Chasing Excellence

#047: Two Minute Drill, Take #2

Episode Summary

We’re answering listener questions, including my advice to young athletes who want to make CrossFit a professional endeavor, recommended approaches to uncover food sensitivity issues, & my morning routine.

Episode Notes

Show Notes

01:41 - My recommendations for if you should train when feeling under the weather

03:57 - How I would respond to a young athlete who wanted to “turn pro”

06:50 - The ideal body weight for CF athletes, & how to gain weight if you need to put on some pounds

12:00 - How we’ve approached setting family-wide goals

16:28 - My thoughts on how often an athlete should go to that “dark place” in training

20:29 - Three books I think everybody should read at least once

20:46 - Grab 7 Habits here [ ]

21:13 - Grab The Obstacle is the Way here [ ]

21:33 - Grab Mindset here [ ]

21:40 - Grab Win Friends here [ ]

21:51 - Grab Man’s Search for Meaning here [ ]

22:00 - My thoughts on how to test for food sensitivity issues

26:58 - Should you do sweat analysis?

28:16 - Recommendations for those whose jobs have less than ideal schedules

30:10 - My morning routine

35:46 - Listen to the Daily Stoic podcast here [ ]

36:46 - How long you need to be in a sauna to release HGH

37:42 - How I’d respond if a college student complained about not being able to eat well & do CrossFit

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Chasing Excellence is a show dedicated to dissecting what it means to live a life of excellence, both inside the gym & out. On each episode, we'll deep dive on various aspects of running a CrossFit affiliate, becoming a better coach or athlete, & maximizing your potential.