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08 Nov #123 – Matt and Scott Answer Your Questions: Q&A #4

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/7394555/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 answer your questions in Q&A #4. Listeners submitted questions via email and Instagram and the boys will tackle them over the course of several episodes.   This week they answer: Donald...

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05 Nov #122 – Starting Strength vs Powerlifting

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/7395614/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]Many people unfamiliar with Starting Strength and strength training in general confuse barbells with powerlifting. Similarly, powerlifters often criticize Starting Strength as a "bad" program for powerlifting. A misunderstanding of the core principles of Starting...

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01 Nov #121 – Matt and Scott Answer Your Questions: Q&A #3

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/7309112/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 answer your questions in Q&A #3. Listeners submitted questions via email and Instagram and the boys will tackle them over the course of several episodes. They also read some podcast reviews (good...

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29 Oct #120 – Lessons Learned from Training Older People

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/7344086/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]One question received in the recent Q&A sessions deserved its own episode. A listener wrote in with the question (paraphrased): what kind of R&D are you working on as coaches? Matt explores the question by...

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25 Oct #119 – Matt and Scott Answer Your Questions: Q&A #2

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/7305875/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 answer your questions in Q&A #2. Listeners submitted questions via email and Instagram and the boys will tackle them over the course of several episodes.   This week they answer: What...

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22 Oct #118 – All Roads Lead to Block Periodization Programming

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/7264937/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 Episode #116, Advanced Programming Methods for Strength, Matt and Scott discuss the intricacies of block programming and their preferred templates.     Need a preworkout, but hate the taste of artificial sweeteners? Check out...

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18 Oct #117 – Matt and Scott Answer Your Questions: Q&A #1

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/7223915/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 answer your questions in the first ever podcast Q&A. Listeners submitted questions via Instagram and the boys will tackle them over the course of several episodes.   This week they answer: ...

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15 Oct #116 – Advanced Programming Methods for Strength: An Intro

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/7181543/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 touched on advanced programming a few times during the show -- most notably with Andy Baker's approach to advanced programming in episode #104 -- and today they walk through their own...

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11 Oct #115 – What is RPE? And Why You Don’t Need It (If You’re a Novice)

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/7154322/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 dive into the concept of RPE, or Rate of Perceived Exertion. Popularized by powerlifter and coach Mark Tuscherer, RPE refers to a numerical descriptor (between 1 and 10, though only 6-10 apply...

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08 Oct #114 – Accessory Lifts for the Advancing Lifter

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/7139583/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 address accessory lifts and how they fit into a well-designed training program. As Matt says, supplemental lifts -- which he first discussed in Episode 21 -- are variants that closely resemble the...

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