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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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Jan 24, 2018
In episode 94 of The Physical Performance Show Brad Beer sits down with Richard Varga - Dual Slovakian Olympic Triathlete & 4x World Aquathlon Champion who is known as the 'fish' of the world triathlon scene. Richard is a Slovakian dual triathlete Olympic games representative, representing Slovakia in the 2012 and 2016 Olympic Games.  Richard is also the 4 times world aquathlon champion – swim, run.  Richard has been the Slovakian triathlete of the year an amazing 8 times and in 2017 the World Triathlon series voted Richard the best swimmer of the year.  Being first out of the water 5 out of 6 times in 2017 which throughout his career means that Richard has been first out of water 33 out of 40 starts.

Listen in as we delve into the following:

  • The learnings throughout his career
  • The early start in swimming
  • Growing up with a Mum as a swim coach
  • Transitioning into triathlon at the age of 19
  • 3 attributes for a great swimmer
  • Triathletes that Richard Admires
  • Lead up to the Olympic Games
  • Rehabbing an injury
  • Training and friendship with the Brownlee Brothers
  • Performance Round
  • Richard's Best Advice
  • Richard's Weekend Warrior Challenge
  • Richard's bucket list 
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Jan 15, 2018
In episode 93 of The Physical Performance Show Brad Beer sits down with Terenzo Bozzone - Pro Triathlete & 5X World Champion. Terenzo has 22 national titles to his name across disciplines including cross-country running, cycling, swimming and multisport. Terenzo has won the 2001 & 2002 Junior Men’s Elite Duathlon World Championship and the 2002 & 2003 Junior Men’s Elite Triathlon World Championship. As Terenzo's career has progressed  into the professional ranks he has won 37 international titles, including 23 Ironman 70.3 or half Ironman distance triathlon titles. Terenzo also holds the Busselton Ironman course record in a tim of 7 hours and 51 minutes. He is also a husband and wife to two beautiful children.

Listen in as we delve into the following:

  • Why you need to trust in your race preparation
  • Terenzo's pre race psychology
  • The role Terenzo's family plays in his career
  • The darkest moments in his career 
  • Performance Round
  • Terenzo's Best Advice
  • Terenzo's Physical Challenge
  • Terenzo's bucket list 
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Jan 8, 2018
In episode 92 of The Physical Performance Show Brad Beer has a chat with Lionel Sanders. Lionel is an incredible athlete with a mindset that sets him apart from his competitors. Lionel's breakthrough year occurred in 2017 where he won the ITU Long Course World Championships Triathlon and finished in 2nd place at the World Ironman Championships nearly breaking the course record. Tune in to hear all about Lionel's background in sport, what drove him to start Triathlon just 9 years ago and what has been the driving force to him becoming one of the fastest Triathletes in the world. 

Listen in as we delve into the following:

  • Lionel's favourite quote
  • Lionel's mindset in racing and training
  • Lionel's journey to Triathlon
  • Lionel's first Ironman
  • Lionel's 2017 Kona Race
  • Mistakes in training you can learn from 
  • Performance Round
  • Lionel's Mantra
  • Lionel's Best Advice
  • Lionel's Physical Challenge
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Jan 2, 2018

Listen in to episode #91 of The Physical Performance Show as we recap the year that was 2017! In 2017 we were able to sit down with some incredibly talented top physical performers to hear all about the highs, lows and learnings around being at their individual physical best in the aim to inspire our listeners to continue in pursuit of their physical best with advice from the worlds top physical performers. 

The highlight reel features, Phil Liggett, Steve Moneghetti, Dean Karnazes, Bernard Lagat, Cassie Fien and Richard Murray.

