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Complete Performance Systems

Complete Performance Systems

By Tyler Hakamaki
The Complete Performance Systems podcast covers how to get really strong, increase sports performance, training, nutrition, rehab, lifestyle and more.

The Complete Performance Systems Podcast is sponsored by Boomerang Energy - “Get Your Real Good Energy back with Boomerang, the natural energy drink.”
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Episode 25: Evan Peikon on Physiological systems, System rate limiters, Muscle oxygen saturation & Hybrid style training | sponsored by Boomerang Energy
In this episode Evan Peikon talks about his background in training and science. Evan covers the background of physiological systems, how to identify system rate limiters and how to train them. He covers implications of decreased muscle oxygen saturation, his thought on hybrid training and common misconceptions with physiological systems. The Complete Performance Systems Podcast is sponsored by Boomerang Energy - “Get Your Real Good Energy back with Boomerang, the natural energy drink.”  - https://boomerangenergy.com/ Evan's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/evan_peikon/?hl=en
35:08
July 27, 2020
Episode 24: Scott Meier on Training high school athletes, Balancing training load, Athlete individualization and early specialization | sponsored by Boomerang Energy
In this episode Scott Meier talks about his background in physical education and strength and conditioning. Scott covers how he balances high school athletes training load with school and sports, what his training philosophies are, what he looks at for developing a macrocycle in a high school environment, his thoughts on early specialization, communicating and managing expectations with athletes, parents and coaches and his thoughts on maxing out. The Complete Performance Systems Podcast is sponsored by Boomerang Energy - “Get Your Real Good Energy back with Boomerang, the natural energy drink.” - https://boomerangenergy.com/ Farmington S&C Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/farmingtonpower/?hl=en Farmington S&C Twitter: https://twitter.com/farmingtonpower?lang=en
36:20
July 20, 2020
Episode 23: Adarian Barr on if triple extension matters, how we use torque, training levers & biomechanical considerations in running | sponsored by Boomerang Energy
In this episode Adarian Barr talks about his background in track and field and coaching. He covers biomechanical considerations in running, How we use torque, His thought on injuries, how to train levers, thoughts on triple extension, training extension and flexion, the strength curve in sports & not teaching birds to fly. The Complete Performance Systems Podcast is sponsored by Boomerang Energy - “Get Your Real Good Energy back with Boomerang, the natural energy drink.” - https://boomerangenergy.com/ Adarian's website: https://www.barrunning.com/Sys/Login Adarian's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/barrunning/?hl=en
42:49
June 15, 2020
Episode 22: Joe Kenn on The Tier System, Return to play and training athletes at all levels | sponsored by Boomerang Energy
In this episode Joe Kenn talks about his background in strength and conditioning at all levels, working with professional athletes, training athletes on a short season, return to play, The tier system and athletic based training. The Complete Performance Systems Podcast is sponsored by Boomerang Energy - “Get Your Real Good Energy back with Boomerang, the natural energy drink.” - https://boomerangenergy.com/ Joe Kenn Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/bighousepower/?hl=en
52:06
June 2, 2020
Episode 21: Cal Dietz on Triphasic training, Isometrics, Unilateral training and Aerobic base development | sponsored by Boomerang Energy
In this episode Cal Dietz talks about his background in strength and conditioning. He covers his method Triphasic training and helps understand its application towards powerlifting. Cal covers the benefits of isometrics on the vascular system, why he likes unilateral training, aerobic base development and how to apply it in different settings, how he is going about training his athletes during the coronavirus and some new things he is working on. The Complete Performance Systems Podcast is sponsored by Boomerang Energy - “Get Your Real Good Energy back with Boomerang, the natural energy drink.” https://boomerangenergy.com/ - Get 10% off when you sign up.  Cal Dietz Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/cal.dietz/?hl=en XLathlete: https://www.xlathlete.com/?__cf_chl_jschl_tk__=450a9cfd6c90b0ecdcb1b8ef07c88aa780a21982-1589907859-0-ARIqIv_SAJJKVgHZtAwG4G1Xq7kBwTm2aPTuhHNdjj9duLlH7S0C0dkLN5dvhyo3DupCCmRWrRICQHhFG1ldJqipWEQ9zjtb5pbxTZEJU_XpFzVDBml7fA0sQ9sezucPQEHJJ_aJMfVLlrnLaKzpq31J7zSGYW722JZvQpfn1Zc35YXnAH349FUxwODIFsAHzMsSACEUv95KAj-dFoPTxxA-aGCMsuFKNR7elPgR05M_9sUJXJSWrbzYCX_upcjtAWPbUowDC7XvoZBqvgUkvKo
