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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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Aug 4, 2016

In this episode of The Physical Performance Show I have a fire-side chat with Extreme Adventurer and the youngest person to climb Mount Everest, Alyssa Azar.

Listen in as we delve into the following:

  • When Alyssa first decided to summit Mount Everest
  • Alyssa was the youngest person to do Kokoda
  • Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro at 14
  • Alyssa loved boxing first before Trekking, then climbing
  • How Alyssa developed her love of mountaineering
  • Alyssa experiencing a massive avalanche on Mount Everest
  • Alyssa’s training regime
  • Going back for a third expedition to Mount Everest
  • How dangerous the sections are between camps
  • Daylight to Darkness ratio on Mount Everest
  • What the top of Mount Everest is like
  • Alyssa’s book coming out in September – the girl who climbed Everest
  • Alyssa’s next challenge will be the 7 summits

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Jul 28, 2016

In this episode of The Physical Performance Show I have a fire-side chat with Professional Ironwoman, Hayley Bateup.

Listen in as we delve into the following:

  • Hayley’s Story about Sharks
  • Hayley’s favourite event was winning the Australian Ironwoman championship
  • How Hayley first started with Nippers
  • Who Hayley admired growing up
  • Hayley’s first year in the series was Devondale for Women
  • When Hayley felt that she belonged in the sport
  • Hayley racing while injured
  • Hayley as Nitro in Gladiators
  • Why Hayley stayed in Ironwoman competitions even with injury
  • How Hayley transitioned from competition to retirement
  • Hayley finally being pain free
  • Hayley on family life and her new career as a fire fighter

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Jul 21, 2016

In this episode of The Physical Performance Show I have a fire-side chat with Professional Road Cyclist, Nick Gates.

Listen in as we delve into the following:

  • How Nick started in cycling
  • Nick’s success in Europe
  • The limited media coverage of Tour de France in the early days
  • Nick’s serious injury in 1997
  • Working with the German team.
  • Olympic Games option
  • Starting in the Grand Tours
  • The current tour
  • Competing in 11 total Grand Tours
  • Why 2006 World Championships was Nick’s favourite race
  • Moto Pacing is great training
  • Getting back into Triathlons and Ironman’s
  • Who Nick admires

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Jul 17, 2016

In this episode of The Physical Performance Show I have a fire-side chat with 5 x World Paratriathlon Champion, Bill Chaffey.

Listen in as we delve into the following:

  • Why the Beijing race was Bill’s favourite
  • Racing in front of a home crowd
  • Bill’s accident and recovery and coming to terms with his spinal injuries
  • What Bill’s family thinks about the paralympics
  • Competing in the Hawaiian Ironman Triathlon
  • Bill’s support team
  • The Hawaiian Ironman Triathlon
  • Bill’s training schedule
  • Bill’s best advice to perform at your physical best
  • Why Bill admires Leighton Hewitt

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Jul 17, 2016

In this episode of The Physical Performance Show I have a fire-side chat with Australian Hall of Fame Triathlete, Brad Beven.

Listen in as we delve into the following:

  • Where the nick name “The Croc” came from
  • Why Brad ran to school with bricks in his hands
  • How Brad got into Triathlons
  • Brad’s training during his High School Years
  • Why Brad wore a bee keepers hat when running
  • The Grand Prix in 1994
  • What separated Brad from the rest
  • Friendships around the racing track
  • How Brad adjusted transitioning from a small town to Elite Athlete
  • Consistency in Brad's races
  • Training regime during season
  • Brad’s car accident and fight to get his athletic ability back
  • Brad’s training these days
  • How the triathlons have changed

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Jul 15, 2016

In this episode of The Physical Performance Show I have a fire-side chat with Ultra Endurance Athlete and Record Holder, Sam Weir.

