Chasing Excellence

#062: Two Minute Drill, #4

Episode Summary

We're tackling some of your questions, covering topics from mobility, to what I think about people who train to the point of sickness, to whether bodybuilding has a role inside of CrossFit training.

Episode Notes

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Show Notes:

02:36 - Is heavy weightlifting or high-level gymnastics more important for every day CrossFitters?

04:25 - I have 4kg to lose - better to do a strict calorie deficit or focus on balanced macros?

06:45 - At an older age (say 50), where would you suggest somebody start to if they want to work on mobility?

09:29 - How important are rest days? Should I listen to my body or do it every Thursday/Sunday?

11:23 - How do you measure volume in Games athletes’ programming? Barbell volume, conditioning volume, etc.

14:18 - What’s your opinion on training so much (or so hard) you get sick?

17:28 - How can you differentiate an activity that you really enjoy from one that “sets you on fire”?

22:56 - Do you have any advice for someone transitioning from six-figure high comfort job to coaching/business owner?

27:01 - Is the rower or C2 Bike better in a class setting?

29:56 - What is your snatch PR?

30:34 - How do you handle negative opinions on social media?

33:25 - When was the last time you had to slap the complaint bracelet?

37:37 - Does traditional bodybuilding have a role in CF training?

40:02 - As an athlete, should I split up my strength & endurance training during the day?

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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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