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June 3, 2019
#1122 - Sunday Funday Q&Anus
EPIC Q&A, don't miss this episode!
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63 min
June 1, 2019
#1121 - Aggressive Short Term Goals
The approach of taking aggressive goals and packing them into achievable short-term windows to build into long-term disciplined habits.
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31 min
May 31, 2019
#1120 - Freestyle Friday
If you're making sick f*cking gains on a Friday...you should be banging your ear-holes with this episode! I break down some footwear I have in my arsenal and also answer some questions and shoot the "you-know-what" with the fam! Check out http://SwolenormousX.com for more information on programs, yoga classes, nutrition, blogs, apparel and more!
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51 min
May 30, 2019
#1119 - Feet To The Hips
Posture is exceptionally important when it comes to your joint health, dealing with chronic pain/discomfort, and also for strength and performance. Wearing shoes and/or NOT practicing yoga and mobility regularly is the main topic of discussion in this episode.
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43 min
May 29, 2019
#1118 - Measuring Progress
Moving forward is a GOOD thing. Providing context around your progress, how you are measuring that progress, and what it actually means for your health is essential. Often times it is looked at as superficial, when in fact it can be the very thing that proves that what you are doing is actually working.
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42 min
May 29, 2019
#1117 - Train For LIFE
LOTS of stuff discussed in this episode from fat acceptance, realistic progress, to the news of CrossFit "leaving" social media. Interesting episode and packed full of NOC!
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67 min
May 27, 2019
#1116 - Having What You Need
Focusing on the important things you need to have to get results in training and also, life. Respect goes out to all those in the armed forces, active, veterans, family of those that serve, and to LEOs and public service that fight domestic wars - Memorial Day 2019.
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41 min
May 26, 2019
#1115 - Sunday Funday Q&Anus
Great Q&A session about all aspects of fitness, nutrition and lifestyle habits. Learn more about our programming, yoga classes, mobility, nutrition protocols and more at http://SwolenormousX.com
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60 min
May 25, 2019
#1114 - Leg Training Essentials
Full discussion about the importance of footwear when squatting and where imbalances are coming from when you are unable to perform exercises properly.
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42 min
May 24, 2019
#1113 - Freestyle Friday
This episode is like a box of chocolates, you never know how swole you're gonna get!
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54 min
May 23, 2019
#1112 - The Impossible Burger Conversation
After posting my latest #AskPapaSwolio on YouTube, continuing the conversation and hearing what you have to say and your thoughts on plant-based burgers.
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55 min
May 22, 2019
#1111 - Hump Day Supersets
Smashing back-to-back exercises on leg day? We discuss this type of strategy as well as many more topics all over fitness.
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56 min
May 21, 2019
#1110 - Fitness Science VS Application
Focusing on the most important aspects of your fitness habits will benefit you FAR more than endless research without application.
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60 min
May 20, 2019
#1109 - The Sprint For Summer
If you are dieting for summer, your focus is broken! Get your mind right this season and focus on habits you control year-round.
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40 min
May 19, 2019
#1108 - Sunday Funday Q&Anus
Fielding lots of question from the Swolenormous fam! Learn more about our community at http://SwolenormousX.com
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48 min
May 18, 2019
#1107 - Summer Belly Fat
Looking to drop some pounds for summer? This episode breaks down the fundamental flaws in quick-fix approaches and how you can make the necessary adjustments to not only start getting rid of excess fat, but do so for months and months after!
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55 min
May 17, 2019
#1106 - Freestyle Friday
Freestyle Friday episodes are like a box of chocolates...you never know what you're gonna get, but it'll certainly help you make sick f-ing gains!
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47 min
May 16, 2019
#1105 - Today We SLAY
Helping you crush it today with some fire for your workout and some good insight on what it takes to stay consistent. A little Game of Thrones talk never hurt anyone either.
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42 min
May 15, 2019
#1104 - Unlock Your Hips
Strengthening and mobilizing the hips is extremely important to prevent injury and discomfort. By "unlocking" the hips, we can address issues that will drastically improve our performance and overall quality of life.
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34 min
May 14, 2019
#1103 - Cheat Meal Impact
What is the true impact of your cheat meals? In this episode, we cover the perspective and mindset that you should have when deciding how much or how often you go 'off the rails'. Learn more about joining our fitness family at http://SwolenormousX.com
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33 min
May 13, 2019
#1102 - Training Your Reality
Are you giving your fitness top priority, or are you making excuses to justify a partial effort? Check out nutrition, training, apparel and more at http://SwolenormousX.com
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24 min
May 12, 2019
#1101 - Sunday Funday Q&Anus
Great Massive Q&A session with the Swolenormous fam!
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83 min
May 11, 2019
#1100 - Starting Swole
Everyone has their own starting point in their journey...but what is truly holding you back from "pulling the trigger" and getting moving? What you do day to day is what will be reflected in your health later in life. Facts are facts. Do something with them!
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41 min
May 10, 2019
#1099 - Getting To The Gym
Staying consistent is all about just GETTING to the gym. Here are some "hacks" I use to make sure that I get done what I need to get done every day.
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39 min
May 9, 2019
#1098 - Bottom Of The Pyramid
What area of fitness/health do you put at the bottom of your pyramid? This episode is all about what aspects to focus on the most in order to create balance and move your health in a positive direction.
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46 min
May 9, 2019
#1097 - Magic Fairy Dust Fitness
Don't diminish the effort or the payout from crushing the basics with relentless consistency. Learn more at http://SwolenormousX.com
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46 min
May 7, 2019
#1096 - Belly Fat Problems
The root of belly fat issues and what should you be focusing on the most to approach making improvements in this area AND others. Visit Swolenormous X at: http://SwolenormousX.com
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34 min
May 6, 2019
#1095 - What's The Deal With Macros?
Full discussion about macronutrients, the logic behind quality over quantity, and the MOST important approach to nutrition to improve your relationship with food.
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37 min
May 6, 2019
#1094 - Sunday Funday Q&Anus
Great Q&A session with the Swole fam!
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51 min
May 4, 2019
#1093 - Training Frequency Per Body Part
Focusing on your training frequency, volume and intensity is essential to make sure you are progressing safely without overtraining. If you're ready to take your training to the next level, consider http://SwolenormousX.com and the complete programming, yoga studio, mobility, masterclasses, instructional video library and more!
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36 min
May 4, 2019
#1092 - You Look Like YOU
With all the fitness jabronis out there pushing their products, supplements, programs etc telling you that you will look like your favorite celebrity...it's time to put an end to stupidity, once and for all!
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47 min
May 2, 2019
#1091 - Adding THIS Will Change Your Life
Don't miss out on this episode - I do not lie! Adding THIS WILL CHANGE YOUR LIFE. And if you are already doing it, listen anyway!
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47 min
May 1, 2019
#1090 - Risk VS Reward
What to look out for when it comes to high-risk exercise vs the potential reward from it. Instagram is rampant with people seeking attention and doing WHATEVER it takes to get views for crazy lifts and exercise movements. We go into a bunch of different things here in this episode as well as a lot of questions.
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68 min
April 30, 2019
#1089 - Your Genetic Game
How much of a role does genetics play in your progress? How much effort should you focus on whether or not you were "built" for fitness? How do you manage this psychologically as well as in application with your training? This episode goes balls deep!
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44 min
April 29, 2019
#1088 - Get Out Of Your Own Way
This episode will help you refocus your goals and your approach to measuring your progress. I deal with the same type of "plateaus" in my training but this mindset helps me keep pushing forward no matter what!
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32 min
April 28, 2019
#1087 - Sunday Funday Q&Anus
Smashing out some great Q&A with the fam! Visit http://SwolenormousX.com for more information on programs, nutrition, yoga, and more.
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59 min
April 27, 2019
#1086 - Move More Eat Less
Time to refocus, and lock down the fundamentals before worrying about supplements and "higher level" fitness concerns. This episode covers EVERYTHING you need to really make an impact with your training.
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54 min
April 26, 2019
#1085 - Are You Confused?
So much fitness, so much nutrition, where do you start? It is easy to be confused, but that is just an excuse to not get it done! This episode is great for anyone that needs to get started and feels buried under too much information.
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53 min
April 25, 2019
#1084 - Stop Forcing Your Diet
If you fundamentally determine which foods your body works BEST with, then you can pursue various ways of eating to determine your optimal nutrition lifestyle. If you just try to follow an ideology, you will end up limiting your nutritional value and potentially get stuck in a rut with your progress.
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44 min
April 24, 2019
#1083 - Cravings VS Hunger
The reality that we are pounded with artificial foods is too much for most people to bear. The trickery and deception is evident all over the marketplace and it is up to YOU to navigate these waters properly.
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57 min
April 23, 2019
#1082 - Tracking The Numbers
Discussion on body fat percentages and chasing the scale in terms of verifying your progress. Although these methods ARE metrics to be aware of, and even potentially track, most people are approaching them with an improper understanding of how they should be acquired and how accurate they are.
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51 min
April 23, 2019
#1081 - Diet "Gurus"
The rise of social media has led to the explosion of diet "gurus" all over the place. Do they really know what they are talking about? Or is it a major issue of looking at a specific window in time and losing the forest for the trees? Learn more about our programming and nutrition over at http://SwolenormousX.com
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60 min
April 21, 2019
#1080 - Sunday Funday Q&A
Another LIVE Q&A session with Swolenormous nation. Got some good ones today, and had some fun with some trolling haha. Enjoy! For more info on programs, nutrition, our yoga studio and more, check out http://SwolenormousX.com
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63 min
April 20, 2019
#1079 - Un-F*ck Your Shoulders
Great episode with a LOT of talk about meditation and yoga along with corrective exercises and actions to un-f*ck your shoulders. Learn more about all the programming, yoga classes and more over at http://SwolenormousX.com
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67 min
April 19, 2019
#1078 - When Your Circle Self-Destructs
It's one thing to take your personal health seriously, but when you try to educate those around you out of love and they DON'T take action...it can lead to a lot of friction and issues. This episode is an epic drop especially for anyone that deals with challenges in their circle of friends and family.
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62 min
April 18, 2019
#1077 - Growing Stubborn Muscles
Strategies and common sense approach to correcting posture, activating stubborn muscles to grow and also the importance of yoga and believe it or not...periods!
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44 min
April 17, 2019
#1076 - They WANT You To Fail
Everyone around you including the supplement companies WANT you to fail, and here's why. Great episode, tons about nutrition and training - don't miss it!
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64 min
April 16, 2019
#1075 - Your Genetics In Reality
Expectations VS the reality of your training, programming, lifestyle and goals. Are your efforts and approach matching what you want and expect to happen?
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43 min
April 15, 2019
#1074 - Are Fads ACTUALLY Fads?
The misinterpretation of what is and is NOT a fad ends up clouding the minds of people across the fitness industry.
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52 min
April 14, 2019
#1073 - Sunday Funday Game Of Thrones Day
LIVE Q&A session on the same day as the premiere of Game of Thrones Season 8. We talk about all sorts of stuff!
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68 min
April 13, 2019
#1072 - FAT
Jamming about fat, fat acceptance, the recent Gillette Venus advertising BS and more!
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36 min
April 12, 2019
#1071 - The Choices We Make
The good AND the bad both have long term consequences. Your choices today WILL lead to the cumulative outcome in the future. Are you making the right choices for the right reasons?
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41 min
April 11, 2019
#1070 - You Suck When You Start
We all suck at things before we practice and build that skill over years of dedicated effort. Don't forget that training is a practice just like yoga and nutrition.
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42 min
April 10, 2019
#1069 - Timing Your Eating
Knowing what to eat and when to eat it is where most people get hung up. This episode will simplify those aspects and touch upon some of the trending concerns with nutrient timing and eating style.
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43 min
April 10, 2019
#1068 - No Days Off
Another late-night swole, so get yourself nice and snuggled up for this episode. It was sweet, to the point and I enjoyed smashing with the swole fam before bed! Get it done.
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29 min
April 9, 2019
#1067 - Train Your Planes
What draws the line between training simply and getting too complicated for the results we want? How do we match that up properly and make sure we aren't missing important aspects of our fitness? All this and more in this juicy-cast.
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60 min
April 7, 2019
#1066 - Sunday Funday Q&Anus
The Sunday Funday returns with a slew of amazing questions and answers that should clarify lots of things for lots of beeshes!
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57 min
April 6, 2019
#1065 - Work & Time
The amount of effort you put forth alongside the timeframe and patience...THAT is what separates those that win, and those that struggle with all the distractions in fitness.
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38 min
April 5, 2019
#1064 - Devil In The Details
The next time you are about to overthink your training or nutrition...just listen to this episode. DO NOT complicate your life unnecessarily. Health is NOT complicated and should be treated as such.
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59 min
April 4, 2019
#1063 - Calorie Confusion
Weighing in on some more nutrition phrasings. Muscle confusion, carb confusion, calorie confusion...why is everyone so confused?
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63 min
April 3, 2019
#1062 - Jeb In The House
My boy Jeb is in for a few days from Ohio - You get to join us to talk about anything and everything!
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61 min
April 2, 2019
#1061 - Front And Back T*tties
That's right! An ultimate push-pull episode that most certainly goes sideways when the boob talk got intense. Great episode as always, enjoy!
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46 min
April 1, 2019
#1060 - Monday Leg Day
So much jam-packed into this episode, starting off with what you train on Monday. It is the "start" of the week and your mentality with your training should NOT get stuck in a rut!
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61 min
March 31, 2019
#1059 - Sunday Funday Q&Anus
Super fire session, lots of questions and answers so enjoy!
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80 min
March 30, 2019
#1058 - When To Go Big
Training heavier, compound movements are effective for strength and muscle size. When is the best time to use these movements in your overall program and even during a specific workout?
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42 min
March 29, 2019
#1057 - A Major Flaw In Your Approach
Your mindset going into a training program/style that you have never tried will determine your success. Don't quit before you start!
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49 min
March 28, 2019
#1056 - Need VS Want
What do you need to eat versus what you WANT to eat? This episode gets deep on the real psychological cost of cheating and the reality of how humans are supposed to get their nutrition.
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47 min
March 28, 2019
#1055 - Training Split Variety
What does your training split say about your approach to fitness and overall health? There are certain components that should be a part of everyone's program, and it all starts with your split. To learn more about training with the Swolenormous X fam, with yoga classes, mobiltiy, instructional videos and full programs - check out http://SwolenormousX.com
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64 min
March 26, 2019
#1054 - Know Your Muscles
Are you training to address all the strengths AND weaknesses of your physique? Are you training multiple planes of motion and targeting stabilizers and balancing around your susceptible joints? If any of this is like WTF is he talking about...LISTEN UP. For more information on programs, training, nutrition, yoga classes and more check out http://SwolenormousX.com
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43 min
March 25, 2019
#1053 - What's Best For YOU?
Meat or no-meat is usually the debate you'll see online, and with the latest "scandal" with popular YouTube personality "Rawvana," we discuss the challenges of being vegan (or not) in today's social media climate.
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30 min
March 24, 2019
#1052 - Sunday Funday Q&Anus
Massive Q&A session covering all topics in fitness and lifestyle. #AskPapaSwolio. For more information on programming, nutrition, yoga classes, masterclasses and more, visit http://SwolenormousX.com
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74 min
March 23, 2019
#1051 - Should You CRUSH Yourself?
How do you know if you are overloading your body enough to build muscle, lose weight etc? Are you training hard enough, or are you training too much?
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50 min
March 22, 2019
#1050 - No Dirty D*cks
What's going in your mouth this weekend? It's time to take it seriously as the choices you make impact your physique and your health. Other awesome stuff including raging about the awesome John Wick trailer and other aspects of life.
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49 min
March 22, 2019
#1049 - Fuel Your Body Right
A hilarious episode that ranged from Rawvana the vegan that eats meat (first I've heard of this situation) and a regular of the community that drinks a TON of Diet Pepsi...but we still love her...tough love.
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39 min
March 20, 2019
#1048 - How Much Is Too Much?
Discussion on program design, rest days, active rest, training twice per day and more!
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59 min
March 19, 2019
#1047 - Everything Works
With all the options and directions that you can take with your training & nutrition, what is BEST for you to do? What should you start with? What is the RIGHT way of training and what is the RIGHT way of eating?
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73 min
March 18, 2019
#1046 - That Diet Tho
"Diet" is not a scary word - it is your "way of eating" and should be embraced from the foundation up. In this episode, we approach eating with a renewed focus on bio-individuality and adjusting/tweaking over time. For more information on programs, nutrition, yoga and more, visit http://SwolenormousX.com
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58 min
March 17, 2019
#1045 - Sunday Funday Q&Anus
Amazing episode with a TON of questions so dig in and enjoy!
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67 min
March 16, 2019
#1044 - Which Days Are Rest Days?
Rest days and active recovery days often get confused, but are actually the same thing...or SHOULD be. Are you putting in the proper amount of effort towards your recovery as you are for your training? This episode is for you! Check out http://SwolenormousX.com for more information on training programs, nutrition, yoga, mobility and more.
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32 min
March 15, 2019
#1043 - In Your Face Hole (Training Too!)
This episode really crushes program design as well as nutrition, so dig in and enjoy this best of an episode! Visit http://SwolenormousX.com for training, nutrition, yoga and more.
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35 min
March 14, 2019
#1042 - Illegal Dietary Supplement Scheme
Breaking News and discussion in regards to the recent indictment against several individuals and two companies, most notably PJ Braun of Blackstone Labs for their roles in a scheme to distribute illegal dietary supplements. Content is from a release from the United States Department of Justice.
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42 min
March 13, 2019
#1041 - Everything is "Just OK"
Do the people around you "balance out" your emotions and your outlook on your health and fitness? This can cover many situations in life but is directly related to those that you surround yourself with. Make sure you don't balance yourself! Facebook and IG were down today, so any further information on content releases, training and more, visit http://SwolenormousX.com
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34 min
March 12, 2019
#1040 - TRY FAIL WIN
Back in the Swole Hole and I'm ready to drop some sweet taint in this episode. Want results? Then you need to put those words into action!
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50 min
March 11, 2019
#1039 - Flip-Flop Fire
You will have different seasons of your life and you need to be ready to adjust and change your approach depending on where you are. Be dynamic, and you will maintain consistency. Visit http://SwolenormousX.com for more information on training, nutrition, yoga and more.
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39 min
March 10, 2019
#1038 - Sunday Funday Q&Anus
Great questions coming in from the fam, from Instagram and Facebook as well as #DailySwoleClub members. Great topics and gave me some great ideas for upcoming content! Visit http://SwolenormousX.com for more information on memberships, blog, apparel and more.
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52 min
March 9, 2019
#1037 - BE HONEST
Honesty with yourself is just as important as honesty with others. How you approach your own internal fundamental conversation will determine how you approach your fitness, your nutrition, and your life. Check out http://SwolenormousX.com for information on training, nutrition, yoga and more.
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25 min
March 8, 2019
#1036 - Back In The Game
Getting back in the game can be from an injury or just taking a few days off strength movements. It's important to work hard and train daily, but the way your training actually looks depends on your goals and what is best for YOU.
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52 min
March 7, 2019
#1035 - Who Should Lift Weights?
Podcast from Ohio addressing the common questions surrounding women lifting weights, age requirements with lifting weights and how you should be programming your training.
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36 min
March 6, 2019
#1034 - Peach Smashing
Trying to smash your peach and crush your leg day the RIGHT way? Understand activation, dynamic posture and how to integrate all these aspects into your fitness in this episode! Visit http://SwolenormousX.com for more information on training, nutrition with our blog, private memberships, #dailyswoleclub and more.
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49 min
March 5, 2019
#1033 - It's All About YOU
When you have your vision/goal in your sights, how you relate that to those around you and your "inner circle" can make or break your progress. It's important to prioritize yourself and also understand how other people may, or may not view your journey.
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44 min
March 4, 2019
#1032 - Making Moves
Program design and manipulating your nutrition and training to match your goals. Re-focusing your approach to actually achieve what you want is shockingly rare in the fitness industry.
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47 min
March 3, 2019
#1031 - Sunday Funday Q&Anus
The weekly Q&Anus returns with AMAZING questions and some real solid topic coverage so enjoy this episode! If you're interested in getting priority Q&A access and to support the podcast, check out http://SwolenormousX.com to join the #DailySwoleClub.
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58 min
March 2, 2019
#1030 - The 80/20 Rule
Discussion about moderation, whisky, general things, and some casual stuff as well.
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47 min
March 1, 2019
#1029 - Fitness Without The Bullsh*t
The depth behind the Swolenormous slogan "Fitness Without The Bullsh*t" - It goes deeper than you think!
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42 min
February 28, 2019
#1028 - Experience VS Education
When it comes to getting the results that you want, which is most important? Some people depend too heavily on reading every last thing, asking every last question and trying to have the perfect plan to get started. How should you think about your approach to training and nutrition?
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34 min
February 27, 2019
#1027 - The REAL #1 Killer (RAGE CAST)
The rage to end all rages...although I'm sure there will be more, this episode lays the swole hammer down on everybody's ball sack. Want some nuts on your chin AND in your ear holes? Listen up beeshes.
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39 min
February 26, 2019
#1026 - Eat The Right Sh*t
Before you worry about what meal plan you want to chase, you need to listen to this episode to understand WHAT your food actually does to your body. Share this one with those you love.
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36 min
February 25, 2019
#1025 - Head Down, Gains Up!
Focusing on your own sh*t is the name of the game. Lots of current events covered in this episode along with new content drops and some cool discussion. Enjoy!
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63 min
February 24, 2019
#1024 - Sunday Funday Q&Anus
Another amazing session that covers SO MANY questions - I think we answered 100... Special thanks to #DailySwoleClub members for supporting the podcast! Learn more at http://SwolenormousX.com
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70 min
February 23, 2019
#1023 - Balls Deep Results
What is the most important point of focus when it comes to getting the results long-term? It might not be what you think it is...
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33 min
February 22, 2019
#1022 - Week-START
Shift your mindset from thinking that today is the END of the week. My week has just begun...
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27 min
February 21, 2019
#1021 - Whom Is It For? (FIRE)
If you want to be more consistent with your training and nutrition, it's time to eliminate all excuses. This episode will slap you in the taint and give it to you straight.
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39 min
February 20, 2019
#1020 - The Reality Is INSANE
After spending a couple days in Orlando, FL with family, I had to rage on the pathetic state of humanity...and it's getting WORSE.
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31 min
February 19, 2019
#1019 - Macros VS Food Quality
There is no debate here. Both are extremely important when it comes to weight management, bulking, cutting, overall health. I'm going to lay some sweet taint on your face and remind you what is most important and WHY.
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36 min
February 18, 2019
#1018 - Q&Anus Part 2
The 2nd installment of this week's Q&A. Enjoy the gems in this episode!
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55 min
February 17, 2019
#1017 - Sunday Funday Q&Anus Part 1
Answering Q&A from the greatest fitness community in ze realm!
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64 min
February 16, 2019
#1016 - Pee-Pee VS Va-Jay-Jay
Yup, you read the title right. What is wrong with the "fractionated" fitness industry and where does it TRULY begin?
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57 min
February 15, 2019
#1015 - Everyone Poops
Yes, it's true. Everyone poops. Everyone poops because everyone has a body. This is important because too many people ignore this simple fact and trash themselves. If you have hobbies, that's great, I hope you follow your passion. Regardless of what you like to do, fitness needs to be a part of EVERYONE'S life. It is not optional.
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49 min
February 14, 2019
#1014 - F*CK Valentine's Day
You know Papa Swolio and holidays...especially commercialized fake-ass ones like this! Remember though, who you surround yourself with and their mindset is extremely important to your own success!
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55 min
February 14, 2019
#1013 - Getting Your Nutrition On Point
Instead of just plucking a random diet plan out of a hat, THIS is how you should approach healthy eating so you can get the most results.
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56 min
February 12, 2019
#1012 - It's GOOD To Be Hungry
There's too much food in our country! Here is why you need to CLOSE YOUR MOUTH! This is an absolutely FIRE episode.
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61 min
February 11, 2019
#1011 - Alan Roberts
Alan Roberts from @EveryDamnDayFitness joins us and we talk about EVERYTHING right AND wrong in the fitness industry. Check out all his stuff on YouTube and Instagram (@EveryDamnDayFitness) and also over on his website at http://EveryDamnDayFitness.net
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131 min
February 10, 2019
#1010 - Sunday Funday Q&Anus
Back with another amazing Q&Anus with all sorts of topics on training, nutrition, lifestyle, etc. Always fun so thank you for all your questions!
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63 min
February 9, 2019
#1009 - Jabroni Saturday (#SFS)
A follow-up to the latest fitness news on the Brittany Dawn Fitness scam that has officially surfaced recently. So we go into business ethics, communication and problems in the fitness industry.
