Category Archives for "Barbell Life"

Breathing, Posture, and Movement with Arianna Hoffman – The Barbell Life 371

When I first heard about how many athletes were working on their breathing, I honestly wondered if it was a scam.

But after digging into the research… and after seeing the results that many have had…

Now I’m a believer.

And that’s just the tip of the iceberg on what we talked about with Arianna Hoffman.

So listen in to this podcast today to hear from Arianna all about movement, breathing, posture, planks, assessment, coaching certifications, and so much more.

JUST LAUNCHED: DATA DRIVEN "GOLD LEVEL" COACHING

Make the quickest and most dramatic progress possible with the expert coaching of Mash Elite... combined with cutting-edge data-driven decisions.

* Fully Customized Programming

* Unlimited Technique Analysis

*Data-Driven Athlete Monitoring

LISTEN IN TO TODAY’S PODCAST AS WE TALK ABOUT:

  • Mouth taping for better breathing, better sleep, and more gains
  • RKC planks as a teaching tool
  • The magic equation of pain
  • A simple but balanced program for all planes and movements
  • Charles Poliquin using step ups to reveal dangerous weaknesses
  • and more…

International Meets with Bobby Sirkis – The Barbell Life 370

We just got back from the Junior Pan Ams – and I had the chance to spend some time there with Bobby Sirkis.

This man is going places as a weightlifting coach.

So we get into the craziness that was the PanAms on this podcast… and how we handled the incredibly difficult challenge of having so many meets so close together.

JUST LAUNCHED: DATA DRIVEN "GOLD LEVEL" COACHING

Make the quickest and most dramatic progress possible with the expert coaching of Mash Elite... combined with cutting-edge data-driven decisions.

* Fully Customized Programming

* Unlimited Technique Analysis

*Data-Driven Athlete Monitoring

LISTEN IN TO TODAY’S PODCAST AS WE TALK ABOUT:

  • Using the Mash Method in the back room
  • Do they quit too soon?
  • The rising standards for women… and how far they’ve come
  • Brilliant meet concepts
  • The planning challenges of having three meets so close together
  • and more…

Army Football and Brilliant Programming with Brandon Reyes – The Barbell Life 369

I was so excited to talk with Brandon Reyes.

As a coach at West Point, I knew he would have some great insight to share.

But I was still blown away.

I love the programming knowledge bombs he was dropping – so check out this podcast and get ready to take notes.

JUST LAUNCHED: DATA DRIVEN "GOLD LEVEL" COACHING

Make the quickest and most dramatic progress possible with the expert coaching of Mash Elite... combined with cutting-edge data-driven decisions.

* Fully Customized Programming

* Unlimited Technique Analysis

*Data-Driven Athlete Monitoring

LISTEN IN TO TODAY’S PODCAST AS WE TALK ABOUT:

  • Doing heavy single leg work
  • Less conditioning and more speed
  • Data is magical if…?
  • Starting with Block Zero
  • Accommodating resistance during peaking
  • and more…

Your Questions Answered (and Team Update) – The Barbell Life 368

It’s time once again for my favorite type of podcast.

We get to the questions that YOU have asked.

I love talking with amazing guests, but I always wonder if the conversations I love are what listeners love.

But with these Q&A podcasts, we KNOW we’re helping people.

Plus we have a brief update on the incredible meet results that we’ve been seeing lately (and what we’ve learned from it).

JUST LAUNCHED: DATA DRIVEN "GOLD LEVEL" COACHING

Make the quickest and most dramatic progress possible with the expert coaching of Mash Elite... combined with cutting-edge data-driven decisions.

* Fully Customized Programming

* Unlimited Technique Analysis

*Data-Driven Athlete Monitoring

LISTEN IN TO TODAY’S PODCAST AS WE TALK ABOUT:

  • Constructing a powerbuilding program
  • Recommendations on not using pre-workout supplements?
  • Recovering from sore low backs
  • Training as you get older
  • How to train as a male cheerleader and rodeo athlete
  • and more…

Gym Culture and Combat for Kids with Josh Stanley – The Barbell Life 365

Josh Stanley and I go back a long way.

I remember working with him when he was one of my athletes. Now he trains my kids.

And along the way, he’s built a thriving business training kids and all ages in wrestling, MMA, and more.

STRENGTH UNIVERSITY VIDEO CURRICULUM

THE PERFECT WAY TO GROW IN KNOWLEDGE DURING THIS TIME OF SOCIAL DISTANCING

It's finally here... Learn about technique, programming, assessment, and coaching from a master. For strength coaches and for athletes, these 53 videos (7 hours and 56 minutes of footage) will prepare you to understand the main lifts for maximum performance and safety. Get ready to learn...

LISTEN IN TO TODAY’S PODCAST AS WE TALK ABOUT:

  • His brutal last fight and recovering from disc herniation
  • Coaching your own child is practically impossible
  • Mindset and motivation over technique
  • Gym culture and business growth
  • Do we want nice gyms… or Rocky III gyms?
  • and more…

Sean Rigsby on American Weightlifting and Tales of Glenn Pendlay – The Barbell Life 363

Now that weightlifting is getting geared back up post-COVID, we’ve got my good friend Sean Rigsby on the podcast today to talk all about what’s going on in American weightlifting.

And along the way, we also talked about some wild stories from the past about Glenn Pendlay and the MuscleDriver days.

Protocols for Aches and Pains, Muscular Imbalances & Recovery

Work Harder. Train Longer. Prevent Injury.

Prevent injury, reduce pain and maintain joint health with Travis's specific corrections for your individual muscular imbalances.

LISTEN IN TO TODAY’S PODCAST AS WE TALK ABOUT:

  • CRAZY high frequency experiments from Glenn Pendlay (10x a day?!?)
  • A separate S&C coach just for accessory work for weightlifters
  • CJ, Olivia, and stats
  • People over podiums – and the problems with many coaches
  • “Females are built for weightlifting.”.
  • and more…
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