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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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Nov 30, 2020

In this episode, Sal, Adam & Justin discuss the addictive nature of sugar and how to kick the sugar habit.

  • Hi, my name is Adam Schafer and I have been addicted to sugar for 25 years. (3:04)
  • The POWERFUL effects sugar has on the body. (5:45)
  • Admit you have a problem. (9:05)
  • Drop the artificial sweeteners. (17:06)
  • The “cold turkey” versus slow approach. (20:33)

 

  • How to Kick Your Sugar Addiction in 5 Simple Steps.

 

  • #1 – Create the barrier in your house. (25:55)
  • #2 – Allow “healthier” substitutes in the house. (28:46)
  • #3 – Prioritize protein intake. (32:42)
  • #4 – Avoid heavily processed foods. (35:23)
  • #5 – Eliminate artificial sweeteners. (40:50)

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Nov 28, 2020

In this episode of Quah (Q & A), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about non-responders to resistance training, the benefits of the floor press versus the traditional bench press for those working out at home, thoughts and opinions on cluster sets, and adverse health effects when eating close to going to bed.

  • The funny reason why Sal needs new Vuori pants. (4:45)
  • The weird black market for breast milk. (6:04)
  • Sal’s lie controversy explained. (7:38)
  • Dealing with friends and family with conflicting ideas/views. (14:05)
  • Studies with Sal. (23:12)
  • Tesla is MUCH MORE than a car company. (24:34)
  • Adam’s cool guy story. (29:25)
  • #Quah question #1 – Is there such a thing as non-responders to resistance training? Have you ever come across them before? (37:43)
  • #Quah question #2 – What are the benefits of the floor press versus the traditional bench press for those working out at home? (44:18)
  • #Quah question #3 – What are your thoughts and opinions on cluster sets? How are they best utilized? How are they best programmed? What exercises do they work well with? (48:40)
  • #Quah question #4 – Are there adverse health effects when eating close to going to bed? Should you eat dinner hours before? (53:15)

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Nov 27, 2020

In this episode of Quah (Q & A), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about food intolerances, feeling stiff and immobile in the morning, getting fat when bulking, and how vocalizing their personal opinions and details about their lives has affected their brand, business and personal lives.

  • Milestone dad moments with Mind Pump. (3:37)
  • Sal’s baby is brilliant. (7:38)
  • Adam and Justin’s CRAZY drive home from Truckee. (9:05)
  • How Sal is in the “twilight zone” with baby Aurelius and parent hacks with Mind Pump. (20:25)
  • Let people make their own choices. (27:58)
  • Happy Thanksgiving from Mind Pump. (30:09)
  • Want to be featured on the podcast?! (32:21)
  • Mind Pump’s MASSIVE Black Friday Sales! (33:22)
  • Mind Pump Workouts. (34:53)
  • Justin may need to lock up his wife! (36:32)
  • Mind Pump Recommends. (37:50)
  • Skiing adventures with Mind Pump. (39:54)
  • #Quah question #1 – If you have food intolerances, do you still derive the nutritional value from those foods? (46:49)
  • #Quah question #2 – When I wake up, I feel very stiff and immobile and it takes me a while to regain my natural mobility. What can I do before, during, and after I sleep to help me wake up and move better? (50:09)
  • #Quah question #3 – I'm bulking, but I feel like I’m getting fat. Help?! (55:32)
  • #Quah question #4 – How has incorporating, vocalizing your personal opinions, and details about your lives positively or negatively affected the brand, business, and your personal lives? (58:49)

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Nov 26, 2020

In this episode, Sal, Adam & Justin speak with contest winner Helen Lin.

