Athlete

December 23, 2020

CGP Ep371 The Glass & Gill Holiday Show

More anticipated than the arrival of Old Saint Nick himself, its the Glass & Gill Show! If you are new to the Glass & Gill Show its a series that is normally recorded while these two buddies travel the globe together and enjoy an adult beverage after 2 days of performing on stage! But in […]
December 17, 2020

CGP Ep370 Dr Emily Splichal

Dr Emily Splichal @dremilydpm is one of the world’s leading experts in enhancing performance through barefoot science. This makes for a rather stimulating conversation between Emily and the Coach! In this episode they go DEEP into neuroscience, mechanoreceptors, balance training, motor and sensory homunculus, and everything that connects the nervous system to performance. Dr. Emily […]
December 2, 2020

Deconstructing The SQUAT!

There are few more debated exercises in the world of strength and conditioning than the squat. Not whether we should squat or not squat but how? Knees out? Front or back? Ass to grass or avoid the butt wink at all costs? Single leg, split or bilateral? Strength coaches debate these concepts to exhaustion and […]
November 18, 2020

CGP Ep366 Coach Don Fleming

Coach Don Fleming is the man that inspired me to be the coach I am today. I was extremely lucky to have Coach Fleming at a time in my life when I was figuring out the world and how I could fit in it. He was my Richmond Hill High School PhysEd instructor and coached […]
November 11, 2020

CGP Ep365 Deconstructing the Deadlift

The deadlift is my one of my favourite patterns for rotational athletes…but not for the reasons you may think! The deadlift is one of the greatest vertical thrust exercises on the planet….but that’s not why I love it. In this episode we go DEEP into the Hip Hinge and how rotational athletes can use the […]
October 8, 2020

CGP Ep360 The Best of My Mentors | Mike Boyle

Mike will cringe when he reads this but the fact is, he is a mentor of mine and has been a huge influence on the strength coach and Perform Better presenter I have become today! I will never forget the day I was introduced to his book Functional Training for Sports. It defined a generation of strength coaches […]
September 18, 2020

Mentorship Podcast Carina Bender Abrams

The Mentorship Podcast, the series where my former Mentoree becomes my Mentor.  Carina @coachcarinapt is the “Mama Bear” for the Mentorship family! She has a such an amazing way of seeing life for what it is and pushing you to maximize your career. Down to earth and constantly mining deeper for the meaning of life. […]
August 26, 2020

ATHLETE: CGP Ep354 Refining Athleticism

Slow it down, speed it up, change direction, add complexity, add resistance, over speed, increase neural load and then do it again! If you want to refine athleticism you need to challenge yourself in as many ways as possible. Do it in the gym and see the results on the field of battle. I always […]
August 13, 2020

CGP Ep351 Sergey Nazarov The Mentorship Podcast

The Mentorship Podcast, the series where my former Mentoree becomes my Mentor.  In this edition we have Sergey Nazarov @solid.sergey who was one of my first Mentorees and since then has been not only a Mentor but a great friend. From his humble beginnings in communist Russia, he excelled to become a National Team Member […]
August 6, 2020

CGP Ep351 Outcome Based Self Worth?

You shot a 78 in competition and feel like you are the worst golfer in the world. You lost your clients due to a pandemic and economic downturn and now you are questioning your ability to be a coach. You and your significant other are fighting all the time over money, business or the kids […]
June 17, 2020

CGP Ep344 MASS X ACCELERATION = Distance?

Thank you to all of you who have filled my inbox with “#YOJAY Have you seen @brysondechambeau ? Wow! He put on 40lbs and 20yards on his driver! What do you think?” Yes I have seen him. Yes I have been following and yes I have an opinion. The important thing for you to know […]
April 22, 2020

CGP Ep336 Are You A Pro Or A Joe?

Are you a Pro or a Joe? Simple question. One eats sleeps and breathes their passion and the other picks it up whenever they get a chance and then returns back to their regular scheduled programming. Im not judging either way. But I will judge you if you say you are a Pro but you act like […]
March 4, 2020

CGP Ep329 New-age Performance for the Middle-aged Athlete

Middle aged athletes are the most complex clients I get the opportunity to work with. You have big goals and high expectations. The problem is, your lifestyle and responsibilities at this phase of your life, create an environment that isn’t conducive to accomplishing those goals. You are a parent, you have responsibilities at work, deadlines, early mornings, late nights, aches and […]
February 12, 2020

CGP Ep326 Athlete – Dynamic Warm Up Strategies

Warm ups are often over looked and rarely performed properly. Professional teams and organizations bring me in to fix their antiquated warm up protocols and I am blown away by the drills and techniques being used. (And that’s at the Profesional level! Can you imagine what Ive seen in the amateur ranks?). I like to separate the workout […]