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54 minutes | Dec 15, 2017
Up/Lifted #23 - Dana McPherson
EPISODE 23: For the final show of the year, we bring Dana McPherson -- a Pasadena/Los Angeles based personal trainer who is from Detroit. Her life's story is one unlike most, one that has brought her many admonitions and lessons. Check out the podcast and please support us by subscribing to the show. We'll be back (hopefully) in May 2018! Thank you to all the loyal listeners. GUEST LINKS: Check out Dana's personal training work at www.McPhersonFit.com. Instagram @Mcphersonfit. SUBSCRIBE: Rate & Subscribe this show on iTunes, Google Play Music, and Stitcher Radio. Find more on Instagram (@agragossian), Facebook & Twitter (@upliftedpodcast), and the YouTube channel (www.youtube.com/ArinTV).
48 minutes | Dec 7, 2017
Up/Lifted #22 - Rachel Francine
EPISODE 22: Rachel Francine, co-founder of a startup called SingFit, allows Up/Lifted to their headquarters in Downtown Los Angeles to talk about how SingFit turns music into medicine for seniors all over the country. Check out how this revolutionary (and priceless one can argue) service changes the lives of many in assisted living homes. The first 3 minutes of this podcast contains the track "When The Saints Go Marching In" by Louis Armstrong. The track is embedded with a lyric coach and is material provided by SingFit. GUEST LINKS: Learn more about SingFit by visiting www.SingFit.com or email them at firstname.lastname@example.org. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SingFit-225624990782421. YouTube @SingFit (they've got some wonderful clips with seniors singing along). SUBSCRIBE: Rate & Subscribe this show on iTunes, Google Play Music, and Stitcher Radio. Find more on Instagram (@arinuplifted), Facebook & Twitter (@upliftedpodcast), and the YouTube channel (www.youtube.com/ArinTV).
56 minutes | Nov 7, 2017
Up/Lifted #21 - Brady Poppinga
EPISODE 21: What happens when a star BYU football athlete and super bowl champion with the Green Bay Packers turned celebrated Fox Deportes broadcaster, motivational speaker, author, and fitness equipment inventor joins the Up/Lifted Podcast? Listen to Brady Poppinga discuss football, broadcasting, living in LA, and inventing a clever piece of fitness equipment. SKIP TO: Coming to Los Angeles (2:00). BYU college days, Utah, football (5:00). Linebacker position shop-talk (8:00). Draft day (9:55). Playing for the Green Bay Packers (12:00). Sick of talking about football? (13:20). House of Cards, Stranger Things, movie industry (14:00). Aaron Rogers, winning the Super Bowl (15:55). Multiple positions in high-school, young athletes (18:00). Family, children, nitro-twins (20:30). How did you know the end was near? (21:10). Life after football, business ventures, fitness equipment, broadcasting, writing a book (23:00). The XPT Machine (25:00). Bad spotters, weight-room accidents (26:00). Broadcasting, missionary in Uruguay, learning Spanish, Fox Deportes (28:00). Carbs and starches, dieting, #1 cause of death is diabetes (32:00). Kids playing football (35:10). Football and CTE (36:00). New NFL concussion protocol, PR move (39:15). Freak injuries in sports and modern medicine (41:10). Intro to broadcasting, early days with "Breakfast With The Boys" show (43:20). Book: True Spirit of Competition, motivational speaking, audiobooks/Audible (46:00). Trophies for all kids, even the losers (53:30). GUEST LINKS: Find Brady on Twitter @BradyPoppinga. Listen to Brady on Fox Deportes www.foxdeportes.com. Check out Brady's fitness equipment at www.TheXPT.com SUBSCRIBE: Rate & Subscribe this show on iTunes, Google Play Music, and Stitcher Radio. Find more on Instagram (@arinuplifted), Facebook & Twitter (@upliftedpodcast), and the YouTube channel (www.youtube.com/ArinTV).
