Episode 106: Interview with David Joyce - Injury Risk Profiling and Pain and Performance

This episodes guest is David Joyce who is the Head of Integrated High Performance at the GWS Giants in the AFL in Australia. 

David is also the co-author with Dan Lewindon of two of the most popular sports performance and rehabilitation books to be publish in recent years - High Performance Training for Sports and Sports Injury Prevention and Rehabilitation.

On this episode David and I discuss:

- Davids Background and Influences
- The good and not so good things that David is currently seeing with the professions of Physical Preparation and sports rehabilitation
- We get into a deep discussion about the two chapters that David co-wrote with Dan Lewindon about injury risk profiling and the and David Butler on Pain and Performance
- David also parts with his top advice to all the listeners

This was an awesome episode with Joycie.

Hope you guys enjoy it.

Stay Strong,
RB

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Show Notes

Giants AUP - Twitter Handle

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Episode 105: Interview with Pat Davidson - Part 3 - Biggest Lessons Learned,Top Advice and More

Hey everyone welcome back to the third and final part to my interview with Pat Davidson.

If you haven't listened to Parts 1 and 2 - click here for Part 1 and here for Part 2.

On this Final Part of my interview with Pat we discuss:

- What Pat considers to the biggest mistakes that he has learned from so far in his career
- Pat's top advice to all coaches
- And so much more

Enjoy Part 3 guys.

Stay Strong,
RB

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Episode 104: Interview with Pat Davidson - Part 2 - ESD & Mass

Welcome back to Part 2 with Pat Davidson.

If you haven't listened to Part 1 - click here to check it out.

In this Part we continue our discussion on
- Energy System Development & Pats Book MASS

Enjoy Guys.

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RB

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Episode 103: Interview with Pat Davidson - Part 1 - Background, Influences, Training Philosophy, LTAD

This episodes guest is Pat Davidson.

Pat has a PhD in Exercise Physiology and has previously been a Professor of Exercise Science at Brooklyn College and Springfield College. Pat has an extensive background in Strongman Training, wrestling and Martial Arts. Pat is one of the most intelligent and well read individuals I have had the pleasure to interact with on the show. Pat is one of those rare individuals who realizes that its all connected. To put it simply - Pat "Gets it!"


On this episode Pat and I discussed:

- Pats Background & Influences
- The good and not so good things that Pat see's within the Physical Preparation Profession
- Pat's Training Philosophy
- Pat goes in deep detail in a Long-Term Athlete Development
- Pat's goes in deep detail with regards to Energy System Development
- We discuss the genesis of Pat's Hypertrophy building program - MASS
- What Pat considers to the biggest mistakes that he has learned from so far in his career
- Pat's top advice to all coaches
- And so much more.

This was such a monster of a podcast that I have decided to split it up into 3 Parts.

Enjoy Part 1.

Stay Strong,
RB

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Episode 102: Interview with Paul Chek - Child Development

This Episodes guest in none other than the one and only Paul Chek! 


Paul was previously on the Podcast way back on Episode 6.

On this episode Paul and I discussed everything and anything to do with Child Development and how to optimal guide a child to reach its full potential!

The area's we cover on this episode were:

- Paul's essentials for optimizing Child Development
- Paul speaks about the lessons he learned from raising his first son Paul Jr and how this experience will shape his parenting with his new born son Mana
- Paul also speaks about how to get balance right between guiding a child's development vs interfering with a child's development
- And Paul touches on so many other area's during the entire interview.

This was an awesome show guys and I hope you all really enjoy it!

Stay Strong,
RB

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Show Notes:

The Chek Institute

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Episode 101: Interview with Eric Helms - Hierarchy of Strength and Hypertrophy Training

This Episodes guest Eric Helms from 3D Muscle Journey.

Eric is a coach, athlete, author, and educator. A trainer since the early 2000’s, he’s worked in the US Air force, commercial gyms, private training studios, medical fitness and strength and conditioning facilities. As a part of 3DMJ he coaches drug free strength and physique competitors at all levels. Eric has competed since the mid 2000’s in natural bodybuilding, unequipped powerlifting and  recently in Olympic lifting. He earned pro status as a natural bodybuilder with the PNBA in 2011 and competes with the IPF at international level events as an unequipped powerlifter.


Eric has published multiple peer reviewed articles in exercise science and nutrition journals and writes commerical fitness publications. He has taught undergraduate and graduate level nutrition and exercise science and speaks internationally at academic and commerical conferences for fitness, nutrition and strength and conditioning. Eric has a BSc in Fitness and Wellness , an MSc in Exercise Science, a second MSc in Sports Nutrition , and is a Strength and Conditioning PhD Candidate at AUT in New Zealand.

