On Episode 161 of CrossFit Radio, host Justin Judkins interviewed Glen Harrison, creator of the Met-Con5 Training Journal. Justin also interviewed Jason Ackerman, owner of Albany CrossFit, and Brian Wilson, owner of Potomac CrossFit. This episode was webcast live at 6 p.m. PDT on Wednesday, March 2, 2011.
6:20 Glen Harrison created the Met-Con5 Training Journal and came on the show to talk about some of its features. He talked about how important goals are in achieving elite fitness and how the journal was designed to help you set, keep track of and reflect on your CrossFit goals. Glen also talked about how to get the most mileage out of the food-log portion of the journal.
27:10 Jason Ackerman is one of the owners of Albany CrossFit. He came on the show to talk about what his affiliate will be doing for the CrossFit Games Open. He explained how and why he’s encouraging his athletes to compete, and he described the steps he’s taken to plan for the event. Of course, he had some advice for other affiliate owners who are thinking of hosting Open workouts. Ackerman also described his affiliate’s on-ramp program and some of the things he’s done to create a community.
46:20 Potomac CrossFit owner Brian Wilson is joining forces with 15 other affiliates to create a “sectional-like” atmosphere for the Open, and he described how the affiliates are coordinating the event. He expressed a desire to provide a fun, entertaining and competitive event like the ones so many CrossFitters participated in last year. Wilson addressed a hot issue by explaining how the judging will be directed and also what steps will be taken to eradicate cheating. His goal is to make sure that only the best competitors advance to regionals.
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