Record-holding power-lifter Mark Bell didn’t start out with tremendous confidence or an intimidating physique. Through extraordinary heart and determination, he reached the heights of success in weight-lifting. On this episode of Health Theory, Mark Bell, author of “War on Carbs”, explains how to avoid the most common fitness mistakes, how to build confidence and self-belief, and why he is perfectly comfortable telling everyone to push through more pain than they think they can handle.
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Mark Bell talks about what originally drew him to power-lifting [1:14]
Mark and Tom discuss aggression and weight-lifting [2:24]
Mark talks about creating a narrative that pushes him [4:46]
Mark talks about struggling with reading, and deciding to learn every day [6:41]
Mark describes what gave him confidence and how he built self-belief [8:26]
Mark advocates that everyone has some gifts, and explains how to find them [11:43]
Mark says that he started lifting to attract women [14:20]
Mark describes the mistakes you should avoid [15:14]
Mark explains what to do about the fact that unhealthy food tastes good [22:17]
Mark explains how to build will-power [24:13]
Mark shares the mission statement of his company [25:02]
Is heart and determination the real juice? [26:36]
Mark and Tom discuss whether it is irresponsible to tell people to go too hard [30:51]
Mark describes the impact of the death of his brother [33:38]
Mark shares the one change people should make [37:50]
Impact Theory is a business and mindset-focused interview show that will teach anyone aspiring to greatness the secrets to success. The show is hosted by Tom Bilyeu - a serial entrepreneur and co-founder of the #2 Inc. 500 company Quest Nutrition and former host of the viral hit Youtube series Inside Quest (viewed over 100,000,000 times). Bilyeu is known for his passion and preparation. Always eager to truly learn from his guests, Bilyeu digs deep and brings the urgency of someone hungry to put what he’s learning to immediate use - making the show not only entertaining and energetic, but also hyper-useful.