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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. 18.41: Greg Glassman and “The Mess”

CrossFit Founder Greg Glassman sits down with the podcast crew to share stories, talk about the current health crisis and explain what CrossFit and CrossFit physicians are doing to fix it.

“We’ve got corruption. We’ve got death … and that is the public health scene,” Glassman explains.

“There is no doctor that isn’t seeing the problem, seeing the mess, and the mess is the unprecedented incidences in rates of disease with an utterly ineffective and extraordinarily expensive response.”

Topics for the day also include CrossFit’s success in its court battle with the NSCA, Glassman’s reflections on writing for the Journal in the early days of CrossFit, and lucky socks.

Ep. 18.40: Barbells for Boobs

Zionna Hanson, the founder of the nonprofit organization Barbells for Boobs, shows Matt how to perform a breast self-exam.

“Z,” as she is more commonly known, and Barbells for Boobs are leading the way in promoting breast cancer awareness, prevention and fundraising.

For more information on how to get involved or donate, visit: https://www.barbellsforboobs.org/.

Ep. 18.37: Obese to Beast

John Glaude has an incredible weight-loss story. His vlog, “Obese to Beast,” tracks how he transformed from being morbidly obese to fit and happy. It has helped motivate many others to transform their lives as well.

Ep. 18.36: Ron “Gets Fit” Britt

Ron Britt was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York as a healthy, active kid. In his early thirties he found himself going down the wrong path toward diabetes and obesity. He decided to make a change for himself and for his kids.

Britt’s doctor prescribed medication for hypertension. He threw the prescription in the trash and eventually found a CrossFit box.

CrossFit NYC and coach Erica Celini helped Britt take control of his health through fitness and nutrition.

CrossFit Podcast Ep. 18.34: Marcus “Mac” McClain

Marcus McClain is the CrossFit HQ liaison for Germany. As an affiliate owner and CrossFit Level 1 Seminar Staff member, McClain helps manage and develop the CrossFit community in Germany.

Notable mentions:
United States Army paratrooper, CrossFit KH, Afghanistan, Iraq, post-traumatic stress disorder, Chuck Carswell, Karl Steadman, Todd Widman, Dave Castro, Nicole Carroll, Greg Glassman, Eva Claire Synkowski, Reebok CrossFit Nürnberg, Nicole Gordon, Jami Tikkanen.

CrossFit Podcast Ep. 18.33: Natalia Diez

Another CrossFit HQ liaison is on the show! Natalia Díez connects CrossFit affiliates all over Spain. She is a member of the CrossFit Level 1 Seminar Staff and manages the @crossfitespana Instagram account.

CrossFit Podcast Ep. 18.30: Troy Peterson

Troy Peterson is a veteran. He opens up on today’s podcast to tell his truths about addiction, depression and anxiety. Peterson believes he has been given a second chance at a happy life. CrossFit has played a major role in his progress, and he is looking forward to paying it forward.

“The more truth that I speak, the better I feel, and the better I feel, the more people I can help,” he says.

Notable mentions:Greg Glassman, weight loss, transformation, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), addiction, recovery, sexual assault, child abuse.

CrossFit Podcast Ep. 18.24: Gary Roberts

Gary Roberts is a producer and editor for CrossFit HQ. He also starred in CrossFit’s original series, “Killing the Fat Man.” Today he joins the podcast crew once again to discuss the upcoming release of “Killing the Fat Man: Season 2.”

CrossFit Podcast Ep. 18.23: Jason Ackerman Part 2

Jason Ackerman is back on the show. Today he talks about best processes and practices for an affiliate owner.

Notable mentions:
Sevan Matossian, Jason Ackerman, Matt Bischel, Eric Maciel, Ronnie Teasdale, Leif Edmundson, Pat Sherwood, Chris Cooper, “Two-Brain Business,” Emily Abbott, Kirsten Pedri, Grandma Betty Anderson, David Osorio, Hollis Molloy, Wes Piatt, Dave Castro, David Tittle, Dr. Sean Rockett, Patrick Vellner, Kara Webb, Kara Saunders, Tia-Clair Toomey, Gregg Martino, Travis Bagent, Christian Lucero, Adrian Bozman.

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