Listen in as we delve into the following:

  • Highlights with Phil Liggett
  • Highlights with Steve Moneghetti
  • Highlights with Dean Karnazes
  • Highlights with Bernard Lagat
  • Highlights with Cassie Fien
  • Highlights with Richard Murray
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Dec 27, 2017

Listen in to episode #90 of The Physical Performance Show as Brad Beer sits down with Clay Dawson - 3 Sub 2:30 Marathon Runner. Clay is an accomplished runner who in 2017 ran 3 sub 2:30 marathons across 6 weeks. Clay shares around why he runs and what led him to start running. Clay also shares around the importance of physical activity for mental health. Clay also works as a high school teacher and has one young son. 

Listen in as we delve into the following:

  • Clay's background in running
  • Why Clay started running
  • Running in Canada
  • Clay's secrets to running a sub 2:30 marathon
  • Performance Round
  • Best Advice
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Dec 11, 2017

Listen in to episode #89 of The Physical Performance Show as Brad Beer sits down with Brendan Davies - current Australian Male Ultra Runner of the Year. Brendan shares around his unique genesis story in running, starting in little athletics before giving it up to start team sports and pursue his career as a teacher. We hear about Brendan's transformation once he started running and his first ultra running experience which led him to finding his passion and becoming a successful ultra runner for Australia. Brendan also unpacks his coaching philosophies and his goals with his coaching group UP Coaching. 

Listen in as we delve into the following:

  • Philosophies around own performance

  • How to run fast and long
  • Coaching philosophies and joys from coaching
  • World Trail Run Series
  • Origins of Brendan's running career
  • Performance Round
  • Best Advice
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Dec 11, 2017

Listen in to episode #88 of The Physical Performance Show where Brad Beer sits down with Lucy Bartholomew in a fun and refreshing episode of The Physical Performance Show. At 21 years old Lucy's accomplishments in trail running are inspiring including her recent wins in the Ultra Trail Australia Championships (100km) race and Ultra Trail Cape Town in South Africa. Lucy shares around how she started trail running with her dad, her first trail run and the backlash she received for competing in a 100km race at the tender age of 16, how running became more important then school, her breakthrough race, funny training moments, her worst injuries and what she has learnt from the spot. Lucy has an infectious passion for trail running which you can hear throughout the interview that will make you want to explore the trail running world.

Listen in as we delve into the following:

  • Origins in the sport
  • Lucy's inspiration to start trail running
  • Lucy's unique training philosophy
  • Funny training stories with Kilian Jornet
  • Lucy's best advice
  • Lucy's mantra
  • Performance Round
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Dec 5, 2017

Listen in as Brad sits down with Emma Pallant - Pro Triathlete and 2X World Duathlon Champion. In this episode Emma steps Brad through her journey to her international Ironman 70.3 success including her recent 2nd place at the Ironman 70.3 World Championship after only one and a half years racing the distance. Emma shares around her promising athletics career in middle distance running before undergoing a knee surgery that saw her starting biking and swimming as cross training. We hear Emma's mantra, best advice and funny training stories as well as what drives her to be at her physical best.

Listen in as we delve into the following:

  • Emma's success in track running
  • Emma's knee surgery
  • How Emma found triathlon
  • Emma's first triathlon
  • Why Emma decided to start the 70.3 distance
  • Performance Round
  • Emma's best recovery tips
  • Emma's mantra
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Nov 24, 2017

Listen in as Brad Beer sits down with Dr Christopher Vertullo for an expert edition of The Physical Performance Show. Dr Vertullo has been a specialist orthopaedic surgeon for 16 years. Every year he performs over a thousand knee procedures and is involved in treating elite athletes and professional sports teams. Dr Vertullo specialises in complex ACL & PCL reconstructions, computer navigated total and revision surgery, minimal incision rapid recovery total & partial knee replacement, meniscal repair & preserving arthroscopy, advanced arthroscopic joint resurfacing/ cartilage restoration.

Dr Vertullo shares insightful information around knee health, osetoarthritis, ACL injuries and the 3 stages of Bone Marrow Oedema. Dr Vertullo also shares his top tips for preventing and dealing with knee pain.

