Athletic Development with Ryan Hopkins

Sep 16, 2021

On this episode we have Ryan Hopkins who runs a very successful gym and in this chat he shares his knowledge on how he was able to outrun the struggles he encountered in making his own and opening his own facility. We talked about paying attention to things you should know in running your own space. 

Also in this episode we talked a lot about our experiences as a trainer and how we would have made things better for the good of the clients. We also talked about the difference between an in-person and an online training and how clients responds to that type of training.

If you don't know what your are doing as a trainer or you are not knowledgeable enough to give that training to a client you better give them to someone who really can help them. 

 You'll hear:
1. The Do's and Dont's in opening your own space.
2. Things you should know to maximize your facility.
3. The pro's and con's of in-person and remote training.

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Hair Care with Steve Calarco

Sep 09, 2021

Don't be confused with the title! Steve just had this very nice face that we have to talk about our hair and our beards. If you can see that cover you'll probably know what we are talking about. 

In this Episode we started with the poll discussion (if you can remember) of wether a trainer knows their own worth OR the clients know their trainer's worth which comes down to confidence in your continued education.

Our education plays a big part for us as coaches/ trainer it's we meet like mind people that we can build relationship with and broaden our knowledge even more. We also tackled trainer and client relationship and how we should keep professional boundary.

Young coaches that does not know that much who jump to being a business mentor and fitness influencer does not have enough knowledge and experience is ruining the fitness industry.


You'll Hear:
1. Factors to consider to knowing your worth as a coach.
2. What coaches overvalue for...

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Thoughts as Deep as His Squats with the Flexibull

Sep 02, 2021

On this episode we Jeff Wolf aka the @theflexibull and we talked about what made him a successful trainer and flexibility. We started with how he got into different modalities of fitness that gave him the experience and the edge among trainers. With him who experience and get to deal with a vast spectrum of clients, he believes that his passion and experience plays a big part of what he have accomplished. He also added that as an aspiring coach/trainer to have to get yourselves enough knowledge and be exposed to a lot of situations with your clients because it is from there that you will gain a true experience. Jeff also said to instill to your clients the all the knowledge they need and care for them and you will rip a very rewarding benefits of it one day.
We also talked about Stretching and Flexibility and the misconceptions around those two when it is added to a strength training conversation.
Jeff also stressed that what makes him angry in the Fitness Industry right now...
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5 Inch Inseams with Clifton Harski

Aug 26, 2021

In this episode we have Clifton Harski and we talked about his experience on how he got into fitness and how he landed as the Director of Education at PPSC. We also talked about him trolling and having fun in this "Memening" age.

Cliff also shares his experience with injury and the travels he went.

The best part of this interview is when Cliff got into talking about certifications and how him and PPSC worked together to give coaches and clients the proper care and education they need to move on with life.

Cliff also gave us details on how and what they really do in PPSC.

You'll hear:
1. Why most people take certification over workshops.
2. Idea of how certifications are made
3. The 3 tenants that PPSC operates
4. Self-Importance is destroying the fitness industry

Learn More for Clifton:
Instagram @cliftonharski


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Coaching Champions with Joey Flexx

Aug 19, 2021

We have in our show Joey Flexx.

In today's episode Joey shares how he trains and the importance of building relationships he has to his people and building champions.

He mentions that becoming a champion does not happen overnight it require time, hard work and a good relationship.

Joey also talks about being true and honest to his people and that every coach should have this quality and not accept clients for the wrong reasons. Clients should be taken care of and referring them to someone that can really help them is the way to do it.

You'll hear:
1. How champions are built.
2. Tips on how to retain clients.
3. Innovate, move forward and be consistent.
4. A good conversation to help your people.

A staggering 25% of the Gold medalist of the RAW division is under his radar so keep an eye out.

Joey is a full time online powerlifting coach in the LA area; An elite powerlifter who has competed in the USPA, USAPL federations and has coached at the IPF World level on multiple...

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Creating Leaders of Movement with Matthew Uohara

Aug 12, 2021

We have to admit that this episode's guest is the most humble guest we have so far. We have Matthew Uohara a strength coach. He is one of those people on social media that keeps our minds working, he is a source of information. His stuff is so informative that every time I checked on his last post I learn something.

So in this episode we talked about what makes him both effective and informative.  How is he able to equip himself with the vast knowledge of PRI exercises and movement in general.

You'll hear:
1. The most valuable ways a strength coach can learn.
2. Understanding the theory of the application as a valuable way of learning.
3. How an aspiring strength coach can effectively learn.

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Deadass Training with Junil Rodriguez

Aug 05, 2021

This episode is going to be fun. In today's podcast we have the bubbly "Global Trainer" Junil Rodriguez who we are very proud of what she has accomplished as a trainer and in this episode we talked about her experience being in the corporate gym and her transition to becoming a private trainer which she enjoyed a lot because it gave her freedom. We also talked about her experience as a global trainer, and gym awkward moments. 

You'll hear:

1. How Junil got into fitness and how she transition from corporate to private.
2. Difference between gen pop and an athlete client and who you prefer to work with.
3. What makes Junil cringe about in the fitness industry.

To learn more about Junil connect with her here: @thejunmethod

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Craig Grows Up

Aug 02, 2021

This episode is going to be a little different than our usual for we will be introducing Craig Owen. Craig was once our "FORMER" intern though we grabbed him and hired him as one of our coaches Craig will always be our "FORMER INTERN". So stay tuned and see what makes Craig special that we hired him.

To learn more about Craig checkout Instagram: @_craigowen

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Thinking Outside the Box with Grant Fowler

Jul 29, 2021

In this episode we have Grant Fowler who shared with us of what makes him a very interesting coach and why his making buzz on social media. His way of learning intrigues some of us and on this chat we talked about his exposure to alternative medicine as the answer. He shares on what possible way we apply apply alternative medicine to our trainings. He also added that being subjective made him a better coach.

 You'll hear:
1. The Subjective and the objective ways of coaching you client
2. Fear as a motivator to help your client.
3. What makes Grant angry in the fitness industry.

About Grant Fowler:
The Holistic, Science-Driven, Relentless Pursuit of High-Performance.

Learn more about Grant here: @flower_fitness_spt

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"Thicc and Bouncy" with Tim Riley

Jul 22, 2021

We just had a good time with Tim, we talked a lot of things and had some laughs. We talked about how a person's physique can be deceiving and that when someone look strong doesn't mean he/she can do all types of exercise.


About Tim Riley

About Tim Riley:
I’m a personal trainer & lead sports performance coach at the Kollective in Austin, Tx. Currently, I’m coaching/directing the strength & conditioning program for our NFL off-season group. With camps starting soon my attention will be focused on preparing for our inaugural Pre-Draft process next year. Im the creator of the “Knee Pain Program” which is a comprehensive guide to improving jumper’s knee. I’ve also got a show on my YouTube channel called “Coach Me Up” where I interview coaches in an effort to understand their methodology.
I’m a simple man. I’m a father. I love to lift heavy, run fast, get massive pumps, and dunk on people. I’m a...
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