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Mike Mahler on the Jimmy Smith Podcast discussing boosting testosterone and taking charge of your life

Our masculinity is being ROBBED daily by our foods, stress, toxins and other chemicals that are omnipresent. This week’s podcast is a sit down chat with hormone optimization expert Mike Mahler. Mike and I go into detail on supplements, training and nutrition to boost your testosterone as well as his success principles.Download And Subscribe On ItunesOur conversation covered the following topicsWhich supplements raise testosteroneHow Mike built his business and a few essential fitness business lessonsHow kettlebell training has gotten screwed upHis personal ideas about successAnd much moreDownload...

Tags: kettebell training, kettlebells, testosterone, estrogen, hormone optimization

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Episode 107: Rising strength coach Jase Nibourg on crushing obstacles and building the life you want

Jase Nibourg is a strength & conditioning coach based in Red Deer, Alberta Canada. However, prior to becoming a strength & conditioning coach on the rise, Jase had to overcome some serious personal demons and life struggles before deciding to live life on his own terms. His journey would take him from working in the not-so-healthy & highly controversial Oil Fracking business, trying to maintain a family life, constant financial issues, to eventually realizing his dreams of being an entrepreneur and utilizing his position to help others. Listen in as Jase discusses the following:Jase...

Tags: kettlebell training, live life aggressively, kettlebells, kettlebell workouts

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Episode 106: Kettlebell and fitness expert Shaun McMaster on training and helping homeless animals in Spain

Having a career as a school teacher and being an avid fitness and martial arts fanatic was simply not enough for Shaun McMaster. The U.K. born/Spain-based McMaster saw a major issue with the homeless dog population in Spain, and instead of complaining about it, he and his wife decided to do something about it. Listen in to this week's episode and learn how Shaun connected affordable vacationing opportunities in Spain with saving the lives of Spain's growing homeless dog population, as well as the following: How does Shaun combine yoga, martial arts, & kettlebells in his training program...

Tags: kettlebells, kettlebell training, joint mobility, steve maxwell, cro-mags, bad brains

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Episode 105: Steven Kotler author of The Rise of Superman on achieving flow and peak performance

Steven Kotler is a New York Times bestselling author, an award-winning journalist and theco-founder/director of research for the Flow Genome Project. He is one of the world’s leading experts on ultimate human performance. His latest work, "The Rise of Superman," was one of the most talked about books in 2014 and the first book in history to chart simultaneously in four different categories on national bestseller lists (sports, science, psychology and business). In it, Steven decodes the science of flow, an optimal state of peak performance where the impossible becomes possible—with...

Tags: flow, peak performance, lyme disease, GMO, rise of superman, steven kotler

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Episode 104: Melya Kaplan on helping homeless animals and the connection between compassion and IQ

Melya Kaplan (http://www.vftafoundation.org/) founded Voice For The Animals in 1999. Melya was inspired to start Voice For The Animals after seeing many homeless cats and dogs wandering the streets of Venice when she first moved to the community. She quickly realized there was a dire need for a new type of animal protection organization. Melya returns to the LLA podcast to share the latest happenings at VFTA, why real estate and pet rescue are a match made in heaven, as well as the following:What did a guy looking to move in a new apartment do that totally pis-ed Mike offWhat is the biggest issue...

Tags: homeless animals, voice for the animals, melya kaplan, puppy mills

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Episode 103: Physiotherapist Christopher Lendrum on injury rehab as well as advice on training around injuries

Christopher Lendrum is U.K.based professional physiotherapist whose mission is to educate those who have injuries and give them specific exercises to rehabilitate themselves post injury. Chris also aims to educate health professionals by giving them the necessary information about assessment and treatment techniques based on the best evidence-based information that is currently out there in the physiotherapy community. During this episode, Chris joins us to discuss the ever-popular topic of training with injuries, as well as how to avoid or rehab from them. We also discuss the following:What are...

Tags: bent over rows, physiotherapy, training injuries, rehab, alternative recovery, military press technique,

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Episode 102: Madball Frontman Freddy Cricien on the all things NYC Hardcore

Freddy Cricien is the lead singer of the legendary New York hardcore group, Madball. Freddy, the half-brother of legendary hardcore band. Agnostic Front's lead vocalist Roger Miret, is also 1/2 of the hip hop duo, Freddy Madball & DJ Stress. Freddy joins us to discuss fronting a hardcore band at the age of 12, dealing with the "extra-curricular" activities of the music scene at an early age, his training regimen, balancing fatherhood while successfully running his business, as well as the following:How did a 12 year old kid become a major part of the early New York hardcore music sceneFreddy...

Tags: Freddy Madball, Madball, NYC Hardcore, Cro-mags, Agnostic Front, Roger Miret

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Episode 101: Top Strength Coach Vince McConnell on optimal training over 50

What's the best...scratch that...what's the "smartest" way to train, if you're 50 or older, train clients who at 50+, or train yourself and/or clients approaching 50? Top strength coach Vince McConnell returns to the LLA podcast to share how he helps his clients in this age range, as well as how he trains himself for strength and longevity, as well a the following:Why is 50 the new 30 & why does Vince hate the term "wellness"How did Vince convince his 87 year old client to actually love weight trainingWhy should older trainees train "everyday," contrary to popular belief that older populations...

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Episode 100: Fear based motivation, anchors for optimal performance, effective social media marketing

Mike & Sincere celebrate a major milestone, as the Live Life Aggressively podcast reaches episode 100. During this episode, both discuss the future of the show, as well as the following:Mike & Sincere reflect on past episodes that helped them arrive to episode 100How do you prepare for longevity in business when fueled by passionWhat's next for the LLA podcast, now that they've arrived to 100 episodesHow your passion & consistent action creates an image of effortless ease to those on the outside looking inWhat ticks Sincere off the most in terms of certain podcastsJust how good...

Tags: loveline, Dr. Drew, Mike Catherwood, steven kotler, ryan holiday, steven pressfield, war of art, the rise of superman,

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Episode 99: Claudia Altucher best selling co-author of The Power of No on taking charge of your life

Claudia Altucher is a Wall Street Journal, Amazon, & USA Today best-selling co-author of "The Power of No," which she co-wrote with her husband, James Altucher. The avid yoga lover & teacher is also a speaker and has penned her own book, "21 Things To Know Before Starting An Ashtanga Pracice." During this episode, Claudia joins us to talk about the importance & health benefits of learning how to say "No," how to avoid psycho potential boyfriends and girlfriends, the benefits of creating a Jdate.com account, even if you're not Jewish, as well as the following:What Ice T thinks of the...

Tags: The Power Of No, James Altucher, Claudia Altucher, yoga

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Episode 98: Dr. William Wong on the benefits of coffee and adrenal fatigue advice

Dr. William Wong, a very popular & highly downloaded previous LLA podcast guest, returns to help clarify the health benefits of the world's most favorite drink....coffee. Dr. Wong helps us sift through all of the coffee myths, the medical industry's anti-coffee propaganda, as well answer your frequently asked questions regarding the best time of day to drink and not to drink coffee, and if coffee is bad for kids. We discuss these topics, as well as the following:What are the benefits of coffee, according to a long time research based in HawaiiWhat are the real effects of drinking coffee at...

Tags: coffee, Dr William Wong, soy, adrenal fatigue, Mucuna, ginseng, cordyceps

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Episode 97: Jon Lipsey and Joe Warner on IronLife magazine and why you should subscribe now!

Jon Lipsey & Joe Warner (http://ironlifemag.com/) left a couple of cush gigs at Men's FItness Magazine UK, at the height of taking the magazine to its best publication years in history, only to start from square one with their own "digital-only" fitness publication. What would prompt these guys to make such a ballsy move, with no guarantees in an industry over-saturated with many well-known fitness magazines in print version, in order to make a name for themselves in a still relatively new world of digital-only magazine publications? Both Jon & Joe share how they plan to give...

Tags: fitness magazine, IronLife Magazine, Mens Fitness UK

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Episode 96: Flexibility and mobility expert Tom Furman on pain-free aging

Tom Furman (http://tomfurman.com/) has been involved in martial arts and conditioning since 1972. With an early background in wrestling and a student of the methods of the York Barbell Club, Tom immediately separated fact from fiction growing up outside Pittsburgh. Eleven members of his family were combat veterans, the most famous one being “Uncle Charlie” (Charles Bronson)His down to earth training methods are derived from his decades long practice of martial arts and his study of exercise science. The application of force, improvement of movement and durability rank high on his list...

