278 episodes

Welcome to the Train Hard Live Strong Podcast where we strive to inspire people to believe in themselves, what they’re capable of, and fulfilling their ultimate potential. I am your host, Coach Matt, and on this show I will bring you the greatest fitness influencers, world known athletes, high performing business owners, top rated coaches, medical experts, and people who have gone through dramatic transformations, and most importantly knowledge, experience, answers, and the raw truth for you to achieve great success for your health, fitness, business, and more. If you have questions we will answer them, and if you’re feeling lost, we will help you find your way. “Never Accept Defeat” - Coach Matt/Athletic Beings

Train Hard Live Strong Matt Rojas

    • Health & Fitness
    • 5.0 • 30 Ratings

Welcome to the Train Hard Live Strong Podcast where we strive to inspire people to believe in themselves, what they’re capable of, and fulfilling their ultimate potential. I am your host, Coach Matt, and on this show I will bring you the greatest fitness influencers, world known athletes, high performing business owners, top rated coaches, medical experts, and people who have gone through dramatic transformations, and most importantly knowledge, experience, answers, and the raw truth for you to achieve great success for your health, fitness, business, and more. If you have questions we will answer them, and if you’re feeling lost, we will help you find your way. “Never Accept Defeat” - Coach Matt/Athletic Beings

    Social media is more entertainment than education

    Social media is more entertainment than education

    Open up social media and all you'll see are fitness influencers doing these "effective workouts" for engagement. Backflip deadlifts is a show to showcase the intesnity of the fitness level one has. This is not necessary to achieve the body you want. Just because someone on Instagram has an 8 pack, doesn't mean to follow there ab workouts so you can have one too. There are many other varibles to an 8 pack than doing 1,000 crunches with summer salts. Pay attention to was is in reality for you and can be done everyday to puruse your goals. 
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    Key Takeaways
    The differences between entertainment and education on social media Results are more simple than believed to be. You don't need to do tire flip backflips to achieve a nice body A main reason to begin a transofmration journey is to create higher confidence and self esteem. Stop watching fitness entertainment and watch something usefull My Documentary: "How Training Saved My Life" Episode #1 - Watch here
    Epiosde #2 - Watch here
    If you have any questions you want answered or wanting to talk to me directly, head over to: https://www.trainhardlivestrong.com/ask
    Today's Sponor for the Podcast is brought to you by: Athletic Greens - www.athleticgreens.com/thls

    • 21 min
    The number one fault about bad dieting

    The number one fault about bad dieting

    Nutrition seems to always be the hardest concept to understand when it comes to fat loss. A lot of people want to eat clean in the week and party over the weekend to then wonder why they're not losing weight. The mathamatical facts around energy in versus energy out around this concept really paint the picture of the reality of this "balanced" nutrition lifestyle. In this episode you will learn what the biggest fault of bad dieting is and how to fix it. 
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    Key Takeaways
    Does five days of eating clean versus two days of eating bad outway eachother? Coaching and programs are meant to mold a program tailored to your lifestyle for you to make changes towards your goals. Coaches and programs aren't here to make structure around your lifestyle to create goals around what you want to do Bad dieting comes in many forms but there are more common ones than others. Let's talk about how to fix it My Documentary: "How Training Saved My Life" Episode #1 - Watch here
    Epiosde #2 - Watch here
    If you have any questions you want answered or wanting to talk to me directly, head over to: https://www.trainhardlivestrong.com/ask
    Today's Sponor for the Podcast is brought to you by: Athletic Greens - www.athleticgreens.com/thls

    • 23 min
    Find what drives you

    Find what drives you

    To everything we do in nature, first starts with a main instinct. What if our main instinct is something we have never paid true attention to? what if our main instinct has been camoflouged our entire life. In today's episode I want to share with you the similar peices I have found within our guest speakers and people I have coached. The biggest question a coach or athlete will get is "how do you always stay motivated?" well motivation is the smallest driver of all drive. Today's episode I will share with you the greatest driver. 
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    1) 3 characteristic traits to make you invincible
    Key Takeaways
    The main key takeaway I need from you is to really pay atention to what I am saying within this episode. Try and relate what I am saying to an event that might have happened within your life. You will find your root cause My Documentary: "How Training Saved My Life" Episode #1 - Watch here
    Epiosde #2 - Watch here
    If you have any questions you want answered or wanting to talk to me directly, head over to: https://www.trainhardlivestrong.com/ask
    Today's Sponor for the Podcast is brought to you by: Athletic Greens - www.athleticgreens.com/thls

