Since Jul 2018·43 episodes

Through years of research and working with the world's best athletes - Nike has learned greatness isn't born, it's trained. This podcast explores the cutting-edge of holistic fitness to help make you a better trainer and athlete. Listen to conversations with industry experts and discover the latest innovations, insights, and trends making the biggest impact on the training world.


S5 E8·1 month ago
With most gyms still closed and team sports on hold, running is more vital than ever—but it’s also more constrained. Good thing we have a teacher like Chris Bennett to help us find our stride. As the head coach of Nike Run Club, he’s been telling us for years that our best runs aren’t measured by...
S5 E7·1 month ago
A few months ago, sprinter Dina Asher-Smith was coming off her first individual gold in the World Championships and had her sights set on Tokyo. But now that the 2020 Olympics are the 2021 Olympics, she’s had to adjust her training on the fly. On this episode, the fastest British woman ever tells...
S5 E6·2 months ago
With social distancing in place around the globe, it might seem as though loneliness is the new normal. But there’s a big difference between being lonely and just being alone, says Stephanie Cacioppo, PhD, often cited as the world’s leading expert on the emotion. On this episode of Trained, Dr. C...
S5 E5·2 months ago
Here’s one piece of advice we can take as universal: Never. Count. Josh. Bridges. Out. The CrossFit icon has specialized in devastating doubters during his 10-year battle of attrition with the field. On this episode of Trained, Josh talks about how the Navy Seal mindset has served him in competit...
S5 E4·2 months ago
We could all use a little mindfulness right now. But during a crisis,“being in the present moment” means facing difficult circumstances and negative thoughts—and that can be intimidating. In this episode, Headspace co-founder and meditation expert Andy Puddicombe dials in with practical methods t...
S5 E3·2 months ago
This isn’t a time to focus on PRs, says Nike Performance Council member Sue Falsone. It’s a time to work on mobility, form, and recovery techniques we may have been neglecting. An expert in both manual and movement therapy, Falsone has spent two decades helping pro athletes return from injury—or ...
S5 E2·2 months ago
When it comes to working out at home, some of us might not know where to start. Enter Kelsey Heenan. As an online trainer and coach, she helps people get in serious workouts in their own living rooms. Drawing on her personal experience with an eating disorder, she helps them build healthier relat...
S5 E1·3 months ago
According to psychologist Angela Duckworth, stress can actually help us adapt to difficult situations. That sort of mindset could be a powerful tool right now. On this episode, the bestselling author of “Grit” calls up Ryan at home to talk about how a shift in mindset can make our stress work for...
TRAILER·3 months ago
As we all adjust to our new shared reality of social distancing, staying mentally and physically strong is more important than ever. In this season of TRAINED, Ryan calls up the world’s leading athletes and holistic fitness experts—from his closet—to talk about how we can all live our best possib...
S4 E8·5 months ago
Seven years after Australian CrossFit phenom Kara Saunders saw people doing a CrossFit workout, she stood on the podium at the 2017 CrossFit Games as the second-Fittest Woman on Earth. She’s also been crowned Australia’s fittest female five times. And just four months after giving birth to her fi...
S4 E7·5 months ago
If you consider physical therapy something you do when you’re injured, you’re not giving it enough credit. Sure, manual therapy (things like myofascial release, mobilization, massage, and more) can help you move pain-free, but it can also help you move more freely—so you can get the most out of e...
S4 E6·6 months ago
When Shaquem Griffin was 4, he had his left hand amputated. Growing up, that didn’t hold him back from much, including playing football—even though most of his coaches, players, and friends didn’t think he’d ever be able to make more than a hobby of it. Shaquem, now a linebacker for the Seattle S...
S4 E5·6 months ago
To be the best version of yourself, all you need to do is make small, sustainable changes. At least that’s what behavior scientist, director of the Stanford Behavior Design Lab, and best-selling author of “Tiny Habits: The Small Changes that Change Everything,” BJ Fogg says. On today’s episode, R...
S4 E4·7 months ago
If you asked Ellen Latham twenty years ago where will you be in the next ten years, she probably would have said, "working at my dream job." But when Ellen was in her early 40s, raising a child as a single parent and pursuing her career as a fitness instructor, she was suddenly let go f...
S4 E3·7 months ago
When most people think about nutrition and fitness, they think about burning calories, weight loss, or fueling their body. But what we eat determines so much more than how we look, feel, or what we do at the gym. Our approach to nutrition says a lot about our values, our training and health goals...
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