Latest Podcast Episodes

Should you back off or double down? w/ Danny Lehr & Dean Saddoris of Caffeine and Kilos

We took this episode to catch up with our long-time friends – and owners of the lifestyle brand Caffeine and Kilos — Danny Lehr & Dean Saddoris. This show was recorded in our new, still-under-renovation gym, which is the same building where we (probably) met. We reminisced about some of our shared history and how…

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What makes a quack a quack? w/ Layne Norton & Holly Baxter

Layne Norton & Holly Baxter join us for a discussion about who to listen to in the fitness and nutrition space. Specifically, we talk about the list that was published to Twitter by Kevin Bass of fitness/nutrition figures who are…and aren’t…quacks. What are the hallmarks of someone who isn’t worth listening to? Why do some…

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We asked a friend to help us understand w/ Bryan Washington

Bryan Washington has been a friend of ours for years. He’s gym owner – in fact he owns a couple gyms here where we live in Sacramento. When we met him, he was a trainer inside the same gym building where we used to train. We don’t know many people how have more energy or…

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How do you follow through on “GRAND” goals? w/ Chris Duffin

Chris Duffin is a Guinness World Record holding powerlifter, a gym owner, an engineer, an author, a gym equipment manufacturer…and the list goes on and on. You get the idea. We’ve known Chris for quite a few years, but we hadn’t had a chance to really talk in a long time. Our conversation started around…

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How do you keep members coming back (when gyms finally re-open)? | w/ Jay Ashman of Kansas City Barbell

Jay Ashman is one of founders of Kansas City Barbell in Kansas City, MO. His gym is poised to reopen in just a few days — after the shelter-in-place orders were put in place at the beginning of the pandemic are lifted. But his gym wasn’t just closed, it moved and expanded into a larger…

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