More than a year after its inception, the Professional Fitness Athletes Association (PFAA) has released its first major communication. Sean and Tommy discuss what's in it and what it could mean for the sport moving forward. The CrossFit Cowboy, Sean Sweeney, stops by to discuss his past, his present, his future and where he thinks the sport needs to improve in order to continue growing in the years to come. Plus, the debut of a new segment - No Reps and PRs.
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#155 - Hard Work Pays Off for Everybody and Legends Championship Chat
1:08:10Hard work paid off very well for Mat Fraser. Now he's sharing his knowledge. Sean and Tommy discuss his new HWPO program for competitors and how it might change the landscape of the sport of fitness. Offseason competitions continue with the Legends Championship next week. Co-founder of the event Bob Jennings stops by the show to talk about how the event has grown and if it might one day play a role in the CrossFit Games season.
#154 - A Weekend with the IF3, What's the Score (Pt.2) and CrossFit Thanksgiving
1:20:11If you feel like following some functional fitness this weekend the IF3 has you covered. Sean and Tommy discuss the IF3 World Championships that are about to take place. The scoring debate continues. Is there a better system out there and what does it look like? Sean and Tommy talk about Brent Fikowski's thoughts on that subject. Plus, the guest list for CrossFit Thanksgiving and No Reps and PRs.
Podium Picks with Travis Mayer and Max El-Hag - Thanksgiving
45:53Thanksgiving is a time for family. Sean and Tommy decided to get a couple members of the Training Think Tank family on for this edition of Podium Picks. Travis Mayer and Max El-Hag join the show to draft their favorite things about the holiday that often gets forgotten in the rush to Christmas. It's all about food, folks and fun on this special Thanksgiving edition of Podium Picks.
#153 - Roza Reaches Out, Whats the Score and Brand Awareness
1:25:04Eric Roza is getting help dealing with depression. Sean and Tommy discuss the recent announcement that shed light on why we haven't seen CrossFit's CEO recently. Z-Scoring is popular topic for debate, but it is a viable replacement for CrossFit's current scoring system? Plus, a conversation with Hans Molenkamp, the Executive Vice President for Sports Marketing for CBDMD and the Director of Marketing for Combat Sports and CrossFit for Monster.
Podium Picks with Noah Ohlsen - Life's Simple Pleasures
50:26We all have those simple things in everyday life that we enjoy. Noah Ohlsen joins Sean and Tommy for a "life's simple pleasures" draft on this week's edition of Podium Picks. Whether it's an ice cold drink, a warm stack of laundry or a hug from that special someone, there is bound to be something in here that puts a smile on your face.
Fitness with Friends #75 - Haley Adams
46:51Haley Adams has been a fixture at the CrossFit Games since 2016 when she competed as a teenager. She has been in a total of 6 CrossFit Games in her career and has never finished lower than 6th. Adams is also coming off a 5th place finish at the Rogue Invitational. She talks about her year so far, how she's matured as a person and a competitor, and a possible future inside the squared circle.
#152 - The PFAA Speaks and A Conversation with the CrossFit Cowboy
1:42:49More than a year after its inception, the Professional Fitness Athletes Association (PFAA) has released its first major communication. Sean and Tommy discuss what's in it and what it could mean for the sport moving forward. The CrossFit Cowboy, Sean Sweeney, stops by to discuss his past, his present, his future and where he thinks the sport needs to improve in order to continue growing in the years to come. Plus, the debut of a new segment - No Reps and PRs.
Podium Picks with John Wooley and Niki Brazier - Affiliate Life
1:19:13For most of us, the CrossFit affiliate has provided plenty of memories and exposed us to many interesting characters. John Wooley and Niki Brazier from the "Kettlebells and Cocktails" podcast and the Make WODs Great Again Instagram page are here to pick the best and worst feelings and people you are likely to experience and find at your affiliate.
#151 - Rogue Recap, Katrin is off the Train and It's a Date!
2:14:37There is no shortage of things to talk about on this monster episode! Sean and Tommy look back at the storylines they were following heading into the Rogue Invitational. Alessandra Pichelli is calling it a career while Katrin Davidsdottir is leaving CompTrain as she returns to Iceland. CrossFit has released the season schedule for 2022. There are more opportunities for people to compete but not everyone is happy. Plus, an obscure Canadian superhero reference and a losing streak is over!
#150 - Rogue Invitational Preview and a Conversation with Chris Spealler
1:41:53Our long nightmare of weekends with no competition is coming to an end. Sean and Tommy preview the upcoming Rogue Invitational and talk about the storylines they will be watching in Austin. Plus, Chris Spealler joins the show to talk about competing in the Legends Division, how his pursuit of fitness has changed since his competitive days and what moments of his career stand out the most.