Podcast

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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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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