal trainer and their thoughts on therapy.

Get our newest program, MAPS Split, an expertly programmed and phased muscle building and sculpting program designed to get your body stage ready. This is an advanced program and is not recommended for beginners. Get it at www.mapssplit.com!

Get MAPS Prime, MAPS Anywhere, MAPS Anabolic, MAPS Performance, MAPS Aesthetic, the Butt Builder Blueprint, the Sexy Athlete Mod AND KB4A (The MAPS Super Bundle) packaged together at a substantial DISCOUNT at www.mindpumpmedia.com.

Also check out Thrive Market! Thrive Market makes purchasing organic, non-GMO affordable. With prices up to 50% off retail, Thrive Market blows away most conventional, non-organic foods. PLUS, they offer a NO RISK way to get started which includes:

1. One FREE month’s membership
2. $20 Off your first three purchases of $49 or more (That’s $60 off total!)
3. Free shipping on orders of $49 or more

How can you go wrong with this offer? To take advantage of this offer go to www.thrivemarket.com/mindpump

You insure your car but do you insure YOU? If you don’t, and you are the primary breadwinner, you will likely leave your loved ones facing hardship and struggle if you die (harsh reality). Perhaps you think life insurance is expensive, but if you are fit and healthy, you can qualify for approved rates that are truly inexpensive and affordable. To find out if you qualify for the best rates in the industry, go get a quote at www.HealthIQ.com/mindpump

Would you like to be coached by Sal, Adam & Justin? You can get 30 days of virtual coaching from them for FREE at www.mindpumpmedia.com.

Get our newest program, MAPS HIIT, an expertly programmed and phased High Intensity Interval Training program designed to maximize fat burn and improve conditioning. Get it at www.mindpumpmedia.com!

Get MAPS Prime, MAPS Anywhere, MAPS Anabolic, MAPS Performance, MAPS Aesthetic, the Butt Builder Blueprint, the Sexy Athlete Mod AND KB4A (The MAPS Super Bundle) packaged together at a substantial DISCOUNT at www.mindpumpmedia.com.

Make EVERY workout better with MAPS Prime, the only pre-workout you need… it is now available at mindpumpmedia.com

Have Sal, Adam & Justin personally train you via video instruction on our YouTube channel, Mind Pump TV. Be sure to Subscribe for updates.

Get your Kimera Koffee at www.kimerakoffee.com, code "mindpump" for 10% off!

Get Organifi, certified organic greens, protein, probiotics, etc at www.organifi.com Use the code “mindpump” for 20% off.

Go to foursigmatic.com/mindpump and use the discount code “mindpump” for 15% off of your first order of health & energy boosting mushroom products.

Add to the incredible brain enhancing effect of Kimera Koffee with www.brain.fm/mindpump 10 Free sessions! Music for the brain for incredible focus, sleep and naps! Also includes 20% if you purchase!

Please subscribe, rate and review this show! Each week our favorite reviewers are announced on the show and sent Mind Pump T-shirts!

Have questions for Mind Pump? Each Monday on Instagram (@mindpumpmedia) look for the QUAH post and input your question there. (Sal, Adam & Justin will answer as many questions as they can)

Sep 14, 2018
857: The Secret to a Great Butt
47:55

In this episode, Sal, Adam & Justin go into detail about what it takes to build a great butt. This episode corresponds with Mind Pump's The Secret to a Great Butt guide which is offered for free at mindpumpfree.com.

Also, see our new butt building series on YouTube at Mind Pump TV.

  • What is the gay slang term the guys would fall under? (2:24)
  • Poll: If the guys were to go to a gay bar, who would get hit on the most? (7:11)
  • Out of all the insta-famous fitness celebrities, who will get hurt next? (8:18)
  • What is going on with bodybuilders going to the Middle East and coming back JACKED??!! Is the genetic edge is real thing? (14:20)
  • The difference between helping the general population vs. trying to make a buck. (19:15)
  • Why all Build Your Butt Programs are not all created equal. (22:28)
  • What is their #1 pet peeve they see in the gym? (24:30)
  • The Secret to a Great Butt (27:40)
    • Not doing the right exercises
    • Not lifting heavy
    • Hitting the glutes frequently enough
    • Recruitment patterns (do the exercises correctly)

People Mentioned:

Links/Products Mentioned:

Would you like to be coached by Sal, Adam & Justin? You can get 30 days of virtual coaching from them for FREE at www.mindpumpmedia.com.

Get our newest program, MAPS Strong, an expertly programmed and phased strength and muscle building program designed in collaboration with World's Strongest Man competitor Robert Oberst. Get it at www.mapsstrong.com!

Get MAPS Prime, MAPS Anywhere, MAPS Anabolic, MAPS Performance, MAPS Aesthetic, the Butt Builder Blueprint, the Sexy Athlete Mod AND KB4A (The MAPS Super Bundle) packaged together at a substantial DISCOUNT at www.mindpumpmedia.com.

Make EVERY workout better with MAPS Prime, the only pre-workout you need… it is now available at mindpumpmedia.com

Also check out Thrive Market www.thrivemarket.com/mindpump! Thrive Market makes purchasing organic, non-GMO affordable. With prices up to 50% off retail, Thrive Market blows away most conventional, non-organic foods. PLUS, they offer a NO RISK way to get started which includes:

1. One FREE month’s membership
2. $20 Off your first three purchases of $49 or more (That’s $60 off total!)
3. Free shipping on orders of $49 or more

You insure your car but do you insure YOU? If you don’t, and you are the primary breadwinner, you will likely leave your loved ones facing hardship and struggle if you die (harsh reality). Perhaps you think life insurance is expensive, but if you are fit and healthy, you can qualify for approved rates that are truly inexpensive and affordable. To find out if you qualify for the best rates in the industry, go get a quote at www.HealthIQ.com/mindpump

Have Sal, Adam & Justin personally train you via video instruction on our YouTube channel, Mind Pump TV. Be sure to Subscribe for updates.

Get Organifi, certified organic greens, protein, probiotics, etc at www.organifi.com/mindpump Use the code “mindpump” for 20% off.

Go to foursigmatic.com/mindpump and use the discount code “mindpump” for 15% off of your first order of health & energy boosting mushroom products.

Add to the incredible brain enhancing effect of Kimera Koffee with www.brain.fm/mindpump 10 Free sessions! Music for the brain for incredible focus, sleep and naps! Also includes 20% if you purchase!

Please subscribe, rate and review this show! Each week our favorite reviewers are announced on the show and sent Mind Pump T-shirts!

Have questions for Mind Pump? Each Monday on Instagram (@mindpumpmedia) look for the QUAH post and input your question there. (Sal, Adam & Justin will answer as many questions as they can)

Sep 13, 2018
856: Eating Healthy on a Budget, Fasted Cardio vs Fasted Weightlifting, How to Train a Person with Thyroid Issues & MORE & MORE
01:09:24

Organifi Quah! iTunes Review Winners!

