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Barbell Shrugged is the leading CrossFit based podcast and web show online! Every Wednesday the Barbell Shrugged crew sits around and talks CrossFit, Strength, Conditioning, Weightlifting, potty humor.... you name it.

Barbell Shrugged is the leading CrossFit based podcast and web show online! Every Wednesday the Barbell Shrugged crew sits around and talks CrossFit, Strength, Conditioning, Weightlifting, potty humor.... you name it.
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Barbell Shrugged is the leading CrossFit based podcast and web show online! Every Wednesday the Barbell Shrugged crew sits around and talks CrossFit, Strength, Conditioning, Weightlifting, potty humor.... you name it.




The Strong Coach — Secrets to Overcoming Distractions and Being The Best Coach w/ Jeremy Thiel — 1

Jeremy Thiel has been successfully running his box, CrossFit Central for 13 years! As a box owner, he kept focus on challenging himself and those around him to consistent excellence. Blessed with the heart of an athlete, mind of a leader, and an entrepreneurial spirit, Jeremy is not only effective in his approach to business, but also extremely gifted in motivating people to achieve their own goals. His intense drive and dedication to succeed in the life has laid the foundation for his...


Feed Me Fuel Me — The Big Picture w/ Dr. Andy Galpin — 92

Dr. Andy Galpin is a teacher and story-teller. He is the co-host of Shrugged Collective’s The Body of Knowledge (@thebodyofknowledge), has a PhD in Human Bioenergetic, and is a tenured Professor in the Center for Sport Performance at CSU Fullerton. Dr. Galpin now focuses his attention on teaching classes (Sports Nutrition, Exercise Physiology, Designing Exercise Programs, Applied Strength and Conditioning, Athlete Assessment and Measurement, etc.), and running the BMEP lab, which studies...


Barbell Shrugged - Mindset of a Champion w/ 2x UFC Champion Dominick Cruz -320

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Real Chalk — The Rest Button w/ Joe Di — 28

Joe Di Stefano CSCS, RKC – “Joe D.I.” as he is referred, is an international speaker, fitness expert, entrepreneur and coach. Joe is the Director of Sport at Spartan Race, the world’s leading obstacle racing organization. He is also the Founder of RUNGA, an off-the-grid experience designed to help people achieve their highest potential. Over the years, Joe has consulted with major fitness brands and hotel chains on their approaches to fitness. He has instructed more than 100 seminars in...


The Bledsoe Show w/ Mind Pump: 100 Years in The Fitness Industry Examine Modern Lifestyle #78

Mind Pump is an online radio show/podcast that has been described as Howard Stern meets fitness. It is sometimes raw, sometimes shocking and is always entertaining and informative. The hosts, Sal Di Stefano, Adam Schafer and Justin Andrews have over 40 years of combined fitness experience as personal trainers, club managers, IFBB fitness competitors and fitness thought leaders. In this episode, we dive into a lot of topics including: The current state and the potential future of fitness...


The Strong Coach — Prologue

The Strong Coach is a show hosted by Mike Bledsoe, where he uncovers what truly separates the good from the great. A collection of interviews with experienced coaches, who share what sets them apart, abd advice for the aspiring coach, who wants to take their craft to the next level. Being a trainer is great, but let’s not let it get confused with the role of a coach. A trainer has developed themselves in a valuable modality, while the coach is the steward of their client’s dreams. They will...


Feed Me Fuel Me — Committed to Change w/ Taylor Dayne Loyd — 91

Taylor Dayne Loyd is owner of TDLFIT and co-owner of Iron Greenhouse. She has been coaching boxing for 8 years. She is USA WEIGHTLIFTING Certified and has her Precision Nutrition Cert. Taylor competed in bodybuilding competitions, bikini and figure. She was a nationally qualified figure competitor. After 3 years of bodybuilding, she made her way into Crossfit. Taylor is currently training at Crossfit Jaakarhu under Michael Winchester. She is a passionate athlete and coach with high...


Barbell Shrugged — Nutrition, Hormones & Coaching w/ Laurie King — 319

Laurie Christine King is a nutritionist, an athlete, and a coach. Laurie pursued a degree in Nutrition & Dietetics partly to remedy her own health issues, including an underactive thyroid and an eating disorder, and partly to put herself in a position to help others to never be in her situation. Laurie has learned that women’s health is very underappreciated and misunderstood, and that most females don’t truly realize how hormonal birth control impacts them, and more importantly – that the...


Real Chalk — A Quickie w/ Mark Sisson — 27

Mark Sisson is founder of Primal Nutrition and Primal Kitchen, a fitness author, blogger, and a former distance runner, triathlete and Ironman competitor. He is also the author of numerous books, including The Primal Blueprint, which was credited with turbocharging the growth of the primal/paleo movement back in 2009. In 2017, Mark officially became a New York Times bestselling author with The Keto Reset Diet. He is also the publisher of, the #1-ranked blog for over a...


