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In a world where fitness and nerdiness collide, one man chooses to share the adventure with everyone. Get geeky, get inspired, and join the adventure! Using nerd and fitness culture to break down barriers to both. I will be talking to fitness people about nerdy stuff, nerdy people about fitness stuff and everything in between!

In a world where fitness and nerdiness collide, one man chooses to share the adventure with everyone. Get geeky, get inspired, and join the adventure! Using nerd and fitness culture to break down barriers to both. I will be talking to fitness people about nerdy stuff, nerdy people about fitness stuff and everything in between!
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In a world where fitness and nerdiness collide, one man chooses to share the adventure with everyone. Get geeky, get inspired, and join the adventure! Using nerd and fitness culture to break down barriers to both. I will be talking to fitness people about nerdy stuff, nerdy people about fitness stuff and everything in between!

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English


Episodes

Ep. 82 - Justice League w/ The Reading Rainbros!

11/22/2017
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This episode was recorded live at a Starbucks with 5 members of the Readings Rainbros, the Perky Nerd’s comicbook club. We discuss all our thoughts on Justice League which we all saw together right before recording. If you are interested in joining the Reading Rainbros, or Perky Nerd’s other book club, the Perky Bitches, check out the links below. Both groups meet alternating Wednesdays at the Perky Nerd. #WorkOutNerdOut Also, if you are thinking about starting your own podcast cast, check...

Duration: 00:45:40


Blast from the Past - Tony Jackson

11/15/2017
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Hey Dragons, here’s another blast from the past. Good friend of mine, Tony Jackson and I recorded this a few years ago to talk about power soccer. Soccer with power wheelchairs for adaptive athletes. It is some of the coolest stuff you can see. I highly suggest you check it out! #WorkOutNerdOut Also, if you are thinking about starting your own podcast cast, check out their hosting services at pinecast.com. http://www.powersoccerusa.org/ If you would like to contact me, send an email to...

Duration: 00:29:37


Ep 081 - Tough Mudder & Star Wars!

11/8/2017
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Today’s episode features Heather Bode, a new friend, host of the Overcome and Run Podcast, and a fellow Tough Mudder. Heather and I spent most of Sunday with a group of other Mudders really enjoying the course. It was so much fun. Be on the lookout for me on her show soon! We talk about what we love about Tough Mudder and then we get into Star Wars and all our favorite theories! Enjoy the show! #WorkOutNerdOut Also, if you are thinking about starting your own podcast cast, check out their...

Duration: 01:01:00


Ep 080 - Distance Training & Halloween!

11/1/2017
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As some of you may know, I am prepping to do Toughest Mudder, 8 hours on a 5 mile course, as many laps as you can do. To help getting started, I reached out to marathon expert, and friend from law school, Kim Clark. Kim has run 11 marathons and many more halfs. She gives me tips on how to start my training and with a runner’s diet. We also talk about Halloween and our favorite candies! Enjoy the show! #WorkOutNerdOut Also, if you are thinking about starting your own podcast cast, check...

Duration: 00:46:36


Ep 079 - Vegan Diet & WIllow

10/25/2017
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I met Matt Silvio at the Dallas Tough Mudder and he is a beast! I was shocked to find out he was vegan. This began a great conversation about his fitness, his diabetes, and his nerdiness. He was also a big fan of the movie WIllow, starring Val Kilmer. Enjoy the show! Also, if you are thinking about starting your own podcast cast, check out their hosting services at pinecast.com. Recorded 10/22/2017, Posted 10/25/2017 Contacts: (All Instagrams) Matt: @kharon_styx Matt & Brianna:...

Duration: 01:01:12


Ep 078 - Staying Fit at Work & Super Mario!

10/18/2017
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Welcome back Doug Coleman, host of Almost Better Than Silence. Doug and I chat about how to stay fit with sedentary jobs and our first experiences with Super Mario! Enjoy the convo! #WorkOutNerdOut Also, if you are thinking about starting your own podcast cast, check out their hosting services at pinecast.com. Recorded 10/15/2017, Posted 10/18/2017 Contacts: Twitter: @ABTSilence Twitch: @ABTSilence Facebook:...

