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The official podcast of CrossFit INC. Exploring all things fitness from training and nutrition, to affiliates and communities and the battle against chronic disease.

The official podcast of CrossFit INC. Exploring all things fitness from training and nutrition, to affiliates and communities and the battle against chronic disease.
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The official podcast of CrossFit INC. Exploring all things fitness from training and nutrition, to affiliates and communities and the battle against chronic disease.

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English


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

8/31/2018
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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 •...

Duration:02:04:28

Ep. 18.57: “We Cure Type 2 Diabetes”

8/6/2018
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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.

Duration:02:03:21

Ep. 18.55: “You No Longer Have Diabetes”

7/18/2018
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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.

Duration:01:38:38

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

7/2/2018
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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.

Duration:02:21:36

Ep. 18.53: Olympian Bryce Bennett

6/18/2018
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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...

Duration:02:49:37

Ep. 18.52: Grow Your Nutrition Program

6/14/2018
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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/

Duration:01:56:45

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

6/11/2018
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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."

Duration:02:46:49

Podcast Ep. 18.50: Afghanistan Affiliate Owner – Max Andruschenko

6/7/2018
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Max Andruschenko is Ukrainian. He is married with seven children. He also owns CrossFit Bamyan in Afghanistan.

Duration:01:31:37

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

6/4/2018
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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...

Duration:01:49:13

Ep. 18.48: Glassman’s Enlisted Doctors

5/28/2018
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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.

Duration:01:41:06

Ep. 18.47: M.D. Physician – Amy West

5/24/2018
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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...

Duration:01:46:53

Ep. 18.46: “The Original Firebreather” Greg Amundson

5/21/2018
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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.”

Duration:01:36:16

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

5/17/2018
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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.

Duration:01:54:20

Ep. 18.44: Drs. Sean & Ronda Rockett

5/14/2018
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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,...

Duration:01:40:55

Ep 18.43: Brooke Ence – Athlete, Actor, Entrepreneur

5/11/2018
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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.

Duration:02:00:38

CrossFit Podcast Ep. 18.42: Regional Athlete: Tia Wright

5/7/2018
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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.

Duration:01:25:56

Ep. 18.41: Greg Glassman and “The Mess”

5/3/2018
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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.”...

Duration:01:27:56

Ep. 18.40: Barbells for Boobs

4/30/2018
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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/.

Duration:01:34:46

Ep. 18.39: Restoring Physical Education

4/30/2018
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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.

Duration:01:42:52

Ep. 18.38: Sober Community

4/26/2018
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A positive, supportive CrossFit community clears the path to recovery. Founder Scott Strode and Chris Diggett of The Phoenix are on the podcast to talk about how their free sober and active community is changing the lives of so many. The Phoenix, with Per Ignem CrossFit, is a nonprofit organization that provides a safe space for individuals who have suffered from substance abuse. For more information on how to participate or donate, visit: https://thephoenix.org/.

Duration:01:28:04