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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: 2024
Apr 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.

  • Mind Pump Fit Tip: If you want to move in a direction where your life changes, having a mentor or a guide is your best bet. (1:45)

  • Kids say the darndest things. (13:04)

  • Sal’s devastating night of sleep. (14:22)

  • BPC-157's healing ability. (21:38)

  • GLP1’s use for impulsive behavior and another Adam Tirzepetide update. (24:12)

  • Beware of studies. (37:12)

  • Preventable measures to ward off a cold. (40:49)

  • For every one idiot, there is a sea of good stories. (45:08)

  • Celebrity gossip and conspiracies. (49:45)

  • #ListenerLive question #1 - Any advice on natural testosterone enhancers and when to seek out medical intervention? (1:03:17)

  • #ListenerLive question #2 - What is the best approach to becoming a true hybrid athlete? (1:15:39)

  • #ListenerLive question #3 - Would having an outside source (in this case, the EMS suit) make muscles contract illicit hypertrophy? (1:24:06)

  • #ListenerLive question #4 - When trying to lose fat, is it better to reduce weight training and do more cardio? (1:32:30)

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  • Ask a question to Mind Pump, live! Email: live@mindpumpmedia.com

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

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

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Apr 12, 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: If you're going to talk good to anybody, talk good to yourself. (1:40)

  • Reacting to the latest TikTok trend, Trad Wives. (16:00)

  • Trauma lust. (25:04)

  • The evolutionary theory behind strongmen dating tiny women. (33:17)

  • Growth spurts. (35:22)

  • The growth mindset is attached to being a successful personal trainer. (38:54)

  • When people go viral due to hate. (40:52)

  • Shout out to Mind Pump’s FREE Peptide Guide. (51:33)

  • #Quah question #1 - How much volume is considered “too much?” How many sets per muscle group should we aim for? 6? 8? 12? (52:41)

  • #Quah question #2 - Do you build cheat days into your nutrition plan? Especially around Birthdays and holidays? (58:51)

  • #Quah question #3 - Can you discuss the differences between processed “unhealthy” foods vs non-processed “unhealthy” foods? I notice there is a massive difference in how I feel having a homemade dessert vs prepackaged and processed. (1:02:55)

  • #Quah question #4 - Is it better to move more and eat more or to move less and eat less? (1:06:24)

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Apr 11, 2024
  • Understanding the difference between what’s optimal, what’s tolerable, and what’s beyond that. (1:51)

  • How healing/recovery is different than adapting. (4:15)

  • The importance of consistency over intensity. (7:12)

  • Signs of overtraining. (9:32)

  • Five Steps to Bounce Back from Overtraining

  • #1 - Take a week off. (16:10)

  • #2 - Get good sleep. (19:54)

  • #3 - Bump calories (protein). (22:55)

  • #4 - Come back with half volume. (24:20)

  • #5 - SLOWLY increase volume (setsXrepsXweight). (26:43)

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Apr 10, 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: Fitness can be the solution or the problem. It’s all about HOW you do it. (2:24)

  • Sal’s recent gross discovery. (15:05)

  • Doug Wick. (19:31)

  • When you know something is taking the Western world by storm! (24:17)

  • Adam’s main goal with his Tirzepetide experiment. (25:49)

  • Dad wins. (32:54)

  • Justin’s ‘Yacht Rock’ experience. (34:16)

  • Investing in a personal brand. (36:41)

  • Sal’s proud dad moment. (39:22)

  • Joovv is the REAL deal. (42:48)

  • Social media’s impact on children’s state. (43:36)

  • Shaggy’s voice is a fraud! (51:49)

  • Speculating on the P Diddy conspiracies. (53:15)

  • Adam’s first real dad talk. (59:37)

  • Paleovalley, teenager approved! (1:03:55)

  • Shout out to the FREE Peptide Guide. (1:05:34)

  • #ListenerLive question #1 - What can I do to increase mobility in my shoulders and upper body to reduce the nagging pain? (1:06:37)

  • #ListenerLive question #2 - How can I hit protein goals being on a SIBO protocol? What program should I be following? (1:17:22)

  • #ListenerLive question #3 - Given our preference for complex movements, heavy weights, and low reps, coupled with our primary goal of happiness and health, what program would you recommend for me and my wife to tackle next? (1:35:12)

  • #ListenerLive question #4 - Any advice for someone who pinches their sciatica when squatting or deadlifting? (1:43:38)

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Apr 8, 2024
  • How your body NEVER loses the ability to adapt. (1:25)

  • Six factors to consider as you age.

