Josh Tarnofsky | Sport of Yoga, Active Recovery & Strength Training

Episode 90

In this episode, I speak with Josh Tarnofsky co-founder of Yogathlete a community education platform and online store built on holistic training philosophies that focus on mindful movement, performance, and longevity.

Their movement methodologies incorporate neuromuscular activation, bioenergetics, soft tissue work, calisthenics and other clinically proven performance-based modalities that increase strength, flexibility, endurance, and athleticism for all levels and lifestyles.

Topics Discussed:

Sport of Yoga

Yoga is a Lifestyle

More Than Meditation & Woo-Woo

Opportunity for Self-Awareness

Prehab Foundations to do Heavy

Neuromuscular Development

Active Recovery Through Work

Bio-Energetics & Longevity

Permission to Break Barriers

Always Be Learning

Community Enables Growth

Compete Against You, Yesterday


Fun & Functionality

Integrate Play into Life


Instagram: @yogathlete




Listening To:

Trevor Hall


Polar Plunge


*Anything discussed in this episode is not medical advice and you should always check with a health professional prior to taking any actions.

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