Upper Back Training Secrets to Avoid Shoulder Injuries & Increase Power!
Episode # 24

Upper Back Training Secrets to Avoid Shoulder Injuries & Increase Power!

In this weeks episode, Joe shines the spotlight on a neglected group of muscles that need a lot more attention than they receive. You may not be able to see the muscles of your upper back when looking in the mirror, but that doesn’t mean you should ignore them! In this episode you’ll learn:  Why so many…

How to Improve Power & Aerobic Endurance Simultaneously
Episode # 23

How to Improve Power & Aerobic Endurance Simultaneously

In this weeks episode, Joe sheds some light on how to train for rugby, MMA, soccer and other “mixed” energy system sports. During the first half of the episode, Joe discusses the different periodization models and the benefits of each. He then reveals how to train for power & aerobic endurance SIMULTANEOUSLY without causing interference…

Strong Bodies, Stronger MINDS – Life Lessons from DeFranco’s Gym
Episode # 22

Strong Bodies, Stronger MINDS – Life Lessons from DeFranco’s Gym

In this weeks episode, Joe focuses on the psychology of training athletes and creating a remarkable culture at your gym. In order to provide as much insight as possible, longtime “DeFranco disciple” Pat Cole joined the show to give an athlete’s perspective as well. Joe couldn’t have picked a better guest as Pat was literally…

Mike Dolce interview – LIVE TO BE 120!
Episode # 21

Mike Dolce interview – LIVE TO BE 120!

This week, Joe sits down with one of the world’s top weight management coaches, aka, “The Patron Saint of Cutting Weight” – Mike Dolce.   During this information-packed conversation, you will learn:  Mike’s humble beginnings and how filling a void in the world of athletic preparation has changed his life Why Mike considers himself a “longevity…

Makin’ GAINZ After Age 40
Episode # 20

Makin’ GAINZ After Age 40

Joe dedicates this weeks entire episode to the Washed-up Meathead. He shares 6 simple changes that the 40+ crowd can incorporate into their workouts in order to keep making gains well into their golden years 🙂 While listening to the show, you will learn:   The difference between “training to warm up” & “warming up to train” and how…

Joe D’s interesting [but weird] CrossFit analogy
Episode # 19

Joe D’s interesting [but weird] CrossFit analogy

In this weeks episode, Joe D. gives in-depth explanations of 6 different training topics. These topics include:  Practical examples of how both “Unconventional” & “Traditional” training methods contribute to a football players on-field success Weird (yet extremely interesting) analogy explaining why athletes should NOT do Crossfit Top 3 [advanced] exercises for improving your vertical jump…plus…

Unconventional Training vs. Traditional Barbell Lifting
Episode # 18

Unconventional Training vs. Traditional Barbell Lifting

In this weeks episode, Joe gives a quick recap of his vacation then discusses a topic that has come up quite often since the opening of DeFranco’s Gym at the Onnit Academy — Unconventional Training Methods vs. Traditional Barbell Lifting. While most coaches and trainers waste time arguing about which method is “better”, Joe feels they…

Stuff You Didn’t Know About Joe D!
Episode # 17

Stuff You Didn’t Know About Joe D!

You will really get to know Joe D. on a personal level while listening to this weeks episode of the Industrial Strength Show. Joe decides to take the week off from his usual ‘training talk’ and instead tackles the “off topic” emails that flood his inbox. You do NOT want to miss these NEVER-BEFORE-TOLD stories…

Eric Cressey interview – Droppin’ Bombs! (Baseball knowledge bombs)
Episode # 16

Eric Cressey interview – Droppin’ Bombs! (Baseball knowledge bombs)

In this weeks episode, Joe interviews the president and co-founder of Cressey Sports Performance – Eric Cressey. Eric talks about his journey in the strength & conditioning industry and how he became THE “go-to” guy in baseball. He has worked with players from all 30 MLB teams and he currently has more than 100 professional…

Joe D. Talks Strength!
Episode # 15

Joe D. Talks Strength!

In this week’s episode, Joe discusses his favorite topic – STRENGTH!  Specific Topics of discussion include: Top 5 Reasons Most People Are Weak! Joe tells you how to avoid the “weakness epidemic”! The REAL Definition of “Functional Training” and How it Relates to The Rock’s New Movie, San Andreas! (You gotta hear this answer :))…