Ever wondered why you aren’t getting better results in the gym? In this episode of the Greatist.com Podcast, certified personal trainer and Greatist Contributor Tony Gentilcore shows you how to smash through your fitness plateaus with the right exercises and workouts.

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What You’ll Learn from This Episode

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00:00 – The dark side of caffeineEnergy drinks and the neurophysiological impact of caffeine. Persad, L. Department of Physiology, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa. Frontiers in Neuropharmocology, 2011, Oct;5:11.

3:23 – How Tony got interested in fitness and health.

4:47 – The top five reasons most people aren’t getting stronger in the gym.

9:07 – The top three most important strength exercises.

11:07 – The definition of circuit training and how to use it for maximum results.

12:47 – Why you may want to use a “rep window” in your training.

16:23 – Where to start if you’re new to weight training.

18:23 – The one choice Tony made in the last week to become healthier.

Show Notes



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People On the Show

Armi Legge

David Tao

Tony Gentilcore