In our next episode of the Little Fish Podcast, Dr Peter Brukner sits down with us, team doctor to some of the world’s most elite sporting people and teams including the Australian Olympic team, Collingwood FC and Melbourne FC in the AFL, and Liverpool in the English premier league.

Being one of the most respected leaders in sports medicine all around the globe, Dr Peter Brukner has been awarded the Order of Australia Medal for his service.

He talks about sports in the ‘good old days’ and what makes good players great.
Dr Peter Brukner also shares why we’ve been wrong about good nutrition for over 50 years and the simple secrets to losing weight.

Timestamps

1:23 Introduction
12:54 Good People Are The Key
16:49 Leadership Culture
20:22 Self Belief
22:11 Why Liverpool Failed
23:16 Build an Attractive Culture
24:37 Always Hire Good People
28:17 Talent VS Skill
32:43 Volunteering Made My Career
37:19 What Culture Means To Me
42:01 Sports In ‘The Good Old Days’
47:59 Are The Olympics Worth It?
50:37 Comfort Zones
59:25 Nutrition
01:01:02 The Book That Changed My Diet (and my life)
1:07:25 Sugar By Half: My Passion Now

Guest Intro

Now guys… Today’s guest has been sitting at the very top of the Australian sporting landscape for decades.

He has rubbed shoulders and shared the locker room as the team doctor for some of the world’s most elite sporting people and teams.

Including, pretty much every Australian national and even Olympic sporting team from swimming, hockey, athletics, soccer, and cricket…. you name it.

His career has taken him from Collingwood FC/Melbourne FC football clubs in the AFL to Liverpool in the English premier league.

He is one of the most respected leaders in sports medicine all around the globe, having co-authored, of what is regarded as the ‘bible’ of sports medicine.

And to top it all off he has been awarded the Order of Australia Medal for his service to sports medicine.

I don’t think we get any bigger guys…

Give it up for Dr Peter Brukner.

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