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Stuck at home during this crazy pandemic? Check out the Never Enough DVD series from 2007-08 here on this channel. They've never officially been on YouTube before.

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The Less than Obvious podcast returns with a second season of new episodes once a month.

Derek’s wife Angela died of cancer in 2017. In 2018, he released his book, “Tea Time with the Reaper,” which sketched a heartbreaking portrait of their lives together, her illness, and her death. While livi…

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Full version of the Never Enough Bench DVD from 2008. Powerlifting team training inspired by the methods of Westside Barbell.

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Full version of the 2007 Squat and Deadlift DVD. Powerlifting team training inspired by the methods of Westside Barbell.

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VR games are probably never going to replace lifting weights, but could they make cardio more fun…and more likely to get done?

Dr. Jimmy Bagley is an Assistant Professor of Kinesiology, and Director of the Muscle Physiology Lab, Co-Director of the Exercise Physiology Lab, and Research Director of …

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Thanks to AuthenticStreetSigns.com for hooking us up with these cool signs a few weeks ago! "Do The Work" is now hanging on the set. Check them out at https://authenticstreetsigns.com/?sscid=61k3_aaw65&

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Ep. 27 Notes:

It’s a BONUS episode! And there are SPOILERS!

Obviously, we wanted talk about the end of Game of Thrones. It’s not that we’re terribly upset about it, but wow there’s a lot of pissed off people on the internet. Beyond that, it got us thinking about our personal stories, about beginn…

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Ep 26 Notes:
Seems like we’ve been hearing about the dangers of too much salt for decades because of its effect on blood pressure, but lately we’ve seen recommendations about adding salt to your diet for better performance. Is salt really dangerous? Does it actually help you perform better?
 
Here’…

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Ep. 22. So many people are focusing on building personal brands or becoming “influencers”--  often through social media, YouTube, podcasts, etc. – but has the time already passed? Will it still work if you start today?

We asked our good friend Omar Isuf for his perspective -- and advice -- relativ…

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Ep.21. We had some fun with this episode by breaking format and having an extended conversation with our good friend, Omar Isuf. Omar is a successful YouTube content creator, a partner with Silent Mike and Bart Kwan on Kizen Training, as well has pursuing other business ventures. He's also a keen o…

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Episode notes 25:

Nutrition coach Jason Phillips joins us for this episode.

Se…

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Our good friend, Jacob Ross returns as our expert to answer this question. Can you teach speed? Specifically, speed for sports?

As we talked through the question, we of course came up with even more thoughts:

Is it purely genetics?
Are there muscle fiber type differences between men and women?
Ca…

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True to the premise of this show, we don’t do any specific prep before we talk about the question at hand. This time, it bit us in the ass a bit. We had seen the new paper on “intermittent dieting” co-authored by previous guests Eric Helms, PhD, Layne Norton, PhD, and our guest for this episode, An…

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Mike’s mom, Maria Farr, is a certified olive oil judge and sensory panelist. With all the recent focus on fats in our diets, we decided to bring her on to help educate us – and you – on a particularly tasty fat.

Our questions went something like this:

What does “extra virgin” even mean? (It’s not…

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Vertical jump has become a test of athleticism, but is it something you can train? Box jumps have come around again in popularity, but are they an important training tool...or just a cool trick? What contributes to being good at either or both? Can you make significant improvement with training? 

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You can call it Blood Flow Restriction (BRF), occlusion, or Kaatsu, but the idea is all the same: Keep some extra blood in the muscles of your arm or leg and get a massive pump. But is this superior to working out the regular way? When should you use it, and does it have any effect on rehab/recover…

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Can activities in the gym that are built around the requirements of a specific sport actually help athletes get better at that sport?

Our good friend, Jacob Ross --  an athletic performance coach and consultant who currently works with Luol Deng of Minnesota Timberwolves – joined us as our expert …

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We get started by talking about what’s becoming a pretty uncommon experience for a lot of people: Actually leaving your house to watch a movie.

Wrapping up a run of nutrition and diet-related episodes, we talk about a group of substances that are common in a lot of people’s diets at this time of y…

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What is (Dietary) Fat & Why Does It Make Everything Delicious?

Our fourth episode takes a look at the final macronutrient: fat.

We spend a few minutes discussing the documentary “Transformer” about Janae Marie Kroczaleski…and our small part in it. We also discuss streaming services and how hard i…

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Audio Only Podcast

In our third episode, we take a side step from carbs into the glycemic index – the potential impact of differing amounts of carbs in foods.

We kick things off with a quick discussion about the inherent strangeness of making friends with people we’ve never met in person. 

Shift…

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Podcast - Audio Only Version

What Are Carbohydrates (and Why Is Everybody So Mad at Them)?

Our second episode is a look at a second macronutrient: carbohydrates.

After a quick discussion about the fact that we’re probably both HSP (Highly Sensitive People), we talk about some of our goals for t…

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PODCAST - AUDIO ONLY VERSION

We’re kicking this new show off by asking seemingly basic questions about diet and nutrition. First up, “What is (dietary) protein anyway?"

After a quick catch up session, we talk through the “facts” of what we think we know about this question – which, of course rais…

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