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Episode 148 – Melissa Lee – The Impact Of Toxins

  Subscribe Now! For this episode, I had the pleasure of speaking with health coach, Melissa Lee.  We had a great conversation about toxins.  We dove into what toxins are, what they do to the body, and how we can clear them.  You can connect Melissa on Instagram...

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Episode 143 – Ryan Naylor – Moving Better To Lift More

  Subscribe Now! For this episode, I had the pleasure of speaking with strength coach, Ryan Naylor.  We had a great conversation about why proper movement is so important when it comes to lifting mechanics and, also, what proper movement actually means.  You can...

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Episode 140 – John Cullen – It’s Just Parkinson’s

  Subscribe Now! For this episode, I had the pleasure of speaking with John Cullen.  John was given a diagnosis of Parkinson’s Disease 7 years ago, but he has never let it stop him.  Regardless of what you may be going through in your life, I think you can find some...

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Episode 136 – Nicole McManus – Training For An Ultra

  Subscribe Now! For this episode, I had the pleasure of speaking with Spartan Elite, Nicole McManus.  We had a great conversation about her background and took a deep dive into how and why she got into running, obstacle course racing, and ultra-racing.  We also...

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Episode 135 – Jen Rhines – Variability Of Training

  Subscribe Now! For this episode, I had the pleasure of speaking with three-time Olympian, Jen Rhines.  We had a great conversation about her experience as an athlete.  We discussed variability of training, why that’s important for us as runners, and why we shouldn’t...

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Episode 125 – Dani Shahan – The Truth About Sugar

  Subscribe Now! For this episode, I had the pleasure of speaking with nutritionist, Dani Shahan.  We had a great conversation about sugar… not just what they are but how our body actually processes them.  We also discussed the different types of sugars – the good,...

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Episode 119 – Kate Cline – Gut Health and Performance

  Subscribe Now! For this episode, I had the pleasure of speaking with Kate Cline, a registered dietitian who focuses on functional nutrition and gut health.  We had a conversation about how gut health can affect us systemically and, more specifically, how it can...

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Episode 114 – Joe Forney – The Journey Of 300+ Races

  Subscribe Now! For this episode, I had the pleasure of speaking with with OCR athlete, Joe Forney.  Joe has over 300 Spartan races under his belt.  We had a great conversation about how he has pulled that off and why he transitioned from just getting races in, to...

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Episode 112 – Panel Discussion – If The Shoe Fits

  Subscribe Now! For this episode, I had the pleasure of speaking with Dr. Matt Zanis, Dr. Emily Splichal, and Coach Joseph Bautista.  We had a great conversation about… shoes!  We discussed different shoe features, what different shoes are used for, and why they...

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Episode 101 – Alyssa Hawley – Learning From Injuries

  Subscribe Now! For this episode, I had the pleasure of speaking with Spartan elite, Alyssa Hawley.  We had a great conversation about her injury history.  We really dived into what created her injuries, what she’s learned from them, and how she’s utilizing that...

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Episode 100 – Aaron Newell – Never Let Injuries Stop You

  Subscribe Now! For this episode, I had the pleasure of speaking with Spartan elite, Aaron Newell.  We had a great conversation about his injury history, the multiple surgeries he has had during that time, and where he is at today with his racing.  You can connect...

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Episode 96 – Alex Walker – We All Start At The Beginning

  Subscribe Now! For this episode, I had the pleasure of speaking with Spartan elite, Alex Walker.  We had a great conversation about her life, what motivates her, and what keeps her driving every single day.  We also discussed how everyone starts from the beginning...

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Episode 94 – Francis Gennarelli – Training with Purpose

  Subscribe Now! For this episode, I had the pleasure of speaking with Francis Gennarelli, owner of Mud, Sweat, Tears.  We had a great conversation about his training as an endurance athlete and how he takes what he’s learned as an athlete to properly train his...

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Episode 90 – Kaci Monroe – Time Management

  Subscribe Now! For this episode, I had the pleasure of speaking with Spartan Pro, physical therapist, and mom, Kaci Monroe.  We had a great conversation about time management and how to get our training time in while holding a full time job, being a parent, and all...

