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August 22, 2019
In this episode, Sal, Adam and Justin compile a list of the top 3 or 4 exercises for every body part. What adaptation do you desire? The hierarchy of exercises for each major body part, the rules to determine them, falling into the ‘boredom’ trap & MORE. (1:58) The MOST effective GENERAL exercises for developing strength, function, and aesthetics for each major body part. (14:20) #1 – The Chest. (15:02) #2 – The Back. (24:49) #3 – The Shoulders. (36:50) #4 – The Traps. (44:30) #5 – The “show” muscle, aka Biceps. (47:32) #6 – The Triceps. (52:42) #7 – The Glutes. (56:17) #8 – The Quads. (1:01:07) #9 – The Hamstrings. (1:05:53) #10 – The Calves. (1:09:27) #11 – The Abs. (1:11:34) People Mentioned Danny Matranga | CSCS | BSc. (@danny.matranga)  Instagram Ronnie Coleman (@ronniecoleman8)  Instagram Dr. Ben Pollack (@phdeadlift)  Instagram Robert Oberst (@robertoberst)  Instagram Bret "Glute Guy" Contreras PhD (@bretcontreras1)  Instagram Ben Pakulski (@bpakfitness)  Instagram Dr. Jordan Shallow D.C (@the_muscle_doc)  Instagram Eugene Teo (@coacheugeneteo)  Instagram   Related Links/Products Mentioned August Promotion: MAPS Prime & Prime Pro ½ off!! **Code “PRIME50” at checkout** MAPS Mods Mind Pump TV - YouTube How to Fix Rounded Shoulders (GONE IN 4 STEPS!) | MIND PUMP MAPS Strong The ONLY Way You Should Be Doing Dumbbell Bicep Curls! The BEST Side Butt Exercise! (SUMO DEADLIFT) 3 Best Secrets - How To Make Your Butt Grow (AVOID MISTAKES!) | MIND PUMP How to do a PROPER Plank The Active Plank- An 6-Pack Building Powerhouse Mind Pump Free Resources
August 21, 2019
In this episode of Quah, sponsored by Organifi (organifi.com/mindpump, code "mindpump" for 20% off), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about favorite row variations for strength and hypertrophy, characteristics or qualities that separate people who adhere to their fitness goals and health behaviors compared to those who don’t, the best investments to make to “sleep hack” on a budget, and influencers promoting an "all in" diet approach. Sal recaps his grandfather's 88th birthday: Large family gatherings, nootropics & MORE. (5:14) Will taxing red meat save lives and slow global warming?? The importance of looking at the whole picture. (12:02) Harvard Medical School receives $9M dollar donation to support independent research on the science of cannabinoids. Guys’ talk the benefits and let you know the best products to use. (19:52) Does fatherhood change your brain? New study + the latest updates from Adam on baby Maximus. (26:53) How Disneyworld still has a nuclear permit to build a plant. (41:36) The scam and hustle behind free car giveaways & MORE. (43:27) Mind Pump Live & Mike Matthews: Get your tickets NOW to pick his business brain! (46:21) #Quah question #1 – What are your favorite row variations for strength, hypertrophy, etc.? (49:31) #Quah question #2 – What characteristics or qualities do you think separate people who adhere to their fitness goals and health behaviors compared to those who don’t? Did you ever notice common traits in the clients you trained? (58:53) #Quah question #3 – For people trying to sleep hack on a budget, what are the best investments to make? (1:07:13) #Quah question #4 – I've been seeing a lot of this “all in” approach. Influencers are claiming they're doing it to gain control over extreme hunger and eventually get their body to a plateau to where their body is supposed to be naturally. (1:15:09) People Mentioned  Robb Wolf (@dasrobbwolf)  Instagram Brendon Ayanbadejo (@brendon310)  Instagram Max Lugavere (@maxlugavere)  Instagram Mike Matthews (@muscleforlifefitness)  Instagram Ben Pakulski (@bpakfitness)  Instagram Tom Bilyeu (@tombilyeu)  Instagram Bedros Keuilian (@bedroskeuilian)  Instagram Christina Rice, NTP (@christinaricewellness)  Instagram   Related Links/Products Mentioned August Promotion: MAPS Prime/Prime Pro ½ off!! **Code “PRIME50” at checkout** Visit Four Sigmatic for an exclusive offer for Mind Pump listeners! **Code “mindpump” at checkout** Governments around the world are considering taxing red meat like tobacco in an effort to curb climate change $9 million donation earmarked for cannabis research Visit NED for an exclusive offer for Mind Pump listeners! Fatherhood changes men's brains and minds, studies show How Becoming a Father Changes Your Brain Visit ChiliPad for an exclusive offer for Mind Pump listeners! **Code “MPOOLER” at checkout** Disney World Could Have Gone Nuclear "We entered a free car giveaway — and, uh…" - The Hustle Check out Mind Pump Live to get tickets for their next live event! Mind Pump TV - YouTube Power Sled Pull – Mind Pump TV How To T-Bar Row The Right Way! (BACK BUILDER!) Visit Felix Gray for an exclusive offer for Mind Pump listeners! Visit Joovv for an exclusive offer for Mind Pump listeners! influencers are losing their influence Instagram influencer engagement hovers near all-time lows, study says Mind Pump Free Resources
August 19, 2019
In this episode, Sal, Adam and Justin go over seven steps that will help you pick the best workout based on your experience, goals and available equipment.
August 17, 2019
In this episode of Quah, sponsored by Organifi (organifi.com/mindpump, code "mindpump" for 20% off), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about the best approach to transitioning from macro counting to unconscious competence with respect to eating, competitors & influencers coming out about binge eating and gaining excessive weight, engineered plant based meats,  and programming for people with health issues such as Rheumatoid Arthritis and Fibromyalgia. The guys talk all things bathroom etiquette. (5:02) How Justin used the Organifi ‘Immunity’ to nip his potential cold in the butt before his anniversary. (10:30) Sal’s work out with ‘The Beast’, aka Doug. (14:46) More updates on the Epstein suicide ‘conspiracy’. (16:38) How aged garlic extract can slash heart disease risk. (24:02) More recipes from the ‘Schafer Kitchen’ brought to you by Butcher Box and Kettle & Fire. (26:02) Nike making BRILLANT moves again...Launching sneaker subscription service for kids. (28:16) Weight Watchers launches a weight loss app for kids. Good or bad approach? (33:06) The growing market for direct to consumer sperm storage banks. (37:07) Mind Pump Live with special guest Mike Matthews. Get your tickets today! (40:25) #Quah question #1 – What is the best approach to transitioning from macro counting to the 4th stage of unconscious competence? (42:17) #Quah question #2 – What do you guys think of the recent trend of many competitors & influencers coming out about issues with binge eating and gaining excessive weight? (55:47) #Quah question #3 – What do you all think about the engineered plant-based meat everyone is talking about? Is it truly healthier for you? (1:03:28) #Quah question #4 – What type of programming would you recommend for people with health issues such as Rheumatoid Arthritis and Fibromyalgia? (1:06:32) People Mentioned Danny Matranga | CSCS | BSc. (@danny.matranga)  Instagram Mike Matthews (@muscleforlifefitness)  Instagram Sarah Manns (@thefitnesslioness)  Instagram Amelia Boone (@arboone11)  Instagram   Related Links/Products Mentioned August Promotion: MAPS Prime/Prime Pro ½ off!! **Code “PRIME50” at checkout** Toilet Light,Toilet Bowl Light, Led Motion Activated Toilet Night light, Potty Light, 16 Colors Changing Sensor Night Light for Potty Train Visit Organifi for the exclusive offer for Mind Pump listeners! **Code “mindpump” at checkout** Jeffrey Epstein Owned a Portrait of Bill Clinton in a Blue Dress Report: Epstein autopsy finds broken bones in his neck New study shows aged garlic extract can reduce dangerous plaque buildup in arteries Visit Butcher Box for this month’s exclusive Mind Pump offer! Visit Kettle & Fire for the special offer for Mind Pump listeners! Nike launches a sneaker subscription service for kids Sole Man - ESPN Films: 30 for 30 - ESPN.com WW Just Released A Weight Loss App For Kids. What Could Go Wrong? Fertility Health Startup Dadi Secures $5 Million in Funding Check out Mind Pump Live to get tickets for their next live event! Intuitive Nutrition Guide | MAPS Fitness Products - Mind Pump The Most Effective Single Step You Can Take to Lose Fat Mind Pump Free Resources 
August 16, 2019
In this episode of Quah, sponsored by MAPS Fitness Products (www.mapsfitnessproducts.com), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about how to use chains in the gym, whether strength training can be the solution to many of the ailments that often accompany aging, the benefit of stretching before or after lifting heavy, and the value of minimalist shoes for someone trying to correct mobility issues in ankles and hips. Why we don’t actually WANT everything. The wisdom of spiritual teachings and having a sense of meaning. (4:37) Is there any value to tarot cards? (13:30) The one-time Justin was into D & D and how being a nerd today is cool. (18:20) PRx now has a camouflage squat rack + the benefits of sandbag training. (23:12) Mind Pump Recommends Westside vs. The World on Netflix. (28:15) How kids continue to challenge you. (32:18) What the guys do that drive their partner crazy? (38:02) The connection between Justin and Jeffrey Epstein?? (42:02) The Oprah of podcasting. Will we see Joe Rogan moderate a Presidential Debate?? (44:07) Why are heart attacks becoming more and more common amongst our youth? (46:40) #Quah question #1 – How do you use chains in the gym without looking and sounding like an idiot? (51:42) #Quah question #2 – Thoughts on sick aging phenotype as described by Dr. Jon Sullivan in his book Barbell Prescription? Would you guys buy into the idea that strength training can be the solution to so many aliments that accompany aging? (57:42) #Quah question #3 – Should you stretch before you lift or it more beneficial to stretch after lifting heavy weights if you have tight muscles? (1:06:46) #Quah question #4 – What are your thoughts on minimalist barefoot shoes, especially for someone trying to correct mobility issues in their ankles and hips? (1:08:40) People Mentioned Dan Bilzerian (@danbilzerian)  Instagram Mark Manson (@markmanson)  Instagram Christina Rice, NTP (@christinaricewellness)  Instagram Joe DeFranco (@defrancosgym)  Instagram Steven Crowder (@louderwithcrowder)  Instagram Jonathon M Sullivan Paul Chek (@paul.chek)  Instagram Kyle Kingsbury (@kingsbu)  Instagram   Related Links/Products Mentioned August Promotion: MAPS Prime/Prime Pro ½ off!! **Code “PRIME50” at checkout** Joe Rogan Experience #857 - Dan Bilzerian Mind Pump 1050: Mark Manson- The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck Stranger Things | Netflix Official Site Visit PRx Performance for an exclusive offer for Mind Pump listeners! **Code “mindpump” at checkout** Our Shark Tank Experience - PRx Performance Westside vs. the World | Netflix Busy Board - Busy Board for Toddlers - Sensory Board - Busy Board for Kids - Activity Board for Toddlers - Locks and latches Activity Board - Baby Activity Board - Boy and Girl 12-18 Month The Gottman Method | Psychology Today The Gottman Institute | A research-based approach to relationships The INSANE Facts Behind Jeffrey Epstein's Suicide I Louder with Crowder Petition to have Joe Rogan moderate 2020 Presidential Debate is 120k signatures strong (and growing) Why Are More Young People Having Heart Attacks? Caffeine: a Growing Problem for Children The Barbell Prescription: Strength Training for Life After 40 – Book by Jonathon M Sullivan Mind Pump Free Resources
August 15, 2019
With so many popular diets, how do you choose the best one for you? In this episode, Sal, Adam and Justin review four of the most popular and who should do which.   The many ways to approach nutrition + how to determine what diet is best for you? (2:08) #1 - The Paleo Diet: The origins, science behind it, pros and cons & MORE. (4:32) #2 – The Ketogenic Diet: The origins, science behind it, pros and cons & MORE. (14:45) #3 – The Carnivore Diet: How did it become popular, pros and cons & MORE. (29:55) #4 – The Vegan Diet: The origins, pros, and cons & MORE. (40:00) Who should do these diets and who should avoid them? (48:15)   People Mentioned Robb Wolf (@dasrobbwolf)  Instagram Chris Kresser M.S., L.Ac. (@chriskresser)  Instagram Walter L. Voegtlin Dominic D'Agostino (@DominicDAgosti2)  Twitter Joe Rogan (@joerogan)  Instagram Mikhaila Peterson (@mikhailapeterson)  Instagram Jordan Peterson (@jordan.b.peterson)  Instagram Terry Wahls MD (@drterrywahls)  Instagram   Related Links/Products Mentioned August Promotion: MAPS Prime/Prime Pro ½ off!! **Code “PRIME50” at checkout** Mind Pump 482: Robb Wolf on Ancestral Health, Evolutionary Biology & MORE Mind Pump 613: Robb Wolf on Keto, What the Health, Wired to Eat & MORE The Paleo Solution: The Original Human Diet - Book by Robb Wolf The Pioneers of Paleo Ketogenic diet: Old treatment, new beginning KETOSIS EXPLAINED by Dave Palumbo! Deep Dive: ONR-Supported Research Combats Oxygen Toxicity in Navy Divers The Warburg Effect: How Does it Benefit Cancer Cells? Weighing The Pros And Cons Of A Ketogenic Diet Why Diet Alone Is Not Enough to Treat SIBO Mind Pump 712: Dr. Shawn Baker- Carnivore Diet Advocate Joe Rogan Experience #1050 - Dr. Shawn Baker Mind Pump 725: Mikhaila Peterson’s Personal Account of Treating Debilitating Disease Through Diet The Carnivore Diet: Is Eating ONLY Meat Healthy or Totally F%#*ing Crazy?? (QUAH #15) | MIND PUMP Alone Full Episodes, Video & More | HISTORY Mind Pump 385: Dr. Terry Wahls on New Dietary Research Mind Pump Free Resources 
August 14, 2019
In this episode of Quah, sponsored by MAPS Fitness Products (www.mapsfitnessproducts.com), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about training certain body parts for strength while training other body parts with higher reps and lower weight in the same workout, the pros and cons of Weight Watchers, applying MAPS programs to children or teens, and how they met their partners. How Justin is ‘Wreck it Ralph’. (6:07) Mind Pump Weekend Update: Adam attends his friend’s daughter’s first birthday, makes the ultimate Butcher Box ‘pork butt’ crockpot meal, updates on his ‘cabin fever’ & MORE. (7:48) Mind Pump Conspiracy Hour: Jeffrey Epstein's suicide, first human-monkey chimeras developed in China, water bears on the moon & MORE. (15:35) How the ChiliPad has been a lifesaver for the guys. (30:35) Justin takes the family out to the 49ers game and gets the VIP treatment. (33:47) Sal and Jessica visit baby Maximus. (35:40) Sal has McDonald’s French fries for the first time in 10 years! (40:42) The unwritten code behind how retailers price tag codes. (42:19) How Amazon is now targeting influencers. (43:55) #Quah question #1 – Is it ever appropriate to train certain body parts for strength while training other body parts with higher reps and lower weight? Or should your whole body be on the same style of training? (47:30) #Quah question #2 – What is your opinion on Weight Watchers? (54:33) #Quah question #3 – How would you apply your MAPS Programs to children and teens? (1:00:44) #Quah question #4 – How did each of you meet your partners and how has your impression of them changed since you met them to now? (1:08:34) People Mentioned Jessica Rothenberg (@thetraininghour)  Instagram   Related Links/Products Mentioned August Promotion: MAPS Prime/Prime Pro ½ off!! **Code “PRIME50” at checkout** Visit Butcher Box for this month’s exclusive Mind Pump offer! Visit Kettle & Fire for the special offer for Mind Pump listeners! Alone Full Episodes, Video & More | HISTORY Before Jail Suicide, Jeffrey Epstein Was Left Alone and Not Closely Monitored October Surprise conspiracy theory The Family | Netflix Official Site First Human–Monkey Chimeras Developed in China Crashed spacecraft may have left tiny but tough creatures on the moon Origin Of Life: The Panspermia Theory Gomez Chamberlain the Chimpanzee Visit ChiliPad for an exclusive offer for Mind Pump listeners! **Code “MPOOLER” at checkout** Inside the secret world of price tag codes Amazon Influencer Program MAPS Starter | MAPS Fitness Products MAPS Fitness Anywhere Mind Pump Free Resources  
