Tag: Affiliates (Page 1 of 2)

Ep. 18.49: 10 Years as an Affiliate Owner – Peter Egyed

Peter Egyed joins the show to discuss his journey with CrossFit, from his early days as a Games athlete to his more recent experiences as owner of a thriving affiliate: CrossFit Fury in Goodyear, Arizona.

For about a decade, Egyed and CrossFit Fury have been dedicated to making a healthy lifestyle accessible to the Goodyear community. Moving forward, Egyed is working with local businesses to build a more robust community by developing partnerships with an urban farm, a youth fitness and tutoring space, and more.

Greg Glassman describes Egyed as “an unsung hero of the community.”

Ep. 18.47: M.D. Physician – Amy West

Amy West is a CrossFit athlete and a resident M.D. in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the Harvard/Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital in Boston. As a physiatrist, West treats a wide variety of medical conditions affecting the brain, spinal cord, nerves, bones, joints, ligaments, muscles and tendons.

West has noticed many parallels between the CrossFit methodology and the treatment options she recommends to her patients.

In 2017, she presented a talk, “CrossFit Grand Rounds,” to physicians at Harvard Medical School/Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital. Watch her presentation here.

Ep. 18.46: “The Original Firebreather” Greg Amundson

Greg Amundson started CrossFit at the original box in Santa Cruz, California in 2001 during the birth of the CrossFit movement. He joins the show today to discuss the early days as well as his recent book release, “The Warrior and The Monk: A Fable About Fulfilling Your Potential And Finding True Happiness.”

Ep. 18.45: Craig Howard: Affiliate Owner, Masters Competitor

Craig Howard has been an affiliate owner for over a decade. Diablo CrossFit in Pleasanton, California is one of the earliest affiliates.

Along with running a successful gym, Howard was also the 2013 CrossFit Games champ in the Masters Men (50-54) division. His passion for fitness and competition has clearly made an impact on the community.

Ep. 18.44: Drs. Sean & Ronda Rockett

Dr. Sean Rockett is back on the show. This time he is joined by his wife, Dr. Ronda Rockett, owner of CrossFit Launchpad.

CrossFit Launchpad is one of the first CrossFit Health affiliates. “My mission,” Ronda says, “is being able to attract and help people with diabetes, hypertension, high cholesterol and take a look at their labs, instill a CrossFit lifestyle, which includes the nutrition, sleep, positive mindset, and of course, the fitness piece.”

As a former primary care physician, Ronda feels strongly that the CrossFit methodology can help prevent chronic disease.

Ep. 18.38: Sober Community

A positive, supportive CrossFit community clears the path to recovery. Founder Scott Strode and Chris Diggett of The Phoenix are on the podcast to talk about how their free sober and active community is changing the lives of so many.

The Phoenix, with Per Ignem CrossFit, is a nonprofit organization that provides a safe space for individuals who have suffered from substance abuse.

For more information on how to participate or donate, visit: https://thephoenix.org/.

Ep. 18.35: CrossFit in Italy—Matteo Pozzati

CrossFit HQ liaison for @crossfit_italia and Seminar Staff member Matteo Pozzati is on the show.

Sevan Matossian describes Pozzati’s influence on the growth of CrossFit in Italy: “You are the park ranger for Italy, for the affiliates there—600 of them.”

“The main goal is making them feel supported,” Pozzati says.

Notable mentions:
Dave Castro, Nicole Carroll, Greg Glassman, Chuck Carswell, Karl Steadman, Todd Widman, Jami Tikkanen, Sam Briggs, Tia-Claire Toomey, Kara Saunders (Webb), http://www.crossfitvenezia.com, CrossFit Venezia.

CrossFit Podcast Ep. 18.16: Dan Bailey

Dan Bailey enters the “un-safe” room once again. Sevan and Matt provide 10 suggestions to make today’s guest better, including, “Stop missing the Games.”

Notable mentions:
Sevan Matossian, Dan Bailey, Matt Bischel, Eric Maciel, Cara Hipskind, Hayley Matossian, Sam Dancer, Aaron Hoff, Matt Bickel, Nicole Peyton, Jason Khalipa, Miranda Oldroyd, CrossFit Video Contest, Worldwide: Diabetes Video Contest, Mexico: Concurso de video, Brazil: Competição de vídeos, Danny Broflex, Rogue Fitness, Kevin Daigle, RIch Froning, Hilary Froning, Bill Henniger, Caity Matter Henniger, Dave Castro, Scott Panchik.

CrossFit Podcast Ep. 17.09: James Hobart

Prior to the Team Series Week 1 Live Announcement, James Hobart and Austin Malleolo join the CrossFit Podcast and get personal with Sevan Matossian.

CrossFit Podcast Ep. 17.08: Pat Sherwood

Pat Sherwood, Rory McKernan and Sevan Matossian get to the bottom of the phone number fiasco. Among other things.

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