On Episode 225 of CrossFit Radio, host Justin Judkins interviewed Cheryl Brost about her upcoming Regional competition, as well as Gabe Subry, who just qualified for the 2012 Reebok CrossFit Games. This episode was webcast live at 6 p.m. PDT on Wednesday, May 23, 2012.
The WOW (Workout of the Week) is from CrossFit 808 in Honolulu, Hawaii.
Complete as many rounds as possible in eight minutes of:
10 hand-release push-ups
Then, for time:
4:19 Cheryl Brost came on the show to talk about the North West Regional competition. She spoke about her decision to only do parts of the different workouts in training, and she described how her strengths and weaknesses align with the workouts she’ll face. Brost talked about attending the South West Regional and shared the lessons she learned that will help her in her own competition. Brost also described what it’s like to be a competitive CrossFitter with two busy and active children. She explained what their nutrition looks like and how the whole family CrossFits together. Finally, she gave advice to parents of CrossFit kids.
28:41 Gabe Subry placed third in the very competitive Northern California Regional, and he’s qualified to make a return trip to the Home Depot Center. After taking 21st in the first workout, his chances of competing this summer looked bleak. Subry talked about the hole he dug with his Diane time and how he had to come back. He also talked about his mental preparation and how it paid off given the challenging circumstances. Subry explained what CrossFit means to him and how it has changed his life, and he detailed the things that have helped him be most successful as owner of CrossFit 209 Sport.