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October 12, 2019
In this episode of Quah (Q & A), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about whether sauna use right after a workout is a good idea, how to improve a weak bench press, the best approach to reverse dieting, and whether it is appropriate to develop a training business outside of the club that is currently providing you with leads and clients. Why do people wear those face masks? (4:12) People have weird fetishes. (6:40) What is the Mind Pump Private Forum and what kind of questions are asked in there? (10:20) A great example of why we don’t want all our power with one company: The new normal of PG&E. (12:29) The ultimate flex! Mind Pump raves about their new Infrared Sauna partner. (19:36) Do the guys have PR goals they would like to reach? (25:00) Do we want scientists messing with genetically engineered babies?! (29:05) MIIR x Mind Pump mules. (31:20) Justin is the Moscow Mule King. (34:02) Owning a dog can SAVE YOUR LIFE! (35:36) The first evidence of the human race storing food. (37:57) #Quah question #1 – I know you guys previously said that jumping in the sauna right after a workout isn't the best thing, but if time is limited isn't it better to do it before or after a workout than not at all? (41:11) #Quah question #2 – I'm really weak at the bench press and can’t seem to gain strength. I have checked and re-checked my form, but have found no issues. What should I do next? (49:11) #Quah question #3 – You guys always talk about reverse dieting. What exactly is it and what would be the best approach? (56:47) #Quah question #4 - If you are employed by a gym that provides you with leads and clients, is it inappropriate to also develop your training business outside of the club? Not everyone who wants to train with me wants to pay for the gym's membership. (1:02:51) People Mentioned Ben Greenfield Fitness (@bengreenfieldfitness)  Instagram Bryan Papé (@bryanpape)  Instagram Layne Norton, Ph.D. (@biolayne)  Instagram   Related Links/Products Mentioned October Promotion: MAPS Anabolic ½ off!! **Code “RED50” at checkout** PG&E Begins to Proactively Turn Off Power for Safety to Nearly 800,000 Customers Across Northern and Central California Visit Infrared Sauna for an exclusive offer for Mind Pump listeners! 8 Infrared Sauna Health Benefits The Science of Saunas - Ben Greenfield Fitness Russian biologist plans more CRISPR-edited babies Visit MIIR for an exclusive offer for Mind Pump listeners! Mind Pump 805: Bryan Papé of MiiR Owning a dog linked to lower risk of death after a heart attack, study finds Prehistoric humans ate bone marrow like canned soup 400,000 years ago Cardiovascular and Other Health Benefits of Sauna Bathing: A Review of the Evidence Sauna Use Associated with Reduced Risk of Cardiac, All-Cause Mortality The BEST Bench Press Set Up & Routine | The Muscle Doc How To Start Bench Pressing - Start Here (REGRESSIONS) How to Develop Your Chest Reverse Dieting: What Is It and Should YOU Try It?? | MIND PUMP When Exercising Less and Eating More Burns More Fat and Builds More Muscle The Complete Contest Prep Guide – Book by Layne Norton Ph.D. Mind Pump Free Resources
October 11, 2019
In this episode of Quah (Q & A), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about if quad dominance is a real thing and if so, how to overcome it, when carbs are helpful even though they are not essential, their favorite Mind Pump Live event, and how close of a relationship you can develop with a client before you cross the line. Adam’s lack of sleep, and challenges he has been facing and what he has been doing to combat that. (4:55) Mind Pump Recommends ‘The Joker’. (10:55) How there are companies in business that provide unique services. (16:00) Are testosterone levels seasonal? (18:12) The Mind Pump staff all have their own sense of humor. (23:15) Has people's perception changed since being able to watch the guys podcast on YouTube? (25:51) Are there heavy metals in my protein powder? (27:52) Justin’s most brilliant idea EVER! (30:48) #Quah question #1 – So many women are saying they are quad dominant. Is this a real thing or are women just wanting to improve their glutes? (35:24) #Quah question #2 – You mentioned how carbs aren’t essential, but where do you find them to be helpful? (48:05) #Quah question #3 - What has been each of your favorite live events so far? Are there more in the future and where do you see them going? (54:25) #Quah question #4 – What is the line concerning your relationship with your clients? How close do you think you can get to them before it gets crossed? (1:05:08) People Mentioned Bret "Glute Guy" Contreras PhD (@bretcontreras1)  Instagram Mikhaila Peterson (@mikhailapeterson) Instagram   Related Links/Products Mentioned October Promotion: MAPS Anabolic ½ off!! **Code “RED50” at checkout** You Can Hire A Scary Clown To Deliver Donuts To Your Friends This Halloween Seasonal variation of testosterone and waist to hip ratio in men: the Tromsø study. How to Increase Your Testosterone Naturally – Mind Pump Free Guide Visit Everly Well for an exclusive offer for Mind Pump listeners! **Code “mindpump” at checkout** Mind Pump Podcast - YouTube Arsenic, Lead Found in Popular Protein Supplements Visit Organifi for the exclusive offer for Mind Pump listeners! **Code “mindpump” at checkout** Are There Heavy Metals In My Protein Powder? How to Fix Anterior Pelvic Tilt (BECAUSE SIT HAPPENS!) | MIND PUMP Mind Pump 725: Mikhaila Peterson’s Personal Account of Treating Debilitating Disease Through Diet Mind Pump Free Resources
October 10, 2019
In this episode, Sal, Adam and Justin discuss the challenges of aging and the best form of exercise to combat them. The growing movement of anti-aging/longevity. (2:50) Why being alive is not just about dying. (5:21) At what point is ‘biohacking’ not improving your quality of life? (8:10) Could doctors tell when people are getting ready to go? (10:20) Why exercise benefits your life in MORE ways than just your health. (14:25) What defines a positive quality of life? (16:35) The loss of mobility and potential side effects from lack of movement. (24:10) The Resistance Training Revolution: The issues that are the result of modern life and how resistance training is the BEST prescription. (34:00) How most deaths link back to obesity. (45:30) What is the BEST form of exercise to tackle obesity LONG TERM? (46:35) Why Mind Pump is NOT anti-cardio, but PRO longevity. (52:50) People Mentioned Dave Asprey (@dave.asprey)  Instagram Ben Greenfield Fitness (@bengreenfieldfitness)  Instagram Dr. Jolene Brighten (@drjolenebrighten)  Instagram Dr. Andreo Spina (@drandreospina)  Instagram   Related Links/Products Mentioned October Promotion: MAPS Anabolic ½ off!! **Code “RED50” at checkout** The health benefits of strong relationships Mind Pump 1045: Dr. Jolene Brighten- Beyond the Pill Millennials May Be Losing Their Grip Army Basic Training to Drop Hand Grenade Competency as Graduation Requirement How exercise helps balance hormones Strength Training Surprises The Best Form of Exercise Effects of Physical Exercise on Cognitive Functioning and Wellbeing: Biological and Psychological Benefits Weightlifting better at reducing heart fat than aerobic exercise MIND PUMP 30 DAYS OF COACHING - YouTube Mind Pump Free Resources
October 9, 2019
In this episode of Quah (Q & A), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about integrating cluster sets into MAPS, SARMS, staying healthy during long road trips, and coping mechanisms when dealing with anxiety. How genetics play a larger role than we think when it comes to our physique. Our perception of normal and how your average becomes an average of what you see. (4:35) Adam’s new deep freezer, learning the cadence of his subscriptions like Butcher Box & the difference of quality of grass-fed meat. (22:03) Mind Pump talks about food and #MindPumpKitchen. (27:08)  How Ned is the leader of full-spectrum hemp products + the launch of their new women’s line. (28:36) The guys discuss the latest Joe Rogan podcast on UFOs/aliens and share their own conspiracy theories. (33:23) Mind Pump Science Hour: Asteroids passing by the earth this week, scientists engineering bacterium that poops out huge amounts of psilocybin & MORE. (40:40) How China molds and controls its population. (44:13) #Quah question #1 – What are your thoughts on cluster sets and how would you integrate them into MAPS? (46:41)  #Quah question #2 – What are your thoughts on SARMS? (55:41) #Quah question #3 – How do you guys stay healthy during long road trips? Do you meal prep or get food on the road? (1:04:15) #Quah question #4 – Have you ever dealt with major anxiety and if so, what have been some of your best coping mechanisms? (1:15:45) People Mentioned Joe Rogan (@joerogan)  Instagram Scott Stevenson (@fortitude_training)  Instagram Ben Greenfield Fitness (@bengreenfieldfitness)  Instagram   Related Links/Products Mentioned October Promotion: MAPS Anabolic ½ off!! **Code “RED50” at checkout** Visit Butcher Box for this month’s exclusive Mind Pump offer! Visit NED for an exclusive offer for Mind Pump listeners! JRE #1361 - #1361 – Cmdr. David Fravor & Jeremy Corbell SpaceX wins NASA funds to build and test Starship’s orbital refueling technology Four Asteroids Are Buzzing Earth in Flybys Today (But Don't Worry) Scientists Engineered a Bacterium That Poops Out Huge Amounts of Psilocybin Getting a new mobile number in China will involve a facial-recognition test Mind Pump 1070: Underground Muscle Building Secrets with Dr. Scott Stevenson Bodybuilding products sold online may be mislabeled or unsafe Chemical Composition and Labeling of Substances Marketed as Selective Androgen Receptor Modulators and Sold via the Internet The Public Health Consequences of Performance-Enhancing Substances The health benefits of strong relationships
October 7, 2019
In this episode, Sal, Adam and Justin speak with 4x world champion obstacle course racer Amelia Boone who goes into detail about her 20 year struggle with Anorexia and how she is taking control of this long-term challenge.
October 5, 2019
In this episode of Quah (Q & A), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about the barbell hip thrust, the optimal heart rate before performing the next set, The Rock’s cheat meals, and favorite pre and post-workout meals. Want to see the ‘handsome-ish’ gentlemen behind the mics check out the podcasts on YouTube. (3:20) You can’t FAKE authenticity. (6:30) The benefits of turmeric/curcumin to raise testosterone that can be found in Organifi’s Gold Juice. (15:43) Do testosterone boosters work for women? (17:36) The results from Sal’s online ADHD test. How forgetful are the guys?? (20:52) Updates on #DadLife from Adam: Learning to be OK with his level of fitness, the value in asking for help & MORE. (27:24) A new study is showing chimps are able to think about what we are thinking about. (38:38) #Quah question #1 – Thoughts about the barbell hip thrust? Does it have any benefits besides the aesthetic of a larger butt? (43:59) #Quah question #2 – Is there an optimal heart rate to perform your next set in order to maximize muscle growth? (50:30) #Quah question #3 – Can you talk about The Rock’s cheat meals? Is this message harmless or harmful to the fitness community? (54:39) #Quah question #4 – What are your favorite pre and post-workout meals? (1:00:39) People Mentioned Jeremy Buendia (@jeremy_buendia)  Instagram Bret "Glute Guy" Contreras PhD (@bretcontreras1)  Instagram Dwayne the Rock Johnson (@therock)  Instagram   Related Links/Products Mentioned October Promotion: MAPS Anabolic ½ off!! **Code “RED50” at checkout** Mind Pump Podcast - YouTube Visit Organifi for the exclusive offer for Mind Pump listeners! **Code “mindpump” at checkout** Visit NED for an exclusive offer for Mind Pump listeners! Chimps May Be Capable of Comprehending the Minds of Others How To Do A Barbell Hip Thrust The RIGHT Way! (FIX THIS!!!) Mind Pump Free Resources
October 4, 2019
In this episode of Quah (Q & A), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about lifts that help improve the bench, squat and deadlift, the benefit of including power cleans, push presses, high pulls, clean pulls, Pendlay rows, and more into workouts for muscle and strength gains, the danger of injury when working out in freezing temperatures, and private school vs public school. How there is an ideal temperature for the best sleep quality. The game-changing benefits of the ChiliPad. (7:08) Old school technology facts brought to you by Sal Di Stefano. (10:30) When Adam posts exercise videos the trolls come out. (14:00) The importance of having an outlet to release your rage. (16:52) How Skinny Dipped is destroying its competition. (19:06) Mind Pump Recommends ‘Inside Bill's Brain: Decoding Bill Gates’ on Netflix. (20:43) Fitness through the decades: The running revolution from the 70s/80s and how we are poised for a new fitness revolution. (25:56) New viral fitness trends, the importance of community when working out, communicating the RIGHT way with your clients & MORE. (29:30) How the RIGHT dose is the BEST dose when it comes to training. (37:16) California will allow college athletes to profit from endorsements under a bill signed by Newsom. Mind Pump provides their first take. (44:10) #Quah question #1 – Can you guys talk about lifts that help improve the bench, squat, and deadlift? (52:19) #Quah question #2 – Thoughts on an Olympic lifting inspired phase of training including things like power cleans, push presses, high pulls, clean pulls, Pendlay rows, etc. for muscle and strength gains? (1:04:07) #Quah question #3 – I have a detached garage and I have turned it into a gym. I am in the northeast and the winters are rough, my garage has no heat. Are there any dangers, as far as injuries, when working out in freezing temperatures? (1:09:46) #Quah question #4 – I would love to hear your point of view on private school vs public school? (1:16:06) People Mentioned Mark Bell (@marksmellybell)  Instagram Layne Norton, PhD (@biolayne)  Instagram Dwayne Johnson (@therock)  Instagram Andy Galpin (@drandygalpin)  Instagram Ben Greenfield Fitness (@bengreenfieldfitness)  Instagram   Related Links/Products Mentioned October Promotion: MAPS Anabolic ½ off!! **Code “RED50” at checkout** Visit ChiliPad for an exclusive offer for Mind Pump listeners! **Code “MPOOLER” at checkout** Visit Skinny Dipped for an exclusive offer for Mind Pump listeners! **Code “mindpump” at checkout** Inside Bill's Brain: Decoding Bill Gates | Netflix Official Site The Complete Book of Running – Book by James F Fixx Mirror TV Commercial, 'A Window' Neuro-computational Impact of Physical Training Overload on Economic Decision-Making California law takes paying college athletes out of the NCAA's hands: Today's talker What happens next after California’s governor signed a bill to pay NCAA players Gavin Newsom signs California's 'Fair Pay to Play Act' with LeBron James & Mav Carter | THE SHOP How to do a Bulgarian Split Squat Mind Pump TV - YouTube Unschooling, Plant Medicine, Anti-Aging, Veganism vs. Carnivore & More With The Mind Pump Guys! Mind Pump Free Resources
October 3, 2019
In this episode, Sal, Adam and Justin discuss how to build the triceps. How the triceps are the defining characteristic of the arm. (2:38) The anatomy of the triceps: The attachments, myths, function & MORE. (5:10) The 4 MOST important things to FOCUS on when training your triceps. (13:18) What rep ranges do the triceps respond to? (28:38) How to incorporate BFR (Blood Flow Restriction) into your triceps routine. (29:21) What is the ideal set count for the triceps for the week? Frequency of training? (31:23) The SPECIFIC exercises that MUST be in your routine to build/sculpt your triceps. (33:15) Mind Pump’s PHENOMENAL tricep building workouts: Exercises, rep ranges, sets & MORE.  Sal’s workout. (40:21) Adam’s workout. (42:21) Justin’s workout. (44:05) Related Links/Products Mentioned October Promotion: MAPS Anabolic ½ off!! **Code “RED50” at checkout** Mind Pump 1127: How to Grow Your Biceps 3 Best Secrets - How To Make Your Triceps Grow (AVOID THESE MISTAKES!!) How To Train Your Triceps The RIGHT Way (DO THIS!) Impact of range of motion during ecologically valid resistance training protocols on muscle size, subcutaneous fat, and strength. Pump your Triceps with this Tricep Tri-Set Mind Pump TV - YouTube How To Use BFR Training To GROW Your Arms (CRAZY PUMP!) How to Do SKULLCRUSHERS with Dumbbells for BIG Triceps (ADVANCED) Rubberbanditz Resistance Band Set Mind Pump Free Resources
October 2, 2019
In this episode of Quah (Q & A), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about training around training around  a torn rotator cuff and AC joint sprain, fixing knee pain, how to handle hunger during a fast, and favorite types of gyms.  The story behind Arnold’s illegitimate child. (5:58) How the reishi mushroom has antihistamine properties that can aid with allergy/sinus issues. (12:52) Recapping the Mind Pump Live Event with Mike Matthews. (17:30) Adam hooks up Mike Matthews with Vuori Clothing. (21:56) Sal reveals his blood test results. (23:18) Justin and Courtney watch the Four Horsemen video from John Gottman and gain some great insight into their relationship. (28:22) The benefits of supplementing with choline to improve cognitive performance + the demonization of meat by the vegan community. (31:52) Adam and Maximus share an evening together. (38:27) Sal recommends Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark + the guys talk Halloween costumes. (44:39) #Quah question #1 – I'm dealing with a torn rotator cuff and AC joint sprain. How would you advise training around this injury? (50:09) #Quah question #2 – I’ve been struggling with knee pain for years due to pronation distortion, what’s the best way to go about fixing this issue? I know I have posture problems, but don’t know where to start. (57:55) #Quah question #3 - How do you guys handle hunger during a fast? (1:03:00) #Quah question #4 – What are your favorite types of gyms to go to and how does the experience differ? (1:07:05) People Mentioned Mike Matthews (@muscleforlifefitness)  Instagram Dr. Michael Ruscio, DNM, DC (@drruscio)  Instagram Danny Matranga | CSCS | BSc. (@danny.matranga)  Instagram Chase Chewning (@chase_chewning)  Instagram  Justin Brink DC (@dr.justinbrink)  Instagram Dr. Ben Pollack (@phdeadlift)  Instagram   Related Links/Products Mentioned October Promotion: MAPS Anabolic ½ off!! **Code “RED50” at checkout** Arnold Schwarzenegger reveals how wife Maria Shriver confronted him about love child in new tell-all book The complicated relationship between Schwarzenegger’s kids and his love child Visit Four Sigmatic for an exclusive offer for Mind Pump listeners! **Code “mindpump” at checkout** Common nutrient supplementation may hold the answers to combating Alzheimer's disease Visit Vuori Clothing for an exclusive offer for Mind Pump listeners! Visit Everly Well for an exclusive offer for Mind Pump listeners! **Code “mindpump” at checkout** The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work: A Practical Guide from the Country's Foremost Relationship Expert - Book by John M. Gottman and Nan Silver Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse | The Gottman Institute Associations of dietary choline intake with risk of incident dementia and with cognitive performance: the Kuopio Ischaemic Heart Disease Risk Factor Study. Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark (2019) - Rotten Tomatoes MAPS Fitness Prime Pro Mind Pump TV - YouTube Short foot exercise Big Tex Gym: Train Like You Mean It The Shop Gym Mind Pump Free Resources
September 30, 2019
In this episode, Sal, Adam and Justin talk with Andrew Tarvin all about humor and how to use it a work and beyond.
September 28, 2019
In this episode of Quah (Q & A), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about creating an efficient 30-minute workout when only training a client once a week, whether Intermittent Fasting is ever a good idea when wanting to lose weight, whether melatonin is a safe supplement to cycle on and off, and the “it” factor to be a personal trainer.
September 27, 2019
In this episode of Quah (Q & A), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about celebrity workouts, whether carbs are essential for muscle building, if you should increase weight on an exercises even if form isn’t 100% with current weight, and their favorite part of being a dad. It’s HOOOTTTT in San Jose and the guys are feeling it. (4:50) Are the guys of Mind Pump big Halloween people?? (7:30) How Sal tricked his daughter into getting sleepy using the Felix Gray glasses once the sun went down. (13:49) How Sal is using Organifi red juice to boost his performance in the gym. (18:11) Why Adam doesn’t want to feel like he needs to take anything to feel like himself. (22:15) If you're trying to be authentic you are doing it wrong. (25:14) Recapping the debate on artificial sweeteners with Sal and Layne Norton. (28:52) The excitement over Airbnb potentially going public in 2020. (32:38) Mattel launches new gender-neutral dolls. (35:42) Mike Matthews x Mind Pump: The guys express their excitement over the live event this Friday. (37:47) #Quah question #1 – What are your thoughts about celebrity workouts like the ones claimed to get actors in superhero film ready in less than 3 months? Is it even possible to go from an average physique to that of Captain America or Starlord that quickly? Are steroids always involved? (41:30) #Quah question #2 – Are carbs essential for muscle building or are they only necessary to fuel the workout? (51:11) #Quah question #3 – Is it a bad idea to increase your weight on exercises when your form isn’t 100% with your current weight? My squats have been plateaued forever because I feel I can’t get low enough at my current weight, but I know I won’t improve or get any stronger if I don’t progressively overload. (57:07) #Quah question #4 – What's everyone’s favorite part of being a dad? (1:01:07) People Mentioned Chase Chewning (@chase_chewning)  Instagram  Layne Norton, PhD (@biolayne)  Instagram Mike Matthews (@muscleforlifefitness)  Instagram Christina Rice, NTP (@christinaricewellness)  Instagram   Related Links/Products Mentioned September Promotion: MAPS Starter ½ off!! **Code “STARTER50” at checkout** Visit Felix Gray for an exclusive offer for Mind Pump listeners! Swiss Study Finds Blue Light Exposure Can Improve Late-Night Athletic Performance Visit Organifi for the exclusive offer for Mind Pump listeners! **Code “mindpump” at checkout** Effects of a single dose of beetroot juice on cycling time trial performance at ventilatory thresholds intensity in male triathletes Airbnb Isn't Just Any Unicorn About to IPO. It Actually Makes Money Mattel Launches New Gender-Neutral Dolls
September 26, 2019
In this episode, Sal, Adam and Justin isolate the bicep, it's function, aesthetics and the best way to train it for maximum growth.
