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Ep 264 Cannabis Chronicles: Advocacy and Achievements in Tennessee
This episode of the Lynckup podcast is brought to you by Moode & Co.     Welcome to a compelling episode of the Lynckup podcast! In this edition, we dive into the pressing topic of cannabis legalization in Tennessee. Our guests, Melissa Bast, with her diverse involvement in fireworks, legalized MMA/UFC in Tennessee, and the ongoing efforts to legalize cannabis; Ken Newburger, Executive Director of 3MA, who shares his experiences and passion for building a successful medical marijuana industry; and Kelly Potter, offering valuable insights into the push for legalization. Join us as we explore the challenges, victories, and the importance of medical marijuana for patients in this engaging conversation.   Sponsor links Moode & Co
Jan 11
1 hr 34 min
Ep 263  Tiffany Ferrari's Journey of Believing in God but Questioning Dinosaurs and Aliens
This episode of the Lynckup podcast is brought to you by Moode & Co.   Tune in to the latest episode of the Lynckup Podcast for an intriguing conversation with Tiffany Ferrari. With a touch of humor, Tiffany discusses her unwavering belief in God, shares amusing dating stories, and explores her skepticism about the existence of aliens and dinosaurs. Discover Tiffany's decision to move to Tampa in search of her future spouse, where she adds a lighthearted perspective to the pursuit of love. Follow her journey into the Tampa real estate market as she embarks on a new chapter. Join us for an entertaining exploration of Tiffany's world, where faith, love, and house hunting intertwine in a delightful and amusing narrative.     Sponsor links Moode & Co
Nov 13, 2023
1 hr 33 min
Ep 262 Inspiring Journeys: Ashton Smith's Triumph Over Adversity
This episode of the Lynckup podcast is brought to you by Moode & Co.     Join us in this heartfelt episode as we delve into the remarkable life of Ashton Smith, a special Olympics athlete, accomplished author, and powerful motivational speaker. Ashton, a dedicated swimmer, candidly discusses the financial challenges faced by Olympic athletes and shares her personal battle with depression and suicidal thoughts. We explore Ashton's bright future beyond her competitive career in the special Olympics, as she overcame her vision disability and homelessness. This incredible athlete has clinched multiple gold medals and has triumphed over adversity, conquering both her visual disability (astigmatism esotropia) and a speech impediment. Discover Ashton's incredible resilience and determination as she shares her story, along with insights from her book, "Swimming UPSTREAM to Realize the Dream." Join us for an inspiring conversation with a true champion both in and out of the pool.         Sponsor links Moode & Co
Oct 26, 2023
1 hr 11 min
Ep 261 Striking Chords: Michael Prince's Journey through Hip-Hop Violin and Resilience
This episode of the Lynckup podcast is brought to you by Moode & Co.   In this captivating episode of the Lynckup podcast, we delve into the world of music and inspiration with the incredibly talented violinist, Michael Prince. Join us as we explore Michael's journey through the realms of hip-hop violin, guided by influences like Damien Escobar and Dominique Hammons. We unravel the fascinating differences between cello and violin, gaining insights from Michael's expertise. He shares his personal trajectory into the world of the violin, unveiling the intricate components that make this instrument a marvel. Michael takes us on a global tour, recounting the diverse states and cities the violin has brought him to. Notably, we hear about his collaboration with LARussell, adding another layer of depth to his musical experiences. In a candid discussion, Michael sheds light on his experiences as a black violinist and the impact of going viral for his mesmerizing performances. Discover how he transformed heartbreak into a catalyst for positivity and hear his empowering message for today's youth. The conversation navigates through topics like manifestation, his passion for basketball, and the significance of consuming positive content on social media. Lastly, Michael graciously shares his strategies for overcoming adversity while playing the violin. Tune in to this episode to be inspired by Michael Prince's musical journey and resilience.       Sponsor links Moode & Co
Oct 9, 2023
1 hr 7 min
