60 – Steve Weatherford & Grant Dziak Mental Conditioning and the Daily Routines of Champions

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Two living, breathing examples of the ultimate modern man stop by MI40 Gym today. Steve Weatherford, 10 year NFL punter for the New York Giants and New Orleans Saints and Super Bowl Champion.

In addition, his business partner and right-hand man, Grant Dziak. Ben, Steve, and Grant unpack their most timeless life lessons, daily habits and the mental conditioning practices needed to overcome laziness, attack life and kickass in all areas of fitness, business, relationships and sports.

Big adversity = Big Growth

-Grant Dziak

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Key Highlights:

⇾ The sacrifices made along the road to the NFL.

⇾ How to walk around with single % body fat and still have a life.

⇾  Steve’s #1 daily habit for prosperity.


Time Stamps:

3:00 – Getting arrested at 12 years old to winning a Super Bowl with the New York Giants.

7:30 – Refusing to make excuses. The conversation that changed it all.

12:21 – Sacrifices made along the road to the NFL, overcoming laziness.

15:30 – Obliterating excuses in your life & how to act as a father, man, and ultimate human being.

22:25 – The #1 insecurity Grant overcame that changed him for good.

26:23 – Puking before games and performance anxiety.

28:00 – Mental Conditioning. The first step in changing your life.

30:45 – The biggest challenge, getting cut by the Saints

37:55 – Why Drew Brees’s is an elite quarterback. What sets the top .0001% of high performing athletes apart from the rest.

42:02 – The blessing and curse of Ben’s upbringing and his secret unfair advantage.

50:25 – The NOT to do list…is it really powerful list you can make?

50:59 – How to walk around at single % body fat and still have a life.

51:41 – Steve’s #1 daily habit for prosperity.

55:00 – Grants #1 trick to stop being late and consistently move toward your ultimate goals.

1:04:00 – “Like hacks” for looking, living and feeling optimal.

1:10:40 – The biggest dream killer in the world.


Resources Mentioned:

The ARMageddon Program 

The 30 Day Metabolic Reset 

The Perfect Day Formula

Craig Ballantyne Episode


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Ben Pakulski

Since first lifting weights as a teenager, Ben has been on a mission to do whatever it takes… …to become the most muscular man on the planet! On the eve of The Arnold Classic, he confronts the dark realities of bodybuilding… And his own future! Follow him on his journey…

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Formerly the Muscle Expert Podcast. The world’s top authority on intelligent muscle building and fat loss gives us a simple to understand deep dive into the complex world of building a body you love, and living your greatness. Weekly interviews with leading experts in a vast number of scientific fields focusing on health optimization (nutrition, sleep, hormones, mindfulness and mind set), strength, (both physical and mental), and muscle hypertrophy. Learn proven strategies for optimum life performance, whether it be in the gym, the board room or the bedroom; this is the blueprint for becoming the upgraded modern man. Ladies, this podcast is for you too. The topics, tips, and life hacks covered are essential for every individual who wants to upgrade themselves mentally and physically.

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