Podcast EpisodesEpisodes of the BoxJumper Podcast, full of passionate commentary on functional fitness, gym visit experiences, nutrition, health and more from a 40-something aspiring athlete and coach.
In Part 2 of this special two-part discussion with Rx Smart Gear CEO David Newman, we talk about this experience as a team competitor at the CrossFit Games Regionals, the gutsy way he brought his company’s drag ropes to Games Director Dave Castro’s attention as a new test of fitness, and the approach to innovation Rx Smart Gear pursues to continue to deliver gear that pushes fitness for athletes around the world.
In Part 1 of this special two-part discussion with Rx Smart Gear CEO David Newman, we talk about the foundational lessons David experienced in business, what lead him to pursue fitness and the catalyst that brought his one-time garage passion business to the global stage of fitness.
Scott Switzer isn’t your average fitness buff. He discovered CrossFit late in life thanks to a health scare and a healthy dose of fate, and transformed his life. But the transformation was more than physical. His soul was forever changed. Now he’s paying it forward. He’s a husband and father, a dedicated athlete, a coach, a staple as a volunteer at CrossFit competitions small and large around the country, co-host of 2 fitness podcasts, and working on more ventures in the space that have the potential to allow him to make a shift in his career to be all-fitness, all the time.
Hopefully, we’ve all had at least one coach in our lives that has inspired us. I’ve been lucky enough to have a few in my years and CrossFit Trainer Mike Milloy, one of the first coaches I had when I started CrossFit, is a coach that inspired not just my fitness journey but also helped motivate me to become a coach myself. In this episode, we talk about what got Mike started, what inspires him, and some of his favourite memories leading from the front of a class.
I speak to Dave Rafuse and Jason Davis of Blended Athletics about how they planned and implemented health protocols and how they were able to get their membership to embrace the new normal of coached group classes during the pandemic.
In this episode, I share my thoughts on the latest in a series of developments in the upheaval at CrossFit HQ.