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Eradicating Stupidity with Andrew Read: Breaking Muscle Radio, Ep 3

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In this packed episode of Breaking Muscle Radio, our hosts, Managing Editor Becca Borawski Jenkins and Coach Chet Morjaria, speak with Andrew Read.  Andrew is now a Master RKC and combines this role with distributing for Dragon Door in Australia. He has been a personal trainer and coach for over twenty years, and has a background that ranges from special forces through to Ironman. Press play, sit back, and enjoy!

  • 00:13 - Introduction to Andrew Read
  • 01:12 - Andrew's background as a writer
  • 02:42 - The state of the personal training industry
  • 03:20 - The skills personal trainers need to have longevity in the industry
  • 05:11 - The business side of training and the personal sacrifices required
  • 09:37 - Feelings on CrossFit and how it fits in to the fitness industry
  • 11:55 - Eliminating stupidity in the industry
  • 13:29 - Who is not stupid in the fitness industry
  • 18:05 - Dan John, Pavel, and other greats - what we can learn from them
  • 21:21 - 30 second elevator pitch on Andrew's training philosophy
  • 22:50 - Getting caught up in one aspect of fitness
  • 24:33 - Balancing training plans and scheduling a training week 
  • 31:46 - Considerations for masters athletes
  • 36:13 - Active recovery and days off
  • 40:00 - The importance of lifestyle and mindset
  • 46:05 - Short questions related to strength and conditioning
  • 50:24 - Andrew's contact details and upcoming events