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The MetroEast Way

The MetroEast Way

By CrossFit MetroEast

CrossFit MetroEast was founded by Josh Nimmo in 2010. Since then, he and his staff have developed systems and best practices in how they train their clients. This podcast is a way to peel back the curtain to what they do and why they do it. Coaches and clients alike will gain valuable knowledge and understanding on how to better approach training for long term success in health and fitness.
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Tendon Talk with Dr. Dill of Myo-Fit Mobility & Therapy STL
Tendon Talk with Dr. Dill of Myo-Fit Mobility & Therapy STL
Coach Josh hosts , Dr. William (Bill) Dill (EdD, LAT, ATC, CSCS), of Myo-Fit Mobility and Therapy STL again to talk about tendons. Specifically, they discuss tendonitis versus tendonosis, and Bill's go-to strategies to assess and treat both. Got something keeping you from being physically active or staying at the top of your game? Myo-Fit Mobility and Therapy offers professional athletic training services to the recreational athlete. Located inside CrossFit MetroEast in Belleville, anyone can book a New Client Consultation or Injury Evaluation with Dr. Dill HERE.
30:32
December 02, 2022
Holiday Nutrition Tips!
Holiday Nutrition Tips!
Coach Josh hosts CFME fitness and nutrition coaches Alyssa Dawson and Ali Naile as they give us tips to navigate our nutrition and exercise around the holidays. With Thanksgiving coming up to kick off the holiday season, you don't just have to shut things down and pick up your goals again in January. Learn more about how you CAN still take steps towards your health goals AND enjoy the holidays! Are you someone who says, "I know what I need to eat, I just don't do it." We hear that all the time. Maybe you need a nutrition coach to keep you accountable and guide you. If you're working out all the time and not seeing the scale move, it likely has a lot to do with what you're putting in your mouth. Book a free nutrition consult with us today and find out more about how we can help you eat better to look and feel better! Click Here to Book
28:30
November 19, 2022
Constanly Varied vs. Randomly Selected
Constanly Varied vs. Randomly Selected
Coach Josh and Coach Sam dive into the difference between constantly varied vs. randomly selected programming. There's always a method to the madness when they program at CFME and their constantly varied approach keeps their clients exercising better for longer. Want a safe and effective program to keep you moving better and getting stronger? Click the link to book a free intro: https://msgsndr.com/widget/appointment/crossfitmetroeast/free-intro
33:26
November 11, 2022
How To Properly Warm Up
How To Properly Warm Up
What constitutes a proper warm up? What if you don't have much time? How do I warm up for a faster workout? How do I prep for strength? Coaches Josh, Millie, and Sam talk this week about warm ups! How they program them, how they adjust them, and how Coach Josh skips them at times ;)  Need help reaching your fitness or wellness goals? Book a free intro to learn more about which one of our programs are right for you! https://msgsndr.com/widget/appointment/crossfitmetroeast/free-intro
32:53
November 07, 2022
Ask The Coaches Episode!
Ask The Coaches Episode!
Last week we posted in our private facebook group and on our IG story that we were looking for questions on all things fitness, nutrition, and wellness. In this week's episode, we're answering questions like: "How many days a week should a brand new client show up to class?" "What's your number one piece of advice for new clients?" "What's your number one piece of advice for long time clients?" "Should fitness goals adjust during these dark, cold winter months?" Something we finished up with in the episode was highlighting our upcoming Legends Nutrition Seminar on November 19th. If you are 55 or older and want to learn more about how to eat better as you get older, sign up for this special event HERE.
44:33
October 29, 2022
Group CrossFit Programming Update - October 2022
Group CrossFit Programming Update - October 2022
Coach Sam gives us some updates on what the focus will be in the coming weeks of our Group CrossFit Class programming!
32:23
October 24, 2022
Pink Ribbon Girls with Cory Smallwood
Pink Ribbon Girls with Cory Smallwood
Coach Josh had the opportunity to sit down with Cory Smallwood of Pink Ribbon Girls St. Louis to talk about the impact they're making on patients in treatment of breast and gynecological cancers.  Established in the St. Louis area in 2018, PRG serves patients and their families during their treatment with their 4 Pillars: Healthy Meals, Rides to Treatment, Housecleaning Kits, and Peer Support. To learn more about PRG go to: https://www.pinkribbongirls.org/st-louis-missouri To sign up for our upcoming CrossFit for PRG Fundraising event go to: https://crossfitmetroeast.pike13.com/group_classes/293044#/list?dt=2022-10-22&lt=staff
