Episode 27 of the Varied Not Random podcast is available now!
New episodes drop every Tuesday @ 1pm EST / 10am PST.
EPISODE 27: THE FITNESS NEEDS OF FIRE FIGHTERS & OTHER FIRST RESPONDERS
Adrian & Pat talk with Joe Masley. Joe is a firefighter, CrossFit Seminar Staff member, co-owner of CrossFit Marshfield, as well as a former Marine. He shares his experience around training to be physically prepared for a demanding occupation such as being a first responder. Tips & tricks for maintaining fitness while doing shift work are covered. The pros & cons of training in gear/equipment is discussed.
EPISODE 26: THE OVERHEAD LIFTS
Adrian & Pat talk about the Press, Push Press, Push Jerk and Split Jerk. Set-up and finish positions for each movement are covered, as well as the general mechanics. Common faults are discussed. The benefits and key aspects of each overhead lift are explained.
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?
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 3 kids. 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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