Physical Preparation Podcast

The Physical Preparation Podcast

The Physical Preparation Podcast is a one-stop-shop for trainers, coaches and athletes, where I’ll interview the best and brightest in our industry. Please subscribe via one of the links below to get updates for every new show!

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Recent Podcasts

Andreas Saltas on Training, Rehab, and Becoming the Bodmechanic

Andreas Saltas is a licensed Physical Therapist practicing in the state of New York. He attained his Bachelors Degree in 2009 studying physiotherapy at the Institute of Lamia in Greece. Andreas achieved his dream of working with both professional bodybuilders and powerlifters once he moved back to the states. But in addition to that, he […]

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Steve Calarco on Leveling Up Training and Nutrition with the Gen Pop

Steve Calarco is a Strength and Conditioning coach based out of Cromwell, Connecticut. During his ten years as a trainer. he has worked with a variety of clients, ranging from athletes as young as 9 years old, professional athletes, weekend warriors and of course the general population. One of the reasons I asked Steve to […]

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Joel Smith on Developing Linear Speed in Team Sports Athletes

Joel Smith, is an NCAA Division I Strength Coach working in the PAC12 conference.  He has been a track and field jumper and javelin thrower, track coach, strength coach, personal trainer, researcher, writer and lecturer. Joel also runs the incredibly popular JustFlySports.com website, where he has a ton of awesome articles and podcasts. In this […]

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5 Big Mistakes Trainers and Coaches Make When Opening a Facility

As trainers and coaches, it’s one of our missions in life to help and serve others. That’s why we get up early, stay at work late, and grind our days out – all because we love helping people. After a while, many of us decide that we want to live life on our own terms. […]

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Matt Wan on His Mission to Change the Supplement Industry

Matt Wan is the Founder and CEO at Momentous, a sports nutrition startup on a mission to change the supplement industry. Momentous is the first and only brand of its kind to collaborate directly with dietitians and strength coaches from all four Major Leagues, and after launching their first product line last year, they can […]

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Jim Krumpos on Culture, Community and Leadership in Physical Preparation

Jim Krumpos is in his third stint with the strength and conditioning staff at Arizona and currently serves as the Assistant Athletic Director for Performance Enhancement and Director of Olympic Sports. He works with the Wildcats baseball, volleyball, soccer and diving programs. In this show, Jim and I talk about his dual role as a physical preparation […]

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7 Mantras I Use To Be Successful in Coaching and Life

“Mantra” may be one of those words that give you a funny feeling when you hear it. In fact, I’d imagine that a lot of people who even see the title of this podcast won’t listen to it, just because the word “mantra” is in the title! But in reality, mantras are a powerful tool that […]

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Ryan Patrick on Blending Movement and Training Savagery

Ryan Patrick is owner of Peak Fitness & Sports Training (aka PeakFAST) in Erlanger, Kentucky, which he opened 9 years ago. Ryan recently finished his Masters of Science from Colorado State University, and is a competitive powerlifting in the 90 kg division. Ryan’s a guy I’ve known for close to a decade, and someone I […]

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5 Things You Can Do TODAY To Be a Better Coach

Many of my podcast episodes discuss topics that you really have to think long and hard about. Things you have to unpack. But sometimes, it’s nice to have some easy wins – some thoughts or ideas that you can take and use right now, today. So in this show, we’re going to focus on 5 […]

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Greg Everett on the Coaching and Culture of Olympic Weightlifting

Greg Everett is the owner of Catalyst Athletics, head coach of the USA Weightlifting National Champion team Catalyst Athletics, author of the books Olympic Weightlifting: A Complete Guide for Athletes & Coaches and Olympic Weightlifting for Sports, director, writer, producer, editor and everything in between of the documentary American Weightlifting, co-host of the Weightlifting Life Podcast, and publisher of The Performance Menu journal. Greg […]

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Luka Hocevar on the Art of Selling Fitness

Luka Hocevar is an entrepreneur, fitness coach, and owner of Vigor Ground Fitness. Vigor Ground is an amazing facility located in Seattle that focuses on helping clients achieve their fittest version of themselves through customized fitness programs. Luka joins me today to share his passion for fitness and his strategies in designing training programs for […]

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Jim Ferris on Sustained Success Working with Pro Athletes

Jim Ferris is the founder of GYM Ferris Fitness and a Philadelphia-based fitness trainer and coach that seemingly went straight from graduating from West Chester University to training professional athletes and teams. He has worked in all levels of sports performance – from pro athletes and local teams to everyday fitness enthusiasts. Since 2009, he […]

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Pete Dupuis on Niche Domination in the Fitness Industry

Pete Dupuis is the Co-Founder, Vice President, and Business Director of Cressey Sports Performance. Cressey Sports Performance is a training facility that specializes in designing fitness programs for elite athletes and those who want to take their long-term health seriously. Pete joins me today to discuss the goal of Cressey Sports Performance and his relationship […]

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9 Ways to Survive “Off Days” in the Gym

Training to be the best version of yourself every day is everyone’s fitness mantra. Despite all the motivational talk, though, you will have days where you just can’t even. You know, days where you just aren’t in the mood to lift, run, or even get out of bed! We all have those days and it’s […]

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Danny Mackey on Trial, Effect, and Coaching Runners

Danny Mackey is a former Hansons-Brooks runner, Olympic Trials qualifier and currently the Head Coach of the Brooks Beasts Track Club. The Brooks Beasts is a running team owned by one of the top clubs in the US dedicated to middle and long-distance runners. He has a Master’s degree in Exercise Physiology and Biomechanics, has […]

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