47:16
May 19, 2020
Episode 20: Dr. Jordan Shallow D.C on Programming, Strength curves, Rehabbing for return to sport and Ranges of motion | sponsored by Boomerang Energy
In this episode Dr. Jordan Shallow D.C talks about his background as a Chiropractor and his experience in powerlifting. Jordan covers how he goes about programming, what his warm up, prehab and rehab routine looks like, returning to sport advice, understanding RPE, % and velocity training, ranges of motion and length tension relationships.  Jordan Shallow Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/the_muscle_doc/?hl=en The Complete Performance Systems Podcast is sponsored by Boomerang Energy - “Get Your Real Good Energy back with Boomerang, the natural energy drink.” - https://boomerangenergy.com/
56:04
May 11, 2020
Episode 19: Marc Lobliner on Creating new categories, Understanding branding & Developing your own path | Sponsored by Boomerang Energy
In this episode Marc Lobliner talks about his background in business and training. Marc covers how his career started out and how to go about developing your own path. He covers why he aims to create new categories instead of new products in existing categories, understanding branding and separating yourself in a crowded industry. Lastly Marc talks about his view on training and what his next personal performance adventure will be. The Complete Performance Systems Podcast is sponsored by Boomerang Energy - “Get Your Real Good Energy back with Boomerang, the natural energy drink.” https://boomerangenergy.com/ Marc's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/marclobliner/?hl=en https://www.tigerfitness.com/
31:53
April 28, 2020
Episode 18: Kris Gethin on Mindset, Training, Navigating injuries and losing fat while gaining muscle | sponsored by Boomerang Energy
In this episode Kris Gethin talks about his background in health and performance, how his views on training have changed throughout the years, his mindset of knowledge without mileage is bullshit, balancing training goals, navigating injuries, gaining muscle while losing fat, ways to differentiate yourself, tracking health markers and what to expect from Kris in 2020. You can find Kris’s Instagram: @krisgethin https://www.instagram.com/krisgethin/?hl=en The Complete Performance Systems Podcast is sponsored by Boomerang Energy - “Get Your Real Good Energy back with Boomerang, the natural energy drink.” - https://boomerangenergy.com/
32:04
April 20, 2020
Episode 17: Mitch Gill on Athletic Training, Injuries, Return to play & Managing expectations | sponsored by Boomerang Energy
In this episode Mitch Gill, MS, ATC, CSCS talks about his background in Athletic Training. Mitch covers the athletic training scope of practice, views on injury prevention, the most common injuries he is seeing, seeing injuries full circle with the athletes, return to play protocol, dealing with parents expectations, and keys he thinks people are missing out on. The Complete Performance Systems Podcast is sponsored by Boomerang Energy - “Get Your Real Good Energy back with Boomerang, the natural energy drink.”
33:39
April 8, 2020
Episode 16: Dr. Rori Alter on Incontinence in female powerlifters, Anatomical considerations in belt sizing, The pelvic floor & Bracing | Sponsored by Boomerang Energy
In this episode Dr. Rori Alter talks about her background in powerlifting and Physical Therapy. Rori covers the anatomical variation in determining belt size for powerlifters, the different mechanisms for latching belts, how tight to wear a belt, the valsalva maneuver, incontinence in female powerlifters, prevalence of incontinence in males, strengthening the pelvic floor and progressive overload.  The Complete Performance Systems Podcast is sponsored by Boomerang Energy - “Get Your Real Good Energy back with Boomerang, the natural energy drink.”
