Drew Baye on Strength Training Exercise Science and HIT vs “High-Volume”

Drew Baye TSC belt squat

Drew Baye is one of the top high intensity training experts. He’s also a prolific writer, researcher, an elite level personal trainer and the founder of Baye.com, the most popular high intensity training blog. In this mini episode, we discuss the problems inherent within a lot of the current exercise science, which attempt to identify the optimal …

Dr. James Fisher and Dr. James Steele: Workout Nihilism vs Workout Optimisation

Dr James Fisher and Dr James Steele with Werner Kieser and colleague

Dr James Steele is an Associate Professor in Sport and Exercise Science at Southampton Solent University (United Kingdom). James teaches across both exercise physiology, biomechanics, and research methods, is an active researcher and has published numerous peer-reviewed articles on a variety of areas relating to health and fitness. Listen to my previous episodes with Dr …

Dr Doug McGuff on Workout Volume and Frequency, Neck Training, Exercise Science, Entrepreneurship, Cryptocurrency, and Relationships

Dr Doug McGuff and Wendy McGuff

Dr Doug McGuff (@DougMcGuff / Instagram: ultimate_exercise_) is frequently labeled as one of the world’s top experts on exercise and in particular, high intensity strength training. Doug practices full-time emergency medicine with Blue Ridge Emergency Physicians and owns, Ultimate Exercise, where he and his instructors continue to explore the limits of exercise through their personal training of clients. Doug …

Dr Wayne Westcott on Training Frequency, Workout Routines, Warm-Ups, Recovery Requirements with Ageing, and Progression Over A Lifetime

Dr Wayne Westcott

Dr. Wayne Westcott has written more than 20 books, 400 articles, and 600 newspaper columns on the topic of muscle-building exercise. He has spent thousands of hours in the research lab, presented his findings to tens-of-thousands of seminar attendees, personally educated, tested, and certified many thousands of fitness trainers from around the globe and consulted …

High Intensity Strength Training Fundamentals – Drew Baye

Drew Baye

Drew Baye is one of the top high intensity training experts. He’s also a prolific writer, researcher, an elite level personal trainer and the founder of Baye.com, the most popular high intensity training blog. In this episode, Drew and I go right back to basics. If you are a beginner to high intensity strength training and/or a …

Mark Strough on 72-Hour Weekly Fasts, The Ketogenic Diet and Optimising Self-Defence

Mark Strough Seated Row

Mark Strough is a High-Intensity Trainer, Serial Entrepreneur, and Life-Long Martial Artist. He’s an extraordinary human being who I’ve been following on social media for a while. I’ve always found Mark to be very open-minded, supportive and helpful in terms of educating the layman community on diet and exercise via: Facebook Mark of Health Instagram Email …

The Perfect Workout for CEOs

Jeff Bezos - photo courtesy of ForbesAfrica.com

Gary Knight has been a HIT advocate, practitioner and coach for over a decade. His journey has brought him from the Australian outback to the busy streets of London where he focuses on transforming the bodies of CEO’s and executives using HIT principles. In this episode, Gary and I discuss the perfect workout for CEOs …

Kevin Kruse – The Truth About Time Management

Kevin Kruse

Kevin Kruse is an entrepreneur who has won both an “Inc 500” award for fast growth and a “Best Place to Work” award for employee culture. Today, he is the CEO of LEADx a company that offers free leadership training and professional development to everyone, everywhere, at any time. He is a New York Times …

Dr Shawn Baker on the Carnivore Diet, Confirmation Bias, and The Joe Rogan Experience

Dr Shawn Baker doing bicep curls

Shawn Baker MD (@SBakerMD and Insta:shawnbaker1967) is a board certified orthopedic surgeon, multi-sport world record holding Masters 50+ Athlete, and Zero-Carber (he’s only eaten red meat for the last year). Following Shawn’s appearance on the Joe Rogen Experience, I was very excited to have him back on my show to find out what’s happened since. I also …

James Krieger on What Science Actually Says Are The Most Effective Ways to Lose Weight And Bodyfat – And How to Keep it Off

James Krieger

James Krieger is the former science editor for Pure Power Magazine, the former editor for Journal of Pure Power, and a former research director, and he is currently a well-traveled speaker and presenter at conferences and events that host primarily physicians, dieticians, and other health and fitness professionals. Most notably, he is the founder of …

Jens Jakob Andersen on How To Optimize Your Running Form, Performance and Minimize Injury

