The 4:8 Men Podcast

By Christian Huff

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Are you ready to build a strong body AND a strong faith? Christian Huff harnesses his passion for faith, family, and fitness to help you train physically and spiritually. 1 Timothy 4:8 says physical training is of some value, but godliness has value for all things. Join the community of 4:8 Men, and be encouraged as we work together to live a life worthy of the one God calls us to.

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The College Advice Every Guy Needs to Hear + Q&A with Christian Huff
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Christian drops the straight-up truth you need to hear today with answers to your questions about the best advice for college freshmen, how to make long-distance relationships work, how men can lead their families well, how to resist temptation, and what you can do to make time for Jesus even when life is hectic. He also talks about why fitness, nutrition, and faith can't be separated and how he rewards himself after a workout. Hint: Chick-fil-A is definitely involved. And don't miss Christian's big announcement about the future of The 4:8 Men Podcast! https://athleticgreens.com/huff — Get a FREE 1-year supply of Vitamin D & 5 FREE travel packs with your first purchase! - Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 29, 2022
From Couch Potato to Marathoner + What It Really Takes to Be a Man
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Hillsong Church Denmark & Malmö pastor Thomas Hansen buckled down, took control of his fitness, and ran a full marathon after a friend called him out for being overweight and unhealthy. Thomas joins Christian to talk about how good nutrition can change you physically and spiritually from the inside out, the quiet danger of drifting toward bad habits, and the negative side of adrenaline. They also get into the sorry state of manhood and what it will take to bring men back to being men. Accept responsibility today and take back manhood! https://athleticgreens.com/huff — Get a FREE 1-year supply of Vitamin D & 5 FREE travel packs with your first purchase! - Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 22, 2022
How We Beat Our Addiction to Porn
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The most jacked punter to ever play in the NFL, Steve Weatherford, opens up to Christian about how he overcame his struggle with drugs, porn, and lust and stopped living as a conditional Christian. Steve also reveals his training philosophy and tells the intense story of the first time he felt the Spirit of God. The guys talk about how macho men can surrender to Jesus, the difference between religion and relationship, how to make sure fitness isn't an idol, and how to give yourself grace. Steve closes with a free gift to everyone that could change the trajectory of our lives forever. https://athleticgreens.com/huff — Get a FREE 1-year supply of Vitamin D & 5 FREE travel packs with your first purchase! - Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 15, 2022
How I Lost 170 Pounds + What's Happened to Men in America? | Christian Huff & Ty Shirey
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Ty Shirey lost almost half his weight — 170 pounds! — following a long, blunt conversation with Willie Robertson. The youth pastor joins Christian to reveal the small changes that led to big weight loss and offer advice on what to do when you mess up on your diet, the secret sauce that will change your mindset, and the spiritual growth he's seen since becoming more disciplined. Christian and Ty also cover the hazards of living in this all-or-nothing culture, why we've lowered the bar for men so much, and what we can do about it. Don't let small stumbles set you back! Build your foundation brick by brick, and you'll create healthy habits that will last a lifetime. https://athleticgreens.com/huff — Get a FREE 1-year supply of Vitamin D & 5 FREE travel packs with your first purchase! - Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 08, 2022
NFL Legend Jarret Johnson Reveals the Side of the Game Fans Don't See
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Jarret Johnson is an absolute legend. The former NFL linebacker talks with Christian about the two sides of the game: what fans see and what really goes on. Jarret opens up about the diet mistakes he made during his career, how his training evolved, how learning about nutrition transformed his playing, and what it was like to play with a broken thumb for a year. He also talks about playing with Hall of Famers Ed Reed and Ray Lewis, the bumpy process of transitioning to life after the NFL, and how he navigated his relationship with Jesus during his long football career.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jul 01, 2022
How to Win Your Battle Against Lust & Pornography + Q&A with Christian Huff
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Christian holds nothing back as he sits down to answer your DMs about how he handled his struggles with lust and pornography, how he knew Sadie was the one, and how to lead in dating relationships, engagement, and marriage. He shares his favorite gym workouts and offers honest, vulnerable advice on how to hold people accountable, how to start your faith journey, and what to do when you find yourself falling into comparison at the gym. Take the next step in being vulnerable to a close friend today. https://abide.co/men — Get unlimited access & 25% OFF your premium subscription for a limited time! - Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 24, 2022
