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The Bodybuilding.com Podcast

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Welcome to The Bodybuilding.com Podcast, the fittest podcast in the world. Each episode, we dive deep into the timely and the timeless in the worlds of strength, nutrition, motivation, and simply building a more epic life. Put your commute to good use by bringing along the only podcast guaranteed to give your smartphone a six-pack!
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Episode 95 - Kaleb Redden: Doc Thor talks TV, ''Titan Games,'' and meeting The Rock
For someone who doesn't watch a lot of TV, Kaged Muscle athlete and doctor of osteopathic medicine Kaleb Redden—aka Doc Thor—is going to be spending quite a bit of time on it. That's because this Hemsworth doppelganger is a contender on NBC's upcoming "Titan Games," a series where everyday heroes and professional athletes battle it out in epic physical challenges to find out who will reign supreme. The show is hosted by none other than Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, and as excited as we are to see the premiere, we're even more excited to catch up with Redden and see how this local fitness star has been handling competition behind the scenes and what we can all learn from his journey. ► Lessons from a Jacked Medical Doctor: bbcom.me/2MwPHlO Follow us on social media for daily fitness updates! Twitter | twitter.com/bodybuildingcom Facebook | www.facebook.com/Bodybuildingcom Snapchat | www.snapchat.com/add/bodybuildingcom Instagram | www.instagram.com/bodybuildingcom/ Pinterest | www.pinterest.com/Bodybuildingcom/ YouTube | www.youtube.com/user/bodybuildingcomvideo Spotify | spoti.fi/1NRebm0 Mobile Apps | bbcom.me/2d7tixc Bodybuilding.com | www.bodybuilding.com/podcast Also check out the Bodybuilding.com channel in the Apple News and Google News mobile apps.
54:17
July 9, 2020
Episode 93 - Kris Gethin Found a New Form of Intensity Training from Home
CEO of Kaged Muscle and longtime Bodybuilding.com athlete and contributor Kris Gethin shares his insights on how hardcore gym rats handle lockdown. Listen as he discusses intensity, mindfulness, motivation, and what it's like to train when your back is against a wall—or in his case, a tire. Learn which machines top-level bodybuilders just can't live without, and discover this pro's secrets to controlling your environment when it feels like your environment is controlling you. ► Kris Gethin's Coach Page: bbcom.me/2T79Hir ► Kris Gethin's 8-Week Hardcore Daily Video Trainer: bbcom.me/3dMvCU5 Follow us on social media for daily fitness updates! Twitter | twitter.com/bodybuildingcom Facebook | www.facebook.com/Bodybuildingcom Snapchat | www.snapchat.com/add/bodybuildingcom Instagram | www.instagram.com/bodybuildingcom/ Pinterest | www.pinterest.com/Bodybuildingcom/ YouTube | www.youtube.com/user/bodybuildingcomvideo Spotify | spoti.fi/1NRebm0 Mobile Apps | bbcom.me/2d7tixc Bodybuilding.com | www.bodybuilding.com/podcast Also check out the Bodybuilding.com channel in the Apple News and Google News mobile apps.
33:07
May 18, 2020
Episode 90 - No Stopping Now: How Kym Nonstop Deals with Quarantine, Cycling Indoors & Her Own Advice
Home Body creator and YouTube fitness sensation Kym Perfetto, aka Kym Nonstop, is no stranger to working out from home—but never like this. Like most of her fans and followers, she appreciates that social distancing means a lot of us have lost our fitness goals with the cancellation of all the races and competitions. But that's not stopping her, and she doesn't want it to stop you either. Learn why setting up an at-home workout plan is the smart thing to do right now and how to bulletproof your recovery and your nutrition to turn this fitness loss into a fitness opportunity. ► Follow Kym's at-home workout plan: bbcom.me/2L5F2O1 ► Ready to take the plunge and try the sneaky-hard Home Body workout plan for yourself? Download the BodyFit app to get all the follow-along workouts so you can get started today: bbcom.me/2L1DYLi Follow us on social media for daily fitness updates! Twitter | twitter.com/bodybuildingcom Facebook | www.facebook.com/Bodybuildingcom Snapchat | www.snapchat.com/add/bodybuildingcom Instagram | www.instagram.com/bodybuildingcom/ Pinterest | www.pinterest.com/Bodybuildingcom/ YouTube | www.youtube.com/user/bodybuildingcomvideo Spotify | spoti.fi/1NRebm0 Mobile Apps | bbcom.me/2d7tixc Bodybuilding.com | www.bodybuilding.com/podcast Also check out the Bodybuilding.com channel in the Apple News and Google News mobile apps.
