travis mathew

October 19, 2021

CGP Ep415 Weight Loss & Body Composition

Does your weight really matter? Im sure you have had times in your life where you looked great even though the scale said you are 3lbs over and other times that it says you lost 5lbs and you look like shit! Its all about body composition people! How do you measure yourself? Scale? Tape measure? […]
October 13, 2021

CGP Ep414 Comedy of Errors Leads to Success

I love it when people ask me how I became a stand up comic? The same way I became a collegiate athlete and an entrepreneur! Mix passion, consistent unmatched work ethic with a set of cojones and you have all the ingredients to accomplish pretty much anything in life. The cool thing is that all […]
October 7, 2021

CGP Ep 413 Getting Cut from Peleton

Getting cut can be the best thing that ever happens to you. Making the team may feel good but in the long run it teaches you nothing. If you have never been cut you have never pushed your potential. The lessons I have learnt from losing have made me the winner I am today. And […]
September 24, 2021

CGP Ep411 Performance Guru Greg Redman

My pal Greg Redman @wavephysio and I go DEEP on this week’s pod. What do we go DEEP on? Screening Olympic athletes and the tweaks that are made to their programs based on those findings. What is really important to performance for our high performance athletes and what you should be doing in your “middle […]
September 15, 2021

CGP Ep410 Testing Part Deux

This topic needed 2 parts to break it down fully. Part 1 we went into the “why” and formulated some context for the conversation about testing. We discussed the key elements that I test for and what we are specifically looking at. We discussed tools for measuring and whether or not they need to be […]
September 8, 2021

CGP Ep409 Testing for High Performance Athletes Part 1

The start of the 2022 PGATour, NFL, NHL and NBA are just around the corner. This means it is time to test our professional athletes and get a baseline for the year. Testing lets us know where the athlete stands on a functional movement level, strength and power outputs, neuromuscular function and readiness to compete. […]
September 2, 2021

CGP Ep408 Checklist What WONT U Stand For?

Most people know what they want and what they stand for. But how many of you are crystal clear on what you WONT stand for? I write out my weekly checklist every Monday morning and at the top of each page I write what I stand for and even more importantly what I WONT stand […]
August 20, 2021

CGP Ep406 S.P.A.C.E Golf’s Final Frontier

My mentor Dave Phillips @mytpidave shared with me the concept of SPACE. Dave said every golfer, and every athlete for that matter, needs SPACE to be successful. SPACE is an acronym for Speed-Power-Accuracy-Consistency-Effeciency. Each of these elements are critical for success in the game of golf. Problem is, most golfers focus on 1 or 2 […]
August 12, 2021

CGP Ep405 Speed & Agility Meeting of the Minds

I just got off the @perfrom Better Meeting of the Minds Panel Webinar on the topic of Speed & Agility. It was an amazing debate with superstar co-presenters Ian Jeffreys, Bill Parisi and John Graham. We went DEEEP into the topic and I was fired up! I had too much pent up energy and in […]
August 4, 2021

CGP Ep404 Ian Jeffreys talks Speed & Agility

Ian is one of the World’s top speed and agility specialists. The first time I saw Ian speak at @perform_better Summit I knew instantly that we would be pals! Humble confidence mixed with kindness and passion. His book, Game Speed is a game changer. In this episode we talk about how agility is not what […]
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 […]
August 21, 2019

CGP Ep303 BIKES!!! Disco Spin Class to Peloton

This is another edition of The Coach experimenting with new forms of fitness. Let me start by saying I hate BIKES! I don’t own one and don’t want one. I once fell off a stationary bike. That should tell you everything. But for your edumatainment I ventured into the murky waters of Spin Class, Peloton […]
August 7, 2019

CGP Ep301 Metabolic Recovery Myths with Brandon Marcello PHD

What if I told you there is no metabolic window, lactic acid flushing is like spinning your wheels and cryotherapy is straight up cold wrong when it comes to metabolic recovery? Some of our most trusted performance techniques are standing on shaky ground. Thats what happens when you put a topic like recovery in the […]
July 31, 2019

CGP Ep300 Lessons Learnt Over 300 Episodes

Celebrating 300 weeks of podcasting gold. 300 weeks without missing an episode. That is 5.7 years of podcasting! I started this podcast Oct 30th 2013 and it has transformed my life ever since. A community of Glisteners was born and the community his strong. Built on Grass Fed Buddah in De Coffee Ova Der! I […]
July 10, 2019

CGP Ep297 Programming Your Workouts

Do you ever show up at the gym and wing it? No plan, other than sweat and get pumped? You may accomplish your goal by accident but if you just took a few minutes to plan your session you could accomplish so much more. In this episode I look at programming from the athlete’s perspective […]
July 3, 2019

CGP Ep296 Perform Better Shoulders

I feel like a weight has been lifted off my shoulders. I learned so much about shoulder health for the over head athlete this week at Perform Better and I wanted to share it with you. Yes, we get technical in this episode. Yes, I become a Humble Bee and learn from others. Yes, I […]