How Jonathan Young Really Survived on Survivor
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Jonathan Young, Survivor 42 contestant, talks with Christian about how a group of castaways survives physically and spiritually on the hit show. Jonathan shares his crazy nutrition before and during the show, the challenges he encountered, and why he felt God's presence like never before as he competed. He also talks about the awesome Guinness World Record he set, the WWE career he almost had, and the incredible physical and spiritual mentoring he gets from wrestling legend Lex Luger. Then, Christian teases what he's going to start training for and reveals how many calories he eats in a day. Don’t let little difficulties crush your spirit — fight back! https://abide.co/men — Get unlimited access & 25% OFF your premium subscription for a limited time! https://athleticgreens.com/huff — Get a FREE 1-year supply of Vitamin D & 5 FREE travel packs with your first purchase! - Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 17, 2022
How We Went from Reckless Living to Truly Following Jesus
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Jacob Mayo, Christian's brother-in-law and husband to Bella Robertson Mayo, is in the studio to discuss baseball burnout, functional fitness, and how to create your own discipline and stay motivated. They talk about the major red flags that you're not truly following Jesus and look back at what it took to confront their lust, selfishness, and recklessness. Jacob also shares a hilarious story about Willie Robertson that you've got to hear! https://athleticgreens.com/huff — Get a FREE 1-year supply of Vitamin D & 5 FREE travel packs with your first purchase! - Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 10, 2022
How Nick Bare Trains Physically AND Spiritually
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Nick Bare is the absolute powerhouse of a human being who founded Bare Performance Nutrition. He sits down with Christian to talk about what it takes to train for the Leadville 100 ultramarathon, Ironman Florida, and the sub-3-hour marathon he ran last week. They also dive deep into what our nation has lost, how you can be a light in a dark world, how to engage in spiritual warfare, and why it's a good thing when you're under attack by the enemy. Be the source of light someone needs today! https://abide.co/men — Get the Abide app FREE & get 25% OFF your premium subscription for a limited time! - Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jun 03, 2022
Life After a Professional Football Career
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Former NFL wide receiver Eric Decker sits down with Christian to discuss his football career and current goals. They talk about the problem with taking children's sports too seriously, how the Enneagram can be used as a tool to benefit relationships, the truth behind the NFL, Eric’s best memories with the Jets, and how to prevent a selfish mindset. Eric and Christian also touch on how they both overcame difficult times. Set an example for those that look up to you this week! https://athleticgreens.com/huff — Get a FREE 1-year supply of Vitamin D & 5 FREE travel packs with your first purchase! - Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 27, 2022
How to Work Out Like the Guy Who Beat Babe Ruth's Record | Brett Phillips & Christian Huff
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Brett Phillips is the most humble guy in Major League Baseball. The Tampa Bay Rays outfielder tells Christian what went into breaking Babe Ruth’s grand-slam record and why he can't take credit. He also tells the hilarious story of pitching to Mike Trout and reveals how he stays in shape, why he loves hot yoga, what keeps him grounded in his faith, and how he and his wife launched Baseball Is Fun. Take Brett's advice: Wake up, thank God, and get after it! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 20, 2022
Actor Kel Mitchell Opens Up About Anxiety, the Health Scare That Changed His Diet, Faith & Workouts
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Actor, comedian, and pastor Kel Mitchell holds nothing back in this raw, honest, funny, and encouraging conversation. Kel speaks candidly about his experiences as a Nickelodeon star, the health scare that made him get serious about nutrition, the toughest thing about being in the public eye, and how he learned to rely on faith and fitness to navigate struggles with anxiety. He also shares advice we all need about how to eat healthy while traveling, how to find peace and contentment, and how to truly be an ambassador for Christ. "Blessed Mode" by Kel Mitchell is available now. https://athleticgreens.com/huff — Get a FREE 1-year supply of Vitamin D & 5 FREE travel packs with your first purchase! - Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 13, 2022
What Men Are Wired to Be
