Talking Elite Fitness show

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.

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 Podium Picks with Pat Sherwood - Ice Cream Flavors | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 49:15

I scream. You scream. We all scream for...Pat Sherwood! And everybody knows he loves him some ice cream! Pat joins Sean and Tommy as they draft their favorite flavors of this classic frozen treat.  After listening to this episode you are guaranteed to be making your way to your nearest ice cream shop to satisfy the cravings you are sure to be experiencing. You get to decide who put together the best draft of scrumptious selections! One thing is for sure, this episode is anything but vanilla!

 Fitness with Friends #60 - Charles King | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:05:48

Charles King has a story you have to hear to believe.  Robbed of his sight at the age of 39 due to a degenerative condition in his eyes, he quickly entered a downward spiral that cost him just about everything.  King has battled homelessness, prostate cancer, diabetes and even lost his young daughter.  Thanks to the kindness of a Philadelphia police officer, King got into a VA facility and started his journey back.  Sean and Tommy talk to him and his coach Jon Mears about his incredible journey.

 #117 - Vegas, Baby! Fitness Fist Fight and The Kids are Alright | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:42:43

Big things are happening down in the desert.  Sean and Tommy discuss the upcoming collaborative training effort between Justin Cotler, Tommy Hackenbruck and Zach Forrest.  Josh Bridges and Jacob Heppner are stepping into the squared circle.  Find out why you shouldn't overlook The Kid from Kansas.  Plus, some youngsters shine in the Open, but what can we expect to see from them moving forward?

 Podium Picks with Elijah Muhammad - March Madness | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 49:28

The NCAA Basketball Tournament is one of the greatest events in all of sports.  On this episode of Podium Picks, Sean and Tommy welcome in former Tennessee Tech Guard and CrossFit Games athlete Elijah "EZ" Muhammad as they draft all the best things from March Madness.  Coaches, mascots, greatest upsets and best moments from the tournament all make the big dance.  You get to decide who had One Shining Moment and walks away with the win!

 #116 - Two for One Deal and Three is the Magic Number | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:25:30

It's the final week of the Open!  Sean and Tommy recap 21.2, talk about who stood out and who may need to be taken more seriously as we move on in the season.  Dave Castro throws out a two-for-one challenge in 21.3 and 21.4.  Find out what the guys like about it and what they don't.  Plus, another big-name athlete is out for the season, Crazy Things We Saw and why the three week Open may be here to stay.

 Fitness with Friends #59 - EZ Muhammad and Patrick Ford | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 32:09

CrossFit Games athlete EZ Muhammad and Patrick Ford are the co-founders of Project Onyx.  The mission of the organization is to eliminate the barriers that underrepresented and underserved people of color face by providing affordable and accessible health and fitness services, mentorship for our youth and future professionals, and empowering our communities to become more culturally proficient, healthy, and active.

 #115 - Sara's Setback, Can You Repeat That and Marquez vs. Michigan State | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:39:55

The string of bad luck for Sara Sigmundsdottir continues.  Sean and Tommy discuss her latest setback and what it is going to take for her to make a comeback.  They take a look back at 21.1 and discuss some of the thinking behind one of the score adjustments while looking at what is going on with the repeat workout that is 21.2.  Plus, Tommy has a bone to pick with the Michigan State Spartans and Crazy Things We Saw.

 Podium Picks with Becca Voigt - Greatest Female Athletes | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 47:44

If we're going to draft the best female athletes of all-time, why not get one of the greatest female CrossFitters of all-time?  Thirteen-time CrossFit Games athlete Becca Voigt joins Sean and Tommy on this edition of Podium Picks.  Their teams include trailblazers, game changers, dominant forces, equal rights advocates and multi-sport superstars.  A few names from the world of CrossFit also wind up making the cut.  Once again it's up to the fans to decide who had the best draft.  May the best women win

 Fitness with Friends #58 - Todd Meleney, VP of Marketing for No Bull | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 52:59

On this episode, Tommy Marquez talks with No Bull's VP of Marketing Todd Meleney.  They discuss how No Bull got started, how the deal to become the title sponsor for the CrossFit Games came about, what that means for their brand and how they plan on scaling up in order to meet the demands of the partnership with CrossFit.

 #114 - Hitting the Wall and Fraser Goes Rogan | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:09:57

The 2021 No Bull CrossFit Games season has begun!  21.1 has been announced and it features a movement never before seen in the Open - the wall walk.  Sean and Tommy give their thoughts on the workout before and after doing it.  The community is abuzz about Mat Fraser talking with Joe Rogan.  Sean and Tommy briefly discuss what they've been hearing about what was said.  Plus, the answer to the question, "Can you squat with two bars?" in Crazy Things We Saw.

 Fitness with Friends #57 - Katee Sackhoff | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:08:33

Katee Sackhoff is a legitimate, bonafide sci-fi and action bad ass.  She is best known for her roles as Lt. Kara "Starbuck" Thrace on Syfy channel's Battlestar Galactica, Sheriff's Deputy Vic Moretti on the A&E and Netflix series Longmire and Bo-Katan on The Mandalorian.  She talks about her experiences playing those characters, how things being thrown at your head can help you memorize lines, what she thinks of CrossFit and why she uses her YouTube channel to promote health and fitness.

 Fitness with Friends #56 - Mike Lombardi, Strategic Partnership Manager for Whoop | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 42:14

This past week Whoop and CrossFit announced a multiyear partnership making Whoop the official wearable of CrossFit.  Sean and Tommy talk with Whoop's Strategic Partnership Manager Mike Lombardi about the origins of the deal, what Whoop is planning on delivering to the CrossFit community and how you can get the most out of your Whoop.

 #113 - Title Change, Whoop! There it is and Mr. Smith Goes to Boston | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:09:38

It's No Bull.  There's a new title sponsor for the CrossFit Games. Sean and Tommy discuss the deal and the questions that still need to be answered.  CrossFit now has an official wearable.  Find out what Whoop's involvement in the Sport of Fitness means for the athletes and future broadcasts.  Plus, Chandler Smith is climbing aboard the CompTrain and a conversation with Dr. Dena Garner, creator of the Airwaav Performance Mouthpiece.

 Podium Picks with Chandler Smith - Famous Captains | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 41:15

O Captain!  My Captain!  Chandler Smith is here for this week's edition of Podium Picks and who better to have on for the Famous Captains draft than an actual captain?  Chandler puts his military discipline and strategic know-how to the test against Sean and Tommy as the three of them put together their teams of five famous captains from television, movies, food and even landmarks.  Your orders are to enjoy the show and go vote on who captained his way through the draft the bes

 Fitness with Friends #55 - Megan Kennedy | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 20:44

If you combine shooting with functional fitness you would get something that looks like the Tactical Games.  Megan Kennedy is the three-time Tactical Games champion in the women's division.  She joins Sean and Tommy to talk about how she got into the sport, misconceptions about the people who are involved in it and how you can give it a try if you are so inclined.


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