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Athlete | Become a Better Athlete, Advice From Olympians
29 minutes | Mar 19, 2015
Derek Redmond: Most Memorable Olympic Moment in History
11 minutes | Mar 19, 2015
Derek Redmond Bonus: Food Fight and Apartheid
Food Fights, Apartheid and 1986 Common Wealth Games
21 minutes | Mar 19, 2015
Dave Readle: Sports Psychologist
36 minutes | Dec 18, 2014
Jonathan Cane: Endurance coach for Under Armour, Nike and Multisport Athletes.
Jonathan Cane is the co-founder of City Coach Multisport, and has been coaching endurance athletes, triathletes and runners for over twenty-five years. He holds a Masters Degree in Exercise Physiology and holds certifications from the American College of Sports Medicine. Jonathan has coached for Nike Running for 12 years and is finalizing his transition over to Under Armour, which was first unveiled at the NYC Marathon as the City Coach Under Armor Team. He has also been with JackRabbit Sports since 2004. ￼Jonathan is also the co-author of The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Weight Training and has written for Metro Sports Magazine, NY Runner and Triathlete Magazine. He joins us today to share some tips and advice on performance training, strength and conditioning and how to gain a sporting advantage with a strong mental mindset. Joins us at www.RiseAboveTheBurn.com
52 minutes | Dec 16, 2014
Yael Averbuch: Pro Soccer Player & 2x NCAA Champion
Yael Averbuch is a professional soccer player and has been a member of the US National Soccer Team. In college at The University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill - Yael captured 2 NCAA championships and set a NCAA record with 105 consecutive starts. She also holds the record for the fastest goal ever scored in women's collegiate soccer game. She has played for professional teams in Russia, Sweden and Cyprus. She announced on November 7 that next season she will be playing for FC Kansas City - the reigning champions of the women’s professional soccer league. Yael joins us today to share her amazing accomplishments, his challenges and how she is able to push her mind and body past the burn and into greatness.
61 minutes | Dec 12, 2014
Vinnie Tortorich: The Angriest Trainer
Vinnie Tortorich, The Angriest Trainer is an author, podcast host and a personal trainer for celebrities and elite athletes and is based out of Beverly Hills, CA. His career began in New Orleans, after he graduated from Tulane Univ. where he studied on a football scholarship. He became a fitness trainer while living in New Orleans, and hosted a radio show on WSMB. He also worked at Newman High School in New Orleans as a physical education teacher where Archie Manning’s sons attended. Vinnie’s book, Fitness Confidential is a best seller on Amazon and his podcast called the Angriest Trainer generates over 350,000 listeners per month. On top of all this, he just launched Pure Vitamin Club. He joins us today to share some tips and advice on performance training, strength and conditioning and how to gain a sporting advantage with a strong mental mindset.
30 minutes | Dec 11, 2014
Tait Yoder: Muscle Recovery & Strength Coach for Olympians
Tait Yoder is a nationally licensed massage and fitness trainer, he has worked with collegiate runners, swimmers, tennis players, and soccer players as well as Olympic athletes and active adults. Tait spent 8 years working with athletes at UNC and Duke before returning to New Mexico in 2011. His work speeds recovery, reduces risk of injury, and maintains muscle health while also offering corrective exercises to achieve optimal health and performance. He joins us today to share with us some tips and advice to staying healthy, how to avoid muscle injury and how to treat and heal pulled muscles. He is also the inventor of the StarWrap.
55 minutes | Dec 9, 2014
Diamond Dallas Page: Pro Wrestler & DDP Yoga
Diamond Dallas Page is a 3 time, World Champion Professional Wrestler and his matches with Hulk Hogan, Randy “Macho Man” Savage and Bill Goldberg are legendary. His wrestling career spanned 14 years, an athletic feat only a few pro-athletes get to enjoy. Through the years of weight and endurance training, traveling and competing. DDP suffered a potential career ending injury when he ruptured his L4 and L5 disk in his lower spine. It was at this time Diamond Dallas took different approach to rehab and developed what is now called DDP Yoga. It was through this specialized core training that he was able to regain his mobility and strengthen his muscles to help heal his ruptured disk and compete again.
34 minutes | Dec 3, 2014
Chris Gorres: Performance Coach for NFL, MLB and Pro Soccer
Chris Gorres is a performance and strength coach consulting and training elite athletes in the NFL, MLB and the US Women’s Soccer Team. He also works with individuals wanting to take their performance to the next level. His clients include kids with special needs, high school athletes looking to get recruited and also provides post surgery rehab training. He joins us today to share with some tips and advice on performance training, strength and conditioning and the importance of implementing custom works outs for your individual sport or position in team sport.
55 minutes | Dec 1, 2014
Kriss Akabusi: 3x Olympic Runner & Hurdler, World Champion
Kriss Akabusi represented Great Britain in the 1984, 1988 and the 1992 Summer Olympic Games, earning both Silver and Bronze Medals. His events in Track and Field included the 400 meters, the 4 x 400 relay and the 400 meter hurdles. Kriss also holds a world championship in the 4 x 400 relay beating out the American team in 1991 for the Gold. Kriss is now a mentor, motivational speaker and often appears as a guest host on many british TV programs catering to sports and athletes. He joins us today to share his amazing accomplishments, his challenges and how he is able to push his mind and body past the burn and into greatness.
