On Episode 238 of CrossFit Radio, host Justin Judkins interviewed Jeremy Jones from Diablo CrossFit. The team placed third at the 2012 Reebok CrossFit Games. This episode was webcast live at 6 p.m. PDT on Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2012.
This week’s Words of Wisdom are Understanding Ego Depletion from Dan Ariely’s blog. To combat stress, he advises the following:
1. Acknowledge the tension; don’t ignore it.
2. Call it what it is: “ego depletion.”
3. Understand ego depletion.
4. Include and consider the moral implications.
5. Evade ego depletion.
6. Know thyself.
7:10 Jeremy Jones came on the show to talk about Diablo CrossFit’s experience at the 2012 Reebok CrossFit Games. The team placed third, and Jones talked about how satisfying it was to be on the podium after missing the final day last year by one point. He described what it was like to be in the stadium for the final Girls workout, and he introduced Diablo’s team members. Jones talked about the community at the box and the depth of the competitive athletes at Diablo. He detailed how he programs his workouts and shared what seven years of planning WODs has taught him. He explained what he looks for in recorded workout results to help him program future WODs, and he described his competitor’s class and the box’s Firebreather workouts. Turning to romance, Jones explained why a trainer has to pay for an athlete’s yearly membership if the two start dating.