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Strong Talk - Presented By Starting Strongman

Strong Talk is a weekly podcast hosted by Kalle Beck & Friends. Bringing you into the sport of Strongman, Interviewing the best athletes, promoters & insiders in the industry. New episodes every Tuesday Presented by StartingStrongman.com
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Jun 20, 2017

This week we have Canada's Nutrition Coach aka Dain Wallis on talking to Kalle Beck about competing in the Arnold Classic, just missing the finals twice, coming back from injury correctly by fixing the imbalance and movement patterns. How Dain approaches dieting with himself and clients, and we tease a breathing and bracing article Rain wrote for StartingStrongman.com 

 

Follow Dain on Instagram @CanadasNutritionCoach & DainWallis.com

 

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Jun 13, 2017

In Kalle's hotel room in New Braunfels, Texas two young up and coming Pro Strongman stop by to... Record a podcast. Robert Kearney & Adam Derks are part of the future of the sport and before they compete at IFS1 we sit down and talk about training, traveling to WSM, how you can be so strong at just 24 years of age. How Adam built his deadlift and Rob built his Log Press and how the week was leading up to IFS1.

 

Follow Rob Kearney on Facebook & Instagram @Worlds_Strongest_Gay

Sign up for coaching with Rob HERE

Follow Adam Derks on Facebook & Instagram @AJ_Derks a long with his online coaching page @Derks.Strong 

Jun 6, 2017

Andrew Triana is one of the smartest people we have ever talked to about training and the sport of Strongman. This episode is jam packed with tips and advice on training and you will be stronger once you are done listening. 

Follow Andrew on Instagram @AndTriana and his company The Performance Vibe on Facebook, Instagram @ThePerformanceVibe

 

May 30, 2017

Kalle Beck & Michael Battaglino recap a very exciting and eventful Worlds Strongest Man from conspiracies theories, to amazing performances and everything in between!

 

If you don't want spoilers don't listen.

 

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May 23, 2017

This week Kalle is joined by now first time recurring guest Chris Vachio who just got done promoting America's Strongest Disabled man. Chris talks about the contest, contest promotion and his next show "Unspeakable Strength III" The heaviest amateur Strongman contest in the world. 

 

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May 16, 2017

On This weeks episode Kalle Beck & Michael Battaglino recap Arnold South Africa and look ahead to give insight and predictions on this years Worlds Strongest Man and that the real storyline should be that Brian Shaw & Zydrunas Savickas are both going for their 5th title. 

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May 9, 2017

This weeks guest Lynn Morehouse is a Strongman competitor and contest promoter. Lynn runs the beloved group in North Carolina Train Strongman. Lynn talks about starting out in the sport and how it helped him go from a sedentary life style to losing a significant amount of weight, starting a training crew, love of the sport, how they promote a successful contest and tips for contest promoters.

 

Follow Train Strongman and be sure to make it out to one of their upcoming shows!  TrainStrongman.com , Facebook & Instagram @TrainStrongman

May 2, 2017

This weeks guest Dave Daly is a ASC Pro Strongman in the middleweight (105kg/231lb) division. He won his pro card in 2014 a long with his first pro contest "Mid America's Strongest Man" a few weeks later. Dave has since been chasing his Heavyweight pro card with multiple podium finishes at Strongman Corporation nationals but just missing the overall and the pro card. 

Dave is fresh off competing at the Mid-Atlantic Strongman Challenge a Open pro show which allowed him to compete against some of the best HW Pros in America. Dave had a very consistent day placing 2nd in every event which was just enough to take the overall win by 1/2 a point over Robert Oberst.

Listen in as we talk about Dave's history in the sport, changing weight classes, winning the Mid-Atlantic Strongman Challenge, what is next and what he has done to bring up his pressing strength 

 

Follow Dave on Facebook & Instagram @AscPro_DaveDaly Also subscribe to his Youtube channel for some of the best contest videos you will see

https://www.youtube.com/user/durvegotti

Apr 25, 2017

This weeks guest Kimberly Lawrance earned her pro card after winning the 2016 Arnold Amateur World Championships in the middleweight class. 

