The NCR Podcast

The NCR Podcast

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Firas Ahmed Khalid
Paul and Reza talk with Firas Ahmed Khalid, MD, PhD about the current pandemic — COVID-19.
36:35
March 25, 2020
Jason Fernandez — Coaching and running an affiliate
Jason gives us his thoughts on how to be a good coach and essential information on how to have a profitable affiliate.
36:49
December 11, 2019
Craig Howard – Owner of Diablo CrossFit (Since 2006)
Craig Howard, owner of Diablo CrossFit (13 year affiliate) and CrossFit Games Masters Champ. Diablo CrossFit has sent 60+ athletes to the CrossFit Games and Craig sits down with us to share his experiences in the CrossFit world, how to run a successful business, and some of the lessons he’s learned over the years.
50:28
November 4, 2019
Julie Foucher & Dani Urcuyo
Talking CrossFit and Health
37:25
October 24, 2019
Mike Gauvreau and Optimize Physio & Sport Medicine
Mike Gauvreau is the owner of the most referred to Physio clinics in Ottawa. We discuss business, Physio philosophy, and more.
34:05
October 17, 2019
Steve Bradley
71 years old, former Ironman competitor, avid CrossFitter, thinks you should sign up for the Open
30:52
October 3, 2019
2020 CrossFit Games Open, Sanctionals, Sponsorships & Random Stuff with Reza
2020 Open, Sanctioned Events, Sponsorships & Random Stuff with Reza
39:38
September 30, 2019
Mat Dubreucq, 10 Year Affiliate Owner
Lessons learned from a 10 year affiliate owner. Instagram: @matthieudubreucq Affiliate: www.crossfitlaval.ca Programming: www.force5hq.com
34:39
August 29, 2019
2019 CrossFit Games Recap, Part 2 (Pete, Paul & Rez)
Talking Games.
53:26
August 27, 2019
2019 CrossFit Games Recap, Part 1 (Paul & Pete)
Talking about the 2019 CrossFit Games
40:48
August 22, 2019
Nate Edwardson and Social Media
Nate talks about his experience with social media in and outside of CrossFit. Business uses, personal uses, etc.
58:24
August 12, 2019
The Military, Firefighting OG CrossFitter, Rene
Welcome back to another episode of The NCR Podcast! Today we sit down with our newest coaching addition, Rene. Rene has been around CrossFit since the beginning, from owning one of the first affiliates in Ottawa, to having his L1 given by Coach Glassman himself, Rene offers a unique perspective on the current CrossFit and CrossFit Games landscape from a point of view that only an OG could posses. Enjoy!
56:29
April 26, 2019
2019 CrossFit Open Recap
Welcome back to the NCR Podcast! Today we sit down and decompress after this years open! We chat programming, expectations, qualifiers, the live announcement we hosted, and more! Enjoy and let us know what you'd like to hear more of in the future!
56:23
March 30, 2019
Who Should Compete in the Open This Year? - Games and Affiliate Level Perspective
Welcome back to The NCR Podcast! Sorry it has been so long, we begin this episode with addressing the reason for our absence, but we're back! Today we are talking the open. Just two short weeks away and filled with questions, controversy and the unknown. We talk about the changes made this season, the new open format, open announcements and who should be looking to attack this new format in the open. We hope you enjoy this episode and as always let us know what you think! Produced by; Nate Edwardson @nateedwardson Follow us at; @crossfitncr
54:12
February 7, 2019
Eliminating Barriers - Analyzing Affiliates On-Ramp Programs
Welcome back to The NCR Podcast! Todays episode of the podcast is about ‘Intro Programs in CrossFit’ and getting people off the couch and into your gym. We take a look at this from the eyes of the affiliate owner, to the coach, to the member. Be sure to tune in and let us know what your thoughts are!
59:55
December 18, 2018
CBD, Intermittent Fasting and Fitness
Exactly as the title says. We discuss our initial thoughts on CBD and it’s potential benefits in sport, as well as some of PT’s recent experiences with intermittent fasting, and more! Enjoy!
56:25
November 18, 2018
The Business of CrossFit
Today we sit down upon the 5th anniversary of NCR! We discuss war stories of the starting phases of the gym, as well as all of the business lessons learned along the way! Hope you guys enjoy and find some value in learning from out mistakes!
49:09
November 6, 2018
Guns, Gangs and CrossFit
Welcome back to another episode of The NCR Podcast! Today we sit down with one incredible individual, Mr.Mark Paterson. Mark has been a member here at NCR for a little over a year and is a super cool dude, with an even crazier compilation of stories. Listen and enjoy!
48:34
October 21, 2018
How to Get to the 2019 CrossFit Games
More changes came out, so we talked some more. PT also discuss’ going down to Cookville, training with Rich, and more. Enjoy!
45:36
October 14, 2018
Getting Fitter During Radiation
Today Pete Shaw and I sit down with Gord. Gord has spent the last few years in a battle with prostate cancer. After an unsuccessful and very unpleasant first bout of hormone therapy, Gord decided to make a change, and that change was CrossFit. Hear how Gord has used CrossFit to improve multiple aspects of his life, and overall health while working through is second try at treatment. Enjoy!
39:23
October 2, 2018
Judging at the CrossFit Games w/Pete Shaw
Today we sit down with Pete Shaw, fresh off judging Tia Clair Toomey at the the 2018 CrossFit Games, we chat everything about his experience as a rookie judge at the games. Enjoy!
43:53
September 26, 2018
The Everything Podcast
The NCR Podcast Episode 13 As the title says, today Reza and I talk about everything. We start with some more thoughts on all the new games changes, as well as some updates. From there we take off in very interesting direction... Enjoy!
44:19
September 15, 2018
The 2019 CrossFit Games Season Changes
Today PT and I sit down to shoot the s*** about all the changes annouced and speculated for this years games! Everything from how it will effect the competition, what it does for the athletes, and everything in between. Enjoy!
47:38
September 4, 2018
Why Should You Test Your Max Lifts in CrossFit?
Welcome back to another episode of the NCR Podcast. Today Reza and I sit down to discuss why we are going through a test week here at NCR, what to expect, and why it is important for CrossFit athletes to test their maxes, as well as when it's not a good idea to do so. Enjoy!
28:40
August 28, 2018
2018 CrossFit Games Recap: Part 2 - Paul Tremblay Demo Team
This is Paul sharing his games experience from this year as captain of the demo team. He shares inside info on the running of the games, behind the scenes with the athletes and much more. Enjoy!
50:28
August 17, 2018
2018 CrossFit Games Recap: Part 1:Dr.Jen and CrossFit Health
Today we start a 3 part series where we will be recapping our experiences at the Crossfit Games this year. Today we start with Dr.Jen who discusses what Crossfit Health is, the conference hosted at the games this year, and we finish with a very interesting discussion on whether or not this growth of Crossfit Health will effect the Games going forward. The next two parts will be recaps with Pete, who judged for the first time at the games this year, and PT who captained the demo team. So be sure to subscribe and stay tuned for those! Enjoy!
1:00:39
August 7, 2018
Steroids and PEDs in CrossFit
Today we all sit down to discuss the recent scandals of all the athletes banned for PEDs in CrossFit. We discuss everything from the history of them in the sport, how it’s handled, what can be done, and much more. Enjoy!
35:02
July 17, 2018
Building Community Through Fitness w/The November Project
Today we sit down with Liz an Lauren to discuss the importance and impact on community based fitness, and their involvement in "The November Project" Enjoy!
44:22
July 12, 2018
Should Kids and Teens Compete in CrossFit?
Today we sit down with Reza Mashkoori and discuss the ins and outs of the Crossfit Kids and Teens programs. Everything from how they run at an affiliate level, who they are for, what the structure is like, and what the competition setting is. Let us know what you think and if you have any questions! Enjoy!
28:28
July 6, 2018
Programming at the CrossFit Games
Today we all sit down to discuss programming at the Games, regionals, the open and in the box! We take a look at history, trends and where it’s going next. Enjoy!
50:28
June 29, 2018
How to Eat for Performance in CrossFit
Today on the Podcast we sit down with Reza Maskoori and Paul Tremblay to discuss performance nutrition. We talk about what they have seen and experienced in the past, what has worked and what hasn't, and some common myths and errors out there surrounding nutrition. Hope you enjoy! Be sure to subscribe to see more and check us out on Apple Podcasts or wherever else you like to listen.
28:22
June 20, 2018
History of Competing, Coaching and Regionals w/ Pete Shaw
Today Paul Tremblay and I sit down with Pete Shaw and discuss everything to do with Pete's journey to Crossfit, his birth into competition, and of course his best ever regional performance at the 2018 East Regional. Pete offers a unique perspective of both developing as an affiliate owner and as a high level athlete, to complement his war stories of competition. Enjoy!
1:10:44
June 15, 2018
East Regional Recap with Paul Tremblay
Today we sit down with Co-Owner of Crossfit NCR, and 10th place finisher at the 2018 East Regional, Paul Tremblay. We discuss everything surrounding his history in the sport, his year of training and life leading up to regionals, his life on the bubble, and of course his take on this years outcome at regionals. Lots of great banter as always. Thanks for listening! If you enjoyed be sure to subscribe, and if you have any questions for PT feel free to leave them below!
1:16:19
June 6, 2018
Behind the Mastermind of The NCR Program
The NCR Podcast: Episode 1 In this inaugural episode of The NCR Podcast, we sit down with Co-Owner, Coach and Head of Programming at Crossfit NCR, Mr.Reza Mashkoori. We discuss his history in competing and coaching in Crossfit, what lead him to open NCR and a bunch of other do's and do not's surrounding programming and running an affiliate. Reza offers some unique and valuable insights to how NCR is run, and what he has learned along to way that has helped him build NCR to what it is today. Hope you enjoy!
41:30
June 1, 2018