25 episodes

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

The Garage Athlete Show Dan & Don

    • Health & Fitness
    • 5.0 • 3 Ratings

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 - 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

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Episode 24 - Q&A With Don

    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.

    • 34 min
    Episode 23 - Luke Mace - One Of The Founders Of Mace Muscles

    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

    • 44 min
    Episode 22 - Chris Billingham fonder of Muscle Squad

    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!

    00:00 Introduction
    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!

    • 1 hr 14 min
    Episode 21 - Q&A With Don & Dan

    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.

    • 1 hr 2 min
    Episode 20 - Jack Clover - Strength And Conditioning In Womens Footbal

    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

    • 1 hr 3 min

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