34 episodes

Byrds Nest Podcast is a Sports Performance podcast. We will discuss happening at the gym, Sport Performance methods and Phylosophy. We will interview athletes as well as trainers

Byrds Sports Performance Podcast Brandon Byrd

    • Sports
    • 5.0 • 18 Ratings

Byrds Nest Podcast is a Sports Performance podcast. We will discuss happening at the gym, Sport Performance methods and Phylosophy. We will interview athletes as well as trainers

    Episode 35. Breaking Chains with American Deadlift record holder Maddie Kelly

    Episode 35. Breaking Chains with American Deadlift record holder Maddie Kelly

    In this episode 19 year old American Deadlift record holder Maddie Kelly talks about her training at Byrd Sports Performance.  She talks about her speed and explosive power training for track and field in high school.  She took 2nd in her league track meet with a broken foot.  She also talks about how she fell in love with powerlifting and her rise to break Pennsylvania powerlifting and breaking the American College record at 75kg. She is one of the most hard working motivated athletes I've ever trained.

    • 2 hr 18 min
    Episode 34 Building Iron Grifins with Mark Deppen

    Episode 34 Building Iron Grifins with Mark Deppen

    In this episode Deppens describes how he trains Donovan Catholic athletic teams including his power lifting team.   

    • 2 hr 9 min
    Episode 33. Standing alone with Mark Deppen

    Episode 33. Standing alone with Mark Deppen

    In this episode we discuss training with Donovan Catholic Griffin’s strength coach Mark Deppens early years after football at West Chester university.  We talk about how he and Glenn Mills coaches went to Westside Barbell and began to make Glenn Mills high school into one of the best football, Track and powerlifting teams in Pennsylvania.  Deppens trained with Louie Simmons each year for 20 years for a few weeks.  He tells us stories from his visits.  

    • 1 hr 58 min
    Episode 32. Westside Forever with Louie Simmons

    Episode 32. Westside Forever with Louie Simmons

    In this episode I talk with Westside Barbell owner Louie Simmons.  We talk about his beginning on how he got into lifting.  Louie tells us how he developed the Conjugate system and the methods involved in it.  We talk about how he invented the use of bands and chains.  We talk about how he developed specialized strength equipment like the Reverse hyper, belt squat, Inverse curl,  and static dynamic developer.  We talk about how he developed the strongest male and female athletes ever.  We discuss how he trains speed and jumping ability.  Each word he sentence he speaks is full of knowledge.  I can't thank Louie enough for taking his time to speak on the podcast.  You will be forever missed friend. 

    • 2 hr 7 min
    Episode 31. Getting Schooled at Chris Korfist's Slow Guy Speed School

    Episode 31. Getting Schooled at Chris Korfist's Slow Guy Speed School

    In this episode we chat with Chris Korfist owner of Slow Guy Speed School in Chicago Illinois.  Chris is a successful track and field coach at Homewood-Flossmoor High school and he runs the Slow Guy Speed school in his basement and on his street.  Chris has state finalist in 100 and 200m dashes and relays each year.  Korfist was the 2nd person in America with a 1080 Sprint. Korfist also trains NFL running back David Montgomery along with 4 other NFL players.  He is part owner of the Track Football Consortium and RPR.  We talk all things speed in this episode . Enjoy

    • 2 hr 1 min
    Episode 30 Getting the Sports Advantedge with Brian Bott

    Episode 30 Getting the Sports Advantedge with Brian Bott

    In this Episode talk to Brian Bott owner of Sports Advantage.  Botts is a 

    • 1 hr 41 min

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