STRONG Life Podcast 165, here we GO! I had to share this time I spent with Keith Jardine and Tait Fletcher in NYC and chatted up for their Pirate Life Podcast. If this episode doesn't fire you up for GREATNESS in ALL areas of your life, then I need you to listen to ALL The STRONG Life Podcasts. Go back and listen or re-listen HERE. In this episode we chatted up topics on life, lifting, combat sports, believing in yourself, the importance of your friends / environment and much, much … [Read more...]
Strength Coach On Wheels, Best Low Back Exercises & Champion Mindset
In this QnA Video from my Instagram I answer the following questions: - What are the Top 5 pieces of equipment for a Strength Coach on wheels? - What is the best exercise(s) for strengthening the lower back? - What is the most important concept / principle that MMA Fighters, Wrestlers, BJJ Athletes & Judoka Athletes must grasp? I answer these questions below, check em' out! … [Read more...]
All The Good Things In Life, Money Can’t Buy – Cyborg Documentary
MANY Business "experts" will tell you how to run a business to make money. Yea. YOU get that money, boy! Systems. Team Building. Levels of Ascension. I get that. I do these things. But wanna know what VERY FEW people tell you about? CARING When I opened my 2nd Underground Strength Gym location I listened to "the experts". I did NOT, unfortunately, listen to my gut instincts and my PASSION. That's the REAL shyt, right there. I did NOT start feeling the success until I did what was right in … [Read more...]
Monday Motivation: ALL I Do Is WIN!
If you wanna make it to the TOP of ANYTHING you do it starts with the MIND. You can train as hard as you want but if the mind is not straight expect little to NO success. Same goes for Business. If you don't believe you will not climb to the top of the mountain. Success comes to those who work for it, believe in it and EARN it! [youtube width="640" height="390"]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dIMd0pUKrNU[/youtube] I've got some new business courses about to be released, a mix of mindset and … [Read more...]
Another One Bites the Dust….from Bodyweight Training!
In a way I am shocked yet on the flip side, NOT so shocked. Last week we had 3 different athletes throw up, simply from TWO bodyweight exercises, both of which are in Bodyweight University. It was the first 10 minutes of the workout nonetheless. The problem is, I have high expectations, or maybe not, you tell me when you post your comment. There are FAR too many athletes, even high level athletes, who can not handle even the simplest workout using bodyweight exercises. Last week … [Read more...]
Coach Ethan Reeve Interview
"All the problems of the world could be settled easily if men were only willing to think. The trouble is that men very often resort to all sorts of devices in order not to think, because thinking is such hard work." ~ Thomas J. Watson Wow, look what I dug up! Years ago, I had the opportunity to e mail Coach Ethan Reeve, one of my mentors, and he dished out some of the most insanely powerful training information. Here it is, once again, for your reading pleasure. Grab some coffee … [Read more...]
Episode # 21: Old School Battle
You saw how pumped I was to train... Driving 100 MPH (I know, I know, NOT smart) - but hey, I am uncontrollable when it comes to my love for the iron! Check out this workout...head to head with a D 1 wrestler... Questions about the workout, comments....right on! Feel free to post below! Kill it! --Coach Z-- PS - I was hanging ten today baby! … [Read more...]
333 | Interview With Louie Simmons of Westside Barbell Club: Lessons from The Westside Barbell Book of Methods
STRONG Life Podcast ep 333 This is a throwback interview I did with Louie Simmons, back in 2008. Back then, there were NO podcasts. I was using a landline to record these audio interviews for https://UndergroundStrengthCoach.com This was done after Louie released his book, The Westside Barbell Book of Methods. I devoured that book in NO time and could NOT put it down. … [Read more...]
I’m in the UK and I LOVE it!
You can see my latest article in newsstands now, in Fighters Only Magazine, a UK based magazine but it hits world wide newsstands. I LOVE the UK combat athletes. My first ever interview on the web was from a UK based web site, and I noticed one thing about these UK fighters: They LOVE hard training. I have never received whining, cry baby e mails from UK fighters either. They are HUGE supporters of my Underground Training and Products as well. I won't tell you what's inside this … [Read more...]