The Versatile Athlete
Episode 20: The Need for Mobility & Self-Maintenance in a Regular Exercise Regime

Episode 20: The Need for Mobility & Self-Maintenance in a Regular Exercise Regime

May 3, 2019

What is mobility in our body? Why is it crucial to stay a healthy athlete? What are some techniques we have at our finger tips we can use to help with this on the daily? Natalie and Irina talk from professional and personal experiences on issues with mobility and how to negate that in this sitting society.

Episode 19- Exercise During Pregnancy

Episode 19- Exercise During Pregnancy

April 24, 2019

Natalie interviews our co-host Irina about her current journey through pregnancy and how she is maintaining her athleticism through these nine months. They talk about modifications she has been making, literature suggestions she has followed and what she found works for her.

Episode 18: What is Cross-Training?

Episode 18: What is Cross-Training?

February 2, 2019

Our hosts go over, in detail, of what they mean by "cross-training" when they reference this during all their episodes. Do you need cross-training? What are the benefits? How do you cross-train for a certain activity? 

Episode 17: How To Get Through Winter Training

Episode 17: How To Get Through Winter Training

December 13, 2018

Winter is here and we can all struggle with the darkness and staying motivated. Natalie and Irina talk about some tips they use to stay on track with their health journey.

Episode 16: Interviewing Our Hosts About Their Passions

Episode 16: Interviewing Our Hosts About Their Passions

November 8, 2018

Irina and Natalie interview each other deeper about what encourages them to be involved in fitness. Join us on this episode to hear what we are passionate about. Spoiler alert: Irina loves weightlifting and Natalie loves working with sport specific training.

We also had a chance to weight lift together. There are some videos of Natalie learning to snatch and maxing out in a deadlift on my instagram. Go to xeners09cb to find them in the highlights folder titled "N&I lifting".

 

Episode 15: What is DOMS?

Episode 15: What is DOMS?

October 25, 2018

Natalie and Irina talk about what muscle soreness is, what is normal and how to avoid overuse injuries in exercise.

Episode 14 Exercise Technology & Heart Rate-based Training

Episode 14 Exercise Technology & Heart Rate-based Training

August 2, 2018

Our hosts talk about how we can use technology to encourage training and working out. Details about heart-rate based training and recommendations on which technology based resources are trustworthy and useful.

Episode 13: Hydration 101

Episode 13: Hydration 101

May 24, 2018

Our hosts talk about importance of hydration in general, and especially for the summer. Risks of heat injuries and how to react. Tips on hydration daily and medical reasons to drink more water.

Episode 12: How Young is Too Young and How Old is Too Old to Weightlift?

Episode 12: How Young is Too Young and How Old is Too Old to Weightlift?

May 4, 2018

Tune in as Irina and Natalie bring up ans discuss research articles, experiences and suggestions on how soon or how late you can safely start strength training via weightlifting and resistance training.

Episode 11: Weightlifting for Women

Episode 11: Weightlifting for Women

April 14, 2018

Natalie and Irina take the audience through benefits of resistance (aka weight training) benefits for women specifically.