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The Jacked Rabbit Fitness Podcast

The Jacked Rabbit Fitness Podcast

By Brandon Simpson
Welcome to the fitness lifestyle podcast from Swamp Rabbit CrossFit in downtown Greenville, SC. We're here to lengthen and improve the lives of people in the Greenville area by providing the Best Hour of Their Day!

Listen in for health, fitness, nutrition, and mindset coaching and take the best hour of your day with you everywhere you go.
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11 - Member Spotlight- Super Mom Katie

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33 - Training with Purpose w/ Coach Alana
Knowing your why really helps to inform the what and how of training. Listen in to hear about how Brandon and Alana are thinking about training headed into the Summer of 2022.
37:52
May 24, 2022
32 - Member Spotlight - Long Time Besties Cindy and Mary
Cindy and Mary have been BFFs for the last 40 years. They've run the streets of Greenville back before it was cool (or safe) to do it. They've done aerobics and bootcamps and half marathons. Now in early retirement, they've found the value of lifting heavy weights under the care of professional coaches to help them maintain their health, independence, and confidence! Listen in and find out that it's never too late to get started taking care of yourself and that there are still tremendous health and happiness benefits available to you, even if you get going later in life.
38:18
May 11, 2022
31 - Community Partner - Brian Blank, MD of Ember Modern Medicine
Brian is a guy who is looking to maximize the good he does in the world. In an effort to provide affordable health care to people in the Greenville area, he started Ember Modern Medicine. He's a great partner to Swamp Rabbit CrossFit, so we wanted to share with you who he is, why he started a practice, what makes them different, and how it benefits our community. Listen in for some health screen tips and good questions to ask your doctor! We hope you'll check it out!
45:07
May 05, 2022
30 - Member Spotlight - Erica James - Empowering Athletes with Disabilities
Erica James is a US Paralympic Sprinter and new member of Swamp Rabbit CrossFit. She speaks to groups on empowerment and self awareness. Her story of overcoming blindness to compete at the highest levels of sport, start businesses, and most importantly love herself is a huge inspiration! Find her at blindfitgirl.com or work out with her at Swamp Rabbit CrossFit.
38:02
March 24, 2022
29 Member Spotlight - Leila Jones - "I'm so much more confident!"
Leila has been a member at Swamp Rabbit CrossFit for a year and a half. In that time she has gotten strong enough to water ski with her family, ride horses the way she wanted to when she was younger, and run pain free! Check out her interview with Brandon about her expanding capability, her love and support of fellow Swamp Rabbit members, and her growing confidence in herself!
29:40
March 21, 2022
28 - How To Train Around a Surgery
At Swamp Rabbit CrossFit our mission is to lengthen and improve the lives of people in the Greenville area by providing the best hour of their day! As far as medicine goes, there has never been a better time to be alive. In today's episode Brandon lays out some very simple principles about training around a surgery. Sometimes, Stuff Happens. When it does, what should you do, who should you talk to about it, and how should you ask to be treated? Check it out!
18:59
March 08, 2022
27 - Meagan Love - Unlock your Potential with a Coach
At Swamp Rabbit CrossFit, it's our mission to lengthen and improve the lives of people in the Greenville area by providing the best hour of their day! In this episode Brandon interviews SRCF member Meagan Love about her experiences in health and fitness. Meagan has worked as a firefighter and EMT, tended horses in Costa Rica, and has been a CrossFitter since 2013. It wasn't until she started working with Coach Alana Gamundoy at SRCF that she received an expert movement assessment and started on a plan to improve her mobility and capability that has already provided results! Check it out!
38:33
March 07, 2022
26 - 4 Kinds of Training Day
How should you think about each day you train at Swamp Rabbit CrossFit? Mindset matters a ton when it comes to getting the most from your training. Find out how you can think more effectively for better results in the gym.
18:21
February 18, 2022
025 - Dan Kitchens - One Magic Question that will change your life
At Swamp Rabbit CrossFit our mission is to lengthen and improve the lives of people in the Greenville area by providing the best hour of their day! In this episode Brandon interviews Dan, a long time member, about transitioning from baseball to adulting to group fitness. He asked one magic question in his job as a nurse that changed everything. Listen in to find out more!
38:39
January 07, 2022
024 - How to get started at SRCF
In this episode, Brandon and Kara talk through figuring out goals, connecting with your why, getting uncomfortable to make positive life change, and how all of that is a little easier with a coach supporting you.
38:09
November 16, 2021
023 - Who are you becoming?
At Swamp Rabbit CrossFit our mission is to lengthen and improve the lives of people in the Greenville, SC area by providing the best hour of their day! Today Brandon unpacks the question of who are you becoming and gives a simple but not easy exercise to dig into it.
16:19
October 14, 2021
EP 22 - Introducing L3 Coach Tatsiana Toustsik
At Swamp Rabbit CrossFit our mission is to lengthen and improve the lives of people in the Greenville, SC area by providing the best hour of their day! Today Brandon interviews our newest coach, CF L3 Tatsiana Toustsik. She's been coaching around the world and helped start what might be the first CrossFit gym in Iraq.
39:52
October 13, 2021
EP 21 - Getting Started with CrossFit
In this episode, Brandon and Garrett discuss how to get started with CrossFit. What should you look for in a gym and how do you know if you found a good one? At Swamp Rabbit CrossFit our mission is to lengthen and improve the lives of people in the Greenville, SC area by providing the best hour of their day!
30:17
October 08, 2021
020 - Fixed Vs. Growth Mindset
At Swamp Rabbit CrossFit our mission is to lengthen and improve the lives of people in the Greenville, SC area by providing the best hour of their day! In this episode Brandon and Alana discuss mindset shifts and how the gym might be the best place to develop a growth mindset.
30:55
July 22, 2021
019 - Introducing Coach Alana
Welcome Coach Alana to the team! She's a veteran coach, CrossFitter, Powerlifter, Weightlifter, Nutrition Coach, and Pre/Post Natal training specialist.
31:47
July 12, 2021
018 - The Ten Physical Skills
Join Brandon and Garrett as they discuss one definition of fitness, the Ten Physical Skills. Find out what they are, how to improve them, and how a coach can streamline the process!
25:36
July 12, 2021
17 - Introducing L2 Coach Garrett!
Welcome Coach Garrett Bastianelli to the SRCF family! Brandon interviews him on his childhood, military service, and CrossFit experience.
41:59
June 09, 2021
16 - Mindset Changes for Success with Brandon and Kara
Comparison is the theif of joy. Don't should on yourself. Focus on what you can control. Let go of what you cannot. Clearly define success. Work through fear.
42:11
May 21, 2021
15 - Open Update 21.1 with Coach Kara
At Swamp Rabbit CrossFit it's our mission to lengthen and improve the lives of people in the Greenville area by providing the best hour of their day! Join Brandon and Kara this week to catch up on the Open standings in our intramural championships!
20:26
March 19, 2021
14 - Member Spotlight - Greg and Chelsea V
At Swamp Rabbit CrossFit it's our mission to lengthen and improve the lives of people in the Greenville, SC area by providing the best hour of their day! Longtime members Greg and Chelsea join Brandon today to share their backstory and experience in becoming more who they are in their 7+ years at SRCF!
42:48
February 26, 2021
13 - The Open Preview 2021 with Coach Kara
At Swamp Rabbit CrossFit it's our mission to lengthen and improve the lives of people in the Greenville, SC area by providing the best hour of their day! Join Brandon and Kara as we preview the Open. Topics include why you should give it a go; memorable performances; 3 (or 4) things that we see unlock for athletes during the Open; and the plans for SRCF's intramural competition!
32:11
February 24, 2021
12 - Member Spotlight - Dreaming Again with Lindsay Walker
At Swamp Rabbit CrossFit it's our mission to lengthen and improve the lives of people in the Greenville, SC area by providing the best hour of their day! Lindsay is a former soccer player who has suffered from multiple knee and hip injuries and reinjures. Since receiving coaching at SRCF she's been able to avoid reinjury for the first time in years while "being able to dream again" and preparing for a triathlon.
34:58
February 12, 2021
11 - Member Spotlight- Super Mom Katie
At Swamp Rabbit CrossFit it's our mission to lengthen and improve the lives of people in the Greenville, SC area by providing the best hour of their day! This episode Katie Reece joins Brandon to share her story of "finally being the person she wanted to be." You don't want to miss the end of this interview!
24:22
February 12, 2021
10- Member Spotlight "Mr. Consistency" Erald Sino
At SRCF our mission is to lengthen and improve the lives of people in the Greenville area by providing the best hour of their day! Today one of our star members, Erald, joins Brandon to talk about his incredible experience in CrossFit over the last 3 years!
29:01
February 11, 2021
09 - Scaling for the Best Hour of Your Day
Join Swamp Rabbit CrossFit coaches Brandon and Deanna as they address scaling workouts so you can come to the gym for the best hour of your day.
33:03
February 09, 2021
08 - Supplements for Health and Performance with Coach Kara, RD
Find out the top 5 (or 6) supplements for health and performance in CrossFit and what they do for you!
35:31
January 29, 2021
07 - Basic Nutritional Strategies with Coach Kara, RD
In this episode Brandon and Kara talk through three basic nutritional strategies: elimination diets, macro counting, and habits based eating. Then we identify which we think is most helpful to most people and give you a basic guide on how to do it!
41:41
January 22, 2021
06 - Our Mission at SRCF
Join Brandon and Deanna as they discuss Coach Deanna's background and the unpack the mission of SRCF. "Our Mission is to lengthen and improve the lives of people in the Greenville area by providing the best hour of their day."
32:08
January 15, 2021
05 - Nutrition is the Base for Everything w/ Coach Kara, RD
Meet Coach Kara! She's a CrossFit Coach, Registered Dietitian, and awesome athlete. We covered the importance of nutrition in all of life and some tips to get started improving your habits today.
42:16
January 08, 2021
04 - Discipline without direction is drudgery
We have all heard that discipline equals freedom... but does it always? 
43:43
April 27, 2020
03 - Training in Quarantine
The Jacked Rabbit Fitness Podcast is brought to you by Swamp Rabbit CrossFit in Greenville, SC. Join us for a conversation about training in weird circumstances!
27:44
April 13, 2020
02 - Something is Better than Nothing
Where do you stand in these 4 areas? Movement, Nutrition, Sleep, and Well being? Join Brandon and Chris as they talk about how being all or nothing is a mistake and how you can avoid it.
39:43
February 28, 2020
01 - On programming and kipping pull ups
The Jacked Rabbits Fitness Podcast is brought to you by Swamp Rabbit CrossFit in Greenville, SC. Your coaches, Brandon Simpson and Chris Buol, bring you strength, conditioning, nutrition, and mindset related content to maximize your fitness life. In today's episode you'll hear about program design, particularly at Swamp Rabbit CrossFit and kipping pull ups. Engage with us on SRCF's socials to let us know who had the better HOT TIP.
20:30
February 14, 2020