Author: Scott Hambrick

27 Apr #171 – Bonus Q&A Short #2

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/9548918/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 back with another round of Q&A, this time in a new weekly installment. These episodes will be short and sweet, about 15 minutes, addressing your questions. If you'd like to ask...

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25 Apr #170 – The 4 Rules of Personal Finance with Jesse Mecham (You Need A Budget)

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/9524228/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]Building on the personal finance episode that aired as #157, which focused on getting rid of debt, Matt and Scott talk to Jesse Mecham, the founder of You Need A Budget as well as an...

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22 Apr #169 – Back to Basics: How to Get Strong with Matt & Scott on the Distilled Man Podcast (rebroadcast)

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/9476387/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]Barbell Logic started as a logical, systematic walk through the basics of strength training, starting with the question: why strength? Since then we've branched out to all aspects of training, from novice to advanced, rehab...

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20 Apr #168 – BONUS Q&A Short #1

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/9393986/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 back with another round of Q&A, this time in a new weekly installment. These episodes will be short and sweet, about 15 minutes, addressing your questions. If you'd like to ask...

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18 Apr #167 – Gym Etiquette for the Civilized Bro

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/9440672/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]Those who have listened for a while know that we here at Barbell Logic are big proponents of the home gym. It absolves you of having to witness the travesties of Big Box commercial gyms,...

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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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