Remember That Badass Bodybuilder Acrobat? His Name is Jujimufu and He’ll Teach You How to Be Epic [PODCAST]

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In Episode 39 of the Move Smart Podcast, I talk with Jujimufu about TONS of great topics including:

➤ How Jujimufu got his nickname
➤ The nitty-gritty backstory of how Juji achieved his impressive chair splits…at a bodyweight of 230!
➤ Tactics to cultivate INTENSITY in your training
➤ The story of when Juji sat in front of his squat rack for 4 hours….just to get in a good session
➤ Why Juji feels better now at 30 years old (and 30 pounds heavier!) than he did at 21 years old
➤ The secret to Juji’s longevity in tricking and bodybuilding
➤ A great tip to improve the effectiveness of your warmup
➤ The TRUE power of meal prep (and it’s not what you think)
➤ The WORST misconceptions about stretching and flexibility that Juji wishes would disappear forever
➤ The legendary health figure who inspires Juji
➤ Why you don’t need actually need to keep a training journal or nutrition log 24/7 (and what you should write down instead)
➤ Juji’s favorite quote this week
➤ How to gain perspective on your day when you feel unproductive
➤ The Zen proverb that transformed my mindset about hard work
 How to avoid bullshit supplements (and where you can buy QUALITY supplements for great value (
➤ Three foods that Juji megadoses because of their scientifically proven benefits
➤ How Juji cured his insomnia and become a “master of sleep”
➤ What Juji looks for in a perfect training partner
➤ Juji’s #1 strength training COMMANDMENT
➤ Why technique MUST be challenged through appropriate loading
➤ The one technique that massively improved Juji’s deadlifting strengtht
➤ Why you need to strengthen your sense of humor

Quotes by Juji:

“Work AROUND injures – not through them. Never just STOP moving. You always have to work around the problem.”

“Training for strength is different than demonstrating the strength you build”

Connect with Juji:

Juji’s Juice Recipe:

  • 1 beet,
  • 2-3 whole carrots
  • 5-8 stalks of kale,
  • 5-8 broccoli florets
  • 3 lemons
  • 1 apple

One of the best juicers you can buy:

Juji’s Black Box Sleep Formula:

  1. Orange glasses 20 minutes before bedtime (
  2. HOT shower
  3. Supplement Stack:
    • Melatonin Supplement (5-10mg)
    • L-Theanine (1-3 grams)
    • 5-HTP (50-200mg)
    • Magnesium Citrate (500-1000mg)
    • Vitamin C (2-5 grams)
  4. Blackout curtains (
  5. Air conditioner with temperature control set to 62°
  6. Make sure you’re not hungry
  7. Have the right mindset – you don’t need the exact same amount of sleep every night

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