Tags: Tom Furman, joint mobility, stretching, ice-T, Coco, Dan Inosanto, kettlebelll training, kettlebell, kettlebells

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Lose fat, increase sex drive, and improve training performance by optimizing hormones naturally! Interview with Mike Mahler

Talking pointsHow do you know if your hormones are optimized?What are the important hormones and how do these affect us?Why listening to most GP’s about the subject is a waste of time?Why stress irradiation is important for hormone optimization and health?Simple and effective ways of reducing stress?How 20% of strength exercises produce 80% of resultsHow the overhead press can be better than the bench pressHow to incorporate Kettlebells into your routineHow to become mentally strong and take responsibility for your lifeMike’s Website: www.mikemahler.comMike’s Twitter: @mikemahlerMike’s...

Tags: Fat loss tips, kettlebell training, hormone optimization, testosterone, estrogen dominance, insulin, leptin, adrenaline, melatonin, growth hormone

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Episode 95: Kettlebell and bodyweight training maverick Rannoch Donald on move the body, still the mind

Rannoch Donald is a movement maverick, inspirational trainer, coach and founder of the ground breaking 100 Rep Challenge (as featured in Men’s Health), Rannoch has a lifelong interest in health and well being through movement, mindfulness and the martial arts. Rannoch’s focus is on teaching skills, sharing the kind of practical knowledge and wisdom that participants can use in their daily lives. From breath work, to mobility, body weight training and moving mindfully nature Rannoch will show you how to get back into your element. Rannoch lives by the training philosophy: "Move The Body,...

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Episode 94: Controversial author of Meat Is For Pussies and Cro-mags singer John Joseph on thriving on a plant based diet

John Joseph (http://purepma.com/) is a singer and author from New York City, most famous for his work with NYC hardcore legends the Cro-Mags in the 1980s and the band Bloodclot. Joseph is the author of the book "Meat is for Pussies," released in the Spring of 2010 on vegan nutrition, training, and the healthy lifestyle. John grew up as an orphan on the streets of New York and was plagued with a life of drugs and violence. John credits his plant-based lifestyle, which he adopted in 1980, in helping him turn his life around.Never one to pull any punches, John joins us to discuss:Mike discusses how...

Tags: Vegan diet, Cro-mags, NYC hardcore, Bad Brains, Monsanto, meat is for pussies, plant based diet

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Episode 93: Don Ryce on how the Jimmy Ryce Foundation protects kids from predators

Don Ryce (http://jimmyryce.org), the father of the late Jimmy Ryce and previous LLA podcast guest, Ted Ryce (Episode #70) is one of the three Directors on the Jimmy Ryce Center Board of Directors. Don frequently gives speeches across the country on issues relating to protecting children from sexual predators.Don joins the show to discuss how the Jimmy Ryce Foundation works with law enforcement, schools, and parents to help reduce the chances of children becoming victims of child predators, not only in South Florida, but how the organization is working with law enforcement outside of Florida. Plus,...

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Episode 92: Ken and Mitch Blackburn on kettlebell training for serious fat loss and fitness

One of our more popular guests, Ken Blackburn (http://ikff.net/), returns with his son Mitch. Mitch spent most of his childhood as the shorter, skinnier kid, compared to most of the kids he grew up with. However, in one summer, he became morbidly obese. How did Mitch find his way from skinny, to obese, to becoming a high level kettlebell sport athlete, the youngest kettlebell Master of Sport in the U.S., & packing on size, strength, and muscle? Also, what role did Ken play in Mitch's transformation and what other parents can learn from the relationship between Ken & Mitch?Tune in, as we...

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Mike Mahler discusses his plant based diet on the InnerFight Podcast

Great to have Mike Mahler back on the show. This time we talk on topics that Mike is one of the most respected authorities on in the global fitness market.In this podcast:Reasons for Vegan.Best sources of protein for vegansAre your hormones in syncWhat supplements should vegans be thinking about?Please take a few moments to hop over to itunes and rate our podcast and leave any feedback. If you have any questions from this podcast just leave a comment in the comments section of this post and we will get back to you.Podcast #112: Listen above or Get it now from iTunesWant to ask...

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Episode 91: Top trainer Marcus Martinez on strength training for pro fighters and the My Mad Methods split

Marcus Martinez (http://mbodypro.com/) is the owner and creator of Mbody Pro, the Mbody Gym in Brea, California, and co-creator and former partner of the popular unconventional training magazine, My Mad Methods. Currently, Marcus continues to expand his Mbody brand, via his Mbody gym, online membership site, fitness info products and equipment, while finding time to train pro MMA fighters, teach certifications around the world, and still effectively be a positive presence in the lives of his wife and 3 awesome kiddos.The questions is, how in the heck does he do it? Listen in, as Marcus joins us...

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Episode 90: Guinness Book of World Records holder Jon Bruney on his NeuroMass system to increase size and strength

Jon Bruney (http://pressingthelimits.com/) is a Guinness Book world record holder, whose strength exploits have been featured on Ripley's Believe it or Not and shown nationwide on NBC's The Today Show. Thousands of people have personally experienced Jon's jaw-dropping Pressing the Limits motivational strength programs.A true renaissance man in the realm of strength-development, Jon Bruney is a world-class trainer, coach, motivational speaker, strongman, author, and pastor. Jon's work with competitive athletes includes Olympians and NFL players. He is the author of Foundations, a training series...

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Episode 89: Fitness expert Steve Maxwell on exercises you should avoid, optimal programming, and the benefits of crawling

Top strength coach & popular guest Steve Maxwell (http://maxwellsc.com/) returns for an in depth discussion on programming, Olympic Lifting myths, strength & conditioning for martial arts, mobility and flexibility improvement, why "crawling before you walk" is not only a popular phrase, but an important tool in training, as well as the following:What are Steve's reservations with the barbell overhead squat & why he is not a fan of itWhy does Steve like the barbell front squat as an alternative to the backsquat & who is the ideal athlete for themIs it ever a time to be "too...

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Episode 88: Author Robb Wolf on the Paleo Diet and why he was kicked out of Crossfit

Robb Wolf, (http://robbwolf.com) is a former research biochemist is the New York Times Best Selling author of The Paleo Solution – The Original Human Diet. (http://budurl.com/LLApaleo) A student of Prof. Loren Cordain, author of The Paleo Diet, and has transformed the lives of hundreds of thousands of people around the world via his top ranked iTunes podcast, book and seminars.What some may not know is that Robb is also a former California State Powerlifting Champion (565 lb. Squat, 345 lb. Bench, 565 lb. Dead Lift) and a 6-0 amateur kickboxer. He coaches athletes at the highest levels of...

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Episode 87: Elite strength coach Andrew Durniat on the importance of grip strength and how to develop it

Andrew Durniat, (http://durniatstrength.com/ &http://optraining.blogspot.com/) transformed his passion into a life-changing business in 2005. He has trained high level athletes and is one himself. He is a former All-American in lacrosse and has coached lacrosse at the College of Wooster. His past experience has led him to current compete in various high level strength/grip competitions, including Mighty Mitts at the renown Arnold Sports Festival.As a high level personal trainer and athlete, Andrew takes the best attributes from the different modalities of power-lifting, Olympic weightlifting,...

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Episode 86: Fitness expert Clarence Bass author of Ripped, Take Charge, and Great Expectations

Clarence Bass (http://cbass.com/) is an attorney and fitness writer. He is also known for his series of Ripped books, which chronicle how he brought his body fat down to 2.4% and became a past-40 bodybuilding champion. Bass also wrote a monthly question-and-answer column in Muscle & Fitness bodybuilding magazine. He has kept detailed journals and photos documenting his fitness spanning almost 60 years. He continues to train and publish monthly articles on his website.At age 76, Clarence's athletic performance has been judged as "superb," and his overall fitness evaluations from the famed Cooper...

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Episode 85: Top strength coach Bret Contreras on being the glute guy!

Bret Contreras (http://bretcontreras.com) is considered by many as the foremost expert in glutes training. Bret has authored books, written numerous sports-science related articles, as well as adds the title of inventor to his attributes, thanks to his creation of "The Hip Thruster."Although Bret works with a variety of clients, it is his long list of female clients who have found success in not only reshaping their bodies, via Bret's coaching, but reshaping and redefining what it means to have a great set of glutes. Just look at the before and after shots on his testimonials page, and you will...

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Episode 84: Part 2 Strength Coach Marcus Smith

Listen in on Pt. 2 of our chat with Marcus Smith, the founder of Innerfight (http://innerfight.com), professional former rugby player, strength & conditioning coach & widely considered one of the fittest men in the Middle East, & high level Crossfit Games competitor. Listen in to part 2 of this two part episode, as Marcus discusses the following:Marcus gives elevator communication tips that even Beyonce's sister & Jay Z can appreciateMarcus shares how he got into Crossfit and competing in the Crossfit GamesWhat particular exercise almost ruined Marcus's 15+ hours Crossfit Regionals...

