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In this Q&A episode, Brock and Brad answer 3 listener questions which were sent in through social media. Question #1 - Should you take creatine if you are looking to lose fat? Question #2 - Why is my strength progressing in the big lifts but not in bodyweight exercises such as pull-ups, push-ups & dips? Question #3 - What’s the first thing I should…
 
In today’s episode of Barbell Shrugged you will learn: Why micronutrients are the base of all chemical and hormonal reactions in the body Why micronutrients are responsible for total health and how good you feel Why micronutrients are overlooked and how this is detrimental to your health How do you know you are getting optimal micronutrients in you…
 
In this Q&A episode, Brad & Brock answer 4 listener questions which were sent in through social media. Question #1 - What’s the best way to calculate my own macros? I understand protein but how do I figure out carbs and fats? Question #2 - How do I lose my “love handles”? Question #3 - How long can you stay in a cut before losing muscle? Question #…
 
In today’s episode of Barbell Shrugged you will learn: How to measure and manage fatigue The benefits of soft tissue work using lacrosse balls and foam rolling Why perfect movement is critical to eliminating joint pain Using isometrics for max effort without risking injury How to develop tendon strength and resilience Why you should be going to a g…
 
In this Q&A episode, Brock & Brad answer 4 listener questions which were sent in through social media. Question #1 - What is a good substitute for dips? Question #2 - I am happy with my current level of body fat but really want to grow my glutes. Should I eat at maintenance calories? Question #3 - How do I know if I’m getting enough protein in a da…
 
In today’s episode of Barbell Shrugged you will learn: Principle of Specificity: Why the body gets better at the task you practice most often Exercise selection based on type of muscle contractions (eccentric, concentric, or isometric) Finding optimal ranges of motion for specific adaptations Variability in external resistance (plates, bands, chain…
 
In this Q&A episode, Brad & Brock answer 4 listener questions which were sent in through social media. Question #1 - What’s the best exercises to strengthen the core so I don’t hurt my back squatting and deadlifting? Question #2 - Should I change my calories/macros on rest days? Question # 3 - What are the pros and cons of having milk drinks in you…
 
What is psoriasis. How is it related to other skin issues like eczema, acne, and Rosacea. What is causing the body to overproduce skin cells as a protective measure. What lab tests likely need to be ordered to see immune disfunction and root causes. Topical treatments that help manage symptoms vs. addressing root cause. Are the skin issues the firs…
 
In this Episode of Barbell Shrugged: The spectrum of health from sick, to not sick, and to optimal. Optimal is a word thrown around with ease in the healthy space. What does optimal health look and feel like? Why are the current blood markers in a normal range and not optimal? Where are normal reference ranges created? If you want to know optimal r…
 
In this episode, Brad and Brock lay out a blueprint to follow to help you achieve your health and fitness goals in 2023. They spoke about Goal setting, Habits to create goals and ended with accountability. If you enjoyed this episode please share it with anyone that could get value from this or take a screenshot and share it to your Instagram stori…
 
Dan Garner is the co-founder of RAPID Health Optimization, which offers high precision, luxury health and performance. His coaching resume is second to none having worked with dozens of professional athletes in 9 different sports. Within his clientele he has worked with three Super Bowl champions, two UFC title winners, an Olympic gold medalist, tw…
 
In this Q&A episode, Brock and Brad answer 4 listener questions which were sent in through social media. Question #1 - What is the difference between total carbs and net carbs? Question #2 - Do you think technology has had a positive or negative impact on the health & fitness space? Question #3 - How do you know how many days you need to work out i…
 
Josh Ruben is the CEO and founder of Absolute Rest. The most comprehensive and advanced sleep assessment and solution technology on the planet. The only system ever designed that simultaneously diagnoses your sleep 1) environment (air quality, sound, particulates, CO2, etc.), 2) pathology (clinical-grade PSG), 3) behavior and 4) physiology (direct …
 
In this episode, Brad and Brock lay out a blueprint for staying on track over the holiday period. They cover the mindset to have to head into the holidays. Give tips on how to set up your nutrition and training. Then end with some advice on what not to do when at a holiday event. If you enjoyed this episode please share it with anyone that could ta…
 
Joey Thurman is a health, fitness, nutrition expert, and television contributor/host. He is the author of the new book, “The Minimum Method, The Least You Can do to be a Stronger, Healthier, Happier You”. Joey was named the best trainer in Chicago by the Chicago Sun Times in 2015 and NEWBEAUTY.com's top 3 favorite celebrity trainers. He has appeare…
 
In this Q&A episode, Brad and Brock answer 4 listener questions which were sent in through social media. Question #1 - How do you recommend staying on track during the holidays/Christmas period? Question #2 - What’s the healthiest fast food option? Question #3 - Should I be taking vitamins? Question #4 -What does a day look like for you in the way …
 
In today’s episode of Barbell Shrugged you will learn: Setting goals for physique transformation How long should you plan for a bulk and cut Strategies for building muscle on a bulk How to handle lagging body parts Time frame for cutting weight and getting shredded Being realistic on the amount of fat you truly need to lose Prep cycles for peak wee…
 