35:32
October 17, 2022
Interview with Bill Dill of Myo-Fit Mobility & Therapy STL
Interview with Bill Dill of Myo-Fit Mobility & Therapy STL
Coach Josh sits down with Myo-Fit Mobility & Therapy STL owner, Bill Dill, to discuss his business and the partnership he's created with CrossFit MetroEast. Bill has been a Certified Athletic Trainer for the better part of 20 years and has worked with a wide range of clients both in and out of the athletic setting. His new endeavor as a Myo-Fit Mobility & Therapy Licensed Facility is a way to extend athletic training services to those physically active. His Metro-East hub will be located inside CrossFit MetroEast and is open to the public. If you're interested in learning more or booking an appointment with Bill click the link: https://myofitstl.janeapp.com/#/staff_member/1/treatment/1
31:04
October 15, 2022
Accessorizing Your Workout Routine For Faster Results
Accessorizing Your Workout Routine For Faster Results
Coach Sam and Coach Josh talk about the why and the way behind how they add accessory exercises and programs for individual and group programming at CFME. Programs like these can expedite their clients' results towards their goals and minimize injuries/issues as clients add work to their program. Need help from a professional coach to personalize your workout program? Click the link to book a free consultation with our staff and learn more: https://msgsndr.com/widget/appointment/crossfitmetroeast/free-intro
27:19
October 11, 2022
Considerations For Prenatal & Postpartum Training
Considerations For Prenatal & Postpartum Training
Mother of two and our resident prenatal/postpartum specialist, Millie Patterson, educates us on the ins and outs of training during pregnancy and beyond. This has become a very important piece of taking care of our female clients on their health journeys.  If you want more help with exercise during pregnancy or after book a free consult with us here: https://msgsndr.com/widget/appointment/crossfitmetroeast/free-intro   If you need a pelvic floor therapist in the Metro-East check out Whole Body Physical Therapy at https://www.wholebodyfix.com/
30:13
September 28, 2022
Volume vs. Intensity
Volume vs. Intensity
This week the crew discuss the difference between volume and intensity and where they fit into their clients' programs. Volume, while it can be an important piece of a training program, should not just be volume because "more is better". Intensity and intent should always be consider over volume. This series is all about teaching the why behind the way we train at CrossFit MetroEast. If you want help with your fitness or nutrition book a FREE consult here: https://msgsndr.com/widget/appointment/crossfitmetroeast/free-intro
26:41
September 24, 2022
Why Scaling Isn't Failing In Your Workouts
Why Scaling Isn't Failing In Your Workouts
CFME Founder, Josh Nimmo, and Coaches Sam Schaefer and Millie Patterson discus the why behind the way we scale at CrossFit MetroEast for the beginner all the to the advanced athlete. If you want help with your fitness or nutrition goals, we'd love to support. Book a free consultation here: https://msgsndr.com/widget/appointment/crossfitmetroeast/free-intro
26:27
September 16, 2022
How Do I Know When to Progress In My Workouts?
How Do I Know When to Progress In My Workouts?
CFME founder, Josh Nimmo, and Coaches Sam Schaefer and Millie Patterson, engage in a conversation about how to know when to advance in exercise progressions or how to know when to go heavier on certain exercises. Take a look to learn more about the why behind the way we do things at CrossFit MetroEast. Need more help with your goals for your health? Book a free intro with our staff at: https://msgsndr.com/widget/appointment/crossfitmetroeast/free-intro
24:58
September 12, 2022
How To Know When You Need A Rest Day
How To Know When You Need A Rest Day
CFME founder, Josh Nimmo, is joined by CFME Coach Sam Schaefer and GM and Coach Millie Patterson to talk about rest days, active recovery days, and how they program for group clients who train 6 days per week. Need help accomplishing your goals? Book a free consult at https://msgsndr.com/widget/appointment/crossfitmetroeast/free-intro
43:19
September 01, 2022
The Benefits of Using Dumbbells and Kettlebells in CrossFit Programming
The Benefits of Using Dumbbells and Kettlebells in CrossFit Programming
CrossFit MetroEast Founder, Josh Nimmo, is joined again by Head of Group Programming and long time Coach, Sam Schaefer, to talk about why they implement kettlebells and dumbbells into their programming and the benefits they have on overall strength, adherence, injury prevention, and longevity in training. 
42:10
August 26, 2022