The Dumbbells

with Eugene Cordero and Ryan Stanger

A funny fitness podcast where comedian/hosts Eugene Cordero and Ryan Stanger guide your life towards Training Dirty, Eating Clean and Living In-Between.

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    It's the middle of summer and it's Euge and Stang coming to you for their monthly check in. There is some summer movie talk - Euge saw YESTERDAY. There's discussion of Stang's shoulder injury and some recent additions to Euge's tattoo. There's a Mr. T story and they answer a listener question about fat-loss plateaus and how to keep some variety in your diet when you eat clean. "Yeah Buddy!!!" Sent from my iPhone

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    Ahoy BellBabies! Summer is raging on. Are you keeping your beach bodies in check? Well this week will get you back on track. The Bells got Zac Oyama (COLLEGE HUMOR) back in The Weight Room. That's right, the Karate-ish Kid is back! Zac and the guys have a good time at the top of the show just joking around. Euge and Stang get stuck doing some voice and Zac is polite about how annoyed he must've been. Last, they all get down to business and come up with an actual program for Zac to follow in the gym. This is a good one for focusing your efforts in the gym! "Light Weight Babyeee!!!" Sent from my iPhone

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    Happy 4th of July BellBabies! This is a very special episode for a lot of reasons. Honorary Dumbbell and fan favorite Erin McGown (Erin and Melissa) returns to The Weight Room. Erin is a great guest as always and there is some fun talk about food and a special seasonal Trader Joe's rub that is a must try. But Erin was recently in a traumatic and truly life threatening accident recently. She tells the Bells as much as she can about it and how it made her question EVERYTHING and reevaluate her life and her goals. She came out of it and has managed to keep training and stay on her path but it wasn't easy and she tells the guys how she did it. Listen and be inspired! "Happy 4th of July!!!"

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    Hello BellBabies! You ready for some total transformation talk?? The Bells got Farley Elliot (EATER) back in The Weight Room. When Farley first came on the show, the guys tried to help him figure out how to honor his commitment to his job as a food reporter and tastemaker while somehow changing his body to loose weight and get healthy. Well, he did it! Farley is new man but still the same guy. He's eating right and rock climbing and has completely changed his physique. He tells Euge and Stang how he did it. Don't worry it's not all inspirational this episode - there's still some talk about LA food and even some gossip! Farley shares a beef with a famous chef! (Light Weight Babyeee!!!)

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    Hello BellBabies. It's time for your special monthly check-in with Dumbbells this week. Euge and Stang are talking shop. Euge rants about the sauna at the "Y" and there's the usual sauna talk. Stang is training legs harder but still eating too much protein. Then the guys talk about the new GODZILLA movie and answer a listener question about how to get enough quality calories and protein on a budget. "I Command You To Grow!!!"

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    The Bells were very happy to welcome their amazing guest Deborah Baker Junior (STAN AGAINST EVIL, THE COOP) to The Weight Room this week! DBJ has a great name and the boys waste no time getting to the bottom of it. They also get to hear Deborah fitness back story and she gets REAL! This is a very important episode that a lot of people will be able to relate to. Deborah was very brave to share and she also gives some great actionable advise. LISTEN! "Ain't Nothin To It But To Do It!" Sent from my iPhone

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    Big week for the 'Bells y'all! Your dudes managed to get the great Janet Varney (The JV Club podcast) in The Weight Room! Janet is the funniest and she brings it this episode. She tells Euge and Stangs about growing up with her stud dad - the guys end up falling in love with him and so will you! Stangs and Janet connect over her time in the Bay Area - well Stangs just kind of embarrasses himself - what do you expect it? Then you get to hear all the Hollywood bullshit and pressure around body types that Janet went through and what she did to overcome it and get to where she is now, a great, healthy place! "Light Weight Babyeee!!!"

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    Get ready BellBabies!! Dan Black (Comedians Of Wrestling Podcast) is making his triumphant return to The Weight Room!!! This episode has something for everybody. The guys talk professional wrestling and Dan's stand-up special. They also discuss performance enhancing drugs and what it would take for them to try a cycle. Last Dan tells the Bells about how really transformed himself after many stops and starts with different programs. Dan finally seems to have found a system that works and the group breaks it down how anybody could adopt the same principles. This is a great episode to get you inspired and kick off summer! "Nothin' But a Peanut!!!"

