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Episode: #22 Nelson Dellis on how to train your memory to become a memory superhero

Who: Nelson Dellis is a 4x USA Memory Champion and one of the leading memory experts in the world, traveling around the world as a competitive Memory Athlete and memory consultant. As a Memory Champion, Mountaineer, and Alzheimer’s Disease Activist, he preaches a lifestyle that combines fitness, both mental and physical, with proper diet and social involvement.
He was born with an average memory but was inspired by the passing of his grandmother from Alzheimer’s disease in 2009 to start training his memory so that he could keep his mind strong and healthy throughout his lifespan. In a short period of time, he transformed into one of the leading competitive memorizers in the world, claiming four U.S. titles along the way, the elite Grandmaster of Memory title, as well as a number of U.S. memory records.
In this episode, we discuss how you can train your mind to become a memory superhero, no matter what starting point you begin with.

 

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What we cover

  • Who he is
  • How you can become a memory champion and the challenges you need to overcome to win and why he thinks he has been so successful
  • Why you need a good memory to succeed in life, no matter the job or sport
  • Are you born with a bad memory or just believe it?
  • How you can improve your own memory right now
  • How modern day technology is damaging our ability to remember
  • Are brain games worth your time?
  • velocity and art of memory.com
  • Is there a correlation with aging and memory reduction
  • Are there particular groups who have naturally strong memories and how they can do that
  • Do diet and exercise affect memory effectiveness and strength
  • Why Omega 3 is a good supplement to take for memory improvement
  • How can we eliminate the distractions in modern day life to improve our brain functions and memory use
  • How you can begin remembering names right now
  • Is there a difference remembering a lot of information against remembering a small amount of info
  • The role that emotions play in memory
  • What are are the easiest and hardest things to remember
  • Are there things you can’t learn
  • What are Memory Palaces and how can you use it as a memory filing cabinet
  • Does he use meditation to help his memory?
  • How does he deal with the fast break questions
  • What is his guilty pleasure?
  • Can memory skills get you, women?
  • What you should take from this interview
  • How you can keep in touch with him
  • So much more

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Episode: #21 Joe De Sena on how you can Spartan Up to race through obstacles in your life

Who: Today’s guest is CEO and co-founder of the Death Race and the Spartan Race, Joe De Sena. A Spartan race is a series of obstacle races of varying distance and difficulty ranging from 3 miles to marathon distances including fire jumps, barbed wire, monkey bars and so much more. He is also the author of ‘Spartan Up: A Take no-prisoners guide to overcoming and achieving peak performance in life’. In this episode, we discuss why you need to take part in and the benefits of the Spartan Race, why you need to learn to be uncomfortable again and How you can use the obstacles in the race to overcome the obstacles in your life.

 

 

 What we cover:

  • Who he is
  • What a Spartan Race is
  • What competing in a Spartan Race does to improve your life and mindset
  • Have men forgotten how to be physical?
  • How you can learn to be a real man again
  • What makes a good man
  • What can you do right now to replicate the successful men of old
  • Why we need to manufacture adversity in our lives
  • How do modern men compare to past generations
  • Who he looks to in his life as a real life model
  • Why he idolises Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton
  • Is there a general reason why the majority of people undertake Spartan Race’s
  • The ‘real’ benefits to a Spartan Race you might not have thought of
  • How you can learn to become uncomfortable again to succeed in life
  • How you should start training for a Spartan Race
  • What you face when you undertake a Spartan Race
  • How you can use the obstacles in the race to overcome the obstacles in your life – how they are metaphors for life
  • Who is best suited to doing a Spartan Race (if you are breathing, it includes you)
  • The main issue with the way kids are growing up and how you can help your children develop
  • Why you should check out his new book
  • What you should take from this interview
  • How you can keep in touch with him
  • So much more

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Episode: #20 Dan Wells on why you need to try Cross-Fit right now to become the best version of you

Who: Today’s guest is a world class Cross-Fit trainer and competitor Dan Wells. He competes, trains, is a personal trainer, runs his own gym, a notable TV personality and is also a father. In this episode, we discuss Cross-Fit, why you should check it out and how you can use Cross-Fit to transform your fitness and in turn your life. Dan is open and honest about Cross-Fit and together we analyse what it is, cut through the BS and find out how and why you should try it and how it can have a life-transforming impact on your life right now!

