The Strenuous Life Podcast with Stephan Kesting

By Stephan Kesting

Life is best lived by striving, struggling, and working towards something. Join host Stephan Kesting - martial artist, firefighter, outdoorsman - as he explores the frontiers of the strenuous life with guests including MMA and UFC fighters, multiple time Olympians, career firefighters and more.

  1. 1.
    334 - Ten Guru Warning Signs with Dr Dr Chris Kavanagh
    2:05:05
  2. 2.
    333 - Sometimes to Win the Fight You Have to Move the Fight
    8:26
  3. 3.
    332 - Trolling Anti-Vaxx Rallies, with Walter Masterson
    1:26:38
  4. 4.
    331 - A Gameplan for the Closed Guard with Jon Thomas
    49:58
  5. 5.
    330 - Beating BJJ Instructional Overwhelm, with Sonny Brown
    1:17:36
  6. 6.
    329 - How to Break into Stuntwork from Martial Arts with Steve Koepfer
    1:24:15
  7. 7.
    327 - A Revelation That's Helped Me Win More Than 10 Streetfights
    7:48
  8. 8.
    326 - Bringing Jiu-Jitsu into Public Schools, with Dom Hoskins
    1:01:35
  1. 9.
    325 - Wrestling with Trust, Propaganda, and Conspiracies, with Ami Palmer
    1:18:26
  2. 10.
    324 - Evolutionary Theory and BJJ, with Brazilian Biologist Marcio Pie
    1:00:34
  3. 11.
    323 - The Limits of Human Endurance with Mike McCastle
    1:00:38
  4. 12.
    322 - Epidemiology 101, with Colin Furness
    45:47
  5. 13.
    321 - Improving on Outdated BJJ Training Methods with Priit Mihkelson
    1:23:08
  6. 14.
    320 - OK, So You've Been Vaccinated, Can You Return to Training?
    54:07
  7. 15.
    319 - Strength Training for BJJ and MMA with Brandon Morgan
    1:03:49
  8. 16.
    318 - For the Love of Data; Risk, Science, and Who to Believe, with Nini Muñoz
    1:02:55
  9. 17.
    317 - Karl Gotch, the Godfather of the Japanese MMA Scene, with Tad Murphy
    1:19:59
  10. 18.
    316 - Dissecting the Fight or Flight Reaction, with Police Trainer Jeff Quail MSc
    1:41:52
  11. 19.
    315 - Gripfighting and Kuzushi, 2 Critical Skills That Almost Everyone Misses
    23:50
  12. 20.
    314 - Why Some Competitors Excel at Competition and Others Don't, with Andrew 'Goatfury' Smith
    1:16:56
  13. 21.
    313 - Covid Safe BJJ, Improving During Layoffs, and Tournament Strategy with Dan 'TrumpetDan' Lukeheart
    1:02:09
  14. 22.
    312 - Three Steps to Improve Your Post-Training Recovery
    22:09
  15. 23.
    311 - The Covid Vaccines and BJJ with Dr Chris Moriarty
    1:15:35
  16. 24.
    310 - Are you in a Jiu-Jitsu Cult with Matt 'Aesopian' Kirtley
    1:34:36
  17. 25.
    309 - Seven Ways to Make Your Leglocks More Effective
    27:40
  18. 26.
    308 - Jiu-jitsu Is The Art of Facing Challenges, with Elliott Bayev
    55:48
  19. 27.
    307 - Nazi Hippies and Authoritarian Yoga Instructors with Jules Evans
    54:33
  20. 28.
    306 - How to Talk to a Covid Denialist
    1:32:01
  21. 29.
    305 - 7 Mental Hacks I'm Using to Maintain Motivation in 2021
    18:07
  22. 30.
    304 - The Role of Intuition in BJJ and How to Refine It with Rob Biernacki
    1:00:02
  23. 31.
    303 - Everything You Wanted to Know About Professional Wresting But Were Afraid to Ask, with Tad Lincoln Murphy
    1:20:07
  24. 32.
    302- Debunking the Covid Myths, with Epidemiologists Dr Katrine Wallace and Madeline Lewis
    2:07:54
  25. 33.
    301 - Back Pain in Sport and How to Fix It, with Dr Stuart McGill
    1:13:03
  26. 34.
    300 - 5 Principles for Taking Risks
    26:47
  27. 35.
    299 - Division in the BJJ Community with Jamie Kilstein
    47:24
  28. 36.
    298 - Efficient Training for Competition with Brandon 'Wolverine' Mullins
    1:21:53
  29. 37.
    297 - Cults, Prophecies and Deprogramming Your Friends with Matthew Remski from Conspirituality.net
    1:00:44
  30. 38.
    296 - A People's History of BJJ, with Robert Drysdale
    1:20:39
  31. 39.
    295 - How to Do Long Wilderness Expeditions on the Cheap, with Frank Wolf
    1:03:03
  32. 40.
    294 - The Biggest Clue That It's Time to Quit Competing in Full Contact Martial Arts Like MMA, Boxing and Kickboxing
    9:29
  33. 41.
    293 - My Kung Fu Training Days...
    1:09:09
  34. 42.
    292 - Is It Safe to Train BJJ During Covid Yet? A Nuanced Answer...
    27:04
  35. 43.
    291 - Yoga, Meditation, and... Conspiracy Theory? With Derek Beres from the Conspirituality Podcast
    1:22:28
  36. 44.
    290 - Cult Behaviour in Jiu-Jitsu, with Steve Kwan from BJJ Mental Models
    1:35:08
  37. 45.
    289 - The Psychology of Jiu-Jitsu, with David Ley, Clinical Psychologist and BJJ Black Belt
    1:09:07
  38. 46.
    288 - Find a Way to Win, with Brandon 'Wolverine' Mullins
    34:20
  39. 47.
    287 - A Formula for the Butterfly Guard | Black Belt World Champion Brandon Mullins
    29:40
  40. 48.
    286 - The Fundamental Movements At The Core of Every Jiu-Jitsu Technique, with Brandon 'Wolverine' Mullins
    25:06
  41. 49.
    285 - Covid-19 Ground Zero in NYC with Medical Doctor and BJJ Black Belt Nicholas Tyau,
    1:07:12
  42. 50.
    284 - Why You Have to Get Super Granular and Specific to Improve
    5:39

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