On Episode 152 of CrossFit Radio, host Justin Judkins interviewed HQ trainer Miranda Oldroyd and sixth-place Games finisher Austin Malleolo. This episode was webcast live at 6 p.m. PDT on Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2010.
2:50 Miranda Oldroyd is a member of HQ’s training staff, and she’s also a fierce competitor. She came on the show to talk about her plans to make a run at qualifying for the 2011 Games, and she spoke about her programming, training volume and the things she will emphasize as she prepares for the upcoming competition season. Miranda also explained how she maintains her fitness level with her busy travel schedule and described what it was like to participate in the Tahoe Throwdown with all of the Rogue and Again Faster athletes.
29:40 Albany CrossFit coach Austin Malleolo placed sixth at the 2010 CrossFit Games after only CrossFitting for a year. With his eyes on 2011, Malleolo spoke about his training and preparations for the upcoming qualification season, and he explained why gaining as much competitive experience as possible is necessary for his growth in the sport. Malleolo talked about how he found CrossFit and what his athletic background was like as he grew up. He recalled how his first WOD was Fran and said he jumped in with both feet right after that. Malleolo also touched on his training volume and how important recovery and nutrition are to him. According to the former hockey player, consistency is essential when it comes to training and nutrition.
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