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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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Now displaying: September, 2020
Sep 30, 2020

In this episode of Quah (Q & A), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about using dumbbells for squats, lunges, chest press, overhead press, and deadlifts, prioritizing meeting your macros vs. meeting your calories, when a Turkish Get-Up is useful, and a good progression for introducing weightlifting to kids and teens.

  • Justin’s ‘happy baby pose’. (4:19)
  • Proper grocery store etiquette. (6:49)
  • Mind Pump Weekend Update. (9:15)
  • The power of the ‘babies touch’. (18:28)
  • Joe Rogan, Spotify, and the growing topic of censorship. (22:32)
  • Missing the mark of the benefits of grass-fed meat. (29:32)
  • COVID-19 and blue light blocking glasses. (32:27)
  • Studies with Sal. (35:25)
  • #Quah question #1 – Can I use dumbbells for squats, lunges, chest press, overhead press, and deadlifts? Does it have to be a barbell or am I just wasting my time? (38:50)
  • #Quah question #2 – What's more important, meeting your macros or meeting your calories? (43:00)
  • #Quah question #3 – What are your views on the Turkish Get-Up? What is it useful for and what situation would you program it? (46:14)
  • #Quah question #4 – What is a good progression for introducing weightlifting to kids and teens? (54:33)

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Sep 28, 2020

In this episode, Sal, Adam & Justin speak with UFC Gym president Adam Sedlack.

  • The funny story of how Adam met Sal. (4:00)
  • Adam’s 24 Hour Fitness journey. (6:54)
  • What was it like working for Ray Wilson and Mark Mastrov? (10:04)
  • Was the transition rocky when 24 Hour acquired Family Fitness? (12:41)
  • The evolution of the gym space: His take on the race to the least expensive. (13:44)
  • The pivotal moment he knew 24 Hour was doomed. (18:54)
  • The COVID-19 impact on the industry and how the UFC Gyms adapted. (21:22)
  • His theory on how Planet Fitness is surviving right now. (27:34)
  • Why he believes Governor Gavin Newsom’s policies are costing people their lives. (29:25)
  • Behind closed doors conversations: The strategic way UFC Gyms are bringing back the fitness model. (38:39)
  • How to get involved politically to make a change. (42:06)
  • The mental health effects. (46:00)
  • Changing the narrative of fitness, how the at-home model is bringing more fitness awareness. (49:33)
  • Mark Mastrov, making BIG moves. (55:58)
  • How to build consumer trust in the COVID-19 era. (57:35)
  • Their strategy with new media. (1:00:30)
  • Does he see any permanent changes to the market? (1:05:49)
  • Is remote work a way of the future? (1:10:03)
  • His advice to the single gym owner. (1:10:55)
  • How to create a community in a two-dimensional world. (1:12:47)
  • How you live your journey today will make the difference. (1:15:30)
  • From the front desk to President, the evolution of Adam Sedlack. (1:16:54)
  • The moment in his journey that changed his life. (1:20:04)
  • How to identify honest and authentic people. (1:24:47)
  • Fitness, the best personal growth tool there is. (1:26:36)
  • Navigating family life during a pandemic. (1:28:28)
  • Building a legacy through actions. (1:31:58) 
  • Are there things he would have done differently when starting a family? (1:34:45)
  • Going all-in on being the RV guy. (1:37:25)
  • What you may not know about Mark Mastrov. (1:38:35)

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Sep 26, 2020

In this episode of Quah (Q & A), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about whether the muscle building signal you send when you perform resistance training is specific to only the muscles you train or if it can have an overall effect on the body, training for the firefighter academy, the benefit to sitting cross-legged for hip mobility, and realizations they had in their 20’s that changed their life.

