Tonight Dr. Mike and I talk with Ben Silvers, Sports Performance Coach at Spear Training Center, located in Vernon Hills, Illinois. We discus his training methodologies and (PICP) Poliquin International Certification Program, his niche working with NHL goaltenders, Success Habits, and what is his definition of Gratitude.
On tonight‘s episode Dr. Mike and I interview Carmen DelMastro, Sports Performance Specialist out in Chicago, formally from Philly. He found his way into the fitness industry after dealing with never being healthy during his baseball career at Temple University. Tonight we discuss his background, his philosophies on training, where his creativity comes from, and what is his biggest obsession right now!
Dr. Mike and I interview Coach Kaehler, a three-time U.S. Olympian, four-time World Champion rower. Raised in Huntington, New York, Kaehler began rowing at the age of sixteen at the Sagamore Rowing Club, NY, and continued through his undergraduate college years at Rutgers University, and as a graduate at Columbia University where he earned his Master’s Degree in Physical Therapy in 1991. During the course of an athletic career that spanned three decades, Kaehler participated in three Olympic Games (1992, 1996 and 2000) as a member of the U.S. Men’s National Rowing Team. He also competed in seven World Rowing Championships, winning in 1994 as well as an unprecedented three-year run in 1997, 1998 and 1999 in the Men’s Open 8+.
Tonight Dr. Mike and I had a great conversation with Yancy Culp @yancyculp. He's a 3-time Spartan Ultra Beast marathon finisher and two time World's Toughest Mudder 24 hour 50+ mile finisher. Yancy is an Alpha Warrior Pro Coach, Power Systems Master Coach, Spartan SGX Coach, and US Army BOSS Strong Coach.
We discuss “Tough Mudder vs. Spartan Races”, Performance Testing, “DEKAFIT”, Leaving a Legacy, and much more including Access to his “Daily Dose of Awesome”. Stay tuned until the end of the podcast, where he tells you how to become part of the Awesomeness 💪🏼🤙🏼
Tonight the "Tripod-Cast" had the great pleasure to talk with Dave Parise, Founder of the InertiaWave. #inertiawave
Dave Parise is a recognized leader in the fitness industry. On the cutting edge of exercise today, he has been voted one of the Top Personal Trainers in the United States and across Canada by the Association for Fitness Professionals, IDEA. Dave has 25 years of experience in Strength Training, Human Performance, Exercise Science, and sub-specialty in golf specific exercise.
INVENTOR of the INERTIA WAVE
Inertia Wave is a multi-faceted rehabilitation and performance enhancing device. The Inertia Wave T.M. will improve sports performance, strength, cardio along with superior muscle endurance, neuromuscular re-education. It enhances back stabilization, and is a superior proprioceptive stabilizer.
This light weight easy store, easy transportable product is safe, and effective to use at all levels of need and ability; Young and seasoned athletes, amateur and professional, as well as the weekend warriors. Everyone can benefit with the use of the Inertia Wave. Your skill level only dictates your own personal output of energy. All levels will feel the challenge of the various body systems at use. Additional, the neuro-compromised patient benefits with the proprioceptive feedback, and joint stabilizing muscle contractions. When needed the Inertia Wave can also can be used to challenge the compromised balance patient, with the need to find center of gravity, while creating and controlling a dynamic movement pattern.
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Dr.Mike and I talk with Matt Mosman - Chief Endurance Officer, MS, CISSN, CSCS - Part Scientist, Part Endurance Freak, & Dead Serious About Bringing You High-Quality Endurance Supplements To Help You Perform Your Best. We discuss Matt’s athletic background and where he got started.
Background on the products and what they are used for, athletic population, general population, overall diet and nutrition etc. What age would endurelite products be recommenced for? Can high school kids take it?
Breaking down some nutrition myths and facts, difference between carb sources, fat sources, diet fads, and marketing.
What to avoid and how to prevent spending money on garbage.
Athletic performance and how nutrition ties into different athletes, anaerobic vs aerobic, body builder vs runner etc.
DR. Mike St. George and I talk with Dr. Ari Greis from the Rothman Orthopedic Institute. He is the director of the Medical Cannabis Department at Rothman Orthopaedic Institute and is a Senior Fellow in the Institute of Emerging Health Professions and the Lambert Center for the Study of Medicinal Cannabis and Hemp. He is interested in the treatment of chronic pain with cannabis as an alternative to opioids.
Background on CBD, what is it? How does it work?
How does it work with pain?
How is it helping your patients?
What to look for in a good brand? What are some examples of poor quality cbD sources?
What should people avoid?
Athletes using creams and sublingual drops for recovery? Thoughts? Research on that?
How does it work for sleep restoration?
Safe for highschool kids and athletics?
The "Tripod-Cast" Dr. Mike St. George and Coach John Urena and myself discuss:
- Anaerobic vs. Aerobic training styles.
- Moving with intent and why it’s key to best strength results
- Your Daily Habits “What are your daily success habits?”
Interview with Dr. Sommer Hammoud from the Rothman Orthopedic Institute. Mike and I discuss with her ACL common causes, treatment options, new concepts and dealing with elective surgery during Covid-19.
Dr. Mike and I have a conversation with Villanova Mens Basketball Strength Coach, John "Coach Shack" Shackleton. We discuss how he works with his athletes during Covid-19, Performance Nutrition, and what keeps him awake at night.
1. Ankle prophylactics and relationship to peak knee abduction moments during single leg cut (interesting article I found that is the first semblance of an answer I’ve found to a question I’ve had about footwear relating to knee injury in the NBA)
2. Injury prevention - complexity model (got to figure out a way to articulate this better.
3. Interesting thought on hamstring prevention programming program and rehab - too often people fail to consider the adductor magnus. Think of action biomechanically and ways to train
Man what an awesome Podcast tonight. “Tripod-cast” featuring @coachustrong and @icore_stgeorge.
Go follow these two guys. Amazing content 💪🏼🤙🏼. Honored and Grateful they can make time to talk.
Tonight we talked about the Psychological Rehab after a Sports Injury.
Re-recorded and added some spice to the intro but none the less great talk. Ironically as I repost this, Coach U, who I mentioned in the beginning was on a podcast with both Mike and I tonight. Stay tuned for that podcast coming out soon.
In this episode I discuss with Jeff, (owner of FITLIFE Performance Training) some questions that our clients are having concerning our 6 Week Challenge and how to understand their Macros on #myfitnesspal. We encourage you to comment and ask more questions!!!
I am a Doctor of Physical Therapy and a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the National Strength and Conditioning Association. I am passionate about bridging the gap between rehabilitation and sports performance for youth, collegiate, and professional athletes. I believe in treating patients holistically, in conjunction with the entire healthcare and coaching team, in order to treat and prevent injuries and optimize performance.