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MindPump exposes the RAW TRUTH about health, fitness, nutrition and more... Hosts Sal Di Stefano, Adam Schafer & Justin Andrews pull back the curtain on the mythology, snake oil and pseudo-science that pervades the fitness industry and present science-backed solutions that result in increased muscular development and performance while simultaneously emphasizing health. No fitness institution or fitness "truth" is safe from their quick wit and over 40 years of combined experience in the fitness industry. Produced by Doug Egge. Find Mind Pump and the Mind Pump hosts on Instragram @mindpumpradio, @mindpumpsal, @mindpumpadam, @mindpumpjustin & @mindpumpdoug and on Facebook at mindpumpshow. Get expertly programmed Mind Pump training protocols at www.mindpumpmedia.com

MindPump exposes the RAW TRUTH about health, fitness, nutrition and more... Hosts Sal Di Stefano, Adam Schafer & Justin Andrews pull back the curtain on the mythology, snake oil and pseudo-science that pervades the fitness industry and present science-backed solutions that result in increased muscular development and performance while simultaneously emphasizing health. No fitness institution or fitness "truth" is safe from their quick wit and over 40 years of combined experience in the fitness industry. Produced by Doug Egge. Find Mind Pump and the Mind Pump hosts on Instragram @mindpumpradio, @mindpumpsal, @mindpumpadam, @mindpumpjustin & @mindpumpdoug and on Facebook at mindpumpshow. Get expertly programmed Mind Pump training protocols at www.mindpumpmedia.com
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MindPump exposes the RAW TRUTH about health, fitness, nutrition and more... Hosts Sal Di Stefano, Adam Schafer & Justin Andrews pull back the curtain on the mythology, snake oil and pseudo-science that pervades the fitness industry and present science-backed solutions that result in increased muscular development and performance while simultaneously emphasizing health. No fitness institution or fitness "truth" is safe from their quick wit and over 40 years of combined experience in the fitness industry. Produced by Doug Egge. Find Mind Pump and the Mind Pump hosts on Instragram @mindpumpradio, @mindpumpsal, @mindpumpadam, @mindpumpjustin & @mindpumpdoug and on Facebook at mindpumpshow. Get expertly programmed Mind Pump training protocols at www.mindpumpmedia.com

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English


Episodes

1081 The Pros & Cons of Foam Rolling, Training & Nutrition for Combat Sports, the First Steps to Becoming a Leader & MORE

7/23/2019
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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...

Duration:01:27:30

1080: 21 Commandments of Gym Etiquette

7/21/2019
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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....

Duration:00:54:47

1079: How to Activate Muscles by Flexing, the Pros & Cons of Open Chain vs. Closed Chain Exercises, the Future of Peloton & Other Streaming At-Home Workouts & MORE

7/19/2019
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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...

Duration:01:21:01

1078: 3 Things a Hardgainer Must Do to Put on Muscle Size, How to Design an Effective Full-Body Landmine Workout, the Pros & Cons of Maintaining Single Digit Bodyfat Year-Round & MORE

7/18/2019
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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...

Duration:01:51:25

1077: The 7 Deadly Fitness Lies Sold to Women

7/17/2019
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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...

Duration:00:55:37

1076: The Best Way to Preserve Muscle in a Caloric Deficit, How to Enjoy Food without Guilt, the Value of Essential Amino Acid Supplements & MORE

7/16/2019
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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!...

Duration:01:30:05

1075: Dr. Stefanie Cohen - From Venezuelan National Soccer Team to 4X Bodyweight Deadlift & 22 World Records

7/14/2019
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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...

Duration:01:00:45

1074: The Truth About Testosterone Boosters, How to Maximize Load on Muscles While Minimizing Stress on Joints, the Next Big Health Fad & MORE

7/12/2019
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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...

Duration:01:28:56

1073: How to Manipulate Intensity to Break Through Plateaus, the Advantages & Disadvantages of Different Macro Ratios, How to Spot a Good Trainer & MORE

7/11/2019
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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...

Duration:01:35:29

1072: What You Need to Know About Protein for Muscle Building & Fat Loss

7/10/2019
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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...

Duration:00:57:43

1071: Substitute Exercises When You Don't have a Barbell or Rack, Ways to Prevent a Slower Metabolism While Maintaining Endurance, Tips for Merging the Fitness & Wellness Industries & MORE

7/9/2019
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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...

Duration:01:30:55

1070: Underground Muscle Building Secrets with Dr. Scott Stevenson

7/7/2019
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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...

Duration:01:29:29

1069: Avoiding Muscle Loss, When to Use Resistance Bands, Foward Shoulder Fixes & MORE

7/5/2019
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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...

Duration:01:13:27

1068: Vacation Workout Tips, How to Train with Herniated Discs, Pros & Cons of an Exercise Pill & MORE

7/4/2019
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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?...

Duration:01:31:20

1067: The 5 Biggest Lies in Fitness

7/3/2019
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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...

Duration:01:13:03

1066: The Pros & Cons of Training with a Weight Vest, How to Prep for a Night of Drinking Alcohol (& How to Recover), What it Means to Have a Broken Metabolism & MORE

7/2/2019
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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....

Duration:01:29:44

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!

6/30/2019
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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...

Duration:01:29:03

1064: Tracking Food Intake vs. Intuitive Eating When Cutting & Bulking, the Pros & Cons of Lifting Wraps & Sleeves, How to Overcome Mental Blocks to Lifting Heavy & MORE

6/28/2019
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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....

Duration:01:10:47

1063: The Best Routines for Squats & Deadlifts, Advice for Sagging Tummy Skin, How to Identify Inflammation & MORE

6/27/2019
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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...

Duration:01:12:20

1062: Get Strong... Look Better Naked

6/26/2019
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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 &...

Duration:00:45:56