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#15 (Building the Perfect Weight Loss Program – Cramping: Causes and Solutions)


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Building the Perfect Weight Loss Program – Cramping: Causes and Solutions

Dropping unwanted body fat is something that everyone can benefit from.  During the first half of Podcast #15, Coach Robb will explain the four necessary steps to an effective and sustainable weight loss program that he has successfully used with his clients over the last 33 years.  Note, this information is NOT what the weight loss systems want you to understand and requires NO special foods, supplements or gimmicks.  Listen and learn what they are afraid for you to know but is imperative for you to understand regarding the truth associated with body fat reduction, increased energy and improved body composition.

During the second half of the podcast, Coach Robb address the causes associated with muscle cramping and three simple solutions to keep them from beginning or reoccurring.  In addition to explaining the causes, he provides insight on two resources you can download from his CoachRobb.com website and implement immediately to address dehydration and electrolyte depletion.

Like all previous podcasts, Coach Robb answers listeners questions about protein shakes, salmon and mercury levels, “cooking” a virus, fatigue while traveling and training/racing and recovering in hot and humid conditions.  Remember, if you have a particular frustration or question that you want Coach Robb and his team to research and discuss, please don’t hesitate to send an email to [email protected].

Yours in sport & health,

-Coach Robb, Coaches & Staff

#14 Building the Perfect Speed & Agility Program


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Building the Perfect Speed & Agility Program ? How to Identify, Train and Speed Up Recovery While Sick

If you are an athlete (or know someone) that plays ball and stick sports like baseball, basketball, soccer, football, lacrosse or tennis, you don’t want to miss this podcast.  Grab a pen and paper because during the first half of Podcast #14, Coach Robb walks you through the four key components paramount to achieving raw speed, explosive speed, top end speed, re-direction and sport specific endurance (along with ways to evaluate progress).  He also explains why “punishing athletes” by running laps is reducing the athletes ability to improve explosive speed and endurance.  After listening to the first half of the podcast, you will have the ultimate template for improving your ability to accelerate, decelerate, pivot and re-accelerate.

During the second half of the podcast, Coach Robb outlines the five key symptoms of a virus (versus being fatigued), how to speed up recovery when you become sick and how to properly train when you are sick.

Finally, as the people’s podcast, Coach Robb answers listeners questions about which style of heart rate monitor is the best; do digital scales work; are beans, butter and peanuts ok on the two-week food challenge, and is pouched tuna a good protein source.  If you have a particular frustration or question that you want Coach Robb and his team to research and discuss, please don’t hesitate to send an email to [email protected].

#13 Building the Perfect Endurance Program


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Do you struggle with building a nutrition and training program that doesn’t leave you exhausted and flat on race day?

During Podcast #13, Coach Robb walks you through the four stages necessary for optimum strength, speed and endurance specific to anything endurance (triathlon, running, mountain biking, road cycling, adventure racing, long distance open water swimming, hiking and climbing, off road motorcycle racing (2 plus hours like BAJA & GNCC).

Before listening to this podcast, make sure you have a pen and paper to take some notes.  Coach Robb outlines the three main components associated with performance then walks you through four stages associated with building the perfect endurance program: Creating an Athlete Performance Profile, Creating an Athlete’s Foundation for Performance, Performance Evaluation and Performance Development.  After listening to this podcast, you will have the ultimate template for optimized endurance specific performance.

And as the people’s podcast, Coach Robb answers listeners questions about the benefits of massage, how to control intensity for weight loss and cycling, how to recover from a snowboarding session, benefits of energy gels and blocks during a half marathon and when to review biofeedback indicators.

#12 – Stop Being Fat – Get Lean and Faster….If you want!


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If you have been a listener to Coach Robb for any length of time, you know his strong opinion about the importance of heart rate monitors.  During this podcast, Coach Robb outlines how you can utilize your heart rate monitor to build muscle, burn fat and improve your performance results all at the same time!  Please note, during this podcast, Coach Robb provided some helpful illustrations that you will want to write down and keep as a simple, yet powerful resource to understanding how your body utilizes stored fat, sugar and protein to fuel your exercise efforts.

After listening to this podcast, you will have a clear understanding why changing up your intensity levels, durations and frequency will keep you from falling into weight loss stagnation or performance plateaus.  And as always, Coach Robb answered listeners questions about Lance Armstrong’s drug testing results, the use of quinoa on the two week food challenge, capturing your resting heart rate and why athletes are petrified of success!