22 episodes

Scientific Strength is an innovative podcast that deconstucts the science of strength training, health and fitness research. Learn how to improve training and performance with cutting edge research in the area of strength, health, fitness, and peak performance for today's athlete, coach, and the intelligent fitness enthusiast. Brought to you by Scott Iardella, MPT, CSCS, CISSN, strength coach, performance specialist, and former physical therapist. Each episode is dedicated to one study - taking the science to practical application to improve training results and performance. To find Scott online, go to RdellaTraining.com.

Scientific Strength Scott Iardella, MPT, CSCS reviews research in strength training

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    • 4.6 • 42 Ratings

Scientific Strength is an innovative podcast that deconstucts the science of strength training, health and fitness research. Learn how to improve training and performance with cutting edge research in the area of strength, health, fitness, and peak performance for today's athlete, coach, and the intelligent fitness enthusiast. Brought to you by Scott Iardella, MPT, CSCS, CISSN, strength coach, performance specialist, and former physical therapist. Each episode is dedicated to one study - taking the science to practical application to improve training results and performance. To find Scott online, go to RdellaTraining.com.

    SS 022 | Weightlifting Vs. Kettlebell Training

    SS 022 | Weightlifting Vs. Kettlebell Training

    Episode #22 of Scientific Strength.
    In this episode we discuss a study comparing weightlifting vs. kettlebell training for strength, power, and body composition.

    • 17 min
    SS 021 | The Return of Scientific Strength

    SS 021 | The Return of Scientific Strength

    The Scientific Strength Podcast is back! After a long hiatus, I explain why I'm bringing this project back to life - and how we can all benefit from this short podcast. This episode is just a short "re-introduction" to the Scientific Strength podcast.

    • 7 min
    SS 020 | New Study Comparing Straight Bar Vs. Hex Bar Deadlifts

    SS 020 | New Study Comparing Straight Bar Vs. Hex Bar Deadlifts

    In this episode of Scientific Strength, we'll look at a new study comparing conventional straight bar deadlifts to hexagonal bar deadlifts. There's very limited research with this comparison, so this exciting new study sheds light on some of the key differences that are important to understand. 

    • 12 min
    SS 019 | Bodybuilding Vs. Powerlifting When Volume Is Equal

    SS 019 | Bodybuilding Vs. Powerlifting When Volume Is Equal

    The Scientific Strength Podcast is back! This week we'll discuss an interesting study comparing a bodybuilding training regimen to a powerlifting regimen to evaluate muscular adaptations in well trained men. When volume is equal - is one approach better? We'll discuss in Episode 19. 

    • 15 min
    SS 018 | Is Sitting The New Smoking?

    SS 018 | Is Sitting The New Smoking?

    There is a SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT in this week's show, so be sure to take a quick listen about the future of Scientific Strength. We also discuss a landmark study about the health consequences of prolonged sitting. Is sitting the new smoking? We'll discuss this week on the show.

    • 10 min
    SS 017 | A Functional Test You Need to Know About

    SS 017 | A Functional Test You Need to Know About

    This week's show we'll cover a very simple and important functional test to assess general strength and mobility. Learn why this test is important and how we use it as a part of the functional performance process. This week on Scientific Strength. 

    • 8 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
42 Ratings

42 Ratings

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Making Science Easy to Understand

Scott does a great job, in a short amount of time (episodes are all under 15 mins!), breaking down some of the science and research in training. Great job again Scott!

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Great format

I really like the short and to the point format Scott uses in this podcast. You can listen to several episodes or just get a quick hit of information.

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I miss it

Bring it back, an awesome podcast on vacation

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