Category «Health & Fitness»

Thom Tombs and Craig Hubert – The Resistance Exercise Conference 2019 (#202)

Thom Tombs and Craig Hubert

In March 2019, Thom Tombs, Craig Hubert, myself, and many others attended the Resistance Exercise Conference (REC). REC provides a great opportunity to meet like-minded professionals in the strength training industry, learn about the latest exercise science, and take your personal training business to the next level. Following another unforgettable REC experience, Thom, Craig, and …

Dr Ben Bocchicchio – HIT and Metabolic Health: The Science and Business (#194)

Dr Ben Bo

Dr Ben Bocchicchio (drbeno@hotmail [dot] com) has been an innovator and leader in the fields of fitness, exercise, and health since the 1970s. He founded Sports Conditioning in Staten Island and developed programs for weight reduction, cosmetic enhancement, general fitness, and health and rehabilitation. Dr Ben owned and supervised a number of private fitness and health …

Martin Gibala PhD – HIT vs HIIT Part 2 (#190)

Martin Gibala PhD

Martin Gibala PhD (@Gibalam) is a professor and chair of the Department of Kinesiology at McMaster University in Hamilton, Canada. His research on the health benefits of interval training has attracted immense scientific attention and worldwide media coverage. He is the author of a bestselling book, The One-Minute Workout: Science Shows a Way to Get …

Safe Strength Training for Enhanced Cognitive Health and Anti-Aging (#189)

Lawrence Neal

Back in October 2018, I was featured on eCareDiary.com and Blog Talk Radio to talk about the benefits of resistance training for seniors. Check out my strength training Q&A on eCare Diary here This is a very short podcast episode, I cover: How resistance training improves cognitive health How resistance training provides anti-aging benefits How …

Podcast Transcript: Greg Anderson – A High Intensity Strength Training Icon (#187)

Please enjoy this transcript of Dave Durell’s podcast with Greg Anderson, Co-Founder of Ideal Exercise. It was transcribed and therefore might contain a few typos. When interviews last 2+ hours, it’s difficult to catch some minor errors. Enjoy! Listen to it on Apple Podcasts Stream by clicking here Download as an MP3 by right-clicking here and choosing “save as” Grow …

Greg Anderson – A High Intensity Strength Training Icon (#187)

Greg Anderson

Greg Anderson was the Co-Founder of Ideal Exercise. Greg was an amazing promoter and instructor of the SuperSlow® protocol and was named one of the greatest trainers in the world by Dr Doug McGuff (co-author of Body By Science) and other slow HIT enthusiasts. His legacy lives on through his wife and Ideal Exercise Co-Founder, …

Craig Hartley – Muscle Gain Genetics vs Hard Work (#178)

Craig Hartley - Potential Gym

Craig Hartley is a high-intensity trainer and the owner of Potential, a high intensity training gym in Yorkshire, UK (Facebook). He’s also the author of Potential: The Keys to Unlocking Your Genetic Potential.   Craig’s expertise is in using high intensity strength training and tailored nutrition plans to help his clients build muscle and burn fat …

Andrei Yakovenko – Mindful Strength Training (#177)

Andrei Yakovenko

Originally from the Ukraine, Andrei Yakovenko immigrated to Canada 20 years ago with less than $5 in his pocket. Determined to succeed, he built a successful career as a partner in a Geophysics business. Years later, Andrei came across Body By Science. After putting the principles into practice with a group of friends, Andrei saw …

Andy Magness – How To Train For GODZone (#176)

Andy Magness

Andy Magness is many things — husband, father, recreational philosopher, novice gardener, reluctant homeowner, occasional adventurer, part-time athlete, race director, youth philanthropist, burgeoning author, and eternal possibilitist (not to mention avid neologist). An avid climber and mountaineer during his younger days, Andy followed his twin brother Jason into the world of extreme endurance sports more than …

Ann-Marie Anderson – The Ideal Exercise Journey, Greg Anderson, And How To Get Incredible Results With Just 3 Workouts Per Month (#175)

Ann-Marie Anderson

Ann-Marie Anderson is the owner of Ideal Exercise, a recognized leader in slow high intensity strength training since 1994. Their private, by appointment, training facilities in Seattle and Bellevue, provide an ideal environment for their expert instructors to guide you through a weekly one-on-one workout. The Ideal Exercise training protocol efficiently achieves measurable results while …

Jeff Casebolt PhD – Building Dynavec, The First Multi-Directional Exercise System (#174)

