My guest this episode is Jeff Cavaliere, MSPT CSCS, a world-class physical therapist and Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist. Jeff has coached athletes ranging from novice to professional and has taught science-based physical training protocols to tens of millions of everyday people via his enormously clear and actionable online programs. Jeff is a true expert on proper resistance and cardiovascular training, injury prevention and rehabilitation and has extensive knowledge on proper form, posture, nutrition and supplementation. We discuss how to best design and optimize a physical training program to achieve your specific goals. We also discuss how to build and leverage mental focus during workouts, when and how to stretch, pain management and enhancing workout recovery and sleep, and how to personalize your training and nutrition program over time. Jeff’s knowledge and science-based approach ought to benefit everyone in reaching their desired fitness, aesthetic and overall health goals.

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00:00:00 Jeff Cavaliere, Physical Training
00:03:27 Momentous Supplements, AG1 (Athletic Greens), Eight Sleep, ROKA
00:08:38 Tool: A Fitness Plan for General Health
00:13:27 Tool: Optimizing Body Part Training Splits
00:20:12 Two-a-Day Training
00:22:33 Cardiovascular Conditioning, High-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) & Skills
00:28:24 Tool: Mind-Muscle Connection, The Cavaliere Cramp Contraction Test
00:35:05 “Muscularity” & Resting Tone
00:41:31 Tool: Muscle Recovery & Soreness, Grip Strength
00:50:39 Sleep & Sleep Position
00:57:24 Active (Dynamic) vs. Passive Stretching, Timing & Healing Muscle
01:07:23 Tool: Jumping Rope
01:12:56 Internal & External Rotation, Upright Row vs. High Pull
01:24:27 Back Pain Relief & Medial Glutes, Body Pain & Origins
01:37:39 Tool: Properly Holding Weights & Deepening Grip
01:43:54 Tool: Physical Recovery, Heat & Cold Exposure
01:47:19 Tool: Record Keeping for Training Performance & Rest Time
01:51:47 Nutrition Principles & Consistency, Processed Foods & Sugar
02:00:15 Tool: “Plate Eating”: Protein, Fibrous & Starchy Carbohydrates
02:11:25 Training in Men vs. Women, Training for Kids & Adolescents
02:18:05 Tool: Pre- and Post-Training Nutrition
02:26:30 Intensity & Training Consistency
02:29:53 AthleanX, Jesse Laico & Fitness Journeys
02:38:27 Zero-Cost Support, YouTube Feedback, Spotify & Apple Reviews, Sponsors, Momentous Supplements, Instagram, Twitter, Neural Network Newsletter

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