Sports Science

EP.106 - How Important is Work Rate for Football?

EP.106 - How Important is Work Rate for Football?

Podcast (21 Minutes) - With the AFL and NRL finals in full swing, there are more stats than ever floating around, and stats surrounding work rate and effort are particularly interesting. But how important is work rate for a football team, or does it just mean you are wasting a lot of energy chasing your opponent on defence?

Today Durham and Jacob discuss the pros and cons of a high work rate and how to best train in order to make sure your fitness is ready when pre-season starts.

EP.105 - A Sneak Peak into the First Ever Power Summit

EP.105 - A Sneak Peak into the First Ever Power Summit

Podcast (27 Minutes) - On September 9th, together with Gymaware and Great North Coaching we will be hosting our first ever Power Summit.

A full day of theory and practical designed specifically for Strength and Conditioning Coaches, Personal Trainers, and Sports Science Students to learn from four of Melbourne’s finest present on how they develop power in their athletes.

Tickets can be bought from www.coreadvantage.com.au/power, but get in quick as they will sell out.

The Athletic Combine Part 3: Results, The Most Important Thing in Athletic Performance Testing

The Athletic Combine Part 3: Results, The Most Important Thing in Athletic Performance Testing

The stats are in!

With data from over 200* athletes, 12 sports, 12 tests, and an age range of nearly 30 years there have been a lot of numbers to crunch.

So what did we find and what does it all mean for you?

EP.89 - How Hard should you train, RPE, HRV and the Central governor

EP.89 - How Hard should you train, RPE, HRV and the Central governor

Podcast 25 minutes - Welcome to her very first Podcast Senior coach Tennille!

Tennille and Durham share their experiences working with elite and junior female athletes while Tennille provides some unique insights into what it’s like being a female coach and athlete.

EP.86 - Every Athlete Should Own a Spin Bike

EP.86 - Every Athlete Should Own a Spin Bike

Podcast 25 Minutes - When it comes to sport specific fitness:
Playing your sport comes first
Training drills and small sided games come second
Repeat sprints and Game Fit type drills come third
And 8:12s on the bike come forth

Durham and Jacob talk all about the benefits of the spin bike (and other forms of unloaded cardio) when it comes to getting extra conditioning for team and ball sport athletes.