September 25, 2019
n this episode of Quah (Q & A), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about the best way to measure body fat percentage, the best way to train a child in the gym, what is keeping trainers and coaches from seeing their clientele and business flourish, and the scariest experience they had when working in a gym. How Sal and Adam are aging in dog years. (5:32) Adam shares the results from his latest ‘Men’s Health’ test from Everly Well + Sal breaks the numbers down. (7:50) Do dads really have sex? Adam opens up about his personal life. (16:15) How testing can point you in the RIGHT direction and the benefits of at-home tests. (23:35) Why Sal loves working out first thing in the morning. (26:12) Apple’s next step in building their ecosystem, the Apple card. (27:53) The guys speculate on the upcoming film featuring YouTube celebrities, Airplane Mode. (31:17) Justin jets off to Virginia to shoot some exciting content + shares his hectic weekend. (34:03) The biggest selling product ever?? (42:06) The other lesser-known cannabinoids and their benefits to the body. (44:23) #Quah question #1 – What's the best way to measure body fat percentage? (49:05) #Quah question #2 – My 9-year-old daughter wants to start working out with me in the gym. Do you recommend bands or free weight? (1:01:21) #Quah question #3 – Now that you guys have met more and more coaches in the fitness industry, what do you feel is keeping them from seeing their clientele and business flourish? (1:08:30) #Quah question #4 – What was the scariest experience you guys have had when working in the gym? How did you handle it and did it change you in any way? (1:21:22) People Mentioned Dr. Ben Pollack (@phdeadlift)  Instagram Mike Matthews (@muscleforlifefitness)  Instagram Chase Chewning (@chase_chewning)  Instagram Danny Matranga | CSCS | BSc. (@danny.matranga)  Instagram Elijah Helfman (@elijahhelfman)  Instagram Jeff Nippard (@jeffnippard)  Instagram Related Links/Products Mentioned September Promotion: MAPS Starter ½ off!! **Code “STARTER50” at checkout** Visit Everly Well for an exclusive offer for Mind Pump listeners! **Code “mindpump” at checkout** Visit NED for an exclusive offer for Mind Pump listeners! How To Start Squatting - Learn To Squat Like A PRO (FREE GUIDE) Go the Fuck to Sleep - Book by Adam Mansbach Apple Card AIRPLANE MODE Official Trailer (2020) Logan Paul, Comedy Movie HD Visit ChiliPad for an exclusive offer for Mind Pump listeners! **Code “MPOOLER” at checkout** Visit Felix Gray for an exclusive offer for Mind Pump listeners! Visit Joovv for an exclusive offer for Mind Pump listeners! Here’s A Must-Read Before Tonight’s Party: The World’s First GMO Probiotic Is Here To End All Hangovers — And It Works MAPS Fitness Anywhere The ONLY Way You Should Be Doing Dumbbell Bicep Curls! Mind Pump TV - YouTube Mind Pump Free Resources  
September 21, 2019
In this episode of Quah (Q & A), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about training arms every day to force them to grow,  the single exercise with the biggest corrective benefit for the general population, how to overcome the “I’ll just start tomorrow” mentality, and behind the scenes on making a podcast. Game-changing inventions and the creators who are now forgotten. (5:21) The origins of the word's ‘shit’ and ‘crap’. [9:15] Why MIIR’s version of the ‘can koozie’ is a no-brainer purchase. [11:38] Why not all planet based proteins are created equal. (13:56) Will Danny be staying with Adam after his last visit? (16:44) Mind Pump Recommends Murder Maps on Netflix & MORE. (18:42) Sal’s daughter signs up for robotics like her big brother. (24:56) Is it weird that Sal now has a high schooler?? The challenges he is now facing and how he has handled them. (26:43) Instagram will restrict posts promoting weight-loss products or cosmetic surgery. (34:30) Justin shares his ‘Uncle Rico’ almanac. (38:48) Brain-controlled prosthetic hand to become reality. (42:56) #Quah question #1 – I've seen many people claim that training arms every day will force them to grow. Some people even show good results. However, wouldn’t that be overtraining and send a signal to repair damage rather than build muscle? (44:51) #Quah question #2 – What single exercise would each of you pick that would have the biggest corrective benefit for the general population? (52:34) #Quah question #3 - How to overcome the “I’ll just start tomorrow” mentality when you have a bad moment or day? (58:36) #Quah question #4 – Can you give behind the scenes of making a podcast? (1:05:01) People Mentioned  Danny Matranga | CSCS | BSc. (@danny.matranga)  Instagram   Related Links/Products Mentioned September Promotion: MAPS Starter ½ off!! **Code “STARTER50” at checkout** Origins | Netflix Visit MIIR for an exclusive offer for Mind Pump listeners! Visit Organifi for the exclusive offer for Mind Pump listeners! **Code “mindpump” at checkout** Murder Maps | Netflix The Mind, Explained | Netflix Official Site Instagram will restrict who can see posts about cosmetic procedures, weight loss products Brain-controlled prosthetic hand to become reality MAPS Fitness Products How To Do A Barbell Hip Thrust The RIGHT Way! (FIX THIS!!!) How To Do The Single Leg Glute Bridge (FIX WEAK LOW BACK!) How To Properly Do The Seated Cable Row (IT MATTERS!) Correcting Upper Cross Syndrome to Improve Posture & Health-- Prone Cobra Mind Pump Free Resources
September 20, 2019
In this episode of Quah (Q & A), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about the best strategy to lose body fat and build muscle mass, the weight training that endurance athletes should focus on, the value of heart rate variability, and what to do if you are in a slump. The random hour with Mind Pump. (4:45) The challenges of gamifying fitness. (7:43) The power of your brain and losing weight in the process?? Just ask a grandmaster chess player. (15:14) Recapping Justin coaching his first flag football ‘jamboree’ with his kids. (21:35) How using cordyceps can increase stamina and help with heat accumulation. (27:14) Mind Pump reviews The Game Changers documentary. (30:18) J.J. Abrams signs an exclusivity deal with WarnerMedia reportedly worth $250 million: Will the future of the streaming wars be a la carte? (40:17) Sal goes Vuori shopping. (46:45) #Quah question #1 – What's the best strategy to lose body fat and build muscle mass? Focus on body fat reduction first or a combination of both which seems difficult with a caloric restriction or surplus? (48:59) #Quah question #2 – Would it be better for an endurance athlete to focus on heavy weights/low reps and even plyo’s or light weights/higher reps? (59:56) #Quah question #3 – Can you discuss your opinions on heart rate variability and new trends tailoring to HRV? Is it valuable or a waste of time? (1:06:50) #Quah question #4 – Have you ever been in a slump in the gym or in life? If so, how did you get out of it? (1:20:23) People Mentioned Zach Bitter (@zachbitter)  Instagram Arnold (@Schwarzenegger)  Twitter Nate Diaz (@natediaz209)  Instagram Conor McGregor Official (@thenotoriousmma)  Instagram Robb Wolf (@dasrobbwolf)  Instagram Joe DeFranco (@defrancosgym)  Instagram Andy Galpin (@drandygalpin)  Instagram Related Links/Products Mentioned September Promotion: MAPS Starter ½ off!! **Code “STARTER50” at checkout** Hip-Hop Evolution | Netflix Official Site Nintendo's Ring Fit Adventure Is Getting Us to Exercise in a Legitimately Cool Way Want to Burn 3 Times the Calories? Try the Chess Grandmaster Diet (or Just Concentrate Really, Really Hard When the Stakes Are High) Visit Four Sigmatic for an exclusive offer for Mind Pump listeners! **Code “mindpump” at checkout**  The Game Changers Official Film Mind Pump 538: What the Health Review, Carb Cycling for Fat Loss, How to Improve Squat & More J.J. Abrams signs exclusivity deal with WarnerMedia reportedly worth $250 million Visit Vuori Clothing for an exclusive offer for Mind Pump listeners! My Time as a PoW in Pakistan-a story of courage, pain, pride and hope | Capt. GR CHOUDHARY | TEDxRTU Mind Pump Free Resources
September 19, 2019
In this episode, Sal, Adam & Justin discuss everything you need to know to build and shape an impressive chest (Plus a workout!).   The function of the pec and its insertion points explained. (3:10) The volume and load recommendations to build an impressive chest. (13:38) The importance of developing a strong back when learning the bench press. (22:53) The significance of priming before you perform any chest exercise. (33:21) The MUST do/MOST effective exercises to build your chest.  Barbell Bench Press. (35:50) Incline Bench Press. (39:30) Dips. (45:15) Chest Flys. (46:55) The ULTIMATE chest workout brought to you by the guys of Mind Pump: Frequency, training volume, exercises & MORE. (49:30) Sal. (52:45) Adam. (54:06) Justin. (56:05)   Related Links/Products Mentioned September Promotion: MAPS Starter ½ off!! **Code “STARTER50” at checkout** Complete Guide To Build a Great Chest | Mind Pump Media How to Develop Your Chest - Mind Pump Are You Activating Your CHEST Muscles Properly?? (QUAH #9) | MIND PUMP How to Lateral Raise for Maximum Muscle Growth How to Row: Correct these Common Mistakes for Maximum Lat Development Mind Pump Free
September 18, 2019
In this episode of Quah (Q & A), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about how and when should one use “cheat” reps, how to adapt workouts to fit a physical job, avoiding sex or masturbation at least 5 days before a competition to keep testosterone high, and whether regular chiropractic adjustments help with improving mobility.   Adam and family take an unplanned trip to their favorite spot. (6:06) Sal and Jessica take a hike to the Pinnacles. (9:02) Catrina outfitting her companies’ new gym space using PRx + the guys' favorite way to workout. (11:06) Comparing the macro profile of regular almonds to Skinny Dipped almonds. (15:52) Settling an old debate between Sal and Adam: What is the greatest cinematic picture of all time? (18:15) Why do we focus so heavily on high cholesterol in medicine? (21:35) Mind Pump Recommends ‘The Mind, Explained’ on Netflix. (28:45)   A white couple gives birth to an Asian daughter after alleged fertility clinic mix-up. (35:36)   #Quah question #1 – How and when should you use cheat reps? (39:04) #Quah question #2 – I have a fairly high labored intensive job that involves a lot of bending and lifting in front of me. How should I adapt my workout to fit my activity? Should I focus on pressing movements to counter the pulling I do at work? Or should I just stick to a balanced routine? (46:12) #Quah question #3 – As a collegiate track and field athlete one of my coaches told us not to have sex or masturbate at least 5 days before a competition, because it would keep our testosterone high which would help us perform better. Is there truth to this? #Quah question #4 – What are your thoughts on chiropractors? Do regular adjustments help with improving mobility?   People Mentioned Jim Kwik (@jimkwik)  Instagram Justin Brink DC (@dr.justinbrink)  Instagram Dr. Jordan Shallow D.C (@the_muscle_doc)  Instagram   Related Links/Products Mentioned September Promotion: MAPS Starter ½ off!! **Code “STARTER50” at checkout** Visit Vuori Clothing for an exclusive offer for Mind Pump listeners! Visit PRx Performance for an exclusive offer for Mind Pump listeners! **Code “mindpump” at checkout** Visit Skinny Dipped for an exclusive offer for Mind Pump listeners! **Code “mindpump” at checkout** LDL-C does not cause cardiovascular disease: a comprehensive review of the current literature The Mind, Explained | Netflix Official Site Mind Pump TV - YouTube Check out Mind Pump Live to get tickets for their next live event! How to manage your mental health | Leon Taylor | TEDxClapham White couple gives birth to Asian daughter after alleged fertility clinic mix-up The ONLY Way You Should Be Doing Dumbbell Bicep Curls! MAPS Fitness Products Mind Pump Free  
September 16, 2019
In this episode, Sal, Adam & Justin interview Dan "Nitro" Clark of American Gladiators fame.
