155: Vinnie Tortorich - Exercise For Mental Health • Choosing The Right Trainer • No Sugar No Grains  

Vinnie Tortorich is a celebrity fitness trainer, speaker, podcaster, and best-selling author of Fitness Confidential: Adventures in the Weight-Loss Game.

In this episode, we discuss:

Why is Vinnie know as America's Angriest Trainer? What's it like working with actors, writers, directors, executives (Hollywood types)? Making the move from New Orleans to LA Living a minimalistic lifestyle Vinnie was turned onto weightlifting after watching Jack LaLanne on TV Choosing the right gym Most trainers suck What to look for in a great trainer Exercise isn't a good way to lose weight You can't do high intensity interval training (HIIT) daily, if you're doing it correctly Is ultra athletics healthy? The best piece of fitness equipment that does it all and it's dirt cheap Fitness is more mental than physical The time Vinnie got fat and he didn't even realize it How a hypoxic tent lead to Vinnie finding out he had leukaemia No Sugar No Grains (NSNG) What does Vinnie eat? Getting nutrients through food vs. supplementation Everyone is lacking in magnesium Vinnie's morning routine Don't wait until tomorrow... start today In life, always take the garbage out

Related links:

Vinnie Tortorich - Fitness Confidential (book)*

Vinnie Tortorich's website

Follow Vinnie Tortorich on Twitter

Vinnie's recent interview with us on Fitness Confidential (his podcast)

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Adam Carolla - In Fifty Years We'll All Be Chicks (book)*

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585 - JP Connelly - Production Designer  

JP Connelly is the production designer for NBC’s hit show The Voice, Top Chef, Martha & Snoop's Potluck Dinner Party and Adam Carolla & Friends Build Stuff Live. Working with The Voice for the last 13 seasons has created a healthy flow of creative and financial success. Hear how JP Connelly guides his blooming design firm, personal goals and creativity into a future that builds upon this success and hopefully takes them all to great new heights. It’s not enough to just succeed anymore, but to learn how to lead that success into future growth and opportunities.

Talking Points

Set design and production design as a character, a added element of drama and traffic flow of contestants to hosts.

Creating the best work for the client versus doing your signature style.

Designing an experience, nothing has to be basic.

Getting started with small projects, killing yourself to earn your reputation for the big stage.

Running your business in a way where it doesn’t run you down.

A healthy dose of fear will help your next big creative project.

Learning the difference between “We” and “I” when you build a business based off your personal identity.

How Nick At Night birthed Netflix and binge watching.

Designing the flow of a game show through production design.

Trying to look at your own work like a stranger would.

In The Circle of Trust (Bonus Content)

Adding new textures to What's Happening Live With Andy Cohen.

Award Shows the greatest drama of unscripted television.

Making safe mistakes and realizing some rules can’t be broken.

Hear two grown men fight over “favorite” colors.

Dudes are always trying to pick up something whether it’s chicks or dudes, the early career paths we take via libido.

Being insecure about your success and scared where to go next.

How to transfer your success into other arenas and projects.

Giving creative ownership of your business to your team.

What does Mark’s TV set look like?

