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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Cam Josse on Building a Blazing Fast 10

Cameron Josse is the Director of Sports Performance for DeFranco’s Training Systems in East Rutherford, NJ. He has been working with DeFranco’s Training Systems since 2013 and has quickly built up a resume working with a multitude of athletes in high school and collegiate sports, as well as professional athletes in the NFL, NHL, UFC, […]

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Jorge Carvajal on Building Coaching Around a Life

Jorge Carvajal is a performance coach and consultant who has worked with elite athletes in multiple sports and the tactical world for over twenty five years. He has trained thousands of athletes, at the University of Florida, the University of Nebraska, the U.S. Olympic training center, along with numerous professional athletes from the NFL, MLB, […]

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Zac Cupples on the Life of a Mercenary PT

Zac Cupples is a former NBA Physical Therapist and Strength Coach who utilizes a multimodal approach to help individuals become the best version of themselves. He completed his doctoral degree and orthopedic residency at St. Ambrose University. Zac is currently working both as a traveling Physical Therapist in Page, AZ, and provides movement consultations, mentoring, […]

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Physical Prep Podcast #100 – The Random Episode

  Before I get into the show, let me start by simply saying “Thank You.” I really didn’t know what to expect when I started the podcast back up, and I’m constantly in awe with regards to the outpouring of support I’ve received from all of you. So from the bottom of my heart, thank […]

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Anthony Donskov on Elite Hockey Development and Performance

Anthony Donskov is the founder and head performance coach at Donskov Strength and Conditioning. He’s also the author of the amazing book, Physical Preparation for Hockey: Biological Principles and Practical solutions. But more importantly, Anthony is a guy who I deeply respect. He’s constantly searching for better answers, and putting in the work to help […]

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19 Ninja Tricks to Help You Write Better Training Programs

If you’re a trainer or coach, you have to write programs. And trust me – there are tons of great resources out there to help you. I’m preferential to my Physical Preparation 101 product, but again, I’m biased… But here’s the thing – the X’s and O’s are all fine and dandy, but sometimes you […]

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Mike Connelly on How to Build the “Anti-Corporate” Gym

Mike Connelly is a Chicago native with a penchant for finding the brighter side of life.  Perhaps most importantly, his key to success thus far in life is to not take himself too seriously and just keep swinging. Mike is the owner of Rebell Strength and Conditioning, a consultant for an NHL team and along […]

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Cory Schlesinger on Building Collegiate Basketball Athletes

Cory Schlesinger is in his second year as the sports performance coach for the Stanford University’s Men’s Basketball team. Prior to his time there, he’s also put in work at the University of Alabama Birmingham, Santa Clara, and the Olympic Training Center Cory is a guy who I first connected with on Instagram, and honestly, […]

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Dr. Andy Galpin on How to Unplug from Tech and Social Media

Dr. Andy Galpin is an associate professor at Cal State Fullerton. There, his research interests include the acute responses and chronic adaptations to human skeletal muscle following high intensity/velocity/power exercise. He’s the co-author of the new book Unplugged, which discusses how to use technology to better serve us, while not becoming a slave to it. […]

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Matt Nichol on Power, Conditioning and Hip Health in Hockey

Matt Nichol received his Bachelor of Education degree (Kinesiology/History) from McGill University and his Masters of Kinesiology & Masters in Coaching Theory from York University. He is a veteran Strength and Conditioning Coach with over 20 years of field experience. He has worked with teams in the NHL, NFL, CFL, KHL and privately with athletes […]

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Aaron Davis on Assessment, Monitoring, and Fatigue

Aaron Davis is a Sports Performance & Health Coach with 12 years experience coaching athletes and teams across multiple sports. Utilizing multiple diagnostic technologies and labs, Davis firmly believes health and performance go hand in hand. He is a constant student of sports performance and health – drawing upon knowledge from leading experts in the field. […]

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Trevor Rappa and Greg Spatz on Streamlining Rehab and Performance

Trevor Rappa and Greg Spatz are doctors of physical therapy and physical preparation coaches who treat and train along the continuum of rehabilitation to performance as co-founders and co-owners of Resilient Performance Physical Therapy with their third partner Doug Kechijian. Resilient functions out of gyms in Manhattan, New York and will be expanding to Chatham, […]

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Bill Hartman on Building a Powerful and Pain-Free Body after 40

Bill Hartman is known for finding solution for people in pain that have failed with other forms of treatment. He’s the owner of IFAST Physical Therapy, and my business partner at Indianapolis Fitness and Sports Training. He’s also the author of the upcoming book, All Gain – No Pain: The Over 40 Comeback Guide to […]

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Nick Littlehales on Optimizing Sleep to Maximize Performance

Nick Littlehales is an International elite sports sleeping recovery coach, and regarded as a leading industry expert with over 30 years’ experience in the world of sleep, sleeping habits and sleeping product design. He’s recognized as the world’s first ever sports sleep coach with over 17 years dedicated to elite sport and elite athletes. Now that I’ve […]

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20 Tips for Young Coaches

This week’s episode of the podcast is going to be – how do I describe it – a bit different. It all started with one simple question: If you could give one piece of advice to a young coach or trainer, what would it be? This had been buzzing around in my brain for a few […]

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