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Wes Bos

Wes Bos

Full Stack JavaScript Developer. Creator of really good web development courses. BBQ enthusiast.

Scott Tolinski

Scott Tolinski

Web Developer, Creator of Level Up Tuts, Bboy, Robotops Crew and Youtuber

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Jan 15th, 2020

2020 Fitness

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In this episode of Syntax, Scott and Wes talk about fitness — how to stay in shape as a developer, nutrition, goals, and more!

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Show Notes

4:42 - Past year reflections

  • Scott

    • Tried several different lifting
    • Breaking didn't happen as much, so my cardio took a hit
    • I finally found a full body plan / bro split that has been very effective
    • Weight belt has really helped my form
  • Wes

    • Overcommitted in 2019
    • Feeling great - physically
    • Gained about 12 pounds past where I want to be - rough year!
    • Noticeable loss in energy when I don't hit the gym
    • DevLifts since November
    • Cardio / HIIT up

12:15 - What we're doing now

  • Scott

    • 4 day split
    • Chest/Triceps
    • Back/biceps
    • Shoulders
    • Legs
    • Abs every day
  • Wes

    • 3 days a week
    • Set A - Chest and back
    • Set B - Legs and chest
    • Set C - Legs and back
  • Cardio finisher (BLASTERS)

  • At home helpers
    • Kettle bells
    • Foam roller

30:32 - Nutrition

  • Scott

    • Nothing too hardcore, salads for lunch - not religiously though
    • Good dinners
    • IF occasionally (e.g. not eating before 10 and not eating after dinner snacks)
    • Desert items allowed
  • Wes

    • Macro Tracking - still want to enjoy things
    • Low Carb
    • High on veggies
      • Brussel sprouts
      • Green beans
      • Salads
      • Chickpeas
      • Olives
    • Still super into fermentation, crunchy + sour + fizzy + spicy
    • No sweets either
    • Beer is my downfall

41:04 - Supplements

  • Scott

    • Not doing anything right now other than high quality protein
    • On meds for nerve damage
    • Probiotic
    • Fish Oil
    • Psylluim husk
  • Wes

    • Megafood Men's Once Daily Multivitamin - they are natural and organic, empty stomach
    • Magnesium
    • Fish Oil
    • Lions Mane
    • Ashwagandha
    • Shilajit

53:49 - Year Looking Forward

  • Scott

    • New gym remodel going to help life
    • Yoga once twice a week
    • Breaking once a week
    • Lifting every day
    • Stretching every day
    • VR Gaming (I burned 400 cals last night playing Super Hot)
    • Goals to dead lift 350, weighted GHR, continue to progress at current rate
    • Make cardio a thing
  • Wes

    • Lose a Few Pounds + Energy + consistency
    • Kettle Bells in office
    • Consistent Gym before life takes a dive
    • Lock down macros
    • Stretches
    • Less beer
    • HIIT

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