  • Justin’s proud father moment. (5:31)
  • Mind Pump’s biggest insecurities. (9:20)
  • Justin ‘vegan-ish’ day. (12:12)
  • Studies with Sal. (15:33)
  • How Instagram is slowing turning into a PG-13 version of Porn Hub. (19:53)
  • Amazon’s bike snafu. (24:01)
  • Zoom is crushing! (28:12)
  • Magic Spoon, catering to their audience. (31:44)
  • The safety of gyms in the COVID-19 era. (34:36)
  • Is Joe Rogan being censored by Spotify? (37:46)
  • The booming market of customizable pillows. (46:25)
  • #Quah question #1 - Is the muscle-building signal you send, when you perform resistance training, specific to only the muscles you train, or can it  have an overall effect on the body? I recently sustained a knee injury and can’t do lower body training. I am trying to preserve muscle. (48:14)
  • #Quah question #2 – I'm training for the firefighter academy. I’m 6’1”, 195 pounds, and have been following MAPS Anabolic. Which program should I choose next, and should I be at maintenance or bulk? I need to be running with 75 pounds of equipment. (52:54)
  • #Quah question #3 – I spend most of my day on a chair due to online classes. Is there any benefit to sitting cross-legged for hip mobility or should I just do exercises to prevent low back pain? (58:05)
  • #Quah question #4 – What realizations did you have in your 20’s that changed your life? (1:03:03)

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Sep 25, 2020

In this episode of Quah (Q & A), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about contralateral training, the value of Alkaline & PH water, whether foam rolling is good for recovery, and credibility of out of shape personal trainers.

  • Morning moodiness is a real thing. (5:01)
  • The potential value of bullies. (8:20)
  • Mind Pump Recommends, My Octopus Teacher on Netflix. (18:28)
  • The value of debate and why Sal recommends Allsides.com. (24:03)
  • The at-home workout “bike wars.” Who will win?! (28:27)
  • Compass pathways, psilocybin-therapy firm, goes public. (33:56)
  • It’s pumpkin spice season! (35:53)
  • Is Halloween canceled this year? (36:32)
  • The benefits of tea tree oil for the scalp and how Adam has been using Dr. Squatch to remedy it.  (39:00)
  • Going to the movies in the COVID era. (42:14)
  • #Quah question #1 – What is contralateral training and who does it benefit? (45:03)
  • #Quah question #2 – Are alkaline & PH water another processed item on the market? Or are they worth the money? (51:07)
  • #Quah question #3 – Is foam rolling good for recovery and can it help you recover faster? (55:59)
  • #Quah question #4 – In your opinion, how credible is a personal trainer if they’re not in their best shape at the moment? (1:00:12)

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Sep 24, 2020

In this episode, Sal, Adam & Justin discuss four things you can do to turn your body into a fat burning machine.

  • Understanding your body’s survival mechanisms when it comes to fat loss. (3:29)
  • The misconception of wanting to be “smaller.” (9:55)
  • Addressing the psychology hurdle. (13:01)
  • How to turn your body into a fat-burning machine automatically. (16:18)
  • The 4 Ways You Can Turn Your Body Into a Fat-Burning Machine. (22:04)
  • #1 - Stress management. (22:18)
  • #2 – Lift weights properly to build muscle. (31:46)
  • #3 – Use cardiovascular activity as a supportive role. (37:03)
  • #4 – Pay attention to your nutrition. (43:41)

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Sep 23, 2020

In this episode of Quah (Q & A), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about how the difference between strength training and hypertrophy training, natural approaches to helping eliminate anxiety, how to know if needing to change foot position for a squat is due to limited mobility or is related to individual hip anatomy, & how to balance hormones as a female.

  • Gymshark, the Shredz of athleisure wear. (6:15)
  • Vuori is building their business off quality and not social media. (12:20)
  • How to be inclusive without virtue signaling? (17:10)
  • Mind Pump Reminisces, the Def Leppard effect. (18:20)
  • Putting things into perspective. A grandfather’s legacy. (21:45)
  • Justin’s new look paying off in the bedroom? (27:30)
  • Is a lack of training causing all these football injuries? (30:44)
  • UFC, MAGA versus BLM? (32:05)
  • Will social media become regulated? (34:32)
  • New Product Alert from Ned! (37:24)
  • Sal’s favorite arm superset with a suspension trainer. (41:58)
  • #Quah question #1 – What is the difference between strength training and hypertrophy training? Don’t they both produce muscle mass? (43:27)
  • #Quah question #2 – My doctor recently just put me on Xanax for anxiety issues. I feel this is just a band-aide. What are some better, natural approaches for helping eliminate anxiety? (51:15)
  • #Quah question #3 – How do we know if needing to change foot position for a squat, such as widening feet or slightly pointing toes outward, is due to limited mobility or if it’s related to individual hip anatomy? (56:46)
  • #Quah question #4 – Do you have any tips on how to balance hormones as a female? When training load is near athlete levels? (1:05:30)

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Sep 21, 2020

In this episode, Sal, Adam & Justin discuss five easy ways to start a fitness and fat loss journey.

