On this podcast, Kyle Hunt and I talk about powerlifting. Whereas I’ve written a bit about powerlifting prior to now and completed some powerlifting-style coaching myself, I wished to get a real professional within the area onto the podcast to speak about it in a bit extra element.

In case you’re not acquainted with Kyle, he’s a aggressive powerlifter, coach, writer, and proprietor of Hunt Health, who’s labored with tons of of powerlifters and bodybuilders alike. He’s additionally the host of The Absolute Energy Podcast, which I’ve been a visitor on a few occasions, and he’s appeared on Muscle For Life twice earlier than to debate powerbuilding and bodybuilding for learners.

Even should you don’t aspire to be the world’s strongest lifter and haven’t any intention of competing at a meet, powerlifting nonetheless has one thing to supply. On the very least, a powerlifting coaching block might help add some spice to your coaching life and preserve issues attention-grabbing.

On this interview, Kyle Hunt addresses widespread misconceptions about powerlifting, method tweaks, what a powerlifting routine would possibly seem like, gear suggestions, why it is best to contemplate collaborating in a powerlifting meet, meet methods, and much more.

So, should you’re in any respect all for making an attempt powerlifting or simply wish to know extra about what it’s, it is a podcast you don’t wish to miss!


8:07 – Who ought to do powerlifting?

15:00 – Why you shouldn’t all the time be grinding out your units.        

17:27 – What are some widespread misconceptions about powerlifting                           

24:00 – How a lot of a distinction does method enchancment make? Do you have to enhance frequency?                               

29:41 – Why are heavy singles helpful?

33:58 – What position does confidence play in your power and efficiency?                                  

35:56 – Try choice technique.

37:15 – Do you have to go for the heaviest raise in your third try?                                  

40:31 – How can somebody get began with powerlifting?                               

43:12 – Why do you have to contemplate doing a powerlifting meet?                              

45:22 – Weight class dialogue.

49:12 – Do you have to do cardio throughout a powerlifting program?                                  

57:06 – What’s a great program to get began with powerlifting?                              

59:41 – How do you assess one powerlifting program versus one other?                              

1:04:40 – What kind of weightlifting belt do you suggest?                               

1:06:10 – What footwear do you suggest?                           

1:15:53 – The place can folks discover you and your work?      

Talked about on the Present:

Kyle’s Absolute Energy podcast

Kyle’s Instagram

Kyle’s e-book Bodybuilding For Newcomers

Newbie’s Information to Weight Lifting

Energy Coaching For Newcomers

Legion VIP One-on-One Teaching

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