Hosted by Dan “Nitro” Clark, former American Gladiator, NFL player, bestselling author, speaker, fitness fanatic and heart attack survivor. The goal of The Gladiator Way is to share inspiring stories from the most brilliant minds in health, fitness, entrepreneurship, psychology, entertainment and spirituality to help you Commit, Crush, Conquer and "Nitro Up" your life to unleash your best and most authentic self. You’ll love Dan’s easygoing, conversational style as he digs in deep with guests to give you the tools, ideas, and inspiration to live The Gladiator Way.
Dan's expertise has been featured on Good Morning America, Today Show, ESPN, and Entertainment Tonight, Extra, Access Hollywood, as well as in the pages of Time Magazine and Sports Illustrated.
42: Steven Pressfield | Why Talent Doesn’t Matter / How to Overcome Resistance
Want to overcome resistance and start achieving? Steven Pressfieldshares how to unlock your potential and bust through the obstacles holding you back. He’s the bestselling author of The War of Art, Turning Pro, and The Legend of Bagger Vance. I’m such a big fan of Steven and his books, I was honored to have him on the podcast. This episode will help you build tenacity and inspire you to keep going.
On this episode...
Steven shares how for30 years people told himhewas a bum –now they final they say he has talent.
What working for 17 years before making a penny writing taught him about perseverance.
How he kept his creative dreams alive during that 17-year period.
The key question you need to ask yourself in regards to your dream.
How the one “big break” you’re waiting for won’t be enough for to sustain a career.
The prolific volume of work Steven’s done since he turned 55, including The Legend Bagger Vance.
Why talent is b******t. And what the key to success is.
The enemy that keeps you stuck, that you must conquer, to be successful.
The difference between and amateur and pro.
How to overcome fear that cripples you.
The art of leaving something in the well for the next day.
The mistake of waiting for inspiration.
The life changing advice Steven gives Dan about aging that inspired Dan.
Links from the show
To check out Steven’s website and all the links we discuss and his future book click here. One of Dan’s all-time favorite books about busting through the obstacles that hold you back – The War of Art by Steven Pressfield Legend of Bagger Vance(movie) by Steven Pressfield
41: Tracy Litt | Rise Into Your Power, Purpose, and Potential
Tracy helps people rise up into their power, purpose and potential using Rapid Transformation Therapy (RTT). In this episode she shares how to change your life and become the best version of yourself. Dan “Nitro” Clark also shares his thoughts on RTT after Tracy put him through an RTT session and discusses if it’s something you should consider.
On this episode
Meet Tracy Litt, a certified mindset coach, best-selling author, Rapid Transformational Therapist(RTT), and awe-inspiring speaker. She is the founder of a personal growth and coaching company called the Litt Factor, and author of Worthy Human, an inspirational and empowering book.
Whenever someone tells me they can help transform people, I always want to know:
How? What are the steps? And… does it actually work?
Tracy was willing to put her money where her mouth is. So I jumped in, using myself as a guinea pig, and went through a two-hour session with Tracy. I’ll share my results AFTER the episode.
In the episode…we discuss how to take ownership of your actions, feel like you’re enough, and how to transform your life through Tracy’s 4-step “Change” framework. When you listen to this episode have a pen and notebook ready. There are nuggets you’ll want to write down and remember.
Links from the Show
Connect with Tracy – LinkedIn Tracy’s Coaching – The Litt Factor Tracy’s Worthy Human Book
Dan Millman | Way of the Peaceful Warrior
Dan Millman is the best-selling author of The Way of the Peaceful Warrior and 17 other books. When I first started The Gladiator Way, I had a vision for the type of guests I wanted on the show. Dan Millman is one of those mentors. His books helped shaped me as a young man. He is one of the spiritual giants in our world today.
Show notes at https://gladiatorway.com/40
Stephen Scoggins | Bestselling Author & Motivational Speaker
Stephen Scoggins, a bestselling author, an award winning multi-million-dollar entrepreneur, and motivational speaker, shares his journey from running a business from the back of a borrowed car, to a $40 million empire that employs 380 people. And how to go from stuck to unstoppable.
Show notes at https://gladiatorway.com/39
David Emerson Frost | Certified Fitness Master Trainer, Author, Adjunct Professor
David Emerson Frost, a certified Fitness Master Trainer, rowing champion, a decorated NAVY veteran and award-winning adjunct professor sits down with Dan “Nitro” Clark today. They dive into Dave’s KABOOMER book and the keys to staying fit, happy and healthy for Baby boomers.
Show notes at https://gladiatorway.com/38
Daphne de Marneffe, PhD | Clinical Psychologist & Author
Clinical psychologist Dr Daphne de Marneffe, PhD. drops in to share strategies, tools and coping mechanisms to help you thrive both personally and in your relationships during the COVID 19 pandemic.
Show notes at https://gladiatorway.com/37
Nitro IS a legend
You are a true legend! I admire you a lot. I want to be like you one day
What a great podcast, I loved the show, heard you on Zane Lampreys show and now I listen to Nitro on podcast!!!! Amazing
Thanks for the podcasts! You were my favorite gladiator!!