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Apr 26, 2018

In episode 107 of The Physical Performance Show, Brad Beer shares a conversation with Eloise Wellings (2x AUS Olympian) & Julius Achon (2x Ugandan Olympian) 

Eloise is a dual Australian Olympian.  Julius is also a dual Olympian representing Uganda in 1996 and 2000 Olympic Games in the 800m and 1600m. Following Julius’s professional running career, Julius went on to become a pacer with Alberto Salazar’s Nike Oregon project.  It is really Julius’s back story that will give you perspective though.

During this episode we reflect on the Commonwealth Games including the poignant act of sportsmanship moment which Eloise found herself in international spotlight.  Julius also shares his background in Uganda, his running and experience on the Commonwealth Games as well.  Listen in to this inspirational story that will really give you some perspective on our lives.

 

Listen in as we delve into the following:

  • Introduction to Eloise and Julius
  • Learnings from recent Commonwealth Games
  • Eloise on the impact of waiting at the finish line for the final finisher
  • Eloise on the recent race.
  • Julius on growing up in Uganda
  • Julius on running so that he could get a scholarship to school.
  • Running for the first time in spikes
  • When Julius met Eloise.
  • Why Julius quit running.
  • Forming the Love Mercy foundation
  • Sponsorship of children and cents of seeds
  • Starting the maternity ward for safe birthing
  • The small impact on future lives
  • Eloise on running for a different purpose
  • Unity with the Commonwealth Games
  • Julius’s learnings

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Apr 17, 2018

In episode 106 of The Physical Performance Show Brad Beer brings you an expert edition and has a conversation with Dr Hal Rice Radiologist (MBBS, FRANZCR) Sports Injuries & Imaging.  

Dr. Hal Rice obtained his medical degree at University of Queensland in 1992, followed by his residency at the Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital. Hal then went on to complete specialist training in diagnostic and interventional radiology at the Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital before undertaking advanced specialist fellowship in diagnostic at interventional Neuro-radiology at the world famous Mt. Sinai Medical Centre in New York.

On returning to the Gold Coast, Hal then co-founded QScan radiology clinics, which today has more than 30 locations across Australia, treating more than 430,000 patients annually. Hal also established the interventional Neuro-radiology service at the Gold Coast Hospital and this service is now regarded as one of the premier sites in Australia for the endovascular treatment of life threatening brain aneurisms and acute ischemic stroke. Hal has worked as a diagnostic and interventional neuro-radiologist in the Gold Coast Hospital since 2003. Hal has a major academic interest in obviously diagnostic and interventional neuro-radiology. But also Hal's special interest in sports medicine imaging and musculo skeletal imaging and non-invasive pain management and all fields of advanced magnetic resonance imaging (MRI).  QScan is the provider to Swimming Australia, Triathlon Australia and Cricket Australia here in South East Queensland.

Hal himself is also a very keen runner and as a Junior, Hal ran in an incredible 2:38 when he fell in love with the Gold Coast Marathon, a race that he won the Junior Category in 3 years in a row, so Hal lives and breathes muscular health and all things medicine.

During this episode we discuss the world of diagnostic imaging and interventions for athletes, the importance of getting and establishing an accurate diagnosis of injuries. What that means for the prognosis of the outcome of your injury. We discuss common conditions and common imaging types such as ultrasound, plain film Xrays, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and also Hal touches on some of the new muscle fibre typing technologies that brings interest to recreational and elite athletes.   Let’s hear from Dr. Hal Rice of QScan Technology.

Listen in as we delve into the following:

  • How Hal started in Medicine
  • Imaging Technology
  • Hal’s change of specialty
  • Running 2:38 in the Gold Coast Marathon
  • QScan business
  • How imaging helps with diagnosis
  • Bone Health
  • Bone Density Tests and Stress Injuries
  • Diagnosing Tendon Injuries
  • Suffering from a tear or injury
  • Working with Back Pain and Neck Pain
  • What is cortisone and when is it appropriate
  • Trends in radiology
  • Bone Muscle Fibre MRI
  • Research on Fast and Slow Twitch fibres
  • Working with professional sporting teams.
  • Physical Challenge

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Apr 9, 2018

In episode 105 of The Physical Performance Show Brad Beer has a conversation with Gwen Jorgensen - 2016 Olympic Triathlon Champion.  

Gwen’s triathlon resume is unlike very few female triathletes, it is incredible. Gwen won the world triathlon series championship in 2014 and 2015, has been named the USA Triathlons 2013 and 2014 female athlete of the year, has been a dual Olympic US representative in the sport of triathlon in 2012 and obviously gaining 2016 where Gwen took the Olympic gold medal ahead of Nicola Spirig. 

In 2016, Gwen’s 13 streak consecutive winning spree from the world triathlon series came to an end on the Gold Coast but no female triathlete has ever done that in the history of sport. In 2016 after the Rio Olympic games Gwen made an announcement where she declared that she was shifting her focus from the sport of triathlon where she had enjoyed so much success to go after gold in the Women's Marathon in Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. We covered that today in this conversation,

During this episode, Gwen shares about the bold declaration, the reason behind it and why it is such a driving force forher as she now works to the 2020 Olympic Games in the marathon. We discuss what her adaptation as she transitions from 40 mile running weeks in triathlete to the now required 100 plus miles per week consistently. Gwen shares about what she has been learning and experiencing running with recent new York marathon champ and multiple US Olympian Shalane Flanagan, running at altitude in Boulder.  We discussed Gwen’s adding in the New York marathon in 2016, the same year Gwen took Gold in the Olympic Triathlon and what it was like running through the ever supportive streets in New York and Manhattan.

We touch on Gwen’s 'AllIn' YouTube video series. Gwen shares some great tactics, strategies and practicalities around training, strength training, heart rate training, rest recovery and also the habit of journaling. This is an episode that is 'AllIn' especially being that Gwen is just the second Olympic Gold Medallist we’ve featured on the Physical Performance Show.

Listen in as we delve into the following:

  • Working around a new baby
  • Rehabilitation of injuries
  • What is Gwen learning with Shalane
  • Retiring from Triathlon and declaring working towards
  • Marathons
  • Why Gwen chose Marathon
  • Genesis of #allin
  • Rio Olympics
  • Women’s Health
  • Strength training
  • Use of heart rate monitoring
  • Journaling
  • Performance Round Questions
  • Hardest Workout
  • Highs and Lows of career
  • Best Advice
  • Physical Challenge

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Apr 2, 2018
Episode 104 is a special Commonwealth games preview episode. The Commonwealth Games 2018 are happening this week (April 2018) and what better way to usher in the Commonwealth Games then to speak to the many athletes that will be competing over the next two weeks.
 
Over the last several months Brad Beer has taken the opportunity to catch up with several of the athletes who will be competing amongst the six thousand athletes at the 2018 Commonwealth Games.  During the episode we discuss what it is they have been focusing on during training, what it is that they are excited about with the Commonwealth Games and also what's left to do in their final preparations. We hear from some previous guests of the Physical Performance Show in terms of athletes and we also have a couple of fresh voices in the mix also. Tune in now to this inspiring episode.

Listen in as we speak to the following athletes:

  • Eloise Wellings – 10,000m
  • Genevieve Lacaze – 3000m Steeple Chase
  • Ryan Gregson – 1500m
  • Jess Trengove – Marathon
  • Pat Tiernan – 10,000m
  • Dane Bird-Smith – 20km Racewalk
  • Jordan Williams - 1500m
  • Luke Mathews – 1500m
  • Ben Treffers – 100m Backstroke
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