Chasing Excellence

#066: Two Minute Drill, #5

Episode Summary

We’re tackling more of your questions, talking about training seniors, active recovery, and whether I’ve ever considered a vegan diet.

Episode Notes

Show Notes:

02:01 - How do you recommend somebody program workouts for seniors?

03:43 - Best app or system to use to start counting macros?

03:53 - More on MyFitnessPal here

03:58 - Does it make sense to focus on consistency over intensity for longevity?

05:47 - What role does Intensity play in training seniors?

06:35 - Could you explain tapering before a competition vs just taking a few lighter days beforehand?

07:54 - What is active recovery & how do I do it?

11:22 - How do I break through that mental barrier of the last 2 minutes of struggle in a workout?

12:28 - What would you do to stay focused on your health & fitness when your partner is not that into it?

15:24 - How do you differentiate complaining from “stating facts & feelings”?

16:38 - Ideas for growing a CrossFit gym in a more rural area?

18:22 - What’s the best piece of leadership advice you ever got?

20:34 - How did you balance your life while coaching maybe 85 to 90% of the classes 5-6 times a week?

23:04 - Do you use Groupon or anything similar at CFNE?

24:21 - Have you ever considered a vegan diet?

25:24 - More on the Vegetarian Myth

28:34 - What’s the most recent great book you’ve read?

28:39 - More on Atomic Habits

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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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