Podcast – Functional Meatheads

FUNctional MEATHEADS is a weekly training& health podcast that discusses holistic, psychological and more esoteric aspects of training and health. It also dives into the inner monologue of the personal trainer. Hosted by Froy Sanchez and Mark DiSalvo, both CPTs in NYC.

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FUNctional MEATHEADS is a weekly training& health podcast that discusses holistic, psychological and more esoteric aspects of training and health. It also dives into the inner monologue of the personal trainer. Hosted by Froy Sanchez and Mark DiSalvo, bo
Language
🇬🇧 English
last modified
2019-04-27 16:42
last episode published
2016-04-04 16:50
publication frequency
8.86 days
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Number of Episodes
30
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Episodes

Date Thumb Title & Description Contributors
4.04.2016

#128: Your Guide to Thinking About Health

We reflect on different ways we have evaluated, in our own lives, our levels of health, and also reflect on other ways of thinking about it in more general terms for you. Download: FUNCTIONAL MEATHEADS EPISODE 128 (MP3)
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28.03.2016

#127: Mastering Your Mindset for Health

We share stories, framework and discuss how the mind may be the most important indicator of your success in sports, dieting, or really any accomplishment in life that involves physicality (and even those that don’t). Download: FUNCTIONAL MEATHEADS EPIS...
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23.03.2016

#126: Ketosis, Paleo, High Protein, Vegan… What to Do?

We field a lot of questions about diets, particularly the popularity of ketogenic (aka ketosis) and protein heavy diets, so we decided to revisit some of our experiences with specific diets (branded or scientifically based otherwise), with new and old ...
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15.03.2016

#125: What Is a “Movement Coach,” Anyway?

Following (and before) Conor McGregor’s loss at UFC 196, the entire “active” world came out with strong opinions on the idea of “movement coaches,” with hate and praise slung and thrown around at both ends of the spectrum. The bad part, though, was the...
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7.03.2016

#124: Coaching the Mind for Sport (and Coffee)

We discuss the framework of mental coaching for sport and the analytical part of sport: from the high levels to involving children. We also discuss ways we might bring physicality, in an inclusive way, back to elementary school-middle school aged kids....
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23.02.2016

#123: Who Gives You Advice?

We also get into an interesting digression on what art can tell us about fitness? We should have posted this a few weeks ago, considering it was recorded the day after the Super Bowl, BUT, a good discussion nonetheless! Download: FUNCTIONAL MEATHEADS E...
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17.02.2016

#122: Mind Training and Musings

In what turns out to be two podcasts of musings over various subjects, we keep returning to the power of the mind and when it intersects with reality. What realities are too strong to overcome… if any? Download: FUNCTIONAL MEATHEADS EPISODE 122 (MP3)
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3.02.2016

#121: Minimalist Training and Weight Loss Advice (and also, we go DEEP)

Sharing personal experiences is a powerful way to communicate: it’s never something we’ve shied away from on this show. In today’s episode, we hit this idea from a different light, using Jack Kornfield’s book “A Path with Heart” as a reference point. T...
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27.01.2016

#120: Evolve

… and other practical advice for training this winter. A lot happened in the past few weeks: we try to make sense of it all, and talk about our favorite topic: mindfulness. However, this time, we do so with the theme being evolution; from your training...
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21.01.2016

#119: The Intellectual Meatheads

We discuss a lot of things that workout that all important part of your body- your brain! We get into a brief history of physical culture as well. There’s a lot in life’s intellectual pursuits that can be applied to fitness. Like what, you ask? Find ou...
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11.01.2016

#118: How to REALLY Think About Making Change

We sit down solo and discuss a number of topics, but the running theme is how to really think about making important changes that will yield healthy results in your life. It’s not easy to implement always, but we try to make it painless. We also muse o...
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4.01.2016

#117: The Age of Strength and Conditioning Enlightenment

We’re back this week with two new episodes and the first show of 2016 (coming at the end of the week!). In this episode, recorded mid-December 2015, we discuss real life self defense principles & Conor McGregor’s victory, which eventually leads int...
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24.11.2015

#116: Some Good Musings

We are on a mini hiatus (continuing education trips across the globe for Mark, while Froy is busy training and nurturing a successful, growing business), but we never want to leave you hanging! So, flex your “Netflix muscle” and enjoy an onslaught of n...
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24.11.2015

#115: Participation Trophies…

We are on a mini hiatus (continuing education trips across the globe for Mark, while Froy is busy training and nurturing a successful, growing business), but we never want to leave you hanging! So, flex your “Netflix muscle” and enjoy an onslaught of n...
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24.11.2015

#114: Where’s this Fitness Thing Going Anyway?