31 minutes | Nov 6, 2014
Jimmy Smith: Nutrition & Fitness Coach
Jimmy Smith has been involved in performance and physique enhancement for over 10 years. He created the Physique Formula, a comprehensive guide to building muscle and losing fat. He has trained and consulted with professional mixed martial artists, world champions, professional wrestlers and fitness competitors. He joins us today to share some with us some tips and advice on nutrition, how to get skinny the correct way and how to maintain your ideal weight goal.
53 minutes | Nov 5, 2014
Sami Jo Small: 3x Olympian, 2x Gold Medalist - Women's Ice Hockey
Sami Jo Small was the goaltender for the Canadian Women’s Ice Hockey Team and won Olympic Gold in 2002 at the Salt Lake Games and 2006 at the Turin, Italy Olympic Games. She holds 5 world Championships and was voted World Champion MVP twice. She joins us today to share her challenges, her successes and her journey as a world class Athlete.
25 minutes | Nov 1, 2014
Nick McCrory: 2012 Olympic Diver and Rio2016 Hopeful
Nick McCrory is a American Diver from Chapel Hill, NC. He recently graduated from Duke University with a Pre-Med degree and 4 NCAA Titles and is the only diver in history to win 4 College National Titles on the 10 meter platform. Nick has been on the US Diving National Team for 7 years. At the age of 21 Nick took the bronze medaled in the 2012 Olympic Games. He is currently training in Bloomington, Indiana and is the favorite olympic hopeful for the Rio Olympic Games in 2016
31 minutes | Oct 31, 2014
Katie O'Donnell: Olympic Field Hockey & Sportswoman of The Year.
Katie O'Donnell is the most decorated Field Hockey athlete in the nation. In college at the University of Maryland - she led her team to 3 straight national championship games and 2 national titles. She was the striker for the 2012 Olympic team and has been named Sportswomen of the year. A title previously held by greats like Mia Hamm, and Serena and Venus Williams.
37 minutes | Oct 30, 2014
Catherine Garceau: Olympic Synchro Swim, Health and Wellness Coach
Catherine Garceau - represented the Canadian Synchronized Swimming Team in the 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney, Australia where she helped her team clutch the bronze medal. She continued competing on the Canadian National Team, traveling the world and performing until 2002 when depression, anxiety and her eating disorder became overwhelming. This motived her to change her way of life and become mentally, emotionally and physically healthy She joins us today to share her amazing accomplishments, her challenges and how she was able to overcome her demons. She is now a keynote speaker traveling the world and inspiring others, Author of the book “Swimming Out of Water” an Autobiography about her life as an Olympian and a life-altering experience being stuck on a cliff for 24 hours in the Red Rocks of Las Vegas.
31 minutes | Oct 29, 2014
Curtis Beach: 2x NCAA Decathlon Champ & 2016 Olympic Hopeful.
Curtis Beach, a decathlete - started his running career at 6 years old, when he would sneak under his grandparents barbed-wire fence to race after the horse they kept on the ranch. With a lot of grit and tenacity to one day catch the horse. He kept at it, running for hours which turned in to months and than years. Eventually Curtis turned his running talents into racing - winning High School State Championships and Junior National Championships. Which led to a full scholarships at Duke University and become a all-star in the decathlon event. Curtis won 2 NCAA championships in the Decathlon in college. He has 7 All-American titles is now training in Phoenix, Arizona for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
31 minutes | Oct 22, 2014
Hillary Biscay Part 1 - Winning Ultraman. The 3 day, 320 mile race. "The Ultra Triathlon"
Hillary is a professional triathlete and Ironman Champion. She is also the reigning World Champion of the Ultraman Triathlon, a three-day, 320-mile race around the Big Island of Hawaii, where she also placed 3rd amongst the men. She is considered the most prolific Iron-distance competitor on the professional women's racing circuit, having completed over 60 Ironman triathlons. She joins us today to share her amazing accomplishments, her challenges and how she is able to push her mind and body past the burn of these grueling endurance races Hillary currently trains and is a multi-sport coach in Tucson, Arizona. She is also the Co-founder of “SMASH” a women’s sport apparel for multi-sport athletes.
12 minutes | Oct 22, 2014
Hillary Biscay Part 2 - Endurance Training, Obstacles & Loving Life
Hillary Biscay - is a professional triathlete and Ironman Champion. She is also the reigning World Champion of the Ultraman Triathlon, a three-day, 320-mile race around the Big Island of Hawaii, where she also placed 3rd amongst the men. She is considered the most prolific Iron-distance competitor on the professional women's racing circuit, having completed over 60 Ironman triathlons. She joins us today to share her amazing accomplishments, her challenges and how she is able to push her mind and body past the burn of these grueling endurance races Hillary currently trains and is a multi-sport coach in Tucson, Arizona. She is also the Co-founder of “SMASH” a women’s sport apparel for multi-sport athletes.
42 minutes | Oct 17, 2014
Steve Mesler: 3X Olympic Bobsledder, Gold Medalist & World Champion
Steve Mesler - is a American bobsledder and 3-time Olympian, World Champion, and Olympic Gold Medalist. During the 2010 Vancouver Olympic Games. Steve and his 3 other teammates were the first americans to win gold in 62 years. He is now the co-founder and President of Classroom Champions, a foundation that connects top performing athletes with students in high need schools.
37 minutes | Oct 11, 2014
Shane Niemeyer: Heroin Addict & Suicide to Ironman Champion - Triathlete
Shane Niemeyer - coach, author and triathlete talks about his Rise Above the Burn of hitting rock bottom as a a drug addict, living out of his car, escaping from Honduran Drug Lords, landing in jail 15 times and ultimately hanging himself in a suicide attempt.
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