Dr Jurgen Giessing – Why One Set To Failure Is All You Need (#172)

Dr Jurgen Giessing

Dr Jurgen Giessing (email – giessing[at]uni-landau.de) is a professor of sports science at the University of Koblenz-Landau. After graduating from the University of Marburg with a teaching degree and a doctor’s degree in pedagogy in 1997, Jurgen worked as a sports therapist and P.E. teacher and continued his research about muscle hypertrophy training which lead …

Nick Paterson – How To Reduce Inflammation, Transform Your Mental Health, And Start A Personal Training Business (#171)

Nick Paterson

Nick Paterson is an engineer, former RAF and commercial pilot, blogger, and Owner of Ultimate Fitness. In 2008, the financial crash took down Nick’s business in Finite Element Analysis Design, which catalysed Nick’s decision to become a house husband and focus on raising his young daughter. It was during this time that Nick realised his health …

Luke Carlson – How To Delegate In Your High Intensity Strength Training Business (#170)

Luke-Carlson-Discover-Strength

Luke Carlson (Luke [@] DiscoverStrength.com) is the founder and CEO of Discover Strength, a fast growing personal training business based in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Discover Strength’s four personal training facilities are among the highest volume/revenue training facilities in the United States. Luke is a sought after speaker to businesses and leaders in a variety of industries. Alongside …

Ted Harrison – How To Motivate Yourself And Your Clients In High Intensity Strength Training For Maximum Results (#169)

Ted Harrison

Ted Harrison (Facebook / Twitter) is a UK-based, High-intensity trainer and the owner of Vital Exercise, a private exercise studio specialising in strength and conditioning. Ted has spent over three decades helping people transform their health and build their best physiques using an evidence-based exercise approach. This is Ted’s third appearance on the podcast. Check out …

Dr Carrie Diulus – The Spine Surgeon And Thriving Type-1 Diabetic On A Plant-Based Ketogenic Diet (#168)

Dr Carrie Diulus

Dr. Carrie Diulus (Twitter, Instagram, Facebook) is a thriving Type 1 diabetic who utilizes a low-carbohydrate diet with specialized insulin strategies both for herself and her diabetic patients to have a powerful impact on the management of these conditions. Dr Diulus received her medical degree from Northeast Ohio Medical University, did three years of residency in …

Arjan Meijer – How To Fit HIT Around A Very Physical Job (#166)

Arjan Meijer

Arjan Meijer is from the Netherlands and has been training with weights since the 80s. He’s done it all, read it all, and heard it all. He’s tried high volume traditional weight training, Dorian Yates style high intensity training, Mike Mentzer consolidation routines, and much more. Arjan competed in two natural body building competitions at age …

Ivor Cummins – Eat Rich Live Long (#165)

Ivor Cummins - Eat Rich Live Long

Ivor Cummins BE(Chem) CEng MIEI is a chemical engineer and has since spent over 25 years in corporate technical leadership and management positions. He was shortlisted in 2015 as one of the top 6 of 500 applicants for “Irish Chartered Engineer of the Year”. Ivor has had a prolific career leading teams in complex problem-solving …

Ad Ligtvoet – My HIT Yoda (#164)

Ad Ligtvoet on a Shoulder Press

            View this post on Instagram                         A post shared by ad Ligtvoet training. (@ad_ligtvoet_training) on Sep 18, 2018 at 11:59pm PDT Ad Ligtvoet is a training instructor and former MedX therapist for Keiser Training in Aachen, Germany. He also runs …

Marcelo Mesquita – How To Build A Fast Growing ARX HIT Business (#163)

Marcelo Mesquita

Intense Health Co-Founder, Marcelo Mesquita, first started lifting weights at 14, owned his first gym at 16, and has been a practitioner for the last 2 decades training general population, amateur and professional athletes. Marcelo has supervised more than 40,000 workouts in his career and shows no signs of stopping. Both Marcelo, and his wife …

Dr Doug McGuff – Why You Should NOT Bulk Up (#161)

Dr Doug McGuff

Dr Doug McGuff (Instagram / YouTube) is the co-author of Body by Science: A Research Based Program for Strength Training, Body building, and Complete Fitness in 12 Minutes a Week and The Primal Prescription: Surviving The “Sick Care” Sinkhole. Doug practices full-time emergency medicine with Blue Ridge Emergency Physicians and owns, Ultimate Exercise, where he and …

Dr Ted Dreisinger – How To Eliminate Chronic Lower Back Pain (#160)

Dr Ted Dreisinger

Dr. Ted Dreisinger (tdreisinger@therapyadvisors [dot] com) graduated from Fairmont State University with a degree in physical education and language arts. He earned a Master’s Degree at the University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse and a PhD at the University of Missouri. Over the years, he has provided successful venture funded injury prevention programs in Upper Extremity and Spine for …

Wayne Westcott PhD – Is High Intensity Strength Training Enough? (#159)

Dr Wayne Westcott

Wayne L. Westcott PhD, is professor of exercise science at Quincy College in Quincy, Massachusetts. Dr. Westcott has been a strength training consultant for numerous organizations, including the U.S. Navy, the U.S. Air Force, the American Council on Exercise, the YMCA of the USA, General Motors, and Nautilus. He has authored 28 books/textbooks, and more …

Dr. Martin Gibala – HIT vs HIIT (#158)

Dr Martin Gibala

Martin Gibala, Ph.D. is a professor and chair of the Department of Kinesiology at McMaster University in Hamilton, Canada. His research on the health benefits of interval training has attracted immense scientific attention and worldwide media coverage. He is the author of a bestselling book, The One-Minute Workout: Science Shows a Way to Get Fit …

Should I Bulk Up? (#157)

