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Subscribe to the podcast via iTunes, Stitcher, Google Play, or simply listen to it on this page using the media player above!!The strength and fitness industry has for too long been dominated by overly-tan, annoyingly-loud YouTube celebrities with less than factual content, aka broscience. Tune in to Strength Chat - hosted by a group of Coaches and Athletes with over 60 years of combined experience – as they talk fact, science, and strength with world-renowned strength, conditioning, and rehab professionals.We are honored to host Marisa Inda, an incredible athlete, coach, writer, and ambassador for the sport! Marisa is the current IPF Champion at 52kg and holds the total, bench, and deadlift world records for that weight class as well.She is a respected strength coach at Juggernaut Training Systems, and has authored several books and countless resources for strength athletes. Marisa is a graduate in Biology from Antioch College, incredible mother of two, and a former gymnast with over 20 years combined athletic experience in physique, calisthenics and powerlifting.We hope you enjoy this episode!...

Subscribe to the podcast via iTunes, Stitcher, Google Play, or simply listen to it on this page using the media player above!!The strength and fitness industry has for too long been dominated by overly-tan, annoyingly-loud YouTube celebrities with less than factual content, aka broscience. Tune in to Strength Chat - hosted by a group of Coaches and Athletes with over 60 years of combined experience – as they talk fact, science, and strength with world-renowned strength, conditioning, and rehab professionals.We are thrilled to have the Muscle Doc on today's episode - Dr. Jordan Shallow!Dr. Shallow is a graduate of Palmer College of Chiropractic West, and has been a competitive athlete himself for over 15 years!Dr. Shallow utilizes a wide variety of non-invasive techniques, far beyond the chiropractic adjustment. He focuses on addressing the entire tensegrity model of the body. Everything from joints to tendons, ligaments and muscles. Every aspect of injury is considered in returning his patients back to proper structure and proper functionWe're happy to have Dr. Shallow in person at the Lab for a video cast, so if you'd rather watch instead of listen - head over to our YouTube channel!** Editor's Note ** There is some audio clipping on one of the hosts microphones due to a tech issue. Sorry about that!...

Subscribe to the podcast via iTunes, Stitcher, Google Play, or simply listen to it on this page using the media player above!!The strength and fitness industry has for too long been dominated by overly-tan, annoyingly-loud YouTube celebrities with less than factual content, aka broscience. Tune in to Strength Chat - hosted by a group of Coaches and Athletes with over 60 years of combined experience – as they talk fact, science, and strength with world-renowned strength, conditioning, and rehab professionals.After a short hiatus, we're back! This week's guest is one of the most recognizable names in the barbell game, Mark "Smelly" Bell! Inventor, content-creator, podcaster, powerlifter, and coach - Mark is one of the most influential and respected names in the strength world.Mark came down to the Lab to film this episode in person - so if you want to watch instead of listen - head over to our YouTube channel and check out the video cast instead!Today's episode is full of laughter but also of serious conversation. Our hosts and Mark discuss the current state of strength sports and how we can improve. We don't want to give too much away, but we promise this is an episode you don't want to miss!Tune in, and as always please subscribe, review and share with your friends! Make sure to head over to https://markbellslingshot.com/ and pick up some goodies from Mark!...

Subscribe to the podcast via iTunes, Stitcher, Google Play, or simply listen to it on this page using the media player above!!The strength and fitness industry has for too long been dominated by overly-tan, annoyingly-loud YouTube celebrities with less than factual content, aka broscience. Tune in to Strength Chat - hosted by a group of Coaches and Athletes with over 60 years of combined experience – as they talk fact, science, and strength with world-renowned strength, conditioning, and rehab professionals.Dan McKim is one of the most decorated highland games athletes in history, with 4 world titles and 6 national titles. Tune in to learn more about Dan's past and his experience being an elite-level athlete in an awesome sport that many don't know about. Dan provides you, the listener, with resources if you are interested in training for, or competing in highland games.Another great episode with one of the top professionals in his field! As always, share, comment, like, review and tell all your friends about Strength Chat!Introduction and background of guest [00:17] How is Kabuki Strength pushing the cause of Special Olympics Powerlifting forward? Check out our fundraising campaign in order to know more [01:58] What are Daniel’s achievements in highland games? [05:36] What do highland games involve? How can you become a highland games pro? [06:15] What is the typical background of athletes who end up performing in highland games? [07:43] How does Daniel train for highland games? [08:52] Are highland games a technique driven sport? Or, can you get away with pure strength training? [11:13] Is there a lightweight division in the highland games? Or, it is only the big guys who perform? [13:41] Daniel shares how he initially trained to get bigger in order to compete in the highland games [15:12] Daniel discusses how it is important to...

