In this episode the TNT crew talk about the reality of progression. Topics discussed include why coaches/trainers need to understand their clients journey, stalls and plateaus, understanding your “why”, some parts of Sal’s journey he remembers pushing through when it seemed he had such a long way to go, and a lot of practical action steps everyone can use to help them get to their goal without coming up short. Also in this episode is the announcement of the very first winner of the TNT podcast review/share contest- enjoy!
In this episode the TNT crew, along with Cliff Wilson, break down a question from a listener on how to grow a successful podcast. We go back in time to the Summer of 2015 to a closed door meeting between John and Sal and how that would lead to the podcast we have today. There are tons of valuable points discussed for anyone looking to start a podcast, but also mixed in are hilarious spots from the crews favorite episodes and moments, to stuff that didnt make the show (Sal’s favorite “black box”), to Cliff having to come to the studio 3x just for one episode, and more. Enjoy!!!
In this episode Sal and John announce a huge contest where they will give away 1st Phorm packages every week to listeners who leave reviews on i-Tunes, share the podcast on social and tag John (@team_gorman) and also one Grand Prize Winner who will get flown out to train, eat, see 1st Phorm HQ and be on the TNT Podcast. On the podcast today Cliff Wilson joins the crew to answers all your questions sent in from IG. Topics covered include holding onto muscle while running a half marathon, what macro is best to eat if you have to miss meals and get behind schedule, losing weight then falling off the wagon and where to start calorie wise to get things rolling again, blood flow restriction training (BFR), each of our favorite learning moments as coaches when we realized we may not be doing something as well as it could be done, and whether someone should take in Ignition/dextrose post workout on keto. Enjoy!!!
In this episode IFBB Pro Laurin Conlin joins the TNT crew to help answer questions sent in from the listeners that cover how to know if someone is already too low calorie to start a diet, carbs/fats for a type 1 diabetic, doing HIIT away from the workout and what PWO meal should look like, our 1 daily tool for success we each use, how to know if a protein powder is garbage or not, and Sal answers a question about taking 3 kids under 18 months old to the mall on a Saturday during the holiday shopping season- you dont wanna miss this!
In this episode the TNT crew go back to 2015 and talk about the VERY first Summer Smash! Topics discussed include Rob and Dana Lynn Bailey and the 1st Phorm Athletes as guests, the infamous White Castle burger eating contest on stage, fireworks, beer, and creating a movement. Enjoy!!!
In this episode the TNT crew answer questions covering applying for a job in the fitness industry, intermittent fasting and “anabolic” fasting, bro-science vs. research science, and how to deal with people around you who are giving you a hard time for sticking to a nutrition and training regiment. Enjoy!
In this episode the crew answers a question from the listeners covering NEAT (Non Exercise Activity Thermogenesis), what it is, why it’s important, how it changes with dieting and offseason, and why you should understand it. Enjoy!
We have ALL experienced burnout in the fitness industry. Sit down with the TNT crew as they break it down talking about how to deal with it and what to do when it happens so you can overcome it.
In this highly requested episode John sits down with 1st Phorm V.P Sal Frisella and finds out all the details about the early days of getting 1st Phorm off the ground as the very first employee- from humble beginnings, competition, his first road trips, nervous and selling, failing, succeeding, the point they knew they all had something BIG, crazy ideas that never happened, important moments and people he has met, some inside stories never before heard (why is Sal’s name in Brian Teach’s phone “Sal Hammer Time”?) and a ton more I know you will LOVE every minute of this. Enjoy!
In this episode (50th!!!!) the crew answer questions from the listener’s covering how to approach clients who cheat on the diet, whether you need BCAA’s or not if you drink whey protein right before training, which kind of HIIT to start with, and whether crossfit is better for fat loss than traditional training. ENJOY!