Talking Elite Fitness
Summary: CrossFit Games Analysts Sean Woodland and Tommy Marquez, alongside filmmakers Heber Cannon, and Marston Sawyers, bring you all the latest information, updates, and analysis on the sport of fitness, and the CrossFit community.
The CrossFit landscape changed drastically over the weekend. In the interest of trying to facilitate a conversation as well as share our thoughts on everything going on, we decided to do a live podcast on Sunday, June 7th on YouTube. We talk about Greg Glassman's comments on Twitter, the reaction to those comments, the use of a racial slur in a group text involving some Games athletes and the future of the sport we all love.
There have been a ton of great moments at the CrossFit Games moments. There have also been some not-so-great ones as well. In fact, some of those may have left you scratching your head and saying, "Seriously!?" Sean and Tommy rank their top moments from the Games that left their jaws on the floor for the wrong reasons.
The Sprint Couplet stirred up a lot of controversy at the 2019 Games. Could Dave Castro be bringing it back this year? Sean and Tommy break down some social media posts that suggest he may do just that. CrossFit Health is launching a new course and Dani Speegle is now officially a Titan. Plus, Crazy Things We Saw This Week and a review of our talk with EZ Muhammad.
On this edition we speak with 2-time CrossFit Games athlete and owner of CrossFit Unorthodox in Des Moines, Iowa EZ Muhammad. EZ has been vocal on social media recently about the current state of affairs in the United States and we wanted to have him on to provide his unique insight and hopefully provide a jumping off point for more conversations.
So many classics, but only three spots on the podium. You won't be Sorry that you listened to this episode as Sean and Tommy Clue you in on their favorite board games of all time. Will a timeless classic have a Monopoly on the top spot or something more obscure be numero Uno? Get a Ticket to Ride for this one! It's definitely worth the Risk.
Scott Stallings started on the PGA Tour in 2010 and has three career tournament victories. After winning at Torrey Pines in 2014 he hit a rough patch in his career that forced him to re-evaluate his fitness and eventually led him to CrossFit. We talk to Scott about how he actually found CrossFit, how it’s helped him get his golf career back on track and an awkward first time meeting with Josh Bridges.
Is Dave Castro dropping clues about the Games on social media? Sean and Tommy discuss a mysterious Instagram story that suggests he is. Matt Chan takes on a Titan from Tennessee on national television. Tommy gained a Murph PR on Monday followed by some epic gains on the scale. Plus, more details on the age group competitions that are taking the Games' place and another edition of Crazy Things We Saw.
The CrossFit Games have provided us with some incredible moments over the years, but which ones are the best? From sleds and slugs to cameramen and cleans, Sean and Tommy offer their Podium Picks for the top mind blowing moments from 13 years of the Games.
Battle Cancer was born in 2017 with its first competition held in Manchester, UK. Last year saw the Battle Cancer movement grow into six events across Europe plus a Battle Tour of LA. To date, they've raised over £500,000 for almost 40 cancer charities worldwide helped by nearly 5,000 athletes. Scott Britton talks about why he started Battle Cancer, some of the new initiatives they are getting behind and how we are doing in the fight against Cancer.
The champ is here! Rich Froning stops by to talk about Mayhem Madness. The team event in Cookeville promises to be one of the most unique and entertaining competitions we've seen. Sean and Tommy discuss what it could mean for the future of the sport of fitness. There's good news coming out of California, but what does it mean for the CrossFit Games? People are still doing dumb things on social media. Sean and Tommy talk about the fallout from an ill-advised post.
When you're an adult, cereal is no longer a "sometimes" food. Sean and Tommy are here with their top three cereals of all time. Will a sweet treat take the top of the podium or will something wholesome and healthy stand above all others? Plus, what cereal will take the Spirit of the Games award and which is a dark horse to tickle you taste buds? Let the debate begin!
Thirty men and thirty women will be heading to Aromas for the CrossFit Games, but who exactly will they be? Sean and Tommy discuss the latest announcement from the CrossFit Games and why there are still a lot more questions than answers. We have our first Sanctioned Event cancelled for next year and another one calls it quits for 2020. Plus, Tommy gets Sean ready for dad life, Crazy Things We Saw This Week and and tale of a harrowing animal rescue.
Avengers, assemble! Chase Ingraham and Bill Grundler from "Get with the Programming" join Sean and Tommy for this special crossover episode. The Games are coming back to The Ranch in Aromas. What will that look like? Sean, Tommy, Chase and Bill try and answer that question. Using events done at Aromas in the past, they put together a three day competition that will not only crown the Fittest on Earth, but also pay homage to CrossFit's history.
The season is over for the Masters and Teenagers. Sean and Tommy discuss the recent move to not include them in the Games this year. You'll soon be seeing some familiar faces on national television in the United States. Podium Picks focus on the best moments from Regionals. And monkeys are stealing our children in Crazy Things We Saw This Week!
Another Sanctioned event pulls the plug on 2020. Sean and Tommy have the latest on the season schedule and what is left of it. Dave Castro has been active on social media. Is he possibly dropping hints? David Colina, founder and CEO of O2, stops by to talk about he's helping out gyms with Stay for May. Plus, it's a sugary sweet version of Podium Picks and another edition of Crazy Things We Saw.