Nerdout & Workout Podcast

Hyper Strong Productions

Dive into the Nerdout & Workout Podcast, where the universes of fandom and fitness converge into a dynamic journey of empowerment, exploration, and inclusivity. Our mission is twofold: obliterate gymtimidation and champion a realm where not only the underdogs and dark horses flourish but also where every individual feels seen and heard, especially when it comes to mental health.

Navigating through the worlds of sweat-soaked gym sessions and mythical fan theories, we extend our exploration to encompass the touching realities of fatherhood, the vibrant experiences of travel, the savory adventures of food, the spirited world of football, and crucially, the oft-overlooked discussions around mental health - particularly in men.

In a space where lifting weights and discussing the intricacies of Super Saiyan Blue go hand in hand, we also create a safe harbor for mental health conversations, providing a platform that seeks to break down stigmas, foster a supportive community, and promote mental wellbeing alongside physical fitness.

Join us as we delve into a spectrum of topics, offering tips, insights, and expert advice from professionals thriving in the Strength, Fitness, and Fandom realms. Whether you're here to level up in the gym, geek out over anime, navigate through the chaos and joy of parenting, traverse through wanderlust-filled travel tales, indulge in culinary escapades, analyze football strategies, or find solace and allies in mental health discussions, the Nerdout & Workout Podcast is here to journey alongside you.

Together, let's build a culture that celebrates each rep, each episode, and each adventure, amplifying love, joy, and the pulsating energy of our Nerdout & Workout culture. Your odyssey to intertwine fantasy, fitness, and life’s multifaceted joys and challenges begins right here.


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The Ultimate Super Bowl Scoop: Bets, Careers, and Cutting-Edge Wellness Therapies
Feb 8 2024
The Ultimate Super Bowl Scoop: Bets, Careers, and Cutting-Edge Wellness Therapies
Ever felt the exhilarating rush of a Super Bowl send-off? My co-host Kevin and I sure did, and we're here to regale you with the tale straight from the heart of the 49ers' hive. As we gear up for football's biggest showdown, we're not just talking touchdowns; we're diving helmet-first into the kaleidoscope of Super Bowl bets and pondering the existence of a "hyperbolic time chamber." And if you think athletes only flex on the field, wait till you hear about their off-the-gridiron escapades that had us in stitches.Strap on your cleats because we're taking a sprint down the career opportunities at the NFL. Picture this: mistaking a Super Bowl mascot for an animatronic mouse from a pizza joint—yes, that happened. Through laughter, we reveal how the 49ers treat their staff like MVPs and why networking might just be your ticket to that coveted strength coach spot. It's not all fun and field goals though; we get real about the highs and lows of fan loyalties and finding that precarious balance between passion for the game and family time.As for those of you with an insatiable curiosity for cutting-edge recovery and wellness therapies, get ready to be your own guinea pig alongside us. We open up about our own experiments with the chill of cryotherapy, the warm glow of red light therapy, and the squeeze of hyperbaric oxygen chambers. It's a no-holds-barred discussion on the blurred lines between science-backed benefits and the feel-good placebo effects. So, whether you're an athlete, fitness aficionado, or just here for the thrill of it, tune in for a session that's as informative as it is entertaining.Follow & Join Us! Free Hyper Strength Discord: https://discord.gg/dAtUd2ytzC Gym @hscgym Host @coachtoloza TikTok Adventures @coachtoloza @irab148 0 Facebook https://www.facebook.com/HSCGYM/ Youtube https://www.youtube.com/c/HyperStrengthConditioning Visit us at hscgym.com Contact us at train@hscgym.com
Reliving the 49ers' Triumphant NFC Championship Journey and the Road to the Super Bowl
Feb 1 2024
Reliving the 49ers' Triumphant NFC Championship Journey and the Road to the Super Bowl