August 12, 2019
Hitting a training or diet plateau is frustrating. In this episode, Sal, Adam and Justin go into detail how to break through plateaus and how to avoid them altogether. The frustration of hitting a plateau. (3:03) Don’t be so hard on yourself! (6:10) How would you define a plateau? The importance of looking at the WHOLE picture. (7:51) Some of the reasons your body may by plateauing and what you can do about it. (16:14) The concept of ‘perpetual’ progress in breaking through a plateau. (51:30) People Mentioned Jordan Syatt - SyattFitness (@syattfitness)  Instagram Related Links/Products Mentioned August Promotion: MAPS Prime/Prime Pro ½ off!! **Code “PRIME50” at checkout** Mind Pump 1065: Jordan Syatt on Becoming Gary Vee’s Trainer, the Biggest Lessons He Learned from Gary Vee, Keys to Building an Online Business (& Mistakes to Avoid) & MORE! How To Boost Your Metabolism The Right Way! (FAT LOSS!)| Mind Pump TV Mind Pump 1027: 3 Steps to Speed Up Your Metabolism How Phasing Your Workouts Leads to Consistent Plateau Free Workouts Should You “Confuse” Your Muscles? Which Is Better: Low Reps Or High Reps? Stop Working Out And Start Practicing 5 Most Important Exercises for Muscle Growth in an Effective Routine The Other Best Muscle Building Exercises of All Time The Breakdown Recovery Trap, Why You Aren’t Progressing Should I do Yoga for Fat Loss? The Myth of Optimal Protein Intake Visit Everly Well for an exclusive offer for Mind Pump listeners! **Code “mindpump” at checkout**  Are Any Supplements Worth The Cost? Mind Pump Free Resources
August 10, 2019
In this episode of Quah, sponsored by Organifi (organifi.com/mindpump, code "mindpump" for 20% off), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about how lose fat from areas that don't seem to respond, what exactly defines an ideal rest day, non-negotiables for both romantic and platonic relationships, and how they practice spirituality.  Why Adam must be super high when watching shows recommended by Sal. (5:30) How Justin is on a ‘cult-watch’. How we put all the blame on the leader and put no responsibility on the people who FOLLOW. (7:51) A Mind Pump Rant: Free Markets vs. Socialism. (13:34) Arizona Tea maker enters the cannabis market. How all the ‘big dogs’ are getting into the market. (22:17) Updates on Adam’s testosterone levels after Maximus using the Everly Well tests + when to test your hormones if a health/fitness enthusiast. (27:40) Is the significant other in the house when you have your ‘private time with yourself’? (32:02) Human breast milk may help babies tell time via circadian signals from mom. (37:43) How the guys use the Skinny Dipped almonds to curb the ‘sweet tooth’ with their kids and themselves. (40:03) Kraft Heinz stock hits all-time low + the guys remanence on their favorite ‘fast food’. (41:19) How Disney is a powerhouse and is showing no signs of slowing down. (46:35) #Quah question #1 – I want to lose body fat in my legs, primarily my thighs, where all my weight goes. Should I give squats a rest and focus on deadlifts? My ideal is strong, yet lean legs. My upper body and core respond well, but my lower half is always difficult to sculpt. (49:57) #Quah question #2 – What do you consider a rest day? Is it a day without weights, cardio or both? (58:41) #Quah question #3 – What is a non-negotiable for each of you when it comes to interpersonal relationships for platonic and romantic? (1:08:39) #Quah question #4 – How do you guys practice spirituality even though you may not be religious? (1:20:44) People Mentioned Joe Rogan (@joerogan)  Instagram Bernie Sanders (@SenSanders)  Twitter Related Links/Products Mentioned August Promotion: MAPS Prime/Prime Pro ½ off!! **Code “PRIME50” at checkout** The Loudest Voice nxivm documentary | HBO Mind Pump 1082: The Truth About Beachbody® Joe Rogan Experience #1330 - Bernie Sanders Arizona Tea maker enters the cannabis market Visit Everly Well for an exclusive offer for Mind Pump listeners! **Code “mindpump” at checkout** Human breast milk may help babies tell time via circadian signals from mom Visit Skinny Dipped for an exclusive offer for Mind Pump listeners!  **Code “mindpump” at checkout** Kraft Heinz likely to slide more after hitting an all-time low, traders warn Disney CEO Bob Iger says it’s a coincidence the Disney+ bundle costs the same as a Netflix subscription Eckhart Tolle - Amazon.com Mind Pump Free Resources
August 9, 2019
In this episode of Quah, sponsored by MAPS Fitness Products (www.mapsfitnessproducts.com), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about the best lifting cues to help clients (or self) use proper form, how to convince someone to build strength rather than prioritizing aesthetics, the changes experienced when becoming a dad and what Stay Authentic means to the Mind Pump team. Mind Pump Recommends the Jordan Harbinger Show with Moby. (5:38) Mind Pump reminiscences on video games of the past. (8:18) Why we must make being a great dad ‘cool’ again. (12:33) Statistics of millionaires in the United States: How our perceptions are usually off from reality. (25:10) How cordyceps improve endurance performance. (33:22) Vuori just dropped their Fall Collection! (35:06) How Sal could have bumped into Britney Spears + our obsession with celebrity. (36:03) Mind Pump Recommends “The Boys” on Amazon Prime Video. (41:19) Updates on Bill & Ted 3. (43:12) Why when you say something ‘unpopular’ it is better to double down and not retract. (44:25) The tide is already starting to change...22 percent of millennials say they have “no friends.” (45:34) #Quah question #1 – What have been some of the best cues you have found to work for the majority of your clients? (52:51) #Quah question #2 – What would the conversation look like for you guys if you were trying to convince a female client (with a decent amount of training experience) to focus on building strength through the squat, deadlift and bench press with a side effect of improving aesthetics rather than focusing way too much on looks? (1:05:30) #Quah question #3 – Justin and Sal, what are the biggest developments you saw as a person when you became a dad? Did you feel Adam was missing some of the characteristics you developed as a parent? Adam, after Maximus’ birth did you notice any immediate changes in yourself? (1:16:05) #Quah question #4 – What does ‘Stay Authentic’ mean to each of you? (1:33:28) People Mentioned Jordan Harbinger (@jordanharbinger)  Instagram Shanna Mota (@lilmota)  Instagram   Related Links/Products Mentioned August Promotion: MAPS Prime/Prime Pro ½ off!! **Code “PRIME50” at checkout** The Jordan Harbinger Show 196: Moby | What to Do When Success Makes You Miserable U.S. Has Record Number of Millionaires Rich Dad Poor Dad - Book by Robert Kiyosaki and Sharon Lechter Randomized double-blind placebo-controlled clinical trial and assessment of fermentation product of Cordyceps sinensis (Cs-4) in enhancing aerobic capacity and respiratory function of the healthy elderly volunteers Visit Four Sigmatic for an exclusive offer for Mind Pump listeners! **Code “mindpump” at checkout** Visit Vuori Clothing for an exclusive offer for Mind Pump listeners! BONUS: Joe Kudla of Vuori Clothing- Lulu who? Watch The Boys Season 1 | Prime Video - Amazon.com Keanu Reeves is unrecognisable in new Bill & Ted 3 photo Mario Lopez Apologizes for 'Ignorant and Insensitive' Comments About Parenting Transgender Kids 22 percent of millennials say they have “no friends” Mind Pump TV - YouTube Why Your Butt Won't Grow: 3 Exercises to Wake Up Your Sleepy Butt – Mind Pump TV How to do a PROPER Plank – Mind Pump TV Mind Pump Free Resources  
August 8, 2019
In this episode, Sal, Adam and Justin reveal the three things you must do if you are a "hardgainer" and are having difficulty putting on muscle. How the fitness industry shows NO LOVE for the hardgainer. (3:19) #1 – EAT MORE FOOD + The strategies you can implement TODAY to gain size the RIGHT way. (10:43) #2 – HAVE THE PROPER WORKOUT ROUTINE + The concept of leaving ‘two in the tank’. (19:27) #3 – PROPER SLEEP AS A TOOL TO GAIN MUSCLE. (39:55) The importance of tracking your ‘volume of training’ to avoid plateaus. (46:11) Why you MUST be consistent and NOT get discouraged by the scale. (51:32) Don’t get stuck in a particular rep range. (54:13) People Mentioned Stan "Rhino" Efferding (@stanefferding)  Instagram   Related Links/Products Mentioned August Promotion: MAPS Prime/Prime Pro ½ off!! **Code “PRIME50” at checkout** How to Determine if You are a Hardgainer – Mind Pump Blog Top 3 Mistakes Hardgainers Make When Trying to Build Muscle – Mind Pump Blog How To Eat If You Want To Pack On Muscle – Mind Pump Blog Skinny Guy 'hardgainer' Bundle | MAPS Fitness Products - Mind Pump Hardgainer Guide | Mind Pump Media The time course for elevated muscle protein synthesis following heavy resistance exercise. FLEX bodybuilding muscle magazine/MIKE MATARAZZO How Many Times Per Week Should You Train Each Muscle Group? - Mind Pump Blog Mind Pump Free Resources
August 7, 2019
In this episode of Quah, sponsored by Organifi (organifi.com/mindpump, code "mindpump" for 20% off), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about the pros and cons of a powerlifting type approach to training vs a bodybuilder type approach to training,  the pros and cons of ab machines, when and how often you should do a deload week, and whether sore or painful hip flexors are a sign of a mobility lapse or of overuse. How Sal used the full-spectrum hemp oil from NED to relax his body and mind after long days with the family at Disneyland/Universal Studios. (5:30) Updates on ‘Dad’ life with Adam. (18:40) California limits full-contact practices for youth football. How sports are physical and we cannot make everything safe. (26:21) Video games and activity with our youth: Connecting the dots for themselves when it comes to screen usage, eye strain, and sleep. (32:06) Tool is NOW on Spotify and Justin/Adam are excited about it! (38:07) Can our grandparent's past trauma be passed on to their children and grandchildren?? (42:56) #Quah questions #1 – What are the pros and cons to a powerlifting type approach to training to a bodybuilder type approach to training? (46:46) #Quah question #2 – What are the pros and cons of ab machines? Would they have any benefit due to the resistance you can add or no real benefit because they’re a machine that cannot fit everyone's body? (1:00:07) #Quah question #3 – What do you recommend for a deload week and how often should you do one? (1:04:53) #Quah question #4 – Are sore or painful hip flexors a sign of a mobility lapse or of overuse? What exercises would you recommend to ameliorate? (1:11:19) People Mentioned Dexter "The Blade" Jackson (@mrolympia08)  Instagram   Related Links/Products Mentioned August Promotion: MAPS Prime/Prime Pro ½ off!! **Code “PRIME50” at checkout** The Secrets Behind Disney's $2.2 Billion Theme Park Profits - Forbes Visit NED for an exclusive offer for Mind Pump listeners! Aquarium of the Bay | Explore, Engage, Experience | San Francisco California limits full-contact practices for youth football Visit Felix Gray for an exclusive offer for Mind Pump listeners! TOOL on Spotify How grandparents' experiences can affect our genes 3 Best Secrets - How To Make Your Butt Grow (AVOID MISTAKES!) | MIND PUMP How to Fix Anterior Pelvic Tilt (BECAUSE SIT HAPPENS!) | MIND PUMP Hip Flexor Deactivators- Do these first to maximize your Ab development Mind Pump TV - YouTube Mind Pump Free Resources
August 5, 2019
In this episode, Sal, Adam and Justin talk with Laurie King, blogger, nutrition coach and soon to be podcaster. The MASSIVE responsibility of being a parent, how your words become a child's inner voice, the coddling of the human mind & MORE. (3:48) What drove her into fitness? (13:37) How CrossFit was a natural replacement for her addictive personality. (16:00) Her journey coming off hormonal birth control and what came from it. (19:21) Her coaching style and why she may not be everyone’s cup of tea. (29:25) The importance of finding the RIGHT doctor for you. (35:00) What are some common signs that you may be doing too much? (37:49) Her take on supplementing with bioidentical hormones to make yourself feel better? (40:19) Practices she implements to reduce stress. (42:54) What percentage of her clientele does CrossFit? Why most of us aren’t doing what we SHOULD be doing. (46:44) How putting her body in a ‘dumpster bucket’ has made her a better coach. (53:27) The important conversation of naturally balancing your hormones vs. going the medical route to achieve your best quality of life. (1:00:40) Why women and men should NOT eat and train the same. (1:13:57) What are some strategies and techniques to modify ‘unhealthy’ behaviors? (1:22:30) The concept of acceptance. (1:30:57) How everything is interconnected and education always wins. (1:39:50) Understanding when to leave things in professional's hands: Test, don’t guess. (1:45:00) What is in the future for LCK? (1:52:09) Featured Guest/People Mentioned Laurie Christine King (LCK) (@lauriechristineking)  Instagram Paragon Training Methods | The pursuit of excellence Website Dr. Becky Campbell (@drbeckycampbell)  Instagram Dr. Shawn Tassone Dr. Jolene Brighten (@drjolenebrighten)  Instagram Medical Medium® (@medicalmedium)  Instagram Related Links/Products Mentioned August Promotion: MAPS Prime/Prime Pro ½ off!! **Code “PRIME50” at checkout** Mind Pump 1045: Dr. Jolene Brighten- Beyond the Pill The Badass Guide to Fat Loss, Gaining, & Maintaining Medical Medium: Secrets Behind Chronic and Mystery Illness and How to Finally Heal - Book by Anthony William
August 3, 2019
In this episode of Quah, sponsored by Organifi (organifi.com/mindpump, code "mindpump" for 20% off), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about eating late at night and weight gain, favorite lateral and rotational exercises, the importance of back extensions for developing a balanced core, and obesity as a disability.  Who out of the Mind Pump crew does the least number of dishes? The proper way to clean, put them away & MORE. (4:46) Why celebrities are the worst at virtue signaling. How over 114 private jets were scheduled to arrive at Google’s Summit on climate change! (14:45) Mind Pump’s Biggest Giveaway EVER!! Up to $2000 value! Visit their Instagram page Friday 8/2 for the details. (18:02) The value of Joovv red light therapy to help improve Infant jaundice, skin, hair loss & MORE.  (19:45) The maker of popular selfie app Facetune just landed $135 million at a unicorn valuation. (26:27) The next big thing in toy design for this new ‘Instagram’ era. (29:50) Over 1 in 4 delivery drivers confess to having tried your food, study claims. (34:40) Why these social media mastermind groups MUST STOP! Will this bubble ever burst or simply evolve and grow? (38:50) #Quah question #1 – Thoughts on eating late at night in terms of weight gain? Should you avoid eating after a certain time before you sleep? Especially if you work out in the morning? (46:23) #Quah question #2 – What are your favorite lateral and rotational exercises? What are the benefits? (53:43) #Quah question #3 – When developing the core, how much importance is attributed to doing back extensions? When I first joined a gym one trainer pointed out we should equally train back extensions with regular sit-ups to develop a balanced core. Also, what is the importance of proper breathing to developing the core? (1:03:45) #Quah question #4 – Thoughts on obesity as a disability article? (1:11:26) People Mentioned Jessica Rothenberg (@thetraininghour)  Instagram Gary Vay-Ner-Chuk (@garyvee)  Instagram   Related Links/Products Mentioned August Promotion: MAPS Prime/Prime Pro ½ off!! **Code “PRIME50” at checkout** A-listers flock to Google summit in private jets, mega yachts to talk climate change Visit ChiliPad for an exclusive offer for Mind Pump listeners! **Code “MPOOLER” at checkout** Visit Joovv for an exclusive offer for Mind Pump listeners! The maker of popular selfie app Facetune just landed $135 million at a unicorn valuation Superplastic Raises $10 Million to Turn Janky and Guggimon Into Animated Instagram Stars (EXCLUSIVE) Over 1 in 4 Delivery Drivers Confess to Having Tried Your Food, Study Claims Mind Pump TV - YouTube Strengthen Lateral Movement with a Lateral Sled Pull Add Windmills to Your Workout to Increase Your Deadlift Strength Build An Amazing Midsection with the Side Wood Chop Washington Supreme Court Says Obesity Is a Disability Mind Pump Free Resources