Listen in as we delve into the following:

  • Knee Health
  • Sports injuries
  • Age and knee injuries
  • Future trends in knee health
  • Surgical trends in knee health
  • PRP injections
  • 3D imaging technology
  • Optimal weight to avoid knee pain
  • Joint replacement advancements
  • Advancements in rehabilitation 
  • Dr Vertullo's 3 tips to avoid knee pain
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Nov 12, 2017

Listen in as Brad Beer sits down with Peter 'Spida' Everitt. Spida is an icon of AFL Football who played 291 games for the St Kilda Saints, Hawthorn Hawks and Sydney Swans across 16 years. Spida shares around the highs, lows and learnings from his career as well as his training ethic and his life outside of football including his debut Gold Coast Airport Marathon, his job as a radio presenter on 92.5 Gold FM breakfast show and his television show "The Great Australian Doorstep". 

Listen in as we delve into the following:

  • Highs, Lows and learnings throughout his career
  • Dealing with the disappointment of never winning a premiership 
  • Spida's life growing up
  • Spida's injuries
  • Spida's top tip
  • Spida's Performance Round
  • Spida's Physical Challenge
  • Spida's life after AFL Football
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Nov 11, 2017

Listen in as Brad Beer sits down with Phil Liggett (MBE) - The Voice of Cycling. Phil shares around all thing cycling, the Tour de France, his most memorable moments as a commentator, his decision to give up his professional cycling career and his love for South Africa. 

Listen in as we delve into the following:

  • Phil's time in cycling as a professional athlete
  • Phil's decision to focus on his media career
  • The highs and lows of the Tour de France
  • Lance Armstrong's fall from grace
  • Phil's most memorable moments in cycling
  • Phil's love for South Africa
  • How Phil met his wife
  • Phil's best advice
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Nov 6, 2017

Listen in as Brad Beer sits down with Ben Moreau - British Marathon Runner. Ben shares around the highs and lows and his learnings throughout his running career.  How he got into the sport, his struggles of juggling running with a full time job as well as his disappointment in not qualifying for the Olympic Games in 2016.   

Listen in as we delve into the following:

  • Juggling a fulltime job with training for marathons
  • Ben’s work and travel
  • 2016 training and trials for Olympics
  • Qualifying time
  • Training session in Kenya
  • What is Ben’s favourite performance
  • How Ben got started in the sport
  • Performance Round
  • Who Ben most admires
  • Ben’s best advice
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Oct 29, 2017

In this episode of The Physical Performance Show Brad Beer sits down with Prof. Belinda Beck - Bone Health Expert.  During the episode Professor Beck unpacks the world of bones and the significance of bone health.  The role of exercise in bone health, food and medications and how they affect our bones.  How athletes deal with Stress Injuries, Osteoporosis and Osteopenia along with running and the affects of running on Bone Health.

Listen in as we delve into the following:

  • Where did your interest in bone health start?
  • Researching bone health
  • Peak Bone Mass
  • Case Study of athletes
  • Origin of a Stress Injury
  • Insufficiency Fracture
  • Why do stress fractures sometimes not heal?
  • Osteopenia and Osteoporosis definitions
  • What are some of the reasons for Osteoporosis
  • Effects of hormones on bone health
  • Insight into good foods to optimise bone health
  • The role of medications in bone health
  • Find out more about Bone Health
  • Best advice to optimise bone health
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Oct 21, 2017

Listen in as Brad Beer sits down with Liam Adams - Australian Marathoner and Olympian. Liam shares around his background in sport growing up and the point where he decided to focus solely on his running. Liam shares around his long journey to running his Olympic qualifying time for the Rio Olympics in 2016 and also how he nearly accidentally qualified for London 2012 in the 10,000m event. Liam gives us an insight to what it really takes to be a professional athlete while working 40 hours a week. He shares around how he fits in his training and his most important recovery tip to ensure he remains at his physical best. This is one not to be missed - it will make you rethink 'busy' and motivate you to get out and get active!

