Podcasts

January 15, 2020

CGP Ep322 Athlete: Understanding & Managing Injury

If you are an athlete, injuries are inevitable. You may feel invincible but there is an injury in the mail, it just hasn’t reached you yet! If you want to minimize the affect of your injuries you need to truly understand what your injury is, how to treat it and when to return to battle. […]
January 8, 2020

CGP Ep321 #dreamBIG Reset to Start Fresh

Every New Year I perform an action that sets my year up for success.  I erase the entire hard drive on my computer and phone.  I know, I know, I know it sounds crazy!  Take a breathe and release your puckered balloon knot for a minute and let me explain.  What I am about to […]
January 1, 2020

CGP Ep320 Al Vermeil Masterclass in Strength

Al Vermeil Strength and Conditioning
December 24, 2019

CGP Ep319 2019 Holiday Special

To all my Glisten’s around the globe….Happy Holidays! This annual Holiday Special is my way of sharing a Christmas Cheer with all of you. Every week we get to enjoy a coffee together but during the Holiday season my good friend Santa puts a little something special in my mug! I wish you all a […]
December 18, 2019

CGP Ep318 2020 Vision on the Year Ahead!

You have your sights clearly set on the year ahead and what you want to accomplish in 2020. I get it! But if you really want to make 2020 a year to remember you need to spend the next few weeks reflecting on 2019. Self reflection on your career, relationships, self care and spirituality will […]
December 11, 2019

CGP Ep317 Put Your Body inTENSION

Last week was all about the mind so this week I focused on the physiological response the body has when we apply tension. I offer up a simple way of understanding muscle contractions and how they apply to different training techniques and exercises. We go DEEP inside the tissues that we put inTENSION during our […]
December 6, 2019

CGP Ep316 #DreamBIG INtention inTENSION

I challenge you all this month to take some time in-front of the mirror. Introspection into the person you were this year and the person you want to be in 2020. To make change you need to add tension to the areas of your life that don’t match the person you want to be. Comfort does not create adaptation. You need to get uncomfortable! To create uncomfortableness requires you to set an INtention to stay inTENSION till your goals are met!
November 20, 2019

CGP Ep315 Performance Training 1,2,3

5, 6, 7, 8…. What ever happened to 1, 2, 3? Pushing the boundaries of progressive training has created some amazingly complex exercises and techniques. This is all fine and dandy as long as they are layered on top of a solid foundation of form, technique and fundamentals. You want to perform level 5 exercises? […]
November 13, 2019

CGP Ep314 Eric Cressey Talking Shoulders & Modern Baseball

Eric Cressey is one of the most influential performance coaches in not only MLB Baseball but all of professional sports. In this epic episode we go DEEP into the murky waters of baseball’s old school vs new school conditioning debate. So if you are still weighting bats, icing after a few innings or using Therabands to […]
November 6, 2019

CGP Ep313 #DreamBIG $$Money$$

Money doesn’t buy happiness, fulfillment or joy. So why do we sacrifice the things that DO give us happiness, joy and fulfilment in the pursuit of moving the decimal places in our bank accounts? We live in a world of instant gratification at the expense of future hardship. We go in debt for things that […]
October 30, 2019

CGP Ep312 Back Squat vs Front Squat vs Satan

If you thought the Bench Press was the only exercise designed by the Devil, you are wrong! In fact Satan first came up with the back squat! True story! To hear how the back squat caused countless back injuries, wars and genocide you need to listen to this episode. Or just front squat and pretend […]
October 23, 2019

CGP Ep311 The Bench Press Was Created By The Devil

The bench press was created by the Devil. This isn’t my opinion, it is a fact! For some reason there are still fitness coaches and athletes that hold on to this archaic exercise and hold it up as the gold standard for press strength and power. Have we not learnt from the demise of the […]
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