54 episodes

Welcome to the Over 40 Alpha Podcast with your host Funk Roberts. In this podcast we discuss everything about health and fitness for the man in his 40s, 50s, 60s and beyond, The goals is to help every man over 40, including you, to be in the best physical shape and health of your lives. Each week I will discuss topics like best workouts, nutrition, recovery, mindset, increasing testosterone, balancing hormones, health, life lesson and how to become an Over 40 Alpha. This pod cast will have frequent guest from doctors, specialists, fitness professionals, trainers, life coaches and more. Join Funk Roberts on your journey to become the ultimate Over 40 Alpha!

The Over 40 Alpha Podcast Funk Roberts

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    • 4.9 • 58 Ratings

Welcome to the Over 40 Alpha Podcast with your host Funk Roberts. In this podcast we discuss everything about health and fitness for the man in his 40s, 50s, 60s and beyond, The goals is to help every man over 40, including you, to be in the best physical shape and health of your lives. Each week I will discuss topics like best workouts, nutrition, recovery, mindset, increasing testosterone, balancing hormones, health, life lesson and how to become an Over 40 Alpha. This pod cast will have frequent guest from doctors, specialists, fitness professionals, trainers, life coaches and more. Join Funk Roberts on your journey to become the ultimate Over 40 Alpha!

    54 - The Disciplined Mind

    54 - The Disciplined Mind

    This episode is dedicated to all alpha males out there who finally want to get their lives sorted, and start achieving their goals. I’ll be talking about the “D” word, something more scary than commitment for most folks - discipline! Find out how this trait is influential to your success and directly impacts the way you live your life. Learn how to cultivate the habits that build up your mental discipline. Finally, create the RIGHT systems that will prevent you from getting side-tracked from your goals.


    “Discipline is like a mental muscle. You gotta stress it, you gotta challenge it, and you gotta put pressure on it.” —Robert Funk


    In This Episode:
    - How motivation and discipline are often mixed up and which carries a heavier weight
    - Why exercising discipline is a real challenge and how your identity is key to overcoming that challenge
    - The HUGE impact of quitting on the little things
    - How your systems determine the results you generate
    - Learn to FAIL systematically
    - Discipline is not taught, it IS seen

    Connect with Funk Roberts:
    - Website - https://www.over40alpha.com
    - Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/funkrobertsfitness/
    - Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/funkrobertsfitness/
    - Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/c/FunkRoberts

    • 1 hr 5 min
    53 - 10 Hacks for Bulletproof Motivation and Success

    53 - 10 Hacks for Bulletproof Motivation and Success

    A healthy lifestyle is not limited to having a healthy body. It’s about being fit in all aspects - body, mind, and spirit. Today, I’ll share my top 10 influencers who helped me become successful with the hope that they, too, can be influential to your success. I can certainly relate how men in their 40s easily feel tired and unmotivated after going through so much from the past decades. The key is not in never failing, it's in never losing the motivation to keep going after that one BIG goal. In this episode, you’ll find out why it’s okay to feel demotivated sometimes. What’s not okay is to get stuck and not do anything about it. There are a lot of things you and I can do to get that fire back and come out a winner!


    “There’s no secret formula for success. Everyone starts from the same place. You always have to do something to get there.” —Robert Funk


    In This Episode:
    - How to live a pain-free life in your 40s
    - The thinking that makes us catastrophize things in our lives
    - What successful people never do
    - The war is not out there, it’s within you
    - How people can win over you and why you shouldn’t let them
    - The role of consistency in the pursuit of success

    Resources:
    The 4-Hour Workweek by Tim Ferriss: https://www.amazon.com/4-Hour-Workweek-Escape-Live-Anywhere/dp/0307465357

    Connect with Funk Roberts:
    - Website - https://www.over40alpha.com
    - Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/funkrobertsfitness/
    - Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/funkrobertsfitness/
    - Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/c/FunkRoberts

    • 1 hr 8 min
    52 - Regeneration, Recovery, and Injury Prevention with Dr. Skylar Pond

    52 - Regeneration, Recovery, and Injury Prevention with Dr. Skylar Pond

    The ultimate way to deal with pain is to turn it into power! That’s exactly the route our guest has taken and the reason he’s successful in his practice. Today’s episode welcomes Dr. Skylar Pond, a former patient suffering a labral tear in his shoulder turned sports chiropractor. Refusing the idea of giving up your passion just because of a mishap, he innovated on an alternative way of dealing with injury sans the surgery. He went on to become an advocate of the adage, prevention is better than cure.


    “That fitness goal that we cling to in our younger years, they’re only accessible if we overcome our little injuries along the way.” —Dr. Skylar Pond


    In This Episode:
    - How injury prevention and performance go hand in hand
    - Overcome the ways our bodies try to limit our options
    - The fundamental level that determines why our bodies are alive
    - Applying decompression mentality when dealing with low hanging fruits among the patient groups
    - Utilize 1% of our company revenue in a meaningful way
    - The best place to start living in good health and becoming a role model to the youth


    Connect with Dr. Skylar Pond:
    - Website: https://sportsmednw.com/
    - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/sportsmedicinenorthwest
    - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/strengthasmedicine/
    - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/heavyweightspinestraight/
    - Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCU91gRpSWSQh1_Hhem1t7ow
    - Twitter: https://twitter.com/skylarpond


    Connect with Funk Roberts:
    - Website - https://www.over40alpha.com
    - Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/funkrobertsfitness/
    - Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/funkrobertsfitness/
    - Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/c/FunkRoberts

    • 1 hr 2 min
    51 - The Truth About Protein Powders

    51 - The Truth About Protein Powders

    Protein powders are the current craze in the market, and why not? Protein is an absolute necessity especially to us men, who are in our 40s, or so. Unfortunately, we’re not getting enough of it from the meals we’re taking for a lot of reasons. We need the help of supplements to fulfill the right amount of proteins we should have in our bodies. The challenge is in finding the supplements that stay true to their purpose instead of causing more harm. In this episode, I’ll dish out everything you need to know about protein powders - from labels to mislabels, top to bottom, no frills, just hard set truths!


