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Gymchat 187 – Bodyweight and Suspension Training (with Pierre Johnson)
Posted By Scott Bird
UPDATE 11 Oct 2012 : Thanks again guys, was a great interview. Cheers.
If you missed it the first time (or just want to go over a particular point again), check out the full video over on Kirk’s Youtube channel :
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R9WCYjVPOxo
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I love a dose of Bodyweight Training – when travelling, in the early mornings, and when I’m simply looking for something a little different. Needless to say, you’ve always got the necessary equipment with you.
In this week’s Gymchat we’ll be exploring this style of training, as well as some of the ‘optional extras‘ commonly used; particularly suspension trainers. Helping us do just that is none other than Pierre Johnson, together with Personal Trainer Kirk Fontaine.


To take part in the Gymchat, just swing by (details below) and fire in a question or three. Note that only the first 8 people will be able to share video, so get there a little early.
See you there.

Details

Who Pierre Johnson
Topic : Bodyweight Training
When : Wed Oct 10, 9pm EST (here’s how to find out when that is in your timezone)
How : Google+ Hangout. Follow either Kirk or Scott for details on the live feed.
See you there.

Quick update on the scheduling of the Gymchats : Last week we asked what time everyone thought we should hold these discussions, and it’s clear that there are several different lines of thought. Early mornings, after work, on the weekends.
As the answers are still coming in (on the blog, Twitter and Google+), we’ll be sticking to the regular schedule for another week. And for future discussions, well, I’d love to hear your thoughts on the ideal time. When are you typically free to talk about the world of strength-training?

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