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The Strength Coach Podcast is the Official Podcast to Michael Boyle's StrengthCoach.com, the World's Leading Source of Strength & Conditioning Information. Each episode we will speak to Coach Boyle about the latest in Strength & Conditioning, forum hot topics and everything that is happening at StrengthCoach.com- including the latest articles, videos and audio content.

We will also "Hit the Gym with the Strength Coach." We talk to a different Strength Coach from the world of Professional and College sports to get an insight into real world strength training.

This is the best place to stay informed about the most cutting edge training techniques.

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The Strength Coach Podcast is the Official Podcast to Michael Boyle's StrengthCoach.com, the World's Leading Source of Strength & Conditioning Information. Each episode we will speak to Coach Boyle about the latest in Strength & Conditioning, forum hot topics and everything that is happening at StrengthCoach.com- including the latest articles, videos and audio content.

We will also "Hit the Gym with the Strength Coach." We talk to a different Strength Coach from the world of Professional and College sports to get an insight into real world strength training.

This is the best place to stay informed about the most cutting edge training techniques.

    Does Targeted ESD Really Exist with Brent Welsh

    Does Targeted ESD Really Exist with Brent Welsh

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    Highlights of Episode 306 Naamly "Hit The Gym with a Strength Coach" Segment
    Build Lasting Relationships Through Personalized Communication Brent Welsh, Professor at Humber College and The University of Guelph-Humber

     
    We spoke about:
    His presentation, "Does Targeted ESD Really Exist" What ATP is and what are the 3 methods What pathways contribute and when An example of the pathways using soccer Research on using intervals, rest periods and peak power Is weight training enough for aerobic work using heart rate for recovery The StrengthCoach.com Coaches Corner with Coach Boyle We spoke about:
    Trap Bar Jumps Sled Bounds Much more   TrainHeroic "Data Driven Coaching Segment"  
    Adam Dawdy and Tim Robinson talk about "Basic pillars of online marketing (social media, specifically)"
    Click here to start your Free 14 Day Trial.
     
      The Certified Functional Strength Coach Segment with Kevin Carr and Brendon Rearick  
    Kevin Carr starts a new series called Learn to Coach- all the variables needed to become an amazing coach. Part 1 discusses "How to have Your very first conversation with a new client" 
    Click Here for the article that goes with it.
    Get Certified!


     
      The Fit to Speak Segment with Jenny Rearick  
     
    Jenny discusses "Some of the fundamental physical skills you should be using when you speak - whether it's to one person, a group of people, or virtually. specifically, she talks about eye contact, gesturing, and posture."
    Fit to Speak is where Great Coaches Go to be Great Speakers.
    Get the PDF that details the skills and steps Jenny spoke about here
     
     
    About "Be Like the Best"
    During the last 12 years of interviewing many strength coaches, fitness professionals, physical therapists and gym owners, Anthony Renna has accumulated a rolodex of “The Best of the Best” in the fitness profession.
    This book is a collection of interviews with some of those top successes. Through his conversations, you’ll learn how they evolved in their careers, what habits and traits they believe made them successful, their goal setting processes, how they get through the hard times everyone faces and even some books to read and people they recommend following.
    After each interview, you’ll find a challenge or action step based on an important takeaway from each interview.  These are designed to encourage you to build the habits to Be Like the Best on your journey to dominating in this profession.
    As a fitness professional, you’re already making an impact in your clients, athletes and patients. This book will help you stand out in a crowded field and help guide you on the road to success.
    Go to BeLiketheBest.com for more info
    Thanks for Listening!

    • 1 hr 13 min
    Positive Changes from COVID from 15 Gym Owners

    Positive Changes from COVID from 15 Gym Owners

     
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    Highlights of Episode 305 Naamly "Hit The Gym with a Strength Coach" Segment

    Build Lasting Relationships Through Personalized Communication I asked 15 gym owners:
    What is 1 thing that COVID changed in your business that was positive and you're keeping?
    (all answers were kept to 5 mins or under)
     
