March 13, 2022
On Episode 10 of Season 7 Robert is joined by Personal Trainer & Steel Mace Coach Sammy Sandoval. Sammy shares where life has taken him since the two last podcasted, and then they take a deep dive into their thoughts on breathwork, meditation, fitness, self improvement, the mastermind principle, among many other interesting topics.
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3:55- Sandoval has increased his coaching efforts at Your Fitness 365 since COVID restrictions have been going down.
4:09- “Since we have reopened, everything is just growing. Couldn’t ask for anything better, we have a great team over here.” (Sandoval)
6:08- Becoming more active outdoors is something that many families have implemented since the lockdown.
6:49- Sandoval recently earned his level one certification through Enlifted coaches group.
8:38- Patton recently attended a transcendental meditation course to deepen his practice.
10:50- Having a guide is a big help in life, the key is to continue learning and applying what works best for you.
11:30- When Sandoval visits his mother’s grave site annually, he will perform one thousand steel mace swings to honor her.
14:15- Instead of using the Peloton app for running, Patton will swing his steel mace to the pace of the workout.
14:57- Sandoval teaches a weekly steel mace class in San Antonio, Texas.
15:49- Progressive house and trance is what Sandoval prefers to listen to during his workout, and sometimes he will not bring his phone.
17:50- Box breathing (equal inhale, hold, exhale, hold out) helps to calm the central nervous system and bring your awareness to center. This is the first thing that Sandoval teaches to his clients.
19:01- Crocodile breathing helps with relieving pressure in the rib cage.
20:26- “My strength training, I have to lift or I feel my joints, I’m more prone to injury if I don’t get my strength training in.” (Sandoval)
23:35- Your Fitness 365 has members from all different areas of the city because of its 24/7 access.
25:47- Sandoval uses google sheets to keep his clients data updated easily.
28:08- When you workout and get stronger in the gym, it helps you be more proficient in what you enjoy doing outside of the gym.
30:44- One of Patton’s inspirations is Mr. Beast, the number one content creator on YouTube.
33:37- It is vital to have a community you can ask for help from to continue growing and leveling up.
35:19- Patton feels a new level of mental composure after building consistency with his meditation practice.
38:36- Saying you get to do something instead of should do something takes away the pressure and makes the activity fun.
41:38- Writing personal events out in a story format helps externalize things and helps create space and emotional clarity.
46:00- Kyle Kingsbury is one of Sandoval’s inspirations for practicing and teaching breath work.
48:06- “Learn, grow, share.” (Sandoval)
52:07- When you are breathing fully, your posture improves and you begin to relax and feel confident.
55:02- So many things are in your mind that try to pull you away from the present moment and will cause stress if left unchecked.
57:51- Being able to payoff debts has been a source of pride for Sandoval.
59:37- Patton has been studying the love languages and enjoys doing acts of service for his wife.
1:01:53- The Hero with a Thousand Faces by Joseph Campbell is Patton’s new favorite book.
1:04:36- Sandoval considers the scriptures from the Bible as spiritual reps.
1:06:20- Be the light in the world to uplift others.