Zelos Podcast
Zelos Podcast
Rocky Snyder
The Zelos Podcast is all about the "Pros behind the Pros." Each weekly episode is an exploratory interview with the world's leading experts in strength & conditioning, sport coaching, physical therapy, and athletic training. Hear how these professionals keep athletes in peak performance in the NFL, MLB, NHL, NBA, MLS, and other elite level sports leagues worldwide. The host of Zelos is internationally recognized movement specialist and master trainer Rocky Snyder, CSCS. Episodes air every Monday at 9am EST / 6am PST. www.rockysnyder.com
S6:E11 Lance Walker & Michael Johnson Performance
Rock talks to Lance Walker, MS - former Asst. Strength Coach of the Dallas Cowboys, Global Director of Performance for Michael Johnson Performance and Perform Better presenter. TIME STAMPS 1:00 Perform Better 3-Day Summit 2:30 What is Lance exploring 9:00 Winning recipe for success 14:00 Innovation of conditioning 26:00 A place for corrective exercise 29:30 Big rocks 34:00 The golden hammer 38:00 Early days of functional training 44:30 Private sector versus world of academia 47:00 Future of college athletes GET TO KNOW LANCE WALKER MJP: https://michaeljohnsonperformance.com/training-staff/lance-walker/ LINKEDIN: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lance-walker-44072216/ GET TO KNOW ROCKY SNYDER MEET: Visit the Rocky's online headquarters: RockySnyder.com  READ: Grab a copy of his new "Return to Center" book: ReturntoCtr.com  INSTA: Instagram fan, check him out at https://www.instagram.com/rocky_snyder/ FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/rocky.snyder.77 LINKEDIN: https://www.linkedin.com/in/rocky-snyder-cscs-cafs-nsca-cpt-a77a091/  TRAIN WITH ROCKY WORKOUT: Want to meet Rocky and get a private workout: https://rockysfitnesscenter.com/ INSTA: https://www.instagram.com/rockysfitnesssc/ FACEBOOK: Facebook.com/RockysFitnessCenter
May 23
53 min
S6:E10 Frank Velasquez, Perform Better Presenter, Allegheny Health Network Sports Performance
Rock talks with fellow Perform Better presenter, Frank Velasquez, head of Sports Performance for the Allegheny Health Network. TIME STAMPS: 0:30 Intro to posture-based strength training 6:00 Beginning to see the bigger picture of human movement 9:00 Focusing on the posterior chain and imbalances 13:45 Things about posture you can’t unsee 17:00 Harnessing the sling effect 18:45 What a posture assessment reveals 27:00 Assessing movement 30:00 Allegheny Health Network 32:30 Frank’s toolbox 36:00 Hunting down the problem 39:00 Client stories GET TO KNOW FRANK VELASQUEZ TWITTER: https://twitter.com/frankv1010?lang=en FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/frank.velasquez.503 ALLEGHENY HEALTH NETWORK: https://www.ahn.org/services/sports-medicine-and-performance/services/sports-performance GET TO KNOW ROCKY SNYDER MEET: Visit the Rocky's online headquarters: RockySnyder.com READ: Grab a copy of his new "Return to Center" book: ReturntoCtr.com INSTA: Instagram fan, check him out at https://www.instagram.com/rocky_snyder/ FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/rocky.snyder.77 LINKEDIN: https://www.linkedin.com/in/rocky-snyder-cscs-cafs-nsca-cpt-a77a091/ TRAIN WITH ROCKY WORKOUT: Want to meet Rocky and get a private workout: https://rockysfitnesscenter.com/ INSTA: https://www.instagram.com/rockysfitnesssc/ FACEBOOK: Facebook.com/RockysFitnessCenter
May 16
49 min
S6:E9 Dr. Don Dudley & Buffalo Sabres
