Co-hosted by Marcus Filly, founder of Functional Bodybuilding and CEO of Revival Strength, and his business partner and CMO, Satya Inayat Khan. New episodes are released on Fridays covering training, nutrition, lifestyle, and the mindset of the Thinking Athlete. Want to submit a question or podcast topic? Email us or leave a voice message on Speakpipe.

Latest episode

Competing in CrossFit – In a Bikini

A listener has a conundrum about an upcoming competition. Shred down to feel confident in a bikini, bulk up to maximize strength, or something in between? Can we really have it all when it comes to competition, and if not, how do we crush it while feeling confident?

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Six-Pack, Or Just Surviving?

When life is stable, it’s a luxury to be able to go after specific results like six-pack abs. Other times, we might be struggling just to get by and keep some kind of consistent health routine. Fitness and nourishment can help with both – and recognizing where you are may help you stack your wins.

Translating Training For Your Perfect Results

Did your training plan not deliver your dream result? Before you program hop to the next hot thing, come learn how to take a look at a written workout or plan, and change it to better suit your needs. Whether you’re after a bigger chest, rounder glutes, or just to live to fight on another

Keto & Intermittent Fasting: Pros and Cons

Tempted to join the keto craze, or dial in your fasting times? Whether you choose one of these or not, we draw the parallels among all successful nutrition plans to help you choose which one is right for you – or what to do next when you’re ready for a fresh approach. Sponsored by Vivo Barefoot –



Marcus founded Revival Strength & Functional Bodybuilding after 6 appearances at the CrossFit Games and decades of coaching athletes remotely and in person. He enjoys coffee, mountain biking, and wearing matching pajamas with his family.


Satya joined Revival Strength & Functional Bodybuilding in 2016 to develop and launch online training programs after a freelance career in web development and marketing. She enjoys snatching, roller skating, and 1960's advertising books.