Podcast #54: Compensations, Isometrics, and Perception with Jarod Burton

https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/jacked-athlete-podcast/id1462537296 “If you don’t have awareness of where your limb is in relation to space, then your body is going to get protective over it.” “My whole goal was to create awareness of areas that they didn’t have awareness. And just by getting that awareness to areas, that decreased their pain.” “If you’re lateral quad…

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Podcast #53: Athletic Performance – Taking out the Trash with Will Ratelle

https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/jacked-athlete-podcast/id1462537296 “I was dumb. I was an unintelligent football player… if you go back and look at my Pro Day numbers, I’d be at the top for my position in 40, vertical jump, bench press, the L-Cone, the pro agility… but I was not very smart.” Hypertrophy: “How often are you able to train close…

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Podcast #52: Dunk Wisdom with Anthony Height

https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/jacked-athlete-podcast/id1462537296 “I’ll do upper body… legs, I don’t really touch them.” Sports as a kid: “I played pretty much anything I could play.” “I wouldn’t even say jumping is my best, I think running is my best athletic thing.” “I got my first dunk in 6th grade on accident.” Jump ability: “I think a mixture…

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Podcast #51: Strength & Conditioning – Problems & Solutions with Max Schmarzo

https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/jacked-athlete-podcast/id1462537296 “Strength coaches always complain the sport coaches don’t understand strength and conditioning. Do sport coaches get to complain that you don’t know the sport?” “It’s not KPIs, it’s rate limiting factors… what is something that might guarantee failure. It won’t guarantee success.” “It’s not availability is the best ability. It’s being good at your…

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Podcast #50: Good Drill with Bobby Whyte

https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/jacked-athlete-podcast/id1462537296 Getting the rust off… “It’s not rust” “The more novice the athlete is, the more they’ll get out of pre-meditated stuff.” Working isolated skills: “Basketball players develop habits… not good players develop a lot of bad habits.” Working with China basketball: “If I can just cut down the amount of load, I think that…

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Podcast #49: Red Pill Strength & Conditioning (Part 2) with Brian Shrum

https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/jacked-athlete-podcast/id1462537296 “I think we should be more like Wal-Mart… for some reason, the sport world is like the outlets.” “If my intentions are to prove somebody wrong, we’re never going to get anywhere.” “What if we start with commonality, which is the sport itself.” GPS: “If you know the game well enough, you’re not having…

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Podcast #48: Basketball Strength with Justin Ochoa

https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/jacked-athlete-podcast/id1462537296 Training Basketball Players “Everything is individualized to the person and the sport is not as important as the person.” “We look at what do they lack the most? and can we fill that bucket.” “You’re either fast and weak or you’re strong and slow.” “How. many max effort jump, how many max effort sprints…

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Podcast #47: Dunk Wisdom with Jumps By Chi

https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/jacked-athlete-podcast/id1462537296 Lifting High school: “3×10, 3×12, benching, squatting, lunges. Really simple stuff.” College: “French contrast training, a lot more bounding and approach work for long jump and triple jump. I think the combination of all those set me up.” “Squatting is probably my main movement. Back squat specifically.” “Hip hinging… eased so much of the…

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Podcast #46: Jumps, Knees, Basketball with Nick Cuzzone

https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/jacked-athlete-podcast/id1462537296 Performance Natural, elastic, springy guy: “If we put 3 inches on your vertical, is that gonna make you that much of a better basketball player?” “If we put on 15 pounds of good weight, that’s probably gonna help you more make that transition to the college game.” “The ones who are serious about playing…

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Podcast #45: Go Down Leg, Stand Up Leg with Adarian Barr

https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/jacked-athlete-podcast/id1462537296 Sweet Spot “Squat down, grab your toes, straighten your legs out, there goes your sweet spot.” “The sweet spot on the go up leg is going to be tall, in a sense… on the go down leg is going to be more of a horizontal pointing direction.” Up Leg, Down Leg Legs: “One of…

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