Mar 27, 2019
Lifelong bodybuilder and nutrition expert Lee Hayward visits the CriticalBench Compound. Before the days of Bodybuilding.com and YouTube, Lee was one of the very first fitness & health experts to have a website having been online since 1997!
He’s currently devoting all of his time and energy to encouraging Men Over 40 get leaner, stronger and healthier. Lee indulges Coach Chris by sharing several great “war” stories about past injuries, his YouTube beginnings and how he and CB Founder Mike Westerdal were actually Bench Press rivals back in the late 90s.
Listen in as Lee reveals some super effective tips to speed up fat loss, aid recovery, gain muscle mass and be more fit in your 40’s and beyond.
"You can build muscle and burn fat simultaneously… 99% of the people listening to this can… the average person who just wants to lose weight and get in shape, you can build muscle and burn fat simultaneously."
2:00 Lee’s ‘Blast Your Bench’ VERSUS ‘The CriticalBench Program’
5:30 From competition to collaboration, a huge mindset shift
9:50 How Lee got started on YouTube not knowing what he was doing
12:55 Joining Toastmasters to overcome his inability to speak well
15:36 The evolution from powerlifting to bodybuilding to Men Over 40
18:00 Lee suffers his first major injury just after the highlight of his bodybuilding career
24:55 Lee’s personal best lifts – bench, squat, deadlift
25:30 A shift in training approach, getting away from HEAVY lifting
26:00 The second injury – biceps tear flipping a 600 lb. tire with the guys
30:18 No more peer pressure, lifting smarter, not harder – Know Your Limits
32:50 Lifestyle changes lead to weight gain and frustration
36:00 Comments on YouTube hit home, time to SHAPE UP
39:15 Using Intermittent Fasting (IF) to trigger Fat Loss
44:26 Unrealistic weight loss tactics
45:50 Practical tips to lose weight without counting calories
50:00 Lee’s transformation from 39 to 40 years old
51:44 Lee’s Yin and Yang training system
55:45 Not every total body workout needs to look the same
58:15 “I know it sounds so sissy, but Do More Yoga!”
1:06:00 Best places to FIND Lee online
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