(#179) In this week's show, I'll share with you 5 of my biggest takeaways from the recent Perform Better Summit.
The Perform Better Summit is a fantastic 3 day "live" event with some of the best names and authorities in fitness and performance training.
Presenters included Gray Cook, Dr. Stuart McGill, Charlie Weingroff, Martin Rooney, Mike Boyle, Nick Winkelman, and many more.
(#178) In this solo episode, I'll discuss one of the best shoulder mobility tools I've come across - and it's NOT a kettlebell!
This amazing device not only improves shoulder mobility and overall shoulder "health" but it does so much more...
In this session, I'll share my complete review and how I use this tool in my own training program as a great addition to anything I do.
I highly recommend this amazing tool for mobility, stability, strength, conditioning, motor control, and as a simple and effective "warm-up" for any training regimen.
Learn about all the great benefits of this amazing tool in this short episode.
(#177) Josh Trent joins the podcast this week. This is a unique interview, packed with value and useful information.Josh is a wellness consultant, corrective exercise specialist, digital health coach, podcast host and founder of Wellness Force. His motivation to create Wellness Force and coach over 10,000 training sessions is rooted deep in the fabric of where he came from; an early childhood and adolescent life plagued with weight and health struggles. In his podcast –Wellness Force Radio– Josh interviews some ofthe most inspiring and passionate experts in the areas of behavior change, health, wellness technology and fitness. In this session, Josh takes us through his fitness journey and shares how he was able to break his unhealthy habits and is now on a mission to empower greater wellness in over one million lives through technology. During our talk, we also chat about about a number of topics including the emotional side of training, fitness tracking apps, improving sleep, the link between stress and food, habits, emotional intelligence, mindfulness, and the list goes on.
(Interrogation Session #6) The final interview in this interrogation series features an awesome session with Jean-Francois Salvadori.
Jean-Francois is a forty-something father of two, athlete, and busy professional who shares his great story, lessons, and key advice in this short session.
Here's what you'll hear about in this session:
(#176) Steph Gaudreau joins the podcast this week for one of the most dynamic interviews I’ve had on the show. This is a fun, free-flowing, and incredibly informative chat session!Steph is a holistic nutritionist, weightlifting coach, best-selling author, blogger, and founder of StephGaudreau.com. She helps women get strong, fit and confident so they can stop wishing and start doing.Steph is the author of two bestselling books, The Performance Paleo Cookbook and The Paleo Athlete. She is also the creator of the top-rated podcast Harder to Kill Radio, in which she interviews experts in fitness, nutrition and mindset about how to achieve greater health. In this session, Steph shares her story and explains how she quit her job as a science teacher to pursue a life in the strength game. We also talk about a variety of topics such as back pain, training methods, health & longevity, sleep, and so much more! In this fantastic interview, you'll learn the big picture approach to training to optimize health and start taking full control of your life.
(Interrogation Session #5) Next up in the interrogation series is a fantastic new interview with Caine Folkes-Miller.
Caine is a 42-year-old management consultant who travels relentlessly, yet still finds time to train, eat healthy, and get great results from his programs.
Here's what you'll hear about in this quick, valuable interview:
There's a brand new study comparing muscle activation and power with the straight bar versus the hex bar deadlift.
Is one style or variation better than the other?
This study definitely sheds some light on that question.
And it’s also a really interesting and exciting study, so let's take a look.
The new study comes from the May 2016 issue of the Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research.
The title of the study is An Examination of Muscle Activation and Power Characteristics While Performing The Deadlift Exercise With Straight and Hexagonal Barbells.
(#175) David Joyce, a world-leading expert in athletic performance and injury prevention, joins the show this week to discuss his approach to peak performance and preventing injury.David is the head of athletic performance for GWS (Greater Western Syndey) Giants in the Australian Football League in Sydney, Australia.He specializes in strength and conditioning, sports medicine science, nutrition, psychology, recovery, and rehabilitation. He has a Bachelor in Physiotherapy and Masters in Sports Physiotherapy, as well as in Strength & Conditioning. He’s been a part of two Olympic teams with China and Great Britain, and he’s worked in the English football Premier League.He is also the co-editor of two ground-breaking books – Sports Injury Prevention and Rehabilitation and High-Performance Training for Sports – together with Daniel Lewindon.