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43 min
February 8, 2019
#1008 - Feederism (WARNING - This is gross)
Discussion the latest YouTube video I dropped based on a young woman who participates in "Feederism." This is a fetish where people watch someone eat excessive amounts of food among other kinks. Body positivity and fat acceptance play a large role here so strap in...
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62 min
February 7, 2019
#1007 - Who F*cked You Up??
We make excuses by passing responsibility off to our parents, co-workers, friends, even people on social media - rather than taking control ourselves.
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42 min
February 6, 2019
#1006 - De-Loading 101
What is the best process of "de-loading" and how often should you do it? This episode discusses the concepts of lower intensity training and many aspects of the best practices.
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46 min
February 5, 2019
#1005 - Body Part Splits or Nah?
Should you be doing larger body part splits or breaking down into more isolated training days? Which is best for you?
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45 min
February 4, 2019
#1004 - When You "Know"
In today's world, there is SO MUCH information that it is hard to tell what is real and what is just loud noise. It's important to keep an open mind and be humble with your "knowledge" because all of it can change...
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89 min
February 3, 2019
#1003 - Sunday Funday Q&A
Another FIRE Q&A session with the Swolenormous family! Lots of topics and lots of great questions in this episode, enjoy!
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69 min
February 2, 2019
#1002 - That F*cking Jabroni
We ALL know that ONE person that is negative, inconsiderate, rude, or just plain stupid. This episode shares everyone's jabroni-of-the-week.
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60 min
February 1, 2019
#1001 - There's NO Shame In Fitness
You need to be nimble, and adjust regularly to stay consistent. Too often people map out their ENTIRE life in "black and white" and leave no room for "grey." This leads to more long-term inconsistency and hurts progress.
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32 min
January 31, 2019
#1000 - A Thousand Bricks
My approach to getting 1000 episodes in YOUR life, every day, with your fitness, nutrition, personal relationships and MORE. Thank you, EVERYONE, for all the support over the past 1000 days. Here's to the next 1k!
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61 min
January 30, 2019
#999 - Triple Digits
The backbone behind the triple-digit approach, where the Daily Swole began and what the past 1000 episodes have truly been about.
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43 min
January 29, 2019
#998 - Are You A Tw*t
The beacon of truth and the schlong of sick f*cking gains strikes again for an amazing rant about life. Amazing stuff...don't miss this one.
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40 min
January 28, 2019
#997 - Force Your Fitness
Epic rant on chronic disease, nutrition, training and the lack of interest that so many people in this country have when it comes to their personal health.
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35 min
January 27, 2019
#996 - Sunday Funday Q&A
The last Q&A of the first 1000 episodes! Great questions, lots of topics and juicy nuggets as always hidden in these sessions.
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64 min
January 26, 2019
#995 - Tyler Kuhl
Great interview with Tyler Kuhl, a Swolenormous X member that has gone through enough ups and downs to force ANYONE to quit...only, he hasn't. Not only that, he has eliminated chronic pain that required surgery, has lost weight and found a new passion in his pursuit of health and fitness.
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71 min
January 25, 2019
#994 - Some Workouts Suck A$$
Not every workout is meant to be, but you have to pick yourself back up and continue your aggressive grind towards optimal health. It's just ONE day in your journey...ONE brick that is laid down. Keep moving onward.
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40 min
January 24, 2019
#993 - Stupid F*cking Challenges
Going ham-bone-jones on the dumb fitness challenges that people throw around.
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41 min
January 23, 2019
#992 - Why Most People Fail
Addressing the major factor that keeps people from achieving greatness with their health and fitness.
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37 min
January 22, 2019
#991 - Barbells Or Dumbbells For Gains?
Which is better for building muscle and for overall training? Barbells and dumbbells are pretty much everywhere and can be challenging when deciding which to choose for your next set.
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45 min
January 21, 2019
#990 - Full Range Is Functional
Full range of motion is certainly functional for how the body is designed to move. We lose this aspect of our bodies when we are restricted in a seated position and only focused on strength training.
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35 min
January 20, 2019
#989 - Sunday Funday Q&A
Amazing questions, lots of topics, share and enjoy this episode!
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62 min
January 19, 2019
#988 - Volume, Frequency & Fatigue
Addressing society standards and how that affects your health, as well as your training patterns that need to shift starting TODAY.
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38 min
January 18, 2019
#987 - Gains Of The Future
What building blocks are you laying down today in order to improve your outcome?
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37 min
January 17, 2019
#986 - Blasting Some Myths
Two important concepts are shaken up in this episode: Segmented Mobility training and ABS.
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46 min
January 16, 2019
#985 - Close Your Mouth
It's wise to close your mouth for a couple of reasons...NOT just for eating bad food.
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54 min
January 15, 2019
#984 - Reverse Your Training
The focus of training is usually either on strength or yoga. This episode is about combining both of these aspects and integrating them completely.
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27 min
January 14, 2019
#983 - Kill Your BS Excuses
Today's episode is where BS excuses go to die!
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25 min
January 13, 2019
#982 - Sunday Funday Q&A
These Q&A episodes keep on getting better and better! Check out http://SwolenormousX.com for more information on yoga classes, programs, nutrition and more.
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67 min
January 12, 2019
#981 - Food "Addiction"
Calling food an "addiction" is one thing, but ACTING like it can bring your health crumbling down.
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45 min
January 11, 2019
#980 - Nutrition Blame Game
Who's to blame for our nutrition predicament in this country? There are so many similarities when it comes to training choices and nutrition choices that unpacking it is important. We HAVE to start focusing on the right things fam. Tune in and hope you enjoy!
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61 min
January 10, 2019
#979 - Young Mind
Using powerful words, and keeping your training consistent with adjusting your mindset from day to day. An extremely strong episode that covers a massive range of topics.
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41 min
January 9, 2019
#978 - Resolutions Break Your Neck
Looking back in order to make progress is a dangerous strategy. This episode covers why trying to go for a SPECIFIC physical goal is the wrong move, and what the best mindset is to crush your health and fitness.
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49 min
January 8, 2019
#977 - Food Frenemies
Changing your relationship with food is the most important part of lifelong nutrition. Most people are looking for the answer for WHAT to eat exactly and it is much more simple than that when you change which lens you are looking through...
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54 min
January 7, 2019
#976 - Max Movement
An amazing concept to hack your daily movement and improve your body posture and reduce pain for the long-term.
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39 min
January 6, 2019
#975 - Sunday Funday Q&A (EPIC)
The amazing Q&A returns with TONS of questions and a massive turnout so tune into this epic session!
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65 min
January 5, 2019
#974 - King Gut
Your nutrition needs to be aligned with what you SAY your goals are. Less talk, more action, keep it simple, and this episode delivers on ALL counts. Share this with your friends and family that need a massive overhaul with their health.
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34 min
January 4, 2019
#973 - Calories In & Calories Out
A logical, common-sense approach to your nutrition and overall wellness.
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42 min
January 3, 2019
#972 - Nutrition Game Plan
This episode is DEFINITELY the one to share with friends and family. Papa Swolio lays down the blunt truth about nutrition and how you should approach your health and wellness.
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50 min
January 2, 2019
#971 - Open Gains
The ridiculous to the ABSURD is discussed in this episode about ego lifting and what I saw in the gym today...It blew my F*CKING MIND!
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44 min
January 1, 2019
#970 - MOMENTUM
First FIRE-cast of the calendar year. Motivation is BS, you need to dig into the trenches and put in work to build momentum! Also fam, massive savings for those of you that are ready to take control of your fitness. http://SwolenormousX.com for details.
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32 min
December 31, 2018
#969 - Your Gym Is F*cking Up (THE FINAL RAGE)
Great rant to end the year, covering gyms being closed on January 1st, nutrition problems and barefoot shoes.
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54 min
December 30, 2018
#968 - Happy Swole New Year!
It is the official Swolenormous New Year and we are starting 2 days early. This episode was straight fire and covered everything from mobility and yoga to improper goal setting that is already rearing its ugly head!
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40 min
December 29, 2018
#967 - BRING THE FIRE
There was definitely smoke above the swole cave after this episode. I brought the fire - if you're ready for it, hit that play button beesh!
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43 min
December 28, 2018
#966 - The One-Arm Fancy Man (And Resolution BS)
Breaking down the one-arm barbell curl and addressing the need to set your own time frame for your fitness lifestyle change. This is something that gets overlooked and discarded every single year. Don't be a statistic. Make the change, NOW.
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39 min
December 27, 2018
#965 - Use Your Feet
My barefoot shoes always get a ton of attention, and the biggest question is "WHY DO YOU WEAR THEM?" Also, strong discussion on training in the morning and why doing it early is the best for consistency.
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55 min
December 26, 2018
#964 - Taint Of The Year
It's that time of year when people LOVE to make excuses to not start until January 1st! I cover some goals that members of the community have and also discuss some frameworks for proper goal setting.
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43 min
December 25, 2018
#963 - Bring Your Own Sh*t
It's a wonderful Tuesday fam and I want to lay the smack-down for everyone "struggling" with family & friends around the holidays when it comes to training and nutrition.
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26 min
December 24, 2018
#962 - Back Beef And Fitness Research
New workout dropped on the Gain Train blog, "BACK BEEF" so you can go check that out to slam your back titties. Also, we dive into what you should be aware of when it comes to research and it's interpretation.
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46 min
December 23, 2018
#961 - Sunday Funday Q&A
Some deep questions and real tactical stuff in today's episode. Everyone's getting more detailed with their questions... so AWESOME!
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49 min
December 22, 2018
#960 - Overload and Common Sense
If you're going to put ANYTHING on a pedestal, make sure it is common sense, keeping an open mind, and learning to be ruthlessly consistent.
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36 min
December 21, 2018
#959 - Pick YOUR Day
Don't wait till New Year's to get started - This episode explains why New Year's resolutions are destined to fail.
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33 min
December 20, 2018
#958 - Gains For Life
EPIC podcast about making gains at ANY age, and also some real solid rant-action about nutrition and the importance of taking care of your health.
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35 min
December 19, 2018
#957 - The Truth About FAT
Most people struggle to lose fat, but it is the misconception about WHY the fat is there in the first place that keeps them from making significant progress. Understanding how the body is "designed" to function from a hardware perspective, truly helps when monitoring the software.
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33 min
December 18, 2018
#956 - Your BIGGEST Mistake
If you want results, you need to focus on one thing at a time. Most people should approach their training in this manner but fall dramatically short by trying to get all their "ducks in a row" first. In this episode, I break down why it is important to train for your MIND more than your BODY.
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35 min
December 17, 2018
#955 - The Big Fat Cover-Up
RAGE on RAGE with this episode about material cover-ups that distract people from making actual progress with their fitness. In addition, the aspect of the mind and how training and nutrition are MORE mental than physical.
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43 min
December 16, 2018
#954 - Sunday Funday Q&A
Massive session answering LIVE and submitted questions, covering literally any topic in fitness/life.
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65 min
December 15, 2018
#953 - CONSISTENCY HACK
The ultimate nutrition and training consistency hack that is so simple and fundamental, you're gonna slap yourself upside the head when you listen to this episode. It's amazing how much progress you can make by focusing on this concept.
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33 min
December 14, 2018
#952 - You Are The Roots
You are the inspiration to others around you as well as a true inspiration to ME. This is what will help manifest ridiculous discipline moving forward, and eliminate excuses entirely.
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46 min
December 13, 2018
#951 - Food Tribalism
Your approach to nutrition is fundamentally flawed. We discuss popular diets and the psychological approach to nutrition that often leads people to crippling discomfort and disease.
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52 min
December 12, 2018
#950 - Men's Health Promotes Electromagnet Abs And Glutes
Huge rage session on a recent article posted by Men's Health, the jabroni of the magazine world. This concept and article is gutter-trash from top to bottom and I rip the shit out of it.
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49 min
December 11, 2018
#949 - Are You Training Hard Enough?
Going to the gym isn't enough. You have to build your mind just like you build your body. If you aren't getting results, it's because you simply aren't training hard enough. PERIOD. Share this episode, one of the best ever.
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55 min
December 10, 2018
#948 - Core Work (You Can Do It Anywhere)
This is how you work your core and activate the right muscles before any workout especially leg training sessions. The videos are available on Facebook, YouTube and Twitch @ Swolenormous if you want to view the exercise demos described in this episode.
