Strength and Conditioning

Tom Farrow (Physical Performance Specialist & Founder / Co-Director of Areté Performance)

Episode 57: Andy McDonald chats to Tom Farrow a Physical Performance Specialist who is the Founder & Co-Director of Areté Performance. Until August, when the programme was unfortunately cut due to losing funding, he was the Head of Physical Performance f…

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Jesse Elis (Director of Health and Performance at the Portland Trail Blazers)

Episode 56: Andy McDonald chats Jesse Elis the Director of Health and Performance at the Portland Trail Blazers NBA team. Jesse is a PT with a background in professional tennis in the WTA and was formerly the Director of Physical Therapy at EXOS. In addi…

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Mike Tucker (Head Athletic Performance Coach Villanova University Football)

Episode 47: Andy McDonald chats to Mike Tucker the Head Athletic Performance Coach at Villanova University Football. Mike has previously enjoyed S&C roles at San Jose State University, Clemson University, Kuztown University and North Dakota State Univers…

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Elliott Clarke (Harlequins Rugby Senior Rehabilitation Physiotherapist)

Episode 45: Andy McDonald catches up with Elliott Clarke at Harlequins Rugby. Elliott is a Senior Rehabilitation Physiotherapist who has been with Harlequins rugby for over 5 years beginning as the Academy Physiotherapist. Prior to Quins Elliott worked w…

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Bradley Scanes: Formula-1 Physio (Redbull Racing / Max Verstappens Physiotherapist & Performance Coach)

Episode 41: Andy McDonald chats to Performance Coach and Physiotherapist Bradley Scanes. Bradley is currently the Physio and Performance Coach for Max Verstappen at Redbull Racing through Hintsa Performance. Alongside F1 Brad is a consultant to British G…

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Duncan French (UFC Performance Institute Vice President of Performance)

Episode 39: Andy McDonald chats to Dr Duncan French the Vice President of Performance at the UFC Performance Institute in Las Vegas. Duncan is globally recognized as a leading expert in high-performance sport with over 20 years of experience working with…

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Dr Jas Randhawa (Altis Lead Performance Therapist)

Episode 35: Andy McDonald chats to Dr Jas Randhawa the Lead Performance Therapist at Altis. Jas is a Doctor of Chiropractic Medicine with a background in Strength & Conditioning who has previously worked at the Canadian Basketball team. In this episode A…

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Alex Natera – Isometrics & Eccentrics (Senior Athletic Performance Specialist, GWS Giants Football Club)

Episode 33: Andy McDonald chats to Strength & Conditioning Coach Alex Natera. Alex is based at GWS Giants Football Club in Sydney as Senior Athletic Performance Specialist. Alex has a wealth of experience and has enjoyed previous roles at Aspire Academy …

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Alex Wolf – Adaptation Led Programming (Performance Consultant, Strength & Conditioning Coach and Co-Founder of Wayfaring)

Episode 32: Andy McDonald chats to Alex Wolf the co-founder of Wayfaring. Alex is a Performance Consultant, Strength & Conditioning Coach and also an experienced leader with a demonstrated history of working in the high performance. He has a wealth of ex…

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Dr Matt Taberner (Sport Scientist, S&C and Rehab Coach)

Episode 28: Andy McDonald chats to Dr Matt Taberner, a Sport Scientist, S&C and Rehab Coach who has enjoyed career spells at Aston Villa and Everton Football Club previously. Matt recently finished his PHD constructing a framework for return to sport in …

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