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Gymchat 213 (Roundtable) – How to get BIGGER and STRONGER
Written By : Scott Bird

In the Gymchat Interview this week we focussed on hypertrophy, talking to Personal Trainer Conor Kelly. If packing on a bit of muscle is one of your goals, go back and watch that one. Great discussion.
This time Josh will be hosting a roundtable discussion talking about training for both size and strength. How to start, the right way to tackle both at once, and a whole lot more. Joining him will be Suneet Sebastian, Paul Marsland, Kevin Hart and Jason Paris. Fantastic.

Details –
Who : Josh Hewett, Suneet Sebastian, Paul Marsland, Kevin Hart and Jason Paris. If you’d like to join the panel, just drop Josh a line.
Topic : How to get BIGGER and STRONGER
When : Sunday Sep 22, 1pm EDT (UTC -4hrs)
How : Watch the live stream below (we’ll post the Youtube player as soon as the hangout starts). The full video will also be available here shortly after the Gymchat.
See you there.

Gymchat Roundtable


Coming Up : In upcoming Gymchats we’ll be discussing Rope Training, Strength Sports in the Media and the Fitness Education in Schools; and a whole lot more. Details in the Strength & Fitness Newsletter (part of the Straight to the Bar Strength Kit).

And if you’d like to suggest a topic for a future discussion – or volunteer to be interviewed on the show – just drop us a line. Cheers.

If you’d like to suggest a future topic, or schedule an interview for one of the upcoming discussions, you can send us a message privately here, or swing by our Community site on Google+. Look forward to hearing from you.

Over to you. Drop us a line on Twitter ( @scottbird ), or add a comment below.



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