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Pastor Chad Veach of Zoe Church in Los Angeles joins Christian to break down how spiritual and physical strength complement each other in everyday life, what men are wired to do, how challenging yourself to something new will change you, and what up-and-coming sport everyone should get involved with. Chad also shares advice on how you can continue to fuel your faith so you don’t end up running on empty. You are capable of doing hard things! Remember: Who you are becoming is more important than what you are doing.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
May 06, 2022
How To Increase Your Faith
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Former MLB first baseman and avid hunter Adam LaRoche joins Christian to discuss how he grew physically and spiritually during 12 seasons in Major League Baseball and why he's glad his MLB years are over. Adam and Christian exchange ideas on how to grow in your personal faith, how to deal with fear in dangerous situations, and how to see the full potential of what God has in store for you on the other side of obedience. Adam also shares his heart for the voiceless and vulnerable, how he got involved with anti-human trafficking work, how to find compassion for someone who does evil things, and what it’s been like to provide relief in Ukraine and Poland. This week, challenge yourself to do purpose-driven workouts … GO FOR IT! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 29, 2022
Cheat Days + Why We Don't Count Calories + What We Eat | Christian Huff & Logan Wilson
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NFL linebacker Logan Wilson jumps on with Christian to talk about his favorite ways to train, eat, recover, and keep his body healthy. He talks about what it was like to play for the Bengals in the Super Bowl, what his nutrition looks like, and how doughnuts fit into the picture! Christian reveals his favorite cheat meal and why counting calories isn't for him. And Logan shares his faith journey and what he's doing to get ready for his upcoming marriage. Don’t forget to do your spiritual and physical challenges this week! https://athleticgreens.com/huff — Get a FREE 1-year supply of Vitamin D & 5 FREE travel packs with your first purchase! - Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 22, 2022
Why You're Not Seeing Progress at the Gym
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Former NFL long snapper and "American Ninja Warrior" competitor Andrew East shares the highlights of his football career and why he's grateful things didn't go as planned. He and Christian talk about their fitness routines, how to do whatever seems most daunting to you, and how to get comfortable with the things that make you uncomfortable. Andrew also tells the inspirational story of how he got his first college offer at Vanderbilt and how he met his wife, Olympic gymnastics gold medalist Shawn Johnson. Commitment has fundamentally changed how Andrew approaches life. Jesus was all in, so jump in full bore this week! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 15, 2022
How to Get Past Your Fear & Anxiety
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Christian hip-hop artist KB drops so much wisdom on what it takes to beat back anxiety and stop your fears from taking the driver's seat. KB and Christian dive into KB's love of boxing, how he discovered Christian rap, why twisted ankles are the WORST, the benefits of waking up early, and how to use your athletic training in spiritual warfare. What lion will you slay this week? https://athleticgreens.com/huff — Get a FREE 1-year supply of Vitamin D & 5 FREE travel packs with your first purchase! - Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 08, 2022
How to Get Fit When You're Embarrassed to Hit the Gym
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World-renowned CrossFit athlete Dan Bailey links up with Christian to answer a frequently asked question: How do you get past embarrassment and fear of judgment to get started on your fitness journey? Dan offers insight into how your commitment to a life full of Jesus is a lot like planning to compete in CrossFit. He shares personal life-altering experiences, from winning the CrossFit Invitational with the USA Team to what he got wrong about religion and relationships. Start building a solid foundation in 3 … 2 … 1 … NOW! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Apr 01, 2022
How to Go from Bad Decisions to Life-Changing Transformation | Christian Huff & Jefferson Bethke
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Author and spoken word artist Jefferson Bethke drops incredible encouragement in this awesome conversation with Christian. He reveals how he was destroying his life in college and how he had an epiphany that led to transformation and repentance. They break down how to go from sin and brokenness to the relationship with Jesus your heart longs for. Jefferson also offers a glimpse at his active life in Hawaii, including deep sea spearfishing and hiking. Seek first the kingdom of God, and watch what he will do through you. https://athleticgreens.com/huff — Get a FREE 1-year supply of Vitamin D & 5 FREE travel packs with your first purchase! - Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 25, 2022
How to Work Out & Stay Disciplined When Life Gets Crazy | Jeremy Camp & Christian Huff
