Episode 17 of the Varied Not Random podcast is available now!
New episodes drop every Tuesday @ 1pm EST / 10am PST.
EPISODE 17: THE HIDDEN BENEFITS OF SKILL SESSIONS
Adrian & Pat explain that if you want to move faster & lift heavier then skill sessions are extremely important. They also cover how to get your athletes to “buy in” to skill sessions. How frequently should skill sessions be done is discussed, as well as how to integrate skill sessions & practice into an affiliate’s schedule.
EPISODE 16: HOW TO BUILD A GARAGE GYM
Whether you live in a one bedroom apartment in a crowded city or have a huge detached garage, this information will help you make smart decisions. Adrian & Pat share their thoughts on how to build a garage gym from scratch. Adrian has a few general concepts to consider before purchasing equipment, such as space available, your level of experience, frequency of use & what to avoid. Pat & Adrian both discuss their top garage gym items including what is necessary and what would be nice to have.
EPISODE 15: COLLEGIATE STRENGTH & CONDITIONING MEETS CROSSFIT – PART 2
Stephane Rochet has worked in strength and conditioning at UCLA, USD, University of Indiana and for the US Navy beginning in 1999. From 2007 until 2014 he was an instructor for CrossFit at their Level One seminars. He discusses the current strength and conditioning environment and culture at the collegiate level, the importance of meeting athletes where they are and how to do it. Hyper-specialized sport training is talked about as well as how to get coaches, schools and programs to welcome CrossFit training. Stephane walks us through in-season versus off-season training and much more.
About the Podcast
Hosted by Pat Sherwood & Adrian Bozman, each episode is packed with insightful & actionable information aimed at people passionate about CrossFit, health & fitness, as well as general strength & conditioning. If you are an athlete, coach, gym owner or simply enjoy improving yourself & those around you through fitness, you’ve come to the right place.
Pat Sherwood has held credentials up to & including being a Level 4 CrossFit Coach. He worked for CrossFit, Inc for 14 years in various roles including media, health & seminar staff. He is married with 2 kids & a 3rd on the way. He is the owner of CrossFit Linchpin, enjoys ice cream & hates handstand push-ups.
Boz started dabbling with CrossFit at the end of 2004 and got his L1 in early 2006. He has coached at:
- San Francisco CrossFit: 2006-2011
- CrossFit Brisbane (Australia): 2011
- Huntress CrossFit/The Tuxedo Social club (his low-key garage-gym ): 2014-2021
He’s also worked for CrossFit from 2007-present in various roles on the Seminar team, Education department and the CrossFit Games. “I love this stuff!”
New episodes drop every Tuesday at 1PM EST / 10AM PST
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