In this episode of Quah, sponsored by Organifi (organifi.com/mindpump, code "mindpump" for 20% off), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about how train to a powerlifter, fasted cardio vs fasted weightlifting, properly train a person with thyroid problems and good strategies to implement for someone on a lower income that still wants to eat quality ingredients.

  • Will that Mind Pump calendar be coming out soon? Mind Pump Media is getting some work done. (4:22)
  • The resurrection juice! How Justin uses the Organifi red juice for that extra burst of energy. (6:35)
  • The proper way to protest? In-N-Out Burger Donates $25K To California Republican Party, Dems Call For Boycott. (10:30)
  • Why you shouldn’t telegraph your punch. Mychal Kendricks is Facing Federal Charges for Insider Trading. (11:52)
  • Why being insta-famous does not guarantee a successful business model. (15:45)
  • The dangers of quick money and knowing your limits. (17:20)
  • The way children are marketed to and how they consume information. The powerful new Mr. Rogers documentary, Won’t You Be My Neighbor? (21:18)
  • Trump vs. Google: Old Media vs. New Media. (28:15)
  • The benefits of Health IQ and Justin got what letter from Kaiser??!! (32:30)
  • The differences in the way men operate vs. women. (34:15)
  • #Quah question #1 – If you were to train a powerlifter, how would you do it? (36:39)
  • #Quah question #2 – Fasted cardio vs fasted weightlifting, which is better and why? (46:14)
  • #Quah question #3 – How do you properly train a person with thyroid problems? (55:05)
  • #Quah question #4 – What are some good strategies to implement for someone on a lower income that still wants to eat quality ingredients? (1:00:17)

People Mentioned:

Links/Products Mentioned:

Get our newest program, MAPS Split, an expertly programmed and phased muscle building and sculpting program designed to get your body stage ready. This is an advanced program and is not recommended for beginners. Get it at www.mapssplit.com!

Get MAPS Prime, MAPS Anywhere, MAPS Anabolic, MAPS Performance, MAPS Aesthetic, the Butt Builder Blueprint, the Sexy Athlete Mod AND KB4A (The MAPS Super Bundle) packaged together at a substantial DISCOUNT at www.mindpumpmedia.com.

 

Would you like to be coached by Sal, Adam & Justin? You can get 30 days of virtual coaching from them for FREE at www.mindpumpmedia.com.

Get our program, MAPS HIIT, an expertly programmed and phased High Intensity Interval Training program designed to maximize fat burn and improve conditioning. Get it at www.mindpumpmedia.com!

Make EVERY workout better with MAPS Prime, the only pre-workout you need… it is now available at mindpumpmedia.com

Have Sal, Adam & Justin personally train you via video instruction on our YouTube channel, Mind Pump TV. Be sure to Subscribe for updates.

Get your Kimera Koffee at www.kimerakoffee.com, code "mindpump" for 10% off!

Go to foursigmatic.com/mindpump and use the discount code “mindpump” for 15% off of your first order of health & energy boosting mushroom products.

Add to the incredible brain enhancing effect of Kimera Koffee with www.brain.fm/mindpump 10 Free sessions! Music for the brain for incredible focus, sleep and naps! Also includes 20% if you purchase!

Please subscribe, rate and review this show! Each week our favorite reviewers are announced on the show and sent Mind Pump T-shirts!

Have questions for Mind Pump? Each Monday on Instagram (@mindpumpmedia) look for the QUAH post and input your question there. (Sal, Adam & Justin will answer as many questions as they can)

Sep 12, 2018
BONUS: Introducing MAPS Strong
31:24

In this episode, Sal, Adam & Justin go into detail about their newest MAPS Fitness Product, MAPS Strong. MAPS Strong was developed in collaboration with World's Strongest Man Competitor, Robert Oberst. It is not just a program for people who want to get strong but for anyone looking for a fun way to create new muscle adaptations by doing new exercises in different rep ranges outside of the other MAPS programs.

You can get MAPS Strong at www.mapsstrong.com. Use the code STRONG30 through September 16, 2018 for $30 off.

Would you like to be coached by Sal, Adam & Justin? You can get 30 days of virtual coaching from them for FREE at www.mindpumpmedia.com.

Get our newest program, MAPS Split, an expertly programmed and phased muscle building and sculpting program designed to get your body stage ready. This is an advanced program and is not recommended for beginners. Get it at www.mapssplit.com!

Get MAPS Prime, MAPS Anywhere, MAPS Anabolic, MAPS Performance, MAPS Aesthetic, the Butt Builder Blueprint, the Sexy Athlete Mod AND KB4A (The MAPS Super Bundle) packaged together at a substantial DISCOUNT at www.mindpumpmedia.com.

Make EVERY workout better with MAPS Prime, the only pre-workout you need… it is now available at mindpumpmedia.com

Also check out Thrive Market! Thrive Market makes purchasing organic, non-GMO affordable. With prices up to 50% off retail, Thrive Market blows away most conventional, non-organic foods. PLUS, they offer a NO RISK way to get started which includes:

1. One FREE month’s membership
2. $20 Off your first three purchases of $49 or more (That’s $60 off total!)
3. Free shipping on orders of $49 or more

You insure your car but do you insure YOU? If you don’t, and you are the primary breadwinner, you will likely leave your loved ones facing hardship and struggle if you die (harsh reality). Perhaps you think life insurance is expensive, but if you are fit and healthy, you can qualify for approved rates that are truly inexpensive and affordable. To find out if you qualify for the best rates in the industry, go get a quote at www.HealthIQ.com/mindpump

Have Sal, Adam & Justin personally train you via video instruction on our YouTube channel, Mind Pump TV. Be sure to Subscribe for updates.

Get Organifi, certified organic greens, protein, probiotics, etc at www.organifi.com Use the code “mindpump” for 20% off.

Go to foursigmatic.com/mindpump and use the discount code “mindpump” for 15% off of your first order of health & energy boosting mushroom products.

Add to the incredible brain enhancing effect of Kimera Koffee with www.brain.fm/mindpump 10 Free sessions! Music for the brain for incredible focus, sleep and naps! Also includes 20% if you purchase!

Please subscribe, rate and review this show! Each week our favorite reviewers are announced on the show and sent Mind Pump T-shirts!

Have questions for Mind Pump? Each Monday on Instagram (@mindpumpmedia) look for the QUAH post and input your question there. (Sal, Adam & Justin will answer as many questions as they can)

Sep 11, 2018
855: Flex Wheeler
02:17:02

In this episode Sal & Adam speak with legendary bodybuilder Flex Wheeler, arguably one of the best physiques of all time. Although they talk about bodybuilding this episode touches on a variety of hot topics, including suicide, drugs, race relations, etc. 

  • Where did the nickname “Flex” come from? (4:31)
  • The colorful childhood of Flex Wheeler: From growing up poor in a single parent home to being molested at a young age. (7:12)
  • The alter ego he created in his own head. The meaning behind “pulling the trigger.” (11:30
  • The rollercoaster ride of 1994. The event that nearly forced him to seek professional help. (16:38)
  • Does his faith keep the voice in his head quiet? How a light is out on a hill to be seen. (20:50)
  • How money doesn’t always make you happy. (25:50)
  • The metaphor of keeping your house clean to reflect the kind of person you are. (31:45)
  • How did he get into bodybuilding? (34:08)
  • Did he simply breath the weights and grow? (37:58)
  • One of the greatest rivalries: Flex vs. Dorian Yates. (39:55)
  • Who was he most competitive against? Get along with best on/off stage? (46:06)
  • What was the greatest beef he remembers? Fights backstage? (48:43)
  • Communicating with the crowd. Did his martial arts background help him with posing? (51:50)
  • Politics and bodybuilding. (54:12)
  • Steroid use then vs. now. What are the differences he sees? (59:13)
  • How if your not first you're last. (1:05:00)
  • Does having a social media presence guarantee success. Your draw. (1:07:30)
  • Behind the scenes talk about Ronnie Coleman. (1:09:40)
  • Synthol and bodybuilding. (1:18:03)
  • Not all drugs are created equal. How you cut your own backyard. (1:26:45)
  • Going back into deep waters. Why he got back on stage after kidney failure. (1:34:25)
  • The human nature of judging people based on assumption. (1:40:53)
  • How he doesn’t see color only the person. Race relations and a person's right to protest. (1:48:00)
  • You can’t judge a book by its cover. The difficulty/double standard of being a police officer. (2:04:10)
  • Do we have more of a power or race problem?(2:11:50)

Featured Guest/People Mentioned:

Links/Products Mentioned:

Would you like to be coached by Sal, Adam & Justin? You can get 30 days of virtual coaching from them for FREE at www.mindpumpmedia.com.

Get our newest program, MAPS Split, an expertly programmed and phased muscle building and sculpting program designed to get your body stage ready. This is an advanced program and is not recommended for beginners. Get it at www.mapssplit.com!

Get MAPS Prime, MAPS Anywhere, MAPS Anabolic, MAPS Performance, MAPS Aesthetic, the Butt Builder Blueprint, the Sexy Athlete Mod AND KB4A (The MAPS Super Bundle) packaged together at a substantial DISCOUNT at www.mindpumpmedia.com.

Make EVERY workout better with MAPS Prime, the only pre-workout you need… it is now available at mindpumpmedia.com

Also check out Thrive Market www.thrivemarker.com/mindpump! Thrive Market makes purchasing organic, non-GMO affordable. With prices up to 50% off retail, Thrive Market blows away most conventional, non-organic foods. PLUS, they offer a NO RISK way to get started which includes:

1. One FREE month’s membership
2. $20 Off your first three purchases of $49 or more (That’s $60 off total!)
3. Free shipping on orders of $49 or more

You insure your car but do you insure YOU? If you don’t, and you are the primary breadwinner, you will likely leave your loved ones facing hardship and struggle if you die (harsh reality). Perhaps you think life insurance is expensive, but if you are fit and healthy, you can qualify for approved rates that are truly inexpensive and affordable. To find out if you qualify for the best rates in the industry, go get a quote at www.HealthIQ.com/mindpump

Have Sal, Adam & Justin personally train you via video instruction on our YouTube channel, Mind Pump TV. Be sure to Subscribe for updates.

Get Organifi, certified organic greens, protein, probiotics, etc at www.organifi.com/mindpump Use the code “mindpump” for 20% off.

Go to foursigmatic.com/mindpump and use the discount code “mindpump” for 15% off of your first order of health & energy boosting mushroom products.

Add to the incredible brain enhancing effect of Kimera Koffee with www.brain.fm/mindpump 10 Free sessions! Music for the brain for incredible focus, sleep and naps! Also includes 20% if you purchase!

Please subscribe, rate and review this show! Each week our favorite reviewers are announced on the show and sent Mind Pump T-shirts!

Have questions for Mind Pump? Each Monday on Instagram (@mindpumpmedia) look for the QUAH post and input your question there. (Sal, Adam & Justin will answer as many questions as they can)

Sep 10, 2018
854: The Truth About Collagen Supplements, Rebalancing Hormones After Birth Control, Favorite Cheat Meals & MORE
01:16:01

Organifi Quah!

In this episode of Quah, sponsored by Organifi (organifi.com, code "mindpump" for 20% off), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about their favorite cheat meal or food, if collagen supplements all they say they are, how a woman can get her hormones back on track after stopping birth control and if they would date themselves.

  • Jessica’s scare with inhaler medication. (3:21)
  • What is the scariest situation the guys have put themselves in when it comes to taking pills? (8:55)
  • Auto-brewery syndrome: Real phenomenon or not? (16:30)
  • What are the craziest creatures/animals you can think of? Nature hour with Mind Pump. (20:12)
  • #Netflix&Eaze - What shows do the guys watch without their partners? (23:45)
  •  Favorite films from childhood. The evolution of movies. (27:07)
  • How will they train on vacation following the 6 Week Fitness Challenge? (30:26)
  • #Quah question #1 - What is your favorite cheat meal or food? (36:06)
  • #Quah question #2 - Are collagen supplements all they say they are? (45:04)
  • #Quah question #3 - How can a woman can get her hormones back on track after stopping birth control? (51:43)
  • #Quah question #4 - Would you date yourself? (58:21)

People Mentioned:

Related Links/Products Mentioned:

Get our newest program, MAPS Split, an expertly programmed and phased muscle building and sculpting program designed to get your body stage ready. This is an advanced program and is not recommended for beginners. Get it at www.mapssplit.com!

Get MAPS Prime, MAPS Anywhere, MAPS Anabolic, MAPS Performance, MAPS Aesthetic, the Butt Builder Blueprint, the Sexy Athlete Mod AND KB4A (The MAPS Super Bundle) packaged together at a substantial DISCOUNT at www.mindpumpmedia.com.

Also check out Thrive Market! Thrive Market makes purchasing organic, non-GMO affordable. With prices up to 50% off retail, Thrive Market blows away most conventional, non-organic foods. PLUS, they offer a NO RISK way to get started which includes:

1. One FREE month’s membership
2. $20 Off your first three purchases of $49 or more (That’s $60 off total!)
3. Free shipping on orders of $49 or more

How can you go wrong with this offer? To take advantage of this offer go to www.thrivemarket.com/mindpump

You insure your car but do you insure YOU? If you don’t, and you are the primary breadwinner, you will likely leave your loved ones facing hardship and struggle if you die (harsh reality). Perhaps you think life insurance is expensive, but if you are fit and healthy, you can qualify for approved rates that are truly inexpensive and affordable. To find out if you qualify for the best rates in the industry, go get a quote at www.HealthIQ.com/mindpump

Would you like to be coached by Sal, Adam & Justin? You can get 30 days of virtual coaching from them for FREE at www.mindpumpmedia.com.

Get our program, MAPS HIIT, an expertly programmed and phased High Intensity Interval Training program designed to maximize fat burn and improve conditioning. Get it at www.mindpumpmedia.com!

