Mobility is such a common buzzword in the fitness industry today, but what exactly is it?
Before you read ahead, think about this - how do you define mobility?
And, how do you define good movement?
In this article, I'll provide some simple background information about movement and mobility so that you have a better understanding and can assess your own movement and mobility.
Mike Robertson is this week's featured podcast guest.
Mike is one of the most recognized names in the fitness industry and the creator of RobertstonTrainingSystems.com.
He's also the co-owner of Indianapolis Fitness and Sports Performance (I-FAST).
Mike has made a name for himself as one of the premier performance coaches in the world, helping clients and athletes from all walks of life achieve their physique and sports performance goals.
I'm honored to have Mike on the show this week to discuss his approach to performance training and I know you'll learn a lot in this episode.
Here's what you'll hear about in this week's interview:
Ron McKeefery, nationally recognized strength and conditioning coach, joins me this week on the show.
Coach McKeefery has served at both the professional and collegiate level as a strength coach and is a leader in the area of sports performance.
He's also the author of a unique NEW book titled CEO Strength Coach, which is the story about his journey as a strength coach and also a revolutionary guide to "bigger thinking" and becoming your own CEO.
You'll hear about the new book and his principles of great coaching and training in the show.
Here's more of what you'll learn about in this week's episode:
What's the best program for muscle building?
What can you do to improve mobility, especially if you're an "older" athlete?
Is stretching effective before or after training?
These are some of the questions I'll cover this week on the show.
And, I'll share the unbelievable story I've never told before on the show about how I used to train as a bodybuilder.
Dr. Jeremy Koenig, the CEO and founder ofAthletigen, is this week's podcast guest.Athletigen is a cutting edge sports performance company that specializes in analyzing our genetics to maximize performance.
This is a totally different, innovative, and high science interview this week discussing the latest concepts in the area of genotyping and human potential.
The truth is that we barely scratched the surface in this session, but you'll definitely get an inside understanding about the future of performance training, whether you're an athlete, coach, or fitness enthusiast.
Dr. Mike Israetel, co-author of Scientific Principles of Strength Training, is this week's podcast guest.
Dr. Mike Israetel is a true "strength scientist," athlete, and one of the most brilliant minds in the fitness industry.
He co-authored an AMAZING new book that is a "must have" for the serious strength athlete - Scientific Principles of Strength Training.
Mike is a college professor in Exercise Science and has coached many athletes including powerlifters, weightlifters, bodybuilders, and others to maximize training and nutrition benefits.
His athletic background is that of a completive powerlifter, bodybuilder, and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu grappler, as you'll hear about in this interview.
This is an awesome session and a huge honor to have Dr. Israetel join me this week - I'dtake out the notepad for this one.
Martine Kerr is this week's podcast guest in a different type of interview that's loaded with exceptional content and training insights.
Martine is a StrongFirst Team Leader and Level II Kettlebell Instructor.
She's got an amazing background and unique story about how she got into the fitness industry and started her business, KultFitness.
This is NOT a typical interview and here's why...
In this interview, Martine and I cover the 7 major kettlebell mistakes in an awesome "you go - I go" discussion.
We each cover what we feel are the most common mistakes in a unique dialogue session that I've never done before on the podcast - and I'm sure you'll get a ton of valuable tips from this one!
I remember not too long ago interviewing Dan John for the podcast.
In the interview, he mentioned that he had a coach to help him with his training.
I was shocked that even Dan John had a coach, but quickly realized how right he was.
You see, we all need a coach, no matter what level we're at.
We all need a coach to get to the next level - assuming you want to actually get to the next level and I'm sure you do.
Here's 7 reasons why we all need a coach.