  • #1 - Lift weights appropriately (modify). (7:36)

  • #2 - Get good sleep. (15:05)

  • #3 – Hit your protein targets from whole foods. (19:45)

  • #4 - Track energy, libido, sleep quality, mood. (22:46)

  • #5 - Do cardio for health, not calorie burn. (27:29)

  • #6 - Easy lifestyle hacks. (29:30)

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Apr 6, 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: Don’t listen to the world if you want to be healthy. (1:43)

  • Highlighting the incredible and rewarding benefits of being a personal trainer. (11:03)

  • Mind Pump has officially partnered with NASM. (15:01)

  • Adam’s mindset taking on this Tirzepatide experiment. (23:27)

  • Sal’s fitness crisis. (30:11)

  • Nothing will test you more as a parent than poor sleep. (33:07)

  • The art of gentle parenting. (39:12)

  • Building confidence in your kids. (46:42)

  • The Caldera authenticity. (55:55)

  • Shout out to the FREE 3-Day Mind Pump Personal Trainer Webinar. (1:00:51)

  • #ListenerLive question #1 - Why do I look so small even if I train and eat the right way? (1:01:43)

  • #ListenerLive question #2 - How do you develop custom trigger sessions? (1:09:56)

  • #ListenerLive question #3 - What are some realistic expectations for a seasoned woman who is lifting for the first time in her life? (1:18:13)

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Apr 5, 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: Good health = freedom. (1:24)

  • The guy’s current personal health journey. (8:57)

  • Taking Viagra to improve your health. (21:20)

  • Two of the most annoying pains of all time. (24:35)

  • The importance of companies like Get Dynasty. (26:59)

  • Why you should avoid young day trader influencers. (30:32)

  • Predicting the fallout from Flordia’s social media ban for children under 14. (36:13)

  • The dangers of pornography. (41:45)

  • Being able to express yourself without being afraid of judgment. (42:56)

  • Organifi for kids! (49:24)

  • Where your money is truly going. (50:51)

  • Shout out to Destini Davis. (52:25)

  • #Quah question #1 - Can you talk about how blood type affects nutrition? And does blood type affect training? (53:59)

  • #Quah question #2 - If you don’t have access to heavier weights to have constant progression of overload to build muscle, would increasing the time under tension with a lighter weight still develop gains or is the overload realistically the most optimum or only way? (56:38)

  • #Quah question #3 - You talk a lot about how to speak/approach family about fitness and health, but how do you approach the topic towards your children who are leading sedentary and unhealthy lifestyles? (59:27)

  • #Quah question #4 - How to choose between ashwagandha and rhodiola for stress? And why? (1:04:17)

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Apr 4, 2024
  • Try it, experience it, and feel the effects. (1:40)

  • Nailing the first experience. (4:05)

  • Profound personal experiences with the product. (5:16)

  • The encapsulation of Brain.fm. (8:06)

  • How you listen to different music based on what you are doing. (12:58)

  • A more bioavailable thing than binaural beats. (15:18)

  • Priming your brain. (18:10)

  • How does Brain.fm affect an ADHD brain? (20:13)

  • Focusing on what matters most. (23:41)

  • Tales of intimacy. (27:13)

  • Getting more restful sleep. (30:58)

  • Tackling Alzheimer's and dementia. (35:25)

  • What does the typical user look like? (38:12)

  • The different ways of stimulating the brain. (40:54)

  • The optimal way to use the product. (42:41)

  • Human-made vs. AI. (47:26)

  • Making music that people enjoy. (50:39)

  • Your morning routine is making you less productive. (54:50)

  • Future projects on the horizon. (59:53)

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  • 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. **

  • 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. **

 

Apr 3, 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: Probiotics aren’t just for gut health. They help with your athletic performance and muscle gains! (2:35)

  • Parasites aren’t as uncommon as you would think. (12:45)

  • Nubby Justin. (14:47)

  • Touching on the Kate Middleton conspiracy. (21:19)

  • Missed opportunities with investments. (25:47)

  • The origin story of Bank of America. (34:11)

  • #DadLife updates with the guys. (35:42)

  • Fun Facts with Justin: Sonoluminescence. (41:41)

  • Be the example. (45:19)

  • The immunomodulating effects of cannabinoids. (51:12)

  • Would you rather? Poison oak or Tiger Balm. (52:24)

  • Shout out to The Jordan B. Peterson Podcast Ep. 433 with @destiny. (56:45)

  • #ListenerLive question #1 - I am having trouble connecting to one side of my body when working out due to CNS damage. Looking for advice. (58:41)

  • #ListenerLive question #2 - Should I stay with core compound exercises if I still see progress, or switch for novelty? (1:11:30)

  • #ListenerLive question #3 - Why did my bulk not give me the results I wanted when I felt like I did everything right? (1:20:45)

  • #ListenerLive question #4 - How can I properly program other modalities of training without overtraining? (1:28:38)

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  • Ask a question to Mind Pump, live! Email: live@mindpumpmedia.com

  • 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**

  • Visit NED for an exclusive offer for Mind Pump listeners! ** Code MINDPUMP at checkout for 15% off **

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Apr 1, 2024
  • Long-lasting changes take TIME. (1:08)

  • Laying out the blueprint on how to do this right and get in shape for summer over the next 90 days!

  • Month one:

    • Fix your why. (7:45)

    • Start lifting. (12:11)

    • Prioritize sleep. (15:27)

    • Eat without distractions. (17:23)

    • Avoid processed foods. (17:55)

    • Hit water targets. (19:40)

    • Don’t weigh yourself. (21:18)

  • Month two:

    • Aim for protein targets. (22:40)

    • Track all your food. (24:45)

    • Track your steps. (25:19)

    • Track weight and body fat. (27:11)

  • Month three:

    • Cut or bulk depending on goals. (28:54)

    • Add steps. (29:24)

    • Increase training volume. (32:04)

  • Ways to know you’re doing things right. (33:13)

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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)

Related Links/Products Mentioned

  • 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

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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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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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