10 Ways to Spot a Bad Personal Trainer
Episode # 29

10 Ways to Spot a Bad Personal Trainer

In this weeks podcast, Joe exposes the bad coaches and personal trainers that infest the fitness industry! After listening to this weeks show, you’ll be able to tell the difference between the professionals and the wanna-bees. Here’s a sneak peak at what you’ll hear Joe talk about…   Joe D’s Top 10 Ways to Spot a…

Why Removing Olympic Lifts From Your Program Will Make Your Athletes MORE Explosive
Episode # 28

Why Removing Olympic Lifts From Your Program Will Make Your Athletes MORE Explosive

In this weeks episode, Joe D. explains why the Olympic lifts are NOT the best option for the majority of athletes looking to increase their explosive power. During this 45-minute rant Joe explains: Why the Olympic lifts are so popular among strength & conditioning coaches How to turn virtually any barbell exercise into an “explosive” lift Other…

The Strength Template that Improves Speed, The Secret to Staying Jacked While Traveling & The Thing Everyone Should Know About Overhead Pressing
Episode # 27

The Strength Template that Improves Speed, The Secret to Staying Jacked While Traveling & The Thing Everyone Should Know About Overhead Pressing

In this weeks podcast, Joe covers 3 unique topics in detail. These topics include: #1 – The Thing Everyone Should Know About Overhead Pressing (Discussion starts 17:15 into podcast) Joe gives a simple “BROnatomy” lesson explaining what’s going on in the shoulder [from an orthopedic standpoint] when you press a barbell overhead The most common…

Dr. Rhonda Patrick interview – Adaptations to Heat Stress through Sauna Use & Supplement Recommendations for Improved Performance
Episode # 26

Dr. Rhonda Patrick interview – Adaptations to Heat Stress through Sauna Use & Supplement Recommendations for Improved Performance

  This week, Joe interviews Dr. Rhonda Patrick – a Ph.D in Biomedical Science and an expert in many different areas of wellness – including nutritional health, aging and the brain. Here are just a few of the things you will learn while listening to this weeks information-packed podcast:  The sauna’s effect on mood, cognitive function and preventing…

How to use Chains for Massive GAINZ!
Episode # 25

How to use Chains for Massive GAINZ!

In this weeks episode, Joe addresses a topic that’s long overdo – How to [properly] use chains in the weightroom. Contrary to what many Personal Trainers believe; the chains at your gym were NOT put there for you to throw over your shoulder and take douchebag Instagram selfies. They actually serve a greater purpose. In fact, they serve many…

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…