Relentless Road

At his heaviest, Mac weighed 530lbs. Through relentless effort, and sharing his fears, struggles and triumphs with others, he lost an amazing 300lbs and inspired thousands of people across the country with his extraordinary adventures. Sadly, he would regain 250lbs in the ensuing years. Now Mac joins up with Tim Scrivner, founder of Jailbreak Race Events, for the Relentless Road Podcast, a social experiment in the power of positive peer pressure, and possible public humiliation, as he endeavors to lose the weight, reclaim his health and inspire others as he embarks on new adventures. “Start by doing what’s necessary; then do what’s possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible.” – St. Francis of Assisi
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Dec 6, 2017

Mac updates his progress and reflects back on the year's highs and lows as he attempts to lose more than 250lbs for the second time.

Oct 6, 2017

Does your personality determine how you respond to challenges? Does it make a difference in how you should approach your goals?

Sep 22, 2017

A new documentary contrasts today's physical education in schools with the PE program at LaSierra High 50yrs ago. Mac is now down 100lbs!

Sep 7, 2017

In the wake of Hurricane Harvey, the crew discusses the concept of "being fit to be useful". If no help is on the way, do you have what it takes to rescue your family and neighbors?

Aug 24, 2017

Mac is back down to his pre summer weight and the crew discusses moral obligations, excuses and recycling.

Aug 11, 2017

Can you be fat and happy?  Can you be happy without being happy with your weight?  Mac loses another 6 lbs and Tim gives up Copenhagen.

Aug 4, 2017

Tim talks about how the death of his mother and sister eventually led to his creation of Jailbreak Race Events.  Mac's summer slump continues, even gaining weight in the past few weeks.  Tim and Mac discuss his summer weight gain and Tim loses his sh*t.

Aug 2, 2017

Rachel joins the podcast and talks about seeing her brother, and hero, disappear inside the weight of 500+ pounds. She discusses the pain and helplessness of witnessing his physical and emotional decline, as well as the joy and pride of his triumphs.

Jul 21, 2017

Mac discusses his struggle to keep weight loss momentum during the summer.

Jun 24, 2017

Jessica McDonald joins the podcast and talks about life with a 530lb husband, a 220lb husband, and all the weight in between.

Jun 15, 2017

Jeff Walburn received a liver transplant almost 10 years ago. Jeff joins the crew and talks about honoring the life of his organ donor by living each day to the fullest.

Jun 11, 2017

Mac recaps his progress over the past six months and decides to make another attempt at a ketogenic diet.

Jun 1, 2017

Special guest Jerome Gonia joins the crew as Mac hits the six month mark on his quest to lose more than 200lbs, for the second time.

May 26, 2017

Tim goes for a 42 mile run/walkabout for his 42nd birthday and uncovers the depth of his hypocrisy.  Mac has his last weigh in before his six month goal date.

May 19, 2017

Mac weighs in with twelve days to go on his quest to lose 100 pounds in six months.  The crew also discusses procrastination and the role it plays in their journeys.

May 12, 2017

Mac weighs in after a week in South Padre for the Jailbreak Beach Escape.  The crew recaps Jailbreak week and muses on McDonald's, Buc-cee's and the Jailbreak hangover.

May 3, 2017

It's South Padre week for Jailbreak! Lauren joins the crew to talk about her personal weight loss journey and shares tips that have helped in her success.

Apr 28, 2017

Mac has his weekly weigh in and the crew discuss whether obesity should be called a disease. Does how we classify something have an impact on how we address it?

Apr 25, 2017

A lion does not concern itself with the opinions of sheep.  Stop caring what others think and start living a better story.

Apr 21, 2017

Mac weighs in, Tim goes to Buc-cee's and Jen plans her next hike.

Apr 19, 2017

Easter hikes, candy free egg hunts, Mac's weekly weight-in and TIm rants about "fake fitness".

Apr 14, 2017

Part three in the pillars of change series focuses on confronting your own b.s. The crew discuss mental and environmental hacks to overcoming the lies you have believed and why giving up your seat on a flight might be a good idea if you want to keep your skeletons in the closet.

Apr 11, 2017

The second part of the pillars of change series explores the impact of your beliefs, and the lies you believe, on your ability to change.  Mac weighs in and Tim rants on the evils of Buc-cees and McDonalds.

Apr 5, 2017

Part one in a series on the foundational pillars of change.  In a world of Amazon Prime and Netflix, can intentional self-denial hold the key to lasting change?

Mar 31, 2017

Trey joins the crew to update his progress and talks about his recent Grand Canyon adventure.  Tim rants on how the "weekend" is making Americans fat and Mac has his weekly weigh-in.

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