Ep. 53: Training for Life with Robert Linkul
The Dr. Tyna Show
My guest today is Robert Linkul, a strength and conditioning coach who specializes in training older adults. He is well pedigreed and very well educated. His business is called Training the Older Adult and he joins us to share his expertise.
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On This Episode We Cover:
6:26 The myth of not being about to strength train because of joint replacements
11:55 - Functional training to train for the sport of life
17:45 - Sarcopenia and the dangers associated with it
21:20 - High Intensity Resistance Training (HIRT)
32:02 - Why resistance training is so important
42:41 - Grip strength can be an accurate indicator for longevity/increased mortality
58:52 - Breaking the mindset that strength training is for younger people
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