Jens Jakob Anderson

Jens Jakob Andersen is a former competitive runner, a statistician, a minimalist, and most importantly, the Founder and CEO of the immensely popular – if not the most popular – running shoe review website on the Internet, RunRepeat.com. What’s fascinating about Jens and RunRepeat is not only the extensive amount of comprehensive-yet-straightforward, useful information on …

John Heart on How He Won Mr America At 48-Years-Old

John Heart - high intensity training

John Heart (@MrAHeart and Insta: @mraheart) is a renowned trainer and teacher within the fitness industry. He is also a Natural Pro Bodybuilder who has won the title of Mr. America and Natural Mr. Universe. His primary platforms used for training/teaching include in-gym, YouTube, and all forms of social media including Facebook. John currently trains …

What It’s Like To Be An Independent Podcaster

On a few episodes of Corporate Warrior, we’ve touched on the business of podcasting – how to get started, how to land high-profile guests, and how to grow your podcast, among other things. Recently, I was interviewed on the Life As… show on 101.3 Flirt FM by the charming Tom Murphy, where we talked about what …

Mark Asanovich on Using High-Intensity Training in the NFL

Mark Asanovich Profile

Mark Asanovich, MA, CSCS, HFI, is one of the American professional football world’s most experienced strength and conditioning coaches employing high-intensity training, spending years with the Minnesota Vikings, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, the Baltimore Ravens, and the Jacksonville Jaguars, where he has trained numerous NFL athletes, Pro-Bowlers, and Hall-of-Famers such as Derrick Brooks, Cris Carter, …

Jim Flanagan on What He’s Learned About Business and What it Takes To Become Successful While Working Closely With The Legendary Arthur Jones

One of Arthur Jones’ closest colleagues and a legendary figure in the fitness world in his own right, Jim Flanagan is a career physical fitness educator and President of Resistance Solutions Inc. Jim was an instrumental figure for both Nautilus and MedX, and as a well-regarded and knowledgeable expert in high-intensity training, he has consulted …

11 Things I’ve Learnt About High Intensity Training

Lawrence Neal

1. Cadence doesn’t matter After reading Body By Science and starting high intensity strength training for the first time, I made a conscious effort to maintain a specific cadence during all exercises. I started doing 10/10 and then experimented with 5/5 after reading Occam’s Protocol in The 4-Hour Body by Tim Ferriss (seeking quick unachievable …

Simon Shawcross and the Story of HITuni – How He Started a HIT Business From Scratch and Effectively Marketed and Scaled His Way to Success (and What You Can Learn From It All)

Simon Shawcross, founder of HITuni and High Intensity Training expert

Ladies and Gentlemen, welcome to the 100th episode of the Corporate Warrior podcast! For this milestone, I’m joined by master personal trainer, author of The ONE Diet ( Amazon US / Amazon UK ), and of course, founder of HITuni, Simon Shawcross. In this episode, we talk about the story of how HITuni came to …

Skyler Tanner on The Most Effective Ways To Market Your HIT Business, Get New Clients, and Keep Them Coming Back Again and Again

Skyler Tanner, Exercise Physiologist, High Intensity Training Expert

Skyler Tanner is the most featured guest to-date on Corporate Warrior, and for quite a number of good reasons: in addition to being a well-regarded exercise physiologist, an analytics professional, a world-class personal trainer, having given lectures and presentations in a variety of conferences and media platforms, and having been featured in mainstream outlets such …

Doug Holland on Powerlifting as a Hardgainer, Running a Lean High-Intensity Training Business, and Living a Spartan Lifestyle in the Modern Age

Doug Holland

Revered by many in the high-intensity training world, Doug “The Sickness” Holland is one of the most interesting and accomplished men to ever make waves in both powerlifting and HIT. Not only is he a degreed mathematician, he has also been a competitive powerlifter in three weight classes (132 lbs,148 and 165), has been a …

Dr. David Behm on How to Use Stretching Effectively To Improve Your Training Results, Reduce the Risk of Injury, and Optimize Sport Performance

Dr. David Behm (Image Credit: David Howells - www.davehowellsphoto.com)

Dr. David Behm is an award-winning Research Professor at the Memorial University of Newfoundland’s School of Human Kinetics and Recreation. He is the recipient of the Memorial University President’s Award for Outstanding Research (2006), Memorial University School of Graduate Studies Dean’s Award for Service Excellence (2012), National Strength and Conditioning Association Outstanding Sport Scientist award …