On this episode Eric and I discussed:
- Eric's Background & Influences
- The good and not so good things that Eric see's within the Training Profession
- Eric's Hierarchy for both Strength and Size Development
- Training to Failure
- And much more

This was a great episode guys so I hope you all really enjoy it.

Stay Strong,
RB

Show Notes:

Shredded by Science Academy

3D Muscle Journey

3D Muscle Twitter 

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Episode 100: Interview with Frans Bosch - Strength Training and Coordination

This episodes guest Frans Bosch.

Frans is an international lecturer in motor learning and training theory at Fonty's Sports College in the Netherlands. He has worked as a consultant and specialist for Welch and Japanese National Rugby Teams and West Ham United Football Club.

Frans is co-author to one of the most renowned books on running - "Running" that he co-authored with Ronald Klomp.

Recently Frans just released the English edition of his second book - "Strength Training and Coordination"

On this episode Frans and I discussed:
- Frans Background

- Why Frans decided to write this book?
- The difference between a reductionist approach vs complex biological approach to training
- Muscle Architecture (Parallel vs Pennate Fibres) and its influence on Sprinting
- Can Hypertrophy be detrimental to Muscle Architecture and thus the Skill and Motor Control of Running?
- What are Attractors and Fluctuators?
- The 7 Attractors that drive Linear and Multi-Directional Speed
- Knowledge of Performance vs Knowledge of Results & External vs Internal cues
- The Concept of Muscle Slack
- We had an in depth discussion on Specificity, the components that make up Specificity, and training transfer
- Constraint Based Learning of Motor Learning

Hope you guys really enjoy this show!!

Stay Strong,
RB

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Episode 99: Interview with Dr. Gregory Haff - Periodization

This episode's guest is Dr. Gregory Haff. Greg is an Associate Professor and Course Coordinator for Strength and Conditioning within the School of Medicine and Health at Edith Cowan University. 

Greg is also the current President of National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA).

Dr. Haff is one of the top published sport scientists in modern times and has recently co-edited the 4th edition of the NSCA's Essentials of Strength & Conditioning, and also was co-author along with Tudor Bompa for the 5th edition of Periodization

On this episode Greg and I discuss:

- Greg's background and influences

- What does the term Periodization mean to Greg
- Greg's thoughts on John Kiely's writings on Periodization 
- We discuss what Greg sees as a Holy Grail issue in Periodization - Training Residuals
- Why Greg believes Strength Development is Fundamental 
- Training Compatibility of Alactic-Aerobic Qualities 
- Greg and I have a great discussion on Energy System Development


The audio on this episode is shaky. I do apologize. I had recorded a number of episodes back to back and I did not know the audio recordings where coming out so poorly. 

I will have Dr. Haff back on again with much better audio quality.

Anyway for now, Enjoy.

Stay Strong,

RB

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Episode 98: Interview with Daniel Martinez - Sport Science and Studying at Edith Cowan University

This episodes guest is Strength and Conditioning Coach Daniel Martinez.

Daniel is located in San Antonio, Texas, where he is involved in the development of a number athletes across multiple sports, particularly volleyball.

Daniel is currently completing his Masters in Strength and Conditioning at Edith Cowan University.

On this episode Daniel and I discuss:
- Daniel's Background and Influences

- Daniel's overall thoughts on the training process, i.e. his training principles
- Daniels on the Reactive Strength Index and training to develop elasticity
- Daniel's thoughts on technology with the strength and conditioning profession
- Mistakes and Lessons learned so far in his career
- Advice to all coaches
- Would Daniel invite to dinner?
- And More


Hope you guys really enjoy the show.

Stay Strong,
RB

Show Notes:


Daniels Twitter Handle


Daniels Facbook 

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Episode 97: Interview with Eoin Lacey - Integrating Functional Medicine within Personal Training

This Episode's guest is Irish Strength and Conditioning Coach and Functional Medicine Practitioner Eoin Lacey of the Irish Strength Institute (ISI).

Eoin was a very early mentor of mine and it was an absolute pleasure to finally have him come onto the podcast.

On this episode Eoin and I discussed:
- Eoin's Background and Influence's

- The worst and best things that Eoin is currently seeing within the Training Profession
- How Eoin integrate's Functional Medicine within his business model
- Eoin's top tips on possible nutrition and lifestyle strategies that can improve one's overall health
- How Eoin deals with the constant demands on his health and wellness from his traveling around the world as his coaches and educates
- The biggest mistakes that Eoin has made in his career to date and what he has learned from these experiences
- Eoin talks about the upcoming ISI conference on July 23-24th, where Eoin will be speaking along side Dr. Eric Serrano and Bodybuilding expert John Meadows 
- Who would Eoin invite to dinner?
- And much more!

I hope you guys enjoy the show


Stay Strong,
RB

Show Notes:

Click here to book your tickets for the 2016 ISI Conference 

Discount code for ATSW listeners - ATSW 150

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