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#64 Running 200 Miles Around A Volcano with Jason Coffrin

In this conversation, Jason Coffrin shares his experiences and insights as an ultra marathon runner. He discusses the gear and preparation required for ultra marathons, including the importance of crew support and carrying essential supplies like water and electrolytes.

#60 Hutch with Hardpoint | Rising Father Podcast

Hutch is a certified U.S.C.C.A. Instructor, and the founder/owner of Hardpoint Training LLC. He served four years in the United States Marine Corps as an Aircraft Rescue Firefighter. His time as a firefighter helped him understand the importance of training, and preparedness. Constantly training for a job that you pray you never actually had to do, he takes the same approach to firearms training.

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View the guide below or DOWNLOAD HERE Learn About Men Of Fire HERE Check Out The Latest Podcast Below! #66 Pivoting In Life And Business Read More #65 Your Child’s First Teacher with Curious Neuron Read More #64 Running 200 Miles Around A Volcano with Jason Coffrin In this conversation, Jason Coffrin shares his experiences […]

#50 Need To Have Struggling Times With Mark Dambrosio | Rising Father Podcast

#50 Need To Have Struggling Times With Mark Dambrosio | Rising Father Podcast Summary Mark participated in Season 7 of History Channel’s hit show ALONE. He grew up in Orange Park, Florida, where he spent his free time in the outdoors hunting and fishing. At 22, he joined the Marine Corps in pursuit of a […]

#44 Invest In Yourself | Rising Father Podcast

Podcast #44 Invest In Yourself Summary The Rising Father Podcast with Chris Rodack is for men, fathers, and all others who want to explore what life is like as a busy father trying to make the most of himself. Becoming a father isn’t the end of an age, it’s the beginning. Your best times are […]

#42 Your Life Story

Podcast #42: Your Life Story Summary The story you tell yourself about yourself matters. I talk about how you can create a story about who you were and who you want to be, to change your life.

#41 Be Your Biggest Fan with Joshua Findlay

Podcast #41 Be Your Biggest Fan with Joshua Findlay Summary: Joshua Findlay also known as “Kamakacci Juice” a husband, and a father of two. Born and raised in Toronto Canada. An entrepreneur with a clothing brand called “Kamakacci Clothing” a fitness enthusias who had a 70 pound body transformation in 2012 and kept the Weight […]

#40 Be Present For Your Kids

Podcast #40: be Present For Your Kids Summary What’s the number one gift you can give your kids? Time. It’s all they want. It’s what they need.

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#39 Iron John

Podcast #39: Iron John Summary I talk about men losing their fire in boyhood and what has to happen to get it back. I also tell stories from my mens program of guys doing just that.

#38 Light A Fire In Your Family

Podcast #38: Light A Fire In Your Family Summary No matter what is happening in your life, be the lighthouse for your family.

#37 You Are Good Enough with Ryan Carnahan

Podcast #37 You Are Good Enough with Ryan Carhanah Summary Ryan Carnohan is a California native who recently underwent a massive physical and mindset transformation. He now helps hundreds of men do the same as Head Coach of Super Human Fathers. He also is the Cohost of TheStoicDad Podcast. Ryan and his wife have been […]

#36 You’re a father…HANDLE IT

Podcast #36: You’re a father…HANDLE IT Summary We must win the battle within ourselves or we risk handing that off to our children. I discuss what’s at stake if we don’t win.

#35 Drew Camp

Podcast #35 Drew Camp Summary Drew Camp is a Dad of 3, combat veteran, and the founder of The Epic Dad Co. (TEDCO). TEDCO is a brand that has a mission of changing the culture by helping Dads level up their game and become the husbands, fathers, and men they are called to be. Founded […]

#34 Show Up For Our Family No Matter What

Podcast #34: Show Up For Our Family No Matter What Summary I came home from leg day tired as hell, barely able to walk, not wanting to do anything. My daughter ran downstairs to hug me and said “can we play tag outside?”…Time to show up as a Rising Father

#33 Defeat The Darkness inside

Podcast #33: Defeat The Darkness inside Summary You wake up feeling like S%*&. Are you alone? Only you feel like that? Nope. Happens to every guy. I share stories of feeling like that myself and how I overcome this feeling, and why you should never expect it to go away.

