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Mind Pump: Raw Fitness Truth

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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 @mindpumpmedia, @mindpumpsal, @mindpumpadam, @mindpumpjustin & @mindpumpdoug and at mindpumppodcast.com. Get expertly programmed Mind Pump training protocols at mapsfitnessproducts.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 @mindpumpmedia, @mindpumpsal, @mindpumpadam, @mindpumpjustin & @mindpumpdoug and at mindpumppodcast.com. Get expertly programmed Mind Pump training protocols at mapsfitnessproducts.com

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United States

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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 @mindpumpmedia, @mindpumpsal, @mindpumpadam, @mindpumpjustin & @mindpumpdoug and at mindpumppodcast.com. Get expertly programmed Mind Pump training protocols at mapsfitnessproducts.com

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English


Episodes

1735: Worst Fitness Myths That Keep People Out of Gyms

1/23/2022
In this episode Sal, Adam & Justin cover five myths that keep people from going to the gym.

Duration:00:39:58

1734: How to Tell If Your Workout Is Working, Adding 10-15 Pounds of Muscle in a Year, Ways to Get Your Child to Exercise & More

1/21/2022
In this episode of Quah (Q & A), Sal, Adam & Justin coach four Pump Heads via Zoom. Mind Pump Fit Tip: For long-term fat loss success, walking is better than running. (4:03)The various temperaments of children. How much is nature versus nurture? (15:22)How the universe may be pixelated. (25:05)Would you buy a house in the metaverse? (28:48)Are women not as competitive as men? (35:28)The remarkable results from using Joovv. (43:26)How people can take something out of context to attack you....

Duration:01:53:44

1733: The Most Underrated Piece of Gym Equipment, High Reps Vs. Low Reps for Building Muscle & Strength, the Pros & Cons of Wearing Lifting Gloves & More

1/20/2022
In this episode of Quah (Q & A), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about whether calories should be the same for training and non-training days, the pros and cons of wearing gloves when lifting, whether lifting low weight and high reps is as effective as high weight and low reps, and if mirrors an underrated piece of gym equipment. Mind Pump Fit Tip: How skipping leg days may actually affect the gains in the rest of your body. (4:08)How Adam has become a meme for a dad....

Duration:01:16:53

1732: How to Workout Every Day for 30 Days (Free Workout!)

1/19/2022
In this episode Sal, Adam & Justin cover five keys to designing a daily workout for 30 days & have also included a free workout at maps30day.com! Mind Pump, giving back to their audience. (3:14)The value of proper programming to get you started the RIGHT way. (5:43)The importance of mobility and mapping it out for the general public. (6:52)The design and features of this program.(8:16)#1 – A focus on compound lifts and mobility. (11:28)#2 - Scaling up to create a positive feedback loop....

Duration:00:45:21

1731: The Value of Digestive Enzymes for Protein Assimilation, Ways to Develop More Power, the Dangers of High LDL Cholesterol & More

1/18/2022
In this episode of Quah (Q & A), Sal, Adam & Justin coach four Pump Heads via Zoom. Mind Pump Fit Tip: How the current body acceptance movement is harming people’s health. (4:25)Our idea of success is flawed. (17:08)The staggering weight gained, by demographic, during the pandemic. (20:53)A parent hack brought to you by Table Topics. (26:33)Butcher Box, putting that meat in your box. (33:17)The crisis of cars. (36:01)Turo, the Airbnb of cars. (41:23)The guy’s favorite Vuori pants....

Duration:01:36:12

1730: The Eight Most Overrated Exercises

1/16/2022
In this episode Sal, Adam & Justin reveal eight exercises that should not be your first choice when higher value exercises are available. How every exercise has its value if applied PROPERLY. (2:17)The Eight Most Overrated Exercises.#1 – Burpees. (4:38)#2 – Hip abduction/adduction machine. (7:48)#3 – Planks. (11:51)#4 – Leg extension. (15:21)#5 – Peck deck. (20:31)#6 – Combo exercises. (22:33)#7 – Donkey kickbacks. (29:20)#8 – Tricep kickbacks. (32:36)Honorable mentions. (34:43) Related...

