Episode 38 of the Varied Not Random podcast is available now!
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EPISODE 38: “LIFTING SHOES, BELTS, KNEE SLEEVES, ETC. – NECESSARY OR NOT?”
Adrian & Pat discuss various types of supplemental workout gear in hopes of figuring out what is necessary and what’s not. They discuss Olympic lifting shoes, weight belts, chalk, wrist wraps, gymnastics grips, tape, lifting straps, knee sleeves, knee wraps and mouth guards. What are the claimed benefits of these items? Should you use them and if so, why and when?
EPISODE 37: SCALING WORKOUTS – EVEYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW
Adrian & Pat discuss all aspects of scaling & modifying workouts. What is “Scaling”? Why should someone scale a workout? How does it work & benefit the athlete? Who should scale & how often? Can scaling a workout be done incorrectly?
EPISODE 36: THE “SICKNESS, WELLNESS, FITNESS CONTINUUM”, EXPLAINED
Adrian & Pat conclude their discussion & exploration of the various models of fitness from the “What is Fitness?” article which was published in 2002. This episode discusses the fourth & final model of fitness, “The “Sickness, Wellness, Fitness Continuum”. What is the “Sickness, Wellness, Fitness Continuum”? How does it relate to the other models of fitness? What does it tell us? These questions & much more are answered.
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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