Listen in as we delve into the following:

  • Sam’s most memorable achievement
  • Sam’s training regime
  • Some of the craziest things that Sam has seen on his training runs
  • Preparation for a 450km foot race
  • Sam’s qualification entry to the Bad Water 135 mile race
  • Sam would like to achieve 26 – 28 hours for Bad Water
  • How Sam got into Ultra Marathons
  • Sam’s achievement of 4 age group marathons
  • Sam’s adventurous training runs
  • Training sessions leading into Bad Water
  • The Kokoda trail adventure for charity - Legacy
  • Understanding the stories behind Kokoda
  • Sam’s advice for achieving during a race
  • How you can help Sam get to Bad Water
  • Sam’s bucket list

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Jul 2, 2016

In this episode of The Physical Performance Show I have a fire-side chat with Olympic 1500m Silver Medallist, Nick Willis.

Listen in as we delve into the following:

  • Nicks London Results
  • Team morale at the London Olympics
  • Growing up as a talented runner
  • The support people that believed in Nick
  • The Penn Relays
  • Nick finding out that he run a 100 year record
  • Other sports Nick has tried
  • Favourite Performance
  • Nick’s health and commitment waiver
  • Favourite Training Session
  • Nick and snowboarding
  • Most admired athlete
  • What Nick wants to be remembered for

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Jun 30, 2016

In this episode of The Physical Performance Show I have a fire-side chat with Masters Bodybuilding Champion, Rob Quatro.

Listen in as we delve into the following:

  • Introduction Rob Quatro
  • Robbie’s natural optimism
  • Robbie’s greatest fitness accomplishment
  • How Robbie skipped the amateur step of a boxing career and went straight into a professional fighting career
  • How Robbie first turned down the Vegas Musclemania World competition
  • Robbie’s conversation with Mike Tyson
  • What sort of preparation Robbie goes through for a competition.
  • Robbie’s typical day two weeks out of competition.
  • The unhealthy side of bodybuilding
  • Robbie’s Sporting Bucket List
  • Robbie’s focus on recovery
  • Personal Bucket list items

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Jun 13, 2016

In this episode of The Physical Performance Show I have a fire-side chat with AUS Marathon Representative, Melanie Panayiotou

Listen in as we delve into the fo!llowing:

  • What is the scariest thing that you have done?
  • What was the scariest thing that you saw at the zoo?
  • What has been the single most running accomplishment to date?
  • How did you first get started in sport?
  • How Mel got a Commonwealth qualifying time in her first marathon
  • Did you always have an interest in veterinary science?
  • What was some of your earlier races like?
  • How Mel found out that she had a defect in her back
  • About Dick Telford, Mel’s coach
  • Mel’s Training regime
  • How Mel coped with a massive injury
  • Missing out on the Rio selections
  • Mel’s Favourite things
  • What keeps Mel going
  • What is on Mel’s personal bucket list
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Jun 11, 2016

In this episode of The Physical Performance Show I have a fire-side chat with Redbull Crashed Ice Athlete, Luke 'AussieCrasher' Webb - Australia's first Red Bull Crashed Ice athlete.

Listen in as we delve into the fo!llowing:

  • What is Ice Crash Downhill?
  • What is the history and how did the sport start? 
  • Redbull is the major sponsor behind the sport
  • How did you come across the sport and how did you start to do it?
  • Have you ever been on ice skates previously?
  • When did you first set skate on an ice crash course?
  • Describe the course in New Brunswick?
  • How Luke reached the top 64 in February 2016
  • What is the crushed ice tour?
  • Are Crushed Ice Athletes full time athletes or do they work as well?
  • When does the next competition start?
  • How Luke got championship points to get into the next tour.
  • Luke's full time job is as a Chemical Metallurgy Engineer, what do you do in Metallurgy?
  • What does your training look like?
  • How Luke trains in Australia (a hot climate)
  • Why Rollerblading on a BMX track makes great training
  • Has there been a period in your career where your training has waned?
  • What does your family think of the sport?
  • What Sports Luke played growing up?
  • How Luke got sponsorship?
  • Luke is the top ranked athlete in Australia.
  • The sport is looking at becoming an Olympic Sport
  • Why the St Paul Track was the most extreme
  • Why Luke Skated Hard and Landed Hard!
  • The Top Speeds are 65 to 75km per hour.
  • Why Luke wants to be his best self!
  • What are the other extreme sports that inspire you?
  • What is on Luke's sporting bucket list?

