Episode Archives

Episode 17: “Inside the Fitness Industry”

The fitness industry is hotter than it's ever been before, but what was it like 20 years ago and how has it changed in that time?  Over the last two decades, James Grage has witnessed the evolution, being a part of the fitness magazine industry, the bodybuilding industry,  the Mr. Olympia expo and the Sports Nutrition Industry. The James Grage Theory is a weekly podcast sharing personal insights, secrets, and stories about how to achieve success in life, business, and fitness.
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Episode 16: “Starting a Business”

How do you build a successful business when you’re starting with nothing? If you don’t have the money or special connections, where do you start? The James Grage Theory is a weekly podcast sharing personal insights, secrets, and stories about how to achieve success in life, business and fitness.
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Episode 14: “Dealing with Failures”

What’s the difference between a failure and an obstacle, and is a failure your enemy, that impedes all progress, or is it your friend that propels you forward? The James Grage Theory is a weekly podcast sharing personal insights, secrets and stories about how to achieve success in life, business and fitness.  
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Episode 12: “The Battle of Will”

In a world where there's so many things out of our control, the one thing that we can control is ourselves.  The biggest obstacles that we'll ever face are the ones that we create for ourselves.  It's truly a battle of YOU vs YOU. The James Grage Theory is a weekly podcast sharing personal insights, secrets and stories about how to achieve success in life, business and fitness.
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THE JAMES GRAGE FULL BODY BANDS WORKOUT CIRCUIT

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BPI Sports co-founder, James Grage uses bands workouts to stay fit wherever he goes. Join him as he shows you why there’s never a good excuse to skip a workout when you have bands and a couple of good places to hang them. Watch the videos and follow along as James takes you through the paces of a total body workout using only resistance bands.

Note that James uses his signature 20-10-10-15 rep structures, training the same way he would train in the gym with weights, only with bands.

BANDS WORKOUTS TIPS:

  1. Shorten the band for more tension.
  2. Lengthen it for lighter resistance.
  3. Results come from those moments when you’re really uncomfortable, then having the ability to push yourself past that.

JAMES GRAGE’S SIGNATURE SET STRUCTURE:

  • Set One: 20 reps – First, use a comfortable resistance that allows you to perform 20 reps with perfect form.
  • Set Two: 10 Reps – Then, increase the resistance. You should be struggling to get the 10th
  • Set Three: 10 reps – Maintain the resistance.
  • Set Four: 15 reps – Finally, return to the original resistance. This is the sprint. Use good form and make sure you get that extra squeeze at peak contraction. Do this explosively.

BANDS WORKOUTS FOR ABS

Episode 11: “Insecurities in Fitness”

What is the other side of the Fitness Industry that you don't see? Featuring special guest Whitney Reid.
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Episode 10: “In the Face of Adversity”

“You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated. In fact, it may be necessary to encounter the defeats, so you can know who you are, what you can rise from, how you can still come out of it.”
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Episode 9: “Juggling Priorities”

We all know that we have to prioritize our fitness goals in order to achieve them, but the question is, how do you fit it in with all of your other priorities?
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Episode 7: “You Are Your Own Worst Enemy”

What are some of those stories that you tell yourself about who you are and what you're capable of? Is it possible that some of those ideas may be holding you back from reaching bigger and better things? Our major limitations are the ones that we impose on ourselves.
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Episode 6: “Take Control of Your Habits”

Why is it that it's so hard to break bad habits and equally hard to make new good habits stick?
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