Ask Joe D. ANYTHING!
Episode # 65

Ask Joe D. ANYTHING!

On this weeks episode, Joe answers a WIDE VARIETY of questions from his listeners. He is joined by Tristan & Jonny from Australia’s #VisionBoardPodcast.  Here’s a list of the questions Joe answers during the show…   SHOW #TIMESTAMPS   7:20 – “Who is your greatest mentor?”   11:15 – “If you had the power to choose…

Hacking the Dynamic-Effort Method for Hypertrophy GAINZ?!
Episode # 64

Hacking the Dynamic-Effort Method for Hypertrophy GAINZ?!

Joe begins this weeks show with a funny story connected to last weeks podcast. He then shares some details about his recent visit to Dr. Tom Bilella’s office. This leads into a discussion about the future of nutrition, disease prevention and “functional medicine”. Joe dedicates the second half of the podcast to answering two hypertrophy-related…

Dr. Tom Bilella talks Nutrition – One size fits nobody!
Episode # 63

Dr. Tom Bilella talks Nutrition – One size fits nobody!

In this weeks episode, Joe sits down with his longtime friend and nutrition guru – Dr. Tom Bilella. Here’s an outline of some key topics discussed during the show…   SHOW #TIMESTAMPS 3:30 – The story of how Joe and Dr. Tom first met 8:15 – Dr. Tom’s “Nutrition Fundamentals”  and the 4 Phases of…

Stephanie McMahon interview
Episode # 62

Stephanie McMahon interview

In this weeks episode Joe sits down with WWE’s Chief Brand Officer, Stephanie McMahon, to discuss a wide variety of topics. Here are just a few of the things they talk about: Steph’s daily routine; Productivity tips; #MidnightWorkouts; Eating to stay lean; “Chicks that lift”; Workout music; Steph’s favorite on-camera moment as a WWE character;…

Training Intensity vs. Stupidity & The Ultimate Post-Workout Routine!
Episode # 61

Training Intensity vs. Stupidity & The Ultimate Post-Workout Routine!

In this weeks episode, Joe D. takes to his Twitter account to answer 3 questions from his followers. TOPICS INCLUDE: The Role Your Emotional State Plays in Your Training – Does it help to “get crazy” during your workouts; The Ultimate [easy-to-follow] Post-Workout Recovery Routine; Joe D’s favorite “Max-Effort Music”, aka, The Official Industrial Strength “Angry” Playlist!  SHOW…

Story Time with Joe D.
Episode # 60

Story Time with Joe D.

In this weeks episode, Joe takes a trip down memory lane and shares 4 DeFranco’s Gym stories that have never been told publicly. [FULL DISCLOSURE: This podcast was recorded for entertainment purposes only. Unlike our 59 previous episodes, this show does not have much educational value. It’s just a bunch of random, funny stories.]  Don’t say we didn’t…

The Secret to Running a Faster Mile
Episode # 59

The Secret to Running a Faster Mile

Joe starts this weeks podcast by explaining to the audience why he’s recording the show from his basement at 3 o’clock in the morning….he then answers some of the listeners questions. TOPICS INCLUDE: How to run a faster mile; Is it OK for athletes to wear ankle braces during competition; The best upper body strength…

Death to the “Participation Trophy”!
Episode # 58

Death to the “Participation Trophy”!

In this week’s episode, Joe answers your training questions! TOPICS INCLUDE: Treadmill Sprints – The Good, Bad & Ugly; Effective uses of the “speed ladder” [which leads to a tangent on winning, losing & “participation trophies”]; How important is “the pump” when training for hypertrophy; Joe D’s favorite workout “finishers”; The one thing Joe D. hates about…

Best Methods for Improving Sport-Specific Agility
Episode # 57

Best Methods for Improving Sport-Specific Agility

In this weeks episode, Joe sets the record straight regarding the REAL way to improve an athlete’s sport-specific agility! SHOW #TIMESTAMPS 6:30 – Joe talks about the common things you’ll find online when you search “agility training” 9:55 – Joe begins to explain his history with agility training and how he used to train his athletes [and…

Triple H Podcast Follow Up [Q&A w/ Joe D.]
Episode # 56

Triple H Podcast Follow Up [Q&A w/ Joe D.]

In this weeks episode, Joe answers some popular follow-up questions pertaining to last weeks podcast interview with Triple H.   SHOW #TIMESTAMPS 13:35 – Joe reads the first question of today’s podcast  15:15 – Joe gives his thoughts on “training til failure” & talks about how Triple H hasn’t “missed a rep” in 5+ years 19:32 – Joe discusses…