In this Q&A episode, Brock and Brad answer 3 listener questions which were sent in through social media. Question #1 - Is it important to know your lean body mass? Question #2 - How do you manage drinking/partying and your health & fitness goals? Question #3 - What are your top 5 foods to have in your grocery’s? If you want your questions answered …
 
In today’s episode of Barbell Shrugged you will learn: How to define resilience Understanding psychology vs physiological resilience What are the biomarkers of resilience Cortisol wakening response and how it relates to stress response Is balance possible between stress and recovery How much stress can you body handle before physiology begins to br…
 
In this Q&A episode, Brad and Brock answer 4 listener questions which were sent in through social media. Question #1 - When you are sick, what you do with your calories and protein intake? (Drop them, increase them, keep the same?) Question #2 - How much of an impact can naps have on recovery & performance? Question #3 - How do I increase my grip s…
 
In today’s episode of Barbell Shrugged you will learn: What are lipids What is cholesterol The difference between HDL and LDL cholesterol Why there is no such thing as “good” or “bad” cholesterol What are the bloodwork numbers for optimal cholesterol What is the perfect ratio of HDL and LDL Ratios for Triglycerides to HDL for optimal health Mechani…
 
In this Q&A episode, Brock and Brad answer 4 listener questions which were sent in through social media. Question #1 - What accessory exercises would you recommend for someone looking to improve their max squat? Question #2 - How do I get rid of shin splints? Question #3 - Is having a high-fruit diet healthy? Question #4 - Can meditation help with …
 
Dr. Darren Candow, PhD, CSEP-CEP, is a Full Professor and Associate Dean-Graduate Studies and Research in the Faculty of Kinesiology & Health Studies, University of Regina. Dr. Candow supervises the Aging Muscle and Bone Health Laboratory and serves on the editorial review board for the Journal of Aging and Physical Activity, Journal of the Interna…
 
In this Q&A episode, Brad and Brock answer 4 listener questions which were sent in through social media. Question #1 - How do I keep my muscle mass whilst recovering from an injury? Question #2 - What is your best advice for someone who struggles to eat enough to build muscle? Question #3 - Thoughts on detox? Are they worth it? What one would u sug…
 
Tommy Wood is a Senior Fellow in the Pediatrics Department at the University of Washington, and Chief Scientific Officer of Nourish Balance Thrive, an online-based company using advanced biochemical testing to optimize performance in athletes. Tommy was born in the US to Icelandic and British parents (which means he has three passports in two diffe…
 
In this Q&A episode, Brock and Brad answer 4 listener questions which were sent in through social media. Question #1- What shoes would you recommend I buy to train in? Question #2- When bulking, should you be more focused on hitting your protein goal or calorie goal? Question #3 - How do I work out my body fat percentage? Question #4 - Why isn’t my…
 
In today’s episode of Barbell Shrugged you will learn: Understanding the theory of constraints in your physiology Why doctors use testosterone as a catch all for so many symptoms Why TRT is not the answer to low testosterone in your labs Why alcohol can be detrimental to long term gut health and leaky gut How alcohol affects testosterone Why low te…
 
The conventional approach to dieting is fundamentally flawed. Metabolism Made Simple offers a better solution. You can change your body and your health for the better without quick-fix gimmicks or fad diets. In Metabolism Made Simple, health, fitness, and nutrition expert Sam Miller provides a wealth of readily understandable science, easily follow…
 
In this Q&A episode, Brad and Brock answer 4 listener questions which were sent in through social media. Question #1 - How do you feel/create tension in the muscle rather than just moving weight? Question #2 - What is the fastest way to improve my squat depth? Question #3 - What's flexible dieting to you? Question #4 - Can I build the same amount o…
 
As an Educator and Coach at SH/FT, Emily Hightower leverages her expertise in the neurophysiology of trauma and resilience to help clients master their stress response and improve their quality of life. By combining over 25 years of experience as a breathing expert, yoga teacher, river guide, and wilderness EMT, Emily empowers high performers to di…
 
In this Q&A episode, Brad and Brock answer 4 listener questions which were sent in through social media. Question #1- What are the differences between sumo and conventional deadlift? Question #2- What is your opinion on training partners? Question #3 - How do I help my family eat better and exercise? Question #4 - What are your go-to cheap food ide…
 
In today’s episode of Barbell Shrugged you will learn: Why stimulants and coffee will not solve your energy problems Pros and Cons of “smart” drugs How small efforts of exercise can significantly improve your energy Why exercise is important for energy as you age How morning walks can optimize circadian rhythm and improve energy Melatonin's role in…
 
In this episode, Brock and Brad give you the ultimate guide to fasting. They explain the types of Fasting there are such as Intermittent Fasting, Prolonged and others. They list of 9 Benefits of fasting. Benefit #1 - May help in sustaining a calorie deficit (fat-loss) Benefit #2 - May improve insulin sensitivity (more-so IF) Benefit #3 - Gives dige…
 
