Joe & Andy Lopez-Gallego | These Ex-Military Brothers Are Helping Busy Leaders Eat Better Than Ever

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Joe & Andy Lopez-Gallego | These Ex-Military Brothers Are Helping Busy Leaders Eat Better Than Ever

Joe & Andy Lopez-Gallego

Posted on July 30, 2019

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In this episode of the donothing podcast, you’ll learn:


  • How the brothers start every morning 
  • When diet and fitness became a big part of their lives
  • How food affects everyone’s performance and emotions
  • What motivated the brothers to join the military
  • How their military service influenced their lives as business leaders
  • Why the brothers decided to start a business together
  • How they successfully balance their business partnership 
  • What inspired them to create Kettlebell Kitchen
  • How Kettlebell’s meal prep and delivery service works
  • Why Kettlebell differs from other meal prep and delivery services
  • Who they’re targeting as a primary customer base
  • How they initially raised funding for Kettlebell Kitchens
  • What they did to successfully scale up their business
  • Why an entrepreneur should prioritize eating well
  • How customers can customize Kettlebell meals to fit their lives
  • Why all food at Kettlebell is gluten, soy and dairy-free
  • What their long-term business vision for Kettlebell is
  • Why trust is integral to a strong business partnership
  • What advice their father gave the brothers about delivering a great product
  • Why it’s important to build a business around something you love
  • What the energy’s like at a growing company like Kettlebell
  • Why the Kettlebell team always has a daily “family meal”
  • Which key mentors influenced their lives

No matter how busy life gets, brothers Joe and Andy Lopez-Gallego believe that anyone should be able to enjoy delicious, fresh and healthy food. That’s why these military veterans created Kettlebell Kitchen—a meal prep and delivery service with an emphasis on nutritious meals customized to every individual and their goals. 


With a passion for improving people’s lives through food, Joe and Andy designed a company that takes the thinking out of eating well. Over seven years later, Kettlebell Kitchen has grown to over 300 employees and delivers meals to more than 1,000 locations across the USA.


So, what inspired Joe and Andy to launch Kettlebell Kitchen—and what’s next for the fast-growing company? Find out in my conversation with Kettlebell Kitchen’s co-founders, Joe and Andy Lopez-Gallego.


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Joe and Andy’s Book Recommendations

True North: Discover Your Authentic Leadership, by Bill George


Extreme Ownership: How U.S. Navy SEALs Lead and Win, by Jocko Willink


The Five Disfunctions of a Team, by Patrick Lencioni


The Happiness Hypothesis: Finding Modern Truth in Ancient Wisdom, with Jonathon Haidt


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