Show Notes EP 515 Big Top Beard Quah

  • Guys discuss people’s perceptions of them / Sal’s locker room story / Adam’s movie theater bathroom story (3:08)
    • People meet them and think they are a live version of the podcast
    • Urinal etiquette
    • Adam’s baby wipes rant
  • Guys discuss their latest MPTv video (16:40)
    • How to defend yourself in a bar setting ft. Kyle Kingsbury (@Kingsbu)
  • Finding balance with their diets when traveling / How the guys are currently eating (22:21)
    • Eat zero vegetables, no restrictions
    • When at home it’s routine
    • Adam
      • Intuitive eating
      • Getting enough protein
        • Making it a point
      • Foods
        • Brussel sprouts
        • Bacon
        • Eggs
        • Avocados
        • Berries
        • Coconut oil & butter
        • Bison, steak,veal
        • Beans & rice
    • Sal
      • Keto
      • High fat and lots of vegetables
      • Foods
        • Brussel sprouts
        • White rice & sweet potatoes
        • Little to no fruit
        • Lamb, bison
    • Justin
      • Foods
        • Brussel sprouts
        • Signed up with CDA
        • Broccoli, cauliflower
        • Steak, chicken, pork
        • Paying attention to dairy intake
    • Changing up flavor profile and eating a variety of whole foods
      • Engineered flavor and smell
      • No cravings
      • Takes time, but make that effort
  • Quah question #1 – What are non-negotiable foods that you buy organic vs. non organic? (35:37)
    • Thick skin foods that you have to peel skin off
      • Bananas, avocados
    • Pasta (organic)
      • Wheat
    • Milk (organic)
    • Meats (mostly organic/grass fed)
      • Can get expensive
      • Grain fed can taste better for certain cuts of meat
    • Eggs (organic and pasture raised)
      • Chickens eat insects and bugs
  • Quah question #2 – Have they ever had to fire a client? Why? How did they do it? (41:13)
    • Inconsistent
      • Call once
      • If they call back, less of priority
    • Sal
      • Woman told him how to train her
      • Goal was to help her out
      • Stop reps short and acting like she didn’t want to be there
        • Threw weights on floor
        • Too heavy (5 lbs. dumbbells)
    • Adam
      • Woman threw weights at him
        • Liked punishing workouts
        • Executive
      • Trained her for 7 years
      • Used as motivation that if he could train her, he could train anyone
      • Treated him like shit / wasn’t going to feed into abusive relationship
      • Has 3 month commitment now
        • Does state he will fire them if (has list)
        • Wants people ready to work and guide them
    • Justin
      • Looked at difficult clients as a challenge
      • Woman was in punishment mode
        • Used exercise as a way to punish her
        • Not a good fit for him and couldn’t work with her anymore
  • Quah question #3 – If you didn’t find your passion in health and fitness, what else could you see yourself doing? (58:55)
    • Sal
      • Teacher/Professor
        • Loves working with kids
        • Empowering, motivating others
      • Motivational speaker
    • Adam
      • Use sales, leadership skills
      • Driven by money
      • Loan officer
      • Real estate
      • Porn” star
    • Justin
      • Express artistic side
      • Learn how to draw/graphic design
      • Video game artist
      • Film
  • Quah question #4 – What are their thoughts on test boosters? (1:11:14)
    • Works if you have low testosterone
    • Adaptogens
      • Tongkat ali
      • D-Aspartic acid
      • Ashwagandha
    • Take when under high levels of stress
    • Eat whole foods and balance stress levels

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  • Kyle Kingsbury
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