Strong By Design Podcast

Strong By Design Podcast

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We Believe You Were Made In God’s Image to Have a Strong Body, Mind and Spirit.
Natural Bodybuilding Legend John Hansen
Dec 12 • 62 min
Nothing compares to hard work. Not even steroids! Listen to today’s episode to hear John Hansen’s stories from his experience as a bodybuilder, Natural Mr. Olympia, and 3x Natural Mr. Universe. Hear how bodybuilding has changed from the 70s and…
Life Begins At The End Of Your Comfort Zone
Dec 5 • 27 min
On this episode of Strong By Design Coach Chris is joined by his friend and occasional podcast host, Tonya Fines. On today’s show we get personal with Tonya as she shares her journey from being diagnosed with degenerative disc disease and Spina…
3 Glute Training Barriers Preventing a Strong Round Butt
Nov 28 • 39 min
Do you pay enough attention to your glutes? Do you know that aside from aesthetic purposes, developing your glutes has many benefits? That’s what Coach Chris and Coach Brian talk about on today’s episode of Strong By Design. They tackle the three…
Riches to RAGS to Riches
Nov 21 • 45 min
Today’s episode is about the story of Pastor Mike Thornhill, who serves as a Pastor in Feather Sound Church in Clearwater, Florida. Pastor Mike shares how he became financially rich, lost everything, got addicted and then became rich again in…
Your HIDDEN Survival Muscle
Nov 14 • 40 min
How many hours a week are you sitting? Are you doing anything to combat the damage that sitting is causing you? Tune in to this episode of Strong By Design as Coach Chris and Coach Brian discuss the hidden survival muscle and what is actually going on…
7 Fastest Ways to Increase Your Bench
Nov 7 • 40 min
Today on Strong By Design Podcast Mike Westerdal joins Coach Chris to give us his 7 best tips on how to increase your bench. He dives deep on all things bench press and lays down a solid foundation for you to increase your strength. They also…
ROAR: Claim Your Territory
Oct 31 • 52 min
Are you living a balanced life? Dr. Ron Eccles joins Coach Chris on this episode of Strong by Design to discuss how to dominate the four core areas of your life which are health, relationships, finances, and your spiritual life. So many of us…
Isometric MASS
Oct 24 • 30 min
Join Coach Brian as he sits down with fellow YouTuber and online coach Alby Gonzalez. They discuss the benefits of isometric training. If you are feeling the effects of years of “bro” workouts this episode is for you. Find out how to make your…
Over 40 Shred
Oct 17 • 67 min
Is it possible to be over 40 and shredded? Of course! It’s never too late. Join us on this episode of the Strong By Design Podcast as Coach Chris interviews Funk Roberts an over 40 transformation specialist and MMA conditioning coach. Funk gives us…
Why Stretching Won’t Make You Flexible
Oct 10 • 51 min
Did you know that stretching won’t make you flexible? The topic of flexibility is definitely misunderstood, so today Coach Tonya and Coach Brian sit down to hash out the misconceptions and give you a clear understanding of how to become more…
Bulk Up FAST
Oct 3 • 30 min
Are you struggling with weight gain or gaining lean muscle mass? Join us on this episode of the Strong By Design podcast with special guest Alain Gonzalez, the skinny guy transformation specialist. Find out how Alain went from 107 lbs as a full grown…
Why Does God Send Storms?
Sep 26 • 43 min
The reality of life is that someday you will face a storm. A time in your life that will be very difficult. Listen in to this episode today as Coach Chris is joined by Pastor Art Dykstra. Pastor Art goes through the bible and teaches us how to react…
#1 Driver of True Success
Sep 19 • 53 min
Success is so much more than our physical appearance, our popularity on social media and money in our bank accounts. True success is accomplished when we find and follow through with our God-given purpose in life. Join us today on the Strong By Design…
Meet Your Inner Thigh
Sep 12 • 31 min
So, you’ve been trying to get that “thigh gap”? Tune in to this episode of Strong by Design where Coach Chris Wilson and Coach Brian Klepacki break down what you need to be doing in the gym (or at home) to work those inner thighs. They share…
Fitness & First Responders
Sep 5 • 27 min
On today’s show Coach Chris sits down with Michelle DiCapua, Bikini competitor, CrossFitter and police officer. Michelle shares how being physically fit is essential for first responders. Whether it’s running after a suspect or performing CPR your…
How to Get Rid of Man Breasts
Aug 29 • 47 min
Man boobs…..nobody wants them, yet millions of males deal with this issue. Sure, you can seek medical attention but most likely they will prescribe creams, medicine or even surgery, but there are natural solutions to fix this problem. Join…
Athlete Built with Chris Barnard
Aug 22 • 42 min
Looking to get stronger, faster and be an all around better athlete? Then you don’t want to miss this episode! Tune in as Coach Chris Wilson interviews the creator of the Athlete Built Program and founder of Overtimeathletes, Chris Barnard. TEXT…
#1 Exercise to Unlock Your Glutes
Aug 15 • 32 min
In this episode, Founder of Critical Bench, Mike Westerdal interviews the Creator of Unlock Your Glutes, Coach Brian Klepacki, MS, CSCS, FMS2. If you want bigger, stronger and rounder glutes, you’ll want to tune in to this episode TEXT…
The Ketogenic Lifestyle Part 2
Aug 9 • 47 min
Tune in to today’s Strong by Design episode to hear Part 2 of the Ketogenic Lifestyle. Keto expert, Danny Vega joins Coach Chris once again to discuss what his meals look like and how Keto has helped his children and many others health improve….
