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I’ve found that discovering your inner athlete when you’re a bit more “mature” isn’t the worst thing in the world. This site is full of podcast episodes, advice, reviews, tips, gym visit chronicles and stories from an over-forty functional fitness athlete, trainer and Catalyst L1 weightlifting coach.
Olympic dreams: Canadian Senior Mens Super Heavyweight Olympic Weightlifting Champ Quinn Everett and Coach Isaac Smith
Olympic weightlifter Quinn Everett and his coach, Isaac Smith, having big, audacious goals for the future – to represent Canada in weightlifting at the Olympics. And they’re firming up the foundation for success that they feel strongly will get there there one milestone at a time. We talk about the mindset Quinn and Isaac each have, how their careers intersected and where the road ahead may take them.
How do you keep a healthy mindset with everything that’s going on – or not going on – as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak? Our lives have been substantially disrupted with very little certainly to find with the unpredictable circumstances we face. How do we cope? How do we rearrange our lives and our way of thinking to remain strong through difficult times? And how does a fitness fanatic CrossFitter like myself and many of you out there adapt and overcome these challenge? I talked to CrossFitting psychologist Dr. Susie McAfee about these very questions and more.
For day 14 or my promised 14 days of the Self-isolation Fitness Challenge Home Workouts, you’ll get a little single-leg strength work under your belt, if you’re able, followed by some grip and core strength.