September 14, 2019
In this episode of Quah (Q & A), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about easy ways to spot a bad personal trainer, asking for a spot when you want to lift heavy, which of the 3 powerlifting lifts were the most difficult and easy, and how their fitness careers began. Mind Pump’s newest partner, Caldera Labs, and the importance of what you put on your skin. (4:05) Beauty products are NO JOKE! (11:00) What’s the deal with people that buy old cop cars and taxi cabs?? (13:09) Adam’s first ‘moment of panic’ with his son. How the ‘parent instinct’ is a REAL thing. (17:10) The pros and cons of blue light exposure for athletic performance & MORE. (28:31) The 7 biggest parenting mistakes that destroy kids’ confidence and self-esteem. (31:45) The value and potential issues of due process. Why we should never choose safety for freedom. (37:07) The scary accuracies of personality tests. (43:30) #Quah question #1 – What are easy ways to spot a bad personal trainer? (45:25) #Quah question #2 – For a woman who lifts alone, should you just ask some random dude to spot you when you want to lift heavy? Is it weird or creepy? (52:42) #Quah question #3 – Of the three major powerlifting lifts, which one did you have to work the hardest on to get stronger and which one was the easiest? (1:01:18) #Quah question #4 – I would love to hear how each of your careers in fitness began. (1:15:45) People Mentioned Taylor (@tayvalenz)  Instagram  Danny Matranga | CSCS | BSc. (@danny.matranga)  Instagram Robert Oberst (@robertoberst)  Instagram Dr. Ben Pollack (@phdeadlift)  Instagram   Related Links/Products Mentioned September Promotion: MAPS Starter ½ off!! **Code “STARTER50” at checkout** Visit Caldera Labs for an exclusive offer for Mind Pump listeners! Light exposure in the evening improves performance in the final spurt Visit Felix Gray for an exclusive offer for Mind Pump listeners! A psychotherapist shares the 7 biggest parenting mistakes that destroy kids’ confidence and self-esteem Exclusive: Feds Demand Apple And Google Hand Over Names Of 10,000+ Users Of A Gun Scope App Free Personality Test Mind Pump Free
September 13, 2019
In this episode of Quah (Q & A), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about the best pre-workout for someone who has a caffeine tolerance, how to make the most of your rest time during a workout, what to do (or not do) when you get bored with training, and whether macros should change during a deload week. A good old fashioned ‘pure’ push. The benefits of coffee berry extract that can be found in Organifi products. (4:24) Have there been things that their kids have picked up from their own behaviors that have come to bite them in the ass?? (7:35) Mind Pump on the ‘vape’ hysteria. (13:57) A review of the new ‘Dennis Rodman: For Better or Worse’ documentary and how he has influenced and impacted Adam’s life. (19:32) Mind Pump Recommends ‘The Pursuit’ on Netflix. (30:23) Bill Burr crushing it in his new special, ‘Paper Tiger’. (34:17) The differences between grass-fed vs. grain-fed and how Butcher Box aims to provide a better health profile. (36:02) #Quah question #1 – What pre-workout do you take and what do you recommend for someone who has a caffeine intolerance? (44:15) #Quah question #2 – How do you make the best of your rest time during a workout? (53:45) #Quah question #3 – What do you do or not do when you get bored with training? (1:00:51) #Quah question #4 – Should macros change during a deload week? (1:08:57) People Mentioned DENNIS. RODMAN. (@dennisrodman)  Instagram Bill Burr (@wilfredburr)  Instagram Paul Chek (@paul.chek)  Instagram Related Links/Products Mentioned September Promotion: MAPS Starter ½ off!! **Code “STARTER50” at checkout** Visit Organifi for the exclusive offer for Mind Pump listeners! **Code “mindpump” at checkout** Modulatory effect of coffee fruit extract on plasma levels of brain-derived neurotrophic factor in healthy subjects. A sixth person died from vaping-related lung disease. Here's what you need to know The complicated evolution of Dennis Rodman Billy Corgan Tells Hilarious Dennis Rodman Stories - Joe Rogan The Pursuit | Netflix Bill Burr: Paper Tiger | Netflix Official Site Visit Butcher Box for this month’s exclusive Mind Pump offer! Effects of Beetroot Juice Supplementation on Cardiorespiratory Endurance in Athletes. A Systematic Review Mind Pump Free
September 12, 2019
In this episode, Sal, Adam, and Justin go into detail how to build amazing shoulders. Shoulders: The MOST prized body part. (2:14) Why do modern humans have such mobile shoulder joints? (3:31) How whatever you don’t do, you don’t stay connected to: The importance of having a ‘functional’ shoulder girdle. (6:28) Why are the shoulders such a ‘valued’ focal point for men and women? (18:56) The different parts of the shoulder, what they are responsible for and what you may be neglecting. (20:38) Why mobility is KEY to developing healthy/strong shoulders. (25:10) Mind Pump’s favorite mobility exercises to build your range of motion. (30:31) The ULTIMATE workout to build AMAZING shoulders: Exercises, rep ranges, frequency & MORE! (38:30) People Mentioned Dr. Jordan Shallow (@the_muscle_doc)  Instagram Related Links/Products Mentioned  September Promotion: MAPS Starter ½ off!! **Code “STARTER50” at checkout** The Relationship Between Waist-Hip Ratio and Fertility The Other Best Muscle Building Exercises of All Time Will Implementing Mobility Exercises Help Increase My Muscle Mass? Z Press to take Your Shoulder Development to the Next Level Sal's Super Shoulder Movement for more Shoulder Mobility & Connectivity Prime Your Shoulders with Handcuffs with Rotation on a Bench Thread the Needle Squat Like a Pro!- 10 Primers to Improve Squat Form - Lizard with Rotation (Video 3 of 10) How To Do A PROPER Dumbbell Rear Delt Fly Improve Your Shoulder Workouts with the Kettlebell Halo How to Lateral Raise for Maximum Muscle Growth Complete Guide To Growing Big Shoulders | Mind Pump Media Mind Pump Free
September 11, 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 relationship between strength and endurance, go-to exercises for working the serratus, whether drinking “naturally flavored” seltzer water or sparkling water is any better than drinking diet soda, and  the importance of having hobbies that aren’t fitness or health-related and where to start if you don’t have any. Why if you don’t have the right QUALITY, it’s just red light on your skin. The health benefits of companies like Joovv and red light therapy. (7:11) The importance of looking at things through the RIGHT lens. (13:30) Mind Pump Weekend Update: Adam celebrates his 20-year high school reunion. (16:40) Justin’s sweeping rodent issue continues... (30:33) Sal and Jessica visit San Francisco. (32:32) The wide-ranging effects of cannabinoids and how supplementing with full-spectrum hemp products like NED can provide important health benefits. (34:30) Mexico’s proposed new drug laws: Why the drug war will fail. (40:24) #Quah question #1 – What is the relationship between strength and endurance? Are they inversely related? Would it be possible to train both? (45:41) #Quah question #2 – What are your go-to exercises for working the serratus? (52:30) #Quah question #3 – Is drinking “naturally flavored” seltzer water or sparkling water any better than drinking diet soda? (59:04) #Quah question #4 – What is the importance of having hobbies that aren’t fitness or health-related and where to start if you don’t have any? (1:02:45) Related Links/Products Mentioned September Promotion: MAPS Starter ½ off!! **Code “STARTER50” at checkout** A Controlled Trial to Determine the Efficacy of Red and Near-Infrared Light Treatment in Patient Satisfaction, Reduction of Fine Lines, Wrinkles, Skin Roughness, and Intradermal Collagen Density Increase Visit Joovv for an exclusive offer for Mind Pump listeners! Diagnosis | Netflix Official Site TouchTunes | Home New York plans to deal with its rat problem by drowning them in booze Endocannabinoid Performance Through Retrograde Signaling Visit NED for an exclusive offer for Mind Pump listeners! Mexico’s President Proposes Drug Decriminalization With Legal Supply Via Prescription NRA is suing after San Francisco labels it a terror group Encyclopedia of modern bodybuilding - Book by Arnold Schwarzenegger Mind Pump TV - YouTube Mind Pump Free Resources
September 9, 2019
In this episode, Sal, Adam and Justin speak with Tommy Caldwell, star of Neflix's The Dawn Wall. Tommy has had an amazing life filled with adventure and danger from the time he was a small child. Held hostage by rebels in Kyrgyzstan, overcoming a potentially career-ending accident and scaling the the Dawn Wall of El Capitan are just of few of the stories he tells in this fascinating interview.
September 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 tips for improving deadlifts, whether practicing a healthy lifestyle improves your sex life, whether diet breaks are necessary for body composition changes, and most awkward moments with clients. How Organifi ‘Glow’ can be beneficial for your skin. (3:13) Adam living the FULL ‘dad life’. (5:54) How your children will BREAK your heart. (10:50) Keeping it in the family. Study shows a rate of extreme inbreeding in the U.K. (14:27) The mischievous nature of children. (16:00) How our bodies evolved to receive nutrients through food and the challenges of getting them through a vegan diet. (20:10) Mind Pump Recommends Diagnosis on Netflix + Our natural inclination to follow the crowd. (25:12) Making the case that artificial sweeteners create ‘bad’ behaviors. (29:14) #Quah question #1 – What are your tips for improving deadlifts? Should I be changing the rep range? How often should I increase volume? (38:52) #Quah question #2 – Does practicing a healthy lifestyle improve your sex life? If so, how? (46:43) #Quah question #3 – Are diet breaks necessary or can long term consistency still get you body composition changes? (54:50) #Quah question #4 – What have been some of your most awkward moments with clients? (59:40) Related Links/Products Mentioned September Promotion: MAPS Starter ½ off!! **Code “STARTER50” at checkout** Visit Organifi for the exclusive offer for Mind Pump listeners! **Code “mindpump” at checkout** Thousands in UK born as result of ‘extreme inbreeding’, study suggests Mind Pump 1107: How Going Vegan Can Make You Fat & Sick Vegan and vegetarian diets linked to increased risk of stroke, study finds When Vitamin Pills Are Too Much of a Good Thing Suggested move to plant-based diets risks worsening brain health nutrient deficiency Diagnosis | Netflix Official Site It doesn't matter if it's sugary or diet: New study links all soda to an early death Andy Galpin Instagram post on Squats vs. Deadlifts Visit Joovv for an exclusive offer for Mind Pump listeners! Visit Everly Well for an exclusive offer for Mind Pump listeners! **Code “mindpump” at checkout** Mind Pump Free Resources People Mentioned Andy Galpin (@drandygalpin) • Instagram
September 6, 2019
