Gym Laird #08 | Working in vs. working out

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In this episode of the Gym Laird Show, Jim shares a short rant. Some of the topics covered are:

– Float tank & permit issues with owning a gym
– Working in vs. working out
– How does not having a gallbaldder affect fat loss?
– Women and overtraining
– Why people need to make sure they rest adequately to reach physique goals
– What are the benefits of restorative yoga?
– Like a car, your body needs regular maintenance
– Why your attitute and support system are imporatnt to reach your health and performance goals
– Why the fitness industry is messing people up by using exercise to fix a lifestyle problem


Jim Laird has been working as a Strength and Conditioning Coach helping clients achieve their goals since 1997. He has 4 years of Division One coaching experience and over a decade of working with clients in the private sector. He has worked with everyone from housewives who just want to look good and feel good, to professional athletes in the NFL, LPGA, and MLB; his most notable client being Scott Downs who is currently with the Chicago White Sox and is going on his 13th year in the MLB. Jim has helped dozens of young athletes achieve athletic scholarships to Division 1 schools and also trains a team of female Powerlifters. As an elite level Powerlifter, Jim pushed his body to the limit for years, and now understands the difference between working out to be healthy, and working out to achieve a high level performance goal, and he want to help others do the same. Learn more about Jim on his blog:

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