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The Absolute Strength Podcast

Welcome to The Absolute Strength Podcast hosted by author, powerlifter and fitness entrepreneur, Kyle Hunt. This is a show dedicated to providing quality information on all things strength culture. The podcast features conversations with some of the biggest names in fitness, sports, and business. New episodes are released every week! Business inquiries: KyleHuntFitness@gmail.com
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May 5, 2021

In this episode, I sit down with Joe De Sena. Joe is the founder and CEO of Spartan Race.

After building a multimillion-dollar pool and construction business in college, and creating a Wall Street trading firm, De Sena set his sights on ripping 100 million people off their couches by creating the Spartan lifestyle.

Following a successful career on Wall Street, De Sena moved his family to Pittsfield, Vermont to operate an organic farm, a bed and breakfast, and a general store for hikers. It was here his passion grew for ultramarathons, adventure races, and endurance events, and thus the idea for Spartan was born.

Sit back relax, and enjoy! 

 

Hire Kyle as your coach: http://www.kylehuntfitness.com/services/

 

Connect with Joe: 

https://www.spartan.com/

Instagram: @realjoedesena

 

Connect with Kyle: 

http://www.kylehuntfitness.com/

Instagram: @huntfitness

YouTube: @HuntFitnessTV

 

Get the OG Absolute Strength Program below:

https://www.kylehuntfitness.com/absolute-strength/

 

Shop other training programs including - Powerbuilding, Meet Prep, Bench, etc.

https://kylehuntfitness.shop/collections/programs

 

Bodybuilding For Beginners on Amazon:

https://amzn.to/3etmDbp

 

Get 10% OFF PR Breaker Materia Pre Workout and Hitpoint Protein:

DISCOUNT CODE: “HUNT10” at https://www.prbreaker.com/

 

Apr 30, 2021

In this episode, I sit down with IPF Powerlifting World Champion Charlie Dickson. During the show, we talked about Charlie's decision to skip USAPL Raw Nationals this year, his battle with injuries, and what his current training looks like. Sit back, relax, and enjoy! 

 

Hire Kyle as your coach: http://www.kylehuntfitness.com/services/

 

Connect with Charlie:

IG: @Charlie_barbellmedicine

 

Connect with Kyle: 

http://www.kylehuntfitness.com/

Instagram: @huntfitness

YouTube: @HuntFitnessTV

 

Get the OG Absolute Strength Program below:

https://www.kylehuntfitness.com/absolute-strength/

 

Shop other training programs including - Powerbuilding, Meet Prep, Bench, etc.

https://kylehuntfitness.shop/collections/programs

 

Bodybuilding For Beginners on Amazon:

https://amzn.to/3etmDbp

 

Get 10% OFF PR Breaker Materia Pre Workout and Hitpoint Protein:

DISCOUNT CODE: “HUNT10” at https://www.prbreaker.com/

Apr 28, 2021

In this episode, I sit down with strength coach Dan John.

Apr 23, 2021

In this episode, I sit down with Adam Hensley from Garage Gym Lab. During the show, we talk about what you need to know when starting a home gym - what equipment to start with, mistakes to avoid, flooring, lighting, climate control, the best ways to upgrade your space, and more. Sit back, relax, and enjoy! 

Hire Kyle as your coach: http://www.kylehuntfitness.com/services/

 

Connect with Adam: 

https://garagegymlab.com/

Instagram: @GarageGymLab

 

Connect with Kyle: 

http://www.kylehuntfitness.com/

Instagram: @huntfitness

YouTube: @HuntFitnessTV

 

Get the OG Absolute Strength Program below:

https://www.kylehuntfitness.com/absolute-strength/

 

Shop other training programs including - Powerbuilding, Meet Prep, Bench, etc.

https://kylehuntfitness.shop/collections/programs

 

Bodybuilding For Beginners on Amazon:

https://amzn.to/3etmDbp

 

Get 10% OFF PR Breaker Materia Pre Workout and Hitpoint Protein:

DISCOUNT CODE: “HUNT10” at https://www.prbreaker.com/

Apr 21, 2021

In this episode, I sit down with New York State Wrestling legend Troy Nickerson. Troy is the first five-time New York State High School wrestling champion in history. He went on to be a four-time All American and a 2009 NCAA Champion while wrestling at Cornell. Now he is the Head Wrestling Coach at the University of Northern Colorado. Sit back, relax, and enjoy! 

