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AK Athlete Radio Ep0005 Rosie Mancari

AK Athlete Radio Ep0005 Rosie Mancari

Rosie Mancari is a true Alaskan. She rips on a snowboard and is in pursuit of making the upcoming Winter Olympics. We had a blast talking about snowboarding, training and what her life is like as a professional athlete.

Support Rosie! Check out her website and follow her on Instagram @rosiemancari

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[0:00] Intros

[2:30] Growing up Alaskan – snowboarding at the age of 3

[9:00] How racing all started with a boy

[14:00] Race descriptions

[20:00] Breaking down some boarder cross racing

[28:00] Competing the in the 2017 World Cup

[31:00] Learning from the Best, full throttle.

[37:00] US Snowboard Team

[39:00] What does training look like

[44:00] Crowd Funding (Rally Me) – and No we don’t actually know your IP address

[47:15] Mentality

[56:00] Travel, Race, Travel, Race

[1:00:00] Accomplishing her dream and more training talk

[1:20:00] Shoutouts!

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EP0004 – Olympian and Ironman, Pam Dreyer

EP0004 – Olympian and Ironman, Pam Dreyer

This Episode is brought to you by KINETICOACH. Custom Workout, Zero Excuses.

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AK ATHLETE welcomes our first Olympian to the show – 2006 Bronze Medalist Pam Dreyer. Pam grew up a hockey player, and from 10 years old knew she would go to the Olympics. Similar to last weeks guest she has fallen prey to the triathlon addiction. Listen in as we discuss her Olympic and IronMan experience. If you ever struggle with your mental game, Pam is a must listen – she is a tough cookie!

If you are in need of a Health Coach, or want more information on her company Epic Evolution contact her at 907-230-8388

We just got new equipment! Bear with us until Episode 5, then we will surely be music to your ears.

[0:00] Intros/AK ATHLETE Programming and

[5:30] AK Athlete’s first Olympian. Recovery from Lake Placid IronMan

[9:30] A big 2017 race season for Pam!

[13:20] Where it all started. Hockey talk.

[15:00] Mental toughness and Pam’s routine

[18:30] College Hockey at Brown

[25:30] Transition into the Olympics

[33:00] Blowing out her shoulder and the comeback

[47:00] The emotions behind wining an Olympic Medal

[49:15] What do you do after the Olympics

[51:40] Transition into endurance activities

[1:00:00] Learning to swim for a Triathlon

[1:09:00] Challenges of training in the Arctic – in a 12meter pool!

[1:14:00] What is on the Horizon in 2018

[1:18:50] Nutrition during the long races

[1:31:00] EPIC EVOLUTION – Pam’s health coaching company, inspiring people to health.

Don’t forget to check out our website, www.akathlete.com for more information on programming, upcoming community workouts and resources to improve your performance. This is Phase 2 of our Prep cycle for our endurance programming – come get strong and go long!

AK Athlete Radio EP0003 – Conor Deal

AK Athlete Radio EP0003 – Conor Deal

Conor Deal is crushing it right now. Placing 10th at the Alaska Man Extreme Triathlon and 26th at Mount Marathon he is the real.…Deal. Fostering his athletic talent Conor has turned his skills to mountain running and triathlons. Catch him out running, working his own business, or chugging coffee – or being the first dude on the podcast!

If you need some grass cut, make sure you support Conor – Real Deal’s Lawn Care

This Episode is brought to you by KINETICOACH. Custom Workout, Zero Excuses.

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[0:00] Intros

[3:30] Lost lake race review – running so fast he broke his shoelaces

[6:00] Ironman and Triathlon Distances Review

[11:30] Why did Conor sign up for Alaska Man

[15:45] Swim Review. Cold, cold water.

[19:20] “Once we started, it was nice”

[24:00] Transition 1 – Thawing and Eating

[26:00] Bike review – Secret Nutrition – Do Nut miss this part

[37:00] Friendly Faces at T2

[41:00] Running 6:30’/mile during a marathon

[43:00] Climbing a mountain at the end of a marathon (twice). Meeting that dark place

[47:00] Classic Rock and Support Crew saves the day

[52:30] Pushing to the finish

[1:00:00] Training this year – Heart rate based training leading to PRs all round

[1:05:00} Transition to Endurance – Trust the process

[1:08:30] Consistency and Mobility

[1:14:00] Conor’s life.

We just got new equipment! Bear with us until Episode 5, then we will surely be music to your ears.

Don’t forget to check out our website, www.akathlete.com for more information on programming, upcoming community workouts and resources to improve your performance. This is week 3 of our multi-sport endurance programming – come get strong and go long!

AK ATHLETE RADIO EP0002 – Tiffiny Wohlers

AK ATHLETE RADIO EP0002 – Tiffiny Wohlers

For our second episode of AK ATHLETE Radio we welcome Tiffiny Wohlers. A powerlifter turned Olympic weightlifter, Tiffiny recently won the American Open Series 2 and placed 5th at the USAW National Championships. Tiffiny is on a roll and has her eyes set on American records and beyond.

This podcast episode is brought to you by KINETICOACH. Custom Workouts, Zero Excuses. https://www.kineticoach.com/

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[0:00] Intro

[2:30] Weightlifting Community in Alaska

[4:00] How CrossFit started it all

[5:30] Powerlifting vs. Weightlifting and crossing over

[10:30] Making gains – where does it come from? Cant sweat the technique

[15:00] Seeking out American Records

[16:00] Athletic Background

[21:00] Turning IF’s into What’s next

[25:00] Weightlifting talk – gamesmanship, strategy, and meet performance

[27:40] Dealing with pressure and performance as a new up and coming lifter

[33:15] Missing lifts

[35:00] What Tiffiny is doing for training

[41:00] Working a full time job and training

[42:30] Mobility and Recovery

[46:00] Nutrition

[56:00] What drives her, importance of a support group, how to push through

Don’t forget to check out our website www.akathlete.com for more information on our Lavaman and Gold Nugget programs, multi-sport endurance programming, upcoming community workouts and resources to improve your performance.

AK ATHLETE Radio EP0001 – Meredith Noble

AK ATHLETE Radio EP0001 – Meredith Noble

For our first episode of AK ATHLETE Radio we welcome Meredith Noble. Recently Meredith won the Soggy Bottom 110mile mountain bike race and kicks butt both in training and in life. Whether it is dialing in the details that go into training or building herself up as entrepreneur she is a must listen and a perfect first guest.

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0:00 Intro / AK Athlete programming

1:30 How ranching and tragedy can shape an athlete

5:00 How personality drives your choice of sports

8:00 The challenges of saying NO when training

9:45 What is the Soggy Bottom? Lesson learned – Never turn down bacon and tequila

12:00 Going from 21 miles to 110

16:30 Taking yourself too seriously, how to manage self inflicted expectations

“Its a long day to be in the Saddle to not be having fun” – Kay Sind

21:00 Race highlights

25:00 What does training look like

30:00 Injuries Suck – working and training around them

36:00 Knowing your body. Dialing in training through paying attention to the details

45:30 Balancing work and training.

51:30 Food and Diet – Secret breakfast recipe for performance

55:30 Fueling for endurance activities

1:00:30 Advice for others

1:02:30 future goals

1:05:00 Entrepreneur on fire!

Check out Meredith on Instagram @meredith.noble and www.alaskamovement.com and plan on joining her for Bacon Fest!

Here are the Podcasts she recommends:

  • AK ATHLETE RADIO (we think at least)
  • How I built this
  • Masters of Scale
  • The Pitch
  • HBR Ideacast

Don’t forget to check out our website, www.akathlete.com for more information on programming, upcoming community workouts and resources to improve your performance.