Aug 14, 2017
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I may not have the best genetics, but I can’t be outworked. - Mike O Hearn
One of Ben’s favorite training partners from Venice Beach, the Titan, Mike O Hearn joins the list of legendary names to come on the podcast. Ben and Mike dissect his early beginnings, being the youngest of 9 children, training with strength legends at age 14, the daily routines, rituals, supplements and meals Mike use to stay photo shoot ready 365 days a year and much much more.
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5:10 Why Mike train at 4am everyday.
9:10 - Mike O Hearn’s breakfast at 3am.
10:00 - Does Mike O'Hearn track calories? Intuitive eating?
10:45 - Eat 5000 cals at 48.
11:45 - Training with legends at 11 years old. Doyle Kennedy, Ed Coan and others.
13:30 - Admitting to overtraining.
16:30 - How Mike’s training has changed.
17:15 - Wolf’s Law
18:50 - What’s happening behind 500lb incline bench press that 99% of people don’t see.
19:50 - Training connective tissue not for just pushing heavier weights
22:34 - Experiments with average Joe’s over 40.
24:20 - Mike O'Hearn's current training regimen.
26:20 - Ownership, making your muscle work not dumping tension on the joints
29:30 - Leveraging weak positions to better your physique.
32:40 - 17 sets of dumbbell rows, doing what you suck as 10x more.
37:30 - Nutrition, testosterone, biohacking and more.
44:10 - A 1 year experiment for growth.
50:31 - Mike’s testosterone biohacking advice.
54:10 - Advice the every 20 something year old.
59:05 - Mike’s nutrition meal by meal Mike never
1:00:00 - Sleep the one question Mike never answers. 6hrs V 10hrs ?
1:06:20 - Vitamins, BCAA’s, Collagen
1:08:40 - The mental damage from injuries.
1:10:50 - Not running away from food.
1:13:40 - Living to 120
1:15:50 - The hardest working training partners on the planet.
1:18:40 - Commercial real estate, restaurants and Mike O'Hearn's new supplement line.
1:21:40 - Full squat v half squat. A small rant and an intelligent answer.
1:24:00 - Superleague? The new blend of strength v physique
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