Jun 19, 2017
NCAA National Champion and
all american in track and field, world class lecturer on exercise
and sports performance, strength and conditioning, elite coach, and
close friend Derek Woodske stops by the Muscle Expert Podcast
today. Ben and Derek discuss some of his most valuable lessons for
all men in all walks of life from brain optimization, forging the
athlete mentality, how to be a genuinely good person and Derek’s
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Life hack, show up first, leave last. - Derek
10:33 Pursing goals alone. Achieving greatness in
anything. Limiting beliefs and role models.
22:30 Athlete mentality vs normal gym goer
25:10 The introvert Illusion.
28:30 Depression, Dealing with injuries, Losing the
30:30 The jack of trades mentality of
33:33 Going narrow V going wide.
36:30 The Instagram message that changed it
43:00 The definition of greatness
47:00 Mentally recovering from an devastating injury as
48:10 How to become incredibly productive and inspired.
The Muscle Expert Thought Process and the Modern Man
52:15 The Best Life Hack Ever.
53:00 How to overcome the monkey mind and eliminate
excuses from your life.
59:50 The insurance theory
1:06:10 Something meat eaters are blind
1:13:30 Evil comes many different forms.
1:19:33 Essentialism, optimizing brain function and
1:25:33 How to really fail as a human. What not to
1:29:33 The book that saved Ben’s
1:31:33 Logic v Emotion.
1:39:30 The iron culture bond
1:44:00 What Derek’s listening to.