Spartan Up! - A Spartan Race for the Mind!

Joe De Sena

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Learn the Spartan mindset. Founder & CEO of Spartan Race and NY Times best-selling author, travels the globe seeking and answers authors, academics, athletes, adventurers, entrepreneurs, CEOs and thought leaders. It will shift your thinking, make you laugh and and give you the tools you need. He’s on a mission to find the secrets to success in all aspects of life. Not only does Joe interview epic people, he has brought together an amazing panel to break down and analyze every aspect of these interviews. We give you the ultimate blueprint and action steps to assimilating these powerful conversations into your own life.

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Longevity Secrets / Kien Vuu MD and Joe De Sena

As an infant boat refugee he nearly died of dysentery, Kien Vuu arrived in the U.S. with his parents with no money. Overcoming poverty and racism, he became a “successful” physician. Vuu's new book "Thrive State" is a blueprint for optimal health, longevity and peak performance.   He speaks with Joe De Sena, founder and CEO of Spartan Race, about the 7 things you can do to influence the expression of your DNA and increase longevity.  They also talk about resilience, that national crisis in health, and Kien's immigration story.   LINKS: Kien’s book “Thrive State” Kien Vuu MD on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/doctorvmd/ https://www.instagram.com/doctorvmd/ Spartan Up podcast https://podfollow.com/spartan https://podfollow.com/spartan Spartan Up podcast on YouTube https://www.youtube.com/c/SpartanUpPodcast Joe De Sena on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/realjoedesena/   SPONSORS: Spartan Up podcast is brought to you by Wild Health www.wildhealth.com Wondering which diet is right for you? What your optimal recovery routine is? How your sleep impacts performance? Wild Health will help you uncover all the answers to your health questions with a fully personalized, precision health plan, based on your DNA & bloodwork. Discover your truth - sign up at wildhealth.com with code SPARTAN10 for 10% off.    This episode of Spartan Up is brought to you by 5.11, the Official Plate Carrier sponsor of the 2022 U.S. Spartan Events. Check out their website at 511tactical.com/spartan   Race, recharge, recover. The #1 workout-recovery blend in America is now available with 200mg of clean caffeine. FITAID Energy is naturally sweetened with only 15 calories, no sucralose, no aspartame, and no compromises. This NATURALLY sweetened clean energy + sports recovery blend is now available in 4 electric flavors. Visit lifeaidbevco.com and save 20% when you sign up for a subscription today. Use code SPARTANENERGY at checkout for 20% off.   CREDITS: Producer – Marion Abrams, Madmotion.com Host: Joe De Sena © 2022 Spartan

23m
Aug 16
Change Your Life in 12 Hours / Joe De Sena & Colin O'Brady

Colin O’brady is a 10-time world record breaking explorer. He was the first person to cross Antarctica solo, unsupported and fully-human powered, and has rowed a boat across the treacherous Drake Passage. He’s found a way that ANY person can change their life in just 12 hours.  He and Joe de Sena , founder and CEO of Spartan, talk about it on this episode of the Spartan Up podcast.   LINKS: More about the 12 hour walk ​​https://12hourwalk.com/ More about Colin https://www.colinobrady.com/ SPONSORS: Spartan Up podcast is brought to you by Wild Health www.wildhealth.com Wondering which diet is right for you? What your optimal recovery routine is? How your sleep impacts performance? Wild Health will help you uncover all the answers to your health questions with a fully personalized, precision health plan, based on your DNA & bloodwork. Discover your truth - sign up at wildhealth.com with code SPARTAN10 for 10% off.    This episode of Spartan Up! is brought to you by Trifecta. Unbox your best self with the food, coaching, and community support you need to reach your goals. Trifecta delivers delicious, macro-balanced meals directly to your door. Let Trifecta handle meal prep and take 40% off your first order using code SPARTAN at checkout.    Start with The SpiderBracket, then choose your accessories—including an inventory of the lightest monitors on the market, ranging in sizes from 13.3 inches to 17.3 inches. You can attach them vertically or horizontally.  Visit spiderbracket to place an order and get connected from anywhere! https://www.spiderbracket.com/?utm_source=SpartanUp&utm_medium=Podcast&utm_campaign=August CREDITS: Producer – Marion Abrams, Madmotion.com Host: Joe De Sena © 2022 Spartan  

29m
Aug 02
Unlocking Business Growth /  Alex Hormozi and Joe De Sena

Big things take time. That's Alex Hormozi's number one business tip. Little did he know that was 100% in alignment with Joe De Sena's philosophy.  By the age of 32, Alex Hormozi and his wife Leila’s portfolio of companies surpassed $85M in annual revenue spanning, Joe De Sena (founder & CEO of Spartan) invited him on Spartan Up podcast to learn more. Listen to hear how this growth & monetization expert thinks about business, fitness and longevity. LINKS: Hormozi on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/hormozi/ https://www.instagram.com/hormozi/ Acquisition.com http://acquisition.com/   SPONSORS: Spartan Up podcast is brought to you by Wild Health www.wildhealth.com Wondering which diet is right for you? What your optimal recovery routine is? How your sleep impacts performance? Wild Health will help you uncover all the answers to your health questions with a fully personalized, precision health plan, based on your DNA & bloodwork. Discover your truth - sign up at wildhealth.com with code SPARTAN10 for 10% off.    This episode of Spartan Up is brought to you by 5.11, the Official Plate Carrier sponsor of the 2022 U.S. Spartan Events. Check out their website at 511tactical.com/spartan   This episode of Spartan Up is brought to you by the EXOGEN ultrasound bone healing system. EXOGEN is a non-invasive treatment option that can help heal your broken bone in just 20 minutes a day in the comfort of your own home. If you or a loved one has broken a bone, talk to your doctor about EXOGEN. EXOGEN is indicated for the healing of nonunion fractures and for accelerating the healing of certain acute fractures, with no known contraindications. To learn more visit https://www.exogen.com/us/SPARTAN/   CREDITS: Producer – Marion Abrams, Madmotion.com Host: Joe De Sena © 2022 Spartan

29m
Jul 21
Why Anxiety Is Good for You / Joe De Sena and Tracy Dennis-Tiwary, Ph.D.

