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We are a "Bro" (US) and a "Bloke" (UK), exploring Health and Fitness, Gaming, TV and Film and Adulting. Join us weekly as we bring our own thoughts to the table and interview top experts to share their insights.

We are a "Bro" (US) and a "Bloke" (UK), exploring Health and Fitness, Gaming, TV and Film and Adulting. Join us weekly as we bring our own thoughts to the table and interview top experts to share their insights.

Location:

United States

Description:

We are a "Bro" (US) and a "Bloke" (UK), exploring Health and Fitness, Gaming, TV and Film and Adulting. Join us weekly as we bring our own thoughts to the table and interview top experts to share their insights.

Language:

English


Episodes

The Best Advice for New Dads

7/26/2021
In this new parenting episode, James shares some key tips he's learnt over the last few weeks from being a dad. These include: - Bracing for a lack of organisation in the first few weeks. - Working in shifts with your significant other to care for newborn. - Getting help from your friends & family. - Learning from strong resources (like books) vs. getting bad advice from the internet! -- For more information on our show, visit brosandblokes.com or check out our social media platforms...

Duration:00:17:51

New Fatherhood, Marvel's Latest, Gandalf vs Dumbledore

7/19/2021
We have returned to the mics! In today's episode, we chew over some of the life events from the last few weeks, as well as some exciting things coming up on the horizon. This includes: - Upcoming show guests and episodes - The Euro 2020 Soccer tournament (and England's demise) - The Toyko 2020 Olympics! - Thoughts on Marvel's Disney+ series 'Loki' and the 'Black Widow' movie AND... - A discussion of a fictional wizard battle: Gandalf vs Dumbledore. Who wins?! -- For more information...

Duration:00:37:00

Our Return is Coming! (Show Updates)

7/12/2021
After a brief break owing to Paternity Leave, James returns in this shorter episode to announce plans for the show moving forward. This includes: - Potential to re-introduce 'Parenting' episodes onto the podcast - New interviews out in the field, with exciting new guests - Additional episodes coming out every so often! -- For more information on our show, visit brosandblokes.com or check out our social media platforms and support pages: Facebook: @brosandblokes Twitter:...

Duration:00:09:06

The Truths Behind Those Biopic Movies - *RERUN*

7/5/2021
As James takes a break for "Paternity Leave", this is the third episode as part of our brief "ReRun" series. Be sure to follow @brosandblokes on the social medias for his key updates! -- NOTES FROM ORIGINAL RECORDING: Our latest movie episode has arrived! This time, we review some of our favourite "biopic" movies and explore the "truths" behind some of the elements - whether in character depiction or in storytelling. Those movies are: - Captain Philips (2013) - Band of Brothers (2001-...

Duration:00:45:01

Getting to Know the English Premier League - *RERUN*

6/28/2021
As James takes a break for "Paternity Leave", this is the second episode as part of our brief "ReRun" series. Be sure to follow @brosandblokes on the social medias for his key updates! -- NOTES FROM ORIGINAL RECORDING: In today's episode, James shares his in-depth knowledge of England's most popular sport and league - soccer (or Football as locals call it) and the English Premier League. We start with basic information on the league's format and points accumulation then look at the main...

Duration:00:39:09

"At Home" Fitness; Workouts for Your Personal Space - *RERUN*

6/21/2021
As James takes a break for "Paternity Leave", this is the first episode as part of our brief "Rerun" series. Be sure to follow @brosandblokes on the social medias for his key updates! -- NOTES FROM ORIGINAL RECORDING: In another Fitness check-in, the guys go over some ideas for working out at home. Tyler presents three different "Categories" of money, all dependant on budget. They are "Limited Budget", "Ready to Invest" and "Ballers" Each one presents each own unique workout structures...

Duration:00:27:48

Your Guide to Euro 2020 (w/Mostly Soccer Podcast)

6/10/2021
In Kalan's absence, James goes over the upcoming European soccer tournament - Euro 2020! Not only that, he has the guys from Mostly Soccer podcast to help break things down - Mike Dalo and Jimmy Fuoco! Together, the guys outline the format of the tournament, including details of the group stages and the knockout stages, share thoughts on those teams to watch (and even teams to miss!) and highlight some star players to keep an eye out for. Euro 2020 Fixture List 'Mostly Soccer' Podcast on...

Duration:00:37:52

Army of the Dead: Reviewed

6/7/2021
In the latest movie review episode, James and Kalan go over the latest zombie offering from filmmaker Zach Snyder - Army of the Dead (Netflix, 2021). What were some of the common expectations going into this movie? How did making it a "Money-heist" movie make it more unique? Was Dave Bautista's performance convincing? We also include some fun trivia from the production of the movie, including the one scene that took 5 weeks to shoot! -- For more information on our show, visit...

Duration:00:33:41

Your Fitness Questions, Answered (w/Jeff Mumford)

5/31/2021
In a LIVE Twitch recording, James and Kalan sat down with Florida-based Personal Trainer and leader of the "Mumfurious Fitness Movement" - Jeff Mumford ("Mumfurious") Jeff helped answer some of those key questions for those new to fitness , including: - How many times a week we should be working out? - What's the most important factor when considering diet and nutrition? - How to mentally deal with injuries sustained through exercise? Jeff shares some of his own personal fitness...

Duration:00:44:45

Considering "Murph"? - Your First Time Survival Guide

5/24/2021
In today's fitness outing, Kalan and James discuss the annual Memorial Day "Hero" Workout of the Day - Murph! What exactly is Murph? It's the following movements: 1 Mile Run 100 Pull Ups 200 Push-Ups 300 Air Squats 1 Mile Run For those considering it for the first time, this episode is for you! The guys go over some first time experiences, ideas for approaching each phase of the workout and scaled options for those who find strict bodyweight movement a challenge. This year, James is...

