Upside Strength Podcast
Matt Domney, Powerlifting, Biomechanics, Exercise Selection, Mental Variability || Episode #56 [EN]

Matt Domney, Powerlifting, Biomechanics, Exercise Selection, Mental Variability || Episode #56 [EN]

September 29, 2020

Matt Domney, Powerlifting, Biomechanics, Exercise Selection, Mental Variability || Episode #56

Matt is a strength and conditioning coach, educator and mentor with Compound Performance. Based out of Texas, he provides remote and in person coaching to anyone looking to reach their potential. Matt has competed in many sports including mixed martial arts and powerlifting.

Matt Online:
Website: https://www.compoundperformance.com
IG: https://www.instagram.com/mattdomney

Topics:
0:00 - Intro
0:26 - Start
0:44 - Background
2:13 - Defining moments (as an athletes and as a coach)
5:02 - Competing and coaching - finding the right balance
7:08 - What did you change your mind about since you started coaching?
9:03 - What is biomechanics and why is it so important?
12:00 - How did you first get interested in biomechanics?
23:35 - Accessory exercise selection around squat, deadlift, bench
40:36 - Mental component of accessory lifting
46:18 - Not being married to the gym
51:23 - Mentorship
54:29 - What are you currently fascinated about in the S&C world?
55:54 - What do you wish to see more often in the field?
55:48 - Matt’s biggest influences?
56:19 - One book for coaches
59:36 - Where can people find out more about you?

 

Full Video Interview: https://youtu.be/2dc0In3nv9o

Andri Feldmann, NIRS Tech, Lactate Testing, VO2max, Moxy Monitor || Episode #55 [EN]

Andri Feldmann, NIRS Tech, Lactate Testing, VO2max, Moxy Monitor || Episode #55 [EN]

September 23, 2020

Andri Feldmann is a Sport Scientist and the co-developer of the Moxy Monitor. He is currently working on his doctorate at the institute for sport science of the university of Bern on the topic of «NIRS and task failure prediction».

Andri on Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC24U0DXcMIHpgvWT0zE6E8g/featured
Contact Andri: andri.feldmann@ispw.unibe.ch

Topics:
0:00 - Intro
0:24 - Start
0:46 - Andri’s Background 
2:28 - What is NIRS?
19:39 - How did you first come across this technology?
28:24 - Testing protocols with the Moxy
45:24 - VO2 testing & Moxy
53:59 - What are its utilisation limitations 
59:54 - THb measurements with the Moxy
1:07:32 - SmO2 and performance modelling
1:18:36 - Best sports applications for NIRS
1:27:54 - Respiratory training and performance
1:33:44 - Recovery modality (passive/active) and peak power 
1:36:49 - Myth busters
1:39:44 - What tests or research projects would you like to see be done with NIRS?
1:41:29 - Where can people find out more about your work?

Full Video Interview: https://youtu.be/hQezyNW2Xoc

Mike Young, Defining Moments, Strength For Sports, Soccer Speed, Eccentrics || Episode #54 [EN]

Mike Young, Defining Moments, Strength For Sports, Soccer Speed, Eccentrics || Episode #54 [EN]

September 22, 2020

Mike Young is the owner of Athletic Lab and the performance director for the North Carolina Courage Soccer Club.

Mike online:
Website: http://www.mikeyoung.it/
Instagram: https://instagram.com/mikeyoungphd

Topics:
0:00 - Intro
0:23 - Start
0:37 - Mike’s background
4:03 - Defining moments in your coaching career
6:03 - Mike’s Influences
12:53 - What did you change your mind about through the years
31:43 - How strong is strong enough for Soccer?
53:20 - The role of speed training in soccer preparation
59:41 - What currently fascinates you in the field of sport performance?
1:03:43 - Where can we find out more about you?

