#325: How to Train & Perform Like an MMA Fighter with Phil Daru by Renegade Radio with Jay Ferruggia published on 2020-02-15T15:52:01Z Phil Daru is a rapidly rising strength coach for professional MMA athletes. He coaches athletes on strength and conditioning, sports specific performance, body transformation (build muscle and lose fat), and fitness. Maybe you never plan to step into the octagon yourself but that doesn’t mean you can’t look like you could! To learn how, listen as we discuss: - Phil’s athletic background and how he fell in love with MMA and training. [7:50] - The story behind his first gym. [17:25] - Building the mold of the team atmosphere. [21:15] - The moment he had to make a proper decision in his life. [23:24] - The importance of learning from experience. [26:05] - How did building relationships help Phil grow his business? [28:09] - Why did he transition from fighter to coach? [33:00] - Important business lessons for trainers. [36:00] - What is the Daru system he teaches his athletes? [39:10] - How would he train the average 35-year-old male? [45:34] - How to make max effort lifts safer. [52:34] - His go-to recovery methods. [54:35] - How his athletes stay fueled properly during training camps. [56:23] - His take on CTE, past concussions and staying up on the latest research. [58:19] - How to train like a fighter. [1:02:50] This episode is brought to you by Caffeine & Kilos. They make delicious, high caffeine coffee perfect for smashing PR's and awesome apparel that will make you look great in and out of the gym. Get their delicious coffee and more by going to http://jay.caffeineandkilos.com and get 10% off your order as a listener of Renegade Radio. This episode is also brought to you by Barbell Apparel. They make athletic fit jeans that are so comfortable and flexible you can jump, bike, squat and run through your day in them. Their jackets, hoodies, henleys and t-shirts are incredibly well made and keep you looking great in and out of the gym. Go to https://barbellapparel.com and use the coupon code “RENEGADE” to save 10% off your order.