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Best Hour of Their Day

Best Hour of Their Day

By Jason Ackerman
Hosted by Jason Ackerman and Jason Fernandez, Best Hour of Their Day is a show dedicated to helping the CrossFit community. We cover all aspects of fitness including coaching, training, competing, starting and growing a business, and everything in between. Regular guests include world-class athletes, some of the best coaches in the world, fitness entrepreneurs, industry leaders, and more.

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90. Greg Amundson | The Original CrossFit Fire Breather

Best Hour of Their Day

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361. So Fresh and So Clean
In the 361st episode of the Best Hour of Their Day Podcast, Ackerman and Fern discuss how to keep your gym clean. Like just about everything that happens in the walls of your affiliate you need to lead from the front. You can’t expect buy-in from your members if you’re not doing the same things you ask of them.  Fern and Ackerman discuss best practices for organization and cleanliness as well as many mistakes box owners make. In addition, they revisit the Power Clean and answer a few fan questions.⁠ So you never miss an episode, subscribe on YouTube and on all major podcasting platforms at Best Hour of Their Day. If you want to learn more about our sponsor, Doc Spartan, check out docspartan.com and use the code BEST HOUR to get 15% off all purchases.⁠
49:15
January 27, 2021
360. Community is Not What Separates You
In the 360th episode of the Best Hour of Their Day Podcast, Ackerman and Fern dive into what qualities make a box unique. While a deep community is what makes CrossFit unique, you can't use solely that as what you use to classify your box as special.⁠ So you never miss an episode, subscribe on YouTube and on all major podcasting platforms at Best Hour of Their Day. If you want to learn more about our sponsor, Doc Spartan, check out docspartan.com and use the code BEST HOUR to get 15% off all purchases.
35:59
January 25, 2021
359: Stu Brauer | WTF Gym Talk
In the 359th episode of the Best Hour of Their Day Podcast, Jason Ackerman interviews founder of WTF Gym Talk, Stu Brauer.⁠ So you never miss an episode, subscribe on YouTube and on all major podcasting platforms at Best Hour of Their Day. If you want to learn more about our sponsor, Doc Spartan, check out docspartan.com and use the code BEST HOUR to get 15% off all purchases.⁠
1:01:05
January 22, 2021
358. An Evening with Jason Ackerman (an episode from the CrossFit Orillia "An Evening with" Series)
In the 358th episode of the Best Hour of Their Day Podcast, Jason Ackerman is featured on the "An Evening with" Series out of Crossfit Orillia. In this discussion, Ackerman shares his own personal journey through CrossFit to date.⁠ So you never miss an episode, subscribe on YouTube and on all major podcasting platforms at Best Hour of Their Day. If you want to learn more about our sponsor, Doc Spartan, check out docspartan.com and use the code BEST HOUR to get 15% off all purchases.⁠
51:19
January 20, 2021
357. Fixing the Power Clean
In the 357th episode of the Best Hour of Their Day Podcast, Jason and Fern dissect the power clean. So you never miss an episode, subscribe on YouTube and on all major podcasting platforms at Best Hour of Their Day. If you want to learn more about our sponsor, Doc Spartan, check out docspartan.com and use the code BEST HOUR to get 15% off all purchases.
44:47
January 18, 2021
356. Should you Expand?
In the 356th episode of the Best Hour of Their Day Podcast, Jason and Fern dive into a discussion around whether or not you should expand your affiliate. So you never miss an episode, subscribe on YouTube and on all major podcasting platforms at Best Hour of Their Day. If you want to learn more about our sponsor, Doc Spartan, check out docspartan.com and use the code BEST HOUR to get 15% off all purchases.
44:03
January 15, 2021
355. Selling is not your Problem
In the 355th episode of the Best Hour of Their Day Podcast, Jason and Fern let us in on a little secret: selling is not really your main issue. Tune in to learn more. So you never miss an episode, subscribe on YouTube and on all major podcasting platforms at Best Hour of Their Day. If you want to learn more about our sponsor, Doc Spartan, check out docspartan.com and use the code BEST HOUR to get 15% off all purchases.
36:08
January 13, 2021
354. Kayla Tote | CrossFit for the People
In the 354th  episode of the Best Hour of Their Day Podcast, Ackerman interviews Head Coach & Owner at CrossFit for the People, Kayla Tote. So you never miss an episode, subscribe on YouTube and on all major podcasting platforms at Best Hour of Their Day. If you want to learn more about our sponsor, Doc Spartan, check out docspartan.com and use the code BEST HOUR to get 15% off all purchases.
47:40
January 11, 2021
353. Don't Do These Movements
In the 353rd episode of the Best Hour of Their Day Podcast, Jason and Fern talk about what movements simply should not be done anymore. So you never miss an episode, subscribe on YouTube and on all major podcasting platforms at Best Hour of Their Day. If you want to learn more about our sponsor, Doc Spartan, check out docspartan.com and use the code BEST HOUR to get 15% off all purchases.
46:16
January 8, 2021
352. Fern's Fran and Referral Programs
In the 352nd episode of the Best Hour of Their Day Podcast, Jason and Fern recap Fern's 2:34 Fran experience, explain the different between referral programs & referral offerings, and how to successfully implement each of these aspects of the referral. So you never miss an episode, subscribe on YouTube and on all major podcasting platforms at Best Hour of Their Day. If you want to learn more about our sponsor, Doc Spartan, check out docspartan.com and use the code BEST HOUR to get 15% off all purchases.
41:34
January 6, 2021
351. Morgan Bungerz | Gym Bungerz
In the 351st episode of the Best Hour of Their Day Podcast, Ackerman sits down with CF-L3 Trainer and Founder of Gym Bungerz & Derg Works, Morgan Bungerz. So you never miss an episode, subscribe on YouTube and on all major podcasting platforms @Best Hour of Their Day.
39:44
January 4, 2021
350. Rx Month Revisited
In the 350th episode of the Best Hour of Their Day Podcast, Jason and Fern revisit a discussion on "Rx Month", an initiative Fern implements yearly at CrossFit Rife to boost morale and encourage everyone in his box to hit the intended stimulus for each workout. So you never miss an episode, subscribe on YouTube and on all major podcasting platforms @Best Hour of Their Day.
48:55
December 30, 2020
349. Other Scaling Options to Consider
In the 349th episode of the Best Hour of Their Day Podcast, Jason and Fern continue with their series on programming, outlining today some scaling options you could offer your athletes that maybe you've never considered before. So you never miss an episode, subscribe on YouTube and on all major podcasting platforms @Best Hour of Their Day.
38:36
December 28, 2020
348. Preserving the Intended Stimulus
In the 348th episode of the Best Hour Of Their Day Podcast, Jason and Fern continue their series on programming and intensity, elaborating on what "preserving the intended stimulus" actually means. So you never miss an episode, subscribe on YouTube and on all major podcasting platforms @Best Hour of Their Day.
39:26
December 23, 2020
347. Understanding Intensity
In the 347th episode of the Best Hour of Their Day Podcast, Jason and Fern continue their discussion on intensity, touching on why it is such an instrumental piece of programming and how to interpret it. So you never miss an episode, subscribe on YouTube and on all major podcasting platforms @Best Hour of Their Day.
40:25
December 21, 2020
346. Programming Doesn't Matter
In this episode of the Best Hour Of Their Day Podcast, Ackerman and Fern discuss the level of importance you should place on programming at your box.⁠ Do you need it? Yup.⁠ Is it the most important thing? Definitely not.⁠ Subscribe on our YouTube Channel and on all major podcasting platforms to hear today’s discussion.
28:13
December 17, 2020
345. Not All of your Members Need or Want Intensity
In the 345th episode of the Best Hour of Their Day Podcast, Ackerman and Fern take a deep dive into a discussion on intensity, and why "wrecking yourself" during every workout is not necessarily what your members want anymore...even in the world of CrossFit.  So you never miss an episode, subscribe on YouTube and on all major podcasting platforms @Best Hour of Their Day.
29:07
December 16, 2020
344. Discounts
In the 344th episode of the Best Hour Of Their Day Podcast, Jason and Fern discuss the proper time and place for offering discounts. Spoiler alert: it's virtually never. So you never miss an episode, subscribe on YouTube and on all major podcasting platforms Best Hour Of Their Day.
35:24