Anxiety is pervasive, but not all anxiety is bad.  That's what Tracy Dennis-Tiwary, Ph.D. has determined after 20 years of research.  Anxiety is not an illness to be avoided. Anxiety is an emotion that can serve us. That's why all the medications and self help books continue to fail us. (quick note - anxiety disorders are real, but anxiety is not the same thing as an anxiety disorder.)   LINKS: READ Future Tense: Why Anxiety Is Good for You (Even Though It Feels Bad) https://www.drtracyphd.com/future-tense More about Tracy Dennis-Tiwary, Ph.D. https://www.drtracyphd.com/   SPONSORS: Spartan Up podcast is brought to you by Wild Health www.wildhealth.com Wondering which diet is right for you? What your optimal recovery routine is? How your sleep impacts performance? Wild Health will help you uncover all the answers to your health questions with a fully personalized, precision health plan, based on your DNA & bloodwork. Discover your truth - sign up at wildhealth.com with code SPARTAN10 for 10% off.    This episode of Spartan Up is brought to you by 5.11, the Official Plate Carrier sponsor of the 2022 U.S. Spartan Events. Check out their website at 511tactical.com/spartan   This episode of Spartan Up! is brought to you by Trifecta. Unbox your best self with the food, coaching, and community support you need to reach your goals. Trifecta delivers delicious, macro-balanced meals directly to your door. Let Trifecta handle meal prep and take 40% off your first order using code SPARTAN at checkout.  CREDITS: Producer – Marion Abrams, Madmotion.com Host: Joe De Sena © 2022 Spartan

24m
Jul 07
Work from Home? / Joe De Sena & Craig James

Craig James is a friend of Joe De Sena (founder and CEO of Spartan Race), and they are talking about what almost everyones talking about - remote work vs in person work.  You probably know Joe's take, but what do the studies say? What do professionals in the business of work spaces say?   Craig is the founder of DWELLoptimal. The idea is that extended stay business travelers need to be productive while on the road. Craig spent 20 years on Wall Street and 8 years in Hong Kong.   He and Joe will talk about the pros and cons of remote vs in person work from both the worker and the employer side, AND why no matter where you work you need to make time for burpees. LINKS Craig’s Dwelloptimal https://www.dwelloptimal.com/#/ https://www.dwelloptimal.com/#/ READ: the effects of exercise on the brain https://www.spartan.com/blogs/unbreakable-focus/effects-of-exercise-on-the-brain Spartan Up podcast is brought to you by Wild Health www.wildhealth.com Wondering which diet is right for you? What your optimal recovery routine is? How your sleep impacts performance? Wild Health will help you uncover all the answers to your health questions with a fully personalized, precision health plan, based on your DNA & bloodwork. Discover your truth - sign up at wildhealth.com with code SPARTAN10 for 10% off.    Race, recharge, recover. The #1 workout-recovery blend in America is now available with 200mg of clean caffeine. FITAID Energy is naturally sweetened with only 15 calories, no sucralose, no aspartame, and no compromises. This NATURALLY sweetened clean energy + sports recovery blend is now available in 4 electric flavors. Visit lifeaidbevco.com and save 20% when you sign up for a subscription today. Use code SPARTANENERGY at checkout for 20% off. CREDITS: Producer – Marion Abrams, Madmotion.com Host: Joe De Sena © 2022 Spartan  

28m
Jun 21
Build Your Own Business - Is It Worth the Risk? / Spartan CEO & 800-GOT-JUNK CEO

Is it worth it to build your own business? Joe De Sena, CEO and Founder of Spartan Race, asks Brian Scudamore, CEO & Founder of 1-800-GOT-JUNK.  Then they talk about Scudamore's new book "BYOB - Build Your Own Business." LINKS: BYOB Build Your Own Business, Be Your Own Boss https://amzn.to/3axWISr https://amzn.to/3axWISr   Spartan Up podcast is brought to you by Wild Health www.wildhealth.com Wondering which diet is right for you? What is your optimal recovery routine? How does your sleep impact performance? Wild Health will help you uncover all the answers to your health questions with a fully personalized, precision health plan, based on your DNA & bloodwork. Discover your truth - sign up at wildhealth.com with code SPARTAN10 for 10% off.    AND by Athletic Brewing Company. Athletic Brewing Company’s innovative process allows them to brew great-tasting craft beer without the alcohol. Place an order today at athleticbrewing.com and get free shipping on two six packs or more. New customers can also get 10% off their entire order with code SPARTAN10. Limit one per customer.   CREDITS: Producer – Marion Abrams, Madmotion.com Host: Joe De Sena © 2022 Spartan  

23m
Jun 07
What's the Power of One More? / Ed Mylett & Joe De Sena

Mindset matters.  Actions matter. Tactics matter. The power of "one more" is as effective as it is simple. In this conversations withJoe De Sena, Spartan Race founder and CEO, Ed Mylett explains the origins of his ideas that combine thoughts and actions to unlock massive change. How his father tried one more time to get sober, how he took one more breath, how he wished he could have one more day with him and how today Ed Myeltt has built an identity around always doing one more of the things that matter - one more rep at the gym, one more "I love you" to his family, one more edit of the book.   LINKS: Ed Mylett's http://www.maxoutlive.com/ The Book "The Power of One More: The Ultimate Guide to Happiness and Success" https://amzn.to/3m36IWA The Race https://www.spartan.com/ Spartan Up podcast is brought to you by Wild Health www.wildhealth.com Wondering which diet is right for you? What is your optimal recovery routine? How does your sleep impact performance? Wild Health will help you uncover all the answers to your health questions with a fully personalized, precision health plan, based on your DNA & bloodwork. Discover your truth - sign up at wildhealth.com with code SPARTAN10 for 10% off.  CREDITS: Producer – Marion Abrams, Madmotion.com Host: Joe De Sena © 2022 Spartan

28m
Jun 01
The Four Quadrants of Success / Joe De Sena & Austin Speck

To be successful Austin Speck, CEO of Titan Brands, uses a formula that balances 4 areas - Intellect Quotient, Physical Quotient, Emotional Quotient and Spiritual Quotient.   He and Joe De Sena, Spartan founder and CEO, talk about how they manage each in their personal and business lives.   LINKS: https://www.linkedin.com/in/austinspeck https://www.linkedin.com/in/austinspeck https://www.titan.fitness/ This episode of Spartan Up is brought to you by the EXOGEN ultrasound bone healing system. EXOGEN is a non-invasive treatment option that can help heal your broken bone in just 20 minutes a day in the comfort of your own home. If you or a loved one has broken a bone, talk to your doctor about EXOGEN. EXOGEN is indicated for the healing of nonunion fractures and for accelerating the healing of certain acute fractures, with no known contraindications. To learn more visit https://www.exogen.com/us/SPARTAN/ Spartan Up podcast is brought to you by Wild Health www.wildhealth.com Wondering which diet is right for you? What your optimal recovery routine is? How your sleep impacts performance? Wild Health will help you uncover all the answers to your health questions with a fully personalized, precision health plan, based on your DNA & bloodwork. Discover your truth - sign up at wildhealth.com with code SPARTAN10 for 10% off.  CREDITS: Producer – Marion Abrams, Madmotion.com Host: Joe De Sena © 2022 Spartan

1s
May 24
This Massacre Survivor Now Spreads Joy through Running / Gilbert Tuhabonye & Joe De Sena

Gilbert has endured great suffering in his life, but his message is of joy! Burundian long-distance runner, author, and motivational speaker is a survivor of the massacres during the Burundian Civil War of the early 1990s. Members of the Hutu tribe invaded Tuhabonye's high school and captured more than 100 Tutsi children and teachers killing most with machetes; the rest were burned alive. Tuhabonye managed to escape and he published his account in "This Voice in My Heart: A Genocide Survivor's Story of Escape, Faith, and Forgiveness"   LINKS: https://www.gazellefoundation.org/ https://www.gilbertsgazelles.com/ More about Gilbert https://gilberttuhabonye.com/ https://gilberttuhabonye.com/   GILBERT’S BOOK This Voice in My Heart: A Genocide Survivor's Story of Escape, Faith, and Forgiveness"  https://amzn.to/3MjhfZ4   This episode of Spartan Up is brought to you by 5.11, the Official Plate Carrier sponsor of the 2022 U.S. Spartan Events. Check out their website at 511tactical.com/spartan Spartan Up podcast is brought to you by Wild Health www.wildhealth.com Wondering which diet is right for you? What your optimal recovery routine is? How your sleep impacts performance? Wild Health will help you uncover all the answers to your health questions with a fully personalized, precision health plan, based on your DNA & bloodwork. Discover your truth - sign up at wildhealth.com with code SPARTAN10 for 10% off.  CREDITS: Producer – Marion Abrams, Madmotion.com Host: Joe De Sena © 2022 Spartan

23m
May 17
What Can We Learn From Ultarunners? / CLASSIC

Have you ever run an ultramarathon? If you want to, you can do it. Travis Macy, his dad, Mark, Mimi Anderson, and Bart Yasso are going to make you want to go for a run today and forget about the distance. Mimi Anderson says, “I had that moment in my heart. You know, where somebody suggests something, and I thought, 'Well, why can't I do that?' It was so out of the ordinary.” Bart Yasso, “People ask me about motivation and I always said, I had the motivation. I had to, like, hold myself back that I didn't go out and run 40 miles every day. I was… I just loved it. In this episode, you’ll learn: Obstacles are all good mental training Focusing on the process rather than the outcome Setting goals that you want to beat and working to beat them Running for the love of it, not just for sport If you want to watch the full episodes: What is the Ultra Mindset? Travis Macy tells Joe De Sena https://youtu.be/https://youtu.be/FepoSo4XL0I The Female Ultra Runner with 3 World Records You Haven't Heard About ep. 015  https://youtu.be/DCUZiWwmZII Meet Runners World's Chief Running Officer Bart Yasso ep.077  https://youtu.be/cpKSXB9dSoM   SPONSOR Become the best version of yourself in just 3-minutes a day with Heroic—the new social training platform built to help you be more energized, productive, and connected, TODAY! Join the movement at www.heroic.us, and use the code SPARTAN20 to save 20% off your membership.   SUBSCRIBE: Apple Podcasts: http://bit.ly/SpartanUpShow YouTube: http://bit.ly/SpartanUpYT Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/1pYBkk1T684YQg7CmoaAZt FOLLOW SPARTAN UP: Spartan Up on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/spartanuppodcast/ Spartan Up on Twitter https://twitter.com/SpartanUpPod CREDITS: Producer: Lake Watters Hosts: Johnny Waite, Joe De Sena Co-Hosts: Sefra Alexandra, Col. Nye Sr Producer: Marion Abrams © 2022 Spartan

23m
May 14
What Makes An Elite Athlete? Joseph Gray pt 2 / DEKA

Joe Gray says, “What are the elite athletes doing? If you're looking to set elite goals for yourself, I don't care if you're a five hour marathoner and you want to run a 4:30, you're trying to do something that you've never done before. You have performance on mind. One thing you'll always notice is you're not going to see a lot of low carb athletes in endurance sports at the top of the sport.” Today, Yancy and Joseph Gray talk about how you can reach elite goals and live life and train like an elite athlete. Today, you’ll learn about: - Finding what’s best for you instead of just what works for others - Training at 38 vs 28 years old - Importance of being selfless Joseph Gray is one of the most accomplished professional trail and mountain runners on the planet. He is a 9-Time World CHAMPION, 31-time USA National team member and 2016 & 2019 World Mountain Running Champion, the American record holder at the Mount Washington Road Race, 2012 XTERRA Trail Run World Championships co-winner, and he is a 16-Time USA National Champion.  Follow Joe: Facebook - facebook.com/journeyofjoegeezi Twitter - @joegeezi Instagram - @joegeezi   Connect with Jarod and Yancy on social, and attend a DEKA event:  -Jarod’s Social: @jarod_cogswell -Yancy’s Social: @YancyCulp -Race a DEKA Event: DEKA-FIT   SPONSOR Become the best version of yourself in just 3-minutes a day with Heroic—the new social training platform built to help you be more energized, productive, and connected, TODAY! Join the movement at www.heroic.us, and use the code SPARTAN20 to save 20% off your membership.   SUBSCRIBE: Apple Podcasts: http://bit.ly/SpartanUpShow  YouTube: http://bit.ly/SpartanUpYT Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/1pYBkk1T684YQg7CmoaAZt  FOLLOW SPARTAN UP: Spartan Up on Instagram: @spartanuppodcast Spartan Up on Twitter: @SpartanUpPod   CREDITS: Producer: Lake Watters Host: Jarod Cogswell and Yancy Culp Sr Producer: Marion Abrams © 2022 Spartan

43m
May 12
Unlock your Goals with Community / Joe De Sena and Gina Bianchini

The behavioral and social science tells us community is the great unlock! Gina Bianchini is a groundbreaker in the work of entrepreneurship and community first with Ning and today as founder and CEO of Mighty Networks. Hear how you can use community to unlock your potential, how this is a golden age for sharing ideas,  what she thinks of Elon Musk's purchase of Twitter and much more!   LINKS: Mighty Networks: https://community.mightynetworks.com/  https://www.mightynetworks.com/  https://www.mightynetworks.com/migration 10 Rules for Resilience, Mental Toughness for Families https://amzn.to/3FbqwQ0   Spartan Up podcast is brought to you by Wild Health www.wildhealth.com Wondering which diet is right for you? What your optimal recovery routine is? How your sleep impacts performance? Wild Health will help you uncover all the answers to your health questions with a fully personalized, precision health plan, based on your DNA & bloodwork. Discover your truth - sign up at wildhealth.com with code SPARTAN10 for 10% off.    Become the best version of yourself in just 3-minutes a day with Heroic—the new social training platform built to help you be more energized, productive, and connected, TODAY! Join the movement at www.heroic.us, and use the code SPARTAN20 to save 20% off your membership.   CREDITS: Producer – Marion Abrams, Madmotion.com Host: Joe De Sena © 2022 Spartan

