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Matt & CJ answer your coaching questions, including ACL tears, improving vertical jump, coaching blind lifters, and coaching obese lifters.    0:00 Introduction 2:51 Nutrition Questions from Strength Clients -what is your professional scope? know it... Details
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12 days ago
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Matt Reynolds, founder & CEO of Barbell Logic, takes a minute to reflect on not only what he is thankful this Thanksgiving but--as Barbell Logic turns 5 years old--he reflects & lays out Barbell Logic's core values and his commitment to them.  We he... Details
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13 days ago
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Scott & Matt discuss recovery and how you can improve your recovery, because though most people don’t give themselves enough stress others may go too far in the other direction and now recover enough, which ultimately holds them back from the gains t... Details
42:18
20 days ago
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Dr. Jonathan Sullivan joins Matt & Scott to discuss what we know about how strength training benefits the joins and how it affects joint health. You can find Sully’s YouTube channel here and his Greysteel’s website here.  Running actually puts more f... Details
39:19
25 days ago
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Scott & Matt discuss their training and nutrition at a specific point of time. Scott is adjusting to having sold Data Storage, and training and nutrition are in flux. Scott has lost some weight from his highest weight ever, but training is not his to... Details
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27 days ago
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In this re-release, Matt & Scott discuss strategies for programing your press--practical tips as well as the underlying principles. The press typically stalls before the other lifts. Fewer muscles contribute to the press and the smallest deviations f... Details
35:06
11/02/2021
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Jordan Harbinger, hugely successful podcaster and fascinating character in his own right, talks to Matt and Niki about his journey through involuntary hardship that he underwent a few years ago.  A few years ago, Jordan was on a different large podc... Details
56:36
10/26/2021
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Niki & Gillian pick up from Episode 381 Knowing & Remembering Your Whys to address the approach to successful sustainable nutrition with practical steps and actions meet your goals.  Gillian first address her approach to nutrition coaching (and this... Details
47:25
10/19/2021
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Niki Sims and Gillian Ward discuss why nutrition compliance trends so much lower than training compliance, why this is, and how you--as someone who has nutrition goals--might combat this and succeed toward or past your goals. Nutrition coaching is q... Details
39:25
10/14/2021
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Matt & Scott discuss the myth of maintenance and how this doesn’t really apply for people, despite what people often claim. Sometimes life prevents strength training from being a high priority, so you do your best. Work, injuries, vacation, etc. can ... Details
39:16
10/13/2021
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Matt & Scott discuss how to behave properly in a gym, because to many don’t respect the equipment or the people around them. Don’t be that guy (or gal). Take care of the equipment and put it back where you got it. Treat the equipment with the respect... Details
36:05
10/13/2021
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Matt and Scott discuss how you can save time in the gym, because we know (with rare exception) you lift to live not live to lift. LP workouts shouldn’t take that long. Early workouts should realistically take about 45 minutes. This will increase to 6... Details
33:40
10/12/2021
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Matt and Scott discuss why we warm up and how to properly warm up. Warm ups--like much with lifting--can come with lots of confusion and misinformation. First, why do we warm up? We warm up to warm up the tissues, so this is the general purpose of wa... Details
29:56
10/12/2021
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Matt and Scott discuss the master cue, a cue developed based on a basic understanding of biomechanics that can be used for many lifters. You cannot perform a squat correctly if the center of mass of the barbell-lifter system is not directly over the ... Details
30:47
10/07/2021
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Matt and Scott discuss whether you should get hyped for a lift. They tend to say no, unless you’ve practiced getting hype and your form is good. If your form isn’t locked in, don’t hype.  Also, there is an importance for regularity before lifts. Beca... Details
22:03
10/07/2021
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Matt and Scott discuss how to train older clients.  Barbell Logic’s age demographics tend to skew older, so the company and its coaches have lots of experience coaching older clients.  Depending on the age, almost everyone can deadlift. Many can squa... Details
39:42
10/06/2021
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Dr. Jonathan Sullivan joins Matt and Scott to discuss the merits and drawbacks of including the power clean in someone’s program. Who should perform it, and how do we evaluate if someone should or should not perform the power clean? Sully has 3 crite... Details
29:30
10/06/2021
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Scott and Matt discuss what is a cue and why good coaches give cues. You should only have to teach a lifter a lift once, but you will have to correct that person’s execution of the lift. Because we can’t as coaches lift the weight for the lifter, we ... Details
38:55
10/05/2021
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Matt and Scott discuss common pitfalls that novices make as they begin their strength journey.  First and foremost, many people lift with horrific form. You need to get your form right or pretty close. This either requires a coach or your needing to ... Details
35:27
10/05/2021
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Scott & Matt discuss what you have to have, what you should have, and what is nice to have in the world of strength training. First--it’s nice to have a home gym. It provides flexibility and convenience, though it admittedly takes an initial investme... Details
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