August 2, 2019
In this episode of Quah, sponsored by MAPS Fitness Products (www.mapsfitnessproducts.com), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about specializing in a specific type of training, the benefits and detriments of dropping weight each set, adding weight each set or using the same weight for all sets, how to "treat" kids with food, and steps for recovery after going too hard in a workout. Mind Pump Recommends the Jordan Harbinger Show Deep Dive: What to do when your purpose starts to suck. (4:43) Is there a market for ‘party’ drugs? (6:55) What supplements do the guys use on a consistent basis? (9:15) Why giving up meat won’t have much effect on the environment. The importance of looking at the WHOLE picture. (13:17) New research casts doubt on the safety of the world’s most popular artificial sweetener. (19:24) The binging of social media and would Government involvement be beneficial? (24:55) Why there will always be someone taking advantage of the system + the value of higher education. (28:40) Is mobility on the horizon for Sal?? (38:53) #Quah question #1 – Did any of you have a desire to specialize in a certain kind of training? And if so, how did your careers change when most people seem to want to lose weight and gain muscle? (49:50) #Quah question #2 – What are the benefits or detriments of dropping weight each set, adding weight each set or using the same weight for all sets? (59:16) #Quah question #3 – How do you guys approach treating your kids with food or do you do it at all? For example, going out for ice cream after a game or on a trip? How do you still communicate good food relationships and not risk developing poor habits? (1:04:44) #Quah question #4 – What are each of your steps for recovery after going too hard in a workout? (1:11:19) People Mentioned  Jordan Harbinger (@jordanharbinger)  Instagram Layne Norton, PhD (@biolayne)  Instagram Andy Galpin (@drandygalpin)  Instagram   Related Links/Products Mentioned August Promotion: MAPS Prime/Prime Pro ½ off!! **Code “PRIME50” at checkout** The Jordan Harbinger Show 205: Deep Dive | What to Do When Your Purpose Starts to Suck Visit Organifi for an exclusive offer for Mind Pump listeners! **Code “mindpump” at checkout** Why Giving Up Meat Won't Have Much of an Effect on Climate Change New research casts doubts on safety of world’s most popular artificial sweetener How Aspartame Became Legal Josh Hawley Wants to Ban YouTube's Autoplay Feature in the Name of Fighting Social Media Addiction Wealthy Parents in Illinois Have Transferred Kids’ Guardianship to Finesse Financial Aid Mind Pump 610: Dr. Andy Galpin Mind Pump Free Resources
August 1, 2019
In this episode, Sal, Adam and Justin discuss the debate among fitness experts regarding the importance of mobility and go over seven foundational movements that every human should be able to perform. Mind Pump here to blur the lines and separate the two camps: Strength side vs. Mobility side. (2:46) Why the human race would benefit from GOOD functioning patterns. (7:55) Why mobility work is so important in unlocking the skills to achieve foundational movements. (11:51) The 7 functional human movement patterns you SHOULD be able to do to MAXIMIZE your quality of life. (18:10) Why mobility is so effective? More important rather than just doing the basic exercises? (24:20) How your body is an adaptation machine: If you don’t practice a skill, you lose it! (30:10) How mobility is a balance between flexibility, strength, stability and recruitment patterns. (38:22) The benefits of full ranges of motion to build a better functioning body. (43:00) Why going extreme on either side is unhealthy and gets you nowhere. (44:50) Why the AVERAGE person can benefit from both sides of training. (50:28) People Mentioned Dr. Stefanie Cohen, DPT (@steficohen)  Instagram Dr. Jordan Shallow D.C (@the_muscle_doc)  Instagram Dr. Justin Brink (@premiere_spine_sport)  Instagram Eugene Teo (@coacheugeneteo)  Instagram Danny Matranga | CSCS | BSc. (@danny.matranga)  Instagram Jessica Rothenberg (@thetraininghour)  Instagram Mark Rippetoe (@CoachRippetoe)  Twitter Kelly Starrett (@mobilitywod)  Instagram   Related Links/Products Mentioned July Promotion: MAPS Anywhere ½ off!! **Code “ANYWHERE50” at checkout** August Promotion: MAPS Prime/Prime Pro ½ off!! **Code “PRIME50” at checkout** Mind Pump 1075: Dr. Stefanie Cohen – From Venezuelan National Soccer Team to 4X Bodyweight Deadlift & 22 World Records Squatty Potty The Original Bathroom Toilet Stool, 7" height, White Mind Pump Free Resources
July 31, 2019
In this episode of Quah, sponsored by Organifi (organifi.com/mindpump, code "mindpump" for 20% off), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about why people can leg press a much higher weight than they can barbell squat, whether poor food choices slow down the amount of muscle you build, how getting older affects progress in the gym, and whether there is any validity to “health at any size.” The GAME-CHANGING benefits of the ChiliPad ‘Ooler’. (4:49) How Justin enjoyed the ‘comedy’ of the Twilight series. (11:50) Recapping the Mind Pump Live event in Seattle, WA. (14:28) Anti-manspreading chair designer receives 'backlash'. How memes are today’s political cartoons. (23:18) Mind Pump Recommends ‘The Great Hack’ on Netflix. How people are NOT that hard to manipulate. (26:27) How the times have truly changed... Teen 'Fortnite' champion won more than Tiger Woods at the Masters. (38:47) What is good leadership all about? (42:44) Mind Pump sends their deepest condolences and prayers to all affected by the Gilroy Garlic Festival tragedy. (44:30) #Quah question #1 – Why can I leg press a much higher weight than they can barbell squat? (46:22) #Quah question #2 – Do poor food choices slow down the amount of muscle you build for the hard gainer? Or does it not really matter as long as you hit your surplus calories? (55:47) #Quah question #3 – If you are over 40 years old and train, you get better and stronger but are still getting older. How does getting older affect your progress in getting fitter? (1:05:17) #Quah question #4 – What are your thoughts on the whole body positive, fat acceptance movement? Do you believe it’s a step in the right direction for self-acceptance or is it normalizing eating disorders and obesity? Do you believe there is any validity to “health at any size”? (1:12:08) People Mentioned 4x Mr. Olympia Physique Champ (@jeremy_buendia)  Instagram Shawn Rhoden (@flexatronrhoden)  Instagram Jordan Peterson (@jordan.b.peterson)  Instagram   Related Links/Products Mentioned July Promotion: MAPS Anywhere ½ off!! **Code “ANYWHERE50” at checkout** Visit ChiliPad for an exclusive offer for Mind Pump listeners! **Code “MPOOLER” at checkout**  Philips Wake-Up Light Alarm Clock with Colored Sunrise Simulation and Sunset Fading Night Light, White (HF3520) Underworld (film series) - Wikipedia ZUM Fitness | Pursue Your Fitness Journey in Downtown Seattle Student creates chair to put an end to manspreading | Metro News The Great Hack | Netflix Official Site Fortnite gives away $3 million to its first-ever solo world champion, a 16-year-old from Pennsylvania Jordan Peterson’s guide to leadership Watch Fed Up | Prime Video - Amazon.com Mind Pump Free Resources
July 29, 2019
In this episode, Sal, Adam and Justin discuss how you can build an impressive body even if you don't have access to a gym, barbells or dumbbells. Busting the common myth that you can’t build a great physique without access to a lot of equipment. (1:49) How to scale exercises to keep you in those challenging rep ranges. (10:05) The importance of correctional movements to progress and prevent injuries. (14:43) The significance of the AMP sessions. (19:26) The difficulty of working out at home without equipment. (23:00) The KEY equipment needed for MAPS Anywhere + the importance of injury prevention. (24:50) The biggest barriers from keeping people from working out consistently. (29:42) The value of adding MAPS Anywhere to your current training routine. (33:40) Breaking down all aspects of MAPS Anywhere. (38:30) Don’t let the fact that you travel a lot or have limited access to a gym from preventing you from reaching your fitness goals. (42:15) What exercises SHOULD you include in your routine if working out from home or on the road? (43:30) Related Links/Products Mentioned July Promotion: MAPS Anywhere ½ off!! **Code “ANYWHERE50” at checkout** Which Is Better: Low Reps Or High Reps? - Mind Pump Rubberbanditz Resistance Band Set Mind Pump TV - YouTube Activate Your Glutes & Accelerate Butt Development with Butterfly Floor Bridges Correcting Upper Cross Syndrome to Improve Posture & Health-- Prone Cobra Mind Pump Free Resources
July 27, 2019
In this episode of Quah, sponsored by Organifi (organifi.com/mindpump, code "mindpump" for 20% off), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about the best substitutes for deadlifts and squats for someone with severe lower back problems, using a landmine press rather than an overhead press when dealing with shoulder issues, uneven activation of muscle groups, and if it is necessary to be in good shape before becoming a trainer. If you were wondering why there was a dip in energy at Mind Pump HQ, have no fear they are stocked back up of Organifi Pure. (3:32) Solo ‘cholo’: Justin shares his experiences while his family is out of town. (4:42) Kids being little shits. (12:43) How humans have evolved to be fat. (14:35)  Jeremy Buendia in HOT water. The important lesson of separating the person from what they do for a living. (15:24) How the conspiracies involving Jeffrey Epstein are coming to life! (24:22) Mind Pump Recommends ‘The Loudest Voice’ on Showtime. How politics are NASTY. (28:38) Mind Pump Live: Presented by Skinny Dipped continues on to Seattle. (32:12) The story behind how this man has survived eating only pizza for 25 years. How this highlights the aspects of human complexity. (34:10) Who’s excited for Super Size Me 2??!! (39:17) Sal tries Chick-fil-A for the first time! What’s the consensus? (41:41) #Quah question #1 – What are the best substitutes for deadlifts and squats for someone with severe lower back problems? (44:42) #Quah question #2 – What are your thoughts on using a landmine press rather than an overhead press when dealing with shoulder issues? (54:47) #Quah question #3 – How would you address an uneven activation of muscle groups? For example, my right lat is activating more fully than my left during some pulling exercises. How do you catch the weaker side up while avoiding perpetuating the issue? (1:02:23) #Quah question #4 – Do you think you have to be in good shape before you become a trainer? (1:08:55) People Mentioned Chris D'Elia (@chrisdelia)  Instagram Bryan Callen (@bryancallen)  Instagram 4x Mr. Olympia Physique Champ (@jeremy_buendia)  Instagram Jon Bones Jones (@jonnybones)  Instagram   Related Links/Products Mentioned July Promotion: MAPS Anywhere ½ off!! **Code “ANYWHERE50” at checkout** Visit Organifi for an exclusive offer for Mind Pump listeners! **Code “mindpump” at checkout** No phones allowed at Jack White’s concert — and it was wonderful What made humans 'the fat primate'? Jeremy Buendia Speaks Out Regarding Violence Allegations Morning Report: Dana White comments on Jon Jones’ latest legal troubles: ‘I’m numb to this sh*t now’ WATCH: Video Surfaces of Jeremy Buendia Getting Knocked Out at Bodybuilding Event Jeffrey Epstein found injured with marks on his neck in New York jail cell, sources say The Loudest Voice: New Limited Series Starring Russell ... - Showtime Check out Mind Pump Live to get tickets for their next live event! Visit Skinny Dipped for an exclusive offer for Mind Pump listeners!  **Code “mindpump” at checkout** This Man Has Survived on Pizza Alone for 25 Years - VICE Despite Morgan Spurlock’s Sexual Misconduct Confession, ‘Super Size Me 2’ Is Getting a Release Date Super Size Me 2 - Official Trailer Prime Bundle | MAPS Fitness Products - Mind Pump Correcting Upper Cross Syndrome to Improve Posture & Health-- Prone Cobra Squat Like a Pro!- 10 Primers to Improve Squat Form & Depth- Handcuffs with Rotation (Video 2 of 10) TRX Suspension Trainer T,Y,I Series Mind Pump TV - YouTube Mind Pump Free Resources
July 26, 2019
In this episode of Quah, sponsored by MAPS Fitness Products (www.mapsfitnessproducts.com), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about the importance of being in a parasympathetic state for maximal muscle building, whether the online training market is saturated, what causes the mental crash people get post competition, and the next Mind Pump Crew challenge . Mind Pump Recommends the Jordan Harbinger Show with Howie Mandel. (3:55) Adam has a case of the ‘dad brain’. (5:33) How Maximus has a better shoe collection than most. (6:44) Butcher Box’s CRAZY Summer “burger patties” promotion. Get it while it lasts! (9:45) Do you like orgasms? Why having persistent genital arousal disorder may have you thinking otherwise. (12:00) How will Snapchat monetize its Gen Z users? (16:16) Why there is no such thing as BAD publicity. Macy's pulls product after complaints of body shaming. (18:30) How many times can they re-brand and make Yoga cool?? Enter ‘Rage Yoga’. (22:25) What are the most valuable sports franchises? (27:42) A new way to shut down cancer cells' ability to consume glucose: study. Why fasting MAY be more effective than going ‘keto’. (32:48) Mind Pump’s thoughts on 5G. (38:53) #Quah question #1 – How important is it to be in a parasympathetic state during the day other than your workout for maximal muscle building? (44:00) #Quah question #2 – Is online training worth getting into at this time or is it saturated? (53:18) #Quah question #3 - What causes the mental crash people get post-competition? What are the ways to cope with it? (1:00:03) #Quah question #4 – Are you guys going to do another challenge with the Mind Pump Crew? (1:07:40) People Mentioned Jordan Harbinger (@jordanharbinger)  Instagram Mark Manson (@markmansonnet)  Instagram Related Links/Products Mentioned July Promotion: MAPS Anywhere ½ off!! **Code “ANYWHERE50” at checkout** Jordan Harbinger Show 210: Howie Mandel | A Conversation About Mental Health, Talent, and Perseverance Visit Butcher Box for this month’s exclusive Mind Pump offer! Women with persistent genital arousal disorder: 'People hear orgasm and they think it's a good thing' This is the No. 1 thing Snapchat has to overcome Macy's pulls product after complaints of body shaming - CNN Video ‘Rage Yoga’ lets you curse and drink beer to achieve inner peace Broga® Yoga The World's 50 Most Valuable Sports Teams 2019 - Forbes New way to shut down cancer cells' ability to consume glucose How 5G Networks Will Change America - Forbes Mind Pump 1050: Mark Manson- The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck Happiness Is a Practice, Not a Destination | Psychology Today Mind Pump Free Resources
July 25, 2019