Embark on an epic retelling of the Niners' glorious NFC championship conquest with us, your faithful narrators, as we relive the electric buzz of the stadium and the unwavering spirit of fans like my buddy Kevin—a man who owes his first breaths to none other than Sourdough Sam. Feel the camaraderie that ties the Niners community together, stronger than the stitching on a linebacker's jersey, and join us for exclusive, behind-the-scenes vlogs that'll make you feel like you're right there in the stadium's inner sanctum, where the emotions run as high as the top-tier seats.Strap in for a wild ride through the annals of pre-game rituals, from the slapstick comedy of public speakerphone faux pas to the choreographic wonder that is a massive American flag unfurling. Imagine Jimmy Johnson sharing a laugh with the crew or the awkward hilarity of a flyover that just couldn't stick the landing. And when it comes to celebrity sightings, prepare for debates over Eminem's fan level and the heartwarming snafus of a halftime show that might've missed a 'Journey' to the local side.As the road to the Super Bowl unfolds before us, we dissect the intricate fabric of fan loyalty, sing along to anthems that fuel the fire, and share our tales from the trenches of tailgating—complete with strategy talks on securing prime real estate and the pursuit of culinary greatness. We welcome you to toss your predictions into the ring and join us for more heartfelt episodes, where the heart of the game beats in time with our own. Don't forget to share your Super Bowl traditions and join the banter as we countdown to the football fiesta of the year!Follow & Join Us! Free Hyper Strength Discord: https://discord.gg/dAtUd2ytzC Gym @hscgym Host @coachtoloza TikTok Adventures @coachtoloza @irab148 0 Facebook https://www.facebook.com/HSCGYM/ Youtube https://www.youtube.com/c/HyperStrengthConditioning Visit us at hscgym.com Contact us at train@hscgym.com
Conquering Calories and Capturing the Essence of NFL Sundays
Jan 26 2024
Conquering Calories and Capturing the Essence of NFL Sundays
Discover the precision behind portion control that could revolutionize your weight-loss journey, and join Coach Austin and Kevin for a lively discussion that spans from golf swings to game-day buzz. This episode is a goldmine for those seeking to understand the finer points of dieting, as we dissect the underestimated art of food measurement, a game-changer for anyone counting calories. Moreover, we dive into the sports world with a look at Zach Ertz's signing, breaking down what it means strategically for the team. For a taste of the adrenaline that pumps through a 49ers hype man, Coach Austin gives us an all-access pass into the exhilaration of NFL game days through his vlog insights.Then, feel the rush and the stark reality of NFL game streaking, and learn why a purple smoke prank isn't all laughs with the risk of serious legal repercussions. We tackle the subject with the perfect blend of humor and gravity, ensuring you'll think twice before running onto the field. But it's not all about cautionary tales; we're also excited to share our journey of capturing life lessons for Kevin's son in a vlog series that promises to be both touching and chuckle-inducing. And if you've ever dreamed of the glitz and glamour of Vegas, stick with us as we plan to whisk you away to the neon lights and possibly, just possibly, take you behind the scenes of the NFC championship—keeping our fingers crossed for that security clearance. Join us for an episode that's as packed with life's lessons as it is with football fervor.Follow & Join Us! Free Hyper Strength Discord: https://discord.gg/dAtUd2ytzC Gym @hscgym Host @coachtoloza TikTok Adventures @coachtoloza @irab148 0 Facebook https://www.facebook.com/HSCGYM/ Youtube https://www.youtube.com/c/HyperStrengthConditioning Visit us at hscgym.com Contact us at train@hscgym.com
Muscle Gains on a Lean Diet, Bachelor Party Evolution, and Superhero Showdowns: Mastering Fitness and Fun
Jan 19 2024
Muscle Gains on a Lean Diet, Bachelor Party Evolution, and Superhero Showdowns: Mastering Fitness and Fun
Ever wondered if you can chisel those muscles without upping the calorie intake? Coach Austin and Kevin Irabagaon are here to flex their knowledge on achieving that impressive physique with fewer calories on the plate. This episode isn't just about gains and losses; we're teeing up for a deep drive into the evolution of bachelor party shenanigans. From the wild 90s to today's creative celebrations, we've got personal tales that might just inspire your next party plan.But that's not all—sports fans, get ready for a family feud! We're not just tossing around the pigskin; we're debating the loyalties that divide homes and unite hearts. And for the comic book enthusiasts, it's a superhero smackdown with X-Men squaring off against the Justice League. Who would dominate in this epic battle of mutant might versus superhuman strategy? We're putting our bets on the table—join us and pick your side.Wrap up your capes and put on your golf gloves as we share the excitement and hurdles of planning a Las Vegas bachelor party that's more about the greens than the casinos. Learn from our playbook on creating the ultimate guys' getaway on a budget (yes, even in Sin City). Plus, we're throwing in some muscle-building myth-busting to keep your fitness goals on track, even when you're cutting back on the calories. Listen in and get ready to laugh, learn, and maybe even score a hole-in-one with your next workout or weekend away with the boys.Article: https://www.hscgym.com/2024/01/19/real-word-strategies-to-build-muscle-in-a-deficit/Follow & Join Us! Free Hyper Strength Discord: https://discord.gg/dAtUd2ytzC Gym @hscgym Host @coachtoloza TikTok Adventures @coachtoloza @irab148 0 Facebook https://www.facebook.com/HSCGYM/ Youtube https://www.youtube.com/c/HyperStrengthConditioning Visit us at hscgym.com Contact us at train@hscgym.com
The Truth about Creatine, Coaching, and Comedy Giants
Jan 11 2024
The Truth about Creatine, Coaching, and Comedy Giants
Ever found yourself pondering over the real scoop on creatine and its impact on weight loss? Coach Austin and Kevin "iRab" Irabagadon are here to debunk the myths, sparing no laughs as we compare it to the misconception of it being a steroid - it's not the 90s anymore, folks! Join us in the gym and the kitchen, as we revisit my culinary school escapades, uncovering the glam (and not-so-glam) side of working at star-studded events. There's even a slice of comedy served up with our take on Joe Koy's Golden Globes hosting adventures, and the fine line between a stand-up gig and a room full of Hollywood's finest.Strap in for a chat on the electrifying world of sports, where we meld experiences from the Niners game with forward-thinking concepts like microchipping footballs, and toss in our two cents on the impact of betting on the game. The episode continues with the ins and outs of building a home gym suited for emperors and empresses of fitness - is it time to swap those dumbbells for a barbell rack? Plus, we've got the lowdown on top workout apps to keep your beloved elders limber and strong, proving it's never too late to start your fitness journey.Wrapping things up, we strip down the complexity of workout programs and strength training to its core principles - it's all about consistency and recovery. Whether it's understanding rest periods during intense lifts or tapping into the ancient wisdom of Milo of Croton, you'll walk away empowered to create your very own health dynasty. So, if you're ready to laugh, learn, and lift your way to a healthier you, this is the episode you've been waiting for!Follow & Join Us! Free Hyper Strength Discord: https://discord.gg/dAtUd2ytzC Gym @hscgym Host @coachtoloza TikTok Adventures @coachtoloza @irab148 0 Facebook https://www.facebook.com/HSCGYM/ Youtube https://www.youtube.com/c/HyperStrengthConditioning Visit us at hscgym.com Contact us at train@hscgym.com
Embracing the Glute Craze and Dance Fitness Revolution in 2024
Jan 4 2024
Embracing the Glute Craze and Dance Fitness Revolution in 2024
