Total Human Optimization

How can we train more like an elite athlete? We'll try to learn a thing or two from Cameron Josse of DeFranco's Gym at the Onnit Academy as shares insight into his NFL Combine training and his work with the Undertaker.

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Category:health and fitness -- posted at: 6:14pm EDT

Increased mobility, flexibility, stability, power, endurance, skill and neuromuscular communication are just some of the benefits of Animal Flow, a fitness program that combines quadrupedal and ground based movement with elements from various bodyweight-training disciplines to create a fun, challenging workout emphasizing multi-planar, fluid movement. 

 

Guest Mike Fitch, creator of Animal Flow and owner of Global Bodyweight Training.

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Category:health and fitness -- posted at: 3:42pm EDT

Professional wrestling is not your every day career path. To break into the industry and make a living, you have to devote your entire life to the craft. Then when you get there, you must endure the pain and rigors of taking falls, a hellish travel schedule, inevitable locker room politics, and still give a lot of attention to your own fitness and nutrition.

In this episode of the THO podcast Roderick Strong and ACH of Ring of Honor Wrestling share their personal stories of the life of a wrestler in the independent circuit.

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Category:health and fitness -- posted at: 11:41am EDT

The Fighter and the Kid (Brendan Schaub & Bryan Callen) join the Total Human Optimization Podcast to discuss focus, routines, and staying committed to the task.

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Category:health and fitness -- posted at: 11:35am EDT

Pro gaming is a billion dollar industry and competitors are starting to look for an edge to one-up their opponents.  In this special Alpha BRAIN Gaming edition of the THO Podcast, learn why gamers are now turning to health & fitness instead of chips and sugar drinks. Featuring female pro gamer and streamer Mrs. Violence.

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Category:health and fitness -- posted at: 10:44am EDT

In this quick Optimized segment, Joe DeFranco of the Industrial Strength Show gives his knowledge on making gains and staying healthy after 40.

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Category:health and fitness -- posted at: 7:27pm EDT

What's the difference between conventional beef and grass-fed? It's more than just what's going in the cow's mouth. In this episode we talk about the multiple benefits of grass-fed beef and the not so pretty picture on the other end of the spectrum. Guest Pati Jacobs from Bastrop Cattle Co.

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Category:health and fitness -- posted at: 11:40am EDT

Dr. Andreo Spina shares his expertise on mobility, joint health, tissue assessment and the evolution of training.

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Category:health and fitness -- posted at: 10:11am EDT

Cage-Free, Vegetarian-Fed, Pasture-Raised, Pasteurized... What does it all mean? We talk with Jason Jones, President of Vital Farms (a leader in the pasture-raised egg industry) to get sunny side up on the egg industry and ethical chicken raising practices.

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Category:health and fitness -- posted at: 1:38pm EDT

We're turning into robots! Dr. Corey A Peacock (Exercise Physiologist for the BlackZillians Fight Team) discusses the technology he uses to monitor and improve performance.

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Category:health and fitness -- posted at: 12:31pm EDT