148 episodes

The podcast where we teach you how to maximize your strength as safely and efficiently as possible!

Each episode we bring you strength training techniques, nutritional recommendations, and general health tips based on over 30 years of experience.

We also bring you interviews with fitness business owners, strength coaches, scientists, researchers, and people on the cutting edge of the fitness industry.

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    • Health & Fitness
    • 5.0 • 22 Ratings

The podcast where we teach you how to maximize your strength as safely and efficiently as possible!

Each episode we bring you strength training techniques, nutritional recommendations, and general health tips based on over 30 years of experience.

We also bring you interviews with fitness business owners, strength coaches, scientists, researchers, and people on the cutting edge of the fitness industry.

    #149: Four Secrets To Performance Enhancement Part Two!

    #149: Four Secrets To Performance Enhancement Part Two!

    "Welcome to another explosive episode of the TNT Strength Podcast!"
    In this electrifying installment, we're diving right back into the heart of performance enhancement with part two of our series on "Four Secrets to Performance Enhancement." If you thought part one was packed with invaluable insights, get ready to be blown away as we unveil the remaining two secrets that can take your performance to unparalleled heights.
    Whether you're an athlete striving for excellence, a fitness enthusiast seeking to break barriers, or simply someone intrigued by the science behind pushing limits, this episode is tailor-made for you.
    In part one, we explored two simple things that can go a long way towards unlocking your true potential. But that was just the beginning. Today, we're delving into the final two elements that can make the difference between good and exceptional performance. These aren't just for elite athletes; they're for anyone who's willing to embrace the journey of improvement.
    So, if you're ready to harness the power of a couple more simple things that may help optimize your body's ability to bounce back stronger, stick around. Prepare to be enlightened, motivated, and armed with knowledge that could reshape the way you approach your fitness and performance goals. Let's ignite the dynamite. 

    • 18 min
    #148: 4 Secrets To Performance Enhancement Part 1:

    #148: 4 Secrets To Performance Enhancement Part 1:

    Welcome, strength seekers, to another exhilarating episode of the TNT Strength Podcast! Today we're diving deep into the heart-pounding world of performance enhancement. Whether you're an athlete aiming to push your limits, a fitness enthusiast seeking to break barriers, or simply someone who wants to take their physical abilities to the next level, this episode is tailor-made for you.
    Performance enhancement isn't just about lifting heavier weights or running faster; it's about unlocking the hidden potential within you, harnessing your mind-body connection, and mastering the art of continuous improvement. In this two-part series, we're unveiling four “secrets” that can supercharge your performance and propel you towards greatness. So, let's strap in and get ready to explore these game-changing insights!
    But before we jump into the secrets, I want to remind you to hit that subscribe button if you haven't already, so you never miss an episode full of actionable advice, expert interviews, and motivational stories. Also, remember that the TNT Strength community is more than just a podcast audience—it's a family of individuals committed to their personal growth journey. Head over to our tntstrength.com and social media channels to connect with like-minded individuals and join the conversation.
    All right, are you ready to uncover the first two secrets to enhancing your performance? Let's get started with Part One of this enlightening episode!

    • 27 min
    #147: There's No Such Thing As Isolation Exercise!

    #147: There's No Such Thing As Isolation Exercise!

    Welcome, fitness enthusiasts and curious minds, to another thought-provoking episode of "Truth Not Trends" – the podcast that cuts through the clutter of fitness myths and brings you evidence-based insights to maximize your workout results.
    Today, Liam and Jesse embark on a riveting journey into the age-old debate of Compound vs. Isolation Exercises.
    If you've ever set foot in a gym or delved into fitness discussions, you've likely encountered the never-ending argument of which exercise approach reigns supreme. Should we prioritize compound movements that engage multiple muscle groups, or is the isolation route the key to target specific muscles with precision? 
    Some coaches will claim there are physiological advantages from using compound movements. They promote functional strength, enhance muscle coordination, and improve overall athleticism.
    On the other hand, we can make a compelling case for isolation exercises. Are they merely the icing on the cake for fine-tuning aesthetics, or do they serve a more significant purpose in injury prevention and minimizing muscle imbalances? We'll dive deep into the world of targeted muscle isolation and explore how it complements a well-rounded training program.
    In truth there are numerous examples of real people who have achieved remarkable results using both approaches.
    The goal isn't to declare a winner in this showdown. Instead, we aim to bridge the gap between these training methods and help you make informed decisions about your fitness journey. Perhaps the optimal approach lies in harnessing the best of both worlds – a synergistic blend of compound and isolation exercises tailored to your unique goals.
    So, whether you're a fitness veteran or someone just starting their workout odyssey, this episode of Truth Not Trends promises to equip you with knowledge to elevate your training and achieve remarkable results.
    Remember, there's no one-size-fits-all approach to fitness, but with evidence-based insights, we can all make strides toward a healthier, stronger, and happier self.