Make EVERY workout better with MAPS Prime, the only pre-workout you need… it is now available at mindpumpmedia.com

Have Sal, Adam & Justin personally train you via video instruction on our YouTube channel, Mind Pump TV. Be sure to Subscribe for updates.

Get your Kimera Koffee at www.kimerakoffee.com, code "mindpump" for 10% off!

Go to foursigmatic.com/mindpump and use the discount code “mindpump” for 15% off of your first order of health & energy boosting mushroom products.

Add to the incredible brain enhancing effect of Kimera Koffee with www.brain.fm/mindpump 10 Free sessions! Music for the brain for incredible focus, sleep and naps! Also includes 20% if you purchase!

Please subscribe, rate and review this show! Each week our favorite reviewers are announced on the show and sent Mind Pump T-shirts!

Have questions for Mind Pump? Each Monday on Instagram (@mindpumpmedia) look for the QUAH post and input your question there. (Sal, Adam & Justin will answer as many questions as they can)

Sep 08, 2018
853: Best Shoulder Building Exercises, How & When to Use Sauna & Cold Therapy, Intentional Bodyfat Gain & MORE.mp3
01:32:27

MAPS Quah!

In this episode of Quah, sponsored by MAPS Fitness Products (www.mindpumpmedia.com), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about how to mentally deal with the idea of gaining weight and not being as lean, favorite exercises for building the delts, the best time to implement sauna use and cold therapy relative to time of day and training schedule and if the younger generation is becoming less and less connected to religion.

  • Mind Pump Recommends: Won’t You Be My Neighbor? Documentary. (5:35)
  • The difference in consumption of information from the 70s to today. The way kids are marketed today. (16:45)
  • Is California the new stoners paradise? (19:10)
  • How our feet have become so de-conditioned due to shoes. (24:38)
  • Justin/Courtney going on 10 year anniversary vacation! Party hard! (26:04)
  • New program launch! The newest MAPS Program releases soon! (31:40)
  • What will Sal and Adam do while Justin is gone? (32:33)
  • Adam always on the cutting edge of technology. His new tv and what he looks for when buying. (35:55)
  • Making the most out of the space you have. The guys talk houses and how they would design/furnish certain rooms. (38:00)
  • Thrive Market Unboxing is Back! (41:39)
  • Support Ben Greenfield and get his new bars! (45:15)
  • #Quah question #1 - After leaning out for the summer, how to you mentally deal with the idea of gaining weight and not being as lean? (47:00)
  • #Quah question #2 - Do you like the Arnold Press? What are your favorite exercises for building the delts? (54:35)
  • #Quah question #3 - What is the best time to implement sauna use and cold therapy relative to time of day and training schedule? (1:03:22)
  • #Quah question #4 - Do you think the younger generation is becoming less and less connected to religion? (1:13:11)

People Mentioned:

Related Links/Products Mentioned:

Get our newest program, MAPS Split, an expertly programmed and phased muscle building and sculpting program designed to get your body stage ready. This is an advanced program and is not recommended for beginners. Get it at www.mapssplit.com!

Get MAPS Prime, MAPS Anywhere, MAPS Anabolic, MAPS Performance, MAPS Aesthetic, the Butt Builder Blueprint, the Sexy Athlete Mod AND KB4A (The MAPS Super Bundle) packaged together at a substantial DISCOUNT at www.mindpumpmedia.com.

 

You insure your car but do you insure YOU? If you don’t, and you are the primary breadwinner, you will likely leave your loved ones facing hardship and struggle if you die (harsh reality). Perhaps you think life insurance is expensive, but if you are fit and healthy, you can qualify for approved rates that are truly inexpensive and affordable. To find out if you qualify for the best rates in the industry, go get a quote at www.HealthIQ.com/mindpump

Would you like to be coached by Sal, Adam & Justin? You can get 30 days of virtual coaching from them for FREE at www.mindpumpmedia.com.

Get our program, MAPS HIIT, an expertly programmed and phased High Intensity Interval Training program designed to maximize fat burn and improve conditioning. Get it at www.mindpumpmedia.com!

Make EVERY workout better with MAPS Prime, the only pre-workout you need… it is now available at mindpumpmedia.com

Have Sal, Adam & Justin personally train you via video instruction on our YouTube channel, Mind Pump TV. Be sure to Subscribe for updates.

Get your Kimera Koffee at www.kimerakoffee.com, code "mindpump" for 10% off!

Get Organifi, certified organic greens, protein, probiotics, etc at www.organifi.com/mindpump Use the code “mindpump” for 20% off.

Go to foursigmatic.com/mindpump and use the discount code “mindpump” for 15% off of your first order of health & energy boosting mushroom products.

Add to the incredible brain enhancing effect of Kimera Koffee with www.brain.fm/mindpump 10 Free sessions! Music for the brain for incredible focus, sleep and naps! Also includes 20% if you purchase!

Please subscribe, rate and review this show! Each week our favorite reviewers are announced on the show and sent Mind Pump T-shirts!

Have questions for Mind Pump? Each Monday on Instagram (@mindpumpmedia) look for the QUAH post and input your question there. (Sal, Adam & Justin will answer as many questions as they can)

 

Sep 07, 2018
852: How to Sculpt Your Legs
48:24

In this episode, Sal, Adam & Justin break down in detail how to build the muscles of your legs.

To get Mind Pump's FREE leg muscle development guide go to www.mindpumpfree.com

  • Why too much of anything is a bad thing. The addiction properties of nicotine. (2:51)
  • How science fiction has predicted the future. (10:00)
  • The evolution of Adam’s squat depth. (17:15)
  • How to Build Your Legs (19:57)
    • Range of motion: Different ranges for different muscles. (27:05)
    • Effective exercises: Not all exercises are created equal. (33:25)
    • Right Frequency: Recovery does not equal ADAPTATION. (37:58)
    • Top exercises for leg development. (44:00)
    • Sal’s Basic Formula to BLOW your legs up! (45:46)

People Mentioned:

Related Links/Products Mentioned:

Would you like to be coached by Sal, Adam & Justin? You can get 30 days of virtual coaching from them for FREE at www.mindpumpmedia.com.

Get our newest program, MAPS Split, an expertly programmed and phased muscle building and sculpting program designed to get your body stage ready. This is an advanced program and is not recommended for beginners. Get it at www.mapssplit.com!

Get MAPS Prime, MAPS Anywhere, MAPS Anabolic, MAPS Performance, MAPS Aesthetic, the Butt Builder Blueprint, the Sexy Athlete Mod AND KB4A (The MAPS Super Bundle) packaged together at a substantial DISCOUNT at www.mindpumpmedia.com.

Make EVERY workout better with MAPS Prime, the only pre-workout you need… it is now available at mindpumpmedia.com

Also check out Thrive Market www.thrivemarket.com/mindpump! Thrive Market makes purchasing organic, non-GMO affordable. With prices up to 50% off retail, Thrive Market blows away most conventional, non-organic foods. PLUS, they offer a NO RISK way to get started which includes:

1. One FREE month’s membership
2. $20 Off your first three purchases of $49 or more (That’s $60 off total!)
3. Free shipping on orders of $49 or more

You insure your car but do you insure YOU? If you don’t, and you are the primary breadwinner, you will likely leave your loved ones facing hardship and struggle if you die (harsh reality). Perhaps you think life insurance is expensive, but if you are fit and healthy, you can qualify for approved rates that are truly inexpensive and affordable. To find out if you qualify for the best rates in the industry, go get a quote at www.HealthIQ.com/mindpump

Have Sal, Adam & Justin personally train you via video instruction on our YouTube channel, Mind Pump TV. Be sure to Subscribe for updates.

Get Organifi, certified organic greens, protein, probiotics, etc at www.organifi.com/mindpump Use the code “mindpump” for 20% off.

Go to foursigmatic.com/mindpump and use the discount code “mindpump” for 15% off of your first order of health & energy boosting mushroom products.

Add to the incredible brain enhancing effect of Kimera Koffee with www.brain.fm/mindpump 10 Free sessions! Music for the brain for incredible focus, sleep and naps! Also includes 20% if you purchase!

Please subscribe, rate and review this show! Each week our favorite reviewers are announced on the show and sent Mind Pump T-shirts!

Have questions for Mind Pump? Each Monday on Instagram (@mindpumpmedia) look for the QUAH post and input your question there. (Sal, Adam & Justin will answer as many questions as they can)

Sep 06, 2018
851: Building Muscle While Losing Fat, How to Use Trigger Sessions & Focus Sessions to Build Muscle, Male PMS & MORE
01:16:57

Organifi Quah! iTunes Review Winners!

In this episode of Quah, sponsored by Organifi (organifi.com/mindpump, code "mindpump" for 20% off), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about how to build muscle while losing fat, the difference between focus sessions vs. trigger sessions and whether they are interchangeable within a program, alternative ways to educate children and their thoughts on male PMS.

  • Who has done the most damage since the end of the contest? How will Justin reintroduce items back into his diet? (4:19)
  • The final results are in!! The guy’s provide their numbers in the recent 6 Week Fitness Competition and overall feelings with how they did in a short amount of time. (8:14)
    • How experience/expertise play a HUGE role in their final results. (24:42)
    • Going forward, how will their diet/programming change? (29:08)
  • Mind Pump new sponsor, Ned, premium small-batch cannabinoids for body & mind. (32:44)
  • #Quah question #1 - How did you manage to build muscle while losing fat? (40:27)
  • #Quah question #2 – Can you explain the difference between focus sessions vs. trigger sessions and whether they are interchangeable within a program? (54:00)
  • #Quah question #3 – What are your thoughts on alternative ways to educate children like homeschooling? (1:00:05)
  • #Quah question #4 – Do you guys suffer from male PMS and your thoughts on it? (1:08:28)

People Mentioned:

Related Links/Products Mentioned:

Get our newest program, MAPS Split, an expertly programmed and phased muscle building and sculpting program designed to get your body stage ready. This is an advanced program and is not recommended for beginners. Get it at www.mapssplit.com!

Get MAPS Prime, MAPS Anywhere, MAPS Anabolic, MAPS Performance, MAPS Aesthetic, the Butt Builder Blueprint, the Sexy Athlete Mod AND KB4A (The MAPS Super Bundle) packaged together at a substantial DISCOUNT at www.mindpumpmedia.com.

Also check out Thrive Market! Thrive Market makes purchasing organic, non-GMO affordable. With prices up to 50% off retail, Thrive Market blows away most conventional, non-organic foods. PLUS, they offer a NO RISK way to get started which includes:

1. One FREE month’s membership
2. $20 Off your first three purchases of $49 or more (That’s $60 off total!)
3. Free shipping on orders of $49 or more

How can you go wrong with this offer? To take advantage of this offer go to www.thrivemarket.com/mindpump

You insure your car but do you insure YOU? If you don’t, and you are the primary breadwinner, you will likely leave your loved ones facing hardship and struggle if you die (harsh reality). Perhaps you think life insurance is expensive, but if you are fit and healthy, you can qualify for approved rates that are truly inexpensive and affordable. To find out if you qualify for the best rates in the industry, go get a quote at www.HealthIQ.com/mindpump

Would you like to be coached by Sal, Adam & Justin? You can get 30 days of virtual coaching from them for FREE at www.mindpumpmedia.com.

Get our program, MAPS HIIT, an expertly programmed and phased High Intensity Interval Training program designed to maximize fat burn and improve conditioning. Get it at www.mindpumpmedia.com!

Make EVERY workout better with MAPS Prime, the only pre-workout you need… it is now available at mindpumpmedia.com

Have Sal, Adam & Justin personally train you via video instruction on our YouTube channel, Mind Pump TV. Be sure to Subscribe for updates.

Get your Kimera Koffee at www.kimerakoffee.com, code "mindpump" for 10% off!

Go to foursigmatic.com/mindpump and use the discount code “mindpump” for 15% off of your first order of health & energy boosting mushroom products.

Add to the incredible brain enhancing effect of Kimera Koffee with www.brain.fm/mindpump 10 Free sessions! Music for the brain for incredible focus, sleep and naps! Also includes 20% if you purchase!

Please subscribe, rate and review this show! Each week our favorite reviewers are announced on the show and sent Mind Pump T-shirts!

Have questions for Mind Pump? Each Monday on Instagram (@mindpumpmedia) look for the QUAH post and input your question there. (Sal, Adam & Justin will answer as many questions as they can)

Sep 05, 2018
850: How to Fix Back Pain
01:06:17

In this episode, Sal, Adam & Justin discuss practical and effective ways to eliminate back pain.

To get more info, download Mind Pump's free guide on back pain at: mindpumpfree.com and watch our back pain series on YouTube at Mind Pump TV.

  • Why the recipe for success is NOT to start a T-shirt or Gym Business. (2:12)
  • How the industry is being forced to innovate due to barriers to entry. (11:27)
  • Why you MUST establish real estate on social media platforms. (15:45)
  • Patience is a virtue. Why the viral effect is not a real thing to aim for. (17:00)
  • Mind Pump keeping it real! (20:23)
  • Whatever can be free, will be free. (24:15)
  • What single factors will he tweak? Sal’s All-Day Workout Experiment: Round 2 & the Benefits of Frequency Training. (26:04)
  • How to Fix Back Pain (39:10)
    • Why pain is the signal, not the problem. (1:00:02)

People Mentioned:

Related Links/Products Mentioned:

Would you like to be coached by Sal, Adam & Justin? You can get 30 days of virtual coaching from them for FREE at www.mindpumpmedia.com.

Get our newest program, MAPS Split, an expertly programmed and phased muscle building and sculpting program designed to get your body stage ready. This is an advanced program and is not recommended for beginners. Get it at www.mapssplit.com!

