Ep. 1-Misconceptions, Misinformation and Tips to Help

Welcome to our first episode.  We wanted to start off by introducing ourselves and then getting into some of the misconceptions and misinformation we always hear and what you can do to help with them.  Its hard to keep it all straight and we do our best to keep it simple, bring it back to the basics.  Leave a comment on YouTube if you have a question or just want to talk about it.  We hope you enjoy Episode 1

-CP Crew



Show Notes:


Intro Video filming, editing and making it all around awesome done by Justin Joy


0:40-Welcome to Clinically Pressed


0:50-Introductions: Joel, AJ, Kyle


1:22-Misuse of training programs for fitness goals (AJ)


1:44-Strength training to lose weight instead of cardio? (AJ)


2:42-”Why Do We Measure Success with a Scale?” -TAT Article (AJ/JL)


4:57-’Skinny Fat’: What is it and how does it happen? (AJ)


6:46-You can still do your aerobic training.  Just don’t put all your eggs in one basket and know your goals. (AJ)


7:49-StrongFirst certification at the ATP Fitness Conference (India) (JL)


8:48: Direct relationship to the amount of fat free body mass you have and the amount of calories you burn. (AJ/JL)


11:14: Calories In vs. Calories Out-Is it really that simple?  Not quite. (JL) TAT Calories Article


12:26 The guy who started ‘saturated fat ‘ is bad: Ancel Keys and the ‘Seven Countries’ study.  AJ breaks down how it works and a calorie comparison. (JL/AJ)


13:06: ‘Fed Up’ the documentary  (JL)


14:02: Core stability misconception-What does it all mean and how do you train it? (KB)


15:16: Best way to train the core. (KB)


15:40: Exercises to train breathing and start working on the foundation of your ‘core’ (KB)


17:15: 3 ‘core’ or ‘ab’ exercises you should avoid: Crunches (replace with dead bugs), Front Planks (too many bad things could happen, replace with side planks if able). (KB)


17:31: T-Nation: “What’s the best exercise to get a six-pack?  Try 5 sets of stop eating so much crap.


18:35: Form is everything.  Do it right for a few reps than doing it semi-right for many reps. (KB)


19:18: Article ‘The Core


19:21: Word from sponsors…..crickets, crickets, crickets….let us know if you’re interested, we are. (JL/AJ/KB) We sponsor us so check out Total Athletic Therapy and Coulee Health


21:54: The camera guy had to help create a standing desk….we might have stressed his back a little much...thankfully he made it through and we know a guy who could fix him. (KB)


22:53: Technology doesn’t solve everything.  Specifically shoes (and we are all for hipsters, all natural and no shoes, just saying) (JL)


23:55: Changing running style-POSE Running Website.  Book. (JL)


26:16: You can sit down, like everything it is all moderation. (JL/AJ)


27:03: Buying or building your own standing desk (JL)


-Walmart Option: This ONE plus this ONE x2


27:45: Standing and checking your pelvic position (KB)


28:10: The Clinically Pressed Questions


28:15: Top 3 take home tips, twitter version or main ‘asks’ of audience.



  1. 28:34: Focus on strength training

  2. 28:56: “If you’re going to overeat on anything, let it be protein”-AJ

  3. Just kidding



  1. 29:42: Breathe with your diaphragm

  2. 30:11: Lacking mobility and working intentionally to get it back

  3. 30:47: Focus on proper form.  Perfect form for lower sets is better than ok for a lot



  1. 31:22: “Make your battle stance your everyday stance” -Sun Tzu (Art of War)

  2. 31:53: The resting state of the human body should be pain free

  3. 32:08: Think the opposite of what you believe and challenge your beliefs

  4. 32:26: Get a stand up desk (I cheated and put a 4th in).  And how many calories it burns (marathons people, no joke HERE is the calculator)


32:57: Most influential fitness purchase for under $100



33:05: Foam Roller (Basic & Trigger Point) and Mobility Guides-Upper Extremity and Lower Extremity (FREE Guides)



34:05: Everything to make Bulletproof Coffee

-Bulletproof Beans

-XCT Oil

-KerryGold Butter

-Video: How to Make It



34:48: Foam Roller again (TAT Mobility Pack on the Right)

Kyle also recommend a Kettlebell but it got cut in production.


35:25: What would you tell yourself in either your training or education if you could go back 10 years?



35:30: Layout your priorities and based on those, set your goals, enjoy the ride.



36:56: Don’t ignore the recovery part of your program.



38:41: No quick fix, don’t buy so many random supplements, they don’t usually help.

39:19: Study sooner than later.

39:37: “Just F*ing Do it” -Dan Pena via London Real


40:04: That closes it up.

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