STRONG Life Podcast ep 351 is bringing the THUNDER! Brought to you by http://ZachStrength.com This was a Great QnA and the questions got me fired up. I've been fired up a lot lately and am honestly confused with the world we live in. I want Greatness. I want STRENGTH. The world seems opposed to that! People are offended by strength. Deep Squats hurt feelings. Heavy lifting is considered bad yet athletes who can not jump rope or perform push ups / pull ups are in … [Read more...]
Coach Paul Sacco | Lessons & Stories from 41 Years Coaching Football + Strength & Conditioning
I had a GREAT time chatting with Coach Paul Sacco. After 41 years of coaching both Football and year round Strength & Conditioning as well as having a school powerlifting team, the lessons and stories here are powerful. This weight room is loaded with iron history and I know you're going to love these lessons in strength, football and all around coaching. Dig in and enjoy! … [Read more...]
Iron Roots Ep 2: Zuver’s Gym | The Biggest, Baddest Gym EVER Known to Man!
Photo Courtesy of Robert Zuver STRONG Life Podcast ep 340 This is Iron Roots Episode 2 In this episode, I take you on a trip back in time to learn about the MOST BadAss Gym EVER Known to Man, Zuver's Gym. An excerpt from Dave Draper on Zuver's Gym: The front door was a foot-thick steel and stone contraption. Must have weighed at least a ton or so. A 30’ gorilla stood out front on what had been the driveway. The benches were adorned underneath with cut-out and painted steel rhinos … [Read more...]
335 | Old School Bodybuilding Methods for Athletes, Nutrition Tips, Lessons from Rocky & Much More!
STRONG Life Podcast ep 335 Old School Bodybuilding Methods for Athletes, Nutrition Tips, Lessons from Rocky & Much More! This was a podcast that I did with Marc Lobliner and Bryce Biel, called The Legacy Project. Their first episode they did was with Coach Tommy Moffitt and they've been posting to YouTube. They have excellent content. I'll share a clip from their episode with Coach Moffitt below so make sure you check it out. This was a GREAT conversation and I highly recommend their … [Read more...]
Training with Joey Szatmary | Best Warm Ups & Underground Strength Gym Tour
GREAT times hanging out, training and filming with Joey Szatmary. Joe went through The Underground Strength Coach Certification close to 9 or 10 years ago, I believe he was only 20 years old at the time. I LOVE seeing young, hungry Coaches putting skin in the game and making it happen. You gotta be willing to invest in yourself if you want to separate yourself from the common man. The Videos below are in depth. One warm up gives a deep dive tour of The Underground Strength Gym in … [Read more...]
315 | Amazing QnA: Training for Special Ops Military, Volume vs Minimal Training, Old School Strength Lessons, HIT Training, Youth Athlete Prep & More!
STRONG Life Podcast ep 315 Man, this podcast was a BEAST of an episode. The QnA was amazing. You are going to be fired up with this information. Of course, getting fired up means NOTHING. It's all about what you DO. Actions tells the truth. BOOM! Here are just SOME of the topics I cover: … [Read more...]
306 | QnA: Louie Simmons, Training Frequency, Business Advice for my Kids & More
STRONG Life Podcast ep 306 This is part 2 from my Instagram QnA Topics covered in this episode: - The many lessons learned from Louie Simmons - How often to train according to your goals - What business advice do I give my own kids - The struggle Coaches have giving credit to others - The study technique I was taught in college that changed my ability to learn, retain and apply information - My experiences and thoughts with the BIG Certifications - Programming Sprints … [Read more...]
293: Kettlebells & Stones, Health Update + 3 Factors That Impact Athletic Success
STRONG Life Podcast ep 293 This is a solo episode where I discuss the following topics: - My reason for bringing back more kettlebells, stones and grip training into my workouts - My minimalist training program update & what's next in my training plan - Health update after Covid - Inspiration from other Coaches & why it's GOOD to share respect for others vs bashing others & bringing negativity (something many Coaches struggle with) - The 3 factors that influence … [Read more...]
How to Get Stronger & Build Muscle in Your 40s
At the time of this writing, my body is on the mend since my knee surgery and blood clot last March, 2021. My knee is not 100% and as we get older, if you have had an injury or a surgery in the past, I believe it is safer to DOUBLE the length of "recovery time" to ensure you don't rush through the full healing process. So if the Doc says 6 months, I do not believe that in 6 months you have the green light to go ALL out. Instead, take months 6 - 12 to rebuild to greater heights. Use … [Read more...]
Barbarian Brothers Strength Training Lessons & Inspiration
Lessons & Inspiration from THE Barbarian Brothers. I know that some people will dismiss this information. Others are simply not ready for it. They don't have an open mind yet. For me, with my decades of experience, I have seen a lot and gone through a lot. This gives me a massive pool of knowledge and experience to pull from. So if you're ready, read on. Heck, even if you're not ready, jump in and read on...... The weight room at my high school has been PACKED to the gills since … [Read more...]
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