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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…

Why can’t you reach your goals?

May 18, 2022

This question came from our Discord, but we decided it needed more of an answer than we usually give our Friday “One Good Question” episodes. We decided to give it some room to breathe. Lucas F. asked: “People often …

Can you keep your gains without weights? | One Good Question

May 13, 2022

This Friday’s question from our Discord is about whether you really need access to weights all the time to keep your gains. KikiSpaghetti asked: “Ok. Imagine you've been practicing heavy lifting for months, but you have …

Does your coach have bad habits? Guest Joe Grinstain

May 11, 2022

We’re joined by our buddy and fellow Sacramento gym owner Joe Grinstain. Do some coaches make programing changes just to “leave their mark?” Is their worst transgression programming exercises they don’t really believe in jus…

What are you afraid people see when they look at you? | One Good Question

May 10, 2022

This Friday’s question from our Discord goes deep. Keith Honeycutt asked: “What are you afraid people see when they look at you?” This has to be the most interesting and challenging question so far. Have a question…

Dr. Mike Battaglino: How to check in with that buddy you’re worried about | Mental Health Awareness Month

May 10, 2022

We always think of him as “70s Big Mike” but Dr . Mike Battaglino is an educator for the Department of the Air Force, Air Force Veteran, Adjunct Professor and competitive Strongman. Throughout these varied endeavors, Mike ha…

What are you afraid people see when they look at you? | One Good Question

May 6, 2022

This Friday’s question from our Discord goes deep. Keith Honeycutt asked: “What are you afraid people see when they look at you?” This has to be the most interesting and challenging question so far. Have a question for us? H…

Dr . Mike Battaglino: How to check in with that buddy you’re worried about | Mental Health Awareness Month Special

May 4, 2022

We always think of him as “70s Big Mike” but Dr . Mike Battaglino is an educator for the Department of the Air Force, Air Force Veteran, Adjunct Professor and competitive Strongman. Throughout these varied endeavors, Mike ha…

Top 3 people we’d love to see visit our gym? | One Good Question

April 29, 2022

This Friday’s question from our Discord comes from our buddy, Big Tanner Baird of Massenomics: "Top 3 people you’d like to see drop into 3SB for a day pass and get a training session in with. Living or dead.” We brought in o…

Tony Hawk: Till the Wheels Fall Off documentary review

April 27, 2022

Some athletes really don’t want to quit. We all know powerlifters who should probably hang it up due to age, injuries, and the chaos the sport can bring to their “real” lives. Tom Brady can’t stay retired. Joe Montana had to…

Do advances in equipment lower the standards of competition? | One Good Question

April 22, 2022

This Friday’s question from our Discord. Lucas F. asks: Do advancements in tech/equipment diminish records broken after them, or even erode the standards of powerlifting? (I.e. Dan G breaking the dl record on a Kabuki dl bar…

Tony Gentilcore: Catching up with Tony G

April 20, 2022

Tony Gentilcore is a personal trainer & strength and conditioning coach located in Boston, MA. He's a co-founder of Cressey Sports Performance where he worked as coach from 2007-2015. He now owns and operates his own gym in …

Weirdest food combinations we love? | One Good Question

April 15, 2022

This Friday’s question from our Discord. Steve Waffleirongym asks: What is a really weird meal or meal combination you guys absolutely love? Garlic in ice cream? Peanut butter on a hamburger? What have you guys got? Have a q…