35m
May 10
Fix Your Life’s Trajectory / CLASSIC

Aaron Hinde, Laura Gassner Otting, and Ryan Holiday have advice and experiences that will help you get where you truly want to be. Laura Gassner Otting, author of “Limitless,” says, “I had the great fortune of having this business coach who was curious about what I was doing and wanted to help me. And I went to have breakfast with him, and I brought him all this great stuff. I brought him like my P&L sheets and my marketing material and all my to do lists and all this, and I thought I was gonna get all the gold stars. And he didn't look at any of it, and he basically was like, ‘What kind of life do you want?’ And I was like, What are you talking about? And he's like, ‘What kind of life do you want? And is the work you're doing right now helping you build that?’” In this episode, you’ll learn: - The relationship between Alignment, Trajectory, and Momentum - How to evaluate if you’re on the right trajectory, and controlling it yourself - Setting your trajectory for the day to help the trajectory of your life If you want to watch the full episodes: LIFEAID Founder Aaron Hinde and his Bottomless ATM https://youtu.be/_L790EQ_u2A Define Your Own Path with Laura Gassner Otting & Joe De Sena https://youtu.be/D8ES8-zrfvQ Real Life Lessons from Ancient Greeks / Ryan Holiday & Joe De Sena https://youtu.be/Xj6kBZgIsjk SPONSOR This episode of Spartan Up is brought to you by Athletic Brewing Company. Athletic Brewing Company’s innovative process allows them to brew great-tasting craft beer without the alcohol. Place an order today at athleticbrewing.com and get free shipping on two six packs or more. New customers can also get 10% off their entire order with code SPARTAN10. Limit one per customer.   SUBSCRIBE: Apple Podcasts: http://bit.ly/SpartanUpShow YouTube: http://bit.ly/SpartanUpYT Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/1pYBkk1T684YQg7CmoaAZt FOLLOW SPARTAN UP: Spartan Up on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/spartanuppodcast/ Spartan Up on Twitter https://twitter.com/SpartanUpPod CREDITS: Producer: Lake Watters Hosts: Johnny Waite, Joe De Sena Co-Hosts: Sefra Alexandra, Col. Nye Sr Producer: Marion Abrams © 2022 Spartan

18m
May 07
Go Running Before It’s Too Late, Joseph Gray pt 1 / DEKA

Yancy: There may come a day when I can't run anymore, but I can still do it right now. So I do it. I run just about everywhere I go.  Joe Gray: But ultimately too, I need to stay in shape because I want to beat my son for a few more years. He's slowly catching up. Today, Yancy and Joseph Gray talk about finding the spark to run, having an activity to do until you physically can’t anymore after a long life, and using it to better your life and for those around you. Today, you’ll learn about: How to push yourself in a way that brings you gratification like nothing else  Getting lost in the magical feeling of the trail One day there will be a day you can’t run anymore, enjoy physical things while you can Joseph Gray is one of the most accomplished professional trail and mountain runners on the planet. He is a 9-Time World CHAMPION, 31-time USA National team member and 2016 & 2019 World Mountain Running Champion, the American record holder at the Mount Washington Road Race, 2012 XTERRA Trail Run World Championships co-winner, and he is a 16-Time USA National Champion.  Follow Joe: Facebook - facebook.com/journeyofjoegeezi Twitter - @joegeezi Instagram - @joegeezi   Connect with Jarod and Yancy on social, and attend a DEKA event:  -Jarod’s Social: @jarod_cogswell -Yancy’s Social: @YancyCulp -Race a DEKA Event: DEKA-FIT   SPONSOR This episode of Spartan Up is brought to you by Athletic Brewing Company. Athletic Brewing Company’s innovative process allows them to brew great-tasting craft beer without the alcohol. Place an order today at athleticbrewing.com and get free shipping on two six packs or more. New customers can also get 10% off their entire order with code SPARTAN10. Limit one per customer.   SUBSCRIBE: Apple Podcasts: http://bit.ly/SpartanUpShow  YouTube: http://bit.ly/SpartanUpYT Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/1pYBkk1T684YQg7CmoaAZt  FOLLOW SPARTAN UP: Spartan Up on Instagram: @spartanuppodcast Spartan Up on Twitter: @SpartanUpPod   CREDITS: Producer: Lake Watters Host: Jarod Cogswell and Yancy Culp Sr Producer: Marion Abrams © 2022 Spartan

25m
May 05
Move the Body Heal the Mind / Joe De Sena & Jennifer Heisz, PhD

Your brain evolved to prevent you from moving, to conserve energy, because there was a time when humans needed  a lot of energy to hunt and to gather food. We don't have to do that now, but the brain is still set up to conserve energy. But if you can overcome that resistance and MOVE you unlock the most powerful medicine in mental health.  This episode explains how exercise can improve focus, memory, depression, anxiety and sleep.  How much exercise you need to do.  And some simple recommendations to encourage the release of the chemicals your brain wants more of.   Joe De Sena, founder and CEO of Spartan is joined by Jennifer Heisz, PhD author “Move the Body, Heal the Mind” is an expert in brain health, associate professor in the Department of Kinesiology at McMaster University and directs the NeuroFit Lab.  Dr. Heisz's research examines the effects of physical activity on brain function to promote mental health and cognition.   LINKS: More about Dr. Jennifer Heisz https://www.jenniferheisz.com/ Move the Body Heal the Mind https://amzn.to/3y9IYaz https://amzn.to/3y9IYaz 10 Rules for Resilience, Mental Toughness for Families https://amzn.to/3FbqwQ0   Spartan Up podcast is brought to you by Wild Health www.wildhealth.com Wondering which diet is right for you? What your optimal recovery routine is? How your sleep impacts performance? Wild Health will help you uncover all the answers to your health questions with a fully personalized, precision health plan, based on your DNA & bloodwork. Discover your truth - sign up at wildhealth.com with code SPARTAN10 for 10% off.    AND by Athletic Brewing Company. Athletic Brewing Company’s innovative process allows them to brew great-tasting craft beer without the alcohol. Place an order today at athleticbrewing.com and get free shipping on two six packs or more. New customers can also get 10% off their entire order with code SPARTAN10. Limit one per customer.   CREDITS: Producer – Marion Abrams, Madmotion.com Host: Joe De Sena © 2022 Spartan

31m
May 03
Are You Too Old? / CLASSIC

Marla Sweeney, Heather Gollnick, Jimmy Binns are going to let you know how they keep doing what they do as they get older, and with their advice, you’ll be able to keep competing and having fun actively until your 80s, 90s, maybe even into your 100s. We had the help of Amelia Boone interviewing Marla, and Kevin Gillotti interviewing Heather. Joe: Because they didn't want a 72 or 73 year old? Jimmy Binns: I think a part of it was that they didn't want people thinking that anybody can walk in there and just go through the police academy. Joe: But you would train. Jimmy: Yeah, but I mean, it's a very vigorous and rigorous program. You know, ain't nobody walking in there and completing it, trust me, unless you really are motivated. In this episode, you’ll learn: - How to run Spartan Races in your 70s - With competitive age comes wisdom IF you listen to your body - How Jimmy was able to complete the Police Academy at the age of 73 If you want to watch the full episodes: You're Never too old to Run - Marla Sweeney and Amelia Boone ep 185 - https://youtu.be/RY5bcqyHppQ Staying Fit as You Age with Heather Gollnick // Spartan ATHLETE 001 - https://youtu.be/3o45DV6GXTU 74 Year Old Motorcycle Cop Jimmy Binns is Never too Old for a Challenge ep.031 - https://youtu.be/SEyf8H8vVcc SPONSOR This episode of Spartan Up is brought to you by the EXOGEN ultrasound bone healing system. EXOGEN is a non-invasive treatment option that can help heal your broken bone in just 20 minutes a day in the comfort of your own home. If you or a loved one has broken a bone, talk to your doctor about EXOGEN. EXOGEN is indicated for the healing of nonunion fractures and for accelerating the healing of certain acute fractures, with no known contraindications. To learn more visit https://www.exogen.com/us/SPARTAN   SUBSCRIBE: Apple Podcasts: http://bit.ly/SpartanUpShow YouTube: http://bit.ly/SpartanUpYT Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/1pYBkk1T684YQg7CmoaAZt FOLLOW SPARTAN UP: Spartan Up on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/spartanuppodcast/ Spartan Up on Twitter https://twitter.com/SpartanUpPod CREDITS: Producer: Lake Watters Hosts: Johnny Waite, Joe De Sena Co-Hosts: Sefra Alexandra, Col. Nye Sr Producer: Marion Abrams © 2022 Spartan

