EP.12: Todd Barbour - Director of S&C for Olympic Sports at Arkansas University

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Todd Barbour joined the Razorback staff as Arkansas’ director of strength and conditioning for Olympic sports in the summer of 2008.

Barbour has 14 years of experience in the strength and conditioning field and joins the athletic department staff after spending the four previous years as the director of performance at the Performance and Wellness Institute in Greeley, Colo.

He also spent five years as an assistant strength and conditioning coach at Oregon State, and five years as a high school strength and conditioning coach as well as a football and softball coach in Billings, Mont.

In this episode we talk about some of the struggles that come with training a variety of sports, finding your coaching identity plus so much more. A great episode with a truly great coach and man.

Enjoy and stay strong

Rob

EP.9: Ashley Jones - Training For Elite Level Rugby

EP.9: Ashley Jones - Training For Elite Level Rugby

Todays episode features Ashley Jones. Ashley has been a long time servant to our industry and has been a professional coach for over 25 years. He is currently the Head of Physical Preparation for the Samoan Rugby Union based in Apia, Samoa. Having previously worked with three other international rugby teams (New Zealand, Australia & Scotland) and professional clubs in New Zealand (Crusaders), Japan (Panasonic) and Scotland (Edinburgh). He was awarded the NSCA Professional Coach of the Year for 2016 and holds the CSCS since 1988 as well as the RSCC*E recognising over 20 years of professional coaching.

EP.8: Serious About Strength Performance Podcast w/ Luke Watson

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In this episode we talk all things fat loss and in particular, female fat loss. 

I have known Luke for a number of years now and he is one of the most intelligent coaches that I have met. He adopts a no BS approach to training, he's definitely got turrets and has zero filter. He tells it like he sees it. 

An information packed hour as always where Luke discusses some of the practical application to getting his athletes in the best shape possible.

You can follow Luke @lwperformance_system and @codefitnessuk

Enjoy

EP.6: Serious About Strength Performance Podcast w/ Hunter Charneski

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In this episode of the Serious About Strength Performance Podcast I sit down and talk shop with Hunter Charneski.

Hunter is quite literally a pro and all round great guy, it was an absolute pleasure to talk all things training with him. 

We cover topics from how he went from college athlete to gym owner, how he trains his athletes and his transition from powerlifter to sprinter back to powerlifter. This is truly a great episode guys where we drop lots of training gems. 

Make sure you follow Hunter on all social media platforms as he always puts out great content. 

Enjoy and stay strong

Rob

EP.5: Serious About Strength Performance Podcast w/ Matt Wenning

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In today episode I sit down and talk shop with none other than Matt Wenning.

Matt is a world record holder in the squat and has a Masters in Biomechamics.... the guy walks the walk and talks the talk. 

In this episode we discuss everything from injury prevention to how Matt structures his training to nutrition for strength.

Matt is an absolute wealth of knowledge and that comes across in this episode. If you don't follow Matt you should, check him out on social media

@realmattwenning

I hope you enjoy this episode and stay strong

Rob

 

EP.4: Serious About Strength Performance Podcast w/ Phil Richards

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So Phil Richards was my first real mentor in the industry. I still remember the week long internship I did with him almost 10 years ago on a cold rugby pitch in Wales. He absolutely killed me and in doing so opened up my eyes to what it means to really train. 

Having gone from being the U.K's first professional strength coach to working with the very best in professional sports to opening up his own nutritional supplementation company. He's done a lot. So it was an absolute privilege to have Phil on the this episode where we cover all things performance nutrition, Ketogenic diet and his research into Intermittent Fasting. This show was an absolute blast to do as it's never dull when Phil's involved. 

I hope you enjoy this episode

Stay strong

Rob

 

Ep.3: Serious About Strength Performance Podcast w/ Jason Brown of Box Programming

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In today podcast we talk all things Conjugate System with Jason Brown. 

Jason is the owner of Box Programming who are responsible for taking over the programming of Crossfit boxes around the world with amazing results. 

We talk about his experiences utilising the conjugate system for Crossfit as well as other training topics. 

This episode is filled with some absolute gems and you'll need your notepad ready. 

Enjoy

 

 

EP.2: Serious About Strength Performance Podcast w/ Joel Proskewitz

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Today we have my good friend and mentor, Joel Proskewitz, on talking all things training and rehab. 

Joel has one of the greatest minds in the industry and as an international lecturer of his own accord as well as being a head lecturer for Dr. Stuart McGills it's safe to say Joel knows his stuff. 

Sit back and take notes guys as this ones a gem

Enjoy