Episode 201: Todd Bumgardner - Understanding human behavior and how to develop communication skills

This episodes guest is Todd Bumgardner from Toddbumgardner.com, Beyond Strength Performance ,and Strength Fraction.

Todd is a fitness coach, writer, business owner, and outdoorsman from the woods and ridges of Central Pennsylvania. He currently lives in Virginia where he co-owns and operates Beyond Strength Performance NOVA--a training gym that features semi-private, group, and personal training. He's also the co-founder, and lead, at Strength Faction--an online coaching and mentoring program designed and committed to helping fitness coaches grow personally and professionally by improving their self-care to avoid burnout and providing them with the program design, coaching, and systems to help them build a stable and long-lasting career. When he's not working, he's hiking up a mountain, hunting, or fly fishing somewhere in America's outdoors."

On this episode Todd and I discuss:

  • Todd's background
  • We discuss human behavior, communication, and understanding
  • I ask Todd about the assessment process the conduct at Beyond Strength Performance
  • I ask Todd for his current book recommendation 

This was an outstanding episode and I hope you all enjoy it as much as we did!

Stay Strong,

RB

 

Show Notes:

Website - www.toddbumgardner.com

Website - Beyond Strength Performance

Website - Strength Fraction

Facebook - Beyond Strength Performance NOVA

Facebook - Todd Bumgardner

Twitter - @BumTodd

Instagram - bspnova

 

Books Mentioned:

Behave

Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance 

Lila

 

Videos Mentioned:

Louis C.K. - "Why"

 


People and Resources Mentioned:

Bill Hartman

Mike Roussell

Adee Cazayoux

Kristen White

Robert Sapolsky 

Patrick Ward

Carl Rogers

Neil Rampe

Arizona Diamondbacks

LA Dodgers

ALTIS

Jas Rawandha

Mike Wu

Landmark

T-Nation

Mike Ranfone

Mike Connolly

Anthony Renna

Danny Lennon


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