In today’s episode of Barbell Shrugged you will learn: When is the right time to talk to your doctor about TRT Why lower testosterone can be a good thing When is TRT the right decision DHEA and additional androgenic options Recommended dosing if you want to take TRT How gut health affects testosterone efficiency How environmental pollutants and tox…
 
In this Q&A episode, Brad and Brock answer 4 listener questions which were sent in through social media. Question #1 - What are your everyday non-negotiables (and that you think everyone should include) that help you keep physically and mentally healthy? Question #2 - Should I spread out my protein intake so I’m getting 30g servings regularly throu…
 
In today’s episode of Barbell Shrugged you will learn: How to determine total calories for your goals Why maintenance calories are important for body composition and health Why calories determine the size of your body Understanding energy balance and finding your activity multiplier How to properly increase and decrease your caloric intake to reach…
 
In this Q&A episode, Brad and Brock answer 4 listener questions which were sent in through social media.Question #1 - What supplements are you currently taking?Question #2 - How often should I change my workout routine?Question #3 - When trying to lose weight, what’s the first thing I should focus on?Question #4 - If you train twice a day can you t…
 
In today’s episode of Barbell Shrugged you will learn: Why the depth jump is a great indicator of total stress load Relationship between injury and total stress When should you adjust workout intensity based on stress assessments Benefits of blood flow restriction for hypertrophy and lower volume training days The difference between performance coa…
 
In this Q&A episode, Brad and Brock answer 3 listener questions which were sent in through social media. Question #1 - What is reverse dieting? Question #2 - How do you track your own progress? Question #3 - How do you stop sugar cravings? Question #4 - How do you stay so consistent? If you want your questions answered on future episodes, message y…
 
In today’s episode of Barbell Shrugged you will learn: How alcohol affects brain size and the latest research Cognitive changes caused by alcohol volume and frequency Guidelines for improving micronutrient absorption. How to improve protein digestion and absorption How to use blood flow restriction to improve hypertrophy When is the best time to in…
 
In this Q&A episode, Brad and Brock answer 3 listener questions which were sent in through social media. Question #1 - What is more important, hitting your macros or staying under your calorie count target? Question #2 - Please tell us a funny story about one another on your travels? Question #3 - What tips would you give to not blow out over a mon…
 
In today’s episode of Barbell Shrugged you will learn: The internal mechanisms that create your sex drive. How psychological, hormonal, and functional dysfunction impacts sex drive. The biochemistry of boners The nervous system’s response to sexual arousal The psychology of porn addiction Supplementation that can improve your sex drive Impacts of c…
 
In this Q&A episode, Brock and Brad answer 4 listener questions which were sent in through social media. Question #1 - How to get back into the gym after time away? Question #2 - Do you work out when you’re sick? Question #3 - Where did you two meet? Question #4 - What was the first lifting exercise you remembered doing? If you want your questions …
 
Travis Mash has been strength training for over 21 years and has been working with athletes on their strength, speed, and athletic performance for over 15 years. Travis has worked with athletes and non-athletes of all levels from NFL and Olympic hopefuls, to 7-year-olds just starting out, to a 70-year-old senior seeking increased mobility. Travis i…
 
In this Q&A episode, Brad and Brock answer 4 listener questions which were sent in through social media. Question #1 - What’s a “must-do” exercise to build my legs? Question #2 - Is drinking a glass of wine daily healthy? Question #3 - Apart from tracking your calories, what tool do you like to create a calorie deficit? Question #4 - How do I get r…
 
In today’s episode of Barbell Shrugged: The Thyroid’s impact on weight gain What is the function of the thyroid What causes thyroid dysfunction The relationship between hypothalamus, pituitary gland, and thyroid Thyroids role in autoimmune diseases like Hashimoto’s and Grave’s disease How gut health affects the thyroid How Vitamin A regulates the t…
 
In this Q&A episode, Brad and Brock answer 4 listener questions which were sent in through social media. Question #1 - Do you like massage guns? Question #2 - What’s your opinion on the food pyramid? Question #3 - Do fat burners work? Question #4 - My weight went up a kilogram overnight. What am I doing wrong? If you want your questions answered on…
 
In today’s episode of Barbell Shrugged: Why adding water can help eliminate constipation Why “more fiber” may not be the answer to better bowels. Which magnesium supplement is optimal for reducing constipation. Why you need to buy a squatty potty for your best pooping position. How exercise improves motility. Why coffee and caffeine are important t…
 
In this Q&A episode, Brock and Brad answer 4 listener questions which were sent in through social media. Question #1 - What are your thoughts on the pros/cons of fasting (skipping breakfast or 24-hour days etc.) Question #2 - Why don’t you post many transformation photos of your clients? Question #3 - Do I track my food cooked or uncooked? Question…
 
Jean-Paul (JP), CEO and Managing Director at Black Lab X, is a serial entrepreneur, investor, and community builder. O'Brien is on a mission to inspire, activate, and hyper-enable scientists, entrepreneurs, investors, elite athletes, and creatives to design and build a beautiful future for all of humanity. Black Lab builds and invests in HumanTech …
 
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