The CrossFit Podcast
Summary: The official podcast of CrossFit INC. Exploring all things fitness from training and nutrition, to affiliates and communities and the battle against chronic disease.
Noah Ohlsen finished one spot shy of the podium at the 2017 Reebok CrossFit Games. He talks with the podcast crew about his journey into the Sport of Fitness and experiences as a Games athlete. Notable mentions: Sevan Motassian, Noah Ohlsen, Eric Maciel, Matt Bischel, Joann Leigh, Dave Castro, Brooke Wells, Andrew Gwinn, Brooke Ence, Patrick Vellner, Chris Spealler, Mat Fraser, Katrin Tanja Davidsdottir, Annie Thorisdottir, Sara Sigmundsdottir, Tyson Oldroyd, Emily Abbott, Sam Dancer, Marston Sawyers, Guido Trinidad, Ronnie Teasdale, Ben Smith, Rich Froning, Kenneth Leverich, Hillary Froning, Chuck Carswell, Jenni Orr, CrossFit Level 1 Certificate Course.
Heber Cannon, Marston Sawyers and Mariah Moore are the creators of CrossFit’s most popular documentaries. The three filmmakers join the show and talk about the latest movie, “The Redeemed and the Dominant.” Notable mentions: Sevan Matossian, Mariah Moore, Marston Sawyers, Heber Cannon, Eric Maciel, Harvey Weinstein, Tyson Oldroyd, Quentin Tarantino, Connor Sparkman, Jenna Cannon, Torin Simpson, CrossFit Ohana, Nick Massie, “Cooking With Nick Massie: Meatza,” Ian Wittenber, “Froning: The Fittest Man in History - Official Trailer,” “Fittest On Earth 2015 - Official Trailer,” “Fittest On Earth: A Decade of Fitness – Official Trailer,” Rich Froning, Jason Khalipa, Scott Panchik, Katrín Davíðsdóttir, Mat Fraser, Dave Castro, Kevin Ogar, Carey Peterson, Sara Sigmundsdóttir, Ricky Garard, Tia-Clair Toomey, Kara Webb, Annie Thorisdottir.
Aaron Hoff is the owner of CrossFit Poipu and founder of the Keala Foundation. Hoff has been clean and sober for over 20 years. With CrossFit as his vehicle, Hoff is on a mission to deliver a safe and positive space for the youth of Hawaii. Notable mentions: Sevan Matossian, Aaron Hoff, Matt Bickel, Matt Bischel, Eric Maciel, Sam Dancer, CrossFit Poipu, Rory Zambard, CrossFit Kids, addiction, recovery, Greg Glassman, The Ultimate Hawaiian Trail Run, Zach Forrest, CrossFit Kekaha, Keale Victorino, Lilly Thompson, Chris Cooper, Click here to GIVE - Campaign For Kekaha.
Matt Bickel is back on the show, joined by banana-hammock-wearing Sam Dancer. The new housemates discuss training, faith, and their health and fitness goals. Notable mentions: Sevan Matossian, Sam Dancer, Matt Bickel, Matt Bischel, Eric Maciel, Nick Massie, Ice Age Meals, Paleo Nick, CrossFit Invictus, Cara Hipskind, Eugene Monroe, Dr. Bob Spears, Jennifer Nobis-Dancer, Chris Cooper, Mark Divine, Brooke Wells, Cody Mooney.
Chris Cooper, author of “Two-Brain Business,” is back on the show.
Mr. Vellner is back! Today we hear tales from the CrossFit Games and training, and thoughts on the future of the competition. Notable mentions: Sevan Matossian, Patrick Vellner, Tyson Oldroyd, Eric Maciel, Matt Bischel, Brent Fikowski, Emily Abbott, Mat Fraser, Scott Panchik, Rob Forte, Cody Mooney, Tim Paulson, Jason Carroll, Zeke Grove, Ben Smith, Spencer Panchik, Saxon Panchik, Alec Smith, Dane Smith, Logan Collins, Noah Ohlsen, Brooke Ence, James Fitzgerald, Jason Khalipa, Rich Froning, Graham Holmberg, Greg Glassman, Dave Castro, Emily Abbott, Ronnie Teasdale.
Third-fittest man on Earth Patrick Vellner sits down with Sevan and Matt. The Canadian is a busy guy, balancing his training schedule, school and relationships. Notable Mentions: Sevan Matossian, Patrick Vellner, Matt Bischel, Eric Maciel, Rich Froning, Mat Fraser, Noah Ohlsen, Brent Fikowski, Josh Bridges, Elijah Muhammad, Cirque du Soleil, Kara Webb, Ricky Garard, Garret Fisher, Jason Carroll, Julian Alcaraz, Jeff Patzer, Wes Piatt, Christian Lucero, Brooke Ence.
Four years after his tragic accident, Kevin Ogar continues to be an inspiration. He is a successful affiliate owner, Level 1 Seminar Staff member, and vice president of the Reveille Project, a nonprofit that uses fitness, nutrition and community to support post-active-duty veterans with mood disorders. On today’s show, Ogar reflects on the accident, training for USA Para Powerlifting, and what it’s like to live as a paraplegic. Notable mention: Sevan Matossian, Kevin Ogar, Matt Bischel, Eric Maciel, Ogar: Will of Steel, Carey Peterson, Jay Vera, Megan Combies, Chris Stoutenburg, Wheel WOD, Zack Ruhl, Joshua Rucker, Dr. Bob Spears, Barbells for Boobs, Mat Fraser, Tyler Lasley, CrossFit Fringe, Matthew Bickel, CrossFit Specialty Course: Adaptive Training, Craig Hospital, Megan John, Johnathan Haynes, Zionna Hanson, Alec Zirkenbach, Logan Aldridge, Zach Forrest, Ben Smith, Brooke Ence, Brooke Wells.
