Episode 067: The Importance of Novel Training in a Program featuring Chris Mullins

Chris Mullins is an integrative strength coach and in this episode he discusses novel training and why it is important to include in your strength training program. Topics discussed include:

  • Distinguishing between “consistent” and “rigid”
  • How to incorporate novel training without disrupting your progress
  • What is the value of novel training?
  • How much variety is too much?
  • Identifying habits we don’t even know we have
  • Where to include novel movements in your training program?

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Episode 061: 15 Books You Should Read featuring Brendon Rearick

Brendon Rearick drops in to discuss fifteen standout books he has read and or listened to over the last year. Brendon is a strength coach in the San Francisco area who works with clients on a daily basis. He also helps coach other coaches through the Certified Functional Strength Coach program with Mike Boyle Strength and Conditioning. Brendon is also co-owner of Movement as Medicine with fellow strength coach Kevin Carr. In this episode of the Pillars of Health, Brendon categorizes the books he has read into the following areas.

Book Links

Leadership & Business

Dare to Lead by Brene Brown

5 Dysfunctions of a Team by Patrick Lencioni

Radical Candor by Kim Scott

Creating Magic by Lee Cockerell

Never Split the Difference by Chris Voss & Tahl Raz

Boss Life by Paul Downs

Deep Work by Cal Newport

Coaching & Training

How to Talk so Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk by Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish

SparkGo Wild by John J. Ratey

Back Mechanic by Dr. Stuart McGill

Fun/Thought Provoking

Homo Deus by Yuval Noah Harari

Shoe Dog by Phil Knight

The Rational Optimist by Matt Ridley

Conspiracy by Ryan Holiday

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Movement as Medicine website

Kaitlyn Pimentel is a PGA member and former collegiate golfer at Methodist University. She is now a strength coach who incorporates an all around approach in order to help the people she trains. Kaitlyn’s phrase, “It’s not just about sets and reps” is a refreshing approach which we fully support here at The Pillars of Health. Jon and Kaitlyn also discuss the following:

  • Online coaching
  • Kaitlyn’s philosophy when it comes to coaching women
  • Why women need to track their period
  • Tips to optimize a woman’s training program
  • The impact of caffeine on the menstrual cycle
  • Dealing with negative self talk and body image issues
  • Why women need to lift heavy
  • How Kaitlyn manages the Four Pillars of Health

Show Notes

 

Period Tracking Apps: iperiod, Clue, Kindara

Book: “The Hormone Reset Diet” by Dr. Sarah Gottfried

Book: “Spark” by John J. Ratey & Eric Hagerman

 

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Golf Digest Article: “Ditch the Treadmill: Here’s a Better Cardio Routine for Golf”

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