 

 

What we cover:

  • Who he is
  • How he got into Cross-Fit
  • What Cross-Fit is and why you need to do it to change your life
  • Why the community aspect and brotherhood in Cross-Fit is so valuable to a gym goer
  • Why he thinks Cross-Fit is so good and suitable and scalable for anyone listening
  • How to pick a good Cross-Fit gym for you
  • Why you need to create a system of accountability to succeed in your goals
  • What are the physical benchmarks associated with Cross-Fit
  • How you can develop a strong mental state to keep pushing past general discomfort and actually discover you real mental strength achieve your goals
  • How Cross-Fit can be modified to suit all participants
  • How important diet is to your success
  • How you can work on removing sugar from your diet
  • His philosophy of nutrition and how it can be used to lose fat and gain muscle
  • Why these rapid fat loss shows are not suitable for listeners to copy to transform their bodies
  • His principles of recovery and how you can adapt them to push yourself daily
  • How he manages a multitude of challenges from training, coaching, to running a business, to being a father and so on
  • Why he started the ‘Horsepower’ gym
  • How he deals with the fast break questions
  • What his favourite thing about Cross-Fit is, which parts he dislikes and how he would improve it
  • Advice he would give to someone listening to improve the relationship with their kids
  • What he wants someone listening to take from this interview
    How you can keep in touch with him
  • So much more

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Episode: #19 Rich Redmond on music edutainment, why you should learn how to play an instrument and how you can use your love of music to succeed in life

Who: Today’s guest is drummer, actor, speaker, author, educator and producer Rich Redmond, he is an award-winning recording and touring drummer based in Nashville and Los Angeles. who was voted number Best country drummer in 2016 and has been part of over 22 #1 hits! In this interview, we discuss his story, music edutainment, why you should learn how to play an instrument and how you can use your love of music to succeed in life. Rich has played with some of the music industry greats including Jason Aldean, Ludacris, Joe Perry, Keith Urban, Chris Cornell, Bryan Adams and so many more. He writes songs, motivates others with his training and motivational speaking, produces records, writes books and even acts.

 

 

What we cover:

  • Who he is
  • Drumming, motivational speaking, and EDUtainment!
  • CRASH Course for Success
  • Why we love the drums
  • What makes a good man
  • Why music is important to mankind and how it can effect us
  • What are the biggest problems to mankind today
  • Why you need to learn how to play a musical instrument
  • How playing an instrument is the same as learning any skill
  • Why you need to listen to your inner voice
  • Why you really need a music teacher to learn an instrument compared to YouTube
  • Drumio
  • How to keep that motivation going when you are first starting out while you suck at first
  • Fundamentals of drumming for kids
  • Why enthusiasm is contagious
  • How you can start learning a musical instrument regardless of where you start from
  • Why playing the drums can make you a better leader and team member
  • Where you can find mental toughness comes from and how you can utilize it
  • How to keep strong friendships with band mates
  • Why you should never quit and just paying your dues to succeed
  • What he thinks of the music talent shows
  • How and why you need to build up your own personal brand to get ahead
  • Why you should do what you love and follow your passion
  • How he deals with the fast break questions
  • Jason Aldean
  • What you should take from this interview
  • How you can keep in touch with him
  • and so much more

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Episode: #17 Pete Rubish on how to tap into your inner animal and become a beast in the gym

Who: Today’s guest is Pete Rubish. Pete is a passionate powerlifter, who is 242-pound competitive raw powerlifter with his best total being 2028lbs at 240.4lbs bodyweight. Pete is an inspiration to me and his form videos have caused massive improvements in my own lifts. In this interview, we discuss how to find your inner motivation and intensity and go from being a beginner to a great in the gym.

 

 

What we cover:

  • Who he is
  • How he went from training in his basement to a legend in the powerlifting community
  • Why passion is so important in choosing what you want to do in life
  • What he thinks makes a good man
  • How he started powerlifting and why it resonates with him compared to other sports
  • Where his intensity, motivation, and passion for lifting comes from
  • How he plans out his training to recover from an injury and to be a successful powerlifter
  • What you need when picking a gym
  • How he would advise a gym newbie start training
  • Why some Personal Trainers and Coaches fail
  • How you should set your goals in the gym (and the time frame)
  • Where you can find your own animalistic passion for lifting weights
  • How you can get back into shape and into the gym or how you can reignite your love with the gym
  • What his biggest learning experience in the gym has been and how it has changed him
  • The best recovery methods for powerlifting
  • Why you need to listen to your body over your mind
  • How you can build consistency in the gym and avoid burning out, how to make the gym work for you and your goals
  • How he builds to a PR attempt
  • How to develop your mental toughness
  • His take on training partners and how you can find a good one
  • How you can get a great diet without going mad
  • How he ensures he has time for his girlfriend and his four-legged life partner
  • How does he deal with the fast break questions
  • Ramit’s website: Iwillteachyoutoberich
  • The main training myth that he hates
  • Who he’d invite to his dream dinner party
  • What you should take from this interview
  • How you can keep in touch with him

