18 episodes

The Upgrade Yo Sh*t Podcast is NOT your normal podcast. It was started by Coach Rich Thurman ( Coach_RT3 ) and Nat Viranond as a place to discuss Strength Training, Mobility Training thought process with a hint or Social Issues. This is raw uncut and unfiltered dialogue that doesn’t conform to the “default” style and system in place. Rich & Nat take the mask and the gloves off and speak from the heart of the cultural norms they grew up within.

The Upgrade Yo Sh*t Podcast The Upgrade Guys

    • Health & Fitness
    • 5.0 • 8 Ratings

The Upgrade Yo Sh*t Podcast is NOT your normal podcast. It was started by Coach Rich Thurman ( Coach_RT3 ) and Nat Viranond as a place to discuss Strength Training, Mobility Training thought process with a hint or Social Issues. This is raw uncut and unfiltered dialogue that doesn’t conform to the “default” style and system in place. Rich & Nat take the mask and the gloves off and speak from the heart of the cultural norms they grew up within.

    S2 Episode 8: Kettlebell Basics with Damali Fraiser

    S2 Episode 8: Kettlebell Basics with Damali Fraiser

    In this episode we speak with Damali Fraiser about her Kettlebell Training career. This episode delves into the depths of the underlying undertones within Kettlebell culture. We talk about women, body image and people of color within the space of Kettlebells.

    Within all training, people like to skip over the basics, but you can't build a strong practice without solid foundations. Enjoy this episode.

    Find Damali
    Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/damali.fraiser
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    http://www.liftoffstrength.ca

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    http://www.theupgradeguys.com
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    • 1 hr 16 min
    S2 Episode 7: Always Be My Maybe

    S2 Episode 7: Always Be My Maybe

    In this episode we speak with Emily Torockio. Her article in Medium "I Didn’t Think I Needed “Representation.” Then I Watched Always Be My Maybe." touches on the importance of representation.  We do a deep dive into her experiences as an Asian American woman both growing up within American society and making her way through the Yoga world. This was an insightful conversation Identity and Representation. As we move towards gaining a better understanding of each other, experiences like Emily's are important to forming a better future.

    Find Emily on Social Media:
    http://www.instagram.com/emilytorockio

    Find The Upgrade Guys (Mobility Membership & More)
    http://www.theupgradeguys.com
    Find us on Instagram:
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    • 1 hr 38 min
    S2 Episode 6: Technical Fitness - Chad Raynor

    S2 Episode 6: Technical Fitness - Chad Raynor

    Chad Raynor is a personal trainer and founder of Technical Fitness LLC. Before forming Technical Fitness, he was a personal trainer and training manager for Gold’s Gym, New York Sports Clubs, and Crunch Gyms where he finished in the top five nationwide in personal revenue produced every full year that he worked for Crunch Gyms.
    We sit down to discuss Chad’s journey into the Fitness Industry, his leadership and development with other coaches, becoming part owner of a high end New York wellness facility, his upbringing and his recent move out to the West Coast.

    Find Chad
    http://www.instagram.com/technicalfitness

    The Upgrade Guys
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    • 1 hr 42 min
    S2 Episode 5: Alan Z "Model Minority"

    S2 Episode 5: Alan Z "Model Minority"

    What does it mean to be the "Model Minority"? Alan Z is a recording artist who's latest song off the album with Jason Chu, entitled "Model Minority" takes a deep dive into the myth of "White-adjacency" often attributed to Asian people.   

    Find Alan Z at:
    https://www.soundcloud.com/alanzmusic
    https://www.youtube.com/alanz
    https://www.instagram.com/alanzmusic/


    The Upgrade Guys
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    • 1 hr 29 min
    S2 Episode 4: Skinhead Culture

    S2 Episode 4: Skinhead Culture

    In this episode we speak with Mike Crenshaw. Mike is a long time activist, organizer and recording artist. He was a member of the Baldies, a crew of anti-racist skinheads that often take part in violent combat with their neo-Nazi counterparts. He gives us a history of the skinheads and so much more. This conversation was both eye opening and historically enlightening. Join us as we go on a journey through Skinhead Culture.

    Find Mike Crenshaw:
    http://www.miccrenshaw.com
    http://www.facebook.com/miccrenshaw
    http://www.instagram.com/miccrenshaw
    http://www.twitter.com/miccrenshaw
    https://soundcloud.com/mic-crenshaw

    The Upgrade Guys
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    • 1 hr 20 min
    S2 Episode 3: Manila Black

    S2 Episode 3: Manila Black

    In this episode we speak with Philippine Basketball Association multiple championship winner Harvey Carey II. Harvey grew up in San Francisco, California just down the street from Coach RT3.  We discuss being mixed race, (Black and Asian) as well as how Harvey ended up living and playing basketball in the Philippines for over a decade. We hope you enjoy this episode.

    Find Harvey Carey II
    http://www.instagram.com/manilablk4

    The Upgrade Guys
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    http://www.facebook.com/theupgradeguys

    • 1 hr 1 min

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