63 minutes | Oct 24, 2017
Up/Lifted #20 - Adam Gertler
EPISODE 20: Adam Gertler, formerly from The Food Network and FX Movie Download, stops by to talk about some killer sausages and hot dogs they make over at Dog Haus. We discuss the makings that go into some good food, spicy food experiences, hosting food shows across the country for The Food Network, pop culture/acting, politics/Donald Trump, and all things comic film. SKIP TO: Breakfast sandwiches, sausages (2:20). The Wurstmacher/Dog Haus (3:40). Making a great sausage (6:40). Puns in naming the sausages (9:15). Big Lebowski, Cohen Brothers (10:25). The bread + spicy food adventures (14:30). Potential book Eat Big Look Good + fresno chili peppers, more spice talk, hosting shows on The Food Network (21:05). Texas BBQ, links (22:30). Traveling as a host, candy factories, Jelly Belly (23:50). Food hosts Bourdain, Richman (25:55). Dinosaur BBQ, The Smoked Joint, living in Philadelphia (29:20). Reality show, taping on The Food Network (33:00). Jay Leno/The Tonight Show (36:40). Hosting shows, reinventing in Los Angeles, pop culture, FX Movie Download (38:00). Jose Andres in Puerto Rico after hurricane (42:30). Donald Trump insanity and outrage, elections, the echo chamber (43:00). Harvey Weinstien, the casting couch, sexual predator house of cards (46:00). Seth McFarlane, how to talk to women (47:50). DC Movie News on The Popcorn Network, comics, DC versus Marvel, female leads in action/comic film (52:00). Bikram hot yoga sexual harassment, power tripping (56:00). GUEST LINKS: Find Adam on Twitter @AdamGertler. DC Movie News podcast @DCMoviesSK and on iTunes by searching DC Movie News. Visit Dog Haus restaurants at www.DogHaus.com. SUBSCRIBE: Rate & Subscribe this show on iTunes, Google Play Music, and Stitcher Radio. Find more on Instagram (@arinuplifted), Facebook & Twitter (@upliftedpodcast), and the YouTube channel (www.youtube.com/ArinTV).
68 minutes | Oct 16, 2017
Up/Lifted #19 - Phillip Kremer
EPISODE 19: About one and half months ago, Up/Lifted sat down for an online interview with digital artist Phillip Kremer from his home in Houston, TX just about a week after the devastating hurricane that caused tremendous flooding. Phillip was okay, but his story continues. Find out why an NPR investigative journalist had to dig deep to understand why Phillip was banned from social media. Find out how celebrities like John Mayer turned out to support Phillip. Free speech under attack? These stories and more on show 19 with Phillip Kremer. SEGMENTS: The show is chopped into 11-mini segments each with its own slightly different topic, although some segments are chronological order. Segment 1 (2:10). Segment 2 (6:15). Segment 3 (10:50). Segment 4 (18:20). Segment 5 (23:15). Segment 6 (30:00). Segment 7 (36:50). Segment 8 (40:00). Segment 9 (42:50). Segment 10 (50:10). Segment 11 (1:02:10). GUEST LINKS: Support Phillip & his work on Instagram and on his website @phillip.kremer and phillipkremer.bigcartel.com SUBSCRIBE: Rate & Subscribe this show on iTunes, Google Play Music, and Stitcher Radio. Find more on Instagram (@arinuplifted), Facebook & Twitter (@upliftedpodcast), and the YouTube channel (www.youtube.com/ArinTV).
60 minutes | Oct 14, 2017
Up/Lifted #18 - Ara Zakarian (Glendale Fire)
EPISODE 18: On Up/Lifted this week, Ara Zakarian from the Glendale Fire Department explains to us the rigors and pleasures of being a firefighter. We dive into talking about the devastating wildfires in northern California. As of mid-October 2017, we have 35 fatalities, over 2,500 homes lost or damaged, and between 90,000-250,000 acres burned (depending on what you're counting and which source). SKIP TO: The journey to become a firefighter (2:30). Hiring process/testing (6:00). Logistics/size of department, truck vs engine (23:00). Hospital waiting room/ER (28:00). Challenges of the probationary period (30:00). Jaws of life/operation tools, aerial ladder testing (32:50). Color of fire trucks/engines (36:30). The differentiating firefighting companies/departments (38:30). Age of firefighters, average career span, hiring a 42 year old (41:00). Cutting public funding, response time, Pasadena brownout of fire company (43:30). Las Vegas shooting & first responders (46:20). Recovery, sleep patterns, family & raising children (48:50). Wildfires, wind/humidity, La Tuna Canyon fire, Northern California historic wildfires (49:50). Strike team crews (54:00). GUEST LINKS: Please support your local fire department. For Glendale Fire visit http://www.glendaleca.gov/government/departments/fire-department. For social media @glendalefirefighters and @verdugofireacademy. SUBSCRIBE: Rate & Subscribe this show on iTunes, Google Play Music, and Stitcher Radio. Find more on Instagram (@arinuplifted), Facebook & Twitter (@upliftedpodcast), and the YouTube channel (www.youtube.com/ArinTV).
40 minutes | Sep 26, 2017
Up/Lifted #17 - Gregory Alvarado
EPISODE 17: Hey, did you know Gregory Alvarado repairs and maintains a lot of the public transport buses you see in Santa Monica, CA and a bunch of fire trucks for the Los Angeles Fire Department? But he also has a passion for adventure. Greg surfs, climbs, bikes, and is on a mission to transform his well-being and health. Check out Greg's story here. SKIP TO: Life as a diesel mechanic (2:00). Surfing in the morning, cold Pacific waters (6:00). Fire truck repairs, preventative maintenance (10:00). Cost of fire trucks and buses (12:00). Physical fitness transformation, yoga, exercise (14:00). Organic foods (19:30). Juicy fruits, Avatar movie, organic potatoes on YouTube (21:30). Surf stories: Drowning, spotting a great white shark, dolphins (26:50). GoPro, underwater action cams (30:50). Arin's bicycle fall incident (33:30). Freestyle biking/BMX (34:30). The joys of surfing/surfer's high (36:40). Yosemite, hike/camp (37:30). SUBSCRIBE: Rate & Subscribe this show on iTunes, Google Play Music, and Stitcher Radio. Find more on Instagram (@arinuplifted), Facebook & Twitter (@upliftedpodcast), and the YouTube channel (ArinTV).
82 minutes | Sep 23, 2017
Up/Lifted #16 - Michael Holland
EPISODE 16: Guest Michael Holland is a 16-year Los Angeles city archivist. He is a gatekeeper of sorts housing hundreds of thousands of documents, boxes, multimedia, and unknown treasure troves of valuable or not-so-valuable information. We discuss the challenges of archival work, some cold case police files, the urban landscape/agriculture, and other gems in Los Angeles culture. SKIP TO: Challenges of the job, fascinating documents (1:45). Government records, digital conversion (5:45). LAPD records, cold-case files (10:10). Stereotypical police detectives, Bosch TV-show (14:25). Rick Jackson's cold-case police story (16:00). Archiving 1992 LA city riots, documentary on Showtime, History, & A&E (21:30). Problems in archiving, VHS-repair (30:25). Irrational faith in Google, can't find everything on Google (34:00). Earthquakes, housing documents safely (37:00). Neighborhood talk, Altadena history (44:30). Urban water, agriculture, wine-making (47:00). Craftsman movement in Pasadena, CA/narrow streets and motor court housing (51:25). Fire trucks in narrow streets/Silverlake (54:30). Repair Cafe project, recycling, donation (56:20). Raising chickens in Altadena, backyard farming (1:02:00). Car-less in Los Angeles, public transport, Lyft (1:10:00). Having flexibility & patience in Los Angeles (1:14:30). Amazon, apps, the gig-style economy (1:17:30). Socialization, drive-thru fast-food menu (1:19:20). GUEST LINKS: LA City Archives is open to the public - http://clerk.lacity.org/city-archives-and-records-center. Repair Cafe Pasadena Facebook page - https://www.facebook.com/RepairCafe. SUBSCRIBE: Rate & Subscribe this show on iTunes, Google Play Music, and Stitcher Radio. Find more on Instagram (@arinuplifted), Facebook & Twitter (@upliftedpodcast), and the YouTube channel (ArinTV).