 

 

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Episode: #14 Hayley Quinn on a new approach to love, dating and getting the life that you want to lead

Who: Hayley Quinn. Hayley Quinn is a world-renowned dating coach and feminist pickup artist, who is teaching men and women, a new approach to love, social skills and making a real connection. I have been a major fan for a long time and she is one of the best dating coaches around today. As she says, “she teaches men and women a new approach to love which emphasizes personal responsibility, action, empathy and belief that you can design the life that you want to lead”.

 

 

What we cover:

  • Who is she
  • How she went from her own bad dating history to becoming a very successful pickup artist
  • How she can be a feminist and a pickup artist
  • How you can become better with women and still keep your values, morals, and dignity
  • How she would define masculinity and what she considers makes a man attractive
  • What in pickup can actually hinder your skills with women
  • What is the biggest problem facing men today
  • Quick fixes you can make to make your life better right now regardless of what (you believe) are problems in your life
  • How to overcome the negative side of change as you work on bettering your life
  • What is emotional intelligence, how you can develop your own and when you should push yourself or not
  • Why you need to replace ‘you’ with ‘I’ more
  • Why being objective and self-aware are skills you want to develop
  • The importance of working out what you want in your life
  • How to deal with roadblocks in attraction such as age gaps, need for parental approval etc and when you should walk away and move on
  • Actions are stronger than intentions
  • How to make a life of adventure and a strong social circle
  • Why you shouldn’t label yourself as your interests will change as you grow older
  • What you should take away from listening to this interview
  • Her awesome course ‘Academy’
  • Hayleyquinn.com/approach
  • How to keep in touch with her
  • So much more

 

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Episode: #013 Eric Davis on training, brotherhood and how to develop the habits of a hero to achieve your life mission

Who: Eric is a retired Sniper, Navy SEAL, and Military instructor. Today, he utilises his military skills to teach guys how to achieve their life mission, build a strong ‘Brotherhood’ and build the ‘Habits of Heros’.

His about page says “Eric Davis served … as a U.S. Navy SEAL and decorated veteran of the Global War on Terror … recognized as one of the premier sniper instructors in the U.S. military … He is an expert of technical and physical surveillance and was part of an elite group hand-selected to perform intelligence collection in denied areas around the world. Since departing from the SEAL teams, Eric has worked in corporate performance, sales and leadership training bringing an unprecedented amount of innovation, efficiency, and structure to the domain of business and personal performance. Eric is the author of “Raising Men: Lessons Navy SEALs learned from their training and taught to their sons”.”

 

 

What we cover:

  • Who he is
  • His definition of masculinity
  • How to define a successful man
  • The real concept of power
  • Why you need a mission in your life
  • His experiences in the military and what it taught him and if he misses anything from that lifestyle
  • The principles of a military life that you can use in your own life to succeed
  • Why you need to take your various roles in life seriously
  • Why ‘freedom’ is a horrible goal to aim for
  • Why a true ‘brotherhood’ is one of the most important things a guy can have in their life
  • How you can find your own ‘Brotherhood’ to succeed in your life missions
  • You need to become the person you want to make friends with
  • Why you need to be failing more
  • How to start a life of adventure
  • Why you need to learn to fall back on your training to succeed
  • How we are always learning no matter the situation
  • What are the real ingredients of a good job
  • How to get into a state of flow
  • How you can start to dramatically change your life today
  • Tips to become a better leader of men
  • How fatherhood changed him and tips for fathers, why you should raise girls the same ways as boys and how he would react to his kids wanting to join the military
  • How we can be prepared to deal with the worst events in life and why you should never be a victim and how training can help stop violence
  • How you can stop pacing your life away like a caged animal
  • Why you should check out his latest book
  • How he deals with the fast break questions
  • Why you need to become your own role models
  • How someone can keep in touch with him
  • His books
  • So much more

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Episode: #012 Tripp Lanier on how to become a New Man and get the life you truly want

Who: Tripp Lanier is “The host of The New Man Podcast: Beyond the Macho Jerk and the New Age Wimp which has been downloaded over 5 million times.
He coaches entrepreneurs around the world to get out of the shallow end of the pool, redefine success, and align their work with what they were put on this Earth to do. Over the years he’s designed several businesses to support a simple lifestyle focused on freedom, ease, and fun. As a host, he’s interviewed experts and authors from all walks of life. The New Man Podcast reaches tens of thousands of people in over 110 countries and regularly finds its home on the iTunes Self Help Top 10 list.”