Hire Kyle as your coach: http://www.kylehuntfitness.com/services/

 

Connect with Kyle: 

http://www.kylehuntfitness.com/

Instagram: @huntfitness

YouTube: @HuntFitnessTV

 

Get the OG Absolute Strength Program below:

https://www.kylehuntfitness.com/absolute-strength/

 

Shop other training programs including - Powerbuilding, Meet Prep, Bench, etc.

https://kylehuntfitness.shop/collections/programs

 

Bodybuilding For Beginners on Amazon:

https://amzn.to/3etmDbp

 

Get 10% OFF PR Breaker Materia Pre Workout and Hitpoint Protein:

DISCOUNT CODE: “HUNT10” at https://www.prbreaker.com/

Apr 15, 2021

In this episode, I sit down with Victor Brick. Victor owns 80 Planet Fitness clubs in the United States and Australia. He also co-founded the John W. Brick Mental Health Foundation. During the show, we talk about business, success, mental health, sleep, and more. Sit back, relax, and enjoy! 

 

Hire Kyle as your coach: http://www.kylehuntfitness.com/services/

 

Connect with Victor: 

https://www.johnwbrickfoundation.org/

Instagram: @CVBrick

 

Connect with Kyle: 

http://www.kylehuntfitness.com/

Instagram: @huntfitness

YouTube: @HuntFitnessTV

 

Get the OG Absolute Strength Program below:

https://www.kylehuntfitness.com/absolute-strength/

 

Shop other training programs including - Powerbuilding, Meet Prep, Bench, etc.

https://kylehuntfitness.shop/collections/programs

 

Bodybuilding For Beginners on Amazon:

https://amzn.to/3etmDbp

 

Get 10% OFF PR Breaker Materia Pre Workout and Hitpoint Protein:

DISCOUNT CODE: “HUNT10” at https://www.prbreaker.com/

 

Apr 12, 2021

In this episode, Derek and I talk about the most valuable ways to spend money to improve your fitness. How do things like coaching, education, a gym membership, quality food, belts, knee sleeves, supplements, and recovery tools stack up? We didn't agree on everything, and I'm sure you will have a different opinion as well.

Sit back, relax, and enjoy!

 

Hire Kyle as your coach: http://www.kylehuntfitness.com/services/

 

Connect with Derek: 

Instagram: @DerekCharlebois

https://www.prbreaker.com/

 

Connect with Kyle: 

http://www.kylehuntfitness.com/

Instagram: @huntfitness

YouTube: @HuntFitnessTV

 

Get the OG Absolute Strength Program below:

https://www.kylehuntfitness.com/absolute-strength/

 

Shop other training programs including - Powerbuilding, Meet Prep, Bench, etc.

https://kylehuntfitness.shop/collections/programs

 

Bodybuilding For Beginners on Amazon:

https://amzn.to/3etmDbp

 

Get 10% OFF PR Breaker Materia Pre Workout and Hitpoint Protein:

DISCOUNT CODE: “HUNT10” at https://www.prbreaker.com/

Apr 7, 2021

In this episode, I talk about a few strategies to help you read more books without actually reading faster. Sit back, relax, and enjoy! 

 

Hire Kyle as your coach: http://www.kylehuntfitness.com/services/

 

Connect with Kyle: 

http://www.kylehuntfitness.com/

Instagram: @huntfitness

YouTube: @HuntFitnessTV

 

Get the OG Absolute Strength Program below:

https://www.kylehuntfitness.com/absolute-strength/

 

Shop other training programs including - Powerbuilding, Meet Prep, Bench, etc.

https://kylehuntfitness.shop/collections/programs

 

Bodybuilding For Beginners on Amazon:

https://amzn.to/3etmDbp

 

Get 10% OFF PR Breaker Materia Pre Workout and Hitpoint Protein:

DISCOUNT CODE: “HUNT10” at https://www.prbreaker.com/

Mar 11, 2021

In this episode, Derek and I talk about business/marketing, chasing new goals, the importance of a good training environment, and the role of programming vs. genetics. Sit back, relax, and enjoy!

