The Joe Rogan Experience Episode 926 with Joey Diaz and Alberto Gallazzi

Episode Number: 926
Episode Guest: Joey Diaz and Alberto Gallazzi
Original Airdate: March 6, 2017
Episode Sponsors: LegalZoom, Stamps.com, Onnit, Caveman Coffee

Guest Bio: Joey “CoCo” Diaz is a Cuban-American stand-up comedian and actor. Joey also hosts his own podcast called The Church of What’s Happening Now. Alberto Gallazzi is a world-renowned strength and conditioning coach.

Topics Discussed: The War of Art book; Alberto worked with and helped Joey; Alberto is from Italy; talk about Alberto’s background; importance of mobility; Becoming a Supple Leopard book; MobilityWOD Supernova massage balls; importance of yoga; feet need to be stronger; video of Alberto training; Vibram toe shoes; Jiu Jitsu leads to back and neck problems; Joe talks about messing up his back; treat your body like a science project; highlighting your imbalances; discovering your inefficiencies; working through pain creates problems; shoulder and knee injuries are the most common; hanging for shoulder issues; Joe recommends hanging from a chin-up bar; Joey talks about his sleep apnea; Joey takes long showers; importance of breathing; breathe in for one minute and out for one minute; yoga and breathing exercises; doing exercise and then shooting a gun; controlling breathing; breathe in through the nose and out through the mouth; remaining calm under pressure; breathing in through the mouth creates a feeling of panic; concentrating on your breathing makes exercising easier; hyperventilating; Joey talks about breathing and anxiety before going on stage; fear of public speaking; more yoga talk; fighters and fear of failure/lack of confidence; fear; military talk; martial arts in a street fight; phony martial arts practitioners; infomercials and quick fixes; performance anxiety and sex; (1:00:00) zebra stripes act as camouflage; Joe talks about the Stephen Thompson vs. Tyron Woodley fight; refereeing MMA; the UFC championship belt is important to make more money fighting; win bonuses; everyone should have a heavy bag to punch to relieve stress; Joe talks about visiting Italy; driving in Italy; the Amalfi Coast; food in Italy; Italian American food; more food talk; cheese on Italian food; wine talk; Alberto talks about his martial arts background; Krav Maga; importance of a good martial arts instructor; Joe felt inferior around people who had a good childhood; importance of family to Italians; making good choices as a child; Sleepers movie; working hard as a teenager; importance of work ethic; Nike’s “Just Do It” ad campaign; comedians who don’t write new material; working through slumps; Joey talks about doing Jiu Jitsu; Joey’s fear of needles; Pavel Tsatsouline; strength is a skill; don’t work out until your body fails; Pavel Tsatsouline on the Tim Ferriss podcast; Joe talks about weightlifting and doing Jiu Jitsu; kettlebell talk; Joey talks about exercise; breakdancers and Jiu Jitsu; Lando Vannata; Conor McGregor and movement; plyometrics; Alberto talks about CrossFit; Steve Maxwell thinks weightlifting shouldn’t be a sport; building endurance; do low repetitions more frequently when weight lifting; how Alberto schedules his workouts; Alberto’s crazy travelling schedule; Alberto’s diet; vegetables are very important; talk about vegetables; Joe grows lots of vegetables; Joe talks about dirt and growing vegetables; California’s recent rain; California’s glory hole; Joe uses hemp protein; Primal Kitchen bars(2:00:00) importance of a low-sugar diet; Cuban sandwiches; Chinese Cuban food; Ari Shaffir is hiding in Vietnam; vanishing and not talking to anyone; Gabriel Iglesias cancels tour; Joe’s UFC contract is up in August and he’s not sure if he will continue commentating; writing new material after shooting a special; comedians who do the same material for years; Joey talks about doing comedy and his podcast; Joey did a podcast with an undercover cop who was chasing “The Iceman” Richard Kuklinski; more Iceman talk; Murder Machine book; The Iceman book; more talk about the Iceman murders; Joey gives his producer Lee Syatt acid, mushrooms, edibles, etc.; someone gave Joey liquid acid after one of his shows.

My Thoughts: I can’t understand half the stuff Alberto was saying. His Italian accent is pretty thick. Joe and Joey do most of the talking.

Podcast Video: Below is a video of The Joe Rogan Experience podcast episode #926 available for streaming via YouTube.