29:03
May 18, 2020
Episode 89 - Hannah Eden: Staying in Control When Everything Feels Out of Control
In fitness, overload forces adaptation, and as fitness model and Body Pump owner Hannah Eden knows, adding that extra stress can actually be beneficial. As the creator of FYR—short for Find Your Reason—Eden knows it's hard to wake up and work out every day unless you have a reason to do it, especially in a time of social distancing. Yet now more than ever, Eden sees the opportunity to expose our weaknesses within ourselves and work through them to something better. Learn how Eden keeps herself and her clients motivated while the gym is closed, how anyone can eat healthily with an at-home garden, the best way to choose a kettlebell weight for your fitness level, and why quarantine eliminates all the excuses you thought you could hide behind. ► Try any one of Eden's plans by signing up for BodyFit today: bbcom.me/3bL42WF ► Take your workouts on the go by downloading the BodyFit app: bbcom.me/2VIAPGv ► FYR: Hannah Eden's 30-Day Fitness Plan: bbcom.me/2xhvQmE ► FYR 2.0: Hannah Eden's 8-Week Muscle-Building Fat-Loss Plan: bbcom.me/3bJIhGB ► Meet Hannah Eden: bbcom.me/2xeBA0l Follow us on social media for daily fitness updates! Twitter | twitter.com/bodybuildingcom Facebook | www.facebook.com/Bodybuildingcom Snapchat | www.snapchat.com/add/bodybuildingcom Instagram | www.instagram.com/bodybuildingcom/ Pinterest | www.pinterest.com/Bodybuildingcom/ YouTube | www.youtube.com/user/bodybuildingcomvideo Spotify | spoti.fi/1NRebm0 Mobile Apps | bbcom.me/2d7tixc Bodybuilding.com | www.bodybuilding.com/podcast Also check out the Bodybuilding.com channel in the Apple News and Google News mobile apps.
45:06
May 18, 2020
Episode 81 - Ashley Horner: ''I Want to Help Every Female Find Beauty in Their Strength.''
As a former Bodybuilding.com Spokesmodel winner, Ashley Horner has been a fixture of the fitness industry for nearly a decade. The former WBFF pro left physique competition behind and used her experience living on a military base to develop specialized training programs in her own unique and fierce style. These days, Horner uses her platform to help others, from performing 12 hours of burpees and running the perimeter of Haiti to swimming 200 miles in a pool or biking from Virginia Beach to Tulsa—all to raise funds and awareness for causes near and dear to her heart. She's learned how to balance being a mother, an athlete, an entrepreneur, and a work horse with her simple philosophy that fitness and hard work happens "every damn day." Follow us on social media for daily fitness updates! Twitter | twitter.com/bodybuildingcom Facebook | www.facebook.com/Bodybuildingcom Snapchat | www.snapchat.com/add/bodybuildingcom Instagram | www.instagram.com/bodybuildingcom/ Pinterest | www.pinterest.com/Bodybuildingcom/ YouTube | www.youtube.com/user/bodybuildingcomvideo Google+ | plus.google.com/+bodybuildingcom Spotify | spoti.fi/1NRebm0 Mobile Apps | bbcom.me/2d7tixc Bodybuilding.com | www.bodybuilding.com/podcast Also check out the Bodybuilding.com channel in the Apple News and Google News mobile apps.
