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Mark Bell's PowerCast is a one-hour weekly show featuring humorous and informative interviews with top names in powerlifting, bodybuilding, strongman, athletic training and CrossFit. It is hosted by pro powerlifter, inventor and magazine publisher Mark Bell, along with co-hosts "Silent" Mike Farr and Jim McDonald. (Mark was featured in the 2008 Sundance documentary "Bigger Stronger Faster")The show is sponsored byBSN, makers of NO Explode,Bodybuilding.com,Caveman Coffee Co.Power MagazineandMark Bell's Sling Shotand is a production ofSuperTraining.TV.

Mark Bell's PowerCast is a one-hour weekly show featuring humorous and informative interviews with top names in powerlifting, bodybuilding, strongman, athletic training and CrossFit. It is hosted by pro powerlifter, inventor and magazine publisher Mark Bell, along with co-hosts "Silent" Mike Farr and Jim McDonald. (Mark was featured in the 2008 Sundance documentary "Bigger Stronger Faster")The show is sponsored byBSN, makers of NO Explode,Bodybuilding.com,Caveman Coffee Co.Power MagazineandMark Bell's Sling Shotand is a production ofSuperTraining.TV.
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Sacramento, CA

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Mark Bell's PowerCast is a one-hour weekly show featuring humorous and informative interviews with top names in powerlifting, bodybuilding, strongman, athletic training and CrossFit. It is hosted by pro powerlifter, inventor and magazine publisher Mark Bell, along with co-hosts "Silent" Mike Farr and Jim McDonald. (Mark was featured in the 2008 Sundance documentary "Bigger Stronger Faster")The show is sponsored byBSN, makers of NO Explode,Bodybuilding.com,Caveman Coffee Co.Power MagazineandMark Bell's Sling Shotand is a production ofSuperTraining.TV.

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@STGymSac

Language:

English


Episodes

FINAL EPISODE | Guest: Tyler Cartwright of Keto Gains | #250

2/1/2018
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This is the final episode of the PowerCast. Tyler Cartwright used to weigh over 500 lbs. After years of work, he doesn't anymore. Listen to the story of the day that caused him to decide to take his life in a different direction. Through the Keto Gains community, he's helped many more people work toward solutions to lifelong weight problems. You can find him on the Keto Gains website and on Instagram as @ty_cartwright. Mark Bell hosted with Jim McDonald

Duration:01:35:45

Best of 2017 Encore | Stan Efferding: Small Changes, Big Impacts #180

1/3/2018
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Our informal poll on Instagram a couple weeks ago showed that Stan Efferding was YOUR favorite guest of 2017. While we're still on a break, here's an encore of the most downloaded episode we did with Stan in 2017. We're back next week with episode #250. Original Episode Notes: Stan Efferding returns to the show for our first episode of the new year. We talk about how your success in business is shaped by how you get started, and about how very small changes in your diet and workout plans...

Duration:01:45:33

Best of 2017 Encore | Steve Austin Returns! | Ep #201

12/29/2017
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Another great encore episode while were on holiday break! Original Episode Notes: WWE legend “Stone Cold” Steve Austin returns to the show while we’re on location in Los Angeles. You didn’t know Steve had been on the show before? Hell, he was on episode #11! This was his first time on the show in person rather than on the phone. Steve joined us at Chris Bell’s house and Chris sat in as guest co-host. We kick it off with some trash talking, and then head into a discussion of the highs and...

Duration:01:24:47

Best of 2017 | ENCORE | Kelly Starrett & Matt Vincent #202 | Plus Bonus Content

12/27/2017
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While we're on a holiday break, here's the most popularly downloaded episode of 2017...and in this case...ever! This time we've thrown in about 10 bonus minutes at the end from episode 6 of Matt's UMSO podcast, which is an interview with Kelly. Original Episode Notes: Our good friends bestselling author and mobility guru, Kelly Starrett, and Highland Games champ, Matt Vincent join us for a fun and insightful conversation. We cover a broad variety of issues, but we focus quite a bit on...

Duration:02:37:39

2017 Round Up | #249

12/22/2017
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With over 60 guests, 69 original episodes (representing over 90 hours of audio content, AND 90 hours of video content), 2017 was a big year for the PowerCast. We talk through the impact of some the most notable guests and episodes from this year. We also discuss the results for our informal “Favorite Guest of 2017” poll. Thanks to all of our guests and everyone who listened or watched…And thanks to all of our 2017 sponsors! Onward to 2018! Website: ThePowerCast.com PowerCast theme by...

