The Injured to Elite Podcast

The Injured to Elite Podcast

Author of Injured to Elite, gets deeper than just the training room, weight room, and physical therapy clinic, while you learn how to connect the mind, body, and spirit to achieve elite performance especially in times of physical challenges. Hosted by Dr. David Meyer PT, DPT Sports and Mental Performance Physical Therapist. Through his time served as the Rehabilitation and Medical Coordinator for the St. Louis Cardinals and the many other parts of his professional and personal journey in the world of Sports and Mental Performance, David discusses the most relevant topics to your performance. We cut past the fluff coming from an authentic and passionate place alongside the many great guests of the show that have made a dent in the world of Performance.

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September 19, 2022 16 min

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If I had a dollar for everyone that has said that they can't just seem to sit down and clear their thoughts to meditate, I might retire! Mainly because I was the one saying it in my own head so many times before 2017...Let me share with you how I solved that problem.

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I was asked a great question during my masterclass on September 7th which was "How do you approach someone who is refusing help?" The question inspired this episode taking it e...

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In this episode returning guest from episode # 5 and episode #31 Major League Baseball Left Handed Pitcher Ryan Sherriff takes the mic as host and I take the hot seat. Ryan gets right into it and puts me on the spot 😅 Later in the episode he ...

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Solo episode sharing the story behind Athlete Zero. This is the professional athlete I was working with that changed my approach  in sports rehab forever. Cue in a mental approach...I talk a lot about time zero the first moments after injury where no...

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This solo episode builds off of the last episode # 86 taking the 6 core values for living and playing with IMPACT and putting them into an ordered and specific approach that allows us to build a process to achieve our high performance goals.

I am calling this approach "A 3 P Algorithm" for success.

Today's Acronym is "APPA"

  • A = Awarness
  • P = Purpose 
  • P = Perspective
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    Happy V-Day! In this episode I share with you 6 very important core values that will allow you lead a life with impact and just so happen to make up the word itself.. My mission statement in 2022 is “To serve as a leading example of mental and physical growth, while facilitating it for others to live with impact”. Today you will hear practical examples to use for each core value in the word im...

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    On this episode I share a recent professional work update along with an interview of me on an episode originally recorded for the podcast "What the Func*!?" hosted by Laura Schein and Clayton Farris as we discuss the mental approach I have discovered for physical rehabilitation.

    We covered…

    ✅ Time Zero
    ✅ A background on my mental approach
    ✅ Leaning into thoughts, emotions, and physiology
    ✅ How to live with nagging pain that doe...

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    Happy New Year and a Warm Welcome Episode into 2022! This year I am challenging all of you to find comfort in uncomfortable situations and that is exactly what this episode is all about as we reflect on 2021 and set our intention going forward.

    Enjoy Episode # 84!

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    Happy Holidays!  Sometimes the fundamentals are glossed over on dealing with physical injuries. Mark Salamon joins on this episode to discuss his book "Does it Hurt When I Do This? An Irreverent Guide to Understanding Injury Prevention and Rehabilitation".

    Mark Salamon is a physical therapist at Coordinated Health in Allentown, Pennsylvania. For twenty-five years he has taught young at...

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    November 15, 2021 17 min

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    Stuck in your feelings, in a rut, or lost? This week remember these 2 VITAL principles for your mental and physical performance related goals…

    1️⃣  Actions Come Before Feelings
    2️⃣  You Know What You Need to Do

    You know what is next…

    Have an amazing week! 🙏

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    Enjoy Episode # 82!

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    In this solo episode I share with you a section presented to a major Division 1 Collegiate Athletic Program, from my virtual Injured to Elite Masterclass Program.

    In the first few modules I cover "Time Zero" and "Pain Science" in order to better help guide those first moments after injury or your low point as a high performer. These can be some ...

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    Kate Eckman is the author of The Full Spirit Workout: A Ten-Step System to Shed Your Self-Doubt, Strengthen Your Spiritual Core, and Create a Fun and Fulfilling Life. She is a broadcast journalist and TV personality who brings her expertise in communications, performance, and mindfulness to her practice as a success coach for business leaders and athletes. She ...

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    Dave Pearson PT, DPT, MSESS, LAT, ATC, CSCS is the former Rehab Coordinator for the New York Mets for around a decade who is now working with the air-force in special operations. Dave and I met when I was working for the St. Louis Cardinals just down the road from him at the time while he was with the Mets in Port St. Lucie based out of the team's respectiv...

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    Mental toughness seems to have been preached and praised to athletes as long as athletes have competed...But the problem lies when already "mentally tough" athletes find themselves broken (mentally and physically) after injury. This is where I believe embracing vulnerability can shine. Cue in the work I have discovered by Dr. Brené Brown, world renowned...

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    Former Major League Baseball Player Jordan Schafer is a former big league outfielder and left handed pitcher 2 way guy  that shares his journey through injury, mental health battles, transitions as pro athlete, and overall what he regrets most...

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    Are you constantly swinging for the fences? Your plate approach in rehab matters...Joined by performance coach John Denney, this episode completes the last of the 3 questions to ask yourself in order to overcome your daily freakout moment. “What is the right hit for the situation you are in?” When we come from a place of feeling like we NEED to get that big hit...

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    A simple process always beats a complicated one...

    Asking Yourself the Question "If It Were Easy, What Would It Look Like" can change everything, including your Injured to Elite rehab journey. Special shout out to Pat Flynn who inspired me to utilize this question which was originally posed to him by Tim Ferris, author of The 4 Hour Work Week. You can c...

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    September 6, 2021 18 min

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    In this episode we talk about a very important question to ask yourself after "Time Zero" when going through your "daily freakout" which is "What are you going to talk about for a long time." Featured in this is John Denney from episode #2 of The Injured to Elite Podcast where he shares his approach to discovering purpose.

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    August 30, 2021 45 min

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    This week's show is a highlight episode which features 3  unreal comeback stories that have came onto Injured to Elite!

    Featured in this episode is

    Ryan Sherriff LHP with the Tampa Bay Rays
    Original Episode from #31 on ITE  
    Follow Ryan on Instagram @KINGSHERRIFF
    Resource we mention: www.thetoolsbook.com to learn more 

    Mateo Difontaine (DJ Mateo)
    Original Epi...

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    In this solo episode during the "Dog Days of August" I discuss the 3 questions to ask yourself in order to overcome your daily "freakout" moments that many (including myself) experience. The daily freakout is that moment in the day where we tend to question everything...Am I on the right track? Will this pain ever go away? What the heck am I doi...

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