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Obvious Choice Podcast Episodes:

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Moving on, here are 2 fitness concepts, 2 business nuggets, and a quote to consider this week.

2 Fitness Tips


40/20 sets are a great combination of intensity, work capacity, and endurance.

Here's two killer giant sets I played around with last week (every exercise is 40s on, 20s off):

Workout 1. Upper body push. (18 mins)
- Push-ups
- Overhead DB ext.
- 2 DB push press

Workout 2. Upper body pull. (24 mins)
-Cable biceps curls
-Bent over db row (one side)
-Bent over db row (other side)


We cannot be too dogmatic with who we follow. Instead, there’s something to take from it all. Perhaps the best approach is in picking and choosing from multiple disciplines, combining them to build something better.

My advice for those who work in fitness is to hire trainers from many different disciplines over the years.

2 Business Nuggets


What you do to get results doesn’t matter to others. What matters to others is what they’ll become as a result of what you do.


Trust transcends expertise. It’s more important than your credentials and can be created through any combination of three factors:

1- Community – Proximity, association or affiliation.
2- Specificity – Suited uniquely.
3- Familiarity - Repeated exposure.

1 Quote to Consider

“Jealousy—at least as far as he understood it from his dream—was the most hopeless prison in the world. Jealousy was not a place he was forced into by someone else, but a jail in which the inmate entered voluntarily, locked the door, and threw away the key. And not another soul in the world knew he was locked inside. Of course if he wanted to escape he could do so. The prison, was after all, his own heart.” - Haruki Murakami

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Jonathan Goodman
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