Steve Maxwell – Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Master
Steve Maxwell is the American fitness guru, author, physical educator, breathing coach and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt.
He was named one of the top 10 trainers in the USA by Men’s Journal, and spends his time travelling around the world with just one duffle bag, teaching students like Joe Rogan about mobility, strength training, martial arts and more.
Steve received his black belt in Jiu Jitsu from the renowned Brazilian trainer Relson Gracie, and was the first American certified to teach Gracie Jiu-Jitsu.
02:56 Brian’s thoughts on the episode.
03:55 Brian’s introduction.
04:33 Steve’s fifth annual return visit.
05:28 Keeping fit and without pain as one ages.
08:17 Training methods with Rorion Gracie and several of the great names in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.
22:37 Steve was formerly a top wrestler in a tough sport.
35:13 His association with the Gracie family before the start of UFC.
46:51 The UFC today.
50:32 As a man ages he has to be careful how he trains to prevent cumulative injury to the body.
56:02 How people can prepare their body as they age and must continue to exercise into old age.
1:24:29 Steve’s advice on breathing in general and for exercise.
1:46:00 Steve has been sampling THC and CBD oil now it is legal in his State.
1:51:09 Steve is changing his nomadic lifestyle.
1:59:49 Steve’s life philosophy.
2:24:29 How Steve feels about his relationships.
2:28:30 Best and worst days of his life.
2:33:53 What scares Steve.
2:35:18 What we would be surprised to learn about him.
2:37:07 What keeps him awake at night.
2:40:34 Success secrets.
2:41:13 Advice to the 20 years old Steve Maxwell
2:41:41 Best advice he ever received.
2:44:03 Advice to the 20 years old watching.
2:45:32 Brian’s summing up.
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