43:48
March 25, 2020
Episode 15: Jeff Bramhall on RPR, Neurological changes, Survival mode & Compensation patterns I Sponsored by Boomerang Energy
In this episode Jeff Bramhall talks about his background in massage therapy, Reflexive Performance Reset & Be Activated. Jeff covers what RPR is, understanding differences in biomechanical changes vs neurological changes, performances vs survival mode, If we should even care about placebos, compensation patterns, Implosion and explosion, how the body prioritizes zones of importance, and the importance of vision. The Complete Performance Systems Podcast is sponsored by Boomerang Energy - “Get Your Real Good Energy back with Boomerang, the natural energy drink.”
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March 23, 2020
Episode 14: Justin Ochoa
In this episode Justin Ochoa talks about his background in personal training and running a gym, what starting a gym looks like behind the scenes, how to create athlete and customer buy in, minimizing to the essentials in equipment selection, dealing with overhead, adding multiple revenue streams and Justin's speaking opportunity at the Arnold. The Complete Performance Systems Podcast is sponsored by Boomerang Energy - “Get Your Real Good Energy back with Boomerang, the natural energy drink.”
52:46
March 1, 2020
Episode 13: Jim Elli
In this episode Jim talks about his background in personal training, how to develop as a strength coach, how to find a mentor, ways personal trainers can grow their business, quality characteristics in coaches, how to develop your own training systems, biases in coaching and the benefit to listening to athlete feedback in programming. The Complete Performance Systems Podcast is sponsored by Boomerang Energy - “Get Your Real Good Energy back with Boomerang, the natural energy drink.”
36:52
February 14, 2020
Episode 12: Sean Noriega
In this episode Sean Noriega talks about his his background in sports and the transition into powerlifting, The downsides to hyper specific programming at a young age, How high can we push the ceiling with elite athletes & what does this take, What Sean’s warm up routine looks like, Some anatomical considerations in exercise selection, Queuing for the squat, bench and deadlift and differences between weight classes in terms of training. The Complete Performance Systems Podcast is sponsored by Boomerang Energy - “Get Your Real Good Energy back with Boomerang, the natural energy drink.”
45:12
January 17, 2020
Episode 11: Jordan Syatt
In this episode Jordan Syatt talks about his time at Westside barbell, His days in Wrestling, How cutting for wrestling influenced his view on dieting now, Balancing life, work and performance, Advice for the general population, Things too many people are stressing over that are getting in the way of their progress and maybe some things they should redirect their focus to, Advice to other personal trainers out there. The Complete Performance Systems Podcast is sponsored by Boomerang Energy - “Get Your Real Good Energy back with Boomerang, the natural energy drink.”
28:30
December 8, 2019
Episode 10: Jeff Moyer
In this episode Jeff Moyer goes down the rabbit hole, Jeff has his own podcast called down the rabbit hole where he is always sharing information about rather unconventional methods that many people may not know about. With that we had to have him on for ourselves to hear his collection of thoughts. Jeff covers: Earthing, the use of a Bioptron, Effects of certain colors, Reflexive Performance Reset, Foot mapping, How to Strengthen the foot, The role of vision & perception, How he uses Laser pointers for lymphatic flow, the Westside method vs the 1x20 method, his background in EliteFTS & the importance of Finding a mentor The Complete Performance Systems Podcast is sponsored by Boomerang Energy - “Get Your Real Good Energy back with Boomerang, the natural energy drink.”
56:20
November 22, 2019
Episode 9: Eric Helms
In this episode Eric Helms covers how to go about Identifying solid research articles, what he thinks are some promising new research articles, Identifying needs for movement selection & programming for advanced athletes advice, The science behind strength from hypertrophy vs and strength from neurological gains, how to apply Auto regulation, advice for weight class restricted athletes and how to go about making weight. I hope you guys enjoy the podcast, Eric shares a ton science and breaks it down to application. Also if you haven’t checked out his books, The Muscle and Strength Pyramid go do so now, I highly recommend them.
50:58
November 4, 2019
Episode 8: Jason Tremblay
In this episode Jason Tremblay covers how The Strength Guys came to be, what data and metrics are valuable to track, uses for peak volume, how to apply progressive overload, the science behind speed training, specificity in powerlifting vs field & court sports, modifiable training factors such as volume, intensity, frequency, rest & duration), meet attempt selection, setting an athletes expectations prior to a meet and RPE vs percentage.
