026 w/ Dan Edwardes and Blane Rowat: The Tao of Parkour

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In episode 26 of the Move Smart Podcast, we chat with Dan Edwardes and Chris ‘Blane’ Rowat from Parkour Generations about the Tao of Parkour. Scroll down to check out the full show notes and quick reference guide.

Connect with Parkour Generations:
http://www.parkourgenerations.com/

Buy Dan’s book:
http://amzn.to/12NN7hu

Dan’s Blog:
http://danedwardes.com/

Blane’s Blog:
http://blane-parkour.blogspot.com/

More info about LIVE Skype Coaching:
http://wellroundedathlete.net/coach/

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Quick Reference Guide:

2:11 – Meet Dan Edwardes and Chris ‘Blane’ Rowat
3:47 – Dan and Blane’s personal parkour journey
7:47 – How Blane met Dan and got involved at Parkour Generations
11:39 – The Tao of Parkour
13:22 – Fears vs risks (and why that’s an important distinction)
14:04 – How to evolve your movement practice
17:13 – How strength training can improve your parkour
18:45 – Designing goal-based training sessions
19:55 – “The space in between” – why transition movements define parkour
22:48 – What most people don’t understand about parkour
26:34 – Preventing mental and physical burnout…even after 10+ years
the mind that concludes is the mind that’s dead
29:56 – Indoor vs. outdoor parkour training
34:23 – “Hacking” Crossfit boxes for parkour
36:37 – How to crosstrain to improve your parkour
38:40 – The ONE THOUSAND muscle up challenge
45:04 – How to maintain the true spirit of parkour
49:38 – Exciting trends in modern parkour culture
53:11 – Teaching parkour to beginners
57:47 – Why coaching isn’t just passing on information….it’s a human interaction SKILL
59:53 – What Parkour Generations has planned for the future

 

025 w/ Ben Greenfield: Advanced tactics for high performance

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“There’s nothing that can replace lifting heavy stuff.”

“If your central nervous system is stressed, it affects your gut…and vice versa. Stress in the gut can affect the central nervous system.”

- Ben Greenfield

Buy Ben’s latest book Beyond Training:
http://amzn.to/1ykXq8l

Connect with Ben:
http://www.bengreenfieldfitness.com/
https://twitter.com/bengreenfield
https://www.facebook.com/BGFitness

More info about LIVE Skype Coaching:
http://wellroundedathlete.net/coach/

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Connect with Justin
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Quick Reference Guide:

3:27 – Meet Ben Greenfield
5:07 – How Ben prepared for the Iron Man World Championships in only 12 days
7:01 – Why AMAZING levels of fitness don’t necessarily transfer
8:14 – The non-traditional (but research-based) ways Ben is preparing for his Iron Man race
12:31 – How Ben fuels his high performance
14:01 – How and why Ben uses supplements
17:58 – Ben’s strategies for gut health (and brain health)
22:01 – Why Ben always tests the health and functioning of his client’s BRAIN and GUT
23:08 – Why Ben is disillusioned with overly restricted diets
27:37 – The blood tests you want to have done if you’re interested in wellness and performance
39:05 – How to use positive stressors to get better results in your training
42:20 – How Ben combines old fashioned training methods with cutting edge approaches
43:56 – How Ben would build a home training facility on a budget
47:45 – Ben’s travel essentials for training and recovery on the road
50:14 – How Ben uses electrical stimulation to enhance recovery and performance
54:34 – Managing injury and promoting healing
58:09 – How to stay up-to-date with Ben
59:39 – Ben’s #1 piece of advice to you

024 w/ Udo Neumann: How world champion climbers train

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Meet Udo Neumann: Author, filmmaker, creative mind and coach of the German national bouldering team (his athletes places 1st and 3rd in the world championships this year). This was a fun and educational conversation and I encourage you to scroll down to the quick reference guide below to check out all the topics we covered!

Memorable Quotes by Udo:

“Anyone interested in performing at their highest level has to do ALL the work.” 

“In complex activities like climbing, it’s always your least developed skill that holds you back.”

“In bouldering you need a lot of flexibility – you have to be flexible in your mind.”

“As an athlete, you shouldn’t call what you do ‘training.’ If you call it training, your mindset is already off.”