Duration:00:43:51

1729: Tips for Building Muscle Over 50, Ways to Address Joint Pain, How to Train for a Strongman Competition & More (Listener Live Coaching)

1/14/2022
In this episode of Quah (Q & A), Sal, Adam & Justin coach four Pump Heads via Zoom. Mind Pump Fit Tip: Obesity is a choice. (3:57)How Adam may be the best stock predictor of all-time and the state of the gym industry. (25:19)How exercise has profound effects on mental health. (32:01)Drinking and Zbiotics. (33:26)The benefits of starting with a new training stimulus. (35:57)The first genetically modified pig heart has been successfully transplanted into a patient. (39:42)NCI, making it...

Duration:01:43:37

1728: How Age Affects Your Ability to Build Muscle, The Best Workout Shoes, the Truth About Fitness Trackers & More

1/13/2022
In this episode of Quah (Q & A), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about only feeling back squats in the quads, how much age influences the ability to make muscle and strength gains, the value of fitness trackers like Whoop and Apple Watch, and the best workout shoes. Mind Pump Fit Tip: Contrary to popular belief, the best thing you can do for your immunity is to be fit, healthy, and lean. (3:59)Justin’s horse immunity. (9:26)How the CDC is now suddenly changing its tune....

Duration:01:24:36

1727: Ten Traits of Successful Lifters

1/12/2022
In this episode Sal, Adam & Justin cover ten common traits shared by successful lifters. Ten Traits of Successful Lifters.(2:36)#1 – Prioritize technique and form. (3:33)#2 – Practice foundational lifts and PRACTICE them often. (7:14)#3 – Know how to apply and manipulate intensity. (11:08)#4 – Aim to optimize efficiency. (16:01)#5 – Love the journey. (20:47)#6 – They are disciplined, NOT motivated. (24:32)#7 – Don't take unnecessary risks. (29:28)#8 – If something hurts, they do NOT avoid...

Duration:00:46:56

1726: The Best Way to Grow the Hamstrings, Starting Strength Review, How to Increase Grip Strength & More

1/11/2022
In this episode of Quah (Q & A), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about Mark Rippetoe and the Starting Strength Method, the best way to grow the hamstrings, how to increase grip strength to deadlift more, and how to include running in your regimen. Mind Pump Fit Tip: How lifting to failure is probably killing your gains. (4:24)Can men have multiple orgasms? (16:23)How Justin’s house may be haunted. (26:13)The Creature from Jekyll Island, a peek behind the curtain of the Federal...

Duration:01:23:12

1725: Focus on These 6 Things to Crush Your 2022 Fitness & Health Goals

1/9/2022
In this episode Sal, Adam & Justin cover 6 foundational steps to reaching your fitness & health goals in 2022. The biggest mistakes people make going into their New Year’s fitness & health goals. (2:11)Focus on These 6 Things to Crush Your 2022 Fitness & Health Goals.(5:02)#1 – Mainly eat whole-natural foods. (7:03)#2 – Focus on hitting your protein intake. (13:40)#3 – Drink a half-gallon to a gallon of water a day. (18:17)#4 – Lift weights, for your whole body, 2-3 days a week. (23:05)#5 –...

Duration:00:42:33

1724: How to Stop Big Bodyweight Swings, the Perfect Number of Exercises to Maximize Your Gains, How to Workout When You Are Short on Time & More

1/7/2022
In this episode of Quah (Q & A), Sal, Adam & Justin coach four Pump Heads via Zoom. Mind Pump Fit Tip: How workout partners might be killing your gains. (4:01)Some new information regarding “fart girl.” (14:07)The ultimate flex with your Bored Ape Yacht Club NFT. (19:25)The guys share their experiences with the Oculus. (21:13)How tech companies have now entered the electric car market. (31:24)The guys make some clarifications on previous statements made in past episodes. (34:38)Joe Rogan’s...

Duration:01:44:03

1723: The Best Time to Take Creatine, Ways to Build the Calves Even With Poor Genetics, the Future of Mind Pump & More

1/6/2022
In this episode of Quah (Q & A), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about whether it is possible to build the calves with poor genetics, if creatine should be taken pre or post workout, tips for introverted personal trainers, and where they see Mind Pump in 20 years. Mind Pump Fit Tip: Sleep in a cool bed and burn more body fat. (3:27)The new fitness narrative heading into 2022. (15:16)Did you know there is plastic surgery for dogs?! (21:01)Will myostatin make anabolic steroids...

Duration:01:25:35

1722: Predicting 2022 Fitness Trends: Will In-Person HIIT Training Continue to Be as Popular?

