1119: How to Spot a Bad Personal Trainer, the Hardest & Easiest Lifts, When & How to Get a Spotter When Lifting Heavy & MORE


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By Sal Di Stefano, Adam Schafer, Justin Andrews, Doug Egge, Sal Di Stefano, Adam Schafer, Justin Andrews, and Doug Egge. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

In this episode of Quah (Q & A), Sal, Adam & Justin answer Pump Head questions about easy ways to spot a bad personal trainer, asking for a spot when you want to lift heavy, which of the 3 powerlifting lifts were the most difficult and easy, and how their fitness careers began.

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  • #Quah question #1 – What are easy ways to spot a bad personal trainer? (45:25)
  • #Quah question #2 – For a woman who lifts alone, should you just ask some random dude to spot you when you want to lift heavy? Is it weird or creepy? (52:42)
  • #Quah question #3 – Of the three major powerlifting lifts, which one did you have to work the hardest on to get stronger and which one was the easiest? (1:01:18)
  • #Quah question #4 – I would love to hear how each of your careers in fitness began. (1:15:45)

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