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137. Cool Downs

In today's episode, Fern and Ackerman discuss how to run an effective cooldown. It's the most unutilised part of a class, meaning it's either not planned for or is just an afterthought of "if there's time". Fren and Ackerman example that why it's essential to your athletes, and it doesn't have to be just sketching, it about brings people back…

135. Eric Malzone | Future of Fitness

https://www.instagram.com/p/B6EFByQFOJt/ On today's podcast, Ackerman sits down with Eric Malzone, who's been involved in fitness for over 20 years. Originally, a CrossFit affiliate owner Eric now runs a consultant company that Ackerman personally used to help with Own Your Eating. Eric and Ackerman first met on one of Eric's podcasts, Fitness Blitz Radio,  where Eric interviewed him about Owning Your…

134. Greg Hammond | Concept II

https://www.instagram.com/p/B58Qtumj-SP/ Greg Hammond is an OG in the CrossFit world. You might recognize him from last week at the Dubai CrossFit® Championship as he judged Sam Briggs in the Bike Erg and run event. In today’s episode, Greg and Jason talk about how Concept 2 started, where the name comes from, and most importantly, the ideas behind their new products.…

126. Box Tour | Sneak Peak

Ackerman and Fern are on the road in Raleigh, North Carolina. They are doing a part tour. They’re giving you guys a little insight into what they are actually doing, why they are doing it and when you guys get to see the end project. Some exciting things are coming. It’s all about showcasing gyms, as many of us don’t…

108. Christian Lucero | Pardon Me

https://www.instagram.com/p/B3yaruDBTuK/ On to episode, Jason Ackerman sits down with Christain Lucero 2016 Crossfit Games 18th finisher and multiple regional athletes since 2013. Owner of Grip Tight Tape and runs his own podcast Pardon Me with Christian Lucero.  Christain and Ackerman dive into so many different topics like sleep, what it takes to make it to the games, the social pressure…

107. CrossFit Doesn’t Owe You Sh*t

Hey Listener! It's that time of the week again your host sit down and go though problem or issue that is facing the Crossfit community and you might be able to guess it's all about the perception that Crossfit Hq should be doing more directly for the affiliate. This topic has come up multiple times on past episode. More recently…

106. Sean Woodland + Tommy Marquez | Talking Elite Fitness

Hey Listeners! On the episode today Jason is sitting down the hosts of another podcast, Talking Elite Fitness’s Sean Woodland and Tommy Marquez.

105. The 50 Back Squat Challenge

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H5N4ROhhq8E It's finally here! The time for talking trash is over.  Fern, Ackerman, and Todd are at the CrossFit Trainer Summit and Ackerman is about to attempt to hit 50 Back Squats at 185lbs.  Will he be able to or will he get crushed under the bar?  We have many special guests popping in with their thoughts, opinions, and of…

104. Chris Spigner | 7 Mile Strength and Fitness

Today Ackerman is chatting with Chris Spigner, they met Chris was up for re-validation of his level one. Chris’s name may sound familiar he use to play for the Boston Red Socks, sorry Yankee fans. Chris gets deep on what happened when he got released from the Red Sock due to injury and how he gained a lot of weight, stating it was the saddest time of this life. Examples The catalyst that creating that change in life and his Crossfit journey. Chris talk about how he learnt from Semair Staff and how he ended up in the Cayman Island coaching full time, met his wife and has a baby on the way. – The dream, but he talks about how it took time to get to this point.

96. Adam Tar | CrossFit Northport

https://www.instagram.com/p/B1fHHyDBMaB/ In this episode, Jason Ackerman sits down with Adam Tar, who he met about a month ago at a Level 2. Adam is the owner and head coach at Crossfit Northport, wit his wife Sarah Tarr. What really impressed Ackerman about Adam was what he is doing from a business perspective within his Box. Adam has a Master of…