Jeff Toomer of New Ulm CrossFit joins this episode of the GameDay Show. Jeff started his fitness career as an athlete at Kato CrossFit and took the leap to open up his box in New Ulm, MN He has great perspective following your passion and starting a business as well the competitive side of fitness and what that can do for an athlete and community.
Kato CrossFit owner Ben Janike jumps on this episode of The GameDay show. GameDay Mankato 2020 is only a few months away and his community is ready! Ben covers some of his goals for the new year and what lead him to start his community.
Owner and coach at CrossFIt 235/Machine Shed Sports Performance, Tom Sampson shares what makes his community unique as well as how he feels functional fitness is evolving. Machine Shed is located in Menomonie, Wisconsin and offers CrossFit, Olympic lifting, sports performance and fitness conditioning programs.
Nick Gifford of Gifford Fitness and CrossFit Red Lion is on the WodThreads hotline for this episode of The GameDay Show. He talks with Dallas about the origin of his community and his theories on positivity and fitness.
On this episode of The GameDay Show, Dallas catches up with Jackie Barstad. Jackie is co-owner and coach at Momentum Fitness in Eau Claire WI. She shares some unique things about her community, how her teaching background has shaped her as a coach, and how a CrossFit/fitness community is unlike anything else.
GameDay athlete Julia Whitney from Beverly Hills, MI calls into The GameDay Show to talk about nutrition, her coaching business, and how she manages training with her schedule. She also gives some advice for anyone thinking about trying CrossFit and shares her love for napping.
Head CrossFit Coach and CrossFit UDX Kyle Geiger calls in to The GameDay Show to talk about his journey into coaching and how he applies his academic background to coaching for success. The CrossFit UDX community also has several cool events coming up soon so be sure to check those out!
On episode 30 of The GameDay Show, Lindsay Siolka of CrossFit The Firm is on the WodThreads hotline. She talks about how she balances training with her career and the importance of focusing on your individual effort and having fun.
Founder and head coach at CrossFit Southpaw Nick Bock joins Dallas to talk about his background and new community. Open since May 6th, CrossFit Southpaw welcomes athletes from all walks of life and embraces the fact that we all overcome adversity in life and can be better because of it.
On Episode 29 of The GameDay Show, Linnea Wayne calls in to talk about the CrossFit Holdfast community. The owner and head coach reflects on what makes Holdfast unique and reminisces about her early days getting started in CrossFit.
Founder of Ruthless in Pursuit Michael Vespa joins this episode of The GameDay Show. He and Dallas reminisce about the early days of GameDay Competitions and then get down to business covering the mission and future of Ruthless as well as Michael's growth as a coach and entrepreneur.
Reilly Good of K3 CrossFit and CrossFit Bloomington-Normal takes a quick break from his hectic schedule to talk about his approach to goal setting and scheduling. He also shares some candid thoughts on something most people struggle with - how he reacts to setbacks and missed goals.
Sheila Kelsey aka Momma Doom of CrossFit 608 talks to Dallas on this episode of The GameDay Show. She recently competed at GameDay Rochester and at the time of recording was preparing for CF Circus in Des Moines. She covers her mentality towards coaching, listening to her clients, and how she does functional fitness coaching and training at a Planet Fitness.
Zach is the Head Coach and Programmer at High Speed CrossFit in Plano, IL. He knew what he wanted to do early in life and started coaching CrossFit at the ripe old age of 17. On this episode of The GameDay Show he shares some of his tactics for training and keeping himself motivated and talks about the importance of incremental progress in his community of athletes.
Mitch is on the WodThreads hotline to talk to Nikki T on her first ever episode ever! He covers his unique introduction to CrossFit and how that's shaped him as a coach. Mitch shares his views on intensity vs. consistency and introduces us to our new favorite phrase - "candid, savage celebration".
