Raleigh, North Carolina. In this episode Nick chats about his journey to become a strength coach, setting up his own business, the art of improvement, his biggest influences as well as his take on the challenges we face as coaches in modern society with the rapid development of technology.
Jay Weedall, co-owner of Ethos Fitness and Performance in Boston joins Jon for a holiday edition of the podcast. Jay goes over his advice for the holidays when it comes to training and eating and it is all geared towards shaping your mindset. In the second part of the interview Jay discusses the challenges of expanding as a gym owner and the lessons he has learned through the process.
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... Continue Reading →
Danny Christie is a licensed massage therapist (LMT) as well as a strength coach. He uses both disciplines in order to take a holistic approach to treating people who may have movement or mobility restrictions. Danny holds a B.Sc Sports Rehabilitation degree from Middlesex University in London. In 2008 Danny relocated to Miami from the... Continue Reading →
Alex Tanskey is an Integrative Strength and Performance coach and a StrongFirst level II instructor. Jon and Alex discuss four common mistakes when it comes to training and your health. The guys also discuss better options when it comes to each of the following. Decreasing calories and increasing activity Not prioritizing recovery Looking for a... Continue Reading →
Kyle Holland is a Performance Specialist with EXOS and is currently embedded within a special operations unit. As a strength coach to the entire unit Kyle oversees the readiness of many within the armed forces. Kyle talks to Jon about interning at the University of Iowa, training UFC fighters like Joel Lauzon as well as... Continue Reading →
Eirinn and Jon go into their current daily schedule as strength coaches and also working alongside each other as husband and wife. They also go into why getting the balance between work and home life is important. Most strength coaches work a split shift, mornings and evenings so this leaves a gap in the middle... Continue Reading →
In episode fourteen Jonathan is joined by Kevin Carr from Mike Boyle Strength and Conditioning as well as Movement as Medicine. After the guys finish chatting about the recent Camron and Mase diss tracks they go into the following topics: Training Aging Adults Training goals for adults in the 50-60 year old age range Managing... Continue Reading →
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... Continue Reading →