In this episode of Quah, sponsored by MAPS Fitness Products (www.mapsfitnessproducts.com), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about how to train after a poor night of sleep, the benefits of simple and complex carbohydrates, whether someone who has suffered from an eating disorder should compete in bodybuilding, and fitness influencers who should go away.   Who is the most impulsive buyer at Mind Pump? (4:58) That one time the guys at Mind Pump got hustled. (10:00) Skinny Dipped almonds are popular amongst the college kids & MORE. (16:21) Justin shares his experience playing pickup basketball. (19:03) The popularity of the ‘being authentic’ movement: Feeding an agenda vs. producing what the consumer wants. (23:29) Another study showing how BCAA’s are a waste of money. (33:29) Making the case for the value of artificial sweeteners. (38:05) How played out is Burning Man? (43:50) Mind Pump bragging on themselves. (46:05) #Quah question #1 – On days when you know you can’t perform at your fullest, because you aren’t fully recovered from things like a poor night of sleep. Should you just do mobility work or a lighter workout also ok? (48:18) #Quah question #2 – I get a lot of clients believing the stay away from white simple carbs myth. Could you please explain the benefits simple white and complex carbohydrates and when it is beneficial to consume them? (53:24) #Quah question #3 – Do you think someone who had suffered from an eating disorder should compete in bodybuilding? (58:35) #Quah question #4 – If you guys can pick one fitness influencer or personality that you would have shut up and go away forever, who would it be and why? (1:04:30) Related Links/Products Mentioned September Promotion: MAPS Starter ½ off!! **Code “STARTER50” at checkout** Hustlers (2019) - Rotten Tomatoes Visit Skinny Dipped for an exclusive offer for Mind Pump listeners! **Code “mindpump” at checkout** These Are the 12 Snacks You Need to Keep in Your Dorm Room The Shop | Official Website of the HBO Series | HBO There's Nothing Candid About LeBron's The Shop Branched-chain amino acids do not improve muscle recovery from resistance exercise in untrained young adults Layne Norton post on Artificial Sweeteners Association between intake of non-sugar sweeteners and health outcomes: systematic review and meta-analyses of randomised and non-randomised controlled trials and observational studies DJ Flume performs sex act live on stage at Burning Man 9 Best Fitness Podcasts for Workout Motivation 15 Fitness Podcasts to Get You Pumped for the Gym Check out Mind Pump Live to get tickets for their next live event! Mind Pump Free Resources People Mentioned Layne Norton, PhD (@biolayne) - Instagram Joe DeFranco (@defrancosgym) • Instagram Ben Greenfield Fitness (@bengreenfieldfitness) • Instagram Joey Swoll (@joeyswoll) • Instagram Dan Bilzerian (@danbilzerian) • Instagram
September 5, 2019
In this episode, Sal, Adam and Justin detail how to get started with weight training, whether it is for yourself, a loved one, or a client. What is resistance training? (3:05) How does the body burn fat? (4:40) How does one understand what goes into their caloric maintenance? (7:20) Making the case that resistance training is the SUPERIOR form of exercise. (11:30) The 6 basic types of human movements the average person should do to reap the benefits of resistance training. (21:35) #1 – Picking things up off the floor. (25:19) #2 – Squatting. (31:35) #3 – Pressing or pushing things away from your head. (42:48) #4 – Pulling. (47:00) #5 – Rotating. (50:35) #6 – Lunging. (51:35) Don’t go into the gym to beat yourself up! Focus on practicing the skill. (52:40) The belief that resistance training requires a lot of equipment. (56:57) Related Links/Products Mentioned September Promotion: MAPS Starter ½ off!! **Code “STARTER50” at checkout** The association of grip strength from midlife onwards with all-cause and cause-specific mortality over 17 years of follow-up in the Tromsø Study Mind Pump TV - YouTube The Best Form of Exercise - Mind Pump Stop Working Out And Start Practicing - Mind Pump Mind Pump Free Resources
September 4, 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 adding cycling to a training regimen to help grow legs, whether being too dedicated to training and nutrition can actually impede progress, changing where you place compound lifts in your workout, and who would do best competing in American Ninja Warrior. Mind Pump Weekend Update:  Adam and Catrina take Maximus on their first family vacation. (6:21) Sal and family make ‘the sauce’. (15:00) Justin plays ‘babysitter’ + updates on the feral ‘rat’ cat. (24:15) Is Adam turning into an essential oil guy? (26:00) Sal ‘destroys’ the gym + the importance of consistency. (27:18) What scares the guys most about aging? (34:00) Sal recommends “Good Boys.” (37:40) Is ‘Internet Gaming Disorder (IGD)’ a real thing now?? (39:55) #Quah question #1 – Can adding cycling to your training help grow legs in any way? Or will it be detrimental? (45:14) #Quah question #2 – Can being too dedicated to training and nutrition can actually impede progress? (50:31) #Quah question #3 – When beginning your workout, do you always have a start your routine with the compound lifts? Can it be beneficial to save them for the middle or end of your workout? (59:25) #Quah question #4 – If you had to compete in American Ninja Warrior who would win and what obstacle would each of you dominate in? (1:02:50) People Mentioned Joe DeFranco (@defrancosgym)  Instagram Taylor (@tayvalenz)  Instagram   Related Links/Products Mentioned September Promotion: MAPS Starter ½ off!! **Code “STARTER50” at checkout** Sanctuary Beach Resort | Monterey Bay, CA Hotel on The Beach Visit Vuori Clothing for an exclusive offer for Mind Pump listeners! Visit Four Sigmatic for an exclusive offer for Mind Pump listeners! **Code “mindpump” at checkout** Why Sprinting in the Sand Sucks, The Ultimate Squat Progression & Lots More! Good Boys (2019) - Rotten Tomatoes What is gaming disorder? Gaming disorder The health benefits of strong relationships MAPS O.C.R. | Muscle Adaptation Programming ... - Mind Pump Mind Pump Free Resources
September 2, 2019
In this episode, Sal, Adam and Justin have a honest and heartfelt conversation with Doug Bopst. Incarcerated at 20, Doug has since been able to overcome self-destructive behavior and self-doubt by taking ownership of his life.
August 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 the best way to cycle between cutting and bulking, the unseen benefits of the farmer’s walk, powder-based meal replacement shakes, and maintaining a healthy relationship with money Sal shares his love for ‘simple’ candy. (5:40) The importance of staying hydrated and the value of having a ‘vessel’ (like the new MIIR flasks) to carry around with you. (11:32) How blue light affects our sleep and health. (19:03) Justin has a CRAZY rat problem and landed on the best solution... (30:07) The future of war is here! US issues cyber-attack on Iran. (34:08) Why are the guys so excited for September 10th?? (37:14) Schools implementing ‘phone-free’ policies, phone addiction, distracted kids, how we consume information & MORE. (40:11) #Quah question #1 – How to know when you are ready to start a cut? What is the best way to cycle between cutting and bulking? (48:44) #Quah question #2 – What are some unseen benefits of the farmers' walk? (58:34) #Quah question #3 – What are your thoughts on powder-based meal replacement shakes and the meal replacement concept? (1:05:35) #Quah question #4 – You talk about the importance of one’s relationship with food and exercise, how does one maintain one with money? (1:12:06) Related Links/Products Mentioned MAPS OCR Launch Promotion: Discount code “OCR30” at checkout August Promotion: MAPS Prime & Prime Pro ½ off!! **Code “PRIME50” at checkout** Visit MIIR for an exclusive offer for Mind Pump listeners! Why Athletes Should Be Avoiding Harmful Blue Light Visit Felix Gray for an exclusive offer for Mind Pump listeners! Blue light has a dark side Barn Cat Adoptions - The SPCA for Monterey County The US hit Iran with a secret cyberattack to disrupt oil tanker attacks the same day Trump almost authorized military strikes Apple will launch iPhone 11 on Sept. 10 in Cupertino Bill Burr: Paper Tiger | Official Trailer | Netflix Schools are making students lock their phones in pouches to prevent distraction MAPS Strong | MAPS Fitness Products - Mind Pump What Caffeine Does to Your Body And Brain Human breast milk may help babies tell time via circadian signals from mom Visit Organifi for the exclusive offer for Mind Pump listeners! **Code “mindpump” at checkout** Winning the $1 billion Mega Millions jackpot won’t make you happier, but it will make you more satisfied, study finds Was Michael Jackson In Debt Before He Died? A Look At The King of Pop's Finances Mind Pump Free Resources People Mentioned Bill Burr (@wilfredburr)  Instagram Danny Matranga | CSCS | BSc. (@danny.matranga)  Instagram
August 30, 2019
In this episode of Quah, sponsored by MAPS Fitness Products (www.mapsfitnessproducts.com), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about whether simple yoga at home a few times a week is a good mobility plan, how to adjust a client’s macros when they are consistently non-compliant, how to train clients who do not work out on their own, and professions they value but could never do. Why Dave Chappelle may be the greatest comedian of our generation. (4:50) Mind Pump addressing the controversy over Sal’s ‘vegan’ post. (6:34) The rise of smartphone technology and its connection to anxiety & depression. (15:45) How the ‘influencer’ bubble may have already burst. (18:11) Silicon Valley's Chinese-style social credit system. (20:34) The ‘Wikipedia’ platform for businesses: How ‘Owler’ is making waves and gaining Adam’s attention. (23:30) The science behind why ‘white noise’ helps us sleep better. (25:52) Is a nuclear-powered car in our future? (29:13) Mind Pump’s take on remakes: Should we update the classics for this new generation or leave them alone? (34:08) Disney taking on the ‘binging’ model and will release episodes weekly. (40:35) The impact of having strong relationships on your health. (42:14) #Quah question #1 – Is simple yoga at home a few times a week a good mobility plan? (45:58) #Quah question #2 – How do you adjust your client's macros when they are consistently non-compliant? (55:43) #Quah question #3 – How do you train clients who do not want to workout on their own? (1:03:03) #Quah question #4 – What's a profession that you value highly but could never do? (1:09:32) People Mentioned Layne Norton, PhD (@biolayne)  Instagram   Related Links/Products Mentioned August Promotion: MAPS Prime & Prime Pro ½ off!! **Code “PRIME50” at checkout** Dave Chappelle: Sticks & Stones | Netflix Official Site You Can Definitely Skip Dave Chappelle's New Netflix Special 'Sticks & Stones' Mind Pump 1107: How Going Vegan Can Make You Fat & Sick Visit Butcher Box for this month’s exclusive Mind Pump offer! Visit Organifi for the exclusive offer for Mind Pump listeners! **Code “mindpump” at checkout** Layne Norton Reviews What the Health Uh-oh: Silicon Valley is building a Chinese-style social credit system Owler: Competitive Intelligence to Outsmart Your Competition Why Does White Noise Help People Sleep? Visit ChiliPad for an exclusive offer for Mind Pump listeners! **Code “MPOOLER” at checkout** Is a nuclear-powered car in our future? Aladdin 2019 | Disney Movies The fraught cultural politics of Disney’s new Aladdin remake Aladdin Controversy Explained: Why The Disney Remake Has Divided Fans Disney+ Ditches "Binge-Watch" Model, Will Release Episodes Weekly The health benefits of strong relationships Mind Pump Free Resources
August 29, 2019
In this episode, Sal, Adam and Justin discuss the benefits and pitfalls of veganism.   Is the vegan diet causing malnutrition in advanced nations? (3:50) The history and origins of the vegan diet. (5:55) The importance of NOT subscribing to a particular diet. (8:21) Things to consider before going vegan. (11:13) Who benefits from this influx of vegan propaganda? (16:15) What’s BEST for the environment is what is BEST for ourselves. (21:37) The health benefits of veganism. (25:15) How these diets are popular due to the agricultural revolution. (30:40) Why Mind Pump is focused on the 98%. (32:50) How diets can become religious in nature. (37:15) The unintended consequences of scare tactics by environmentalists. (42:00) Do NOT push your agenda on everyone else + the importance of checking your ego at the door. (47:57)   People Mentioned   Dominic D'Agostino (@DominicDAgosti2)  Twitter Mikhaila Peterson (@mikhailapeterson)  Instagram   Related Links/Products Mentioned   August Promotion: MAPS Prime & Prime Pro ½ off!! **Code “PRIME50” at checkout** MAPS OCR Preview Promotion: Discount code “OCR30” at checkout Vegan Diets Are Actually Increasing Malnutrition in Wealthy Countries Documents detail Monsanto efforts to fight cancer researchers labeling their products dangerous Why Giving Up Meat Won't Have Much of an Effect on Climate Change WHAT THE HEALTH @mindpumpsal Vegan Post Mind Pump 987: The Ketogenic Diet is Making You Fat Mind Pump 725: Mikhaila Peterson’s Personal Account of Treating Debilitating Disease Through Diet Dietary greenhouse gas emissions of meat-eaters, fish-eaters, vegetarians and vegans in the UK The Game Changers: Film Mind Pump Free Resources    
