Episode 35 of the Varied Not Random podcast is available now!
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EPISODE 35: THE “METABOLIC PATHEWAYS” MODEL, EXPLAINED
Adrian & Pat continue their discussion & exploration of the various models of fitness from the “What is Fitness?” article which was published in 2002. The first model, The 10 General Physical Skills was covered in VNR episode 32. The second model, “The Hopper” was covered in VNR episode 34. In today’s show they discuss “The Metabolic Pathways”, which is the third model. What are the metabolic pathways? How do they relate to fitness? What do they tell us? Should they guide our training? These questions & much more are answered.
EPISODE 34: THE “HOPPER” MODEL, EXPLAINED
Adrian & Pat continue their discussion & exploration of the various models of fitness from the “What is Fitness?” article which was published in 2002. The first model, The 10 General Physical Skills was covered in VNR episode 32. In today’s show they discuss “The Hopper”, which is the second model. What is the Hopper? How is it used? What does it tell us? Should it guide our training? These questions & much more are answered.
EPISODE 33: TRAINING PEOPLE WITH DOWN SYNDROME, CEREBRAL PALSY & AUTISM
Adrian & Pat speak with John Mack, the owner of All Level CrossFit in Windsor, Ontario Canada. CrossFit All Levels opened in 2013, but in 2018 they started a special class for Adaptive Athletes. This class originally had one member who had Down Syndrome, but has significantly grown over the years. Adrian & Pat interview John as he shares how the program started, lessons learned as it evolved, and how it looks today.
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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