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THIRST For More Podcast - Brandon Smitley | Terre Haute Intensity Resistance and Sports Training EPISODE 1, 2nd May 2020
E 01 | Welcome To The THIRST For More Podcast feat. Brandon Smitley
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E 01 | Welcome To The THIRST For More Podcast feat. Brandon Smitley

0:00 – Show Intro

1:26 – Podcast begins

2:19 – Who is your host Brandon Smitley and what is the goal with the THIRST For More Podcast?

4:09 – How Brandon got into the fitness industry and powerlifting

12:31 – Brandon's role of personal training at Indiana State University

14:48 – Creating the capital to start Terre Haute Intensity Resistance and Sports Training (THIRST)

21:04 – The first big hurdle with THIRST Gym

23:48 – Working at THIRST Gym full-time and making our first hire

25:48 – Using the COVID-19 experience to start the THIRST For More Podcast

27:38 – The goal behind the podcast and what you can expect

33:08 – How to contact Brandon and the THIRST For More Podcast

Brandon Smitley's Resume

Bachelor's Degree, Health and Fitness - Purdue University

Master's Degree, Physical Education and Coaching - Indiana State University

Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) - National Strength and Conditioning Association

Level One Sports Performance Coach (USAW-L1) - United States Weightlifting Association

Certified Personal Trainer (CPT) - American College of Sports Medicine

PRI Trained - Postural Restoration Institute

Personal Training Clients Since 2009

Internships at Purdue University Strength and Conditioning; North Carolina A&T State University Strength and Conditioning; Indiana State University Strength and Conditioning; Force Fitness and Performance

NutraBio Sponsored Athlete since 2012

Elitefts Sponsored Powerlifter and Columnist since 2013

Best Lifts - 567 lbs squat (All-Time World Record), 330 lbs bench press, 510 lbs deadlift, 1377 lbs total

Co-Owner of Terre Haute Intensity Resistance and Sports Training