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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 @mindpumpmedia, @mindpumpsal, @mindpumpadam, @mindpumpjustin & @mindpumpdoug and at mindpumppodcast.com. Get expertly programmed Mind Pump training protocols at mapsfitnessproducts.com
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Now displaying: March, 2024
Mar 30, 2024

In this episode of Quah (Q & A), Sal, Adam & Justin coach three Pump Heads via Zoom. Email live@mindpumpmedia.com if you want to be considered to ask your question on the show.

  • Mind Pump Fit Tip: One of the BIGGEST wastes of money is thermogenic fat burners. (2:25)

  • Restless sleep is the worst! (13:18)

  • Recognize the warning signs when something may be off with your child. (15:53)

  • Rock thief. (19:17)

  • When you realize money isn’t an issue. (21:09)

  • “They” want us to be fat, sick, and unhealthy. (27:21)

  • Mark Wahlberg’s bold move. (33:38)

  • What famous actor would play the guys in a movie? (34:38)

  • When ‘going woke’ went bad. (36:01)

  • The ULTIMATE trainer app, NASM One. (38:03)

  • Get the FREE 3-Day Mind Pump Personal Trainer Webinar today! (44:34)

  • Proud to be an American. (45:49)

  • Adam updates the audience on the impacts of taking Tirzepatide so far. (49:46)

  • Shout out to Jim Arrington. (59:12)

  • #ListenerLive question #1 - Do fat burners affect your muscle-burning potential? (1:01:04)

  • #ListenerLive question #2 - Is it too late for me to get the body I have only dreamed about now that I am older, without a background in fitness or athletics? (1:15:25)

  • #ListenerLive question #3 – Any advice on where I should go from here? Should I stay at maintenance with 3x training a week and allow myself to heal, or go back in a deficit so that I can get some of my tone and definition back and feel better about the way I look? (1:29:08)

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Mar 29, 2024

In this episode of Quah (Q & A), Sal, Adam & Justin answer four Pump Head questions drawn from last Sunday’s Quah post on the @mindpumpmedia Instagram page. 

  • Mind Pump Fit Tip: Don’t use shame to get results. (2:00)

  • When your kids have bigger calves than you. (17:22)

  • Organifi has products for kids! (18:31)

  • Interesting times we live in. (23:32)

  • Speculating on the fallout from Oprah’s weight-loss drug special. (29:27)

  • Did the CDC release a redacted study on myocarditis after COVID-19 vaccination? (33:30)

  • Dan Bilzerian admits monogamy is the answer. (35:11)

  • If people skip meals, typically there are unhealthy habits around that. (40:48)

  • Adam has started taking Tirzepatide, updates to come! (45:27)

  • Influencer farms vs. the power of word of mouth. (49:27)

  • Brain.fm works like a charm. (56:31)

  • Shout out to Matteo Mancuso. (58:20)

  • #Quah question #1 - What can I do to get bigger, if I’m only noticing strength gains? (1:00:56)

  • #Quah question #2 - Can you please provide some tips for a “skinny fat” body? I’m already lifting 4-5x a week, eat my bodyweight in protein daily (min), and get 10-15K steps a day. I don’t know why I cannot get more toned and muscular. (1:03:30)

  • #Quah question #3 - Is it possible to lose muscle due to overtraining even if you always hit your protein targets? (1:06:09)

  • #Quah question #4 - What are the best exercises to do to strengthen your wrists? (1:11:42)

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  • Visit Organifi for the exclusive offer for Mind Pump listeners! **Promo code MINDPUMP at checkout for 20% off**

  • Visit Brain.fm for an exclusive offer for Mind Pump listeners. ** Promo code MINDPUMP to get 30 days of free access to science-backed music. **

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Mar 28, 2024
  • How the fitness industry is RAPIDLY evolving. (2:22)

  • How your business should be a DESIRE, not a necessity. (4:12)

  • Why the scale model is broken. (6:42)

  • Why is the quality of coaching going down? (11:55)

  • Understanding your growth trajectory. (18:20)

  • Acquisition vs. retention. (23:21)

  • The difference between a rich vs. poor mindset. (25:25)

  • Understanding a revolving pricing model. (26:27)

  • Exclusive vs. inclusive marketing. (35:00)

  • How the FTC is cracking down on online marketers and how to be compliant. (42:19)

  • How to compete and win in 2024. (51:36)

  • Respecting the journey. (58:00)

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Mar 27, 2024

In this episode of Quah (Q & A), Sal, Adam & Justin coach three Pump Heads via Zoom. Email live@mindpumpmedia.com if you want to be considered to ask your question on the show.

  • Mind Pump Fit Tip: One of the most impactful things you can do for your health, positively, is to BE WITH PEOPLE! (2:37)

  • Gymnastics Dad stories with Justin. (17:27)

  • The latest scary trend with high school dances. (23:55)

  • AI-generated content is getting weirder and weirder. (29:27)

  • Amazon hot air balloons and drones. (32:40)

  • Glow-in-the-dark roads? (35:06)

  • Why free weights are superior to machines. (36:30)

  • Will universal basic income become necessary? (38:45)

  • Zbiotics are SCARY effective. (44:15)

  • Vuori is worldwide! (46:08)

  • Acupuncture for stress relief? (47:52)

  • Fun Facts with Justin: Ice football. (50:35)

  • Mind Pump Recommends, Full Swing on Netflix. (55:28)

  • Going down the Mike Tyson rabbit hole. (58:23)

  • Conor McGregor continues to break records. (1:00:42)

  • Shout out to Mind Pump Park City Rental. (1:03:09)

  • #ListenerLive question #1 - What advice would you give to help me determine how to lay out the next couple of programs? (1:04:46)

  • #ListenerLive question #2 - Any advice on what training style I should focus on to match my fitness goals and then complement my work demands as a massage therapist? (1:09:16)

  • #ListenerLive question #3 - What would be the best training program for a competitive arm wrestler? (1:19:55)

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Mar 25, 2024
  • Health does NOT encompass just looking good. (1:48)

  • Seven Habits of Truly Healthy People. (5:08)

  • #1 - Disconnect from all media. (8:34)

  • #2 - Eat dinner with your family. (16:15)

  • #3 - Seek coaching or therapy. (19:56)

  • #4 - Spend lots of time outdoors. (23:29)

  • #5 - Volunteer your time. (26:55)

  • #6 - Live well below your means. (30:12)

  • #7 - Follow a spiritual practice. (36:00)

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Mar 23, 2024

In this episode of Quah (Q & A), Sal, Adam & Justin coach four Pump Heads via Zoom. Email live@mindpumpmedia.com if you want to be considered to ask your question on the show.

  • Mind Pump Fit Tip: The highest source of creatine you can find in the world is RED MEAT. (1:59)

  • The inventor of the silencer. (12:34)

  • The safety and protection of owning guns. (13:57)

  • When you think it’s funny and cute until it's not. (22:32)

  • Is the public finally waking up to the Government’s distrust? (25:16)

  • Prime beverage brand is making BIG moves. (31:30)

  • “Milk does a body good.” (35:24)

  • Can high performers have a normal family life? (41:13)

  • What’s your ‘joy’ level? (49:41)

  • Shout out to the Modern Wisdom podcast with Alex Hormozi. (52:09)

  • #ListenerLive question #1 - Can you help me figure out why I can't seem to build muscle? (54:03)

  • #ListenerLive question #2 - Now with minimal steps and a lifestyle change, should I reduce my calories by 100-200 calories while still maintaining my protein intake? (1:10:14)

  • #ListenerLive question #3 – Any advice on how to grow my arms? (1:23:05)

  • #ListenerLive question #4 - I’ve gone through a couple of major transformations with my body and I’m currently feeling stuck with my diet and training. Any advice on where I should go from here? (1:29:16)

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Mar 22, 2024

In this episode of Quah (Q & A), Sal, Adam & Justin answer four Pump Head questions drawn from last Sunday’s Quah post on the @mindpumpmedia Instagram page. 

  • Mind Pump Fit Tip: Do NOT watch your progress in the mirror or the scale! When you get that full picture, you can then create a relationship with exercise that lasts the REST of your life. (1:47)

  • Sal opens up on his spiritual journey. (22:05)

  • A review of the peptide Tirzepitide. (24:49)

  • Approaching healthy eating habits with kids. (29:58)

  • What is the most durable car brand? (42:21)

  • Are EVs worse for the environment than gas cars? (48:02)

  • One of the most effective supplements for sleep EVER! (50:23)

  • The wide range of benefits of Shilajit. (55:33)

  • Would you have sex with a sex robot? (58:10)

  • Shout out to The Gentlemen on Netflix. (1:03:11)