Duration:01:47:07

Paul Gomez - Raw and Authentic | #248

12/20/2017
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Episode Notes: From the beach to the boardroom might sound like a cliché, but our guest has been there. Paul was a co-founder of the surf brand Hurley, joined Nike when it acquired the company, and now works with Progenex. He also works with growing businesses on branding. His story is different than any we’ve featured on the show. This episode was recorded in May…and kinda got lost in the shuffle in the intervening months. Mark Bell hosts with Jim McDonald (@thejimmcd). Website:...

Duration:01:58:31

Stick to the Script! | #247

12/15/2017
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Some of the Sling Shot staff put together a list of topics for us, and we tackle them without any prep. Some of the topics, Bitcoin and other crypto-currencies, rumors of another McGregor v. Mayweather fight, suspensions at the NFL Network for sexual misdeeds, and the after effects of that viral bullying video. Mark Bell hosts with Jim McDonald (@thejimmcd). Facebook: ThePowerCast PowerCast theme by Aaron Moore PowerCast logo by Joseph Manzo. Audio and Video produced by Jim McDonald

Duration:01:02:06

JP Price: Building Toward Success and More 1,000 lb Squats | #246

12/13/2017
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JP Price, one of just a few men to have squatted over a grand, walked out and raw, joins us. We talk about his love of training, his joy in building a strong community of lifters, and his latest challenge --- running a new powerlifting gym in Kansas City. Be sure to check this one out. JP is one of the most positive people in powerlifting, and he's a professional Santa! You can find JP on IG at @jplifts_sbc Mark Bell hosts with Jim McDonald (@thejimmcd). PowerCast theme by Aaron...

Duration:01:15:43

Maybe Just Keep Your Hands To Yourself? | #245

12/8/2017
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We talk about the current sexual harassment scandals, and contemplate whether there are considerations what should be made in the gym environment. Mark reaches out across the country for web help, and then makes another trip to the Onnit Academy. Mark Bell hosts with Jim McDonald (@thejimmcd). Website: ThePowerCast.com PowerCast theme by Aaron Moore PowerCast logo by Joseph Manzo. Audio and Video produced by Jim McDonald

Duration:00:47:40

Phil Stevens of the Iron Radio Podcast | Building a Small Profitable Training Business | #244

12/6/2017
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Jim had a chance to sit down with one of our long-time friends, Phil Stevens, at the recent Reebok Record Breakers meet. Phil has been a co-host of the Iron Radio podcast for 10 years, and owns a small, but profitable, harcore gym where he only takes on the clients he wants to work with. That's a situation that every trainer/coach would love. He had just successfully returned to the platform after a couple for major surgeries, including a hip replacement, the day before this episode was...

Duration:00:36:59

Brooke Ence – Acting with Superheroes, Overcoming Injuries, and Battling Imposter Syndrome | #243

12/1/2017
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Crossfit Games Athlete (2015) Brooke Ence joins us to talk about appearing in the Wonder Woman and Justice League films as an Amazon, overcoming a painful neck injury, and learning to get past the feeling that you don’t deserve what you’ve worked hard to gain. You can find Brooke on social media at @brookeence. Mark Bell hosts with Jim McDonald (@thejimmcd). PowerCast theme by Aaron Moore PowerCast logo by Joseph Manzo. Audio and Video produced by Jim McDonald Photos by Andrew Zaragoza.

Duration:02:11:19

Greener Grass Syndrome | #242

11/29/2017
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We talk about how often people changes workouts, diets, and even coaches because results are not coming as fast as they want. Is that a good idea? We also get into the Turnover Chain, The Sexiest Man Alive, and the explosion of gun violence. Mark Bell hosts with Jim McDonald (@thejimmcd). PowerCast theme by Aaron Moore PowerCast logo by Joseph Manzo. Audio and Video produced by Jim McDonald Photos by Andrew Zaragoza. Website: ThePowerCast.com Instagram: @markbellspowercast Twitter:...

