We immerse ourselves in fitness at MTN RDY, but our lives as athletes stretch far beyond the trail and gym. We’re affected, inspired, and intrigued by leaders in the outdoor world. By people who are doing something differently, or daring a little bigger. Thus, the MTN RDY podcast—where our ever-curious founder, Sean Crotty, asks questions we’d all love the answers to.
MTN RDY Podcast #18: Well Rounded Athleticism with Matt Chan
Today we chat with all around amazing outdoor athlete, Matt Chan. Matt Chan is known for not only being a professional CrossFitter (6x Games Competitor and finishing 2nd at the Games in 12') but he is also an accomplished Mountain Athlete as well. Matt takes a very calculated approach to training and his overall fitness. He is extremely self-aware and continues to put out high-quality content and information on a regular basis. He has also overcome significant injury and has a strong mindfulness practice. On this Podcast we discuss: Matt's journey into the fitness worldMatt's love for the outdoorsTraining for the Outdoors/CrossFit Overcoming Injuryand more...... To learn more about MTN RDY and to sign up for our Newsletter go to http://www.mountainreadyfit.com
MTN RDY Podcast #17: Your Gut Health with Shannon O'Grady, Ph.D
We are back with Dr. Shannon O'Grady! Today we chat about your second brain, your gut! As new studies on your gut are released consistently, we find ourselves fascinated with how our food can control our feelings. We sit down with Dr. Shannon O'Grady to dive into some specific points on this subject including. • Why Gut Health is Important • Foods that are good for your gut • Good Bacteria for your gut • The gut as your "second brain"
MTN RDY Podcast #16: The Power of Your Mind with Colin O'Brady
This week I speak with Colin O'Brady. Colin holds the world record for the Explorer's Grand Slam shattering the record by completing this feat in 139 days. Colin also broke the speed record for the 7 summits in 132 days, The explorer's grand slam consists of summiting the tallest peak on each of the seven continents and skiing the last degree to the North and South Poles. This feat requires a high level of fitness, emotional intelligence, self-awareness, planning, and a strong mindset. Colin is well versed in each of these areas. On this podcast we discuss Colin's growth mindset Why he decided to tackle this adventure A deep calling to the Mountains Training for this expedition and more
MTN RDY Podcast #15: Get Involved in the Outdoors with Charlie Boas
This week we chat with the Charlie Boas. Charlie serves as the North American Sales and Marketing Manager for Blue Ice Climbing. Charlie has also worked for Black Diamond Equipment and has significant experience working in renewable energy work and currently serves as the Chairman for the Utah Outdoor Caucus. In this Podcast we talk about• Activism in Outdoor Recreation• The Utah Outdoor Caucus• Charlie's Climbing Experience
MTN RDY Podcast #14: Body Image and A Force of Nature with Mirna Valerio
We are honored to share our friend Mirna Valerio's story today on the MTN RDY podcast! Mirna is a beacon for all things good and spreads a powerful message to promote healthy standards on body image, diversity, and to live happily within your own skin. As a brand, MTN RDY is fiercely aligned with her message. Overcoming obstacles is just part of the sport for ultra-runners. Mirna overcomes mud, heat, pain and the negative voices that say she doesn't belong. We are so grateful to Mirna for sharing her story with us and all of you.
MTN RDY Podcast #13: What is a Coach? with Lyn Christian
Meet Business and life skills Coach to MTN RDY Operator @Sean Crotty. This week on the Podcast we chat with owner and operator Soul Salt Inc., Lyn Christian. Lyn is referred to as the ultimate "coaches coach." And holds a Master Coach Certification from the Internaional Coach Federation and Coaching Certificates from Franklin Covey serving as the Director of Innobation for Frankly Covey for years holds a certification and Marshall Goldsmith elite executive coaching training. Lyn has worked intimately as a business/life coach with @mark twight/ @gym Jones, the University of Utah, @westminster University, and more. Lyn lives by the motto to be an Inspired Badass. Well, she is... in all aspects of life. She teaches humans to work within their zone of genius and to provide a life platform to inspire all of those around them with their unique vision and skills. Lyn walks the walk in life and in business. She was also named the fittest woman over 50 in the State of Utah and is constantly improving herself and those around her on a daily basis. On this Podcast we chat about the • The Value of a Coach • What is the role of a coach • How to be coachable • The "Inspired Badass" • How to motivate those around you
MTN RDY Podcast #12: Building Grassroots in Business and Community with Josh Madsen
This week I chat with with Josh Madsen. Josh is the Owner and Operator of Freeheel Life and Telemark Skier Magazine. When it comes to building Grassroots community and building your business on interpersonal relationships, I have not met many people that rival Josh with this skill. In an industry that is heavily competitive, Josh knows that to stand out that you have to spread the word the old fashioned way, through your voice. Josh has taken his business and presence across the world to reenforce his sport, Telemark Skiing. Josh is one of the busiest people I have met, yet whenever you are with him, he has a singular focus on listening and spreading the word of his industry. Whether you are a lawyer, doctor, salesman/woman it doesn't matter the career. Listen to what Josh has to say and HOW he speaks on his industry.
