Barbell Shrugged - Talking Training w/ CrossFit Games Athletes, Strength Coaches & More

Dr. Roop Sihota is a PT, a coach, and a movement enthusiast. He has been a long time team member and coach at MobilityWOD and San Francisco Crossfit, and recently launched a new movement project called ORIGINS.

Dr. Sihota is inspired by movement and is focused on the exploration of movement. He started ORIGINS because of his passion to give back and provide educational content to help people make more complete decisions.

This is Roop’s second time on the show, check out the previous episode he was on to talk about Why Your Mobility Isn’t Improving — Dr. Roop Sihota — 173.

In this episode, we dive into why there is no such thing as bad movement, how to make more well rounded decision, why you should incorporate more play in your life, top inflammatory foods, and more.

Enjoy!

-Mike, Doug and Anders

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Thrive Market is a proud supporter of us here at Barbell Shrugged. We very much appreciate all they do with us and we’d love for you to support them in return! Thrive Market has a special offer for you. You get $60 of FREE Organic Groceries + Free Shipping and a 30 day trial, click the link below:

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Barbell Shrugged helps people get better. Usually in the gym, but outside as well. In 2012 they posted their first podcast and have been putting out weekly free videos and podcasts ever since.

Along the way we've created successful online coaching programs including The Shrugged Strength Challenge, The Muscle Gain Challenge, FLIGHT, Barbell Shredded, and Barbell Bikini.

We're also dedicated to helping affiliate gym owners grow their businesses and better serve their members by providing owners tools and resources like the Barbell Business Podcast.

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Dr. Theresa Larson, DPT and Anders Varner are co-creators of of The Low Back Fix, The Knee Fix, and The Shoulder Fix. They are back on the show after talking about the low back (Episode 240) and the knee (episode 292) to talk about fixing your shoulder.

 

Dr. Larson and Varner have taught movement principles to thousands of trainers and health practitioners on 4 continents, and have coached and treated over 100 CrossFit Regionals, WWE, NFL, and MLB athletes.

 

In this episode, we dive into common patterns that create shoulder pain and problems, and give you techniques on how to fix the shoulder. We cover forward head posture, simple body position fixes for more awareness, how to self-assess your breathing muscles, breathing and emotions, and more.

 

Enjoy!

 

-Mike, Doug and Anders

 

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Please support our partners!

 

Thrive Market is a proud supporter of us here at Barbell Shrugged.  We very much appreciate all they do with us and we’d love for you to support them in return!  Thrive Market has a special offer for you.  You get $60 of FREE Organic Groceries + Free Shipping and a 30 day trial, click the link below:

 

https://thrivemarket.com/shrugged

 

How it works:  Users will get $20 off their first 3 orders of $49 or more + free shipping.  No code is necessary because the discount will be applied at checkout.  Many of you will be going to the store this week anyway, so why not give Thrive Market a try!

 

Organifi is another great company with whom we’ve chosen to partner.  They offer a premium line of health supplements you can use to optimize your body.  Doug and Mike use their products everyday and highly recommend you give them a try.  

 

If you’d like a discount you can use the code “shrugged” to instantly get 20% off your order, click below to check out their supplements:

 

https://organifishop.com

 

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Barbell Shrugged helps people get better.  Usually in the gym, but outside as well.  In 2012 they posted their first podcast and have been putting out weekly free videos and podcasts ever since.

 

Along the way we've created successful online coaching programs including The Shrugged Strength Challenge, The Muscle Gain Challenge, FLIGHT, Barbell Shredded, and Barbell Bikini.

 

We're also dedicated to helping affiliate gym owners grow their businesses and better serve their members by providing owners tools and resources like the Barbell Business Podcast.

 

Find Barbell Shrugged here:

 

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Gunnar Lovelace is founder and Co-CEO at Thrive Market, an online wholesale-buying club committed to sustainability and social justice.

Lovelace is a is a lifelong health advocate and serial entrepreneur. He grew up as a child of a single mother, and experienced first hand how hard it was for families on fixed budgets to make healthy choices.

At Thrive Market, he and his partners are on a mission to make healthy living accessible and affordable to everyone. Thrive Market is sort of an online Costco, full of only healthy, high quality products.

In this episode, we dive into how Thrive Market built their business, what strategies they use to offer high quality foods to underserved markets, why we need more supplements than ever before, the new regenerative organic certification, and more.

Enjoy!

As a thank you for watching Thrive Market has a special offer for you. You get $60 of FREE Organic Groceries + Free Shipping and a 30 day trial, click the link below:
 
How it works:  Users will get $20 off their first 3 orders of $49 or more + free shipping.  No code is necessary because the discount will be applied at checkout.  Many of you will be going to the store this week anyway, so why not give Thrive Market a try!

