Habit Stacking: Small Life Changes That Produce BIG Results

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Adam Feit has been teaching people how to win from an early age. As an adult, that mentality carried over into his career as he became a coach and worked with athletes at all levels, including the NFL’s Carolina Panthers and college football teams like the University of Louisville. Even though he was living what many, including Adam, considered the dream, something clicked that it was time for change. That’s when he decided to open a sports performance center for …

The Fikowski Story

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Students, you’re going to want to get your notebooks ready because Brent “The Professor” Fikowski is taking us to school on the Brute Podcast this week. Brent is a three-time CrossFit Games athlete, placing second in the 2017 Games, and after this episode, you’ll understand how he’s remained one of the sport’s top four male athletes since 2016.   Even though Brent is “The Professor,” he brings a mindset to the game that can’t be taught—the mindset of a competitor. …

The Mad Scientist of Strength

Matthew Cooper

What exactly does it take these days to be nicknamed the Mad Scientist? Are we talking Doc Brown in a DeLorean cruising through a space-time continuum, or is it more of a beaker and test tube vibe? Whatever the case, we’re stoked to have the modern-day Mad Scientist and world-renowned strength athlete and coach Chris Duffin on the Brute Strength podcast this week for his second episode. In Chris’ first episode, we learned about the upbringing that shaped his mentality …

Create Good Habits, Envision Your Future, And Own Your Shit

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Michael is taking a backseat to hosting the Brute Podcast this week as Adee Cazayoux joins the podcast to interview him for the second time since Episode 46. On their first episode, Michael shared his story of overcoming drug addiction, finding CrossFit and the moments in his life that led to the creation of Brute Strength. This week, Adee’s line of questioning has them diving into various topics including what it’s like to make the first move in friendships as …

David Goggins Is The Toughest Man Alive

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Author, ultra-marathon runner, and retired United States Navy SEAL, David Goggins joins the Brute Strength Podcast this week for and incredible story of suffering and success. David Goggins is a retired Navy SEAL and the ONLY member of the U.S. Armed Forces to complete SEAL training, including two Hell Weeks, the U.S. Army Ranger School, where he graduated as Enlisted Honor Man, and Air Force Tactical Air Controller training. This episode is all about pushing the limit, craving discomfort, facing …

The Science of Genetic Engineering and its Impact on Your Food, Fitness and Longevity

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Pediatrician Michelle Perro, MD, joins the Brute Strength Podcast to discuss the issues with GMOs in our food system. Michelle is a veteran clinician with 35+ years of experience in pediatrics and integrative medicine. She is well known for her book What’s Making Our Children Sick?: How Industrial Food Is Causing an Epidemic of Chronic Illness, and What Parents (and Doctors) Can Do About It. This episode is all about holistic medicine, improving your fitness through diet, and what you …

I Almost Got Fraser Kicked Out of The Games

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Elite influencer and sports marketing guru, Matt O’Keefe, joins The Brute Strength Podcast for the second time after his original debut on episode 47. This week he’s going to dive deeper into his growing apparel line, Redline Gear, and share inside stories about what it’s like managing top-tier athletes such as CrossFit champ Mat Fraser. He’s also got some great tips for those looking to make a career out of training and competing. Topics: 02:50 – Redline Gear and Mat …

Living Among Murderers, Deadlifting 1,000 Pounds for a Double, and Surviving the Unthinkable Ft. Chris Duffin

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Kabuki Strength’s Chris Duffin, aka the “Mad Scientist of Strength,” joins the Brute Strength Podcast to discuss his “survivor mentality.” Chris lived a secluded life early on, raising his sisters in a not-so-affluent atmosphere. His story then becomes one of triumph and tribulation as he later goes on to set the world record as the only man to deadlift 1,000 lbs for a double. This episode is all about the mindset, strength and importance of goal-setting that got him there. …

The Simplest & Most Effective Life Hack You’re Not Using ft. Mark England

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On our 116th episode, Procabulary’s Mark England made us think about the true power of our words and vocabulary. Mark makes his second appearance on the Brute Podcast this week to peel back the layers of the power of language and the physiology of breath. Topics: 05:40 – Stories we tell ourselves 22:50 – Taking action against goals 26:10 – The power of because Links: Procabulary Instagram Books: The Power of Persuasion: How We’re Bought and Sold – Robert V. …

The Bucket List Blueprint: Your Guide to Long-Term Goal Setting & Breaking Out of Your Comfort Zone

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Rick Alexander wants you to burn your couch, and he even wrote a book about it. The author, Lionheart Radio host, and Navy Special Ops Combat Medic joins this week’s Brute Strength Podcast. In this episode, Rick gets into his “Bucket List Blueprint” for long-term goal setting and breaking out of your comfort zone. Topics: 03:00 – “Burn Your Couch” 14:45 – Military time 22:13 – Long-term contentment 36:00 – Ultramarathons 42:00 – Hallucinations 49:13 – Bucket List Blueprint Books: …