The Body of Knowledge
By Kenny Kane & Andy Galpin
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The Body of Knowledge is a serialized podcast featuring stories from the intersection of science and fitness. Each story is born in a conversation about quality of life and incubates until it can grow into actionable insight. The show is hosted by former comedian and lifelong human performance coach, Kenny Kane and Professor of Exercise Physiology at CSUF, Andy Galpin. The show is produced in volumes and the chapters of each volume are released weekly.
||Explicit2.8 Epilogue||We conclude Volume II with some reflections on leadership. Kenny, Andy, and Josh lay out what leadership means to them and what they learned from each guest.||3/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit2.7 Mental Skills (featuring Jared Cohen)||In chapter 7 of volume II, we dive into the mental side of training with Oak Park Mental Skills Coach Jared Cohen. There's a lot of discussion about mindset and mentality out there but few tools for measuring and improving these things with training....||3/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit2.6 Dave Beck||In chapter 6 of volume II, we have the pleasure of discussing scientific thinking, sex education, and a slew of other topics with Dave Beck. Dave is a published author and science teacher who has been featured on the cover of the New York Times.||2/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit2.5 Gabe Rangel||In chapter 5 of volume II, we sit down with Gabe Rangel to talk about leadership in the military, professional sports, and life. Gabe explains the importance of environment and humility in developing people into better athletes and human beings.||2/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit2.4 Doug Larson||In chapter 4 of volume II, Co-Founder and Co-Host of Barbell Shrugged, Doug Larson joins us to talk about leadership in life and business. He goes into detail about his experience with being a fitness coach, entrepreneur, and father.||1/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit2.3 What You Want||In chapter 3 of volume II, we attempt to answer the question, why don't you get what you want? From fitness goals to business solutions, people often fall short and don't know why. We discuss the importance of focus, authenticity, and structure in...||12/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit2.2 Changing Roles||In chapter 2 of volume II, Andy interviews Kenny and Josh about their relationship dynamics and how they change roles constantly. We get into the details of rebranding CrossFit LA as Oak Park and the importance of flexibility in leadership.||12/13/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit2.1 Lee Brown||In chapter 1 of volume II, Professor Lee Brown talks about sports science and mentorship. We discuss his research on power and velocity, overcoming cancer and the death of his son, and his role as a sherpa for hundreds of students and young scientists.||12/4/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit2.0 Prologue||After some time off, we're back! The Body of Knowledge returns with Volume II: Sherpas. Kenny lays it all out in the Prologue and explains what to expect this time around.||12/1/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpilogue: Volume 1||In the epilogue, Kenny, Andy, and Josh reflect on the experience of creating the inaugural volume of The Body of Knowledge. They share some of the back stories and conversations that went into the first nine chapters with a little humor and a ton of...||5/25/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit1.9 Human Healthcare||In chapter 9, we are joined by Linda Rosenstock to talk about healthcare and the various factors that influence it. Linda has 20 years of experience in clinical medicine, she was appointed by the Clinton and Obama administrations to advise on issues...||5/16/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit1.8 Human Performance||In chapter 8, we describe the evolution of human performance and the factors that influence it. We show how the modern fitness industry came to be plagued by extreme ideology, persuasion, and isolation. Andy provides context for this conversation with..||5/9/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit1.7 Conscious Coaching [Brett Bartholomew]||In chapter 7, Brett Bartholomew joins us for a gripping conversation about conscious coaching. He explains how early struggles with extreme dieting and exercise provided the life experience that would ultimately influence his coaching philosophy....||5/2/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit1.6 Abundance Survival||In chapter 6, we address adherence, one of the most critical but least talked about topics in nutrition. Since many people struggle to adhere to eating plans, we focus on what it takes to actually stick to one. Kenny opens with a little reality check...||4/25/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit1.5 Biases Collide||In chapter 5, we dive headfirst into the strength vs cardiovascular training debate. Andy sets the stage by telling the story of Bob Hoffman’s showdown with Dr. Peter Karpovich over this divide in 1940. Following the aftermath, we address our...||4/18/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit1.4 Transforming Training [Michael Blevins]||In chapter 4, Michael Blevins joins us for a fascinating conversation about the philosophy of transformation. Michael is known for training actors to play superheroes on the big screen but the path to get there was very unique. He began changing...||4/11/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit1.3 Powerful Prevention [Jack Osbourne]||In chapter 3, Jack Osbourne discusses becoming a happy, healthy person. He grew up in a world of abundance as a reality tv star and the son of Ozzy Osbourne. Since then, he has sustained major personal growth. Kenny, Andy and Jack discuss autoimmune...||4/4/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit1.2 Contextual Practice||In chapter 2, Kenny shows the value of context through stories about growing up in a fitness business, playing sports, performing standup comedy, and becoming a human performance coach. Kenny’s life experience has significantly contributed to the...||4/4/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit1.1 Deep Adaptations||In chapter 1, Kenny and Andy dive deep into the science and applications of physiological adaptation. Research has shown that people can significantly change the composition of their muscle fibers and the magnitude of such changes can be shockingly...||4/4/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitPrologue||Origin Story||3/27/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
I could sit in a room with these guys for hours and constantly be shocked by the knowledge bombs that are dropped. Can take complex ideas and simplify them for meat heads like me to understand. Excited for what's to come!
Listen to this!
Unlike anything out there. Highly entertaining & informative!
Seriously, thank you for everything you do. If I can be any help don't hesitate to reach out!