15 Mar Dr. Jonathon Sullivan – The Barbell Prescription
(#201) Dr. Jonathon Sullivan, co-author of the ground-breaking and important new book, The Barbell Prescription, joins the podcast this week for a phenomenal session that’s not to be missed.
Dr. Sullivan is an MD, PhD and owner of Greysteel Strength & Conditioning where he specifically serves the “over 40” population. He has written and presented extensively on the topic of strength training and has a background as a researcher, as well as his medical expertise.
The Barbell Prescription may be one of the most important and comprehensive books ever written in the area of strength development – at any age. You’ll learn about this incredible book – and so much more – in this valuable interview with Dr. Sullivan.
Here’s what you’ll learn about in this week’s episode:
- Why he decided to serve the “over 40” population – and beyond
- The common misconceptions his clients have about barbell training
- The surprising reality of training the “older clientele”
- Why the loss of muscle mass is “catastrophic” for the aging
- Why strength training is beneficial for cardiovascular health
- How Dr. Sullivan approaches the aerobic system via strength training
- The real POWER of exercise as a medicine
- What is “narrowcasting” in relation to the education about strength?
- Learn the “big picture” of The Barbell Prescription
- Who he secretly hopes will pick up this book and read it
- Why the barbell is the ultimate tool for strength
- How he approaches mobility limitations with the older population
- A powerful “case study” with John (an 89 year old)
- Program considerations for the master’s athlete
- What we can learn from the “science of strength”
- The truth about the Valsalva maneuver
- What he says is the biggest mistake in barbell training
- Great closing advice and so much more…
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SHOW NOTES AND LINKS:
- The Barbell Prescription
- A Case Study with John
- The Valsalva and Stroke
- Starting Strength
- Starting Strength Online Coaching
- The Meditations by Marcus Aurelius
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