    Thanks to:
    Vince Gabriele, Gabriele Fitness & Performance, Berkeley Heights, NJ Christa Doran, Tuff Girl Fitness, Hamden, CT Kendall Green, Green Roots Performance and Wellness , Wilmington, VA Eugenia Bradshaw, Bradshaw Personal Fitness, Long Island, NY Mark Fisher, Mark Fisher Fitness, NY, NY Nate VanKouwenberg, Next Level Fitness, Rochester, NY Christopher Kievit, Evolve Athletic Club, White Plains, NY TJ Lopez, Athletic Movement Protocol (AMP), Syosset, NY Rhonda Catt, Training House, Vernon, BC Mike Ranfone, Ranfone Training, Hamden, CT Michael Boyle, MBSC, Woburn, MA Dan Goodman, Varsity House Gym, Orangeburg, NY Guy Massi, Massi-Machado Strength & Conditioning, Cortlandt Manor, NY Elsbeth Vaino, Custom Strength, Ottawa  Rick Mayo, Alloy Personal Training, Roswell, GA The StrengthCoach.com Coaches Corner with Coach Boyle We spoke about:
    His Coaches Minute segment "Adult Clients Lifting Heavy" His Coaches Minute segment "Overtraining" What is 1 thing that COVID changed in your business that was positive and you're keeping? Much more   TrainHeroic "Data Driven Coaching Segment" Adam Dawdy and Tim Robinson talk about "Pricing in the TrainHeroic Marketplace"
    Click here to start your Free 14 Day Trial.
     
      The Certified Functional Strength Coach Segment with Kevin Carr and Brendon Rearick This episode continues a 7 part series on Movement as Medicine, discussing the wide array of benefits exercise has on physical, emotional and psychological health. Today's show Brendon talks about "Consistency Is King, And Moderation Is Queen. You Need Both To Make Lasting Change" 
    Click Here for the article that goes with it.
    Get Certified!
      The Fit to Speak Segment with Jenny Rearick Jenny discusses "How to pick the best medium for sharing your message - whether that be texting, emailing, or a phone call, and then gives some practice tips for making the most out of whichever you choose"
    Fit to Speak is where Great Coaches Go to be Great Speakers.
    Get the PDF that details the skills and steps Jenny spoke about here
     
     
    About "Be Like the Best"
    During the last 12 years of interviewing many strength coaches, fitness professionals, physical therapists and gym owners, Anthony Renna has accumulated a rolodex of “The Best of the Best” in the fitness profession.
    This book is a collection of interviews with some of those top successes. Through his conversations, you’ll learn how they evolved in their careers, what habits and traits they believe made them successful, their goal setting processes, how they get through the hard times everyone faces and even some books to read and people they recommend following.
    After each interview, you’ll find a challenge or action step based on an important takeaway from each interview.  These are designed to encourage you to build the habits to Be Like the Best on your journey to dominating in this profession.
    As a fitness professional, you’re already making an impact in your clients, athletes and patients. This book will help you stand out in a crowded field and help guide you on the road to success.
    Go to BeLiketheBest.com for more info
    Thanks for Listening!

    • 1 hr 45 min
    From the Team Setting to the Private Sector with Tim Caron

    From the Team Setting to the Private Sector with Tim Caron

    Brought to you by PerformBetter.com
    Highlights of Episode 304 Naamly "Hit The Gym with a Strength Coach" Segment

    Build Lasting Relationships Through Personalized Communication
    Tim Caron, co-founder of Allegiate Gym, former West Point, USC, Georgia Tech
    We spoke about:
    Quality Control Advice when taking a new role Range of Motion and Discipline Leaving the Team Setting for the Private Sector Engaging clients in the time of quarantine much more The StrengthCoach.com Coaches Corner with Coach Boyle We spoke about:
    His Coaches Minute segment "Speaking in Absolutes" The Orthopedic Cost of Exercise for Trap Bar Deadlifts His article "Why We Moved Away from Bars" Much more   TrainHeroic "Data Driven Coaching Segment" Adam Dawdy and Tim Robinson talk about "Foundations of online marketing - focusing on the big rocks"
    Click here to start your Free 14 Day Trial.
     
      The Certified Functional Strength Coach Segment with Kevin Carr and Brendon Rearick This episode continues a 7 part series on Movement as Medicine, discussing the wide array of benefits exercise has on physical, emotional and psychological health. Today's show Kevin talks about "Exercise and Cognitive Heath"
    Get Certified!
     
