The Athletic Development Show

Core Advantage Athletic Development

Join us as we dive deep on sports science, fitness, training, injury rehabilitation, sporting performance, nutrition, sports psychology and of course strength and conditioning coaching. Proudly brought to you by Ironedge.

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Maddi Boyer is a physiotherapist at Fortitude Health Co, who has expertise in S&C and clinical pilates, and is also a former Australian water skier. Durham and Maddi talk about her career in water skiing, the benefits of pilates, the future of the physiotherapy space, and starting Fortitude Health Co. Notes mentioned in this episode of The Athletic Development Show: Fortitude Health Co Maddi on IG Learn more about Velocity Based Training with Jacob Tober on the VBTCoach website or on Instagram. Core Advantage is one of the most respected athletic performance providers in Australia, specialising in athletic development strength and conditioning programs, athletic testing, online CEC education courses. Find out more at the Core Advantage website or on Instagram. IronEdge is a proud partner of Core Advantage. You can learn more about their equipment at the IronEdge website.

Nov 22

1 hr

Harley Gray is a myotherapist and powerlifting coach who specialises in S&C, rehabilitation and nutrition. Harley and Durham chat about being a Quake world champion, the myotherapy industry and research, spinal flexion under load, exposing yourself to maximal loads, and advice for young coaches. Notes mentioned in this episode of The Athletic Development Show: Harley on Instagram Harley's website, SET Health Ben Patrick - Knees over toes guy Greg Lehman and Andrew Lock debate lifting technique Learn more about Velocity Based Training with Jacob Tober on the VBTCoach website or on Instagram. Core Advantage is one of the most respected athletic performance providers in Australia, specialising in athletic development strength and conditioning programs, athletic testing, online CEC education courses. Find out more at the Core Advantage website or on Instagram. IronEdge is a proud partner of Core Advantage. You can learn more about their equipment at the IronEdge website.

Nov 16

53 min 39 sec

This episode is a little different. Durham was recently on the Marcus Cope Fitness Podcast to chat about some of his learnings and his experience entering into the athletic development industry. Notes mentioned in this episode of The Athletic Development Show: Marcus Cope Fitness Podcast Marcus Cope Fitness Website Marcus on Instagram Learn more about Velocity Based Training with Jacob Tober on the VBTCoach website or on Instagram. Core Advantage is one of the most respected athletic performance providers in Australia, specialising in athletic development strength and conditioning programs, athletic testing, online CEC education courses. Find out more at the Core Advantage website or on Instagram. IronEdge is a proud partner of Core Advantage. You can learn more about their equipment at the IronEdge website.

Nov 8

40 min 28 sec

Durham chats about the biases towards confrontation and extreme positions and its impact on S&C, the differences between what makes an exercise good or bad, and our top movements we love at Core Advantage. Notes mentioned in this episode of The Athletic Development Show: Core Advantage on Instagram Learn more about Velocity Based Training with Jacob Tober on the VBTCoach website or on Instagram. Core Advantage is one of the most respected athletic performance providers in Australia, specialising in athletic development strength and conditioning programs, athletic testing, online CEC education courses. Find out more at the Core Advantage website or on Instagram. IronEdge is a proud partner of Core Advantage. You can learn more about their equipment at the IronEdge website.

Oct 25

20 min 14 sec

Bree Filippone is a Personal Trainer & Exercise Scientist with years of industry experience in exercise rehabilitation, and sports performance. Bree has founded The HIIT Project, The Finishr and is also a coach at Life Hub. Bree focuses her expertise in coaching general pop to become better movers in and out of the gym. Notes mentioned in this episode of The Athletic Development Show: Bree on Instagram The HIIT Project The Finishr James Clear Change Maker by Dr. John Berardi Finding Ultra by Rich Roll Learn more about Velocity Based Training with Jacob Tober on the VBTCoach website or on Instagram. Core Advantage is one of the most respected athletic performance providers in Australia, specialising in athletic development strength and conditioning programs, athletic testing, online CEC education courses. Find out more at the Core Advantage website or on Instagram. IronEdge is a proud partner of Core Advantage. You can learn more about their equipment at the IronEdge website.

