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51 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Bret Contreras. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Bret Contreras, often where they are interviewed.

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51 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Bret Contreras. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Bret Contreras, often where they are interviewed.

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How to Maintain Strength While Dieting with Bret Contreras

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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?


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Oct 16 2020 · 1hr 16mins
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#32 Bret Contreras | Stronglifting comp debrief | Keeping up with The Glute Guy

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In this episode I am joined by the absolute legend for the 2nd time Bret Contreras, also known as the Glute Guy. In this episode Bret gives us all of the goss, the in's and out's of his latest genius idea which is his stronglifting competition. Bret let's us know the training process he had his glute squad doing in preparation for the comp, along with how the day went, what he learnt from it, and plans to turn stronglifting into an actual lifting federation! This was a fun chat as always! Hope you enjoy!



Oct 05 2020 · 1hr 28mins

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Glute Guy? Glute God! With Bret Contreras

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This week on The Competitive Edge - Fitness Uncensored, we chat to the Glute God himself, Bret Contreras!

This is an episode not to be missed.

Sep 20 2020 · 58mins
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#21 Bret Contreras 'The Glute Guy' | PT2 | Glute training methods | Business | social media

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In this episode, I am Joined for Part 2 with Bret Contreras, also known as 'The Glute Guy'. In this part we discuss some of Bret's Glute training methods which I have personally learned, and adopted from Bret, to see some pretty awesome results for myself and my clients. Bret discusses with us the reasoning behind these methods. We then chat business and social media in the fitness industry! I absolutely loved chatting with Bret and hope you guys enjoy this episode!

Find Bret: @bretcontreras1 https://bretcontreras.com

Find me: @bethclarefitness https://bethclarefitness.com

Jun 11 2020 · 1hr 23mins
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#20 Bret Contreras 'The Glute Guy' | PT 1 | Story behind The Glute Guy & positive shift in the fitness community

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In this episode, I am joined by Bret Contreras, Also known as 'The Glute Guy'. Bret has been like an unofficial mentor to me over the years and has had a massive impact on myself and the fitness community and in particular the positive shift in the female fitness community, from his passion and knowledge for Glute training, and popularising Glute training! This is a 2 part episode, so in this first  part, Bret discusses with us his story behind his passion for glutes, and where the Glute Guy came from, which he has created into a successful career and legacy. We also chat about how from Bret's impact from popularising Glute training and being consistent with sharing his knowledge around glute training, has created a positive shift in the female fitness community.

Stay tuned for part two and hope you enjoy this episode :) 

Find Bret: @bretcontreras1 https://bretcontreras.com @bethclarefitness https://bethclarefitness.com

Jun 09 2020 · 1hr 7mins
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Getting back to the gym safely with Bret Contreras PhD

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Gyms are opening and we want to help you get back to training in a safe and effective way. Bret explains exactly how to do so. A must-listen before you dive back into your usual regimen. 

Jun 05 2020 · 1hr
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Glutes Beyond the Looks with Bret Contreras PhD.

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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?
-hamstring length and gluteal strength any correlation?
-Is stretching important?
-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?
May 31 2020 · 56mins
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Ep. 5 - Dr Bret Contreras aka “The Glute Guy” Discusses The Best Training Methods For Glute Development

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In this episode we got a little bit controversial with the comparison - Squats vs Hip Thrusters for glute development. We discussed Bret’s favourite glute building exercises and pieces of equipment, the sweet spot for optimal frequency, volume and intensity for glute development, as well as some theories on periodisation that he has never discussed before. We also covered business, building a social media profile in the fitness industry and how Bret became “The Glute Guy”.

Thank you for listening and we hope you enjoy this podcast.

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May 26 2020 · 1hr 14mins
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Butt Talking with The Glute Guy (Bret Contreras) - Episode 33

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Butt, bum, arse, ass - whatever you call it, few parts of the body cause as much head-scratching and discussion as the rear end. Whether you like it big or small, we all aspire to having firm buttocks. My guest this week is known as The Glute Guy. Bret Contreras was teased at school for his diminutive butt, so he decided that the best revenge was to learn everything there was to know about glutes. After today’s show, you too will have a degree in buttology. thesculptedvegan.com

May 13 2020 · 1hr 12mins
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[FIT] THE Glute Training Formula with Bret Contreras

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After our last podcast episode, you had questions, so we are BACK with the answers! Bret gives specifics on how to choose exercises that work with your anatomy (the way we are built matters!), what matters when training (and what doesn't!), when to rest, and the number of exercises you should choose out of the HUNDREDS available for your lower body. 

We get SPECIFIC- talk about a gift- the Glute Guy himself gives up a total DIY plan. Thanks, Bret! 

Bret Contreras Ph.D., CSCS*D is a published author and expert in glute training. Find his programs and products at bretcontreras.com.

Mar 06 2020 · 57mins