I’ll be the first to admit that I spend a lot of time on YouTube, but personally I think that this is a good thing. In fact I reckon that there are certain YouTube channels providing better strength training information than most professional certifications! To prove it, here are 5 of my favourite Must-Watch YouTube Channels dedicated to all things Strength Training.
They’re in no particular order, but they’re all pretty damn awesome…
1. Candito Training HQ:
Jonnie Candito is a competitive powerlifter who regularly posts his workouts as well as tonnes of no-nonsense advice about how to get stronger. What I really like is that although Jonnie has a really relaxed style, he’s also really knowledgeable in his subject matter. Add to this the fact that he recently won Silver in the 2015 IPF Worlds and you’ve got a YouTuber that absolutely deserves a subscribe.
Omar, aka Brady Brosef, aka the green power ranger, aka super saiyan, aka head coach of team no-calves. If all that meant nothing to you, then you need to check out his channel. Omar delivers bodybuilding, powerlifting and most recently Olympic lifting content in his own unique humorous style. But what makes Omar’s channel really special is the amount of collaborations he organises with various coaches and experts in their field. These, alongside a few great laughs, make his a channel you should definitely check out.
If you’ve not already discovered Elliot Hulse’s Strength Camp then where have you been? His channel boasts more than 1000 videos on a huge variety of topics as asked to him by fans and subscribers. What’s so special about Elliot’s channel is not only the sheer variety of questions he answers, but the sincerity and personal touch that he gives to those answers. If there’s a father figure of the YouTube Strength World, then it’s Elliot Hulse, and you should definitely go and visit his channel.
Now this channel stands out in this list because it’s not ran by a single personality or front-man. Instead what bodybuilding revolution does is bring together experts from different fields and pit them against each other in friendly competitions. For instance, ever wondered if a bodybuilder, powerlifter or strongman could deadlift best? Or maybe you’ve wondered how strong gymnasts are at weightlifting exercises? If its questions like this that keep you up at night then you need to watch bodybuildingRev to find out the answers.
5. Paul Chek:
For those of you that don’t know who Paul Chek is, there’s simply not enough room here to describe the man. Specialist in Exercise selection and physiology, founder of the CHEK institute, teacher, lecturer, holistic health nut and all round nice guy. He’s also arguably one of the most knowledgeable coaches in the world today, and he’s sharing his knowledge, for free, on YouTube. Paul also boasts an amazingly positive personality that really comes across in his videos, and if you can pay attention for the 30+ minutes he typically records for then I can guarantee that you’ll come away MUCH more knowledgeable.
That’s it folks, go check out those 5 channels, load up on tonnes of great strength training information and keep on growing stronger!
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