Podcast Episodes

Episodes of the BoxJumper Podcast, full of passionate commentary on CrossFit, fitness, gym visit experiences, nutrition, health and more from a 40-something aspiring athlete and coach.
Recap of Battle of the Basin CrossFit Competition

Recap of Battle of the Basin CrossFit Competition

I’m joined by fellow podcast hosts PJ and Alanna Makinen of the Night & Day Podcast to chat and recap our experience with the Battle of the Basin, an awesome local CrossFit Competition cooperatively put on by the three affiliates in Bedford, Nova Scotia. And as an extra nugget, I share my thoughts on the new “accessible” direction from CrossFit HQ.

2018 CrossFit Christmas Wish List

2018 CrossFit Christmas Wish List

In this episode we talk CrossFit Christmas gifts. What do you buy for the CrossFit enthusiast in your life? Did they just get started? Are they a firebreather? Do they WOD in the garage at home? This Christmas wish list has you covered.

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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