Full Video Interview: https://youtu.be/VwQ21PhSJUU

Lee Taft, Coaching Competency, Assessing Athletes, Sprinting, Tennis Speed || Episode #53 [EN]

Lee Taft, Coaching Competency, Assessing Athletes, Sprinting, Tennis Speed || Episode #53 [EN]

September 18, 2020

Lee Taft, known to most simply as “The Speed Guy”, is highly respected as one of the top athletic movement specialist in the world. The last 30 years he has devoted the majority of his time training multi-directional speed to all ages and ability. He has spent much of this time teaching his multi-directional speed methods to top performance coaches and fitness professionals all over the world. Lee has also dedicated countless hours mentoring up and coaching sports performance trainers, many who have gone into the profession and made a big impact themselves.

Website: https://leetaft.com/meetleetaft/
Instagram: https://instagram.com/leetaft
CTSS certification: https://ctss.co

Topics:
0:00 - Start
0:20 - Intro
0:39 - Lee’s background
5:37 - Most important moments in your career
16:03 - What have you changed your mind about since you started coaching?
20:50 - Assessing an athlete - field, exercises, table tests?
26:10 - Foundational elements of linear speed
36:30 - Most common mistakes when teaching linear speed
41:23 - Foundational elements of MD speed
55:47 - Most common mistakes coaching MD speed
1:01:01 - The role of COD exercises in agility training - transfer and relevancy
1:03:10 - Similarities and differences between tennis and other sports you’ve covered in the past
1:11:10 -"Success leaves clues" - What clues have you seen consistently from successful athletes/coaches?
1:14:58 - What currently fascinates you in the field of sports performance?
1:18:56 - One piece of advice to up and coming coaches who are listening
1:19:57 - Where can people find out more about what you do?

 

VIdeo Interview: https://youtu.be/0qrXvk3v77U

Kassem Hanson, N1, Physique Training, Technology & Performance || Episode #52 [EN]

Kassem Hanson, N1, Physique Training, Technology & Performance || Episode #52 [EN]

September 14, 2020

Kassem Hanson is the Creator Of N1, helping Educate coaches in individualized Biomechanics, Program Design and Nutrition

Courses & Education: www.n1.education
Member Site: www.n1.training
7-day trial: https://n1.training/product/basic-membership-trial-7/

Topics:
0:00 - Start
1:21 - Intro
2:40 - Biochemistry and molecular biology - what did you bring to the gym from those disciplines?
4:00 - What are some of the biggest mistakes you made in your early days as a coach?
7:28 - Who have been your biggest influences so far?
9:16 - Beliefs that you’ve changed along the way?
11:07 - Why the individualized approach with N1 (biomechanics, nutrition, etc…)?
27:46 - Popular oversimplifications that are still prevalent in the physique world?
39:07 - Machines VS free weights for physique training: where does that discussion stand currently?
43:12 - N1 Lab: what is it and why did you create it?
48:44 - What have those tools allowed you to see that you couldn’t measure before?
1:03:55 - What is an Moxy Monitor?
Audience questions:
1:12:00 - Stefan asks « up to what % can nutrition and/or improved biokinetics have an impact on performance? »
1:15:40 - Darko what is the best training Periodization for muscle gain?
1:18:31 - Damian asks « is it a bad idea to train with DOMS? »
1:20:39 - What are you currently fascinated about? What will you be investigating in the coming months?
1:22:30 - What are you hoping to see more of in the physique world in the coming months and years?
1:24:15 - Where can people find out more about what you do?

Full Video Interview: https://youtu.be/ngf17PDVLO0

Ryan Ford, Parkour S&C, Mobility, Strength, Speed, Parkour Studies || Episode #51 [EN]

Ryan Ford, Parkour S&C, Mobility, Strength, Speed, Parkour Studies || Episode #51 [EN]

September 11, 2020

Ryan Ford is a parkour athlete, coach, entrepreneur, and author of Parkour Strength Training. Out of Boulder in 2006, Ryan established the first parkour classes in the Western Hemisphere while also becoming one of the original pro parkour athletes in North America. He has performed and coached worldwide for organizations including the New Yorker, K-Swiss, BET, TEDx, Cisco, HP, ESPN, and the U.S. Embassy. In 2009, Ryan opened Apex Denver and since then, has helped grow Apex School of Movement to multiple locations in Colorado and California.

