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The Athletes Podcast

English, Fitness / Keep-fit, 1 season, 225 episodes, 7 hours, 14 minutes
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The Athletes Podcast is a leading source of information, inspiration, and education for anyone interested in optimizing physical performance, maintaining good health, and living an active lifestyle. Join David Stark as he interviews some of the world's biggest athletes and fitness professionals, The Athletes Podcast provides practical advice, expert insights, and real-world strategies to help listeners achieve their health and fitness goals.The goal is to entertain, educate & inspire the next generation of athletes!
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Parker Olson - Pushing Boundaries in Sports and Startups on Episode #212

Embarking on a remarkable journey of endurance, both in sport and in life, Parker Olson joins us to share his tale of triumph over trials. Imagine the perseverance it takes to live out of a Japanese pop-up camper, all while building a burgeoning food brand from scratch (Forij). Parker's narrative is a vivid illustration of the tenacity required for marathon runners and innovative entrepreneurs alike, as he masterfully intertwines the disciplines of pushing past physical limits and crafting a successful business. Throughout our conversation, we unravel the art of audience growth, reflecting on my own forays and the electrifying strategies that have helped me create a vibrant online community. We delve into the world of high-performance nutrition and the transformative power of mushrooms, discussing how these elements fuel our pursuits in sport and beyond. Parker and I explore the brave new world where routines like fasting and mushroom foraging become keystones of our daily lives, affecting our business savvy and athletic discipline in profound ways. Want to see more of the AP? Subscribe to the AP YouTube channel.---Check out Parker's stuff:InstagramTwitterLinkedIn---Check out Dave's stuff:InstagramTwitterLinkedIn---Produced by Rise Virtually***Other episodes you might enjoy:World Strongest Man Mitchell Hooper,  Taylor Learmont (Little "T" Fitness), Bruce Boudreau (Vancouver Canucks), Rhonda Rajsich (Most Decorated US Racquetball player), Zach Bitter (Ultra Marathon Runner), Zion Clark (Netflix docuseries), Jana Webb (Founder of JOGA), Ben Johns (#1 Pickleball Player in the World)Perfect Sports Supplements Get 20% off all Perfect Sports Supplements by using the code "AP20" at checkout!Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, I may receive a commission at no extra cost to you. Check out our Website | Twitter | LinkedIn | Instagram | Tiktok | Spotify | Apple | Google | Youtube
2/1/202452 minutes, 37 seconds
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Chelsea Goldberg - Shattering Ice Ceilings - Episode #207

From the sun-kissed streets of California to the frostbitten rinks of Boston, Chelsea Goldberg's odyssey is as remarkable as it is inspiring. She didn't just break the ice; she shattered expectations, carving a path from a hockey novice to a professional athlete and a vanguard in player development with the LA Kings. Strap in for the ride as Chelsea recounts the roller-to-ice transition she navigated alongside her twin, her collegiate battles at Northeastern University, and the life lessons learned en route to personal and athletic growth.Imagine strapping on skates and gliding into the heart of adversities, where each setback is a set-up for a comeback. Chelsea doesn't just share her journey; she peels back the layers of an athlete's life, revealing resilience in the face of injuries, the embrace of identity away from the rink, and her strides in championing women's hockey on the international stage. Listen closely as she illuminates the intersection of faith and sport, playing hockey in Israel, and the undercurrents of personal care that buoy an athlete's spirit.As the Zamboni smooths the ice for the final act, Chelsea delves into the ever-evolving realm of women's hockey, advocating for the next generation of girls dreaming of going pro. She underscores the enrichment gleaned from her lacrosse and swimming days, proving that diversifying one's athletic portfolio pays dividends. Beyond the arena lights, Chelsea's rhythm syncs with music production and echoes in halls where she motivates through public speaking—her story resonating with anyone chasing their passions, on or off the ice.Want to see more of the AP? Subscribe to the AP YouTube channel.---Check out Chelsea's stuff:InstagramTwitterLinkedIn---Check out Dave's stuff on:InstagramTwitterLinkedIn---Produced by Rise Virtually ***Other episodes you might enjoy:World Strongest Man Mitchell Hooper,  Taylor Learmont (Little "T" Fitness), Bruce Boudreau (Vancouver Canucks), Rhonda Rajsich (Most Decorated US Racquetball player), Zach Bitter (Ultra Marathon Runner), Zion Clark (Netflix docuseries), Jana Webb (Founder of JOGA), Ben Johns (#1 Pickleball Player in the World), Jord Check out our Website | Twitter | LinkedIn | Instagram | Tiktok | Spotify | Apple | Google | Youtube
12/21/202351 minutes, 50 seconds
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Stuart Wakefield - Exploring Barefoot Health and Controversial Sports Decisions - Episode #197

