Episodes
Published 12/01/22
Dr Dan Plews is a World Acclaimed Scientist, Applied Exercise Physiologist and Long-Course Triathlon Coach, he recently coached the current 2022 Ironman World Champion Chelsea Sodaro to victory. Scientifically, Dr Plews has over 30 peer reviewed publications to his name and has worked with more than 25 world and Olympic title winning athletes across a variety of sports. I spent time with Dr Dan Plews in New Zealand at the Endure IQ Headquarters alongside his athlete Javier Gomez, and we...
Published 12/01/22
In this rewired episode Dr David Cannington, Sleep Specialist, Medical Doctor and co-Director of the Melbourne Sleep Disorders Centre debunks the concept of ‘rise and grind’ and explains why replacing it with ‘sleep in and win’ is a better approach. Dr Cannington disregards the idea that there's such a thing as sleep hygiene, talks through restless leg syndrome, discusses the causes of insomnia and provides evidence-based information around how we can optimise our sleep. Show Sponsor: The...
Published 11/24/22
Back on episode 344 we featured Phil Sutherland, who shared the backstory of continuous glucose monitoring in the formation of Super Sapiens. Many of us now recognise the black disks now being worn on the back of the triceps of many of the planet's greatest endurance athletes, that is the Super Sapiens (CGM) continuous glucose monitoring device. In this episode Dr Howard Zisser and his Super Sapiens colleague Kristina Skroce, Sports Physiologist, dive deeper and explain how this technology...
Published 11/17/22
In this episode we are rewiring one of our classic Expert Editions featuring Professor Shona Halson, World Acclaimed Expert, Senior Exercise Physiologist and Researcher exploring athletic recovery for optimal performance. Shona is a Professor at the Australian Catholic University's School of Behavioural and Health Sciences on the Sunshine Coast, and formally Shona was the Head Recovery Physiologist at the Australian Institute of Sport from 2002 - 2018 having been part of three Olympic...
Published 11/10/22
Non Stanford was the 2013 World Triathlon Series Champion and in 2022 just months before her final professional race, she became the European Triathlon Champion. Two weeks prior, Non picked up a silver medal representing Wales in the mixed team triathlon at the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games. Across Non’s professional triathlon career she has been a 13x medalist on the World Triathlon Series Circuit taking line honours in World Triathlon Series races such as Hamburg, London, and Madrid. ...
Published 10/26/22
Dr Jessica Orchard is a Sports Cardiology and Screening Researcher, a Heart Foundation Post-doctoral Fellow and the Associate Editor of the British Journal of Sports Medicine and an adjunct Senior Lecturer at the University of Sydney, widely published across cardiac screening in athletes.  In this episode Dr Jessica Orchard sheds light on many of the key topics that endurance athletes want to know about their cardiac health including a listener Q&A session. Show Sponsor: For over 40...
Published 10/20/22
Jess Cunningham, Sports & Exercise Physiotherapist and Author of “POP - when sports brings us to our knees”, a book that chronicles the journeys of 13 Australian athletes who share around their ACL injury rehabilitation. It's a book that aims to raise more questions than it answers, shining a unique lens on ACL injuries and their management. POP reflects on the unique experiences of each of the featured athletes providing valuable insights and advice to anyone working through their own...
Published 10/13/22
Patrick is the author of “The Athlete's Gut - The Inside Science of digesting nutrition and stomach distress”, a must read and resource for all practitioners, athletes and coaches working in the field of endurance sports. In this episode Patrick shares around gut anatomy and physiology, he touches on the remarkable trainability of our gut and discusses in detail common gut issues, the signs or symptoms, what goes wrong and why, and the influence that our psychology has on the athlete's...
Published 10/05/22
Some of the planet's best endurance athletes are wearing the Supersapiens proprietary device, a circular sensor on the back of their tricep, the world's first continuous blood glucose monitoring system. It has been successfully integrated into the training and performance outcomes of the best endurance athletes, Eliud Kipchoge, Kristian Blummenfelt, Gustav Iden, and recently Tobias Foss became the time trial World Champion with Jumbo-Visma, professional road cycling team, having long adopted...
Published 09/28/22
Jack March is the founder of Rheumatology.Physio and the Director of the Physio Matters ecosystem. Jack graduated in 2008 from Plymouth University before settling into a specialty in Rheumatology. Jack is a teacher at heart offering full day courses on rheumatology, alongside his clinical work and his extensive work with Physio Matters podcast and ecosystem. In this episode Jack outlines what rheumatology is, the incidence and prevalence of Rheumatology amongst athletes and the greater...
Published 09/22/22
Dick Telford was the first Sports Scientist appointed by the Australian Institute of Sport, he also worked alongside the Australian swim team and the Australian canoeing team as an Exercise Physiologist. Dick left the AIS Physiology Department to take up distance run coaching with the AIS track and field team. Dick was appointed the Australian athletics distance running coach in both the 1992 and 1996 Olympic Games, coaching Lisa Ondieki to the silver medal in the women's marathon at the...
Published 09/15/22
Michael has been a dual Australian Olympic Marathon Representative at the London Olympic Games in 2012 and at the Rio Olympic Games in 2016 and a 3x Commonwealth Games marathon medalist. He won silver at the 2010 Delhi Commonwealth Games running his 2nd ever marathon. Fast forward 4 years to 2014 at Glasgow, Michael became the Commonwealth Games marathon champion and in 2018 at the Gold Coast he defended his Commonwealth Games title to be a coveted dual Commonwealth Games marathon champion. ...
