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Rdella Training : The Strength & Performance Podcast

292 EpisodesProduced by Scott Iardella, MPT, CSCS - Author, Coach, AthleteWebsite

The Rdella Training® Podcast is brought to you each week by Scott Iardella, Author of The Edge of Strength. The Rdella Training Podcast is a weekly professional podcast dedicated to helping people of all levels train smarter, improve performance, and discover the best version of themselves through a… read more

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3 Ways To Improve Your Kettlebell Swing

June 28th, 2019


(#287) In this episode, you'll get 3 key tips to immediately improve your kettlebell swing.

I wanted to give you some specific, actionable training advice - no matter where you are in your training.

While the hardstyle …

A Balanced Life is a Lie

June 6th, 2019


(#286) Training, work, family, projects. Is there such a thing as a balanced life?

In this week's session, I had a great question from our community member Anthony who wanted me to open up about how I train and achieve …

Matt Wan - The Bold Vision To Disrupt Sports Nutrition

May 22nd, 2019


(#285) Matt Wan, the dynamic CEO and Founder of Momentous, joins the show this week.

Matt shares his story about getting started in training and what he learned at a very young age about the importance of nutrition.

His …

How To Overcome Injuries (And Return To Pain-Free Performance)

May 18th, 2019


(#284) In this week's episode, I discuss overcoming (minor) injuries to get back to pain-free performance.

There is almost nothing as frustrating as dealing with nagging injuries and trying to train, right?

You'll learn …

The Workshop That Changed My Life (The Domino Effect)

May 10th, 2019


(#283) In this week's episode, I'll share the story about the fitness workshop that literally changed my life.

By making a simple decision to sign up for a one-day kettlebell training workshop, little did I know that it …

Josh Hillis - The Truth About Fat Loss

May 3rd, 2019


(#282) Josh Hillis is our featured guest this week who joins the show to discuss the truth about what it takes to achieve sustainable fat loss.

Josh is a renowned nutrition coach who specializes in habit-based, positive …

Ron McKeefery - How To Become a High Performer

April 25th, 2019


(#281) Ron McKeefery is our featured guest this week in a stellar interview session that covers his latest work, as well as actionable strategies for productivity and high performance.

Ron McKeefrey is an …

Tim Anderson - The Becoming Bulletproof Project

April 17th, 2019


(#280) Tim Anderson returns to the podcast this week in our best interview to date. (Honestly, this one is amazing, folks!)

Tim is the co-founder of

Dan John - 40 Years with a Whistle

April 10th, 2019


(#279) Renowned strength coach and multi-book author, Dan John, returns to the podcast to discuss his latest book, 40 Years with a Whistle.

Dan John …

How We Can Fix The Problems In Youth Sports

March 23rd, 2019


(#278) In this week's session, I'm going to discuss a topic that is near and dear to me. Youth Sports.

As a parent, coach, and sports spectator myself - there are clearly issues that need to be discussed.

This session …

Jason Khalipa - How To Develop An Unstoppable Mindset

March 8th, 2019


(#277) Jason Khalipa, World Champion Athlete, Entrepreneur and Author of the new book As Many Reps As Possible, joins the podcast this week to …

Dr. Eric Trexler - The Science And Practice of Improving Body Composition

February 28th, 2019


(#276) Dr. Eric Trexler joins the show this week to discuss the science and practice of bodybuilding, as well as share key advice for improving body composition.

Dr. Eric Trexler is the Director of Education at Stronger …

Lee Taft - Essentials Of Speed Development

February 13th, 2019


(#275) Renowned speed coach and expert, Lee Taft, joins the show this week to discuss what everyone needs to know about how to develop speed.

Lee Taft, known to many as “The Speed Guy” is highly regarded as one of the …

Dr. Fergus Connolly - 59 Lessons From Elite Athletes And Coaches

February 6th, 2019


(#274) Dr. Fergus Connolly is the world’s leading sports scientist. He has authored 2 books, Game Changer and the new book, 59 Lessons. I’m extremely …

Pavel Macek - How To Become Resilient, Strong, And Your Best Self

February 1st, 2019


(#273) Pavel Macek, Master StrongFirst Instructor and founder and chief instructor of KB5 Gym, is this week's podcast guest where we had a fantastic chat about training principles and unconventional methods to become …

Sara Hendershot - How An Athlete Went From Broken And Overtrained To Strong And Resilient

January 23rd, 2019


(#272) The guest this week is Sara Hendershot, a two-time World Champion rower and 2012 Olympian.