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31 min
December 9, 2018
#947 - Sunday Funday Q&A (COFFEE EDITION)
What an amazing turnout for this week's LIVE Q&A - tons of questions posted up live as well as taken from the post on my IG feed. Every topic was covered and more! Share this episode with someone who always asks fitness questions! Check out the latest post on the Gain Train at http://SwolenormousX.com/blog
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72 min
December 8, 2018
#946 - Your Shitty Face Hole
Yes, New Year's is coming and the mentality of this holiday season for fitness is HORRENDOUS. Your boy Papa Swolio is here to help all that to change. Enjoy and share this fire-cast!
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38 min
December 7, 2018
#945 - Hitting Those Angles
It's important to change the angles with your exercises, but how much do you REALLY need to mix it up to make gains? Join the Gain Train for free workouts and nutrition content at http://SwolenormousX.com/blog
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32 min
December 6, 2018
#944 - Isolate To Gain
Discussion on isolation exercises to build muscle and the effectiveness in having set "arm days" in your schedule for example. Check out free workouts, training and nutrition content on the Gain Train at http://SwolenormousX.com/blog
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34 min
December 5, 2018
#943 - Training Legs Twice Per Week
Discussing increasing the volume of leg training and the benefits/risks associated with more frequent workout sessions. Remember to check out the Gain Train for FREE workouts, training content, programming, nutrition and more. Visit http://SwolenormousX.com/blog
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39 min
December 4, 2018
#942 - Gain Train And Elimination
Introducing the launch of the Gain Train on SwolenormousX.com - Free workouts as well as updates, nutrition content such as elimination approach and more! Check it out 100% Free at SwolenormousX.com.
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50 min
December 3, 2018
#941 - If You Want Results
Information is worthless without application. In this episode, we discuss the most important areas of focus and why so many people are thrown off by what they think they "know."
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44 min
December 2, 2018
#940 - Sunday Funday Massive Q&A
Great questions taken from my Instagram feed as well as LIVE on FB, IG, and everywhere else.
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50 min
December 1, 2018
#939 - Glutes Are #1
That booty, that peach, that a$$! It's time to put those squats away until you got these firing right fam!
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43 min
November 30, 2018
#938 - Master Your Adaptation
If you know what your end goal for training is, work your way backward and make sure that you are doing what your body NEEDS to adapt properly.
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59 min
November 29, 2018
#937 - CULKING (Cut-Bulking)
The endless pursuit of everyone in the fitness industry. Who doesn't want to gain muscle AND burn fat? Is it possible? Or perhaps you should you be focusing on one thing at a time...
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60 min
November 28, 2018
#936 - Ripping Muscles With Patience
The complete lack of patience when it comes to training is plaguing so many of you in the fitness industry. Everyone wants fast and now - as per the example that I break down in this episode.
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48 min
November 27, 2018
#935 - Be More NEGATIVE
If you can't do a pull-up or want to INCREASE your number of pull-ups, this is your episode.
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34 min
November 26, 2018
#934 - FIX YOUR BACK
Many of you have either had back pain or are dealing with chronic back injuries that never seem to go away. This episode cuts right to the heart of the issue and can be related directly to other areas of the body as well.
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53 min
November 25, 2018
#933 - Sunday Funday MASSIVE Q&A
Today's Q&A session was packed with all aspects of training, nutrition, program design and MORE.
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98 min
November 24, 2018
#932 - Not Always Gains
Every time you go to the gym doesn't have to be a brutal assault on your body. Recovery is essential and providing your body with proper rest and de-loading periods is key to progress.
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45 min
November 23, 2018
#931 - SWOLE FRIDAY
It's the day after ThanksGAINING and it's time to get the F*CK back on track! Spitting fire about muscle adaptation and what it truly takes to change your body physically.
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46 min
November 22, 2018
#930 - ThanksGAINING
Give thanks to the gains, and also staying on track during this time of national health ignorance.
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44 min
November 21, 2018
#929 - Diabetes Super Bowl Eve
The day before Thanksgiving and all the things that go with it.
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50 min
November 20, 2018
#928 - Training Details
It's time to get focused as the diabetes superbowl approaches. It's important to ignore the details as well as pay attention to every last facet of your training.
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36 min
November 20, 2018
#927 - Posture feat. Rhomboids (MUSCLE MONDAY)
Breakdown of postural muscles, specifically the rhomboids in this fun-filled rage-fest with tons of knowledge nukes as well as some straight FIRE. Enjoy.
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69 min
November 18, 2018
#926 - Sunday Funday Q&A
Another amazing Sunday with epic questions on all topics of fitness.
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80 min
November 17, 2018
#925 - To Eat Or Not To Eat
Nutrient timing, pre, and post-workout, and how different eating styles really boil down to your personal preference and experience
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42 min
November 16, 2018
#924 - Your Gas Station
Shifting your mindset about your kitchen, how and why you prepare your food, and what makes your nutrition choices a serious part of your future.
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56 min
November 15, 2018
#923 - Calories VS Health
Addressing the misconception that calorie counting and energy balance is the same thing as actual health.
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65 min
November 14, 2018
#922 - You VS The Rock
Talking cheat meals and why some people have a severe misconception of what nutrition and hard work is all about.
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43 min
November 13, 2018
#921 - Push/Pull In Pumptown
Discussing Push/Pull training, volume, and frequency as well as general approaches to building muscle and the patience to make it all happen. Great episode, hope you enjoy it!
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51 min
November 12, 2018
#920 - Muscle Monday - CORE WHORE
Breakdown of the core and why it is important to activate these muscles properly.
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44 min
November 11, 2018
#919 - Sunday Funday Q&A
Taking all the questions and giving all the answers...the Papa Swolio way. Let's do it!
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55 min
November 10, 2018
#918 - Stay On Track
No matter what day of the week it is, you need to stay on track. There is no reason to get stuck in the "repeating week" cycle. Each day is unique and important to get it done.
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33 min
November 9, 2018
#917 - Nutrition & Elimination
The elimination process to determine the best foods for YOUR body. No more guessing, following fads, restrictions, calorie counting. This is the true process of listening to your body's reactions and pursuing health that's BEST for YOU as an individual.
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57 min
November 9, 2018
#916 - Nutrition Style
What is your "style" of eating? Are you restricting yourself to a specific method of eating arbitrarily or did you ACTUALLY discover the truth about your body? Testing, learning, and re-testing is the only method to truly pursue health long-term. It is the journey that is most important and re-thinking your approach to nutrition should be the primary goal.
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69 min
November 7, 2018
#915 - Why It's Essential To "RESET"
Connecting with your body is paramount when it comes to health and performance. Knowing what to pay attention to and how to adjust your food choices will make all the difference in your results.
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43 min
November 6, 2018
#914 - Cutting Out Food
How should you approach your nutrition with all the information that's available? Who do you believe and what do you follow? The most important foundational concepts are covered in this episode.
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65 min
November 5, 2018
#913 - Focused Workouts Are BETTER
Some more feedback on total body training and WHEN/HOW it should be used in context with the results that you're aiming for.
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49 min
November 4, 2018
#912 - Sunday Funday Q&A
Great conversation and questions really focusing on diet/nutrition.
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50 min
November 3, 2018
#911 - Ask Questions To GROW
The brilliance of the martial arts system is to embrace the journey and process of training and always asking questions.
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32 min
November 2, 2018
#910 - Don't Think, Get It In
Whenever your brain tells you no, you need to simplify your thought process. It's binary - either you DO IT or you DON'T DO IT.
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42 min
November 1, 2018
#909 - Baby Got Back
Why glute activation and focused training is essential to balance the "rigors" that the body experiences during daily habitual actions.
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40 min
October 31, 2018
#908 - Fat Studies
The state of the union, fat acceptance, social justice, and the newly discovered Fat Studies Journal that promotes all sorts of biased, un-informative BS.
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63 min
October 30, 2018
#907 - The Little Guys
Great episode that crosses a LOT of different aspects of fitness including small muscle groups, aesthetics, program design, AND nutrition! Something for everyone here and many nuggets to takeaway.
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73 min
October 29, 2018
#906 - BOO BAD FOOD!
This is Halloween week and you will certainly be exposed to a slew of garbage foods and candies. Here's how you can stay on track and focused on your fitness! Also, the Glute Activation LIVE masterclass in Swolenormous X is this Thursday and you can get access for FREE. Check out SwolenormousX.com for details.
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33 min
October 28, 2018
#905 - Sunday Swole Q&A
Tons of questions from Swolenormous nation - Lots about glutes and program design, and of course we got into nutrition nice and juicy as well. Enjoy!
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83 min
October 27, 2018
#904 - Training Legs Twice Per Week
How to train your legs twice per week without forgetting the most important aspects of your lower body development.
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34 min
October 26, 2018
#903 - It's Your Fault
No matter where you are in your fitness journey (and your life), it's YOUR fault and when you take responsibility - EVERYTHING CHANGES.
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35 min
October 25, 2018
#902 - More or Less? (Training Volume and Frequency)
Is it better to train with more volume OR with more frequency? In this episode we dive into the variables that may cause you to re-think your training approach.
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51 min
October 24, 2018
#901 - WHAT'S IN YOUR FOOD?!?
Pesticides, big food, research, chemicals, lobbyists, all sorts of stuff is going on and it MAY or MAY NOT be as bad as you think...
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35 min
October 23, 2018
#900 - Big News All Around
Big news in the "health" industry as a landmark case against Bayer/Monsanto sets a new precedent (hopefully). Also, it's episode 900! Glorious rage and fire content coming your way!
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49 min
October 22, 2018
#899 - The Truth Is Surfacing
In response to certain trending news in the fitness circle, anabolic steroids, SARMs and their prevalence within sponsorships from apparel and supplement companies.
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56 min
October 21, 2018
#898 - Sunday Funday Q&A
Fielding questions from my IG story as well as LIVE on Facebook and Instagram.
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44 min
October 20, 2018
#897 - Hesitation Breeds Inaction (FIRE)
This episode is full of introspective fire - lots about meditation, the impact of our mental approach to our physical wellness, and more!
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39 min
October 19, 2018
#896 - Favorite Leg Exercises (Don't Skip These!)
Some of my "favorite" leg exercises that I focus on pretty much every leg session. Don't skip leg day!
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49 min
October 18, 2018
#895 - Core And Balance
Breaking down the importance of proper progressive activation training, what the core actually is, and how core and balance work needs to be the foundation of your fitness.
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43 min
October 17, 2018
#894 - The Wonderful World of Glute Activation
Why activation of the glutes is so important and explanation of why ignoring this type of training can be a recipe for disaster.
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35 min
October 16, 2018
#893 - Maximize Leg Gains
This week we are going to CRUSH legs, and this is the first episode of a series on how to develop your legs to the fullest. Start by thinking about all the variables you are using to train your legs right now and learn how to manipulate them subtly for maximum results.
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35 min
October 15, 2018
#892 - It's OK To Train Unique
Your fitness should look different than anyone else's. You are a unique person, and with trial and error, you can hone and customize ANY fitness or nutrition program to suit your needs optimally.
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36 min
October 14, 2018
#891 - Osmany Herrera
Breaking down business, fitness, and life with Osmany Herrera of @StopBeingStagnant (Instagram).
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148 min
October 13, 2018
#890 - You Need To Compare Yourself
It is important to compare yourself but in the RIGHT way. It is so very easy to get discouraged and feel "lost" when social media is always in your face showing amazing physiques and people that on the surface seem like they have everything figured out.
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37 min
October 12, 2018
#889 - How To Flex EVERYTHING
To make progress from where you are OR to simply get started with your fitness, it's often about focusing on LESS, not more.
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53 min
October 11, 2018
#888 - Broscience Is NOT Guilty!
Most people nowadays demonize "Broscience" and the logic that has turned into fitness myths around the world. I want to address the concepts of Broscience from a different perspective in this episode.
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76 min
October 10, 2018
#887 - Steve Ellefson
Steve has lost a tremendous amount of weight since the start of his fitness journey and recently has implemented yoga and meditation to overcome back injury and build a physique that continues to improve with his discipline and dedication. Follow Steve on Instagram @Stelfson.
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117 min
October 9, 2018
#886 - Finishing Exercises FIRST
When mixing up your training routine, it doesn't have to be a MASSIVE change in order to stimulate your muscles. Consistency will lead to adaptation over the long-term and the proper approach to that is key.
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48 min
October 8, 2018
#885 - Remove The Mystery
Getting results isn't complicated like the fitness industry makes it out to be. You don't need to pop pills or suck down endless powders. The answer is far simpler (but probably the most challenging) than you imagine.
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50 min
October 8, 2018
#884 - Airport People Are FAT
Back from the trip and getting ready for a huge week! Topics include consistency, when to switch things up and when NOT to, and also my take on why understanding fat airport people is essential.