 

Hire Kyle as your coach: http://www.kylehuntfitness.com/services/

 

Connect with Derek: 

https://www.prbreaker.com/

Instagram: @DerekCharlebois

 

Connect with Kyle: 

http://www.kylehuntfitness.com/

Instagram: @huntfitness

YouTube: @HuntFitnessTV

 

Get the OG Absolute Strength Program below:

https://www.kylehuntfitness.com/absolute-strength/

 

Shop other training programs including - Powerbuilding, Meet Prep, Bench, etc.

https://kylehuntfitness.shop/collections/programs

 

Bodybuilding For Beginners on Amazon:

https://amzn.to/3etmDbp

 

Get 10% OFF PR Breaker Materia Pre Workout and Hitpoint Protein:

DISCOUNT CODE: “HUNT10” at https://www.prbreaker.com/

Feb 25, 2021

In this episode, I talk about the importance of increasing 1RMs when trying to build muscle, my favorite piece of cardio equipment for home gyms, losing fat without losing muscle, and more! Sit back, relax, and enjoy!

Questions on the show:

1. How important is increasing 1 RMs in the big lifts when the primary goal is to build muscle? 

2. If you had to choose one piece of cardio equipment for a home gym, what would you pick?

3. What is the best strategy for training, and nutrition to lose fat without losing muscle?

4. If all things are equal (height, weight, muscle insertions, etc.) what muscle group makes the biggest impact on one's physique?

5. When I diet it seems I am always hungry, do you have any tips or tricks to help?

 

Hire Kyle as your coach: http://www.kylehuntfitness.com/services/

 

Connect with Kyle: 

http://www.kylehuntfitness.com/

Instagram: @huntfitness

YouTube: @HuntFitnessTV

 

Get the OG Absolute Strength Program below:

https://www.kylehuntfitness.com/absolute-strength/

 

Shop other training programs including - Powerbuilding, Meet Prep, Bench, etc.

https://kylehuntfitness.shop/collections/programs

 

Bodybuilding For Beginners on Amazon:

https://amzn.to/3etmDbp

 

Get 10% OFF PR Breaker Materia Pre Workout and Hitpoint Protein:

DISCOUNT CODE: “HUNT10” at https://www.prbreaker.com/

Feb 19, 2021

In this episode, Derek and I talk about the benefits of double progression, the importance of improving performance on assistance exercises, remembering to utilize breaks to avoid burnout, the psychology around training motivation, and more. Sit back, relax, and enjoy!

 

Hire Kyle as your coach: http://www.kylehuntfitness.com/services/

 

Connect with Derek: 

https://www.prbreaker.com/

Instagram: @DerekCharlebois

 

Connect with Kyle: 

http://www.kylehuntfitness.com/

Instagram: @huntfitness

YouTube: @HuntFitnessTV

 

Get the OG Absolute Strength Program below:

https://www.kylehuntfitness.com/absolute-strength/

 

Shop other training programs including - Powerbuilding, Meet Prep, Bench, etc.

https://kylehuntfitness.shop/collections/programs

 

Bodybuilding For Beginners on Amazon:

https://amzn.to/3etmDbp

 

Get 10% OFF PR Breaker Materia Pre Workout and Hitpoint Protein:

DISCOUNT CODE: “HUNT10” at https://www.prbreaker.com/

Feb 11, 2021

In this episode, I sit down with former Buffalo Bills Pro Bowl Center Eric Wood. Eric was the 28th pick in the first round of the 2009 NFL Draft, and he went on to start all 120 games he played in over a 9-year career.

Topics covered during the show, Eric's path to the pros, what a week of preparation looks like during an NFL season, how he dealt with a career-ending injury, and more.

Sit back, relax, and enjoy!

 

Connect with Eric: 

https://ericwoodmedia.com/

IG:@EWood70

Pod: What's Next with Eric Wood

 

Connect with Kyle: 

http://www.kylehuntfitness.com/

IG: @huntfitness

YouTube: @HuntFitnessTV

 

Hire Kyle as your coach: http://www.kylehuntfitness.com/services/

 

Get the OG Absolute Strength Program below:

https://www.kylehuntfitness.com/absolute-strength/

 

 

Shop other training programs including - Powerbuilding, Meet Prep, Bench, etc.

https://kylehuntfitness.shop/collections/programs

 

Bodybuilding For Beginners on Amazon:

https://amzn.to/3etmDbp

 

Get 10% OFF PR Breaker Materia Pre Workout and Hitpoint Protein:

DISCOUNT CODE: “HUNT10” at https://www.prbreaker.com/

 

Feb 4, 2021

When you hear the word rookie, what do you think? What initially pops into your head?