Ever wondered why your gym buddies are suddenly squatting more than they're bench pressing? Join Coach Austin and Kevin "iRab" Irabagon in a lively discussion from our revamped studio about the fresh fitness waves making their way into 2024. We're delving into the rise of men targeting those glutes and shifting the spotlight from the traditional upper body obsession to embracing comprehensive strength. Alongside, we've got anecdotes from the gym floor that'll have you in stitches – think impromptu dance-offs and prosthetic hand shenanigans. Plus, get the lowdown on why your glutes might not be responding to your workouts, and meet the 'peach daddies' who are redefining what it means to be fit as a fiddle.But that's not all we've got poppin'! Gen Z is bringing the heat with dance workouts that would even have Richard Simmons doing a double take. We're talking about the fusion of classic cardio and modern moves that's setting the fitness world alight. With every step and beat, we're also breaking down the psychological side of staying active – it's not all about the gains, but the journey and joy that comes with it. Whether you're a barbell lifter or an Olympic lifter, there's room for you in this diverse fitness landscape. So tune in, strut your stuff, and let's celebrate personal victories without getting tripped up in the comparison game.References: https://www.polar.com/blog/wellness-fitness-trends-2024/Follow & Join Us! Free Hyper Strength Discord: https://discord.gg/dAtUd2ytzC Gym @hscgym Host @coachtoloza TikTok Adventures @coachtoloza @irab148 0 Facebook https://www.facebook.com/HSCGYM/ Youtube https://www.youtube.com/c/HyperStrengthConditioning Visit us at hscgym.com Contact us at train@hscgym.com
Fitness and Golf: Striking a Balance Between the Tees and the Weights
Dec 30 2023
Fitness and Golf: Striking a Balance Between the Tees and the Weights
Ever wondered how to hit the sweet spot between staying fit and swinging a perfect golf arc? Coach Austin and Kevin "iRab" Irabagon are here, bringing you a year-end special that's part reflection, part foresight, and all about the fun and fundamentals of fitness and golf. Settle in as we exchange tales from our golf hiatus and holiday festivities while delving into the fitness trends that shook 2023. We’re not just flexing our muscles over the latest craze; we’re laughing along with you at gym stories that strike a chord with anyone who's ever picked up a dumbbell or a golf club.No one wants to wade through fads to find fitness gold, and that's where we come in. We're tackling everything from 'Hot Girl Walks' to AI's burgeoning impact on our workout routines. With Kevin's Christmas adventures and my dad-duty escapades setting the backdrop, we're here to connect with you on a level that's more than just scores and reps. Whether it's our musings on golf lessons, protein bars, or walking our way to wellness, we're bringing our honest banter to the table. Plus, we lay down the gauntlet on biohacking trends and ask, "Can you really hack your way to youth?"As we wrap up, we're handing out a lifeline to all the gym newbies out there—straight from the heart, no nonsense advice. From choosing the right gym to crafting a workout routine, we're your cornermen in this fitness bout. And for those seasoned in the art of lift-and-lower, there's plenty of insight into how technology like AI and magnetic weights are shaking up our gym lives. It's an episode packed with hearty advice, a side of humor, and a dash of heartfelt stories. Join us, your fitness comrades, on a journey through the laughter and the sweat, the tech and the touch, the walks and the weights.References: https://www.garagegymreviews.com/best-and-worst-fitness-trendsFollow & Join Us! Free Hyper Strength Discord: https://discord.gg/dAtUd2ytzC Gym @hscgym Host @coachtoloza TikTok Adventures @coachtoloza @irab148 0 Facebook https://www.facebook.com/HSCGYM/ Youtube https://www.youtube.com/c/HyperStrengthConditioning Visit us at hscgym.com Contact us at train@hscgym.com
Putting the Spotlight on Ozempic: A Deep Dive into Sports and Fitness Trends
Dec 7 2023
Putting the Spotlight on Ozempic: A Deep Dive into Sports and Fitness Trends
