Coaching in the Year 3000 with Andres Vargas

This is part dos of our discussion with Andres Vargas! Andres is a functional fitness and health coach who I personally believe will be spearheading a movement in fitness coaching towards incorporating the total wellness of an athlete to complement and influence what they do in the gym. We talk about some coaching advice and suggestions from him to new coaches, his story of how he got into sport and exercise and science, and then his unique philosophy and coaching strategy. I think you'll get a lot from this one whether you're an athlete or coach, because we touch on some factors that you may not have considered that may be affecting your training! You can find Andres Vargas on all social media @TheStrengthCave, his website is thestrengthcave.com, and feel free to email him at Andres@thestrengthcave.com.

Andres Vargas PhD(c) on Getting the Most Out of Your Strength/Bodybuilding Training

You can get tickets to the seminar mentioned at https://www.biolayne.com/blog/appearances/las-vegas-2018/ and find Andres on social media as @thestrengthcave.This is a very wide-ranging conversation with Andres Vargas! We had a lot of fun with this one! We talk about all types of topics with the overarching theme of maxmizing your ability in the gym. Head over to Agoraten.com for timestamps and the video if you like to watch as well.

Nutrition For Pro Athletes: Simin Levinson, RD

You can find Simin at https://chs.asu.edu/simin-levinson. We're back with another Bodkast! I sat down with Simin Levinson, a sports dietitian for multiple professional sports teams including the Phoenix Suns and Phoenix Mercury. We talk about her approach with teams and how it changes according to the size of the team and player knowledge along with the prevalence of eating disorders in athletes of all ages.

The Powerlifting Episode w/Kelli Michelle

We dive deep into many different aspects of powerlifting such as current trends in strength sports, macro tracking for powerlifters, and suggestions on how to make weight effectively, among many other topics! I think you'll enjoy this episode whether or not you're a powerlifter as we go over a lot of interesting and informative things. I hope you enjoy!

Dr. Magee On GMOs, Vaccines, Genetics, and So Much More!

This episode, we talk with Dr. Mitch Magee at ASU. We break down what exactly are GMOs, are they safe, and some other things surrounding GMOs that you may not have thought about. Also, we dive into the Autism-vaccine controversy and (completely) destroy the myths around it. We also talk about the gut microbiome and so much more! There's a lot of informaiton tucked into this episode, so please enjoy!

KMF: Making Macros Fit Your Life

This episode of the Agora Bodkast was produced in collaboration with Kelli Michelle (KMF) and some of her clients. We dive into each of their own personal stories to learn about how they make tracking macros and goal-oriented nutrition part of their everyday lives despite being business owners, executives, night-shift workers, and overall busy people. After listening to this, you can't say you don't have time anymore for this stuff!

Exercise Program Design for the New Year

We actually recorded this one over the summer but we kept having on awesome guests, and so we wanted to push their episodes ahead of this one. Here, we talk about how to design your own exercise program specific to your goals. We do have a bit of a powerlifting/bodybuilding focus, but take what we talk about here, and you can apply it to your own style of training. That I can assure you!

Chris Perry, MS | Setting the Record Straight About Sleep (Hint: GET MORE OF IT)

You can find Chris on instagram @cperry001. Chris Perry, a PhD candidate at ASU in the exercise and wellness program joins us to talk about all things sleep. Why it's important, the effects of sleep deprivation, supplements, and practical recommendations to get more and better quality sleep, among other things. This was such a great episode to record because so many disregard sleep and its importance, but it truly is a great tool for health; so don't skip out on it!