Tim Anderson is an educator, personal trainer, and the founder of Original Strength, a movement to help people remember how to move well and live better lives. In a nutshell, his job is to help people feel amazing.
In this conversation, I speak with Tim about the origins of Original Strength, how it’s changed my life, the joy of doing strange things in public, and living like a superhero.
We also talk about some of Tim’s favorite sayings, including “It feels good to feel good,” “Start where you are,” and “Be your own chef.”
3:00 – The Original Strength philosophy
4:45 – The road to “wrongville” is wider than we think
9:15 – Does change start in the mind or the body?
11:15 – The five resets
15:30 – “Start where you are”
19:30 – “Good, better, best”
20:45 – “Be your own chef”
24:30 – Doing strange things in public
31:15 – Superman and finding a role model
35:00 – Where to learn more about OS
- Original Strength website
- Best book to start with: Pressing Reset: Original Strength Reloaded
- Tim’s other books on Amazon
- Tim crawling a mile!
- An introduction to Original Strength’s Five Resets
- Upcoming OS workshops