1:00:01
February 26, 2020
Episode 79 - From Broken to Ripped: How Bands Rebuilt This Former Bodybuilder into a Self-Made Icon
James Grage always felt most comfortable in the gym, even if life wasn't always going his way. In his own words, "fitness was the only thing I had going on for me." But when this self-proclaimed gym rat suffered a devastating car accident that left both of his legs shattered, doctors told him it would be a struggle just to be able to take care of himself. Determined to prove he could do better, Grage regained his strength and range of motion and discovered a new way to rebuild his body and his strength: bands. Now, the founder of Undersun Fitness has left the gym behind and uses bands exclusively to maintain his size and physique, inspiring fellow bodybuilders and competitors to do the same. Follow us on social media for daily fitness updates! Twitter | twitter.com/bodybuildingcom Facebook | www.facebook.com/Bodybuildingcom Snapchat | www.snapchat.com/add/bodybuildingcom Instagram | www.instagram.com/bodybuildingcom/ Pinterest | www.pinterest.com/Bodybuildingcom/ YouTube | www.youtube.com/user/bodybuildingcomvideo Google+ | plus.google.com/+bodybuildingcom Spotify | spoti.fi/1NRebm0 Mobile Apps | bbcom.me/2d7tixc Bodybuilding.com | www.bodybuilding.com/podcast Also check out the Bodybuilding.com channel in the Apple News and Google News mobile apps.
1:45:37
December 19, 2019
Episode 77 - Born to Teach: Joelle Cavagnaro Uses Evidence-based Science to Make Fitness Easy
Like many of us, health and fitness coach Joelle Cavagnaro was a typical high school athlete who could get away with eating junk food as a teenager but soon found those skills didn't transfer to the all-you-can-eat buffets in college. After her own journey of weight gain, weight loss, and battling orthorexia, Cavagnaro knows firsthand you don't realize how much you don't know until you start to learn more. Armed with an M.S. in exercise physiology, Cavagnaro approaches fitness with a focus on what's been researched and proven and what our bodies really need. Be sure to follow us on social media for daily fitness updates! Twitter | twitter.com/bodybuildingcom Facebook | www.facebook.com/Bodybuildingcom Snapchat | www.snapchat.com/add/bodybuildingcom Instagram | www.instagram.com/bodybuildingcom/ Pinterest | www.pinterest.com/Bodybuildingcom/ YouTube | www.youtube.com/user/bodybuildingcomvideo Google+ | plus.google.com/+bodybuildingcom Spotify | spoti.fi/1NRebm0 Mobile Apps | bbcom.me/2d7tixc Bodybuilding.com | www.bodybuilding.com/podcast Also check out the Bodybuilding.com channel in the Apple News and Google News mobile apps.
1:17:40
November 26, 2019
Episode 74 - DocThor: ''I'm a Body Builder, not a Bodybuilder. I Want to Build my Body.''
Dr. Kaleb Redden (also known as DocThor for looking like a missing Hemsworth brother) is a doctor of osteopathic medicine based in Boise, Idaho, and the official doctor to Kaged Muscle, as well as being a Kaged Muscle athlete. A lifelong lifter who learned long ago that there is no substitute for strength and no excuse for lack of it, Redden is on a mission to communicate that health, exercise, and nutrition are inextricably linked. Learn his approach to extreme strength and endurance sports as both a physician and an athlete and how he encourages patients to make informed health decisions while still pushing their limits. Be sure to follow us on social media for daily fitness updates! Twitter | twitter.com/bodybuildingcom Facebook | www.facebook.com/Bodybuildingcom Snapchat | www.snapchat.com/add/bodybuildingcom Instagram | www.instagram.com/bodybuildingcom/ Pinterest | www.pinterest.com/Bodybuildingcom/ YouTube | www.youtube.com/user/bodybuildingcomvideo Google+ | plus.google.com/+bodybuildingcom Spotify | spoti.fi/1NRebm0 Mobile Apps | bbcom.me/2d7tixc Bodybuilding.com | www.bodybuilding.com/podcast Also check out the Bodybuilding.com channel in the Apple News and Google News mobile apps.
