Barbell Logic
Barbell Logic
Oct 30, 2020
S5Ep9 - The Post-Novice Series: The Four Day Split
22 min

Lifters typically complete LP on a 3-day-a-week total body program.  At some point, it makes sense for most lifters to move to a 4-day-a-week program, with one day emphasizing the primarily lower body lifts (squat and deadlift) and the other day emphasizing the primarily upper body lifts (bench and press).  

The 4-day split increases the frequency of the upper body lifts from an average of 1.5 times weekly to twice weekly.  It decreases the frequency of the lower body lifts from 3 times weekly to twice weekly, removing the light Wednesday slot.  The 4-day split also decreases the length of each workout and allows for supplemental and accessory work as the lifter advances.  

The 4-day split is a tool in the MED tool kit to help lifters continue to progress.  

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Muscle Intelligence
Muscle Intelligence
Ben Pakulski
The formula for a profitable fitness business with Alex Hormozi
Alex Hormozi joins me on today's podcast to talk about business. As a struggling gym owner, Alex went into educating himself and experimenting on how to fix the problems that kept him from success. As a result, he's created a system to help other struggling gym owners and personal trainers thrive in their business. Gym Launch, founded in 2017, has grown to 24M/year and has served over 3,000+ gyms in 3 years. This conversation is extremely valuable not only if you run your own business - whether it be a training facility or you are a personal trainer - but really for anyone working with clients. The buy-in, relationship and expectations you set with your clients is everything, and Alex shares amazing tools and tactics to achieve just that. To find out more about Alex Hormozi, visit Gym Launch Secrets YouTube Apple Podcasts And to buy his book, head over to If you enjoyed today's episode, please share it with someone you love and leave us a review on Apple Podcasts. Thank you to our sponsor Real Mushrooms for supporting our podcast and for bringing you the best quality organic mushroom extracts on the market. Real Mushrooms emphasizes the REAL, because many so-called “mushroom” products on the market don’t contain mushrooms. To learn more, please visit Real Mushrooms . Code BEN at checkout gets you 30% off your first purchase, and code MUSCLE 20% off for returning customers.
1 hr 10 min
AdapNation: all things Self-Optimisation!
AdapNation: all things Self-Optimisation!
#151: Steve's worldview, biases & approach to COVID-19 research
This is a shorter solo podcast, for those interested to know more about the producer of all of AdapNation’s COVID-19 and associated content, and how it’s done. This episode is part confessional, part insight into how I work, and part instructional. It’s great to see our content is helpful and valuable to so many in calibrating their knowledge and perspectives regarding COVID-19, human health and government public health interventions. More and more people are gaining the courage and confidence to share our evidence-based content, set up their own pages and even produce their own analysis. Amazing! But, let’s be clear, we ALL have our biases. You can’t be human and not have your own worldview and biases, that inevitably act as both a map and a lens in which you evaluate and respond to reality. I (Steve) am no exception. So, in an effort to be an open book to our supporters, new followers, and even sceptics of our work, I thought it would be only right to share my health-oriented worldview and known biases. Yep, it’s a laundry list! No doubt you would have experienced my biases in my work, so this is merely a confession to the fact I know that they exist and I try my best to mitigate them. No one is immune to cognitive dissonance, me being no exception. The more open we can be about this, the better we can explore truth versus attempting to bend reality to match our expectations and beliefs of the world. This episode will also let you in to how I further develop my my subject matter knowledge, how I research and investigate issues, how I prevent being in an echo chamber, my approach to content creation, the important aspects of statistician analysis and visualisation, and the common COVID-associated data sources AdapNation frequently use in our work. The #BeYourBest Journey : (£10 coupon BESTYEAR-2020) Referenced AdapNation Resources: ▪︎ COVID+ Insights - the AdapNation in-context COVID dashboard ▪︎ COVID Content - a collection of our best COVID content ▪︎ AdapNation on Facebook - joint the community which reaches 1.5M+ people a month ▪︎ About Steve Katasi For the COVID-19 Official Data Sources we use: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ If you like this and other AdapNation episodes, please don't forget to subscribe to the channel, as well as leaving a 5 star review and letting friends and family know of this Podcast on Social Media. AdapNation Useful Links: The #BeYourBest Self-Optimisation Journey ■ Social - Instagram & Facebook & Tons of Free Website Content ■ #HyperWorkouts - Expertly written Gym Workout Plans, with video guides, print-outs & HeavySet import ■ AdapNation Butler - An Online Personal Assistant that can inspire easy and tasty Home-cooking ■ AdapNation Food Diary - 100’s of Tasty Healthy Meal Ideas, that are focussed on helping you thrive
37 min
The Healthy Rebellion Radio
The Healthy Rebellion Radio
Robb Wolf
Off-Gassing, BJJ Safety, Bone Broth and SIBO | THRR056
Healing The Gut While Breastfeeding, Bone Broth and SIBO, Off-Gassing, BJJ Safety, Peepee and Athletes Foot Make your health an act of rebellion. Join The Healthy Rebellion Please Subscribe and Review: Apple Podcasts | RSS Submit your questions for the podcast here Show Notes: News topic du jour: Energy Requirement Is Higher During Weight-Loss Maintenance in Adults Consuming a Low- Compared with High-Carbohydrate Diet 1. Healing the gut while breastfeeding [11:29] Kelli says: Any recommendations for healing leaky gut and dysbiosis while breastfeeding? It seems like every protocol notes not ideal for breastfeeding (I am guessing because of potential toxin release in breastmilk). It’s a difficult crossroads - do you eat things that support breastfeeding (fruits, vegetables, some starches) even though they cause digestive issues (bloat, distention, indigestion) and possibly making the situation worse (anemia due to malabsorption, overgrowth, worsening of leaky gut), or do you eliminate and try to heal which may release toxins? What about a carnivore or GAPS style diet, is that too extreme? Wouldn’t healing the gut ultimately provide better nutrition via breastmilk to the baby and provide better gut flora? Not to mention, it’s hard to support a child when you feel so off. 2. Bone Broth and SIBO [14:52] Suzanne says: Hi you two! I hope you’re both doing well, and enjoying your life down in Texas. I have one question regarding bone broth. I think that Chris Kresser posted something on Facebook some time ago about bone broth not being something to eat if you have sibo. I can’t find the article now, but while I used to drink bone broth regularly, either as part of a meal, a base for soup, or just as a hot beverage in the morning, I’m now not sure if it’s okay for me. I had a really bad gut infection almost 8 years ago. I started my 1st Whole30 for 100 days about a month later. I lost about 35 lbs., but the weight started coming back on while eating and exercising the same way. The doctor at the time had me tested for sibo. It came back positive, and regardless of the rounds of antibiotics, or the rounds of other supplements after, I’m still testing positive. I stopped drinking bone broth a few months ago, but miss it. I always made sure I had plenty of ball jars of both beef and chicken bone broths in my freezer, but now I’m not sure. Robb, in your opinion and with all of the research you do, should I stay away from bone broth? I haven’t seen you address this before, but it certainly could be that I just missed it. Thanks very much, Suzanne 3. Off-Gassing [22:24] Shelly says: How much should I be concerned about off-gassing in furniture, beds/mattresses, and other household items? Is it something worth taking into account when buying new furniture and stuff? "As with any building product, if purchasing new carpet, choose a carpet that releases fewer VOC emissions. Request that the carpet is unrolled and aired out in a well-ventilated area (a clean, dry warehouse, for example) for 72 hours before installation. If possible, have carpet installed while the space is unoccupied. Request the use of glues or adhesives that are non-toxic and low VOC. Then allow 72 hours of ventilation before inhabiting the space. Make sure the carpet can be removed later without use of toxic chemicals." 4. BJJ Safety [29:35] John says: Hey Robb, I regularly practice BJJ 3-4 times a week and really enjoy it. Recently I read a story about a guy named Sean Entin who apparently had a stroke after suffering a tear in his carotid artery while being choked during a BJJ practice. Looking around the web, I found a fair number of other people who appear to have suffered something similar. I asked my doctor about this and he didn't know what BJJ was and wasn't able to really tell me anything. I'm starting to wonder if getting choked over and over is unsafe. I don't want to quit but I am now very paranoid that something awful is going to happen and its getting hard to get back on the mats. I was just wondering if you had ever heard of this or had any thoughts on whether BJJ was generally safe?,37.3%20per%201000%20athlete%20exposures. BJJ is safe. The average injury rate is 36.1 per 1000 athlete exposures and it’s the lowest in martial arts. BJJ injury rate is also slightly lower compared to more common sports like football – 37.3 per 1000 athlete exposures. Most injuries are caused by 3 reasons: * Tapping too late * Performing a move which hurts yourself * Sparring with a guy you should avoid 5. Peepee and Athletes Foot [45:10] Eric says: hey allihoopa! (dumb and dumber famous end scene) 34 5'10" 175 pounds jacked tanned brown eyes this morning i couldnt sleep so i woke up and got behind the keyboard when it dawned on me.. pee in a bowl and soak your toes to help get rid of your athletes foot! cuz why not? so i did.. then i decided to make it my snapchat story, (cuz why not). but then after it was too late, i decided to google if its even effective in the treatment and the first thing that comes up is esentially, no.. no it does not. i guess there isnt enough urea in peepee to make a dent. whoops! now i'm THAT guy.. i wonder though how accurate that article would be considering it was mostly referring to shower peepee. mine was in a bowl and i let it soak for like 20+ minutes. please help me to redeem myself and tell me what i did is effective in the treatment of my filthy disgusting toe jam. ps- love the podcast! been listening since episode 1, and loved both your books, AND you.. i love YOU robb kisseZ : ) Sponsor: This episode is sponsored by Joovv. Joovv is the leading manufacturer of personal, in-home red light therapy devices, with several different sizes and setups. Clinical grade power to help reduce pain, fight inflammation, so you can live a happy healthier life. Exciting news everyone. For a limited time, Joovv wants to hook you up with an exclusive discount on your first order: just go and apply my code ROBB to your qualifying order. Exclusions apply, limited time only. Transcript: Download a transcript of this episode here (PDF)
50 min
The [P]Rehab Audio Experience
The [P]Rehab Audio Experience
#75 | How To Improve Sleep During A Pandemic With The Sleep Doctor
In this episode, Dillon and Dr. Michael Breus, The Sleep Doctor, discuss how to improve sleep quality during stressful times such as the current pandemic. Dr. Breus answers how much should we sleep per night? Is it about quality or quantity? What is a chronotype and how do we utilize it to improve sleep? Are sleep apps on smart phones accurate? All of this and more answered on this episode! Michael J. Breus, Ph.D., is a Clinical Psychologist and both a Diplomate of the American Board of Sleep Medicine and a Fellow of The American Academy of Sleep Medicine. He is one of only 168 psychologists in the world to have passed the Sleep Medical Speciality board without going to Medical School. Dr. Breus was recently named the Top Sleep Specialist in California by Reader’s Digest, and one of the 10 most influential people in sleep. Dr. Breus is on the clinical advisory board of The Dr. Oz Show and on the show (39 times). Dr. Breus is the author of The Power of When, (September 2016) a #1 at Amazon for Time Management and Happiness, #28 overall) a bio-hacking guide book proving that there is a perfect time to do everything, based on your genetic biological chronotype. His second book The Sleep Doctor’s Diet Plan: Lose Weight Through Better Sleep (Rodale Books; May 2011), discusses the science and relationship between quality sleep and metabolism. His first book, GOOD NIGHT: The Sleep Doctor’s 4-WeekProgram to Better Sleep and Better Health (Dutton/Penguin), an Amazon Top 100 Best Seller, is a do-it-yourself guide to better sleep. For over 14 years Dr. Breus served as the Sleep Expert for WebMD. Dr. Breus also writes The Insomnia Blog (on and can be found regularly on Psychology Today, and Sharecare. Dr. Breus has been interviewed on CNN, Oprah, The View, Anderson Cooper, Rachel Ray, Fox and Friends, The Doctors, Joy Behar, The CBS Early Show, The Today Show, and Kelly and Michael. He is an expert resource for most major publications doing more than 250 interviews per year (WSJ, NYT, Washington Post, and most popular magazines- list available upon request). Enjoy! -Team [P]Rehab Link to Dr. Breus Website Link to Quiz To Identify Your Chronotype Link to The Power Of When Connect with Dr. Breus: Facebook: @thesleepdoctor Instagram: TheSleepDoctor Twitter: @thesleepdoctor LinkedIN: Michael Breus Read Article: The Health Benefits Of Sleep Link to Learn About [P]Rehab Programs Link to more episodes on sleep Link To Submit Questions/Topics Visit our website: Follow us on: Instagram | Facebook | Youtube | Twitter Connect with Team [P]Rehab [P]Rehabbers thank you for listening and let us know what to talk about next. We hope to help you take control of your health through education! Did you enjoy this? Please rate, review, share, and subscribe. Every bit of feedback, comments, subscriptions, and sharing helps!!!
52 min
Just Fly Performance Podcast
Just Fly Performance Podcast
Joel Smith,
230: Steffan Jones on Isometrics, Variability and “2nd Generation” French Contrast Training Methods in Fast-Bowling and Athletic Skill Development | Sponsored by SimpliFaster
Our guest today is cricket fast-bowling coach and overall motor learning wizard, Steffan Jones.  Stefan is the last “dual pro” between rugby and cricket, and is an ex-cricketeer turned coach.  He is one of the world leading experts in regards to not only fast-bowling training, but also topics such as training individualization, motor learning and the process of reaching the highest possible level of one’s sport skill.   Stefan has worked with many of the world’s leading organizations and athletes in his work in the sport of Cricket.  He has written much about his own training process in the many articles that he has put forth on Just Fly Sports, which essentially amounts to a medium sized book.  His synthesis of his motor-learning model he calls “The Skill-Stability Paradigm” which is applicable to any sport skill you can imagine.  On our last podcast together, we went heavily into the specific strength needed to throw a cricket ball at high speeds, and some of the specialty methods used to train that strength, such as isometric training and isometric-skill complexes.  This podcast builds on that episode by covering the means by which Stefan uses variability to further the training effect, and explore the possibilities of a sport skill to their highest potential. Topics today include: A chat on how Adarian Barr’s teachings on collisions factor into fast-bowling The role of training variability in skill building The role of fatigue in variability, “second generation” French Contrast Robustness How extreme-isometrics and stretch loading means can play a role in helping athletes to higher levels of skill on their sport, in conjunction with the necessary maximal power and elasticity needed.   This is an awesome show for any coach or athlete interested in training, and goes well beyond cricket itself.  Today’s episode is brought to you by SimpliFaster, supplier of high-end athletic development tools, such as the Freelap timing system, kBox, Sprint 1080, and more.  View more podcast episodes at the podcast homepage. Timestamps and Main Points 6:00 What Steffan has been busy with lately in regards to his coaching, and how he tests his ideas on himself first prior to integration with athletes 7:45 What one thing Steffan is using now as a coach that he would “train” his former self with as an athlete 17:45 Maximal rigidity in limbs in athletic movements versus a more “controlled collision in training” 24:45 The role of general strength means in Steffan’s program 31:30 How extreme isometrics and stretch-loading impacts proprioception 36:30 How Steffan measures outputs and drop-offs in fast-bowling and isometrics 40:50 How Steffan adds variability into his training and exercise sessions 50:30 The “Two-Minute Drill” invented by Jeremy Fischer and how that can utilize fatigue to help athletes increase the amount of elastic elements in the movement 57:00 Thoughts on “second generation” contrast, and some of Steffan’s samples for using this method to improve the skill of fast-bowling “Technique underpins everything, you cannot run away from poor technique” “The fascia does determine the success of a skill that does happen as fast as a skill such as quick bowling does” “Adarian said, it’s not about deceleration (on front foot contact) it’s about controlling the collision and maintaining momentum, and that to me, shifted my mindset” “For me, concentrics, there’s no purpose for training sport.  Sport happens too quickly for a concentric contraction” “For me, isometrics should be the number one exercise.  Alex Natera is doing some good work and the skill stability feeds off of that”  “I always have some sort of number when I’m doing isometrics” “Cognitive fatigue only affects submaximal work; cognitive fatigue doesn’t affect high intensity work” “Same but different, medicine ball work in my same drop and block position.
