The WODcast Podcast
Baker Leavitt joins Armen Hammer and Scott McGee as they chat about Chris Irwin, the documentary 'Murph the Protector', the 2014 CrossFit Games season, and answer questions from the listeners.
Direct download: epispde_94.mp3
Category:Health -- posted at: 12:29am PST

Baker Leavitt joins Armen Hammer and Scott McGee as they chat about pop superstars, the beauty of talking shit on Twitter, his feud with Jon North, people asking for free things from Kill Cliff, athletic competitions, and crazy CrossFit workouts.
Direct download: Episode_93.mp3
Category:Health -- posted at: 12:00am PST

Pro physique competitor and fitness model Chad Crouse as they discuss celebrity lookalikes, Eddie's history as a personal trainer at Equinox, Chad's work as a fitness model, his history in bodybuilding, past steroid use, his injury history, his opinion on CrossFit, nutrition in and out of season, more steroid talk, then the lightning round questions from listeners.
Direct download: Episode_92.mp3
Category:Health -- posted at: 12:20am PST

CrossFit Coach Kenny Kane of The Positivity Project joins Armen Hammer, Eddie Ifft, and Scott McGee for a reunion show as they chat about Eddie's injuries, where Kenny's been, how the Positivity Project is going, the development of The KK Training Template, then get into the lightning round of listener questions.
Direct download: Episode_91.mp3
Category:Health -- posted at: 4:29am PST

Strongman Kalle Beck joins Armen Hammer, Scott McGee, and Eddie Ifft as they chat about podcasts, CrossFit, how to pronounce Kalle's name (like kale the vegetable), Kalle's numbers, his injury history, how he got into it and his progress, accessory work in training for strongman and CrossFit, programming for specific gyms, his programming, functional movements, and answer questions from the listeners.
Direct download: Episode_90.mp3
Category:Health -- posted at: 11:50pm PST

Jon Pera, CrossFit Games Athlete, joins Armen Hammer, Scott McGee, and Eddie Ifft as they chat about dumb CrossFit workouts, Armen's hero workout, Eddie's snatch balance injury story, Jon's history in sports and athletics, his transition into competing, his decision to take 2013 off, training and competing, his numbers, efficiency in competition, his motivation, and answer listener questions.
Direct download: Episode_89.mp3
Category:Health -- posted at: 11:45pm PST

Johnny Di Gregorio and Tim Thackrey join Armen Hammer and Eddie Ifft as they chat about massages, rich guys getting laid, stealing jokes in comedy, sharing ideas across CrossFit, context to training for the everyday CrossFitter, and answer a ton of questions from the listeners.
Direct download: Episode_88.mp3
Category:Health -- posted at: 11:11pm PST

Julien Pineau joins Armen Hammer, Eddie Ifft, and Scott McGee as they chat about Eddie's vanishing weekend, Armen's experience commentating at Waxman's Affiliate Invitational, Doug Katona backing out from the show, the CrossFit Clitheroe Naked CrossFit Calendar, strongman training for CrossFitters, hip position differences between weightlifting, gymnastics, and strongman, then answer listener questions during the lightning round.
Direct download: Episode_87.mp3
Category:sports -- posted at: 12:00am PST

Combatives expert Tony Blauer joins Armen Hammer, Eddie Ifft, and Scott McGee as they chat about Eddie's surfing injuries, Halloween costumes in gyms, Tony's history with CrossFit, developing SPEAR, Eddie's fight stories, Armen's failing metaphors and movie references, and answer questions from listeners during the lightning round.
Direct download: Episode_86.mp3
Category:sports -- posted at: 3:00am PST

Sean Waxman joins Armen Hammer and Scott McGee as they discuss his fanny pack, his experience at Crush Cancer, early arm bend vs no early arm bend, bruising the pubic bone, BearCat the intern, how Waxman's Gym is doing, technique in power vs endurance events, low bar vs high bar squatting, the Affiliate Weightlifting Invitational on November 3rd, the Secrets of Russian Champions training camp from November 21-23, and answer listener questions during the lightning round.
Direct download: Episode_85.mp3
Category:sports -- posted at: 8:33am PST

Tait Fletcher joins Armen Hammer, Scott McGee, and Eddie Ifft as they chat about Breaking Bad, Crush Cancer,  baby monkeys riding pigs, killer whales, social media and anonymity, the philosophy of competition, a history of altercations, and the lightning round of listener questions.

