38 episodes

What is APE?... 🦍⁠
The Alpha Pack Experience is a weekly podcast by Matt currently released every Friday.
Each episode features strength athletes, coaches, therapists and inspirational leaders of the fitness industry from around the world. The topic of conversation varies between guests, from amazing personal stories, in depth debates and discussions of mental health to information about strength sports and tips and tricks on nutrition, strength training, programming, coaching, recovery and much more!

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What is APE?... 🦍⁠
The Alpha Pack Experience is a weekly podcast by Matt currently released every Friday.
Each episode features strength athletes, coaches, therapists and inspirational leaders of the fitness industry from around the world. The topic of conversation varies between guests, from amazing personal stories, in depth debates and discussions of mental health to information about strength sports and tips and tricks on nutrition, strength training, programming, coaching, recovery and much more!

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    APE #38 - Martin Tye

    APE #38 - Martin Tye

    In this episode, disable strongman legend Martine Tye chats to Matt about, why the disable sporting world tends to have less bad blood than able bodied sports, the process of choosing the international competition events depending upon the athletes who enter and the disability they have. Martin also talks on his hunger to be the best no matter what he does and how that’s helped him to be a national level rower, Invictus gold medalists and now multi world record holding strongman and much, much more!
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    • 57 min
    APE #37 - Phil Daru

    APE #37 - Phil Daru

    In this episode Phil speaks on how being on the smaller end in the football field, forced him to work hard on his power, speed & nutrition in order to hang with the bigger guys. How Phil’s training principles have been inspired by some of the legends of the Conjugate training method and how the Darustrong programming has been manipulated for combat sports. Matt and Phil also talk through the comeback from ACL & PCL tears and discuss some of the key factors coaches need to take into account when working with their athletes.


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    • 56 min
    APE #36 - Heather Connor

    APE #36 - Heather Connor

    In episode 36 Heather tells Matt about how she failed all of her lifts in her first competition but became 1 of only 2 women to ever deadlift 4x their bodyweight in the IPF. Heather also opens up about the words of wisdom from her father shaped her as an athlete, her journey through her lower lat strain and how she holds herself accountable for all the kids she teaches back home. 
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    • 1 hr 15 min
    APE #35 - Dennis Cornelius

    APE #35 - Dennis Cornelius

    In this episode, Dennis tells Matt why he prefers training at home rather than in the gym and why he prefers to lift with old school cast plates, rather than fancy calibrated plates. Dennis talks to Matt about why he wishes there was a weight category over the 120kg in the IPF division and what it could do for the sport and also talks about moving into the heavyweight masters category and making a big entrance. 
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    • 58 min
    APE #34 - Thomas Davis

    APE #34 - Thomas Davis

    This episode features Thomas Davis telling Matt what overcoming the 700lb bench meant to him, how he deals with his bad nerves around competition and what TRT has done for him.Thomas also talks about the brotherhood of lifting and how he and Julian Maddox chat regularly to help each other get better and how improving his diet and lifestyle choices massively aided his progression. 
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    • 49 min
    APE #33 - Jordan Shallow

    APE #33 - Jordan Shallow

    In this episode Matt finds out why Jordan believes you have to forget a lot of what you already understand in attempt to educate in the corporate setting, why people choose wall street over perusing sports they have huge potential in and how being an athlete helped him navigate the social media space better. Jordan also talks of the difficulty harnessing your mind and trying to spark the inner psychological drive to move that barbell and why he wants to be the dumbest, fattest, weakest person in the room so he has the opportunity to continually learn and hone his craft. 
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    • 58 min

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