Episode #18: Hard Work, An Open Mind and a Passion for Boxing: Interview with Rob Pilger

These days there are a lot of online gurus and personal trainers that ‘train fighters.’

Unfortunately, most of them are self appointed gurus, with no experience.

Guys like Rob Pilger are rare.

This guy grew up on a farm, has been involved with boxing for 25 years, trains a bunch of boxers and mma fighters, runs a gym and continues to work hard to improve his craft.

This guy has an incredible combination of hard work, an open mind and the willingness to improve his craft year after year.


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In this interview we discuss:

  • Movement, GPP, Strength Work
  • Different training styles
  • Consistency and Time
  • Training like an athlete
  • Common training myths
  • Walking the walk
  • and much more

Rob has competed as an Amateur boxer winning three golden glove championships. He has been involved in boxing, as a fighter, and now trainer for 25 years. Rob has been a strength/conditioning specialist for 11 years and is a CHEK II Practitioner, Westside Barbell Certified, and a USA Boxing Coach II. He has also interned and taken seminars with some of the biggest names in the strength/conditioning industry over the with the likes of Louie Simmons, Paul Chek, Mike Boyle, Charles Poliquin, and Tom Purvis. He currently owns and operates his fight school in Columbus Ohio where he works with pro/amateur boxers, MMA fighters (UFC, StrikeForce, Bellator fighters) along with NHL, and MLS players, who enjoy the boxing workouts for improved conditioning and other athletes along with the general public. Rob has trained many golden glove and several national amateur boxing champions, as well as many professional fighters.

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