We are on a mini hiatus (continuing education trips across the globe for Mark while Froy is busy training and nurturing a successful, growing business), but we never want to leave you hanging! So, flex your “Netflix muscle” and enjoy an onslaught of ne...
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24.11.2015

#113: Why Are There So Many Injuries in Sports?

This podcast started as an idea to muse on why there are so many injuries occurring in professional sports in recent years (or the seeming increase of injuries in recent years). It turned into that and much more: from a discussion on the power of coach...
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19.11.2015

#112: Life is a Question and Love is the Answer

How’s that for a title? The past 7 days have seen some really strange, sad, tragic, and surprising events. From the tragic acts of terror in Paris, to Ronda Rousey losing in shocking fashion to Holly Holm in the UFC Women’s Bantamweight division, there...
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10.11.2015

#111: What is a Human Anyway?

We ponder where some of our collective mental and physical health problems or phenomenons come from in relation to how “foreign” they are to our animal/human body. Sounds deep, huh? It’s really not, but it’s an interesting, coffee-fueled conversation t...
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3.11.2015

#110: Jump off the Ship!

The big news last week was the World Health Organization’s study on processed meat and it’s connection to cancer. We felt it brought up some interesting issues in the psyche of the public and our discussion was transformed into something much deeper on...
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29.10.2015

#109: Scott Burr, Strength Coach& Jiu Jitsu Black Belt

Scott Burr is an interesting guy. He’s holds a black belt in multiple martial arts, is a former MMA fighter, a strength coach, published fiction author, and has the distinction of being Steve Maxwell’s first and only black belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. ...
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21.10.2015

#108: Steve Maxwell Returns

Steve returns to Functional Meatheads to talk with us about world travel and how cultures and people live their “healthy” lives differently across the globe, jiu-jitsu, eating habits, poor mental accountability, fashion, and much more. It was a great c...
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6.10.2015

#107: More Nutrition& Lifestyle Talk/Reflections

Mark & Froy talk about recent musings and observations on nutrition and lifestyle habits in their own lives, the lives of those they’ve come in contact with, and more. Download: FUNCTIONAL MEATHEADS EPISODE 107 (MP3)
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21.09.2015

#106: The Braverman Test (and why you may want to take it)

What’s the Braverman test? A short spoiler alert: it’s easy to take and it may give you some insight into your health that you’re not even considering. Download: FUNCTIONAL MEATHEADS EPISODE 106 (MP3)
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1.09.2015

#105: Are You Training The Way Your City Wants You To?

Many complain about the limitations of their physical location as it relates to training, from weather and traffic to lack of opportunity, but what advantages are you missing in dismissing your current locale? There’s some deeper questions that may com...
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26.08.2015

#104: Personal Reflections from an Aggressive Weight Cut

Froy “interviews” Mark in an effort to get into his brain on what it was like to go through a 5 week weight cut that saw him drop 10 lbs to make weight for a jiu jitsu tournament. Besides the obvious benefit of losing the weight and making the tourname...
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18.08.2015

#103: Meathead Musings on Nutrition

Mark & Froy talk about how they’ve come to think about eating over the past few years. Other topics are mused on, you know the drill! Download: FUNCTIONAL MEATHEADS EPISODE 103 (MP3)
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12.08.2015

#102: What is an Athlete?

We muse today on athletes. What does it mean to be an “athlete?” The answer may surprise you. Download: FUNCTIONAL MEATHEADS EPISODE 102 (MP3)
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6.08.2015

#101: HRV / Heart Rate Variability, Pt 2

Today we talk about HRV, or Heart Rate Variability. It’s a great piece of technology, maybe one of the most powerful and affordable of any fitness evaluation tool created. What’s it all about? Find out here. Download: FUNCTIONAL MEATHEADS EPISODE 101 (...
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30.07.2015

#100: What Trauma Does Your Body Store?

An un-ceremonious episode 100! We kick it the same way we got to 100: musing on the deep issues. We talk about many topics: the mind-body connection, how we’d work with certain cases and how to put it all together. Download: FUNCTIONAL MEATHEADS EPISOD...
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22.07.2015

#99: The “Psychology” of Moving Your Life Forward

We often make things harder than they have to be, but the fundamentals of progress in health, fitness, and life in general are often much simpler than we make them. Froy & Mark talk about ways to help keep moving the process along. Download: FUNCTI...
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