Category «Health & Fitness»

Dr Doug McGuff on Workout Volume and Frequency, Neck Training, Exercise Science, Entrepreneurship, Cryptocurrency, and Relationships

Dr Doug McGuff and Wendy McGuff

Dr Doug McGuff (@DougMcGuff / Instagram: ultimate_exercise_) is frequently labeled as one of the world’s top experts on exercise and in particular, high intensity strength training. Doug practices full-time emergency medicine with Blue Ridge Emergency Physicians and owns, Ultimate Exercise, where he and his instructors continue to explore the limits of exercise through their personal training of clients. Doug …

Dr Wayne Westcott on Training Frequency, Workout Routines, Warm-Ups, Recovery Requirements with Ageing, and Progression Over A Lifetime

Dr Wayne Westcott

Dr. Wayne Westcott has written more than 20 books, 400 articles, and 600 newspaper columns on the topic of muscle-building exercise. He has spent thousands of hours in the research lab, presented his findings to tens-of-thousands of seminar attendees, personally educated, tested, and certified many thousands of fitness trainers from around the globe and consulted …

High Intensity Strength Training Fundamentals – Drew Baye

Drew Baye

Drew Baye is one of the top high intensity training experts. He’s also a prolific writer, researcher, an elite level personal trainer and the founder of Baye.com, the most popular high intensity training blog. In this episode, Drew and I go right back to basics. If you are a beginner to high intensity strength training and/or a …

The Perfect Workout for CEOs

Jeff Bezos - photo courtesy of ForbesAfrica.com

Gary Knight has been a HIT advocate, practitioner and coach for over a decade. His journey has brought him from the Australian outback to the busy streets of London where he focuses on transforming the bodies of CEO’s and executives using HIT principles. In this episode, Gary and I discuss the perfect workout for CEOs …

John Heart on How He Won Mr America At 48-Years-Old

John Heart - high intensity training

John Heart (@MrAHeart and Insta: @mraheart) is a renowned trainer and teacher within the fitness industry. He is also a Natural Pro Bodybuilder who has won the title of Mr. America and Natural Mr. Universe. His primary platforms used for training/teaching include in-gym, YouTube, and all forms of social media including Facebook. John currently trains …

Mark Asanovich on Using High-Intensity Training in the NFL

Mark Asanovich Profile

Mark Asanovich, MA, CSCS, HFI, is one of the American professional football world’s most experienced strength and conditioning coaches employing high-intensity training, spending years with the Minnesota Vikings, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, the Baltimore Ravens, and the Jacksonville Jaguars, where he has trained numerous NFL athletes, Pro-Bowlers, and Hall-of-Famers such as Derrick Brooks, Cris Carter, …

Jim Flanagan on What He’s Learned About Business and What it Takes To Become Successful While Working Closely With The Legendary Arthur Jones

One of Arthur Jones’ closest colleagues and a legendary figure in the fitness world in his own right, Jim Flanagan is a career physical fitness educator and President of Resistance Solutions Inc. Jim was an instrumental figure for both Nautilus and MedX, and as a well-regarded and knowledgeable expert in high-intensity training, he has consulted …

11 Things I’ve Learnt About High Intensity Training

Lawrence Neal

1. Cadence doesn’t matter After reading Body By Science and starting high intensity strength training for the first time, I made a conscious effort to maintain a specific cadence during all exercises. I started doing 10/10 and then experimented with 5/5 after reading Occam’s Protocol in The 4-Hour Body by Tim Ferriss (seeking quick unachievable …

Simon Shawcross and the Story of HITuni – How He Started a HIT Business From Scratch and Effectively Marketed and Scaled His Way to Success (and What You Can Learn From It All)

Simon Shawcross, founder of HITuni and High Intensity Training expert

Ladies and Gentlemen, welcome to the 100th episode of the Corporate Warrior podcast! For this milestone, I’m joined by master personal trainer, author of The ONE Diet ( Amazon US / Amazon UK ), and of course, founder of HITuni, Simon Shawcross. In this episode, we talk about the story of how HITuni came to …

