Team Franco Podcast
By Joe Franco
Joe Franco - Owner of Team Franco, OCB Pro, Judge, Promoter and Hall of Fame.
Reaching physique goals with a healthier and practical approach!
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Team Franco PodcastMar 25, 2022
3 Overlooked Factors For Physique Progress. TFB QC: #54
Often overlooked are the basics and what you can easily do and accept for continued progress.
3 Diet Hacks! How I overcame sticking points. TFB Quick-Cast #53
Stuck in your diet, give any of these a try to help increase consistency.
Counting Steps to get Shredded? TFB Quick-Cast #52
There are many ways to lose body fat and types of cardio. Counting steps can be the one for you!
Post Competition Blues? (my approach to work through it) TFB Quick-Cast: #51
It can be tough post competition. I go over some ways to help you through so you can feel better and to avoid the blues!
Peak Week! What it is and my protocol. TFB Quick-Cast #50
Covering one the the most anticipated parts of competition prep.
Top 5 Factors for a Successful Contest Prep! TFB QC: #49
May not be what you think, but I can guarantee if you apply these, contest prep will be a positive experience.
Compete to show Improvement not for a Placement. TFB Quick-Cast #48
What is your motivation of stepping on stage?
Live the Bodybuilding lifestyle before you compete? TFB Quick-Cast #47
There are many benefits to live the life as a bodybuilder before you compete.
Stage Presentation! What it is and don't wait to the end. TFB Quick-Cast #46
A quick breakdown of what stage presentation is and what to do so you are prepared.
Top 5 Factors for Weight Training Success: TFB Quick-Cast #45
Here are 5 keys to putting together a productive weight training routine.
Bodybuilding and Focus, How much is needed for success? TFB Quickcast: #44
We all need focus to achieve our goals, but how much and when does it become counter productive.
Playing the long game for bodybuilding success: TFB Podcast #43
Embracing the journey will give you the most and sustainable progress.
Top 5 Factors for Diet Success. TFB Quick Cast: #42
Covering five approaches that will lead to better dieting adherence.
My Favorite Training Techniques! TFB Quick-Cast: #41
Looking for a change in your training to spice it up? I cover the few techniques that I like to through in.
How to cheat on your diet and not lose progress! TFB Quick-Cast: #40
My cheat code to have a cheat meal and not mess up your fat lose.
Top 5 Exercises Physique Competitors don't have to do! TFB Quick-Cast #39
All in good fun, my opinion of 5 exercises that are not needed to build your body for the stage.
What really is "Hardcore" Bodybuilding? TFB Quick-Cast: #38
The truth and revisited topic talking about what is hardcore during a contest prep.
Are you compromising your health for a competition? TFB Quick-Cast: #37
Sometimes we need to question the path we are on. Is it time to pull back and focus on overall health or push through?
The Missing Link to a Great Contest Prep! TFB Quick-Cast #36
May not be what you think, but I guarantee it's a game changer.
How often should you weigh yourself? TFB Quick-Cast: #35
A question I receive often, and the answer lies in your mindset.
Accountability leads to progress! (Why Coaches have coaches, even me) TFB Quick-Cast #34
Hire a coach might be the last factor you need to reach your physique desires.
My Diet, Mindset and Goals: TFB Quick Cast: #33
A brief review of my go to foods and what is on tap. Along with talking about one of the biggest dieting mistakes.
Meal Prep Services, good idea? TFB Quick Cast: #32
Covering a few things to considered before using a meal prep company, and if its worth it for you.
Be boring for progress and success! TFB Quick Cast: #31
Sounds weird I know, but if we are stuck doing the same thing will lead to breaking that plateau.
How intense do you need to train for progress? TFB Quick Cast: #30
Smart training over time trumps intensity, sorta.....
Track your workouts, Please!! TFB Quick Cast: #29
Logging your workouts is a needed tool to allow yourself to make progress.
Emotions after you compete and how to best address them. TFB Quick Cast: #28
All too often we have a swing of emotions after we compete. Today I address on how to be productive and learn from them.
Bodybuilding Competition Advice Part 5: Time and Patience - TFB Quick Cast: #27
Time and patience is the final key to success in bodybuilding.
Bodybuilding Competition Advice - Part 4: Discipline (the missing link) TFB Quick Cast: #26
The last and most important factor to reaching a new level is discipline.
Bodybuilding Competition Advice - Part 3: Chicken, Broccoli and Rice! (The diet) TFB Quick Cast: #25
Today I cover the stigma of the bodybuilding diet and options that will be best for you.
Bodybuilding Competition Advice, Part 2: Social Media (choose wisely) TFB Quick Cast: #24
Discussing the positives and negatives of what social media can bring to those who compete.
Bodybuilding Competition Advice: Part 1 - Education: TFB Quick Cast: #23
A mini series on what is needed to have the most success in the world of competition. Its all starts with Education!
Learning not all workouts need to be great for progress! TFB Quick Cast: #22
It's really that simple. All workouts count over time. Take the good and the bad, and find the middle ground.
Current Shoulder and Bicep Workout. (4-day split) TFB Quick Cast: #21
The last day of training for my current 4 day split. Enjoy!
Doubts about competing? Here is why you should! TFB Quick Cast: #20
Setting the goal to compete can be scary, but I cover reasons why you should take that jump.
Easy food options for setting up diet success! TFB Quick Cast: #19
Today I cover some easy but healthy food options that you can eat to have diet success.
My Back workout! (4 day split): TFB Quick-Cast #18
Here is a sample of what I am currently running for my back training.
What is the best diet? TFB Quick-Cast #17
Covering what is needed to have success when starting a diet and making it a lifestyle.
Learning how to adapt will lead to success! TFB Quick-Cast #16
To succeed in fitness and life, learning to change paths to reach your desires is a must. I talk about the flexibility that you need to make it.
Chest and Tricep training (4 day split): TFB Quick-Cast #15
Here is just one example and what I have been running the last couple of weeks.
Carb Cycling - Does it really matter? TBF Quick-Cast #14
Cycling carbs is a popular way to help people lose weight, but does changing your carb/calorie intake matter? Take a listen to hear my thoughts and history on the topic.
Current Lower Body Workout, 4-day split: TFB Quick-Cast #13
A mini series of running a 4-day split, where I will break down each of my current workouts, from exercises, sets, reps and why I choose these exercises.
Pre work-out supplements, worth it? TFB Quick-Cast #12
Today a go over my history and thoughts on if we need to use a pre workout before training. Just one guys opinion!
Consistency leads to Achievement and Knowledge! TFB Quick-Cast #11
Consistency overtime will give your what you are after. good or bad, and the knowledge on how to get better.
Believing and Trusting Yourself is greater than "Fitness Trends". TFB Quick-Cast #10
When it comes to goal setting, you first need to trust and believe in yourself. Not the latest fitness flash.
Proper Fitness Planning "Pays" The Greatest Dividends! TFB Quick-Cast #9
Similar to investing money, smart and proper planning pays the greatest when it comes to reaching your fitness goals.
How much weight to gain after a competition & what is "Happy Weight"? TFB Quick-Cast #8
Laying out what I think is a safe weight gain percentage after you compete to make progress and be happy!
Top 5 Factors for a Great workout! TFB Quick-Cast #7
Breaking down the 5 factors that are needed to make your training great and for gainz!
Bulking is a waste of time! TFB Quick-Cast #6
Today I cover on why I think "bulking" doesn't play a role for natural athletes.
How Often Should You Compete? TFB Quick-Cast #5
Covering what I believe is most optimal for success and the frequency of competing.