The Ketogenic Lifestyle Part 1
Aug 8 • 33 min
On today’s Strong by Design episode Keto expert, Danny Vega joins Coach Chris for a 2 part episode. In this episode, you will find out Danny Vega’s extensive athletic background and how he got introduced to the Keto diet. Tune in to find out how…
Treating LOW T with Hormone Therapy
Aug 1 • 32 min
with Carissa Alinat, PhD
Athletic Yoga for TIGHT Men & Women
Jul 25 • 52 min
Is yoga really just for chicks? Well, according to Marine Corps vet, Zach Zenios, if you haven’t tried it you’re denying a part of yourself. In our culture men want to be the alpha male, they want to be aggressive. And yes, there’s a place for…
10 Year Overnight Success Joel Marion - Part 2
Jul 19 • 29 min
On today’s episode of Strong By Design, we are joined by a special guest, Joel Marion. Joel is the co-founder of supplement conglomerate BioTrust. In this 2 part series, Joel shares his amazing story of trials and triumphs that eventually lead…
10 Year Overnight Success Joel Marion -Part 1
Jul 18 • 33 min
On today’s episode of Strong By Design, we are joined by a special guest, Joel Marion. Joel is the co-founder of supplement conglomerate BioTrust. In this 2 part series, Joel shares his amazing story of trials and triumphs that eventually lead…
Are you ALL IN Every Day? with Dan Long
Jul 11 • 48 min
On today’s episode of Strong By Design, Coach Chris sits down with a fellow brother in the Lord and Kill Mode Founder, Dan Long. In this episode, Dan gets personal and shares some of the most difficult times in his life. Tune in to hear how despite…
Is Progressive Overload Training the Best Way to Build Muscle?
Jul 4 • 53 min
On today’s episode of Strong By Design, Coach Chris discusses progressive overload with Frank Rich, founder or Massthetic Muscle. Frank gives us the 5 tiers of progressive overload and here’s a hint, tier 1 is not adding more weight. Tune in…
The Connection Between Physical & Spiritual Strength
Jun 27 • 43 min
with Guest Joseph (JP) Poirier
How to NOT Get the 40-Year Old Dad Bod
Jun 20 • 33 min
with Coach Chris Wilson & Coach Brian Klepacki
Ketogenic Diet EXPLAINED with Tonya Fines
Jun 13 • 34 min
Today on Strong By Design, Coach Chris sits down with Holistic Health Practitioner & Nutrition Specialist, Tonya Fines. Together they break down the ketogenic diet and give you the answers to all of your questions. Also, check out the link…
The DEATH of Crunches & Sit-Ups with Brian Klepacki
Jun 6 • 29 min
On this episode of Strong By Design, Coach Chris sits down with his colleague, Brian Klepacki. They share science based research on why you should NEVER do a sit up or crunch again. Also, stay tuned to hear about the Crunchless Core Program. Want the…
CARBS - Public Enemy #1 with Tonya Fines
May 30 • 37 min
On this episode of Strong By Design, Coach Chris sits down with nutrition and holistic health professional, Tonya Fines. They discuss everything you need to know about carbs. Also, stay tuned to hear Tonya’s top picks for best carbs to eat. …
Train Like an Athlete for the Perfect Body with Erin Stern
May 25 • 24 min
On this episode of Strong By Design, Coach Chris sits down with two time Ms. Figure Olympia, fitness coach and author, Erin Stern. They go into depth on why training like an athlete is better for physique. Also, stay tuned to…
Your Body’s Hidden Hunger Hormone with Ryan Faehnle Part 3
May 24 • 21 min
This is part 3 of “Your Body’s Hidden Hunger Hormone”. Coach Chris and Ryan Faehnle continue their conversation about fat loss. On this episode, they discuss key concepts and hacks for sustainable fat loss. Also, hear numerous testimonies about…
Your Body’s Hidden Hunger Hormone with Ryan Faehnle Part 2
May 23 • 18 min
This is part 2 of “Your Body’s Hidden Hunger Hormone”. Coach Chris and Ryan Faehnle continue their conversation about fat loss. On this episode they discuss the issues that many people are experiencing from sitting too much. Also, Ryan details a…
Your Bodys Hidden Hunger Hormone with Ryan Faehnle Part 1
May 22 • 23 min
Did you know that some people actually sustain fat loss longer when we add their favorite foods into their diet? It’s true, fat loss is a mental thing as much as it is physical. Today Coach Chris is joined by strength coach Ryan Faehnle. They…
Why Toughness is Critical for Men with Mike Gillette
May 21 • 50 min
The truth is strength starts from within. On this episode of Strong by Design, Coach Chris is joined by a certified tough guy, Mike Gillette. Mike Gillette’s is known as one of the nations top mind training experts. He has worked with several…
Welcome to the Strong By Design Podcast
May 10 • 1 min
We Believe You Were Made In God’s Image to Have a Strong Body, Mind and Spirit.