You probably think of a beginner or novice athlete, or someone in their first year on the job, like a rookie police officer.

Or, maybe you think of the baseball movie with Dennis Quaid, isn't that called The Rookie? It has been 15 years since I have seen it but, I thought it was pretty good. I am a sucker for a sports movie.

Regardless, when you hear the word rookie, you also probably think of the expression, "rookie mistake."

That is what we are going to focus on today, specifically, five rookie powerlifting mistakes.

1: Trying to hit unrealistically big PRs at the meet.
2: Doing too much or too little hypertrophy work.
3: Overvaluing the program.
4: Not competing frequently enough.
5: Not thinking enough about longevity.

Although I call these rookie mistakes, these mistakes are not limited to rookies.

Sit back, relax, and enjoy!

 

Hire Kyle as your coach: http://www.kylehuntfitness.com/services/

 

Connect with Kyle: 

http://www.kylehuntfitness.com/

Instagram: @huntfitness

YouTube: @HuntFitnessTV

 

Get the OG Absolute Strength Program below:

https://www.kylehuntfitness.com/absolute-strength/

 

Shop other training programs including - Powerbuilding, Meet Prep, Bench, etc.

https://kylehuntfitness.shop/collections/programs

 

Bodybuilding For Beginners on Amazon:

https://amzn.to/3etmDbp

 

Get 10% OFF PR Breaker Materia Pre Workout and Hitpoint Protein:

DISCOUNT CODE: “HUNT10” at https://www.prbreaker.com/

Jan 28, 2021

In this episode, I answer seven listener questions. 

Questions on the show:

  1. What are your favorite training splits for building muscle?
  2. How often do you program touch and go reps on the bench press for your powerlifting clients?
  3. I have heard you talk about the concept of “junk volume” on the podcast before, but how does someone know if the amount of volume they are doing is junk volume?
  4. In general, how long should you rest between sets?
  5. Realistically, how frequently should you be hitting new PRs?
  6. What do you say to a client who had a bad training session or a bad meet day performance?
  7. If someone wants to compete in bodybuilding/physique and powerlifting, how do you recommend doing that from a scheduling standpoint?

 

Hire Kyle as your coach: http://www.kylehuntfitness.com/services/

 

Connect with Kyle: 

http://www.kylehuntfitness.com/

Instagram: @huntfitness

YouTube: @HuntFitnessTV

 

Get the OG Absolute Strength Program below:

https://www.kylehuntfitness.com/absolute-strength/

 

Shop other training programs including - Powerbuilding, Meet Prep, Bench, etc.

https://kylehuntfitness.shop/collections/programs

 

Bodybuilding For Beginners on Amazon:

https://amzn.to/3etmDbp

 

Get 10% OFF PR Breaker Materia Pre Workout and Hitpoint Protein:

DISCOUNT CODE: “HUNT10” at https://www.prbreaker.com/

 

 

Jan 1, 2021

In this episode, Derek and I go over the mindset you need to crush your goals in 2021. Sit back, relax, and enjoy!

 

Hire Kyle as your coach: http://www.kylehuntfitness.com/services/

 

Connect with Derek: 

https://www.prbreaker.com/

Instagram: @DerekCharlebois

 

Connect with Kyle: 

http://www.kylehuntfitness.com/

Instagram: @huntfitness

YouTube: @HuntFitnessTV

 

Get the OG Absolute Strength Program below:

https://www.kylehuntfitness.com/absolute-strength/

 

Shop other training programs including - Powerbuilding, Meet Prep, Bench, etc.

https://kylehuntfitness.shop/collections/programs

 

Bodybuilding For Beginners on Amazon:

https://amzn.to/3etmDbp

 

Get 10% OFF PR Breaker Materia Pre Workout and Hitpoint Protein:

DISCOUNT CODE: “HUNT10” at https://www.prbreaker.com/

Dec 30, 2020

In today's episode, I talk about the most impactful books I read this year, some random thoughts on training, and my goals for 2021. Sit back, relax, and enjoy!

