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Jim Flanagan on What He’s Learned About Business and What it Takes To Become Successful While Working Closely With The Legendary Arthur Jones

One of Arthur Jones’ closest colleagues and a legendary figure in the fitness world in his own right, Jim Flanagan is a career physical fitness educator and President of Resistance Solutions Inc. Jim was an instrumental figure for both Nautilus and MedX, and as a well-regarded and knowledgeable expert in high-intensity training, he has consulted …

11 Things I’ve Learnt About High Intensity Training

Lawrence Neal

1. Cadence doesn’t matter After reading Body By Science and starting high intensity strength training for the first time, I made a conscious effort to maintain a specific cadence during all exercises. I started doing 10/10 and then experimented with 5/5 after reading Occam’s Protocol in The 4-Hour Body by Tim Ferriss (seeking quick unachievable …

Simon Shawcross and the Story of HITuni – How He Started a HIT Business From Scratch and Effectively Marketed and Scaled His Way to Success (and What You Can Learn From It All)

Simon Shawcross, founder of HITuni and High Intensity Training expert

Ladies and Gentlemen, welcome to the 100th episode of the Corporate Warrior podcast! For this milestone, I’m joined by master personal trainer, author of The ONE Diet ( Amazon US / Amazon UK ), and of course, founder of HITuni, Simon Shawcross. In this episode, we talk about the story of how HITuni came to …

Skyler Tanner on The Most Effective Ways To Market Your HIT Business, Get New Clients, and Keep Them Coming Back Again and Again

Skyler Tanner, Exercise Physiologist, High Intensity Training Expert

Skyler Tanner is the most featured guest to-date on Corporate Warrior, and for quite a number of good reasons: in addition to being a well-regarded exercise physiologist, an analytics professional, a world-class personal trainer, having given lectures and presentations in a variety of conferences and media platforms, and having been featured in mainstream outlets such …

Doug Holland on Powerlifting as a Hardgainer, Running a Lean High-Intensity Training Business, and Living a Spartan Lifestyle in the Modern Age

Doug Holland

Revered by many in the high-intensity training world, Doug “The Sickness” Holland is one of the most interesting and accomplished men to ever make waves in both powerlifting and HIT. Not only is he a degreed mathematician, he has also been a competitive powerlifter in three weight classes (132 lbs,148 and 165), has been a …

Dr. David Behm on How to Use Stretching Effectively To Improve Your Training Results, Reduce the Risk of Injury, and Optimize Sport Performance

Dr. David Behm (Image Credit: David Howells - www.davehowellsphoto.com)

Dr. David Behm is an award-winning Research Professor at the Memorial University of Newfoundland’s School of Human Kinetics and Recreation. He is the recipient of the Memorial University President’s Award for Outstanding Research (2006), Memorial University School of Graduate Studies Dean’s Award for Service Excellence (2012), National Strength and Conditioning Association Outstanding Sport Scientist award …

Bodyweight High Intensity Training Part 4 (with a twist)

Bodyweight High Intensity Training Journey

Well … that was horrible. If I do another push-up, I feel like my shoulders are going to tear off my torso … This is Part 4 of a series of posts to journal my current training regime. Here’s Part 1-3: Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Today I did Project Kratos condensed workout A with …

Pete Sisco: How To Start and Grow a Successful Online HIT Business Now

Pete Sisco giving a presentation at the Nomad Capitalists Passport to Freedom Conference in Las Vegas

HIT proponent, author, and the foremost authority on Power Factor Training ( Amazon US / Amazon UK ) and Static Contraction Training ( Amazon US / Amazon UK ), Pete Sisco is a highly successful online entrepreneur and businessman, and he has used his business acumen to create, grow, and sustain the wealth that allows him to travel, live, and work from anywhere he wants in …

Bodyweight High Intensity Training – Project: Kratos Workout Part 3

Kratos - God of War

Hahahahah I just had to re-write this entire post because I read 2:02 minutes as 202 seconds and thought I’d doubled by push-up TUL (doubled my reps/performance) … WOW … I know right. This is Part 3 of a series of posts documenting my bodyweight high intensity training journey using Project Kratos from Drew Baye. …

Dr. Teresa Liu-Ambrose on The Cognitive Health Benefits of High Intensity Training

Dr. Teresa Liu-Ambrose

Dr. Teresa Liu-Ambrose is an award-winning, widely-published researcher and professor in the University of British Columbia’s Department of Physical Therapy. She is a Tier-II Canada Research Chair in Physical Activity, Mobility, and Cognitive Health; the Research Director of the Vancouver General Hospital Falls Prevention Clinic; the Director of the Aging, Mobility, and Cognitive Neuroscience Laboratory; and an …

Dr. Stuart Phillips on Using Strength Training to Deal With Sarcopenia, Optimal Daily Protein Intake, and Making Sense of The Many Different Resistance Training Protocols

