The Strength Matters Podcast
About This Show
The Strength Matters team bring you the ultimate health & fitness podcast – Strength Matters. Bringing you killer interviews, fantastic information and winning strategies to keep you ahead of the fitness curve. Hosted by Seb Morgan & Josh Kennedy expect a barrel of laughs and fantastic interviews from some of the leading minds in health & fitness. Whether you’re a leading health & fitness professional or just getting started on your fitness journey, there’s definitely something for you here on the Strength Matters Podcast.
Most Recent Episode
SMP 118: Becoming Fit For The Task With Charlie Weingroff
Today our guest is Charlie Weingroff who is a Physical Therapist, Personal Trainer, and Strength Conditioning Coach. Charlie is a member of the Nike Executive Performance Council and the Physical Performance Lead and Head Strength & Conditioning Coach for the Canadian Men’s National Basketball Team. As a Physical Therapist, Charlie use a movement-based approach to rehabbing patients. He is also a weightlifter and achieved AAPF Elite Status in the 220 weight class with a total of 1915 pounds.
Charlie is a physical therapist, but he doesn’t see a difference between rehabbing and creating optimum performance. He broadens the edges of training and rehab because they both track back to the same end points. As a consultant, he looks at all of the systems. He utilizes a keen evaluation to employ certain strategies. His methods are applicable to people in all aspect of fitness. That is why he is a strength coach and physical therapist.
Today’s topics include:
* Charlie goes out of his way to say thank-you to the other people who have helped him cultivate his practice
* How do you know who is the right trainer for you? It’s not just a good physical therapist who knows how to coach lifts. There is a lot more to understanding physiology. These aren’t two separate things.
* If you have a challenge to accomplish a task, the reason you are experiencing pain, is because you were not fit enough for the task that hurt you
* Difference between instructing someone how to lift, as opposed to being a legitimate coach
* There is a lot of depth in training that ties back into what a therapist would do
* There is an enormous amount of physiology that drives a process that creates results
* Find a therapist that understands lifting and fitness and also practices and walks the walk
* People learn by doing,if they can’t perform it, they can’t coach it
* Deadlift, pull-up, 10-minute mile any human should be able to do that, so should your therapist, if you can demonstrate this, you should appreciate what your client wants
* When there is pain or a dysfunction that prevents you from performing, it’s from a combination of tissue hypoxia
* The stronger you are, the more you can tolerate those processes
* Movement-based approach where on the spectrum of working with someone, you want to find the best choices
* If you don’t move well enough eventually, you w
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Awesome! Highly recommend! One of the best podcasts out there.. fun, engaging... not the usual drivel you here! Keep up the good work!
Date published: 2014-06-27