59 minutes | Sep 15, 2017
Up/Lifted #15 - Aaron Zober
EPISODE 15: The Appropriate Omnivore sits behind the microphone this week. Aaron Zober -- documentary filmmaker, fellow podcaster, blogger, and food aficionado -- discusses the flawed arguments that favor vegan diets. Aaron is on a mission to show us real honest, grassfed, humanely raised animals are not to be vilified, but instead used for our nutritional wellbeing. As a natural food and ingredient writer, Aaron talks about the harmony needed in balancing all food groups in daily life and not omitting specific ones (hence "omnivore"). SKIP TO: Meat-bashing documentaries (1:55). Weston A. Price, Africa, cultural studies in various diets (4:40). Industrialization, Eskimos, Native folks (5:45). The liver myth, other organ meats, butter (6:20). Vegan arguments (7:00). Vegetables/pesticides, case study in Indian culture (8:00). Plants as species, do plants feel pain? (8:45). Vegan bodybuilders as outliers (10:30). Denise Minger, ex-vegans (11:40). Are you eating too much meat? (12:55). Rare meats and restaurants cooking in duck fat (15:00). Dangers of Canola oil, GMO oils, plus sustainable oil from tropical regions (18:00). Eating local (21:00). Top 5 farmer's markets in Los Angeles (22:15). Natural food expo (27:30). Organic junk food, history of Halloween candy (32:55). The Appropriate Omnivore's origins and harmony needed in food grouping (38:50). Omitting meat belief system (42:10). Forks Over Knives documentary (43:00). Cooking your food over fire (47:00). Wheat, grain, and beer (51:00). GUEST LINKS: Find Aaron's work at www.appropriateomnivore.com and on Instagram @appropriateomnivore. Weston A. Price foundation can be found at www.westonaprice.org. SUBSCRIBE: Rate & Subscribe this show on iTunes, Google Play Music, and Stitcher Radio. Find more on Instagram (@arinuplifted), Facebook & Twitter (@upliftedpodcast), and the YouTube channel (ArinTV).
78 minutes | Sep 5, 2017
Up/Lifted #14 - Dr. Mark Cheng
EPISODE 14: This week we have Dr. Mark Cheng -- creator of Beachbody's Tai Cheng, martial artist, Chinese medicine researcher, Kettlebell instructor, and rehab/prehab specialist -- joins the Up/Lifted Podcast to discuss his spectacular influences and whether luck or skill played a role in his professional and martial arts success. SKIP TO: Personal growth and awareness (2:00). Raising children, immigrant parents, culture clash (6:30). Born in Dover, DE/parents and roots (10:20). More awareness and control (12:00). Martial arts background, father's Tai Chi influence. Story with father/Tai Chi as gateway (17:40). Tai Cheng and Beachbody (24:00). Kettlebells, good mentors in Dan Inosanto and Pavel Tsatsouline (32:40). Gray Cook/FMS (38:30). Learning from the best of the best (41:20). Coaching the US Olympic speed skating team (43:00). Travel and jet-lag (47:00). "No pain no gain" mantra vs. the ego (51:00). The Subtle Art of Not Giving a Fuck (54:40). Long hair philosophy (56:00). Parity-parents giving "trophy to all" both winners and losers (1:04:30). Violence on the street and self-defense (1:10:05). Social media isn't all bad, who you follow matters (1:16:00). GUEST LINKS: Find Dr. Mark Cheng on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter @drmarkcheng. Purchase Tai Cheng at www.Beachbody.com SUBSCRIBE: Rate & Subscribe this show on iTunes, Google Play Music, and Stitcher Radio. Find more on Instagram (@arinuplifted), Facebook & Twitter (@upliftedpodcast), and the YouTube channel (ArinTV).