Rock talks chiropractic care and ART with Dr. Don Dudley, the Buffalo Sabres chiropractor.   TIME STAMPS  0:30 Getting into chiropractic care  3:30 Chiropractors in Pro sports  8:00 What’s in Dr. Dudley’s toolbox?  10:30 Fitting into the team  14:00 Conflict between strength exercises and joint centration  20:00 Communicating within the team  22:00 Common imbalances and compensations in NHL players  26:15 Do hockey sticks and skates encourage compensation?  31:30 When to make corrections  35:30 Frequency of seeing players  37:00 Addressing adductor strains in NHL players  41:45 Traveling with the team   GET TO KNOW DR. DON DUDLEY  LINKEDIN: https://www.linkedin.com/in/dr-donald-dudley-ccsp-cscs-pes-art-5057b14/  BUFFALO SABRES: https://www.nhl.com/sabres   GET TO KNOW ROCKY SNYDER MEET: Visit the Rocky's online headquarters: RockySnyder.com  READ: Grab a copy of his new "Return to Center" book: ReturntoCtr.com  INSTA: Instagram fan, check him out at https://www.instagram.com/rocky_snyder/  FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/rocky.snyder.77  LINKEDIN: https://www.linkedin.com/in/rocky-snyder-cscs-cafs-nsca-cpt-a77a091/   TRAIN WITH ROCKY WORKOUT: Want to meet Rocky and get a private workout: https://rockysfitnesscenter.com/  INSTA: https://www.instagram.com/rockysfitnesssc/  FACEBOOK: Facebook.com/RockysFitnessCenter
May 9
45 min
S6:E8 Bill Burniston & Carolina Hurricanes
Rock talks with Bill Burniston, Head Strength Coach for the NHL's Carolina Hurricanes. Please subscribe!   TIME STAMPS  0:30 Writing a dissertation  3:45 Bill Burniston’s path to the Carolina Hurricanes  18:30 What level is too low to work with  24:00 The title of Strength Coach  26:30 Multicultural make up of the NHL  32:00 Breaking down program design  37:00 Hurricanes warm up drills  41:00 Measuring work load  45:00 Fascia training the Carolina Hurricanes  53:00 Avenues of learning Bill is taking   GET TO KNOW BILL BURNISTON  LINKEDIN: https://www.linkedin.com/in/bill-burniston-41893826/ HURRICANES: https://www.nhl.com/hurricanes/  GET TO KNOW ROCKY SNYDER MEET: Visit the Rocky's online headquarters: RockySnyder.com  READ: Grab a copy of his new "Return to Center" book: ReturntoCtr.com  INSTA: Instagram fan, check him out at https://www.instagram.com/rocky_snyder/ FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/rocky.snyder.77 LINKEDIN: https://www.linkedin.com/in/rocky-snyder-cscs-cafs-nsca-cpt-a77a091/  TRAIN WITH ROCK: Want to meet Rocky and get a private workout: https://rfcsantacruz.com/ INSTA: https://www.instagram.com/rockysfitnesssc/ FACEBOOK: Facebook.com/RockysFitnessCenter
May 2
57 min
S6:E7 Ryan Thamm & Miami FC
Rock talks soccer conditioning with Ryan Thamm, the Head of Performance and Assistant Coach of the Miami Football Club.   TIME STAMPS  1:00 Going from Alaska to Miami  4:30 Football in Wales  10:30 Back to the states  22:00 Blending tactical insight with strength & conditioning  24:00 Dealing with injuries  30:00 An acceptable range of asymmetry  37:00 Licenses and certification Ryan wants to seek  41:00 What keeps him going   GET TO KNOW RYAN THAMM  LINKEDIN: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ryanthamm23/ INSTA: https://www.instagram.com/thammnation/ Miami FC: https://www.miamifc.com/  GET TO KNOW ROCKY SNYDER  MEET: Visit the Rocky's online headquarters: RockySnyder.com  READ: Grab a copy of his new "Return to Center" book: ReturntoCtr.com  INSTA: Instagram fan, check him out at https://www.instagram.com/rocky_snyder/ FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/rocky.snyder.77 LINKEDIN: https://www.linkedin.com/in/rocky-snyder-cscs-cafs-nsca-cpt-a77a091/  TRAIN WITH ROCKY WORKOUT: Want to meet Rocky and get a private workout: https://rfcsantacruz.com/ INSTA: https://www.instagram.com/rockysfitnesssc/ FACEBOOK: Facebook.com/RockysFitnessCenter
Apr 25
45 min
S6:E6 Sam Joyce & Detroit City FC