Direct download: Episode_84.mp3
Category:sports -- posted at: 11:50pm PST

Kenneth Leverich and Ryan Fischer join Armen Hammer and Scott McGee as they chat about Ryan's experience at the 2013 SoCal Regionals, Kenny's experience at the 2013 CrossFit Games, chatting about training, and answer questions from the listeners.
Direct download: Episode_83.mp3
Category:Health -- posted at: 12:00am PST

John Welbourn, founder of CrossFit Football and Power Athlete HQ, joins Armen Hammer, Eddie Ifft, and Scott McGee as they share stories about altercations, John's history in the NFL, his nutrition through college, his first purchase with his first paycheck, some 'welcome to the NFL' moments, Armen's history with John, programming in CrossFit and the nonexistence of 'the super program', fitness vs athleticism vs performance, and answer some listener questions.

Direct download: Episode_82.mp3
Category:sports -- posted at: 12:00am PST

CrossFit Games Champ Sam Briggs, Lindsey Valenzuela, and Val Voboril join Armen and Scott as they chat about the Games, their lives since sweeping the podium, play the Newlywod Game, and answer listener questions all in front of alive audience!

Direct download: Episode_81.mp3
Category:sports -- posted at: 1:08am PST

Aubrey Marcus, CEO of Onnit, joins Armen, Eddie, and Scott as they chat about Armen's fantasy football win this weekend, Scott's wrist injury, Aubrey's relationship with Joe Rogan, the history of Onnit, the development of their supplements, their fitness products, and answer questions from the listeners.

 
Direct download: Episode_80.mp3
Category:sports -- posted at: 1:44am PST

Nutrition and Performance Specialist Brad Davidson joins Armen, Scott, and Eddie as they discuss black CrossFitters, the CrossFit Offline show, Eddie's India experience, an update on the Wodcast Podcast Fantasy Football League, the Crush Cancer fundraiser, Brad's company and work, his development and process, Eddie takes an HRV test, Brad checks out Kill Cliff ingredients, Armen and Eddie test their acid buffering, Brad's personal history, Armen and Eddie take a Zinc tally test, and answer listener questions.

Direct download: Episode_79.mp3
Category:sports -- posted at: 1:39am PST

CrossFit Endurance founder and coach Brian Mackenzie joins Armen, Eddie, and Scott as they discuss Eddie's history with CrossFit, the start of Endurance WOD, how to use it and what's it's for, the state of endurance in CrossFit, positioning during running, and answer questions from the listeners.

Direct download: Episode_78.mp3
Category:sports -- posted at: 9:00pm PST

Chris Bell, director of 'Bigger Faster Stronger', joins Scott, Armen, and Eddie as they chat about Eddie's experience with UCLA's BXA test, they measure everyone's biceps, Scott's battering ram practice, Chris' experience with CrossFit, awesome 80s movies, Katie Hogan's future wrestling career, John Cena's lifting history, Chris' history with his movie 'Bigger Faster Stronger',  his new film 'Prescription Thugs', the effects of PED use after use, the idea of what defines 'performance enhancing drugs', a history of testosterone, and  look at competition in the culture of the USA.

Direct download: Episode_77.mp3
Category:sports -- posted at: 1:02am PST

Val Voboril, 3rd place finisher at the 2013 CrossFit Games, joins Eddie, Armen, and Scott as they discuss plans for the 100th episode, ESPN and CrossFit, Eddie's travels, Val's performance and past, Armen's experience with Strong Fit,  how awesome American Ninja Warrior is, Val's training into the Games and her experience there, and answer listener questions.

Direct download: Episode_76.mp3
Category:sports -- posted at: 12:56am PST

CrossFit coach and author Andy Petranek joins Armen Hammer, Eddie Ifft, and Scott McGee as they chat about counting pumps, Andy's toes, Armen's dick update, things  CrossFitters are good at, Andy's new book 'Fire Your Gym', his history with CrossFit, the story of his cover, Scott's experience owning a pig, Eddie's experience owning a pig, Andy's process in writing the book, and answer listener questions.

Direct download: Episode_75.mp3
Category:sports -- posted at: 10:10pm PST

Scott, Eddie, and Armen get the crew back together to check in with Eddie, chat about mental prep,  recap the CrossFit Games, and answer listener questions.

