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The Strenuous Life Podcast with Stephan Kesting

What is it that allows some people to push themselves beyond their limitations? Why can some people survive situations others do not? On this podcast we try to find out the answers. Stephan Kesting, is a lifelong martial artist, BJJ black belt, career firefighter, and outdoorsman. Join us as he talks to fighters, adventurers, competitors, coaches, firefighters, trainers and other people living the strenuous life. Stephan also runs Grapplearts.com, where he has published many hundreds of martial arts videos, articles and tutorials. His free guide to learning Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, A Roadmap for BJJ, has been downloaded more than 10,000 times and has become a foundational text for the art.

Tracks

Julie Kedzie on Fighting MMA, Dissing Vladimir Putin, and More 67:48 05/20/2022
Key Takeaways for Older Grapplers Trying to Stay Competitive in Jiu-Jitsu 39:48 05/10/2022
Knockout UFC Win While Partially Blind - Lance Gibson Sr on MMA Training 66:39 04/21/2022
Navigating the Diet Wars, with Kevin Bass 60:21 03/17/2022
Mixing Jiu-Jitsu, Muay Thai and Weight Training, with Tyson Larone 106:18 03/14/2022
Margot Ciccarelli, Travelling the World While Training Jiu-Jitsu 68:07 03/08/2022
Lower the Cost of Failure to Get Better Faster 07:02 03/03/2022
How to find the high percentage techniques in jiu-jitsu, 58:30 02/24/2022
ARMBARS DON'T WORK! What if Armbar Deniers Used Anti-Vaxx Logic? 25:05 02/18/2022
355 - Extreme Whitewater Canoeing with Paul Mason 71:57 02/16/2022
354 - How to Get Started In Outdoor Adventuring, with Mikaela Ferguson 83:58 02/03/2022
353 - Scientifically Informed Chiropractic Care, with Troy Schott 72:07 01/25/2022
352 - Jiu-Jitsu in a Time of Omicron 66:56 01/17/2022
351 - How to Talk to the Vaccine Hesitant, with Ami Palmer 83:37 01/04/2022
350 - "Don't Call Me Professor", Why I Don't Like Fancy Titles in Jiu-Jitsu and Martial Arts 12:04 12/28/2021
349 - Three Ways to Immediately Improve Your Jiu-Jitsu Defense, with Steve Kwan 70:07 12/24/2021
348 - Nate 'The Rock' Quarry on MMA, the UFC, and Being Raised in a Cult 106:50 12/18/2021
347 -Pressure Testing BJJ Against Knives, Guns and Sticks (with Burton Richardson from JKD Unlimited) 81:16 12/16/2021
346 - A Deep Dive into the Omoplata as Submission, a Sweep, and a Position 87:31 11/29/2021
345 - Out of Date Training Methods in Modern Martial Arts, with Richard Bejtlich 76:50 11/27/2021
344 - Reporting on the State of Jiu-Jitsu, with Averi Clements 69:55 11/17/2021
343 - Update: Four Weeks In After a Total Hip Replacement 13:41 11/14/2021
342 - Exploring the Remote Northern Wilderness with Adam Shoalts 65:18 11/09/2021
341 - Why Conspiracy Theories Are So Damn Hard to Disprove, with Dr Hanan Bushkin 74:03 11/03/2021
340 - Why I'm Getting a Hip Replacement Tomorrow... 16:12 10/15/2021
339 - The Five Exercises All Grapplers Should Do Every Week 64:06 10/01/2021
338 - An Epic Rant Against Conspiracism 57:04 09/10/2021
337 - Lessons from Competing in 25 Matches in 8 Divisions in 1 Tournament with Jeff Shaw 63:45 09/08/2021
336 - Why Some People & Groups are More Prone to Conspiracy Theories, with Julian Walker from Conspirituality 75:08 08/12/2021
335 - Rescuing People Trapped in Cults, Stephan Kesting with Joseph Szimhart 89:49 08/09/2021