      The Fit to Speak Segment with Jenny Rearick Jenny discusses "The importance of an organized message when communicating and introduces a framework you can start using today"
    Fit to Speak is where Great Coaches Go to be Great Speakers.
    Get the PDF that details the skills and steps Jenny spoke about here
     
     
    About "Be Like the Best"
    During the last 12 years of interviewing many strength coaches, fitness professionals, physical therapists and gym owners, Anthony Renna has accumulated a rolodex of “The Best of the Best” in the fitness profession.
    This book is a collection of interviews with some of those top successes. Through his conversations, you’ll learn how they evolved in their careers, what habits and traits they believe made them successful, their goal setting processes, how they get through the hard times everyone faces and even some books to read and people they recommend following.
    After each interview, you’ll find a challenge or action step based on an important takeaway from each interview.  These are designed to encourage you to build the habits to Be Like the Best on your journey to dominating in this profession.
    As a fitness professional, you’re already making an impact in your clients, athletes and patients. This book will help you stand out in a crowded field and help guide you on the road to success.
    Go to BeLiketheBest.com for more info
    Thanks for Listening!

    • 1 hr 38 min
    Bobby Stroupe and Michael Boyle on Gary Gray's Functional Science

    Bobby Stroupe and Michael Boyle on Gary Gray's Functional Science

    Brought to you by PerformBetter.com
    Highlights of Episode 303 Naamly "Hit The Gym with a Strength Coach" Segment
    Build Lasting Relationships Through Personalized Communication
    The StrengthCoach.com Coaches Corner with Coach Boyle Another combination of the "Coaches Corner" and the Naamly "Hit the Gym with a Strength Coach" segment
    I got on a Zoom call with Coach Boyle and Bobby Stroupe, founder of APEC in Texas.

    Bobby was influenced by Gary Gray’s system and he did a really good presentation about his system that Coach Boyle saw and loved and wanted to get him on so we did a joint interview.
    We spoke about:
    Gary’s influence on both coaches, with athletes that were having problems Where Boyle saw a disconnect with the system How Bobby has overcome some of the things Boyle has had issues with The Functional Training Grid explained How the system is more than just a warm up Recommendations for using the system with other systems- taking what is useful Much more   TrainHeroic "Data Driven Coaching Segment"  
    Adam Dawdy and Tim Robinson talk about "Rate of Perceived Exertion Reps in Reserve"
    Click here to start your Free 14 Day Trial.
     
      The Certified Functional Strength Coach Segment with Kevin Carr and Brendon Rearick  
    This episode continues a 7 part series on Movement as Medicine, discussing the wide array of benefits exercise has on physical, emotional and psychological health. Today's show Kevin talks about "Strength Training and Depression"
    Get Certified!
      The Fit to Speak Segment with Jenny Rearick Jenny discusses "The importance of being able to 'read the room' and outlines the questions you should ask in order to do it successfully."
    Fit to Speak is where Great Coaches Go to be Great Speakers.
    Get the PDF that details the skills and steps Jenny spoke about here
     
     
    About "Be Like the Best"
    During the last 12 years of interviewing many strength coaches, fitness professionals, physical therapists and gym owners, Anthony Renna has accumulated a rolodex of “The Best of the Best” in the fitness profession.
    This book is a collection of interviews with some of those top successes. Through his conversations, you’ll learn how they evolved in their careers, what habits and traits they believe made them successful, their goal setting processes, how they get through the hard times everyone faces and even some books to read and people they recommend following.
    After each interview, you’ll find a challenge or action step based on an important takeaway from each interview.  These are designed to encourage you to build the habits to Be Like the Best on your journey to dominating in this profession.
    As a fitness professional, you’re already making an impact in your clients, athletes and patients. This book will help you stand out in a crowded field and help guide you on the road to success.
    Go to BeLiketheBest.com for more info
    Thanks for Listening!

    • 1 hr 11 min
    The End of 2020 Interview with Michael Boyle

    The End of 2020 Interview with Michael Boyle

     
    Brought to you by Perform Better
    Highlights of Episode 302 Naamly "Hit The Gym with a Strength Coach" Segment
    Build Lasting Relationships Through Personalized Communication
    The StrengthCoach.com Coaches Corner with Coach Boyle This End of the Year interview with Coach Boyle is a combination of the "Coaches Corner" and the Naamly "Hit the Gym with a Strength Coach" segment
    We spoke about:
    Was this the worst year ever? Taking action Having diverse multiple streams of revenue  What the future holds TrainHeroic "Data Driven Coaching Segment" Adam Dawdy and Tim Robinson talk about "Marketing and Engagement Strategies for the Holiday Season"
    Click here to start your Free 14 Day Trial.
      The Certified Functional Strength Coach Segment with Kevin Carr and Brendon Rearick This episode continues a 7 part series on Movement as Medicine, discussing the wide array of benefits exercise has on physical, emotional and psychological health. Today's show Brendon talks about "Your Get Up Score"
    Check out more in this article "What's Your Get Up Score?"
    Get Certified!
     