    “You need to have everything in place. If you’re not eating right, if you’re not putting in work in those workouts, if you’re not recovering, none of these supplements are going to work for you.” —Funk Roberts


    In This Episode:
    - Why protein is called the foundation macronutrient.
    - Why men in their 40s and up are deprived of high quality protein.
    - Things that should not be happening to your body when you’re taking high quality protein powders.
    - Different kinds of protein powders available in the market and which ones should be avoided at all cost!
    - Protein concentrate versus protein isolate - which type of protein does your body need?
    - The first thing you should be looking for in any type of protein.


    Episode Resources:
    - LeanPro30 (Use Code FUNK15 and save 15% off your first order. ): https://funkroberts.clickfunnels.com/leanpro30-sales-page29103813
    - Funk Buck (Save Money and Earn Loyalty Points In Every Purchase) : https://www.funksupplementshop.com


    Connect with Funk Roberts:
    - Website - https://www.over40alpha.com
    - Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/funkrobertsfitness/
    - Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/funkrobertsfitness/
    - Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/c/FunkRoberts

    • 1 hr 4 min
    50 - 5 Steps To Getting Rid of Belly Fat

    50 - 5 Steps To Getting Rid of Belly Fat

    I can help you lose that jiggly wiggly thingamajig underneath your belly button - for good! It doesn’t matter whether you’re 40 or 50 or 60, age is only a number if you respect your age. First things first! There are two prerequisites you need to have in place: your mindset and your attitude. Fret not! I’m happy to share proven and tested methods that can help you achieve your best health and your best body, even at your prime! To make things simpler, I trimmed it down into 5 no brainer, and absolutely doable steps.


    “You can’t hangout with the youngsters if you don’t respect your body. Take charge of your health. When you do that, your whole life changes.” — Funk Roberts



    In This Episode:
    - How to look and feel younger as you grow older.
    - The critical role of mindset in targeting the toughest place to lose fat from - the lower belly.
    - The search for your “why” leads to a determination that won’t waver.
    - Designing a plan that works for different hormones and different body types.
    - Out of the 5 steps that can rid you of your belly fat, which one is the key that governs all four?



    Episode Resources:
    - The Tabata Lower Abs Workout: https://youtu.be/Ck0Onh-3yes
    - Special Offer: 30-Days Full Access to the Alpha Home Workout and Nutrition Program (for just $1!!!): https://www.over40alpha.com/over-40-alpha-main-sales-page



    Connect with Funk Roberts:
    - Website - https://www.over40alpha.com
    - Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/funkrobertsfitness/
    - Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/funkrobertsfitness/
    - Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/c/FunkRoberts

    • 1 hr 11 min
    49 - How to Become a Modern Renaissance Man with Michael Chernow

    49 - How to Become a Modern Renaissance Man with Michael Chernow

    From delivering food to opening restaurants in New York City, Michael Chernow used his entrepreneurial spirit to connect with and bring value to people over decades. In this episode, he shares his past experiences and what led him to open his own restaurants in the Big Apple. His success in wellness, athleticism, and business building reminds us that fully committing to yourself and your community is the key to becoming a “Modern Renaissance Man.”

    “Once you can learn to love and embrace the hard and the hurt, unstoppable will be your DNA.” —Michael Chernow


    In this episode:
    -How Michael’s upbringing fostered his entrepreneurial spirit
    -How Muay Thai, bodybuilding, and general fitness were integral to his success
    -Michael’s training and nutrition regime
    -How Michael built businesses, from scratch to self-sustaining
    -Michael’s advice to everyone over 40



    Connect with Michael:

    - Website: https://michaelchernow.com/about
    - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/michaelchernow/
    - Twitter: https://twitter.com/michaelchernow
    - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MichaelPChernow/

    Connect with Funk Roberts:

    - Website - https://www.over40alpha.com
    - Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/funkrobertsfitness/
    - Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/funkrobertsfitness/

    • 1 hr 4 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
58 Ratings

58 Ratings

Dawain21 ,

Not quite 40

I’m not quite 40 but I’m loving this podcast. I want to change my life by my 40s and I’m doing everything Funk says to get there!

Stacey Shapiro ,

THE fitness and health podcast for men over 40!

What an awesome podcast that highlights all things related to fitness, nutrition, health for men over 40! What a fantastic niche. So much to get educated on and hear people's journeys as they age but still remain healthy, strong and fit. Incredibly informative and intersesting. This is a must listen to podcast!

Clarisse Gomez ,

Awesome Podcast!!!

Funk, host ofThe Over 40 Alpha Podcast, highlights all aspects of fitness and more in this can’t miss podcast! The host and expert guests offer insightful advice and information that is helpful to anyone that listens!

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