EP. 064

Kevin Carr Head Coach at Mike Boyle Strength and Conditioning


Whether he is working as a coach or therapist, Kevin’s goal is to help people move better and become more resilient so that they can excel at the activities that they love.

Kevin has amassed a wealth of experience in the field of sports performance and personal training  while working at Mike Boyle Strength and Conditioning in Woburn, Massachusetts. Working with everyone from US Olympians looking for a competitive edge to the Average Joe or looking to shed some pounds and get healthier he has helped countless clients move better and live healthier lives.

Kevin is Co-Founder of the Certified Functional Strength Coach certification and Movement As Medicine Massage and Movement Therapy Clinic. He has travelled all over the world educating thousands of coaches and therapists about the MBSC coaching system.

In addition to receiving a bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology from The University of Massachusetts-Amherst and a License in Massage Therapy from Cortiva Institute- Watertown, he is also credited with the completion of numerous continuing education certifications including FMS, SFMA, NSCA, NKT Level 1 and 2, FRC, FRR, and PRI.

Show Notes:

Website: movement-as-medicine.com

Website: certifiedfsc.com

Facebook: Movement As Medicine


Instagram: movementasmedicine

Books Mentioned:


Homo Deus 

The End of Alzheimer’s: The First Program to Prevent and Reverse Cognitive Decline

Smart Moves: Why Learning Is Not All in Your Head

Why We Sleep

Spark: The Revolutionary New Science of Exercise and the Brain

Kev’s Book Recommendation(s):

Go Wild: Eat Fat, Run Free, Be Social, and Follow Evolution’s Other Rules for Total Health and Well-being

The Four Agreements

Podcasts Mentioned:

Joe Rogan Experience #968 – Kelly Brogan

Gym Laird #35 | Pat Davidson – The Good And Bad Of Steroids

OPEX Podcast: #054 – Lee Burton Co-Founder of FMS

People and Resources mentioned:

Mike Boyle

Eric Cressey

Sam Leahey

Steve Bunker

Vinny Talluto

Jamie Smith

Dave Rak

Brendon Rearick

Nicole Rodriguez

Jamie Rodriguez


Clark Evans

Josh Bonhotel

Dan Gableman

Devan McConnell

Kyle Holland

Anthony Morando

Dan John

Charlie Weingroff

Garnett Vamos

Bret Contreras

Joe Rogan

David Andrew Sinclair

Peter Attia

Rhonda Patrick

Valter Longo

Yuval Noah Harari

Barry Braun

Joel Jamieson


Mark Verstegen

Carla Hannaford

John Ratey  

Dave Tenney

Jim Laird

Pat Davidson

Mattew Walker

Aura Ring

Bob Hansen

Lee Burton

Bill Hartman


Carlos Felix

Daniel Davey

Wim Hof

Andy Galpin

Scott Georgaklis

Tom Brady

Senan Connell

Starship Enterprise

Red Sox


0:00 – 10:46 – Robbie intro’s the show and asks Kev to introduce himself

10:47 – 13:01 – Robbie asks Kev why he did an exercise science degree?

13:02 – 16:10 – Robbie asks Kev who have been his biggest influences?

16:11 – 23:40 – Robbie asks Kev to discuss exercises impact on cognitive health and longevity 

23:41 – 25:40 – Robbie asks Kev why neurological diseases and depression are increasing

25:41 – 29:58 – Robbie asks Kev how his research into exercises impact on cognitive health has influence his clients programming

29:59 – 48:42 – Robbie asks Kev why his puts emphasis on aerobic conditioning and movements that cross the body’s mid-line?

48:43 – 54:00 – Robbie asks Kev for his top advice to help enhance health and longevity 

54:01 – 59:08 – Robbie asks Kev about the strategies his utilizes to mitigate the detrimental impacts of all the travelling he does

59:09 – 1:04:07 – Robbie asks Kev what have been some of his favourite places around the world that his has visited?

1:04:58 – 1:10:12 – Robbie asks Kev is there anything he does daily that is essential to his day?

1:10:13 – 1:11:36 – Robbie asks Kev how he learns?

1:11:37 – 1:13:59 – Robbie asks Kev for his top and current book recommendations

1:14:00 – 1:17:17 – Robbie asks Kev, if he only had 1 year left on planet earth, how would he spend that year and why?

1:17:18 – 1:19:06 – Robbie asks Kev, if he could invite 5 people to dinner, dead or alive, who would he invite and why?

1:19:07 – 1:20:05 – Robbie wraps up the show!