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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.

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. 18.34: 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. 18.32: Ricardinho Prudente

Ricardinho Prudente is the CrossFit HQ liaison for the country of Brazil. He is also part of the CrossFit Seminar Staff.

“Why CrossFit?” Sevan asks.

Notable mentions:
Greg Glassman, Daniel Chaffey, Stephane Rochet, Zach Forrest, Miranda Oldroyd, Nuno Costa, CrossFit Invictus, Punk CrossFit, Chuck Carswell, Lisa Ray, Dave Castro, Nicole Carroll, Cherie Chan, Austin Malleolo, Ben Bergeron.

CrossFit Podcast Ep. 18.31: Daniel Chaffey

Daniel Chaffey is the owner of Reebok CrossFit Louvre in Paris, France. As the French liaison for CrossFit HQ, Chaffey is the leading force in connecting CrossFit’s mission with the 421 affiliates in France.

Notable mentions:
Jimi Letchford, Dave Castro, Nicole Carroll, Greg Glassman, EvaClaire Synkowski, affiliation, affiliate owner, France, Austin Malleolo, Reebok CrossFit Louvre, Sajan translation services.

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. 18.29: Justin Gehrt

Justin Gehrt used to weigh 405 pounds. Now, at 195 pounds, he is excited to tell his story and be a positive example of how CrossFit can change your life.

Notable mentions:
Kai Rainey, Gary Roberts, “Killing the Fat Man” series, Kirkland CrossFit, Greg Glassman, weight loss, transformation.

CrossFit Podcast Ep. 18.28: Randy Strauss

“We believe that the animals deserve the utmost respect because they’re the ones making the ultimate sacrifice,” says Randy Strauss, the co-president and CEO of Strauss Meats.

The Strauss family provides the very best meats, which Randy says is because of “our commitment to the welfare of the animals we raise, the sustainability of our planet, and the health of our families.”

Strauss Meats aims to educate consumers about the benefits of eating healthy, grass-fed proteins. The Strausses are drawn to CrossFit because they share a commitment to creating healthy communities focused on making smart lifestyle choices.

Notable mentions:
Randy Strauss, Jerry Bussen, ethical agriculture, Greg Glassman, Strauss Meats, “Obesity: The Post Mortem,” Dave Castro, Rogue Fitness, Bill and Caity Henniger, Concept 2.

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