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Mind Pump: Raw Fitness Truth

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
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Feb 28, 2019

In this episode, Sal, Adam and Justin break down five concrete ways someone can get a smaller, sexier waist.

Feb 27, 2019

In this episode of Quah, sponsored by Organifi (organifi.com/mindpump, code "mindpump" for 20% off), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about training chest with upper cross syndrome, favorite bro science, Sweet Sweat and other thermogenic creams and the Mind Pump Hunger Games.

  • Do you remember your dreams when you wake up? The guys share ‘awkward’ dreams they have experienced. (6:10)
  • What is the weirdest place you have got an erection? (11:35)
  • Sal’s ‘vacuum sealer’ purchase + food prep + Butcher Box = Winning combination for your time and freezer space. (13:11)
  • Sal expresses his excitement about visiting Yellowstone this summer. (17:55)
  • How CBD is today’s probiotic. A Mind Pump rant. (20:14)
  • Justin shares an update on his Little League team, issues with communication between the other coaches, healthy snacks after the games & MORE. (29:30)
  • Mind Pump gets people laid. (33:02)
  • How you do anything is how you do everything. Adam is taking this swimming thing very seriously. (36:14)
  • The Rikki Lake of Fitness. Layne Norton’s ‘Worst Celebrity Offenders of Science: Fitness Edition’. (38:26)
  • Mind Pump Weekend Update. (43:35)
  • #Quah question #1 – Should I train chest with upper cross syndrome? (46:17)
  • #Quah question #2 – What is your favorite piece of bro science? (54:30)
  • #Quah question #3 – What do you guys think of Sweet Sweat or any other type of thermogenic cream? (1:10:10)
  • #Quah question #4 – You guys are in a Hunger Games type of scenario. What are your strengths and weakness? Most importantly, who wins?  (1:16:50)

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Feb 25, 2019

In this episode, Sal, Adam & Justin assess the attributes of some of the greatest athletes in history and what we can take from them to improve our appearance and performance.

  • The season for change and the optimal beard length. (2:31)
  • The guys reminisce on their first kiss. (7:02)
  • History’s greatest ‘Ancient Athletes’ and their attributes. (13:30)
  • Looking & performing to achieve a balanced physique. (22:40)
  • Why are we drawn to a muscular physique? (28:15)
  • Getting someone reconnected to their body and the importance of treating new movements as skills. (32:40)
  • The process of creating MAPS Performance: Train like an athlete. Perform like an athlete. (41:45)

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Feb 23, 2019

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 fix a weak pull up, the true importance of hydration, going to restaurants and enjoying a meal even knowing the food isn’t ideal and what to do when you develop several food intolerances.

  • Songs from the 80s, innuendos and the rise of abstinence. (4:30)
  • Feel the burn! Bernie Sanders is running for president in 2020. (10:10)
  • No shoes can contain Zion Williamson + the future of the NBA. (13:08)
  • How our genes are trying to drive us towards the middle. (20:00)
  • The ‘sneaky’, balanced flavors of Smoothie Box. (25:12)
  • Adam’s ‘motivation’ behind his new exercise routine. (31:58)
  • Colorado Tops $6 Billion in Overall Marijuana Sales. (46:32)
  • Nest's hidden microphone lands Google in hot water once again + the future of advertising on new media. Why you want to listen twice as much as you talk. (47:47)
  • #Quah question #1 - How do I fix a weak pull up? (1:00:11)
  • #Quah question #2 – How important is hydration? (1:10:18)
  • #Quah question #3 – How can I go to a restaurant and enjoy a meal knowing the food isn’t that ideal? (1:18:41)
  • #Quah question #4 – Can you develop food intolerances from eating something too much? Can you develop one of not eating something enough? What should you do when you develop food intolerance's? (1:29:38)

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Feb 22, 2019

In this episode of Quah, sponsored by MAPS Fitness Products (www.mapsfitnessproducts.com), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about how much time they have spent actually doing CrossFit, the practical reason why powerlifters tend to have higher body fat, everyday things to do to minimize the negative effects of sitting and how to build confidence in yourself as a trainer besides just getting more experience.

  • Macadamia milk is a GAME CHANGER! How you can get that and earn rewards at the same time through Thrive Market. (4:45)
  • What’s the deal with the Jussie Smollett case? How mainstream media is crawling at anything to stay alive. (9:33)
  • How in a State of Emergency, the President can control your phone, your TV, and even your light switches. (15:45)
  • Mind Pump recommends Conversations with a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes + Mindhunter on Netflix. (19:45)
  • The psychology of a serial killer, the fear of new media bringing TOO much awareness to certain causes & MORE. (26:00)
  • Justin feeling tough and strong with his growing beard and Vuori ‘chino’ pants. (36:52)
  • Adam’s 20 year high school reunion is coming + people’s perception of how they remember you. (40:50)
  • #Quah question #1 - How much time have you guy’s spent actually doing CrossFit? (47:44)
  • #Quah question #2 – Is there a practical reason why powerlifters tend to have higher body fat? (56:10)
  • #Quah question #3 – What are some everyday things to do to minimize the negative effects of sitting? (1:07:51)
  • #Quah question #4 - How do you build confidence in yourself as a trainer besides just getting more experience? (1:19:15)

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Feb 21, 2019

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.

  • Sal has reverted back to his old haircut. (2:02)
  • What is the weirdest thing the guys have been asked? (5:20)
  • The psychological effect of how your thoughts affect how you feel. (12:15)
  • Trainer Tip & Tricks for More Effective Workouts: Small tweaks and cues while lifting can make a big difference in the results that you or your clients get when working out. The guys provide their favorite tips and tricks for each body part. (15:50)
  • Why you should think of exercise as a new skill. (1:08:15)

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Feb 20, 2019

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.

  • How to determine how much life insurance is enough for your loved ones in an unexpected tragedy, the future & MORE. (5:14)
  • Is your CBD really concentrated? The importance of vetting your sources and how the guys use it. (11:30)
  • Sal and Adam recap their talk at Red Dot Fitness: How to build your online presence on social media through new media. (20:57)
  • Your newest little league coach, Justin Andrews. How will he control the chaos ahead? Plus, at what age is it appropriate for parents to fight their kid’s battles. (27:40)
  • Do single men smell and look different from partnered men? A new study says. (41:27)
  • How Catrina now has ‘spidey’ senses being pregnant. (43:17)
  • #Quah question #1 - Why the calves are so difficult to grow? (49:32)
  • #Quah question #2 – How does training the CNS differ from training muscle groups? (1:02:11)
  • #Quah question #3 – What are the pros & cons of adding calories via reverse dieting but staying low carb? (1:13:00)
  • #Quah question #4 – How do you explain to someone that claims a squat is not functional? (1:19:44)

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Feb 18, 2019

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 16, 2019

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 15, 2019

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 14, 2019

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 13, 2019

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 11, 2019

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 9, 2019

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 8, 2019

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 7, 2019

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 6, 2019

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 4, 2019

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 2, 2019

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 1, 2019

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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