A2Z No BS Episode 27: Science; Assets vs Liabilities; Fast and Slow Learners

Hello and welcome back! Me and Zack are checking in again at Czann's this week chatting all things fitness. First, some new science has come to my attention regarding HIIT and cardio and where it may (or may not) fit your muscle gain goals. Further, if time is a resource, how are we going to … Continue reading A2Z No BS Episode 27: Science; Assets vs Liabilities; Fast and Slow Learners

A2Z No BS Episode 26: Defining our Goals as we get Older and Ruffling some Feathers

Good morning and welcome back to A2Z! This week Zack and I are tuning in from my dining room table, escaping the heat and enjoying the company of my dog, Jane. This week we're talking about goals: Zack turned 33 this past week, and as we get older we ask the question "what do goals … Continue reading A2Z No BS Episode 26: Defining our Goals as we get Older and Ruffling some Feathers

A2Z No BS Episode 24: Spicy Shrimp on #AndysEats and 10,000 Hours

Good morning and welcome back! Zack and I check in back at Bold Patriot brewing with our special guest, train! And by train, we mean literal train. But that didn't stop us from talking shop. Zack tells us about divin' into last week's #AndysEats with his Peach Chicken recipe, while I share my new recipe … Continue reading A2Z No BS Episode 24: Spicy Shrimp on #AndysEats and 10,000 Hours

A2Z No BS Episode 23: #AndysEats and the pursuit of Mastery

Good morning and welcome back! Zack and I are back at Bold Patriot Brewing this week talking about training, cooking, and beer drinking. This week we introduce a new segment we're calling Andy's Eats, where I discuss some of the bomb-ass meals I've been cooking at home and how they've turned out. Speaking of cooking, … Continue reading A2Z No BS Episode 23: #AndysEats and the pursuit of Mastery

A2Z No BS Episode 22: Arousal, Performance, and Exercises that make us Think Twice

Good morning! This week, Zack and I are enjoying the sunshine, talking fitness, and cracking beers at East Nashville Beer Works. We start today with a little sports psychology: what is "arousal" and how does it affect performance? What does it mean to be under-aroused when playing sports or lifting weights? How about over-aroused? When … Continue reading A2Z No BS Episode 22: Arousal, Performance, and Exercises that make us Think Twice

A2Z No BS Episode 21: Special guest Tania Lopez on Content Creation, Curating the “FitPro,” and our Coaching Evolution

Hey, gang! Zack and I each took a week away for some R&R but we're back, feeling fresh, and ready to podcast! This week we host Tania Lopez, a strength coach and fitness enthusiast right here in Nashville. We start today by discussing content creation: what we put out on the interwebz to try and … Continue reading A2Z No BS Episode 21: Special guest Tania Lopez on Content Creation, Curating the “FitPro,” and our Coaching Evolution

A2Z No BS Episode 18: “It Depends” and whether the Juice is Worth the Squeeze

Good morning! Zack and I are back. Ya know what grinds my gears? Reductionist and intellectually lazy fitness advice. While social media loves soundbites, tweets, or memes, they're largely unhelpful or possibly damaging. Nothing in fitness or nutrition is black and white: it is grey, nuanced..."it depends" as we say. It depends on who we're … Continue reading A2Z No BS Episode 18: “It Depends” and whether the Juice is Worth the Squeeze