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: …

Mentorship, Gut Health and The Travel Diet ft. John Berardi

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Crowd favorite John Berardi of Precision Nutrition is returning to the Brute Podcast for round two this week. In the first half of the podcast, Michael and John discuss the wisdom, mentorship and goal-setting rituals that John credits with making him a better husband, father and business leader. In the second half, we’re talking body. John and Michael will dive into gut health, tips for dieting while traveling, nutrition recommendations for kids and how he educates his family on overall …

Hustle in Silence ft. Hannah Eden

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Hannah Eden went from a life of drugs and partying to an online fitness inspiration, and this week, she joins Michael on the Brute Strength Podcast. In this episode, Hannah recounts her personal fitness transformation, what it means to take risks and follow your passions, and how she’s come full circle to help others do the same. Topics: 11:30 – Outside-in vs. inside-out 17:40 – Making a transformation 31:45 – Working with your significant other 38:00 – Respond, don’t react …

Relationship Development ft. The Couples Institute

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You don’t have to be in a relationship to benefit from this week’s Brute Podcast. Special guests Pete Pearson and Ellyn Bader of The Couples Institute join Michael Cazayoux to discuss the importance of communication, which, as an acquired skill in human interaction, everyone can benefit from. In this episode, relationship professionals Pearson and Bader will provide tips on creating a vision for your relationship, creating a team dynamic, rewiring your approach to arguments, and rituals you can implement for …

Brute Coaches Roundtable

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This week on the Brute Strength Podcast, we have another special bonus episode for you with the entire Brute Staff, Nick Sorrel, Adrian Conway, Michael Cazayoux, Nick Fowler, and Dr. Sean Pastuch. In this episode we’ll be talking about all the recent changes in the CrossFit community, including what this will mean for athletes trying to qualify for the Games, the difference between affiliate programming and Games programming and how to professionalize coaching within the community. Enjoy the show Topics: …

Burning Man: Our Story on Personal Growth and Enlightenment

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When Adee and Michael Cazayoux team up for anything, you know the outcome is going to be epic. This week’s Brute Strength Podcast is no exception, as Adee Cazayoux is back to focus on personal development and relationship advice with her husband and our host, Michael Cazayoux. Together, they’ll share stories about their first experience at Burning Man, delve into expectations and reality, personal breakthroughs, and getting naked with 500+ people. Listen now to learn their biggest takeaways and how …

Beyond Macros ft. The Grocery Ninja Matt Walrath

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Ever wonder what it takes to be coined with a name like the Grocery Ninja? Matt Walrath, the man behind the nickname, and his company Beyond Macros have helped hundreds of clients transform into stronger, more confident versions of themselves. In this episode, Matt gets real about why most diets fail, how to build a better relationship with food, his advice on nutrition and macros, and why seeing your friends naked can be one of the most freeing experiences in …