  • Mind Pump speaking to the average person and how to begin their health journey. (2:44)
  • The 5 fundamental steps you can add to your lifestyle TODAY to start your fitness and fat loss journey. (7:20)
  • #1 – Avoid heavily processed foods. (9:03)
  • #2 – Try and hit your protein target. (23:46)
  • #3 – Build muscle to create a faster metabolism. (28:56)
  • #4 – Increase daily activity. (35:15)
  • #5 – Get good sleep. (39:42)

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Sep 19, 2020

In this episode of Quah (Q & A), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about how calisthenics compare to weight training for building muscle, improving health and general wellness, what equipment to buy for a home gym, how stimulants affect the anabolic process and recovery, and how to train clients who have lost their period.

  • New Product Alert from Organifi! (4:16)
  • The moment you realize that certain foods affect you. (10:28)
  • Mind Pump Recommends Alone on Netflix. (15:12)
  • The COVID prohibition era. (25:00)
  • Adam’s Vegas tales. (29:20)
  • Cool News with Sal. (33:27)
  • Fun Facts with Justin. (37:27)
  • Weird Real Estate Facts with Adam. (39:14)
  • #Quah question #1 – How would you compare calisthenics to weight training for building muscle, improving health, and general wellness? (41:54)
  • #Quah question #2 – You have $5,000 to spend on a home gym, what do you buy? (46:39)
  • #Quah question #3 – How do stimulants affect the anabolic process and recovery? (52:27)
  • #Quah question #4 - How do you go about training and nutrition with clients who have lost their period? (59:42)

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Sep 18, 2020

In this episode of Quah (Q & A), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about the best exercises to target inner and outer thighs for females that don't have to be done on a weight machine, whether TRX training is really for everyone, the best way to combat midsection fat when bulking, and how to pack a healthy lunch for a child.

  • Cobra Kai, a Mind Pump favorite. (5:45)
  • Sal’s great realization. (9:14)
  • Balancing cravings and alcohol. (11:24)
  • In entertainment news from Mind Pump. (17:21)
  • #TBT (19:13)
  • Instant Pot/Butcher Box, a match made in heaven. (22:57)
  • Netflix is feeling the heat over the “Cuties’ backlash. (27:32)
  • How adolescence is getting stretched out more and more. (31:35)
  • Building impact and income in the fitness space. (33:07)
  • Justin’s excitement for the new season of the Mandalorian. (36:13)
  • Mind Pump Conversations: Is the work from home model here to stay? (36:55)
  • Mind Pump Investments: The migration out of metropolitan cities and why rents are going down. (40:35)
  • #Quah question #1 – What are the best exercises to target inner and outer thighs for females that don't have to be done on a weight machine? (47:45)
  • #Quah question #2 – What are your thoughts on TRX training? Is it really for everyone? (52:38)
  • #Quah question #3 – Every time I bulk, I feel like I inevitably put on too much body fat. Specifically, around my midsection. No matter how slow or clean the bulk is, I always see midsection fat appear. What is the best way to combat this or at least keep it to a minimum? (56:25)
  • #Quah question #4 – I am having a son soon and my biggest concern is when he is school-aged and needs to have a packed lunch. I really don’t want him eating this garbage school food, but I feel like it’s hard to meal prep for a child. What have you done or plan to do? (1:00:14)

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Sep 17, 2020

In this episode, Sal, Adam & Justin go into five reasons everyone should squat.

