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.
CrossFit South Brooklyn owner and head coach David Osorio sits down with Sevan to discuss his decade of experience as an affiliate owner, how he's grown his affiliate, and lighter topics like tattoos and relationships. Notable Mentions: Sevan Matossian, David Osorio, Matt Bischel, Adrian Bozman, CrossFit South Brooklyn, Austin Malleolo, James Hobart, Pat Barber, CrossFit Santa Cruz, Nadia Shatila, Brian Powers, Pat Sherwood, Reebok Nano 2.0, Christian Lucero. --- The CrossFit Podcast is also available on: iTunes Google Play YouTube
Josh Bunch joins the show and talks about "being better today," the theme of his book, "Paleo with a Purpose." Notable Mentions: Sevan Matossian, Josh Bunch, Matt Bischel, Jay Vera, Cara Hipskind, "Paleo with a Purpose," Practice CrossFit, steroids, "This Atlas robot can do CrossFit better than you," Dave Castro, Greg Glassman, alcoholism, synthol, Tyson Oldroyd, Ragnar Race, vegetarianism, meditation, Paleo, Rumi, Michael Jordan, tattoos, Warburg, "Tripping Over the Truth," Travis Christofferson, Otto Heinrich Warburg, ketosis, John McLaughlin (J Mac), Dan Bailey, Mat Fraser, Ricky Garard, Lance Armstrong, Patrick Vellner, Level 1 Training Guide
Former "Valley girl" Katie Hogan started her CrossFit journey with Kristan Clever and Becca Voigt at Valley CrossFit. Hogan takes us back to what it was like to join CrossFit as a sport, and what it means to her now as a Level 1 Trainer. Notable Mentions: Sevan Matossian, Katie Hogan, Matt Bischel, Eric Maciel, Rebecca Voigt, Lindsey Valenzuela, Kristan Clever, Annie Sakamoto, Eva Twardokens, Nicole Carroll, Valley CrossFit, Graham Holmberg, Rich Froning, Jolie Gentry, Gary Roberts, Donald Trump, Judi Oyama, Kevin Ogar, Dave Castro, Chris Spealler, Dan Bailey, Mark Bell, Jesse Burdick, Marston Sawyers, Travis Bagent, Libby DiBiase, Miranda Oldroyd, Sarah Hopping Estrella, Emily Abbott.
CrossFit Weightlifting coach Mike Burgener sits down with Sevan and Matt to discuss his involvement with USA Weightlifting and CrossFit. Notable mentions: Sevan Matossian, Mike Burgener, Matt Bischel, Eric Maciel, “Set-up and Positioning in the Olympic Lifts," "In the Rocking Chair With Coach Burgener: Episode 1,” “In the Rocking Chair With Coach Burgener: Episode 2,” Brooke Wells, Ben Garard, Dr. Nicholas Romanov, Casey Burgener, steroids, drug testing, chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), Marine Corps, Notre Dame Olympic Weightlifting coach, Father Lange, Leslie Burgener, Greg Glassman, Greg Amundson, Nicole Carroll, Josh Everett, Stephane Rochet, Eddie Lugo, “Miracle on the Hill,” Jordan Gravatt.
Kai Rainey is an inspiration. Prior to starting her CrossFit journey, Rainey weighed over 300 lb. Now, she eats clean and has an active lifestyle. “I’ve gone from a Size 28 to a Size 6. My waist is smaller now than my thigh was on Day 1. I’ve lost over half my body weight. Thanks to CrossFit, people I meet cannot believe I was ever obese,” Rainey reports in her CrossFit Journal article. Read the full story here: “Overweight? You Need to Read This.” Notable Mentions: Sevan Matossian, Kai Rainey, Hugh Rainey, Matt Bischel, Eric Maciel, Cara Hipskind, CrossFit Journal article: “Overweight? You Need to Read This,” Gary Roberts, Weight Watchers, Bailey O’Regan, Greg Glassman, CrossFit Level 1 Certificate Course, CrossFit Fixx, Tyson Oldroyd, CrossFit Total, Rainey’s blog: “My Last Fat Summer.”