18m
Apr 30
Set A Goal You Can’t Reach, Hans Florine pt 2 / DEKA

Hans Florine says, “That's what climbing is, is doing something that you couldn't previously do, whether it was last week or seconds ago. And so there's immediate reward in climbing for, 'Hey there's a problem in front of you, and it's just a problem.' And that's what life is. And we do something, change our body position, get another tool, and we move forward and we get past it.” Today, Yancy and Jarod talk with Hans about reaching for goals you can’t accomplish yet, and how having fun means you're at your best. Today, you’ll learn about: The people having the most fun are the best climbers Go out and find things to do and challenge yourself, because you can Finding something you can’t do, but want to do, and working and learning until you accomplish it Hans Florine is a speed climber, professional speaker, author and thought leader in speed and efficiency. Hans has repeatedly set and broken one of the most coveted speed records in the world: The Nose of El Capitan, a 2,900-foot monolith in Yosemite Valley. Connect with Hans and buy his book, On the Nose: On the Nose (Hardcover and Audiobook) -hansflorine.com/?page_id=252 Website - hansflorine.com/ Do Hard Things Challenge - dhtchallenge.com/ Facebook - facebook.com/HansFlorineclimbs Twitter - twitter.com/hansflorine Instagram - instagram.com/hansflorine YouTube - youtube.com/channel/UChfOZX5LDSuhZDJA4xa08Og/feed Stay at Hans’ homes -hansbasecamp.com/   Connect with Jarod and Yancy on social, and attend a DEKA event:  -Jarod’s Social: @jarod_cogswell -Yancy’s Social: @YancyCulp -Race a DEKA Event: DEKA-FIT   SPONSOR This episode of Spartan Up is brought to you by the EXOGEN ultrasound bone healing system. EXOGEN is a non-invasive treatment option that can help heal your broken bone in just 20 minutes a day in the comfort of your own home. If you or a loved one has broken a bone, talk to your doctor about EXOGEN. EXOGEN is indicated for the healing of nonunion fractures and for accelerating the healing of certain acute fractures, with no known contraindications. To learn more visit https://www.exogen.com/us/SPARTAN   SUBSCRIBE: Apple Podcasts: http://bit.ly/SpartanUpShow  YouTube: http://bit.ly/SpartanUpYT Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/1pYBkk1T684YQg7CmoaAZt  FOLLOW SPARTAN UP: Spartan Up on Instagram: @spartanuppodcast Spartan Up on Twitter: @SpartanUpPod   CREDITS: Producer: Lake Watters Host: Jarod Cogswell and Yancy Culp Sr Producer: Marion Abrams © 2022 Spartan

25m
Apr 28
How to Find a Life Worth Living / Ryan “Birdman” Parrott & Joe De Sena

Feel a lack of motivation?  Find a problem that needs to be solved. Ryan joins Spartan Race founder and CEO Joe De Sena to talk about it. He enlisted in the Navy after watching the Twin Towers fall on 9/11, and Parrott served eight years as a U.S. Navy SEAL completing three combat tours to Iraq before being assigned to Advanced Training Command as an Instructor.     He saw the need for better burn care, he started Sons of the Flag. Today he sees a need for better physical education and he's starting the The Human Performance Project to dissect and share essentials of human physiology.   The Tough Bible - the best information from Spartan Up all in one place Spartan.com/toughbible http://spartan.com/toughbible  Be ready for ANYTHING - download the free book  https://www.spartan.com/readyforanything   Spartan Up podcast is brought to you by Wild Health www.wildhealth.com Wondering which diet is right for you? What your optimal recovery routine is? How your sleep impacts performance? Wild Health will help you uncover all the answers to your health questions with a fully personalized, precision health plan, based on your DNA & bloodwork. Discover your truth - sign up at wildhealth.com with code SPARTAN10 for 10% off.    Race, recharge, recover. The #1 workout-recovery blend in America is now available with 200mg of clean caffeine. FITAID Energy is naturally sweetened with only 15 calories, no sucralose, no aspartame, and no compromises. This NATURALLY sweetened clean energy + sports recovery blend is now available in 4 electric flavors. Visit lifeaidbevco.com and save 20% when you sign up for a subscription today. Use code SPARTANENERGY at checkout for 20% off. CREDITS: Producer – Marion Abrams, Madmotion.com Host: Joe De Sena © 2022 Spartan

25m
Apr 26
3 Amazing Boston Marathon Stories / CLASSIC

Meb Keflezighi, Jeffrey Zeizel, and Kathrine Switzer each have experiences at the Boston Marathon that would seem unthinkable if they didn’t happen. Meb Keflezighi, the first American to win the boston Marathon after the tragic bombing, says, “In a marathon, you don’t break early. You know, you try to hold on, but sometimes you have to listen to your instincts and go for it. And I went for it. I was the fifteenth, or so, fastest guy in the race, but you know, you’ve got to do it that day, and I was so proud to be able to pull the victory for the United States.” In this episode, you’ll learn: - How Meb’s family embodying the American dream led to his glorious victory - Jeffrey’s experience being in the Marathon when the bomb went off and how he managed his situation - The lead up, the incident, and the after effects of Kathrine Switzer’s historical run where she was attacked by an official If you want to watch the full episodes: Meb Keflezighi tells Spartan why he wins Marathons - https://youtu.be/SDUU865MV4s Clinical Social Worker Shares Techniques to Overcome Any Obstacle ep.068 - https://youtu.be/1Jo1oEHVttY Kathrine Switzer Changed Marathons Forever, with host Joe De Sena - https://youtu.be/p7cjri0IX80   SPONSOR This episode of Spartan Up is brought to you by the EXOGEN ultrasound bone healing system. EXOGEN is a non-invasive treatment option that can help heal your broken bone in just 20 minutes a day in the comfort of your own home. If you or a loved one has broken a bone, talk to your doctor about EXOGEN. EXOGEN is indicated for the healing of nonunion fractures and for accelerating the healing of certain acute fractures, with no known contraindications. To learn more visit https://www.exogen.com/us/SPARTAN   SUBSCRIBE: Apple Podcasts: http://bit.ly/SpartanUpShow YouTube: http://bit.ly/SpartanUpYT Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/1pYBkk1T684YQg7CmoaAZt FOLLOW SPARTAN UP: Spartan Up on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/spartanuppodcast/ Spartan Up on Twitter https://twitter.com/SpartanUpPod CREDITS: Producer: Lake Watters Hosts: Johnny Waite, Joe De Sena Co-Hosts: Sefra Alexandra, Col. Nye Sr Producer: Marion Abrams © 2022 Spartan

