HMMR Podcast Episode 228: Rants and BBQ

Summer is in full swing and we’ve got a lot of different ideas on our mind: why social media turns us into absolutists, how every tool has a place, what we are doing to continue adapting training to COVID-19, and how to make the best brisket. We cover them all on this week’s episode, with a few rants mixed in as well.

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Notes and quotes

  • 1:45 – The many roads to Rome: “I’m tired of guys getting on social media saying you CAN’T do this or HAVE to do that. There are many roads to success.”
  • 5:30 – Defending the 1-arm snatch.
  • 6:30 – The coaching toolbox: “All these different things are tools. On social media everyone says this is a bad tool for one thing, so it’s a bad tool for everything. That’s just taking down a straw man. Almost any piece of equipment has some use.”
  • 8:00 – Speed ladders.
  • 11:30 – More on the 1-arm snatch.
  • 13:00 – Trolling vs. learning on social media.
  • 17:00 – Tips for grilling.
  • 23:30 – Sensible preseason testing after COVID-19.
  • 27:15 – Individualizing training after lockdown and
  • 30:00 – Adapting to new training restrictions.

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