Strength, endurance, health and injury rehabilitation advice from host Joe DeLeo, NSCA-CSCS, FMS, SFG I . This is your podcast resource for top notch tips, strategies, information and stories from strength & conditioning, rowing, running and other endurance sports as well as expert information on nutrition, health and wellness that can be applied to everyone from elite athletes to exercise enthusiasts. This podcast will feature interviews with elite and amateur athletes, strength and endurance coaches, health & wellness experts, and injury rehabilitation professionals. If you are looking to improve your health, strength, and fitness while simultaneously training smarter this podcast has something for you! Train Smarter. Get Stronger. Move Better. Race Faster. For more information and resources, go to http://leotraining.io/
Episode 138 | Dr. Tony Rice - Athlete Monitoring and Training Individualization
In this interview I sit down with Head of Performance Support for Rowing Australia, Dr. Tony Rice to discuss athlete monitoring and training individualization at the elite level.
Episode 137 | Caroline MacManus and Christel Dunshea-Mooij - LEA in Rowing
s for New Zealand. Competing in 14 events and winning five medals, four in women’s events including Silver in the Women’s 2x, Silver in the W8+, Gold in the W2-, Gold in the W1x, and Gold in the M8+.
However, three years before the Olympics only one female rower was eating enough to fuel their training. Many athletes were underfueling and showing symptoms of RED-S.
I sit down with Caroline MacManus, Head of Athletic Performance for Rowing New Zealand and Christel Dunshea-Mooij Head of Performance Nutrition at High Performance Sport NZ to discuss LEA, RED-S, and how they work with athletes and coaches within a high performance unit to optimize performance.
Sizwe Ndlovu - Stroking South Africa to Gold
Sizwe Ndlovu stroked the South African Lightweight Men's Four to Olympic Gold at the 2012 London Olympic Games. He is the first black athlete to win a gold medal in the sport of rowing.
He and I discuss his rowing career, how his headmaster Tom Price was instrumental in him taking up and sticking with the sport of rowing, the race in London, and his work as a coach of junior rowers.
Kris Robertson - The "Strength Trap"
Kris Robertson is the strength and conditioning coach for Rugby Canada and owner of Kris Robertson Training.
In this interview Kris and I discuss the pitfalls of chasing greater and greater levels of strength as it relates to sport performance. He shares how he trains his athletes and what program design elements he focuses on to gain improvements in power and speed. We also touch upon jump training for speed development.
Episode 134 | Lebanese Rowing Federation - Farah Jaroudi & Rodrigue Ibrahim
On August 4th, 2020 a massive explosion erupted in the port of Beirut, Lebanon. The training center for the Lebanese Rowing Federation was completely destroyed from the blast. The facility was completely leveled and all rowing equipment is beyond repair.
Farah Jaroudi and Rodrigue Ibrahim are rowers and coaches from the Lebanese Rowing Federation who share the history of rowing in Lebanon, their personal stories, and the current ReBuildreRow fundraiser taking place in coordination with World Rowing.
On December 21st there will be a rowing marathon hosted by the University of Malta. You can participate in the marathon or make a donation. Details are in the Show Notes.
Part 1 - History of Lebanon Part 2 - Farah and Rodrigue's Rowing Journey Part 3 - reBuildreRow Fundraiser Show Notes: reBuildreRow Fundraiser University of Malta Rowing Marathon Sign Up Form
Kyra Edwards - Creating Accessibility and Diversity in Rowing
Kyra Edwards has raced for Great Britain at the junior, U23 and senior levels, and has won junior silver and U23 bronze World Championships medals. She has a degree in statistics from UCLA and is training for the 2021 Tokyo Olympic Games. In this interview, Kyra and I discuss the similarities and differences between the United States collegiate system and the Great Britain Rowing Team. We also discuss how to improve diversity and inclusivity in the sport of rowing and her experiences as a Black mixed heritage athlete in a sport dominated by whites.
Part 1 - Rowing Culture Differences in culture and rowing experience in GB and US Collegiate System Degree in Statistics and what you would like to pursue post rowing career Science of Rowing Part 2 - Creating more accessibility and diversity in rowing Creating more pathways and accessibility to the sport across the world. How do we do it? We have seen greater awareness and resources (financial, people) put into place to promote more opportunity and diversity. What’s the next step in your opinion? Show Notes: World Rowing Profile UCLA Profile Instagram For British rower Kyra Edwards, being a source of representation is ‘an important message’ Team GB's Only Black Rower: 'I feel like a guest in a white, privileged space' Why I am Now Talking to White People About Race
Amazing podcast with tons of helpful information and industry leading professionals.
This is one of the best podcasts for anyone interested in learning about health and fitness. Amazing guests and excellent questions and topics of discussion.
He has a wide range of guests on and I’ve learned a lot including technique on rowers and kettlebells.
These interviews are such a valuable resource. Thanks, Joe for making these interviews available to everyone!