Duration: 00:46:00


Blast from the Past - Sarah Fortin

10/11/2017
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Here’s another Blast from the Past featuring my friend Sarah Fortin. Sarah is one of the funniest, dirtiest, most awesome people I have ever met. Her social media constantly makes me laugh. I'm in the process of setting up some new recording sessions soon. So new episodes will be back shortly! #WorkOutNerdOut Dumbbells and Dragons is a member of the AlmostBetter.net network and is powered by Pinecast.com. If you would like to contact me, send an email to ken@dumbbellsanddragon.com. You...

Duration: 00:31:34


Blast from the Past - Rachel Bohlen

10/4/2017
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Here’s another Blast from the Past featuring Dumbbells and Dragons blogger, Rachel Bohlen. #WorkOutNerdOut Dumbbells and Dragons is a member of the AlmostBetter.net network and is powered by Pinecast.com. If you would like to contact me, send an email to ken@dumbbellsanddragon.com. You can also follow the show on Facebook at Dumbbells And Dragons. Follow us on Twitter, Snapchat, Instagram and Tumblr at @DumbbellsDragon. As always, thank you to Assorted Intricacies for our theme song,...

Duration: 00:20:35


Ep 077 - Hiking & Deadpool!

9/27/2017
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My friend Greg and I talk about our favorite LA Hiking spots and how we got into Deadpool, one of our favorite comic characters. We also talk some WWE as the No Mercy pay-per-view was this past Sunday. And I manage to talk another person into doing a Tough Mudder. Special shout-outs to Tiffany at the Perky Nerd and all the Reading Rainbros, and Chris Cullen, our favorite WhedonCon media guy! Dumbbells and Dragons is a member of the AlmostBetter.net network and is powered by...

Duration: 00:55:34


Blast from the Past - Pax Whitmore

9/20/2017
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Here's another Blast from the Past featuring founding member of Dumbbells and Dragons, Pax Whitmore. This was one of our first recordings and was a great conversation about how fatherhood can make you want to get fit. #WorkOutNerdOut Dumbbells and Dragons is a member of the AlmostBetter.net network and is powered by Pinecast.com. If you would like to contact me, send an email to ken@dumbbellsanddragon.com. You can also follow the show on Facebook at Dumbbells And Dragons. Follow us on...

Duration: 00:24:17


Ep 076 - 100 Days Without Alcohol

9/13/2017
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So here is a unique episode in that there is no guest. It's just me, sharing my experience giving up alcohol for 100 days. I hope you enjoy my experience, both the positive and negative. WorkOutNerdOut! Dumbbells and Dragons is a member of the AlmostBetter.net network and is powered by Pinecast.com. Recorded 09/12/2017, Posted 09/13/2017 If you would like to contact me, send an email to ken@dumbbellsanddragon.com. You can also follow the show on Facebook at Dumbbells And Dragons. Follow...

Duration: 00:26:48


Blast from the Past, Kelli Ryan

9/6/2017
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Today's podcast is with Kelli Ryan, a long time runner and nerd friend from back in the day. Enjoy! Dumbbells and Dragons is a member of the AlmostBetter.net network and is powered by Pinecast.com. Posted 09/06/2017 If you would like to contact me, send an email to ken@dumbbellsanddragon.com. You can also follow the show on Facebook at Dumbbells And Dragons. Follow us on Twitter, Snapchat, Instagram and Tumblr at @DumbbellsDragon. As always, thank you to Assorted Intricacies for our...

Duration: 00:35:14


Ep 075 - Dragons & Gridirons

8/30/2017
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Make way! Football season is finally back! And that means Fantasy Football season is back too! You know what would make Fantasy Football better? More fantasy! Add some D&D type stuff! That’s exactly what Edward Wright and his partners over at Fantasy Realms Sports are doing! They are incorporating power ups and RPG elements into fantasy football. The leagues start in 2018, so contribute to the kickstarter today! Dumbbells and Dragons is a member of the AlmostBetter.net network and is...

