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134: Dr. Mike Simpson: Inside The Mind Of A Warrior


Brief Bio:

Mike Simpson is an Army Ranger, former Special Forces Operator, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu practitioner, and MMA enthusiast. He is a board certified Emergency Medicine physician, and a ringside doctor in the state of Texas. Throughout his 31 year military career, he has deployed into numerous combat zones as both a Special Forces Operator and as a Physician, most recently with deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan. When not practicing medicine or teaching, Mike can be found riding his Harley, or on the mat pursuing his blue belt in BJJ.


In this episode, you’ll learn:

  • Developing a warrior’s mindset
  • The difference between a paranoid and prepared prepper
  • Here’s what makes attacks so scary
  • How to develop the situational awareness
  • The 3 types of people you will meet in this World
  • Mike’s take on the movie Sicario
  • How to become a warrior without joining the Army Rangers of Navy SEALs
  • Top 3 things to do to be a real warrior
  • How to dress for “survivability”
  • Equipment recommendations for readiness and survival
  • How to “shakedown” your equipment



Merrell Boots

Asolo Boots

Salomon Boots

5.11 Tactical Clothing

Carhartt Clothing


Connect with Mike:

Mind of the Warrior Podcast


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Ted Ryce is a high-performance coach, celebrity trainer, and a longevity evangelist. A leading fitness professional for over 24 years in the Miami Beach area, who has worked with celebrities like Sir Richard Branson, Rick Martin, Robert Downey, Jr., and hundreads of CEOs of multimillion-dollar companies. In addition to his fitness career, Ryce is the host of the top-rated podcast called Legendary Life, which helps men and women reclaim their health, and create the body and life they deserve.

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