August 28, 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 Whole30, whether vegetables and fruits carry equal weight when it comes to nutritional necessity, how to best spend an hour with high school weightlifters, and whether microwaves are safe or not. Adam bringing back more fashion trends. (7:06) #MindPumpKitchen has officially launched!! (10:20) Sal and Justin recap their evening out with Chris D'Elia. How comedy plays a LARGE role in society. (13:12) Will TikTok be the next Instagram?? (20:18) Sal is FINALLY able to help his son with his homework. (22:20) The importance of cleaning out the junk/clutter from your life. (23:20) 2515 Hasbro acquires famed rap label Death Row Records. (25:15) The fallout hits Gillette hard after their ‘toxic masculinity’ ads. (26:30) Mind Pump’s touches the ‘third-rail’ on the current ‘Amazon Fire’. (27:11) KFC has now entered the ‘planet based’ market. When will the pendulum swing back? (33:04) 10 things you must consider before becoming an Uber/Lyft driver + are you safer in one than a taxi? (40:10) #Quah question #1 – What are your thoughts on the Whole30? Have you put a client on it? (46:35) #Quah question #2 – Do vegetables and fruits carry equal weight when it comes to nutritional necessity? It seems like they are always lumped together. (54:11) #Quah question #3 – If you had one hour with a high school gym class and a weight room, what would you do with them? (1:01:36) #Quah question #4 – Do you use microwaves? After diving into Paul Chek’s work, we can’t help but hesitate each time we use one. (1:06:55) People Mentioned Danny Matranga | CSCS | BSc. (@danny.matranga)  Instagram Taylor (@tayvalenz)  Instagram Chris D'Elia (@chrisdelia)  Instagram Michael Lenoci (@michaellenoci)  Instagram Kevin Hart (@kevinhart4real)  Instagram John Meadows (@johnmeadows)  Instagram Gary Vay-Ner-Chuk (@garyvee)  Instagram Robb Wolf (@dasrobbwolf)  Instagram Dr. Joseph Mercola (@mercola) · Twitter Terry Wahls MD (@drterrywahls)  Instagram Paul Chek (@paul.chek)  Instagram   Related Links/Products Mentioned MAPS OCR Launch Promotion: Discount code “OCR30” at checkout August Promotion: MAPS Prime & Prime Pro ½ off!! **Code “PRIME50” at checkout** Visit Butcher Box for this month’s exclusive Mind Pump offer! Check out Mind Pump Live to get tickets for their next live event! How TikTok Is Rewriting the World Hasbro acquires gangster rap label Death Row Records as part of $4B deal Gillette ‘Shifting The Spotlight’ After Losing $8 Billion Amid ‘Toxic Masculinity’ Backlash Why Everything They Say About The Amazon, Including That It's The 'Lungs Of The World,' Is Wrong Beyond Meat and KFC partner to test fried plant-based ‘chicken’ Parents avoid jail after strict vegan diet left 19-month-old baby without teeth, weighing 10.8 pounds I'm a driver for Uber and Lyft — here are 10 things I wish I knew before starting the job ‘Woke’ Lyft hit with 7 sexual assault lawsuits in a day Whole30 Paul Chek Blog on Microwaves Mind Pump Free Resources
August 26, 2019
In this episode, Sal, Adam & Justin break down what it takes to be a successful obstacle course racer and how to best train for a race. The phenomena that is obstacle course racing (OCR): The history, origins, how it became popular, the value & MORE. (2:49) How the struggle gives us meaning. (9:00) What it takes to be a successful obstacle course racer. (13:30) You MUST have endurance/stamina. (14:25) The importance of having mental toughness/grit. (17:27) How your grip connects you to everything else. (23:37) The significance of practicing and strengthening your skills to build up your work capacity/durability. (28:43) What does the ideal physique look like for an OCR athlete? (37:40) How to program/train your body for an OCR. (40:36) The importance of mobility. (43:19) Building the foundation of strength. (45:07) Using the running component to your benefit. (47:00)  Create daily practices to toughen your body up. (49:30) The value in testing yourself. (51:00) People Mentioned Joe De Sena (@realJoeDeSena)  Twitter Amelia Boone (@arboone11)  Instagram Ben Greenfield Fitness (@bengreenfieldfitness)  Instagram Justin Brink DC (@premiere_spine_sport) Instagram   Related Links/Products Mentioned August Promotion: MAPS Prime & Prime Pro ½ off!! **Code “PRIME50” at checkout** MAPS OCR Preview Promotion: Discount code “OCR30” at checkout Mind Pump 595: Joe De Sena Founder of Spartan Race & the Spartan Up! Podcast "Field physical training of the soldier. 1917" Fight Club (1999) - IMDb Obstacle course racing scaling its way to Olympic inclusion The Rise of Obstacle Course Races The association of grip strength from midlife onwards with all-cause and cause-specific mortality over 17 years of follow-up in the Tromsø Study Mind Pump 630: Amelia Boone- Obstacle Course Racing’s Queen of Pain  
August 23, 2019
In this episode of Quah, sponsored by MAPS Fitness Products (www.mapsfitnessproducts.com), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about the benefits or gains from conventional deadlifts vs sumo deadlifts, as well as high bar squats vs low bar squats, whether 3-5 minutes of rest is necessary for strength, the use of artificial colors and flavors in food and supplements and their bucket list items. The massive infusion of investor capital by Vuori. The importance of laying down the foundation. [4:18] Paul Chek has partnered with Organifi! (8:03) How we almost lost Justin this past weekend in Tahoe. (10:53) Why is Adam sleeping on the couch? (15:07) The importance of documenting the early stages of your child’s life to retain memories. (18:40) The value and potential future of boutique fitness studios. How fitness is a ‘fad’ driven business. [23:18] Keanu Reeves is HOT!! Matrix 4 has been confirmed!! (38:47) Is there a changing of the guard? Apple + is investing $6B in original content. The guys speculate on the future of streaming and the various platforms. (42:10) #Quah question #1 - Do you get the same benefits or gains from conventional deadlifts and sumo deadlifts? And the same question for high bar squats and low bar squats? (51:42) #Quah question #2 - Is 3-5 minutes of rest really necessary for strength? I feel it’s too long. I feel recovered around the 1:30-2 minute mark. (1:00:17) #Quah question #3 - What are your guy's thoughts on the use of artificial colors and flavors in food and supplements (1:07:35) #Quah question #4 - What are some of your bucket list items? (1:17:45) People Mentioned Paul Chek (@paul.chek)  Instagram Brendon Ayanbadejo (@brendon310)  Instagram Tom Bilyeu (@tombilyeu)  Instagram Layne Norton, PhD (@biolayne)  Instagram Robb Wolf (@dasrobbwolf)  Instagram Related Links/Products Mentioned August Promotion: MAPS Prime & Prime Pro ½ off!! **Code “PRIME50” at checkout** Growth Equity Firm Norwest Invests in Rapidly Growing Activewear Brand Vuori Vuori Gets Minority Investment Visit Vuori Clothing for an exclusive offer for Mind Pump listeners! Visit Organifi for the exclusive offer for Mind Pump listeners! **Code “mindpump” at checkout** Fitness spending is flying high, but a recession could hit boutique brands first ‘Matrix 4’ Officially a Go With Keanu Reeves, Carrie-Anne Moss and Lana Wachowski (EXCLUSIVE) Apple is spending $6 billion on original shows and trying to beat Disney+ to market, reports FT City on a Hill: Showtime Mind Pump 1058: Ideal Rest Time Between Sets, How To Spot A Bogus Study, Morning Neck Pain Solutions & MORE Common Food Triggers of Behavioral Issues Mind Pump Free Resources  
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
June 13, 2019
In this episode, Sal, Adam and Justin talk about fasting, what it is, how it has become mainstream, the benefits of fasting, the downsides of fasting and in particular how fasting may, in fact, be contributing to accumulating excess body fat. How fasting has become the new “diet”. (2:35) The evolution of fasting + the different types of ‘fasts’. (4:39) The benefits of going without food. (11:10) Why fasting may be making you fat. (31:55) Mind Pump Recommends: Who is fasting FOR? How LONG should the fast be? (50:11) The RIGHT way to do a fast. (54:09) People Mentioned Valter Longo - Wikipedia Hodgetwins Official Instagram (@officialhodgetwins)  Instagram   Related Links/Products Mentioned June Promotion: MAPS Strong ½ off!! **Code “STRONG50” at checkout** Fasting triggers stem cell regeneration of damaged, old immune system The Warburg Effect: How Does it Benefit Cancer Cells? Fasting and Caloric Restriction in Cancer Prevention and Treatment. To fast, or not to fast before chemotherapy, that is the question Intermittent Fasting Made Easy @Hodgetwins Is Fasting Effective? - Mind Pump Intermittent Fasting Guide | MAPS Fitness Products - Mind Pump How to Use Fasting to Build Muscle, Lose Fat and Improve Health - MPTv Mind Pump Free Resources
June 12, 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 benefits of one rep maxes, frequent small meals vs infrequent large meals, what it means to be strong beyond just the physical component, and how to find your purpose in life. Recap of the live event in Manhattan Beach, competitive team time, getting caught in a vortex & MORE. (6:30) How Four Sigmatic is crushing it! (19:11) Public opinion vs. reality: Fair Oaks Farms animal abuse scandal explained. (23:25) Organifi, a great place to work. (33:50) The next big UFC fight: Justin Bieber calls out Tom Cruise. (36:37) It's official: NASA is opening the International Space Station to tourists. (38:56) Study: Exercise as the primary treatment if you have a mental disorder. (42:42) Study shows how the nervous system can transmit information across multiple generations. (48:15) #Quah question #1 – How do you guys feel about one rep maxes for yourself and for your clients? I’m into powerlifting and strongman so I see them as necessary, but what about for overall health? (51:04) #Quah question #2 – What are the benefits of having smaller meals throughout the day vs large less frequent meals? Or is it just a personal preference? (1:00:34) #Quah question #3 - What does it mean to be a strong man to you? What does it mean to be a strong woman beyond just the physical component? (1:08:46) #Quah question #4 – What would you guys suggest for someone to find their purpose in life? (1:20:11) People Mentioned Ben Greenfield (@bengreenfieldfitness)  Instagram Tero Isokauppila (@iamtero)  Instagram Justin Bieber (@justinbieber)  Instagram Shanna Mota (@lilmota)  Instagram Drew Canole (@drewcanole)  Instagram Mark Manson (@markmansonnet)  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 Four Sigmatic for the exclusive offer for Mind Pump listeners! **Code “mindpump” at checkout** Visit Organifi for the exclusive offer for Mind Pump listeners! **Code “mindpump” at checkout** Meet the 34-year-old founder who naps on a nail bed and is selling millions of dollars of mushroom products 3 people charged in connection to Fair Oaks Farms animal abuse video The 20 Best Workplaces in Retail 2018 | Fortune Justin Bieber challenges Tom Cruise to MMA fight in bizarre tweet It's Official: NASA Is Opening The International Space Station to Tourists Exercise: Psych patients' new natural prescription Israeli study: Nervous system can transmit messages to future generations Are You Strong? | T Nation Man's Search for Meaning – Book by Viktor E. Frankl Mind Pump 1050: Mark Manson- The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck Start with Why - Book by Simon Sinek The Purpose Driven Life: What on Earth Am I Here For? - Book by Rick Warren Mind Pump Free Resources
June 10, 2019
