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I (Joshua Gibson) interview elite level weightlifters, coaches, and experts in the field of strength and power development.

Philosophical Weightlifting Podcast Philosophical Weightlifting

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    • 5.0 • 41 Ratings

I (Joshua Gibson) interview elite level weightlifters, coaches, and experts in the field of strength and power development.

    Ep. 171: Work Capacity, General Training, & CrossFit | Alex Bailey

    Ep. 171: Work Capacity, General Training, & CrossFit | Alex Bailey

    In this episode of the podcast, we were joined by Alex Bailey (formerly LaChance).

    We talked all things work capacity, including general training, transitioning from an off-season to meet prep, and how CrossFit can be beneficial for weightlifters.

    Check out our seminars in Calgary on Sept. 10th and 11th:
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    Follow Alex:
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    Check me out for 1:1 Remote Coaching:
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    https://www.philosophicalweightlifting.com/

    • 50 min
    Ep. 170: The Business of Weightlifting | Sarah Amenta, SoCal Weightlifting

    Ep. 170: The Business of Weightlifting | Sarah Amenta, SoCal Weightlifting

    In the episode of the podcast, Max, Sarah, and I deep dive in the business side of the sport. Most coaches and athletes are working so hard to understand the X's and O's of weightlifting that they lose sight of the fact that they are running a business.

    Sit down with us as we cover marketing, athlete retention, growing to become successful, and everything in-between.

    Check out our seminars in Calgary on Sept. 10th and 11th:
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    Weightlifting: https://maxsgym.pike13.com/pack_products/795775
    SuperTotal: https://maxsgym.pike13.com/pack_products/795779

    Follow Sarah:
    https://www.instagram.com/sarah.amenta/
    https://www.instagram.com/socalwlc/

    Check out Max's work:
    https://www.instagram.com/max_aita/
    https://www.teamaita.com/

    Check me out for 1:1 Remote Coaching:
    https://www.instagram.com/josh_philwl/
    https://www.philosophicalweightlifting.com/

    Sign up for the best programming available: https://weightlifting.ai/

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    • 48 min
    Ep. 169: Training Talks w/Mike Tuchscherer | Peaking, Phase Potentiation, & AI

    Ep. 169: Training Talks w/Mike Tuchscherer | Peaking, Phase Potentiation, & AI

    This was a behemoth of an episode. We were joined by Mike Tuchscherer, a man who has essentially created his own training system, Emerging Strategies.

    During the show, we deep dive on peaking and athlete response, sequencing training blocks, and why Mike hasn't developed an Emerging Strategies AI.

    Check out our seminars in Calgary on Sept. 10th and 11th:
    Powerlifting: https://maxsgym.pike13.com/pack_products/795776
    Weightlifting: https://maxsgym.pike13.com/pack_products/795775
    SuperTotal: https://maxsgym.pike13.com/pack_products/795779

    Check out Mike's work:
    https://www.instagram.com/miketuchscherer/
    https://www.reactivetrainingsystems.com/Home/Main

    Check out Max's work:
    https://www.instagram.com/max_aita/
    https://www.teamaita.com/

    Check me out for 1:1 Remote Coaching:
    https://www.instagram.com/josh_philwl/
    https://www.philosophicalweightlifting.com/

    Sign up for the best programming available: https://weightlifting.ai/

    Onyx:
    https://www.onyxstraps.com/ with code PHILWL for 10% off
    https://www.instagram.com/onyx_straps/

    Weightlifting House:
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    • 1 hr 12 min
    Ep. 168: Readiness, Technology, & the Biomechanics of Weightlifting | Aaron Cunanan, PhD

    Ep. 168: Readiness, Technology, & the Biomechanics of Weightlifting | Aaron Cunanan, PhD

    * Sorry for the distorted audio. We will get that sorted heading forward. *

    In this episode of the podcast, we talk to sport scientist Aaron Cunanan. Aaron got his PhD from ETSU in Sport Physiology, having turned that into a sport science role with the San Franscico Giants, UFC, and now the Cincinnati Reds.

    We talk the role of technology in sport, how readiness can inform training, and deep dive on the biomechanics of weightlifting.

    Keep up with Aaron:
    https://twitter.com/aaronjcunanan

    Sign up for the best programming available: https://weightlifting.ai/

    Onyx:
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    https://www.instagram.com/onyx_straps/

    Weightlifting House:
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    Check out the AI:
    https://weightlifting.ai/

    Follow Max and get coaching!
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    Follow me:
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    • 1 hr 12 min
    Ep. 167: Training Talks w/Max Aita | All About Technique Primers

    Ep. 167: Training Talks w/Max Aita | All About Technique Primers

    In this episode of the Training Talks segment, Max and I deep dive into the topic of technique primers, drills, and exercise selection.

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    Check out the AI:
    https://weightlifting.ai/

    Follow Max and get coaching!
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    • 45 min
    Ep. 166: Training Talks w/Max Aita (The Technique Triad & Westside vs Sheiko)

    Ep. 166: Training Talks w/Max Aita (The Technique Triad & Westside vs Sheiko)

    In this episode of the Training Talks segment, Max and I discuss the process of detraining and gaining back fitness, how Max conceptualized the Technique Triad, and where Westside & Sheiko differ.

    Onyx:
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    https://www.instagram.com/onyx_straps/

    Weightlifting House:
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    Check out the AI:
    https://weightlifting.ai/

    Follow Max and get coaching!
    https://www.instagram.com/max_aita/

    Follow me:
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    • 48 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
41 Ratings

41 Ratings

Heavily caffeinated lifter ,

Distilling Complex Information Into Bite Sized Pieces

Josh consistently distills complex information down into bite sized pieces and marrying up theory with practice. Huge fan of his work. Keep it up!

Mike Polnik ,

Download this one!

This podcast is a perfect show for those of us who want intelligent conversation that inspires the workouts we do as well as the art of weightlifting. It is a perfect blend of great conversation that takes the sport serious but has that atmosphere of a relaxing message.

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Great information every time

The podcast gets quality people that give quality information. That all you can ask for.

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