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Alex and Will sit down weekly and talk about all things powerlifting. General chit-chat, case studies and interviews with lifters and coaches.Sign up for our Newsletter for free stuff! https://mailchi.mp/a5b20bad6a42/weakly-weights-newsletter

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Alex and Will sit down weekly and talk about all things powerlifting. General chit-chat, case studies and interviews with lifters and coaches.Sign up for our Newsletter for free stuff! https://mailchi.mp/a5b20bad6a42/weakly-weights-newsletter

    118 - What are your strengths as a lifter

    118 - What are your strengths as a lifter

    The boys sit down and discuss a questionnaire that Will put together that talks about some dispositional factors that might impact how we go about training, and what they might mean for each of them respectively. They also debut a new segment, and answer some audience Q&A

    • 1 hr 8 min
    117 - Joe Stanek on coaching success

    117 - Joe Stanek on coaching success

    Joe joins the boys to talk about coaching. We cover creating relationships with clients, effective communication, and when to say no to athlete desires. We talk in some depth about deadlift programming and exercise selection, and Joe schools us on Hamilton, the musical. 

    • 1 hr 23 min
    116 - Chris Kennedy on life and lifting

    116 - Chris Kennedy on life and lifting

    Chris, the reigning under-74kg NZ powerlifting champion, joins the boys to talk about his journey in life. We cover his childhood and descent into drug dealing and use, crime, and his stint in jail. We learn about his discovery of exercise, and the journey that he underwent after prison in finding new constructive ways of living, leading to his pursuit of powerlifting, his studies in exercise science, and assistant teaching at university. An amazing story. 

    • 1 hr 25 min
    115 - Josh Pelland and Zac Robinson on philosophy of training

    115 - Josh Pelland and Zac Robinson on philosophy of training

    Josh and Zac from DataDrivenStrength join the boys to talk about the philosophy of training. How can we know what works? What factors contribute to a lifter's success that we might pay less attention to? Do people with different goals or those operating under different paradigms look for different data when assessing their lifters? 

    • 1 hr
    114 - Matt Domney on Specificity and Variability

    114 - Matt Domney on Specificity and Variability

    Matt Domney joins the boys to talk about the continuum between specificity and variability, the role of movement variability, and what constitutes variability in exercise prescription and performance. We discuss considerations in directed adaptation, longevity, optimising performance, and much more. Alex gets dissed hard by Matt.

    • 1 hr 3 min
    113 - Jamie Bouziotis on cardio for strength trainees

    113 - Jamie Bouziotis on cardio for strength trainees

    Jamie joins the boys to talk about the dreaded C-word. What role does our cardiovascular system play in powerlifting training, performance, and maintaining our health? How can we implement cardio in our training? Is the interference effect a big deal? Is just doing more reps enough? All this, and more. 

    • 53 min

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