Brutal Iron Gym
569 - Trainer Education - Break Your Bubble

569 - Trainer Education - Break Your Bubble

March 26, 2020

In today's podcast we discuss the benefits of being forced into a change and how to use that change for betterment as a trainer.

Past Podcasts Referenced:
#334 – Training – Priming vs Pre-Exhaust
#433 – Training – Exercise Selection – Part 1
#559 – Training – At Home Workout

568 - Mindset - Brutal Honesty - Fix You First

568 - Mindset - Brutal Honesty - Fix You First

March 25, 2020

Do you find yourself judging others actions, wanting for others to change, always angry at others for the effects they're having on your life?  In today's podcast we discuss how to change your focus to help change your mindset so you can live healthier, happier, and more in control. 

567 - Training - Weight Selection for Warm Ups and Working Sets

567 - Training - Weight Selection for Warm Ups and Working Sets

March 24, 2020

In today's podcast we discuss how to select the right weights for both warm up and working sets of exercises.  We discuss what needs must be met and how those needs are approached differently depending on the weight load of the exercise.  Knowing how to select the right weights will not only help you to stay safe, but also to maximize your performance and results!!!

Past Podcasts Referenced:
#70 – Training – Importance of Progressions
#110 – Training – Training Volume – Homework Analogy

566 - Nutrition - Liquid Meal Replacements

566 - Nutrition - Liquid Meal Replacements

March 23, 2020

If you're using liquid calories to replace whole food meals this is definitely a podcast you want to listen to!!!  There are definitely pros to using liquid calories, however, there are some cons, and possibly those cons are causing you to struggle, feel defeated, and wanting to quit your diet.

Past Podcasts Referenced:
#249 – Nutrition – Meal Timing
#329 – Nutrition – Meal Frequency Effects on Diets

565 - Trainer Education - Adversity is Opportunity

565 - Trainer Education - Adversity is Opportunity

March 22, 2020

In today's podcast we discuss the mindset needed when facing adversity.  How can we use today's challenges to make us stronger for tomorrow's?

Past Podcasts Referenced:
#561 - Trainer Education - Being Flexible While Still Getting Results

564 - Mindset - Injury Recovery Process

564 - Mindset - Injury Recovery Process

March 21, 2020

In today's podcast we cover 5 tips to help you successfully navigate the injury recovery training process.  How to rebuild yourself BETTER than before!!!

Past Podcasts Referenced:
#30 – Training – Muscle Cardio – How to Lose Fat Without Losing Muscle
#217 – Training – Why Changing Technique Sometimes Makes You Weaker
#350 – Training – Accessories & Strength Progressions for Squat Bench & Deadlift
#427 – Training – Technique is the Limiting Factor

563 - Training - Peaking Workout Intensities

563 - Training - Peaking Workout Intensities

March 20, 2020

In your workouts, do you pay attention to when the highest intensity peak occurs?  Do you pay attention to whether you have one or two?  Do you pay attention to what kind of peaks you have, whether they're cardio-peaks or strength-peaks... and how close they are to each other in timing and what effect that has on overall performance vs adaptation stimulus intensity?  Does reading all of this make you feel confused?  hahaha  Listen to today's podcast for clarity AND how to step up the intensity of your training for better results!

Past Podcasts Referenced:
#30 - Training - Muscle Cardio - How to Lose Fat without Losing Muscle

562 - Nutrition - It Doesn’t Have to be Perfect

562 - Nutrition - It Doesn’t Have to be Perfect

March 19, 2020

When wanting to improve your nutritional habits don't aim for perfection!!!  It's unlikely you'll be able to switch from bad, inconsistent habits, to everyday perfection overnight.  Instead, use the steps we present in today's podcast to improve your habits from crap to not so crappy, haha, rather than focusing on perfection only to be disappointed and demotivated when it's not sustainably possible.

561 - Trainer Education - Being Flexible While Still Getting Results

561 - Trainer Education - Being Flexible While Still Getting Results

March 18, 2020

When a client's "normal routine" changes how can we as trainers lead them through the process of accepting change without falling behind on their goals?  In today's podcast we cover 5 steps you can take to help motivate your clients and keep them on track!!!

560 - Mindset - Pushing On in Uncertain Times

560 - Mindset - Pushing On in Uncertain Times

March 17, 2020

When everything is changing around you, it doesn't mean anything needs to change within you.  You still have control over your thoughts and your actions.  In today's podcast we discuss how to stay the course with your training and nutrition plans when life's plans are uncertain.