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Bringing context to myopic topics.Better at coaching, better at doing, better at understanding. But most of all, better at learning. How can we take all of this evidence, all of this research, all of this observational data and blend it into a cocktail of information that is both indulgent and yet nutritive? How do we order from the top shelf? How can we continue to drink at the bar for free? Yes, this is a totally self-serving project. But what isn’t?

The Pump Dean Guedo and Jeb Stuart Johnston

    • Fitness
    • 5.0 • 2 Ratings

Bringing context to myopic topics.Better at coaching, better at doing, better at understanding. But most of all, better at learning. How can we take all of this evidence, all of this research, all of this observational data and blend it into a cocktail of information that is both indulgent and yet nutritive? How do we order from the top shelf? How can we continue to drink at the bar for free? Yes, this is a totally self-serving project. But what isn’t?

    Sam Pogue: Networking for Dummies

    Sam Pogue: Networking for Dummies

    The boiz are joined by their friend Sam Pogue. Sam has had a long and varied career in fitness, starting as a gym membership sales person to Director of Strategic Partnerships at Onnit and a VP at TrueCoach to now wearing multiple hats as the master of his own domain, SamPogue.com

    • 2 hrs 3 min
    Training assisted: steroids and staying healthy with Jeremy Bell and Christian Thibaudeau

    Training assisted: steroids and staying healthy with Jeremy Bell and Christian Thibaudeau

    The boiz sit down with physique and strength specialists Jeremy Bell and Christian Thibaudeau to discuss how AAS can work for or against the physique and strength athlete. The reality is that in order to compete at the top levels of physique or strength sports athletes without some type of assistance. The key is to not approach it without understanding some of the risks. 1:00 Jeremy"s Covid pivot4:30 Chris lifting in the basement post-golf season11:00 4 hard gainers talkin muscle loss14:00 Big neck=big body baby16:00 Natty lifters: weak points and strong points22:00 High level athletes26:00 Genetics and pro bodybuilders27:00 AAS have a purpose: neurological vs physiological30:00 Tren!35:00 Estrogen and TRT38:00 Heart dangers with AAS/other drugs48:00 Life after steroids52:00 TBI & test levels60:00 Risk/reward63:00 "Sport TRT"69:00 Nutrition of enhanced lifters75:00 So you wanna be a bodybuilder92:00 The danger of taboos98:00 Where do we find you guys?

    • 1 hr 38 min
    So you wanna be a bodybuilder? W/ Ethan Grossman and Marcos Rodriguez

    So you wanna be a bodybuilder? W/ Ethan Grossman and Marcos Rodriguez

    In this episode the bois talk with two of NYC top personal trainers. Marcos Rodriguez has been in the industry in New York for two decades and knows everyone in the industry. He's become well known for his Arnold impression and experimentations in the world of psychedelics. Ethan is a Springfield College grad and a partner in Strength Score, a new training system developed by him and Dr. Pat Davidson with Kaiser Fitness. He's also prepping for next Year's NY Open where he plans to shock the bodybuilding world. These guys are both stupid smart, personable as hell, and jacked so you should listen to them. We delve into programming, generational divides, and what really matters in training. We also shout out to Kassem Hanson, Broderick Chavez, Pat Davidson, and Arthur Jones. And of course Marcos drops a "get to the choppa". Like, share, subscribe, and tell your friends. 2:00 Intro9:15 Jeb's ulterior motive15:00 Generational divide20:00 How to measure what matters28:00 "You can only measure zero & failure."37:00 Priority dictates success44:00 Bodybuilders aren't strong49:00 Why you should grind early in your career53:00 What training split are you running now?55:00 Do you really want to be a bodybuilder?1:02:00 Nobody deadlifts anymore1:08:00 Patterns are universal, solutions are individual1:18:00 Marcos and psychedelics Like, share, subscribe:)

    • 1 hr 20 min
    Bryan Krahn: Bodybuilding, Social Media, and Sammiches.

    Bryan Krahn: Bodybuilding, Social Media, and Sammiches.

    Bryan joins the boiz for an unbridled talk about everything from his love of bodybuilding movements and where people get it wrong to the pull of social media. Bryan has been around the fitness industry for longer than most of the younger generation have been alive. From writing for and editing some of the most popular bodybuilding websites and magazines to now being a top online coach, Bryan has been around the block. The overview: Intro3:00 High Intensity4:00 Powerlifting as the instigator7:00 Bryan scoffs at movement prep14:00 Genetic gifts18:00 Real world consequences to online shit talking24:00 Poliquin30:00 Competition/environment45:00 Haters?54:00 Kissin ass1:00:00 Shirtless seminars w/Paul Chek1:07:00 Dean talks about how he stopped lifting1:13:00 Hormones1:21:00 Life after 40 = everything might be impending death You can find Bryan online at:IG BryankrahnFB Bryan Krahnwww.bryankrahn.com

    • 1 hr 25 min
    Matt Domney: Powerlifting from Westside to Pokemon

    Matt Domney: Powerlifting from Westside to Pokemon

    The boiz sit down with strength coach and powerlifting coach Matt Domney to talk about lifting in the age of social media. As a part of Compound Performance Matt not only coaches athletes but also serves as a mentor to a plethora of strength coaches around the globe through Compound Performance's mentorship program. From the changes that have occurred in the sport of powerlifting to how coaches approach strength, there are so many new things and so many that have begun to fade away. Matt is a super knowledgable and experienced coach in a variety of domains and doesn't shy away from taking on dogmatic approaches that neglect context. His arguments with Squat University on Instagram have gained a lot of viewers. You can find more about Matt at www.compoundperformaance.com and follow him on Instagram. 1:30 Intros5:00 Mandatory Kyle Dobbs reference10:00 Critical thinking vs fitness cronyism14:00 Systems and principle based fitness18:00 Dean overdoing it22:00 Strength sports and ego inflation31:00 Why we really got into lifting35:00 When Dean subtly drops his 440 bench at Nationals50:00 Lack of self awareness in beginner lifters58:00 The downside of systems1:09:00 Interpersonal variability1:16:00 Leveraging your way to victory/ Westside to Pokemon

    • 1 hr 27 min
    Beyond Powerlifting: What Really Matters?

    Beyond Powerlifting: What Really Matters?

    The bois sit down with Stu Locke and Dave Ray of Kodiak Barbell and Bears and Arrows to talk powerlifting, programming, and gear (clothing, slow it down juice heads). These guys get Canadian as f*ck in their matching camo hoodies and a rack of powertools as a backdrop.3:00 Intros6:00 Stu's background8:00 Dave's life in the military18:00 Sports and their influence or lack thereof27:00 No one cares39:00 How to take a proper selfie40:00 Special Forces training47:00 Stu's injury history from the past 3 years55:00 Tying your identity to training1:03:00 Tying your identity to your work1:08:00 What are you willing to lose out on?1:13:00 The psychology of it allhttps://kodiakbarbell.com/https://bearsandarrows.com/https://www.pre-script.com/

    • 1 hr 15 min

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