For whatever reason, I’ve had a lot of questions about the overhead press recently.
Is the overhead press bad for the shoulders?
Is this an exercise you should be avoiding?
What are the benefits versus the risk?
I’ll give you my perspective as both a strength athlete and physical therapist.
I’ll talk about pressing in the context of using a barbell, which can be viewed as the most demanding on the shoulders.
(#148) Ray Toulany, host of The Super Strength Show, joins me this week to discuss his story and approach to strength and performance.
Ray is passionate about physical culture and he shared many great insights in this episode.
This is a rare opportunity to learn from Ray and hear about his own journey into training and performance in a "no-nonsense" interview.
Here's what you'll hear about in this week's episode:
(#147) Dan John returns for a fantastic interview this week on the podcast.
Dan is one of the most respected and recognized coaches in the fitness industry.
He's the author of Never Let Go, Intervention, Can You Go, Mass Made Simple, and has co-authored Easy Strength and Fat Loss Happens On Monday.
And, the brand NEW book - Before We Go.
You'll get brilliant insights about training philosophy, workout strategy, and even great writing tips and ideas this week.
Here's what you'll learn in this interview (and I'd take out your notebook for this one)...
(#146) Shawn Stevenson, best-selling author, podcaster, and health expert is the featured guest this week on the show.
Shawn is an acclaimed health expert and author of "Sleep Smarter: 21 Proven Tips To Sleep Your Way To A Better Body."
He's also the creator of The Model Health Show, a top rated health and fitness podcast in iTunes.
This is a comprehensive, content interview discussing key insights to optimize health.
Here's what you'll learn and hear about this week:
(#145) Coach and Athlete, Joe Szymanek is the featured guest on this "special edition" episode.
Joe is an accomplished Olympic weightlifter and passionate about using the bar to maximize movement and strength.
He's a wealth of knowledge and has an uncommon, but highly effective approach to weightlifting.
This is an incredible interview and you'll hear why he says "weightlifting is his golf."
Here's what you'll learn in this interview:
(#144) Back to business this week on the show.
This week, I'll tell you about a unique training concept and approach - Functional Hypertrophy Training (FHT).
You'll learn what it is, why it's important, and how to use it.
This simple approach to training has transformed my philosophy through the years.
And, it's the strategy I'll apply for the rest of my life.
(#143) In this week's show, I'll tell you about the important things I did to get stronger over the last few years.
These 5 things are what took my training, performance, and strength to the next level.
Learn about these 5 strength training tips and consider them in your own training to improve results.
"Common sense is not always common practice."
Be sure to listen to the end of the show for a SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT about the podcast.
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(#142) Greg Robins, strength coach and athlete, is this week's podcast guest.
Greg is a strength coach at Cressey Sports Performance and is the founder of TheStrengthHouse.com, a community based website teaching people how to train stronger and train with a purpose.
In this interview, you'll learn about: