That's a word that comes to mind when I think of the 'Tom Platz' High Rep Back Squat Routine.
I'm not sure if legendary bodybuilder Tom Platz invented it or not, but he sure made it more relevant.
While there are many variations of the high-rep back squat (HRBS), the bottom line is the program involves squatting for high volume with moderate to preferably heavy loads.
(#159) Frank McKinney is the first guest to be interviewed "live-in-person" on the podcast in an amazing and powerful episode.
Frank is a Mega-Real Estate Developer and Artist, 5-time International Best-Selling Author, Philanthropist, Ultra-Marathon Athlete, and True Visionary.
Frank's ground-breaking book -Make It Big- has been a best-selling book and has changed peoples lives all over the world.
I'm honored and excited to share this dynamic and inspiring interview session as we sat down "live" from Frank's treehouse office in Delray Beach, Florida where we chatted about key life lessons to "Make It Big."
This is a different type of interview and one that will benefit every listener in this insightful discussion about life success - in training and beyond.
Frank shares many great stories and messages in this session.
Here's what you'll hear about in this week's amazing episode:
I don't usually write articles that are "rah-rah" or inspirational. While I definitely want to inspire you, that's typically not my bag to write the "rah-rah" type stuff. My thing is more about teaching ideas, concepts, or methods that you can walk away with and apply.
Well, this article is a little different.
With the release of my recent book The Edge of Strength I outlined my entire approach to training and optimizing human potential through decades of experiences. I've made mistakes, but I've also learned a lot and continue to learn every day.
It was the legendary George Hackenschmidt who simply stated that “a man cannot derive real enjoyment from life unless he possesses a powerful and healthy physical constitution." I believe this to be true and this is why I wrote my book.
(#158) In this week's episode, I'll share some of the training and performance resources that I have in my own personal library.
Whether you're a fitness enthusiast or strength athlete looking to enhance your training or a coach looking for the extra edge, I'll give you a brief overview of 2 great resources to consider.
And, be sure to listen to this week's show and find out how you can WIN one on them!
These are 2 resources that I personally own and can help you:
(#157) Georgie Fear, registered dietitian, professional nutrition coach, and author of Lean Habits, is the featured guest this week on the podcast.
This is an intensive interview discussing Georgie's passion and expertise: habit based nutrition.
Before we immersed into the nutrition talk, we discussed her "current state" and the physical challenge she's currently dealing with.
This is a powerful and amazing story.
Here's what you'll hear about this week:
(#156) John Welbourn, former NFL player with the Philadelphia Eagles, CEO of PowerAthlete, and mastermind of CrossFit Football, joins me this week on the podcast.
John is a no-nonsense guy with a ton of experience in the strength game.
This interview session is loaded with pure content about John's experiences and "no-BS" approach.
Here's some of what you'll hear about:
(#155) Rob Dionne is this week's featured podcast guest.
Rob is a former actor-turned personal trainer, fitness professional, and podcaster.
He's fitness enthusiast who practices what he preaches and we had an amazing discussion recently about fat loss strategies in a very unique "debate-like" format.
You will learn a lot about proven strategies to shed body fat and forge a leaner, athletic body.
Rob is a certified personal trainer, performance enhancement specialist, and corrective exercise specialist.
Here's what you'll learn about this week:
(#154) A "special edition" episode of the podcast. A short episode, but a powerful concept.
New Year's resolutions don't work.
I've found something that works much better.
It's a simple, but HIGHLY effective way to set yourself up for an amazing year.
It's used by athletes, coaches, teams, organizations, business professionals, schools, and anyone you could think of.
Take a listen to this short episode and find out how to make an impact this year (and every year) with this simple concept.