  • #Quah question #1 - What is the best exercise to get rid of “Mom Pooch”? (1:04:28)

  • #Quah question #2 - I’m experiencing pain under my left clavicle after tricep dips. What am I doing wrong? (1:08:56)

  • #Quah question #3 - You mentioned in a previous episode that volume should be higher when bulking, so what rep range is best to train in during a bulk? Is one more beneficial than the other - increasing weight vs increasing reps? (1:12:47)

  • #Quah question #4 - How important is it to correct things like posture, muscle imbalances, and core strength BEFORE adding strength training, or can they be done alongside each other?  (1:16:05)

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  • Visit Legion Athletics for the exclusive offer for Mind Pump listeners! ** Code MINDPUMP for 20% off your first order (new customers) and double rewards points for existing customers. **

  • Visit Organifi for the exclusive offer for Mind Pump listeners! **Promo code MINDPUMP at checkout**

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Mar 21, 2024
  • Tricking the client to change their behaviors outside of counting/burning calories in a way that doesn’t feel restrictive. (2:18)

  • Six Weird Ways to Lose Weight.

  • #1 - Eating without distractions. (5:10)

  • #2 - Prioritize sleep. (9:37)

  • #3 - Walk after meals. (13:44)

  • #4 - Eat without drinking fluids. (18:54) 

  • #5 - Food order (protein, fiber, carbs). (24:45)

  • #6 – Journal. (28:45)

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Mar 20, 2024

In this episode of Quah (Q & A), Sal, Adam & Justin coach four Pump Heads via Zoom. Email live@mindpumpmedia.com if you want to be considered to ask your question on the show.

  • Mind Pump Fit Tip: Attention personal trainers: STOP training and START teaching. (2:44)

  • Raising your kids your way. (13:40)

  • Justin stepping out of his comfort zone. (20:44)

  • Sal’s supplement blunder. (31:30)

  • These phones are something else. (32:39)

  • Hot takes on Jake Paul vs. Mike Tyson. (39:09)

  • John Cena’s “humiliation ritual.” (45:11)

  • Mind Pump Recommends, American Conspiracy: The Octopus Murders on Netflix. (46:08)

  • Capitalizing on cultural phenomena. (48:12)

  • The exercise gender gap. (50:30)

  • Why Ned stands out above the rest. (54:15)

  • How YouTube’s ad revenue works. (56:13)

  • China is the greatest copycat. (58:31)

  • It’s all in the details. (1:00:54)

  • Shout out to The Way of the Peaceful Warrior book. (1:03:23)

  • #ListenerLive question #1 - Any advice on the best way to teach a group fitness class? (1:04:58)

  • #ListenerLive question #2 - Is my pigeon breast condition severely limiting my ability to grow my chest muscles? Could this be affecting my performance in other lifts? If so, which ones are most likely to be impacted? (1:21:13)

  • #ListenerLive question #3 - I feel like I’m doing everything right, but my body isn’t responding. Any advice or tips? (1:31:06)

  • #ListenerLive question #4 - Have any of you struggled with your identity outside of fitness when that’s all you know, and have convinced other people that is who you are? (1:44:16)

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Mar 18, 2024
  • There is a time and place for machines. (2:00)

  • The value of working out with machines only. (3:47)

  • There is an order of operations. (10:22)

  • A Machine-Only Workout Utilizing the Machines We Deem to be Most Effective.

  • #1 - Hack squat (greater range than leg press). (11:33)

  • #2 - Seated or lying Hamstring curl. (15:35)

  • #3 - Cable row. (17:52)

  • #4 - Plate loaded chest press. (21:35)

  • #5 - Smith machine seated press. (23:52)

  • #6 - Dip machine. (27:33)

  • #7 - Preacher curl machine. (29:46)

  • Sets and rep ranges. (32:23)

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Mar 16, 2024

In this episode of Quah (Q & A), Sal, Adam & Justin coach four Pump Heads via Zoom.

