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Hitting down on real topics that most people can’t be open to and attach it to a similar event.

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Come on Sevan! Do some more podcasts. What happened?

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602 Ratings
Average Ratings
453
45
32
16
56

Keep up the great work

By Nickolnutz - Sep 17 2019
Read more
Hitting down on real topics that most people can’t be open to and attach it to a similar event.

Frequency

By b. moring - Dec 18 2018
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Come on Sevan! Do some more podcasts. What happened?

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CrossFit Podcast Ep. 17.18: Adrian Bozman

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Have you ever wondered how Adrian Bozman became Head Judge for the CrossFit Games? Boz sits down with Sevan and Tyson to reveal his CrossFit history.

Notable Mentions:
Sevan Matossian, Adrian Bozman, Tyson Oldroyd, Dave Castro, Bill Pearl, Tony Blauer, Josh Bridges, Filson Vest, James Hobart, San Francisco Chronicle, Julio Iglesias, Greg Glassman, CrossFit Training Staff, Nicole Carroll, CrossFit Santa Cruz North, Chuck Carswell, Kimarie Haverty-Bozman, Annie Sakamoto, Hollis Molloy, Eva Twardokens (“Eva T”), John Hackleman, Jeff Martone, Mike Burgener, Kelly Starrett, San Francisco CrossFit, Diane Fu, Kevin Ogar, Mat Fraser, Rich Froning, Michael Jordan, Kobe Bryant, Todd Widman, Dan Bailey, Björgvin Karl Guðmundsson, Rory McKernan, Alessandra Pichelli, Team Series, Chase Ingraham.

Oct 31 2017

1hr 20mins

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CrossFit Podcast Ep. 18.16: Dan Bailey

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Dan Bailey enters the “un-safe” room once again. Sevan and Matt provide 10 suggestions to make today’s guest better, including, “Stop missing the Games.”

Notable mentions:
Sevan Matossian, Dan Bailey, Matt Bischel, Eric Maciel, Cara Hipskind, Hayley Matossian, Sam Dancer, Aaron Hoff, Matt Bickel, Nicole Peyton, Jason Khalipa, Miranda Oldroyd, CrossFit Video Contest, Worldwide: Diabetes Video Contest, Mexico: Concurso de video, Brazil: Competição de vídeos, Danny Broflex, Rogue Fitness, Kevin Daigle, RIch Froning, Hilary Froning, Bill Henniger, Caity Matter Henniger, Dave Castro, Scott Panchik.

Mar 05 2018

1hr 52mins

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Ep. 18.37: Obese to Beast

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John Glaude has an incredible weight-loss story. His vlog, “Obese to Beast,” tracks how he transformed from being morbidly obese to fit and happy. It has helped motivate many others to transform their lives as well.

Apr 24 2018

2hr 21mins

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CrossFit Podcast Ep. 18.04: Brooke Ence

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Brooke Ence sits down with the CrossFit Podcast crew and discusses social media, training for the CrossFit Games, relationships and more.

Notable mentions:
Sevan Matossian, Brooke Ence, Matt Bischel, Eric Maciel, Cara Hipskind, Nicki Minaj, Drake, Chris Brown, Johnathan Haynes, Miranda Oldroyd, Wonder Woman, Justice League, "Humpty Hump," Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Rich Froning, Dave Castro, Marston Sawyers, Kai Rainey, Tim Chan, Bailey O’Regan, Justin Grant, The Rock, Greg Glassman, Josh Bridges, Hayley Parlen, Heber Cannon, Serena Williams.

Feb 02 2018

1hr 36mins

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Ep. 18.52: Grow Your Nutrition Program

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Nicole Aucoin, founder of Healthy Steps Nutrition and author of “Nourish: Grow Your Nutrition Business From the Ground Up,” is on the show. Aucoin is a former hospital dietitian and decided that she needed a new outlet for helping people eat well.

“I wanted to teach people to live to eat instead of eat to live,” she says.

For more information on how to implement her nutrition program for yourself or at your affiliate, visit her website: https://growyournutritionbusiness.com/

Jun 14 2018

1hr 56mins

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Ep. 18.41: Greg Glassman and “The Mess”

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CrossFit Founder Greg Glassman sits down with the podcast crew to share stories, talk about the current health crisis and explain what CrossFit and CrossFit physicians are doing to fix it.

“We’ve got corruption. We’ve got death … and that is the public health scene,” Glassman explains.

“There is no doctor that isn’t seeing the problem, seeing the mess, and the mess is the unprecedented incidences in rates of disease with an utterly ineffective and extraordinarily expensive response.”

Topics for the day also include CrossFit’s success in its court battle with the NSCA, Glassman’s reflections on writing for the Journal in the early days of CrossFit, and lucky socks.

May 03 2018

1hr 27mins

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CrossFit Podcast Ep. 17.29: Mike Burgener

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CrossFit Weightlifting coach Mike Burgener sits down with Sevan and Matt to discuss his involvement with USA Weightlifting and CrossFit.

Notable mentions:
Sevan Matossian, Mike Burgener, Matt Bischel, Eric Maciel, “Set-up and Positioning in the Olympic Lifts," "In the Rocking Chair With Coach Burgener: Episode 1,” “In the Rocking Chair With Coach Burgener: Episode 2,” Brooke Wells, Ben Garard, Dr. Nicholas Romanov, Casey Burgener, steroids, drug testing, chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), Marine Corps, Notre Dame Olympic Weightlifting coach, Father Lange, Leslie Burgener, Greg Glassman, Greg Amundson, Nicole Carroll, Josh Everett, Stephane Rochet, Eddie Lugo, “Miracle on the Hill,” Jordan Gravatt.

Dec 07 2017

1hr 29mins

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Ep 18.43: Brooke Ence – Athlete, Actor, Entrepreneur

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Brooke Ence is back on the podcast, this time to talk about recovering from a neck injury, describe her approach to training for Regionals, and explain how she makes sure she’s balancing work and life.

Balancing is less important, she says, when you’re “doing something that you love so much that you don’t feel like you need a break from it.”

These days, Ence is doing what she loves at the gym, on social media and on the big screen.

May 11 2018

2hr

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CrossFit Podcast Ep. 18.12: Noah Ohlsen

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Noah Ohlsen finished one spot shy of the podium at the 2017 Reebok CrossFit Games. He talks with the podcast crew about his journey into the Sport of Fitness and experiences as a Games athlete.

Notable mentions:
Sevan Motassian, Noah Ohlsen, Eric Maciel, Matt Bischel, Joann Leigh, Dave Castro, Brooke Wells, Andrew Gwinn, Brooke Ence, Patrick Vellner, Chris Spealler, Mat Fraser, Katrin Tanja Davidsdottir, Annie Thorisdottir, Sara Sigmundsdottir, Tyson Oldroyd, Emily Abbott, Sam Dancer, Marston Sawyers, Guido Trinidad, Ronnie Teasdale, Ben Smith, Rich Froning, Kenneth Leverich, Hillary Froning, Chuck Carswell, Jenni Orr, CrossFit Level 1 Certificate Course.

Feb 23 2018

2hr 15mins

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CrossFit Podcast Ep. 18.27: Brooks Laich

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Brooks Laich has played in the National Hockey League since he was 20, spending time with the Ottawa Senators, Washington Capitals and Toronto Maple Leafs along the way.

Now, at the age of 34, he is transitioning away from hockey and finding a new passion: CrossFit.

Notable mentions:
Sevan Matossian, Brooks Laich, Julianne Hough, “Dancing With the Stars,” “Defining Brooks Laich,” Brick CrossFit, nutrition, Zone Diet, ketogenic diet.

Apr 03 2018

3hr 1min

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CrossFit Podcast Ep. 17.25: Matthew Bickel

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Matthew Bickel used to weigh 450 pounds. Now, at 280 pounds, he’s excited to share his CrossFit experience with others struggling to find motivation.

Notable Mentions:
Sevan Matossian, Matthew Bickel, Matt Bischel, Eric Maciel, Cara Hipskind, Greg Glassman: The World’s Most Vexing Problem, Brooke Wells, gastric bypass surgery, Rich Froning, CrossFit Level 1 Certificate Course, Stephen Hipskind, “Gwen,” CrossFit Poipu, Sam Dancer, Jennifer Dancer, Travis Bagent, Chris Hinshaw, CrossFit Specialty Course: Aerobic Capacity, CrossFit Journal Feature: “RossFit,” cannabis, marijuana, Rory Zambard, Eric Botsford, Pat Burke, Jaime Silva, Megan Combies, Aaron Hoff, Bickel Consulting, Rory McKernan, Mat Fraser, Eric Dickerson, O.J. Simpson.

Nov 27 2017

1hr 27mins

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CrossFit Podcast Ep. 17.22: Kevin “Mad Dog” Johnson

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Kevin Johnson, also known as “Mad Dog,” sits down with the crew to talk about the early days with Greg at Research Park Dr.

Notable Mentions:
Sevan Matossian, Kevin “Mad Dog” Johnson, Matt Bischel, Greg Glassman, Jason Highbarger, Bruce Edwards, Eva Twardokens, Spike Lee, Eckhart Tolle, Lauren Glassman, Brian Mulvaney, Claudio Franca, Dave Leys, Greg Amundson, Matt Mast, Lloyd Lewis, Phil Mancini, Laird Hamilton, Athena, Annie Sakamoto, Nicole Carroll, Dave Castro, Brendan Gilliam, Rob Miller, Carey Peterson, Gary Roberts, Cara Hipskind, Kevin Ogar, “Ogar: Will of Steel.”

Nov 15 2017

1hr 3mins

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CrossFit Podcast Ep. 18.06: Patrick Vellner

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Third-fittest man on Earth Patrick Vellner sits down with Sevan and Matt. The Canadian is a busy guy, balancing his training schedule, school and relationships.

Notable Mentions:
Sevan Matossian, Patrick Vellner, Matt Bischel, Eric Maciel, Rich Froning, Mat Fraser, Noah Ohlsen, Brent Fikowski, Josh Bridges, Elijah Muhammad, Cirque du Soleil, Kara Webb, Ricky Garard, Garret Fisher, Jason Carroll, Julian Alcaraz, Jeff Patzer, Wes Piatt, Christian Lucero, Brooke Ence.

Feb 08 2018

1hr 4mins

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CrossFit Podcast Ep. 17.01: Greg Glassman

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CrossFit Inc. Founder Greg Glassman sits down and discusses the problem of chronic disease and how CrossFit can combat it.
Show Notes And Additional Reading
Articles
• "The Atlantic: How Casinos Enable Gambling Addicts"

Videos
• "Greg Glassman: The World’s Most Vexing Problem"
• "This Is Your Lifeboat"
• "Dr. Gary Fettke: The Role of Nutrition in Everything"
• "Dr. Lustig: Type 2 Diabetes Is 'Processed Food Disease'"
• "I Am Ivan"

Books
• "Waterlogged: The Serious Problem of Overhydration in Endurance Sports" by Dr. Timothy Noakes
• "Enter the Zone" by Dr. Barry Sears
• "Dr. Atkins' Diet Revolution" by Robert C. Atkins
• "Wheat Belly" by William Davis
• "Cancer as a Metabolic Disease" by Thomas Seyfried
• "Protein Power" by Michael and Mary Eades
• "The Schwarzbein Principle" by Diana Schwarzbein and Nancy Deville
• "The Carbohydrate Addict's Lifespan Program" by Dr. Rachael F. Heller and Richard F. Heller
• "The Fat Switch" by Richard J. Johnson
• "Sugar Blues" by William Dufty
• "Tripping Over the Truth" by Travis Christofferson

Additional reading:
• "CFJ: Issue 21" by Greg Glassman
• "Fitness, Luck and Health" by Greg Glassman

Sep 06 2017

56mins

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CrossFit Podcast Ep. 17.28: My Last Fat Summer – Kai Rainey

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Kai Rainey is an inspiration. Prior to starting her CrossFit journey, Rainey weighed over 300 lb. Now, she eats clean and has an active lifestyle.

“I’ve gone from a Size 28 to a Size 6. My waist is smaller now than my thigh was on Day 1. I’ve lost over half my body weight. Thanks to CrossFit, people I meet cannot believe I was ever obese,” Rainey reports in her CrossFit Journal article. Read the full story here: “Overweight? You Need to Read This.”

Notable Mentions:
Sevan Matossian, Kai Rainey, Hugh Rainey, Matt Bischel, Eric Maciel, Cara Hipskind, CrossFit Journal article: “Overweight? You Need to Read This,” Gary Roberts, Weight Watchers, Bailey O’Regan, Greg Glassman, CrossFit Level 1 Certificate Course, CrossFit Fixx, Tyson Oldroyd, CrossFit Total, Rainey’s blog: “My Last Fat Summer.”

Dec 04 2017

1hr 2mins

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CrossFit Podcast Ep. 18.13: Chris Spealler

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Chris Spealler has competed in seven CrossFit Games as an individual. He’s not only a legend in the CrossFit world but also an affiliate owner, husband and father. He recently released his autobiography, “Speal: A David and Goliath Story.”

Notable mentions:
Sevan Matossian, Chris Spealler, Andréa Maria Cecil, Matt Bischel, Eric Maciel, CrossFit Video Contest, Josh Bridges, Mikko Salo, Rob Orlando, Kara Webb, Annie Thorisdottir, Camille Leblanc-Bazinet, Rich Froning, “Speal: A David and Goliath Story," Aaron Hoff, Dan Bailey, Heber Cannon, Noah Ohlsen, Katrin Davidsdottir, Ben Bergeron, Heather Bergeron, Dave Castro, Rob Forte, Mat Fraser, Jason Khalipa, Tahoe Throwdown: Rogue Vs. Again Faster, Pat Sherwood, Josh Bunch.

Feb 27 2018

1hr 38mins

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CrossFit Podcast Ep. 18.02: Stacie Tovar

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She's an affiliate owner, a wife and an eight-time CrossFit Games competitor. She's Stacie Tovar! And she's on the show to share how CrossFit has changed her life and what it's been like to transition away from competition.

Notable Mentions:
Sevan Matossian, Stacie Tovar, Matt Bischel, Johnathan Haynes, Eric Maciel, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Dustin Tovar, Leif Edmundson, Cara Hipskind, CrossFit Omaha, Kyle Kasperbauer, Joe Westerlin, Libby DiBiase, Addi Kahrs, Valerie Voboril, Rebecca Voigt, Tommy Marquez, Camille Leblanc-Bazinet, Rich Froning, C.J. Cummings, James Franco, Harvey Weinstein, Steve Irwin.

Jan 26 2018

58mins

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CrossFit Podcast Ep. 17.26: Tommy Marquez

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Tommy Marquez joins the show and offers feedback on the podcast. He also discusses playing Spikeball and the upcoming Liftoff competition.

Notable Mentions:
Tommy Marquez, Matt Bischel, Eric Maciel, Cara Hipskind, CrossFit Update Show, Pat Sherwood, Nicole Carroll, Joe Rogan, “Greg Glassman: The World’s Most Vexing Problem,” CrossFit Level 1 Certificate Course, Brooke Ence, Travis Williams, Dave Castro, Rob Orlando, Ben Smith, Rich Froning, Connor Sparkman, Aaron Hanna, Liftoff, Paradiso CrossFit, Mat Fraser, Tyson Oldroyd, Rory McKernan, Matthew Bickel, Johnathan Haynes, Leif Edmundson, Gary Roberts, Julie Foucher, Blink-182, Tom DeLonge.

