HARD WORK

PERSONAL TRAINING TAKEN TO ANOTHER LEVEL

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In this week's Podcast #47, we are joined by one of Canada's top strength coaches, Michael Petrella.

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Michael is the owner and head trainer at STG Strength and Power.  To date Michael has opened and expanded through 5 facilities over the past 12 plus years. Michael is the current recipient of the coveted R.E.C. “Envy Award,” earned for his current training location, which is regarded by many as one of the finest and best equipped private gyms in the world. Michael works one-on-one with clients, who range from young teens to 70 and 80 year olds.

Michael holds several high-level certifications including being a MEDX /HIT/Arthur Jones certified personal trainer with the I.A.R.T. and a Certified Master Trainer with S.P.A.R.T.A.

Michael’s achievements include being recognized by the World Head of Family Sokeship Council for having the “Most Innovative Training Program” and being published in Fitness Science Annual and RescindX’s Strength from the Shadows magazine.

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Michael and his team at STG are known for working with competitive power lifters. They have trained two clients to WPC/AWPC World Championships in powerlifting and the powerlifting team has achieved over 50 world records that are recognized in 4 different powerlifting organizations – the WPC, RPS, 100% Raw, and IPA.

Michael Petrella practicing what he preaches.

Michael Petrella practicing what he preaches.

TAKU’s NOTE: Jesse and I were lucky enough to meet Michael Petrella and other members of the STG Team at the 2019 Resistance Exercise Conference in Minnesota. We are both looking forward to having the opportunity of visiting Michael and his team to explore all of the amazing machines, and strength training tools he has amassed at STG.

NO BULL STRENGTH & PERFORMANCE

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Strength Coach Erik McKay opened NO BULL Strength & Performance in 2010 knowing that most people do not strength train consistently for one or more of these reasons:

Inexperience

Intimidation

Fear of Injury

Available time

Lack of results with previous programs

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At NO BULL Strength and Performance, you are coached through every minute of every workout. Whether you are lifting one-on-one or taking classes, you will get a full workout in only 30-minutes. The workouts are short yet intense, but made for any motivated individual regardless of their current fitness level.

The intention is to provide clients with challenging workouts that allow them to reach their personal fitness goals safely and with less time spent training than they may have imagined.

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NO BULL Strength and Performance is not simply a workout studio or a gym. NO BULL is a commitment, a lifestyle, an attitude…a place of change, hard work and FUN. When you Commit to NO BULL in your LIFE, Erik commits to help provide EXACTLY that…from improved strength, nutrition, and mindset he cuts away the gimmicks and fads to bring you strictly NO BULL!!

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Coach McKay knows a great strength training program is vital to everyone’s health and fitness goals. It is the missing ingredient for most active people. Getting results from strength training requires these 3 things:

 Lifting weights consistently, 2+ times/week.

 Training hard, activating as much muscle as you can each session.

 Protect and Develop

TAKU's NOTE: Join us for podcast episode #44 as we speak with Coach Erik McKay about such topics as the benefits of Head and Neck training, Mindset training, exercise and brain function, the benefits of resistance training, and more.…