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

Getting the CrossFit Athlete Look

The world of CrossFit exposed a lot of people to a physique that had seldom been seen before: lean, muscular, and powerful bodies for both male and female athletes. If you started training to look like a CrossFit superhero, you’ve probably discovered that a few classes per week won’t cut it. So how do you get the CrossFit look? We’ll break it down in today’s episode.


Two Nutritional Foundations Anyone Can Do

Let’s take nutrition back to the basics with two simple practices that will instantly upgrade your eating. Before you bust out the calculators, go keto, and download a fasting app, circle back to the simple things that make a ton of difference. Nutrition doesn’t have to be complicated to get you looking good, moving well,

Getting Functional at the Globo Gym

We’re coming full circle from growing up with conventional gyms to the stripped down CrossFit box, where “globo gym” is a bit of a dirty word. Now with the purchase of some new machines for the Functional Bodybuilding headquarters, we’ll be exploring ways to look good and move well with all types of equipment. If

One to One vs. One to Many

If you’re transitioning from having a personal coach into a group program or the other away around, what expectations should you have and how can you make it a success? Today we’re talking about the nuances of personal coaching and group design, and how to get the most from either scenario.



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.