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.

Episodes

August 26, 2021 42 min

This week we are joined by our writer, Phil White, and Dr. Robert A. Huggins of the University of Connecticut. 

Robert is the Vice President of Research and Athlete Performance & Safety at the Korey Stringer Institute at UConn. There, Robert conducts performance testing on athletes who are looking to enhance their performance through the use of scientific insights.

Robert uses his experience as a professional trainer to treat cas...

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There has been a lot of change at Momentous recently. As some of you may know, we merged with Amp Human this past June - so the purpose of this episode is to introduce some of the founders of Amp Human and share their stories. Today we are joined by co-Founders Jeff Byers and Erica Good, along with writer, Phil White.

For context, moving forward, both brands will align under the name Momentous and you will continue to receive the sa...

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Today’s guest is Meghann Featherstun. Meghann is a Clinical Dietitian, a Wellness Coach, a Mother, a Runner, and the founder of Featherstone Nutrition. At Featherstone Nutrition, Meghann helps clients find their happy place with nutrition, exercise, body composition and life.  Additionally, Meghann also works closely with us at Momentous and is lending her services as a prize for a lucky winner of our Strava Campaign.

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    Our guest this week is Rachel Sanders, CEO and Co-founder of Rootine - a health and wellness company focused on optimizing cellular nutrition through better data science and personalized health solutions.

    Find Rachel:

  • Instagram
  • Twitter
  • Rootine
  • Rootine Instagram
  • Rootine Twitter
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  • LiveMomentous
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  • Facebook
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    Our guest this week is Dan John. Dan has been a strength coach for over 40-years and was an All-American Discus Thrower. Dan has also competed at the highest level of Olympic Lifting, Highland Games, and Weight Pentathlon, in which he holds an American record. Dan is also the author of more than 10 books - the latest of which is titled Attempts - Essays on Fitness, Health, Longevity and Easy Strength.

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    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...

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    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.

    Find Craig:

  • Train with the Best
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    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.

    Find Molly:

  • Instagram
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  • Facebook
  • Momentous Youtube Series

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    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. 

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    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.

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    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.

    Find Jordan:

  • Instagram
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  • Men's Journal
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    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...

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    March 17, 2021 33 min

    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?”

    If you have any questions you’d like to submit, please...

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    March 9, 2021 63 min

    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...

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    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...

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    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...

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    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...

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    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...

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    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...

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    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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