MindPump exposes the RAW TRUTH about health, fitness, nutrition and more... Hosts Sal Di Stefano, Adam Schafer & Justin Andrews pull back the curtain on the mythology, snake oil and pseudo-science that pervades the fitness industry and present science-backed solutions that result in increased muscular development and performance while simultaneously emphasizing health. No fitness institution or fitness "truth" is safe from their quick wit and over 40 years of combined experience in the fitness industry. Produced by Doug Egge. Find Mind Pump and the Mind Pump hosts on Instragram @mindpumpmedia, @mindpumpsal, @mindpumpadam, @mindpumpjustin & @mindpumpdoug and at mindpumppodcast.com. Get expertly programmed Mind Pump training protocols at mapsfitnessproducts.com
1665: How Gyms Survived Shutdowns With Jason Khalipa
1:22:37In this episode, Sal, Adam & Justin speak with former CrossFit champion and gym owner Jason Khalipa about the challenges of running gyms during shutdowns and ongoing uncertainty.
1664: How to Reduce Cardio Without Gaining Weight, Ways to Shrink an Overdeveloped Body Part, Adjusting Workouts to Accommodate an Unusual Work Schedule & More (Listener Live Coaching)
1:37:29In this episode of Quah (Q & A), Sal, Adam & Justin answer four Pump Head questions via Zoom.
1663: How to Even Out Unbalanced Leg Muscles, the Ideal Length of Time to Follow a Workout, HMB Supplement Review & More
1:21:03In this episode of Quah (Q & A), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about why Iron Man athletes are muscular even though they do excessive cardio, the best way to even out the quads, how long to stick to a program, and whether HMB is worth it.
1662: Mind Pump’s 21 Best Tips
1:09:00In this episode Sal, Adam & Justin go over 21 of their best tips as chosen by their private forum. Mind Pump’s 21 Best Tips. (1:47) #1 – Conduct Full Body Workouts. (2:30) #2 – Stop 2-3 Reps Short of Failure. (4:27) #3 – Speed Up Recovery by Movement. (6:50) #4 – Sort the Silverware Before you Start the Dishwasher. (9:39) #5 – Do What you are Not Doing. (11:21) #6 – Stop Working Out and Start Practicing. (15:17) #7 – Stop Doing so Much Cardio. (20:06) #8 – Understand the Concept of Reverse Dieting. (23:38) #9 – Men, Sit Down When you Pee at Night. (26:25) #10 – Prime your Body before you Workout. (28:26) #11 – Apply Mini Cuts and Mini Bulks. (33:02) #12 – Chase Health, Aesthetics will Follow. (36:12) #13 – Eat for How Foods Make you Feel. (40:14) #14 – Focus on the Big Rocks. (44:09) #15 – Women Should Bulk. (46:41) #16 – It Depends... (48:49) #17 – More is Not Always Better. (50:48) #18 – Quit Measuring Success by the Scale. (54:49) #19 – Don't Buy a Horse for Your Family if you Can’t Afford it. (58:38) #20 – Fall in Love with the Process. (1:01:14) #21 – Focus on Strength. (1:04:37) Related Links/Products Mentioned October Promotion: MAPS Anabolic and NO BS 6-Pack Formula – Get Both for $59.99! Visit Super Coffee for an exclusive offer for Mind Pump listeners! **Promo code “MINDPUMP” at checkout** Body Part Split vs. Whole Body Workout: Which Is Best? - Mind Pump Blog Which Is Better: Low Reps Or High Reps? - Mind Pump Blog How Phasing Your Workouts Leads to Consistent Plateau Free Workouts – Mind Pump Blog Stop Working Out And Start Practicing – Mind Pump Blog Cardio Sucks for Fat Loss – Mind Pump Blog Reverse Dieting: What Is It and Should YOU Try It?? | MIND PUMP Priming Your Body Before and After Workouts – Mind Pump Blog The Importance of Mobility Training in Regards to Chronic Pain – Mind Pump Blog MAPS Prime Webinar MAPS Prime Pro Webinar How To Use Mini Cuts & Mini Bulks To Maximize Gains Exercise For More Than Just Aesthetics – Mind Pump Blog Why We Engage in Unhealthy Habits – Mind Pump Blog Mind Pump #1565: Why Women Should Bulk Why The Scale Is Not Always The Best Way To Measure Progress – Mind Pump Blog Workout Because You Love Yourself Not Because You Hate Yourself – Mind Pump Blog Facebook Forum | Mind Pump Media Mind Pump Podcast – YouTube Mind Pump Free Resources People Mentioned Justin Brink DC (@dr.justinbrink) Instagram