Oct 18

51 min 32 sec

Jacob Tober is back and joins us to chat about all things Velocity Based Training! We cover some of the key concepts in VBT, how you can easily implement VBT in your training, and our new velocity based training app, Metric. Notes mentioned in this episode of The Athletic Development Show: 00:00 - Introduction and Jacob's deep dive on VBT 03:29 - What is Velocity Based Training? 06:55 - The benefits of Velocity Based Training 08:01 - Why Velocity Based Training works even better with Reps in Reserve (RIR) 16:26 - Autoregulation, fatigue, velocity loss and proximity to failure 18:53 - Mean and peak velocity 29:23 - The easiest thing to implement for coaches and athletes - contextual velocity 32:34 - Intent to move 37:50 - Velocity based training speed zones, and why they're overused 41:03 - Existing Velocity based training devices 48:40 - Using Metric for your Velocity Based Training 51:01 - How the Metric is different to existing Velocity based training device Metric is an app that revolutionises tracking Velocity, ROM, Power and Fatigue. No strings. No hardware. Just your smartphone camera. Learn more about Metric and join the waitlist. You can also catch a few teasers of Metric in action on Instagram. Learn more about Velocity Based Training with Jacob Tober on the VBTCoach website or on Instagram. Core Advantage is one of the most respected athletic performance providers in Australia, specialising in athletic development strength and conditioning programs, athletic testing, online CEC education courses. Find out more at the Core Advantage website or on Instagram. IronEdge is a proud partner of Core Advantage. You can learn more about their equipment at the IronEdge website.

Oct 11

53 min 42 sec

James Cheers joins us on the show to chat about starting Peninsula Sports Performance right before COVID, exercise programming systems, the impact of breath work and giving feedback. Notes mentioned in this episode of The Athletic Development Show: Peninsula Sports Performance on Instagram James on Instagram The Postural Restoration Institute The Oxygen Advantage - Patrick McKeown Breath - The New Science of a Lost Art - James Nestor The Wim Hoff Method https://sandcresearch.com/ https://www.scienceforsport.com/ Learn more about Velocity Based Training with Jacob Tober on the VBTCoach website or on Instagram. Core Advantage is one of the most respected athletic performance providers in Australia, specialising in athletic development strength and conditioning programs, athletic testing, online CEC education courses. Find out more at the Core Advantage website or on Instagram. IronEdge is a proud partner of Core Advantage. You can learn more about their equipment at the IronEdge website.

Oct 4

48 min 59 sec

Rach Brewster is a WNBL player at the Melbourne Boomers, a Utah State University graduate, and coach at Core Advantage. Rach and Durham chat about her experience in at Utah State, her knee injury, the WNBL hub, and becoming an S&C coach. Notes mentioned in this episode of The Athletic Development Show: Rach on Instagram Rach on TikTok Learn more about Velocity Based Training with Jacob Tober on the VBTCoach website or on Instagram. Core Advantage is one of the most respected athletic performance providers in Australia, specialising in athletic development strength and conditioning programs, athletic testing, online CEC education courses. Find out more at the Core Advantage website or on Instagram. IronEdge is a proud partner of Core Advantage. You can learn more about their equipment at the IronEdge website.

Sep 28

41 min 50 sec

Today's episode is a little different. Durham dives into attention and information diets, speed reading and the books that have had the biggest impact. Notes mentioned in this episode of The Athletic Development Show: Anatomy of Movement by Blandine Calais-Germain New Functional Training for Sports by Michael Boyle A Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill Bryson The Dip by Seth Godin The Obstacle Is the Way by Ryan Holiday Masterclass Seth Godin's blog Akimbo Podcast Learn more about Velocity Based Training with Jacob Tober on the VBTCoach website or on Instagram. Core Advantage is one of the most respected athletic performance providers in Australia, specialising in athletic development strength and conditioning programs, athletic testing, online CEC education courses. Find out more at the Core Advantage website or on Instagram. IronEdge is a proud partner of Core Advantage. You can learn more about their equipment at the IronEdge website.

Sep 19

23 min 35 sec

Karl Goodman is the founder of Athletes Authority. Karl started Athletes Authority in early 2016, before partnering with Lachlan Wilmot in 2017 to help build the Athletes Authority vision. In part two of this chat, Karl and Durham discuss developing a sales mindset, risk aversion, Karl's biggest mistakes, and Karl's tips for productivity. Notes mentioned in this episode of The Athletic Development Show: Website Authority to coach Podcast Learn more about Velocity Based Training with Jacob Tober on the VBTCoach website or on Instagram. Core Advantage is one of the most respected athletic performance providers in Australia, specialising in athletic development strength and conditioning programs, athletic testing, online CEC education courses. Find out more at the Core Advantage website or on Instagram. IronEdge is a proud partner of Core Advantage. You can learn more about their equipment at the IronEdge website.

Sep 13

55 min 27 sec

Karl Goodman is the founder of Athletes Authority. Karl started Athletes Authority in early 2016, before partnering with Lachlan Wilmot in 2017 to help build the Athletes Authority vision. In part one of this chat, Karl and Durham discuss the costs of starting a business, how to price yourself, weathering COVID-19, taking on debt, and developing innovative business models. Notes mentioned in this episode of The Athletic Development Show: Website Authority to coach Podcast Charlie Munger Learn more about Velocity Based Training with Jacob Tober on the VBTCoach website or on Instagram. Core Advantage is one of the most respected athletic performance providers in Australia, specialising in athletic development strength and conditioning programs, athletic testing, online CEC education courses. Find out more at the Core Advantage website or on Instagram. IronEdge is a proud partner of Core Advantage. You can learn more about their equipment at the IronEdge website.

Sep 6

59 min 7 sec

Emily Shears is the founder of the Female Athlete Network, and a registered pharmacist. Emily is highly passionate about women's health with post graduate qualifications in exercise sport science, including a Master of Education. Emily and Durham chat about how compounding pharmacy relates to sport, the effect of magnesium and iron on menstrual cycles, contraception and its impact on athletic performance, how your cycle can impact your training, and Emily's journey in sport. Notes mentioned in this episode of The Athletic Development Show: Get tickets to The Female Athlete Networking and Education Event The Female Athlete Network The Female Athlete Network on Instagram Batch Tested Supplement testing Learn more about Velocity Based Training with Jacob Tober on the VBTCoach website or on Instagram. Core Advantage is one of the most respected athletic performance providers in Australia, specialising in athletic development strength and conditioning programs, athletic testing, online CEC education courses. Find out more at the Core Advantage website or on Instagram. IronEdge is a proud partner of Core Advantage. You can learn more about their equipment at the IronEdge website.

Aug 30

1 hr

Michelle is an Osteopath, S&C Coach, and the director of Motus Life, an osteopathy, strength & conditioning, sports performance, yoga, pilates and meditation hub. Durham and Michelle talk about her experience opening Motus Life a day before Australia's COVID-19 lockdown, the difference between osteopathy and physiotherapy, working at Collingwood Football Club, the learnings from being a high performance manager, and how to build a culture in the gym. Notes mentioned in this episode of The Athletic Development Show: Michelle on Instagram Motus Life on Instagram Motus Life EP 93 with Michelle Learn more about Velocity Based Training with Jacob Tober on the VBTCoach website or on Instagram. Core Advantage is one of the most respected athletic performance providers in Australia, specialising in athletic development strength and conditioning programs, athletic testing, online CEC education courses. Find out more at the Core Advantage website or on Instagram. IronEdge is a proud partner of Core Advantage. You can learn more about their equipment at the IronEdge website.

Aug 23

1 hr 14 min

Lachlan is the Co-Owner and Director of Coaching & Performance at Athletes Authority, and a board member at the Australian S&C Association. Formerly, Lachlan was the Head of Athletic Performance at the Parramatta Eels and a Senior Athletic Performance Coach at GWS GIANTS. Durham and Lachlan talk about people who have great influence, action and perfectionism, chaos, systems and decision fatigue, Athletes Authority's athletic development programming system, the art of coaching, and how Athletes Authority have integrated recovery, rehab and performance into their offering. Notes mentioned in this episode of The Athletic Development Show: Athletes Authority Athletes Authority on Instagram Lachlan on Instagram Athletes Authority ON AIR Black Box Thinking Learn more about Velocity Based Training with Jacob Tober on the VBTCoach website or on Instagram. Core Advantage is one of the most respected athletic performance providers in Australia, specialising in athletic development strength and conditioning programs, athletic testing, online CEC education courses. Find out more at the Core Advantage website or on Instagram. IronEdge is a proud partner of Core Advantage. You can learn more about their equipment at the IronEdge website.

