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Pressing The Limits Podcast
45 minutes | 5 days ago
Ep. 33 - R.J. Molinere: Living The Swamp Life
R.J. Molinere is a Native American alligator hunter as well as a four-time World Champion arm wrestler, 11-time National arm wrestling champion, two-time Arnold Classic Arm Wrestling Champion, and two-time GNC Arm Wrestling Champion. He hunts with his son, Jay Paul, on his tribe's sacred land in Houma, Louisiana. R.J. has starred in History Channel's docuseries, Swamp People, and his company offers tours at rjandjaypaul.com.
55 minutes | 19 days ago
Ep. 32 - Dr. Jim Stray-Gunderson: All Things Blood Flow Restriction Training
Dr. Jim Stray-Gunderson is a world-renowned expert in Sports Medicine, Exercise Physiology and Training for Sports Performance, and is a world-renowned expert in BFR Training. He is the Co-Founder, Co-Developer, and Chief Marketing Officer for B Strong BFR Training Systems. Dr. Stray-Gunderson is one of the world's leading physiologists, who has identified the key mechanisms, applications, and safety guidelines for Blood Flow Restriction Training and applied them by developing the B Strong system. He also lectures throughout Europe and North America for those seeking protocols and guidelines to maximize benefits and eliminate risk in BFR training. As a physician, Dr. Stray-Gunderson has treated thousands of patients and athletes alike. As a researcher, he authored the groundbreaking study, Live High, Train Low, which revolutionized altitude training. As a sports scientist, he has worked with elite-level teams in skiing, cycling, running, soccer, and countless others. Dr. Stray-Gunderson has been involved in the training regimens of Olympians and world-class athletes, resulting in over 100 Olympic Medals and World Championships. From now through the end of February 2021, you can get $75 off of the B Strong Training System with code "jon75" at the website, BStrong.training.
57 minutes | a month ago
Ep. 31 - Shawn Szydlowski: I Want To Play In A Place That's Passionate About Hockey
Shawn Szydlowski is entering his 10th year as a professional hockey player. He was the leading scorer in the ECHL in the 2017-18 season and was the captain of his All-Star Team. As a fan favorite of the Fort Wayne Komets, Shawn has had a stellar career that includes a League MVP Award and two All-First Team nods. His stops after his entry-level contract with the Buffalo Sabres have taken him to the CHL, ECHL, and AHL.
61 minutes | a month ago
Ep. 30 - Vinny Paz: The Greatest Comeback in the History of Sports
Vinny Paz is a former world champion boxer, known the world over as "The Pazmanian Devil". The five-time belt holder has had storied wars inside the ring, including many that went the distance. Paz's career has become an inspiration to many people based on his historic jumps in weight classes and his overcoming of a devastating, thought-to-be-career-ending injury. His story was featured in the critically-acclaimed 2016 movie "Bleed For This". Paz is joined in this podcast with long-time friend and sparring partner, Greg Vartanian. Paz can be found at cameo.com/vinnypaz.
64 minutes | 2 months ago
Ep. 29 - Steve Cotter: Passion, Positivity, and Empowerment
For more than 30 years, Steve Cotter has promoted body-mind fitness around the world through martial arts, qigong, mobility, flexibility, and kettlebell training. He works tirelessly to share the power of the kettlebell far and wide. Steve's efforts to teach his art form has globally impacted the growth and popularity of kettlebell training. His physical feats of power led him to be named by Men's Health magazine as one of the Top 100 Fittest Men of All Time, yet it is his clear communication and ability to break down the complex that has brought him global recognition as a fitness educator. Steve has lead hands-on trainings to thousands of fitness professionals in over 60 nations. He literally wrote the book on kettlebell training, and his landmark Encyclopedia of Kettlebell Training DVD series provided the foundational instruction for countless trainers who learned how to use kettlebells through his teachings. More than anything, Steve loves to teach and share his unique experiences to promote health, happiness, and longevity through fitness.
69 minutes | 2 months ago
Ep. 28 - Zach Even-Esh: Underground Strength
Zach Even-Esh is a leading figure in the strength & conditioning industry where he has trained thousands of athletes ranging from the youth level to the Olympic level. Zach founded The Underground Strength Gym and created The Underground Strength Coach Certification, both of which have inspired and educated coaches and athletes from around the world to achieve greater success in both sports and life. Zach has consulted with Division I athletic teams, Olympic Level athletic clubs, Spartan Race, pro teams and independent coaches and athletes from around the world. The Underground Strength Gym began from Zach's parents garage while he was a Health and Physical Education teacher in 2002. What started as a summer experiment training a few athletes grew into a full time obsession and now Zach and his Underground Strength methods have grown into a world wide movement, inspiring athletes and coaches all around the world in training and life.
