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The Physical Performance Show

Why? To inspire people to achieve their physical best performance through candid interviews with the world’s best and most inspiring physical performers. What: We delve into how top physical performers achieve success and the highs and lows of the journey in getting there. Thanks for listening. Please leave a review if you enjoyed the show and share it with your training mates. Twitter: @Brad_Beer Instagram: @Brad_Beer www.pogophysio.com.au running.physio
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Sep 17, 2017

In this episode of The Physical Performance Show I have a humbling chat with 5X Olympian, dual Olympic medallist and American record holder Bernard Lagat. During the episode Bernard shares around his life growing up, his experiences at 5 Olympic Games, his race strategies and the highs and lows of his running career including his role in Nikes infamous Breaking2 world record attempt.

Listen in as we delve into the following:

  • Bernard's childhood
  • Where Bernard's drive to run came from
  • The legacy of running in Bernard Lagat's family
  • Bernard's stand out performances and races
  • Bernard's toughest competitors
  • Bernard's mindset around racing and training
  • How Bernard dealt with disappointment throughout his career
  • What fuels Bernard to keep competing - his upcoming goals
  • Bernard's best advice
  • Bernard's Physical Challenge

Timeline

2:52 Introduction to Bernard Lagat

4:40 Bernard’s Personal Bests (PBs)

6:00 Start of interview

6:07 What scares Bernard Lagat

9:02 Bernard’s life growing up

12:22 Bernard’s inspiration to run

15:12 Bernard’s first Olympic Games: Sydney 200

18:18 Missing the Olympics Games in Atlanta 1996

19:04 Olympic Games Athens 2004 story

22:39 Achilles Tendon injury

25:36 Beijing Olympics 2008: dealing with disappointment

26:28 The lowest point in Bernard’s career

27:52 2009 World Championships: Bernard redeeming himself

28:05 Bernard’s longevity

29:15 Bernards win in the 5000m USA Trials 2015

32:30 Bernard’s performance in Rio Olympics 2016

33:11 Bernard’s mindset

33:33 Top 3 tips for longevity

38:48 What fuels Bernard Lagat

40:29 Being at Breaking2

41:18 What Bernard said to Eliud Kipchoge at Breaking2

41:45 Behind the scenes of Breaking2

42:32 Self doubt at Breaking2

45:48 Performance Round

55:20 Bernard’s bucket list

56:42 Bernard’s top tip for best physical performance

58:23 Bernard Legat’s dinner table

59:02 Bernard’s idol and inspiration

01:00:40 Bernard’s Physical Challenge

1:04:27 Conclusion

01:06:35 End

 

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Sep 17, 2017

In this episode of The Physical Performance Show I sit down with Luca Turrini who holds the world record for the longest distance covered on a treadmill in 24 hours. 

Listen in as we delve into the following:

  • What planted the seed for Luca to break the world record
  • The training that went into the event
  • The team that helped Luca on the day
  • The mindset Luca had for the event

Timeline

0:00 Start

3:55 Start of interview

4:30 The journey to the world record

5:50 his first 24 hour treadmill attempt

6:34 His second treadmill – going for the record

7:50 The physical prep to get ready for the world record

11:42 The day of the world record attempt

14:49 How Luca felt starting the record

15:03 How Luca broke down the 24 hours

15:10 The attack (first 6 hours)

16:10 The last hour

17:30 Luca’s nutrition during the event

18:25 The dark periods that came throughout the event

22:19 The end of the record attempt

23:45 The previous record holder Dave Proctor

24:11 Mental vs Physical effort

25:25 Advice from Pat Farmer

27:20 Recovery from the event

28:30 Luca’s best advice

28:56 Where to follow Luca

29:54 End of interview

30:05 Close

30:45 Brad’s You Can Run Pain Free Book

32:04 End

 

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Sep 17, 2017

In this episode of The Physical Performance Show I have a fire-side chat with Matt Bevilacqua - Three time Molokai 2 Oahu paddleboard champion and professional Ironman.  During the episode Matt shares around all things surf life saving ironman, breakthrough performances, hard training and fun sessions on the beach.