1661: How to Learn to Pistol Squat, the Muscle & Performance Benefits of Spiking Insulin, Meat Based Protein Powder Review & More
1:10:59In this episode of Quah (Q & A), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about the best way to progress to a full unassisted pistol squat, developing quads when you are glute dominant or glutes when you are quad dominant, spiking insulin before the gym or after the workout, and the quality of carnivore/meat based protein powders. Ben Greenfield, Captain Springboard and Pseudoscience. (5:17) What is semen retention, and are there any benefits? (15:34) What message are we trying to send our children? (18:55) Attack of the fruit flies! (22:25) X-men, no more? (24:16) Woman's depression was cured by targeted electrical brain stimulation, a first, pioneered by UCSF researchers. (25:57) Alarming news with Sal: US homicides increased 30% in 2020. (31:23) Rad is coming back to theaters! (33:53) Irresponsible purchases with Mind Pump. (36:10) Your worst fans are usually the people closest to you. (44:26) #Quah question #1 – What is the best way to progress to a full unassisted pistol squat? (49:24) #Quah question #2 – What is harder to develop, quads when you are glute dominant or glutes when you are quad dominant? (54:46) #Quah question #3 – What is more important, spiking insulin before the gym or after the workout? (58:46) #Quah question #4 – What do you think about carnivore or meat-based protein powders? (1:03:39) Related Links/Products Mentioned October Promotion: MAPS Anabolic and NO BS 6-Pack Formula – Get Both for $59.99! How A Simple Stick Developed Into One Of The Most Advanced Muscle Self-Quantification & Isometric Training Tools That Exists. - Ben Greenfield Podcast w/Justin Andrews NCI Certifications x Mind Pump Semen Retention: Origin, How to, Purported Benefits, Risks Mind Pump #1660: Wokeism, Equity & Social Justice With Gad Saad The maker of popular selfie app Facetune just landed $135 million at a unicorn valuation Portion of South San Jose under state quarantine for oriental fruit flies Marvel May Change X-Men Name To Make It More Inclusive A custom brain implant lifted a woman’s severe depression Homicides up 30 percent in largest increase on record, FBI says RAD Heads Back to Theaters for One Night to Celebrate 35th Anniversary Visit NED for an exclusive offer for Mind Pump listeners! Visit LivON Labs for an exclusive offer for Mind Pump listeners! Visit Paleo Valley for an exclusive offer for Mind Pump listeners! **Promo code “Mindpump15” at checkout for 15% discount** Step-By-Step Instruction on How to Pistol Squat – Mind Pump TV Two Ankle Mobility Exercises To Increase Your Squat Depth! - Mind Pump TV The Myth of Optimal Protein Intake – Mind Pump Blog Do I Need a Protein Shake Every Time I Workout? - Mind Pump Blog Mind Pump Podcast – YouTube Mind Pump Free Resources People Mentioned Ben Greenfield Fitness (@bengreenfieldfitness) Instagram Dr. Gad Saad (@doctorgadsaad) Instagram Bodybuilding.com (@bodybuildingcom) Instagram Jon Call (@jujimufu) Instagram
1660: Wokeism, Equity & Social Justice with Gad Saad