#32 Lyfe of Dad

Podcast #32 Lyfe of Dad Summary Paul Dippolito is the creator of the Lyfe_of_a_dad brand. He’s a husband and father who loves to share his passion of cooking, humor, and family with the world. We have a laid back, free flowing conversation about food, yardwork, everyday dad stuff, and the joys of having a redhead […]

#31 Leaving The Warm Bed

Podcast #31: Leaving The Warm bed Summary Leaving your warm bed to go out into the cold and workout is hell in the moment. But when you’re under the bar sweating your A** off? Pure joy. I had this battle this morning and go into the thoughts I had to navigate during this inner war.

#30 Every Day Is A War with Steve Eckert

Podcast #30 Every Day Is A War with Steve Eckert Summary Steve Eckert is a peak performance coach and instructor at @themdkproject, a 75 hour crucible for men who want to get unstuck, create financial freedom, fix their relationships and have fulfillment.  This podcast is one that can change your life if you take the […]

#28 Uncivilized Teens with Mike Danson

Podcast #28 Uncivilized Teens with Mike Danson Summary Mike Danson founded the Uncivilized Teen program for young men. They focus on providing EQ, self awareness, and brotherhood to men ages 13-18. Follow Mike on instagram: https://www.instagram.com/mike_perspectives/

#27 Everyday Moments That Mean Everything

Podcast #27: Everyday Moments That Mean Everything Summary I share stories of almost missing beautiful moments with my family because I was too concerned with myself. I reminded myself of some very important lessons that will stop me from living with regret. 

#26 Don’t Keep Score with Nate Weber

Podcast #26: Don’t Keep Score with Nate Weber Summary Nate Weber, husband and father of 3, is a hitting and field instructor at Gold Standard Athletics by Eric Munson and Loras College softball hitting coach. https://www.instagram.com/hittingcoachnate/

#25 The Man Who Suffers The Most with Kyle Carnahan

Podcast #25: The Man Who Suffers The Most with Kyle Carnahan Summary Kyle Carnahan of Superhuman Fathers digs deep in this episode. He gives wisdom to men who are lost, confused, and can’t find their purpose. The solution is more simple than they think. He describes what he has been doing for men inside his […]

#24 Man runs 5K for 1,000 Straight Days

Podcast #24: Man runs 5K for 1,000 straight days Summary Matt Rumley has run a 5K for 1,000 straight days ever since having a “come to Jesus moment” after his son was born. Listen to his inspiring story about how he changed his life and lost 100 pounds.

#23 Ferocious Fatherhood

Podcast #23: Ferocious Fatherhood Summary In this episode I talk with Shane of Ferocious Fatherhood. He’s created an awesome brand meant to inspire men to become the best dads they can be. We talk about the struggles of building an online business, problems fathers in the military go through, and his time as a father. […]

#22 You Are Not Alone With Dr. Pierre Azzam

Podcast #22: You Are Not Alone With Dr. Pierre Azzam Summary Dr. Azzam has over twenty years of experience in medicine, mental health, and personal development with men. As a psychiatrist, he’s trained and taught at some of the most prestigious institutions in the United States, and spent the last decade helping others to seek […]

#21 Luke Ross

Podcast #21: Luke Ross Summary Luke Ross is a husband, father, United States Marine Corps veteran and the founder of Dads Digging Deeper, a fatherhood and parenting website that promotes the personal growth of men and the value that dads bring to society. Luke Ross is a Senior at Liberty University studying digital marketing and […]

#20 How To Fix Your Child’s Behavior Without Yelling

Podcast #20: How To Fix Your Child’s Behavior Without Yelling Summary It’s tough to be a parent. You want what’s best for your child, but sometimes it feels like you can’t get through to them without yelling. In this video I’ll share my personal strategies for guiding your child’s behavior without raising your voice.

#19 Dive Into Your Vision With Matt Halson

Podcast #19: Dive Into Your Vision With Matt Halson Summary Living in Australia, Matt pulled himself back from being a poor communicating, unhappy, workaholic who was close to losing his family. With almost a decade of experience in men’s work and self development, Matt now helps men discover their values, vision and purpose in life. […]

#18 Men Of Bedrock With Adrian DelMonte

Podcast #18: Men Of Bedrock With Adrian Del Monte Summary Adrian Del Monte is a founder of Men Of Bedrock, a men’s coaching program that helps guys establish habits that lead to a successful life. We talk fitness, our kids, our childhood, struggles of growing a brand, and the one thing guys are lacking in […]

#17 Mindful Fatherhood With Simon Rinne

Podcast #17: Mindful Fatherhood With Simon Rinne Summary In this episode of The Rising Father Podcast, Chris Rodack interviews Simon Rinne about the importance of mindfulness in fatherhood. Mark shares his personal story of becoming a father and how he’s applied mindfulness to his role as a father, husband, and men’s coach. This is an […]

#16 8 Ways To Stay SANE In An INSANE World

Podcast #16: 8 Ways To Stay Sane In An Insane World Summary Phones, watches, news, friends, coworkers, random people on the street….so much noise is being thrown at us all the time. We can often forget about keeping our mind healthy with the thoughts that keep us US. There are strategies you can use to […]

#15 We Weren’t Put Here To Be Average With Mark Ferrelli.