Listen in as we delve into the following:

  • Matt's origins in surf life saving
  • Growing up as a surf athlete in Tasmania
  • Matt's Nutri-Grain Series journey
  • Matt's Molokai to Oahu Paddleboard Races
  • The highs and lows of Matt's career so far

00:00 Start


01:00 Introduction


04:00 Matt Bevilacqua Introduction


05:40 One thing that scares Matt


08:12 Matt’s genesis story


08:37 Matt’s junior days


09:30 Where Matt’s love for the sport started


11:37 Talking about Matt’s parents


14:00 Matt’s dreams before becoming a professional ironman


14:56 Being a surf athlete in Tasmania and the Tasmanian athlete bond


18:10 Training with Michael King


19:25 What Matt learnt from training with a high performance squad


20:25 Matt’s first Nutri-Grain IronMan qualifying year and race


22:10 Finding himself on the Nutri-Grain IronMan Series podium


23:37 Matt’s second year on the Nutri-Grain IronMan Series


24:42 Matt on the importance of confidence


25:45 Matt’s first Nutri-Grain IronMan Series win – Newcastle 2015/16 Series


28:38 Matt’s 2016/17 Nutri-Grain IronMan Series


31:20 Performance Round


43:04 Molokai 2 Oahu paddleboard


44:42 Matt’s study – High school teaching


45:36 Matt’s bucket list


46:54 Matt’s training advice


48:00 Matt’s Physical Challenge


49:36 Matt’s dinner guest


50:40 Matt’s sponsors and supporters


51:45 Matt as a comedian


52:55 Close


55:35 End

 
Matt Bevilacqua on social:
Insta: @matt.bevilacqua
 
Facebook: @mattbevy
 
Twitter: @matt_bevilacqua
 
Matt's first surf club - Clifton Beach SLSC
 
Matt's current surf club - Kurrawa SLSC
 
 
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Sep 11, 2017

In this episode of The Physical Performance Show I have a fire-side chat with USA Hall of Fame Track and Field Coach Bob Larsen. During the episode Bob unpacks about his running growing up before progressing into high school coaching before coaching at UCLA and elite level runners including Meb Keflezighi. He chats about the training it takes to be one of the world's best marathon runners and important training metrics.

Listen in as we delve into the following:
  • How Bob brought American Distance Running back
  • His running journey growing up
  • His career as a coach from high school through to his current role
  • How he coached Meb Keflezighi
  • The coaching metrics that matter for distance running
  • How to prolong a distance runner's career

Timeline

0:00 Start
3:15 Introduction to Bob Larsen
6:30 How Bob Larsen started his training group – bringing American distance running back to an international level
8:55: Genesis story of Bob Larsen
9:10 Bob as a runner growing up
14:30 Discovering coaching: start of Bobs career
15:30 coaching techniques that were working back in the high school years that still work
21:35 Injury minimization strategies – cross training
28:40 Mebs Boston Marathon win
32:10 Lead up to Meb’s Athens medal
36:35 The workouts before Meb’s Athens Olympics
39:55 Coaching metrics that matter
47:26 Prolonging a career – Meb’s drills
50:36 Single piece of advice to perform at physical best
52:00 Who would Bob have at his dinner table?
53:15 Physical Performance Challenge
55:18 Where to find Bob Larsen online
58:13 Finish
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Sep 4, 2017

In this episode of The Physical Performance Show I have a fire-side chat with Running Researcher & Physical Therapist at University of Montana (Assoc Prof.) - Dr Rich Willy.  During the episode Rich unpacks about running mechanics, injuries and research.  We discuss, knee pain, strength training for runners, running shoes, running trends and technology as well as so much more.

Listen in as we delve into the following:

  • Introduction Dr Rich Willy
  • Rich’s week in a snapshot
  • Why Rich got into Physical Therapy
  • Focus on researching Knees
  • Patello Femoral Pain
  • BMI and Patello Femoral Pain
  • Best advice in regard to Patello Femoral Pain
  • Running Mechanics
  • Preferred Step Rate
  • The role of strength training in running
  • Changes in running mechanics with aging
  • Running Shoes
  • What Rich is most excited about
  • Best Advice
  • Physical Challenge – Strength Training – start off with some easy weights
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