In this episode, Sal, Adam and Justin address the controversy they stirred up on a recent Quah about Beachbody and go into greater depth about what they feel is the good, bad and ugly with respect to their programs.  Mind Pump ruffling feathers for the sake of integrity & transparency. (2:20) Why is Beachbody a household name? What are they doing RIGHT? (5:35) Beachbody = Processed Food of Health. (12:50) How the value of their workouts is based on YOUR experience level. (16:30) The raw truth review of Body Beast. (20:00) The raw truth review of P90X and Insanity. (23:25) How the average person places the value of their work out on the calories burned. (26:40) Why is multi-level marketing (MLM) so easy to pray on when it comes to the fitness space? (28:38) How Mind Pump is DIFFERENT from Beachbody when it comes to their marketing strategy. (34:50) The steps to achieve LONG TERM successful results. (36:21) Why Beachbody programs are NOTHING to be excited about. How Mind Pump WILL WIN. (44:21) People Mentioned Ben Pakulski (@bpakfitness)  Instagram Layne Norton, PhD (@biolayne)  Instagram Mike Matthews (@muscleforlifefitness)  Instagram Dr. Jordan Shallow D.C (@the_muscle_doc)  Instagram   Related Links/Products Mentioned July Promotion: MAPS Anywhere ½ off!! **Code “ANYWHERE50” at checkout** Mind Pump 1041: The Biggest Myths in Fitness, Beachbody Review, the Benefit of Squatting Below Parallel & MORE Beachbody.com: At Home Workouts - Expert Nutrition Plans – Healthy Living Herbalife Distributors Claim in $1B Suit Events Were a Sham 1st Phorm: Muscle Building Supplements Mind Pump Free Resources
July 24, 2019
In this episode of Quah, sponsored by Organifi (organifi.com/mindpump, code "mindpump" for 20% off), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about whether foam rolling actually helps or is a short-term solution, training and nutrition for combat sports such as boxing and MMA, whether people who want to lead other people must first develop themselves as a leader or learn to be a team player, and how they would train their co-hosts. The value of the OTHER cannabinoids of the cannabis planet + the reason why companies like NED are so beneficial. (5:03) Mind Pump Live event recap from Denver. (14:30) Vuori is CRUSHING! (23:25) Mind Pump Recommends Revolution Health Radio: A New Understanding of SIBO and IBS, with Mark Pimentel. (25:39) South Park, Crank Yankers, Jerky Boys and their importance to media. (29:57) Pampers gets into the ‘wearables’ market. (34:48) Updates on the life of Baby Maximus. (36:57) How companies are CASHING IN on the viral trends. (40:43) 'Avengers: Endgame' passes 'Avatar' to become the highest-grossing film ever + how Disney is taking over the world! (42:40) #Quah question #1 – Does foam rolling actually help or is it more of a short-term solution? How about the vibrating foam roller? (45:31) #Quah question #2 – How would you approach your training and nutrition for combat sports such as boxing or MMA? (57:09) #Quah question #3 – Should an individual who wants to lead other people first develop themselves as a leader or learn to be a team player first? (1:07:18) #Quah question #4 – If one of the other guys put you in complete charge of their programming for 12 weeks, how would that look? You get to pick their goals. (1:18:30) People Mentioned Emily Morse (@sexwithemily)  Instagram Chris Kresser M.S., L.Ac. (@chriskresser)  Instagram Zach Bush, MD (@zachbushmd)  Instagram Steph Greunke, MS, RD, PMH-C (@stephgreunke)  Instagram Dr. Justin Brink (@premiere_spine_sport)  Instagram Related Links/Products Mentioned July Promotion: MAPS Anywhere ½ off!! **Code “ANYWHERE50” at checkout** Visit NED for an exclusive offer for Mind Pump listeners!  The current state and future perspectives of cannabinoids in cancer biology The role of cannabinoids in adult neurogenesis Hotel Indigo by IHG | Boutique Hotels Worldwide - IHG.com Prime Bundle | MAPS Fitness Products - Mind Pump Check out Mind Pump Live to get tickets for their next live event! Visit Vuori Clothing for an exclusive offer for Mind Pump listeners! The best men's workout clothes in 2019 - Business Insider The best men's athleisure brands - Business Insider RHR: A New Understanding of SIBO and IBS, with Mark Pimentel South Park - Watch Full Episodes, Clips & More | South Park Studios Crank Yankers - Series | Comedy Central Official Site | CC.com The Jerky Boys Pampers gets into ‘wearables’ in the only way Pampers knows how Mind Pump 1060: Stephanie Greunke of the Whole Mamas Podcast ‘Avengers: Endgame’ Finally Conquers King Of The World James Cameron’s ‘Avatar’ To Become Highest-Grossing Film Of All Time Developing the Leader Within You - Book by John C. Maxwell Developing the Leaders Around You – Book by John C. Maxwell Mind Pump Free Resources
July 22, 2019
In this episode, Sal, Adam and Justin discuss the 21 Commandments of gym etiquette, what thou shall and shall not do to be a good gym citizen. Teaching proper gym etiquette: The 21 Gym Commandments everyone NEEDS to follow. (1:42) #1 – Bring a towel! (2:56) #2 – Wear deodorant. (6:44) #3 – Hand dryers are for hands ONLY! (9:37) #4 – The order you put your clothes on. (12:06) #5 – Put your weights away. (13:30) #6 – Don’t be that person who shaves in the jacuzzi. (19:47) #7 – Proper pool etiquette. (21:15) #8 –Don’t do karate between sets. (22:23) #9 – Taking up all the equipment for yourself. (24:40) #10 – Doing curls/rows directly in front of the dumbbell rack. (26:10) #11 – Don’t drop your weights. (28:18) #12 – Misusing the intent of the gym equipment. (31:12)  #13 – Please no texting or reading on the equipment. (34:00) #14 – Men stop wearing spandex. (35:21) #15 – When to let people ‘work in’. (35:57) #16 – Couples “working out” together. (39:27) #17 – Teaching trainers how to spot properly. (40:20) #18 – Please wear underwear if you are wearing short shorts. (41:50) #19 – The proper attire for women. (42:50) #20 – Please don’t ‘jerk off’ in the shower. (47:11) #21 –The shower is NOT the bathroom. (47:39) People Mentioned Dr. Ben Pollack (@phdeadlift)  Instagram Related Links/Products Mentioned July Promotion: MAPS Anywhere ½ off!! **Code “ANYWHERE50” at checkout** Big Tex Gym: Train Like You Mean It Bristol Stool Chart: Types of Poop - Shapes, Textures & Consistency Mind Pump Free Resources
July 20, 2019
In this episode of Quah, sponsored by Organifi (organifi.com/mindpump, code "mindpump" for 20% off), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about activating muscles by flexing them before compound lifts, the difference in stimuli, physically and cognitively, between open chain and closed chain exercises, if it is normal for joints to hurt after lifting, and Peloton and other streaming at-home workouts. How having kids tends to change your perspective on the relationship with your family, disciplining your kids & MORE. (3:52) Four Sigmatic Special Coffee Offer for Mind Pump listeners!! (15:50) The importance of adjusting intensity: How the USWNT used innovative period tracking to help player performance at the World Cup. (17:23) Conspiracy Theory Hour: US Government weaponized ticks and other insects, Lyme disease on Plum Island & MORE. (22:54) The guilty till proven innocent era we currently live in...' Mr. Olympia' Shawn Rhoden charged with rape, eligibility revoked. (29:58) Shame on us! Is the trending FaceApp a massive security risk??!! (33:07) Jeffrey Epstein and the utility of fake billions. (36:00) Competition is heating up in streaming land! Netflix numbers declining, the future of streaming platforms & MORE. (37:47) Things are getting out of control! ‘Manholes’ to become ‘Maintenance Holes’ in Berkeley, CA. (44:57) #Quah question #1 – Can you activate a muscle by flexing it before compound lifts? (46:33) #Quah question #2 – Can you expand on the difference in stimuli, physically and cognitively, between open chain and closed chain exercises? What are the pros and cons of each and should you stick to one or the other during a workout? (53:50) #Quah question #3 – It is normal for all my joints to hurt after I lift? I know there should be inflammation with my muscles and possibly my joints, but I feel it mainly in my joints the day after. Specifically, my knees and shoulders. Could it be due to years of running track as a teen? (1:02:15) #Quah question #4 – What are your thoughts on Peloton and other streaming at-home workouts? How long before VR compatible treadmills and rowers? (1:07:21) People Mentioned Jordan Peterson (@jordan.b.peterson)  Instagram Andy Galpin (@drandygalpin)  Instagram Shawn Rhoden (@flexatronrhoden)  Instagram Phil Heath (@philheath)  Instagram Kai Greene (@kaigreene)  Instagram   Related Links/Products Mentioned July Promotion: MAPS Anywhere ½ off!! **Code “ANYWHERE50” at checkout** Visit Four Sigmatic for an exclusive offer for Mind Pump listeners (Coffee Week Offer)! **Code “mindpump” at checkout** USWNT used innovative period tracking to help player performance at World Cup House Requiring Pentagon to Say Whether It Weaponized Ticks, Other Insects Lyme Disease on Plum Island: Fringe Conspiracy Theory or Government Cover-up? Operation Northwoods - The National Security Archive Stranger Things | Netflix Official Site 'Mr. Olympia' Shawn Rhoden Charged with Rape, Eligibility Revoked Jeffrey Epstein and the utility of fake billions FaceApp: Is The Russian Face-Aging App A Danger To Your Privacy? Here's Why Netflix Thinks Its Subscriptions Are Declining Manholes in Berkeley will now be called 'maintenance holes' Prime Bundle | MAPS Fitness Products - Mind Pump Peloton is reportedly a step closer to an IPO that could value it at more than $8 billion. Here's how this high-tech fitness company compares to SoulCycle. Mind Pump Free Resources
July 19, 2019
In this episode of Quah, sponsored by MAPS Fitness Products (www.mapsfitnessproducts.com), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about how to maintain single-digit body fat year-round without tanking metabolism and throwing hormones out of whack, exercises to include in a full-body workout with the landmine, the best way for a hard gainer to break plateaus and gain lean mass, and their lowest moments in the fitness industry. Mind Pump recommends The Jordan Harbinger Podcast with Matthew Schrier. (4:52) Sal gets the PERFECT gift for Adam with a bilingual twist... (6:18) It’s like opening a present! Justin shares the story of his emergency root canal surgery + the benefits of protein powders in a pinch from Organifi. (8:16) A substance found in spinach should be banned for athletes, according to new research. (16:26) Is nanotechnology the next big breakthrough to revolutionize medicine and human biology? (25:45) Justin and family see Great White Sharks in their own backyard + the most dangerous animals in nature. (29:48) In more terrifying news... A super fungus that kills nearly half its victims in 90 days has spread globally. (37:17) Nike making golf cool again. (39:05) How the FaceApp has infiltrated Mind Pump HQ + how old people date. (44:05) How Sal has convinced his dad to go the grass-fed meat route + the latest promotion from Butcher Box. (47:27) Is free will just an illusion?? Are we in control of our own destiny? (50:05) #Quah question #1 – Is it possible to naturally maintain single-digit body fat year-round without tanking your metabolism and throwing your hormones out of whack? (54:41) #Quah question #2 – The landmine seems to be a versatile piece of equipment. What exercises would you include to design a full-body workout with a landmine? (1:07:23) #Quah question #3 – What is the best way for a hard gainer to not only break plateaus but gain lean mass? (1:14:53) #Quah question #4 – We have heard of some of your highest moments as trainers and how you have impacted so many people. Could you share some of your lowest moments? Maybe one that almost had you walk away from the industry altogether? (1:22:07) People Mentioned Jordan Harbinger (@jordanharbinger)  Instagram Danny Matranga | CSCS | BSc. (@danny.matranga)  Instagram   Related Links/Products Mentioned July Promotion: MAPS Anywhere ½ off!! **Code “ANYWHERE50” at checkout** The Jordan Harbinger Podcast 217: Matthew Schrier | How to Survive in a Secret Syrian Terrorist Prison The Giving Tree - Book by Shel Silverstein Visit Organifi for an exclusive offer for Mind Pump listeners! **Code “mindpump” at checkout** Vegan Chocolate Chunk Protein Brownies Ecdysteroids: A novel class of anabolic agents? - NCBI Scientists Say Chemical Found in Spinach Is Basically a Steroid, Should Be Banned for Athletes Hippo Chases Boat: Show's Boaters Who's Boss | The Dodo  Precise design of nanomedicines: perspectives for cancer treatment Super fungus that kills nearly half its victims in 90 days has spread globally How Nike Is Using Streetwear to Make Golf Appeal to a New Audience Just Getting Started (2017) - IMDb Visit Butcher Box for this month’s exclusive Mind Pump offer! Neuroscientists Can Predict Decisions 11 Seconds Before We Make Them The Upper Body Landmine Workout You NEED To Try! The BEST Leg Day Workout You’re NOT Doing (TRY THIS!!) How To T-Bar Row The Right Way! (BACK BUILDER!) Mind Pump TV - YouTube MAPS Fitness Performance | Muscle Adaptation Programming System Visit PRx Performance for an exclusive offer for Mind Pump listeners! **Code “mindpump” at checkout** MAPS Fitness Anabolic | Muscle Adaptation ... - Mind Pump Mind Pump Free Resources
July 18, 2019
In this episode, Sal, Adam and Justin expose seven lies the fitness industry continues to tell women. How there are certain things that should DIE in the fitness industry: The 7 deadly fitness lies that are sold to women. (2:27) Lie #1 – That heavy weights build ‘bulky’ bodies and light weights/high reps build ‘toned’ bodies. (5:30) Lie #2 – That women SHOULDN’T eat or bulk in a calorie surplus. (16:00) Lie #3 – That women NEED to train differently than men. (20:34) Lie #4 – How these fitness classes PROMISE to change the shape of your muscle in a certain way. (30:26) Lie # 5 – That doing heavy deadlifts/squats will give women a BIG waist. (38:58) Lie # 6 – That women need to GET OVER the scale and their size. (44:00) Lie # 7 – How supplements are marketed to women. (47:50) Related Links/Products Mentioned July Promotion: MAPS Anywhere ½ off!! **Code “ANYWHERE50” at checkout** How To Eat If You Want To Pack On Muscle - Mind Pump Why CARDIO SUCKS for FAT LOSS?? (QUAH #14) | MIND PUMP 6 Best Band Exercises (ULTIMATE FULL BODY WORKOUT) | Mind Pump The Relationship Between Waist-Hip Ratio and Fertility Mind Pump Free Resources
July 17, 2019
