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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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Oct 30, 2016

Andrew Read has been in health & fitness industry for over 15 years. He is the owner and operator of Read Performance Training located in Victoria, Australia. He is a former Master RKC and currently teaches for Functional Movement Systems.

Andrew's facility is like walking into a time machine. It pays homage to the Turner Halls of the late 19th Century.  Movement and health is the focus. Every person who trains at Read Performance Training undergoes a Functional Movement Screen.

Andrew has a tremendous amount of experience and some of his accomplishments include:

  • Master RKC (Russian Kettlebell Certified instructor – the only Australian ever promoted to this level).
  • Certified Kettlebell Functional Movement Specialist
  • Certified Indian Club Specialist
  • National Director Primal Move
  • Qualified Olympic and Power Coach through the Australian Weightlifting Federation
  • Ironman Triathlete
  • Author for – Blitz, Ultrafit, Inside MMA, International Kickboxer, Oxygen and Breaking Muscle.
  • Lectured in Australia, USA, China and Korea.

 

Here is what you will learn in this episode:

  • Andrew's background and training in Australia
  • The approach at RPT
  • Writing the book Beast Tamer
  • The Tabata Study
  • Aerobic vs. Anaerobic training and how this leads to burning fat vs. burning sugar
  • 8-7-4-3-2
  • and much more!

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Oct 23, 2016

C. Shante Cofield grew up in Summit, New Jersey, where she was a 4-year varsity athlete, playing soccer, basketball, and lacrosse. During her sophomore year of high school, Shante tore her ACL, MCL, and meniscus, thus introducing her to the world of physical therapy. Shante successfully rehabilitated her knee and went on to play four years of Division I collegiate soccer at Georgetown University where she received her Bachelor of Science in Health Science.

Wishing to combine her passion for movement and health into a career, Shante continued her educational pursuits at New York University, graduating with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy (DPT) and earning her certification as a Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS). Shante used her time at NYU to focus on sports medicine and orthopedic rehabilitation and further developed her orthopedic skills via numerous continuing education courses, later becoming a certified Functional Movement Screen (FMS) provider and Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA) provider. Always thirsty for knowledge, Shante then went on to become a board certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist (OCS), demonstrating advanced clinical reasoning, skills, and experience. With a strong clinical foundation, Shante then began looking for ways to better round out her skill set, delving into the world of sports performance. Shante earned her Crossfit Level I Trainer Certification (CF-L1), along with the title of Certified RockDoc after successfully completely both Functional Movement Taping I and II (FMT I, II).

In 2011, Shante expanded her skill set and underwent extensive one-on-one training from private practice owner and pelvic floor specialist, Ann Duffy, MPT. With a desire to be able to treat the entire human body, Shante received training in the treatment of the multitude of female and male pelvic floor pathologies, including but not limited to incontinence, gastrointestinal dysfunction, and pain with intercourse.

A firm believer in the mantra of practicing what one preaches, Shante maintains an active lifestyle as an avid runner and fitness enthusiast. She has completed 2 marathons, is an experienced rock climber, and is a member of CrossFit718.

With her unique skill-set, Shante has experience treating individuals of all ages and levels of functionality, be it the post-partum mother with pelvic floor dysfunction or the elite athlete hoping to set a personal record.

Here's what you will learn in this episode:

  • Shante's background and journey from soccer to PT School
  • Her approach to physical therapy and treatment
  • Who's influenced her
  • RockTape and why it's NOT just a taping seminar, it's a movement seminar!
  • Why the area that hurts is rarely the dysfunctional one
  • Regional Interdependence and Regional Independence
  • FRC, Joint by Joint Approach
  • Passive vs. Active Range of Motion
  • Using tension in a parasympathetic state
  • Ankle and Foot Biomechanics
  • Pelvic Floor Dysfunction
  • Why you must impart stability concurrently with mobility for long term adaptation
  • and much more