In this session, Sara shares her fascinating story of overcoming chronic injuries to become strong and resilient by …

Erwan Le Corre - The Practice of Natural Movement

January 16th, 2019


(#271) Erwan Le Corre, the creator of MovNat and author of the NEW book The Practice of Natural Movement, is the amazing guest this week on the podcast.

Erwan Le Corre is the founder of “MovNat”, a synthesis of his …

Josh Henkin - How To Use The Ultimate Sandbag To Improve Strength And Human Movement

January 9th, 2019


(#270) Josh Henkin returns to the podcast to share a comprehensive "masterclass" about the benefits and uses of ultimate sandbag training.

Josh …

Year End Wrap-Up (7 Lessons From 2018)

December 31st, 2018


(#269) In the final episode of 2018, I'll share 7 key lessons as I look back and reflect on the past year.

These "life lessons" are the big things that came to my mind as sat down to review the past. I believe these …

The 1-Page Strength Plan (Your Focused Strategy For The Next 3-6 Months)

December 21st, 2018


(#268) Listen to this week's session to learn how to easily and effectively plan your strength, health, or performance goals for the next 3 to 6 months with the 1-page strength plan.

I'll share the 7 key questions you …

Pat Flynn - How To Be Better At Almost Everything

November 30th, 2018


(#267) Pat Flynn returns to the podcast this week for a stellar interview covering a variety of topics, including how to be better at almost everything. Pat shares his unique approaches to minimalism and generalism and …

How Gratitude Makes You Stronger

November 22nd, 2018


(#266) Gratitude is a powerful thing. How often do we really take time to reflect on all the great things in our lives that we are grateful for? …

Dustin Rippetoe - Real Strength When Dealing With Life Adversity

November 15th, 2018


(#265) Strength coach Dustin Rippetoe joins the podcast this week to discuss the biggest life challenge he's had to deal with and how he finds strength to move forward.

Dustin has a long history as a kettlebell …

Dr. Robert Pastore - What You Need To Know About Plant-Based Protein Vs. Whey-Based Protein

November 3rd, 2018


(#264) Dr. Robert Pastore, PhD, CNS, is the founder, Chief Science Officer and CEO of Vitalere and its sub-brand, Modus Nutrition.

In this session, Dr. Pastore shared some of his vast experience and knowledge about …

Johnny Parker - How To Apply Soviet Periodization With The System

October 26th, 2018


(#263) Coach Johnny Parker has been one of the most highly-regarded strength coaches in the NFL with an accomplished list of success.

He's also the co-author of a NEW book titled "The System," which outlines his …

Atomic Habits - Small Habits Make A Big Difference

October 22nd, 2018


(#262) Atomic Habits is a new, breakthrough book by James Clear and it's about how small changes make the biggest difference.

Habit development is something that can have a major impact on all of our lives in nearly …

How To Stay Injury-Free

October 13th, 2018


(#261) The first rule of great training is to "do no harm." Train safe has been my unbreakable first rule for strength training and I've personally …

Danny Sawaya - The Epic Journey To Open A 12,000 Square Foot Strength Gym

October 6th, 2018


(#260) Danny Sawaya joins the show this week.

Danny is the Founder and owner of Tucson Strength and Tucson Barbell Club in Tucson, Arizona.

He is a Strong First Team Leader, Certified Strength and Conditioning …

Jeff Pelizzaro - How To Get Fit And Strong For Better Golf Performance

September 29th, 2018


(#259) Jeff Pelizzaro is this week's featured guest.

Jeff is a licensed physical therapist, golf fitness professional, and authored the #1 Amazon …

Tim Anderson - Next Level Performance

September 21st, 2018


(#258) Tim Anderson, multi-book author and co-creator of Original Strength, returns to the podcast this week.

In this week's session, we discuss …

Sue Falsone - Bridging The Gap From Rehab To Performance

September 12th, 2018


(#257) Sue Falsone, author and performance training expert, joins the podcast this week for an in-depth discussion about her latest work.

Sue Falsone is the Founder of Structure and Function Education and Falsone …

Dr. Ryan DeBell - Think Different About Human Movement

September 7th, 2018


(#256) Dr. Ryan DeBell, founder of The Movement Fix, joins the podcast this week for a fantastic discussion about human movement.

Dr. DeBell is a chiropractor, seminar leader, writer, and creator of The Movement Fix. …

How To Bulletproof Your Shoulders

August 31st, 2018


(#255) What are the best exercises for strong, powerful, healthy shoulders?

In this session, I'll discuss 7 proven exercises to keep your shoulders …

Shoddy Science? Benefits Of The Overhead Press

August 23rd, 2018


(#254) Does the latest research shed new light on the overhead press? Or is this shoddy science that leaves little practical application?

