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MindPump exposes the RAW TRUTH about health, fitness, nutrition and more... Hosts Sal Di Stefano, Adam Schafer & Justin Andrews pull back the curtain on the mythology, snake oil and pseudo-science that pervades the fitness industry and present science-backed solutions that result in increased muscular development and performance while simultaneously emphasizing health. No fitness institution or fitness "truth" is safe from their quick wit and over 40 years of combined experience in the fitness industry. Produced by Doug Egge. Find Mind Pump and the Mind Pump hosts on Instragram @mindpumpmedia, @mindpumpsal, @mindpumpadam, @mindpumpjustin & @mindpumpdoug and at mindpumppodcast.com. Get expertly programmed Mind Pump training protocols at mapsfitnessproducts.com

Mind Pump: Raw Fitness Truth Sal Di Stefano, Adam Schafer, Justin Andrews, Doug Egge

    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.8 • 7K Ratings

MindPump exposes the RAW TRUTH about health, fitness, nutrition and more... Hosts Sal Di Stefano, Adam Schafer & Justin Andrews pull back the curtain on the mythology, snake oil and pseudo-science that pervades the fitness industry and present science-backed solutions that result in increased muscular development and performance while simultaneously emphasizing health. No fitness institution or fitness "truth" is safe from their quick wit and over 40 years of combined experience in the fitness industry. Produced by Doug Egge. Find Mind Pump and the Mind Pump hosts on Instragram @mindpumpmedia, @mindpumpsal, @mindpumpadam, @mindpumpjustin & @mindpumpdoug and at mindpumppodcast.com. Get expertly programmed Mind Pump training protocols at mapsfitnessproducts.com

    1583: The Maximum Amount of Protein the Body Can Absorb in One Meal, How to Get Rid of Knee Pain, the Value of Digestive Enzyme Supplements & More

    1583: The Maximum Amount of Protein the Body Can Absorb in One Meal, How to Get Rid of Knee Pain, the Value of Digestive Enzyme Supplements & More

    In this episode of Quah (Q & A), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about how much protein the body can absorb in one meal, the best way to get rid of knee pain, the benefits of digestive enzyme supplements, and their opinion on psychedelics.
    Sal keeping it real when it comes to sleep training his son. (5:14) Justin’s Palm Desert inferno. (12:37) Mind Pump Recommends, Fatherhood on Netflix. (18:16) Mind Pump Shout Outs. (21:17) Adam’s wedding experience in Laguna Beach and their experiences meeting and interacting with fans outside live events. (21:53) Justin’s dumpster diving excursion. (27:47) Father’s Day gifts from the wives. (32:26) Butcher Box filets and the benefits of the sous vide method. (36:45) What’s the deal with the John Wayne Airport name controversy? (40:20) Tales of a professional private driver. (43:03) #Quah question #1 - How much protein can the body absorb in one meal? (46:57) #Quah question #2 – What's the best way to get rid of knee pain? (51:27) #Quah question #3 – What are your opinions of digestive enzyme supplements? (54:44) #Quah question #4 – What are your thoughts on psychedelics? (58:29) Related Links/Products Mentioned
    June Promotion: MAPS Prime, Prime Pro, and the Prime Bundle 50% off!  **Promo code “JUNEPRIME” at checkout** Visit ChiliPad for an exclusive offer for Mind Pump listeners! Fatherhood | Netflix Official Site Visit Butcher Box for this month’s exclusive Mind Pump offer! John Wayne's Name on Southern California Airport Faces New Scrutiny MAPS Prime Pro Webinar Mind Pump #442: Steven Kotler- Shortcut Success & Lead A Richer Life By Using The Techniques Of Navy SEALs, Silicon Valley Executives & Maverick Scientists Mind Pump #488: Jamie Wheal- Stealing Fire Co-Author On Optimizing Human Performance The Rise of Superman: Decoding the Science of Ultimate Human Performance Stealing Fire: How Silicon Valley, the Navy SEALs, and Maverick Scientists Are Revolutionizing the Way We Live and Work – Book by Steven Kotler and Jamie Wheal Mind Pump Podcast – YouTube Mind Pump Free Resources People Mentioned
    Emily Morse (@sexwithemily)  Instagram Steven Kotler (@kotler.steven)  Instagram