Brace yourselves as we welcome Stuart Wakefield, the regional director of Barefoot Canada and a registered kinesiologist, who's on a mission to educate us about the monumental role barefoot health plays in our overall well-being. We'll debunk some myths and misconceptions about cushioned shoes and orthotics, and explore the potential hazards they pose. Strategically, we'll reveal the benefits of barefoot training and how it can revolutionize your interaction with the ground, enhance efficient impact loading, and contribute to injury prevention. We're not stopping there, though! Strap in as we dive into the world of sports, casting our critical eye over the NHL's controversial decision to remove pride tape and jerseys from games - and saluting Conor McDavid and Jack Hughes for standing their ground.  Lastly, we'll examine the return of Conor McGregor to the UFC and reflect on the implications of the UFC's split with the USADA. This episode is a treasure trove of information for athletes, sports enthusiasts, or anyone curious about the intersection of sport, health, and fitness. It's time to rethink the ground beneath our feet - literally!Want to see more of the AP? Subscribe to the AP YouTube channel.---Check out Stuart's stuff:InstagramLinkedIn---Check out Dave's stuff on:InstagramTwitterLinkedIn---Produced by Rise Virtually ---Other episodes you might enjoy:World Strongest Man Mitchell Hooper,  Taylor Learmont (Little "T" Fitness), Bruce Boudreau (Vancouver Canucks), Rhonda Rajsich (Most Decorated US Racquetball player), Zach Bitter (Ultra Marathon Runner), Zion Clark (Netflix docuseries), Jana Webb (Founder of JOGA), Ben Johns (#1 Pickleball Player in the World), Jordan Shallow (Founder of Pre-Script), Zana Muno (AVP Pro Volleyball Player), AJ Galante (Netflix Docuseries - Untold Stories), Jennifer Cohen (Entrepreneur, Podcast Host, Fitness Fanatic) Check out our Website | Twitter | LinkedIn | Instagram | Tiktok | Spotify | Apple | Google
10/12/202323 minutes, 7 seconds
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Ben Hoffman - 8X Ironman Champion - Episode #160

Episode #160 of The Athletes Podcast features professional triathlete Ben Hoffman. Originally from Grand Junction, Colorado, Ben was first exposed to the sport at the University of Montana in Missoula and quickly rose to the top of the ranks at the collegiate level. Since then, moving on to train in Boulder, Colorado, and Tucson, Arizona, two of the fitness meccas of the U.S. Since turning professional in 2007, he has earned Ironman, Half-Ironman, and National Champion victories. A couple of the topics in this 50-minute conversation include how he’s been able to stay in the sport for as long as he has, how he plans out his day-to-day activities to ensure he gets time with his family & how it’s optimized for success!Episode Breakdown:00:00 - 03:20 - Intro & Background of Ben Hoffman03:20 - 08:30 Introduction to Triathlons & Finding Purpose08:30 - 12:50 The Highs & Lows of Sport12:50 - 19:00 The Key to Longevity in Triathlons 19:00 - 24:00 Preparation & Training24:00 - 27:10 Calculating the Sweat Rate & Sauna Protocols27:10 - 30:00 Constantly Learning & Growing30:00 - 36:00 The Testing Process36:00 - 40:10 Balancing Family & Training40:10 - 47:20 Off-Season & Post-Career Plans47:20 - 52:16 Advice for the Next Gen & OutroThis episode is sponsored by Root’d! With 3x the electrolytes compared to sports drinks, 24 vitamins & minerals & 9 superfoods & probiotics. Use the code "AP18" to try it out, with men's & women's options available, this will provide you with immunity, hydration & energy! Check out our Website | Twitter | LinkedIn | Instagram | Tiktok
1/26/202352 minutes, 16 seconds
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Chase Griffin - UCLA Quarterback & 2X Male NIL Athlete of The Year - Episode #151

