Author: Scott Hambrick

15 Apr #166 – Cues for Building a BIG Press

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/9388367/height/100/width/480/thumbnail/no/render-playlist/no/theme/standard/tdest_id/558153" height="100" width="480" scrolling="no" allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen]The Press might just be the coolest lift, but it's also probably the most frustrating. Pressing is surprisingly technical, and requires the most adherence to technique at heavy loads; there's no "muscling up" a press...

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11 Apr #165 – Diagnosing Back Angles in the Squat

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/9347573/height/100/width/480/thumbnail/no/render-playlist/no/theme/standard/tdest_id/558153" height="100" width="480" scrolling="no" allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen]Get out your protractors, because it's time to talk about angles. Back angles in the squat, of course! As you know from the previous episodes on squat technique, an individual's back angle in a correct...

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08 Apr #164 – Don’t Fear the Barbell: Managing Your Mind Under the Bar

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/9286454/height/100/width/480/thumbnail/no/render-playlist/no/theme/standard/tdest_id/558153" height="100" width="480" scrolling="no" allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen]Whether it's from unracking a heavy squat, bringing a PR bench out of the hooks, or coming back to the bar after an injury, fear is something we all face at some point during strength...

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04 Apr #163 – Testosterone, Friendship, & Finding Purpose with Dr. David Puder

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/9260945/height/100/width/480/thumbnail/no/render-playlist/no/theme/standard/tdest_id/558153" height="100" width="480" scrolling="no" allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen]Matt and Scott are joined today by psychiatrist, podcaster, and lifter Dr. David Puder. Dr. Puder practices at the Loma Linda University Medical Center, where he is the medical director of a partial program and intensive...

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01 Apr #162 – Push the Floor: The Essential Deadlift Cue

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/9212708/height/100/width/480/thumbnail/no/render-playlist/no/theme/standard/tdest_id/558153" height="100" width="480" scrolling="no" allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen]We frequently refer to the deadlift as a "pull" or a "pull from the floor," but that's not entirely accurate. Muscles, of course, neither push nor pull, they simply contract, and even though we colloquially...

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28 Mar #161 – Training Economy: Time Saving Tips for the Gym

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/9168452/height/100/width/480/thumbnail/no/render-playlist/no/theme/standard/tdest_id/558153" height="100" width="480" scrolling="no" allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen]Matt and Scott discuss the importance of being efficient in the gym. Most folks have other things to do besides train, and anyone who's run through the bitter end of their LP has experienced a...

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25 Mar #160 – Essential Supplements: Creatine Explained with Robert Santana

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/9120074/height/100/width/480/thumbnail/no/render-playlist/no/theme/standard/tdest_id/558153" height="100" width="480" scrolling="no" allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen]"Uncle Bob" Santana returns to the podcast to discuss the third in the Holy Trinity of supplements: creatine. Creatine is one of the most studied supplements around, and consistently demonstrates a small but measurable performance...

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21 Mar #159 – Cultivating an Old School Ethos with Zach Even-Esh

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/9084572/height/100/width/480/thumbnail/no/render-playlist/no/theme/standard/tdest_id/558153" height="100" width="480" scrolling="no" allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen]Matt and Scott talk to powerlifter, wrestling coach, and author Zach Even-Esh about his strength and coaching journey and how he has looked back to the lifters of yore for inspiration. Zach is the founder...

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18 Mar #158 – Essential Supplements: Protein & BCAAs Explained with Robert Santana

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/9037385/height/100/width/480/thumbnail/no/render-playlist/no/theme/standard/tdest_id/558153" height="100" width="480" scrolling="no" allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen]Nutrition expert Robert Santana, RD (and soon to be PhD) joins the podcast again to talk about the Big 3 supplements: protein, BCAAs, and creatine. Today's episode covers protein and BCAA supplements. Most of us...

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14 Mar #157 – Personal Finance: Get Rid of Debt, Get Your Freedom Back

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/9000179/height/100/width/480/thumbnail/no/render-playlist/no/theme/standard/tdest_id/558153" height="100" width="480" scrolling="no" allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen]Matt and Scott have received numerous emails about personal finance questions, many related to Scott's philosophy on investing. While these are good questions, investing could be considered the "intermediate" phase of personal finance, and Matt...

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