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Episode 15: The Open Talk
On this episode we sit down with some YOW veterans when it comes to The CrossFit Open (Mel Loveridge, Cat, Shawn, Sylvia), and talk about the good, the bad and the ugly. What can you expect from YOW, how The Open works, our experiences with The Open and what are some motivating factors to participate in The Open.
Episode 14: The Sister’s Black
Coach Paiano talks to Mel and Steph Black. They talk fitness in competitive sport, what motivates people to live a healthy life, why they choose to pursue CrossFit. Steph is currently training to become a paramedic and Mel is currently doing a Masters’ thesis study on what motivates people to get back in shape.
Episode 13: Trevor has Arrived
We finally got Trev on the podcast. Trev talks about starting CrossFit, early struggles with fitness, the journey of owing your own workout and some theories on what it takes to get through that tough workout. Enjoy folks.
Episode 12: Mandy & Tania Together Again
Really excited to have the fierce-some twosome on the Podcast. These two are always really motivated at the box and have been in “full send” mode since joining YOW. Enjoy this one folks – was great to have them on!
Episode 11: The Serge is here
On this episode, a popular figure in the gym, ‘The Serge’ joins us and talks about his start in CrossFit in 2009, his travels with the RCMP, how The Open was in the old days and what his goals are for the future.
Episode 10: Justin “The Intern”
Finally we’re back! After a bit of a hiatus with the family moving to Barrhaven, we got Justin on the show to talk about his L1 experience, teaming up with Coach Paiano for the Team Series and his recent travels to Europe. Enjoy!
Episode 9: Coach Paiano Answers your Questions
Coach Paiano goes solo, answering some questions posted online from the membership. He talks about some first issues to attack on your fitness journey along with what makes a good athlete. Hope you enjoy!
Episode 8: Coach Friesen
We finally got Friesen to get in for a podcast with his busy schedule. Emma plays host as she gets to ask Mike (and Paiano) some deep probing questions. Enjoy!
Episode 7: First Responders Kev & Mel
We got a great episode for y’all! YOW talks to two first responders here a YOW. How’d they get started in CF and why it works for them. Enjoy!
Episode 6: DJ is on the Podcast
We welcome DJ on the podcast to talk about getting into CrossFit, his transformation from an offensive lineman for Carleton U to a well rounded athlete and how he’s leading the example for his family.
Episode 5: Coach Emma and Mel L on the Podcast
Got an OG in for this podcast and finally our crazy busy coach Emma to talk about The Open, time management, the fan experience at the CrossFit Games and competing with horses!
Episode 4: Alison & Steve Williams
Lucky to have Alison and Steve Williams on the Podcast to discuss how they got into CrossFit, the benefits for them and their family and how lifting and moving stuff is cool for everyone.
Episode 3: Gym Mom Susan & Grant
On this episode we talk with the legendary Grant Yakimenko who you’ll always see at our noon class and our gym mom, Susan McGurk-Paiano. We touch on Grant’s military experience, the role of fitness and how both Sue and G-money value fitness more than ever with grandkids.
Episode 2: Tim & Jarlin
This week Steve sits down with Tim and Jarlin to talk about the Open, CF gear and what a CrossFit attitude looks like.
Episode 1: Cat & Shawn
Welcome to the Podcast! For our first episode, we have an OG pair in Shawn and Cat who help Coach Paiano begin our first Podcast. They discuss getting into CrossFit, their most feared workout and what CrossFit has done for them since starting.