  • How long has she listened to the show? (3:00)
  • Her fascinating background and introduction to health and fitness. (4:00)
  • When did she notice the benefits of fitness? (10:06)
  • The crazy world of ice swimming. (12:37)
  • The driving force of wanting to stand out. (14:00)
  • When did she discover strength training? (19:06)
  • Why she doesn’t do things for fun, but competition. (23:02)
  • The level of strength stamina required for rock climbers. (25:18)
  • What are some of her favorite climbs? (27:34)
  • Her path to American Ninja Warrior. (28:30)
  • When did she get into Olympic lifting? (33:00)
  • The pivotal moments in her nutrition journey. (36:26)
  • The commonalities between the Mind Pump method and her own. (39:22)
  • The value of Organifi’s products. (41:16)
  • Protein, the magical macronutrient. (42:43)
  • Her experience with in-home training. (44:55)
  • Creating that cultural shift to the benefits of resistance training. (46:41)
  • What does she do to let loose? (51:02)

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Nov 25, 2020

In this episode of Quah (Q & A), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about how to practice bracing the core for lifting, the best order to do the big lifts if performed in a single workout, the definition of fitness, and helping a significant-other get in shape.

  • How the guys consume Ned products. (6:53)
  • Life after kids with Mind Pump. (8:42)
  • Random Hour with Mind Pump. (16:45)
  • Why some things do not require signs. (26:00)
  • Strange Laws with Mind Pump. (27:37)
  • Exciting news from Butcher Box! (31:56)
  • Studies with Sal. (33:10)
  • Why we must stop breaking people into groups! (36:06)
  • Check out the 3rd Rail podcast with Bret Weinstein. (37:40)
  • Fun Facts with Justin. (40:40)
  • #Quah question #1 – How do you practice bracing your core for lifting? (44:59)
  • #Quah question #2 – If I were to dedicate a workout only to the essential five (squat, deadlift, bench, row, and overhead press), what order would you do them in? (47:55)
  • #Quah question #3 – Define fitness? (54:04)
  • #Quah question #4 – Do any of you have experience helping a significant-other get in shape? I’m having a hard time balancing being a good or nice boyfriend, while also trying to be strict or real with my guidance and advice. (59:51)

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Nov 23, 2020

In this episode, Sal, Adam & Justin discuss why the deadlift is one of the most effective exercises you can do.

  • Why should you deadlift? (2:55)
  • A fundamental movement that is still relevant today. (5:32)
  • The myths surrounding the deadlift. (8:18)
  • Why a deadlifters body doesn’t always have a large waist. (12:14)
  • The importance of having confidence if you are a trainer. (15:24)
  • How the body responds to the environment you present it in. (17:20)
  • The crossover benefits into the real world. (21:40)
  • An excellent exercise for beginners! (22:30)
  • The value of the isometric aspect of the exercise. (27:37)
  • Practice the movement to rid yourself of default patterns. (30:16)
  • Deadlifts build strong hands! (32:36)
  • How deadlifts build a bulletproof back. (36:32)
  • Make sure to modify your intensity. (41:37)

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Nov 21, 2020

In this episode of Quah (Q & A), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about the effectiveness of powerbuilding, the value a Zercher squat provides that a front squat doesn’t, the best program for someone who wants to maximize benefits while losing weight, and when it is advisable to go “off script” for the sake of fun when following a workout program.

  • A wonderful practice of accepting the way things are. (5:12)
  • Why black markets exist in the first place, the COVID impact & MORE! (6:55)
  • Everyone is jumping on the Parler train. (19:57)
  • New segment alert! The 3rd Rail with Sal Di Stefano. (23:04)
  • Adam, the butt of the joke. (24:09)
  • Banana pumpkin protein muffins by Organifi. (29:35)
  • Studies with Sal. (32:34)
  • How Public Goods is crushing amid the pandemic. (38:43)
  • Recycling is NOT what it used to be. (41:02)
  • Mind Pump Recommends, Wayne on Prime Video. (42:57)
  • Soaking in the moments with your kids. (45:03)
  • #Quah question #1 - How effective is power building? (49:24)
  • #Quah question #2 – What value does a Zercher squat provide that a front squat doesn’t? I find the pain of the bar, in the crook of my arms for Zercher squat, limits the weight I can lift way before my muscle strength does. So, I wonder if I should front squat instead? (55:49)
  • #Quah question #3 – What program would you recommend for someone who wants to maximize benefits while losing weight? I don’t want to lift just to maintain muscle. I want to improve other things at the same time. I’d imagine something like MAPS Performance would be good because it would help maintain muscle while also improving other athletic factors that won’t be minimized during weight loss. (1:00:23)
  • #Quah question #4 - When following a program, when it is advisable to go “off script” for the sake of fun? (1:04:23)

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Nov 20, 2020

In this episode of Quah (Q & A), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about how exercise tempo affects the aesthetics of resistance training, how Smith machines compare to free barbell weights, eating in a surplus on off days when bulking, and how to navigate Mind Pump’s library of instructional videos, free resources, workout programs, and advice.