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The Joe Rogan Experience Episode 893 with Joey Diaz, Eddie Bravo, and Brendan Schaub

Episode Number: 893
Episode Guest: Joey Diaz, Eddie Bravo, and Brendan Schaub
Original Airdate: January 1, 2017
Episode Sponsors: MeUndies, OnnitCaveman Coffee

Guest Bio: Joey “CoCo” Diaz is a Cuban-American stand-up comedian and actor. Joey also hosts his own podcast called The Church of What’s Happening Now available on iTunes and Stitcher. Eddie Bravo is a Jiu Jitsu black belt and owner of 10th Planet Jiu Jitsu. He is also a music producer, author, and podcaster. Brendan Schaub is a retired UFC fighter, former semi-professional football player, and co-host of The Fighter and the Kid podcast.

Topics Discussed: Joe’s diarrhea; European diseases killed 90% of Native Americans; Ronda Rousey vs. Amanda Nunes talk; TJ Dillashaw vs. John Lineker talk; Dominick Cruz vs. Cody Garbrandt talk; Gerald Strebendt; head coaches; Joey relates comedy to fighting; Anderson Silva; Demian Maia; Tyron Woodley; Tyron Woodley vs. Michael Bisping rumor; Anderson Silva vs. Michael Bisping video and talk; Michael Bisping talk; Luke Rockhold vs. Michael Bisping talk; Jason Parillo; Anthony Pettis talk; Rafael dos Anjos talk; movement coaches; Conor McGregor is the only star the UFC has now; (1:00:00) Cat Zingano; Cat Zingano’s scream video; Tonya EvingerGermaine de Randamie vs. Holly Holm talk; women’s bantamweight division talk; Conor is the biggest star in the UFC; Trump tweets about Ronda Rousey; Brandon Thatch talk; Leister Bowling retiring; MMA coach talk; what happened to Travis Browne; more Ronda vs. Nunes talk; Joey talks about getting beat up by a gay guy; fighters with weird natural power; developing power; Joseph “Bazooka Joe” Valtellini kicking pads video; throwing a fastball; Herschel Walker; Gabi Garcia Rizin fight video; Joe talks about watching a bestiality video; Faces of Death movies; Joe talks about why eating monkey brains is bad; Joey eats cow brains; mad cow disease; neanderthals ate brains; ancient Egypt and drills; cannibalism; marinating meat; Kron Gracie vs. Tatsuya Kawajiri talk; Crocop winning Rizin grand prix; Jake Shields vs. Jon Fitch talk; (2:00:00) more Kron Gracie vs. Tatsuya Kawajiri talk; Rizin’s popularity; Cris “Cyborg” Justino’s positive drug test; Cyborg deadlifting video; more Cyborg talk; Ronda’s mom’s blog post about her loss; more Ronda losing talk; Mike Tyson’s boxing losses; Terry Etim’s loss to Edson Barboza; the UFC needs to make big fights and needs guys who can sell Pay-Per-Views; Nick Diaz vs. Conor McGregor potential fight talk; Nate Diaz wants $20 million to fight; will Brock Lesnar return to the UFC; Mark Lesnar vs. Mark Hunt talk; who Conor will fight next; lightweight division potential fights talk; Conor McGregor vs. Tyron Woodley altercation video; more Khabib Nurmagomedov, Tony Ferguson, Conor McGregor, and UFC lightweight talk; Lorenz Larkin talk; Lorenz Larkin vs. Neil Magny video; oblique kicks; talk about Bellator; Cain Velasquez pulled from UFC 207; Jon Jones’ return; ring rust; (3:00:00) BJ Penn vs. Yair Rodriguez talk; edible marijuana talk; marijuana legalization and edible potency; legality of psilocybin; the pharmaceutical industry and marijuana; cigarette companies and legalized marijuana; presidents not fulfilling their promises; Tom Segura and Bert Kreischer’s weight loss challenge; online trolls and haters.

My Thoughts: Surprisingly, this episode sticks almost entirely to MMA. Joey Diaz really doesn’t chime in that often and is mostly silent. Marijuana talk towards the end.

Podcast Video: Below is a video of The Joe Rogan Experience podcast episode #893 available for streaming via YouTube.

Podcast Audio: Audio for this episode of The Joe Rogan Experience podcast is available through iTunes, Stitcher, or you can download the MP3 directly to add it to the audio player of your choice.