 

 

What we cover:

  • Who he is
  • How to grow as a man and create the life you want
  • The new man podcast
  • How an early life crisis motivated him into coaching men to become better
  • What the new man actually is: how you would define a new man
  • Why reduction is actually better than adding things
  • How to define masculinity – what does it mean to be a man and why it’s not what you would think
  • How you should define success in your life
  • What do his guests have in common – what similarities does he see with those success stories on his podcast
  • One of his most memorable guests
  • What strength and power is and its not what most of us would define it as
  • How someone listening should start to resolve their problems
  • The most important parts of the solution to any problem
  • How you should deal with haters in your life
  • How to make new friends and expand your social circle
  • How has fatherhood changed him and what tips he would give to others having kids or new fathers
  • How you can juggle chasing your dreams even with a new family
  • Ways you can leave the dark of the conforming to enter the light of doing what you want
  • Why taking action is the most important thing you should do and why it is the first step before anything else
  • Image vs experience
  • When therapy is maybe the answer rather than coaching
  • How to find out more about his coaching
  • Tripplanier.com
  • How does he deal with the fast break questions
  • His shocking answer to his favourite podcast!
  • Why I really like Tripp’s interviews
  • Who Tripp sees as Role Models in his life (I meant Jack Bauer … not Jack Black lol)
  • His biggest regret in life and what it makes him do to keep improving
  • thenewmanpodcast.com
  • Why you should follow your curiosity
  • So much more

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Episode: #011 Myke Macapinlac on becoming socially confident and getting the women and the life you want

Who: Myke Macapinlac is a men’s dating coach, who teaches men how to become socially confident, have better relationships and get the life that you have always wanted. I have been a fan of Myke’s for a number of years and he is honestly one of the nicest guys you can meet, he gives great advice, makes awesome products and his new podcast is a must listen to as it can change your life for the better.

 

 

What we cover:

  • Who he is
  • How he got into coaching men
  • What is holding us back as men
  • How to network and make friends
  • How the relationship you have with yourself affects everything else
  • The way to overcome limiting beliefs
  • The things that stop you from reaching the life and being the person you want to be
  • Where you should start to reach your goals
  • How he works with his clients
  • How your thoughts are not you
  • Simple ways to meet new people
  • The client feedback that he loves
  • What caused his own massive transformation and what it brought about
  • How to become a people magnet
  • Social confidence: what it is, why you want it and how you can get it
  • How you can go from being on the couch to building a social life you want
  • The most important relationship you should focus on
  • How to overcome social anxiety
  • Alpha Males: something worth trying to become
  • How to find good relationships
  • Books you should check out
  • Why you must check out his podcast
  • How you can build charisma
  • His views on online dating
  • See how he deals with the fast break questions … Myke is a very interesting guy!
  • Why you should make yourself a priority
  • His upcoming book
  • How you can keep in touch with Myke
  • So much more …

 

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Episode: #010 – Evan Carmichael – how one word can help you reach the next level in your life!

Who: Evan Carmichael is a Canadian Businessman, Entrepreneur, and author. He is aiming to help 1 billion entrepreneurs and in this interview, we discuss a range of topics from business to role models, to how one word can let you reach the next level in your life.

 

 

What we cover:

  • How he explains who he is
  • How he started a business at 19
  • The key characteristics that successful people have
  • Some of his favorite and worst guests or people of interest
  • Who he thinks as his role models
  • What he considers is holding majority of men back in their lives
  • How to fix limiting beliefs and obstacles in your life
  • Tips on how you can get started on your goals right now
  • How to build a great morning routine
  • How you can build up your consistency
  • How he deals with risk
  • His views on failure and how you can learn from it
  • How to pick great role models to aspire to be like
  • The favourite three pieces of content he’s made
  • Some challenging fast questions
  • What you should come away from the interview remembering
  • How to do a good interview
  • So much more …

 

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