How Chris Bartl Got Off PED’s, Beat Depression & Became The Strongest Version of Himself!
Released on January 19, 2023
SHOW NOTES & TIMESTAMPS
0:00 – Show preview
4:35 – Pregnenolone & DHEA supplement sale announcement!
6:20 – Joe talks about today’s sponsor – The Business of Strength
11:10 – Joe introduces Chris Bartl | Podcast begins…
13:35 – How Chris and Joe met and WHY Joe wanted to get him on the podcast asap
16:35 – How Chris got into powerlifting
18:40 – Chris’s introduction to Performance Enhancing Drugs (PED’s)
20:10 – Chris shares a “typical” PED cycle (from when he was competing in powerlifting)
22:50 – The terrible advice that Chris’s doctor gave him when he was trying to wean off PED’s…and the side effects that followed
27:55 – Why Chris is so open to talking about his PED use
29:15 – How pregnenolone & DHEA supplementation affected Chris’s mental health
38:25 – The pushback that Chris got from coaches & parents regarding his openness to discuss his PED use
41:25 – Chris lists the things that were most helpful during his transition off of PED’s
45:30 – How Chris approached his training after getting off PED’s
48:30 – The importance of hiring a coach (even if you are a coach yourself)
57:40 – Chris’s approach to training high school athletes
1:00:05 – Chris explains his “Level Up” program
1:04:25 – Why Chris prefers a 3-Day lifting split (instead of 4 days)
1:06:50 – Chris shares a sample/client workout
1:11:25 – The first “homework assignment” Chris gives to all his new clients
1:12:15 – The importance of prioritizing recovery
Important Links from the Show
- DeFranco's PregnenoloneUse coupon: BARTL10
- DeFranco's DHEAUse coupon: BARTL10
- Chris Bartl's Instagram
- Chris Bartl's website
- Marek Health
- Jason Ferruggia
- Donnie Thompson
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