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Elliott Hulse - How To Become The Alpha Male


Founder & CEO of Strength Camp

Elliott Hulse is an American Strongman, Strength Coach, & CEO of Strength Camp. He is a self-made entrepreneur, who overcame learning disabilities and disadvantages, to become one of the most prolific visionary-leaders to a generation of men. He runs the Strength Camp Gym in Florida, and travel the world holding Grounding Camp that use tribal dancing, breathing and active meditation, to help men, break free, from self-limiting beliefs.

Elliott Hulse is an American strongman, strength coach and CEO of Strength Camp. He is a self-made entrepreneur, who overcame learning disabilities and disadvantages, to become one of the most prolific visionary-leaders to a generation of men. He runs the Strength Camp Gym in Florida, and travels the world holding Grounding Camp that use tribal dancing, breathing and active meditation, to help men break free from self-limiting beliefs.

In this London Real episode, Elliot sits down with Brian Rose to discuss his career, impact on strength coaching and how his approach to fitness has shaped the industry.

Born on March 10, 1979, Elliott Hulse is renowned for his unique approach to fitness that encompasses both physical and mental well-being, becoming a guiding force for individuals seeking a holistic approach to strength and personal development.

Elliott Hulse’s journey into the world of strength and fitness began in his youth. Raised in a small town in Florida, he discovered his passion for physical training and athletics. Hulse’s athletic prowess led him to pursue a career as a professional strongman, competing in various strength competitions and earning accolades for his feats of strength.

In 2007, Elliott Hulse founded Strength Camp, a gym and online platform dedicated to fostering physical and mental strength through holistic fitness practices. Strength Camp serves as a hub for individuals seeking not only physical transformation but also personal development. Hulse’s philosophy revolves around the idea that true strength encompasses mental, emotional, and spiritual aspects in addition to physical prowess.

Elliott Hulse’s impact extends beyond the walls of Strength Camp, reaching a global audience through his YouTube channel. Through educational videos, vlogs, and motivational content, he shares insights on topics ranging from strength training and nutrition to philosophy and self-discovery. Hulse’s ability to blend practical fitness advice with profound philosophical discussions sets him apart in the fitness community.

Hulse’s teachings often delve into what he terms “Strengthology,” a comprehensive approach to understanding and cultivating strength in its multifaceted forms. In his video series “The 4 Layers of Strength,” he explores the physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual dimensions of strength. This framework underscores his belief that true well-being arises from a balance across these interconnected layers.

Beyond traditional fitness methods, Elliott Hulse incorporates unconventional practices into his holistic approach. He is an advocate for grounding techniques, emphasising the connection between the body and the Earth for enhanced vitality. Additionally, Hulse incorporates bioenergetics into his teachings, focusing on releasing physical and emotional tension to achieve a more balanced and energised state.

One of Hulse’s central messages revolves around the idea of becoming the “strongest version of yourself.” This goes beyond physical strength, encompassing personal growth, self-discovery, and the pursuit of one’s true potential. Hulse encourages individuals to embark on a journey of self-improvement, embracing challenges, and cultivating resilience in the process.

Elliott Hulse is also an author, and his book “King: The Four Layer Approach to Becoming the Strongest Version of Yourself” expands on his philosophy of holistic strength. In the book, he delves into the principles of physical fitness, emotional intelligence, mental resilience, and spiritual awareness, providing readers with a roadmap for achieving a comprehensive sense of strength.

Elliott Hulse’s legacy is marked by his commitment to redefining strength and fitness as a holistic endeavour. His impact extends beyond traditional gym settings, reaching a diverse audience seeking a more profound connection between physical health and overall well-being. As he continues to share his wisdom and insights through various platforms, Hulse’s influence remains a driving force in the realm of holistic fitness and personal development.

Elliott Hulse represents a beacon in the fitness world, offering a holistic approach that transcends conventional notions of strength. Through Strength Camp, his online presence, and his multifaceted teachings, Hulse has inspired countless individuals to embark on a journey toward becoming the strongest versions of themselves: physically, mentally, emotionally, and spiritually. His legacy continues to shape the landscape of holistic fitness, leaving a lasting imprint on those who seek a comprehensive approach to strength and personal growth.


00:00 | Trailer
04:14 Brian’s thoughts on the episode
06:46 Brian’s introduction
07:32 Brian’s gratitude to Elliott for what he has done
09:08 Make America alpha again: a controversial call for men to become strong men again
12:00 What Elliott sees as the present status of men
15:49 His perception of how this situation has come about
17:20 A time of breakdown, but is he worried
19:05 Male circumcision is very common in America and Elliott has strong views on this
23:03 Can masculinity and femininity exist in a gender equality society
25:58 We now have emasculated men and masculine women
28:28 When he first realized men were struggling to find their role
30:01 What the reactions to what he, Jordan Peterson and Sam Harris are saying tell him about men today
31:34 The concept of the Alpha male and Beta male
35:19 Elliott’s views on the MeToo movement
37:14 Donald Trump indicates polarity at its finest
41:21 Elliott’s relationship with the media and the internet and how he advocates men interact with it
44:34 Elliott’s own period of self-doubt led to an awakening
47:18 His, men only, grounding camps
49:35 A dominant male society has the potential to destroy itself, should women have the vote
52:39 Following ancient tribes in the practice of initiation
57:08 London Real’s most-watched episodes are viewed by young men looking for older role models
59:03 In middle age Elliott took the time to examine his wounds and marijuana to examine his feminine side
1:10:01 Brian recalls Elliott saying, “Your demons keep coming back up even when you thought them gone
“1:11:09 Why, during his Grounding Camp in London, he used Osho meditation
1:18:18 Dissolving the ego and putting it in its proper place
1:23:36 By doing the Osho meditations Elliott wants men to get to a state of non-judgment
1:26:16 Using dance at grounding camp
1:30:06 What he is offering to people who attend his camps
1:34:02 Is Elliott a Sharman
1:35:31 What deeply wounded Elliott
1:44:06 The quadratic psychic
1:46:08 Elliott’s thoughts on the current division of the races
1:54:12 Elliott’s daily practices and the circadian rhythms of life
1:59:46 What is Elliott’s superpower
2:03:27 Elliott’s best and worst days
2:12:36 What scares Elliott
2:13:29 What Elliott thinks he might be doing in ten years

2:15:41 What keeps him awake at night
2:17:14 What he would tell the 20 years old Elliott
2:18:35 Best advice he ever received
2:19:51 Success Secrets
2:21:04 Brian’s summing up.


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