Coaching

How do you build a strongman community so great that it ends up in a Super Bowl commercial? w/Kalle Beck of Starting Strongman

We finally connect with Kalle Beck, the man behind StartingStrongman.com. If you saw the Facebook commercial during the Super Bowl, the Oscars, etc., you’ve seen Kalle and some of the members of the online strongman community he started years ago. How did he get interested in strongman in the first place? Did he really quit…

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“Should women train differently than men?” w/Greg Nuckols

Does women’s training really need an entirely different approach or just a couple tweaks? We asked Greg Nuckols, someone who recently wrote an article on this topic, to break it down for us. Here are some of our thoughts: Do women actually have great stamina for reps than men? Can women actually lift heavier on…

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Where do discipline and motivation come from? w/Dr. Matt Johnson

Can people really just “suck it up” and stay disciplined and motivated? This question was prompted by a recent episode of the Joe Rogan experience.    Some of our thoughts on this question: If you choose a particular diet or workout because it’s easier for you to stick to, are you making a smart move…

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How do you bounce back mentally from injury? w/Dr. Johnson

For a lot of athletes, physical recovery from injury is only half the battle. How long does it take to learn to trust your body again?  Does the mental aspect affect everyone or are some people just immune? How do you keep the mental in line with the physical? Are you prone to pushing too…

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Clutch Performances & Flow States: Are heroes born or taught? w/Dr. Matt Johnson

Dr. Matt Johnson, a Certified Sport Psychology Consultant (and former Notre Dame quarterback), joins us to discuss a fundamental question about performance under pressure. Our thoughts: Are some people just born to be gamers? To perform at a high level in the clutch? Can regular people learn to handle pressure situations better? Is visualization important…

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