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Jun 2, 2016

In this episode of The Physical Performance Show I have a fire-side chat with superbike champion and legend Troy Bayliss (Three Times World Superbike Champion, British Superbike Champion, MotoGP Winner, & 52 World Superbike wins!)

Listen in as we delve into the following:

  • What scares the fastest man on 2 wheels
  • a  remarkable 33% win/start ratio
  • Riding the bike like a piano
  • Why Troy took until age 35yrs to understand himself as an athlete
  • Cornering at 65-80km/hr at the slowest
  • Riding was like your in a push up position with someone sitting on your back
  • Hitting a top speed of 347km/hr
  • Why crashing at 80km/hr cab be better than crashing at 160km/hr
  • More skin off on push bikes than motorcycles
  • How troy has been hurt more riding dirt bikes in the last 4 years
  • 'I was always superior but I used to leave it out there in the training'
  • Racing against Max Biaggi as a rival
  • Why Troy sometimes didn’t sleep well
  • Marrying Kym Troy’s childhood sweetheart
  • The role of Darrell Healy and the Ducati team, Troy’s team manager who through until the end of Troy’s career never took a cent as a manager
  • Receiving a British Superbike invitation
  • Riding against Carl Fogarty as a rival, and why Troy wanted his job
  • Racing Monza 2000
  • The 1st professional win at Hockenheim Germany after meeting the team 2wks before.
  • Winning the first World Superbike championship title at 28yrs, in 2001 & what was going through Troy's head
  • Winning at MotoGP
  • Staying hungry for three World championship titles
  • Making the difficult decision to retire, knowing that potentially there were another two world titles to win.
  • Life after the motorbike-cycling, family, and business.
  • What’s next for Troy Bayliss.
  • The Troy Bayliss Classic 
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Jun 2, 2016

In this episode of The Physical Performance Show Brad Beer catches up with Caine Eckstein-  Nutri Grain Ironman Champion, 5 x Coolangatta Gold Winner, & World pull Up Record Holder.

In this episode you will enjoy discussion around:

  • what scares Caine Eckstein the most?
  • what has Caine doing 500 pull ups for breakfast on the morning of the interview?
  • favourite sporting achievement: winning the Coolangatta Gold at 19yrs of age as the first open event coming out of the U/19’s in the 2005 edition of the race. Notably 2005 was the rebirth of the iconic Coolangatta Gold, the first race since 1987 
  • Growing up in Mermaid Beach with an older brother Shannon Eckstein, and father Billy as club coach at Surfers Paradise Surf Life-Saving Club as coach through until 19 years of age.
  • Eating dinner with pride if a good session had been achieved that day in training.
  • How mum Donna deals with two ultra competitive brothers
  • The role of late-father Billy Eckstein getting Caine and Shannon onto paddle boards at 7yrs of age.
  • The effect of losing Caine's father at 20 years of age, the significance of Billy watching Caine's first Coolangatta Gold win, and the subsequent period of not knowing what Caine was racing for.
  • Winning the 2011/12 Nutri Grain Surf Life Saving series championship. The highlight being winning the 6th race of the series in a dominant display winning the 5 races of the eliminator at Noosa that day.
  • foray into triathlon from ironman surf competition with a wildcard to the 2013 Hawaii Ironman Triathlon, at Kona.
  • Tackling the Hawaii Ironman triathlon with just 12 weeks of bike training, leading the swim, and then needing to withdraw on the run due to injury.
  • the 2014 Guiness Book of World Records Pull Up journey to New York, idea genesis, to setting the 12 and 24hr World Pull Ups Record on live on the NBC Today Show (any footage of this would be great to link to) after completing 4210 pull ups in 12 hours.
  • How Caine managed to keep ging after tearing biceps at the 7 hour mark.
  • opportunities that came off the back of the World Record attempt, including being named in the Fox Sports  'What the Fox' top 5 news articles of the year 
  • the difference between pull ups and chin ups
  • dealing with further World Record attempts with the record now elevated to  6,800 for 24hrs 
  • The upcoming record attempt June 15th Wednesday morning, finishing June 16th, airing on The Today Show (link to recent appearance on Today Show with Karl and Lisa) 
  • Upcoming release of Caine’s app
  • The strategy for the upcoming world record attempt, and training doing 2500 reps in a day, 1hr 10mins to do 1,000 pull ups.
  • Caine’s bucket list sporting and personally

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May 14, 2016

In this episode of The Physical Performance Show Brad Beer catches up with Australian Swim Team Member and 2012 London Olympic Games silver medallist (4x200m freestyle relay) Jade Neilsen.

