Episodes
In this episode I speak with Gary Vaynerchuk about my 3-year tenure as his personal trainer, coaching him 7-days/week for 3-years straight. Some of the questions I asked him were: - What was your very first impression of me? Both during the interview as well as once we began coaching. - What’s the workout which you cussed me out the most? - If you could only teach your children 3 things (fitness/health related), what would they be? - If you lost everything and could no longer afford a...
Published 07/14/24
Published 07/14/24
In this episode of The Jordan Syatt Mini-Podcast, I shoot the breeze and have an in-depth conversation with my podcast producer, Tony, about a variety of topics including: - The best show on Netflix (arguably). - The truth about Green Tea. - How the health and fitness industry has changed since I started this podcast.  -How I've become more comfortable with just being myself online.  - My research paper on Nazi families that lived next to Auschwitz in WWII. - And my dream of surprising...
Published 07/07/24
In this episode of The Jordan Syatt Mini-Podcast, I shoot the breeze and answer questions from the listeners with my podcast producer, Tony.  We discuss the story of the eight grade pregnancy, optimizing steps and cardio, flexibility training, lifting with a nagging injury, my favorite non-fitness books, Tony's intervention, and more.... Do you have any questions you want us to discuss on the podcast? Give Tony a follow and shoot him a DM on...
Published 06/30/24
In this episode of The Jordan Syatt Mini Podcast, I speak with Inner Circle Member, Nicole (@nicolelucidi98 on IG), about how she decided to change her whole life and is now over 100 pounds down! Nicole gives extraordinary insight into how she's been able to lose 100lbs sustainably, enjoyably, and how you can make incredible progress, too. I hope you enjoy the episode. And if you do, please leave a review on iTunes (they really do help a lot). Finally, if you've been thinking about joining...
Published 06/23/24
In this episode of The Jordan Syatt Mini Podcast, I speak with the strongest woman you might not have heard of, Meghan Callaway (IG: @meghancallaway). If you want to get strong as all hell, be able to crank out pull-ups, chin-ups, or muscle-ups, and listen to an inspirational strength coach, hit play on this episode right now. I hope you enjoy the episode and, if you do, please leave a review on iTunes (huge thank you to everyone who has written one so far). Finally, if you've been thinking...
Published 06/16/24
In this episode of The Jordan Syatt Mini Podcast, I speak with clinical psychologist, Dr. Josh Smith (@drj.smith), about how to set boundaries with difficult people, understanding narcissism, and much more. I hope you enjoy the episode and, if you do, please leave a review on iTunes (huge thank you to everyone who has written one so far). Finally, if you've been thinking about joining The Inner Circle but haven't yet...we have hundreds of home and bodyweight workouts for you and you can get...
Published 06/09/24
In this episode of The Jordan Syatt Mini-Podcast, I have an in-depth conversation with my podcast producer, Tony, about cross training, body dysmorphia in bodybuilding, becoming an athlete as you age, and more. If you have any questions you want us to discuss on the podcast, give Tony a follow and shoot him a DM on Instagram:  https://www.instagram.com/tone_reverie/ . I hope you enjoy this episode and, if you do, please leave a written review on iTunes and Spotify (huge thank you to everyone...
Published 06/02/24
In this episode of The Jordan Syatt Mini-Podcast, I shoot the breeze and answer questions from the listeners with my podcast producer, Tony. We discuss beach body workouts, what it means to have a "good" exercise program, and the truth about greens powders and how they impact your health. I go over the concept of hyposatiability, why multivitamins or protein powders are a better bang for buck, and how the idea of "burning fat" when you workout is a fallacy. I talk about the Godfathers of...
Published 05/26/24
Urban warfare expert, John Spencer (@SpencerGuard on X), demystifies the Israel Gaza War. He's been on the ground both in Israel and in Gaza since the war began (and many times before), and has seen first-hand what both sides are doing and how they're trying to accomplish their goals. In this conversation, John breaks down the myths and facts of the Israel Gaza war so you know the truth about what's going on. John discusses: - Israel's use of 2,000 pound bombs - Hamas's use of human...
Published 05/22/24
In this episode of The Jordan Syatt Mini Podcast, I shoot the breeze with Inner Circle Coach, Susan Niebergall (IG: @susanniebergallfitness) and answer questions like: - Spin Burns More Calories Than Walking, So Why is Walking Better? - The Best Exercises to Strengthen Your Hamstrings? - Tips to Improve Your Dead Hang Time (Aside from Dead Hangs)? - How Tired Should You Be at The End of Your Workout? - Are InBody Scans Accurate and Worthwhile? - What is the Best Front Squat Replacement? I...
Published 05/19/24
In this episode of The Jordan Syatt Mini Podcast, I speak with clinical psychologist, Dr. Josh Smith (@drj.smith), about the psychology of narcissism, understanding your own personality type, and much more. I hope you enjoy the episode and, if you do, please leave a review on iTunes (huge thank you to everyone who has written one so far). Finally, if you've been thinking about joining The Inner Circle but haven't yet...we have hundreds of home and bodyweight workouts for you and you can get...
Published 05/12/24
In this episode of The Jordan Syatt Mini-Podcast, I have an in-depth conversation with my podcast producer, Tony, all about home gyms. I talk about my first pieces of home gym equipment,  my recommendations for those getting started building their own home gym, what my dream pieces of home gym equipment are, and how to build a great home gym on a budget.  I discuss the psychology of training at home vs in a commercial gym, my current home gym setup, and why I actually like the much maligned...
