Upside Strength Podcast

Evan Peikon & Pat Davidson, Cardiovascular Control, CrossFit & RPE, Standardising Sports || Episode #133 [EN]

May 20, 2021

Evan is the owner of the Emergent Performance Lab, a research group that combines technological innovation, experimentation, and systems thinking to create practical interventions that drive meaningful performance outcomes. He has experience working as a consultant for professional sports teams, special operations performance groups, as well as technology companies who are invested in enhancing human performance. He also a sports scientist, educator and performance coach at the Training Think Tank where we works with athletes across the United States and internationally.

Pat Davidson is a Strength Coach and a PHD in exercise physiology. He lectures across the world with his seminar titled rethinking the big patterns and is the Author of the training books MASS 1, MASS 2 and the recently released Coach’s Guide To Optimizing Movement.

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0:00 - Intro
2:19 - Start
3:44 - The Brain and Cardiovascular Control
16:36 - Muscle Pump & Respiratory Pump
25:26 - Endurance Training Adaptations
39:36 - Rate of Perceived Exertion (RPE)
41:00 - CrossFit & RPE
55:30 - Standarising CrossFit & Sports
1:09:34 - Are We Actually Getting Better?
1:15:09 - Concluding Thoughts
1:22:29 - Coming Soon

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