Removing “I Can’t” and Other Mental Barriers – BtR 097

Brandon and Jerry share their trip report from a backpacking trip to Pedernales Falls State Park. A special guest joined them for the trip, Jerry’s dad. Being joined by Jerry’s dad was a mixed bag. Bruce overcame some ruts to spend time with his son doing what his son enjoys. On the flip side, there … Read more

Be the Pacemaker of Your Life – The Jason Gomez Story BtR 096

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Jason Gomez was just 28-years old when his doctor told him he needed a pacemaker to live. Many would consider this to be a life sentence or prison in itself. What can you really do in life if you can get zapped at any moment, right? Rather than be dictated by his condition, Jason decided to … Read more

Slow Down to Speed Up: Living in Contentment BtR 094

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Contentment may seem counter to episode 93 about living in dissatisfaction to live a life beyond the rut. Many religions and self-help books talk about living a life in contentment to find happiness. Brandon and Jerry discuss the finer points on how you can use dissatisfaction to fuel your passion for your dream and balance … Read more

Live in Dissatisfaction to Live Beyond the Rut – BtR 093

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Seth Godin is a marketing expert with a blog that is easy to read. In many ways, he is like the Mozart of words, simple to read, hard to master in life. “Living in Dissatisfaction” is the inspiration of this week’s episode. Brandon and Jerry will discuss how Seth’s idea around living in dissatisfaction can … Read more

Fireside Chat with Brandon and Jerry – BtR 092

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Brandon and Jerry have a fireside chat about their Goliad State Park trip. The trip was intended as a shakedown camping and hiking experience to try out their gear and acclimate to warm Texas weather…without air conditioning. Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn

Thunderdash Founders Kevin and Laura Tift Racing to Their Dream – BtR 088

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Thunderdash Thunderdash is a 5K mud run. It’s the race Brandon and I ran in September 2016. Sloshing through mud pits and over 20 obstacles including a 40-foot tire wall in an active quarry is as exciting as it sounds. We are inviting you to join us as we interview the founders of the race, Kevin … Read more

Tasha Schaded’s Story About Launching a Business – BtR 074

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On a leap of faith and armed with determination, Tasha Schaded opened LifeFit Personal Training Studio in 2016. She helps people achieve their fitness goals and live a healthy, active lifestyle. Tasha has specialized in weight management, prenatal fitness, senior fitness, sports performance and nutrition certifications. She is certified by the National Academy of Sports … Read more

Run Amuck with Beyond the Rut – BtR 073

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Run Amuck Run Amuck with us on April 1 (no joke, the event really is on this date,) and we’ll give you a free Beyond the Rut t-shirt. Let us know in advance by following the instructions in this episode.   Run Amuck is a 5K mud run hosted by the Junior League of Corpus … Read more

7 Favorite Moments from 2016 – BtR 068

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2016 We have enough episodes to finally do a “Best of” episode to close out 2016. Listen to our Top 7 moments from 2016 episodes of Beyond the Rut. There were a lot of highlights to choose from, and this was probably the hardest episode to put together because of the limit we put on ourselves. … Read more

What Works? It Works! Brandon’s Weight Loss Journey – BtR 060

What Works? It Works!

It Works! Brandon didn’t feel healthy. He was over weight, then he decided to do something about it. Since the start of 2016, Brandon has lost over 30 lbs and he is keeping it off. Whatever he is doing, it works! You may have heard about his journey in recent episodes. We are diving deeper into … Read more

Brandon is Training for a Triathlon – BtR 059

Brandon is Training for a Triathlon

Share Your Story We want to hear from you. Share your Beyond the Rut story in any of the following ways: Call in and leave a voicemail at 361-598-3788 Create an mp3 message by clicking the “Ask a Question for the Show” button at the top of our website Email us and we’ll read the … Read more

Eat What You Want and Lose Weight the NaturallySlim Way – BtR 049

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Marcia Upson has helped over 25,000 people lose weight by teaching them about the eating habits of the naturally slim. Brandon and Jerry ask Marcia about the eating habits of “True Thins”, the term she uses to describe those who seem to eat what they want and never gain weight. Also discussed: How to eat … Read more