    • 31 min
    #146: This Guy Pucks!

    #146: This Guy Pucks!

    Ladies and gentlemen, foodies and health enthusiasts, welcome to another scrumptious episode of Truth Not Trends – the podcast that teaches you how to maximize your strength as safely and efficiently as possible.
    Get ready to tantalize your taste buds and embrace a healthier lifestyle as we dive into the world of meal replacements brought to you by Matt Owens and ThePowerPuck.com!
    Picture this – a convenient, nutritious, and delicious meal that's ready in an instant, providing all the essential nutrients your body craves. No more greasy fast food or skipping meals due to a hectic schedule. Thanks to The Power Puck, taking care of your body has never been more convenient.
    In today's episode, we'll uncover the incredible story behind The Power Puck. From its humble beginnings in a small kitchen to becoming a sensation in the world of nutrition, we'll learn about the visionary minds and tireless dedication that made this delectable dream a reality.
    We'll hear from the founder himself as he shares his philosophy and mission. It's not just about creating a meal in a puck-shaped package; it's about empowering individuals to take charge of their health, revolutionizing the way we approach nutrition in our busy lives.
    So, whether you're a food enthusiast, a fitness guru, or simply someone searching for an easier way to nourish your body, this episode of Truth Not Trends is not to be missed!
    And remember, good nutrition is the foundation of a vibrant life. With The Power Puck from ThePowerPuck.com, taking care of yourself has never been so delightful and hassle-free.

    • 1 hr 27 min
    #145: If It Doesn't Challenge You It Doesn't Change You!

    #145: If It Doesn't Challenge You It Doesn't Change You!

    Today we have a special guest who is making waves in the world of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. He's none other than John "JJ" Janero, a renowned BJJ coach from the prestigious Evolve Training Center.
    Coach J has dedicated his life to the study and mastery of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, a martial art that has captured the imagination of millions around the globe. With over two decades of experience, he has become a true authority in the sport, leaving an indelible mark on both the competitive arena and the lives of his students.
    As a coach at Evolve Training Center, one of the premier BJJ academies in the world, Coach J has developed a reputation for his innovative techniques, exceptional teaching skills, and unwavering commitment to his students' growth and success. His passion for the art of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu shines through in every class, seminar, and private session he conducts.
    Beyond his remarkable coaching abilities, Coach J is also an accomplished competitor, having earned numerous accolades throughout his career. His deep understanding of the intricacies of BJJ and his ability to adapt to various styles make him a formidable force both on the mats and in the coaching realm.
    Throughout this podcast episode, we'll delve into Coach J's journey, his experiences, and the philosophies that have shaped him as a coach and martial artist. We'll uncover the lessons he's learned, the challenges he's faced, and the insights he's gained, not only in BJJ but also in life.
    So, whether you're a dedicated practitioner of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, an aspiring athlete, or simply someone curious about the world of martial arts, this episode promises to provide you with invaluable knowledge and inspiration.
    Join me as we embark on this exciting conversation with BJJ coach extraordinaire, J Janero, from Evolve Training Center.

    • 1 hr 2 min
    #144: Ignore The Core!

    #144: Ignore The Core!

    In this week's TNT Strength podcast Liam and Jesse discuss training the Abdominal muscles.
    Learn why training your abdominal muscles every day is not necessary and may not be the most effective approach. Like any other muscle group, the abdominal muscles need time to recover and rebuild after a workout. Overtraining them without proper rest can lead to muscle fatigue, diminished performance, and increased risk of injury.
    It is generally recommended to allow a minimum of 48 hours of rest between direct abdominal workouts to allow for proper recovery. This time allows the muscles to repair and grow stronger. Instead of training your abdominal muscles every day, you can focus on incorporating a balanced exercise routine that targets your midsection muscles a few times per week.
    Additionally, it's important to note that having visible abs is not solely dependent on how frequently you train them. The appearance of your abs is largely influenced by your body fat percentage. Even if you have well-developed abdominal muscles, they may not be visible if they are covered by a layer of fat. To reveal your abs, you need to combine abdominal exercises with a healthy High Protein Whole Food Personal Eating Plan and aim for overall body fat reduction.
    TNT Strength can help you design a suitable workout program that incorporates abdominal exercises and allows for adequate rest and recovery.

    • 37 min

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22 Ratings

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If you are an enthusiast for the safety, efficacy and efficiency of HIT influenced training, this is an outstanding podcast! Great guests, terrific interviews - well worth it!

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Great information without the hype. Listen for the truth, based in science, about how to build strength in the safest, most efficient way. No bosu!

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Always a blast!

Jesse and Liam are a dynamic duo like no other. They compliment each other well, they rarely talk over each other and most importantly they both really know their stuff. It’s hard to find one good podcast host, let alone two. If you’re interested in smart strength training TNT is a must listen!

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