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Team Franco Podcast

Team Franco Podcast

By Joe Franco
A look at the world of fitness and bodybuilding with an unbiased opinion. THE TRUTH IN BODYBUILDING and FITNESS.
Reaching physique goals with a healthier and practical approach
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TFB Podcast #5 - What to do before you are 3 months out from a contest!

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My favorite body parts to train, and least favorite along with exercises. TFB Podcast: #32
 In this episode I give you the insights on why I like training certain body parts over other and some of my favorites exercises.
21:41
March 3, 2021
My favorite training split and why I think its best! TFB Podcast: #31
My favorite training split and why I think its best! I cover the details of exercises that I am currently doing and some of my favorite techniques. 
26:15
February 24, 2021
Women's Physique Divisions! (what are they and how they evolved) TFB PC#30
Women's Physique Divisions! (what are they and how they evolved)  TFB PC#30. An overview through my eyes and experience over the years.
19:01
February 17, 2021
Posing: How to bring it together and what I cover in class. TFB Podcast #29:
TFB Podcast #29:  Posing (some of the details I cover in my classes)  In this podcast I go over not only the importance of posing but the finer aspects to posing and the proper approach.
28:59
February 10, 2021
TFB Podcast #28: What variables are best for keeping track of your progress?
Today I go over a  few variables for tracking progress and their benefits along with negatives.  There are many too choose from so you need to decide which are best for you.
26:02
January 30, 2021
TFB Podcast #27: SUPPLEMENTS! - My experience and personal opinions.
TFB Podcast #27:  SUPPLEMENTS!  - My experience and personal opinions.  Today I cover to the first products I used, to getting sponsored and owning my own company.   Just my opinions so take it for what its worth.
20:21
January 23, 2021
TFB Podcast #26: Why first time competitors may not get as lean as they want to?
Why first time competitors may not get as lean as they want to?   Through my years of coaching, I have learned  that the body  will only go so far and its OK, because competing is about evolving.  
16:33
January 16, 2021
TFB Podcast #25: Slow and steady wins the race?
Slow and steady does win the race and so does riding a low wave to success. 
11:13
January 9, 2021
TFB Podcast #24: I am back, and thoughts about entitlement/legacy in the world of bodybuilding.
I am back, and thoughts about entitlement/legacy in the world of bodybuilding..  Time have change this year and hoping  to see things for the better come 2021.  
18:33
October 25, 2020
TFB Podcast #23: Men's Physique Divisions - What are they and how they changed over the years!
Men's Physique Divisions - What are they and how they changed over the years!  My view and breakdown of three men's competition divisions, bodybuilding, men's physique and classic physique.. 
21:41
May 27, 2020
TFB Podcast #22: What weight training split is best for you?
What weight training split is best for you? In today's podcast I go over the variety of weight training splits that can be utilized according to your level of fitness and goals.
23:26
May 17, 2020
TFB Podcast #21 – Years of Balance = PROGRESS!
TFB Podcast #21 – Years of Balance = PROGRESS!     Want to learn how to evolve and grow, balance is the key to making gains in and out of the gym.
16:39
May 5, 2020
TFB Podcast #20 – How do you handle Challenges, and why people succeed!
TFB Podcast #20 – How do you handle Challenges, and how people succeed! Are you going to step up to the plate or sit on the bench when times get tough?  Train the mind and body to handle what is thrown at you.
16:57
April 26, 2020
TFB Podcast #19 – 4 Characteristics for Success in and out of the gym.
TFB Podcast #19 – 4 Characteristics for Success in and out of the gym.  Recognizing and putting them into place will greatly benefit you when it comes to reaching your fitness goals.
15:50
April 18, 2020
TFB Podcast #18 – What is winning? And the daily grind!
TFB Podcast #18 – What is winning? And the daily grind! What you do everyday will add up, take advantage of your time to make the day count.  
13:30
