The Cutting Edge On Breath Work & Recovery ft. PJ Nestler

Episode 241brutestrength


PJ Nestler is the Director of Performance at Extreme Performance Training (XPT), otherwise known as the breath guy. Breathing is the foundation of life. It is also the first step in enhancing health, performance, and longevity. In this episode we’re talking about how correcting your breathing habits can help you reach new levels in health and performance for any activity or application. PJ shares some of his proven breathing methods that he’s used while training UFC fighters, as well as ...

Loyalty, Belonging, and The Eternal Human Quest For Meaning ft. Sebastian Junger

Episode 240brutestrength


Sebastian Junger is an American journalist, author and filmmaker. He is most noted or his books, The Perfect Storm, Tribe, and his award winning documentary, Restrepo. Today he joins The Brute Strength Podcast to talk about the importance of community, and it’s role on our psychological survival. We’ll be getting into things such as the tragedy of modern societies, your value in society, and how natural disasters can actually help build a community. Topics: 04:00 – Community & colonial society ...

Working Out vs. Working In ft. Marcus Filly

Episode 239brutestrength


Marcus Filly is the creator of Functional Bodybuilding and a former CrossFit Games athlete – he also just so happens to look like a Greek God. Today, we’re talking about some of the recent racial issues going on around the world, and what it means to be all inclusive with your members and community. We talk about parenting, personal development exercises, and of course we talk about working out and his unique training methodology. Topics: 07:37 – Racial inequality 23:38 ...

Krissy Mae Cagney On Success vs. Fulfillment

Episode 238brutestrength


Krissy Harclerode wears many hats, a few of those being author, business owner and total bad-ass. You may recognize a few of her books, “Flexible Dieting” and “Flexible Dieting 2.0” or you might even recognize her former apparel brand, “Doughnuts & Deadlifts”. What you probably didn’t know is that she ended up giving the company away and completely reinventing herself. In this episode Krissy shares her transformation story as well as some of her new found passions, including a new ...

John Assaraf On The Science Behind Your Thoughts

Episode 237brutestrength


John Assaraf is a mindset and performance expert. He is also the founder and CEO of NeuroGym, a company dedicated to using the most advanced technologies and evidence based brain-training methods to help individuals unleash their fullest potential and maximize their results. John has even been featured in movies like “The Secret” and “The Quest For Success”. If you haven’t guessed it out by now, this episode is going to be about how to get everything you’ve ever wanted. We’ll ...