Fellow Canadian boy, Rob “Bobby Maximus” MacDonald joins Ben on the podcast today to break down the training, conditioning, and mindset of a UFC champ.

Bobby is the General Manager, Training Director, and Lead Seminar Instructor at Gym Jones. His experiences as a professional fighter and high-level athlete have helped to form the training at Gym Jones and the direction of the project.

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Key Highlights

⇾ The mental struggles endured when you don’t have a specific goal you’re striving for in your training.

⇾ A behind the scenes look at the training and technique/skill work in the sport of jiu-jitsu. 

⇾  The Green Light Thought Experiment and simple strategies to 10x productivity every damn day.

Time Stamps:

2:00 The Maximus Body

– 6:30 The behind the scenes truth about the training and technique in the sport of jiu-jitsu. 

8:49 What a day of Jiu Jitsu training actually looks like.

11:23 The serious mental struggles that occur when you don’t have a specific training goal.

13:00 The world class coaches behind Bobby’s success in UFC.

14:00 The challenges on the road to the UFC championship.

24:15 Inside the Maximus Body philosophy.

25:10 Getting bullied and beat up by hockey players.

28:16 Overcoming self-limiting beliefs and the two things Bobby did every morning that have changed his life.

30:30 The Green Light Thought Experiment.

38:00 Turning anger into fuel to feed your ambitions.

42:12 How to practice self-discipline.

48:00 Simple daily strategies to be more productive every single day.

49:50 Stress management, sleep, and recovery.

Resources Mentioned

– The Maximus Body 

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