1023: The Best Exercises to Build Biceps, How Binging Affects Metabolism, Why Most People Shouldn't Run & MORE


In this episode of Quah, sponsored by Organifi (organifi.com/mindpump, code “mindpump” for 20% off), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about training biceps, how running can be done efficiently and effectively, how a prolonged caloric deficit followed by binging affects metabolism, and a typical day of eating for the Mind Pump Crew.

  • Best pick-up lines, multiple personalities and the ego we create. (4:15)
  • Mind Pump’s newest sponsor Kettle & Fire. (9:50)
  • Butcher Box, farm raised vs. wild caught fish & MORE. (14:06)
  • The best time of day for increased stamina based on your circadian rhythm. (20:00)
  • The benefits of having your kids in sports for overall development. (22:32)
  • Coming to terms with adversity, learning to reframe your negative self-talk, the law of attraction & MORE. (29:30)
  • #Quah question #1 – I have fallen in love with resistance training, but the one muscle I find boring is training biceps. It seems like there only a few exercises that I can do. (41:42)
  • #Quah question #2 – You guys rag a lot on running. Do you think running can be done efficiently and effectively? If so, how would you go about doing this? (53:07)
  • #Quah question #3 – If someone has been in a prolonged caloric deficit and then starts binging, how would that affect their metabolism? (1:02:39)
  • #Quah question #4 – Describe a typical day of eating? Not a perfect day, but a typical day from breakfast to your last meal. (1:08:48)

People Mentioned

  • Jim Kwik (@jimkwik)  Instagram
  • Max Lugavere (@maxlugavere)  Instagram
  • Jessica Rothenberg (@thetraininghour)  Instagram
  • Hal Elrod (@hal_elrod)  Instagram
  • Layne Norton, PhD (@biolayne)  Instagram

Related Links/Products Mentioned

  • May Promotion: MAPS HIIT ½ off!! **Code “HIIT50” at checkout**
  • Visit Kettle & Fire for the special offers for Mind Pump listeners!
  • Visit Butcher Box for this month’s exclusive Mind Pump offer!
  • Amazon.com: Watch Split | Prime Video
  • Mind Pump Ep. 1002: Jim Kwik’s 10 Keys To Getting More Out Of Your Brain
  • Visit Organifi for the special offer for Mind Pump Listeners! Code “mindpump” at checkout.
  • The Circadian Code: Lose Weight, Supercharge Your Energy and Sleep Well Every Night – Book by Satchin Panda
  • Mind Pump Ep. 1007: Hal Elrod On Cheating Death & Creating The Miracle Morning
  • Mind Pump TV – Build Your Biceps with Angles
  • Positions of Flexion and the Rep-Range-Overlap Technique
  • Eat Stop Eat: Intermittent Fasting for Health and Weight Loss – Book by Brad Pilon
  • Visit Smoothie Box for the special offer for Mind Pump listeners!
  • Mind Pump Free Resources


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