  • Mind Pump Fit Tip: When it comes to fitness success, the WHY is more important than how or the what. (1:45)

  • The best compliment a man can get? (15:29)

  • Knowing what you like and don’t like. (16:42)

  • Laughter is such a powerful thing. (21:57)

  • One of the BEST exercises/machines to improve squat mobility. (27:40)

  • The dangers of social media for kids. (30:42)

  • Should the US be able to advertise pharmaceutical drugs? (33:57)

  • There is a trust issue with A.I. (43:03)

  • Why the guys love Jason Phillips and NCI. (49:26)

  • Fun Facts with Justin: Leather Canary. (51:40)

  • Shout out to the Mind Pump Park City Rental. (55:03)

  • #ListenerLive question #1 – As I’m already kind of muscular and looking to lean out, should I just focus on figuring out what my maintenance is and then start my cut or should I focus on bulking even though that’s what I’ve done my entire life? (56:31)

  • #ListenerLive question #2 - How can I increase my protein intake on a vegetarian diet? (1:05:38)

  • #ListenerLive question #3 - Any advice on how to transition from being a professional athlete to working a desk job? (1:15:58)

  • #ListenerLive question #4 - I’m looking to lose body fat and improve my sleep habits, any advice or tips? (1:29:46)

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Mar 15, 2024

In this episode of Quah (Q & A), Sal, Adam & Justin answer four Pump Head questions drawn from last Sunday’s Quah post on the @mindpumpmedia Instagram page. 

  • Mind Pump Fit Tip: The three steps to scaling back when trying to reduce total load on the body. (1:57)

  • Highlighting how nutrient-deficient we are as a society. (13:10)

  • How Doug has naturally increased his testosterone. (17:12)

  • The ultimate #dadhack for washing your car. (23:06)

  • Healthy obsessions. (27:40)

  • Super Sports Bros! (33:39)

  • “He who does not desire power is fit to hold it.” (38:25)

  • The internet is a toxic place. (39:04)

  • The longest fight in history. (40:28)

  • Most profit made in a single day by some of the world’s largest companies. (41:53)

  • Seeing the writing on the wall with the EV push. (44:02)

  • LMNT as a pre-workout. (52:42)

  • Shout out to American Conspiracy: The Octopus Murders on Netflix. (58:31)

  • #Quah question #1 – What is the best exercise for posture? (1:00:02)

  • #Quah question #2 - What are the benefits of a renegade row? (1:04:05)

  • #Quah question #3 - What cues would you suggest for dumbbell rows? I feel them in my traps. (1:08:03)

  • #Quah question #4 - What are your favorite Landmine exercises? (1:10:18)

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  • Visit Joovv for an exclusive offer for Mind Pump listeners! ** Code MINDPUMP to get $50 off your first purchase. **

  • For a limited time only, Mind Pump listeners get a free LMNT Sample Pack with any purchase: Visit DrinkLMNT.com/MindPump

People Mentioned

Mar 14, 2024
  • The RADICAL change in the space. (1:07)

  • Are more options better or worse for the consumer? (2:31)

  • Six Red Flags Your Favorite Fitness Influencer is Full of Crap

  • #1 - Jumping from thing to thing. (8:57)

  • #2 - Zero nuance. (11:09)

  • #3 - Their content is mostly about their body. (15:51)

  • #4 - They lack experience. (21:24)

  • #5 - Their content is mostly entertainment. (27:24) 

  • #6 - They promote ultra-intense workouts. (29:12)

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People Mentioned

Mar 13, 2024

In this episode of Quah (Q & A), Sal, Adam & Justin coach four Pump Heads via Zoom. Email live@mindpumpmedia.com if you want to be considered to ask your question on the show.

Mar 10, 2024
  • Anxiety is an alarm bell. (1:42)

  • Finding balance amongst polar extremes. (4:02)

  • Demystifying the stigma around disordered eating. (6:38)

  • Creating autonomy with your kids around healthy eating. (16:54)

  • How training hard is the THING in our control for when life gets difficult. (21:39)

  • Learning how to talk more effectively to our children. (24:50)

  • Taking extreme ownership. (25:59)

  • Providing and protecting as a father. (28:27)

  • Showing up as a dad for each of his kids. (32:13)

  • Communication is the key. (35:27)

  • Reflecting on the current state of the fitness industry. (37:48)

  • Anorexia as a social contagion. (39:57)

  • Encouraging people to work out and train. (43:05)

  • The evolution of his ju-jitsu training. (49:09)

  • “Will it matter in 5 seconds, 5 minutes, or 5 years?” (54:34)

  • Unlocking your potential by doing hard things. (55:29)

  • Train Hard with Jason Khalipa. (1:01:15)

  • Support Ava’s Kitchen. (1:05:20)

  • Having empathy. (1:07:17)

  • Balancing social media with your kids. (1:09:28)

  • Choosing your hard. (1:20:00)

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Mar 9, 2024

In this episode of Quah (Q & A), Sal, Adam & Justin coach four Pump Heads via Zoom.

