This week, Kevin and Justin welcome Dr. Joel Seedman on the show to discuss how he programs his unique exercise variations, the benefits of eccentric isometrics, and why strength training is superior to other forms of exercise.
With over 13 ye
This week, Kevin and Justin are joined by strength coach, speaker, and internationally published writer Lee Boyce.
Lee coaches clients and athletes for muscle, strength, and sport performance in Toronto, Canada. His work is regularly featured
This week, Kevin and Justin welcome Dr. John Rusin on the podcast to chat about his new program, Functional Power Training (FPT).
Dr. John Rusin is a world-renowned sports performance expert who specializes in injury prevention and preventativ
This week, Kevin and Justin break down the three mechanisms of hypertrophy:
1. Mechanical Tension
2. Muscle Damage
3. Metabolic Stress
These are the only three ways to build muscle. Everything done in the gym related to hypertrophy falls into
A lot of weird shit happened last year.
The Eagles won the Super Bowl. People ate Tide Pods. And Kanye...well, we lost Kanye.
This week, Justin and Kevin reflect on 2018 and share a few (fitness related) topics that they changed their minds a
...AND WE BACK!
After a brief hiatus, Justin and Kevin are back in the booth for the first new episode of 2019!
On this episode, the guys catch up on the recent changes in their lives- mainly, Kevin's return to a corporate job. Kevin shares a
This week, Kevin and Justin discuss the topic of injury prevention. Injuries are never 100% avoidable, but there are ways to potentially reduce the risk. The guys share how they train around injuries, why strength training is essential for buil
This week, Justin and Kevin discuss the state of youth sports. Over the weekend, Justin attended a high-level youth basketball tournament and came away with a few unsettling observations. The guys share some of the problems that they see in tod
This week, Kevin and Justin welcome Tony Gentilcore and Dean Somerset on the show. Tony and Dean were in Houston last weekend for their Even More Complete Hip & Shoulder Blueprint Workshop, and Kevin was able to sit down with them prior to the
This week, Justin and Kevin share how they react when a client tells them that they want to "go harder" in the gym. Occasionally, you'll have someone who wants to lift more, rest less, or move more quickly than their program entails. The guys e
This week, Kevin and Justin explain what they notice when a client or athlete truly "gets it". Often, coaches can tell when a client or athlete is genuinely interested in a program versus just going through the motions. They discuss traits such
This week, Kevin and Justin welcome their friend Tim Danchak on the show to share his unique journey to the fitness industry. Tim is now a strength coach, functional training specialist, and wellness instructor based out of North Carolina- but
This week, Justin and Kevin discuss how athletes can develop power without using the traditional olympic lifts. Olympic lifting (snatch, clean & jerk, etc.) is a common way to train for power, but it can also be dangerous for beginners and requ
This week, Justin and Kevin discuss how hardgainers can build quality size and strength. A hardgainer is someone who is naturally thin, and has a hard time putting on muscle. The guys share how many calories you need to be eating to gain weight
This week, Justin and Kevin debate whether or not experienced lifters can still make drastic improvements in performance. They discuss how a new stimulus can effect the body, whether major breakthroughs are more psychological or physiological,
Justin and Kevin are back after a brief hiatus...with a new podcast format! The guys give an update on their businesses and family life, and explain why they've decided to move in a new direction for year two of Saved By The Barbell.
This week, Justin and Kevin welcome Garrett Winegar on the show to discuss the current landscape of high school sports. Garrett is the assistant coach for the undefeated, state champion Warren Central High School basketball team in Indianapolis
This week, Kevin and Justin are back with Volume 2 of Q&A. They're answering two listener questions:
1. What is VBT and how do you use it? (Justin)
2. How is your training now different than a year ago? (Kevin)
Justin goes deep on velocity ba
This week, Justin and Kevin go deep on the topic of progressive overload. They're covering how to properly manipulate volume, intensity, and frequency to make long-term gains in the gym.
Progressive overload is the foundation of any good train
This week, Kevin and Justin welcome Jake Tuura on the show for an in-depth conversation on coaching athletes.
Jake is a Strength & Conditioning Coach at Youngstown State University in Youngstown, Ohio. He has held multiple positions in collegi
This week, Justin and Kevin are sharing exercises that they previously did with clients and themselves, but have since stopped using.
As coaches, it's essential to continue learning and evolving. As we do so, we may find that some of the metho
This week, Justin and Kevin are talking about why it's important to lean on strong habits in times of chaos.
We all go through challenging times that push us out of our typical routine and into a more difficult situation. Whether it's stress f
This week, Kevin and Justin welcome Matt Kite on the show to share his journey from three-time intern to, now, the Director of Education at D1 Sports.
At just 28, Matt is already coaching the coaches at D1 Sports nationwide. He has worked with
This week, Justin and Kevin are letting you in on some of their ideas for the future of Saved By The Barbell. For quite some time, they've been brainstorming how to grow this platform to impact more people, and now they're putting their plans t
This week, Justin and Kevin welcome Terry Williams on the podcast to discuss how he brings elite-level strength and conditioning to a group fitness environment.
Terry is the owner and lead instructor at The League in Houston, TX. He is also a
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