1:20:42In this episode Sal, Adam & Justin speak with Dr. Gad Saad, a Lebanese-Canadian evolutionary psychologist and professor, and the author of The Parasitic Mind. His journey to the field of evolutionary psychology. (1:42) Is it hard to do what he does in this current climate? (3:28) The consequences of ignoring the biological drivers of our behaviors. (5:45) Why the equality of outcomes is cancer on the human spirit. (9:49) How much of our biology drives our culture? (12:30) Do men have a greater desire for sexual variety than women? (15:00) What are the arguments for monogamy? (20:21) Where does he see the greatest pushback for his field of study? (22:38) How closely connected is our biological sex from our gender? (29:54) His take on the pros and cons of social media. (31:50) Is cancel culture a dangerous thing we should look out for? (35:20) Where does postmodernism come from? (40:24) Are we seeing the inevitable collapse of western society? (51:33) Dr. Gad Saad, too difficult to cancel? (54:00) What makes academia so vulnerable to terrible ideas? (56:30) Why do we have to make things so hard for ourselves? (1:00:08) Are there any evolutionary roots to religion? (1:05:37) What is the best way to inoculate yourself from bullshit? (1:14:48) Related Links/Products Mentioned October Promotion: MAPS Anabolic and NO BS 6-Pack Formula – Get Both for $59.99! Visit ZBiotics for an exclusive offer for Mind Pump listeners! The Parasitic Mind: How Infectious Ideas Are Killing Common Sense The Saad Truth with Dr. Saad From Alabama to Harvard and Back: The Story of E. O. Wilson E.O. Wilson | Speaker | TED Tibetan Fraternal Polyandry: A Review of its Advantages and Breakdown Sperm Wars: Infidelity, Sexual Conflict, and Other Bedroom Battles What the “Grievance Studies” Hoax Actually Reveals Darwin's Cathedral: Evolution, Religion, and the Nature of Society Biologist David Sloan Wilson "Altruistically Punishes" Me for Wrong Think (The Saad Truth with Dr. Saad_127) Mind Pump Podcast – YouTube Mind Pump Free Resources Featured Guest/People Mentioned Dr. Gad Saad (@doctorgadsaad) Instagram Jordan Peterson (@jordan.b.peterson) Instagram
1659: Adjusting Your Workout to Meet Your Goals, How to Work Around a Foot Injury, Elimination Diet Eating Tips & More (Listener Live Coaching)
1:30:12In this episode of Quah (Q & A), Sal, Adam & Justin answer four Pump Head questions via Zoom. Breaking down the debate surrounding calories in versus calories out. (4:18) What is Mind Pump watching on TV? (15:20) Elon Musk is a gangster. (20:30) Fun Facts with Justin: Send your ashes into orbit for a funeral in space. (22:10) Magic Spoon is a customer favorite! (26:21) Sal is OBSESSED with Paleo Valley’s bone broth protein powder. (27:33) Joby Aviation, a company to keep your eye on. (28:40) Why are men always doing something crazy to their genitals? (35:32) Travel tales with Mind Pump. (37:53) #Quah question #1 – Any advice on how to adjust my diet and training while working through an elimination diet? (46:26) #Quah question #2 – Can you break down and explain the reasoning behind the high number of reps and volume in MAPS Performance? (1:00:15) #Quah question #3 – How can I continue to build muscle and get my metabolism to respond after going through menopause? (1:09:25) #Quah question #4 – How can I remedy my foot injury to be able to build my calves? (1:22:03) Related Links/Products Mentioned Ask a question to Mind Pump, live! Email: email@example.com October Promotion: MAPS Anabolic and NO BS 6-Pack Formula – Get Both for $59.99! Thinking, Fast and Slow Squid Game | Netflix Official Site Clickbait | Netflix Official Site Foundation | Apple TV+ Sending Jeff Bezos Giant '2' Statue: Elon Musk After Becoming World's Richest Person Send your ashes into orbit for a funeral in space - CNET Average Consumer Spends $273 Per Month on All Subscription Services | TVLine Visit Magic Spoon for an exclusive offer for Mind Pump listeners! Visit Paleo Valley for an exclusive offer for Mind Pump listeners! **Promo code “Mindpump15” at