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The Zelos Podcast is all about the "Pros behind the Pros." Each weekly episode is an exploratory interview with the world's leading experts in strength & conditioning, sport coaching, physical therapy, and athletic training. Hear how these professionals keep athletes in peak performance in the NFL, MLB, NHL, NBA, MLS, and other elite level sports leagues worldwide. The host of Zelos is internationally recognized movement specialist and 2023 NSCA Personal Trainer of the Year, Rocky Snyder, CSCS. Episodes air every Monday at 9am EST / 6am PST. www.rockysnyder.com

Zelos Podcast Rocky Snyder

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    • 4.9 • 7 Ratings

The Zelos Podcast is all about the "Pros behind the Pros." Each weekly episode is an exploratory interview with the world's leading experts in strength & conditioning, sport coaching, physical therapy, and athletic training. Hear how these professionals keep athletes in peak performance in the NFL, MLB, NHL, NBA, MLS, and other elite level sports leagues worldwide. The host of Zelos is internationally recognized movement specialist and 2023 NSCA Personal Trainer of the Year, Rocky Snyder, CSCS. Episodes air every Monday at 9am EST / 6am PST. www.rockysnyder.com

    S14:E3 Serra Tumay & New York Red Bulls

    S14:E3 Serra Tumay & New York Red Bulls

    Rock talks to Serra Tumay, Head Nutritionist for the New York Red Bulls. Be sure to click the subscribe button.



    TIME STAMPS

    1:30 Pre-match menu: banana bread

    4:00 making banana bread

    7:00 Food allergies

    15:30 Serra’s path to nutrition

    17:30 Internship with the NY Giants & Cleveland Browns

    19:00 Nutrition for power and endurance

    21:00 Teaching young athletes about clean eating

    23:00 Meal delivery services

    25:00 Benefits of the Mediterranean diet

    29:00 Building menus around the MLS schedule

    37:00 Interdisciplinary team and the nutritionist

    40:00 Making protein balls

    49:15 Difference between British Premier League and the MLS

    53:30 Tohum Nutrition



    GET TO KNOW SERRA TUMAY

    WEBSITE: https://tohumnutrition.com/LINKEDIN: https://www.linkedin.com/in/serratumay/INSTA: https://www.instagram.com/serratu/NEW YORK RED BULLS: https://www.newyorkredbulls.com/



    GET TO KNOW ROCKY SNYDER

    MEET: Visit the ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠Rocky's online headquarters⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠

    READ: Grab a copy of his new "Return to Center" book: ReturntoCtr.com

    INSTA: Instagram fan, check him out at https://www.instagram.com/rocky_snyder/

    FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/rocky.snyder.77

    LINKEDIN: https://www.linkedin.com/in/rocky-snyder-cscs-cafs-nsca-cpt-a77a091/

    TRAIN WITH ROCKY WORKOUT: Want to meet Rocky and get a private workout: https://rockysfitnesscenter.com/

    INSTA: https://www.instagram.com/rockysfitnesssc/

    FACEBOOK: Facebook.com/RockysFitnessCenter.com

    • 56 min
    S14:E2 Dr. Will Workman & Oakland Athletics

    S14:E2 Dr. Will Workman & Oakland Athletics

    Rock talks with Oakland A's Team Doctor, Dr. Will Workman. Find out more about the medical side of professional sports. Click the subscribe button before hitting the play button.



    TIME STAMPS

    2:00 Dr. Will Workman’s sports background

    5:00 Leaving professional baseball for medical school

    10:00 Working with the Patriots, Revolution, and Bruins

    13:00 Quick chat about surfing

    14:00 Being a traditional Sports Med doctor

    17:00 Connecting with the training staff

    19:30 Major patient load

    24:00 Orthopedists vs Sports Medicine doctors

    29:30 How much pressure comes from above?