We start on a light note with football talk, geeking out over the recent Niners game and the stellar performance by Deebo. But it's not all fun and games, we also delve into the serious issue of football game ticket scams, sharing some insider tips and advice.The conversation gets even more intense as we explore the realm of weight loss drugs, with a spotlight on Ozempic. We lay bare how it works, the potential risks and why it's trending among celebrities. Plus, we share actual experiences of people who've used this drug. The good, the bad and the ugly, it's all in there. But beyond this, we question the mentality of seeking quick-fix solutions to weight loss and the dangers of relying solely on medication.But it's not all sports and fitness chats. We also open up about our journey as new dads. We share the funniness and exhaustion that comes with it, and also our thoughts on the #DadGang hashtag. Plus, we spill some insights on coaching and motivating young athletes, including the importance of honesty and setting achievable goals. So buckle up for an episode crammed with sports talk, fitness musings, and real-life dad conversations. You're in for an entertaining and enlightening ride!Follow & Join Us! Free Hyper Strength Discord: https://discord.gg/dAtUd2ytzC Gym @hscgym Host @coachtoloza TikTok Adventures @coachtoloza @irab148 0 Facebook https://www.facebook.com/HSCGYM/ Youtube https://www.youtube.com/c/HyperStrengthConditioning Visit us at hscgym.com Contact us at train@hscgym.com
Truly Outrageous Tales from the Gym
Dec 7 2023
Truly Outrageous Tales from the Gym
Craving some real-life talk sprinkled with a healthy dose of gym anecdotes, hilarity, and jaw-dropping revelations? Buckle up, because Coach Austin and I, Kevin, are about to take you on a wild ride through our Thanksgiving celebrations, parenting milestones, and our pet peeves about gym etiquette. We're sharing tales from our non-traditional Thanksgiving feasts (lobster, anyone?), our struggles with introducing solid foods to our babies, and our perspective on a fiery Reddit thread about a gym that dared to close on Thanksgiving Day.We're not stopping there; we're also voicing our frustrations about individuals who bogart gym equipment without using it, and the rising trend of workout filming with tripods! We're sharing our thoughts and experiences on this growing trend, and trust us, they're not all rosy. But don't worry, we're not all about the serious talks; we throw in some laugh-out-loud anecdotes about gym regulars who need a reminder about basic gym etiquette.Finally, brace yourselves as we take a deep dive into some truly outrageous gym stories that will make your jaws drop. Ever heard of a gym member stripping down in protest, or a housekeeper offering, well, 'extra services' in the steam room? We're talking about these and more, leaving you to ponder, how would you react if you were in our shoes? So join us, as we navigate the amusing, sometimes shocking, world of gym culture and etiquette. It's going to be a blast, we promise!Follow & Join Us! Free Hyper Strength Discord: https://discord.gg/dAtUd2ytzC Gym @hscgym Host @coachtoloza TikTok Adventures @coachtoloza @irab148 0 Facebook https://www.facebook.com/HSCGYM/ Youtube https://www.youtube.com/c/HyperStrengthConditioning Visit us at hscgym.com Contact us at train@hscgym.com
The Impact of THC and Lion's Mane Mushrooms on Fitness and Wellness
Oct 25 2023
The Impact of THC and Lion's Mane Mushrooms on Fitness and Wellness
Are you ready to unravel the mystery of THC and mushroom supplements? Promising a journey of clarity, my co-host Kevin "iRab" Irabagon and I dive into the profound effects of these intriguing substances on our bodies and minds. These are not just wellness trends; they're power-packed tools that can have an impact on your fitness journey. We'll help you understand the effects of THC, from the notorious munchies to the calming effects of CBD. We'll also talk about how these habits are potentially molding our eating behaviors and the products that promise to harness their benefits.Let's open a new chapter and compare THC with the highly raved Lion's Mane mushroom supplements. They're not only beneficial for boosting immunity and brain health, but they also potentially improve memory and focus, regulate mood, and reduce inflammation. We've got you covered - we're breaking down the evidence from studies and research to give you a well-rounded understanding of these supplements. Also, we delve into the role of THC in pain tolerance and how it could be instrumental in reducing caffeine dependence.Lastly, we broaden the horizon to include other health trends – ginger, acai berries, and more Lion's Mane mushrooms. Learn about ginger's potential to control high blood pressure and blood sugar levels, and how acai berries have transformed from a superfood to a popular treat. We also