In this episode, I talk with the one and only Jimmy Moore! Jimmy was my first introduction to keto over three years ago so it was super cool to get him on the podcast and pick his brain. We talked about his keto journey and how the diet has helped him turn his health around. We dove into fasting and how to incorporate it correctly. We discussed what a true ketogenic diet is and how to find your protein, carbohydrate, and fat thresholds to optimize your own health. We talked about mindset and how to deal with the negativity that is everywhere online. It was an honor to have Jimmy on!
In this episode, I talk with Rob Dionne of Open Sky Fitness. We dive into his decision to turn his life around and get healthy after a pivotal moment. We talk about optimizing your daily routine. We discuss different parenting styles and how to have a great relationship with your kids. We dive into the mindset of self-improvement and finding balance. I had a blast talking with Rob, he is a super down to earth guy and gives great life advice!
In this episode, I talk with Josh Sutelman and we get into the details of training. We talk about different lifting techniques and how to position yourself correctly. We talk about bodybuilding, powerlifting, hypertrophy, and strength gain. We dive into different tools and gear used in training. We compare some of the common programming templates out there currently and talk about a rotational split to optimize for strength, explosiveness, and size. Of course, we talk about some mindset aspects as well!
In this episode, I talk with Miles Russell on the topic of extreme weight loss and transforming with keto. We dove into the mindset and lifestyle choices that cause weight gain and the changes that you go through mentally and physically when you lose that weight. We talked about having loose skin as a result of that transformation and the outlook around it. We talked about auditing your friends and family to set yourself up for success. One of the things we dove into I still struggle with today, the mentality around building muscle after losing a ton of weight and how to be ok with consuming more calories after such a transformation.
In this episode, I talk shop with Sahil Makhija, the man behind Headbanger's Kitchen. Sahil is a master keto chef and heavy metal extraordinaire. We talked about being unique and the importance of finding your own style. We learned about why he started Headbanger's kitchen and what got him into keto. Sahil talks about how he got into the YouTube game and what his workflow is like. And of course, we dove into how to make tasty keto recipes that keep you on track and delight your tastebuds!
In this episode, I talk with Ben Phelps, founder of Primal Bro. Ben has lost over 150 lbs using different dieting methods over the years. We dove into the mindset that comes with extreme weightless and some of the emotional hardships involved in that transformation. We talk about Jiu-Jitsu and all the positive benefits it provides. We dive into bootstrapping a business and building a brand from the ground up. We talk about simply being a good person and doing what is right for the community as a whole. Loved this episode! It definitely was invigorating to hear the story of someone with similar beginnings to myself!
In this episode, I talked with Fahad Ahmad, the founder of Keto Geek! We dove into addictions and ways to recognize them when they arise. We covered some mindset principals as it relates to going through hardship and rebuilding yourself. We really got into the nuts and bolts of building a successful food business. We compared vegan diets to the ketogenic diet. The main overarching theme here was learning to live with an open mind. If you can do that, you can learn anything!
In this episode, I talk with Michael Griffith, physical therapist and certified strength and conditioning specialist. If you are interested in how your body’s mechanics actually work, this episode is for you! We dove into different agility movements to prevent injury. We talked about how to alleviate pain in the joints. Michael is a type 1 diabetic so we talked about how that has effected his ketogenic lifestyle. We really dove into the details on how to properly train your abs baed off of the three planes of motion. This was a great discussion and I learned a ton!
In this episode, I talk with Brian Williamson, the founder of Ketovangelist. We dive into his motivation behind starting the ketogenic diet in the first place. We talk about the struggle of building Ketovangelist into a successful business. We dive into the mindset of being confident and finding fulfillment in life. I've got a ton of respect for Brian and it was an absolute pleasure to listen to his story!