Episode #151 of The Athletes Podcast features Chase Griffin, UCLA's quarterback. Originally from Round Rock Texas. We had the honor of chatting with Chase on campus at UCLA in the library, during the AP tour. Whether he’s being awarded another accolade for his philanthropic work or celebrating his 2nd NIL male athlete of the year award, chase griffin does not disappoint at any point. The Athletes Podcast is here to educate, entertain and inspire the next generation of athletes by sitting down and having open and candid conversations with the athletic world's top performers. We dive into the highlights and lowlights of being in the spotlight as an athlete and learn what it takes to make it to the next level. Episode Breakdown:00:00 - 01:20 Intro01:20 - 04:00 Finding Football & UCLA04:00 - 07:30 Hometown07:30 - 10:45 - NIL, tunnel vision & what’s next as an athlete/content creator10:45 - 12:30 - How to take use NIL to your advantage12:30 - 13:21 - Why expertise matters13:21 -  16:10 - Wuerfful Trophy & 2X NIL Male Athlete of the Year Award16:10 - 20:00 - Cam Newton, Russell Wilson, League 11, QB Collective & Johnny Manziel20:00 - 25:37 - Day in the life, Nutrition, Training, by accident intermittent Pizza  SFH! Use code AP20 at checkout for 20% off!25:37 - 28:20 - What a gameday is like at UCLA28:20 - 31:45 - Highschool experience, being at Elite11 at 11 years old & 31:45 - 33:03 - Most live game Chase has ever witnessed watching Johnny Manziel33:03 - 35:00 - Biggest piece of advice to the next generation of athletes35:00-35:47 - OutroEnjoy!Our Sponsor this week is SFH! Use code AP20 at checkout for 20% off! Check out our Website | Twitter | LinkedIn | Instagram | Tiktok
11/24/202235 minutes, 47 seconds
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Chandra Davidson - Sporting Portugal Pro Soccer Player- Episode #141

Episode #141 of The Athletes Podcast features Chandra Davidson! Davidson currently plays as a forward for Sporting Portugal. Formerly an Indiana University Hoosier team captain and Academic All-Big Ten athlete, Chandra was able to compete in nearly every game as an NCAA athlete & worked her way to playing overseas where she is winning championships and making a name for herself across the pond! Thanks for joining us for an incredible conversation, we hope you enjoy it!Episode Breakdown:Intro: 00:00- 03:10Growing Up Playing Soccer: 03:11-03:44Multi-Sport Athlete: 03:45- 4:50Soccer Career: 4:51- 5:25Hoosier Soccer: 5:26- 7:17Choosing a University: 7:18-8: 30Academic Career: 8:31- 9:27Being a Leader & Captain: 9:28-11:56Influence of Family: 11:57- 13:45Playing in Portugal: 13:46- 15:05Ted Lasso: 15:06- 15:55Championship Wins: 15:56- 17: 35Equal Pay in Sport: 17:36- 18:20Getting an Agent: 18:21- 19:37Learning Portuguese: 19:38-22:04Team Travelling: 22:05-23:03Traveling in Europe: 23:04- 23:55Playing in the NWSL: 23:56-24:55NCAA Stories: 24:56-27:20Role models: 27:21- 29:28Advice for Next Generation: 29:29-30:19Influential Coaches: 30:19-31:28Outro: 31:29-33:19Enjoy! Check out our Website | Twitter | LinkedIn | Instagram | Tiktok
9/15/202233 minutes, 19 seconds
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Chris McClure- Professional Golf Coach- Episode #137

In this week's episode, I sit down with Chris McClure who is a professional golf coach. Chris started his own coaching business called McClure Swing Designs where he works with a variety of students to improve their game! Chris provides incredible golfing tips along with great stories, so this is an episode you won't want to miss!Episode Breakdown:Intro3:37- Background on Chris4:37- How Chris approaches Coaching6:57- How he got into Golf10:30- Biggest strength in the game 11:22- Building McClure Swing Design12:17- Competitive travel team14:32- Where MSD is going?15:37- Having a student place at Nationals 17:07-Caddying Sang-Moon Bae 20:03- Fav course & Dream foursome 22:03- Multi-sport athletes 23:52- Working with a trainer 25:07- Best workout for golfers 26:07- Chris’ pro game 27:27- Importance of Practice31:07- Proudest coaching moment 33:37- LIV vs PGA tour39:47- Advice for Next GenEnjoy! Check out our Website | Twitter | LinkedIn | Instagram | Tiktok
8/19/202241 minutes, 40 seconds
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April Zilg - SUP Athlete & Founder of Athlete Agenda - Episode #128

Episode #128 of The Athletes Podcast features April Zilg. April is a professional Stand-Up Paddleboard athlete and founder of The Athlete Agenda. April  is currently working to help others discover & prioritize their inner athlete. We had an amazing conversation with April and hope you enjoy episode #128 of The Athletes Podcast!What we talk about:6:10: Impact of Aprils social Media Coach8:00 Aprils training schedule11:20: What is the athlete agenda19:30: Helping discover and prioritize the inner athlete27:20: April talks about her mindset33:45: Discussing wearable health/fitness products40:40: Getting into the sport of Stand-Up Paddleboarding43:40: Winning the 2021 Carolina Cup Graveyard race41:15: Biggest piece of advice to the next generation of athletesKasten Spethmann Website:https://kastenspethmann.com/Check out our Website:http://theathletespodcast.com/Feel free to Contact Us if you have any questions or have a story to share on the podcast!Listen To Our Podcasts!Spotify:https://open.spotify.com/show/3UGWkLsS0y7HfFWX1J4aTeApple:https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-athletes-podcast/id1478685041?uo=4Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/theathletespodcast/Twitter:https://twitter.com/theathletespodLinkedIn:https://www.linkedin.com/company/the-athletes-podcast/Perfect Sports Supplements:https://perfectsports.com/?ref=2014 Check out our Website | Twitter | LinkedIn | Instagram | Tiktok
6/16/202249 minutes, 26 seconds
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Jordan Syatt - Founder of Syatt Fitness - Episode #122

Episode #122 of The Athletes Podcast features Jordan Syatt. Jordan is a strength training and nutritional consultant, and the founder of SyattFitness. Currently working towards obtaining his Bachelor's Degree in Health and Behavior Science with a minor in Strength and Conditioning. Jordan was also Gary Vaynerchuk's trainer where he trained Gary every single day for 3 years. Enjoy episode #122 of The Athletes PodcastWhat we talk about:Intro:Syatt's social media contentParts of the episode that stood out for usNHL Playoffs9:00: Who is Jordan Syatt11:00: How Jordan went about helping others16:00: Going the NCAA route19:00: Jordan Syatts "Inner Circle"27:00: Jordan's social media strategy32:00: Managing specific clients35:30: Jordan's life as a powerlifter40:00: Syatts current training schedule43:20: Jordan's BJJ and how it impacts his  life51:20: His biggest piece of advice to the next generation of athletes Check out our Website | Twitter | LinkedIn | Instagram | Tiktok
5/5/202254 minutes, 17 seconds
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Tyler Johnson - IFBB Pro - Episode #118

Episode #118 of The Athletes Podcast features Tyler Johnson. Our first returning guest and an IFBB Pro, Founder & Coach of Ascension Fitness (previously JFP Coaching). We discussed his life since the last time he was on the podcast, his current goals, and the rebrand that was just officially announced - Ascension Fitness and Health.  We hope you enjoy Episode #118 of The Athletes Podcast.What we talk about:0:00: Intro - Elon Musk buying 9% of Twitter Shares - The Masters (and return of Tiger Woods) - Lakers Missing the Playoffs - Talk about our guest7:20 Conversation with Tyler Johnson8:00: Difficulties in running your own business12:25: The growth in Tyler Johnson's life since Episode #717:00: Defining Success in a Startup19:00: Learning about delegating responsibilities in a team28:20: Importance of sleep36:00: Discussing the opinions other individuals may have of you42:00: Building blocks in a business43:30: Importance of writing down your goals55:30: Prepping for shows (Workouts & Nutrition)1:09:00: Using your past as a learning experience1:11:00: Ascension Fitness1:17:30: Where to find Ascension Fitness & Health Check out our Website | Twitter | LinkedIn | Instagram | Tiktok
4/7/20221 hour, 19 minutes, 37 seconds
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JT Barnett - Pro Hockey Player & Founder of Triple Deke Media- Episode #85

