60 – Anti-Aging Secrets From An Elite Personal Trainer

Andrew and Tierney
Andrew and Tierney are in fantastic shape. I can’t believe this guy is turning 50.

Andrew Shortt is an experienced Master Fitness Clinician™ and one of very few to have achieved the status under IART (International Association of Resistance Training) Founder, Brian D. Johnston. Furthermore, he has been a natural fitness athlete with the IDFA over the past 7 years. Academically, Andrew was three-time IART Fitness Clinician™ of the year and has contributed a large amount of material to the IART portfolio, most notably The Zone Training™ trilogy which he co-authored with Brian D. Johnston.

Contact Andrew at WeFit.ca

In this podcast, we cover:

  • Andrew’s thoughts on optimising muscular hypertrophy; specifically how to coax the last 10% of gains.
  • The issues with a one size fits all approach to diet and why it must be individualised.
  • Andrew’s strategies and techniques for anti-aging including stress management and mitigating EMF.
  • His thoughts on negative-only training and the potential for negative long-term effects.
  • And much more.

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Show Notes

  • Andrew Shortt’s exercise background – how it all began [07:20]
  • Why Andrew doesn’t like using MedX machines [12:55]
  • The surprising thing about “tough guys” who try HIT [18:14]
  • One of the biggest problems in the HIT community [20:10]
  • Andrew’s thoughts on the optimal protocol for muscular hypertrophy [20:40]
  • Andrew thoughts on Art De Vany’s latest content to sweep the internet [31:45]
  • Andrew’s High-Carb diet [36:35]
  • The biggest mistake Andrew see’s people make in their nutrition [40:33]
  • Does Andrew count calories? [42:50]
  • What is Andrew doing for anti-aging? [47:20]
  • Andrew’s thoughts on negative-only training [57:20]
  • Andrew’s thoughts on EMF and other environmental stress factors [1:00:45]
  • Andrew’s thoughts on cold therapies such as ice and cold showers [1:12:55]
  • Andrew’s fascination for trail running [1:14:20]
  • Best way to contact Andrew [1:17:00]

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