342: Coaches Corner: Dick Telford (AM) REWIRED - Sports Scientist, Physiologist, Distance Running Coach
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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 1988 Seoul Olympic Games, Australia's only Olympic Marathon medal to date. Dick has been the coach of Bonita Willis Australian Marathon National Record Holder and former World Cross Country Champion, Michael Shelley dual Commonwealth Games marathon champion and Lisa Weightman, multi–Commonwealth Games marathon medalist. Show Sponsor: For over 40 years, Polar has been a global leader in fitness and GPS sports watches, and heart rate monitors. Their heart rate tracking technology is world-famous for being the most reliable and accurate in the industry. Over decades, they’ve spent every day in search of undeniable truths about the human body; obsessed by what it is trying to tell us, poring over the data, sweating over the science. They believe the most important thing you can do … is listen to your heart. What Polar does helps to improve the health, fitness and quality of millions of lives around the world – and that is what drives them. But what is driving you? If you are interested in the next step for your fitness and health tracking do take a moment to check out our friends at Polar.com. If you are looking for the latest in running watches they have the all new Pacer range, for multisport it’s the Vantage V2 or if you are getting off the beaten track and need a premium outdoor GPS watch look no further than the stunning and tough Grit X Pro watches. If you need to get the most out of your training and racing, take a beat to grab the gold standard in heart rate monitors - the Polar H10, or for an even more flexible heart rate monitor the Verity Sense which also tracks your heart rate for swimming. Their range starts at $129, but what’s most important is that whatever you are doing, do it with heart. to Shop at POLAR Livestream Event "ON DEMAND" The recent Livestream was a great success and we are excited to now offer those that missed the Livestream event access to the sessions via a post event purchasable recording. Click HERE>> to purchase the post event recording. Join the The Physical Performance Show LEARNINGS membership through weekly podcasts | Patreon If you enjoyed this episode of The Physical Performance Show please hit SUBSCRIBE for to ensure you are one of the first to future episodes. Jump over to The Physical Performance Show - https://physicalperformanceshow.com/ for more details. Follow @Brad_Beer Instagram & Twitter The Physical Performance Show: Facebook, Instagram, & Twitter (@tppshow1) Please direct any questions, comments, and feedback to the above social media handles.    
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