Welcome to episode 5 of the Saved By The Barbell Podcast! Stream below or skim over the show notes to get the scoop on what’s going down in today’s episode!


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0:00 – 50:00: You Hate Your Job… Now What?

Identify the problem

  • How to identify the TRUE problem leading you to hate your job
    • Do you hate your career or your job?
    • Do you hate your co-workers or your career?
    • Do you hate your career or your compensation?
  • Is your job hurting your quality of life? Health, relationships, etc.
  • Why do you reallllllllly want to quit?
  • Switch from a reactive mindset to a proactive mindset.
  • Re-frame the problem to a solution.
  • Find your WHY – Your deepest driving purpose.
  • Beginning with the end in mind
  • How to develop the perfect day formula.

Create a plan of attack

  • Complaining gets you nowhere. You need a solution.
  • No plan, no chance. You have to be calculated.
  • Create a comprehensive solution, not an emotional decision.
  • Start small. Then use small wins to create momentum.
  • Reach out to mentors and people who are doing what you want to do.
  • GRIND.


  • Stick to your vision, don’t let mishaps become “new plans”
  • Make it a priority and prove it with ACTIONS.
  • Schedule consistent time daily and slowly build to more and more time.
  • “Whatever you fear most, is what you most need to do.” — TAKE LEAPS!

50:00 – 1:17:00: Building Your Mt. Rushmore

  • Kevin builds his Mt. Rushmore of Will Ferrell movies and ways to develop power in athletes.
  • Justin builds his Mt. Rushmore of 90’s cartoons and core exercises.
  • Hilarity ensues…