1/5/2022
In this episode Sal, Adam & Justin discuss the pros & cons of the perennially popular High Intensity Interval Training. Why HIIT training is so trendy. (1:58)How HIIT training is the resistance training form of cardio. (6:24)The challenges with steady-state cardio. (12:12)The biggest selling points for HIIT training. (14:15)The biggest problems with HIIT training. (17:34)Why HIIT training may NOT be a trend. (25:23)The extreme importance of form and stability. (31:50)Taking your level of...

Duration:00:42:33

1721: How to Know If You Are Gaining Muscle Instead of Fat, Ways to Improve Vascularity, Deep Squats Vs. 90 Degree Squats & More

1/4/2022
In this episode of Quah (Q & A), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about whether it is always best to do ass to grass squats or mix it up, social media tips for personal trainers wanting to demonstrate their process, ways to make your veins pop, and good metrics to know if your gaining muscle and not excessive fat. Mind Pump Fit Tip: STOP trying to burn more calories to lose weight; it’s a losing strategy. (4:32)McDonald’s new weight loss idea. (8:10)What is Tesla not doing?!...

Duration:01:24:27

1720: The 8 Worst People to Take Diet Advice From

1/2/2022
In this episode Sal, Adam & Justin talk about eight kinds of people you probably should NOT take diet advice from. The 8 Worst People to Take Advice From.(2:22)#1 – Doctors. (3:20)#2 – The Government. (8:07)#3 – Science zealots. (14:08)#4 – Diet pushers. (20:51)#5 – Fitness influencers. (25:54)#6 – Bodybuilders. (29:55)#7 – Friends. (34:29)#8 – The supplement companies. (38:52)The people you SHOULD be listening to. (43:45) Related Links/Products Mentioned January Promotion (#1): NEW YEAR'S...

Duration:00:45:27

1719: What to Do If You Are Doing the Right Things but Still Gaining Weight, Overcoming the Tendency to Overtrain, How to Train for an Obstacle Course Race With Limited Time & More (Listener Live Coaching)

12/31/2021
In this episode of Quah (Q & A), Sal, Adam & Justin coach four Pump Heads via Zoom. Mind Pump Fit Tip: How TV is making you fat. (2:17)The wild world of Crypto/NFTs! (14:36)Why Elon Musk thinks the Metaverse sucks. (23:28)The guys on having the puberty talk with their children. (28:04)How drug smugglers have gotten very creative. (33:36)Psychic tales with Mind Pump. (36:18)Car-Jitsu, the weirdest new BJJ promotion. (43:02)#LiveListener question #1 – With my tendency to overtrain, what...

Duration:01:31:38

1718: How to Get More Arm Definition, Ways to Break Through a Deadlift Plateau, Tips for Avoiding Muscle Loss When in a Caloric Deficit & More

12/30/2021
In this episode of Quah (Q & A), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about how to get more definition in the arms, how to progress the deadlift when stuck at a weight, how quickly muscle is lost in a caloric deficit, and whether taking too many supplements or vitamins can have possible negative consequences in regards to liver and kidney health. In this episode, Sal, Adam & Justin discuss the best bicep exercises, how to increase a deadlift plateau, weight loss in a caloric...

Duration:01:17:36

1717: Why Before & After Pictures Are Bullsh*t

12/29/2021
In this episode, Sal, Adam & Justin detail why before & after photos should be eyed with suspicion. The origins of the before & after photo. (1:40)The psychology behind why the formula works. (4:00)Why Mind Pump doesn’t use before & after photos. (6:23)Five Reasons Why Before & After Pictures Are Bullsh*t. #1 – Sell the visual, rather than the full story. (8:10)#2 – Preach the outcome, rather than the journey. (13:13)#3 – Encourage people to compare themselves to others. (17:47)#4 – Pray on...

Duration:00:43:29

1716: When to Change up Exercises for Maximum Gains, the Advantages of Unilateral Over Bilateral Movements, When Taking Vitamins Is a Waste of Money & More

12/28/2021
In this episode of Quah (Q & A), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about how often to switch up exercises for max gains, if unilateral movements are more beneficial than bilateral movement, whether vitamin supplementation is necessary if you eat a balanced diet, and good qualities (or red flags) to look for in a nutritionist. Mind Pump Fit Tip: Most workout programs suck because they lack these two components. (4:22)How you can make money on ANYTHING these days. (12:43)Yet...

Duration:01:21:15