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
Oct 23 16
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,