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32 min
October 7, 2018
#883 - Step Back To Move Forward
My last night home - Discussing the past week and the importance of this trip for me.
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28 min
October 6, 2018
#882 - The Real Momma Swolio
Sitting down with the real Momma Swolio to talk about my early days.
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75 min
October 5, 2018
#881 - A Year In Review (With Q&A)
Pausing to recall the distance covered in the past year along with more fire Q&A.
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53 min
October 4, 2018
#880 - How I Started
Remembering how I started training and specifically my mindset which was instrumental in my success.
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27 min
October 3, 2018
#879 - Fitness Industry Rant (With Q&A)
Lots of topics from individualized nutrition to a fitness industry smack-down. Q&A from Instagram story responses.
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42 min
October 2, 2018
#878 - Pond Philosophy
Literally went down in the woods by the pond on the property and had a major shift in emotion and feeling and just went with the flow. Amazing time spent in nature, shared with you!
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37 min
October 1, 2018
#877 - Preparation Is EVERYTHING (with Q&A)
Perspective from my day of travel, and why there are so many people falling short with their progress. Also some Q&A from the community.
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30 min
September 29, 2018
#876 - Food Conspiracies?!?
Discussing all the various food theories from Big Food and the medical community to individualized dieting and self-analysis of the best methods.
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55 min
September 28, 2018
#875 - Cortisol
Humans NEED cortisol to survive, so why is it such a problem when it is elevated? This episode discusses the mechanisms of cortisol release and what can be done to mitigate the effects of cortisol elevation from chronic stress.
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50 min
September 27, 2018
#874 - Reduce Stress To Reduce FAT
Reducing your stress is hands down one of the most effective ways to reduce body fat. In this episode, I break down what commonly leads to stress, and why elevated stress hormones can cause negative health effects.
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53 min
September 26, 2018
#873 - Where Does "IT" Come From?
Many factors determine what your outcome is, and understanding your foundation and reasons for undertaking this journey will be the cornerstone of your success.
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59 min
September 25, 2018
#872 - How FAST Can You See Results?
Fitness is ultimately a practice. This fact is lost on the vast majority of people in the industry and this makes it much harder to stay consistent and focused on the most important parts of your training.
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55 min
September 24, 2018
#871 - MUSCLE MONDAY - Biceps Brachii
A full breakdown of the Biceps Brachii muscle group, it's origins, insertions, actions and what exercises you can use to maximize the development of this area.
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57 min
September 23, 2018
#870 - The Terrors of High Fructose Corn Syrup
The complete breakdown of the refining process of how HFCS (High Fructose Corn Syrup) is made and all the foods that you can find this terrible product in.
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52 min
September 22, 2018
#869 - Nutrition Variables
There are thousands of variables when it comes to nutrition, but which is MOST important?
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43 min
September 21, 2018
#868 - F*ck Your Scale
How are you measuring your progress and is it helping you achieve your goals or hurting you?
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34 min
September 20, 2018
#867 - Changing Your Program
There are many signs that may cause you to second-guess what you're doing, but when is it officially time for you to change your program?
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52 min
September 19, 2018
#866 - Full Reps VS Partial Reps
All sorts of programming talk about variety, "muscle confusion", and what the body ACTUALLY needs to create a stimulus-response for maximum results.
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44 min
September 18, 2018
#865 - Time Management For GAINS
Amp up your gains by tweaking your "Lost time" in your day. You'll be more efficient and more healthy as a result!
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59 min
September 17, 2018
#864 - MUSCLE MONDAY - Middle Deltoid
Covering the proper approach to training the middle deltoid and also getting into some delicious nutrition content.
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47 min
September 16, 2018
#863 - Training Split Sunday
Your goals need the right training split to deliver results - Does your training split give you enough volume and attention where you body needs it most?
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49 min
September 15, 2018
#862 - Nutrient Timing
Most debates about nutrient timing miss the fact that the TYPE of food comes first, before counting macros and certainly before intermittent fasting, carb cycling, carb loading, etc.
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44 min
September 14, 2018
#861 - 5 Ways To Simplify Nutrition
Eating healthy is really the EASIEST part of fitness. Most people make up BS excuses as to how challenging it is...but it's not.
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52 min
September 13, 2018
#860 - Juice, Sauce, Natty or Not
There are many scams in the fitness industry, and perhaps the biggest is the presence of anabolic steroid usage in all areas of fitness including marketing, supplementation, social media influencers, apparel brands, etc.
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46 min
September 12, 2018
#859 - High Rep FIRE
The power of high reps is released in this episode with some key body parts that need that extra love and attention.
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79 min
September 11, 2018
#858 - Casey Cochran with Fit Food Fresh
Casey Cochran is one of the founders of Fit Food Fresh, a nationally top-rated (Yelp) meal delivery company that serves the greater South Florida area.
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98 min
September 10, 2018
#857 - MUSCLE MONDAY - Tibialis Anterior
Some general news updates and a couple thoughts on current events before diving into the Tibialis Anterior breakdown and discussion.
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41 min
September 9, 2018
#856 - When You Feel Like Shit
You won't feel like going to the gym EVERY day, but there are problems with listening to that voice on your shoulder that tells you not to.
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37 min
September 8, 2018
#855 - ISOLATE and MAXIMIZE
Discussing focused training methods in order to build muscle with more segmented splits over more broad training protocols such as upper/lower, push/pull.
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40 min
September 7, 2018
#854 - Resting For Gains
Instead of just "resting", why not take an active approach to your recovery? This episode is about how you can and SHOULD treat your recovery as importantly as your training, because it IS your training.
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48 min
September 6, 2018
#853 - Do You Trust Your Effort?
Sometimes we have to look at our effort and realize that the hard work can ONLY pay off if we stay true to the path and keep the pressure on. This was a great episode recapping some concerns with the "fat acceptance" movement and recent videos posted, along with Q&A.
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58 min
September 5, 2018
#852 - Pump Up Those Humps! (LEG DAY)
It's time to get those humps pumping! Talking legs, glute activation, rep schemes, volume variables and some solid Q&A.
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49 min
September 4, 2018
#851 - Fat Acceptance Movement
This is an EXTREMELY important episode for EVERYONE.
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41 min
September 3, 2018
#850 - MUSCLE MONDAY - Get Some LONG HEAD
Full breakdown and discussion about building muscle, implementing yoga and psychological strategies, and dissection of the long head of the triceps brachii.
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46 min
September 2, 2018
#849 - Headline Twunts (NEW RESEARCH STUDY)
Open discussion about some "new research" that turns into headline grabbers very quickly. It is one of the foundational problems with how information is dispensed and diluted through social media and other publications.
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78 min
September 1, 2018
#848 - Open Q&Anus
That's right! Open Q&Anus today for a Saturday Swole - It's just like a regular Q&A, but Papa Swolio style! Great questions and a fun episode as always.
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47 min
August 31, 2018
#847 - Carnivore Diet
It is gaining popularity and is an interesting contrast to the more recent vegan trends. There are no definitive answers on the efficacy of this style of dieting, but has been shown largely beneficial from people's personal experiences on social media, etc.
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70 min
August 30, 2018
#846 - Waiting For Motivation
Motivation is a fleeting emotion that comes and goes. Most people wait to be inspired, and they end up waiting for a LONG, LONG time. This is one of the most important episodes, and will be an absolute game-changer for many of you. Pass this around to those that need to learn this lesson.
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54 min
August 29, 2018
#845 - Training Your ABS
Abdominal training is one of the most highly targeted areas to get the "holy grail" of muscles popping out...but how is it BEST to approach training in this area? Is there something specific that can be done to improve results?
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58 min
August 28, 2018
#844 - Strength Or Size? (The Right Approach)
Having the right approach to your training and injury prevention is essential. This episode delves into the proper mentality to have when digging into your short-term AND long-term goals.
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42 min
August 27, 2018
#843 - Muscle Monday - Rotator Cuff
Full 3D breakdown of the rotator cuff muscle group and it's importance in stabilizing the shoulder and preventing acute and chronic injury.
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50 min
August 26, 2018
#842 - The Weakest "Muscle" In The Body
This isn't quite a muscle by anatomical standards, but VERY similar in how it needs to be trained.
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46 min
August 25, 2018
#841 - Heavy Weights VS Light Weights
Deciding on which to use for your particular goals depends on whether you are able to continuously learn and listen to your body. Light weights are the standard for training when you are a beginner, but can those also be effective as you move towards more advanced programming? Lots of valuable content in this episode, a must listen in my book.
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54 min
August 24, 2018
#840 - This Is Your BIGGEST Mistake
This is your biggest mistake and is a massively negative influence in your life. It will affect your fitness, your mental AND physical health, and can ultimately change your overall outlook on life.
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57 min
August 23, 2018
#839 - You Don't Know TRAP
The trapezius is a largely misunderstood muscle group and is a major reason why people end up looking like turtles or having shoulder issues. This episode breaks down the parts of the trapezius and how you can train them effectively.
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45 min
August 22, 2018
#838 - Big FAT Excuse (Body Shaming & Fat Acceptance)
Directly addressing the growing social prowess of the fat acceptance and body shaming movement which seriously needs to stop. Epic rant, discussion, and TRUTH.
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70 min
August 21, 2018
#837 - Conquer Your Inflammation
Inflammation in the gut is a common reason for weight-loss struggles, auto-immune issues, skin conditions, mental disorders and overall wellness. If you are having problems with your food and figuring out what could be the culprit and even more importantly, WHY it is a problem, check this episode out!
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55 min
August 20, 2018
#836 - MUSCLE MONDAY - CALVES (Baby Cows)
3D breakdown of the calves and why mechanically they are unique in the body and some strategies on how to approach your training.
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43 min
August 19, 2018
#835 - REAL TRAINING (FUNCTION)
Performing exercises that actually APPLY do your daily habits, whether it is work, performance for sports, or just basic function around the house.
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43 min
August 18, 2018
#834 - Why I Don't Push Supplements
The supplement industry is overrun with BS and inconsistency. Even more important, is the distraction that supplementation causes for people who need to focus on the fundamentals.
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57 min
August 17, 2018
#833 - So You Want To Bulk??
Bulking is a simple approach that takes relentless consistency and discipline - this is the main reason why so many people fail to bulk properly.
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46 min
August 16, 2018
#832 - Isolation Exercises
Focusing on the importance of isolation movements that will help overall strength and performance output for compound, multi-joint exercises.
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47 min
August 15, 2018
#831 - Fermented Foods (SAUERKRAUT EXPOSED)
Fermented foods, namely sauerkraut and how they can populate the gut biome and help re-establish balance in your body.
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62 min
August 14, 2018
#830 - Cheat Meals
How much do cheat meals REALLY affect your training? Is it simply a one-day thing, or could it be catastrophic to your overall results?
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48 min
August 13, 2018
#829 - MUSCLE MONDAY - LATS
Full 3D breakdown of the Latissimus Dorsi, discussing origins and insertions and more importantly, the actions of the muscle and how to fully engage your lats during exercise.
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53 min
August 12, 2018
#828 - How To Change Other People
How to get other people inspired to take better care of themselves. Many questions coming to my inbox about getting a spouse, parent, friend, or co-worker focused on being healthier.
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37 min
August 11, 2018
#827 - Your Forgotten Gains
These muscle groups are often neglected which leads to decreased performance, poor aesthetics and overall imbalance with the body.
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51 min
August 10, 2018
#826 - Oysters, We Like It RAW
Health benefits of one of nature's most powerful foods - of course with the colorful commentary and some interesting social Q&A topics towards the end!
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67 min
August 9, 2018
#825 - Free Your Feet! (Barefoot Shoes & Training)
Barefoot training is often looked at as a "fad" when in fact it is the natural approach to how a human should move. Discussed here are proper running mechanics as designed by human evolution, as well as footwear you can use to help adapt yourself to this natural form of walking and running.
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71 min
August 9, 2018
#824 - GET HUMPING
It's the mid-way point of the year...it's essentially the year's hump day. Are you making the BEST decisions you can to ensure this holiday season won't destroy you? Are you prepared for what is to come? Before you know it, vacations, family, terrible food pot-lucks and more are coming after you...
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36 min
August 7, 2018
#823 - How To Indulge Without OVER-Indulging
Being on the road OR just in your normal daily travels, being prepared and moreover, understanding the implications of your decisions make a HUGE difference in both your short-term and long-term health.
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45 min
August 6, 2018
#822 - Muscle Monday (GLUTES)
This episode breaks down the glute complex and why it is important as the base of the core. We also discuss the impact that having "weak" glutes can have on posture, exercise form, and injury.