► Subscribe to Barbell Shrugged's Channel Here- http://bit.ly/BarbellShruggedSubscribe

📲 🎧 Listen to the audio version on the Apple Podcast App or Stitcher for Android Here-
http://bit.ly/BarbellShruggedApple
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Barbell Shrugged helps people get better. Usually in the gym, but outside as well. In 2012 they posted their first podcast and have been putting out weekly free videos and podcasts ever since.

Along the way we've created successful online coaching programs including The Shrugged Strength Challenge, The Muscle Gain Challenge, FLIGHT, Barbell Shredded, and Barbell Bikini.

We're also dedicated to helping affiliate gym owners grow their businesses and better serve their members by providing owners tools and resources like the Barbell Business Podcast and Barbell Logic.


Find Barbell Shrugged here:

Website: http://www.BarbellShrugged.com
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Bret Contreras has become known in the strength and conditioning industry as “The Glute Guy” because of his expertise in helping clients develop strong, shapely glutes.

He has earned his PhD in Sports Science from the Auckland University of Technology in New Zealand, and invented a glute-strengthening machine called the Hip Thruster.

Contreras is also cofounder of Strength & Conditioning Research Review and founder of Strong by Bret. He currently trains figure competitors, writes programs for clients from all over the world, and consults for various professional sport teams.

In this episode, we dive into glute development exercises, functional vs body-part split training, the hip thrust, horizontal and vertical resistance training, and more.

Enjoy!

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Dr. Jordan Jiunta and Dr. Jordan Shallow are co-founders of Pre-Script, co-hosts of RX’D RADIO, chiropractors, and competitive athletes.

Jiunta competes in CrossFit and Olympic Weightlifting, and is a CrossFit Level 1 trainer. Shallow competes in Powerlifting and also coaches strength and conditioning at Stanford University Rugby Team.

Jiunta understands the importance of learning and training our bodies natural movement patterns to not only prevent injury, but to live a higher quality life as well. Shallow’s patients range from world-class athletes to 9–5 weekend warriors, and he understands the needs of each individual paired with the demand of their lifestyle.

In this episode, we dive into why and how they created Pre-Script, a service dedicated to helping its members move better, and perform at their best.

We cover how they assess athletes, why stability is misunderstood, why scaled stimulus is more than resistance, and more.

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Barbell Shrugged helps people get better. Usually in the gym, but outside as well. In 2012 they posted their first podcast and have been putting out weekly free videos and podcasts ever since.

Along the way we've created successful online coaching programs including The Shrugged Strength Challenge, The Muscle Gain Challenge, FLIGHT, Barbell Shredded, and Barbell Bikini.

We're also dedicated to helping affiliate gym owners grow their businesses and better serve their members by providing owners tools and resources like the Barbell Business Podcast and Barbell Logic.


Find Barbell Shrugged here:

Website: http://www.BarbellShrugged.com
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Twitter: http://twitter.com/barbellshrugged
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Harrison Maurus is a 17 year old weightlifting prodigy and world champion. Last year, Maurus not only won the 2017 Youth World Championships in Bangkok, Thailand, but also set a new Clean & Jerk Youth World Record of 192kg at the men’s 77kg group!

Maurus squatted 200kg at age 13, over 3x bodyweight, and just a month ago, earned a bronze medal in both the men’s 77 kg total and clean & jerk at the 2017 IWF Weightlifting World Championships in Anaheim, CA, securing Team USA’s first men’s weightlifting world medals in 20 years.

In this episode, we dive into Maurus’ path in the weightlifting world, his special relationship with his coach Kevin Simons (a CrossFit Games competitor), and his programming and coaching.

 

 

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Drew Canole is nutrition specialist, transformation specialist and national spokesperson for the benefits of juicing vegetables for health and vitality. He is the founder and CEO of Fitlife.TV, a best selling author, and the founder of Organifi.

Drew Canole went from being an overweight guy, who liked to consume a bunch of food and energy drinks regularly, including alcohol every weekend, to a rockstar in the world of fitness, nutrition and mindset, with a huge heart to help others and transform the world.


In this episode, Drew shared with us his personal transformation story, his approach to life, how he started a movement, and we also cover a bunch of healthy plants and their benefits.

His company, Organifi, provides a premium line of supplements to improve your health.  If you'd like a discount you can use the promocode "shrugged" while shopping at https://organifishop.com to get 20% off your order.

Enjoy!

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Barbell Shrugged helps people get better. Usually in the gym, but outside as well. In 2012 they posted their first podcast and have been putting out weekly free videos and podcasts ever since.

Along the way we've created successful online coaching programs including The Shrugged Strength Challenge, The Muscle Gain Challenge, FLIGHT, Barbell Shredded, and Barbell Bikini.

We're also dedicated to helping affiliate gym owners grow their businesses and better serve their members by providing owners tools and resources like the Barbell Business Podcast and Barbell Logic.


