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Barbell Logic

Mar 30, 2018

Matt and Scott continue their conversation about the thought provoking and, of late, controversial psychologist and common sense advocate Jordan Peterson and his book 12 Rules for Life. Matt shares his recent experience doing mission work in Haiti, and Scott offers his criticism of the book compared to Peterson's...


Mar 27, 2018

Last of the Big Four lifts (squat, bench press, press, deadlift), but certainly not least, the Deadlift is perhaps the purest test of strength. The deadlift is pulled off the floor from a dead stop, as the name suggests, meaning it is a purely concentric movement. There's no way to cheat the deadlift. It either leaves...


Mar 23, 2018

Matt and Scott brave new territory on the podcast with their first book review, Jordan Peterson's 12 Rules for Life. In part one of this two-part episode, they walk through three of these rules and how they've found them to be true -- or not -- in their own lives as coaches, as trainees, and as humans. 

 

Rule 1 - Stand...


Mar 20, 2018

Although we often refer to the Squat as the king of the lifts, and Deadlift perhaps the queen, it's undoubtedly the bench press which is most popular out in the world of commercial gyms. Chances are you aren't getting the most out of your bench press technique, however, so Scott and Matt are here to walk you through the...


Mar 16, 2018

Scott and Matt talk to the patriarch of the Reynolds' family, his grandfather Reynolds. Mr. Reynolds talks about growing up in small town mid-century Missouri, the son of a quarryman. He reflects on the fiery characters of the Reynolds ancestry, great mistakes in his life - and how he rectified them - and offers up...