Episode 072: Training Around an Injury & Cultivating a Growth Mindset featuring Jay Weedall

Jay Weedall is a strength coach and co-owner of Ethos Fitness and Performance in Boston. In this episode Jay discusses how he trained after sustaining an injury and the physical and mental challenges that come along with being down to three working limbs. The Pillars of Health on Instagram: @thepillars_of_health_podcast The Pillars of Health on... Continue Reading →

Dan McGinley is a strength and conditioning coach at Mike Boyle Strength and Conditioning in Woburn, Massachusetts. Dan recently spent eighteen months living and working in China with some top level Chinese athletes. Dan immersed himself in the culture and the language in order to improve his transition from life in the USA to life... Continue Reading →

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: The importance of assessments Why continuing education is crucial The role... Continue Reading →

Episode 005: The Top 5 Take Aways from the 2017 Physical Preparation Summit featuring Chris Mullins

In episode five of "The Pillars of Health" strength coaches Jon Carroll and Chris Mullins discuss their top five take aways from a recent continuing education trip to the 2017 Physical Preparation Summit in Indianapolis. Some of the topics discussed in this episode include why accessory exercises are beneficial and which ones you should be... Continue Reading →

Tweets in Review

In order to try and not think about how Liverpool were dismantled by Stoke City today, yes, Stoke, I've put together a few of the best tweets I came across this week.¬† 1. Nick Curson on the Joe Rogan Podcast Joe Rogan had UFC strength and conditioning coach Nick Curson on his podcast recently. Carson's... Continue Reading →

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