The Justin Knowles Project

Ep.29 "Season of Pain"

An episode of The Justin Knowles Project

By Justin Knowles
Daily dose of motivation to face life's challenges every day. Sharing quotes, interviews, & stories that will inspire you to be a better human. Justin is a former Navy SEAL & Entrepreneur inspiring over 600K followers on Snapchat & instagram @military. Contact via email
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35 "Run part 3"
Part 3 of the running series. I talk about caveman breathing. The most common types of running injuries and how to deal with them. I recap the last two running episodes then my final thoughts on running and why you should be doing it everyday.
May 13, 2019
34 "RUN! Part 2"
All about running and what you need to do to prepare for bootcamp and Special Operations. RUN! You got more questions about running that I didn't cover just send me an email at
May 8, 2019
33 "RUN! Part 1"
This is part 1 of a series on running. This episode will get you started and I share few good hacks to keep you running (even if you hate it).
May 7, 2019
32 "Sniper School"
My time at Marine Corps Sniper School and a big life lesson I learned the hard way. Enjoy
May 6, 2019
Ep.31 "Dead Man's Float"
My guest and I talk all about deployment and being away from family and "normal" civilization. How you change as a person and when you return home it's not always a picnic. Thanks to Phil for sharing and all he does with his company @liveamericanyogi
April 30, 2019
Ep.30 "War Stories"
Time for a few good war stories. Joe Himpelmann & Shah Chowdhury, share lessons learned from several combat deployments to Afghanistan and Iraq. How taking the shortcut is not always a smart idea. Why complacency kills. When listening to experience is wise. Why the enemy gets a vote. Enjoy.
April 29, 2019
Ep.29 "Season of Pain"
Going though a difficult time in your life? Yep I have been through many difficult times for sure. Death, failed relationships, failing classes, to unexpected crap that just happened. Yes it always sucks and it's painful. Here is my advise to help you get through it if you find yourself going through your own "season of Pain"
April 15, 2019
Ep.28 "Froze to Death"
I almost died in the back woods of Alaska and will never forget that cold afternoon trying to choose how to get out of a bad situation. I learned a lot of hard lessons that day. Enjoy😎
April 11, 2019
Ep.27 "Breath Hold"
You ever been really stressed out? Is the stress getting the best of you? Want to know how to deal with all the stress that life throws at you? I have been there many times. In this episode I share a story of a stressful situation on a nuclear submarine and holding my breath to get back on board before I passed out. Yep that was stressful...Enjoy😎
April 8, 2019
Ep.26 "FreeFall"
A story that starts 10,000 feet in the air and only seconds to make a critical decision before death. Enjoy
April 3, 2019
Ep.25 "Ian Sparks"
Ian Sparks, Army Combat Vet and Business owner. We talk about war, deployments, family, and the company he co-founded "Battle Bars".
April 1, 2019
Ep.24 "Assault Forward"
These two Army Combat Vets joined the military right before 9-11 and jumped right into war. After the Army they went back to school and got their MBA and started the company AssaultFwd and have been crushing it ever since. Check them out on IG @assaultfwd and on the web at Use the discount code "Military" if you pick up some swag🇺🇸
March 28, 2019
Ep. 23 "Unkillable"
Jack Lucas was the youngest recipient of the Medal of Honor at just 17. He was labeled Unkillable after two events that would have killed any mortal.
March 27, 2019
EP.22 College or Military?
Struggling to decide if college or the Military is the right path for you? Listen to my crazy story.... from College flunky to Navy SEAL Officer.😎
March 25, 2019
Ep.21 "Mental Toughness"
Want to gain more mental toughness to crush your goals on daily basis? This is the episode for you😎👊
March 24, 2019
Ep.20 "Crossing the Desert"
You ever have a time in your life where you feel like you are just not making progress and you feel like things are going slow? Nothing is happening? Yep that's normal and part of the journey to any goal. In this episode I'll share how to successfully cross your own desert in life and do it well.
January 16, 2019
Ep.19 "Failure"
