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662 - Nutrition - Nutrition Diary Review

662 - Nutrition - Nutrition Diary Review

July 4, 2020

In today's podcast we review a current clients nutrition diary.  We discuss the mistakes they're making and the proper corrections.  This is a great learning opportunity for all people to learn more about how to analyze and address their own nutritional habits. 

661 - Trainer Education - IG Live Session - 07-01-20

661 - Trainer Education - IG Live Session - 07-01-20

July 3, 2020

In today's podcast we listen in on a recent IG Live session!  In the session we discuss diet tracking, how to strengthen weak abs, how to program front squats vs safety squat bar, benefits of others helping to identify our own cognitive blind spots, and ways to improve accountability.

660 - Mindset - My Worst Podcast Ever

660 - Mindset - My Worst Podcast Ever

July 2, 2020

Today, I made my worst podcast ever!!!  But, it was on purpose!  Listen in to find out why!

659 - Training - Big & Small - You Need Them All

659 - Training - Big & Small - You Need Them All

July 1, 2020

In training for any goal there is a need to balance aspects of training for all goals.  Doing too much of one thing will actually limit your progress.  In today's podcast we discuss the need for addressing both big and small movements correctly in your training to ensure the best results.

Past Podcasts Referenced:
#407 - Training - The Importance and Benefits of Warm Ups

658 - Nutrition - Diet Tracking - Getting the Most from the Least

658 - Nutrition - Diet Tracking - Getting the Most from the Least

June 30, 2020

When tracking diets whether the diet is for fat loss, muscle building, athletic performance, etc... what's the least we can track but still get the most in regards to our desired results?  In today's podcast we cover than concept AND give specific answers YOU can use right away!

Past Podcasts Referenced:
#41 – Nutrition – Diet Right – What Matters Most
#249 – Nutrition – Meal Timing
#329 – Nutrition – Meal Frequency Effects on Diets

657 - Trainer Education - When Progressive Overload Won’t Progress

657 - Trainer Education - When Progressive Overload Won’t Progress

June 29, 2020

Have you hit a plateau?  Can't seem to move up in weight or increase reps?  Everything feels stalled out?  In today's podcast we discuss how to push past these plateaus and continue on your way to increased awesomeness!!!

Past Podcasts Referenced:
#334 – Training – Priming vs Pre-Exhaust

656 - Mindset - Stop Trying to be Perfect

656 - Mindset - Stop Trying to be Perfect

June 29, 2020

In our efforts to be perfect we often limit ourselves.  We limit our best results in the gym, and we limit our best results in life.  Today we discuss why it's so important to leave perfection behind and embrace the messy mistakes of life.

655 - Training - Head Placement vs Neck Alignment

655 - Training - Head Placement vs Neck Alignment

June 27, 2020

When performing big lifts such as the squat and deadlift, the positioning of one's head is an often debated topic.  In today's podcast we take a deeper look into this debate and provide a way for YOU to find YOUR best position!

654 - Nutrition - Tracking Protein vs Carbs & Fats

654 - Nutrition - Tracking Protein vs Carbs & Fats

June 26, 2020

In today's podcast we discuss why protein is often tracked in grams per day whereas carbs and fats are often tracked in calories towards a daily total.  We also discuss the importance of timing when it comes to protein and how to decide per meal whether you should focus on carbs or fats to go along with the protein.

Past Podcasts Referenced:
#21 – Nutrition – Carbs – Good or Bad?
#29 – Nutrition – If I Eat Fat Will I Get Fat?
#33 – Nutrition – How Much Protein Do I Need?
#277 - Nutrition - Setting Up a Meal Plan

653 - Trainer Education - IG Live Session - 06-24-2020

653 - Trainer Education - IG Live Session - 06-24-2020

June 25, 2020

In today's podcast we join an IG Live Session that is hosted every week on Brutal Iron Gym's Instagram account.  In this session we cover the process of muscle damage, the effects of food digestion rates on aesthetics and cravings, and how to correctly select an exercise substitute.