MTN RDY Podcast #11: Your Mindset Matters with Justin Sua
Get ready to soak in some serious knowledge. This week I chat with Justin Sua. Justin is the Mental Performance Coach for the Boston Red Sox and the Cleveland Browns. He also also worked with the PGA, the US Army, Olympians and various other organizations. On this Podcast we discuss: *The Growth vs. The Fixed Mindset and how we balance these * Goal Setting - Long Term/Short Term/Etc. *Evaluating Risk*Resiliency as athletes. There are so many knowledge bombs in here. We encourage you to listen to this a couple times. Justin is a wealth of knowledge and has worked with a number of high performance athletes.
MTN RDY Podcast #10: Building Brands and Backcountry 101 with Noah Howell
Noah Howell is a legend in the ski mountaineering world at the young age of 40. Noah also stands on the top of the list in humility as well as being such an influential human in the world of Outdoor Recreation. He is wise, bright, witty, very well informed and just a beacon of positivity. His accolades in the ski community are extremely prevalent and growing quickly on a seasonal basis. On this Podcast we discuss Building a Ski company rooted in community and passion Defining Risk as a Ski MountaineerNoah's path to backcountry skiingNotable Ascents all over the worldAnd more...... For more information on Noah go to www.noahhowell.com
MTN RDY Podcast #9: Movement As A Prescription with Dr. Carrie Cooper
On this Podcast we chat with DPT Carrie Cooper. Carrie embodies what it means to be a modern day practitioner and views movement as medicine. Carrie holds a lot of titles. She comes from background of competitive gymnastics, modern dance, and is actually a professional climber as well who was recently featured on National Geographic Adventure. Not to mention, she is the MTN RDY Buddha all things movement and physical therapy.
MTN RDY Podcast #8: The Unbreakable Body with Kate Gallett
Today we chat with Kate Galliett (@kategalliett). Kate is the Founder of The Unbreakable Body. Kate is a pioneer in the fitness community taking her 15 years of experience to develop her six pillar system. These pillars include mobile shoulders, mobile hips, strong posture, strong glutes, strong torso, and strong feet.
Kate challenges the notion that as you get older that it is "normal" to be in pain. Pain is NOT normal and is a sign of distinction that can be cured through movement.
Today on this podcast we chat about her six pillar system, her journey to the Unbreakable Body, trends in the industry, building community and more.
MTN RDY Podcast #7: An Olympians Guide to Long Term Goals with Shannon Bahrke-Happe
This week we chat with Shannon Bahrke-Happe. Shannon is a 3x Olympian and 2x Medalist winning the Silver Medal in 2002 (Salt Lake City) and the Bronze Medal in 2010 (Vancouver) as a Freestyle Mogul Skier. Shannon is a beacon of positivity and has an innate ability to overcome obstacles by framing a solid mindset to overcome any barriers. Shannon credits her success to everything that lies between her ears. While she admits that it takes a special athlete to adapt to Olympian skills, what put Shannon over the top is her ability to address weaknesses and visualize success. Shannon has had some bumps in the road as an athlete being serious injury or friends in the ski community that have battled with depression. What makes Shannon so special is how she takes these setbacks, learns from them and turn them into strengths. Enjoy her story. Shannon is an amazing human. For more information on MTN RDY Go to: www.mountainreadyfit.com and sign up for the newsletter. Also - if you haven't had a chance yet please go to I-tunes or sticher and give us a review!
MTN RDY Podcast #6: The Value of Programming and Coaching with MTN RDY
Greetings MTN RDY Crew! On this Podcast, we chat about the "Why" behind MTN RDY with the MTN RDY Coaching team assembled of some of the best coaches in the Country, plain and simple. Our team consists of nationally renowned coaches in the fields of Strength Training, Skiing, Cycling/MTN Biking, road running/trail running and physical therapy. We provide access to elite level coaching, programming, and resources all in one place for the weekend warrior from Utah to Vermont. Whether you are running your first 5k living in Ohio to tackling your first century ride in Utah, we provide everything you need and the one on one coaching that will hold you accountable and help you conquer your Mountain. On this podcast we discuss the "Why" behind MTN RDY and dive into our baseline principles as a premier platform for everything biking, skiing, and running. We touch on our 4 C's. We pride ourselves on elite Coaching, Content, Credibility, and Community. You will hear from our coaches on their personal views towards programming, the value of a good coach. we take some Q & A's from our community, and also dive into the benefit of balancing sport and strength training and more.
