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The Athletes Podcast
49 minutes | a day ago
Jennifer Cohen - Best Selling Author & Performance Mentor - Episode #72
This week on The Athletes Podcast features Jennifer Cohen. Jen is a fitness personality, author, and body image consultant living in Los Angeles, California. She also has a podcast called Habits And Hustle listed on Entrepreneur Magazines podcast network. We were super happy to have her on, and hope you all enjoy this week's episode!1:10: How you became Jen Cohen8:00: Getting Keanu Reeves on Jen's Demo Tape14:30: Approach to becoming one of the top fitness influencers 19:30: Biggest pieces of advice guests have given on Jen's podcast30:30: Brands Jen works with34:00: Jen talks about her book No Gym Required35:30: Pressure as a top fitness entrepreneur42:00: Resistance training and diet43:10: Good Human Foundation - "Babes for Boobs"46:00: Biggest piece of advice for the next generation
52 minutes | 8 days ago
Mikey Taylor - Pro Skateboarder/Entrepreneur - Episode #71
This episode of The Athletes Podcast features Mikey Taylor. Taylor is a professional skateboarder, entrepreneur, and the President of Commune Capital. Truly an amazing guest to have on the podcast and we had a wonderful conversation with him. Hope you all enjoy it!6:20: What got you into skateboarding11:20: Heckling in LA when skateboarding14:20: Choosing skateboarding over college21:10: Methods used to achieve goals27:20: What is Commune Capital 32:20: Personal growth35:30: What did Tony Hawk mean to you?37:10: Best Christmas present ever received?38:40: Mikey Taylors morning routine43:00: Taylors thoughts on the Stock Market46:50: Biggest misconceptions going from amateur to pro skateboarder49:20: Single biggest piece of advice for next generation of athletes
54 minutes | 15 days ago
Brad Keller - Kansas City Royals Pitcher - Episode #70
This week The Athletes Podcast features Brad Keller. Keller is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Kansas City Royals in Major League Baseball (MLB). We had an amazing chat with Brad, and loved hearing his story on coming up through the ranks. Enjoy the Podcast!2:00: Spring Training in Arizona4:00: Brad Kellers Journey to the MLB7:50: Looking back at the Minor Leagues11:20: What it's like playing with no fans13:00: Striking out Clint Frazier16:50: Pitching opening day for The Royals19:20: Pitching against the Braves (as a fan of them growing up)21:30: Method to calm nerves before a game23:20: What batters look for against a Pitcher25:00: Importance of being a multi-sport athlete27:40: Ideal foursome for a Round of Golf29:10: Looking up to John Smoltz31:20: Going to a football game in Michigan (The Big House)32:55: Kellers take on pineapple on pizza33:50: Kellers doppelganger34:40: Increased game time during postseason Gameplay35:50: What's the sports Atmosphere like in Kansas City38:20: Interest in sports cards/price of Mike Trouts signed rookie card41:35: Feeling of pitching at Wrigley & Fenway43:55: Pressures to perform at an elite Level 46:05: Biggest misconception prior to playing in the MLB47:55: What it’s like being in a pitching rotation50:10: Dealing with COVID-1952:10: Biggest piece of advice to the next generation of athletes
44 minutes | 23 days ago
Curtis Mitchell - Bronze Medalist 200m Event - Episode #69
This week on The Athletes Podcast features MR. 200, Curtis Mitchell. Curtis is an American track athlete, who specializes in both the 100m and 200m events. He was a bronze medalist in the 200m worlds in Moscow in 2013, and a USA National Champion in 2014. Definitely, an amazing athlete to have on the podcast. Hope you all enjoy it!1:00: Introduction1:30: Who is Curtis Mitchell8:30: What was life like before reaching the "Elite Level" 17:30: 2013 Men's 200m Final - Moscow, Getting Bronze23:40: Fun Facts of what can be done in 20 seconds 27:30: Clubhouse App28:30: Superbowl Recap - What does it take to be the GOAT?32:10: Foot Injury - What it was like physically & Mentally?37:50: How has Meditation Helped Curtis Mitchell?40:30: What is next for Curtis Mitchell 42:10: Single Piece of Advice for the Future Generation of Athletes?
