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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…

136. Paul Tremblay | CrossFit NCR

https://www.instagram.com/p/B57tF6jFjmw/ On today episode Fern chats with Paul Tremblay. Paul has a very impressive resume in the Crossfit space. He owns CrossFit NCR with two business partners, opened back in 2013. Paul’s made it to the games multiple times as an individual and five times on the demo team, most recently this year with James Hobart. He’s been seminar staff…

133. Gary Villegas | Eternity CrossFit

https://www.instagram.com/p/B578x3PBGEe/ On today’s episode, Fern sits down with friend of the show, Gary Villegas. Gary has been on the CrossFit seminar staff for five years and has owned his affiliate in Orange County, California, Eternity Crossfit for the past nine years. Gary is very much entrenched in this world. While listening to this podcast, you will hear how much Gary…

132. Hiring and Firing

In today's episode, Fern is going solo again. He's sharing his method of hiring and firing staff; with the mistakes and the lessons he's learnt along the way. The aim here is too easy those awkward conversations that you will eventually have to go through as an affiliate owner. Looking at admin staff as well as, bring on new coaches.…