In this episode of Quah, sponsored by Organifi (organifi.com/mindpump, code "mindpump" for 20% off), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about whether to add activity or decrease calories to preserve the most muscle when in a deficit, the benefits or hype surrounding essential amino acid supplements, how to combat the feeling of hypocrisy when enjoying food or drinks that aren’t normally in the routine, and how to add value to a potential client. The Bottle Cap Challenge craze! What is the best one so far? (6:21) The messed-up things kids do to one another. (10:57) Drumroll, please!! The winner of the PRx Performance Giveaway is... (15:14) Sal FINALLY gets his ChiliPad + Adam shares his tips for optimal use. (17:42) Recapping the latest Mind Pump Live event in San Francisco. (21:56) Adam’s ‘baby hacks’ for new parents + being practical when it comes to gifts.  (31:23) Is ‘digital clothing’ the next wave in the future of fashion? (45:00) A sign of the end of times... KFC introduces its Chicken ‘Cheetos’ Sandwich. (47:04) #Quah question #1 – All other factors considered equal, is it better to add an activity or decrease calories to preserve the most muscle when in a deficit? (49:02) #Quah question #2 – You guys have talked a lot about BCAA’s and how they are not useful for most people, but what are your thoughts on EAA’s (essential amino acid) supplements? Any benefit or just another bullshit product? (56:25) #Quah question #3 - How do you combat the feeling of hypocrisy when enjoying food or drinks that aren’t normally in the routine? I like to stay dialed in, but also allow myself some freedom and sometimes I feel guilty for overindulging. (1:03:50) #Quah question #4 - How did you add value to a potential client, by taking them through the prime test or explaining the plan? (1:16:25) People Mentioned Will Smith (@willsmith)  Instagram Related Links/Products Mentioned July Promotion: MAPS Anywhere ½ off!! **Code “ANYWHERE50” at checkout** Visit PRx Performance for an exclusive offer for Mind Pump listeners! **Code “mindpump” at checkout** Visit ChiliPad for an exclusive offer for Mind Pump listeners! **Code “MPOOLER” at checkout** Check out Mind Pump Live to get tickets for their next live event! My Brest Friend Original Nursing Posture Pillow, Light Blue Sunburst Haakaa Silicone Breastfeeding Manual Breast Pump Milk Pump 100% Food Grade Silicone BPA PVC and Phthalate Free DockATot Deluxe+ Dock (Pristine White) - The All in One Baby Lounger - Perfect for Co Sleeping - Suitable from 0-8 Months (Pristine White) Virtual Fashion: The Digitally Generated Clothes Appearing On Your IG Influencer Feeds KFC’s Latest Junk Food Monster Is a Bright Orange Cheetos Chicken Sandwich MAPS Fitness Prime | Muscle Adaptation Programming System How to Become a Successful Personal Trainer - Mind Pump Mind Pump Free Resources
July 15, 2019
Dr. Stefanie Cohen Her humble beginnings and how she came to the US. (3:33) How in some degree we are forced to rise to the occasion: Her journey to what she is currently doing. (6:27) When did the switch from soccer to powerlifting happen? (10:30) Did she find her body responded very quickly early on? How strength is a LONG-TERM adaptation. (14:09) When did she decide to compete in powerlifting? (19:13) Was her goal to be the first female to pull 500 lbs.? What did it take to get there and what bumps in the road did she experience? (25:04) The general steps you can do to alleviate pain TODAY. (32:50) Did she change her approach to her workouts after her back injury? (39:04) The differences between flexibility and mobility. (41:55) How should someone PRIME their body before a physical event? (45:05) What does her priming session look like? (47:21) The value of unilateral movements to powerlifters. (48:05) The benefits of unconventional training to powerlifting. (50:48) What information annoys her the most about the strength/fitness camps? (53:39) The story of ‘6 blind men who have never encountered an elephant’ and how people are so fast to draw absolute truths based on one single subjective experience. (56:10) What are her strength goals moving forward? (57:28) Featured Guest/People Mentioned Dr. Stefanie Cohen, DPT (@steficohen)  Instagram Website Noah Ohlsen (@nohlsen)  Instagram Professor Stuart McGill (@backfitpro)  Instagram Greg Lehman (@GregLehman)  Twitter Layne Norton, PhD (@biolayne)  Instagram Dr. Jordan Shallow D.C (@the_muscle_doc)  Instagram Related Links/Products Mentioned July Promotion: MAPS Anywhere ½ off!! **Code “ANYWHERE50” at checkout** Stefanie Cohen breaks two all-time world records in raw powerlifting history Stuart McGill - Amazon.com Pain Science Workbooks — Greg Lehman Mind Pump Ep 955: John Brenkus- 6x Emmy-Award Winning Creator, Host, & Producer of Sport Science Blind Men and the Elephant - Philosophy
July 13, 2019
In this episode of Quah, sponsored by Organifi (organifi.com/mindpump, code "mindpump" for 20% off), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about how put maximum load on the muscles and minimum load on the joints when exercising, the difference between mobility and priming movements, the benefits of the Turkish Get-Up, and the next big health fad. Mind Pump recommends The Jordan Harbinger Show podcast episode 222 with Matt McCarthy. (4:10) Sal’s ‘cold-busting’ formula to keep you from getting sick. (6:43) How have Adam’s dogs adjusted to baby Maximus? (11:07) Scientists: We'll grow babies in artificial wombs “In a decade.” Why this highlights human's arrogance. (19:38) Why there is so much stuff we just don’t know. Skeleton plundered from a Mexican cave was one of the Americas’ oldest. (27:40) Mind Pump recommends Rocketman: The epic story of Elton John. (31:36) Study links daily sips of soda or juice to cancer risk. How context matters in the grand scheme of health. (35:38) Are testosterone-boosting supplements effective? Not likely, according to new research. (40:40) #Quah question #1 – How do you put maximum load on the muscles and minimum load on the joints when exercising? Resistance training for example. (46:02) #Quah question #2 - Mobility and priming movements seem pretty similar. What are the differences between them if any? (56:05) #Quah question #3 – What are the benefits of the Turkish Get-Up and where can they be plugged into a program? (1:04:33) #Quah question #4 – What is the next big health fad that you predict? (1:14:57) People Mentioned Jordan Harbinger (@jordanharbinger)  Instagram Ben Pakulski (@bpakfitness)  Instagram Dr. Jordan Shallow D.C (@the_muscle_doc)  Instagram Related Links/Products Mentioned July Promotion: MAPS Anywhere ½ off!! **Code “ANYWHERE50” at checkout** The Jordan Harbinger Show 222: Matt McCarthy | The Race to Stop a Superbug Epidemic Visit Organifi for an exclusive offer for Mind Pump listeners! **Code “mindpump” at checkout** Breaking the Pit Bull Stigma: A History of the "Nanny Dog" | PetHelpful Scientists: We’ll Grow Babies in Artificial Wombs “In a Decade” One of the oldest skeletons ever seen in the Americas was found in a flooded cave — and it could reshape our understanding of human history Rocketman (2019) - Rotten Tomatoes A small glass of juice or soda a day is linked to increased risk of cancer, study finds ‘Testosterone Boosting’ Supplements Composition and Claims Are not Supported by the Academic Literature MAPS Fitness Prime | Muscle Adaptation Programming System How To Do A Turkish Get-Up – Mind Pump TV 3 Turkish Get-Up Variations - Tutorial with Kettlebell Master of Sport Mind Pump Free Resources
July 12, 2019
In this episode of Quah, sponsored by MAPS Fitness Products (www.mapsfitnessproducts.com), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about how to measure intensity in order to increase it, how to spot a good trainer, the advantages and disadvantages of different macro ratios, and the importance of building an online business to go alongside in-person training. Updates on fatherhood for Adam: The feeling of guilt, consumption of shows & MORE. (5:13) Mind Pump recommends Stranger Things on Netflix: Nostalgia at its finest. (10:15) Mind Pump Live updates for San Francisco & beyond: Dosist is back, Vuori the ‘Nordstrom’ of return policies, Justin/Skinny Dipped & MORE. (14:15) Robert Oberst’s take on deadlifts, does Mind Pump concur? (20:55) Tom Brady continues to marvel ‘father time’ at the age of 42. Is he considered the GOAT? (26:52) Study finds annual salary needed to afford a house in 50 largest U.S. cities. Where does Mind Pump HQ (San Jose, CA) stand? (36:35) The revolution is coming! Weightlifting better at reducing heart fat than aerobic exercise: study finds. (42:40) #Quah question #1 – What exactly is your definition of intensity? It’s one of the ‘it’ factors you mention along with reps, weight, and sets to help break through a plateau. But how would you measure your intensity in order to increase it? (48:05) #Quah question #2 – In a lot of your past podcast episodes, I have heard a lot about how to spot a bad or inexperienced trainer. For example, trainers just trying to exhaust clients and that is what I mostly see in gyms. How do you spot a good trainer? If you don’t see any in your own gym, how can you go about finding one? (58:17) #Quah question #3 – Assuming someone is getting adequate protein and fat, what are the advantages or disadvantages of different macro ratios? When would you recommend high carb or high fat? Does it matter for the average person? (1:11:00) #Quah question #4 – I am a new trainer and already employed at a gym that is chalked full of leads, but I’m wondering if I should also develop my social media to advertise myself? How important do you think it is to build an online business to go alongside in-person training? Do you think it will lead to being a more successful trainer long-term? (1:25:35) People Mentioned Robert Oberst (@robertoberst)  Instagram Jamal Liggin (@jamalliggin)  Instagram Jessica Rothenberg (@thetraininghour)  Instagram   Related Links/Products Mentioned July Promotion: MAPS Anywhere ½ off!! **Code “ANYWHERE50” at checkout** Check out Mind Pump Live to get tickets for their next live event! Visit Skinny Dipped for an exclusive offer for Mind Pump listeners!  **Code “mindpump” at checkout** Visit Vuori Clothing for the exclusive offer for Mind Pump listeners! Stranger Things | Netflix Official Site Strongman Robert Oberst Says You Shouldn't Do Deadlifts | Joe Rogan The Strongest Man in History Full Episodes, Video ... - History.com 41-Year-Old Tom Brady Just Shattered 22-Year-Old Tom Brady’s 40-Yard Time From The Combine (VIDEO) Mind Pump Ep. 1040: Jamal Liggin Study finds annual salary needed to afford a house in 50 largest U.S. cities Weightlifting better at reducing heart fat than aerobic exercise NOVA: Prediction by the Numbers | Netflix Mind Pump TV - YouTube Mind Pump Free Resources
July 11, 2019
In this episode, Sal, Adam & Justin go into depth about protein, what it is, what it does, how to use it and the potential negatives of eating too much. The ‘magical’ macronutrient that is protein: What it is, what is it doing for our bodies, the controversies surrounding it & MORE. (3:00) The BEST sources of protein. (15:55) How to rate the QUALITY of the protein you are consuming. (22:07) What is the OPTIMAL amount of protein for muscle building and performance? (26:55) The myths around protein: Why you may be gaining excess fat, whey vs. Casein, maximizing protein synthesis, anabolic window & MORE. (40:20) People Mentioned Andy Galpin (@drandygalpin)  Instagram Layne Norton, PhD (@biolayne)  Instagram Jordan Peterson (@jordan.b.peterson)  Instagram Dr. Michael Ruscio (@drruscio)  Instagram   Related Links/Products Mentioned July Promotion: MAPS Anywhere ½ off!! **Code “ANYWHERE50” at checkout** Protein – Which is Best? - NCBI The Myth of Optimal Protein Intake How much protein can the body use in a single meal for muscle-building? Implications for daily protein distribution US adults do not consume enough protein, study warns How Protein Works - Part 6: How Much Protein Do I Need? Mind Pump Ep. 775: Dr. Michael Ruscio- Healthy Gut, Healthy You Branched-Chain Amino Acids as New Biomarkers of Major Depression - A Novel Neurobiology of Mood Disorder Mind Pump Free Resources
July 10, 2019
In this episode of Quah, sponsored by Organifi (organifi.com/mindpump, code "mindpump" for 20% off), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about ways to prevent metabolic adaptations while keeping endurance and stamina levels up, alternative exercises for someone who doesn’t have access to a rack or barbell and can’t complete compound lifts like squats, deadlifts, and bench press, how training is different as a teenager, and tips for merging the fitness and wellness industries. Official Announcement: Maximus is here!! Adam details and shares the full story! The value of the Doula, how they used CBD, the emotion involved & MORE. {4:17) #Quah question #1 – You talk about metabolic adaptations to cardiovascular exercise such as running on the treadmill, etc. But are there ways to prevent that from happening while keeping endurance and stamina levels up? If so, how? (47:08) #Quah question #2 – What alternative exercises would you suggest for someone who doesn’t have access to a rack or barbell and can’t complete compound lifts like squats, deadlifts, and bench press? (55:03) #Quah question #3 – How is training different as a teenager? (1:04:00) #Quah question #4 – What are your biggest tips for merging the fitness and wellness industries? It seems so many people are too far one way or the other. What basic concepts do you feel encompass both in a realistic way? (1:18:30) People Mentioned Steph Greunke, MS, RD, PMH-C (@stephgreunke)  Instagram Arnold (@Schwarzenegger)  Twitter Ben Pakulski (@bpakfitness)  Instagram Related Links/Products Mentioned July Promotion: MAPS Anywhere ½ off!! **Code “ANYWHERE50” at checkout** Visit NED for the exclusive offer for Mind Pump listeners! Visit Butcher Box for this month’s exclusive Mind Pump offer! Mind Pump Ep. 1060: Stephanie Greunke of the Whole Mamas Podcast MAPS Fitness HIIT | Muscle Adaptation Programming System Mind Pump TV - YouTube The New Encyclopedia of Modern Bodybuilding : The Bible of Bodybuilding, Fully Updated and Revised Mind Pump Free Resources
July 8, 2019
In this episode, Sal, Adam & Justin speak with Dr. Scott Stevenson, competitive bodybuilder, PhD in applied exercise physiologist, college professor and author of Be Your Own Bodybuilding Coach. Scott provides an interesting and insightful perspective on blending eastern and western philosophy and the science of building muscle.   How does training in herbs and acupuncture translate to muscle building? (2:21) What drove him to enter into the field of Eastern Medicine? (5:28) Did he experience any ‘ah-ha’ moments in his training in Chinese medicine? (11:25) Was he able to take his knowledge of Chinese Medicine to help even the extreme bodybuilders? (14:00) Does ‘bro-training’ have any validity? (18:50) How in bro science the biggest guys are usually the strongest guys. (26:45) The phenomenon of muscle wisdom. (31:25) 3903  What does the current research say about muscle hyperplasia? (43:04) Can people do cycles of anabolics and go off, but essentially be better off than they were before in terms of muscle size? (46:15) The science behind ‘trigger sessions’ to build muscle. (49:00) What are the most common things that he has to change in a competitor? (54:17) Do free weights tend to build more muscle? If so, why? (57:24) Is there a hierarchy in advanced training techniques? (1:03:34) What are some techniques that he uses on his athletes to allow their central nervous system (CNS) to be able to take on more? (1:11:35) Has he had any experience with an all-day workout? (1:15:50) For someone who has been working out for years, go on their first anabolic steroid cycle, should they change their training? If they do, what should they change? (1:22:40) Do receptors down regulate with too many steroid cycles? (1:26:24) Featured Guest/People Mentioned Scott Stevenson (@fortitude_training)  Instagram Website Podcast  Jordan Peters (@trainedbyjp)  Instagram John Meadows (@mountaindog1)  Instagram Ronnie Coleman (@ronniecoleman8)  Instagram Randy Couture (@xcnatch)  Instagram Jose Antonio PhD (@JoseAntonioPhD)  Twitter Mr Olympia Jay Cutler (@jaycutler)  Instagram Ben Pakulski (@bpakfitness)  Instagram Dorian Yates (@thedorianyates)  Instagram Brad Schoenfeld, PhD (@bradschoenfeldphd)  Instagram Related Links/Products Mentioned July Promotion: MAPS Anywhere ½ off!! **Code “ANYWHERE50 at checkout** Be Your Own Bodybuilding Coach: A Reference Guide For Year-Round Bodybuilding Success – Book by Scott Stevenson Applying Bodybuilding Science to Create a Genetic Freak Anthropometric and Physical Qualities of Elite Male Youth Rugby League Players Encyclopedia of modern bodybuilding - Book by Arnold Schwarzenegger Skeletal Muscle Fiber Hyperplasia | The ISSN Scoop Build Mass With Squats - Squats and Milk Training Program Rustproofing the Iron Warrior Integrative Bodybuilding: Are You Training Enough to Build Muscle? Paul Carter | All Articles | T Nation Resistance Training Volume Enhances Muscle Hypertrophy but Not Strength in Trained Men.