Comics Greg Fitzsimmons & Joe DeVito  

Comic Dave Juskow and Film Critic Michael Snyder. David talks to Greg Fitzsimmons about bringing your kids to see you do stand-up, Howard Stern, Greg’s father and having male friends. David talks to Dave Juskow about his live productions of the Godfather, Mel Brooks' and Carl Reiner's shockingly horrible taste in Chinese food and living single in Manhattan. Then comedian Joe DeVito joins Dave and David to discuss women, Saturday Night Fever, how cats are the root of all problems, nature being constantly at war with us, how men pets animals differently than women do, emotional triage in Manhattan, whether a dog can become an alpha and the dangers of young comics throwing away material. Greg is a stand-up comedian and television writer/producer. A regular guest on The Howard Stern Show, Chelsea Lately, The Adam Carolla Show, and The Joe Rogan Experience. His 2011 book, Dear Mrs. Fitzsimmons received critical praise from NPR and Vanity Fair. Since 2006, Greg has hosted a radio show on Howard Stern's Sirius/XM channel and his own twice-weekly podcast, Fitzdog Radio. A regular on Letterman, Conan, and Kimmel, Greg also had two stand-up specials on Comedy Central and spent five years as a panelist on VH1's Best Week Ever. As a writer, Greg won 4 Daytime Emmy Awards on The Ellen DeGeneres Show. He also worked on HBO's Lucky Louie, Politically Incorrect w/ Bill Maher and many others. He has created and executive produced pilots for VH1 and FX and served as head writer on The Chelsea Handler Show, The Man Show, and Tiny Tonight. Greg is the winner of "The Jury Award for Best Comedian" from The HBO Comedy Arts Festival and a Cable Ace Award for the MTV game show he hosted called Idiot Savants. Joe DeVito was featured on Comedy Central's Live at Gotham and appeared at the Montreal "Just for Laughs" Comedy Festival in the New Faces program. In 2007, he was a semifinalist on NBC's Last Comic Standing Season 5. He has also appeared on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson on CBS, Animal Planet and CNN, and he is a regular on Fox News Channel's Red Eye w/ Greg Gutfeld. DeVito is a 1990 graduate of Fairfield University where he was a writer and editor for the Fairfield Mirror. His debut album is called "First Date with Joe DeVito." More David @ Tune in every Tuesday and Friday for brand new episodes of our show featuring a diverse mixture of comedians, actors, professors, comedy writers and journalists talking about your world. Check out our new You Tube channel. More about David: David writes for Triumph The Insult Comic Dog's series on Hulu and Maya and Marty on NBC. David has also won three Prime Time Emmys for comedy writing, as well as four Writers Guild Awards. He has also written on ABC's Roseanne, HBO's Dennis Miller Live, HBO's Real Time with Bill Maher, Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, The Academy Awards, The Emmys, and countless roasts on Comedy Central. Get Social With David: Facebook: Twitter: Subscribe to his audio podcast: iTunes: Become a subscriber to our podcast! When you join for only a $5 monthly subscription donation you’ll gain access to the David Feldman Premium Content, featuring bonus material from the funniest comedians who have been guests on the show. We accept all major credit cards. Join today and help support the show!

#581: Teaching Adult Males  

Adam and Dr. Drew open the show discussing Dr. Bruce's job filling in for Drew last week as well as some of the writing aspects of Adam's current Spike TV show 'Adam Carolla & Friends Build Stuff Live'. Adam then shares with Drew something he was tweeted by a fan from The Los Angeles Times discussing how people with autism are being taught how to interact with police officers. They then speak to a caller looking to modify his alcohol intake

Adam Carolla on 'Fast' 7/8, 'Cobra,' + 'Cast Away' (Ep. 211)  

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons celebrates 10 years of podcasting by bringing on 'B.S. Report' Hall of Famer Adam Carolla to discuss Sylvester Stallone's 1980s cop thriller 'Cobra' (9:00), the best '80s montages (14:00), the lifestyle of liking "bad movies" (28:00), Tom Hanks in 'Cast Away' (33:00), hanging out with Helen Hunt (39:00), the start of the 'Fast' franchise (44:00), the plot holes in 'Furious 7' (49:00), Vin Diesel's global lifestyle (1:02:00), Charlize Theron in 'Fate of the Furious' (1:11:00), and the perfect plot for the ninth 'Fast' movie (1:17:00).

#574: Carolla, Isuzu and The Mug  

Adam and Dr. Drew chat about the Stoics, back pain, and crotch adjustment.

#568: That's Consensual  

Adam and Drew open up the show discussing a recent dust up that Adam got into on The Adam Carolla Show with David Wild over the recent firing of Bill O'Reilly and how it may be similar to some past actions of David Letterman. This leads to a discussion about Adam's relationship with Bill and how he came to be a consistent contributor for a few months. The guys then turn to the phones and speak to a caller with a question about cracking your back, another with a strange allergic reaction and more.

#560: Tim Tebowization  

Adam and Dr. Drew open the show discussing the recent segment centered around Drew's house on Adam's Spike show 'Adam Carolla & Friends Build Stuff Live'. They then turn to the phones and speak to a caller who is wondering about the practice that Vice President Mike Pence employs to keep up boundaries. They also speak to a caller worried about the level of his pulse and another with a question about Drew's circle of friends.

An Interview with Adam Carolla – A Bonus Throwback Episode  

On this throwback episode, we revisit a conversation with record-holding podcaster Adam Carolla on Blunt Force Truth. First, Chuck Woolery and Mark Young discuss the ludicrous leftist opinions saying that global warming is the cause for the Syrian civil war, the reason for an impending disease pandemic and much more. Then Carolla offers his down-to-earth... Read more »

#31 Adam Carolla on Cars, Racing, Drivers, LeMans, and Vintage Race Cars  

Jim Beaver has Adam Carolla on the show this week. They talk about his recent Trans Am podium, his racing career, LeMans and road racing, and his vintage car collection and old race cars vs new race cars. Jim also talks on the Animal Chin ramp, and has a clip he did with Nate Wessel who built the ramp. Jim Beaver also talks the latest in action sports, pop culture, and racing news. If you want your questions answered on the show in the future, be sure and tweet them to @JimBeaver15.

Adam Carolla, Jolene Van Vugt, & Nate Wessel On Air!  

The Down & Dirty Radio Show Powered By Polaris RZR is STACKED! We have the most downloaded podcaster in the world Adam Carolla not the line talking cars, we have Jolene Van Vugt on air talking RZR Star Car and the upcoming racing with Jim Beaver, and we have legendary ramp builder and BMX rider Nate Wessel on air to talk about his big Terracross announcement. Throw in Ami Houde, Joe Duncan, Supercross, and the UTV World Championship plus all the latest from off-load and action motorsports and it’s a can’t miss episode. Don’t forget to tune in to Jim Beaver’s new show Project Action on every Thursday or subscribe on iTunes. Please RATE, REVIEW, & SUBSCRIBE on iTunes. Game On!

#555: Fluently  

Adam and Drew open up the show talking about the recent segment that they shot together for Adam's Spike show 'Adam Carolla and Friends Build Stuff Live'. Adam also discusses how he's settled into that show and links that up to some of his racing experiences. They then turn to the phones and speak to a caller who is going through a divorce and wondering if he should relocate to be near his child.

#551: The Stinky End of the Stick  

Adam and Drew open the show discussing the state of the bathrooms around the Carolla Digital buildings as well as an investigation going on specifically at the car warehouse. They then turn to the phones and speak to a few different callers including one who believes that his girlfriend may have cheated and another who is dealing with some medical issues making it very painful for her to have sex with her longtime boyfriend.

OTH: Build Stuff Live  

Aubrey & Jocelyn from 'Adam Carolla and Friends Build Stuff Live' join Adam and Ray for a podcast about cable tension slabs, tornado shelters, and getting celebrities up on their feet to work.

The Footlong Sub of Life  

Mark is back in-studio for today's episode of Reasonable Doubt as the guys kick off the show talking about Adams new Spike show "Adam Carolla and Friends Build Stuff Live". Then Mark asks for Adam's opinions on the most recent developments into the House Intelligence Committee's investigation into Trump campaign ties with Russia. Then Bald Bryan phones in to talk to Mark about a class action lawsuit he is currently involved in, which leads to a longer conversation on how powerful a motivator greed can be. After that, Adams asks for Mark's legal opinion on sanctuary cities. Before they wrap, Mark talks to Adam about immigration in both the United States and Canada.

OTH: Build Stuff Live  

Aubrey & Jocelyn from Adam Carolla and Friends Build Stuff Live join Adam and Ray for a podcast about cable tension slabs, tornado shelters, and getting celebrities up on their feet to work.

#544: Jordan Harbinger  

Adam and Drew open the show speaking to a few callers including one who wants to know if Lynette & the kids will continue to be involved in the Live Spike show. The guys then welcome in host of 'The Art of Charm' and 'The Forbes List' and former Adam Carolla Show guest Jordan Harbinger. The guys talk about Jordan's newest Podcast One show 'The Forbes List' which he hosts as he uses an audio format to highlight the lists that Forbes in famous for in print.

#543: Not OK, Ray  

Adam and Drew open the show with Adam describing a recent interaction he had with his buddy Ray surrounding his new Spike show 'Adam Carolla and Friends Build Stuff

#540: Tool Time  

Adam and Dr. Drew open the show discussing the recent premiere of 'Adam Carolla And Friends Build Stuff Live' on Spike and how some of the things Adam was expecting did and did not come to pass. They then take a trip down memory lane talking a bit about Adam's first TV show ever before going to the phones and getting a surprise relationship call from a former Adam & Dr. Drew Show in studio guest.

#535: DO IT  

Adam and Drew open the show discussing tomorrow's impending premiere of Adam's Spike show 'Adam Carolla and Friends Build Stuff Live' and how Dr. Drew's home may eventually play into the show. They then turn to the phones and speak to a variety of callers including one who is interested in stem cell treatments for stoke victims, another with questions about how alcoholism is dealt with in the workplace and more.

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