Nov 29 2017

33mins

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CrossFit Podcast Ep. 18.21: Ronnie Teasdale

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Ronnie Teasdale is a five-time, jorts-wearing Regional athlete. With CrossFit as his foundation, Teasdale now dabbles in a range of activities, including unicycling, tightrope walking, meditation, and even something called "Psychedelic Seduction."

Notable mentions:
Sevan Matossian, Ronnie Teasdale, Matt Bischel, Eric Maciel, Cara Hipskind, CrossFit Level 1 Certificate Course, Zach Forrest, Josh Everett, Stephane Rochet, Annie Sakamoto, Greg Glassman, Rob Wolf, Taoist philosophy, "Psychedelic Seduction," meditation, Ryan Fisher.

Mar 16 2018

1hr 54mins

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CrossFit Podcast Ep. 17.24: Cara Hipskind

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CrossFit HQ Publishing maven Cara Hipskind is on the show talking nutrition and how to cook in "Zone" proportions.

Notable Mentions:
Sevan Matossian, Matt Bischel, Eric Maciel, Cara Hipskind, Tyson Oldroyd, Leif Edmundson, Mike Warkentin, Carey Peterson, Draymond Greene, Hayley Parlen, CrossFit Santa Cruz, Greg Glassman, Leftcoast Grassfed, TomKat Ranch, Kathy Webster, The Zone Diet, CrossFit Level 1 Certificate Course, Hollis Molloy, Rose Carman, Gary Roberts, Danielle Edmundson, Carole Mulford, Donald Trump, Hilary Clinton, Travis Williams, Rob Gronkowski, CrossFit Video Contest.

Nov 25 2017

58mins

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Ep. 18.58: Dr. Michaelsen Understands “The Mess”

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CrossFit Founder Greg Glassman describes the current health crisis as “The Mess.” With the addition of CrossFit Level 1 Certificate Courses specifically for health-care providers, “we’re making an impact,” Glassman says.

Dr. Douglas Michaelsen attended his MD L1 last weekend in Aromas, California. As an avid CrossFitter and a health-care provider, Dr. Michaelsen understands “The Mess” and he wants to help.

Learn more about “The Mess” here:
• Greg Glassman: The World’s Most Vexing Problem
• CrossFit Podcast Ep. 18.41: Greg Glassman and “The Mess”

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Aug 31 2018

2hr 4mins

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Ep. 18.57: “We Cure Type 2 Diabetes”

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Regan Doele boldly posted “We Cure Type 2 Diabetes” on a sign outside his affiliate, Octane CrossFit, in Phoenix, Arizona.

CrossFit Founder Greg Glassman is on a mission to enlist doctors, medical professionals and affiliate owners who understand “The Mess.” Doele and Octane CrossFit caught Coach Glassman’s attention.

CrossFit affiliates have and will continue to cure Type 2 Diabetes.

Aug 06 2018

2hr 3mins

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Ep. 18.55: “You No Longer Have Diabetes”

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CrossFit transformed Eric Conklin’s life in more ways than he could have imagined. He was obese, diabetic, anxious and depressed.

Two years ago Eric changed his lifestyle. He started moving and eating clean. He attributes the support of his MW CrossFit family for guiding him on his transformation journey. He has lost over 150 lb., and his doctor claims that he’s cured of his Type 2 diabetes.

Jul 19 2018

1hr 38mins

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Ep. 18.56: Ravi? Teasdale

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Ronnie Teasdale is back on the show. The crew covers a variety of topics, including coffee enemas, the Polaris Slingshot, drinking urine, practicing celibacy and more. Don’t miss the fun.

