Momentous is a nutrition company dedicated to empowering the relentless pursuit of progress in human health and performance. We started this podcast in order to share our access to athletes, entrepreneurs, experts, and anyone that can help us, and our listeners, pursue progress in any form. Hosted by our Momentous founder and CEO Matt Wan, we hope this can be a resource that helps you reach your goals. Tune in each Wednesday for a new episode as we are joined by some incredible people who share their insights with us.
Our guest this week is Sam Briggs, a Professional CrossFit Athlete. Sam is originally from Leeds, England but currently resides in the US. Being a 9-time CrossFit Games Competitor and 2013 CrossFit Games winner, Sam is an all-time CrossFit great. She is an amazing example of longevity and durability, and a wonderful representative for her sport and her country. Earlier this year, we welcomed Sam to the Momentous Family and have bee...
This week’s guest is Craig Hoffman. Craig is a personal trainer, journalist, podcast host, sports commentator, and friend of Momentous. Craig’s relationship with Momentous began with the Train with the Best Podcast, which he co-hosts with fellow trainer, Chris Gorres.
Today’s guest is Professional Runner, Molly Seidel. Molly is a multiple-time NCAA Champion in Cross Country and in Track and is a member of the US Olympic Marathon Team for Tokyo. Molly is a beloved member of the American distance running community and the Momentous family.
Today’s guest is Phil White. Phil is an Emmy Nominated Writer and a co-author of The 17 Hour Fast with Dr. Frank Merritt, Waterman 2.0 with Kelly Starrett, Unplugged with Dr. Andy Galpin and Brian Mackenzie, and Game Changer with Fergus Connolly. Phil is also a frequent contributor to The Momentous Blog. Phil's new book with Dr. Jim Afremow, The Leader's Mind, is available for pre-order now.
Our guest today is Chris DiSanto - our VP of Team Sales here at Momentous. Before working at Momentous, Chris was in sales at Iron Grip, a strength training equipment company. And before that, Chris was an NFL Strength Coach.
We are joined again by Jordan Mazur. Jordan is a Registered Dietitian, the Director of Performance Nutrition for the San Francisco 49ers, and Advisor to Momentous. As this was his second time on the podcast, Jordan caught us up on a number of topics, including the whirlwind of an NFL season this past year, injury prevention, glucose monitoring devices, and more.
Our guest in this episode is Melanie Strong. Mel is a Managing Partner at Next Ventures, working alongside Julian Eison and Lance Armstrong. Next Ventures is a health and fitness focused venture capital fund. Prior to joining Next, Mel spent the majority of her career so far in Sports Marketing, included 17 accomplished years at Nike.
In this episode, Matt and Mel discussed things like her decision to move on from Nike, how she go...
For this week’s episode, Matt is joined by Momentous Employee, Nicky Mullen, in the first installment of ‘Ask Momentous’. In this episode, questions and topics have been culled from Instagram and our podcast landing page to be answered and discussed. The two went over questions like “What products are you planning to release in the future?” and “Why did you start this company?”
This week’s guest is Jason Havey. Jason is the CEO of Onnit, a health and fitness brand whose main business is selling supplements online. Previously, Jason spent 17 years in the hotel industry before he made the transition to health and fitness.
In this episode, Matt and Jason discussed Jason’s life and career before Onnit, Aubrey Marcus’s influence on the company’s trajectory, and how Jason goes about developing a product. The tw...
Today’s guest is Eric Min, the CEO and Co-founder of Zwift. Zwift has been known as ‘the fitness company born out of gaming.’ The Zwift platform allows users to run or ride in virtual settings with other cyclists or runners anywhere around the world.
In this episode, Matt and Eric discussed things like Zwift's origin story and the different strategies used to grow the company. The two also talked about the importance of communi...
In this week’s episode, we are joined by Helaine Knapp. Helaine is the CEO and Founder of CITYROW, a fast-growing, boutique fitness studio, based in New York, with locations nationwide. With the recent launch of an at-home, rower product, it was interesting to talk to Helaine about the relationship between at-home fitness versus in-gym, boutique fitness.
In this episode, Matt and Helaine discussed things like how CITYROW began, the...
Today’s guest is Marcus Filly, a 6-time CrossFit Games Athlete who has since moved on to become a highly respected name in the fitness industry. Marcus is the owner of Revival Strength, an online coaching business with a unique programming style centered around the goals to look good and move well.
In this episode, Marcus and Matt discussed how Marcus was introduced to health and fitness, his CrossFit career, and how he transitione...
Today’s guest is Dr. Karen Cogan, a licensed psychologist who currently serves as the Senior Sports Psychologist for the United States Olympic Committee. Working out of the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Karen is currently responsible for acrobat and combat sports.
In this episode, Matt and Karen discussed her relationships with Olympic athletes and how the USOC groups athletes. The two also talked about mental healt...
Today’s guest is Tim Caron, former Head Strength Coach at Army Westpoint and currently the Founder and Head Coach at Allegiate Gym in Redondo, CA. This is Tim’s second time on the show, one of our first repeat guests, and a very deserving one at that. Tim is one of the people we rely on most heavily for product development input at Momentous as well as some on-camera time.
In this episode, Matt and Tim discuss things like how Tim pr...
We are joined by Paula Findlay, an Olympian and recently crowned World Champion Triathlete. We, here at Momentous, are incredibly fortunate to call Paula and her partner Eric Lagerstrom two of our newest athlete partners. As mentioned, Paula is fresh off her win at the PTO World Championship in Daytona, Florida, where she ran away from a stacked field of pros in really one of the only racing opportunities of 2020.
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In this episode, we are joined by Chris Hickey. Chris is a current Board Member with us at Momentous and was previously the CEO at IsoPure and the CMO at Exos. We switched things up and had Chris interview Matt.
The two discussed Matt’s childhood, his eating habits, and his daily routine. The two also talked about pastimes, some of Matt’s role models, and what it was like starting Momentous.
In this episode, Matt is joined by a fellow Momentous employee, Nicky Mullen, to reflect on this first year of podcasting.
The two discussed their favorite episodes, what they felt like they did well, and what they felt like they could have done better. Matt and Nicky also talked about new formats for upcoming episodes and larger podcasting plans for 2021.
We are honored to have Dr. Ramsey Nijem on the podcast this week. Ramsey is the Director of Sports Performance at Kansas University’s famed Men’s Basketball Program. Previously, Dr. Nijem spent five seasons as the Head Performance and Strength Coach of the Sacramento Kings - where he was the youngest in NBA history to hold such a position.
In this episode, Matt and Ramsey discussed things like how to start a career in sports, findin...
In this episode, we joined by Amanda Rochhio, a well-known health and nutrition blogger with almost 1.5 million loyal followers. Amanda’s content is dedicated to making nutrition easier to understand. She is also the host of her own podcast called, Master Your Health, which she co-hosts with her husband.
In this episode, Amanda and Matt discussed things like how to make informed decisions in the grocery store, the pros and cons of ...
We are joined today by Mark Verstegen. Mark is the Founder and President of EXOS, a human performance company founded in 1999. To many people in the industry, EXOS is most recognizable for the huge number of professional athletes who count on their services. EXOS also supports more than a million Americans each day and as partners to 25% of Fortune 100 companies. Mark is considered one of the world’s foremost experts in human perfo...
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