077 Dr. Nicholas Romanov: How the method developed in Russia in 1977 will help you run better today.

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Is running a skill? Our guest says it is and he has over 35 years of research to prove it. We go back in time to when and where the Pose Method originated. You’ll hear how our guest spent Saturdays on top of a train headed for the beach. He shares inspiring stories of how he got

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076 Jordan Giarratano: Keeping the art in martial artist.

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Artist. Teacher. Speaker. These define our guest who takes us on his journey to where he is now as an unlikely business owner in Seattle. We find out why keeping some traditions and letting others go is important as he says it best, “how do we take the beauty of the past for our present.” An academic in all things martial arts he shares

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WW:26 Weekend Warriors: Trying new sports and getting new scars and sending off good friends.

I had never played that one before so why not give it a shot? I did, and got a new scar to show for it. Of course, I could tell you the new sport I tried out this weekend but then you would have no reason to listen to the show! I talk about the newest Athlete On Fire sponsored podcast for Active Entrepreneurs and what our goal is for it. I share stories from a good friend that is moving on from Colorado. From helping me race direct around the country to foam deals that seemed

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075 Mike Swick: “At the end of the day, you have to be a fighter.”

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“At the end of the day, you have to be a fighter.” If any quote summed up an athlete more than this we haven’t seen it. Inspired as a young athlete on a ranch in Texas by none other than the Karate Kid movie, today’s Athlete On Fire has gone on to do some amazing things in the sport

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CoolDown: 007 A summer of ultra’s from around the world.

After a long summer of traveling the world and doing what he does best, run really far, Brendan is back home in the Blue Mountains of Australia and he is putting his stamp on the running community as usual. After an impressive showing at the Western States Endurance Run and racing at UTMB he is already excited to go back and see if he can improve. He shares what it is like to race at a high level for everyone who will

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074 Shane Niemeyer: My journey from suicidal junkie to ironman.

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What is a worthy journey? Do we deserve second chances? Is it ever too late to become who you might have been? Is it too late to become an athlete? These questions and more are answered in today’s powerful and inspiring story of redemption. Our guest was on the streets, homeless. He stole. He hurt people closest to him and he was in and out of

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WW:25 Weekend Warriors: Back stage pass to the newest project with Athlete On Fire.

The Weekend Warrior Show is all about sharing the behind the scenes of Athlete On Fire and alot happens on weekends around here. From producing 20+events this year to raising a young family with two self employed parents, life is exciting and we are here to share it with you. This episode takes us to Boulder, Colorado for a Rocky Mountain Brew Run and a quick interview with chef and head brewer Ian Clark of BRU Boulder. We also have some thank yous from the iTunes reviews, thanks so much. Lastly, we are finally launching a new project and we are giving you access to give some feedback. We love it and hope you do too! Enjoy this newest installment of Weekend Warrior with Scott Jones on the Athlete On Fire station!

 

Links We Said We Would Share From The Show:

BRU Boulder– The brewery the live interview with Ian Clark took place.
Rocky Mountain Brew Runs– The run series we organize in Colorado
iTunes– Where we read the newest reviews, you can give one too if you like what we are doing.
The Active Entrepreneur– The newest addition of valuable and inspiring content for entrepreneurs in the business of getting people and inspiring them to move.

 

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073 Nicole Drummer: One year, two labral surgeries, and why she blames the Super Bowl for her MS.

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Our guest is a triathlete and endurance coach that has had a lifetime of adversity in one year. Two labral repairs and a life changing diagnosis. While watching the Super Bowl she noticed blurry vision. She went to the doctor soon after to learn of the disease she would diagnosed with. She informs us of both of the issues and tries to explain how she is moving forward. We also go over competing at a high level for endurance athletes and some of the tips and tricks she coaches her athletes to perform at a high level. Plug those head phones in on your next run or ride and take a journey with our newest guest on the Athlete On Fire show.

“Suck it up cupcake.”

In This Show We Hear

  • She is actually a Drummer
  • Dr. Dan the Manatee Man
  • How Team In Training got her hooked on endurance
  • Three hip mobility exercises
  • How Optic Neuritis led to her diagnosis
  • The paratriathlete camp that inspired her
  • How she coaches visualization
  • Her bike interval Fitness On Fire
  • Her role with 303 cycling

Quote on Fire

“If you have the courage to begin, you have the courage to succeed.”

Quiz on Fire

We spent the tme for the quiz learning about MS and labral tears.

Connect With Nicole

Success Habit

Working hard.

Book on Fire:

Stumbling On Happiness
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Fitness On Fire: Nicole

Listen to her challenge on the show or go to our brand new Fitness On Fire page to learn more.

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The 36 things: A list worth trying for in my 36th year.

This may be the simplest post you’ll ever see. I turned 36 and I wanted to come up with 36 things I can work on to make it a great year. It really wasn’t that hard. It’s not because I am so flawed but rather because I am an athlete and athletes like to get better. There are things from personal to professional to physical and

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072 Miguel Medina: From serious spinal surgery to elite obstacle racer.

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“Outwork me.” This is the quote of our guest and we would be surprised if you could. He had severe spinal stenosis that led to staff infection and had to have back surgery to fix it all. He came back. Slow at first but all he wanted to do was move. He wanted to run at all times and it continues today. This elite obstacle racer is a first generation Mexican-American who spent his childhood playing video games. He is spreading his energy and insight to inspire others to get out there and challenge themselves to be great. Our guest is a passionate, young athlete and you’ll want to go move after listening to his story on this episode of Athlete On Fire!

“It’s gonna be okay dude.”

In This Show We Hear

  • That he is a 1st generation Mexican-American
  • That is a big gamer(Halo)
  • The Channel 34 connection in LA
  • How Netflix can help us all learn a new language
  • All about his severe spinal stenosis
  • The broken ankle at the Iron story
  • A 45 minute wall sit with resistance
  • Chapman Hill, Durango
  • A day in the life

Quote on Fire

“Outwork me.”

Quiz on Fire

He says he lives by Spartan Law. Let’s find out how much he knows about it.

Connect With Miguel

Success Habit

Working hard.

Book on Fire:

The Egyptian

Fitness On Fire: Miguel

Listen to his challenge on the show or go to our brand new Fitness On Fire page to learn more.

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