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An American Bro and a British Bloke explore Fitness, Adulthood, Entertainment, and their own cultural differences! Join them weekly as they bring their own thoughts to the table and host insights from industry experts.

An American Bro and a British Bloke explore Fitness, Adulthood, Entertainment, and their own cultural differences! Join them weekly as they bring their own thoughts to the table and host insights from industry experts.

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United States

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An American Bro and a British Bloke explore Fitness, Adulthood, Entertainment, and their own cultural differences! Join them weekly as they bring their own thoughts to the table and host insights from industry experts.

Language:

English


Episodes

Those Ab Exercises You Should Try

9/13/2021
In another shorter episode this week, James shares some of his personal favorites when it comes to...abdominal exercises! Sometimes, the "classics" can get boring. Some can also be detrimental to our fitness success. (Sit-Ups, for example, performed poorly and can lead to lower back issues.) All of these examples below vary in difficulty, but are great for strengthening your abs and working on core stability. Here are the exercises, and recommended links for movement demonstration: 1)...

Duration:00:17:29

Most New Parents Are Making These Mistakes!

9/6/2021
In a shorter episode today, James goes over some of those common mistakes new parents make with their newborn. These include: lack of sleep schedule, not regulating the baby's body temperature, no "Tummy Time" and more! Useful Links: The 'Wake Windows' (purewow.com) Baby's Temperature Regulation (Stanford Children's Health) Tummy Time! (Romper.com) Babies can sense parent frustrations (Firstthingsfirst.org) The Happiest Baby on the Block by Dr. Harvey Karp (via Amazon.com) -- For...

Duration:00:17:15

Suicide Squad, Bulk or Cut? & Most Fun States

8/30/2021
In today's bumper variety episode, James and Kalan break down their thoughts on the latest DC movie to hit our screens: The Suicide Squad (2021). Was it a major improvement on the 2016 version? (08:01) We then discuss the fitness transformation protocols of Bulking and Cutting. Which one should we focus on first? What are the deciding factors? (24.39) We conclude with a fun quiz on the most fun states, according on an article from Forbes. Where does Missouri rank? What states are...

Duration:00:51:45

Our 2021 NFL Preview Show

8/23/2021
James and Kalan welcome back Dr. Ryan Dahlquist, dentist and Chiefs fanatic to breakdown the upcoming NFL season. We discuss: - The improved elements of the Chiefs offensive line - The questions over Mahomes's 2nd pre-season performance - Who would win in a Chiefs/Bucs Superbowl rematch - Aaron Rodgers's future with Green Bay - The NFL's lack of response to the Deshawn Watson sexual assault charges And MUCH MORE! -- For more information on our show, visit brosandblokes.com or check...

Duration:00:35:27

British vs American: The Snack-Off!

8/16/2021
The long-awaited "snack-off" is finally here! James and Kalan share some unique snacks from America and the UK. The guys debate which of the snacks brought to table are superior to the others and which...need to be kept away! Snacks (and other treats) include: - Spotted Dick - Fruit by the Foot - Crunchie - Sour Patch Kids - Quavers - "Pop with Nuts" And more! (You can also watch the LIVE Video Recording on our Youtube and Twitch channel!) -- For more information on our show,...

Duration:00:47:13

How to Earn Those 'Double Unders'

8/9/2021
In today's fitness skills episode, James takes us through a step-by-step guide on how to achieve those elusive 'Double Unders' (i.e. two passes of a rope in one jump) - one of the staple moves in many Crossfit workouts, but also a great way to burn extra calories! Tips include: - Finding a decent rope and ensuring correct length - Fixing your current Single Unders - Tweaking your body position (to prep for Double Unders!) - Working on rhythm and timing. Recommended Ropes: - ROGUE -...

Duration:00:27:50

Space Jam, Scarlett Johansson's Lawsuit, The Tomorrow War

8/2/2021
In our latest discussion of movie reviews and current affairs, James picks apart the new 'Space Jam' movie, starring Lebron James. Why was there no decent plot?! The guys chew over the lawsuit between Disney and Scarlett Johansson over a financial bonus dispute... To conclude, Kalan summaries and gives analysis to Chris Pratt's "The Tomorrow War" action feature, from Amazon Prime. -- For more information on our show, visit brosandblokes.com or check out our social media platforms and...

Duration:00:28:12

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