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  Our guest today is Chris Peil. Chris is a sports rehabilitation expert who specializes in helping people get back to performing at their best after the medical community has tried and failed. His no-nonsense, logical straight-talking approach is ...
  Cody Haun is the epitome of a 21st century strength scientists. As he ventures out on his own, leaving academia for private practice, he is set up to track, analyze, and assess every aspect of your training and nutrition.   In this episode, ...
Deadlifts with dumbbells or kettlebells are kind of pointless unless you’re doing single-leg variations. Wrong.   Do you ever try single-arm variation instead of single-leg? Two legs on the ground but just one bell, in one hand, held on the s ...
There’s strength in numbers. Never is this more true than when it comes to committing to working out.   It’s the reason people hire personal trainers or sign up for a bootcamp with a friend: Accountability. And what more convenient acco ...
  Jordan Shallow is a chiropractor, strength and conditioning coach, powerlifter and educator. He's the cofounder of Pre-Script, which operates on the three pillars of mobility, stability and strength.   In this episode:   Jordan id ...
  Chris Barakat, MS, ATC, CISSN, is the founder of School of Gainz and Competitive Breed. He is also a competitive natural bodybuilder, researcher, and educator who truly walks the talk.   In this episode, we discuss all things muscle buildin ...
This uncomplicated exercise not only builds single-leg strength and coordination but also takes care of the instability of the hips that unavoidably creeps in after years of training heavy two-sided movements like squats and deadlifts.   We're ...
Now God didn’t etch these in stone and send them down through the clouds, nor did I perform any miracles like parting the Red Sea. So, in that respect, they’re up for debate.   But after being in the fitness industry for a while, readin ...
Short answer? Yes.   Before you go rushing to the weight room, we need to take a step back.   Even though you can still exercise, play sports, and move in general with a herniated or bulging disc, there are a few precautions and steps you need ...
A misconception is that weight training and weightlifting (yes, these are two separate entities, more on that later) are dangerous activities and are to blame for several injuries that occur in the gym.   From a young age, parents will often elect ...
  Franco Columbu, who was Arnold Schwarzenegger's best friend, a champion bodybuilder in his own right, as well as a competitor in strongman and powerlifting events, had his own views about adding weight to bodyweight exercises, famously sayin ...
We all know we shouldn’t look like we’re bowing to worship the gym floor when we do a barbell back squat. That’s a lot of what you see at gyms, though.   So, we do corrective exercises that focus on building strength and stability ...
  Eric Helms of 3D Muscle Journey is an accomplished natural bodybuilder, world-renowned coach and fitness educator. Last year, he competed multiple times on the bodybuilding stage, but in 2020, he set himself the challenge of competing in three d ...
A big, thick, well-developed back can elevate a physique from good to great. Sadly, the muscles of the back are the ones that most lifters struggle to develop the most.   This struggle is partly down to a bias towards training the mirror muscles, b ...
As athletes, we have all been sidelined from an injury and then taken it easy when getting back into our sport. But what if you weren't injured? What if you were on a break, and perhaps it lasted a few years?   As competitive athletes, we have ...
What position should the pelvis be in when you run? It’s a question you probably haven’t given much thought to unless you’re a runner with a performance goal or with an injury.   There are many popular blogs and Youtube videos on ...
If you start talking about building explosiveness with weights, someone always chirps about Olympic weightlifting movements. Learning Olympic lifts, though, is a slower and more arduous process than anyone who’s never tried it would think. There a ...