December 14, 2020
343. Jacob Heppner | 4.5x Games Athlete and Entrepreneur
In this episode of the Best Hour Of Their Day Podcast, Ackerman sits down with 4.5 time CrossFit Games Competitor, and highly successful entrepreneur, Jacob Heppner, to shed light on how to be successful in your field. Subscribe on our YouTube Channel and on all major podcasting platforms to hear today’s discussion.
57:27
December 10, 2020
342. Coaches Need Coaches
Even if you think you are at the top of the coaching field, you still need a coach yourself. In this episode of the Best Hour Of Their Day Podcast, Ackerman and Fern tell us why we all need a coach. Subscribe on our YouTube Channel and on all major podcasting platforms to hear today’s discussion.
31:39
December 9, 2020
341. Opening in 2007 v. 2020
In this episode of the Best Hour Of Their Day Podcast, Ackerman and Fern dive into the key differences in opening an affiliate in 2007 and opening one in today’s climate. According to your Best Hour team, there are very few things that are even remotely the same. Subscribe on our YouTube Channel and on all major podcasting platforms to hear today’s discussion.
56:37
December 7, 2020
340. Texting Members
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35:32
November 23, 2020
BHOTD - Audio Book - Chapter 20 | Choose your company wisely
We are bringing you special episodes of Best Hour of Their Day every Friday. Jason Ackerman wrote, "Best Hour of Their Day" and for the audio book he took a deeper dive into each chapter.  Interviewed by James McDermott, in each chapter you'll get loads more information, stories, lessons, and more, not available in the original book. You can buy the paperback and ebook versions of "Best Hour of Their Day" on amazon, here is the link. You can buy the audio book on audible, here is the link. If you love the book or this podcast, please leave us a review.
33:25
November 22, 2020
339. Duplicating Yourself
What's the first role in which box owners should delegate?  For most it's coaching.  But, we're afraid no one can do it as well as we can.  In this episode we talk about how to ensure new hires can learn to coach as well as you.
22:34
November 18, 2020
338. Dr. Anthony Balduzzi | Mindset
Anthony and Ackerman hit it off so well, we had to have him back on.  In today's episode the Doctor and Ackerman dive into the concept of mindset.  Including morning and evening routines, meditation, and more.
50:22
November 17, 2020
337. Greg Amundson | Strength to Love
Greg Amundson is the the original Firebreather in the CrossFit community.  Greg is also graduate of the University of California at Santa Cruz and Western Theological Seminary in San Jose, Greg Amundson has spent nearly twenty years in Military and Law Enforcement service to include details as a Special Weapons and Tactics Team Operator (SWAT) and Sniper in Santa Cruz County, a Captain in the United States Army, a Special Agent with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) on the Southwest Border and an Agent on the highly effective Border Enforcement Security Taskforce (BEST) Team. In this episode, Greg gives the best advice we've ever heard when it comes to rep shavers at the box. Order his new book - STRENGTH TO LOVE: 12 Bible Lessons for Church Inside the Gym
30:37
November 16, 2020
BHOTD - Audio Book - Chapter 19 | How you do one thing is how you do everything
We are bringing you special episodes of Best Hour of Their Day every Friday. Jason Ackerman wrote, "Best Hour of Their Day" and for the audio book he took a deeper dive into each chapter.  Interviewed by James McDermott, in each chapter you'll get loads more information, stories, lessons, and more, not available in the original book. You can buy the paperback and ebook versions of "Best Hour of Their Day" on amazon, here is the link. You can buy the audio book on audible, here is the link. If you love the book or this podcast, please leave us a review.
51:33
November 14, 2020
336. Health Insurance for Affiliates
In this episode Fern chats With Maurice Reifman from Health Share Works about the state of health Insurance, what healthy people can pursue as a more financially viable option and who they can share it with. They deep dive on many of the questions people have about health care and pull back the curtain on why simplicity creates control and affordability.  The Coaches Health Association can be an option for many gym owners coaches and athletes.
51:27
November 12, 2020