July 6, 2019
In this episode of Quah, sponsored by Organifi (organifi.com/mindpump, code "mindpump" for 20% off), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about whether resistance bands are useful as a workout tool or just an Instagram sales gimmick, progressing without wrist wraps or a belt, how hard it is to lose muscle, and combating forward shoulder.  Justin has a nice ‘rack’ + the CRAZY giveaway from PRx Performance. (5:35) The conspiracy surrounding why the media is pushing BIG for people to eat plant-based. (10:04) The ‘racist’ Nikes. Another conspiracy theory or a marketing ploy? (14:05) Why we DON’T always know peoples programming. The guys respond to the squat form of NFL Superstar Myles Garrett. (19:30) What are the BEST ways to use the Organifi Green Juice? (25:10) Justin’s rant on Aquaman. (30:00) Mind Pump recommends Inside North Korea on National Geographic + The Loudest Voice on Showtime. (31:19) There goes the neighborhood! A preservative in processed foods linked to a spike in autism: study. (36:45) Protein rice is continuing to sweep MP nation using Kettle & Fire + the benefits on their subscription service. (39:35) #Quah question #1 – Are resistance bands actually useful as a workout tool or just an Instagram sales gimmick? (43:12) #Quah question #2 – I have stopped using wrist wraps and a belt while deadlifting and I can’t lift nearly as much. Will I still make gains at this new lower weight? What can I do to keep progressing at the lower weight? (51:26) #Quah question #3 - How hard it is to actually lose muscle? (58:05) #Quah question #4 – I am almost two months post-partum and have terrible forward shoulder from breastfeeding to babywearing. Nearly all my activities are only making my posture worse. What can I do to combat this? (1:05:20) People Mentioned Myles Garrett (@flash_garrett)  Instagram Paul J. Fabritz (@pjfperformance)  Instagram Ben Pakulski (@bpakfitness)  Instagram   Related Links/Products Mentioned July Promotion: MAPS Anywhere ½ off! **Code “ANYWHERE50” at checkout** Visit PRx Performance for an exclusive offer for Mind Pump listeners! **Code “mindpump” at checkout** Visit Organifi for the exclusive offer for Mind Pump listeners! **Code “mindpump” at checkout** Nike Axes Independence Day-Themed Air Max 1 After Colin Kaepernick Comments Mind Pump Ep 900: NBA Superstar Sports Performance Coach Paul Fabritz VIDEO: Myles Garrett Puts on a Show in Latest Ridiculous Workout Watch Inside North Korea on National Geographic The Loudest Voice: New Limited Series Starring Russell Crowe - Showtime Spike In Autism May Be Linked To Preservative In Processed Foods, Study Suggests Visit Kettle & Fire for the special offer for Mind Pump listeners! Rubberbanditz Resistance Band Set How to Fix Rounded Shoulders (GONE IN 4 STEPS!) | MIND PUMP Mind Pump Free Resources
July 5, 2019
In this episode of Quah, sponsored by MAPS Fitness Products (www.mapsfitnessproducts.com), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about working out on vacation, posture correcting devices, considerations and exercises for training those with herniated discs, and whether an exercise pill has some value to society and health. Adam is now the “BALD” eagle: Why, how he got to this point, the benefits of red-light therapy & MORE. (5:07) Have dogs' eyes evolved to appeal to humans? (19:14) How the things you learn as a baby/child can become hardwired. (25:21) The anti-cancer properties of medicinal mushrooms. (30:31) Can the active ingredient in Pepto Bismol help treat your leaky gut? (35:54) Adam shares his experiences taking ‘baby’ classes with Catrina. The pros and cons of Western Medicine. (40:25) The Mind Pump GIF’s have gone VIRAL!! (49:45) #Quah question #1 – How do you guys work out on vacation? Also, if you are in the middle of a MAPS program should you pick up where you left off or start over? (55:00) #Quah question #2 – What are your thoughts on posture correcting or coaching devices? I have been seeing more and more ads for different types recently. (1:04:57) #Quah question #3 – What specific considerations or exercises are there for training those with herniated discs? (1:11:57) #Quah question #4 – In an episode of the Freakonomics podcast called “The Zero Minute Workout,” there are arguments for against the development of an exercise pill. While you have argued that real exercise is the best, studies show the majority of people will not exercise no matter how much you educate them. In this case, do you agree that an exercise pill is valuable to society and health? (1:19:50) People Mentioned ANDREW DEITSCH ® (@andrew_deitsch)  Instagram Dr. Joseph Mercola (@drmercola)  Instagram Dr. Michael Ruscio (@drruscio)  Instagram   Related Links/Products Mentioned July Promotion: MAPS Anywhere ½ off!! **Code “ANYWHERE50” at checkout** Visit Joovv for an exclusive offer for Mind Pump listeners! Visit Four Sigmatic for an exclusive offer for Mind Pump listeners! **Code “mindpump” at checkout** Visit Everly Well for an exclusive offer for Mind Pump listeners! **Code “mindpump” at checkout** EYES AHEAD MEDIA Dogs' eyes evolve to appeal to humans Medicinal mushrooms as an attractive new source of natural compounds for future cancer therapy Antimicrobial activity of bismuth subsalicylate on Clostridium difficile, Escherichia coli O157:H7, norovirus, and other common enteric pathogens Healthy Gut, Healthy You: The Personalized Plan to Transform Your Health from the Inside Out – Book by Dr. Michael Ruscio Mind Pump Ep. 1060: Stephanie Greunke of the Whole Mamas Podcast Mind Pump TV - YouTube The Zero-Minute Workout (Ep. 383) Mind Pump Free Resources
July 4, 2019
In this episode, Sal, Adam and Justin pull back the curtain on the fitness industry and reveal five of the biggest lies in fitness promoted by social media influencers, bodybuilders and supplement companies. The cultural phenomena of old media. (2:13) The Biggest Myths and Lies in Fitness. (5:05) #1 – The romantic notion of ‘beast mode’. (7:01) #2 – How all exercises are NOT created equal. (27:20) #3 – The meal frequency myth. (39:20) #4 – How we have been OVERSOLD on the health benefits of supplements. (50:30) #5 – Because someone looks the part, they have the knowledge and wisdom. (1:01:00) Related Links/Products Mentioned July Promotion: MAPS Anywhere ½ off!! **Code “ANYWHERE50” at checkout** Overtraining Is KILLING Your Gains! (How Much Is Too Much?) | Mind Pump TV How Often Should I Go to the Gym? Exercises That You Probably Aren’t Doing That You Should Be Doing For Maximum Muscle Gain International Society of Sports Nutrition position stand: meal frequency The Meal Frequency Myth Bulking, Meal Timing, and Gains!! (QUAH # 1) | MIND PUMP 'Take portion sizes back to the 1950s to beat obesity,' say scientists who warn servings have ballooned Not All Protein Is Created Equal (PROTEIN POWDER GUIDE) Are Any Supplements Worth The Cost? Mind Pump Free Resources
July 3, 2019
In this episode of Quah, sponsored by Organifi (organifi.com/mindpump, code "mindpump" for 20% off), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about the workouts or exercises that are appropriate for weight vests, how to prep for a night of drinking alcohol, the chance of having a broken metabolism, and if priming can limit muscle growth. Adam recommends City on the Hill on Prime video. Meme-worthy actors of the past and current generations, actors that are known as assholes & MORE. (5:57) MIIR makes cool stuff. (10:52) Justin shares his experience at Star Wars Galaxy Edge at Disneyland/Palm Desert. (13:08) Felix Gray does prescription glasses too! (21:02) Sal and Jessica back from Montana/Colorado: Their experience at the gun range, Yellowstone National Park, wedding in Vail & MORE. (22:50) Adam’s ‘Baby Wedding’ recap. What will he do to keep his kid from being spoiled? (30:00) Larry Wheels tears bicep due to strongman training. The thin line between top performance and injury. (37:40) The history of ‘bloodletting’ and are there any health benefits? (44:09) Mind Pump speculates on the fallout from the upcoming documentary “The Game Changers.” (48:42) Mind Pump recommends Alone on the History Channel. (52:12) #Quah question #1 – What are your thoughts on weight vests? What workouts or exercises are they appropriate for? (54:59) #Quah question #2 – How do you prep for a night of drinking alcohol? What’s the best way to recover and continue with progress? (1:03:45) #Quah question #3 – In reality, what is the chance of having a broken metabolism? (1:13:49) #Quah question #4 – You talk a lot about the body’s adaptability to food, exercise, etc. Does this same adaptability apply to priming? Does getting in the same priming routine, for certain exercises, limit the muscle signal? (1:22:36) People Mentioned Jessica Rothenberg (@thetraininghour)  Instagram Larry (@larrywheels)  Instagram The Game Changers (@gamechangersmovie)  Instagram Andy Galpin (@drandygalpin)  Instagram   Related Links/Products Mentioned July Promotion: MAPS Anywhere ½ off! **Code “ANYWHERE50” at checkout** MIIR Kickstarter Visit Felix Gray for an exclusive offer for Mind Pump listeners! Check out Mind Pump Live to get tickets for their next live event! Watch City on a Hill Season 1 | Prime Video - Amazon.com Gay Mart | Visit Palm Springs, CA Larry Wheels Tears Bicep Due To Strongman Training - Generation Iron The history of bloodletting | British Columbia Medical Journal Arnold Schwarzenegger 'Terminates' Myths About Protein In Upcoming Vegan Documentary Alone Full Episodes, Video & More | HISTORY How To Drink Alcohol The Healthy Way (MAX LUGAVERE) - MPTv Prime Bundle | MAPS Fitness Products - Mind Pump Mind Pump Free Resources
July 1, 2019
In this episode, Sal, Adam and Justin speak with Jordan Syatt. Jordan has a very solid fitness background, training at the renowned Westside Barbell and then spending several years traveling the world with advertising and marketing guru Gary Vaynerchuk, aka Gary Vee, as his personal trainer. Working daily with Gary allowed him to glean a wealth of knowledge on how to build a successful online business, what to do as well as what NOT to do. In this episode Jordan shares what he has learned over the years as a trainer and a marketer. Whether you are looking to build a business or not, Jordan is an engaging storyteller and shares wisdom for all. Jordan can also be found on Mind Pump TV (YouTube) in a series he shot at Mind Pump Studios. How from an early age, Jordan lived and breathed fitness. (2:36) What carryover did he see from his kettlebell training to his other fitness training? (5:04) The evolution is his fitness training: From kettlebells, barbells to powerlifting at Westside Barbell. (8:17) How can you know what the body does, if you don’t know what the body is? (17:52) The ‘net positive’ of social media for trainers. (21:48) The ‘religion mindset’ people have toward their fitness and nutrition. (23:11) The curse of knowledge. (25:38) The story of how he met and ultimately worked with Gary Vaynerchuk. (28:56) The biggest misconceptions surrounding online training and making money. (32:35) The downstream effects of ‘forward head/shoulder’ syndrome. (33:58) How he closed Gary V: The importance of communication and understanding what your client ACTUALLY needs. (38:15) What are the biggest lessons he has learned from working with Gary? (42:28) Biggest takeaways from different platforms. (47:00) The importance of training people IN PERSON, before you train online. (49:00) How is he scaling his business? (52:56) Why your goal should be to add so much value to people’s lives that they feel compelled to give you money. (55:21) Jordan’s top tips for coaches. (57:37) What are some of the biggest mistakes he has made? (1:03:58) The progression of his nutrition + general rules of thumb. (1:06:40) The upsides working with Gary V. (1:19:11) Why do we feel entitled to get paid for everything? (1:24:10) Featured Guest/People Mentioned  Jordan Syatt (@syattfitness)  Instagram Website YouTube  Westside Barbell (@westsidebarbellofficial)  Instagram Brandon Lilly (@brandonlilly3)  Instagram Eric Cressey (@ericcressey)  Instagram Joe DeFranco (@defrancosgym)  Instagram Gary Vay-Ner-Chuk (@garyvee)  Instagram Mike Vacanti (@mikevacanti)  Instagram Carter Good • Fat loss Coach (@cartergood)  Instagram Andy Frisella (@andyfrisella)  Instagram Related Links/Products Mentioned June Promotion: MAPS Strong ½ off!! **Code “STRONG50” at checkout** Mind Pump TV - YouTube Westside Barbell® Cressey Sports Performance How To Get Stronger & Remain Healthier by Changing Your Mindset [w/ Jordan Syatt] The Westside-Barbell Conjugate Method - Syatt Fitness Smartphone-related neck pain on the increase Made to Stick: Why Some Ideas Survive and Others Die - Book by Chip Heath and Dan Heath Practical Programming for Strength Training - Book by Lon Kilgore and Mark Rippetoe Science and practice of strength training - Book by Vladimir M Zatsiorsky  Periodization Training for Sports - Book by Tudor Bompa Mind Pump Free Resources
June 29, 2019
