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Mind Pump: Raw Fitness Truth

Release Date: 02/09/2018

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Mind Pump: Raw Fitness Truth

In this episode of Quah (Q & A), Sal, Adam & Justin answer five Pump Head questions via Zoom. Public Goods, top-notch customer service. (5:02) Have the guys synched their bowel movements? (8:03) Fun Facts with Justin: What is the term for the ‘lady boner’? (10:23) Why Sal has been experimenting with nicotine lozenges. (13:07) Robot candy machines do exist. (17:11) When you drunk text your friend’s girl. (21:12) Is having small calves connected to a shorter life expectancy? (24:50) How Organifi’s plant-based protein powder stands out above the competition. (28:42) Does...

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1553: The Best Exercises to Build 6-Pack Abs, the Benefit of Doing an Exercise Sitting Vs. Standing, How Front Squats Are Superior to Back Squats & More show art 1553: The Best Exercises to Build 6-Pack Abs, the Benefit of Doing an Exercise Sitting Vs. Standing, How Front Squats Are Superior to Back Squats & More

Mind Pump: Raw Fitness Truth

In this episode of Quah (Q & A), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about the most effective abdominal exercises, the benefit of doing an exercise sitting vs standing, whether front squats train the body differently than back squats, and the benefits of static stretching.

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Mind Pump: Raw Fitness Truth

In this episode Sal, Adam & Justin cover six different ways to add substantial weight to the amount you can bench. The gold standard of strength, the bench press. (1:58) Mind Pump’s biggest bench press mistakes. (5:45) The misinformation surrounding the bench press. (8:18) The powerlifter leverage versus the bodybuilder mentality. (10:13) How to Have the Strongest Bench in the Gym.  #1 – Strengthen the muscles that give you better posture. (13:00) #2 – Frequency is king. (18:25) #3 – Practice getting stronger at the overhead press. (25:54) #4 – Improve your shoulder...

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1551: The Best Exercises for Well-Balanced & Developed Shoulders, Super Slow Training Review, the Benefits of the Reverse Grip Bench Press & More show art 1551: The Best Exercises for Well-Balanced & Developed Shoulders, Super Slow Training Review, the Benefits of the Reverse Grip Bench Press & More

Mind Pump: Raw Fitness Truth

In this episode of Quah (Q & A), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about super slow training, the effectiveness of upright rows in developing the shoulders, whether the reverse grip bench press is useful, and the proper amount of volume per body part per week. Check out “A Day in the Life” Wednesdays on the Mind Pump Media Instagram page. (3:47) Vladimir Putin, the ultimate alpha and the dark world of black markets. (7:02) The money you can find in junk. (12:15) The game-changing benefits of magnesium. (27:19) Mind Pump speculates on their potential collaboration with...

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Mind Pump: Raw Fitness Truth

In this episode Sal, Adam & Justin discuss ways to make money as a personal trainer. The misconceptions around the money in fitness. (1:44) How few people get into fitness intending to make money. (3:26) The guys look back at the time they fell in love with fitness. (6:46) How to Get Rich as a Personal Trainer. (14:45) Breaking down the prototype of a successful personal trainer. (15:52) The pros/cons of working for a “big box” gym.  (22:40) The pros/cons of working as an in-home trainer. (28:51) The pros/cons of working in a private studio. (33:00) The pros/cons of working as...

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1549: Tips for Taking Off Stubborn Belly Fat, Ways to Build Work Capacity & Endurance, How to Combine At-Home Workouts With Gym Workouts & More (Listener Live Coaching) show art 1549: Tips for Taking Off Stubborn Belly Fat, Ways to Build Work Capacity & Endurance, How to Combine At-Home Workouts With Gym Workouts & More (Listener Live Coaching)

Mind Pump: Raw Fitness Truth

In this episode of Quah (Q & A), Sal, Adam & Justin answer four Pump Head questions via Zoom. Sal’s weird injury. (4:04) The Mind Pump wives are NOT average. (6:21) Why is Sal so tired? (14:25) The guys speculate on the reasoning behind the Bill and Melinda Gates divorce announcement. (17:28) Mind Pump Investments: The rise and fall of large corporations and the stock market. (20:35) Adam corrects himself on his recent comments on F45. (28:05) New product alert from Caldera Lab! (31:51) The guys are really bad at giving raises. (36:35) How endurance training is lowering testosterone...