  • Mind Pump’s motivation behind why everyone should squat. (2:45)
  • The common reasons why people don’t squat. (6:26)
  • The benefits of fundamental human movements. (12:18)
  • The bodybuilder mentality. (15:30)
  • Why a beginner should squat. The importance of laying the foundation first. (19:57)
  • The best exercise for overall strength. (27:10)
  • The importance of hip-hinging. (35:34)
  • How squatting speeds up the metabolism and promotes fat loss. (37:13)
  • Emphasizing on practicing the skill and the mobility factor. (39:20)
  • Pro or Con: The popular exercises people replace the squat with. (42:56)

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Sep 16, 2020
  • Morning workouts are NOT for Adam and Justin. (6:39)
  • Weird news with Sal. (9:11)
  • Mind Pump Recommends (Un)well on Netflix. (12:00)
  • Why you should handle the BIG rocks first when it comes to your health. (13:39)
  • Mind Pump Recommends the Social Dilemma on Netflix. (19:11)
  • Mind Pump approves a Presidential Debate hosted by Joe Rogan. (35:37)
  • Mind Pump Conversations: The future of the gym space. (37:45)
  • How to get enough nutrients in when calories are low. (46:59)
  • #Quah question #1 – I have heard some trainers say that they are anti-plank, due to them training bad posture. What is your opinion on that? (49:57)
  • #Quah question #2 – NASM teaches flexibility training before strength. You guys have said you train your clients for strength first, so now I am confused? (55:56)
  • #Quah question #3 – What correctional exercises would you recommend for clients with knocking knees? (1:02:02)
  • #Quah question #4 – What do you think about float therapy? (1:08:17)

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Sep 14, 2020

In this episode, Sal, Adam & Justin discuss the 10 most effective resistance band exercises.

  • How good things stick. (1:45)
  • Mind Pump Reminisces on the history of resistance bands, their introduction to them & MORE. (2:30)
  • The versatility and unique value of resistance bands. (10:55)
  • The Top 10 Best Resistance Band Exercises. (18:13)
    • #1 – Band bodyweight hip thrusts. (18:56)
    • #2 – Band squats. (21:24)
    • #3 – Band stiff-legged deadlifts. (24:21)
    • #4 – Band Pushups. (27:19)
    • #5 – Straight arm pulldowns with bands. (29:09)
    • #6 – Band pull-aparts. (31:18)
    • #7 – Band upright rows. (33:35)
    • #8 – Band hammer curls. (33:35)
    • #9 – Band overhead tricep extensions. (37:48)
    • #10 – Band wood chops. (41:13)

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Sep 12, 2020

In this episode of Quah (Q & A), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about how to develop the upper chest, the consequences of eating below the minimum daily requirement of fat,  whether running with a plastic bag over the upper body helps burn more calories, and how smoking weed impacts gains.

  • TV from back in the day. (4:27)
  • Adam’s insecure moment. (6:54)
  • California looks like Mars. (10:55)
  • The controversial business of private firefighting. (13:07)
  • Courteney Andrews is on a mission. (17:15)
  • Mind Pump Reviews Mulan on Disney+. (19:42)
  • Mind Pump’s favorite Disney films. (22:05)
  • We are living in the greatest time alive for conspiracy theories. (23:15)
  • Facebook backlash. (24:48)
  • The Madden 2021 controversy. (29:41)
  • Unconscious learning underlies belief in God, study suggests. (32:49)
  • Fun Facts with Justin. (37:11)
  • How the Pluto Pillow eliminated Sal’s neck pain. (40:34)
  • #Quah question #1 - How do you develop the upper chest? (43:09)
  • #Quah question #2 – What are the consequences of eating below the minimum daily requirement of fat? (50:39)
  • #Quah question #3 – Does running with a plastic bag over the upper body help burn more calories? (54:48)
  • #Quah question #4 - Can smoking weed impact gains? (58:08)

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Sep 11, 2020

In this episode of Quah (Q & A), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about the top three or four supplemental exercises to boost overall deadlift strength, research about squats compressing spine, doing more sets when you are not getting sore, and their best financial advice for newlyweds.