Brooke Ence sits down with the CrossFit Podcast crew and discusses social media, training for the CrossFit Games, relationships and more. Notable mentions: Sevan Matossian, Brooke Ence, Matt Bischel, Eric Maciel, Cara Hipskind, Nicki Minaj, Drake, Chris Brown, Johnathan Haynes, Miranda Oldroyd, Wonder Woman, Justice League, "Humpty Hump," Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Rich Froning, Dave Castro, Marston Sawyers, Kai Rainey, Tim Chan, Bailey O’Regan, Justin Grant, The Rock, Greg Glassman, Josh Bridges, Hayley Parlen, Heber Cannon, Serena Williams.
CrossFit Games athlete Kirsten Pedri and her 97-year-old grandmother, Betty Anderson, join the show. “Seventy is not old,” says Anderson, who is now able to walk without the use of her cane. She has been steadily improving, mentally and physically, since beginning CrossFit training with her granddaughter. Notable mentions: Kirsten Pedri, Betty Anderson, Rebecca Voigt, Jamie Hagiya, Contest Submission - Grandma Betty, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Calvin Coolidge, Jeff Patzer, CrossFit Davis, Greg Glassman, Josh Bridges, adaptive athletes, CrossFit Specialty Course: Adaptive Training.
Eight-time CrossFit Games competitor Stacie Tovar talks about what it's like being the affiliate owner at CrossFit Omaha in Omaha, Nebraska. Notable Mentions: Sevan Matossian, Stacie Tovar, Matt Bischel, Johnathan Haynes, Eric Maciel, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Dustin Tovar, Leif Edmundson, Cara Hipskind, CrossFit Omaha, Kyle Kasperbauer, Joe Westerlin, Libby DiBiase, Addi Kahrs, Valerie Voboril, Rebecca Voigt, Tommy Marquez, Camille Leblanc-Bazinet, Rich Froning, C.J. Cummings, James Franco, Harvey Weinstein, Steve Irwin.
She's an affiliate owner, a wife and an eight-time CrossFit Games competitor. She's Stacie Tovar! And she's on the show to share how CrossFit has changed her life and what it's been like to transition away from competition. Notable Mentions: Sevan Matossian, Stacie Tovar, Matt Bischel, Johnathan Haynes, Eric Maciel, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Dustin Tovar, Leif Edmundson, Cara Hipskind, CrossFit Omaha, Kyle Kasperbauer, Joe Westerlin, Libby DiBiase, Addi Kahrs, Valerie Voboril, Rebecca Voigt, Tommy Marquez, Camille Leblanc-Bazinet, Rich Froning, C.J. Cummings, James Franco, Harvey Weinstein, Steve Irwin.
Dr. Bob is back on the show! This time topics range from bald eagles to inappropriate doctor visits to the ketogenic diet. Notable Mentions: Sevan Matossian, Dr. Robert S. Spears, Matt Bischel, Mat Fraser, Dave Castro, Rich Froning, Gary Roberts, Cara Hipskind, Hayley Parlen, @crossfitrussia, Mike Suhadolnik, Dr. Craig Backs, Dave Chappell, "Tripping Over the Truth," Travis Christofferson, Otto Warburg, Thomas Seyfried, Ketogenic diet, I am Jocelyn -88lb Weight Loss with CrossFit, Leif Edmundson, Body dysmorphic disorder, Laura Bruner, Howard Stern, Atherosclerosis.
Dr. Craig Backs and 74-year-old CrossFit Instinct coach Mike Suhadolnik are on the show to discuss longevity, diabetes, obesity and the future of CrossFit. Sevan Matossian, Mike Suhadolnik, Dr. Craig Backs, Andréa Cecil, “Live to 100, Die on Your Feet,” Gary Taubes, CrossFit Instinct, Greg Glassman, CrossFit Health, bariatric surgery, “Enhancing Fitness at Decatur Memorial,” “The War of Art,” Steven Pressfield, Tim Hahn, Molly Hahn, Josh Bridges, CrossFit Decatur, CDC, Coca-Cola. --- The CrossFit Podcast is also available on: iTunes Google Play YouTube
CrossFit HQ Staff members and fit mamas Nicole Peyton and Laura Bruner join the podcast. The crew discusses tales from parenthood, CrossFit during pregnancy, sex during pregnancy, and everything in between. Notable Mentions: Sevan Matossian, Nicole Peyton, Laura Bruner, Matt Bischel, Jay Vera, Radical Roots Paige Driscoll, Dan Bailey, Modern Mamas Podcast, Chad Peyton, Hayley Parlen, Cat and Cloud Coffee Co., Verve Coffee Roasters, Naveen Hattis, CrossFit Santa Cruz, CrossFit Aptos, Zac Pine. --- The CrossFit Podcast is also available on: iTunes Google Play YouTube