  • Mind Pump has ‘faces’ for a podcast. (5:50)
  • This is 40, Adam and Catrina’s birthday weekend. (7:13)
  • Fun Facts with Justin. (22:08)
  • The lack of sleep that is going on at the Di Stefano household. (23:33)
  • The controversy surrounding Baby Yoda. (25:20)
  • The latest on the COVID vaccines. (28:21)
  • Mind Pump HQ getting hooked up with new PRx gear. (32:03)
  • The logic behind indoor/outdoor gyms. (35:25)
  • Felix Gray blue-blocking glasses and their benefits to kids' behavior, homeschooling & MORE. (38:04)
  • #Quah question #1 – How does exercise tempo affect the aesthetics of resistance training? (48:25)
  • #Quah question #2 - Smith machines versus free barbell weights? (54:30)
  • #Quah question #3 – While bulking on three times a week routine, should we eat in a surplus on off days as well? (58:55)
  • #Quah question #4 – With Mind Pump being a treasure trove of instructional videos, free resources, workout programs, and advice, how would you help a beginner with a list of imbalances, mobility issues, and proper movements, etc.? Help them dive into something like correctional exercise and mobility without being overwhelmed? There are MAPS Prime, Prime Pro, and hundreds of videos posted on Mind Pump TV alone. Where would you get them to start? (1:02:27)

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Nov 19, 2020

In this episode, Sal, Adam & Justin discuss how to bulk and the mistakes to avoid.

  • Let’s talk bulking during the holidays. (3:23)
  • The misconceptions around bulking. (5:35)
  • Don’t Make These 6 Bulking Mistakes.
  • #1 - Consuming junk food to meet your macros. (7:33)
  • #2 - Not tracking and hitting protein intake. (19:24)
  • #3 – Bulking for too long. (22:34) 
  • #4 – Paying attention only to the scale. (27:00)
  • #5 – Not meal prepping in advance. (35:38)
  • #6 – Improper training. (40:08)

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Nov 18, 2020

In this episode of Quah (Q & A), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about the benefits of power cleans, the part of sleep that is best for recovery, whether there are “good” fats and “bad” fats, and managing fitness lifestyle, business, and fatherhood.

  • Mind Pump Debates: Sony versus Xbox. (5:44)
  • Mind Pump going ‘hard’ on Parler. (9:28)
  • Will there be a mandatory vaccine? (12:10)
  • Hypocrisy at its finest. (17:30)
  • How Jessica is bouncing back post-pregnancy. (18:55)
  • Nerd News with Sal. (20:53)
  • Mind Pump Investments: Predictions for Disney stock. (25:42)
  • Whale watching with The Andrews. (27:32)
  • Maximus loves Magic Spoon too! (30:42)
  • Courteney Andrews the roaster. (34:19)
  • Be careful what you say around children. (35:44)
  • ChiliPad to the rescue! (39:08)
  • #Quah question #1 – Are power cleans worth the try? What do they benefit? (41:55)
  • #Quah question #2 – I struggle to sleep more than 7 hours a night. Which part of sleep is best for recovery? Is it possible to increase just that part, such as deep sleep? If so, how? (47:01)
  • #Quah question #3 – Can you guys break down the whole back and forth of “good” fats versus “bad” fats? Saturated versus unsaturated fats? I thought a macro is a macro. (52:09)
  • #Quah question #4 – How do you manage fitness, lifestyle, business, and being a father? I know you all make it seem seamless, but I struggle with maintaining my fitness, work, and being a father. (56:42)

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Nov 16, 2020

In this episode, Sal, Adam & Justin interview their producer, Doug Egge, about his upbringing, life experiences and the journey that led him to partner with them and create Mind Pump.