23m
Apr 23
Get Clarity With Adventures, Hans Florine pt 1 / DEKA

Hans Florine talking about when he broke his legs 4 years ago, “I was out of view when I fell and broke my leg. He came around the corner and I was talking on the phone. And he's like, "What the F are you doing talking on the phone?" And I'm like, I'm talking to the Rangers. Why are you talking Rangers? We need a rescue. I've broken both of my legs, and he's just like, you you know, couldn't you, like, cry or scream or do something first before you just get to business of fixing it... I think he's one of the people who just said, like, I just started doing what I could do.” Today, Yancy and Jarod talk with Hans about finding peace with yourself through adventure. In this episode, you’ll learn about: - Don’t live life from the sideline - Get as much as you can out of what you love doing - How joy and proper safety outweigh fear - The bonds and trust you gain taking things on with others - Staying happy and doing what you can do Hans Florine is a speed climber, professional speaker, author and thought leader in speed and efficiency. Hans has repeatedly set and broken one of the most coveted speed records in the world: The Nose of El Capitan, a 2,900-foot monolith in Yosemite Valley. Connect with Hans and buy his book, On the Nose: On the Nose (Hardcover and Audiobook) -hansflorine.com/?page_id=252 Website - hansflorine.com/ Do Hard Things Challenge - dhtchallenge.com/ https://www.dhtchallenge.com/ Facebook - facebook.com/HansFlorineclimbs Twitter - twitter.com/hansflorine Instagram - instagram.com/hansflorine YouTube - youtube.com/channel/UChfOZX5LDSuhZDJA4xa08Og/feed Stay at Hans’ homes -hansbasecamp.com/ http://hansbasecamp.com/   Connect with Jarod and Yancy on social, and attend a DEKA event:  -Jarod’s Social: @jarod_cogswell -Yancy’s Social: @YancyCulp -Race a DEKA Event: DEKA-FIT   SPONSOR This episode of Spartan Up is brought to you by the EXOGEN ultrasound bone healing system. EXOGEN is a non-invasive treatment option that can help heal your broken bone in just 20 minutes a day in the comfort of your own home. If you or a loved one has broken a bone, talk to your doctor about EXOGEN. EXOGEN is indicated for the healing of nonunion fractures and for accelerating the healing of certain acute fractures, with no known contraindications. To learn more visit https://www.exogen.com/us/SPARTAN   SUBSCRIBE: Apple Podcasts: http://bit.ly/SpartanUpShow  YouTube: http://bit.ly/SpartanUpYT Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/1pYBkk1T684YQg7CmoaAZt  FOLLOW SPARTAN UP: Spartan Up on Instagram: @spartanuppodcast Spartan Up on Twitter: @SpartanUpPod   CREDITS: Producer: Lake Watters Host: Jarod Cogswell and Yancy Culp Sr Producer: Marion Abrams © 2022 Spartan

35m
Apr 21
America’s Worst Mom / Lenore Seknazy & Joe De Sena

Today’s kids are smarter and stronger than our culture gives them credit for. Kids need independence to learn the skills they’ll need as adults.   After her column "Why I Let My 9 Year Old Ride the Subway Alone" created a media firestorm, Lenore Skenazy founded the book, blog and movement, “Free-Range Kids.” Today she is president of Let Grow, the nonprofit making it easy, normal and legal to give kids back some independence.    Learn More About Let Grow: https://letgrow.org/   “Free-Range Kids” https://amzn.to/3JWEd68   Joe De Sena’s Parenting book “10 Rules for Mental Toughness for Families” https://amzn.to/3JrN6oz https://amzn.to/3JrN6oz   The Tough Bible - the best information from Spartan Up all in one place Spartan.com/toughbible http://spartan.com/toughbible    Spartan Up podcast is brought to you by Wild Health www.wildhealth.com Wondering which diet is right for you? What your optimal recovery routine is? How your sleep impacts performance? Wild Health will help you uncover all the answers to your health questions with a fully personalized, precision health plan, based on your DNA & bloodwork. Discover truth - sign up at WILDHEALTH.COM with code SPARTAN10 for 10% off.    This episode of Spartan Up is brought to you by the EXOGEN ultrasound bone healing system. EXOGEN is a non-invasive treatment option that can help heal your broken bone in just 20 minutes a day in the comfort of your own home. If you or a loved one has broken a bone, talk to your doctor about EXOGEN. EXOGEN is indicated for the healing of nonunion fractures and for accelerating the healing of certain acute fractures, with no known contraindications. To learn more visit https://www.exogen.com/us/SPARTAN/ CREDITS: Producer – Marion Abrams, Madmotion.com Host: Joe De Sena   © 2022 Spartan

30m
Apr 19
Tactics to Overcome All Obstacles / CLASSIC

Earl Granville, Noah Currier, and Jonathan Lopez of Oscar Mike and Operation Enduring Warrior (OEW), author Alex Banayan, and Bai founder Ben Weiss are today’s experts for us to overcome all the different obstacles life throws at us.. Ben Weiss: You've got to be willing to take the path. For me, there's no shortcut. At the end of the day, you can't fail by working hard, you know, because your failures are still if you if they're rooted in hard work, somehow you lean on them, and then– Joe De Sena: You find a way out. Ben: Yeah, you’ll find success because there’s… Joe: You might find a door on the wall. Ben: Yes!   In this episode, you’ll learn: - Find the grit, and the right people, to help you overcome obstacles - Practice and prepare for adversity - Finding “the third door” that no one knows about to get where you want - Going up against the tide in an already dominated industry, growing and navigating the infrastructure to stay relevant If you want to watch the full episodes: Three wounded Veterans want you to be unstoppable - Spartan Up Interview - https://youtu.be/tS2tukmRKMY There is always a way in through the third door | Alex Banayan - https://youtu.be/WUGED4UAHtg 152. Ben Weiss | Why should you unbelieve? - https://youtu.be/bo41sGjW-_w   SPONSOR This episode of Spartan Up is brought to you by DUROLANE, a single injection that may provide up to six months 1 of relief from osteoarthritis knee pain. Risks can include general knee pain and pain at the injection site. You can see full prescribing information at DUROLANE.com.   SUBSCRIBE: Apple Podcasts: http://bit.ly/SpartanUpShow YouTube: http://bit.ly/SpartanUpYT Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/1pYBkk1T684YQg7CmoaAZt FOLLOW SPARTAN UP: Spartan Up on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/spartanuppodcast/ Spartan Up on Twitter https://twitter.com/SpartanUpPod CREDITS: Producer: Lake Watters Hosts: Johnny Waite, Joe De Sena Co-Hosts: Sefra Alexandra, Col. Nye Sr Producer: Marion Abrams © 2022 Spartan