MTN RDY Podcast #5: To Promote Peach Through Adventure.
Mountains are Therapeutic: This week I chat with my friend, mentor, and a man whom I have formulated a bond with who impacts not only me, but this world on a daily basis through sharing his story, listening with a open ear, an open mind, and a truly open heart. Stacy Bare wears a lot of hats. He is an Army Veteran (Captain), president of the Sierra Club Outdoors, a Brand Champion for North Face, a Proud Father, A Proud Husband, and started a Project called Adventure Not War which takes returned veterans skiing in the middle east. The goal of Adventure Not War: "How we inspire further adventure travel to these nations, support positive post-war development, and increase conservation efforts to benefit the local community will define the project's success" On this Podcast, Stacy opens up and shares his story about his inspiration behind Adventure not War. Stacy sheds some light on battling PTSD. We connect about fighting stereotypes in the Middle East, the healing power of the Mountains and much more. Do yourself a favor and follow Stacy on his adventures. He is brilliant, empathetic, genuine, and lives in a world of integrity.
MTN RDY Podcast #4: Rituals, Superstition, and Preparation for Athletics and Life.
On this episode we chat with Scott Kelly. Scott is a true Guru in the world of State of Mind coaching and has worked with a number of professional athletes, olympians, couples and large organizations. Throughout his 22 years of practice he has taken pieces from different programs to create a platform so people can work from their "Zone of Genius". Scott incorporates functional nutrition and kinesiology into his programs as well so he understands athletes needs and the pressure we are under as partners, business leaders, moms, dads, etc. Scott’s integrative approach to health and wellbeing involves evaluating the metabolic, nutritional, physical, mental, emotional and spiritual aspects of one's health. It's all linked together. In this episode we dive into the power of the mind, getting into a powerful state, battling with routine, superstitions, and more. For more information on MTN RDY please go to mountainreadyfit.com and sign up for the newsletter. Also, after you listen to this podcast please leave us a review. If it's 5 stars we will summon all of the unicorns to shower your house with love.
MTN RDY Podcast #3: Nutrition, Supplements, and Where to Begin with Dr. Shannon O'Grady
On this Podcast I had the pleasure to chat with Dr. Shannon O'Grady. Shannon is the Director of Product Development for Gnarly Nutrition and overall badass in life. Shannon approaches life with direct intention in everything that she does and is just an amazing and extremely intelligent individual.
The topic of nutrition and supplements can be overwhelming. We are inundated with countless amount of information and I am often asked, "where do I begin?". We address this question with one of the best minds out there in the world of sports nutrition who works for one of the best companies at Gnarly Nutrition.
On this Podcast we talk about the basics of supplements, the importance of supplementation, break down some of the best stuff out there and take questions from the community.
MTN RDY Podcast #2: Balancing Love, Family, and Running with Tommy & Kenzie
On this episode we chat with Tommy and Kenzie Barlow. Tommy and Kenzie strike a beautiful balance in their lives. Having (3) kids while running businesses, competing at an elite level of trail running, and still giving quality time to your partner isn't easy.
Tommy and Kenzie chat about life, love, family, running, and how to stay interconnected in all of these worlds.
We also discuss their ascensions in the running ranks and Kenzie and Tommy share their personal stories on how they got involved in trail running and the peaces that running in the mountains provides.
MTN RDY Podcast #1: Flow State, Business, and Community with Julian Carr
On this Podcast we chat with Julian Carr. Julian is the Founder and CEO of Discrete Clothing Company, a professional skier that holds (2) world record cliff jumps including a 210 foot cliff jump - front flip in Engleberg, Switzerland.
Julian is also the founder of the Cirque Series trail run circuit which is quickly growing and has events in UT, CO, and AK.
Julian is an Ambassador for Protect our Winters (POW) which mobilizes the Outdoor Sports Community against climate change and a mission we passionately support.
On this Podcast we discuss positive visualization (flow state), balancing different ventures, founding an Outdoor Recreation business that is grounded by community and standing up for a greater cause.
Julian is another powerful force and strong voice in the community of Outdoor Recreation. We are pleased to share some insight as Julian carries himself with so much integrity and is and an all and all incredible human.