How to Train and Look like an Athlete with Jon Chaimberg – Episode 258

Posted by Jason Ferruggia

Do you want to know how elite athletes like champion MMA fighters and NHL hockey players train for strength and performance while building amazing physiques?

In this episode you’ll meet Jon Chaimberg, a man who has trained some of the greatest fighters, like Georges St-Pierre and Rashad Evans, as well as other mixed martial artists, pro hockey players, major league baseball players, and Canada’s National Wrestling Team.

If you’re a trainer looking for ways to get your clients better results, or just someone who is looking to take their own training and physique to the next level, you’ll find it all in episode 258 of the #RenegadeRadioPodcast.

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Show Notes:

  • How did Jon first get started in fitness? [1:49]
  • How was he able to train such high-level athletes so early in his coaching career? [4:07]
  • Does Jon train the average person the same way he trains elite athletes? [7:55]
  • How to get jacked and strong without doing the big 3 lifts (Squat, Bench, Deadlift) [14:16]
  • Top exercises and movement patterns for you to start today! [16:07]
  • What is the typical workout for an athlete training with Jon for the first time? [18:07]
  • His approach to training heavy and how he programs exercises so workouts are efficient and effective. [20:24]
  • Why he prefers full body workouts vs. splits. [26:50]
  • How does Jon train to stay ripped and muscular year round? [31:48]
  • The importance of listening to your body. [36:06]
  • The diet that keeps him SHREDDED. [40:42]
  • Do as I say, not as I do – His take on recovery practices. [45:48]
  • How has having kids changed his life? [47:58]


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