The Joe Rogan Experience Episode 1166 with Diamond Dallas Page

Episode Number: 1166
Episode Guest: Diamond Dallas Page
Original Airdate: September 4, 2018
Episode Sponsors: Blue Apron, Squarespace, Cash App

Guest Bio: Diamond Dallas Page is a semi-retired professional wrestler, fitness instructor, motivational speaker, and actor. Check out his app DDP Yoga.

Topics Discussed: He doesn’t have bad days, he has bad moments; Joe loves what he’s doing; he’s 62 today; he used to wrestle 270 days per year; First Daughter movie; wrestling led to him blowing his back out at 42; he was told he wouldn’t be wrestling again; doctors wanted to fuse his discs; learning how to heal himself; talk about his exercises and blending them with yoga; he doesn’t lift weights anymore because he doesn’t need to; he doesn’t call it “DDP Yoga” anymore, just DDPY; wrestling organizations; he thinks wrestling is going through another boom right now; Matt Riddle; he does DDPY with wrestling stars to help them; his morning routine; putting the work in is everything; sleeping is bad for him; the more you do something the more you own it; Positively Unstoppable book; Mick Foley; Jake “The Snake” Roberts; Joe thinks yoga is a life staple; Beverly Kills streetwear; they watch the video of DDPY success story Arthur; DDP is going to do a TED Talk; you need to change your diet as well, not just exercise; more talk about Arthur; Dr. Fred Bisci; talk about his food plan; he has a DDPY app; he has workouts for people who can’t get out of bed, and people who need a chair for balance; don’t give yourself an excuse, there’s always something you can do; more talk about what his food plan is for people following DDPY; importance of a positive mental attitude; calorie counting doesn’t work for older people; he suggests going gluten-free and dairy-free; Clean Comfort book; cut out sugar, dairy, and wheat to reduce inflammation; he loves Tinkyada pasta; bad food makes you feel bad; more talk about his app; DDP Yoga Performance Center; he is scared of trying an isolation tank; he thought about one day appearing on Joe’s podcast and Joe coincidentally DM’ed him two days later; tracking your heart rate; more talk about his app; DDP does comic book conventions; Adi Shankar; he’s going to be in a Netflix original movie; (1:00:00) Watchmen movie; HBO is doing a Watchmen series; Ozark Netflix series; The Sinner TV series; Sneaky Pete Amazon series; Goliath Amazon series; Twitch; Marc Mero; the struggle of athletic pursuit keeps you humble; LeBron James; fame is an intoxicating drug; Tom Brady talk; Joe turns the talk back to DDP’s back injury and how DDPY can help with back issues; The Six Million Dollar Man TV show; working with military vets; Joe is amazed that DDP managed to overcome his back injuries; Teeter; LeBron James using a hyperbaric chamber video; more hyperbaric chamber talk; Joe asks how wrestlers hit each other with chairs without hurting each other badly; Karl Malone and DDP vs. Dennis Rodman and Hulk Hogan wrestling match video; Brock Lesnar flips off the ropes, lands on head video; Kurt Angle; pro wrestling could be one of the most physically demanding sports; bull riders; retired football players are all beat up; Herschel Walker; people need to tighten and strengthen their joints; he started with power yoga first and has tried all types of yoga; power yoga vs. Bikram yoga; DDP talks about meeting and working with Tito Ortiz; Cain Velasquez is thinking about moving into pro wrestling; wanting to inspire people; he used to bounce and run nightclubs before becoming a pro wrestler; he was really into hockey and football before getting hit by a car, which led him to basketball; realizing that a strong work ethic leads to results; meeting Jake “The Snake” Roberts and other wrestlers at the bar he worked at; picture of DDP driving a pink Cadillac to the ring at WrestleMania 6; “Letter to My Younger Self” article by DDP; Cyndi Lauper “Girls Just Want to Have Fun” video; his real name, how he got the nickname Diamond Dallas Page, and the creation of his character; (they watch/listen to old promos of DDP’s); developing his character’s voice; meeting the people from AWA(2:00:00) Paul Heyman; Dusty Rhodes; becoming a manager; Scott Hall; transitioning from being a wrestler’s manager to wrestling himself; The Miz on Fear Factor video; working with The Miz; it’s important to believe in yourself; Blockers movie; John Cena; Ferdinand movie; Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson; Chris Jericho; Dave Bautista; Guardians of the Galaxy movies; Hulk Hogan; Joe interviewing Hulk Hogan during a UFC broadcast video; Gene OkerlundJay Leno and DDP vs. Hulk Hogan and Eric Bischoff video; Rocky III movie; the heaviest weight a fighter can weigh in the UFC is 265 lbs.; Rocky movie; DDP looks up to Stallone; The Expendables movie; x-ray of Stallone’s broken neck; Stallone is a great guy; talk about his books Positively Unstoppable, Positively Page, and Yoga for Regular Guys; he has a new documentary coming out called Relentless; The Resurrection of Jake the Snake documentary.