Failure and success is holding you back. Here is one way to crush 2019.
January 9, 2019
Ep.18 "Negotiate like a Pro"
Ever felt like you got the bad end of a deal? Like you got ripped off? I have been there many times and felt like I never had the upper hand and was powerless. After getting fed up I did some serious study and real world application and in this episode I'll share with you the top five skills you can use right now to begin to negotiate like a Pro👊
December 11, 2018
Ep.17 "Beware of Monkeys"
You ever feel like your in a barrel full of monkeys and all of them are preventing you from escaping. In this episode you will find out how to escape that trap😎.
December 10, 2018
Ep.16 "Running with the Wolves"
A wise man once told me "If you run with the Wolves at night you best be able to soar with the Eagles in the morning" this is the story of how I learned this principal the hard way. I'll share how you can apply this to your life on a daily basis to take advantage of key opportunities that come your way and operate at the next level.//// If your interested in joining "The Seven" program you can DM me on Instagram @military or email me at
December 1, 2018
Ep.15 "The Seven"
"The Seven" Ever feel stuck in life and you can't seem to get back on track? You dont feel motivated or inspired at home, at work, at the gym, at life? Then this is the program for you. 7 day kick starter. Only 7 spots available. Leave a message on Anchor or DM me on Instagram @military to join. Let's Do This!
November 29, 2018
Ep.14 "DEATH"
Rule 20 from the Book "Rules for a Knight" by Ethan Hawke
November 5, 2018
Ep.13 "Justice, Generosity, Discipline"
"Rules for a Knight" by Ethan Hawke. I cover three rules that you should live by always. Also check out my good friends at Amazing socks and a awesome company giving back to our soldiers. For every pair you buy one pair is sent to someone in the U.S. Military. 🇺🇸
October 28, 2018
Ep.12 "Rules for a Knight" [Solitude & Humility
"Rules for a Knight" by Ethan Hawke, Rule #1 "Solitude" Rule #2 "Humility"
October 23, 2018
Ep.11 "Rules for a Knight"
Rules for a Knight is a novel written by Ethan Hawke. The story takes place in the 15th century and is written in the form of a letter from Sir Thomas Lemuel Hawke, to his four children. The novel shares Sir Thomas life as a knight and offers advise in 20 rules to his children to guide them if he does not make it back from battle.
October 22, 2018
Ep. 10 "Risk"
All about taking risk and why you should be taking more chances every day.
October 10, 2018
Ep. 9 "Eat The Frog"
These words can drastically change your day if you do this one simple thing. 😎👊🏻
October 4, 2018
Ep.8 "Embrace the Suck"
What do you do when things really suck? At work, at school, in life? Time to "Embrace the suck!"👊🏻 Listen in to hear how nearly drowning 100ft underwater taught me this lesson.
October 2, 2018
Ep.7 "Suffer in Silence"
BUDS Class 206. I share a bit about my experience and suffering in Basic Under Water Demolition SEAL training (BUDS) to become a Navy SEAL.
September 29, 2018
Ep.6 "The 1% Rule"
The 1% Rule? Listen in and find out😎👊🏻
September 27, 2018
Ep.5 "Missiles Inbound!"
Evading inbound missiles is a good lesson in performing under pressure. Let's talk about that.😎
September 26, 2018
Ep.4 "1,000 Miles out to Sea"
You ever deal with making a decision in a difficult situation? Ever feel uncertain about making a choice at all? Well here is a quick story set 1,000 miles out to sea saving a Russian from a painful death. You could say there was a lot of uncertainty and difficult decisions that had to be made. Enjoy😎
September 25, 2018
Ep.3 "This one is about you"
In this episode we talk all about working on YOU! Yes that's right stop working so hard on your job and work more on yourself. This is the path to success. Not more hours at the office but spending more time on making YOU better. This episode will seriously help you crush work at another level. Let's do this!
September 24, 2018
Ep.2 "Self-Discipline"
In this episode we talk all about Self-discipline and willpower. What it is and how to get more of it in your life.
September 24, 2018
Episode 1 "Legacy"
Welcome to the very first episode -0:00 About the podcast and me -3:00 Legacy quote from Jim Rohn -5:00 Challenge
September 24, 2018
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