Max Schmarzo On Training for Power, Programming Isometrics [and other interesting/random stuff!]
Released on October 6, 2022
SHOW NOTES & TIMESTAMPS
0:00 – Show intro
4:00 – “MuscleUpOctober” supplement sale announcement!
6:00 – Joe introduces this week’s NEW sponsor – ZBiotics
12:15 – Max Schmarzo joins the show | Podcast begins…
20:25 – How Max currently makes his living
29:15 – When to bring up an athlete’s weaknesses vs doubling down on their strengths
31:15 – The 3 reasons Max has his athletes lift weights
39:15 – Improving your results by identifying the negative aspects of training
43:45 – Understanding the difference between technical & physical limitations
45:00 – Assessing/Training a high school athlete vs a pro athlete
52:00 – How often does Max test his athletes
58:35 – Programming traditional sets/reps vs “% drop-off of best effort”
1:04:10 – The importance of having external cues when training for power
1:12:00 – The different types of isometrics and the reasoning behind programming them
1:23:40 – How much of Max’s training is based on “the research” vs “anecdotal evidence”?
1:24:00 – Max explains “Bayesian thinking”…
1:32:20 – The problem with being an absolutist
…And Much MORE!
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