Month: December 2017

E245 | A Crash Course In Whiskey at AWS Distillery

On Episode 245 of the Doc and Jock Podcast Danny & Joe take a trip to ASW Distillery in Atlanta, GA to taste some WHISKEY. They are joined by distiller/whiskey expert Chad to find out what the difference between Whiskey, Bourbon, Irish Whiskey, Scotch are. He also talks us through how to taste a whiskey the right way, whether to add ice or water and a ton of other really cool stuff. Check it out while drinking your favorite bourbon and let us know what your favorite Whiskey is via an iTunes review.

E244 | Sam Mugavero Talks Kettlebells

On episode 244 we sit down with Dr. Sam Mugavero to talk about training with Kettlebells. Sam was a two-sport athlete in college at the University of South Carolina. After completing his PhD in Chemistry in 2007, he moved to Atlanta with his wife got his strong first certification and while teaching started Smugs Fitness Outdoor Fitness Program in Barrett Park (College Park, GA), which eventually led to him opening his own gym in Atlanta.

On this Episode, we cover the following topics

  • The difference between hardstyle kettlebelling & sport kettlebells
  • The benefit of the 6 main kettlebell exercises
  • Why kettlebell work is completely safe
  • Does kettlebell work need to be complemented with non-sagittal plane movements
  • Jillian Michaels terrible KB Swings (watch here
  • Does kettlebell work help or hurt Olympic lifting

Learn more about Sam & Smug’s Fitness here

E242 | Brett Bartholomew on Conscious Coaching

On Episode 242 of the Doc and Jock Podcast we meet up with one of our favorite strength & conditioning coaches, Brett Bartholomew, for some training and conversation on Conscious Coaching.

Brett Bartholomew likes to stay off the grid a little bit, so here is a little background on him, just in case you aren’t aware of him yet.

Brett strength and conditioning coach, author, consultant, and founder of the performance coaching and consulting company, Bartholomew Strength. He has worked with collegiate teams, professional teams, businesses, and individual clients. Taken together, Brett has coached a diverse range of athletes from across 23 sports at levels ranging from youths to Olympians. He’s supported Super Bowl and World Series Champions, along with several professional fighters, including those competing in the UFC. He has also worked with members of the United States Special Forces community. His coaching and speaking has spanned the globe, from China to Brazil and numerous other stops in between.

As an entrepreneur, Brett has proudly served as a teammate and supporting partner in the strategic growth of two separate performance companies and is a highly sought-after consultant and mentor for many others across the United States and abroad. Additionally, his work and expertise has been featured in numerous local and national media outlets.

His book, Conscious Coaching: The Art and Science of Building Buy-In (Amazon), achieved “Best Seller” status in the categories of “Sport Coaching” (#1), “Business/Money” (#8) ,and was ranked in the “Amazon Top 100 Books Overall.”

Brett is a member of the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) where he holds both their CSCS*D & RSCC*D distinctions. He is a proud graduate of Kansas State University, where he obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology, and Southern Illinois University-Carbondale, where he obtained a Master of Science in Education in exercise science with an emphasis on motor behavior, cueing, and attentional focus in human performance.

“The majority of coaches try to coach by informing instead of engaging.” – Brett Bartholomew

Topics We Cover On This Episode

  • How to get over yourself as a coach
  • Application of speed & agility work for the regular person and how to program it
  • Are box jumps in CrossFit plyometrics
  • The true definition of intensity in regards to plyometrics
  • The concept of buy-in and how to apply it as a coach
  • Positive vs. Negative Reinforcement & being real
  • Why kids need to compete
  • Why you don’t need a gym to train high level athletes
  • Brett’s opinion of Instagram coaches

To learn more about Brett and check out his book Conscious Coaching go to his website

Follow him on Instagram @coach_brettb

E241 | How To Fall Asleep In 1 Minute

Do you have issues getting to sleep at night? Have you ever woke up at 2am and had your stream of conscious go down a deep rabbit hole of stressors like work or kids and it keeps you up all night? Good news! Today Doc Danny has your fix. On Episode 241 of the Doc and Jock Podcast Danny drops some knowledge on how to fall asleep in 1 minute using a breathing technique. When you try this and have a positive experience PLEASE let us know via an iTunes review.

E240 | Programming For CrossFit

On Episode 240 Danny & Joe are joined by the shows producer, Johnny Bouchard, to discuss programming in for a general population CrossFit gym. Beyond producing the podcast Johnny is the head coach at CrossFit Decatur in Atlanta. He has been coaching CrossFit & programming it for 5+ years. You can view his programming on

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