54:59
October 25, 2019
Episode 72 - Hannah Eden: ''Fitness is Not About Winning, It's About Moving''
From extremely rebellious kid to extremely fit rebel, Hannah Eden has always approached fitness on her terms. With fiery red hair to match her smoldering intensity and burning desire to work hard, this badass fitness coach has a badass approach to fitness. From live performances in Times Square to biking 868 miles around the coast of Iceland, Eden proves that when you find your reason, anything is possible. Be sure to follow us on social media for daily fitness updates! Twitter | twitter.com/bodybuildingcom Facebook | www.facebook.com/Bodybuildingcom Snapchat | www.snapchat.com/add/bodybuildingcom Instagram | www.instagram.com/bodybuildingcom/ Pinterest | www.pinterest.com/Bodybuildingcom/ YouTube | www.youtube.com/user/bodybuildingcomvideo Google+ | plus.google.com/+bodybuildingcom Spotify | spoti.fi/1NRebm0 Mobile Apps | bbcom.me/2d7tixc Bodybuilding.com | www.bodybuilding.com/podcast Also check out the Bodybuilding.com channel in the Apple News and Google News mobile apps.
1:29:47
September 11, 2019
Podcast Episode 66: Laura Phelps - ''If you let me lift, I will break a world record''
 A true legend in powerlifting and a pioneer in women's strength, Laura Phelps discusses how training to improve her physique accidently led her to discover her true passion: powerlifting. Gymnastics and marathon running had made her flexible and focused, but it was an unwavering confidence in her own abilities and heartfelt promise to a promoter that led Phelps to shatter world records right from the start. Strength, determination, and an abandoned department store all played a role in helping this one-time bodybuilder rise to the top of women's powerlifting.  Be sure to follow us on social media for daily fitness updates! Twitter | twitter.com/bodybuildingcom Facebook | www.facebook.com/Bodybuildingcom Snapchat | www.snapchat.com/add/bodybuildingcom Instagram | www.instagram.com/bodybuildingcom/ Pinterest | www.pinterest.com/Bodybuildingcom/ YouTube | www.youtube.com/user/bodybuildingcomvideo Google+ | plus.google.com/+bodybuildingcom Spotify | spoti.fi/1NRebm0 Mobile Apps | bbcom.me/2d7tixc Bodybuilding.com | www.bodybuilding.com/podcast Also check out the Bodybuilding.com channel in the Apple News and Google News mobile apps.
1:39:17
July 10, 2019
Episode 64: Scott Herman - Real World Fitness in The Era of Social Media
YouTube sensation and Real World alum Scott Herman knows there's no BS-ing on social media. After working his way up from maintenance to manager at his local gym and earning his personal training certification in the process, it didn't take long for this natural-born entrepreneur to see the value of YouTube when it was still in its infancy. Fast-forward a decade, and Herman has built an online fitness empire as one of YouTube's best-known authorities on exercise and fitness and a go-to guru for results-driven workouts. Be sure to follow us on social media for daily fitness updates! Twitter | twitter.com/bodybuildingcom Facebook | www.facebook.com/Bodybuildingcom Snapchat | www.snapchat.com/add/bodybuildingcom Instagram | www.instagram.com/bodybuildingcom/ Pinterest | www.pinterest.com/Bodybuildingcom/ YouTube | www.youtube.com/user/bodybuildingcomvideo Google+ | plus.google.com/+bodybuildingcom Spotify | spoti.fi/1NRebm0 Mobile Apps | bbcom.me/2d7tixc Bodybuilding.com | www.bodybuilding.com/podcast Also check out the Bodybuilding.com channel in the Apple News and Google News mobile apps.
