Generalists Triumph In A Specialized World ft. David Epstein

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David Epstein is an investigative reporter at ProPublica, and the author of two New York Times Best-Sellers, “The Sports Gene” and “Range”. He is also joining the podcast this week to dispel some of the most common myths about genetics and athletic ability as well as why being a generalist might actually give you an advantage in today’s specialized world. In this episode David covers such topics including the advantage to switching your vocation, why short term success can lead …

Muscle-Centric Medicine ft. Dr. Gabrielle Lyon

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Joining the show this week is Dr. Gabrielle Lyon. Dr. Lyon is a functional-medicine physician who specializes in muscle-centric medicine. In this episode Dr. Lyon talks about why we should stop focusing on fat loss and start focusing on muscle gain, as well as diving into protein, how to balance your protein intake, the red meat myth, and even protein cycling. For more information be sure to check her out on the web. Enjoy the show! Topics: 11:30 – Working …

How To Turn Your Passion Into A Successful Business ft. Dr. John Berardi

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John Berardi joins me on this week’s episode of the Brute Strength podcast. John is a Canadian-American entrepreneur best known for co-founding Precision Nutrition, the world’s largest nutrition coaching, education, and software company. Over the last 15 years, he’s advised some of the world’s largest companies including Apple, Equinox, Nike, and Titleist as well as the San Antonio Spurs, Carolina Panthers, and even UFC Champion Georges St. Pierre. In today’s episode, John and I discuss his new book Change Maker, …

I Will Teach You To Be Rich

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Do you want to be rich? Do you want to learn the ins and outs of money? Well, you’re in luck. This week on the Brute Strength podcast, we’ve got Ramit Sethi, author of I Will Teach You To Be Rich, on the show. Ramit is a New York Times best selling author and founder of iwillteachyoutoberich.com. In this episode, Ramit explains how systems and psychology can provide you with a rich lifestyle. That could include automating your finances, making …

CrossFit Media Dismantled ft. Tommy Marquez

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The man, the myth, the legend, Tommy Marquez, aka T-Mommy is back on the Brute Podcast for the second time this week. As a former member of the CrossFit Media staff, Tommy joins us to share his side of the story behind all of the sudden layoffs that took place late 2018 that shook the sport into a new direction. In this episode Tommy shares some personal stories including almost losing his engagement ring on the side of a mountain, …

ReWild Yourself with Daniel Vitalis

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Things are about to get wild in this week’s podcast. Joining the show we have the host of the ReWild Yourself Podcast, Daniel Vitalis. Daniel is a modern day hunter gatherer, writer, and lifestyle pioneer who’s interested in helping people reconnect with wildness both inside and outside of themselves. This week’s episode is all about exploring strategies that our ancient human bodies and minds need to thrive in a modern world by awakening our instincts and freeing ourselves from the …

The Keto Answers” ft. Dr. Anthony Gustin

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The walking encyclopedia for all things Keto is back, this time he’s got his own book! Please welcome Dr. Anthony Gustin for the third time on the Brute Podcast. In this episode, Anthony goes over what he calls “The Four Pillars of Health”. Both Michael and Anthony will be diving into sleep, movement, stress management, and you guessed it, the ketogenic diet. Each episode with Anthony gets better and better. If you enjoy this episode, definitely check out   Anthony’s previous …

Stronger By Science ft. Greg Nuckols

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At 27 years old, Greg Nuckols made waves as a strength and conditioning coach. Now, the founder of Stronger by Science is using his online platform to help lifters and coaches train smarter. This week on the Brute Podcast, Greg joins Michael to discuss the difference between practicing and learning, how to think scientifically in training, and in life, as well as what to do when you start to lose motivation. Topics: 06:40 – Tricking athletes into PRs 13:14 – …

The Ready State ft. Kelly Starrett

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When it comes to relieving pain, preventing injury, and improving physical performance, Kelly Starrett is your guy. Kelly joins the Brute podcast for the second time to share his ideas on family values, and movement principles. In this episode Kelly share’s his ideology behind intentional parenting, raising a family, and being the absolute best for your tribe. The conversation later switches to the topic of pain. What does it mean to be injured vs experiencing pain, how to get the …

High-Performance Coaching

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Stretching is bullshit. At least, according to renowned strength and conditioning coach Dean Somerset, it is. You might recognize his name from his many contributions to popular fitness platforms including Men’s Health and Bodybuilding.com, but today, he’s adding to the list with a guest appearance on this week’s Brute Podcast. In this episode, Dean admits that from the start, becoming a strength and conditioning coach was rough. Listen as he dives into his early career, shares advice for building habits, …