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Oct 16, 2016

Danny Sawaya has been a professional in the Fitness and Nutrition field for 17 years. After earning a B.S. in Nutritional Sciences from the University of Arizona, he conducted research and taught nutritional sciences at the University.  He is a StrongFirst Team Leader, as well as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the NSCA. Danny underwent all of his Russian kettlebell training with Pavel Tsatsouline the man who brought kettlebell training to the United States. Danny has worked with strength coaching staff of San Diego Padres and Arizona Diamondbacks teaching proper kettlebell form and technique. He has also had the privilege of being the strength coach to Canadian Olympic Mountain Biker and Pan Am Gold Medalist Emily Batty. He has also worked with USA Olympic  Team Mountain Biker Chloe Woodruff.  Danny is the NASA Powerlifting National Record holder for Submasters 181 lbs weight class. He has also broadened his athletic endeavors to the endurance sports and is currently training for the Oceanside 70.3 IronMan in April 2017.  Danny is no longer taking on new clientele as he is focusing all of his attention on developing the programs and the team at Evolution Fitness.

Here's what you will learn in this episode:

  • Danny's background and journey to being a trainer and starting Evolution Fitness
  • What is Powerlifting?
  • Transitioning to endurance sports and the changes Danny underwent
  • Core values of a gym
  • Why you want to lift lighter and with speed in mind vs. grinding reps out
  • "It's all easy until it gets heavy"
  • Setting goals and aligning them with clients values
  • and much more!

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Oct 10, 2016

In Episode 040 of the LEO Training Podcast I interview Mitchell Sadowsky. Mitch Sadowsky is the Director of Golf Fitness at Lake Nona Golf & Country Club in Orlando, FL, working with professional and amateur golfers and athletes on functional, strength and speed training. A member of the National Strength and Conditioning Association, Mitch is a Level 3 Fitness certified member of the Titleist Performance Institute, and holds certifications as an SFG Kettlebell Instructor, USA Weightlifting Level 2 Advanced Lifting Coach, Sports Performance Specialist, and holds certificates in Functional Movement Systems and Active Isolated Stretching. Some of Mitch’s clients have included PGA touring professionals Ian Poulter and Graeme McDowell, European Tour players Maarten Lafeber and Gary Boyd, and Canadian Tour player Charlie Bull.

In addition to Mitch’s role as the Director of Golf Fitness at Lake Nona, he is also owner and president of Mitch11 Strength & Performance. As a part of that role, he works directly as the strength coach for Olympia High School Golf, Florida MOJO Volleyball club, and the Eckerd College Indoor and Sand Volleyball programs.

Mitch attended Ball State University receiving his Bachelors of Arts (1998) and Master's of Science (2000) while competing for the Men's Volleyball Team. Serving as Team Captain during his senior campaign, Mitch played in three Final Four championships while competing at Ball State.

Here's what you will learn in this interview:

  • Mitch's background
  • What to assess for and screen in a golfer
  • Considerations for rotational athletes
  • Thoughts on programming and why we don't want to be sport specific!
  • Working with different demographics: highschool vs. mid 20's vs. middle age athlete
  • Charlie Weingroff and Training = Rehab 3
  • PlanStrong
  • Athletic Development vs. fitness/conditioning
  • Training, travel, and competing
  • How many reps are too many?
  • The similarities between volleyball and golf - "the whipping mechanism"
  • Thoughts on TPI Screen, SFMA, and FMS
  • Deceleration = Control and why this is critical for an athlete!
  • and much more!

Show Notes:

Mitch 11 Strength (Website)

Mitch Sadowsky (Instagram)

Oct 3, 2016

In Episode 039 of the LEO Training Podcast I interview LIFT CEO Chris Blyth. Chris sits down and takes us through his career as a personal trainer and how he came identified some problems in the health and industry that LIFT is addressing. This is a great look into how the advent of technology is helping trainers reach clients in new and exciting ways but also providing a platform that utilizes current technology to provide a better teaching and learning experience for students and trainers.

Here is what you will learn in this episode:

  • Chris's journey from trainer to entrepreneur
  • Some of the problems that trainers typically face due to clients and fluctuations in business during the seasons
  • What is LIFT?
  • How can LIFT be an alternative source of income for trainers?
  • What makes LIFT different than other platforms out there and how can it help students/clients learn proper and safe lifting technique effectively?
  • How the experience works for trainers and students/clients?
  • and much more!

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LIFT Session (Website)

LIFT Session (Facebook)

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