The Momentous Podcast

The Momentous Podcast

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.... Show More

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September 18, 2020 42 min

Today’s guest is professional runner and registered dietitian, Maddie Alm. Maddie was an NCAA All-American during her days with Colorado and currently lives in Boulder to train with a highly talented lineup of professional female runners on Team Boss. Maddie also founded Fueling Forward, an online sports nutrition consultation service with the mission of helping real athletes learn how to fuel for performance with real food.

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Today’s guest is Ryan Horn, a Human Performance Specialist for the United States Army Special Operations Command. Formerly, Ryan was the Athletic Performance Director for Wake Forest Men’s Basketball.

Matt and Ryan discussed how Ryan has shaped his career, how he’s adjusted to changing jobs, and Ryan’s pursuit of completing a triathlon.  The two also talked about the benefits of endurance and strength training, how to highlight one’...

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Our guest today is performance-expert, PJ Nestler. PJ is the Director of Performance at FitLab and at XPT Life.  XPT is a performance lifestyle company, founded by Laird Hamilton and Gabby Reece, which uses the pillars of Breathe, Move, Recover to help people become more versatile and resilient humans.  PJ brings well over a decade of experience training athletes ranging from the UFC, NFL, NHL, MLB and is a regular speaker on subje...

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Our guest today is Emma Bates - a professional distance runner and marathon specialist. Emma is a 12-time All-American, NCAA Champion in the 10,000 Meters, and a 2018 US Champion in the marathon. She’s run 15:32.46 for the 5,000-meters, 71 minutes for the half marathon, and 2:25:27 for the full marathon.

In this episode, Emma and Matt discuss what it’s like becoming a professional runner, Emma’s decision to move back to Idaho, and t...

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Our guest today is performance-expert and podcast host, Jay Ferruggia. Jay is a leading voice in the fitness and self-help industry with over 25 years of experience and is the host of his own show: The Renegade Radio Podcast. 

In this episode, Matt and Jay discussed what it’s like becoming a podcast host, physically moving a business from East to West coast, and how the two connect with guests. They also discussed Jay’s approach to ...

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Today’s guest is Duke Manyweather. Duke is a coach, business owner, and a leading expert in the training and development of offensive lineman for the NFL. Along with Lane Johnson of the Philadelphia Eagles, Duke created the OL Masterminds Summit - an intensive offseason development program that attracts many of the NFL’s best offensive lineman every summer.

In this episode, Duke and I talked about how he got his start in football, h...

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Our guest today is Ryan Cain. Ryan is the president of the Nashville Recovery Center and the Spero Group - a detox and behavioral health management company. He’s been working in health care for almost 20 years, and in addition to his day job with the Spero Group, Ryan makes an effort to share his personal experience with drug addiction in an effort to help others.

In this episode, Ryan and I talked about what it’s like becoming add...

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In this episode, we are joined by Megan Grassell. Megan is the founder and CEO of Yellowberry, an apparel company she started at the age of 17. Yellowberry’s mission is to create cute, comfortable, and age-appropriate underwear for girls. Megan’s story quickly went viral and she’s kept the momentum ever since. Megan skipped college to work on her startup and is now recognized as a Thiel Fellow as well as a Forbes 30 Under 30.  

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Today’s guest is Brittany Stewart, a co-founder of Burst Oral Care. Burst is a Venice, CA-based startup with the mission to make sonic oral care affordable and available to everyone. In addition, Brittany also still works as a Venture Advisor for Dyrdek Machine.

In this episode, Brittany and I discussed her career beginnings, what she thinks makes a good co-founder, and how she met Rob Dyrdek.  They also talked about relationships i...

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Today’s guest is Daniel Sobhani, the CEO of Freeletics.  Freeletics is a German health and fitness brand offering AI-powered, bodyweight training and nutrition programs. The company has roughly 50 million users and is one of the top health and fitness apps in the app store. 

In this episode, Daniel and I talked about Freeletics as a business, the next big steps for Daniel, and how AI is playing a role in fitness.  We also discussed ...