CrossFit Games announcer extraordinaire Sean Woodland has arrived. Notable Mentions: Sevan Matossian, Sean Woodland, Matt Bischel, Eric Maciel, Cara Hipskind, the Zone Diet, Leah Polaski, Charlie Dube, Rich Froning, Mark Billingsby, Irvin Anfoso, Joe Novello, Mike Roth, Tommy Marquez, Stephen Curry, Liftoff, Mike Burgener, Tia-Clair Toomey, Kara Webb, Tanya Wagner, Dave Castro, Mat Fraser, Johnathan Haynes, Pat Sherwood, Rory McKernan, Tyson Oldroyd, Caleb Paquette-Ferguson, McDonald’s, CrossFit Loco Ocho, Dan Bailey, Joe Rogan.
Tommy Marquez joins the show and offers feedback on the podcast. He also discusses playing Spikeball and the upcoming Liftoff competition. Notable Mentions: Tommy Marquez, Matt Bischel, Eric Maciel, Cara Hipskind, CrossFit Update Show, Pat Sherwood, Nicole Carroll, Joe Rogan, “Greg Glassman: The World’s Most Vexing Problem,” CrossFit Level 1 Certificate Course, Brooke Ence, Travis Williams, Dave Castro, Rob Orlando, Ben Smith, Rich Froning, Connor Sparkman, Aaron Hanna, Liftoff, Paradiso CrossFit, Mat Fraser, Tyson Oldroyd, Rory McKernan, Matthew Bickel, Johnathan Haynes, Leif Edmundson, Gary Roberts, Julie Foucher, Blink-182, Tom DeLonge.
Matthew Bickel used to weigh 450 pounds. Now, at 280 pounds, he’s excited to share his CrossFit experience with others struggling to find motivation. Notable Mentions: Sevan Matossian, Matthew Bickel, Matt Bischel, Eric Maciel, Cara Hipskind, Greg Glassman: The World’s Most Vexing Problem, Brooke Wells, gastric bypass surgery, Rich Froning, CrossFit Level 1 Certificate Course, Stephen Hipskind, “Gwen,” CrossFit Poipu, Sam Dancer, Jennifer Dancer, Travis Bagent, Chris Hinshaw, CrossFit Specialty Course: Aerobic Capacity, CrossFit Journal Feature: “RossFit,” cannabis, marijuana, Rory Zambard, Eric Botsford, Pat Burke, Jaime Silva, Megan Combies, Aaron Hoff, Bickel Consulting, Rory McKernan, Mat Fraser, Eric Dickerson, O.J. Simpson.
CrossFit HQ Publishing maven Cara Hipskind is on the show talking nutrition and how to cook in "Zone" proportions. Notable Mentions: Sevan Matossian, Matt Bischel, Eric Maciel, Cara Hipskind, Tyson Oldroyd, Leif Edmundson, Mike Warkentin, Carey Peterson, Draymond Greene, Hayley Parlen, CrossFit Santa Cruz, Greg Glassman, Leftcoast Grassfed, TomKat Ranch, Kathy Webster, The Zone Diet, CrossFit Level 1 Certificate Course, Hollis Molloy, Rose Carman, Gary Roberts, Danielle Edmundson, Carole Mulford, Donald Trump, Hilary Clinton, Travis Williams, Rob Gronkowski, CrossFit Video Contest.
Sports scientist Dr. Nicholas Romanov visits CrossFit HQ. The developer of the Pose Method discusses running technique, doping in professional sports, his childhood in Russia and his accomplishments in track and field. Notable Mentions: Sevan Matossian, Dr. Nicholas Romanov, Severin Romanov, Matt Bischel, Tyson Oldroyd, the Pose Method, Eric Maciel, Fosbury Flop, Scott Panchik, “Albert Azaryan: Lord of the Rings,” Eliud Kipchoge, Dan Bailey, Usain Bolt, Socrates, Greg Glassman, Wilma Rudolph, Herb Elliott, Brent Fikowski, Jesse Owens, Grigory Mikhailovich Rodchenkov, Lance Armstrong, Michael Jordan, Dave Castro, Rich Froning, Pat Barber, John Brzenk, Alexey Voevoda, Mike Koslap, Liang Kong, Mat Fraser, Adrian Bozman, CrossFit Online Course: Running, CrossFit Workshop: Running, "The Running Revolution," "Pose Method of Running."
Kevin Johnson, also known as “Mad Dog,” sits down with the crew to talk about the early days with Greg at Research Park Dr. Notable Mentions: Sevan Matossian, Kevin “Mad Dog” Johnson, Matt Bischel, Greg Glassman, Jason Highbarger, Bruce Edwards, Eva Twardokens, Spike Lee, Eckhart Tolle, Lauren Glassman, Brian Mulvaney, Claudio Franca, Dave Leys, Greg Amundson, Matt Mast, Lloyd Lewis, Phil Mancini, Laird Hamilton, Athena, Annie Sakamoto, Nicole Carroll, Dave Castro, Brendan Gilliam, Rob Miller, Carey Peterson, Gary Roberts, Cara Hipskind, Kevin Ogar, “Ogar: Will of Steel.”
CrossFit O.G. Pat Barber joins the show. In a vest. He discusses his experience as a Games athlete, working for CrossFit Media, and family life. Notable Mentions: Jonji Barber, Leif Edmundson, Richard Simmons, Level 1 Certificate Course, Tony Budding, Dave Castro, Jason Khalipa, Josh Everett, Jeremy Thiel, "Every Second Counts," Chris Spealler, James “OPT” Fitzgerald, Josh Bridges, Carey Peterson, Andy Hendel, Annie Sakamoto, Greg Glassman, Nicole Carroll, Buddy Lee, Mark Rippetoe, Mike Burgener, John Hackleman, CrossFit Santa Cruz, Mallee Sato, Greg Amundson, Danielle Edmundson, Hollis Molloy, CrossFit Brand X, Mikko Salo, Graham Holmberg, Rich Froning, Hayley Parlen, Angie and Rory McKernan, Jared Truby, CrossFit Aptos, CrossFit Up, CrossFit Ready, Ryan DeWitt, Zach Pine, Tamaryn Barber, Lucas Zepeda, Gary Roberts, Carey Peterson, Tom Roth, Elijah "EZ" Muhammad, Jay Vera.
Pat Sherwood is back! Sevan checks in with Sherwood about the evolution of the Liftoff competition, as well as his military background. Notable Mentions: Sevan Matossian, Pat Sherwood, Eric Maciel, Matt Bischel, Liftoff, Dave Castro, Tommy Marquez, Patrick Vellner, Ben Smith, Mat Fraser, Concept 2, Assault AirBike, Megan Mitchell, Rich Froning, Dan Bailey, Tony Blauer, kamikaze, Chuck Norris, Linchpin, Chase Ingraham, Gary Roberts, Josh Bridges, Adrian Bozman, Rory McKernan.
Chris Cooper knows how to run a successful gym. Notable Mentions: Sevan Matossian, Eric Maciel, Tyson Oldroyd, Matt Bischel, Chris Cooper, Rush Limbaugh, Kathryn Lawson, Journal Video: “Kathryn: CrossFit Brought Her Back,” Two Brain Business, Chris Stoutenberg, Journal Article: “All Access Part 2: Roll On,” Lee A Iacocca, Lisbeth Darsh, Denis Turcotte, Dave Tate, Mel Siff, Mike Tyson, Greg Glassman, NSCA, Kathy Glassman, CrossFit Catalyst, San Jose Sharks, Sean Woodland, Level 1 Certificate Course, Brooke Ence, Mike Warkentin, Eminem, Dave Castro, Dan Bailey.
Have you ever wondered how Adrian Bozman became Head Judge for the CrossFit Games? Boz sits down with Sevan and Tyson to reveal his CrossFit history. Notable Mentions: Sevan Matossian, Adrian Bozman, Tyson Oldroyd, Dave Castro, Bill Pearl, Tony Blauer, Josh Bridges, Filson Vest, James Hobart, San Francisco Chronicle, Julio Iglesias, Greg Glassman, CrossFit Training Staff, Nicole Carroll, CrossFit Santa Cruz North, Chuck Carswell, Kimarie Haverty-Bozman, Annie Sakamoto, Hollis Molloy, Eva Twardokens (“Eva T”), John Hackleman, Jeff Martone, Mike Burgener, Kelly Starrett, San Francisco CrossFit, Diane Fu, Kevin Ogar, Mat Fraser, Rich Froning, Michael Jordan, Kobe Bryant, Todd Widman, Dan Bailey, Björgvin Karl Guðmundsson, Rory McKernan, Alessandra Pichelli, Team Series, Chase Ingraham.