Flashback: Want Faster Results - Train the Extremes with Andrew Triana - Rebel Performance Radio

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24th Apr 2022

Flashback: Want Faster Results - Train the Extremes with Andrew Triana

With Rebel Performance Radio having produced well over 100 episodes along with a backlog of truly extraordinary guests, it's about that time to throw it back to an episode with one of my favorite humans on the planet, Andrew Triana, the co-founder of The Performance Vibe and Allostatic Labs.

Whether you're new here and missed this episode, or perhaps you've been listening in with us for some time now and could use a refresh, this is a phenomenal episode, and I guarantee this flashback will not disappoint.

We kick things off getting into Andrew’s background and talk about how he found the sport of Strongman and why he fell in love with it. A strong theme throughout the episode is this notion of extremes bringing balance, and our conversation definitely speaks to that. One second we’ll be jamming on detailed cell physiology, and then the next we get into phenomenology and the importance of subjective experience.

Topics covered include Strongman, creatine, hypoxia, phenomenology, being authentically productive, hypertrophy, protein pathways, and all sorts of other goodies. If you’re an athlete or coach looking to up your game, then this episode is definitely for you. There's no chance you don't walk away with at least one way to upgrade your tactics, models, and thought processes.

What You'll Learn in this Episode:

  • [03:00] How Andy found Strongman
  • [15:30] Why Andy started Allostatic Labs
  • [19:00] Thinking about Creatine based adaptations
  • [22:30] Phenomenology
  • [26:30] The importance of subjective questionnaires 
  • [30:00] Using extremes to bring balance
  • [31:00] Hypoxia
  • [38:30] Hypertrophy pillars and protocols
  • [45:00] Metabolic stress vs. mechanical tension
  • [58:00] Things we can learn from Strongman that will help improve our athletes
  • [01:02:30] What are some of the biggest shifts in Andy’s thought processes over the past 1-2 years

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Rebel Performance Radio
A podcast for former athletes turned busy professionals looking to optimize their physique, health and performance.
Rebel Performance Radio is a podcast for former athletes turned busy professionals looking to optimize their physique, health and performance. Each week we light your brain on fire with some of the top coaches, athletes, scientists, dudes, and gals on the planet to help you look, feel and perform at your highest level. We talk all things training, nutrition, movement, and lifestyle with a healthy amount of banter, movie quotes, and predator handshakes sprinkled on top. New episodes air every Monday morning. Why not start your week with us?