    • 1 hr 11 min
    1582: 15 Surprising Reasons You Don’t Feel Well

    1582: 15 Surprising Reasons You Don’t Feel Well

    In this episode Sal, Adam & Justin cover 15 reasons why you may not feel well and what to do about it.
    15 Surprising Reasons You Don’t Feel Well. (1:38) #1 – Not drinking enough water. (2:33) #2 – Following the wrong diet for your body. (5:47) #3 – Not consuming enough sodium. (9:27) #4 – You may be having too much caffeine. (12:25) #5 – You might be taking too many supplements. (19:35) #6 – You are working out too much. (23:41) #7 – You are not changing your workouts. (27:12) #8 – Your sleep quality sucks! (30:58) #9 – You may be indoors too much. (36:46) #10 – Wasting time on social media. (40:48) #11 – You may be surrounding yourself with bad people. (43:56) #12 – Having no purpose. (47:57) #13 – You do not take any responsibility. (50:43) #14 – Maybe you are lacking focus. (54:56) #15 – You need to lighten up a little. (57:18) Related Links/Products Mentioned
    June Promotion: MAPS Prime, Prime Pro, and the Prime Bundle 50% off!  **Promo code “JUNEPRIME” at checkout** Visit Paleo Valley for an exclusive offer for Mind Pump listeners! **Code “Mindpump15” at checkout for 15% discount** Visit Drink LMNT for an exclusive offer for Mind Pump listeners! The Breakdown Recovery Trap, Why You Aren’t Progressing – Mind Pump Blog How Phasing Your Workouts Leads to Consistent Plateau Free Workouts – Mind Pump Blog Why You Need to Mix Rep Ranges After Periods of Training – Mind Pump Blog Mind Pump #1345: 6 Ways To Optimize Sleep For Faster Muscle Gain And Fat Loss Visit ChiliPad for an exclusive offer for Mind Pump listeners! The health benefits of strong relationships Mind Pump #1415: 7 Ways To Find Purpose Start with Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action The Purpose Driven Life: What on Earth Am I Here For? The Alchemist The Accountability Ladder - Talent Strategy Group Mind Pump Podcast – YouTube Mind Pump Free Resources People Mentioned
    Arthur Brooks (@arthurcbrooks)  Instagram

    • 1 hr 2 min
    1581: How to Make Gains While Cutting, Using a Rowing Machine in Lieu of Lifting, the Value of Saunas & More

    1581: How to Make Gains While Cutting, Using a Rowing Machine in Lieu of Lifting, the Value of Saunas & More