Direct download: Episode_74.mp3
Category:sports -- posted at: 11:44pm PST

We interview Katie Hogan, Sam Briggs, Brian Mackenzie, BSD, Mina Rivera, and answer fan questions live at the 2013 Reebok CrossFit Games. 
Direct download: Episode_73.mp3
Category:sports -- posted at: 12:00am PST

Owner of Kill Cliff/2Pood Baker Leavitt joins Armen Hammer and Scott McGee as they chat about competing as a strongman in Canada, the escalation of CrossFit athletes' abilities, the announced CrossFit events, events we wanna see at the Games, odds at the Games, the fall of 80s superstars, Baker's strength, how Armen and Baker met, how Baker got involved with Kill Cliff, make Games predictions and answer questions from the listeners.

Direct download: Episode_72.mp3
Category:sports -- posted at: 12:00am PST

CrossFit Games athletes Lindsey Valenzuela, Sam Briggs, and Ruth Anderson Horrell join Armen Hammer and Scott McGee as they discuss the Games event announcements, Mikko's exit from this year's Games, competing as a professional CrossFitter, their goals for this year's Games, we play a round of The Newly WOD Game, and answer listener questions.

Direct download: Episode_71.mp3
Category:sports -- posted at: 11:14pm PST

Owner DogTown CrossFit and gymnastics coach Dusty Hyland joins Armen, Scott, and Eddie as they chat about CrossFit Hollywood, Scott McGee's flubbed back tuck, Armen's near catastrophic dick injury, Scott's catastrophic college dick, the article in Inc magazine about CrossFit, Dusty's athletes, his thoughts on remote coaching, his work with Tommy Hackenbruck, coaching in CrossFit, learning and mastering specific gymnastics skills, guessing events at the CrossFit Games, the upped rewards at the Games, turnover rate among the leading CrossFit athletes, and answer questions from the fans.

Direct download: Episode_70.mp3
Category:sports -- posted at: 11:08pm PST

CrossFit Games athlete and coach Becca Voigt joins Armen Hammer, Eddie Ifft, and Scott McGee as they chat about the recent media coverage of CrossFit in Inc. magazine, the growth and change of CrossFit as a sport, Becca's history with the CrossFit Games, her current training under coach Ben Bergeron, her past training, differences between her past training and her new training, and looking forward to the 2013 CrossFit Games.

Direct download: Episode_69.mp3
Category:sports -- posted at: 1:25am PST

Athlete, gymnast, and actor Maddy Curley joins Eddie, Scott, and Armen as they chat about Eddie's taxi issues, Maddy's history with gymnastics, her acting experience, her future coaching for Brick's new gym in New York, Scott's Murph plans, Maddy's transition into CrossFit, how high level athletes do in CrossFit, Brick's disqualification from the 2013 CrossFit Games, how she got involved with the CrossFit Games Open Update Show, her new film and kickstarter project 'Chalk It Up', and going ons at the show.

Direct download: Episode_68.mp3
Category:sports -- posted at: 1:19am PST

Olympian Kendrick Farris and Olympic hopeful Derrick Johnson join Armen Hammer and Scott McGee as they chat about Armen's twitter handle, his obsession with their strong quads, Jon North's affiliation process, Kendrick's possible plans for opening a gym, Derek's role as both a coach and a lifter, Kendrick's development as a weightlifter over the years, their nutrition plans and injury history, their strength numbers, US lifters strength vs the rest of the world, not keeping track of other competitive weightlifters, the growth of weightlifting via CrossFit, Kendrick's experience at the Olympics, and answer listener questions.

Direct download: episode_67.mp3
Category:sports -- posted at: 12:12am PST

Strongman coach and athlete Julien Pineau joins Armen Hammer and Eddie Ifft as they chat about Scott's absence, the shootings in SaMo, Eddies return from wherever he's been, Julien's StrongFit gym, CrossFit compared with Strongman, Strongman competitions, Julien's journey into finding strongman, classic strongman competitions, training and programming, the development of CrossFit the sport vs CrossFit the training methodology, and a recap of Rich'a performance this past weekend.

Direct download: Episode_66.mp3
Category:sports -- posted at: 12:55am PST

CrossFit ahtlete Andrea Ager joins Armen Hammer and Scott McGee as they chat about the past weekend's Regionals, the upcoming Regionals, Armen's new segment 'Think Before You Speak', then chat with Andrea regarding her experience at the SoCal Regionals and the overhead squat event, deciding to withdraw, her future plans.

Direct download: Episode_65.mp3
Category:sports -- posted at: 1:39am PST

Join Armen and Scott as they catch up on SoCal Regionals and chat about Scott's experience competing on a team at Regionals, the qualified athletes, Andrea Ager's overhead squat debacle, Ryan Fischer's judging fiasco, and answer questions from the fans.

