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Garage Athletes is a podcast about health, fitness and how to be a badass on a budget.
||CleanEpisode 31: Weightlifting, Crossfit, and Wrestling with Tom Sroka||We are back!! Sorry for the hiatus over the holidays but we are back and ready to bring you more great interviews with the fittest, strongest, and most interesting people in the industry! Today we talk with Tom Sroka. He is a national level weightlifter, a former member of Team MDUSA and has coached for The Outlaw Way. He is also an avid pro wrestling fan and has successfully opened his own crossfit affiliate. Hear his take on how wrestling can help gym owners create a better community. Help support the show by making any regular purchase @ theoamnetwork.com/amazon||2/9/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 30: Weightlifting From the Masters Perspective||In this episode we talk with Pan American Masters Athletes, Donovan Conrad and Ayse Gizem Barutlu-Sukola about how they found and fell in love with the sport at a much older age than many and why they plan to continue to compete as long as they can. This podcast is like an Adult Swim.||10/27/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 29: What the internet has done for fitness w/ Jon North and Jared Enderton||Today we use the miracle of the internet for our first ever three way remote podcast. Ironically enough, we talk about what the internet has done for fitness both good and bad. Obesity has risen since the boom of the online world but is that really the webs fault?||10/8/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 28: How to think for yourself and become a better coach w/ Max El-Hag||In this episode, we talk with Max El-Hag of Training Think Tank. Max has training over 30 CrossFit Games athletes and countless others form different sports. He is one of the most sought after coaches in the sport of fitness by not only athletes but other coaches. We cover how to never stop growing as a coach and how to take what you learn and make it your own.||10/2/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 27: What kind of nutritional program should YOU choose?||Today we go through the differences between nutritional programs that focus on quality and the ones that focus on quantity. We go over pros and cons for both and which ones you should choose depending on who you are and what you do as an athlete.||9/24/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 26: Are local CrossFit competitions dying?||In this podcast we go over the future of competing in CrossFit at all levels with owner and creators of two of the biggest local events in the world. Ty Hanson of the Pensacola Beach Brawl and Eric Richards of Garage Games ONE. They give some inside knowledge on how running these events work and why/how we have seen a surge in events that highlight the Elite and ignore the main population.||9/15/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 25: What you don’t know about national champion weightlifter Jon North||Today we do our first live remote call in and its a great one!! We sit down with Jon North of the Attitude Nation and go over everything from his drug addiction, to his climb in USA Weightlifting, to why he fell in love and decided to pursue his pro card in bodybuilding and his answers may surprise you.||9/3/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 24: The truth about training CrossFit for sports||Today we nail down a long standing questions. Is CrossFit not only safe but beneficial for athletes in any sports and all age groups. We go over the do's and don't of on and off season training in all the major sports.||8/28/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 23: The Invasion of Girl Power in the Sport of Fitness w/ Leah West and Stacy D.||Today we talk with Leah West and Stacy Diaz Apodaca about why strength training has became so popular with females in recent years and how they are using the sport of fitness to make their dreams and goals reality.||8/20/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 22: 2015 CrossFit Games winner Katrin Davidsdottir||Today we talk with the 2015 CrossFit Games Champion, Katrin Davidsdottir. At 22 years of age, she has managed to climb her way to the top of the sport and earned the title "Fittest woman on earth". In this interview we find out a little background about the champ and what she has done to get so far in just 4 years of CrossFit.||8/13/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 21: Why weightlifters should pay more attention to grid league w/Rob Blackwell & Adee Zukier||Today we talk with Rob Blackwell of Cal Strength and Adee Zukier of Working Against Gravity. Both are high level weightlifters and both have made the transition to the Grid League. They talk about why they made the transition, how it affected their training and give tips for any weightlifters that might want to do the same thing.||8/6/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 20: Pat Mendes on his Daily Routine, Recovery, and Coming Back From Injury||Today we talk with Pat Mendes. At the start of his career, Pat was arguably the worlds strongest teenager and has made national, panam, and world teams. He goes over his daily routine, recovery methods, thoughts on squatting every day, and coming back from injuries.||7/30/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 19: The Story of Texas Barbell Club and Why They Are So Dominate in USAW||We are in Colorado for the first stop of the Driven Series talking with Ursula Garza Papandrea(Head Coach of Texas Barbell Club), Colin Burns(2014 national champion and record holder in snatch), Spencer Arnold(Owner of Power and Grace Performance), and Cortney Batchelor(Pan Am and World Team Member) about USAW, Texas Barbell Club and why they have become so dominate in the sport.||7/23/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDriven Series: What Drives You? (bonus podcast)||What is the Driven Series, why are we doing it, and what drives us? We answer those questions in this bonus podcast. (Recorded at 30,000 ft.)