Movement, Nutrition, Podcast, Supplements

Exercise and Supplementation for High Performance with Wolfgang Unsöld

January 29, 2018, Author: Boomer Anderson

One thing I always tell clients in the first assessment, no matter what specific goals you have, being faster, jumping higher, or rehabbing from an injury. There’s always two non-specific goals that follow. Number one, more energy and number two, better sleep. Independent of what your actual goal is, the more energy you have and the better you sleep, the easier it is to achieve that goal.

Wolfgang Unsöld is currently one of the most successful Personal Trainers and Strength Coaches in the world.

He is the Founder of the Your Personal Strength Institute (YPSI) in Stuttgart, Germany. YPSI offers Consulting and Personal Training, the YPSI Supplement-Line, as well as Seminars and the YPSI Trainer Certification.

Wolfgang is known worldwide for the outstanding results he produces with his clients and athletes. Examples:

  • Wolfgang published over 100 before-and-after transformations
  • He with a wide variety of clients ranging from Executives to Athletes from over 20 Sports
  • Wolfgang trained 13 Athletes that competed at the Olympic Winter Games 2014 in Sochi, Russia
  • He trained 3 Athletes at the Olympic Summer Games 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

The YPSI Trainer B- & A-Licence has certified over 300 Trainers in 24 Countries on 4 Continents and he has given Seminars on Training & Nutrition in 22 countries worldwide.

Wolfgang is the author of many bestselling books including:

Wolfgang’s first English book was published in October 2017 under the title “Advanced Training Tips.”

Wolfgang also published four ebooks in 2017 which are available on the YPSI website:

Key Highlights from the Podcast: 

  • How Max Planck’s story in Poor Charlie’s Almanack represents what Wolfgang dislikes about the fitness industry at the moment
  • The benefits of exponential technologies to the fitness industry
  • The story of Boyd Epley, the first strength and conditioning coach (University of Nebraska)
  • How to get a sufficient workout at a hotel gym
  • What to do in situations where you only have a hotel room and need to exercise
  • How does the term diet leads to failure
  • What does Wolfgang think of intermittent fasting
  • Why Wolfgang recommends drinking lime, salt, and water first thing in the morning to all of his clients
  • What does Wolfgang think of self-quantification, HRV, and his favorite quantification tool (skin fold measurement)
  • The five supplements Wolfgang recommends for all of his clients
  • Why you need Vitamin D in months ending in R if you live above Lisbon

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