The Podcast
Episode 13: Robert Irvine - Chef, Lifter, Soldier, TV Star
Mar 27, 2017 · 43 min
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Chef Robert Irvine makes time in his insanely busy schedule to stop by and chat about lifting, eating, working with soldiers and veterans, and plenty else!


- The craziness of the Robert Irvine show, and the importance we don't see
- How he starts his day
- How and when he started training, and when he "came of age" as a lifter
- Food: The real problem in the military
- What would make MREs better--and how it's happening now
- Why real-time nutritional biofeedback for soldiers is about to become the norm
- His secrets of effective food prep
- How getting fired taught him to get serious about his time management--and fitness
- Why it's crucial for kids to learn to cook
- The secret to making perfect fish in the oven
- Why he lifts for reps rather than 1RM strength
- Why he does plenty of cardio
- His bench press routine. Sets of 100, you say?
- Why the great chefs are turning to fitness
- Why he thinks getting a personal trainer is an essential first step
- How this chef eats for health and gains
- No eating after six? "Tell your doctor Robert Irvine says he's nuts."

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