Episode 44 of the Varied Not Random podcast is available now!
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EPISODE 44: IS HEART RATE A GOOD OR BAD MEASURE OF INTENSITY?
A gym owner made the decision that men are not allowed to take their shirts off during workouts. This gym owner asked for feedback as to whether or not this decision was correct. Adrian & Pat address this topic in the broader context of making decisions that impact the culture in your gym.
EPISODE 43: IS HEART RATE A GOOD OR BAD MEASURE OF INTENSITY?
Pat & Adrian whether or not heart rate is an accurate measure of intensity. The origins of max heart rate are discussed, as well as its application to athletes. They also talk about what is considered to be the best way to measure intensity.
EPISODE 42: HOW LONG SHOULD YOU
REST BETWEEN INTERVALS?
Pat & Adrian discuss how long your rest periods should be for interval training. The phrase “Rest as needed” is demystified & explained. They cover why the length of rest should vary depending on intent of the workout & what you are specifically trying to improve. Supporting data is provided by the CrossFit Journal article 56 entitled, “Rest & Recovery in Interval-Based Exercise”.
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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