19m
Apr 16
Don't Quit On Yourself, Brice Johnson / DEKA

Brice Johnson, Site Foreman at The Jericho Project, says, “Our form of spirituality is when you're doing so good, the next man is going to come up to you and ask you how you're doing that. No matter if it's cooking, in the gym at work, doing your homework, even folding your bed or doing your laundry. When the next man comes up and asks you, how are you doing that? That's our form of spirituality here.” Brice has been through a lot to get where he’s at today, and he’s made it his mission to help others like himself be the version of their self that they strive to be. Today, Yancy and Jarod talk with Brice about really wanting to be better and how you can focus on yourself. In this episode, you’ll learn: - You have to be dedicated to get better yourself, commit to yourself - Find the right support system - Be accountable and don't let negativity spread - Don’t let the people around you quit on themselves Connect with Jarod and Yancy on social, and attend a DEKA event:  -Jarod’s Social: @jarod_cogswell -Yancy’s Social: @YancyCulp -Race a DEKA Event: DEKA-FIT   SPONSOR This episode of Spartan Up is brought to you by DUROLANE, a single injection that may provide up to six months 1 of relief from osteoarthritis knee pain. Risks can include general knee pain and pain at the injection site. You can see full prescribing information at DUROLANE.com.   SUBSCRIBE: Apple Podcasts: http://bit.ly/SpartanUpShow  YouTube: http://bit.ly/SpartanUpYT Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/1pYBkk1T684YQg7CmoaAZt  FOLLOW SPARTAN UP: Spartan Up on Instagram: @spartanuppodcast Spartan Up on Twitter: @SpartanUpPod   CREDITS: Producer: Lake Watters Host: Jarod Cogswell and Yancy Culp Sr Producer: Marion Abrams © 2022 Spartan

36m
Apr 14
Never Give Up Joe De Sena & Jericho Project's Chuck Etchison

Chuck Etchison founded the Jericho project after 20 years of heroin addiction and incarceration. Spartan Up host Johnny Waite was at our trail race, the Golden Gate classic in San Francisco, back in November. There was a group of guys, about 30 of them, all there to volunteer. He said these were interesting guys, these are hard guys, you could tell that they'd spent some time in trouble. But Johnny said he'd never seen such friendly, helpful, engaging, enthusiastic people. 30 of them did the work of 300. One of them told him about the Jericho project, that these are all guys who've been in prison, all guys who'd had addiction issues, all guys were on a track to spend the rest of their life doing that. But they all ended up in Chuck's program called the Jericho project.    www.jerichoprojectca.org http://www.jerichoprojectca.org/   Joe De Sena’s Parenting book “10 Rules for Mental Toughness for Families” https://amzn.to/3JrN6oz https://amzn.to/3JrN6oz   The Tough Bible - the best information from Spartan Up all in one place Spartan.com/toughbible http://spartan.com/toughbible    Spartan Up podcast is brought to you by Wild Health www.wildhealth.com Wondering which diet is right for you? What your optimal recovery routine is? How your sleep impacts performance? Wild Health will help you uncover all the answers to your health questions with a fully personalized, precision health plan, based on your DNA & bloodwork. Discover truth - sign up at WILDHEALTH.COM with code SPARTAN10 for 10% off.    This episode of Spartan Up is brought to you by DUROLANE, a single injection that may provide up to six months 1 of relief from osteoarthritis knee pain. Risks can include general knee pain and pain at the injection site. You can see full prescribing information at DUROLANE.com. CREDITS: Producer – Marion Abrams, Madmotion.com Host: Joe De Sena   © 2022 Spartan  

1s
Apr 12
Are You Happy With Your Story? / CLASSIC

Frank Ferrante, Jeff Gomez, and JR Martinez have all had their own experiences rewriting their stories, and what they say will help you rewrite yours. JR Martinez says, “I think that's what drives me to this day, is I want to be that old man on the rocking chair and I'm on the front porch one day, and not asking "What if? What if? what if?" I want to be the guy that said, "I tried it. I didn't probably complete it, but at least I gave it a shot," you know? And that's what matters more than anything. You have to ask yourself, the question is, whatever you're unhappy about, is this what you want your life to become?” In this episode, you’ll learn: - Find where you belong. Life is not linear - Don’t let your past dictate who you’re going to be - Acknowledge what is holding you back in life and confront it instead of ignoring it - First 2 chapters of your life are written for you, you get to write the rest If you want to watch the full episodes: Frank Ferrante, Overcoming addiction and obesity | Spartan Up - https://youtu.be/ShLTsl9KSRo 160: Jeff Gomez | Rewrite Your Story - https://youtu.be/UYCupGKzwr4 JR Martinez Look Beyond the Scars and Overcome Any Adversity - https://youtu.be/86IIt1jUfco   SPONSOR This episode of Spartan Up is brought to you by DUROLANE, a single injection that may provide up to six months 1 of relief from osteoarthritis knee pain. Risks can include general knee pain and pain at the injection site. You can see full prescribing information at DUROLANE.com.   SUBSCRIBE: Apple Podcasts: http://bit.ly/SpartanUpShow YouTube: http://bit.ly/SpartanUpYT Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/1pYBkk1T684YQg7CmoaAZt FOLLOW SPARTAN UP: Spartan Up on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/spartanuppodcast/ Spartan Up on Twitter https://twitter.com/SpartanUpPod CREDITS: Producer: Lake Watters Hosts: Johnny Waite, Joe De Sena Co-Hosts: Sefra Alexandra, Col. Nye Sr Producer: Marion Abrams © 2022 Spartan

26m
Apr 09
3 Mic Drops To Fulfill Your Destiny / DEKA

JJ Birden: “Getting better, waiting for my opportunity. And when you get the opportunity, you don't open the door, YOU RIP THE DOOR OFF THE HINGES, and you make that opportunity stay. You own that baby. And that's what I did.”  Yancy: “That's another mic drop!” Today Yancy and Jarod go over 3 legendary mic drop moments from Todd Durkin, JJ Birden, and Matthias Giraud, that have shaped our mindsets for the better. In this episode, you’ll learn about: - Get your axx up and get after it, there’s no regrets with it - When you get an opportunity, own it! - Don’t be a pig wallowing in shxt Full Episodes Todd Durkin, “Improve Your Daily Discipline with Todd Durkin / DEKA” - https://youtu.be/hASH42xLhkk JJ Birden, “Former NFL Pro JJ Birden  Always Works Like an Underdog / DEKA” - https://youtu.be/sNJoGNJw1F0 Matthias Giraud, “The Roadmap to Fulfillment with Super Frenchie, Matthias Giraud / DEKA” - https://youtu.be/2y29ZFmioic Connect with Jarod and Yancy on social, and attend a DEKA event:  -Jarod’s Social: @jarod_cogswell -Yancy’s Social: @YancyCulp -Race a DEKA Event: DEKA.FIT /DEKA.FIT   SPONSOR This episode of Spartan Up is brought to you by DUROLANE, a single injection that may provide up to six months 1 of relief from osteoarthritis knee pain. Risks can include general knee pain and pain at the injection site. You can see full prescribing information at DUROLANE.com /DUROLANE.com. SUBSCRIBE: Apple Podcasts: http://bit.ly/SpartanUpShow  YouTube: http://bit.ly/SpartanUpYT Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/1pYBkk1T684YQg7CmoaAZt  FOLLOW SPARTAN UP: Spartan Up on Instagram: @spartanuppodcast Spartan Up on Twitter: @SpartanUpPod   CREDITS: Producer: Lake Watters Host: Jarod Cogswell and Yancy Culp Sr Producer: Marion Abrams © 2022 Spartan