Direct download: Episode_64.mp3
Category:Health -- posted at: 1:31am PST

We interview Sean Waxman, Brian Pink of Brian's Bowls, Val Voboril, Katie Hogan, and Becca Voigt on Day 2 of SoCal Regionals 2013.
Direct download: Episode_63.mp3
Category:Health -- posted at: 2:04am PST

In possibly the last episode of The Wodcast Podcast, Armen and Kenny chat about the future of the podcast, where they're each headed and their thoughts on the past, present, and future of CrossFit, the podcast, and their development.
Direct download: Episode_62.mp3
Category:Health -- posted at: 1:42am PST

CrossFit athlete Allison Truscheit joins the crew as they check in with German Armen, chat about Kenny's badass training template,  then talk to Allison about her plans to actually go team and how she ended up 7th in SoCal this year, her experience at the 2012 Regionals, her thoughts on the first five events of the 2013 Regionals, preparing for Regionals weekend, her training, her background in athletics and dance, her mindset while competing, and answer questions from our listeners.
Direct download: Episode_61.mp3
Category:Health -- posted at: 2:55am PST

CrossFit Games athlete Val Voboril join Kenny, Armen, guest host Scott McGee as they discuss Armen's breakfast and beard, Scott's training, Val's experience in the CrossFit Games in 2009, her training, going from a c-section to placing 5th at the Games in 2012, her development as an athlete, her experience at SEALFit Kokoro Camp, competing and finding a reason to push herself, her past and future with CrossFit, and finish off with a lightning round of listeners' questions.
Direct download: Episode_60.mp3
Category:Health -- posted at: 1:16am PST

Future CrossFit Games Champion Sam Briggs join Kenny, Armen, guest host Scott McGeeas they discuss missing last week's show, Armen's desire to poke badass athletes in the quads, Kenny's weekend, Sam's knee injury and recovery, her past as a footballer (that's soccer for us Americans), her transition into being a firefighter and starting CrossFit, her experience competing at the 2010 Games, training with Lindsey Valenzuela, competing at the 13.5 live announcement, her best and worst moments in CrossFit, predictions for the Games, and answer questions from the listeners.

Direct download: Episode_59.mp3
Category:Health -- posted at: 2:32am PST

CrossFit athlete and coach Bill Grundler join Eddie, Kenny, and Armen as they discuss 13.5, showboating in CrossFit, general thoughts on the Open, Bill's experience in the Open, his athletic history, thoughts on competing in the Open class vs as a master, training as a master, thoughts on PEDs in CrossFit and it's use as a masters athlete, and lightning round listener questions.
Direct download: Episode_58.mp3
Category:Health -- posted at: 11:24pm PST

MMA coach John Hackleman and Sal Masekela join Eddie, Kenny, and Armen as they catch up on the last week, get a call in from John Hackleman and Sal Masekela to discuss training fighters, training camps, and predictions for 13.5.
Direct download: Episode_57.mp3
Category:Health -- posted at: 3:03am PST

Join Eddie, Kenny, and Armen with guest host Scott McGee as they discuss Kenny's experience with 13.3, PED testing, Corey Reed's performance on 13.3, Scott and Armen on 13.3, party tricks, predictions for 13.4, and little people CrossFitting.
Direct download: Episode_56.mp3
Category:Health -- posted at: 3:14am PST

Join Eddie, Armen, and guest host Scott McGee as they turn the tables around on Kenny Kane and have him on the hot seat and chat about midgets in CrossFit, 13.2, Josh Golden, predictions for 13.3, Kenny's childhood and sports background, his high school and college athletics, being a comedian and hip hop dancer, followed by lightning round of listener's questions.

Direct download: Episode_55.mp3
Category:Health -- posted at: 3:07am PST

Join Kenny Kane, Armen Hammer, and Scott McGee as they catch up on the Open, chat about growth and diversity in CrossFit, different mentalities in training and competition, Ruth's bee sting during the Games, Scott's recent SWAT stories, questionable scores on 13.1, and updates on the Leaderboard.
Direct download: Episode_54.mp3
Category:Health -- posted at: 3:46am PST

CrossFit Games athlete Kenneth Leverich and Ryan Fisher join Kenny Kane, and Eddie Ifft. Armen Hammer is out this episode due to a cold.  The guys give some insight on what fuel goes in their bodies before a game like kit kats an chocolate milk. Ryan talks about how he tried to buy 100 lbs of grass fed beef.

