The Bodybuilding.com Podcast
Episode 7: Andy Speer - How To Train Like An Athlete and Stay Photo-Ready, Too
Jan 9, 2017 · 52 min
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NYC-based coach and Performix athlete Andy Speer talks about his unique approach to training and coaching, and why he likes to compete in sports ranging from Olympic lifting to martial arts into his 30s.

Highlights:
- Andy's famous resemblances
- Why he's competing in Olympic lifting for the first time
- How he navigates the "dance" of following a specialization program and staying well-rounded
- How his training is different at 36 than 26
- The need for an occasional "gut check" even while on a specialized program
- How he balanced the front burner and back burner in his training, and his clients training
- Splits vs full-body training, and how to have a little of both
- Why he thinks a "back day" is beneficial even when full-body training
- Muscle: "the best anti-aging protocol out there"
- Eating in your 30s vs eating in your teens
- The two training modalities that helped build his foundation
- The fulfillment of the coaching life
- The allure of competition and "challenges"
- The secret of doing a get-up with your girlfriend on your arm

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