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120: Charles Staley: How To Be Surprisingly Strong and Fit Over 40

Brief Bio:

Prominent both the United States and across the globe, Charles is recognized as a authoritative coach and innovator in the field of human performance. His knowledge, skills, and reputation have lead to appearances on NBC’s The TODAY Show and The CBS Early Show, along with numerous radio and podcast appearances. Often referred to as a visionary, an iconoclast and a rule-breaker, his methods are leading-edge and ahead of their time, capable of quickly producing serious results.


In this episode, you will learn:

  • Why what you build in the gym helps you outside the gym
  • Muscle growth, fat loss and your genetics
  • The difference between self-help and productivity
  • Why strength training is a MUST for everyone
  • How to get results from your Workout Program
  • The #1 Key to longevity
  • Charles’ thoughts on Paleo
  • Workout regularly with no results?
  • Strength training for sports
  • HIIT (high-intensity interval training) vs Strength training for fat loss
  • What EDT (escalating density training) is and how to use it
  • How to do EDT for strength and muscle
  • Should you train until failure?
  • 3 Easy ways to stay injury free
  • How to know who to learn from in fitness
  • Why “new” doesn’t mean better in fitness
  • What Charles learned from his martial arts school failure
  • How a Tony Robbins’ book helped Charles


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Ted Ryce is a high-performance coach, celebrity trainer, and a longevity evangelist. A leading fitness professional for over 24 years in the Miami Beach area, who has worked with celebrities like Sir Richard Branson, Rick Martin, Robert Downey, Jr., and hundreads of CEOs of multimillion-dollar companies. In addition to his fitness career, Ryce is the host of the top-rated podcast called Legendary Life, which helps men and women reclaim their health, and create the body and life they deserve.

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  1. […] training is an effective method developed by my friend and Strength Coach Charles Staley. It’s an interesting way of structuring your workouts to get a lot done in a specific amount of […]

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