Episodes
Lieutenant General Ferriter, U.S. Army (Retired), is the founding President and CEO of the National Veterans Memorial and Museum (NVMM). Not simply a museum, NVMM seeks to honor and positively impact the lives of Veterans by sharing the Veteran experience as well as through outreach programs directly supporting Veterans and their families.Before heading to Columbus, Ohio, Lt. Gen. Ferriter successfully supported Veterans and their families, underserved groups, students, and business leaders...
Published 12/01/22
Jeff Byers is the co-founder and CEO of Momentous -- a holistic wellness and nutrition company based in Park City, Utah. Designed by the brightest minds in performance athletics, but available for the everyday wellness enthusiast, Momentous is the first and only supplement brand to build formulas directly with experts from each of the four Major American Sports Leagues, launching in 2018 with a line of products designed by performance directors and dietitians from the NFL, NBA, NHL, and...
Published 11/17/22
Published 11/17/22
We’re back with another bonus episode about our upcoming book, Built To Move: The Ten Essential Habits to Help You Move Freely and Live Fully. The book is structured around “Vital Signs” and we get into what that means, and why we think these vital signs in particular are a simple way to assess and ultimately improve your ability to move and do the things you want to do throughout your life. We can’t wait for the book to be released April 4, 2023 and hope you’ll join us in adopting these...
Published 11/10/22
Jill Miller, C-IAYT, ERYT, YA-CEP fascia expert, has 30 years of corrective movement expertise that forges links between the worlds of yoga, massage, athletics, and pain management. Her signature self-care fitness programs, Yoga Tune Up® and The Roll Model® are found at gyms, yoga studios, hospitals, athletic training facilities and corporations worldwide. Kelly and Jill have been friends and collaborators for over a decade. We get to learn about the evolution of her business and her thinking...
Published 11/03/22
In this bonus episode, we sit down and chat about the Starrett's upcoming book, Built to Move: The Ten Essential Habits to Help You Move Freely and Live Fully. We introduce the book, go over how and why the project came about and who it is for. Spoiler: YOU! We are so excited about this book and can't wait for it to be released April 4, 2023. Stay tuned for more bonus episodes where we get even deeper into the content of the book.For more information about Built to Move or to pre-order, go to...
Published 10/27/22
A self-proclaimed nerd who lifts heavy things, Layne has completed with honors both a BS in Biochemistry and a PhD in Nutritional Sciences. As an innovator in the fitness industry, Layne helped popularize flexible dieting and online nutrition coaching/contest prep. He has worked with countless clients and hundreds of competitors, many attaining pro status. Since moving away from online coaching Layne has written several books, developed the Carbon Diet nutritional coaching app, and created a...
Published 10/20/22
Luca Padua is a big wave surfer and all around stellar athlete. At 13, Luca was the youngest person to ever surf Mavericks, and has never looked back. We got to catch up with Luca about how he got into surfing, his off-season training regimen, big waves, and what it’s been like to live and train with Laird Hamilton for the last three years.SPONSORSThis episode of The Ready State Podcast is brought to you by Momentous, a leading high performance lifestyle company making the best supplements...
Published 10/06/22
Kyla Channell is a Degreed Nutritional Practitioner, specializing in elite athlete fueling for each unique sport and sex differences between athletes. She is the founder of Nutritional Revolution where she works 1:1 with clients providing nutrition plans tailored to each athlete's specific sport, body, training schedule and goals. There is so much confusion around nutrition in sport and nutrition in general, and you'll walk away from this conversation with a much better understanding of how...
Published 09/22/22
Dr. Brent Brookbush has been an impassioned human movement professional since 1998, and an impassioned educator since 2004. As the founder and CEO of the Brookbush Institute, Brent is on a mission to transform education by creating a subscription platform offering short evidence-based courses and certifications that are affordable, highly consumable, and widely accessible. Brent is also an expert in understanding and disseminating research and we spend a lot of time in this episode talking...
Published 09/08/22
David Weck is the inventor of the BOSU® Balance Trainer and founder of WeckMethod. David’s influence reaches millions of people across the globe. From world class athletes to disabled individuals regaining the ability to walk, David has been helping people achieve better functional fitness for the past 30 years. Among his many inventions, David is very excited to be launching a new ‘Innovation Group’ with the introduction of his latest invention, the WeckDeck. David’s stated mission is making...
Published 08/25/22
Perry Nickelston, DC, NKT, FMS, SFMA, is a Chiropractic Physician with primary focus on Performance Enhancement, Corrective Exercise, and Metabolic Fitness Nutrition and trained from The American College of Addictionology and Compulsive Disorders. He is an expert in myofascial, orthopedic, medical and trigger point soft tissue therapy. A member of the Board of Directors and Medical Staff Advisor for AIMLA (American Institute of Medical Laser Application). Dr. Perry teaches healthcare...
Published 08/11/22
Rory Mckernan is the Director of Business Development and Athlete representation at Mayhem Nation. He brings a wealth of industry knowledge to his athletes from his years working as a Media Director and on-camera personality for CrossFit and the Host of the CrossFit Games from 2010-2017. Rory is a father and husband and lives in Cookeville, TN.•This episode of The Ready State Podcast is brought to you by Momentous, a leading high performance lifestyle company making the best supplements and...
