The WODcast Podcast

A mobile, hostile and agile former Navy SEAL with decades of experience in the SEAL teams and other Special Operations units. Expertise in tactical communications, small unit tactics, combat/tactical marksmanship, weapons, anti-terrorism, defensive driving, combative training, digital collection systems, certified diving instructor, recognized writing and photographic talents.

Adventure athlete: recently competed "GODZone" Chapter 8 New Zealand, 650km adventure Race. “Primal Quest 2016” 465-mile 10-day adventure race, competed in the "Arrowhead 135” a 135-mile human sled pull race and numerous extreme endurance races.

Recently Race: Eco-Challenge Fiji, Sept 2019, Team Onyx

Amazon Prime - Worlds Toughest Race

Founder and Co-owner of Trident Athletics (formally Trident CrossFit) in Alexandria, Va, one of the largest CrossFit gyms in the country. A Level-4 trainer, mentor, coach of over 650 athletes of all different athletic abilities and levels to include professionals, first responders, industrial athletes, military forces, and life-long warrior-athletes. All with a common goal, to achieve peak physical and mental prowess and to reach their fullest potential. Chriss fully understands the relationship between total body fitness &mental toughness, and the roles they play in everyday life.

Chris is a Life Coach and mentor to dozens of people looking for a higher purpose in their lives. he is fit, funny, and charming and winner of the hit television show “One Man Army” ep. 5, a competition series featured on Discovery Channel, which pits elite military, extreme sports, and law enforcement operatives against one another.

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Direct download: Episode_463.mp3
Category:Health -- posted at: 12:00pm PST

Nick Dompierre was born July 29, 1986 in New Bedford, MA. He started skateboarding at the age of 12. It became his absolute passion. Nick attended and graduated from Greater New Bedford Regional Vocational High School in the year 2004. His major was carpentry. After graduating he worked for a contractor building houses. Meanwhile still skateboarding when he wasn’t working. Nick would leave MA and go on tours all around the world with his sponsors for events, demos and signings. In 2007 he turned professional.

He is known for his super fast style and and 
smooth performance on big gaps and rails. He has appeared in numerous skate videos such as “The Solstice Video”, Real’s “Roll Forever”, “Since Day 1”, and “Real at the Berrics”. He has had impressive results at large scale national contest such as X- Games, Rob Dyrdek’s STREET LEAGUE, Dew Tour, Tampa Pro, Vans Downtown Showdown, among others. In addition to being a great contest competitor, he gained credibility and a massive fan following due to his natural street skate style. His success has landed him on the covers of Transworld Skate, Thrasher and Slap Magazines.

Nick has grown up pushing the limits, whether on a skateboard or racing his Camaro (it’s been said that he drives like he skates -FAST!). He had his first career setback after a motorcycle accident in 2010, sidelining him for a good portion of the year. Upon recovery he was invited to compete in the exclusive ESPN Street League contest
series, which is the brainchild of world-renowned skater and MTV personality Rob Dyrdek. Shortly after his second appearance in the Street League 2011 series he returned to Massachusetts to prep for upcoming video parts and contests, where he took an unfortunate accident fracturing his vertebrae in 2 locations, C6 and T1.

After breaking his neck he started therapy to rebuild strengthen in his back/neck. It was by far the worst injury he ever experienced. He was unsure if he would ever be able to skate again. With months and months of therapy and rehabilitation he was recovering. During the rehabilitation Nick developed a love for strength training. Noticing the changes in his body and feeling of being stronger. After his injury completely healed he continued skateboarding as a professional while strength training too. He then later got his ISSA (International Sports Science Association) Personal Trainer Certification. He’s designs individualized Online Coaching programs and diets for each one of his clients. His goal is to help everyone reach their desired physique and to be as healthy as possible!

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Try it completely free for two weeks, and if you decide to continue, you can get 10% off using promo code WODCAST10. Simply visit thereadystate.com and use code WODCAST10 at checkout.

Hurry! Code expires June 1st!
Cellucor:
Powered by CarnoSyn® Beta-Alanine, BetaPower®, and other key ingredients that support explosive energy, alertness, and performance, the C4® Energy lineup is dominating the booming performance energy category across the country. With ten amazing flavors built on zero sugar, sodium, carbs, and calories, C4® Energy offers a delicious way to awaken your super and conquer your goals.

Go to C4Energy.com and use code WODCAST for 20% off.

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Direct download: Episode_462.mp3
Category:Health -- posted at: 12:00am PST

Patrick Vellner - One of the top CrossFit athletes in the sport of CrossFit. Before he became a CrossFit athlete he was a competitive gymnast and lacrosse player. Additionally, he played rugby when he was young. Patrick did gymnastics with his older brother and played lacrosse with his younger brother. After competing nationally for several years, he retired from gymnastics in 2010. He continued to play lacrosse until 2015.

In 2012, Patrick moved to Montreal to study Kinesiology at McGill University. At this point, he was only trying to keep himself fit. He went on to win the Open in 2019 and podium three out of the last 5 years. With Mat Fraser retiring 2021 could possibly be the year of Patrick Vellner.

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Direct download: Episode_461.mp3
Category:Health -- posted at: 12:00pm PST

Ryan Hall - is a retired American long-distance runner who holds the U.S. record in the half marathon. With his half marathon record time (59:43), he became the first U.S. runner to break the one-hour barrier in the event. He is also the only American to run a sub-2:05 marathon (2:04:58 at the 2011 Boston marathon). However, this time is not eligible to be a record due to the course being point-to-point and a net-downhill course. Hall won the marathon at the 2008 United States Olympic Trials and placed tenth in the Olympic marathon in Beijing. He is now coaching other runners and heavily into strength training.

Direct download: Episode_460.mp3
Category:Health -- posted at: 12:00am PST

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