This is Lachlan's second time on the pod but since his first appearance he has moved from GWS Giants to being High Performance Manager at Parramatta Eels in the NRL. Lachlan worked under David Joyce (another podcast guest) for a number of years at GWS Giants in AFL and has become best known for his thoughts around hamstring training and injury reduction. This article Lachlan wrote for Strength of Science may also be of value. He has also set up his own gym, Athletes Authority which we discuss in this episode of the podcast. Enjoy.
In this episode, you will learn -
- Who are Lachlan Wilmot (background, education and current role)
- Working in/building of the the GWS team
- Moving from AFL to rugby league
- Cultural changes
- Changes to practice
- Process of integration
- Approach to mitigating hamstring injury risk
- 'Proximal and distal approach'?
- Example exercises
- Programming (in the week, around games, those that haven't played etc)
- Speed training
- What you have changed over the last 2 years
- Programming & progressions
- Athletes Authority
- Use of social media for coaches
This episode of the Pacey Performance Podcast is sponsored by Vald Performance, the team behind the NordBord and the new Groinbar, a hip and groin strength measuring solution. They can be found at valdperformance.com and you can get more information on the groin bar at groinbar.com and on Twitter @groinbar.
This episode is sponsored by BLK BOX, leaders in performance training equipment & facility design. BLK BOX manufacture and distribute a full range of strength training equipment across Europe from their Headquarters in Belfast, Northern Ireland.