Hire Kyle as your coach: http://www.kylehuntfitness.com/services/

 

Connect with Kyle: 

http://www.kylehuntfitness.com/

Instagram: @huntfitness

YouTube: @HuntFitnessTV

 

Get the OG Absolute Strength Program below:

https://www.kylehuntfitness.com/absolute-strength/

 

Shop other training programs including - Powerbuilding, Meet Prep, Bench, etc.

https://kylehuntfitness.shop/collections/programs

 

Bodybuilding For Beginners on Amazon:

https://amzn.to/3etmDbp

 

Get 10% OFF PR Breaker Materia Pre Workout and Hitpoint Protein:

DISCOUNT CODE: “HUNT10” at https://www.prbreaker.com/

Dec 17, 2020

Shredded, jacked, ripped, or toned, regardless of the terminology used to describe it, most people go to the gym with the same goal; to improve their body composition. The quest to build muscle and lose fat has led to a fascination in the fitness community around measuring body fat percentage. But, is that fascination warranted? Is body fat percentage something you need to track? Sit back, relax, and enjoy!

Hire Kyle as your coach: http://www.kylehuntfitness.com/services/

 

Connect with Kyle: 

http://www.kylehuntfitness.com/

Instagram: @huntfitness

YouTube: @HuntFitnessTV

 

Get the OG Absolute Strength Program below:

https://www.kylehuntfitness.com/absolute-strength/

 

Shop other training programs including - Powerbuilding, Meet Prep, Bench, etc.

https://kylehuntfitness.shop/collections/programs

 

Bodybuilding For Beginners on Amazon:

https://amzn.to/3etmDbp

 

Get 10% OFF PR Breaker Materia Pre Workout and Hitpoint Protein:

DISCOUNT CODE: “HUNT10” at https://www.prbreaker.com/

Dec 10, 2020

In this episode, Derek and I answer a variety of questions submitted by the podcast listeners. If you have a question you want us to answer on the show, send me an email at kylehuntfitness@gmail.com or on Instagram @huntfitness.

Questions on the show:

1. Was there one tweak or change you made to your own program back in the day that proved to be the key to getting bigger and/or stronger?

2. In drug-tested powerlifting, how common do you think it is for lifters to try to "beat the test" by taking drugs outside of competition or taking things that might not be tested for?

3. What are your thoughts on emphasizing complete full range of motion training like Mike Israetel and others promote, and is there ever a case for partial reps? 

4. What do your most successful clients have in common? 

5. Do you have any tips or tricks to help improve stubborn arms and calves to get them to finally grow? 

6. Is there ever a reason or benefit to split up training into two sessions per day?

7. How do you maintain the love for training after 10 or 15 years? 

8. What is your favorite Christmas movie? 

Hire Kyle as your coach: http://www.kylehuntfitness.com/services/

 

Connect with Derek: 

https://www.prbreaker.com/

Instagram: @DerekCharlebois

 

Connect with Kyle: 

http://www.kylehuntfitness.com/

Instagram: @huntfitness

 

Get the OG Absolute Strength Program below:

https://www.kylehuntfitness.com/absolute-strength/

 

Shop other training programs including - Powerbuilding, Meet Prep, Bench, etc.

https://kylehuntfitness.shop/collections/programs

 

Bodybuilding For Beginners on Amazon:

https://amzn.to/3etmDbp

 

Get 10% OFF PR Breaker Materia Pre Workout and Hitpoint Protein:

DISCOUNT CODE: “HUNT10” at https://www.prbreaker.com/

Dec 2, 2020

In this episode, I answer a variety of questions submitted by the podcast listeners. If you have a question you want to be answered on the show, send me an email at kylehuntfitness@gmail.com or on Instagram @huntfitness.

Questions on the show:

1: Hey Kyle, lately when I bench, the bar is coming up uneven. Do you have any tips or tricks to fix it?

2: I know you recommend tracking steps for cardio, but do you ever prescribe traditional cardio as well, in addition to steps? If so, how does that work?

3: If I can only afford to buy one supplement, what is the best one to buy?

4: Hey Kyle, my wife and I are having a baby in early 2021. I’ve heard you talk about it before, but do you have any general advice for me? 

5: In the past, I have heard you talk about specialization routines for lagging body parts or lifts, how would you set that up from a volume perspective?

6: What are your current fitness goals?

