Episode # 214

The Mind Pump Crew Speaks Out About CrossFit, Insecurities in the Fitness Industry & More!

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Released on May 9, 2019


0:00 Joe provides a show overview / Mind Pump intro

12:45 Conversation with the Mind Pump crew begins…

14:10 – How/Why Sal, Adam, Justin & Doug came together and created Mind Pump Media

28:40 – Sal shares his personal story (along with Mind Pump’s purpose)

30:40 – Adam discusses the “scarcity mindset” among most trainers

36:10 – Insecurities in the fitness industry

38:50 – Mind Pump’s criteria (and process) for finding appropriate guests for their show

48:40 – Mind Pump’s most controversial episode(s)

52:50 – Joe introduces today’s sponsor – SAXX Underwear 

1:00:50 – How Mind Pump structures their podcast episodes (and why)

1:07:55 – The importance of being TRULY authentic and not “editing” yourself online

1:12:00 – “Influencers” who are nothing like their ‘online persona’ when you meet them in person

1:20:25 – Why Joe & the Mind Pump guys never attend Fitness Expos (although that may soon change)

1:24:55 – The relationship between true health & aesthetics

1:27:15 – The importance of the journey/struggle

1:30:15 – What’s the future look like for Mind Pump media?


  • SAXX Underwear Promo Code: JoeD
  • DeFranco’s Nutritional Supplements
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