RPR Episode 5: Andrew Triana - Rebel Performance Radio

Episode 5

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24th Nov 2019

RPR Episode 5: Andrew Triana

Andrew Triana, a co-founder of The Performance Vibe and Allostatic Labs and world champion of vibing, joins the show today to talk about developing freaky humans. 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.

Episode Highlights:

3:00 – How Andy found Strongman

6:15 – How Kyle got into Strength and Conditioning

11:30 – If I’m a super freak and take last I’m cool with it

15:30 – Why did Andy start 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

1:02:30 – What are some of the biggest shifts in Andy’s thought processes over the past 1-2 years

Links and stuff:

·     The Performance Vibe: https://www.theperformancevibe.com/

·     Allostatic Labs: https://www.allostaticlabs.com/

·     Andrew Triana: @andtriana

·     James Cerbie: @jamescerbie

·     TRAIN: https://train.rebel-performance.com/

·     Silverback: https://www.silverbacktrainingproject.com/

·     Rebel Performance: https://www.rebel-performance.com/

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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?