Published 05/05/24
In this episode of The Jordan Syatt Mini-Podcast, I tell the crazy Vietnamese Karaoke story. I also answer questions from the listeners with my podcast producer, Tony.  We discuss topics like how to motivate a loved one to live a healthier lifestyle, what to do about unhealthy triggers on social media and in your social circles, and strategies for nurses and people with difficult schedules that struggle with binge eating.  We also talk about the quagmire that is pregnancy diet advice, the...
Published 04/28/24
In this episode of The Jordan Syatt Mini-Podcast, I have an in-depth conversation with my podcast producer, Tony, all about training as you age. I talk about how aging affects everything from fat loss, to strength, to muscle growth... but the core principles of training stay the same throughout your entire life. I go over why younger folks have an advantage at building strength and muscle, how women tend to approach training with more enthusiasm later in life, and how TRT is the same thing as...
Published 04/21/24
In this episode of The Jordan Syatt Mini Podcast, I speak with Inner Circle Member, Adam, about his current health situation, why he'd like to improve it, and what plan he's going to use to achieve his goals. He's currently 467 pounds and wants to get to a healthy 300lbs so he can be around for his children. I hope you enjoy the episode and, if you do, please leave a review on iTunes (huge thank you to everyone who has written one so far). Finally, if you've been thinking about joining The...
Published 04/14/24
In this episode of The Jordan Syatt Mini-Podcast, I answer questions from the listeners with my podcast producer, Tony.  We discuss topics like whether or not you can trust the listed calories on the label, how to know what your ideal weight is, and some of my favorite fitness analogies and cues. We also talk about our favorite comedians, the importance of publicized debate between experts, and why I think most documentaries should be taken with a grain of salt. Do you have any questions you...
Published 04/07/24
If you've ever struggled with binge eating or emotional eating or boredom eating and are unsure of how to develop a healthy relationship with food...stop what you're doing and listen to this podcast immediately. In this episode I'm joined by Inner Circle Member, Lizzy. Throughout the conversation she discusses her own personal struggles with Binge Eating and I help her create a strategy to stop her binge eating once and for all. Love you, -J PS you can join The Inner Circle here:...
Published 03/31/24
In this episode of The Jordan Syatt Mini-Podcast, I answer questions from the listeners with my podcast producer, Tony.  We discuss topics like whether or not BMI is a worthwhile metric, what "macro-friendly" even means, how to approach fat loss when fasting for Ramadan, and whether or not red meat causes cancer.  We also talk about food deserts, hunting, actively seeking out content that you disagree with, and a big announcement for my family. I spiked my blood sugar every day for a month -...
Published 03/24/24
In this episode of The Jordan Syatt Mini Podcast, I speak with Kait Ann Michelle (IG: @kaitannmichelle) about the dark side of the fitness industry as well as some of the psychological components of nutrition. I hope you enjoy the episode. And, if you've been thinking about joining The Inner Circle but haven't yet...we have hundreds of home and bodyweight workouts for you and you can get them all here: www.sfinnercircle.com. -J
Published 03/17/24
In this episode of The Jordan Syatt Mini-Podcast, I have an in-depth conversation with my trusty podcast producer, Tony, all about strength standards for men, women, and advanced athletes. While creating my own set of strength standards for advanced athletes, I also talk about relative vs absolute strength, why I don't use olympic lifts as a general standard, which lifts I do set standards for, and why I think strength standards need to be different for men and women. I also talk about why I...
Published 03/10/24
In this episode of The Jordan Syatt Mini Podcast, I speak with my current coach, Lucas Hardie (@rangeofstrength) about how I've got so damn flexible (and how you can, too) from understanding the science of mobility and flexibility training. I hope you enjoy the episode. And, if you've been thinking about joining The Inner Circle but haven't yet...we have hundreds of home and bodyweight workouts for you and you can get them all here: www.sfinnercircle.com. -J
Published 03/03/24
In this episode of The Jordan Syatt Mini Podcast, I shoot the breeze with Inner Circle Coach, Susan Niebergall (IG: @susanniebergallfitness) in which we discuss: - The Science of Ozempic and Weight Loss Drugs - How to Fix "Skinny Fat" - Are Bodybuilders Athletes? - And More... I hope you enjoy the episode. And, if you've been thinking about joining The Inner Circle but haven't yet...we have hundreds of home and bodyweight workouts for you and you can get them all here: www.sfinnercircle.com. -J
Published 02/28/24
In this episode of The Jordan Syatt Mini-Podcast, I answer questions from the listeners with my podcast producer, Tony. We discuss what to do if you think a loved one's diet is unhealthy or potentially dangerous, what to do when grip strength is a limiting factor, how to program training for high school athletes in-season and off-season, and what the pros and cons are of wearing minimalist footwear. We also talk about why I only recommend tracking protein, fiber, and calories, why I love...
Published 02/25/24
In this episode of The Jordan Syatt Mini-Podcast, I have a conversation with my trusty podcast producer, Tony, all about the science of building muscle.  I also talk about how people are afraid of adding calories, why strength training is king when it comes to adding muscle, how to know if a strength training plateau is a programming issue or a diet issue, and some common mistakes people make when they decide to add calories to support their muscle growth. I also talk about the Real Life...
Published 02/18/24