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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 5, 2018

In this episode Sal, Adam & Justin talk with transgender athletes Chloie Jonsson & Bennett Kaspar regarding whether transgender athletes have an unfair advantage in sports. 

  • Chloie shares her story/the process of transitioning at the age of 15. (7:58)
  • Is there a competitive advantage for an athlete that transitions? (11:15)
  • Bennett openly shares misconceptions on being a trans person. (16:43)
  • How male privilege is a real thing. (18:55)
  • Have they noticed changes in their body/mind since transitioning? (23:34)
  • What is considered legal when it comes to hormone levels? (26:25)
  • The debate continues over if there is a competitive advantage for an athlete that transitions and the democratization of sports. (28:10)
    • Does Title 9 have any implications in this debate? (40:00)
  • Chloie emotionally shares her experience coming out to her teammates and the response from the CrossFit community. (46:00)
  • Does she embrace being the voice for transgender athletes? (49:00)
  • She talks about the lawsuit against CrossFit and the response from Greg Glassman. (50:00)
  • Preaching acceptance no matter what you believe. (55:00)
  • Does Bennett still have a relationship with his father since coming out as trans? (56:44)
  • How Bennett’s mom rolls with the punches and he openly discusses his current relationship. (59:00)
  • Difference between pans sexual and bi sexual? (1:00:30)
  • Sports for Nerds: How the tides have changed when it comes to how politicians view gay marriage. (1:02:15)
  • Do they feel like we are moving backwards? The white male privilege debate and respecting people as individuals. (1:06:00)
  • Violence against the Transgender Community. (1:16:45)
  • Are there debates among the LGBTQ Community? (1:18:34)
  • Social intelligence and being Team Human. (1:22:08)
  • Bennett shares how his thoughts changed since transitioning. (1:26:30)
  • Has going through this made him more empathetic towards men? (1:28:35)
  • When does the conversation come up about transitioning when dating? (1:33:15)
  • Did they have any apprehensions coming on the podcast? (1:37:35)
  • What other misconceptions do people have about the transgender community? (1:41:01)
  • How the medical field has treated the trans community like test patients. (1:46:20)
  • How much, out of pocket, have they paid for their hormone replacement drugs/surgery? (1:50:00)

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