She then competed at the "Strongest Woman In The World" where she won a tiebreaker to win the contest only to have a "Steve Harvey moment" when it was realized there was a scoring error resulting in her taking 2nd by .2 points

 

Just off competing in the first ever Arnold Pro Strongwoman we talked with Kimmy about her quick rise in Strongwoman, overcoming adversity, what it means to be a Pro Strongwoman and whats next.

 

Follow Kimberly on Facebook & Instagram @strongwoman_kimmylawrance

 

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Apr 18, 2017

This weeks guest Michael "The Norseman" Stroozas is a ASC Pro Strongman who earned his pro card at the LA fit expo earlier this year, we talk about his history in the sport, training with Dave Ostlund, why he took a few years off, how to MARKET yourself as a Strongman, approaching sponsors and what is next now that he will be competing g on the pro circuit 

 

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Apr 11, 2017

Josh Thigpen is a pro Strongman and 5x Worlds Strongest Man Competitor

Josh discusses his brand new book Cube Method For Strongman 3, Coming back to competing, the changes made to the Cube Method for the final version and some hilarious Kaz stories 

 

Pick up The Cube Method For Strongman 3 HERE 

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Support this podcast by hitting Subscribe and giving a 5 star rating!

 

Sign up for Strongman programming at just $15 a month! StrongmanProgram.com use code STRONGTALK to get $5 off EACH month That is just $10 a month!

Interested in Strongman Coaching? Fill out the form at StrongmanCoach.Com

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Apr 4, 2017

Kalle & Mike talk about Europes Strongest Man arguably the most entertaining show of the year with an amazing battle between Eddie Hall and Hafpor Bjornsson that came down to the stones.

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Mar 28, 2017

Kalle & Mike catch up and try to get to listener questions on how to prepare for your first contest but get carried away talkin about Mike's disappointing performance at Dallas's Strongest Man, The Arnold Australia, news and rumors in the sport and of course breaking down arguably the third biggest contest in Strongman coming up this weekend (4/1/2017) Europes Strongest Man. Breaking down the events and more. 

 

Stay tuned for a BONUS episode later this week dedicated to how to prepare for your first contest. 

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Mar 21, 2017

Jacob Fincher is a Strongman competitor from Waxahachie, Texas where he runs his nutrition store Irok Nutrition. Jacob has been competing in Strongman for under a year but has already earned his pro card by being the highest placing American at the Arnold Amatuer World Championships in March, We talk about how he found out about Strongman after completing his football career, what he has learned about competing in the past year and what is next.


If interested in supplements, meal prep services, etc visit his store Irok Nutriton in Waxahachie, Texas or follow @IrokNutrition on Facebook & Instagram. You can follow Jacob @jfincher56 and Jacob Fincher on facebook.

 

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Mar 14, 2017

John "One Legged Lightning" Stitt is a Strongman competitor who lost his leg in a motorcycle accident in 2013, that didn't stop him from competing in Strongman though as John just competed in the first ever Arnold Disabled Strongman competition. 

Kalle & John talk about training with 1 leg, Disabled Strongman contests, the growth of the division and some of the athletes in it a long with how he views the "No excuses" comments" 

Follow John on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram @OneleggedLightning 

You can pick up his shirts to support his travel to contests HERE

 

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Support this podcast by hitting Subscribe and giving a 5 star rating!

 

Sign up for Strongman programming at just $15 a month! StrongmanProgram.com use code STRONGTALK to get $5 off EACH month 

Interested in Strongman Coaching? Fill out the form at StrongmanCoach.Com

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Mar 7, 2017

This week Its a SOLO podcast, The same reason people love me is the same reason people hate me. That I can talk.... A lot. 

 

The Arnold is the biggest weekend in strength so there is plenty to talk about. From why Eddie Hall wasn't at the Arnold, Jerry Pritchett breaking he elephant bar deadlift record, how it is its own world record and how it compares to Eddie Hall's 500kg deadlift. Brian Shaw's dominance Thor making the podium and his increased static strength.

The Amateur Strongman world championships, the first ever PRO Strongwoman world championships and how big of a deal that is. 

