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High Intensity Business

High Intensity Business (formerly Corporate Warrior) is a high intensity strength training podcast designed to help HIT enthusiasts to achieve their fitness goals and HIT business owners and personal trainers to build a successful HIT business. The podcast helps individuals and personal trainers to optimise results for themselves and their clients with evidence-based information on exercise, diet, and lifestyle. Moreover, the podcast explores every aspect of starting and growing a high intensity training business including personal training, sales, marketing, operations, hiring, retention, pricing and packaging, financial management, exercise equipment, leadership, productivity, and much more. Previous guests include Dr Doug McGuff, Drew Baye, Skyler Tanner, Fred Hahn, James Fisher PhD, James Steele PhD, Luke Carlson, Adam Zickerman, Kyle Recchia, Adrian Antigua, Bill Crawford, Dorian Yates, Simon Melov PhD, Roger Schwab, Robb Wolf, Mark Sisson, Steve Maxwell, and many, many more.

Dec 29, 2015

"All we know is still infinitely less than all that remains unknown." - William Harvey

I enjoyed my first interview with James so much that I asked him to join me for a second time. You can email James on

James (MSc Exercise Physiology) is the Course Leader for BSc (HONS) Fitness and Personal Training at Southampton Solent University. James has worked with world class professional athletes and he's contributed a large number of research publications to the exercise domain.

In this interview, we discuss:

  • If there is any point to training smaller muscle groups like grip.
  • How the Pareto Law Principle applies to strength training.
  • The potential down sides to a Big 5 and abbreviated workouts
  • The benefits of strength training for joint, ligament and tendon health.
  • And much more.

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