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53 minutes | Jan 22, 2022
E73 – Lauren Hoover on Losing 100 Lbs. to Compete in Figure!
(Video available on our YouTube channel “SKULLBELLZTV”) Lauren Hoover is a mother of 3 having recently competed in her first NPC Figure competition. You can follow Lauren as she crushes her upcoming shows on Instagram @mrs.lauren_hoover. Show notes: 05:22 A “bitch-slap” of truth in the face. 07:20 Crossfit, powerlifting, and bodybuilding…. What to choose? 14:06 Why it’s not selfish to put your health first. 23:06 The comradery and backstage atmosphere of NPC competitions. 25:40 Staying focused on days when you are unmotivated. 29:01 The ultimate goal: being better than you were last time! 31:02 Forgiving yourself for making mistakes and getting past them. 35:41 Working with an online posing coach to master stage presence. 42:17 Unexpected aspects of competing for the first time. 44:56 Working through bipolar II disorder. 48:40 How Lauren SUPERSETS HER LIFE!
63 minutes | Jan 15, 2022
E72 – Dr. Nichole Jensen: Physique Champion, Physician, & Lifestyle Medicine Practitioner
Dr. Nichole Jensen is a physician and women’s physique competitor having recently won the NPC Natural Pennsylvania Pittsburgh in September 2021. Dr. Jensen specializes in LIFESTYLE MEDICINE—that is, quality exercise and nutrition—helping patients get off mainstream medications and make lasting changes. Our client Dana, myself, and possibly a couple other current female clients of ours will be competing at the same show this year in 2022, so I reached out to the overall winner of the Women’s Physique division to ask if she would be so kind as to answer questions from our coaching clients and SuperSet Facebook Community about what it takes to not only compete, but excel as a female bodybuilder. Video available on our YouTube channel "SKULLBELLZTV" You can follow Nichole on Instagram @dr.choley6.npc Show notes: 00:00 Introduction & announcement of Skullbellz™ Coffee! 02:46 Dr. Jensen’s bio. 03:44 What compelled you to want to compete in the first place? 06:50 What was your mental process to get your "head in the game" and push through the obstacles when it got really hard? 09:49 How do I know what division to compete in within the NPC? 14:20 What are the best glute exercises to build and keep the booty especially if you are in a Caloric deficit? 17:39 What are your thoughts on Anavar and SARMS? 21:41 How often do you practice posing? 23:38 Did you go to posing classes or work with your coach on posing? 26:55 How did you manage nerves before going on state? What’s it like up there? 30:31 What did your peak weak protocol nutrition look like and how was it different than the rest of your pre? 40:22 How do you recover after a show? 43:39 Did you work out once a day up through your show or did you break up your training into 2-a-day's? 45:08 Were all of your workouts intense, or was there a time to scale back? 47:46 Have you had to deal with unsupportive friends/family that didn't understand the commitment and lifestyle entailed in contest prep? 49:25 Did you have any doubts you could attain the physique you had in your mind? 54:22 Did you have to scale back your professional work as a physician, re-prioritize your social life, or make any other sacrifices to win?
60 minutes | Jan 8, 2022
E71 – 5 Common Bulking Mistakes, and How to Avoid Them! (Q&A)
Colt’s teaching on how to lean bulk properly, while answering questions on the live broadcast recorded on January 5, 2022. Video available on our YouTube channel "SKULLBELLZTV" Book your free 15-minute phone consultation with Coach Colt: https://calendly.com/ssyl/meet-greet or text “coaching” to (206) 743-1346 All of the supplements I take: https://supersetyourlife.com/collections/supplements Show notes: 01:17 How do you beat sugar cravings after the holidays? 04:28 Why eating a meat-only diet is a great way to rapidly build muscle and lose fat at the same time. 05:11 How many extra Calories do you need to build muscle? 11:55 Can you build muscle while intermittent fasting? 15:17 Should you supplement protein powder and if so when? 23:23 How do I get a better butt? 32:05 Do we recommend supplementing electrolytes? 34:14 How much fat should an athlete consume on a bulk? 41:11 Can you explain the difference between Carnivore and Keto, and does this affect optimal workout training times? 46:23 Minimum effective dose: why it can be harmful to make gains too rapidly! 49:46 Why chains are an excellent tool for deadlifts. 53:18 The importance of giving yourself enough time to bulk. 54:00 The benefits of documenting your workouts and macros year-round.
43 minutes | Dec 31, 2021
E70 – Carnivore Cast Interview, with Scott Myslinski
The Carnivore Cast is the #1 rated podcast on the Carnivore Diet. Scott Myslinski, the host, interviews successful carnivores, top researchers, and citizen scientists discovering answers to common questions around athletics, long-term health, practicality, and lifestyles fueled by MEAT. This interview where Scott invited us to share our experience with the Carnivore Diet can be found on the Carnivore Cast Podcast on any audio podcast platform. Scott was kind enough to share the raw recording with us so we could publish the interview on our show as well. Show Notes: 00:50 About the Carnivore Cast Podcast – the #1 Carnivore Podcast. 03:13 Scott’s introduction of Colt and Taylor, SUPERSETYOURLIFE.COM, and Skullbellz™. 04:04 The Carnivore Diet and our fitness journey: how it all began. 09:41 Taylor’s back-to-back pregnancies, preeclampsia, and discovering the health benefits of a low-carb lifestyle to lose 50 pounds and dramatically improve her health. 11:30 Why Colt and Taylor both prefer a high protein approach over a ketogenic approach (though both are excellent options); strategies of when to eat fat and when to eat protein for optimal performance, digestion, and mental clarity. 14:55 Colt’s “mock bodybuilding peak week” on an all-meat, zero-carb diet, the results he experienced, and why it worked so well. 17:02 How and what Colt and Taylor feed their children. 22:02 Health and performance benefits of eating nothing but grass-fed steak every day; rapid body recomposition results we’ve experienced and teach our clients. 24:08 Why a high-protein Carnivore Diet approach combines the best of ketogenic and high-carb diets; it’s the best of both worlds. 29:09 Inspiration from the Keto Savage, Robert Sikes as a natural ketogenic bodybuilder, and other sources of knowledge and research concerning low-carb bodybuilding. 31:13 Blood glucose, cholesterol, and other side effects experienced from meat-based diets. 32:00 The mission, purpose, and vision of SUPERSETYOURLIFE.COM. 37:47 Business production and supply chain strategy for Skullbellz™ dumbbells, curl bars, and more for 2022 to self-fund the opening of the first Skullbellz™ Gym in 2023. 39:09 Plans to begin broadcasting a Bible study and eating disorder resources for athletes. 39:48 Integrating marriage, parenting, business, and living with a purpose; doing the best you can, with what you have.
34 minutes | Dec 24, 2021
E69 – Cory McKane, CEO of the First Collaborative Operating System for Health & Wellness Pro’s
Cory is the founder & CEO of WeStriveApp, the first Collaborative Operating System for all Health & Wellness Professionals. Cory started WeStrive in college and it’s now grown to be in incredible platform for the health and fitness industry and personal trainers worldwide. Video of the interview available on our YouTube channel "SKULLBELLZTV" https://www.westriveapp.com/ Cory’s IG: @cory.mf Show notes: 00:51 Skullbellz™ production update & announcements. 06:27 Cory’s bio and about WeStrive. 07:36 How it started: launching an app in college! 09:30 WeStrive plans and new features for 2022. 12:31 The reality of entrepreneurship: 6 years before he even took a paycheck! 16:33 Cory’s plan for WeStrive to become the ultimate all-in-one health and wellness app. 21:21 Sharing stories firing our first employees; leadership, dealing with people, and not taking ruined relationships personally. 22:48 How Cory stayed positive and grew his business through 5 years of feeling burnt out. 27:57 Why fitness entrepreneurs get out of shape when they go into business for themselves; staying motivated with our own goals and remembering why we’re in the health & wellness industry. 33:19 Where you can follow Cory and WeStrive!
29 minutes | Dec 18, 2021
E68 – Drew DeVry, Freedom Fitness Founder on Family Vision, Optimism, and Business Strategy
Drew deVry is a the founder of Freedom Fitness Gym in Seattle, WA. He is a physique and strong-man competitor, nutritionist, and co-founder of Voller Beach Volleyball Apparel. Drew can be found on IG at @drewdevry Website: www.freedomfitnessgym.com Show notes: 01:05 Mission Statement of a Hybrid Training Gym. 03:05 Drew’s bio. 05:08 The story behind the name “Freedom Fitness” and launching the gym. 06:39 Replacing a “WORK” mindset with a “PURPOSE” mindset; incorporating family into the vision. 11:22 How Drew overcame marketing challenges and struggles with lead generation when opening Freedom. 14:25 How Drew’s optimistic perspective kept his mind protected from fear, risk, and nay-sayers. 17:20 Advice to aspiring gym owners and fitness entrepreneurs. 20:19 Strategy and things to consider in finding a location to open a gym. 23:26 Applying the “rule of 80/20” concerning nutrition when entering the holiday season. 25:52 QUALITY over QUANTITY: The importance of prioritizing optimal nutrition over what’s on the nutrition label. 26:57 How Drew Supersets His Life!
