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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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Oct 24, 2017

Michael Battaglino and Kalle Beck discuss what happened to America's Strongest Man, The Truck Pull World Championships and look ahead to Amateur Nationals. 

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Pick up some apparel and get instantly stronger. 

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Oct 17, 2017

Lynn Morehouse comes is this weeks episode for a record 3rd time. 

Lynn talks about The Official Strongman Games (Worlds Strongest Woman and Worlds Strongest Man U80,U90,U105kg, etc) now that the online qualifiers are done. What he learned, what he would have done different and looking ahead to the event in the Dorton Arena in Raleigh, North Carolina on December 16th & 17th.

 

For More information and to purchase tickets go to TrainStrongman.com

Follow @TrainStrongman and Like Train Strongman on Facebook

Follow @StartingStrongman & @ChronosStrength

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

Brought to you by Renaissance Periodization 

 

Become a supporting member on Patreon and get some sweet swag!

 

Sign up for Strongman programming at just $15 a month! StrongmanProgram.com

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

Visit our Shop for all your training needs!

Pick up some apparel and get instantly stronger. 

Shop using our affiliate links on Amazon & Rogue Fitness to support this podcast!

Check out exclusive discounts from our sponsors

Sep 19, 2017

Matt Mills is a 105kg Pro Strongman with a third place finish at America's Strongest Man. He is now a few weeks out of Strongman Corporation Nationals where he is looking to win his heavyweight pro card. 

Matt also owns and runs one of the best Strongman gyms in the world Lightning Fitness located in South Windsor, CT and has wrote numerous articles as a columnist for EliteFTS 

 

Matt talks with Kalle Beck & Michael Battaglino about running a Strongman gym, building a community, some America's Strongest Man 105kg talk, how Matt approaches training for himself and clients and more.

Follow Matt Mills and contact him for online coaching on Instagram @MillsFitness & Facebook 

 

Check out Lightning Fitness on Facebook, Instagram and http://www.lightning-fitness.net

Follow @StartingStrongman & @ChronosStrength

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

Brought to you by Renaissance Periodization 

 

Become a supporting member on Patreon and get some sweet swag!

 

Sign up for Strongman programming at just $15 a month! StrongmanProgram.com

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

Visit our Shop for all your training needs!

Pick up some apparel and get instantly stronger. 

Shop using our affiliate links on Amazon & Rogue Fitness to support this podcast!

Check out exclusive discounts from our sponsors

Sep 14, 2017

Pat Davidson is a Strongman competitor who has competed at the Arnold World Championships but more than that Pat has a PHD in Exercise Physiology and one of the smartest people in the sport. 

Kalle and Pat talk about how his students (Rob Kearney, Andrew Triana, etc) got him into Strongman training, how he did and would approach Strongman training and his new book MASS II which is a treasure trove of knowledge which you can pick up here

 https://rebel-performance.com/product/mass-two/ 

Follow Pat on Facebook, Instagram and pick up MASS II

Follow @StartingStrongman & @ChronosStrength

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

Brought to you by Renaissance Periodization 

 

Become a supporting member on Patreon and get some sweet swag!

 

Sign up for Strongman programming at just $15 a month! StrongmanProgram.com

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

Visit our Shop for all your training needs!

Pick up some apparel and get instantly stronger. 

Shop using our affiliate links on Amazon & Rogue Fitness to support this podcast!

Check out exclusive discounts from our sponsors

Aug 29, 2017

This week Kalle traveled up to Santa Cruz Strength to talk to the owner Clay Edgin about his story in purchasing and running a Strength gym. Clay is a longtime friend and Strongman competitor along with competing in grip contests, MAS Wrestling, Powerlifting and more. We chat about his back story, going from a corporate job to running a gym, what he has learned and advice for anyone that wants to do the same. 

Follow the gym on Instagram @SantaCruzStrength, SantaCruzStrength.com and on Facebook.

Follow the new location in Aptos, CA Aptos Village Strength opening October 1st on Facebook


You can follow Clay @SwoleBiz on Instagram and on Facebook

Follow @StartingStrongman & @ChronosStrength

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

Brought to you by Renaissance Periodization 

 

Become a supporting member on Patreon and get some sweet swag!

 

Sign up for Strongman programming at just $15 a month! StrongmanProgram.com

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

Visit our Shop for all your training needs!

Pick up some apparel and get instantly stronger. 

Shop using our affiliate links on Amazon & Rogue Fitness to support this podcast!

Check out exclusive discounts from our sponsors

Aug 22, 2017

This Weeks guest Jessica Fithen won the SHW championship belt at United States Strongman Nationals and has a strong meme game.

Jessica signed up for coaching with Kalle Beck after USS Worlds and we talk about her start in the sport, finding something you enjoy, improving her deadlift, the value in driving hours away to train with the right group and more.

Follow @StartingStrongman & @ChronosStrength

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

 

Become a supporting member on Patreon and get some sweet swag!

 

Sign up for Strongman programming at just $15 a month! StrongmanProgram.com

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

Visit our Shop for all your training needs!

Pick up some apparel and get instantly stronger. 

Shop using our affiliate links on Amazon & Rogue Fitness to support this podcast!

Check out exclusive discounts from our sponsors

Aug 9, 2017

Caitlin Yuhas is a Pro Strongwoman in the Lightweight and Middleweight category she won the Lightweight Arnold Amateur World Championships and United States Strongwoman Nationals in the Middleweight category. 

 

Follow Caitlin @ceyuhas on Instagram

 

Follow @StartingStrongman & @ChronosStrength

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

 

Become a supporting member on Patreon and get some sweet swag!

 

Sign up for Strongman programming at just $15 a month! StrongmanProgram.com

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

Visit our Shop for all your training needs!

Pick up some apparel and get instantly stronger. 

Shop using our affiliate links on Amazon & Rogue Fitness to support this podcast!

Check out exclusive discounts from our sponsors

Jul 18, 2017

This week we have Lynn Morehouse of Train Strongman back on (check previous episode 78 for the first interview) to talk about hosting the "Official Strongman Games" and answering questions about how the online qualifiers will work.

Kalle also talks about his recent competition.

For more info on the Official Strongman Games check out @TrainStrongman TrainStrongman.com & OfficialStrongman.com

 

Follow @StartingStrongman & @ChronosStrength 

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

Visit our Shop for all your training needs!

Pick up some apparel and get instantly stronger. 

Shop using our affiliate links on Amazon & Rogue Fitness to support this podcast!

Check out exclusive discounts from our sponsors

Jul 3, 2017

This Week Kalle Beck talks to Michael Battaglino about what happened to StartingStrongman.com and what is next.

If you want to help fund the rebuild of the website  and more consider becoming a supporting member on Patreon https://www.patreon.com/StartingStrongman

 

We also discuss the release of Strongman Corporation Nationals events, our thoughts and if we will compete. Along with talking about Kalle's first contest in two years which is this weekend. 

 

 

Follow @StartingStrongman & @ChronosStrength 

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

Visit our Shop for all your training needs!

Pick up some apparel and get instantly stronger. 

Shop using our affiliate links on Amazon & Rogue Fitness to support this podcast!

Check out exclusive discounts from our sponsors

 

 

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 

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. 

 

Follow Chris on Facebook and @Vachio

 

Follow @StartingStrongman & @ChronosStrength 

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

Visit our Shop for all your training needs!

Pick up some apparel and get instantly stronger. 

Shop using our affiliate links on Amazon & Rogue Fitness to support this podcast!

Check out exclusive discounts from our sponsors

 

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

 

Follow @StartingStrongman & @ChronosStrength 

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

Visit our Shop for all your training needs!

Pick up some apparel and get instantly stronger. 

Shop using our affiliate links on Amazon & Rogue Fitness to support this podcast!

Support our sponsors

 

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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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

Visit our Shop for all your training needs!

Pick up some apparel and get instantly stronger. 

Shop using our affiliate links on Amazon & Rogue Fitness to support this podcast!

Support our sponsors

 

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.

 

Follow @StartingStrongman & @ChronosStrength 

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

Visit our Shop for all your training needs!

Pick up some apparel and get instantly stronger. 

Shop using our affiliate links on Amazon & Rogue Fitness to support this podcast!

Support our sponsors

 

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

 

Follow @StartingStrongman & @ChronosStrength 

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

Visit our Shop for all your training needs!

Pick up some apparel and get instantly stronger. 

Shop using our affiliate links on Amazon & Rogue Fitness to support this podcast!

Support our sponsors

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. 

 

Follow @StartingStrongman & @ChronosStrength 

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

Visit our Shop for all your training needs!

Pick up some apparel and get instantly stronger. 

Shop using our affiliate links on Amazon & Rogue Fitness

Support our sponsors

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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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

Visit our Shop for all your training needs!

Pick up some apparel and get instantly stronger. 

Shop using our affiliate links on Amazon & Rogue Fitness

Support our sponsors

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 

 

Follow @StartingStrongman & @ChronosStrength 

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

Visit our Shop for all your training needs!

Pick up some apparel and get instantly stronger. 

Shop using our affiliate links on Amazon & Rogue Fitness

Support our sponsors

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

 

ollow @StartingStrongman & @ChronosStrength 

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

 

Sign up for Strongman programming at just $20 a month! StrongmanProgram.com use code STRONGTALK to receive a free month 

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

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Pick up some apparel and get instantly stronger. 

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Give us a 5 star rating & review and tell your friends 

 

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 

 

Follow @StartingStrongman & @ChronosStrength 

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

 

Sign up for Strongman programming at just $10 a month! StrongmanProgram.com use code STRONGTALK to receive a free month

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

Visit our Shop for all your training needs!

Pick up some apparel and get instantly stronger. 

Shop using our affiliate links on Amazon & Rogue Fitness

Support our sponsors

 

Give us a 5 star rating & review and tell your friends 

 

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 

 

Follow @StartingStrongman & @ChronosStrength 

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

 

Sign up for Strongman programming at just $10 a month! StrongmanProgram.com use code STRONGTALK to receive a free month

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

Visit our Shop for all your training needs!

Pick up some apparel and get instantly stronger. 

Shop using our affiliate links on Amazon & Rogue Fitness

Support our sponsors

 

Give us a 5 star rating & review and tell your friends 

 

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

 

Follow @StartingStrongman & @ChronosStrength 

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

 

Sign up for Strongman programming at just $10 a month! StrongmanProgram.com use code STRONGTALK to receive a free month

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

Visit our Shop for all your training needs!

Pick up some apparel and get instantly stronger. 

Shop using our affiliate links on Amazon & Rogue Fitness

Support our sponsors

 

Give us a 5 star rating & review and tell your friends 

 

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