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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 #51: Dr. Ian McKeown on Exercise Selection and the Elements of an Elite Performance Culture

Podcast #51: Dr. Ian McKeown on Exercise Selection and the Elements of an Elite Performance Culture

What key elements go into creating a world-class high performance culture, from athletes to staff to administrators? Find out here from Port Adelaide Football Club Head of Athletic Development Dr. Ian McKeown. Learn the logic behind exercise selection and what accessory work Port Adelaide favor, Ian’s favorite books, and much much more!! In this continuation of one of […]

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Podcast #49: Darcy Norman on World Cup Wins, International to Club Transitions, and Cultural Management

Podcast #49: Darcy Norman on World Cup Wins, International to Club Transitions, and Cultural Management

Darcy Norman is Director of Performance at AS Roma Football (Soccer) Club in Italy. Previously he was at Highroad Cycling team and EXOS with Bayern Munich and the German National Soccer team, an integral part of their dominant 2014 FIFA World Cup victory. Having gone back and forth between national teams and club sides multiple […]

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Podcast #48: Lachlan Wilmot on Power Development, Matchweek Programming, and the Origins of Quidditch

Podcast #48: Lachlan Wilmot on Power Development, Matchweek Programming, and the Origins of Quidditch

Lachlan Wilmot is Lead Strength and Power Coach at the Greater Western Sydney Giants, currently the hottest (and healthiest) performing team in the AFL. Lachlan and I discuss everything you need to know about building robust and powerful athletes! How can ideal weight be maintained while developing power? Which pieces of the puzzle fit when during a […]

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Podcast #18: Sleeping for Performance with Hugh Fullagar

Podcast #18: Sleeping for Performance with Hugh Fullagar

On today’s episode of the Well Traveled Wellness Podcast we discuss sleeping for performance with Hugh Fullagar, doctoral researcher with FIFA and Saarland University. We discuss the deleterious effects of sleep deprivation, how to measure sleep quality, and what the top teams do to keep their athletes well-rested. Listen to the Episode: What You’ll Learn […]

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Podcast #10: Movement and Athletic Potential with Shawn Myszka

Podcast #10: Movement and Athletic Potential with Shawn Myszka

On today’s episode of the Well Traveled Wellness Podcast we connect with the Pro Performance Director of Explosive Edge Athletics in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Shawn Myszka. Shawn works personally with dozens of NFL players, helping them with sport-specific power development, transfer of training to sport performance, and development of mastery in kinesiology. Is your movement inefficient […]

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Podcast #8 Part 1- Nutritional Strategies for Performance & the Importance of Nutritional Education in Games Players with Dr. Sophie Killer.

Podcast #8 Part 1- Nutritional Strategies for Performance & the Importance of Nutritional Education in Games Players with Dr. Sophie Killer.

On today’s episode of the Well Traveled Wellness Podcast we speak to Kent University lecturer Dr. Sophie Killer. Sophie has provided nutrition consultancy for Premier League football clubs, international basketball teams and Olympians, all whilst pursuing her interests in carbohydrate research. Are you a games player who is unsure about how to manage your nutrition? […]

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Podcast #6 Part-1: Elite Athletic Monitoring, Nutritional Manipulation for Training Adaptation & Train Low, Compete High Theory with Dr. Jon Bartlett.

Podcast #6 Part-1: Elite Athletic Monitoring, Nutritional Manipulation for Training Adaptation & Train Low, Compete High Theory with Dr. Jon Bartlett.

Ever wondered about the best way to monitor your performance & wellbeing? Keen to learn the different nutritional strategies utilized between training & competition? On this episode we bring in a researcher whose experience spans both hemispheres, currently of the University of Victoria, Dr. Jon Bartlett. With an applied background from the English Premier league […]

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