Duration:01:24:44

Stan Efferding - Part 2 | You Don't Have to Be Perfect to Get Started | Business | #241

11/22/2017
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Stan shares his insight that you don’t have to have perfect conditions, a perfect organization, or perfect product before you get started in a new business. He also relates discusses how his appearance on Shark Tank has improved his business. You can find Stan at @stanefferding on social media, Rhino’s Rants on YouTube, and of course, thekooler.com. Mark Bell hosts with Jim McDonald. Instagram: @markbellspowercast Twitter: @stgymsac Facebook: ThePowerCast VISIT OUR SPONSORS Health IQ...

Duration:00:59:49

Even Good Coaching Decisions Can Turn Out Bad | #240

11/17/2017
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We talk about some recent coaching decisions that seemed reasonable (to us at the time), but didn’t turn out well for the lifters. How much second-guessing should you do? To what extent do things just happen because powerlifting is a physically demanding activity…and sometimes people get hurt? Mark Bell hosts with Jim McDonald (@thejimmcd). PowerCast theme by Aaron Moore PowerCast logo by Joseph Manzo. Audio and Video produced by Jim McDonald Photos by Andrew Zaragoza.

Duration:01:05:57

Stan Efferding - My Hips, My Knees, My Elbows, and My Back | Rehab Yourself | #239

11/15/2017
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Stan stops in to celebrate his 50th birthday, and to share how he used his own experience, and research (including writings by Dr. Stuart McGill), to overcome tendonitis and a herniated disc. You can find Stan at @stanefferding on social media, YouTube, and of course, thekooler.com. Mark Bell hosts with Jim McDonald (@thejimmcd). PowerCast theme by Aaron Moore PowerCast logo by Joseph Manzo. Audio and Video produced by Jim McDonald Photos by Andrew Zaragoza.

Duration:01:29:27

Joel Jamieson - Part 2 : Coaching Mighty Mouse and More on HRV Assessment | #238

11/10/2017
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Joel talks about the programming he uses in working with UFC Flyweight Champ Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson, other top level athletes, and just regular people trying to get into better shape. He discusses how heart rate variability is measured, and offers strategies for improving yours. You can find Joel at @joeljamieson on Twitter and at 8weeksout.com http://www.8weeksout.com/ Mark Bell hosts with Jim McDonald (@thejimmcd). PowerCast theme by Aaron Moore PowerCast logo by Joseph...

Duration:01:00:51

Joel Jamieson - Part 1: Recovery Strategies and Heart Rate Variability

11/7/2017
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Famed strength and conditioning coach to UFC Flyweight Champ Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson joins us for this two-parter. Joel’s training strategies have been used by thousands of elite performers and top athletes worldwide, including the Navy Seals, UFC champions, and dozens of teams from the NFL, NBA, MLS, NCAA, and more. In part one, we discuss strategies for training and recovery, and things that can impede both performance and recovery. We also get into heart rate variability, a...

Duration:01:19:24

The One with Lil' Smokey | #236

11/3/2017
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Our own Steven “Lil’ Smokey” Granzella joins us for this episode. Steven is an integral part of Super Training Gym and works for Mark at HowMuchYaBench.net. Plus (and maybe most importantly) he’s the sales guy for the PowerCast. We talk about his recent biceps tendon repair and how he trained around the injury, his recent weight loss and diet, and how he’s dealt with over 20 surgeries over the course of his life to correct a serious birth defect. You can find Steven on Instagram at...

Duration:01:32:33

Heath Evans Returns to Talk NFL & Fitness | #235

11/1/2017
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Retired NFL fullback, and current analyst for the NFL Network, Heath Evans returns to the show. We talk the current state of the NFL, Health’s move into the fitness and nutrition world, and even dip our toes into the controversy surrounding players kneeling for the anthem. You can find Heath at @heathevans44 on all social media, YouTube, and heathevans44.com. Mark Bell hosts with Jim McDonald (@thejimmcd). PowerCast theme by Aaron Moore PowerCast logo by Joseph Manzo. Audio and Video...

Duration:01:19:06

Brian & Keri Shaw - Part 2 | #234

10/27/2017
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Part two of our conversation with four-time World's Strongest Man, Brian Shaw and his wife, Keri features Brian's take on what happened in the 2017 World's Strongest Man. He also discusses his new strongman education venture, StrongmanAcademy.com. You can find Brian at @shawstrength on social media, and at the website, ShawStrength.com and strongman-academy.com, and Keri at @fitmommyacademy and the website fitmommyacademy.com Mark Bell hosts with Jim McDonald (@thejimmcd). PowerCast theme...

Duration:01:12:13