42:49
May 21, 2019
Episode 63: Alyssa Ritchey - From the Farm to Weightlifting on the World Stage
Alyssa Ritchey started out as a hyperactive farm girl, then traveled through the gamut of sports including gymnastics, track and field, skateboarding, bikini, and CrossFit. Now she’s a record-setting weightlifter with the Olympic team in her sights. She shares her story and her blow-by-blow account of her most triumphant lifts! Be sure to follow us on social media for daily fitness updates! Twitter | twitter.com/bodybuildingcom Facebook | www.facebook.com/Bodybuildingcom Snapchat | www.snapchat.com/add/bodybuildingcom Instagram | www.instagram.com/bodybuildingcom/ Pinterest | www.pinterest.com/Bodybuildingcom/ YouTube | www.youtube.com/user/bodybuildingcomvideo Google+ | plus.google.com/+bodybuildingcom Spotify | spoti.fi/1NRebm0 Mobile Apps | bbcom.me/2d7tixc Bodybuilding.com | www.bodybuilding.com/podcast Also check out the Bodybuilding.com channel in the Apple News and Google News mobile apps.
1:00:24
May 14, 2019
Podcast Episode 62: Myree Bowden - The Underground Dunk King
Meet slam dunk specialist and new Team Bodybuilding.com athlete Myree Bowden. In a wide-ranging interview, he tells his story of life on the court, walks through the process of performing a slam-dunk moment by moment, and shares the training that has allowed him to keep growing his vertical jump even as he gets older. Of course, he also shares his all-time top five favorite dunkers. Be sure to follow us on social media for daily fitness updates! Twitter | twitter.com/bodybuildingcom Facebook | www.facebook.com/Bodybuildingcom Snapchat | www.snapchat.com/add/bodybuildingcom Instagram | www.instagram.com/bodybuildingcom/ Pinterest | www.pinterest.com/Bodybuildingcom/ YouTube | www.youtube.com/user/bodybuildingcomvideo Google+ | plus.google.com/+bodybuildingcom Spotify | spoti.fi/1NRebm0 Mobile Apps | bbcom.me/2d7tixc Bodybuilding.com | www.bodybuilding.com/podcast Also check out the Bodybuilding.com channel in the Apple News and Google News mobile apps.
1:05:30
April 30, 2019
Episode 61: Nick's Quest to Get a Grip
Is this the human race's most unlikely contender at a world championship strength event? Nick tells Heather how he happened into the sport of Armlifting and ended up representing the USA on the global stage. Be sure to follow us on social media for daily fitness updates! Twitter | twitter.com/bodybuildingcom Facebook | www.facebook.com/Bodybuildingcom Snapchat | www.snapchat.com/add/bodybuildingcom Instagram | www.instagram.com/bodybuildingcom/ Pinterest | www.pinterest.com/Bodybuildingcom/ YouTube | www.youtube.com/user/bodybuildingcomvideo Google+ | plus.google.com/+bodybuildingcom Spotify | spoti.fi/1NRebm0 Mobile Apps | bbcom.me/2d7tixc Bodybuilding.com | www.bodybuilding.com/podcast Also check out the Bodybuilding.com channel in the Apple News and Google News mobile apps.
28:05
April 1, 2019
Episode 60: How to Eat for Strength Without Budging the Scale
 "Weight gain" and "weight loss" tend to dominate fitness and nutrition conversations. But what if you want—or your sport demands—that the number on the scale doesn’t change all that much? Doug Kalman, PhD, RD, a researcher and dietician who has also competed in boxing, talks with Nick and gives him a no-BS lesson about how to eat for maximum strength gains and body re-composition. Listen up if you participate in a weight-classed sport, or just want to change your body without having to buy a whole new wardrobe! Be sure to follow us on social media for daily fitness updates! Twitter | twitter.com/bodybuildingcom Facebook | www.facebook.com/Bodybuildingcom Snapchat | www.snapchat.com/add/bodybuildingcom Instagram | www.instagram.com/bodybuildingcom/ Pinterest | www.pinterest.com/Bodybuildingcom/ YouTube | www.youtube.com/user/bodybuildingcomvideo Google+ | plus.google.com/+bodybuildingcom Spotify | spoti.fi/1NRebm0 Mobile Apps | bbcom.me/2d7tixc Bodybuilding.com | www.bodybuilding.com/podcast Also check out the Bodybuilding.com channel in the Apple News and Google News mobile apps.
