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!
Chip Conrad is this week's featured guest. It's a session you have to hear because there are so many great take-aways.
Chip is a strength coach, movement expert, athlete, speaker, and writer.
He's the founder of BodyTribe.com.
One of his projects is the great DVD he created with Dan John titled "How to Create The Holistic Athlete."
This is a raw, honest interview loaded with content.
Here's what you'll learn in this week's show:
Becca Borawski Jenkins, Managing Editor of the wildly successful Breaking Muscle joins for a great interview session this week.
We discuss the evolution of Breaking Muscle, her training journey, and she shares unique success tips and strategies for writers.
We covered many great topics in this informative interview.
Here's what you'll hear about this week:
This episode is unlike any other.
This week's show is about the inner game and the battles with ourselves - You Vs. You.
You've got to hear the episode to understand what I mean.
In this episode, I'll put back the veil and openly discuss some of my own struggles and battles.
Here's some of what we'll cover this week:
Artemis Scantalides is the featured guest this week for episode #131.
Artemis has an accomplished athletic background and discovered the unique benefits of kettlebell training, which transformed her training approach.
Artremis is a fitness professional who focuses on strength and performance using the principles of kettlebells and the hardstyle approach.
She's a Strong First Level 2 kettlebell instructor, as well as RKC level 2 certified and other notable fitness credentials.
She also created her own workshop series and is doing innovative things in the fitness industry to help people improve strength and achieve a variety of fitness and performance goals.
Quinn Henoch, physical therapist and strength coach, is this week's featured guest on the podcast in a mind-blowing, content rich interview session.
Quinn has a Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of Indianapolis and is the head of rehabilitation for Juggernaut Training and Darkside Strength.
This is an amazing interview loaded with great insight for athletes, coaches, therapists, and fitness enthusiasts wanting to know more about the role of rehab and strength performance training.
Here's some of what you'll hear about this week: