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Podcast #65: Selwyn Griffith on Bridging Medicine to Performance and Exponentially Weighted Load Monitoring

Podcast #65: Selwyn Griffith on Bridging Medicine to Performance and Exponentially Weighted Load Monitoring

Selwyn Griffith is Rehabilitation and Strength and Conditioning Coach at the Brisbane Lions of the Australian Football League. In addition to being a qualified Osteopath, Selwyn’s broad skillsets provides a unique perspective bridging medicine and performance in elite sport. In this interview we cover the newest advances in load monitoring and management, how performance and […]

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Podcast #63: Ben Kenyon on Purposeful Coaching and Being YouNique

Podcast #63: Ben Kenyon on Purposeful Coaching and Being YouNique

Ben Kenyon is Head of Athletic Performance at the Portland Trail Blazers in the National Basketball Association. In this interview, Ben talks us through his journey through the NCAA ranks, where he practiced management skills across a multitude of sports, onto the NBA where he’s learned how-and how not to-push elite athletes to be their […]

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Podcast #62: Michael Roncarati on NBA Championship Winning Injury Prevention

Podcast #62: Michael Roncarati on NBA Championship Winning Injury Prevention

Michael Roncarati is Director of Rehabilitation at the Atlanta Hawks of the National Basketball Association in America, where he is responsible for building and maintaining robust athletes to last 82 games + playoffs per season. Michael shares unique perspectives from his journey and current working environment which can enhance any practitioners skillet! In this interview […]

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Podcast #57: Brett Bartholomew on How To Become A Conscious Coach

Podcast #57: Brett Bartholomew on How To Become A Conscious Coach

Brett Bartholomew is Director of Performance at Unbreakable Performance in Los Angeles and Bartholomew Strength online. Brett has worked with NFL UFC and Olympic athletes around the world yet is as down-to-earth as it gets in this field. Many people are posting neat quotes on Twitter about the “soft skills” we all need to succeed, while […]

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Podcast #55: Dr. Jeremy Sheppard on Leadership Styles, Growth Mindsets, & Surfing Across Hemispheres

Podcast #55: Dr. Jeremy Sheppard on Leadership Styles, Growth Mindsets, & Surfing Across Hemispheres

Dr. Jeremy Sheppard is Director of Performance Services at the Canadian Sports Institute, based in British Columbia. After an epic journey through the Australian Institute of Sport system and directorship at Surfing Australia, Coach Sheppard has returned home to Canada in an administrative role. What leadership styles have proven effective across both hemispheres? How does […]

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Podcast #52: Frans Bosch on Dynamical Systems, Japan’s Rugby Rise, and Whether or Not To Lift Weights

Podcast #52: Frans Bosch on Dynamical Systems, Japan’s Rugby Rise, and Whether or Not To Lift Weights

Frans Bosch is arguably the most sought-after sprinting consultant on the planet. When not lecturing at Fontys Hogeschool in Holland, Frans consults with a wide range of teams which have included Wales Rugby, Japan Rugby, Adelaide Crows, and West Ham United. Frans is a noted proponent of dynamical systems modelling for sports performance, and we break […]

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Podcast #46: Dr. Kelly Starrett on Sparking a Revolution and Solving the Injury Riddles

Podcast #46: Dr. Kelly Starrett on Sparking a Revolution and Solving the Injury Riddles

BRO! Your navicular bone dropped!! We catch up with the post-hype instigator of the mobility revolution, Dr. Kelly Starrett. Kelly was one of the very few in the CrossFit and Paleo scenes to have a true mainstream sports science (Dr. of Physical Therapy!) background, and the cream always rises to the top: Kelly consults in […]

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Book Review: 3DMJ Muscle and Strength Pyramid–Nutrition by Eric Helms

Book Review: 3DMJ Muscle and Strength Pyramid–Nutrition by Eric Helms

A few years ago, Eric Helms filmed a video series outlining a pyramid of importance for nutritional proficiency, following it up with a parallel for exercise programming. This past year he’s turned those pyramids into two books, which I’ll review here. What follows is my personal review of the Nutrition book. NOTE #1: Eric is […]

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Podcast #43: Tubers, The Wheat Question and Iron Hypotheses with Richard Nikoley

Podcast #43: Tubers, The Wheat Question and Iron Hypotheses with Richard Nikoley

If part one of our interview with FreeTheAnimal.com owner Richard Nikoley was a primer on resistant starch and the modern microbiome, part two here is where we get really controversial. This celiac actually discusses whether or not it’s a good idea to eat wheat! What can we learn about Islanders tuber consumption for gut health? How does microbiome in the air and supermarket impact […]

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Podcast #42: Richard Nikoley of FreeTheAnimal on Resistant Starch, Micobiomes, and Paleo Hipsters

Podcast #42: Richard Nikoley of FreeTheAnimal on Resistant Starch, Micobiomes, and Paleo Hipsters

Richard Nikoley might give the fewest f*cks of anyone on the internet. As owner of FreeTheAnimal.com Richard has been one step ahead of most everybody in the nutrition citizen-science-sphere for years now. You could even call him a Paleo Hipster, since he called out low-carb and gluten-haters waaaaay before anyone else thought to! What can resistant starch […]

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