Talking Elite Fitness
Summary: CrossFit Games Analysts Sean Woodland and Tommy Marquez bring you all the latest information, updates, and analysis on the sport of fitness, and the CrossFit community.
Adee Cazayoux, the founder and CEO of Working Against Gravity, joins Sean and Tommy on this edition of Fitness with Friends. Cazayoux has worked with elite athletes such as Katrin Davidsdottir, Jessica Lucero and Tia Clair-Toomey just to spotlight a few. Adee talks about what motivated her to start her company, the simple things people can do to improve their nutrition and why having a nutrition plan is valuable for everyone.
The official start of the 2020 season is weeks away! Sean Woodland and Tommy Marquez talk about the changes to the initial cuts at the CrossFit Games, the beginning of the International Online Qualifier and Open registration. They set the table for the first few months of the season and give you the information you need to know in order to get ready for another year of competition.
Sean Woodland and Tommy Marquez talk with Chandler Smith fresh off his 15th place finish at the 2019 Reebok CrossFit Games. Chandler talks about having a professional football player as a father, his experience at West Point and how his performance at the Games has affected his expectations and training moving forward. Chandler also gives us some insight on who he might want as a tag team partner for CrossFit WrestleMania 2020.
Sean Woodland and Tommy Marquez talk with 6-time CrossFit Games athlete and current Deka Comp coach Michele Letendre. Michele coached four different individual athletes at the CrossFit Games this year - Pat Vellner, James Newbury, Samuel Cournoyer and Laura Horvath. She talks about why she wanted to become a coach, what she does to get the most out of her athletes and what she thinks about the format changes to the CrossFit Games season.
Sean Woodland and Tommy Marquez talk with Kristin Holte fresh off her second place finish at the 2019 Reebok CrossFit Games. Kristin talks about why she is so often overlooked in competition, what it was like growing up with an Olympian as a father, and how she developed her strong mental game that helped her become the 2nd Fittest Woman on Earth.
Sean and Tommy recap all the age group competitions from the 2019 Reebok CrossFit Games while marveling at some of the individual performances from the Masters and Teenagers. They also discuss recent news from Greg Glassman regarding future presenting sponsorships for the CrossFit Games before getting into some overall thoughts and impressions from a great weekend in Madison, Wisconsin.
The morning after her 4th place finish at the 2019 CrossFit Games, 2-time CrossFit Games Champion and Fittest Woman on Earth Katrin Davidsdottir joins the show to talk about the release of her new book titled DOTTIR alongside co-author Rory Mckernan. They discuss the process of making the book a reality, the vulnerability required to make it happen, as well as how her recent performance would fit into the framework of her story.
The 2019 CrossFit Games are DONE! Sean and Tommy head back to the RV for one last daily recap of the Games following the final day. They recap the championship performances of Mat Fraser, Tia-Clair Toomey, and Mayhem Freedom. The Buttery Bros join to make an announcement about their new project.
Sean and Tommy take things back inside the RV to recap one of the craziest days of competition in CrossFit Games history. They discuss the field being cut to 10 athletes, the quality of the test used to filter the field down, and break down some of the stats behind why some improvements are needed in the future.
Our first episode outside! After Day 2 of the 2019 CrossFit Games, Sean and Tommy recap all the action that took place for the day in the team and individual competitions and a host of fans and fellow campers onsite at the campground at the Games come by the RV and the campsite to join in on the fun.
Sean Woodland and Tommy Marquez sit down in the RV onsite at the Games to recap all the big stories and results from day 1 of the 2019 CrossFit Games. The Buttery Bros Marston Sawyers and Heber Cannon also pop in for a few minutes to discuss the recent discovery of a "pancake printer," in Sean's hotel.
Sean Woodland is BACK!! CrossFit Games Analyst, Level 1 Seminar Staff Member, and affiliate owner of CrossFit Big D Chase Ingraham joins Sean and Tommy in the RV to discuss the days leading up to the start of the CrossFit Games, the lack of info about the event itself, and Tommy's experience at the press orientation and athlete dinner.
The man, the myth, the legend, Dan Bailey joins Tommy and the Buttery Bros in their RV at the CrossFit Games Campgrounds to catch up and chat about Dan's recovery from injury, the creation of Dan's alter ego "Danny Broflex," and share some hilarious stories about his time spent training with the crew at CrossFit HQ. BONUS: Matt O'keefe (Fitness with Friends #2) surprises the crew and shows up to the RV to join the show as well.
On the third day of the road trip, Tommy sits down with Sara Sigmundsdottir and her coach Phil Mansfield of Red Pill Training to talk about their journey together as athlete and coach, Sara's growth over the last 2 years, battling back from injury, and their approach to the 2019 season and the new Games format.
After a full day of training with the CrossFIt Mayhem crew, Tommy Marquez sits down with 4-time individual CrossFit Games champion and 3-time team champion Rich Froning, to discuss Rich's thoughts on all the new season changes, adding new members to the Mayhem Freedom, fatherhood, and his decade long journey at the top of the sport.