In this episode, Sal, Adam and Justin talk with New York Times bestselling author or The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck and Everything is F*cked. The receding threshold of pain and discomfort. (3:34) You say you value something, but your actions tell a different story. (6:42) Why he wrote a ‘pessimistic’ self help book. (9:35) The paradox of choice. (14:21) The importance of ‘god value’. (19:15) Why are we becoming less religious? (24:55) The better things get, the more ridiculous the things we get upset about. (29:05) How do we inject struggle into our lives to find meaning? (31:17) Defining what your values are. (34:30) The coddling of the American mind. (42:07) The value hierarchy. (45:24) The importance of hearing both sides. (50:06) Where did he derive his wisdom? (51:27) The unexpected reactions from his books. (57:47) How our perception of ourselves lags behind reality. (1:02:04) The story of how he connected with Will Smith. (1:09:28) What is his top value? (1:20:56) The differences between a good and a bad podcast. (1:24:44) His current biggest struggle. (1:27:30) The evolution of fatherhood. (1:28:50) What does someone buy who doesn’t give a shit about money? (1:32:47) The coolest thing about being a famous author. (1:33:58) Featured Guest/People Mentioned Mark Manson (@markmansonnet)  Instagram Mark Manson (@IAmMarkManson)  Twitter Website Aubrey Marcus (@aubreymarcus)  Instagram Jonathan Haidt (@JonHaidt)  Twitter Will Smith (@willsmith)  Instagram Jim Kwik (@jimkwik)  Instagram Jordan Peterson (@jordan.b.peterson)  Instagram Related Links/Products Mentioned June Promotion: MAPS Strong ½ off!! **Code “STRONG50” at checkout** Mark Manson - Amazon.com Stop Trying to Change Yourself—Change Your Actions | Mark Manson What To Give a F*ck About with Mark Manson - AMP #147 “Who the Fuck Am I?”: The Ultimate Guide to Personal Values The Coddling of the American Mind : How Good Intentions and Bad Ideas Are Setting Up a Generation for Failure - Book by Greg Lukianoff and Jonathan Haidt The Flip Side Happiness Is Not Enough | Mark Manson Open: An Autobiography – Book by Andre Agassi
June 8, 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 training intuitively vs. sticking 100% to a plan, training with suspension training systems, what to do if one side is engaging more than the other during compound exercises, and if all muscle is created equal. How Sal has dethroned Justin for the most awkward handshake ever. (4:19) Oakland, California, decriminalizes magic mushrooms and peyote. (10:38) The façade of Instagram marketing. (14:54) High school principal accused of copying Ashton Kutcher's Teen Choice Awards speech. (23:04) What is surveillance capital and how does it affect you? (24:48) Butcher Box brings back a crazy promotion!! (32:48) Mind Pump traveling the country, get your tickets now! (38:24) #Quah question #1 – What are your thoughts on training intuitively vs. sticking 100% to a plan? (39:59) #Quah question #2 – Thoughts on training with suspension training systems? Is it a good tool to incorporate with strength training? (54:17) #Quah question #3 – During compound exercises I feel one side engaging more than the other. Is there a way I can prevent this? (1:02:04) #Quah question #4 - Is all muscle is created equal? Can a person with more compact muscle be stronger than someone built like a bodybuilder? (1:07:56) People Mentioned Aubrey Marcus (@aubreymarcus)  Instagram Mike Matthews (@muscleforlifefitness)  Instagram Related Links/Products Mentioned June Promotion: MAPS Strong ½ off!! **Code “STRONG50” at checkout** Visit Butcher Box for this month’s exclusive Mind Pump offer! Check out Mind Pump Live to get tickets for their next live event! Oakland, California, decriminalizes magic mushrooms and peyote Instagram Influencer With 2.6m Followers Struggles To Sell 36 T-Shirts High School Principal Plagiarizes Ashton Kutcher Speech Advertisers want to mine your brain to help sell their products - Axios Irresistible: The Rise of Addictive Technology and the Business of Keeping Us Hooked - Book by Adam Alter MAPS Fitness Anywhere | Muscle Adaptation Programming System - Mind Pump Mind Pump Free Resources
June 7, 2019
In this episode of Quah, sponsored by MAPS Fitness Products (www.mapsfitnessproducts.com), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about the biggest difference between Prime and Prime Pro, how to get through the times you can’t access a lot of clean calories, making sure stretching doesn’t impede muscle growth, and how to best utilize 30 minute sessions as a trainer. Suns out, legs out! The guys are starting to rock their Vuori shorts. (4:39) Rolex giant Watches of Switzerland begins London IPO. (7:30) Jay-Z: Hip hop’s first billionaire. (10:50) Cryptocurrency pioneer pays $4.57m for lunch with Warren Buffett. (17:24) Justin the hoarder: Certain ‘Skinny Dipped’ almond flavors seem to be disappearing at Mind Pump HQ. (19:39) Considering the male disposability hypothesis. (21:20) This is just the beginning…Parents given chance to use sperm from deceased son to produce male heir raises ethical concerns. (27:43) How insecurities defy logic. (34:55) #Quah question #1 – What’s the biggest difference between Prime and Prime Pro? If I get Prime Pro do I have a need for Prime. (46:54) #Quah question #2 - How to get through the times when you can’t access a lot of clean calories due to bad planning or just unexpected life events? (1:00:04) #Quah question #3 – As a former gymnast I value flexibility. I am only a few months into weight training and want to make sure my stretching doesn’t impede muscle growth. When is the best time to deep stretch? Before working out, after working out or on rest days? (1:08:00) #Quah question #4 – Being an LA Fitness trainer we only work with 30-minute sessions and two times a week is most common. What would your game plan be with someone who is trying to lose weight or someone who is trying to gain strength? (1:13:02) People Mentioned Ben Pakulski (@bpakfitness)  Instagram IFBB LEGEND FLEX WHEELER (@officialflexwheeler)  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** Rolex giant Watches of Switzerland begins London IPO debut with £650m valuation Artist, Icon, Billionaire: How Jay-Z Created His $1 Billion Fortune Cryptocurrency pioneer pays $4.57m for lunch with Warren Buffett, who called Bitcoin 'rat poison squared' Considering the Male Disposability Hypothesis Parents given chance to use sperm from deceased son to produce male heir raises ethical concerns Watch Three Identical Strangers | Prime Video - Amazon.com Prime Bundle | MAPS Fitness Products - Mind Pump Mind Pump Free Resources
June 6, 2019
In this episode, Sal, Adam and Justin break down what it takes to build a competition level body and what to keep in mind when deciding whether to compete or not. What is the definition of a competitor? What does a competition body look like? (3:06) The key attributes of a competitor. (7:39) Should competing be called a ‘sport’? (15:43) The pros and value of competition. (19:08) The dark side of competing. (34:27) Creating the avatar of the person who SHOULD compete. (1:04:58) People Mentioned Omar Ventura (@omarv33)  Instagram IFBB PRO Johnny Sebastian (@johnnysebastian)  Instagram Melissa Wolf WBFF BIKINI PRO (@meliwolff)  Instagram Related Links/Products Mentioned June Promotion: MAPS Strong ½ off!! **Code “STRONG50” at checkout** How to Mentally Train for a Bodybuilding Competition – Mind Pump Blog Are You Ready For Your Bodybuilding Competition? - Mind Pump Blog In the Defense of Bodybuilders – Mind Pump Blog Mind Pump Free Resources
June 5, 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 kettlebell versions of Olympic lifts, a good way to strengthen bones, what to do when you get to the gym but don't feel like lifting, and what they would eat if they could eat anything with no consequence. Should CBD be regulated? The recent FDA public hearing, companies like NED doing things the RIGHT way & MORE. (5:17) 16-year-old girl faces child-porn charges for making a video of herself. Is this a parenting issue or should she bare all the responsibility? (16:40) US government preparing potential investigation into Google over its monopoly on competition. (27:22) Apple iTunes is shutting down. (31:32) Sal joins the bandwagon and finally starts Game of Thrones! (33:42) Mind Pump Recommends. (35:55) Justin finds a new passion, the tough job of a comedian & MORE. (38:14) Bring your son to workday at Mind Pump. (46:47) #Quah question #1 – I know how you guys feel about Olympic lifts with a barbell. What are your thoughts on the kettlebell versions of those exercises? Is the barrier to entry lower form wise give them a place in peoples workouts? (50:59) #Quah question #2 – What is a good way to strengthen bones? A personal trainer told me that I have low bone density according to one of those handheld devices and told me I should sprint. I don’t want to hurt myself and sprinting is a skill I don’t have. My grandma had osteoporosis, so it is something I do think about wanting to prevent. (1:00:22) #Quah question #3 – If someone gets to the gym and they aren’t feeling it but want to get their lift on, what would you recommend? (1:06:31) #Quah question #4 – Here’s the scenario: You have a day to eat whatever you want with no consequences. What do you each eat for each meal? (1:12:47) People Mentioned Brendan Schaub (@brendanschaub)  Instagram Joe Rogan (@joerogan)  Instagram Mike Salemi (@mike.salemi)  Instagram   Related Links/Products Mentioned June Promotion: MAPS Strong ½ off!! **Code “STRONG50” at checkout** Visit Ned for an exclusive offer for Mind Pump listeners! Visit Organifi for the exclusive offer for Mind Pump listeners! **Code “mindpump” at checkout** FDA to hold first public hearing on effects of CBD 5 Takeaways From the FDA's Hearing on CBD | Leafly 16-year-old girl appeals after being convicted of child pornography over sex video she made of herself and sent to her friends US government preparing potential investigation into Google over its monopoly on competition Apple iTunes Is Shutting Down - Consumer Reports Bad Blood | Netflix Official Site Cobra Kai - YouTube Brendan Schaub You'd Be Surprised (2019) | SHOWTIME Kettlebells For Aesthetics | MAPS Fitness Products - Mind Pump Mind Pump TV - YouTube Mind Pump Free Resources
June 3, 2019
In this episode, Sal, Adam and Justin speak with Dr. Jolene Brighten, author of Beyond the Pill. Dr. Brighten is a leading expert in women's medicine and covers a number of topics in a fun and engaging way that not only affect women but the men in their lives as well. How many women are using birth control? (3:30) What symptoms are women being prescribed birth control for? (4:20) Have we been misled when it comes to the pill? (6:30) The impact of mate selection and the pill. (8:45) Is there a correlation to women on birth control and autoimmune disease? (16:15) How does birth control affect a women’s ability to gain muscle and burn body fat? (20:41) How there is a time and a place for birth control: What can women do to reduce side effects? (30:28) Diets and their impact on your body. (33:20) What happens when you have women who are on birth control and statins? (44:55) How did she get into the field of women’s health? (51:45) The differences between the shot and the pill. (1:00:37) The ‘decoder ring’ of a woman's hormonal cycle. (1:05:10) Are there some birth control pills that are better than others? (1:09:27) The 5 Fundamentals of the Brighten Protocol. (1:10:23) The ‘411’ on endometriosis. (1:16:25) How to work with the menstrual cycle to get gains. (1:20:49) Negative self-talk and its impact on your health. (1:32:12) The pros and cons of fertility awareness methods. (1:39:33) Featured Guest/People Mentioned Dr. Jolene Brighten (@drjolenebrighten)  Instagram Website YouTube Jessica Rothenberg (@thetraininghour) Instagram Dr Lara Briden (@larabriden)  Instagram Amy Schumer (@amyschumer)  Instagram Related Links/Products Mentioned June Promotion: MAPS Strong ½ off!! **Code “STRONG50” at checkout** Beyond the Pill: A 30-Day Program to Balance Your Hormones, Reclaim Your Body, and Reverse the Dangerous Side Effects of the Birth Control Pill - Book by Jolene Brighten Women more attracted to masculine mates during ovulation The Stripper's Secret Effects of an oral contraceptive on sexual behavior of chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes) Women on Pill three times more likely to get Crohn's disease... and the risk could be even higher with morning-after contraception Sarcopenic obesity - definition, etiology and consequences - NCBI - NIH Association of Hormonal Contraception With Depression The Gift of Fear: And Other Survival Signals That Protect Us from Violence - Book by Gavin de Becker FDA allows marketing of first direct-to-consumer app for contraceptive use to prevent pregnancy
