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Season 2 | Episode 6 - Bret Contreras, "The Bret Contreras Story & The Journey to Becoming THE "Glute Guy"

Industry Leader's Podcast from Clean Health Fitness Institute

This week in Episode 6, we speak to THE “Glute Guy” himself, Bret Contreras. Bret is a coach, entrepreneur and author with a PhD in Sports Science. He is a internationally renowned strength specialist - and is considered by many the world’s foremost expert on glute training (he even invented the hip thrust!) In this episode, you’ll learn: Bret’s approach to training clients – from initial consultation right through to programming for elite athletes His ‘secret sauce’ when it comes to training all things glutes How he scaled his PT business How he generates an income from his social media following What Bret has in store for 2021 and beyond, plus so much more! Ready to tune in? Let’s go! – FOLLOW THE PODCAST – Spotify: https://hubs.ly/H0KR87V0 YouTube: https://hubs.ly/H0KR8ll0Apple Podcasts: https://hubs.ly/H0KR87p0 Google Podcasts: https://hubs.ly/H0KR87t0 iHeart Radio: https://hubs.ly/H0KR87Z0 – CONNECT WITH US / LEARN MORE – Website: https://cleanhealth.edu.au/Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/cleanhealth…Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cleanhealthf…YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCC8jjq029JijQ22nUe6FyqQ 

1hr 31mins

24 Sep 2021

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25. Bret Contreras: Glute Training | Best Glute Exercises, Activation Tips, and Specialization Splits

Swole Radio

I had Bret Contreras on the Swole Radio Podcast to discuss glute training. Bret, aka the Glute Guy, is the original expert in glute hypertrophy. We talk about: 3:07 anatomy and function of the gluteus maximus, gluteus medius, and gluteus minimus 10:10 main exercise categories to include 15:33 favorite movements for each category 21:23 thrust vs. squat type movements 32:47 optimal frequency for glute training 36:15 best glute specialization splits 43:15 what if you can’t feel your glutes? 52:39 progression with band movements? 56:52 future studies on Bret’s wish list Check out work from Bret and the Glute Lab IG: @bretcontreras1 ------------------------------- Take your knowledge to the next level with the MASS Research Review: http://bit.ly/drswoleMASS (This is an affiliate link - I’ll receive a small commission when you use it) My e-books: https://askdrswole.com/ ------------------------------- Follow me on social media: YOUTUBE: www.youtube.com/c/AskDrSwole INSTAGRAM: http://instagram.com/dr_swole FACEBOOK GROUP: https://www.facebook.com/groups/drswole TIKTOK: https://www.tiktok.com/@dr_swole/ ------------------------------- About me: I'm a medical doctor and natural men’s physique athlete based in Vancouver, Canada. I seek to share science-based perspectives to help people lose fat and gain muscle. These will reflect the current expert consensus in the scientific bodybuilding community. I‘m lifetime drug-free and have been training since 2012.

1hr 8mins

29 Aug 2021

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V.B.TALKS with "Glute Guy" - Bret Contreras EPISODE #23

Avrora's Podcast

VEGAN BOOTY TALKS Episode #23with "Glute Guy" - Bret Contreras Inventor of barbell hip thrust, a trainer with more than 25 years experience Bret Contreras sharing here his true story to success and all the up/down on the way to be called "Glute Guy".What does Bret think about VEGAN BODYBUILDING? What are the best glute training programs?What is it like to be invested in fitness? All this and much more in this episode! Share, like, comments guys - let's spread the knowledge! Connect with BRET  PRESS HEREFollow BRET ON IG  PRESS HERECONNECT WITH Avrora  - PRESS HEREFollow Avroras journey: https://www.instagram.com/avroraprofit/Support MY Podcast absolutely FREE-shop on Amazon using this link: https://www.amazon.com/shop/avroraprofitAvrora's Signature Bands Program PRESS HEREAvrora ONLINE COACHING PRESS HERE"HOW TO GO VEGAN??!" EBOOK DOWNLOAD PRESS HEREFREE CONSULTATION (ASSESSMENT) with Avrora Pro-Fit BOOK HERE AVRORAS Youtube PRESS HEREThank you for listening! Share with your friends and leave a review! Mahalo!


13 Jul 2021

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Episode 148: Grow Your Glutes with Bret Contreras 

Team LoCoFit Round Table

In this episode, Laurin hosts a Q&A with Bret Contreras. Bret is affectionately known as the "glute guy" and was one of the first S&C experts and trainers to create a glute training niche. Laurin and Bret cover questions like how long will it take to grow your glutes, building a pancake into a round booty (yes, our most frequently asked question!), training programming and creating an hourglass shape.  Follow Bret on Instagram @bretcontreras1  Have a question for us? Submit it through this link. Your questions are completely anonymous!  Apply for coaching at www.teamlocofit.com Follow us on Instagram: @laurinconlin @ryanconleypsa @gilliansanfilippo @karinanoboa @sammyfitsleeves @teamlocofit


28 Apr 2021

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Episode 147: Hip Thrust 101 with Bret Contreras

Team LoCoFit Round Table

In this episode, Laurin interviews Bret Contreras about hip thrusts. Bret is affectionately known as the "glute guy" and was one of the first S&C experts and trainers to create a glute training niche. Laurin and Bret discuss one of the most popular glute building exercises, the hip thrust, in detail. From why you should hip thrust, common mistakes and misconceptions we see, variations and how to properly execute the movement.  Follow Bret on Instagram @bretcontreras1  Have a question for us? Submit it through this link. Your questions are completely anonymous!  Apply for coaching at www.teamlocofit.com Follow us: @laurinconlin @ryanconleypsa @gilliansanfilippo @karinanoboa @sammyfitsleeves @teamlocofit


26 Apr 2021

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Episode 50: Glute Secrets Revealed with the Glute Guy: Bret Contreras

The ProPhysique Code

Glute secrets REVEALED from the Glute Guy himself and the one and only inventor of the Hip Thrust, Bret Contreras. In this very special episode, Paul and Bret talk all things glutes. How to get rounders glutes, the best exercises to grow your glutes, and more...this fun-filled episode is full of all of the latest and greatest glute training techniques and secrets. 

1hr 1min

18 Mar 2021

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#16 The story behind the hip thrust and how to build better glutes with Bret Contreras

Empower Her Fitness

In this episode, I am speaking to "The Glute Guy" aka Bret Contreras. Bret is not only the go-to guy for all things glutes, but he also has a Ph.D. in Sports Science and is a Certified Strength & Conditioning coach, researcher, author, and owner of The Glute Lab.In this episode we discussed…how Bret became known as the Glute Guy and where the barbell hip thrust came fromhow he has amassed over 1 million followers on Instagram and the dark side of thatadvice for people getting started with the barbell hip thrusta few of his own client case studies and how glute strength can carry over to other liftstackling muscle imbalances the role of banded glute work how often to train gluteswhat he sees as the most underrated glute exerciseand how his bachelor degree in education has helped him as a coachHope you enjoy this episode with Bret Contreras. Personally, I can't believe that the Podcast allowed me the opportunity to chat with someone who has been a huge influence in my journey as a coach and I look forward to doing a follow-up episode in the future.Links:Bret can be found on Twitter @bretcontreras and on Instagram @bretcontreras1Bret's Youtube video "How often to train glutes" Podcast shownotes & transcription:https://www.empowerher.fitness/blog/episode16Join my FREE FaceBook Group hereWebsite and Coaching enquiries: www.empowerher.fitnessNUZEST Greens powder: https://nuzest.com.au?p=By30vd75v (20% off discount: EMPOWER20)Follow me on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/activelyaoife/Podcast Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/empowerher.fitness


25 Feb 2021

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#33 - Bret Contreras 'The Glute Guy'

The KDH Podcast

In this episode I'm joined by Mr Bret Contreras who is the founding father of the Barbell loaded hip thrust. I can't believe that the Podcast allowed me the opportunity to chat with someone who has been a huge influence in my journey as a Coach. We talk about how Bret became known as the Glute Guy and WHY glutes? We talk about Bret building over 1 million followers on Instagram and we even go down a few rabbit holes.

1hr 19mins

27 Jan 2021

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"Glutes Beyond the Looks" with Bret Contreras.

⌘ Restart

Bret Contreras is considered by many to be the world’s foremost expert on glute training. He has charged the fitness industry by introducing effective new exercises and training methods for optimal glute development.Bret is a strength and conditioning coach, published author, researcher, inventor, PhD and a lifelong student of strength training.     How by using our hips we can affect our lower back pain? Can we have heavy days everyday? 20:20 hamstring length and gluteal strength any correlation?   Is stretching important? 29.35 Knowing the risk !  When our bodies are structured for our individual sport!  What is the best way to lift for hypertrophy ?  How often should we train  a muscle group per week?  Is there enough research on glutes and frequency of training?  Ad the eccentric phase the trick for the hip thrust! Are you doing it the right way?  This is how you do the hip thrust!!!  Iliotibial band problems and the glutes!  Critics are a dime of dozen  Hip Thrust, Glute bridge, Frog pump When and Why?  Different range of reps for men and women?  Glute activation on Hip Thrust: Bilateral  Vs Unliteral?   What is new Bret?


19 Jan 2021

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How to Maintain Strength While Dieting with Bret Contreras

The Karey Northington Podcast

Bret is back on the Podcast! We’re so excited to have Bret the “Glute Guy” Contreras returning to the podcast. In this episode, dive into everything that affects your strength from mindset to upping your calories, and if it’s possible to maintain strength while dieting! Of course, there are also some laughs, an inside look at what bikini competitions are like, and a new kind of competition Bret created he held in Miami in between! 02:20 Does dieting mean losing strength is inevitable? 04:10 Debunking the myth that you shouldn’t train and lift heavy the week before the competition! 07:00 Two different mindsets of how competitors handle offseason. 09:15 Fuel your workouts! 12:10 Is there any correlation between your menstrual cycle and your strength? 15:00 What do you recommend bikini competitors gain during bulking/offseason? 21:20 How men and women see themselves differently in the mirror. 22:40 Why Bret doesn’t recommend women compete in Bikini anymore. 26:20 Don’t get so caught up on one measuring tool! 34:20 Can you spot treat fat? 38:00 How strength training IS fat loss training! 42:15 How hard is it to compete? 44:30 How long should you be resting in between sets? 46:40 What is preventing you from getting stronger? 48:20 Bret created a new competition called Strong Lifting. 54:50 Did the competition change the way the girls dieted? 58:10 How comparison can either motivate or discourage people. 01:04:20 How changing the plan isn’t a failure, its a strategy for success! 01:06:50 As a strength coach it’s more than just diet and exercise, its also about mindset. 01:10:50 What should people be telling their coach to get the best out of the experience? ................................... Connect with Karey on Instagram: @kareynorthington https://www.instagram.com/kareynorthington/?hl=en To work with Karey, check out our website: https://kareynorthington.com/ Follow Bret on Instagram: @bretcontreras1 https://www.instagram.com/bretcontreras1/?hl=en         

1hr 16mins

16 Oct 2020