Prepare yourself for an absolute wisdom-heavy podcast with Danny Vega as we reflect on what we have learned and what's in store for the future. A philosophical and thought-provoking episode that takes you into a very internal journey.
A native of Miami, Florida, Danny received his bachelor’s degree in political science from Columbia University in 2004, where he played football and was a three-time Dean’s List recipient. Danny earned his Master’s of Science in Human Performance from the University of Florida, where he worked with the national championship men’s basketball team along with the tennis and golf programs. He then went on to become the Strength & Conditioning Coordinator for VCU basketball, helping the Rams to the 2007 conference champions and making it to the second round of the NCAA tournament. As a raw powerlifter, he had meet bests of 640 squat in wraps (610 raw), 400 bench, and 700 deadlifts. He has competed in indoor rowing, where he has personal bests of 1:19.9 in the 500 meters, 14.5 in the 100 meters, and 389 meters in the minute for distance—all 3 of them are Florida state records.
0:23 - Ketogeek updates, ghee & Energy Pods
11:49 - Danny’s life during COVID and how the experience changed how he thinks
19:58 - What was a huge turning point in how you thought about the whole situation with COVID and life in general?
22:00 - Have you ever done a trip?
27:40 - How can you distinguish between authoritative and inquisitive people on the internet?
35:30 - How has home schooling been going for his family?
38:38 - What are concerns you have with traditional schooling methods?
48:16 - Danny’s new children’s self-development book he’s working on
53:54 - Are you working on an new app?
1:01:40 - How Fahad’s journey as evolved as well
1:04:59 - How has Danny’s mindset evolved since the start of his fitness and health journey?
1:13:25 - Mindset of giving to the world versus attaining materialistic value when it comes to entrepreneurship
1:14:45 - What’s going on in Cuba, socially and politically, and its implications in USA and globally?
1:27:16 - How did events escalate downhill for Cuba?
1:33:08 - Why do we, human beings, gravitate towards celebrity pictures but not care about large acts of violence committed across the globe?
1:40:15 - Final plugs
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