look into the benefits of Lion's Mane mushrooms and the best ways to consume them. As we journey through this captivating discussion, we will also throw light on the potential of diabetes drugs such as Ozempic for weight loss. We wrap up our discussion with an insight into how adopting cannabis and mushrooms can truly be transformative for our fitness journey, emphasizing the importance of sustainable practices. Let's not forget a big shout-out to all our listeners for their unwavering support. So what are you waiting for? Tune in now!Follow & Join Us! Free Hyper Strength Discord: https://discord.gg/dAtUd2ytzC Gym @hscgym Host @coachtoloza TikTok Adventures @coachtoloza @irab148 0 Facebook https://www.facebook.com/HSCGYM/ Youtube https://www.youtube.com/c/HyperStrengthConditioning Visit us at hscgym.com Contact us at train@hscgym.com
Understanding Heart Rate Variability and Its Impact on Your Fitness Journey
Oct 19 2023
Understanding Heart Rate Variability and Its Impact on Your Fitness Journey
Curious about Heart Rate Variability (HRV) and how it influences your fitness journey? Prepare to have your knowledge expanded as your hosts, Coach Austin and Kevin, dive into the intricacies of this fascinating topic. We contrast heart rate with HRV, explore the influence of the autonomic nervous system, and share personal experiences with fitness wearable, Woop. Are you struggling to balance life and sleep or seeking ways to reduce stress? We've got you covered as we discuss the powerful impact of deep, rhythmic breathing on activating the parasympathetic nervous system, thereby improving HRV. The significance of adequate sleep, the challenges of achieving it, and the role of motivation in our journey to better health are also among the engaging topics we discuss.What impact does your diet have on HRV? We delve into the profound effects of our food choices on our health, the importance of maintaining a consistent and balanced diet, and the mental aspects of our health journey. From celebrating small wins to understanding and overcoming individual challenges, we share valuable insights that can guide you on your fitness journey. For a poignant moment, we also pay tribute to Suzanne Somers, whose legacy in fitness and health continues to inspire us all. Tune in, learn, and transform your fitness journey with us!Follow & Join Us! Free Hyper Strength Discord: https://discord.gg/dAtUd2ytzC Gym @hscgym Host @coachtoloza TikTok Adventures @coachtoloza @irab148 0 Facebook https://www.facebook.com/HSCGYM/ Youtube https://www.youtube.com/c/HyperStrengthConditioning Visit us at hscgym.com Contact us at train@hscgym.com
Golf, Parenthood, and Filipino Food Uncovered
Oct 12 2023
Golf, Parenthood, and Filipino Food Uncovered
Join us as we reunite with our resident golf nerd, Kevin, and take an incredible journey through the worlds of sports, parenting, and gastronomy. We’ll be teeing off with stories about our experiences on the green, discussing everything from our Sunday swagger to the contentious issue of colored golf balls.Being a new dad is no easy task - just ask any man who has stared bewildered at the array of diaper sizes in the baby section. We'll be sharing our own hilarious tales of fatherhood, from the diaper changing wars of old versus new methods to the perplexing world of breastfeeding versus formula. We'll also be pondering the potential of a betting app for baby showers and contemplating Kevin's upcoming role as a godparent in a baptism ceremony. Who says you can't have your cake and eat it too, especially if it's Kevin's favorite warm chocolate cake? Follow us into the delectable world of food as we dish out the secrets of Filipino cuisine, from the mouthwatering chicken adobo to the ethics of slaughtering a pig for a special occasion. So, pull up a chair and get ready to be enticed by the flavors of the Philippines. We may have taken a while to get back in the podcasting saddle, but we assure you, this episode is worth savoring.Follow & Join Us! Free Hyper Strength Discord: https://discord.gg/dAtUd2ytzC Gym @hscgym Host @coachtoloza TikTok Adventures @coachtoloza @irab148 0 Facebook https://www.facebook.com/HSCGYM/ Youtube https://www.youtube.com/c/HyperStrengthConditioning Visit us at hscgym.com Contact us at train@hscgym.com