We’re diving into all the changes at CrossFit, why the Sanctionals are better tests than Regionals, and how re-learning what it takes to get to the Games now.
04:33 - Why CrossFit had to start with elite fitness
08:42 - My thoughts on whether these changes were the most logical ones for CrossFit HQ
12:52 - The first thing I thought about when I heard about the changes
14:03 - Should they be called the CrossFit Games still?
16:15 - My take now that we’ve been through some events and the Open
25:20 - The artificial funnel CFHQ put in place by determining how many athletes from each Region was allowed in
27:58 - What happens when CFHQ doesn’t own the media anymore
36:00 - Why affiliates should be excited
38:14 - How the changes have forced us to change our training methods
41:26 - My thoughts on whether different kinds of athletes will make it now
43:30 - Playing the game of qualifying
47:31 - Jeff Cain OpEd
48:00 - Why the new Games is closer to the philosophy of 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.
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