54 minutes | Aug 21, 2017
Up/Lifted #13 - Jon Brandi
EPISODE 13: The smooth talking Jon Brandi of Brandi Fitness sits down to talk about his craft as a yoga instructor and teaching his first class one year after the events of 9/11. Jon recently had a launch party for his fitness brand -- one that attempts to bridge the gap between yoga, mindful meditation, and weight training. He is one of the more positive, optimistic individuals you'll meet. SKIP TO: Growing up in Boston area (2:00). Organizing wresting/WWE matches as kids (3:10). WWE/WWF & bad Hulk Hogan (4:30). Jake the Snake, DDP Yoga, documentary (7:20). In-depth talk about DDP yoga & mobility (10:20). Meaning of yoga as living art, early teachings (13:20). Ice good or bad (14:50). Which came first yoga or weights (15:45). In-home yoga subscription (17:30). Giving up a desk computer job to become a yoga instructor (19:00). First yoga class one year after 9/11 (21:00). Yoga training and experience (22:00). Importance of starting slow (24:30). Injuries in yoga (27:00). Breathing mechanics for core strength and recovery (29:45). Fitness informercials/Soloflex (31:15). Eric Cressey/shoulder health/Indian clubs for joint mobility (34:50). Brandi Fitness' holistic method (37:30). Speed/tempo during your exercises (44:30). Japanese Kaizen (51:00). GUEST LINKS: Find Jon Brandi on Facebook and Instagram @brandifitnessla or visit www.brandifitness.com SUBSCRIBE & RATE The Up/Lifted Podcast on iTunes, Apple Podcast, Google Play Music, or Stitcher Radio. Instagram @arinuplifted. Facebook & Twitter @upliftedpodcast. YouTube @arinTV.
36 minutes | Aug 16, 2017
Up/Lifted #12 - Daisy Martinez (Trash Free Earth)
EPISODE 12: Guest Daisy Martinez from the non-profit organization Trash Free Earth talks recycling, finding diapers on hiking trails, and educating individuals that not all raw materials are created equal when it comes to recycling. This Los Angeles-based organization thrives on volunteers and outdoor enthusiasts alike to get out and make a difference in environmental cleanup. Check them out at www.Trashfreeearth.org SKIP TO: About the organization (1:25). City connections (3:40). Why do people trash the outdoors (5:40). Educating individuals (7:05). Collaboration w/ other groups (9:00). Yosemite tourists/trash (10:00). Joshua Tree (11:05). All about recycling (12:20). Take-out delivery food trash (15:30). Oceanic trash/waste (19:05). High trash density/Hermit Falls (22:00). Surfriders & other foundations (25:10). Deukmenjian Wilderness Park (30:30). Finding diapers (31:30). Catching trash offenders/camera/police (33:05). GUEST LINKS: Find Trash Free Earth on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube @TrashFreeEarth SUBSCRIBE & RATE The Up/Lifted Podcast on iTunes, Apple Podcast, Google Play Music, or Stitcher Radio. Instagram @arinuplifted. Facebook & Twitter @upliftedpodcast. YouTube @arinTV.
54 minutes | Aug 12, 2017
Up/Lifted #11 - David Lee
EPISODE 11: A rebuttal to Joe Rogan's anti-chiropractic medicine show. Guest David Lee sits in to discuss some of the major misconceptions in chiropractic medicine. David Lee is a Canadian transplant who previously resided in Vancouver, BC and Seattle, WA and now works in both Redondo Beach, CA & Glendale, CA. David brings to the table a wealth of knowledge in manual therapy. He has worked the AVP volleyball games as a sports chiropractor and specializes in soft tissue therapy. He also does a fantastic job at stretching and taping you up really well. SKIP TO: FRC designation & mobility (2:10). David's roots, education, bio (4:12). The "Dr" designation for chiros (7:20). Chiropractor school is legit? (8:30). David's philosophy (13:00). Differences in chiropractic modalities (16:10). Curing disease b.s. (20:35). Chiro v. DO v. MD (22:50). Manipulation for babies (23:40). Common dysfunctions (28:00). Knife-happy surgery (34:10). Cousin in S. Korea (35:30). Military duty in S. Korea (36:00). Fun S. Korea talk, WiFi, etc (38:40). AVP volleyball (40:10). Trail running, cardio, and knee pain (46:00). GUEST LINKS: Find David Lee @dr.davidlee. SUBSCRIBE & RATE: Up/Lifted Podcast on iTunes, Apple Podcast, Google Play Music, or Stitcher Radio. Instagram (host) @arinuplifted. Twitter & Facebook (podcast) @upliftedpodcast.