 

 

Feb 28, 2017

This week we interview Kaitlin Burgess, a Pro Strongwoman in the Middleweight & Heavyweight division Kaitlin will be competing this weekend at the first ever Arnold Pro Strongwoman contest and we talk all about what that means for Strongwoman, how she feels to be a part of it, her competition, whats next and how she got started in the sport. 

 

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Feb 21, 2017

This week Kalle & Mike preview the upcoming Arnold Strongman Classic and catch up on news and rumors in the Strongman world.

 

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Feb 14, 2017

This weeks guest Jerry Pritchett is one of the top strongmen in the world. Jerry is multiple time Worlds Strongest Man Finalist, Arnold Classic competitor, the first American to deadlift 1,000lbs and the American record holder in the deadlift. Kalle talks with Jerry about his career in Strongman, how he approaches deadlift training, the upcoming Arnold classic including a new event! 

 

Follow Jerry on Instagram @JerryPritchettStrongman and on Facebook 

 

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Feb 7, 2017

Davis Diley is a ASC Pro Strongman who won his pro card in 2016 at just 25 years of age Davis is extremely strong and knowledgeable on the sport applying his unique training style that has fueled his success and many of his clients.

You can contact Davis for Online Coaching at DavisDiley.com and follow him on Instagram @Pro_Strongman_Davis

 

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Jan 31, 2017

Bryan Benzel is a Pro Strongman who made his debut at Worlds Strongest Man in 2016. Kalle & Bryan talk about Bryan's rise in the sport, how it was getting an invite to Worlds, competing at WSM and whats next.

 

You can follow Bryan @BBenzel 

 

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Jan 24, 2017

Chris Vachio is a veteren Strongman competitor and contest promoter full of history in the sport and one of the funniest guys around, a long with that he promoted the first adaptive Strongman contest in North America and continues to promote adaptive Strongman. Check out the interview and follow him on Instagram @Vachio & Facebook 

 

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Jan 17, 2017

This weeks guest Zydrunas Savickas is considered by most to be the strongest man of all time with 4 Worlds Strongest Man titles, 8 Arnold Classic titles, ... We could have spent an hour listing all of Zydrunas's accolades, records and titles but we focused on his start in Strongman, How Strongman is in Lithuania, his powerlifting career, first time competing at Worlds Strongest Man. Comparing the Arnold Classic to Worlds Strongest Man, Dealing with injuries, upcoming seminars, Did he really invent the Z Press? How he uses machines in his training. Why he slimmed down to become lean Z and what his goals are for competing in 2017.

 

Upcoming seminar dates for Big Z 

 

4th of February The Strongman Sanctuary Kent England

2nd April Trojan Fitness Bristol England

17th June Centaur Fitness Belfast Ireland

18th June The Forge Gym Cork Ireland 

 

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Jan 10, 2017

This Weeks guest Ken Nowicki started competing in the sport of Strongman at 17 in his home country of Scotland, he went on to win 4 Scottish national titles and compete at Europes Strongest Man, The Arnold Amateur World Championships, China and more. Ken has since moved to Denver, CO and runs Cerberus Strength USA Ken is now aiming to compete in a Giants Live contest & earn his HW pro card. 

 

 

You can follow Ken @KNStrongman and at KNStrongman.com

 

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Jan 3, 2017

Zack McCarley began his strongman career in 2006, studying under longtime professional strongman Grant Higa, Zack McCarley went on to become one of the most decorated lightweight strongman that the USA has ever produced. Some of Zack’s accolades include being an All-American wrestler in the NCWA, winning a lightweight pro card in strongman, 11 “top ten” national placings in strongman, six strongman national championship titles at various weight classes, and even a world record and world championship in the 90kg class for strongman; much of this was accomplished while completing his BS and MS in chemistry. Zack is also well known for being a multifaceted athlete and coach, Zack excels at goal setting, mindset, and especially strongman technique and body movement.

For more information go to http://strongmantechnique.com follow @ZackMcCarley

Sign up for Zack's upcoming seminar in Oregon City 1/21/17 HERE

 

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