Never Hibernate On Your Goals

Episodes

Feb. 8, 2023

Long Snapping Life - The Chris Rubio Interview

On this episode, I speak with Chris Rubio, host of "The Rubio Method" podcast and president of "Rubio Long Snapping". In just 17 years, Chris Rubio has become the #1 snapping instructor in the country and the go-to man when …
Feb. 1, 2023

Cinderella Man - The Joey Angelo Interview

On this episode I speak with professional mixed martial artist and bare-knuckle boxer, Joey "The Cinderella Man" Angelo. Tune in as we discuss the life of a combat sports professional and how he balances that while working a…
Jan. 25, 2023

Muay Thai Life - The Jorden Jones Interview

On this episode I interview Muay Thai fighter and trainer Jorden Jones. Jorden has trained and fought in Thailand. He is also my Muay Thai trainer and played a big role in me regaining my health and fitness.
Jan. 18, 2023

Iron Man Fighting Cancer - The Ronald Smith Interview

Today's guest, Ronald smith was just 6 days out from competing in an "Iron Man" competition. He was about to embark on what some say is the toughest day in sports. The devastating diagnosis he received would break most peopl…
Jan. 10, 2023

Dream Big - The Dave Bradley Interview

Dave Bradley was born and raised in Manchester, England. Dave is highly experienced when it comes to dealing with people in the business and sporting world. He was a professional soccer player for 14 years, playing for Manch…
Jan. 4, 2023

Punch King Fitness - The Jeff Wallace / King Lei Interview

FITNESS REIMAGINED The first & only premier training facility of its kind! Offering a variety of classes led by experienced instructors with exclusive, state of the art Punch King equipment & performance metrics tracking tec…
Dec. 21, 2022

Fighter: Defying The NHL Odds - The Aaron Volpatti Interview

This is one of the most inspirational comeback stories in professional sports. Today's guest on The Bear Essentials, Aaron Volpatti, was never supposed to play in the NHL. As an average, undersized youth hockey player, Aaron…
Dec. 14, 2022

Facing Goliath - The Benjamin Smith Interview

Today guest on The Bear Essentials is writer, speaker, facilitator and mentor, Benjamin Smith. As a black child born in 1971, Ben was adopted in Seattle and raised by white parents in a tough neighborhood in East Vancouver. …
Dec. 7, 2022

Honed - The Dr. Mike Simpson Interview

Mike Simpson was born the oldest of two children in Redondo Beach California. At the age of 11, his father's employment with Rockwell International caused his family to relocated to Tehachapi California, where Mike would go …
Nov. 30, 2022

Rock and Roll Team Building - The Ciaran Gribben Interview

Ciaran Gribbin is a Grammy-nominated songwriter and performer who, in addition to working with world class artists such as Madonna, U2, Paul McCartney, Snow Patrol and Al Pacino, has toured the world as the singer of INXS. C…
Nov. 23, 2022

See You At The Top - The Pete Koch Interview

Today's guest on The Bear Essentials is former NFL lineman, actor and fitness trainer, Pete Koch. Born on Long Island, NY Pete began playing contact football at the age of seven and didn’t stop for twenty years. Along the wa…
Nov. 8, 2022

Invisible Like Vapor - The Toby Rand Interview

I've been vapor for years; a ghost trapped in my fears. When they see through me; only you can see me. These lyrics are from the powerful new single, Vapor, by today's guest, Toby Rand. Toby Rand is an Australian singer best…
Oct. 26, 2022

Send Me - The Nick Palmisciano Interview

What started as a mission of thirteen friends to save one Afghan interpreter quickly turned into one of the largest civilian rescue operations in history. Today's guest on The Bear Essentials is director, Nick Palmisciano. H…
Oct. 19, 2022

Blind Descent - The Brian Dickinson Interview

Imagine you just summited to the highest peak in the world, alone. One minute you are standing atop Mount Everest taking it all in, the next minute, you are experiencing snow blindness. What would you do? Today's guest on Th…
Oct. 12, 2022

Protect, Serve and Uplift - The Eric McCants Interview

Unfortunately, there is a lot of evil in this world and we need brave individuals who are willing to risk their lives to protect those who can't protect themselves. Today's guest on The Bear Essentials, Eric McCants, is one …
Oct. 5, 2022

The Unexpected - The Remi Adeleke Interview

Remi Adeleke is former Navy SEAL, author, actor and filmmaker. His acting credits include the films 6 Underground, Transformers: The Last Knight, and Ambulance. Remi was also featured on the TV series SEAL Team and the Amazo…
Sept. 28, 2022

Know Fear - The Tony Blauer Interview

You can’t be brave if you’re not afraid. Today’s guest on The Bear Essentials, Tony Blauer, is an expert in fear management, self-defense and is a mindset educator. Coach Tony Blauer has been in the martial art, self-defense…
Sept. 21, 2022

Stratospheric Success: Be a Go-Giver - The Bob Burg Interview

There is an old saying, it is better to give than to receive. Today’s guest on The Bear Essentials, is Bob Burg, coauthor of The Go-Giver, a Wall Street Journal and BusinessWeek Bestseller, that has sold over a million copie…
Sept. 14, 2022

Wealthy Retirement - The Douglas Woods Interview

Douglas J. Woods Sr. has been providing life insurance & Tax-advantaged retirement solutions to clients in Louisiana, Texas, Mississippi, and 8 other additional states. He believes that putting his clients first and maintain…
Sept. 7, 2022

Expedition Everest / Climb For The Cure - The Matthew Scarfo Interview

The birth of your child, this day is field with so much joy as you imagine all the hopes and dreams of your baby boy or girl. Now fast forward a few years as something seems off, your child isn't developing accordingly and t…
Aug. 31, 2022

Bipolar Warrior - The General Gregg F. Martin Interview

War isn’t uncommon for a two-star General in the US Army, but when the war is mental illness, the rules of engagement are different. Today’s guest on The Bear Essentials, Gregg Martin is a retired US Army General who suffers…
Aug. 24, 2022

Become The Athlete You Were - The Javen Palmer Interview

Remember when you were an athlete, how you looked, how you felt and the confidence that came along with it. Today’s guest on The Bear Essentials, Javen Palmer was a former world class athlete with the Crystal Palace football…
Aug. 17, 2022

Reinvention Architect - The Craig Stanland Interview

Imagine getting to work and you get a call from the FBI to return home immediately as they have a warrant for your arrest. Today’s guest on The Bear Essentials, Craig Stanland, lived this experience. In 2012, Craig Stanland …
Aug. 10, 2022

Living Longer, Kicking Ass - The Bill Vogel Interview

Did you know that you can lose up to 8% of your muscle mass per decade starting in your 30s. Today’s guest on The Bear Essentials, Bill Vogel joins us to discuss living longer and still kicking ass while we age. After experi…