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52 min
August 5, 2018
#821 - Exercise Without Exercising (NUTRITION TOO)
How can you exercise more all day and improve your health WITHOUT multiple gym visits? Why is it important? Also, we get into a great discussion about ancestral nutrition and veganism. Always a good time :)
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74 min
August 4, 2018
#820 - Teen Attacked For Deadlifting (NO JOKE)
This video is absolutely ridiculous and was sent to me via DM for me to check out. Apparently this teenager in Montreal was essentially assaulted by another member for "deadlifting too loud". Pretty ridiculous. The full video is available on my YouTube channel @Swolenormous.
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43 min
August 3, 2018
#819 - Push Yourself (Nutrition & Gains)
Your food and progress is up to you and NO ONE else. You can't blame anyone for your preventable illnesses and diseases. The ability to make positive change in your food intake is so freaking easy it's ridiculous.
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38 min
August 3, 2018
#818 - Eat Your Food Beesh! (Nutrition Discussion)
Going deep on the beef game and the FUNDAMENTALS of logical human nutrition. What do you believe in? And do those beliefs originate from propaganda or actual facts?
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63 min
August 1, 2018
#817 - The Lebron James of Muscles (PEACH TRAINING)
The glutes are king! If you have trouble with developing legs, or suffering from chronic back and knee problems, the glutes are likely weak and need to be TARGETED.
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46 min
July 31, 2018
#816 - Build Your Gym Brain
Don't just move like a zombie through your training. Understanding what you are doing will help you be more creative and consistent with your approach. Complete LACK of knowledge is a reason why some people stay with certain styles of training for FAR too long...and for others quitting too early. Learn and grow. Absorb everything, and don't be afraid to be wrong.
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55 min
July 30, 2018
#815 - Muscle Monday - Pectoralis Major
Scientific breakdown with 3D virtual model of the pectoralis major's origins, insertion, actions and exercises that most target this muscle. Hope you enjoy this new type of installment of the podcast!
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42 min
July 30, 2018
#814 - Flavor Isn't Always Function (FOOD TIME)
Your body searches for flavor in natural foods. It is how we have survived to get the proper nutrients for thousands of years - but what happens when science proves to give us the flavors that we desire artificially?
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49 min
July 28, 2018
#813 - Saturday Swole Q&A
Open Q&A but AMAZING victim rage to get the show started. This is a massive problem with people NOT getting results. Don't fall into the trap of this mindset!
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44 min
July 28, 2018
#812 - DO YOU EVEN LIFT BRO??
We had a fun time today didn't we? Everything from thongs and old man balls in the gym to someone coming into MY house and telling me how to do my show. For shame! But, it's OK fam, she got ROASTED :)
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50 min
July 26, 2018
#811 - Ground Up Fitness
Fitness and Nutrition from the ground up - how you should approach both of these with concepts with the same mindset. More importantly, a TON of engaged Q&A in this episode. Super-fire turnout so check this one out for sure!
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82 min
July 25, 2018
#810 - The Best Will Win
Full discussion about what it takes to get shit done, covering nutrition, inflammation, discipline and more. Great success stories in the Q&A as well.
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58 min
July 24, 2018
#809 - Frank Alamule
Frank is no "newbie" when it comes to training. Battling through injuries and years of training he has come out the other side with an entirely new approach to his lifting, nutrition and outlook for the future. This conversation is absolute FIRE and I'm grateful for the time spent on this podcast. DO NOT MISS THIS EPISODE!
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132 min
July 23, 2018
#808 - RELATIVE GAINS
Measuring your progress is important to understand what you need to do to keep going. It is also important to measure your progress relative to where you've been as an individual. This looks different for each person and understanding what exactly you want will help you see the incremental steps you have taken and NEED to take to continue on your journey.
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46 min
July 22, 2018
#807 - Humans LOVE Teams
Whether is the nutrition train (Vegan vs. Meat) or something more social or political (even sports), people LOVE to have their team and their support system. This leads to SEVERE oversight in what is actually the truth as opposed to what people want to be correct.
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60 min
July 21, 2018
#806 - Swole Saturday Q&A
Great Q&A session from IG Stories and of course the LIVEstream on all platforms. Nutrition, training, beard care, eating human meat and more......
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65 min
July 20, 2018
#805 - You Are Who You Were (BRAIN GAINS)
This hell of a mental episode is packed with philosophy, nutrition and strategic approach to fitness and life.
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93 min
July 19, 2018
#804 - Sphinx Push-Up
The sphnix push-up is an exercise that can be done at home OR in the gym and designed for all levels. This has been a popular exercise for the last 20 or so years that fluctuated between P90X and other various programs. In this episode I break down the form as well as modifications for your specific abilities.
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54 min
July 18, 2018
#803 - Carlos In The House
Carlos is in the crib and we discuss nutrition, philosophy and more! Great episode to sink your teeth into.
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94 min
July 17, 2018
#802 - Strength IS Results
Discussion of the difference between the various types of strength and why it is important to train for strength but not necessarily MAX strength. Also some fun CrossFit questions based around functional training etc.
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52 min
July 16, 2018
#801 - Professional Fitness Sheep
The fitness industry is ripe with people just playing "follow the leader" and completely ignoring the fact that a "CPT" after your name does NOT qualify you to be a fitness professional just in itself.
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82 min
July 15, 2018
#800 - Sacrifice For The SWOLE
Great episode featuring Q&A and some inspiration for getting your grind on daily for self-improvement in fitness and your personal life.
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89 min
July 14, 2018
#799 - Intermittent Fasting and Nutrient Timing
There is much to be said for WHAT you are consuming rather than WHEN you are eating it. This episode covers the disparity between counting calories, different styles of eating as well as inflammatory foods.
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72 min
July 13, 2018
#798 - Aim To Achieve
If you set the goals high, you are more than likely to fail, get discouraged and eventually...QUIT. Let's avoid that by restructuring our approach to training and nutrition and make it so every day is a victory, an opportunity, a POSITIVE.
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54 min
July 12, 2018
#797 - Inflammation From Your Food
Inflammation is a defensive response to foods that are NOT meant for our bodies. There is much bio-individuality from person to person, however, there is a logical approach to nutrition that goes un-taught and un-addressed in the fitness industry. This is in part because of the billions of dollars from supplement companies as well as big pharma. When $$$ is at stake, the simple logic of human nutrition gets swept under the rug.
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80 min
July 11, 2018
#796 - Luke Kempin
Luke is currently finishing up a degree in Exercise Science and moving deeper into bodybuilding. This episode includes video breakdowns of deadlift and barbell row among other tips and tricks to improve mobility and postural integrity during compound movements.
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90 min
July 11, 2018
#795 - Connor Collins
Getting into strength training, eating to gain and some of the misconceptions around what it takes to put on strength and muscle. Tons of valuable content in this episode even for those of you looking to lose weight. Breaking habits and re-training the mind is a game-changer.
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101 min
July 9, 2018
#794 - The Reverse Crunch (STRENGTHEN CORE)
The reverse crunch is an extremely valuable exercise that gets practiced incorrectly FAR too often. In this episode, I bring up a video into the live-cast and break down the proper form that can be done both at home or at the gym.
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63 min
July 8, 2018
#793 - Lose Fat or Get Yoked
Do you struggle with building muscle AND losing weight at the same time? Of course you do, that's why it is not the best approach to your training and nutrition! Those possibilities are common when starting a program but it is specific to those new to the gym. In this episode those concepts are discussed in my last Ohio-cast. Apologies for the audio, I f'ed up my settings!
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48 min
July 7, 2018
#792 - Put It Down And Grind It Out
How to lay down rest in your training schedule as well as how to reduce both physical AND mental tension with meditation and yoga. Active recovery is important but different for both mental approaches as well as physical approach.
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49 min
July 6, 2018
#791 - Friday Rage Day
Jeb and I break down the beginning sets and exercise choices of our impending total body workout. Also discussed eating human meat (lol).
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38 min
July 6, 2018
#790 - Training For Sports VS Life and Sexiness
General discussion that ranged from sport specific training to program design in Crossfit (or lack thereof) and using the wrong technique for a specific goal.
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62 min
July 5, 2018
#789 - 4th of July Episode
Sharing this day with my best friend and talking fitness in it's finest form. Great Q&A and turnout from the swole fam!
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37 min
July 4, 2018
#788 - IN THE LAND
First of a week of Daily Swole on the road. Up in Cleveland for the 4th of July with Jeb. This episode covers some of what has transpired so far, some sports, some controversial topics. More to come!
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62 min
July 2, 2018
#787 - Today Is The Day
No one can do it for you and today on this Monday, it is time for you not only to start, but to turn up your fitness game HUGE. You have to invest your time and energy into making your body as efficient as possible in order to do what you love for the rest of your life. No "ifs" "ands" or "buts" about it.
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29 min
July 2, 2018
#786 - Close Your Eyes (TRAINING HACK)
Getting more in touch with your mind-muscle connection is paramount for maximizing your workouts. This strategy has a very specific purpose and can absolutely get you more out of your set. Trust me, this is gold.
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52 min
June 30, 2018
#785 - LIVE With Dennis Dale
Dennis lost approximately 100lbs on the back of a challenging schedule and lifestyle, as well as personal challenges (losing his father on his birthday). Rather than suffer the fate of being over 300 lbs and the related health issues he was facing, he took charge of his life and made a tremendous comeback. This episode is LIT.
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81 min
June 30, 2018
#784 - LIVE With Steve Ellefson
This LIVE interview with Steve Ellefson was amazing, covering his transformational weight loss and more importantly, the mindset and approach it took him to get where he currently is. You can follow Steve on Instagram @stelfson
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92 min
June 29, 2018
#783 - Too Much Talk In Fitness
It's easy to speak, run your mouth and then do NOTHING. What good are information and knowledge if you don't do anything about it? All that and more in this heavy Q&A episode.
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78 min
June 28, 2018
#782 - Your Experience Matters (A LOT)
Your experience with training is HUGE in the sense that your personal awareness of your emotions as you go through the fitness roller coaster. It is very easy to FEEL bored, even when you are seeing progress. It is a product of impatience that can lead to negative emotions that will impact your future progress.
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64 min
June 26, 2018
#781 - It's Not Easy Making Gains
It's not easy making progress, no matter what it is - building muscle, losing weight. It is a process that takes months and YEARS. Thinking it happens fast or should happen faster is a fundamental shortcoming.
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61 min
June 25, 2018
#780 - Focused Training Secrets
Narrowing down your training approach is a gold mine to squeeze every last drop of progress out of an exercise. Try keeping your volume the same, but decreasing how many exercises you are choosing during a workout. Less exercises, more sets, more FOCUS.
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61 min
June 25, 2018
#779 - Stress Management & Fitness Industry Discussion
Topics covered are stress management via active recovery, yoga, meditation and more and its importance to balance hormone profiles in the body to reduce fat and improve overall wellness. Also, a large portion of this podcast covered the fitness industry and the pros and cons with training certifications and getting involved on a professional level.
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82 min
June 24, 2018
#778 - Cut This OUT (Inflammation & Bone Broth)
Stop making excuses and start cutting out things that do not serve your goals. Your challenge (after watching this episode) is to cut out ONE thing that you don' t need. We discuss nutrition and bone broth a LOT in this episode. Enjoy.
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42 min
June 23, 2018
FLEX FRIDAY - Plateaus, Weight Loss and Scientific Studies | Daily Swole 777
Making gains on a Friday night! Discussing losing weight after getting stuck at a plateau and why scientific studies need a few grains of salt before following any ONE piece of advice.
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61 min
June 22, 2018
Your BIGGEST Struggle | Daily Swole 776
Often your biggest struggle is either your perception of what you're dealing with OR just the fact that you're being impatient!
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61 min
June 21, 2018
Training Frequency (ALL LEVELS) | Daily Swole 775
Training frequency is important no matter where you are in your fitness journey. Your goals and experience of course are very important, but make sure that you are MAXIMIZING what you are doing with LESS before trying to always do more.
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58 min
June 19, 2018
THE NUTRITION HAMMER | Daily Swole 774
It's not just the testing portion of the elimination diet that is important, it is the FEELING that you experience when eating the right foods VS the wrong foods. You need to live it first hand!
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75 min
June 19, 2018
The Killer Mentality (PLATEAU BUSTER) | Daily Swole 773
If you're in need of breaking through a training plateau, then you need the KILLER MINDSET! Get rid of fear and turn on the heat with this episode. FIRE.