Listen in as we delve into the following:

    • His background in sport
    • Juggling the work/like/sport balance
    • His first Olympic campaign
    • The journey to running the Olympic qualifying time
    • Liams best advice for any marathoner
    • Liam's Physical Challenge

 

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Oct 16, 2017

Listen in as we sit down with Luke Mathews Australian Olympian and Track and Field representative in the 800m and 1500m. Luke reflects on his stellar 2015 campaign and the disappointment he felt after the Rio Olympics in 2016. Luke shares about the Nitro Athletics experience and racing Usain Bolt and his excitement heading into the 2018 Commonwealth Games.

Listen in as we delve into the following:

    • Highs and Lows of his athletics career
    • Learnings in his athletics career 
    • Racing Usain Bolt at Nitro Athletics
    • Luke's recovery tips
    • Funny running stories
    • Having his mum as a coach
    • His focus for the future

Timeline

0:00 Start

1:05 Introduction

1:20 Hawaii Ironman World Championship Triathlon wrap up

3:32 Introduction to Luke Matthews

4:35 Start of interview

6:55 Luke's start in Track & Field

8:10 Luke's 'retirement' from Track & Field for AFL

8:40 Deciding to go back to running and his success

9:25 Falling out of love with AFL

11:00 Heading off to Rio - making the Olympics

11:55 Under performing at the Olympics - the heartbreak

12:35 Pulling apart and reflecting on his Rio Olympic campaign 

17:25 Making the Australian team

19:14 The lead up to Rio: The Melbourne Track Classic

21:25 Nitro Athletics and Usain Bolt

25:05 The IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017 

28:25 Breaking the 4-minute mile

30:29 Meeting Sebastian Coe

31:50 Performance Round

47:38 Listener questions 

49:45 Focus for the 2018 Commonwealth Games

53:51 Tranining advice

56:25 Working on his technique 

57:26 Luke's goal over the next 6 months

58:25 Luke's dinner table

01:00 Luke's thank you to his supporters

01:40 Luke's Physical Challenge

1:03:40 Looking forward to the future of athletics in Australia

1:04:48 Close

1:06:43 Show End

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Oct 4, 2017

Listen in as we sit down with Pete Jacobs to talk to him about his journey to becoming the Ironman World Champion in 2012 and his preparation for his return to the World Championship in 2017. In this episode we discuss around his change to the MAF training philosophy, his low carb high fat diet and how this has helped him overcome fatigue and improve his performance. 

Listen in as we delve into the following:

    • Pete's struggle with fatigue
    • Pete's change in diet 
    • Pete's change in philosophy about training and racing
    • Pete's 2012 Kona Ironman win
    • Pete's preparation for Kona 2017
    • Pete's start in triathlon and Ironman
    • About the MAF training philosophy
    • Pete's best advice
    • Pete's Physical Challenge