In this episode, I'll discuss some of the latest kettlebell science. …

PJ Nestler - Breathe Better, Recover Faster, And Optimize Health With XPT

August 16th, 2018


(#253) PJ Nestler returns to the podcast this week to discuss his role as Director of Performance with XPT. This session is not only cutting-edge, …

Differences Between Muscle Building And True Strength Training

August 10th, 2018


(#252) What's the difference between training for maximum muscular development and true strength training? Yes, this is often misunderstood.

Thanks …

Strength Training Over 40 (10 Key Tactics And Considerations)

August 4th, 2018


(#251) Strength training over 40 is our big topic this week on the podcast.

In this week's episode, we'll explore 10 ideas that are important considerations for the "over 40" strength training enthusiast. I'll discuss …

5 Common Kettlebell Training Questions (Q & A Episode)

July 27th, 2018


(#250) In this session, I'll answer some common kettlebell training questions.

It's been a while since I've done a listener Q & A session, so here's some detailed answers to some great questions I've received …

How To Make Training Easy And Effortless (Part II)

July 18th, 2018


(#249) Here's part II of the "pillar" content series. If you haven't heard part I, please go back and listen to episode 248 before listening to this …

How To Make Training Easy And Effortless (Part I)

July 12th, 2018


(#248) Let's call this a "pillar episode" here on the podcast as we dive into the psychology of your training. This is part 1 of a 2-part podcast …

The Future Of The Podcast (And More)

July 4th, 2018


(#247) After a 2 month hiatus from the podcast, this week's episode covers the latest happenings and explains why the layoff.

Most importantly, I'll tell you about the future of the podcast.

Please be sure to take a …

Sometimes You Have Take A Step Back To Move Forward

May 6th, 2018


(#246) In this short episode, I'll tell you why it's a good idea to take a step back when you want to move forward with something.

That's exactly what I'm doing with the podcast right now.

I'll tell you the 4 reasons

Jason Pak – Creating A Better Experience In The Fitness Industry

April 19th, 2018


(#245) Fitness professional Jason Pak joins the show this week to discuss his no-nonsense approach to helping people achieve their fitness goals. Jason and his wife Lauren opened Achieve Fitness Boston in 2012 after …

Katie Gould – What It Takes To Own A Successful Gym Business

April 11th, 2018


(#244) Katie Gould is a highly successful gym owner in Philadelphia. She’s the founder of KGStrong, which was recently voted the “Best of Philly” and …

How To Overcome Low Back Pain (The Pain-Performance Matrix)

March 29th, 2018


(#243) How do you return to training following an injury? In this week’s episode, I’ll share the exact framework and mindset I use to get back to …

Dominic Matteo – How To Achieve “Real World” Body Transformation

March 20th, 2018


(#242) Dominic Matteo is our guest this week. In this week’s session, Dominic openly shares his own story of transformation and struggles in overcoming obesity. Dominic is now a top coach at Precision Nutrition. Once …

Aaron Jannetti – Strength, Self Defense, And Survival (Our Role In The Age of Mass Violence)

March 13th, 2018


(#241) Aaron Jannetti is our gracious guest this week on the podcast and we cover an important (and uncomfortable) topic. Aaron is the author of the …

Dr. Tim Brown And Josh Trent – Breath, Posture, And Intentional Movement

March 5th, 2018


(#240) Josh Trent and Dr. Tim Brown join the show this week to discuss breath, posture and intentional movement. Dr. Tim Brown is the Founder of …

Ben Pakulski – The Mind-Muscle Connection

February 26th, 2018


(#239) Ben Pakulski is the featured guest this week and he shares great perspective on his unconventional approach to muscle building. This is …

True Strength When The Unthinkable Happens

February 20th, 2018


(#238) What is true strength? What is the unthinkable? I’ll give some context in regards to this past week’s tragic events. I had 3 choices for this week’s episode. I chose the hardest one. Sit down with me for a cup of …

The Philly Special (Life Lessons From Championship Football)

February 12th, 2018


(#237) This week, I’ll bring you something very different, something I’ve never done before. Motivational? Inspirational? Maybe. Many life lessons can be learned from sports. I believe that. It’s hard to explain why …

Kettlebell Science Meets Sports Nutrition

February 5th, 2018


(#236) In this week’s episode, I’ll discuss one of BEST fitness and performance conferences you should consider attending this year. Kettlebell …

How Common Are Injuries In Strength Training?

January 18th, 2018


(#235) How common are strength training related injuries? Specifically, how common are injuries in strength sports such as powerlifting, Olympic Weightlifting, and bodybuilding as compared to other sports? We’ll take a …

Dr. Mitch Babcock – A New Model For Physical Therapy And Strength Training

January 11th, 2018


(#234) Dr. Mitch Babcock joins the podcast this week for a great conversation about how he combines his background as a strength athlete, physical therapist and strength coach in an innovative approach to maximizing …

The 5 Best Fitness Books Of The Year (2017 Edition)

December 30th, 2017


(#233) Here’s my 6th annual post that I do each year as I reflect back on the best “fitness” books I’ve read during the last 12 months. My criteria …

Jerzy Gregorek – A World-Class Approach To Being Happy, Healthy, And Strong

December 20th, 2017


(#232) Jerzy Gregorek is this week’s amazing guest. Let me tell you, this is an episode you don’t want to miss. Jerzy is the creator of the Happy Body program. He’s an author, poet, weightlifter and I am extremely …

My #1 Book Recommendation (And Why)

December 13th, 2017


(#231) One of my favorite questions to ask every guest on the show is “what’s the #1 book that you recommend the most to others?” In this week’s session, I’ll give you my answer to that question and I’ll tell you why …

Jim Kielbaso – A Rationale Approach To Understanding Youth Athletics And Fitness

December 6th, 2017


(#230) Jim Kielbaso, a top strength and conditioning coach and president and CEO of the IYCA, joins the podcast this week for an incredible interview. If you’re a parent or a coach – this is an episode you have to …

Pat Flynn – Discover The Benefits Of Training Like A Generalist

November 29th, 2017


(#229) Pat Flynn returns to the show this week to discuss his unique and minimalistic approach to training and life. Pat is the author of Paleo Workouts for Dummies and he’s the creator of And, …

Jon Engum – How To Become Flexible Steel

November 22nd, 2017


(#228) Jon Engum, Martial Arts Expert and Master SFG Strong First Instructor, is this week’s featured guest. This is the first time Jon has been a guest on the show and I’m very excited to have him share his incredible …

Anthony Renna – Behind The Scenes With The Strength Coach Podcast

November 15th, 2017


(#227) Anthony Renna, fitness professional and longtime fellow podcaster, joins the show this week for a fantastic and entertaining chat about his experiences in podcasting. For the last 10 years, Anthony has been the …

Dr. Fergus Connolly – The Art Of Sports Science

November 8th, 2017


(#226) Dr. Fergus Connolly, author of the revolutionary book Game Changer, joins the podcast this week for an incredible chat session. If you haven’t …

How Strong Do You Really Need To Be?

November 1st, 2017


(#225) How strong do you really need to be? How strong is strong enough? I believe this question is NOT discussed enough and it’s often misunderstood. In this week’s session, I’ll answer this question and provide …

Dr. Stuart McGill And Brian Carroll – The Gift Of Injury

October 25th, 2017


(#224) Dr. Stuart McGill and Brian Carroll return to the podcast this week to share their story about the “Gift of Injury.” The NEW book, co-written …

Anton Jefferson – Finding Passion And Performance With Weightlifting

October 18th, 2017


(#223) Anton Jefferson (Weightlifter, Coach and Entrepreneur) joins the podcast this week for episode #223 to share his passion for Olympic …

What’s The Most Valuable Exercise?

October 11th, 2017


(#222) How would you answer this important question? What’s the most “valuable” exercise for the human body? What exercise could enhance everything …

Steven Low – Overcoming Gravity, A Comprehensive Approach To Bodyweight Strength Training

October 4th, 2017


(#221) Steven Low is the author of one of the most amazing and comprehensive books on Gymnastics and Bodyweight strength training I’ve ever seen. He joins the show this week to discuss his approach and key learnings as …

Donnie Thompson – Body Tempering, The Secret To Strength Preparation

September 27th, 2017


(#220) Donnie Thompson joins the podcast this week to discuss the topics of Body Tempering, Fatbells, Kettlebells, and much more. He’ll share …

Reclaiming Focus After Chaos

September 20th, 2017


(#219) Well, I’m excited to finally get back to the show this week. In this episode, I’ll explain why the long hiatus and share a simple formula I’m …

Just Breathe! 4 Techniques To Improve Physical Performance

July 26th, 2017


(#218) This week I discuss one of the most important topics in strength and performance training – breath control. I’ll discuss the critical …

Brian Mackenzie And Dr. Andy Galpin – Unplugged, Evolve From Technology To Upgrade Your Fitness

July 12th, 2017


(#217) Brian Mackenzie and Dr. Andy Galpin join the show this week to discuss their amazing new book Unplugged: Evolve From Technology To Upgrade …

Danny And Al Kavadlo – A New System To Get Strong With Calisthenics

July 5th, 2017


(#216) Renowned calisthenics experts, Danny and Al Kavadlo, join the show this week to discuss their new calisthenics training system – “Get Strong.” In this week’s session, we’ll take a “deep dive” into the area of …

Phil Sabatini – How To Experience The Greatness Of Weightlifting

June 28th, 2017


(#215) Phil Sabatini, head coach of The Barbell Syndicate and Olympic Weightlifting National Champion, joins the show this week to discuss his approach and key learnings as an athlete and coach. Phil shared a variety of …

Dr. Kathy Dooley – Anatomy Rules, The Immaculate Dissection

June 21st, 2017


(#214) Dr. Kathy Dooley joins the show this week to discuss a critically important topic in human performance – the understanding of functional …

PJ Nestler – Principles Of Training Today’s Athlete

June 14th, 2017


(#213) Coach PJ Nestler joins the show this week to discuss an assortment of fantastic training topics and share his unique experiences as a …

Brett Bartholomew – Conscious Coaching, The Art And Science Of Building Buy-In

June 7th, 2017


(#212) Top Strength Coach and Author, Brett Bartholomew, joins the podcast this week for an amazing interview discussing his breakthrough book – …

Fabio Zonin And Paolo Evangelista – The Biomechanics Of Powerlifting

May 31st, 2017


(#211) In a very unique English-Italian interview, Fabio Zonin and Paolo Evangelista, join me this week to discuss what’s been called “the best …

The New Chapter In Strength Training

May 24th, 2017


(#210) In this session, I’ll give you an important update about the NEW vision and mission here on Rdella Training – and tell you a little about what to expect in the week’s ahead on the podcast. This is an important …

One of The Most Resilient Exercises (That Most People Never Do)

May 10th, 2017


(#209) This week, I’ll tell you all about an important and high value exercise that, surprisingly, most people never do. You’ll hear about why I think this exercise is so valuable and how it can be a major contributor …

Strength (Book) Club – 3 Must Read Strength And Performance Books

May 3rd, 2017


(#208) Welcome to “strength club.” In this week’s show, I take time out to review 3 recent strength and performance books I’ve read that can truly …

Dr. Quinn Henoch – Weightlifting Movement Assessment And Optimization

April 26th, 2017


(#207) Dr. Quinn Henoch, Doctor of Physical Therapy and Author of the NEW book Weightlifting Movement Assessment And Optimization, returns to the podcast this week to share amazing content and tell us about all about …

Robb Wolf – Deconstructing Why We’re Wired To Eat

April 19th, 2017


(#206) Robb Wolf, NY Times Best-Selling Author of The Paleo Solution and International Health Expert, joins the podcast this week. Robb is brilliant …

Brian Carroll – A Philosophy On Lifting Big With 10/20/Life

April 12th, 2017


(#205) Brian Carroll, elite level powerlifter and author of the great book 10/20/Life, joins the podcast this week to discuss how he overcame a major …

Max Aita – What We Can Learn From The Bulgarian Method

April 3rd, 2017


(#204) Max Aita, Head Coach at Juggernaut Training Systems, joins the show to discuss his key learnings from his personal experiences with legendary …

Dr. Aaron Horschig – The Squat Bible, How To Master The Squat

March 29th, 2017


(#203) Dr. Aaron Horschig, author of the new book “The Squat Bible,” is the featured guest this week discussing the most debated movement on the planet – the squat. Aaron is a physical therapist, strength coach, …

How To Get Started With Olympic Weightlifting

March 22nd, 2017


(#202) In this session, I’ll share a simple 4 step “framework” for getting started with Olympic Weightlifting. This valuable framework can also apply to any new skill you want to develop. I’ll share my story of struggle …

Dr. Jonathon Sullivan – The Barbell Prescription

March 15th, 2017


(#201) Dr. Jonathon Sullivan, co-author of the ground-breaking and important new book, The Barbell Prescription, joins the podcast this week for a …

Celebrating 200 Episodes – Selected “Sound Bites” From 200 Podcasts

March 8th, 2017


(#200) We celebrate 200 episodes of The Rdella Training Podcast! In this milestone session, I wanted to take some time to thank everyone for tuning in to the RT podcast and also talk about all the work that goes on …

Juliet Starrett – The High Performance Life Of A CEO, Mom, And Athlete

March 1st, 2017


(#199) Juliet Starrett returns to the podcast to discuss her high performance lifestyle and how she balances life as a CEO, athlete, wife and mother …

Katy Bowman – Movement Matters, The Science Of Better Movement

February 22nd, 2017


(#198) Katy Bowman is this week’s amazing guest. Katy is a bestselling author, biomechanist, movement scientist, writer, and creator of Nutritious …

Dr. Craig Marker – What It Means To Build The Anti-Fragile Self

February 15th, 2017


(#197) Dr. Craig Marker is this week’s guest in a great interview session. We discuss his approach to building strength, with specific programming concepts and training applications. This session is literally jam-packed …

Scott Keneally – Rise Of The Sufferfests

February 8th, 2017


(#196) Scott Keneally is an investigative journalist and is the writer/director of the incredible documentary “Rise of the Sufferfests.” Scott’s documentary reveals the international growth and obsession behind the …

Why You Need Explosive Strength

February 1st, 2017


(#195) In this short episode, I’ll share my thoughts on why explosive strength is not only important for the athlete, but for all of us. It could be …

Dr. Theresa Larson – A Warrior’s Story And Approach To Performance

January 22nd, 2017


(#194) Dr. Theresa Larson is this week’s featured guest. She has an amazing story and a fantastic approach to training and performance. You’ll learn all about it in this week’s show. Dr. Theresa Larson received her …

Stephanie Ring – How To Use Yoga For The Strength Athlete

January 18th, 2017


(#193) Stephanie Ring is the founder of Endure Yoga, a multi-sport athlete and the creator of Yoga For Strength. She’s the first “yoga expert” to be …

Scott Carney – What Doesn’t Kill Us: How Freezing Water, Extreme Altitude, and Environmental Conditioning Will Renew Our Lost Evolutionary Strength

January 10th, 2017


(#192) Scott Carney is an award-winning investigative journalist, anthropologist and multi-book author. WARNING: This is one of the most …

Adam Wolf – A Bold, New Perspective In Understanding Human Movement

January 4th, 2017


(#191) Adam Wolf (PT, LMT, FAFS) is this week’s featured guest discussing his revolutionary approach to human movement. Adam is a licensed physical …

2 Breakthrough Things You Can Do For An Amazing Year

December 28th, 2016


(#190) In the final episode of 2016, I wanted to share the 2 big things I’m doing right now that will set the stage for an amazing year ahead. These are 2 simple things you can do to have a major impact in the …

The 3 Most Important Training Questions (We Need To Always Ask Ourselves)

December 21st, 2016


(#189) Here’s 3 important questions we should constantly be asking ourselves – about our training. These are simple questions, but simple is not …

Aaron Alexander – How To Align Yourself Through Better Movement

December 14th, 2016


(#188) Aaron Alexander is the featured guest this week on the show. This session is “unconventional” and fast-paced as we cover some great topics and practical applications. Aaron is the creator of Align Therapy and a …

Joe De Sena – The Return Of The Spartan

December 7th, 2016


(#187) Joe De Sena returns to the show this week in “The Return of The Spartan.” Joe’s a great man and is now a 3-time guest on the podcast. He’s the …

The Revolution Strong Summit

November 6th, 2016


(#186) I’ve got a HUGE announcement in episode 186 – not to mention it’s a cool episode to listen to… Learn about the project I’ve been immersed in …

3 Secrets From The National Congress Of Strength In Italy

November 2nd, 2016


(#185) In this week’s session, I’ll give you a brief recap of the 4th National Congress of Strength in Italy. The congress was amazing and I’ll tell you about in this week’s show. And, I’ll share 3 key takeaways – the 3 …

Behind The Scenes (And Current Events)

October 11th, 2016


(#184) I want to keep you in the loop, so in this week’s short episode, I’ll share the latest happenings and what’s going on behind the scenes at There’s a lot of exciting things going on right now, …

The Return (Plus The 5 Things That Will Destroy Your Training)

September 28th, 2016


(#183) I’m back!!! After a short sabbatical, this episode kicks off the RETURN of The Rdella Training Podcast. I’m very excited to get the show …

A BIG Announcement (And Listener Q & A)

July 20th, 2016


(#182) In this session, I answer some GREAT listener questions about programming, progressions, kettlebells, and even supplementation. In addition, I also have a BIG announcement that you’ll want to hear about as a …

Hayden Bowe & Stefi Cohen – The Hybrid Performance Method

July 13th, 2016


(#181) Strength Athletes, Hayden Bowe and Stefi Cohen, join the podcast this week in phenomenal “live in-person” interview session. In this session, I sat down with them “LIVE” in South Florida to do this amazing …

Dr. Stacy Sims – How To Match Food And Fitness To Your Physiology

July 6th, 2016


(#180) Dr. Stacy Sims joins the show this week to discuss the unique topic of gender differences in training and nutrition. Stacy Sims is an …

5 Major Takeaways From The Perform Better Summit

June 29th, 2016


(#179) In this week’s show, I’ll share with you 5 of my biggest takeaways from the recent Perform Better Summit. The Perform Better Summit is a fantastic 3 day “live” event with some of the best names and authorities in …

The Ultimate Shoulder Mobility Tool

June 12th, 2016


(#178) In this solo episode, I’ll discuss one of the best shoulder mobility tools I’ve come across – and it’s NOT a kettlebell! This amazing device …

Josh Trent – A Driving Force For Wellness

June 8th, 2016


(#177) Josh Trent joins the podcast this week. This is a unique interview, packed with value and useful information. Josh is a wellness consultant, …

(IS 06) Find Your Why With Jean-Francois Salvadori

June 3rd, 2016


(Interrogation Session #6) The final interview in this interrogation series features an awesome session with Jean-Francois Salvadori. Jean-Francois is a forty-something father of two, athlete, and busy professional who …

Steph Gaudreau – Valuable Life Lessons In Strength And Health

June 1st, 2016


(#176) Steph Gaudreau joins the podcast this week for one of the most dynamic interviews I’ve had on the show. This is a fun, free-flowing, and …

(IS 05) The Obvious Advice (For Getting Great Results) With Caine Folkes-Miller

May 28th, 2016


(Interrogation Session #5) Next up in the interrogation series is a fantastic new interview with Caine Folkes-Miller. Caine is a 42-year-old …

David Joyce – High Performance Training And Injury Prevention

May 25th, 2016


(#175) David Joyce, a world-leading expert in athletic performance and injury prevention, joins the show this week to discuss his approach to peak performance and preventing injury. David is the head of athletic …

(IS 04) Leaving Corporate America To Pursue A Passion For Fitness With Jessica Aspiras

May 20th, 2016


(Interrogation Session #4) The next installment of the interrogation series features Jessica Aspiras. After a very successful job in corporate …

Charlie “The Spaniard” Brenneman – Driven: A Fighter’s Journey From Classroom To Cage

May 18th, 2016


(#174) Charlie “The Spaniard” Brenneman, is today’s guest on the podcast and he’s here to share his transformational life story, from classroom to cage. This is a fun and informative interview that I know you’re going …

(IS 03) Fitness Internships And How To Always Get Better With Justin Grinnell

May 13th, 2016


(Interrogation Session #3) The 3rd installment of the interrogation series features fitness professional and coach, Justin Grinnell. Justin Grinnell is a strength coach, personal trainer, nutrition enthusiast, training …

Dr. Eric Goodman – True To Form With Foundation Training

May 11th, 2016


(#173) Dr. Eric Goodman joins the show today to talk about optimizing movement patterns, so you can build a solid foundation for strength and overall …

(IS 02) Strength Training And Well-being As We Age With Jim Hatcher

May 6th, 2016


(Interrogation Session #2) The next short interview in the interrogation series features Jim Hatcher.  Jim has an amazing story and mission, not only …

Dr. Zach Long – Strength And Performance Meets Physical Therapy

May 4th, 2016


(#172) Dr. Zach Long, Founder of The Barbell Physio, is this week’s guest on the podcast. He joins the show to talk about strength and performance as it relates to his approach as a physical therapist. Zach is a Doctor …

(IS 01) A Passion For Training With “Kat” Tabakova

April 29th, 2016


(Interrogation Series #1) This is the first interview of the Interrogation Series on The Rdella Training Podcast. The Interrogation Series features “real world” stories and lessons from amazing people of the Rdella …

Greg Nuckols – A Masterclass In The Squat

April 27th, 2016


(#171) Greg Nuckols, Founder of Strengtheory, joins me on the podcast this week to talk all about squatting – and so much more. Greg is a strength …

Dr. Kelly Starrett – How To Free Yourself From Being Deskbound

April 20th, 2016


(#170) Dr. Kelly Starrett returns this week as a 4-time guest on the podcast to talk about a critical topic for enhancing your health and living a better life. Kelly Starrett is a movement teacher, strength coach, …

Steve Kamb – The Hero’s Journey To A Great Life

April 13th, 2016


(#169) Steve Kamb, author of Level Up Your Life and the Founder of Nerd Fitness, joins the podcast this week. For the past 5 years, Steve Kamb has transformed himself from wannabe daydreamer into a real life superhero …

