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

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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Brett Uttley on Tactical Periodization and Performance in Soccer

Brett Uttley is the founder of TOG Soccer and the Assistant Coach for the Rio Grande Valley Toros of the United Soccer League, the Houston Dynamo’s second team in Major League Soccer. Prior to serving as the first assistant coach for the Rio Grande Valley, he worked as the fitness coach for the Seattle Sounders’ […]

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Mark Fisher on Unicorns, Ninjas, and Business Success

Mark Fisher is the co-founder of Mark Fisher Fitness, one of the most eccentric and successful fitness gyms of the fitness industry. In 2015, the MFF was recognized as one of Inc. 500’s fastest growing companies in America as well as one of the Top 20 Gyms in America by Men’s Health. In addition to […]

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Chidi Enyia on Building Explosive Speed, Strength and Power with Potentiation

Chidi Enyia is a Sprints, Hurdles, and Jumps Coach for ALTIS, a fitness company designed to provide an environment where elite track and field athletes can grow to become better at their chosen sport. They have state-of-the-art training facilities, a robust clientele, and professional and certified coaches. He has over 20 years experience training athletes […]

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5 Ways to Use Discomfort to Unlock Massive Growth

No one likes the idea of being forced to do something you’re just not good at. It makes us feel uncomfortable, unconfident, and weak. However, the road to optimal growth involves walking the road less traveled. It’s certainly easier said than done, and you can definitely make one too many mistakes if you don’t know […]

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Fergus Connolly on Winning and Success at Every Level

Fergus Connolly is hailed as one of the best performance and conditioning coaches in the world. He is the author of the book Game Changer, where he explains how he trains his athletes to achieve peak physical condition through the art of sports science. He’s among the top choices for performance and conditioning coaches when […]

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Andy McCloy on Impact, Influence and Finding Balance

Andy McCloy is the owner of BCI Sports Performance and Fitness, an Alabama-based fitness company providing a wide range of performance enhancement and strength training programs to clients ranging from high school and college players to pro athletes. Their goal at BCI is to have each client reach a higher level of athleticism which will […]

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Building World Class Strength with Matt Wenning

Matt Wenning is a private strength coach, elite powerlifter, and strength training seminar facilitator. He is the founder of Wenning Strength as well as the Director and Co-Founder of Ludus Magnus, a premier performance center in Columbus, Ohio. Matt is also a government contractor who has helped thousands of civilian and military personnel, from ground […]

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Weight Training in the World of Soccer

Weight training practitioners were shocked by recent comments from English Premiere League coach Maurizio Sarri, where he claimed to ban his players from lifting weights. Those controversial statements emphasized the apparent disconnect between the prevailing “old-school” mindset in soccer training and current perspectives on strength and resistance training. What approach can be taken in reconciling […]

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How to Build Elite Olympic Weightlifters with Travis Mash

Travis Mash is the founder of Mash Elite Performance, a world-class training company responsible for coaching the most successful weightlifting team in America – Team Mash Elite. Travis’ company also coaches and trains several NBA and NFL players, elite powerlifters, children and high school athletes as well as ‘Average Joes.’ He is a former World […]

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