45 minutes | Dec 16, 2021
E67 – The Shredded Acrobat on Discipline, Commitment, and Following Through
Watch the full video with footage of Todd's training on our YouTube channel "SKULLBELLZTV" Todd Rogers is a professional acrobatics teacher from Seattle, WA who recently completed our 12-Week Muscle Hypertrophy Transformation program where he gained 6.8 lbs of muscle and lost 17 lbs of fat to arrive at 3% body fat. In this episode we disclose all of the details about his meal plans, strength & hypertrophy training protocols, timing, macronutrient ratios, changes we made, and how he’s been maintaining his sub-5% body fat and is now making rapid muscle gains. We also fatherhood, living with purpose, and discipleship. You can follow Todd’s journey on Instagram @the_aerial_father Show notes: 00:31 Todd’s bio, how we met, and his recent aesthetics accomplishments. 02:38 Spending the last 10 years wasting money on supplements and training programs that don’t work. 06:45 The exact day when Todd’s sweet-cravings “disappeared out of nowhere.” 09:30 How we use strategically-timed refeeds to keep his metabolism and thyroid healthy. 11:31 Todd’s favorite poses and how to flex the back. 16:49 The importance of not blowing your diet once your goal is achieved and mindset around maintaining lean conditioning. 20:11 Blending all his food together because he was eating so much he was sick of chewing it!!! 21:00 Training with scoliosis. 22:55 Detailed breakdown of Todd’s goals we set, macronutrient ratios, and adjustment phases. 23:45 Fasted cardio, workout, & meal timing for body recomposition. 32:34 How Todd got into professional acrobatics. 38:01 How our spiritual life has enhanced our fitness pursuits. 43:08 Advice on prioritizing “dad-time,” no matter how busy you are.
80 minutes | Dec 13, 2021
E66 – Pastor David Robinson on IDENTITY, Part 2: Women
Video available on our YouTube channel "SKULLBELLZTV" David Robinson is the Teaching Pastor at Acts Church Northwest in Vancouver, WA. David went to George Fox University, Clark College, Thomas Jefferson School of Law, and Liberty University School of Law. David has his B.A in Philosophy from George Fox University and his J.D. from Liberty University School of Law. David has been an adjunct instructor with Liberty University’s graduate and undergraduate business program. David has practiced law in Washington state and Tennessee. David loves thinking, studying, teaching, and Washington Huskies Football. Occasionally, he strives for mediocrity in disc golf. David is passionate about his relationship with God, his relationship with his wife, Tiffany, and his family, friends, and Church. https://www.actschurchnw.org/ Powers, Todd. “The Mathematical Probability that Jesus is the Christ.” Empower International. 1 December 2015. https://empower.global/the-mathematical-probability-that-jesus-is-the-christ/ Show notes: 00:49 Introduction to Identity Part 2 of 2. 01:41 Taylor’s thoughts on how valuable YOU are as a woman. 03:45 Recap of Daniel’s messianic prophecy covered in E65 05:20 Probability of prophetic fulfillment: A mathematical study at Westmont College sheds light on the probability of whether or not the Bible is true. 10:59 Why you are here for a reason and why the belief we are here by accident is destroying our world. 13:55 IDENTITY: Pastor David’s sermon intro & opening prayer. 19:55 How women are different than men. 27:22 The root cause of disease, sin, rebellion, and brokenness. 35:14 How the world is unfairly biased towards men. 39:59 Suffering women experience due to lies of the world concerning their worth. 47:02 How men can help women understand how valuable they are. 55:50 Sexual sin. 1:04:30 “Looking good” vs. “Being good.” 1:10:09 Exhortation and encouragement to respect your husband and live in righteousness; men’s calling to love their wives and live responsibly.