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Episode 83: Top Strength Coach Marcus Smith on the Crossfit games and myths about genetics

Marcus Smith, the founder of Innerfight (http://innerfight.com) is a former rugby player and is now one the most respected strength & conditioning coaches in the world. He is widely considered one of the fittest men in the Middle East, and competes in the Crossfit Games. Listen in to part 1 of this two part episode, as Marcus discusses the following with Mike & Sincere:Marcus shares how he ended up in Dubai and describes its fitness sceneMarcus shares how the obesity rate is rising in DubaiHow Crossfit and MMA are rising in the Dubai regionWhat Marcus loves about Crossfit, while not drinking...

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Episode 82: Top level triathlete Aurora Colello on thriving with Multiple Sclerosis

Aurora Colello (http://www.auroracolello.com/) is a top level triathlete. However, after being diagnosed with multiple sclerosis and losing her vision in 2008, the mother of 4 never thought she'd be the athlete and health advocate she is today. After doctors pretty much gave her zero chance of living a healthy quality of life and to prepare for the worst, Aurora chose not to listen and sought alternative medicine as a means to not only regain her vision, and reverse the symptoms of MS, she sought alternative medicinal choices, revised diet, and inclusion of exercise also helped removed 10 lesions...

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Episode 81: Sandbag training expert Josh Henkin on the benefits of dynamic variable resistance training

Josh Henkin (http://ultimatesandbagtraining.com/) is the creator of the Ultimate Sandbag Training System & DVRT (Dynamic Variable Resistance Training). For nearly a decade, Josh has been on the forefront of utilizing sandbag training as the go-to tool for improving rotational movement, enhancing other fitness and sports-specific training, as well as a great tool for fat loss, improving stability, strength, and power. Josh teaches his DVRT system around the globe, and has found great success in creating a training tool that has stood the test of time, in an industry full of gimmicks and...

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Episode 80: Kettlebell training expert Lisa Balash on what really goes on at fitness competitions

Lisa Balash (http://kettlebellbombshell.com/) is a former fitness competitor turned kettlebell sport athlete, kettlebell instructor, as well as highly sought-after social media health & fitness influencer. Lisa prides herself as an athlete who is not only in her mid 40's, stays fit year round via healthy lifestyle habits, but also, via her Kettlebell Bombshell training system, trains women to look like women and trains men to be strong and lean. Lisa joins Mike & Sincere to discuss the following:What came first, in terms of fit women in long socks and short shorts: Lisa or Crossfit?Why...

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Episode 79: Dr William Wong on the benefits of systemic enzymes and why andro was really banned

Dr. William Wong (http://naturalhealthpodcasts.com/ &http://totalityofbeing.com/ ) is a Classical Naturopath, a PhD. Exercise Physiologist, Texas State Naturopathic Medical Association professional member, Certified Athletic Trainer (AATA), Certified Sports Medicine Trainer (ASMA), World Sports Medicine Hall of Fame member, World Martial Arts Hall of Fame member, Old Rite Catholic Priest and Health/Fitness Consultant.Having more than 25 years of professional experience in natural health as applied to sports medicine and rehabilitation, with the last 15 devoted almost exclusively to...

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Episode 78: Top Strength Coach Steve Maxwell Part 2 on the RKC, TRX, and his regimen for longevity

Steve looks back at the early days of the RKC and how he feels about it nowAt what point did Steve feel the early days of the RKC became an unhealthy environmentWhen & why almost any training program (even the bad ones) will workWhat does Steve think of the new standout coaches of the RKC, such as Al Kavadlo & Josh HenkinWhat is the de facto exercise Steve refers to as a test for body compositionHow Steve is like the Larry King of the fitness industryAfter 5 decades of training, what are the fitness trends that stand out the most to Steve, including the good and badSteve shares his opinions...

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Episode 77: Elite Strength Coach Steve Maxwell Part 1 on Crossfit, BJJ training, and lifestyle business freedom

Steve Maxwell (http://maxwellsc.com) is is an American fitness coach, physical educator, and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu instructor, and was named one of the top 100 trainers in the USA by Men's Journal. Steve is noted as the first man to teach kettlebell classes in the United States. Steve's career as a strength & conditioning coach stretches from training professional athletes including players for the Phillies, Dodgers, and Eagles, to working with various US Government agencies, including the DEA, Secret Service, and FBI, as well as many Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu academies throughout the U.S.. Maxwell...

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Episode 76: Mike Mahler and Sincere Hogan on recovery, injury prevention, as well as info on a new growth hormone supplement

Ep.#76: Mike and Sincere share tips on recovery and injury prevention, as well as how the beer industry has been lying to so many men for years. Also, find out why and when is the best time to upgrade to first class, for your next flight.Plus, find out what would make Mike wear a burka, as well as what you should know the next time you see Mike chilling next a public pool in Las Vegas. All of this and much much is on this week's episode, plus the following:When is the best time to include recovery in your training programWhat injury has Sincere on the shelf, at the moment, and what you can learn...

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Episode 75: Master of Sport Lorna Kleidman on effective kettlebell training for women

Lorna Kleidman (http://lornafit.com/) is a highly decorated kettlebell sport competitor, author, coach, and producer of the KettleX DVD series. In 2007, Lorna became the first America kettlebell Master of Sport International Level. Since that time, Lorna has garnered numerous medals, awards, and first place finishes as a kettlebell sport competitor. However, Lorna has been able to build a business beyond kettlebell sport, and we discuss how on this episode.Lorna also joins us to discuss the following:Lorna discusses her latest DVD project that will make kettlebell training more accessible to womenHow...

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Episode 74: WWE Legend Amy Dumas AKA Lita on training and being a plant based athlete

Amy Dumas (http://theamydumas.com/), better known by her stage moniker "Lita," is a former professional wrestler, recent WWE Hall of Fame inductee, member of the punk rock group Luchigors, as well as a plant-based athlete, fitness instructor, & animal rights advocate.Amy joins Mike & Sincere to discuss her wrestling career, punk rock influences, addiction in the wrestling industry, strength training, plant-based nutrition, kettlebells, the recent death of the Ultimate Warrior, animal rights, as well as the following:Amy shares how she went from playing in punk rock bands to becoming a professional...

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Episode 73: Master RKC Instructor Max Shank on the current state of the RKC and why he did not join StrongFirst

Max Shank is a San Diego-based strength coach, Highland Games competitor, martial artists, and Master RKC instructor.Since his early days of becoming a personal trainer, Max switched his focus from basic strength training to a holistic approach of overall fitness and health.His passion has become helping people rehabilitate injuries and fix their basic fundamental movement patterns enabling them to function at an exceptional level, no matter what they are doing, whether it be playing a sport or walking up the stairs.Max is a firm believer that everyone should be strong, capable, and confident...

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Episode 72: Legendary strength coach Ian King on problems with the fitness industry

Ian King (http://kingsportsnet.com/) is a fitness performance pioneer. Ian founded one of the world's original physical preparation services for elite athlete in 1986 and has trained elite athletes in over 20 different sports in over 10 different countries.Ian is one of the most respected strength coaches in the field. Yet due to his commitment to detailed research, and unwavering distaste for gimmicky trends in the sports performance, Ian is not as visible as most self-proclaimed strength & conditioning coaches. However, anyone in the past 25+ years who claim to be a strength coach, know...

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Episode 71: Dr. Carlon Colker on stevia negatives, fat for fuel, and training actor Bradley Cooper

Dr. Carlon Colker (http://peakwellness.com/) is a physician, author, network reality TV personality, public speaker, and dietary supplement industry consultant. He runs a private practice and consulting clinic in Greenwich, Connecticut (Peak Wellness, Inc.),Dr. Colker, NBA Shaquille O'Neal's personal physician and trainer for over 20 years and whom he credits with his championship condition, starred alongside Shaq on the ABC reality TV program Shaq's Big Challenge in 2007.He appeared as a guest medical correspondent on Fox News Channel’s Fox & Friends; and on shows such as ESPN Outside...

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Episode 70: Top trainer Ted Ryce on the murder of his brother and his thoughts on the death penalty

Ted Ryce (http://rycefitness.com/) is an accomplished martial artist, a personal trainer, and host of the Alpha Fit Life podcast. Using exercise and nutrition principles he’s learned from extensive study, Ted transformed from a skinny 150lb fast food eating party guy to an athletic 205lbs muscular physique.Via his 14 years of experience, as well as his holistic approach to health & fitness, the Miami-based strength coach has trained celebrities like Ricky Martin and Robert Downey Jr to CEOs of Fortune 500 companies, professional and amateur athletes, and men and women who want to...

