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Bret Contreras

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SPECIAL EP: Bret Contreras REVEALS His GLUTE SECRETS to Dan John

The Dan John Podcast

00:00 - Intro00:50 - How Dan Became a Better Coach Because of Bret01:19 - Bret Explain How He Met Dan (He Bought Dan a Scotch)02:35 - Dan's Hip Replacement and Open Mindedness (How Bret is a Contrarian)07:18 - Bret Explains the Value of Hip Thrusts22:00 - Dan and Bret on Haters31:10 - Great Effects of Glute Workouts34:30 - Kettlebell Swings and Squats35:30 - How Dan Teaches the RKCs35:50 - Glute Hypertrophy and Performance (The Residual Effects of Glute Mass)37:00 - Dan Gets Complimented From Women on His Ass at 65 (No, really.)37:35 - Glute is the Answer if You Only Do One Exercise39:50 - How Bret Trains Female Bodybuilders40:30 - Most of Bret's Bodybuilders Win... Very Quickly...41:20 - Bret's "Bikini" Training42:00 - Bret Reveals His "STRONGLIFTING" Formula43:55 - Bret Explains His System in Detail44:50 - Rotational Focus (How to Maintain Lifts While Doing It)46:10 - Month 1 of Bret's Program47:25 - Month 2 of Bret's Program47:45 - Month 3, 4, 5, 6 of Bret's Program48:50 - How Single Leg Movements Builds As Much Strength As Doubles (Also How to Not Lose Your Progress)51:10 - How Bret's Competitors Get VERY Strong At All Lifts While Building Their Glutes51:20 - Bret's Summary52:00 - Bret's Girls Can Hip Thrust 700 and 800 Pounds (No, really.)54:15 - How Bret Can't Believe Dan Invited Him and Complimented HimJoin the "Dan John University" at danjohnuniversity.com to get custom workouts specifically designed for you. FREE for a limited time!Enjoy!---Have a question? Send it to podcast@danjohnuniversity.comDan John University

56mins

29 Sep 2022

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320: Bands For Glute Growth - Bret Contreras & Kassem Hanson

The Revive Stronger Podcast

Bret and Kas come on the podcast to discuss their differing opinions on how best to grow the glutes. Lots of interesting discussion and lessons for coaches and trainees alike. I will also give you my thoughts at the end of each episode to help give you some takeaways. Timestamps: (00:00) Banded work (11:04) Pelvic tilt and hip extension (19:27) Sumo vs narrow stance (24:27) Scientific evidence for lengthened positions (37:37) Frog pumps, mechanics of hip joint and feet positioning (49:25) Opposing views Part 1 - the importance of exercise selection & biasing different muscle lengths: https://youtu.be/F_J1stEfGe0 Part 2 - what makes a good exercise & what data points are most valid to draw conclusions from: https://youtu.be/7hjLpm9hpzU Part 3 - the use of bands for glute growth https://www.instagram.com/bretcontreras1/ https://www.instagram.com/coach_kassem/ Thanks, please comment, like and subscribe! COACHING: https://revivestronger.com/online-coaching/ MEMBERSITE: https://revivestronger.com/team-revive-stronger/ WEBSITE: https://www.revivestronger.com FACEBOOK: http://www.facebook.com/revivestronger INSTAGRAM: http://www.instagram.com/revivestronger NEWSLETTER: https://bit.ly/2rRONG5 YOUTUBE: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lT-YD_cm_SA If you want to support us via a donation, that's highly appreciated! Patreon • https://www.patreon.com/revivestronger Don't like Patreon, go to Paypal! • https://bit.ly/2XZloJ4 Our Ebooks! Ultimate Guide To Contest Prep Ebook: • https://revivestronger.com/product/the-ultimate-guide-to-contest-prep/ Primer Phase Ebook: • https://revivestronger.com/product/the-primer-phase/ Stay up to date with the latest research and educate yourself! MASS (Research Review): • https://goo.gl/c7FSJD RP+ Membership: • https://ob262.isrefer.com/go/plus/Steve90/ JPS Mentorship • https://jpseducation.mykajabi.com/a/13324/esJ8AZwy Books we recommend! Muscle & Strength Pyramids • https://goo.gl/S8s6tG RP Books • http://bit.ly/2vREaH0 RP + Members site • https://ob262.isrefer.com/go/plus/Steve90/ For more • http://revivestronger.com/library/ Supplements: www.cnpprofessional.co.uk - STEVE15 for 15% off When you're interested in online coaching, please go visit our website and follow the application form: https://www.revivestronger.com/online-coaching/

1hr 18mins

18 Jul 2022

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319: What Makes A Good Exercise - Bret Contreras & Kassem Hanson