Podcast #15: We Weren’t Put Here To Be Average With Mark Ferrelli Summary I talk with entrepreneur, fitness coach, husband and father Mark Ferreli about what keeps men held back. We talk why men hit cruise control at a certain age and how to fight back. Mark goes into how our boys need masculinity, his […]

#14 Share your story. Heal yourself. With Eric Portwood.

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Podcast #14: Share your story. Heal yourself. With Eric Portwood. Summary I talk with Eric Portwood who’s a retired fireman, army veteran, husband, and father about how he’s overcome trauma in his life and how guys can overcome similar situations. We talk about why guys need friends, hobbies, and fitness in their life. Eric is […]

Be a better father: How an old, lonely couple reminded me to be present.

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Rising Father uses affiliate links. Any purchase you make supports Rising Father at no extra cost to you. Learn more here.  We took our family to a Jellystone campground for the first time as a last hurrah before summer ends. Our daughter has been holding on to a pamphlet for two years and I promised […]

How I stopped saying “I can’t afford it”

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I can’t afford it! Doesn’t that get old? HELL YES it does I used to dread paying cashiers because I didn’t know if my card would go through We would fret over every dollar and quiz each other… “Was that large coffee necessary?…A medium is fine!” Fun times… With unexpected kids, a furloughed job, and […]

#13 Scrambled Eggs with Peanut Butter with Nathan Rodack

Podcast #13 Scrambled Eggs With Peanut Butter With Nathan Rodack Summary: I talk with my 8 year old son Nathan about his 25 hour fast, fishing for the first time, vacation, his sister making fun of me, and jiu jitsu. He also has some great words of wisdom including “A man that breaks a promise […]

#12 Ignore Shiny Objects

Podcast #12 Ignore Shiny Objects Summary: There’s never been more temptation to take you off course than there is now. Everyone wants a piece of you and you want a piece of the action you see. Unless you want caught in a whirlwind of starting and stopping, pick one thing and complete it. You will […]

The Miracle Father Mindset

Being a father is one of the most exciting, yet one of the scariest times of a man’s life. As a coach, questions like, what are the challenges that fathers face, along with what is the most challenging aspect of being a father, and how do I become the best version of myself for my children?… […]

#11 2 Pillars To Live By With Kyle Carnohan

Podcast #11 2 Pillars To Live By With Kyle Carnohan Summary: I talk with Kyle Carnohan of Superhuman Fathers about the 2 pillars he lives his life by that are leading him through the best years of his life at 41 years old. Kyle opens up about overcoming issues in marriage, fatherhood, health, mindset, and […]

#10 Girls Get Away With Everything With Nathan Rodack

Podcast #10 Girls Get Away With Everything With Nathan Rodack Summary: My 8 year old son Nathan joins me on this episode to talk girl problems, jiu jitsu tournaments, business ideas, WWE, ghost crab hunting, and for most of the time makes fun of me! Transcript: and who vote girls get when they do something […]

#9 Stories From My Odd Jobs

Podcast #9: Stories From My odd Jobs I share stories from my time at Mcdonalds, Target, a country club including a homeless lady that made out with a teddy bear at McDonalds, me almost blowing someone up at a call center, and a lady who said her boyfriend would beat me up at Target. Podcast […]

#8 Break Free From Your Past

Podcast #8: Break Free From Your Past Break free from the chains of your past. So many of us are held down by “who we think we are.” Our memories of past failures don’t have to define us. You are what you do today. In this episode I talk about how men can rewrite the […]

#7 Care For Yourself To Care For Others

Podcast #7: Care For Yourself To Care For Others Care for yourself to care for others. Guys so often put everyone else before themselves. This mindset is passed down from generation to generation. While serving a good purpose, this can also be to the detriment of men themselves and their families.  Not only are you […]

