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#3 – SquatEveryday, Eliminating The Right Weaknesses, and Producing Monster Youth Athletes w/ Travis Mash

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Travis Mash is a powerlifting world champion who currently holds the all time pound for pound world record. He’s been coaching athletes for over 21 years from all walks of life. He’s worked with NFL players, Olympic Weightlifters, Powerlifters, and athletes across many other disciplines.Travis is known for shifting paradigms and doing big things to grow the sport of Weightlifting that we love so much.In this episode, we talk about:

  • Some of the myths behind the popular SquatEveryday program
  • Myths about training youth athletes and some advice on how to work with them
  • How to make sure you’re focusing on the right things when it comes to eliminating your weaknesses

Show notes:

  • Proudest moments as a Powerlifter and Weightlifter (1:25)
  • How Travis got into coaching (2:08)
  • Coaching Weightlifters vs Powerlifters (3:23)
  • How Travis started his blog (5:10)
  • How Travis juggles writing with coaching, traveling, and life (7:40)
  • A day in the life (10:15)
  • Origins of SquatEveryday (11:35)
  • How to autoregulate when doing SquatEveryday (13:15)
  • Myths about injuries from SquatEveryday and how to prevent them (14:35)
  • Myths behind weight training and youth athletes (16:27)
  • The process of taking on a younger athlete (18:37)
  • Recruiting younger athletes (22:18)
  • Future generation of Weightlifters and CrossFitters (23:45)
  • Thoughts on growing spectatorship and community for Weightlifting in the U.S. (25:10)
  • How Travis is using the barbell to shape the world (29:25)
  • Celebrating the smaller wins in Weightlifting to maintain positivity (31:42)
  • Muscular Imbalances and No Weaknesses (34:05)
  • Deadlift to Back Squat ratio and how it can affect performance (36:10)
  • Blending accessory pieces with existing training volume (39:15)
  • What Travis learned from Julien of StrongFit (40:25)
  • Eccentric and Isometric work in training (41:50)
  • Adding weight to your bench in 6 weeks (42:30)
  • Core work and why Travis doesn’t believe in doing situps (44:50)
  • Can mental toughness and grit be trained? How? (46:50)
  • Importance of having a basic understanding of adaptation (50:20)
  • Learning vs Education (52:35)
  • Best source of education right now for producing effective coaches (54:30)
  • If you only had one year to live to become the best coach you could be, what would you do? (56:00)

People mentioned:

Resources we talked about:

How you can connect with Travis:

 If you enjoyed this episode, please head over to iTunes and leave a 5 star review!

#3 – SquatEveryday, Eliminating The Right Weaknesses, and Producing Monster Youth Athletes w/ Travis Mash

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Travis Mash is a powerlifting world champion who currently holds the all time pound for pound world record. He’s been coaching athletes for over 21 years from all walks of life. He’s worked with NFL players, Olympic Weightlifters, Powerlifters, and athletes across many other disciplines.Travis is known for shifting paradigms and doing big things to grow the sport of Weightlifting that we love so much.In this episode, we talk about:

  • Some of the myths behind the popular SquatEveryday program
  • Myths about training youth athletes and some advice on how to work with them
  • How to make sure you’re focusing on the right things when it comes to eliminating your weaknesses

Show notes:

  • Proudest moments as a Powerlifter and Weightlifter (1:25)
  • How Travis got into coaching (2:08)
  • Coaching Weightlifters vs Powerlifters (3:23)
  • How Travis started his blog (5:10)
  • How Travis juggles writing with coaching, traveling, and life (7:40)
  • A day in the life (10:15)
  • Origins of SquatEveryday (11:35)
  • How to autoregulate when doing SquatEveryday (13:15)
  • Myths about injuries from SquatEveryday and how to prevent them (14:35)
  • Myths behind weight training and youth athletes (16:27)
  • The process of taking on a younger athlete (18:37)
  • Recruiting younger athletes (22:18)
  • Future generation of Weightlifters and CrossFitters (23:45)
  • Thoughts on growing spectatorship and community for Weightlifting in the U.S. (25:10)
  • How Travis is using the barbell to shape the world (29:25)
  • Celebrating the smaller wins in Weightlifting to maintain positivity (31:42)
  • Muscular Imbalances and No Weaknesses (34:05)
  • Deadlift to Back Squat ratio and how it can affect performance (36:10)
  • Blending accessory pieces with existing training volume (39:15)
  • What Travis learned from Julien of StrongFit (40:25)
  • Eccentric and Isometric work in training (41:50)
  • Adding weight to your bench in 6 weeks (42:30)
  • Core work and why Travis doesn’t believe in doing situps (44:50)
  • Can mental toughness and grit be trained? How? (46:50)
  • Importance of having a basic understanding of adaptation (50:20)
  • Learning vs Education (52:35)
  • Best source of education right now for producing effective coaches (54:30)
  • If you only had one year to live to become the best coach you could be, what would you do? (56:00)

People mentioned:

Resources we talked about:

How you can connect with Travis:

 If you enjoyed this episode, please head over to iTunes and leave a 5 star review!

#3 – SquatEveryday, Eliminating The Right Weaknesses, and Producing Monster Youth Athletes w/ Travis Mash

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Travis Mash is a powerlifting world champion who currently holds the all time pound for pound world record. He’s been coaching athletes for over 21 years from all walks of life. He’s worked with NFL players, Olympic Weightlifters, Powerlifters, and athletes across many other disciplines.Travis is known for shifting paradigms and doing big things to grow the sport of Weightlifting that we love so much.In this episode, we talk about:

  • Some of the myths behind the popular SquatEveryday program
  • Myths about training youth athletes and some advice on how to work with them
  • How to make sure you’re focusing on the right things when it comes to eliminating your weaknesses

Show notes:

  • Proudest moments as a Powerlifter and Weightlifter (1:25)
  • How Travis got into coaching (2:08)
  • Coaching Weightlifters vs Powerlifters (3:23)
  • How Travis started his blog (5:10)
  • How Travis juggles writing with coaching, traveling, and life (7:40)
  • A day in the life (10:15)
  • Origins of SquatEveryday (11:35)
  • How to autoregulate when doing SquatEveryday (13:15)
  • Myths about injuries from SquatEveryday and how to prevent them (14:35)
  • Myths behind weight training and youth athletes (16:27)
  • The process of taking on a younger athlete (18:37)
  • Recruiting younger athletes (22:18)
  • Future generation of Weightlifters and CrossFitters (23:45)
  • Thoughts on growing spectatorship and community for Weightlifting in the U.S. (25:10)
  • How Travis is using the barbell to shape the world (29:25)
  • Celebrating the smaller wins in Weightlifting to maintain positivity (31:42)
  • Muscular Imbalances and No Weaknesses (34:05)
  • Deadlift to Back Squat ratio and how it can affect performance (36:10)
  • Blending accessory pieces with existing training volume (39:15)
  • What Travis learned from Julien of StrongFit (40:25)
  • Eccentric and Isometric work in training (41:50)
  • Adding weight to your bench in 6 weeks (42:30)
  • Core work and why Travis doesn’t believe in doing situps (44:50)
  • Can mental toughness and grit be trained? How? (46:50)
  • Importance of having a basic understanding of adaptation (50:20)
  • Learning vs Education (52:35)
  • Best source of education right now for producing effective coaches (54:30)
  • If you only had one year to live to become the best coach you could be, what would you do? (56:00)

People mentioned:

Resources we talked about:

How you can connect with Travis:

 If you enjoyed this episode, please head over to iTunes and leave a 5 star review!

#2 – The Psychology Of Eating, Body Image, and Self Worth w/ Adee Zukier Cazayoux

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Adee is the founder & CEO of Working Against Gravity. Her nutrition consulting company consults with about 2,000 clients and has a waiting list of about 3,000 clients.She has helped literally thousands of people with not only their nutrition, but overall quality of life.She works with top Games athletes like Katrin Davidsdottir, elite Weightlifters, and Olympians to make sure they’re fueled up and recovering efficiently. But that’s not all, her clients are from all walks of life.She has a very unique approach to encouraging transformations within her clients.In this episode we talk about:

  • Why meal plans and diets are usually not the solution
  • How zoning in on your behavioral psychology can drastically affect your success
  • Tools Adee uses with her clients and things you can start doing today
  • The most important question you can ask yourself when dealing with body image and self confidence

Show Notes:

  • How Working Against Gravity got started (1:25)
  • Why Adee doesn’t give out meal plans and what the process looks like if you become a client (6:20)
  • Psychology behind resistance and why we fall off the boat (10:03)
  • The difference in diets between elite athletes (12:30)
  • What an ideal client looks like (14:05)
  • Psychology behind body image and why people are uncomfortable in their own skin (14:55)
  • Tools that WAG uses to help clients (17:00)
  • 3 things you can do if you’re on the waitlist (19:27)
  • “I feel like I put in the work, but have nothing to show for it.” (23:15)
  • Strong is the new sexy (25:56)
  • Performance vs Aesthetics: How to win at both (27:02)
  • Training with Catalyst Athletics (28:18)
  • How to juggle training while managing your own company (29:00)
  • Morning routines (32:43)
  • Recommended books (34:20)
  • If you had one year to live, what would you do to become the best nutrition consultant you could possibly be (37:00)
  • Zen N’ Juice and Mental Health (41:20)
  • Drawing as meditation (46:00)
  • What really makes you feel fulfilled and accomplished (53:10)

People mentioned:

Resources we talk about:

How you can connect with Adee:

 If you enjoyed this episode, please head over to iTunes and leave a 5 star review!

#2 – The Psychology Of Eating, Body Image, and Self Worth w/ Adee Zukier Cazayoux

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Adee is the founder & CEO of Working Against Gravity. Her nutrition consulting company consults with about 2,000 clients and has a waiting list of about 3,000 clients.She has helped literally thousands of people with not only their nutrition, but overall quality of life.She works with top Games athletes like Katrin Davidsdottir, elite Weightlifters, and Olympians to make sure they’re fueled up and recovering efficiently. But that’s not all, her clients are from all walks of life.She has a very unique approach to encouraging transformations within her clients.In this episode we talk about:

  • Why meal plans and diets are usually not the solution
  • How zoning in on your behavioral psychology can drastically affect your success
  • Tools Adee uses with her clients and things you can start doing today
  • The most important question you can ask yourself when dealing with body image and self confidence

Show Notes:

  • How Working Against Gravity got started (1:25)
  • Why Adee doesn’t give out meal plans and what the process looks like if you become a client (6:20)
  • Psychology behind resistance and why we fall off the boat (10:03)
  • The difference in diets between elite athletes (12:30)
  • What an ideal client looks like (14:05)
  • Psychology behind body image and why people are uncomfortable in their own skin (14:55)
  • Tools that WAG uses to help clients (17:00)
  • 3 things you can do if you’re on the waitlist (19:27)
  • “I feel like I put in the work, but have nothing to show for it.” (23:15)
  • Strong is the new sexy (25:56)
  • Performance vs Aesthetics: How to win at both (27:02)
  • Training with Catalyst Athletics (28:18)
  • How to juggle training while managing your own company (29:00)
  • Morning routines (32:43)
  • Recommended books (34:20)
  • If you had one year to live, what would you do to become the best nutrition consultant you could possibly be (37:00)
  • Zen N’ Juice and Mental Health (41:20)
  • Drawing as meditation (46:00)
  • What really makes you feel fulfilled and accomplished (53:10)

People mentioned:

Resources we talk about:

How you can connect with Adee:

 If you enjoyed this episode, please head over to iTunes and leave a 5 star review!

#2 – The Psychology Of Eating, Body Image, and Self Worth w/ Adee Zukier Cazayoux

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Adee is the founder & CEO of Working Against Gravity. Her nutrition consulting company consults with about 2,000 clients and has a waiting list of about 3,000 clients.She has helped literally thousands of people with not only their nutrition, but overall quality of life.She works with top Games athletes like Katrin Davidsdottir, elite Weightlifters, and Olympians to make sure they’re fueled up and recovering efficiently. But that’s not all, her clients are from all walks of life.She has a very unique approach to encouraging transformations within her clients.In this episode we talk about:

  • Why meal plans and diets are usually not the solution
  • How zoning in on your behavioral psychology can drastically affect your success
  • Tools Adee uses with her clients and things you can start doing today
  • The most important question you can ask yourself when dealing with body image and self confidence

Show Notes:

  • How Working Against Gravity got started (1:25)
  • Why Adee doesn’t give out meal plans and what the process looks like if you become a client (6:20)
  • Psychology behind resistance and why we fall off the boat (10:03)
  • The difference in diets between elite athletes (12:30)
  • What an ideal client looks like (14:05)
  • Psychology behind body image and why people are uncomfortable in their own skin (14:55)
  • Tools that WAG uses to help clients (17:00)
  • 3 things you can do if you’re on the waitlist (19:27)
  • “I feel like I put in the work, but have nothing to show for it.” (23:15)
  • Strong is the new sexy (25:56)
  • Performance vs Aesthetics: How to win at both (27:02)
  • Training with Catalyst Athletics (28:18)
  • How to juggle training while managing your own company (29:00)
  • Morning routines (32:43)
  • Recommended books (34:20)
  • If you had one year to live, what would you do to become the best nutrition consultant you could possibly be (37:00)
  • Zen N’ Juice and Mental Health (41:20)
  • Drawing as meditation (46:00)
  • What really makes you feel fulfilled and accomplished (53:10)

People mentioned:

Resources we talk about:

How you can connect with Adee:

 If you enjoyed this episode, please head over to iTunes and leave a 5 star review!

#1 – How CrossFitting Weightlifters Can Foster The Growth Of Weightlifting In The U.S. w/ Daniel Camargo

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Daniel Camargo is a 27 year veteran in the sport of Olympic Weightlifting. As an athlete, he has represented Team USA in 9 international competitions. and set 3 american records. As a coach, he has reached the top tier as a U.S. Senior International Coach. You might know one of his athletes Mattie Rogers, but he has also produced several State, Collegiate, and National Champions. Many of his athletes have also made it to the international stages of competition.In this episode we talk about:

  • The solution to growing the Weightlifting community in the U.S. and how we can help
  • The stuff that really matters if you want to be a great coach
  • Evolution of Weightlifting through Danny’s eyes in the past 27 years

Show Notes:

  • What Danny loves about working with CrossFitters (2:40)
  • How he got started in coaching and his time as a law enforcement officer (3:43)
  • What his parents were like when he got into Weightlifting (6:50)
  • Danny’s daughter asked (10:30)
  • Will the next generation of lifters be raising the bar? (13:00)
  • When no one cared about the barbell to TV commercials (16:20)
  • The solution to growing spectatorship in Weightlifting (19:25)
  • Tips for coaches on growing their own Weightlifting community (23:00)
  • What are some responsibilities of a coach that are often left out? (26:05)
  • If you had one year to live and you wanted to become the best coach you could be, what would you do? (28:45)
  • What do you look for in an ideal athlete (31:50)
  • Training methodology for CrossFitting Weightlifters (35:15)
  • Thinking while you’re lifting , Sensation of effort/proper movement (42:35)
  • What are you looking for during error correction through the coach’s eye (43:55)

People Mentioned:

  • Mattie Rogers
  • Greg Everett
  • Kenny Leverich

Resources we talked about:

How you can connect with Danny:

Related and Recommended Posts:

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#1 – How CrossFitting Weightlifters Can Foster The Growth Of Weightlifting In The U.S. w/ Daniel Camargo

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Daniel Camargo is a 27 year veteran in the sport of Olympic Weightlifting. As an athlete, he has represented Team USA in 9 international competitions. and set 3 american records. As a coach, he has reached the top tier as a U.S. Senior International Coach. You might know one of his athletes Mattie Rogers, but he has also produced several State, Collegiate, and National Champions. Many of his athletes have also made it to the international stages of competition.In this episode we talk about:

  • The solution to growing the Weightlifting community in the U.S. and how we can help
  • The stuff that really matters if you want to be a great coach
  • Evolution of Weightlifting through Danny’s eyes in the past 27 years

Show Notes:

  • What Danny loves about working with CrossFitters (2:40)
  • How he got started in coaching and his time as a law enforcement officer (3:43)
  • What his parents were like when he got into Weightlifting (6:50)
  • Danny’s daughter asked (10:30)
  • Will the next generation of lifters be raising the bar? (13:00)
  • When no one cared about the barbell to TV commercials (16:20)
  • The solution to growing spectatorship in Weightlifting (19:25)
  • Tips for coaches on growing their own Weightlifting community (23:00)
  • What are some responsibilities of a coach that are often left out? (26:05)
  • If you had one year to live and you wanted to become the best coach you could be, what would you do? (28:45)
  • What do you look for in an ideal athlete (31:50)
  • Training methodology for CrossFitting Weightlifters (35:15)
  • Thinking while you’re lifting , Sensation of effort/proper movement (42:35)
  • What are you looking for during error correction through the coach’s eye (43:55)

People Mentioned:

  • Mattie Rogers
  • Greg Everett
  • Kenny Leverich

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