Ep 260 Unveiling the Enigma: Jase Harshman - A Top Contender for 'The Most Interesting Man in the World
This episode of the Lynckup podcast is brought to you by Moode & Co. Welcome to the Lynckup podcast! In this riveting episode, we sit down with Jase Harshman, a remarkable photographer with a life brimming with fascinating tales. Join us as we delve into discussions about religion, psychedelics, extraterrestrials, the mysteries of the past, and the potential revival of prehistoric creatures. We also explore Jase's journey into photography and dive into wild anecdotes from the world of music and adult entertainment. Tune in for a rollercoaster of intriguing narratives and thought-provoking questions!         Sponsor links Moode & Co
Sep 28, 2023
2 hr 20 min
Ep 259 The 'Dude That Lifts' Dynasty: Muscle, Money, and Merch with Andrew Schubert
This episode of the Lynckup podcast is brought to you by Moode & Co.   Welcome to another insightful episode of the Lynckup podcast! In this episode, we had the absolute pleasure of engaging in a candid conversation with Andrew Schubert, the owner of "Dude That Lifts." Andrew is not only a successful entrepreneur, but he embodies the qualities of an all-around good dude, making our discussion all the more enriching. We delved into the intriguing realm of self-talk and its impact on our lives. Exploring the profound effects of negative self-talk, we uncovered how it can shape our mindset and influence our actions. Andrew shared valuable insights from his own journey and experiences, shedding light on how altering this internal dialogue can lead to transformative changes. In our conversation, we explored the theme of perseverance and why some individuals tend to quit on themselves. Andrew shared his perspectives, emphasizing the importance of resilience and determination in achieving our goals. As an inspiring challenge, he set a goal for Rahul—to maintain consistency in the gym for a remarkable six months. The prospect of this challenge sparked a motivating discussion on discipline and dedication. And, of course, no episode would be complete without a glance into the future. We dived into the captivating world of AI and had a fascinating discussion about ChatGPT, its capabilities, and the exciting potential it holds for the future. Join us in this engaging and enriching episode of Lynckup as we navigate through a range of topics, aiming to inspire and empower our listeners.     Sponsor links Moode & Co
Sep 15, 2023
2 hr 34 min
Ep 258 Faith Journeys: Exploring the Love of Jesus with Clay and Kati Caldwell
This episode of the Lynckup podcast is brought to you by Moode & Co.   In this inspiring episode of the Lynckup podcast, we are honored to host Clay and Kati Caldwell, a remarkable couple deeply passionate about their faith in Jesus and its profound impact on their lives. Join us as we delve into their spiritual journey, gaining insights into their unwavering devotion and the transformative power of their beliefs. Clay and Kati Caldwell's lives are a testament to the incredible influence of faith. With their hearts firmly rooted in their love for Jesus, they've embarked on a journey of self-discovery, growth, and unwavering commitment. In this episode, we explore their unique paths, from the moments that ignited their spiritual spark to the practices that sustain their connection with God. Throughout the conversation, we'll dive into the profound ways in which faith has shaped Clay and Kati's perspectives, choices, and relationships. Their story is a reminder that a deep-rooted faith can be a guiding light through life's twists and turns, offering solace, purpose, and a strong sense of community. Join us as we uncover the pivotal moments when Clay and Kati felt the presence of Jesus most profoundly, and how these experiences have empowered them to navigate challenges with grace and resilience. Whether you share their faith or are simply curious about the transformative power of spirituality, this episode promises to offer valuable insights and reflections. Tune in to the Lynckup podcast for an enriching conversation that explores the beautiful intersection of faith, love, and personal growth. Clay and Kati Caldwell's journey will undoubtedly touch your heart and inspire you to cultivate a deeper connection with the things that matter most in life.   Sponsor links Moode & Co
Aug 15, 2023
2 hr 17 min
Ep 257 GameStop Stock Miracle: From $40,000 to $1.3 Million - An Epic Tale of Success!
