We are two health & fitness fanatics, involved professionally with the industry. This is our podcast: The Garage Athlete Show. We update every week. The episodes are generated from our weekly ZOOM chat which responds to our many questions about fitness (all kinds of fitness for all kinds of people) from our Facebook fitness group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/2389121141309065
Episode 25 - Star Wars & The Big Thre Lifts
Episode 25 - Q&A with Dan and don, this week the boys went in on the big three lifts, geeked out about star wars and delved into why Don wants to compete again.
00:00 - Introduction
00:01 - Where's Dan been?
07:15 - Will training for strength endurance transfer over for a contest?
11:20 - What's the strangest bit of gym equipment you have seen?
15:20 - will adding running into my training effect my strength?
18:25 - Leg extension alternatives for a home gym.
21:04 - Which of the main lifts deteriorates quickest?
29:00 - Disney plus is a GODSEND for kids, Star wars and all things geeky
42:00 - favorite variation of the big three?
48:00 - Why is DON wanting to compete again?
1:00:00 - the socials and where to find us
Episode 24 - Q&A With Don
Q & A with Deej
00:00 - Introduction and explanation about Dan's MIA
01:36 - What is your favourite lift/exercise for each muscle group (not necessarily the most beneficial, just your fav) and why?
05:00 - Best way to burn fat and gain muscle at the same time
10:30 - I heard that to get 16" python all you had to do was go to school, say your prayers and eat your vitamins?? Is this true
11:07 - Training as a power lifter or train to what you enjoy?
13:50 - case study how to stabilise my bodyweight -
18:05 - If you could pause time what mischief would you get up to?
20:35 - What is the best lift to make you more attractive?
23:00 - Which to do first when trying to lose bodyfat weights or cardio?
27:30 -Can you build great legs without squats?
30:00 - Best way to gain weight? Is it even possible for me
32:00 - closing statements.
Episode 23 - Luke Mace - One Of The Founders Of Mace Muscles
00:00 - Introduction
01:35 - The story of mace muscles
12:00 - How to overcome being the new guy on the block
17:50 - Lockdown demand surged!
21:30 - The process of making product
26:30 - how do you feel about these pop up fabricators
30:30 - how do you think the fitness industry will change now?
33:28 - joining the garage gym fraternity
35:51 - What does the future hold for mace muscles
38:21 - plate loadable kettlebell or 50kg plates
40:00 - any specialist bars coming out?
42:00 - where to find mace muscles social media and website
Episode 22 - Chris Billingham fonder of Muscle Squad
Chris Billingham founder of muscle squad...
This week the boys speak to the founder and owner of muscle squad, they run through the logistics of importing gym equipment, the madness covid has produced, and why muscle squad is growing so fast with their focus on community and the end-user over profits!
01:00 - Chris & Muscle squad journey
06:50 - how Chris left the rat race
12:09 - how the hobby business grew.
18:50 - How muscle squad are different
21:00 - why did Muscle squad keep their prices low.
22:00 - kids and weight training
28:50 - pricing structures & supply chain.
29:30 - aren't all dumbells the same?
34:00 - how to avoid scams
38:15 - pre-orders the pitfalls
41:00 - what's the future of the fitness industry?
48:00 - why Chris values PT?
50:00 - muscle squads adjustable dumbells
57:00 - working from home and being a dad
59:25 - when did shit hit the fan with lockdown?
1:02:50 - where do you want to take muscle squad as a brand?
01:09:00 - insights from being a home gym user.
1:13:00 - where to find muscle squad and their socials
There is currently, competition on the muscle squad Instagram makes sure to check that out!
Episode 21 - Q&A With Don & Dan
This week the boys talk about, dropping bodyfat effectively, the importance of recovery as well as how to progressively overload isolation exercises.
0:00 - Introduction -
01:00- blue light glasses and caffeine
04:00 - The importance of recovery
08:40 - Can you lose fat without cardio? & Dons mini cut
16:30 - incorporating the sports specific training for a triathlon.
20:10 - can you train legs heavy and still run?
25:00 - do you think the stoleman brothers win world strongest man this year?
33:20 - how to progressively overload an isolation exercise
38:40 - chalk sample from ben
40:15 - Herbalife fat flush b******t!
43:50 - have you had any close calls/ accidents in the gym
53:50 - postnatal core training
1:00:00 - Only fans and other socials media channels
1:01:00 - 5 pillars of fat loss free 5 day challenge.
Episode 20 - Jack Clover - Strength And Conditioning In Womens Footbal
Jack clover - Strength and conditioning in women's football
00:00 - Introduction
01:15 -Jack’s story
07:30 - How did the march lockdown effect the girls training?
11:50 - Strength takes a lot longer to build than speed and endurance.
17:50 - what level of importance is given to S&C in football?
23:20 - how is this different to rugby? Multiple game weeks in football.
30:00 - communication between skills coach and S&C
35:30 - not all athletes love lifting.
38:00 - covid testing in professional sport.
40:15 - which smells worse?
44:00 - how to program cardio in for a football player.
52:00 - grassroots sport could do with more strength work rather than “fitness”
56:00 - why are these professional athletes training so poorly with weights?
1:01:00 - where to find jack on socials @jack_clover1 - twitter - @strengthcoachjack - Instagram