Iron Radio is a science-based talk show and podcast about the nutrition, training, coaching, health, and psychology of strength sports like bodybuilding and powerlifting. Each week we interview experts and discuss a topic. Look for our Podcast in the iTunes Music Store
Episode 614 IronRadio - Guest Jen Bates Topic Transitioning Powerlifting to Strongman
Join the guys as they converse with strongman competitor Jen Bates on topics ranging from women in strength sports to advantages and disadvantages of moving from powerlifting to strongman. Caution, potty-mouth lifters at work in this episode. Also, huge thanks to strong supporters Joe, Nathan, Travis, Thomas, Joel, and Marsh. You are appreciated!
Episode 613 IronRadio - Topic Speed Kills Redux
Starting with listener questions about inconvenient truths in professional journals, and moving on to some scientific literature concerning last week's sodium intake question, the guys then get to the concept of rep speed. When is it bad and when is it good to go fast? Pull up a bench and find out! Lastly, huge thanks to solid supporters Matt, Jacob, Jacob 2, Cory, Isaac, and Christopher. You are appreciated!
Episode 612 IronRadio - Topic The Riddle of Steel
After covering listener mail on plant proteins, adaptogens, and sodium - plus some new science on muscle inflammation - the intrepid trio explores the Riddle of Steel. Why are muscle sports a calling for some? Does the call differ from the way in which team sports draw-in people? Pull up a bench and get in on some of this wisdom. THIS you can trust.
Episode 611 IronRadio - Topic News, New IronRadio Forums
After sharing fitness news on a bizarre way to potentially enhance muscle mass and recovery, and on the fat-but-fit controversy, Phil and Lonnie talk shop about the brand new IronRadio forums! They're called TheIronForum.com and will provide a better way to interact with the podcast. Also, sincere thanks to Coach Hite's Corner, Tyler, Neil, and Steven. You will get perks in upcoming activities!
Episode 610 IronRadio - Topic Muscle Mass, Evolution, and Sex
A listener question opens a discussion and mini-scientific literature review. Is muscle hypertrophy just a side effect compared to other, clearly advantageous training adaptations? Or could it play a valuable role in human evolution? Also, sincere thanks to Matt for his recent donation as well as strong monthly supporters like Ryan, Marek, David1, David2, and Monique. You will get perks in upcoming activities!
Episode 609 IronRadio - Guest Ashleigh VanHouton Topic Female Bodybuilding, Organ Meats
Join the guys in a discussion with female bodybuilder and author Ashleigh VanHouton as they discuss women's bodybuilding, competitive mindsets, and nutrition issues including Ashleigh's interest in organ meats. Also tune in for news on a toxic metal that may worsen flu severity and may be in your health food lineup as well as Britain's attempts to control unhealthy foods and more! Lastly, sincere thanks to Joe for his recent donation as well as strong monthly supporters like Michael, Jacob, Jacob2, Isaac, and new supporter Rey. You will get perks in upcoming activities!
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The best podcast for lifters
Ten years ago I was devouring podcasts while marathon training. This one slipped into the playlist, and 10 years later I’m a powerlifter. Iron radio has been there the whole time.
Solid info. Great topics. Never bias which is really hard to fin in the industry these days. Thanks for educating us without a second agenda. Keep it up !
Best in Class
I can't recommend this podcast enough. The combination of knowledge and experience these guys bring to the table really sets them apart from the herd. Go head and join the Iron Brotherhood. Accept no imitations, for this you can trust.