More recently, Ryan co-founded ParkourEDU.org, an online platform dedicated to empowering international parkour, freerunning, and art du déplacement communities by: 1) teaching safe and effective parkour coaching methods 2) researching and developing better parkour training strategies 3) building strong, authentic parkour culture & community

Ryan Online:
https://instagram.com/ryanmford
https://youtube.com/RyanFord1
https://twitter.com/rynfrd
https://facebook.com/fordrm

Topics:
0:00 - Start
0:24 - Intro
0:37 - Background
3:10 - How did you get started in parkour?
5:59 - What is your definition of parkour? What does it mean to you?
15:51 - S&C influences for parkour
24:44 - Mobility for Parkour
38:31 - Mobility VS Stiffness in Parkour
49:49 - Strength training in parkour
1:09:59 - S&C programming considerations for parkour
1:15:24 - Studies in Parkour
1:37:04 - Where do you see parkour going in the next 10 years?
1:40:48 - Where can people find you online?

Kara Landells, Triathlon Training, Nutrition, Mental Preparation, Running Technique || Episode #50 [EN]

Kara Landells, Triathlon Training, Nutrition, Mental Preparation, Running Technique || Episode #50 [EN]

September 10, 2020

Kara is a Triathlon and running coach, Strength and Conditioning Coach and athlete based in the Bass Coast, Victoria, Australia. Kara has 10+ years of experience in the fitness industry and specialises in strength and conditioning for endurance athletes.
Kara runs her own business and offers tailored online coaching programs for performance and injury rehabilitation, group S&C classes and 1:1 coaching sessions. She specialises in improving movement and running biomechanics analysis.

Kara has competed in Triathlon for 10 years at a national and international level. Prior to this she participated in many years of netball, volleyball and women's AFL.

Website: https://karalandellscoaching.com.au
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/coach_karalandells
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/basscoastfitness

Topics:
0:00 - Start
0:24 - Intro
0:40 - Kara’s background
2:10 - Most interesting findings
4:36 - Nutrition and endurance events
10:59 - Mental aspect of endurance events
17:12 - Interplay between disciplines in training and race
23:22 - Transition training
29:19 - Weekly volumes for each leg by events
34:38 - Building up to longer distances
37:28 - Technical terms in triathlon training
41:08 - The role of S&C in triathlon training
44:24 - The role of technique In triathlon (most technical portion, etc…)
54:00 - What currently fascinates you in the field of sports performance?
55:30 - Things you changed your mind about since you started coaching
59:28 - Kara Online

Full Video Interview: https://youtu.be/bjRHyY9HjWs

Vassilis Iliopoulos, Perte de Poids, Etudes en Nutrition, Compléments Alimentaires || Episode #49 [FR]

Vassilis Iliopoulos, Perte de Poids, Etudes en Nutrition, Compléments Alimentaires || Episode #49 [FR]

September 3, 2020

Vassilis Iliopoulos est un nutritioniste certifié spécialisé dans la perte de poids.

Vassilis est passionné de sport et de nutrition depuis son plus jeune âge.
Actuellement nutritionniste certifié par Mac Nutrition Uni, il poursuit son parcours vers un Master à l'université de Middlesex à Londres dans le but d'accéder à des études à un niveau doctoral. Son travail actuel se situe d'une part dans la vulgarisation scientifique par le biais de formations et de conférences, et d'autre part dans le coaching personnalisé en cabinet.