    In this episode of Quah (Q & A), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about whether you can still progress in lifts while cutting, if a rowing machine can preserve muscle mass when not lifting, the value of saunas, and things within the fitness realm that they recently changed their mind about.
    How the guys have set up ‘Mello’ stations at their houses. (4:19) Mind Pump Reminiscences: The anniversary of the ‘OJ Chase’ on TV. (6:35) Mind Pump Recommends, Sweet Tooth on Netflix. (14:15) Andre the Giant is a fascinating fellow. (17:22) All things Bulldogs. (25:04) Justin’s new theory on the Loch ness monster. (31:09) The more handsome you are, the smaller your testicles? (34:50) An alarming report on unemployment scams. (39:12) How the economy is balancing itself out and the psychological strategy of the ‘turn over’. (40:42) The brilliance of Organifi’s customer service model. (49:08) Amazon and marijuana. (52:12) #Quah question #1 - Can you still progress in lifts while cutting? (55:15) #Quah question #2 – Will a rowing machine preserve my muscle mass while I can’t lift? (59:55) #Quah question #3 – What are your thoughts on saunas? (1:04:46) #Quah question #4 – What's something within the fitness realm that you recently changed your mind on? (1:08:39) Related Links/Products Mentioned
    June Promotion: MAPS Prime, Prime Pro, and the Prime Bundle 50% off!  **Promo code “JUNEPRIME” at checkout** Visit NED for an exclusive offer for Mind Pump listeners! 95 Million Watched the Chase - The New York Times Sweet Tooth | Netflix Official Site Andre the Giant's Amazing Feats of Drinking Hitman: My Real Life in the Cartoon World of Wrestling Sexual ornaments but not weapons trade off against testes size in primates Sex at Dawn: How We Mate, Why We Stray, and What It Means for Modern Relationships Half of the pandemic's unemployment money may have been stolen by criminals and funneled out of the country U.S. retail sales take step back as spending pivots to services, trend remains strong Visit Organifi for the exclusive offer for Mind Pump listeners! **Code “mindpump” at checkout* Amazon Will Stop Testing Job Seekers For Marijuana And Now Backs Legalizing Weed Visit Drink LMNT for an exclusive offer for Mind Pump listeners! Sauna Use Associated with Reduced Risk of Cardiac, All-Cause Mortality Mind Pump Podcast – YouTube Mind Pump Free Resources People Mentioned
    Max Schmarzo (ATC/CSCS/MS) (@strong_by_science)  Instagram Dr. Rhonda Patrick (@foundmyfitness)  Instagram Wim Hof (@iceman_hof)  Instagram

    • 1 hr 16 min
    1580: Economy Crash 2021 With Peter Linneman

    1580: Economy Crash 2021 With Peter Linneman

    In this episode Sal, Adam & Justin speak with economist Peter Linneman about whether the economy is doomed and how to navigate the financial uncertainty of 2021.
    How the money will eventually find a home. The impact of the Fed injecting money into the economy. (4:48) Why inflation is one of the most misunderstood ideas. (10:00) Why asset price inflation is a wonderful thing when you own assets. (11:43) Has the Fed gone too far? What are the consequences of that? (18:30) Did we see inflation in the cost of rent? (25:30) Could we run into a shortage of places for people to live due to rent control? (34:08) Why he believes the world is in a race to devalue itself. (38:08) The importance of focusing on social fabric issues. (44:43) Isn’t the price of things going down a good thing? (48:35) The evolution of interest rates and the impact of expanding capacity. (53:34) His prediction for demand in the real estate market for the coming years. (1:01:30) The economics and impact of people buying up single-family homes to rent out. (1:10:11) His advice for the person living paycheck to paycheck investing for their future. (1:14:45) His opinion on Bitcoin and cryptocurrency. (1:18:28) Will the financial bubble burst? (1:20:40) What books does he recommend? (1:22:51) Related Links/Products Mentioned
    June Promotion: MAPS Prime, Prime Pro, and the Prime Bundle 50% off!  **Promo code “JUNEPRIME” at checkout** Visit Legion Athletics for the exclusive offer for Mind Pump listeners! **Code “mindpump” at checkout** Mind Pump #1270: Peter Schiff On The Post COVID-19 Economy & How To Thrive Commercial Real Estate | United States | Linneman Associates Milton Friedman - Free To Choose (1980, PBS) Episodes 1-10 The Great Contraction, 1929-1933 Whip inflation now - Wikipedia Penn Medicine to Require All Health System Employees to Receive COVID-19 Vaccine The Linneman Letter | Linneman Associates Free to Choose: A Personal Statement The Rational Optimist: How Prosperity Evolves Factfulness: Ten Reasons We're Wrong About the World--and Why Things Are Better Than You Think Hans Rosling: 200 years in 4 minutes - BBC News Robinson Crusoe The Karla Trilogy Digital Collection Featuring George Smiley: Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy, The Honourable Schoolboy, Smiley's People HumanProgress Milton Friedman - I, Pencil Mind Pump Podcast - YouTube

