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The HeadStart Podcast
56 minutes | Jul 31, 2022
S4 Ep 5: Julian Smith
In season 4 episode 5 we are joined by Julian Smith! As a senior at Ward Melville High School Julian has only begun to reach his potential. Running the school record for both the 600m, 4x400m and being runner up in the NYS championships 800m race running 1:53! Julian has committed to the University of Buffalo and plans to be a 800-1500 meter runner to progress through his athletic career! Listen to Julians story now!
52 minutes | Jul 22, 2022
S4 Ep 4: Top 10 Tips To Run a Fast 5k!
In this episode Andrew and Anthony discuss their top tips to run fast in cross country season! From the little simple things to training information, we share our tips to help you perform your best in races.
49 minutes | Jul 9, 2022
S4 Ep 3: Is High Mileage The Key To Success?
In this episode we are joined by Brian Liebowitz to talk about how high mileage can effect race results in both track and cross country season! This topic may seem simple on the surface but when you dive into the deep end with it you can see how high mileage may be what causes you too plummet in performance or build you strong enough to beat the competition. Brian had a unique perspective on this topic because he is going into his junior year HS XC season so he is about to increase his mileage a lot for one of the first times in his career! To further expand on this topic we also talk about ways to supplement high mileage training with other activities to build a stronger base and avoid injury.
52 minutes | Jun 25, 2022
S4 Ep 2: How to Make a Training Plan
In season 4 episode 2 Jonah and Andrew dive into making a summer training plan for themselves. They talk about everything from mesocycles and periodization to training fast vs slow twitch muscle fibers. Watch this episode to learn how to make your own training plan!
64 minutes | Jun 21, 2022
S4 Ep 1: Our Summer Training Plans & Is How We Train Actually Healthy?
In the first episode of season 4 Komo, Andrew, and Anthony talk about their plans for summer training to reach their goals and maximize their fitness. We use this topic to lead into the question "is training as much as we do actually healthy?" find out how we answer this tough question!
3 minutes | Jun 10, 2022
S3 Ep 10: How to Run at Your Best (FOR ALL RUNNERS)
In the season finale to season three we talk about treading the fine line between too high mileage and over training to training at the perfect intensity. We discuss this for high school runners, college runners, and hobby joggers!
71 minutes | Jun 5, 2022
S3 Ep 9: James Araneo on Wrestling at Brown University
In this episode we are joined by James Araneo, on of our own hosts Andrews, brother! James talks about how he started up his wrestling journey and became one of the best in New York State. Then, he clues us into life as a D1 wrestler for Brown University and all of the day to day work he must put in to be at the top of his game. Listen now to find out how James lives his life to be a wrestling champion!
43 minutes | May 27, 2022
S3 Ep 8: How I Became a D1 Runner
In this episode Jonah and Andrew interview Anthony to dive into his journey over the last year to becoming a D1 runner at the University of Maryland!
38 minutes | May 16, 2022
S3 Ep 7: Ethan Winter on Club Running, Minimalist Shoes, and His Fitness Journey
In this episode we are joined by Ethan Winter, one of our teammates from high school! This podcast covers topics involving club running and how it can be a hit or miss with varying colleges, how minimalist shoes became popular from the book born to run, and why they may be good or bad, as well as some of Ethans fitness journey over the last couple years!
36 minutes | May 9, 2022
S3 Ep 5: Once A Runner, Now A Lifter
In this episode we are joined by James Flockhart to hear about his story of transitioning from a distance runner to a lifter! James used to run and race cross country and track but in the past months has decided to shift gears and pursue lifting as his main sport. Listen in to hear about the the courage it takes to switch a sport you're so deeply involved in and gain some information on how you could potentially do the same.
38 minutes | May 2, 2022
S3 Ep 5: Catching up with Brian Liebowitz and Jon Seafort
In season three episode five we are joined by Brian Liebowitz and Jon Seafort to talk about their successful spring track seasons as distance runners on the Ward Melville High School track team! Brian as a sophomore has run his mile PR this season in 4:36 and Jon as ONLY A FRESHMAN has run an amazing PR in the mile of 4:45!
39 minutes | Apr 26, 2022
S3 Ep 4: The Story Of Robby Davidson
On today’s podcast Jonah and Andrew interviewed a long time friend and Ward Melville legend, Robby Davidson. After his first year running D3 at Cortland Robby shares with us how his view on running has changed and how his season and career as a runner have been developing
40 minutes | Apr 18, 2022
S3 Ep 3: Play The Hand You're Dealt
In season three episode three we are joined by Ben Fasse! One of Jonahs friends from Syracuse University Ben has been training this year all alone with a goal to make the Division 1 team at Syracuse. Ben shares his story of always getting dealt a bad hand but he doesn't make excuses and is determined to come out on top!
75 minutes | Apr 11, 2022
S3 Ep 2: The Deep End Mindset
in season three episode two of The HeadStart Podcast we are joined by our former triathlon coach, Noah Lam! Coach Lam is currently the founder of The Lightning Warriors Youth Triathlon team and has run several marathons and even completed an ironman! In this episode we dissect Coach Lams journey through fitness to discover what he believes are the necessary components of living a happy and healthy lifestyle as well as talk about why he got started on his fitness journey and where it has taken him! Coach Lam will be running in the next NYC marathon to raise money for the Family & Children's Association! Support Coach Lam and donate to the cause: https://p2p.onecause.com/marathon/noah-lam-2 Check out the Lightning Warriors Youth Triathlon Team: http://lightningwarriors.org
39 minutes | Apr 4, 2022
S3 Ep 1: Running a Marathon... WITHOUT TRAINING
For the first episode of season three we are joined by Shey McCoy to discuss his most recent marathon... WITHOUT TRAINING! Shey breaks down the process of deciding, preparing, and running the marathon to give us an in depth look in what it took to accomplish what some might say is impossible.
32 minutes | Mar 28, 2022
S2 Ep 10: Enjoying Life Through Tri
In the last episode of season two Minseob Kim joins us to recount his first year at Boston University and talk about his academic and athletic journey that lead him to become a triathlete and what life is like at Boston University!
39 minutes | Mar 21, 2022
S2 Ep 9: Trust The Process
In season two episode nine we are joined by Harrison Bassin! This conversation finds its way into talking about the shoes we choose to wear while running into the importance of easy days and trusting the process for the love of the sport.
40 minutes | Mar 14, 2022
S2 Ep 8: HeadStart Trio
In season two episode 8 we are joined by our newest member to the HeadStart team, Andrew Araneo! Todays topic ranges from our current training to defining what it means to succeed vs fail. Plus we discuss our decision to rebrand as HeadStart!
52 minutes | Feb 28, 2022
S2 Ep 7: Overconsumption of Bad Stimuli
In season two episode 7 we are joined by Ryan Mecca to talk about topics ranging from the process of habit making, the consumption of good and bad stimuli, and his own athletic career and goals.
38 minutes | Feb 11, 2022
S2 Ep 6: Lordfatquad is... HULK
In season two episode six we are joined by Nick Marzovilla, a power lifter who currently is attending University of South Florida! In this episode we dive into how Nick got into powerlifting and how he trains to lift heavy in the Squat, Deadlift, and Bench Press. Nick trains hard with almost three hours in the gym daily and a lifestyle that prioritizes his goals over anything else. Learn how nick trains and lives to be the best he can by watching/listening to him in our newest episode! Nicks Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lordfatquad_/ Our Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/headstart_running/ Shoot us an email at Headstartrunning@gmail.com if your interested in appearing in our next podcast!
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