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There's a lot of b******t out there, this show is here to help you cut through the noise, dogma and pseudoscience. But not in a boring, freshman science class kind of way. We want to show you that taking your health and fitness seriously can be fun too.

There's no universal path the wellness. On this show we'll share what the research shows on key exercise and nutrition topics, lay out the pros and cons, and help you figure out what's best for you - perfect little snowflake that you are.

So, if you want to be fit, but also still enjoy life, give us a listen.

Strength & Scotch: Get Fitter While Enjoying Life Brandon Heavey & Grant Fowlie

    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.8 • 150 Ratings

There's a lot of b******t out there, this show is here to help you cut through the noise, dogma and pseudoscience. But not in a boring, freshman science class kind of way. We want to show you that taking your health and fitness seriously can be fun too.

There's no universal path the wellness. On this show we'll share what the research shows on key exercise and nutrition topics, lay out the pros and cons, and help you figure out what's best for you - perfect little snowflake that you are.

So, if you want to be fit, but also still enjoy life, give us a listen.

    SS 312 - The #1 Reason People Fail to Lose Weight

    SS 312 - The #1 Reason People Fail to Lose Weight

    In this week’s episode of Strength and Scotch, Coach Heavey discusses the #1 reason why people struggle with fat loss- it’s not what you think!   Grant also shares his recent success with fat loss, a memorable 9-mile run and a sneak peek at this month’s whiskey club selection.


    If you love the strength part of Strength & Scotch AND you'd like to get into the best shape of your life, be sure to subscribe to Heavey's main gig: www.evidencebasedathlete.com

    • 41 min
    SS 311 - Concurrent Training: What Happens When You Mix Cardio and Lifting

    SS 311 - Concurrent Training: What Happens When You Mix Cardio and Lifting

    In this week’s episode of Strength and Scotch, Grant and Heavey chat about concurrent training: the combination of weight training and cardio.   Does cardio interfere with strength gains?  What’s the ideal workout order, recovery period and frequency of training when combining strength and cardio?  Tune in to hear what the research says ...and to hear about the boys’ recent adventures with The Botanist Gin.

    • 38 min
    SS 310 - All Things Running with Coach Nicole

    SS 310 - All Things Running with Coach Nicole

    In this week’s episode of Strength and Scotch, Grant and Heavey are joined by Coach Nicole of Evidence Based Athlete to answer all of Grant’s running questions. Having recently been bit by the running bug, Grant gets advice on running shoes, how to properly increase mileage, setting running goals, form tweaks and mindset.

    • 56 min
    SS 309 - How to Use Caffeine to Boost Your One Rep Max

    SS 309 - How to Use Caffeine to Boost Your One Rep Max

    If you already have a caffeine habit, can you still use caffeine as an ergogenic aid for strength and strength endurance? In this week’s episode of Strength and Scotch, Coach Heavey shares the science on caffeine as an ergogenic aid, dosing for men vs women, and whether you should cut back on regular daily caffeine to improve pre-workout caffeine effects. Tune in to get the scoop.

    • 38 min
    SS 308 - Are You Performing Your Lifts in the Right Order?

    SS 308 - Are You Performing Your Lifts in the Right Order?

    In this week’s episode of Strength and Scotch, Grant and Heavey discuss the science behind exercise order. Does it matter what movements you perform first for strength vs hypertrophy? How does an extended warmup affect training? And what is the principle of specificity? Tune in to hear all the details.

    • 34 min
    SS 307 - Can You Get Stronger as You Age?

    SS 307 - Can You Get Stronger as You Age?

    In this week’s episode of Strength and Scotch, Heavy and Grant discuss a question from listener Jim: Can you get stronger and build muscle with age? Heavy shares the research on muscle and aging, the most powerful supplement for older athletes, and variations in protein requirements for masters athletes.

    • 34 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
150 Ratings

150 Ratings

J. Barshop ,

Authentic, Empowering and Amazingly Practical

It’s obvious that Brandon and Grant put extraordinary effort in covering topics and finding guests that are authentic and truly care about being a positive force in this world - the insights

Neil B 13 ,

Interesting and science based.

This is a great podcast, and I’m sad to see it end, but the last 280some episodes have been educating and entertaining me on weekly basis. Keep killing it in life. Looking forward to a continuation in the future and an expanded context.

RetiredCoach44 ,

Political I’m out

I listen to learn about exercise and healthy living, and sometimes whiskey. The boys got political and talked BLM and police killings. The police shooting in Kenosha was justified he was an armed felon resisting a lawful arrest. Podcasters that are uninformed should stick to their area of expertise. Virtue signaling doesn’t work. It is harmful to input bad information into a social hot spot. Lazy uninformed is not a good look.

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