    • 1 hr 31 min
    1579: How to Drop Stubborn Body Fat, What to Do When Strength Is Not Increasing, Ways to Hit Aesthetic Goals in Time for a Wedding & More (Listener Live Coaching)

    1579: How to Drop Stubborn Body Fat, What to Do When Strength Is Not Increasing, Ways to Hit Aesthetic Goals in Time for a Wedding & More (Listener Live Coaching)

    In this episode of Quah (Q & A), Sal, Adam & Justin answer five Pump Head questions via Zoom.
    Father’s Day, the most overlooked holiday EVER! (5:00) New potential partner alert, From You Flowers. (7:54) Revisiting the conversation on the visual style of Loki on Disney +. (14:24) The conspiracy surrounding the N-Acetyl Cysteine (NAC) supplement. (15:00) Why dry scooping your pre-workout is NOT the issue. (17:51) A great example of the power of celebrity. (21:03) The guys speculate on the future of podcasting, audio versus visual, and their go-to CD they would listen to on repeat. (23:52) Why the guys are fans of Super Coffee. (38:41) Creatine and its effect on arthritis. (40:27) The freer the market, the more opportunity for growth, innovation, and giving society. (41:48) China changes its policy on having children. (44:47) How we take freedom of speech for granted. (46:50) Fun Facts with Justin: Does the theory of Pangea still stand with the science community? (49:25) Mind Pump x NCI certifications important updates. (53:06) #Quah question #1 – What can I do to improve my physical strength, when I feel like I am pushing myself to my max? (55:23) #Quah question #2 – Any recommendations to hit my aesthetic goals in time for my wedding? (1:10:30) #Quah question #3 – Should I be concerned the clicking in my knees when I squat is a potential muscle imbalance? (1:16:45) #Quah question #4 – What are suggestions to drop stubborn body fat? (1:25:52) #Quah question #5 – Do I need to manually adjust my one-rep max number or trust the process? (1:34:24) Related Links/Products Mentioned
    Ask a question to Mind Pump, live! Email: live@mindpumpmedia.com June Promotion: MAPS Prime, Prime Pro, and the Prime Bundle 50% off!  **Promo code “JUNEPRIME” at checkout**  Visit From You Flowers for an exclusive offer for Mind Pump listeners! Loki | Disney+ Originals Retrofuturism - Wikipedia Studies show N-Acetyl Cysteine supplement can possibly protect patients against COVID-19 A 20-year-old had a heart attack after eating a dry scoop of highly-caffeinated pre-workout supplement powder, a dangerous TikTok trend Coca-Cola shares drop $5 billion after Cristiano Ronaldo's gesture to drink water ‘Call Her Daddy’ Is Making It Exclusive With Spotify From the archive! Recording one of the first Mind Pump podcasts in my living room, December 8, 2014. Visit Super Coffee for an exclusive offer for Mind Pump listeners! **Promo code “MINDPUMP” at checkout** Effects of creatine supplementation on muscle weakness in patients with rheumatoid arthritis | Rheumatology | Oxford Academic MacKenzie Scott says she's donated another $2.7 billion, condemns the wealth gap China announces three-child policy in a major policy shift 'F9' star John Cena says he loves China after Taiwan remark stokes anger In The Future, Earth Will Have Just One Continent. It Might Look Like This NCI Certifications x Mind Pump MAPS Fitness Anabolic | Muscle Adaptation Programming System The Breakdown Recovery Trap, Why You Aren’t Progressing – Mind Pump Blog MAPS Aesthetic | Muscle Adaptation Programming System MAPS Fitness Prime Pro - Mind Pump Media MAPS Fitness Performance | Muscle Adaptation Programming System MAPS Suspension Training - Mind Pump Media Mind Pump Podcast – YouTube Mind Pump Free Resources People Mentioned
    Doug Egge (@mindpumpdoug)  Instagram Jason Phillips (@jasonphillipsisnutrition)  Instagram

