HOS Podcast Episode 003: Rob Pilger

“Turn off the dummy box.” Very few entertainment options today actually improve your life. Episode 003 of the HOS Podcast with Rob Pilger will do just that – make you better! You will be entertained, shocked, amused and in 50 minutes you will be smarter, healthier, more motivated, centered, and ready to dominate life. Get to it!

Boxing coach Rob Pilger is 100% unfiltered, no-holds-barred, raw passion and intensity! This guy LOVES strength training and you’re going to LOVE this episode! Rob is a 3X Golden Gloves champion, he runs Pilger’s Old sKOol Boxing in Columbus, Ohio, he’s lifted at Westside Barbell for the last 7 years (he’s great friends with Louie Simmons), and among other things, he holds numerous continuing education certifications. In short, when Rob speaks, you should listen!

Here’s What We Discuss:

  • 0:10 = Meet Rob Pilger!
  • 2:24 = “Coaching above the clipboard”
  • 3:33 = Don’t guess. Assess.
  • 7:20 = “You Dare Not Bench Press!”
  • 8:55 = Stretch what is short & tight. Strengthen what is long & weak.
  • 10:00 = Increase your bench – without benching! (Works for any joint or movement pattern!)
  • 13:04 = Westside Barbell – The Mecca!
  • 14:26 = The Force Velocity Curve & Special Strength Qualities (see image below!)
  • 19:50 = Address your weakness(es). Don’t run or hide from them.
  • 20:05 = The MYTH: “Biggest display of ignorance I’ve ever seen in my life”
  • 21:50 = Do not be intimidated by scare tactics
  • 23:38 = NO such thing as a bad exercise. Qualify the person for the exercise.
  • 26:50 = Primal Patterns
  • 28:40 = GPP vs. SPP – Sport Specific Training
  • 34:28 = It’s ALL STARTS WITH SLEEP. Performance flows off of lifestyle.
  • 35:00 = Cybernetic periodization. You better be using it!
  • 39:45 = If you want to feel better, DO THIS.
  • 41:42 = Decrease stress by fixing your computer screen with this trick
  • 43:00 = Get more Pilger!
  • 44:15 = “We MUST Keep the bar raised high!”
  • 46:50 = The 1-2 Closing Combo with a boxing coach…very interesting!