I think I first heard it from a Navy SEAL that "Strong
People Are Harder To Kill".
And you're going to learn all about why that is in today's
podcast, with my guest Keith Norris.
At 15, Texan Keith was already involved in one of the premier
fitness and weight training scenes in the country Powerhouse
Gym, a legendary bodybuilding, training, and powerlifting mecca in
San Antonio that launched the careers of athletes like Ms. Olympia
Rachel McLish, Lori Bowen-Rice, Jeep Swenson and many
A knee injury derailed Keith’s career as a linebacker at Texas
State, but his experience rehabbing and working with some of the
best strength coaches in the country continued to increase his
interest in intelligent body development. In the mid 90s Keith
competed in AAU Bodybuilding and won the title of Mr. Virginia and
runner-up to Mr. America.
In 2010, after navigating a successful 9 year military and 15
year corporate career, Keith was finally able to follow up on his
lifelong dedication to training and come on board Efficient Exercise
as a partner and regional
manager.Keith, along with his wife, Michelle are two Their tireless
work promoting Paleo principles is what allowed them to reach out
to Paleo celebrities like Robb Wolf and Mark Sisson to pull
together 2012 & 2013’s super symposiums, Paleo f(x)™. Anyone who
attended Paleo f(x)™ could quickly see from the line of athletes,
peers, and wide-eyed newbies that lined up to speak to Keith,
after his presentations, that he is truly on the pulse of new
exciting developments in the fitness field.Along with his wife
Michelle, Keith also blogs at "Ancestral Momentum - Theory to Practice
" and is one
of the leading figures in the exploding Paleo nutrition and health
movement as the founder of the Paleo f(x) conference
In this episode, you'll learn:
-Why “strong people are harder to kill”...
-How women and endurance athletes can keep from getting
bulky when getting strong...
-Keith's unique approach to building strength and how to
match your body's force production curve...
-How you can strike a balance between constantly being in
an anabolic state, and the life extending benefits of things like
intermittent fasting and calorie restriction...
-How many sets and reps you need to get as strong as
-The best supplements for strength building...
Resources Keith and I discuss during this episode
-Paleo f(x), April 24-26th 2015
. The can’t-miss
conference that is the Who’s Who gathering of the Paleo movement,
with world-class speakers including best-selling authors,
physicians, nutritionists, research scientists, professional
athletes, trainers, sustainability and food activists, biohackers,
Do you have questions about how to get strong, or why
strong people are harder to kill? Leave your thoughts at BenGreenfieldFitness.com.