Episode 31 - James "OPT" Fitzgerald: Optimum Performance Training and the Evolution of Fitness March 28 2017, 0 Comments
"There seems to be this pervasive need to own methods of resistance today. All resistance is just that – forms of resistance – one is not better per se that another, they are just forms."
- James Fitzgerald
In this Episode of The Too Fit Podcast:
- Can you "out-train" your genetic potential?
- How often should you be training to failure?
- "Fatigue Repeatability" and using fatigue as a diagnostic tool.
- Proper program design and training cycles
- The benefits of individualized training versus programming for the masses
- Identifying and addressing which domain of fitness is holding you back
- Are Crossfit Games athletes as healthy as they are fit?
- James's wisdom for anyone entering the strength and conditioning world
James Fitzgerald (@jfitzopex) exploded on the scene in 2007 when he was crowned Fittest on Earth in the inaugural Crossfit Games. Although still considered an elite athlete, James's legacy is the 10,000 plus athletes he has coached since opening OPEX in 1999, in addition to the millions he impacts through his educational outreach.
James is one of the most intelligent individuals in the strength and conditioning world. His training philosophy is rooted in individualized training, detailed program design, and separating fitness for health versus sport.
Whether you are an elite athlete pushing the boundaries of your physicality, looking to live long and prosper, or just trying looking good naked, our conversation with James will provide you with the information you can apply to your fitness regimen today.
Are you ready to take your game up a notch? It all starts with you. As James says, "We believe success begins with taking personal responsibility for our actions and holding ourselves accountable to results."
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