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Brute Strength Podcast Michael Cazayoux

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Brute Strength brings you the latest in fitness, competing and life.

    TBT: Program Your Mind For Improved Performance And Greater Self-Awareness ft. Michael Gervais

    TBT: Program Your Mind For Improved Performance And Greater Self-Awareness ft. Michael Gervais

    This week on the Brute Strength Podcast, I will be speaking with my good friend Michael Gervais. In this episode we get into mindfulness, improving your focus, and how to re-program your brain for success. Michael is one of the best in the world at what he does and having him appear on our show for the second time is a true honor. If you really like the topics on this episode be sure to check out our first talk on Episode 52. Enjoy the show.
     
    Topics of discussion:
     
    03:30 - Working with Olympic athletes 
    07:27 - Managing the levels of pressure 
    10:30 - Programming your mental “software”
    21:25 - Improving internal motivation
    25:50 - Pillars of mindfulness
    32:01 - Change your relationship with failure 
    36:40 - Is confidence overrated?
    41:00 - Choosing good thoughts
    49:25 - 3 practices to add to your morning routine
     
    Links:
     
    Instagram
    Twitter
    LinkedIn
    Finding Mastery Podcast
    Compete To Create
     
    Books:
     
    Deep Work - Newport
    The Way of the Champion - Lynch & Huang
    Man’s Search For Meaning - Frankl
     
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    If you LOVE this podcast please click HERE to leave me a review. It energizes me to keep doing these as well as pushes us higher in the rankings. Thank you all for the support.
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    • 1 hr 12 min
    Sex Taboo, Polyamorous Relationships & Loving Yourself ft. Marcus Aubrey

    Sex Taboo, Polyamorous Relationships & Loving Yourself ft. Marcus Aubrey

    Joining the Brute Strength Podcast this week is Aubrey Marcus. Aubrey is the founder and CEO of Onnit, a lifestyle brand based on a holistic health philosophy he calls Total Human Optimization.
     
    In this episode, Aubrey will be going against the grain on topics covering sex and relationships. This discussion includes some of his key takeaways from being in a polyamorous relationship, his views on BDSM and how to have better sex. He evens dives into his own personal
    7-day Sex Challenge, and provides some insight on his recent vow of celibacy.
     
    Stay tuned because things are about to get WEIRD!
     
     
    Topics:
     
    07:57 - Sex & celibacy
    11:50 - Evolution of sex
    13:45 - More sex, better sex
    17:30 - Creating novelty in your sexuality
    24:57 - Gourmet sex
    31:30 - 7-day sex challenge
    38:00 - Restrain & pain
    47:50 - Love yourself
    59:53 - Breaking up and maintaining a relationship
     
    Links:
     
    Instagram
    AubreyMarcus.com
    Podcast
     
    Books:
     
    Untrue - Wednesday Martin
    Own The Day Own Your Life - Aubrey Marcus
     
    Reviews:
     
    If you love this podcast please click HERE to leave me a review. It energizes me to keep doing these as well as pushes us higher in the rankings. Thank you all for the support.
     
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    • 1 hr 9 min
    TBT: Triphasic Training with Elite Coach Cal Dietz

    TBT: Triphasic Training with Elite Coach Cal Dietz

    Cal Dietz, Director of Strength and Conditioning for the University of Minnesota, is a world-renowned strength coach who’s made immeasurable contributions to the fitness industry for athletes and coaches alike. He joined the Brute Podcast to discuss his training manual, Triphasic Training: A Systematic Approach to Elite Speed and Explosive Strength Performance.
     
    Get ready for a series of knowledge bombs to improve your training game, because, in this episode, Dietz inspires us with information about acceleration and deceleration training and the importance of quality breathing.
     
    Topics:
     
    21:46 - What is Triphasic training?
    36:15 - Triphasic training for weightlifters
    40:25 - Why CrossFitters need to get outside of linear movement
    44:40 - Rotational force production and overhead athletes
    51:10 - What is deceleration training & why is it important
    55:36 - The importance of breath
    1:06:35 - Guiding principles for resistance training kids
     
    Links:
     
    Top 5 Brute Podcast Episodes
    Reflexive Performance Reset (RPR)
    xlathlete.com
     
    Books:
    The Oxygen Advantage -  Patrick McKeown
    Triphasic Training - Dietz & Peterson
     
    Reviews:
     
    If you love this podcast please click HERE to leave me a review. It energizes me to keep doing these as well as pushes us higher in the rankings. Thank you all for the support.
     
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    • 1 hr 19 min
    How To Start An Insanely Successful Personal Training Business ft. Jonathan Goodman

    How To Start An Insanely Successful Personal Training Business ft. Jonathan Goodman

    Jonathan Goodman (not to be confused with the co-star of Roseanne), is the owner of The Personal Trainer Development Center, an online platform that has served as the premier source of free information for fitness professionals. 
     
    In this episode of the Brute Strength Podcast, Jonathan shares some of his most powerful principles that have shaped his work and life for the better. Today’s show includes finding opportunities for success in the fitness industry, taking chances, the right way to network, and the power of talking to five people per day. 
     
    Topics:
     
    05:35 - Moving to Hawaii
    10:25 - Defining vision
    15:45 - Making money as a coach
    25:06 - Creating content
    37:05 - Creating a quality life
    45:10 - Building rapport
    52:10 - Mistakes to avoid as an online trainer
     
    Links:
     
    Website
     
    Books:
     
    Range - David Epstein
    The Wealthy Fit Pro’s Guide To Online Training - Jonathan Goodman
     
    Reviews:
     
    If you love this podcast please click HERE to leave me a review. It energizes me to keep doing these as well as pushes us higher in the rankings. Thank you all for the support.
     
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    • 1 hr 13 min
    Generalists Triumph In A Specialized World ft. David Epstein

    Generalists Triumph In A Specialized World ft. David Epstein

    David Epstein is an investigative reporter at ProPublica, and the author of two New York Times Bet-Sellers, “The Sports Gene” and “Range”. He is also joining the podcast this week to dispel some of the most common myths about genetics and athletic ability as well as why being a generalist might actually give you an advantage in today’s specialized world.
     
    In this episode David covers such topics including the advantage to switching your vocation, why short term success can lead to long term failure, and how to learn more effectively.
     
    If you’ve enjoyed this episode please leave us a review and share with a friend!
     
     
    Topics:
     
    04:55 - Cardiac death in athletes
    10:55 - Athletic background
    22:25 - Grit
    32:25 - Self-regulatory learning
    41:25 - Kind vs. Wicked learning environments
    45:55 - Doing vs. Learning
     
    Links:
     
    Twitter
     
    Books:
     
    The Sports Gene: Inside The Science of Extraordinary Athletic Performance
    Range: Why Generalists Triumph In A Specialized World
     
     
    Reviews:
     
    If you love this podcast please click HERE to leave me a review. It energizes me to keep doing these as well as pushes us higher in the rankings. Thank you all for the support.
     
    Follow us on Instagram @brute.strength.

    • 1 hr 9 min
    The Moral Inventory Exercise ft. Michael Cazayoux

    The Moral Inventory Exercise ft. Michael Cazayoux

    • 15 min

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