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#22 - Jared Fleming On The Mindset Of A Record-Breaker, Programming Your Training & Overcoming Injuries With Rehab

Jared has been competing in olympic weightlifting for 12 years and has trained under some of America's best weightlifting coaches, including Kyle Pierce, Zygmund Smalcerz, Glenn Pendlay, Don McCauley and Dave Fleming. He has broken weightlifting records and is also currently the head weightlifting coach for The Outlaw Way and a member of Team MDUSA.

In the first of this two-part episode, Jared shares about the ups and downs of coaching, training, and a little more on the injuries he’s had to work through so far. The details get very interesting as our crew gets deeper into the conversation and what Jared has done specifically in his rehab time. Finally he shares about European weightlifting in contrast to American weightlifting and what the difference is before we wrap up with the Good, Bad, and the Science.

You’re bound to pick up a couple of choice insights on how you can program your training in this one. Enjoy the episode guys!

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Show Notes:

  • Jared shares briefly about his road trip around the USA. [02:40]
  • Since you’ve been injured, have you enjoyed the coaching side of weightlifting? [05:15]
  • How did being a weightlifter start for you? [06:10]
  • How was your training as a teenager with your father? [08:30]
  • When did you get into national level competition, representing America? [11:40]
  • When did you get your first national champion? [16:25]
  • Glenn Pendlay’s back strengthening program, and specifics for Jared to rehab the injury. [20:15]
  • How much time and work did you actually put into rehab? [21:40]
  • How much of that prehab exercise in your training do you do now? [24:55]
  • The importance and benefit of stretching. [27:00] 
  • How did Jared cope through his injured period? [30:30]
  • What happened with Jared’s knee? [33:45]
  • Jared explains why Americans is far way behind than Europeans in weightlifting. [39:00] 
  • Interesting stories on anti-doping organization for athletes. [44:20]
  • Good, Bad and the Science [50:00]
  • Jared gives opinion to the issue of legalizing marijuana in America. [53:25]
  • Mind-blowing facts on the vast universe. [58:00]
  • Jared shares his insight on what human consciousness is. [1:04:50]

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Your weekly podcast exploring fitness, adventure and life. Hosted By Bill Kerr and Tommy Ahern, AdventureFit Radio focuses on bringing you interesting interviews from all realms of fitness, adventure and life in general.