  • The values and morals that built the foundation. (4:40)
  • Living up to his brother’s standards. (11:30)
  • How he chose to follow the path less likely. (16:00)
  • Reconnecting to his childlike wonder. (20:19)
  • Take yourself out of your comfort zone and DO SOMETHING CRAZY! (21:51)
  • Where does his relationship with money come from? (25:21)
  • The HUGE lesson learned the hard way. (30:00)
  • How his daughter stole his heart. (39:21)
  • When did he fall in love with fitness? (47:25)
  • When Doug met Sal. (49:52)
  • The creation of MAPS Anabolic. (55:55)
  • The evolution of the Mind Pump message. (59:04)
  • His experiences of first meeting Adam and Justin. (1:05:12)
  • Becoming the ring leader. (1:08:50)
  • The Mind Pump system of core values. (1:10:15)
  • Stand out moments with Mind Pump. (1:12:32)
  • The silent, but supportive leader. (1:24:58)

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Nov 14, 2020

In this episode of Quah (Q & A), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about the best way to get a higher vertical jump, favorite old school lifts that don’t see love anymore, whether the calf muscle is mostly determined by genetics and is not as “trainable” as other muscles, and why female CrossFitters usually have thicker waists.

  • Why Mind Pump has more faith in the Disney+ business model. (4:47)
  • Sal is not winning points with Jessica. (7:42)
  • Justin is a content machine! (14:26)
  • Russia continues to troll the US, Bill Gates talk, viral videos & MORE. (17:18)
  • Spotify continues to make BIG moves in the podcast space. (23:50)
  • How Legion has helped Sal wean off caffeine. (25:34)
  • Congratulations to Emily Harrington, the first woman to free-climb El Capitan. (28:32)
  • Why Adam is in the doghouse. (32:05)
  • Gymshark’s “interesting” marketing strategy. (34:32)
  • Another reason why Sal loves ButcherBox. (41:11)
  • The impact of making food more expensive. (42:43)
  • #Quah question #1 – What is the best way to get a higher vertical jump? (45:36)
  • #Quah question #2 - Favorite old school lifts that don’t see love anymore? (53:06)
  • #Quah question #3 - Is it true that the calf muscle is mostly determined by genetics and is not as “trainable” as other muscles in terms of increasing size? (59:06)
  • #Quah question #4 - Why do female CrossFitters usually have thicker waists? (1:03:57)

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Nov 13, 2020

In this episode of Quah (Q & A), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about the the difference between practicing a squat vs. performing a squat, how to introduce a fragile 65 year old to strength training, where to draw the line between deciding to improve health naturally through diet, exercise, and sleep or using more unnatural methods like supplements and medication, and whether it is ever a good idea to listen to your appetite when it comes to nutrition.

  • How the Caldera Labs face serum is making Adam look 5 years younger. (5:24)
  • Mind Pump Techniques: All about deadlifts. (9:20)
  • Sal’s long night explained. (15:01)
  • Funny Stories with Justin. (19:00)
  • The media versus reality: 2020 Election. (21:56)
  • Sleep deprivation effects, men versus women. (29:39)
  • Why the Organifi green juice trumps the competition. (32:11)
  • Growing pains with Maximus. (34:00)
  • Studies with Sal. (37:50)
  • #Quah question #1 – What's the difference between practicing a squat vs. performing a squat? How does that contribute to overall better physique, mobility, and longevity? (41:50)
  • #Quah question #2 – I have a 65-year-old dad who has never strength trained in his life and is fragile. How would you start introducing him to strength training? (48:19)
  • #Quah question #3 - Where do you draw the line between deciding to improve your health naturally through diet, exercise, and sleep or using more unnatural methods like supplements and medication? How do you strike a balance between these two methods? (53:38)
  • #Quah question #4 - Is it ever a good idea to listen to your appetite when it comes to nutrition? I feel like as long as we eat healthily and don’t completely overdo it, our appetite should be a good indicator of how much food our body really needs. (58:57)

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Nov 12, 2020

In this episode, Sal, Adam & Justin discuss the popularity of the "dad bod" and how to build a great one.