checkout for 15% discount** Joby Aviation Finally Gets an Analyst Rating, Implying Huge Upside Man gets penis stuck for two months in plastic bottle Pack Up + Go | A Surprise Travel Agency MAPS Powerlift | Muscular Adaptation Programming System MAPS Fitness Performance | Muscle Adaptation Programming System Mind Pump #1615: How To Work Out Every Day For Maximum Results (Workout Included) MP Hormones MAPS Fitness Prime Pro | Muscle Adaptation Programming System Mind Pump Store - MIND PUMP LACROSSE BALL Occlusion Training Guide – Mind Pump Media Calf, Ankle & Foot Health- 4 Exercises to Prevent Injury & Relieve Pain (Video 2 of 4) - Mind Pump TV Mind Pump Podcast – YouTube Mind Pump Free Resources People Mentioned Mark Bell (@marksmellybell) Instagram Andrew Huberman, Ph.D. (@hubermanlab) Instagram Greg Doucette (@gregdoucetteifbbpro) Instagram
1658: How Cardio Limits Muscle Gain, When to Use Supersets, Following a Workout Program Vs. Training Instinctively & More
1:17:22In this episode of Quah (Q & A), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about whether cardio kills muscle gains, the benefits of supersets, the importance of following a program rather than improvising or instinctively training, and why fitness isn’t selfish. Yes, Butcher Box has packages to celebrate National Taco Day! (4:05) A professor explains marketing to MBA students. (6:51) The guys share their most impactful teachers growing up. (9:08) Improving your quality of life by optimizing your hormones. (14:24) Bob Munden, the fastest draw in the world. (21:25) What is going on with Facebook, and should the Government regulators get involved? (25:18) The conspiracy theory surrounding Patent W02020606. (33:02) Getting caught by your kids. (38:44) The latest arms race between the US and Russia is frightening. (45:40) Caldera is one amazing product! (48:00) #Quah question #1 – Does cardio kill muscle gains? (55:37) #Quah question #2 – Besides saving time, what are the benefits of supersets? (1:02:15) #Quah question #3 – How important is it to follow a program? (1:05:16) #Quah question #4 – Can you speak to how fitness isn’t selfish? (1:09:41) Related Links/Products Mentioned October Promotion: MAPS Anabolic and NO BS 6-Pack Formula – Get Both for $59.99! Visit Butcher Box for this month’s exclusive Mind Pump offer! A professor explains marketing to MBA Students Munk Debates MP Hormones Mind Pump #1607: How To Optimize Your Hormones With Dr. Rand McClain Bad Bob Munden is a Human Anomaly | Inverse Facebook outage: what went wrong and why did it take so long to fix after social platform went down? Facebook whistleblower reveals identity, accuses the platform of a ‘betrayal of democracy’ Cryptocurrency system using body activity data Foundation | Apple TV+ Hypersonic missiles: the alarming must-have in military tech Visit Caldera Lab for an exclusive offer for Mind Pump listeners! **Code “mindpump” at checkout for the discount** Visit Serenity Kids for an exclusive offer for Mind Pump listeners! **Promo code “MP20” at checkout** Are There Negative Side Effects of Doing Too Much Cardio? - Mind Pump Blog Cardio Sucks for Fat Loss – Mind Pump Blog How To Use Supersets For Maximum Muscle Gain – Mind Pump Blog Mind Pump #1512: The Value Of Following A Workout Program Mind Pump Podcast – YouTube Mind Pump Free Resources People Mentioned Dr. Gad Saad (@doctorgadsaad) Instagram Paul Saladino (@carnivoremd2.0) Instagram
1657: Why the Economy Won’t Crash With Peter Linneman
