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.
Sean Woodland and Tommy Marquez sit down in the RV onsite at the Games to recap all the big stories and results from day 1 of the 2019 CrossFit Games. The Buttery Bros Marston Sawyers and Heber Cannon also pop in for a few minutes to discuss the recent discovery of a "pancake printer," in Sean's hotel.
Sean Woodland is BACK!! CrossFit Games Analyst, Level 1 Seminar Staff Member, and affiliate owner of CrossFit Big D Chase Ingraham joins Sean and Tommy in the RV to discuss the days leading up to the start of the CrossFit Games, the lack of info about the event itself, and Tommy's experience at the press orientation and athlete dinner.
The man, the myth, the legend, Dan Bailey joins Tommy and the Buttery Bros in their RV at the CrossFit Games Campgrounds to catch up and chat about Dan's recovery from injury, the creation of Dan's alter ego "Danny Broflex," and share some hilarious stories about his time spent training with the crew at CrossFit HQ. BONUS: Matt O'keefe (Fitness with Friends #2) surprises the crew and shows up to the RV to join the show as well.
On the third day of the road trip, Tommy sits down with Sara Sigmundsdottir and her coach Phil Mansfield of Red Pill Training to talk about their journey together as athlete and coach, Sara's growth over the last 2 years, battling back from injury, and their approach to the 2019 season and the new Games format.
After a full day of training with the CrossFIt Mayhem crew, Tommy Marquez sits down with 4-time individual CrossFit Games champion and 3-time team champion Rich Froning, to discuss Rich's thoughts on all the new season changes, adding new members to the Mayhem Freedom, fatherhood, and his decade long journey at the top of the sport.
On the first stop of their CrossFit Games Road Trip, Tommy and the Buttery Bros Marston Sawyers and Heber Cannon crash Rory Mckernan's house in Cookeville, Tennessee. They detail what their new roles at the Games will be this year, and share their fondest memories working the Games together over the past decade.
Sean Woodland and Tommy Marquez update Tommy's itinerary for the upcoming Talking Elite Fitness Road trip that starts in Tennessee and ends in Madison, Wisconsin for the 2019 Reebok CrossFit Games. They also talk about the new Games scoring system and how it might affect the test to crown the fittest on Earth.
On this episode of Talking Elite Fitness Sean Woodland and Tommy Marquez recap the the headlines and news from the past week before turning their attention to the 2019 Reebok CrossFit Games. Brian "Friend of the Show" Friend joins the guys for a full breakdown of the teams, men's and women's divisions. The three offer their podium picks for the men and women and highlight stories to watch in the age groups. It's everything you need to get ready for the CrossFit Games in Madison, Wisconsin!
Sean and Tommy talk with 2nd Fittest Man on Earth Pat Vellner as he gets ready to head to the 2019 Reebok CrossFit Games. Vellner talks about what he's doing in his training, what changes he would like to see made to the CrossFit Games season and what he thinks about the recent failed drug tests. Vellner also clears up the meaning of some Canadian slang.
Sean Woodland and Tommy Marquez discuss the latest headlines from the world of competitive fitness including the recent implementation of a dress code at Graham Holmberg's gym. With the CrossFit Games less than a month away, they start looking ahead to Madison by looking back at some of their favorite events from the last 9 years. Sean and Tommy talk about their five favorite events from the Games during their time in Carson and Wisconsin.
Just a quick update from Sean and Tommy on their plans to publish some Talking Elite Fitness Content on Patreon and how you can get involved and support the cause.
Sean and Tommy discuss the penalties handed down to Elly Kabboord and Hinrik Ingi Óskarsson as a result of their failed drug tests, they debate different scoring systems used at various events and which one may possibly be used at the CrossFit Games and they recap the CrossFit French Throwdown, the final Sanctional of the season.
Sean Woodland and Tommy Marquez discuss the announcement of the CrossFit Games World Feed and what fans can expect to see. They preview the French Throwdown, the final sanctioned event of the season. They also take time to talk about a special hero workout taking place on July 13th honoring a former member of CrossFit Asheville who gave his life protecting others in an attempted mass shooting at UNC Charlotte earlier this year.
On this episode of Fitness with Friends Sean Woodland and Tommy Marquez talk with former CrossFit Games athlete Richard Bohlken. Bohlken failed a drug test in 2015 when ostarine was found in his system before he was scheduled to compete at Regionals. Bohlken was able to prove it was due to a tainted supplement that he took. He talks about what he learned from that experience, what he thinks can be done to make drug testing more effective and what athletes can do to protect themselves.
On this episode of Talking Elite Fitness Sean Woodland and Tommy Marquez discuss the news that Elly Kabboord of the CrossFit Mayhem Independence team tested positive for clenbuterol at the Reykjavik CrossFit Championship. They also get you caught up on the latest headlines in the world of competitive fitness and update the Marston vs. Heber pancake eating contest hypothetical.