1:11:06
March 20, 2019
Episode 51: Pauline Nordin - Lessons from 20 Years of Hard Training
The iconic fitness model and creator of The Fighter Diet reflects on her two-decade anniversary of moving heavy iron. She goes deep into her history, her recent struggles with injury, how she uses pot for recovery, and far more. Highlights: - Her first time going to the weight room, and the day she decided to become a bodybuilder (they're the same day) - Her long journey to find the right way to eat - How bodybuilding broke her heart - "So, I decided I wanted to be like a Jack LaLanne, but in female form." - "I like bodybuilding because you can't just buy it. And if you buy it you're going to lose it fast." - Why bodybuilding is "the perfect anti-aging routine" - Her 15-year buildup to a recent hamstring injury - Why she is wearing her injury on her sleeve and discussing it constantly - The challenges and fear that come with being on the shelf - "I feel bad for my body in hindsight, like, "I had you lift 250 lbs. deadlifts with a torn hamstring. I'm sorry. I didn't know. You should have told me!" - Why you won't find any naked pictures of her online - Why she stages 12-week challenges, even though she knows you can't totally transform in that time - Her thoughts on protein, carbs, and fasting - The difference between cheats and treats - How she became a believer in THC and pot for fit people - How she controls her pot use, and keeps it in perspective - Why she's opposed to vilifying sugar in particular - Why most women need to focus on muscle before they lose weight Be sure to follow us on social media for daily fitness updates! Twitter | twitter.com/bodybuildingcom Facebook | www.facebook.com/Bodybuildingcom Snapchat | www.snapchat.com/add/bodybuildingcom Instagram | www.instagram.com/bodybuildingcom/ Pinterest | www.pinterest.com/Bodybuildingcom/ YouTube | www.youtube.com/user/bodybuildingcomvideo Google+ | plus.google.com/+bodybuildingcom Spotify | spoti.fi/1NRebm0 Mobile Apps | bbcom.me/2d7tixc Bodybuilding.com | www.bodybuilding.com/podcast Also check out the Bodybuilding.com channel in the Apple News and Google News mobile apps.
1:23:55
October 16, 2018
Ep. 48: Paige Hathaway on Fitness, Fish & Flyover Country
Top fitness model and Instagram fit-star Paige Hathaway visits Bodybuilding.com headquarters in Boise to share her story. She talks with Nick and Heather about fitness challenges, pescatarian dieting, phone discipline, her fitness heroes, and plenty more.
42:12
August 28, 2018
Episode 23: Charles Staley - How to Lift to Stay Strong and Healthy at Any Age!