#6 Be Intentional About Creating Memories | Strategies For Fathers

Podcast #6: Be Intentional About Making Memories | Strategies For Fathers Be intentional when you are planning family activities. Use the ever diminishing time you have to create memories that last a lifetime and your family can reference in times of need. When planning a vacation, be proactive and make lists, games, BE PREPARED!  Your […]

#5 Build Confident Kids By Building Confident Men

Podcast #5: Build Confident Kids By Building Confident Men The number one way to develop confident kids is to model confidence ourselves. In this episode, I discuss way we can display or learn confidence, and how that has an impact on our kids. Video Chapters: 0:00 Protecting our kids can do the opposite 1:12 My […]

#4 Strategies To Connect With Your Family

Podcast #4: Strategies To Connect With Your Family The time we have with our family is precious. We have to be intentional with our words and actions when with our families. Don’t take this time for granted. Connecting with our families is a skill that can be developed with time and awareness. In this episode, […]

#3 Overcoming Obstacles With Tony Robbins’ 10 Steps

Podcast #3: Overcoming Obstacles With Tony Robbins’ 10 Steps I use Tony Robbins’ 10 Steps To Overcoming Fear to discuss how we can overcome obstacles. Obstacles that famous people like Abraham Lincoln, Einstein, and Edison overcame are discussed as well as unbelievable stories from our community including a guy who jumped head first out of […]

#2 Thoughts That Tear Men Down

Podcast #2: Thoughts That Tear Men Down I discuss submissions from the Rising Father community of common thoughts that tear men down. These are negative thought patterns that are lies and can be rewritten in our minds to raise us up instead of tear us down. The Rising Father Podcast with Chris Rodack is for […]

3 Tips To Teach Your Child How To Read

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Rising Father uses affiliate links. Any purchase you make supports Rising Father at no extra cost to you.  Learn more here.  By: ChildrenLearningReading.com Learning to read at a young age is important for the development of the child. It helps them develop a better understand of their surroundings, allows them to gather information from printed […]

5 Common Mistakes Men Make With Their Money

When it comes to finances, many men are at a disadvantage. We aren’t raised with the best money skills, and we often take shortcuts that end up costing us in the long run. This blog details five mistakes men make when they’re trying to balance their account, spend on discretionary income, or save for retirement. And […]

Practical Ways for Men to Save More Money: 5 Useful Tips

A lot of us think about saving money, but when the rubber meets the road, we don’t. We know we should, we’ve been told to, but something always comes up. It’s never too late for you to finally start doing this, and it doesn’t matter where you live or how much you make. You only need the right […]

9 FUN Ways to Teach Kids About Financial Literacy

Do you want your children to grow up with better financial habits than you did? Teaching kids about personal finances can seem like a daunting task at first, but it is easier than it may seem. All that is needed are some simple steps and creativity. This blog will go over some of these steps and […]

6 Ways Fathers can Make Money Online

Being a world-class father and holding down a career is difficult. You have to make time for your family while also making enough money to support them. Sometimes it doesn’t seem like you’ll be able to juggle everything, but luckily there are many opportunities to take advantage of this year.  In this post, we will take […]

The 5 Reasons to start an online business if you’re a father

Online entrepreneurship is a lucrative side hustle or career change for many fathers. But,  it can be hard to figure out where to start. Here are five reasons why starting an online business is a great idea if you’re a father who wants to spend more time with their kids and level up your freedom. 1) […]

Don’t Let Fear Stop You From Starting Something New

I’m the guy on the bottom getting his ass kicked by a Brazilian black belt. But guess what? I love it, and it’s ok to get your ass kicked. This was me about 6 months in as a white belt. Ass kickings (it’s a word) are going to happen if you want to start anything […]

I added jiu jitsu to my life when I was 33, Here’s why you should too.

I’ve always wanted to do martial arts. As a kid, I begged my parents to do karate, wrestling, boxing, anything fight related. I was one of 9 kids, so there wasn’t money or time to throw at these classes. The closest I came was wrestling my brothers or reading karate magazines and trying moves on each […]

Brewing Beer At Home: A Beginner’s Guide

If you’re a beginner and need help getting started with brewing your own beer at home, this is the blog post for you! We’ll go over what equipment you can use, how to get started with recipes, some of the best beers to start out with, and more. Reading this will be sure to give you […]

5 Manly Hobbies You can Start Today: Take Your Man Card Back

It’s time to take your man card back. You may not be the manliest man in the world, but that doesn’t mean you can’t start some manly hobbies and have a little fun. Men need to have an outlet for their energy. If not,  it will build up inside them and show up as negativity, depression, […]

