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Zac Cupples

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Episode 208 - Zac Cupples on What Happens in Vegas, Openness to Learning, and Life‘s Finite Timeline

The Lifestyle Chase

This is Zac Cupple’s debut on the podcast. He graduated from St. Ambrose University Doctor of Physical therapy program in 2011, completed an orthopedic residency in 2013 to attain his OCS, became a certified strength and conditioning coach that same year (CSCS), and has spent a bulk of his career studying and becoming certified in various lines of thought (Postural Restoration, FMS, SFMA, Dry Needling, Precision Nutrition, Certified Speed and Agility Coach, and many more). Zac is a deep thinker, an educator, and a seriously hard worker. We dive into everything from how to decide your direction with the information you absorb to how to make the changes you need.  We found a lot of common ground in organizational styles and the way we see life. To learn more about Zac, follow him @zaccupples or head to his website zaccupples.com for endless resources.  To learn more about Chris Liddle, your host, follow the show @thelifestylechase, follow Chris @christianliddle or head to invigoratetraining.com Be sure to check out past episodes for familiar names and intriguing conversations! The Lifestyle Chase is published in video on YouTube and in audio on all major podcast platforms. 


1 Nov 2021

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Remembering mom, Bill Hartman, life and death and much more, with Dr. Zac Cupples


Listen. Learn. Leverage. by Fractal Biomechanics is a podcast focusing on and sharing the human side of some of the best coaches and practitioners in the industry. This is the 6th episode of the podcast and the guest of the podcast is Dr. Zac Cupples, creator of Human Matrix, USA. In this episode we discuss: 1. Losing mom early in life, 2. Influence of Bill Hartman, 3. Getting fired and sour relationships, 4. Engagement and relationships, 5. Relationship with food ...and lot more. Instagram IDs: Dr. Zac Cupples: https://www.instagram.com/zaccupples/ Ankoor Bhattacharjee: https://www.instagram.com/fractal.biomechanics/ I hope you enjoy listening to the episode, as much as we did recording it. Hope you learn a thing or two from it as well. See you soon, with a new guest, with some interesting stories of his/her life. Credit: Intro and End music: Anchor. Rapid Fire music: Stay (Sting) by Otis McDonald (YouTube Music Library). --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/fractal-biomechanics/message

1hr 15mins

1 Sep 2021

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Darkside of the Movement Profession, Tim SOLO with Zac Cupples on THE Zac Cupples Show

More Train, Less Pain; Engineering the Adaptable Athlete

Michelle and Tim here! On this episode Tim flies solo AGAIN with the man, the legend, the LARGEST of Z’s, Dr. Zac Cupples. Tim and Zac discuss how improving movement options is legit, but at what cost? We know that this breathing stuff works, but are there drawbacks to this approach? Can we really make the changes “stick?” Tim and Zac also sift through, How Zac structures his own training, What's better, time management or energy management?, What is Zac’s biggest failure?, The dichotomy of the type A personality, Movement behaviors: How do we get them to "stick", The dark side of internal cueing, AND the best way to communicate effectively to clients. Get ready to enter the darkside to all this movement stuff…Subscribe, download, listen, and learn!


10 May 2021

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The Barbell Coach And Physio Podcast

Episode #24 is with physiotherapist @zaccupp. We chat with him about breathing and it’s implications for changing the way the human body functions. As always, we hope you enjoy the episode ! Thanks for your supportSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


15 Nov 2020

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S2_EP_23_Cranial Face Structures, Nasal Breathing, Orthodontics, Tongue Position, and More Unlikely Performance Limiters: Interview with Zac Cupples

Flex Diet Podcast

How Jodie avoided denturesZac’s background and how he got into this fieldWhat proper mouth structure should beThe connection between sleep and mouth structureThe connection between ADHD and other behavior issues and airwayWhat to ask for with a sleep studyAt home sleep apnea testing: Watch-PATAddressing oral posture sooner rather than laterHow much can you changeIt takes a team to be fully optimizedRecommendations on what to do and where to goIsleephst.com (hst10 - 10% discount code): get the Watch-PAT 1.zaccupples.comThis podcast is brought to you by The Flex Diet Cert. Get ono the daily newsletter to also secure your post for the next round at flexdiet.com. 