Jul 12 2018

2hr 5mins

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Ep. 18.54: Fibromyalgia, and “Snatches Over Suicide”

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Fibromyalgia plagued Olivia Vollmar with migraines and back and joint pain. On top of the physical pain, Vollmar admits that she was also dealing with mental issues relating to depression and body image.

“CrossFit saved my life,” she says.

Jul 02 2018

2hr 21mins

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Ep. 18.53: Olympian Bryce Bennett

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Bryce Bennett is a member of the U.S. Ski Team. His specialty is downhill skiing, where you need sound technique, speed and physical fitness to be successful.

Bennett began working out in the gym as part of his training for the U.S. Ski Team, but the training regimens with the team eventually led to injury. After developing a bulging disc, he decided to look into other options. A friend brought him into Park City CrossFit in Utah, and the rest is history.

“I got absolutely smashed by a soccer mom,” Bennett says about his first CrossFit experience. At that point, he knew CrossFit training was something he needed to pursue. He started training in his hometown gym, CrossFit Blizzard, in Truckee, California.

“This is how you train for any sport in the entire world,” he says.

Jun 18 2018

2hr 49mins

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Ep. 18.52: Grow Your Nutrition Program

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Nicole Aucoin, founder of Healthy Steps Nutrition and author of “Nourish: Grow Your Nutrition Business From the Ground Up,” is on the show. Aucoin is a former hospital dietitian and decided that she needed a new outlet for helping people eat well.

“I wanted to teach people to live to eat instead of eat to live,” she says.

For more information on how to implement her nutrition program for yourself or at your affiliate, visit her website: https://growyournutritionbusiness.com/

Jun 14 2018

1hr 56mins

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Ep. 18.51: Pass on the Gastric Bypass – Athena Perez

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You may recognize her from our CrossFit Journal feature, “Famished, Force-Fed, 450 Pounds—and Finally Fit.”

Athena Perez once weighed 450 lb. and admits that she was terrified to walk into a CrossFit gym. After overcoming her fear, she has since lost over 200 lb. Now Perez says she feels completely comfortable at her box, CrossFit Lakeville.

Read more about Athena’s inspiring journey on her blog, “Bean There.

Jun 11 2018

2hr 46mins

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Podcast Ep. 18.50: Afghanistan Affiliate Owner – Max Andruschenko

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Max Andruschenko is Ukrainian. He is married with seven children. He also owns CrossFit Bamyan in Afghanistan.

Jun 07 2018

1hr 31mins

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Ep. 18.49: 10 Years as an Affiliate Owner – Peter Egyed

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Peter Egyed joins the show to discuss his journey with CrossFit, from his early days as a Games athlete to his more recent experiences as owner of a thriving affiliate: CrossFit Fury in Goodyear, Arizona.

For about a decade, Egyed and CrossFit Fury have been dedicated to making a healthy lifestyle accessible to the Goodyear community. Moving forward, Egyed is working with local businesses to build a more robust community by developing partnerships with an urban farm, a youth fitness and tutoring space, and more.

Greg Glassman describes Egyed as “an unsung hero of the community.”

Jun 04 2018

1hr 49mins

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Ep. 18.48: Glassman’s Enlisted Doctors

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CrossFit Founder Greg Glassman describes the current health crisis as “The Mess.” With the addition of CrossFit Level 1 Certificate Courses specifically for health-care providers, “we’re making an impact,” Glassman says.

Dr. Tom Siskron, IV, and Dr. Ken Sanders have attended the CrossFit M.D. L1 course, and they are on a mission to meld the medical world with the CrossFit world. Dr. Siskron manages CrossFit Medicus One, the first virtual CrossFit box dedicated to reversing chronic disease.

May 28 2018

1hr 41mins

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Ep. 18.47: M.D. Physician – Amy West

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Amy West is a CrossFit athlete and a resident M.D. in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the Harvard/Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital in Boston. As a physiatrist, West treats a wide variety of medical conditions affecting the brain, spinal cord, nerves, bones, joints, ligaments, muscles and tendons.