8 Steps To Start Golfing: A Guide For Men

As golf becomes more popular in the United States, many men are interested in learning how to play. However, golf can seem like an intimidating sport with a steep learning curve for beginners. This is not true! Golf is actually one of the most accessible sports out there, and it doesn’t take much time or money […]

Who needs the gym? 10 bodyweight exercises you can do at home

Do you hate the gym? Want to get fit but don’t have time for a routine workout? Maybe body weight exercises are your answer. Check out this blog post where we discuss 10 body weight exercises that can be done at home and WHY you should be incorporating body weight exercises into your workout. You’ll find […]

How to Take Hold of Your Dad Strength: Three Tips

Ever hear of dad strength? It’s more of a scientific fact than a legend. Dad’s have the ability to grab you no matter what age and somehow have control over your entire body. Even if you’ve got a classic DAD BOD, you still have that natural dad strength coursing through your veins. Even though we are […]

5 Tips for the Perfect Home Gym

Building a home gym doesn’t have to be difficult. There are many people who have found success in getting a great workout with limited space and equipment. This blog post is about how you can get started on your own journey towards fitness, without breaking the bank or sacrificing your sanity. We will discuss 5 tips […]

Leg Workouts: Why Men Should Commit

As a father, it can be tough to find the time to stay in shape. One thing you should never cut from your schedule is leg workouts. Leg exercises are an essential part of a balanced fitness routine that builds strength, speed, and stability in those large muscles. Plus, working these muscles will keep your body […]

5 Exercises To Build a Bigger Chest

Every guy wants a big chest, right? Not only for strength but it’s nice having them pop through a t-shirt or create a nice shirt-overhang that hides our belly 🙂 For most guys, chest workouts start and end with the bench press. It’s a hangover from high school days and after school hangouts in the weight […]

Do kids grow up too fast or do we?

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I often hear parents with older kids say some version of… “all children eventually stop wanting to do fun, cute, and “little kid” things like cuddling, being affectionate, reading stories before bed, wrestling, playing with toys…etc… and these kids will inevitably develop into boring middle schoolers who stare at phones all day and only talk […]

5 Reasons Being A Father Is More Than Just A Babysitting Gig

Great memories… This is me and my daughter, Lauren, early in the morning at a summer vacation home. I woke up early to go down to the lake, and she was laying in bed with her eyes open staring at me. I scooped her up and gave her my hoodie. Some of my most vivid memories […]

Life is Memories.

Great memories… This is me and my daughter, Lauren, early in the morning at a summer vacation home. I woke up early to go down to the lake, and she was laying in bed with her eyes open staring at me. I scooped her up and gave her my hoodie. Some of my most vivid memories […]

Allow your Dreams to Grow with You.

Don’t be a slave to your childhood dreams. Sure, they might be the most emotional and vivid memories you have. But… Resist the urge to make life-changing decisions based on what you were passionate about at 10 years old. Allow yourself the freedom to grow and change. Your perspective can change… thinking can change… priorities can […]

Why You Need Optimal Testosterone: 6 Benefits

Let’s talk about the hormone that brings out the man in men. That of course is testosterone. In this blog, we will talk about some of the physiological and psychological benefits of this hormone and why you should work to keep levels high. Men begin to produce testosterone as early as seven weeks after conception. […]

Being a Man: Whatever comes, face it on your feet.

Every father needs to face his challenges head-on. Don’t hide from adversity, but face it. When men overcome a challenge, they learn valuable life lessons and harden like steel in a forge. Fathers need to be strong and show the world that masculinity is not dead. If he faces obstacles or difficulties, he must confront them […]

7 Ways Men Can Naturally Boost Testosterone

Among all the hormones that affect male sexual health, testosterone is undoubtedly the most important. The decline in testosterone levels is undeniable as a person ages, however there are steps that can be taken to counteract this drop. The importance of testosterone in men cannot be understated. A few of the benefits are: It helps to […]

Fathers Are Essential

As a father, you better believe you are an essential member of the family. Not only are you nice to have around for the inevitable dad joke, you can literally make or break the future of your children and family. Check out the shocking statistics below of fatherless families from the U.S. Census Bureau. There […]

9 Iconic Men To help You Rise

A role model is essential for every man. Regardless of our age or success, we should always strive to develop ourselves both physically and mentally. These ten men have risen above the adversity of their lives to reach great heights in human achievement. They are living proof that we can do anything with enough confidence, […]