In this episode of the Pacey Performance Podcast, I am speaking to High-Performance Practitioner, Pierre Barrieu. Pierre was most recently the LA Galaxy as their Director of Sports Performance Director having previously worked with the US national team and FIFA as one of their world-class practitioners. Pierre is extremely passionate about a number of areas that we dissected in this episode, tapping into his vast experience in US soccer to give these topics context.

If you enjoyed this episode, you may enjoy these episodes with Martin Buchheit and Mathieu Lacome.

Hope you enjoy this episode with Pierre Barrieu.

In this episode we discussed…

  • Who is Pierre Barrieu (background, education and current role)?
  • HIIT
    • Combining SSG with running
    • Different session focuses
    • Metabolic vs neuromuscular
      • Designing sessions – the process
  • Sleep
    • Practical application of best practice
    • Technology used
    • Dealing with late night travel
      • Changing training schedule to maximise sleep
  • Recovery
    • Practical application of best practice
    • Technology used
    • Individualising methods
    • Periodising recovery?

This episode of the Pacey Performance Podcast is sponsored by Hawkin Dynamics, the team behind the worlds only wireless force plate system. Hawkin Dynamics can be found at hawkindynamics.com and you can follow them on Twitter @hawkindynamics

This episode is also sponsored by Kangatech, the world’s most advanced injury prevention platform. To find out more about Kangatech, email how@kangatech.com, visit their website at kangatech.com or check out them out on Twitter @kanga_tech.

This episode is also sponsored by IMeasureU. IMeasureU are a world leading inertial platform to precisely quantify body movement and workload metrics in the field. IMeasureU can be found at imeasureu.com and you can follow them on Twitter @imeasureu.

This episode is also sponsored by Omegawave, the only non-invasive readiness technology to assess both brain and heart. Omegawave can be found at omegawave.com and you can follow them on Twitter @omegawave.

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Enjoy

PP

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