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Episode 69: Anthony Roberts on the not so secret relationship between crossfit and networking marketing

Anthony Roberts, a highly controversial supplement industry watchdog, (http://romanoroberts.com.mx/) returns to the LLA podcast to discuss the growing presence of network marketing companies infiltrating highly visible organizations such as Crossfit, via their top athletes, to push their products. Companies such as Visalus (Body By Vi), Beach Body, Herbalife, Advocare, & Progenex, just to name a few, are becoming ever-present in many gyms, and with popular athletes of various sports, including "the sport of fitness."The real question is, are these MLM companies or their products actually helping...

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Episode 68: Kettlebell Training experts Steve Cotter and Ken Blackburn on the LLA Vegas Summit

This was a really fun episode and I can't wait to teach with Sincere, Ken, and Steve in September in Vegas! Also my co-host Sincere Hogan has out done himself with the show notes below. For a good laugh today, check this out: Steve Cotter & Ken Blackburn (http://ikff.net/) join in to discuss, more in depth, the highly anticipated Live Life Aggressively Summit in Las Vegas in September. The event is currently half way sold out without any official online registration, and promises to the one can't miss 2 day training course of the year.Ken & Steve share what the two of them will...

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Episode 67: MMA legend Bas Rutten on all things fighting and the benefits of the 02 trainer

Bas Rutten is a retired mixed martial artist (MMA), Karate and Taekwondo blackbelt, and Muay Thai kickboxer. He was a UFC Heavyweight Champion, a three-time King of Pancrase world champion, and finished his career on a 22 fight unbeaten streak (21 wins, 1 draw).He is currently the co-host of Inside MMA on AXS.TV and made a memorable performance in the movie, "Here Comes The Boom" with co-star and avid MMA fan and practioner, Kevin James.Rutten is known for his charisma and has capitalized on his celebrity status since retiring from fighting in 1999. He has worked as a color commentator in several...

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Episode 66: Anti-aging and hormone optimization expert Nick Delgado, PH.D

Dr. Nick Delgado (http://nickphd.com) (http://growyoungandslim.com) isone of the world’s foremost authorities on anti-aging. Nick has appeared on hundreds of radio and television shows, and presented over 3,000 seminars to sold out audiences worldwide.Dr. Delgado recently completed his 11th book, “STAY YOUNG“, showcasing his famous Delgado Protocol for Health, a total wellness program that many consider to be the most complete health solution anywhere. The Delgado Protocol, unlike most of modern "healthcare," is all about preventing diseased states in the first place and reversing...

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Episode 65: Strength coach Chris Reed on the kettlebell blackbelt training system

Christopher Reed (http://www.achieveyourpeak.com/) is the founder of Empire Fitness in Toronto, a sport specific training facility dedicated to helping Canadian high school athletes, regardless of sport achieve their dream of competing at the colligate level in either the CIS or NCAA.Christopher, possessing an extensive background in football and martial arts was exposed to sport specific training while in high school and never looked back. Christopher is a Certified Kettlebell Teacher, a Certified Underground Strength Coach, a Level 3 National Football Coach and Part-Time Faculty Member within...

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Alpha Fitness Episode 2: Mike Mahler on optimizing hormones to feel great

13: Mike Mahler Part 2: Man Up: Optimize Your Hormones to feel younger, energetic and ignite your sex lifePodcast: Play in new window | DownloadBrief bio:Mike Mahler is a strength trainer and hormone optimization researcher based in Las Vegas, NV. Mike has been in the fitness industry for over twelve years and has taught workshops all over the US and overseas. His current focus is on the field of hormone optimization via nutrition, training, nutrition supplements, and lifestyle. Mike is well known as one of the leading experts on effective kettlebell training for size, strength,...

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Episode 64: Elite strength coach Sabina Skala on MMA strength training

Sabina Skala (http://cjscombat.com/) is a certified and highly experienced Strength and Conditioning Coach. Sabina has trained & presented internationally alongside a number of the world's top Strength and Conditioning Coaches including Mark Twight (Gym Jones), Mike Mahler, Andy Bolton, and Brooks Kubik, to name a few.Her stable of clients includes professional MMA athletes and other top combat sports professionals. Sabina has also successfully trained top male models, military personnel, rugby, golf and polo players, climbers and dancers. She has contributed to publications in Men's Fitness...

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Episode 63: Dr. Kwame Brown on Neuroscience and active play

Dr. Kwame Brown (http://drkwamebrown.com/) is the founder of Move Theory and is a psychology professor at Hampton University. While attending Georgetown University, Kwame studied neural development and spinal cord injury, where he earned a PhD in Neuroscience.Kwame's quest to “improve” also led him to a simultaneous career as a personal trainer, instructor of yoga, Pilates, Zumba, and play based movement. However, as his journey expanded, he found a lot more than improvement. He found joy, love, and he found Active Play.During Ep.#63, Kwame discusses the following with Mike &...

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Episode 62: Spartacus TV Series Trainer Tyrone Bell On What Really Goes On Behind The Scenes

As trainer for the hit Spartacus TV series,Tyrone Bell is also a highly sought-after international stuntman, trainer to the stars, IFBB pro fitness physique competitor, fitness model, and creator of the Legion Training online training program.During Ep.#62, Tyrone takes time out from his current projects & reaches out to Mike & Sincere from New Zealand to discuss:Tyrone shares how he got the job as the trainer for the "Spartacus" seriesTyrone discusses his life as a stunt double for Manu Bennett (Crixus)What was Tyrone's connection to to Xena & HerculesHow did Tyrone juggle proper training...

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Episode 61: Censorship, double kettlebell swing technique, kettlebells for size and strength

On today's episode, Mike & Sincere take on the topic of censorship, as well as address a Facebook reader's response on Mike's "terrible" double swing technique, as well as their opinion of popular strength coach, Elliott Hulse's response that kettlebells are not ideal for building massive muscle.Tune in to episode #61, as Mike and Sincere discuss these topics, as well as the following:Mike and Sincere address some listener email responsesWhat is the LLA podcast's take on censorship, and should they censor themselves during the showWhat are some of the real "curse words"Why equating words with...

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Mike Mahler on the BGMT Podcast discussing vegan diet, hormone optimization, and kettlebell training

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Alpha Fitness Episode: Mike Mahler: Man Up: Balance Your Hormone Levels for Sex, Health and Confidence

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadBrief bio:Mike Mahler is a strength trainer and hormone optimization researcher based in Las Vegas, NV. Mike has been in the fitness industry for over twelve years and has taught workshops all over the US and overseas. His current focus is on the field of hormone optimization via nutrition, training, nutrition supplements, and lifestyle. Mike is well known as one of the leading experts on effective kettlebell training for size, strength, fat loss and conditioning. Mike is the author of three best-selling kettlebell training DVD’s and...

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Episode 60: The A.S.S man himself! Top strength coach Jay Ashman on real strength training

Jay Ashman http://ashmanstrength.com  is an Ohio-based strength coach that started lifting weights in high school after his mom told him, “you should start to lift and fill out more.”His training background is a mix of experience via an NFL workout in 1998 with the Browns, Division 1 & 2 rugby, Strongman contests, Highland Games and even dabbling in CrossFit for a stint.Despite not having an extensive formal education about exercise science (aside from a 2 year degree as a Physical Therapist Assistant), Jay's Ashman Strength System, his transparency on and offline, has helped...

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Episode 59: Testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) and MMA, the Band Motorhead on business advice

Testosterone Replacement Therapy (TRT) & Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) are becoming popular & controversial topics in competitive sports lately, especially in the world of mixed martial arts. Recently, the Nevada State Athletic Commission completely banned TRT use in all combat sports. The California State Athletic Commission and Brazil soon followed suit. So what does this mean for combat sport athletes, particularly in mixed martial arts, as well as what can those who use TRT do to replace it?Lastly, is there a difference between TRT, steroids, and other PEDs? Mike helps clarify what...

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Episode 58: Jon Hinds on why the TRX company sucks! Also why Mike Mahler left the RKC back in 2006

Learn why top strength coach Jon Hinds thinks the TRX sucks and why you probably will as well after this episode! Extra bonus learn why Mike left the RKC organization back in 2006. Jon Hinds (http://lifelineusa.com & http://monkeybargym.com) returns to discuss a controversial topic, regarding the concept/product design dispute of Jon's company, Lifeline USA & its Jungle Gym suspension system vs. TRX's suspension trainer.This is a story many may or may not know of, that should be heard. As for those that do know the story of Lifeline USA vs. TRX, it's a story of loyalty and challenging...

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Mike Mahler on the Drawk Kwast Podcast on getting off your ass and making it happen!

Getting off Your Ass and Making It Happenby Drawk Kwast – February 6th, 2014Mike Mahler talks with Drawk Kwast about getting off your ass and making it happen.Podcast: Download (Duration: 1:19:18 — 31.8MB)Mike Mahler is a kettlebell instructor, hormone optimization researcher, author, and nutrition supplement designer based in Las Vegas, NV. Mike has been in the fitness industry for over twelve years and has taught workshops all over the US and overseas. His current focus is on the field of hormone optimization via nutrition, training, nutrition supplements, and lifestyle....

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Mike Mahler on how to build a successful fitness business

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Episode 57: DHT, testosterone, prostate issues, estrogen blockers

Check out today's episode of the Live Life Aggressively Podcast for updates on my new estrogen control supplement, pre-workout drink, and why post it bitches are dumb! Episode #57: Mike & Sincere return with a long overdue Q&A segment of the Live Life Aggressively podcast. During this episode, Mike & Sincere discuss:The benefits of the estrogen blockers, Myomin or triazole & why women over 30 should be taking myomin & why men should use either while supplementing with testoterone boostersMike's upcoming estrogen supplement release date & why is it better for women...

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Episode 56: Political Incorrectness to its fullest with Drawk Kwast

In a world that has been polluted by socialism, political correctness, and complacency, Drawk Kwast (http://drawkkwast.com/) stands as part of a dying breed of real men known as Alpha Males. Drawk travels the world teaching men to evolve past fear and build the reality they desire.During Ep.#56, Drawk joins Mike & Sincere to chat about the following:Why the first 20 minutes of this episode will have you either applauding or totally offend youWhere the hell did the name Drawk Kwast come fromDrawk shares how men can "make it" in Las Vegas....Drawk Kwast styleHow does Drawk address those who feel...

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Episode 55: Ben Greenfield on the best nutrition supplements

Ben Greenfield (http://bengreenfieldfitness.com) is a coach, author, speaker, ex-bodybuilder and Ironman triathlete. His science-based approach to discovering a potent balance between health and performance has revolutionized the way thousands of athletes and exercise enthusiasts around the world live, train and eat. Ben now works with athletes, CEO’s and soccer moms from around the world to achieve amazing feats of physical endurance without destroying their body in the process.Ben is also the author of the popular “Beyond Training” book, which is a balanced approach to fitness,...

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Episode 54: Dr Peter Rouse on testosterone, nootropics, and hemp for brain health

Dr. Peter Rouse (http://afpcenter.com/) returns to the show to discuss the the topic of nootropics and its growing popularity. During Ep.#54, Peter also shares some insight on cognitive health, improving brain function, addressing neurological health, free testosterone vs. total testosterone, "gluten- free" & fluoride myths, as well as the following:Peter discusses free testosterone vs. total testosterone in athletic performance and which is more importantPeter shares what tests are most optimal for monitoring free testosterone, cortisol, and adrenal levelsWhy does Mike want centenarians to...

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Episode 53: Scott Shetler on losing 50lbs and taking charge of his health

Scott Shetler (http://scottshetler.com/) is the creator of the Abundant Health Plan, which helped him lose 50 lbs in 4 months, as well as a strength & conditioning coach, author, animal welfare advocate, speaker, and the owner of Extreme Performance Training Systems, & is based in Atlanta.Scott has served as strength & conditioning contributor to such publications as Mixed Martial Arts magazine, Fight! Magazine, and is the Kettlebell Training Specialist for Tapout's Virtual Training Center programDuring Episode #53 of the Live Life Aggressively podcast, Scott joins Mike & Sincere...

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Episode 52: Jon Lipsey, former editor for Mens Fitness UK and fitness branding expert

Jon Lipsey (http://twitter.com/jonlipseymedia &http://reward3.com/) is the former editor of Men's Fitness Magazine UK, fitness brand architect, & founder of Emote Media and Reward3. Jon is also a passionate olympic weighlifter and is training to qualify for the U.K. national weighlifting championships.During Episode #52 of the Live Life Aggressively podcast, Jon joins Mike & Sincere to discuss:Jon shares the highs and lows of working at Men's Fitness UK magazineJust who "did" Jon have to sleep with to get his job at MFUK?Why self-deprecating is a good skillWhat prompted Jon to...

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Episode 51: Brian St. Pierre Sports Nutrition Expert For Precision Nutrition

Brian St.Pierre http://precisionnutrition.com no relation to Georges St. Pierre , works closely with Dr. John Berardi as a full-time coach and a nutrition educator at Precision Nutrition. As part of the Precision Nutrition mission, hehelps to deliver life-changing, research-driven nutrition coaching for everyone.Brian is a Registered Dietitian and received his Bachelor's in Human Nutrition and Dietetics from the University of Maine, where he also received his Master's in Food Science and Human Nutrition. He is a Certified Sports Nutritionist as well as a Certified Strength and Conditioning...

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Episode 50: Melya Kaplan on helping homeless animals

Episode #50: Melya Kaplan (http://www.vftafoundation.org/) founded Voice For The Animals in 1999. Melya was inspired to start Voice For The Animals after seeing many homeless cats and dogs wandering the streets of Venice when she first moved to the community. She quickly realized there was a dire need for a new type of animal protection organization.During Episode #50 of the Live Life Aggressively podcast, Melya takes time out of her busy schedule to discuss the following with & SIncere:How Melya physically confronted a drugged out man in the act of abusing a dog, and successfully rescued the...

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Episode 49: Successful entrepreneur and bootcamp franchise creator Kent Pumpa

Kent Pumpa (http://www.bootcampsaustralia.com/) is a successful entrepreneur, bootcamp franchise creator, coach, business mentor, and fitness branding expert based in Sydney Australia.During episode #49 of the Live Life Aggressively podcast, Kent joins Mike & Sincere to discuss:How did Kent's upbringing, participation in sports, and past career help forge his current businessKent shares how busy trainers can effectively train their clients and themselves, while successfully building their businessWhat is the importance of finding a mentor when one starts a new career path & how it helped...

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Episode 48: Q&A Hard Training And Free Testosterone, The Best Nitric Oxide Supplements

Episode #48: Mike & Sincere answer your questions sent via email, twitter, and sent via the LLA podcast Facebook fanpage. Plus, Mike & Sincere also discuss:The benefits of making yourself scarce in term of your online presence for your businessWhat situation has Mike and Sincere taking the position to no longer listen to other fitness related podcastsWhat are "guest whores" & why are they likened to marijuanaHow does hard training affect your free testosterone & what you should do about itWhy Nitric Oxide supplements are probably a waste of your time and money and what better supplement...

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Episode 47: Nathane Jackson on his experiment with plant based nutrition

Nate Jackson http://nathanejackson.com is a veteran health and wellness authority, specializing in holistic living. He has a decade's worth of knowledge as a personal trainer and strength & conditioning coach and is dedicated to improving all aspects of health, starting at the cellular level by combining holistic nutrition, functional exercise, and restorative practices to help each client strengthen their mind, body and spirit. Nathane has helped thousands of people from around the world with his Online Coaching Programs, from those looking to improve their health, to those who want to...

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Episode 46: Dr. Peter Rouse Ph.D, B.S, NMT Shares Anti-aging Strategies

Dr. Peter Rouse (http://afpcenter.com/) is a Ph.D. in Exercise Physiology, a M.Sc in Biochemistry, and a M.Sc in Genetics. Peter has become well known as a specialist in rehabilitation therapy and corrective exercise and has also developed a functional integrative model of nutritional therapy and functional medicine with focus on Health Extension (life extension with extended health). Using a combination of clinical laboratory and extensive in-house examinations, Peter is able to discover the root cause of the problem and then treat the cause with an integrate approach.During episode...

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Episode 45: Kettlebell And Fitness Expert Steve Cotter

Always great to have longtime friend Steve Cotter on the show: Steve Cotter http://ikff.net is the creator and president of the International Kettlebell & Fitness Federation (IKFF), as well as a well known strength and conditioning coach, martial artist, speaker, and best known as helping to spread the culture of kettlebell training on a global scale.During episode #45 of the Live Life Aggressively podcast, Steve joins Mike & Sincere to discuss:How kettlebells made Steve want to be tough enough to be a man, even if he were a womanSteve's shares how he keeps his training session...