Aug 16

1 hr 2 min

Core Advantage high performance coach Riley Goodman joins Durham to chat about his internship at Cressey Sports Performance, the importance of rotational movements, Riley's learnings from Mike Boyle, and the Victorian Institute of Sport traineeship. Notes mentioned in this episode of The Athletic Development Show: Riley on Instagram Cressy Sports Performance Tommy John Surgery Victorian Institute of Sport Mike Boyle Learn more about Velocity Based Training with Jacob Tober on the VBTCoach website or on Instagram. Core Advantage is one of the most respected athletic performance providers in Australia, specialising in athletic development strength and conditioning programs, athletic testing, online CEC education courses. Find out more at the Core Advantage website or on Instagram. IronEdge is a proud partner of Core Advantage. You can learn more about their equipment at the IronEdge website.

Aug 9

50 min 17 sec

Hayley and Durham chat about the narrative being sold in women's exercise, body composition, eating disorders, and the importance of smart strength training for women. Notes mentioned in this episode of The Athletic Development Show: Hayley's post on Instagram Hayley on Instagram Luke McIlroy on HIIT Summer training program and other free resources Learn more about Velocity Based Training with Jacob Tober on the VBTCoach website or on Instagram. Core Advantage is one of the most respected athletic performance providers in Australia, specialising in athletic development strength and conditioning programs, athletic testing, online CEC education courses. Find out more at the Core Advantage website or on Instagram. IronEdge is a proud partner of Core Advantage. You can learn more about their equipment at the IronEdge website.

Aug 2

35 min 32 sec

Today's episode is a little different. Durham appeared on the Find the Gap podcast with Sam Dunn. Sam and Durham spoke about about the importance of saying no, and tips of coaching, as well as Durham's experience getting through lockdown. Notes mentioned in this episode of The Athletic Development Show: Find the Gap podcast Find the Gap on Facebook Sam Dunn on Instagram Learn more about Velocity Based Training with Jacob Tober on the VBTCoach website or on Instagram. Core Advantage is one of the most respected athletic performance providers in Australia, specialising in athletic development strength and conditioning programs, athletic testing, online CEC education courses. Find out more at the Core Advantage website or on Instagram. IronEdge is a proud partner of Core Advantage. You can learn more about their equipment at the IronEdge website.

Jul 26

46 min 56 sec

Luke is the Director and founder of METS Performance Consulting which provides elite level fitness testing, and coaching and consulting services for endurance athletes. Durham and Luke chat about the fundamentals of training zones and how to use them to optimise performance. They also dive into the benefits of high intensity interval training for team sport athletes and how and why Luke started METS Performance Consulting. Notes mentioned in this episode of The Athletic Development Show: Mets Performance Consulting Luke's podcast, The Physiology Secrets Podcast The Conditioning Consultant Matty Graham's YouTube channel Learn more about Velocity Based Training with Jacob Tober on the VBTCoach website or on Instagram. Core Advantage is one of the most respected athletic performance providers in Australia, specialising in athletic development strength and conditioning programs, athletic testing, online CEC education courses. Find out more at the Core Advantage website or on Instagram. IronEdge is a proud partner of Core Advantage. You can learn more about their equipment at the IronEdge website.

Jul 19

43 min 11 sec

Erin Todd, among being an experienced owner and director of medical clinics and a podiatrist, is a former WNBL player, a player in the AFLW for the Greater Western Sydney Giants and the Player Development Manager for Cricket NSW. In part two of this episode, Erin and Durham talk about Erin's experience in the AFLW, and the exciting future for women in sport. Notes mentioned in this episode of The Athletic Development Show: Erin on Linkedin Erin on Instagram GWS Giants Cricket NSW Learn more about Velocity Based Training with Jacob Tober on the VBTCoach website or on Instagram. Core Advantage is one of the most respected athletic performance providers in Australia, specialising in athletic development strength and conditioning programs, athletic testing, online CEC education courses. Find out more at the Core Advantage website or on Instagram. IronEdge is a proud partner of Core Advantage. You can learn more about their equipment at the IronEdge website.

