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  • PowerCast #152 – Find Something You Love…

    PowerCast #152 – Find Something You Love…

    This episode gave us a chance to catch up with each other and talk through some recent events including a meet some of our gym members just competed in, a crazy Instagram video from Barbell Brigade you’ve got to check out, the sad situation of the mass shooting in Orlando, and a great loss to the strength community — the passing of Chris Moore.

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  • PowerCast #151 – Alan Thrall

    PowerCast #151 – Alan Thrall

    Our guest for episode #151 is a local dude. Alan Thrall has a popular YouTube channel filled with instructional lifting videos and has a strongman gym in here Sacramento.

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  • PowerCast #150: IFBB Pro Brad Rowe and Figure Competitor Stephanie Rowe

    PowerCast #150: IFBB Pro Brad Rowe and Figure Competitor Stephanie Rowe

    Our guests for episode #150 are Brad and Stephanie Rowe. Brad is an IFBB Pro bodybuilder and Stephanie is figure competitor working on landing her pro card. We talked about their approach to training, dieting, and competing, how the support each other as a couple in a hyper competitive world, and what lead them to step on stage in the first place.

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  • PowerCast #149 – Strong Like An Apeman – Guests Adam and Noah Field of Apeman Strong

    PowerCast #149 – Strong Like An Apeman – Guests Adam and Noah Field of Apeman Strong

    Our guests for episode 149 are the guys behind Apeman Strong, Adam and Noah Field. We get to the bottom of how they turned the economic downturn into a career change opportunity, and how a desire to bring back old school strength helped Apeman apparel invade today’s powerlifting consciousness.

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  • PowerCast #148 – Chris Duffin – Own Your Life

    PowerCast #148 – Chris Duffin – Own Your Life

    The Mad Scientist of Powerlifting himself, Chris Duffin returns for episode 148 of the PowerCast. Chris has made some dramatic changes to the course of his life since we last saw him. You’re going to want to hear what he has to say about how he made the decision to walk away from a high paying job to develop products and content to help athletes move better and find their true potential.

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  • PowerCast #146: Dan Wells of NBC’s “Strong”

    PowerCast #146: Dan Wells of NBC’s “Strong”

    Dan Wells (@officialdanwells) is currently a trainer on the hit NBC reality competition show “Strong.” He’s also an actor, a masters crossfit competitor who went the games last year, and owner of CrossFit Horsepower in Southern California. Dan gave us an inside look at the world of reality TV, how he coached his partner on the show to some amazing results, and told us the craziest Chuck Liddell story we’ve ever heard!

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  • PowerCast #145 – Nik Platinum – Boogie Down

    PowerCast #145 – Nik Platinum – Boogie Down

    Our guest for episode 145 of the Powercast is Nik Platinum. Nik is a retired rapper from the Bronx who got inspired to write some rhymes about Super Training. Long story short, he came out to Cali, taught Smelly and Silent Mike how to rap against beats, and they all recorded a track together. Then Chris Bell directed a crazy and amazing video of the track. Look for the video later this month. In this episode, we talk to Nik about his rap career, brushes with fame, why he walked away from music, and the inspiration that got him back into the gym.

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  • PowerCast #144 – Matt & Andy Vincent – The Brothers Vincent II

    PowerCast #144 – Matt & Andy Vincent – The Brothers Vincent II

    Our guests for episode 144 of the PowerCast are Matt and Andy Vincent. They’re both Highland Games athletes and Matt’s a two-time world champ. He’s also in the running for most frequent PowerCast guest whose last name isn’t Bell. This is their second appearance together on the show, so we covered some of your training questions as well as a whole bunch of other topics.

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  • PowerCast #143: Meat Day / Meet Day – Your Questions About Performing on the Platform

    PowerCast #143: Meat Day / Meet Day – Your Questions About Performing on the Platform

    We look back at our own experiences with competing and field your questions about performing on meet day. Plus, in light of Kobe Bryant’s retirement, we talk about why some star athletes are universally loved…and some just aren’t.

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  • PowerCast #142: Treston Shull – Drop Weight Get Money

    PowerCast #142: Treston Shull – Drop Weight Get Money

    Longtime Super Training Gym member, and owner of a 2500+ lbs multi-ply total, joins us to talk about the old days of ST, getting back to powerlifting after a long break, and how a unique incentive plan helped him lose over 70 lbs. We also unpack his stories of alien abduction and giving a masturbation lecture to 800 horny teenaged boys.

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