On Episode 207 of CrossFit Radio, host Justin Judkins interviewed Paula and Jordan Gravatt, who create media for CrossFit HQ. Justin also interviewed 2011 Reebok CrossFit Games sixth-place finisher Dan Bailey. This episode was webcast live at 6 p.m. PDT on Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2012.
The WOW (Workout of the Week) is from Element CrossFit.
Squat, 5 reps
Then complete as many rounds as possible in 15 minutes of:
135-lb. power clean, 5 reps
135-lb. thruster, 5 reps
4:30 Jordan and Paula Gravatt own CrossFit by Overload. They also create media for CrossFit HQ, and Paula is CrossFit HQ’s Affiliate Manager. Because Paula’s plate isn’t full enough, she agreed to be the coordinator for the upcoming CrossFit Tour, which kicks off Feb. 3-5 in Gold Coast, Australia. Paula explained what the tour is and why CrossFitters should attend. Jordan related how they started their affiliate in their garage and grew into the space they now occupy, and he described the challenges they have overcome to find success.
29:50 Dan Bailey won the 2011 Reebok CrossFit Games Open competition and went on to place sixth at the Games. He described what that experience was like for him and then talked about his 2012 training with past champions Mikko Salo and Graham Holmberg. Bailey talked about his programming and his strength training, as well as things he has learned from Salo. Interestingly, Bailey recently got a position as a graduate assistant strength-and-conditioning coach at Tennessee Tech and is now working out with yet another CrossFit Games champ: Rich Froning Jr.