||7/18/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 18: Does strength training help sports more than sports help strength training? w/ Jared Enderton||Today we talk with Jared Enderton and Brittany Beaumont about which should come first: Sports or strength and conditioning. Both have played sports for a very long time and have been strength training from an early age. We dive into if they think learning sports helped get them so strong and enduring or vice versa.||7/16/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 17: Balancing a full-time job and competing in CrossFit w/ Regionals Athlete Ben Williams||Today we talk about how you can still have a full time job that isn't owning a gym and be competitive at crossfit. Ben Williams finished 7th in the 2015 CF Open and 15th at regionals. He is a little over 2 years into he world of competitive fitness and is a high school sports coach working upwards of 10hrs a day yet still manages to compete with the best in the world. Hear his story and day to day routine along with quite a bit of hilarity.||7/10/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 16: Collegiate Sports to Weightlifting and Pre-workout with All-American Nathan Loe||Today we talk with All American Hammer Thrower Nathan Loe about his transition from being a high level Collegiate Athlete to Weightlifting, Pre-workout, and being drunk at disney.||7/2/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 15: The life of a Female Weightlifting Coach and Athlete w/Rachael Bommicino and Elise Metts||Today we talk with Rachael Bommicino and Elise Metts. Rachael is not only a high level Weightlifter, but a former level ten Gymnastics Coach and she is on the USAW Sports performance seminar staff. She has a unique story and outlook on competing and coaching as a female in a sport dominated by male coaches. This one is for the ladies, but the guys may want to listen too.||6/25/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 14: Rocky Piwko of Team Some Assembly Required||Today we talk with Rocky Piwko. Rocky is an adaptive athlete, gym owner, and a member of Team Some assembly Required. Hear his story of strength and dedication.||6/18/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEPISODE 13: The Daily Habits of the #3 Ranked UFC Fighter in the World and his Family Story||Today we talk with Freddy and Raphael Assuncao. Both them and their brother Junior are all professional MMA Fighters. Freddy is ranked #1 in the region, Raphael is ranked #3 in UFC and their brother Junior is not only a UFC veteran but is currently the PFC Featherweight champion. We dive into what life and training looks like for Freddy and Raph and get to hear the amazing story of their family going from nothing to the top of the MMA world. This podcast is a must listen.||6/11/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 12: The Lost Episode with John Coffee||This is a special lost podcast we did over a year ago with the legendary John Coffee and Edward Baker at Coffees gym. Check it out for great knowledge and insight from one of the best weightlifting coach in america ever.||6/4/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 11: How to Maximize Your Gym Time And Get The Most Out Of Your Training||Today we talk about the best methods for anyone that wants to reach the top of their athletic potential but has limited time for training. This one is for the Badass on a Time Crunch.||5/29/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 10: Tips On This Years Regional WOD From Games Qualifier||Today we talk about What Brandons team did to make it to the CF Games this year and what he would do different if he had the chance.||5/20/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 9: How to Create a Specialized Program to Get Your Goals Faster||Today we talk about how you can create a specialized program to get to your goals faster with 4 times Games Athlete Brandon Phillips. Stay till the end for info on our new system that will do exact this at a fraction of the price of an individualized program.||5/8/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 8: What it takes to be a Regionals Athlete w/ Matt Baird and Brandon Phillips||Today we talk with Matt Baird and Brandon Phillips about how the game has changed, what it takes to be at the regionals level and what you need to do to get there. Check it out!!||5/1/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 7: Kristin Pope and Elise Metts||Today we talk with Kristin Pope and Elise Metts all about macros. What they are and are not, why they work, and why you should be counting them.||4/24/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 6: How to injury proof yourself w/Dr. Jered Hull||Today we talk about the 3 things you need to be doing to injury proof yourself that is probably not in your training program.||4/17/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 5: Dr. Yuri Feito||Today we talk about the truth behind injuries in CrossFit and all functional fitness with Dr. Yuri Feito.||4/9/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 4: Danny Lehr and Charlie Zamore of Caffeine and Kilos||Today we talk with the owners of Caffeine and Kilos about everything from how they got started to what chili cheese dogs do to your workout.||4/3/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 3: Travis Mash and Sean Waxman||Today we talk with Travis Mash and Sean Waxman about the everything from stick ball to catapult.||3/26/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 2: Sam Dancer and Kati Breazeal||On this episode of Garage Athletes we talk with Sam Dancer of the Sanfransisco Fire and Kati Breazeal from Floelite.||3/20/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 1: Travis Cooper and Sean Rigsby||Today, we talk with Travis Cooper and Sean Rigsby of MDUSA about the Arnold Classic, Life on Team Muscle Driver, and they give us a big “Weightlifting Scoop” on the next member of Team MDUSA.||3/12/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
Best fitness podcast
Funny, informative, professional, and the guest are top notch. They also have video versions on their YouTube channel: Garage athletes.
Best athlete podcast out
These guys know their stuff and if you are looking to stay informed in the world of Crossfit and Oly Lifting then these guys are the only group to listen to!!
Love this podcast! Awesome guests and great content. Can't wait to hear more!