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Formerly the Muscle Expert Podcast. The world’s top authority on intelligent muscle building and fat loss gives us a simple to understand deep dive into the complex world of building a body you love, and living your greatness. Weekly interviews with leading experts in a vast number of scientific fields focusing on health optimization (nutrition, sleep, hormones, mindfulness and mind set), strength, (both physical and mental), and muscle hypertrophy. Learn proven strategies for optimum life performance, whether it be in the gym, the board room or the bedroom; this is the blueprint for becoming the upgraded modern man. Ladies, this podcast is for you too. The topics, tips, and life hacks covered are essential for every individual who wants to upgrade themselves mentally and physically.

Muscle Intelligence Ben Pakulski

    • Fitness
    • 4.9 • 9 Ratings

Formerly the Muscle Expert Podcast. The world’s top authority on intelligent muscle building and fat loss gives us a simple to understand deep dive into the complex world of building a body you love, and living your greatness. Weekly interviews with leading experts in a vast number of scientific fields focusing on health optimization (nutrition, sleep, hormones, mindfulness and mind set), strength, (both physical and mental), and muscle hypertrophy. Learn proven strategies for optimum life performance, whether it be in the gym, the board room or the bedroom; this is the blueprint for becoming the upgraded modern man. Ladies, this podcast is for you too. The topics, tips, and life hacks covered are essential for every individual who wants to upgrade themselves mentally and physically.

    Flip your consciousness to find your purpose

    Flip your consciousness to find your purpose

    In today's solo episode, I let you in on how flipping my consciousness gave me the clarity to let my soul determine my values and the simple tools you can use on your journey to finding your purpose and living a life that you love. 

    Timestamps: 
    [2:50] View obstacles as opportunities
    [3:50] Getting clarity on purpose
    [9:15] Wake up inspired
    [13:30] Embrace your humanness 
    [15:20] Designing your future
    [17:50] Inspired living
    [20:00] Break the negative spiral
    [24:20] Practice these tools, develop these skills
    [26:16] Embody your values
    [28:16] Optimize.me use code MUSCLE10 for 10% off
    [33:50] Get real with yourself 
    [36:10] Who are you putting out? 
    [39:20] Living in alignment
    [40:45] BLUBlox - use code MUSCLE for 15% off

    If you enjoyed today's episode, please share it with someone you love and leave us a review to support the Muscle Intelligence podcast!

    Mentioned in this episode: 
    Dr. John D. Martini on the Muscle Intelligence Podcast
    Dr. John D. Martini's Value Determination Process
    Dr. Huberman on the Muscle Intelligence Podcast
    Dr. Huberman's podcast: Huberman Lab
    Muscle Intelligence Podcast on Instagram

    Check out our sponsors: 
    Thank you to our sponsor BLUBlox - get 15% off with the code MUSCLE.
    BLUBlox make stylish glasses with specialised BluLite lens filters, which reduce the harmful high energy artificial blue light emitted by digital devices across the entire blue light spectrum. This can help reduce eye strain and sleep disorders. They have day-time and night-time versions and offer free world-wide shipping.
    Check out BLUBlox and use code MUSCLE to get 15% off.
    Check out optimize.me and use the code MUSCLE10 for 10%off when you sign up. 
    Optimize is a subscription service. When you sign up, you get access to three things:
    1. The famed Philosopher's Notes. These are 6-page book summaries of some of the best self-development and wisdom books ever written. 
    2. You also get access to 50 what are called Master Classes. These are taught by experts on the big topics that are covered in those notes.
    3. You also get everyday +1 videos recorded by Brian. A targeted insight of wisdom about living a better life arrives in your email inbox every morning.
     

    • 43 min
    The 4-step process of coaching with Dr. Thomas D. Zweifel

    The 4-step process of coaching with Dr. Thomas D. Zweifel

    Dr. Thomas D. Zweifel is a strategy & performance expert, board member & sparring partner for CEOs & leaders of Fortune 500 companies. Since 1984, he has coached clients on 4 continents to open strategic frontiers and meet business imperatives. 
    On average his clients have realized 40X ROI in management results from working with Thomas. An authority on integrating planning, people and performance, he helps clients ask the right questions, confront taboos, build strategy alignment, and boost productivity. Ultimately his specialty is unleashing the human spirit in organizations—without unnecessary blah-blah, impractical training programs, or false dependencies on high-priced consultants.
    Topics covered in this episode:

    Why a lack of confidence is necessary to be a good coach Asking the right questions Eliciting commitment - of the coach and the coachee Impactful life lesson: choose three keywords to guide you The 4-step process of coaching How rituals can help you succeed in your day Identifying breakdowns The illusion that communication equals accomplishment Links:
    Dr. Zweifel’s free video on Leadership:
    If you want to meet your commitments with freedom, power and peace of mind: https://www.leaders-academy.online/the-4-surprising-secrets-for-boosting-your-productivity-landing
    Website: www.thomaszweifel.com
    Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/LeadersAcademyOnline/
    TED Talk on Language: https://goo.gl/HhEV7M 
    TED Talk on Rituals: https://goo.gl/k9Zy9E 
    Books: https://goo.gl/tZWqX7 

