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#050: Hunting and Raising Fathers on the Carnivore Diet – Curtis Jackson

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Curtis Jackson – Founder, Head Strength Coach and Co-Owner of Jackson Strength Academy – @jacksonstrengthacademy @curtisrjackson – Solana Beach, California

*Podcast recorded above the butcher shop at Valley Farm Market in Spring Valley, California.


  • Curtis Jackson is the Co-Owner and Founder of Jackson Strength training and gym. He is also the current fitness expert for DiG Magazine and contributor to’s volleyball training page.
  • Along with his passion for fitness and health Curtis enjoys hunting and spending time with his wife and business partner along with their two younger sons.
  • Curtis is committed to promoting a healthy lifestyle for other dads and parents. Curtis understands the importance of molding today’s boys into tomorrow’s fathers.
  • Curtis shares his opinions on healthy nutrition and his own experiments with The Carnivore Diet.
  • Curtis is starting his own podcast about parenting, hunting, fishing, sports, and nutrition. Curtis aims to help other parents raise boys to eventually become great fathers.
  • Stay tuned for Curtis’ upcoming podcast ‘Raising Fathers’

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Shareable Quotes From This Podcast:

  • “Podcasting allows us to dig deep into topics we would not always have the chance to talk about”– Shawn {1:45}
  • “Raising men to be great fathers”– Curtis {23:30}
  • “I’m going to punch you in the face, but I am going to hug you right after” –Curtis {26:51}
  • “My son is going to learn how to love a women by the way I treat my wife”– Shawn {30:04}
  • “Sports teaches you to embrace the suck”- Curtis {31:45}
  • “I don’t stop when I’m tired I stop when I’m finished”– Derek {35:13}
  • “You have to figure out how to find comfort in being uncomfortable, because that is where you grow”-Derek {58:06}
  • “Collaboration versus competition in business”– Curtis {1:06:52}

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