  • Masterworks, the stock market for paintings. (5:10)
  • Marijuana news with Adam Schafer. (7:37)
  • Making sauce with the Di Stefano’s. (13:22)
  • Mind Pump Recommends Away on Netflix and Robin’s Wish on Prime Video. (22:18)
  • The Andrews go creek walking. (29:12)
  • Magic Spoon and Public Goods are exploding! (31:20)
  • More shenanigans going on with California’s government officials. (33:44)
  • Justin’s ‘redneck’ wasp trap hack. (37:16)
  • #Quah question #1 – What are the top three or four supplemental exercises you can do to boost overall deadlift strength? (39:46)
  • #Quah question #2 – My dad’s doctor told him he shouldn’t squat because it compresses your spine when you load weight on your back. Instead, he just does leg presses. Is there any research you’ve seen about squats compressing your spine? (44:52)
  • #Quah question #3 – If you are not getting sore, should you do more sets in your workout? (53:02)
  • #Quah question #4 – What is your best financial advice for newlyweds? (57:05)

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Sep 10, 2020

In this episode, Sal, Adam & Justin lay out steps to dramatically improve your squat in just 90 days.

  • Why is the squat so important? (3:48)
  • A valuable measure of your body’s progression. (5:07)
  • The impact squats have on your joints and muscles. (7:38)
  • The difference between a partial and full squat. (11:24)
  • How to get to the point where you can squat fully with good control and strength in 90 days (with caveats). (11:58)
  • What do the FIRST 30 days look like? (19:00)
  • What does the SECOND 30 days look like? (29:41)
  • What do the FINAL 30 days look like? (33:38)

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Sep 9, 2020

In this episode of Quah (Q & A), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about how a picky person can get more protein into their diet, why the dumbbell pullover has fallen out a favor, good priming movements for golfers, and what to do off days to stimulate muscle growth.

  • Mind Pump Testimonials. (6:59)
  • Awkward sex scenes in movies. (14:48)
  • How to stay consistent when life gets in the way. (21:09)
  • Mind Pump’s favorite moments in lifting. (25:50)
  • Reminiscing over old home movies and pictures. (28:20)
  • Weird science with Sal. (33:28)
  • Entering the home stretch for Baby Di Stefano’s arrival. (38:22)
  • Sal’s sleep routine hack. (43:28)
  • #Quah question #1 – I am an extremely picky person and it’s hard for me to eat meat every day. I don’t like whey protein and I can’t eat enough eggs in the day to meet my protein intake. What options do I have left? (46:50)
  • #Quah question #2 – Why do you think the dumbbell pullover has fallen out a favor in the fitness community? When people like Arnold, and others in his time, used it regularly? Especially since it’s referred to the squat of the upper body? (55:19)
  • #Quah question #3 – What are good priming movements for golfers? (1:00:12)
  • #Quah question #4 – While doing a three-day full-body routine, what do you recommend doing on the off days to stimulate muscle growth? I’ve heard Sal promote trigger sessions. Can you explain what those are and how those help? (1:04:52)

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Sep 7, 2020

In this episode, Sal, Adam & Justin talk how to eat and train before, during and after pregnancy.

  • The benefits of proper activity before, during, and after pregnancy. (2:25)
  • The real work is done NOW. (5:02)
  • The goals of exercise and pregnancy. (7:32)
  • Let’s talk about insulin sensitivity. (10:05)
  • The common mistakes made. (15:00)
  • How to Train Before, During & After Pregnancy. (17:20)
    • The 1st trimester. (18:26)
      • Great exercises to incorporate. (22:39)
      • Do your best diet-wise. (26:35)
      • What does the routine look like? (27:12)
    • The 2nd trimester. (27:40)
      • Great exercises to incorporate. (28:37)
      • What does your routine look like? (32:42)
    • The 3rd trimester. (33:01)
      • Great exercises to incorporate. (35:32)
  • Busting the myth of “eating for two.” (40:03)
  • Be easy with yourself. (44:57)

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Jessica Di Stefano (@thetraininghour)  Instagram

Sep 5, 2020

In this episode of Quah (Q & A), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about the best exercises to strengthen the joints, go-to exercises and mobility drills for athletes, the best way to avoid a hernia, and how deodorants, shampoos, etc. can adversely affect our bodies.

