Episode 24 of the Varied Not Random podcast is available now!
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EPISODE 24: ALL ABOUT THE DEADLIFT…
Adrian & Pat discuss the major points, differences and benefits of various styles of deadlifting. Touch & Go versus Deadstop deadlifts. Deadstop Deadlifts keeping tension vs releasing tension. Deficit Deadlifts, Sumo Deadlifts and Trap Bar Deadlifts. Deadlifting in mixed modality workouts vs dedicated heavy days. Is it okay to drop deadlifts from the top?
EPISODE 23: SHOULD MEMBERS DO A “BURPEE PENALTY” IF THEY ARE LATE FOR CLASS?
In this “Mail Bag” episode Boz & Pat answer questions submitted by YOU, the viewer/subscriber. Should trainers make clients do a “burpee penalty” if they are late for class? Are rules necessary/helpful in CrossFit gyms? How important is Presence & Attitude for a coach/trainer? How can someone working out alone in their garage learn/develop proper technique without a coach?
EPISODE 22: HOW TO COACH THE OBESE, THE ELDERLY & THE CHRONICALLY ILL – PART 2
Michele Mootz is a Level 3 CrossFit Trainer and a former physical therapist. She is an expert at coaching special populations, such as obese, elderly & chronically ill people. She helped develop a “special populations” program at CrossFit that grew to approximately 300 members, including people weighing almost 500 pounds, as well as athletes over 90 years old. Michele discusses the program’s origins and how she got people comfortable and confident enough to begin CrossFit. She explains the unique considerations surrounding special populations regarding, warming-up, scaling, going heavy, intensity 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
Listen on Apple, Google, Spotify, Stitcher, YouTube, or wherever you get your podcasts!
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