On Episode 230 of CrossFit Radio, host Justin Judkins interviewed CrossFit success story Brian Marcoullier and Reebok CrossFit Games Masters qualifier Eric Bartlett. This episode was webcast live at 6 p.m. PDT on Wednesday, June 27, 2012.
The WOW (Workout of the Week) is from MBS CrossFit in Broomfield, Colo.
10-9-8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1 reps for time of:
Deadlifts at 1.5 x body weight
Kettlebell swings (72/44 lb.)
2:41 Brian Marcoullier has lost 55 lb. in the last year. He came on the show to talk about how he’s changed his life. He described how losing his balance and falling down a short set of stairs showed him just how far out of shape he really was. He explained how he found CrossFit and what his first intro class was like, and he detailed why he’s stepping up from three classes a week to five. Marcoullier said his diet changed as well and had a huge impact on his health and fitness.
27:07 Eric Bartlett is 45 years old and routinely beats all the young guys in his affiliate. He placed 10th in the world in the Open and is headed to the Home Depot Center to compete in the 45-49 Masters Division. He described why he does CrossFit and why he wants to compete. Bartlett shared his training plan and explained why he doesn’t “really suck at anything.” Finally, he gave his outlook for the Masters competition.