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(#280) Tim Anderson returns to the podcast this week in our best interview to date. (Honestly, this one is amazing, folks!)

Tim is the co-founder of Original Strength and the author of several great books about how to restore human movement. His latest book is titled "The Becoming BulletProof Project" and you'll learn all about his great new book this week.

This was a great conversation from the beginning and there are many practical applications in the session.

Here's what you'll hear about:

  • How Tim's training radically changed from the beginning
  • What being "Superman" means to Tim
  • What is it to Become Bulletproof?
  • The advice he'd give his younger self
  • What is it to be truly strong?
  • The importance of "becoming"
  • The importance of "choice"
  • The key to fitness in one word
  • How to combat the aging process
  • Why does the body break down and how to prevent it
  • Understand the mindset in aging
  • What the Becoming Bulletproof Project is all about
  • Understand the "nudge" that leads to action
  • Examples of simple, but brutal workouts contained in the book
  • How to develop a strong mind and body with this system
  • Work capacity vs strength (defining work capacity)
  • What it felt like doing a one-mile leopard crawl?
  • How Tim overcomes doing OS movements in public settings?
  • How often Tim "resets?" And why?
  • Tim talks about his morning routines!
  • Learn about the Original Strength Institute
  • The best thing about Original Strength is...
  • What's the hardest thing (the challenge) about OS?
  • Neck nods and the overhead press - why it works?
  • A specific practice to use neck nods to improve pressing
  • Why Tim wrote the new book and the book he's most proud of
  • The "story" of the 135-pound Turkish get-up
  • What's your next step with Original Strength?
  • Learn about the different OS certifications
  • What's next for Tim?
  • A training practice you can use today after hearing this interview

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The Momentous Minute with Tim Caron

Scott Iardella:

Today's Momentous Minute is with Tim Caron, the owner of Allegiate Gym and performance engineer at Momentous, the sports nutrition company on a mission to clean up the supplement industry.

The question today is about the NSF certification. What is important to know about the NSF certification on product labels and can you please explain what it is?

Tim Caron:

The NSF is a third-party group that evaluates products and how we're looking at supplements. A lot of it's unregulated so we need to have some sort of intervention in regards to saying what the ingredients are, saying that they actually have them, someone following through with them, and why that's important for you as a customer. Potentially you're an athlete, potentially you're someone who's under the guidelines of testing and seeing if you're actually under other substances that are not conducive to a competitive and equal playing field.

NSF comes in and meets us in the middle in providing a service that makes companies hold themselves to a higher standard and the process to go through that is fairly rigorous. Having that piece of mind, knowing that a company went that extra step to actually really follow through and have integrity to make sure that they're providing really high quality products that actually say what they mean, that makes a big difference.

As an athlete, as someone who's competitive, or just wants a higher quality, NSF is something you should really look for in your supplements.


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