Shawn Stevenson – The Most Underrated Habit For Health And Performance

April 6th, 2016


(#168) Shawn Stevenson returns to the podcast this week for one of THE MOST AMAZING interviews on the show to date! I’m extremely pumped and excited to have him back on the show for a second round. If you missed our …

Craig Ballantyne – How To Design Your Perfect Day

March 30th, 2016


(#167) Craig Ballantyne is a HUGE success in the fitness industry and beyond. This week I’m really excited to share this interview with Craig who shares incredible value during this episode. I can’t wait for you to dive …

Danny Kavadlo – Fitness Minimalism With Calisthenics

March 23rd, 2016


(#166) Danny Kavadlo is this week’s guest on the podcast and this interview is not only insightful, but inspiring. Danny has made his mark in the …

Fabio Zonin – Why Strength Training Principles Are Universal

March 15th, 2016


(#165) Fabio Zonin is this week’s featured guest on the podcast and the amount of quality information that he shares during this interview blew me away! Fabio is a Master SFG, SFB, and SFL. He is a former powerlifter, …

Chris Duffin – Strength Training Is Practice For Life

March 9th, 2016


(#164) Chris Duffin, world renowned powerlifter and coach, is this week’s featured guest on the podcast. Chris is an elite level powerlifter, coach, inventor, owner of Elite Performance Center, and founder of …

Hot Topics In Kettlebells, Strength, And Programming

March 2nd, 2016


(#163) In this week’s show, I answer some fantastic reader and listener questions about training and performance. You’re guaranteed to learn something new in this week’s episode where I’ll chat about some “hot topics” …

Greg Everett – Olympic Weightlifting, A Complete Guide

February 24th, 2016


(#162) Greg Everett, Olympic weightlifting coach and multi-book author, is today’s featured guest on the podcast. Greg Everett is a national-level …

Dr. Stuart McGill – How To Achieve Optimal Back Health

February 17th, 2016


(#161) Dr. Stuart McGill, Professor of Spine Biomechanics, is a return guest on the show and this week’s featured expert. Dr. McGill is a world-renowned lecturer and expert in spine function, injury prevention, and …

Dr. Charlie Weingroff – Moving Beyond Training Equals Rehab

February 10th, 2016


(#160) Charlie Weingroff, strength coach and renowned physical therapist, returns to the podcast this week. Charlie is a Doctor of Physical Therapy, a Certified Athletic Trainer, a Certified Strength and Conditioning …

Frank McKinney – Life Success Secrets To Make It Big

February 3rd, 2016


(#159) Frank McKinney is the first guest to be interviewed “live-in-person” on the podcast in an amazing and powerful episode. Frank is a Mega-Real …

Training Resources From My Personal Library

January 27th, 2016


(#158) In this week’s episode, I’ll share some of the training and performance resources that I have in my own personal library. Whether you’re a fitness enthusiast or strength athlete looking to enhance your training …

Georgie Fear – The Science Behind Habit Based Nutrition

January 20th, 2016


(#157) Georgie Fear, registered dietitian, professional nutrition coach, and author of Lean Habits, is the featured guest this week on the podcast. This is an intensive interview discussing Georgie’s passion and …

John Welbourn – How An Ex-NFL Player Approaches Strength And Performance

January 13th, 2016


(#156) John Welbourn, former NFL player with the Philadelphia Eagles, CEO of PowerAthlete, and mastermind of CrossFit Football, joins me this week on the podcast. John is a no-nonsense guy with a ton of experience in …

Rob Dionne – The Fat Loss Debate (13 Proven Strategies)

January 6th, 2016


(#155) Rob Dionne is this week’s featured podcast guest. Rob is a former actor-turned personal trainer, fitness professional, and podcaster. He’s fitness enthusiast who practices what he preaches and we had an amazing …

Resolutions Don’t Work – Do This Instead

January 1st, 2016


(#154) A “special edition” episode of the podcast. A short episode, but a powerful concept. New Year’s resolutions don’t work. I’ve found something …

Marisa Inda – Muscle Moves Weight

December 30th, 2015


(#153) Marisa Inda is this week’s guest on the RT podcast. Marisa is top level competitive powerlifter, former gymnast, former competitive bodybuilder, and mother of two. She’s had amazing success as an athlete and …

Introduction To Strength Stacking

December 23rd, 2015


(#152) In this week’s show I wanted to give a few important updates about the release of my NEW book – The Edge of Strength. It’s been a bit hectic since the release of the book, so I wanted to share some key updates …

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