Exercise technique, exercise selection, and optimal nutrition are all critical components in our training success.
To get the results we want, we've got to do the the right things.
Of course, we have to know what it is we want.
Assuming we do, there is something that's so important to our success, yet it's not discussed nearly enough, in my opinion.
Jason Seib, author of Paleo Coach, is this week's podcast guest.
He's a fellow podcaster as he co-hosts The Paleo Lifestyle and Fitness Podcast with Sarah Fragoso.
Jason has a "no nonsense" approach to strength training and nutrition, as you'll hear about in this week's show.
He's an extremely passionate guy and he's got a ton great insight to share with us in this episode.
There's an exercise I have new respect for.
A seemingly simple exercise that actually provides many benefits.
The problem is many of us undervalue the exercise, shrug it off, or just flat out hate it.
I'm here to make a strong case for the burpee.
The burpee has incredible value in strength and conditioning when performed properly and when programmed correctly.
If you and I were sitting down talking right now, this is what I'd tell you about how to get results.
These are the 3 things you need to get exactly what you want.
Sorry, but it does require effort and a bit of thinking.
No BS, no fluff, just the honest truth.
Dr. Jim Afremow is a leading sports psychologist and author of a great new book titled, The Champion's Mind, How Great Athletes Think, Train, and Thrive.
In this week's podcast session, I spoke to Dr. Afremow to discuss his concepts on developing a championship mindset for peak performance.
Here's some of what you'll learn in this episode:
What is Functional Hypertrophy and why do we need it?
In this week's show, I'll give you a basic introduction to this topic and explain what it is, why we need it, and how to train for it.
I believe this is a really important training concept to understand and benefit from.
It's important for athletes and non-athlets and I'll share with you how to use it to help maximize your physical performance and potential.
There's a few common kettlebell swing mistakes that can prevent us from getting the results we want.
And, these aren't just mistakes made by the newbie, either.
Take a read through to make sure you're not making any of these avoidable swing errors.
Here's 7 of the most common things I've seen with the Russian style kettlebell swing.