In this episode of Quah, sponsored by Organifi (organifi.com/mindpump, code "mindpump" for 20% off), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about tracking food intake vs. intuitively eating to cut or bulk, the pros & cons of protective gear such as knee wraps or sleeves, what to do about mental blocks when attempting to lift a heavy weight and how to deal with depression. Mind Pump out of the office: Adam’s ‘Baby Wedding’, Justin heads to Palm Desert and Sal to visit Yellowstone. (3:50) Mind Pump Live tickets selling fast! Get yours today! (16:27) A real-life horror story: Chernobyl. (17:12) Mind Pump recommends Agatha Christie's The ABC Murders on Amazon Prime. (22:21) Don’t call it a comeback...Toys ‘R’ Us is back from the dead! (23:51) How the ChiliPad ‘Ooler’ has been helping Justin and Adam sleep better in more ways than one. (27:53) Did hyenas live in Canada's Arctic during the last Ice Age? (34:25) The chemistry is real: Warriors’ Andre Iguodala reads aloud a hilarious story about Klay Thompson from his new book. (36:28) #Quah question #1 – You guys talk about intuitive eating. If you want to do a cut to lose body fat or spend time in a surplus to gain some muscle, would you go back to tracking intake or just consciously reduce or add food? (39:14) #Quah question #2 – What are your thoughts on protective gear such as elbow, knee wraps or sleeves? For me, specifically, I’ve had an ACL and meniscus tear and feel the compression really helps when I get to my working sets for squatting. (47:04) #Quah question #3 – What advice do you have for mental blocks during a lift? I get in my own head on heavy squats and tend to psyche myself out of the lift. (52:52) #Quah question #4 – Have you ever thought you may have dealt with depression, but were never really sure? If so, what was it like for you? How was it to work and train with people who are suffering from depression? (58:07) People Mentioned Jessica Rothenberg (@thetraininghour)  Instagram Andre Iguodala (@andre)  Instagram Klay Thompson (@klaythompson)  Instagram   Related Links/Products Mentioned June Promotion: MAPS Strong ½ off!! **Code “STRONG50” at checkout** Check out Mind Pump Live to get tickets for their next live event!   Visit ChiliPad for an exclusive offer for Mind Pump listeners! **Code “MPOOLER” at checkout** Watch Chernobyl on HBO NOW | Available Now | HBO.com Agatha Christie's The ABC Murders They’re Back! Toys R Us Is Set To Reopen Later This Year Bone-Crushing Hyenas Lived in Canada's Arctic During the Last Ice Age The Sixth Man: A Memoir – Book by Andre Iguodala Warriors’ Andre Iguodala reads aloud hilarious story about Klay Thompson from ‘The Sixth Man’ book Intuitive Nutrition Guide | MAPS Fitness Products - Mind Pump Osgood-Schlatter Disease (Knee Pain) - OrthoInfo - AAOS How Do I Choose The Right Weight? (LIFT RESPONSIBLY) Mind Pump Free Resources
June 28, 2019
In this episode of Quah, sponsored by MAPS Fitness Products (www.mapsfitnessproducts.com), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about how to know if you are experiencing inflammation, the best routines for squats and deadlifts, advice for moms worried about sagging tummy skin, Mind Pump's plan for evolving the podcast in the future. Mind Pump’s thoughts on energy drink brands, supplements and what they “claim” to do. (4:40) Should a dress code be required at schools or not? The guys talk parenting, girls becoming young women, the influence kids have on each other & MORE. (14:40) Are trees really talking to each other using an internet of fungus??!! (28:53) How the Chaga mushroom has anti-inflammatory properties for the gut. (31:25) What is the point?! KFC plans to introduce ‘vegan chicken burgers’ in the US. (35:20) True or False: The George Lucas Star Wars plot that didn’t come to be for episodes 7-9. (37:00) Mind Pump top dream guests revealed. (39:45) #Quah question #1 – How do you know if you're experiencing inflammation? What does inflammation really look like? (43:11) #Quah question #2 – Which of the following routines is best for squats, deadlifts, etc.: Working up to your heavy weight or starting with your heaviest weight? (52:39) #Quah question #3 – Any advice for mom’s worried about sagging tummy skin? Is there anything I can do to help or is surgery my only option? (57:20) #Quah question #4 – How do you plan on evolving the podcast in the future? (1:05:06) People Mentioned Joey Swoll (@joeyswoll)  Instagram Tero Isokauppila (@iamtero)  Instagram Joe Rogan (@joerogan)  Instagram Mark Cuban (@mcuban)  Instagram Jordan Peterson (@jordan.b.peterson)  Instagram   Related Links/Products Mentioned June Promotion: MAPS Strong ½ off!! **Code “STRONG50” at checkout** Students slam school dress code: 'It tells guys if she's wearing short shorts she's asking for it' Plants talk to each other using an internet of fungus Visit Four Sigmatic for the exclusive offer for Mind Pump listeners! **Code “mindpump” at checkout** Mind Pump Ep. 777: Tero Isokauppila- The Magic of Mushrooms & the Real Story of Santa Claus A Critical Review on Health Promoting Benefits of Edible Mushrooms through Gut Microbiota KFC Plans to Debut Vegan Chicken in US | VegNews George Lucas reveals his plan for Star Wars 7 through 9—and it was awful Check out Mind Pump Live to get tickets for their next live event! Visit Organifi for the exclusive offer for Mind Pump listeners! **Code “mindpump” at checkout** NSAID therapy effects on healing of bone, tendon, and the enthesis Mind Pump Free Resources
June 27, 2019
Ep. 1062: Get Strong... Look Better Naked How strongman training can benefit YOU. (1:58) The differences between strength that is usable in the real world vs. the kind of strength that is not applicable. (3:41) The ‘novel’ strongman exercises that people don’t do anymore. Why not all exercises are created equal. (9:30) The misconceptions surrounding these exercises. Why the only way to grow is to change. (20:33) MAPS Strong break down, The phases involved, equipment needed, work sessions & MORE. (28:57) Who is MAPS Strong for? (43:35) People Mentioned Jessica Rothenberg (@thetraininghour)  Instagram Robert Oberst (@robertoberst)  Instagram Related Links/Products Mentioned June Promotion: MAPS Strong ½ off! **Code “STRONG50” at checkout** Mind Pump 1057: How To Get Stronger For Fat Loss & Muscle Building Oldtime Strongman Training Secrets Mind Pump TV - YouTube Mind Pump Free Resources
June 26, 2019
In this episode of Quah, sponsored by Organifi (organifi.com/mindpump, code "mindpump" for 20% off), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about using wall-sits to rehab an injury or fix an imbalance, why hunger goes up after a MAPS Anabolic foundational workout, slow controlled repetitions vs using some momentum for muscle growth, and the pros and cons of rucking or weighted backpack walking.   Hear how Sal applies the ‘sober test’ to the guys. (5:05) The ‘supergroup’ is back together: The guys share the fallout from their group workout + PRx continuing to shock the guys with their newest products. (14:02) Why MOST supplements don’t do a whole lot. (22:20) Is a babies' temperament linked to their gut bacteria? (25:28) Artists of the past touring the country as holograms?? The evolution of AI and entertainment. (26:33) Update on the strange times surrounding Tony Robbins. (32:13) Random facts with Mind Pump: Were some of our former presidents' badasses?? (34:13) The current and troubled past of US/Iran relations. Why war is NOT good for an economy. (39:01) #Quah question #1 – Thoughts on wall-sits when trying to rehab an injury or fix an imbalance? (44:25) #Quah question #2 – I have been noticing the day post a MAPS Anabolic foundational session, my hunger goes through the roof. Is that a signal that I should increase my calories through healthy foods and undulate the rest of the week? (52:30) #Quah question #3 – What builds more muscle, slow controlled movements or weight moved with some momentum? (58:40) #Quah question #4 – What is your take on ‘rucking’ or weighted backpack walking? (1:07:33) People Mentioned Jessica Rothenberg (@thetraininghour)  Instagram Tony Robbins (@tonyrobbins)  Instagram Max Schmarzo (ATC/CSCS/MS) (@strong_by_science)  Instagram Related Links/Products Mentioned June Promotion: MAPS Strong ½ off!! **Code “STRONG50” at checkout** Visit PRx Performance for an exclusive offer for Mind Pump listeners! **Code “mindpump” at checkout** Babies' Temperament Linked to Their Gut Bacteria Whitney Houston Hologram Tour, New Album in the Works Is Abraham Lincoln in the Wrestling Hall of Fame? Home | The Roosevelts | PBS What shooting down a $110M US drone tells us about Iran Visit Brain.fm for an exclusive offer for Mind Pump listeners. Mind Pump Free Resources
June 24, 2019
In this episode, Sal, Adam, and Justin speak with Stephanie Greunke of the Whole Mamas Podcast about health and nutrition pre, mid and post pregnancy. Why she created the Whole Mamas Club? (2:40) The misinformation surrounding pregnancy in our current culture. (5:21) How we are NOT eating in a way that is optimal for our health and fertility. (7:52) What are the common nutrition issues, she sees, with women NOT able to get pregnant? (10:14) What foods support healthy pre-conception pregnancy and post-partum? (12:00) The first trimester: What to look out for and expect. (16:54) The importance of sunlight pre and post pregnancy. (19:22) Why you SHOULD exercise while pregnant. (21:19) The fears surrounding birth. (27:47) The microbiome, probiotics, and birth. (35:19) The changes of nutrition pre, during and post pregnancy + the mysteries surrounding cravings. (38:35) Why she is an advocate of ‘maternal mental health’. (44:45) The ‘Four R Approach’ to mental health post-partum. (48:23) What can you do to set yourself up for success pre-baby? (54:40) Exercise recommendations post-partum. (58:34) The benefits and struggles surrounding breastfeeding + alternatives to breastmilk. (1:01:42) What are the best things a father can do to support this process? (1:12:44) Gestational diabetes and when/what to test for. (1:14:45) Featured Guest/People Mentioned Steph Greunke, MS, RD, PMH-C (@stephgreunke)  Instagram Website Whole Mamas (@wholemamasclub)  Instagram Website Podcast Melissa Hartwig Urban (@melissa_hartwig)  Instagram Related Links/Products Mentioned June Promotion: MAPS Strong ½ off!! **Code “STRONG50” at checkout** Exercise in pregnancy! Aerobic exercise during pregnancy influences infant heart rate variability at one month of age. Episode #62: Birth Traumas with Dr. Pauline Dillard, Ph.D. Meal Train | Meal Calendar for New Parents, Surgery, Illness, and More Mothers' Milk Bank | Get Breast Milk For Your Baby | Saving Infant Lives Goat Milk Formula | KABRITA USA Maternal Gatekeeping & Why It Matters for Children Five Questions With: A Gestational Diabetes Nutrition Expert
June 22, 2019
In this episode of Quah, sponsored by Organifi (organifi.com/mindpump, code "mindpump" for 20% off), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about tips for eating healthy at restaurants, balancing training and being a great dad, living up to the image fans have of them and the sport they wished they had played. Sal is ‘well dressed’, thank you Vuroi. (4:07) What is Mind Pump’s ‘bread and butter’ when it comes to training? + The power of being comfortable in your own skin. (7:54) How Justin is challenging Skinny Dipped. (17:50) What drives the guys crazy? (20:30) Should people pay for things they said/wrote when they were kids? (23:53) Mind Pump recommends. (35:35) Over $1 billion worth of cocaine seized at Philadelphia port. (40:18) #Quah question #1 – What are some tips for eating healthy at restaurants? (44:01) #Quah question #2 – How do you balance training and being a great dad? I struggle with crazy guilt if I miss any of my 4-year old's life to train. (57:06) #Quah question #3 – Do you find it hard to live up to the image your listeners have of you? (1:03:26) #Quah question #4 – What sport do you wish you would have gotten into growing up? (1:11:24) People Mentioned Dr. Jordan Shallow D.C (@the_muscle_doc)  Instagram Hodgetwins Official Instagram (@officialhodgetwins)  Instagram Mark Manson (@markmansonnet)  Instagram Historic Pictures (@historic)  Instagram Chad Wesley Smith (@chadwesleysmith)  Instagram   Related Links/Products Mentioned June Promotion: MAPS Strong ½ off!! **Code “STRONG50” at checkout** Visit Vuori Clothing for the exclusive offer for Mind Pump listeners! Visit Skinny Dipped for an exclusive offer for Mind Pump listeners!  **Code “mindpump” at checkout** High School Graduation Speech Goes Viral After Valedictorian Roasts Drunk Teacher And ‘Unavailable’ Counselor A Pro-Gun Parkland Shooting Survivor Had His Harvard Admission Revoked Over Racist Remarks You | Netflix Official Site Charles Harrelson, The Hitman Father Of Woody Harrelson Hackers (1995) - IMDb Mind Pump Ep. 1050: Mark Manson- The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck Prophet's Prey (2015) | SHOWTIME Over $1 Billion Worth Of Cocaine Seized At Philadelphia Port, U.S. Attorney’s Office Says Check out Mind Pump Live to get tickets for their next live event! Mind Pump Ep. 952: Chad Wesley Smith of Juggernaut Training Systems Mind Pump Free Resources People Mentioned Dr. Jordan Shallow D.C (@the_muscle_doc)  Instagram Hodgetwins Official Instagram (@officialhodgetwins)  Instagram Mark Manson (@markmansonnet)  Instagram Historic Pictures (@historic)  Instagram Chad Wesley Smith (@chadwesleysmith)  Instagram
June 21, 2019