  • Mind Pump discusses the popularity of the ‘dad bod’ and the stigma behind being ‘jacked’. (4:23)
  • The science behind the ultimate attractive body type. (7:04)
  • What defines a ‘dad bod’? (12:35)
  • The positives of aiming for a ‘dad bod’. (14:40)
  • The mirror versus performance, Mind Pump standards & MORE. (18:12)
  • Why Mind Pump discourages striving for the “magazine look.” (24:17)
  • How to Build a Sexy Dad Bod. (25:25)
  • #1 – Build muscle. (25:42)
  • #2 – Diet strategy. (32:31)
  • #3 – Don't obsess. (39:34)
  • #4 – Play and do stuff. (44:54)

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Nov 11, 2020

In this episode of Quah (Q & A), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about the best exercises for developing rotational power, programming P.E. for students in online schools, how to properly breathe when lifting, and exercises or foods to help with sperm count & motility.

  • Adam’s snafu with the new nanny. (5:07)
  • Baby Aurelius and Maximus updates. (9:32)
  • How Ned has been Sal’s savior. (20:22)
  • Justin’s COVID rant. (22:45)
  • How Adam pulled a Sal at the mall. (23:55)
  • Felix Gray has physical locations! (27:26)
  • The latest on the COVID vaccine. (28:31)
  • Mind Pump gets political. (32:42)
  • The common misconception surrounding effective programming. (36:59)
  • #Quah question #1 – What are the best exercises for developing rotational power? (40:17)
  • #Quah question #2 – How would you program P.E. for students in online schools right now? (47:36)
  • #Quah question #3 – I'm learning how to properly breathe when lifting, but I get distracted when I concentrate on my breathing and it messes up my form. Any advice on how to do both without messing up one or the other since both are important? (52:56)
  • #Quah question #4 – Any particular exercises or foods to help with sperm count & motility? (56:13)

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Nov 9, 2020

In this episode, Sal, Adam & Justin speak with good friend Max Lugavere about why counting calories may actually be making you fat.

  • Don’t put Max in a corner! (2:50)
  • Why the public health crisis will not be solved by math and spreadsheets. (6:00)
  • The importance of learning good habits and behaviors first. (10:34)
  • Why you don’t want to rely on your will power to reach your ultimate body composition. (12:20)
  • Are you metabolically obese? (18:14)
  • How much do micronutrients play into obesity? (21:00)
  • What’s the deal with sugar? (22:06)
  • What are the best satiety macronutrients? (22:37)
  • The theory why you eat more when you are sleep deprived. (25:00)
  • Why you must remove “I CAN’T” from your vocabulary. (26:55)
  • Eat more protein! (30:15)
  • The differences, nutrient wise, between grass-fed versus grain-fed meat/conventional versus pasture-raised eggs & MORE. (32:16)
  • The value of novelty. (37:26)
  • The benefits of the Mediterranean diet. (39:05)
  • What makes the oil unhealthy? (42:25)
  • The order of operations of getting back on a healthy eating track. (48:38)
  • Why low-carb trumps low fat. (54:13)
  • The skinny on time of day eating. (57:44)
  • Max’s go-to processed foods. (59:54)
  • Max’s staple meals. (1:01:55)
  • Support Max by buying his books! (1:04:11)

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Nov 7, 2020

In this episode of Quah (Q & A), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about whether you can use MAPS Suspension movements in place of Focus or Trigger sessions, the qualifying markers in becoming an intermediate lifter, 5 staple foods to incorporate into your diet to cover the most nutritional needs, and training people with body dysmorphia.

  • Sal’s first blurry night with the new baby. (5:46)
  • How Maximus has finally started piecing together facial expressions. (16:01)
  • Pre-workout to the rescue for Sal’s workouts. (18:10)
  • The big loser of the election, the war on drugs. (19:12)
  • Studies with Sal. (22:14)
  • A very Mind Pump Thanksgiving. (26:15)
  • Mind Pump Recommends, Ancient Egypt. (31:34)
  • Why is Burger King promoting McDonald’s? (32:51)
  • Justin’s creative process explained. (36:11)
  • More studies with Sal. (38:43)
  • New product alert from MIIR. (41:32)
  • #Quah question #1 – Can you use MAPS Suspension movements in place of focus or trigger sessions? Mad genius or bad idea?(44:36)
  • #Quah question #2 – What are the qualifying markers in becoming an intermediate lifter?(47:59)
  • #Quah question #3 – What would be 5 staple foods to incorporate into your diet to cover the most nutritional needs? (56:06)
  • #Quah question #4 – Have you ever trained someone with body dysmorphia? How do you help people overcome it? (1:02:10)

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Nov 6, 2020

In this episode of Quah (Q & A), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about how to analyze a physique, favorite exercises & movements in the sagittal and transverse planes,  the best advice for someone who just recently found out she’s diabetic, and what they would like to say if invited on the Joe Rogan podcast.