101 minutes | Jul 27, 2017
Up/Lifted #10 - Andrew Does Hair (ADH)
EPISODE 10: The brand building episode. The one and only Andrew Does Hair (ADH) gets on Uplifted for a conversation about his brand and discusses the many misconceptions in the hair cutting/styling industry. We talk parallels in hair vs. fitness and talk about how to best maintain client adherence all while keeping prices higher than the competition. Andrew is a hairdresser, photographer, and thinker for his brand -- ADH Brand. Andrew travels worldwide providing hair-education seminars, tutorials, and related lectures. We performed this show from his studio in Southern California. SKIP TO: Building/growing on social media (2:30). Book on Instagram (5:20). Fitness v. hairstyling (12:00). The ADH product line (19:50). False hair advice on YouTube (27:20). Photography and hairstyling (32:30). True role of a hairdresser (39:00). Pricing your product/haircuts (43:00). The $8 haircut (48:00). Gaining trust of clients (54:50). Blowdrying, heat damage, wearing hats (57:05). Higher prices, hype, supply & demand (1:04:00). Thoughts on "trends" (1:09:20). Profile of good clients & how to be better for them (1:14:00). Not all clipper sizes are equal for every head (1:17:50). Raising your prices (1:18:50). Picture on wall / cool art by Philip Kramer (1:21:30). Travelling & friendly Ireland (1:27:50). The hipster barbershop trend (1:36:55). GUEST LINKS: Find Andrew @andrewdoeshair, @adhbrand, and @adhbook on Instagram. Website: www.andrewdoeshair.com. SUBSCRIBE & RATE: Up/Lifted Podcast on iTunes, Apple Podcast, Google Play Music, or Stitcher Radio. Instagram (host) @arinuplifted. Twitter & Facebook (podcast) @upliftedpodcast
44 minutes | Jul 9, 2017
Up/Lifted #09 - Julie Flygare
EPISODE 09: Julie Flygare (Project Sleep) has devoted her time and energy educating us about sleep disorders, particularly narcolepsy. She has background in creative writing and is a published author of her memoir "Wide Awake and Dreaming." Join Uplifted as we discuss narcolepsy, her non-profit Project Sleep foundation (project-sleep.com), running, and managing life with a sleep disorder. SKIP TO: First signs of narcolepsy (1:00). Project Sleep non-profit foundation (4:10). Misconceptions & symptoms (6:00). Hallucinations (8:30). Managing symptoms as lifestyle (11:30). Living with SVT (13:10). Diet/nutrition and exercise helps? (20:00). Marathon running in Griffith Park + seeing a rattlesnake (21:30). The Second Brain / does diet play a role? (25:30). "Paleo" diet/gluten-free movement (28:00). Brain science is way behind...The last frontier (29:00). Running additional marathons (31:50). Experience of writing a memoir (38:20). Not judging people (42:00). GUEST LINKS: Find Julie Flygare @remrunner & @project_sleep on social media. Published work: "Wide Awake and Dreaming: A Memoir of Narcolepsy." Web: www.julieflygare.com & www.project-sleep.com SUBSCRIBE & RATE: Up/Lifted Podcast on iTunes, Apple Podcast, Google Play Music, or Stitcher Radio. Instagram (host) @arinuplifted. Twitter & Facebook (podcast) @upliftedpodcast
52 minutes | Jun 30, 2017
Up/Lifted #08 - Daniel Ventura
EPISODE 08: Hiking isn't just exercise. There is lush history and story behind each trail. Daniel Ventura (@LAHIKES) is a Los Angeles local capturing some of the best hikes in Los Angeles. Personally photographing these locations is a passion driven by a love for the outdoors and history in and around Los Angeles. Daniel and I speak about some of our latest hikes including Vetter Mountain, Bridge to Nowhere, Griffith Park, and more. Daniel opens the door on how and why the popular Instagram account -- @LAHIKES -- came to fame. We discuss the many hiking communities in Los Angeles including Trash Free Earth and talk a lot of history about some prominent Los Angeles hiking trails. SKIP TO: Vetter Mountain (5:30). Inspiration for @lahikes & not-so-good "trail boy" name (6:20). Hidden hikes, preservation of trails (9:40). Hiking communities, trail clean-ups (12:20). National forest vs National park (14:10). Griffith Park's Katy Perry disco ball, tea-house art (18:50). Hiking Mt Baldy, safety, preparedness (21:25). Snakes & pets while hiking (22:50). Finding weird things (24:40). Murphy Ranch Complex history & Santa Monica Mountains (26:00). History of Echo Mountain, Mt Lowe Railway (28:00). Photographing the outdoors #lahikes hashtag (32:00). Community features, hike groups (33:00). YouTube channel & the dangers of filming (34:25). @lahikes growth on Instagram, location tags (42:50). Bridge to Nowhere (46:00). Angeles Crest Highway-2, Google maps (50:00). GUEST MENTIONS: @lahikes, @hikeescapela, @trashfreeearth, @girlswhohike, @everyonehike SUBSCRIBE & RATE: Up/Lifted Podcast on iTunes, Apple Podcast, Google Play Music, or Stitcher Radio. Instagram (host) @arinuplifted. Twitter & Facebook (podcast) @upliftedpodcast
25 minutes | Jun 17, 2017
Up/Lifted #07 - Peter Ngo
SPECIAL EPISODE (07): We fasted. We ate healthy. We lifted weights. Now it's time to eat some DONUTS. Peter Ngo -- co-owner of Reflex Performance, strength coach, mixed martial artist, and manual therapist (LMT, ART) -- loves donuts as much as Arin Gragossian does. We eat donuts, talk MMA/boxing, how to lose weight, and intermittent fasting diets. NOTE: Excuse the fan noise and panting dog (Yoda). It was extremely hot and the air conditioning was broken! THE DONUTS: Randy's Donuts, SK Donuts, The Donuttery, M&M Donuts. General consensus among six donuts tested -- winners: Raised Glazed donut from Randy's Donuts and Blueberry Cake Donut from The Donuttery. SUBSCRIBE & RATE: Up/Lifted Podcast on iTunes, Apple Podcast, Google Play Music, or Stitcher Radio. Instagram (host) @arinuplifted. Twitter & Facebook (podcast) @upliftedpodcast
68 minutes | Jun 14, 2017
Up/Lifted #06 - Tomm Looney
EPISODE 06: Fox Sports Radio's Tomm Looney joins the Up/Lifted Podcast for a colorful conversation! Looney shared personal stories in sportscasting, working out everyday since 1989, Tom Cruise/Scientology, why he rolls up his sleeves, obsession with aging, being pain free from eliminating squats and deadlifts, dieting advice in less than 10-seconds, the art of bullshitting, the OJ Simpson fiasco from 1994, Bob Costas, Don King, Tiger Wood's back problems, vibrant neighborhoods in Los Angeles, Peanut Lake, hiking in Highland Park and Mt Washington's hills, the importance of walking, NBA players coming out of high school, Lonzo Ball and the Lakers, Magic Johnson, history of sports journalism, Joe DiMaggio's love for prostitutes in Florida, the importance of the 25-54 demographic, SUBSCRIBE & RATE: Up/Lifted Podcast on iTunes, Apple Podcast, Google Play Music, or Stitcher Radio. Instagram (host) @arinuplifted. Twitter & Facebook (podcast) @upliftedpodcast
42 minutes | Jun 7, 2017
Up/Lifted #05 - Colin Smith
EPISODE 05: This week, meet Colin Smith: He's a former US Navy vet and went to University of Georgia and Vanderbilt. He also has a killer business running Terminus Agency (@Terminusagency). He knows digital marketing, SEO, web development, among other things. We had a nice geek-out session talking old school websites, current website trends, social media and attention span, why I still don't have Facebook, and hopping on trains in Georgia. SUBSCRIBE & RATE: Up/Lifted Podcast on iTunes, Apple Podcast, Google Play Music, or Stitcher Radio. Instagram (host) @arinuplifted. Twitter & Facebook (podcast) @upliftedpodcast
45 minutes | Jun 2, 2017
Up/Lifted #04 - Cesar Barragan
EPISODE 04: Hear the fascinating tale of boxing with a 92-year old. Strength coach Cesar Barragan talks about working with elderly populations in fitness and dive into an array of topics including why it's actually easier to teach and train the elderly than it is with younger kids. We talk boxing, Mexican food, meditation, floatation tanks, and what makes a good listener in an age of overwhelming desensitized hyper-activity. SUBSCRIBE & RATE: Up/Lifted Podcast on iTunes, Apple Podcast, Google Play Music, or Stitcher Radio. Instagram (host) @arinuplifted. Twitter & Facebook (podcast) @upliftedpodcast
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