    • 23 min
    Answering the four most asked questions

    Answering the four most asked questions

    Thank you everyone who has been dropping their questions into our question box on the website! Asking questions is the the only way you will ever get answers to what you're unsure of or want to know more of. Another side note to keep in mind is just because someone works out and has a great body, doesn't mean they know what they're talking about or knows how to coach YOU! Same with me. When you hear any answer and feel that you need to learn more to ensure it's fact, then do your research. The more the better! 
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    1) 3 characteristic traits to make you invincible
    Key Takeaways
    Does the rate of fat loss increase in hotter temperatures, such as a sauna, steam room, or training in the heat? The biggest reason that causes late night binging or cravings. Do you need to keep changing your training split to avoid plateaus? My Documentary: "How Training Saved My Life" Episode #1 - Watch here
    Epiosde #2 - Watch here
    If you have any questions you want answered or wanting to talk to me directly, head over to: https://www.trainhardlivestrong.com/ask
    Today's Sponor for the Podcast is brought to you by: Athletic Greens - www.athleticgreens.com/thls

    • 24 min
    Is it easier to build muscle or shred fat?

    Is it easier to build muscle or shred fat?

    Yes there are three different types of body types that deal with fat loss and muscle growth differently but each one still needs effort. Just because someone is a mesomorph does not mean building muscle isn't hard work. Just because someone is naturally skinny doesnt mean it's going to be easy to look more "fit" becasue they're already low in BF. Comparing and assunming things will not get you far towards your goals. Instead of asking these questions and blaming "genetics" how about work hard for the next 3, 6, or even 12 months, and then see what kind of damage you can do with dedication, no excuses, patience, and discipline. 
    Other Episodes to listen to
    1) 3 characteristic traits to make you invincible
    Key Takeaways
    Is it easier for someone who is thinner to build muscle? Is it easier for someone who is bigger to build muscle? Compared to someone who have more body fat than someone who has a low body fat, who would benefit faster from training and eating clean? My Documentary: "How Training Saved My Life" Episode #1 - Watch here
    Epiosde #2 - Watch here
    If you have any questions you want answered or wanting to talk to me directly, head over to: https://www.trainhardlivestrong.com/ask
    Today's Sponor for the Podcast is brought to you by: Athletic Greens - www.athleticgreens.com/thls

    • 20 min
    Replace what you want with what you need

    Replace what you want with what you need

    When you want something, it's like you have to do all these things you don't want to do to get it right? What about the things you need to do? where do the differences lie in these two perspectives? The amount of effort to follow a want is different than the effort needed to follow a need. In this episode you will learn the breakdown of it all along with how to take action today. 
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    1) 3 characteristic traits to make you invincible
    Key Takeaways
    When we make the "want & need" switch, things begin to fall into place because they have to How to better organize your life and mind to focus on the important and high value impacters that effect your actions The secret power of replacing wants with needs. The power of the mind My Documentary: "How Training Saved My Life" Episode #1 - Watch here
    Epiosde #2 - Watch here
    If you have any questions you want answered or wanting to talk to me directly, head over to: https://www.trainhardlivestrong.com/ask
    Today's Sponor for the Podcast is brought to you by: Athletic Greens - www.athleticgreens.com/thls

    • 20 min

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Awesome podcast!

To the point episodes and very motivating to keep going on the training and keeping the nutrition in check! I look forward to what I’m going to learn next from this guy! Keep it going!

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I had the pleasure of meeting Coach Matt in June of last year and have been listening to his podcasts for a few months now. From the moment I met him, I was able to see how passionate he was about fitness but specially he was passionate about helping people achieve a healthy lifestyle and overcome anything that kept them from getting there in the past. Myself included. I have been training with him since then and every time I meet with him he has something positive to say about fitness, health, or enjoying life in general. Listening to his podcasts I feel that he is talking to me even on the days that I don’t train. He is full of information and is always looking to expand his knowledge. With his podcasts he found a way to communicate what he knows and his passion to not only the people around him, but the people around the world. Thank you for everything you do!