1 hr 1 min
Fundamental Health with Paul Saladino, MD
Fundamental Health with Paul Saladino, MD
Paul Saladino, MD
What’s it really like to live with the Hadza? With Eric Edmeades
Born in South Africa, Eric Edmeades has been fascinated by human history and the origins of our species since childhood when he learned that his great-grandfather, T.F. Dreyer, had discovered the Florisbad skull; a 259,000 year old sapien skull. Eric has undertaken a 25-year Indiana Jones-like series of adventures to explore our origins; adventures that have included exploring caves, archeological sites, and conducting many visits, over a ten year period, with the Hadza people of East Africa, some of the last truly hunter-gatherer people left on earth. Eric is also the founder of WILDFIT®️, a health transformation company that combines nutritional anthropology and food psychology to help people create effective and lasting lifestyle transformation. WILDFIT has served over 35,000 people in more than 130 countries and has 300 certified coaches around the world. WILDFIT, published by Mindvalley, has been selected (audience choice) as the Highest Rated Program on the platform for two years in a row. Time Stamps: 0:10:37 Podcast Begins 0:12:21 How Eric encountered the Hadza 0:20:45 The legend of the honeyguide 0:24:28 Creating poison, tribal responsibilities, and where to find the Hadza 0:27:34 The Hadza Campsites 0:34:33 What do the Hadza eat? 0:39:02 Eric recounts his bushpig hunt 0:46:46 The politics of the Hadza 0:53:01 What happens when the Hadza eat western "foods" 0:55:15 How the Hadza build alpha-diversity 1:03:37 What animals do the Hadza hunt? 1:16:54 Do the Hadza eat nuts and seeds? 1:20:13 Eric's view on plant foods 1:28:44 Achieving food freedom by eating whole foods 1:37:29 How the Hadza rank their foods 1:38:48 Life-changing fireside conversations 1:42:49 The utter folly of veganism 1:50:45 Where to Find Eric Edmeades Heart & Soil: Chilipad/ Ooler: White Oak Pastures: code CarnivoreMD for 10% off first order Belcampo: code CarnivoreMD for 20% off Sacred Hunting:
1 hr 52 min
The Art Of Coaching
The Art Of Coaching
Brett Bartholomew
E141 | Brendan Kane: Hook Point- How To Stand Out in a 3-Second World
What would you say or do if you only had 3 seconds to grab someone’s attention? In other words, what’s your Hook Point? These days, attention is a form of currency. And with the number of stimuli fighting for this attention, one needs to find a way to stand out from the crowd. Without it, it won't matter if you provide something of value - no one will hear you. Luckily, today’s guest can teach us how to do this in an authentic, non-”salesy” way. Brendan Kane is an outside of the box thinker, speaker and author who empowers brands to scale by helping them stand out and beat competition in crowded and oversaturated markets. He is the author of the international best-selling book One Million Followers and the newly released Hook Point: How To Stand Out In A 3 Second World, as well as the founder and CEO of the Hook Point agency. Brendan has worked with hundreds of individuals and brands providing business and digital strategy for more than 15 years, including MTV, Taylor Swift, Rhianna and many others. Today we talk about: * Crafting your hook point without being cheesy or “salesy” * Social media and personal branding 101 * The secret to authentically reaching more people with your content * Why you should get rid of your slide deck and listen Connect with Brendan Via his book: Via Instagram: @brendankane If you want to learn more about social media and branding, we have another great episode for you! Click here to listen to Shanté Cofield discuss her strategies for mastering the social media market. In this episode you’ll hear Brendan discuss the importance of listening and asking great questions. Check out my latest blog for a breakdown on the 5 types of listening that every leader must learn. Join Our Coalition Mentoring Program here Follow me on social media: Via Instagram: @coach_BrettB Via Twitter: @coach_BrettB Subscribe to my YouTube channel here Learn More About My Courses, Clinics, and Live Events At:
1 hr 1 min
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