Anders Varner is a beloved thought leader in the areas of Coaching, Fitness, Online Media and Marketing, and Entrepreneurship. He is also the host of the Barbell Shrugged Podcast and the Director of Media for the Shrugged Collective.
Advice from 20 EXPERTS in medicine, mindset, food, business and mindfulness. To the Spartan Community, globally we are facing an obstacle like never before and never has it been more important to remember and implement all the resiliency lessons we have learned over the five years of doing this podcast. In this special episode we check back in with experts across the fields of physical, mental and medical wellness to give you the best tools for your toolbox to accept and adapt to this challenge. The overarching message is to stay informed, but still stay productive! Do the projects you have been putting off, celebrate this time with family and loved ones, harness new skills like cooking at home or designing your own home workout routine.    These experts have excellent advice that will give you great strategies to implement a healthy and productive response to this pandemic. Don’t be scared be prepared! And don’t forget to breathe!    EXPERTS FEATURED ON THIS EPISODE:  Dr. Paul Kilgore,(Quantitative-Health) Jonny Waite, Anthony Trucks (Identity Shift), Mike Bledsoe (The Strong Coach), Sarah Lipton (Genuine), Dr. Lara Pence (Chief Mind Doc & Licensed Clinical Psychologist), Katie Jones (Food Heroes Podcast),Joe Polish (Genius Network), Ben Greenfield, Dr Danielle Roberts,MD, Dr. Jen Welter (First female NFL coach), Brian Johnson (Optimize), Sefra Alexandra, Anders Varner (Barbell Shrugged), Zach Even-Esh, Shana Lee (The Soul Frequency), Laura Gassner Otting (limitless), and Charlie Engle.    Obstacle immunity is a credo of this community and together we will adapt and overcome! Help each other, protect yourself and Wash Those Hands!    Thank you for listening, to Charlotte Miles for recording a message from Joe desena in Sparta Greece and to Carrie from Yaya podcasting for help with the edit. Thank you also to the experts whose tips we were not able to get into this episode and to all of you for listening and doing your part.  Let us know what you think, should we do more episodes like this? We’re easy to find on twitter @SpartanUpPod and instagram at @SpartanUpPodcast SUBSCRIBE: Apple Podcasts: http://bit.ly/SpartanUpShow YouTube: http://bit.ly/SpartanUpYT Google Play: http://bit.ly/SpartanUpPlay   FOLLOW SPARTAN UP: Spartan Up on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/spartanuppodcast/ Spartan Up on Twitter https://twitter.com/SpartanUpPod   CREDITS: Producer – Marion Abrams, Madmotion, llc. Field Recording - Charlotte Miles Additional Audio Editing - Carrie from YaYa Podcasting Host: Joe De Sena, Colonel Nye, Dr. Johnny Waite & Sefra Alexandra are doing immunity burpees & washing their hands :)    Synopsis – Sefra Alexandra | Seed Huntress  Production Assistant - Andrea Hagarty   © 2020 Spartan
This special episode features a remarkable panel recorded at Spartan World Media Fest brought to you by ATP Science. Learn to create your own personal board of advisors, how to choose who influences you, AND how to use your own wisdom learned on life's journey to positively impact others. This rockstar episode features Spartan founder Joe De Sena, our buddy Anders Varner from Shrugged Collective, Jared Easley of Podcast Movement, Joe Polish of the Genius Network, Major League Baseball player and Ultrarunner Eric Byrnes, and Spartan legend Amelia Boone. Each of these individuals have a remarkable tale, and when put together this conversation about how to build your personal board of directors is a roadmap for how to traverse the bumps in the road which as Amelia says, “is what makes it fun!” Enjoy.    LESSON Build your own personal board of directors Disruptors bring awareness- learn from them  Answer to the higher calling of the organization  Know your true north, what motivates you and listen to your gut Don’t let your secrets make you sick  Build your culture around your core values Put yourself in vulnerable positions and attack life Use your story to help others in need Don’t get wrapped up in “woundology”  Focus on the positive impacts your are creating  “Your winning or your learning”  Lead from a place of love  BE NICE  Don’t take your feelings too personally  The bumps in life is what makes it fun    LINKS: Joe Polish https://joepolish.com https://geniusnetwork.com https://geniusrecovery.com Eric Byrnes https://www.ericbyrnes.com Amelia Boone http://ameliabooneracing.com Anders Varner https://shruggedcollective.com Jared Easley https://podcastmovement.com/   The Spartan World Media Fest was made possible by ATP Science    TIME STAMPS 0:00 Marion introduces this special episode with an