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Strong Woman Radio, Episode 13, Welcome to the First Male Guests

Strong Woman Radio, Episode 13, Welcome to the First Male Guests

January 23, 2015
  • Intro (0:00)
  • Latest & Greatest (1:15)
    • Welcome to our first male guests, Barry Von Perkins from The Edge and Dustin Payne from Nova Strongman - they will be sharing on what it is like to train women in the sport of lifting heavy things
    • Barry's involvement with Ice Queen
    • How Barry has seen woman come into lifting as of late
    • It's not I can't - it is I have not yet - how your mental approach impacts your abilities
    • Speed bumps and lady lumps
    • How strength training programs differ between men and women
    • The importance of making time for yourself and creating habits
    • What to do when you can't find a good strength training gym in your area
    • The craziest things Barry and Dustin have encountered while training women
    • How empowering lifting can be
    • The most difficult part to training women
      • The role of recovery
    • Performance in training vs. contests
    • Training tactics for competitions
    • Find the upcoming Ladies Lift competitions here
    • Find many more amazing resources and information on Ladies Lift Here
  • Outro (1:14:18)
Strong Woman Radio, Episode 12

Strong Woman Radio, Episode 12

January 16, 2015
  • Intro (0:00)
  • Latest & Greatest (1:15)
    • Stacy finished the Real Life Paleo book tour and got to lift with Jen Sinkler while in Minneapolis
    • The cat clan in Stacy's house
    • Viv's next competition will be on February 28 and is also doing Cupid Undie Run - support her at http://my.cupids.org/missvfit
      • If she reaches her fundraising goal she will make a training video on the 9 fundamental Crossfit movements
      • All the money raised goes to children with cancer
    • Viv also went to the recent Ice Queen Competition hosted by Ladies Lift Here - they are looking to host another one in April so be on the lookout for that
    • Challenges with speed bumps
    • Dear Kates shorts and pants
  • Questions & Answers (22:54)
    • Crystal - how do I pick the right gym?
    • Katrina - what to do after the hypertrophy cycle?
  • Closing Thoughts (38:46)
    • Thank you everyone for your support and engagement!
    • Don't forget to submit those questions, feel free to send them to paleoparentsteam@gmail.com or to send them in via social media
    • We will be lining up more guests for future episodes
    • Some posts from Stacy of note:
  • Outro (44:36)
Strong Woman Radio, Episode 11

Strong Woman Radio, Episode 11

January 16, 2015
  • Intro (0:00)
  • Latest & Greatest (1:15)
    • First time recording in person, may start doing this on a weekly basis when they meet up to lift
    • Dealing with year end feels
    • Lifting hungover
    • The new Friday routine - lift, record, amazing food from Matt and a hot tub soak
    • How to break the rut, especially when you don't have a specific lifting/fitness goal
      • Unsure of where to start
      • Securing support and motivation
      • Coming up with a plan/program
      • Stacy went with Smolov 
    • Self respect - read more here
    • Viv's next competition will be on February 28 and is also doing Cupid Undie Run - support her at http://my.cupids.org/missvfit
      • If she reaches her fundraising goal she will make a training video on the 9 fundamental Crossfit movements
      • All the money raised goes to children with cancer
  • Outro (29:32)
Episode 10: Catch Up

Episode 10: Catch Up

December 8, 2014

Episode 10

  • Intro (0:00)
  • Latest & Greatest (1:15)
    • Why the long break? Real Life Paleo was released and Stacy headed out on The Paleo View Book Signing Tour
    • Vivian's fitness recommendations for Stacy while on tour
    • How Stacy is going to build consistency with training again and her priorities in life now
    • How Stacy is going to train in a home gym for future competitions
    • Vivian's next competition will likely be in April
    • Vivian is doing Cupid Undie Run - support her at http://my.cupids.org/missvfit
      • If she reaches her fundraising goal she will make a training video on the 9 fundamental Crossfit movements
      • All the money raised goes to children with cancer
      • Vivian is CRAFTING FOR THE KIDS! This year she will be making arm knit infinity scarves!
        • I ask that for donations of $15+ I'll finger knit ear warmer/headband for donations of $30+ you will get a scarf of my choosing. If you Donate $40+ you can pick your own colors! This would make a great gift and will helpthe kids to #endNF
    • Diet choices to support recovery and goals
  • Questions & Answers (41:08)
    • Sylvia - how to handle cramps while lifting?
    • Angie - how to lift despite previous back injuries?
    • Kristy - more ideas on dealing with stinky training clothes and gear
    • Sarah - how best to handle weight increase increments to build strength?
  • Outro (1:04:44)
Episode 9: Come at Us, Bro.

