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Masters Topics, Athletes & Coaches Interviews Episodes

March 15, 2022

Why and How to Say “No”, Episode #141, 03-15-22

Were you raised to believe that saying “no” was impolite? Do you say “yes” to please the person asking before carefully considering your own needs and boundaries? Saying “no” can feel rude and difficult -- but there are advan...

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March 1, 2022

Olympian Benjamin Lo-Pinto: Return to Your Genius, Episode #140

How do you return to what you love to do after many years off -- and do it well? Olympian and All-American Masters swimmer Benjamin Lo-Pinto joins the show to share his philosophies on returning to athletics in his 40s, …

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Feb. 1, 2022

7 Ways to Kick Up Your Confidence, Episode #138, 02-01-2022

Are you tapping all of the benefits of confidence? Research shows self-confidence is linked to almost every element involved in a happy and fulfilling life -- including less fear and anxiety, greater motivation, more resilien...

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Jan. 4, 2022

Creating an Environment for Champions, Episode #136, 01-04-22

Are you surrounding yourself with the right tools to bring out your best, champion self? Life and leadership coaches Kelly Palace and Maria Parker share six ways you can improve your chances for success, including examples fr...

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Dec. 14, 2021

Jillian Best: Giving Life to Others, Episode #134, 12-14-2021

Are you grateful for the gift of health? Liver transplant recipient and endurance swimmer Jillian Best joins the show to talk about how a hereditary disease, and near death, continues to inspire her to greater heights today. ...

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Nov. 30, 2021

Rachael Lilienthal: Swimmer Survives Alligator Attack, Episode #133

Swimming in open water during a date, Rachael Lilienthal felt something brush across her back. At first she thought it was a kayak. Then she realized it was a huge alligator. Hear what ensues from that point on during this …

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Aug. 10, 2021

Christen Shefchunas: Facing Fears to Achieve Confidence, Episode #125…

Can you be afraid and confident at the same time? Confidence Coach Christen Shefchunas believes that you cannot reach a confident point without first facing your fears. She joins the show to talk to Kelly and Maria about how ...

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June 22, 2021

Buda Šobat: Freediving World Record Holder's Wisdom, Episode #121, 0…

How do you push past discomfort to meet your goals? Guinness Book World Record Holder Budimir “Buda” Šobat joins the show to talk about his record time of free diving for 24 minutes and 33 seconds -- and how his …

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May 25, 2021

Fear of the Water to Nationally Ranked Swimmer: Brian Bergford Episo…

How does a person face, and overcome, their worst fears? How can you face your own stories about yourself -- and change them for the better? Peak performance coach Brian Bergford faced a lifelong fear of having his head subme...

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May 4, 2021

Kelly's Amazon Best Seller, What?!!!, Episode #114, 05-04-21

Find out about Kelly's new best selling book on this show. Leading yourself and others successfully takes authenticity, grit, and intent coupled with action. Champion’s Mojo host Kelly Palace shares 10 actionable tips in her ...

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Feb. 9, 2021

Stop Your Stinkin' Thinkin' and Reframe Reality, Episode 102, 2-9-21

Do you have stinkin’ thinkin’? Better known as cognitive distortions, these 10 thought approaches can sabotage your mental health, relationships and success. They are based on the ground breaking work of Dr. Aaron T. Beck. Ke...

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Jan. 5, 2021

Injured or Ill? Get Back on Track, Episode #97, 01-05-21

Injury and illness happen to everyone, particularly athletes who train consistently, year after year. How can you make the most of the time needed to heal -- both physically and emotionally? Life and health coaches Kelly and ...

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Dec. 8, 2020

Lael Wilcox: Pushing the Limits of Deprivation, Episode #93, 12-08-20

How can you form the mental fortitude to overcome pain, discomfort and deprivation in order to meet your goals? Elite endurance cyclist Lael Wilcox joins the podcast to talk with Kelly and Maria about how she adapts to natura...

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July 28, 2020

Broken Neck to World Champion Cyclist, Jeffrey Ritter, Episode #74

Endurance cyclist Jeffrey Ritter had to take small steps and set big goals to reach full recovery from a broken neck. He talks with Kelly and Maria about finding inspiration within to conquer each moment and how to “embrace t...

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May 12, 2020

Josh Davis: Consistency is Key, Episode #63, 5-12-2020

This week’s guest is five-time Olympic medalist Josh Davis who talks with Kelly and Maria about setting routines and repeating patterns to reach success. He also talks about his swimming Renaissance using ultra short race pac...

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