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In this packed episode of Breaking Muscle Radio, our hosts, Managing Editor Becca Borawski Jenkins and Coach Chet Morjaria, speak with Andrew Read.  Andrew is now a Master RKC and combines this role with distributing for Dragon Door in Australia. He has been a personal trainer and coach for over twenty years, and has a background that ranges from special forces through to Ironman. Press play, sit back, and enjoy! 00:13 - Introduction to Andrew Read01:12 - Andrew's background as a writer02:42 - The state of the personal training industry03:20 - The skills personal trainers need to have longevity in the industry05:11 - The business side of training and the personal sacrifices required09:37 - Feelings on CrossFit and how it fits in to the fitness industry11:55 - Eliminating stupidity in the industry13:29 - Who is not stupid in the fitness industry18:05 - Dan John, Pavel, and other greats - what we can learn from them21:21 - 30 second elevator pitch on Andrew's training philosophy22:50 - Getting caught up in one aspect of fitness24:33 - Balancing training plans and scheduling a training week 31:46 - Considerations for masters athletes36:13 - Active recovery and days off40:00 - The importance of lifestyle and mindset46:05 - Short questions related to strength and conditioning50:24 - Andrew's contact details and upcoming events

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