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

What I’m Discovering about Muscle Mass in Training

Training is a laboratory where I uncover concepts I put into our training programs. And recently I’ve made some discoveries about how each of our bodies adapts to training, and how to make the most of a muscle building session in the gym.


AI and the Future of Fitness

ChatGPT can now make you a meal and workout plan in seconds. So is the fitness professional about to be replaced? Here’s our take on the future and where the human touch will come in handy. https://youtu.be/I-rRKWg6kaw

Ozempic and other Weight Loss “Shortcuts”

Another celebrity weight loss trend has hit the market. So let’s take a realistic look at weight loss shortcuts, and what they leave on the table for those who partake. https://youtu.be/K107fQPZeuI

Effort and Maximum Impact While Lifting

You want to get all you can out of your lifting sessions, right? Dialing in your effort levels will maximize your time in the gym. But that doesn’t mean everything should feel super hard. Use these tips to build strength and keep your body in the game much longer. https://youtu.be/43SzFJ9arRY



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.

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