The Revive Stronger Podcast

Bret and Kas come on the podcast to discuss their differing opinions on how best to grow the glutes. Lots of interesting discussions and lessons for coaches and trainees alike. I will also give you my thoughts at the end of each episode to help give you some takeaways. Timestamps: (00:00) Hip abduction (06:16) Line of pull vs. moment arm (11:10) Critique of Kassem's content (32:32) What makes a good exercise (41:41) Further discussion on glute activation (52:50) Rotation and muscle activation and other contradicting scientific evidence Part 1 - the importance of exercise selection & biasing different muscle lengths: https://youtu.be/F_J1stEfGe0 Part 2 - what makes a good exercise & what data points are most valid to draw conclusions from. Part 3 - the use of bands for glute growth https://www.instagram.com/bretcontreras1/ https://www.instagram.com/coach_kassem/ Thanks, please comment, like and subscribe! COACHING: https://revivestronger.com/online-coaching/ MEMBERSITE: https://revivestronger.com/team-revive-stronger/ WEBSITE: https://www.revivestronger.com FACEBOOK: http://www.facebook.com/revivestronger INSTAGRAM: http://www.instagram.com/revivestronger NEWSLETTER: https://bit.ly/2rRONG5 YOUTUBE: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7hjLpm9hpzU If you want to support us via a donation, that's highly appreciated! Patreon • https://www.patreon.com/revivestronger Don't like Patreon, go to Paypal! • https://bit.ly/2XZloJ4 Our Ebooks! Ultimate Guide To Contest Prep Ebook: • https://revivestronger.com/product/the-ultimate-guide-to-contest-prep/ Primer Phase Ebook: • https://revivestronger.com/product/the-primer-phase/ Stay up to date with the latest research and educate yourself! MASS (Research Review): • https://goo.gl/c7FSJD RP+ Membership: • https://ob262.isrefer.com/go/plus/Steve90/ JPS Mentorship • https://jpseducation.mykajabi.com/a/13324/esJ8AZwy Books we recommend! Muscle & Strength Pyramids • https://goo.gl/S8s6tG RP Books • http://bit.ly/2vREaH0 RP + Members site • https://ob262.isrefer.com/go/plus/Steve90/ For more • http://revivestronger.com/library/ Supplements: www.cnpprofessional.co.uk - STEVE15 for 15% off When you're interested in online coaching, please go visit our website and follow the application form: https://www.revivestronger.com/online-coaching/

1hr 1min

11 Jul 2022

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313: Bret Contreras - Evidence-Based Practice vs. Fake Experts

The Revive Stronger Podcast

Bret is back on the show after 4 years have passed. This time we talk in-depth about the current state of the fitness industry, exercise selection for hypertrophy. Specifically, walkthrough Bret’s exercise efficiency guide which helps you select what exercises might be best for your goal. Timestamps: (00:00) Intro (05:34) The efficacy guide and people that don't train people and make false claims (13:39) Dunning Kruger effect and debating people (17:00) Cancel culture and voice of the loudest (22:41) Agenda vs. evidence. The efficiency guide and how to interpret data (38:40) Sensation is worthless (52:48) Being a practitioner vs. a fake experts (01:05:14) The current state of content creation and social media https://bretcontreras.com/the-exercise-efficiency-guide/ https://www.instagram.com/bretcontreras1/ Thanks, please comment, like and subscribe! COACHING: https://revivestronger.com/online-coaching/ MEMBERSITE: https://revivestronger.com/team-revive-stronger/ WEBSITE: https://www.revivestronger.com FACEBOOK: http://www.facebook.com/revivestronger INSTAGRAM: http://www.instagram.com/revivestronger NEWSLETTER: https://bit.ly/2rRONG5 YOUTUBE: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A8AIKujCTiE If you want to support us via a donation, that's highly appreciated! Patreon • https://www.patreon.com/revivestronger Don't like Patreon, go to Paypal! • https://bit.ly/2XZloJ4 Our Ebooks! Ultimate Guide To Contest Prep Ebook: • https://revivestronger.com/product/the-ultimate-guide-to-contest-prep/ Primer Phase Ebook: • https://revivestronger.com/product/the-primer-phase/ Stay up to date with the latest research and educate yourself! MASS (Research Review): • https://goo.gl/c7FSJD RP+ Membership: • https://ob262.isrefer.com/go/plus/Steve90/ JPS Mentorship • https://jpseducation.mykajabi.com/a/13324/esJ8AZwy Books we recommend! Muscle & Strength Pyramids • https://goo.gl/S8s6tG RP Books • http://bit.ly/2vREaH0 RP + Members site • https://ob262.isrefer.com/go/plus/Steve90/ For more • http://revivestronger.com/library/ Supplements: www.cnpprofessional.co.uk - STEVE15 for 15% off When you're interested in online coaching, please go visit our website and follow the application form: https://www.revivestronger.com/online-coaching/

1hr 18mins

30 May 2022

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Episode 256: Bret Contreras - A discussion on hypertrophy

All Things Strength & Wellness

This episode's guest is Bret Contreras. You all know who Bret is!On this episode Bret and I discuss: What's new since we last saw each other in February 2017? I ask Bret about long-term hypertrophy development  I ask Bret about quad development for a tall individual Bret talks about his "Strong Lifts" program I ask Bret about the mind-muscle connection I ask Bret about the importance of both mechanical tension and volume. I ask Bret if he ever takes a 1-2 week break from heavy lifting? This was a great discussion with Bret and I hope you guys really enjoy it Stay Strong,RB Show Notes: Website - bretcontreras.com Facebook - Bret Contreras PhD Twitter - @bretcontreras Instagram - bretcontreras1 Books Mentioned: Christian Thibaudeau's Guide to Hypertrophy Research Mentioned: Understanding effort in task performance People and Resources Mentioned: Chris Beardsley Mel Siff T-Nation Christian Thibaudeau Vince Gironda Jay Culter Dorian Yates Tom Platz Lee Priest Chris Cormier James Steele Dante Trudel Dog Crap (DC) Training Scott Stevenson 

