My Current [Anti] Diet: How I’m “Consuming MORE” & “Restricting Less” for LongTerm Success!
Episode # 296

My Current [Anti] Diet: How I’m “Consuming MORE” & “Restricting Less” for LongTerm Success!

SHOW NOTES & TIMESTAMPS 1:00 – Intro | Update on Joe’s parents 7:00 – Joe reads an email from a listener asking about his current diet 13:05 – Shifting your nutrition/mindset from “restriction” to “consumption” 14:50 – Joe’s daily water consumption/recommendation 23:50 – How Joe easily TRIPLED his daily veggie intake! 29:05 – Is eating a large honeycrisp…

Programming Cluster Sets vs Rest-Pause, Explaining Mike Tyson’s [Surprising] Endurance & More!
Episode # 295

Programming Cluster Sets vs Rest-Pause, Explaining Mike Tyson’s [Surprising] Endurance & More!

SHOW NOTES & TIMESTAMPS 2:00 – Thanksgiving recap [and some not-so-great news concerning COVID & the DeFranco Fam] 10:50 – “MuscleUpDecember” Supplement Sale Announcement! 16:55 – Q1: “What’s the difference between cluster training and rest-pause technique? How do you go about programming each?” 22:20 – How Joe programs Cluster sets 34:40 – How Joe programs Rest-Pause technique 44:15 – Q2:…

How To Conquer Fear, A Simple Test to Determine if You’re Overfat & More!
Episode # 293

How To Conquer Fear, A Simple Test to Determine if You’re Overfat & More!

SHOW NOTES & TIMESTAMPS 0:00 – Intro music 1:00 – Show intro | Podcast begins… 4:40 – Joe discusses the lack of growth of his IG account, censorship & his [potential] move to Parlor 12:00 – Holiday merch update 🙁 14:25 – Update on next week’s DeFranco Family Thanksgiving episode 18:00 – Q1: How to…

Integrating Strength & Conditioning Principles Into Your Rehabilitation Program [w/ Kelly Starrett]
Episode # 292

Integrating Strength & Conditioning Principles Into Your Rehabilitation Program [w/ Kelly Starrett]

SHOW NOTES & TIMESTAMPS 0:00 – Show intro 5:40 – Kelly Starrett joins the show | Podcast begins… 10:40 – Distinguishing “pain” vs “tissue trauma” 13:50 – How to know when you’re injured 16:35 – What Kelly did  [immediately] post-surgery 20:30 – Kelly’s plan for dealing w/ the post-surgical swelling 24:00 – Accepting the ‘healing times’ of human beings 25:45 –…

Why All Reps Were NOT Created Equal!
Episode # 291

Why All Reps Were NOT Created Equal!

SHOW NOTES & TIMESTAMPS 0:00 – Show intro/preview 6:00 – Smitty joins the show | Podcast begins… 6:40 – Joe shares a funny story of how he almost punched a “middle-of-the-mall” guy 14:05 – Smitty discusses the importance of “intentional” reps 20:00 – How Smitty has approached his reps differently [as he’s gotten older] 24:05…

In-Season Training Advice for Athletes & Elbow-Friendly Arm Training for Meatheads!
Episode # 290

In-Season Training Advice for Athletes & Elbow-Friendly Arm Training for Meatheads!

SHOW NOTES & TIMESTAMPS 0:00 – Show intro | $ale Announcements!! 8:55 – Podcast begins | Joe explains why he almost cancelled this week’s show 17:30 – Joe reads Question #1: In-Season Training Advice for Athletes  20:15 – Top 2 in-season training goals 27:15 – Most common in-season training mistakes 35:05 – In-season exercise selection 43:50 – Joe provides…

Surgery Recap & Physical Therapy Update! [How I’m Planning to Recover like Wolverine]
Episode # 288

Surgery Recap & Physical Therapy Update! [How I’m Planning to Recover like Wolverine]

SHOW NOTES & TIMESTAMPS 1:00 – Show intro 7:20 – How/Why Joe’s surgery almost had to be cancelled!! 18:45 – The specifics of Joe’s surgical procedure 25:20 – The positive & negative affects of having an “interscalene block” 29:00 – Joe explains [the unexpected way] he woke up from surgery 34:25 – Joe reveals his post-op supplementation protocol…