Stephen Hoesley, owner and lead coach at CrossFit 312 in Chicago, joins Dallas on this episode of the podcast. He shares their cool approach to Thursday Throwdowns, some of his coaching beliefs, and the importance of everyone's favorite part of class - the ice breaker question!
CrossFit Supercell aims to transform lives through knowledgeable coaching, fun workouts and a supportive community of people. Coach Heather Baier joins Dallas on this episode of The GameDay Show to talk about that mentality, the importance of consistency over time, and what makes that community special.
Joe Gaydaychuk, Head Coach at CrossFit 88 in Park Ridge, IL joins Dallas on this episode of the podcast. He talks about what has driven him as an athlete and how he applies that to his role as head coach. He also talks about how CrossFit 88 has a mission to help like minded people become the best version of themselves.
CrossFit Minneapolis manager Adrianne Haider joins Danny and Dallas to share her views on coaching and love for competitive weight lifting. Their coaching community's clear attention to detail shows through and she warns us about street food in Singapore.
Director of Operations at CrossFit Nordeast and CrossFit Linden Hills is on this episode of The GameDay Show. Topics covered include his background and journey to current role, what drew him to CrossFit, and the diversity and uniqueness of the Nordeast/Linden Hills community.
Scott Edson, owner of Lake County Strength and Conditioning, joins this episode of The GameDay show. He chats with Dallas about the role that competitions play in motivation, his community and staff, and how to relate to different types of athletes.
On this special crossover edition of the GameDay Show, Abi and Luke Reiland are on the Wodthreads Hotline to talk about their upcoming Summer Circus event. They share a few hints about the upcoming comp, talk about some of the growing pains in creating successful competitions, and share their appreciation for competitors and volunteers.
Greg Lane, co-owner and coach at CrossFit Minnetonka, joins Dallas on this episode of The GameDay Show. Greg shares what got him into coaching and gym ownership, advice to new athletes, and what sets the CrossFit Minnetonka community apart from the rest.
In this episode of The GameDay Show, CrossFit Lakeville program coordinator and former Regional and Games athlete DJ Hillier catches up with Joe and Dallas. They talk about his start as a fitness athlete at the original Mayhem in Mankato, advice for new athletes, and the Mi5 Fitness approach to coaching and community.
CrossFit Subterranean and Clandestine Strength and Conditioning co-owner Vernon Neal talks about his love of coaching, his preparation to compete for native Belize at the 2019 CrossFit Games, and the influence that Kelly Starrett has had on his life.
Matt Meyer started his gym in November 2011 by remodeling his two-car garage. He quit his day job and dove headfirst into the world of gym ownership.
Over the years Matt has helped steadily grow the gym he co-owns to where it is today. CrossFit Sabertooth has a diverse group of members of all ages and abilities, along with a passionate team of coaches, who come together every week to challenge, encourage, and stand alongside one another on the journey to better fitness, and ultimately a better life.
In this episode of The GameDay Show Matt talks about his philosophy on fitness, the early days, and the development of his community.
Bluprint Fitness and Chi-Town CrossFit is all about creating a community support system for all levels of athletes. At their core, they believe in developing relationships with athletes, teaching the ins-and-outs of health & fitness, and creating a program that breeds results. Founder Byron Dyce II talks about the success of his athletes and how people create the unique culture of their community.
CrossFit Des Plaines is passionate about giving people the means to reach their goals through fitness while providing them with a supportive, motivating community. This is clear as coaches Cheryl and Carl share stories about their backgrounds, community success, and beliefs as coaches.
One week after GameDay Mankato 2019 Ben and Dallas talk to Women's RX winner Laura Flazer and Women's Intermediate runner up Casey Kortz. They also break down the team results with Sarah and Jordan of the winning RX team from City of Lakes.
Mike Tenerelli, owner of CrossFit Alphadog, talks about the consistent competitive success of Alphadog, what drew him to CrossFit, and the joy he finds in helping new athletes accomplish things they never thought they could.