In this episode we explore:

  • From learn to swim classes at Miami's Pizzey Park & Surfers Paradise Surf Life Saving Club (plz hyperlink in show notes) 
  • 17yrs making the decision to pursue the international opportunity that swimming presented
  • How Jade avoided burn out  in junior years and how lesser expectations helped avoid burnout in the junior years/scene  
  • What basketball superstar Kobe Bryant thought of the Australian swim team's training ethic 
  • Why Jade had goose bumps walking into the Olympic village at the London 2012 Olympic Games 
  • The Olympic Games athlete village food hall and what McDonalds was doing in there!
  • The experience of swimming in front of 18,000 people at 21yrs of age
  • How Jade navigated the 6hrs day of swimming when preparing for the Olympic Games
  • How Jade has transitioned from professional athlete to working 'non-athlete' and the associated challenges of this change
  • How Jade will feel watching the 2016 Rio Olympic Games

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May 13, 2016

In this episode of The Physical Performance Show Brad Beer catches up with Dual Rugby International Mat Rogers to dive deep into the highs and lows of a remarkable football career.

In this episode Mat shares openly around:  

  • growing up with your Dad as a sporting legend (Steve Rogers)
  • his very first training session at the Cronulla Sharks
  • telling white lies to pass medical tests to get a start despite serious injury!
  • the transition to Rugby Union
  • breaking the news to Mat's terminally ill mother about transitioning from rugby league to rugby union
  • the Rugby League Premiership regret of the 1999 Cronulla Sharks team
  • why Mat wants his kids to be coachable
  • why Mat never felt comfortable or like 'he had made it'
  • how Mat got his Gold Coast Titans start
  • why Mat turned down another season playing for the Gold Coast Titans
  • Mat's fondest Wallabies moment
  • leaving the Wallabies
  • how Mat learnt of the tragic passing of his father
  • the one thing Mat remembers most about his father
  • what's on Mat's sporting list
  • why success to Mat has nothing to do with sports
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May 5, 2016

In episode of The Physical Performance Show Brad Beer has a fireside chat with much loved ultramarthoner and ultra runner Anderson Moquiuti .

During the interview Anderson shares his journey of over-coming crippling neurological disease Guillian Barre Syndrome to later discover the joys and life-giving elements of ultra running. Ando also shares about how he managed to survive a 100km trail race in Australia's Blue Mountains after a nasty ankle sprain just days before.

Get ready to be inspire by this passionate and amazing and much loved Aussie Brazilian!

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May 5, 2016

In Episode 4 of The Physical Performance Show we jump into a fireside chat with V8 supercar driver Tim Slade. We look at the highs, lows, and everything in between on Tim's journey into the ranks of the V8 Supercar racing elite.

 

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Apr 28, 2016

In this the third episode of The Physical Performance Show I have a fire-side chat with Australian Triathlete, dual World Triathlon Series Champion, and just recently announced 3x Australian Olympic Triathlon Champion Emma Moffatt.  

We explore the highs, and lows, and insights about achieving peak triathlon performance. 

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Apr 21, 2016

In this the second episode of The Physical Performance Show I have a fire-side chat with Australian Swimming Team member and former 1500m freestyle champion Jordan Harrison.

We explore the highs, and lows, and insights about achieving peak swimming performance. We also talk about bucket list travels and how Jordan scored a training camp in Phoenix Arizona with the legendary Michael Phelps.

 

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Apr 12, 2016

Welcome to the first episode of 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.

In This Episode:

Listen in as I do a deep dive into the success of Ali (Alistair Day's) Ironman career. From aspiring junior surf lifesaving, to the woes of mystery illness, through to the highs of winning his first Nutri Grain Ironman Series in 2014/2015.

Thanks for listening.

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