47 minutes | a month ago
Monica Aksamit - USA Olympic Fencer - Episode #68
This episode of The Athletes Podcast features Monica Aksamit. Monica is an American sabre fencer. She represented her country at the 2016 Summer Olympics where she earned a bronze medal in the Women's Sabre Team event. She was an amazing guest to have on and we hope you enjoy the episode!02:30: Thoughts on Clubhouse?04:00: Importance of Mental Health06:00: Thoughts When Asked to come on The Athletes Podcast08:00: What got you into Fencing09:30: Feeling when getting a full scholarship to Penn State12:00: Food at the Olympic Games 14:50: Camaraderie between Olympic Athletes18:50: Dealing with a Back Injury23:30: Bungee Jumping Experience26:30: Love for Disney Movies27:30: Harry Styles Turning down Prince Eric28:30: Importance of Warming Up30:00: Routine as a Fencer31:30: Traveling Spots Post Pandemic35:00: Feelings about Being On Podcasts37:30: What's next for Monica Aksamit39:30: What Kind of Fruit is Monica Aksamit41:30: Polish Views of America 43:00: Why you chose Sabre Fencing46:30: Piece of Advice for Future Athletes
50 minutes | a month ago
Greg Taylor - USA Cancer Cycle - Episode #67
This week on The Athletes Podcast we have on Greg Taylor. Greg will be biking around the United States of America for Charity. He will be partnering with the Cancer nonprofit, Chemo Noir and its founder Katrin Casey. The Route Will Be:Jacksonville -> San Diego -> Seattle -> Maine -> JacksonvilleThe entire journey will be 11,500 miles (18,510 km) and will take approx. 6 months to complete.3:30: Why are you doing this cycling challenge?4:30: Mental Aspect off This ride6:45: How do you mentally prepare?8:30: How did your family react to the news about your ride?13:20: What is your End Goal when you vision crossing that finish line?16:30: What are certain “Hiccups” you are prepared for18:30: How were the choices in building your bike made?20:30: What is your support network like?23:15: What strategies are you using to keep your focus during this long journey25:00: Who was Greg Taylor before this CrossFit/Bike athlete we have to see today?29:40: Mental health accompanied by being an Athlete36:00: What are some of your favourite destinations you will be stopping at?39:20: Where can people get involved?42:20: Piece of advice for the next generationInstagram:usacancercycleTwitter: usacancercycleTikkTok: usacancercycle Website: www.usacancercycle.com
71 minutes | a month ago
"Frisbee Rob" McLeod - Guinness World Record Holder - Episode #66
On this week's episode of The Athletes Podcast, we have the privilege of speaking with Rob McLeod. "Frisbee Rob” McLeod is a motivational speaker and frisbee ambassador living in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. He has 6 Guinness World Records, 13 World Championships, and the Canadian Distance Record. He is the co-author of The Davy Rule and the creator of the Unplugg’d Challenge. We had a great time chatting with him and hope you all enjoy listening to this episode!Whats Talked about in the podcast:2:20: NHL Talk3:20: Who is Frisbee Rob7:40: How did you get into frisbee?11:40: How do you sell kids/people to frisbee16:40: How are your accolades achieved? 20:50: Will technology improvements help with breaking records (like the improvement in clubs and hockey sticks)22:50: What are the different types of frisbees used in disc golf?24:35: Hammer vs Upside-down releases27:35: Interests in other sports?31:50: Types of training done as a disc golfer37:00: Is Tom Brady the goat?40:10: Is there anything you do nutrition-wise to help you out52:50: Unplug challenge - Screen times1:01:20: Mr. Beast videos/ YouTube1:04:20 - Fever Pitch with Jimmy Fallon1:06:50- How can we add more speed and spin in our throw?1:08:20 Advice for next generation of Athletes
37 minutes | 2 months ago
Nikola Djogo - Notre Dame Basketball Player - Episode #65
This week on The Athletes Podcast we welcome Nikola Djogo, A guard for the Notre Dame Fighting Irish Men's Basketball Team. Nikola is from Hamilton Ontario and is the only Canadian player on the team, we had a great conversation with him, and hope you guys enjoy it! What's talked about in the podcast:3.30 When did you start playing basketball 5.30 Building your work ethic 7.10 Inspiration from Kobe and The Raptors 9.10 Passing of Kobe Bryant 10.55 Whats it like being a part of the Fighting Irish? 12.50 Biggest misconception you thought growing up 15.00 Recovering from Injury (Torn Labrum) 16.20 What helped the most in the recovery process 17.40: Importance of Academics and how it can be applied to Athletics 19.30: Transitioning from Canada to the States 21.30: Differences in American and Canada 23.30: Day in the life of an NCAA Athlete 25.30: Meal Prep to focus on gaining weight 27.00: Top 3 visiting arenas to play in 28.40: Fighting Irish name changing due to social pressures? 31.00: What's next for Nikola Djogo 33.55: Advice for Next Generation of Athletes
38 minutes | 2 months ago
Skylar Thomas - Center Back Pittsburgh Riverhounds - Episode #64
Skylar Thomas is a Canadian professional soccer player who currently a player for the Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC in the USL Championship. Skylar is also the creator of Kick Deck. Kick Deck is a personal soccer trainer in a deck of cards focusing on technique, juggling, strength, and core. So sit back and enjoy the podcast!3.30: Who is Skylar Thomas4.30: Feelings When drafted by Toronto FC5.50: Differences playing in Canadian vs American cities8.00: Coping with losing in a professional sport.9.30: What is Kickdeck? Why Did Skylar start it12.55: Getting into the business of doing Kickdeck15.30: Misconceptions when experiencing being a professional athlete18.20: Sports that indirectly helped with soccer19.35: Life changes made when becoming a professional21.50: Rest/Recovery Methods23.00: Questions about Toronto Stereotypes24.00: Favourite city to visit/play in24.50: Additions to your lifestyle that has made you a better athlete26.10: Why was Soccer your sport of choice27.40: Advice for a 27yr old aspiring for a professional contract30.50: Growth in Canadian soccer34.30: The biggest piece of advice for next generation of athletes
52 minutes | 2 months ago
Jonathan J. Jones - Student Athlete Development - Episode #63
This week on The Athletes Podcast we sit down with Jonathan Jones. Jonathan is a young professional and former student-athlete with a desire to use his adversities and life experiences to influence holistic development of current student-athletes. Jonathan is also the host of the podcast Beyond The Ball. This podcast shares actual strategies to set student-athletes up for true success.Enjoy!!
