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138. Dr. Steve Ilardi | Depression and CrossFit

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=drv3BP0Fdi8  On today's episode, Ackerman talks to Dr IIardi about the benefits of exercise when it comes to depression. Dr Stephen Ilardi is a professor of clinical psychology and the author of The Depression Cure: The 6-Step Program to Beat Depression Without Drugs. Earlier on in his career, Dr Ilard found the depression epidemic was getting worse and traditional forms…

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.…

130. Planning for Holiday Workouts

Happy Thanksgiving Listeners! We hope you’re having a great day. On today episode we’re talking about running holiday classes, whereby their tends to a reduced schedule and which means classes are massive. The most important points are just keep it simple and safe, put in some effort in any way, with music or partner workout and ensure everyone having fun…

128. Doug Chapman | HyperFIT USA

https://www.instagram.com/p/B3sPr7fHjnU/ On today’s episode, Jason Ackerman chat with  Doug Chapman, OG in the CrossFit world, Hyper Fit (CrossFit Ann Arbor) was one of the first affiliates.  Doug was on level 1 and two staff till 2014, before stepping down, he uses to run 8,000 sqf affiliate then downsized to doing it in his garage, they discuss why he made the…

127. Do Gym Aesthetics Matter?

In today’s episode your host, Ackerman and Fern talk about the aesthetics of an affiliate and how important. They’re covering the overlook, layout to the organization to how clean it is. To emphasise how important that is today. With wifi, how to make your members want to stay more and really why if you have showers you should also have…

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…

123. Karl Eagleman | Whiteboard Daily

https://www.instagram.com/p/B4-H3O8AQ-J/ On today’s episode Jason Ackerman chats with the  Karl Eagleman, you may know him better by his Instagram @whiteboard_daily. He’s the man behind those amazing coaching diagrams and the new whiteboard daily glossary. The glossary is an encyclopedia for coaches from cues, to movement patterns and everything in-between. They discuss how and why Karl started this all and some…

121. Nicole Race | Elevate

https://www.instagram.com/p/B3KEKArpPUV/ On today’s episode Jason Ackerman chats with Nicole Race, you might recognize Nicole from her viral post on Gym Lunch, which she is no longer part of.  Along with Nicole disaffiliate from Crossfit in 2017 moved to calling her and her husbands mirco - gym Elevate. Nicole example in this episode how she feels disaffiliating has allowed her to…