open panel  1:58 Spartan Media Fest Panel intro’s: Joe De Sena, Anders Varner, Eric Byrnes, Jared Easley & Amelia Boone 5:30 Beginning of Amelia Boone’s Spartan journey in the snow at Joe’s 7:00 Joe De Sena on building his personal “board of directors” 11:30 Anders Varner on building a strong team 12:30 Disruptors and their benefit  14:00 Answering the the higher calling of the organization  14:45 Eric Byrnes on baseball and mental capacity in endurance  16:45 Amelia Boone on being your own brand, friends and family  17:45 Knowing your true north, what motivates you & listening to your gut  18:45 Being prudent verse taking a chance  19:15 Joe Polish intro,  the Genius Network and helping people in recovery 20:28 Viewing and treating addicts with compassion  21:00 Joe Polish’s breaking point in life & how he got sober  22:45 The Genius Recovery platform & fighting silent battles  23:30 Not letting your secrets make you sick  24:30 Establishing family and business culture with values  26:00 Living your life with a sense of purpose  when you have influence  27:35 Positives of being in the spotlight and making beneficial impacts  28:45 Accumulating experience- being in vulnerable positions and attacking life 29:45 Amelia Boone on struggling with an eating disorder & the public’s response 31:00 having courage to speak out - “Disorder and shame thrive in silence and darkness” 32:45 not getting wrapped up in “woundology”  34:00 “Your winning or your learning”  37:00 This awesome panel ends with life lessons and final thoughts    SUBSCRIBE:   Apple Podcasts: http://bit.ly/SpartanUpShow YouTube: http://bit.ly/SpartanUpYT Google Play: http://bit.ly/SpartanUpPlay   FOLLOW SPARTAN UP: Spartan Up on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/spartanuppodcast/ Spartan Up on Twitter https://twitter.com/SpartanUpPod   CREDITS: Producer – Marion Abrams, Madmotion, llc. Hosts: Joe De Sena, Guest panelists: Anders Varner, Eric Byrnes, Jared Easley, Amelia Boone and moderator Joe Polish  “Dr.” Johnny Waite Col. Nye & Sefra Alexandra were cheering them on in the audience at the Spartan World Media Fest  Synopsis – Sefra Alexandra | Seed Huntress  Production Assistant - Andrea Hagarty   © 2019 Spartan
WHOOP is the performance tool that is changing the way people track their fitness and optimize their training. WHOOP provides a wrist worn heart rate monitor that pairs to their app that provides analytics and insights on recovery, strain, and sleep. Know when your body is recovered or when it needs rest by getting to know your nervous system through heart rate variability and quality of sleep. Automatically track workouts and get strain scores that let you know how strenuous training was on your body and see even more data like average heart rate, max heart rate, and calories burned. Get optimal sleep times based on how strenuous your day was and track sleep performance with insight into your sleep cycles and stages of sleep, sleep quality, and sleep consistency. WHOOP monitors heart rate 100 per second 24/7 to give you full insight into your day so you can optimize the way you train. WHOOP has provided an offer for listeners to get 15% off their purchase with the code “shrugged.” Just go to WHOOP and use the code “shrugged” at checkout to save $30 on your monthly membership and optimize the way you train.   In this episode of Barbell Shrugged, Anders and Doug take a deeper look into the brand new features of the Whoop 3.0, HRV, Recovery, and Maximizing Performance though wearables.   http://whoop.com   Minute Breakdown:   1-10 What is Daily Strain? 11-20 New Features of the WHOOP 3.0 21-30 How often should you redline? 31-40 What is the hardest exercise you can do? 41-50 Testing recovery through sleep and quantifying data.  51-60 Breath work to increase speed of recovery.   Connect with Whoop   Anders Varner on Instagram   Doug Larson on Instagram   20 REP BACK SQUAT PROGRAM   Please Support Our Sponsors   Savage Barbell Apparel - Save 25% on your first order using the code “SHRUGGED”   Organifi - Save 20% using code: “Shrugged” at organifi.com/shrugged   WHOOP - Save $30 on 12 or 18 month membership plan using code “SHRUGGED” at checkout   One Ton Challenge    Find your 1rm in the snatch, clean, jerk, squat, dead, bench.    Add them up to find your One Ton Total.    The goal is 2,000 pounds for men and 1,200 for women.    “What is the One Ton Challenge”   “How Strong is Strong Enough”   “How do I Start the One Ton Challenge” ----------------------------------------------------------------------- Show notes at: http://www.shruggedcollective.com/bbs-whoop -----------------------------------------------------------------------   ► Subscribe to Barbell Shrugged's Channel Here ► Subscribe to Shrugged Collective's Channel Here http://bit.ly/BarbellShruggedSubscribe 📲 🎧 Listen to the audio version on the Apple Podcast App or Stitcher for Android Here- http://bit.ly/BarbellShruggedApple http://bit.ly/BarbellShruggedStitcher Shrugged Collective is a network of fitness, health and performance shows that help people achieve their physical and mental health goals.  