Ep138 – James Cerbie…Rebel Performance

The Lifetime Athlete
The Lifetime Athlete
Ep138 - James Cerbie...Rebel Performance

In this episode of the podcast, I have the outstanding opportunity to visit with Coach James Cerbie. James is the founder and director of Rebel Performance and the host of Rebel Performance Radio. At Rebel, James directs an online training platform which melds science, technology and innovation to help clients get real results in fitness and athleticism. Here are some of the highlights of our discussion.

  • The journey James took as an athlete, academic, and coach to get to where he is today.
  • Why many methods of training are great but how James felt the need to develop a system that produces the Apex Athlete.
  • The intricacies of program design and the relationship between performance and health.
  • The message from Nassim Nicholas Taleb in his book Antifragile which states that we have to have skin in the game, and how this applies to coaches who need to possess both academic knowledge and practical application skills. Or, as James puts it…you need to be an educated meathead.
  • Why humans need to be part of a team and to combine challenge with camaraderie to get the most out of themselves.
  • How to get strong, jacked, powerful, have a big engine, and move well.
  • The importance of training intelligently so that you don’t end up feeling like a dumpster fire.
  • All this…and more!

If you want to contact James he can be found @jamescerbie or rebel-performance.com

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