The 98 Podcast is, like the gym, driven by performance. Achievement in any field or endeavour requires habits, dedication and a goal oriented mindset. Each episode we will interview people that have achieved a level of success in their field and find out what habits, ideas and they have cultivated to get there. Success leaves clues.
98 Training - Capacity Programm
In this special episode of the 98 Podcast, Kev takes us through the newest program in the 98 Training app. 98 Capacity is the umbrella to the 3 current training programs that sit on the app so far. Helping you build your work capacity for bigger and better outcomes!
Kev runs us through the hows and whys of the program and the best use for you depending on your goals and training load.
27. Alexandra Bunton
Alex began her professional career in 2009, for the Australian Institute of Sport. After the AIS, she was signed by her home town side, Canberra Capitals. After spending two seasons under Carrie Graf alongside the likes of Lauren Jackson, Alex then signed with the Adelaide Lightning in 2014. After a year in Adelaide, she then signed with the Dandenong Rangers for the 2015–16 season.
In 2016, she was signed by Dynamo Moscow to play in the 2016–17 season of the Russian Premier League and the Eastern European Basketball Women's League.
Over the years she has undergone 11 knee surgery's and now coming out of a short break she has resumed her playing career with the Capitals once again. Alex is also now the proud mother of her daughter Opel May. This was such a great chat, Alex is hands down one of my favourite guests!
26. Kevin Toonen - Training for Selection
This is episode Kevin will be talking over Special Forces and Tactical selection training, going over training principles and the subtle and not so subtle differences for this type of program.
For any more questions on this subject you can contact Kevin via Kev@98gym.com or @strengthelite on Instagram
25. Craig Fitzgibbon
Craig Fitzgibbon (born 16 June 1977) is an Australian professional rugby league coach and a former professional rugby league footballer who played in the 1990s, 2000s and 2010s and is the current head coach of Cronulla Sharks.
A New South Wales State of Origin and Australia international representative goal-kicking forward, he played in the NRL for the Illawarra Steelers and St. George Illawarra Dragons as well as for the Sydney Roosters, with whom he won the 2002 NRL Premiership. Fitzgibbon then played in the Super League for Hull FC. He was also the last coach of the Country New South Wales rugby league team.
Craig is one of the best coaches I have ever known and this comes from his deep respect of the players and the game. Enjoy part 1 of this 2 part podcast!
24. Alexander Volkanovski
Alexander Volkanovski is an Australian MMA fighter and World Featherweight Champion who has transformed from a 96kg high-speed bowling ball to the greatest 145lb (65.8kg) high octane athlete on the globe.
First announced to the world in 2016 when he made his UFC debut in Melbourne, Alexander ‘The Great’ Volkanovski, is creating an unrivalled legacy in the world of MMA, a sport he only decided to take up at the age of 22.
In less than ten years he worked his way to World Champ of the featherweight division, is one of the highest-ranked pound-for-pound fighters in the sport and has left a long list of big names in his wake.
From humble beginnings to the top of the UFC rankings, Alex’s is a story of hard work, dedication and commitment rivalled by few.
Despite the tough exterior, Alex is a true family man, married to his high school sweetheart with two young daughters, his driving force behind the motivation, sacrifice and success.
23. Nathan Katz
Having won three straight national junior titles between 2012-14, Nathan Katz won the junior Oceania Championship in 2014. He finished ninth at the Junior World Championships in 2015 before winning both the 2015 and 2016 -66kg Oceania Championships to secure his spot on his debut Olympic Team. Leading his opening match in the dying stages, Morocco's Imad Bassou eventually got the better of Katz to progress in the Rio 2016 tournament.
From a family that lives and breathes the sport, Nathan lined up alongside his younger brother Josh in Rio as the duo became the first brothers to compete in judo at the same Games for Australia. Their mother Kerrye competed at the Seoul 1988 Olympics, when judo was a demonstration sport for women, while their father Robert was a coach on that team as well as the Rio 2016 team.
Following Rio, Nathan went on to win the 2017 Oceania Championships and finished runner up at the 2017 Taipai Asian Open. He was also crowned the 2018 and 2019 national champion in the -66kg division. In the lead up to the Tokyo Olympics, Nathan finished in fifth at the 2021 Asia-Oceania Senior Championships.
Keep em coming big Kev👊
The 98 Podcast is a great listen. Informative and interesting, with a great mix of speakers on a variety of topics. I’ve enjoyed all episodes I’ve listened to. Keep up the great content guys! Love it!
Jason Fox interview is very insightful, but also very funny. Keep them coming.