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Crossfit and general fitness-related reviews, commentary and gym visit experiences from a 40-something aspiring athlete. Now also a podcast featuring interviews from the fitness community!
BoxJumper Podcast 09: Food for Everyday Life and Fitness, with Registered Dietician Laurie Barker Jackman

BoxJumper Podcast 09: Food for Everyday Life and Fitness, with Registered Dietician Laurie Barker Jackman

Food is what fuels you – and that fuel has to be a high quality balance of ingredients for you to perform well, whether in your every day life or in your intense workouts. And there are different needs to fuel each. In this episode, I speak with Registered Dietician, Laurie Barker Jackman about the ins and outs of nutrition applied to everyday living, how to better fuel your workout, and how to actively plan meals that make nutrition less sweat and more science.

BoxJumper Podcast Episode 08: Your CrossFit Foundation is Your Feet, with Certified Pedorthist PJ Makinen

BoxJumper Podcast Episode 08: Your CrossFit Foundation is Your Feet, with Certified Pedorthist PJ Makinen

Your connection to the floor is a vital part of your foundation for fitness, particularly in CrossFit. In this episode, I speak with certified Pedorthist and fellow CrossFitter PJ Makinen about the biomechanical analysis he uses in his profession to find the root cause of discomfort or pain in the lower limbs. PJ shares tips about corrective devices like orthotics that can compensate for common deficiencies in form that can result in pain, compromise performance, and increase risk of injury.

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