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Jun 22, 2022

Matteo is the Co-Founder and CEO of Eight Sleep, the world's leading sleep enhancement company. Named one of the Most Innovative Companies in Consumer Electronics by Fast Company, Eight is redesigning the traditional concept of a mattress, by developing cutting-edge AI and machine learning models to track bio signals...

Jun 15, 2022

2x Team USA Weightlifting World Team Member, Pan-American Game Team Member, and National Champion.


Hunter has been weightlifting at an elite level for five years, establishing an incredible resume. She found weightlifting through CrossFit but was a well rounded athlete growing up playing soccer, basketball...

Jun 8, 2022

In this Episode of Barbell Shrugged:


  1. How Birth Control can reduce testosterone by 70%
  2. Birth controls affects on your physique
  3. How to pick the right birth control
  4. What are drug induced nutrient depletions 
  5. How to best handle menopause and andropause
  6. What happens when you do not have a cycle for 5+ years
  7. What is wrong...

Jun 1, 2022

In this Episode of Barbell Shrugged:


  1. The relationship between testosterone and cortisol
  2. The relationship between calories, macronutrients, and micronutrients
  3. Why micronutrients matter for achieving a lean physique
  4. Optimal hormone ratios for physique transformation 
  5. How does menstrual cycle affect performance

May 25, 2022

In this Episode of Barbell Shrugged:


  1. The role of testosterone in health and performance
  2. How micronutrient deficiencies can lead to sub-optimal testosterone levels
  3. How excess body fat turns testosterone into estrogen
  4. The relationship between cortisol and testosterone
  5. Practical advice on how to optimize...