The Physical Performance Show: Dr David Cunnington (REWIRED) – Optimising Sleep for Health & Performance
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3d ago
In episode 351 of The Physical Performance Show Brad Beer shares a rewired conversation with Dr David Cunnington, ‘Optimising Sleep for Health & Performance’ in this Expert Edition. In this episode Dr David Cannington, Sleep Specialist, Medical Doctor and co-Director of the Melbourne Sleep Disorders Centre debunks the concept of ‘rise and grind’ and explains why replacing it with ‘sleep in and win’ is a better approach. Dr Cannington disregards the idea that there’s such a thing as sleep hygiene, talks through restless leg syndrome, discusses the causes of insomnia and provides evidence ..read more
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The Physical Performance Show: Kristina Skroce & Howard Zisser (MD) ‘Continuous Glucose Monitoring for Health & Performance’
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by Pogo Physio
1w ago
In episode 350 of The Physical Performance Show Brad Beer shares a conversation with Kristina Skroce & Howard Zisser (MD) ‘Continuous Glucose Monitoring for Health & Performance’ in this Expert Edition. Back on episode 344 we featured Phil Sutherland, who shared the backstory of continuous glucose monitoring in the formation of Super Sapiens. Many of us now recognise the black disks now being worn on the back of the triceps of many of the planet’s greatest endurance athletes, that is the Super Sapiens (CGM) continuous glucose monitoring device. In this episode Dr Howard Zisser and his ..read more
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The Physical Performance Show: Jordan Gusman – Maltese 3000m, 5000m, and 10,000 NR Holder
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3w ago
In episode 340 of The Physical Performance Show Brad Beer shares a conversation with Jordan Gusman, Maltese 3000m, 5000m, and 10,000 NR Holder in this Featured Performer Edition. In May, Jordan lost his beloved father to a brain aneurysm followed by a period in an induced coma, which saw Jordan return from his daily training environment in Colorado with Tinman Elite back to Australia to support his family. In this episode, Jordan reflects on the impact his father Steve and grandfather Frank had on his development and running career. To listen to Episode 340: Click the icon to listen to the&nb ..read more
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The Physical Performance Show: Dr Richard Blagrove (REWIRED) – Strength & Conditioning for Endurance Running
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3w ago
In episode 339 of The Physical Performance Show Brad Beer shares a conversation with Dr Richard Blagrove (REWIRED), Strength & Conditioning for Endurance Running in this Expert Edition.   Dr Richard Blagrove is a strength and conditioning coach, exercise physiologist, researcher and author of Strength and Conditioning for Endurance Running. In 2017 Richard and his research team published a landmark systematic review which explored the effects of strength training on the physiological determinants of middle and long-distance running performance. Richard’s research interests lie in the ..read more
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The Physical Performance Show: Non Stanford (2013 World Triathlon Series & 2022 European Champion)
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by Pogo Physio
1M ago
In episode 348 of The Physical Performance Show Brad Beer shares a conversation with Non Stanford (2013 World Triathlon Series & 2022 European Champion) in this Featured Performer Edition. Non Stanford was the 2013 World Triathlon Series Champion and in 2022 just months before her final professional race, she became the European Triathlon Champion. Two weeks prior, Non picked up a silver medal representing Wales in the mixed team triathlon at the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games. Across Non’s professional triathlon career, she has been a 13x medalist on the World Triathlon Series Circuit ..read more
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Dysautonomia Explained 
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by Pogo Physio
1M ago
October is International Dysautonomia awareness month. This surprisingly common ‘invisible’ condition is one that many of us likely haven’t heard of. In this article we will aim to understand more about what dysautonomia is, what conditions it comprises, potential causes and what can be done to treat it. What is it? Dysautonomia is an umbrella term that describes several different medical conditions that arise from “dysfunction” in the Autonomic Nervous System. The Autonomic Nervous System controls the “automatic” functions of the body that we do not consciously think about, like heart rate ..read more
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Case Study – Lumbar Disc Injury
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by Pogo Physio
1M ago
Low back pain affects up to 80% of the population at some point in their lives. The vast majority (90%) improve over 3 months and up to 50% have re-occurrence at some point in the future (1). The lumbar intervertebral disc is a structure that can be the cause of pain. Here we discuss a case of lumbar disc injury and pathway to recovery. Background Presentation A 25 year old active male presented to the clinic 2 weeks after sudden onset of low back pain. Let’s call him Luke. Luke described the pain occurred whilst jogging, following which he was unable to stand up straight. He had high levels ..read more
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The Physical Performance Show: Assoc Prof Rich Willy: The Masters Runner (REWIRED)
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by Pogo Physio
3M ago
In episode 338 of The Physical Performance Show Brad Beer shares a conversation with Assoc Prof Rich Willy, The Masters Runner in this rewired Expert Edition. In this episode, we focused discussions on the needs of the Master’s runner and explored the physiology, biomechanics, injury risk and rehabilitation of the Master’s running athlete. Rich shares around why we slow down as we age, the principles that underpin the changes that we see, why our tendons tend to lose stiffness as we age, what happens to our calves as propulsive elements as we mature as runners. Why strength training is such a ..read more
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Rehabilitating running injuries with body weight supported treadmill running
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by Pogo Physio
3M ago
Returning to running post running related injury can be an art and science. There are many variables to consider with regards to how return to run programs are structured and progressed. These can include: commencement date of running, volume and intensity of running, injury related symptoms, athlete’s confidence levels, surface interactions, and the modality of running.  In the past decade there has been an advent in technology that can assist runners of all levels with their return to running efforts. Technologies including anti-gravity treadmills, and body weighted suspension systems ..read more
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The Physical Performance Show: Jan Sibbersen: IRONMAN Kona Swim Record Holder (43yrs), Founder Sailfish
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by Pogo Physio
3M ago
In episode 337 of The Physical Performance Show Brad Beer shares a conversation with Jan Sibbersen, IRONMAN Kona Swim Record Holder and Founder of Sailfish in this Interest Edition. Jan began his sporting career with a 10-year stint in the German national swim team between 1990 – 2000, whilst simultaneously completing studies at Harvard University with a degree in Economics. He then ventured into the investment banking world, however, his true calling drew him back to the sporting arena to the world of Triathlon. Between 2001 and 2004, Jan went on to achieve four ‘first out of the water’ title ..read more
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