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Episode 44:Mike Mahler and Sincere Hogan Recap The Best LLA Episodes of 2013

Episode #44: Mike & Sincere recap their favorite guests and episodes of the LLA podcast from 2013, and also take a look at Sincere's recent Las Vegas adventures. Plus, Mike & Sincere also discuss:What we learned from guest James Pond about power in numbersWhere you should look in terms of resources to help you stand out in your industryWhat we learned from best-selling author Daniel Coyle regarding comfort and narcoticsWhy a kid named "Mustang Wanted" will make your glutes clinch involuntarilyThe one thing you should do for an hour everyday...starting now!How to get your head out of your...

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Episode 43: Charles Poliquin on hormone optimization, inflammation, and improving grip strength

It was awesome having world renown strength coach Charles Poliquin on the LLA Podcast this week Charles Poliquin (http://strengthsensei.com/) is one of, if not "the" most sought-after strength & conditioning coaches worldwide. He has coached some of the top professional athletes, including well-known NHL players, Olympic athletes, and NFL players. Charles is also the creator of "The Poliquin Principles."During episode #43 of the Live Life Aggressively podcast, Charles joins Mike & Sincere to discuss:What happened to Charles's business & what the heck is he doing in SpainCharles...

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Episode 42: Mike Mahler and Sincere Hogan Fitness Trend Predictions For 2014

Episode #42: Our popular listener Q&A segment of the twice-weekly Live Life Aggressively show is available right now. This week, Mike & Sincere discuss:Why P90X is like marijuanaWhat should your theme be for 2014Why you should run in the other direction when you encounter most Beachbody "Coaches"What is the cost we pay via a lie by omission...in relationships and marketingWhat fitness event almost ended Mike's desire to never work out againWhat are Mike & Sincere's fitness trend predictions for 2014What type of coaching will be one of the most sought after in 2014 to help individuals...

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Episode 41: Mike Mahler and Sincere Hogan discuss intermittent fasting, caffeine pros and cons, and new years resolutions

It's the New Year's edition of our listener Q&A segment of episode 41 of the twice-weekly broadcast of the Live Life Aggressively podcast is available right now. During this episode, Mike & Sincere discuss:When on-the-job training is beneficialMorgan Freeman & agingWe discuss Halle Berry's best "body" of workHow fitness pros can better prepare for the influx of potential New Year's Resolutionary clientsThe one promotional resource entrepreneurs should be utilizing to build their business and servicesThe one referral technique most marketing "gurus" tell you to do, that you probably...

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Episode 40: Udo Erasmus, author of Fats That Heal, Fats That Kill

Udo Erasmus (http://udoerasmus.com/) is known for being the formulator of the popular Udo's Oil Blend, the father of flax oil, as well as the author of "Fats That Heal Fats That Kill".During episode #40 of the Live Life Aggressively podcast, Udo joins Mike & Sincere to discuss:Udo explains how he became known as the father of flax oilUdo shares the role Omega 6 oils have in the optimum mental and physical function, and which Omega 6's to include in your diet and which ones to avoidWhy is Udo opposed to frying, as well as in many cases, cooking foodUdo explains the misrepresentation of fish...

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Episode 39: training mistakes, the power of interviews, putting together a winning team

This week's listener Q&A segment of episode 38 of the twice-weekly broadcast of the Live Life Aggressively podcast is available right now. During this episode, Mike & Sincere discuss:What is the "Stage 5" phase of training & why you should incorporate it in your training routineHow to utilize the Pomodoro Technique for maximum work efficiency (you can use this effectively in your training, as well as building your business)What is the "Coaches Curse" & how you can avoid it?What business and life advice did Mike recently learn from comic legend Andrew "Dice" ClayWhy most people don't...

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Episode 38: Top strength coach Vince McConnell on all things training

Top strength coach, Vince McConnell (http://www.mcconnelltraining.com/) is based in Alabama, but is known globally for his 30+ years as a leading resource in the world of strength & conditioning. Vince's clients range from high school athletes, pro athletes, and the eveyday hard-working Jane and Joe.During episode #38 of the Live Life Aggressively podcast, Vince joins Mike & Sincere to discuss:How Vince takes on the struggle between finding time to train his full client load and training himselfThe importance of Vince's morning ritual and why you should incorporate it into yours, in terms...

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Episode 37: Q&A addressing high estrogen, restoration, warming-up

This week's listener Q&A segment of episode 37 of the twice-weekly broadcast of the Live Life Aggressively podcast is available right now. During this episode, Mike & Sincere discuss:Tips to help presenters improve their live speaking techniques and overcome the fear of public speakingWhat every women should consider before they attend a Tony Robbins eventThe benefits of vulnerability & visualizationThe positive and downside results of attending empowerment-themed seminars or business improvement conferences how you can better utilize what you learn from themThe power of having support...

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Episode 36: Former UFC Fighter James Wilkes discusses his plant based diet

James Wilks (http://jameslightningwilks.com/) is a former UFC welterweight & winner of season 9 of The Ultimate Fighter. James currently runs his gym, Lightning MMA in Laguna Hill, CA., and is currently finishing his new documentary, "The Gamechangers," which focuses on a different view on thriving via a plant-based diet.During episode #36 of the Live Life Aggressively podcast, James joins Mike & Sincere to discuss:James shares how he got started in mixed martial arts and how he found his way onto & winning The Ultimate Fighter reality showJames discusses the ups and downs of living...

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Episode 35: Is HRT for you? Joint supplements for pets, PCOS advice

This week's listener Q&A segment of episode 35 of the twice-weekly broadcast of the Live Life Aggressively podcast is available right now. During this episode, Mike & Sincere discuss:Why the fashion industry and "Black Friday" are "clever" racketsWhat is TV show is worse than "Hoarders" and whyThe ideal supplements for pet's joint health and the right situations to do soJust eating real food vs. extreme supplementingTips to keep you motivated to train when you are no longer enthusiastic about trainingHow to avoid becoming an annual New Year Resolutionary & staying motivate to train...

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Episode 34: Self-protection expert Tim Larkin

Self-protection expert Tim Larkin (http://targetfocustraining.com/) is the best-selling author of "Survive The Unthinkable: The Total Guide To Women's Self-Protection," and is the the creator of the Target Focus System, a self-protection system utilized by law enforcement, military, combat sports, the everyday husband, housewife, and layman. Tim has graced the cover of Black Belt magazine, been featured on CBS & ABC news, Forbes magazine, the BBC, and his system and instruction also caught the attention of popular self-help coach Tony Robbins. In fact, Tim is a regular presenter at many of...

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Episode 33: benefits of systemic enzymes, does homeopathic HGH work? Addressing adrenal fatigue

This week's listener Q&A segment of episode 33 of the twice-weekly broadcast of the Live Life Aggressively podcast is available right now. During this episode, Mike & Sincere discuss:Does taking systemic enzyme, such as Restorezyme simultaneously with digestive enzymes, effectively reduce inflammation and whyWhen is the best time to take Betaine HCL, for breaking down protein in the digestive systemHow effective is homeopathic HGH & IGF-1 vs. injections and whyWhat supplement & activity could give you a 30-40% boost in IGF-1 productionWhen it's not the best idea to "Go BIG" with...

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Episode 32: Top strength coach and founder of monkey bar gym Jon Hinds

Jon Hinds (http://www.monkeybargym.com/) is the founder of Monkey Bar Gym, inventor of Lifeline USA equipment, bodyweight strength coach, & vegan athlete. For over 30 years, Jon has successfully trained a variety of clients, from NBA and major league baseball players, to the everyday hard-working joe and jane, to some of the top celebrities in Hollywood.During episode #32 of the Live Life Aggressively podcast, Jon joins Mike & Sincere to discuss:Jon shares how the early days of his career training celebrities, professional athletes, and helping clients make amazing transformations helped...

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Episode 31: Actor Roger Cross of 24, Arrow, and Continuum

Actor Roger Cross is a super cool guy. This is one of my favorite episodes of the show. Definitely listen to this one today Roger  (http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0003078/) is best known for his roles as CTU agent Curtis Manning from the iconic series "24," Travis Venta from the SyFy channel hit "Continuum," & Lucas Hilton on the #1 show on the CW, "Arrow."During episode #31 of the Live Life Aggressively podcast, Roger joins Mike & Sincere to discuss:How the show began with Roger vs Sincere & how they "really" felt about the UFC 167: GSP vs. Hendricks decision. aka: Canada vs....

