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If you could only have three pieces of equipment for the rest of your life? | One Good Question

Sept. 23, 2022

Say you could only have a home gym, and that home gym could only have three pieces of gym equipment. What would they be? How would you choose? Your favorite ones? Or the most versatile ones? Avi Lieu, a USAPL pro powerl…

How do you know what you don’t know (but think you know)?

Sept. 21, 2022

For better or for worse, our brains let us believe a lot of things that aren’t true. One good example is the Mandela Effect – misremembering the facts around something in popular culture. We kick things off with a little qui…

Is the gym your church? The barbell your religion? | One Good Question

Sept. 16, 2022

This episode started as a part of our warmup conversation for Wednesday’s episode, and it ended up taking on a life of it’s own. Does organized religion install morality or is it already there? Which social structures actual…

About those new IPF bench press rules…

Sept. 14, 2022

Did anyone think that in 2022 that someone would need to coin the term “bench depth?” The International Powerlifting Federation has imposed new performance rules on the competition bench press. Are they really that big a dea…

One year without bathing or one year without internet? | One Good Question

Sept. 9, 2022

One Good Question warrior from our discord, Keith Honeycutt asks if we’d rather give up Internet for one year or bathing. What does bathing really mean? Can you ask someone to do it for you? ____ Have a question for o…

Good and evil, spitting gum, and thoughts on Suicide Prevention Week

Sept. 7, 2022

We wanted to spend a little time talking about some simple, actionable ways to be helpful if someone you know is struggling and may be suicidal. Check the article below for more. We kicked off with a discussion of good a…

A Titanic Remake with The Rock? | One Good Question

Sept. 2, 2022

Here’s an interesting one from our Discord crew:msoli7 asked, “If you could see any movie remade with a different actor/actress what would it be (i.e. Titanic starring The Rock?” ____ Have a question for one of our Fri…

The girlfriend who didn’t exist: Manti Te’o documentary review.

Aug. 31, 2022

This week we’re taking a look at one of the latest entries in the Netflix “Untold” documentary series. On September 11, 2012, Notre Dame football sensation Manti Te’o told various news outlets that his grandmother and his gi…

Will overhead pressing help your bench press? | One Good Question

Aug. 26, 2022

Nico Flores and Joe Stanek of Gameday Barbell (Austin, TX) helped us out with this one. Is one of them a cheater? Which is better? Overhead pressing or weighted push-ups? You can find Nico on Instagram @nicoflores83kg @ni…

Nico Flores and Joe Stanek of Gameday Barbell

Aug. 24, 2022

Continuing our visit with the team from Gameday Barbell (Austin, TX), Nico Flores and Joe Stanek sit in to talk about the origins of their gym, theories about why some lifters are prone to injury, coaching philosophies, Ninj…

What would you want for your last meal? | One Good Question

Aug. 19, 2022

Tim Thibodeau (Gameday Barbell) and Nadeem Hamidy (Barbell Brigade) stuck around to help us with this question from our Discord: Keith Honeycutt asked: What would you pick to be your last meal if you were on death row? …

Tim Thibodeau (Gameday Barbell) and Nadeem Hamidy (Barbell Brigade)

Aug. 17, 2022

Tim and Nadeem join us to discuss the past, present, and future of fitness in social media. When was the golden age? Where are we going? Is TikTok really the future, and if so, how do we catch up to it? We also discuss how l…

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…