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49 min
June 18, 2018
LEG TRAINING Volume VS Frequency VS Intensity | Daily Swole 772
Are you TRULY training your legs hard enough? Or is it just enough to satisfy what you HOPE will get you results? Try not training legs as often and absolutely CRUSHING them when you do!
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89 min
June 16, 2018
PUSH-PULL Supersets | Daily Swole 771
Supersets not only allow for people to save time, but they are excellent for both beginner and advanced trainers looking to focus on specific areas of the body to maximize results.
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60 min
June 15, 2018
FACEHOLE 101 (RAGE AND LOGIC) | Daily Swole 770
What goes in your mouth is all that matters, not all the temptations or the CHALLENGE of it, but in the end what you actually end up eating or NOT eating...
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43 min
June 15, 2018
Athletic OR Aesthetic? | Daily Swole 769
Are you training for performance OR for how you look? Both are great and what your goals are are YOUR individual goals, however it is important to train the right way for your specific outcome. With the principle of adaptation, many people disregard this and do activities that do not align with their desired outcome.
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73 min
June 13, 2018
Why Single-Leg is HUMP CITY | Daily Swole 768
Doing single leg exercises is NOT a corrective "waste of time" but a fundamental part of your training. Make sure your muscles are working properly in order to get the most out of your leg training. Enjoy this episode!
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38 min
June 12, 2018
Make Yourself UNSTOPPABLE (THE ANSWER) | Daily Swole 767
This is the answer that will allow you to be UNSTOPPABLE, with no one getting in your way. You are in control of your outcome and when you take responsibility you will absolutely change the game for yourself.
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49 min
June 12, 2018
How To Do More Pull-Ups! (AND GET YOUR FIRST ONE) | Daily Swole 766
Learn how to do your first pull-up AND how to get more if you can already perform this exercise. I will break down the reason why you are struggling to get your initial pull-up and literally show you (Facebook, YouTube, Twitch) how I do it myself and for my members of Swolenormous X.
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40 min
June 11, 2018
Is This For REAL?? (FITNESS FAIL) | Daily Swole 765
Perhaps you fall in the category of people that have fallen for contraptions such as these, and on this Sunday Funday, we dig into some REAL products that are being sold and wasting people's time AND money. Especially the money...
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63 min
June 10, 2018
Q&A Open Discussion IN PERSON with Carlos | Daily Swole 764
In-person LIVE Q&A discussion with Carlos in the Swole Studio and we discuss EVERYTHING...like seriously....EVERYTHING.
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102 min
June 9, 2018
Nutrition, Training, LIFE (@CrohnicWarriors) - LIVE with Carlos | Daily Swole 763
Live with Carlos, co-founder of @CrohnicWarriors, a support group and proactive approach for those with IBS, Crohn's Disease, Ulcerative Colitis and other digestive issues. This episode is the first of many and is absolute fire for EVERYONE with nutritional questions.
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105 min
June 7, 2018
Are you ACTUALLY Hungry (DOUBLE TAP THROWBACK) | Daily Swole 762
Are you actually hungry or is your thirst mechanism so weak that you just FEEL hungry? Addressing proper hydration is paramount to your fitness goals AND your overall health and wellness.
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58 min
June 7, 2018
ARMS LIKE STEAKS (Men & Women) | Daily Swole 761
Arm training goes for men and women alike and needs to cover specific areas of focus including resistance used, basic vs complex movements, multi-joint vs single joint, shape, genetics, acute variables and those DELTOIDS!
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51 min
June 6, 2018
Your Fitness REALITY (PLUS CARDIO) | Daily Swole 760
Your fitness reality depends on what you are trying to accomplish and what you are ACTUALLY doing. The reality of your progress will be slow, ups and downs, filled with twists and turns that you, nor anyone around you can anticipate. Bottom line, you keep moving forward with the best of intentions and do the best you can always. Great Q&A session as well talking about cardio, crossfit, and more!
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83 min
June 5, 2018
CHEATING & LEG DAY (NO CHEST) | Daily Swole 759
Are you approaching your training schedule by the numbers or by the day of the week? This can be a major factor in limiting or promoting your progress. Also we break down what a "cheat day" can REALLY do to negatively affect your body.
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59 min
June 4, 2018
WHERE DO I START? (For Everyone) | Daily Swole 758
The biggest difference between someone that gets results and someone that doesn't is that the first person DOESN'T QUIT. You just have to start and keep going, and in this episode, I go into the best ways to just get your butt in gear no matter WHAT your exercise experience is.
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49 min
June 2, 2018
Strength VS Mobility (WHICH IS BETTER) | Daily Swole 757
The body has the amazing ability to produce strength as well as functional movement. Which is MORE important in your training and as you go through life? Should you be focusing on one style of training more than the other?
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33 min
June 2, 2018
3 Ways To Bust a NUT-trition Over The Weekend | Daily Swole 756
Focusing on these three areas, grain consumption, dairy consumption and hydration, can be a game changer over the weekend. Friday, Saturday and Sunday is almost HALF your week. If you're not staying on point over those days, you are in trouble.
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69 min
June 1, 2018
Single Leg Exercises DELIVERED | Daily Swole 755
Now serving single leg exercises on the menu. This single-leg romanian deadlift is a great glute activator as well as proprioceptive enhancement exercise. The full exercise breakdown is available on my YouTube channel, but for now, kick back and enjoy this episode.
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53 min
May 31, 2018
6 Reasons To Avoid Bench Pressing | Daily Swole 754
Here are 6 reasons with full discussion for stopping bench pressing. We also get into specific issues with upper body compensations and concerns that may lead to feeling it more in shoulders and triceps rather than in the belly of the pectoralis major muscle.
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71 min
May 29, 2018
Macro Training Splits and Glute Activation | Daily Swole 753
Some key points made on larger body part splits as well as the adaptation principle and "muscle confusion". Also discussed proper glute activation and how to best ACTIVATE as well as INTEGRATE the glutes.
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36 min
May 29, 2018
There's Metal In Your Meat For Memorial Day | Daily Swole 752
There's metal in your meat according to recalls made by Hormel, so your SPAM IS TAINTED! More like it's tainted with Spam itself which is gross as hell but hey, food is food right?
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41 min
May 28, 2018
Working The WHOLE Body (Training & Programming) Daily Swole 751
Working the whole body is more than just a "full body workout". Integrated with yoga and meditation will ensure that your priorities will focus on the symbiosis of body AND mind. Unlock the mind and you will find your way with your fitness. Here is how I'm approaching my training...ENJOY!
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35 min
May 27, 2018
The Real Fat Tax That Everyone Pays | Daily Swole 750
The REAL fat tax in this country is on everyone's shoulders and until we address the root cause of this issue, it will never change and people like THIS will always have a "squawk box" to step up onto.
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55 min
May 25, 2018
Yoga, Fasting, Overtraining ond Crossfit | Daily Swole 749
Some topics covered today are getting into yoga for the first time and the impact it will have on fitness and overall life experience and quality. Also, the concept of fasting and whether or not intermittent or full fasting is beneficial for the body. Overtraining psychology and physiology also discussed with warning signs and the approach to combat it.
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57 min
May 25, 2018
Meditation Is The Key | Daily Swole 748
Meditation and yoga usually come up in conversation, and is a major refocus in my own personal fitness. Priorities run our lives, so shifting this up on the ladder ABOVE physical training is a huge game-changer.
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48 min
May 25, 2018
Vegetarianism Fixed My Acid Reflux | Daily Swole 747
The things people struggle with EVERY DAY that are avoidable AND in many cases "curable", it is unacceptable to not address them.
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44 min
May 22, 2018
EPIC Q&A On ALL Things (LITERALLY) | Daily Swole 746
This episode HAD a topic to start off with, buuuuuuuuuuuuut ended up being just a ton of questions popping up immediately and it would be rude to ignore!! Open Q&A episodes are great because you get awesome info plus this one was HILARIOUS!
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74 min
May 22, 2018
Social Media Fitness Jabronis (BE CAREFUL) | Daily Swole 745
Full discussion about social media fitness jabronis and the exposure of scams and lack of education in online training.
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99 min
May 21, 2018
Mental and Physical Strength (Nutrition and Training) | Daily Swole 744
When you are approaching your nutrition OR your training, make sure you understand that the STRENGTH applies to your mental game as well as your physical game. It is very easy to overlook the details and lose focus and discipline in society as we know it.
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68 min
May 20, 2018
You MAKE The Time | Daily Swole 743
No one "has" the time to exercise and do everything, but the difference is the people that get results DO IT. You have to do it as well. MAKE the time if it is important to you... no one just HAS time.
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67 min
May 19, 2018
Laying It Down Daily (Road Episode) | Daily Swole 742
Executing daily is a challenge, but will breed discipline and get the job done. In this episode I'm out of the studio and I discuss the fitness profession, certifications, education in fitness and more.
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59 min
May 17, 2018
Morning or Evening? | Daily Swole 741
Do you train in the morning or the evening and does it even matter when it comes to you making progress?
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43 min
May 16, 2018
Everyone STARTS | Daily Swole 740
Everyone starts, but how MANY TIMES do they start...What is much more important is what you do AFTER starting. Stop running your mouth and start putting in work!
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60 min
May 15, 2018
Squat Like A Squat | Daily Swole 739
Apparently, the quarter-squat is the NEW "half-squat" as people are getting more into lower body training, unfortunately, the form is not coming along with it. Make sure you are doing a PROPER squat, REGARDLESS of how many or how LIGHT you are training.
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56 min
May 15, 2018
This Is Why People count Calories | Daily Swole 738
The main reason people count calories is not because it WORKS, but because.....check this one out :)
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70 min
May 13, 2018
Want To Change? Then CHANGE | Daily Swole 737
If you're looking for that "elusive" change, it is all about getting STARTED. What most people suffer from is that paralyzing mentality that prevents any results from happening in all aspects of life.
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60 min
May 13, 2018
Stress KILLS | Daily Swole 736
Stress is a major component of fitness as well as managing regular daily life. Understanding how to integrate and manage stress is essential for long term success.
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54 min
May 12, 2018
Cardio Doesn't Work | Daily Swole 735
Discussing why cardio leaves so many people absolutely in the dust with no results to show for it. Training specificity and also proper goal setting and execution play a role in the effectiveness and the PURPOSE overall for doing cardio in a training program/routine.
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63 min
May 11, 2018
The Belly Fat Show | Daily Swole 734
This is officially the "Belly Fat Show" in which we get into the grit of WHY you have fat around your stomach and what you need to do to get it OFF. Don't take hard work for granted, because it will take a LOT of it.
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63 min
May 10, 2018
What Are You Afraid Of? | Daily Swole 733
What is truly holding you back from getting what you want out of life? I honestly don't think it's anything but YOU and the improper mindset of what fitness ACTUALLY means. It's not about beating the crap out of your body day in and day out, but a methodology that you can maintain for the rest of your life. This episode is FIRE.
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78 min
May 8, 2018
Top Nutrition Tips (SIMPLIFY EVERYTHING) | Daily Swole 732
Here are my top nutrition categories that people get hung up on with their food. It's important to understand that WHAT you're eating is just as important as all these other nuances with your diet. Make sure you are cutting inflammatory foods and avoiding poisons that will set your body back more than everything else.
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57 min
May 8, 2018
Adaptation In Training | Daily Swole 731
When you are looking to lose weight and/or build muscle from a general standpoint, you need a broad approach and begin with the fundamentals. When you start talking about physique and aesthetics, that is when the game starts changing for what is possible and how you need to approach everything.
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57 min
May 7, 2018
2 YEARS STRAIGHT | Daily Swole 730
The official 2 year anniversary of the Daily Swole. Every single day teaches one very important fact - The daily execution of a task is a vital part of consistency and discipline in ALL aspect of one's life. In this episode I discuss how it has been paramount to mine.
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48 min
May 6, 2018
Remember WHY You Started | Daily Swole 729
Don't EVER forget the feeling you had when you got started...RIGHT AT THE BEGINNING. It's important to update your approach while still keeping it simple, but don't forget why you began, so remember why, and use that to ignite your fire for today.
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24 min
May 4, 2018
Nutrition Perseverance with Emily Booth Daily Swole 728
Special guest Emily Booth joins us as we discuss trying everything under the sun to fix and improve nutrition and lifestyle.
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54 min
May 4, 2018
Squat Mobility and Executing | Daily Swole 727
How to improve your squat mobility easily at home with zero equipment. Also some knowledge nukes dropped on your face on discipline and how to REALLY launch yourself into the zone.
