301 episodes

The Physical Performance Show exists to inspire people to achieve their physical best performance through candid interviews with the world’s best and most inspiring physical performers. The show's host Physiotherapist, Best selling Author, and accomplished athlete Brad Beer delves into how top physical performers achieve success and the highs and lows of the journey in getting there.

The Physical Performance Show Brad Beer

    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.9 • 460 Ratings

The Physical Performance Show exists to inspire people to achieve their physical best performance through candid interviews with the world’s best and most inspiring physical performers. The show's host Physiotherapist, Best selling Author, and accomplished athlete Brad Beer delves into how top physical performers achieve success and the highs and lows of the journey in getting there.

    301: BONUS EPISODE: 'Dissecting the Ironman Triathlon World Record 7:21:12 ' Kristian Blummenfelt (Current Olympic Triathlon & World Triathlon Series Champion)

    301: BONUS EPISODE: 'Dissecting the Ironman Triathlon World Record 7:21:12 ' Kristian Blummenfelt (Current Olympic Triathlon & World Triathlon Series Champion)

    Kristian is no stranger on The Physical Performance Show, appearing on Episode 117 in 2018 where he outlined his goals, his ambitions to become Olympic Word Champion, World Triathlon Series Champion and to make an impression across the Ironman distance. He re-appeared on Episode 286 following his Tokyo Olympic Games sensational victory.
    In this episode Kristian Blummenfelt dissects his 2021 Ironman Triathlon World Record set in Cozumel Mexico 07:21:12,  who wouldn't want a 39:41 swim split, 04:02:40 on the bike and a 2:35:24 marathon to finish.
    Show Sponsor: POLAR
    Polar are a sports technology company who build world class heart rate monitors and GPS watches for people who take their health, fitness and sports performance seriously.
    Polar have an incredible heritage. Headquartered in Finland they have been the global driving force behind scientific wearables for over 40 years. They are the pioneers in and world leaders in heart rate measurement technology.
    Their products provide you with 24/7 monitoring to enable you to plan better, train smarter, recover fully … so you can be at your physical best.
    Coming from the heart of the Nordics, they have the experience, insight, and history of quality, design and innovation which is unparalleled. Worn by some of the best athletes on the planet, we’re very excited to have Polar as a partner here so you can also access their heart rate monitors, watches and training platform.
    As a starting bonus, the team at Polar are offering 15% off. If it’s time for you to check out a new heart rate monitor or watch to help improve your performance, head across to Polar.com and use the code TPPS on selected products
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    • 58 min
    300: Featured Performer: Ali Day, World, AUS, 2x Nutri-Grain Series Ironman Champion, 7x Coolangatta Gold Champion

    300: Featured Performer: Ali Day, World, AUS, 2x Nutri-Grain Series Ironman Champion, 7x Coolangatta Gold Champion

    Ali was our very first guest way back in April 2016, making another appearance on episode 100 co-sharing the microphone to look back at the first 100 episodes of the show. 
    Alastair has become a father to baby boy Danny, husband to wife Kel, picked up another Kelloggs Nutri-Grain Ironman Series title, added a 7th Coolangatta Gold victory to his resume and the 2021 Australian Surf Life Saving title Ironman crown victory.
    In this episode Ali shares around the challenges he faced as he hit his life’s lowest point following a freak accident where he fractured both wrists for a promotional photo shoot which left him sidelined for 16 months with question marks over his ability to ever compete at a professional Ironman level again.
    Show Sponsor: POLAR
    Polar are a sports technology company who build world class heart rate monitors and GPS watches for people who take their health, fitness and sports performance seriously.
    Polar have an incredible heritage. Headquartered in Finland they have been the global driving force behind scientific wearables for over 40 years. They are the pioneers in and world leaders in heart rate measurement technology.
    Their products provide you with 24/7 monitoring to enable you to plan better, train smarter, recover fully … so you can be at your physical best.
    Coming from the heart of the Nordics, they have the experience, insight, and history of quality, design and innovation which is unparalleled. Worn by some of the best athletes on the planet, we’re very excited to have Polar as a partner here so you can also access their heart rate monitors, watches and training platform.
    As a starting bonus, the team at Polar are offering 15% off. If it’s time for you to check out a new heart rate monitor or watch to help improve your performance, head across to Polar.com and use the code TPPS on selected products
    Join the The Physical Performance Show LEARNINGS membership through weekly podcasts | Patreon
    If you enjoyed this episode of The Physical Performance Show please hit SUBSCRIBE for to ensure you are one of the first to future episodes.
    Jump over to POGO Physio - www.pogophysio.com.au for more details
     

    • 1 hr 16 min
    299: Alice Baquie, Physiotherapist, AB Online Pilates, 'Pilates for the Endurance Athlete'

