The Weightlifting World Podcast interviewed Luz Mercedes Acosta from Mexico. Features an interesting discussion about the all the various training systems she trained under (Bulgarian, Soviet, Iranian). You can download the mp3 here. More: Their Interview with Ruslan Nurudinov.
Pat Mendes was on Travis Mash’s Barbell Life Podcast. Download MP3 (Right Click + ‘Save as’) Topics: How he got started, from football, to Power Clean competitions where he met John Broz He has only been in the sport for 6 years now Trains 7 days a week training – Mon to Fri twice a day, […]
Once again the Barbell Shrugged crew had Dr. Andy Galpin on (see Episode #19 on Muscle Fibers here). In this episode they talk about common training myths. Some of them you’ve probably come across before. The lactate thing and how it is metabolized was new to me. Good explanation Mr Galpin! on Creatine [33:45] on Lactate […]
The Barbell Shrugged crew got to interview Dmitry Klokov while he was at the USAW Nationals! His English has really improved a lot! [2:30] “if you want to be a professional athlete you sometimes have to drink” (alcohol). On Saturday after training, sauna, massage. [9:00] biggest problem is his right shoulder. 2006 in prep for his 2nd world championships he […]
The Weightlifting World Podcast had Ruslan Nurudinov on the show. They interviewed him while he was in the training camp in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. He is 2009 Junior Champion (85kg), 2012 Asian Champion and 2013 World Champion. Watch his 190kg Snatch + 235kg Clean & Jerk that made him 2013 World Champion in 105kg. Despite of the minor language barrier they got some […]
Mark Bell and the Supertraining Gym crew had Dr. Layne Norton on the PowerCast Podcast to talk about nutrition & powerlifting. Since Layne is one of the few reasonable guys in nutrition that I think are worth listening too, I thought this was worth sharing. They talk about: why he recommends 1g of protein per pound […]
Mark Bell and Co. had Squatting monster Derek Kendall on his Powercast Podcast. They talk about his recent change from bodybuilding to powerlifting (he started powerlifting 18 month ago!) and how his training changed when he joined the Lilliebridges. Download the mp3 here (right click + ‘save as’) or listen below. (Derek calls in at […]
The Weightlifting World Podcast interviewed Shane Hamman. They cover his upbringing on a farm, his powerlifting career and switch to weightlifting, as well as some anecdotes from his participations in the 2000 & 2004 Olympics. Listen below or download the mp3.
The Barbell Shrugged guys had gymnastics coach Christopher Sommer on the show. Besides bashing Crossfit here and there he also talks about his observations from coaching professional and beginning athletes. I was kinda surprised to find this insightful youtube comment, which sums up my opinion pretty well: