Podcast (42 Minutes) - Rest and recovery is a huge part of being a high performing athlete. The right strategies and tactics that you execute on a consistent basis form the backbone of any recovery plan.
In EP.103 Durham and Jacob discuss the reasons why you need recovery and the best methods to be following for accelerating your recovery and maximising your performance.
NOTE: The Random Thoughts Podcast is now available on Spotify! You can listen directly from the app, just search “Core Advantage Random Thoughts”
Podcast (28 Minutes) - Durham is away this week getting a root canal, so James and Jacob have picked up where they left off in EP. with part 2 of their discussion of all things supplements
This episode the boys cover the pros and cons of Caffeine, the long-term benefit of adding collagen powder to your protein shake, and whether BCAAs are worth the money
You should also check out part one of our series on supplements
Podcast (75 MInutes) - Josh is the head of high performance for Glenhuntly Athletic Club, and Head coach at Great North Coaching.
In this in-depth conversation, Josh shares his incredible path to Australia, his history of concussion playing American Football, his refound love for T&F and heaps more. This is not an episode to be missed!
Podcast (24 minutes) - With the recent media coverage surrounding ACL injury rates in Australia and the growing popularity of the AFLW, this episode is timely advice for junior athletes across the country.
In this episode, we make predictions about how the AFLW injury rates are going to change over the next 3-5 years and offer some advice for junior athletes to help them avoid the dreaded ACL injury.
Podcast (20 minutes) - With Durham’s recent accident we thought this was the perfect time to talk about training when you are injured. While your normal training routine might be altered there is still plenty you can do in the gym to keep the rest of your body strong, fit and ready for a rapid return.
Podcast (27 Minutes) - Michelle took some time out of her crazy schedule to visit, say hi and give us some thoughts and experiences from her time working in elite football on both the men’s and women’s sides.
Michelle talks in depth about a whole range of topics:
- Her career progression from Core Advantage intern to working in the AFL
- The many hats she wears in both private practice and elite sport
- The methods she is implementing to prevent ACL injuries in the AFLW and VFL women's (hint: they look a lot like warm up 2.0)
- Her own ACL injury, how she broke her own training rules and the lessons learnt along the rehab
- How her Strength and conditioning experience influences and helps her osteopathic treatment and vice versa
- Insights into how an elite club like Collingwood runs as a football department and the differences and similarities to working at the semi-pro level in the VFL
Podcast (23 Minutes) - What doesn’t kill you may not necessarily make you physically stronger, but if you tackle every challenge life and sport throws at you with the right mindset, you can develop some powerful grit and mental toughness that will not only make you a better athlete, but a stronger, more determined human in every facet of life.
If you or someone you know is going through a rough time, you are not alone, reach out and connect with those around you. If you don’t have anyone you feel comfortable speaking with, give the good people at Lifeline a call, or chat online, free and available 24/7:
13 11 14 https://www.lifeline.org.au