 

Hire Kyle as your coach: http://www.kylehuntfitness.com/services/

 

Connect with Kyle: 

http://www.kylehuntfitness.com/

Instagram: @huntfitness

YouTube: @HuntFitnessTV

 

Get the OG Absolute Strength Program below:

https://www.kylehuntfitness.com/absolute-strength/

 

Shop other training programs including - Powerbuilding, Meet Prep, Bench, etc.

https://kylehuntfitness.shop/collections/programs

 

Bodybuilding For Beginners on Amazon:

https://amzn.to/3etmDbp

 

Get 10% OFF PR Breaker Materia Pre Workout and Hitpoint Protein:

DISCOUNT CODE: “HUNT10” at https://www.prbreaker.com/

Nov 19, 2020

Bodybuilding has a long history as a physique transformation tool. Tales of Eugen Sandow lifting and flexing go back as far as the late 1800s. You can even follow along throughout history and read about how bodybuilders such as Steve Reeves, John Grimek, Reg Park, Arnold, Franco, Dorian, and Ronnie, trained and dieted. Learning the best practices of each era is fascinating.

I would call the past decade the "evidence-based era." As more research around training and nutrition becomes available, it shapes our thought process on what the rules of bodybuilding are. In today's episode, we dig into the new rules of bodybuilding. What are the current best practices for determining training volume, rep ranges, and how often you should go to failure? How important is beating the logbook? What are the best exercises for building muscle, and is there a better way to cut and bulk? Sit back, relax, and enjoy!

 

Hire Kyle as your coach: http://www.kylehuntfitness.com/services/

 

Connect with Kyle: 

http://www.kylehuntfitness.com/

Instagram: @huntfitness

YouTube: @HuntFitnessTV

 

Get the OG Absolute Strength Program below:

https://www.kylehuntfitness.com/absolute-strength/

 

Shop other training programs including - Powerbuilding, Meet Prep, Bench, etc.

https://kylehuntfitness.shop/collections/programs

 

Bodybuilding For Beginners on Amazon:

https://amzn.to/3etmDbp

 

Get 10% OFF PR Breaker Materia Pre Workout and Hitpoint Protein:

DISCOUNT CODE: “HUNT10” at https://www.prbreaker.com/

Oct 29, 2020

In this episode, the topic of discussion is the effectiveness of using a bodybuilding routine for general fitness and the most important variables to track for efficient results in the gym. 

When discussing general fitness, first we need to define what that means. Of course, it will be different for everyone, but to me, it comes down to four qualities: body composition, strength, cardiovascular health, and longevity. Is bodybuilding the best method for developing those four qualities? What about other fitness modalities, is there a better way? 

We have all heard the expression "what gets measured, gets managed," but when it comes to fitness, what should we measure? 

Sit back, relax, and enjoy! 

 

Hire Kyle as your coach: http://www.kylehuntfitness.com/services/

 

Connect with Kyle: 

http://www.kylehuntfitness.com/

Instagram: @huntfitness

YouTube: @HuntFitnessTV

 

Get the OG Absolute Strength Program below:

https://www.kylehuntfitness.com/absolute-strength/

 

Shop other training programs including - Powerbuilding, Meet Prep, Bench, etc.

https://kylehuntfitness.shop/collections/programs

 

Bodybuilding For Beginners on Amazon:

https://amzn.to/3etmDbp

 

Get 10% OFF PR Breaker Materia Pre Workout and Hitpoint Protein:

DISCOUNT CODE: “HUNT10” at https://www.prbreaker.com/

Oct 8, 2020

In this episode, I answer listener questions on a wide range of topics. Sit back, relax, and enjoy!

Hire Kyle as your coach: http://www.kylehuntfitness.com/services/

 

Questions on the show:

  1. What are your thoughts on German Volume Training? Can it be used as part of a bodybuilding style program?
  2. Hey Kyle, I am having trouble bracing for squats and deadlifts, what are your favorite coaching cues to help clients improve at this?
  3. How do you build a thick neck like a wrestler?
  4. Are there any benefits to incorporating speed/power training for raw powerlifters?
  5. If someone trains late in the afternoon is there a “minimum effective dose” of caffeine that will allow you to still see some benefits without negatively impacting sleep?
  6. Hey Kyle, I’m confused about how and when you should deload in a training cycle? Can you talk about this on an upcoming podcast episode?