Subscribe to the podcast via iTunes, Stitcher, Google Play, or simply listen to it on this page using the media player above!!The strength and fitness industry has for too long been dominated by overly-tan, annoyingly-loud YouTube celebrities with less than factual content, aka broscience. Tune in to Strength Chat - hosted by a group of Coaches and Athletes with over 60 years of combined experience – as they talk fact, science, and strength with world-renowned strength, conditioning, and rehab professionals.Today's guest is Eric Helms, well-known coach, athlete, author, and educator. Tune in as our hosts take a dive deep into auto-regulation in what is probably our most technical discussion on the topic. This one is a great one for you strength science nerds!Eric has published multiple peer reviewed articles in exercise science and nutrition journals and writes for several fitness publications He’s taught undergraduate and graduate level nutrition and exercise science courses and is invited to speak internationally at academic and commercial conferences for fitness, nutrition and strength and conditioning. He has a BS in fitness and wellness, an MS in exercise science, a second masters in sports nutrition, a PhD in strength and conditioning, and is a research fellow for AUT at the Sports Performance Research Institute New Zealand.Introduction and background of guest [00:22] Eric shares how he ended up doing a PhD in autoregulation [08:31] What are the most common pitfalls in using autoregulation? [10:16] How is autoregulation useful in training athletes? [11:38] Which type of athlete benefits immensely from autoregulation? And, who does not? [13:43] Which are the different training templates and auto regulation tools that Eric utilizes? [17:05] Removing the misconception that autoregulation is a pullback tool [19:20] Is criticism of autoregulation justified? [20:45] Can you become a great lifter with little technique but lot of passion and hard...

Subscribe to the podcast via iTunes, Stitcher, Google Play, or simply listen to it on this page using the media player above!!The strength and fitness industry has for too long been dominated by overly-tan, annoyingly-loud YouTube celebrities with less than factual content, aka broscience. Tune in to Strength Chat - hosted by a group of Coaches and Athletes with over 60 years of combined experience – as they talk fact, science, and strength with world-renowned strength, conditioning, and rehab professionals.Today's guest is author, coach, and well known meathead Paul Carter! Paul owns and operates his own company Lift Run Bang and produces content for various platforms like T-Nation, EliteFTS, and Flex Magazine as well as his own. He is the co-author of the Maximum Muscle Bible and just recently released his Super Soldier Protocol. Paul is actually coming down to the Lab for a seminar he is hosting along with Christian Thibaudeau in August!Great episode with lots of talk about gains in the gym and in life.As always, please share, like, subscribe, and leave a review if you enjoy our show!Introduction and background of guest [00:18] Paul shares his Super Soldier protocol [13:32] Learn about Paul’s training philosophy [14:20] How did Paul gravitate towards a long term sustainable training approach? [15:37] “What you eat and not how much you eat is important” [19:28] If you have bad skin, what does it indicate? [21:26] Discussing how eating right has far greater benefits than simple cosmetic changes [22:43] How does your body react to carbohydrate depletion? [25:27] Does your libido have a bearing on your training quality? [26:15] The importance of taking care of your gut health [27:38] How does an athlete determine the right diet? [28:43] What is the right diet for men with an overly estrogenic look? We talk about controlling your...

Subscribe to the podcast via iTunes, Stitcher, Google Play, or simply listen to it on this page using the media player above!!The strength and fitness industry has for too long been dominated by overly-tan, annoyingly-loud YouTube celebrities with less than factual content, aka broscience. Tune in to Strength Chat - hosted by a group of Coaches and Athletes with over 60 years of combined experience – as they talk fact, science, and strength with world-renowned strength, conditioning, and rehab professionals.We are thrilled to host two LEGENDS on today's episode of Strength Chat! Kirk Karwoski - known as Captain Kirk - and Marty Gallagher, one of the best powerlifting coaches in the sport's history sit down with our hosts and reminisce on the golden age of powerlifting.Learn about how Marty coached Kirk, Ed Coan, and other world champions and hear interesting stories from the weight room as told by none other than Captain Kirk himself.An entertaining and informative listen, this episode is one you don't want to miss! As always, please like, comment, share, and tell all your friends about Strength Chat!Introduction and background of guests [00:20] Which are some of the illustrious athletes that Marty has coached over the years? [04:23] Marty shares details of his book, Purposeful primitive [07:30] Discussing importance of minimalism and going back to basics [07:58] Does more exercise necessarily result in better results? [09:01] How does Kirk work his legs? [11:48] Does the nature of your daily job affect your training regimen [13:14] How did Kirk and Marty train for the Nationals and Worlds? [15:28] How do Special Services and Navy train for absolute strength? [17:49] Discussing the difficulty of coaching powerlifters who rely on the internet for half-baked information [21:18] We discuss the current mind set of powerlifters who just want superfast gains [22:58] What are...