Published 09/08/22
In May, Jordan lost his beloved father to a brain aneurysm followed by a period in an induced coma, which saw Jordan return from his daily training environment in Colorado with Tinman Elite back to Australia to support his family. In this episode, Jordan reflects on the impact his father Steve and grandfather Frank had on his development and running career. Show Sponsor: For over 40 years, Polar has been a global leader in fitness and GPS sports watches, and heart rate monitors. Their...
Published 08/31/22
Dr Richard Blagrove is a strength and conditioning coach, exercise physiologist, researcher and author of Strength and Conditioning for Endurance Running. In 2017 Richard and his research team published a landmark systematic review which explored the effects of strength training on the physiological determinants of middle and long-distance running performance. Richard’s research interests lie in the use of strength-based exercise as a tool to improve the metabolic cost of running. Recently...
Published 08/25/22
In this rewired episode, we focused discussions on the needs of the Master’s runner and explored the physiology, biomechanics, injury risk and rehabilitation of the Master’s running athlete. Rich shares around why we slow down as we age, the principles that underpin the changes that we see, why our tendons tend to lose stiffness as we age, what happens to our calves as propulsive elements as we mature as runners. Why strength training is such a critical component of the ageing runners...
Published 08/16/22
Jan began his sporting career with a 10-year stint in the German national swim team between 1990 - 2000, whilst simultaneously completing studies at Harvard University with a degree in Economics. He then ventured into the investment banking world, however, his true calling drew him back to the sporting arena to the world of Triathlon. Between 2001 and 2004, Jan went on to achieve four ‘first out of the water’ titles at the Ironman Hawaii World Championships and in 2004 Jan set the world...
Published 08/09/22
After an incredible weekend of Australian marathon performances at the Birmingham Commonwealth Games, we thought it was timely we ‘rewired’ Australian Running Coach Adam Didyk to revisit some of his coaching philosophies that he shared with us previously. Adam is the coach to Jessica Stenson who just won gold at the 2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Games. Adam is Head Coach of Team Tempo Run, an elite running squad based in South Australia. Adam has been an Athletics Australia Coach of the Year...
Published 08/02/22
Rory is a positive psychology academic and mental skills coach to Olympic athletes and the brains behind the "What's Right Within" Podcast. Rory is a regular speaker at global conferences including the World Congress on Positive Psychology. Rory translates the best of the research into practical and easy to understand strategies that anyone can take home and apply to life and thrive We are just weeks away from our next live stream event featuring Rory Darkins on 10th September 2022, we felt...
Published 07/26/22
Jeff competed across 4 Olympics, Beijing, London, Rio and Tokyo, he has been a 6 x National Champion across 800m and 1500m and holds the 1000m Oceanic National Record of 2:16:09. Jeff's PBS include: 1 mile 3:51 800m 1:44.4 400m 48:26 1500m 3:32.93 When Jeff went to his 4th Olympic Games, he joined a select group of only 9 other track and field athletes to have been selected in 4 Olympic Games. At 34 years old, Jeff had a career best season, including being a semi-finalist at the Tokyo...
Published 07/19/22
Ed Goddard is a rising Australian distance running star from Mosman, New South Wales, he recently finished 2nd in the half marathon at the 2022 Gold Coast Airport Marathon. One of the endearing things about Ed is he's very true to who he is as a person and those that know him know of the “Golden mullet” and the frequent sighting of his Oakley sunglasses on his head. This is a fun chat sharing around relative energy deficiency in sport (RED-S), iron deficiency and overcoming those, along...
Published 07/12/22
Matt Dixon is a World Class Triathlon Coach, former Professional Triathlete, Elite Swimmer and an Exercise Physiologist. As the founder and under Matt's guidance, Purple Patch Fitness have recorded 350 Professional Ironman and Ironman 70.3 victories and podiums including multiple World Championships, including Australian and former guest, Tim Reed’s 70.3 Ironman World Championship title. Matt’s distinct performance methodology focuses on integrating performance into time-starved life, which...
Published 07/07/22
Jeff Byers, a former NFL lineman speaks through the origins, the evolutions and the future directions for Live.Momentous. Now we've heard about AMP Human/Live.Momentous' PR lotion formally on the show with Professional Cyclists, Cam Wurf and Amanda Spratt both mentioning their use of the product. It is prolific amongst the Ironman Triathlon community, the professional cycling peloton and the endurance running world. In my time at altitude in Ethiopia in 2020, I saw many runners before their...
Published 06/28/22
Kat Matthews is a British Endurance Triathlete currently serving in the British Army as a professional long-distance triathlete, she had previously served as a physiotherapist officer and has been a professional long course triathlete for just a few seasons. Kat shares the origins of how she got started in the sport and how her early success is catalysed into two incredible performances, a silver medal at the World Ironman Triathlon Championships recently held in St. George, and 30 days...
Published 06/21/22
Paul Laursen (PhD), author, endurance coach and high-performance consultant is an entrepreneur exploring artificial intelligence and its role in the world of sports training, coaching and prescription. Paul served as the former Leader of Physiology for New Zealand Olympic Athletes and the Adjunct Professor of Exercise Physiology at Auckland University of Technology. Paul is a world-renowned specialist in high intensity interval training, low carb diets, ketosis, heart rate variability,...
Published 06/14/22