Jul 12

36 min 54 sec

Erin Todd, among being an experienced owner and director of medical clinics and a podiatrist, is a former WNBL player, a player in the AFLW for the Greater Western Sydney Giants and the Player Development Manager for Cricket NSW. Erin and Durham talk about misconceptions in podiatry, Ez's experience starting, managing and selling medical clinics, studying for her MBA, and her experience in the AFLW. Notes mentioned in this episode of The Athletic Development Show: Erin on Linkedin Erin on Instagram GWS Giants Cricket NSW Learn more about Velocity Based Training with Jacob Tober on the VBTCoach website or on Instagram. Core Advantage is one of the most respected athletic performance providers in Australia, specialising in athletic development strength and conditioning programs, athletic testing, online CEC education courses. Find out more at the Core Advantage website or on Instagram. IronEdge is a proud partner of Core Advantage. You can learn more about their equipment at the IronEdge website.

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Jul 5

47 min 49 sec

Core Advantage's head coach Pat Wilson joins Durham to chat about the Core Advantage Internship, tips for the application and interview process, the importance of anatomy and Pat's experience from intern to head coach. Notes mentioned in this episode of The Athletic Development Show: Strength Coach Fitness Standards Online Anatomy Course Jacob's Internship journey Learn more about Velocity Based Training with Jacob Tober on the VBTCoach website or on Instagram. Core Advantage is one of the most respected athletic performance providers in Australia, specialising in athletic development strength and conditioning programs, athletic testing, online CEC education courses. Find out more at the Core Advantage website or on Instagram. IronEdge is a proud partner of Core Advantage. You can learn more about their equipment at the IronEdge website.

Jun 28

36 min 24 sec

Mitch is an Exercise Physiologist and Strength & Conditioning Coach who specialises in musculoskeletal rehabilitation. Mitch has previously worked with Carlton Football Club as the Performance preparation coordinator for AFLW and is an Exercise Physiologist at Melbourne Fitness & Performance. Durham and Mitch chat about coach and athlete relationships, when athletes transition between sports, the impact of junior footy on AFLW, exposure to women's sports, curved sprinting and The Need For Speed workshop. Notes mentioned in this episode of The Athletic Development Show: Mitch Greaves on Instagram Mitch Greaves on Twitter Melbourne Fitness & Performance Franz Bosch Books Speed Power Play app on iOS Learn more about Velocity Based Training with Jacob Tober on the VBTCoach website or on Instagram. Core Advantage is one of the most respected athletic performance providers in Australia, specialising in athletic development strength and conditioning programs, athletic testing, online CEC education courses. Find out more at the Core Advantage website or on Instagram.

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Jun 20

58 min 55 sec

Maddie Garrick is a WNBL star at Melbourne Boomers, an Australian 3x3 FIBA 3x3 champion and a former Core Advantage intern! Maddie and Durham chat about FIBA 3x3 Tournaments, developing a strong mindset, what makes a great coach, understanding strength and conditioning as an athlete, and Maddie's coaching and training camps. Notes mentioned in this episode of The Athletic Development Show: Maddie Garrick on Instagram Maddie Garrick Coaching Maddie's Training Camps Baller Beats Learn more about Velocity Based Training with Jacob Tober on the VBTCoach website or on Instagram. Core Advantage is one of the most respected athletic performance providers in Australia, specialising in athletic development strength and conditioning programs, athletic testing, online CEC education courses. Find out more at the Core Advantage website or on Instagram.

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Jun 14

1 hr 1 min

After a little hiatus, we're back with a few changes! Core Advantage's head coach Pat Wilson joins Durham to chat about what's been happening, how to coach during a lockdown, and what you should be doing to get the most out of your lockdown training. Mentioned in this episode of The Athletic Development Show: Durham's Lockdown Workout The Core Advantage Interval Timer App Jacob's Velocity Based Training Instagram Learn more about Velocity Based Training with Jacob Tober on the VBTCoach website or on Instagram. Core Advantage is one of the most respected athletic performance providers in Australia, specialising in athletic development strength and conditioning programs, athletic testing, online CEC education courses. Find out more at the Core Advantage website or on Instagram.