Vassilis sur le net: www.vassilis-nutrition.com
Vassilis sur IG: https://www.instagram.com/vassili_i/

Sujets:
0:00 - Intro
0:33 - Start
0:59 - Parcours professionnel
7:59 - Tes influences au cours de ta carrière
12:58 - Les plus grosses erreurs comisent à tes débuts
28:33 - Protéine et satiété
30:01 - Des croyances que tu as changé en cours de route
38:18 - Les études scientifiques en nutrition
48:23 - Perte de poids, déshydratation et effets sur le cerveau (commotions)
50:08 - Nutrition de performance pour les athlètes de sports d’endurance
59:00 - Le rôle des compléments alimentaires dans ta vision de la nutrition
1:02:36 - Ce qui te fascine à l’heure actuelle dans le monde de la nutrition / recherche
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Questions du public:
1:08:53 - Stefan demande « quelle est la meilleure composition de la flore intestinale et comment peut être être atteinte avec la nutrition uniquement?
1:13:40 - Julie demande pourquoi les sucres simples sont moins engraissants que les amidons?
1:16:10 - Julien demande: Crème glacée, jus d’orange, pêche au sirop, index glycémique on s’en fout mais le message passé est-il bon pour la majorité des gens?
——
1:23:10 - Ou peut on te trouver sur les réseaux?

Interview Vidéo: https://youtu.be/G8v2ueM8r6A

Guillaume Guillou, Méthodologie CrossFit, Formation Des Coaches, Autonomie, Business || Episode #48 [FR]

Guillaume Guillou, Méthodologie CrossFit, Formation Des Coaches, Autonomie, Business || Episode #48 [FR]

September 2, 2020

Guillaume Guillou est un coach, entrepreneur et athlète. Il est propriétaire de 4 boxes CrossFit en France, notamment à Hyeres et à Fréjus. Il propose également de nombreux programmes en ligne et organise fréquemment des évènements éducatifs et compétitifs.

Guillaume sur internet: https://www.weareathletic.com/
Guillaume sur Insta: https://www.instagram.com/guillaume_gcoach/

Sujets:
0:00 - Start
0:48 - Intro
1:02 - Parcours athlétique et professionnel
8:05 - Qu’est-ce qui t’a attiré initialement dans le CrossFit?
15:05 - Distinction entre la méthodologie/philosophie et le sport de CrossFit
28:34 - L’incompétence dans le coaching et les mauvaises informations
43:35 - Autonomie de nos clients/athlètes
50:22 - Les lacunes du CrossFit Français en 2020
1:16:37 - Formation des coaches dans le monde du sport et du fitness
1:32:19 - Un conseil pour les jeunes coaches qui t’écoutent
1:41:57 - Ou peut-on en apprendre plus sur toi en ligne?

Interview Video: https://youtu.be/USjXKaBFL4s

Tom Tellier, STAPS Rugby, Travail de Vitesse, Nutrition & Performance || Episode #47

Tom Tellier, STAPS Rugby, Travail de Vitesse, Nutrition & Performance || Episode #47

August 28, 2020

Tom Tellier est préparateur physique au Stade Français, professeur d'activité physique en milieu hospitalier et coach sportif.

Tom en ligne:
Site web: https://www.tomtelliercoaching.fr
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/tomtellier_coaching/

Sujets:
0:00 - Start
0:27 - Intro
0:44 - Presentation et parcours professionnel
10:19 - Influences dans le monde de la prépa
11:49 - Differences école et pratique
14:04 - Elements fondamentaux de la prépa physique rugby
17:07 - Moyens préférés pour développer la vitesse et l’explosivité
21:42 - Junior VS Feminine VS Fed 2 - differences et similarités
25:19 - Nutrition et performance
28:29 - Mythes nutrition que tu vois encore
29:52 - Ce qui te fascine dans le monde de la prépa aujourd’hui
31:59 - Ce que tu n’aimes pas voir dans la prépa
37:19 - Livres à recommander
39:19 - Conseils pour étudiants en STAPS rugby
41:34 - Sur les réseaux

Interview Vidéo: https://youtu.be/_4rbyd8LL9I

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