Lawrence Neal

It’s been a while since I recorded a podcast on my own training and diet journey. In this episode, I talk about my own physical insecurities and new approach to diet to see if I can add more muscle mass whilst minimising fat gain. Since recording this, I was reminded that muscle gain, at my …

Patty and Dave Durell – Hiring, Overcoming Failure, and High Intensity Nation (#156)

Dave Durrell and Patty Durrell

Dave and Patty Durell co-own and co-operate Rock Solid Fitness, a one-on-one personal training studio in Dunedin, Florida. Both Patty and Dave have an extraordinary fitness and business resume. Dave has been helping people improve their health for over 36 years. He has worked as a Fitness Center Manager, Personal Trainer, Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant, …

Simon Melov, PhD – How Exercise Reverses Aging (#155)

Simon Melov, PhD

Simon Melov, PhD, heads the Buck Institute’s Genomic Core, which explores the role of the energy-making units inside cells, the mitochondria. Simon’s research focus is in identifying molecular hallmarks of aging to guide the development of anti-aging therapies. Melov received his PhD in Biochemistry from the University of London in the UK. He held positions …

Dr. Bryce Lee – How To Combine Physical Therapy With High Intensity Strength Training

Dr. Bryce Lee (Insta: strengthspaceva) is a former Surface Warfare Naval Officer turned Director of Therapy and Co-founder of StrengthSpace, a provider of resistance-based exercise and physical therapy services. Bryce became a Body By Science and high intensity strength training devotee and advocate following a string of acute and overuse training injuries he incurred during his …

Brandon Jonker – Does Repetition Duration Matter?

Brandon Jonker (Brandon [@] Jonkercc [dot] com), former Director of Operations at Discover Strength, is an experienced fitness industry executive and the founder of Jonker Coaching and Consulting. Brandon helps business leaders achieve the most out of their organizations by helping create organizational clarity through systematization and teaching tools on organizational strategy and people management. Brandon has …

Abe Williams & Mike Pullano – How To Build A Profitable Strength Training Business With ARX

Abe Williams (left) and Mike Pullano (right)

In this episode, my guests are Abe Williams (Co-Founder of EverStrongSF) and Mike Pullano (Product and Fulfilment Manager at ARXFit). EverstrongSF is a fast-growing high-intensity strength training facility in San Francisco using ARX and MedX to provide a highly effective, efficient, and evidence-based exercise service. Everstrong SF have leveraged ARX technology to differentiate their business and …

Ali Watts – How To Generate More Online Revenue In Your Fitness Business

Ali Watts

Six years ago, Ali Watts left the corporate world in Sydney, Australia, to follow her passion – helping people transform their bodies and minds through fitness and nutrition. She began her journey as a personal trainer and yoga teacher. Now, amongst other things (such as being a bad ass fit chick) she runs a quickly expanding Health …

Dr Jeremy Loenneke – How To Think About Muscle Growth Over The Long Term

Dr. Jeremy Loenneke is an Assistant Professor of Exercise Science at The University of Mississippi within the School of Applied Sciences. He obtained his PhD in Exercise Physiology from the University of Oklahoma under the mentorship of Dr. Michael Bemben. Dr. Loenneke had previously earned a Master’s degree in Nutrition and Exercise Science from Southeast …

Felipe Damas PhD On The Relationship Between Muscle Damage, Muscle Soreness, and Muscle Hypertrophy

Dr Felipe Damas

Dr Felipe Damas earned his doctorate at the University of São Paulo and McMaster University. Nowadays, he’s a postdoc at the Federal University of São Carlos researching exercise physiology, specifically on muscle adaptations to resistance training, focusing on mechanisms such as muscle damage, muscle protein synthesis, satellite cells, to better understand muscle hypertrophy. Contact Felipe: Facebook …

Richard Wolff – How To Price And Package High Intensity Training

Richard Wolff - MEDFitness

Richard J. Wolff, RD, LDN (@myMEDFITNESS) has dedicated his life to helping people live well. He is an entrepreneur, writer and founder of MEDFITNESS, the company that created On Demand Strength Training ™. Richard earned a degree in nutritional science from the College of Health and Human Sciences at Northern Illinois University. He completed an …

Dr Ted Naiman – The Benefits Of High Protein, The Truth About Fasting, And The Problems With The Carnivore Diet

Ted Naiman Bulked Up and Shredded

Dr. Ted Naiman (Burnfatnotsugar.com) is a board-certified Family Medicine physician who has used his extensive knowledge and understanding of diet, nutrition, and exercise to treat patients, helping them lose weight, greatly improve their health, and drastically improve – in some cases reverse – metabolic and autoimmune diseases. Having been a vegetarian and a steady-state runner, Ted’s focus is …

Luke Carlson – How To Generate More Revenue In Your High Intensity Training Business

Luke-Carlson-Discover-Strength

Luke Carlson is a Certified Exercise Physiologist and Kinesiologist, Cancer Exercise Specialist, and most importantly, the founder and CEO of one of the fastest growing high-intensity training businesses in world, Discover Strength. Luke is also the founder of the Resistance Exercise Conference: The Science and Application of Strength Training For Health and Human Performance. Luke joins …

Michael Petrella – How To Select The Best Exercise Machines For Great Results And A Complete HIT Business

Mike Petrella - STG Strength and Power

STG Strength and Power is proudly owned and operated by Michael Petrella (Facebook). STG is regarded by many as one of the finest and best equipped private gyms in the world. Michael is MEDX/HIT Certified (IART), Master HIT Certified (S.P.A.R.T.A.), Certified as a Youth Fitness Instructor (YouthFit Certified), Winner of the prestiges “Most Innovative Training …