1hr 23mins

29 Apr 2022

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Dr. Bret Contreras - The Glute Guy

All About Fitness

Got glutes? Because of its role in controlling human movement, and probably because it's one of the most visible muscles in the human body, people are always interested in learning how to develop a stronger gluteus maximus. Dr. Bret Contreras is a personal trainer who popularized the barbell hip thrust exercise. Not only did Dr. Contreras successfully use the exercise to help many of the female figure competitors he works with prepare for their competitions, BUT he also studied the benefits of the exercise as he worked on his PhD.On this episode of All About Fitness, Bret shares how he developed the barbell hip thrust and we discuss what makes it an effective exercise for strengthening your bottom line.Follow Bret on Insta: @BretContreras1Learn about the science of training your glutes, buy Bret's book: Glute Lab: The Art and Science of Physique Traininghttps://amzn.to/3KrwAFf(an affiliate link, a commission will be earned)https://petemccallfitness.comSign up for the mailing list to receive a free chapter from Smarter WorkoutsFollow Pete on Instagram: @AllAboutFitnesspodcast Order a copy of Ageless Intensity: High Intensity Workouts to Slow the Aging Process: https://amzn.to/3mH3HNfOrder a copy of Smarter Workouts: The Science of Exercise Made Simplehttps://amzn.to/3fub1Yl(both of the links above are affiliate links, a commission will be earned with purchase) Get relief from sore muscles and promote recovery after hard workouts; order the NIMBL XLR8 massage gun - use code AAF20 to save 20% https://joinnimbl.com/products/xlr8Functional Core Training e-bookThis e-book explains how the muscles of your core work as a single unit and identifies the most effective exercises for making them stronger.https://amzn.to/3VL3EOpDynamic AnatomyThis e-book explains the difference between muscle and fascia, describes how different muscles function together to produce movement and identifies the most effective exercises for popular muscles like the hamstrings, shoulders and, of course, the glutes. https://amzn.to/3XUZK7sExercise for the Fountain of YouthThis e-book explains the role that exercise plays in reversing many of the effects of the aging process and provides a simple, easy-to-follow workout program that can help you to use exercise to extend your lifespan. The prequel to Ageless Intensity.https://amzn.to/3gVRcg9 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

33mins

28 Apr 2022

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Bret Contreras - Work ethic, Glutes and advice for new PT's

Let's Chat - With Beth Clare

Hi team! In this epsiode I am joined by the absolute legend Bret Contreras! We just have a good chat about the postives that come from women working towards strength related goals, work ethic, being a good person and advice for new PT's trying to make it in the industry! Previous episodes I have done with Bret: Season 1- Episode 20/21/32 Find Bret: https://bootybybret.com\ https://www.bcstrength.com @Bretcontreras1 Find Me: https://www.instagram.com/bethclarefitness/ https://thegluteacademy.com

1hr 42mins

17 Mar 2022

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Ep 229 - Bret Contreras | Muscle Building, Glute Training & the Latest Research

Escape Your Limits

On this week’s episode of the Escape Your Limits Podcast, we interview the “Godfather of Glutes,” and the man who created the viral glute workout-the hip thrust- Bret Contreras. Wanting to understand the functionalities of the body more with certain workouts, Bret published over 50 peer reviewed articles that discussed his findings from everything between the effects crunches to doing higher reps with lower weights. Contreras dives into the anatomy of the glutes, and the best way to train them. He also gives insight into building your muscles, and what some of the best practices are to see growth. Due to his in-depth knowledge of the glutes, he has become known as the “glute guy,” and has trained hundreds of clients and transforming their bodies. Learn more about Bret Contreras at: https://bretcontreras.com/

1hr 24mins

8 Mar 2022

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#241 Bret Contreras chats about dealing with hate, biggest mistakes women make in the gym, best exercises for growing glutes and how often should you change program

The Shane Walsh Podcast

In this episode of the podcast I chat with Author, Coach and creator of the Hip Thrust Bret Contreras. @bretcontreras1 www.bretcontreras.com We chat about Dealing with hate Biggest mistakes women make in the gym Best exercises for growing glutes How often should you change program Advice to his younger self Online coaching www.shanewalshfitness.com Consultation www.shanewalshfitness.com/nutritionclinic/

56mins

14 Feb 2022

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Episode 16 - Bret Contreras the Glute Guy

Open House with James Tatum

Coach Bret Contreras (the Glute Guy) joins Coach James Tatum today to talk about glutes in weightlifting. Instagram: @BretConntreras1@JamesTatumUSA@HouseOfWeightliftinghttps://houseofweightlifting.com/https://bretcontreras.com 

1hr 22mins

23 Dec 2021

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