    34:30 How to decipher MRi reports

    37:30 Will’s role in Return to Performance

    40:00 Utilizing Sports Science in Sports Medicine

    43:00 Geeking out the hips

    46:00 Collaborating with Stanford researchers

    50:00 Noticing correlations between injuries and structure



    GET TO KNOW WILL WORKMAN

    LINKEDIN: https://www.linkedin.com/in/will-workman-271a79231/

    OAKLAND A'S: https://www.mlb.com/athletics



    GET TO KNOW ROCKY SNYDER

    MEET: Visit the ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠Rocky's online headquarters⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠

    READ: Grab a copy of his new "Return to Center" book: ReturntoCtr.com

    INSTA: Instagram fan, check him out at https://www.instagram.com/rocky_snyder/

    FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/rocky.snyder.77

    LINKEDIN: https://www.linkedin.com/in/rocky-snyder-cscs-cafs-nsca-cpt-a77a091/

    TRAIN WITH ROCKY WORKOUT: Want to meet Rocky and get a private workout: https://rockysfitnesscenter.com/

    INSTA: https://www.instagram.com/rockysfitnesssc/

    FACEBOOK: Facebook.com/RockysFitnessCenter.com

    • 54 min
    S14:E1 Tristen Asken & Chicago Bears

    S14:E1 Tristen Asken & Chicago Bears

    Rock talks to Chicago Bears' Director of Rehabilitation Services, Tristen Asken, all about their success at injury and concussion reduction. Be sure to click subscribe and tell your tribe.



    TIME STAMPS

    1:00 Tristen Asken’s career path

    8:30 Moving out of the private sector into the NFL

    10:30 Tristen’s primary responsibilities

    11:30 Working with long term injuries

    14:20 Blending disciplines with injured players

    16:20 A drop in lower extremity injuries last season

    17:30 What has changed to reduce injuries?

    23:00 GPS data extraction

    25:00 Same injuries, different positional players

    30:00 Stimulating proprioceptors throughout the rehab to RTP spectrum

    32:30 Better preparation to the season

    35:00 Approaching non-contact injuries differently

    37:15 Developing a movement appraisal system

    42:00 Concussions and the Guardian Cap

    45:00 Professional challenges in the coming season

    47:00 How Tristen is educating himself

    48:30 Favorite Chicago foods



    GET TO KNOW TRISTEN ASKEN

    LINKEDIN: https://www.linkedin.com/in/tristen-asken-491833214/

    CHICAGO BEARS: https://www.chicagobears.com/



    GET TO KNOW ROCKY SNYDER

    MEET: Visit the ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠Rocky's online headquarters⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠

    READ: Grab a copy of his new "Return to Center" book: ReturntoCtr.com

    INSTA: Instagram fan, check him out at https://www.instagram.com/rocky_snyder/

    FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/rocky.snyder.77

    LINKEDIN: https://www.linkedin.com/in/rocky-snyder-cscs-cafs-nsca-cpt-a77a091/

    TRAIN WITH ROCKY WORKOUT: Want to meet Rocky and get a private workout: https://rockysfitnesscenter.com/

    INSTA: https://www.instagram.com/rockysfitnesssc/

    FACEBOOK: Facebook.com/RockysFitnessCenter.com

    • 51 min
    S13:E13 Michael Rheese & San Francisco Giants

    S13:E13 Michael Rheese & San Francisco Giants

    Rock talks to one of San Francisco Giants strength coaches, Michael Rheese, all about spring training and more. Click subscribe and tell your tribe.



    TIME STAMPS

    1:30 Michael Rheese’s path to the San Francisco Giants

    5:30 Difference between Australian athletes and UCLA athletes

    10:30 Michael’s walkabout in sports training

    15:00 Giants give a call back

    17:00 Training the teams in spring training

    20:00 Uncommon program design

    25:00 Cricket and baseball

    28:30 Kinematic sequencing in the training room

    33:30 Working at the end range of motion

    37:00 See what works and what doesn’t

    41:00 Working with the other trainers and therapists

    44:30 Michael Rheese’s influencers



    GET TO KNOW MICHAEL RHEESE

    LINKEDIN: https://www.linkedin.com/in/michael-rheese-223927116/

    SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS: https://www.mlb.com/giants



    GET TO KNOW ROCKY SNYDER

    MEET: Visit the ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠Rocky's online headquarters⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠

    READ: Grab a copy of his new "Return to Center" book: ReturntoCtr.com

    INSTA: Instagram fan, check him out at https://www.instagram.com/rocky_snyder/

    FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/rocky.snyder.77

    LINKEDIN: https://www.linkedin.com/in/rocky-snyder-cscs-cafs-nsca-cpt-a77a091/

    TRAIN WITH ROCKY WORKOUT: Want to meet Rocky and get a private workout: https://rockysfitnesscenter.com/

    INSTA: https://www.instagram.com/rockysfitnesssc/

    FACEBOOK: Facebook.com/RockysFitnessCenter.com

    • 52 min
    S13:E12 Pat Dugan & Providence Bruins

    S13:E12 Pat Dugan & Providence Bruins

    Rock talks to AHL's Providence Bruins Performance Coach, Pat Dugan. Tune in and be a subscriber. Don't miss another episode!