77 minutes | 2 months ago
Ep. 27 - Burt Watson: Babysitter to the Stars
Burt Watson has had a history of working with the best of the best in boxing and MMA. As a consultant, advisor, promoter, and event coordinator, Burt commands a wealth of knowledge, which is unparalleled in both industries. He coordinated some of the most recognized fights and fighters in boxing and mixed martial arts, serving first as business manager for Joe Frazier in the 1970s and continuing throughout the new millennium. Among the fighters that he's worked with are Muhammad Ali, Larry Holmes, George Foreman, Ken Norton, Mike Tyson, Oscar De La Hoya, and countless others. Burt also worked directly with promoters Don King, Lou Duva, Frank Warren, and Univision. In 2001, Burt was introduced to the UFC and Dana White. There, he served a coordinator for their televised and pay-per-view events. Burt has also organized championship fights and boxing events on such networks as ESPN, Showtime, HBO, CBS, and ABC.
64 minutes | 3 months ago
Ep. 26 - Dr. Greg Kelly: Neurohacker
Dr. Gregory Kelly is a naturopathic physician and lead product formulator at Neurohacker Collective based in Carlsbad, California. He is an expert in nootropics, anti-aging, regenerative medicine, weight management, and the chronobiology of performance and health. Dr. Kelly is the author of Shape Shift: The Shape Intelligence Solution. He has also served the past editor of the journal, Alternative Medicine Review and have been an instructor at the University of Bridgeport College of Naturopathic Medicine. Dr. Kelly has written and published numerous articles on natural medicine and nutrition, contributed three chapters to the Textbook of Natural Medicine, and has more than 30 journal articles indexed in Pubmed.
64 minutes | 3 months ago
Ep. 25 - Kevin Kearns: Feel the Burn
For decades, Kevin Kearns has been professionally involved in the fitness industry. As a certified strength and conditioning coach, he created the Burn with Kearns program which delivers innovative fitness training methods and philosophies that were developed and refined from training and educating UFC fighters and martial arts practitioners. Kevin is also involved in the education sector where kids from all over the globe experience his "Growing Up Strong Program", which promotes healthy habits through exercise and food supporting the happiness and welfare of young people. His writings have been featured in the Boston Globe, Train, Maxim, Inside Kung Fu, Men's Fitness, and many more.
85 minutes | 3 months ago
Ep. 24 - Mike Gillette: Mind Boss
Mike Gillette escape a childhood of poverty, violence, and substance abuse to become an Army paratrooper, SWAT commander, government counter-terrorism consultant, bodyguard to Fortune 500 CEOs, and a record-breaking motivational strongman whose feats have been recorded by the Guinness Book of World Records and by Ripley's Believe It Or Not. At over 50 years of age, he continues to transcend his own personal limits while teaching others to do the same. Mike has also helped thousands of people to achieve their goals personally and professionally as the author of Mind Boss, Using the Tenets of Tough Thinking to Take Charge of Your Thoughts and Transform Your Life in 2015.
42 minutes | 4 months ago
Ep. 23 - Chris Gronkowski: Gronk'd UP
Chris Gronkowski first made a career for himself as a professional football player. He joined the NFL in 2010 after being signed by the Dallas Cowboys as a fullback. During his years in the NFL, Gronkowski also played for the Indianapollis Colts and the Denver Broncos. In 2016, he decided to put his entrepreneurial skills to the test when he set out to create a protein shaker bottle that would alliviate many of the issues he and other avid athletes experience with standard protein shakers. This led Chris to become the inventor of the Ice Shaker. In addition, Chris serves as the host for the "Gronk'd UP" podcast which he began in 2019.
50 minutes | 4 months ago
Ep. 22 - Kirstie Ennis: From the Pit of Hell to the Highest Peak
"Hero" best describes Kirstie Ennis. She joined the Marine Corps at just 17 years old. Over the years that she served, she performed duties as a helicopter door gunner and airframes mechanic. On June 23, 2012, during her last deployment to Afghanistan, her helicopter went down. As a result of the crash, she sustained multiple injuries, including those to her back, face, and brain. After more than 40 surgeries, she has accomplished more with one leg than most people will ever do with two. Kirstie competed as a Paralympic snowboarder and then ventured into mountaineering, where her goal is to complete the Seven Summits by the end of 2021. Kirstie also serves people through the Kirstie Ennis Foundation, giving back to thousands of people annually with monetary gifts and refurbished prosthetics.
79 minutes | 5 months ago
Ep. 21 - Jay Campbell: The Body, Optimized
Jay Campbell is a former champion men's physique competitor and a four-time international best-selling author in the optimized health care space. He is a global thought leader on hormones, biohacking, and higher consciousness. Jay helps individuals break free from the limitations of traditional health care (which he refers to as "sick care") and discover what it means to live life fully optimized. He is a no-nonsense, authentic, and fully-transparent expert who is fearless in his mission to serve and lead humanity towards full-spectrum optimization of body, mind, heart, and soul.