77 minutes | Nov 29, 2021
E65 – Pastor David Robinson on IDENTITY, Part 1: Men
David Robinson is the Teaching Pastor at Acts Church Northwest in Vancouver, WA. David went to George Fox University, Clark College, Thomas Jefferson School of Law, and Liberty University School of Law. David has his B.A in Philosophy from George Fox University and his J.D. from Liberty University School of Law. David has been an adjunct instructor with Liberty University's graduate and undergraduate business program. David has practiced law in Washington state and Tennessee. David loves thinking, studying, teaching, and Washington Huskies Football. Occasionally, he strives for mediocrity in disc golf. David is passionate about his relationship with God, his relationship with his wife, Tiffany, and his family, friends, and Church. https://www.actschurchnw.org/ Bible referenced: https://www.christianbook.com/esv-inductive-bible-milano-softone-green/9780736957212/pd/957212?utm_source=google&kw=29060447292&mt=b&dv=c&event=PPCSRC&p=1186432&gclid=Cj0KCQiAy4eNBhCaARIsAFDVtI3th49mvg4BFcc1-vXHZI_xIv1-zNMkE4bHQ_zCrjwAnw_OxHW4u-IaAgE2EALw_wcB All of Colt & Taylor’s scripture quotations are from the ESV Bible translation. All of Pastor David Robinson’s scripture quotations are from the NKJV Bible translation. Bible commentary referenced: https://enduringword.com/bible-commentary/ David Guzik’s commentary on the Book of Daniel: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-book-of-daniel-enduring-word-media-server/id1412157522 https://chuckmissler.com/ Book citing the quotations of Sir Isaac Newton and Sir G. C. Lewis: The Coming Prince, by Sir Robert Anderson. Anderson, Sir Robert. The Coming Prince. Published by Pantianos Classics. © 1984. p. 61. Smith’s Bib. Dict., III., © 1726, “Week.” Greek and Latin phlosophers too have knowledge of ‘weeks of years.’ – PUSEY, Daniel, p.167. Encyc. Brit. (6th ed.), title “Chronology.” See also Smith’s Bib. Dict., title “Chronology,” p.314. Show notes: 00:41 Introduction to the 2-part “Identity” series; why are we focusing on spirituality for these two episodes? 03:10 What makes Taylor a beautiful woman. 04:59 Statement of our faith and its purpose in our businesses and podcast. 07:38 Reliability of ancient Biblical scriptures; suggestions on how to read and understand this book. 12:31 Where to start: suggestions on which of the four gospel accounts to begin studying. 16:06 What is prophecy? 16:50 Apologetics: Daniel’s 70 Weeks and the controversial authorship of Daniel. 28:11 Summary of Daniel’s 70-Week Prophecy and introduction for Pastor David. 29:30 IDENTITY: Pastor David’s sermon intro & opening prayer. 38:45 How men and women deal differently with the issue of “image.” 44:33 “Working your way up the ladder.” How does this “ladder” work? Is this how God sees your position? 47:21 Worth & Status: The main anxieties of men. 52:55 How the church has misrepresented God’s purpose for mankind. 57:21 Man’s natural tendency to abuse authority and harm others. 58:00 You are IMPORTANT. You are VALUABLE. 59:35 Sober & righteous thinking of who you are. 1:02:51 Jesus’ call to serve, love, and lift others up. 1:12:44 Service, humility, and love.
38 minutes | Nov 20, 2021
E64 - 3 Tips to Stay on Track this Holiday Season
Colt & Taylor share 3 practical tips you can use to enjoy the holidays without setting back your health and fitness goals. Audio available on Anchor, Breaker, Google Podcasts, Apple Podcasts, Overcast, Pocket Casts, RadioPublic, Spotify, Stitcher, iHeart Radio. Video available on our YouTube channel "SkullbellzTV" Book your free 15-minute phone consultation with Coach Colt: https://calendly.com/ssyl/meet-greet or text “coaching” to (206) 743-1346 Our New Premium Bodybuilding Supplement Store: https://supersetyourlife.com/collections/supplements To custom order your own skull cable attachment, any color you like: https://supersetyourlife.com/products/rope-cable-attachment-extra-long Show notes: 00:00 The focus of "the holiday season." 01:00 Introduction & about us. 07:13 New supplement announcements. 13:37 TIP #1 - FAMILY TIME. 19:44 TIP #2 - ENJOYING MEALS. 27:49 TIP #3 - WORKOUTS. 36:02 Final thoughts on long-term health and sustainability.
