Episode 9: Mark Bell & Silent Mike on The Way of the Powerlifter

The Bodybuilding.com Podcast show

Summary: The world's strongest coach, Mark Bell, discusses powerlifting, CrossFit, and his vague recollections of his first meet. If you know these guys from their YouTube channel or podcast, Mark Bell's PowerCast, you know that nothing is off limits. Highlights: - How "Silent Mike" became silent - The story of Mark Bell's first meet… or what he remembers of it - What makes powerlifting more approachable than Olympic lifting, CrossFit, or bodybuilding - Why we're all bodybuilders deep down - How competition gets your priorities in line - The most important things to know before your first meet - The percentages you should nail before your first meet - Why Mike prefers 3RMs to 1RMs - Why Mark has embraced CrossFit and trained CrossFit athletes - Do online haters impact strong people? - The most important contributions of CrossFit to the larger strength training community - How to squat right: Watch more videos, use less weight - Is this the golden age of strong women? - In defense of "cookie cutter" training - How to set your strength-building expectations - Powerlifting is "boring as shit"--and that's a good thing Be sure to follow us on social media for daily fitness updates! Twitter | https://twitter.com/bodybuildingcom Facebook | https://www.facebook.com/Bodybuildingcom Snapchat | https://www.snapchat.com/add/bodybuildingcom Instagram | https://www.instagram.com/bodybuildingcom/ Pinterest | https://www.pinterest.com/Bodybuildingcom/ YouTube | https://www.youtube.com/user/bodybuildingcomvideo Google+ | https://plus.google.com/+bodybuildingcom Spotify | http://spoti.fi/1NRebm0 Mobile Apps | http://bbcom.me/2d7tixc Bodybuilding.com | http://www.bodybuilding.com/podcast