141 – Q&A – The back story and evolution of Muscle Intelligence

Ever wondered why Ben frames his teachings around the 6 Pillars of a Lean, Healthy and Muscular Body… for Life? In this episode, Ben explains what he was searching for at the beginning of his bodybuilding career and why he felt the need to create something that was previously missing in the fitness industry.  He […]

140 – Your nutritional needs in order to thrive with Dr. Krista Scott-Dixon

In today’s episode, Dr. Krista Scott-Dixon from Precision Nutrition joins us to talk about nutrition. We get into what human beings need nutritionally to thrive, the role of epigenetics and the implication of DNA on your nutrition. Krista explains where to start with a new client, calorie recommendations, behavioral changes and stress mitigation.  Krista Scott-Dixon, […]

139 – Why Orthotics are just a quick fix and how healthy feet function with Podiatrist Dr. Emily Splichal

Dr. Emily Splichal, Functional Podiatrist and Human Movement Specialist, is the Founder of EBFA Global (formerly Evidence Based Fitness Academy), Creator of the Barefoot Training Specialist® Certification, Author of Barefoot Strong and Inventor of Naboso Barefoot Technology. With over 20 years in the fitness industry, Dr. Splichal has dedicated her medical career towards studying postural […]

137 – Q&A – Ben’s Personal Practices

In today’s Q&A episode, Ben answers your frequently asked questions about his personal practices. From his meditation practice to the shoes he wears, his thoughts on psychedelics, the supplements in his cabinet, his tracking devices to the books he’s reading and the courses he is taking – he covers it all. This podcast is jam-packed […]

136 – The physiology of breath, and its life-changing effects, with James Nestor

Today Ben speaks with James Nestor, one of the world leaders in understanding the physiology of our breath and how it can impact our lives, our minds and bodies, and our resilience. In this info-packed episode you’ll learn tangible ways to easily incorporate simple ideas and techniques that can have a dramatic impact on your […]

135 – Muscle building, skill acquisition, and performance with Dr. Mike Israetel

In today’s episode Ben speaks with the cofounder of Renaissance Periodization, Dr. Mike Israetel. Mike holds a PhD in Sport Physiology from East Tennessee State University. Formerly a professor of Exercise and Sport Science in the School of Public Health at Temple University in Philadelphia, Mike has taught several courses, including Nutrition for Public Health, […]

134 – Optimize your life the philosopher’s way with Brian Johnson

In this episode with Brian Johnson, founder of the Optimize community, is packed full of inspiration, positivity, and tangible plans for a happier, calmer, more joy-filled life. Brian discusses his four main virtues (wisdom, self-mastery, courage, and love); he talks about what truly means to be a hero, and what it means to have “anti-fragile […]

133 – Q&A: Creating sustainable habits for a lean, healthy physique

In today’s solo Q&A episode, Ben dives into his personal experience with habit building as it relates to growing a lean, healthy physique as well as a healthy mindset. He talks about the common habits that lean, healthy, happy people have; how to avoid the trap of the obsessive mindset, where you chase arbitrary goals […]