  • Mind Pump Fit Tip: The path of progress is NOT linear. DO NOT get stuck in the ‘shame’ spiral. (2:12)

  • NASM is the leader for personal trainers. (13:38)

  • Such a flirt. (20:05)

  • Little boy problems. (23:25)

  • Social media is a cesspool. (25:05)

  • Do women need an alpha male? (27:32)

  • The most brilliant or dumb guy ever? (40:16)

  • Mind Pump Recommends, Dune: Part Two. (43:11)

  • Rule of thumb. (47:36)

  • Butcher Box now has potatoes! (50:16)

  • Shout out to Max Lugavere’s documentary, Little Empty Boxes. (56:56)

  • #ListenerLive question #1 - Since powerlifting is very prescriptive on percentages, should I stay within the calculated percentages for the entire program or is it advisable to push to higher percentages? (57:56)

  • #ListenerLive question #2 - When going to failure on the weeks we do failure training, does that mean that I quite literally cannot do another rep? (1:06:28)

  • #ListenerLive question #3 - How do you sustainably get into a calorie-counting mindset from eating intuitively? (1:11:00)

  • #ListenerLive question #4 - Being a career firefighter with a 24/48 schedule, how do I optimize muscle growth after this cut phase without the safety of a spotter? (1:23:25)

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Mar 8, 2024

In this episode of Quah (Q & A), Sal, Adam & Justin answer four Pump Head questions from  the Sunday @mindpumpmedia Quah post.

  • Mind Pump Fit Tip: It is HEALTHIER to be fat and strong than to be skinny and weak. (1:40)

  • Children and play. (17:21)

  • Like father, like son. (19:53)

  • Justin can move. (24:59)

  • Rooting for the older guy. (26:53)

  • The Brady conspiracy. (28:13)

  • Do looks matter? (32:53)

  • Caldera and eczema. (37:10)

  • Food allergies in kids are out of control! (38:53)

  • Get your kids outside! (40:34)

  • Disney’s BIG bet. (42:16)

  • The anti-inflammatory benefits of probiotics. (50:20)

  • Can growing a mustache help you swim faster? (52:22)

  • Smoke and mirrors. (53:07)

  • Shout out to BallerBusters! (58:11)

  • #Quah question #1 - What are some tips to keep joints functionally healthy and pain-free when you’re 40+? (59:35)

  • #Quah question #2 - Do I need to drop my protein goals when I'm cutting? I’m 5’1’’ so my calorie budget is small. (1:07:16)

  • #Quah question #3 - Can running strengthen the ankles if they are weak? (1:10:12)

  • #Quah question #4 - What is the best way to fire your CNS before a workout? For example, would doing Dunphy squats or iso holds using a suspension trainer be ok to do? (1:14:08)

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  • Visit Caldera Lab for an exclusive offer for Mind Pump listeners! **Promo code MINDPUMP at checkout for 20% off your first order of their best products **

  • Visit Seed for an exclusive offer for Mind Pump listeners! **Promo code 25MINDPUMP at checkout for 25% off your first month’s supply of Seed’s DS-01® Daily Synbiotic**

People Mentioned

Mar 7, 2024
  • The myths surrounding bulking and cutting. (1:06)

  • Who does this episode apply to? (3:01)

  • Defining bulking and cutting. (3:47)

  • Bodybuilding 101: How to Bulk and Cut to Get to Your Current Goal (Avoid Mistakes). (5:17)

  • #1 – Calorie surplus vs deficit (how to find maintenance). (7:12)

  • #2 – Training strategies around bulking and cutting. (20:47)

  • #3 - Mental hurdles with bulking and cutting. (26:29)

  • #4 - When to stop the bulk or cut. (34:22)

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Mar 6, 2024

In this episode of Quah (Q & A), Sal, Adam & Justin coach four Pump Heads via Zoom. Email live@mindpumpmedia.com if you want to be considered to ask your question on the show.

