Summary: The ultimate guide to decreasing pain, optimizing athletic performance & finding your true strength.
In episode 39, Dr. Andy Galpin joins the show to discuss the science behind how strength is built and maintained. Dr. Galpin is a tenured Professor in the Center for Sport Performance at CSU Fullerton, author of the book "Unplugged" and one of the world's leading experts on human performance.
In episode 38, elite powerlifter JP Price (only man to squat 1000 lbs & bench 600 lbs) sits down and talks about his recent injuries, future surgery and numerous other powerlifting topics.
In episode 37, Dr. Aaron Horschig discusses the McGill Big 3 (three essential core stability exercises from renowned spine expert Dr. Stuart McGill).
Josiah O'Brien was crushed under 655 lbs during a powerlifting meet, tearing almost every ligament & tendon in BOTH KNEES. We discuss his injury, rehab and numerous training topics!
In episode 35, elite powerlifter Kelly Branton joins the show. We talk everything from injury and rehab in Kelly's pursuit of a 1,000 lb squat as well as programming and even bench technique!
In episode 34 of the podcast, Dr. Aaron Horschig discusses all things hip mobility. There are three main factors that can change your mobility (soft tissue, capsule and anatomy). Learn today how each can impact your level of mobility and what that may mean for your performance.
In episode 33 of the podcast, Dr. Stuart McGill stops by to talk everything from low back pain to enhancing core stability. Dr. McGill is considered to be the foremost expert in the world on spine biomechanics and low back pain.
In episode 32 of the podcast, Dr. Aaron Horschig discusses the myth that lifting weights is bad for those over the age of 50.
In episode 31 of the podcast, Dr. Aaron Horschig discusses the common injury of lateral hip pain (Greater Trochanteric Pain Syndrome). You'll find out how to identify this injury and the best steps to take to kick start the healing process!
In episode 30 of the podcast, Dr. Aaron Horschig discusses WHY a twist may occur in your squat and HOW to go about finding the right solution to fixing it!
In episode 29 of the podcast, Dr. Aaron Horschig discusses how to screen and fix piriformis syndrome. This is one of the most common injuries that creates pain deep in your glutes and possible radiating pain down the back of your thigh.
In episode 28, Dr. Aaron Horschig shares a simple screen he performs with every athlete he evaluates to help uncover coordination issues in how we produce hip extension that lead to technique problems and injury.
In episode 27, Dr. Aaron Horschig discusses how to fix one of the most common technique faults when performing the squat - becoming off balance.
In episode 26 of the podcast, Dr. Aaron Horschig discusses how to fix that nagging hip flexor pain!
In episode 25 of the podcast, Dr. Aaron Horschig discusses how to fix the dreaded groin strain (adductor strain). This is one of the most common forms of groin pain in athletes and commonly occurs all at once (not a slow onset like a hip flexor injury).