The Bledsoe Show w/ Simon Scott: Burnt & Poisoned #77

This is a special episode, where Mike and a few friends describe their experience right after participating in a special ceremony in Sedona, AZ, which included frog medicine from the amazon called kambo. Kambo is an extraction from an Amazonian frog, which some people think is poison, but it's a collection of peptides, which humans use for cleansing the body and spirit for thousands of years. The episode is broken down into three back-to-back separate interviews. The first one is with...


Barbell Shrugged — Controversy, CrossFit, and Future w/ Russell Berger

LGBTQ controversy How Russell found CrossFit Gym jones and the black box Affiliate growth and CrossFit business model The future of CrossFit in fitness


Body of Knowledge — Epilogue

In the epilogue, Kenny, Andy, and Josh reflect on the experience of creating the inaugural volume of The Body of Knowledge. They share some of the back stories and conversations that went into the first nine chapters with a little humor and a ton of honesty. Kenny also reveals the theme for volume 2 which is due out later this year. Enjoy! - Kenny and Andy ------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Show notes:...


Body of Knowledge — Chapter 9 — Human Healthcare w/ Linda Resonstock

In chapter 9, we are joined by Linda Rosenstock to talk about healthcare and the various factors that influence it. Linda has 20 years of experience in clinical medicine, she was appointed by the Clinton and Obama administrations to advise on issues in public health, and she served as the dean of the UCLA School of Public Health for 12 years. Enjoy! - Kenny and Andy ------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Show notes:...


Feed Me Fuel Me — Sharpen The Axe w/ Seth Page - 90

Seth Spencer (@sethyoumfer) Page is owner and co-founder of Misfit Athletics, a competitive and affiliate programming and coaching for CrossFit Athletes - “The most well rounded programming for competitive athletes”. MisFit Athletics began as five guys from the great city of Portland, Maine, who ended up at the same place, coming from very different paths, which is exactly how they were able to come together to create the program, coaching, media, apparel, and camps that exist today. Seth...


Barbell Shrugged — Why You Need Fish Oil w/ Evan Demarco — 318

Evan DeMarco (@evan_demarco) is a sports medicine and nutrition expert, published author, public speaker and frequent guest on television, radio, and digital platforms. He is a successful entrepreneur whose interest in diet, health and supplements began as an athlete and consumer determined to improve an industry that was going through massive transformation. Evan is currently Director Market Development at The KD Pharma Group, his main focus is working to fix the omega 6 to omega 3 ratio,...


Real Chalk — The Fit to Fat to Fit Journey w/ Drew Manning — 26

Drew Manning is creator of TV Show #FitToFatToFit, NY Times best-selling author of Fit2Fat2Fit, host of Fit2Fat2Fit Experience Podcast, and personal trainer. Drew went on a quest to go from fit to fat to fit again in one year in order to better understand the weight-loss struggles of his clients and the online community. He embarked on this journey to prove to clients, website followers, and people across the country that it is possible to get back into shape. In this episode, Drew shares...


The Bledsoe Show w/ Ryan Frisinger: Optimizing and Restoring Health With Our Environment #75

Ryan Frisinger is a biohacker, techno-shaman, and visionary, who helps individuals restore health and vitality by designing customized health programs that address genetic weaknesses, nutritional deficiencies, emotional traumas, and performance issues. By transforming advanced multidisciplinary research into potent programs, Ryan provides each individual with an operator's manual for their unique body. His client base includes professional athletes, type-A high performers, autistic...


What is the Program Vault?

Doug and Anders here; excited to share with you that we've put all of our best training programs on a single membership site so you can access all of them for one monthly membership. We used to sell them for over $97 per month EACH and now you can have access to all 11 for only $47 per month. You get 11 programs instead of 1 and instead of paying 11 times as much you only pay HALF as much (if you're not much of a math person... that's a GREAT DEAL!) Listen to this episode to get familiar...


Body of Knowledge — Chapter 8 — Human Performance

In chapter 8, we describe the evolution of human performance and the factors that influence it. We show how the modern fitness industry came to be plagued by extreme ideology, persuasion, and isolation. Andy provides context for this conversation with the history of training from the ancient Greeks to the birth of bodybuilding. Enjoy! - Kenny and Andy --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Show notes:...


Feed Me Fuel Me — Abracadabra w/ Mark England — 89

Mark England has professionally coached thousands of clients worldwide using the power of words and stories for over a decade. He holds an BA in business and a Master’s in Education. Mark is the co-founder of Procabulary and is a lifelong personal development enthusiast. “My mission is to help people create more powerful, more fulfilled lives using the power of better words and stories. Procabulary is the language of getting things done.” — Mark England | Founder, Procabulary In this...