Timeline

0:00 Start

3:20 Playback of Pete Jacobs winning the World Ironman Championships in 2012

3:44 Introduction to Pete Jacobs

5:24 Start of interview

6:48 Pete Jacob’s challenges with fatigue

8:45 Changing his diet and training to deal with fatigue 

12:18 The fatigue Pete felt

13:48 Being aware of his fatigue and the adaptations Pete makes

13:35 Changing his diet with Phil Maffetone

17:13 Pete's plate at dinner, lunch and breakfast

18:05 Sponsors, MAF and nutrition for Kona

20:00 Pete's belief in his abilities

20:55 The frustration of not knowing what was wrong

21:50 The importance of clarity and a clear diagnosis

22:15 The perspective Pete learnt from the hard times

22:00 Talking about MAF training: Maximum Aerobic Function

30:25 Talking race day in 2017

31:02 Race day 2017 nutrition strategy 

32:35 Talking Ironman World Championships 2012: The victory

33:38 Ironman World Championships 2011: The fight for second place

34:50 Switching his mindset: from wanting to win to knowing he can win

35:40 Separating your mind from what you are doing: Ken Ware

39:38 Origins in triathlon

43:02 Listener question: core strength and body maintenance 

47:20 Performance Round with Pete Jacobs

54:00 Goals for Ironman World Championship 2017

54:29 Pete Jacob's in the zone

56:10 Pete Jacob's best advice

1:00:43 Live Your Own Fit : Jaimielle & Pete Jacobs Business

01:01:23 Where to follow Pete on his road to World Championships 2017

01:02:00 Jamie’s words to Pete at the end of the Ironman world Championships 2012

01:02:41 Close

01:07:17 End

 

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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
 
 
Matt's Sponsors:
 
 
 
 
 
Previous show guests that are mentioned:
 
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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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Aug 17, 2017

In this episode of The Physical Performance Show I have a fire-side chat with AUS Champion Triathlete - Jake Birtwhistle.  During the episode Jake unpacks his rise through the junior championships, some great tips and insights, his qualification into the 2018 Commonwealth games along with so much more.

Listen in as we delve into the following:

  • Introduction Jake Birtwhistle
  • Successful weekend at Hamburg
  • Gaining qualification into the 2018 Commonwealth Games
  • Discovering Triathlons
  • Tweaking his technique
  • Performance Round Questions
  • Jake’s worst injury
  • Favourite hobby
  • Jake’s bucket list
  • Physical Challenge: 6 x 1kms on the track with 90secs rest
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Aug 17, 2017

In this episode of The Physical Performance Show I have a fire-side chat with Big Wave Surfer and 10x Molokai to Oahu Paddleboard World Champion - Jamie Mitchell.  During the episode Jamie unpacks how he got into big wave surfing, tackling the big waves, his worst injury and so much more.

Listen in as we delve into the following:

  • Introduction Jamie Mitchell
  • Suffering a fractured sternum
  • Worst injury seen in big wave surfing
  • How Jamie got into Surfing
  • Big Waves
  • Managing the uncertainty
  • Dominating Molokai Paddleboard Championships for 10 years
  • Training leading up to Molakai
  • Performance Round Questions
  • Being in the zone
  • Sponsorship with Quiksilver
  • Jamie’s best advice
  • Jamie’s Physical Challenge – Get up at 6am to go for a 4km walk and swim at the beach
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Aug 16, 2017

In this episode of The Physical Performance Show I have a fire-side chat with Great British Half Marathon Rep - Tina Muir.  During the episode Tina unpacks some key insights into her running career along with the very challenging decision to put her running career on hold to recover from Amenorrhea which is the loss of her menstrual cycle.

Listen in as we delve into the following:

  • Tina’s Mentor and Support when first starting out in running
  • Tina’s major running highlight
  • Growing up and moving to the US
  • Key Learnings
  • Performance Round
  • Who Tina admires and why?
  • Mental Bottles and Self Talk
  • Being in the zone
  • Pros and Cons as working with your husband as a coach
  • Tina’s very personal struggle to put her running career on hold and Amenorrhea
  • Managing Amenorrhea and nutrition
  • Tina’s viral blog post
  • Tina’s best running advice
  • Physical Challenge – Correct your posture
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Jul 17, 2017

In this episode of The Physical Performance Show I have a fire-side chat with 70.3 Triathlon Champion - Sam Appleton.  During the episode Sam unpacks around how he got started in 70.30 triathlons, his training, key insights into recovery and his recent successes. 

Listen in as we delve into the following:

  • Something that scares Sam
  • Growing up with 3 brothers
  • Cairns Ironman win
  • Studying at university
  • Training for 70.3 Triathlon
  • Key insights in recovery
  • Performance Round Questions
  • Sam’s worse injury
  • Sam’s best advice
  • Physical Challenge – 2min wall sit
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