In this epiosde I interview Tony Gentilcore of Cressey Sports Performance. Tony has written for T-Nation, Bodybuilding.com, Livestrong, Men’s Health, and more. He is now the #1 guy at Cressey Sports Performance in Boston and a go to source for anyone looking for information on fitness. He is also a giant nerd who loves Star Wars, Lord of the Rings, 90s hip-hop, and movies.
In this episode I interview Jason Maxwell of JMax Fitness. Jason went to school where he majored in aero space engineering and became a real rocket scientist. While in college he became a personal trainer and found that he wanted to help others achieve the physique/strength goals he had achieved. He started his blog as a side project but found that he connected with readers through it and decided to devote his time to the science of health and nutrition as opposed to rockets and Mars.
In this episode I interview Mike Samuels of Healthy Living, Heavy Lifting. He is a personal trainer and online coach from England. Mike is a reformed “clean” eater and has had success in competing in physique competitions. He started as a cardio junkie but found his passion for strength training and bodybuilding. Mike has written for STACK, EliteFTS, and LIVESTRONG to name a few.
In this episode I interview Travis Pollen of Fitness Pollenator. Travis was born with Proximal Femoral Focal Deficiency a rare birth defect that fuses the leg bone to your hip bone resulting in only having one leg. Growing up Travis found that it became harder and harder to compete in athletic competitions with friends until he found swimming. To get prepared for the 2012 Paralympic he hired a strength coach for the weight room.
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.