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Episode 130: Elite Strength Coach Vince McConnell on fitness industry pet peeves, strength vs size training, optimal hypertrophy programming

Vince McConnell returns to discuss fitness industry pet peeves, how you can avoid them as a coach, trainer, or trainee, as well as the following:

  • The curious case of the “questioning” client
  • What is the “pomp & circumstance” of training
  • Why warming up or joint mobility is not always optimal
  • Vince shares the theory behind training for Hypertrophy vs. Strength Training
  • Vince describes why splitting his training sessions into 2 short sessions compared to 1 extended session has greatly benefited his current training
  • Why basing all of your training programs on the 1 rep max is, in most cases, flawed
  • What is the difference between training for strength vs. training for size
  • What are the 3 components of the most optimal way to train for hypertrophy
  • What is the one kettlebell exercise that you are probably not doing that is more optimal for trap size

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