Usually in the gym, but outside as well. In 2012 they posted their first Barbell Shrugged podcast and have been putting out weekly free videos and podcasts ever since. Along the way we've created successful online coaching programs including The Shrugged Strength Challenge, The Muscle Gain Challenge, FLIGHT, Barbell Shredded, and Barbell Bikini. We're also dedicated to helping affiliate gym owners grow their businesses and better serve their members by providing owners tools and resources like the Barbell Business Podcast. Find Shrugged Collective and their flagship show Barbell Shrugged here: SUBSCRIBE ON ITUNES ► http://bit.ly/ShruggedCollectiveiTunes WEBSITE ► https://www.ShruggedCollective.com INSTAGRAM ► https://instagram.com/shruggedcollective FACEBOOK ► https://facebook.com/barbellshruggedpodcast TWITTER ► http://twitter.com/barbellshrugged
Wes Kitts, 2018 and 2019 Pan American Olympic weightlifting champion. Kitts was born in Knoxville, TN where he played high school soccer and football before going on to play Division 1AA football for Austin Peay State University. He began his weightlifting journey in 2014. In 2016 Wes moved to San Ramon, California to begin training at California Strength. He currently competes in the 109kg weight class, having moved up from 105kg class due to recent changes made by the IWF. Kitts holds multiple national titles including 2015 American Open Champion, 2016 National Champion, and 2016 American Open Champion. Kitts is currently coached by Dave spits and looks to make a run at the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympic Games.   In this episode of Barbell Shrugged, Anders, Doug, and Jackie Perez discuss the lead up to 2019 Worlds, the 2020 Olympics, and how in the hell Wes Kitts got so strong.   Minute Breakdown:   1-10 NFL or Weightlifting for power athletes 11-20 The introduction to Dave Spitz and Cal Strength 21-30 Eating and Training for Triple Days 31-40 Competing on the Olympic Stage 41-50 Preparing for One Ton Challenge  51-60 Strongman as a sport and eating to be huge   Connect with Wes Kitts   Connect with Jackie Perez   Anders Varner on Instagram   Doug Larson on Instagram ----------------------------------------- 20 REP BACK SQUAT PROGRAM ----------------------------------------- Please Support Our Sponsors   Savage Barbell Apparel - Save 25% on your first order using the code “SHRUGGED”   Organifi - Save 20% using code: “Shrugged” at organifi.com/shrugged   WHOOP - Save $30 on 12 or 18 month membership plan using code “SHRUGGED” at checkout -------------------------------------------- One Ton Challenge    Find your 1rm in the snatch, clean, jerk, squat, dead, bench.    Add them up to find your One Ton Total.    The goal is 2,000 pounds for men and 1,200 for women.    “What is the One Ton Challenge”   “How Strong is Strong Enough” ----------------------------------------------------------------------- Show notes at: http://www.shruggedcollective.com/bbs-kitts -----------------------------------------------------------------------   ► Subscribe to Barbell Shrugged's Channel Here ► Subscribe to Shrugged Collective's Channel Here http://bit.ly/BarbellShruggedSubscribe 📲 🎧 Listen to the audio version on the Apple Podcast App or Stitcher for Android Here- http://bit.ly/BarbellShruggedApple http://bit.ly/BarbellShruggedStitcher Shrugged Collective is a network of fitness, health and performance shows that help people achieve their physical and mental health goals.  Usually in the gym, but outside as well. In 2012 they posted their first Barbell Shrugged podcast and have been putting out weekly free videos and podcasts ever since. Along the way we've created successful online coaching programs including The Shrugged Strength Challenge, The Muscle Gain Challenge, FLIGHT, Barbell Shredded, and Barbell Bikini. We're also dedicated to helping affiliate gym owners grow their businesses and better serve their members by providing owners tools and resources like the Barbell Business Podcast. Find Shrugged Collective and their flagship show Barbell Shrugged here: SUBSCRIBE ON ITUNES ► http://bit.ly/ShruggedCollectiveiTunes WEBSITE ► https://www.ShruggedCollective.com INSTAGRAM ► https://instagram.com/shruggedcollective FACEBOOK ► https://facebook.com/barbellshruggedpodcast TWITTER ► http://twitter.com/barbellshrugged
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Location
San Diego, California, USA
Episode Count
8
Podcast Count
5
Total Airtime
9 hours, 1 minute