Duration:00:34:21

British vs American: Childhood Memories

5/17/2021
In today's episode, we explore those fun cultural differences between our respective childhoods! James brings some rather unique British memories to the table and Kalan recalls those US classics. In some instances, the memories were commonly known. Others...not so much! Below are links to those key TV Shows, Toys, Music and Popular Figures: In order of discussion: TV Shows: - Rosie and Jim - Thunderbirds - Wallace and Gromit - Batman: The Animated Series - Mr Blobby/Noel's House...

Duration:00:37:59

What Fitness Programs Best Suit My Goals? (w/Dean Rahaman)

5/10/2021
In today's fitness discussion, we sit down with UK-Based fitness coach - Dean Rahaman. Dean has over 15 years experience in the fitness industry, and is the owner and founder of "Coaching for Men" - an online men's wellness portal with 1-1 virtual fitness coaching and community network hosting. We question Dean about those specific training programs and how they best suit individuals with certain goals. Should a marathon runner be lifting heavy weights? What about those exercises for...

Duration:00:37:31

Godzilla vs Kong: Reviewed

5/6/2021
In yet another Warner Brother's movie review, Kalan and James go over their thoughts on the primal match-up movie - Godzilla vs Kong! Was the overall movie ruined by a lack of coherent story? Or did the special effects win us over? Was Kyle Chandler correctly utilised? Is Millie Bobby Brown better than this?! What can we expect from the 'Monsterverse' - (yep, it's a thing) - moving forward and can Warner Brother's find at least one "Home Run" in a franchise (please?!) -- For more...

Duration:00:34:34

To Rent or to Buy? (w/Paul Clem)

5/3/2021
In today's "adulting" episode, James and Kalan chat with local Real Estate expert - Paul Clem! As the President and Founder of Kansas City Urban Homes, Paul comes with a wealth of experience in residential and commercial real estate. He helps us answer questions on the current state of the housing market in this post-COVID19 world. He also goes over some of those key points when it comes to buying your first home, and the useful pros and cons to home ownership over renting. -- For more...

Duration:00:35:57

Why Your Back Hurts and Ways to Fix It (w/Cole Bolin)

4/28/2021
In our fitness debut episode of season 4, James sits down with local chiropractor and trainer at the 'F.I.T. Muscle and Join't clinic - Cole Bolin. Cole shares his thoughts on those common reasons why we end up with back pain, as well as those simple ways to help relieve it and methods he employs with some of his patients (including the Dry Needling and Graston techniques.) More info on F.I.T. Muscle and Joint clinic In the downtown KC area? Click here to book an appointment with...

Duration:00:33:02

Our 2021 NFL Draft Party

4/26/2021
(Episode recorded Wed Apr 14th. Yes, we know things may have happened since then!) . Welcome to our inaugural NFL Draft episode! We welcome back some returning guests to help us chew over our thoughts on the upcoming draft, the key players to look out for and which teams will thrive. Returning guests include: David Isaacks, from "A Fitness Journey: Dealing with Cystic Fibrosis" (Season 3, Ep. 10) Ryan Dahlquist, from "Things You Didn't Know About Your Teeth" (Season 1, Ep 14) & "How...

Duration:00:38:24

Zach Snyder's Justice League: Reviewed

4/19/2021
In our first movie review of this new season, Kalan and James go over their thoughts on the latest...re-release to hit the movie theatres (and HBO Max) - Zach Snyder's "Justice League". Did the re-make create a better story? Did it really need to be 4 hours long? Why didn't some of those edited scenes never make the 2017 original? Ultimately, does it compete with the quality that Marvel's "ensemble" movies continue to deliver and how does it shape DC's and Warner Brother's plans moving...

Duration:00:37:04

Welcome to Season 4! (Show Updates & Teasers)

4/12/2021
WOAH! It's finally here! Welcome to season premiere episode of season 4! In today's episode, we welcome new and current listeners to the academy with little teaser discussions on our main subject areas. This includes: - A preview of our fitness discussions and our recent experiences in the Crossfit Open. - Our upcoming movie reviews and some fun quizzes. - A battle of the cultures! We'll share foods from the UK, as well as talk childhood memories from our respective countries of...

Duration:00:35:04

SEASON THREE MIXER

3/22/2021
Here it is. The highlights from Season 3! . Here's a list of each clip and the episode it came from: 1) How to find your fitness purpose - Ep.1 'Finding Your Fitness Motivation & Positivity (w/Mikefit) ' 2) What is "Lapland"?! - Ep.3 'Christmas Traditions: British vs American' 3) Building your perfect speech - Ep.13 'Ways to Improve Your Public Speaking' 4) Fitness with Cystic Fibrosis - Ep.10 'A Fitness Journey: Dealing with Cystic Fibrosis (w/David Isaacks)' 5) Thoughts on Lara...

Duration:00:26:59

The Fitness DO's and DON'Ts

3/8/2021
The season 3 finale is here! In today's episode, James and Kalan go through their list of Fitness "Do's and Don'ts". These include: - DO have a game plan for your fitness goals - DO ensure your nutrition is on point. - DON'T copy those fake instagram fitness "experts" - DON'T push through an injury/illness Thanks for your continued support, listeners. We'll be back soon! -- For more information on our show, visit brosandblokes.com or check out our social media platforms and support...

Duration:00:39:33