70’s Big Podcast interviews weightlifter Ben Claridad. Topics – 2011 Nationals (click here for Ben’s recap)– The importance of competition experience (and how many meets he has done)– California Strength– General weightlifting philosophy– Coaching– Art Regarding coachng he emphasizes the importance of having a base of musculature and strength. To achieve this, beginning lifters should […]
Here is some gym talk for your commute. Just listened to an entertaining episode of The FitCast with guest John Romaniello. They talk about the fitness industry, dieting (intermittent fasting), supplements, post workout nutrition and his latest products.
Iron Radio Podcast Episode 113 (direct link to mp3) focuses on fats, hormones and supplements. This weeks guest is exercise physiologist Dr. Tim Ziegenfuss. Topics new understandings of body fat’s active role in metabolism as an organ that releases hormones like leptines. supplemental concentrates from curry powder, blueberries and more pharmaceutical-like effects are being clarified […]
In this week’s The Paleo Solution – Episode 88 Robb Wolf and Greg Everett talk about what to eat for breakfast if you don’t wan to eat eggs every day. The general recommendation is dinner for breakfast. Just make more dinner and eat that for breakfast the next day. That is something I also do on […]
Here is something for your Friday morning commute. Iron Radio Episode 112 (direct link to mp3) with Dave Tate (elitefts.com) as a guest. Big topic is mental preparation for athletes. Other topics: What six factors determine training success How much do the three mental factors matter How Dave himself handles the pre-gym psych-up Rate of Perceived Exertion (RPE) […]
Need your gym talk fix? Check out the 70’s Big Podcast – Ep. 5 – Q&A. Also check out the past episodes. I really enjoyed episode 3 which features an interview American Olympic weightlifting coach Glenn Pendlay They talk about the role of the USAW how the USAW is funded why USAW doesn’t get more […]
The Paleo Solution – Episode 87 has a couple of interesting topics this week. Among them are[9:23] Unilateral Training[19:33] Skinniness, Paleo and Steroids[29:22] Explosive Lifting & Hypertrophy Greg Everett’s advice: Explosive movements recruit more motor units, but that does not equal more hypertrophy. You are tapping into high thresh units -> limit how many you are […]
The Paleo Solution Podcast – Episode 86 features John Welbourn (from CrossFit Footbal) talking about lifting and training philosophies. This was a great episode. I wish they would do more episodes like this and less of “Will eating this gram of grain cause celiac disease?” listener question episodes. Topics include John’s experience with Louie Simmons’ Westside Barbell Methods, […]