46:14In this episode, Sal, Adam & Justin speak with economist Peter Linneman. Although it seems like inflation is getting out of hand, Peter lays out why he thinks it is not as worrisome as it may appear. Why are we seeing supply chain shortages today? (1:59) How do you explain the soaring housing market?! (7:52) What to watch out for in the current economic climate. (14:15) Where would be the best places to invest/grow your money? (19:13) What industries should we keep an eye on? (23:38) As income goes up, so does spending. (29:40) The great advantage of affordable housing. (34:21) Why the Fed has been terrible at predicting its own interest rates. (36:54) Floating or fixed mortgages? (38:50) His favorite places in the US to invest in real estate. (42:00) Related Links/Products Mentioned October Promotion: MAPS Anabolic and NO BS 6-Pack Formula – Get Both for $59.99! Visit Chili Sleep for an exclusive offer for Mind Pump listeners! Mind Pump #1580: Economy Crash 2021 With Peter Linneman What Happened to Oil Prices in 2020 - Investopedia Used Car Prices Are Sky-High. Can We Expect That To Change? A supply shock is about to hit the housing market—the question is how big? 3 Reasons Why The Real Estate Market Boom Is Not A Bubble Real Asset Definition US to end travel bans for vaccinated passengers Timeline: History of the Housing Market Over the Last 50 years Mind Pump Podcast – YouTube Mind Pump Free Resources
1656: How to Find Your Exercise & Diet Sweet Spot, the Truth About Training for Your Body Type, the Benefits of Earthing & More
1:18:49In this episode of Quah (Q & A), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about flexing or tensing while lifting vs. just moving the weight, whether a lot of people are overdoing it with diet and exercise, if there is any truth regarding somatotype, and their thoughts on grounding or earthing. Why everyone should squat. (6:56) The many benefits of Felix Gray products for your eye health. (15:21) Metal Education with Justin Andrews. (19:08) Strange Science News with Sal: Tiny flying machines that monitor the environment. (37:28) Ancient footprints suggest humans lived in the Americas earlier than once thought. (42:08) Sal’s obsession with Organifi’s Pumpkin Spice is real. (44:08) What is Mind Pump currently watching? (45:02) The more muscle you have, the better your survivability from infection and disease. (48:58) Mind Pump is NOT anti-cardio. (50:59) #Quah question #1 – Are you supposed to flex or tense while lifting, or just move the weight? (54:43) #Quah question #2 – Do you find that a lot of people are overdoing it with diet and exercise? (59:37) #Quah question #3 – Is there any truth regarding somatotypes? (1:04:24) #Quah question #4 – What are your thoughts on grounding or earthing? (1:10:00) Related Links/Products Mentioned October Promotion: MAPS Anabolic and NO BS 6-Pack Formula – Get Both for $59.99! Eugene Teo Post Mind Pump #1382: Why Everyone Should Squat Visit Felix Gray for an exclusive offer for Mind Pump listeners! Tiny electronic fliers could float like seeds on the breeze to monitor the environment Ancient Footprints Suggest Humans Lived In The Americas Earlier Than Once Thought Visit Organifi for the exclusive offer for Mind Pump listeners! **Promo code “MINDPUMP” at checkout** Midnight Mass | Netflix Official Site Foundation | Apple TV+ Sex Education | Netflix Official Site The Morning Show | Apple TV+ Muscle strength and muscle mass as predictors of hospital length of stay in patients with moderate to severe COVID-19: a prospective observational study When is Cardio a Good Idea? - Mind Pump Blog Mind Pump #1567: How Not To Die From Heart Disease With Dr. Alo Visit LivON Labs for an exclusive offer for Mind Pump listeners! How Lifting The RIGHT Way Can Help You Achieve Your Goals – Mind Pump Blog THE 3 SOMATOTYPES Mind Pump Podcast – YouTube Mind Pump Free Resources People Mentioned Eugene Teo (@coacheugeneteo) Instagram Mind Pump Memes (@mindpump_memes) Instagram Dr.Alo (@dr.alo) Instagram