40 minutes | Nov 15, 2021
E63 - Dani Conway, 15-Year Carnivore on Long-Term Health, Hormones, and Digestion
Dani Conway is a 15 year carnivore/keto veteran! She is a nutritionist who specializes in helping people optimize their hormones, increase their gut health, fat loss and much more through a meat based diet. She successfully helped heal her body with a carnivore diet approach from hormonal issues, digestive issues, mental health, and more. Watch the interview on our "SKULLBELLZTV" YouTube Channel: https://supersetyourlife.com/blogs/podcast/e63-dani-conway-15-year-carnivore-on-long-term-health-hormones-and-digestion About Dani: Holistic Nutrition Adv. Metabolic Typing Advisor Kalish Method Functional Med. Practitioner Functional Diagnostic Nutrition Practitioner Midlife Mastery Hormone Practitioner (IP) Ketogenic Nutrition & Metabolic Protocols Performance Nutrition for Equestrian Athletes Call/ text: 619-972-8277 Web: www.NutritiontheNaturalWay.com Email: email@example.com Connect with Dani on Social!! FB: @NutritiontheNaturalWay IG: @Carnivore.Keto.Fitness MEDICAL DISCLAIMER We’re not doctors. I (Colt) am an athlete and a comedian, so on our show you will find entertainment and motivation. Therefore please do not take what we say to be medical advice. You know how it goes—if you wish to implement any tactics we discuss, please consult your doctor, as we are not responsible for any outcomes you may encounter from using what you hear on our show. Show notes: 02:10 Introduction & announcements. 05:09 Bio, Dani’s story, and ways to get in touch with Dani. 09:11 How your visual appearance physiologically affects hormones; becoming comfortable in your own skin. 10:19 Breast implant illnesses: digestive issues, hypothyroidism, and autoimmunity; treating these symptoms with the carnivore diet. 16:21 Question #1 - Kari Montes (Wenatchee, WA) Has the carnivore diet improved or harmed your digestive health? 17:17 Question #2 – Colt & Taylor Milton (Vancouver, WA) Can the carnivore diet improve leaky gut syndrome? 20:00 Question #3 – Laurie Roy (Vancouver, WA) Have you experienced, either personally or with clients, hormonal advantages concerning menopause on a meat based / ketogenic diet? 21:20 Experience in building muscle without carbs. 22:11 Question #4 – Jonathan Steadman (Hamburg, AR) I have a friend that has gout and he has a problem eating pork. Would the carnivore diet still be worth a shot? 23:15 Question #5 – Ossama Hyder (Renton, WA) All this meat really runs up the grocery bill! Do you have any tips/suggestions for a sustainable, realistic approach to budgeting this diet? 24:23 Thoughts on consuming when and how to include plants on a meat-based diet; plant cycling and eating seasonally. 27:27 Why it is still important to track macros. 32:41 Question #6 – Steve Fleiszer (Wolfville, NS) What is your opinion on paleo vs carnivore, and what are your thoughts on including healthy carb sources in moderation? 34:30 Question #7 – Dana Mullen (Bridgeport, OH) Can chronically eating low-carb trigger hair loss in women?
41 minutes | Nov 6, 2021
E62 - Carnivore Contest Prep Practice Peak Week
Surprising results from my experimental all-meat peak-week contest prep protocol. Book your free 15-minute phone consultation with Coach Colt: https://calendly.com/ssyl/meet-greet or text “coaching” to (206) 743-1346 Dope background music by WALKER MUSIC: https://www.youtube.com/user/ShaunWhiteFan123 Show notes: 00:00 Contest Prep 101: What is a "peak week?" 08:32 Why the Carnivore Diet works so well for building muscle year-round while staying lean. 12:51 Why one size doesn't fit all and the Carnivore Diet may not be the best option for you. 13:04 Mickey Kohscheen's muscle-building and fat-loss results after 5 weeks of eating nothing but steak every day. 20:57 Backstory to this season's cut: Skullbellz production updates, new barbells, and more. 22:25 James 4:13-15: Man's goals vs. God's will; how we found peace and perspective in the midst of unfortunate business setbacks. 30:08 Carnivore contest prep with a switch to Keto for the home stretch. 31:31 Peak week macronutrient and water manipulation. 34:34 Supplement overview. 39:07 "Show day!"
35 minutes | Oct 30, 2021
E61 - Talia Major, SUPER-MOM on Eliminating Excuses, Burning Fat and Building Muscle at Home on Keto!
Talia Major is a SUPER-MOM, wife, entrepreneur, and now a close friend from Vancouver, BC having recently completed our 12-Week Hypertrophy Transformation™ Program using a meat-based ketogenic diet approach and bodybuilding-style home weight training (no gym) in which together we built lean muscle, burned 13+ lbs of fat, and equipped her with the tools and habits to continue her aesthetic journey and lead her family by example. We celebrate her success and discuss the many challenges she overcame which we pray will be an inspiration to other parents who need hope that they too can transform their bodies and implement sustainable habits to make health and exercise a non-negotiable way of life. To see Talia's transformation results and the workout program we go over towards the end, you can watch this episode on our YouTube channel "SKULLBELLZTV." Book your free 15-minute phone consultation with Coach Colt: https://calendly.com/ssyl/meet-greet or text “coaching” to (206) 743-1346. Also available on Anchor, Breaker, Google Podcasts, Apple Podcasts, Overcast, Pocket Casts, RadioPublic, Spotify, Stitcher, iHeart Radio. Show notes: 06:25 Talia's bio and accomplishments her 12-Week Transformation Program. 07:34 The value of turning a PROGRAM into a LIFESTYLE. 11:16 How a supportive & encouraging community enabled Talia to stick to her commitments. 12:54 Using your competitive nature to fuel progressive overload from workout to workout. 14:15 How the 21-Rep Method can help you break through plateaus in your usual workout exercises! 17:49 Why keto coffee is such a great pre-workout on the ketogenic diet; the dangers of intermittent fasting. 21:41 Encouragement to other moms whose lives are unpredictable, demanding, and require constant flexibility! 25:19 Why effective workouts don't have to last 1-2 hours--how much can be accomplished in 30 minutes?? 30:03 Intuitive eating on the ketogenic diet for aesthetic and health goals. 31:05 SURPRISE free workout :D (Gym workout can be seen on the video).
