Episode 83: Accepting the Risks ft. Josh Gibson

Kevin takes the mic this week to speak with weightlifting coach and podcast host Josh Gibson. Joshua is a strength coach and weightlifter located in Columbus, Ohio. He graduated Magna Cum Laude from Ohio Wesleyan University with a degree in Health and Human Kinetics and a minor in Psychology. He is currently pursuing his Master’s in Strength and Conditioning from East Tennessee State University. His interests are most consumed by human physiology and subsequently periodization, programming, recovery, and mindset.

Highlights include:
05:00: Weightlifting and Josh’s take on his current programming
21:45: Missing in weightlifting and its carryover to competition
27:00: Implementing variation and heavier loads into training
43:00: An argument for variation
59:00: Coaching lessons from previous mentors
1:04:00: What it takes to be an elite athlete
1:07:30: Patience within weightlifting vs. powerlifting
1:29:00: Accepting risks by setting higher goals and making life choices

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Intro/outro music from freemusicarchive.org
Artist: MELLViNS
Track: Way Down Below

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