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Mar 26, 2018

In episode 103 of The Physical Performance Show Brad Beer has a conversation with Nathan Friend - 242 Games NRL Player.  
Nathan Friend is a former Australian professional Rugby League Footballer who played for the Gold Coast Titans, the Brisbane Broncos, Melbourne Storm, and also the New Zealand Warriors. Nathan’s position was a hooker, Nathan was born and raised in Toowoomba and “Friendy” as he is affectionately known started playing rugby league at the tender age of just 5 years. Nathan joined the Melbourne Storm in 2003 and then in 2005 he announced that he would be one of the founding members of the Gold Coast Titans in 2007. Nathan went on to play a remarkable 100 games with the Gold Coast Titans before he headed across the ditch to New Zealand to join the New Zealand Warriors from 2012 – 2015 season. Nathan then returned to see out his professional rugby league career at the Gold Coast Titans playing a further 21 games in the year 2016.

It’s a remarkable career and in today’s episode Nathan shares around the highs, the lows and of course the learnings from his incredible career to date. We talk about longevity, we talk about food intake, we talk about some funny stories from the playing shed, from the field and also some memorable moments that really defines Nathan’s career to date. So let’s take to the field with Nathan 'Friendy' Friend talking us through his remarkable career of 242 NRL first grade games.

Listen in as we delve into the following:

  • Growing up in Toowoomba
  • Junior Development in Rugby
  • Moving from Brisbane to Melbourne
  • Becoming a founding member of the Titans
  • Being well conditioned and committed
  • Completing a Nutritional Course
  • Suffering from Injury
  • Technique and Muscle Memory
  • Reason for wearing the head gear
  • Moving to NZ
  • Not being renewed for another contract/season
  • Stepping back into the Titans
  • Moving from professional sport back into a trade and Finance
    Brokering
  • Imperfections business idea
  • Performance Round Questions

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Mar 19, 2018
In episode 102 of The Physical Performance Show Brad Beer has a conversation with Craig 'Crowie' Alexander – 5x World Champion, 3x Ironman Triathlon World Champion.  

Craig Alexander or Crowie as he is affectionally known is a 5 times world triathlon champion in the 2006 and 2011 world 70.3 or half ironman triathlon champion and then also his historic Hawaii Ironman world champion victories in 2008, 2009 and then again in 2011. Not to mention his debut in Hawaii picking up a silver medal with that tussle with previous broadcast guest Chris “Macca’ McCormack.

During the episode we cover Crowie’s highs, his lows and the many learnings from his incredible athletic career to date.  Crowie is articulate, he’s meticulous and is a professional so get ready for a deep dive where we talk about the early days of Craig’s career, his first love with soccer, falling in love with the sport triathlon. Working through the formative years, the break through performances that came and why that was special to Crowie.  The challenge around naming an athlete that he most admires, the training principles and practicalities that of course everyone wants to know about from Crowie, and then Crowie lays down his physical challenge for the week.

 
Listen in as we delve into the following:
  • How Crowie started in triathlon
  • Falling in Love with triathlon from the first race
  • Winning Hawaii Ironman
  • Entering first half ironman
  • Seeing the improvement to keep going
  • Key conversations with people during the harder times
  • Attracting sponsors and keeping sponsors
  • Winning the lifetime fitness race
  • Having a long lay off with Chicken Pox
  • Darkest day in career to date
  • Performance Round Questions
  • Sponsors
  • Physical Challenge
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Mar 12, 2018
In episode 101 of The Physical Performance Show Brad Beer has a conversation with Lee Troop - 3x Olympic Marathoner, former 5000m AUS record holder.  

Lee Troop has a remarkable distance running career to date.  Lee has been an Australian Olympic representative three times in the marathon for the 2000 Sydney Olympics, 2004 Athens Olympics and 2008 Beijing Olympic Games. Lee takes us through the preparation, the racing and the wash up of what in Lee’s view was three disappointing Olympic outings and all the learnings that he took in retrospect from each of those Olympic games campaigns. Lee broke Ron Clarke’s 33 year old national record in the 5000m made in his 1999 running a blistering quick 13:14:82. One year later Lee turned his energies and attention to the marathon and Lee takes us through those formative years breaking that record, including significant voices and mentors that Lee had in his camp including the legendary Steve Moneghetti. Lee’s running PB’s are remarkable 10,000 made in 27:51 set in 2003, 10 kilometres on the road 28:51, the half marathon 101 flat set in Tokyo in 1999 and the marathon 209: 49 set in Japan in 2003. Lee then went on to run at 2:17 Marathon at the age of 40 years, we touch on that today.

During this episode Lee shares with us the highs the lows and the learnings of his remarkable distance running career to date.  He lays down a physical challenge, shares his best marathon tips and best advice.  Lee mentions towards the end of the episode that he was off to a memorial for one of his young runners who tragically took his life from the Boulder Track club which Lee founded and how that has impacted him and the club.  This is an episode full of insights, commitment and heart.

 
Listen in as we delve into the following:
  • Lee’s early years growing up in Geelong, Victoria
  • Scholarship opportunity in USA
  • Training with Steve Moneghetti
  • Breaking Ron Clarke’s record
  • Leading into Marathon
  • Suffering an injury before the Olympic trials
  • Athens Olympics
  • Using Sports Science leading into Beijing Olympics
  • Being caught up in the bombings in Beijing
  • Closing the book on running with the New York Marathon in 2014
  • Training Laura Thweatt
  • Making peace with age
  • Boulder track club
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Mar 5, 2018
In episode 100 of The Physical Performance Show Brad Beer, Alistair Day (Ep 1) and Matt Morby take you inside the story behind The Physical Performance Show.  Brad shares the philosophy and inspiration behind the show.  How and why the show got started including the mechanics of recording a podcast each week. 
 
During this episode there is a surprise visit from Asada to perform a drug test on Alistair Day.  Brad then goes through to unpack a much of the journey in bringing you 100 episodes, along with some key learnings from the guests and then Matt and Ali take Brad through his own performance round of questions.  100 episodes is cause for celebration and this is a jam packed episode.
 
Listen in as we delve into the following:
  • Introduction to Alistair Day and Matt Morby
  • Live drug test with Ali Day
  • What was the inspiration behind the show?
  • Philosophy behind the show
  • Filming that first episode
  • The Physical Performance Show being a top Podcast
  • Introduction of Expert Episodes
  • Who would Brad like most to see on the show
  • Having Brad Bevan on the show
  • Some of Brad’s biggest takeaways on the show.
  • Ali’s Days best tips
  • Mechanics behind shaping the episode
  • How an intro and outro is recorded
  • Sponsorship / Partners for the show
  • How Brad got into sport
  • Brad’s early days in Physio practice
  • Ali Day tweaking his calf going into Coolangatta Race
  • Light bulb moment for Ali
  • What advice would you give your younger self
  • Performance Round Questions with Brad
  • Brad being in the Zone
  • Greatest Fear
  • Athlete that Brad most admires
  • Best Training Advice
  • Brad’s Bucket List
  • Brad’s Physical Challenge
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