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Who do you want on your team? | One Good Question

Aug. 12, 2022

This week’s question is a goody. EvilFern asked: Qualities you look for in people when assembling a team? Thinking more in terms of business/management. Have a question for us? Hit us up on social media and use the ha…

Which athlete (or lifter) inspired you the most?

Aug. 10, 2022

Inspired by a series of online polls ranking Yuri Belkin, Russ Orhii, and Dan Bell by the likes of Jonnie Candito and our friends at Massenomics, we decided to ask what might be a more important question. Who inspired or con…

Private vs. Public life balance? | One Good Question

Aug. 5, 2022

This week’s Discord question: Ty asked: How do you balance your personal private life from Good Company/YouTube/social media/etc? We had a couple different takes on this question: How do we divide our time between work…

Middle finger ethics

Aug. 3, 2022

Athletes who are “characters” are a lot more fun to follow. But how much is too much? CrossFit Games athlete Danielle Brandon appeared in a picture posted by CrossFit flipping the bird at her own promotional image. Many comm…

Which one fitness trend should come back (and which one absolutely shouldn’t)? | One Good Question

July 29, 2022

A time travel question from our Discord. Eddydrizzle asked: If you could go back in time and bring back one trend (fitness or not) what would it be? Have a question for us? Hit us up on social media and use the hashtag…

Is it ok to fat shame Elon Musk? | Guest Coach Joe Grinstain

July 27, 2022

A recent picture of a shirtless, chunky Elon Musk has drawn a lot of conversation online, especially when compared to the equally shirtless, but lean and muscular super talent agent Ari Emanuel (he was the inspiration for th…

What never fails to make you laugh? | One Good Question

July 22, 2022

A fun one from our Discord. Keith Honeycutt asked: What is something that never fails to make you laugh? Have a question for us? Hit us up on social media and use the hashtag #onegoodquestion. If your question is pic…

Would you rather miss an open lay-up or get posterized? | July Q and A

July 21, 2022

Haven’t done one of these in a minute. What are our favorite chocolate and non-chocolate candies Would Mike rather miss an open layup or get posterized for game winning point? What’s our most viewed piece of conten…

What’s the most disrespectful thing we’ve seen happen in a gym? | One Good Question

July 15, 2022

The Friday question from our Discord: EvilFern asked: What's the most disrespectful thing you've seen happen in a gym? 🎙the-one-good-question The best story is something that didn’t even happen to us! Have a questio…

Hustle (2022): Finally another good Adam Sandler sports movie?

July 13, 2022

We take a look at the 2022 Netflix film “Hustle” starring Adam Sandler, Queen Latifa, and more NBA cameo appearances than maybe any movie ever. Can an aging basketball scout make an NBA star out of a street baller from Spain…

Which coaching cues do we hate? | One Good Question

July 8, 2022

Avi Lieu, who is a coach herself, is back to help us with this one. msoli7 from our Discord asked: What are some of the coaching cues you hate the most? or completely disagree with? 🎙the-one-good-question Which one…

Avi Lieu: Our gym’s first USAPL pro lifter!

July 6, 2022

Like a lot of PL-based gyms, Third Street Barbell has a mixture of competitive powerlifters and regular folks concentrating on strength and fitness. We honestly didn’t expect to have a lifter earn a pro card this early in ou…

How to fangirl without being creepy? | One Good Question

July 1, 2022

This week’s question from our Discord: ArrogantFool asked: “What would your guys' ideal, non-intrusive, fan encounter in the wild?” We broadened this question to include how we try to act as fans. Have a question f…

And we’re back... | Thoughts on USAPL Mega Nationals

June 29, 2022

After a break for illness and injury, we’re back in the studio to talk about our trip to USAPL Mega Nationals. Is there an opening for more high-profile powerlifting meets? Have a question for us? Hit us up on social med…

Eric Helms: What is Fat and Why Does It Make Everything Delicious? | Rewind episode

June 24, 2022

This episode completes our basic macro rewind trilogy with Eric Helms. This was the fourth episode of the show, but the third we recorded back in 2018. We’ll be back with brand new episodes next week. Original show notes:…

Eric Helms: What are carbs and are they poison or what? | Rewind episode

June 22, 2022

Today’s ep is another episode. This time back to episode 2 of the show, We dive into some basic nutrition of facts about carbs. We were joined by the always awesome Eric Helms! Original show notes: Our second episode i…

Eric Helms: What is protein and how much do you really need? | Rewind episode

June 15, 2022

Today’s ep is a rewind back to episode 1, where we went looking for some basic facts about protein. We were joined by the always awesome Eric Helms! Original show notes: We’re kicking this new show off by asking seemin…

If you could change one small decision in the past, would it be worth it? | One Good Question

June 10, 2022

This week’s question from our Discord: Keith Honeycutt asked: “(After 2 years of having Third Street up and running. Have you guys gotten to the membership count you expected or wanted to be at? Does the gym have a hi…

Is the new Top Gun any good? Is either of them a sports movie?

June 8, 2022

This is our first shot at taking a look at a huge box office hit (Top Gun – 1986) that Mike had never seen and combined that with the opportunity to watch its huge box office hit sequel (Top Gun – Maverick). Dan Stornaiuolo …

Is seeing a chiro regularly a waste of money for most lifters? | One Good Question

June 3, 2022

This week’s question from our Discord: “other_oswald” asked “Is there value for the average lifter in regularly visiting a chiropractor or is it a waste of money?” If you’ve done this, what did you feel you got for fr…

Do we need a strength sports Justice League? Plus thoughts on WSM

June 1, 2022

Should there be more coordination around the timing of the biggest events in strength sports? Is there so little overlap among the different fan bases that it doesn’t matter? We also break down our thoughts on the different …

Why do the same lifting questions come up over and over? | One Good Question

May 27, 2022

This week’s question from our Discord goes like this: EvilFern asked: Does it get tiring answering the same fitness questions for years on end? Does basic fitness information ever really change? Is everyone just sea…

Tyson (2008) documentary review

May 25, 2022

We took on the sometimes confusing and stylistically odd documentary Tyson, about the life and career of the often confusing and confounding former heavyweight boxing champ, Mike Tyson. Seemingly shot and edited in a style i…

Is there a good time to start using a belt? Plus what’s with all these broken arms during squats? | One Good Question

May 20, 2022

Before we get into this week’s question, we kick around some theories about why we keep seeing videos of broken wrists and arms during squats. This Friday’s question from our Discord -- coco5294 asked: “When is it ne…