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1548: How to Use Two-A-Day Workouts to Accelerate Gains, Tips for Maximizing the Benefit of Bodyweight Only Exercises, Managing Digestive Issues When Bulking & More show art 1548: How to Use Two-A-Day Workouts to Accelerate Gains, Tips for Maximizing the Benefit of Bodyweight Only Exercises, Managing Digestive Issues When Bulking & More

Mind Pump: Raw Fitness Truth

In this episode of Quah (Q & A), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about the Mind Pump stance on two-a-days, mitigating digestive system issues when bulking, the best way to approach training obese clients, and building a healthy metabolism with only bodyweight exercises and no access to gym equipment. YouTube comments can be harsh. (3:47) Follow along with full workouts on Mind Pump TV. (4:55) Shout out to Serene Wilken! (6:03) Updates on Sal’s book launch so far. (8:18) When will the Reality TV craze end? (14:11) How caffeine can be deadly if you overdo it. (20:36)...

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Mind Pump: Raw Fitness Truth

In this episode Sal, Adam & Justin cover the lesser known benefits of resistance training.  The top attributes we connect with lifting weight too. (1:47) It’s about the journey, not the destination. (2:58) The Hidden Benefits of Lifting Weights. (4:32) #1 – Increases Androgen Receptor Density. (7:24) #2 – Balances out your hormones. (10:42) #3 – Boosts your libido. (17:40) #4 – Improves your mood. (19:25) #5 – Enhances your cognitive function/neuro-pathways. (23:40) #6 – Expands your mobility. (27:48) #7 – Improves the health of your heart. (32:07) #8 – Strengthens...

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1546: How to Increase Rotational Power, Ways to Build Muscle Strength & Endurance at the Same Time, How Tight Shoulder Can Limit Your Squat & More show art 1546: How to Increase Rotational Power, Ways to Build Muscle Strength & Endurance at the Same Time, How Tight Shoulder Can Limit Your Squat & More

Mind Pump: Raw Fitness Truth

In this episode of Quah (Q & A), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about building muscle strength and muscle endurance at the same time, exercises to increase rotational power, whether lack of scapular retraction can prevent you from squatting deep, and how to get clients to express how the workout is affecting them. Mind Pump addresses the controversy between Layne Norton and Erica “Fit Love” Lugo over the ideology of The Biggest Loser. (3:58) How building muscle is protective regardless of how much you weigh. (25:58) Sal recaps his recent trip to LA for the release...

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Mind Pump: Raw Fitness Truth

In this episode Sal, Adam & Justin cover seven pieces of fitness advice that good but not for the reason most people believe. Why some of the things that come out of the fitness industry are based on RESULTS. (1:21) Seven pieces of bad fitness advice that are actually good, but not for the reasons most people believe. #1 – If you want to get lean, do not eat past 6 pm. (4:35)  #2 - Doing fasted cardio first thing in the morning. (13:05)  #3 - Doing high reps burns fat and low reps build muscle. (18:00)  #4 - You need to eat a TON of protein to build muscle. (25:24) #5-...

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In this episode of Quah, sponsored by Kimera Koffee (kimerakoffee.com, code "mindpump" for 10% off), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about the real benefit of stopping 2 reps before failure, why people crave crappy foods when they are sick, why exercises in Prime Pro make people cramp and if it is better for performance based individuals to cross train in different sports or to focus on their one sport for maximizing performance.

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  • Adam explains how he coordinates his wardrobe using the Joovv light + Testosterone update! (7:50)
  • Adam explains how he coordinates his wardrobe using the Joovv light + Testosterone update! (7:50)
  • Grey hair on a man or women, hot or not? Find out what the guys think + why your ears and nose never stop growing! (16:00)
  • Health IQ plug and car insurance talk (21:25)
  • Mix that Organifi GOLD juice with alcohol? The guys used to do what with their supplements?! (28:28)
  • Stay Authentic! The new Mind Pump merchandise has dropped! (30:00)
  • Quah question #1 – What is the real benefit of stopping 2 reps before failure? (34:30)
  • Quah question #2 – Why do people crave crappy foods when they are sick? (50:37)
  • Quah question #3 - Why exactly do some of the exercises in Prime Pro make people cramp? (59:42)
  • Quah question #4 - Is it better for performance based individuals to cross train in different sports or to focus on their one sport for maximizing performance? (1:06:52)

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