Rock talks to San Joyce, Head of Physical Performance for the Detroit City Football Club.    TIME STAMPS  1:00 Leicester City 2014  2:30 Detroit’s soccer fandom  4:00 Sam’s path to strength & conditioning  6:00 Lessons learned with Nottingham FC  8:00 Working with youth academy athletes  11:00 LTAD  14:00 Testing/assessing athletes  20:00 Challenges with a developing multicultural team  23:00 Lifts and plyometrics for soccer players  29:00 Determining when players are ready to return to play  33:00 Diplomacy of changing existing programs  40:00 What Sam looks for during a match  44:40 Periodizing during the season  49:00 How to follow Sam   GET TO KNOW SAM JOYCE  MEET: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sam-joyce-64476836/ Detroit City FC: https://www.detcityfc.com/ GET TO KNOW ROCKY SNYDER MEET: Visit the Rocky's online headquarters: www.RockySnyder.com READ: Grab a copy of his new "Return to Center" book: www.ReturntoCtr.com INSTA: Instagram fan, check him out at https://www.instagram.com/rocky_snyder/ FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/rocky.snyder.77 LINKEDIN: https://www.linkedin.com/in/rocky-snyder-cscs-cafs-nsca-cpt-a77a091/ TRAIN WITH ROCKY WORKOUT: Want to meet Rocky and get a private workout: https://rockysfitnesscenter.com/ INSTA: https://www.instagram.com/rockysfitnesssc/ FACEBOOK: Facebook.com/RockysFitnessCenter
Apr 18
52 min
S6:E5 Cal Dietz, USA Hockey & RPR
Rock talks with Cal Dietz, Strength & Conditioning Coach for the University of Minnesota and the US Men's and Women's Olympic Hockey teams. Cal is also the originator of Triphasic training and Reflexive Performance Reset. Be sure to enjoy, follow, and subscribe.  TIME STAMPS  1:00 Starting at the University of Minnesota  6:30 Training the USA Men’s and Women’s Hockey Teams  12:00 Testing and retesting athletes and breaking away from the periodization model  17:00 What has influenced Cal over the years  19:45 The GOAT Drill  27:00 Improving running form without coaching cues  31:00 Hunting down the solution and not the symptom  34:00 Reflexive Performance Reset (RPR)  44:15 Cal’s epiphanies   GET TO KNOW CAL DIETZ  MEET: https://www.linkedin.com/in/cal-dietz-71b06b2/ INSTA: https://www.instagram.com/cal.dietz/ TRIPHASIC TRAINING: http://triphasictraining.com/ RPR: https://www.reflexiveperformance.com/ GET TO KNOW ROCKY SNYDER MEET: Visit the Rocky's online headquarters: www.RockySnyder.com READ: Grab a copy of his new "Return to Center" book: www.ReturntoCtr.com INSTA: Instagram fan, check him out at https://www.instagram.com/rocky_snyder/ FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/rocky.snyder.77 LINKEDIN: https://www.linkedin.com/in/rocky-snyder-cscs-cafs-nsca-cpt-a77a091/ TRAIN WITH ROCKY WORKOUT: Want to meet Rocky and get a private workout: https://rockysfitnesscenter.com/ INSTA: https://www.instagram.com/rockysfitnesssc/ FACEBOOK: Facebook.com/RockysFitnessCenter
Apr 11
56 min
S6:E4 Todd Wright & LA Clippers
Rock talks with Todd Wright, Vice President of Player Performance for the Los Angeles Clippers. Be sure to subscribe to our weekly podcasts.   TIME STAMPS  :30 Todd Wright & Perform Better  4:00 Todd’s time with Dr. Gary Gray   8:00 Transitioning into the VP of Player Performance  11:10 Key ingredients for returning injured players to play  21:30 Manual therapy for the athletes  25:00 How has Todd’s knowledge affected his exercise selection  34:30 Omnidirectional training and tools of the trade  38:00 How Todd assesses his NBA athletes  43:30 Hands on vs hands off as performance specialists  48:00 VP of Player Performance   GET TO KNOW TODD WRIGHT  INSTA: https://www.instagram.com/toddwright_coach/?hl=en  LINKEDIN: https://www.linkedin.com/in/todd-wright-8581626a/  CLIPPERS: https://www.nba.com/clippers/   GET TO KNOW ROCKY SNYDER  MEET: Visit the Rocky's online headquarters: www.RockySnyder.com  READ: Grab a copy of his new "Return to Center" book: www.ReturntoCtr.com  INSTA: Instagram fan, check him out at https://www.instagram.com/rocky_snyder/  FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/rocky.snyder.77  LINKEDIN: https://www.linkedin.com/in/rocky-snyder-cscs-cafs-nsca-cpt-a77a091/   TRAIN WITH ROCKY WORKOUT: Want to meet Rocky and get a private workout: https://rockysfitnesscenter.com/  INSTA: https://www.instagram.com/rockysfitnesssc/  FACEBOOK: Facebook.com/RockysFitnessCenter
Apr 4
52 min
S6:E3 Dave Hamilton & the Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Rock talks with Dave Hamilton, Director of Performance Science with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Listen in and be sure to subscribe so you don't miss each weekly episode of the Zelos podcast.   TIME STAMPS  1:00 Getting to work with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers   6:30 Sorting through all the data  10:00 The role of Director of Performance Science  16:00 Performance products that work  18:30 The challenge of getting athletes to buy in  23:30 Dealing with player turnover  25:30 Being part of a championship team  27:30 The evolution of strength & conditioning  34:45 Injury incidence rate in the NFL  39:00 Developing ideal structure in the world of performance science  46:31 Favorite time of year in the NFL   GET TO KNOW DAVE HAMILTON  MEET: https://www.linkedin.com/in/dave-hamilton-b63b1027/  BUCCANEERS: https://www.buccaneers.com/team/front-office-roster/dave-hamilton GET TO KNOW ROCKY SNYDER MEET: Visit the Rocky's online headquarters: RockySnyder.com READ: Grab a copy of his new "Return to Center" book: ReturntoCtr.com INSTA: Instagram fan, check him out at https://www.instagram.com/rocky_snyder/ FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/rocky.snyder.77 LINKEDIN: https://www.linkedin.com/in/rocky-snyder-cscs-cafs-nsca-cpt-a77a091/ TRAIN WITH ROCKY WORKOUT: Want to meet Rocky and get a private workout: https://rockysfitnesscenter.com/ INSTA: https://www.instagram.com/rockysfitnesssc/ FACEBOOK: Facebook.com/RockysFitnessCenter
Mar 28
52 min
S6:E2 Nick Winkelman & The Language of Coaching
Rock talks with Nick Winkelman,  head of athletic performance & science for the Irish Rugby Football Union, Perform Better presenter, and author of the Language of Coaching.  TIME STAMPS  1:00 The Language of Coaching  7:00 Less is more  9:30 Getting your point across with effective coaching  21:00 Building a world through coaching analogies  29:00 Trust your instincts  34:00 Cultural language differences in coaching  39:00 Getting more info from Nick Winkelman   GET TO KNOW NICK WINKELMAN  NICK'S BOOK: https://www.thelanguageofcoaching.com/  TWITTER: https://twitter.com/NickWinkelman?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor  INSTA: https://www.instagram.com/nickwinkelman/?hl=en  GET TO KNOW ROCKY SNYDER MEET: Visit the Rocky's online headquarters: RockySnyder.com  READ: Grab a copy of his new "Return to Center" book: ReturntoCtr.com  INSTA: Instagram fan, check him out at https://www.instagram.com/rocky_snyder/  FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/rocky.snyder.77  LINKEDIN: https://www.linkedin.com/in/rocky-snyder-cscs-cafs-nsca-cpt-a77a091/   TRAIN WITH ROCKY WORKOUT: Want to meet Rocky and get a private workout: https://rockysfitnesscenter.com/  INSTA: https://www.instagram.com/rockysfitnesssc/  FACEBOOK: Facebook.com/RockysFitnessCenter
Mar 21
41 min
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