Episode # 119

Bret Contreras, PhD – More Than Just “The Glute Guy”

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Released on June 29, 2017


6:05 – Bret Contreras interview begins

            Bret coaching his signature exercise – The Barbell Hip Thrust

12:45 – Bret and Joe discuss the early research (and backlash they received) regarding heavy sled sprints

22:45 – What got Bret obsessed with glute development?

30:30 – How/When Brett came up with the idea of performing loaded hip thrusts

36:50 – Top 5 exercises for glute hypertrophy

42:30 – Bret talks about the genetic components involved in building muscle

53:35 – Bret shares the results from some of his in-house EMG experiments

56:40 – Bret & Joe discuss the right and wrong way to conduct yourself on social media

65:45 – Brett gives a shoutout to Smitty for turning him onto “frog pump” hip thrusts

70:50 – The Strength & Conditioning research that currently excites Bret the most

75:50 – Vertical jump talk


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