    Books mentioned on this episode:
    iCoach by Dr. Zweifel - shorturl.at/oACV2 
    Leadership in 100 Days by Dr. Zweifel - shorturl.at/EXY03 
    Principles: Life and Work by Ray Dalio - https://geni.us/jDYEjC
    Sponsor: 
    Thank you our sponsor BUBS Naturals for their continued support and for providing YOU with an amazing 20% discount with code BEN on ALL of their products! I personally use their MCT and collagen every morning in my coffee, but they've also just recently release a new Fountain of Youth Collagen Protein, with added Vitamin C and Biotin. 
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    • 58 min
    Skill acquisition in programming with Killian Hamilton

    Skill acquisition in programming with Killian Hamilton

    Killian Hamilton joins me on today's episode about skill acquisition in programming.
    If you've ever done any of my programs, you'll know that my clients always go through a primer phase to learn the skills of muscle activation and exercise execution. So I'm excited to hear him and the team at Pre-Script talk about this often neglected but certainly essential aspect to achieving competency in the weight room. 
    Killian is the Director of Innovation and Program Design at Pre-Script as well as Head Coach and Founder of K2 Coaching.

    As a competitive powerlifter and strength coach, Killian has competed and coached athletes at both national and international level. He believes that at its core, strength is a skill, and acquiring that skill is paramount in the pursuit of performance.
    To find out more about Killian and the new Pre-Script course, please visit: 
    www.k2coaching.ca
    www.pre-script.com
    @killian.hamilton
    Thank you to our sponsor BLUBlox - get 15% off with the code MUSCLE.
    BLUBlox make stylish glasses with specialised BluLite lens filters, which reduce the harmful high energy artificial blue light emitted by digital devices across the entire blue light spectrum. This can help reduce eye strain and sleep disorders. They have day-time and night-time versions and offer free world-wide shipping.
    Check out BLUBlox and use code MUSCLE to get 15% off.
     
    Check out optimize.me and use the code MUSCLE10 for 10%off when you sign up. 
    Optimize is a subscription service. When you sign up, you get access to three things:
    1. The famed Philosopher's Notes. These are 6-page book summaries of some of the best self-development and wisdom books ever written. 
    2. You also get access to 50 what are called Master Classes. These are taught by experts on the big topics that are covered in those notes. 
    3. You also get everyday +1 videos recorded by Brian. A targeted insight of wisdom about living a better life arrives in your email inbox every morning.
     
    Please share this episode with someone you love and leave us a review on Apple Podcasts. 
     

    • 1 hr 10 min
    Successful coaching and goal-setting with Exercise & Sports Psychologist Adam Feit

    Successful coaching and goal-setting with Exercise & Sports Psychologist Adam Feit

    Adam Feit, Precision Nutrition’s head strength and sport psychology coach, joins me on today’s episode to talk about managing client expectations, goal setting and creating lasting behavioral change. We get into the future of coaching, some sports psychology research and being a coach that seeks strengths.

    Known for his passion, drive, and enthusiasm for excellence in coaching, Adam has presented around the world on the topics of nutrition, coaching, and strength and conditioning. He has consulted with a multitude of youth, collegiate, Olympic, and professional athletic teams.

    He is the co-author of the Coaches Guide to Jump Training, Complete Guide to Training the Female Athlete, and recently completed his Ph.D. in Sport and Exercise Psychology on the use of psychological skills and strategies in collegiate strength and conditioning. 
    To find out more about Adam, please visit
    https://www.precisionnutrition.com/author/adam-feit
    http://completejumpstraining.com/ http://trainingthefemaleathlete.com/
    https://www.instagram.com/aefeit/
    If you enjoyed this episode, please leave us a review on ApplePodcasts to support us and share it with a person you feel will benefit from this conversation. 
    Thank you to our amazing show sponsors Bioptimizers http://www.bioptimizers.com/muscle10 . Use code MUSCLE10 for 10% off any order.
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    • 1 hr 12 min
    The champion mindset and champion-producing coaching with Derek Woodske

    The champion mindset and champion-producing coaching with Derek Woodske

    Derek Woodske joins me on today’s episode for a deep drive into the champion mindset and champion-producing coaching, both of which Derek can speak of from experience. 
    While competing in the USA college system, Derek earned three national titles in the Hammer Throw, a top two world ranking indoors and four All-American Honours. He set multiple Canadian records and represented Canada in the Commonwealth Games. He has coached professionally in the NCAA, NFL and private sector.

    • 1 hr 26 min
    The 7 areas of empowerment in your life with Dr. John Demartini

    The 7 areas of empowerment in your life with Dr. John Demartini

    The legendary Dr. John Demartini is with me today, a world-renowned specialist in human behavior, researcher, author and educator. His unique teachings start at the core of the issue, addressing the human factor and range out to a multitude of powerful tools that have proven the test of time.
    We discuss the 7 areas of empowerment in your life, the 7 questions to ask yourself when searching for your purpose, goal setting, how to help others on their journey, achieving financial freedom and much more. 

    • 1 hr 2 min

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9 Ratings

Ishav Mehta ,

Blessing in disguise ❤️

As a newbie in fitness space, have come across a lot of confusing judgments on various topics. Muscle intelligence podcast is my go-to source for reliable information. Thank you Ben for starting this in the first place. You’re a blessing in disguise ❤️

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Terrific!

When it comes to building muscle, losing fat and having a great functionality of brain, MI Podcast never fails. With so many issues and phenomenons taken into consideration, these podcasts really become an eye opener for newbies to seasoned athletes and non-athletes alike.

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