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    Ahoy BellBabies! It's fun week for The Dumbbells! Jess Lowe (WRECKED) is joining the boys The Weight Room. Jess is super funny and has some good dish on filming WRECKED in Fiji with Euge and "friend" of the show Will Hines. She also tell the guys about growing up in Albuquerque playing sports with a super athletic brother and a competitive mom. She talks about finding competitive theater and loving it but how an overly involved coach influenced a scary bout with an eating disorder. Jess is very open an honest about her struggles and is a great place now. She has some great advice for everyone and gives actionable tips to get healthy. "Yeah Buddy!!!"

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    It's that time! Time to check in with ya boys. Euge and Stanger are here for you. This month the guys tell you about where they're at and what's going on. Euge is doing a group exercise class with Trish - is it working out? Also Stanger is interested in Euge's thoughts on TRT (testosterone's replacement therapy. The guys discuss the science and morals of hormone therapy. Last they go to the listeners and answer a submitted question. "Yeah Buddy!!!"

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    The Dumbbells welcome Don Fanelli (The Need to Fail Podcast) to The Weight Room! Don is great guy with an awesome story. He tells the guys about finding himself in a life and job he didn't want and how that was negatively affecting his health. He had gone to school to become an engineer and had taken a job! All before he made a major life change. Now Don is healthy and happy in a career he loves and has a baby on the way. Don gives some great advice about how to change your life. And the Bells give him some new dad workout advice. "LIGHT WEIGHT BABYEEEE!!!"

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    Here we go! The Dumbbells welcome the amazing and hilarious Hassie Harrison (TACOMA FD) the The Weight Room. Are you all watching the show yet?? It's a must watch for all BellBabies. Hassie tells the guys about growing up in a competitive Texas family where they did everything from play ping-pong to hunt. Hassie has been active for her whole life and has now gotten into exciting bio-hacks for better living and longevity. The guys ask her about some of the more extreme stuff she tries to optimize her health. Hassie lays it all out and gives some great tips. This is great episode for anyone looking to live a long healthy life! "Watch TACOMA FD Thursday's on trutv @ 1030/930C" Sent from my iPhone

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    You're in for a treat BellBabies! The guys welcome Gabe Hogan (TACOMA FD) to The Weight Room! Gabe is super funny and fit and he costars with Euge on Tacoma FD! The two of them talk about the show and share some fun behind the scenes stories - Stanger also asks them about their first impressions of each other. Then they get in to Gabe's story of how he grew up in Canada and played hockey - big surprise. But things took a turn when he quit sports and joined a punk band! It's where he met his wife! Gabe tends to get acting work that requires him to be in great shape and he lets the guys in on some of his strategies. Be sure to watch Gabe and Euge on Tacoma FD on TruTV Thursday at 10/30 9/30C "YEAH BUDDY!”

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    It's that time! It's your monthly dose of QT with the just the boys. Stang And Euge bring you all up to speed with what's going on with them. They cover a lot of ground; what Euge and Trish are up to in the gym, a wild group meditation that Stanger's wife dragged him too and some good breakdown of Mike Tyson in the ring. They close out the show by answering a few gym etiquette questions that have been coming up a lot lately. BONUS: martial arts movies and JCVD get some good mentions in this episode! "Live In Between Babieeees!!!"

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    The Dumbbells were proud to welcome comedian Pat Regan (SEEK TREATMENT Podcast) to The Weight Room this week. The guys talk to Pat about his name and going by Pat vs Patrick - there's a lot to unpack there and it's great. The group also gets into some good New York talk (it's where Pat lives. The big surprise for the episode is Pat's obsession with women's long distance running - when you hear him explain you'll get it. It's an incredible sport and the drama and tension can truly make it riveting to watch. BONUS: the guys let Pat know what it will take for him to get a big ol' booty. "Light Weight Babyeee!!!"