In this episode of Quah, sponsored by MAPS Fitness Products (www.mapsfitnessproducts.com), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about the best rest time in between sets for building muscle, what to do if you wake up with a kink in your neck or sore shoulders, how to tell whether a study is BS or not, and if the NBA should implement measures to limit injuries like Kevin Durant's and Klay Thompson's at the end of the season. Mind Pump tells all! Old and current significant others beware. (4:38) Once you go Felix Gray, you can’t go back. (10:18) Summer is here, it’s grilling season! Time to stock up that Butcher Box inventory. (16:32) Justin is looking for some ‘quality meat’ for the MAPS Programs & MORE. Slide into the DM’s if you live and breathe fitness. (21:00) Calling all male physique athletes and aspiring competitors: STOP it with the supplements! (23:00) How chronic inflammation makes you less motivated. (34:23) The importance of changing the atmosphere. Updates on the guy's current fitness programming. (36:04) Scientists have developed an ingenious way to convert blood into a universal donor type. (40:45) Facebook introduces Project Libra: The future is here! (42:56) #Quah question #1 – What is the best rest time in between sets for building muscle? (46:43) #Quah question #2 – If you wake up with a kink in your neck or sore shoulders, is it ok to prime and workout through the soreness? If the soreness is turning into pain, is it better to stop? (53:21) #Quah question #3 – How can you tell whether a study is BS or not? With so many contradictory studies, how can you tell what to believe? (1:02:31) #Quah question #4 – With both Kevin Durant and Klay Thompson going down with serious injuries at about the same time at the end of the season, do you think these injuries are due to overuse and lack of recovery? Do you think the NBA could or should put measures on these things from happening such as shorter playing seasons, etc.? (1:11:49) People Mentioned 4x Mr. Olympia Physique Champ (@jeremy_buendia)  Instagram Mark Bell (@marksmellybell)  Instagram Scott Stevenson (@fortitude_training)  Instagram Dr. Justin Brink (@premiere_spine_sport)  Instagram Layne Norton, PhD (@biolayne)  Instagram Cory Schlesinger (@schlesstrength)  Instagram   Related Links/Products Mentioned June Promotion: MAPS Strong ½ off!! **Code “STRONG50” at checkout** Visit Felix Gray for the exclusive offer for Mind Pump listeners! Visit Butcher Box for this month’s exclusive Mind Pump offer! Check out Mind Pump Live to get tickets for their next live event! If interested in shooting to be featured in upcoming MAPS program or product – Email Justin Andrews: justin@mindpumpmedia.com How chronic inflammation may drive down dopamine and motivation These gut enzymes could save lives by converting Type A blood to Type O
June 20, 2019
In this episode of Mind Pump, Sal, Adam and Justin discuss strength... what it is, why it's important and how to build it. Why is strength an important thing? (1:20) The different types of strength. (4:22) What does it mean to be STRONG? (8:24) The importance of the central nervous system to maximize strength and skill. (13:37) Ways to get STRONGER. (24:16) Doing the RIGHT exercises to get stronger. (30:03) How mobility gets confused with flexibility. (37:45) The proper diet for strength. (39:30) Reasons why you are NOT getting stronger. (40:55) People Mentioned Mike Salemi (@mike.salemi)  Instagram John Brenkus (@johnbrenkus_)  Twitter Ronnie Coleman (@ronniecoleman8)  Instagram Related Links/Products Mentioned June Promotion: MAPS Strong ½ off!! **Code “STRONG50” at checkout** Mind Pump 955: John Brenkus- 6x Emmy-Award Winning Creator, Host, & Producer of Sport Science Mind Pump TV - YouTube Mind Pump Free Resources
June 19, 2019
In this episode of Quah, sponsored by Organifi (organifi.com/mindpump, code "mindpump" for 20% off), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about which builds more strength and muscle... locking out reps or keeping some flex to keep tension on the muscles, the importance of the mind-muscle connection for hypertrophy, the benefits of lifting unwieldy items like heavy bags or heavy slam balls compared to traditional barbells, and doing daily work on a muscle group to help with development. Mind Pump ‘Pop Culture’ Hour: How a GOOD movie will really affect you. (5:32) Anytime Fitness' body-shaming email is under fire. Is this ‘outrage culture’ going too far? (12:40) The cannabinoid ‘Entourage Effect’ explained, how NED stands out above the rest & MORE. (17:40) Mind Pump Live updates. (26:28) Mind Pump Kitchen ‘Organifi Brownies’ recipe. (30:05) Father’s Day weekend recap. (31:24) Netflix steps into the video game market: Smart move or not? (38:01) Why ‘new media’ is positioning itself to be the dominant form of how people view content. (46:13) #Quah question #1 – For exercises like a dumbbell bench press is it better to lock out your reps or keep constant tension on the pecs? My intention is overall strength and muscle gains. (50:37) #Quah question #2 – How important is the mind-muscle connection for hypertrophy? (56:55) #Quah question #3 – Can you explain the benefits of lifting more unwieldy items like heavy bags or heavy slam balls, compared to traditional barbells that are easier to grip? Can one achieve as much strength and muscle gain maneuvering as a 50 lb. barbell vs. a 50 lb. slam ball? (1:05:55) #Quah question #4 – Do you suggest doing daily work on a muscle group, such as daily core work, to help with development? (1:15:25) People Mentioned Jessica Rothenberg (@thetraininghour)  Instagram Ben Pakulski (@bpakfitness)  Instagram Robert Oberst (@robertoberst)  Instagram Related Links/Products Mentioned June Promotion: MAPS Strong ½ off!! **Code “STRONG50” at checkout** Westworld - Official Website for the HBO Series - HBO.com Woman ‘horrified’ by gym's body-shaming email: 'Call it what it is ...FAT' Mind Pump 985: Mark Mastrov- Fitness Industry Empire Builder, NBA Owner & Original Mind Pump Mentor Visit Ned for an exclusive offer for Mind Pump listeners! Check out Mind Pump Live to get tickets for their next live event! Visit Organifi for the exclusive offer for Mind Pump listeners! **Code “mindpump” at checkout** Vegan Chocolate Chunk Protein Brownies – Organifi Blog Netflix Takes Baby Steps Into Video Gaming - Fortune Stranger Things | Netflix Official Site You vs. Wild | Netflix Official Site What's Behind Netflix's Podcast Ambitions? - Vulture Dinosaur Training: Lost Secrets of Strength and Development – Book by Brooks D Kubik Mind Pump Free Resources
June 17, 2019
In this episode, Sal, Adam, and Justin talk with Krista Williams & Lindsey Simcik of the Almost 30 podcast. The story of Almost 30: Live on tour. (2:26) What have they learned in the space since coming in? (7:39) Growing pains of scaling a business. (11:16) What have been ‘pivotal’ moments in their business? (13:15) Social media do’s and don'ts to stay authentic to your brand. (15:30) What are the biggest mistakes they have made in their business? (26:48) Why you shouldn’t ‘pick up the brick’ when it comes to the current cancel culture. (30:50) Have they had controversial guests on their show? (39:22) Women vs. Men dynamics. (44:00) The evolution of their podcast. (48:35) The struggles of keeping their relationships ‘private’ having a successful podcast. (51:28) The challenges of being a ‘successful’ woman dating in this current climate: Tapping into your feminine/masculine traits. (59:18) Almost 30 on their ayahuasca experiences. (1:06:58) The growing opportunities a podcast provides you. (1:11:24) The most recent takeaways they have taken from their guest(s). (1:13:45) The future of Almost 30. (1:23:02) Featured Guest(s)/People Mentioned ALMOST 30 #almost30nation (@almost30podcast) • Instagram KRISTA WILLIAMS (@hundredblog) • Instagram Lindsey Simcik (@lindseysimcik) • Instagram Website Podcast TASH SULTANA (@tashsultanaofficial)  Instagram Tim Braun (@TimBraunMedium)  Twitter Gerard Armond Powell (@gerardarmondpowell)  Instagram John Wineland (@john_wineland)  Instagram Millana Snow (@millanasnow)  Instagram Dan Savage (@dansavage)  Instagram Related Links/Products Mentioned June Promotion: MAPS Strong ½ off!! **Code “STRONG50” at checkout** Podcast Pro Is The Concept Of Brand Loyalty Dying? - Forbes Sex at Dawn: How We Mate, Why We Stray, and What It Means for Modern Relationships – Book by Christopher Ryan Ep. 216 – Sh*t The Moon Said: Gerard Powell on How Ayahuasca Saved His Life Ep. 96 - Relationship Coach + Teacher John Wineland on Creating and Sustaining the Intimacy We... Ep. 81 Your New Formula For Manifesting Your Dream Life With Lacy Phillips Ep. 152 - Savage Love: An Honest Look at Monogamy, Sex, & LGBTQ Rights with Dan Savage
June 15, 2019
In this episode of Quah, sponsored by Organifi (organifi.com/mindpump, code "mindpump" for 20% off), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about BCAAs and whether they are necessary when eating a high protein diet, the impact a weight belt has on lower back health, whether kids need to snack constantly and advice to a new trainer as they start their health and fitness career. Adam & Catrina’s MASSIVE upcoming baby shower, wedding talk, the need to have a party for everything, being responsible with your money & MORE. (6:01) Justin speaks on why he visited the ‘movement wizard’ Dr. Justin Brink. (22:55) The guys speak on the ‘devastating’ injury to Kevin Durant. How these athletes are signing up to sacrifice their body. (30:10) The history of ‘red light’ therapy and its importance with your recovery. (37:57) The potential implications of these ‘deepfake’ videos. (42:26) Mind Pump Recommends Black Godfather on Netflix. (53:22) The earliest evidence for cannabis smoking discovered in ancient tombs. (55:00) Justin Bieber back peddles on the proposed MMA fight with Tom Cruise. (1:01:40) #Quah question #1 – Is using BCAAs and amino acid supplements in a high protein diet a waste of money or still beneficial? (1:05:32) #Quah question #2 – What are your thoughts on wearing a lifting belt every time when lifting heavy? Can it make the lower back weaker or does it actually protect against injury? (1:17:39) #Quah question #3 – Do kids actually need to be snacking constantly or is that just what the kid snack industry wants us to think? (1:25:59) #Quah question #4 – What advice would you give to a new trainer as they start their health and fitness career? (1:33:34) People Mentioned Dr. Justin Brink (@premiere_spine_sport)  Instagram Dr. Jordan Shallow D.C (@the_muscle_doc)  Instagram Robert Oberst (@robertoberst)  Instagram Danny Matranga | CSCS | BSc. (@danny.matranga)  Instagram Related Links/Products Mentioned June Promotion: MAPS Strong ½ off!! **Code “STRONG50” at checkout** Kevin Durant confirms he suffered ruptured right Achilles Visit Joovv for an exclusive offer for Mind Pump listeners! Improve the Health of Your Skin with Red and Near Infrared Light Therapy From deepfake to "cheap fake," it's going to be harder than ever to tell what's true on your favorite apps and websites The fight to stay ahead of deepfake videos before the 2020 US election The Black Godfather | Netflix Official Site Earliest evidence for cannabis smoking discovered in ancient tombs Justin Bieber Says He was Just Playing About Fighting Tom Cruise Visit Organifi for the exclusive offer for Mind Pump listeners! **Code “mindpump” at checkout** Mind Pump Free Resources
June 14, 2019
In this episode of Quah, sponsored by MAPS Fitness Products (www.mapsfitnessproducts.com), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about influencers and bodybuilders who use body part splits instead of whole body workouts, the best way to stop bingeing, how alcohol affects workouts, and if they would ever do a powerlifting competition. Mind Pump: Preparing you for the end of the world. (5:07) Mind Pump’s newest sponsor providing the audience their BEST night's sleep, ChiliPad. (10:17) The myths surrounding the percentage of marriages that end in divorce. (18:45) ‘Mukbang’ the new YouTube sensation! (30:28) How Spotify pursues emotional surveillance for global profit. Going down the rabbit hole of the future of marketing/advertising with Mind Pump. (34:05) Beverly Hills becomes the first U.S. city to ban tobacco sales. (44:30) The importance of taking sleep seriously and testing your levels when it comes to your gains. (48:10) At what point will eating fish not be considered healthy? Monterey Bay littered with tiny plastic pieces, a new study finds. (52:57) Mind Pump pop culture hour. (55:14) #Quah question #1 – You have talked about why whole-body workouts tend to be superior to splits, but it seems all the influencers and bodybuilders on social media utilize a body part split and look amazing. Can you speak to this? I am someone wants to transform my body. (1:00:05) #Quah question #2 – What's the best way to stop or help with a pretty bad bingeing problem? My relationship with food has been so bad for so long, I just can’t seem to figure out how to fix it. (1:11:58) #Quah question #3 – How does alcohol affect your gym routine? (1:24:01) #Quah question #4 - Would you guys ever do a powerlifting competition? Why or why a not? (1:33:27) People Mentioned Ben Greenfield (@bengreenfieldfitness)  Instagram Sandra Lee, MD, FAAD, FAACS (@drpimplepopper)  Instagram Related Links/Products Mentioned June Promotion: MAPS Strong ½ off!! **Code “STRONG50” at checkout** Visit ChiliPad for an exclusive offer for Mind Pump listeners! **Code “MPOOLER” at checkout** iGen: Why Today's Super-Connected Kids Are Growing Up Less Rebellious, More Tolerant, Less Happy--and Completely Unprepared for Adulthood--and What That Means for the Rest of Us – Book by Jean M. Twenge PhD What Is the Divorce Rate, Really? Mukbang Millionaire: Inside the slurp-tacular success of a shellfish-sucking superstar Spotify turns our emotions into data, and then profits off of them Visit Brain.fm for an exclusive offer for Mind Pump listeners. Laws Governing Subliminal Messages in Advertisements | Chron.com Beverly Hills becomes first U.S. city to ban tobacco sales Visit Everly Well for an exclusive offer for Mind Pump listeners! **Code “mindpump” at checkout** Swings in dad's testosterone affects the family -- for better or worse -- after baby arrives Levels of plastic pollution in Monterey Bay rival those in Great Pacific Garbage Patch Big Little Lies - Official Website for the HBO Series - HBO.com Mind Pump Free Resources
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