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Singing and songwriting aren't the only things Jeremy Camp loves. The Grammy-nominated artist joins Christian in studio to share the secrets of how he works out and stays physically and spiritually disciplined on tour. Jeremy offers awesome advice on how to give yourself grace when life is chaotic and reveals his thoughts on "cruise ship Christianity." He also talks about how he first got involved in the music industry, how he started lifting weights as a kid, and the story behind "I Still Believe," the movie about his life. Prioritize getting in the Word this week before hitting the gym! - Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 18, 2022
Willie Robertson's Short-Lived Fitness Modeling Career
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Willie Robertson loves to compete, but after an unfortunate hair-removal incident and a hilarious failed photo shoot, he realized he wasn't cut out for body transformation competitions. He and son-in-law Christian talk about his status as a badminton legend, the crazy games he dreamed up with his brothers when they couldn't afford sports equipment, and his wild history of sports injuries. For Willie, cultivating a relationship with Jesus is a lot like working toward fitness or weight loss goals. He shares stories about how he lost weight, how he responds to people who say they're not cut out for evangelism, and why you never need to oversell the Gospel. You will laugh so hard at this conversation! - Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 11, 2022
Playing College Sports: The Good, the Bad & the Ugly
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Georgia Tech star pitcher (and Christian's younger brother) Chance Huff jumps on to break down what it's really like to be a college athlete. There's always a competition in the Huff household. Who can lift more, who's actually the bigger brother, and who's more athletic? Chance opens up about his struggles during the baseball season and when he chose to pursue the Lord. They also laugh at the story of Chance’s funny baptism — right before Christian's wedding. Set a new goal this week, and get after it! - Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Mar 04, 2022
What It Really Takes to Be a CrossFit Games Champ
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Graham Holmberg, 2010 CrossFit Games champion, joins Christian to dive into what it's really like to compete in the CrossFit Games, the skills Graham had to learn to win the competition, and the secret to longevity in the sport. Graham shares what prompted him to finally get baptized, and they talk about salvation and why God lets people go to hell. They also hit on the passion for travel sports and why kids can burn out before they reach the collegiate level. The key to success is to put yourself against the best competition possible. Don’t quit this week! Keep going! - Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 25, 2022
'Reacher' Star Alan Ritchson Talks God, Family & CRUSHING His Training
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"Reacher" actor Alan Ritchson joins Christian to share a LOT you didn't know about him. Alan divulges the workouts, nutrition, and spiritual discipline that went into packing on 30 pounds of muscle in eight months for his new TV role. He reveals why his body started failing during training, his biggest fitness challenge, and the heart behind his weekly #instachurch messages. He also talks about balancing acting and family life, how he transitioned from a life of rage and shame to living for the Lord, and the counterintuitive idea that motivation always follows a change in behavior. Get after it this week! https://athleticgreens.com/huff — Get a FREE 1-year supply of Vitamin D & 5 FREE travel packs with your first purchase! https://magicspoon.com/HUFF — Get $5 off right now with code HUFF!  - Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 18, 2022
What Your Number One Goal Should Be
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Josh McDaniel joins Christian to go into detail about his attempt to compete in the CrossFit Games at a young age, what the greatest goal in your life should be, and how to get your priorities straight and keep them that way. When you truly see someone's life changed spiritually, it's greater than any personal record, national championship, or achievement. Set a goal, and prioritize your week starting now!  - Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 11, 2022
What It Takes to Run an Ironman
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Clemson MVP and national championship linebacker Ben Boulware joins Christian to talk about life after playing football at the highest level. Ben talks about training to become an Ironman, running a 100-mile ultra marathon, and how he started his own gym. You have 24 hours in a day, so why not wake up early to make the most out of it? Get after it this week! - Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Feb 04, 2022
How to Fit in Your Workout Without Burning Out
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Christian speaks with Miles Fidell, lead pastor at Auburn Community Church, about how to carve out time for workouts no matter how hectic your life gets, why going to bed can be the most spiritual thing you do, and how your workouts can have a direct impact on your soul. They also talk about Willie Robertson's hometown basketball league, how spiritual health impacts relationships, how to make sure physical fitness doesn't become an idol, and why staying healthy could mean time away from social media. Miles reveals why he never preaches on Sunday without working out first and how workouts, nutrition, and rest all go hand in hand with discipleship. - Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 28, 2022
