19 Sep 3 Common Mistakes With The Turkish Get Up (And How to Fix Them)

TGU MistakesThe Turkish get up is an amazing and powerful exercise that's evolved quite a bit over the years. I mean, who wouldn't benefit from this exercise? It's a "one stop shop" for a lot of things. In the most simple terms, the Turkish get up (TGU) is getting up from the ground and then going back down, ideally under a heavy load. Of course, there's A LOT more to it than just getting up and going back down, but there's been a big evolution of this exercise. And, it's critical to get the movement down before adding any type of external load or weight. Notable benefits of the TGU are:
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17 Sep RT 084 | Zach Even-Esh The Encyclopedia of Underground Strength

Zach BannerZach Even-Esh is the author of the NEW book, "The Encyclopedia of Underground Strength and Conditioning." Zach is well known in the fitness industry as he's the Founder of the Underground Strength Gym, Creator of the Underground Strength Coach certification, and he's passionate and authentic in his approach to strength and conditioning. You'll learn all about his great new book and the "Underground" approach to strength training in this "no fluff" interview session.
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15 Sep My Philosophy on Strength

SquatHow important is strength? Strength definitely makes everything else better, but strength isn't the only thing we need. First, it's important to remember that quality of movement precedes strength (Point 1 - Be Mobile, see below) We need to move well, then move strong.
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10 Sep RT 083 | Brad Schoenfeld on The Science of Muscle Building

BradBannerDr. Brad Schoenfeld is the featured guest and muscle building is our topic this week on the podcast. Brad is known as "the hypertrophy specialist" and is renowned for his knowledge in the area of muscle building. What's interesting about Brad is his unique combination of scientific knowledge and practical application of hypertrophy training. This is an in-depth interview on the latest science in muscle building and you're guaranteed to learn the "real science," not the "bro-science."
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03 Sep RT 082 | Dr. Krista Scott-Dixon Reveals The Truth About Strength Training and Nutrition

KSD BannerDr. Krista Scott-Dixon is this week's guest and she's amazing. She's a "Rock Star" in the fitness industry and you'll learn a ton in this week's session. She believes that good nutrition and movement can transform our health, our communities, and our lives. Krista Scott-Dixon is the current Program Developer and Coaching Coordinator at PrecisionNutrition.com. She's inspired thousands of women to embrace strength training where she writes at stumptuos.com, but her message is for everyone to hear.
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01 Sep Oh Snatch! The Definitive Guide To The Kettlebell Snatch Test

Snatch TestWhat comes to mind when you think of the kettlebell snatch test? (The kettlebell snatch test is performing 100 reps with an appropriately sized kettlebell in 5 minutes or less.) Here's what pops in my mind. It's NEVER easy. It's manageable, but I'd never say it's easy. And, I'd say there's a stigma to the kettlebell snatch test, which is needed to pass the SFG kettlebell certification weekend.
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27 Aug RT 081 | Brian St. Pierre of Precision Nutrition

BSPbanner1Brian St. Pierre, MS, RD, CSCS, CISSN, PN1 is this week's guest and we covered many great nutrition topics in this week's podcast. You'll want to listen all the way through as Brian shares great advice on how to optimize nutrition. Brian is a Registered Dietician and has a Master's in Food Science and Human Nutrition, but most importantly he's a wealth of knowledge. He has extensive experience as he worked for Cressey Performance as the head Sports Nutritionist and he currently works closely with Dr. John Berardi at Precision Nutrition.
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