Episode 9: Come at Us, Bro.

November 6, 2014

strong woman radio

Welcome to Strong Woman Radio, a sanctuary free of testosterone (except for a few special guests), where ladies who like to lift heavy things can chitchat about the struggles and success that comes with being a woman in a male dominated sport. We welcome listeners of all sports, be it strongman, Crossfit, olympic lifting or more; but be warned we don't like running very much unless we are carrying or dragging something heavy while we do it.

DON'T FORGET TO download, subscribe to and listen to the previous episodes! And as you get familiar with the show, leave those reviews and ratings in iTunes, and send us your questions and comments via the comment form, which can be found here.

Enjoy the show and lift on ladies!

Episode 9

Episode 8: Jen Sinkler

Episode 8: Jen Sinkler

October 31, 2014

strong woman radio

Welcome to Strong Woman Radio, a sanctuary free of testosterone (except for a few special guests), where ladies who like to lift heavy things can chitchat about the struggles and success that comes with being a woman in a male dominated sport. We welcome listeners of all sports, be it strongman, Crossfit, olympic lifting or more; but be warned we don't like running very much unless we are carrying or dragging something heavy while we do it.

DON'T FORGET TO download, subscribe to and listen to the previous episodes! And as you get familiar with the show, leave those reviews and ratings in iTunes, and send us your questions and comments via the comment form, which can be found here.

Enjoy the show and lift on ladies!

Episode 8

  • Intro (0:00)
  • Latest & Greatest (1:15)
    • This week another awesome guest is on the show - Jen Sinkler!

      • How Stacy discovered Jen and her inspiring motto
      • Jen's Strongman training and how both Stacy's and Jen's social circles overlap
    • More from Jen on her athletic background
    • Jen's tips on getting involved with Strongman training and how to get educated on the topic
    • How to get involved with additional weight lifting programs
    • The most common challenges for those who are new to power lifting
    • Intuitive training
    • Vivian's favorite event
    • Stacy's favorite event
    • Protecting your skin while lifting
    • Working different muscles to strengthen specific movements
    • How to pick up an atlas stone
  • Final Thoughts (1:04:28)
    • Big thanks to Jen for joining this week's show!
    • Be sure to check out Jen's site here and Lift Weights Faster as well
  • Outro (1:05:17)

Episode 7: Stephanie Gaudreau

Episode 7: Stephanie Gaudreau

October 24, 2014

strong woman radio

Welcome to Strong Woman Radio, a sanctuary free of testosterone (except for a few special guests), where ladies who like to lift heavy things can chitchat about the struggles and success that comes with being a woman in a male dominated sport. We welcome listeners of all sports, be it strongman, Crossfit, olympic lifting or more; but be warned we don't like running very much unless we are carrying or dragging something heavy while we do it.

DON'T FORGET TO download, subscribe to and listen to the previous episodes! And as you get familiar with the show, leave those reviews and ratings in iTunes, and send us your questions and comments via the comment form, which can be found here.

Enjoy the show and lift on ladies!

  • Intro (0:00)
  • Latest & Greatest (1:15)
    • Back after a few weeks off with their first ever guest - Stephanie Gaudreau from Stupid Easy Paleo, who is also an olympic lifter and previously a Crossfit regional competitor

    • What Stephanie is up to
    • How Stephanie got involved with lifting and what her path looked like in the beginning
  • Lifting and How it Impacts Health (14:34)
    • The benefits of lifting things that are very heavy
    • More on muscles fibers and how to activate them
    • What happens to the muscles when you are not active
    • How to implement a lifting routine
    • Linear progression
    • Breaking the low weight, high cardio training mentality
    • The value of a lifting community
    • Stacy is focused on getting health, happy and harder to kill
    • Paleo isn't necessarily low carb or high carb
  • Final Thoughts (52:20)
    • Would like to have Stephanie back on at a later date to talk about eating for performance
    • Thank you for joining us today Stephanie!
    • It is never too late to take on a lifting regimen
    • Check out all of Stephanie's awesomeness here
    • And watch Stephanie's and Stacy's AHS presentation on this topic here
  • Outro (59:41)
Episode 6: Vivian Competes in Vegas