West has noticed many parallels between the CrossFit methodology and the treatment options she recommends to her patients.

In 2017, she presented a talk, “CrossFit Grand Rounds,” to physicians at Harvard Medical School/Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital. Watch her presentation here.

May 24 2018

1hr 46mins

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Ep. 18.46: “The Original Firebreather” Greg Amundson

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Greg Amundson started CrossFit at the original box in Santa Cruz, California in 2001 during the birth of the CrossFit movement. He joins the show today to discuss the early days as well as his recent book release, “The Warrior and The Monk: A Fable About Fulfilling Your Potential And Finding True Happiness.”

May 22 2018

1hr 36mins

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Ep. 18.45: Craig Howard: Affiliate Owner, Masters Competitor

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Craig Howard has been an affiliate owner for over a decade. Diablo CrossFit in Pleasanton, California is one of the earliest affiliates.

Along with running a successful gym, Howard was also the 2013 CrossFit Games champ in the Masters Men (50-54) division. His passion for fitness and competition has clearly made an impact on the community.

May 17 2018

1hr 54mins

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Ep. 18.44: Drs. Sean & Ronda Rockett

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Dr. Sean Rockett is back on the show. This time he is joined by his wife, Dr. Ronda Rockett, owner of CrossFit Launchpad.

CrossFit Launchpad is one of the first CrossFit Health affiliates. “My mission,” Ronda says, “is being able to attract and help people with diabetes, hypertension, high cholesterol and take a look at their labs, instill a CrossFit lifestyle, which includes the nutrition, sleep, positive mindset, and of course, the fitness piece.”

As a former primary care physician, Ronda feels strongly that the CrossFit methodology can help prevent chronic disease.

May 14 2018

1hr 40mins

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Ep 18.43: Brooke Ence – Athlete, Actor, Entrepreneur

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Brooke Ence is back on the podcast, this time to talk about recovering from a neck injury, describe her approach to training for Regionals, and explain how she makes sure she’s balancing work and life.

Balancing is less important, she says, when you’re “doing something that you love so much that you don’t feel like you need a break from it.”

These days, Ence is doing what she loves at the gym, on social media and on the big screen.

May 11 2018

2hr

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CrossFit Podcast Ep. 18.42: Regional Athlete: Tia Wright

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Tia Wright is training for her seventh CrossFit Regional competition. Finishing the Open in third place in the West Region, she has high hopes to finally make it to the big show.

May 08 2018

1hr 25mins

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Ep. 18.41: Greg Glassman and “The Mess”

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CrossFit Founder Greg Glassman sits down with the podcast crew to share stories, talk about the current health crisis and explain what CrossFit and CrossFit physicians are doing to fix it.

“We’ve got corruption. We’ve got death … and that is the public health scene,” Glassman explains.

“There is no doctor that isn’t seeing the problem, seeing the mess, and the mess is the unprecedented incidences in rates of disease with an utterly ineffective and extraordinarily expensive response.”

Topics for the day also include CrossFit’s success in its court battle with the NSCA, Glassman’s reflections on writing for the Journal in the early days of CrossFit, and lucky socks.

May 03 2018

1hr 27mins

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Ep. 18.40: Barbells for Boobs

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Zionna Hanson, the founder of the nonprofit organization Barbells for Boobs, shows Matt how to perform a breast self-exam.

"Z," as she is more commonly known, and Barbells for Boobs are leading the way in promoting breast cancer awareness, prevention and fundraising.

For more information on how to get involved or donate, visit: https://www.barbellsforboobs.org/.

Apr 30 2018

1hr 34mins

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Ep. 18.39: Restoring Physical Education

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Todd Ellis made it a mission to integrate CrossFit into schools. With the help of the CrossFit Foundation, Ellis has begun this challenging journey. CrossFit PGK is a non-profit affiliate within Franklin Pierce School District, working toward restoring physical education and community function.

Apr 30 2018

1hr 42mins

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