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The x1@8 podcast is a podcast about powerlifters, not just powerlifting. We set out with a goal to talk about the real things that go on, and share the in the trenches experiences of athletes, and coaches.

x1@8 Podcast Alex Pearson-Jones

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The x1@8 podcast is a podcast about powerlifters, not just powerlifting. We set out with a goal to talk about the real things that go on, and share the in the trenches experiences of athletes, and coaches.

    x1@8 - The Journey II

    x1@8 - The Journey II

    This week, Alex and Owen reminisce about their powerlifting n00b days and discuss their changing relationship with the sport over the years, how to stay humble and set yourself up for success.Follow Owen: @ohubbFollow Peej: @peejskwaatsFollow the Show:...

    • 1 hr 7 min
    x1@8 - Squats (with Dylan Nelson)

    x1@8 - Squats (with Dylan Nelson)

    This week, the boys are joined by the much requested  world record holder Dylan Nelson to discuss his favourite sets throughout his years on and off the platform.Apologies for Dyaln's audio in this episode! It was recorded in a hotel room using his...

    • 1 hr 2 min
    x1@8 - Gamification (with Bryce Lewis)

    x1@8 - Gamification (with Bryce Lewis)

    This week, the boys are joined by Bryce Lewis to discuss the concept of gamification as it applies to strength training, social media and habit formation. Listen to hear about the key principles of meditation, Peej's WOW addiction, competitive...

    • 1 hr 12 min
    x1@8 - Engagement

    x1@8 - Engagement

    This week, Alex and Owen discuss why the USAPL might be losing lifters to other federations before pondering how IPF powerlifting could become more watchable in future.Follow Owen: @ohubbFollow Peej: @peejskaatsFollow the Show: @x1@8

    • 1 hr 9 min
    x1@8 - Soft Skills

    x1@8 - Soft Skills

    This week, Alex and Bryce talk through some of the non-science-y skills that make a good game-day coach, vent their frustrations about the ongoing lack of international competitions and are introduced to the concept of earshotting.Follow Bryce...

    • 1 hr 19 min
    x1@8 - Hype (with Heather Connor)

    x1@8 - Hype (with Heather Connor)

    This week, the boys are joined by multiple world record holder Heather Connor to discuss how to get hyped for a lift, how NOT to get hyped for a lift and where long lasting motivation comes from.Follow Heather: @heather.e.connorFollow Peej: :...

    • 1 hr 23 min

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