(#93) I've got a personal story to share with you this week on the podcast.
Several years ago I had a major back injury that had me literally incapacitated as a young adult.
It was a training related injury and also a major lesson that was a turning point in my life.
What was one of the worst life experiences I've ever gone through ended up transforming me in so many ways.
"Irontamer" Dave Whitley is this week's podcast guest.
Dave is the author of a great new book titled, "Taming The Bent Press." You'll learn all about the new book in this week's show.
Dave is a Master (SFG) Kettlebell Instructor with StrongFirst and professional strongman and in this episode, you'll learn all about one of the most misunderstood lifts of all-time, the highly effective Bent Press.
Personally, I'm a huge fan of the Bent Press and in this session you'll get everything you need to know about why this lift is important and how to get started the right way.
Nate Miyaki is this week's podcast guest.
Nate is an author, athlete, nutrition expert, and public speaker.
You'll hear about his approach to optimizing body composition, his "old school" training style, and how he thinks about nutrition.
And, he's got a great new book out titled "Rise Above - 7 Strategies To Crush Adversity" which you'll hear about in the interview.
In this week's episode, I'll share my big takeaways from the most recent StrongFirst Level 2 kettlebell certification.
It was an amazing experience and I'll tell you all about it in this week's show.
No matter where you are in your training, I'll share 5 key lessons that will help you improve your training right now.
What is the StrongFirst kettlebell certification all about? I'll share my personal experience and also tell you about a proven pathway to training success, no matter what path you chose.
Here's what you'll learn this week:
NY TimesBest-Selling AuthorRobb Wolf is the featured guest on this week's podcast.
Robb is the author of the best selling book, "The Paleo Solution"and he's considered one of the world leaders in Paleo nutrition.
He's a podcaster, seminar leader, and renowned expert in the area of Paleolithic nutrition where he's transformed the lives of thousands.
In this week's show, we discuss a wide range of topics with key insights.
NY Times Best-Selling Author and Creator of MobilityWOD.com, Dr. Kelly Starrett joins me this week for an amazing interview discussing his NEW book, "Ready to Run."
Kelly's a return guest on the podcast and I'm really excited to have him come back to talk about the new book, as well as other great topics in performance and injury prevention.
"Running is a compound, functional movement that we were designed to do in daily life." This is a great reason why you need to check out this interview.
Kelly's a pioneer and an innovator with what he's doing to revolutionize human performance.
Here's some of what you'll hear about this week:
Kettlebell training and the hormonal response to exercise is the topic of this week's podcast.
There's a brand new cutting edge study that was just published looking at the acute hormonal response to the kettlebell swing.
I'll break down this study and share the big takeaways around understanding the physiological changes that occur following a training session.
This is another important scientific study which helps us better understand the benefits of strength training and, specifically, the kettlebell swing exercise.
Bodyweight training is the topic of this week's podcast.
In this week's episode, I'll share my 10 favorite bodyweight exercises.
You might be surprised by what made the list, but I consider these the "fundamentals" in bodyweight exercise.
Here's what you'll hear about this week:
Learn 5 specific ways to maximize your kettlebell press strength in this week's podcast.
The 1/2 bodyweight kettlebell press is powerful demonstration of brute strength.
Since I've had so many questions about how to get stronger with the press, I wanted to take some time and discuss specific programs and methods that have worked for me that will get you stronger.
There are many ways to increase press strength, but these are the 5 things that have been most successful to consistently conquer the 1/2 bodyweight kettlebell press.
Zach Even-Esh is the author of the NEW book, "The Encyclopedia of Underground Strength and Conditioning."
Zach is well known in the fitness industry as he's the Founder of the Underground Strength Gym, Creator of the Underground Strength Coach certification, and he's passionate and authentic in his approach to strength and conditioning.
You'll learn all about his great new book and the "Underground" approach to strength training in this "no fluff" interview session.