Gym Laird #31 | Quitting Marathons and Starting Powerlifting

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In today’s podcast, Jim answers the following questions:

How can I get my wife to stop running marathons?

I’m a beginner, how can I start powerlifting?

Podcasts and articles mentioned in this podcast:

1. Jim Laird on the evolution of a powerlifter
2. You can’t serve two masters
3. Breathing, anterior pelvic tilt, and voodoo witchcraft
4. Why women should not run


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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