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Nick Tumminello is the owner of Performance University International, which provides strength training and conditioning for athletes and educational programs for trainers and coaches all over the world.
As an educator, he has become known as the trainer of trainers. He has been named 2016 NSCA Personal Trainer of the Year and in 2015 he was inducted into the Personal Trainer Hall of Fame.
In this episode you’ll discover:
[1:57] Nick’s training philosophy
[3:38] The importance of bridging the gap between scientific evidence and the practical application of it.
[5:03] The general universal principles of fat loss and training that are repeatedly shown in the research.
[8:19] Why you need muscle to effectively burn fat.
[10:41] The benefits of exercise that people are rarely talking about.
[14:43] What is metabolic strength training and why it’s so effective for burning fat.
[18:56] His thoughts on cardio and fat loss.
[20:37] Best reps and sets to use if your goal is to build muscle, strength or a combination of both.
[23:04] The difference between workouts for men and women.
[27:19] The truth behind spot reduction.
[30:22] Doing what you can do based on where you’re at.
[31:45] Nick’s overall approach to nutrition.
[34:48] How to find the right personal trainer for you.
[37:10] What you can do to be a better client or student of a trainer.