168 episodes

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.

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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 003- Mario Novo

    Muscle Intelligence 003- Mario Novo

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    Joining us today is Dr. Mario Novo, of The BFR Pros. In this episode Ben and Mario dive into all things BFR, aka ‘blood flow restriction’. They take a deep look into what is going on when someone restricts their blow flow, the negative responses from BFR training, is this novel stimulus for the average person & MORE. He opens up about The BFR Pros and the ground breaking research they are doing. Find out why their mission is to provide the highest level of education and tools for Blood Flow Restriction (BFR) Training!

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Muscle Intelligence Podcast Ben's 44 Success Principles for an Optimized Body and Relentless Mind

    Muscle Intelligence Podcast Ben's 44 Success Principles for an Optimized Body and Relentless Mind

    This channel is being retired.  To keep up with all new episodes please subscribe to Muscle Intelligence on your favorite podcast platform.
     
    Welcome to the ALL NEW Muscle Intelligence Podcast!  To kick things off we are brining you behind the vail of the Muscle Intelligence lifestyle to give you insight on how Ben and his team #DemandExcellence in their daily life.  Follow along with the practices we use to live our greatest life in our greatest body.

    • 45 min
    165- A Year in Review- Our Favorite Take Homes from the Muscle Expert Podcast

    165- A Year in Review- Our Favorite Take Homes from the Muscle Expert Podcast

    Thank you all so much for another amazing year at the Muscle Expert Podcast!  Today we are recapping some of our favorite moments from this year and this show. This will be the last episode of the Muscle Expert Podcast but fear not!  We are coming back to you next week with the all new Muscle Intelligence Podcast! There we will be covering the same great topics with some amazing guests and a slightly different format.
     
    If you are in Australia or the surrounding area, don’t miss out on the amazing opportunity of our MI40 Muscle Camps coming to you!  Ben and Dr. Jordan Shallow will be conducting 3 day courses in Sydney, Perth and Melbourne!  Head to MuscleCamps.com for more information.
    Jordan Shallow- Changing Stimulus vs Skill Acquisition, Combining Science and Experience when experimenting in the gym
    Ralph Esposito- 3 Hacks for testosterone- Sleep, Meditation, avoiding plastics
    Rick Hanson- Overcoming the negativity bias
    Layne Norton- Finding a nutrition rhythm for your body to be most metabolically flexible.
    Dan Pardi- The effects of sleep on body composition.
    Greg Roskopf- How the nervous system governs stability/contraction.  Greg’s MAT concept of tightening loose muscles rather than loosening tight ones.
    Zach Bush- The effects of glyphosate on the gut micro biome.

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    164- Decoding a Healthy Gut with Dr. Mike Ruscio

    164- Decoding a Healthy Gut with Dr. Mike Ruscio

    Joining us today is Dr. Michael Ruscio, author of his new book Healthy Gut, Healthy You. In this episode Ben and Tom dive into all things gut health. They talk in depth on how he diagnoses gut issues in his patients, lifestyle factors that contribute to GI distress & dietary approaches one should start with. He goes into detail on what leaky gut syndrome is and 3 things everyone should know about the microbiome.

    Visit BenPakulski.com/podcasts for episode resources, timestamps and more.

    • 1 hr 2 min
    163- Decoding Your Epigenetic Expression with Dr. Tom Stubbs

    163- Decoding Your Epigenetic Expression with Dr. Tom Stubbs

    Joining us today is Tom Stubbs, CEO of Chronomics. In this episode Ben and Tom dive into all things epigenetics. They take a deep dive into the metabolic pathways associated with DNA methylation, predispositions to epigenetics & MORE. He opens up about Chronomics and the ground breaking research they are doing. Find out why their mission is to improve human health to make the unseen actionable!
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    • 44 min
    162- Integration of Strength, Stability and Hypertrophy with Dr Jordan "Beardzilla" Shallow

    162- Integration of Strength, Stability and Hypertrophy with Dr Jordan "Beardzilla" Shallow

    Welcome back Dr. Jordan Shallow!  The Muscle Doc joins us again for a great conversation on how to build your greatest body through pillars of strength, hypertrophy and stability.  Jordan teaches us how to manipulate those pillars to achieve the goals of bodybuilding or hypertrophy. We also discuss Ben and Jordan’s upcoming muscle camps in Australia, training to optimize the autonomic nervous system to get the most out of every set and the accessory work that powerlifters should be doing to prevent injury and lift as heavy as possible.
     
    If you are interested in joining Dr. Shallow and Ben in Australia visit MuscleCamps.com for more details.  If you are not in Australia be sure to keep an eye on both Ben and Jordan’s social media accounts for more dates across the globe.
     
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    • 1 hr 12 min

Customer Reviews

Dallan Croney ,

Awesome Podcasts!

Thanks so much for all the good knowledge man. As a suggestion, you should consider getting Jeff Cavaliere from Athlean X on the podcast.

Koda Wise ,

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nshaughnessy22 ,

Awesome avenue for expanding the mind and body!

Absolutely love this podcast. I used to be your typical gym bro focused on gear and training. Now it’s all about longevity and health both mental and physical. Ben’s podcast has helped me tremendously in becoming more aware of the impact I can have on my own health. Thanks a ton Ben, and keep on pumping out awesome content.

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