This episode of the Lynckup podcast is brought to you by Moode & Co.     Welcome to the latest episode of the Lynckup podcast! Today, we are thrilled to bring you an insightful conversation with Roth and Mike, where we delve deep into the captivating world of GameStop stock. Join us as we explore the intricacies of short selling and naked short selling, shedding light on their impact on GameStop stocks and the concept of synthetic sharing. Discover the fascinating behind-the-scenes details of how Robinhood controversially turned off the buy button during the GameStop stock run, and learn how Reddit's vibrant community played a pivotal role in empowering individuals to capitalize on the stock market. Prepare to be amazed as we share an incredible success story - an account that skyrocketed from a mere $40,000 to an astounding $1.3 million! But that's not all; we also take a deep dive into the realm of video game NFTs, examining their potential and influence in the market. Furthermore, we discuss Ryan Cohen's significant impact after purchasing GameStop and the innovative concept of GameStop gaming cafes. So grab your favorite headphones and join us on this captivating episode of the Lynckup podcast as we explore the exciting world of stocks, trading, and the ever-evolving landscape of GameStop stock. Don't miss out on this enriching and engaging conversation!       Sponsor links Moode & Co
Aug 1, 2023
2 hr 50 min
Ep 256 Against All Odds: Levi's Inspiring Transformation from 435 to 170 Pounds
This episode of the Lynckup podcast is brought to you by Moode & Co. Welcome to another powerful episode of the Lynckup podcast. In this eye-opening installment, we sit down with Levi, also known as fluffy2fit85 on Instagram, as he bravely shares his deeply personal journey. Levi takes us on a rollercoaster ride through his life, discussing the unimaginable challenges he faced, starting with his heart attack and the indescribable pain he endured. We delve into the emotional struggles of weighing 435 pounds and how Levi used food as a source of comfort. He candidly opens up about the heartbreak of having friends who only wanted him around as the funny fat guy but turned away when he started his transformation and got in shape. But the challenges Levi faced extended far beyond his physical weight. He reveals the heart-wrenching truth about being molested as a child and the horrifying reality of his father selling him to a drug dealer for his addiction. The scars of bullying during his childhood left a lasting impact on Levi's self-esteem, shaping the person he would become. Levi's journey towards healing and self-discovery led him to seek therapy, an instrumental step that played a crucial role in his transformation. He shares his empowering story of entering a bodybuilding competition, a testament to his remarkable determination and resilience. From a staggering weight of 435 pounds, Levi managed to shed an astonishing 265 pounds, reaching an incredible 170 pounds. In a profoundly touching moment, Levi reveals that his wake-up call to embark on this life-altering journey came with the arrival of his grandson. The love and responsibility he felt towards his family inspired him to take control of his health and make significant changes. Join us on this emotionally charged episode of the Lynckup podcast as Levi bares his soul, providing hope, inspiration, and a powerful message of resilience. It's a story that will leave you in awe of the human spirit and remind us all of the incredible strength that lies within us.     Sponsor links Moode & Co
Jun 8, 2023
1 hr 14 min
Ep 255  Tom De Giuli Unleashed: Exploring the Transformative World of Unconventional Fitness Tools
This episode of the Lynckup podcast is brought to you by Moode & Co.   Welcome to the Lynckup podcast, an exhilarating journey into the world of strength training and unconventional fitness tools. We dive deep into the transformative power of deadlifts, kettlebells, mace swings, and Bulgarian bags, uncovering the secrets to building a strong, resilient, and functional physique. Join our special guest, Tom De Giuli, also known as tomdegiuli on Instagram and the owner of The Strength Factory, as he shares his expertise and insights on these unique training modalities. Discover how deadlifts, the art and science behind compound movements, engage multiple muscle groups and develop raw strength. Tom's guidance and personal experiences shed light on proper technique, key variations, and the immense physical and mental rewards of mastering this exercise. We then shift our focus to kettlebells, versatile tools that have gained popularity in recent years. Tom unveils the advantages of kettlebell training, from enhancing full-body strength and conditioning to improving flexibility and stability. Learn about the myriad of exercises that can be performed with kettlebells, empowering you to create dynamic and challenging workouts. Next, we explore the ancient training method of mace swings, which have resurfaced in modern fitness. Tom explains the origins and benefits of this dynamic movement that involves swinging a mace-like implement through controlled motions. Discover how mace swings develop core strength, enhance rotational power, and improve overall athleticism. No exploration of unconventional training tools would be complete without discussing Bulgarian bags. Tom unravels the unique attributes of these crescent-shaped bags filled with sand, explaining how they engage muscles in a functional and dynamic way. Whether you're seeking to boost strength, endurance, or agility, Bulgarian bags offer a challenging and rewarding training experience. But that's not all—get ready for an inside look into Tom's fascinating collaboration with multi-talented artist and Instagram personality, Action Bronson, aka bambambaklava. Gain insights into what it's like working with Action Bronson and how their shared passion for fitness and self-improvement has shaped their journey together. Prepare to be inspired, motivated, and educated as we explore the transformative potential of deadlifts, kettlebells, mace swings, and Bulgarian bags. Whether you're a fitness enthusiast looking to expand your training repertoire or someone seeking to embark on a new fitness journey, this episode is packed with valuable information and practical tips to help you unleash your strength and unlock your full potential. Join us on the Lynckup podcast and elevate your fitness game today.   Sponsor links Moode & Co
May 25, 2023
1 hr 40 min
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