Building Your High Performance Support Team

Date: February 26, 2024

Assembling a top-notch support team is essential for peak performance. Join hosts Dr. Kevin Sprouse and Patrick Morris as they break down the key components of a high-performance team, from coaches and physical therapists to doctors and mental performance coaches. At the heart of the discussion, Kevin and Patrick emphasize the importance of establishing relationships […]

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Endurance Training Principles with Robbie Ventura

Date: February 12, 2024

How can you get the most out of your training without overcooking yourself before your big event? Robbie Ventura, former professional cyclist turned endurance coach, joins Dr. Kevin Sprouse to discuss the delicate balance of building fitness while maintaining freshness through periodization, intensity management, monitoring recovery, and developing a comprehensive race strategy. Robbie talks through how […]

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The Ideal Day Template for High Performance

Date: January 29, 2024

Is there an “ideal day” to set you up for peak performance? Hosts Dr. Kevin Sprouse and Patrick Morris outline a daily template focused on recovery, nutrition, workouts and lifestyle habits particularly tailored for professional athletes seeking those incremental gains. Learn why prioritizing our well-being can help us navigate through our day-to-day activities with greater […]

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Athlete Nutrition and Physiology with Dr. Trent Stellingwerff

Date: January 15, 2024

Looking for an evidence-based guide to macronutrients and other fueling best practices? You’re in the right spot. Dr. Kevin Sprouse sat down with Dr. Trent Stellingwerff, the Director of Innovation and Research at the Canadian Sport Institute Pacific, to talk about optimal nutrition and physiology for athletes. They break down macronutrient intake, with a special […]

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How to Build a Balanced Exercise Routine in the New Year

Date: January 2, 2024

Ever wondered why traditional New Year’s resolutions might be holding you back? Dr. Kevin Sprouse and Patrick Morris challenge the status quo, offering a fresh perspective on goal-setting. Learn why the mantra of “move slow and long, fast and short, and lift heavy stuff” will elevate your overall health and fitness. The key? Crafting a […]

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Navigating Cold and Flu Season: Strategies for Health and Athletic Performance

Date: November 28, 2023

As winter approaches, the risk of illnesses rises, fueled by increased indoor exposure and lowered immunity. Patrick Morris and Dr. Kevin Sprouse share practical strategies to optimize health during the challenging cold and flu season. Find out why good hygiene practices and nutritional choices play pivotal roles in prevention, along with the importance of staying […]

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Breathing for Performance with Mike Watts

Date: November 13, 2023

When it comes to optimizing daily routines, breathwork is key. As part of his philosophy and methodology, Mike Watts understands the importance of functional breathing and its impact of recovery and performance. In this episode, Mike sits down with Patrick Morris and Dr. Kevin Sprouse to dissect breathing patterns through the lens of performance. Watts […]

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The 2023 Podium Podcast Holiday Gift Guide

Date: December 11, 2023

What do a moccamaster, sauna, air quality monitor, and the Morris Perfromance Newsletter all have in common? They are all on this year’s Podium Podcast Holiday Gift Guide! Dr. Sprouse and Patrick are back with some great gift ideas for your training partner, special someone, or even yourself! They have broken the gifts up into categories ranging […]

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Foundation Series: Recap Q&A

Date: October 30, 2023

From exercise and training, to sleep and nutrition, Patrick Morris and Dr. Kevin Sprouse have covered it all in the Foundation Series. In this episode, they answer burning questions from our listeners to fill in any gaps in your training. Patrick and Dr. Sprouse discuss fueling strategies tailored for endurance athletes, the intricacies of periodizing […]

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Foundation Series: Nutrition

Date: October 16, 2023

What role does nutrition play in creating a solid performance foundation? The answer might be more complex than you think. Hosts Dr. Kevin Sprouse and Patrick Morris tackle the essential metrics used in nutritional scoring, from calorie balance and protein intake to fiber consumption and Omega-3 levels assessed through the Omega-3 index test. They also […]

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