Alex Tanskey is an integrative strength and performance coach based in Raleigh, North Carolina. People using exercise as a stress reliever is a common situation both Alex and Jon encounter on a weekly basis in their coaching. Are we really lowering stress with exercise or is it making the problem worse? Well, that depends. Topics covered include:
The Postural Restoration Institute shoe list for 2018
“Why Zebra’s Don’t Get Ulcers”
Stress and the 21 Savage “Bank Account” analogy
Why you need high performance training
Dynamic energy control
Questions you need to ask yourself when it comes to using exercise as a stress reliever
Alex Tanskey is an Integrative Strength and Performance Coach based in Raleigh, North Carolina. Alex discusses some common issues that can hold people back from achieving their goals when it comes to weight loss. Some areas covered in this episode include:
Is perfect the enemy of good when it comes to nutrition?
Covering the basics
Stress management techniques
A reading from the book of Training Revelations, Chapter 1
The benefits of exercise and improved nutritional habits
Chris Mullins is a Boston based strength and conditioning coach. Chris joins Jon on the podcast to discuss the knees and everything that goes with this awesome joint. The guys go over the following talking points:
What characteristics or standards do you look for in a potential coach or trainer? This episode originated from a listener question and allows Alex and Jon to discuss four stand out areas that you should look for in a good coach. These standards include:
In episode six of “The Pillars of Health” Jonathan is joined by strength coach Alex Tanskey to discuss the best ways to optimize your strength and exercise goals. The guys discuss how training age can play a role in your progress in the gym, the difference between a novice and an advanced lifter and why you should know the difference. The discussion also delves into what type of training program works best for different people based on their training age, the benefits of sub maximal training, the dangers of continuously maxing out as well as how often do you really need to switch exercises in your training program? Best of all, the guys go over their all time favorite T-Pain song, a conversation you do not want to miss!
When Alex Tanskey isn’t wearing quality Christmas sweaters or deadlifting over 500lbs he occasionally likes to do an interview. I sat down with Alex to listen to what he had to say about saying goodbye to long time clients before his move from Boston to North Carolina, the keys to training for life, the difference between a workout and training as well as why you need to laugh at yourself.
Warning! This interview contains knowledge bombs and a few good laughs! You should probably go ahead and listen. See audio player below.