June 1, 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 training clients to do pull-ups vs lat pulldowns, the difference between training volume and training intensity,  how to deal with cravings, and the benefits of DEXA scans. Sal goes to Supercuts once again. (3:51) Justin stirring the pot with his latest post on Jillian Michaels ‘kettlebell’ swing. (5:35) How to GROW your arms using compound lifts rather than machines. (11:20) How to use Kettle & Fire bone broth to enhance your meals and satisfy your gut in the process. (18:42) Why Pokémon wants to ‘gamify’ your sleep. (21:50) Are you all in or partially in? The high failure rate of second and third marriages. (24:45) New Product Alert: ‘Glow’ from Organifi. (29:24) The longevity effects of a ‘particular’ state of mind. (32:47) How creatine IS a health supplement. (44:00) #Quah question #1 – Do you teach clients to do pull-ups or do you keep them on the lat pulldown? (47:13) #Quah question #2 – Training volume vs. training intensity, what is the difference? (54:37) #Quah question #3 – After meals I want something else, usually a cookie dunked in peanut butter or a piece of dark chocolate or something similar. My husband says it’s because I eat too healthy of meals. Is this true? I feel like some people are so perfect and never need anything else. How do I get like that? (1:02:21) #Quah question #4 – What are your opinions on DEXA scans? Good to track progress or waste of money? (1:08:51) People Mentioned Jillian Michaels (@jillianmichaels)  Instagram Related Links/Products Mentioned May Promotion: MAPS HIIT ½ off!! **Code “HIIT50” at checkout** Visit Kettle & Fire for the special offer for Mind Pump listeners! Visit Organifi for the exclusive offer for Mind Pump listeners! **Code “mindpump” at checkout** Can't do a Pull-Up? Do this!... – Mind Pump TV From Pokémon Go to... Pokémon Sleep?—Brainstorm Health The High Failure Rate of Second and Third Marriages This Japanese secret to a longer and happier life is gaining attention from millions around the world Beyond Muscles: The Untapped Potential of Creatine Mind Pump Free Resources
May 31, 2019
In this episode of Quah, sponsored by MAPS Fitness Products (www.mapsfitnessproducts.com), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about speeding up metabolism by eating more calories and still doing cardio, training ability to recover and increase work capacity, essentials for a home gym, and lifting heavy after getting a deep tissue massage. Dr. Dre and Mac Cheese in the house! (3:45) How Seed tests their probiotics with a machine that acts like your gut! (5:40) Mind Pump ‘pop culture’ hour. (7:48) The crazy stats around ‘Digital Eye Syndrome’ and how Felix Gray glasses stand out above the crowd. (10:33) Video game addiction is officially a mental health disorder. (15:42) A nice way to intimidate the other side… UFOs reported by Navy pilots. (27:54) Sealed FBI audiotapes allege Martin Luther King Jr. had affairs with 40 women and watched while a friend raped a woman, a report claims. How we must separate the man from the art. (35:40) Have four or more babies in Hungary and you'll pay no income tax for life. (47:12) Everest death toll rises to 11 amid overcrowding concerns. (50:30) #Quah question #1 – Can you speed up your metabolism by eating more calories and still do cardio? Not overdo it, but just enough to maintain tightness. (54:06) #Quah question #2 – How do you train your ability to recover and increase work capacity? Why is this important? (1:03:51) #Quah question #3 – What are your essentials for a home gym? (1:11:09) #Quah question #4 – Is lifting heavy a bad idea after getting a deep tissue massage? (1:19:16) People Mentioned Joe Rogan (@joerogan)  Instagram Official Tom DeLonge (@tomdelonge)  Instagram Craig Capurso (@craigcapurso)  Instagram Related Links/Products Mentioned May Promotion: MAPS HIIT ½ off!! **Code “HIIT50” at checkout** Visit Seed for the special offer for Mind Pump listeners! **Code “mindpump” at checkout** Visit Felix Gray for the exclusive offer for Mind Pump listeners! Mind Pump Ep. 1022: Raja Dhir- The Truth About Probiotics Video Game Addiction Mental Health Disorder Info | HYPEBEAST Joe Rogan Experience #1299 - Annie Jacobsen ‘Wow, What Is That?’ Navy Pilots Report Unexplained Flying Objects FBI tapes allege Martin Luther King Jr. watched a rape: report Hungary’s Orban wants to reverse his country’s shrinking population through tax breaks. That’s much easier said than done. Everest death toll rises to 11 amid overcrowding concerns - CNN How To Improve YOUR Work Capacity (6 MOVEMENTS) | MIND PUMP COUNTRY STRONG?? Increase YOUR Work Capacity (2 EXERCISES) | MIND PUMP Visit PRx Performance for an exclusive offer for Mind Pump listeners! **Code “mindpump” at checkout** Mind Pump Free Resources
May 30, 2019
In this episode Sal, Adam and Justin break down High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT), the negatives, the positives and how to do it properly. The confusion and misconceptions around HIIT (High-intensity interval training). (2:43) Demystifying the ‘aura’ around HIIT. Who is it for? Not for? (11:45) What are the risks involved with HIIT? (14:05) When would you program HIIT for a client? Yourself? (22:54) Do you lose less muscle doing HIIT vs. traditional cardio? (30:20) The benefits of HIIT. (31:46) What HIIT protocol would you prescribe for a client? (35:44) What two things prevent people from succeeding at HIIT? (43:17) Biggest takeaways for proper HIIT training + Why MAPS HIIT is superior programming. (44:48) Related Links/Products Mentioned May Promotion: MAPS HIIT ½ off!! **Code “HIIT50” at checkout** Twelve Weeks of Sprint Interval Training Improves Indices of Cardiometabolic Health Similar to Traditional Endurance Training despite a Five-Fold Lower Exercise Volume and Time Commitment Effectiveness of High-Intensity Interval Training (HIT) and Continuous Endurance Training for VO2max Improvements: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Controlled Trials Is interval training the magic bullet for fat loss? A systematic review and meta-analysis comparing moderate-intensity continuous training with high-intensity interval training (HIIT) The Secrets To Great HIIT Workouts Revealed – Mind Pump Free Guide Can HIIT Workouts Be Effective? – Mind Pump Blog Is HIIT More Effective Than Heavy Weightlifting For Fat Loss? – Mind Pump Blog Best Bodyweight HIIT Workout Routine For Fat Loss – Mind Pump Blog Mind Pump TV NEAT- Walmart Diet Secret- Do this INSTEAD of cardio - YouTube
May 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 the benefits of squatting below parallel, the biggest myths in fitness, at-home fitness programs such as Beachbody, and strategies for behavior change. How the guys are finally at their ‘nostalgia’ age for marketers. (3:17) How to balance your ‘Yin/yang’ using the elixirs from Four Sigmatic. (5:19) The importance of having integrity and teaching what you are an expert in: The guys respond to the Jillian Michaels ‘kettlebell’ training video. (12:27) CrossFit takes a stand and deletes their Facebook and Instagram platforms: The need for checks and balances in the market. (19:03) #Quah question #1 – What are the benefits of squatting below parallel and it is worth it for the average gym goer to practice that? (43:30) #Quah question #2 – What are the biggest myths in fitness? For example, the anabolic window. (1:00:04) #Quah question #3 – What are your thoughts on at-home fitness programs such as those developed and marketed by Beachbody? (1:16:11) #Quah question #4 – In episode 1034 you briefly talked about the importance of influencing people to change their behavior, in regards to health and fitness, instead of just focusing on facts. Can you share some strategies for behavior change? (1:23:52) People Mentioned Jillian Michaels (@jillianmichaels)  Instagram Mike Salemi (@mike.salemi)  Instagram Greg Glassman (@CrossFitCEO)  Twitter Eric Schmidt (@ericschmidt)  Twitter Jordan Harbinger (@jordanharbinger)  Instagram Layne Norton, PhD (@biolayne)  Instagram Dr. Justin Brink (@premiere_spine_sport)  Instagram Related Links/Products Mentioned May Promotion: MAPS HIIT ½ off!! **Code “HIIT50” at checkout** Visit Four Sigmatic for the exclusive offer for Mind Pump listeners! **Code “mindpump” at checkout** Jillian Michaels Kettlebell Video CrossFit Deletes Facebook and Instagram After User Group Is Deplatformed – Reason.com The Jordan Harbinger Show Ep. 201: Eric Schmidt | How a Coach Can Bring out the Best in You Gulf of Tonkin Resolution - HISTORY Reichstag Fire - HISTORY MAPS Fitness Prime | Muscle Adaptation Programming System - Mind Pump Dunphy Squat- Improve Your Squat with this Secret Exercise - YouTube Visit Organifi for the exclusive offer for Mind Pump listeners! **Code “mindpump” at checkout** Mind Pump Ep. 1034: Conventional Deadlifts vs. Trap Bar Deadlifts, How a Physical Job Affects Muscle Growth, the Impact of Pre-Workouts on Fat Loss & MORE Mind Pump Free Resources
May 27, 2019
In this episode, Sal, Adam and Justin talk with Jamal Liggin, trainer of top-tier pro athletes and entertainment celebrities. How Marshawn Lynch ‘rubbed’ Adam the wrong way. (2:12) Why Jamal knew he was a trainer before he even knew he was a coach. (5:17) Where does his incredible drive and work ethic come from? (16:50) How he applies what he sees to incorporate into his client’s workouts. (20:10) Why it’s not about being the fastest guy anymore but maintaining the speed. (22:55) What are the biggest misconceptions about training for athletic performance and explosiveness? (25:05) The major differences in training between the college vs. professional athlete. (36:00) The hierarchy of tools used to control the body and get FASTER. (37:37) What are some of the most important exercises young athletes can do? More advanced athletes?  (44:15) Impressive stories from the athlete’s he has trained and worked with. (45:53) The importance of being AWARE of your body. (49:13) The illusion that ALL professional athletes have the best trainer training them: How social media is diluting good trainers’ brand. (53:48) The pros and cons of bilateral vs. unilateral movements. (1:00:22) How did his partnership with Nike happen? (1:03:09) How your work ethic plays a KEY role in your success. (1:06:27) The importance of warming up/priming the body before a workout. (1:13:38) Biggest pet peeve with his athletes? (1:15:46) What are the current trends he is seeing? (1:16:54) Why sometimes being a workhorse in the gym doesn’t apply on the field. (1:21:14) The process to become a trainer in his gym. (1:25:25) The differences between working with athletes vs. celebrities. (1:27:58) Featured Guest/People Mentioned Jamal Liggin (@jamalliggin)  Instagram Website Shawn Lynch (@beastmode)  Instagram Odell Beckham Jr (@obj)  Instagram Joe Haden (@joehaden23)  Twitter Alana Blanchard (@alanarblanchard)  Instagram Diddy (@diddy)  Instagram Related Links/Products Mentioned May Promotion: MAPS HIIT ½ off!! **Code “HIIT50” at checkout** MAPS Memorial Day Sale: Bundles 20% off – Use Code “MDBUNDLE” / Programs 30% off – Use Code “MDPROGRAM” **Both codes expire at 11:59PM PST on Monday, May 27th 2019. The Virgin Way: Everything I Know About Leadership – Book by Richard Branson
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