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LEO Training: Strength & Conditioning | Endurance | Health | Performance | Injury Prevention | Joe DeLeo

Strength, endurance, health and injury rehabilitation advice from host Joe DeLeo, NSCA-CSCS, FMS, SFG I . This is your podcast resource for top notch tips, strategies, information and stories from strength & conditioning, rowing, running and other endurance sports as well as expert information on nutrition, health and wellness that can be applied to everyone from elite athletes to exercise enthusiasts. This podcast will feature interviews with elite and amateur athletes, strength and endurance coaches, health & wellness experts, and injury rehabilitation professionals. If you are looking to improve your health, strength, and fitness while simultaneously training smarter this podcast has something for you! Train Smarter. Get Stronger. Move Better. Race Faster. For more information and resources, go to http://leotraining.io/
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Apr 25, 2016

In Episode 13 of the LEO Training Podcast our guest is StrongFirst Team Leader, Jeff Sokol and coach at Elite Sports & Spine in Seattle, WA. Jeff has a diverse background and an incredible story to share on his journey to strength and health. He is one of the most passionate and energetic people I've ever met - his enthusiasm for coaching carries over to his clients and the way he leads his life. I was fortunate enough to experience this first hand during a recent trip to Seattle, WA - and so will you during this interview!

Here's what you will learn:

  • Jeff's journey to strength and becoming a coach
  • His roots at Kettlebility
  • His training philosophy and why he views himself as a durability coach
  • Why 3 + 3 Turkish Get Ups a day keep the doctor away!
  • Jeff's thoughts and views on what the future of gyms and training centers will be
  • Jeff's current training goals and what a typical week of training is for him
  • How Jeff applies the StrongFirst principles to his clients who range from retired professional athletes to a 75 year young client!
  • and much more

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Show Notes:

Sokol Strong (Website)

Elite Sports & Spine

Apr 18, 2016

We're back with Episode 012 of the LEO Training Podcast. I have a very special guest for  you in this episode, Dr. Stuart McGill. Today's interview will focus on spine hygiene for rowers but first let me tell you a little bit more about Dr. McGill.

Dr. Stuart McGill is a Professor of Spine Biomechanics at the University of Waterloo. Dr. McGill is the author of over 400 scientific publications and 3 textbooks that address issues such as, lumbar spine function and injury mechanisms, patient assessment, corrective exercise prescription, and performance training. Dr. McGill consults for many medical management groups, governments, corporations, legal firms, and elite sports teams and athletes from around the world and has won numerous awards, including the Volvo Bioengineering Award for Low Back Pain Research. Dr. McGill is one of the few scientists who are regularly referred challenging patients for consult from around the world.

Here's what you will learn in this episode:

  • How Dr. McGill began his career in spine biomechanics
  • The different phases of the rowing stroke and impact on lumbar spine
  • Why people have different styles in rowing
  • Spine Hygiene for Rowers
  • Training for Rowers that will contribute to a larger tolerable volume
  • Crossover and takeaways from other sports such as fighting and MMA that can be applied to strength training in rowing
  • Pavel Tsatstouline and StrongFirst
  • Mel Siff
  • What Dr. McGill does for training
  • and more!

Show Notes:

www.backfitpro.com

BackFitPro (Facebook)

BackFitPro (Instagram)

Back Mechanic

University of Waterloo Spine Biomechanics Laboratory

Apr 10, 2016

We’re back with Episode 11 of the Leo Training Podcast! We’ve got a fantastic episode for you today. My guest is Allan Phillips. In this interview Allan and I discuss the delicate balance of optimizing strength and endurance. We are going to discuss how to effectively program for both – strength and endurance. We’ll also discuss what you should be prioritizing in your training to achieve your best performance as well as what we feel are the best ways to schedule your training. Let me take a moment to tell you a little bit more about Allan.

Allan Phillips is a strength and conditioning specialist and co-owner of Pike Athletics based in San Antonio, Texas. Along with his coaching duties, Allan is a top ranked professional Speedgolfer, having been ranked as high as #2 in the world. As an endurance coach, Allan is certified through USA Triathlon and the American Swimming Coaches Association. His athletes have won multiple national championships and have represented the United States at the 2012 London Paralympic Games. Not limited to the endurance sport world, Allan is very active teaching StrongFirst principles as a kettlebell and bodyweight instructor. He is also certified in the Functional Movement Screen and with Titleist Performance Institute. Allan has written extensively in the strength and conditioning field. He coauthored the Swimming Science Troubleshooting System is a regular columnist of the Swimming Science website Swimmer Magazine. His work has also been featured by Sports Rehab Expert, StrengthCoach.com, Functional Movement Systems, Swim Swam News, The Active Network, and Livestrong.

Here's what you will learn in this episode:

  • Allan's journey roots in athletics as a baseball player and golfer at Emory University
  • Golf Fitness
  • TPI Institute
  • FMS and Hardstyle Kettlebell
  • Joining the Army
  • How do you fit in strength work with endurance training?
  • Why injury prevention is the #1 priority for endurance athletes.
  • Why adding numbers to key lifts is incidental for endurance athletes
  • Always plan for your next season
  • Why you need to focus on your weaknesses
  • How StrongFirst Bodyweight skills and allow you to maintain strength while training for endurance
  • Programming for Strength & Endurance
  • How Training Age is a factor
  • And much more!

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Show Notes:

Pike Athletics (Website)

Pike Athletics (Facebook)

Allan Phillips (Instagram)

Titleist Performance Institute

USA Triathlon

Why Zebras Don't Get Ulcers

 

Apr 3, 2016

In episode 010 of the LEO Training Podcast you will hear from from Fernando Paredes. Fernando is a NASM-CPT, CES, PES, FMS and 20 year veteran of the fitness industry. He is a sought after fitness and performance expert in the Philadelphia region.

In 2003, Fernando opened Fusion Fitness Studio, a private training facility in Doylestown, PA, which offers cutting-edge programs and individualized instruction to people of all levels ranging from struggling beginners to serious athletes looking to attain higher levels of performance.

In Episode 009, you heard form Derek Fitzgerald. Derek is trained by Fernando. Last week you heard from the athlete, this week you get to hear from their coach!

Here's what you will learn in this episode:

  • How his injury was a catalyst for him to move into the fitness industry
  • Looking at the body from an integrated approach
  • Training the body in pieces (parts) vs. training the whole body
  • Why rehabilitation is a process
  • Why triathletes need to have a resilient strong core
  • Where an athlete should feel the effort during their training!
  • Building strength with higher rep ranges
  • What an endurance athlete needs
  • Derek Fitzgerald
  • Core comunication
  • Moshe Feldenkrais
  • Athletic Body in Balance
  • Anatomy Trains

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Fusion Fitness Studio (Website)

Fusion Fitness Studio (Facebook)

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