The Amplify Network

The Amplify Network

Listen to stories that inspire and conversations that influence you to live your best life. Brian & Jenny Sweeney will explore the foundational elements that make up a life worth living. Guests run the gamut from fitness, nutrition, and lifestyle influencers to individuals that have mastered mindset, organization, and motivation. All of our conversations are geared towards helping you amplify your life and become the best iteration of yourself.

Episodes

October 15, 2021 46 min

In the final episode of the Supplement Mini-Series Jenny & I review the basis and principles behind supplementing (the right way) as well as touching on a couple of ancillary, though beneficial, additions to sound and functional protocol for overall health and improved vitality (YAY).

 

 

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Nothing can inspire or provoke a positive attitude, lifestyle, or action if your foundation is messy. FC is venturing into a 10-day routine challenge to help you maximize your potential.
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October 6, 2021 6 min
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September 29, 2021 42 min

The mother of all supplement mysteries ... what to look for in a pre-workout supplement. In this episode, Jenny & Brian review some of the inconsistencies perpetrated by the supplement industry at large as well as some of the more common things the gym aficionado should look for when picking out a pre-workout concoction so you can get the most from your workout.  

 

REMINDER* As with all supplements -  If you're on prescrip...

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September 29, 2021 8 min
There might be someone in your life that’s working to better themselves (e.g. nutritionally, physically, mentally), that is struggling on their path. While the journey is personal to them, your contribution to their success might make the difference between their success or failure.
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September 22, 2021 8 min
What are the boundaries of our social responsibility to each other? We’re living in a very individualistic society these days - unaware of the human emotional obligation we all share to evolve each other as well-functioning, supportive humans. In this episode of FC we offer the idea of thinking bigger at the gym and at home.
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Working our way through the master supplement lineup - in this episode, we review the highlights of magnesium, zinc, and what to look for in a multi-vitamin. These are essential considerations when you're looking for those "1%" opportunities to improve overall health. 

*REMINDER* As with all supplements -  If you're on prescription meds, have existing health concerns, or are unsure of compatibility you must consult ...

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September 15, 2021 8 min
New science turns the old paradigm of “your metabolism” on its head. No longer bound by the idea that you’re a victim of you’re age - it’s all you.
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September 9, 2021 35 min

The third installment of the Supplement Mini-Series is here ... Branch Chain Amino Acids (BCAAs). 

BCAAs are definitely in our top 3 recommended performance supplements. In this episode, we review the benefits of taking BCAAs, the clinical doses, what to look for in a brand, and more. 

As with all supplements -  If you're on prescription meds, have existing health concerns, or are unsure of compatibility you must consult your d...

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September 8, 2021 5 min
In military vernacular, “Embrace the Suck” is to push head-first into adversity without fear or concern of the outcome. It is what it is. Execute your task with integrity and honor and you will prevail.
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September 1, 2021 41 min

The second installment of the supplement series defangs the mysticism of the most common protein supplement options on the market. While most folks are driven to pursue options by flavor or price there are some additional considerations to take into account to ensure your getting what you need to achieve the goal and gains you've set for yourself. 

Books referenced: Sports Nutrition & Performance Enhancing Supplements  htt...

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September 1, 2021 6 min
Breaking bigger tastes down into small ones is a great tactic - but what if the end goal is HUGE!? Try breaking the repetition or activity down into even smaller goals.
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August 29, 2021 35 min

This is the first of a series of episodes where we'll focus on some of the more popularly recommended supplements for health & fitness seekers. Not surprisingly, however, there is still a significant amount of mysticism when it comes to what, why, how, and when to take them ... if it's even to your advantage to do so. In this episode, Jenny and I are jamming on Creatine - the king of over-the-counter training supplement...

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If you find yourself getting repeatedly “derailed” each time you try to stick with a new routine it’s likely due to poor planning and prioritization. There is a cure though! Details inside. Find our FB group here — https://bit.ly/One-Percenters
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August 25, 2021 10 min
We’ll call today a “double-episode” since it went a smidge longer than usual. It’s time to be smarter about what you’re doing with your body - you’re in control.
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August 23, 2021 6 min
Be outrageous and learn to do/master something completely out of character for yourself (keep it legal) 🤣. You’re an amazing mammal - capable of doing and being so much more.
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August 20, 2021 7 min
Excuses are the cornerstone of procrastinators.
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There’s a cool approach you can take with those that care about you that will help you stay on track with your goals, easier than you might think!
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August 17, 2021 7 min
Not only can stress hurt you physically, those looking to improve their health will hit significant roadblocks if they’re in a constant state of “fight or flight”. If you’re going to the gym, eating right, ... checking all the “boxes” you could still be limiting your progress due to poor stress management.
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August 16, 2021 7 min
All the hustle in the world can come off as pointless and mundane if we don’t take a moment to recognize the gifts and blessings in our lives. Practicing “gratitude” can help build the emotional and psychological connections to keep us at the top of our game and moving forward.
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