Skyler Tanner on The Most Effective Ways To Market Your HIT Business, Get New Clients, and Keep Them Coming Back Again and Again

Skyler Tanner, Exercise Physiologist, High Intensity Training Expert

Skyler Tanner is the most featured guest to-date on Corporate Warrior, and for quite a number of good reasons: in addition to being a well-regarded exercise physiologist, an analytics professional, a world-class personal trainer, having given lectures and presentations in a variety of conferences and media platforms, and having been featured in mainstream outlets such …

Dr. David Behm on How to Use Stretching Effectively To Improve Your Training Results, Reduce the Risk of Injury, and Optimize Sport Performance

Dr. David Behm (Image Credit: David Howells - www.davehowellsphoto.com)

Dr. David Behm is an award-winning Research Professor at the Memorial University of Newfoundland’s School of Human Kinetics and Recreation. He is the recipient of the Memorial University President’s Award for Outstanding Research (2006), Memorial University School of Graduate Studies Dean’s Award for Service Excellence (2012), National Strength and Conditioning Association Outstanding Sport Scientist award …

Bodyweight High Intensity Training Part 4 (with a twist)

Bodyweight High Intensity Training Journey

Well … that was horrible. If I do another push-up, I feel like my shoulders are going to tear off my torso … This is Part 4 of a series of posts to journal my current training regime. Here’s Part 1-3: Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Today I did Project Kratos condensed workout A with …

Bodyweight High Intensity Training – Project: Kratos Workout Part 3

Kratos - God of War

Hahahahah I just had to re-write this entire post because I read 2:02 minutes as 202 seconds and thought I’d doubled by push-up TUL (doubled my reps/performance) … WOW … I know right. This is Part 3 of a series of posts documenting my bodyweight high intensity training journey using Project Kratos from Drew Baye. …

Dr. Teresa Liu-Ambrose on The Cognitive Health Benefits of High Intensity Training

Dr. Teresa Liu-Ambrose

Dr. Teresa Liu-Ambrose is an award-winning, widely-published researcher and professor in the University of British Columbia’s Department of Physical Therapy. She is a Tier-II Canada Research Chair in Physical Activity, Mobility, and Cognitive Health; the Research Director of the Vancouver General Hospital Falls Prevention Clinic; the Director of the Aging, Mobility, and Cognitive Neuroscience Laboratory; and an …

Dr. Stuart Phillips on Using Strength Training to Deal With Sarcopenia, Optimal Daily Protein Intake, and Making Sense of The Many Different Resistance Training Protocols

Dr. Stuart M. Philips

Dr. Stuart M. Phillips is an award-winning professor at McMaster University’s Department of Kinesiology, the Director of the Physical Activity Centre of Excellence (PACE) and the McMaster Centre for Nutrition, Exercise, and Health Research, and he is a Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Skeletal Muscle Health. He is the recipient of a New Investigator …

Dr Ellington Darden – Body Fat Breakthrough Highlights

Body Fat Breakthrough

Here are my highlights from The Body Fat Breakthrough: Tap the Muscle-Building Power of Negative Training and Lose Up to 30 Pounds in 30 days! These highlights include interesting passages, questionable claims and arguments and occasionally my own thoughts in bold. These highlights prompt questions for my podcast guests. Overall, I thought the book offered a good …

Mark Alexander on Eccentric Overload Training, Using Big Data to Optimize Your Workouts, Resistance Training in Outer Space, and the Potential Future of Gyms, Fitness Facilities, and High-Intensity Training

Mark Speaking to Entrepreneurs

Having found himself actively involved in exercise and fitness from an early age, Austin, Texas-based health and wellness entrepreneur Mark Alexander is the Founder and President of Efficient Exercise; a co-founder, investor, and executive board member of the well-regarded Paleo f(x); and he is the CEO of Adaptive Resistance Exercise (ARX), which is pushing the boundaries …