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The Pinnacle Performance Podcast

The Pinnacle Performance Podcast

By Conor Harris
Hosted by Conor Harris. All things biomechanics, movement, posture, and performance.
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37. Integrated Kinetic Neurology - The IKN System, The Intersection of Biomechanics & Neurology, Assessment Protocols, and Exercise Selection
About IKN: Dr. Ryan Foley earned his Doctor of Physical Therapy and Bachelor’s degree in Health Sciences, Psychology, and Gerontology from Nazareth College of Rochester, New York. He began his career in Miami working at a sports performance center, delivering treatment professional athletes from teams such as the Miami Dolphins, Denver Broncos and also the U.S.A Olympic Sailing team. Out of dissatisfaction with the conventional approach to helping people resolve pain and injuries, he moved back to Ireland and began studying applied functional neurology methods, specifically Proprioceptive Deep Tendon Reflex, along with other applied neuroscience approaches to help get people get out of pain and improve function. He now owns his own private practice Evolve Physiotherapy. Dr. Kyle Paxton has earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Science, along with his Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree from a private university in New York. He now owns a multi-location sports medicine practice in the Washington, DC metro area. He first experienced the power of neurology during his undergraduate degree while working at a facility training athletes. This insight caused him to continue down this path and learn how neurology does connect us all. He has built his view of movement around the idea that everything we do is dictated by the nervous system.
01:22:53
August 23, 2021
36. Evan Peikon - A New Perspective on Energy Systems Training, Programming For Respiratory vs Delivery Limitations, & Integrating Strength Training with ESD
Evan Peikon is the owner of Training Think Tank and is also an Exercise Physiologist and Trainer for Hgih-Level Endurance Athletes.
56:02
February 20, 2021
34. Chase Gilmore - Living Life with Chronic Pain, What Works & What Doesn't, How to Best Help People in Pain
Chase has been living with chronic pain for 8 years. His life had been uprooted and his story is one of struggle and perseverance.
48:27
November 3, 2020
34. Chase Gilmore - Living Life with Chronic Pain, What Works & What Doesn't, How to Best Help People in Pain
Chase has been living with chronic pain for 8 years. His life had been uprooted and his story is one of struggle and perseverance.
47:32
November 3, 2020
33. Gary Ward - How Foot Function Affects the Kinetic Chain, Why Supination Unlocks Extension, Pronation in Athletes & Sprinting, & Compensatory Patterns in Foot-Related Injuries
Gary Ward is the founder of Anatomy in Motion & specalizes in foot function within the human body.
01:08:18
August 21, 2020
31. Lee Taft - Training Multidirectional Speed, Athlete Self-Organization During Speed Training, Myths of Speed Development, & Questioning Trunk Stiffness in Cutting Actions
Lee Taft is the founder of several training facilities across the country & does private consulting for athletic development programs.
50:26
July 23, 2020
26. Alex Effer - Embryology in Human Patterns, Addressing Compensatory Patterns in Human Movement, Evolving Training Models with new Evidence, & Cervical Spine's Role in Range of Motion
Alex Effer is a strength & conditioning coach and also runs a mentorship program for coaches looking to evolve their model.
56:50
June 18, 2020
25. Kyle Dobbs - Principles in Training Systems, Growing Your Training Model, Adapting as a Trainer to Client & Athlete Needs, & Building Resiliency in Clientele
Kyle Dobbs is a Strength & Conditioning coach & mentors other trainers in the field to grow their training model and business.
54:14
June 11, 2020
24. Sean Light - Being a Strength Coach in the NBA, Neurology of Elite Performance, Asymmetry of Elite Athletes, & Building Your Fitness/S&C Career
Sean Light is a former strength coach for the Los Angelos Lakers and the Arizona Diamondbacks. He now helps fitness professionals build their careers.
47:35
June 3, 2020
23. Neal Hallinan - Postural Restoration Institute Principles, Vision in Pain Syndromes, Addressing Patterns in Humans, & The Brain's Influence on Posture
Neal Hallinan is a certified through PRI methodology & works primarily with people in pain.
01:00:50
May 27, 2020
21. Dr. Tommy John - Training Enviornment, Isometrics as Assessments, Assessing Human Movement Patterns, Fatigue, & Mindfulness Practice
Dr. Tommy John is a strength & conditioning coach, chiropractor, and health coach.
53:51
May 19, 2020
20. Aaron Davis - Myths of Energy System Development Training, Occulsion, Choosing the Right Modality for the Individual, & Moxy/OmegaWave Technology in Training
Aaron Davis is a sports physiologist & Strength and Conditioning coach for Evolve Health & Performance.
50:13
May 15, 2020
19. Jake Tuura - The Value of Isometrics, Improving Vertical Jump, Power Training, & Overcoming Jumper's Knee in Athletes
Jake Tuura is a Strengh & Conditioning coach at Youngtown State University in Ohio
57:13
May 8, 2020
16. Dr. Ben House - Biases in "Evidence-Based" Approaches, How to Best Remain Objective, Carbs Vs no Carbs, Dietary Influences on Hormones, & Testosterone Shop Talk
Dr. Ben House has a Ph.D. in Nutrition from the University of Texas at Austin, which is one of the top ranked public universities in the United States. Dr. House is also a Nutritionist (CN), Functional Diagnostic Nutritionist (FDN), and Certified Functional Medicine Practitioner (CFMP).
59:25
April 28, 2020
15. Josh Clark - Biomechanics & Neurology Shop Talk, The Complexity of Pain, Why we Need a Multi-Facted Approach to Training, & Why Some Research Isn't as Legit as we Think
Josh Clark is a Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist and consultant for chronic pain patients as well as specializes in distance-running athletes.
01:01:17
April 26, 2020
11. Zach DeChant - Pelvis/Ribcage Biomechanics, Common Errors in Baseball S&C, Grip Strength/Readiness Correlation, & Why your Recovery Strategies Might not be Optimal
Zach DeChant is the head baseball S&C coach for TCU and also is the author of "Movement Over Maxes".
42:18
April 7, 2020
4. Q&A - Foundations of Asymmetry, Hip Shifting, How I Coach the Deadlift, & Why you Should Understand Biotensegrity
Take 20 minutes off of your Caronavirus quarantine for a quick Q&A!
21:26
March 18, 2020
3. Cody Hughes - Dealing with Coronavirus, High School S&C: Building Buy-in & Underrated Programming Tips for Athletes
Cody discusses the pandemic, how to build meaningful relationships, and how to not get stapled to the floor on a heavy clean.
01:00:19
March 14, 2020
2. Q&A - My Story, Top 3 Things Young Coaches can do to Get Ahead, Building a Business, & Biggest Mistakes of my Career
Because I got so many questions about/from young coaches, I decided to dediate the first Q&A to that topic.
30:20
March 6, 2020
1. Jack Anderson - Super Simple Gait, Vision, Shoes, & Adarian Barr's Sprinting
On the first official episode of the Pinnacle Performance Podcast, Jack Anderson and I discuss how to make gait easier to understand, why vision matters & how our shoes can affect our vision, and Adarian Barr's interesting take on sprinting mechanics.
57:35
March 4, 2020