 

Connect with Kyle: 

http://www.kylehuntfitness.com/

Instagram: @huntfitness

YouTube: @HuntFitnessTV

 

Get the OG Absolute Strength Program below:

https://www.kylehuntfitness.com/absolute-strength/

 

Shop other training programs including - Powerbuilding, Meet Prep, Bench, etc.

https://kylehuntfitness.shop/collections/programs

 

Bodybuilding For Beginners on Amazon:

https://amzn.to/3etmDbp

 

Get 10% OFF PR Breaker Materia Pre Workout and Hitpoint Protein:

DISCOUNT CODE: “HUNT10” at https://www.prbreaker.com/

Sep 24, 2020

Patience is one of the fundamental truths of training as a natural athlete. Without the use of anabolic steroids, you have to do a lot of things right, over a long time, to make serious gains. Dedication, desire, and discipline are all prerequisites but alone are not enough. Maximizing progress requires giving yourself every advantage possible. It’s paramount to follow a well-constructed training program, get adequate rest and recovery, sleep eight or more hours per night, and spend as much time in a caloric surplus or at least maintenance as possible.

Building muscle is hard. It’s even harder without adequate calorie intake. Luckily, the caloric surplus doesn’t need to be large. The days of “dirty bulking” are over. The truth is, only a few hundred extra calories per day will do the trick, but there are no shortcuts in physiology. Even a small to moderately sized caloric surplus will eventually result in the accumulation of body fat.

So, how do we balance building muscle and strength optimally, without getting too fat? And, how do we avoid sabotaging our progress by spending too much time in a caloric deficit? As you may have assumed from the title, this is where mini-cuts enter the picture. Sit back, relax, and enjoy!

 

Hire Kyle as your coach: http://www.kylehuntfitness.com/services/

 

Connect with Kyle: 

http://www.kylehuntfitness.com/

Instagram: @huntfitness

YouTube: @HuntFitnessTV

 

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https://www.kylehuntfitness.com/absolute-strength/

 

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Sep 4, 2020

Over the years, I find myself thinking more and more about the basics. The truth is if you have been around fitness for a few years, it's likely you know everything you need to know to achieve outstanding results. Even a quick flip through one of my beginner books will provide enough information for years of progress.

The problem is, there is a bit of joy in thinking you are not privy to the truth, that a lack of information is what's holding you back. If only you knew about the secret supplement, exercise, or "advanced" training technique.

The abundance of information available today plays into this. There are always new podcasts, articles, videos, etc. to check out. It's easy to have fitness FOMO.

Look, I love that there is so much fitness information available today. I wish I had access to it when I started. But, the point to remember is, nothing replaces the work. The content most of us should be chasing is how to develop good habits, master the fundamentals, and consistently work hard. If you do that, the results will speak for themselves.

Dave Draper has an awesome quote in his book Brother Iron Sister Steel, "The simple and commonplace, due to their ordinary nature, are almost always reduced in importance and misplaced."

Brother Iron, Sister Steel is what we are going to talk about today.  In chapter two of the book, he lays out the following six keys. He actually called it the six keys to bodybuilding success, but bodybuilding in a more general sense. All of these tips apply to fitness as a whole. Sit back, relax, and enjoy!

 

Hire Kyle as your coach: http://www.kylehuntfitness.com/services/

 

Connect with Kyle: 

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Get the OG Absolute Strength Program below:

https://www.kylehuntfitness.com/absolute-strength/

 

Shop other training programs including - Powerbuilding, Meet Prep, Bench, etc.

https://kylehuntfitness.shop/collections/programs

 

Bodybuilding For Beginners on Amazon:

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Aug 25, 2020

Powerlifting has undergone a tremendous transformation in recent years. When I started lifting weights in the early 2000s, the perception around the sport was incredibly different than it is today. Not only that, how powerlifters prepared was very different as well. In today's episode, I talk about these changes and what you need to do to keep up with the times! Sit back, relax, and enjoy!

 

Hire Kyle as your coach: http://www.kylehuntfitness.com/services/

 

Connect with Kyle: 

http://www.kylehuntfitness.com/

Instagram: @huntfitness

YouTube: @HuntFitnessTV

 

Get the OG Absolute Strength Program below:

https://www.kylehuntfitness.com/absolute-strength/

 

Shop other training programs including - Powerbuilding, Meet Prep, Bench, etc.

https://kylehuntfitness.shop/collections/programs

 

Bodybuilding For Beginners on Amazon:

https://amzn.to/3etmDbp

 

Get 10% OFF PR Breaker Materia Pre Workout and Hitpoint Protein:

DISCOUNT CODE: “HUNT10” at https://www.prbreaker.com/

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