Buy Udo’s latest book Art of Bouldering:
http://artofbouldering.com/

Connect with Udo:
http://udini.com/
https://www.youtube.com/user/therealudini

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Quick Reference Guide:

1:18 – meet Udo “Udini” Neumann, coach for the german national bouldering team and polymath
3:48 – Have you heard of buildering? Udo was doing it in the early 1980’s
4:27 – How Udo met Dale Goddard
5:51 – How Udo transformed from performance nazi to “left wing” mover
9:23 – The lessons Udo learned from Dale Goddard
12:42 – How Udo coached Jan Hojer to win the bouldering world championships
15:33 – How Udo makes his athletes feel it’s okay to experiment and make mistakes
16:32 – Why muscular relaxation is just as important as muscular contraction
21:12 – The fine line between control, and losing control in your movement
22:42 – Indoor vs outdoor climbing
29:05 – Why indoor climbing is breeding a better generation of climbers
31:15 – Why some of the world’s best climbers are interested in parkour
34:50 – Why an amateur climber beat a two-time silver medal olympic gymnast in small ninja warrior comp
36:50 – How Udo would approach training children and adolescent athletes
42:12 – Why early athletic specialization can destroy young athletes (physically and mentally)
44:58 – Check out Udo’s latest project Stuntwerk, and climbing 2.0
47:22 – Why Udo doesn’t believe in ‘training’
56:33 – Udo’s advice to new adult climbers

023 w/ Kelly Starrett: The DIY Manual for Injury Prevention

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downloadMemorable Quotes by Kelly:

“All humans should be able to perform basic maintenance on themselves”

“Don’t be a modern human…you have to MOVE”

“We are wired for MOVEMENT. The modern [human] brain is bootstrapped on top of the movement brain”

“You’ve got to be responsible for all the tissues from your head to your feet.”

“Unless It’s traumatic or pathological, it’s preventable.”

Buy Kelly’s new book (Ready To Run):
http://amzn.to/10Wa6Hp

Connect with Kelly:
http://www.mobilitywod.com/
https://twitter.com/mobilitywod

Red Revive – use coupon code “movesmart” for 25% off
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Please be sure to rate and review the show. It helps other people find it much easier! I’m aiming to get 50 ratings by the end of October and I’m currently at 44!
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Connect with Justin
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Quick Reference Guide:

3:23 – Why being an injured pro athlete helped drive Kelly to be  a great PT
5:57 – Kelly’s struggle to reconcile his life as a physio with high level sports training
7:25 – Why strength training can reach a point of diminishing returns
9:34 – Defining “good mechanics” and how you can apply them to your movement
16:16 – Why 80% of runners get injured in a year
19:21 – How to build good movement mechanics from a young age
21:03 – Why Kelly bought standup desks for his daughter’s ENTIRE classroom
27:19 – Why your non exercise movement determines the patterns for ALL your movement
31:27 – Why all humans must be taught proper movement skills
36:33 – Why modeling behavior is the same as coaching…and why you need to beware of your movement models
40:11 – How to find and resolve the movement issues YOU need to be working on
42:07 – Unless your issue is traumatic or pathological, it’s preventable
50:24 – Kelly’s practical tips for you
54:23 –  The tools you need in your personal mobility toolbox (and the free household versions you already have)
56:18 – The great stuff Kelly has going on over the next few months

022 w/ Dave Dellanave: Biofeedback Testing and Why Your Body Is Smarter Than You

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In episode 22 of the Move Smart Podcast, we chat with Dave Dellanave. He is most known for his training methods and use of biofeedback testing.

Here’s what we talked about:

– What biofeedback is and why you should be using it
– How to practically implement biofeedback training into your program
– Why biofeedback testing can give your body exactly the movements it needs
– Why old forgotten strongman lifts are so valuable
– Why training symmetrically is not the best thing for an asymmetrical body
– How your work life habits may dictate how you should train
– Why elite athletes all have their own unique form and “style”
– Building “Antifragility” into your lifestyle and training
– Dave’s book recommendations and advice for you in your training

Connect with Dave Dellanave:
http://www.dellanave.com/
https://www.facebook.com/movementminneapolis

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Please be sure to rate and review the show. It helps other people find it much easier! I’m aiming to get 50 ratings by the end of October and I’m currently at 44!
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Books mentioned:

Antifragile: http://amzn.to/ZOctux

Thinking Fast and Slow: http://amzn.to/1xaqq0C

Tribal Leadership: http://amzn.to/1ove5VG

The Dip: http://amzn.to/1t5AgBW