Subscribe to the podcast via iTunes, Stitcher, Google Play, or simply listen to it on this page using the media player above!!The strength and fitness industry has for too long been dominated by overly-tan, annoyingly-loud YouTube celebrities with less than factual content, aka broscience. Tune in to Strength Chat - hosted by a group of Coaches and Athletes with over 60 years of combined experience – as they talk fact, science, and strength with world-renowned strength, conditioning, and rehab professionals.Brian Carroll is no stranger to injury and rehab. After being assessed by Dr. Stuart McGill, he was told that he has one of the worst backs Dr. McGill has ever seen. The story doesn't end there however - and with the good doctor's help Brian was able to come back healthier than ever.Brian is also known for writing 10/20/Life as well as co-authoring The Gift of Injury with Dr. McGill. He is one of the top powerlifters of his generation and has loads of wisdom and knowledge to share with our listeners.Give it a listen, and as always - make sure to share with your friends and leave us a review. Introduction and background of guest [00:21] Brian details his various career achievements [06:28] Learn how Brian suffered a serious back injury which derailed his career [09:45] How did Stuart McGill help Brian recoup and get his career back on track? [10:35] Discussing the extent of Brian’s back injury [13:27] How did Brian manage to recover from his back injury? [14:37] Learn how bone callousing aided in Brian’s recovery [17:11] How did incorporating everyday walks into Brian’s training help him? [19:25] How long did Brian take to squat 1000 plus pounds after his injury? [21:35] How has Brian’s injury changed his training approach? [22:16] Has Brian become conservative in his training approach...

Subscribe to the podcast via iTunes, Stitcher, Google Play, or simply listen to it on this page using the media player above!!The strength and fitness industry has for too long been dominated by overly-tan, annoyingly-loud YouTube celebrities with less than factual content, aka broscience. Tune in to Strength Chat - hosted by a group of Coaches and Athletes with over 60 years of combined experience – as they talk fact, science, and strength with world-renowned strength, conditioning, and rehab professionals.Today's Strength Chat guest is Martin Bingisser, all the way from Switzerland! Martin is a hammer thrower and coaches the Swiss national track team. He worked alongside and under Anatoli Bondarchuk, known as one of the most successful throwing coaches of all time. Martin also publishes content online on his site - HMMRMedia, which is a great resource for coaches and athletes from many disciplines.As always - tune in, share with your friends, and stay strong of mind and body friends!Introduction and background of guest [05:28] Martin shares how he got associated with Anatoli Bondarchuk, one of the most successful throwing coaches of all time [07:45] Should professional lifters consider training for powerlifting? [09:02] Martin explains how Anatoli Bondarchuk classifies different exercises [10:52] What is the benefit of going specific with your exercises? [12:57] Does lifting more help you become a better thrower? [13:28] Discussing the importance of maintaining your priorities [15:15] Does an off season training session really differ from an in season training season? [17:54] Discussing the benefits of having a maintenance phase in order to realize gains [20:44] What are the different metrics for measuring throwing success? [21:41] Does being more analytical help in powerlifting [23:48] What are the factors that affect how far you can throw? [26:31] Why should you always aim for some variation in powerlifting? [27:58] What...

Subscribe to the podcast via iTunes, Stitcher, Google Play, or simply listen to it on this page using the media player above!!The strength and fitness industry has for too long been dominated by overly-tan, annoyingly-loud YouTube celebrities with less than factual content, aka broscience. Tune in to Strength Chat - hosted by a group of Coaches and Athletes with over 60 years of combined experience – as they talk fact, science, and strength with world-renowned strength, conditioning, and rehab professionals.This week's episode is a live Q&A Roundtable where we take questions from our live listeners and IG audience and answer them live. Sitting in for Dr. Rudolph is Coach Brady, the skinniest man to deadlift 700 pounds.As always, make sure to comment, leave a review, and of course tell your friends about us!How do you come back from deadlifting or squatting lower back tweak? [3:42] Importance of recognizing your capacity as a lifter [7:33] I’m 6’5. Training should be different than average, and I’ve spent 8 long years for 75 pounds. When I lean on my squats, it seems like nothing ever happens. Any thoughts on training a tall lifter? [11:00] Which are the correct muscles to be used in lower squatting? Quads and hamstrings are the only ones listed [18:01] What kind of training would help for a good morning squat? [24:58] I’m interested in a velocity training with the device. Can you share on how I can start building a profile on how I can implement in my workout regimen? Basically a one-on-one on how to get started.  [25:28] Learn how incorrect movement and variability in training affects velocity [29:50] Is it better to maintain lower body weight and body fat before a meet? [31:45] The importance of getting accustomed to a weight cut prior to a meet [36:05] Thoughts...