Episode 6: Vivian Competes in Vegas

September 28, 2014

strong woman radio

Welcome to Strong Woman Radio, a sanctuary free of testosterone (except for a few special guests), where ladies who like to lift heavy things can chitchat about the struggles and success that comes with being a woman in a male dominated sport. We welcome listeners of all sports, be it strongman, Crossfit, olympic lifting or more; but be warned we don't like running very much unless we are carrying or dragging something heavy while we do it.

DON'T FORGET TO download, subscribe to and listen to the previous episodes! And as you get familiar with the show, leave those reviews and ratings in iTunes, and send us your questions and comments via the comment form, which can be found here.

Enjoy the show and lift on ladies!

Episode 6

  • Intro (0:00)
  • Latest & Greatest (1:15)
    • Stacy has been working on the home gym and got in a workout since she last spoke with Vivian
    • Stacy's hot tub was installed
    • Trying to figure out the name of the home gym
    • Real Life Paleo and its three phase approach to paleo to make it a sustainable lifestyle - comes out November 4 and Stacy will be doing a book tour with the release
    • Halloween anticipation and excitement
    • Vivian is the 8th strongest woman in the world!
      • Vivian shared more on her trip to Vegas for the national strongman competition and what she experienced in the competition
      • Checking out Mr. Olympia
      • How the individual events at the competition went
      • To see videos from the event check here and check Vivian's Instagram for photos here
  • Recommendations for Recovery (38:13)
    • Soup for recovery
    • Hot and cold soaks or showers
    • Sleep
    • Movement
    • Sunlight
    • Making healthy choices with food and hydration
  • Final Thoughts (56:00)
    • Submit those questions here
    • Lavender also helps with bruising
  • Outro (1:05:49)
Episode 5: Vivian Off to NAS Nationals!

Episode 5: Vivian Off to NAS Nationals!

September 20, 2014

strong woman radio

Welcome to Strong Woman Radio, a sanctuary free of testosterone (except for a few special guests), where ladies who like to lift heavy things can chitchat about the struggles and success that comes with being a woman in a male dominated sport. We welcome listeners of all sports, be it strongman, Crossfit, olympic lifting or more; but be warned we don't like running very much unless we are carrying or dragging something heavy while we do it.

DON'T FORGET TO download, subscribe to and listen to the previous episodes! And as you get familiar with the show, leave those reviews and ratings in iTunes, and send us your questions and comments via the comment form, which can be found here.

Enjoy the show and lift on ladies!

Episode 5

  • Intro (0:00)
  • Latest & Greatest (1:15)
    • Stacy got Real Life Paleo off to the printer, but edits somehow continue
    • Stacy's recent trip to Florida
    • Vivian's preparation for nationals and what she expects at the event
    • Stacy's missing cat
  • Questions & Answers (11:16)
    • Looking for input on portions, and are nightly desserts a bad thing?

    • What do you wear to work? What do you recommend for women with booties? And how about mascara and deodorant while you are working out? (20:59)
    • What do you know about spinal integrity and scoliosis with lifting? (35:05)
    • Tips on detergent for sports apparel(43:37)
    • How do you deal with bruises after lifting? (44:56)
  • Final Thoughts (56:00)
    • Vivian's priorities before she leaves for nationals
    • Sending Vivian all of our good luck vibes!
    • Interaction with fans at events
    • Watch @misvfit on Instagram and Twitter for updates from nationals
  • Outro (1:00:45)

Episode 4: Summer Showdown Recap and Things They Won’t Tell You

Episode 4: Summer Showdown Recap and Things They Won’t Tell You

September 3, 2014

On this episode, Stacy talks about Saturday's competition just past and Viv and Stacy talk about the things they won't tell you will be different for females when strength training.