StrongFirst Podcast Episode #11
In this episode of the StrongFirst Podcast, your host Craig Marker talks with Pavel Macek, Senior StrongFirst instructor, StrongFirst Accredited Gym Owner, trainer of high-level MMA fighters, developer of the new StrongFirst Resilient workshop, and historian of strength culture.
01:28 – Pavel shares his background in strength, martial arts, and self-defense.
03:13 – Pavel explains the origins of the hack-squat.
10:20 – Pavel discusses essential equipment for gyms and how old-time strongmen trained.
11:56 – Pavel talks about the usefulness of dumbbells.
17:20 – Pavel presents his new StrongFirst Resilient course.
21:25 – Pavel discusses the essentials of training.
25:00 – Pavel talks about meditation practice and training.
31:07 – Pavel explains cold exposure and fasting.
37:35 – Pavel discusses the challenge of consistency in training.