1hr 19mins

9 Nov 2020

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Episode 210: Better Movement Through Breathing with Dr. Zac Cupples

Fitness, Wellness, and Longevity

Welcome back!In today's episode I am lucky enough to sit down with movement coach and physical therapist Zac Cupples. Zac has been on my radar for the last 6 or 7 years as one of the most outspoken and positive voices in the Postural Restoration Community. Zac has been working in the fitness and wellness field for over a decade, collaborating with world renowned physical therapist Dr. Bill Hartman. Zac worked as a trainer for the NBA's Memphis Grizzlies and since leaving the NBA has pursued a career in educating personal trainers, fitness coaches, and healthcare practitioners in breathing techniques that affect that affect both the biomechanics and physiology of patients and athletes. Zac has a weekly podcast "The Movement Debrief," offers in person seminars (on hold for the rest of the year), and works with athletes, patients, and those in need of mentoring online at his zaccupples.com.Zac was kind enough to share with us some of his knowledge on breathing exercises, some chronic health problems that he sees that can be improved with simple concepts, the connection between your breathing and sleep, get back to fitness after pregnancy, restoring pelvic function, and so much more!If you like today's podcast please rate, review, subscribe and share it with your friends!

1hr 7mins

12 Aug 2020

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Episode 209: BMX Fitness Program and Zac Cupples Saves the Day

Fitness, Wellness, and Longevity

Welcome back!In today's episode, Scott shares with us his new BMX fitness program and how he created it, and Sean shares his experience working with Movement Specialist and Physical Therapist Zac Cupples. You won't want to miss this!If you like today's podcast, please subscribe, rate, review, and share it with your friends.See you next time!


5 Aug 2020

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28. Zac Cupples - Exercise vs Manual Interventions, Layers of Compensations in Human Patterns, The "Pathological" Shoulder & Pelvis, Vision Considerations, & Infrasternal Angle Shop Talk

The Pinnacle Performance Podcast

Zac Cupples is a physical therapist with experience working in NBA, private, and online settings.


3 Jul 2020

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Upper Left Performance #14 Zac Cupples - Assessing Inhalation and Exhalation Strategies, Practically Applying PRI-Related Concepts in Group Settings

Upper Left Performance

Zac Cupples is a Physical Therapist, underground MC and an all around good human being. He joins the show to discuss inhalation and exhalation biases and the strategies/structural compensations that accompany them. Then we address assessments for these patterns and the practical application of these concepts in a strength and conditioning setting.I have interacted with Zac numerous times over the past 3-4 years and his willingness to help me in my career and education have always been appreciated. His Human Matrix seminar is one of the industry’s hot tickets as he spends weekends all over the country simplifying movement for practitioners. He also works remotely with clients including myself providing solutions to achieve better performance and health for athletes and gen pop.Zac can be found on the follow platforms:IG: @zaccupplesTwitter: @ZCupplesHere are some links to his various offerings:WebsiteHuman Matrix FoundationsMovement ConsultationOnline MentoringOnline TrainingAnd finally, a few notes from the show:Drunken Turtle90-90 Hip LiftAll Fours BreathingLoserthink BookPowerlifting Article


27 Apr 2020

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Zac Cupples - Squatting, Breathing, and Sleeping

Portal Talks

Kyle Waugh PTA, CSCS, CPT and Zac Cupples PT, DPT, OCS, CSCS discuss movement variability, pain, manual techniques, squatting vs. hinging, myofunctional therapy, the worst advice he’s ever received, and much more in episode 4 of Portal PT Talks.Have an injury or a pain that won't go away?  Portal PT is here for you! We provide online physical therapy treatments from the comfort of wherever you are. Click the link below to schedule a FREE consultation!   www.portalphysicaltherapy.com We also provide online personal training and in-person training in the local Cincinnati area. Click the link below to schedule a FREE consultation!   www.waughpersonaltraining.com From our conversation, we differentiate the difference between a true squat and a hinge. Click below to see the full blog posts!   https://www.waughpersonaltraining.com...

1hr 13mins

12 Apr 2020