Anything and everything related to fitness and exercise.
Ep. 29 - Alex Effer
1:05:01In this episode we talked about assessments and why it's important (fear mongering vs telling the truth). We talked about the so called "orthopedic cost" of certain exercises. Global movement vs isolated movement for improving mobility. The why and how of frozen shoulder. How the pendulum swings from super rigid technique to there is no right technique. Then we go on to talk about pronation and hip IR. Lastly we talk about terminologies in the fitness industry and how we should not fear it but understand it.
Ep 28 - Joel Smith: ISOs, how humans learn, barbell work, fun & games in training, elasticity
58:06Why isometrics are important, the what, why, and how. We go into a deep dive on how human learn. Why some people need to be coached all the time and why others we just need to let them explore. How much barbell work is too much for athletes? When does it start to have a negative effect on athleticism? What is "fun" training? How can we incorporate games into a training session and who will benefit from this. Finally, we talked a little bit on what does it mean to be elastic and also a bit on Joel's course Elastic Essentials.
Ep. 27 - MMA strength and conditioning w/ Geoffrey Chiu @ GCP training
37:13In this episode, Rico and Geoffrey discussed about strength and conditioning , especially in regards to combat sports--How to set up training, periodization, and conditioning; whick KPI's to pay attention to, what common mistakes coaches or athletes do; and how to fill the gap between the skill work and strength and conditioning.