Published 07/28/22
Kenny Kane is a life-long performer and coach who is fueled by improving quality of life for people in principled ways. He bought CrossFit Los Angeles in 2014 with a vision to build a unified coaching team and the business to support it. The business rebranded in 2017 as Oak Park, a nod to the Kenny’s roots in Santa Rosa, CA as well as a symbolic transition to something evergreen. His dream has always been to create an environment where he can be a student and learn entirely new things from...
Published 07/14/22
Megan Young is the Performance Coach for the Seattle Sounders. She is a lifelong learner of optimizing for human performance, health and welfare, strategic integration of sport science, human optimization technology, data systems, and leading cross-functional management to support winning organizations. With over 15 years of high performance experience, she’s applied these areas of expertise in various roles including Strength Coach and High Performance Director spanning collegiate athletics,...
Published 06/30/22
At 28, Lauren Fisher has been one of the best known names in CrossFit for a long time. Over the years, this CrossFit Games Athlete has collected a Top 10 finish at the Games (2014), a 3rd place finish at the CrossFit Games on her team (2019), and seven overall Games appearances in total (4 individual, 3 team). At age 20, she represented USA Weightlifting at the Junior World Championships. As a well recognized athlete in the sport of CrossFit & Weightlifting, Lauren’s versatility,...
Published 06/16/22
Julie Foucher is a former four-time CrossFit Games athlete and family physician practicing precision medicine. She launched the Pursuing Health podcast back in 2015 while transitioning from CrossFit competition to being a full-time medical trainee. Based on what she saw in her medical training and CrossFit career, she realized her passion and unique position to help patients maximize their health through lifestyle, and she's committed to transforming primary care delivery to achieve this...
Published 06/02/22
Diana Kapp is a journalist with an MBA from Stanford University. She has criss-crossed this country writing for and about empowered girls… girls who expect to be leaders, founders and inventors. Diana’s first book, Girls Who Run the World, was published in 2019, and was endorsed by Madeline Albright(!) and featured in Forbes and on NPR’s Marketplace. On April 5th, 2022, in time for Earth Day, her second book, Girls Who Green the World, was released and covers 34 of the most revolutionary...
Published 05/19/22
Jami is the Founder and head coach of The Training Plan, an online program for athletes in functional fitness. Jami's mission is to teach athletes to train with a purpose, and learn to overcome their obstacles to reach their potential. He is an Osteopath, a Fellow of Applied Functional Science with the Gray Institute, a Z-Health Master Practitioner and one of the few Certified CrossFit Level 4 Coaches.Jami has been working with elite level CrossFit athletes since 2010 and is coach to Annie...
Published 05/05/22
Dr. Stacy Sims is a forward thinking international exercise physiologist and nutrition scientist who aims to revolutionize exercise nutrition and performance for women. She has directed research programs at Stanford, AUT University, and the University of Waikato, focusing on female athlete health and performance and pushing the dogma to improve research on all women.With the unique opportunities Silicon Valley has to offer, during her tenure at Stanford, she had the opportunity to translate...
Published 04/21/22
Dave Spitz is the CEO and Founder of California Strength. He holds recognition as one of the few USA Weightlifting Senior International Coaches in the country and is a Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist. California Strength has dominated the United States Olympic weightlifting landscape, producing numerous National Team Titles, American Records and earning medal recognition on the international stage. Most recently, Dave coached Wes Kitts to an 8th place finish at the Tokyo...
Published 04/07/22
Jonathan Lee is a cyclist, certified coach, and the host of the Ask a Cycling Coach Podcast presented by TrainerRoad. He is the Communications Director for TrainerRoad where they focus on using AI to make cyclists faster.
Published 03/24/22
Rich Froning has dominated the title of “Fittest Man on Earth'' by winning four consecutive CrossFit Games men’s titles, and five Affiliate Cup Championships. The former firefighter from Cookeville, Tennessee, took up CrossFit in 2009 and made his Games debut a year later, finishing second overall. In 2014, after his fourth consecutive win, Rich stepped away from the individual competition to focus on his growing family, only to come back a year later starting a run of six additional podium...
Published 03/10/22
As a founder and the CEO of Vari, Jason McCann’s mission is to help companies create environments that elevate people. A lifelong entrepreneur, Jason has more than 30 years of experience building and running successful companies. He learned the importance of putting the customer first early-on while working in his mother’s hair salon as a child.Jason co-founded VariDesk in 2013, and the brand quickly became synonymous with sit-stand desks. Under his leadership, the company grew at an...
Published 02/24/22
Stuart McMillan is the co-owner and CEO of ALTIS. He has been a professional coach for over 28 years, and has worked with professional and amateur athletes in a variety of sports - with the focus being on power and speed development.Stuart is an accredited S&C and Sprints Coach, and has spent most of the last two decades working in these two domains. He has personally coached over 70 Olympians at 7 Olympic Games; over 30 of whom have won Olympic medals.Stuart has worked as part of NGBs in...
Published 02/10/22