Podcast

30 Mar #66 – Jordan Peterson’s 12 Rules for Life: A Book Review Pt. 2

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/6424492/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 continue their conversation about the thought provoking and, of late, controversial psychologist and common sense advocate Jordan Peterson and his book 12 Rules for Life. Matt shares his recent experience doing mission...

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27 Mar #65 – The Deadlift

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/6412227/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]Last of the Big Four lifts (squat, bench press, press, deadlift), but certainly not least, the Deadlift is perhaps the purest test of strength. The deadlift is pulled off the floor from a dead stop,...

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23 Mar #64 – Jordan Peterson’s 12 Rules for Life: A Book Review Pt. 1

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/6399167/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 brave new territory on the podcast with their first book review, Jordan Peterson's 12 Rules for Life. In part one of this two-part episode, they walk through three of these rules and...

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20 Mar #63 – The Bench Press

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/6384029/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]Although we often refer to the Squat as the king of the lifts, and Deadlift perhaps the queen, it's undoubtedly the bench press which is most popular out in the world of commercial gyms. Chances...

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16 Mar #62 – Tales from Grandpa Reynolds

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/6371820/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]Scott and Matt talk to the patriarch of the Reynolds' family, his grandfather Reynolds. Mr. Reynolds talks about growing up in small town mid-century Missouri, the son of a quarryman. He reflects on the fiery...

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13 Mar #61 – The Press

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/6359694/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]Picking up a barbell and shoving it over one's head might be the most obvious thing to do with the object, to paraphrase Mark Rippetoe. Exactly how the shoving part happens...

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09 Mar #60 – Barbell Logic Extra: Story Time with Uncle Rip Part 2

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/6346634/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]Story time continues at Uncle Rip's house as Rip recounts his friendship with Tommy Suggs and his run-ins with numerous great lifters of yore at the 1980 IPF Worlds in Arlington, TX. Coach Rip reflects...

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06 Mar #59 – The Squat

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/6333909/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]Simply known as "The Squat," the low bar back squat, as it is otherwise known, is undoubtedly the king of all exercises. Matt and Scott discuss why the Squat deserves this lofty title, and deliver...

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02 Mar #58 – Story Time with Uncle Rip

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/6320040/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 sit down with Uncle Rip at his house in Wichita Falls to reminisce about life growing up in the Falls in the 1970's, including the infamous tornado which brought legendary strength coach...

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27 Feb #57 – Optimal vs Real Life

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/6304733/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]Training programs, including the novice LP in Starting Strength: Basic Barbell Training, are typically written with a critical assumption. They assume an ideal training schedule, and no missed training sessions. The reality for many lifters,...

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