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JackedCast - EP022 - Keep the Fire Burning

JackedCast Show Notes

Episode #: 22

Date: 01/30/17

Hosts: Clay Russell & Mike Florio


The Panel Weighs In

  • Clay:     

    • Goal: 240.0lbs.

    • Status: 243.0lbs.

    • Change: no change

  • Mike:     

    • Goal: 220

    • Status: 218

    • Change: +2lbs


The Big Discussion

  • Avoiding the Burnout & Relighting the Fire

    • Overcoming lack of sleep, sickness & soreness in order to stay on track

    • Not seeing results? Why try?

    • Setting reasonable goals

    • It’s easy to make excuses. How to be more accountable?

    • Tips on staying motivated


The Struggle: (obstacles to overcome in the month ahead)

  • Clay: A new daily routine has me back at 6 hours of sleep a night.

  • Mike: Eating less fat damn it!


Jacked Trax (our favorite workout jams) Visit the homepage to get a preview of all the tracks listed.

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The Situation Room: (Mike answers the internet’s questions)

  • Getting started with supplements: Where to start for beginners?

  • What to eat when a hard-working metabolism is your enemy?


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  • @michaelpcouto: @JackedCast EP021 A great episode guys! @dmtammaro 's story an inspiration. Get some sleep keep up the good work! #AppleWatch


In Closing

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