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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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…


Our 2021 NFL Preview Show

Aug. 23, 2021

James and Kalan welcome back Dr. Ryan Dahlquist, dentist and Chiefs fanatic to breakdown the upcoming NFL season. We discuss: - The improved elements of the Chiefs offensive line - The questions over Mahomes's 2nd pre-season…

Society & Culture

British vs American: The Snack-Off!

Aug. 16, 2021

The long-awaited "snack-off" is finally here! James and Kalan share some unique snacks from America and the UK. The guys debate which of the snacks brought to table are superior to the others and which...need to be kept away…


How to Earn Those 'Double Unders'

Aug. 9, 2021

In today's fitness skills episode, James takes us through a step-by-step guide on how to achieve those elusive 'Double Unders' (i.e. two passes of a rope in one jump) - one of the staple moves in many Crossfit workouts, but …

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…