Direct download: Episode_53.mp3
Category:Health -- posted at: 2:55am PST

Kiwi and CrossFit Games athlete Ruth Horrell joins Kenny, Eddie, and Armen as they discuss programming in CrossFit, the growth and future of online programs, Brendan's 1:28 Diane video, then catch up with Ruth's training, Ruth's experience at the Games (including going temporarily blind after the rope climb/sled event), recovering between events, sponsorship opportunities as the sport grows, and answer questions from the fans.
Direct download: Episode_52.mp3
Category:Health -- posted at: 12:12am PST

Chad Kibbey and Brendan Griffin join Kenny Kane, Eddie Ifft, and Armen Hammer as they discuss the demographic of Palm Springs, the Wodcast Podcast's new shirts and website, Armen's post workout meal earlier in the day, Eddie's current injuries, Chad Kibbey's gym in Palm Desert, Brendan's 1:28 (!!!) Diane, his lifestyle and background, Chad's background and story, then answer questions from the listeners and the hosts.

Direct download: Episode_51.mp3
Category:Health -- posted at: 10:40pm PST

Christmas Abbot joins Kenny Kane, Eddie Ifft, and Armen Hammer as they catch up on Eddie's couple weeks off, Armen's first experience with Isabel, Christmas' job with the Level 1 Seminar crew, doing hill sprints with Kenny, her introduction to NASCAR, then we answer questions from the listeners.
Direct download: Episode_50.mp3
Category:Health -- posted at: 11:30pm PST

CrossFit superstar athlete Lindsey Valenzuela joins Kenny Kane, Armen Hammer, and guest host Scott McGee as they try to introduce Lindsey to John Hackleman over the phone, chat with Matty Aporta about Armen's shitty assay results, how to get better, SFH's new high potency fish oils. After, Lindsey addresses the steroids question, chats about her experience at SEALfit's Kokoro camp, how she grew as a competitor thanks to Kokoro, transitioning into the role of a professional athlete, moving from a 9-5 job into the role of a coach, possible drama from moving from one gym into another community, being the People's Champ, growing personally. Then we check in with Mina, who's a teen competitor and one of Lindsey's biggest fans about how Lindsey inspires her, and her mom (Dizzle, our resident Vegan) talks about building an all girls CrossFit team. Finally, we address some of the questions from the listeners.
Direct download: Episode_49.mp3
Category:Health -- posted at: 11:30pm PST

Lindsey Valenzuela joins Kenny Kane, Armen Hammer, and guest host Scott McGee as they try to introduce Lindsey to John Hackleman over the phone, chat with Matty Aporta about Armen's shitty assay results, how to get better, SFH's new high potency fish oils. After, Lindsey addresses the steroids question, chats about her experience at SEALfit's Kokoro camp, how she grew as a competitor thanks to Kokoro, transitioning into the role of a professional athlete, moving from a 9-5 job into the role of a coach, possible drama from moving from one gym into another community, being the People's Champ, growing personally. Then we check in with Mina, who's a teen competitor and one of Lindsey's biggest fans about how Lindsey inspires her, and her mom (Dizzle, our resident Vegan) talks about building an all girls CrossFit team. Finally, we address some of the questions from the listeners.
Direct download: Episode_48.mp3
Category:Health -- posted at: 12:23am PST

CrossFit coach and Whole Life Challenger Michael Stanwyck joins Eddie Ifft, Kenny Kane, and Armen Hammer as they discuss Armen's beard, Eddie's weekend in Vegas, Armen's experience at the OC Throwdown, the Spartan Race, the start and structure of The Whole Life Challenge, and the guys reveal the shocking results of the omega 3 blood tests they took last week.

Direct download: Episode_47.mp3
Category:Health -- posted at: 10:41pm PST

We interview Andrea Ager, Lindsey Valenzuela, Corey Reed, Luke Kayyem and many more at the OC Throwdown!  

Direct download: Episode_46.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:26am PST

Stronger Faster Helathier's Matty Aporta joins Eddie Ifft, Kenny Kane, and Armen Hammer as they chat about recent drama between Freddy Camacho, Luke Kayyem, and CrossFit HQ, Rich Froning's videos on the journal, getting into Matty's history with the fish oil industry, and answer questions from the listeners.

Direct download: Episode_45.mp3
Category:Health -- posted at: 2:26am PST

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