39 episodes

Trying to find the solutions behind optimised human movement and holistic health. Speaking to industry leaders from various disciplines and ideologies around human movement, health and performance. Exploring various topics and providing impactful takeaways that you can use to improve your training and lifestyle.

Benchmark Canterbury Podcast Benchmark Canterbury

    • Health & Fitness

Trying to find the solutions behind optimised human movement and holistic health. Speaking to industry leaders from various disciplines and ideologies around human movement, health and performance. Exploring various topics and providing impactful takeaways that you can use to improve your training and lifestyle.

    What you need to know about supplements

    What you need to know about supplements

    Why is there a growing need to use supplements to help our health? Is the supplement industry helping you find optimise your health and performance?

    0:00 Start
    2:00 The decline of agriculture and the lack of nutrition
    15:20 Australian soil and lack of nutrients 
    19:57 The upside and downside of milk 
    23:30 Grain feed vs grass feed 
    29:30 Restrictive dieting 
    32:30 The supplement industry $$$
    35:30 RDA’s 
    40:00 High quality and low quality supplements

    Check out the coaches 
    James: https://www.instagram.com/jamescbrim/
    Mitch: https://www.instagram.com/mitch_paar/

    Episode sponsored by:
    Benchmark Canterbury
    www.benchmarkcanterbury.com

    #health #supplements #mitolife #healthy #selfimprovement 

    • 54 min
    Building the athlete

    Building the athlete

    • 46 min
    Back Pain Ft Dr Paula Basilio

    Back Pain Ft Dr Paula Basilio

    We're joined by Dr Paula Basilio from my Back relief to talk all things back pain.

    0:30 Intro
    2:25 Back pain 60%
    3:20 Blue zones 
    10:10 The 3 stressors 
    13:30 Paula’s examination for back pain
     21:10 Ideal posture ?
    28:50 Pain and adjustments 
    41:35 Chronic back pain

    Paula's Socials 
    https://www.instagram.com/mybackrelief/

    Book to see Paula 
    https://www.mybackreliefclinic.com.au/

    Check out the coaches 
    James: https://www.instagram.com/jamescbrim/
    Mitch: https://www.instagram.com/mitch_paar/

    Episode sponsored by:
    Benchmark Canterbury
    www.benchmarkcanterbury.com

    #backpain #pain #lowerbackpain #lowerbackpaintreatment #backpainrelief #backpaindoctor

    • 57 min
    Advanced training ft Tim Davies

    Advanced training ft Tim Davies

    Today we're joined by Tim Davies an education focused lecturer at Sydney university.
    We're discussing what is advanced training ? as well as some of our favourite advanced methods to use.

    0:00 Intro/ Start
    0:40 What is advanced Training
    5:15 Tim’s powerlifting history
    13:20 What is intensity in strength training
    19:20 Advanced training method VBT
    29:30 Downsides of VBT
    39:20 Mind muscle connection and Hypertrophy
    44:30 Strength work with Bands and chains 
    47:30 Partial range for strength ?
    51:00 PAP post activation potentiation
    54:00 Warm up for strength 

    Referanced studies:
    Intention to move: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/8444715/
    PAP: https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fphys.2019.01359/full,

    Gonzalez-Badillo research group about relationship between velocity and load (%1RM): https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/20180176/, current lead is Fernando Pareja-Blanco due to Juan Jose Gonzalez-Badillo retiring.

    Jovanovic M, Flanagan, Eamonn. Rearched Applications of Velocity Based Strength Training. Journal of Australian Strength and Conditioning 22: 58-68, 2014.

    Check out the coaches 
    James: https://www.instagram.com/jamescbrim/
    Mitch: https://www.instagram.com/mitch_paar/

    Episode sponsored by:
    Benchmark Canterbury
    www.benchmarkcanterbury.com

    #training #strength #vbt #power #PAP #advancedtraining #powerlifting #getstronger #getstrong #hyperthrophy #muscle #bodybuilding #isometrictraining 

    • 59 min
    NRL Sports science Ft Michael Baldock

    NRL Sports science Ft Michael Baldock

    • 43 min
    4 reasons you're not making progress

    4 reasons you're not making progress

    Did you know a training plateu is when you fail to make progress for 2 or more weeks.
    what is holding us back and how to we fix it ?

    0:10 intro 
    1:30 #1 listening to dumb shittttttttt. 
    11:30 #2 Nutrition to match your training goal
    22:00 #3 Adherence is key
    32:50 #4 Programming

    Check out the coaches 
    James: https://www.instagram.com/jamescbrim/
    Mitch: https://www.instagram.com/mitch_paar/

    Episode sponsored by:
    Benchmark Canterbury
    www.benchmarkcanterbury.com

    #progress #results #help #plateu #training

    • 51 min

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