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Today we bring you a bonus episode of the Momentous Podcast all about pregnancy, motherhood, and how those two affect lifestyle and fitness. This episode is guest-hosted by Sara Hendershot, Momentous Director of Marketing, Olympic Rower, and a soon-to-be new mom. Sara is joined by Mary Johnson, a running coach, athlete, business owner, and mother of a 1-year-old son. Being both driven athletes and businesspeople, Mary and Sara shar...

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Today’s guest is Daron Roberts - a multitalented Harvard Law graduate, former NFL coach, author, and lecturer.  He’s currently the founding director of the Center for Sports Leadership & Innovation at the University of Texas. 

In this episode, Daron and I discussed his early beginnings in college and football, how he pivots and makes decisions, and his ‘Micro-Win’ mindset.  We also talked about creating tangible goals, what it’s...

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Today’s guest is Dolvett Quince - an entrepreneur, TV personality, and trainer based in Los Angeles. Dolvett is best known for his role as a star trainer on the hit TV show: The Biggest Loser. 

In this episode, Dolvett and I discuss how his daily life, training, and goals have changed during the pandemic.  We also talk about how he thinks the Fitness Industry, as a whole, will recover, what he’s doing to stay sane, and how he’s been...

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Today’s guest is Joe Carr - CEO of Thrill One Sports Entertainment. For context, Thrill One is the parent company of three exceptional entertainment properties - Street League Skateboarding, Nitro Circus, and Superjacket Productions. Previously, Joe was the President of the World Surf League and a Senior VP at the UFC. 

In today’s episode, Joe and I discuss the in’s and out’s of Thrill One, what it was like becoming a CEO, and how ...

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Today’s guest is Cody Townsend.  Cody is a professional skier and co-founder of Arcade Belts.  He is currently in the middle of a project to climb and ski 50 of the most iconic ski lines in North America. 

In today’s episode, Cody and I discussed his skiing project, how he’s been training for it, and what challenges he’s faced along the way.  We also touched upon what he plans to do after the project is done and what it’s been like ...

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Today’s guest is Sasha DiGiulian, who is best known as a professional and world champion climber. Sasha began climbing at 6 years old and has since become the first female to complete the 700-meter Mora Mora climb in Madagascar. Along with her athletic prowess, Sasha is also a speaker, a writer, a producer, and a co-founder of ROAM Media.  

In this episode, Sasha and I discuss her injuries and how she’s been dealing with them, how s...

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Today’s guest is Marc Megna, a highly respected strength and conditioning coach and former professional football player.  Marc is the founder and co-owner of Anatomy Fitness, a Miami-based group of gyms, the host of the Megna Method Podcast, and the subject of the film ‘Just A Kid From Fall River.’

In today's episode, Marc and I discuss where his affinity for training came from, how he developed his ‘high intensity’ mindset, and...

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My guests today are Jerry Rice and Jaqui Rice, the father-daughter co-founders of G.O.A.T. Fuel - an energy drink company and lifestyle brand they launched in 2019.  You may recognize Jerry Rice as the legendary NFL receiver, 3-time Super Bowl champion, 13-time Pro Bowler, and 10-time First-Team All-Pro.  Along with countless other impressive NFL accolades, Jerry also helped conceive the idea of G.O.A.T. Fuel with his daughter, Jaq...

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My guest today is Matt Taylor, founder and CEO of Tracksmith. Tracksmith is a lifestyle and apparel brand headquartered in Boston. Matt has spent his career in sports marketing with an emphasis on track and field.   

In this episode, Matt and I discussed how he and his company has adjusted during these unprecedented times, how he’s using this time to better himself, and what track and field competitions might look like in the future...

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My guest today is Wyc Grousbeck, lead owner and CEO of the 17-time world champion Boston Celtics. Wyc is also a founder and managing partner of Causeway Media Partners, a venture capital firm focused on sports media and technology. Additionally, Wyc sits on the board of several startups, NBC Sports Boston, Mass General Brigham, and is a co-founder of Cincoro Spirits Group, a tequila company started by Wyc, his wife Emilia, and thre...

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