This week on The Athletes Podcast we feature JT Barnett. JT is a retired professional ice hockey player who last played in the KHL for Khabarovsk Amur in the 2016/2017 season, Since then JT has become an Entrepreneur being the founder of Triple Deke Media, and Co-Founder of Honey House. We got to have a conversation dealing with mental health in sports, JT's career, and how he blew up on Tik Tok. We hope you enjoy the podcast!What we talk about:0:50 Who is JT Barnett2:20: Life growing up4:00: Being “The Glue Guy” on a team7:00: Approaching mental health in sports17:00: Why Athletes don’t show who they are as an individual 21:30: Barnetts take on the NHL playoffs22:30: Barnetts hockey career28:30: Misconceptions in Pro Hockey34:00: Individuals JT draws inspiration from41:00: What does JT have planned for 202142:00: Gameplan clip49:00: Biggest piece of advice to the next generation of athletes Check out our Website | Twitter | LinkedIn | Instagram | Tiktok
5/27/202153 minutes, 33 seconds
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Dave Stark - Upcoming Content on The Athletes Podcast

Dave Stark talks about the future of the podcast, as well as some ideas he has for some more content. He also goes over the 16-week fitness challenge which was a plan set up by Nathane Jackson fitness. Check out our Website | Twitter | LinkedIn | Instagram | Tiktok
6/25/202012 minutes, 53 seconds
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Cassidy Ryan & Ryan Bennett - Pro Basketball Players - Episode #36

Dave sits down with FIBA Athlete Cassidy Ryan and ProA Athlete Ryan Bennet in what was one of our funniest and amusing podcast yet! Hope you enjoy! Check out our Website | Twitter | LinkedIn | Instagram | Tiktok
6/11/202056 minutes, 34 seconds
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Marcus Smith - @thatmotivatedkid - Episode #25

When we think energy, you should think Marcus Smith. ThatMotivatedKid, explores the means of both the both fitness & motivation industries. With both topics having a great impact on his life, he speaks upon them with passion, clarity, and validity. As a goal, the critical analysis of growth and development are the two pillars he founds his message upon. His simple goal is to show you that you can grow and that you can start, today. Check out our Website | Twitter | LinkedIn | Instagram | Tiktok
3/21/202041 minutes
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The Athletes Podcast Team - Special Episode

Jordan and Dave enjoy a glass of wine and discuss a variety of things such as their backgrounds as athletes, how The Athletes Podcast started, UFC 246 and more! Check out our Website | Twitter | LinkedIn | Instagram | Tiktok
1/21/202056 minutes, 4 seconds
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Mike Froom - Adventurer, Author, Marathon Runner - Episode #04

The 4th episode of the Athletes Podcast features Mike Froom. A former NCAA division 1 golfer, current marathon runner, author and adventure seeker. Mike shares his insight as to what it was like moving down to the US and playing in the NCAA, his new book/social media platform ideas (@thatmademesmileco), his thoughts on our current education system, and where he is at on his own "marathon" of life! Please make sure to listen, rate, comment, and subscribe! Check out our Website | Twitter | LinkedIn | Instagram | Tiktok
10/3/201951 minutes, 15 seconds
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Cassidy Ryan - Professional Basketball Player - Episode #03

Cassidy Ryan is a 6'7 professional basketball player from Mississauga, Ontario. He just recently spent two weeks playing over in China, and is currently working out with @nbaglegue affiliate for the Raptors. Ryan is a graduate from Brock University who also spent time down in the NCAA. Check out our Website | Twitter | LinkedIn | Instagram | Tiktok
9/12/201943 minutes, 2 seconds
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The Athletes Podcast Intro - David Stark

A brief sit-down with host David Stark, detailing what will be included in the podcast. This episode briefly discusses who will be joining David on the podcast, the types of individuals who will be brought on, and the variety of topics that will be talked about.This podcast was created for the everyday athlete, non-athletic regular person, current star, young up-and-comer, or the seasoned veteran. Check out our Website | Twitter | LinkedIn | Instagram | Tiktok
9/2/20192 minutes, 53 seconds
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Mahamat Abakar - A young Bodybuilders Journey - Episode #01

Mahamat Abakar (aka: Mojo) is a 23 year old personal trainer, bodybuilder and recent graduate from Brock University in St. Catharines, Ontario. He has recently started his own fitness platform (@_mojofitness).He placed 2nd at the CanFitPro naturals in Toronto during the month of August. During our 40 minute conversation we go into detail surrounding competition preparation, supplements, diet techniques, recovery methods, motivation techniques, and where fitness can take you around the world.Please take the time to listen to the very first episode of @theathletespodcastRate, review, and leave comments below! Check out our Website | Twitter | LinkedIn | Instagram | Tiktok
9/2/201941 minutes, 13 seconds