A2Z No BS Episode 87: Minneapolis Memories and Unstucking your Training

Good morning and welcome back! Zack and I are checking into East Nashville Beer works and Zack is freshly back from a seminar in Minneapolis. Zack shares his experience and what he learned and all the fun he enjoyed while away for the weekend. Next, we turn our attention to "groundhogs' day," or the feeling … Continue reading A2Z No BS Episode 87: Minneapolis Memories and Unstucking your Training

A2Z No BS Episode 83: Special Guest Vanessa Edwards on Fixing your Body through Lifting and Gym Ownership

Good morning and welcome back to the show! This week Zack and I welcome another kettlebell nerd and stellar fitness coach, Vanessa Edwards, to the podcast to chat about fitness and gym ownership. Vanessa got her start when she was dealing with perpetual back pain. She sought treatment through chiropractors and Physical Therapists but eventually … Continue reading A2Z No BS Episode 83: Special Guest Vanessa Edwards on Fixing your Body through Lifting and Gym Ownership

A2Z No BS Episode 81: Choosing “Best” vs. “Optimal”

Good morning and welcome back! Today, Zack and I are trying out some new hardware with our podcast in an effort to continue improving the user experience! When it comes to choosing the right exercise, training program, or diet, we're always looking for that "magic bullet" or "best" this or that in an effort to … Continue reading A2Z No BS Episode 81: Choosing “Best” vs. “Optimal”

A2Z No BS Episode 80: Three Fitpros, One Mic, Big Aspirations

Good morning and welcome back! Today Zack and I are welcoming a special guest and close friend of mine, Brian Murray of Motive Training. Brian has worked in many facets of the fitness industry and is a helluva trainer and business owner. He owns Motive Training in Grand Rapids, Michigan, and currently lives in Austin, … Continue reading A2Z No BS Episode 80: Three Fitpros, One Mic, Big Aspirations

A2Z No BS Episode 79: RPE/RIR and Overrated Exercises (send hate mail)

Good morning and welcome back! Today, Zack and I are talking about autoregulation. We've all had stellar gym days where we lifted big ass weights and set PRs and everyone hoisted us on their shoulders and cheered us on. And we've also had those days where we feel like we've been hit by a truck … Continue reading A2Z No BS Episode 79: RPE/RIR and Overrated Exercises (send hate mail)

A2Z No BS Episode 78: The Perfect Workout Hangover Cure (Recovery)

Good morning and welcome back! Today, Zack and I are talking about Recovery. It's all fine and good to "send it" in the weight room, but it might surprise you to know that the gym is not where the Gainz Magic happens. In fact, without proper nutrition and rest, all your efforts in the gym … Continue reading A2Z No BS Episode 78: The Perfect Workout Hangover Cure (Recovery)