  • Welcome to the world Aurelius Jordan Di Stefano! The harrowing tale of his birth.(4:40)
  • Adventures in Truckee with Adam and Justin. (31:57)
  • Adam’s BIG scare. (40:12)
  • #Quah question #1 – Can you guys break down how to analyze a physique with terms like origins, insertions, muscle belly’s, etc.? I’ve heard these terms thrown around a lot and I’d love to hear from you guys about it. (43:04)
  • #Quah question #2 – What are your favorite exercises and movements in the sagittal and transverse planes? (49:15)
  • #Quah question #3 – What’s the best advice I can give to my sister who just recently found out she was diabetic? (55:34)
  • #Quah question #4 – Here’s a scenario, you're invited on the Joe Rogan podcast. What are the top three messages you would like to send out to his audience with the reach that he has? (58:41)

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Nov 5, 2020

In this episode, Sal, Adam & Justin detail how to get the biceps and triceps to grow. 

  • If you build the muscles in your arms, they will come. (3:32)
  • Why it’s easier for bigger muscles to take over movements. (5:56)
  • The misunderstanding of the muscles of the arms. (8:10)
  • How to Get Stubborn Arms to Grow.
  • #1 – Pay attention to your elbow positioning. (9:42)
  • #2 – Focus on the stretch and squeeze. (17:56)
  • #3 – Train them more frequently. (27:22)
  • #4 – Don’t forget compound exercises. (32:35)
  • Mind Pump’s Top 10 Exercises for biceps and triceps. (40:10)

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Nov 4, 2020

In this episode of Quah (Q & A), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about adding plyometrics and functional training into a routine, whether deadlifts give you a thicker midsection, if one rest day a week is necessary, and the best exercises or routines for a 7 year old interested in weight training.

  • Updates on Baby Di Stefano. (4:58)
  • Home alone with Adam. (12:25)
  • Mind Pump Recommends, the Magic 8 Ball for the Markets Podcast with Dr. Peter Linneman. (20:16)
  • 49ers announce an official partnership with Joovv. (35:43)
  • Magic Spoon’s newest flavors have Justin drooling. (38:08)
  • Jessica’s weird pregnancy cravings. (40:34)
  • #Quah question #1 – What do you think about plyometrics? How can I incorporate plyometrics and functional training into my routine? (42:05)
  • #Quah question #2 – Do deadlifts give you a thicker midsection? I love doing them and have gained a great deal of strength in my back from them. However, as a female, I worry that my midsection is thicker as a result. (49:38)
  • #Quah question #3 – Is it truly necessary to take one rest day a week? For instance, how about alternating between full-body strength days and cardio? (56:16)
  • #Quah question #4 – My nephew is 7 and is showing interest in weight lifting. Where is a good place to start? What exercises or routines would you recommend? (1:01:35)

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Nov 2, 2020

In this episode, Sal, Adam & Justin Cover 7 Ways to Find Purpose. 

  • Why is it that we have so MUCH more, yet we are less happy than ever? (3:19)
  • Why having a strong sense of purpose is a LARGE contributor to your overall health. (7:47)
  • Mind Pump reminisces on moments of realization. (12:35)
  • 7 Ways to Find Purpose.
  • #1 – Practice gratitude. (16:32)
  • #2 – Learn to serve others. (25:01)
  • #3 – Practice spirituality. (30:52)
  • #4 – Seek vulnerability. (36:42)
  • #5 – What would you do for free? (47:10)
  • #6 – How do you want to be remembered? (52:57)
  • #7 – Surround yourself with driven people. (57:31)

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