Author: Scott Hambrick

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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11 Mar #156 – The Knees Out Cue: Fixing Knee Cave and Slide in the Squat

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/8954525/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 explore the reasoning and application of the "knees out" component of the Squat and Deadlift model in Starting Strength. While knees out is an important element in the teaching model, we need...

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07 Mar #155 – Reflections on the Arnold Classic 2019

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/8905928/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]Following this weekend's Arnold Classic 2019 -- a panoply of strength sports, bodybuilding, and fitness industry players -- Matt and Scott sat down over coffee to shoot the breeze and discuss some of the weekend's...

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04 Mar #154 – Searching for the A-ha Moment: Coaching vs Teaching

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/8865308/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 nature of learning and how it applies to effective coaching and teaching. They emphasize that coaches and teachers serve as guides during the process of instruction, in our case, leading...

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28 Feb #153 – Whiskey Talk with Robert Santana

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/8816429/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 take a break from programming to revisit a cherished subject -- whiskey. Frequent guest and fellow whiskey connoisseur Robert Santana returns to offer his opinions. We'll be hearing more from "Bobtana" in the...

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25 Feb #152 – How to Manage Unproductive Stress

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/8780990/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]In the MED Toolbox and SRA episodes, Matt and Scott discussed strategies for managing stress: the good kind of stress -- training stress. Unfortunately, for most adults training stress is not the only kind of...

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