Jun 6

35 min 26 sec

Join us for a great conversation with emerging coach and world class Instagram provocateur Angus Bradley, a man who says what he thinks and knows how to write a headline with a hook. In this chat we talk about why he dropped out of journalism school, what it was like to be in a band and most importantly go deep on a couple of areas we disagree on. As a bonus we uncover why he has such a beef with Squat University.

Oct 2020

1 hr 10 min

This week Durham is joined by Core Advantage dietician Dr Dom Condo, direct from the AFL bubble in Queensland. Dom has been on the road with the Geelong Cats for the past 3 months as they play the remainder of the AFL season on the road, mainly in the Brisbane bubble. In this wide ranging conversation they discuss the pros and cons of being in such close contact as a club all year, hacking sleep, Pickle juice for muscle cramps and so much more. Dom is now our most frequent guest as this marks her third appearance on the show!

Oct 2020

58 min 23 sec

In this episode we are joined by Durham’s longest serving athlete; dual Olympian and WNBA superstar Liz Cambage. Liz takes us through her amazing journey from being a young 6"5 girl with knees so bad she could hardly walk up a flight of stairs to being the first woman to dunk at the Olympics and now the most dominant female basketball player in the world. We talk about how she rediscovered her love of basketball with the Deakin Melbourne Boomers, how she got in the zone to set the all time WNBA single game scoring record and what it was like to work on her game with her hero and mentor Kobe Bryant. In addition we dive into the mental health benefits of great training, how she is keeping fit in hotel quarantine and her passionate activism for race and gender equality. This chance to get to know the real Liz is not to be missed!

Oct 2020

58 min 18 sec

Introducing the first episode of a new show, Quantum Thoughts! A collaboration between Core Advantage and Melbourne Strength Culture, this wide ranging conversation has something for everyone. We discuss success and smelling the roses, learning and teaching, social media, coaching, business and so much more. You can find more about Melbourne Strength Culture on Instagram, YouTube or on their Podcast Quantum Lifting. http://www.melbournestrengthculture.com/

Sep 2020

1 hr 35 min

On today’s show we are joined by a very special guest, Coach Adam Caporn. As an athlete Adam was the first in a long line of talented Australians to play at St Mary’s College of California, paving the way for players such as Patty Mills, Mathew Dellavedova and Jock Landale. These days Adam is the head coach of the Basketball Australia Centre of Excellence at the AIS and assistant coach to our national mens team the Australian Boomers. He also holds a degree in Psychology. In this show we discuss his formative years as a player, his learning's as a coach and the essential nature of coach-ability in sport, business and life. In addition, Adam dives into what makes a great strength and conditioning coach and high performance manager and much more.

Sep 2020

1 hr 25 min

Lockdown 2.0 is coming to a gradual end here in Melbourne, so it's time to grit our teeth and finish strong. In this episode Durham and Jacob talk about mental toughness down the stretch, something we call the 4th quarter mentality.

Sep 2020

38 min 42 sec

Sports Psychologist and Author Gavin Freeman joins Durham for a conversation about the psychological effects of living in lockdown and how to thrive Show notes and links: Learn more about Gavin at his site: https://www.gavinfreeman.com.au/ and his book: https://www.amazon.com.au/Just-Stop-Motivating-Gavin-Freeman/dp/1742577806 The New York Times article: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/09/01/sunday-review/coronavirus-socially-awkward.html?utm_source=nextdraft&utm_medium=email Packing for Mars: https://www.amazon.com.au/Packing-Mars-Mary-Roach-ebook/dp/B00CBWD78C/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=packing+for+mars&qid=1599442953&s=books&sr=1-1 A great piece for more reading on SCARF: https://www.psychologytoday.com/sites/default/files/attachments/31881/managingwbraininmind.pdf Jordy & Cody's incredible effort to raise money while they walk, run and ride the distance to visit their pop in Canberra: https://www.fundraise4stroke.org.au/fundraisers/jordynfreeman/666km-in-66-days---melbourne-to-canberra

Sep 2020

1 hr 6 min

This is a live recording from the Orphic Education Webinar Wednesday series. A roundtable discussion with Jamie and Charlie from the Culture Durham and Jacob joined the boys for a wide ranging conversation about performance, health, YouTube experts in the comments and reading fiction before bed!