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60 min
May 3, 2018
How To Lose 100lbs with Chase Welty | Daily Swole 726
Chase has lost over 100 pounds in the past year - In this episode we go over his approach to conquering his weight loss.
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89 min
May 1, 2018
Extreme Dieting & Overthinking | Daily Swole 725
Discussing the hcg diet and extreme caloric restriction in order to obtain a goal weight. Also, what overthinking can do in terms of setting you back from making progress with your training and/or nutrition.
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50 min
April 30, 2018
Stabilize Your Week | Daily Swole 724
Using the "weekly schedule" can be a positive OR a negative depending on how your spin your perspective. Use today as an opportunity to have a fresh start and a clean slate to conquer your goals. You could also fall into the mindless trap of the "drying machine" cycle of Monday after Monday after Monday and lose track of who you are.
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52 min
April 30, 2018
Supplements, Lifestyle and Responsibility with John Rackham | Daily Swole 723
LIVE CALL with John Rackham in which we discuss the supplement industry and how society views hard work and success in fitness.
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99 min
April 29, 2018
Being Sore AF | Daily Swole 722
Badass discussion on soreness and training while sore, why you get sore, how much soreness is good, everything soreness in this episode. This is the sore factory. We are making sore lollipops. Enjoy the sore.
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47 min
April 28, 2018
RESPECT THIS EPISODE | Daily Swole 721
Of all the content I break down every day, respect this episode when I break down what should be at the absolute foundation of your training. I'm telling you, if you don't listen to this episode and put it into practice, you are missing out!
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32 min
April 27, 2018
Bulking, Yoga As A Gamechanger and Unreal Consistency (LIVE CALL) | Daily Swole 720
Live interview with Benjamin - we discuss bulking, nutrition and eating for mass, how yoga has changed his life and outlook on fitness, and what it takes to get results.
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80 min
April 26, 2018
Machine Training | Daily Swole 719
How is it best to use machines and are machines good to implement in your training PERIOD. In this episode we discuss different types of machines and the logic surrounding their integration with your free weights.
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51 min
April 25, 2018
The Basics WORK | Daily Swole 718
Focusing on the basics actually is what works when it comes to training and nutrition. When you look towards the clouds and the "top of the pyramid" is when you get lost in the noise of everything. Don't get distracted by the stuff that doesn't matter!
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31 min
April 24, 2018
Everything Is Right HERE | Daily Swole 717
Everything you need is right here, in your body - from your head to your toes, you have it ALL. You have the time, you have the money, you have the ability, you have the age, the sex, the race...What you have is PERFECT. You can do this.
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42 min
April 24, 2018
The Mothafuckin J.E.B. | Daily Swole 716
My best friend is in town and we talk about everything from fitness to business, health care and answer a TON of questions about nutrition, ketosis, hcg, crossfit and MORE.
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90 min
April 24, 2018
New You VS Old You | Daily Swole 715
What does it REALLY mean to have a "NEW" you? Especially when it comes to your fitness and nutrition, etc. Does this even make sense?
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56 min
April 21, 2018
The BEST Time To Train (PLUS FITNESS FIRE) | Daily Swole 714
First off, you need to GET IT DONE. PERIOD. THEN - Depending on your schedule, responsibilities and your vision, your BEST time will vary. These are the principles and the approach that I take in order to make sure it gets taken care of.
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40 min
April 20, 2018
Full Body Workouts | Daily Swole 713
When are full body workouts appropriate in your training? Are you better off doing less frequent but larger compound movements instead of a more traditional bodybuilding style split? Let's dig into it fam!
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27 min
April 19, 2018
Always Practice SWOLE SETS | Daily Swole 712
When you are training hard and for RESULTS, you need to utilize all the acute variables to your advantage. Supersets, giant sets, and MORE can help you not only save time, but turn up the intensity and the gains from your training. Don't leave home without these tips!
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53 min
April 18, 2018
Mobility, Yoga, Veganism, Juicing and more (LIVE CALL) | Daily Swole 711
Live discussion with Brandi, her transition into a plant-based style of eating while still listening to her body as well as mobility and foam rolling as a part of a training regimen.
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68 min
April 17, 2018
How To Find Your Training Phase | Daily Swole 710
As you progress through life, what your body needs will change and what your body can HANDLE will absolutely change. The longer you train for the more cumulative stress and damage that your body undergoes. Understanding this "degrading" process is paramount when it comes to stressing yoga and mobility training.
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51 min
April 16, 2018
Massive Fitness Success Story and LONG Workouts | Daily Swole 709
Discussed long workouts and how long it REALLY takes to get it all done. You DO have time, and whether or not you make the excuses as to why you can't do it, bottom line, either you do it or you DON'T. Also spoke to Mike who has seen amazing results from his consistency of effort in dramatically reversing his diabetes and injuries with a foundational approach with Swolenormous X.
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145 min
April 15, 2018
DOUBLE JEOPARDY | Daily Swole 708
Is it EVER applicable to do the same body part two days in a row? When is it appropriate or is it 100% off limits. In this episode we discuss the benefits and the scheduling as well as the volume experience necessary to training the same body part two days consecutively.
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45 min
April 14, 2018
Is Training or Nutrition More Important? (LIVE CALL) | Daily Swole 707
Which is more important for results, nutrition or fitness? Can you quantify the benefits for both of those things or do you have to focus on one before the other? If so, one do you focus on first??
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52 min
April 14, 2018
Macros 101 | Daily Swole 706
The general approach and mentality behind macros and whether or not measuring is a good way for YOU to get results.
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50 min
April 12, 2018
A Show About Everything | Daily Swole 705
This show covers everything from why fitness is important to start NOW and the reality of what this means for your body and your future, things that I have seen in my career FIRST HAND.
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43 min
April 11, 2018
The Deal With Cheat Meals | Daily Swole 704
Cheat meals are common in the realm of fitness, but who is actually using them properly and not just as an excuse to eat shit while training?
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43 min
April 10, 2018
Repping For MASS | Daily Swole 703
Are you doing the appropriate repetitions and programming to build muscle? It is not just as simple as lifting weights, counting to 10 and then going home. You have to push yourself to failure. Now how many reps are enough to build muscle? How much is too much? And what does volume mean for your programming? All that and more in this hell of an episode.
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30 min
April 9, 2018
Your Starting FIVE | Daily Swole 702
Who you surround yourself with will have massive impact on your health and fitness success.
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40 min
April 9, 2018
You're Being A Little Bitch | Daily Swole 701
Doing what you are NOT accustomed to doing is the only way to make consistent progress forward. You will not change unless you break your mold and force your body to adapt.
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54 min
April 7, 2018
Gains Every Day Q&A - 700 Club | Daily Swole 700
Every day you should be working hard to make those incremental gains. Each day is your building block and a prime opportunity to put yourself in a better place to succeed. There's just no other way to describe it. Thank you all for 700 badass episodes.
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40 min
April 6, 2018
THIS IS A PROBLEM | Daily Swole 699
This is a major problem for people that need to just GET STARTED. Whether you are trying to lose weigh tor build muscle, the literal approach to everything is key. You are "falling off" before you even begin.
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36 min
April 5, 2018
How To Lose Weight FAST (GUARANTEED) | Daily Swole 698
Here's EXACTLY how to lose weight "fast", guaranteed. Trust me, you don't want to miss this one. FIRE.
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61 min
April 4, 2018
Reviewing Your Nutrition | Daily Swole 697
When it comes to your nutrition, are you REVIEWING your food that goes in your mouth the same way that amazon reviews effect your purchases? Are you taking time to REALLY understand what you're eating or simply chasing instant gratification?
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34 min
April 3, 2018
Grow The F*CK Up | Daily Swole 696
It's time you took responsibility for your actions... ALL of them, even the ones you aren't taking. It's about stepping up and making it happen! AMAZING episode with lots of power.
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43 min
April 2, 2018
Coddling Yourself For The Holidays | Daily Swole 695
When you look at the reality of what Easter and other "Holidays" mean, it leads you to believe that all we do is celebrate with food whenever possible. Here is why holidays are NO reason for you to veer of your path of GAINS!
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56 min
April 1, 2018
Epic Cables For Lats | Daily Swole 694
Back day usually revolves around deadlifts, pull-ups and rows, which are EXCELLENT at building muscles in the back...But what about cables? Don't forget about this amazing approach to back training as it will build out your back in ways that the dumbbells and barbells just can't!
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19 min
April 1, 2018
Realistic Weight Loss | Daily Swole 693
The proper pacing for losing weight and what you can expect from doing it the right way. Weight loss is not an OVERNIGHT process, but a systematic approach to diet and also lifestyle habits.
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33 min
March 30, 2018
The Counting Calories SCAM | Daily Swole 692
Counting calories is a classic scam used by the health and fitness industry to sell you supplements and quick fixes based on numerical addition and subtraction in your body. Calories EXIST, but approaching your nutrition in this manner is the quickest way to fail. This episode breaks down how to properly dive into your nutrition journey.
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54 min
March 29, 2018
The Reality of Building Muscle | Daily Swole 691
This is the reality of how much muscle you can build and what it ACTUALLY takes in terms of dedication, discipline, food consumption and training habits.
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58 min
March 29, 2018
Rest Day DURING THE WEEK?! | Daily Swole 690
When is the best time for you to take a rest day and does it matter if they are scheduled or instinctive.
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33 min
March 29, 2018
Training Muscles Two Days In A Row | Daily Swole 689
Is it good to train the SAME muscle(s) two days in a row? and if so, WHEN should you do this?
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35 min
March 26, 2018
Sunday Funday CALL-IN LIVE Show | Daily Swole 688
LIVE Call-In show - 3 questions including the history of Swolenormous, Exercise scheduling for volume and how to bulk up when you are a growing teenager.
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45 min
March 26, 2018
Back Training Exercise Selection | Daily Swole 687
The variations you can utilize in your back training including exercise selection, grip position, training order, and repetition schemes.
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34 min
March 25, 2018
Are Squats Important? | Daily Swole 686
Are squats the most important exercise for your legs, or are there other ways to get full development without having to do the classic squat?
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35 min
March 23, 2018
When To Use Inhibition (FOAM ROLLING, ETC) In Your Training | Daily Swole 685
Inhibition techniques are ideal for "shutting down" neural activation centers and "disconnecting" the brain from internal muscular stress. Great before stretching and warming up exercises for training as well as active recovery.
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41 min
March 23, 2018
Cupping (Massage) For Active Recovery (IS IT LEGIT?) | Daily Swole 684
Recently tried cupping for massage and although I'm still personally not "sold" or an official supporter, I am sharing my thoughts on my initial session and some other concepts about massage and inhibition techniques.
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43 min
March 21, 2018
Building Muscle or Losing Weight | Daily Swole 683
When you are in a plateau or starting your training, it normally comes down to deciding whether you want to bulk OR cut... but is that the most important thing to focus on with your training? What could you be focusing on that is more important?
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52 min
March 20, 2018
Make Monday COUNT | Daily Swole 682
Monday is the classic "start" day for training - but that can be a MASSIVE detriment especially if you depend on Monday to begin and you never do! There is ALWAYS another Monday, and that is a huge reason why starting today regardless of what day it is, IS the most important thing :)
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34 min
March 19, 2018
Live Call-In Show (IT WORKED!) | Daily Swole 681
First official live call-in show was a success, discussed bulletproof coffee, volume of coffee consumption and it's possible effects on the body as well as other fitness related topics.
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38 min
March 18, 2018
Cavles, Abs and Forearms OH MY! | Daily Swole 680
Attention to the smaller muscle group is extremely important as they are paramount to having aesthetics and a complete physique. Training them differs than most other muscle groups as an increase in volume and frequency is often necessary.
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45 min
March 17, 2018
LIVE Q&A | Daily Swole 679
This was GOING to be a live call show but no one actually put there number SOOOOOOOOO it turned into a Q&A which was badass! Thanks for joining fam!
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49 min
March 16, 2018
Get Rid of These Foods! | Daily Swole 678
No matter what your goal is or what STYLE of nutrition you prefer (macros, ketosis, paleo, vegan, etc) it is essential that you are making the BEST choices and eating foods that are best specifically for YOUR body.
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44 min
March 15, 2018
Nutrition Episode (FAT, CARBS, and more!) | Daily Swole 677
Why I eat so much fat is always a source of interest so this episode dug into a ton of questions for the triple live broadcast, and we discussed all things nutrition. Enjoy!
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48 min
March 14, 2018
Does Lifting Weights Burn Fat? | Daily Swole 676
Does lifting weights ACTUALLY burn fat? Or is there another mechanism at work that is a more important factor in shredding up?
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58 min
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