Welcome back to another episode of RNT Fitness Radio, where I’m joined by physique and exercise specialist James Sutton to discuss optimal exercise mechanics and execution to get the most out of your training. A training program on paper doesn’t mean anything without execution, and the fundamental of any training endeavour is proper technique for your body, which is where James and I dive into – covering optimal mechanics for squatting, pressing and pulling variations. If you’re ready to level up your training, tune in and take notes.
“If we don’t use it, we lose it.”
- James Sutton
00:00 – Intro
01:56 – The ‘Big 3’: squat, bench and deadlift
06:25 – Why the squat might not be the best leg exercise
11:09 – Are you built to squat?
14:36 – Machines vs natural exercise
16:42 – Tension and muscle growth
18:40 – Chest training and development
21:18 – Top tips for chest workouts
27:02 – Position control and risk
31:03 – The importance of personalised programmes
33:19 – Stretching, load and range
38:53 – Why everyone is a beginner
40:45 – Longevity in the game
44:30 – Matching strength and resistance profiles
47:34 – The physical is the vehicle
49:28 – The void
53:17 – Education
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