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 The Art of Coaching with Brett Bartholomew #368 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 56:01

Brett Bartholomew joins Matt & Niki to discuss the art of coaching: what is coaching and how to do it more effectively. Brett is the author of Conscious Coaching, and you can find out more about Brett & his work here.

 BJJ & Strength with Chewjitsu #367 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 47:43

Niki talks to Chewjitsu (aka Nick Albin), a competitive black belt Brazilian Jiu Jitsu practictioner to discuss BJJ, strength, sports-specific training, & balancing various physical attributes & life pursuits. You can find him here:

 Q&A 56 #366 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 52:28

Matt & Niki and your lifting and life questions. Topics include certifications coaching certifications oriented to coaching females, shoulder pain from presses & squats, adductor tears during squats, office strength groups, and power clean rack position. Email to submit questions for future Q&A podcasts.

 The Ways & Wherefores of Weight Cuts #365 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 43:28

Gillian Ward joins Niki Sims to talk weight cuts and Niki's recent experience cutting weight, which Gillian helped her with. Why cut weight, and how do you cut weight if you decide to cut weight?

 Strong Mom Myths Busted: The Strong Mom Series S14E5 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:01:50

0:00 Introduction 2:57 Energy to Keep Up with Your Kids 6:31 Tightening & Toning Your Body 20:15 Burning Belly Fat 35:33 Body Transformation & Not Feeling Like Yourself 43:33 Strength Training Builds Confidence 52:27 Why Train as a Busy Mom?

 Being an Example to Your Kids: The Strong Mom Series S14E4 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 49:07

How do you balance all your responsibilities and set a positive example for your kids? Bekah and Anna Marie discuss what they’ve found works for themselves and their clients. Training helps set an example for your children that choosing to struggle can help, shifting away the idea of body image and appearance to capability and strength, and you might hear your teenage son tell his friends “my mom can bench more than you.”

 Stress Incontinence: The Strong Mom Series S14E3 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 51:48

Bekah & Anna Marie take on the elephant in the room when it comes to females lifting: stress incontinence. They provide helpful tips and strategies whether you struggle with this yourself or you are a coach who has clients who struggle with this (whether they tell you or not). To be clear, we’re discussing what happens if you pee when lifting, usually at heavier weights.

 Pregnancy & Lifting: The Strong Mom Series S14E2 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 34:52

Anna Marie & Rebekah tackle pregnancy and lifting. There’s lots of bad information and poor choices people can make in this arena. Recommendations generally used to be against any exercise during pregnancy. Luckily, it’s much more common and acceptable to exercise while pregnant. Modifications and listening to your body will help. 

 Meet Some Strong Moms: The Strong Mom Series S14E1 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 32:46

Rebekah Krieg and Anna Marie Oakes-Joudy discuss their journey to and with barbell training and share what strength has meant to them and to the moms they have trained. Meet your hosts, two strong people, great coaches, and wonderful moms. 

 Sun & Steel with Online Great Books #364 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:50:30

Scott Hambrick & Karl Schudt of Online Great Books--Barbell Logic coaches too--discuss Yukio Mashima's Sun and Steel novel with Matt Reynolds.   Go to and click on Join Now to reserve your spot. Online Great Books can help you with the intellectual side of the voluntary hardship by exposing you to the Great Books of western civilization and discussing them with others in seminar.

 Why Programming Frequent PRs Matters #363 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 51:24

Matt talks to Niki about a refinement of MED principles and how PRs play into the ultimate goal of improving people's quality of life and reaching & surpassing their goals.

 Reflecting on Take Charge 10 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 41:59

Niki & Gillian review Take Charge 10, Barbell Logic's first ever nutrition challenge. What worked, what did people struggle with, and what did we learn from the process?

 #362 - Q&A #55 with Cameron Cox of Cox Sauce BBQ Sauce | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 51:38

Matt & Niki are joined by Cameron Cox, BLOC Exclusive Coach and owner of Cox Sauce BBQ Sauce, delicious barbecue sauce (getchu some). They answer questions on bicep tears, lifting straps on the deadlift, shoulder pain on the bench press and squat, programming chin ups, getting your others to train more effectively, and a would you rather question.

 Brandon Smith: Make it Happen-The Professional Transitions Series S13E5 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 50:01

Brandon Smith: Make it Happen-The Professional Transitions Series S13E5

 Eric Feigl: Adapt & Evolve-The Professional Transitions Series S13E4 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 48:30

Eric Feigl: Adapt & Evolve-The Professional Transitions Series S13E4


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