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Petrone has spent 28 years training elite athletes and some of the most successful entrepreneurs and executives in the United States. This podcast, recorded in his renowned Woodgym, offers a peek into the lives and perspectives of the exceptionally driven individuals that train with Petrone.

Petrone has spent 28 years training elite athletes and some of the most successful entrepreneurs and executives in the United States. This podcast, recorded in his renowned Woodgym, offers a peek into the lives and perspectives of the exceptionally driven individuals that train with Petrone.

Location:

United States

Description:

Petrone has spent 28 years training elite athletes and some of the most successful entrepreneurs and executives in the United States. This podcast, recorded in his renowned Woodgym, offers a peek into the lives and perspectives of the exceptionally driven individuals that train with Petrone.

Language:

English


Episodes

Mental Toughness: Martial Arts Legend Draculino

4/4/2022
Vinicious "Draculino" Magalhães graces the Woodgym with an extensive collection of insights gleaned throughout an unbelievable career in martial arts. Learn how dispirate communities of Brazilian surfers and martial artists coalesced in a pivotal moment and changed Jiu Jitsu's evolution. Finally, hear a definition of mental toughness from a modest but implacable athlete and competitor who has seen success both on the mat and as a trainer and mentor.

Duration:01:37:12

Mental Toughness: Pro Cyclist Kaysee Armstrong

3/7/2022
Chaz, Choo, and the crew continue to explore the topic with Knoxville's resident biking bad*** Kaysee Armstrong. Kaysee's story is awesome and left us all astounded and inspired. We explore the roles of heredity and childhood in mental toughness, and hear how she transformed adversity and trauma into fuel for her outdoor adventures and stellar performances on the trails. Listen up and get learned!

Duration:01:05:56

Mental Toughness: Jiu Jitsu World Champion Samuel Braga

2/7/2022
Charles and James get to chat once again with ten time World Champion Jiu Jitsu master Sam about mental toughness, whether it's something that can be developed. Finally, they talk about what it's like to train others across a spectrum of disciplines.

Duration:01:08:25

Mental Toughness: The Marines

1/18/2022
Charles and Dr. Choo get to work grilling two combat veterans about what led them to pursue military careers. Were they mentally tough when they enlisted? Did their time at Parris Island augment their temperament? Finally, what's it like experiencing combat and dealing with the memory when they're expected to plunge back into civilian life? We get Zach and Derek to take a break from their jiu jitsu training and answer these questions and more in this special Mental Toughness episode.

Duration:01:00:21

Mental Toughness: Alex Fourie, Pro Golfer

11/22/2021
Charles and James are joined by golf pro Alex Fourie, a guest who literally traversed the world and overcame some of the bleakest conditions imaginable to end up in the US competing in a sport he loves.

Duration:01:02:31

Mental Toughness: Jim Haslam

11/15/2021
James and Charles blast into the second half of the series with an incomparable guest appearance by James Arthur Haslam II, the founder of Pilot Corporation and much more.

Duration:00:45:22

Mental Toughness: Halftime Review

11/8/2021
Charles and Dr. James Choo pause three episodes in to reflect on what we've learned about the mind, perseverance, and success. Is the Woodgym any closer to defining what mental toughness is?

Duration:00:51:00

Mental Toughness: Justin Sims, Pro Baseball Player

10/25/2021
James and Charles welcome Justin Sims, an original Petrone guy, to the show to continue the round table discussion on mental fitness. Can "manufactured" adversity shape someone's mental toughness? What role do positivity and perspective play?

Duration:00:47:32

Mental Toughness: Freddie Smith, Extreme Cyclist

10/11/2021
Woodgym favorite Freddie Smith helps expand the dialog on mental toughness. What roles do preparation and determination play in overall fitness?

Duration:00:51:37

Mental Toughness: The Definition

9/20/2021
Chaz, Choo, and the crew are joined by the parent whose question sparked the series. We can describe or picture mental toughness, but can we agree on a definition? Listen as the guys and Joe talk it out!

Duration:00:58:03

Mental Toughness: Series Trailer

9/14/2021
New deep dive series from the Woodgym. What do the words "mental toughness" mean to you? We ask Woodgym veterans what they think. Series premiere coming soon!

Duration:00:16:47

Frank Eppolito

8/25/2021
Charles is joined by world champion boxer turned coach Frank Eppolito, owner of Eppolito Boxing Gym in Knoxville. Choo, Chaz, and Frank talk about training, their influence on the youth they work with, and what sports can reveal about character.

Duration:01:00:45

Josh Malone

7/6/2021
Jets WR Josh Malone takes a short break from training to talk to Chaz with alacrity about working with multiple trainers in different states. He's staying sharp and prepping for yet another NFL season!

Duration:00:35:01

Does the "Jiu-Jitsu Jesus" Live in Knoxville?

4/6/2021
Charles sits down for an impromptu talk with Samuel Braga, an athlete that forged his own path to becoming a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt and TEN times world champion.

Duration:01:12:57

The Canadian Pipeline to the NFL

2/12/2021
Pier-Olivier Lestage sits down in the Woodgym office to review his 2 week training with Charles.

Duration:00:41:53

Creating a Wellness Lifestyle Plan for the Average Joe

1/16/2021
What if you're not one of the Woodgym's "Type A" personalities? Charlie and Choo are joined by "Diamond Dave" one year after the Lost Generation series to revisit the pursuit of fitness by the average American.

Duration:00:59:39

It Doesn't Get Any Easier Than Today

11/11/2020
The doctors return as Charlie and Holly have an early morning chat with Dr. Steve Smith and Dr. James Choo

Duration:01:28:17

Overtraining: When "Do More" Breaks Us Down

9/28/2020
Charlie, Dr. Choo, and Ashlyn talk about the phenomenon of overtraining. What are the signs, who is vulnerable, and what are the solutions?

Duration:00:33:33

Back in Session

9/14/2020
Charlie, Holly, and Choo. Chaz gets the old band back together as the weirdest summer break ever comes to a close.

Duration:00:51:31

Zooming Out

6/23/2020
4 of the great Woodgym minds gather in the office once again to zoom out and share a macro-view of the pandemic and protesting. Who is behind it all? What is the endgame?

Duration:01:28:25