23m
Apr 07
Should You Do Hard Things? Anna Lembke MD and Joe De Sena

What does the science say? Anna Lembke MD, Professor and Medical Director of Addiction Medicine at Stanford University and author of "Dopamine Nation," says yes! She explains, in terms we can all understand, why this is the case.  How does your reward system work? How have human interactions been “druggified”? If Buddha said take the middle path, why is it that today we need to take the hard path?   Anna Lembke, MD’s book Dopamine Nation https://amzn.to/3ua8Lgn https://amzn.to/3ua8Lgn More about Anna Lembke, MD https://www.annalembke.com/   Joe De Sena’s Parenting book “10 Rules for Mental Toughness for Families” https://amzn.to/3JrN6oz https://amzn.to/3JrN6oz   The Tough Bible - the best information from Spartan Up all in one place Spartan.com/toughbible http://spartan.com/toughbible  Be ready for ANYTHING - download the free book  https://www.spartan.com/readyforanything   Spartan Up podcast is brought to you by Wild Health www.wildhealth.com Wondering which diet is right for you? What your optimal recovery routine is? How your sleep impacts performance? Wild Health will help you uncover all the answers to your health questions with a fully personalized, precision health plan, based on your DNA & bloodwork. Discover truth - sign up at WILDHEALTH.COM with code SPARTAN10 for 10% off.    This episode of Spartan Up is brought to you by DUROLANE, a single injection that may provide up to six months 1 of relief from osteoarthritis knee pain. Risks can include general knee pain and pain at the injection site. You can see full prescribing information at DUROLANE.com. CREDITS: Producer – Marion Abrams, Madmotion.com Host: Joe De Sena   © 2022 Spartan

34m
Apr 05
Fix Your Metabolism with These Tips / CLASSIC

Dr. Nada, Dr. Alan Desmond, Apo Atsalakis & Alex Wisch all have great advice and tips to have a better metabolism. Apo Atsalakis, founder of PNOE, says, “Undereating is equally bad, actually, as overeating. So, many people do go on, particularly people who are into weight loss, do crash diets and they would eat very low calories and this essentially slows their metabolism down.” In this episode, you’ll learn: - Daily routines to boost metabolism - Circadian rhythm and metabolism. Getting a jumpstart from cordisol, using natural cycles for the best metabolism - What kind of training and diets you should try for your lifestyle to improve metabolic flexibility - What you should eat to have a better metabolism and healthier gut     If you want to watch the full episodes: Muscle and Metabolism // SPARTAN HEALTH 019 - https://youtu.be/MYsoQBV0lh0 Circadian Rhythm and Weight Control // SPARTAN HEALTH ep 016 - https://youtu.be/ZqqMYp7uvnM Geek out on Your Metabolism / Joe De Sena with  Apo Atsalakis & Alex Wisch - https://youtu.be/FwPjI9PiSW0 Should You Eat More Plants? / Joe De Sena & Dr. Alan Desmond - https://youtu.be/2cIgkfqKwME   SPONSOR This episode of Spartan Up is brought to you by DUROLANE, a single injection that may provide up to six months 1 of relief from osteoarthritis knee pain. Risks can include general knee pain and pain at the injection site. You can see full prescribing information at DUROLANE.com.   SUBSCRIBE: Apple Podcasts: http://bit.ly/SpartanUpShow YouTube: http://bit.ly/SpartanUpYT Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/1pYBkk1T684YQg7CmoaAZt FOLLOW SPARTAN UP: Spartan Up on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/spartanuppodcast/ Spartan Up on Twitter https://twitter.com/SpartanUpPod CREDITS: Producer: Lake Watters Hosts: Johnny Waite, Joe De Sena Co-Hosts: Sefra Alexandra, Col. Nye Sr Producer: Marion Abrams © 2022 Spartan

26m
Apr 02
Move To Fix Your Mindset / DEKA

“The good doctors are out there prescribing exercise to people suffering with depression, anxiety, stress. It's an antidepressant, and I know the other thing that it does for me is it makes me feel more confident. Confidence breeds joy as well. It gives me more self-worth. It gives me a better self-image. And that always, that always happens after a workout,” says Jarod Cogswell, co-host of the DEKA Series and Co-Creator of Spartan DEKA. Today Yancy and Jarod are talking about how exercise is about more than your physical results. It can help create your best mindset ever. In this episode, you’ll learn about: - Mindset shapes your behavior and elevates positivity - 3 step plan, get up and out, reach for the moments and thoughts you want, take notes after each session - You need to exercise your mind and spirit as much as your body - Fitness is guaranteed to serve you back Connect with Jarod and Yancy on social, and attend a DEKA event:  -Jarod’s Social: @jarod_cogswell -Yancy’s Social: @YancyCulp -Race a DEKA Event: DEKA-FIT   SPONSOR This episode of Spartan Up is brought to you by DUROLANE, a single injection that may provide up to six months 1 of relief from osteoarthritis knee pain. Risks can include general knee pain and pain at the injection site. You can see full prescribing information at DUROLANE.com. SUBSCRIBE: Apple Podcasts: http://bit.ly/SpartanUpShow  YouTube: http://bit.ly/SpartanUpYT Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/1pYBkk1T684YQg7CmoaAZt  FOLLOW SPARTAN UP: Spartan Up on Instagram: @spartanuppodcast Spartan Up on Twitter: @SpartanUpPod   CREDITS: Producer: Lake Watters Host: Jarod Cogswell and Yancy Culp Sr Producer: Marion Abrams © 2022 Spartan

30m
Mar 31
Is that even food!? Max Lugavere and Joe De Sena on What You Should Eat and Why

What's the Perfect Diet? Max Lugavere weighs in with Joe De Sena (founder & CEO of Spartan).. Vegan, Vegetarian, carnivore?  Should you eat breakfast?  AND why does all of it matter so much! Max Lugavere, is a health and science journalist, watched his mother's fast decline and started a journey to understand how to best extend his own health span.  He's the author of Genius Foods, Genius Life and his new book Genius Kitchen and the host of the podcast "The Genius Life." Genius Kitchen https://amzn.to/3Nz17nw Genius Foods https://amzn.to/3LttdyF     Joe De Sena’s Parenting book “10 Rules for Mental Toughness for Families” https://amzn.to/3JrN6oz https://amzn.to/3JrN6oz   The Tough Bible - the best information from Spartan Up all in one place Spartan.com/toughbible http://spartan.com/toughbible  Be ready for ANYTHING - download the free book  https://www.spartan.com/readyforanything   Spartan Up podcast is brought to you by Wild Health www.wildhealth.com Wondering which diet is right for you? What your optimal recovery routine is? How your sleep impacts performance? Wild Health will help you uncover all the answers to your health questions with a fully personalized, precision health plan, based on your DNA & bloodwork. Discover truth - sign up at WILDHEALTH.COM with code SPARTAN10 for 10% off.    This episode of Spartan Up is brought to you by DUROLANE, a single injection that may provide up to six months 1 of relief from osteoarthritis knee pain. Risks can include general knee pain and pain at the injection site. You can see full prescribing information at DUROLANE.com. CREDITS: Producer – Marion Abrams, Madmotion.com Host: Joe De Sena   © 2022 Spartan  

38m
Mar 29