Interview with Jordan Syatt

In this episode, I chat with Jordan Syatt of Syatt Fitness in Boston.

Jordan is a 5x World Record Powerlifter and has lifted 4x his bodyweight on the deadlift. He has been featured on CNN, The Huffington Post, Men’s Fitness Magazine, Schwarzenegger.com, T-Nation.com and more.

He was also included in the Fitocracy 30 under 30: The Young Professionals Changing the Face of Fitness in 2014.

He has released a new e-book entitled Raw Strength for Powerlifting: Your 12 Week Peaking Program to help people add huge gains to their strenght PRs. He has now moved from training just for strength and is aspiring to succeed at a the new challenge of Brazilian Ju-Jitsu.

In this episode we discuss: 

– lifting 4x his bodyweight (132 pounds) on a deadlift

– how to frame your mind for the long haul of getting stronger

– strength is not linear

– why the sumo over the conventional

– what you do to keep the barbell from rolling away on a deadlift

his new book Raw Strength

– how he developed his training principles

– one thing he has learned on his own that has benefited him in training/biz/or life in general

– people don’t see results because they dont follow a program long enough.

– why some people treat fitness like Frogger

– wanting it all now vs hustling

– how he keeps his client accountable

– flexible dieting and how it is a progression

– what wizard house he would be in and what spell would be his favorite spell

– A whiskey a day keeps the doctor at bay

Power Ranger Reboot

– What color would be be as a Ranger and what animal would his Zord be

– his spirit animal

– The Rock

– what historical figure would he have dinner with

His quest to become a ninja

– How heavy lifting will help him in Brazilian Ju-Jitsu

How he learned to backflip in 20 minutes

– his guilty pleasure track

– How Lightsabers and Wizard Wands could solve World Peace

Links 

Fitocracy

Syatt Fitness

 

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