The Rdella Training® Podcast is brought to you each week by Scott Iardella, Author of The Edge of Strength. The Rdella Training Podcast is a weekly professional podcast dedicated to helping people of all levels train smarter, improve performance, and discover the best version of themselves through a foundation of strength. An innovative strength & performance podcast for today's serious fitness enthusiast. High-quality content, expert interviews, and unconventional topics to get results. Learn the best strength, conditioning, and peak performance strategies with your host, Strength Coach and former Physical Therapist, Scott Iardella, MPT, CSCS, CISSN, SFGII. Learn from Scott and many other top expert coaches, authors, and fitness professionals each week with in-depth, practical interviews to help you train better, safer, & stronger. Forging Athletic Bodies Around The World. For more information and resources, please visit RdellaTraining.com.

(#255) What are the best exercises for strong, powerful, healthy shoulders?

In this session, I'll discuss 7 proven exercises to keep your shoulders supple and strong.

While there are many considerations when strengthening the shoulders, I'll share what I have found to be most valuable in recent years to maintain strong and injury-free shoulders.

If you're looking to optimize health of the shoulders, listen and learn about the rationale for this progressive approach.

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Direct download: RT_255___How_To_Bulletproof_Your_Shoulders.mp3
Category:RT Podcast Episodes -- posted at: 11:51am EST

(#254) Does the latest research shed new light on the overhead press? Or is this shoddy science that leaves little practical application?

In this episode, I'll discuss some of the latest kettlebell science. Unfortunately, this study had a major flaw and I'll tell you what it is and why it's important to understand the limitations of a study like this.

Additionally, I'll share some specific applications to performing a safe and effective overhead press, whether you use a kettlebell or any other training implement.

I'll even offer a "call to action" for future research in this area.

To maximize the effectiveness of the much-debated overhead press, take a listen to this week's episode.

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What should the kettlebell press look like?

Watch the video below.

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Direct download: RT_254___Shoddy_Science__Benefits_Of_The_Overhead_Press.mp3
Category:RT Podcast Episodes -- posted at: 4:59pm EST

(#253) PJ Nestler returns to the podcast this week to discuss his role as Director of Performance with XPT. This session is not only cutting-edge, but it's filled with ideas and next steps to optimize health and performance - at any level.

Coach PJ is a human performance specialist with over a decade of experience preparing top athletes for competition, and a life mission to help athletes and coaches realize their true potential. Over the past ten years, PJ has trained dozens of athletes from the UFC, NFL, NHL and MLB. He's a wealth of information and gets results with his athletes and students.

XPT (or Extreme Performance Training) is a performance lifestyle based on the fundamentals: Breathe, Move, Recover. XPT is inspired by the training techniques and lifestyle habits of big wave surfer, Laird Hamilton and former Pro-Athlete, Gabrielle Reece. For more information, visit XPTLife.com.

Here's some of what we cover this week on the show:

  • What is the XPT experience and what it can do for you
  • How he landed his current role of Performance Director
  • His first impressions of Laird Hamilton and Gabrielle Reece
  • Why PJ was hesitant to go to XPT
  • How he describes XPT and who can benefit the most
  • Learn about the 2 paths of the XPT experience (consumer and coaching)
  • Specific applications of breathing and how this has transformed people
  • What a NEW study revealed about CWI (Cold Water Immersion)
  • Practical advice for recovery using CWI
  • PJ shares his personal experience that helped him overcome panic attacks
  • Specific applications of using CWI
  • How to use "contrasting" exposures - and why?
  • Why heat exposure can do for our health
  • Closing advice with 2 specific actions...

[click_to_tweet tweet="Get outside of your comfort zone. That's what XPT is all about. -PJ Nestler" quote="Get outside of your comfort zone. That's what XPT is all about. -PJ Nestler" theme="style5"]

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Direct download: RT_253___PJ_Nestler_-_The_XPT_Experience.mp3
Category:RT Podcast Episodes -- posted at: 8:44pm EST

(#252) What's the difference between training for maximum muscular development and true strength training? Yes, this is often misunderstood.

Thanks to a great question from Ian (one of our loyal listeners to the podcast), I wanted to answer this question in detail - especially since I'm a former bodybuilder.

While it's true that resistance exercise will provide gains in strength and muscle, the way we manipulate training variables has a great deal to do with maximizing results in either area.

I'll explain the key differences.

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In general, the image below depicts differences between training for maximizing muscle mass versus training to maximize strength gains.

There's more to it than this, but this represents a fundamental overview of where the differences begin.

The evidence is highly suggestive that volume plays a key role in muscular development and there is still much more to be learned about volume-based periodization strategies.

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Direct download: RT_252___Muscle_Building_Vs._Strength_Training.mp3
Category:RT Podcast Episodes -- posted at: 8:51am EST

(#251) Strength training over 40 is our big topic this week on the podcast.

In this week's episode, we'll explore 10 ideas that are important considerations for the "over 40" strength training enthusiast. I'll discuss the ideas and actionable takeaways.

Here's the 10 topics we discuss in this episode as they relate to strength training:

  • Specific recovery ideas
  • Protein - how much?
  • My big 5 supplements and why
  • Sleep - how much?
  • Stress reduction practices
  • Water intake - how much?
  • How to address mobility
  • Hypertrophy - why it matters even more
  • Why we need to focus on strength
  • A simple mindset hack (or motto) to live by

[click_to_tweet tweet="'Your best days are NOT behind you.' " quote="'Your best days are NOT behind you.'" theme="style5"]

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The Rdella Training Podcast is committed to "bridging the gaps" in strength, performance, and injury prevention. Created for the serious fitness enthusiasts and dedicated lifters around the world.

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Direct download: RT_251___Strength_Training_Over_40.mp3
Category:RT Podcast Episodes -- posted at: 11:51am EST

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