    The Fit to Speak Segment with Jenny Rearick Jenny discusses "4 Elements of Great Communication"
    Fit to Speak is where Great Coaches Go to be Great Speakers.
    Get the PDF that details the skills and steps Jenny spoke about here
     
     
    About "Be Like the Best"
    During the last 12 years of interviewing many strength coaches, fitness professionals, physical therapists and gym owners, Anthony Renna has accumulated a rolodex of “The Best of the Best” in the fitness profession.
    This book is a collection of interviews with some of those top successes. Through his conversations, you’ll learn how they evolved in their careers, what habits and traits they believe made them successful, their goal setting processes, how they get through the hard times everyone faces and even some books to read and people they recommend following.
    After each interview, you’ll find a challenge or action step based on an important takeaway from each interview.  These are designed to encourage you to build the habits to Be Like the Best on your journey to dominating in this profession.
    As a fitness professional, you’re already making an impact in your clients, athletes and patients. This book will help you stand out in a crowded field and help guide you on the road to success.
    Go to BeLiketheBest.com for more info
    Thanks for Listening!

    • 57 min
    Velocity Based Training for Weightlifters with Wil Fleming

    Velocity Based Training for Weightlifters with Wil Fleming

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    Highlights of Episode 301 Naamly "Hit The Gym with a Strength Coach" Segment
    Build Lasting Relationships Through Personalized Communication

    Wil Fleming, author of "Velocity Based Training for Weightlifting"
    We spoke about:
    The "Weird Wire on the Bar" story What VBT is and what it is NOT Why we can't just say "Lift as fast as possible" Why no matter how experienced you are, you can't tell which reps are faster Device differences LBT Accelerometer  Cameras VBT to evaluate readiness for daily training Much more Check out Wil's new book "Velocity Based Training for Weightlifters"
    The StrengthCoach.com Coaches Corner with Coach Boyle We spoke about:
    Going deep with 1 X 20 What his opposition is to VBT TrainHeroic "Data Driven Coaching Segment" Adam Dawdy and Tim Robinson talk about "Jobs to Be Done- Contrasting TrainHeroic's Team and Program offerings (different business tools)"
    Click here to start your Free 14 Day Trial.
     
      The Certified Functional Strength Coach Segment with Kevin Carr and Brendon Rearick This episode continues a 7 part series on Movement as Medicine, discussing the wide array of benefits exercise has on physical, emotional and psychological health. Today's show Brendon talks about "Maintaining Power as You Age"
    Check out more in this article "AS WE AGE, WE LOSE POWER AT ALMOST TWICE THE RATE WE LOSE STRENGTH"
    Get Certified!
     
      The Fit to Speak Segment with Jenny Rearick Jenny discusses "How to Get Rid of Filler Words."
    Fit to Speak is where Great Coaches Go to be Great Speakers.
    Get the PDF that details the skills and steps Jenny spoke about here
     
     
    About "Be Like the Best"
    During the last 12 years of interviewing many strength coaches, fitness professionals, physical therapists and gym owners, Anthony Renna has accumulated a rolodex of “The Best of the Best” in the fitness profession.
    This book is a collection of interviews with some of those top successes. Through his conversations, you’ll learn how they evolved in their careers, what habits and traits they believe made them successful, their goal setting processes, how they get through the hard times everyone faces and even some books to read and people they recommend following.
    After each interview, you’ll find a challenge or action step based on an important takeaway from each interview.  These are designed to encourage you to build the habits to Be Like the Best on your journey to dominating in this profession.
    As a fitness professional, you’re already making an impact in your clients, athletes and patients. This book will help you stand out in a crowded field and help guide you on the road to success.
    Go to BeLiketheBest.com for more info
    Thanks for Listening!

    • 1 hr 24 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
203 Ratings

203 Ratings

Dan TeamVH ,

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The Strength Coach Podcast has been a primary resource for the growth of our crew at Varsity House for years!

This is the gold standard for podcasts in the industry and truly is the original!

Love it.

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Jen.Szigeti ,

AWESOME!

I am loving The Strength Coach Podcast. The host Anthony jam packs every episode with tons of awesome content, interviews, and guest, covering all things health, fitness, strength training and more. I highly recommend!

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Great interviews, greater advice

This is a great workout podcast. It’s really interesting and gets straight to the point while also giving the listener great advice.

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