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Find Your Strong with Tony Gracia

It is not always easy to fit in workouts and to be consistent with them – other commitments come up like work, family, and so on. That said, all of us want to be strong, fit, and have the confidence that comes with being in shape. Find Your Strong is here to help you overcome these obstacles and make strength and fitness attainable to you no matter what. You will learn about strength training, increasing your endurance, moving better, improving your body composition, as well as learn a bit about martial arts (especially Brazilian Jiu Jitsu).Tony has over twenty years of experience in the weight room, well over a decade as a full-time fitness professional, holds a BS in exercise science, and is a black belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. In 2013 he and his wife Mira opened a gym in Portland, OR called Industrial Strength where they help people reach new levels of strength as well as learning BJJ.

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Find Your Strong #008 - Returning to Training After Layoff or Injury

Many people are starting to get back into training after a hiatus due to the pandemic.  This episode covers some tips and guidelines to help you get back into it safely and effectively.  Tony also discusses some tips for coming back after an injury, and walks you through his recovery of one of his worst injuries.


16 Jun 2020

Rank #1

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Find Your Strong #007 - Starting a Home Gym

Today more than ever people are looking for effective and efficient ways to get in shape, and working out at home is looking increasingly attractive.  The problem is that most people don't really know where to start when it comes to shopping for their equipment.  In this episode Tony tells you what your priorities should be, as well as the most common mistakes people make when buying home gym equipment.


9 Jun 2020

Rank #2

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Find Your Strong #006 - Programming for Strength Training

Programming for strength training can be one of the most confusing and polarizing topics in the industry.  In this episode Tony sheds some light on key components of designing a strength training program that will ensure your program is both effective and sustainable.  


2 Jun 2020

Rank #3

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Find Your Strong #005 - Success Through Mindset

Having the right attitude and mindset is one of the most important parts of succeeding in any physical activity, and is one of the things I think people struggle with more than anything else.  In this episode Tony talks about how he approaches this, and offers cues and guidance to help you optimize your attitude and mindset when it comes to training.  


26 May 2020

Rank #4

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Find Your Strong #004 - Beginner's Guide to Jiu Jitsu

Tony talks about: What Jiu Jitsu is What attracts people to train it and what the benefits are of training BJJ The art's history and evolution into the mainstream What to expect in your first BJJ class FAQ he gets from real people who are interested in starting BJJ


19 May 2020

Rank #5

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Find Your Strong #003 - My First Kettlebell Instructor Certification

I walk through the journey I took including how I got into kettlebells, what made me decide to sign up for my first instructor certification, the training process leading up to it, and my experience at the actual event.  Some of my favorite stories ever are included in this one!

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12 May 2020

Rank #6

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Find Your Strong #002 - Tips for Starting a Fitness Program

I discuss keys to success with a fitness program, and highlight benefits and drawbacks to the three main ways to workout: 1) On your own 2) In a class 3) With a personal Trainer I also give a little bonus material on what to look for in a good personal trainer.  


5 May 2020

Rank #7

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Find Your Strong #001 - Get to know Tony

Welcome to episode #1 of Find Your Strong!  I am using this episode to introduce myself and help you get to know me.  I talk about what do I do, my journey of how I got here, and what you can expect to hear in future episodes.  


28 Apr 2020

Rank #8