Episode 25 of the Varied Not Random podcast is available now!
New episodes drop every Tuesday @ 1pm EST / 10am PST.
EPISODE 25: THE TOP 3 THINGS TO FOCUS ON WITH NUTRITION
Adrian & Pat talk with EC Synkowski, the owner of OptimizeMe Nutrition, a company dedicated to making nutrition easy through providing solutions for anyone to improve their weight, health, and overall wellbeing through sustainable diet methods. EC gives her Top 3 things to focus on with nutrition. Calories in / Calories out versus hormonal response to macronutrients is covered. The importance of finding a sustainable way of eating is critical. Nutrition can be very complicated, but it does not need to be. Can grains, legumes & dairy be part of a healthy diet? What are the benefits of weighing & measuring your food?
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?
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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