Get MAPS Prime, MAPS Anywhere, MAPS Anabolic, MAPS Performance, MAPS Aesthetic, the Butt Builder Blueprint, the Sexy Athlete Mod AND KB4A (The MAPS Super Bundle) packaged together at a substantial DISCOUNT at www.mindpumpmedia.com.

Make EVERY workout better with MAPS Prime, the only pre-workout you need… it is now available at mindpumpmedia.com

Also check out Thrive Market www.thrivemarket.com/mindpump! Thrive Market makes purchasing organic, non-GMO affordable. With prices up to 50% off retail, Thrive Market blows away most conventional, non-organic foods. PLUS, they offer a NO RISK way to get started which includes:

1. One FREE month’s membership
2. $20 Off your first three purchases of $49 or more (That’s $60 off total!)
3. Free shipping on orders of $49 or more

You insure your car but do you insure YOU? If you don’t, and you are the primary breadwinner, you will likely leave your loved ones facing hardship and struggle if you die (harsh reality). Perhaps you think life insurance is expensive, but if you are fit and healthy, you can qualify for approved rates that are truly inexpensive and affordable. To find out if you qualify for the best rates in the industry, go get a quote at www.HealthIQ.com/mindpump

Have Sal, Adam & Justin personally train you via video instruction on our YouTube channel, Mind Pump TV. Be sure to Subscribe for updates.

Get Organifi, certified organic greens, protein, probiotics, etc at www.organifi.com/mindpump Use the code “mindpump” for 20% off.

Go to foursigmatic.com/mindpump and use the discount code “mindpump” for 15% off of your first order of health & energy boosting mushroom products.

Add to the incredible brain enhancing effect of Kimera Koffee with www.brain.fm/mindpump 10 Free sessions! Music for the brain for incredible focus, sleep and naps! Also includes 20% if you purchase!

Please subscribe, rate and review this show! Each week our favorite reviewers are announced on the show and sent Mind Pump T-shirts!

Have questions for Mind Pump? Each Monday on Instagram (@mindpumpmedia) look for the QUAH post and input your question there. (Sal, Adam & Justin will answer as many questions as they can)

Sep 03, 2018
849: Benefits of Mike Mentzer Style Training, How to Eliminate Rancid Farts, the Movement Against Masculinity & MORE
01:49:34

Organifi Quah!

In this episode of Quah, sponsored by Organifi (organifi.com/mindpump, code "mindpump" for 20% off), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about their thoughts on Mike Mentzer’s training philosophy, better alternatives to weight gainer shakes for protein to avoid rancid flatulence, Mike Mentzer’s school of thought and the positive qualities they have picked up from one another since podcasting and working together.

  • Is Adam getting too much of a warm welcome into his new neighborhood? (3:22)
  • Why Sal may be conditioned to dislike small talk. (9:55)
  • How the school setting is not meant for everyone. (12:25)
  • The shock and awe approach. Do the guys get uncomfortable meeting people they know, who listen to the show? (14:40)
  • Sal’s daughter, entering into the entertainment business. (18:00)
  • Felix Gray Glasses made for daytime use to protect your eyes from the "blue screen of death." (19:51)
  • Adam’s famous “red bowl.” How he uses Organifi Protein Powder to add flavor and nutrients to his oatmeal! (29:21)
  • Digestion turbo! Why you should ALWAYS walk after you eat. (31:48)
  • Google Coach: Is Google going to help you lose weight and eat better? (39:12)
  • #Quah question #1 – What are your thoughts on Mike Mentzer’s training philosophy? (51:43)
  • #Quah question #2 – What are better alternatives to weight gainer shakes for protein to avoid rancid flatulence? (1:07:49)
  • #Quah question #3 – What is their take of the movement against masculinity? (1:15:35)
  • #Quah question #4 – What positive qualities have you picked up from one another since podcasting and working together over the years? (1:26:58)

People Mentioned:

Related Links/Products Mentioned:

Get our newest program, MAPS Split, an expertly programmed and phased muscle building and sculpting program designed to get your body stage ready. This is an advanced program and is not recommended for beginners. Get it at www.mapssplit.com!

Get MAPS Prime, MAPS Anywhere, MAPS Anabolic, MAPS Performance, MAPS Aesthetic, the Butt Builder Blueprint, the Sexy Athlete Mod AND KB4A (The MAPS Super Bundle) packaged together at a substantial DISCOUNT at www.mindpumpmedia.com.

Also check out Thrive Market! Thrive Market makes purchasing organic, non-GMO affordable. With prices up to 50% off retail, Thrive Market blows away most conventional, non-organic foods. PLUS, they offer a NO RISK way to get started which includes:

1. One FREE month’s membership
2. $20 Off your first three purchases of $49 or more (That’s $60 off total!)
3. Free shipping on orders of $49 or more

How can you go wrong with this offer? To take advantage of this offer go to www.thrivemarket.com/mindpump

You insure your car but do you insure YOU? If you don’t, and you are the primary breadwinner, you will likely leave your loved ones facing hardship and struggle if you die (harsh reality). Perhaps you think life insurance is expensive, but if you are fit and healthy, you can qualify for approved rates that are truly inexpensive and affordable. To find out if you qualify for the best rates in the industry, go get a quote at www.HealthIQ.com/mindpump

Would you like to be coached by Sal, Adam & Justin? You can get 30 days of virtual coaching from them for FREE at www.mindpumpmedia.com.

Get our program, MAPS HIIT, an expertly programmed and phased High Intensity Interval Training program designed to maximize fat burn and improve conditioning. Get it at www.mindpumpmedia.com!

Make EVERY workout better with MAPS Prime, the only pre-workout you need… it is now available at mindpumpmedia.com

Have Sal, Adam & Justin personally train you via video instruction on our YouTube channel, Mind Pump TV. Be sure to Subscribe for updates.

Get your Kimera Koffee at www.kimerakoffee.com, code "mindpump" for 10% off!

Go to foursigmatic.com/mindpump and use the discount code “mindpump” for 15% off of your first order of health & energy boosting mushroom products.

Add to the incredible brain enhancing effect of Kimera Koffee with www.brain.fm/mindpump 10 Free sessions! Music for the brain for incredible focus, sleep and naps! Also includes 20% if you purchase!

Please subscribe, rate and review this show! Each week our favorite reviewers are announced on the show and sent Mind Pump T-shirts!

Have questions for Mind Pump? Each Monday on Instagram (@mindpumpmedia) look for the QUAH post and input your question there. (Sal, Adam & Justin will answer as many questions as they can)

Sep 01, 2018
848: Breast Implants & Autoimmune Issues, Getting Kids to Move, How to Increase Appetite & MORE
01:52:25

MAPS Quah!

In this episode of Quah, sponsored by MAPS Fitness Products (www.mindpumpmedia.com), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about research suggesting that breast implants can cause autoimmune issues, ways to get students moving, how to increase appetite and their opinion on Mike the “situation” getting fat but being happy, compared to when he was a fit train wreck.

  • Mind Pump calculates LIVE the cost benefits of getting a PRx Performance rack vs. your gym membership. (5:06)
  • Right on cue…Mind Pump gets an Eaze delivery live on air! (11:08)
  • Mind Pump All-Day Workout, body fat and Everly Well testing & MORE. (14:42)
  • Why it would be a disservice to sell something you do NOT believe in. (18:25)
  • The science of cannabis and the overall benefits. (23:00)
  • How artificial sweeteners may be getting stored in your body fat. Study Finds Sucralose Produces Previously Unidentified Metabolites. (29:18)
  • A potential game changing finding. Cancer ‘vaccine’ eliminates tumors in mice, study shows. (38:33)
  • What is the mentality going into their All Day Workout Experiment? (44:15)
  • Why the best diet is figuring out what works best for you. (48:43)
  • #Quah question #1 – Any research suggesting that breast implants can cause autoimmune issues? (59:00)
  • #Quah question #2 – What are some ways to get students moving? (1:15:22)
  • #Quah question #3 – Are there ways someone can increase their appetite naturally? (1:26:21)
  • #Quah question #4 – What is your opinion on Mike the “situation” getting fat but being happy, compared to when he was a fit train wreck? (1:35:48)

People Mentioned:

Related Links/Products Mentioned:

Get our newest program, MAPS Split, an expertly programmed and phased muscle building and sculpting program designed to get your body stage ready. This is an advanced program and is not recommended for beginners. Get it at www.mapssplit.com!

Get MAPS Prime, MAPS Anywhere, MAPS Anabolic, MAPS Performance, MAPS Aesthetic, the Butt Builder Blueprint, the Sexy Athlete Mod AND KB4A (The MAPS Super Bundle) packaged together at a substantial DISCOUNT at www.mindpumpmedia.com.

Also check out Thrive Market! Thrive Market makes purchasing organic, non-GMO affordable. With prices up to 50% off retail, Thrive Market blows away most conventional, non-organic foods. PLUS, they offer a NO RISK way to get started which includes:

1. One FREE month’s membership
2. $20 Off your first three purchases of $49 or more (That’s $60 off total!)
3. Free shipping on orders of $49 or more

How can you go wrong with this offer? To take advantage of this offer go to www.thrivemarket.com/mindpump

You insure your car but do you insure YOU? If you don’t, and you are the primary breadwinner, you will likely leave your loved ones facing hardship and struggle if you die (harsh reality). Perhaps you think life insurance is expensive, but if you are fit and healthy, you can qualify for approved rates that are truly inexpensive and affordable. To find out if you qualify for the best rates in the industry, go get a quote at www.HealthIQ.com/mindpump

Would you like to be coached by Sal, Adam & Justin? You can get 30 days of virtual coaching from them for FREE at www.mindpumpmedia.com.

Get our newest program, MAPS HIIT, an expertly programmed and phased High Intensity Interval Training program designed to maximize fat burn and improve conditioning. Get it at www.mindpumpmedia.com!

Make EVERY workout better with MAPS Prime, the only pre-workout you need… it is now available at mindpumpmedia.com

Have Sal, Adam & Justin personally train you via video instruction on our YouTube channel, Mind Pump TV. Be sure to Subscribe for updates.

Get your Kimera Koffee at www.kimerakoffee.com, code "mindpump" for 10% off!

Add to the incredible brain enhancing effect of Kimera Koffee with www.brain.fm/mindpump 10 Free sessions! Music for the brain for incredible focus, sleep and naps! Also includes 20% if you purchase!

Please subscribe, rate and review this show! Each week our favorite reviewers are announced on the show and sent Mind Pump T-shirts!

Have questions for Mind Pump? Each Monday on Instagram (@mindpumpmedia) look for the QUAH post and input your question there. (Sal, Adam & Justin will answer as many questions as they can)

Aug 31, 2018
847: Max Lugavere of The Genius Life Podcast
01:28:16

In this episode Sal, Adam & Justin speak with author, podcaster and friend Max Lugavere.

Would you like to be coached by Sal, Adam & Justin? You can get 30 days of virtual coaching from them for FREE at www.mindpumpmedia.com.

  • What would the guys “LGBT” name be? (4:18)
  • The Hugh Hefner of the health world. His dating life and thoughts on open relationships. (6:28)
  • Where do his views on marriage come from? (12:14)
  • Why the grass isn’t always greener on the other side. (15:15)
  • How has the reaction been from health professionals/practitioners since the release of Genius Foods? Had any debates with them? (17:25)
  • His take on Nutritional Psychology. (24:10)
  • What’s the deal with coconut oil? How the dose makes the poison. (30:54)
  • The myths behind saturated fats. (33:40)
  • Is protein the magical macronutrient? (40:00)
  • What has been the strategy behind his podcast? Enjoying the long form format? (45:09)
  • What are the bits of knowledge he has picked up in the last year? Implemented recently into his life? (50:45)
  • Does our cognitive fate fall into our own hands? He talks on his documentary Bread Head. (56:15)
  • What concerns him the most about our future generations? (59:04)
  • How to follow your bliss. (1:03:30)
  • Why we all may have ADD. (1:06:30)
  • The misconceptions behind taking omega 3 supplements? (1:08:28)
  • The differences between grass fed/grain finished vs. grass fed/grass finished? (1:13:10)
  • What are the top things people should AVOID in their diet NOW? (1:14:35)
  • How happy is he right now? (1:19:45)
  • His excitement going into his first Burning Man experience. (1:23:22)

Featured Guest/People Mentioned:

Related Links/Products Mentioned:

Get our newest program, MAPS Split, an expertly programmed and phased muscle building and sculpting program designed to get your body stage ready. This is an advanced program and is not recommended for beginners. Get it at www.mapssplit.com!

Get MAPS Prime, MAPS Anywhere, MAPS Anabolic, MAPS Performance, MAPS Aesthetic, the Butt Builder Blueprint, the Sexy Athlete Mod AND KB4A (The MAPS Super Bundle) packaged together at a substantial DISCOUNT at www.mindpumpmedia.com.

Make EVERY workout better with MAPS Prime, the only pre-workout you need… it is now available at mindpumpmedia.com

Also check out Thrive Market www.thrivemarket.com/mindpump! Thrive Market makes purchasing organic, non-GMO affordable. With prices up to 50% off retail, Thrive Market blows away most conventional, non-organic foods. PLUS, they offer a NO RISK way to get started which includes:

1. One FREE month’s membership
2. $20 Off your first three purchases of $49 or more (That’s $60 off total!)
3. Free shipping on orders of $49 or more

You insure your car but do you insure YOU? If you don’t, and you are the primary breadwinner, you will likely leave your loved ones facing hardship and struggle if you die (harsh reality). Perhaps you think life insurance is expensive, but if you are fit and healthy, you can qualify for approved rates that are truly inexpensive and affordable. To find out if you qualify for the best rates in the industry, go get a quote at www.HealthIQ.com/mindpump

Have Sal, Adam & Justin personally train you via video instruction on our YouTube channel, Mind Pump TV. Be sure to Subscribe for updates.

