Joe DeFranco is a world-renowned strength & conditioning coach and the owner of DeFranco’s Gym. He hosts the Industrial Strength Show a top-ranked weekly podcast .
This week Joe is joined by Sean Hayes - Director of Strength & Conditioning at the WWE Performance Center. Highlights from their conversation include: A message from "Stone Cold Steve Austin" to all personal trainers who don't like to "cite their work" lol; A lesson Sean learned from "Macho Man" Randy Savage [which was relayed to him from Shawn Michaels]; Sean reveals the most difficult part of his job; The main traits that Joe & Sean feel separate the GREAT coaches from the average coaches; How often does Sean test his athletes at the WWE PC; The 5 different training phases that make up NXT's yearly S&C plan; The benefits of [regularly] rotating exercises; How Sean balances "variety" with "consistency"; Best conditioning drills for pro wrestlers [besides in-ring work]; Joe reveals the "garage gym envy" he recently experienced; Triple H's new hypertrophy technique...and Much MORE! *For Show Notes & Timestamps visit: Related Links/Products Mentioned AZUNA FRESH [promo code: DEFRANCO] Sean Hayes (@fla_hayes) NXT (@wwenxt) DeFranco Insider
This week's show begins with a few announcements, including this month's "MuscleUpMay" Supplement Sale! Joe then provides a training/rehab update before getting into today's main topic - How To Gain Muscle & Lose Fat Simultaneously. Joe allows his audience to become a "fly on the wall" as he designs his personal  "Body Recomp" Nutrition plan. More specifically, he shares his step-by-step approach for determining maintenance calories, protein requirements/macronutrient breakdown, training & supplementation recommendations...and Much MORE! *For Show Notes & Timestamps goto:   Related Links/Products Mentioned DeFranco's Nutritional Supplements DeFranco Insider @defrancosgym Instagram
This week Joe is joined by Ben Patrick, aka, "Knees Over Toes Guy". Ben struggled with knee pain for over a decade during his basketball career. After multiple unsuccessful surgeries & ineffective medical advice, Ben decided to take matters into his own hands. He became obsessed with researching different methods that could help him recover from his injuries, bulletproof his knees, and perform at an even higher level than before his injuries and surgeries. In this episode, Ben discusses the methods/exercises that transformed his "broken knees" into [arguably] the healthiest, most "bulletproof" knees on earth! *For Show Notes & Timestamps from this episode goto: Related Links/Products Mentioned Dirty Tricks for Higher Vertical Jumps (2004 article) Ben Patrick's Instagram (@kneesovertoesguy) Ben Patrick's Youtube (The Kneesovertoesguy) @thehomegymguys (Creators of the Tib bar) @slantboardguy (slantboards & Nordic straps) @animalhousefit (Creators of Monkey Feet)
This week Joe shares his Top 6 tips for getting lean this summer while avoiding the [dreaded] "skinny-fat" look! The show concludes with a reminder of how important your mental health is - even for those with "physical/aesthetic" goals.   *For Show Notes & Timestamps goto: Related Links/Products Mentioned DeFranco Insider Joe D's Instagram  
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New Jersey, USA
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2 weeks, 3 days
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