The Bros and Blokes Lifestyle Academy

The Bros and Blokes Lifestyle Academy

An American Bro and a British Bloke explore Fitness, Adulthood, Entertainment, and their own cultural differences! Join them weekly as they bring their own thoughts to the table and host insights from industry experts.

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Recent Episodes

Those Fall/Winter 2021 Movies: Reviewed *SPOILERS!*

March 7, 2022

For today's catch-up episode, the guys (joined once again by Ryan Dahlquist!) chat about those 2021 year-end movies that may have been worth a mention. Those include: - Spiderman: No Way Home - The Matrix: Resurrections - No…


KC Chiefs Talk (w/Ryan Dahlquist)

March 7, 2022

In today's overdue NFL/Chiefs check-in, the guys - and returning guest Ryan Dahlquist (who's also a dentist!) discuss what happened to the Chiefs latest run to the Superbowl. They talk about those players who may be released…

How Hypnosis Helps With Our Fitness Goals

Feb. 1, 2022

In today's wellness episode, James sits down with Douglas Sands, founder of the 'Anywhere Hypnosis' platform. He runs sessions to help those dealing with PTSD, anxiety, disordered eating or other traumas. Doug offers 1-1 coa…

A Show Update...

Oct. 7, 2021

James jumps on the mic to share a brief update on the future of 'The Bros and Blokes Lifestyle Academy'... -- For more information on our show, visit or check out our social media platforms and support page…

Fitness Entertainment Society & Culture

Shang-Chi and the Ten-Rings, Skipping Breakfast? Cable vs Streaming

Sept. 27, 2021

In today's audio outing, Kalan and James share some of the latest offerings from movies and TV. This includes a review of Marvel's latest solo outing, Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings (07:41), James Wan's latest ho…


Those Ab Exercises You Should Try

Sept. 13, 2021

In another shorter episode this week, James shares some of his personal favorites when it comes to...abdominal exercises! Sometimes, the "classics" can get boring. Some can also be detrimental to our fitness success. (Sit-Up…


Most New Parents Are Making These Mistakes!

Sept. 6, 2021

In a shorter episode today, James goes over some of those common mistakes new parents make with their newborn. These include: lack of sleep schedule, regulating baby's body temperature, no "Tummy Time" and more! Useful Links…

Fitness Entertainment Society & Culture

Suicide Squad, Bulk or Cut? & Most Fun States

Aug. 30, 2021

In today's bumper variety episode, James and Kalan break down their thoughts on the latest DC movie to hit our screens: The Suicide Squad (2021). Was it a major improvement on the 2016 version? (08:01) We then discuss the fi…

Recent Blog Posts

Why is 'Squid Game' SO Popular?!

You've probably heard of the latest Number 1 show on Netflix by now, or had a co-worker ask if you've seen it yet. Squid Game, released on Netflix Septem…

Five Fitness Myths - That People Still Believe!

As a trainer, I've had to answer a number of questions about the many fitness preconceptions. Here's my top five list of those myths that always seem to …

The Super Simple Bulking Idea (for Skinny Beginners)

The Scenario: A 140lb guy enters the gym, armed with a program he pulled from some muscle magazine. The Outcome (Three Months Later): The still 140lb gu…