    TIME STAMPS

    2:00 Pat Dugan’s path to the Bruins

    4:20 Growing up playing hockey

    5:30 Law enforcement or strength coaching

    10:00 Being vulnerable and opportunity occurs

    13:00 Mike Boyle Strength Coach family tree

    17:00 Work and sleep schedule

    19:00 Pat’s roles with the Providence Bruins

    21:30 What’s in Pat’s S&C suitcase

    24:30 AHL & NHL

    28:30 Lifting frequency through the season

    33:00 Working with veterans vs. rookies

    36:45 Term of service as a performance coach

    39:45 Tracking ice time

    44:00 Off season work schedule and lifestyle

    47:00 Providence Bruins this season



    GET TO KNOW PAT DUGAN

    LINKEDIN: https://www.linkedin.com/in/patrick-dugan-6657a9208/

    PROVIDENCE BRUINS: https://www.providencebruins.com/



    GET TO KNOW ROCKY SNYDER

    MEET: Visit the ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠Rocky's online headquarters⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠

    READ: Grab a copy of his new "Return to Center" book: ReturntoCtr.com

    INSTA: Instagram fan, check him out at https://www.instagram.com/rocky_snyder/

    FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/rocky.snyder.77

    LINKEDIN: https://www.linkedin.com/in/rocky-snyder-cscs-cafs-nsca-cpt-a77a091/

    TRAIN WITH ROCKY WORKOUT: Want to meet Rocky and get a private workout: https://rockysfitnesscenter.com/

    INSTA: https://www.instagram.com/rockysfitnesssc/

    FACEBOOK: Facebook.com/RockysFitnessCenter.com

    • 51 min
    S13:E11 Tom Battaglia, DPT & San Francisco Giants

    S13:E11 Tom Battaglia, DPT & San Francisco Giants

    Rock talks with Tom Battaglia, DPT, with the San Francisco Giants organization. Spring Training is underway so we check in with Tom to see how he manages all those players. Be sure to click the subscribe if you haven't done so yet.



    TIME STAMPS

    1:00 Tom Battaglia’s path to the San Francisco Giants

    3:00 Growing up in Minnesota without hockey

    7:30 A dream job

    11:00 Compliant clients

    13:30 Tommy John surgeries

    16:00 Evolution of physical therapy in the past decade

    19:00 Range of motion testing

    22:00 Working with the S&C coaches

    24:30 the business of spring training

    26:45 Rehab strength & conditioning

    29:15 Common injuries Tom deals with

    32:30 Transitioning from the great white north to Ariznoa

    35:00 Techniques Tom utilizes and BFR

    40:00 Pre-Season data collection

    45:00 Physical therapy shoulder assessments

    48:00 Future ambitions



    GET TO KNOW TOM BATTAGLIA

    LINKEDIN: https://www.linkedin.com/in/tom-battaglia-pt-dpt-scs-a90b19188/

    INSTA: https://www.instagram.com/tom_battaglia/

    SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS: https://www.mlb.com/giants



    GET TO KNOW ROCKY SNYDER

    MEET: Visit the ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠Rocky's online headquarters⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠

    READ: Grab a copy of his new "Return to Center" book: ReturntoCtr.com

    INSTA: Instagram fan, check him out at https://www.instagram.com/rocky_snyder/

    FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/rocky.snyder.77

    LINKEDIN: https://www.linkedin.com/in/rocky-snyder-cscs-cafs-nsca-cpt-a77a091/

    TRAIN WITH ROCKY WORKOUT: Want to meet Rocky and get a private workout: https://rockysfitnesscenter.com/

    INSTA: https://www.instagram.com/rockysfitnesssc/

    FACEBOOK: Facebook.com/RockysFitnessCenter.com

    • 51 min

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