Jeff Casebolt

Jeff Casebolt PhD is an instructor at West Texas A&M University and Director of Biomechanical Research for Dynavec Multi-Directional Resistance Systems (Instagram / Facebook). He has been associated with the fitness industry since 1991, working as a personal trainer, strength and conditioning coach, and corporate fitness coordinator. His research interests include increasing function with strength training across all …

Dr Ben Bocchicchio – The Origins Of SuperSlow, Nautilus Business Success, And Optimising High Intensity Strength Training (#173)

Ben Bocchicchio PhD

Dr Ben Bocchicchio has been an innovator and leader in the fields of fitness, exercise, and health since the 1970s. He founded Sports Conditioning in Staten Island and developed programs for weight reduction, cosmetic enhancement, general fitness, and health and rehabilitation. Dr Ben owned and supervised a number of private fitness and health centers from the early 1970s. He …

Dr Jurgen Giessing – Why One Set To Failure Is All You Need (#172)

Dr Jurgen Giessing

Dr Jurgen Giessing (email – giessing[at]uni-landau.de) is a professor of sports science at the University of Koblenz-Landau. After graduating from the University of Marburg with a teaching degree and a doctor’s degree in pedagogy in 1997, Jurgen worked as a sports therapist and P.E. teacher and continued his research about muscle hypertrophy training which lead …

Ted Harrison – How To Motivate Yourself And Your Clients In High Intensity Strength Training For Maximum Results (#169)

Ted Harrison

Ted Harrison (Facebook / Twitter) is a UK-based, High-intensity trainer and the owner of Vital Exercise, a private exercise studio specialising in strength and conditioning. Ted has spent over three decades helping people transform their health and build their best physiques using an evidence-based exercise approach. This is Ted’s third appearance on the podcast. Check out …

Arjan Meijer – How To Fit HIT Around A Very Physical Job (#166)

Arjan Meijer

Arjan Meijer is from the Netherlands and has been training with weights since the 80s. He’s done it all, read it all, and heard it all. He’s tried high volume traditional weight training, Dorian Yates style high intensity training, Mike Mentzer consolidation routines, and much more. Arjan competed in two natural body building competitions at age …

Ivor Cummins – Eat Rich Live Long (#165)

Ivor Cummins - Eat Rich Live Long

Ivor Cummins BE(Chem) CEng MIEI is a chemical engineer and has since spent over 25 years in corporate technical leadership and management positions. He was shortlisted in 2015 as one of the top 6 of 500 applicants for “Irish Chartered Engineer of the Year”. Ivor has had a prolific career leading teams in complex problem-solving …

Ad Ligtvoet – My HIT Yoda (#164)

Ad Ligtvoet on a Shoulder Press

              View this post on Instagram                         A post shared by ad Ligtvoet training. (@ad_ligtvoet_training) on Sep 18, 2018 at 11:59pm PDT Ad Ligtvoet is a training instructor and former MedX therapist for Keiser Training in Aachen, Germany. He also …

Marcelo Mesquita – How To Build A Fast Growing ARX HIT Business (#163)

Marcelo Mesquita

Intense Health Co-Founder, Marcelo Mesquita, first started lifting weights at 14, owned his first gym at 16, and has been a practitioner for the last 2 decades training general population, amateur and professional athletes. Marcelo has supervised more than 40,000 workouts in his career and shows no signs of stopping. Both Marcelo, and his wife …

Dr Doug McGuff – Why You Should NOT Bulk Up (#161)

Dr Doug McGuff

Dr Doug McGuff (Instagram / YouTube) is the co-author of Body by Science: A Research Based Program for Strength Training, Body building, and Complete Fitness in 12 Minutes a Week and The Primal Prescription: Surviving The “Sick Care” Sinkhole. Doug practices full-time emergency medicine with Blue Ridge Emergency Physicians and owns, Ultimate Exercise, where he and …

Dr Ted Dreisinger – How To Eliminate Chronic Lower Back Pain (#160)

Dr Ted Dreisinger

Dr. Ted Dreisinger (tdreisinger@therapyadvisors [dot] com) graduated from Fairmont State University with a degree in physical education and language arts. He earned a Master’s Degree at the University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse and a PhD at the University of Missouri. Over the years, he has provided successful venture funded injury prevention programs in Upper Extremity and Spine for Fortune …

Wayne Westcott PhD – Is High Intensity Strength Training Enough? (#159)

Dr Wayne Westcott

Wayne L. Westcott PhD, is professor of exercise science at Quincy College in Quincy, Massachusetts. Dr. Westcott has been a strength training consultant for numerous organizations, including the U.S. Navy, the U.S. Air Force, the American Council on Exercise, the YMCA of the USA, General Motors, and Nautilus. He has authored 28 books/textbooks, and more …