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How to Get Big Quads, Save Your Knees, and Finally Grow Your Calves – Episode 346

Once again 2020 keeps trying to kick our teeth down our throat. But we gotta do what the late, great Chadwick Boseman said and, “Press on with pride. Press on with purpose.” With that said, I’ve got another listener Q&A episode for you this week.  This week we’re going to cover how to build big, powerful legs, learn lessons from bodybuilders and powerlifters, and a lot more. Don’t miss out! Scroll Down for Show Notes: Click here to subscribe via iTunes… continue reading.

A Masterclass in Training with Matt Wenning – Episode 315

If you want to know how to get brutally strong while keeping your body feeling great, this episode with Matt Wenning is for you. Matt is a beast and one of the most knowledgeable trainers on the planet. He owns three world records in powerlifting, a bunch of state and national records, and an equipped total of 2,665 pounds. He works with US Army Infantry and Ranger Divisions on strength, conditioning and wellness and has over 10,000 hours experience training elite athletes from the NFL, Divison-1 college sports and Olympic Competitors. Scroll down for show notes:… continue reading.

How to Get Big & Strong on a Keto Diet with Strength Specialist, Danny Vega – Episode 265

You can’t get jacked and strong while you’re on a ketogenic diet, right? Think again. Danny Vega, my guest in this episode of the #RenegadeRadioPodcast, is a huge proponent of keto diets and he’s one of the strongest, most jacked dudes in the fitness industry. As a 220-pound raw powerlifter he has put up a 640 lb. squat, a 400 lb. bench press, and a 700 lb. deadlift. A former college football player, Danny began training to improve his performance on the field and he became obsessed with health and fitness. He received his Master’s of Science in Human Performance… continue reading.

Get Strong like a Powerlifter and Jacked like a Bodybuilder with StrongFirst CEO, Fabio Zonin – Episode 259

Fabio Zonin knows how to get jacked and strong. He is the CEO of StrongFirst, founded by legendary Russian Strength & Conditioning specialist, Pavel Tsatsouline. He’s also a Master Teacher for FIF (Italian Federation of Fitness) and a former vice president of the Italian Association of Natural Bodybuilding. In this episode Fabio and I give you the keys to unlock your body’s potential. You’ll learn the difference between intensity and effort, why great form trumps everything else, how to gain muscle and feel great at the same time, and much more. Scroll down for show notes:… continue reading.

Stop Being so F’n Fragile: 2x Highland Games World Champ, Matt Vincent – Episode 245

Matt is a traveling strength athlete, two-time Highland Games World Champion, author and host of the UMSO Podcast. He is also the founder of one of the most bad ass clothing and apparel lines around, HVIII Brand Goods. Throughout his travels Matt was able to connect with some exceptional people who were chasing strength, fulfillment and personal development in every way imaginable. These experiences taught him the philosophy of “The HVIII”, which is self-improvement through self-loathing. He learned how to use his hate (for excuses, bullshit stories and mediocrity) as motivation to improve and excel. This idea became the spark… continue reading.

The Single Most Important Factor

What is the single most important thing you can do at the gym to ensure that you will continually get bigger and stronger? It’s very simple. The most important thing you can do each and every single time you go to the gym is try to set a PR (personal record) on every lift you do. That’s it. What this means is that you should always be trying do either do more reps with the same weight (within reason, any sets above 12 on most upper body exercises and 15-20 reps on lower body exercises… continue reading.