Propane Podcast Episode 58 – 5 tips for Training around injury

Propane Podcast Episode 58 In this episode Yusef discusses his 5 top tips for training around injury. If you like the Propane Podcast, subscribe and give us a review on iTunes Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 7:51 — 8.5MB) | EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | Android | Email | Stitcher | More Subscribe Options

5 Lessons Learned from dropping a weight class – Guest Post by Adam Sawyers

Today’s post comes from one of our incredibly successful members of Fat Loss Mastery. Adam Sawyers has faultlessly implemented Propane Principles to transform his physique while increasing his WILKS and qualifying for GBPF Nationals 2017, all while being a strength coach AND a final year medical student! Take it away Adam… Background April 2016; I find myself looking back on 1 …

PropanePodcast 58: Interview with Kit Laughlin Part 2

This is part 2 of our interview with Kit Laughlin from Stretch Therapy. If you missed part 1, go back and listen to it here. This is one NOT to be missed. Here, Yusef interviews Mr Stretch Armstrong, Kit Laughlin. Kit is, in our opinion, the leading authority on stretching and flexibility in the world. He’s …

The Skinny Man’s Guide to serious gains Part 2 – Guest Post by Cody “Boom Boom” McBroom

Part 2 So hopefully you read Part 1 of The Skinny Man’s Guide to Serious Gains. Here is part 2 and most likely the more difficult instalment for most people to take on board. Why? Because way too many people overuse and rely too heavily on supplements in the hope that they will get results. In …

PropanePodcast 57: Interview with Kit Laughlin Part 1

This is one NOT to be missed. Here, Yusef interviews Mr Stretch Armstrong, Kit Laughlin. Kit is, in our opinion, the leading authority on stretching and flexibility in the world. He’s the founder of Stretch Therapy, and while ‘Cat like movement’ is their slogan, he seems to have had 9 lives himself. Trained as a medical …

The Skinny Man’s guide to serious gains Part 1 – guest post by Cody “Boom Boom” McBroom

Skinny Guy Problems Putting on serious mass, without the fat, can be a difficult journey to embark on, and most guys reading this will know that it is not a smooth sailing ship. Many people underestimate how difficult it really can be. “Eat more and lift?! What the hell are you complaining about?!” It really isn’t …

Propane Podcast Episode 56 – 5 Tips for increased productivity

Propane Podcast Episode 56 In this episode Jonny and Yusef play a quick fire game of Would you Rather? discuss faecal transplants, Yusef’s fan club, how to be politically correct when discussing your significant other and today’s hot topic – 5 tips for increased productivity. If you like the Propane Podcast, please subscribe and give us …

5 Tips for Training Around Injury

Yusef here. If you’re someone who’s struggled with injury, and worried that it’s set your progress back, then watch the video below. My last post about offseason training for the powerlifter mentions that I’ve had to take some time away from the pifflywiffling and switch focus. Here’s 5 lessons learned over the last 18 months for how you …

Propane Podcast Episode 55 – Why are your legs so long? With guest Chris Williamson

Propane Podcast Episode 55 In this episode of the Propane Podcast Jonny and Yusef are once again joined by “Love island’s Best Abs” Chris Williamson. They discuss Jonny’s ridiculous leg to torso ratio, Yoga pants, night time mouth-breathing and play another game of “Would You Rather?” If you like the Propane Fitness Podcast please subscribe …

The Truth About Periodization – Guest Post by Dave Smith

What Is Periodization? You’ve likely seen the term in fitness magazines or heard it floating around the gym: Periodization. Periodized training may sound scientific, like something that only elite personal trainers are able to use with their clients, but that’s not the case at all. In fact, periodization is a training tactic that anyone can …

Propane Podcast Episode 54 – Interview with Marc Keys

Propane Podcast Episode 54 In this episode Jonny and Yusef are joined by Marc Keys of Cast Iron Strength and Strength and Conditioning Coach at Edinburgh Rugby. Marc hails from Limavady in County Derry where he began his sporting career playing rugby for Limavady Grammar and sprinting 100m and 200m at national level.  He studied at …

How to use the weekend to accelerate your Fat-Loss

The Weekend Advantage Today I want to cover something that we were asked by one of our Fat-Loss Mastery members during one of our weekly calls. Lauren explained that she had always struggled with managing weekends in her diet and every time she eats out or goes for a few drinks it’s 1 step forward …

Propane Podcast Episode 53 – Distraction is Destruction – Your Smartphone is Sapping your Life

Episode 53 Show Notes In this Episode of the Propane Podcast, Yusef and Jonny are joined once again by Love Island’s “Best Abs”, entrepreneur Chris Williamson. Here they discuss our increasing reliance on Smart Phones and what we can do to decrease their hold on our lives. If you enjoy this episode, we’d love it if you …

AMRAP vs AFRAN: Balls to the wall or balls on the couch?

In for results We’ve inadvertently started coaching a number of Crossfit athletes – causing a bit of a rumble in our client community discussion group, the ‘inner circle’, with much talk of wall-balls and ‘AMRAPS’. Not our thing, but there’s a lot we admire about Crossfit. The mentality is to keep you on your toes, both …

Propane Podcast Episode 52 – Interview with Dan Frazier

Episode 52 Show Notes In this episode Jonny and Yusef are joined by competitive Strongman,  ex professional rugby player and former Falcons Tight Head Prop, Daniel Frazier. They discuss how Dan overcame a serious career ending back injury and made the transition to World Class Strongman.   If you like the Propane Podcast, don’t forget to …

The Compound Effect – The Secret to Endless Gains

What makes a winner? Last weekend I spent the day at the GBPF British Nationals. For those who have no idea what that means, in the GBPF (the Great British Powerlifting Federation) this is where the best lifters from each part of the country come to compete. Typically, a strong performance here leads to selection …

Propane Podcast Episode 51 – In Defence of Ready Meals

Episode 51 Show Notes   In this Episode Jonny and Yusef talk about Whippets, Tiger Balm and Nose Tork, and also discuss how Yusef incorporates Ready Meals into his diet without sacrificing either his time or his macros. If you like the Propane Fitness Podcast, we’d love it if you’d subscribe and give us a review on iTunes Time Stamps and …

The Gluten Free Diet Explosion, Guest Post by Jo Beck

In Praise of Burgers Burgers are my favourite. If I could get away with eating one every day and stay within my powerlifting weight class I would. There is nothing that satiates my combined love of protein and carbs more, several juicy patties of ground beef brisket, oozing with tangy blue cheese and sweet-salty bacon …

Propane Podcast Episode 50 – How we approach dieting

Episode 50 Show Notes In which Jonny and Yusef discuss Maoam sours, YOLO Macro days, the mental release of not tracking and their approach to dieting.  If you like the Propane Podcast, we’d love it if you subscribed and gave us a review on iTunes Time Stamps and References   00:00          Sour sweets – right or just …

Offseason for the powerlifter

Preamble We were going to write a post about taking an ‘off-season’, but Marc Keys gone and done it beautifully. So this is a repost from his blog, Cast Iron Strength. You may remember Marc from his pressing template and no-bullshit approach.   We’ll be chatting to him on our podcast soon too. You’ve seen what …

Propane Podcast Episode 49 – Jonny’s approach to diet strategy

Episode 49 Show Notes In this episode Jonny and Yusef discuss shoes, fetishes and how Jonny intends to approach his diet for the next 12 weeks. If you like the Propane Fitness Podcast, please subscribe and give us a review on iTunes Time Stamps and References 00:43     A short story about shoes and a philosophical …

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