Dr. Stuart M. Philips

Dr. Stuart M. Phillips is an award-winning professor at McMaster University’s Department of Kinesiology, the Director of the Physical Activity Centre of Excellence (PACE) and the McMaster Centre for Nutrition, Exercise, and Health Research, and he is a Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Skeletal Muscle Health. He is the recipient of a New Investigator …

Melinda Hughes on How To Market HIT to People Who Don’t Like Strength Training

Melinda Hughes

Melinda Hughes is the owner of The Strength Shoppe, a high-intensity training facility in Pasadena, California. She is a certified Nutrition Consultant, a certified Power of 10 trainer, an American Council on Exercise (ACE) instructor, and she holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Denison University, where she graduated from Denison magna cum laude with …

Dr Ellington Darden – Body Fat Breakthrough Highlights

Body Fat Breakthrough

Here are my highlights from The Body Fat Breakthrough: Tap the Muscle-Building Power of Negative Training and Lose Up to 30 Pounds in 30 days! These highlights include interesting passages, questionable claims and arguments and occasionally my own thoughts in bold. These highlights prompt questions for my podcast guests. Overall, I thought the book offered a good …

Mark Alexander on How to Train and Retain Talent, Develop Your Company Culture, and Outlast Your Competition

Mark Alexander and ARX

Mark Alexander is an Austin, Texas-based health and wellness entrepreneur. He is the Founder and President of Efficient Exercise; a co-founder, investor, and executive board member of the well-regarded Paleo f(x); and he is the CEO of Adaptive Resistance Exercise (ARX), which is pushing the boundaries of HIT and how people train by using innovative resistance training technology …

Mark Alexander on Eccentric Overload Training, Using Big Data to Optimize Your Workouts, Resistance Training in Outer Space, and the Potential Future of Gyms, Fitness Facilities, and High-Intensity Training

Mark Speaking to Entrepreneurs

Having found himself actively involved in exercise and fitness from an early age, Austin, Texas-based health and wellness entrepreneur Mark Alexander is the Founder and President of Efficient Exercise; a co-founder, investor, and executive board member of the well-regarded Paleo f(x); and he is the CEO of Adaptive Resistance Exercise (ARX), which is pushing the boundaries …

Dr. Ted Naiman Part 2 – How to Get Shredded With Intermittent Fasting, The Potential Benefits of Higher-Frequency HIT Workouts, and The Case for Not Eating Vegetables

Ted Naiman Bulked Up and Shredded

Dr. Ted Naiman is a board-certified Family Medicine physician who has used his extensive knowledge and understanding of diet, nutrition, and exercise to treat patients, helping them lose weight, greatly improve their health, and drastically improve – in some cases reverse – metabolic and autoimmune diseases. Having been a vegetarian and a steady-state runner, Ted’s …

How To Blog, Build An Affiliate Site and 10x Productivity

David Kadavy - Author, Designer, and Podcaster

David Kadavy is an author, podcaster, designer, and in general, a man of many talents. Having formerly worked as a product designer in Silicon Valley, he is the author of the top-selling book Design for Hackers: Reverse-Engineering Beauty, and his writing has been featured on The Huffington Post, Inc.com, Quartz, Lifehacker, and more. In this …

Bodyweight High Intensity Training – Project: Kratos Workout Part 2

Lawrence Neal

Dang. That was tough. I just finished my second Project Kratos workout following my return from a week of debauchery. For more context on this experiment and my full regimen, check out Part 1. I attempted to complete a full Kratos workout (modified slightly since Part 1): TSC neck extension TSC neck flexion Push-up Chin-up …

Bodyweight High Intensity Training – Project: Kratos Workout Part 1

Lawrence Neal

Since moving to Ireland and leaving my beloved MedX machines behind (Kieser London and Physical Culture), I decided to embrace a minimalist routine. Drew Baye’s Project Kratos was the obvious choice and came highly recommended (Steve Maxwell and Skyler Tanner are big fans). Not only did this make sense because there are no “good” training machines …

Drew Baye, Ryan Hall and Skyler Tanner – Round Table Part 2

Drew Baye, Ryan Hall, and Skyler Tanner

So excited to bring you this episode! This is Part 2 of a Round Table I recorded with Drew Baye, Ryan Hall and Skyler Tanner. If you haven’t listened to Part 1 of this Round Table yet, check it out by clicking here! Drew Baye is one of the world’s top high-intensity training experts and …

Drew Baye, Ryan Hall and Skyler Tanner – Round Table Part 1

Drew Baye, Ryan Hall, and Skyler Tanner

It’s the one you have been waiting for … :D. This is Part 1 of a Round Table with Drew Baye, Ryan Hall and Skyler Tanner. I loved recording this! It was a real honour and pleasure to have 3 of the top exercise experts on the planet on my podcast all at the same …