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The Doctor of Growing Glutes with the Glute Guy Dr. Brett Contreras – The Barbell Life

Fitness Instructor who is known for sharing workout related content to his Instagram and for his over 360,000 followers. He is a published author and lecturer known for focusing on the importance of workout techniques related to glutes. He is also the owner of company and brand The Glute Lab.

He earned his PhD in Sports Sciences and is CSCS certified. He earned recognition in the fitness world for being the inventor of The Hip Thruster gym kit. He was then featured in multiple press outlets including Men’s Health, Men’s Fitness, and FLEX.

In this episode of Barbell Shrugged the crew digs into coaching CrossFit games athletes, the journey of a professional CrossFit Coach, and managing business, life, fatherhood, and fitness.

Minute Breakdown:

0-10 – Speaking bro and not getting hung up in the PHD to connect with people

11-20 – Eliminating ego and always learning

21-30 – Why strength and conditioning needs to be lead by researchers and science

31-40 – The value of motor recruitment and soreness

41 -50 – Genetic coding and muscle type

51 -60 – Specificity in training for sport

Bret Contreras on Instagram

Pre-Order Bret’s new book “The Glute Lab”

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Anders Varner

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