The Start Today Podcast is about taking responsibility over your life & making the conscious decision to raise your standards. Chris Cavallini takes you on a journey of personal development, mental toughness & self mastery by teaching the mindset & practical action steps required to reach the next level.


How to Eat to Look, Feel & Perform Your Best: SIMPLIFIED

With nearly 75% of adults in the U.S. clinically categorized as overweight or obese, it would seem that proper nutrition is extraordinarily difficult and unsustainable for the majority of society…But that’s simply not true and although the statistics don’t lie, we all have a choice! Objectively we know that the quality of our life is directly proportionate to the quality of foods we put into our body, which would indicate we need to make our nutrition our number 1 priority! In episode 13, Chris and Rick break down & simplify everything needed to look, feel and perform at optimal levels as it relates to nutrition. Chris provides some thought-provoking insight on the mental components surrounding the process, busts several myths & excuses people make wide open and provides a simple, easy to understand “how to” guide to look like a Greek God, have the cognitive function of an astrophysicist & performance capabilities of an elite athlete!

F*ck Your Limitations

There’s absolutely nothing stopping you from becoming a dominant freak of nature in all areas of life, other than the FALSE limitations you’ve accepted for yourself based off how you were raised, who/what you’ve been exposed to & the BS society has conditioned you to believe is true as far as what you’re truly capable of! And it all starts with understanding the power of your mind. In episode 12 Chris, shares a powerful, bone chilling story of what he was able to accomplish in 2 years by going full throttle & how he kept going until literally he woke up in the hospital, not knowing how he got there, being rushed to receive multiple emergency blood transfusions, laying on a hospital gurney in his own urine and feces.

Q&A : How to Have an Uncomfortable Convo w/ the Boss, Growing Apart From People, Building Mental Toughness & more!

In episode 11, Chris answers some questions from our listeners ranging from what to do when there’s tension between you and your boss, how to recognize when you’ve outgrown old friends, hacks to speed up the personal development process, tips on building mental toughness, how to get yourself up and moving when you’re tired and much more! This episode is exploding with practical action steps of extreme value. You’re not going to want to miss out!

From Rock Bottom to World Champion

In Episode 10 Chris sits down with his friend WWE Superstar and entrepreneur Raj Dhesi, aka Jinder Mahal. They discuss Raj’s incredible & inspiring journey, the adversity he faced and how he went from being unemployed, depressed, out of shape and a full blown alcoholic on the verge of giving up on his lifelong dream of being a professional wrestler

Sacrifice: The Prequel to Success

Living a top 5% life isn’t easy. It requires a lot of work, discipline, dedication and something most fail to factor in; sacrifice. Success of any kind requires sacrifice, as your goals, dreams and targets will not just magically materialize in your life. If sufficient levels of sacrifice are not made, the sustainability of the massive action required to successfully reach your desired outcome will not be possible. After all, how can we responsibly expect change

How to Win Everyday

Having a productive, successful day is not something that just happens by accident, it’s an organic byproduct of structure, simple process and practical actions that literally ANYONE can apply in their life. In episode 7, Chris, Rick and Matt go over a step by step breakdown on how to be the most efficient, disciplined, productive version of you, so that you’re able to win the day, EVERY F’n DAY!

Their Doubt Should Drive You

Doubt, criticism, negativity and lack of support are all part of the journey. So many people fail to recognize this fact and allow it to impact them unfavorably when confronted with it, failing to recognize the value and opportunity present. The doubt and negative criticism others project on to those who are making moves

Overcoming Adversity Like a Boss

Adversity is essential for growth & necessary for optimal human development. Sadly, most will run away or shut down at the first indication of discomfort, often letting the adversity & pressure from a single area of life, contaminate every other area, putting their lives in an out of control tail spin! Like it or not, we will all face adversity! How you face it matters! The reason the average person will remain an “average” person, is because they have not experienced …

Excuses Destroy Your Life

Excuses hold us back from reaching our full potential, are self sabotaging, make others lose respect for us and us to lose respect for ourselves. When we make excuses for our failures, mistakes or as a reason to justify why we aren’t where we want to be, we hard wire our minds to actually start accepting these fabricated truths as reality, placing severe limitations on our ability to grow.

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If you’re someone who wants to reach the next level & develop the mindset, discipline & skills needed to become a certified ass kicking machine in every area of life, this is where you want to be.

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