Episode 60 – Defining Your Niche w/ Daniel Morgan

26047013_1658707617525151_7601476030809725889_n.jpgIn this episode Dan Morgan from Melbourne Strength and Conditioning comes on the show to discuss how he got into his role as head of programming at MSC, defining your role in a very broad industry, programming, and more!

You can find the episode here.

Dan’s recommended resources:

  • Physical preparation – Mike Robertson
  • Science of strength and conditioning – Zatsiorsky
  • Everyday is game day – Mark Verstegen
  • Periodisation – Tudor Bompa

    Where to find Dan:

Episode 59 – Fixing The Force w/ Mick Stierli

For episode 59 S&C coach Mick Stierli comes on the show to talk about his experience in working in the police force, and more specifically implementing training initiatives and program from the entry level to the elite special forces. Mick covers a wide range of topics including the background policy work, the impact of the S&C program, the program itself, and more!

You can find him on twitter: @MickStierli

You can find the episode here.

Episode 57 – CardiBro w/ Alex Viada


For episode 57 Alex Viada from Complete Human Performance and author of ‘The Hybrid Athlete‘ came on the show to share his knowledge and opinion on a wide range of topics, including hybrid training, lessons he learnt and wishes he knew prior to starting, what initiated his interest in becoming a hybrid athlete, nutritional considerations, and more!

You can find the episode here.

Resources Alex recommends:

  • Chi running
  • Pose running
  • Faster – Gourley
  • Human anatomy and physiology textbook

Where to find you


People Alex recommends:

  • Travis Mash


Episode 56 – Monstering Mountains w/ Matt Jolley


For episode 56 strength coach Matt Jolley from BANG fitness comes on the show from a different angle – outdoor adventures. Matt shares his knowledge and experience on training himself and others for big outdoor trekking adventures including the Kokoda Trail. We cover almost everything including programming, preparation, most common mishaps, and more!

You can find the episode here.

Recommended Resources:

Where to find you Matt:

Episode 55 – Pain, Posture, & Scope of Practice w/ Dr Silvernail


Jason Silvernail DPT, DSc, FAAOMPT

Jason Silvernail has been a practicing physical therapist since 1997, on duty in the United States Army as a career military officer with over 25 years of service. Dr. Silvernail has worked with a wide variety of patient populations and settings including orthopedic/sports, chronic pain, amputee and neurological rehabilitation, and strength and conditioning.

Dr Silvernail earned his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from the University of Scranton, and his Doctor of Science from Baylor University. He is board-certified in Orthopedic Physical Therapy and is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist. He is also a graduate of the prestigious Army-Baylor Army-Baylor Doctoral Fellowship in Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy at Fort Sam Houston, earning him a Fellowship in the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy.

A clinician and researcher, he has published clinical commentaries and original research in the medical literature (including the Journal of Orthopedic and Sports Physical Therapy, Manual Therapy, and the Journal of Manual and Manipulative Therapy) and he has a prominent professional presence online where you can connect with him on Facebook or Twitter.

Opinions expressed by Dr. Silvernail are his own and do not represent the official policy or position of the United States Army, the Department of Defense, or the United States Government.

Dr Silvernail comes on the show for episode 55 to discuss the science of pain, posture, scope of practice and more.

You can find the episode here.

Some interesting points included:

Is there a difference between injury and pain?

How can good posture be defined? Can we fix ‘bad’ posture?

Is foam rolling an effective warmup modality?

Jason’s recommended resources:

Episode 53 – Conscious Coaching w/ Brett Bartholomew

15683045_10209698667875734_1427900145_n.jpgFor episode 53 Brett Bartholomew from Bartholomew Strength comes on the show to talk about his experience working with all ranges of populations from professional athletes to the general population. We touch on a number of topics, most notably Brett’s passion and expertise in precise communication and the development of client-coach rapport and its effect on adherence, motivation, and hence results. Plenty to be taken away and applied for all!

You can find the episode here.

Brett’s recommended resources:

  • Robert Cialdini – Influence
    – Persuasion
  • Neil Strauss – The Game
  • Antonio Damasio – Descartes’ Error
  • Daniel Pink – To Sell Is Human

    Where to find Brett (and resources!):

  • Brett website – Impact of Infuence – webinar
  • Facebook: bartholomewstrength
  • Twitter and Instagram: @coach_brettb
  • Website
  • Book (TBR March 2017): Conscious Coaching

Episode 52 – Bondi Bar Brutes w/ Marcus Bondi

13938026_10207440357907003_8716577367112673082_oMarcus Bondi comes on for episode 52 to give a different spin on fitness for the podcast. We discuss a range of topics including how Marcus got involved in developing the community at the Bondi outdoor gym, setting world records, improving outdoor bar skills, and more!

You can find the episode here.

Where to find Marcus

  • Instagram: Marcusbondibeach
  • Facebook: Marcus Bondi
  • Youtube: Marcus bondi
  • marcusbondi.com


Episode 51 – Weightroom Creativity w/ Meghan Callaway


In this episode strength coach and PTDC supervisor Meghan Callaway comes on the show to talk about her path into strength training and coaching, her philosophies, innovative exercise ideas, strength training for women, personal development, and more!

You can find the episode here.

Recommended fitpros:

  • Stu Mcgill
  • John Rusin
  • Girls gone strong
  • Dean Somerset
  • Nick Tumminello
  • Tony Gentilcore
  • Lori Lindsey

Recommended resources:

  • Viralnomics – Jon Goodman
  • Back mechanic – Stu McGill
  • Nick Tumminello books
  • Nardia Norman podcast
  • Stu McGill podcast

Where to find Meghan: