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154. Recapping the Box Tour

https://youtu.be/HdCINjo57rA On today’s episode is little debrief of “Dropping in - The Box tour”. Ackerman and Fern talk about each oft he first 5 boxes they visited on the box tour. They go over the pro’s and con’s of each and talk about what made each one fo special. They all were a pleasure to drop in to and were…

150. Zoe Harcombe | CrossFit Health

https://www.instagram.com/p/BSg4D8YDjPo/ On today's episode, Fern sits down with Zoe Harcombe, who has been brought up a few times on perceives podcast as she spoke at the most recent trainer summit. Zoe explains how and why the obesity epidemic is getting worse. Yet we are moving more and eating less, so why isn't the problem not getting better? Zoe breaks down…

149. Rope Climbs

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D32_1gwq35E On today’s episode, Ackerman and Fern break down the rope climb. They discuss how to coach the different methods, cue’s and progressions. Along with they talk about it is it worth doing it at your box, how to avoid juries, best practice around them. And do rope climbs have a crossover in real life? They cover this and much…

148. Bobbi Millsaps | 15 years of CrossFit

On today's episode Fern sit down with Bobbi Millsaps. Bobbi has been part of the CrossFit space since roughly 2006. Bobbi has done it all within the community from seminar staff, to Games Judge, working on the administrative side for HQ and previously owned a Crossfit Affiliate. They discuss so much from how Bobbi found Crossfit, what it was like…

143. Yuri Feito | CrossFit Health

On today’s episode, Fern sits down with Yuri Feito, who is an associate professor in the Department of Exercise, Science and Sports Management at Kennesaw State. He’s published “A 4-Year Analysis of the Incidence of Injuries Among CrossFit-Trained Participants” in the Orthopedic Journal of Sports Medicine.  A four-year analysis of the incidents of injuries amongst Crossfit trained participants, which is…

142. Best Hour Programming

Happy New Year!  We want to thank everyone that supported us in 2019 and we look forward to helping you continually grow in 2020.  One way that we will make that happen is with brand new "Best Hour of Their Day" programming.  This programming will be unique and different than any programming out there as we will focus on developing…

141. Being Relentless

On today’s episode, Fern and Ackerman discuss being relentless when it comes to your coaching. What that means is that you, as the coach are more stubborn than the athlete standing in front of you. You can not let your eyes get used to sh*tty movement. They talk about the importance of this, how to overcome it, and how it…

140. Amy Hollingsworth | CrossFit Certifications

https://www.instagram.com/p/B1mGIRcAaIF/ On today’s episode, Fern sits down with Amy Hollingsworth, the Certification Program Manager for Crossfit and owners Kitsap Crossfit with her husband, Dan. Fern and Amy discuss the differences between The Levels 1, 2, 3 and the soon to be released level 4. Nicole Carroll says that “Amy’s  superpower is getting things a credited.” Amy has been fundamental when…

139. RX Month

On today's episode Fern discuss what happens once a year at Crossfit Rife, it's called RX Month. It's where for a whole month they change what it means to do the workout "prescribed". It's called RX month because of it about giving everybody the opportunity to RX the stimulus. They also dive into the how-to brief and run RX month.…

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…