A2Z No BS Episode 59: Special Guest Tracy Cook on Powerlifting and the Empowerment of heavy Lifting

Good afternoon and welcome back to the podcast! Today we have a special guest and #1 fan of the show, Tracy Cook! Tracy met Zack back in 2014 and started training together. Having deadlifted but never really competed with a barbell, Tracy took the plunge and entered her first powerlifting competition in 2015 and was … Continue reading A2Z No BS Episode 59: Special Guest Tracy Cook on Powerlifting and the Empowerment of heavy Lifting

A2Z No BS Episode 57: I choose “Business Ethics”

Good morning and welcome back! Zack and I are back at our favorite - Czann's Brewing - and today we're chatting business ethics. The fitness industry is rife with bad players, poor business practices, and dubious claims. Today we talk about boundaries, values, and ways in which we conduct our respective businesses to ensure we're … Continue reading A2Z No BS Episode 57: I choose “Business Ethics”

A2Z No BS Episode 56: Wim Hof Ice Baths and Flirting with Uncomfortable

Good morning and welcome back! Zack and I are enjoying some delicious oatmeal stouts courtesy of Czann's Brewing in the Nations. Has the thought ever crossed your mind to take an ice bath and, like a crazy person, actually enjoy doing it? Yeah, me neither. But over the weekend a Wim Hof seminar popped up … Continue reading A2Z No BS Episode 56: Wim Hof Ice Baths and Flirting with Uncomfortable

A2Z No BS Episode 55: Lift Heavy, Be Light with Sam Pfister

Good morning and welcome back to the A2Z Podcast! Today we host a special guest, fellow strength coach and fitness enthusiast, Sam Pfister. Sam got his start in fitness while hustling and grinding in the gauntlet of all gauntlets - in politics. While working and interning in the DC area, Sam started doing Crossfit in … Continue reading A2Z No BS Episode 55: Lift Heavy, Be Light with Sam Pfister

A2Z No BS Episode 52: Slinging Beers and Talking Smack with Sam Brunner

Good morning and welcome back! Zack and I are hanging out at Czann's Brewing with a very special guest, Samantha Brunner. Sam is a Nashville-based strength coach, yoga instructor and pro kayaking badass. She joins the podcast today to tell us about her fitness journey, how she got into coaching and the types of clients … Continue reading A2Z No BS Episode 52: Slinging Beers and Talking Smack with Sam Brunner