    299: Alice Baquie, Physiotherapist, AB Online Pilates, 'Pilates for the Endurance Athlete'

    Alice is a practising Physiotherapist with more than 10 years’ experience herself, a recreationally competitive distance runner and the Founder of AB Online Pilates. Alice works closely with some of Australia’s leading track and field and distance running athletes including prior featured guests of the show Dave McNeill, last week's featured performer, Brooke Stratton and recently Genevieve Gregson Nee LaCaze off the back of her Achilles tendon rupture sustained at the Tokyo 2021 Olympic Games.
    In this episode Alice shares why adding some mat based Pilates work into your training program can be so beneficial for both performance gains and to minimise injury incidents. Alice shares her top 3 must do exercises for the running athlete, great tips on how to include mat based Pilates into your already busy schedule, what to do regarding breathing, how Pilates can complement strength and conditioning programs in a gym facility and a physical challenge for the week.
    Show Sponsor: POLAR
    Polar are a sports technology company who build world class heart rate monitors and GPS watches for people who take their health, fitness and sports performance seriously.
    Polar have an incredible heritage. Headquartered in Finland they have been the global driving force behind scientific wearables for over 40 years. They are the pioneers in and world leaders in heart rate measurement technology.
    Their products provide you with 24/7 monitoring to enable you to plan better, train smarter, recover fully … so you can be at your physical best.
    Coming from the heart of the Nordics, they have the experience, insight, and history of quality, design and innovation which is unparalleled. Worn by some of the best athletes on the planet, we’re very excited to have Polar as a partner here so you can also access their heart rate monitors, watches and training platform.
    As a starting bonus, the team at Polar are offering 15% off. If it’s time for you to check out a new heart rate monitor or watch to help improve your performance, head across to Polar.com and use the code TPPS on selected products
    Join the The Physical Performance Show LEARNINGS membership through weekly podcasts | Patreon
    If you enjoyed this episode of The Physical Performance Show please hit SUBSCRIBE for to ensure you are one of the first to future episodes.
    Jump over to POGO Physio - www.pogophysio.com.au for more details
    Follow @Brad_Beer Instagram & Twitter
    The Physical Performance Show: Facebook, Instagram, & Twitter (@tppshow1)
    Please direct any questions, comments, and feedback to the above social media handles.

    • 54 min
    298: Brooke Stratton (OLY) Dual Olympic Long Jump Finalist, NR Holder, 4x AUS Champ

    298: Brooke Stratton (OLY) Dual Olympic Long Jump Finalist, NR Holder, 4x AUS Champ

    Brooke Stratton commenced her little athletics career at the age of five, winning the Under 9 Years Victorian State Title before commencing on to Junior World Championships and a successful Junior worlds career before entering the senior ranks.
    In Tokyo 2021, Brooke was an Olympic finalist finishing 7th place with a jump of 6.83m where Brooke later commented that she could walk away with her head held high knowing that she gave it her all. During the lead up to Tokyo, Brooke was dealing with a troublesome knee injury and in the prior years, Brooke had struggled with her health with regards to a diagnosis around Celiac disease and Hashimotos.
    This is a great tale of overcoming and persevering, in this episode Brooke recounts how she prepared for Tokyo knowing that she was less than her best in the pursuit of one's physical best performance.
    Show Sponsor: POLAR
    Polar are a sports technology company who build world class heart rate monitors and GPS watches for people who take their health, fitness and sports performance seriously.
    Polar have an incredible heritage. Headquartered in Finland they have been the global driving force behind scientific wearables for over 40 years. They are the pioneers in and world leaders in heart rate measurement technology.
    Their products provide you with 24/7 monitoring to enable you to plan better, train smarter, recover fully … so you can be at your physical best.
    Coming from the heart of the Nordics, they have the experience, insight, and history of quality, design and innovation which is unparalleled. Worn by some of the best athletes on the planet, we’re very excited to have Polar as a partner here so you can also access their heart rate monitors, watches and training platform.
    As a starting bonus, the team at Polar are offering 15% off. If it’s time for you to check out a new heart rate monitor or watch to help improve your performance, head across to Polar.com and use the code TPPS on selected products
    Join the The Physical Performance Show LEARNINGS membership through weekly podcasts | Patreon
    If you enjoyed this episode of The Physical Performance Show please hit SUBSCRIBE for to ensure you are one of the first to future episodes.
    Jump over to POGO Physio - www.pogophysio.com.au for more details
    Follow @Brad_Beer Instagram & Twitter
    The Physical Performance Show: Facebook, Instagram, & Twitter (@tppshow1)
    Please direct any questions, comments, and feedback to the above social media handles.

