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158: Steve Kamb: Level Up Your Life – How To Unlock Adventure, Enjoy more happiness and become the hero of your own story

Brief Bio:

Steve Kamb is the founder of, a worldwide fitness community dedicated to helping nerds, desk jockeys, and self-aware robots level up their lives.

He’s also the author of the book, Level Up Your Life, that gives people a blueprint for prioritizing adventure, growth, and happiness by turning life into a giant video game.
While running his company from a coconut laptop, Steve has adventured all over the world, explored the ruins of Machu Picchu, dived with sharks on the Great Barrier Reef, and lived like James Bond in Monte Carlo.

He has guest lectured at Google, Google Dublin, Facebook, TEDxEmory, and regularly speaks at Vanderbilt University.


In this episode, you’ll learn:

  • Why are we so obsessed with reality Tv
  • What video games can teach us
  • Stop trying to escape your life
  • What is “gamification”
  • 3 Ways to get unstuck and take action towards your goals
  • How to become the superhero of your own story
  • The power of small winsAre you addicted to personal development
  • Are you addicted to personal development
  • Steve’s biggest lesson from his real-life superhero experiences
  • Why systems are critical for improving your life
  • Why discipline trumps motivation
  • How Steve overcame procrastination while writing his book
  • Why you only need 20 seconds of courage to change your life
  • Nerdfitness’ superhero origin story



Level Up Your Life: How to Unlock Adventure and Happiness by Becoming the Hero of Your Own Story


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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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