Get Organifi, certified organic greens, protein, probiotics, etc at www.organifi.com/mindpump Use the code “mindpump” for 20% off.

Go to foursigmatic.com/mindpump and use the discount code “mindpump” for 15% off of your first order of health & energy boosting mushroom products.

Add to the incredible brain enhancing effect of Kimera Koffee with www.brain.fm/mindpump 10 Free sessions! Music for the brain for incredible focus, sleep and naps! Also includes 20% if you purchase!

Please subscribe, rate and review this show! Each week our favorite reviewers are announced on the show and sent Mind Pump T-shirts!

Have questions for Mind Pump? Each Monday on Instagram (@mindpumpmedia) look for the QUAH post and input your question there. (Sal, Adam & Justin will answer as many questions as they can)

Aug 30, 2018
846: Intermittent Fasting for Fat Loss, Combining CrossFit with MAPS, the Downside of NEAT & MORE
01:52:12

Organifi Quah! iTunes Review Winners!

In this episode of Quah, sponsored by Organifi (organifi.com/mindpump, code "mindpump" for 20% off), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about the affect of high amounts of NEAT on muscle building and fat loss, the skill sets necessary for online training vs. in person training, fitness brands that push intermittent fasting as their main selling point for fat loss and the best way to combine CrossFit with MAPS.

  • 3 Days Left to get MAPS Performance for 50% off!! (4:20)
  • The excitement of getting to play with new toys…Sal gets a NEW car! (5:53)
  • The recharging power of Justin’s House in the Woods. (9:24)
  • Why do spiders scare us so much? (13:00)
  • When is the right time to give children a cell phone? How are Sal and Justin monitoring the time on their kids devices. (16:08)
  • Delaying gratification and children. (22:20)
  • The next step in the cannabis innovation market. Lagunitas sparks excitement with the first-ever THC, IPA-inspired cannabis-infused sparkling water. (24:07)
  • The overall health benefits of movement. New study shows regular walking breaks prevent the decline in cerebral blood flow associated with prolonged sitting. (31:42)
  • Is Justin’s Dad finally coming around when it comes to nutrition? How the Organifi Green Juice may be changing his mind when it comes to getting your vegetables in. (41:32)
  • That beautiful window when you hit your muscle building growth spurt. Sal’s shares his excitement working out with his son. (45:43)
  • The benefits of wrestling for a child’s confidence. (51:20)
  • The science behind light therapy, the Joov light, and its effect on the body. (54:40)
  • UPDATE: Mind Pump 6 Week Fitness Competition. (1:00:52)
  • #Quah question #1 – Can high amounts of NEAT affect the body when it comes to muscle building and fat loss? (1:08:40)
  • #Quah question #2 – How are the skill sets necessary different for online training vs. in person training? (1:18:00)
  • #Quah question #3 – What are your thoughts on fitness brands that push intermittent fasting as their main selling point for fat loss? (1:29:35)
  • #Quah question #4 – What is the best way to combine CrossFit with MAPS? (1:40:15)

People Mentioned:

Related Links/Products Mentioned:

Get our newest program, MAPS Split, an expertly programmed and phased muscle building and sculpting program designed to get your body stage ready. This is an advanced program and is not recommended for beginners. Get it at www.mapssplit.com!

Get MAPS Prime, MAPS Anywhere, MAPS Anabolic, MAPS Performance, MAPS Aesthetic, the Butt Builder Blueprint, the Sexy Athlete Mod AND KB4A (The MAPS Super Bundle) packaged together at a substantial DISCOUNT at www.mindpumpmedia.com.

Also check out Thrive Market! Thrive Market makes purchasing organic, non-GMO affordable. With prices up to 50% off retail, Thrive Market blows away most conventional, non-organic foods. PLUS, they offer a NO RISK way to get started which includes:

1. One FREE month’s membership
2. $20 Off your first three purchases of $49 or more (That’s $60 off total!)
3. Free shipping on orders of $49 or more

How can you go wrong with this offer? To take advantage of this offer go to www.thrivemarket.com/mindpump

You insure your car but do you insure YOU? If you don’t, and you are the primary breadwinner, you will likely leave your loved ones facing hardship and struggle if you die (harsh reality). Perhaps you think life insurance is expensive, but if you are fit and healthy, you can qualify for approved rates that are truly inexpensive and affordable. To find out if you qualify for the best rates in the industry, go get a quote at www.HealthIQ.com/mindpump

Would you like to be coached by Sal, Adam & Justin? You can get 30 days of virtual coaching from them for FREE at www.mindpumpmedia.com.

Get our program, MAPS HIIT, an expertly programmed and phased High Intensity Interval Training program designed to maximize fat burn and improve conditioning. Get it at www.mindpumpmedia.com!

Make EVERY workout better with MAPS Prime, the only pre-workout you need… it is now available at mindpumpmedia.com

Have Sal, Adam & Justin personally train you via video instruction on our YouTube channel, Mind Pump TV. Be sure to Subscribe for updates.

Get your Kimera Koffee at www.kimerakoffee.com, code "mindpump" for 10% off!

Go to foursigmatic.com/mindpump and use the discount code “mindpump” for 15% off of your first order of health & energy boosting mushroom products.

Add to the incredible brain enhancing effect of Kimera Koffee with www.brain.fm/mindpump 10 Free sessions! Music for the brain for incredible focus, sleep and naps! Also includes 20% if you purchase!

Please subscribe, rate and review this show! Each week our favorite reviewers are announced on the show and sent Mind Pump T-shirts!

Have questions for Mind Pump? Each Monday on Instagram (@mindpumpmedia) look for the QUAH post and input your question there. (Sal, Adam & Justin will answer as many questions as they can)

Aug 29, 2018
845: Train & Look Like an Ancient Athlete
01:02:37

In this episode, Sal, Adam & Justin give contest updates, discuss caffeine & sex drive, manipulating salt, carb loading, preferred carb sources and then go into detail the benefits of training like an athlete and how that was the genesis of MAPS Performance.(50% Off in August 2018, mindpumpmedia.com code: GREEN50 at checkout)

  • Caloric deficits, caffeine intake and its effect on your libido. (2:00)
  • The proper way to manipulate your salt and water intake for competitors. (11:30)
  • What are the guy’s go-to meals currently? Contest Update as the final week is here. (14:48)
  • Preferred carbohydrates and how the body responds to them. (17:15)
  • The correct way to carb load. (24:19)
  • Taking a trip down memory lane…The guy’s reminisce on the creation of MAPS Performance. (25:17)
    • The benefits of training and looking like an Ancient Athlete. (29:00)
    • The importance of transverse movement (reactive strength) to overall joint health. (35:55)
    • The misconception of power (explosive strength) and how to maximize yours. (39:00)
    • How the mobility sessions MAKE the program so unique. (42:50)
    • The beginning of Adam’s Mobility Journey and the impact this program had on his overall life. (47:09)

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