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E 08 | Improving The Female Youth Athlete With Julia And Christian Anto
Episode 816th June 2020 • THIRST For More Podcast • Brandon Smitley | Terre Haute Intensity Resistance and Sports Training
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0:00 – Show Intro

3:47 – Podcast begins

5:20 – The pro's and con's of working with your significant other

14:38 – How to communicate with the female client or athlete

24:46 – What Julia and Christian believe is the biggest pitfall with training the female youth athlete

31:55 – The importance of nutrition for the female youth athlete (and male athlete)

42:06– Julia explains what it's like being a female in the strength and conditioning field

47:37 – What is tri-phasic training? And how Christian uses it with his clients and athletes

57:45 – How Julia and Christian work with their children in the weightroom, and how that conversation differs from a traditional client

1:05:41 – Julia and Christian's opinion on sport specialization

About Julia Anto

Instagram: @julia.ant_toe


Julia Anto, CSCS, is a coach to strength athletes, like powerlifters, physique competitors and crossfitters as well as recreational lifters and those seeking body transformation through muscle-building and fat loss. She takes pride in helping people from all walks of life to see and reach their full potential. Julia is a former Division I strength & conditioning coach from the University at Buffalo, where she worked with every sport on campus. She currently coaches at Illiana Power Asylum with her husband, Christian.

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About Christian Anto

Instagram: @ant_toe


Christian began his athletic career in high school as a soccer player. He continued his soccer career into college playing for a NJCAA school in Madison, Wisconsin. From there he turned to the weight room to extend his athletic goals and transitioned into studying Human Health Sciences. During his transition, he crossed paths with NBS Fitness gym owner David Allen. After several months, Christian converted his educational focus to Exercise Sports Sciences where he has earned his bachelor’s degree and Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) certification. Christian is also a competitive powerlifter who has gained elite totals in three weight classes and stays competitive in the 181-pound class with a 1770 total. He is very passionate about his training and brings that intensity to his clients. Christian has a very technical eye for movement mechanics, particularly when it comes to powerlifting. He currently resides in Highland, Indiana working out of Illinana Power Asylum. Christian is ready to share his knowledge and help clients become strong and healthy while reaching their personal fitness goals.