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166. Chris Sanders | Penn State CrossFit

https://www.instagram.com/p/B7r66xfnIPk/ On today's episode, Ackerman sits down with Chris Sanders, a senior at Penn State who's the President of an on-campus Crossfit Affiliate. PSU CrossFit is a student-run CrossFit affiliate with over 130 Members. Chris explains by having an on-campus affiliate has opened the world of Crossfit to so many new young people. This allows for communities and friendship to…

164. Dale King | Doc Spartan

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tR0r91n1lrM On today’s episode, Ackerman is chatting with Dale King. Dale is the owner of PSKC CrossFit and Doc Spartan male grooming company. Just by the way Ackerman swears the scrub, he’ll tell you all about it. Dale goes into how he runs multiple successful businesses and has a thriving affiliate. This is an excellent episode for affiliate owners and…

163. Are you not Entertained!?

Educate, Inspire, and Entertain, that's what you need to do in order to be a successful CrossFit coach, but what does that mean and how exactly does one entertain? This episode is brought to you by GOWOD. The GO WOD app is unique because of its mobility test is a totally innovative concept that will allow you to clearly highlight…

161. Christmas Abbott | The Badass Life

https://www.instagram.com/p/B77LodKHfQN/ On today’s episode, Ackerman sits down with Christmas Abbott. Christmas has been in the CrossFit space for 15 years, from competing to running her own businesses. She completely turned her life around from drinking, smoking and partying when she’s 22 to being a beast on the Crossfit games floor. Christmas has run a box, sold box, run an online…

160. John Berardi | Change Maker

https://www.instagram.com/p/B7VugyTnAPt/ On today’s episode, Jason sit down with John Berardi. John is best known as the co-founder of Precision Nutrition, the world’s largest nutrition coaching, education, and software company. He’s also the founder of Change Maker Academy, devoted to helping would-be changemakers turn their passion for health and fitness into a powerful purpose and a wildly successful career. Berardi has…

159. Eric Hinman | Life by Design

https://www.instagram.com/p/B7wtVDWl41i/ On today’s episode, Ackerman sits down with Eric Himan. Eric is a health and wellness entrepreneur. He is the co-founder of Original Grain, XO Taco, and Urban Life Athletics. Eric is a contributor and partner at Fellow Gent, an aspirational new media company for wellness-minded men. He was able to retire at 34 and has since been living life…

158. Do Less Better

Doing less better is something that is brought up quite a lot in the Crossfit space. When being a Coach in any field, not just Crossfit if you don’t give yourself time to actually coach in class. Everything will be moving too quickly to allow you to actually help your members. Fern and Ackerman discuss the effect this has on…

156. Burpee Punishment

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H4osGx-pjY8 Maybe you saw our recent Instagram Post. - It all about is it right to use burpees as punishment? Ackerman and Fern agree it’s not, even if it’s running joke in your box. It can have the undesired effect on your box meaning people would rather miss class then be two minutes late because of traffic. Once that happens…

155. Conor Murphy | WOD on the Waves 2

https://www.instagram.com/p/B7GgRaShKMk/ Today Ackerman has the one and only Conor Murphy on to discuss WOD On Waves Two. It's going to amazing; they've listened to what people wanted more of from the last one. There will be lots of Athletes, informative seminars and different workout classes available. It's going to top the previous year easily. It's a Family-friendly holiday that allows…

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…