40:29
October 24, 2019
Episode 7: Mike Tuchscherer
In this episode Mike Tuchscherer covers emerging strategies, a method he created starting with a bottom up approach to training. He covers how to implement emerging strategies from developmental blocks to pivot blocks, how to count athlete exposures and time to peak, periodization models, athlete profiling & mindset, how far out from competition to start emerging strategies, frequency & intensity in training, estimating 1rm & RPE.  
50:19
October 2, 2019
Episode 6: Adam Bisek
Adam Bisek is a personal trainer and nutrition coach. He has been in the industry for around 14 years and has a history as a physique competitor. In this podcast Adam covers his thoughts on industry certifications, where he starts when a client comes to him, calculating caloric needs and macronutrient distribution, differences in general population vs competitive physique, assessing weekly nutritional changes, the hierarchy of muscle building nutrition, diet strategies, meal composition and timing, reverse dieting, optimizing muscle protein synthesis, metabolism misconceptions & progressive overload vs progressive resistance. I hope you guys enjoy the podcast, Adam gives a lot of insight into nutrition and training strategies for both the competitive athlete and general population.
49:14
September 20, 2019
Episode 5: Gabrielle Fundaro
Dr. Gabrielle Fundaro is a Renaissance Periodization nutrition consultant and also runs vitamin PHD Nutrition. She has her PHD in skeletal muscle physiology and biochemistry. She specifically studied the role of the gut microbiome in human metabolism. In this podcast Gabrielle covers how we define gut health, the role of digestion in health & performance, how gut health and the microbiome differ, how we assess and influence the microbiome, FODMAP, food allergies, food intolerances and GI distress, food sensitivity tests, general population and competitive athlete diet strategies, meal timing, IIFYM, pre & post workout nutrition and the effects of alcohol. I hope you guys enjoy the podcast, Gabrielle gives a lot of insight into nutrition for both health and performance.
45:04
September 16, 2019
Episode 4: Joey Flexx
Joey Flexx has been in the powerlifting space ever since he was a teen. He has a ton of anecdotal knowledge relating to his experience to share with others. Joey runs Flexx training systems which is the team to many of the best powerlifters in the world. In this podcast you can truly see Joey’s passion for the sport. He covers how he goes about assessing athlete needs, how to help develop a better grasp on auto regulation in athletes, how he goes about peaking, what training high level athletes involves, post competition strategies and goal assessment, how he is able to be a coach and competitor at the same time and upcoming raw national advice.
51:56
August 29, 2019
Episode 3: Michael Ray
Dr Michael Ray is a Doctor of Chiropractic who takes a truly evidence based route in his practice. In this episode Michael covers his view on the philosophies and evidence of specific practices and interventions, Everything pain and rehab, placebos, dealing with injury, athlete rehab biases, rehab progressions for a competitive athlete, and views on healthcare, Imagining and cortisone shots. I really enjoy how Michael empowers his clients with a knowledge first approach and I hope you can take away even a sliver of everything he has to offer.  
48:26
August 16, 2019
Episode 2: Kyle Dobbs
Kyle Dobbs has a vast experience in everything training, athletics and business. He covers his thoughts on certifications and principles, how to know when to apply certain principles, how to create an autonomic shift to a parasympathetic state, what warming up should look like, how to select exercises for sport and plane of movement, specificity vs variability in training and how these apply to performance and health, addressing athlete biases, the role of the rib cage and pelvis in anatomical movement, and diaphragmatic breathing. I hope you guys enjoy the episode. Kyle is a great genuine guy with a ton of knowledge to share. 
46:24
August 9, 2019
Episode 1: Jake Tuura
Jake Tuura spent 6 years in academia, was the assistant strength and condition coach at University of Minnesota Duluth and is now a strength coach at division 1 Youngstown State University in Ohio.  In this episode Jake dives deep into Training for tendon health & performance, implementing isometrics and eccentrics, Dunking, General training outside of sport and if there really is such a thing as bad mechanics & poor movement quality. 
49:18
July 26, 2019