30 minutes | Oct 23, 2021
E60 - Nate Ensor, BodyBuilding Champ on How Running Affects Leg Muscularity, Body Dysmorphia, and Eating Disorders
Nathan Ensor-Aduddell, 3-TIME OVERALL bodybuilding champion and recent WINNER of the overall at the NPC Northern Classic is back for round 2! If you haven't listened to it yet, check out Episode 58 which we recorded fresh out of his victory. Nate is sponsored by Tennessee Pre supplements. You can follow Nate on IG @fitbeast253. Watch the video of this podcast on our YouTube Channel "SKULLBELLZ TV." Audio available on Anchor, Breaker, Google Podcasts, Apple Podcasts, Overcast, Pocket Casts, RadioPublic, Spotify, Stitcher, iHeart Radio. Show notes: 03:18 Starting as an all-natural bodybuilder and competing in the NANBF. 08:05 Taking a break from bodybuilding in 2017 to run half-marathons, catabolic effects of running, and re-building leg mass to come back into bodybuilding. 09:39 The over-exaggeration of Calories that are actually burned when training weights. 12:18 The anabolic effects of running on the calves. 14:02 Nates review of the Skullbellz Deltoid Desolator cable attachment and Metabolic Nutrition TRI-PEP Branch Chain Amino Acids (both available on our website) https://supersetyourlife.com/products/tri-pep-branch-chain-amino-acid 19:01 Both of our experiences dealing with eating disorders. 22:24 Body dysmorphia: thoughts on avoiding this while excelling in bodybuilding. 25:11 How Nate trains and eats intuitively more than following a strict, scientific regimen. 29:05 Nate's upcoming competition plans!
68 minutes | Oct 16, 2021
E59 - Lawrence "The Hero" Espinoza on Taking 2nd Place at His First Bodybuilding Competition!
Lawrence Espinoza is a new SuperSet client as of 2021 having recently taken SECOND PLACE in Men’s Bodybuilding Novice and Classic Physique Novice at the NPC Northern Classic in Federal Way, WA. On this episode we recap his show prep and share the whole story! Video available on our YouTube channel: SKULLBELLZTV Lawrence can be found on Facebook and Instagram @lawrence.m.espinoza. Book your free 15-minute phone consultation with Coach Colt: https://calendly.com/ssyl/meet-greet or text "compete" (206) 743-1346 Dope background music by WALKER MUSIC: https://www.youtube.com/user/ShaunWhiteFan123 To purchase skull cable attachment: https://supersetyourlife.com/products/rope-cable-attachment-extra-long Show notes: 00:00 The importance of knowing your "why." 00:40 Introduction & announcements. 05:34 Biography of "The Hero." 06:27 Results and feelings surrounding Lawrence's first show. 10:50 The example Lawrence has set for our team and myself; a rising tide raises all ships! 13:20 The progression of Lawrence's physique from June 2021 to September 2021. 16:10 Bodybuilding is like a "chisel" and a "hammer." Carrying a "little extra weight" is an ADVANTAGE if you're a beginner! 22:01 How to nail down your most efficient fuel source and keep your diet clean and simple; beating cravings for foods that don't serve your health and fitness goals. 25:05 The value of FATS in any diet. 30:23 Using Facebook Live to get Lawrence used to posing in front of people and getting comfortable before getting on the stage. 38:49 Advice from Tanji Johnson and the rest of the judges around the importance of an improvement season before the two of us step on stage next to be more competitive. 52:05 Strategically using refeeds to optimize your metabolism and your thyroid. 1:03:16 Advice to new competitors.
34 minutes | Oct 9, 2021
E58 - Nate Ensor, 3-Time Overall NPC Bodybuilding Champ on Prepping through COVID and Turning His Life Around with Fitness!
