Episode 28: Community and Fleeting Youth with Cody Roth

Episode 28: Community and Fleeting Youth with Cody Roth

This an extremely rare "catch and release" episode.  Nate and I were in Austin for a workshop at Crux Climbing Center, and I saw the news that Cody Roth had completed the FA of "Me I Eat Dust", which at 14+ is the hardest sport climb in Texas.  However, it was his comments about the idea that while he isn't in the shape he was in his 20's, he's climbing better, that got me interested.

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Episode 27: Why Form Matters with Paul Corsaro

Episode 27: Why Form Matters with Paul Corsaro

I know, I know.  You're getting antsy.  Me too.  Thing is, I've been bouldering.  Alot.  And honestly, I'm still on schedule, so there.  So this is what you've got... two per month... unless, of course, you guys push us to our $100 per month goal at our Patreon page, and then you'll get 3 each month, which means more work for me, and more utter happiness for you.

But hold off on your dismay... today we're talking to our Strength and Conditioning Coach, Paul Corsaro, about a topic that is extremely important to all of us.... Why Form Matters.  Whether it be strength training, climbing, or just sitting at a desk chair.  Regardless of what you're doing, form matters.  

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Episode 25: Using Limitations with Craig DeMartino

Episode 25: Using Limitations with Craig DeMartino

In our first episode of 2017, we talk with climber Craig Demartino, who also happens to be an amputee.  You'd never know it by talking to him or climbing with him, unless he pulls up his pants leg.  Despite the odds, he's become a better rock climber after deciding to amputate his leg.  That's correct... he DECIDED to amputate.  A tough decision that he's very nonchalant about.  

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Episode 23: Life Imitates Art with Miguel Ventura, and special guest Dario Ventura

Episode 23: Life Imitates Art with Miguel Ventura, and special guest Dario Ventura

This isn't about training.  It's bigger than that.  It's about community.

Miguel's Pizza.  It's been called the "Camp 4 of the East", but that title isn't big enough.  More than what you see on the surface... the cheap camping, amazing pizza, great place to meet partners and sneak beers in brown paper bags, an undeniable climbing institution... Miguel's is a community. 

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Episode 18: V11 to 5.11 with Carrie Cooper

Episode 18: V11 to 5.11 with Carrie Cooper

Yes, you read that correctly.  V11 to 5.11.  

In this episode I have a really great conversation with V11 boulderer, mom, and physical therapist Carrie Cooper.  She's set big goals for her sport climbing... but 5.11 is still difficult for her.  Not necessarily physically, but it's hard nonetheless.  We walk through her process, how she deals with the ego, and talk about what she's learning.

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Episode 17: Process vs. Goal Based Motivation with Arno Ilgner

Episode 17: Process vs. Goal Based Motivation with Arno Ilgner

In Episode 17 I sit down with mental training guru Arno Ilgner of The Warriors Way.  Most of us recognize The Warriors Way as a way to get over the fear of falling, but it's so much more.  Athletes of all levels can benefit hugely from what Arno and I discuss during this podversation... the differences between being motivated by goals and being motivated by process. 

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