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

The MR Radio Show

This show is all about improvisation. Unfortunately one of my interviewees had a scheduling conflict, so it forced me to try something I’ve been meaning to do for a while now: The MR Radio Show (I couldn’t really call it an hour, because it’s only 40 minutes). But in this show, I discuss a bunch […]

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John Welbourn on Football Development and Playing in the NFL

John Welbourn was a 10-year NFL veteran, with a professional career that spanned stops with the Philadelphia Eagles, Kansas City Chiefs, and New England Patriots. Since retiring, he’s become the founder of Power Athlete HQ. In this very wide ranging show, John and I discuss the concept of the shovel and the spoon, how a […]

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Developing the Youth Basketball Player with Rod Root

Rod Root is a performance coach, basketball fanatic, owner of Teamwork Bloomington (a sports performance and fitness facility in Bloomington, Indiana), and a mentor/teacher to young athletes. Rod is a very serious rec league/pickup basketball player at the local YMCA and by his own accounts he’s probably logged more 1-on-1 games (and losses) than any […]

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Physical Preparation with Lachlan Wilmot

Lachlan Wilmot is in his seventh season as the Senior Athletic Performance Coach for the GWS Giants, an AFL Club based in Sydney. Prior to this he spent time with the AIS-AFL Academy and NSW/ACT AFL Academy. In this show, Lachlan and I take a deep dive into the world of plyometrics. We discuss the […]

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Physical Preparation with Quinn Henoch

Quinn Henoch is a DPT from the University of Indianapolis, and is the head of sports rehabilitation for Juggernaut HQ in Orange County, California. He is also the founder of, which is a network of health care professionals who understand the performance-based needs of athletes. In this show, Quinn Henoch and I talk about […]

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Physical Preparation with Travis Hansen

Travis Hansen is the director of the Reno Speed School in Reno, Nevada. He’s currently the leading authority on speed development for the International Sports Sciences Association, and has worked with athletes of all ages and abilities. In this show, Travis and I talk about his minimalistic approach to coaching acceleration, the biggest programming mistakes […]

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The VBT Podcast

Today’s show is all about velocity based training, or VBT. Now I’m no expert on the topic – yet – but luckily, I’m surrounded by two guys here at IFAST who are also working towards that goal. Both Tony Giuliano and Ty Terrell are absolutely obsessed with VBT, from reading the research to putting in […]

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Physical Preparation with Hunter Charneski

Hunter Charneski is the Owner and Founder of Freak Faktory, a private training facility in West Michigan. He is the physical preparation and nutrition consultant for Grand Valley State University’s football team, as well as the Head Coach of Physical Preparation for the men’s basketball team. In this show, Hunter and I talk about the […]

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Physical Preparation with Nick Rosencutter

Nick Rosencutter is the owner of Rosencutter Ultra Fitness and Performance, a private training facility in Wisconsin. But his biggest claim to fame is that he was the original and FIRST EVER intern at IFAST. In this show, Nick and I talk about how he became obsessed with training at the tender age of 14 […]

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Physical Preparation with Mike Potenza

Mike Potenza is in his 11th year as the San Jose Sharks strength and conditioning coordinator. Prior to his time with the Sharks, he had successful tenures at both public and private facilities across the US, including winning a national championship during his time at Wisconsin. In this show, Mike and I discuss why education […]

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Physical Preparation with Dave Tenney

Dave Tenney is currently the High Performance Manager for the Seattle Sounders, and he’s always one of my favorite guys to chat with. Whether it’s his knowledge of soccer, coaching, or sports science, he just has a ton of insight into our world. In this show, Dave and I talk about how he’s making the […]

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Physical Preparation with Ryan Horn

Ryan Horn is a guy I’ve wanted to have on the show for quite some time now, as he’s a guy with a ton of experience. With stops at Robert Morris, Liberty, VCU, Tulsa and now Wake Forest, he’s a guy that understands the sport of basketball, and how to build better basketball players. In […]

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Physical Preparation with Jordan Webb

(Lead photo courtesy of David Stanton Photography) For a young guy, Jordan Webb has been damn near everywhere. From EXOS, to USA Soccer, to the Cleveland Browns, to Oklahoma City Thunder, and most recently the Chicago Fire of the MLS, he’s an incredibly well-traveled and knowledgeable guy In this show, Jordan and I talk about […]

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Physical Preparation with Garrison Draper

Garrison Draper is the performance director for the Philadelphia Union in the MLS. Beyond his time with Philly, he’s also worked with or interned with the Chicago Fire, Seattle Sounders, and Columbus Crew. In this show, Garrison and I discuss a ton of topics related to soccer. Whether it’s incentivizing your athletes, how to train […]

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Physical Preparation with Lorne Goldenberg

Lorne Goldenberg is currently the owner of the Athletic Conditioning Center and Strength Tek Fitness and Wellness consultants in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. In this show, we talk about how a football guy trapped in hockey, became one of the most accomplished physical preparation coaches in the hockey world. But most importantly, we talk about what it […]

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