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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 high Turnover of members? What’s one small thing you would have…

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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 (@bigdan916) joined us to compare these…

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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 from it? Have a question for us? Hit us up on social…

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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 searching for a magic bullet? The ultimate hack? As content creators, can we ever provide enough…

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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 intended to convey just what goes on inside the head of one of the most…

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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 necessary to start wearing a belt?” Have a question for us? Hit us…

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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 to stop. You do, however, have a set of 10 lbs. dumbbells and some…

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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 just because they’re popular on social media? And speaking of social media, do gurus like Liver…

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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? Hit us up on social media and use the hashtag #onegoodquestion.…

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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 has become passionate about raising awareness for mental health, particularly for men where…

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This Friday’s question from our Discord comes from our buddy, Big Tanner Baird of Massenomics @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 our whole gym crew to answer…

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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 hear from Bill Walsh that he couldn’t be a…

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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 that's longer and whippier than historical dl bars.) I'm sure similar conversations happened…

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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 Brookline, MA called CORE Collective where he helps regular people re-connect with…

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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 question for us? Hit us up on social media and use the…

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The past few years have seen the untimely deaths of several pro bodybuilders. Are the rewards of any extreme “sport” worth the sacrifices, and indulgences, that competitors put themselves through? Has something fundamentally changed about steroid use the top levels that have made the lifestyle more dangerous? We also discuss…

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This Friday’s question from our Discord. Eddydrizzle asks: Is there really an issue with “cookie-cutter” programming? For example, your programming methodology is working up to a single at whatever RPE is prescribed per lifter, and then you have backdowns with sets/reps/RPE varying per lifter as well. Accessories afterward vary as…

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We reflect some on the history of this show and chat about the nearly 400 combined podcast episodes we’ve done together. In addition to a few other topics, we get into the value of coaching relationships and why Mike doesn’t coach anymore, and how friction in business relationships is actually…

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Another great Friday question from our Discord. Lucas Franco asks: How important/ over-hyped is "weak-point" training and do people/coaches over-obsess and misdiagnose them when the solution may be to just get stronger? That being said, when targeting weak points, do you look at the movement or the muscle for additional…

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We got what was really a cluster of fun (and related) questions from Keith Honeycutt on our Discord: (See link below to join.) • Will time travel ever be possible? • Would you want to travel in time? • When would you like to visit? • If you could have…

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