InnerFight Podcast #44

In this podcast:

  • How was Dubai Marathon?
  • What is a Superset?
  • Should we be stretching?
  • What is the best form of exercise to cut fat?

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InnerFight Podcast #43

In this podcast I share my story about the 2013 Dubai Marathon. Why I ran it. How I prepared for it and how I recovered from it fast.
2013 #dubai #marathon mission complete. Great day & lots of fun. #awesome #run #running #endurance #smashlife

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Show notes: See below for all the references made in the podcast.

Podcast #30 with Ben Greenfield

How do we train Endurance Athletes? Click here

Marathon time

Nutrition shakes: 1 & 2

Trigger Point Therapy

MS Training

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What’s up next? If you want to get involved in this mail winning@innerfight.com There are very limited places

8 hours of power

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This weeks InnerFight training 27-01-2013

Day 1: Red Hot

Day 2: Chest PUP

Day 3: 911

Day 4: Lift Dead

Day 5: Pump up the pins

“It’s simple … go the extra mile and you will stand out from the crowd.” – Robin Crow

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InnerFight Podcast #42

In this podcast:

  • How to lose those last bits of Belly FAT?
  • Maximal training with minimal equipment.
  • Sleep better.
  • Should my kids be lifting weights?
  • A breakfast shake that packs a serious punch.

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Show notes:

Breakfast shake recipe

The Smash Life seminar

Euro trip and the Strongman Certification

Marathon on 2 runs a week

MS Training

Join the InnerFight Classes

Training with less equipment

InnerFight Training library

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Breakfast time

Some people like breakfast others don’t. Some people are tight on time and this leads to them unintentionally skipping breakfast only to find themselves starving by mid morning and reverting to the not so healthy options in various cafes.

In this clip I share a shake that I have used and have given to many people that have used it with great results:

List of ingredients and where to get them:

Brazil nuts, Almonds, coconut powder, coconut oil, bananas. These should all be available in your local supermarket, if not then get a new supermarket.

Ginger powder, Blueberry powder, vitaloe powder, gogi berries, acai powder, chlorella powder, chia seed, macca powder, Karlsons fish oil. For these you will have to go to a health food store. In Dubai they are available at the Organic Supermarket.

Lean95 protein powder. Check out www.lean95.com  (or if you are in Dubai mail me on winning@innerfight.com and I can take care of you)

Vital greens. The one I use can be found here but there are quite a few out there.

For the liquid you can use mineral water or if you can get it use coconut water.

The blender is essential and you need one that can crush nuts and blend well otherwise your shake is not going to be cool at all. There are loads of “household” blenders that are simply not powerful enough. The one I use from Prime One is a commercial blender and is awesome whilst being very competitive on price. If you are in Dubai you can order them direct at winning@innerfight.com

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Strongman

Had an awesome weekend in Basel, Switzerland at Rob Orlando’s “Strongman” seminar! But what on earth is that all about?

In Rob Orlando’s own words: “Strongman movements are movements that we use everyday, we are just going to learn to do them properly with maximal loads.” Simple huh? Well it is and that is what has made this guy so successful. His brain is wired to simplify in every form of life for maximal results. His approach makes sense when it comes to fitness and heavy lifting.

Pretty simple formula from @crossfitrobo #strongman #crossfit #basel #eurotour

The movements we looked at were tyre flips, atlas stones, barrels, yoke carry, farmers walk and log. Now you may well question how often you use these particular movements in life. But think about it for a moment. Something heavy falls onto your leg crushing it, how does someone help you and lift it off? Same movement as a tyre flip. You want to pick something heavy off the floor, very simple if you know how to lift an atlas stone. You want to carry something on your shoulder as it’s heavy? Isn’t that like a barrel? What about using your back to carry a large load around? Yoke…..and so the list goes on. The fit into real life of these movements is point 1.

Point 2 is looking at how getting better at these movements can compliment other movements we do in gyms and to build strength. The position that we must adopt to correctly pick up and atlas stone not only highlights flexibility but is also very similar to the bottom of the dead-lift! Think about squatting and if you are looking to hit a 1 rep max squat of say 150Kg then how light is that going to feel if you have been carrying a Yoke around with 200kg on it directly before. Again simple but effective.

And what is the best thing? Everyone can play, no matter how strong you are or what sex you are the principles are the same. A bare yoke is light enough for anyone as is a 15kg atlas stone. And of course the fun element is awesome as we are doing things that are different and slightly outside of the comfort zone. Remember these movements are things that we do in everyday life, learn to do them properly, more efficiently and things in life will get easier, combine that with the fun factor and strongman training makes sense on so many levels. As Rob says: “Not everything in life comes on a barbell, we have to be ready for awkwardness.”

Good to catch up with @crossfitrob @ his #strongman challenge tonight in #basel

Was also great to compete in my first strongman competition the night before the seminar and take first place in the open category. Even better was to have Coach Ruski compete in the scaled competition and also take first place.

2 1st places @ Strongman comp! MS in main comp & @coachruski scaled. #boom #teaminnerfight

Here are some clips from the final workout of the competition.

These were the workouts:

Workouts from tonight's #strongman #challenge #crossfit #basel #fun #heavy #teaminnerfight #smashlife #eurotour

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This weeks InnerFight training 20-01-2013

Day 1: Standards

Day 2: SV25

Day 3: Cloud Cover

Day 4: Leisure Time

Day 5: Britney

“If you always do what you always did, you’ll always get what you always got.” – Tech proverb

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