52 minutes | 5 months ago
Ep. 20 - Frank Shamrock: Living Legendarily
Frank "The Legend" Shamrock is a champion fighter, speaker, entrepreneur, and mentor. He was the first UFC Middleweight Champion and retired as a four-time defending champion. Frank also won titles in other organizations, such as King of Pancrase, the WEC, and Strikeforce. He is a 7th-degree black belt in submission fighting. In addition, Frank is an actor, commentator, author, philanthropist, and social activist.
71 minutes | 6 months ago
Ep. 19 - Rick Collins: Steroids, Supplements, and the Law
Rick Collins is a renowned attorney with an active national law practice focusing on clients in bodybuilding, fitness, and dietary supplement communities. He is the country's foremost legal authority in the area of performance-enhancing drugs (PEDs) and supplements, having defended cases from coast to coast involving steroids, human growth hormone (HGH), peptides, and other anabolic substances. In addition to his work as a lawyer, Rick is a popular author, fitness authority, actor, and former competitive bodybuilder and fitness trainer. He has become one of the nation's most celebrated personalities in the men's health arena, particularly with his revolutionary book, Alpha Male Challenge. Rick has appeared on film and television, has been featured is dozens of publications, serves as a crime blogger for The Huffington Post, and is a board member of the International Sports Hall of Fame.
53 minutes | 6 months ago
Ep. 18 - Alie Ward: What Would You Do For Free?
Alie Ward is a Daytime Emmy Award-winning science correspondent for CBS’s "The Henry Ford's Innovation Nation with Mo Rocca,” and host of “Did I Mention Invention?” on the CW. She also appears on two Netflix’s science series, "100 Humans" and “Brainchild” and Science Channel’s "How to Build Everything.” Previously, she was the co-host of the GE's series "In the Wild" with co-host Adam Savage of "Mythbusters" and a contributor on Cooking Channel's ongoing show "Unique Sweets.” Alie studied both science & film in college and was a staff writer/editor for the Los Angeles Times and on-air contributor to KTLA. She volunteers at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County and is a co-founder of the science communication collective Nerd Brigade. Alie is also a culinary host, appearing on Cooking Channel’s “Food: Fact or Fiction.” Previously, she created, co-wrote and co-hosted over 50 videos for Cooking Channel. Alie hosts "Ologies," a comedic science podcast.
62 minutes | 6 months ago
Ep. 17 - Rich Graham: Full Spectrum Warrior
Rich Graham is a Navy SEAL veteran and creator of the Full Spectrum Warrior (FSW) system. He is a SEAL Team Sniper, a Thai boxing coach and competitor, a tactical advisor to multiple SWAT teams, and a personal trainer for NFL athletes and Olympians, among others. Rich serves as the president of the Home Front K9 Project and vice-president of SEAL Swim Charities. He is also committed to assisting in veteran suicide awareness and prevention.
63 minutes | 6 months ago
Ep. 16 - Joe Binley: Ahead of the Curve
Joe Binley is the founder and CEO of Project AD. He is an eminent name in sports nutrition and is responsible for pioneering innumerable groundbreaking formula, including Shredabull Untamed, Stampede Untamed, AD Life products, and Professor Nutz peanut butter. Project AD - https://www.projectad.me/ - *SAVE 20% ON YOUR ORDER WITH CODE BRUNEY20* Joe is a renowned expert on ketogenic dieting and contest prep for some of the industry's most famous bodybuilders. He is committed to developing the world's best nutrition brand.
50 minutes | 7 months ago
Ep. 15 - Billy Blanks: In The Midst of Struggle, Find Joy
Billy Blanks is a 9th-degree black belt in Tae Kwon Do, a 7-time world karate champion, and a member of the Karate Hall of Fame. He won over 30 gold medals as a member and captain of the United States Karate Team. Billy is most known as the inventor of Tae Bo and Boom Boxing systems, which combine martial arts training into fitness programming. These systems have been used by millions of people from all around the world.
35 minutes | 7 months ago
Ep. 14 - Ed Coan: The G.O.A.T. of Powerlifting
Ed Coan is regarded as the greatest powerlifter of all time. He has set over 71 world records in powerlifting. Among Ed's records include a 1,019-pound squat, a 584-pound bench, and a 901-pound deadlift. His deadlift was with only a singlet and a belt, making it considered "raw" by today's standards. Only one term comes to mind when we talk about Ed Coan: The G.O.A.T., the Greatest Of All Time. Ed shares his thoughts on powerlifting and training at a variety of ages and levels. He also shares some of his more interesting stories, including that as the original "Tiger King".
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