Jun 2020

1 hr 42 min

The gym is finally back open, listen in to learn about the upgrades we have made to the gym

Jun 2020

35 min 38 sec

An exploration of agility & change of direction. Our favourite testing methods, training progressions and the semantics of defining and categorising agility drills.

Jun 2020

46 min 56 sec

In this episode we dive into two episodes from the Mentorship forum, first is it better for recovery to breath with your hands on your knees or with your hands behind your head? Then secondly we discuss the importance of eccentric training for preventing all sorts of injuries and its role in performance as well.

May 2020

42 min 47 sec

With lockdowns in different parts of the world slowly begin to ease, how do we most effectively return to competition?

May 2020

53 min 24 sec

Rounding out our episode 150 in review we look at the last quarter of our first 100 episodes.

May 2020

1 hr 7 min

For episode 151 we are taking a look back at episodes 51-75, what we would change, what we are doing even more of

May 2020

57 min 36 sec

Sorry we were gone for so long, but we are back, new episodes every week

Apr 2020

34 min 47 sec

Testing is an essential part of tracking and monitoring athlete performance over time. In this episode we share some of our favourite hacks for improving your performance on testing day. Links to our holiday resources: Running technique freebie - landing page https://www.coreadvantage.training/running-assessment/landing Nutrition free workshop https://www.coreadvantage.training/nutrition/workshop Holiday program https://www.coreadvantage.training/holiday-training-plan

Dec 2019

48 min 57 sec

Over the past 4 summers we have been gradually building more and more resources for athletes and coaches to help them stay match ready over the Christmas break. This year we have included three strength workouts taking advantage of various levels of equipment and it is now all available on our website. Head to https://www.coreadvantage.training/holiday-training-plan to get access to all the good stuff.

Dec 2019

45 min 37 sec

The psychology of training and motivation can be more subtle than you think. Simply changing the way you count your reps can change the mentality with which you approach your lifts and may drastically alter the outcomes

Dec 2019

32 min 35 sec

We are super excited to have special guest Dr Stu McGill on the show all the way from Canada. Dr McGill is a world renowned scientist, author clinician and educator working heavily in back injury, core function and pain management through assessment, therapy and exercise. In this conversation we discuss a wide range of topics including his favourite core exercises, why QL is such a crucial muscle for core stiffness, the role of mechanical damage in pain, why burpees aren't great for spine longevity and his own training. Learn more about Dr McGill and his work at https://www.backfitpro.com

Nov 2019

1 hr 15 min

What happens when a vegetarian, a vegan and one of Australia's leading sports dieticians get together to discuss the Game Changers? Learn more about the pros and cons of a plant based diet, the challenges of nutrition science and why we should all be eating a **mostly** plant based diet 

Nov 2019

1 hr 1 min

To learn more about the online VBT course: https://www.coreadvantage.training/Velocity-based-training With the release of our new online VBT course, Durham and Jacob dive into the strengths, weaknesses, and touch of some of the best practices for utilising VBT with your clients and athletes.

Nov 2019

41 min 49 sec

After seeing a brilliant post from the guys at Athletes, we dive into the art and science of balancing urgency with diligence. In training, rehabilitation and life in general

Nov 2019

40 min 54 sec

Ben Walker has gone onto put together the start of what is shaping into a brilliant career in S&C. After spending some time at Core Advantage as an intern & coach Ben is now a prac demonstrator and casual academic at Deakin university, Strength and Conditioning Coach with the Western Bulldogs in the AFLW and a coach with the Victorian Institute of sport. In this episode he discusses his career path, what it's like working in the AFLW, his own set backs as an athlete and how he incorporates meditation into his daily routine. Some links: Steve Jobs commencement https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D1R-jKKp3NA Origins of AFL https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Australian_rules_football"

Nov 2019

1 hr 9 min

In this one we discuss what Durham has learnt and how he approaches the high performance for the Melbourne Ice womens ice hockey team. A unique sport, unique schedule and plenty to get right in terms of resilience training, energy systems development and overall strength and power training.

Oct 2019

38 min 25 sec

To continue on with our meet the coaches series, Josh joins Durham for a chat. In this episode they discuss Josh's favourite parts of the job, on his plant based, vegan diet and his journey to becoming a strength and conditioning coach.

Oct 2019

42 min 39 sec