    • 1 hr 44 min
    1578: How to Break Through a Lifting Plateau, the Best Hamstring Exercises Using Dumbbells, How to Prepare Your Body for Squats & More

    1578: How to Break Through a Lifting Plateau, the Best Hamstring Exercises Using Dumbbells, How to Prepare Your Body for Squats & More

    In this episode of Quah (Q & A), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about pushing past a plateau, the best hamstring exercises when all you have are dumbbells, ways to loosen up stiff hips for squats, and health concerns for the next generation.
    Which Mind Pump host is most into magic? (3:17) How the guys like to style their Vuori clothing. (8:37) Recapping Aurelius’s baptism. (14:50) That one-time Sal worked out with a Priest. (15:44) Mind Pump Reviews: Is Tonal worth the money? (20:22) Gymnastics and their value for kids. (29:15) The various ways to utilize Organifi products. (35:44) Can sperm survive on Mars?! (39:53) Is the US Navy controlling inventions that could change the fabric of reality? (42:35) Mind Pump Recommends, Lupin on Netflix. (45:30) Listener Feedback Request: Would you like to see Mind Pump partner with a flower delivery service? (48:58) #Quah question #1 – How do I push past a bench press plateau or any for that matter? (52:36) #Quah question #2 – What are the best hamstring exercises when all you have are dumbbells? (57:22) #Quah question #3 – What are some ways to loosen up stiff hips for squats? (1:01:23) #Quah question #4 – What's your main health concern for the next generation? (1:04:51) Related Links/Products Mentioned
    June Promotion: MAPS Prime, Prime Pro, and the Prime Bundle 50% off!  **Promo code “JUNEPRIME” at checkout** David Blaine Jumps From Balloons 20,000 Feet in the Air Hunt for the Wilderpeople (2016) - IMDb Visit Vuori Clothing for an exclusive offer for Mind Pump listeners! Word on Fire Mind Pump #1572: Is Tonal Worth The Money? With Aly Orady Visit PRx Performance for an exclusive offer for Mind Pump listeners! **Code “mindpump” at checkout** Visit Organifi for the exclusive offer for Mind Pump listeners! **Code “mindpump” at checkout* Ben Greenfield Organifi Red Juice meat rub Humans will be able to reproduce on Mars because sperm can survive there for up to 200 years, a new study suggests U.S. Navy controls inventions that claim to change "fabric of reality" Lupin | Netflix Official Site Sweet Tooth | Netflix Official Site Visit NED for an exclusive offer for Mind Pump listeners! How To Incline Dumbbell Press - The Right Way! (GROW YOUR CHEST) - Mind Pump TV How To Do Chest Dips For A BIG Chest! - Mind Pump TV Improve Your Deadlift with a Single Leg Romanian Deadlift Focus Session – Mind Pump TV Improve Your 90/90 Hip Mobility – Mind Pump TV How to Perform a 90/90 Hip Stretch (HIP FLEXOR STRETCH) Squat University - YouTube Mind Pump #1527: The 3 Step Solution To The Obesity Epidemic Mind Pump Podcast – YouTube Mind Pump Free Resources People Mentioned
    David Blaine (@davidblaine)  Instagram Father Steve Grunow (@fatherstevegrunow)  Instagram Bishop Robert Barron (@bishopbarron)  Instagram Ben Greenfield Fitness (@bengreenfieldfitness)  Instagram  

    • 1 hr 15 min

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7K Ratings

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Better than True Crime 😜

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I love the content, varying topics and the voices of all four gentlemen. The humor and camaraderie of the hosts brings me back day after day to tune in. Thanks for a quality show!

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