    • 59 min
    297: Renee McGregor 'Fuelling the Endurance Athlete' Q&A

    297: Renee McGregor 'Fuelling the Endurance Athlete' Q&A

    Renee McGregor Sports Dietitian specialising in RED, eating disorders, female health and athlete health and performance and author. We recently hosted a live stream event 'Fuelling the Endurance Athlete' presented by Renee McGregor, it was a huge success and as always our live stream events, the Q&A section presents a fantastic opportunity for the exchange of information specific to people's needs.
    On this episode you'll hear some of the wonderful questions that Renee received during the 'Fuelling the Endurance Athlete' livestream.
    Show Sponsor: POLAR
    Polar are a sports technology company who build world class heart rate monitors and GPS watches for people who take their health, fitness and sports performance seriously.
    Polar have an incredible heritage. Headquartered in Finland they have been the global driving force behind scientific wearables for over 40 years. They are the pioneers in and world leaders in heart rate measurement technology.
    Their products provide you with 24/7 monitoring to enable you to plan better, train smarter, recover fully … so you can be at your physical best.
    Coming from the heart of the Nordics, they have the experience, insight, and history of quality, design and innovation which is unparalleled. Worn by some of the best athletes on the planet, we’re very excited to have Polar as a partner here so you can also access their heart rate monitors, watches and training platform.
    As a starting bonus, the team at Polar are offering 15% off. If it’s time for you to check out a new heart rate monitor or watch to help improve your performance, head across to Polar.com and use the code TPPS on selected products
    Join the The Physical Performance Show LEARNINGS membership through weekly podcasts | Patreon
    If you enjoyed this episode of The Physical Performance Show please hit SUBSCRIBE for to ensure you are one of the first to future episodes.
    Jump over to POGO Physio - www.pogophysio.com.au for more details
    Follow @Brad_Beer Instagram & Twitter
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    Please direct any questions, comments, and feedback to the above social media handles.

    • 1 hr 4 min
    296: Dr Bradley Neal, Specialist Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist, Researcher & Lecturer; Patellofemoral Pain Best Practices (2021)

    296: Dr Bradley Neal, Specialist Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist, Researcher & Lecturer; Patellofemoral Pain Best Practices (2021)

    Brad has more than 15 years’ experience as a Physiotherapist working in the NHS in elite sport and the private practice setting serving in the role of Head of Research at Pure Sports Medicine, one of the UK leading sports medicine groups.  Brad completed his PhD investigating the influence of Lower Limb Biomechanics on the development persistence and management of patellofemoral pain in recreational runners. Brad and his colleague Dr Simon Lack are educating the therapy world on how to best manage patellofemoral pain through their collaboration Team Patellofemoral Pain.
    Dr Bradley Neal will recap on what Patellofemoral Pain is, the current understanding of the aetiological drivers, differential diagnosis around the front of the knee, the top five mistakes to avoid when trying to get on top of your own patellofemoral pain or, for the therapist, the top five mistakes to avoid in treating patients with patellofemoral pain, specific tips for runners with kneecap pain.
    Show Sponsor: POLAR
    Polar are a sports technology company who build world class heart rate monitors and GPS watches for people who take their health, fitness and sports performance seriously.
    Polar have an incredible heritage. Headquartered in Finland they have been the global driving force behind scientific wearables for over 40 years. They are the pioneers in and world leaders in heart rate measurement technology.
    Their products provide you with 24/7 monitoring to enable you to plan better, train smarter, recover fully … so you can be at your physical best.
    Coming from the heart of the Nordics, they have the experience, insight, and history of quality, design and innovation which is unparalleled. Worn by some of the best athletes on the planet, we’re very excited to have Polar as a partner here so you can also access their heart rate monitors, watches and training platform.
    As a starting bonus, the team at Polar are offering 15% off. If it’s time for you to check out a new heart rate monitor or watch to help improve your performance, head across to Polar.com and use the code TPPS on selected products
    Join the The Physical Performance Show LEARNINGS membership through weekly podcasts | Patreon
    If you enjoyed this episode of The Physical Performance Show please hit SUBSCRIBE for to ensure you are one of the first to future episodes.
    Jump over to POGO Physio - www.pogophysio.com.au for more details
    Follow @Brad_Beer Instagram & Twitter
    The Physical Performance Show: Facebook, Instagram, & Twitter (@tppshow1)
    Please direct any questions, comments, and feedback to the above social media handles.

    • 1 hr 25 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
460 Ratings

460 Ratings

kris o'brien ,

fantastic episode with alistair brownlee

Great episode with Alistair Brownlee - really good learnings about keeping it simple and the importance of consistency in every aspect of training and recovery. Also, asking Alistair Brownlee a question he's never been asked before is no mean feat! 10/10

MC Hamerbidon ,

Amazing Show

Full of knowledge bombs -MC

swjp100 ,

Great podcast, great training tips

I found this podcast after trying a number of others first. Excellent detailed coverage and great guests. Highly recommend for anyone interested in getting the best out of their own physical performance.

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