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High Intensity Business

High Intensity Business (formerly Corporate Warrior) is a high intensity strength training podcast designed to help HIT enthusiasts to achieve their fitness goals and HIT business owners and personal trainers to build a successful HIT business. The podcast helps individuals and personal trainers to optimise results for themselves and their clients with evidence-based information on exercise, diet, and lifestyle. Moreover, the podcast explores every aspect of starting and growing a high intensity training business including personal training, sales, marketing, operations, hiring, retention, pricing and packaging, financial management, exercise equipment, leadership, productivity, and much more. Previous guests include Dr Doug McGuff, Drew Baye, Skyler Tanner, Fred Hahn, James Fisher PhD, James Steele PhD, Luke Carlson, Adam Zickerman, Kyle Recchia, Adrian Antigua, Bill Crawford, Dorian Yates, Simon Melov PhD, Roger Schwab, Robb Wolf, Mark Sisson, Steve Maxwell, and many, many more.

Nov 2, 2017

Steve Maxwell is one of the world's most accomplished and well-regarded health and fitness experts – in addition to being a fitness coach, physical educator, Brazilian Jiu-jitsu instructor, trainer to high-level professional athletes in the MLB and the NFL, and consultant to various US government agencies such as the DEA, the Secret Service, and the FBI, Steve has been named one of the Top 100 trainers in the United States by Men's Journal and holds a number of Pan-American and Worldwide Championships in competitive grappling.

Steve has been featured in many mainstream and industry-specific outlets, such as Men's Health, Muscle Media, Hard Style, The Russian Kettlebell Challenge, and The Naked Warrior. Today, Steve continues his nomadic lifestyle, traveling around the world and sharing his insights and wisdom through his seminars and training camps.

This is my third interview with Steve, so if this is your first time hearing him, make sure you check out his previous appearances on Corporate Warrior!


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In this episode, we cover:

  • Steve's morning health routine and how he selects the concepts he incorporates
  • The critical importance of movement and mobility training in staying physical fit as you age
  • Managing stress and using Heart Rate Variability (HRV) and CNS training to optimize when you train
  • Tips, tricks, and hacks for frequent flyers and for improving the quality of your sleep
  • … and much more!


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