Nathan Ensor-Aduddell is a 3-TIME OVERALL bodybuilding champion having, at the time of this recording, won the mid-heavyweight and overall at the NPC Northern Classic ONE WEEK AGO where he and I met and got to know each other back stage. Nate is sponsored by Tennessee Pre supplements. You can follow Nate on IG @fitbeast253. Audio available on Anchor, Breaker, Google Podcasts, Apple Podcasts, Overcast, Pocket Casts, RadioPublic, Spotify, Stitcher, iHeart Radio. Show notes: 00:25 What the SUPERSETYOURLIFE.COM Podcast is all about. 05:24 SuperSet team announcements. 07:02 Nate's bio and life immediately following the show! 11:25 Making a decision to turn his life around from drugs & alcohol into health & fitness. 13:31 Backstage at NPC regional shows: What bodybuilding should be. 18:50 Show-prepping while dealing with having COVID! 25:22 Keeping size, cutting to extreme conditioning and keeping going! 31:28 Advice to athletes considering competing in a bodybuilding competition. "If you're gonna do a show, DO A SHOW! Don't talk about doing a show." --N. Ensor Book your free 15-minute phone consultation with Coach Colt: https://calendly.com/ssyl/meet-greet Dope background music by WALKER MUSIC: https://www.youtube.com/user/ShaunWhiteFan123 To purchase skull cable attachment: https://supersetyourlife.com/products/rope-cable-attachment-extra-long
93 minutes | Oct 2, 2021
E57 - Manny Singh, Vegetarian Natural Bodybuilder
Manny Singh Pawa is a natural bodybuilder that I myself competed against in summer 2018 in Fresno, CA. He's been a supportive Skullbellz customer and very-much-appreciated referral source for other Skullbellz sales. Instagram: @supaahmanny YouTube: "Manny Singh Fitness" 02:31 Experiences of having competed in both NPC (non-drug tested) and INBF (drug-tested) shows and how they are different. 04:33 The importance of symmetry in bodybuilding aesthetics. 12:22 Some aspects of bodybuilding just can't be explained by science! 14:40 Bogus supplements we've both tried! 23:39 Learning how to pose like Arnold and the great bodybuilders of the Golden Era. 31:33 Living in the fine line between training hard enough to stimulate growth while allowing for recovery so growth can actually happen. 38:40 Why you don't need a Calorie surplus to build muscle. 43:49 Manny's strength training system. 59:25 Manny's macros and how he consumes adequate protein on a plant-based diet. 1:26:03 Refeeding and rewarding the hard work of training and dieting with weekly pizza & donuts!
49 minutes | Sep 25, 2021
E56 - 7 Ways You’re WASTING MONEY (!) on Your Fitness Goals…and How to Fix It!
Show notes: 01:40 WASTE #1: Supplements that DO NOT WORK! (And which ones actually do). 03:27 B.S. “natural testosterone boosters.” 05:00 Myostatin inhibitors for muscle gains—do they work??? 07:17 Laxogenin: plant based anabolic??? 08:59 TRT (testosterone replacement therapy) vs. “natural plant-based testosterone boosters” cost analysis. 09:57 WASTE #2: Your diet is TOO COMPLICATED! 13:03 The Sweet Potato Diet, by Michael Morelli. 8 sweet potato recipes I used up through all my last contest preps including sweet potato birthday cake! 16:18 WASTE #3: Gimmicky protein bars and energy drinks. 20:04 Client highlight: Todd Rogers and how he re-arranged his budget to make prioritize proper nutrition, supplements, and coaching to build muscle and burn fat consecutively for 6 weeks and counting. 21:29 Why you don’t need a Calorie surplus to build muscle. 22:46 WASTE #4: Cheap workouts and meal plans. 24:20 WASTE #5: Inconsistency. 27:07 Taylor’s big decision to regain her health after two C-sections and how she stuck with it. 29:03 WASTE #6: Unnecessarily over-using the gym. 31:01 Ideas of hypertrophy training that can be done outside the gym. 34:13 WASTE #7: Unnecessary gym equipment. 35:05 FIVE (5) useful tools that are a wise investment as you advance in bodybuilding training. 42:21 SOLUTION #1: Coach a friend! 43:22 SOLUTION #2: Ideas to reduce unnecessary spending. 44:16 SOLUTION #3: Negotiating/trading services with people you do business with. 46:19 SOLUTION #4: Ideas of how to make additional money on the side of your job. 47:15 SOLUTION #5: Optimizing effective supplement and grocery spending. Book your free 15-minute phone consultation with Coach Colt: https://calendly.com/ssyl/meet-greet Dope background music by WALKER MUSIC: https://www.youtube.com/user/ShaunWhiteFan123 To purchase skull cable attachment: https://supersetyourlife.com/products/rope-cable-attachment-extra-long https://supersetyourlife.com/collections/supplements
79 minutes | Sep 18, 2021
E55 – Steve Fleiszer, Space Creatorz Co-Founder on SEO, Email Marketing, YouTube, and #Dadlife!
