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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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Jan 30, 2017

John Harrison has an amazing story to share and I was thrilled to have him on my podcast. He is a father of four children. By the time John turned 30 years old he was over 300 pounds. At 41 he is now at 200 pounds. John lost well over 60 pounds through unconventional training methods including kettlebell training, mace swinging, sandbags and others.

John is an SFG I through StrongFirst and a licensed massage therapist through the Pennsylvania Institute of Massage Therapy. John shares his road to health and fitness and how he has successfully lost his weight. He also shares his approach to working with his students and clients by incorporating the Functional Movement Screen, soft tissue work, and strength training to really provide a totally integrated approach.

Here is what you will learn in this episode:

  • Intro/background
  • Success with convention methods of weight loss (running, elliptical, etc.)
  • How unconventional training methods of weight loss (kettlebell, mace, sandbag) made the difference.
  • Journey from HKC to SFG and pursuing massage therapy
  • Integrating FMS, massage therapy, and strength training into student's training sessions
  • Rik Brown (Mr. Maceman)
  • Don Giardafino
  • and much more

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Jan 22, 2017

Today's guest is a legend in the strength and conditioning community. Mark Reifkind has been training and coaching for 40 years! He has been an outstanding athlete in multiple sports including gymnastics, powerlifting, bodybuilding, ultra-running and is well known around the world in the kettlebell community.

Mark first started working with kettlebells in 1998 around the same time Pavel Tsatsouline is credited with bringing them to the west. He started the first kettlebell gym in the United States,  Girya Strength in 2003. Mark has also rehabbed from some serious injuries including a complete knee replacement and shoulder injury during his gymnastics career.

Here is what you will learn in this exclusive interview:

  • Mark's athletic background across multiple sports as both an athlete and coach
  • His shoulder and knee injuries and how he rehabbed them
  • His presentation on total knee replacement
  • Sarcopenia - muscle mass loss as you age
  • The Lost Art of Training
  • Important bio-markers for strength and health as you age
  • His return to StrongFirst
  • and much more

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Jan 15, 2017

My guest this week is Dr. Bryan Mann. Dr. Bryan Mann is the Assistant Teaching Professor of Physical Therapy and was the Assistant Director of  Strength & Conditioning at the University of Missouri from 2004 -2016. Dr. Bryan Mann has been competing in the sport of powerlifting since 1996. He has many powerlifting accolades to his name in raw, single-ply, and multi-ply lifting. He is a researcher and author, having written several research publications dealing with training in Division 1 athletics, specifically football. He has written three books, most notably the Complete Guide to Powerlifting for Human Kinetics with co-author Dan Austin.

Here's what you will learn in this episode:

  • Dr. Bryan Mann's background in strength & conditioning
  • Why stress is a syndrome
  • Social media as a stress
  • How to program for a few hundred athletes
  • Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs
  • "Dont confuse highly trained with genetically endowed."
  • Cal Dietz
  • Velocity Training
  • and much more

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Jan 1, 2017

My guest for Epsiode 053 of the LEO Training Podcast is Dr. Kenneth Jay. Dr. Kenneth Jay is the author of the Cardio Code. Kenneth is from Denmark, and is the author of several books including the Viking Warrior Conditioning, a scientific approach to forging a heart of elastic steel, and the applications of the theory behind proper VO2max training. He works with athletes of all ages and demographics and teaches his Cardio Code Seminar around the world! Here is what you will learn in this episode:

  • Dr. Kenneth Jay's background in health and fitness
  • His PhD work
  • The Cardio Code
  • Keyboard athletes
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Weight training is not cardiovascular training
  • Why having a high heart rate is not cardiovascular training
  • Heart Morphology
  • The energy system does not determine if an activity is cardiovascular it's the activity at hand
  • and much more!

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