Strength coach Charles Staley offers up his hard-earned wisdom about how to balance strength, body composition, and overall health as the years go by. From programming to choosing movements to flexible dieting, he touches on everything you need to know to plan out your lifting life! Highlights: - How Charles changed his view on muscle and fat-loss at age 55 - Beginner's gains: they can happen at any age! - "Respect your age, but you shouldn't allow it to define you." - Is the deadlift the
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July 24, 2017
Episode 22: Lee Constantinou, The Relentless Competitor
WBFF pro bodybuilder Lee Constantinou went from lean martial artist to competitive bodybuilder in a matter of months, and has never looked back. He's taken to the stage 10 times in the past six years, and he shared his plan for how to get there, feel good doing it, and develop your crucial plan for afterward. Highlights: - How Lee transitioned from martial arts to bodybuilding, and how the two sports go hand-in-hand - Van Damme: the ultimate inspiration for a hybrid lifter - Videoing yourse
42:53
July 10, 2017
Journey For The Goblet Of Gains: Theme Song
Here we go! On a sunny morning in a quaint medieval forest, your journey begins as you cross the moat and enter the cavernous stone archway of Ye Olde Gym. Your guides, the Buff Dudes, meet you at the door, crack open your cranial cavity, and fill it with scoop after scoop of wisdom about proper form, programming, and how to live life to the buffest. You've got a long trip ahead of you, young one. So gird up your loins as you progress through the levels and worlds of this strange, muscular uni
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July 7, 2017
Episode 21: From 600 Pounds to the Stage with "Possible" Pat Brocco
Pat had been big forever—so big that he could gain 100 pounds in a little over a year and not even notice a difference. But then he turned his life around, one literal step at a time. On the verge of his first-ever competition, the star of Bodybuilding.com's popular YouTube series joins us to get real about life-changing transformations. Highlights: - How Pat got up to 600… and gained 100 lbs in a year and a half without noticing - What it's like seeing himself in people online every day -
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June 26, 2017
Episode 20: The Weird, Gritty World of Contest Prep
Heather Eastman, a former NPC competitor, coach, and judge, as well as a content editor for Bodybuilding.com, joins the show as co-host and digs deep into show prep. Are you thinking about aiming for the stage and wondering if it's the right for you? Start here, and then decide. Highlights: - Why glutes are, indeed, the new pecs. And The Rock's glutes in particular. - Is your personal training… personal? - "There's more to be gained from doing an exercise 80% correctly versus trying to get
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June 12, 2017
Episode 19: How to Earn Your Best-Ever Back Squat
In this info-packed episode, strength coach and doctor of physical therapy John Rusin, PhD, gives his step-by-step guide to earning your right to kneel before the throne of the so-called King of Lifts. Do these squat variations in this order, and do your back squat this way, and you'll never regret it! Highlights: - Back squats as a destination, not a starting place - Why to start with front squat variations rather than leap into back squats - Why the goblet squat isn't "the pussification o
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May 30, 2017
Episode 18: The Buff Dudes and the Eternal Journey for Gains
The clown princes of online fitness, aka Brandon and Hudson White, stop by to talk about their incredibly popular YouTube channel, their evolving approach to fitness education and satire, and their upcoming program and video series with Bodybuilding.com. Highlights: - Goodbye to Krissy! - The Buff Dudes origin story, 300-ish videos in - Their most popular videos are… - Navigating the line between humor and instruction - Where their new ideas come from - The dawn of the dudes - Brandon'
29:17
May 15, 2017
Episode 17: Kris Gethin - Meet the Man of Iron
You may know Kris Gethin the bodybuilder, but Kris Gethin the ultra-endurance athlete? That's a new one. But not only is the master of pain training to do an Ironman triathlon, he's doing it in a fraction of the time that athletes usually take. In this episode, Kris talks with us about what will surely be a wild ride. Highlights: - What a typical training day looks like right now. - The ultimate question: Why an Ironman? - How the typical triathlon training approach is a bad fit for Kris -
37:14
May 2, 2017
Episode 16: All About Caffeine - What Every Lifter Needs to Know
Fill up the cup and listen to Krissy Kendall, Ph.D. tell us everything we should know about the world's most popular drug. Are you trying to match your caffeine intake to your physique or training goals? Here's what you need to know! Highlights: - What happens in your body when you ingest caffeine, and how soon the effects "peak" - Caffeine primes your body to use fat as fuel? It's true! - Why caffeine is the most legit ingredient in your fat-burner - What half-life means, and what it shou
53:06
April 24, 2017
Episode 15: The Ins And Outs Of Ketogenic Dieting For Athletes - Part 2
Welcome back to part 2 of our keto podcast with EAS athlete Jason Wittrock and Chief Science Officer for EAS Dr. Steve Hertzler. Today we dive into all things keto-adaptation! Highlights: - What it feels like when you’re finally keto-adapted - The effects of the ketogenic diet on mental clarity and appetite - Endurance training on the ketogenic diet - Why keto isn't the optimal diet for adding big-time muscle quickly - Jason Wittrock's introduction to ketogenic dieting - Keto cycling -
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April 17, 2017