Video can be seen on YouTube. Steve Fleiszer is the co-founder of Space Creatorz, a digital marketing agency based in Nova Scotia, Canada, dedicated to "creating space" for business owners so they can focus on their areas of expertise and outsource their marketing to those who specialize in it. Space Creatorz - A Digital Marketing Agency IG: @stephenfleiszer To purchase skull cable attachment: https://supersetyourlife.com/products/rope-cable-attachment-extra-long Dope background music by WALKER MUSIC: https://www.youtube.com/user/ShaunWhiteFan123 Resources mentioned: https://dynamicduotraining.com/about-us/ Chris & Eric Martinez's fitness professional coaching and podcast Book The One Thing, by Gary Keller & Jay Papasan Show Notes: 01:10 Space Creatorz: Creating space for business owners; Steve’s bio and how we met. 03:55 Exciting Skullbellz™ announcements. 09:22 Why Steve started Space Creatorz. 15:30 Structure, priorities, and routine as a business owner to prioritize family over work. 21:44 How Steve makes his wife and his son his #1 priority, and how it actually serves his business BETTER. 24:04 Comparing the value of “book knowledge” and mentorship in business and in bodybuilding. 25:08 Sharing experiences and advice on owning and running a business together with your spouse; how to maximize your unique differences to compliment each other while being unified on the same core values and company vision. 32:09 GOOGLE SEO (Search Engine Optimization) 101: Is it important? Where does a beginner start? 44:21 All about EMAIL MARKETING. 1:08:42 Advice to BEGINNER YOUTUBERS wanting to start MOTIVATIONAL YouTube channels.
73 minutes | Sep 11, 2021
E54 - The Perfect Example of How to Abuse Your Strength (The Story of Samson, Judges 13-16)
Colt walks verse by verse through Judges 13-16, that is, the account of Samson, and uncovers lessons that are applicable to coaches, athletes, and parents. Samson is known for his legendary superhuman strength which he abused for his own selfish desires, however, he was a man of faith and God ultimately used him to begin to deliver Israel from their ruthless enemies, the Philistines. Show notes: 00:52 Being authentic about our faith and ministry in the world of fitness and bodybuilding. 02:12 Going to the gym for the right reasons. 05:49 Analogy comparing success books to nutrition strategies. 10:22 DISCLAIMER: Don’t listen to what Colt says! (2 Tim. 3:16-17; 4:1-5) 13:00 Beginning a verse-by-verse exposition of Judges chapters 13 through 16, telling the story of Samson. 13:54 The “Angel of the Lord” theological debate and how it is similar to the “LISS / HIIT Cardio” fat loss debate. 17:40 Why I do not ever recommend HIIT cardio in my workout programs for any of our athletes. 23:46 Dad lesson! How Manoah led his family by example by asking God what His plans were for their son Samson. 26:51 How the outside perspective on Manoah’s wife helped him see the big picture, and how we can apply this as coaches and athletes today. 28:48 The source of Samson’s superhuman strength. 30:07 The Bible as a moral basis for gender equality. 37:57 Ethics and historical context concerning warfare in the 11th Century BC. 43:33 Why it is wrong to use our strength to seek revenge. 49:44 Showing off vs. inspiring others. 51:35 The art and sport of posing in bodybuilding; why do we pose and flex at the gym??? 54:20 Samson’s drama and lustful temptation with Delila. 1:02:46 Samson’s impressive grand total death count of 4000-6000 personal kills! 1:05:03 Summary of the lessons we can learn from Samson’s “example.” 1:06:22 Five reasons we know for sure the account of Samson is a real story that actually happened to a real person. SOURCES: All scripture is quoted and read from The ESV Study Bible, English Standard Version® (ESV®) Ancient city of Timnah: 1. The ESV Study Bible, English Standard Version® (ESV®) study notes p.462, ©2001. 2. Wikipedia. “Timnah.” 2021. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Timnah 2021. Speculation of Samson’s motives in hauling off the gates of Gaza. The Jeremiah Study Bible. © 2013 by David Jeremiah, Inc. Published by Worthy Publishing, a division of Worthy Media, Inc. p.335. Samson’s death & killing of approx. 3000 Phillistines: Josephus: The Essential Writings, translated and edited by Paul L. Maier. © 1988 by Kregel Publications. “Samson and Samuel.” p. 97. Samson’s seal: Watch Jerusalem: Analyzing the Past, Present and Future. “The ‘Samson’ Seal.” Eames, Christopher. August 12, 2019. https://watchjerusalem.co.il/702-the-samson-seal Egyptian manuscripts confirming wars among nations in the Book of Judges. The ESV Study Bible, English Standard Version® (ESV®) study notes p.434, ©2001. Howard, David M. Jr., Ph. D. University of Michigan; Ritmeyer, Leen, Ph. D., Ritmeyer Archeological Design, University of Manchester. Archeological evidence confirming 11th century BC warfare between Israel & Phillistines: Watch Jerusalem: Analyzing the Past, Present and Future. “The ‘Samson’ Seal.” Eames, Christopher. August 12, 2019. Dope background music by WALKER MUSIC: https://www.youtube.com/user/ShaunWhiteFan123
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