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The #1 Secret to Building Calves – Episode 415

The one thing you need to stop doing IMMEDIATELY if you want to have a great 2022. And your questions, answered... continue reading.

Doing THIS is Wrecking Your Shoulders – Episode 401

Shoulder pain is very common in almost everyone who lifts. But it doesn't have to be that way. There's a smarter way to train. You only get one set of shoulders so it's a good idea not to wreck them. continue reading.

How to Fix Your Elbows & Knees, High Reps vs. Low Reps, the Best Exercises for Core Stability & Lower Back Pain – Episode 384

In this listener Q&A episode we cover a variety of topics that will help you reduce injuries and improve your joint health, and build size and strength faster. We also talk about music, fashion, essential life skills and a whole lot more. Whether you want to bullet proof your body against injury, gain muscle and lose fat, or learn how to boost your confidence, you’ll find the answers here. If you ever miss an episode of Renegade Radio (and why would you?) you don’t want it to be this one! Scroll Down for Show Notes:… continue reading.

Top 25 Muscle Building Exercises, My Push/Pull/Legs Split, Fixing Achy Joints – 363

We’re back this week with another info packed Q&A episode thanks to the great questions you guys sent me.   We cover the best muscle building exercises, the Push/Pull/Legs split that I do personally and prescribe to many of my clients, how to fix tight shoulders and a lot more. If you want to know more about how to build a strong and jacked body, without wrecking your joints to get it, this one’s for you!   Scroll Down for Show Notes: Click here to subscribe via… continue reading.

How to Get Fit When You’re Busy AF, Anti-Aging Strategies, & Improving Sleep Quality – Episode 361

We’re finally settled in Austin, and I’ve got another info packed listener Q&A session this week. If you’re busy AF (as we all are) and think you don’t have time to get jacked and feel great, this is the episode for you. Thanks to everyone who submitted questions. Please keep them coming and I’ll keep cranking these episodes out for you. Scroll Down for Show Notes: Click here to subscribe via iTunesClick here… continue reading.

Healing, Harming and Helping the Human Body with Dr. Mark Cheng – Episode 345

Dr. Mark Cheng is my healer, my teacher, my friend and my brother.   A lifelong student of healing, harming, and helping the human body through martial and medical sciences, he has devoted countless hours across continents to connect the dots for his patients.   Spending time with the man will not only improve your mindset and how you operate as a human being but also leave your body feeling healthier, stronger and more bulletproof than ever before.  (As long as he’s practicing medicine on you, not martial arts.) If you can’t hang with Doc Cheng in person the next best thing is… continue reading.

How to Combat Anxiety, Training Around Shoulder Pain, The Best Diet Tip Ever – Episode 307

In this episode of Renegade Radio I’m rocking the mic solo and answering your questions. Everyone has at least some anxiety some of the time about something. And that can be crippling. It can compromise your health and really hold you back. So you have to do whatever you can to combat it. I address my # 1 tip on how to do so, in the most foolproof manner. I also tackle a bunch of other topics you guys had questions about. This is a hot one. Don’t sleep! Scroll down for show notes:… continue reading.

The Ultimate Workout For Guys Over 40 – Episode 306

For most people, most of the time, a simple full body workout is going to be your best bet. That will give you the most bang for your buck and the results you’re looking for. But what about if you’re in your 40’s or 50’s and have been lifting for years? What about if you’re banged up with an accumulation of nagging injuries? What about if you’re fairly strong and can move a lot of weight? What about if you still want to incorporate big barbell lifts? And do so in the safest manner possible? Then the rules… continue reading.

The Only 2 Things You Need to be Jacked, Happy, and Successful – Episode 300

We’re celebrating two milestones this week. It’s episode 300 of Renegade Radio. And, on top of that, as of July, I’m officially celebrating 25 years in the fitness industry. To kick off the show I’m giving away hundreds of dollars’ worth of supplements. So be sure to listen for your name. If you missed this giveaway, you’ll have another chance next week. On this episode I’ll get into serious detail on precisely how you should be training for the best results. I’ll give you the specifics of what to do when injured. And talk about the… continue reading.

Prevent Injuries and Build Muscle Faster with Dr. John Rusin – Episode 236

The doc is in with your prescription for muscle. For the first time in almost 2 years Dr. John Rusin is back on the #RenegadeRadioPodcast! He’s here to teach you how to get jacked and strong, while avoiding injuries, with joint-friendly, pain free training. John is an internationally recognized strength coach, speaker and writer and he’s one of the fitness industry’s leading experts in pain-free performance. He has advanced degrees in exercise science and physical therapy and more than a decade of elite-level training experience. His cutting edge training methods have revolutionized the way his athletes and clients look, feel… continue reading.

Training with Back Pain, 3-Day Workout Splits, & How to Stay Motivated

Not being able to do what you love sucks. Whether it’s lifting weights, picking up your kids or playing rec league sports with your buddies. You can’t do it when you have back pain. At some point in your life, you’ve probably experienced the misery.  Most people have.  Sometimes back pain can be avoided with smart training. Other times it’s just a freak accident and nothing could have prevented it. Either way, I’ve got you covered in this new podcast episode. I’m gonna tell you exactly what you need to avoid while rehabbing a bad back. Some of it will… continue reading.

This Should NEVER Happen

I always found it odd that training would make you worse. At least the way most people do it. You’d think it would make you faster, more athletic and able to do more real world stuff. But it usually ends up being the opposite. People use methods and exercises that continually make them less functional. They just turn into Frankenstein and are often riddled with pain and injury. That was always me for many years. Until I discovered a better way. When I share those methods… continue reading.

5 Muscle Building Tips

Here are 5 random muscle building tips that may make a big difference in your training. – Don’t exceed 5-6 reps on most of your warm up sets. Your first set could consist of a very light weight for 10-20 reps just to get loosened up and get the blood flowing but beyond that you want to keep the reps low. The reason for this is that you don’t want to build up too much lactic acid or accumulate too much fatigue with your warm ups. – Don’t stretch before your workout… continue reading.