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

Robbie Bourke on Building Explosive Power with Jumps and Throws

Robbie Bourke is a physical preparation coach from Ireland who focuses on Gaelic sports such as Gaelic football and hurling. I first met Robbie years ago at a seminar I did in Dublin, but we’d interacted for years online before that. Robbie is a very inquisitive guy, and peppered me with great questions over the […]

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Lee Taft on Program Design for Elite Speed and Agility

Lee Taft is a speaker, consultant and coach for people across the globe get faster. Whether it’s working with high-level athletes, or taking a staff and helping them take their speed game to the next level, Lee is a guy that consistently delivers the goods. And in a lot of ways, Lee is like the […]

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David Joyce on Training, Load Management, and Building Culture in Professional Sport

David Joyce has worked with hundreds of elite athletes, including multiple world and Olympic champions and is currently the Head of Athletic Performance at the Greater Western Sydney Giants in the Australian Football League. He has worked in professional rugby at club and international level in both the UK and Australia, in club and international […]

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Brian St. Pierre on the Fundamentals of High-Performance Nutrition

Brian St. Pierre is the Director of Performance Nutrition at Precision Nutrition, working with a host of fitness professionals, elite athletes, and professional sports teams including the San Antonio Spurs, Cleveland Browns, and more. Prior to his work with Precision Nutrition, Brian worked for three years at Cressey Sports Performance as the head Sports Nutritionist and as a Strength and Conditioning […]

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MR Radio Show: The Dream Job Thought Challenge, Lack of Experts, and the Value of Challenging Projects

In this week’s MR Radio Show, I cover a bunch of topics that have been bouncing around in my head for the past couple of weeks. My apologies if it’s a bit random, but I think there are a couple sections in here that will interest everyone! Show Outline Intro and Current Life Recap The […]

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Brett Bartholomew on the Art of Conscious Coaching

Brett Bartholomew is a strength and conditioning coach, author, adjunct professor, and Founder of the performance coaching and consulting company, The Bridge Human Performance®. His experience includes working with athletes both in the team environment and private sector along with members of the United States Special Forces and members of Fortune 500 companies. Taken together, […]

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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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