How to End Up With a Saved Soul but a Wasted Life
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Author and pastor Levi Lusko joins Christian to talk about his father’s rules, his love of saunas and ice baths, and why exercise won't get you anywhere if you fail to watch what you eat and do. He also breaks down the meaning of his new book title, “The Last Supper On The Moon.” - Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 21, 2022
Training for Performance vs. Working Out for Looks
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Christian links up with reality TV star and pro CrossFit athlete Luke Parker to discuss life on "The Bachelorette," what it's like to work out with CrossFit king Rich Froning, how fitness can help with insecurity, getting hung up on physical appearance, and the journey from religion to relationship. Luke also shares his physical and spiritual training routines and asks Christian a powerful personal question about life as a new father. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 14, 2022
How to Get Fit If You HATE Working Out
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Jonathan Pokluda can't stand hitting the gym, but the pastor and author has a secret weapon for getting in his physical training AND spiritual training. Jonathan admits to Christian that he doesn't enjoy reading the Bible, but he has some great tips for anyone who struggles with that. Christian reveals how a spiritual conversation at the local gym changed his life. The guys also talk about churchgoers who don't have a real relationship with Jesus, how to fight cancel culture while remaining faithful to the Word, passivity among young men, how to honor women, and how great it is that the next generation wants to be part of something bigger than themselves. - Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Jan 07, 2022
Sadie Robertson Huff's Most Embarrassing Workout Experience
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Christian's wife, Sadie Robertson Huff, holds nothing back in this honest look at her fitness journey from the Junior Olympics to marriage, pregnancy, motherhood, and running her own ministry. Sadie opens up about her most embarrassing training experience, what Sadie loved about dating Christian, and how she took the dread out of working out. They also discuss learning what's healthiest for your body, how men can encourage women's fitness goals, how to stay disciplined, the power of confessing to your spouse, the benefits of spending time in the Word, and Sadie's advice to guys on starting a new relationship. HAPPY NEW YEAR! -Christian  - Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 31, 2021
How I Lost 70 Pounds and Kept It Off!
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Uncle Si Robertson and Jay Stone, hosts of the "Duck Call Room" podcast, share all the details of their current workout routines, how they trained in the military, and how they maintain their spiritual health. Stone reveals how he lost 70 pounds and what gave him the motivation to keep it off. He also talks about functional fitness, how he got into boxing, and how Brazilian jiu-jitsu changed his life. Si tells the story of the day he did 350 push-ups and reveals how "Duck Dynasty" solidified his faith. Check out Si and Stone on the Duck Call Room podcast every Tuesday and Thursday. - Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 24, 2021
How to Be More Consistent in Faith & Fitness
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Christian Huff speaks with YouTube and TikTok star Cole LaBrant about his fitness journey and the importance of living a consistent lifestyle. Cole reveals what really motivated him to get into peak shape, the secret to balancing faith, family time, and workouts, and how he finds freedom in community. We were never meant to do life alone — we were meant to do it together. - Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 17, 2021
How a Guy in the 500lb Squat Club Trains Physically AND Spiritually
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Christian Huff gets REAL with the guy who's always there to answer his fitness questions, CrossFit athlete Adam Klink of BPN. They get into the relationship between physical and spiritual training, how to make time to work out no matter how busy you are, and what it took for Adam to back squat 500 pounds and run a sub-5-minute mile in the same day. Adam leaves us with a challenge for the week to help build consistency in our training and our lives. - Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dec 10, 2021
Become a 4:8 Man
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Are you ready to build a strong body AND a strong faith? Then subscribe to The 4:8 Men Podcast. We'll train physically. We'll train spiritually. And starting Friday, Dec. 10, 2021, we'll build a community of 4:8 Men who challenge each other, who encourage each other, and who advance God's kingdom — for both the present life AND the life to come. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Oct 30, 2021