Books Mentioned

These are the books that were mentioned and/or recommended during this episode:

Sale
Positively Unstoppable: The Art of Owning It
Author Diamond Dallas Page - Publisher: Rodale Books - Hardcover: 256 pages
$24.99 - $8.49 $16.50
Clean Comfort: An Adventure in Food, Courage, and Healing: How I Found Peace, Balance and My Perfect Weight
Stacey Morris - Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform - Paperback: 260 pages
$14.99
Positively Page: The Diamond Dallas Page Journey
Diamond Dallas Page, Larry Genta - Publisher: Positive Pubns Ltd - Edition no. 1 (02/01/2000) - Hardcover: 443 pages
$33.98
Yoga for Regular Guys: The Best Damn Workout On The Planet!
Diamond Dallas Page - Authorscape - Kindle Edition

Last update on 2018-10-21. The above items contain Amazon affiliate links and I will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on them. Images from Amazon Product Advertising API.


Movies Mentioned

These are the movies that were mentioned and/or recommended during this episode:

First Daughter
Fox (07/01/2013) - Prime Video, PG (Parental Guidance Suggested) - Running time: 104 minutes - Katie Holmes, Marc Blucas, Amerie Rogers; Michael Keaton, Lela Fuqua, Margaret Colin
Available on Amazon Video
Watchmen
Warner Bros. (12/31/2010) - Prime Video, R (Restricted) - Running time: 162 minutes - Malin Akerman, Billy Crudup, Matthew Goode, Carla Gugino, Jackie Earle Haley
Available on Amazon Video
Blockers
Universal Pictures (04/06/2018) - Prime Video, R (Restricted) - Running time: 101 minutes - Leslie Mann, Ike Barinholtz, John Cena
Available on Amazon Video
Ferdinand 
Fox Animation Studio (02/27/2018) - Prime Video, PG (Parental Guidance Suggested) - Running time: 108 minutes - John Cena
Available on Amazon Video
Guardians of the Galaxy (Plus Bonus Features)
Marvel (08/01/2014) - Prime Video, PG-13 (Parents Strongly Cautioned) - Running time: 162 minutes - Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, Vin Diesel, Bradley Cooper
Available on Amazon Video
Rocky III
MGM (05/14/2008) - Prime Video, PG (Parental Guidance Suggested) - Running time: 99 minutes - Sylvester Stallone, Talia Shire, Burt Young, Carol Weathers, Burgess Meredith
Available on Amazon Video
Rocky
MGM (03/20/2007) - Prime Video, PG (Parental Guidance Suggested) - Running time: 119 minutes - Sylvester Stallone, Talia Shire, Burt Young, Carl Weathers, Burgess Meredith
Available on Amazon Video
The Expendables
Lionsgate (11/23/2010) - Prime Video, R (Restricted) - Running time: 103 minutes - Sylvester Stallone (Barney Ross), Jason Statham (Lee Christmas), Jet Li (Ying Yang), Dolph Lundgren (Gunner Jensen), Eric Roberts (James Munroe)
Available on Amazon Video
The Resurrection of Jake The Snake
Slamdance (01/05/2016) - Prime Video, PG (Parental Guidance Suggested) - Running time: 96 minutes - Jake "The Snake" Roberts, Dallas Page, Scott Hall, Laura Wright, Steve Austin
Available on Amazon Video

Last update on 2018-10-21. The above items contain Amazon affiliate links and I will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on them. Images from Amazon Product Advertising API.


TV Shows Mentioned

These are the TV shows that were mentioned and/or recommended during this episode:

Pilot
Prime Video
Currently not available
Of Mice and Men
Prime Video
Currently not available
Sale
The Six Million Dollar Man: The Complete Series
Universal Pictures Home Entertainment (10/13/2015) - DVD, NR (Not Rated) - Running time: 5630 minutes - Lee Majors, Richard Anderson
$129.98 - $77.53 $52.45

Last update on 2018-10-21. The above items contain Amazon affiliate links and I will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on them. Images from Amazon Product Advertising API.


Products Mentioned

These are the products that were mentioned and/or recommended during this episode:

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