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Episode 30: Strongman legend and top strength coach Mark Philippi

Mark Philippi (http://www.philippisportsinstitute.com/) is a world renown and highly respected strength coach, based in Las Vegas, Nevada. Mark & his wife Tracey, who is an equally renown nutrition expert, are the owners of the Philippi Sports Institute. Their clients range from high level professional athletes, such as Jason Giambi, pro MMA fighters, as well as high school athletes.Mark is also known for his time as the head strength and conditioning coach for UNLV, as well as a top competitor in the World's Strongest Man competitions.During episode #30 of the Live Life Aggressively podcast,...

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Episode 29: Grip training, juicing benefits, and nootropics

It's the listener Q&A segment of episode 29 of the twice-weekly broadcast of the Live Life Aggressively podcast is available right now. During this episode, Mike & Sincere discuss:Mike & Sincere share their tips to increase grip strengthWhy taking pictures of ripped and bloody hands & posting on Facebook should not be seen as a badge of honorHow one grip training technique can help take your jiu-jitsu &/or Muay Thai clinch game to the next levelMike & Sincere ponder on the origins of the lifting terms, Jerk, Clean, Swing, & SnatchWhat are the benefits of the Tense:Relax...

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Episode 28: Mike Mahler and Sincere Hogan answer listener questions

Episode 28 of the twice-weekly broadcast of the Live Life Aggressively podcast is available right now. During this episode, Mike & Sincere discuss:Which airline is most like to add an on-board gymThe difference between 5 star hotels in Dubai & 5 star hotels on the outskirts of KenyaWhat kettlebell certification Mike whole-heartedly endorses & whyThe #1 rule every public speaker or workshop host can learn from DJsWhat entrepreneurs can learn from the most popular DJs about become a rock star in their own industryWhy some of the greatest perks of being a DJ were the biggest reasons Sincere...

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Episode 27: Mike Mahler and Sincere Hogan on the power of now

Episode 27 marks the beginning of the twice-weekly broadcast of the Live Life Aggressively podcast right now, as this week Mike & Sincere discuss:Mike shares his recent trip to the UK & how flatulence tends to always greet him in the friendly skiesWhy making yourself scarce is sometimes great for businessWhat's the one thing that keeps most people from valuing a great opportunityWhen doubt and not knowing can and doesn't work in your favorWhat you can learn from Eckhart Tolle about approach the present and futureThe beauty of having conversations with older peopleWhy fried chicken in Paris...

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Episode 26: Jason Fertig on the problematic US education system

Jason Fertig (http://twitter.com/profjayf) is an assistant professor of management at the University of Southern Indiana in Evansville, Indiana. His main intellectual interests include credentialing, online education, and management history. He has published commentaries for the National Association of Scholars and the John W. Pope Center for Higher Education Policy, in addition to scholarly work in journals such as Human Resource Development Review and the Journal of Leadership and Organizational Studies.During this week's Live Life Aggressively podcast, Jason joins Mike & Sincere to discuss:How...

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Episode 25: James Pond of Transitions Global returns to discuss human trafficking

Transitions Global's co-founder James Pond (http://www.transitionsglobal.org/) returns to the show to give us an update on the T.G. upcoming projects, progress, and more. In case you missed our first discussion with James on episode #10, he and his wife Athena created Transitions Global in order to provide comprehensive, restorative aftercare for girls rescued from sex trafficking.Each girl at Transitions receives personalized care to heal from her past and provide opportunities for her future. A girl who finds her home at Transitions finds a new beginning. As stated on the non-proft organization's...

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Episode 24: Nadine Pisani on being happier than a billionaire

Nadine Hays Pisani (http://www.happierthanabillionaire.com/) and her husband Rob, decided to escape the stressful life of running their financially successful chiropractic practices in New York and moved to Costa Rica. As Nadine states on her website, although Costa Rica it is not an island, they did find their own paradise.In Nadine's witty, but informative book, Happier Than A Billionaire, she does not just focus on all of the good experiences on dropping everything and moving to paradise.She describes the ups and downs, she and her husband experinced. In fact, Nadine's been bitten by a bullet...

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Episode 23: Nutrition Supplement Expert Anthony Roberts

Anthony Roberts (http://romanoandroberts.com.mx/) is who Mike likes to refer to as, the "Walter Cronkite of the supplement industry." Anthony is the go-to guy with all things ethical and "unethical" in the behind-the-scenes world of the supplement industry. Anthony also shares both sides of the never-ending steroid and performance enhancing drugs issue.During this week's Live Life Aggressively podcast, Anthony joins Mike & Sincere to discuss:What poplar supplement company's product is reportedly linked to hepatitisWhat are some of the necessary steps you have to go through in order to be an...

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Episode 22: Daniel Coyle author of The Talent Code

Really enjoyed conversing with Daniel Coyle. Dan is very passionate about his work and you can't help but leave more motivated and inspired after listening to him. Check out the interview we did with him on the latest LLA Podcast: Daniel Coyle (http://thetalentcode.com/) is a New York Times best-selling author of the widely acclaimed book "The Talent Code," "The Little Book of Talent," "Lance Armstrong's War," and "Hardball." In part 1 of ths week's Live Life Aggressively podcast, Daniel joins Mike & Sincere to discuss:Part One:Daniel explains the difference between genetic potential and...

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Episode 21: The Voice of the Octagon Bruce Buffer

We are joined this week by the official "Veteran Voice of the Octagon" announcer for UFC events, Bruce Buffer (http://bufferzone.net/). The author, martial artist, entrepreneur, world class poker player, radio show host, and all-around great guy joins Mike & Sincere this week to discuss:Part One:Who does Bruce thinks "really" won the Jones:Gustaffson match upWhat is Bruce's though on the greatest MMA fight of all timeHis regimen used to prepare for rigorous travel, as well as his ring announcing & how he keeps his voice in tip-top shapeHow he met his brother, famed boxing announcer Michael...

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Episode 20: Comedian Ali Siddiq

Comedian Ali Siddiq (http://alispeaks.com/) is known for his appearances on Def Comedy Jam, BET's One Mic Stand, Cedric The Entertainer presents, is currently on tour with comedian Bill Bellamy, and has 3 comedy albums available on iTunes. This week, Ali joins us for Episode 20 of the Live Life Aggressively podcast, which is now available for downloadPart One: Ali joins us this week to discuss:- What do hip hop classics such as "The Scenario" & "The Symphony" have to do with how most of today's comedians are perceived- Why one can argue that Michael Jordan was "NOT" the greatest basketball...

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Episode 19: Shawn Phillips author of Strength For Life

Fitness industry pioneer, visionary, author, and lifestyle transformation expert Shawn Phillips (http://www.mystrengthforlife.com/) joins us for Episode 19 of the Live Life Aggressively podcast, which is now available for downloadPart One: Shawn joins us this week to discuss:Shawn discusses the early days of co-creating Muscle Media Magazine and supplement giant EAS, and how the unconventional vision paved the way for many of today's fitness industry staplesHow Body For Life became the blueprint for the body transformation programs that are so popular in the fitness industryShawn shares the tools...

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Episode 18: Sam Sheridan, author of The Disaster Diaries

Episode 18 of the Live Life Aggressively podcast is now available for download. This week, we are joined by best-selling author, Sam Sheridan (http://worldismadeoffire.com/). Sam is best known for his books, "A Fighter's Heart," "A Fighter's Mind," & "The Disaster Diaries," and has also appeared in the movie "Warrior."Part One: Sam joins us this week to discuss:What Sam learned from MMA legend Renzo Gracie about coming back from a loss/failure and how that can also help you in competition, business, and lifeThe pros and cons of Work ethic vs. AbilityWhat Sam learned by personally getting into...

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Episode 17: Lifting Depression author Kelly Lambert, Ph.D

Episode 17 of The Live Life Aggressively podcast is another great episode, as we discuss a topic that affects or has affected all of us in some form or fashion; depression. Depression can be very detrimental to our career, personal life, mental health, as well as our physical health and training programs.On this episode, Dr. Kelly Lambert (http://http://www.kellylambertlab.com/), a highly regarded expert in the field of behavioral neuroscience and author of the critically acclaimed book "Lifting Depression" & the newly released "Lab Rat Chronicles' joins us, on this week's LLA podcast.Part...

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Episode 16: Mike Mahler and Sincere Hogan, Transdermal alternatives to DHEA and melatonin

Be sure to download Episode 16 of the Live Life Aggressively podcast right now, as this week Mike & Sincere discuss:The universal law of the weekly bar attendeeA review of a few of our favorite apps to aid in quality sleepTransdermal alternatives to sublingual melatonin and DHEASincere's prediction for fitness bootcampsLouis Gossett Jr., Angela Bassett, + Halle Berry going topless?Sincere's thoughts on using Mindfulness Walks to help improve kettlebell jerks, ankle mobility, and balanceMike & Sincere share there tips to help improve grip strengthTense-Relax techniques to improve lockouts...

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Episode 15: Robert Greene, author of Mastery, The 50th Law, and 48 Laws of Power

Episode 15 of the Live Life Aggressively podcast is now available for your downloading & listening pleasure, and is a "must-download!" This week, we are joined by speaker and best-selling author, Robert Greene (http://powerseductionandwar.com/). Robert is best known for his highly influential and controversial books "The 48 Laws of Power," "Mastery," "The 50th Law," in which he co-wrote with 50 cent, and more.Part One: Robert joins us this week to discuss:Is it possible to be a good person and follow the "48 Laws of Power?"Why Robert got a thrill out of revealing the taboos of everyone's desire...

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Episode 14: Top Strength Coach Charles Staley

Be sure to check out Episode 14 of the Live Life Aggressively podcast (http://llapodcast.com/), which is now available for your downloading & listening pleasure. This week, we are joined by renown strength coach, Charles Staley (http://targetfocusfitness.com/).Part One: Charles joins us this week to discuss:Charles explains why he has not been as visible in the "fitness business" public eyeHow Charles is rebounding in the biz after personal setbacksWhat many fitness pros & the band Hollywood Undead have a lot in commonKnowing when and what to outsource, in your businessCharles shares what...

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Episode 13: Fitness Marketing Expert John Spencer Ellis

Be sure to check out Episode 13 of the Live Life Aggressively podcast (http://llapodcast.com/), which is now available for your downloading & listening pleasure. This week, we are joined by our good friend, top branding, fitness and personal development entrepreneur, John Spencer Ellis (http://johnspencerellis.com/).In Part One JSE joins us to discuss:Why John should stick to marketing and branding, and forgo his dreams of a being a plumberThe common mistakes John sees a lot of fitness professionals making in their businessesWhat John & 50 Cent agree onThe system John uses to create something...

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Episode 12: Top Strength Coach Dan John

Episode 12 of the Live Life Aggressively podcast is now available for downloading & streaming (http://llapodcast.com/). This week, we are joined by someone who is not only one of the most highly respected fitness professionals in the industry, but also one of the most scholarly, worldly, and charitable individuals you will meet. Oh yeah, rumor has it he may be a bit strong, and a bit athletic, too All kidding aside, it is an honor for us to speak with this week's guest, Dan John (http://danjohn.net/). Dan joins us this week to discuss: How Dan handles anonymous critics (aka "keyboard...

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Episode 11 with former UFC Fighter Dale Hartt

Episode 11 of the Live Life Aggressively (http://llapodcast.com/) podcast is now available for your downloading & listening pleasure. This week, we are joined by friend of the show, former UFC fighter, MMA strength & conditioning coach, and one of the smartest and funniest dudes you will probably come across, Dale Hartt.Dale joins us this week to discuss what he feels is the biggest mistake most fighter's are making in their training program, Dale's opinion of the use of supplements & how his views have changed since when he was an active fighter, how a serious shoulder injury helped...

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Episode 10: James Pond On Human Trafficking

Episode 10 of the Live Life Aggressively Podcast is by far the most compelling, thought-provoking, and some may say taboo &/or controversial episode to date. Our guest this week is James Pond, an extraordinary man, who personifies courage & compassion by tackling the "mostly" unspoken tragedy of child sex trafficking head on.James and his organization, Transitions Global (http://transitionsglobal.org) are going above and beyond to help rescue young girls forced into the sex trade, as well as help these children to rehabilitate, readjust, and move forward to live healthy and productive lives....

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Episode 9: Improving the deadlift and other training tips

Episode 9 is now available for your downloading & listening pleasure, below. This week, we discuss:Our current personal training regimensThe benefits of the Glute-Ham Developer for Improved DeadliftsThe Risks of The "Last Rep"Deadlifts...the marker of true functional strength?The benefits of cycling off the Aggressive Strength Testosterone BoosterHow to conquer pull ups by "reverse visualization"The benefits of D'aspartic Acid when cycling off of ASTBWho should stop bitc-ing about the summer heatPet care tips for summerOur UFC predictions for UFC 162: Silva vs. WeidmanWhen it's time to walk...

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Episode 8: Celebrity trainer Ashley Borden

Be sure to download & listen to this week's latest episode of the Live Life Aggressively podcast. This week, we are joined by our guest, fitness expert & one of the top go-to trainers to the stars, Ashley Borden (http://ashleyborden.com). Ashley has successfully helped transform a who's-who of clients, including Ryan Gosling, Christina Aguilera, & UFC hall of famer, Matt Hughes.This week the 3 of us discuss:How Ashley has successfully continued to build her business and brand in spite of the hustle & bustle of being in L.A.Ashley's personal message to up-and-coming personal trainer...

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Episode 7: Comedian John Heffron

Episode 7 is now available for your downloading & listening pleasure, below. This week, we are joined by our guest & friend, comedian John Heffron. John is known to many as one of the standout winners of the show "Last Comic Standing," as well as his very own podcast. However, John is also an avid fitness lover and Jui-Jitsu practitioner.This week the 3 of us discuss:Why all fitness product creators NEED John on their mailing listWhy fitness is a necessity...even in comedyJohn discusses training in the company of porn stars, child stars, & The Rock...at the same timeHow John deals with...

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Episode 6: Military Fitness Expert Nate Morrison

Episode 6 is now available for your downloading & listening pleasure, below. This week, we are joined by our guest Nate Morrison (http://morrison-industries.com). For over a decade Nate Morrison has been leading the fight to dramatically reform and redefine military and tactical fitness. He was the first to introduce kettlebells to the military and wider tactical community and even deployed with them to Afghanistan and Iraq before most people had even heard of them.His first book, “Military Fitness: A Manual of Special  Physical Training” was literally the first to address...

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Episode 5: Jackson Yee on his love/hate relationship with Crossfit Training

Episode 5 is now available for your downloading & listening pleasure, below. This week, we are joined by our guest Jackson Yee. Jackson is the creator of the popular blog, Mental Toughness Guy (mentaltoughnessguy.com).This week the 3 of us discuss:The Perfection Misconception aka "Analysis Paralysis"Jackson's Journey From Teaching In South Central L.A. to CrossfitThe Benefits & Appeals of Crossfit vs. Bodybuilding -style TrainingHow Tough Physical Training Carries Over Into Tough Fiscal TrainingJackson's Love/Hate Relationship w/most Crossfit ProgramsThe Downside of Treating Your Training...

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Episode 4: Ken Blackburn on all the worthless supplements he has taken

Episode 4 is now available for your downloading & listening pleasure, below. This week, we are joined by our guest and good friend Ken Blackburn.Ken is a well-known and respected coach in the kettlebell world, chief operating officer of the International Kettlebell & Fitness Federation (IKFF), as well as has successfully coached multiple Kettlebell Masters of Sport & Candidates for Master of Sport.This week the 3 of us discuss:The Benefits of Kettlebell Sport Training For Various AthletesOur 20+ Years Of Experience With Supplements That SuckedMike & Ken Share The "Hot Stuff" FartsShould...

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Episode 3: Mike Mahler and Sincere Hogan on avoiding training injuries

Health & fitness personalities, Mike Mahler & Sincere Hogan combine their decades of experiences as successful entrepreneurs, health & fitness experts, and no holds barred approach to living life on your own terms, in their entertaining weekly podcast. Bullsh-tter's discretion is advised.Episode 3 is now available for your downloading & listening pleasure, below. This week, we discuss:When Comedians Bomb On Stage & What You Can Learn From ThemNotorious Airplane Farters, Probiotics, Digestive Enzymes, HCL & You!The "24" Reboot & Why These Two "24" Fans Are Not ExcitedMike...

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Episode 2: Fitness products you should avoid

Health & fitness personalities, Mike Mahler & Sincere Hogan combine their decades of experiences as successful entrepreneurs, health & fitness experts, and no holds barred approach to living life on your own terms, in their entertaining weekly podcast. Bullsh-tter's discretion is advised.Episode 2 is now available for your downloading & listening pleasure, below. This week, we discuss:Machine Gun PreacherWhat Are Those Non-Profits CEOs Really Doing With Your Donations?Inevitable Fitness TrendsThe One Fitness Marketing Expert You Should AvoidThe Greatness That Is Mark PhilippiSincere's...

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Episode 1: Mike Mahler and Sincere Hogan start the Live Life Aggressively Podcast

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