  • Mind Pump Fit Tip: Protein bars and powders are PROCESSED FOODS. (2:31)

  • When you let your ego take over. (11:19)

  • The ability to regulate emotions. (17:15)

  • What do you think we should do? (23:55)

  • Understanding the true definition of a monopoly. (31:38)

  • The difference between a living trust and a will. (37:13)

  • The “everything” bubble. (39:14)

  • The Brain Blend ALWAYS delivers! (45:39)

  • Fun Facts with Justin: The Bosnian Pyramids. (47:23)

  • White men can Trump. (50:41)

  • Depression and fat loss. (54:35)

  • Shout out to Muscle and Motion. (1:04:07)

  • #ListenerLive question #1 - Any tips or tricks on how to get out of mind funk and brain fog? (1:05:16)

  • #ListenerLive question #2 - Can you help me fix my running form? (1:15:47)

  • #ListenerLive question #3 - How can I do strength training and not build my arms or shoulders? (1:26:43)

  • #ListenerLive question #4 - How have you navigated with your clients to get them to buy into the less is more mindset? Have you had any experiences with working with people in recovery from alcohol or drug addiction? (1:36:09)

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Muscle and Motion (@muscleandmotion) Instagram

Mar 4, 2024
  • Practicing the skill and building the foundation of proper strength training. (1:36)

  • Why balancing volume for athletes is SO important. (6:11)

  • Five Physical Attributes You Can Train to Get Better at Any Sport

  • #1 - Improve mobility. (8:16)

  • #2 - Become more stable. (16:31)

  • #3 - Get stronger. (20:40)

  • #4 - Get more powerful. (25:51)

  • #5 - Get faster (gain agility). (30:06)

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Mar 2, 2024

In this episode of Quah (Q & A), Sal, Adam & Justin coach four Pump Heads via Zoom. Email live@mindpumpmedia.com if you want to be considered to ask your question on the show.

  • Mind Pump Fit Tip: When it comes to recovery, NOT all tools and strength training modalities are created equal. (2:26)

  • Sal’s bringing retro back. (12:47)

  • Dinner and dueling pianos. (17:53)

  • Sal brought his ‘A’ game. (20:26)

  • Home alone. (26:05)

  • How we are driven by impulse. (29:53)

  • AR for contractors. (33:50)

  • Red-light therapy and eyesight. (36:45)

  • Another Sal viral tweet. (40:10)

  • The controversial pull. (45:05)

  • A deep dive on Teal Swan. (46:28)

  • The Semax/Selank cognitive peptide combo. (55:42)

  • We are straight cyborgs now! (56:54)

  • Curcumin to help treat inflammation. (1:02:28)

  • Fun Facts with Justin: Comb Jellyfish. (1:04:06)

  • Shout out to a Mind Pump listener! (1:05:59)

  • #ListenerLive question #1 - How can I resolve my past poor movement patterns? (1:08:33)

  • #ListenerLive question #2 - How can you phase in and out of increased volume? (1:25:06)

  • #ListenerLive question #3 - Can you build too much muscle for your frame? (1:43:35)

  • #ListenerLive question #4 - How can I bust through my bench press plateau? (1:55:11)

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Mar 1, 2024

In this episode of Quah (Q & A), Sal, Adam & Justin answer four Pump Head questions drawn from last Sunday’s Quah post on the @mindpumpmedia Instagram page. 

  • Mind Pump Fit Tip: When developing power, fatigue is the ENEMY. (2:26)

  • Sal’s goal is to improve his lateral stability. (23:00)

  • How creatine is the HOT new supplement. (25:34)

  • The health impacts of low vitamin D. (29:39)

  • Shia LaBeouf was in on the joke. (33:09)

  • What skill would you like to do if you had all the time in the world? (38:20)

  • What do you want to be remembered for? (43:51)

  • The truth about bullies. (52:00)

  • Hairstyles and outfits. (54:33)

  • Organifi’s Shilajit Gummies are back in STOCK! (58:03)

  • Shout out to the Mind Pump x Pre-Script L1 Live Event! (59:26)

  • #Quah question #1 - Is it ok to work out sore even after 24-48 hours of rest? (1:01:18)

  • #Quah question #2 - I was rewatching some old episodes, and you guys were saying how the optimal amount of protein is .5-.7 grams per body weight. Now it's 1 gram. Could you explain how and why the number changed? (1:04:14)

  • #Quah question #3 - Is it better to build muscle then lose weight or lose weight then build muscle? (1:07:25)

  • #Quah question #4 - What are the pros and cons of a shoulder vs elbow rack on a front squat? (1:11:22)

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