Mike Robertson is the President of Robertson Training Systems and the co-owner of Indianapolis Fitness and Sports Training (IFAST) in Indianapolis, Indiana. IFAST has been named one of the Top 10 Gyms in America by Men’s Health magazine numerous times, as was also a fitness award winner by Women’s Health Magazine.
Over his 20-year coaching career, Mike has worked with athletes from every major professional sport including all-stars in both the NBA and MLS. He also serves as a writer, speaker, consultant and educator across the fitness industry.
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0:00 – 9:00 – Robbie intro’s the show and asks Mike about program design mistakes
9:01 – 11:02 – Robbie ask Mike for his definitions of program design and periodization
11:03 – 13:54 – Robbie asks Mike about programming for an athlete who needs to spend more time practicing their sport
13:55 – 19:59 – Robbie asks Mike about phase potentiation within his programming when he has a short timeframe with an athlete
20:00 – 32:09 – Robbie asks Mike about training transfer
32:10 – 38:22 – Robbie asks Mike about running and owning a business
38:23 – 48:17 – Robbie asks Mike to share his advice on internships, hiring staff, and his biggest business lessons
48:18 – 56:27 – Robbie asks Mike about family and work-life balance
56:28 – 59:19 – Robbie asks Mike about what strategies he uses to enhance his ability to be more present
59:20 – 1:01:54 – Robbie asks Mike about where people can find out more about him?
1:01:55 – 1:02:18 – Robbie wraps up the show!