Part 1 went so well with Kevin that we decided to get him back to the gym and complete part two! In the second part, we discuss training, weightlifting, time management, mindset, training with different coaches, coaching styles, and drug use in sport. We hope you enjoy the show… https://starkestrengthconditioning.files.wordpress.com/2018/03/20-part-two-w-kevin-kowalyk.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | […]Read more "#020 Kevin Kowalyk 2012 London Olympic Games Rower (Part 2)"
#019 Kevin Kowalyk 2012 London Olympic Games Rower (Part 1) I’ve known Kevin since we were six years old. We’ve experienced a lot together over the years and it’s been amazing to see Kevin grow into the person he is today. In Part 1. of the podcast, we dive into Kevin’s mindset while training and […]Read more "#019 Kevin Kowalyk 2012 London Olympic Games Rower (Part 1)"
Sometimes athletes ask to redo an Open workout. It may or may not be a good idea depending on the workout, your recovery, your mindset and the workout itself. Ben Fransoo and Paul Dyck discuss when you should or shouldn’t redo an Open workout. Thanks for listening! https://starkestrengthconditioning.files.wordpress.com/2018/03/18-should-i-redo-an-open-workout.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android […]Read more "#018 Should I Redo a CrossFit Open Workout?"
It’s that time of year again. The 2018 CrossFit Open is upon us. The CrossFit Open is your chance to test yourself and compare your results to last year, to others in your box, to others in our city and province, and even to the rest of the world. I look at it as a […]Read more "#017 The 2018 CrossFit Open With Ben Fransoo & Paul Dyck"
How can a sports psychology consultant help you take your mental game to the next level? Well, you’ve probably heard that the body follows the mind and nothing could be further from the truth. Whether you’re talking negatively about something going on in your life, about a weight your about to lift, or a movement […]Read more "#016 Sports Psychology With Rachelle Valel & Paul Dyck"
There will always be fad diets out there that are constantly changing. Like Jorie says “What’s right or cool today will be wrong and doomed tomorrow”. One thing we can’t hide from is our genetics. Getting a genetic-based test done is a blueprint on your genetic makeup and can help to make the choices needed […]Read more "#015 Genetic Testing With Dietician Jorie Janzen & Paul Dyck"
What are you Training for? There are so many programs out there that promise to deliver something that may or may not be attainable or sustainable. Some of them can lead to issues with body image issues, metabolic dysfunction and uneducated methods of training and weight loss. We hope that people will shop around, ask […]Read more "#014 What Are You Training For? With Paul Dyck and Ben Fransoo"
I’ve been wanting to have Mikey on for a while now as he has been an amazing addition to the Starke family. Mikey walked through our doors six months ago at 320lbs and with a dedicated and committed attitude he’s been coming in almost every day busting his butt and making positive changes. He is […]Read more "#013 Making Gainz With Magic Mikey & Paul Dyck"
Starke is excited to have Mark and Kurt coming in for some demo sessions in Powerlifting at the end of October. For those that don’t know powerlifting incorporates the three big lifts the squat, the bench press, and the deadlift. To be proficient in these lifts athletes need to learn the technique and how to […]Read more "#012 Powerlifting with Mark Oxer, Kurt Kornelson & Paul Dyck"
What is Athletic Therapy? Some people have tried and experienced treatment with and AT and others have no clue what it is. In this podcast you’ll find out what AT is about and hopefully it will answer some questions you may have about the service. To book an appointment with Heather or Jeremy CLICK HERE […]Read more "#011 What Is Athletic Therapy with Heather Normand, Jeremy LaHaie & Paul Dyck"