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

Why I Quit Med School And How I Coped

Today’s episode is a personal story of how I transitioned from med school dropout to health and fitness professional. It wasn’t easy, and the highlight reel doesn’t help if you find yourself in a similar transition point in your life. Making a big decision is scary on your own – so we’re talking about support systems and how to build resilience to take your future into your hands.

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The Easiest Way to Lose Weight (and Shred Chicken)

A recent Google search prompted the question: what’s the easiest way to lose weight? And is that necessarily the best? We’re taking on the ins and outs of water weight and quick cuts, easier sustainable ways to control calories, and how to make the most change with the path of least resistance. Sponsored by Vivo

Worse Before It Gets Better – Making Nutrition Changes

The first days of a new nutrition plan are full of optimism and excitement – until reality kicks in. But what if things feel worse before they get better? Whether you’re dealing with hunger, indigestion, moodiness, or low energy, certain changes are to be expected when you switch up what you eat. Let’s shed some

Coaching Functional Bodybuilding Groups

We recently had the opportunity to share FBB training, nutrition, and lifestyle education with several groups of athletes and coaches in Sweden. Hear our takeaways on connecting the dots and coaching effective group sessions. Sponsored by LMNT – get your free sample pack at http://drinklmnt.com/MarcusFilly https://youtu.be/sW86QndKMUI



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.