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AK Athlete Episode 7 – Corbyn Jahn

AK Athlete Episode 7 – Corbyn Jahn

A force to be reckoned with, Corbyn is crushing the AK race circuit. Listen is as we discus training, lifestyle and racing. Don’t miss this episode, when Corbyn blows up, you’ll know where you heard it first.

As always, check out Redox Crossfit – you need to cross train. Whether you are a casual athlete or pro, time in the gym will prevent injury and keep you going for the long game. Redox has the best equipment, qualified coaches and stellar programming.

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AK ATHLETE Radio Episode 6 – Ryan Walsh

AK ATHLETE Radio Episode 6 – Ryan Walsh

Ryan Walsh is the head strength and conditioning coach at University Alaska Anchorage. He also is a strong dude! We were excited to have him on the show to talk about his athletic background and to pick his brain about how we can become better athletes. If you have never lifted, or have a large training age Ryan drops some knowledge bombs you don’t want to miss.

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[0:00] Intros

[2:30] Ryan’s Athletic History

[8:30] Starting Lifting and Coaching at Humboldt – and gaining weight

[14:45] Getting started powerlifting

[24:15] Training for Powerlifting

[32:30] Addressing mobility with athletes

[36:00] Programming for athletes

[43:15] General vs Specific Strength

[52:00] Strength translates to success in sport

[57:45] Answering all the questions from the interwebz

[1:11:45] Training for older athletes

[1:15:00] Do I need to squat below parallel?

[1:24:00] Weightroom for mental toughness and confidence

Ryans resources to check out:

Power Athlete HQ

XLathlete.com

Cal Strength

Coach Ma / Ma strength

strengthcoach.com

Mark Rippetoe

Don’t forget to check out our website, www.akathlete.com for daily workouts including upcoming community workouts and resources to improve your performance.

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!

Don’t forget to check out our website, www.akathlete.com for daily workouts including upcoming community workouts and resources to improve your performance.

EP0004 – Olympian and Ironman, Pam Dreyer

EP0004 – Olympian and Ironman, Pam Dreyer

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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!