The Mindful Muscle Podcast was created to give competitors in sports and life a way to learn about mindfulness tools to improve mental health and mental performance.
In this podcast, you'll hear from some of the world's leading trainers & coaches, elite performers, and experts in the mental performance space. This podcast is designed to encourage you to train your mind and body to level up yourself as a human being.
Running Against The Odds, Coach Desmond Dunham
In this episode, I interview Coach Desmond Dunham. We cover his new book Running Against The Odds, an inspiring memoir of the life obstacles he overcame on his way to becoming a nationally acclaimed track and field and cross-country coach.
Coach Dez is also the founder of Kids Elite Sports which offers summer sports camp and youth sports training. In total, the camps have impacted 800 youths & has trained 500 high school and college camp counselors.
A Beginner Again, Lessons From My First BJJ Class
In this episode, I share lessons on from my first day training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (or any type of MMA for that matter).
Being a beginner is never fun. And throughout this journey, I'll be sharing my raw, honest thoughts as I mentally pin my ego down with some humble pie.
What I hope for this episode and weekly series to be is something for listeners to relate to.
5 Ways to Change Your Emotional States
Do you ever find yourself in bad moods or in the middle of a 3-day funk? It’s likely that you’re in a negative state that you have the power to change.
In this episode, I sit down with ECP coach Logan Blanton to discuss how clients can use the States & Traits framework to make enduring fitness & lifestyle changes.
You’ll learn the 5 M’s to state changing which include: Music, Memories, Movement, Meditation, & Mother Nature
How to get the most value out your biggest assets, your house & body
In this episode, I sit down with Darius Cincys, who is a realtor in the Seattle/Bellevue area and in the top 1% of agents in the US.
We cover four topics that correlate between buying a home and upgrading your health & fitness.
Why the net worth of home-owners is 40x more compared to renters
Why you checking your ego at the door will save you BIG $$$
Why opting to go the cheaper route will cost you in the long run
The $100,000 (or more) mistake of inaction
Karon Hawkins, Flobility, & Spine-Conscious Training
In this episode, I sit down with Floblity Coach, Karon Hawkins, to discuss the program’s transformational approach to spine health.
I worked with Karon several months after my Trolley x Car accident and the things I learned enabled me to do things physically that I didn’t think would ever be possible.
You’ll learn how the program is designed to improve posture, pain, & performance via mobility & strength training.
Body Dysmorphia, Anxiety, Self-Determination Theory, & Lion King
In this episode, I share my experience with anxiety and body dysmorphia.
I cover the self-determination theory (SDT) and how it can be a useful explanation for sub-clinical anxiety caused from not taking action on your workouts and nutrition.
You'll learn the three ways I've found to be helpful when dealing with body image and how you can shift your perspective on who you see in the mirror.
Plus a fun story about my favorite Disney original Disney movie.