Duration: 01:00:24


Blast from the Past #3 - Julie Weiss, Marathon Goddess

8/23/2017
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This episode features Marathon Goddess, Julie Weiss. Julie has run over 100 marathons. At the time this was recorded she was preparing for her 100th. She also ran 52 marathons in 52 weeks, which is a crazy accomplishment. I hope you get just as inspired as I was with Julie. Dumbbells and Dragons is a member of the AlmostBetter.net network and is powered by Pinecast.com. Posted 08/23/2017 Contacts: http://marathongoddess.com/ Facebook: @MarathonGoddess Twitter: @MarathonGoddess If...

Duration: 00:44:34


Ep 074 - Ches Hall, +7 Intelligence

8/16/2017
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Ches Hall came back on the podcast to talk about his new podcast, +7 Intelligence. +7 Intelligence is a podcast about how video games can help people, in all aspects. If you havent caught this podcast yet, subscribe today! Dumbbells and Dragons is a member of the AlmostBetter.net network and is powered by Pinecast.com. Recorded 07/30/2017, Posted 08/16/2017 Contacts: +7 Intelligence Website: http://plus7intelligence.com/ On Twitter: @7_Intelligence On Facebook:...

Duration: 00:48:09


Blast From The Past #2 - Christi Wheeler

8/9/2017
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Ok, Dragons. Life has thrown me some curveballs the last two months. I will be telling you all about it when it is all over. Sadly, it has prevented me from reaching out to new guests and recording. That being said, we get to dig into the war chest of unreleased deep tracks! Today's episode is with my dear friend Christi Wheeler. She is a nutritional health professional. Fun fact: This conversation is why I started eating raw eggs (in smoothies). Enjoy! #WorkOutNerdOut Dumbbells and...

Duration: 01:00:10


Ep 073 - Brian, The Average Geek Show

8/2/2017
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My buddy Brian came on the show to talk about his podcast, the Average Geek Show! We also touch on our favorite Fandoms, including Disney, Star Wars, My Little Pony, Spiderman etc. On a separate note, this episode was recorded on the day of Chester Bennington’s death. Brian and I talk about him and his music and also about the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. If you need them, please please call them. 1-800-273-8255 Recorded on 07/20/2017, Posted on...

Duration: 00:50:16


Ep 072 - Joe Hogan Returns Again!

7/26/2017
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Today, we welcome back Joe Hogan from the Geektitude and State of the Geek podcasts. Joe has become one of my close friends and favorite people in the year we have known each other. Enjoy! #WorkOutNerdOut Recorded on 06/25/2017, Posted on 07/26/2017 Contacts: Geektitude.com, http://www.stateofthegeek.com/ Email: joehogan@geektitude.com Twitter: @epicgrays, @geektitude, @StateOfTheGeek Facebook: @StateOfTheGeek Resources: My Fitness Pal If you would like to contact me, send an...

Duration: 00:48:20


Blast from the Past Episode - Joel Chorny

7/19/2017
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Dragons, some serious stuff has been going on in the Dragon Lair! We found some old school recordings from before we launched the podcast! Check out one of our very very early, unreleased episodes featuring everyone's favorite member of the spoiler police, Joel Chorny! Dumbbells and Dragons is a member of the AlmostBetter.net network and is powered by Pinecast.com. If you would like to contact me, send an email to ken@dumbbellsanddragon.com. You can also follow the show on Facebook at...

Duration: 00:29:46


Things We Love feat. Elle Jensen and Mandy Blake

7/12/2017
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Elle Jensen from the NerdOutApp and Mandy Blake from Wekk Podcast joined me to discuss some of the things we love. There is a lot of negatively in the world today so here is some positive to counteract it. Be sure to check out everything these amazing women have going on below! Dumbbells and Dragons is a member of the AlmostBetter.net network and is powered by Pinecast.com. Recorded 06/24/2017, Posted 06/12/2017 Contacts: Wekk www.wekkpodcast.com Twitter @wekkpodcast;...

Duration: 00:39:23

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