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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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Aug 29, 2016

In Episode 033 of the LEO Training Podcast I interview StrongFirst Team Leader, Martine Kerr. Martine holds a variety of certifications and has been in the industry for over 20 years. Her background is in marketing and she also holds an MBA! Martine has an incredible gift as a technical coach as well as utilizing social media to help communicate and teach the world about safe and proper kettlebell instruction.

Martine holds certifications from the following organizations StrongFirst Team Leader (SFG TL), StrongFirst Bodyweight Instructor (SFB), CK-FMS, Yoga Tune Up ® Instructor, Flexible Steel Specialist Instructor, Ground Force Method National Instructor, RKC, WCO Levels 1 & 2, CrossFIT Level 1 + Mobility + Kettlebell Trainer, TPI Certified Golf Fitness Professional, TRX, TRX Sports Medicine, Vinyasa Yoga, ACE Group Fitness, REPS, MBA.

Here is what you will learn in this episode:

  • Martine's background in marketing/business and transitioning into health/fitness
  • Being involved in ice hockey, dance, and gymnastics as a youth and how that shaped her
  • What it's like being a native of Canada and living/working in Dubai
  • Why you DO Not Need a Gym!
  • Her work with hockey players
  • How the video angle really effects the presentation of a technique/skill/lift on social media
  • Why it is so important to know your brand and your audience.
  • The content strategy Martine employs: 70% value/20% personality / 10% promotion
  • Why "Nobody Owns Fitness"
  • Martine's current project she is working on!
  • and much more!

Show Notes:

Kult Fitness (website)

Kult Fitness ( Facebook)

Kult Fitness (Instagram)

Aug 22, 2016

In Episode 032 of the LEO Training Podcast I interview Louka Kurcer, SFG II, SFB, FMS and Flexible Steel Instructor.

Louka and I discuss the difference between flexibility and mobility. We also explain why it is important to incorporate both mobility and flexibility into your strength training. Louka explains the value of striking the balance between being flexible and strong.

Here's what you will learn in this episode:

  • Louka's journey to strength
  • Why it's important to include flexibility work into your training
  • Mobility vs. flexibility
  • Plan Strong
  • How Power to the People Changed Louka's life
  • Louka owns a school, not a gym! (Hardstyle Kettlebell)
  • Why it's important to balance strength and flexibility
  • and much more!!

Show Notes:

Aug 15, 2016

In Episode 031 of the LEO Training Podcast I interview physical therapist, 3x US Olympian and 4x World Champion, Bob Kaehler. Bob and I discuss a ton of topics focused around rowing as well as his experiences on the national team training under three different coaches.

Bob has also invented a piece of training equipment called the Body Band-It. This tool helps teach individuals spine control and how to develop strength and power.

Here is what you will learn in this episode:

  • Bob's entry point into athletics at 9 years old
  • Rowing in college at Rutgers and pursuing physical therapy
  • His work in a hospital and a physical therapy clinic
  • His thoughts on weight training and the results it provided
  • Bob's success training under 3 different national team coaches: Igor Grinko, Mike Spracklen, and Mike Teti
  • Why control of the trunk system is so important
  • The Body Band-It system and how it mimics what your spine does
  • and much more!

Show Notes:

Aug 7, 2016

In Episode 030 of the LEO Training Podcast I am joined by High Performance Strength and Conditioning Coach for the NOC*NSF, Theo Pickles.

Theo is a high performance strength and conditioning coach focused on elite development athletes. While development athletes are his primary area of focus he also works with established athletes.

These sports include
- Rowing (Senior Dutch National Team)
- Swimming (development and senior Dutch National Team),
- Equestrian (senior Dutch National Team),
- Ice Hockey (CTO) Eindhoven High Tecs, development Youth Team),
- Gymnastics (Senior Dutch Team) and
- Trampoline (Senior Dutch Team).

Theo's specialties include: Strength and Conditioning Coaching, Olympic lifts, power development, speed development, youth development, rugby and collision sports.

Here's what you will learn in this episode:

  • Theo's background
  • Prescribing training load throughout the year
  • Development of strength in an endurance environment
  • Use of RSI
  • Recommendations for club/recreational rowers vs. high performance athletes
  • Paying attention to soreness and stiffness from training sessions
  • Boat speed after strength sessions
  • Why it's important to do the same type of sessions in your sport and the gym on the same day
  • Do not prescribe specific weights.
  • Being a generalist
  • and much more!

Show Notes:

Theo Pickles (Twitter)

 

Aug 1, 2016

In Episode 029 of the LEO Training Podcast I sat down with Sarah Black, lead athletic therapist for Rowing Canada. Sarah works with the Men's National Team in Canada and works with the athletes on injury prevention and rehabilitation. The training center has a really unique environment in that she is afforded the ability to observe the athletes in the rowing shell, on the ergometer, in the gym and in a clinical setting. This environment is unique and provides the team constant feedback into the health and state of the athletes.

Here is what you will learn in this episode:

  • Sarah's background into athletics
  • The sports and athletes she works with
  • How a centralized location and training center provides continuity and consistency
  • What is FRC (Functional Range Conditioning)?
  • Most common injuries she sees on the rowing team
    • Prevention strategies
    • Rehab strategies
  • Special considerations for junior rowers vs. elite vs. masters
  • Why people must have pre-requisites of movement first before they focus on whole movement patterns
  • and much more.

Show Notes:

Sarah Black (Twitter)

Rowing Canada

Functional Range Conditioning

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