World-renowned strength & conditioning coach Joe DeFranco shares his thoughts on training for peak performance, mindset, and living your passion. As the founder and owner of DeFranco’s Gym, he also provides the business knowledge that helped him turn a 500-square-foot storage closet into a global brand.
Each week, Joe will educate, motivate and entertain his audience by answering their questions and/or conducting interviews with top athletes, fitness professionals, entrepreneurs, and other highly successful people.
#312 How To Customize Your Gains & Make ANY Program More Effective!
This week Joe & Smitty announce the [public] release of their NEW "Specialization Course Digital Library"! During the past 3 years Joe & Smitty compiled data on the most common "problem areas" in training, then created easy-to-implement "workout add-ons", aka, Specialization Courses - That'll turn your weaknesses into strengths - while making your current program 10X more effective! In this episode you'll learn more about these Specialization Courses [and how to gain instant access to them] along with a number of other topics including: How trainers, coaches & entrepreneurs know WHEN is the right time to launch a product; Why there is no such thing as a "perfect program"; Why exercise EXECUTION trumps exercise SELECTION; The 15 most common "problem areas" in training and much, Much MORE!
Related Links/Products Mentions CustomizeYourGains.com DeFranco Insider Strong Bastard 911 program Jim "Smitty" Smith
#311 How To Fix a Bulging Disc [3 Simple Steps], Joe D's Top 5 "Movie Heels" & More!
This week's show starts with an exciting announcement regarding a new supplement stack/bundle that's been added to the DeFranco line. [You asked for it & you got it!] This is followed up with an unexpected [somewhat shocking] announcement concerning the future of the Industrial Strength Show. Joe then answers a question about his Top 5 "movie heels" before getting into today's main topic - How To Fix a Bulging Lumbar Disc. Joe reveals the simple 3-step process he uses whenever he has a "disc flare-up". He also shares his daily, 4-Move "Mobilize & Anchor" routine for general low back maintenance/health. Joe concludes the show with his top tips for training with/around chronic low back pain.
Important Links/Products Mentioned www.IndustrialStrengthShow.com - Show Notes & Timestamps Joe D's Alligator-Like "Immune System Stack" AMPED Warm-up 3.0 Follow @defrancosgym on Instagram
#310 Programming Supra-Maximal Eccentrics, My Favorite 10-Minute Workouts & More!
This week's show consists of a 'mish-mash' of 3 different topics: 1. Joe gives an update on his shoulder rehab [which is also accompanied by a lesson about what it truly means to make "constant progress"] 2. Joe shares his thoughts on the Ryan Crowley "pec tear video" & the pros/cons of programming supra-maximal eccentrics 3. How to build/maintain muscle & burn fat in just 10 minutes a day!
For Timestamps & Important Links from this episode goto www.IndustrialStrengthShow.com Follow Joe D. on Instagram STRENGTH: Barbell Training Essentials DeFranco Insider
#309 Strength & Conditioning Considerations for Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
This week Joe takes a deep dive into the topic of 'Strength & Conditioning for Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu'. Specific topics of discussion include: Warm-up Considerations for the BJJ Athlete; Joe's [extremely effective] 2-Day "Condensed Conjugate" Strength Template; Conditioning for BJJ [Best practices for improving aerobic capacity, alactic capacity & lactic capacity]; How to organize BJJ practice, strength training and extra conditioning sessions into a weekly plan... and Much MORE!
TODAY'S SPONSOR: HelloWater [Use promo code "DEFRANCO" to save 10% on your 1st order!] Become CPPS-certified [Use coupon code "SAINT20" to save 20%!] For Timestamps & Important Links from this episode visit: www.IndustrialStrengthShow.com
#308 Rayron Gracie On The Importance of S&C for BJJ, Getting Attacked Outside of DeFranco's Gym & More!
This week Joe is joined by Rayron Gracie - son of the late Ryan Gracie, aka, "The Bad Boy of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu". Highlights from this conversation include: The insane story of how Rayron was attacked by a crazy person after his last workout at DeFranco's Gym; What prompted Rayron to call Joe & hire him as his Strength & Conditioning coach; The importance of incorporating strength & conditioning into BJJ training; The effect that Rayron's "newfound strength" has had on his technical/BJJ skill; Why the Gracie family was (originally) AGAINST strength training; Knowing the difference between "Getting Better" vs "Getting Tired"; The conditioning tool that has the highest carryover to BJJ; Rayron's misconception of what a great coach was/is supposed to do; Why all S&C programs were NOT created equal; Rayron's documentary, "Letters to My Father"...and Much MORE!
For Show Notes, Timestamps & Important Links from this episode goto: www.IndustrialStrengthShow.com To watch Rayron's documentary, "Letters To My Father" CLICK HERE.
#307 Overrated/Underrated Part 2: Cannabis for Recovery, TRT, Arm Day for Athletes & MORE!
This week Joe continues his wildly popular/polarizing segment from last week - Overrated/Underrated! Topics include: Arm Day for Athletes; Shampoo; Walking/LISS Cardio; Narrow Stance Squatting for Athletes; Training to Failure; Cannabis for Recovery; Burpees; Barefoot training; Garage Gyms; Knee Sleeves, Elbow Sleeves & Belts; Static Stretching; TRT; Marriage; Fructose/Fruit; Ranch Dressing; "Girl Push-ups"; Smith Machine; Expensive Workout Attire; Post Workout "Anabolic Window" & More!
*For Timestamps from this episode goto: www.IndustrialStrengthShow.com
*Today's sponsor = HelloWater [Use promo code "defranco" to Save 10% on your 1st order!]
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