Eric Falstrault - The Unknown Strength Podcast

#08 Eric Falstrault – The Unknown Strength Podcast

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In episode #8 of The Unknown Strength Podcast, Mac couldn’t convince co-hosts Brenton or Steve to be available at 4am for the interview recording of this episode – Mac is flying solo on this one. Read below for the full transcription of this episode. The guest for this episode is Eric Falstrault, a lifelong martial artist, most of all a …

Yas Parr

#06 Yas Parr – THE UNKNOWN STRENGTH PODCAST

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Mac: Alright, thanks very much for joining us again on the Unknown Strength podcast. This is episode number 6. I have with me a very special guest Mr. Yas Parr, who is a strength and conditioning coach, both online and in person. Yas is an author as well as a Poliquin group education instructor and a heavy hitter over there …

Manipulating lifting tempo to your advantage

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An often neglected variable in strength training, the speed or tempo, at which the lift is performed through the different phases of movement, can have a profound impact on how effective the particular exercise is at getting you toward your goal. Whether you are training for relative strength, functional hypertrophy, rate of force development, power or speed – I encourage …

The Chin up & Pull Up

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The Chin up & Pull up are arguably among the best ‘bang for buck’ exercises for athletic development and body composition improvement. To be clear on definitions here, I am referring to the variation with your knuckles facing you (pronated grip) as the “Pull up”, and variations with your palms facing each other (neutral grip) and your palms facing you …