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Episode 79 – Mike Deibler – Keeping People Safe

  Subscribe Now! For this episode, I had the pleasure of speaking with coach, Mike Deibler.  We had a great conversation about his philosophy on keeping people safe when training as a coach and when we’re thinking about training ourselves as athletes.  You can connect...

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Episode 77 – Nathan Kohlerman – Human Optimization

  Subscribe Now! For this episode, I had the pleasure of speaking with Nathan Kohlerman.  We had a great conversation about human optimization and what he has done to help others optimize their lives.  You can connect with Nathan on his website, Facebook, Instagram...

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Episode 76 – Gino Meriano – Training is a Lifestyle

  Subscribe Now! For this episode, I had the pleasure of speaking with SGX coach, Gino Meriano.  We had a great conversation surrounding training and why training isn’t JUST going to the gym.  It’s a lifestyle!  You can connect with Gino on Facebook and Instagram...

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Episode 75 – Robin Legat – Stop Limiting Yourself

  Subscribe Now! For this episode, I had the pleasure of speaking with Robin Legat, SGX coach and personal trainer.  We had a great conversation surrounding fears, beliefs, and ideas that we have that keep us from doing what we ultimately want to do.  We discussed how...

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Episode 73 – Megan Beck – The OCR Trainer

  Subscribe Now! For this episode, I had the pleasure of speaking with OCR trainer, Megan Beck.  She focuses on technique and biomechanics in her training and we had a great conversation about different things to look at, think about, and to train when we’re thinking...

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Episode 72 – Heather Shourds – Investing In Yourself

  Subscribe Now! For this episode, I had the pleasure of speaking with Heather Shourds, a triathlete and personal trainer with an incredible story about overcoming adversity early in life.  We discuss her story and really dive in to why it is so important to invest in...

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Episode 68 – Joseph Bautista – Training Rope Climbs

  Subscribe Now! For this episode, I had the pleasure of speaking with SGX coach Joseph Bautista.  I did this as a Facebook interview originally.  Because of how great the information was, I wanted to share it with you as well.  Joseph and I had a great discussion...

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Episode 60- Julie Hansen – Intuitive Eating

  Subscribe Now! Podcast Opening:Welcome to Highly Functional. I am Dr. Brianne Showman…the Functional Athletic Specialist with Hardwodder One.So, turn up the volume, put down the distractions and let’s kick this off…Summary Description:For this episode, I was...

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Episode 59 – Cole Schwartz – An Elite’s Journey

  Subscribe Now! Podcast Opening:Welcome to Highly Functional. I am Dr. Brianne Showman…the Functional Athletic Specialist with Hardwodder One.So, turn up the volume, put down the distractions and let’s kick this off…Summary Description:For this episode, I was...

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Episode 55 – The Injured Runner’s Rehab

  Subscribe Now! Podcast Opening:Welcome to Highly Functional. I am Dr. Brianne Showman…the Functional Athletic Specialist with Hardwodder One.So, turn up the volume, put down the distractions and let’s kick this off…Summary Description:I had the pleasure of...

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Episode 54 – OCR Training Without Obstacles

  Subscribe Now! Podcast Opening:Welcome to Highly Functional. I am Dr. Brianne Showman…the Functional Athletic Specialist with Hardwodder One.So, turn up the volume, put down the distractions and let’s kick this off…Summary Description:I had the pleasure of...

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HHF Episode 53 – Keeping You and Your Athletes Healthy

  Subscribe Now! Podcast Opening:Welcome to Highly Functional. I am Dr. Brianne Showman…the Functional Athletic Specialist with Hardwodder One.So, turn up the volume, put down the distractions and let’s kick this off…Summary Description:I had the pleasure of...

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HHF Episode 52 – Diving Deeper With The Injured Runner

  Subscribe Now! Podcast Opening:Welcome to Highly Functional. I am Dr. Brianne Showman…the Functional Athletic Specialist with Hardwodder One.So, turn up the volume, put down the distractions and let’s kick this off…Summary Description:I had the pleasure of...

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