You’re dedicated to your career, have a busy family life, and a chaotic schedule. At the same time, your fitness is important. So you’re hitting the gym hard and pushing yourself, but progress seems to be painfully slow.
Now, I hope you don’t take this the wrong way, but just because you spent an hour in the gym doesn’t mean your body is going to change at all. You need to train smarter, and best-selling author and famous MMA coach Joe Jamieson will teach you 11 Ways to workout smarter than ever. Ready to take your body to the next level? Listen Now!
Joel Jamieson is widely considered one of the world’s foremost authorities on strength and conditioning for combat sports, having trained many of the sports best athletes since 2004. He is the author of the bestselling book “Ultimate MMA Conditioning” and is a contributing writer to several top magazines and a frequent guest speaker at conferences and seminars all over the world.
Joel has worked with and consulted extensively for teams and organizations ranging from Navy SEALS to Life Time Fitness and his BioForce HRV system is used by teams in the NFL, NBA, MLS, NCAA and more. He is best known for an individualized approach that is both based on solid science and yet practical to apply. Joel created 8WeeksOut in 2009 to help clear up the misinformation and confusion surrounding energy systems and since then, the site has become one of the authorities on strength, conditioning and performance.
In this episode, you’ll learn:
- Why most methods of sports conditioning is wrong
- The two things the human body is designed to do
- The best exercise for stress relief
- 5 Ways to boost your metabolism to burn more fat
- 3 Signs you are overtraining
- Why you’re training hard and not seeing results
- Training hard vs training smart
- The right mindset is key
- Why your body isn’t wired to build muscle and burn fat
- Can you do HIIT every day
- Joel’s take on Crossfit
- The issue with studies done on high-intensity training
- Why we have unrealistic standards from marketing
- How to achieve long-term fitness goals
- Heart Rate Variability:What it is and how it helps with training
- How HRV was developed by astronauts
- The difference between tracking resting heart rate and HRV
- The future of wearable tech and tracking software
Ultimate MMA Conditioning book
Human Behavior Biology course by Robert Sapolsky
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