In this week’s episode of The Knowbodies Podcast, we sit down with Dr. Andy Galpin, Ph.D., a Professor at CSU Fullerton where he researches muscle physiology and teaches classes. He is also the host of The Body of Knowledge Podcast, is a frequent guest on the Barbell Shrugged Podcast, and recently published a new book, Unplugged, which provides a blueprint for using technology to meet your health and performance goals in a much smarter way, while reconnecting to your instincts and the natural world.

 

In this episode we dive into:

  • Andy’s personal philosophy about finding his path in life
  • Andy’s athletic background as a football player, weightlifter, and martial artist
  • Some history behind Barbell Shrugged and his friendships with the guys
  • His path to becoming a professor after considering Athletic Training and Physical Therapy as careers
  • How are physical therapists doing when it comes to understanding strength and conditioning principles?
  • Andy’s approach to assessing a brand new client
  • The principles of strength and conditioning and how Andy applies them
  • We throw a couple of case studies at Andy that he breaks down and explains how he would approach them
  • Andy’s new book, Unplugged, and what to expect down the road from him

Be sure to follow Andy on Twitter:

Twitter: @drandygalpin

Buy Dr. Galpin’s new book, Unplugged here: https://www.amazon.com/Unplugged-Brian-MacKenzie/dp/1628602619

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