Find Barbell Shrugged here:

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Twitter: http://twitter.com/barbellshrugged
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Dr. Jakob Vingren is an associate professor of Exercise Physiology and Biological Sciences at the University of North Texas. His research focus includes resistance exercise and the effect of alcohol on hormones, muscles and athletic performance.

Alcohol affects training, but turns out it’s not as bad as you might think.

In this episode, you will learn about the effects of drinking alcohol in terms of quantity, frequency, timing (before, during, and after workouts), type, and more. We dive into how alcohol affects the androgen system, immune system, muscle recovery, and short and long-term gains.

Enjoy!

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Barbell Shrugged helps people get better. Usually in the gym, but outside as well. In 2012 they posted their first podcast and have been putting out weekly free videos and podcasts ever since.

Along the way we've created successful online coaching programs including The Shrugged Strength Challenge, The Muscle Gain Challenge, FLIGHT, Barbell Shredded, and Barbell Bikini.

We're also dedicated to helping affiliate gym owners grow their businesses and better serve their members by providing owners tools and resources like the Barbell Business Podcast and Barbell Logic.


Find Barbell Shrugged here:

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Twitter: http://twitter.com/barbellshrugged
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Category:general -- posted at: 5:00am PST

Dr. Theresa Larson, DPT and Anders Varner are co-creators of of The Low Back Fix and The Knee Fix. They have taught movement principles to thousands of trainers and health practitioners on 4 continents, and have coached and treated over 100 CrossFit Regionals, WWE, NFL, and MLB athletes.

Dr. Theresa Larson is also the founder of Movement Rx, a physical therapy and wellness company that offers support to wounded warriors and individuals with health and movement issues. She travels all over the world as a speaker for MobilityWOD and the CrossFit Movement & Mobility Trainer Course.

Anders Varner is also owner of Anders Varner Training located in San Diego, CA. A four- time CrossFit regional competitor and member of John Cena’s “One Ton Club,” Anders has trained with and coached high level athletes from the worlds of the NFL, WWE, and CrossFit.
Our knees are the biggest joints in our bodies, and they are super important because they provide stability. Knee pain and injuries are usually a result of bad habits associated with foot, ankle and hip movement.

In this episode, we cover knee problem symptoms, such as sciatica, knee clicking, behind the knee pain, knee overextension, toe dominance, and more, and tips on how to have healthy, long lasting joints.

Enjoy!

 

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Barbell Shrugged helps people get better. Usually in the gym, but outside as well. In 2012 they posted their first podcast and have been putting out weekly free videos and podcasts ever since.

Along the way we've created successful online coaching programs including Shrugged Strength Challenge, Muscle Gain Challenge and FLIGHT Weightlifting.


Find Barbell Shrugged here:

Website: http://www.BarbellShrugged.com
Facebook: http://facebook.com/barbellshruggedpodcast
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Travis Mash has spent decades studying the barbell. He is one of the few people  to bridge the worlds of powerlifting, Olympic weightlifting and athletic strength and conditioning.

Travis was a World Champion in powerlifting. He competed in a world-class level in Olympic weightlifting. He has coached professional Olympic weightlifters alongside Don McCauley and Glenn Pendlay at Team MDUSA and now coaches the most successful weightlifting team in America.

Travis started his path as a weightlifter, he was also a World Champion in powerlifting, breaking the world records twice, with huge total numbers: 2410 lb. and 2414 lb.

Nowadays, Travis coaches lots of weightlifters and this year (2017), he had the team with the most weightlifters in the world championships:

Nathan Damron: 94 kg  —  Snatch: 160 kg; C&J: 200kg.

Jordan Cantrell: 85 kg  —  Snatch: 155 kg ; C&J: 192 kg.

Brian Reisenauer: 56 kg  —  Snatch: 114 kg ; C&J: 139 kg.

In this episode, we covered weightlifting drug testing, olympic rivalries (USA vs. Russia vs. China), American Youth World Champions: Harrison Maurus and CJ Cummings, Bulgarian Weightlifting training, self-love, and much more.

 

► Download our free 54 page Olympic Weightlifting Training Manual at:  

http://www.flightweightlifting.com 

► Subscribe to Barbell Shrugged's Channel Here- http://bit.ly/BarbellShruggedSubscribe

📲 🎧 Listen to the audio version on the Apple Podcast App or Stitcher for Android

Barbell Shrugged helps people get better. Usually in the gym, but outside as well. In 2012 they posted their first podcast and have been putting out weekly free videos and podcasts ever since.

Along the way we've created successful online coaching programs including Shrugged Strength Challenge, Muscle Gain Challenge and FLIGHT Weightlifting.


Find Barbell Shrugged here:

Website: http://www.BarbellShrugged.com
Facebook: http://facebook.com/barbellshruggedpodcast
Twitter: http://twitter.com/barbellshrugged
Instagram: http://instagram.com/barbellshruggedpodcast

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Category:general -- posted at: 5:00am PST