15 episodes

Wired AF is a podcast that goes into all things health and well-being, mindset of an athlete and the importance of reflecting on your achievements. With leading coaches, Brandon Accardi & Steph Aldridge, join us as we share our experiences, and interview guests that will drive you to succeed.

Wired AF Podcast Brandon Accardi & Steph Aldridge

    • Health & Fitness

Wired AF is a podcast that goes into all things health and well-being, mindset of an athlete and the importance of reflecting on your achievements. With leading coaches, Brandon Accardi & Steph Aldridge, join us as we share our experiences, and interview guests that will drive you to succeed.

    Exercise after taking a break (TIPS FOR POST-LOCKDOWN)

    Exercise after taking a break (TIPS FOR POST-LOCKDOWN)

    You have taken a break from training or your looking to start a new training program after a long time off... what do you need to know?
    We have 9 tips for you to consider when you are getting back into training after a break. This is especially good timing with the lockdowns lifting in Melbourne on November 9th! Gyms will be reopening after being closed since March, so there will be plenty of people wanting to go hard to make up for lost time. Take it easy, and listen to this podcast so you won't burn out !

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    • 19 min
    Programming for strength training

    Programming for strength training

    We talk about the different types of strength training and how the reps, sets and load varies for different training goals. We discuss what to consider when writing a program to get the best results, and how Olympic Weightlifting programs differ from bodybuilding or powerlifting programs.

    • 23 min
    Mental Health

    Mental Health

    Our aim in this episode is simply to start a conversation and reduce the stigma surrounding mental illness. We discuss what is mental health versus mental illness, and how does physical activity and nutrition help with mental health? 

    • 18 min
    The menstrual cycle's effects on training and motivation

    The menstrual cycle's effects on training and motivation

    This is a great educational episode for anyone that has a menstrual cycle, or for anyone who has a partner with a menstrual cycle. In this episode we discuss what the menstrual cycle is, and how to adapt training for female's depending on the phase of their cycle they're in. We also talk about how hormones effect motivation levels and food cravings, and what women can do to manage these symptoms in relation to their training. 

    • 25 min
    How we've evolved as trainers in the fitness industry

    How we've evolved as trainers in the fitness industry

    Today we reflect and explore our journey's in the fitness industry. What have we learned? How did we train people originally? How do we train people now? What experiences, jobs and training courses have shaped our beliefs today? 

    • 23 min
    Making fitness fun, with special guest Damien Hennigan

    Making fitness fun, with special guest Damien Hennigan

    In this episode we talk to our special guest Damien Hennigan, who some of you might know started the Western Warriors Weightlifting competition in Melbourne. We talk to him about his experience coaching people, being a gym owner, and his journey in the fitness industry. Damo embodies everything we are passionate about at Wired AF, the main thing aspect being that fitness should be fun!

    • 34 min

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