April 13, 2020
TFB Podcast #17 – Free Weight Pull Day (Back, Biceps) Workout, my favorites, and details
 Free Weight Pull Day (Back, Biceps) Workout, my favorites, and details.  I also cover rest between sets and condensing this to  a 2 day split.
15:12
April 3, 2020
TFB Podcast #16 – Free Weight Push Day (Chest, Shoulders, Triceps) Workout, my favorites and ideal split
 Free Weight Push Day Workout, my favorites and ideal split  Training the chest, shoulders and triceps.
15:10
April 3, 2020
TFB Podcast #15 – Free Weight Lower Body Workout, my favorites and ideal split.
 Free Weight Lower Body Workout, my favorites and ideal split that I would suggest if you were my client. First of 3 podcasts that will cover a 3 - day split that you can do with barbells and dumbells.
16:08
March 31, 2020
TFB Podcast #14- When a goal is postponed, you can still make the best of it.
When a goal is postponed, you can still make the best of it. Its sucks when things get cancelled, but you still have the opportunity to make the best of it with the right frame of mind, and to build character. 
10:47
March 22, 2020
TFB Podcast #13- How to train at home with minimal equipment and what to buy.
TFB Podcast #13- How to train at home with minimal equipment and what to buy. For the times you can't make it to the gym, you still can be training the body and have control!
11:05
March 17, 2020
TFB Podcast #12- Sportsmanship and What Type of Competitor are You? (how to handle winning and losing)
Competing and Sportsmanship...  how will you handle if you lose or win a contest or does it even matter.  Today we talk about having the right mindset to handle both along with what type of competitor you might be.
18:25
March 10, 2020
TFB Podcast #11- Diet Exit Plan Part 2 (What should your ideal weight gain be after you reach a goal/compete?)
What should your ideal weight gain be after you reach a goal.   My thoughts on Bulking and Staying lean between competitions and what I feel the ideal situation is somewhere in the middle.
10:38
March 6, 2020
TFB Podcast #10 - Diet Exit Plan? (Strategies on how handle your diet after reaching your goals)
Diet Exit Plan?   What is an Exit Plan and Strategies on how handle your diet after reaching your goals) One of the least talked about topics is how to handle your diet after you compete and reach a goal. In this podcast I go over how to apply a few strategies on how to listen the blow and reduce the rebound many have. 
17:00
March 2, 2020
TFB Podcast #9 – Top 5 Coolest Reasons to Compete in Bodybuilding!
TFB Podcast #9 – Top 5 Coolest Reason to Compete! Today is a shorter podcast but very informative when it come to talking about what is cool about competing!
10:59
February 28, 2020
TFB Podcast #8 – Top 5 Mistakes people make when deciding to compete in a bodybuilding contest.
Top 5 Mistakes people make when deciding to compete - Today we go over the common mistakes people will make when they  decide to compete.   Listen to learn on what not to do!
17:02
February 19, 2020
TFB Podcast #7 – Top 5 benefits of using a physique coach and what to look for!
Top 5 reasons to hire a physique coach and what to look for! Today we go over what I feel are 5 good reason/benefits for hiring a coach and what to look for when you  are researching. 
15:54
February 14, 2020
TFB Podcast #6 – How to pick a physique competition? (4 key factors)
Today we go over some factors that will help you decide on the right competition for you!
15:44
February 7, 2020
TFB Podcast #5 - What to do before you are 3 months out from a contest!
What do to before you are 3 months out from a contest? Today I cover the importance of how to use the time before you decide to compete.
18:20
January 31, 2020
TFB Pocdast #4 - Consistency is king and "Hardcore diet/coaching"
Today we dive it what really is needed to achieve when dieting and what I think is most optimal.   And also lay down my feelings about hardcore diets.
13:01
January 24, 2020
TFB Podcast #1 (Building habits, not goals)
(Building habits, not goals)
07:05
January 18, 2020
TFB Podcast #2 (Training to get better)
(Training to get better)
09:43
January 18, 2020
TFB Podcast #3 – (Top 10 Habits of Successful Bodybuilders) My review of an article!
Today we review an article that popped up on my Google news feed.  Is it trusted?
15:48
January 18, 2020