I believe you should surround yourself with people who back up words with actions, and always look to improve, grow, and make a positive impact.
People like today’s podcast guest, Danny Kavadlo.
Danny is a renowned expert in the field of bodyweight training and calisthenics, and one of the most entertaining, engaging, and all around cool dudes I know.
He balances a New York attitude and a rebellious vibe with an evolved, introspective approach to the way he trains and lives.
Every time Danny and I get a chance to chat, I walk away with a new perspective on life and a new fire to grow as a coach and as a person. You guys are gonna love this episode, so tune in to hear Danny and I cover everything from training and nutrition, to tattoos, social justice, and professional wrestling.
If you only have a few minutes, be sure to check out Danny’s thoughts on dealing with self-doubt and a lack of motivation.
Don’t miss Danny’s and his brother, Al’s, new book- Street Workout: A worldwide Anthology of Urban Calisthenics.
These guys always put out ultra high quality styff, and this book is no exception.
Today’s Topics Include:
0:00: An introduction to Danny’s new book and stories of their childhood scrapping in the streets of NYC
7:43: How Street Workout is different from the Kavadlos’ previous books
11:04: How Danny mixes basic strength training into his calisthenic training
14:40: Opportunities to hang and train with Danny and Al while the promote Street Workout
15:38: Trading stories about the golden eras of professional wrestling
21:34: What non-fitness skills are Danny and I working on?
25:00: Danny’s biggest life lesson since the last time he and I spoke
29:04: How do Danny and I define success?
31:35: Why I try not to pay attention to too much stuff on social media
32:27: The importance of experience in becoming a great trainer and coach
37:17: Is it possible to gain muscle with only 4-5 hours of sleep per night?
39:44: How Danny’s training principles have evolved over the years
44:05: What’s the best way to approach a cheat day or refeed day?
46:09: Danny and I talk about our tattoos and the effect they have had on our lives
59:00: :How to transition away from a soul sucking corporate job and into personal training
1:02:38: What to do when you have moments where you lack motivation and have self doubt?
1:05:35: How to progressively overload bodyweight exercises.
1:08:25: What’s better? Bodyweight only or bodyweight and dumbbells?
1:14:30: How to strengthen your wrists, ankles, and neck
If you want to hear another conversation with Danny check out Episode 84 of Renegade Radio: Strength Rules With Danny Kavadlo
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