Episode 43: Athletics and speed training with Jamie Martin Grace
On the most recent episode of the show Rory and Rudds are joined by Jamie Martin Grace who is one of the FFS coaching team and currently represents DSD athletics club.
Jamie runs 100m, 200m and is venturing into the world of 400m. He speaks to the guys about competing in athletics, transitioning from field based sports and gives an insight into athletics specific training and how he trains to run f...
One of the most common questions we are asked is how do you motivate yourself to train consistently?
In this episode Rory & Rudds will share with you their top tips for sustaining the motivation to train consistently.
Key areas of discussion:
1. We are not perfect
2. Identify WHY you want to train
3. Set goals that are important to you and your why
4. Set smaller behaviour goals you can control – daily, weekly and...
EPISODE 41: TRAINING & NUTRITION TIPS FOR HOLIDAYS
CHALLENGES - PRIORITIES - MINDSET
It's holiday time! Some people love holidays and some hate them but one thing is for sure, if you aren't mindful they can potentially derail your progress. The really important thing is being clear about your goals and knowing what a holiday should mean for you.
Rory and Rudds talk about their experiences, when it's good to take a break and when it's necessary to not. The guys a...
MINDSET SHIFT - BENEFITS OF PRE NATAL TRAINING - TRAINING GUIDELINES
Whats the best training whilst expecting.... “Can I do chin ups? One coach says I can deadlift, one says I can’t? I’m confused so just won’t train at all?”
If you have had these questions, or are family planning and thinking ahead then don’t worry we have you covered. During this episode Rudds and Rory were joined by coach Aoife MacNeill to share their experience i...
BATCH COOKING - ADVANTAGES OF COOKING YOURSELF - MAKE COOKING FUN
An athlete, a physiotherapist and a thriving food blog means Sinéad Delahunty is the perfect guest to talk about the importance of good nutrition in fuelling every day life for health, performance and body composition.
The inter county footballer from Tipperary grew up on a farm and a diet of home-cooked foods. While she was transitioning to life as a wor...
EPISODE 38: MARK McGROARTY - HUMAN CENTRED MOVEMENT
MOVEMENT DRILLS - WORKING PAIN FREE - TRIGGER POINTING AND STRETCHING
Rory and Rudds caught up with Mark, a "movement scientist", from Human Centred Movement to discuss all things movement based. The guys dove into general daily movement, specific mobility drills that everyone should incorporate into their daily routines. Foam rolling, trigger pointing and Functional Range Conditioning dominate the section on c...
EPISODE 37: CREATING AN ENVIRONMENT FOR PROFESSIONAL AND FITNESS GOALS
STRATEGIES IN THE WORK PLACE - SIMPLE DOESN'T MEAN EASY - SOCIAL NORMS
Office lifestyles aren't always conducive to leading a health lifestyle. Sitting for 7-9 hours per day, availability of processed foods and in office treats everyday, client entertaining and late nights in client facing industries. These are challenges that FFS' core clientele deal with on a daily basis. Strategies are ess...
TRANSITION FROM OFFICE TO GYM - CHALLENGES - ONLINE COACHING
Rory and Rudds were joined by fellow FFS Coach Craig McInerney A.K.A "Big C" this week to discuss one of the most common topics that FFS coaches are asked about: Following your passion to become a personal trainer / S&C Coach.
Craig shares his story on how he transitioned from working with companies like Microsoft and Google to a career in health and fitness. The guys...
TYPES OF STRESS - STRESS MANAGEMENT - RECOGNISE YOUR STRESSORS
In episode 35 of For Fit Sake, Rory and Rudds discuss that topic that is on everyones minds so much recently... Stress.
In a face paced lifestyle everyone is working more, pressure is higher, there is external influences such as social media that add brand new types of stress to us that people didn't have to deal with 30 years ago.
The guys chat about different types of stress, how t...
WHAT IT IS - WHY YOU SHOULD BE DOING IT - PRACTICAL RECOMMENDATIONS
Rudds has been reading again!
Rory and Rudds sit down to discuss what changes in FFS programming are happening in 2019 and why. The guys focus on unconventional training modalities and how they can help to injury proof your body. They also talk about work arounds for injured athletes and how they have seen people turn a devastating injury into a positive and i...