3. Sleep Basics

Date: September 11, 2020

Sleep.  It seems so simple, but sleep is often an overlooked determinant of health and performance.  The recognition of this importance is growing, and for some, the pendulum may have even swung too far the other way.  In episode 3 of this season on The Podium, we dig into the science of sleep, how it […]

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1. Heart Rate Variability (HRV)

Date: September 11, 2020

Heart Rate Variability (or “HRV”) is the metric which elite athletes are following daily to assess their recovery and plan their daily training.  The science around HRV dates back many decades, but only recently has this become something we can all easily measure.  Whether you are aiming to compete at the highest level or simply […]

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4. Caffeine as a Performance Aid

Date: September 11, 2020

Caffeine is the most frequently consumed psycho-active substance in the world.  It has been studied for decades, and it’s benefit for sports performance is well-documented.  Even so, few understand the pros and cons of using caffeine for performance.  We’ll dig into the science and help you understand how your cup of coffee may positively impact […]

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Listener Q&A

Date: October 11, 2021

Dr. Sprouse and Patrick sit down for our first ever listener Q&A episode!

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