podcast zhanique lovett Sep 18, 2020

Listen to the life of Zhanique Lovett and hear all about her perspectives as a personal trainer and a body confident woman. We talk about goal setting and how to get started in training whether you are far from fit or already an avid gym-goer.

Cara and Zhanique share their history with disordered eating and body image, how they over came it, and how they see themselves now. for healthy and mega tasty vegan and whey protein bars.

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Athletes driven by self motivation are absolutely incredible to watch on the ninja course. Zhanique Lovett is one of these awe-inspiring athletes, because she competes with her whole heart. American Ninja Warrior Season 9 was her breakthrough rookie season. In this season, she proved to herself that a dream she thought was impossible, could actually become reality by training her hardest and having faith in her abilities. Since there were no ninja gyms by her at the time and she...



podcast sarah schoback Sep 18, 2020

Sarah Schoback is a gym owner, a mom, in inspiring leader, a ninja warrior, a dorky-dance creator... this woman does it all!  She explains in depth about experiences and perspectives of raising strong girls and teaching them to be proud of themselves and to pursue their dreams in life without limitations. Both Sarah, and Ninjababes host Cara Poalillo, discuss how to transform your own attitude both on and off the ninja course. Sarah shares of her experience on ANW10 and some fun tidbits about living in Minnesota.

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Sarah Schoback, the Ninja of the North, has blown into The Ninjababes Podcast on the Northern Breeze: her signature dance. American Ninja Warrior season 9 and 10, Team Ninja Warrior season 2, Ninja vs Ninja, NNL World Finals, and 2016 and 2017 OCR World Championships, are a few of the places...



podcast rachael goldstein Sep 18, 2020

Rachael Goldstein shares with us all about her experience on ANW and how she got her mind in the right place to not only have a competitive season, but have fun and relax in the process.  We also talk in depth about how to deal with gnarly ninja rips on your hands and our process for self-care and healing, and brands we love like Climb-On and Orbital Climbing’s Boulder Balm.  Plus, we share our love for health food stores and our favorite brands of protein bars, like Rachael’s favorite right now, Rise Bars.



abby clark podcast Sep 16, 2020

Abby Clark and Ninjababes host, Cara Poalillo, dive deep into what it means to be competition-ready for ninja. These ladies answer a lot of listener questions regarding National Ninja League, competing, and mental toughness in competition.  Abby also shares her insights about transitioning from gymnastics to ninja and the negative judgment she dealt with early on in her athletic career as a "short" individual.  Tune in to laugh, be inspired, and kick it with your girls Abby and Cara.

The Ride Against Suicide:

Abby Clark dominated the American Ninja Warrior Season 10 course this year, setting the bar high with a buzzer in Minneapolis on qualifying night. With fire in her eyes and perseverance in her movement, Abby is a competitor I will never forget watching. She attacked the course in the way I dreamed of doing. After a life-long journey in gymnastics and track leading to a collegiate career in both, her new...



natalie duran podcast Sep 16, 2020

Natalie shares all the in and outs of her life's adventures.  This girl has all the fun; she rides motorcycles, flies planes, and climbs all the things. Tune in to listen to Natalie and I talk about what it means to get through failure and expectations from others, plus our take on relationships at this time in our lives.  Learn the secrets of Natalie's upbeat attitude and what truly makes her tick.  

Living life on purpose means exploring with intentionality. Ninja Warrior athlete, Natalie Duran, found the key to personal happiness: purposefully following adventure. Her adventurous spirit flashed through countless Ninja Warrior courses: American Ninja Warrior seasons 5, 8, 9, 10 and Ninja vs Ninja season 1 and 2. With a degree in neuroscience from UCLA, this ninja studies the world inside and out. However, Natalie shares...




Jennifer Tavernier is a personal trainer, American Ninja Warrior, and creator of the MinneNinja App.  This woman is unstoppable; even though she has suffered from numerous concussions, she has learned to still succeed at following her dreams while helping her body recover from injury.  She has an intriguing story about finding her own passions and letting those lead her to a beautiful life of being a mom, athlete, entrepreneur, trainer, and dreamer. 15% off with code: ninjababes

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Meet three of the strong and energetic rookies form American Ninja Warrior season 10! Danielle Malkin and Cara Poalillo competed in Philadelphia, and Jamie Ross competed in Minneapolis.  Hear how they truly felt walking on to the ANW course for the first time.  Meet these incredible ladies and get the inside scoop on their training, quirks, and ninja-dreams. 15% off with code: ninjababes 



barclay stockett podcast Sep 16, 2020


Barclay Stockett is a powerhouse of ninja strength, but I think she has an even bigger heart, and a contagious personality. Get to know her in today's episode as we hear about her life and the internal workings of Barclay.  Maybe you didn't know that she has five siblings and grew up in a little country town called Liberty in Texas.  She loves to read, write poetry, longboard, and travel. 

You are awesome ninjababe! Keep crushing it in life and in ninja.

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I am inspired by people who believe that dreaming is an artform, and that dreams themselves, are platforms. I am inspired by people who recognize the child within themselves; the one that’s still in there dreaming, even when work calls. These admirable people have left me chasing harder after my own...



jolene kelly podcast Sep 16, 2020

This is the second episode of Aussie Ninjababe Week! Today Jolene Kelly shares her journey of becoming an athlete and transforming her life. 

We discuss topics like how to use social media in a positive way, self-love and empowerment, losing weight, and her experience on Australian Ninja Warrior. use code ninjababes for 15% off your order




Enjoy this mini interview with Australian Ninja athlete. Olivia Vivian.  This is Aussie Ninjababe week!! 15% off with code ninjababes


Olivia Vivian has been competing as an Australian Ninja Warrior athlete since 2017. With only two years of experience in ninja thus far, her vast accomplishments speak loudly of her determined and passionate heart. This podcast interview took place at the 2018 National Ninja League Finals, after Olivia competed as the only woman on the Stage 2 course, earning a first-place NNL World Title. Olivia boldly attacks each ninja course, giving off the impression that she has trained ninja her whole life. However, we know that’s not the case. In this episode, Olivia shares her secret to ninja success: self-belief.

Ninjababes defines self-belief as confidently encompassing the inner truth that you are in control of the direction of your thoughts and actions to reach what you define as your goals, passions,...


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