53 minutes | 3 months ago
Liz Gleadle - Canadian Olympian - Episode #62
Join host David Stark as he welcomes Liz Gleadle to The Athletes Podcast. Liz is a Canadian track and field athlete competing in the javelin throw. She has represented Canada in both the 2012 Olympic Games in London, England; and the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
50 minutes | 3 months ago
D. J. Lalama - Montreal Alouettes Linebacker - Episode #61
Join host David Start as he sits down with DJ Lalama. DJ is a Linebacker for the Montreal Alouettes of the CFL. He was drafted in 2016 by the Edmonton Eskimos, and attended the New York Giants rookie camp. Lalama also earned a Bachelor's degree in Kinesiology, and works as the Athlete Relations Manager for BODYLOGIX. On top of all this, DJ will soon be launching Team DJ47, a one-stop-shop for all your athletic needs! So sit back an enjoy the amazing conversation had in this weeks podcast!
44 minutes | 3 months ago
Marissa Graham - Professional Hockey Player - Episode #60
Marissa Graham is a professional Women's hockey player who currently plays for Färjestad BK in the Swedish Hockey League. Marissa also played 3 years with the Brock Badgers and 2 years with the Liberty University Lady Flames.
62 minutes | 3 months ago
Sal Di Stefano - Mind Pump Host - Episode #59
This week on The Athletes Podcast we have Sal Di Stefano. Sal is a co-host on the Mind Pump Podcast who works alongside Justin Andrews, Adam Schafer, and Doug Egge. Mind Pump is an online radio show/podcast that is dedicated to providing truthful fitness and health information.
54 minutes | 3 months ago
Justin Andrews - Mind Pump Host - Episode #58
This week on The Athletes Podcast we have Justin Andrews. Justin is a co-host on the Mind Pump Podcast who works alongside Sal Di Stefano, Adam Schafer, and Doug Egge. Mind Pump is an online radio show/podcast that is dedicated to providing truthful fitness and health information.
96 minutes | 4 months ago
Adam Schafer - Mind Pump Host - Episode #57
This week on The Athletes Podcast we have Adam Schafer. Adam is a co-host on the podcast Mind Pump. Mind Pump is an online radio show/podcast that is dedicated to providing truthful fitness and health information. Sit back and enjoy yet another great episode from The AP.
61 minutes | 4 months ago
Kurtis Gabriel - San Jose Sharks Forward - Episode #56
Kurtis Gabriel is a person who plays hockey under contract for the San Jose Sharks. Gabriel was selected by the Minnesota Wild in the 3rd round (81st overall) of the 2013 NHL Entry Draft. Kurtis is also a mental health advocate and an LGBTQIA+ Ally. He was an amazing guest to have on the podcast and overall an amazing human being. ENJOY!!
52 minutes | 4 months ago
Liam Donnelly - Canadian Pro Triathlete - Episode #55
On the 55th episode of The Athletes Podcast, Dave stark sits down with Liam Donnely. A triathlete currently at Western University. Liam has attended many provincial and national competitions and competes close to 10 triathlons every summer. Sit back and enjoy another great episode of The Athletes Podcast.
77 minutes | 4 months ago
Ryan Phillips - Mental Health Advocate - Episode #54
Ryan Phillips is an ex-hockey player and current mental health advocate. He was featured on National Geographic where we learned about his crazy life story, which we discuss in this podcast! and Ryan currently has a podcast of his own called All Over The Map Podcast. Grab a pair of headphones get comfy and enjoy an amazing hour-long chat with Ryan Phillips.
31 minutes | 5 months ago
Brandon Slade - Defenseman for The Toronto Rock - Episode #53
Join host David Stark as he sits down with professional lacrosse player Brandon Slade. Slade is a defenseman for the Toronto Rock lacrosse team of the NLL. Sit back and enjoy the episode!
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