The Breakthrough Secrets Podcast

#3 - Brett Jones - The Multiple Dimensions Of Strength

January 30, 2021 Chris Abbott & Mike Kurkowski Season 2 Episode 3
The Breakthrough Secrets Podcast
#3 - Brett Jones - The Multiple Dimensions Of Strength
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In this episode of The Breakthrough Secrets Podcast, Chris, Mike and our special guest the Director of Education for StrongFirst, Brett Jones will uncover everything about Strength Training.

Captivating talk from the beginning till the end!

In this episode you will discover:


(0:19) Introducing Brett Jones

(1:34) How did Brett get started in strength and conditioning

(3:24) How did Brett Jones meet Gray Cook

(4:24) 2 Critical decisions for Brett Jones

(6:44) All kind of trainers Brett Jones was

(7:25) Bending the Red Nail

(11:10) Is Brett a squatoholic?

(12:15) “Kettlebells have always been part of my training”

(12:40) The multiple dimensions of Strength and Strength examples for Brett Jones

(13:10) The man who started the kettlebell movement in America: Pavel Tsatsouline

(13:45) Did Brett have an “Aha” moment about training with Kettlebels in comparison to other tools?

(13:47) Power To People by Pavel Tsatsouline

(15:20) What it was like training with kettlebells when they were not so popular

(16:00) How did Mike meet Brett?

(16:05) Enter The Kettlebell by Pavel Tsatsouline

(16:20) The 100 snatch test funny story

(18:35) “The carry over from kettlebell to barbell always happens”

(19:20) On squats

(19:50) On squats: In reference to bending

(20:45) Possible scientific reasons for why squatting is so beneficial for muscle growth and strength

(21:15) Double kettlebell front squat as an amazing core workout

(22:30) The correlation between kettlebell works and barbell works and the transition going back to barbell training

(23:50) The amazing return on investment when training with kettlebells, is it illegal to get that unfair advantage?

(25:20) “Strength is like a glass, everything else is what you can put into it” - Eric Cressey

(26:10) “Strength is like a glass, the bigger the glass the more you can put into it” 

(26:45) What was considered “Muscular Christianithi”? 

(27:30) Teddy Roosevelt and Strength

(27:50) The transition from Strength focus to Aesthetics focus in the history and society

(31:40) On functional training

(33:00) If I say the word strength what do you think about?


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Introducing Brett Jones
How did Brett get started in strength and conditioning
How did Brett Jones meet Gray Cook
2 Critical decisions for Brett Jones
All kind of trainers Brett Jones was
Bending the Red Nail
Is Brett a squatoholic?
“Kettlebells have always been part of my training”
The multiple dimensions of Strength and Strength examples for Brett Jones
The man who started the kettlebell movement in America: Pavel Tsatsouline
Did Brett have an “Aha” moment about training with Kettlebels in comparison to other tools?
Power To People by Pavel Tsatsouline
What it was like training with kettlebells when they were not so popular
How did Mike meet Brett?
Enter The Kettlebell by Pavel Tsatsouline
The 100 snatch test funny story
“The carry over from kettlebell to barbell always happens”
On squats
On squats: In reference to bending
Possible scientific reasons for why squatting is so beneficial for muscle growth and strength
Double kettlebell front squat as an amazing core workout
The correlation between kettlebell works and barbell works and the transition going back to barbell training
he amazing return on investment when training with kettlebells, is it illegal to get that unfair advantage?
“Strength is like a glass, everything else is what you can put into it” - Eric Crassi
“Strength is like a glass, the bigger the glass the more you can put into it”
What was considered “Muscular Christianithi”?
Teddy Roosevelt and Strength
The transition from Strength focus to Aesthetics focus in the history and society
On functional training
If I say the word strength what do you think about?