  • The Schafer’s have their first scare with Maximus. (4:56)
  • Mind Pump’s stupidest things they did as teenagers. (15:54)
  • The Joe Rogan Experience Spotify controversy. (21:40)
  • The scary precedent Australia is promoting. (28:17)
  • The importance of evaluating policies. (30:42)
  • How you can increase your iron intake by cooking with cast iron skillets. (32:50)
  • The ChiliPad, saving marriages since 2010. (36:13)
  • If there’s no dirt, there’s no fun. (39:50)
  • DILF wisdom. (43:55)
  • #Quah question #1 - What exercises would you recommend for a client who is looking to strengthen their joints due to the fact that they had previous injuries that were related to sprains, and or strains around the knee or ankle area? (45:53)
  • #Quah question #2 – When training athletes, what are your go-to exercises and mobility drills? (53:42)
  • #Quah question #3 – Have you had a hernia and what is the best way to avoid one? (1:00:56)
  • #Quah question #4 – Can you guys talk about how deodorants, shampoos, etc. can adversely affect our bodies and what brands you guys recommend? (1:06:58)

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Sep 4, 2020

In this episode of Quah (Q & A), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about the best way to get rid of a mom pooch, eating enough nutrients without gaining weight, the necessity of manipulating macros when phasing into a new workout regimen every 4-6 weeks, and how to incorporate breathing into training.

  • How social media promotes false advertising. (5:17)
  • Mind Pump getting all the feels watching Cobra Kai. (21:22)
  • Pinterest leaving San Francisco. (31:38)
  • Is Carhop dining making a comeback? (35:15)
  • Mind Pump Memes. (36:09)
  • A promising new study in the anti-aging space. (38:26)
  • #Quah question #1 – What is the best way to get rid of a mom pooch? Everything has returned, but the mid-section. (40:35)
  • #Quah question #2 – You’ve talked about a study saying the average woman gains weight with an average intake of 1800 calories. But we technically need more to meet our nutrient needs. How do we combat this? Can we really eat more calories without gaining weight? (52:29)
  • #Quah question #3 – Should I be manipulating my macros every time I phase into a new workout regimen every 4-6 weeks? (1:00:25)
  • #Quah question #4 – Stuart McGill has talked about breathing mechanics being an important step indicator in back health. How would you incorporate breathing into training? (1:04:53)

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Sep 3, 2020

In this episode, Sal, Adam & Justin discuss common issues with the knees and how to prevent and correct knee pain.

  • What about the knees? (3:10)
  • How to distinguish acute versus chronic pain. (4:25)
  • What the knee is designed to do. (7:07)
  • The importance of addressing the root cause to alleviate knee pain. (9:48)
  • The false sense of stability. (14:20)
  • There is NO such thing as “bad knees.” (16:40)
  • Step #1 – Become stabile in your hips, knees, and ankles. (18:48)
  • Step #2 – Get stronger in the RIGHT way. (24:07)
  • Step #3 – Address hip mobility. (27:20)
  • Step #4 – Gain a better connection to your ankles and feet. (31:00)
    • The intent of the exercise matters! (38:01)
  • Step #5 – Target and focus on balancing your inflammatory system. (39:13)

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  • Justin Brink DC (@dr.justinbrink) on Instagram
Sep 2, 2020

In this episode of Quah (Q & A), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about how to help really overweight clients lose weight, whether creatine benefits women, ways to deal with anxiety, and how to prevent becoming burnt out as a trainer.

  • Squatch needs more manly scents. (5:13)
  • Fun Facts with Justin. (8:00)
  • The moment that Sal’s world was shattered! (8:49)
  • No medicine can replace a healthy body. (11:53)
  • The Andrews Family has returned home. (21:30)
  • Mind Pump Recommends, Cobra Kai on Netflix. (28:37)
  • How Sal used the Joovv light to assist with his recent back pain. (30:52)
  • Sal is back trolling on social media. (33:36)
  • Justin recommends Bill & Ted Face the Music on video on demand. (35:48)
  • Will baby Di Stefano be a boy or a girl? (38:32)
  • #Quah question #1 – Can you please share your success stories of helping really overweight clients and how you helped them? It is such a different journey than training athletes and people who just want to lose a few pounds. (53:56)
  • #Quah question #2 – Creatine for women, yay, or nay? (1:07:38)
  • #Quah question #3 – What is your go-to thing for dealing with anxiety? From simple stimulation or something major that life throws at you, like Justin’s evacuation? (1:11:34)
  • #Quah question #4 – As a trainer, how do you prevent yourself from burning out? Especially emotionally? (1:19:48)

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